Scout Notes

Vardy’s goal streak continues as FPL’s best defence banks another clean sheet

Leicester City 2-0 Watford

  • Goals: Jamie Vardy (£9.9m), James Maddison (£7.6m)
  • Assists: Jonny Evans (£5.1m), James Justin (£4.8m)
  • Bonus: Evans x3, Maddison x2, Ricardo Pereira (£6.4m)

They can’t all be 9-0s.

The bar was set ludicrously high by Brendan Rodgers’ side in Gameweek 8 and since then the Foxes have recorded more modest victories, scoring exactly two goals in each of their last five league matches.

With in excess of two million Fantasy Premier League managers and over 82% of the top 10k handing the armband to Jamie Vardy (£9.9m) ahead of Leicester City’s home match against managerless, bottom-of-the-table Watford, there were wildly optimistic predictions of another mauling and a deluge of FPL points.

What followed was a game strikingly similar to the Gameweek 14 victory over Everton just three days earlier.

In both cases, a struggling Premier League team had frustrated the Foxes until well into the second half and forced Rodgers to shuffle his pack.

With a busy December ahead, the Leicester boss had hinted at rotation in his pre-match press conference, highlighting the probable need to freshen his starting XI up in order to maintain his side’s “energy and intensity”.

Despite these comments, Rodgers’ only alteration to his starting XI was an enforced one: Christian Fuchs (£4.3m) replacing the injured Ben Chilwell (£5.9m) at left-back.

It was perhaps no surprise, then, that some of Leicester’s players looked leggy against the Hornets on Wednesday, with the exertions of their last-gasp victory over Everton just over 72 hours before this latest match taking its toll.

Youri Tielemans (£6.7m), an ever-present this season and a player who had lasted at least 80 minutes in all 14 previous league fixtures, appeared to be particularly jaded and was substituted midway through the second half.

Ayoze Perez (£6.2m) has been mostly ineffectual in the last two Gameweeks, meanwhile, and, having been hauled off for Kelechi Iheanacho (£5.7m) on Sunday, he failed to make it out after the interval against Watford last night.

It wouldn’t be a huge surprise if Rodgers makes a change or two against Aston Villa this weekend, then, with Tielemans and Perez among the leading candidates for a breather in the Midlands.

The Leicester boss said after the game:

We’ve played better this season. However, the mentality of the team and the ability to keep going… Hayden [Mullins] set the team up very well, Watford were very compact, very tight, deep, tried to frustrate. So that’s always difficult. But we had to keep our perseverance and keep going.

Harvey Barnes (£5.9m) looked anything but fatigued and, despite a fifth blank in a row, was one of the Foxes’ brighter players, especially in the first half.

A one-two with James Maddison (£7.6m) resulted in Barnes firing into the side netting before the left-winger danced his way through the Watford defence, only to be denied by Ben Foster (£4.8m) from close range.

The Watford goalkeeper was at it again after just after the break, thwarting Barnes from inside the six-yard box.

This was the young midfielder’s tenth start in a row for the Foxes; it was also the tenth successive game in which he has been substituted. Therein lies one of the downsides to Barnes, especially with Rodgers blessed with attack-minded options on the bench and threatening rotation over Christmas.

As was the case at the King Power Stadium on Sunday, it was a Vardy goal that set Leicester on their way to victory.

There is now almost a sense of inevitability that he will get on the scoresheet, regardless of how anonymous he looks.

Ever since Rodgers took over earlier this year, Vardy has wrestled FPL hauls from the jaws of a blank.

The late braces against Fulham and Arsenal, plus belated attacking returns against Huddersfield Town, are still fresh in the mind from the back-end of 2018/19.

Ten of his 14 goals this season have come in the second half and, although his latest strike came courtesy of a generous penalty award after a foul from Adam Masina (£4.3m) on Jonny Evans (£5.1m), he had arguably earned a lucky spot-kick decision, having been harshly penalised – and booked – for simulation in the Watford box earlier in the game.

