Scout Notes

Martial furthers FPL cause as Man United defence improves

Wolves 1-1 Manchester United

Goals: Rúben Neves (£5.5m) | Anthony Martial (£7.6m)

Assists: Joao Moutinho (£5.5m) | Marcus Rashford (£8.6m)

Penalty miss: Paul Pogba (£8.6m)

Penalty save: Rui Patrício (£5.0m)

Bonus Points: Moutinho x3, Patrício x2, Neves x1, Rashford x1

Manchester United’s key attacking assets delivered points on Monday night to add further evidence to suggestions they can be important Fantasy options this season.

After Anthony Martial (£7.6m) and Marcus Rashford (£8.6m) got attacking returns at home to a poor Chelsea defence last weekend, the pair were snapped up in their droves for Gameweek 2.

312,546 Fantasy managers snapped up the England international while 232,598 signed Martial.

Despite concerns that they might not be able to replicate Gameweek 1 form against a Wolves side that often raised its game against top-six opposition last season, Manchester United were the better side for much of the Monday night contest.

Martial now has two goals in as many Premier League matches for Manchester United this season

They dominated possession and, even though they did not fashion as many opportunities as Rashford and Martial owners would have liked, their quality still shone through.

Manchester United’s only goal of the game came when Martial made a run just left of his centre-forward furrow, spotted by Rashford, and fired high into the net.

Despite two successive games in a row with attacking returns, there are still one or two questions hanging over the appeal of Rashford.

For the second match in a row, he was deployed on the left flank of attacking midfield, acting more often than not as a winger rather than a forward.

While Rashford was still able to link into attacking play well, it might be hard to justify the extra cost compared to Martial, who is being used as the centre-forward with a midfield classification in FPL.

Furthermore, Monday night also demonstrated that Rashford cannot always count on penalties to supplement his attacking returns either.

Despite scoring one last week against Chelsea, Rashford was not considered for the one Paul Pogba (£8.6m) won in the second half at Molineux.

The two players had a quick discussion before the Frenchman took the spot-kick, only to see his powerful effort saved by Rui Patrício (£5.0m).

Another penalty miss for Pogba sparked a post-match media inquisition into Manchester United’s spot-kick set-up

Pogba has now missed four penalties in 2019 while Rashford has scored all four he has ever taken in his career so far.

Understandably, with Manchester United not winning the game, there was a media inquisition at full-time, in which we learned a little more about the penalty situation.

Last week, Rashford insisted there was no penalty taker, although, at Molineux, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that the Englishman and Pogba form a designated duo.

“The two of them are the designated penalty shooters. It is up to them, there and then who feels that this is mine. Sometimes players just feel that they’re confident enough to score. Paul has scored so many penalties for us and Patrício made a good save. You can see the slides, they’re on the powerpoint. No (it doesn’t change). Not at all. The two of them have been very confident and of course last week Marcus scored a goal, I’m sure he would have liked to take this one but Paul was confident. I like players full of confidence.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

“Paul wanted to take it. Everyone can miss a penalty. He has scored countless penalties for us and throughout his career. It’s normal to miss one. We forget about that one and we go again. It’s simple. If you want to take it, you take it. But I took one last week so it’s no problem for him to take one this week. Like I said, it’s unfortunate he didn’t score but that’s football.” – Marcus Rashford

While Martial appears not to be in the frame for penalties, the case for his inclusion remains strong.

His goal at Molineux was the 50th of his Manchester United career, with no other colleague netting as many since the Frenchman’s debut in September 2015.

Owners of Manchester United defenders can probably consider themselves very unlucky not to capitalise on a second clean sheet in a row.

The Red Devils were in control for large spells of the game, in contrast to their previous meetings with Wolves.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s men have typically risen to the occasion against the top six, especially Manchester United, but they were somewhat subdued for most of Monday night.

They largely sat deep in an attempt to soak up pressure in the first half, which did initially limit Rashford and Martial’s ability to use their pace to exploit space.

However, Wolves’ creative midfield players were stifled by Manchester United, meaning that the home side were limited to playing long balls forward.

