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Scout Notes

Kane’s hat-trick the stand-out story from Saturday’s internationals

Saturday’s Euro 2020 qualifiers and friendlies get the once-over as we continue to keep an eye on Fantasy assets over the international break.

Subscribers can view data on some of the matches listed below in our Members’ Area, with details available here.

England 4-0 Bulgaria

  • Jordan Pickford (£5.6m) – 90 minutes
  • Michael Keane (£5.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Harry Maguire (£5.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Danny Rose (£5.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Declan Rice (£4.9m) – 90 minutes
  • Ross Barkley (£5.8m) – 90 minutes
  • Marcus Rashford (£8.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Harry Kane (£11.0m) – 77 minutes
  • Raheem Sterling (£12.3m) – 71 minutes
  • Jordan Henderson (£5.5m) – 67 minutes
  • Mason Mount (£6.4m) – 23 minutes
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£6.4m) – 13 minutes
  • Tom Heaton (£4.5m) – 0 minutes
  • Nick Pope (£4.6m) – 0 minutes
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.1m) – 0 minutes
  • Ben Chilwell (£5.4m) – 0 minutes
  • Joe Gomez (£5.4m) – 0 minutes
  • Tyrone Mings (£4.5m) – 0 minutes
  • Harry Winks (£5.5m) – 0 minutes
  • James Maddison (£7.1m) – 0 minutes
  • Callum Wilson (£7.8m) – 0 minutes

Harry Kane (£11.0m) and Raheem Sterling (£12.3m) were England’s goalscorers as Gareth Southgate’s side kept up their 100% record in European Championship qualification Group A.

Kane finished from close range on 24 minutes and later scored twice from the spot to complete his hat-trick, also setting up Sterling for the City winger’s goal.

Sterling, playing on the right flank of England’s 4-3-3, had been the creator of Kane’s first strike and would have had an assist earlier in the game had the Spurs forward not drifted offside when finishing the premium FPL midfielder’s cross.

One shot and one key pass was perhaps not a fair reflection of Sterling’s influence on the game but Kane was more eye-catching on the underlying stats front, registering nine penalty box touches and five shots in the box – the limited ability of England’s opponents meaning that there was not as much ‘dropping deep’ from the Spurs man.

Fantasy managers care little for international performances, of course, and are primarily concerned with their assets getting back to their clubs in one piece and not fatigued.

Happily for their owners, Sterling and Kane came through the match unscathed and were even handed a breather in the final 20 minutes, being replaced by Jadon Sancho and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£6.4m).

There was even better news for owners of Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.1m), Callum Wilson (£7.8m) and James Maddison (£7.1m), who were among nine players who remained unused substitutes at Wembley.

In-demand mid-price FPL midfielder Mason Mount (£6.4m), meanwhile, had less than 25 minutes of action as a second-half replacement for Jordan Henderson (£5.5m).

Having started Gameweek 4 as Manchester United’s central striker, Marcus Rashford (£8.5m) was back on the left flank for this match.

Rashford won Kane’s first penalty after being fouled following his driving run into the Bulgaria box and actually matched the Spurs striker for efforts on goal, although three of his five attempts were from outside the box.

Jordan Pickford (£5.6m), Michael Keane (£5.5m), Harry Maguire (£5.5m), Danny Rose (£5.5m), Declan Rice (£4.9m) and Ross Barkley (£5.8m) all lasted 90 minutes, meanwhile, although it was a relatively quiet afternoon for England’s more defensive-minded players as Bulgaria’s bright-ish early start amounted to little.

Jesse Lingard (£6.4m) missed this win and won’t be involved in Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo having withdrawn from the squad due to illness.

Southgate said of the Manchester United midfielder:

We decided to send [Jesse] home. He hasn’t been able to train the last couple of days. We don’t think he’ll be ready for Tuesday. We’ve still got 23 players [so won’t call up a replacement for Lingard].

