Frisking the Fixtures

Which teams have the best and worst upcoming fixtures?

We take our regular “frisk” of the Premier League fixture list ahead of Gameweek 7.

In this feature, we assess the top-flight clubs with the strongest and weakest runs of league matches over the coming weeks.

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

We’ll be using our Season Ticker to help – Members using this tool can sort by difficulty and teams that rotate well, filter home and away fixtures, and separate attack and defence.


The Strong

Chelsea

Next six: BHA | sou | NEW | bur | wat | CRY

Chelsea avoid not only the other big six sides over the next half-dozen Gameweeks, they also dodge any other club that finished in the top half of the Premier League table last season.

Further beyond this lookahead, a daunting trip to the Etihad in Gameweek 13 is a cloud on the horizon but there are still appealing home fixtures against West Ham, Aston Villa and Bournemouth before we get to the busy festive period.

The games at Stamford Bridge are particularly enticing as the Blues don’t meet any of last season’s top six clubs in west London until late-January.

Chelsea’s backline hasn’t convinced so far and they are still without a clean sheet under Frank Lampard but the next six matches look attractive from a defensive perspective.

Five of their next six opponents are currently scoring at a rate of one goal per game or worse, with all of the teams they face in Gameweeks 9-12 in the bottom six for big chances created.

Most of us are concerned with Chelsea’s attacking assets, of course, and the fixtures are tempting for those not already on the runaway Mason Mount (£6.6m) and Tammy Abraham (£7.5m) trains.

While Watford are the worst defensive team in the division this season, it should be said that Chelsea are likely to encounter a number of teams over the next two months whose primary objective will be to frustrate.

Burnley, Palace and Brighton are among the eight best clubs for fewest big chances conceded this season.

Arsenal

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

Monday’s trip to Manchester United precedes a run of nine league matches in which Arsenal avoid any of the ‘big six’.

From Gameweeks 8 to 16, Unai Emery’s side face the two newly promoted clubs and four of last season’s bottom ten.

With Arsenal’s defence still giving cause for concern, Fantasy managers will be likely be focusing more on the Gunners’ attacking assets for this run – although their next four opponents after United sit in the bottom six for attempts on goal this season.

Trips to Old Trafford and the King Power Stadium won’t be easy, with those two clubs having the best expected goals conceded (xGC) totals of 2019/20 so far.

Bournemouth, Palace and Wolves, Arsenal’s next three opponents at home, at least sit in the bottom half of the table for that statistic.

The Gunners put eight goals past those three sides in the corresponding fixtures last season.

No FPL forward scored more goals than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m) against non-big six sides in 2018/19 (19 in 26 games).

Manchester City

Next six: eve | WOL | cry | AVL | SOU | liv

Manchester City sit second in our Season Ticker over the next five matches, although the trip to Anfield in November knocks them down a few places when we scrutinise the six-Gameweek lookahead.

City’s next two opponents haven’t kept a clean sheet between them in the last four Gameweeks, with Wolves and Everton’s early-season solidity giving way to some slack defensive displays.

Those two clubs have shipped a combined 19 goals in their last four fixtures.

Crystal Palace have been solid at the back at home this season but the Citizens are, to use a hackneyed word, surely “fixture-proof” given their attacking swagger: Pep Guardiola’s side have registered more than twice as many big chances this season than all Premier League sides bar Liverpool.

From a defensive perspective, the Citizens’ next five opponents are in the bottom half of the table for goals scored this season.

Norwich City

Next six: cry | AVL | bou | MUN | bha | WAT

For Norwich, read Chelsea.

Like the Blues, most Fantasy interest centres around the Canaries’ attacking assets, with Daniel Farke’s side still without a clean sheet.

Luckily, Bournemouth and Watford are also still yet to record a shut-out in 2019/20, so the omens look positive for the likes of Teemu Pukki (£7.1m) and Todd Cantwell (£5.0m) in those upcoming fixtures.

Norwich’s next three opponents at Carrow Road are yet to keep a clean sheet on the road, while Brighton haven’t recorded a shut-out on their own soil.

West Ham United

Next six: bou | CRY | eve | SHU | NEW | bur

Having recorded three clean sheets on the bounce, West Ham are suddenly the form defensive team in the Premier League.

