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. COLLIN QUANER
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Kane (c)

    1. Patio Kev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I’m with you, Soton are one of these teams he just loves scoring against.

      If you have him then I don’t know how you can’t Captain him.

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

        Yup, surely as there's no stand out option this week.

    2. _figu
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I'm captaining Son.

  2. FF Dirtbag
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Anything worth a hit here?
    Otherwise does the team look alright?

    Pope
    VVD otamendi Soyuncu
    Salah sterling(c) kdb mount cantwell
    Wilson Pukki

    Button; Greenwood, Digne, lundstram

    1. CRO KLOPP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      GTG mate

    2. OLLY G
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Very nice. Hold.

    3. COLLIN QUANER
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      nice team

    4. FF Dirtbag
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Cheers both! Sterling/salah captain decision is annoying me however...

    5. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Nice team. Only player missing is Abrahams

      1. FF Dirtbag
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Digne downgrade and Greenwood upgrade may happen for that.

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

    Which first sub please? I have Pope.

    (A) Greenwood
    (B) Pieters

    Thanks

    1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      B for me mate

    2. FF Dirtbag
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Greenwood. Feel like he will start the game on Monday.

    3. MTPockets
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      B unless OGS suggests otherwise

  4. CRO KLOPP
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    GTG? Bench order? O ft took a -4

    Pope
    TAA Otamendi Aurier
    Sterling (c) Mane KDB Mount
    Abraham Pukki Haller
    (4.0 Rico Cantwell Lundstram)

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

      Nice team. Shame haller isn't Wilson

      1. CRO KLOPP
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        I have 1.1 itb so next week for free is an option
        Thanks

  5. Marc Jobling
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 21 days ago

    Wildcard:

    A) Sterling, Mount, Haller
    B) Sterling, McGinn, Vardy
    C) Aguero, Mount, Martial/Maddison

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

      A

    2. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      B

    3. Patio Kev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      A

    4. SC not pearls before swine
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      I like C the best, although I guess it necessitates that one of Martial/Maddison is fit.

    5. acidicleo
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      C

    6. One Wheels Enough
        9 months, 21 days ago

        C by miles if they're fit

    7. FPLShaqiri
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Can someone explain the Söyüncü hype? To me he just seems like a boring 4.6 def with little attacking threat and just 1 clean sheet from 6. I have Montoya and don't understand why everyone seems to love Söyüncü but not the guy who's kept 2 clean sheets and plays wing-back.

      1. Mr Peanutbutter
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 21 days ago

        neither are good imo (montoya owner). soy certainly fails the eye test

      2. OLLY G
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Foxes defence has been very tight and their fixtures are great. Plus he's nailed.

      3. tm370
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Leicester's fixtures turn and they haven't been conceding that many chances despite some tough fixtures.

      4. MTPockets
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        fixtures to gw17, exc liverpool. But yeah still a 4.6m leicester defender

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

        Great long term fixtures and defensive stats

      6. _figu
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        I like Leicester fixtures. Had money ITB so went Pereira.

      7. Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        They've conceded less than a goal a game and have been steadily improving despite a tricky run of fixtures. Now they have a great fixture run so things can only improve. I've got Soy and Vardy.

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

        Braindead bandwagonism masquerading as a shrewd pick

      9. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 21 days ago

        You know that it’s all about future predictions for future points.

        I (and many others too) predict Söyüncü will get more points than Montoya over next two months.

        Plus Montoya has conceded 7 in 5 games, Söyüncü conceded 5 in 6 games

        Montoya 14 points so far
        Söyüncü 19 points so far

        Montoya averages 2.8 ppg
        Söyüncü averages 3.2 ppg

        Söyüncü leads 1-0 on attacking threat.

        Leicester are way better.
        Söyüncü passes eye test

        Just look at each teams fixtures coming up

        Montoya ain’t no Doherty, Digne or Trent

        Do I need to continue or just assume your question was a joke and you were just messing about?

        Ohh the banter!

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

          - Plus Montoya has conceded 7 in 5 games, Söyüncü conceded 5 in 6 games
          - Söyüncü leads 1-0 on attacking threat.

          So you use underlying stats to back up defensive ability (montoya has more clean sheets btw), but then revert to true returns and forget underlying data to compare attacking returns. Nice.

          1. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 21 days ago

            I don’t do underlying anything. It’s all factual

            FACT

            1. Nigel Knows
              • 1 Year
              9 months, 21 days ago

              Let me rephrase the 1-0 attacking threat just to help you comprehend:

              Söyüncü ONE ASSIST
              Montoya ZERO ASSIST

              So Söyüncü leads 1-0 on attacking returns.

