Scout Notes

Trossard displays goal threat in impressive Brighton debut

Brighton 1-1 West Ham

Goals: Leandro Trossard (£6.0m) | Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez (£6.0m)

Assists: Manuel Lanzini (£6.5m)

Bonus Points: Lanzini x3, Chicharito x2, Lewis Dunk (£4.5m), Pascal Groß (£6.5m)

Leandro Trossard (£6.0m) was the standout performer for Brighton as they drew 1-1 with West Ham on Saturday.

The Belgian midfielder rewarded patience shown in him by owners who disappointed by his no-show in Gameweek 1 with a debut goal.

Manager Graham Potter had opted not to throw him, or any new signings, into a starting role away at Watford, but had no issues doing so at home to West Ham.

As we saw in pre-season, Trossard was deployed on the left side of striker Glenn Murray (£6.0m) in a 3-4-3 formation, Jurgen Locadia (£5.5m) dropping to the bench and Pascal Groß (£6.5m) occupying the left-wing slot.

Accordingly, he emerged from Saturday’s match with seven points and looks highly unlikely to lose his place for the Gameweek 3 visit of Southampton to the Amex Stadium.

“He had a really good season. They were champions over there and he is a hungry guy who wants to take that next step. From the Belgian League to the Premier League is, of course, a step, but he has got that quality as you can see. Our job is to help him make that transition. Of course, it is nice for us to attract these guys.” – Graham Potter

Trossard carried the most goal threat of any Brighton player against West Ham

We had expected Trossard to mainly offer creative potential this season but, based on this performance, the former Genk man is more about the goal threat than anything else.

No Brighton player looked more dangerous going forward than Trossard, who could have scored a hat-trick in different circumstances.

He had a first-half goal ruled out for offside by the Video Assistant Referee and screwed one chance over the bar before getting his hands on some FPL attacking points.

A high ball was lofted up to Murray who did well to hold it up before being tackled. Trossard picked up the scraps and found himself the space to shoot from the edge of the box, rifling into the bottom corner of Lukasz Fabianski‘s (£5.0m) net.

It must be said that Trossard did well to continue asking questions of West Ham’s defence after the emotional rollercoaster of his disallowed first-half goal.

Centre-back Dan Burn (£4.5m) crossed the ball back across the box in the second phase of a free-kick, for Trossard to drill a volley into the back of the net.

However, it was not until after Brighton had celebrated the incredible finish that referee Anthony Taylor disallowed it for an offside call against Burn, spotted by VAR.

The introduction of this technology into the Premier League has somewhat altered the ebb and flow of matches, with it being easy for disappointment to creep in having celebrated a goal.

However, Potter credited Trossard after the game with having the determination to not let that bother him.

“It (VAR disallowing goals) changes the atmosphere in the stadium a little bit. It goes from euphoria to almost disappointment but that is something we all have to deal with. I thought the players did it really well.” – Graham Potter

“It’s disappointing especially if you score a nice goal like that but you have to keep on going because it is a football game and you know that VAR is there. If you don’t stand up and it goes to your head, it’s not easy to keep on going so that is what you need to do.” – Leandro Trossard

Despite Trossard taking some set pieces in pre-season, it looks as if Groß is the main man for these once again this season.

However, the German midfielder continues to have his minutes managed, replaced by Neal Maupay (£6.0m) in the 67th minute and with Trossard offering more goal threat for £0.5m cheaper, he certainly seems the better option.

With Groß off the pitch for some of the second half, Solly March (£5.0m) and Aaron Mooy (£5.0m) also had a hand in corners and free-kicks.

For the second match in a row, Murray led the Brighton attack with Maupay only coming on as a second-half substitute.

However, Murray is still yet to complete 90 minutes this season. After managing 63 against Watford, he was replaced by Florin Andone (£5.0m) in the 73rd minute on Saturday.

Dan Burn has become an important part of Brighton’s back-three

Brighton appear to have a new set-piece target this season in centre-back Burn.

The 27-year-old carried plenty of threat from dead-ball situations, heading over from an early Groß free-kick and also providing the assist for Trossard’s disallowed goal.

However, placing trust in Brighton defence at this early stage under Potter’s management might be hard to justify.

Yes, the Seagulls kept a clean sheet away at Watford in Gameweek 1, but it was widely reported that the Hornets were dreadful and they did not create a single big chance for Brighton to deal with.

