Scout Notes

Aubameyang rested as Man United struggle for goals in Europe

Fantasy Premier League managers were handed some promising news by Thursday night’s Europa League action.

There were some key assets rested by their clubs, while a hard-fought win in Turkey for Wolves was probably less than ideal preparation for this weekend’s trip to Manchester City.

We’ve got all the latest talking points from Arsenal, Manchester United and Wolves’ matches in this Scout Notes article…

Arsenal 4-0 Standard Liège

Goals: Gabriel Martinelli x2 (£4.5m), Joe Willock (£5.0m), Dani Ceballos (£5.6m)

Assists: Kieran Tierney (£5.4m), Reiss Nelson (£5.3m), Martinelli

Owners of Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m) were delighted to see him named on the substitute’s bench for the win over Standard Liège on Thursday night.

With an injury to Alexandre Lacazette (£9.3m) still ongoing, it had been thought that the former Borussia Dortmund man would have to start matches in all competitions, especially as he featured from the beginning in this season’s first Europa League encounter at Eintracht Frankfurt.

However, Unai Emery went with a youthful side to face Standard Liège, not using Aubameyang until the 79th minute and, it would seem he emerged from the game fresh and ready for heavy captaincy support against Bournemouth on Sunday.

Starting in his place was bright new prospect Gabriel Martinelli (£4.5m) whose performance was good news for Aubameyang while Lacazette is out.

Martinelli has impressed in his last two starts for Arsenal

The youngster scored twice, assisted another goal and arguably could have bagged himself a hat-trick with his persistent and relentless

This was Martinelli’s second start of the season, the first coming against Nottingham Forest in the EFL Cup and he now has four goals across those two matches.

Obviously, the quality of opponents he has scored against are not of the highest level but his form should still inspire plenty of trust from Emery to use him in matches outside the Premier League. That should also keep Aubameyang fresher for the top-flight encounters – excellent news for his Fantasy owners.

However, we should not get too excited about Martinelli emerging as a viable budget option just yet as he is yet to start a Premier League match and, with Emery favouring a lone striker, Aubameyang will likely block his route into the first team.

That said, Martinelli does possess the ability to play anywhere along the front-line, including wide areas so maybe his chance could eventually come that way.

“He played in the pre-season with us and every training he showed us he’s hungry to be with us and to have the opportunity to show his capacity. His patience is amazing. In pre-season he played in many positions, above all he prefers to play left-winger, he also played as a right-winger. I am using him as a striker because he played in that position in Brazil. [Centre-forward] is not the best position for him but the first thing in his mind is to help us and to achieve, with that opportunity, some minutes with us. Really, for example, I think his performance and aptitude were amazing tonight.” – Unai Emery

The return of Tierney and Bellerín from injury could have a big impact on Arsenal this season

Also of interest to Fantasy managers were encouraging developments in the Arsenal full-back areas. After recent injuries for both, Kieran Tierney (£5.4m) and Hector Bellerín (£5.4m) started on the left and right flanks of defence.

Their contribution to the win was positive, with Tierney’s delivery especially looking excellent. He provided the assist for Martinelli’s first goal and looks ready to do damage in FPL. The local press are already heaping praise on him and expecting him to make his first Premier League start soon.

“Kieran after his injury is coming back with a good attitude. He played 80 minutes last week against Nottingham Forest with a good performance, tonight also I think we are a better competitive team with him and Sead Kolasinac in that left-back [position]. Really we are happy with him.” – Unai Emery

The return of Bellerín is also of note but not necessarily for what he can offer himself. After nine months out with a serious injury, he was still a little rusty going forward but still had plenty of pace about himself to charge down Standard Liège’s attackers.

Maitland-Niles played in attacking midfield but did not offer much on Thursday night

Crucially, Bellerín starting at right-back meant that Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£5.1m) was deployed further forward on the right flank of attacking midfield.

That could be of interest if it were to happen on a regular basis in the Premier League as Maitland-Niles is classified as a defender this season.

However, he did not have the best of games against relatively poor opposition, although it has been a long time since he has played in an attacking role. Either way, we might get more of a look at him in this position if Bellerín is going to get more minutes again.

