Scout Notes

Ings, Grealish and Lundstram reward owners as Richarlison blanks

Danny Ings (£6.4m), Jack Grealish (£6.2m) and John Lundstram (£5.2m) were among the standout FPL assets on show over four Gameweek 18 clashes, while Richarlison (£7.9m) disappointed his new clutch of owners.

Their exploits are among our Scout Notes from Everton, Southampton, Sheffield United and Burnley’s latest matches.

EVERTON 0-0 ARSENAL

Scout Notes round-up 1
Alex Iwobi’s injury could potentially affect Richarlison’s position

Richarlison owners were disappointed early on in this drab game as the Brazilian was forced to move from centre-forward to left midfield after 10 minutes.

An injury to Alex Iwobi (£5.6m) saw Cenk Tosun (£5.7m) introduced to partner Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£5.7m) in Duncan Ferguson’s 4-4-2 formation.

Arsenal managed just one off-target effort in the first half but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.8m) came closest to opening the scoring after the restart.

His close-range attempt, which came after Calum Chambers (£4.4m) flicked on a corner, was stopped on the line by Jordan Pickford (£5.4m). Considering Aubameyang’s proximity to goal and the sun in his eyes, the England keeper did well to deny the Arsenal forward.

Moments later, Emile Smith-Rowe (unlisted) found Aubameyang in the box but a tame effort was easily gathered by Pickford. Those early efforts were the best the Gabon striker could manage before his 78th-minute substitution for Alexandre Lacazette (£9.3m).

At the other end, Richarlison created a good chance for Calvert-Lewin in the 67th minute but the forward’s shot was bravely blocked by Lucas Torreira (£4.7m).

Chambers was the first player to fall off the suspension tightrope in Gameweek 18, with his late yellow-card tackle on Mason Holgate (£4.4m) ruling the Arsenal man out of Gameweek 19.

Speaking after the game, outgoing Toffees caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson said:

It wasn’t the best game but it’s a point and we kept a clean sheet, which we’ve not had in a long while. It was a struggle out there but I can’t fault the effort again.

[Carlo Ancelotti] is a brilliant appointment. I’ve said all along we want a world class manager at Everton – and we’ve got one. I’ve had a word with me and I’m still in a job! I can’t wait to start working with him.

Ferguson’s fellow interim manager Freddie Ljungberg had this to say on his last game in temporary charge, a positive take considering how poor the Gunners were in the opening half.

I wanted to win the game but we’ve taken strides. I want to keep possession and we played through them quite well. I liked that we dominated with a young side.

I think we have a lot of talent but from what I said before against [Manchester] City, I wasn’t happy with the effort we put in. We played a top team and of course they’re very good, but you still need to run and you need to put in an effort.

What I put on here today, I know they’re young and don’t have any experience – some even made their Premier League debuts and we had an 18-year-old [Bukayo Saka] at left-back who’s a winger – but they did really, really well and dominated a game against Everton away from home. We, as a club, should be very proud of that.

Asked about Mesut Ozil (£7.2m) – who officially missed out with a foot injury – Ljungberg stated that the midfielder would have been left out of the squad even if he had been fit.

He [Ozil] walked off the pitch [in the Man City game] and then kicked his gloves. The fans were not happy. I got asked about it and said, ‘At Arsenal, that’s not how we behave and not what we do’.

I stand by that. Mesut was injured but I would not have picked him for the squad because I want to make a stance that it’s not what I accept from an Arsenal football player. That’s my decision. I won’t make the decisions again but that’s what I think.

Everton XI (4-4-2): Pickford; Digne, Mina, Holgate, Sidibe; Iwobi (Tosun 11′ | Kean 80′), Delph (Delph 72′), Sigurdsson, Davies; Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin.

Arsenal XI (4-2-3-1): Leno; Saka, David Luiz, Chambers, Maitland-Niles; Xhaka, Torreira; Martinelli, Smith-Rowe (Willock 66′), Nelson; Aubameyang (Lacazette 78′).

