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. There's Always One!
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    I had planned to do Martial to Salah for the dgw. Now though I'm not sure if selling Martial is wise ( especially if bruno comes ). I have the exact money to get Salah for Maddison but I'd have to do it this GW and Maddison obviously has a better game than Martial.

    What do you guys think? Maddison form has definitely dropped

    1. El Presidente
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Who´s Bruno?

      1. El Presidente
        6 months, 3 days ago

        I get it... the Sporting Lisbon Bruno....

    2. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Has this exact debate and decided to keep Martial for now and drop Maddison despite the GW23 fixtures. I looked into Maddi’s recent stats and wasn’t so confident. Martial is always a punt but he has a good fixture in GW24 and he ticks along nicely.

      May backfire but this is the game we play!

  2. antoinehude
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Hi, this my WC team, any advices? What do you think of Aguero & Mahrez?

    Schmeichel
    Alexander-Arnold / Holgate / Lundstram
    Mané / Salah / De Bruyne / Martial
    Vardy / Ings / Calvert-Lewin

    Button / Hanley / Williams / Cantwell
    0,0 in the bank

    1. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      My concern with City is the potential blank in 28 and after this week I'm not a fan of the game against Sheff Utd away. Your team looks good though, are you set on Schmiechal or would consider downgrading him to get a gtd starting 4th defender?

      1. antoinehude
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Yes it could be a potential move, I was thinking about Henderson for Schmeichel

      2. UTG
        6 months, 3 days ago

        How could Man City potentially have a blank in GW28?

  3. Another Hoops
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Hello. A or B please for game week 23 please;

    A) Robertson & Maddison
    B) Van Dijk & Mahrez

    B would probably mean picking up Maddison in game week 24 and perhaps taking a -4 to get Son in too where as A would be set and forget for the foreseeable future. Current wildcard team;

    Ryan
    TAA - Holgate - Robertson
    Cantwell - KDB - Maddison - Salah - Sarr
    Ings - Vardy

    McCarthy - Rashford - Lundstram - Williams

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      A

  4. Gunner Boy
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Fabianski > McArthy (-4)

    Yes or No?

    It is basically not -4 if McArthy got anything

    1. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Yeah if you have a non-starting back up keeper. Normally it's a no to take a -4 for a keeper but in your case it will likely be a -2 if that makes sense.

      1. Gunner Boy
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Yeah am leaning towards that.

        Thanks

  5. 03farmboy
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Rashford and Chilwell transfered out

    For

    Aguero and Gomez

    1. FPL ElasticO
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      City have some tough fixtures so watch for now then make the move

  6. FPL ElasticO
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Which of these transfer worth doing for -4??

    A. Traore & Kelly >>> Fleck & Digne
    B. Traore & Kelly >>> Fleck & Sidibe

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      So Digne or Sidibe? Digne for me

      1. FPL ElasticO
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Thanks

  7. Mike132
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Ramsdale
    TAA Soyuncu Lundstram Rico Kelly
    Salah Mane KDB Traore Grealish
    Vardy Ings Greenwood

    1 FT and 1.2 itb, any suggestions please?

    1. FPL ElasticO
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Kelly >> Digne / Sidibe

    2. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Rico to Holgate

  8. Goonerly
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Would anyone mind rating my WC team?

    Ryan - McCarthy
    TAA - Soy - Van D - Holgate - Lund
    Mané - KDB - Rich - Maddison - Doucouré
    Vardy - Ings - Ayew

    Really can't decide whether I should go double LIV mids or double LIV defence. But think Van D will play both games in DGW24, whereas Salah might get rotated.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Doubt any of the Pool big hitters will be rested in the DGW. It brackets an FA cup tie against Shrewsbury./Bristol where the big names will be rested most likely.

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        But FWIW I think there is more value in the Pool defence double up now they have started locking down the clean sheets.

      2. Goonerly
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        So Salah a better choice maybe?
        Thoughts on the rest of the team?

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          I prefer Salah to Mané but it is a 50/50 call and both should get around 160 mins in the DGW so plenty to consider the TC armband.

          I think it is worth getting Robertson over VVD if you can stretch that far. You will have a benching headache with 8 strong fowards so perhaps go Ayew to Greenwood or Doucoufe to a 4.4 mid.

          1. Goonerly
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 3 days ago

            Considering the TC on Mané ATM, but could upgrade him to Salah.. Don't know yet.
            Might consider going Ayew to Greenwood to afford Robbo. Thanks. But I'm also kind of excited by the benching dilemma. Gives me lots of choices for each week!

      3. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        The problem is they play 3 days after the Hammers game, vs Saints. Gotta be some rotation, there.

