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Moyes gets off to winning start as West Ham’s Double Gameweek 24 assets impress

West Ham United 4-0 Bournemouth

  • Goals: Mark Noble (£5.0m) x2, Sebastien Haller (£7.0m), Felipe Anderson (£6.6m)
  • Assists: Robert Snodgrass (£5.2m), Ryan Fredericks (£4.5m), Declan Rice (£4.7m)
  • Bonus: Noble x3, Fredericks x2, Rice x1

David Moyes’ second stint as West Ham United manager got off to the best possible start on New Year’s Day but he could hardly have wished for more obliging opponents than a woefully out-of-sorts Bournemouth side.

Fantasy Premier League managers will be monitoring the Hammers’ players ahead of Double Gameweek 24, although the fact that the Londoners face Leicester City and Liverpool in that round of fixtures will be off-putting to many.

Forthcoming matches against high-flying Sheffield United and a resurgent Everton will also be truer tests of their abilities, with Wednesday’s opponents Bournemouth the division’s worst team based on form over the last ten Gameweeks.

Still, West Ham couldn’t have done any more than what they did on New Year’s Day, recording their biggest league win in over 12 years.

Moyes didn’t have much time to work with his new troops and didn’t look to make any sweeping tactical changes, retaining a 4-2-3-1 set-up with attacking midfield trio Robert Snodgrass (£5.2m), Felipe Anderson (£6.6m) and Pablo Fornals (£6.0m) playing behind central striker Sebastien Haller (£7.0m).

Michail Antonio (£6.9m) reportedly missed out with a minor hamstring injury.

Haller and Anderson produced arguably their best performances in months, with the hitherto out-of-form striker brilliantly volleying in a Ryan Fredericks (£4.5m) cross and the Brazilian rounding off the scoring when delicately controlling a superb Declan Rice pass (£4.7m) and slotting beyond Aaron Ramsdale (£4.7m) midway through the second half.

Mark Noble (£5.0m), who Moyes has repeatedly praised since his re-appointment as head coach, had opened the scoring with a heavily deflected shot before grabbing his second from the penalty spot after being fouled himself.

There could have been further goals, too, with substitute Manuel Lanzini (£6.2m) heading straight at Ramsdale from six yards and Fornals forcing the Bournemouth goalkeeper into a save with an effort from the edge of the box.

Speaking of the attacking options at his disposal, Moyes said:

We have got so many players who have got the ability. Anderson, Haller, Lanzini, Fornals, all technically gifted players so we want to get them all in the team but we have to play football to win and get ourselves out of this position in the Premier League.

Brazilians score goals, Brazilians make the difference, they do something which makes us all excited, I said [to Anderson] you’re not doing that. Give me a Brazilian goal and to be fair, he did.

Even when Lanzini came on, he looked lively, he had two good opportunities. They are people I know I enjoy working with and hopefully, they felt the same.

Lanzini is one of the players who Moyes worked with in his first stint in east London, with another being Arthur Masuaku (£4.2m) – the FPL defender was deployed ‘out of position’, as he effectively was as a gung-ho wing-back in 2017/18, in a seven-minute cameo against the Cherries on Wednesday.

Lukasz Fabianski (£4.9m) will rarely enjoy an easier afternoon, with his only two saves coming from shots from narrow angles, although his clean sheet was very nearly spoiled late on when Dominic Solanke (£5.2m) nodded against the inside of the post.

Angelo Ogbonna (£4.5m) deserves a mention, too, with the recalled defender delivering an impressive display at centre-half.

Reflecting on his impact on the West Ham players, Moyes said:

I tried to make it as simple as I possibly could.

In truth, I don’t know most of them, maybe eight or nine from before, but I tried to go over with them on yesterday morning, tried to use every bit of time to have conversations with them. I have spoken to one or two individuals who I think will make the difference for us.

But, really, we worked on being in a good defensive shape and when we lost possession, we were in a good place.

What I saw recently is the minute the ball changed over, we couldn’t get back into a good enough shape in transition. We have the ability to run fast forward, play off a big centre forward, and we could do with crossing the ball a bit more. Thankfully today, Seb did that.

Bournemouth were, as they have been for large chunks of the last two months, well below-par.

Callum Wilson (£7.4m) hasn’t delivered an FPL attacking return since September and was anonymous, touching the ball on fewer occasions than Ramsdale.

