Scout Notes

Wolves excel in a 3-4-3 again as owners await further Jimenez injury news

Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Aston Villa

  • Goals: Ruben Neves (£5.3m), Raul Jimenez (£7.3m) | Trezeguet (£5.2m)
  • Assists: Joao Moutinho (£5.3m), Adama Traore (£5.2m) | None
  • Bonus: Jimenez, Neves x3, Trezeguet x1

Nuno Espirito Santo’s return to a 3-4-3 has helped unlock Wolverhampton Wanderers’ attacking potential in the past few months.

Since the Wolves head coach revisited the formation in earnest in Gameweek 6, the West Midlands club have shown steady improvement.

Santo’s troops are indeed unbeaten in the top flight since that 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace, a run that stretches back seven league games.

They have also scored in every match over that period.

It’s not quite as simplistic as basic formation choices, of course: Wolves’ fixture schedule from Gameweeks 1 to 5 was tricky and they faced some of the division’s meanest defences during that run.

Since then, they have encountered rather more obliging backlines in the form of Aston Villa, Arsenal and Watford.

Still, there has been more than just circumstantial evidence to back up the increased goal threat.

Take the fixture against Newcastle in Gameweek 10: three shots on goal in a 3-5-2 in the opening 45 minutes and then ten attempts after the break when a 3-4-3 was deployed.

There were similar second-half improvements in matches against Southampton and Slovan Bratislava in October, with Santo again turning to a 3-4-3 at the interval.

Sunday’s victory over Aston Villa continued the trend, with the hosts racking up 17 shots at Molineux, taking their total to 51 since the second half kicked off at St. James’ Park a fortnight ago.

Yes, Villa were without key figures such as Tom Heaton (£4.5m), Bjorn Engels (£4.5m) and Jack Grealish (£5.9m).

And yes, Dean Smith’s side have made a habit of conceding a lot of chances this season.

But this was one of Wolves’ best offensive performances of 2019/20, with the narrow scoreline not reflecting their total dominance.

It had looked like being a frustrating afternoon for the increasing number of Fantasy managers who own Raul Jimenez (£7.3m), who had sliced wide on four occasions before latching onto Adama Traore‘s (£5.2m) cut-back on 83 minutes to put Wolves 2-0 up and effectively kill the game.

Diogo Jota‘s (£6.1m) owners didn’t experience such late-in-the-day joy.

The Portuguese striker blanked for the ninth time in ten appearances and collected a yellow card to boot but there were a handful of decent openings for the mid-price FPL forward, who nodded straight at Orjan Nyland (£4.3m) from close range and saw the substitute Villa keeper smother another effort from inside the six-yard box.

The man who replaced Jota late on, Pedro Neto (£5.0m), also fired wide when well-placed in stoppage time.

Santo hailed his side’s display but also bemoaned the profligacy in front of goal, saying:

We played very, very good – very, very well. We dominated the game, especially in the first half. We created a lot of problems for Villa, a lot of chances.

When you produce so many things, you must finish the actions. This what we’re going to analyse now as we broke a lot of times and we had chances, but some we didn’t finish.

Part of the reason why a 3-4-3 has been so successful has been the pairing of Traore with Matt Doherty (£6.0m) down the right flank.

The pair again wreaked havoc down the wing against Villa, with Traore crashing a shot against the bar in the second half and Doherty repeatedly getting into promising positions in the opposition area on the ‘underlap’ – much as he did in 2018/19.

Santo said of Traore’s performance:

He’s playing very well. He’s sticking to his tasks and helping the team. He’s unique, he gives you these moments that only he can produce.

One of the by-products of this move to a 3-4-3 has been the slightly more advanced role that Ruben Neves (£5.3m) is now occupying.

Previously the anchoring midfielder of a 3-5-2, Neves is now playing further forward alongside Joao Moutinho (£5.3m) and the two compatriots combined for Wolves’ opening goal – albeit from a free-kick, rather than from open play.

Santo said ahead of Sunday’s game:

This is a competition in which we have to adapt and find solutions and one of those was to start playing a different way. We need solutions in this situation and one of them is Ruben (more advanced) alongside Joao.

Some perspective has to be provided here, however: Neves and Moutinho still only had one penalty box touch between them this weekend.

Neves, like teammate Romain Saiss (£4.4m) is also now just one booking away from a one-match ban.

The international break now gives some Wolves’ assets a welcome breather following their brutal schedule of the past three months.

