Scout Notes

Kane outscores Son again as Spurs get back to winning ways

Tottenham Hotspur 2 Southampton 1

Goals: Tanguy Ndombele (£6.0m) Harry Kane (£11.0m)| Danny Ings (£5.9m)

Assists: Son Heung-min (£9.7m) Christian Eriksen (£8.8m)

Bonus Points: Ings x3, Kane x2, Eriksen x1

Ten-man Tottenham ended a bad week in a good place with a hard-fought win over Southampton.

An understandable defeat at Leicester had been followed by an unthinkable one at Colchester as earlyseason issues continued to grip Mauricio Pochettino’s troubled squad.

Forty minutes into Saturday’s match and things were threatening to unravel even more.

Having taken the lead when the impressive Tanguy Ndombele (£6.0m) fired home from Son Heung-min‘s (£9.7m) assist, moments of madness from Serge Aurier (£5.0m) and Hugo Lloris (£5.5m) emphatically changed the game’s dynamic.

Aurier’s sending off was disastrous for those who had signed him ahead of Gameweek 7

The right-back, at £5.0m, had been seen as a well-priced way into Spurs’ defence by Fantasy managers, with a 14-point haul in Gameweek 5 prompting strong investment and an ownership rise to 3.2%.

Two yellow cards later and Tottenham were bracing themselves to play for nearly an hour with a man down as Aurier treated his owners to a -2-point haul. He will also miss Gameweek 8’s trip to Brighton through suspension.

Lloris then indulged his own urge to self-destruct by attempting a Cruyff turn on his goal-line. Never the best keeper with the ball at his feet, all he did was allow Danny Ings (£5.9m) to dispossess him and poke the ball home for the equaliser.

In the context of Spurs’ season to date, a full-blown capitulation looked highly likely thereafter.

Hugo Lloris dropped another clanger in Spurs’ win over Southampton

Time, then, for their big guns to step up, and they duly did just before half-time.

A swift break involving Son, Christian Eriksen (£8.8m) and Harry Kane (£11.0m) ended with the England captain sweeping in his Danish team-mate’s pass to restore the home side’s lead.

That they held onto that lead after the break was down, in part, to some redemptive brilliance from Lloris, who produced excellent saves to deny a Maya Yoshida (£4.4m) header and a James Ward-Prowse (£5.8m) free-kick.

But from a Fantasy perspective, it was all about Tottenham’s power trio of Kane, Eriksen and Son.

Son managed to get attacking returns for the third match in a row

Only the latter had not suffered a dip in his ownership levels over the last couple of weeks, and he delivered yet again for his 9.9% fan base.

His assist was a fourth straight attacking return of a season that only started in Gameweek 3 and his 6.6 points per match (PPM) average is a club-leading figure. Indeed, across all the players in Fantasy Premier League (FPL), only eight can better that total.

Kane, meanwhile, is not so far behind him on 6.3 PPM, with his winner against the Saints his fifth return in seven starts.

The much-maligned Eriksen’s return to form was another major takeaway from the win.

After a mixed start to the season, Eriksen had a good game against Southampton

The midfielder had turned in some deeply underwhelming performances amid consistent reports of a desire to move on to pastures new before his contract expires at the end of this season.

But he was back closer to his best on Saturday.

He created three chances, a match-high figure shared with Son and Southampton’s Ryan Bertrand (£4.9m), and he was the only player to produce a big chance, which he managed twice.

It seems inevitable that Eriksen will not be a Spurs player next season – and possibly by the end of January – but there were finally some signs that he will at least depart with a few Fantasy points to his name.

Ndombele opened the scoring for Spurs, his second league goal of the season

Elsewhere in Tottenham’s midfield, Ndombele continued to bring joy to his 3.9% ownership, with two goals and an assist from just four starts.

But the 5.3% who had been banking on Erik Lamela (£6.1m) to deliver once more were treated to a one-point cameo from the bench.