              1. Nigel Knows
                • 1 Year
                9 months, 21 days ago

                But as said at start it’s all about future predictions
                We ain’t all gonna predict same.

            2. FPLShaqiri
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 21 days ago

              Of course, but rather than averaging the goals per game you could just say who has more clean sheets, which is of course what it's about. By displaying certain stats and hiding others you can give a skewed picture.

              1. Nigel Knows
                • 1 Year
                9 months, 21 days ago

                Seriously.
                Montoya played 5 x 90 mins and has FOURTEEN points

                Söyüncü played 6 x 90 mins and had NINETEEN points

                You take your TWO CLEAN SHEETS and 14 points (2.8 Pts per match.
                and allow the Söyüncü owners to have ONE CLEAN SHEET, ONE ASSIST and 19 points (3.2 Points per match)

                Know what I’d rather have in first six weeks the one getting more points over the one with more clean sheets.

                Getting more points is what it’s all about, but good luck with your season targets of clean sheets.

                And know who I’m bringing in for gameweek 9 to gameweek 17 and it ain’t Montoya!!!!

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

                  Let's be honest the sample sizes are ridiculous there to prove anything. Either one could be ahead on points, clean sheets, or assists over 5/6 matches and it would be completely within a very normal variance.

                  BTW I wouldn't get Montoya now, he was just an alternative I used to see what the hype was about.

                  1. Nigel Knows
                    • 1 Year
                    9 months, 21 days ago

                    Sell Montoya and get Söyüncü - it’s all about the points coming!!! Do it!

                    You brought it up and used samples:

                    “Can someone explain the Söyüncü hype? To me he just seems like a boring 4.6 def with little attacking threat and just 1 clean sheet from 6. I have Montoya and don't understand why everyone seems to love Söyüncü but not the guy who's kept 2 clean sheets and plays wing-back“

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

                      Montoya is now a bench player for me anyway, so not a transfer I'm making.

      10. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        I just sold Montoya this week, he's the most defensive wingback I've ever seen 😀

        1. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Lmao

        2. Patio Kev
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          I also sold Montoya this week, horrible next couple of fixtures.

          It’s all about looking ahead not looking at last weeks points.

      11. ALI_G
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        I agree with you

        Seems to be one of those players that is template for no particular reason
        For 4.5 price range I prefer -
        Diop
        Mings
        Tomori
        Burnley def

    8. McSlu
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Do you think Maitland Niles will start this weekend? If not, should i get tomori or soy? Or just play rico? Defense are quite thin....

      Heaton
      Zinc, robbo, rico, digne, maitland niles
      KDB, salah (c), mount, Sterling
      Pukki, abraham, greenwood

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

        1FT, 0.6 ITB

      2. tm370
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Maitland will start - Bellerin is still probably a couple of weeks away, in terms of being Prem league ready

      3. G Banger
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Maybe Zinc to Ota?

    9. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Hey guys! GTG?

      Adrian
      TAA Otamendi Aurier
      Salah Pepe DSilva Cantwell
      Aguero(C) Abraham Haller

      Button Rico Lundstram Guendouzi

      1. G Banger
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Dilva minutes and Pepe a bit punty? but could be good differentials

      2. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Same playing defence, nice! Bargain basement bench, but you shouldn't need it this week. Good luck!

      3. EMERGING STAR
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Hi fellow Pepe owner

    10. tm370
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 21 days ago

      Which looks better guys? I have two frees
      1) Digne for Trent
      2) Digne, Sterling and Haller – Tomori, Son, and Aguero

      My squad is:
      Pope, Button
      Digne, Otamenda, Rico, Lundstram, Soyuncu
      Sterling, KDB, Salah, Mount, Cantwell
      Pukki, Haller, and Abraham.

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

        Just do 1. You're need sterling soon.

        1. tm370
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Sterling is great and will score loads..but Aguero looks pretty certain to be the league starter with Jesus preferred in the cups. And Aguero starting every week and on pens is a frightening prospect. We've also facing the situation of Sterling starting Saturday, playing in the UCL, and then starting against Wolves at home, in his 4th game in 12 days...

          1. One Wheels Enough
              9 months, 21 days ago

              2

      2. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Chelsea have conceded in 22 from last 26 inc friendlies.