A trip to Bournemouth is perhaps their biggest test before Gameweek 13 but there are positive portents for further shut-outs beyond that.

All of the Hammers’ opponents from Gameweeks 8-12 are in the bottom seven for expected goals in 2019/20.

Newcastle, Palace and Burnley are in the bottom three for big chances, with all of their next six opponents in the bottom 11 for shots on target.

At the other end of the pitch, four of their next five opponents sit in the bottom nine for big chances conceded.

Burnley

Next six: avl | EVE | lei | CHE | shu | WHU
And then: wat | CRY

Having been at the foot of the Season Ticker in Gameweeks 1 to 4, Burnley’s fixture schedule is looking a whole lot more appealing now.

The Clarets meet only one of the ‘big six’ in the next eight Gameweeks, with that being a home fixture against a Chelsea side who are still without a clean sheet under Frank Lampard.

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

From a defensive perspective, four of the Clarets’ next five opponents sit in the bottom seven for expected goals this season.

At the other end, five of the next seven teams they face are conceding at least two big chances per game.

Also Consider

Wolves (WAT | mci | SOU | new | ars | AVL) and Leicester (NEW | liv | BUR | sou | cry | ARS) are two clubs whose fixtures are about to get very favourable and indeed both sides have appealing games in Gameweek 7.

Trips to the Etihad and Anfield in Gameweek 8 are obviously off-putting so for that reason, we will keep our powder dry for our next Frisking the Fixtures article during the October international break.

Suffice to say, both clubs only face Arsenal – who are hardly unbeatable themselves – of the big six between Gameweeks 9 and 16.

We can’t ignore Tottenham Hotspur‘s (SOU | bha | WAT | liv | eve | SHU) ongoing excellent home fixtures, with the Lilywhites’ next five in north London all against teams that finished outside of the top ten last season.

A double-header on Merseyside is a little off-putting, though, even if Spurs did win 6-2 at Goodison Park last season.

The Weak

Southampton

Next six: tot | CHE | wol | LEI | mci | EVE
And then:  ars

Southampton’s forthcoming fixture run is a bit of a horror show as they face teams that finished in the top half last season in each of the next seven Gameweeks.

The Saints, unsurprisingly, sit bottom of our Season Ticker from Gameweeks 7-13 as a result.

Away matches at Spurs, Manchester City and Arsenal look particularly unappealing and their defence is surely a no-go zone until the fixture swing in Gameweek 14.

The four ‘big six’ sides they face in this run are among the top half-dozen clubs for goals scored this season.

Chelsea, Wolves and Arsenal can be got at defensively, of course, but there would seem little incentive to invest in Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side at present given the wealth of mid-price options with much better fixtures elsewhere.

Crystal Palace

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

Crystal Palace face four big six sides in the next seven Gameweeks and languish second-bottom of our Season Ticker from Gameweeks 5-13.

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 half for shots on target so far in 2019/20.

City, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea are, to compound matters, all in the top four for that statistic.

No team has scored fewer goals than the Eagles this season and any little interest we have in their attacking assets is likely to be put on ice until Gameweek 14.

Jordan Ayew (£5.1m) could be a good benchable third striker for the coming months, at least, having started the last four.

Sheffield United 

Next six: LIV | wat | ARS | whu | BUR| tot
And then: MUN

John Lundstram (£4.4m) may find himself being benched quite a bit over the coming weeks, with Sheffield United’s fixtures stiffening.

All bar Watford of the Blades’ next seven opponents have found the net at least eight times already this season.

Five of the teams that United play in Gameweeks 7-13 sit in the top eight for attempts on goal in 2019/20.

Also Consider

There’s no escaping the fact that Liverpool‘s fixture run (shu | LEI | mun | TOT | avl | MCI) is far from ideal for those of us with assets from Jurgen Klopp’s side.

While the schedule from Gameweek 8-12 may be enough for us to swerve a triple-up, there will be many of us willing to stick with the likes of Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.1m) through the choppy waters ahead.

Klopp’s troops are, let’s remember, on a 15-match winning run in the Premier League.

