Scout Notes

Recent defensive promise helps Saints stifle shotless Vardy

Leicester 1-2 Southampton

Goals: Dennis Praet (£5.3m) | Stuart Armstrong (£5.2m), Danny Ings (£6.7m)

Assists: Jamie Vardy (£10.0m) | Shane Long (£4.6m), Che Adams (£5.3m)

Bonus Points: Praet x3, Armstrong x3, Kasper Schmeichel x1 (£5.4m)

Southampton’s defence duly delivered on its promise to frustrate the masses of Fantasy Premier League managers who captained Jamie Vardy (£10.0m) for Gameweek 22.

The Leicester forward was backed for the armband by 52.3% of the top 10k and comfortably won our Captain Poll too – but finished Saturday afternoon without even a single shot to his name.

As we mentioned in our Captain Sensible article this week, Southampton had restricted their four previous opponents to Leicester to a total of just four big chances, the second-best in the league.

They carried that form into Gameweek 22, with the Foxes managing just five shots on their own turf all afternoon.

Admittedly, Vardy still managed to get himself an assist, playing an excellent ball across the box to opening goalscorer Dennis Praet (£5.3m), but to not even register a single shot is somewhat concerning, considering his underlying statistics this season.

Whether it suggests that his FPL usage has run its course remains to be seen and we must remember that Vardy is still on the comeback from injury. He missed two games over Christmas and had to receive treatment in the first half against Southampton. The fact he is facing an increasingly shaky Burnley defence in Gameweek 23 is an encouraging one for Vardy owners.

Perhaps the most important lesson to take from Vardy’s shot-less outing at the King Power Stadium is just how well Southampton have developed defensively recently. It now feels like centuries since writing arguably the most scathing match report of my career after the Saints were thrashed 9-0 by Leicester.

However, their defensive statistics coming into Gameweek 22 were already impressive, especially considering they were recorded in a period when they faced Chelsea and Spurs, but to stifle Leicester too indicates their defence may be ready for investment.

We’ve already seen roughly a fifth of Gameweek 22 Wildcards played among the top 10k select Alex McCarthy (£4.3m) and it seems likely that interest in him can only increase.

The Saints are about to embark on a run of incredibly appealing fixtures from a defensive perspective, hosting Wolves, Burnley, Aston Villa and Newcastle between now and Gameweek 30, while away trips to Crystal Palace, West Ham and Norwich also hold clean sheet potential considering the way they are currently playing.

The fact that Southampton’s back-four has been increasingly settled in recent months has also helped their defensive effort – and makes it easier for Fantasy managers to select one to invest in.

Jack Stephens (£4.3m) and Jan Bednarek (£4.4m) are very-much nailed-on at centre-back and seem to offer better value than their full-back counterparts Ryan Bertrand (£4.8m) and Cédric Soares (£4.8m).

By stark contrast, Leicester’s defence seems to have completely dropped off a cliff, perhaps bad news for owners of Çaglar Söyüncü (£5.1m), Ben Chilwell (£5.7m) and Ricardo Pereira (£6.4m), all of whom are in at least 11% of Fantasy teams.

Leicester did come into Gameweek 22 among the division’s bottom three for shots allowed in the box and big chances conceded over the previous four matches, although this was a run that pitted them against Liverpool and Manchester City.

But to see the trend continue against Southampton should ring considerably more alarm bells. Not only did they give up 16 shots, they also gave away a penalty, which was only overturned by a VAR call deemed Shane Long (£4.6m) to be offside in the build-up by mere millimetres.

It appears clear that Wilfred Ndidi (£5.0m), who had knee surgery this week, will be sorely missed by Leicester. That said, Kasper Schmeichel (£5.4m) was able to use the increase in shots faced to earn two save points and one bonus despite conceding twice and losing the game.

“I thought both parts of our game were not quite to the level of where we’ve been. Firstly, our defending, we weren’t aggressive enough in our pressing. And Southampton are a team that when they win it, they want to get forward early so you’ve got to try to stop that, and we didn’t do that well enough. You saw the number of chances that we conceded. That’s not us. Throughout the season, we’re normally very tight, very compact and press the game well. We lacked that energy and intensity in our defending.” – Brendan Rodgers

Danny Ings (£6.7m) arguably should have come away from the King Power Stadium with four goals on Saturday afternoon, his owners perhaps unlucky to only pick up five points from him.

Ings had a grand total of nine shots against Leicester, rather ironic when compared to Vardy’s tally (9-0), and went close with a number of them.

There was a 60 second period during the first half in which Ings hit the cross-bar twice and he later forced a world-class save out of Schmeichel in the second half when Southampton, once again, caught Leicester on the counter-attack.