West Ham did not offer too much going forward either but still managed to break through and find the back of the net at the Amex Stadium.

Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez and Manuel Lanzini celebrate a goal for West Ham

In the second half, all it took was a well-timed Manuel Lanzini (£6.5m) pass from midfield to unleash Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez (£6.0m), who had beaten the offside trap.

The Mexcian forward only had to slot the ball underneath Mat Ryan (£4.5m) to hand West Ham a, probably, undeserved lead in the 61st minute.

“We know that Hernandez is a box player. When he has the option he normally scores.” – Manuel Pellegrini

At Brighton, West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini made five changes to the side that was thrashed 5-0 by Manchester City in Gameweek 1.

Two of these were forced as both Felipe Anderson (£7.0m) and Sébastien Haller (£7.5m) missed out with injuries, although Pellegrini is positive about whether or not they will return for the Gameweek 3 trip to Watford.

“I hope that both of them will be back next week. Sebastien Haller and Felipe Anderson.” – Manuel Pellegrini

Chicharito came in for Haller, while Pablo Fornals (£6.5m) was handed his first West Ham start in the place of Anderson. As we suggested as a possibility in our pre-season Scout Report, the Spaniard struggled to compete with his new colleagues for creativity.

Meanwhile, Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) took Aaron Creswell‘s (£5.0m) place at left-back and performed admirably, registering five tackles, two clearances, one interception and winning the ball back for West Ham’s goal.

Elsewhere Fabian Balbuena (£4.5m), an ever-present when fit last season, was dropped to the bench to allow Angelo Ogbonna (£4.5m) to start alongside Issa Diop (£4.5m).

West Ham’s defence is still an unreliable source of investment for Fantasy managers

The final change saw Robert Snodgrass (£5.5m) come in for Michail Antonio (£7.0m) as West Ham’s attacking midfield remains rather unsettled at this early stage of the season.

“We also have a lot of new players that arrived, players that are coming back from a long injury so I think it was useful not to lose a second game in a row. Maybe the first game we need to fix all the new players in their correct position.” – Manuel Pellegrini

Jack Wilshere (£5.0m) came in for some criticism from the local press for a poor display at Brighton.

The former Arsenal midfielder reportedly left Declan Rice (£5.0m) exposed at multiple points before being replaced by Antonio at half-time, although it seems his withdrawal was somewhat influenced by his fitness.

“Jack is like Carlos Sanchez, [Andriy] Yarmolenko and Manuel Lanzini – who played a lot of games in the last part of last season – he needs time, of course. He hasn’t played 90 minutes in a long time, so in every game and every minute he has he will be improving.”

The Eye Test

Ian Davey: “I’m not quite sure how Brighton didn’t win that match.

“Trossard is a STAR in the making.

“He had a goal ruled out by VAR and missed a big chance before finally scoring.

“It turns out he’s not on set pieces but was our main goal threat.

“There’s no chance he doesn’t start next week.

“Our defence still isn’t great and there are probably better £4.5 options out there, even if Montoya is playing at right wing-back.

“Despite getting into some good positions, he lacked quality in the final third which doesn’t scream FPL returns.

“March at left wing-back is also a no-go, in my opinion, given he is a midfielder in the game.

“I’d also avoid our forwards for now. Murray didn’t do much and doesn’t look like he can play for more than 70 minutes. 

“That said, Brighton are, on the whole, much more attacking than they were under Hughton.”

Members Analysis

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (3-4-3): Ryan; Burn, Dunk, Duffy; March, D Stephens, Pröpper, Montoya; Trossard (Mooy 85′), Murray (Andone 74′), Groß (Maupay 67′).

West Ham United XI (4-1-4-1): Fabianski; Masuaku, Ogbonna, Diop, Fredericks; Rice; Fornals (Yarmolenko 77′), Lanzini, Wilshere (Antonio 45′), Snodgrass; Chicharito (C Sánchez 83′).

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

3,571 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Cynical
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    I dont need to WC right?

    Heaton - Button
    TAA - AWB - Zinch - Digne - Rico
    Salah - Sterling - Martial - Perez - Donk
    Wilson - Pukki - Wickham

    Just put Pukki in for King

    1. Flynny
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      No wildcard

    2. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Not for me

    3. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      God no

  2. Flynny
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Looking for the best nailed 4.5m that isn't Burnley or villa.

    Is soyuncu the man?

