Fixtures

How the Champions League and Europa League could affect FPL assets

The UEFA Champions League and Europa League group stages get underway on the other side of the international break.

The first ties take place in between Gameweeks 5 and 6, with the final group matches scheduled for mid-December.

The seven Premier League sides involved in European competition will also enter the Carabao Cup at the third round stage and, if these clubs progress to the quarter-final of that competition, they will play twice a week, every week, from now until the turn of 2020 – with the exception of the international breaks.

Four of the “big six” sit in the top seven of our Season Ticker over the next six Gameweeks (we’ll be Frisking the Fixtures over the international break) and players from these teams may be dominating Fantasy managers’ thoughts when it comes to transfers and Wildcards.

With that in mind, we thought it was worth a look at the fixture schedule for Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers over the next two months, given that all of these teams are still involved in European competition.

We have stopped at the end of October as the TV fixtures for November and beyond have yet to be announced, so there is a lot of rejigging to the Premier League calendar still to factor in.

We’ve had a fairly easy ride in the first month of 2019/20 but rotation may start to become more of an issue with all seven of the aforementioned sides competing on multiple fronts.

Jurgen Klopp said of his squad ahead of Gameweek 4:

We need them all, we need them all 100%. It is the very first part of the season, the first four Premier League games, and we had a busier schedule than other teams but still not that busy during the week.

That will all come afterwards, so no reason for resting players at the moment. It is about finding rhythm, finding the mood again, that we do the right things in the right moment. It is not the moment for a lot of changes.

After this international break, that will change completely. In the moment, the defensive set-up or whatever, as always, it is about who is in the best shape.

We have had a full week to train and when the boys won the last game and showed me then that they are still in their best possible shape, then we will only think about a couple of really small changes.

Pep Guardiola, when asked about Joao Cancelo (£5.4m), also said last week:

When we come back from the international break, we have Norwich, after three days, we have to travel to Ukraine, after three days we have a game here, then Carabao Cup. Start the real season in terms of a lot of games.

Joao, we’re delighted what we have seen but arrived late so was not in pre-season. Joao started to understand what to do. And now, maybe tomorrow, maybe after the international break, he start to play. He has to be ready.

Wolves, one of the most settled sides of 2018/19, have already been in midweek European action this season and some Fantasy managers have already suffered the consequences of Nuno Espirito Santo’s Europa League-influence rotation: Diogo Jota (£6.4m), Jonny (£5.5m), Leander Dendoncker (£4.5m) and Joao Moutinho (£5.5m) have all been benched once in the league already.


Below is a club-by-club itinerary for September and October, with the fixtures in italics Champions League/Europa League/Carabao Cup ties.

We will look at how the respective clubs’ managers approached team selection around the group stage last season in a follow-up article tomorrow.

Manchester City

Saturday 14 September: Gameweek 5 – Norwich City (a)
Wednesday 18 September: Shakhtar Donetsk (a)
Saturday 21 September: Gameweek 6 – Watford (h)
Tuesday 24 September: Preston North End (a)
Saturday 28 September: Gameweek 7 – Everton (a)
Tuesday 1 October: Dinamo Zagreb (h)
Sunday 6 October: Gameweek 8 – Wolverhampton Wanderers (h)
Saturday 19 October: Gameweek 9 – Crystal Palace (a)
Tuesday 22 October: Atalanta (h)
Saturday 26 October: Gameweek 10 – Aston Villa (h)
Tues/Weds 29/30 October: Carabao Cup fourth round

Liverpool

Saturday 14 September: Gameweek 5 – Newcastle United (h)
Tuesday 17 September: Napoli (a)
Sunday 22 September: Gameweek 6 – Chelsea (a)
Wednesday 25 September: MK Dons (a)
Saturday 28 September: Gameweek 7 – Sheffield United (a)
Wednesday 2 October: Red Bull Salzburg (h)
Saturday 5 October: Gameweek 8 – Leicester City (h)
Sunday 20 October: Gameweek 9 – Manchester United (a)
Wednesday 23 October: Genk (a)
Sunday 27 October: Gameweek 10 – Tottenham Hotspur (h)
Tues/Weds 29/30 October: Carabao Cup fourth round

Chelsea

Saturday 14 September: Gameweek 5 – Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Tuesday 17 September: Valencia (h)
Sunday 22 September: Gameweek 6 – Liverpool (h)
Wednesday 25 September: Grimsby Town/Macclesfield Town (h)
Saturday 28 September: Gameweek 7 – Brighton and Hove Albion (h)
Wednesday 2 October: Lille (a)
Sunday 6 October: Gameweek 8 – Southampton (a)
Saturday 19 October: Gameweek 9 – Newcastle United (h)
Wednesday 23 October: Ajax (a)
Saturday 26 October: Gameweek 10 – Burnley (a)
Tues/Weds 29/30 October: Carabao Cup fourth round

