Scout Notes

Salah blanks as mediocre Liverpool concede again

Southampton 1-2 Liverpool

Goals: Danny Ings (£6.0m) | Sadio Mané (£11.5m), Roberto Firmino (£9.5m)

Assists: James Milner (£5.5m), Mané

Bonus Points: Mané x3, Firmino x2, Ings x1

Liverpool’s performance at Southampton on Saturday proved right those Fantasy Premier League managers who had concerns after the Super Cup final.

Having played 120 minutes in Istanbul midweek, the Reds probably did not deserve to take all three points from the Saints as they did not play to their usual high standards.

That led to Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) recording his first blank of the 2019/20 season at just the second hurdle.

The Egyptian was largely anonymous at the St. Mary’s Stadium, only finding himself presented with one decent chance on Saturday afternoon.

After making a trademark run cutting in from the right, Salah bore down on Angus Gunn‘s (£4.5m) goal, only for Southampton’s shot-stopper to deflect the effort away with his feet.

Salah was pulled off in the 78th minute at Southampton

Despite Klopp’s insistence that a 120-minute outing would not hamper Salah in Gameweek 2, Liverpool’s manager took the player off in the 78th minute and replaced him with Divock Origi (£5.6m).

Whether Fantasy managers should have any lasting concerns about Salah remains to be seen though.

It will not be every week that the Egyptian will be forced into extra-time midweek before a Saturday Premier League match.

Furthermore, with a home match against Arsenal next, a side who Liverpool scored five against at Anfield last season, it probably does not serve well to make any kneejerk reactions to Salah’s Gameweek 2 blank.

However, a 14-point haul for Sadio Mané (£11.5m) might just give some Fantasy managers itchy feet.

The former Southampton man returned to the starting line-up after his late return from African Cup of Nations action over the summer and got himself a goal and assist against his former employers.

The Senegalese international played only 103 minutes in the Super Cup final, which might have helped his cause, although in truth he wasn’t any more involved in the Liverpool action than Salah.

Yes, it was his excellent curled effort from range that gave Liverpool the lead, but he, like Salah, was also not at his best in a game largely dominated by Southampton.

Firmino scored what proved to be the winner for Liverpool but they were far from their best at Southampton

The same goes for Roberto Firmino (£9.5m), who outscored Salah in this game but did not necessarily offer much more than him across the course of the game.

We pointed out in Gameweek 1 that the Brazilian had registered more shots than Salah against Norwich, but it was the Egyptian who had more efforts on goal in this game.

Southampton asked plenty of questions of the European champions in the opening 45 minutes, Nathan Redmond (£6.5m) exploiting space on Trent Alexander-Arnold’s (£7.0m) side of the pitch.

The former Norwich midfielder saw a fierce effort go wide early on before Che Adams (£6.0m) dragged just beyond the far post from a corner.

Goalkeeper Adrian (£4.5m), who came through an ankle injury scare, was very much at the heart of Southampton’s attacking play for much of the game.

Early on, his clearance was charged down by James Ward-Prowse (£6.0m), setting the tone for the afternoon.

For long periods, the former West Ham man kept his side in the game, his most impressive save a point-blank stop from a Maya Yoshida (£4.5m) header after a Southampton corner.

Adrian was at the heart of the narrative for Liverpool’s win over Southampton

Adrian also made some good saves in the second half too, but ultimately it was exclusively his fault when Danny Ings (£6.0m) scored in the 83rd minute.

In almost a carbon copy of what happened with Ward-Prowse in the first half, his attempted clearance was charged down by the forward, who did not have to add a second touch to see the ball roll into an empty net.

“Yes (I have spoken to Adrian): ‘You finally arrived, welcome!’ Ali did the same. Obviously, it’s a goalie thing at Liverpool, no problem with that as long as we win the games. All good.” – Jurgen Klopp

The fact that Adrian allowed himself to get closed down on two occasions will not inspire confidence in owners of Liverpool defensive assets, especially those with a double-up in this department. That said, Klopp did insist that his team played him too many short passes today, in light of his recent injury. Maybe a return to full fitness for Gameweek 3 might help Adrian somewhat.