    Thanks

    1. dmkp
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Soyuncu or Montoya/Dunk

    2. Team Cruel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Probably. Or Montoya

    3. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Söyüncü is the man yes

    4. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Yes

    5. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Soyuncu. He's a damn fine pick. Should be 5.0m really.

    6. RichardNixon
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      El Mohamady for Villa got 3 baps in a 2-1 loss. Good run of fixtures as well

      1. Flynny
        • 4 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        Cheers. Already got guilbert and hoping he features this week!

        Soyuncu seems to be the man...thanks

      2. RichardNixon
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        oops! should have paid more attention to the OP. El Mohamady is Villa. Agree with the others in Soyuncu

  3. tsintisin
    • 2 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Wilson+Siggy+Perez to Pukki+KDB+Trossard for -4?

    1. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Depends on the rest of your team

  4. Spokey
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Wilson to Jesus for -4 worth a punt?

    1. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      No

  5. IrishRed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Alderweireld or Maguire?

    1. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Maguire

  6. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Is AWB a rotation risk with Young lurking?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      No. He's way better.

    2. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      No chance

    3. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Silly question. Have you ever seen young play RB?? It’s shocking

    4. MeatPieSausageRoll
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      I swear to you this. As long as I am a Utd fan young will never wear utd shirt again. If he does i come to england and talk to ole myself

    5. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      No

    6. fr3d
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      These replies 😆

    7. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      is that a serious question ? god no!

  7. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
    • 2 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    How is this WC looking?

    Ryan
    TAA Digne Zinchenko
    Sterling KDB Martial Mount Ceballos
    Kane Rashford

    Button Lundstram 4.0 4.5

    Only worry is that Rash can't justify a 8.6 tag and no pool ogfensively. But you can't have them all. What would you change?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      No thanks on ditching Liverpool attack. Would at least get Mane.

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        How would you get him in?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          28 days, 17 hours ago

          No Kane. Ceballos > Salah.

          If you need extra funds, downgrade Rashford. Martial is fine.

    2. Team Cruel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Pool will destroy ARS and also your WC in the process

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I see... well not having KDB/Sterling will destroy my too. Not having Kane will destroy my team as well. You can't have them all. Who would you ditch to get Mane?

        1. HollywoodXI
          • 5 Years
          28 days, 17 hours ago

          My WC front eight is Sterling, KDB, Mane, Mount, Ceballos, Kane, Rashford and Pukki. You can have them all if you go uber cheap at the back.

          1. Yankee Toffee
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            28 days, 17 hours ago

            No way

            What’s yr team?

        2. Regin
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 17 hours ago

          Kdb great player, but not great goalscorer.

          1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
            • 2 Years
            28 days, 17 hours ago

            Doesnt matter as he is a baps magnet

    3. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      You need one liv attack

    4. Snevitz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Looks good, not too far off of my team.
      4m, Rashford, Mount, 4.5 = AWB, Pukki, Dendoncker and Barnes.

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        Not fully on board on the Pukki hype just yet

    5. Regin
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      No need vfor sterling and kdb.

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I disagree. They are on fire

    6. Snevitz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Liverpool will get points but so will your players, you can't have them all.
      Sterling and Kane offer you an excellent captaincy fixture every week and KDB/Martial should get more points than Salah and Cantwell (hopefully).

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        This is exactly my take on it

    7. FantasyFootballSprout
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      World class mate. I’ve gone no Liverpool attack on Wildcard as well. It enables a more balanced squad.

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 16 hours ago

        Thanks buddy. And I agree. Might get in Mane at some point but I am in no rusv rn.

        Ceballos + Kane could become Mane + 5.0

        Or

        KDB + Rash —> Pukki + Mane

  8. Bad Kompany
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    A. TAA Sterling Son Pukki
    B. Shaw/AWB Salah Mount/Trossard Kane
    C. TAA Sterling Mid max 7.8 (Pulisic/Maddison?) Rashford

    All for -4

    Rest of team:
    Pope 4
    Robbo Digne Zinch Rico
    KDB Martial Dendonkey
    Haller Greenwood

    Or should I be worried about Haller or Digne not playing and wait for pressers?

    1. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      If you can wait for pressers I would

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 1 Year
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        A few(2 or 3) rises and falls would price me out of a or b

    2. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      I would worry about not owning Salah/Sterling

  9. Athletic Nasherbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Play Buendia or Lundstram?

    1. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Close, I'd go lundstram

    2. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Buendia

      1. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        Ooo a split, damn.