The Reds face three other big six clubs between now and the November international break but games against newly promoted Sheffield United and Aston Villa offer promising clean sheet opportunities.

Brighton and Hove Albion (che | TOT | avl | EVE | NOR | mun) also face three of the big six in the next half-dozen Gameweeks.

While home games against poor travellers Everton and Norwich are more appealing fixtures, Liverpool and Arsenal await in Gameweeks 14 and 15.

As a result, the Seagulls sit bottom of our Season Ticker between now and early December.

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  1. Francescoli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Play one:
    A) Rico
    B) Lundstram
    C) Digne

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      A

    2. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      C

      1. IRBOX ⚽
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Reasoning: none will keep a clean sheet so may as go with the one with the most attacking upside

    3. BATISTUTA ®
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I would rather play Digne... if everton can perhaps score from set pieces he is likely to be involved... he still offers greather threat than Rico tbf

    4. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Digne

    5. Shark Team
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Imo A by far

    6. sunzip14
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      A

    7. Francescoli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Hmmmm tough one. I'm wavering between Rico and Digne right now.

    8. in sane in de bruyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      A

    9. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      AAA

    10. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      C - you'll kick yourself if he hauls and still high ownership
      Never bench, never captain

    11. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Digne.

      City defence is still ropey and Everton at home could get something. Digne may pop up with an assist.

  2. Amey
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Morning guys 🙂
    With all the advice from here, decided to play it safe this gw. (Digne,Dunk >> Soyuncu, Otamendi)
    Would you make anymore changes for a hit ??

    Pope
    Taa Otamendi Soyuncu
    Raz© Mo KDB Mount
    Tammy Pukki Barnes

    Button Cantwell Rico Lundstram
    0.9m itb

    1. sunzip14
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      gtg for the gw

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Cheers 🙂

    2. what's my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      good team that

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Cheers
        Hopefully it scores well 😀

    3. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I wouldn’t sell digne

    4. AgentFern
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I have 13 of the same players. Well done on you team value too! Mine isn't as strong.

      Who you giving the arm band too? I'm on Mo so atm

  3. Shark Team
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Two questions. I'd love if you help me.

    1)Who to play between:
    Rico (WHU)
    Maitland Niles (mun)

    2)Who to captain between:
    Salah (shu)
    Son (SOU)
    Aguero (eve)

    Thanks a lot mates...

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Rico, Son

    2. sunzip14
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Rico, Son

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Rico
      Aguerooooooooo

    4. baggs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      rico salah

  4. sunzip14
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Gtg? 0.6 itb 0FT. Not able to decide on (C). Any help is much appreciated!

    Heaton
    VVD, Diop, Tomori
    KDB, Son, Sterling, Mount, Zaha
    Tammy, Kane

    Button, Rico, Greenwood, Montoya

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Pretty differential team i must say.
      I'd go with Sterling ©
      Having Kane Zaha Son is differential enough

      1. sunzip14
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Tempted to punt on Son or Kane for captaincy to gain ground if they explode. You think they can bounce back from the Cup upset like City did after Norwich defeat?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 21 days ago

          I don't trust Spurs actually.
          Looks like nobody wants to be there anymore.
          That's the reason I'm not keen on © one of them

  5. Jon Snow
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Hello all, managed to control my knees during the midweek games.
    2FT, 0.3itb

    Pope 4.0
    Digne Robbo Dunk Lundstram Zinchenko
    Salah Sterling Lanzini McGinn Dendoncker
    Auba Pukki Wickham

    A) Zinc + Digne + Lanzini + Wickham >>> Rico + Soyuncu + Mount + Tammy (-8 exact funds)
    B) Zinc + Digne + Wickham >>> Rico + Soyuncu + Tammy (-4, sort out Lanzini next week)
    C) Something else

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      B

  6. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    who to captain:

    1. Sterling (eve)
    2. KDB (eve)
    3. Salah (shu)
    4. Abraham (BHA)

    thanks.

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Abraham

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        ballsy

    2. baggs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      salah

  7. Holmes
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Thoughts on Jimenez?

    WAT, SOU, new, ars in next 5 games

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I'm staying away till they get knocked out of Europe

      1. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Thats true. Just want to pick someone other than Pukki 😛

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Wilson
          Tammy
          Vardy
          ??