The Cherries’ injury-hit defence were repeatedly carved open and their most-owned player in FPL, Diego Rico (£4.4m), departed at half-time with a minus score having conceded three goals and picked up a yellow card.

Rico was one of a few players namechecked by his manager afterwards as not being fully fit, with Howe saying:

There were players today playing who were not 100 per cent fit either so that’s not to make excuses and to try and shy away from what we’ve delivered, because it hasn’t been good enough. I thought the players gave everything today but we weren’t in the best physical condition to play.”

I think the difference probably from this to previous years is the amount of injuries that we’ve had. The lightness of the squad, I’ve never had a smaller group of players to pick from.

Even some of those players, if you look aren’t 100 per cent fit. Steve Cook, Junior Stanislas, Diego Rico, Simon Francis, Jefferson Lerma are all coming into the game on the back of injuries and haven’t trained. I don’t think we were in the best physical condition today.

Josh King (£6.1m) and Jack Stacey (£4.3m) joined the ever-growing injury list after picking up hamstring strains in Gameweek 20, with Howe saying after full-time on Wednesday:

I think they’re going to be out for about five to six weeks. They’ve got very similar injuries. Both hamstring injuries, both been given the same grade, so a massive, massive blow.

All of which adds up to an appetising fixture for in-form Watford in Gameweek 22, with Bournemouth out of sorts and short of several first-team players.

Members Analysis

Manchester City 2-1 Everton

  • Goals: Gabriel Jesus (£9.5m) x2 | Richarlison (£8.0m)
  • Assists: Ilkay Gundogan (£5.2m), Riyad Mahrez (£8.4m) | Theo Walcott (£6.2m)
  • Bonus: Jesus x3, Djibril Sidibe (£5.3m) x2, Gundogan, Fernandinho (£5.2m) x1

The 11-day Premier League hiatus probably comes at a good time for Manchester City and owners of their Fantasy assets.

Energy levels had clearly been sapped over Christmas, with the Citizens not helped by having to play over 75 minutes with ten men against Wolves last Friday.

Having named the same front six players in his starting XI in Gameweeks 19 and 20, Pep Guardiola finally delivered the rotation we had been fearing on New Year’s Day.

Raheem Sterling (£11.8m), Sergio Aguero (£11.7m) and Bernardo Silva (£7.8m) were all dropped to the bench, while Kyle Walker (£5.8m), City’s most-owned defender in FPL and an ever-present in the Premier League in December, also made way at right-back.

Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m), he of the lung-busting runs from deep, avoided a benching but looked to be pacing himself after his exertions over the festive period, operating in a more restrained central midfield role – although, as we’ll discuss shortly, that was perhaps as much about Guardiola’s tactical tweak as it was energy preservation.

Sterling came on for an owner-infuriating one-point cameo in stoppage time, to compound the misery for the 23.3% of Fantasy bosses who still retain the winger’s services.

Explaining the rotation and the omission of Ederson (£6.0m) ahead of kick-off, Guardiola said:

Ederson is sick. The other ones… it has been an incredible amount of games. It’s the toughest period – we need fresh legs.

While the personnel changes weren’t too surprising, the change of formation was.

City switched to a 3-4-3 for this match, with wing-backs Joao Cancelo (£5.2m) and Benjamin Mendy (£5.5m) playing either side of centre-halves Rodri (£5.4m), Eric Garcia (£4.5m) and Fernandinho (£5.2m).

De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan (£5.2m) operated as the two holding midfielders, with Riyad Mahrez (£8.4m) and Phil Foden (£5.1m) flanking Gabriel Jesus (£9.5m) in attack.

We saw very little of De Bruyne in the Everton box as a result, while his distribution was, for once, a little off: the Belgian’s pass completion rate was the worst of any City player in Gameweek 21.

Perhaps De Bruyne most of all needs a breather, which will surely come on Saturday when City entertain Port Vale in the FA Cup.

Asked about his use of a wing-back system, Guardiola said:

We can do it in the future. We make a really good build-up. The five guys – Eric, ‘Dinho, Rodri, Gundogan and Kevin – they are so good with the ball. Everything that happens that starts from there is good. It is better. Riyad received the ball in better conditions. Phil received it in better conditions. It helps us to play better.

City laboured in the first half against Carlo Ancelotti’s side, with a shanked Mahrez effort and a disallowed Foden goal as close as they came to breaking the deadlock.

Everton’s resistance finally caved early in the second half, with Jesus expertly finishing two well-crafted team goals to help City establish what ought to have been a comfortable lead.