Tottenham Hotspur

Saturday 14 September: Gameweek 5 – Crystal Palace (h)
Wednesday 18 September: Olympiakos (a)
Saturday 21 September: Gameweek 6 – Leicester City (a)
Tuesday 24 September: Colchester United (a)
Saturday 28 September: Gameweek 7 – Southampton (h)
Tuesday 1 October: Bayern Munich (h)
Saturday 5 October: Gameweek 8 – Brighton and Hove Albion (a)
Saturday 19 October: Gameweek 9 – Watford (h)
Tuesday 22 October: Red Star Belgrade (h)
Sunday 27 October: Gameweek 10 – Liverpool (a)
Tues/Weds 29/30 October: Carabao Cup fourth round

Arsenal

Sunday 15 September: Gameweek 5 – Watford (a)
Thursday 19 September: Eintracht Frankfurt (a)
Sunday 22 September: Gameweek 6 – Aston Villa (h)
Tuesday 24 September: Nottingham Forest (h)
Monday 30 September: Gameweek 7 – Manchester United (a)
Thursday 3 October: Standard Liege (h)
Sunday 6 October: Gameweek 8 – Bournemouth (h)
Monday 21 October: Gameweek 9 – Sheffield United (a)
Thursday 24 October: Vitoria Guimaraes (h)
Sunday 27 October: Gameweek 10 – Crystal Palace (h)
Tues/Weds 29/30 October: Carabao Cup fourth round

Manchester United

Saturday 14 September: Gameweek 5 – Leicester City (h)
Thursday 19 September: FC Astana (h)
Sunday 22 September: Gameweek 6 – West Ham United (a)
Wednesday 25 September: Rochdale (h)
Monday 30 September: Gameweek 7 – Arsenal (h)
Thursday 3 October: AZ Alkmaar (a)
Sunday 6 October: Gameweek 8 – Newcastle United (a)
Sunday 20 October: Gameweek 9 – Liverpool (h)
Thursday 24 October: Partizan Belgrade (a)
Sunday 27 October: Gameweek 10 – Norwich City (a)
Tues/Weds 29/30 October: Carabao Cup fourth round

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Saturday 14 September: Gameweek 5 – Chelsea (h)
Thursday 19 September: Sporting Braga (h)
Sunday 22 September: Gameweek 6 – Crystal Palace (a)
Wednesday 25 September: Reading (h)
Saturday 28 September: Gameweek 7 – Watford (h)
Thursday 3 October: Besiktas (a)
Sunday 6 October: Gameweek 8 – Manchester City (a)
Saturday 19 October: Gameweek 9 – Southampton (h)
Thursday 24 October: Slovan Bratislava (a)
Sunday 27 October: Gameweek 10 – Newcastle United (a)
Tues/Weds 29/30 October: Carabao Cup fourth round

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  1. james 101
    • 7 Years
    12 days, 10 hours ago

    GTG? (Bench right?)

    Pope
    Matip Lunds Mings Dunk
    Salah Sterling(vc) KDB Mount
    Pukki Kun (c)

    (Button Cantwell Greenwood Kelly)

    1. james 101
      • 7 Years
      12 days, 10 hours ago

      Triple City feels good this week

      Could all go wrong of course...

    2. JonBoy
      • 6 Years
      12 days, 10 hours ago

      Anything in the bank?

      1. james 101
        • 7 Years
        12 days, 10 hours ago

        £1.9

        1. james 101
          • 7 Years
          12 days, 10 hours ago

          No FTs left though...

          1. FOO FIGHTER
              12 days, 10 hours ago

              I would upgrade that defence with the money you have left.

              1. james 101
                • 7 Years
                12 days, 10 hours ago

                Good call. That’s my plan next week.

                To be fair they have some good fixtures this time.

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 10 hours ago

        Improve defence next GW. Nothing worth a hit and nice front 6.

        1. james 101
          • 7 Years
          12 days, 10 hours ago

          Thanks mate.

          Thinking the same

    3. Jacky boy
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 10 hours ago

      Which one to replace awb with?

      A) VVD
      B) Otamendi
      C) Stones

      Pope
      TAA Robbo Digne AWB*
      Sterling KDB Son Martial Mount
      Haller

      4.0 Greenwood Kelly Wickham 0 FT 1.2 ITB

      1. james 101
        • 7 Years
        12 days, 10 hours ago

        Downgrade and bring in pukki or Barnes or whoever?

        1. Jacky boy
          • 3 Years
          12 days, 10 hours ago

          Think a city/pool defender outscores them.

      2. Legend of Rosický
        • 1 Year
        12 days, 10 hours ago

        Easy b here

    4. Skull And Gnomes 9
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 10 hours ago

      Is Kun driving over the International break?