Traore will be one of the ones staying at home but – apparently – only because of injury.

The pacy winger is at the centre of a tussle between Mali and Spain on the international stage and received his maiden call-up by the latter this weekend, only to subsequently pull out.

Traore said yesterday:

Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend the call of the national team because of an injury in the game we played this Sunday against Aston Villa.

I am sorry I cannot be in this call-up, but I will continue working to be in the best possible way for the next list, God willing.

I want to thank for the confidence that the coach has placed in me. I will have medical tests at my club, Wolverhampton, to know the extent of the injury.

It remains to be seen if Jimenez is also spared international duty after the Mexican striker limped from the pitch on Sunday, with an ice pack swiftly applied to his leg on the home bench.

Santo said after full-time:

We have to assess Raul now, the medical department will assess him.

Villa were also blighted by injury on Sunday, with Heaton (who has now pulled out of the England squad), Engels and Grealish failing to recover ahead of kick-off.

Jed Steer‘s (£4.4m) Premier League debut then lasted all of eight minutes before he was substituted with an Achilles injury, while Matt Targett (£4.4m) suffered a blow to the head and was also replaced after complaining of blurred vision.

Smith said after full-time:

Tom Heaton’s been struggling with a calf so I knew he was going to pull out of the game. Jack was always 50/50. Bjorn (hip) came to see me yesterday morning so I always knew we were struggling with that.

In the game, you get Jed Steer going down after three minutes on his first Premier League start with an Achilles injury.

What the international period will do will enable them to be fit for the Newcastle game. I’m not too sure about Jed Steer, I’ll wait for the prognosis on his Achilles injury.

Smith was critical of his players’ first-half performance especially and refused to blame injuries, saying:

It still doesn’t affect your desire to go and win a header, a tackle, a second ball and just help your teammates out and I didn’t think we did that first half.

That’s as bad a first 45 minutes I’ve had since Wigan away last year. Very poor, didn’t start.

It appeared the game was bigger for them than it was for us, we didn’t win any balls, duels, didn’t pass it well. The best thing I got out of the first half was it was only 1-0 at half-time.

Indeed, Ezri Konsa (£4.3m) performed well enough in Engels’ stead and Nyland didn’t do a lot wrong between the sticks.

Instead, there were off-days from some of Villa’s regulars, with the three central midfielders – including John McGinn (£5.8m) – ineffective and hot-and-cold wide players Trezeguet (£5.2m) and Anwar El Ghazi (£5.5m) very much towards the chilly end of the scale at Molineux.

It was Trezeguet who snatched Villa’s consolation in stoppage time from a corner-kick situation.

After their excellent display against Liverpool, we can probably forgive Villa’s assets for this one below-par performance – although Fantasy interest may be lukewarm until the fixtures really turn favourable in mid-December.

Wolves XI (3-4-3): Rui Patricio; Dendoncker, Coady, Saiss; Doherty, Neves (Bennett 85′) Moutinho, Jonny; Traore, Jimenez (Cutrone 90′), Jota (Pedro Neto 83′).

Aston Villa XI (4-3-3): Steer (Nyland 8′); Guilbert, Konsa, Mings, Targett (Taylor 45′); McGinn, Nakamba (Lansbury 69′), Douglas Luiz; El Ghazi, Wesley, Trezeguet.

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1,232 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Tinmen
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Folks, is it worth doing Sterling to Mane with my FT? Have KDB also

    I have no other issues really so would save my FT I’d i didn’t do that transfer

    1. Stoichkov#8
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Looks good to me

    2. Maddamotha
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Not sure with Sterling at home to Chelsea and Mane Palace away.

    3. Chelsea Dagger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Yes

    4. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Long time intill next GW

      1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        *until

    5. toca
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Keep it

    6. Stoichkov#8
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Better option:

      a) Mount (vs City) + Martial (vs Shu)
      b) McGinn (vs New) + Jimenez (vc Bou) -4

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        O my , say it out loud to yourself and it will be much clearer

        1. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          it isnt 🙂
          is it easy answer to you?

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Yeah mate A all the way, Mount is much better than McGinn and I prefer Martial to Jiminez, Martial plays for the better team imo and oop.

            1. Stoichkov#8
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              cheers..Im leaning to that option

              1. Dynamic Duos
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Gl with it, but I'm sure that is the right way to go.

