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. The Wizard of Ozil
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    A) Laca, Wilson, Cantwell & Digne

    Or

    B) Pukki, Greenwood, Salah & Kelly

    Worth it to get Salah?

    1. Rihanovic
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      A)
      Yep.

  2. Paul 'The Party Animal…
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Which combo is best?

    A) Otamendi and Barnes

    B) Dunk and Wilson

    1. Energetics
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      A for me

    2. Rage Against The Raheem
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      A

    3. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      A

    4. Bobby_Baggio
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      def A

    5. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Will otamendi start though ?

      1. Bram
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 17 days ago

        With Laporte dead and his early return from int break I'd be amazed if he doesn't.

    6. asquishypotato
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      A easily

  3. Wild Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Guendouzi wagon

    Lol

    1. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      I suspect he's picking up a lot of wc transfers just looking for a 4.5m mid they'll not play but isn't likely to drop in price any time soon so they can just 3rd sub and forget him. (Deaddonkey now being -73%).

  4. Energetics
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    What would you change in this wildcard team?

    Pope Button

    TAA Digne Zinchenko Mings Lundy

    Salah KDB Mount McGinn Cantwell

    Aguero Barnes Pukki

    1. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Aggressive, but I like it.

    2. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Otamendi over Zinc certainly with Laporte dead and Mendy back soon. Otherwise looks sane.

    3. asquishypotato
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Ota and Ceballos could be other options

  5. bitm2007
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Pope, Button
    TAA, Zinchenko, Digne, Lundstram, Kelly
    KDB, Salah, Sterling, Martial, Cantwell
    Haller, Pukki, Greenwood

    WC team, will probably have nothing in the back.

    Assuming Martial is fit I'm set on 11 of the team, are Button, Kelly and Greenwood the best fodder options at their prices. and is Zinc still a better option that Ota ?

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      id want a stronger bench on wc. id have ota over zinch on wc

      1. bitm2007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 17 days ago

        If I go for anything other than rock bottom priced bench players I always end up transferring them out (often for a hit) to gain MITB bank to fund other transfers.

        1. EMBOLOFAN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 17 days ago

          then...dont do that

    2. Energetics
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Very similar to my team above.

      A case of Sterling, Martial, Haller and Greenwood vs

      Mount, McGinn, Aguero and Barnes

    3. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Ota over Zinc

  6. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Current team:
    Pope
    TAA,VVD,Coleman,Lundstram
    Salah,Sterling,KDB,Mount
    Barnes,Pukki

    McGovern,Montoya,Dendoncker,Wickham

    £1.4M ITB. Any changes needed?

    1. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Nothing that beats rolling a free really. If you get 2FT and nothing to do at some point I'd get Digne over Coleman but only if you really don't have anything else to do at some point really.

  7. Bobby_Baggio
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Evening all. Where to start with this team? 0.1m ITB and 2FT. Thanks.

    Pope
    VVD | Robertson | Zinch | Zouma
    Salah | Sterling | Ceballos | Perez
    Pukki | Kane
    --------------------------------
    McGovern | Greenwood | Lundstram | Dendonker

    1. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Perez probably the priority.

      1. Bobby_Baggio
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 17 days ago

        i know - zouma too?

        1. Bram
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 17 days ago

          I would - certainly not impressed with Che def. Zinc may be an issue soon too but less urgent depending how Mendy is progressing - once he starts getting on the bench I'd start to worry there.

          Probably worth considering a strategy to get KDB soon too but there is no painfree quickfix there..

          1. Bobby_Baggio
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 17 days ago

            ok cheers for reply

    2. El Fenomeno R9
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Have Zouma too,think we need to sell.
      Otamendi in his place if you can downgrade somewhere.

    3. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      zoumas fine unless he gets dropped

    4. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Similar issues. How much of a priority is KdB for you? That’s my main thought for my team

  8. Freddiebell
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Will matip start for Liverpool this week or Gomez? And will otimendi and stones start for Man City

    1. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Matip probably, Ota almost certainly, Stones if fit - press conf may tell us more.

      Gomez will get some minutes during CL season at Matip/TAA expense but don't see him threatening their starts on a regular basis atm

    2. Dutchy
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Hard to tell, Matip probably. That is most likely the go at city, although Walker or Fernandinho at CB may pose a threat

  9. Would Ed Woodward
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 17 days ago

    I'm gonna have to get KdB, aren't I?

    1. Dutchy
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Yes

    2. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      not at all. lots of good city options. if he returns at similar levels to previous seasons hes good value for money but broadly in same range value wise as siggy, maddison etc

      1. Would Ed Woodward
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 17 days ago

        I just saw the 3 assists and goal against Scotland and got scared. I was considering bringing in either Son or Pepe next week instead for a bit of excitement but we'll see.

        1. EMBOLOFAN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 17 days ago

          i think as long as you have 3 city players you're doing fine

  10. Dutchy
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 17 days ago

    It’s killing me that it’s very difficult to have 2 of KDB/Son/Pepe. Anyone on we got this?