ASTON VILLA 1-3 SOUTHAMPTON

Ings, Grealish and Lundstram reward owners as Richarlison blanks
Grealish’s rasper hits the top corner

The Fantasy stock of Jack Grealish (£6.2m) and in particular Danny Ings (£6.4m) rose once more at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon.

Ings grabbed the first of his two goals after 21 minutes, with Shane Long (£4.6m) doing the hard work for Southampton.

The Irishman robbed Frederic Guilbert (£4.4m) of the ball before seeing his effort parried by Tom Heaton (£4.5m), which left Ings the simple task of tapping in.

Long then saw his header, from a Ryan Bertrand (£4.8m) cross, hit off Kortney Hause (£4.4m) before being claimed on the line by Heaton.

Southampton doubled their lead through Jack Stephens (£4.3m), who headed home unchallenged from a James Ward-Prowse (£5.9m) corner.

Dean Smith is under no illusions as to where the Villans must improve, while FPL bosses may be slow to invest in players such as Guilbert and Matt Targett (£4.4m) despite a relatively decent run of fixtures.

The Villa manager, who was again without first-choice central defender Tyrone Mings (£4.5m), said:

We all have to take responsibility. Defensively we have to be better and we have to improve quickly.

If you give away a three-goal lead in any league, it’s tough, but in the Premier League it’s tougher. They won the second balls, and that’s what disappointed me today.

We lose a race against [Shane] Long and we give away a free header. We started quite well but after the first goal, you see heads drop.

Ings doubled his tally minutes after the restart, pouncing on a loose ball in the box to turn and fire past Heaton in the top right-hand corner from an acute angle. That was the striker’s 11th goal of the season, seven of which have been scored since Gameweek 12.

Grealish rocketed a shot past Alex McCarthy (£4.3m) in the 76th minute to lift Villa. While it was too little, too late for his side, owners and potential investors will have been impressed.

The midfielder avoided a fifth yellow of the season, while he twice tested McCarthy from inside the area in added time.

On the early leg injury sustained by John McGinn (£5.7m), Smith added:

He’s gone for an x-ray but it doesn’t look good. We’ll wait and see.

Post-match, Saints chief Ralph Hasenhuttl remarked:

It was important. We knew this before the game and I think it was a deserved win for us. We were the better team today, played some good football and scored good goals, and not only good football but also better defending.

It was really committed and in the end it was hard work but when you get three points for it, you like to do it. The performance in away games is absolutely okay and we must also say that in the home games, we have to have a better atmosphere.

Aston Villa XI (4-3-3): Heaton; Targett, Engels, Hause, Guilbert; McGinn (Nakamba 8′), Douglas Luiz, Hourihane (Kodjia 56′); Grealish, Wesley, El Ghazi (Trézéguet 68′).

Southampton XI (4-4-2): McCarthy; Bertrand, Bednarek, J Stephens, Cedric; Redmond, Hojbjerg, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong (Romeu 76′); S Long (Obafemi 82′), Ings (Adams 87′).

BRIGHTON 0-1 SHEFFIELD UNITED

John Lundstram (£5.2m) picked up another clean sheet for his 49.7% ownership at the Amex Stadium on Saturday, while Dean Henderson (£4.8m) owners will have rejoiced after the stopper was awarded the assist for Oliver McBurnie‘s (£5.7m) winner.

The Blades had the ball in Brighton’s net after eight minutes but John Egan (£4.5m) unluckily saw his header ruled out for handball. That was much to the relief of Seagulls keeper Mat Ryan (£4.8m), who came for a corner but swiped at thin air to allow Egan an open goal.

Brighton were the next to see a strike ruled out in the 19th minute. Henderson made a good save from a rasping Aaron Mooy (£4.8m) shot, which rebounded into the path of Martin Montoya (£4.5m). His cross was tapped in by Neal Maupay (£5.8m) but the defender was offside from Mooy’s initial effort.

