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Scout Notes

Mane hits the FPL summit as Salah’s form and fitness suffers

Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool

  • Goals: Trezeguet (£5.2m) | Andrew Robertson (£6.9m), Sadio Mane (£11.9m)
  • Assists: John McGinn (£5.8m) | Mane, Trent Alexander-Arnold  (£7.2m)
  • Bonus: Mane x3, Alexander-Arnold x2, Robertson x1

Late goals from Andrew Robertson (£6.9m) and Sadio Mane (£11.9m) earned Liverpool a dramatic win against a tenacious Aston Villa.

The strikes also marked significant Fantasy milestones for both scorers.

Robertson’s powerful close-range header, from a Mane cross, levelled the match with three minutes of regular time remaining.

It was the Scot’s first league goal of the season which, with a bonus point added, gave him a nine-point haul that took him above fellow full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.2m) in the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) defender standings.

As for Mane, his winner in the fourth minute of time added on helped him to a 12-point tally, including maximum bonus, that confirmed him as FPL’s highest-scoring asset of 2019/20 so far.

The Senegal international is now 12 points clear of team-mate Mohamed Salah (£12.3m), a gulf that only looks likely to widen on present form.

The Egyptian has been playing with a niggling ankle injury in recent weeks, but his output had begun to slow even before that.

Salah has managed just one goal and an assist from his last five starts. Mane, by contrast, has two goals and three assists over the same timeframe and his superior attacking threat was painfully clear at Villa Park – as we discuss in the Members Analysis section below.

Manager Jurgen Klopp was certainly positive about his decision to replace Salah with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£6.2m), and swap Georginio Wijnaldum (£5.4m) out for Divock Origi (£5.3m), after 65 minutes.

Klopp said:

Then we could change twice, fresh legs and shooting from distance – Ox helps massively with situations like that. We brought Sadio to the right side, Ox left in the half-space, opening the space for Robbo then going inside. That was really good.

Fantasy managers have been offloading the Egyptian for some time now: he’s lost nearly 900,000 owners since Gameweek 8 and is currently the second-most-sold player heading into Gameweek 12.

Mane, meanwhile, grows ever more popular. He’s third for Gameweek 12 transfers in and is now owned by 31.6% of FPL managers, compared to the 28.3% on Salah.

Alexander-Arnold’s corner produced the assist for Mane’s winner and the young right-back earned two bonus points after yet another eye-catching attacking performance.

If the battle between Mane and Salah seems to be only going in one direction, the relative merits of the two Liverpool full-backs is far less clear-cut.

What is becoming rather more evident is that the Reds’ lack of clean sheets – just two in 11 matches now – means the 42.8% of managers who have made Virgil van Dijk (£6.5m) the most owned defender in FPL have saved themselves a bit of money at the expense of an ever-increasing amount of points.

Van Dijk has 38 points, with Robertson and Alexander-Arnold on 52 and 50 respectively.

Further up the pitch, Roberto Firmino (£9.5m) remains a popular choice, with 12% ownership.

But his recent output is even worse than Salah’s, with five straight blanks, although he was unfortunate not to end the drought against Villa when he steered a Mane cross into the net, only for VAR to adjudge him offside by what essentially amounted to a single armpit hair.

The Brazilian’s backers have been pretty patient through his barren spell, perhaps holding out for a change in fortunes as Liverpool’s fixtures ease following next week’s huge home match with Manchester City.

It will need to be a significant change, however, as there are a number of strikers providing a lot more bang for similar, and frequently fewer, bucks.

Mane and Adam Lallana (£5.8m) both missed excellent chances before Liverpool’s late show as the Reds fired in a total of 25 attempts to the home side’s five. A chunky 18 of those came in the penalty area as Villa sat deep to absorb pressure.

That tactic has served Dean Smith’s side well this season, but the idea that it is sustainable seems questionable. No team has allowed more shots than Villa’s 213, although six sides have conceded more than their 51 attempts on target.

