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FPL Question Time – Consult our panel ahead of Gameweek 3

It is a short but important week coming up for Fantasy Premier League managers.

There are some big decisions to be made ahead of Gameweek 3 as some prepare to spend their two free transfers, others consider the Wildcard and that’s before we even get on to the captaincy.

So we’ve put together another panel of fine FPL minds to help you with any dilemmas.

Who’s on the panel this week?

Simon March – Former FPL champion who won the title in 2014/15 and has provided excellent advice ever since.

Always Cheating – The USA’s number one FPL podcast duo comprising of Josh and Brandon.

Gregor – Long-time Fantasy Football Scout moderator.

Doosra – Fantasy Football Scout user with some rather popular custom tables.

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2,268 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Salt'N'Pepe
    • 4 Years
    28 days, 1 hour ago

    Anything worth a hit?

    Ryan
    Coleman Lundstram VanDijk
    Salah Perez KDB Sterling Cantwell
    Wesley Kane

    Button Ake Greenwood Kelly

    1. The 5% Team
      • 1 Year
      28 days, 1 hour ago

      looks good to go

    2. vat1kor
        28 days, 1 hour ago

        Perez

    3. TyroneGAA
      • 2 Years
      28 days, 1 hour ago

      Current wild card attack

      Mane sterling kdb martial crballos

      Kane

      1. Guilty Sigurðsson ♛
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 1 hour ago

        Did the wildcard attack your defence?

      2. HurriKane
        • 7 Years
        28 days, 1 hour ago

        RIP your defence

      3. Pegboy
        • 9 Years
        28 days, 1 hour ago

        It's lucky that defence points don't count

      4. TyroneGAA
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 1 hour ago

        Pope

        Coleman VVD kwp Lundstram

        Quite happy actually

    4. simong1
        28 days, 1 hour ago

        Suggested changes here, if any? 2 FT, 0ITB

        Hold and wait on injury news re Digne or else go Robbo & Perez > AWB & Martial (possibly followed by King > Pukki the week after)

        Pope - Button
        Robertson - VVD - Digne - Zinchenko - Lundstram
        Sterling - KDB - Salah - Perez - Dendocker
        King - Jota - Greenwood

        1. Salt'N'Pepe
          • 4 Years
          28 days, 1 hour ago

          thoose moves look good as long as Digne is okay

          1. Pegboy
            • 9 Years
            28 days, 1 hour ago

            He should have a strong enough bench even if Digne is out - Dendocker and Lundstrum both have decent fixtures.

      • vat1kor
          28 days, 1 hour ago

          Please rate my team

          Ryan
          AWB Coleman Walker
          Sterling Salah KDB
          Pukki Barnes Kane (c)

          Button lundstram Kelly dendocker

          1. Salt'N'Pepe
            • 4 Years
            28 days, 1 hour ago

            very nice, missing a player though ?

            1. vat1kor
                28 days, 1 hour ago

                Ah yes Douglas Luiz as my 4th mid

            2. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              28 days, 1 hour ago

              missing one player

          2. pompeyupnorth
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            28 days, 1 hour ago

            Right! What do I do with this folks? Not had the best of starts or will it come good?..
            Thinking Bilva to Martial
            Jota to Pukki.. 2 FT. ZERO itb

            Ryan (Button)

            VVD TAA Digne Zinc (Rico)

            Bilva Sterling Salah Sigs (Dend)

            Jota King (Greenwood)
            Thank you..

            1. Salt'N'Pepe
              • 4 Years
              28 days, 1 hour ago

              TAA + SIGGY -> AWB + SON

              1. pompeyupnorth
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                28 days, 1 hour ago

                Interesting... let’s hope Son doesn’t do what he did to your TC (if it was yours?)....

            2. Jimjam
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              28 days, 1 hour ago

              Bilva to Martial seems a good move to me

              1. pompeyupnorth
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                28 days, 1 hour ago

                Cheers

          3. Invincibles
            • 5 Years
            28 days, 1 hour ago

            How is this looking?

