Frisking the Fixtures

Which teams have the best and worst upcoming fixtures?

Our regular “frisk” of the Premier League fixture list returns ahead of Gameweek 5.

In this semi-regular feature, we assess the top-flight clubs with the strongest and weakest runs of league matches over the coming weeks and offer our thoughts on the stand-out Fantasy assets where appropriate.

Although our primary focus will be on a six-Gameweek lookahead, we will scrutinise the long-term fixtures beyond that point where relevant.

The Strong

Manchester City

Next six: nor | WAT | eve | WOL | cry | AVL
And then: SOU

Many Fantasy managers will consider Manchester City assets “fixture-proof” but a favourable run of matches doesn’t do any harm, either.

Pep Guardiola’s side sit top of our Season Ticker over the next half-dozen Gameweeks and are the only Premier League club to avoid a ‘big six’ club during that time.

City’s next two opponents have yet to keep a clean sheet this season and indeed Watford’s 16-match shut-out drought extends back to February, although the re-appointment of the pragmatic Quique Sanchez Flores might help solidify the Hornets at the back.

Norwich City, Watford, Everton and Aston Villa, four of City’s next six opponents, sit in the bottom six for big chances conceded this season.

From a defensive perspective, all bar Norwich of the Citizens’ next half-dozen opponents are scoring at a rate of one goal per game or worse.

No team has scored as few goals as Watford this season.

All six of the sides that Guardiola’s troops face between now and the end of October sit in the bottom half of the table for big chances created.

Burnley

Next six: bha | NOR | avl | EVE | lei | CHE
And then: shu | WHU | wat | CRY

Having been bottom of the Season Ticker in Gameweeks 1 to 4, Burnley’s schedule is about to get much more favourable.

Gameweek 5 marks the start of a ten-game sequence in which the Clarets meet only one of the ‘big six’ and even that fixture is against an unconvincing Chelsea side.

No other top-flight club has fewer meetings with last season’s top six teams between now and the end of November.

For those interested in Ashley Barnes (£6.7m), Chelsea and Norwich are two of five clubs yet to keep a clean sheet in the Premier League this season.

Daniel Farke and Dean Smith’s newly promoted teams have are in the bottom four for shots on target conceded, meanwhile.

The Clarets pose a real threat in the air and in the Canaries and Villa, Sean Dyche’s side are facing two of the five teams who have allowed the most headed chances in 2019/20 – although Brighton, Everton and Chelsea have been less obliging from crosses.

The medium-term fixture list is perhaps not quite as kind from a defensive perspective but no club has allowed fewer big chances than Burnley this season, despite their unfavourable start.

Arsenal

Next six: wat | AVL | mun | BOU | shu | CRY
And then: WOL | lei | SOU | nor | BHA | whu

Arsenal’s favourable fixture run goes on even longer than Burnley’s and we can expect to see the north London club regularly appearing in this series of articles over the coming months.

In their next dozen Premier League matches, the Gunners face only one other ‘big six’ side: the Gameweek 7 meeting with Manchester United preceding a sea of blue on the Season Ticker until mid-December.

Unai Emery’s side face all three newly promoted clubs in this time and five of last season’s bottom ten.

Watford are first up and are without a clean sheet in 16 league matches, although the appointment of the defence-first Quique Sanchez Flores perhaps comes at an inopportune time for the Gunners.

The Hornets, Villa and Bournemouth, three of Arsenal’s next four opponents, sit in the bottom six for big chances conceded.

No FPL forward scored more goals than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m) against non-big six sides last season (19 in 26 games).

Tottenham Hotspur

Next six: CRY | lei | SOU | bha | WAT | liv
And then: eve | SHU| whu | BOU

Spurs face only one of the ‘big six’ in the next ten Gameweeks, with a trip to Anfield the one obvious off-putting fixture.

Even better, the Lilywhites’ next six home matches are all against sides who finished in the bottom half of the Premier League or who were in the Championship last season.

Spurs’ upcoming half-dozen away games are perhaps not quite so appealing, with meetings against five of last year’s top ten plus a trip to a Brighton side that has performed fairly well in 2019/20 so far.

No FPL asset banked more attacking returns on the road than Harry Kane (£11.0m) in 2018/19, however.

Spurs’ next two opponents could make life hard for their attackers, as Palace and Leicester are among the five teams who have allowed the fewest big chances this season.