Five minutes later, McBurnie gave United the lead with a great solo effort. After winning Henderson’s long ball against Adam Webster (£4.4m), the striker raced beyond Lewis Dunk (£4.7m) before firing past Ryan via the near post.

Scout Notes round-up 4
McBurnie wins Henderson’s long pass before going on to score

Webster redeemed himself soon after by ushering Lundstram off the ball in the Brighton box, after the FPL defender was played in by David McGoldrick (£5.4m).

The Ireland striker missed yet another big chance after the interval. He capitalised on Webster’s dallying to rob the ball before rounding Ryan, only to see his effort go the wrong side of the keeper’s near post.

Disallowed goals were the theme of this clash, with Jack O’Connell (£4.6m) the next to see one chalked off. The defender tapped in at the second time of asking after Ryan couldn’t hold the first effort but O’Connell was offside from Egan’s header after a 55th-minute free-kick.

Aaron Connolly (£4.6m) – who was brought on alongside Glenn Murray (£5.5m) at half time in place of Leandro Trossard (£5.8m) and Pascal Groß (£6.4m) – tested Henderson with a fine effort on 77 minutes.

McBurnie’s replacement Lys Mousset (£5.1m) matched Connolly at the other end as he tested Ryan from inside the box.

McGoldrick then had another chance to open his Premier League account but his lob found the top of Ryan’s goal, as Chris Wilder’s troops had to settle for just one goal in GW18.

The Blades boss was full of praise for his side after the match, however, saying:

We are a tough team to play against and we’ll take the result. The structure of the team was great. I’ve just got an incredible group of players at the football club.

We weren’t at our best today. We suffered the disappointment of those [VAR] decisions going against us, and rightly so, but I think we created the best chances in the game. We’ve got a bit [about] us, under the shirt. We’ve got to tough it out at times and we did that today.

I just had a hunch [about McBurnie] from what I’ve seen of him in the week. I just think it was the right time for him to go in. It’s a great goal. We hope to make our mark in the division. The players are all enjoying it and stepping up to the challenge. The table doesn’t lie but we’ve achieved nothing yet.

In another plus for FPL bosses, Lundstram also avoided his fifth yellow of the season. Both the defender and Grealish have one more match to get through before the booking threshold increases (for clubs that have played 19 matches) following Gameweek 19.

Brighton boss Graham Potter knew his side were second best against the Blades, as he admitted post-match:

We weren’t good but credit to the opposition. In the first half in particular they were better at what they do than we were. It was a poor goal to concede. We needed to deal with it better. 

It was a game of not many chances, but we just didn’t play well – and we have to look at ourselves for that. We’re not the only team who has found it difficult to play against Sheffield United at home.  

We didn’t find the space we needed and they deserved to win but there are things we can learn from the game and do better which we’ll have to do.

On his early changes, Potter added:

We had to change the dynamic of the game at half time. In the second half we huffed and puffed and there was better pressure from us but not enough in terms of chances created. The challenge was to find a way through and we couldn’t.

Brighton XI (4-3-3): Ryan; Burn, Webster, Dunk, Montoya (Bissouma 56′); D Stephens, Pröpper, Mooy; Trossard (Connolly 46′), Maupay, Groß (Murray 46′).

Sheffield United XI (3-5-2): Henderson; O’Connell, Egan, Basham; Stevens, L Freeman (Osborn 53′), Norwood (Bešić 82′), Lundstram, Baldock; McBurnie (Mousset 63′), McGoldrick.

BOURNEMOUTH 0-1 BURNLEY

A late Jay Rodriguez (£5.7m) header was the first and only shot on target at a rain-soaked Vitality Stadium.

On the goal, which was confirmed after a VAR review for handball, Sean Dyche said:

What a header that is from Jay Rod, because we just couldn’t find that spark. We’ve moved a long way from last season and the feel and demand of the group is there for all to see.

Scout Notes round-up 3
Rodriguez scores late on for Burnley

The Clarets boss also acknowledged that the game itself left a lot to be desired.