View player and team stats from England v Bulgaria in our Members’ Area.

Brazil 2-2 Colombia

  • Ederson (£6.1m) – 90 minutes
  • Richarlison (£7.9m) – 84 minutes
  • Roberto Firmino (£9.5m) – 83 minutes
  • Fabinho (£5.5m) – 0 minutes
  • Yerry Mina (£5.6m) – 90 minutes
  • Davinson Sanchez (£5.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Jefferson Lerma (£4.9m) – 29 minutes

Five Premier League-based players started and lasted at least 80 minutes as Brazil and Colombia shared four goals in Saturday’s friendly in Miami.

Everton pair Richarlison (£7.9m) and Yerry Mina (£5.6m) were perhaps the pick of the FPL assets in this match, with Mina looking more assured than Davinson Sanchez (£5.5m) at the heart of the Colombian defence.

The Toffees’ centre-back also underlined his aerial threat when nodding over early in the game.

Having scored in back-to-back games in league and cup for Everton, Richarlison looked like a player brimming with confidence.

Reprising the role he has played for Everton over the last six months, Richarlison was a menace down the Brazil right and went close to scoring when curling an effort narrowly wide of David Ospina’s post.

The former Watford winger registered four shots on goal, three key passes and six penalty touches – tallies that all trumped Roberto Firmino (£9.5m).

The Liverpool striker was leading the line for Brazil on Saturday but an early headed half-chance was his only real sighter of goal and his evening was summed up when he inadvertently blocked Neymar’s goalbound shot.

Ederson (£6.1m) played the whole 90 minutes, while Bournemouth’s Jefferson Lerma (£4.9m) made it off the bench for Colombia just after the hour mark.

Fabinho (£5.5m) was an unused substitute.

The concern for owners of Firmino and co. is that Brazil and Colombia are both in action in America in the early hours of Wednesday morning, with the Selecao facing Peru and Colombia taking on Venezuela.

While Richarlison and Mina have an extra day to recover ahead of Everton’s trip to Bournemouth on Sunday afternoon, Firmino, Fabinho and Liverpool are in action on Saturday lunchtime against Norwich.

A long-haul flight back from North America is not ideal preparation for Gameweek 5, then.

Firmino was indeed benched after returning late from international duty in Gameweek 9 of last season.

View player and team stats from Brazil v Colombia in our Members’ Area.

France 4-1 Albania

  • Hugo Lloris (£5.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Olivier Giroud (£6.8m) – 90 minutes
  • Lucas Digne (£6.1m)- 10 minutes
  • Kurt Zouma (£4.9m) – 0 minutes
  • Matteo Guendouzi (£4.5m) – 0 minutes
  • Moussa Sissoko (£5.0m) – 0 minutes

There are usually several Premier League-based players on show when France are in action but only two started at the Stade de France on Saturday.

Didier Deschamps was deprived of the services of N’Golo Kante (£5.0m), Anthony Martial (£7.7m), Aymeric Laporte (£6.5m) and Paul Pogba (£8.5m) thanks to injury, while Alexandre Lacazette (£9.4m) was again overlooked.

Hugo Lloris (£5.5m) and Olivier Giroud (£6.8m) started and finished Saturday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Albania, while Lucas Digne (£6.1m) emerged as an 80th-minute substitute at left-back.

Kurt Zouma (£4.9m), Matteo Guendouzi (£4.5m) and Moussa Sissoko (£5.0m) failed to make it off the bench, meanwhile.

Giroud wasted an excellent opportunity after 12 minutes when electing to nod back across the six-yard box rather than at goal but got on the scoresheet quarter of an hour later when finishing Lucas Hernandez’s low cross.

Lloris conceded from Albania’s only shot on target: substitute Sokol Cikalleshi making no mistake from the spot after the Spurs goalkeeper had brought down Taulant Xhaka in the box late on.