      1. james 101
        • 7 Years
        12 days, 10 hours ago

        Golf?

        1. Skull And Gnomes 9
          • 2 Years
          12 days, 10 hours ago

          BMW

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 10 hours ago

        Wasn't the Dutch cabbie at fault last time?

        1. james 101
          • 7 Years
          12 days, 10 hours ago

          Caddie?

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            12 days, 10 hours ago

            Golf on the brain?

            1. james 101
              • 7 Years
              12 days, 10 hours ago

              Actually not a fan

              Just got caught in a loop...

        2. Skull And Gnomes 9
          • 2 Years
          12 days, 10 hours ago

          I'm not sure tbh.

    5. Danstoke82
      • 5 Years
      12 days, 10 hours ago

      Which two City players to have on my current WC team to go alongside Salah?

      A) Sterling
      B) KDB
      C) Aguero

      Currently have A + B but not owning Aguero is worrying me slightly

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 10 hours ago

        A and B safest

        1. Danstoke82
          • 5 Years
          12 days, 10 hours ago

          No Kun you feel is a good move? My current front 3 are Barnes-Pukki-Haller

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            12 days, 10 hours ago

            Dunno about good move but you can't have them all. Think Aguero could be very dangerous next couple of GWs but then Jesus will start eating into his minutes again.

            1. FOO FIGHTER
                12 days, 10 hours ago

                We do not know though how Pep roulette is going to happen this season.

                If Kun has the same amount of minutes as last season which works out to less than 3 games compared to what Sterling had them I am happy with that. Kun was also injured for 4 GW's last season. Could have easily outscored Sterling with points.

                Aguero is in beast form, yes He has Jesus wanting minutes but Sterling has Mahrez and Bilva wanting minutes too if Pep had to start with Jesus and Aguero.

                Guess the picture will become clearer once Jesus is fit again.

                1. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                  Will be interesting if Aguero starts against Norwich and then Jesus plays the Champions league game midweek as it could setup a little run of league games for Aguero (nor, WAT, eve) with Jesus (shk, pne) playing the midweek cup games.

                  1. FOO FIGHTER
                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                      Yeah, going to be very interesting to see.

                      Thank heavens I can just go Aguero out, Sterling in if things go down the pan for Aguero but you want a player with his form on the pitch. Looks like he will score in every game at the moment.

                      1. Miguel Sanchez
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                        I have both but am only considering capping Aguero between them right now. Who knows how many goals he could get if he starts vs both of Norwich and Watford.

                        1. FOO FIGHTER
                            12 days, 10 hours ago

                            #Slaughterhouse

            2. wasp3000
              • 4 Years
              12 days, 10 hours ago

              A and B. I feel the mid priced forwards are the way to go and Kun may get rotated without jesus over CL schedule

            3. Freddiebell
              • 3 Years
              12 days, 8 hours ago

              A B for me

          2. Salah4Ever
              12 days, 10 hours ago

              So i didn t see any aston villla games, so can someone tell me is worth to get mcginn or wesley for the upcoming fixtures . And which would you prefer?

              1. FOO FIGHTER
                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                  Not sure on Wesley but have a look at McGinn's price. You cannot go wrong having him as a 5th midfielder.

                  1. Salah4Ever
                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                      it is cantwell to mcginn or greenwood to wesley, or just play lundstram

                      1. FOO FIGHTER
                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                          Not sold on Wesley. I have Greenwood on my bench and was thinking to trade him for Ayew but that money is better off upgrading my defence. How many times does one use their 3rd sub? Greenwood can do his job as 3rd sub for the rest of the season unless I have to move on Aguero.

                          I want to move on Cantwell as do not want a Norwich double up with Pukki. I can upgrade Cantwell too.

                          McGinn a decent option for your 5th midfielder. His job is to keep on making the points tick over.

                    • Trossard or not Trossard
                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                        Pick Grealish like me if you like getting robbed. McGinn and even Trezeguet are better picks than Wesley imo.

                    • True Deadzoner
                      • 8 Years
                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                      argatron currently not working - Alternatives?

                      1. True Deadzoner
                        • 8 Years
                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                        Gargatron

                        1. Skull And Gnomes 9
                          • 2 Years
                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                          Listerine

                      2. jtreble
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                        Anewpla.net

                      3. Christina.
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                        floss

                    • Out of Position
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                      I am in strange conundrum here. I would ideally want to wait till the end of international break to make my transfers but it seems I will get priced out of my planned moves due to Jota's imminent price drop.

                      Should I do Jota + Wan Bissaka -> Barnes + Otamendi now to avoid getting priced out?

                      Or

                      Should I wait till the press conferences and then probably do Jota + Wan Bissaka -> Barnes + 5.0 Defender?

                      1. Skull And Gnomes 9
                        • 2 Years
                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                        Roll the dice, get the players you want.
                        Be bold and live life to the full.