A botched pass from Claudio Bravo (£4.8m) led to Richarlison‘s (£8.0m) goal and a nervy final 20 minutes but, in truth, City looked more likely to increase their advantage than concede an equaliser, with Jesus twice denied by Jordan Pickford (£5.3m) and seeing a shot crash back off the upright.

From an Everton point of view, we are hardly likely to be deterred by an away defeat at the Etihad.

The Toffees’ next five matches are appealing (even if the trips to Watford and West Ham perhaps come at the wrong time considering the potential for a continued new manager bounce at both clubs) and they sit near the top of our Season Ticker as a result.

This was Richarlison’s sixth attacking return in the last ten Gameweeks and his advanced role in the Everton set-up is obviously attractive.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£5.8m) is flourishing under new management, as well: the budget FPL forward has five goals in six matches since Marco Silva departed and, while quiet for long periods, came close to scoring at the Etihad with a header.

Further back, Djibril Sidibe (£5.3m) is enjoying a new lease of life in the post-Silva era.

Whether deployed as a wing-back in a 3-4-3 or a right-winger when the Toffees move to a 4-4-2, the on-loan defender has two assists, two clean sheets and six bonus points in five starts under Duncan Ferguson and Carlo Ancelotti.

Two of those bonus points arrived on New Year’s Day, despite Sidibe not banking an attacking or defensive return.

While the Toffees were not as fluent as they had been at Newcastle in Gameweek 20, chances did arrive: Seamus Coleman (£5.3m) forcing Bravo into an early save, Yerry Mina (£5.3m) nodding wide from a good position and Moise Kean (£6.4m) spectacularly volleying off-target.

An honest Ancelotti said after full-time:

Honestly, Manchester City played a really good game and we stayed in the game until the end. At the end City deserved to win – they were better than us.

We were too shy in the first half, we had the possession but we were not able to find the solutions.

In the second half, we showed good spirit, now we have to look forward for the next game.

On Bernard (£6.4m), who picked up an injury in the warm-up and had to pull out of the starting XI, Ancelotti added:

He was not able to play. He had a contact with Yerry Mina in the warm-up. I hope he will be ready for the next game.

Manchester City (3-4-3): Bravo; Rodrigo, Fernandinho, Eric Garcia; Joao Cancelo, De Bruyne, Gundogan, Mendy; Mahrez, Jesus, (Sterling 90′) Foden (D Silva 82′). 

Everton XI (3-4-3): Pickford; Coleman (Walcott 59′), Mina, Holgate; Sidibe, Sigurdsson (Kean 66′), Delph, Davies, Digne; Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison. 

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1,982 Comments Post a Comment
  1. HurriKane
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Mane Salah TAA best liverpool Trio to own hands down !!

    1. yakirh
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Robbo had more points than Salah in this game, and he is way cheaper.

      1. HurriKane
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Did you watch the match? . Salah could easily had a hatty.

        Was so unucky as he hit the post and had couple of great saves made by henderson

    2. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Will have this also

    3. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Probably. I have TAA and Mane. Will need a bit of surgery to get Salah in but looks worth it. Not ruling out a defensive double up either.

      1. HurriKane
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Ive already carefully planned it weeks ago. Alli gone for Mane next gw for ft to finally own the Golden Trio

    4. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Will be on that too but Robbo is good too you know. TAA and Mané must own.

    5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Robbo, VVD, TAA + Vardy perma 😉

      1. Pieterke30
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Thats what youre going for in DGW24?

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Yep - Wildcarded to it for this GW

          1. Pieterke30
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            No Pool attack... Jeez man. Almost unbelievable.

            1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Think about it Pieter

              *taps side of head knowingly*

              1. Pieterke30
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Not sure, really. Youve done it, fair play, but that’s not for me.

                1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  It’ll take a few more cleansheets before it becomes fashionable 😉

        2. HurriKane
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          He's trolling 😀

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            If by trolling you mean “has that team” then yes 🙂

            1. Cilly Bonnolly
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Care to share a link?

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

                    Great team. Only dislike Alli and that idea of losing Ings. Loose Rashford instead.

      2. jaguar shark
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Triple pool defense!

    6. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Agreed 100%

    7. Trophé Mourinho
      1 month, 23 days ago

      cant go without Mane and Salah, just for state of mind alone.
      When Robbo gets a return its like a thorn in your side, but when Mane or Salah get a return and you dont own one, its like a baseball bat to your side.