Ndombele’s £6.0 price tag and eye for goal might tempt those on a budget, but it is Son who remains the stand-out asset in midfield.

He led the way with 11 penalty area touches against the Saints – Kane managed six – and was a big threat both before and after Aurier’s indiscretion.

A solid schedule through to December, albeit including back-to-back matches on Merseyside, further enhances the appeal of the South Korean.

Not that Fantasy managers seem overly tempted. Son is currently the most purchased Spurs player for Gameweek 8, but none of Pochettino’s men make it into the top ten for transfers-in.

That could change if Spurs can find some level of consistency, as the coach was keen to point out post-match.

“How we fought in the second half against a very good team like Southampton, to keep the clean sheet in forty-five minutes I think showed that we have an amazing spirit, we are all together. That is the point to start to work and keep going and be consistent in the future.” Mauricio Pochettino

Redmond was Southampton’s chief outlet on Saturday afternoon

As for Southampton, they will have left London wondering how they didn’t secure at least a point from the match.

They out-shot their hosts 14 to nine, with six attempts on target to Tottenham’s four, and were competitive either side of Aurier’s dismissal.

Coach Ralph Hasenhuttl’s plans for the encounter were severely compromised by an injury to Cédric Soares (£4.9m) in the warm-up.

“It wasn’t the perfect start to the game. You prepare for the game and then half an hour before he (Cedric) says he can’t train. I don’t know what happened. It wasn’t the best preparation for the game. I haven’t spoken to him now, but I will.” Ralph Hasenhuttl

That prompted a switch to a three at the back, with Jannik Vestergaard (£5.2m) brought in and Ward-Prowse switched to right wing-back.

The midfielder returned to his more natural position at half-time as the Saints went for a four-man defence involving Jan Bednarek (£4.5m) moving to right-back, only for Ward-Prowse to then fill in for the Pole when Vestergaard was replaced by Stuart Armstrong (£5.3m) as the visitors chased an equaliser late on.

Hasenhüttl had to change his formation before kick-off at Spurs

Nathan Redmond (£6.3m) was the pick of Southampton’s attackers, firing in a match-high four attempts, while Ings scored his second goal of the season.

But despite enjoying close to 60% possession, a combination of Lloris’ heroics and their own lack of ruthlessness meant the Saints’ run of four consecutive away wins in all competitions ended at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

“It’s an opportunity missed – a big chance. We came back into the game but didn’t do enough to make Tottenham struggle.” Ralph Hasenhuttl

Their fixtures, in the short term at least, don’t suggest Southampton will be making other sides struggle either.

They’ll face Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal before the end of November, and although the five-match run that follows looks promising, their all-round averageness – just the seven goals scored and two clean sheets kept – won’t encourage many to hover over the transfer button when checking on their assets.

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-3-1-2): Lloris; Rose, Vertonghen, Alderweireld, Aurier; Ndombele (Dier 78′), Winks (Wanyama 90+3′), Sissoko; Eriksen; Son (Lamela 64′), Kane.

Southampton XI (3-4-1-2): Gunn; Vestergaard (Armstrong 79′), Yoshida, Bednarek; Bertrand, Højbjerg, Romeu, Ward-Prowse; Boufal (S Long 88′); Ings (Obafemi 83′), Redmond.

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Lessons Learned from Gameweek 7

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  1. CHRISFF
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Pope stecklenburg

    Lundstrom digne vvd otamendi 4.0
    Mount mcginn sterling kdb salah
    Pukki abraham greenwood

    1 free transfer prob gonna save any suggestions?

    1. KDB4PREZ
        1 month, 15 days ago

        If keeping salah thru his fixtures save. If not maybe go to son(C)? And use funds to get Vardy next week

    2. Rinseboy
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Thoughts on Salah and Barnes to Yarmolenko and Auba for free?
      Leaves 3.1 ITB next week for Pukki to Vardy or Cantwell to Maddison.

