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. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Wilson + Perez to Pukki + Martial?
    2 Free transfers.

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 3 days ago

      What if Perez hauls today?

    2. KUNingas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Wait and see how Perez and Martial plays

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Wait to see on Perez. Two really nice fixtures after this one. Would be tempted to wait the two more weeks before shipping

    4. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Wait for the games of perez and martial

  2. George Agdgdgwngo
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Best 6.0m defender. Thinking walker at the minute

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Digne when fit

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      It's still Digne. He should be fit.

    3. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Digne?? Or Coleman + 0.5??

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Digne. 3 shots last game, set pieces. He's very attacking.

    4. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Walker is in great form but Cancelo is a worry, once CL starts, they’ll probably get rotated.

      Probably Digne is the best option.

    5. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Let's see after todays games. Could easily become a ManU def or maybe even Che.

  3. HD7
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    1M ITB
    2 FT

    Best moves? 🙂

    Pope
    Digne VVD Laporte TAA
    Salah Sterling Perez Martial
    Jota King

    Subs: Button, Rico, Greenwood, Dendonker,

    1. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Pukki ?

      1. HD7
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Insufficient money. His fix arent the best btw

    2. Karhumies
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      1M upgrade options:
      GK Pope->Pickford
      DEF Rico->Boly
      MID Dendoncker->Ceballos

      Horizontal shift:
      FWD King/Jota -> Pukki

  4. Old Gregg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Morning,

    Heaton
    VVD-Zinc-TAa-Coleman
    Salah-Sterling-Moura-Fraser
    Wilson-Jota

    4m-Dendoncker-Rico-Greenwood

    2FT

    A) Taa + Fraser > Lowton/Montoya + KDB
    b) Taa + Fraser + Wilson > AWB + KDB + Pukki/Barnes (-4)
    c) Any other recommendations?
    D) WC

    1. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      I like B with Pukki

  5. Klaren
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Are Joelinton and Saint Maximin injured? If they are, Spurs is pretty much guaranteed a CS so might get a Spurs defender.

    1. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Even with Joelinton and Saint Maximin spurs can get a CS. Newcastle could be the whipping boys this season.

      1. Klaren
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Of course, was just saying it’s almost 100% without them as they seem like the only players capable of creating chances, but it’s very likely even if they play.

  6. Codetto
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Salah + C. Wilson -> KDB + Kane

    Thoughts?

    1. jimmyabs1987
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      I’m contemplating same but for a -4 and will leave me no pool mid

  7. SADIO SANÉ
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Salah Sterling Mane KDB (probably Son) Martial (maybe Pulisic) Zaha (probably Tielemans imo) Trossard (possibly Mount) Ceballos Cantwell Dendoncker - lots of decent midfield options this year at very different prices, hard to know how many 'premium' ones to have

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      At least 3.

      Salah, Sterling, KdB are pretty much nailed on in my team. That leaves the rest fighting it out. Might see if I can get Son for differential or Martial to be safer/if he still looks good.

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Bit early to say this but I've got a Trossard-Cantwell rotation on going and not sure I want to change it, so that's 2 spaces used up - 3 premiums means no mid price one...maybe it is time to go expensive in defence instead 😀

  8. ElliotJHP
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Made my transfers in a mild panic yesterday ofc. Two liv defenders potench a concern but still looking good?

    Ederson (Button)
    Robbo Trent Digne Zinc (Lund)
    Sterling Salah Perez (Luiz, Dendoncker)
    Pukki King Jota

  9. MITHRRANDIRR
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    This team was hacked surely? -72 in hits! Incredible !! https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/4278447/event/2

    1. Demel
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Some people have thousands of teams and all they want is the top gameweek score.

    2. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Looks like he is just trying to be the top player for the GW, many peopleqho try to do that and who don’t care about hits or OR.

  10. Demel
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    For those looking to wildcard you can create this starting XI

    Ryan
    Digne - Zouma - Zinchenko -Kelly/Lundstram (rotated)
    Son - Salah - Sterling - Martial - KDB
    Pukki

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Looks nasty. Although that defense is a bit shocking.

      1. Demel
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Got to be compromise somewhere. I am happy with my lot but for those who want something a little potent and a bit different it isn't a bad option. I think it struggles long term though.

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Definitely struggles long term. No flexibility. If Kane suddenly becomes irresistible it's really rough.

    2. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      It’s tempting but you could be down to 10 players some GWs with that defence. Lundstram/Kelly not nailed and Zinchenko is likely to be rotated oce CL starts. Zouma might not be nailed either once Rudiger returns.