Digne et al may get more of a look-in on Tuesday night should Deschamps decide to rotate his squad with minnows Andorra in town for another Euro 2020 qualifier.

View player and team stats from France v Albania in our Members’ Area.

Serbia 2-4 Portugal

  • Nemanja Matic (£4.8m) – 90 minutes
  • Luka Milivojevic (£6.8m) – 87 minutes
  • Rui Patricio (£5.1m) – 90 minutes
  • Bernardo Silva (£7.8m) – 90 minutes
  • Joao Cancelo (£5.4m) – 25 minutes
  • Joao Moutinho (£5.5m) – 5 minutes
  • Ruben Neves (£5.5m) – 0 minutes
  • Diogo Jota (£6.3m) – 0 minutes

While Europa League participation threatens to make Wolves players rotation risks over the coming months, three of their Fantasy assets were at least handed breathers of sorts in Saturday’s Euro 2020 qualification win over Serbia.

Ruben Neves (£5.5m) and Diogo Jota (£6.3m) remained unused substitutes in this six-goal thriller, with Joao Moutinho (£5.5m) only getting off the bench for the final five minutes.

Teammate Rui Patricio (£5.1m) played the full 90 minutes in goal and didn’t really have much chance for either of Serbia’s goals, with the Wolves shot-stopper doing well to tip over a rising Adem Ljajic effort.

Bernardo Silva (£7.8m) played the whole 90 minutes for the visitors, reprising his role at Manchester City on the right flank.

Bernardo has already been benched twice in the league this season in favour of Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m) and there may be concerns about the Portuguese midfielder’s involvement over the international break, although Mahrez does face a friendly against Benin on Monday with Algeria.

The City winger curled in the final goal of the match with his only shot of the game, having earlier provided the assist for Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal with a fine defence-splitting through-ball.

Teammate Joao Cancelo (£5.4m), who seems set to threaten Kyle Walker‘s (£6.0m) security of starts in the coming weeks, was handed a 25-minute run-out at right-back.

Nemanja Matic (£4.8m) and Luka Milivojevic (£6.8m) were paired together in central midfield, with the Palace midfielder not on set-piece duties for his country and subsequently not creating a single chance.

View player and team stats from Serbia v Portugal in our Members’ Area.

USA 0-3 Mexico

  • Christian Pulisic (£7.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Raul Jimenez (£7.4m) – 0 minutes

Raul Jimenez (£7.4m) wasn’t involved as Mexico beat their old rivals 3-0 in an international friendly on Saturday but Christian Pulisic (£7.5m) lasted the full 90 minutes for the hosts.

Mexico dominated from an early stage and Pulisic had little chance to impress, failing to register a single shot and recording only one key pass.

The concern for Jimenez and Pulisic’s FPL owners is that both players are anticipated to be involved in their countries’ respective friendlies in the early hours of Wednesday morning, with the USA hosting Uruguay and Mexico meeting Argentina – both matches taking place in the States.

A long-haul flight back from America then follows, leaving perhaps only two days of training at best for both players ahead of Wolves’ clash with Chelsea on Saturday.

Jimenez started in three of the four Premier League matches immediately after the international breaks last season but was benched after his most-recent mid-season appearance for Mexico in March.

In Patrick Cutrone (£5.8m), Wolves also have a rested alternative up front – something they didn’t have in 2018/19.

Iceland 3-0 Moldova

  • Gylfi Sigurdsson (£7.8m) – 90 minutes

Everton’s Icelandic midfielder was the only representative in this Euro 2020 qualification Group H encounter.

Gylfi Sigurdsson (£7.8m) played the full 90 minutes as his country breezed to a 3-0 win over limited opposition, although the Toffees’ playmaker didn’t bank an attacking return.

The underlying stats were familiar: Sigurdsson had four shots on goal but only one was from inside the opposition box.

The former Spurs and Swansea man is next in action against Albania on Tuesday night in another Euro 2020 qualifier.

