Scout Notes

Why appealing home fixtures are becoming a problem for Abraham

Chelsea assets continue to frustrate Fantasy Premier League managers as they recorded yet another awful home result in Gameweek 19.

They were undone by basement boys Southampton on an afternoon when many a captain armband was placed on Blues options.

Meanwhile, we got our first chance to see Arsenal under new manager Mikel Arteta.

We’ve got some analysis on both matches in this latest Scout Notes article.

Chelsea 0-2 Southampton

Goals: Michael Obafemi (£4.9m), Nathan Redmond (£6.2m)

Assists: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (£4.8m)

Bonus Points: Cédric Soares x3 (£4.8m), Jan Bednarek x2 (£4.4m), Obafemi x2

Tammy Abraham‘s (£7.9m) stock continues to fall as he recorded yet another blank in a disappointing result for Chelsea on Boxing Day.

Despite naming a strong line-up, Frank Lampard saw his side lose 2-0 at home to a Southampton outfit that started the match without in-form goalscorer Danny Ings (£6.5m).

It was the third time in four Premier League matches at Stamford Bridge that Chelsea have lost to a relegation-threatened club without scoring – which has gone a long way to causing trust issues when it comes to captaining their players.

Furthermore, with so many so-called smaller clubs coming to Chelsea and registering positive results, it appears that Stamford Bridge is losing fear for the sides that Lampard’s men should be beating. Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhüttl explained his players were motivated by that and it suggests that this sort of problem could potentially create a vicious cycle at home.

“When you see that two teams win here then why shouldn’t you also? This is more of losing the fear, don’t be afraid. Come here, be brave. I spoke before about how we want to win here.” – Ralph Hasenhüttl

Despite doing so well against Spurs in Gameweek 18, Chelsea barely got any kind of rhythm going against Southampton on Boxing Day, not managing a single shot on target until the stroke of half-time.

Mason Mount (£6.5m), who was named on the bench alongside Christian Pulisic (£7.2m), replaced Kurt Zouma (£4.7m) at half-time, triggering a switch from the 3-4-3 formation to a 4-2-3-1.

There was something of an impact as Abraham soon after had the chance to lash an effort into the side-netting, his only shot of the match, and even after that, Chelsea were still woeful going forward.

“Mason has been feeling rough the last few days. It brightened it a bit [when he came on at half-time] but not enough. We controlled the game but we are not getting anything in the box. It’s a testing period but we have to deal with that.” – Frank Lampard

It means that Abraham has now blanked in six of his last seven Premier League outings. It will be interesting to see how his ownership suffers over the coming days as Chelsea still have relatively favourable fixtures to come, including trips to Arsenal and Brighton.

While there was a second start in a row for Fikayo Tomori (£4.8m) in a back-three, there was no repeat of the impressive defensive display witness at Spurs in Gameweek 18.

Tomori himself and Kepa Arrizabalaga (£5.5m) produced important second-half blocks but could not record back-to-back clean sheets.

The fact that Michael Obafemi (£4.9m) and Nathan Redmond (£6.2m), two players with fairly sketchy scoring histories, were able to find the net adds insult to injury in many respects – as the more ruthless Ings featured for only 21 second-half minutes and one-pointed his 14.5% ownership.

With plenty of options at Lampard’s disposal, the Gameweek 20 trip to Arsenal could well see some rotation for Chelsea.

Given recent displays, it must be said that Abraham is at risk of being replaced by Michy Batshuayi (£6.6m).

However, Mount and Pulisic can probably feel more confident of a start at the Emirates Stadium having both featured only as substitutes in Gameweek 19.

Furthermore, Ings’ absence from the majority of this match, while frustrating, should significantly boost his chances of starting Southampton’s hosting of Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Callum Hudson-Odoi (£5.4m) came in for his first start since Gameweek 9 but was panned by the local press. Despite such a poor performance, Lampard lent his backing to the player after the full-time whistle.

“I thought (Hudson-Odoi) put a lot of effort in today, he was trying things, making runs, not quite coming off for him in the first half. He’s come off the back of a big injury and this is certainly a period where we have to stick with him. He’s very young. A lot of talk last year about contract and would he or wouldn’t he and now he has and he’s in a period now where he has to get his head down and work and he knows that – to show what he can be for this club. It’s down to him now. I showed faith in him playing today and I will continue to do that. But we also have to go with him a little bit. And I’ve sat here and I’ve probably been relatively harsh on Callum a couple of times and I don’t think now is the moment to do that because I think today I saw an effort and a desire, I’ve seen it in training these last couple of weeks.” – Frank Lampard

Chelsea XI (3-4-3): Kepa; Tomori, Zouma (Mount 46′), Rüdiger; Emerson, Jorginho, Kanté, Azpilicueta; Willian (Pedro 84′), Abraham, Hudson-Odoi (Pulisic 67′).