                      2. Hazardous Matarial
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                        Otamendi is in the Argentina squad..

                    • purple lamborGhini
                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                        Salah, Sterling and KDB are making fantasy teams so boring, feeling like you have to have those 3 really takes the soul and character out your team.
                        I want to explore players like Son, Pepe, Auba, Aguero but the way the prices are your basically foolish to risk it.

                        I feel like Auba is ofc going to be a good pick for the season, and Son and probably Pepe will explode soon enough but it will be nightmare trying to get them in.

                        1. Luizdouzi
                            12 days, 10 hours ago

                            We need a chip limitless to budget restrictions, won't you love that? 🙂

                            1. La Roja
                              • 7 Years
                              12 days, 10 hours ago

                              I would absolutely love that

                              You sir, are a certified genius

                              1. Luizdouzi
                                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                                  Lol

                              2. purple lamborGhini
                                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                                  tbh my ultimate dream team only costs like 108-112 mil so I dont need that much more 😀

                              3. Brosstan
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                12 days, 10 hours ago

                                No one is forcing you to have all 3. If you drop one of Salah and Sterling you can have several differentials in the Son/Pepe/Vardy range

                                1. purple lamborGhini
                                    12 days, 10 hours ago

                                    yea I know, its just their scary ownership. I wish not so many people went with those 3.
                                    But yea thats not me tbh, so I doubt I will conform ^^

                                2. Salah4Ever
                                    12 days, 10 hours ago

                                    I was thinking the same but the city fixtures are as good as Arsenal fixtures so need to stick to the better team, just waiting for Pep to start his roulette and everyone will go crazy

                                  • True Deadzoner
                                    • 8 Years
                                    12 days, 10 hours ago

                                    lol who force you??

                                    1. purple lamborGhini
                                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                                        u have an 8 next to your name, you surely understand the concept of ownership right? Their ownership amongst the top managers pretty much determines their inclusion in your team...

                                        1. Albrightondknight
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 4 Years
                                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                                          Not if they all get it wrong and you get it right.
                                          Following ownership will get you a good rank but breaking from the mould has potential for great success but of course abject failure too 🙂

                                    2. Albrightondknight
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 4 Years
                                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                                      I have Sterling KDB Mane and Son and I don't think the team is that poor elsewhere
                                      Having Salah over Mane would of course mean further sacrifices in defence or up front.

                                    3. Markus
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 10 Years
                                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                                      I think one of salah/sterling is definitely losable. Sterling if you go for aguero instead, salah based on pretty rubbish fixtures after Newcastle, which essentially gets you two mid-premium differentials. Some combination will probably score more than salah+6.5m in that time, it's just picking the right one, and having to take the consequences if Salah hauls

                                      1. FOO FIGHTER
                                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                                          Salah can score against anyone, so can Sterling but Salah = FPL King ever since he arrived at LFC and I expect he will be top of the pile come end season again.

                                          1. Marmalade Forest
                                            • 2 Years
                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                            Probably. But let me set a scene:

                                            -He is top player come GW38
                                            -He does this despite a poor period in GW6-12
                                            -You sell him for that period and bring in the mid-upper priced players for GW6-12.

                                            -You bring him back for GW13

                                            That’s how you force yourself high up the ranks.

                                            1. Twisted Saltergater
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 10 Years
                                              12 days, 9 hours ago

                                              There aren’t any good defences in the PL.

                                              1. SADIO SANÉ
                                                • 4 Years
                                                12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                Liverpool and City clearly are

                                      2. Twisted Saltergater
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 10 Years
                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                        Salah, KdB, Aguero and Firmino for me.

                                    4. La Roja
                                      • 7 Years
                                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                                      Xhaka “ they always talking about my mistakes”

                                      Well then stop making them you plonker

                                      1. Luizdouzi
                                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                                          Exactly

                                        • Miguel Sanchez
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                                          “Well, Ted, like I said the last time: 'it won't happen again'

                                        • Freddiebell
                                          • 3 Years
                                          12 days, 8 hours ago

                                          Xhaka is a terrible player. Arsenal will nothing with they're backline.

                                      2. fc_skrald
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 4 Years
                                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                                        Play one:

                                        a Grreenwood, LEI home
                                        b Cantwell, MCI home
                                        c Rico, EVE home
                                        d Hayden, LIV away

                                        1. Miguel Sanchez
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                                          b

                                        2. Skull And Gnomes 9
                                          • 2 Years
                                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                                          That's some stinking fish right there.

                                          1. fc_skrald
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 4 Years
                                            12 days, 10 hours ago

                                            Thanks, I know 🙂 Got 0.9 million to change one of them...

                                            1. Skull And Gnomes 9
                                              • 2 Years
                                              12 days, 10 hours ago

                                              Play Cant's 2 points.