View player and team stats from Iceland v Moldova in our Members’ Area.

Lithuania 0-3 Ukraine

  • Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.6m) – 90 minutes
  • Andriy Yarmolenko (£5.9m) – 60 minutes

FPL defender Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.6m) was in his usual central midfield position for his country as Ukraine comfortably saw off Lithuania.

The Manchester City left-back indeed popped up in the middle of the box to fire the visitors in front on seven minutes and perhaps should have done better with another shot from inside the Lithuania area just before half-time.

Zinchenko also created three chances for his teammates in his more advanced role.

West Ham winger Andriy Yarmolenko (£5.9m), playing as part of a front three, was withdrawn on the hour-mark having not registered a single shot or key pass.

Ukraine next take on Nigeria in a friendly on Tuesday, so owners of these two FPL assets will be hoping for managed minutes as we approach Gameweek 5.

Turkey 1-0 Andorra

  • Çaglar Söyüncü (£4.5m) – 90 minutes
  • Cenk Tosun (£5.8m) – 90 minutes

Budget Leicester defender Çaglar Söyüncü (£4.5m) played the full game as Turkey narrowly avoided an embarrassing goalless draw with Andorra.

The Foxes’ centre-half, who has started all four league games so far this season, was booked in the second half but had little defending to do as the Group H minnows produced a brave rearguard effort.

The hosts had to wait until the 89th minute to break the deadlock and profligate Everton striker Cenk Tosun (£5.8m) was one of the main offenders in front of goal, hitting the post with one of his efforts from inside the six-yard box.

Turkey are in action again on Tuesday against Moldova.

Costa Rica 1-2 Uruguay

  • Lucas Torreira (£4.9m) – 45 minutes

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira (£4.9m) will be assessed after requesting to be substituted just before half-time of Uruguay’s friendly win over Costa Rica on Saturday.

Torreira has since been pictured in training with his international teammates, however, so may still be involved in the friendly against USA in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

A late arrival back at Arsenal ahead of Gameweek 5 appears possible, then, although the Gunners at least have an extra day of preparation as they head to Vicarage Road on Sunday.

The situation, along with Granit Xhaka‘s (£5.4m) injury, will be keenly monitored by owners of Dani Ceballos (£5.7m) given that those two players started ahead of the on-loan Spaniard in the north London derby last Sunday.



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972 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Vasqujg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Quick poll- I traded away Robo, King, and Martial for KBD, Haller, and Abraham

    It pains me to trade Robo but I have TAA

    1. Differential (c)
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Good trades there.

    2. Arn De Gothia
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      And the poll is?

    3. Legend of Rosický
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      This isnt really a Poll

      1. Legend of Rosický
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        But good moves

        1. Legend of Rosický
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Though it doesnt Make sense. there is no defender replacement for robbo

          1. Vasqujg
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Had to turn Robo Lundstram to enable the dollars, I left of the enablers

          2. Vasqujg
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Had to turn Robo into Lundstram to enable the dollars, I left off the enablers to focus us on the guys that have to deliver

    4. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      You traded out a defender, a mid and a forward
      For a
      A mid, and two forwards?

      Me thinks you’re confused

      1. BIELSA
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Me thinks, lol

    5. Tomerick
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I traded my Lundstram for three KDBs and a shiny Charizard.

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        You got scammed, Lunny is essential

      2. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I remember trading a shitty cheap promotional Pikachu card for some kid's shiny Blastoise back in elementary school. His parents got mad and called my parents telling them I had to give it back but I pretended I had already traded it on for something else. It's still in a shoe box in the basement at my parents' place.

  2. tibollom
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    what to do with this lot? 1.3 ITB and 1 FT

    Heaton Button
    zouma lunds VVD AWB Rico
    Sterling Salah Martial KDB Dedoncker
    Haller King Greenwood

    1. Squeakybum99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Lose Zouma and King

      1. tibollom
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        thanks.. who for?