“We had 16 shots on the goal and in an away game that’s not so normal. It’s a sign of how well we played. We pushed a lot of good buttons during the week. We never spoke about revenge or something, because we should be thankful for this result. We wanted to show everybody who was watching us that we can do it much better and that we have changed since then.” – Ralph Hasenhüttl

Southampton’s talisman Ings now has 10 goals in his last 11 games and can only increase in popularity considering how sustainable his output looks. After all, a total of nine shots in the box across one 90-minute outing is hugely impressive.

However, Ings’ owners will, of course, be fuming at his conduct after finally finding the back of the net on Saturday afternoon. Scoring what proved to be the winning goal, Ings ran over to the travelling fans and promptly removed his shirt and, in the process, one Fantasy point for the yellow card and the chances of any bonus!

Leicester City XI (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel; Chilwell, Evans, Söyüncü, R Pereira; Choudhury; H Barnes (Iheanacho 58′), Maddison, Praet (Tielemans 77′), Pérez (D Gray 67′); Vardy.

Southampton XI (4-4-2): McCarthy; Bertrand, Bednarek, J Stephens, Cédric; Redmond (Romeu 90+2′), Højbjerg, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong (Djenepo 78′); Ings, S Long (Adams 78′).

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Everton 1-0 Brighton

Goals: Richarlison (£8.1m)

Assists: Lucas Digne (£5.7m)

Bonus Points: Digne x3, Richarlison x2, Mason Holgate x1 (£4.4m)

Richarlison (£8.1m) continued his impressive start to life under Carlo Ancelotti by scoring his eighth goal of the season against Brighton.

Once again, the Brazilian was deployed as a centre-forward, this time in a 4-4-2 system, and reaped the rewards of such an advanced position.

Both he and centre-forward partner Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£5.9m) helped Everton dominate this game, each of them enjoying a handful of chances to score.

Out of the two, Richarlison has arguably been the more clinical in the last two matches, as he netted an excellent goal in the first half.

Receiving the ball from Lucas Digne (£5.7m) inside the box, he used some dazzling footwork to get around Adam Webster (£4.4m) and place a curled effort into the bottom corner of Mat Ryan’s (£4.8m) goal.

Grabbing what was the only goal of the game, as well as a clean sheet, helped Richarlison add some additional points to his tally.

However, those who invested in Calvert-Lewin can probably feel somewhat unlucky and possibly hard-done-by too as he managed just a solitary point against Brighton.

It was not for lack of trying, though. Just like Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin was a busy member of Everton’s attack, with his best chances coming in the second half.

In the 64th minute, his point-blank effort was well-saved by Ryan and just a few moments later, he was through on goal and unleashed a powerful drive from just inside the box – forcing an even better stop from the Australian goalkeeper.

Later on, Calvert-Lewin even had the ball in the net, bundling home in a scrappy goal-line exchange. However, somewhat harshly, VAR overturned the goal for a handball and ordered that he be issued with a yellow card for his efforts.

Meanwhile, Everton’s control of the game helped continue to boost the credentials of their defensive players.

This latest clean sheet means the Toffees are yet to concede at home in the Premier League under Ancelotti, particularly encouraging considering that Newcastle (Gameweek 24) and Crystal Palace (Gameweek 26) are the next two sides to visit Goodison Park.

Djibril Sidibé (£5.4m) was the option we were most positive about in the build-up to Gameweek 22 although, against Brighton, a few others helped further the case for their inclusion in Fantasy squads.

Mason Holgate (£4.4m) has become nailed-on at centre-back in this team and emerged with one bonus point on Saturday afternoon, while Digne got the assist for Richarlison’s goal.

Everton XI (4-4-2): Pickford; Digne (Mina 85′), Holgate, Keane, Sidibé; Bernard (Delph 72′), Sigurdsson, T Davies, Walcott (Coleman 74′); Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (3-4-3): Ryan; Dunk, Duffy, Webster; Bernardo, D Stephens (Murray 72′), Pröpper, Montoya (Groß 62′); Trossard, Maupay, Jahanbakhsh (Alzate 62′).

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1,497 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Love Poyet’s honesty.

    Must have been a nightmare to manage though.

    1. Zenith UK
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      What'd I miss?

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Sorry! He’s on Soccer Sunday on Sky Sports. Talking about his career, VAR, Nigel Pearson and stuff.

  2. DA Minnion
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Transferred Pope to Ryan to Heaton to Fabianski to McCarthy . All in the last month.
    If I'd just kept Pope I'd have 3 points less.

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Noooooooo! Don’t jinx McCarthy... I’ve just got him for Pope myself.

