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. TheBrazilianRonaldo
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    5.9% of players going to be stuck with a 5.9m Ross Barclay.

  2. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    A little rule reminder please, if I apply WC now, do I get to buy the players at their price before this week's rises or in their price at this moment?
    e.g. I'd get Pukki for 6.6 pr 6.7?

    1. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      no current price

    2. dmkp
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      you pay the price that they are at the time of transfer in

    3. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Thanks

  3. Reeker
    • 6 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Pope - (Button)
    Montoya - TAA - Lundstram - (Diop - Cathcart)
    Sigurdsson - Salah - Sterling - Perez - (Dedonker)
    Auba - King - Ings

    2 FT - 0 ITB

    Might just take the price changes for more time to think tbh. Lot of my players on borrowed time in my opinion

  4. AFC49
    • 5 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Pérez >

    A.) Trossard
    B.) Mount
    C.) Grealish

    1. Congers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      A or B

    2. Jay Jay Okocha
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Hold obv

  5. ceerus
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    A) Wilson + Perez > Barnes + Martial(-8)
    B) Wilson > Rashford (-4)

    1. 420king
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      B

  6. Athletic Nasherbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Which Liverpool defender would you have on wildcard?

    1. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      VVD

    2. CostaCoffee
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Trent or Virg, depends if you want/need the spare change

    3. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Robbo

      1. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        26 days, 21 hours ago

        Oo a diverse set of answers. Interesting.

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          26 days, 21 hours ago

          It’s a really guesswork man but the one player I have been terrified of watching is Robbo as an only VVD owner. I’d rather only own the Scot

          1. Athletic Nasherbo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            26 days, 21 hours ago

            I was terrified of Trent first game. Robbo us been very unlucky imo.

    4. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Long term, Robbo. Short term, Adrian.

  7. CostaCoffee
    • 6 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Barkley to Mount/Lanzini for a hit, Yes or no? (I’ll have to start Barkley if I keep)

    1. SafetyDance
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Absolutely

  8. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
    • 5 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Really struggling here lads, does this team really need WC?

    Heaton,Button
    VVD,Robbo,Digne,Montoya,Lund
    Salah,Sterling,Barkley,Lucas,Perez
    Jota,Wilson,Greenwood

    1. CostaCoffee
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      No, 2/3 transfers and you’re golden

      1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
        • 5 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Well what would you do?

        1. CostaCoffee
          • 6 Years
          26 days, 20 hours ago

          Wilson, Lucas, Barkley > KDB, Cabellos, Pukki/other cheap striker?

    2. Goodish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      I had 11 of those and have just hit the button

    3. luk46
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      two ft and how much itb?

  9. kysersosa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    My biggest peeve with FPL is price changes every 24hrs. Makes it so hard to plan and forces transfers.

    1. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      absolutely this! price changes should take effect like an hour before deadline... be it .1 or .2 or .3 whatever...

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 7 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      The market is volatile....but especially now in the beginning of the season

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Volatile market is WC time

        1. Yank Revolution
          • 7 Years
          26 days, 20 hours ago

          Not a bad time to activate it (this week)....if need be. My rank is ok and no real fires to put out so Im holding.

  10. Nicoson
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Pope Button
    Kelly Robertson VVD Walker-Peters Dunk
    Sterling Salah Martial Barkley Dendoncker
    Barnes Auba Greenwood
    2FT
    Currently on Barkley to Ceballos
    Any better suggestions?

  11. Jay Jay Okocha
    • 6 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Anybody else holding fire until we know the extent of Digne's injury?

    1. TheBrazilianRonaldo
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Keeping either way even if out for a week

    2. yakirh
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Got Cathcart ready to come on
      I want Digne long term anyway, no way Im selling him.

  12. Athletic Nasherbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Please stop me from pressing the WV button...on a -4. Here’s the team currently.

    Ryan
    Robertson VVD Zinchenko
    Salah Sterling KdB Perez Buendia
    Pukki Jota

    Button Lundstram Greenwood Rico

    1. Athletic Nasherbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      WC

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Doesn’t look far from most WC teams as it is. Buendía and jota (since firesale) being overlooked

      1. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Makes me feel better. Dreading United though. Could destroy my rank further.

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          26 days, 20 hours ago

          They ain’t all that. You have KDB + Jota to everyone’s Martial + Rashford. You could be laughing in a few weeks

          1. Athletic Nasherbo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            26 days, 20 hours ago

            I hope so.

            If I was to wildcard I’d probably do...