        1. Squeakybum99
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Barnes/Haller for King. Zouma is pretty cheap so you have to look at similar range of options.

          1. tibollom
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            already got Haller but will look at other options.. cheers

      2. Squeakybum99
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I mean not with a hit and all. But that should be the target imo

    2. RFCSPACE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Zouma out

      1. tibollom
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        who would you replace with?

        1. RFCSPACE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I'd probably play it safe and get Digne, but plenty of other choices

  3. RFCSPACE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    GW5 only, got up to 6m to spend on a striker or 7.7m to spend on a midfielder. Who's your pick for this GW?

    I'm considering Wesley as striker or Anderson in midfield.

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Mount

    2. acesingh
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Martial if not injured

  4. Legend of Rosický
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Captain Mane or Raz?

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Sterling

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Flip a coin. I'd say Salah, Mane, Raz and Kun could all haul next GW.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        But see if Raz is rested tonight.

    3. Differential (c)
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Raz.
      I have Salah so im capping him. The penalties and the occasional set piece do it for me.

    4. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Leaning towards Sterling own Mane as well.

    5. Vasqujg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Raz but Getting Pepped is a risk

      If England needs 90 Raz minutes to dispatch Kosovo, Pep may rest Raz on the weekend

  5. acesingh
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    On a wild card would you switch from Zinchenko to Otamendi? (Have 0.1 gained value on Zinch which I would lose in case decision goes bad)

    Secondly, Robbo or VVD+0.4?

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      VVD

    2. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      He would have to go up one more to make it count and Ota is cheaper in paying price so you earn those 0.1 just by getting him.

      VVD

  6. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Are people on Mount and Tammy bothered by start of CL? It’s a very small sample size I appreciate but neither started the Super Cup which makes me wonder whether we might see a fair amount of rotation - Chelsea have numbers especially with C HO due back.

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I would expect to see Giroud in the CL as he has experience and Tammy doesn't.

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

        That seems very possible.

        From memory Lampard had the reputation of mixing things up in the Champo. I also wonder about the mids who presumably get through the most work.

        Perhaps the Willians Pedros and Kovacics will be favoured there too.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          That would make sense.

      2. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        This Chelsea bunch will prioritize CL heavily, almost none of them including lamps as a manager have much CL experience and it's a tournament they will all want to play and win. No chance the first choice players are consistently sat out in the CL

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          There's no way anyone at Chelsea seriously think they'll make any impact on the tournament.

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            I'm sure their players wont even give it a shot because some blokes online give them no chance

            1. Vasqujg
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 9 days ago

              He’s not saying Chelsea won’t try to win, but ... they ain’t very special,

              In fact it could hurt their EPL table place to linger in a hopeless Europe adventure- look at Wolves down with the Relegation candidates

        2. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Willian, Giroud, Pedro is a pretty good front 3 for CL games even if they are 2nd choice.
          They have the experience.
          Not saying the youngsters wont be given a chance but im sure Chelsea's priority is Top 4.

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Im hoping that Lampard will use Giroud, Willian, Pedro, Kovacic, Barkley in the CL and save Tammy, Mount, Pulisic, Kante for PL.

  7. RED_ARMY
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    a) Coleman, Mane, King to Lowton, Salah, Barnes
    b) Coleman, McGinn, King to Tarkowski, James, Barnes
    c) King to Barnes save 4pts and 1 FT

    1. Trossard or not Trossard
      1 month, 9 days ago

      C for sure

  8. JollyGoodYellows
    1 month, 9 days ago

    With doing Bilva + Mount (-4) > Cantwell + KDB??

    1. RIDZ
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      no, just bilva out

      1. JollyGoodYellows
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Feel like KDB is essential. Especially without Aguero.