                1. Stoichkov#8
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  Thank you, GL to you too

                  1. Dynamic Duos
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 4 days ago

                    Cheers mate

      2. Brehmeren
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        flip a coin

      3. Batchain
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Fixture-wise, a) is a lot better after this week.

        1. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          in those options next GW McGinn is out anyway and Mount comes from bench to starting XI

      4. Chelsea Dagger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        A

    7. Daddymac
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Bottomed

      pope (4.0m)

      TAA Lund Tomori Rico Soy

      Mane KDB Martial Maddison (4.3m)

      Vardy Tammy Aguero

      0.1 m ITB 2 transfers

      play it safe and swop out Aguero for Auba ? or bring in Jimi and upgrade Rico to Robertson ?

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        the latter

      2. Chelsea Dagger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Jimi but I’d hold on the Rico upgrade. Save the cash for next set of transfers

    8. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Pope
      Robertson Trent Lundstrum
      Salah Maddison Tielemans Martial
      Vardy Jiminez Abraham

      Mount Lascelles Mings

      C currently either Vardy or Salah

      1. Batchain
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        All good! Wish that was my team. When Wolves fixtures turn bad, Jiminez to KDB.

    9. Eirern
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Heaton to _____?

      (Except LIV and LEI)

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Hope he is fit for Newcastle and then get Henderson

        1. Eirern
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Hendo back then?

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Yeah he not able to play Utd(parent club)

    10. Maddamotha
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      I have 2FTs 0.7ITB and not sure what to do. Any suggestions here?

      Pope
      TAA, Soy, Rico, Lund
      Salah, Sterling, KDB, Mount
      Vardy, Abraham

      Button, Dendo, Greenwood, Tomori

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Sterling to Martial and Greenwood to Jimenez?

        1. Maddamotha
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Good shout

      2. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Sterling to Maddison (Lei fix and form are gold)
        Than GW to Jim or Dendo to Martial (flip a coin)

        1. Maddamotha
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Brighton away hard no? Considering Sterling > Mane next gw, or Sterling, Dendo > Son, Martial/Maddison also

    11. davies
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Grealish or McGinn?

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        none with upcoming fix after New but Grealish if you have to

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          None would of been suffice 🙂

          1. davies
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            It’s for one week only

            Need to sell CHO with 0 ITB

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              So how much to spend?

              1. davies
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                5.8, Grealish will fall before deadline so can afford him

                1. Stoichkov#8
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  not ideal imo..maybe a hit is worth it?

                  1. davies
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 4 days ago

                    I have 2FT so can afford Aguero/CHO > Mousset/Salah but I fancy captaining Aguero this week so willing to punt on Grealish

    12. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Which of these moves, if any would you make?

      A KDB to Salah
      B Diop to Robertson
      C Mount to Maddison or Pulisic
      D Cantwell to Maddison and Diop to Janmaat ( need to make latter move to fund so -4)
      E Carry transfer

      Pope
      TAA Soyuncu Lundstram
      Mané KDB Martial Mount
      Vardy Jiménez Abraham

      McGovern Rico Cantwell Diop

      1. Batchain
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Diop to Robertson. I think at this point Robertson is someone you buy now for the rest of the season.

    13. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Unsure what to do with my FT. Does Sterling and Mount to Son and Martial seem sensible?

      Leno
      TAA Lund Soy
      Mane Sterling KDB Mount
      Vardy Jiminez Tammy

      Button Rico Cantwell Kelly

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        make a plan do triple Lei soon but if you dont want than yes, nice moves

    14. Tinmen
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      On second thought, Salah or Mane ?

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Always Salah

        1. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          this

      2. YEAH PITCH!
          1 month, 4 days ago

          You got any other Liverpool

      3. @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Thoughts on Mount guys?

        free up cash to get Pulisic or Martial or just hold firm ?

        1. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          hold. great value and next games it could be his turn for points

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Yeah he is still a very good option , I only swapped him for Pulisic as a differential.

      4. GloryManUnited
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Pope
        Van Dijk/Soy/Lund/Tomori
        Madd/KDB/Mane/Martial
        Auba/Vardy

        Button/Connolly/CHO/Diop

        Giving Auba the (C) for one last chance this week.

        Thinking Auba/CHO>>Firmino/Pulisic are next. Thoughts?

      5. davies
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Ayew or Mousset as 3rd striker?

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Mousset, but not sure how nailed he is.

      6. Jimbo-Jones
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Worth ditching Sterling to get Vardy? I have 2ft.

        Would need a change in formation as want to keep Abraham and Jimenez, so I’d move to 433/343.