        Luiz played in the 4 clean sheets

        Oh how they miss him (lol)

        1. FF Dirtbag
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Doubt it was down to him especially when we see arsenal now 😀

        2. Mr Peanutbutter
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 21 days ago

          he's also given up a penalty in half his arsenal games

          1. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 21 days ago

            He is awful. Chambers and Holding must be wondering wtf

      3. ReleaseBreaks_
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        2FT

        dont have anything to repair in my team, unless do:

        Dunk --> Tamori

        Yes or no ?

        1. Nigel Knows
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Yes

      4. G Banger
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Last WC decision:

        A) Sterling + Greenwood
        B) Hayden + Kun

        Know I'll pick the wrong one!

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

          A log term

        2. Mr Peanutbutter
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 21 days ago

          b

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

          A

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

          Long term #

        5. tm370
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          A. I'd like Aguero more than Sterling atm but Greenwood is looking like a tasty option with Rashford presumably out.

        6. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          B

        7. G Banger
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Thanks all, far from unanimous though >_

      5. britzdubb
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Take 2
        Anything to do here?

        Adrian
        VanDijk Tomori Otamendi
        Salah(c) Eriksn KdB Tieleman Ceba
        Aguero King

        Button Greenwood Lund Smith

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

          Sorry not that keen on that team. Tomori
          Eriksen Tielsman ceballos and king are no no"s for me. And vvd should be TAA.

      6. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Have there been any player price drops < -100% on fplstatistics this week?

        Ceballos on -98% but ideally would like to wait until tomorrow.

          1. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            ah perfect, thanks for that

        1. Mr Peanutbutter
          • 1 Year
          9 months, 21 days ago

          fix has ceb on just -64

          1. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            is it reliable? I always use fplstatistics.

            1. Mr Peanutbutter
              • 1 Year
              9 months, 21 days ago

              it's often been more reliable than fpl stats from what I've compared

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

          Only rise likely tonight which is unudual looks like TAA

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

            Unusual #

      7. _figu
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Would you do Zinchenko to Otamendi (-4)?

        Have TAA Pereira Zinchenko Digne Lundstram.

        Should pay off in next 5.

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

          Otamendi is nailed more than any other city defender so long term it's a good move.

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

            Yeah and my option would be top play Digne/Lundstarm. At worst, that'd be negative points.

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

              *to play

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

        A) start 2 of Dunk, Rico, Lundstram
        B) Dunk to Ota for a hit

        1. MTPockets
          • 11 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          A but B's also a reasonable bet

        2. HMFC1874
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Dunk and Rico

          1. Bobby Digital
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            This

      9. King Henrik
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        How am I looking guys ?
        Any changed required.

        Pope
        Trent Aurier Robertson
        Salah Sterling Kdb Mount Cantwell
        Wilson Barnes

        Button Lundstram Kelly Greenwood

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

          7/10 If Barnes was Abrahams I'd give you 9/10

          1. King Henrik
            • 8 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            Cheers mate. I am exactly 1m away from that transfer. Robbo to Otamendi could find it next week.

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

          Put Greenwood before Lund..

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

        Swap dilva and sterling for son and kdb for a 4 point hit? I'm not convinced dilva will play this week

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

          definitely no imo.

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

          Please do not do that.

        3. MTPockets
          • 11 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          He was subbed early in EFL, but if you think so then maybe
          One of those where getting it wrong either way will be so annoying that needs to be your own decision

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

        right bench order ?

        cantwell lowton lundstram

        have pukki and mcginn in first 11

        thanks

      12. Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        What do you think about getting in Aubameyang from GW8?

        + OUTRAGEOUS run of fixtures
        + Great form

        - would have to lose another big hitter to get him, in my team it would almost undoubtedly mean Salah has to go, who may match him.
        - Laca is due back two games into that run, so he may get pushed out wide
        - someone else pointed out that Arsenal's fixture congestion is pretty bad over the next couple of months (especially around the plum home fixtures, so he may get rotated

        Would appreciate your thoughts, thanks.

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

          its hard to fit in. i prefer salah or aguero

        2. MTPockets
          • 11 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Thought Lacazette was back in October, so any time from gw8?

        3. Grievez
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Auba will be rotated heavily mate. Fixtures are superb but Emry is a pathetic excuse for a footballing expert

        4. Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Thanks for the replies, it seems a big no then.

          1. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 21 days ago

            Based on above replies I’m
            Now very tempted to go Aguero to Auba for gw8

          2. MTPockets
            • 11 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            Not at all. Great pick, just not sure about other Arsenal aspects

      13. FF Dirtbag
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Captain sterling or salah?

        1. Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Salah for me, probably Sterling vc.

      14. Aftermath
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 21 days ago

        Team gtg?

