Scout Notes

Aguero hits hat-trick as City assets issue a timely reminder of FPL worth

Aston Villa 1-6 Manchester City


  • Goals: Anwar El Ghazi (£5.5m) | Riyad Mahrez (£8.4m) x2, Sergio Aguero (£11.8m) x3, Gabriel Jesus (£9.5m)
  • Assists: Trezeguet (£5.2m) | Aguero, Jesus, Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m) x2, David Silva (£7.4m), Mahrez
  • Bonus: Aguero x3, Mahrez x2, Silva x1

With many Fantasy managers trying to redistribute funds in order to crowbar three premium Liverpool assets into their squads, Manchester City’s similarly priced players might be among the makeweights.

Sunday’s demolition of Aston Villa was a reminder of what Pep Guardiola’s side are capable of when on-song, however.

Even the Reds, unbeaten all season and 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League, don’t come close to matching City’s attacking stats.

While they have admittedly played a game more, City have scored 12 more goals than the runaway leaders and attempted over 100 more shots.

Efforts on target, shots in the box, big chances: you name it, Guardiola’s troops boss it.

They were rampant at Villa Park on Sunday, with Sergio Aguero (£11.8m) at his devastating best and registering his highest single Gameweek score since August 2018 – becoming the record overseas goalscorer in the Premier League in the process.

Asked about the Argentinean striker after full-time, Guardiola said:

He was a legend already and that legendary status became bigger tonight. I think he is one of the most incredible players I have seen in this league.

The most important thing is that he is an incredible person – you cannot score this many goals or break so many records if you are not somebody is happy to be with his team-mates.

He has to always be fit to be at his best and he sometimes needs a bit of time after he has been injured or in pre-season, but he loves to play football and he is a guy who when he is in the final third always has a goal in his mind.

Riyad Mahrez (£8.4m) and Gabriel Jesus (£9.5m) also emerged with double-digit hauls, while Kevin De Bruyne (£10.7m) banked two assists to became the first player to hit the 150-point mark in Fantasy Premier League in 2019/20.

Two quickfire goals from Mahrez set City on their way, with the Algerian squeezing a shot past Orjan Nyland (£4.3m) at his near post and then capitalising on debutant Danny Drinkwater‘s (£4.4m) error to double the visitors’ lead.

De Bruyne then assisted goals for Aguero and Jesus – the first a superb strike by the Argentina international and the second owing much to De Bruyne’s excellent run and cross – as City went into half-time 4-0 up.

Aguero completed his hat-trick after the interval, peeling off the Villa defence to fire low past Nyland and then being the beneficiary of another individual error from Kortney Hause (£4.4m) to fire in his third with ten minutes to go.

There could have been other goals, too.

Jesus was particularly wasteful, firing over when well-positioned in the first half, seeing a shot cleared off the line by Tyrone Mings (£4.5m) after the break and then spurning two efforts on 77 minutes, the first saved by Nyland and the second crashed wide from eight yards.

Aguero fired over the bar and David Silva (£7.4m) sent a free-kick narrowly off-target in the first half, too, as Villa were torn apart.

Owners of De Bruyne may even have felt a little miffed at emerging with ‘only’ nine points, with the Belgian brought off by Guardiola for a well-earned breather with the game well and truly won by the 60-minute mark.

Those who still own the benched and unused Raheem Sterling (£11.8m) had it worse, though: the only two league matches that the England international has not played a part in this season were the ones in which City have scored the most goals (the other being the 8-0 thrashing of Watford).

Therein lies one of the problems with City assets: the unpredictability of starts.

As anyone who checks in with our line-up predictions every week knows, second-guessing Guardiola is a nigh-on impossible task.

Sterling previously hadn’t been benched in two successive league matches in 2019/20 or 2018/19, while Jesus and Aguero hadn’t been paired in tandem in the Premier League in 16 months.

Efforts to crack the Pep code earlier this season had mixed results at best, while the City manager’s recent experiments with a striker-less system in the EFL Cup and a 3-4-3 over Christmas makes anticipating team selections all the harder. 

Who knows who Guardiola will send out in Gameweek 23?

De Bruyne is, at least, a relatively safe bet: this was his 14th consecutive Premier League start and he has only been benched once (he also missed the home defeat to Wolves through injury) all season.

Mahrez, meanwhile, has quietly racked up five starts in a row. Perhaps at his reduced price, we can stomach the odd benching, but the £11.8m we have to fork out for Aguero and especially Sterling is a lot considering the week-to-week uncertainty.

Chasing the fixtures and regularly switching the FPL big hitters (in the process being able to target matches in which starts appear most likely) is another strategy, of course, and one that served Pro Pundit Lateriser12 well this week when he drafted in Aguero especially with Villa in mind.