      1. Demel
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        I agree. Over the next few weeks it would probably be great. Long term it is in a bit of trouble but having points in the bag and some price rises could soften the blow if it needed a little tinkering a spread of funds.

    3. Bird Raymond
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      I'm currently rotating Kelly/Rico/Lundstram for one place. Waiting for the inevitable when none of them are starting. One down, two to go!

  11. Time to ditch double Liverpool defence?
    FPL Virgin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    In 2 games against poor opposition Liverpool have conceded 27 goal attempts. To put this in context, Man City have conceded just 8.

    Are the warning signs there to ditch double Liverpool defence?

    Or should we stay patient with record breaking defenders who scored over 200 points just last season?

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Shots on target or off?

      1. FPL Virgin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Just overall shots conceded.

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Bournemouth 21 conceded against Villa

          1. FPL Virgin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 3 days ago

            Yeah. Bournemouth are poo.

    2. ElliotJHP
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      The big conundrum, I might give them another week.

      With Robbo and Trent they are still attacking threats in a goalscoring tram

      1. FPL Virgin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        If you count clean sheets as attacking returns, then Robertson got 33 attacking returns last season (21 clean sheets and 12 assists). No midfielder or forward can get you that.

        1. SADIO SANÉ
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Why would you count clean sheets as attacking returns? 😀

          1. FPL Virgin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 3 days ago

            Because they get you points! 😀

            1. SADIO SANÉ
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 3 days ago

              and 4.0 defenders can get those 😉

              1. FPL Virgin
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 3 days ago

                People expect clean sheets too often.

                If a mid table team gets 10 clean sheets in a season, it's considered exceptional, but that's roughly 1 in every 4 games, which is a lot of blanks for a cheap defender.

          2. PlumaPiedra
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 3 days ago

            4pts for a cleansheet. 4pts for a goal.

    3. Demel
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      It is early doors and we don't just own them for their defensive abilities. 3 of their next 5 are against Burnley, Newcastle and Sheff Utd. If there are not at least 2 clean sheets (and limited attacking returns coupled with a poor xg then we have an answer). But until then no panic.

      1. FPL Virgin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        It's not early doors if you look how they defended in preseason (like Neale did).

        1. Demel
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Not sure. It is more down to style of play. If they persist with the high line it could lead to trouble. They were 5 mins and a keeper error from a clean sheet. TAA and VVD picked up attacking returns the previous week. They have decent fixtures. It is fair to consider the switch if you have 2 and there are other options you can upgrade with the cash but I am in no hurry.

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 3 days ago

            Ings also missed a sitter though. They looked shaky in all honesty.

            1. Demel
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 3 days ago

              True. But as others have pointed out they don't just gain defensive returns. Ideally you want either a defensive or attacking return from them each week. Pukki has been brilliant and so has Digne. I would also trust Laporte (who I own) but I don't see many other players 7m and below who have done a lot more.

              1. Demel
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 3 days ago

                *in any position.

    4. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Im giving them another 3 gameweeks. GW 4&5 are very appealing.

      1. FPL Virgin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        It's tough not to cash in on them unless you're managing an inactive zombie team!

    5. HollywoodXI
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      I attended the match yesterday (Saints season ticket holder) and the reason they’re conceding so many shots is pretty much Adrian. He was clearly still carrying an ankle injury yesterday, not kicking unless pushed to do so. VVD and Matip dropped back into the penalty box and stood next to him for every goal kick so he didn’t have to kick the ball. You could feel the nervousness in the Liverpool back 4 from the stands in terms of not trusting Adrian. I have the Liverpool double up (Robbo and TAA) and I’m holding for now. They were both brilliant going forward yesterday and both could’ve hauled.

      1. FPL Virgin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Klopp said that. It was difficult for him to play out of the back with a swollen ankle.

    6. Marvin.com
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Liverpool's fullbacks are attacking players. This can't be stressed enough.

    7. MITHRRANDIRR
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Not just statistics, while you watch them they just did not look solid at all against Chelsea and Southampton.

      Add to that, an iffy goalie who despite previous warnings, continued to try dangerous short passes when being aggressively closed down. I'm ditching them for now.

      1. FPL Virgin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Good point. Robertson nearly smashed a goal in yesterday on the half volley. It was a great save by Gunn.

    8. Vobinho In Wengerland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      It's all good talking about TAA & Robbo getting attacking returns (aimed more at the comments), but if they continue to concede then the attacking return only cancels out the CS points that other defenders would have had.

      So, where's the incentive in paying a premium and getting the same amount of points a well chosen 4.5m could get, especially with the likes of Montoya playing OOP?