    2. Trossard or not Trossard
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I'm taking a hit myself to get KDB so I believe it's worth it. He got 3 assists and a goal last night as well.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I think Kev is currently the best player in the PL at the moment. Fortunately, I've had him from the start; if I didn't I'd do anything to get him in, so I'd take that hit.

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

          Agreed

          I think it’s quite plausible to suppose he’ll closely match Sterling - injuries provided of course- perhaps with some lag but definitely not 2.5 mills worth.

          In last season’s terms he’s filling the slot of Hazard in the premium mids

          1. JollyGoodYellows
            1 month, 9 days ago

            This is more than enough to persuade me. Could do Bilva + VVD > KDB + Maitland Niles

            1. valurth
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              0.1 from VVD+Martial > Maitland Niles + KDB any other defender viable in the 5.0 or below bracket?

              1. JollyGoodYellows
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Pieters could be useful with his upcoming fixtures and assist potential?

          2. bench boost for every gamew…
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            And he will be very expensive soon if you wait, he is underpriced so will rocket upwards. There is also a notion which i find odd, is that he does not haul like Sterling. Well, one 11 and one 13 pointer out of 4 matches is not bad and count as haul imo. Sterling can get the occasional 20, but that´s not going to happen more than once or twice. I´m actually going without Sterling as i see there is viable options that can be as good, Kun for now and then i can get either Auba or just two 9plus players (Firm, Pepe/Son) and still have money left for a decent defense with 3 slots above 5.5

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

              Thinking the same.

              Currently have Sterling but expect to move him on in a couple for Vardy and one of Pepe Son. Though Kun to Auba also feels a decent move.

              KdB is perfectly viable as a City captain on evidence so far. As you say the 20 plus hauls will be rare enough to factor out

  9. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    News on Kelly?

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      She had a baby girl, 6lb 10oz.
      Mum and baby Sophie doing well. Proud Dad Jeff can’t stop smiling.

  10. Markus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    You have to say Norwich have been so unlucky with defensive injuries. Surely at some point they will get hit for 6+ (like this weekend)

    1. Tommyg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      You going sterling captain? I'm very tempted indeed.

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I remember when they once got hit for 9. Can see a 1-9 scoreline, with Kun getting 5 😉

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        You mean Raz 😉

  11. Stokelona
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Who to play this week?

    A) Buendia MCI (H)
    B) Greenwood LEI (H)
    C) Rico EVE (H)
    D) Buendia to Lanzini for -4 AVL (A)

    1. Jimbo-Jones
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Wait for pressers in case Martial is out, in which case Greenwood.
      Otherwise probably Rico, you never know which Everton (or Bournemouth) will turn up.

      1. Gegenpress
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I think Martial will be back for this weekend

      2. Stokelona
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Thanks. I think Mepham has just got injured for Bournemouth so if Howe doesn’t play Rico this week he never will! Lingard hasn’t been training so if Martial is still out then Greenwood could get a chance.

    2. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I would actually play Buendia, but that means prob two Nor attackers, but Lanz for a hit when Buendia has good games afterwards, hm.

  12. RIDZ
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Need help to rate

    Pope
    Matip Digne Pieters
    Salah Sterling KDB Eriksen
    Pukki Abraham Ayew

    Button Kelly Lundstram Guendo
    0.2 itb

    any suggest here? should I downgrade Eriksen to upgrade forward?

    1. Jimbo-Jones
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Downgrade Eriksen, upgrade Matip and Ayew (Haller/Barnes).

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I may have to start eating my words soon about Ayew but I’d downgrade. Slightly surprised to discover he was fairly productive at Villa (in comparative terms) rather forgot that.

      Do like Erik call though.

      1. RIDZ
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Ayew got 2 goal in his last 2 games with 3 baps each. Fascinating points with that price.

    3. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Spurs in a bit of a bad form, so 8.8 for one that mostly assists, hm. i think i would prefer a more rounded team, Mount, Ceballos (Mcginn) and Barnes for Erik, Guend and Ayew.