Another potential knock-on effect of the two full-backs returning could be an increase in clean sheet potential. Tierney and Bellerín each provided a steadying presence at the back against Standard Liège which could bode well going forward, although we have to remember the quality of opposition for this one.

Ceballos remains a player with uncertainty surrounding his role in the Arsenal setup

Given that a number of youngsters and players returning from injury were used in this match, owners of Dani Ceballos (£5.6m) may be further concerned about his role in the first team.

He has started just two of the last four Premier League matches and, even though he scored on Thursday night, it is hard to say he is guaranteed a place in the first team on Sunday afternoon.

It is possible that Mesut Özil (£7.3m) could play some part although he seems very out in the cold at Arsenal right now.

Emery said after the match that those who played against Standard Liège deserved it more than the German…

“I am thinking every time the best players for the match, the best players in the squad to play and help us. When I decided he isn’t in the squad it’s because I think other players deserve it more. What does he have to do (to start)? Continue working. Tomorrow we have training, we will train with the players who didn’t play tonight. Sunday we have another match. We are going to decide the same, the best first XI possible to achieve our targets to win on Sunday and adapting to that difficulty against Bournemouth and carry on with our way.” – Unai Emery

Arsenal XI (4-2-3-1): Martínez; Tierney, Holding, Mustafi, Bellerín; Ceballos, Torreira; Nelson (Aubameyang 79′), Willock (Guendouzi 74′), Maitland-Niles (Pépé 66′); Martinelli.

AZ Alkmaar 0-0 Manchester United

Goals: None

Assists: None

David de Gea (£5.6m) was the best player as Manchester United laboured to a point against AZ Alkmaar on Thursday night.

The Eredivisie outfit were arguably the better side, creating considerably more chances and, were it not for the efforts of their goalkeeper, the Red Devils may have left the Netherlands on the end of another humbling defeat.

They were forced to play on a plastic surface due to their hosts’ stadium currently suffering roofing problems.

Whether the type of pitch can be used as a legitimate excuse for a pretty abject performance is hard to assess given that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are hardly on the best run of form right now.

United had very few clear cut chances against AZ Alkmaar

“It’s a lot easier for them because they’re used to playing on these types of pitches. I think we did OK today and we defended well and we kept the clean sheet and that’s important. We trained well yesterday on this pitch. Today we tried to do our best and we did a good job and we created chances as well.” – Diogo Dalot

This draw in the Netherlands means they have not won a match in 90 minutes since beating Astana 1-0 on September 19. Since then, Manchester United have lost 2-0 at West Ham, drawn with Rochdale, Arsenal and now Alkmaar.

Truthfully, the Red Devils never looked like scoring on Thursday night as they continue to be short of options going forward. In fact, they did not register a single shot on target all evening.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer began the night by deploying Daniel James (£6.2m) as a lone centre-forward, with Mason Greenwood (£4.4m) on the right and Marcus Rashford (£8.4m) on the bench.

James (right) was isolated as a lone centre-forward

However, the former Swansea City midfielder was isolated so the manager swapped him with Greenwood.

One of Manchester United’s best chances came from James’ run down the right, squaring it to Greenwood, whose effort was blocked.

However, James generally struggled on the right, proving that he is better deployed on the left, where Angel Gomes (£4.8m) spent the evening.

“(James) stretches them. We never got to grips with the astroturf until second-half. First-half, we took some time before we got control of the ball and the game. Dan can play down the middle, he has done before, that was a tactical tweak we tried. Of course, Mason’s more natural as a centre forward so we swapped them around.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Rashford injected a bit of pace after he replaced James 63rd minute and probably should have been awarded a penalty after he was clearly fouled in the Alkmaar box.

Jesse Lingard (£6.4m) had Manchester United’s best chance after fellow substitute Scott McTominay (£5.0m) played him through.

However, the England international, omitted from Gareth Southgate’s latest selection, blasted his chance wide.

His week went from bad to worse as he was forced off with a hamstring problem after United had used all three substitutes.