    9. Spab
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I'm hoping everyone ditches Liverpool defense. I'll be keeping triple Liverpool defense for a good while yet and if they become a differential then all the better. Quality players. Clean sheets will come.

    10. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I suspect the optimal course of action will be sell now, and buy them back cheaper once Allison has returned

    11. _sidney_will
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Won’t keep a CS until GW5

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

      What was surprising to me was the xG stats.

      Southampton 1.89 vs 1.51 Liverpool

      That suggests that Liverpool were perhaps a little fortunate to win and definitely not dominating like a side who would get close to 100 points in a PL season

    13. RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Well all I care is for big chances and they conceded lot of them too...Soton were unlucky to lose that, they will devour Brighton...Downgraded VVD to do Fraser to Kdb..TAA is season keeper for me just like Robbo was last season

    14. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Id be glad to keep the double up. But if you want KDB, Sterling, Kane and Salah (or Mané), it’s almost impossible imho.

      1. UpAndAway
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I think three of those at the most, otherwise, your team will be compromised. The way I look at it, it's between KDB and Kane for my last spot, and KDB is cheaper.

        1. Pieterke30
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Happy with this

          Pope
          AWB VvD Zinchenko Montoya
          Sterling Mané KDB Ceballos
          Kane Barnes

          4.0 Lundstram Cantwell Greenwood

          0.5 itb

          ... but as I said, no double Pool def

    15. scubasmithy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      absolutely, ditching Robbo for a 4.5 allows me cash in the bank and upgrade of Siggy to KDB. I'll switch back to two Liverpool defenders later in the season but with TAA deciding he can't be bothered to defend and a clown between the sticks a single defender is plenty.

  12. Kiwivillan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Wilson Pukkit sung Mustang Sally. True facts.

  13. the vanisher
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    2 FTs and have Wilson (8.0) and Deulofeu (6.4). any advice on what to do with them?

    1. No Kane No Gain
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Pukki & Haller/Kean

  14. No Kane No Gain
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    2FT.. Plan to take Wilson & Fraser out. Which is the best combination?

    1. Cantwell & Kane
    2. Martial & Haller
    3. Pogba & Kean
    4. Martial & Pukki

    1. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      4

    2. Bruno BaNani
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      1 or 4.
      2 could also come good, but Haller is still a little bit untested, so would wait and see a little more of him first.

    3. RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      4 but then wait till wolved match is done. What if Sanchez is not going away? Then Martial will have half the minutee

    4. scubasmithy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      1 or 4

  15. danlynch13
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Is Robbo likely to drop this week?

  16. Bird Raymond
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Did anybody catch the whole of the Everton match? Kean looked great on the highlights, but was this just because Watford were chasing and the match became stretched? Any Evertonians reckon he'll start the next match?

    1. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      He is better in every aspect comparred to calvert-lewin. Only questions might be if he is fit enough to start.

    2. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Neither forward troubled the scorers.

  17. KUNingas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    How to use 2FTs and get KDB in

    A) Ings + Perez -> Jota + KDB
    B) King + Perez -> Pukki + KDB
    C) Robbo + Dendo -> A1B + KDB

    1. fantasyfog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      b all day long

      1. KUNingas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Hmm Ings and Robertson dropping in price I guess. Currently on C as I have VVD and pool double up not looking nice when Adrian is in goal

    2. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      B

  18. HD7
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    1M ITB
    2 FT

    Pope King to De Gea Chicha?

    Pope
    Digne VVD Laporte TAA
    Salah Sterling Perez Martial
    Jota King

    Subs: Button, Rico, Greenwood, Dendonker,

    1. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      wouldn't get chicha

    2. No Kane No Gain
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Why would you take out Pope?

  19. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Son or Martial for that 4th mid spot?

    Money matters.

    1. Demel
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Or both 🙂

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Nah. I'm not going for your power 5. Only 4 😛 I have Salah, Sterling, KdB already and 2 FTs to get that other one in.

        1. Demel
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          The 4 or Salah, Sterling, KDB and Martial interests me a lot. I have been working out how to turn Perez into KDB (I own the others).

    2. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      I think Martial and possibly Tielemans are underpriced, but waiting to see more. I have a feeling Martial +2m or whatever it is wins

    3. KUNingas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Martial

    4. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Son is a wait and see.