Harry Maguire was commanding in the air for Manchester United on Monday night

This made life very easy for Harry Maguire (£5.5m) in particular, who won virtually every header all night.

Also making a big impact on Manchester United’s defensive potential this season is Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.5m).

The right-back kept Diogo Jota (£6.5m) quiet and ensured he played a peripheral part in the match.

The Portuguese international will have disappointed his 11.3% ownership as he was forced out very wide for much of Monday night. Two matches in a row without any attacking returns for him and Raúl Jiménez (£7.5m) will certainly give their owners itchy feet especially with Teemu Pukki (£6.7m) rising in popularity.

Jota (left) had a quiet game for Wolves on Monday night

However, there are still mitigating factors for Wolves’ forwards, to some extent. Gameweek 1 saw them play very soon after a 6,000-mile round-trip to Armenia, while it has to be said that Manchester United defended very well on Monday night.

The additions of Maguire and Wan-Bissaka looked to have had a positive effect on the Red Devils’ back-line.

The right-back is also slowly offering more creativity too. In the second half, Wan-Bissaka was making more advanced runs and set up two opportunities for Jesse Lingard (£6.5m).

In the end, the only thing that could breach Manchester United’s defence was a world-class goal from Neves.

Anyone who has ever seen the Portuguese midfielder score for Wolves should have a pretty good idea of what his latest one looked like.

Joao Moutinho (£5.5m) played a ball to him on the edge of the box which he stroked marvellously into the top corner off the crossbar to a roaring Molineux ovation.

Neves scored a trademark goal against Manchester United

While such a goal will have frustrated owners of Manchester United defenders, it won’t be every week they face arguably the best finisher from distance in the Premier League.

Wolves certainly pushed the Red Devils in the closing stages, buoyed by Neves’ goal, but Solskjaer’s men held on for the point.

It makes for encouraging clean sheet potential when Crystal Palace come to Old Trafford in Gameweek 3.

Finally, there are some concerns over Matt Doherty’s (£6.0m) fitness after he limped off at half-time.

There were reports that the right wing-back was struggling in the warm-up but according to the local press, Nuno said Doherty would be “okay tomorrow.”

His departure at the interval allowed Adama Traore (£5.0m) to replace him and it was the pacey wide-man who was the spark for Wolves coming back into the game.

“Traore was able to impact the game directly. We keep trusting him, keep giving him chances to make his impact.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

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Wolverhampton Wanderers XI (3-5-2): Patrício; Boly, Coady, Bennett; Jonny, Neves, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Doherty (Traoré 46′); D Jota (Neto 86′), Jiménez (Cutrone 90+1′).

Manchester United XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Shaw, Maguire, Lindelöf, Wan-Bissaka; McTominay, Pogba; Rashford (A Pereira 89′), Lingard (Mata 80′), D James (Greenwood 89′); Martial.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

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  1. Riders of Yohan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    29 days, 14 hours ago

    What you guys think?

    GW3: TAA + King > AWB + Pukki

    GW4: vardy + Dendoncker > greenwood + KDB (-4)

    GW5: Adams > Barnes

    Appreciate any replies!

    1. Heaton Mess
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      That's too much planning for my liking and gaining KDB is the only one I'd be keen on.

      1. Riders of Yohan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 13 hours ago

        Fair thanks!

    2. Sharkytect
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Planning too far ahead. Never works lile this

      1. Riders of Yohan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 13 hours ago

        Fair enough

  2. LC1
    • 4 Years
    29 days, 14 hours ago

    Morning all,

    After a really bad GW, would anyone be willing to give me some advice on how to use 2 FTs;

    Pope
    VVD TAA Digne Dunk
    Salah Sterling Barkley Perez
    Kane(c) King

    Button Dendoncker Rico Wickham

    The glaring choices are Barkley & Perez but not sure who to replace with.

    Thanks in advance!

