Scout Notes

Returns for De Bruyne and Sterling owners but doubts remain about City assets

NEWCASTLE 2-2 MANCHESTER CITY

  • Goals: Jetro Willems (£4.6m), Jonjo Shelvey (£5.0m) | Raheem Sterling (£11.9m), Kevin de Bruyne (£10.2m)
  • Assists: Miguel Almiron (£5.8m), Christian Atsu (£5.4m) | David Silva (£7.6m)
  • Bonus: de Bruyne x3, Shelvey x2, Martin Dubravka (£5.0m) x1

A late Kevin de Bruyne (£10.2m) stunner reminiscent of mid-90s Tony Yeboah almost stole all three points for Manchester City at Newcastle but, thanks to a long-range Jonjo Shelvey (£5.0m) equaliser, the champions have dropped vital points on Tyneside for the second time in 2019.

Raheem Sterling (£11.9m) put the visitors ahead after some scrappy in-box interplay with David Silva (£7.6m) resulted in a calm finish into the far corner past Martin Dubravka (£5.0m). He could easily have scored a second in stoppage time, his low volley bringing a good save from the Slovakian after a glorious pass from de Bruyne.

Amidst the emergence of some fantastic mid-priced midfielders and the Jose Mourinho-inspired rush to get Tottenham Hotspur assets, Sterling has been sold by over 600,000 managers since Gameweek 11.

Whether it’s frustration over his three preceding blank Gameweeks or the need to raise money, a lot of faith had been lost in the 24-year-old. Even this goal was out-performed by de Bruyne, who claimed three more bonus points.

What may still concern owners is that six of his eight league goals have come away from home and only one assist has been registered all season.

Sterling has 15+ goals and assists from both 2018-19 and 2017-18, so to have only set up one goal by Gameweek 14 is alarming. He is also one yellow card away from suspension.


De Bruyne had an unremarkable afternoon before his stunning strike, offering a consistent set-piece threat against a side known for their feebleness in such situations but was unable to create much in open play, apart from the occasional wayward shot.

The Belgian has scored in two successive matches, just as the assists have started to dry up. It would have been difficult to sustain the astonishing rate of ten assists in nine games, considering the seasonal Premier League record is 20, so his 40.4% ownership will be delighted to see him already on four goals. Until this season, he has never scored more than eight for Man City.

Newcastle quickly responded to Sterling’s goal via Jetro Willems (£4.6m) after being teed-up by Miguel Almiron (£5.8m), letting the ball run inside onto his right foot and firing home.

That means a remarkable nine of their 13 goals (69.2%) have come from defenders. The loanee from Eintracht Frankfurt has flown under the radar this season with his two goals and two assists and is owned by just 2% of Fantasy Premier League bosses.

Up next for the Magpies is a trip to Sheffield United, before facing Southampton, Burnley and Crystal Palace, making Willems an interesting differential at a time where not many reliable clean sheets options are emerging.

Pep Guardiola must be frustrated that his defence conceded to the side with the league’s lowest expected goals (xG) total of 10.71. Although their failure to keep clean sheets isn’t as bad as Liverpool’s, it is now four unsuccessful shut-outs in a row for a high-line back four that looks particularly vulnerable.

Hindsight says that failing to replace Vincent Kompany was a mistake, especially once Aymeric Laporte (£6.3m) suffered a long-term knee injury against Brighton in Gameweek 4. It has forced Guardiola to fast-track with his plan to convert Fernandinho (£5.2m) into a centre-back, usually alongside the unconvincing John Stones (£5.3m) or Nicolas Otamendi (£5.1m).

Furthermore, his handling of Benjamin Mendy (£5.7m) suggests he is not impressed by the left-back and upcoming games against Burnley, Manchester United, Arsenal and Leicester don’t offer much optimism.

Fernandinho was booked for a foul on Joelinton (£5.7m) but it was the pacy Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.4m) who troubled City the most. The unpredictable but exciting Frenchman likes to bamboozle defences and caused occasional trouble for the also-quick Kyle Walker (£5.8m). St James’ Park was cold and quiet today but there was a buzz whenever Saint-Maximin received the ball.

Of course, the summer signing from Nice is still without a goal – just like Almiron – but his constant threat will pass the ‘eye test’ for managers looking for a cheap, rotation-proof differential. He limped off shortly before de Bruyne’s screamer but it looked purely precautionary.