      1. DA Minnion
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Sorry about that T S. Broken leg on the way.

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 25 days ago

          🙂

          I’ve a good feeling abou McCarthy. We’ll be ok.

          1. DA Minnion
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 25 days ago

            Yeah same here.great fixtures and cheap as chips.

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      I'm going to get him next GW

      1. ‘Tis the Season
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Have to wait until GW 26 which isn’t a train smash. Pope and MaCarthy to have similar points until 26 I reckon

  3. Nomar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    My cup game boils down to Me: KdB (c) v Opponent: Sarr

    Opponent has 3 point lead. Sarr could do damage today, too, so not as clear cut as it looks.

    1. dansmusen
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      A goal from KDB will do it i think.

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Yeah, but I reckon Sarr has a 10 pointer in him today.

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      KDB haul + Sarr haul ?
      Have both so can't say Sarr blank 😉

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        I fear Sarr haul more than KdB. Bournemouth look awful right now.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 25 days ago

          Yes
          Can't believe I'm eagerly waiting for Watford Bournemouth game 😀

          1. Skalla
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 25 days ago

            He has good stats but prob main reason I brought him in is to enjoy watching that game!

  4. Dammed Utd
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Might be time to wildcard folks Vardy for Kun and KDB for Salah

    1. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      If you’d have posted this yesterday morning it would have been Vardy for Auba.

    2. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Both downgrades.

    3. Totti
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      keep away from aguero mate
      i'm aguero owner since i started to play this game 6 years ago 🙂
      but now i lost this season because of owning him

      1. Totti
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        i am captaing him today by the way 🙂

        1. GreennRed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 25 days ago

          Best player ever in PL history for me, no current player would finish against QPR under that pressure. But I'm convinced now that Pep is sparing him for Champions League.

  5. iL PiStOlErO
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 25 days ago

    People should I stick with Maupay for next 4 - avl(h) bou(a) whu(a) wat(h)??? Or is that too much time for him? Should I sell for Ings?

    The team now is:

    Ramsdale Martin
    TAA Soy Lund Dunk Kelly
    Mo KdB Alli Grealish Dendo
    Vardy Rash Maupay

    Have 1,3 itb and 2ft. Bought him 2 gw ago and don't know if he is worth transferring out now or should I concentrate on other things. Cheers.

  6. dshv
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Salah and Mane is enough from now, or have to get and defender too?

    The plan is after this gameweek
    For (-4)
    Jimenez to DCL
    rico or baldock for Van dijk( to take the cleanies)

    1. DA Minnion
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      You need a defender more than one of those.

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      TAA is more important than either Salah or Mane imo. Find a way.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Best FPL asset

    3. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Not sure I’m going with 3 Liv for one DGW.

      Got Mané and TAA. Not ripping my team up to get Mo as well.

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        I think it's worth doing because of triple captain and also because the fixtures after are so good as well.

    4. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Going Salah, Trent and probably Gomez. Having Salah and Mane is grand if they both haul. But that's rare and for aporoximately 1/8 of team value I think you've better balance and better dpreafing the risk.

    5. Just Kreuzing
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Any love for Gomez as a cheaper option?

  7. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Just seen the Willian penalty. How on earth was that not overturned by VAR??!!!!

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Clear pen.
      (Biased owner 😛 )

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        How he collapses his leg towards the defender is almost a skill in itself. Horrendous.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 25 days ago

          Same with United pen i guess. Soft

    2. JamieNumber4
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Because it was in favour of Utd.

    3. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      The Williams penalty was even worse. There wasnt even contact.

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        I’m just catching up on games this morning. Yet to see that one!

      2. GreennRed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        The Willias are well known for the diving.

  8. Old Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Good morning ladies and gentlemen, Is there anywhere where one might see the EO of the games week's remaining players? Thanks in advance.

    1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      livefpl.net/rank_tiers

      New feature

  9. Firminoooo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Did Ramsdale to Ryan before this GW. CS Bournemoth is a given.

    1. Skalla
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      So it is your fault Ryan did not keep a CS....

    2. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      I hope so.....I'm behind by 3 pts on 56pts in cup game. We both have KDB and I have Ramsdale ......

  10. Zenith UK
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    This bottomed, missed the replies, sorry;

    Let's mix it up a little bit... You're England manager, what strikers are you taking to EURO's?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      I beg Vardy to come back.

    2. PlumaPiedra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      The ones in form when the Euros come around.

      1. Zenith UK
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        So right now, who are you taking?

        1. PlumaPiedra
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 25 days ago

          The obvious ones. Rashford Ings Vardy Tammy.

    3. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Rashford, Ings, Abraham.