            Heaton
            TAA AWB Zinch Digne
            Salah Sterling Siggy cantwell
            Kane Jota
            Subs: button, lund, dd, greenwood

            1. pompeyupnorth
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              28 days, 1 hour ago

              Very nice with the 3 big hitters

              1. Invincibles
                • 5 Years
                28 days, 1 hour ago

                Cheers, I needed that haha

          4. thunder_mike
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            28 days, 1 hour ago

            If you can sort your team out with a -8 (or maybe a -12), is it worth saving your wildcard? My current rank is 400K

            1. Rustin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              28 days, 1 hour ago

              I'm at 800000 worst start to a season I got to WC don see the point keeping it

            2. Misteak
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              28 days, 1 hour ago

              I think it's worth it if you pick players who go on to be template picks

          5. Catastrophe
            • 8 Years
            28 days, 1 hour ago

            Which draft do you prefer chaps?

            A) - 0.8 ITB

            Pope
            Vvd, Dunk, Lundstram, *AWB*
            Mane, Sterling, Kdb, Martial, *SON*
            Pukki

            (Button, *Soyuncu*, Greenwood, *Wickham*)

            B) - 0.3 ITB

            Pope
            Vvd, Dunk, Lundstram, *SOYUNCU*
            Mane, Sterling, Kdb, Martial
            Pukki, *KANE*

            (Button, *Dendoncker*, *Pieters*, Greenwood)

            Cheers

            1. Jimjam
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              28 days, 1 hour ago

              B for me

              1. Catastrophe
                • 8 Years
                28 days, 1 hour ago

                Cheers.

          6. Jimjam
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            28 days, 1 hour ago

            Pope
            Van Dijk - Digne - Zinchenko - Wan-Bissaka
            Sterling - ??? - ??? - Martial
            ??? - Pukki

            (A.) Kane, Mane, Mount

            (B.) Salah, De Bruyne, Barnes

            1. vat1kor
                28 days, 1 hour ago

                B

              • Eddie`
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                28 days, 1 hour ago

                (C.) Mane, De Brune, Rashford?

              • GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                28 days, 1 hour ago

                Budget?

                Kane, De Bruyne, Trossard?

              • naraic99
                  28 days, 1 hour ago

                  A overall not sure on mount though would rather trossard.

                  B would come good but rather wait until GW5 to get barnes

                • Catastrophe
                  • 8 Years
                  28 days, 1 hour ago

                  Little too much in defence for me, would prefer Kane, Mane, KDB if you can scrape the cash together...

                  Both v good options though.

                • HarryB29
                  • 1 Year
                  28 days, 1 hour ago

                  B looks solid

              • naraic99
                  28 days, 1 hour ago

                  Pope

                  WanB Zinc Robbo Digne (Lunds)
                  Sterling Salah Martial (Donkey) (Cantwell)
                  King Kane(c) (Parrot)

                  .3 in the bank brought in Martial and Cantwell for Perez and Barkley

                  Which of the ones in brackets would you start and any other changes or GTG?

                  1. Invincibles
                    • 5 Years
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    Cantwell, similar to mine - I like it.

                • W_MAT
                  • 1 Year
                  28 days, 1 hour ago

                  Hi guys, what are your thoughts about Son? Is it the time to bring him in? Im thinking about transfering barkley to Son.

                  1. Misteak
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    I'm bringing in KdB as a placeholder to see if Son is doing the business first

                    1. Pegboy
                      • 9 Years
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      Agree with this. Get KDB and monitor Son.

                      1. W_MAT
                        • 1 Year
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        The basic problem is that I already have Martial, Salah, KDB, Trossard and Barkley with 3.8 itb. So I would want to upgrade Barkley but I already have the best options I can afford.

                        The other transfer I have been thinking is Wilson to Kane.

                  2. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    Wait and see.

                  3. Eddie`
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    It was between him, Martial and De Bruyne for me. I love Son but think he's a touch over-priced and not confident how well Spurs are playing, Martial looks great value, playing upfront, but question marks still over how United will get on. City look the business and De Bruyne looks their best player. I think he's well under priced and will scoop up assists, goals and bonus.

                • Jones Kusi
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  28 days, 1 hour ago

                  Button Heaton
                  Digne Robertson VVD Montoya Kelly
                  Sterling Salah Fraser Siggy Dendoncker
                  Deulofeu Wilson Greenwood

                  Would you WC? I’ve already done Fraser, Siggy, Wilson > McGinn, KDB, Pukki for -4.

                  1. Jeremy Corbyn
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    No

                  2. balint84
                    • 3 Years
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    i would drop only Deulufeu

                    1. Jones Kusi
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      I want Martial. But I guess i can’t go crazy cuz of him

                      1. balint84
                        • 3 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        i think fraser is also scarificable

                        1. Jones Kusi
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          28 days, 1 hour ago

                          Yes ofc but he is already out

                • balint84
                  • 3 Years
                  28 days, 1 hour ago

                  Salah to Sterling for 1 week?