          1. Holmes
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            Only one player from one country and Wilson takes that English spot.

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              9 months, 21 days ago

              Try one of the Burnley boys then.
              One is a Kiwi & other is Austrian. 😉

              1. Holmes
                • 6 Years
                9 months, 21 days ago

                Barnes is Austrian? 😮

                For some reason I thought he is English, thats why started with Wood instead 😆

                1. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  9 months, 21 days ago

                  You are not alone in that 😀

    2. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      great differential

    3. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      You spelt Jota wrong

  8. lilmessipran
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Should I wc this team now ?

    Pope button
    Taa OTA Digne tomori lund
    Raz Salah kdb cantwell dendonck
    King Haller pukki

    0 ft 0.4 itb

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Fixture wise, you can survive one more week

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        more than survive i'd say 🙂 i would save transfer, take a couple of punts next gw then wc during international break. haller is home to palace next gw could be nice

    2. sunzip14
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Ok for this week imo

      Pope
      TAA, Ota, Tomori
      Raz, Salah, KDB, Cantwell
      King, Haller, Pukki

    3. baggs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      nah just do haller to abraham

    4. Avon calling
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      No

    5. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Why would you wildcard?

      Digne -> Soyuncu
      Haller -> Abraham
      King & Dendoncker then the only other 2 to potentially ‘sort out’

  9. NUFCAndrew
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Is Son a ballsy captain choice? I have Aguero, KDB, Mane & Abraham and while I can’t bring myself to captain Abraham, would anyone go with the other 3 over Son?

    1. BATISTUTA ®
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I got Son at the moment but still meddling over Aguero/ Salah...
      I feel risking it for the glory 🙂

  10. goforgoal
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Adrian
    Kelly, Zinch, Lund
    Son, Salah, KDB, Mount
    Abraham, Aguero, Pukki

    GTG?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      You'd be fortunate if 2 of your defenders starts 😀
      Attack is amazing though
      GL

    2. what's my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Id at least get one more playing def

    3. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      you wrote your bench on the top ? 🙂

  11. Burger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Which combo would you go for out of:

    A. Digne, Mane, Haller

    Or

    B. Lundstrom, Son, Auba

    ?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Like B but if you need to play Lundstram every gw then it's not that great

      1. Vasqujg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 21 days ago

        You can say the same for Digne, but for me....

        B. Auba and Son are hauling

    2. in sane in de bruyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      B

      1. Burger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Wow landslide, thanks all!

    3. what's my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      B by far

  12. InvertedWinger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Best option over the next 5 weeks, Mane or Son?

    1. limbu21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Mane

  13. limbu21
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Digne or Greenwood this week?

    1. fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Greenwood, but wait if OGS gives anything away in the presser

    2. rainy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      If Greenwood starts it's hard not to like his chances vs Arsenal's defence

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        this

        1. amit1964
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          yes but against arsenl defence `united come with nothing!!!!

  14. what's my name
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    team gtg> bench, cap?
    Pope
    TAA, Soy, Tom
    KDB, Son, Mane, McGinn
    Kun(C), Pukkz, Tam

    B/Cantwell, Lund, Kelly

    1. Sailboats
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Team is g2g. Nice team

  15. MoManeTaa
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Do you expect any returns from Auba from Man uniteds game?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Yes

    2. fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      nope, united due a win

    3. Sailboats
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I think it will be a high scoring game. So i would say yes

    4. wernerhedgehog
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Low scoring game imho

  16. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Mornin dzzz, Have 2 main options that both lead to a similar output over 2gw's but in different order

    Heaton --- Pope
    Taa Zincheko Vvd -- Rico Digne
    Sterling Kdb James Cantwell -- Docker
    King Kane(c) Pukki

    A: James >> Mount (exact funds) and carry over FT. Will do VVD + King >> Aurier + Tammy/Haller in gw8

    B: Vvd + King >> Aurier + Tammy....and do James >> Mount/Anderson next gw

    C: Do A + B now for a hit

    1. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      A

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      B for me

      But I’d be a bit ho hum about starting Cantwell every week as a 4th mid unless Norwich start producing away. I know you have Digne to come in but double City midfield and Aurier means that you’ll get rotation

      Id be looking at Kane James to Vardy plus 4th mid in GW9.