The in-form premium striker, who remains FPL’s leading points-scorer, almost doubled his tally soon after, only to see his dinked effort hacked away from near the goal-line by a retreating Masina.

Maddison added gloss to the scoreline in injury time, bundling his way forward and firing past Foster to seal the win.

The England midfielder was himself not at his best last night but his owners would have felt they were due some luck after the penalty-taking farce of Gameweek 13 that deprived him of a goal against Brighton.

Normal service was resumed at the other end of the pitch, with Leicester keeping their seventh clean sheet of the season and their fifth in six Gameweeks.

Caglar Soyuncu (£5.1m) and co were seldom troubled, with Kasper Schmeichel (£5.3m) not making a save until injury time.

A Will Hughes (£5.5m) shot that struck Troy Deeney (£6.2m) was as close as the visitors came to breaking the deadlock before that.

Chilwell missed out on the shut-out points, with Rodgers saying of his injured left-back:

Hopefully, will be OK for the weekend. Slight problem with the top of his leg, the hip area. We’ll see how he goes over the next couple of days but hopefully OK.

Watford assets will be low down on many Fantasy managers’ watchlists, certainly until we find out who will succeed Quique Sanchez Flores at Vicarage Road.

Whoever steps into the managerial hotseat has a lot to tackle, with the Hornets seven points adrift at the foot of the Premier League and offering next-to-no attacking threat at the King Power despite their wholehearted performance.

Finding the back of the net has been a real problem in 2019/20 and Watford are the only top-flight team still in single figures for goals, with this latest defeat seeing them muster only four shots in total.

Mullins showed a bit more attacking ambition in deploying a 4-4-1-1, with Deeney in for the injured Jose Holebas (£4.7m), but there was little joy to be had against the Premier League’s meanest backline.

Owners of Crystal Palace and Liverpool defenders will be hoping that Watford remain shot-shy ahead of their encounters in Gameweeks 16 and 17 respectively.

Leicester City XI (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel; Ricardo, Evans, Soyuncu, Fuchs; Ndidi; Perez (Praet 46′), Tielemans (Choudhury 69′), Maddison, Barnes (Justin 80′), Vardy.

Watford XI (4-4-1-1): Foster; Femenia, Mariappa, Cathcart, Masina; Hughes (Quina 83′), Doucoure, Capoue, Sarr; Deulofeu (Success 77′); Deeney (Gray 87′).

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1,030 Comments Post a Comment
  1. HurriKane
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Pulisic likely to start or come off the bench next gw?

    Ii think its highly likely he gets rested

    1. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Only thing that’s making me not pull the trigger on martial>Pulisic is this threat

    2. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Good to see the mountster back in the points and pulisic owners a little worried. We've had a tough time lately!

    3. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      he trolled me.
      mount to pulisic was my transfer instead of martial to alli which i did today.

    4. zøphar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      he did look tired but everton away is a very tough fixture, so its hard to call
      personally think he starts as he is too vital to the team at the moment

    5. Old Gregg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I have this thought also.

    6. PlumaPiedra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I've been hearing he's due a rest for awhile now...

  2. Tamagotchi Massacre
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Spurs players look nice for a (C) this week huh

    1. Better off with a pin and a…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Fixtures looking good for a while now as well. Maybe time for the Son and Alli double up.

      1. Tamagotchi Massacre
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Already done. Question is just how much do I trust picking the right one for a C

    2. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      did martial to alli.

      cant afford son. think alli playing more advances is worth the 1.2m less than son.

      a double up is only possible if i sacrifice kdb.

    3. GuenDoozy
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Son played 90 every game including the CL last week. That's why cant look past Vardy for safety of start, form and pens

      1. Tamagotchi Massacre
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Food for thought, but mourinho rags his players

        1. GuenDoozy
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Having the double up is differential enough IMO

          1. Tamagotchi Massacre
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            You might be right on that yeah

      2. Regin
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        yeah aston villa unlikely to keep clean sheet.

  3. KDB4PREZ
    1 month, 13 days ago

    14 goals already for Vardy with his peak being at 24 in 15/16 season.
    Will he break it and how many does he score this season?