  2. Effe
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    3 Liverpool plus Fabianski in the double for me

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I like that too. Safest option.

    2. pablo discobar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      This

    3. DA Minnion
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Got all four already.

    4. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      No CS for Fabi tho. Will have to rely on save points and hope he doesnt concede 4 in both games

      1. Tsssst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        A penalty save too

    5. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I think so. Might do Ramsdale to Fabianski after the next GW.

    6. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      would you look to keep Fab after that though? city/liv again and some fairly unfavourable fixtures to follow

      1. FPL Pillars
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Swap to Hendo after Brighton 🙂

    7. FDMS All Starz
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Don’t see Westham keeping any CSs in the double, wouldn’t bother bribing him in if you don’t own him

  3. aleksios
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Best option is save here? 1 ft 0.2itb.

    --Hendo
    --TAA--VVD--Lund
    --Mane--KDB--Madds--Grealish
    --Vardy--Tammy--Rash

    ---Stekel--Rico--Cantwell--Kelly.

    Thanks guys.

    1. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I’d say so, yeah. Save.

    2. Karhumies
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Save or upgrade Rico/Kelly to improve the bench since both of them have been horrible. Holgate, BHA, WAT defense is available for 4.5 or less with decent fixtures.

  4. DA Minnion
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    86 if Baps are final.
    That's a brag.

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I got the same I think 🙂

    2. GoonSquad
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Nice

  5. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Well my Robbo + Perez > Kiko + Alli move in GW19 could not have backfired much more spectacularly. Fair enough though back to back double digits from Perez would have been disgusting to look at. Time to reverse it how does this look?

    Alli + Kiko/Rico > Robbo + Traore 2FTs

    1. Daniel Son
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Traore vs a depleted Newcastle could be very profitable

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        My thoughts too

    2. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Baffling, why did you get rid of Robbo?

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Just Alli and bored of Robbo/TAA being rested and brought on for 1 point. Alli was terrifying not to own until I bought him

    3. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Id think twice about Alli out - reckon he’ll be #9 for 6 weeks now with Eriksen & Son supplying him & he’s probably on pens too... spurs do look terrible, but losing Kane should improve them significantly

      Robbo is a joy to own though & is a must imo

      So is VVD in fact

      I wildcarded in triple Liverpool defence and am bloody loving it so far... Need Vardy back ASAP to assume perma captaincy duties though 🙂

      1. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        You make him sound brilliant but when you watch him then Jesus Christ.
        Yeah miss having Robbo he was very reliable. Not sold on VVD he’s not attacking anymore.

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Since Jose came in he’s actually only 7 points behind Mané would you believe - When I watch him (which has been pretty much every game since Jose came in) I always see him getting chances, some he takes, some he doesn’t

          1. GoonSquad
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Watching Alli, he is never in good positions, he scores from poor positioning....once Son comes back I am convinced he is only Spur to own, if you own one. Rest of team is slow and plodding, you may get returns but it will be as a result of Son assist or Son hockey assist.

        2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          VVD was very attacking tonight

          And his CBI & pass completion were very good

          Unlucky not to get 2 penalties for shirt pulling as well

      2. Pieterke30
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I will think abt you every time they concede a silly goal now, mate.

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Cheers Pieterke, appreciate that positive sentiment as always 😉

  6. Lignja
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Alli to Son anyone?

    1. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Like it

    2. Niho992
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      nope

    3. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Spurs not looking good

    4. JK 171
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Think this is the type of move which can seriously improve your rank. Luv it

  7. PascalCygan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Kane to Jiminez? Or DCL with a view to bringing in Salah before GW24?

    2FT, 0.0ITB
    Ramsdale
    TAA Soyuncu Lundstram
    Mane KdB Maddison Martial
    Vardy Kane* Ings

    McGovern Rico Dendoncker Kelly

    Thanks!

  8. Berbinho's Forehead
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Who are you replacing Alli with? Nobody really stands out.

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Nobody for this reason. Probs downgrade to allow Aurier to Robo in next 2 weeks

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Watching him play is becoming a bit frustrating. I think I might go for a punt like F Anderson.

    2. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Maddison.

      Have Mané KDB Martial Grealish.

      Son also an option imho, as are Sarr and Traore. Even Cantwell.

    3. Daniel Son
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      The guy who hates AJ

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I don't quite follow?