It was a poor game, but it’s hard in this league to play consistently and win, so we’ll take it. We didn’t get a foothold at all with the ball but we stayed resolute and found the good moment at the end. – Sean Dyche

Popular budget defender Diego Rico (£4.4m) picked up his fifth yellow card of the season in an ill-tempered affair. That booking rules the Cherries defender out of Gameweek 19 through suspension, with Eddie Howe’s side welcoming Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal to the south coast.

Owners will have been disappointed by Bournemouth’s late concession but Rico’s booking and absence of attacking returns mean the defender would not have come into bonus-point territory with a clean sheet.

Callum Wilson (£7.4m) was brought on at half time to mark his return from injury but failed to test Nick Pope (£4.7m), who earned his seventh clean sheet of the campaign.

Bournemouth XI (4-5-1): Ramsdale; Rico, Mepham, Francis, Stacey; Fraser, Billing (Solanke 86′), Lerma, Gosling, L Cook (C Wilson 46′); King.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; C Taylor, Mee, Tarkowski, Bardsley; McNeil (Brady 82′), Westwood, Cork, Hendrick (Lennon 65′); A Barnes (Rodriguez 75′), Wood.

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1,988 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nabs Kebabs
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Henderson 12 pter benched lol

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      That’s the problem when you try and rotate keepers, always happens. Just don’t go down that path

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Only cost 5 points.

      1. Nabs Kebabs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Yeah, that's why I'm not too mad. It's just annoying staring at that haul on the bench. Happy to have him anyway.

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

    Morning all.
    Having a very good GW.

    Ings to Tammy was planned move but not doing it now 😀

    What would you do with this squad ??
    Pope Button
    Taa Lundstram Aurier Soyuncu Rico
    Mane Son© KDB Grealish Donkey
    Vardy Rashford Ings

    1FT, 2.1m itb

    A. Pope to Guaita
    B. save FT

    Thanks for replying !

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Mane to Salah looks the best move.

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

        I'm willing to give Mane 3 more GW's mate.
        One away & 2 Home games.
        Will reassess after that between him and Mo.

    2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Probably save

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

        Thank you Holmes.

    3. Ynwalfc
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Play Donkey he’ll be hitting form soon

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Sighh
        Thanks mate

        1. Ynwalfc
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Haha thanks. If I was going to do a transfer in ur team I would swap out Söyüncü for Baldock and play him they have Watford at home. Him and Lundstram look brilliant going forward and there’s a good chance of a clean sheet.

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Good option. Fixtures turn though after that game.

  3. waltzingmatildas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Still have wc and 2fts. 1.9itb

    Thinking I need to upgrade mousset? DCL worth a punt? Martinelli/greenwood as cheap options?
    Or downgrade someone else to get more cash?
    Pope Heaton
    Robertson soy lundstram Rico cathcart
    Mane kdb alli maddison grealish
    Vardy ings mousset

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Drop one of the GKs I guess

      Mousset to Maupay is an option but that gives benching headache

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Yeah maybe just leave mousset then.
        Heaton to guaita?

        1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Want to continue with 2 GKs?

  4. Kopkloppers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    How did Pool play?

  5. Nabs Kebabs
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Henderson
    TAA Lundstram Kelly
    KDB Son Alli Maddison
    Vardy Abraham Ings

    Pope Soyuncu Hayden Rico

    1FT. But a lot of options with 6.1m banked.

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

      Lol @ money itb 😀
      Too much TV you've got there mate.
      Mine is 106.7
      That's easily 107+ right ?

      1. Nabs Kebabs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        107.8m 🙂

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

          Bloody hell !
          Well done

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Might want a Pooler mid sooner.

      1. Nabs Kebabs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Just dropped Mane for KDB. Waiting for the right moment to pounce on Salah.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Leicester there for the taking.

          1. Nabs Kebabs
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            you think?

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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              • 10 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Home game is the only thing saving them. Chilwell and Soy very exposed yesterday.