Southampton XI (4-4-2): McCarthy; Bertrand, Bednarek, J Stephens, Cédric; Redmond, Højbjerg, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong (Romeu 86′); Adams (Boufal 80′), Obafemi (Ings 69′).

Bournemouth 1-1 Arsenal

Goals: Dan Gosling (£4.9m) | Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.8m)

Assists: Jack Stacey (£4.3m) | Reiss Nelson (£5.3m)

Bonus Points: Stacey x3, Aubameyang x2, Gosling x1

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.8m) scored the first goal of Arteta’s reign as Arsenal manager as he continued his recent impressive form away from home.

In the Gunners’ last four matches away from the Emirates Stadium, Aubameyang has now registered a total of five attacking returns.

The centre-forward did not offer a huge amount in the first half but sprung to life in the second period. 

As predicted, he was deployed on the left flank of an attacking midfield trio behind Alexandre Lacazette (£9.3m), his wide station helping him remain unmarked by marauding full-back Jack Stacey (£4.3m).

Aubameyang caused plenty of problems when running at the Bournemouth defence and his persistence led to ending up in the right place at the right time to turn in the rebound from Reiss Nelson‘s (£5.3m) shot.

Back in the team for a first start since Gameweek 15, Lacazette showed some threat early on but faded as the game went on and he started missing easy passes.

Of particular note for Arsenal was an impressive performance from Mesut Özil (£7.2m), who earned praise both from the local press and his new manager.

He was deployed in the number 10 role of the 4-2-3-1 formation and was arguably unfortunate not to leave Bournemouth with a couple of assists to his name.

He set up Lacazette for a decent chance but the Frenchman couldn’t get the ball under control while Aubameyang spurned another chance created by Özil.

“Özil’s attitude since I’ve joined has been incredible. We believed he could be the key and he responded and he could have created two or three goals.” – Mikel Arteta

However, there is still not much improvement to Arsenal’s defence as, once again, injuries elsewhere in the squad forced them into starting Bukayo Saka (£4.5m) and Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£4.6m) at left-back and right-back respectively.

As players who have mostly played in midfield, they offered a little extra going forward but remain assets to be exploited.

Bournemouth’s opening goal came after Aubameyang’s pass to Saka did not find its target, leaving room behind to run in.

The Cherries’ attack has stuttered in recent months but they got some joy down Stacey’s flank as his cross was swept in by Dan Gosling (£4.9m) at the near-post.

Callum Wilson (£7.4m) was back in the starting XI for the Boxing Day clash but has now gone 12 successive Gameweeks without any attacing returns.

A suspension for left-back Diego Rico (£4.3m), as well as long-term injuries to Lloyd Kelly (£4.4m) and Charlie Daniels (£4.3m), did not put Howe off deploying a 4-4-2 formation once again.

Rather than switch to a wing-back system, he brought budget defender Jack Simpson (£3.9m), who usually plays centre-back, into the side to operate as make-shift left-back.

Fantasy managers should probably not expect Simpson to stick around in the first-team for too long as Rico will be available for the Gameweek 20 trip to Brighton, likely starting the game having technically had a rest on Boxing Day.

Finally, Bournemouth’s defensive potential has arguably increased somewhat by a surprise return to fitness of Steve Cook (£5.0m), who came in for the injured Simon Francis (£4.4m) and lasted 90 minutes.

Bournemouth XI (4-4-2): Ramsdale; Simpson, Mepham, S Cook, Stacey; Fraser, Gosling (Billing 70′), Lerma, L Cook; J King (H Wilson 66′), C Wilson.

Arsenal XI (4-2-3-1): Leno; Saka, D Luiz, Sokratis (Mustafi 77′), Maitland-Niles; Xhaka, Torreira; Aubameyang, Özil (Willock 75′), Nelson (Pépé 82′); Lacazette.

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3,484 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Aleksei
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 29 days ago

    always roll the free transfer when in doubts! two biggest points losts this season where after transfering the players out...

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Good advice imo

  2. ZAWAd25
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Pope
    TAA Dunk Kelly
    Mane KDB Grealish Alli
    Tammy Vardy (C) Rashford

    (Cantwell Lund Rico)

    Save a transfer here? Got 1.3 itb

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      reasoning for Kelly over Rico?