        1. Daniel Son
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          A Joshua was messing around with his wife lol

    4. Niho992
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Sterling

    5. Le Tigre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Richarlison

    6. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Sarr or Richarlison. Or keep.

    7. OldBenKenobi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Martial(c) 😯

    8. matiakez
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Pepe for a real gamble

  9. Niho992
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 23 days ago

    I'm going for Callum Wilson for next 4. I'm crazy right

    1. DA Minnion
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      You'll regret it.

      1. Niho992
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 23 days ago

        probably, but im chasing 90 points and need differential

        1. DA Minnion
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Well he's certainly that. Good luck.

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Find another way

    3. GoonSquad
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      As a Harry Wilson owner...just don't.

  10. Trophé Mourinho
    1 month, 23 days ago

    whats actually killed me this xmas period is bad caps, I know everyone can say that, but prior to GW19 I only had 3 cap blanks all season. Since 19, 3 blanks.. WTF I lost my touch

    1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Same... Very frustrating

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        1 month, 23 days ago

        mmm, just bad luck I think. One was KDB, one was Salah and they are never bad shouts. The only stand out bad cap decision was Pukki vs Villa, which didnt seem like a bad move and still doesnt tbh.

  11. SADIO SANÉ
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Early captain poll ... go:

    1. Fozzyb34r
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Jimi

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        MIght get him in for Maupay to do this

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Martial

    3. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Probably Rashford. Don't gain much by captaining Vardy.

    4. Niho992
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Sterling

    5. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Martial

      1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I considered this too.. but united are on and off all the time. No consistency. Too risky imo

      2. Tsssst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Got to be a trap

    6. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Vardy or Sterling for me

    7. AzzaroMax99
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Vardy/KDB

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

      Vardy

    9. FDMS All Starz
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Salah/Mane

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Yeah maybe should just keep doing this

    10. Karhumies
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Mane vs Spurs defense seems more profitable than Martial vs Norwich derense, so...Mane.

    11. Maddamotha
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Vardy

    12. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      KDB

  12. Le Tigre
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Richarlison looking good form and fixtures, getting rid of ali so think he might be coming in.
    Going for salah just too expensive so will aim for defensive double end instead

  13. Pieterke30
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    So that’s it - Robbo gets ONE attacking return in SEVEN GWs and all of a sudden double Pool def is more popular here than double Pool attack?

    1. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      You're missing out clean sheets.

      1. Pieterke30
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Over those 7 GWs -

        Robbo 32 pts in 7
        Mané 48 in 6
        Salah 46 in 6

        1. HMC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          also 7m investment vs 12m

          1. Pieterke30
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            But money is almost irrelevant. Grealish, Cantwell, Ings, Jimenez, etc etc are dirt cheap!

            If you have a good team value, it really isnt that hard to afford Salah and Mané.

        2. AK_FC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Salah costs 5.3 mil more than Robbo. Depends what you can do with the extra cash. You can only Captain one of Salah and Mane.

    2. AK_FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      It's because they are finally keeping clean sheets, not just the attacking returns. That is four in a row with great fixtures coming up.

      1. gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        5 in a row

    3. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Salah Mane Trent. Simple

      1. Pieterke30
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Agreed.

    4. Blunder fc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Before today the points per million are better for double defense triple up than double attack triple up and you can o fly captain one of them

      1. Pieterke30
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        So many cheap options elsewhere that I dont necessarily have to own the best value players from Pool.

        1. Pieterke30
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          I would go for double def if Aguero/Aubam/Kane were firing.

  14. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    How did Roberto Firmino play today ???

    1. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Very poor. Had one really good effort.

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

        Thanks mate.....

    2. Niho992
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      he was best on the pitch

    3. DA Minnion
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      By all accounts shocking.

    4. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      FPL wise poor, but played well none the less

    5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Worst game I’ve ever seen him have - particularly first half

      He broke up more Liverpool attacks than all of SHU combined

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

        Thank you mate......will avoid and stick to the Mane, TAA and Robertson plan....

  15. gooberman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Still waiting for the bps re-jig. Hoping that Mane can squeak into the bonuses.

    1. TOPCAT1960
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Got any matchsticks ? might be a while

    2. DA Minnion
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Salah better not lose his two.

      1. gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        He should get more for the winning goal pts. He seems a cert for 2.