Which brings us to our next caveat: City won’t play Dean Smith’s side every week.

Aston Villa are either bottom or second-bottom for goals, shots in the box, big chances and attempts on goal conceded this season and this was one of City’s easiest tests of 2019/20.

Guardiola’s side now sit bottom of our Season Ticker over the next ten Gameweeks, with Liverpool right at the top.

Next up for the Sky Blues is a Crystal Palace side that hasn’t conceded more than one goal in a game since November, followed by a trip to Bramall Lane, where Sheffield United have kept five clean sheets in 11 matches.

If there’s one team that can crack a tightly knit defence, though, it’s City.

Guardiola’s troops have already put a combined four goals past those two teams in the reverse fixtures and have scored at least two goals in 19 of their 22 Premier League games this season.

It should also be noted that Villa, although generally porous for much of the season, had restricted a full-strength Leicester City to a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium just last week, so had shown slight improvement at the back.

Reflecting on City’s overall display, Guardiola said:

It was good. From the beginning we were always in control. We made a lot of transitions and short passes and it was a great result and good performance.

We played well against United but they played better in the second half – today it was for the full 90 minutes.

I think we have always been there this season, even when we have lost games like at Norwich, we created lots of chances – but sometimes maybe we lost our incredible focus occasionally and after back to back titles, it is difficult with the reality of everything.

This was a punishing defeat for Villa and a reminder of their defensive limitations from a Fantasy perspective.

All four of their clean sheets in 2019/20 have come in home games against bottom-half teams and they only have one such fixture (against a resurgent Watford) remaining between now and May.

Their attacking assets, in particular Jack Grealish (£6.5m), are more enticing options, although the striker-less Villans had little joy against the Citizens on Sunday.

Grealish’s frustration boiled over on a few occasions and it was no surprise that he was booked for dissent late on, with his owners’ miserable afternoon completed when Anwar El Ghazi (£5.5m), rather than the Villa talisman, stepped up to take the hosts’ 90th-minute penalty after a foul on Trezeguet (£5.2m).

With Wesley (£5.6m) out for the season, it may well be El Ghazi on duty from the spot between now and Gameweek 38.

After the game, Smith was right to point out that many of the same players (and a similar shape) were used against Burnley and Leicester to better effect:

We were certainly contributors to our own downfall today. We made mistakes for goals and I think the third goal summed up our performance.

They made 20 passes without any physical contact and Sergio Aguero puts it in the top corner from 20 yards out with no one within three of four yards of him.

As good a team as Manchester City are, if you’re making any physical contact on them then you’re going to get punished.

We know that we’ve contributed to the scoreline today, which doesn’t help. A lot of those players are the same players who did so well against Burnley and Leicester City.

We’ll learn from it and move forward. We were very poor against Watford, got beat 3-0, we learned from it and went and put in a really good performance against Burnley.

The loan signing of Pepe Reina should bolster their goalkeeping options, at least, and is expected to be confirmed on Monday.

Aston Villa XI (5-3-1-1): Nyland; Elmohamady, Konsa, Mings, Hause, Taylor; Hourihane (Trezeguet 71′), Drinkwater (Lansbury 79′), Douglas Luiz (Nakamba 65′); Grealish; El Ghazi.

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Cancelo, Stones, Fernandinho (Otamendi 63′), Mendy; De Bruyne (Foden 63′), Rodri (Gundogan 71′), D Silva; Mahrez, Aguero, Jesus.

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1,088 Comments Post a Comment
  1. fylde2022
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    My team looks ok, but it's under performing.
    In what area does my team look the weakest?

    Ryan
    TAA Lundstram Soyuncu
    KDB Salah Maddison Mane
    Vardy DCL Ings

    Button Traore Rico Kelly

    0.4m itb

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      The Leicester boys are bang out of form

      1. fylde2022
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I had my eyes on shipping Maddison, so I'm agreement.

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

      That defence looks very 2019

    3. Drop the Dendoncker
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Patience

  2. Stoichkov#8
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    According to Season Ticker Newcastle, Southampton and Brighton are best teams def wise just after Liverpool (Everton quite low) so who is best pick (next 10 fixtures):

    a) Holgate (5 good fix, 5 bad fix)
    b) Stephens (8 good fix, 2 bad fix)
    c) Webster/Montoya (6 good, 4 bad)
    d) Fernandez (7 good, 3 bad)

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

      A

    2. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I'm thinking about stephens

    3. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      McCarthy the best keeper for this run.
      Brighton Newcastle and everton all meh

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

      B will probably do the job

    5. Stoichkov#8
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Also Webster 3goals; Fernandez 2goals+2assists; Stephens 1goal+2assists; Holgate 2assists; Montoya 1assist

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

    Bench Martial out of this lot Y/N?