    I feel like he will and I’m going for 26 goals which means 12 from 22 remaining games.

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      He will break it. I predict 30.

    2. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      He'll clearly break it if fit. Totally different team. That said, u you never know how managers adapt in the second half of seasons. If they lose sight of the top spot it could become all about solidifying their position and their style could be tweaked

      1. Regin
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        dont think so. leicester will be an attacking team thruout the season. i think the top 4 is decided. spurs, manu, arsenal dropping too many points. leicester keep winning and should finish 2nd or 3rd.

    3. GuenDoozy
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Another 16 goals easily with the way they are playing

    4. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Put in a bet for him to score 20+ before the season at 7.0 odds. Easy money now if he doesn't get injured.

      1. Team Cruel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Will pull his hammy at 19 with six weeks left of the season. Will return for gw38 but miss a penalty in added time

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Cruel 🙁

  4. HarryB29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Worth ditching Ings to get Tammy back straight away? Or worth sticking with him a bit longer, hasnt really done much to justify being sold honestly

    1. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Got this issue myself m8 Ings was placeholder now I don’t wanna sell.
      Jimmy and Vardy other strikers tho so iv no idea what to do lol

      1. HarryB29
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Same here, thinking I might just hold Ings a little longer as he is in excellent form regardless of what Tammy is doing, if it was any other player there would be no way Id consider selling a player who has scored in last 4 games

        1. KDB4PREZ
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Fink I’ll do the same and swap martial to Pulisic then get Tammy back GW19 seems best strategy

      2. Regin
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        i would definitely do jimmy to tammy.

    2. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      if u have the budget, do it. i need to decide whether to ship laca (west ham away) to tammy (EVE away) for a hit as i already did martial to alli.

      1. Jimbo-Jones
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Not for a hit.

      2. KDB4PREZ
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I wouldn’t for a hit tbh

    3. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Same dilema but may take a hit for it. Anyone know why chillwel didn't play yesterday and if he is likely to be out at the weekend?

      1. n14mul
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Plus I also have vardy and jimi. Wouldn't want to take jimi out till after the Norwich game.

        1. KDB4PREZ
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Same same m8 haha tough decision to be made!

        2. KDB4PREZ
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Only fixture really scares me is bour next week for Tammy tbh Everton is tough enuff game (I no stop laughing)

          1. n14mul
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            That's why I feel I need Tammy back in after that shambles of a defence. Every long ball and Liverpool where in so I feel I dare not get Tammy back in

      2. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Read the article

  5. PortoGuy
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Mousset vs Ayew for third striker, given fixtures and form?

    1. Jimbo-Jones
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Mousset for me

    2. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      mousset.

  6. Jimbo-Jones
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Fairly rough week - switched Mount for Zaha and benched Soyuncu (and Dendoncker).

    Tielemans probably has to go now.
    I’ve got 2ft... best options?

    1. Tielemans to Grealish
    2. Tielemans & Tomori -> Kelly & Maddison / Pulisic
    3. Sterling & Tielemans -> Alli & Son

    Pope
    VVD TAA Lundstram
    Sterling KDB Tielemans Zaha
    Vardy Abraham Jimenez

    Soyuncu Tomori Dendoncker

    1. Noé Pamarot
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      3 from those. Could also consider Sterling + Pope to Alli/Son and one of Hendo/Guaita/Ryan?

    2. Better off with a pin and a…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I had Soy and Donk on the bench as well - sure we won't be the only ones and I think autosubs will play a part this week. I've still got O'Connell from SHU to play tonight - he'll probably score and take my bench over 20...

      1. Better off with a pin and a…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I'd do 3 out of your choices. Look at the upcoming fixtures for Spurs.