Should their opponents become more clinical, their goals conceded total – already a fourth-worst 18 – could get considerably more ugly.

At least the 0.8% of managers enjoying the budget charms of full-back Frederic Guilbert (£4.4m) got lucky at the weekend when their man limped off with a knock after 68 minutes, thus securing the first clean sheet points any Villa player has managed since Gameweek 5.

They have been rather more effective at the other end of the pitch.

Trezeguet (£5.2m) opened the scoring against Liverpool, forcing the ball home from a John McGinn (£5.8m) free-kick for his first Premier League goal.

That made it a healthy 16 goals this season for Villa but the problem for Fantasy managers is the lack of a consistent scorer in their ranks.

Eight of their players have now been on the scoresheet, but top scorer Wesley’s (£6.0m) total of four has come from just three of his 11 starts to date and he fluffed his one and only chance on Saturday.

Their attacking threat was diminished by the absence of talismanic skipper Jack Grealish (£5.9m) with a calf problem, although an assist from their most popular player, the 10.9%-owned McGinn, at least ended his three-match run without a haul.

But their generosity at the back and such a wide spread of scorers further up the pitch makes pinpointing the right Villa investment a tricky call, which is a shame as their schedule, barring a Gameweek 14/15 double header away at Manchester United and Chelsea, is set fair all the way into the New Year.

If Smith provided no update on Guilbert’s injury post-match, he was decidedly emphatic about the imminent return of Grealish.

He will be fine for next week. He had a little run on the pitch pre-game. But I told him I wanted him to be 100% because you have to be against teams like this. He wasn’t, so he made the call and I certainly supported him on that.

Grealish, with two goals and an assist from his last three starts, could be the Villa man to bring in for what promises to be a thunderous derby with Wolves.

And with just 4.4% ownership, he has the added benefit of being a differential to boot.

Aston Villa XI (4-2-3-1): Heaton; Guilbert (El Mohamady 69′), Engels, Mings, Targett; Luiz (Hourihane 73′), Nakamba; El Ghazi, McGinn, Trezeguet; Wesley (Kodjia 87′).

Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Lallana (Keita 84mins), Wijnaldum (Origi 65′); Salah (Oxlade-Chamberlain 65′), Firmino, Mane.

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703 Comments Post a Comment
  1. pelle9
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Ryan
    TAA - Tomori - Lundstram
    Salah - Sterling - KDB - McGinn
    Tammy - Vardy - Pukki

    Button - Rico - Cantwell - Kelly

    0.1M, 1FT

    Just looking ahead to GW 12:

    A) Salah > Mane
    B) Sterling > Mane
    C) Save FT

    Thanks Guys.

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Pool v City, so not sure switching Salah Sterling to Mane GW12 is the best time

    2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Pukki > someone else

    3. Alonso The Great Midfielder
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      pukki has to go

    4. Effe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      A

    5. Little Red Lacazette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      D) Pukki out

    6. james 101
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      I think I want to get TAA and Robbo over the next two game weeks.

      (Adding to mane)

      Who would you get first?

      A. TAA
      B. Robbo

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        A

  2. Amey
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Who do you prefer ??
    A. Tielemans
    B. Perez
    C. James ( 😛 )
    D. McGinn
    E. Grealish
    F. Trossard

    Thank you

    1. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Tielemans.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Thank you

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      I like McGinn at the price especially, fixtures good all the way to the end of January and Villa are a decent side

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Thank you Jia
        What are your thoughts on Raz ??
        I'm thinking about keeping for now.

        Also, Perez Vardy too much Leicester in your opinion ??

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Yeah, he stays for a while I think, not interested in any premium at the minute particularly as I have Mane. Posters on here are quick to forget that he scored 11 points last GW 🙂

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Yep
            I think swapping him to Mo after 2/3 gw's when Pool have plum fixtures is a great option.
            Mane Salah double up 😮

            1. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Salah hasn't passed the eye test for me at all to consider him but in saying that if he hits form that double up could shoot us up the rankings! One to consider for sure!