      Pope
      TAA Otta Soyuncu Rico Lunds
      Salah Sterling KDB Mount Cantwell
      Barnes Pukki Tammy

      1. KDB4PREZ
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I like them moves was thinking something similar until that week wrecked me lol

        • Ruud000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Benching headache if you did both those moves. Front 8 would be playable every week.

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            which is good if someone gets benched.

        • Devo-McDuff
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 15 days ago

          For shizzle

      2. KDB4PREZ
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Some advice/help is welcome plz and thank you kind people 🙂
          Went from 120k to 650k after a 37 point week!
          Pope/McGovern
          TAA/Awb /Lundy/Rico/AURIER!!!!
          Salah/KDB/Mount/Maddison/Hayden
          Pukki/Kun(C)/Tammy

          1FT .03 ITB

          So took a -4 for Aurier and Tammy and came last in ML for the week.
          With injuries/Red cards I have is there any point even trying to keep this team going until GW13 to WC like I planned as the team was looking good I thought anyway lol? Thanks for reading and any help.

          1. Pukki Party
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            I'd get a Aurier replacement anyway, play the replacement if Maddison out for not too long.

            1. KDB4PREZ
                1 month, 15 days ago

                Save my WC? Would love to as team has good fixtures coming up just next week could be detrimental looking at this squad lol

                1. Pukki Party
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 15 days ago

                  Save wc yeah

            2. FOO FIGHTER
                1 month, 15 days ago

                Keep Aurier. Only two games out. I would rather get rid of AWB.

                1. KDB4PREZ
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    But got 2 red flags and 2 yellow, concerns me greatly haha would you save WC buddy? Team has been build round these fixtures tbh was gona transfer salah for son and pukki for Vardy next week lol
                    Screw you FPL 🙂

                  • Murder On Zidanesfloor
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Just one game out

                  • Soto Ayam
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      I think aurier may have screwed his opportunity up. He's had discipline issues before, and doesn't seem to have learnt his lesson. He was inconsistent, and now he still seems to be. it's just my opinion, but I'd reckon poch will lose even more patience with him after his latest sending off

                      1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 15 days ago

                        Poch did say he thought both the YC's were unfair, FWIW

                        1. Soto Ayam
                            1 month, 15 days ago

                            He may well have meant it, but managers rarely lambast their publicly. Luckily for aurier he doesn't have as much competition as before which may be his saving grace. So only time will tell I guess.

                    • Murder On Zidanesfloor
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      I would save the WC and Roll the FT. You will have a good week next week, and then can rethink with 2FTS

                      1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 15 days ago

                        GW9 is excellent for a Mini WC with 3 transfers for a (-4). You can get Ricardo, Vardy, Auba...anyone else

                      2. KDB4PREZ
                          1 month, 15 days ago

                          Thanks man, was thinking that also so I’ll prob do that tbh.
                          I’m pretty sure Maddison and AWB will play so Lundy can cover Aurier np. Cheers buddy

                          1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 15 days ago

                            This is my plan as well. Keeping aurier on the bench and mini WC with 2fts, 3 transfers (-4) next week

                            1. KDB4PREZ
                                1 month, 15 days ago

                                Thanks for all the advice guys my mind is at ease haha this bloody game

                                1. KDB4PREZ
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    🙂

                        • FOO FIGHTER
                            1 month, 15 days ago

                            Who has Robbo and TAA?

                            I have TAA and now time to add Robbo.

                            1. Christina.
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 15 days ago

                              Why would you want to do that?

                            2. Flaming Flamingo
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 15 days ago

                              \o

                            3. andres
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 8 Years
                              1 month, 15 days ago

                              Why now?

                            4. Pukki Party
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 15 days ago

                              Both since start, not sure now is the time.

                            5. Pap Le Cissier
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 15 days ago

                              Ahead of those fixtures?

                            6. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 15 days ago

                              Makes no sense before GW13

                            7. lilmessipran
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 15 days ago

                              I have Taa and will probably get rid on my WC next gw and get him back after the city game

                              1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 15 days ago

                                Would hold off on this move.