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Barkley to Ceballos/McGinn and King to Pukki

    2. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Barkley needs to go

      Downgrading TAA to free up funds will be a popular choice

    3. piquiblanco
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Had a similar team, did Barkley to Cantwell yesterday and saved the other FT

      1. piquiblanco
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        My bench is stronger than yours though, so this move may be not for you

    4. StopItHarold
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Barkley to Ceballos
      King to Pukki

      1. Big Steve
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        these are the two moves I made this week....

        Wasnt sold on Cabellos but it seems he was on a fair few set pieces....

        Also lets be honest he cant be worse than Barkley at the moment!

    5. yakirh
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      TAA Barkley King out
      Keep Perez for 2 more

    6. Absolute VARce
      • 1 Year
      29 days, 13 hours ago

      Very similar team, probably gonna do Barkley and Perez > Mount and McGinn. Mount seems to be the spark at Chelsea and hasnt dropped a minute so far.

  3. Jarvish
    • 4 Years
    29 days, 14 hours ago

    Lovely picture of Martial with his gob open and a mouthful of slime.

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      ...hope its slime....

      eeeugggh!

    2. Fitzy.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Like something out of one of the Alien movies.

    3. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Maybe likes playing with Rashford a little too much... 😉

    4. Giggs Boson.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      You'd think Ashley Young would have taught him the dangers of doing that.

  4. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    29 days, 14 hours ago

    Morning everyone. I was out last night and didnt see any footie. Looking at the chat on here the game didnt give any great clues to anything other than Martial was good and worth considering.....have I missed anything else??

  5. Dribbles
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      I moved up 1,300,000 places in the rankings after this week. At this rate i could be winning.

      1. TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Just imagine where you’ll be if you gain 1,300,000 places every week until week 38 😮

    • gers23
      • 8 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      What does everybody think of VAR then? Personally I'm not a fan 🙁

      1. Irbox ⚽
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        It’s great. Football is meant to be played by the rules

      2. Jarvish
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        It's progress.

      3. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        That feeling last night wheb Neves scored and then was at threat of loosing the goal...
        Not a fan.

        Technology in football should have stopped at goal line for me.

        1. Klein
          • 3 Years
          29 days, 14 hours ago

          Better than a goal that shouldnt have been.

        2. gers23
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 14 hours ago

          Agree with this

      4. Klein
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        I think its good. VAR is not a rule. Its just a tool for accuracy. If something is bad its the rules.

        1. gers23
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 14 hours ago

          I suppose it's just getting used to it. Feel like it's taking something away from the game but as you say, maybe it's the rules that need looked at.

      5. Rasping Drive
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Even though it has cost me two goals and an assist, I think it’s a good thing.

        1. gers23
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 14 hours ago

          Haha yeah maybe that's why it's doing my nut in.

      6. Sharkytect
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        I don't like how it is used. (And i am a spurs fan!) Ruins the moment of celebrating because now we will be cautious that there might be something that NOBODY noticed which is technically disallowed. Should be used just to determine whether a player has been fouled or has dived

      7. Riders of Yohan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 13 hours ago

        Think it is killing the atmosphere at the moment.

        You would think with the technology available today, they could somehow reduce the time it takes to make an offside decision.

        And that handball rule can piss off.

    • Unai123
      • 8 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Will team members know if you use Wild Card?

      1. Irbox ⚽
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        No

      2. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        They can see price changes

    • jdnimmo12
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      A) Cantwell & AWB

      or

      B) Soyuncu & Mount

      Thoughts?

      1. Ritchies Magic Hat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Was mulling over this myself - have ignored the Norwich hype in the end and gone with Mount. Will probs bring in Soyuncu in a few weeks, reckon he’ll be decent value at 4.5

      2. gers23
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        A

      3. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Soyuncu and Cantwell both look brilliant value - I'm yet to be convinced by the other two just yet.

        Perhaps get the cheaper two, and save money ITB for your next transfer?

    • StopItHarold
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Pukki + Martial for Lucas + C.WIlson

      Thoughts?