“I think he felt his hamstring, I don’t think he’s too bad. Probably not Newcastle but ready for Liverpool.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

By all accounts, Matic and Fred were poor for Manchester United

The players who came in for the most criticism were central midfielders Nemanja Matić (£4.8m) and Fred (£5.3m).

Neither one offered anything in terms of defensive protection or controlling possession, which should ensure another start for McTominay in Gsmeweek 8.

He looked a lot more lively than Matić and Fred after coming on and would have got an assist had Lingard not snatched at his chance.

Who Solskjaer will pair with the Scottish international in midfield remains to be seen though, given that Paul Pogba (£8.4m) remains a doubt for Gameweek 8.

“Probably not, there’s an international break as well, it might be time for us to give him 10 or 14 days extra to be ready for Liverpool.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Brandon Williams made his full debut at left-back for Manchester United

There was a full debut for academy left-back Brandon Williams against Alkmaar, as Solskjaer continues to be short of options in defence.

Luke Shaw (£5.4m) remains a doubt while Ashley Young (£5.4m) and Axel Tuanzebe (£4.4m) deputising between them in recent matches.

That meant Williams was required to tide United over until their next Premier League match, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.5m) also absent on Thursday night.

By all accounts, the 19-year-old was solid enough. It was clear in the early stages that Alkmaar were targetting Williams’ flank but he stood up to the pressure fairly well.

In the end, the hosts opted to direct most of their attacking play on Diogo Dalot‘s (£4.9m) side of the pitch, who had a relatively poor game.

Manchester United XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Williams, Rojo, Lindelöf, Dalot; Matić, Fred; A Gomes, Mata (McTominay 83′), Greenwood (Lingard 77′); D James (Rashford 63′).

Besiktas 0-1 Wolves

Goals: Willy Bolly (£5.0m)

Assists: Rúben Neves (£5.5m)

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo made just two changes to his side for Europa League action on Thursday, naming a strong line-up to face Besiktas.

Leander Dendoncker (£4.4m) and Adama Traoré (£5.0m) were the only players who started against Watford to get a rest from midweek action, although both featured in the second half.

That should encourage those who are doubling-up and/or captaining Manchester City players for Gameweek 8 as Wolves will have had less time to prepare for their upcoming encounter, and will have much less scope for rotation too.

“They are already recovering because Sunday we play. It was two minutes of celebration only. We are already preparing for the next one. We have a long season, Thursday, Sunday, it doesn’t stop. We travel back and the players that started the game won’t do anything on Friday, just active recovering with the coaches. Those that didn’t have minutes are going to train. Saturday we’ll try to prepare for the game on Sunday.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

Nuno named a strong side to face Besiktas on Thursday night

Wolves’ trip to Besiktas will have certainly been a draining one on them as they spent much of the game holding a rigid defensive shape. By all accounts, they did an excellent defensive job, Willy Boly (£5.0m) making a fine stop to deny Mehmet Umut Nayir at the end of the first half.

Wolves have now kept two clean sheets in a row, but it must be said that the level of opposition (Watford and Besiktas) has not been particularly high. Neither of those sides have even close to the attacking firepower that Manchester City possess and, as already mentioned, the exertion of Thursday night may take a toll on Wolves at the Etihad Stadium.

“It’s about the way we defend. We are more consistent, more organised, we defended better our points of pressure. It’s not about individuals, it’s about working as a line, reducing the space. The team defends as a unit, tries to attack as a unit, sometimes we don’t attack as a unit, but everything starts with the defensive organisation.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

In truth, it was a relatively uneventful game with both sides stifling the other in open play, most of the chances coming from set pieces.

Nuno lined his side up in a 3-4-3 formation with Pedro Neto (£5.0m) providing some width on the left and Morgan Gibbs-White (£4.8m) on the right.

Their first real chance did not come until the second half though when Raúl Jiménez (£7.2m) headed over a Joao Moutinho (£5.4m) free-kick.

Boly celebrates scoring Wolves’ winning goal in Turkey

Traoré came on at half time and added some pace while Patrick Cutrone (£5.7m) offered some speed when he came on in place of Jiménez. He had an excellent chance which he fired just wide of the post in the second half.

In the end, set pieces proved to be the winner as Wolves technically scored from two of them late on.