  10. Tshelby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    A or B?

    A) Robbo, Moura -> AWB, Martial
    B) Balbuena, Moura -> Lundstram, Martial

    1. Hairy Potter
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      B

    2. pakroagain
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      robo to laporte,walker

    3. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      A

    4. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      B

  11. Firmino
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    A) Perez -> Mount
    B) Rico -> Lundstram

    Only 1FT

    1. Toblerone52
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      B looks a waste of a free transfer unless you had 2 of them if you know what I mean.

    2. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      A is some sort of an improvement, but I would save if those are my only options

    3. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      B

      1. Warby84
        • 4 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I meant A.. B is a pointless move

  12. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    1) Rico > Landstrum (-4)?

    2) Wilson to drop in price tonight? Have exact funds for Wilson > Kane but ideally would like to wait to get info on digne injury

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Don't take a -4 for a defender, especially one that will not make it on the field.

    2. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      1 no, 2 wilson can drop so go with your gut

    3. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Wilson yo Kane tonight, and use bench if Digne out

  13. pakroagain
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    anyone know about weekly prizes,where does we found list top 20 fpl manager without chip ?

  14. ZICO SENNA
    • 8 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Potential WC team guys, which option would you prefer from the below please?

    A) Salah + Rashford + 5.0m Mid
    B) Mane + Rashford + Mount
    C) Kane + Maddison + 4.5 mid

    Rest of team would be:

    Pope - Button
    AWB - VVD - Soyuncu - Lundstram - Kelly
    XXX - Sterling - KDB - Martial - XXX
    Pukki - XXX - Wickham

    Comments much appreciated.

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Actually messed that bit up, Martial is supposed to be an 'XXX'

    2. Kub3
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Haven’t you done a -4 already mate?

      1. ZICO SENNA
        • 8 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I have but this is for a potential WC team 🙂

  15. In Bale We Trust
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Thoughts on Walker? Any reason to be concerned about Cancelo? Think Pep might move Walker to cb.

    1. pakroagain
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      just transferred him in..yeah walker very safe..he can play back three too

      1. In Bale We Trust
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        Yeah you'd hope so but always scared with pep. Personally thinking walker will be worth the extra dosh over Zinch

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      He’s played very well. He’d be unlucky to get dropped. But this is Pep...

      1. In Bale We Trust
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        Yes he has played very well. But as you say who knows what is going on in that genius bald head of his

    3. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Walker is doing fine, but PepRoullette is always a worry

    4. Yankee Toffee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Loves a YC

    5. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      I’m tempted by Walker if Digne struggles..

    6. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Id stick with Zinchenko while Mendy is out....

  16. Toblerone52
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    More important to get Martial or KDB?

    1. FF Dirtbag
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Kdb.

      1. Toblerone52
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        Plan is to do Perez and Wilson to Martial and Pukki and squeeze KDB in next week for Siggy...

        1. FF Dirtbag
          • 7 Years
          28 days, 17 hours ago

          If you can squeeze him in then all the better. I want another 6.5 to come out so I can do the same...

          1. FF Dirtbag
            • 7 Years
            28 days, 17 hours ago

            6.5 striker that is. As I have Wilson at the mo

          2. Toblerone52
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            28 days, 17 hours ago

            I can squeeze him in this week but only for a hit....

            1. FF Dirtbag
              • 7 Years
              28 days, 17 hours ago

              I just took a hit for martial. Taking one for kdb is even more sensible. But if its for siggy probs not as he is vs villa.

              1. Toblerone52
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                28 days, 17 hours ago

                Yeah I'm thinking give him the villa game and make sure I have KDB before Brighton at home

    2. Team Cruel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Depends on team and funds really. If money no objection then KDB

      1. Toblerone52
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I can get KDB but has to be for a hit and would need either a Mount/ McGinn player in midfield which I'm not that keen on.

    3. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      KDB

    4. ALegendJ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      KDB

      1. Toblerone52
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I want him long term but may be easier to get next week 🙂

    5. Regin
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Martial with his price and fixtures

      1. Toblerone52
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        Yeah he looks great value!

    6. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      KDB

  17. Aseel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Guys, if I have 2 FTs now and used my free hit for GW3
    Will the 2 FTs be back for GW4 or I'll lose one?

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Will have 1 after using it for the following week

    2. In Bale We Trust
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Lose one

  18. boroie
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Would you do....