    1. Dutchy
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Wildcard *

    2. TLF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      I'm not on WC but have Auba, Sterling, KDB and Salah. It's doable....just.

    3. F4L
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      you would have to wave goodbye to one of Salah or Sterling

    4. fr3d
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      You mean it’s difficult to pick 1 of Son and Pepe? I don’t know what KdB is doing in there

    5. Artemis Titans
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      I have if it helps. Just no 'Pool
      Pope (Ryan)
      Digne, Zinc, Pieters (Lund, Kelly)
      Kdb, Sterling, Son, James (Cantwell)
      Vardy, Pukki, Haller

      1. Artemis Titans
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 17 days ago

        2.3itb

  11. MTPockets
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    "Brazil and Colombia are both in action in America in the early hours of Wednesday morning"
    Cheers, missed this point. Potentially messes up Firmino plan

    1. F4L
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      especially with Napoli away on the Tuesday. But maybe just limited minutes, taken off on 70 when the job is done

      1. MTPockets
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 17 days ago

        Maybe. Says he was benched last time this occured although don't remember if the timescale was identical

        1. MTPockets
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 17 days ago

          Game was on a tuesday in Saudi Arabia. Came on for 13 mins against Huddersfield (Saturday). Doesn't look promising

  12. Lingard’s Shin Guards
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Think Pieters will rise?

    Have the exact funds for AWB, Mina -> TAA, Pieters (-4) and don’t want to get priced out

    1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Lowton a good option at 4.5 mate you could fall back on

    2. Rihanovic
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Not sure about Pieters, and definitely don't care if he rises or drops.
      But I would definitely get TAA
      even for a hit.

  13. Rihanovic
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    A) Sterling and Laca
    B) Agüero and Pépé
    C) Auba and KDB
    On WC.

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      C of those

      1. Bram
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 17 days ago

        +1

    2. sovietrockettes
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      C for longevity, B for this weekend

    3. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      a

  14. HellasLEAF
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Tough one here:

    KDB
    James
    Barnes

    or

    Sterling
    James
    Ayew

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      KDB, Barnes v Sterling, Ayew - not much in it probably, think I'd still much rather captain Sterling though so B

    2. Rihanovic
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      KDB and Barnes.

  15. AFC49
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Save FT?

    Pope
    Robbo, VVD, Digne, Zinchenko
    Salah (c), Sterling, Ceballos, McGinn
    Kane, Pukki

    Button, Lundstram, Dendoncker, Greenwood

    0.3 ITB

    1. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Looks sense.

  16. mbglo
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    TAA-Pepe-Haller
    vs
    Soyuncu-Salah-Barnes

    1. Rihanovic
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Get Salah

    2. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Ouch - my head hurts on that one!

      I guess the Salah option as a captain option but I really like TAA & Haller and Pepe has some appeal too.

    3. asquishypotato
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Both look viable, B is closer to what I am aiming for

    4. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Latter

  17. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Rico to Lundstram worth a free transfer to get player to come off bench when rotation kicks in?

    1. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      If no other issues then probably yes.

  18. asquishypotato
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    King to Barnes?

    For a -4? No real intention of wanting king whereas Burnley’s fixtures look lovely.

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Guess it"s ok long term...

    2. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      As King is heading for a drop soon you can probably justify the hit. Barnes fixt do look nice.

    3. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      wait a week

  19. Bobby Digital
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Manouvered to this team only using FTs.. trying to stay ahead of the herd.

    Ederson
    VVD TAA Digne Lundstram
    Salah Sterling KDB McGinn
    Pukki Abraham

    Button Dendonk Greenw Kelly

    Opinions? Planning to switch Lunds or Kelly next week.. looking at Burnley and Leic defs.

    1. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Keep Lunds over Kelly certainly in terms of likely minutes when Sakho is back..

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 17 days ago

        Ok cheers..

      2. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 17 days ago

        Will probably end up saving a transfer as it looks now. Playing Kelly GW6 and have Lunds as first sub.

  20. Lingard’s Shin Guards
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Another quick question,

    Who scores more long term - AWB and Digne or TAA and Pieters (-4)?

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      I'd say AWB Digne. Bit of a cointoss.

    2. Villa Velour
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Tough one, I would try to get Digne and Pool defender.

  21. sovietrockettes
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Is it weird that I’m already planning ahead a couple of weeks from now for a Cantwell>KDB and Aguero>Barnes?

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Nope... I did Kane -> Abraham last week and Ceballos -> KDB this week.

    2. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Nothing wrong with planning ahead whilst accepting this game can change plans very quickly!

  22. EMBOLOFAN
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 17 days ago

    do you think we are likely to see much rotation from players who play 150+ mins of international football during the break? my bench is in bad shape this week

    1. Bram
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Not a huge amount especially those who are young and played their games in Europe thus minimal travel. Maybe more likely is some early subbings off if they play CL midweek.