  3. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Greenwood seems a bit of BAPs magnet! Any chance he's now in the XI or do we think Lingard/James come back in?

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      90 mins yesterday means he is probably benched for GW20

      1. FPL Pillars
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        This

      2. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Thanks, hopefully if he keeps turning out performances like that he'll be a nailed starter

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      He wont be a consistent starter this season but what a talent the kid is!

  4. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Which WC team do you prefer

    Ryan --- Button
    Taa Lundy Soy -- Rico Kelly
    Kdb Salah XXX XXX -- Romeu
    Vardy Ings XXX

    A: Grealish + Alli + Rashford
    B: Grealish + Sterling + Pukki/Maupay
    C: Maddison + Sterling + Ayew
    D: Maddison + Sterling + Greenwood and upgrade Kelly > Sidibe to play 442

    1. maratus
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      I would upgrade Romeu to playing 4.4m mid.
      From these options A seems just slightly better than the others.

    2. benbro
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      I’m pretty much on A without WC but I dropped Trent for Rico and have Grealish instead of Romeu.

      Means my defence is basically 13m but my mid is making up for it - except when Trent explodes.

      So don’t do that.

      1. benbro
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Omg!

  5. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Are you benching Lundstram (mci) this GW?

    1. Lucky Z
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Yes

    2. JRO093
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Yup

    3. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Yes. But I expect a lot of my players to be benched including KDB, Vardy, Cantwell, Aurier and Greenwood so may need him off the bench.

    4. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Yeah man. Even God rested

    5. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      didnt you just post this lol, I've double SHU defence and am leaning towards benching both but feels wrong for some reason!

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Yeah - didn't see that it had as many responses. Think there is little chance of a clean sheet so might be worth the risk if you have someone decent who can come in.

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          leaning towards starting Rico & Pope over Lundy & Hendo

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Have Rico (BHA) or Targett (wat) as options for Lundstram

            1. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              fancy a WAT one nil in that but hard to call tbf and may be biased owning Cathcart 😉

    6. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Even The Lord might need a rest - I seem to remember Wilder has hinted that they'll all have a rest at some stage.

    7. benbro
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      The thing with Lund is to consider him an extra mid.

      They’ll concede of course but if they score he will likely be involved.

      Can’t see Wilder holding him back.

  6. Lucky Z
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Willems Abraham => Simpson Firmino -4?

    Pope
    TAA Soyuncu Willems Kelly Lund
    Salah KDB Grealish Alli Nakamba
    Vardy Rashford Abraham

  7. Fernando Torres
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    1ft. Henderson to...

    A) Ramsdale
    B) Guata
    C) Ryan

    First to 2.

    1. Krispy Kreme
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      A

  8. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Think Im selling Rashford.

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Ballsy when he is probably guaranteed to start GW20. Can't be said of many.

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Fine by me. I dont think Burnley will be a easy nut to crack.

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      dont see the logic in that, he's in good form and 7 out of the next 8 fixtures look good

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        maybe, But I want to add Salah to Mane. I wont (c) Rashy again after yesterday. Martial the better value but no space at the Inn.

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          yeah, do agree its hard to trust any MUN asset with the armband but there's no need to on the other hand. Feel Salah + Mane is a bit much myself until GW25 perhaps but go with your gut!

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            yep. I dont trust Martial and 9m is too much for Rashy. After watching Livp yesterday Im not going without Mane + Salah.

    3. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Who for? Upgrade or down?

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Part of a 3 trade -4 to get:

        Maddi+Tammy+Rashy->Salah+Ings+5.7m?

        1. The 12th Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          2 cheapish strikers. You planning to play them every game or rotate?

          DCL is 5.7

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Ings had his rest and will play every week. Besides he is fixture proof.

            Ayew has: south/nor/ARS/city*/SOUTH/SHEF/eve/NEW...nothing wrong there either other than city(a)

            As you say DCL is an option as well.

            1. The 12th Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Yeh Ayew has been quietly ticking over.

            2. Christina.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Cantwell(BOURNE) perfect for Ayew bench in 23

        2. The 12th Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Or even Greenwood if you think he’ll get more starts.

        3. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Maupay?

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            nah, not going there again. Besides, Salah rise has me 0.1m short for Maupay

        4. benbro
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 29 days ago

          How soon do you plan on using your wildcard?

          I don’t personally like Ings for the fixtures and that he has over performed IMO.

          I’m keeping maddi so getting rid is almost certainly the best move

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            2nd WC will not be used soon. No need.