                                              1. fc_skrald
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 4 Years
                                                12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                Thanks, I will do that

                                          2. Luizdouzi
                                              12 days, 10 hours ago

                                              Haha... a bunch of rotten bangus

                                              1. fc_skrald
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 4 Years
                                                12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                I dont like points on my bench - still a saw Haydens 6 points there last gw

                                                1. Luizdouzi
                                                    12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                    I get, the same also.Less budget for bench players.Play Cantwell buddy

                                                2. Skull And Gnomes 9
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                  I've brought you in, I think you maybe the best 4.5 in the game

                                                  1. Luizdouzi
                                                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                      Who is me 🙂

                                                      1. Skull And Gnomes 9
                                                        • 2 Years
                                                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                        Guendozi.

                                                        Don't you know who you are? 🙂

                                                        1. Luizdouzi
                                                            12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                            Haha... tbh, prefer being guendouzi than luiz based on recent displays 🙂 Good pick bud

                                                3. Marmalade Forest
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                  I’d wager if you play

                                                  A) 0-1 points. 50% autosub.
                                                  B) 1-7 points. 20% auto sub
                                                  C) 0 points. 100% auto sub
                                                  D) 1-6 points. 20% auto sub

                                              2. purple lamborGhini
                                                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                  Not seeing Rich in any wc teams, no one considering him? Will be a big differential at this rate, he would be in my team if wcing.

                                                  1. Brosstan
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 5 Years
                                                    12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                    Too expensive in an overrated team. I personally think hes the most overpriced player in the entire game.

                                                    1. purple lamborGhini
                                                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                        probably over-priced yea, but I think he will be getting goals

                                                    2. Skull And Gnomes 9
                                                      • 2 Years
                                                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                      Delph + Iwobi make him much more desirable henceforth.
                                                      A much improved performance at last.

                                                      1. Athletic Nasherbo
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 2 Years
                                                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                        This

                                                    3. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 9 Years
                                                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                      He frustrated the life out of me at 6.5 last year

                                                      At 8.0 it doesn't bear thinking about

                                                      But no doubt he could do well

                                                      1. purple lamborGhini
                                                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                          Yea he is not my kind of player at all, I would always go Siggy before him normally but Rich seems more appealing this season for some reason

                                                          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 9 Years
                                                            12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                            I think both his fullbacks offer much better value

                                                            1. dbeck
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              • 1 Year
                                                              12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                              Praying for a Coleman attacking return soon

                                                              1. Luizdouzi
                                                                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                  Surely but during the IB 😉

                                                      2. Heenneesseey
                                                        • 1 Year
                                                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                        Heaton Button
                                                        Robo Digne Zinchenko Soyuncu Lundstram
                                                        Salah Sterling KDB Mount Dendonker
                                                        Wilson Pukki Greenwood
                                                        0.7 itb 1 FT

                                                        1. Robbo to TAA
                                                        2. Robbo + Greenwood to Matip + Barnes for -4 (have exact cash for this)
                                                        3. Dendonker to Cantwell
                                                        4. Robbo + Greenwood to Mings + Haller/abraham
                                                        5. Any other

                                                        1. dbeck
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          • 1 Year
                                                          12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                          5, save

                                                          1. Heenneesseey
                                                            • 1 Year
                                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                            hmm that can also be an option

                                                        2. Skull And Gnomes 9
                                                          • 2 Years
                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                          I was anti Matip preseason but he's made me eat my cabbage.
                                                          So gaining the beast Barnes while retaining the Pool defence is dandy in my eyes.

                                                        3. Devo-McDuff
                                                          • 1 Year
                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                          2

                                                      3. De Gea is GOAT
                                                        • 2 Years
                                                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                        WC team. Any thoughts guys?

                                                        Pope Button
                                                        TAA Digne Zinch Mings Lowton
                                                        Salah Sterling KDB Cantwell Dendon
                                                        Barnes Vardy Green

                                                        1. Amey
                                                            12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                            This one is balanced 🙂

                                                          • dbeck
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 1 Year
                                                            12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                            It’s a beaut, is double Burnley def a thing?

                                                            1. purple lamborGhini
                                                                12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                lol no, if you go Burnley defender then it has to be Heaton in goal surely?

                                                                1. dbeck
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 1 Year
                                                                  12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                  He also has Mings which rules heaton out . I just love a double up, the best differentials. It could work with their fixtures

                                                                  1. purple lamborGhini
                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                      tbh probably will work 😛

                                                                      1. De Gea is GOAT
                                                                        • 2 Years
                                                                        12 days, 4 hours ago

                                                                        Definitely not a thing haha but fixtures looking great so worth a punt. Can always switch to another 4.5 if need be. Thank you all for the feedback. Im much happier with it now 🙂

                                                            2. Athletic Nasherbo
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              • 2 Years
                                                              12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                              Thoughts on this team and the proposed transfer? 1.8OR so need to react.