          2. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            lets see how Ayoze does today...kind price but think Vardy is plenty Leicester for me unless they continue to rip it up of course!

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Agreed bro.
              Going to watch the match closely today. Didn't watch any yesterday as was out of town.

              Thank you for advice 🙂

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Tielemans now, Trossard later (fixture). Keep an eye on Perez (if do not fancy Tielemans), he could be worthy differential ...

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Love Trossard but yeah fixtures are terrible.
        Perez/Tielemans/McGinn/Grealish
        Hmmmmmm

    4. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Moutinhoooooo

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Ha
        Cheers Holmes. Got Jimenez 🙂

    5. 7shadesofsmoke
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      whoever scores the most points by the time i start eating my dinner

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        😀

    6. Alonso The Great Midfielder
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      i like trossard although his fixture is ticked as red but all the teams are lacking in cs currently

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Agreed
        He's a real deal IMO
        Just thinking about getting someone as a placeholder till the fixtures get greener 🙂

        1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          but still not sure on his gametime

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            I'm sure he'll be in the 11 once completely fit.
            Too good to leave out.
            Will wait till few gw's though

    7. PikeyMikey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Reckon Perez is gonna haul again today. Was class last weekend.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Could be easy replacement for CHO
        Cheers

    8. Little Red Lacazette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Tielephones.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Cheers

    9. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      A

  3. AD2110
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    What to do with these team? 2FT and 1.6m ITB

    Ryan, (Button)
    TAA, Ota, Lund, (Rico, Soy)
    Sterling, KDB, Mad, Mount, (Cantwell)
    Auba, Abraham, Jiminez

    1. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Sterling > Mane and then you can do Ota > Robbo after the City game...

  4. Planet_Marss
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 18 days ago

    var decision to wipe out a maddison goal

    1. 7shadesofsmoke
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      mate, what planet are you from?

      1. Planet_Marss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 18 days ago

        mars... are you high?

        1. Double Treble
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Ayew is quite short to be honest

  5. Gegenpress
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    67 with Vardy Soy and Pereira left!!

    8 points behind the guy who's leading my weekly cash league, he has tielemans and vary! Need a Leicester clean sheet

    1. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Nice.
      72 with Vardy + Son(c) here.
      Sounds like Son may be playing striker too, if these Kane rumours are true...

      1. Gegenpress
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Son C would be WILD!

        I just hope Lei keep a cleansheet

        1. Galza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          They’re pretty solid. Can see that coming off for you.

  6. Arteta
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    People who benched Lundstram at home to Burnley don't deserve his points.

    The amount of luck with upcoming auto-subs is absolutely disgusting!

    1. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      there should be half points for bench players

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        There should be no points on from the bench you just pick your players and that’s it

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Like still bench them but don’t get autosubs

          1. 7shadesofsmoke
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            bit harsh if there are unannounced/last min injuries and unexpected player rotation.

            1. Ask Yourself
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Injuries are the exception, rotation risks are poor picks

              1. 7shadesofsmoke
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                then the pricing will be very flat since the best players are going to be rotated a lot because they play for sides that compete on multiple fronts.

                I think it would ruin the game because a lot of good players would no longer be a viable option

      2. 7shadesofsmoke
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I actually quite like this idea

    2. 7shadesofsmoke
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      does your username stand for Pick: Always Lundstram or summat?

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Well, Otamendi CHO in my team blocking two autosub points ....
      Hate it. Going to sell them for a hit !
      At least i played Lundstram 😀

      1. MoManeTaa
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I wud have captained Rico against us 🙂

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Rico Soyuncu on my bench 😀
          Bloody Otamendi CHO !!
          Lascells/Willems + Tielemans/Perez incoming for a hit !

          1. MoManeTaa
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Does this mean u have settled on Sterling to salah later on?

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 18 days ago

              I guess yes.
              No room for Robbo with all the cheap Defenders doing so well bro !
              Taa Soyuncu Rico Lundstram Lascells will be my defense now.