      1. gers23
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Like it

    • NUFCAndrew
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Bottomed. What to do with this? 2 FTs 0.5 ITB

      Ryan Button

      Robbo VVD Digne Zinchenko Lundstram

      Salah Sterling Martial Perez Dendoncker

      Wilson King Greenwood

      1. jdnimmo12
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        King to Pukki
        Perez to one of the 6m options

      2. piquiblanco
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        I would lose Robbo or VVD, keep the other transfer and the change, maybe upgrade Perez next week after (shu).

      3. gers23
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        One of King/Wilson has to go imo.

    • Heaton Mess
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Think I'll shift Perez for a bit. Which switch do you consider the better?

      a) Perez ---> Mount

      b) Wilson and Perez ---> King and Martial

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        A

      2. StopItHarold
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        b but id do pukki instead of king

        1. Heaton Mess
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          29 days, 14 hours ago

          Even with Norwich fixtures?

          1. Ritchies Magic Hat
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            A - I wouldn’t be shipping Wilson just yet, Man City don’t exactly look watertight at the back

    • Nunoooooooooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      WC active. Help me fill in the blanks please guys....

      Pope (Button)
      VVD - Digne - AWB - “XXX” - (Lundstram)
      Mane - Sterling - Martial - “XXX” - (Cantwell)
      Pukki - “XXX” - (Greenwood)

      A) Laporte - KDB - Barnes
      B) Walker - Ceballos - Kane
      C) another combo up to £22.6m

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        B

      2. StopItHarold
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        A

      3. Heaton Mess
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        A

      4. Pink Caddy
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Not sold on Martial yet. I’d want Kane and KdB. So probably go with both of them, drop Martial down to Mount and Digne to Mina or Coleman

      5. KGFC
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 13 hours ago

        A

    • Do I Not Like Orange
      • 7 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Any suggestions for this WC team? Open to downgrading Kane to get KDB in a few weeks. Happy to go without Pool defence until they sort out their high line and/or get Alisson back.

      Pope McGovern
      Digne AWB Dunk Soyuncu Lund
      Martial Mane Sterling Maddison Cantwell
      Kane Pukki Barnes

      1. Concrete
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        I’ve considered this but Spurs fixtures are okay

      2. Klein
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 13 hours ago

        Trossard better than madd?

    • Klein
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 14 hours ago

      Is it crazy to play lundstram inplace of wilson this week? Don't think he will do anything vs city really.

      1. Jarvish
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Not at all, though likelihood is both will blank.

      2. piquiblanco
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Wouldn't do that

      3. gers23
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Crazy imo

      4. Corgzzzz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        I made a similar mistake when I benched Lund to play Perez.....gutted

      5. Rasping Drive
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        It’s not crazy, just pick who you think will score the most points.

    • noxtz
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        caught between

        a. kane + ceballos, or
        b. rashford + martial

        rest of the team are,

        pope, button
        vvd, digne, dunk, lundstram, kelly
        kdb, sterling, salah, cantwell
        pukki, greenwood

        thoughts?

      • Dr. Rog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        A) Kane & Dendonker sub
        B) Mane & Greenwood sub

        no Salah

      • KSM of USA & Earth
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        Wow. I saw the Man U defense completely different. I mean I own De Gea and AWB and after Pogba gave the ball away in their own half the first time, I was nervous for the rest of the game as that kept happening or he was cutting it very close on way too many occasions. And Lindolof looked anxious, MacGuire just kind of around here and their, yes making an interception or two but on many, many occasions Wolves were counter attacking in numbers after possession give aways.

        I like them fine for Crystal Palace and Southampton but I'm looking to go back down to a 4.5 keeper once De Gea hits 5.7. Wan Bissaka tried to position himself to move forward and Pogba just gave the ball away and left him oop I think more than once so he looked dumb. He was unlucky to not hit 22 bps for 1 bp after a miscalled yellow card for intentional hand ball on him. He should have had 3 points for the game.

        1. gers23
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 14 hours ago

          Not convinced by them either tbh. AWB will get plenty of attacking returns I'm sure so maybe worth it. Think Palace will score next week.