    Ryan (Button)
    TAA, VVD, Pereira, Lunds
    Salah, KdB, Maddo, (Martial, Dendo)
    Vardy, Ings, Abraham

    If no, then bench who?
    Maybe it should be 'bench whom'?

    1. Bucket Man
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I'd be tempted to bench Perreria. Tough choice though.

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

      Maddison is dead this season in my view

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

        how?

  4. Bucket Man
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Had planned Mane and Salah double up but with Ramsdale that is not doable now. 2FT 1.0ITB. Any thoughts?
    Ramsdale*
    TAA, Lundstram, Sidibe
    Salah, KDB, Maddison, Grealish
    Vardy, Rashford, Ings
    Soyuncu, Kiko*, Stephens

    A) Ramsdale to Ryan and save
    B) Ramsdale and Rashford to Ryan and Abraham (GW24-Sidibe to Robbo)
    C) Other

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

      Wouldn’t be losing Rashford. He’s a man in form.

      1. Baden2018
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Those fixtures

      2. Bucket Man
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Before this week against Arsenal and Burnley I thought he looked poor but agree. Likely I have to loose him for Triple Pool though.

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

      Wait for the pressers, he could be fine...

    3. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Ramsdale McCarthy and Soy to Robbo/VVD/Gomez.

      1. Bucket Man
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Thanks. Doing this would involve benching Sidibe though this week I don't want to do that.

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

      I have him too. Am
      Holding. He will be fine come Saturday

      1. Bucket Man
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Bournemouth look awful as well though it may be a blessing in disguise this injury.

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

          That’s how I’m looking at it. Did Ryan last night

          1. Bucket Man
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Yes. First time I've really seen them so poor going forward compared to how they were. Pretty set on it, just don't know if I should move Rash on to afford Robbo.

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

    Maddison+Willems to Dendonker+TAA?

    Dendo will be bench player

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Latter

  6. Bobby Digital
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Who scores more?

    A. Tammy & Hayden
    or
    B. Greenwood & Grealish

    1. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      B

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

    Hudson Odoi anyone? Quite like the look of the stats considering his reduced minutes recently. Puli injury means he should be set for starts for the next few. Newcastle up next who are leaky at home.

    Maddison > CHO to free up cash for Robbo week after?

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

      CHO has already burnt me this season.

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

      Aside from the Leicester game Newcastle have been far from leaky at home

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

        Leaky probably the wrong choice of words. All home matches, SIT conceded - 111 (only Villa and Norwich worse). Same situation with XGc

  8. Nespinha
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Honestly, I'm thinking of going Vardy to Aguero right now, Leicester looked really poor this weekend

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

      They are tired, playing with same 9 players almost every game...And yes, we should start thinking about offloading their assets

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

        Yup, I'm thinking the vardy party is over.
        Already missed aguero this week which was a huge mistake

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

    Already have Mane and Salah, which defender/mid combo?

    1. VVD + Sarr

    2. Gomez + Maddison

    3. Robertson + Decoure

    4. TAA + Snodgrass/Cantwell

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

      2

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

      4 with Cantwell

  10. JasonG123
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Any point in keeping Ramsdale even if fit? Fixtures are still amazing but Bournemouth are just so bad.

    1. iL PiStOlErO
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Wondering the same or if I should switch to Hendereson...

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I have Lund already so this is why I didn't went for Hendo, didn't want to double up.

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

      McCarthy is by far a better option

    3. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Bournemouth are awful but i'm going to keep if fit as i have other priorities.. Hope they can be better with upcoming fixtures.

  11. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Bottomed. Thoughts on this plan for the next 2 gws? Have 2 fts, 2.1m itb.

    Gw 23 - Fab rashford > Kun McCarthy for free
    Gw 24 - Kun soy > rashford Robbo for a hit

    Pope
    Taa dunk soy
    Salah kdb Richarlison grealish
    Vardy rashford ings

    Button lund dendo Rico

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

      Not a fan of the hokey kokey but could work out

    2. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Gw23 Pope to McCarthy
      Gw24 Soy & Rich to Robbo & Mahrez

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

    Sitting around 500k OR I decided to WC to this:

    McCarthy
    TAA Robbo Stephens
    Salah(v) KDB(c) Cantwell Mooy*
    Vardy Rashford* Ings

    Pope Martial Lundstram Cathcart

    Might be crazy but I like it. Gives decent BB options too.

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Looks good.

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

    Thanks to Lateriser for pointing out the potential of Riyadh Mahrez in his piece last week. After reading it, I decided to bring in Mahrez and make him captain in a week when I knew most others would be captaining a possibly rusty Vardy against a much-improved Southampton. As a result, I'm now top of my mini league and have risen in the overall from 150K to 60K. Looking forward to your next piece, Lateriser!