        Would you
        A: spend -4 to downgrade one of Mount/VVD to bench fodder, and give me 9m for a starting mid,
        B: Get a 7.1mid (and bench one of Mount/VVD each week...)
        C: get a cheap benchable mid to have money itb?

        Pope
        VVD TAA Soyuncu Tomori
        Salah Sterling KDB Mount
        Abraham Jimenez

        Lundstram Greenwood Dendoncker

        1. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          c

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

        What a weekend! So many ups, so many downs. James could have had so many more points, Citeh were legitimately unlucky as the Wilson Scenario leapt into full effect! I've yet to confirm but I believe I lost my FFS HU by 1 solitary point (I won one by 1 a while back, so...), but I was on top of that until the Mané goal.

        I will not be ditching Sterling or KdB until such time as it's clear Citeh are in actual freefall. Even losing a few bits of value from any earlier sell-off is manageable, and given that they're worth a f**k tonne of wedge I can still go grab the aforementioned Mané, or Salah or Pulišić AND upgrade Maupay to some premium option like Rashford.

        But for now, the Citzens remain!

      8. Gregg Wallace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        For those going with Salah & Mané, who do you think gets the armband for you in the next 5 weeks?

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Salah every time , but I'm going Aubameyang 13,15,16 and Salah 14,17.

          1. Gregg Wallace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            You still keeping the faith in Aubameyang? interesting. How do you manage to afford having all three?
            I usually stick the captain on whoever I think will be highest scorer come the end of the season, which I thought would be Sterling but thinking more Mané, he looks up for it this year.

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Sorry I only have Salah and Aubameyang, but I think Salah will outscore Mane. Sterling will start firing again soon then I will ship Aubameyang for the funds to bring him in.

              1. Gregg Wallace
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                I see, I agree it's only a matter of time before Sterling starts banging them in again and I'll get him back in GW18 but I'm prepared to go without for now.

              2. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                I've said so before and will say it again, it doesn't matter how good Arsenal's fixtures are. Their team is a shambles. I can't see them beating Southampton even on current form. They've rebounded decently since the Leicester walloping.

                1. Dynamic Duos
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  He repaid my faith in gwk 11 as (c) and I confident he will do it again.

        2. Monkey Hanger
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Pick one and stick. Mane for me.

          1. Gregg Wallace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Thanks, Permacap Mané is looking like a solid option on his current form

        3. POLSKA GOLA
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Vardy mostly 😉

          1. Gregg Wallace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Good option and 24 from 1, I should start considering him more

      9. @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        quick one on the city full backs....

        Right hand side is? :
        Walker / Cancelo

        Left hand side is? :
        Angelino / Mendy

        Im in a draft league and going to bring in angelino as I have Mendy already... this should negate rotation issues while Zinchenko is out correct ?

      10. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        If you think this season is hard imagine next season where most of players that we own now will be muuch more expensive.
        For example Tammy will be 9.5-10, Pulisic and Mount about 7-8mil, Madders 8.5-9 etc...

        1. @fpl_phenom
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          happens every year...

          1. Stoichkov#8
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            true...just enjoy all that cheap picks this season and have fun 😉

      11. More Cowbell
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Howdy team,

        Considering the following. Think I know what the consensus will be but will ask anyway...

        A) Mount > Pulisic

        B) Cantwell > Tielemans

        Current midfield is Mané, Salah, Mount, Cantwell, Dendonk

        1. Monkey Hanger
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          B.

        2. Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          B

      12. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Money is no issue - who would you rather have Maddison (9,9,8,2,7,0) or sterling (2,1,11,5,2,7)?

        1. @fpl_phenom
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Maddison on current form

        2. Monkey Hanger
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Latter.

        3. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I just did Sterling to Madders so...

        4. _Ninja_
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Sterling if both were the same price.

        5. B.D.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Sterling

      13. jblakes
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Would ppl do these changes?
        Montoya and sterling to
        Robbo and son?

        Pope woodman
        Montoya TAA Chilwell Soy lund
        Mane sterling KDB Mcginn mount
        Abraham Vardy greenwood.

      14. Rinseboy
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        is Mount to Martial worth a -4 this week?
        Or could easily play Soy Lund or Rico over him?

        Pope
        TAA Soyuncu Rico Lunds Robbo
        Mane KDB Maddison Mount Cantwell
        Vardy Tammy Jimi

        1. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          tempting but Mount is so good value...worth keeping him esp with thosefix after City

        2. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I would just play Mount- could do well v that City defence and Sheffield United not an easy game for Man United

        3. Rinseboy
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          cheers boys. I think it cause just watched MOTD2 and Man utd looked exciting! but agree Sheffield away for utd doesnt look a great fixture this week.

