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How good are Pukki’s upcoming fixtures after hat-trick heroics?

Teemu Pukki (£6.8m) has already taken FPL by storm, scoring four goals in his first two Premier League matches.

Fantasy managers are flocking to sign the Norwich forward, with a third price rise of the season occurring overnight.

The hat-trick scored against Newcastle in Gameweek 2 sent the demand for Pukki into overdrive, but his new owners were clearly also impressed with his ability to score even at Anfield in Gameweek 1.

However, there are still some who are a little concerned about Norwich’s upcoming fixtures.

So we’ve analysed the numbers recorded so far this season to test whether or not Pukki is a sensible signing for Gameweek 3.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

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  1. mr messi
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Who to bench, KWP, Coleman, Lundstram

    1. Riders of Yohan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Lund

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Agreed. KWP will get first CS of the season. Coleman looking sharp again.

    2. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I'm playing all three. (+ Digne, TAA). Benching Cebellos or Wilson.

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Five at the back an option?

  2. Riders of Yohan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Think I’m going with Kane for the armband. 2 reasons:

    1. Newcastle have conceded more shots in the box that Bou

    2. Genuinely think Bournemouth are the better outfit this year

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Bournemouth can surprise. Newcastle at home could easily be the (c) choice week in week out.

    2. KingOllie
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Look at xGa and Bournemouth is worse.

      Bournemouth have played villa and sheffield.

      Newcastle have played arsenal and norwich (slightly harder)

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Stats are all well and good I'd say we also need to look at the results and what's going on a the clubs too. Harry Wilson very very good player in (better than Brooks for sure) and Wilson and King both fit, for example. Vs. club in turmoil, losing players, supporters protests, temporary disaster style manager... Newcastle or Bournemouth, over the season, for attacking results? I know where I'd put my money.

        1. KingOllie
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Yeah bournemouth might score, but they are going to concede a hat full .

          Look how much better City were than Spurs last week - id much rather have one of those players as my captain.

          Kane was poor vs Villa imo - got 1 lucky goal and 1 decent one. If he hadnt scored those - i dont think people would be looking at him at all

          1. Limbo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Dunno. City away to BOU or Spuds at home to Newcastle. I'd say it could easily finish with a cricket score at WHL. I've not got Kane so the decision is made for me - but I'd pick him if I had him.

    3. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I think both could do well, but Sterling's stats are better than Kane's over the last two, he's playing in a stronger team... extra point for a goal, clean sheets etc, and their win at Bournemouth last season is still fresh in the mind. 82% possession, Bournemouth didn't have a shot! It only ended up 1-0 but a more clinical City would have scored more.

  3. Come on you Kante
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Taa or Laporte ?

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      What will you do with the extra 0.5 if you go Laporte?

  4. OneDennisBergkamp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Any update on Digne?

    I can do Wilson > Rashford and play Digne - Robbo - TAA
    or
    I can do Wilson & Digne > Kane & Kelly and play Lundstrum - Robbo - TAA

    any rises/falls will ruin that though as on exact money

  5. Zim0
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Need to bench one between
    1) AlexanderArnold
    2) Digne
    3) Boly
    4) Wan-Bissaka
    5) Lundstram
    assuming all are fit.

    1. ChuckN
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Boly or Lundstram

      1. Zim0
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Alright thanks

    2. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Play them all.

      1. Zim0
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        I would love to but can't

    3. MikeBravo
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      3

      1. Zim0
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Thenks

  6. simong1
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Who scores more this week? A or B?

    A) Perez (shu) and Pukki (CHE)
    B) Martial (CRY) and Lundstram (LEI)

    1. ChuckN
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      A

    2. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      B

    3. MikeBravo
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      B

    4. STEP ROVERS - BLAME IT ON R…
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      B

  7. ChuckN
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Bottomed

    Thoughts on this WC team? Trying to fit in Mane but basically impossible unless I ditch Martial.

    Pope
    Digne AWB Zinchenko
    Sterling KdB Martial Mount Cantwell
    Kane Pukki

    3.6 ITB - where to spend?

    Ryan Lundstram Montoya Wickham

    1. Retro
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I fitted Mané into that line up by doing Digne, Mount, Montoya, Wickham, Ryan -> Soy, Mané, Dunk, Greenwood, Pope.

    2. International Richard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      How much did you pay for Pukki and Mount? Tryin to work out your funds but need to know that first

    3. Stoneleigh
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Not sure whether you're asking for options to fit Mane in or not, but Cantwell to Son, Mount to Mane and Kane to Greenwood would do the trick. I think going without pool attack altogether is a risk too far when on a WC.

  8. n14mul
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Right

    Feel it's time to ship out Perez Wilson and Wesley, question is who to put in? Options would be appreciated

    A. Rashford Pukki Ceballos
    B. King Pukki Martial

    1. ChuckN
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      B

      1. n14mul
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Thanks, 1 for b!

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      B

      1. n14mul
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Lots of love for b or is that due to martial

    3. 12steps
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      B

  9. Bubz
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Do you think that

    Moura + TAA -----> KDB + AWB for (-4)

    Is good or bad?