              1. Nabs Kebabs
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                They also looked pretty vulnerable against Norwich. Perhaps they are starting to tire, as they have hardly rotated the squad.

          2. Nabs Kebabs
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            there is a temptation to bring him in and captain him.

    3. Nabs Kebabs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Maddison is the one confusing me. Almost got rid of him for Grealish/Zaha last week. Still stuck on whether I hold him or not. Bought for 7.3m

    4. Johan Queef
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      That is outrageous TV. I can barely make that team without the spare funds!

  6. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Chances of an Abraham fail?
    Highest ownership of players I don't have today.

    1. seewhyaxe
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      even though I own him, I'm kinda hoping he fails and that would give me the excuse to get rid of him

      1. Pieterke30
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Before SOU (H) and ARS (A)?

        It all depends on how Chelsea look going fwd today, I suppose

        1. seewhyaxe
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Yes, since I'm gonna wc soon anyway.

          I'm thinking of getting off the train sooner.

    2. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Very high Id say.

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

      I'm expecting a cs for Spurs

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Nah, doubtful.

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

          2-0 was)is my prediction.
          Let's see. Don't own any of Chelsea.

    4. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      5-4 that game. Alli and Tammy the main men

    5. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I have got a strong feeling Chelsea's attack will be too quick & sharp for Spurs. Pulisic Tammy & Mount will likely frustrate sellers

      1. Soto Ayam
        2 months, 4 days ago

        They only frustrate their buyers

    6. Nabs Kebabs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      expecting him to score, i'm an owner though...

  7. Liberate HK - antichinazi
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Play Cantwell or Vardy next week?

    1. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Vardy obviously

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

      Lol

    3. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      The guaranteed scorer

      1. Liberate HK - antichinazi
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Predicting a Lei 0-2 Liv scoreline...

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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          • 10 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          No brainer then

    4. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Probably Cantwell. 10 beats 9

    5. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      This is a forbidden question. The next time you ask this you will be banned

  8. Tube!!
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    West Ham fans....will Martin come back in?

    1. Dthinger
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      and while you're at it...when will Reid be a starter again?

  9. IRBOX ⚽
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Soyuncu has been absolutely exposed as a terrible defender the last 2 GW’s; first by Pukki when he was caught out of position numerous times and then by KDB with such a poor defensive decision to dive in. Salah will have a field day next GW

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

      Anyone can look bad against a full flow, relentless Pep's City team tbh mate.
      City were so pumped up for most of the day.
      But yeah, i expect Pool to beat Leicester easily

      1. IRBOX ⚽
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        He was worse against Norwich than City is the concern

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Didn't stop Arsenal getting a clean sheet after playing City.

      1. IRBOX ⚽
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Arsenal are a known joke of a club

        1. Nabs Kebabs
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          says an everton supporter 😆

        2. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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          • 10 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Says a lot about Everton.

          1. IRBOX ⚽
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            5 points against Chelsea, United, Arsenal in our last 3 with an interim manager. I know who I would prefer over Ancelotti and Arteta 😆

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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              • 10 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              Chelsea couldn't score vs Bournemouth. Bounce is over now.

              1. IRBOX ⚽
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                Ferguson bounce is over, Ancelotti bounce to come. Where was Arsenal’s bounce? A loss to Brighton? 😆

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Still amongst the top 5 centre backs in the PL imo

      1. IRBOX ⚽
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Not even close; VVD, Matip, Evans, Maguire, Mings, Egan, Rudiger, Alderweirald, Vertonghen all ahead of him

        1. Dthinger
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          I agree...I'd say Leicester's defensive strength is more down to Evans, Schmeichel, and Ndidi than Soyuncu

  10. Holmes (specialist in failu…
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Jota and Salah to have fun next week

    1. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Jimmy & Mané 😉

  11. MoManeTaa
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Can I expect 13+ points from the below players, to beat my cup opponent?

    Son (c), Alli, Aurrier

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Hopefully Son does that.