Steve Bruce said of the French winger:

He’s sore. He had a sore one just before half-time but I’m sure he’ll be OK.

The thigh injury of Sergio Aguero (£11.8m) gave Gabriel Jesus (£9.6m) a rare start, despite tallying an impressive 26 goals from his 39 previous league starts in England.

In truth, the Brazilian had a quiet game. He linked up quite well with both Sterling and Riyad Mahrez (£8.3m), setting up half-chances along the way but, apart from a 68th-minute shot at Dubravka, produced very little threat to the well-drilled Newcastle defence.

David Silva is now the game’s fifth highest-scoring midfielder with 67 points, keeping things ticking over with another assist – his sixth of the season.

Before being replaced by Bernardo Silva (£7.9m), the former Valencia man chipped in an inviting cross to Jesus at the back post which just missed any sort of vital contact.

The Portuguese Silva was only given a place on the bench after his return from a one-match suspension, gained for a controversial tweet sent to teammate Mendy. His cameo began in the 69th minute and, within a few minutes, had already caused the Newcastle defence more problems than Mahrez did.

Reflecting on the game, Guardiola said:

It’s what we’ve lived the last four years. We found a way and today, we found it again but unfortunately, at the end, we conceded a goal.

We could not score all the chances we had; they scored the two chances they had. Sometimes it happens.

It’s the game we expected, solid, with ten players in the box, we played so well. We tried to win the game. Maybe they pushed a little bit, that situation didn’t happen too much. We played well and Dubravka made good saves. We arrived in front of the ball many times, unfortunately, we could not score.

Newcastle United XI (5-4-1): Dubravka; Manquillo, Clark, Fernandez, Dummett, Willems; Almiron, Hayden, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin (Atsu 81’); Joelinton (Gayle 70’).

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Walker, Fernandinho, Stones, Mendy; De Bruyne, Gundogan, D Silva (B Silva 69’); Mahrez (Foden 69’), Jesus (Rodri 84’), Sterling.

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1,198 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Woy_is_back
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Without the Mané captain fail I would have had a really good rank 🙁

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

      Aye, today might hurt some

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Without Pool and Spurs losing their cleanies I would have had a massive week.

    3. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Let's hope for a Vardy blank today

      1. Woy_is_back
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah, I need this even though I own him

      2. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Vardy party imminent

      3. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Let’s not.

    4. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Onwards and upwards

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        This

    5. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Feeling similar. Extremely scared of Vardy now! Despite owning, I need him to do terribly!

      1. Daniel S.
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Agreed on all. Hope Vardy blanks after fail from our captain Mane

  2. Woy_is_back
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Two free trannys, 1,7 itb

    What to do?

    Pope
    Pereira TAA Rico Lundy Reid
    Mount Mane KDB Son Donkey
    Ings Vardy Jimmy

    1. jimmy.floyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Change Pope

      1. Woy_is_back
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        To Who?

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Reid to Aurier & roll

      1. Woy_is_back
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        I think Mount has to go though

    3. OneTreeTwoStars
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Two free trannys!? Where you at bro

        1. Woy_is_back
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 12 days ago

          hehe

      • Jullepuu
          7 months, 12 days ago

          Pope to Guaita or Henderson and save the other one

          1. Woy_is_back
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 12 days ago

            Pope to Guaita is one I´m probably doing. But Mason has to go methinks

            1. Jullepuu
                7 months, 12 days ago

                I think that Mount will come good again

              • badgerboy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                7 months, 12 days ago

                Same boat, think I'm going to give Mount the Villa game and reassess after that.

          2. Peter Ouch
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            7 months, 12 days ago

            Pope to hendo and mount to zaha

        • Jullepuu
            7 months, 12 days ago

            What would you do here? 1 free transfer and 0.4 in the bank

            Pope Button
            TAA Robbo Soy Lund Reid
            Mane Sterling KDB Mount Hayden
            Vardy Jimenez Connolly

            Right now I think that I will do Pope to Guaita.

            1. liverpool01
              • 1 Year
              7 months, 12 days ago

              Lose Sterling or Mount for Son or Deli

              1. liverpool01
                • 1 Year
                7 months, 12 days ago

                Lose Kdb I meant

                1. Jullepuu
                    7 months, 12 days ago

                    KDB is staying but Sterling to Son after mid week games is looking likely at the moment

              2. Van der Faart
                • 8 Years
                7 months, 12 days ago

                Sterling our for Son or Dele. Dele I reckon and upgrade another defender next week.