    3. petergriff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      B

  17. Pukki Party
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Why hasn't Fraser been starting? Thinking of bringing in CWilson an he gets better returns with Fraser playing iirc.

    1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Contract issues is what I've been told.

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 21 days ago

        It’s a puzzle and that seems plausible.

      2. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Cheers.

    2. Billy Ketsu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I brought him in on my WC last week as a cheeky placeholder for Maddison so was disappointed that he didn't start. Looking around a few sites this week I found an article claiming he's running down his contract and will leave Bournemouth at the end of this season after (apparently) being the subject of interest from a couple of clubs. Arsenal is one, I think.

      He played in EFL Cup midweek which isn't a good omen for his chances of starting on Saturday. Very disappointing and I'll be selling him for sure this week.

      1. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Cheers very useful. Wonder if it is a big enough reason to not get Wilson in, has been doing great without Fraser.

        1. Billy Ketsu
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          The fixtures are great and Wilson seems to be doing fine without Fraser so why not?

  18. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    So i was all set to do Lanzini --> Tielemans tonight (3 week play before wc) but here's an interesting option:
    a) Lanzini to Tielemans for free
    b) Auba/Lanzini to Abraham/Son -4 (0.4 itb)

    Current attack:
    Salah Kdb Lanzini Mount McGinn
    Auba Pukki King

    1. Sailboats
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Wouldn't sell Auba.

      Lanzini and King > Tammy + cheap midfielder?

    2. what's my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      i wouldnt touch Auba, A could work

    3. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      King Lanzini TO Tammy cantwell

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        definitely doable
        Tammy over Son then?

  19. InvertedWinger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Pope (Button)
    TAA Otamendi Soyuncu Tomori Lundstram
    Sterling KDB Son Mount Cantwell
    Tammy Pukki Wilson

    1.6 itb and on wildcard.
    Can't find a way to use the money that I'm happy with. Would've liked Salah for Son but can't stretch there and atleast in the short term, prefer Wilson to Vardy. Ideas?

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      wilson to firmino

    2. petergriff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Looks fine. Haven't you a benching headache each week? Lundstram and Cantwell this week, but who else?

      I like the CWilson inclusion

  20. petergriff
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Very surprised to see City assets only 3rd and 5th in the captain poll.

    I think MCI have the best captaincy options this week. If you look at xG and xGc for GW7, MCI lead with their fixture. They create the most xG away and play EVE who have the 8th worst xGc at home. After MCI for "xG + xGc" this week, it's:
    MNU
    WHU
    WOL.
    Interestingly, CHE and LIV are 12th and 19th for likelihood of goals this weekend. So, i think it's risky going Abraham for sure. Salah is probably less risky given his high ownership.

    MCI have also beaten EVE on their last 2 occasions away.

    I can't look past Aguero captain. The downside is he hasn't scored against EVE in 6 matches (not sure how many he played in though)

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Everton are historically gud at frustrating bigger teams though which is putting me off from captaining sterling

      1. petergriff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Interesting, i hadn't considered that. I can't find a nice stat on that but vs CHE and MUN at Goodison their WDL record is 1,1,1. So a mxied bag as you suggest.

      2. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Decent point.

        I’m expecting a fairly low scoring affair. Prefer Liverpool attack this week - not that I have any now after moving for Son.

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Who needs to be a member with posts like this thanks 🙂

    3. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      How to look at xG for GW7 when it hasn't happened yet? 😉

    4. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Salah for me.

  21. screamer73
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Looking for West Ham defender suggestions. Money not an issue.

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Diop

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Or fabianski

        1. KGFC
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Agree

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Fabianksi!!!

      Offbeat perhaps but imo he’s the most likely source of consistent bps and added saves. Good chance he’ll outpace any 4.5 defender for value if you rate WH cs prospects.

    3. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Diop for me

  22. KGFC
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Morning people!
    Is this gtg or change something?

    Pope
    TAA Ota Ward
    Mane KDB Son (c) Mount
    Auba Tammy Pukki

    1 FT

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I would wc this ...not !