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

      I considered doing the same, but it would have been a sideways move Sterling> Mahrez for just 2 weeks with Salah on the radar for next week.

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

        Perhaps. Am still in a quandary over Salah. It's always been the plan to bring him in for the DGW but there's a real opportunity to rise if he doesn't perform, particularly with City assets playing so freely after (most likely) having given up on the title (though this will make them more susceptible to rotation). Huge risk of red arrow, too, though. Need to see more next week!

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

      Well done, nice boost!

      I had a good week as well, unfortunately my ml leader is sitting inside top 400 OR, so will take some more time to catch!

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

      I was going to do the same, then hop from Mahrez to Mané. Was a really astute move given Villa's defensive stats.

      Chickened out as preferred to be 'safe' and not risk the Pep roulette.

      Such is my season as a whole - being patient with players has really backfired!

  14. HD7
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    1 FT, 0.4 ITB

    Kasper
    TAA Lundstram Dunk
    KDB Maddy Salah Mane
    Ings Vardy DCL

    Subs: Button, Rico, Hayden, Kelly

    Save or maybe trade Maddy/Rico?

  15. cnewman7
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    What to do? 2FTs 1.8 ITB

    Guaita
    TAA Soy Lund
    Salah KDB Maddison Cantwell
    Vardy Ings Abraham

    Button Martial Kelly Rico

    Need 3rd LIV and I'm worried about Mane ownership for DGW so would prefer him.

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

      Guaita & Soy to McCarthy & Robbo

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

    Those of you getting rid of Jiminez, who are you replacing him with? Plenty of cheaper candidates (releasing cash for the Liverpool DGW)

    Ings - if not already owned
    Maupay 5.8
    DCL 5.9
    Ayew 5.0
    Deeney 6.2
    Deulofeu 6.1
    Mousset 4.7

    Maupay & DCL have good fixtures coming up and similar stats, tempted to go Maupay because he's 0.1m cheaper.
    Or Mousset as rotation fodder with Cantwell.

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

      I am keeping as none of those as good as Jimi.

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

        Yep, but I've exact funds for Sterling > Salah and don't like leaving 0.0itb, so using 1 of this weeks 2FT's on Jiminez out given fixtures.

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

          Cant get the 0.1 from def?

      2. The Units
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Except Ings but should have him already.

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I'm keeping st least one more week

  17. theodosios
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Ramsdale to McCarthy or Ryan? Ryan will require a hit coz I don't have money ITB

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

      McCarthy

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      McArthy or keep then

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

      If Ramsdale is fit, I'd keep him over both for next 3, then bring in Mccarthy.

      If he's out this week, just to Mccarthy

    4. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      McCarthy

  18. jason_ni
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Going for double pool defence over getting Mane, Mane means losing kdb/rashford/vardy, and not keen on it, can only captain one of salah or mane as well.

    So with double pool defence, which do you prefer?
    A)Rico -> Gomez
    B)Soy -> VVD

    Sacrifice a mf to get in Soy -> Robertson
    C) Downgrade Maddison
    D) Downgrade Martial

    Personally like A, Bournemouth are pants, and Rico lost his place on Sunday.

    1. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Gomez might not start both games

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

      B all day long

    3. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A or B. Leister CS look to have dried up and Rico can be fixed later.

  19. Bobby Digital
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Get Greenwood and play 352...anyone else planning this?

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

      No

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

      Yup had gone Greenwood and a power 5 midfield of Salah, Mane, Son, Maddison, Richarlison on wildcard!

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Nice

      2. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        You should be soaring up the ranks with that mfield.

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

          that's the dream as I've made some huge calls tbh selling Vardy and KDB in particular!

      3. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Mine would be a bit more modest in Salah KDB Maddison Martial and Grealish.

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

        Salah Mane KdB Martial Maddison here

        Thinking of upgrading Maddison to Mahrez

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

      In terms of returns - not minutes - Greenwood isn’t far off Firmino in last few!

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

    I don't know what bottomed means.

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

      Google Rik Mayall

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

      was the bottom post on the last page

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

      Got spanked on your bottom

  21. liverpool01
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Guaita
    Soyuncu, Taa, Lundstram
    Grealish, Mane, Son(C) KDB
    Abraham, Jimenez, Vardy

    Button, Dunk, Dendoncker, Kelly

    1FT 0.9 ITB

    Gtg?

    1. liverpool01
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Will double up on Liverpool defence next gw with Alisson or Gomez. but also thinking of downgrading KDB to get Aguero. What can I do to get Aguero in?

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

        dont remove KDB, he is the game's highest point scorer for a reason!

