How to handle FPL bandwagons in early Gameweeks

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This week, Joe is joined by Az and David to discuss the key Fantasy Premier League talking points ahead of Gameweek 3.

The next round of action is an important one for Fantasy managers as many will be wielding their two free transfers.

Already bandwagons have begun to form, so our Scoutcasters will be discussing how best to approach these.

Naturally, Teemu Pukki (£6.7m) is a prime example after he scored a hat-trick in Gameweek 2.

However, we will also be examining Liverpool assets after a lacklustre start to the season at both ends of the pitch.


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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

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  1. King Kohli
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 21 days ago

    Best move here lads?

    Heaton McGovern
    Robbo VVD Zinky Coleman Rico
    Salah Sterling Martial Perez Dendoncker
    Wilson Jimenez Greenwood

    2 Ft 0 itb

    A. Robbo + Perez + Wilson > Soyuncu + KDB + Pukki
    B. A with Jimenez instead of Wilson
    C. WC

    1. ryacoo
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 21 days ago


  2. ryacoo
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 21 days ago

    Who would you start?

    A) King (MCI)
    B) Dendoncker (BUR)
    C) Lundstram (LEI)

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 21 days ago

      Dendoncker probably. Although most people would say Lundstram. King also fine considering all he needs is a pen to return.

    2. corderz
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 21 days ago


  3. The Quad
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 21 days ago

    Kane or Son?

    with alli out injured can poch really afford to not play son, especially since hes had the asian cup as a pre season of sorts and yet still had a rest due to not playing the first 2 rounds of the season.

    that 1.5m really helps and i can see people bandwagoning in son if he matches or gets close to what kane gets against newcastle.

    1. AWOL-Ekotto
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 21 days ago

      I doubt that Son will start next game. Most likely come off the bench, and then start the NLD

    2. AWOL-Ekotto
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 21 days ago

      However I am also looking at Son as a viable alternative to Kane going forward

  4. corderz
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 21 days ago


    TAA Robbo Digne Montoya
    Sterling (c) Salah (vc) Martial Mount
    Vardy Pukki

    Button | Cantwell Lundstram Greenwood

  5. Earwicker
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 21 days ago

    Early WC. Playing Kane (C). I'm sure other WCers will be in the same boat with this one....

    Son or Martial?

    Son would interchange with KDB. Martial set and forget.

  6. 100/1 Dalmatians
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 21 days ago

    I didn't pull the trigger on Kean to Pukki last night and now i've lost out on 0.2... who reckons I should do it still?

    Thing is I feel like Kean will do bits when he starts and give Everton the cutting edge. He's looked very lively in his cameos, and only has to displace Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Will that be this week though?

    I also have King and 0.4 ITB so could transfer him instead but he also seems like a steady stream of points for his price. I have no other Bournemouth or Norwich attackers, I do have Siggy.

  7. Cube
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 21 days ago

    Which option is better?

    A. Pieter's
    B. Soyuncu
    C. Montoya

  8. PrettyDick
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 21 days ago

    Best 5.5 m attacker? Are there any decent ones?

  9. Stevecat
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 21 days ago

    How’s this looking?

    TAA, lundstram, KWP
    Salah, Sterling, martial, lamela
    Jota, pukki, Kane

    Button, ward, Dendoncker, Hanley

    0.9 in the bank. Will swap lamela for mount next week and maybe jota to King.

  10. ARog456
    11 months, 21 days ago

    Hesitant to take salah out,

    mane in
    kdb in
    kdb +auba (rashford out) next week

  11. ‘Tis the Season
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 20 days ago

    Not sure whether to WC
    Current after using 2ft and a hit
    Robbo* WanB* KWP Coleman
    Sterling Salah martial moura*
    Pukki vardy*


    Virgil* walker* kwp Coleman
    Sterling Salah martial trossard
    Pukki Kane*

  12. Hairy Potter
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 19 days ago

    With Stones out, Otamendi should start again this weekend shouldn't he?