Roy Hodgson’s side have conceded the fewest goals in the top flight in 2019/20 (two), with Leicester having shipped only one more.

From a defensive perspective, there is encouragement: Spurs’ next five opponents all sit in the bottom half of the table for shots on target in 2019/20.

Everton

Next six: bou | SHU | MCI | bur | WHU | bha

Everton have just two meetings with ‘big six’ clubs from Gameweeks 5 to 14, with the visit of Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur the only dots of red on the Season Ticker.

Even those games against City and Spurs may not be too much of a deterrent, with Everton having kept four clean sheets in home matches against the ‘big six’ last season.

The Toffees have recorded shut-outs in ten of their last 15 league games but the fixture list is perhaps less welcoming from a defensive perspective, given that they face three of the four teams who have recorded the most big chances this season (City, West Ham and Brighton).

Away trips to Bournemouth and Burnley, with Callum Wilson (£7.8m) and Ashley Barnes (£6.7m) to deal with, will pose tricky tests, too.

Goals have started to flow at the other end of the pitch, at least, with seven being scored in the last two league and cup games – more than Everton had managed in their previous ten matches dating back to the start of pre-season.

Moise Kean (£6.9m) and Alex Iwobi (£5.9m) were both handed their first Premier League starts in an Everton shirt in Gameweek 4 and both delivered attacking returns.

In Bournemouth and West Ham, Everton are facing the two sides who have conceded the most big chances this season.

Those two clubs and Brighton have shipped a combined 22 goals this season, although 12 of those were conceded to Manchester City.

Bournemouth

Next six: EVE | sou | WHU | ars | NOR | wat

Ryan Fraser (£7.3m), Callum Wilson (£7.8m) and Josh King (£6.4m) have all lost hundreds of thousands of FPL owners over the last month and dropped in price in doing so.

Wilson has ticked over with exactly five points in each Gameweek but the better value elsewhere so far has prompted many managers to move on their Bournemouth assets.

The Cherries’ upcoming fixtures are perhaps among the best in the division, though, certainly from an attacking perspective.

Everton, West Ham, Norwich and Watford, along with Bournemouth themselves, sit in the bottom five for big chances conceded this season.

All bar the Toffees of Bournemouth’s next six opponents sit in the bottom ten for shots in the box and efforts on target conceded, meanwhile.

ALSO CONSIDER

Chelsea (wol | LIV | BHA | sou | NEW | bur) are riding high in our Season Ticker but fixtures against Wolves and Liverpool immediately after the international break slightly dent their appeal – even if Nuno Espirito Santo’s side and the Reds aren’t perhaps as watertight as they were in 2018/19.

The Blues themselves are still without a clean sheet and interest in their Fantasy assets may instead be focused on the likes of Mason Mount (£6.4m) and other forward-thinking players.

Chelsea will feature more prominently in the next article in this series: the Blues face only Manchester City of the ‘big six’ between Gameweeks 7 to 15.

Aston Villa (WHU | ars | BUR | nor | BHA | mci) have some appealing home matches ahead but their run of away fixtures between now and Gameweek 15 is the worst in the division.

Still, meetings with West Ham, Arsenal and Norwich should offer encouragement for their midfielders and forwards: these three clubs sit in the bottom five for shots in the box conceded this season.

The Weak

Leicester City

Next six: mun | TOT | NEW | liv | BUR | sou

Leicester face three of last season’s top six between now and the October international break and sit bottom of our Season Ticker as a result.

There is an appealing home fixture against Newcastle within this run, although the Magpies beat Brendan Rodgers’ side at the King Power Stadium at the back-end of last season and the Foxes have not really convinced against wing-back systems in 2019/20.

It should be noted, of course, that 31 of Jamie Vardy‘s (£8.9m) 83 Premier League goals have come against ‘big six’ teams.

The schedule eases considerably after the trip to Anfield, with the Foxes only facing one ‘big six’ club from Gameweeks 9 to 17.

Crystal Palace

Next six: tot | WOL | NOR | whu | MCI | ARS
And then: LEI | che | LIV

Fourth-place Crystal Palace may be a team in form but are another club who face three ‘big six’ sides in the next half-dozen Gameweeks.

Chelsea and Liverpool then follow in Gameweeks 12 and 13.

With eight of Palace’s next nine opponents finishing in the top half last season, the Eagles are firmly rooted to the bottom of our Season Ticker from Gameweeks 5-13.