                            8. Whats the Huth
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 15 days ago

                              Go on then.

                          • PocketZola
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 15 days ago

                            gw rank of 5 million, rage wc incoming. Whats the best wc at the moment?

                            1. Pap Le Cissier
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 15 days ago

                              My one at work, always clean, good ventilation, the smell of peoples guts doesn’t hang around

                            2. KDB4PREZ
                                1 month, 15 days ago

                                Haha 37 point week here man and got a WC burning a home in me pocket

                                1. KDB4PREZ
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    Hole”

                                2. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 15 days ago

                                  ...probably your current team with a max hit of -8

                                3. theguy69
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    Get mahrez haha

                                4. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 15 days ago

                                  DZ Repost:

                                  This was a good week for ghost teams, and bad week for active teams, with no player previously in good form breaking the 10-point barrier

                                  It's a bad week to make conclusions or rip your team apart based on. The variance was insane

                                  1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    And the funniest part is that ripping your team apart in response to this GW is the exact opposite of what a ghost team would do

                                    ...keeping them above you 😀

                                  2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
                                    • 6 Years
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    So my team is a ghost team 😮

                                    1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      Lmao

                                      Ghosts don't play wildcards :p

                                      Lots of balls in your team though, including benching Dilva. What's the plan for Fab and Diop?

                                      1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
                                        • 6 Years
                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                        Depends on Fabianski's fitness, if he is back after IB, then all good. Otherwise going to change Fabianski and play Diop occasionally.

                                        Silva to some cheapie and Diop to Liverpool defender after Alisson returns is also an option

                                        1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 1 Year
                                          1 month, 15 days ago

                                          Fab's out for two to three months... Hip injury

                                          Re: Alisson, but a different muscle that's also involved in jumping and kicking. For a GK, that's as bad as a hand injury, if not worse

                                        2. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 1 Year
                                          1 month, 15 days ago

                                          The Liverpool double-up looks nice from GW13. I'm considering it myself

                                          Before then... You have lots of options 🙂

                                  3. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    I am one of these ghost teams. Have been reluctant to make changes hahah. Planning a major shake up before GW9

                                    1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      Have had Sterling c every week since GW3 as well

                                    2. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      Interesting. Would be crazy if the "second IB wildcard" school of thought ends up winning out...

                                5. andres
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 8 Years
                                  1 month, 15 days ago

                                  A wilson maddison
                                  B vardy yarmolenko

                                  1. Rinseboy
                                    • 7 Years
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    b

                                  2. Pukki Party
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    A

                                  3. KDB4PREZ
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      A

                                    • lilmessipran
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 7 Years
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      I quite like B actually

                                    • Boberella
                                      • 2 Years
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      B all day for me.
                                      I have Vardy already but trying to find a way to get Yarmolenko.

                                  4. BIELSA
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    Pope
                                    Vvd - Taa - Otamendi - Kelly - Lundstram
                                    Sterling - Kdb - Mane - Mount - McGinn
                                    Pukki - Tammy - 4.5

                                    1.2m itb 1 FT

                                    Was thinking of downgrading vvd to soyunca (bench him vs liv) to raise funds for either vardy or auba in a couple of weeks. Thought on this?

                                    1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      Just save the FT. No point getting a player in and benching him, do it with 2FTs next week

                                      1. BIELSA
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                        Wanted to catch the price rise, it matters as i would be priced out

                                        1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                          • 1 Year
                                          1 month, 15 days ago

                                          Maybe get tomori instead. Pretty similar assets

                                          But I would do both moves next week with more information

                                  5. Offs!de
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 7 Years
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    Have 2 FT. Assuming everybody is ok after CL/EL matches.
                                    a) This GW: Agu to Auba
                                    b) Next GW: Pukki to Vardy
                                    .
                                    right call? Too risky to ditch Agu? Team in full
                                    .
                                    Pope | Butt
                                    TAA | Cahill | Lunda
                                    Salah | KDB | Son | Cantwell
                                    Tammy | Aguero | Pukki

                                    1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      No reason to get rid before that fixture.