  13. Jimbo-Jones
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Who is the priority, Laporte or Perez? Or both for -4??
    1ft, 1.5itb

    Heaton
    VVD Laporte Soyuncu Digne Lundstram
    Salah Sterling KDB Mount Perez
    Pukki Greenwood Wickham

    1. Ynwalfc
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I thought Laporte was injured?

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Laporte- out for a while. Pity you did not get rid before price fall

  14. Nigel Knows
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    MORNING QUIZ

    What are the middle names for:

    1) Kurt Zouma
    2) Gylfi Sigurdsson
    3) Raheem Sterling
    4) Che Adams

    1. Tommyg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      1) Barry
      2) Trevor
      3) ?
      4) Ese

      ??

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      1) Happy

    3. B.V.B 09
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Happy
      Thor
      Shaquille
      Zach Everton Fred

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Correct. 4/4. We have a winner.

  15. Ynwalfc
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Pope
    Zinchenko,Mings,Maitland-Niles
    Sterling(C),KDB,Salah,Mané,Cantwell
    Pukki,Barnes

    Subs Button,Kelly,Lundstram,Greenwood

    Any suggestions with this team? Think I’m pretty happy with it. Was thinking maybe Maitland-niles to someone else but he has been playing pretty well and has some ok fixtures. Thanks guys

  16. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    If martial is back I hope ole goes with James on the left, martial in the middle and Rashford on the right. Seems better overall than James on the right martial on the left and Rashford in the middle.

    1. Nabs Kebabs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Martial will be central. Rashford/James on the flanks.

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 9 days ago

      From Southgate comments I don’t think Rash is being regarded generally as a cf right now. He and OGS seem to be of a mind.

      1. Nabs Kebabs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I've always thought Rashford was a kak CF. Can't link up with his teammates even if his life depended on it. Only a useful players when given space to exploit.

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Yes he is. Was awful at the end of last season when he was leading the line.

      2. Tommyg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        He's no finisher of chances that's for sure.

  17. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    any suggestions to this team lads

    Pope
    TAA, Mina, Lund
    Raz, KDB(c), Mane, Son, Mcginn
    Pukks, Barnes

    0,5 ITB, no FT

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Save GTG

      1. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        gracias

  18. HollywoodXI
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    My starting 11 this week:

    Adrian
    Dunk Lundstram RICO
    Sterling (c) Salah KDB Mount
    Rashford Pukki Firmino

    Rico may not play but only have Kelly and Hanley on bench (both injured). Worth a 4 point hit? I have 0.7m in the bank so have been considering Pieters.

    1. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      yep do it

  19. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    That 0.2m price swing on Laporte to TAA hurts!

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      1 month, 9 days ago

      You need TAA from the start. It is going to hurt you trying to get him in now irrespective of his price rises. 7.0m for a defender at the start is enough to suggest set and forget. Now he will just rise.

      People who got rid because of Pool's 'shaky' defence are paying dearly now trying to get him back. Oh well.

      It is the same with Salah, select him, keep him.

      I would not go without these two.

      1. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        agree on TAA, yet to see Salah v Mane

  20. Ynwalfc
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Mings or Pieters? Thanks guys

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I'd have the Burnley defender even though I have Pope. I don't see Villa keeping as many clean sheets.

      1. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        this unless you already got pope in goal

  21. Giggs Boson.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Expecting a Martial rise tonight 😛

  22. chrisb182
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Hi All,
    I need advice as to what to do with this team. I have two free transfers:

    Pope, Button
    Wan-Bissaka, Mina, Zinchenko, Lundstram, Kelly
    Sterling, de Bruyne, Martial, Ceballos, Dendoncker
    Kane, Firmino, Pukki

    A part of me is thinking:
    Wan-Bissaka > Alexander-Arnold
    Kane > Vardy (or Abraham)

    What do you guys think?