      1. EMBOLOFAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 17 days ago

        cheers. i cant remember much from previous seasons

    2. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      There have been a few big name shockers over the years, let's not lie. And, as I recall, it has been especially true after IB with CL games on the horizon.
      This is a great time for players who respect and plan their bench to prosper and the cheapskates to Burn with the Witches.

    3. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Doubtful, it’s just the first IB.

      1. EMBOLOFAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 17 days ago

        wary of cl on horizon also

        1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 17 days ago

          You should be afraid.
          Very Afraid!

  23. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    On WC

    A. KDB, Cantwell & Nketiah(bench)
    B. Silva, Guendouzi(bench) & Pukki

    1. Lingard’s Shin Guards
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      A but Nketiah’s out on loan so there’s a 0% chance he gets mins - Greenwood or Wickham instead?

      1. EMBOLOFAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 17 days ago

        nkets 4.4

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      No Pukki, no party.

  24. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Wildcard

    A.
    Adrian Button
    TAA Otamendi Pieters Lundstram Rico
    Salah Sterling Pepe DSilva Guendouzi
    Haller Pukki Wood

    B.
    Adrian Button
    TAA Otamendi Lowton Lundstram Rico
    Salah Sterling KDB James Cantwell
    Aubameyang Wood Nketiah

    1. kidzac
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      what do u plan to do in the week liverpool vs west ham gets postponed? free hit?

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 17 days ago

        When is this happening?

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 2 Years
            5 months, 17 days ago

            Lol

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Change nick if you're going B 😛

  25. HellasLEAF
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 17 days ago

    Is Hanley nailed for Norwich when he returns from his groin injury?

    Not many nailed 4.0's... Asking for a friend.

    1. Would Ed Woodward
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 17 days ago

      Best 4.0 option I think but he has 1 point from 3 games after playing 90 in all of them but I suppose 1 is better than 0.

      1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        I agree, 1 is better than 0.

        1. Would Ed Woodward
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 16 days ago

          Actually, I think I'd prefer a nice reliable 0 than the minus weeks.

          1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
            • 2 Years
            5 months, 16 days ago

            🙂

    2. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      no he isn't

    3. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      not an expert but when zimmerman is back i think he will slot in for hanley. similar situation to the palace options

  26. afs2239
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Laca is in my wc team
    Could be a good option, or i should wait some gws

    1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Hasn't he a hammy strain?

      1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Seems minor if you read through the Twitter link.
        Yes, could be a great option with the Arse run if Tinkerbell behaves.

        1. afs2239
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 16 days ago

          Yeah i think he is ok, i really trust him more than Auba
          So can u rate my wc team in the comment below this

  27. afs2239
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Rmwct
    Leno 4.0
    Alderwiereld Ota lund ward lowton
    Mane Sterling KDB James Cantwell
    Abraham laca Wood

    1. Rhinos
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      No liv d is brave. Go Bobby over laca

    2. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Quite refreshing actually, seems you have wandered away from the flock which I like. I like it.

  28. IWR
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Thoughts on this punty WC? 0.0 itb.

    Pope
    TAA / Tark / Soyuncu / Lund
    Salah / KDB / Sterling / Mount
    Vardy / Haller

    Cantwell, Mings, Greenwood, Button

    Mane/Digne vs Salah/Trent is what I'm weighing up.

    Soy/Lund/Mings/Cantwell for two spots each week seems decent for rotation.

    1. Rhinos
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      is that punty? Like Vardy

      1. IWR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        A few low-owned guys in defence + Vardy.

        I love the idea of taking Pepe over KDB but it's likely to blow up in my face

        1. Rhinos
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 16 days ago

          it's pointless, kdb should be 11.5m

          1. EMBOLOFAN
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 16 days ago

            on what basis lol

            1. Rhinos
              • 6 Years
              5 months, 16 days ago

              best player in the league. Creates chances for fun to be finished off by teammates that are almost as good

              1. EMBOLOFAN
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                5 months, 16 days ago

                doesnt make him worth 11.5

                1. Rhinos
                  • 6 Years
                  5 months, 16 days ago

                  his best seasons are very similar to aguero's

    2. AK ⭐
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Hardly punty. You've got about 12 template picks. The only one that's not a template pick is Vardy, which also lessens investment in defence.

      Not sure he's worth it atm. Barnes/Pukki instead give you an option to pump up that defence with Otamendi/Digne easily.

    3. Rhinos
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Adrian
      TAA Robbo Kolasinac Lundstram
      Iwobi Kdb Mahrez
      Kun(c) Wilson Aubameyang

      Thats punty. Very dull not getting arsenal or kun on wc imo

  29. james 101
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    GTG?

    Pope
    TAA Lunds Mings
    Salah Sterling(vc) KDB Mount Cantwell
    Pukki Kun (c)

    1. Rhinos
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      No idea. Another round of internationals yet

  30. the dom 1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Any more news on Emerson?