                                                              AWB + Rashford > TAA + Haller(-4)

                                                              Ryan
                                                              TAA Digne Dunk Lundstram
                                                              Sterling Mane KdB Fanderson
                                                              Haller Pukki

                                                              Button Mount Soyuncu Wickham

                                                              Appreciate all advice!

                                                              1. Boxwoods
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                • 2 Years
                                                                12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                Looks good.

                                                              2. Freddiebell
                                                                • 3 Years
                                                                12 days, 8 hours ago

                                                                Like you're team

                                                            3. Mcgugan
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              • 9 Years
                                                              12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                              I’m considering no Salah or Manw on wildcard. Would have a midfield of Sterling-KDB-Son-Mount

                                                              Gives so much flexibility in the team. My main thought is I’m more likely to captain Man City players so 12.5 is a lot to spend...

                                                              1. dbeck
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                • 1 Year
                                                                12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                It’s viable but my issue is Son, not sure what he has done to warrant selection.

                                                                1. YekiM
                                                                  • 10 Years
                                                                  12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                  Korean Ronaldo tbh

                                                            4. dbeck
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              • 1 Year
                                                              12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                              Good moves, play mount over Lund imo

                                                              1. dbeck
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                • 1 Year
                                                                12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                Reply fail to athletic

                                                                1. Athletic Nasherbo
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 2 Years
                                                                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                  Cheers mate. Yes debating Mount...the fact I’m benching I’m suggests I don’t want him in the team.

                                                                  1. dbeck
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    • 1 Year
                                                                    12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                    Mounts a good pick at a good price.

                                                                    1. Athletic Nasherbo
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      • 2 Years
                                                                      12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                      Agreed just can’t see many goals against Wolves and Liverpool but then after that looks good again.

                                                                      1. dbeck
                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                        • 1 Year
                                                                        12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                        True, it’s why I’m holding on bringing him in, but if I had him it’s an easy keep

                                                            5. LarryDuff
                                                              • 4 Years
                                                              12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                              What's your current overall rank?

                                                              1. purple lamborGhini
                                                                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                  around 350k, dropped from 170k last week with 55 :l

                                                                • Miguel Sanchez
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 3 Years
                                                                  12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                  140k

                                                                • rokonto
                                                                  • 4 Years
                                                                  12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                  What's yours?

                                                                  1. LarryDuff
                                                                    • 4 Years
                                                                    11 days, 14 hours ago

                                                                    29k

                                                                    1. rokonto
                                                                      • 4 Years
                                                                      10 days, 20 hours ago

                                                                      53k 🙁

                                                                • JonBoy
                                                                  • 6 Years
                                                                  12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                  Just under 8k.

                                                                  1. LarryDuff
                                                                    • 4 Years
                                                                    11 days, 14 hours ago

                                                                    Woh congrats 🙂

                                                                • Karan14
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 3 Years
                                                                  12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                  1.71m

                                                                • Skull And Gnomes 9
                                                                  • 2 Years
                                                                  12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                  Top 10 %

                                                                • ragnarlookbrood
                                                                  • 2 Years
                                                                  12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                  2.956

                                                                • sovietrockettes
                                                                    12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                    18k

                                                                  • Trossard or not Trossard
                                                                      12 days, 8 hours ago

                                                                      165k :'(

                                                                  • Mcgugan
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    • 9 Years
                                                                    12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                    Arsenal fans - any info on Cebellos?

                                                                    Do we expect him to start most weeks, now the fixtures are easier?

                                                                    1. JonBoy
                                                                      • 6 Years
                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                      No one can know yet.

                                                                      Integrating a record transfer (Pepe) and the best player (Ceballos- on a one year loan with no option, ensures by Ceballos himself) is a tough task.

                                                                      I'm saying this as a Ceballos owner.

                                                                    2. Klein
                                                                      • 3 Years
                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                      Not a fan here.
                                                                      He would if they had any other managers. Emery is evil. One bad game can land you weeks in bench. If they wanna win he must play.

                                                                      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                                                                        • 5 Years
                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                        Is he a big gamble at that price though ? Even if doesn't play all games playing for an attacking arsenal team with good fixtures surely he'll get some.returns ? Or is it better to go with a nailed option like mcginn ?

                                                                        1. JonBoy
                                                                          • 6 Years
                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                          Guess it depends on whether he is a gamble or a necessity for a manager's points.

                                                                          We forget that we are all in different places.

                                                                    3. Skull And Gnomes 9
                                                                      • 2 Years
                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                      Is Ozil still a thing?

                                                                  • Kaiser123
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    12 days, 10 hours ago

                                                                    Salah / James vs Mane / Haller. I’m still swayed by A because of Captain choice.