    3. TaiwanHC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Why jump on Grealish already? He has two extremely tough fixtures coming up - LEI and shu.

  7. Noé Pamarot
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Morning chaps. Would hugely appreciate some advice :

    Pope Button
    TAA Lund Rico Diop Janmaat
    KDB Salah Pulisic Maddison Saka
    Jimenez Ings Vardy

    1FT 2.3ITB

    1. Finally accept it and do Salah to Mane. Although he could face Bournemouth on the weekend well rested?
    2. Salah > Son/Alli
    3. Sort out one of the misnomers in my squad I.e. Diop, Janmaat, Saka. Can upgrade all with the 2.3.
    4. Pope > Hendo/Guaita
    5. Save.

    Cheers in advance.

    1. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Just get mane no matter what you do is what I learned a few weeks back

    2. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      You need mane

    3. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Tbh good team maybe consider 5. Your team is similar to mine and I am considering ings back to Tammy now he is for again

  8. JurgenRodgers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Can’t catch a break this season

    Bench Pukki Cantwell Mings Gw14

    No one came in

    Bench Tomori Cantwell Mings Gw15

    Mings comes in for Chilwell

  9. mikeycee93
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Guita or Henderson for keeper??

    1. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      guaita especially if u have lundstram.

    2. zøphar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Guaita, better fixtures long term

  10. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Pope
    TAA - Lundy - Soy
    Mane - Alli - Pulisic - Tielemans
    Kane - Vardy - Jimenez

    (4.0 Cantwell - Tomori - Rico)
    1ft & 1.2m

    A) Tomori to Aurier
    B) Tielemans to Grealish
    C) Both A & B for (-4)
    D) Kane to Tammy
    E) Kane & Tielemans to Son & Tammy (-4)

    Maybe I should give Kane one more week against Burnley
    Thoughts?

    1. zøphar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I'd give Kane another week, Everton away is not an easy fixture for Tammy

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yes I agree. Will look at this move next week.
        Think its between A or B as those two are becoming liabilities.

    2. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A this week and D next for me. B the following week would be my strategy prob as decent fixtures for players transferring out

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        That seems like a good plan.

        Cheers!

        1. KDB4PREZ
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Goodluck m8

    3. GuenDoozy
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Easy hold. Not sure what the appeal is for Aurier. Spurs are conceding 2 every game

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        They have been a bit unlucky.
        Only conceded 1 big chance over the past 3 games and xgc of just above 3.
        Aurier is very advanced seems like he could get a few attacking returns and very good on bonus too surprisingly.

      2. KDB4PREZ
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Aurier better pick than Tomori surely you’d agree?

  11. DAZZ
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Not sure where to go next. No Tammy could be a problem, no Alli, Chilwell’s injury. Any thoughts with 1FT? Have my WC aswell. 0ITB

    Henderson Button
    TAA Chilwell Montoya Lundy Willems
    Son Mane KDB Mount Pulisic
    Vardy Jiminez Greenwood

    My Chelsea double up hasnt really paid off either 🙁

    1. Astronautovic
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Maybe mount to grealish and montoya/willems to aurier

  12. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Got a bit carried away last evening and did Pulisic/Janmaat to Alli/Aurier for -4...

    I know, too soon and not worth -4...

    1. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Could be payed back this week tbf

    2. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      If Pulisic benched and Janmaat is still injured

  13. manu4life99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    A) KDB to Alli
    B) Pulisic,Tomor to Alli,Kelly(-4)

    Hend
    TAA Lund Aurier
    Mane KDB Maddison Pulisic
    Vardy Jiminez Tammy

    Heaton,soy,tomori,dend

  14. Vlad Tepes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Best replacement for Martial? Currently thinking of, Pulisic and Grealish. Cant afford Alli right now

    1. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Pulisic if plays next 3 lol think I’ll do this move myself

      1. Pieterke30
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I expect Pulisic to be benched at Everton on Saturday

    2. firstade
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I took Zaha due to fixtures. I have double Chelsea and double Spurs already and didn't want to triple up at this point.