        1. Goonerly
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          Mané might play the 90 against Wolves and then around 60-65 mins against WHU. At least that what I tell myself!

    2. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Looks good probably too much money in defence, I've got something similar except Williams & Robertson for Van Dijk & Soy

      1. Goonerly
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Wouldn't mind Robbo. But think that LEI will still keep clean sheets, even if they are weakened without Ndidi. They won't be playing Ings every week.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          On order to get Mahrez in, I've done 2FT and lost Mane (with Kelly) to get Riyad with Robertson, giving me Salah, Robbo and TAA for the DGW. Think I've done the right thing.

          1. Goonerly
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 3 days ago

            I've gone Robbo, TAA & Mané now. Guess we'll see who of us picked the right midfielder 😉

        2. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 3 days ago

          If you’re starting Soy you’re benching Holgate and Lund every week. That doesn’t add up for me unless you have a cunning rotation in mind

          1. Goonerly
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 3 days ago

            I don't really, just kind of like the options they provide me.

    3. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Decent but indecisive in defence - you have at least one starter too many especially given Doucore as fifth mid. Really awkward spread of funds unless BB imminent

      I’d lose Soy to Stephens and get Robbo if that works.

      Think Greenwood over Ayew and Martial over Maddison too.,

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Think he’s safe for now but Ayew is under threat now and isn’t a certain starter going forward

      2. Goonerly
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Might downgrade Ayew to Greenwood to afford Robbo.
        Wouldn't start Martial this GW, so will keep Maddison. But could keep enough money ITB to make the switch to Martial for next GW.

    4. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      You could play all your 15, so that would mean immediate BB?!?

      1. Goonerly
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Would propably wait with the BB chip 'till after GW27, but yeah, I could!

  9. Mr. Mystic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Start Cantwell or Traore next game?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Cantwell by some

      1. Mr. Mystic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Issue is he sometimes gets rested...

        1. Wild Rover
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          And they have signed Duda

    2. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      I'm starting Cantwell and if he starts can see him getting a nice score - fingers crossed 😉

    3. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      The fastest one.

    4. El Presidente
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Cantwell for sure vs the worst PL team right now...

  10. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Sounds good?

    GW23 - Martial to Sterling(C) for free
    DGW24 - Sterling to Salah for free

    1. There's Always One!
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Looks good but Martial has some nice fixtures after pool. And you never know Bruno could be supplying him with plenty of assists soon

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        You have a point!

  11. checkit_j
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Should I leave this team and save trasfer pre gw24?

    Ryan
    Lund Soy TAA
    KDB Salah Madi Traore
    Vardy Ings Rash

  12. KingOllie
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Which cheapy mid do you reckon?

    A) Sarr
    B) Grealish
    C) Trossard/Gross

    Bottomed, one vote for A currently

    1. Goonerly
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      B

      Or Doucouré.

    2. Worsle90
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Trossard for next few fixtures, I'd say.

    3. Another Hoops
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      I've gone Sarr for the excitement factor.

      1. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        unfortunate that Sarr is the type of player who doesn't get any BPS in FPL

    4. Wild Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Doucoure, he's cheaper too

  13. JJeyy
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Time to keep Rashford now Brunos arriving? imagine what he can do with a decent midfield

    1. There's Always One!
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Martial could benefit most

    2. Skull And Gnomes 9 SCOTT TA…
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      They've signed Frank?
      Oh my God Harry!

  14. tissae
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Plan is to get Salah in for DGW. Which way would you go? 2FT, 1.4m itb

    Henderson
    TAA Soy Lundy
    Mane KDB Son Maddison
    Ings Vardy Rashford

    Button Rico Kelly Nakamba

    A) Son + Maddison + Rico --> Salah + Grealish + Williams
    B) Son + Rashford --> Salah + Abraham??/Jimenez???

    1. claretparrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Feels a bit like ripping up a decent team just for one week. Of those, though, probably A over two weeks?

      1. tissae
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        What else would you suggest?

  15. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Ryan
    Soy Lundstram TAA
    Salah Martial Mane KDB
    Vardy Maupay Ings
    Button Rico Kelly Dendo
    1.0 itb 0ft
    Done Ings for Jimi already.
    Now...
    A. Stick
    B. Upgrade Kelly or Rico to Holgate/Stephens (would like to replace both medium term)
    C. Martial to Dilva/Mahrez for the 'jerk'
    D. Other suggestion

    1. claretparrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 3 days ago

      A. B & C not worth a hit

    2. A Fat Spanish Waiter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      That’s a great team. Don’t take a hit.

  16. claretparrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Hi all. Already tripled up on 'pool (Mo, Trent, Virgil) and have 2 FTs this week.