  7. Pu-li-sick (sic)
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Captaincy an interesting one for next gameweek. I wanted to captain Alonso but question marks over his place and form now so currently on deulofeu. What are you guys thinking?

    1. 7shadesofsmoke
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      i think you need to go away and do some more thinking

      1. Pu-li-sick (sic)
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Well I don't wanna captain my Liverpool and City players so it doesn't leave me with too many options. Could swap sterling for Chelsea attacker and captain them. Pulisic maybe.

        1. 7shadesofsmoke
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          hmmm. I've got mine on Vardy, also like Abe so Pulisic could be worth a punt.

          In honey though, i might go for Mane since City have been poor in defence and this fixture has produced a few goal fests in the past.

          1. 7shadesofsmoke
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            honey = honesty 🙂

            1. Pu-li-sick (sic)
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Yeah both sides missing key defenders. Hope it's not really cagey.

    2. Alonso The Great Midfielder
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      yeah a tricky one--alonso may lost already his place to emerson--might go with mane myself

      1. Pu-li-sick (sic)
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Yeah I've captained mane in their two big six home games so far to no avail. Makes me think he's unlikely to produce big against a better one in City.

    3. ppv
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      I'm selling Alonso for Rico and KDB to Mane.

      1. Pu-li-sick (sic)
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I've already got Mané but the first transfer seems a very good shout.

    4. PikeyMikey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Vardy home to Arsenal

      1. Pu-li-sick (sic)
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Wish I had him. Top shout

  8. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Jetro Willems or Jamaal Lascelles as Ota replacement? Members area suggests it’s Willems by quite some distance when they both play - but Lascelles has actually played a lot more season to date

    Both (obvs) rotate so well with Rico & Lundy, even though rotating Lundstram is now officially confirmed as FPL suicide

    Good fixture in GW18 to cover for the pool blank also

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Williems - He has been taking good amount of shots too which is a bonus

    2. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Not sure if Willems is nailed once Ritchie is back?

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I’m pretty sure Ritchie will be moved back into midfield when he returns.
        Willems seems to be making that left back position his own

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      +1
      Thinking about going with Lascells for nailedness (?)
      Ritchie is back right ?
      Isn't he is also competing for LB spot ??

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Yep good spot

  9. Gentlemens club
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Sterling ---> Son the right move here? Will fund Cancelo --> VVD/Robbo for GW13

    Gazza
    TAA Soy Rico
    Mané KDB Traoré Mount Sterling*
    Abraham Vardy

    Lundstram/Connolly/Cancelo

    1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      not sure on son--maybe triple up with pulisic

    2. Effe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Good moves. I much prefer Robbo to VVD so make sure you leave enough £££

    3. Gentlemens club
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Cheers lads.

  10. S.Kuqi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Have exact cash for Cantwell -> Trossard. Playing 352

    Is he worth having even with those fixtures?

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      The fixtures put me off. Tempter though.

    2. Sailboats
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Form over fixtures

    3. Devo-McDuff
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Could do the same with McGinn instead?

  11. HamezMace
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Does anyone know the full story with Harry Kane?

    1. Herman Toothrot
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      It started long ago on a cold winter's night. Mr and Mrs Kane had a few too many bottles of Hooch...

      1. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I asked for the full story

        1. Herman Toothrot
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Then let me tell you about the birds and the bees

          1. HamezMace
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Perhaps there’s a website you could link me to?

    2. Pu-li-sick (sic)
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Born and raised in the London district of Walthamstow, Kane began his professional career at Tottenham Hotspur, where, after fast progression through the team's youth academy, he was promoted to the senior team in 2009, at age 16. He did not initially feature for the side, and was loaned out several times to clubs across the English football pyramid, including Leyton Orient, Millwall, Leicester City, and Norwich City.