      1. MoManeTaa
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        An assist or goal shud settle it for me

    2. Trophé Mourinho
      2 months, 5 days ago

      2,15,12

    3. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Just need 1 goal, its possible but depends which Chelsea play.

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

      Definitely

    5. Dthinger
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      probably not

  12. Trophé Mourinho
    2 months, 5 days ago

    is Mane to Salah ok? I think most of you think it is, but Mane isnt bad tho

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Mane is very bad when compared to Salah. Do it

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Mané the better player in 2019. Man, you really write loads of tripe sometimes

        1. IRBOX ⚽
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Really? Have you watched Liverpool in recent weeks? Salah is playing central striker and his stats are astronomical. 29 points to Mane’s 6 in their last 2 fixtures says it all

          1. Trophé Mourinho
            2 months, 5 days ago

            yea its tempting

          2. Hakim Ziyech
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 5 days ago

            "last 2 fixtures" like you said. I like both players, arguably, if Mané plays the complete forward role, i guess there is a case for Mané likewise.

            1. IRBOX ⚽
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              He isn’t capable of that position though

              1. Hakim Ziyech
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 5 days ago

                😆 played there for Liverpool & always delivers. Simple cross in from Trent & Mané would be there to smash it in. He is very capable. Irbox please don't let us do this today 😆 You really never give in when against in an argument

                1. IRBOX ⚽
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 5 days ago

                  Mane playing central forward? I’m not even going to argue this point..

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

                    He played there last season & this season but not in a 4-5-1. In a fluid 4-3-3 system

              2. Guru Mediation
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 5 days ago

                I thought you were going to twitter never to return here?! 🙁

                1. IRBOX ⚽
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  I spend most of my time there discussing things with elite managers, just come here for the lols

                  1. Guru Mediation
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Tedious trolling. Get some sleep

                    1. IRBOX ⚽
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      How is offering an opinion trolling? Odd..

                      1. Dthinger
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        because you made a categorical, and totally baseless statement while your overall rank is really, really, sad.

                      2. IRBOX ⚽
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        No need for that but if you want to talk about rank.. compare our season history. Yours is abhorrent to say the least 😆

                      3. IRBOX ⚽
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        Excuse me? Do you know your season history? 😆

                      4. Dthinger
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        that's a fair point, but it doesnt mean you werent trolling

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

                    Lol

    2. Liberate HK - antichinazi
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      waste of transfer imo. Mane is in good form and shape too

    3. GuenDoozy
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Keep.

  13. Ynwalfc
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Pope
    Aurier,Lundstram,Baldock
    Mane,Son,Alli,Grealish
    Vardy,Jimenez,Rashford(C)

    Subs Button,Kelly,Periera,MCGinn

    Can’t spot much I would change.Spurs have Brighton at home,Sheffield utd have Watford at home and the other players are all in form. Any suggestions? GTG? Thanks

  14. Wally banter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Start Cantwell or Jiminez :O

    1. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      The Mexican Sensation

    2. Ynwalfc
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I’d go with form. There’s a good chance city will concede

  15. pundit of punts
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Good to go?

    Pope
    TAA - Lundstram - Kelly
    Mane - KDB - Son - Grealish
    Vardy - Abraham - Ings

    Woodman - Madison - Rico - Hanley

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      You'll want Rashford and Alli after today.

      1. pundit of punts
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Alli maybe but don’t think Rashford will do much.

        Pearson will keep things tight and so will Bruce next he.

        1. pundit of punts
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          *gw

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

    Almiron finally got his first goal, yay!

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

      Just when I started kelly for the first time and even doubled up with Guaita

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

      Heck! against Guaita. Ruined my Kelly CS

  17. Trophé Mourinho
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Pukkis fixtures be like a wheres wally sweater :/

  18. Ynwalfc
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Is Alli to De Bruyne a sideways move? De Bruynes potential for points looks big!