    Would you do Traoré & Pope >>> Grealish & McCarthy? It will hurt as did Grealish > Traoré two weeks ago!

    This would leave enough ITB to do Virgil > Robbo for the double if I've no other fires to fight...

    Thanks!

  17. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Chances of Sterling dropping and Tammy rising before Ings rising again?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Doubt Abraham rises

    2. El Presidente
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Tammy not rising for sure. if anything, after Newcastle he will drop

    3. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Okay fam! Thanks!

  18. A Fat Spanish Waiter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    How nailed is Williams? Is this just a flash in the pan?

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      I have him and I am pretty happy to have him! 10 points yesterday! Being a United fan, I don't see Shaw starting over him anytime soon! Williams has been excellent recently and Shaw has been very poor!

      1. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Man U have 3 cs since gw9 and Williams has played in each one ... should tell Ole something

      2. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Yes but he has competition, Liverpool next and one bad performance can change it imho.

    2. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      We shall see, but nailed, not yet imo.

  19. cescpistols111
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Which moves are better?

    A. Alli + Jonny -> Ozil/Lucas Moura + Robertson
    B. Alli + Jonny -> Maddison + Van Dijk

    Current team is:
    McCarthy McGovern
    Digne Jonny Lundstram Kelly Rico
    Mane KDB Alli Grealish Dendoncker
    Vardy Rashford Abraham

  20. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Considering form and fixtures! Who looks a good bet?

    A. Maupay
    B. Deeney

    1. Nuno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      A

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Leaning towards Maupay too! Villa & Bournemouth upcoming!

    2. El Presidente
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Maupay fixtures, Deeney form

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        That's the whole point

        1. El Presidente
          6 months, 3 days ago

          I know. You decide, are you a fixture lover or a form lover? I always go form over fixture, but thats just me.

  21. danlynch13
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Jiminez + Martial > Ings + Richarlison

    Yes or no? Thanks!

    1. Kante Touch This
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      No

  22. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Would you lose Tammy or Tony?

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Based on fixtures, Abraham

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Leaning towards the same

    2. JoeSoap
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Would lose Abraham. Utd 3 good home fixtures coming up.

  23. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Ryan Button
    TAA Gomez Söy Lund Holgate
    Salah KDB Maddison Martial Cantwell
    Vardy Rashford Ings
    2ft. 0.0 itb.
    A) Stick with Gomez as 3rd Liverpool player
    B) Tear it apart to get Mane in (Rashford and one of Maddi or Martial to make way)
    C) Firmino for Rash and Gomez out
    D) Stick but try get one WestHam, Anderson or Haller

    1. JoeSoap
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      A

  24. Kante Touch This
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Pereira + mount > Robbo + 5.8m (Doucoure or traore)

    Would mean a double up on pool defence for gw24

    May hold till next week so I have 2FT

    1. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Also thinking Periera > Robbo ... fairly easy swap with little disruption to the team. Also means I can get a cheaper LEI defender later without a direct sideways move

  25. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Looks good?

    GW23 - Tammy & Traore to Maupay & Sterling(C) for -4
    DGW24 - Sterling to Salah for free

    1. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Too much faff

    2. JoeSoap
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Don't like.

  26. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Hadn't noticed azpi going on a points rampage lately...

    1. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      shame Newcastle always seem to score and then there are a few bad fixtures

  27. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Money no problem which Keeper should I get to to replace Ramsdale ??…………...I like Southampton fixtures and form, and Brighton looks good till GW30...…..expensive keepers don't look value for money.....completely lost !!!!!

    1. FOMFF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Mat Ryan

  28. JoeSoap
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Which transfer/s would you prefer this week? Anything better, bearing in mind I would like double Pool defence?

    A. Jimmy>Ings
    B. Aurier/Soyu>Gomez
    C. Maddy/Martial>Sarr/Grealish/Doucore
    D. Aurier/Soyu>TAA (would also need to do C for this move)

    Have 2FTs this week & 1.2 in bank. Happy to take a hit over next two weeks, if need be.

    McCarthy
    Aurier, Soyu, Lundy
    Salah, Martial, KDB, Maddy
    Vardy, Rashford, Jimmy
    Gazza, Rico, Dendo, Kelly

  29. Hot Toddy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Arsenal defence has been a disaster area for some time but I'm getting a slight urge to put on Kolasinac for a measly 5.2

    3 tasty home games in the next 5 and one away date at woeful Burnley. I don't pay attention to them really so was wondering if Kolasinac is considered first choice under the new manager and what role he's had?

    Cheers.

  30. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Sterling surely plays the next one?

    1. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Yes, I suspect so.