            Robbo > WB
            Perez > Trossard
            Buendia > Mount
            Jota > Rashford

            1. Ask Yourself
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              26 days, 20 hours ago

              There won’t be much in that at all for me man I think you’re set. There will be bigger things to use your WC on later

              1. Athletic Nasherbo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                26 days, 20 hours ago

                Nice one cheers

        2. cravencottage
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          26 days, 20 hours ago

          Don’t dread United. They dont offer much going forward and their back line ( except Maguire) doesn’t look to score

          1. Athletic Nasherbo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            26 days, 20 hours ago

            I think they’ve been impressive. Battered Chelsea(yes wasn’t 4-0 but still scored 4!) and deserved to win tonight. Palace, Southampton and Leicester look plum.

    3. Point-one short
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Looks okay. Keep your finger away from the red button

      1. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Cheers

  13. Tiki-Taka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Is Ndombele going to return points with any consistency do we think? Any impressive underlying stats?

  14. VARFANCULO
    • 1 Year
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    2FT what can I do with this team. Any suggestions please!!

    Pope
    Robo Van D Digne
    Salah Sterling Perez Moura
    Wilson king wesley 

    Button Montoya Hanley Drinkwater

    Bottomed on last page.

  15. sunnyh
    • 6 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    1) Moura + TAA/VVD --> KDB + AWB (-4)
    2) Murray --> someone, anyone
    3) Hold

    Its gotta be hold right?

    1. 420king
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Yeah.

  16. Point-one short
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Moura to Martial -4?

    1. dmkp
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      No

    2. SafetyDance
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Yes

    3. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      yes

    4. Point-one short
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Cheers guys

  17. Visionaries
    • 3 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Repost.

    Tempted to pull the trigger on this WC

    Pope, (Button) +0.8 ITB
    Pieters, AWB, Soyuncu, (Kelly, Lund)
    Martial, Sterling, Mane, KDB, Mcginn
    Kane, Pukki, (Wickham)

    Cheap defence but 5 playing defenders rotate pretty well

    1. SafetyDance
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Great team

      1. Visionaries
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Thanks. Am very tempted to activate it

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 7 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Dont think that back line defense is quite good enough. 8/10!

    3. Yankee Toffee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Are they all playing defs?

      1. Visionaries
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        All played 180 mins

    4. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Lovely team. Very similar to my team.

  18. Four Hit Wonder
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    I've made 2 transfers for a hit.

    If I would change my mind and play the Free Hit chip, these transfers would be erased and I'd have the 2 original players next week?

    1. Goodish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Yep, but wouldn’t recommend it. Would rather use wildcard than free hit

    2. dmkp
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Yes but play your fee hit in either a double game week or blank game week

    3. Four Hit Wonder
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Playing in a mini league with monthly prizes and doing well

    4. TheBrazilianRonaldo
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Just soak up the point loss and believe in the gameweek when it comes around

    5. Bartowski
      • 9 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      There's a winter break where five teams play each week which you'll need the free hit for.

  19. zamorac69
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Best defender 5 milion or less for next 3-4 weeks? Already have lundstram

    1. Alan Stubbs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      KWP

    2. CostaCoffee
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Diop?

    3. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Soyuncu kind of rotates with Lundstram.

    4. luk46
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      KWP or Dunk

    5. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      KWP

  20. FlyingWithoutIngs
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    A) Pickford (or pope+1m), Robertson AWB
    OR
    B) DDG VVD digne

    Replies really appreciated!!

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      A Pope and use the 1m to get Digne lol

      1. FlyingWithoutIngs
        • 2 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        I can’t already have robbo AWB Emerson and zinchenko all of which I’d have over him

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          26 days, 20 hours ago

          I prefer Digne to all of those except Robbo

    2. SafetyDance
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      I prefer B but both good options. AWB an excellent choice going forward

  21. The Yorkshire Pirlo
    • 3 Years
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    -4 worthy?

    TAA, Wilson, Adams > AWB, Rashford, Pukki

    1. FlyingWithoutIngs
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Yes

    2. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      great fixture for utd... if you fancy them long term its a great week to do it as you should cover the price hits quite easily....

  22. Eriksen Maestro
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    Siggy to Son for -4 seem too rash?

    Thinking similar points for next 2 -3

    1. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Do it for free after seeing Son play

    2. FlyingWithoutIngs
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Hold siggy for now son may not even start lamela and mourn look likely

    3. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      iv done it and im thinking it was too rash... I done several moves including KDB and Pukki also.... held wildcard.... feeling I might need it soon

  23. Kiwivillan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    Kane feels essential on a WC. Can't fit Son in with Salah/Mane + KDB and Sterling. Would mean no Rash or Martial

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Kane Mane KDB and Sterling would be all the premiums i’d Need if I was on WC

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Kane vs Newcastle is mouthwatering

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          26 days, 20 hours ago

          Auba > Kane (C) for me this week. I hate you for making me think heaton was a good pick btw but I will forgive you

          1. Yank Revolution
            • 7 Years
            26 days, 20 hours ago

            *Waits in line behind Ask Yourself with a lead pipe smacking into my palm....*

          2. Kiwivillan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            26 days, 20 hours ago

            He was but for stupid foul on Wilson then second goal took crazy deflection last game

            1. Ask Yourself
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              26 days, 20 hours ago

              It was very silly. Hope he gets his act together I am stuck with him. Nice fixtures for a while so I will keep faith

    2. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      you on WC Kiwi?