                  1. Jeremy Corbyn
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    No

                  2. Gudjohnsen
                    • 2 Years
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    You probably need both.

                  3. Jones Kusi
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    I want Martial. But I guess i can’t go crazy cuz of him

                  4. Jones Kusi
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    Sorry wrong post

                  5. Zlatanzo
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      For a week certainly not

                  6. nod_dinho
                    • 1 Year
                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                    Potential team after a couple of hits, I know the bench isn't amazing:

                    442
                    Pope/Button
                    Montoya / Digne / WanBissaka / Lundstram / 4.5 DEF
                    Salah / Sterling / KDB / Mount / Dendoncker
                    Pukki / Kane / Greenwood

                    Could upgrade mount to Martial by sacrificing Digne? What do people reckon?

                    1. Jeremy Corbyn
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      No

                      1. nod_dinho
                        • 1 Year
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Thanks for replying. What do you think of the rest of the team? Essentially took out TAA and VVD for Kane. Worth it?

                    2. Zlatanzo
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        You can't sacrifice anymore in defence. No room for martial in a team like that imo

                      • Pegboy
                        • 9 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Looks fine. No more hits required.

                    3. Gudjohnsen
                      • 2 Years
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      Kane to disappoint at the weekend?

                      1. Jeremy Corbyn
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Yes

                      2. pompeyupnorth
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        For sure. (Hopefully) ha!

                      3. Guilty Sigurðsson ♛
                        • 2 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        People who don't own will say yes, people who own will say no.

                    4. Uns95
                      • 1 Year
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      Good to go? Going to roll my FT and not make any changes.

                      Ryan
                      VVD Digne Soyuncu KWP
                      Sterling KDB Salah Dendonker
                      Kane(C) Wesley

                      Button Robinson Lundstram Greenwood

                      1. Jeremy Corbyn
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Yes

                    5. Internal Error
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      What happened to the fpl discovery website?

                      1. Internal Error
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Why is it no longer active?

                        1. Marty McFly
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 7 Years
                          28 days, 1 hour ago

                          I asked this the other day. I used to use it a lot to help break into the top 10k!

                          Apparently FPLlive is just as good...

                    6. Marty McFly
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      Despite the rotation risk I've decided to roll the dice for another week with Lucas Moura and Bernando Silva ahead of their favourable fixtures. I'm also not quite ready to jump aboard the Pukki bandwagon - even though it's been hard to resist. How's this looking for GW3?

                      Heaton (EVE)

                      TAA (ARS) - Zinchenko (bou) - Coleman (avl) - Emerson (nor)

                      Sterling C (bou) - Salah (ARS) - BSilva (bou) - LMoura (NEW) - Trossard (SOU)

                      Rashford (CRY)

                      (Bench: McGovern, Lundstram, Greenwood, Wickham)
                      0.4 ITB

                    7. Misteak
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      Good -8?

                      Wilson > Rashford
                      Perez > KdB
                      Salah > Mane
                      Robertson > Montoya

                      1. Jeremy Corbyn
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Madness

                        1. Misteak
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          28 days, 1 hour ago

                          Where's the mad ting there? Could this -4 potentially be better?

                          Wilson > Pukki
                          Perez > KdB
                          Robbo > AWB

                      2. Marty McFly
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        No -8 is ever good...

                        Just use your 2ft's. Hold onto Salah and Perez.

                        Wilson > Rashford
                        Robbo > one of the good 5.5's

                    8. germanyozil10
                      • 1 Year
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      A. AWB+Pukki
                      B. Mohamady+Rashford

                      1. Misteak
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Never heard of Mohamady so I say A

                        1. germanyozil10
                          • 1 Year
                          28 days, 1 hour ago

                          A. AWB+Pukki
                          B. El Mohamady+Rashford

                      2. DENZ
                        • 1 Year
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        A

                      3. Marty McFly
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        B. I've looked at El Mohamady but felt I needed another week or two to work out the best route into Villa for those fixtures. They've got a couple of decent midfield options too.

                    9. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
                      • 5 Years
                      28 days, 1 hour ago

                      Lads would you WC this?