  16. Canary_Kid
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Double Liv defense or attack?

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Salah+mane+taa for me

    2. jaguar shark
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I went for defense. Too many good mid price options up front.

    3. JK 171
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Attack for me

    4. GoonSquad
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Did Robbo TAA to start the year, with their run of fixtures would do TAA VVD again as VVD seems due a goal or 2.

  17. jaguar shark
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Who is getting bonus for Liverpool?

    1. gooberman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Still waiting for the re-jig

    2. Niho992
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Gerrard, Hamann and Mark Gonzales

  18. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Will obviously wait til weekend games but tempted to save? Taken a hit last 2 gws. None paid off.

    Hendo
    TAA Perreira Lund
    KDB Alli Mane Martial
    Vardy Ings Maupay
    (Martin, Cantwell, Rico, Aurier)

    1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I would save as well I think.

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Cheers

    2. Villa Velour
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Alli to Richarlison?

  19. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    GTG?

    Gazza
    TAA Soy Lundstram
    Salah Sterling KDB Martial
    Vardy Abraham DCL
    ___
    Button; Aurier Hayden Reid

    Will get Mane in for Sterling come gw24

    1. Niho992
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      GTG

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Yup. Like it 🙂 GL

  20. fylde2022
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Do my team look ready?

    Ryan
    TAA Lundstram Soyuncu
    KDB Salah Maddison Traore Mane
    DCL(c) Ings

    Button Vardy Rico Kelly

    0.4m itb

    1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Don't captain DCL. Too Risky. Captain KDB or Salah imo!

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        1 month, 23 days ago

        this, Salah

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Yep Vardy bench fodder...

      1. fylde2022
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Vardy is flagged

  21. Trophé Mourinho
    1 month, 23 days ago

    I hate when you look at ur team and you can see obvious moves to improve it, but not enuf transfers so you just have to wait grumblign about it :l
    or you go hit crazy

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      WC

  22. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Anybody know the LMS safety score?

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      44 or 45 I believe

      1. Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I might just about sneak with 45pts then so, thanks!

    2. Van der Faart
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      44 according to live fpl

  23. Niho992
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 23 days ago

    are u keeping WC for double GWS ?

    1. Pap Le Cissier
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Always

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

      Yeah always do

  24. matiakez
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Best Kane replacement? Ings? Calvert-Lewin? Maupay?

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

      Trying to decide between those 3 myself! Going round in circles

    2. Niho992
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      hear me out, Callum Wilson

    3. TomSaints
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I went Ings, but if in no hurry wait till team news next week

  25. Dacra
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Kane to somebody seems necessary. Ruined my plan of getting rid of Pope.

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

    Need to decide tonight in case dcl rises, 0.0itb!

    A) Maupay to dcl, then moura to grealish next week
    B) moura to Sarr/cantwell, then Maupay to ings

    Guiata
    Taa soy Lund Rico
    Salah mane kdb
    Vardy jimi Maupay

    Button moura kelly dendo
    1FT

  27. Andy Ftw
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Rashford + Alli -> Sterling (c) + DCL?

    Thoughts?

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Removing rashy before Norwich at home lol ??

      1. Andy Ftw
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Agreed not ideal. But also Sterling with Villa at home. I'd definitely bank on City more than United.

        1. Villa Velour
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          It's at Villa Park.

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Sterling better away from home. One outlier at home? Villa...

          2. Andy Ftw
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Ah apologies. Think point still stands though

  28. SuperDan
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Which is best?

    A) Abraham, KDB, Grealish, Holgate
    B) DCL, KDB, Martial, Holgate
    C) Abraham, KDB, Traore, Soy
    D) DCL, KDB, Maddison, Soy

  29. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 23 days ago

    2/1/20

    The day Salah cappers were robbed of a monster haul because Mark captained Kane

    1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I captained Kane as well... Bad decision in hindsight. Had it on Salah but changed it new years eve because I felt bold (read: drunk)

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I removed grealish drunk

    2. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Who's Mark? Does he decide teams for a lot of players?

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 23 days ago

        He pulls the strings

        1. GreennRed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Not if you make your own decisions. He's a savvy bloke though getting pdople like you and me to part with our hard earned cash.

      2. Fitzy.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        This guy wouldn't have a clue, he's been here 5 minutes... 🙄

  30. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Pick a captain:

    A) Salah
    B) Sterling
    C) Vardy
    D) KDB
    E) Martial

    1. Niho992
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I'm going with B

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

      Would go B if I had him