      1. ZICO SENNA
        • 8 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        I just can't believe in Kane as much as others do, he inspires so much doubt

    3. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      How do you fit in Kane, Mane, Sterling, KdB and Martial?? For me, I need to drop Mane to afford Son and Martial.

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Martial just doesn't inspire me at all

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          26 days, 20 hours ago

          ah ok, understood.

  24. derdourily
    • 5 Years
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    Heaton - Pope
    Robbo-VVD- KWP-Zinchenko-Lund
    Salah -KDB -Bilva -Perez-Donk
    King - Kane- Wickham

    2FT, 0.0 in bank

    A- Make a plan to get sterling (how)
    B- Just do King +Bilva ---> Pukki+ Martial

    1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Salah -> Sterling
      Bilva -> Martial

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        That or B

  25. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    Ryan
    TAA Digne Zinchenko
    Sterling KDB Martial Mount Ceballos
    Kane Rashford

    Button Lundstram Wickham Hanley

    0.2 itb

    Could do either of these moves for gw5 on 2 FT

    A) Kane + Ceballos -> Mane + max 5.0 (0.2 itb so a Mane double rise is bearable)

    B) KDB + Rashford -> Mane + Pukki (but screwed if either of Mane/Pukki rises bar from Pukki rising today)

    Solid WC?

    1. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Why would you get Ceballos as a short term pick? He has terrible fixtures coming up.
      Like rest of the team.

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        They play Spurs at home after Pool and dont want to use a transfer on him later

    2. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Zero Pool mate? Risky but could be fine 🙂

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 2 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Yeah. I try not to be blinded by which team a player plays for, but more as in pure value. I don't believe in 'covering'. I see better value in the midfield I got right now.

        Only thing that tempts me is Rash + KDB -> Pukki + Mane... but with norwich and pool having less tasty fixtures compared to United and City I went with the former

  26. sirmorbach
    • 3 Years
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    Captain Raz or Captain Martial?

    1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Kane.. but if you dont have him captain Sterling

      1. sirmorbach
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Raz it is!

    2. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      united dont perform well against teams that sit deep....

      these great fixtures may not tuen out to be great ... utd like to counter attack teams like chelsea...

      1. sirmorbach
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Great point. Much appreciated!

    3. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Sterling for sure

      1. sirmorbach
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Thanks, mate!

  27. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    Who's the better entry into utd's attack?
    A) Martial
    B) Rashford

    1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Martial.. cheaper and OOP

    2. The Yorkshire Pirlo
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      I’m going Rash

    3. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Martial

    4. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Martial. Mid playing as a striker. Plus cheaper

    5. waldo666
      • 9 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Tony.

  28. Jimjam
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    Tempted to WC to this:

    Pope
    Van Dijk - Digne - Zinchenko - Dunk
    Sterling - Mane - De Bruyne - Martial
    Rashford - Pukki

    Look good, or should I just calm down?

    1. Crazygopher
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Dige might have a hamstring problem. Other wise ok

    2. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      not feeling any spurs?

    3. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      No spurs will hurt you. Martial and Rash to.much utd. You needs a spurs player to balance the team a bit.

  29. Crazygopher
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    Bilva fraser wilson to puki kdb ceba
    For a -4.

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Don't mind the trades but should've been done yesterday 0.3m cheaper. Better options than Ceballos with next 2 fixtures imo

    2. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Nah. Just do it for free next week.

    3. Crazygopher
      26 days, 19 hours ago

      Got priced out of bilva wilson to kdb puki. So had to use fraser. To aford it. Thank you for your comments

  30. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 20 hours ago

    Free transfers done- Perez to Martial and Wilson to Pukki for team below. Good enough to go? Moura a worry but Newcastle...... could always take -4

    Pope
    TAA Van Dijk Digne
    Salah Sterling Martial Moura Trossard
    Pukki Jota

    McGovern Diop Rico Greenwood

    1. Drop the Dendoncker
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      G2g

    2. Rinseboy
      • 7 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      nice team. Who would you swap Moura to for a -4?
      Better to hold surely and then can always do Moura and VVd to KDB and 4.5 next week?

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Good thinking - thanks

    3. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      26 days, 20 hours ago

      Very nice.

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        Thanks

    4. Crazygopher
      26 days, 19 hours ago

      How many players you got 16. 1 to many defenders

      1. Crazygopher
        26 days, 19 hours ago

        Sorry sore vvd as 2 players. Nice team