                1. Jullepuu
                    7 months, 12 days ago

                    I fancy Sterling to outscore Son/Alli this game week. After that he is going out for one of them

                2. In and Out
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  7 months, 12 days ago

                  I wouldn’t be taking out KDB

                  1. Jullepuu
                      7 months, 12 days ago

                      Cheers

                  2. OneTreeTwoStars
                      7 months, 12 days ago

                      Everyone getting rid of Pope!?!? I went Ryan gameweek1 set and forget.....

                      1. Jullepuu
                          7 months, 12 days ago

                          Bad fixtures and he didn't look good against Palace

                    • liverpool01
                      • 1 Year
                      7 months, 12 days ago

                      Keep Mount, or Mount to Zaha?
                      I have Abraham

                      1. In and Out
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        7 months, 12 days ago

                        I’d consider getting rid but Zaha isn’t the answer

                        1. liverpool01
                          • 1 Year
                          7 months, 12 days ago

                          Tempting with those fixtures

                      2. Jullepuu
                          7 months, 12 days ago

                          Do you have Maddison? You could do Mount to Tielemans if you don't have Maddison

                          1. liverpool01
                            • 1 Year
                            7 months, 12 days ago

                            Don't have Maddison but have 0.7 itb could get Tielemans, or take a -4 hit Abraham to Ings and Mount to Pulisic?

                            1. Jullepuu
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                Wait until you know more about Abraham's injury.

                                1. liverpool01
                                  • 1 Year
                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                  Cool thanks

                          2. shawry
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            7 months, 12 days ago

                            Sell mount, but prefer others to Zaha.

                        • Van der Faart
                          • 8 Years
                          7 months, 12 days ago

                          Who wins here?

                          10 points, Soyu, v Chilwell and Rashford.

                          Rest of team is identical.

                          1. In and Out
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            7 months, 12 days ago

                            10 and Soy probably

                            1. shawry
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              7 months, 12 days ago

                              This

                          2. Bobby Digital
                            • 2 Years
                            7 months, 12 days ago

                            10 p soy

                          3. OneTreeTwoStars
                              7 months, 12 days ago

                              Chil and Rash

                            • Amey
                              • 1 Year
                              7 months, 12 days ago

                              10 + Soyuncu

                          4. Nightcrawler
                            • 1 Year
                            7 months, 12 days ago

                            This season is such a joke. Bascially all u have to be is a casual to do well

                            1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                Now now you can’t win them all

                              • Amey
                                • 1 Year
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                Rod is out !

                              • Holmes
                                • 6 Years
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                Ohhhh

                              • Bobby Digital
                                • 2 Years
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                I'm playing the fixtures, works.

                              • Hotdogs for Tea
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                doesn’t seem to be working for you 😉

                              • Cilly Bonnolly
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 9 Years
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                Bitterness isn’t a good look mate.

                              • PlumaPiedra
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                I'm a casual and doing badly 🙂

                              • MC Hammer
                                • 7 Years
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                so why don't you do that?

                            2. manu4life99
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 10 Years
                              7 months, 12 days ago

                              3gw only who scores more pts?

                              A) Henderson (NEW, nor, AVL)
                              B) Guaita (BOU, wat, BHA)

                              1. shawry
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 9 Years
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                Probably 0-1 points between them, go for Hendo and use extra cash.

                              2. Holmes
                                • 6 Years
                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                Both will probably keep one clean sheet. Guaita for save pts I guess

                              3. Jullepuu
                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                  Guaita has better long term fixtures

                                  1. manu4life99
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 10 Years
                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                    I will be using wc

                                    1. Jullepuu
                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                        Hmm see how well Sheffield does today

                                  2. Camzy
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 10 Years
                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                    Henderson

                                • shawry
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 9 Years
                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                  Who do people think is more worthwhile over the next few weeks? Money no issue, no other Spurs cover.

                                  Ali or Son?

                                  Cheers

                                  1. Van der Faart
                                    • 8 Years
                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                    Dele. Value for money and he wont be rested as much as Son. Hes Jose's man already.

                                  2. In and Out
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 6 Years
                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                    I’m having a punt on Ali

                                  3. OneTreeTwoStars
                                      7 months, 12 days ago

                                      I’ve got Son but considering the double up

                                    • Jullepuu
                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                        I like Son better because Eriksen might put Alli to the bench

                                        1. Van der Faart
                                          • 8 Years
                                          7 months, 12 days ago

                                          He absolutely won't. Not in the next few weeks anyway.