          1. Iggy pop
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 13 hours ago

            AWB doesn't get many attacking returns, he is just a bonus point machine

      • Oggle22
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 14 hours ago

        G2G?
        Heaton
        TAA Zinchenko Pieters
        Doncker Salah Sterling Bilva Moura
        Kane(c) King
        Woodman Lundstarm Kelly Greenwood

        Cheers

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          29 days, 14 hours ago

          Kane C could be great

          1. Oggle22
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 13 hours ago

            Here's hoping! Already about 40points behind in my mini league

        2. TheDragon
          • 1 Year
          29 days, 14 hours ago

          G2G

          But that bench is wafer thin as Kelly will lose place soon and you own the rotation risks that are BSilva & Moura

          1. Oggle22
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 13 hours ago

            True that but hoping peps love for Bilva sees him through and Moura is in form so surely can't keep being ignored by Poch? Or am I clutching at straws

          2. Klein
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 13 hours ago

            This

      • FOO FIGHTER
          29 days, 14 hours ago

          Still would not go with any UTD or Chelsea assets. I would rather go for long term picks.

          We also saw UTD go on a long run of good results last season only to be scattered to ashes towards end of the season when Ole's tactics was found out.

          UTD pretty much like CHE this season.

          Wolves were really good in the 2nd half last night.

          Draw for UTD still a decent result though.

          1. Do I Not Like Orange
            • 7 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            Wolves are a good side though, and Utd are playing quite a few poor ones over the next 6-8 GWs.

            1. FOO FIGHTER
                29 days, 14 hours ago

                Sure but do you expect Martial to get good points hauls this season though? Other than the goal he scored, he went missing for large parts of the game plus Rashford not going to cut it on the wing.

                They lack a 20+ goal scorer.

                Wolves also seem to be playing a more patient approach compared to last season. Not as all out attack. Even Wolves vs Leicester showed this.

                UTD may struggle to kill off teams who sit deep and and hit them on the counter attack. Same with Chelsea.

                1. Luke Chadwicks Left Peg
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  29 days, 13 hours ago

                  I'd rather have a MIDFIELDER who scores his one opportunity than a striker who wastes 5.

            2. Rasping Drive
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              Wolves were much better second half, I agree, but they still didn’t create that many clear cut chances. I was impressed by United’s defence. The addition of Maguire and AWB have helped them a lot. Can see them keeping plenty of cleansheets this season.

            3. Luke Chadwicks Left Peg
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              Are you a secret Martial owner trying to throw us all of the scent?

          2. ManTree(v2!) or just JAY!
            • 8 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            Salah and King

            to

            Mane and Pukki

            yes or no

            1. TheDragon
              • 1 Year
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              I imagine most will say B as it’s Pukki mania around here

              But I just can’t sleep easy at night going without Salah. I know it really worked for some last year but every time I tried it it went horribly wrong

              1. Fitzy.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                29 days, 14 hours ago

                4 goals in 2 games for a sub 7.0m forward, hard to imagine why the interest.

                1. TheDragon
                  • 1 Year
                  29 days, 14 hours ago

                  I never said he was a bad option or that it wasn’t warranted ....

              2. Kiwivillan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                29 days, 14 hours ago

                Pukki mania for me was after goal against Liverpool and Newcastle at home next

            2. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              A is a long term hold play. Salah will lose value and King will only really return from pens - he’s distinctly rubbish as an outfield pick but Bournemouth do get more than fair share of pens.

            3. Jam0sh
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              Nah

          3. as33
            • 4 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            Hi to every1, what changes do i need to make?
            Ryan
            Robbo, Coleman, WB
            Salah, Perez, Sterling, Lucas, Sissoko
            Auba, King

            1. TheDragon
              • 1 Year
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              What changes are you considering?

            2. gers23
              • 8 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              Reckon you could save a transfer.

              1. as33
                • 4 Years
                29 days, 14 hours ago

                What about to get Kane in? or just keep Auba for now

            3. Absolute VARce
              • 1 Year
              29 days, 13 hours ago

              Kane in for Aub seems like a no brainer

          4. prichardson311
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            De Bruyne or Son people?

            1. Luke Chadwicks Left Peg
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              Depends if you need a captain or not. KDB for consistent points flow, Son for explosive.