Firstly, Romain Saïss (£4.4m) bundled home after Dendoncker’s initial shot was saved by Loris Karius – but it was ruled out for offside.

In stoppage time, Rúben Neves‘ (£5.5m) back into the box in the second phase of a corner fell to an unmarked Boly, who had time to set himself and slot past the goalkeeper.

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI (3-4-3): Patrício; Saïss, Coady, Boly; Jonny, Moutinho, Neves, Doherty; Neto (Traoré 46′), Jiménez (Cutrone 79′), Gibbs-White (Dendoncker 62′).

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Lessons Learned from Gameweek 7

1,344 Comments Post a Comment
  1. hueycho
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 22 days ago

    Any update on cantwell injury?

    1. POLSKA GOLA
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      What Cantwell injury?

      1. Dr. Agabuse
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        hammy. but should be ok

        1. hueycho
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Thats good to know..apparently he trained today!

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Question mark over fitness but local journalist reported he trained today

      1. hueycho
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Hopefully he will b ok

    3. Lanley Staurel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Crazy that just the one random account referenced this and he/she was pretty much correct. How on earth do we filter out the BS from real info.

      1. Le Bluff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        No smoke without fire, generally speaking.

  2. Jellyfish
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    Guys which combo is better?

    A) Mane, Mount (Don't have Tammy)
    B) Salah, Yarmalenko

    1. Hint
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 22 days ago

      A

    2. VFORVANDETA
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      like b

      1. Jellyfish
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        I'm leaning towards B. Just worried about not having any Chelsea

    3. thepuntmaster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      B, Mané is bugging me as an owner

  3. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    Bench order?

    A. Rico
    B. Guendouzi

    1. Jellyfish
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Fly the flag....

  4. Feed tha Sheep
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    What to do?Thanks in advance
    1FT 1.1 ITB (WC too)

    Pope
    Vertonghen VVD Zinc Diop (Lundstram)
    Salah Sterling McGinn Mount (Dendoncker)
    Aguero Pukki (Greenwood)

    1. Hint
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 22 days ago

      VVD > TAA

  5. Dr. Agabuse
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    Every week I check for Emery and his info doesnt pop up on the sidebar?
    Anyone know if he had his presser?

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Vampires don’t appear in mirrors. Same goes for FFS sidebars. Can’t see anything but the EL line up probably tells you all you need to know for this week

  6. Railwayman
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    What to do with Chelsea assets ? My plan was to bring in Mount for Dedoncker (I have Abraham already), but now I am concerned we could see a Pep roller coaster in the Chelsea team this weekend ? What do you think guys ?

    1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Why ?

      1. Railwayman
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Their main players keep playing 90min. every game in the League and CL, have a ugly feeling this weekend about rotation in Chelsea...

        1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Abraham and Mount unlikely starters over the IB . May see some minutes . Would be surprised to see them rested.

  7. The_Bucc
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 22 days ago

    It's hilarious that FPL think that MUN(H) for Norwich has a fixture difficulty ranking of 4.

    1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 22 days ago

      FDR hasn't been updated from preseason, I think

      Has it?

      1. Bubz
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Pretty poor if thats the case

    2. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      must be difficulty rating of man united fans to watch the game

      1. The_Bucc
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 22 days ago

        this would be more accurate

    3. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Don't read this sh*t

    4. ryacoo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      It should be a 4 for their attackers but a 1 for their defenders

    5. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 22 days ago

      I sware Pukki has better next five than Vardy

    6. Lanley Staurel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Brand Man Utd still prevails over the reality of how average they now are.

  8. jimmyabs1987
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    Anyone fancy a Pukki Party and (c)?

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Not the worst idea

  9. TheSteel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 22 days ago

    Pardon the ignorance, but how long is KDB out for?

    1. Nigel Knows
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 22 days ago

      90 mins

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Or 270 mins ( Wolves, San Marino and Kazakhstan)

    2. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      one to two at most

    3. Jellyfish
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Nothing conclusive mate but Poch interview suggests he could be back after the IB

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Poch should not really be getting involved

        1. Nigel Knows
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 22 days ago

          🙂

          1. Jellyfish
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Do'h

      2. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Poch or Pep?!? 😉

    4. Lanley Staurel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Just one match but he has a weak groin so I’m now staying clear until I’ve seen him play again.