“Adrian had a swollen ankle and we played too many balls back to him in that period. I was happy with everything he did today, all the saves, all that stuff. The other players have to then feel more the responsibility for the build-up and cannot give all the balls back to him and hope the pain killers still help or whatever. I don’t think the goal was because of that, but a few other balls were. He is completely good with his feet. If you would have seen his ankle on Thursday after we left the plan then you would say even the pass before the [Southampton] goal was better than you would have expected! It is all fine.” – Jurgen Klopp

Owners of key Liverpool defensive assets were left disappointed on Saturday afternoon

Southampton burst into a late fight-back and probably should have levelled things up, Ings screwing wide from short-range shortly after busting Liverpool’s clean sheet.

Either way, after what Norwich achieved at Anfield in Gameweek 1, Southampton’s domination of this game will add further worry to those with Liverpool defenders.

Unfortunately for those invested in Andrew Robertson (£7.0m), Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk (£6.5m), or a combination, Liverpool did not get enough going to soften the blow of losing the clean sheet with some attacking returns.

Those concerned about the double-up especially will perhaps not be too excited about Arsenal coming to Anfield in Gameweek 3.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

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  1. Gringo Kid
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    After Pukki party do you expect Kane party against Newcastle?

    1. thomas19390
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      or Son

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Or Moura

    2. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Short answer, yes.

      W

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        ... ill need a big sofa

    3. Rash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      If hes been resucued from laporte pocket by then.

    4. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Literally thinking about WC to avoid the sofa

    5. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Pukki party vs Chelsea??

  2. thomas19390
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Ryan,Button
    Digne,Robbo,Zinchenko,Aarons,Lundstram
    Salah,Sterling,Perez,Martial,Dendoncker
    King,Wilson,Jota
    0,5 ITB
    I am so tempted to do Robbo,Perez,Wilson>Ings,KDB,Van Dijk(-4)
    Guys your thoughts?

    1. Krionos
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I can understand the KDB move, but the others look very sideways to me... I really don't understand why everyone is getting rid of Bournemouth assets either..

      1. thomas19390
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Because i have two of them and they play Man City.Robbo to VVD to give me the extra 0,5 for KDB.Any better idea?Thanks in advance.

      2. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        City Leicester Everton doesn’t fill me with scoring potential

    2. HIT ME!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Dont like those moves

      1. thomas19390
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Could you explain why?

        1. HIT ME!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          I think I would get rid of King rather that Wilson. Ings didn't even start yesterday.
          Just doesn't feel right to me but I could be wrong.
          I think you should go with your gut. Do it.

          1. thomas19390
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 1 day ago

            It's all about KDB and i think this is the easiest way to get him.I am not sure yet.

    3. marco_atk85
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Perez even played its second game yet. What made you to decide to dump him just after 1 game

      1. thomas19390
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        I will wait.Nothing wrong with him but KDB is so good.

  3. Free Hat
    1 month, 1 day ago

    I dont get why some people want to transfer out Salah for Mane because they say Mo looked tired.

    Ofcourse he did when playing 120min midweek in Istanbul and 90min vs Norwich....

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Mane looked better player both in Instabul and yesterday. Sharper more direct.

    2. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Price

    3. HIT ME!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Mane is looking better. Simple as that for me.

  4. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    This LFC fan who injured Adrian - he knew. Shame he didnt succed.

    1. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Hah! Should've done better

  5. UgoSmart
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Salah to Mane bandwagon about to take off.

  6. Wetdream
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Is it not possible to check what transfers mini league rivals have made anymore ?