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

      get both

    2. Ynwalfc
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I can’t afford both. The other option would be for Son who I was looking to keep. Spurs fixtures look brilliant so might just keep both

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

    Bench One

    A. Baldock - Watford H
    B. Kelly - Hammers H
    C. Jimenez - Man City H

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

      Kelly

    2. Ynwalfc
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Easy Kelly

  20. cnewman7
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    1 FT and 4.8 ITB

    Guaita
    TAA Lund Kelly
    Son KDB Mount Maddison
    Vardy Ings Abraham

    Button Soy McGinn* Rico*

    A) McGinn --> Cantwell (better squad depth and play as 1st sub)
    B) McGinn --> Alli (then benching headache with mount vs. Ings)
    C) Ings --> Kane (as SOU fixtures turn)
    D) Hold

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

      madds mcginn to mane or salah and cantwell?

    2. afsr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      B - you won't have benching headache till Jan 1st, will help with rotation

  21. marzo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Cup survival in the balance. Who do u think wins this?

    1. B Williams (or 0), Pulisic, Kane (c) + 5 points.
    2. AWB, Alli, Rashford.

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

      1 with kane goal...AWB n rash gonna blank

      1. marzo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        hopefully!

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

    Morning everyone! What do i do with this team?

    Guaita
    Soy, Lundstram, Aurier
    Mane, Pulisic, KdB, Alli, Grealish
    Vardy, Rashford

    Button, Jimenez, Soy, Hanley
    1FT, 2.2 ITB

    A - Mane -> Salah
    B - Hanley -> Kelly (pls consider other defs)
    C - Jimenez, Pulisic -> Ings, Son (-4)
    D - A+B (-4)
    E - save

    1. afsr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Could go with a different striker in C (Maupay etc.)

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

      Wait for tonights game to see if pogba plays no10 - then you cud go for him for pulisic

      1. afsr
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        don't think he's starting tonight, maybe comes on as a sub

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

    madds mcginn to mane or salah and cantwell??

    1. Dthinger
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      yes

    2. afsr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Salah and cantwell most def

  24. fish&chips
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    How did de bruyne play yesterday? Bit disappointed with only 4 points as my captain but still think it was a good move to captain him.

    1. afsr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      He played really well. Got forward a little less than ag Arsenal, but still had his chances, hit the post, tested the keeper couple more times, and created chances for others

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Brilliant as always.
      Should have had a 10+ score.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        That YC cost him bps too.
        Would have finished 2/3 bps bar that unnecessary YC

    3. fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Playing in a very advanced role, points are coming

  25. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Henderson
    TAA Lundstram Chilwell
    Son Alli KDB Mount
    Jimenez Vardy Abraham

    Button Dendoncker Soyuncu Rico

    1FT, 2.4itb [have Wildcard]

    What to do here please??

    1. Wally banter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Mount to Grealish?

  26. Wally banter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Maddison to Son for free?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Yep

      1. Wally banter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        🙂
        Reckon so, but call for salah is back in my mind.. reckon son can match salah next three weeks right?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 4 days ago

          For sure.
          Leicester Wolves SHU all are tough nuts.

  27. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Should Carroll have got an assist for the Newcastle goal?

  28. IRBOX ⚽
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Who wins?

    a) Rashford (c) + 9
    b) Alli (c), Son, Abraham

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      B

    2. GuenDoozy
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Probably B unless Rashford bags 15ish

    3. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A

  29. GuenDoozy
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Early thoughts on this team? I know the obvious lack of city players but I am willing to go without till GW21.

    Hendo
    TAA Lund Kelly
    Mane Son Alli Grealish
    Vardy Tammy Rashford

    Button Cantwell Chilwell Rico

    1ft, 1.4Itb

    Thanks

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Save

      1. GuenDoozy
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Cheers. Bench order okay? Or would you start one of the wells?

  30. lilmessipran
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Hendo
    Taa lund Kelly
    Son(c) kdb mane Pulisic Graelish
    Vardy Tammy

    Button Mousset soy rico.. 1 ft 1.2 itb..g2g?