          5. Luke Chadwicks Left Peg
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            Robbo & Wilson or Zinchenko & Kane (-4)?

          6. Lignja
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            Pope
            Taa, Robertson, Zincenko, Coleman
            Salah, Sterling, Fraser, Perez
            Puki, Wilson

            A. Wilson, Fraser, Taa to Kane, Martial, 4.0 (Start Dendoker or Lundstram)
            B. Wilson, Fraser, Perez to Rashford, Martial, Mount

            1. Luke Chadwicks Left Peg
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              A

          7. Knallie
            • 5 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            On WC:

            Ryan / (Button)
            _______ / Zinchenko / AWB / Coleman / (Lundstram)
            Salah / Sterling / KDB / Martial / (Cantwell)
            _______ / _______ / (Greenwood)

            A) TAA, Pukki, King
            B) Kane, 4.7 DEF, 4.5 non-playing FWD

            1. Luke Chadwicks Left Peg
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              B but it's risky.

            2. gers23
              • 8 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              Tough one. Think I would go B

            3. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              B seems all the rage (or a variation of it). Feels very unbalanced to me.

          8. AFC49
            • 5 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            Any ideas for this team?

            Pope
            Robbo, VVD, KWP, Digne, Lundstram
            Salah, Sterling, Ceballos
            Kane, King

            Button, Pérez, Dendoncker, Greenwood

            1FT, 0 ITB

            1. Old Gregg
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              29 days, 13 hours ago

              Maybe Save and Then Downgrade Robbo/Vvd to AWB/ McGuire/Emerson/zinc or another 5.5 def and upgrade Perez to Martial.

              Could do the downgrade but this week as Man Utd v Palace, Man City v Bournemouth etc

          9. Bury94
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            I must be mad but I'm still tempted to captain Salah over Sterling this week

            1. Luke Chadwicks Left Peg
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              How many chances to Arsenal concede down on the left side of the pitch?

          10. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            Saving FT

            Heaton
            TAA Coleman Dunk
            Sterling Mane Mcginn Cantwell
            Auba Pukki Kane(c)

            Lundy Donkey Kelly.

            1. TheDragon
              • 1 Year
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              V nice - imagine GW2 was a great one for you with that team!

              What are your thoughts on Man U, Martial will need to find his way into your team soon?

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                29 days, 14 hours ago

                yeah, KdB def coming in next week. It's Martial vs a Livp def...not sure about that one yet...

                1. TheDragon
                  • 1 Year
                  29 days, 14 hours ago

                  Does feel like Sterling, KDB, Saah/Mane & Martial will become the template heavy midfield soon

                  1. Christina.
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    29 days, 14 hours ago

                    dont forget Cantwell...

                  2. pingissimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    29 days, 14 hours ago

                    Until Peptation strikes!

                    1. TheDragon
                      • 1 Year
                      29 days, 14 hours ago

                      But then Cantwell / Lundstram comes in for a 14 pointer - no issues!

                      1. pingissimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        29 days, 13 hours ago

                        🙂

            2. The Man Pastore
              • 5 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              looking good here

            3. The 12th Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              Well played sir on last week.

          11. kuzser
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            What's the best move here guys?
            1ft, 1.9 itb

            1) fraser-> martial
            2) fraser perez-> mount kdb for -4
            3) fraser vvd/robbo-> kdb awb for -4
            4) fraser robbo-> kdb 4.5def (with an option to do perez->martial next week)

            Team is:
            Heaton
            Vvd robbo digne kwp (lundstram)
            Fraser sterling Salah perez (dendo)
            Pukki jota (greenwood)

            1. Rasping Drive
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              29 days, 14 hours ago

              4 looks good with Soyuncu.

          12. Ginola14
            • 7 Years
            29 days, 14 hours ago

            ok so gone early and did rich and barkley to son and cantwell, now just to decide which one of kane or son to captain?
            moved on son early as i think he will come straight into the team with erik and lamela/moura taking the other 2 attacking slots, cant wait for lo celso to be introduced but i reckon poch will drip feed him in