Martin Kelly (£4.1m) has been a popular budget asset this season but even if he recovers from injury and keeps his place at the heart of the defence, his owners likely won’t be using him for anything other than bench fodder between now and the end of November.

Even the “winnable” games within this run come against teams who have impressed from an attacking perspective so far this season: Norwich and West Ham, for example, sit in the top six for shots on target so far in 2019/20 (despite having both faced Manchester City).

Those two teams (and perhaps a clean sheet-less Spurs and a Europe-occupied Wolves) can be got at defensively, of course, but Palace’s attacking assets haven’t really convinced this season – only Watford have scored fewer Premier League goals.

Jordan Ayew (£5.1m) could be a decent, benchable third striker for the coming months but Palace’s medium-term role in the Fantasy world maybe more about how much they can frustrate our other FPL assets: the Eagles have conceded fewer goals than any other Premier League team this season.

Newcastle United

Next six: liv | BHA | lei | MUN | che | WOL

Fantasy managers have largely avoided Newcastle United assets this season – and not just because of their fixture run.

The Magpies are in the bottom three for big chances created and goals scored in 2019/20 so far, although the backs-to-the-wall display at Spurs may offer hope that the defensive solidity of the Rafael Benitez era hasn’t totally evaporated.

Steve Bruce’s side have already played the two north London clubs in the opening month of the campaign and now face three other ‘big six’ sides between now and Gameweek 9 – starting with a trip to Liverpool.

Third-place Leicester also host the Magpies in this period.

Newcastle sit bottom of our Season Ticker for attack over the next six Gameweeks but they, like Palace, may play a significant role in how more popular offensive assets from the likes of Liverpool, Leicester and Chelsea do over the coming Gameweeks.

Watford

Next six: ARS | mci | wol | SHU | tot | BOU
And then: CHE

Winless and bottom of the table, Watford’s fixtures don’t get much easier in the medium term.

The Hornets face five clubs who finished in the top seven in 2018/19 over the next seven Gameweeks, although home matches against Sheffield United and Bournemouth appeal more.

Watford will be hoping for some kind of new manager bounce following the appointment of Quique Sanchez Flores, whose pragmatic reputation will hopefully – from their point of view – address the obvious defensive problems at Vicarage Road.

The Hornets have not kept a league clean sheet since February, a run that stretches back 16 matches.

No side has scored fewer goals in 2019/20, meanwhile.

The next five Gameweeks at the very least could be an audition period for Watford’s assets and tell us more about Flores’ preferred system and personnel, as well as what effect he is having on their underperforming squad.

ALSO CONSIDER

Liverpool‘s mixed fixture run (NEW | che | shu | LEI | mun | TOT) has to be acknowledged but, like Manchester City, the Reds are one of a handful of teams that Fantasy managers may consider “fixture-proof”.

Their three ‘big six’ opponents in the next half-dozen Gameweeks, Chelsea, Manchester United and Spurs, have hardly fully convinced this season, either.

From a defensive perspective, matches against Newcastle and Sheffield United offer decent clean sheet opportunities: only Watford have scored fewer goals than the Magpies this season, while the Blades are ranked bottom for shots on target.

The Reds’ other four opponents during this run are all in the top half for goals scored and shots attempted, however.

At the other end, Chelsea and Spurs haven’t kept a clean sheet between them this season – although all bar the Lilywhites of Liverpool’s next six opponents sit in the top half in terms of fewest expected goals conceded.

Sheffield United (SOU | eve | LIV | wat | ARS | whu ) themselves have a mixed bag of fixtures, although John Lundstram (£4.2m) is their only outfield first-team regular who is owned by more than 1% of FPL bosses and is eminently benchable for the tough defensive tests after Gameweek 5.

Manchester United, Southampton, Wolves, Norwich and Brighton all face two meetings with ‘big six’ clubs over the next half-dozen Gameweeks but have some more appealing fixtures around that so the picture doesn’t quite look so bleak at that quintet of clubs.


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2,083 Comments Post a Comment
  1. OneDennisBergkamp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 27 days ago

    Pope (Button)

    Pieters / Alexander-Arnold / Lundstram (Rico / Kelly)

    Salah / Sterling / De Bruyne / Martial (Cantwell)

    Barnes / Pukki / Abraham

    Hows this WC??? 0.4ITB

    1. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      I'd downgrade Martial and upgrade one fo Rico/Kelly.