  7. JurgenRodgers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Moura owners sticking or twisting?

    Lucrative fixture if selected

    Tricky one

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I’m sticking for now, will upgrade to Son eventually I think

      1. JurgenRodgers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Yeah 1 more week seems a good shout, unless Martial turns heads on MNF

        Eye on KDB upgrade myself GW4

        1. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Seems a good plan

    2. Fantasyfootballdemon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Tricky one indeed. I had planned a moura out, kane in this week. Now i dont now what to do! Kane has a higher ceiling but now the move feels a bit sideways.

      1. yakirh
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Moura to Kane sideways?? no way man

    3. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Great fixture next followed by a good run of fixtures in general. The problem is that he isn't nailed on. Son returns and Ali will be back soon enough from his injury. As an owner I'm taking him out to fund Son/Kane in this week.

      1. JurgenRodgers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        I’d wait on Son personally..

        Kane’s a great Cpt shout though

    4. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Think I’m sticking. He’s a goal scorer.

      1. JurgenRodgers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Hopefully he’s earned a Start Gw3

  8. Jones Kusi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Sigurdsson.
    Stick or twist?

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Stick

    2. Wetdream
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Twist

    3. Irbox ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Give him Villa

    4. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Have sold for Martial. Gives 0.4m to get Pukki.

      Will WC if he picks up an injury on Monday.

  9. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Morning. As a fellow Finn I fear I've left the great Pukki down by not choosing him in my team. This has to change. This must change. This will change!
    Also it seems I've missed out on a couple price rises so um...great. Salah to Mane it is. Also Robbo to AWB and Greenwood to Pukki for a hit. Gives a fairly all rounded team. What you think?
    Pope Heaton
    AWB TAA Digne Lundstram Montoya
    Sterling KDB Mane Perez Dendocker
    King Jota Pukki

    No Spurs for their fixs, but you can't have them all. Opinions?

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I am deliberating something similar. And by not getting a Spurs attacking player, I am not sure there is a sofa big enough to hide behind for their game against Newcastle.

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        The thing is, I'm comfortable not having them all. What I am considering is this: is my team going to be too all rounded?

    2. Krionos
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      For next week I would look at Spurs players if you are going to make 2 transfers. Newcastle really are bad and Tottenham might put 5 past em...

      I'm looking at how I can bring Son in. Reckon he will be pumped for that game.

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        I've always liked Son, it the few times I've brought him in early he has done nothing. When I haven't, he's exploded. Furiating. In my team it would mean Salah, Sterling or most probably KDB out for him and I don't like that. KDB looks amazing, Raheem stays and Salah can become Mane but none else.

        1. sminkypinky
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          *liked Son as a player, not necessarily as a fpl option

  10. lilmessipran
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Is this worth a -4?

    Tara + Fraser + king to Kane + trossard + 4.5 def

  11. Wood1
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    why are people worried about pukkis upcoming fixtures? he scored against liverpool, chelsea arent exactly good at the back, west ham are awful defensively, (then city I agree tough), but after this aload of easy games. could see him scorin/getting chances in 6 out of his next 7. hes a class finisher

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Totally agree with this

    2. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I agree. Having watched most of his matches last season and that seasons goals numerous times, I find it silly I didn't trust him from the go. His movement away from the defender is great, keeps the ball low and very often hits the target or forced a save. Class act that will do well this season with norwich' style of attacking play.

  12. diesel001
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Liverpool need to drop their defensive line back about 5 yards. Better teams than Norwich and Southampton will score against them if they persist. Chelsea even gave them a good match mid-week and Chelsea were tonked by Man Utd.

    1. Irbox ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      They seem too casual at times.. playing poor passes out from the back and not pressing the player hard enough

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Were they bad vs Southampton

      Thought it was keeper howler

  13. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Which of these moves to get Pukki in for King?
    A)Perez to Ceballos
    B)TAA to Laporte
    C)Salah to Mane
    D) Avoid the Pukki bandwagon for now

    1. BENOIT
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      A but fixtures not great for him, OR Pukki

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        That's very true, those fixtures are putting me off otherwise A would be an easy decision!