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

                      Already did Barkley+Wilson-->Ceballos+Pukki

                      1. Jeremy Corbyn
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        No

                      2. DENZ
                        • 1 Year
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Could be much better

                    10. vat1kor
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Please rate my team

                        Ryan
                        AWB Coleman Walker
                        Sterling Salah KDB DouglasLuiz
                        Pukki Barnes Kane (c)

                        Button lundstram Kelly dendocker

                        1. DENZ
                          • 1 Year
                          28 days, 1 hour ago

                          7/10 shaky def

                      • DENZ
                        • 1 Year
                        28 days, 1 hour ago

                        Best move please?

                        O.5 itb 2ft
                        Pope
                        TAA Gomez Digne Zinc KWP
                        Salah Sterling Perez
                        Kane King

                        A) King + Perez + Gomez > 4.5 + De bruyne + 4.5
                        B) King + Perez + Gomez > 4.5 + Martial + Walker

                        1. vat1kor
                            28 days, 1 hour ago

                            B

                          • nod_dinho
                            • 1 Year
                            28 days, 1 hour ago

                            A

                          • DENZ
                            • 1 Year
                            28 days, 1 hour ago

                            Cheers

                        2. OFord
                            28 days, 1 hour ago

                            Who should I bench out of Lundstram (LEI), Ceballos (liv) and Josh King (MCY) ? Rest of the team is:

                            Pope
                            Digne Zinch TAA AWB
                            Salah Sterling KDB
                            Wilson

                            1. Tshelby
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              28 days, 1 hour ago

                              Lundstram for me. Think Leicester will score

                              1. OFord
                                  28 days, 1 hour ago

                                  Probably the logical choice but already scarred from benching him this week, especially after switching between him and Ayoze all week

                            2. Tshelby
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              28 days, 1 hour ago

                              Don't know if I should be happy I did my move so early this week.
                              Did Moura and Robbo to Martial and Laporte. Haven't seen the games this weekend so don't know if I did the right thing here..

                            3. Iceball
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              28 days, 1 hour ago

                              Ryan Button
                              Robbo TAA AWB Digne Lundstram
                              Salah Sterling KDB Pérez Hayden
                              King Adams Greenwood
                              2ft. 0 itb.
                              Pérez to Martial is priority I think. To afford that I have to downgrade Robbo og Digne. If I downgrade Robbo I can leave enough itb to afford Adams to Pukki the week after.
                              Robbo to Zouma or any other idea?

                            4. Big Ping
                              • 1 Year
                              28 days, 1 hour ago

                              Thoughts on these options?

                              A. Wilson/Siggy/Perez > Pukki/KDB/Mount -4

                              Or

                              B. Wilson/Perez > Pukki/Martial

                              Cheers

                              1. DENZ
                                • 1 Year
                                28 days, 1 hour ago

                                B

                            5. FOO FIGHTER
                                28 days, 1 hour ago

                                Repost

                                Ladies and Gents

                                So this is what my team would look like if I removed Vardy and Perez but with a -8 hit. Also Perez and Vardy prices bound to drop so makes upgrading them become more difficult especially when KDB's price will be rocketing.

                                Pope
                                Pereira TAA VVD
                                Mcginn Salah Sterling KDB Trossard
                                Pukki Jota

                                Button Dunk Lundstram Greenwood

                                I will have 0.2 in the bank and KDB bound to get a good haul again vs Bournemouth.

                                I also will not be thinking of using my WC yet.

                                Vardy and Perez out, KDB and Pukki in -8 hit.

                                Honest thoughts appreciated.

                              • dunas_dog
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                28 days, 1 hour ago

                                Not necessarily going to go for this But seeing how would get this midfield together. Defence different but tried some attacking options in there-but what are thoughts

                                Pope
                                El Mohamady Montoya O’ Connell
                                Salah Sterling KDB Martial Son
                                Pukki Jota

                                McGovern Söyüncö Diop Greenwood

                                1. FOO FIGHTER
                                    28 days, 1 hour ago

                                    Defence way to weak.

                                2. chill88
                                  • 4 Years
                                  28 days, 1 hour ago

                                  Hi all, very undecided on my first moves to make for the season... current team;

                                  Pope / Heaton
                                  Zinchenko / TAA / KWP / Digne / Guilbert
                                  Salah / Martial / Sterling / Norwood / Drinkwater
                                  Kane / Jota / Greenwood

                                  Have 2 Free Transfers.. any suggestions welcome! Cheers