  20. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Predictions for today's game? Ima go 2-1 United

    1. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Exciting draw, 2-2

    2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      1-0 Blades
      0-3 Leicester

    3. MITHRRANDIRR
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      1-0 Lundstram 😛

      1. Tired and weary
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Errrrr wow

    4. No Kane No Gain
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      1-1
      2-1 Leicester

  21. fantasyfog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    whats the new (latest) template guys

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Really don't think there is one anymore

  22. NUFCAndrew
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    What’s the most pressing issue in this team? I have 2 FTs and am actually considering a WC. Thinking it’s both AFCB players & Perez

    Ryan Button

    Robbo VVD Digne Zinchenko Lundstram

    Salah Sterling Martial Perez Dendoncker

    Wilson King Greenwood

    1. Unai123
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Two Bournemouth strikers?

    2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Perez hasn’t played. Get rid of Wilson and king with your FTs. No need to WC.

    3. the vanisher
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      i would not wildcard

    4. Jarvish
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Jeez

  23. supersham
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    2 FTS.

    Fraser to KDB

    Robbo to best 5m options. Any ideas?

  24. zØphar ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Maguire or awb?

    1. Come on you Kante
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Awb

    2. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      got maguire but it's very close

  25. Come on you Kante
    1 month, 3 days ago

    When is son back or not suspended is it after next league game ?

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

      Son is back this upcoming gw 3

      1. Come on you Kante
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Thx

  26. Unai123
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    VVD -> (A) Wan-B or (B) Zinchencko?

  27. George Agdgdgwngo
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Very interested to see how Chelsea use Kante today. He played quite an attacking role on Wednesday night

    1. Athletic Nasherbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Played it last year. Finally the media realise Sarri wasn’t mad.

      Not a good fantasy option though.

      1. HakimZyech
        1 month, 3 days ago

        ...and those chelsea fans who wanted Sarri out early last season

        1. Athletic Nasherbo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Correct

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Yes and no. Without him the defence was unprotected against United - he is needed in his traditional deep role. Frank hasn't found the balance yet; on Wed he played 3 DMs with no creativity and Kante doesn't fill the space there. I'd still monitor Chelsea to see how his tactics settle before moving for any.

      1. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Disagree with this. Created many chances which came from Jorginho mainly.

    3. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      He is wasted, there. Completely wasted.

  28. Strchld
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Earliest WC ever, how to fit Martial or Rashford in If they looks good tomorrow.

    Pope
    VvD - Zinchenko - Digne - 4.5 (Lundstram)
    KdB - Mane - Sterling - Son (Denco)
    Jota/Barnes - Pukki (4.5)

    Decided to downgrade Salah to Mane because I won't captain either next coming weeks. Pukki have been really good for first two games, Norwich seems playing open game, so I think he can score against every team. KdB and Sterling best two assets from ManC and those fixtures coming looks have to have both.
    Also, who looks best 4.5 defender?

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      They're both relatively cheap so shouldn't be hard.
      For Martial obv Son or Kev have to go. I'd lose Son and get Rash for Jota/Barnes.
      Do you have the 0.1 required? If you're just bringing in Pukki I assume you do.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        See the match today, but Leicester's Soyuncu could be your 4.5 man.

        1. Strchld
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Thanks. Thats a problem, hopefully ManU looks tomorrow like last season and I dont want any of them. I still have 0.4m itb with this team.

    2. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      You could go martial + rashford in stead of son and jota/barnes

      1. Strchld
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Yeah I was thinkin this. Have to see how they play tomorrow.

  29. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Best moves here with 2ft?

    Heaton — Pope
    Taa Vvd Digne Zincheko — Rico
    Salah Sterling Martial Perez — Docker
    Wilson King — Greenwood

    A: Salah + Wilson >> Kdb + Kane (c)

    B: Salah + Wilson + Greenwood >> Kdb/Son + Rashford(c) + Pukki and bench king. Plan to ship Perez out in gw5 to avoid benching headache

    C: Something else?

    1. No Kane No Gain
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Wilson + King -> Pukki + Haller

  30. Athletic Nasherbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 3 days ago

    Bilva owner here. Glad he started and looked alright, on another day he could have had atleast a goal.

    However not sure whether he starts next week... but next two are very good fixtures.

    Worth getting rid?

    1. dylano21
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Who would you get in stead of bsilva ?

      1. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Mahrez, Pulisic or Martial

    2. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 3 days ago

      not sure why youd get rid / what you expect from him. never a great fpl asset but relatively cheap

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Mahrez kept giving the ball away when he came on. Can't second-guess Peptation but I'd hold on to him myself.

      1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        I would not. 🙂

    4. MITHRRANDIRR
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 3 days ago

      Just get KdB if you can. If fit you'll keep him for the season.

      1. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 3 days ago

        Can’t afford