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Depends who the striker is that you’re replacing?

      I’d consider TAA to AWB or Otamendi if you think he’ll play ahead of Stones.

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        The striker is King.
        Have AWB already and not sold on Ota.
        here's the team atm with 2FT
        Pope(Button)
        TAA VVD AWB Digne (Rico)
        KDB Salah Sterling Perez (Dendoncker)
        Jota King (Greenwood)

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Looks nice. You easily stick but that would be a waste.

          With Arsenal up next maybe downgrade one of TAA / VVD for a 4.5m defender (Dunk?) to allow an upgrade to Greenwood, King, Perez or Dendoncker.

          1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Cheers that sounds interesting!

        2. sminkypinky
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Almost similar to my team. You gave me an idea: Robbo + King -> AWB + Pukki for free. Cheers mate.

  14. BENOIT
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Best option here people?

    A) Martial and Pukki/Barnes

    B) Trossard and Rashford

    1. svasei - RIP Rovers 🙁
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      A

    2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      A with Pukki easily imo

    3. liverpool01
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      A

    4. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I’ve gone A

  15. samaael
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Best striker for 6?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      ings

      1. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Why didn’t he start yesterday though?

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Probably tactical

          1. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Thanks

  16. THFC4LIFE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Guilbert is starting to annoy me, 0.5 in funds wasted....

  17. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Anyone know if the price prediction tools got it right last night?

  18. liverpool01
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Maupay or Ings?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Ings

      1. liverpool01
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        cool thanks

  19. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Better captain next GW:

    A) Kane (NEW)
    B) Sterling (bou)

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Kane just edges it I think

    2. liverpool01
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Kane

    3. Irbox ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Harold!

    4. yakirh
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Sterling for me, planning to own both

  20. Pointless
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    How nailed is Kelly in the Palace backline? I’m considering a serious downgrade from Robertson (I’ll still have VVD) to free up £3m to turn Pérez into KDB. But not sure if Kelly is nailed?

    1. -4 every week
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      not nailed

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      He isn’t - only there coz of injuries

    3. Will Kane
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Not nailed. I was looking at the same move but I don't trust any of the 4m defenders to keep their places long term

  21. Warby84
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    I did ask about 25 days ago if anyone was interested in Pukki for GW2 vs Newcastle and nobody replied, haha

    1. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      i put him in WC for GW2! I was absolutely impressed by this fellow. A goal machine, He even scored 2 goals for Finland in a Euro qualifier in June away to Greece or Bosnia or someone.

  22. The Legend Squad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Mane looked pretty incredible yesterday from the highlights. Anyone who watched in full can confirm?

    1. liverpool01
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      He was our player, could of had a few assists

    2. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Do people think he's shaken off his "only performs at Anfield" tendencies from last season?

    3. MagnetBPS
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Liverpool were terrible both end of the pitch, especially first half. Salah was nowhere to be found. Liverpool were lucky to win the game tbh

      1. Pete Price The Lizard
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        First half we should of been down by 1/2-0 Mane's class finish was definitely against the run of play second half we were more dominant, Salah will rest up and hopefully have his firing boots on against Arsenal next Saturday he's played 190 minutes in 3 days can give him the benefit of the doubt for yesterday's performance but can see why people want Mane in he's our best player in the squad personally to me

        1. MagnetBPS
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Mane is the best player on the pitch, but Liverpool controlling of the game and mistakes from the defense, made Liverpool extremely shaky overall. It was similar to the Chelsea game

          1. Pete Price The Lizard
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Agreed our performances definitely don't match the results as of yet but it's important to win vital games like that early on I sound biasist but there's major rustiness at this current time with the squad regrouping the players at different times back together in pre season never happened and we got the trio back late think as the season goes on performances will get better.