    1. International Richard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I'd go B just for the guaranteed mins

    2. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Not want to see if Moura plays bubz? Even if it's 20 minutes you'd have to bet it'll be a mauling. TAA will come good too.

      1. Bubz
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        I do, but I also really want KDB! I'm torn...

    3. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Looks ok from where I’m sat.
      I’m guessing you have another Pool def though...

      1. Bubz
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Yes Robbo

    4. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Good. Should make back the points quite quickly I reckon.

  10. International Richard
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    In 8 years, this is my first thread post (what does that even mean?)

    I have a burning question guys.

    A
    3-5-2
    Pope. Button
    Digne. AWB. Montoya. (Lund. Kelly)
    Mane. Sterling. KBD. Martial. Son
    Pukki. Jota. (Greenwood)
    0 itb
    or

    B
    4-4-2
    Pope. Button
    Digne. AWB. Montoya. Lund. (Kelly)
    Mane. Sterling. KBD. Martial. (Dendocker).
    Pukki. Kane. (Greenwood)
    .4 itb

    Kane seems a no brainer, but starting Lund every game makes me twitch. The Son differential may work out ... or not

    Help me out please?

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I'm having the same problem. Son would be my choice if he was guarenteed to start but I'm not sure he is. For some reason Ive never liked Kane on here. I'd be tempted to go A in your sake as you have fine cover if Kane does fire. And can simply downgrade Son if not firing and upgrade Jota to a premium attacker

    2. KingOllie
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      much prefer A

    3. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Not sure about either set up in truth both look unbalanced going forward. 16 weeks till next major reset.

      A feels slightly better but going that way I'd lose Jota and go 4-5-1. That would leave you just a double transfer away from a balanced set up moving a mid into the forward line.

      Much better imo than what you're looking at. As it stands you'd need a transfer to get a decent defender and another to get a non 6.5 attacker.

      You worry about Lund - that's a no no as far as Im concerned as a starter each week. I think Brighton defence too may turn out to be a week 2 call. They were horrid last time out and Potter doesn't really have credentials for producing css.

      1. International Richard
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Quality replies guys. Very much appreciate the feedback. I can feel the grey hair sprouting as I type.

  11. Galza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Pushed it!!
    Got that feeling of having your first cigarette after a couple weeks of trying to give up though... 😉

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Enjoy. I'm avoiding haha, missed price changes so I'd rather take a hit or 2

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Had exact money for my w/c team.
        I could of held on and made a few transfers, but I had players that were likely to drop and players in my w/c team that are still rising.

    2. Jarvish Scott Talent
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Good luck 🙂

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Cheers.
        Just felt I could get left behind a bit.
        With my new team, I’ve got a player at every price point, so I can easily hop on any train that emerges and not get left at the station.

    3. KingOllie
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      dat feeling so nice

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        I’ll feel a bit better about it later.
        It’s just that initial gasp of trepidation when there’s no turning back...

    4. Stoneleigh
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Haha dizzy and a little bit disgusted?

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Dirty...., very dirty...!!

      2. MTPockets
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        yeah this

    5. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Just 16 weeks until you can start smoking again 🙂

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Ahh, don’t mate... 😆

  12. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Thoughts on Kane and Son? Really want spurs cover but will they do as well as we think and maybe points spread?

    Going without means I can get KDB Martial and Rashford potentially. Or even keep Aubam and just go Martial for now.

    1. International Richard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I have the same Q as you. It'll be the opposite to what we do

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        For sure. I'll keep an eye on your post for replies. Pochs presser may help but doubt it

  13. Tshelby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    What happened to Balbuena? Did he lose his spot?

    1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Pellegrini suffering a midlife crisis, I reckon. Should be back in soon.

  14. DIMITRIS
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    It's funny how straightforward the confidence in Pukki has grown over the past couple of days. Imagine if he blanks in the next three, which can happen. People are signing him like it's Messi, and are completely forgetting other good options like Jota, Abraham, Kean, Haller, Jimenez...
    Especially Abraham, who will play Norwich and Shefield in his next two games. Couldn't be better fixtures for him to open his scoring account.

    1. Tshelby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Abraham first choice though?

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        At 21 years of age, and as Chelesa academy product, in a year of no transfers for them, yes I think he'll be the first choice.
        I just say, if you got him before anyone else, you can be in advantage. And it seems like the best time for gamble with him is now with these upcoming fixtures.

        1. Ambrosiana Inter
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          I gambled on him already, shifted out after captaining him last week

          1. DIMITRIS
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 24 days ago

            You were unlucky, you could have given him the chance against Norwich and Sheffield.

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Much rather Pukki than Abraham. Pukki gets one chance then he'll score, Abraham might get 3 and then still not score. Pukki is a finisher and honestly believe he's fixture proof, but I'm waiting atm

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        We shall see. I like Pukki TBH, but if I'd had to make a transfer, I'd take a gamble with Abraham.