                                          1. Jullepuu
                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                              Agreed but after those few weeks could be a different story

                                              1. Van der Faart
                                                • 8 Years
                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                The christmas period will of course see rotation but Son wont be immune to it either

                                                1. Jullepuu
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    You are probably right

                                          2. Kay317
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 1 Year
                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                            The comments he's making about Ali suggest he's his man now, can see him playing him every game unless injured. And if he keeps doing what he's doing he could be gold.

                                          3. shawry
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 9 Years
                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                            Yes i’m thinking Dele too, and trying to avoid the trap that ‘more expensive = more points’

                                            He looks like a new player these last 2 games and back to his old self which was fantasy gold.

                                            Time to sell go without Salah for the first time in 2.5 years (have Mane) I think....

                                        2. Kay317
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 1 Year
                                          7 months, 12 days ago

                                          Mount owners - what are you doing with him? I feel like now might be the time to move him on.
                                          I didn't see any of the game yesterday, was he useless and can you see him getting benched for next game?
                                          If you are getting rid, who for?
                                          I can survive without him for next game so may hold and use 2FT next GW to deal.

                                          1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                              Watch the game and then make a decision

                                            • shawry
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 9 Years
                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                              I got rid last week for Pulisic, think it’s time to sell. Plenty of decent options around.

                                            • KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
                                              • 5 Years
                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                              moved to Son this GW, was a difficult one as I got him cheap

                                              1. Kay317
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 1 Year
                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                Yea me too, but if he's dipped in form and a bench risk then it's right thing to do I guess.
                                                You think son better option that Alli?

                                            • The Units
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 10 Years
                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                              I got rid for Alli

                                            • Kane-harry Island
                                              • 3 Years
                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                              I would be benching him cos I just did Tammy to Jimenez. Could have been straight swap to Pulisic but scared he might get rested.

                                            • nicoTours
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                              Yesterday watching the match I thought Mount and Pulisic were stepping on each others turf. The heat map in the members area seems to confirm that impression. And looking at when Mount hauled Pulisic was not in the side, or was on the opposite flank. The only time Mount scored big and Pulisic was on the same flank was on GW2, ie. when the American was still finding his feet.
                                              Since Pulisic is performing and has taken hold of the left wing spot, Mount has not scored or assisted.

                                          2. OneTreeTwoStars
                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                              Anybody sell Sterling for Mané.
                                              To then captain Mané.
                                              To then watch your mini league rivals pull away from you as Captain Vardy rips apart a poor Everton side.

                                              It’s brilliant, my closest rival TC Mané this week. Couldn’t make it up haha

                                              1. Amey
                                                • 1 Year
                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                TC is an overrated chip anyways

                                                1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Nobody???

                                              2. Miguel Sanchez
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 3 Years
                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                Who you capping next GW?

                                                1. Team Cruel
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                  Party

                                                2. Kay317
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                  Probably Vardy

                                                3. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Vardy until he fails me

                                                  • Eat my goal!
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Vardy

                                                  • Van der Faart
                                                    • 8 Years
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Vardy

                                                  • Holmes
                                                    • 6 Years
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Jimenez or Vardy

                                                  • Amey
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    We should scrap this question till gw 18 i guess

                                                    Constant party !!!

                                                    1. Don Kloppeone
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 2 Years
                                                      7 months, 12 days ago

                                                      Pretty much resigned to this now given my disloyalty this GW (I capped Salah) showed me the truth!

                                                  • Miguel Sanchez
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 3 Years
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Conclusive - Vardy for me too

                                                  • Hasselbaink Forever - UJFC
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 6 Years
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    It’s.......Jamie Vardy

                                                4. Shark Team
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                  Who scores more next gameweek?
                                                  Auba BHA(H)
                                                  or
                                                  Jimenez WHU(H)

                                                  *West ham's defence looked solid yesterday and finally a good GK

                                                  1. Bobby Digital
                                                    • 2 Years
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Auba then

                                                  2. Kay317
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    See where Auba plays this week then decide

                                                  3. Amey
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    WH upped there game Because it was a derby
                                                    They'll be back to being sh.t again

                                                    1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 4 Years
                                                      7 months, 12 days ago

                                                      Agreed with this.
                                                      Nice to see Pellegrini get another few games.