      Actually one of the best team I've seem good luck 🙂

      1. KGFC
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Thanks buddy!

    2. petergriff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Very nice, Peter. Similar team to mine. Son captain a differential but could pay off nicely.

      1. KGFC
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Thanks Peter! Yeah hoping for Son haul. GL to us 🙂 BTW, who are you capping?

        1. petergriff
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          See above, tempted by Kun

  23. wernerhedgehog
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Am I the only one who thinks Arsenal fixtures are deceiving?

    Next six: mun | BOU | shu | CRY | WOL | lei

    Arsenal - always horrible away. Thats 3 down. CRY - strikingly better away than at Selhurst. WOL Europa schedule aligns with Arsenal, expect them to return to form. Man and Sheff Utd are defensively sound. Left with BOU.

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I think auba will score plenty with that run

      1. wernerhedgehog
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        this is going to sound crazy, i've been planning to do Auba >> Kane this week.

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          I definitely wouldn't but gl to you 🙂

          1. wernerhedgehog
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            oh well, thanks for participating. :p

          2. wernerhedgehog
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 20 days ago

            I've thought about it and gonna stick with Auba for now. Thanks to you really.

            Arsenal's squad is in harmony so no need to rock the boat i suppose.

    2. KGFC
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Auba is the only viable pick from Arsenal and he is very good at scoring against teams outside top 6.

      1. wernerhedgehog
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        I want to believe too, but for that price i'd rather get Aguero or or Kane as l feel more comfortable captaining them these next 5..

        ,,, And Auba's sitting pretty in my squad right now.

        1. HMC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          you obviously didn't captain Kane against Newcastle. I switched him to Auba last week!

          1. wernerhedgehog
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 20 days ago

            You might be right. Kane only kicks up a notch on tougher games of late. Gonna hold Auba now.

  24. Killitzer
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Morning all. Had 3 non starters last week so need at least 1 transfer this week though still have WC.

    Pope Button
    VVD KWP Kelly Lundstram Dunk
    Sterling Salah KDB Dendoncker Cantwell
    Aguero Pukki Greenwood

    Can’t see KWP playing so have £4.9m to play with

    1. KWP —> Rico
    2. KWP —> Tomori/Soy
    3. Something else?

    Cheers for any advice!

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      9 months, 21 days ago

      KWP to Aurier

      1. Killitzer
        • 10 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        £0.1m short for that

  25. andres
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Pope (button)
    AWB Taa Pieters (Lund kelly)
    Sterling kdb mount ceballos (cantwell)
    Kun pukki Abraham
    1FT, 2.0

    So do I keep the city trio for the fixtures and get a budget def now or offload one sterling/ aguero with the option to get Ota/Mendy next week?

    A Awb to Soy/Aurier
    B kun / ceballos => firmino, son (-4)
    C sterling / awb => son, Ota/Soy (-4)

    1. Killitzer
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      No point in selling City yet. I’d go A

  26. Cto
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    9 months, 21 days ago

    With Ryan in goals... would you take a -8 to do the following?

    Digne and Montoya -> Alonso/Tomori and Söyüncü

    Fixtures are both much better, bit of a differential in Alonso and won’t have the double Brighton (which now has an injured Duffy)

    Thanks

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      -8 for a defence move definitely not for me sorry

  27. lilmessipran
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Haller to Tammy for a -4? Yay or nay?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      No. Haller has palace home.next week great fixture

    2. KGFC
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I'd do it.. could pay off easily this week or over the course of CHE easy fixtures

  28. La Roja
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Start Dendoncker or AWB?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      That desperate hey 🙂

      Awb

      1. La Roja
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Every little counts mate 😛

    2. KGFC
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      AWB

    3. Avon calling
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Dendonckeeeerrrrr!

      1. La Roja
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Convenient username 😛

  29. ZAWAd25
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Would do Digne to Aurier for(-4)?

    Will later have funds to do VVD to TAA and Kelly to Soy

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Save and do it for free next week ?

      1. ZAWAd25
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Feeling it could pay off nicely + I’d have to play Digne against city this week

  30. llmja
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Tomori or Engels

    Best 4.5def

    Thank you