        1. liverpool01
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Lol thats a good point

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

      Team looks fine to hold. Curious re the Captain shout though. Watford have tightened right up

      1. liverpool01
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I just feel Son will score, kicking myself for not going with Aguero last week loads of people telling me to hold Abraham over Aguero, should of went with my feelings.

  22. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Morning all. I’m happy with my starting 11 for now plus my first bench slot.

    Is it risky to have 2 effectively deadweight players stinking up your bench? I have Willems and Rico. Both will be losing me value slowly but surely not worth hits to remove etc?

    0itb -4
    McCarthy
    TAA, Lunds, Soy
    Salah, Mané, KDB (C), Cantwell
    Vardy, Ings, DCL
    (McGovern) (Martial, Willems, Rico)

    Advice appreciated!

    Thanks
    Adam

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

      definitely not

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

        Thanks. I prob wasn’t clear enough. I’m asking. If it’s too risky to just leave them for the medium term .i.e not just this week but until they really “need” to go.

    2. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Start Martial surely.

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

        vs Liverpool at Anfield over Cantwell who are playing BOU at home??

        Surely not!

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

          What's his face off Everton. He's useless.

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

            100% play martial ahead of DCL.

    3. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Don't take hits m'kay.

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

        Yeh sorry I worded it badly. Main question was really if it’s risky to hold them on the bench longer term

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

      Not a hit for sure but worth saving a transfer for in the next few.

      I’d play Martial

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

        Cheers.

        Really unsure with Cantwell vs Martial.

        It’s clear Martial is the better player but LIV at Anfield.... I really don’t expect us to let him have any look in whatsoever and he’s not the “sneak a goal” type.

        Cantwell, if it’s worth playing him for any fixture, it’s surely this one against a team that is going down the toilet fast.

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

          Can see a 1-1 at Anfield which puts him in with a shout.

          Cantwell a decent call of course.

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

    Mahrez flavour of the week but I was also taken by Dilva back. Lower ceiling I guess but value move from Maddison in my case. I’d take the regular 5/6 points if need be.

    A Maddison > Dilva in 24
    B Maddison TAA > Mahrez Robbo in 25 to give:

    Ryan
    Robbo Lund Holgate
    Mane Mo KdB Mahrez Martial
    Vardy Ings

    Zero 🙂

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

      Maddison and Dilva are similar price(for me i get 7.5 for maddison)
      IMO to the end of the season Maddison will score more points - at least you know he will play every game when fit.

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

      I prefer Mahrez to Dilva atm but both could be interesting punts going forward. What I don’t like about the Mahrez option is having to waste an FT on TAA > Robbo which is a bad idea imo

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

        Think you’re probably right. I also suspect Mahrez will get less consistent minutes than Dilva. Fear Sane rebooted

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

      Did Alli to Mahrez as a 2 week punt before I get Mane in for DGW24. Worked out pretty good so far. Finished on 75 points and up 200k to 475k

  24. Rough with the smooth
    Geoff
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Gameweek 22 Rough with the Smooth

    How did your GW go? Which of your players were benched? Did you get any injuries? How did your bench perform? Did your captain return?

    Feel free to post your tales of joy and woe from Gameweek 22 here:

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

      Solid GW for once with double MUN attack, double SHU defence, Richarlison and KDB(C).

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

        Benching Alli the correct call in the end but Dendoncker's 10 pointer makes it look unsettling 😉

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

          Played my wildcard and got a gameweek rank of 135k. Aguero(C), Richarlison, Holgate, Lundstram doing bits.

          Gone from 465k to 230K.

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

            87 all out.

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      -Ramsdall
      -Got jimi over kun as i was 0.3 short
      -Grealish didn't take the peno
      -Evans disallowed goal
      -Jiminez (c)

      Will find a way back again but this week my worst surely.

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

      Smooth: 83. Only smooth of the season so I’ll take it. Tomori (0), Alli (2), Kane (0) > TAA (6), Richarlison (10), Rashford (24) for a hit was a master stroke

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

        strong play that, well done!

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Excellent

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

      A good week for a change, 85 all out, 200k jump to 200k.
      Smooth:
      - Playing Williams ahead of Soy (Unanimous decision from 3 replies on FFS!)
      - Capt Rashford - All players returning except for Maddison and Mccarthy

      Rough - Missing Dendos 10pointer on the bench, but was never going to start him ahead of the others

    5. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Rough: Pope & Mane© fail
      Smooth: Returns from rest of 9 players 😀

      69 points. 42k >> 30.5k OR now.

      Enjoying every bit of it !

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

      81 this week. No complaints
      Rashford captain and very little bench points
      Sarr has been great since I swapped for Alli
      All 7 attacking players returned which I am pretty certain is a first this season

    7. charliee23
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Alli ➡️ Mahrez!