                                      1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                        • 1 Year
                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                        Also Auba is Arsenals only striker and has been playing all PL and EL games. He is at risk of burning out

                                        1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                          • 1 Year
                                          1 month, 15 days ago

                                          I seriously hope Martinelli starts the EL game

                                          1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 15 days ago

                                            Knowing Unai... I'm sorry. Auba starts. He had his rest against Nottingham 😛

                                            Side note: I think Auba is like pre-injury Kane. Not sure I've ever seen Auba look fatigued in a game. And he's a poacher when playing as CF so can jog around the pitch maintaining fitness for most of the match, then pop up to tap-in or make well-timed runs now and then

                                            1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                              • 1 Year
                                              1 month, 15 days ago

                                              Hahah yeah though sometimes its not a physical burn out but a mental one. He can't possibly keep starting every PL and EL game, and barely ever gets subbed off

                                              1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                                • 1 Year
                                                1 month, 15 days ago

                                                Have had Sterling c every week since GW 3 as well

                                                1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  1 month, 15 days ago

                                                  Reply fail to your post above*

                                                2. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  1 month, 15 days ago

                                                  Maybe you'll join me on the plan. This is what I'm doing regardless of form:

                                                  GWs 7 to 11: Sterling
                                                  GW12: Pukki/Tammy/Anybody
                                                  GWs 13 to 18: Salah
                                                  GWs 19 to 24: Sterling
                                                  GWs 25 to 31: Salah

                                                  KDB VC except if there are fitness doubts (like GW8). Susceptible to changes with stuff like injuries or unusual rotation risk (e.g. Sterling having Mahrez's kind of minutes)

                                                  I've almost stopped watching captaincy videos and checking polls. The frustration of toiling for hours only to have luck screw with me is what I'm trying to avoid with this 🙂

                                                  1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                                    The problem is that I don't have Salah. But I will look to bring him in Gw13 onwards, so might actually join you in this plan

                                                    1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 1 Year
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      I guess my plan in itself dictates that I don't need Salah until GW13 either 😀

                                                      My aim is to get the points that both these juggernauts earn over the course of the whole season, as that's what makes their prices worth it. I'll only attempt to catch the variance of their hauls by capping for easy stretches of fixtures rather than capping on each GW's basis or just permacapping

                                                      So many cheap options in all FPL positions, so we can get away with the 12.5 non-captain for weeks in a row and be content with the goals, assists and clean sheets (which actually contribute a lot to total points at the end of the season) 🙂

                                    2. Whats the Huth
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      I’d consider getting Sterling in

                                    3. pingissimus
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      Better move is Vardy and Sterling for Kun and Son from Kun. Son fixtures are middling only and 3 of 4 away

                                  6. wernerhedgehog
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    Think I should swap Zinchenko + Greenwood --> Abraham + Soyuncu -4 this week or next week for free?

                                    Have 2FTs, 1st transfer should be Salah > Son for cash.

                                    1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      Maybe just Zinch to Ota rather than any of those? Especially if Greenwood isn't a starter in your squad. He's a reliable 1-pointer on the bench for 4.4m. You can use him to, for instance, block a negative defender's score from coming in when they face big 6

                                      1. wernerhedgehog
                                        • 1 Year
                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                        Don't have any Chelsea, so its either Tammy options above or mount for free right now. Can't decide

                                        Greenwood is starting GW8 atm gosh.

                                        1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 1 Year
                                          1 month, 15 days ago

                                          Greenwood's STARTING?

                                          Yup. Sell someone for the funds. Salah's the cash cow here, I agree. Just keep in mind that if he scores a hat trick against Leicester, don't blame yourself as you need that 11th man badly

                                          1. wernerhedgehog
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 15 days ago

                                            Looked decent enough a week ago since Rashford was presumably injured. But yeah i'll take heed of your exigency.