      1. Point-one short
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Same

    2. JustPark
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Bold defence.

    3. Wakanda
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      wheres haller

      1. Wakanda
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        why 2 norwich star players ?

        1. Bob Vrabkab
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Agree, Cantwell is plenty

  2. Teahupo'o
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 27 days ago

    G2G?

    Pope
    Digne Mings Lundstram
    Salah Sterling KDB Mount Cantwell
    Aguero Pukki

    (Button, Greenwood Rico Soyuncu)
    1FT 0.2ITB

    1. Rolls-Royce
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Looks good. Captain?

      1. Teahupo'o
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Thanks. Coin flip between Salah and Aguero again. On Salah right now.

  3. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 27 days ago

    Just did Awb to Otamendi, does feel good not to have a united player
    What to do with King....can’t afford Barnes straight up so move to Wood or avoid the hit?
    If keeping King would you play him over Pukki (vs city)?

  4. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 27 days ago

    Transfer thoughts on this lot?

    Heaton
    VVD Digne Lundstram
    Salah Sterling Lanzini McGinn
    Kun Pukki Maupay
    ---------------------------------------------
    McGovern | Dunk Cantwell Rico

    0.8 ITB, 1FT

    A) Maupay -> Barnes/Kean
    B) VVD -> TAA
    C) Save FT

    1. Teahupo'o
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      C. Give yourself more flexibility next gw.

      1. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Leaning towards that. Cheers.

  5. tafrère
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 27 days ago

    What are you current OR and what are your OR target after GW8 ?

    Me: Current OR 786,051 | Target OR GW8 350,000

    1. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Break into the top 1m - not a good season for me so far.

      1. tafrère
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        A bad start doesn't mean a bad season, cheer up little soldier!

        1. kysersosa
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Thanks dad, top 10k here I come!

    2. Rolls-Royce
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      80K | 2

    3. Maddamotha
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Still vary a lot at this stage of the season. That jump could easily be made in one gw.

    4. Teahupo'o
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Current: 126k
      Goal: 10k

      1. Teahupo'o
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        *season

      2. Hurnt
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Great start !

    5. Laserface
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Current 590k , aiming to hit 20k by GW8

    6. Poseidon.
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 27 days ago

      259k (worst start ever) aiming to finish inside top 10k still - never finished outside it

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        1st season team again?

        1. Poseidon.
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 27 days ago

          5th!

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            Expected more with no link 😛

      2. The Dance
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Worst start ever hey, yeah right.

        1. Poseidon.
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Sorry, didn’t mean to make others feel bad about their own starts!

          1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            Link or it never happened

          2. The Dance
            • 8 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            You’ve not done, it’s literally far too early in the season, it’s totally irrelevant thus far.

            1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              It's probably not even true. Looks fake to me

              1. The Dance
                • 8 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                Indeed 🙂

    7. Differential (c)
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Currently 800k. Think a reasonable goal is about 300k.

      1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Same here

    8. Point-one short
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      346k, 50k

    9. Hurnt
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      352k or massively disappointed tbh

      Green arrows are what I’m hoping for

    10. Bob Vrabkab
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Current 4k odd
      Target top 0.001k

    11. Brooksy86
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      40k just wanna stay in the race till GW8 then try and WC ahead of the curve!

    12. pollz
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      900 OR. Hope is to stay there :p

  6. kysersosa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 27 days ago

    Pick 3 to play:

    1) Lundstram (Southampton Home)
    2) Ceballos (Watford Away)
    3) King (Everton Home)
    4 Wesley (WHU Home)

    TIA

    1. Rolls-Royce
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      431

    2. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      1, 2 & 4

    3. Point-one short
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      124

    4. HurriKane
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      234

    5. Murder On Zidanesfloor
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      234

  7. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 27 days ago

    Bottomed

    GTG on WC?

    Pope (Button)
    TAA Matip Otamendi Soyunucu (Lundstram)
    Salah Pepe DSilva (Cantwell Guendouzi)
    Aguero Haller Tammy

    1. Rolls-Royce
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Looks decent.

  8. masyuris
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 27 days ago

    Salah or Mane? reason?

    1. BlzE_94
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 27 days ago

      Mane, save a mil and probs will get the same amount of points. Plus after Manes strop, salah would probs be less selfish now!