                                                    2. Van der Faart
                                                      • 8 Years
                                                      7 months, 12 days ago

                                                      They didn't up it v Spurs and that's usually their best performance of the season. Aside from the last 10 mins anyway.

                                                5. theodosios
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                  With that amazing schedule, do we see Guaita as a set and forget GK?

                                                  1. Amey
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Yes
                                                    I like Ryan too though

                                                  2. Tsparkes10
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Good option but prefer Deno and the money itb

                                                  3. Eat my goal!
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Hendo myself but that’s coz I might bring in Kelly

                                                  4. Miguel Sanchez
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 3 Years
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    Quite possibly. But Kelly can afford Palace defence coverage for a bit cheaper assuming Ward out for a while.

                                                6. what's my name
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 2 Years
                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                  play one:
                                                  a. soy
                                                  b. tom
                                                  c. kelly

                                                  1. Peter Ouch
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    A

                                                7. Peter Ouch
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 1 Year
                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                  I got vardy at 8.9 but never c him.

                                                  I will against Watford and he will Blank for the 1st time.

                                                  Annoying thing with c this year

                                                  1. Van der Faart
                                                    • 8 Years
                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                    You got Vardy and didn't captain him v any of: Brighton, Arsenal, Saints or Burnley? Who did you captain instead?

                                                    1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                                        Yeah who????

                                                      • Peter Ouch
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 1 Year
                                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                                        Sticking with raz and Mane.

                                                        1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                            Ouch

                                                      • Tsparkes10
                                                        • 1 Year
                                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                                        Had captain fails until I saw the light and had an extra party. You're in safe hands mate

                                                      • Holmes
                                                        • 6 Years
                                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                                        Today is my first Vardy(c) 😛

                                                        1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                            Today is my 6th successive Vardy Captain, when he’s in form how could you not

                                                            1. Jullepuu
                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                Because Mane was in form too

                                                            2. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                              • 3 Years
                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                              And hence the blank inevitable

                                                              1. Holmes
                                                                • 6 Years
                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                Wont be surprised really, hopefully no YC/RC/Penalty miss

                                                                1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                                  • 3 Years
                                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                  Yc is possible

                                                        2. Jurgen Flopp
                                                          • 6 Years
                                                          7 months, 12 days ago

                                                          Taken a hit every week since GW12 and I've gone from 127k to 17k overall.

                                                          Luck will run out today I guess when Vardy punishes me for not captaining him.

                                                          1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                              Hopefully

                                                            • Tsparkes10
                                                              • 1 Year
                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                              Hits can be great. I did a - 4 this week and my players have easily outscored ones I got rid of. 15 up with Mousset left so worked great unless Tierney gets 20 points lol.

                                                              What hits you make this week?

                                                              1. Jurgen Flopp
                                                                • 6 Years
                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                Tammy and Martial to Pulisic and Ings. Not the best I must admit.

                                                          2. No Professionals
                                                            • 2 Years
                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                            So didn't listen to advice and went Abraham to kane rather than Otamendi to TAA.

                                                            Is it madness to now use my free to do kane to ings?

                                                            1. Tsparkes10
                                                              • 1 Year
                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                              I'd keep Kane.

                                                            2. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              • 4 Years
                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                              He will come good with the fixtures Spurs have over next few weeks.
                                                              Also he is one of most nailed FPL attacker over this congested run of fixtures.

                                                          3. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                              Guys please please help me!!

                                                              I’m happy with my team and don’t want to make any transfers!! Do I ...

                                                              A - Do some research
                                                              B - Do some research
                                                              C - Do some research

                                                              I appear to have lost my balls and unable to make a decision!!

                                                              I know your busy but any advice will be considered. Thank you

                                                              1. Holmes
                                                                • 6 Years
                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                Since you dont want to make a transfer, save. No harm in that

                                                              2. The Units
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                • 10 Years
                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                Go get a beer

                                                                1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                    Already smokin a J. Don’t wanna end up wrecked - got stuff to do today hehe

                                                              3. liiusions
                                                                • 4 Years
                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                Pope 4.0
                                                                TAA Soy Tomori Lund Guilbert
                                                                Mane KdB Martial Mount 4.5
                                                                Kane Jesus Jiminez
                                                                0ITB 1FT

                                                                Time to hit the WC button? Had a horrible last few weeks, and Vardy is yet to punish this week 🙁

                                                                Problem is I'd only really get rid of Kane, Jesus, Mount and maybe Pope ...