                                                                    1. mookie
                                                                      • 6 Years
                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                      B because Mane is just as good and cheaper. Haller should do much better than James.

                                                                      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                                                                        • 5 Years
                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                        Mmh agree with Haller ...not sure about the other statement 🙂

                                                                        1. mookie
                                                                          • 6 Years
                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                          Most don't

                                                                  • Jacky boy
                                                                    • 3 Years
                                                                    12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                    How long you think you will keep digne?
                                                                    His attacking returns are fine. But CS chances are really meh
                                                                    Wolves got 4 big chances vs them this week
                                                                    Although everton got a good run till gw 13

                                                                    1. dbeck
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      • 1 Year
                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                      Imagine owning Coleman, do I need to ditch?

                                                                      1. Jacky boy
                                                                        • 3 Years
                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                        I would ditch for a city/pool def. No other teams

                                                                        1. dbeck
                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                          • 1 Year
                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                          I’m maxed out on those slots. Robbo VVD salah KDB raz Zinch. Guess I’ll hold

                                                                    2. JonBoy
                                                                      • 6 Years
                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                      Everton's defensive stats were excellent back end of last season, I'm led to believe.

                                                                      1. Jacky boy
                                                                        • 3 Years
                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                        Last season!
                                                                        Gueye has gone. No zouma and gbamin is injured

                                                                      2. Klein
                                                                        • 3 Years
                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                        Last season they had different backline too. Zouma is gone. Now there is injury.

                                                                        1. JonBoy
                                                                          • 6 Years
                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                          Zouma- the legend he is at Chelsea?

                                                                          Defences are based upon systems and management.

                                                                    3. mookie
                                                                      • 6 Years
                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                      Until GW 13, then he becomes a Liverpool defender. At least that's the plan.

                                                                    4. Brosstan
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      • 5 Years
                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                      Marco Silva is a bad defensive manager. Everton will concede tons.

                                                                      1. Jacky boy
                                                                        • 3 Years
                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                        That's my thought

                                                                      2. purple lamborGhini
                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                          he had the best defensive home record in the whole of europes top leagues prior to joing the premier league though, so is that actually true?

                                                                          1. JonBoy
                                                                            • 6 Years
                                                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                            And best defence in Europe back end of last season. 8ish cleanies in 11 or something crazy like that.

                                                                            1. purple lamborGhini
                                                                                12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                i think he is naturally defensive minded but Everton want attacking football so he is caught in a transition trying to find a balance between defending and attacking.

                                                                              • JonBoy
                                                                                • 6 Years
                                                                                12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                8 in 11 it was.

                                                                                1. purple lamborGhini
                                                                                    12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                    nice

                                                                          2. Jacky boy
                                                                            • 3 Years
                                                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                            I myself am heavily considering selling after SHU and before city to ota/stones

                                                                            1. Warby84
                                                                              • 4 Years
                                                                              12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                              I’m slightly surprised by this, I remember benching away to city and he got an assist, for me he’s a season keeper..

                                                                        • Luizdouzi
                                                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                            If only Mane was on spot kick duties, Salah would've been a name for the past

                                                                            1. Kip
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              • 5 Years
                                                                              12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                              This

                                                                            2. Klein
                                                                              • 3 Years
                                                                              12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                              Without spotkick salah was the top fpl point scorer in 2 years. Now he has penalties when milner is not playing (most games).

                                                                              1. Luizdouzi
                                                                                  12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                  Mané was the only player out of the 3 highest goal scorers last season without spot kick duties. He could easily finish above salah if he was good at taking them.

                                                                                  1. Twisted Saltergater
                                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                    • 10 Years
                                                                                    12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                    and Salah

                                                                                    1. Luizdouzi
                                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                        Salah takes pen

                                                                                        1. Twisted Saltergater
                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                          • 10 Years
                                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                          this season

                                                                                          1. COK3Y5MURF
                                                                                            • 3 Years
                                                                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                            Salah scored some pens last season.

                                                                                            1. Twisted Saltergater
                                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                              • 10 Years
                                                                                              12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                              How many was it? 2?

                                                                                              1. Luizdouzi
                                                                                                  12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                                  between 3-5 I believe

                                                                                      • COK3Y5MURF
                                                                                        • 3 Years
                                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                        Not to mention he has defensive duties in Pool's system whereas Salah is the furthest man forward. And he still managed to share the Golden Boot. Probably why Salah is so selfish and doesn't want to pass to him.

                                                                                        1. Twisted Saltergater
                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                          • 10 Years
                                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                          Salah doesn’t want to pass to anyone. It’s not just Mané. I only have noticed this as a Firmino owner this season.

                                                                                          1. COK3Y5MURF
                                                                                            • 3 Years
                                                                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                            True. Firmino was even more open than Mane in that match. That was the moment that pissed even Klopp off. But this has been happening more frequently with Mane since last season.