      Kane's involvement at Tottenham began to increase following the appointment of Mauricio Pochettino as head coach in 2014. In his first full season at the club, Kane scored 31 goals across all competitions, and finished as the league's second highest goalscorer, winning the PFA Young Player of the Year award. After the following campaign, at age 23, Kane finished as league's top goalscorer, and guided the club to UEFA Champions League qualification. In the 2016–17 season, Kane also completed the season as the league's top goalscorer, and helped the club finish as the competition's runners-up, while he won the PFA Fans' Player of the Year award. In the 2017–18 season, Kane registered his best campaign statistically to date, with 41 goals scored in 48 games in all competitions, and in the following season, he finished as a runner-up in the UEFA Champions League.

      Kane holds the record for most Premier League Player of the Month awards (six; shared with Steven Gerrard and Sergio Agüero) and has been selected for the PFA Team of the Year four times. In January 2019, he became Tottenham's fourth-highest all-time goalscorer in official competitions.

      Kane has scored 28 goals in 43 games for England. He appeared and scored at every youth level, and made his senior debut in March 2015 at age 21, where he scored on his debut. Kane featured and scored during UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying, before he was selected as the squad's captain from May 2018, prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In the tournament, Kane led England to fourth place, their highest finish since 1990. He also finished as the top goalscorer, winning the Golden Boot.[4]

      1. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I’d like to believe you typed all this out personally

      2. Gaffers
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I wish the last line was 'Harry is currently injured'

        1. HamezMace
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          ...and also the details of that injury would be useful

          1. Pu-li-sick (sic)
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            That's just part one.
            He's ill isn't he? Rather than injured. Dicky tummy. Got salmonella from some salad with his kebab last night.

            1. HamezMace
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Just illness? Thanks

      3. 7shadesofsmoke
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I think that first paragraph should start

        iiiiiiinnn west philadelphia...

    3. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      I'm waiting for it to come to film.

      1. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Who gets the starring role?

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Harvey elliot

    4. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      He’s just seen the Harvey Elliot video

    5. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      This is going to be interesting 😀

      1. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Is Jafooli around?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Haven't seen for a while

  12. Herman Toothrot
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Maddison. Please... please get something.

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Yellow card ? 🙂

    2. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Enjoy the game mate. If he blanks he blanks.

  13. The_Fish
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 18 days ago

    So obviously Ota has to go...

    A) Ota to Robbo for free
    B) Ota to 4.5 or so and Cantwell to 7.5 or so for -4

    1. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Not sure if next gw is right time to bring Robbo in. Maybe Ota-> Lascelles and after int. break upgrade some other cheapo to Robbo?

      1. The_Fish
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Team is currently -

        Pope 4.0
        TAA Ota Lund Soy Rico
        Salah Sterling KDB Cantwell Hayden
        Vardy Tammy Connolly

        Cantwell and Ota are the 2 Big issues, wasting a transfer on Lascelles for a week seems daft.

        1. S.Kuqi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          When looking at your team I would get 4.5 for Ota and upgrade Hayden/Cantwell

        2. Devo-McDuff
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          I would have said A for sure but didn't realise you were having to start Cant or Hayden some games. B but maybe over 2 weeks, depends on who the players coming in are if worth a hit.

    2. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      It depends pal, if you had 7.6 I would take the hit and maybe get in Martial but I think Otamendi to Robbo is the best move. Personally I have 2 FT's this week and I'm going Aguero & Ota to Vardy & Maguire with 2.8 ITB to get Trent in for Lowton in 2 weeks.

  14. Another Hoops
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Just noticed Liverpool blank in gameweek 18. It still won't stop me from bringing in Trent in gameweek 14 and having triple Liverpool but worth taking note of if you don't have a fully playing bench.

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      I’m expecting to be down to 10 that week. You’ll want 3 Pool back soon enough I think.

      1. Another Hoops
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Yeah the fixtures for the rest of my team (barring any injuries/ suspensions) in gameweek 18 look decent. I'll probably go into it with a full squad and with all my Liverpool assets benched.

  15. pelle9
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Worth a -4 ?