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

      Smooth: Replacing Pope with Foster, then bringing in Mahrez for a hit and making him captain.
      Rough: Doherty so close to scoring once again. Ings taking off his bloody shirt!

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

      Geoff, have you mixed up the “GW22 BREAKOUT PLAYERS” and “ROUGH WITH THE SMOOTH” titles?

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

        That's a rough 😉

      2. RedLightning - The Last Ten…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Title now corrected.

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

      Bringing Aguero in just before deadline on a 2 week punt and captained- rose from 508K to 280K in rankings 🙂

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Captaining Rose is surely a rough 😉

    11. Bare Foot United
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Rough
      Ramsdale
      Jimenez
      Smooth
      Defence with 3cleanies
      KDB (c)
      Up25k

    12. shirtless
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Solid 63 points and moved up 500 places to 8.5k!

      Smooth; Brought in Martial for Alli, Vardy(c), three cleanies from Robbo, Trent & Lundstram. KdB, Abraham & Ryan all bringing in something too.

      Rough; Dendoncker marooned as first sub!

    13. Queens of the South Age
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth as smooth can get this week and up to 12 OR.

      111 points with Aguero(c), Mahrez and Rashford helping me there. Transfer was Kelly to Holgate.

      Grealish was the only non returning player this week.

      1. Rains of Castamere
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Insane.

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

        Wah! Keep it up!

      3. Bury94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Amazing, well done!

      4. RedLightning - The Last Ten…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Queens of the South Age is also now number two in the Fantasy Football Scout mini-league.
        Well done, Chris!

      5. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Inspired! Love to see gutsy moves like that.

    14. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Transfered out grealish and kun for dcl and Salah.

      Fear of rotation killed my or

    15. Rhinos
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      At 15.29 i was sweating rivers at the thought of the city lineup as was on a wildcard of 25 from 9 😯 with 24 on my bench 😆
      3 hours later i finished 82 all out and into the top 10k 😎
      Pep roulette not for everyone but I love the drama

      1. Rhinos
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        *top 3k sorry, damn autocorrect

    16. Rains of Castamere
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Shocking. Was 6.7k OR but after 48pts I don't want to log in.

      Rough - Fabianksi injury, Soyoncu, Maddison (VAR ruled out assist), Grealish (thought he was on pens), DCL (VAR ruled out goal).

      Smooth - Started Greenwood, KDB regular contribution, Lundstram, Salah assist but small mercies really.

      The real smooth is that for the first time in years, I missed the deadline and I was fuming. All week I'd planned to do Cantwell to Mane and bench Greenwood, I was just waiting for Friday team news. Planned to do it before the 7pm deadline but got home and lost track of time with the kids etc. Anyway, ended up playing Greenwood by accident and ended up 2pts better off.

    17. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Steady gw, right on target with 61pts. All smooth around these parts other than the Fabianksi injury.

    18. Pep Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      The rough I guess was not sticking with my original plan giving Rashford the armband. Changed it late Friday to Salah. The smooth was making it through to the QF of the Member's Cup

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

      Smooth: transferred Alli and Vardy our for Sarr and Aguero (-4) and gave Aguero the armband. More than halved my rank from just under 1.3m to just under 700k.

      Did something similar in Sky too (Alli and Kane to Van Dijk and Aguero) and went from ~6k to ~3k.

    20. Thiga
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Felt smug doing Kane to Auba until the red card. Now I have to get rid. Rashford and Ramsdale being flagged is also pretty annoying. Decent week nevertheless with 63 points and KDB captain.

    21. reddragons178
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth: Kun(c) and jumped from 17.8k to 3.6k OR with 92 pointer.
      Delighted.

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

      Rough: Needing a Grealish blank to advance to the next round of the FPL cup and Otamendi doing Otemendi things in the 89th minute.

      Smooth: El Ghazi unexpectedly stepping up, ensuring a 3 point win for me.

    23. The Rumour Mill
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Rough: Fabianski injury, Mane, Leicester triple up.

      Smooth: Returns from 7 of my 11 and Vardy captain, just no big scores from any of them. Pleased with my free transfers of Aurier and Alli to Cathcart and Sarr, although Sarr in hindsight would have been better to have been Richarlison or Mahrez.

    24. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth - Double Sheff Utd defence, KDB(C), Richarlison goal. 65 points and up to 2.7k OR.

      Rough - Mane blank, Dendocker's benched 10 points

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

      Rough: Last week i had Aguero C Vardy VC so 0 points from captain, don't think that has happened to me before.

      Smooth: Captained Aguero again, 89 points total and lowest gw rank of the season.