      1. Point-one short
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Nah Salah won't change.

        1. BlzE_94
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          he will watch

          1. KDB4PREZ
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Either way salah is a much better FPL asset. Mane peaked last year and salah will re produce the same points tally for sure, mane however had had one great season. Taking the FKS,corners,pens into account there’s really no comparison imo anyway

              1. KDB4PREZ
                  9 months, 27 days ago

                  I fink mane is great btw just feel like slash far better asset for only 1mil

              2. The Dance
                • 8 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                Nah

      2. pablo discobar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        How am I looking?

        GK Adrian
        DEF Wan Bis, Zinchenko, Digne
        MID Salah, KDB, Sterling(c), Ceballos
        FWD Pukey, Abrahams, Haller

        Subs Pope, Lundstrum, Cantwell,Sonyucu

        If AWB isn't fit Lundstrum comes in.. 

        Plan is next week is 0 transfers unless AWB looks like falling in price, if so I'd probably sell for a spurs with Aldetwield the front runner for safety. .1 in the bank

        Cheers.

        1. Point-one short
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          You prefer Alde to Matip?

      3. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Captain:
        A) Salah (safe but playing 5 man defence )
        B) Sterling (might be rotation risk,but leaky opposition)

        1. Eriksen Maestro
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Im going A, ml rival does not own

        2. HurriKane
          • 7 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          B

      4. Wolfman180
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        As if Barnes is now flagged... first Martial, then Laporte and now Barnes. Can the players I bring in please stop getting injured??

        Anyone heard anything on how bad it is and what his chances of playing are?

          1. Wolfman180
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            Cheers!
            Didn't think there would be an article about it.

        1. Point-one short
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Just brought big ol Ashley Barnes into the team. Feels good man.

        2. Wakanda
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          please tell us the rest of your team so we can get a heads up

      5. tsm
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Guendouzi(wat) or O’Connell(SOU)

        Leaning towards O’Connell cos potential cleanie. Anyone disagree?

        1. HurriKane
          • 7 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          O'Connell. More likely to get a cs then gendouzi getting attacking returns.

      6. HurriKane
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Over next 5 fixtures which trio you reckon scores more

        A) Son Cantwell Ota (3-5-2)

        B) Mount Barnes TAA (3-4-3)

        1. Point-one short
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          B

        2. Wakanda
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          B as well... technically speaking, only 1 reasonable attacking player in A

      7. Nice to Finally Michu
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        I bit the bullet no regrets thanks for the help on here this week directed to all
        Barkley > Iwobi.

        1. HurriKane
          • 7 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Ballsy. Would've preferred Yarmolenko at that price

          1. Nice to Finally Michu
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            He was one of a few I considered, I think Iwobi is better rested, more nailed and with slightly better immediate fixtures - that shifted it

            1. HurriKane
              • 7 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Fair enough . Westham fans says its Yarmo spot to lose with antonio out.

              I think yarmo is more direct and bigger goal threat than iwobi.
              Iwobi is easy on the eye with skills and tricks but not renowned for end product

              1. Nice to Finally Michu
                • 6 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                I think that’s true but at the same time both for club and country I think he’s still being eased back. Very rarely makes it past 60/70mins. either way I hope it’s a scenario where both prosper because then I’ll have an easy amount antidote

          2. JustPark
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            Coin flip between those two really.

      8. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        GTG this week?

        Pope
        TAA Matip Otamendi Lundstram
        Salah(vc) Pepe DSilva
        Aguero(C) Haller Abraham

        Button Cantwell Guendouzi Soyunucu

        1. Point-one short
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Yep GTG

      9. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        On WC!

        A. Iwobi
        B. Matip

      10. rainy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Price Changes - 13th September 2019

        🔺  Guendouzi (4.6), Vestergaard (5.1), Lanzini (6.6)

        🔻  Stanislas (5.9), C.Taylor (4.3), Zaha (6.8), Morgan (4.3), M.James (4.4), Origi (5.4), Chamberlain (6.3), Yedlin (4.4), Srbeny (5.3), Fornals (6.2), Holgate (4.4), Danjuma (5.8)

        1. The Dance
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Wa-hey Lanzini, cheers Rainy!

        2. IRBOX ⚽
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Cue the angry Martial comments

        3. Rolls-Royce
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Weird that Lanzini rose even after a blank.

          1. HMC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            and Vestegaard rose after scoring, pfft

          2. FALSE PROFIT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            Lanzini in a price bracket to swap with Trossard, Perez etc and no a WC pick.