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Was it groin injury last season?

        1. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 22 days ago

          And was it same groin?

  10. Nigel Knows
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 22 days ago

    To be pernickety:

    Pep did say : De Bruyne won’t play tomorrow

    Sterling, Mahrez won’t play tomorrow either

    But “De Bruyne will back for Palace” shows he meant Sunday not tomorrow.

    1. BigBillyBass
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 22 days ago

      ???

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 22 days ago

        ??? What?

  11. Better luck next year
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Current team:

      Pope
      TAA Matip* Ota
      Salah Sterling KDB* Mount Cantwell*
      Pukki Tammy

      Subs: Woodman Digne Greenwood Kelly

      Best transfers for GW8? Got 2FT..

      A: KDB/Cantwell -> Mahrez/Yarmolenko
      B: KDB/Greenwood/Matip -> Saka/Auba/Rico for -4
      C: Other?

      Cheers!

    • The_Bucc
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 22 days ago

      Could do Greenwood/KdB to Auba/Yarmolenko (-4) but then I've no way of really getting him back...

      1. Lanley Staurel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Great move assuming you have other attacking Man City assets.

    • Manani
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      gtg? 1.7mITB

      Pope
      TAA Lund Tomori Otamendi
      Sterling Salah Mount
      Greenwood Pukki Haller
      (Button Dendocker KDB Matip)

      unfortunately got some serious injury this week unless taking a hit (but not much option), so can only hope greenwood play

      1. Nigel Knows
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 22 days ago

        G2G

    • Atimis
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 22 days ago

      KDB is out, Cantwell possibly out, Son possibly rested...
      Thinking about one of these moves

      1) Aurier Hayden to Tomori Saka -4
      2) Aurier Cantwell to Tomori McGinn -4
      3) Aurier Cantwell to Yarmolenko 4.4 def -4
      4) Only one move with no hit? Soy may play in such case.

      Pope
      TAA/Ota/Lund
      Mane/KDB*/Son*/Cantwell*
      Auba(c)/Pukki/Abraham

      Button/Soy/Aurier*/Hayden*

      1. tinear
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Cantwell and Son is not playing?

          1. Atimis
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Yep

          2. baps sniffer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Only doubts.

      2. United2603
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Pope
        Robertson Otamendi Lundstram
        KDB Mount Mane Sterling
        Haller Pukki Abraham

        Button Cantwell Rico Aurier - 0.6 ITB

        Any suggestions guys??

        1. Nigel Knows
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Where did you find my bench?

        2. Nigel Knows
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Rico assists on Sunday

      3. Nightf0x
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        A) bench 1 (Vvd ota lund kelly lowton)
        B) captain? (Sterling abraham pukki)

        1. Nigel Knows
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Kelly
          Sterling

      4. willos_wanderers
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        2FT, £0.4m ITB

        Pope
        Digne - VVD - Lundstram - Otamendi
        Salah - Sterling - Mount - Cantwell
        Haller - Pukki

        KDB - Greenwood - Soyuncu

        Do I need to make a transfer - seems a waste to lose a free one...

      5. Heiro
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 22 days ago

        Best replacement for Aurier? Dropping tonight.

        Have TAA OTA KELLY LUND

        1. Manani
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 22 days ago

          I went for Tomori

          1. tinear
              4 months, 22 days ago

              Im in the same boat

        2. Jellyfish
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Would you start Tammy or Vardy this gw?

          1. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Why would you NOT start either

        3. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Injury problems, what to do?

          Pope
          TAA Robbo Digne Lundstram
          Salah Sterling KDB* Mount Cantwell*
          Haller

          Button Jota* Greenwood Rico
          2ft. 0itb

          A) Jota to Maupay
          B) KDB, Jota to Auba, Saka
          C) Other option?

          1. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Jota to King
            Cantwell to Saka

            1. Pukki Party
              • 2 Years
              4 months, 22 days ago

              Actually not a bad shout, thanks.