  23. PUMPKINHEAD
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Wilson to pukki done.. probably made a mistake but could catch some important TV at least. When Norwich score you get that feeling pukki is going to be the one. Them the players you want

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Ye I think it’s fine now (I was a big advocate of not doing that move for GW2)

      As you say he is going to go up 0.3 this week and he can easily be moved on if this first 2 weeks have been an ‘extreme’

      1. PUMPKINHEAD
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Exactly. If Rashford scores Monday I can see Wilson stock plummeting and a probably drop. Don't want to lose vslue at this stage

    2. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Watched the Norwich game yesterday to have a second look at him. He just looks right. His positioning, runs and even his link up play.

    3. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      good move
      x

  24. TheDragon
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    This should be a hot topic really - Liverpool defence.

    Is double Liverpool defence now too much risk / cost with Adrian in goal or have they just been unlucky? That error for the saints goal was ridiculous.

    With so many options in midfield now at 7.5+ (salah, mane, Sterling, KDB, son, martial) is it time to take cash out of defence to fund it? Or is this just a blip and 2 games too small a sample size?

    1. PUMPKINHEAD
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I'm thinking of dropping Robbo for Dunk to bring Mane in for Moura so I'm certainly on the same lines

      Not against an early wc so nice insurance policy

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Thing is Allison will likely be back for GW5 when pool face Newcastle

  25. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Is it just me or do the prices seem more volatile this year? E.g Pukki rising twice in consecutive days, especially early on when a lot of Wildcards will be being played.

    1. Irbox ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Nah. I think Auba rose 0.6 in 7-8 days last season

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Really? Thought you could only rise 0.3 in a gameweek.

        1. Irbox ⚽
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Yeah was 2GW’s in a calendar week (ie mid-week fixtures)

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Ahhh

    2. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I actually have been thinking they are less volatile! I’m sure my TV was like 101 after 2 weeks last year. Currently at 100.2

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        I thought the Wildcard use slows it down, but players changing twice in 2 days seems rare

        1. Business Cat
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Not early season when there's 5M active players.

          Or when almighty bandwagons like the Pukki express leave the station

    3. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Nothing for a week then twenty random price drops.

    4. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Prices are moving slower IMO, allowing me to be more patient at the start of the season.

      Pukki is understandle, he's starting from 2.5% ownership in GW1, will probably be 20%+ ownership by next week!

      1. Irbox ⚽
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Only need 10% for a price rise as well. I can easily see him triple rising this GW and if he gets any return against Chelsea he could be up 0.6 in no time!

  26. ZeBestee
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    If Digne is fit, is doubling up Eve defence with Mina worth it? Downgrading 1 of Pool boys.

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Coleman still a better pick. Mina for the triple 😉

  27. De Gea Van Dijk. 10
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Can everyone stop shipping Salah.

    1. yakirh
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Let them, Salah will bounce back.

  28. Lord Voldemort
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Afte two games who are the ,use haves in each position? Digne? Sterling? Aubameyang?

    1. Lord Voldemort
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Must haves...

    2. Irbox ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Digne, Sterling, KDB, Kane

    3. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      maybe
      yes
      No. Kane better fixtures. Pukki?

    4. ZeBestee
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Digne is an excellent option, then you have KDB, Mane, Sterling and maybe Pukki.

    5. Lord Voldemort
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Problem with Pukki is his next three games. Thinking salah to mane too...

      1. badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Norwich will create chances. They play Chelsea at home, which should help and West Ham shouldn't off put anyone. City away isn't good.

    6. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Digne, Sterling, KDB, Pukki

      1. Wood1
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        see my comment higher up re: pukki fixtures, he'll score goals

  29. Regin
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    liv scored 5 at anfield last year against Arsenal. Happy with my salah and mane double up. Will captain Mane.

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Sounds good but are you sacrificing Sterling?

      1. Regin
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        no have salah, mane & sterling

  30. LewanGOALski
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Even though he scored, I may sell Aubameyang to free up some cash - thoughts?
    Any stand-out options to go for bar Pukki?

    1. -4 every week
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      i wud keep auba for d season...he is looking sharp n might score more goals than kane imo