      1. reddragons178
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I had exactly the same C/VC last GW

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

        Also Aguero/Vardy C last GW. Didn’t have the balls to captain him this GW. Well played.

    26. Lovejoy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Deliciously smooth after a spate of rough gameweeks. Aguero (c), 101 points and 85k to 20k.

    27. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Soon as Fab did his hammy i knew how week would go, 49 and tumbled back to 250k. Was a nice symmetry that Grealish didnt take the pen with the last kick of the week.

    28. Santigold
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth: Captained Rashford and did Aurier -> Williams.
      Rough: Benched Williams and played Söyncu instead. Also did Ayew -> Calvert-Lewin.

      Nice gameweek anyway with 73 points, but the 10 points from Williams on my bench is so annoying

    29. POLSKA GOLA
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth: 63 points and a 7th green arrow in a row, be it a very small one
      Rough: 8 players returning and not a single bonus points for my team

    30. JS27
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth: brought in Mahrez and did a last-minute captaincy switch from Vardy to KDB to give me just my 2nd green arrow in 9 GW's and move back inside the top 500k

    31. seewhyaxe
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Rough:
      1. Wanted to bench Grealish, instead I benched Holgate.

      2. I had 32 points with 4 players left on Sunday. With news of Ramsdale being out injured, I had only 10 outfield players and 3 players left in the last 2 games.

      Smooth:
      1. Kun (captain)

      And that's the smoothest one yet! First time all season I captained somebody who scored a hat-trick.

      82 points and I almost halved my OR.

    32. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth: I had a free transfer to burn so I did Pope to Ryan. I was a single point to the good on that transfer, but it was the difference between a green arrow and a red one. As it stands, my OR improved a massive 4 positions. Very smooth.

    33. CC22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth: A 14th consecutive green arrow thanks to Rashford captaincy. Gone from 1.6m at end of GW9 to 23k now.

    34. zinaks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 13 days ago

      two words: captin sterling :´(

    35. HashAttack
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooooooth - 110 (-8)

      Only downer was Maddison getting 2 points, would have liked to have had 11 out of 11
      Vardy was my next worse with 5 points, Just the 6 points on the bench

    36. Jakedmat01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      bought in Mahrez for Alli as a two week punt (before getting in Salah) and captained De Bruyne also had double Sheffield Utd defence + Rashford

    37. asquishypotato
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Anyone who has double Sheffield defence has to say smooth no matter what the rest of the team! 😀

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

      Rough- 27 points benched. Williams/Holgate/Dendoncker.
      I should have benched Soyuncu, Grealish, Maupay but hindsight is wonderful.
      A total of 83 points benched all season. Have purposefully gone as cheap as I can all season for bench positions.

      Smooth- Captained KDB to end the week on 54 points.
      Rank drop. 10k -> 15k

    39. Crossfire Harry Kane
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A rare smooth. My transfer was Alli > Mahrez who I captained. My only blanks were Ricardo Pereira and a non-playing Ramsdale.

      86pts and a rank rise from 568k > 306k.

    40. President Giggs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth - Did Pope and Alli to Foster and Richarlison for a juice 13 point gain, small green arrow (16k -> 15k)
      Rough - Lost in the cup by 8 points to an Aguero captainer

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

      Average gameweek.

      Rough. Benched Williams & greenwood

      Smooth: only slight red arrow despite no rashford, aguero mahrez & co

    42. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Mentioned this several times already on Saturday but Rashford (C) out along with Alli to bring in Mane and DCL with captain on Vardy. Was a 17 point swing and lowest ever GW rank of 5.8 million

    43. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smoothie: Aguero and KdB(C), 79 points. Saturday 8k. Sunday 1.9k

    44. Matjes_taet
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth:
      71 pts. and into the Top10k for the first time after 8 years of playing this game.
      Digne and Kdb (C) done well.

      Rough: Sold Mahrez for Martial.

    45. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth :
      - Every player in the XI returned... Except James Maddison
      - Move from Double Pool Defence to Triple Pool Defence delivered for second game week running
      - Benched Fab for Hendo, Benched Alli for Ings
      - Vardy managing to generate 5 FPL points from 0 shots

      Rough :
      -Fab now gone for EVE & DGW + nice GW25/26 rotation fixtures with Hendo
      - Alli starting to become a difficult hold
      - Ings managing to generate only 5 FPL points from 9 shots

    46. Rossendale Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A smooth for once. Mahrez in for Alli and captained him too.