        4. Mané money
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          No James, Abraham or Lund 🙁

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            :/

        5. Wakanda
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          thanks TM

          1. Wakanda
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            i mean rainy =(

            1. rainy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Either works 😉

              1. Wakanda
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                cheers

                1. Lord Tachanka
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  9 months, 27 days ago

                  Forever

                  X

            2. JustPark
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Awkward.

        6. waldo666
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Cheers, Rainy. This is some pure BS now...

          1. rainy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            Reckon a few wildcards in play over the break. Enough to keep him afloat, we’ll never know 😉

            1. waldo666
              • 9 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Definitely a few WCs in play but in no way can account for him not even dropping once. You're last point however will be bang on the money in that we'll never know. Admittedly I am salty as I got rid thinking I'll get back for at least what I sold him for (7.6).

          2. Murder On Zidanesfloor
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            Agreed. Got rid of Martial thinking I can buy him back later at a profit...little did I know

        7. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Cheers Rainy!

        8. RIDZ
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          On WC and got Guendo yesterday, cheers!

        9. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Cheers TM!

          When are you going to reduce Martial’s price tho

            1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Ta muchly 🙂

        10. Santigold
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Vestergaard up to 5.1? What is the world coming to...

        11. The Real Big Vern
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Enough's enough with this Martial sh*t. There's something decidedly dodgy going on for not even one drop.

        12. Poseidon.
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 27 days ago

          No Martial drop is just a blatant and ridiculous case of the game being fixed - don’t think I’ll bother playing next season

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            lol

          2. RedLightning - The Last Ten…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            "Once the season has started, player prices may change by £0.1m a day, based on activity in the transfer market.
            Both the formula used to calculate this change and the time of the change include variable factors, and won’t be revealed to game players."

            No fix. Just something in the secret formula that we don't know about (possibly affecting players whose circumstances have changed since the prices were set and would have been more highly priced to start with if it had been known then that this would happen).

            1. IRBOX ⚽
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              This. Also red flag to orange flag. Now back to red so should be safe for a while longer now!!

      11. Laserface
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 27 days ago

        Anyone taking a one week punt on Mahrez ?

        1. Rolls-Royce
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Pep

        2. Wakanda
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          pep roulette is too dangerous.

      12. Soto Ayam
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Oh dear fornals...hopefully he come good later in the season, or even next season

        • fcsaltyballs
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Pope
          Robertson VVD Lundstram KWP Digne
          Salah Sterling KDB Mount
          Barnes

          Button Pukki Dendoncker Greenwood

          0 FT, 0.2 ITB

          Is this GTG??

          Thanks

          1. Wakanda
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            9 months, 27 days ago

            not catching the TAA school bus ?

            1. fcsaltyballs
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              next week unless any other pressing issues...

        • Pep Roulette
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 27 days ago

          Bench one

          A. Lundstram
          B. Lowton

          1. Dutchy
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 27 days ago

            A

        • KDB4PREZ
            9 months, 27 days ago

            So martial held again yet Lanzini rose? How is this even poss when looking at there ownership?

            1. waldo666
              • 9 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Only through intervention.

            2. Murder On Zidanesfloor
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Its messed up really. Unbelievable that they can do this in game that millions play

              1. KDB4PREZ
                  9 months, 27 days ago

                  Absolutely! My ML has decent money up top nvm my H2Hs

            3. Dutchy
              • 1 Year
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Anyone feeling kind today, really looking for a differential wildcard. But seem to get caught out on two many different players and an unbalanced team. Any teams out there?

            4. The Dance
              • 8 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Anybody capping Sterling but then relying on Salah confidently stepping in as vice? Either Sterling starts or is saved entirely?

              Just know then that Sterling would probs come on for a cameo.

              Think i’ll just cap Salah, and not look too much into Newcastle holding them like they did with Spurs,, as it was Spurs who have started dodgy to be fair.

              1. waldo666
                • 9 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                Fraught with danger that is, for the point you've raised. I too am just going straight out C on Salah.