    4. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Im also tempted.
      Fixtures aren't the best now.

  9. MiLK2018
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Which transfer is better? Have 2 FT

    A) Rico -> Sidibe
    B) Grealish -> Martial
    C) Hold

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      A or C

    2. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Do you have no other issues?

      I quite like A if nothing else pressing.

      1. Manani
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        What's wrong with Rico? Or just getting Everton coverage?

        1. The 12th Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Nothing is wrong with Rico. That’s why I asked “any other issues?”

          Everton looked good defensively and Sidibe playing as a midfielder. Could be worth a go. Personally I’m waiting until after we play City.

      2. MiLK2018
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Don’t want to transfer other players currently, as rest of team is:
        Guaita/Button
        TAA/Lundstrum/Aurier/Söyüncü/Rico
        Mane/KDB/Alli/Maddison/Grealish
        Vardy/Abraham/Greenwood
        £1.7 itb;

        Any other move you suggest?

        1. The 12th Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Hmm.
          Are you happy with Abraham?

          1. MiLK2018
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Not really, but don’t see any outstanding replacement...

            1. The 12th Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              It’s a difficult one.
              Burn it if your happy.

              Button > Martin?
              Söyüncü or Rico > Sidibe/Holgate?

  10. Lord of Ings
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Kane starting for sure?

    1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Don't think he has a choice lol

    2. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Kane nailed. Will be rested in FA Cup.

    3. Fernando Torres
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Yes, Mourinho has said he cannot rest him.

  11. The 12th Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    I moved Richarlison >> Salah last night and kept Moura. Leaves me a little extra itb for future transfers .
    Moura has nor,Sou up next.

    Team now looks like this with 1m itb
    Ryan
    TAA,Söyüncü,Kelly
    Salah,KDB,Maddison,Moura
    Vardy, Jimenez,Rashford

    Button,Cantwell,Lundstrum,Rico

    Barring injuries in tonight’s game, gtg?

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Very nice, GTG

  12. MoManeTaa
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Quite a game for a Salah(c)....

    milner coming on just before the penalty and himself missing some good chances in first half

    1. fr3d
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      He’s always been a flat track bully

      1. mynameisq
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Has he? Seem to remember h scoring in all the big games other than man utd when Liverpool as a whole don't do well

        If memory serves me Salah has scored plenty Vs spurs arsenal Chelsea Man city

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Was frustrating but the rest should mean he starts vs Wolves so will give him a second shot with the armband.

  13. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Tammy to Jimmy

    A. This week
    B. Next week

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      B

  14. Gunner Boy
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Have 2FTs, don’t know what to do?

    Gazza
    Aurier Rico Soyuncu
    Zaha Grealish KDB Mane’
    Kane Vardy Rashford

    Subs: McGovern Cantwell Lundstram Tomori

    Any ideas?

  15. ‘Tis the Season
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Help ❗
    How.the.hell.do.I.bring.in.TAA?
    Pope
    Soy Lund Aurier Rico Hanley
    Maddy KDB Salah Alli grealish
    Vardy Tammy rash

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      tammy hanley swap

      1. ‘Tis the Season
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Was thinking dropping Tammy. Connerly?

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Maddy to 4.4 and Hanley to TAA

    3. maratus
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      You have 5 good mids and 3 good forwards.
      You cant field them anyway same time.

      Pick one to downgrade. This is almost easiest team to bring TAA in.

      1. ‘Tis the Season
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Is it best to downgrade Maddy

        1. maratus
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          I would downgrade Tammy

    4. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Tammy to Greenwood

      1. ‘Tis the Season
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Not sure there’s value there having rash. Any alternative?

        1. maratus
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Do you have enough funds to do Tammy-> Ayew and then upgrade hanley?

          1. ‘Tis the Season
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Bugger top idea but no 0.1 short

    5. mikess
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Ditch Tammy upgrade Soy depending on when you got him in. Maddison next out i feel if you want to keep Tammy

    6. ‘Tis the Season
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Thx all for the valued advice. Really appreciate it

  16. Lord of Ings
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    I really sense a huge Kane haul for gw20.
    Could definitely turn fpl on its head!

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      I see a haul in GW21. His record in the game after Boxing Day isn't as good.

  17. Manani
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Gtg, save FT?

    Pope McGov
    TAA Lund Rico Soyu Kelly
    Madison Alli KDB Salah Mane
    Tammy Ings Martellini

    1. mikess
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      GTG

    2. maratus
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      This might be the best Salah+Mane team here for while.
      GTG

    3. The 12th Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Nice team

  18. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Aguero likely to be benched then? Pep always bigs up players when he is about to bench them,

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/50917903

    1. maratus
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      No one knows how the roulette wheel works.