        Pope
        TAA otamendi Tomori
        KDB Mount Salah Sterling
        Pukki Haller Abraham (C)

        Button Cantwell Lundstram Kelly

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

          Yup, aggressive captaincy pick. Gl

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

            All or nothing

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

          I'd love that team if tomor was Aurier and haller was Wilson

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

            Only takes a Haller brace to change that opinion, no monies to get aurier. Would've loved to have him too

            1. DannyDrinkVodka
                9 months, 21 days ago

                Otamendi to Aurier, Haller to Wilson (after this GW)

        3. Zebrahimović
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Son or Salah for the armband?

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

            salah. spurs are in a mini crisis

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

          Zinchenko to play vs Everton? Wouldn't rule him out personally. Or do you guys think it'll be someone else on the left?

          Would hate to take him out this week for a hit and see him on the starting line up.

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

            The main thing is what's you're take on it? I personally think it's 50/50 he starts.

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

              No clue tbh. He wasn't on the squad against Preston. Angelino got 60, Mendy 30mins. Rested or dropped? Impossible to know imo. I might risk it. It's not like everton away is an easy clean sheet anyway, even for City.

          2. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 21 days ago

            I am convinced Zinchenko plays Saturday evening st Goodison

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

            I'd say he doesn't start, with Mendy back there's a lot of competition and Zinchenko has been the weakest link in that man city side imo. I'd look to shift

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

            12.3%

        5. Klip Klopp
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Ok after 50million drafts. This is my final wildcard:

          Pope
          TAA, Otamendi, Soyuncu
          KDB, Salah, Mount, Cantwell, Sterling
          Pukki, Abraham

          Bench: Button, Rico, Greenwood, Kelly

          Or would you swap these:
          Soyuncu, Salah, Mount —> Lundstrum, Manè, Son?

          1. Klip Klopp
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            Basically, how essential is a spurs player for these fixtures ?

            1. Bobby Digital
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 21 days ago

              Don't know.. I got in Aurier as my spurs cover. I like the next 3 GWs and will probably move to some other defender come GW10.

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

            Nice team shame soy isn't Aurier. What about salah to Mane and soy to Aurier.

            1. tm370
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              9 months, 21 days ago

              I'd prefer Salah to Mane tbh. I think Aurier is a rotation risk whereas Soy should offer good long term value.
              I am bias though as this wildcard is basically my team.

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

            I'd improve bench a bit. Might go Auba/Mane/Son over Salah for example.

          4. Mr Peanutbutter
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 21 days ago

            I like the move proposed at the bottom

        6. King Henrik
          • 8 Years
          9 months, 21 days ago

          Salah captain for me although I hate early kick offs. Not always a goalfest.

          1. Collie01
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            I never understand this hatred against the early fixture?

          2. One Wheels Enough
              9 months, 21 days ago

              Didn't Liv beat Bou away 4-0 or summat on the early kick off last year - I had 60+ points from Salah (C) mane and robbo by 2 o'clock!

          3. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            Is it worth a punt playing my triple Brighton defence against Chelsk away?
            No haters please, tx.

            1. Nigel Knows
              • 1 Year
              9 months, 21 days ago

              Dare you

              1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
                • 2 Years
                9 months, 21 days ago

                Done. I blame Masuaku for this nonsense, Jeeps!

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

              You're probably get 3 pts

              1. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
                • 2 Years
                9 months, 21 days ago

                No haters please. tx

          4. Pep Roulette
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            Cap

            A. Kun
            B. Mo

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

              I’ve gone Kun

          5. Mr Peanutbutter
            • 1 Year
            9 months, 21 days ago

            I'm interested in why you have triple Brighton at all

            1. Mr Peanutbutter
              • 1 Year
              9 months, 21 days ago

              oof fail

            2. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 21 days ago

              They are tall.
              And they stand tall.

              We all need to stand tall, even if we feel like a gnome.

          6. Tombory
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 21 days ago

            So I have mane and no salah or sterling... What to do this week

            A) keep mane
            B) mane + digne >> sterling + matip/5.5mil
            C) mane + digne >> salah + pieters/soyuncu
            D) mane + digne >> pepe + TAA + 1.1m itb

            1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 21 days ago

              Mané has 2 goals and an assist and Salah has just 2 assists away from home this season, keep Mané

            2. MTPockets
              • 11 Years
              9 months, 21 days ago

              Mane training today so would wait for Klopp's press conference
              https://www.liverpoolfc.com/news/first-team/366132-liverpool-training-photos-melwood-gallery