    Robertson & Barkley
    ->
    Soyuncu & Martial

    which would also leave £0.9m left over to upgrade either KWP (when dropped) or Wesley (if he continues doing sweet FA)?

    1. boroie
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Should add that I’ve also got VVD

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I did just that tonight.

        VvD + Barkley > Soyuncu + Martial.

        Next week, Wesley > Pukki with my 0.9m.

        1. boroie
          • 1 Year
          28 days, 17 hours ago

          Haha that’s my exact plan only swapping Robertson instead of VVD.

          If Kean was to start and score this weekend would you consider putting Kean in instead of Pukki?

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            28 days, 17 hours ago

            Maybe. But doubtful.

            1. boroie
              • 1 Year
              28 days, 17 hours ago

              I’m just worried that this Pukki thing is just an early season hot streak and Norwich will struggle for the rest of the season. They also have 3 tough games coming up. Everton got a decent run coming up and if Kean can lock down that position, he will get goals with the creativity he will have behind him. Could end up being a snip for £6.9m. Wouldn't put him in until he’s started and impressed in a game though.

  19. primal33
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Montoya + Lucas ---> Lundstram + Martial for -4

    Or

    Rico ---> Lundstram FT

  20. Yank Revolution
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Martial and Pukki in, Wilson and Perez out, done.

    1. donlobatto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Do you have KDB?

      I’d love Martial in but Kevin feels a bigger priority given he seems to be back in a rich vein of form for a (regrettably) top notch MCI team

      1. Yank Revolution
        • 7 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I do not. Im happy having just Sterling. Debated KDB but it required a hit and Martial could equal or come close to his output for 2 million less.

        1. donlobatto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 17 hours ago

          It’s a tough one I agree. I just don’t see Martial on same page as KDB in terms of quality but admit they aren’t in same price league so difficult to compare.

          I could do same as you for free and give Moura one more week... argh decisions!

  21. ChelseaBlues223
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    De Bruyne or Son as a punt for the next gameweek?

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      KDB a punt? The 'punt' would be Son surely?

      1. ChelseaBlues223
        • 1 Year
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I meant Son as a punt

    2. Five Season Wonder
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      both

      1. ChelseaBlues223
        • 1 Year
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        I can get only one man

    3. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      De Bruyne

  22. mental fortitude
    • 2 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    just a quick question. how many price rises (per player) are allowed per week? is it 0.2 (two rises) or 0.3

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      0.3

    2. Five Season Wonder
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      .3

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Nobody has ever gone up 0.4 in one week. Max realistically is 0.3. But there's no hard cap.

      1. MeatPieSausageRoll
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        There is a hard cap. It’s 0.3

    4. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      0.3, unless FPL have changed the rule.

      1. Gnu
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        This.
        Always believed it was an unwritten rule. Been times when a player was over the threshold but didn't rise.

  23. donlobatto
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Best (4th) mid up to 6.2m in a predominantly 4-4-2?

    A) Mount
    B) Trossard
    C) Ndombele
    D) McGinn

    1. Five Season Wonder
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      A

    2. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      A

    3. Yank Revolution
      • 7 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      B

    4. boroie
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Ceballos

  24. Cowboy John
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    What time are price changes these days?

  25. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Pick 1 from each list:

    A: Robbo, B: TAA
    A: AWB, B: Maguire

    1. In Bale We Trust
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      ba

    2. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      A A

  26. Kasper the ghost keeper
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Martial to double rise this week?

    1. Team Cruel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Think he will rise second time Saturday morning, after deadline

    2. Irbox ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Should do. Will rise tonight, and probably Thursday/Friday

  27. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Has price change time settled down yet?

    1. Kub3
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      2.30 am GMT

      1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        Cheers

  28. jez_wright
    • 7 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Best way to spend £5.0m (or less) on a defender?

    1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      With joy

    2. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Montoya

      1. jez_wright
        • 7 Years
        28 days, 17 hours ago

        Already got Dunk, Landstrum, Soyuncu haha

  29. Worsle90
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    What do I do with 2 FT?

    Pope
    TAA, VVD, Digne, Zinchenko
    Salah, Sterling, KDB, Perez
    Deulofeu, King

    Button, Dendoncker, Lundstram, Greenwood

    1. Five Season Wonder
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Ditch Deulofeu for starters

  30. Five Season Wonder
    • 5 Years
    28 days, 17 hours ago

    Martial rising tonight?

    1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 17 hours ago

      Looks probable but not certain.