                                      2. wernerhedgehog
                                        • 1 Year
                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                        Otamendi is on my mind indeed. Its just greenwood-as-starter looks more urgent.

                                  7. camarozz
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 5 Years
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    Over the IB is

                                    Mane➡️Sterling a good move (have Kdb)

                                    Or downgrade and get Auba for one of Pukki/Wilson/Tammy??

                                    1. Aftermath
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      Try getting Auba, have a feeling he's gonna explode

                                  8. andres
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 8 Years
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    Pope
                                    TAA Pieters Lund
                                    KDB Sterling Mount Cantwell
                                    Kun Tammy Pukki

                                    Ceballos, Kelly, Soy 1FT, 2.9M

                                    A Ceballos => Yarmolenko and play ahead of Cantwell
                                    B Pieters => Cresswell (have Pope)
                                    C Aguero / Pieters => Auba / OTA (-4)

                                    1. Aftermath
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      A sounds good

                                    2. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      C is tempting but I would hold off. Kun won't be benched twice in a row in the PL, and is a fantastic (c) option

                                      1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                        • 1 Year
                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                        I would do A if you must make a transfer, otherwise the starting 11 looks great and OK to roll the FT

                                      2. andres
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 8 Years
                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                        True but auba also is. He is as nailed as they get and I am startiing to be tired if the pep roulette..

                                        1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 1 Year
                                          1 month, 15 days ago

                                          Auba's nailed and has returned in every game, yet Kun is above him and has had his rest

                                          Wolves on paper wouldn't make life easy for him. But Wolves in reality would be returning from a round-the-continent-in-few-days trip 🙂

                                          If you didn't have Auba, then yeah he'd have been a nice asset for GW8 only (then Laca returns on or before GW10). You have Kun so this shouldn't even be a thought process... You're most likely reacting to his being benched, even though he still got an assist

                                          1. andres
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 8 Years
                                            1 month, 15 days ago

                                            True.. the thing is i also have sterling and kdb.. i am taking a benching every week... this makes captain choice difficult and inevitebly doesnt maximize points... thought true that these players will be top scorers at the end of the season but still an issue

                                            Will most likely keep for the fixtures but seeing auba deliver every week with explosive potential hurts

                                            1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 1 Year
                                              1 month, 15 days ago

                                              ...but you aren't thinking of Wilson, who actually has creativity behind him and is creative as well with good fixtures

                                              Sounds like price bias 😀

                                    3. Pukki Party
                                      • 2 Years
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      A

                                    4. Jam0sh
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 7 Years
                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                      I'd probably save

                                  9. Pukki Party
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                    What to do with this team? Have 2ft but i like my starting 11. Jota still needs to go i think. 0 itb

                                    Pope
                                    TAA Robertson Digne Lundstram
                                    Salah Sterling KDB Mount Cantwell
                                    Haller

                                    Button Jota Rico Greenwood

                                    A) Jota to Wood
                                    B) Jota, Digne to Pukki, Soyuncu

                                    1. FOO FIGHTER
                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                        Far too light up top.

                                        1. Pukki Party
                                          • 2 Years
                                          1 month, 15 days ago

                                          Who would you downgrade to afford an upgrade to Jota?

                                          1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 15 days ago

                                            Robbo or Digne. Could get you Tammy

                                          2. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 15 days ago

                                            B Should reward you this week. Greenwood first sub, Soy second, Rico third

                                            1. Pukki Party
                                              • 2 Years
                                              1 month, 15 days ago

                                              Cheers good shout, we all know what happens when you sell Digne though.

                                              1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 1 Year
                                                1 month, 15 days ago

                                                I sold him for Soy for a hit

                                                Raised funds to go Haller to Wilson and Barnes to Tammy

                                                Let go of the fear. Everton's defence is now confirmed to be crap since Gbamin's injury

                                                1. Pukki Party
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  1 month, 15 days ago

                                                  You're right, shouldn't play with fear. Have a soft spot for Digne after last season.