    Pukki + Cantwell >> Jimenez + Dendoncker

    Thanks Guys.

    1. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Not this gw. Keep Pukki

      1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I've been saying this every week, but this week really is the week.

    2. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Not this week mate. Both Pukki & Jimmy have decent fixtures but you'll probably break even from the deal.

      1. pelle9
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Have exact cash ITB to do it before anymore price rises/drops on these 4 players.

        If I leave it until GW 13 I'lb be priced out of the transfers!

        What u reckon ?!

        1. Another Hoops
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          If that's the case then yeah you should probably do it. Either way hope it works out for you. I've got Jimmy myself and think he'll do well.

          1. pelle9
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            cheers bro!

    3. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Definitely. Pukki has got to go.

  16. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Leicester's team is so good. Player for player every single one is better than anything Man United has for instance.

    1. Pu-li-sick (sic)
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Lol no.

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Ok except Soy and Schmeichel.

        1. Ask Yourself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Maguire and Lindelof both better than soy, Schmeichel, Chilwell and Ndidi only better than their counterparts

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Lindelol isnt better than Evans though.

            1. Ask Yourself
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              I’d rather have Lindelof in my squad than Evans

        2. Pu-li-sick (sic)
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          De Gea> Schmeichel
          Pereira> AWB
          I'm gonna say the CBs are practically the same.
          Chilwell> Shaw
          Ndidi> Mctominay
          Pogba> Tielemans
          Maddison> Pereira
          Perez> James
          Rashford> Barnes
          Vardy> martial (just! Vardy that but more consistent and anyways fit)

          1. Pu-li-sick (sic)
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Imho

            1. 7shadesofsmoke
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              I wouldn't really argue with that but theres one that very interesting imo.

              Pogba vs Tielemans.

              From what i have seen, Tielemans is very underrated and a very consistent player Pogba has endless potential but his performances have been inconsistent and he's often centre of a media storm. Hes the better player but i think he needs to be in a better team.

              I think United could actually do with a Tielemans more than they could a Pogba in the position theyre in.

    2. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      True but United still beat them 1 nil.

      1. 7shadesofsmoke
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        True, but Lei are 6 places above them in the league with a game in hand.

        Could be 10 points ahead by the end of today, after just 11 games.

  17. pjanns
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    2 FTs, 1,8 ITB - Considering going 3 ways. - Any comments will be appreciated 😀

    A. KDB + Haller --> Auba + Pulisic/Madds/Tielemans
    B. Haller + Cantwell --> Connolly + Madds/Pulisic/Tielemans and shifting to 3-5-2.
    C. Diop --> Cheap replacement and probably do Sterling --> Salah next GW.

    Pope
    Lundstram - Rico - Soy
    KDB - Sterling - Mane - Mount
    Abraham - Vardy - Haller
    (Button - Cantwell - Montoya - Diop)

    Thanks!

    1. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      B looks okay but what about Haller to Jiminez and upgrade a defender or Cantwell to the Tellyman/ Maddison if you can afford him?

      1. pjanns
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        A good option.

        Would probably do:
        Haller + Diop + Montoya --> Robertson, Kelly, Jiminez (-4)
        Or maybe just haller --> Jiminez

        Worth doing?

  18. The Overthinker - I blame R…
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Spurs play better without Kane

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Yeah they’d do well to get him a long term injury. It got them to a CL final last year then he came along to sabotage it

  19. liverpool01
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Ryan
    Ota,Lowton,Taa, Soyuncu
    Kdb, Sterling, Mane, Mount
    Abraham. Vardy

    2Ft 0.8 ITB

    A)

    Ota> Willems
    Ryan>Patricio

    B)

    Ota> Saïss
    Cantwell>Tielemans

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      B

  20. LM00091
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 15 days ago

    (3-4-3)
    Ryan (Button)
    TAA, Tomori, Lundstram (Rico, Söyüncü)
    Mane, KDB, Tielemans, Mount (Cantwell)
    Aguero, Vardy(v), Abraham (c)