                1. The Dance
                  • 8 Years
                  9 months, 27 days ago

                  Haha i know, and i’d rather not be tearing my hair out knowing that inevitable cameo. Salah it is. Just watched some extended highlights of the Newcastle and Watford match, and my word....Newcastles defence was all over the place at the best of times.

              2. I Member
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                Yeah I'm going for it unless Pep says something ominous tomorrow. Think he outscores Salah if he starts and if he doesn't start there's a good chance he doesn't come on. It's a risk but I'm taking it.

                1. The Dance
                  • 8 Years
                  9 months, 27 days ago

                  Oh of course, this is entirely dependent on if anything is mentioned which gives a clear message insight on what Pep plans to do with Sterling.
                  Either is a great choice for captain, just each week i’ve managed to pick the wrong captain like many. I do believe Salah will do well, it’s just that ceiling of Sterling, it is mouthwatering.
                  GL though bud if you’re set on capping Sterling. Will be keeping a sharp ear out for Pep’s presser.

                  1. I Member
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    9 months, 27 days ago

                    Yeah I've also gotten the captaincy wrong between Salah and Sterling every time so far. Kind of want to keep it on Sterling for a while and see how that goes.

                    1. The Dance
                      • 8 Years
                      9 months, 27 days ago

                      Yeah that’s logical, cap him and let it ride.

            5. Pep Roulette
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              GTG?

              Adrian
              TAA Otamendi Lowton
              Salah Pepe DSilva iwobi
              (K)un Haller Tammy

              Button Lundstram Guendouzi Rico

              1. Dutchy
                • 1 Year
                9 months, 27 days ago

                Few risks which I like, although prefer Ceballos to Iwobi, therefore Pepe to Son

            6. mrtapio
              • 4 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Is this defense and bench too weak?
              4.5
              Digne* l Otamendi l Mings
              Sterling l Mané l KdB* l McGinn*
              Kane* l Pukki l Barnes*
              4.0 l Lund, 4.0*, Dendoncker*

              Is this team better?
              4.5 l 4.0
              TAA* l Otamendi l Mings l Dunk* l Lundstram
              Sterling l Mané l Mount* l James* l Cantwell*
              Aguero* l Pukki l Abraham*

              1. waldo666
                • 9 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                I don't think the defence or bench is too weak however I am immediately drawn to your second option as Aguero over Kane.

            7. jdp219
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Already spent FT on Trent, but now thinking WC is worth it.

              Pope (Ryan)
              Trent, Zinchenko, Dunk (Kelly, Lunny)
              Salah, Sterling, KDB, Mount (Donck)
              Pukki, Wood, Jimenez

              1) Activate WC -- Ryan, Zinch, Mount, Wood, Jim > Button, Digne, James, Tammy, Barnes
              2) GTG

              1. Top Lad Dakes.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                Wildcard not worth it imo.

                You and I have 8/11 starting XI the same, plus Lundstram and Donck. GTG this week barring any news from pressers imo

                1. jdp219
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  9 months, 27 days ago

                  Thanks! Yeah, I really wasn't convinced I needed the WC, but obviously I have some questionable spots. Wood is the glaring one, but not enough ITB to right now to do much there.

            8. Top Lad Dakes.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Why do folks think Mendy will just waltz back into the team immediately now that he’s somewhat fit again, and Zinchenko, who’s been great for City largely back end of last season and start to this season, would then just drop to the bench??

              1. Dutchy
                • 1 Year
                9 months, 27 days ago

                He shouldn't, Zinchenko playing well but Mendy might be eased into the team with limited minutes

                1. Top Lad Dakes.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  9 months, 27 days ago

                  Oh I’d be alright if Mendy was coming on as a sub for Zinchenko with an intact CS 😉

            9. Pep Roulette
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              Lowton or Soyunucu? Don't have Pope!

              1. Dutchy
                • 1 Year
                9 months, 27 days ago

                Lowton

              2. Top Lad Dakes.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                That’s tough. Lowton probably for now? Leicester fixtures turn good in a few weeks while Burnley are good now

                1. Pep Roulette
                  • 2 Years
                  9 months, 27 days ago

                  Lundstram & Soyunucu have a nice rotation coming up!

            10. Sadio
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              9 months, 27 days ago

              I have Laporte, Sterling and KDB.

              A) Laporte - > Otamendi
              B) Laporte, Firmino, Rashford - > Toby, Aguero and Barnes

              1. jdp219
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                9 months, 27 days ago

                A