                                          3. FOO FIGHTER
                                              1 month, 15 days ago

                                              You may not like it but I would do Sterling to Kun and Haller to Pukki then Jota to King.

                                              That already has leaves you with a hat full of more points going forward. Who you get in for Sterling is up to you but there are option who provide points.

                                      • FOO FIGHTER
                                          1 month, 15 days ago

                                          Trent so far: 5, 1, 5, 11, 2, 7, 6

                                          Robbo: 2, 2, 2, 6, 5, 8, 6

                                          Robbo did not get of to a good start but like TAA he is starting to rack up the points.

                                          Why are fixtures such an issue when looking at where both these players ended up points wise last season?

                                          TAA better than any budget forward bar Pukki and Abraham. Both TAA and Robbo = points, plenty of them 🙂

                                          1. Christina.
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 9 Years
                                            1 month, 15 days ago

                                            Players like Yarmo and Mcginn are more fun to own, have scored more and cost 1m less.

                                            1. FOO FIGHTER
                                                1 month, 15 days ago

                                                I own McGinn. Had him from the start.

                                                1. Christina.
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 9 Years
                                                  1 month, 15 days ago

                                                  good for you. Good luck with the double up.

                                              • Pompel
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 5 Years
                                                1 month, 15 days ago

                                                But they are midfielders, not taking any defence spots - there is room for all four within budget if one wants to

                                                1. Christina.
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 9 Years
                                                  1 month, 15 days ago

                                                  My def is full house

                                                  TAA Soy Lundy Lowton Kelly

                                                  I dont see the value of a Robbo+TAA double up with the value the cheapies are offering.

                                                  1. FOO FIGHTER
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      Are you doing 5 at the back?

                                                      1. Christina.
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 9 Years
                                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                                        No 3 each week.

                                                        TAA + 2 cheapies.

                                              • mookie
                                                • 6 Years
                                                1 month, 15 days ago

                                                I plan to have them both after they play City.

                                                1. FOO FIGHTER
                                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                                    I have TAA already. This cheap defence with only TAA not working for me. I also had Pereira GW1 and 2. Attacking fullbacks the way to go.

                                                    1. Christina.
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 9 Years
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      Then you have the wrong cheapies.

                                                      Pieters? Soy? Lundy? Kelly?

                                                      1. Christina.
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 9 Years
                                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                                        Tomori?

                                                2. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  1 month, 15 days ago

                                                  Think you heard everyone's views when you posted this above. No point posting the same thing twice to make your point, Robbo is great, most think not before GW 13. If you think he's great to get before that, do it.

                                                  1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                                    You got 22 answers including comments and upvotes

                                                    1. FOO FIGHTER
                                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                                        And there are how many people play FPL?

                                                        I am still pretty new here. I like to think out of the box.

                                                        There are some on here complaining about a 2 or 3 million OR and have Sterling holding them back 😉

                                                        1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                                          • 1 Year
                                                          1 month, 15 days ago

                                                          Thats besides the point.

                                                          And if you think Sterling is the reason people are struggling with ranks, why don't you check OR 3 and OR 4's teams. OR 3 even captained him.

                                                          You're comments and posts are getting worse everyday mate. Get a grip

                                                          1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                                            • 1 Year
                                                            1 month, 15 days ago

                                                            Your*

                                                          2. FOO FIGHTER
                                                              1 month, 15 days ago

                                                              If you think my comments are getting worse by the day then why take the time to reply to them?

                                                              How long have you been on this site? Sterling has proven to be a very bad captain choice so far.

                                                  2. EL TANO
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 10 Years
                                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                                    0.0 in the bank
                                                    Final pieces of the puzzle were Kelly to Tomori and Heaton to McGovern this week for free.

                                                    Pope
                                                    TAA Tomori Lund
                                                    KDB Sterling Son McGinn
                                                    Kun Pukki Abraham

                                                    (McGovern Cantwell RICO Sonchyu)

                                                  3. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 3 Years
                                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                                    Got 2 free transfers, feel like I'm missing out on Aubameyang and worried about Peps quotes about rotaion.