  19. mikess
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Pope
    TAA, Rico, Kelly
    Mane, KDB, Alli, Moura
    Vardy, Ings, Maupay

    Button, Grealish, Lundstrum, Lascelles

    1ft with 2.8 itb

    Defence is struggling this week. Unsure who to bench.

    All suggestions welcome

  20. Lord of Ings
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Team rn,FT used.

    Gazza(Roberto)
    Kelly soy Montoya
    Kdb Alli sterling grealish
    Kane vardy jimenez

    Roberto lundstram elneny* jannmat*
    Captain Kane or vardy?
    And is it worth doing jannmat to holgate for -4?

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      I wouldn’t take a -4 for that.

      Captain Vardy

      1. Lord of Ings
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        The team G2G,Fish?

    2. mikess
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Not worth a minus 4. Kane for me as captain

  21. davies
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Best Gazza replacement?

    ***** / Martin
    TAA / Lundstram / Soyuncu / Rico / Kelly

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Ramsdale

    2. mikess
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Pickford or Ryan

    3. waldo666
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Ryan

  22. Shark Team
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Kane as captain again?

  23. jomikijiq
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Any ideas? Thinking about replacing Pope.

    Pope
    TAA, Soy, Targett
    Salah, KDB, Alli, Martial
    Vardy, Abraham, Ings

    Button, Rico, Lund, Dendo

    1FT, 1.7 itb

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Hold

  24. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Henderson
    Aurier Soyuncu Kelly
    KDB Mane Salah Grealish
    Abraham Vardy Jimenez

    McGovern Rico Lundstram Dendoncker

    1 FT, 0 ITB

    1. Henderson >> Ramsdale
    2. Kelly Tammy >> TAA Greenwood (-4)
    3. Save

    Thanks!

    1. The_Fish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Hold and then do 2 next week for free

  25. SB8
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Chances of KDB and Vardy starting in GW 20?

    1. Lord of Ings
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Both 65 a piece I think.

    2. PL Ball
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Surely LEI can't bench Vardy now after yesterday's thrashing?

      1. SB8
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Who knows? Not even 48h between two games

  26. OptimusBlack
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Salah C v.s Wolves ?

  27. Hazardous1983
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Any idea what to do with this.

    Pope (button)
    Taa lund soyuncu (kelly rico)
    Mane kdb alli grealish richarlison
    Vardy abraham (martinelli)

    2.3 in bank. One ft

    1. Royal5
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Maybe upgrade Tammy? 4 straight blanks.

      1. Hazardous1983
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Ye plan is to get rid. But for ings or rashford. Who should i get

        1. Royal5
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Bad idea to get rid of Ings imo. Just had his rest, I fantastic form and up against Palace.

          1. Hazardous1983
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Im planning to get ings in. In place of abraham

            1. Royal5
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Aha

    2. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      I’d hold. Decent looking team for this week (where anyone could be benched)

      1. Hazardous1983
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Whose the safest captain then

        1. kysersosa
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Grealish won’t be benched. He’s the safest

  28. Royal5
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Salah looks like the safest captian choice right? Went off early last night.

    1. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Looks like he’ll play

    2. SB8
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Yes!

    3. PL Ball
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Yup. Rashford another one.

      Kane will definitely start too.

    4. Hazardous1983
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Dont own him 🙁

  29. kysersosa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    What to do here? TAA saved me yesterday up to top 17k...

    Henderson (Button)
    TAA, Lord, Soy, Tomori*, Kelly
    KDB, Cantwell, Pulisic, Alli, Maddison
    Vardy, Abraham, Rashford.

    1FT 3.2 ITB

    Currently thinking Tomori to Sidibe

    1. Royal5
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Pulisic stands out. 7 weeks without a return. Abysmal form.

      1. kysersosa
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Agreed he has to go, but I think he has a good chance at playing this week.

        1. Royal5
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Probably. Yesterdays team looked awful.

          1. Royal5
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            I'd consider saving the FT. Coud be useful next week.

    2. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      I'd be looking to wait and use that money to get Son back

      1. kysersosa
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        That’s 3 GW’s away and a bit of a mixed bag in fixtures.

        1. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Abraham to Kane 🙂

  30. KAPTAIN KANTWELL
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Anyone know why Romeu was nailed but recently minutes have been spotty? Did he get injured?