    3. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Grealish.

  15. Atimis
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Think I need some radicals moves, pretty fed up with "promising players" like KDB, Jim and Pulisic:

    This week, KDB to Dele (c), next week Jim Auba to Tammy Rash ?
    Dele playing basically as the second striker...

    Henderson
    TAA/Lund/Soy
    Mane/KDB/Maddison/Pulisic
    Auba/Vardy/Jimenez

    Button/Tomori/Rico/Hayden

    1. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Seems rash but no gamble no future

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Jimenez has Norwich in GW18 id keep him till then.
      Could be one of the standout captaincy picks.

      1. Atimis
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Rly sick of him, one of my worst moves this year tbh

        1. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          When did you get him?

          He's only blanked once in the last 5 games. Doing pretty well.

          1. Pieterke30
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Probably two GWs ago and he is bitter because Ings and co are doing better.

            Next 3 are perfect Jimenez-like games imo

          2. Atimis
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Made silly Tammy to Jim move

        2. AD2110
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          He’s been great this year. Don’t know why people are selling tbh. Got attacking returns in most games recently

          1. Jammydodger2018
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Jimi has been one of the best this season, very consistent. I’m keeping for sure

  16. balint84
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Salah+Jimenez to Kane+Dilva?

    1. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Let’s c rest of team? Pretty sure you could do better than getting Kane in

    2. MC Hammer
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      not Kane

      1. balint84
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        why not? he always good in this period of the season

        1. Rocky.007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Why would you want a 11m holding midfielder when you get their attacker for 8.5

  17. KDB4PREZ
    1 month, 13 days ago

    People with 3 pool (double of defense for me) what’s plan for Gw18 if no WC?
    I’ll have strong bench to cover all 3 but feels awful to bench so much! Prob have to sell Robo at that point but I’d only want the double up again!

    1. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Rico Kelly Cantwell good fixtures

    2. Jullepuu
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I think that I will bench all three of them. By game week 18 my bench will be Grealish, Hayden and a cheap defender (probably Rico)

    3. MC Hammer
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Problem is not Pool, we shud just bench them. Problem is all the other highly owned players having tough matchups

  18. waldo666
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    1 FT 0.0 ITB, thoughts appreciated.

    Gazza
    TAA Soy Lundstram
    Salah Sterling KDB Mount
    Vardy Jimenez Tammy

    (Button Dendonker Rico AWB)

    A) Salah to Mane
    B) Salah to Son/Alli
    C) AWB to Kelly
    D) Something else
    E) Save

    1. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Get mane

  19. Pat Butcher
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Kdb and Jimmy

    To

    Alli and rashford?

    1. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      If you don't have Son and didn't get KDB cheap, then yes.

    2. KDB4PREZ
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Love you pat x

  20. Phil's Stamps
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    This question has probably been asked a hundred times already but who would you rather have after this GW?
    A) Abraham
    B) Rashford

    Rashford's fixtures are great but to bring him in would mean downgrading somewhere else for a hit, and above all I just don't trust Utd, they are still a basket case of a team like Arsenal.

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Tammy or both

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Tammy for me most likely.

      Will get Rashford later for Jimenez if needed.

      1. n14mul
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Agree with this

        1. Jammydodger2018
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Tammy

  21. Tamagotchi Massacre
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Who's hoppin on the Jackawagon in GW 18 then. Graelish? More like GOALish.

    AM I RITE LADZ

    1. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I'm getting him for Tielemans this weekend, the train will have left the station by GW18.

      1. Tamagotchi Massacre
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        For SHU away

        Really?

        1. Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          He's probably my supersub for that one.

      2. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Even im tempted to make that switch this week but the fixtures over the next 2 means it could backfire.

    2. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Gw18 Might be my captain as well

  22. AD2110
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    What to do with this team?

    Probs need to get a spurs mid in there.