                                                    How about Kun/ Mings to Auba (c)/ Otamendi for free?

                                                    Could sell Salah for Sterling the week after If I want another City player back in

                                                    1. Murder On Zidanesfloor
                                                      • 1 Year
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      I would make those moves for free

                                                  4. fish&chips
                                                    • 9 Years
                                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                                    Is Alonso expected to keep his place and if so is he worth a punt for the good fixtures ahead?

                                                    I'm thinking to downgrade Robbo this week using my FT (have TAA) and then make a move for Vardy the following week by upgrading Wilson.

                                                    Alternatively I could go for a 5.2m defender and upgrade Pukki instead or a 5.8 defender and upgrade Abraham.

                                                    Ideally I'd probably ship Pukki out but with Mings, Montoya & Lowton already in defence I'm a bit reluctant to stick another 5.2m defender in there.

                                                    Any thoughts?

                                                    1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 1 Year
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      First line:

                                                      It is NOT Alonso's place. Emerson's ahead of him by far. Heck, if Reece James starts regularly, Azpi could be ahead of Alonso at LB. If you want Alonso while Emerson's injured, then yeah it's a good temporary punt. I'd advise any other move than that though

                                                      1. fish&chips
                                                        • 9 Years
                                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                                        Awesome thanks, totally missed Emerson's injury somehow. Don't think it's worth it then since it seems he's only out for a few weeks anyway. Might just stick with Robbo for now.

                                                  5. Rinseboy
                                                    • 7 Years
                                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                                    who scores more next 5-6 Salah or Auba?

                                                    1. mookie
                                                      • 6 Years
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      Auba gives you a captaincy option. I doubt many will captain Salah more than once. There's also the money difference.

                                                    2. Jam0sh
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 7 Years
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      😀

                                                    3. Pukki Party
                                                      • 2 Years
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      Question of the week isn't it. It's also a question of captaincy as i'd probably captain Auba against Blouth but a ManCity player gameweeks 10 and 11.

                                                    4. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 1 Year
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      Goals? Auba

                                                      Points? Most likely Salah by a small margin

                                                  6. Lets all klopp together
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                                    I know its early days but with 1 free transfer, what would you do with it?

                                                    Pope
                                                    Taa, lundstram, pieters
                                                    Salah, sterling, kdb, cantwell
                                                    Abraham, pukki, haller

                                                    Bench, mcgovern, Pereira, simpson, hayden

                                                    1. Jam0sh
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 7 Years
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      I'd probably save

                                                    2. mookie
                                                      • 6 Years
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      Save it.

                                                  7. Sturridge Wars
                                                    • 4 Years
                                                    1 month, 15 days ago

                                                    Aguero or Aubameyang?

                                                    1. FOO FIGHTER
                                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                                        I was going to do Kun to Auba but decided against it.

                                                        Keeping Kun now.

                                                      • Devo-McDuff
                                                        • 1 Year
                                                        1 month, 15 days ago

                                                        I have Auba already and considering doing Mane and Pukki to Yarm and Kun this week for free. I wouldn’t swap either with fixtures and form at the moment, if can only afford one use transfer elsewhere or roll.

                                                        What do ya reckon to my possible moves?

                                                    2. barracuda
                                                      • 2 Years
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      Is it true that Son won't feature in the game v North Korea, therefore will play just in the first international game?

                                                    3. New Article
                                                    4. MoManeTaa
                                                      • 2 Years
                                                      1 month, 15 days ago

                                                      I currently own auba and planning to transfer to Kane just for the Watford home game to give him the armband - will transfer back to Auba in the following week

                                                      Both city and arsenal got away fixtures against decent defensive sides in palace and Sheffield united. I feel Kane's captaincy will be huge differential for this GW

                                                      Do u think it's worth it ? (I also don't see any other necessary transfers in my team for these two game weeks)