    4. Skalla
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Depends on Kane injury, but lots of good options, either build for future and go Rashford/Abraham or go with form and give Ings a chance. Don't think they will go outside those 4.

      1. GreennRed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Hopefully Southgate can learn from Poch's CL final mistake and not rush Kane in if he's not matchfit. Hopefully je's back playing for Spurs and playing well before April.

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 25 days ago

          Kane will sacrifice his own daughter if needs be just to go to Euros.

          1. GreennRed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            4 months, 25 days ago

            Definitely and that's a good thing in a sportsman. But he needs to honest enough to start on the bench in some games if it benefits the team.

  11. Totti
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    what points do u expect from aguero today guys ?

    as he is my captain 🙂 and really need from him 2 goals to save my gameweek 🙂

    1. PlumaPiedra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Depends if he starts or not I guess. Could easily get a goal or 2 if he starts obviously.

  12. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Who would you drop for Robbo? Dunk or Soy?

    1. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Dunk.

    2. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Quite easily lose Soy between those 2
      Only caveat is Dunk closer to suspension than Soy

    3. ‘Tis the Season
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      That’s a toughy! Dunk as his fixture after dbl GW are better. Or...Toss a coin

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Thanks

  13. Reddonkeyham 42
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Pope

    Rico, Söyüncü, Alexander-Arnold

    Alli, Mané, Martial, De Bruyne

    Ings, Maupay, Vardy

    Button
    Dendoncker, Targett, Kelly

    0 itb, 2FT, lots of changes required, what do people recomend?

    1. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Soy to VVD/Robbo
      Alli to Sarr

  14. lordkippe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    COME ON SARRRR

  15. IrishRed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Ismaila Sarr it's time to save my GW

  16. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 25 days ago

    What to do?

    Guiata Button

    Sidibe Taa Lundstram Soyuncu Hanley

    Kdb salah mane Richarlison cantwell

    Ings vardy Greenwood

    0 ITB 1 FT

    Thanks.!.

    1. BellyKlopp
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Looks good! I'd be looking to save a transfer and reassess the following week.

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Thanks man you sure!?

  17. BellyKlopp
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Anyone here bold enough to go without Mane for DGW?

    1. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Why not?

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      I would if I had Salah

    3. PlumaPiedra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Not me.

    4. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Genuinely cant decide wether to tear my team up for a -4 over 2 werks to get him

    5. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Me.

    6. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Thinking about it. Have Salah and TAA. Can get Mane or Robertson with FTs. Think Robertson is the best move just so afraid Mane hauls.

  18. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Beginning to suspect that the Mané and Salah double up perhaps isn’t the earth shattering DGW move I made it out to be.

    TAA, Mané and Robbo for DGW?

    1. ‘Tis the Season
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Yes but With Salah

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      That's my treble 🙂

    3. IrishRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      That's what I've got

    4. PlumaPiedra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Why not? If one or the other goes big it's gonna hurt a lot with all the TCs flying around.

      1. ‘Tis the Season
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Or assists and CS for defenders with Mid blanks

        1. PlumaPiedra
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 25 days ago

          More unlikely but could happen.

    5. Skalla
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      I am going TAA, Robbo and Firmino(c) but miles behind so not much to gain from Mane/Salah...

    6. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      I suspected as much a couple of weeks back - my approach has been working well so far but plenty of time for it to fall apart yet 😉

      https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/comment/21456538

    7. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      ...because Pool played a parked Mou bus (stifling attack threat) and the Spurs boys somehow missed some golden chances on the counter

      Fine margins being used to predict two other games

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        I couldn’t believe Mané & Mo got 9 points between them in a 4-0 win vs Leicester

        1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 25 days ago

          The entire team is good. Mane, Salah, TAA, Robbo, VVD, Gomez, Firmino and Alisson could all do well in the DGW. I'm really tired of all the predictions and calculations. Choose a cap and your other two Pool... There are some important games in that GW as well. Thinking of doubling up on my Martial with Rashford by then to cash in on Burnley's defensive form and the Man U deserters chasing Pool assets

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            4 months, 25 days ago

            The entire team is beyond good - they are terrifying

            And to the OP’s point, I agree with the suspicion he has raised - and I don’t think it was just the spurs game on which he bases that suspicion - there are other examples, including Leicester

    8. Ginkapo FPL
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Focusing 100% on the dgw is costing a lot of players. Sure have triple pool but dont get so hung up on it

      1. ‘Tis the Season
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Well said Ginkapo. Main reason why held off of bringing in Robbo b4 united as I see them scoring and a blank for Robbo.