    A) Robertson, Pulisic/Maddison -> Aurier, Son
    B) Other (any suggestions?)

    Trent is also on 4 yellows so may get rid of him instead of Robbo? Fed up of having 2 pool defenders and constantly having points on the bench.

    Team below:

    Ryan (Button)
    TAA, Robbo, Lund (Soy, Rico)
    KDB, Mane, Maddison, Pulisic (Dend)
    Tammy, Vardy, Jimi

  23. Rhodes your boat
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Few options with 2ft 0.0itb this week, team currently

    Pope
    Taa soy Lund
    Mane kdb son pulisic
    Vardy Abraham jimi

    Button tomori rico dendo

    A) tomori pope to Guaita/Henderson kelly
    B) jimi pulisic to mousset alli
    C) son pope to alli Guaita
    D) other!

    1. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Pope to Guaita.....simple

      1. Rhodes your boat
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        With 0.0 itb?

  24. Rinseboy
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    1 FT any ideas?
    Robbo to Aurier? to free up cash for Jimi to Rashford next week?

    Pope
    TAA Robbo Lunds
    Son Alli Maddison Mane
    Jimi Vardy Tammy
    Button Cantwell Soyuncu Rico

  25. olidooley
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Hey guys....2 FTs here and 0 itb

    Gazzaniga McGovern
    Robertson TAA Lundstram Söyüncü Willems
    Mané KDB Maddison Zaha Dendoncker
    Abraham Vardy Jiménez

    1) Admit defeat on the Zaha transfer after one week and admit defeat on the Pool defence double ahead of 2 nice fixtures......Robbo/Zaha TO Alli/Kelly
    2) Hold fire with Robbo and Zaha.....Gazzaniga TO Guaita
    3) Other way to use FT

  26. Pia06rc
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Which 3 defenders should I start this week:

    A) Aurier
    B) Lundstram
    C) Tomori
    D) Kelly
    E) Soyuncu

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      ABD

  27. Pieterke30
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Massive selling of Jimenez seems like kneejerking to me.

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Yeah, surely there are other issues in the team

    2. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Not selling till after Norwich game in a couple of weeks.

    3. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Agreed. The guy has only blanked one in the past 5 games and has the stats to back it up.
      bha, TOT, nor I can see points in those 3 fixtures.

    4. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Yeah good stats yesterday but tbf those playing two up top i think Vardy Tammy is the way to go

    5. PlumaPiedra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Seems like Tammy is back to me more like. Was always the plan to switch back.

  28. Klein
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    How did kane look yesterday? Hasnt looked threatening post jose has he?

    1. Klein
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Thinking of going kane to jiminez for those 3 juicy fixtures.

    2. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      He looked like a decent central midfielder, honestly.

      1. Pieterke30
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Honestly could see him score very well against Burnley because many will have sold (that’s how this effing game works innit?) but defo wouldnt keep long term. He is still playing waaaayyyy too deep

        1. Klein
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yeah thats how it works. And he gets 2 pens when you sell it.

      2. Klein
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yeah heat map is aweful too. Failed punt for me. Specially as i removed Rashford to get him.

        1. Pieterke30
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Ouch

    3. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Absolute shite as an FPL pick

    4. Jafoole_88
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Not as good as CHO

  29. TaiwanHC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Who should be of highest priority to transfer out?

    A. VVD
    B. Mount
    C. Abraham

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A

    2. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A

    3. Klein
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Liv play bou and wat in next two. Those are the two worst attack right now. Wouldnt sell vvd. Maybe after those two for blank. I would sell mount of those 3

  30. marzo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    1. Salah -> Alli (or maybe Son).
    2. Save FT for 1 more week.

    Some points- Very weak bench. WC still in pocket. About 60k overall.
    Henderson.
    Robbo, Soyuncu, Lundstram.
    Pulisic, Mane, KDB, Salah, Cantwell.
    Abraham, Vardy.
    Button, A. Smith, Williams, Wickham.
    1ft. 0.2m ITB.