        4. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Last season before Son was due to go away on International duty Spurs had a heavy schedule beforehand. Poch played him in every game.
          Just saying.

          1. Hakim Ziyech
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Yes, Poch does not care about player's fitness that is why alot of Spurs players injure alot. Harry Kane is also due

          2. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Shhh.

            You either own Son now or tough you can’t have him.

        5. EL tridente
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Please help with this bench order:
          1. Guilbert
          2. Lascalles
          3. Greenwood

          1. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Yip correct order

        6. Nigel Knows
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Let’s be having you.

          Get Tomari, Rico, Son & Pope in now before any price increase

        7. Vamos Los Celeste
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 22 days ago

          Which def i must start ?

          Lundstram Watford away
          Dunk Tottenham Home
          Soyuncu Liverpool away

          Dunk atm

          1. dandydonadam92
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Lund 100%

            1. Vamos Los Celeste
              • 6 Years
              4 months, 22 days ago

              i have a feeling it's Watford first win of the season

              1. Nigel Knows
                • 1 Year
                4 months, 22 days ago

                I agree but Lundstram could grab an assist or a goal

          2. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 22 days ago

            The one that plays attacking mid practically

          3. Nigel Knows
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Lundstram would be my starter from those

        8. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 22 days ago

          KDB >>

          A. Son (longer term move, game time risk at the weekend)
          B. Mahrez (shorter term move, slight risk this weekend too)

          Head says Mahrez, heart says Son.

          1. thepuntmaster
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 22 days ago

            I'd go A out of those

          2. Pukki Party
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 22 days ago

            B

          3. Cheesyzoot
              4 months, 22 days ago

              Mahrez

          4. Zladan
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 22 days ago

            Sterling Aguero Mahrez/Bilva
            Dilva Rodri Bilva/Gundogan

            Is that the expected front 6?

            Most at risk of not playing is Bilva Mahrez Gundogan?

            1. Ask Yourself
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              4 months, 22 days ago

              Mahrez Bilva and Dilva most at risk and i’m Not trying to be annoying that’s just the truth 🙁

              1. Zladan
                • 2 Years
                4 months, 22 days ago

                Yeah maybe Dilva too actually. Played the full match midweek whereas Bilva came off at 56.

                Jeez this is tough.

            2. Nigel Knows
              • 1 Year
              4 months, 22 days ago

              I’d say.

              I feel Gundog could miss

              The midfield that let them down at Norwich included Dilva, Rodri and Gundog.

              Bilva to slot into Kev position

              Mahrez to start as could not be more in form

          5. tinear
              4 months, 22 days ago

              Who would you rather have for this GW, Kun or Auba?

              1. Zladan
                • 2 Years
                4 months, 22 days ago

                Kun

              2. thepuntmaster
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                4 months, 22 days ago

                Auba

              3. tinear
                  4 months, 22 days ago

                  Thats exactly what my mind said

                • Pukki Party
                  • 2 Years
                  4 months, 22 days ago

                  Auba

                • Nigel Knows
                  • 1 Year
                  4 months, 22 days ago

                  Kun for 65 mins: over Auba’s 90 mins

                  1. tinear
                      4 months, 22 days ago

                      If kun starts, he will outscore Auba i reckon

                • Hakim Ziyech
                  • 1 Year
                  4 months, 22 days ago

                  Question mark on Cantwell's hamstring. Come on you Farke!

                • thepuntmaster
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  4 months, 22 days ago

                  Man City midfield a minefield so steering clear.

                  KDB >

                  1) Son

                  or

                  2) Pepe

                  1. Nigel Knows
                    • 1 Year
                    4 months, 22 days ago

                    2

                • goldengove
                  • 1 Year
                  4 months, 22 days ago

                  Would anyone:

                  Salah + Greenwood => Yarmolenko + Auba (-4)

                  1. Nigel Knows
                    • 1 Year
                    4 months, 22 days ago

                    Many would.

                    I’d rather have Salah than Auba but only just

                    1. goldengove
                      • 1 Year
                      4 months, 22 days ago

                      Its also the addition of having Yarm over Greeny that is enticing