                                                                1. Holmes
                                                                  • 6 Years
                                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                  Not much wrong with that team but looks like a good time to WC.

                                                                  1. Holmes
                                                                    • 6 Years
                                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                    Would change Pope, Tomori, Mount, Martial, Kane, Jesus and get decent bench players

                                                                2. Hotdogs for Tea
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 4 Years
                                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                  get a bench, fixtures will kill you

                                                              4. Woy_is_back
                                                                • 2 Years
                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                Need a Vardy blank today

                                                                ta

                                                                1. dansmusen
                                                                  • 2 Years
                                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                  Vardy owner and i am with you

                                                                  1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                                      7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                      I’m dissatisfied with your words

                                                                    • Woy_is_back
                                                                      • 2 Years
                                                                      7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                      Same, will make a massive rank drop if he scores double figures

                                                                  2. Daniel S.
                                                                    • 11 Years
                                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                    Me too but the scene is set for explosion unfortunately

                                                                  3. The Units
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    • 10 Years
                                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                    Hattie in coming

                                                                    1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                        Whoop whoop

                                                                    2. Don Kloppeone
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      • 2 Years
                                                                      7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                      Yep. Sad to say as an owner but my Salah captain fail is forcing my hand

                                                                  4. Tube!!
                                                                    • 5 Years
                                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                    1FT & 0.1 ITB for Mount > Zaha...do it now or something else?

                                                                    Schmikes
                                                                    VVD Lundstram Tomori
                                                                    Mane KDB Tielemans Mount
                                                                    Vardy Kane (C) Jimmy

                                                                    Button Mcginn Rico Mings.

                                                                    1. Jullepuu
                                                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                        You could also take a punt on JWP

                                                                        1. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Do it

                                                                          • Tube!!
                                                                            • 5 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            That could be a great shout & do it for Mcginn...cheers!!

                                                                      • The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                                        • 3 Years
                                                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                        If arsenal show improvement today, will that change anything ?

                                                                        1. The Units
                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                          • 10 Years
                                                                          7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                          Not after one game

                                                                        2. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Maybe there points total??

                                                                          • Holmes
                                                                            • 6 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Depends if Ozil/Pepe performs well. No spot for strikers.

                                                                            1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                                              • 3 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Ozil could be the one

                                                                          • Daniel S.
                                                                            • 11 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Nah. Unless Martineli or Saka becomes absolute regulars Arsenal is a huge no go for me

                                                                        3. badgerboy
                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                          • 5 Years
                                                                          7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                          Watford managerial roulette taking another spin of the wheel by the looks of it.

                                                                          https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50619972

                                                                          1. Daniel S.
                                                                            • 11 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            They just need to play Delofeu as a single striker all the time. That's it

                                                                            1. Deulofail
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              • 4 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              He's too popular with the ladies to be a single striker 😉

                                                                              1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                                                • 3 Years
                                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                Oof

                                                                                1. Deulofail
                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                  • 4 Years
                                                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                  How did your potential girlfriend receive the Thor and Loki keychains? What is your current status?

                                                                                  1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                                                    • 3 Years
                                                                                    7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                    That potential turned into permanent signing 😀

                                                                                    Whenever i can't decide whom to captain, i ask her . She has a good track record too. 6/8 succesful picks.

                                                                                    1. Deulofail
                                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                      • 4 Years
                                                                                      7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                      Glad to hear it. Have you planned an anniversary keychain yet?

                                                                                      1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                                                        • 3 Years
                                                                                        7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                        Already done with the anniversary gift.

                                                                                        Gave her a watch which she was asking for months.

                                                                                        1. Deulofail
                                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                          • 4 Years
                                                                                          7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                          Lucky. I've been asking all my girlfriends for watches for years, but all I got was a lousy keychain. It's sexism gone mad!

                                                                        4. Thunder Warrior
                                                                          • 5 Years
                                                                          7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                          All aboard Zaha train!

                                                                          1. Daniel S.
                                                                            • 11 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            I might join you. See below

                                                                        5. Daniel S.
                                                                          • 11 Years
                                                                          7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                          Option A.

                                                                          Mount to Pulisic.

                                                                          Option B.

                                                                          Mount to Zaha, which allows Martial to Ali next week.