    3. Ambrosiana Inter
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Yeah Abraham, yeah will play 60 mins and then taken off,Kean hasn’t yet started,Haller is an injury doubt, the on,y good ones are Jota and Jimmy who travel to Turin on Thursday...
      I haven’t got Pukki but the hype is real

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Maybe he'll get more, and if Pukki with 29 goals in Championship can reproduce the same in PL why can't Abraham who scored 25 last year do the same, and he's playing in much better side.
        I'm just saying that this much confidence in Pukki can backfire, plus he's fixtures are really bad.

    4. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      It's not just his points. He looks lethal with good supply. If he can keep it up it'll be interesting to watch his price rocket.

    5. International Richard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      6.5 striker with an eye for goal and everything to prove? What's not to like? If it doesn't work out, you can beat me with my arrogance.

      *Looks at Pukki's fixtures and starts to agree*

    6. Stoneleigh
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Think some of the Pukki love is for TV though?

  15. barton fc
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Best option on whildcard?

    A. Zichenko/mina + cantwell
    B. Kelly/Hanley + trossard

    (cheep options will rarely come off the bench, however got a feeling cantwell could be this year's Brooks)

  16. KingOllie
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Play 1:

    A) Perez (she)
    B) Ceballos (liv)

    1. Tshelby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      A

  17. simong1
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Is King to Pukki for a hit a good idea or should I hold my knees?

    1. Tshelby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I'm holding my knees. Those fixture of Pukki aren't so tempting and King still has some good fixtures coming.

    2. Deulofeu
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Hold

    3. nelluckram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Vardy, Deeney, Stephens -> Pukki, Martial, Greenwood for a -4?

      Bit annoyed I missed the price changes

    4. Parkin Hell
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I transferred in ndomele. That was a bad move wasn’t it

      1. Ambrosiana Inter
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        What for? Just got lucky with the assists like Ceballos one day surprise,bet they won’t get anything between them in the next 3

        1. Parkin Hell
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Panic at the bsilva price drop late at night. U just confirmed my thoughts.
          Upgraded king to Rashford though with the change

          1. Ambrosiana Inter
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Ohhh King ti rash is very good, also got price rise

            1. Parkin Hell
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 24 days ago

              I feel slightly less rubbish now. Cheers

        2. KingOllie
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          dont compare ndombele to ceballos lol

        3. Rasping Drive
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Ceballos was outstanding against Burnley, though. If Emery continues to play him, from GW5 onwards he will turn out to be a bargain.

          1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            One caveat. If you look deeper, he got a little bit lucky. But - he is a good corner taker, so ...

            The problem is, through balls are more effective, and efficient than crosses, unless your name is David Beckham.

              1. Rasping Drive
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Thanks Doos. Although he did create 3 chances, so shouldn’t he feature in your table?

    5. corderz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      GTG?

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

      Button | Cantwell Lundstram Greenwood

    6. Jacky boy
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      tempted to WC although I have a good team. digne situation is annoying

      1. Jarvish Scott Talent
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        WCing because one player is a doubt. Sounds a good move to me.

        1. Jacky boy
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          already on -4 and have digne! kelly is only cover for defence

          1. Ambrosiana Inter
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            U ll be fine, main reason to wildcard also is catch price rises, too many have gone by already this week.hold

          2. Jarvish Scott Talent
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Oh Jacky

    7. JJeyy
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      See many wildcarding out Salah, I didn’t expect to see many wildcards at all last week let alone getting rid of salah... game moving fast

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Came down to Salah and some dross up top or KDB and Firmino on my W/C.
        Opted for the latter.
        Obviously not happy about getting rid of Salah, but he’s easy enough to get back in should I wish...

    8. JAYPEE
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      A)Perez & Wilson > Martial & Pukki
      B)Wilson, King and Zouma > Rashford, Pukki and Kelly (-4 hit)

      1. barton fc
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        A

    9. SMOOTH
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      A. Martial and Diop
      B. Barnes and Coleman

    10. Daghe Munegu
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Is Che Adams nailed?

    11. Jack da man
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Who would you prefer:

      A) Salah and pukki
      B) Bernardo Silva and Aubameyang

      Thanks!

      1. MTPockets
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        a

      2. FOO FIGHTER
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Without a doubt A

        • 12steps
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          A

      3. forestfire79
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        A) Digne VVD Cantwell
        B) Coleman Walker Ceballos

        Looking long term on a WC. Have Pukki and TAA but no M City defence. Will look to bring in Cancelos once he a starter as will operate like Mendy on opposite flank.

      4. Jacky boy
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        this is my team for -4:

        Pope
        robbo taa DIGNE
        sterling kdb martial perez mount
        kane jota
        subs: 4.0 greenwood kelly rico

        potential WC team:
        Pope
        Laporte vvd awb montoya
        sterling kdb son martial mount
        kane
        subs: 4.0 greenwood kelly wickham.

        would you WC if digne is out ?

        1. Tsparkes10
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Defo no WC

        2. Ambrosiana Inter
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          No

        3. MTPockets
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          no way

        4. willos_wanderers
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          No

      5. yakirh
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Any news on Digne?