        4. B.D.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Keep Mount

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

        I see Pulisic hip injury means out of USA team

        http://www.skysports.com/share/11859614

        1. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          international injury?

        2. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          That is a good thing , he will get 2 weeks rest. It isn't a major injury.

      16. @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Gazzinga / Button

        TAA Soyuncu Tomori Lundstram Rico

        Mane KDB Mount Maddison Elneny

        Aguero Vardy Abraham

        2 Free transfers ... £0.1M ITB

        Any suggestions managers?

        1. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Nice team. Question is how much you trust Agyero and do you have a plan for triple Pool?
          You can burn FT by making Elneny to Donkey/Hayden

          1. @fpl_phenom
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Cheers mate

            im wary of selling Aguero before Chelsea at home but iv held him for so long and not really been rewarded....

            I can get in Salah and Jiminez for Aguero and KDB if I want to give up on city attack, but it seems very risky...

            1. Stoichkov#8
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Liv has a bit tricky fix this GW imo so hold City this GW maybe but you never know..
              Selling Aguero is on the cards anyway and Jim standout option. He plays Bou so who you think has better chance to score in your opinion?

      17. Das Boot
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        I'm looking for a cheap forward and Danny Ings is shouting out at me, thoughts anyone?

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Yeah good fixtures, may be worth a punt

          1. Das Boot
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Cheers Dynamic. Thinking of going mainly with Vardy and Abraham up front but just need a cheapie to allow me to bring in TAA and Robertson.

        2. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Great punt but I dont trust Sou

          1. Das Boot
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            4 goals in 5and a half games and against some of the better teams in the league, Spurs Chelsea, Leicester, Man City and Everton. The fixtures don't really get much tougher than that.

            1. Stoichkov#8
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              true but last game he had just 1 shoot if I remember correctly. will those returns stop or is he clinical like Vardy ? 🙂

        3. Monkey Hanger
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Good pick. But leave transfer as late as possible, he can injure himself getting out of the bath. 🙂

          1. Das Boot
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            hahaha

      18. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Opinions here?

        Pope -- Heaton
        Taa Lundy Rico -- Lascelles Tomori
        Kdb Sterling Mount Martial -- Cantwell
        Tammy Vardy Rashford

        A: Sterling >> Mane (exact funds)
        B: Sterling + Cantwell >> Salah + Dendocker (-4)...prefer Salah (c) over Mane and avoid 0.1m cantwell drop
        C: Tomori + Rashford >> Robbo + Ings (-4)
        D: Save FT.

      19. Moves like Dejagah
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Thoughts on whether I should be wildcarding?

        Pope, Button

        Lundstram, Soyuncu, Janmaat, Guilbert, Kelly

        Salah, Mount, KDB, Sterling, Dendoncker

        Wilson, Abraham, Jimenez

        1. Stoichkov#8
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Raz, Wilson > Madders/Martial, Vardy (even for -4) possible?

          1. Stoichkov#8
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            * would be nice if that also would give you some cash to get TAA/Robbo next GW

          2. Moves like Dejagah
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            It is possible for a -4 and that’s maybe what I should do. I’m really tempted by TAA and Robbo though and that would require the wildcard really.

        2. B.D.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Just Wilson to Vardy

      20. Nightf0x
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Which?

        A) gw13, Lowton wilson -4 to robo ings (or) baldock jimy
        gw14, mount to puli
        Gw15, son to madison

        B) gw13, mount Wilson -4 to richar jimy/ings
        Gw14, richar to puli
        Gw15, son lowton -4 to madison robo

      21. Ajaxeeding
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Any one know the last man standing cutoff scores?

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Last one was 52

          1. Ajaxeeding
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 4 days ago

            What about the one before that (GW 11)?

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              66, 35, 36, 40, 36, 46, 38, 30, 27, 40, 50 and 52

              1. Ajaxeeding
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Thanks! Missed out at GW 11!

        2. Mince n Tatties
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          50 with no hits...
          How did you do?

          1. Mince n Tatties
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            *Error - 52 with no hits
            Fecking typo

      22. royals forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        How’s this as a Liverpool triple up

        Robertson, Mane & Firmino

        (Firmino being my main differential)

        Any ideas would be welcomed