                                                                                            1. Twisted Saltergater
                                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                              • 10 Years
                                                                                              12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                              Yeah, rivalry is good but not if it costs Liverpool some goals and points.

                                                                                          2. Luizdouzi
                                                                                              12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                              Yes & out of those 3 forward men, Salah is the least clinical imo.
                                                                                              Mane>Firmino>Salah

                                                                                              Salah will always have big chances to score but will waste alot of them compared to Bobby & Sadio

                                                                                          3. Luizdouzi
                                                                                              12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                              Yes but on some occasions, I see Mané as the furthest man forward from the 3. It is the fluidity in the attack.Mane is just as good as Salah to me.

                                                                                          4. Freddiebell
                                                                                            • 3 Years
                                                                                            12 days, 8 hours ago

                                                                                            ^^ This ^^

                                                                                    2. YekiM
                                                                                      • 10 Years
                                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                      Best Def 4.4?

                                                                                      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                                                                                        • 5 Years
                                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                        Lundstram

                                                                                        1. YekiM
                                                                                          • 10 Years
                                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                          Cheers, he at any risk of going above 4.4 soon?

                                                                                    3. TAB
                                                                                      • 2 Years
                                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                      Thoughts on this WC team ?

                                                                                      Pope-Button
                                                                                      Lundstram-Lowton-Otamendi-TAA-Digne
                                                                                      Cantwell-Salah-Sterling-KDB-Dendonker
                                                                                      Pukki-Haller-Barnes

                                                                                      1. Kip
                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                        • 5 Years
                                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                        Looks pretty template, nothing wrong with that if you dont mind the Norwich attack double up

                                                                                    4. Kip
                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                      • 5 Years
                                                                                      12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                      Callum Wilson: 7.8mil and has (EVE, sou, WHU, ars, NOR) up next.

                                                                                      Why on earth is his price still dropping?I’m seriously considering him as my Jota replacement

                                                                                      1. pingissimus
                                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                        Can’t wait to get him

                                                                                        Absolutely berserk that he’s dripping with 4 from 4 and those fixtures.

                                                                                      2. Skull And Gnomes 9
                                                                                        • 2 Years
                                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                        Agreed, it's strange.
                                                                                        He could do well, good player.

                                                                                        1. pingissimus
                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                          Suppose it’s the Pukki effect and people getting over excited by the SU Villa fixtures first up and expecting double digits. To my mind the exciting fixtures start in 6 - you missed Watford out!

                                                                                          1. Kip
                                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                            • 5 Years
                                                                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                            True, (wat) should be added to the list as well

                                                                                          2. Skull And Gnomes 9
                                                                                            • 2 Years
                                                                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                            Makes sense.

                                                                                      3. Marmalade Forest
                                                                                        • 2 Years
                                                                                        12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                        Shouldn’t be allowed to drop. Price drops shouldn’t be based solely on sales.

                                                                                      4. Luizdouzi
                                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                          Yes,He is a decent option tbh

                                                                                      5. purple lamborGhini
                                                                                          12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                          even tho 3 seems the right way, 4 at the back still appeals to me, and double pool defence also still looks appealing. TAA + VVD returns still not bad even with lack of cs

                                                                                          1. Marmalade Forest
                                                                                            • 2 Years
                                                                                            12 days, 9 hours ago

                                                                                            I’m on TAA/Robbo/Coleman and Digne.

                                                                                            I’m happy with the return so far.

                                                                                            Played all four every week, 69 points.

                                                                                            Average return of 4.3 per person per game for an average price of 6.4m.

                                                                                        • purple lamborGhini
                                                                                            12 days, 7 hours ago

                                                                                            Heres some pretty damning statistics about corners which I thought was quite interesting:

                                                                                            - Since 2000 PL corners which led to a goal (indirectly) = 3.1%
                                                                                            - Since 2000 PL corners which led to a goal (directly) = 1.2%
                                                                                            - Across the big leagues 40% of corners dont clear the first man
                                                                                            - Across the big leagues only 16% result in an attempt on goal, with only 7% of those attempts being on target

                                                                                            So does having a player who takes corners really add to their appeal? I doubt it, but maybe there is some exceptions to that rule. (TAA says hi)

                                                                                          • Salarrivederci
                                                                                            • 3 Years
                                                                                            11 days, 20 hours ago

                                                                                            No need to WC this team right?
                                                                                            -4 though. Moving AWB -> Walker/Otamendi after next week for free. 0.5 ITB

                                                                                            Ryan
                                                                                            TAA - Robertson - Digne - Lundstram
                                                                                            Salah - Sterling - Dilva - Mount - James
                                                                                            Wesley

                                                                                            (Button, Pukki, AWB, Greenwood)