                                                                          Option A means I keep Martial and don't get Alli

                                                                          1. Daniel S.
                                                                            • 11 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            What to do? Thanks

                                                                            1. badgerboy
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              • 5 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Did a comparison in the members area earlier between Zaha and Mount. Mount came out on top. Think I'm going to give Mount the Villa game and see what Zaha does against Bournemouth and go from there.

                                                                          2. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                                            • 3 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Mount to Zaha.

                                                                            Wait on martial.

                                                                          3. Holmes
                                                                            • 6 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            B

                                                                          4. Thunder Warrior
                                                                            • 5 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Zaha

                                                                            1. Daniel S.
                                                                              • 11 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Thanks all..

                                                                        6. OneTreeTwoStars
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Serious question

                                                                            Antonio nailed as West Ham main striker? I seen him play this role for Forest afew years back and the guy is an animal, passed the eye test for me yesterday. Fixtures not the greatest I admit but when he’s good he’s really good...?

                                                                            1. Deulofail
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              • 4 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              He's good enough to be nailed. Always passes the eye test. But to get enough from him, you'd have to keep him for longer than he can stay fit for. Maybe wait to see what's up around the doubles and blanks later in the season.

                                                                          • La Roja
                                                                            • 8 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Just watched Ford vs Ferrari

                                                                            The Joker won’t just walk into Oscars. Unreal movie

                                                                            1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                                              • 3 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Been hearing a lot about it.

                                                                              Has been on my list sinceee long time

                                                                              1. Ginola14
                                                                                • 8 Years
                                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                Seen both, it's good, but joker is next level

                                                                                1. The Overthinker - I blame R…
                                                                                  • 3 Years
                                                                                  7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                  Joker was unreal.

                                                                                  Haven't watched fvf yet

                                                                                2. Camzy
                                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                  • 10 Years
                                                                                  7 months, 11 days ago

                                                                                  Ford v Ferrari was way better than Joker in my book.

                                                                            2. Holmes
                                                                              • 6 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Similar to Rush?

                                                                            3. lilmessipran
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              • 7 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              It's good not quite Joker level though imo.. bdw The Irishman way ahead of both in the Oscar race

                                                                          • KAPTAIN KANE
                                                                            • 3 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            What to do here guys?

                                                                            Pope
                                                                            Soyuncu | Tomori | Lundstram
                                                                            Salah | Mane | KdB | Mount | Cantwell
                                                                            Kane | Vardy

                                                                            Button | Rico | Greenwood | Janmaat*

                                                                            1FT, 0.1ITB

                                                                            Thanks

                                                                            1. Ginola14
                                                                              • 8 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              I'm looking to shift Salah to son/alli

                                                                            2. Suarezista
                                                                              • 6 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              I'd save this week, then Salah to Alli and use the funds to upgrade Cantwell or Greenwood.

                                                                            3. Houldsworth Hatter
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              • 3 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Bin that donkey Kane 😛

                                                                              1. Houldsworth Hatter
                                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                                • 3 Years
                                                                                7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                                Only kidding. Salah to Alli would be decent.

                                                                          • Houldsworth Hatter
                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                            • 3 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Pope
                                                                            TAA Lund Soyuncu
                                                                            Mane Salah Son Pulisic
                                                                            Ings Vardy Jimenez

                                                                            McGovern Montoya Dendoncker Engels.

                                                                            1FT 0.5 ITB

                                                                            1. Pope >Guaita
                                                                            2. Pope > Henderson (not overly keen on SU defensive double up)
                                                                            3. TAA > PVA as a differential a bd someone who can actually keep clean sheets!
                                                                            4. Hold as and review

                                                                            1. Houldsworth Hatter
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              • 3 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              *Hold and review after midweek games.

                                                                            2. KAPTAIN KANE
                                                                              • 3 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              4

                                                                          • RedWolf
                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                            • 3 Years
                                                                            7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                            Huge fail!

                                                                            In a drunken haste I subbed out Tammy, McGinn, Robertson

                                                                            And got in PVA, Son, Mousset.

                                                                            WTAF have I done

                                                                            1. Deulofail
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              • 4 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Quite early on a Sunday morning to be drunk mate. I'd say you've done the weekend the wrong way round.

                                                                            2. Skill
                                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                              • 8 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Brilliant!

                                                                            3. bench boost for every gamew…
                                                                              • 3 Years
                                                                              7 months, 12 days ago

                                                                              Have seen worse.