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Well said

    9. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      My plan was to sell Rashford and Martial for Mane and DCL but not so sure anymore. Rashford is 3.2 cheaper than Mane and only 9 points behind him and they are playing the team with worst performance vs top 6 so far this season at home in GW24.

      I’ll probably go for Robertson instead of Mane.

  19. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Those transferring in Firmino, what avenue are you taking to bring him in?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Abraham to firmino

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        I like it, good luck

    2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      if I could select five forwards and five Liverpool players he’d be in

    3. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      No. Too many forwards in better form to try him for a double.

    4. Skalla
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Vardy to Firmino just for the Double GW and back again to Rash or Vardy, don't think Firmino is a season keeper.

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Appreciate that
        Have both Vardy and Rashford and strongly considering moving one to Firmino short term

  20. kuzser
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    What’s the best combo for Dgw24 to accommodate a 3rd Liv player?

    1) SALAH - Grealish - Maddison and fodder, play 3-5-2 (Connoly/ Greenwood as a fodder)
    2) SALAH - Grealish - Jimenez and fodder, play 3-4-3 (Hayden as a fodder)
    3) ROBBO/VVD - Martial -Maddison - Jimenez
    4) ROBBO/VVD - Maddison - Rashford and fodder, play 3-4-3 (Hayden as a fodder)

    Ramsdale
    Taa Soy Lundstram
    Mane Kdb Maddison Grealish
    Vardy Ings Jimenez

    Alli Rico Kelly

    1. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      I feel this DGW for Liverpool will be massive in FPL terms. Plenty of TC will be played and i’m a bit nervous ill make a wrong move

    2. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      1

  21. True Deadzoner
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Jiminez to DCL for free?

    1. GreennRed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      No.

  22. b91jh
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Thoughts on this WC draft?

    Hendo (Mccarthy)
    TAA Soy Lund Robbo (Williams)
    KDB Mane Rich (Fleck Cantwell)
    Vardy Rash Ings

    Not sure on Rico (4.2 selling value) or Williams tho

    1. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Looks good. Fleck could be a real bargain with Sheff - U's nice run of fixtures from GW25.

  23. Dannywaz
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 25 days ago

    All about Lord sir riyad the wizard mahrez today

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      All of them are starting?

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Lundstram and Shelvey were yesterday

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Vardy got an assist yesterday

    2. Dannywaz
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      All the lot son riyad will go nuts today 25 points

  24. CONNERS
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Next GW start Soy (Burnley away) or Lundstram (Arsenal away)?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Lundstram

    2. FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      I’m on Soy. I can see Leicester bouncing back with a CS more than I can see Lundy returns at either end of the pitch against an improving Arsenal

  25. davies
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    In theory, who would you prefer?

    A) Rashford
    B) Martial + 4 points

    1. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      I wouldn't be taking a hit to get Rashford in for Liverpool away. Just wait another week imo.

    2. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      B

  26. More Cowbell
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Rashford amber flagged?

    1. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Just a yellow flag, hopefully nothing to worry about.

      1. ‘Tis the Season
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Tactics by Ole. Guaranteed he is fine and starts for liv. Ole will play this ‘injury’ up all week..watch this space!

  27. Coys96
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    1FT, 0.3 itb. Really not happy with defence but Auba & Fab need to come out...

    Fabianski
    Trent Soyuncu Lundstram
    Mane KdB Grealish Cantwell
    Vardy Ings Aubameyang

    Button Martial Aurier Rico

    Going to do Fabianski > McCarthy but what other move do I do for -4?

    A) Aubameyang > Firmino
    B) Aubameyang > Maupay/DCL/Deulo/Deeney/Haller (and Martial > Salah GW24)
    C) Wildcard

    1. RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      If bou do well do Fab to Ramsdal today as he gets lot of savepoints. Next week yiu can use Auba as Cash cow for salah/Robbo. Can advice me below?

  28. RECKLESS
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Which looks better for 3rd Liv spot along with TAA + Salah
    1) Robbo + Alli + Grealish + Tammy
    2) Soy + Mane + Martial + Ayew.
    After Mcity, CPL has an easy stretch for Ayew but CPL rarely shoot forget scoring

    1. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      2

  29. The Royal Robin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Best £4.5 DEF right now?

    1. Whatever100
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Holgate or soton def

    2. RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Except Liv and Digne very few standout. Probably better to go cheap for kelly/rico/

    3. ‘Tis the Season
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Brandon Williams?

    4. Jullepuu
        4 months, 25 days ago

        I'll add Webster to the list

    5. Jamb0
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      As KDB owner who captained Vardy, I should be hoping for a blank for KDB, right?

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Yes

      2. GreennRed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Why?