    47. RedLightning - The Last Ten…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Smooth:
      - Magnum Dong Carlsen (NOT the World Chess Champion) played his first wildcard in GW20 and has now taken the lead in our Fantasy Football Scout mini-league.
      - Virginijus Syvokas played his first wildcard in GW20 and has now taken the lead in my Top 10k Any Season mini-league.
      - Shirin Nizar played first wildcard in GW20 and has now taken the lead in my 400-strong January to May League. Shirin won this mini-league two years ago, finishing 30th overall.
      - Pro Pundits Tom Freeman and Simon March played their first wildcards in GW20, and Sam Bonfield played hers in GW19. These are currently the third, fourth and second highest ranked of the Pro Pundits.
      - Saving your first wildcard till GW20 would appear to be an excellent strategy if you're not forced to use it earlier!

      - Pro Pundit Lateriser12 however played his first wildcard back in GW3, but in GW22 he captained Aguero for a game-week score of 93 to become the currently highest ranked Pro Pundit.
      There's more than one way to skin a cat!

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Surely it follows that if you start well, you won't need the WC until later, rather than saving the WC until later means you'll do better!

        1. RedLightning - The Last Ten…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          That may well be true, but I suspect that many of those who start well still choose to play it earlier anyway, often around the first or second international break, without seriously considering the alternative of saving it till GW20.

    48. Guizer
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Allll Smooth this GW finally. Got 86 points and a rank rise from 181k to 77k. Luny, TAA, Salah, Martial, Ings, Rashford, Vardy, KDB captain and Mahrez! Finally paying off. I got him in GW 22 as a differential! Now I don't want to get rid of him for Mane as planned!

    49. Rude Reviewer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Rough : Bough Fabianski
      Smooth : Agueroooo (C)

    50. Kopkloppers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Smooth: Took a punt on Mahrez as I had no idea who to get at the time in his price bracket. KDB captain gave me 35 points in an hour. Sheer luck. 1st positive punt of the season.

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        very honest of you, and very refreshing. Nicely done KopKloppers.

    51. StinkinRich
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Kane and cantwell out for Kun and Douglas Luiz for a -4....

      Smooth...Armband on Kun plus kdb rash Jorginho and a couple of cleanies for a 97

      Rough...Traore done FA since got him

      Nice jump to 920 OR!

    52. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Smooth with 86 points!Sold Mane,DLuiz and Kane for Richarlison,DSilva and Aguero(c).Except from these moves the only good thing was 2 cs from Gomez and Sidibe.
      Rough was Ramsdale's injury and one more blank for Callum.

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

    Not sure I want to miss Aguero if he gets on a mini-roll this season. The only way I’d do it is by WCing.
    Current team:
    Foster Button
    TAA Lund Chilwell Soy Dunk
    Salah Martial KDB Traore Cantwell
    Rashford Vardy Abraham
    WC Team
    Foster McCarthy
    TAA Lund Soy Dunk Janmaat/Williams
    Mane Salah KDB Doucoure Cantwell
    Aguero Ings Ayew
    Seems like I’m chasing points but had a few of these on my watchlist for the past couple of weeks.
    Any thoughts appreciated.

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

      Champions league coming
      Rotation won’t stop

    2. Kopkloppers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Expect rotation bud. It could end up disappointing.
      I must say if I WC'd I could tidy up with 6 transfers and avoid Mane pain.

      1. Sedemuda
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Yes, I know but I've done it anyway now.
        Aguero can always go in a couple of weeks with CL back. And with Mane, Salah & Aguero I can get anyone to balance it back up with a couple of FTs.
        Thanks for your reply.

  26. jia you jia you
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Loving my new streamlined bench: Button, Greenwood, Williams and Gibson...16.2m

    1. Kopkloppers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Not playin
      Cameos atm
      Could work out
      3.9 third sub.
      Try and squeeze Gibbo to a 4.3

  27. davies
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    It’s not worth doing Salah/Mane > Robbo for the DGW to accomodate Aguero, is it?

  28. Salarrivederci
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Gtg? 0 FT's 0.0 ITB

    Ryan
    TAA - Söyüncü - Sidibé
    Salah - KDB - Richarlison - Maddison - Doucouré
    Vardy - Firmino

    (Button, Rico, Greenwood, AWB)

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

      Like the Doucoure punt...nice team!

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

        Thanks. Especially liked it yesterday when he made this a great GW 😉

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

          big admirer of him IRL, beastly mid!

  29. HUATSHOOTER
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Pope
    Aurier soy vvd
    Mane kdb cantwell/grealish richar
    Vardy ings rash

    Subs/ button, grealish/cantwell, dunk, lund

    Alr use a FT to sell jimmy for ings( i shldnt even sell 2 weeks ago!)

    Now what should i do, minus 4’to sell pope to ryan?

    Wait till gw 24 and plan to move in a liv defender? Robbo or taa?

  30. XABI 15
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Best Goalkeeper to own under 4.8?

    Ryan, Ramdsdale, Pope, Mccarthy..