Scout Notes

Solskjaer provides Rashford injury update as Rodgers backs Vardy from the spot

Liverpool 2-0 Manchester United

  • Goals: Virgil van Dijk (£6.4m), Mohamed Salah (£12.4m)
  • Assists: Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.5m), Alisson (£6.1m)
  • Bonus: Alisson, van Dijk x3, Alexander-Arnold x1

Marcus Rashford (£9.0m) faces at least six weeks on the sidelines after Ole Gunnar Solksjaer confirmed that the England striker had suffered a stress fracture of his back.

Rashford wasn’t involved at Anfield on Sunday, which Solskjaer did warn us of in Friday’s pre-match press conference – although the Norwegian’s reputation as something of a wolf-crier led many of us to cast doubt on the suggestion he would miss out.

Ahead of kick-off on Merseyside, Solskjaer provided the following update on Rashford:

He got a couple of knocks and jolts when he came on against Wolves and has aggravated his back. I wouldn’t expect him to be back in the next few weeks. We’ve got a mid-season break coming up; I’m not sure we’re going to see him before then.

However, speculation swelled throughout the afternoon that Solskjaer was perhaps not providing us with the full details of Rashford’s injury, with journalist Henry Winter suggesting the in-form FPL forward has a double stress fracture and will be sidelined for two to three months.

Asked again about Rashford’s injury in his post-match press conference, Solskjaer gave a slightly different answer:

He suffered a stress fracture against Wolverhampton [in the FA Cup last Wednesday]. Normally six weeks before you can get going slightly, probably, and then he’ll need time to get match-fit again.

That prognosis would put Rashford out until at least Gameweek 28, raising the possibility of increased game-time for budget FPL forward Mason Greenwood (£4.4m) – although, as we saw when Anthony Martial (£7.9m) was sidelined throughout the autumn, Solskjaer may still choose to handle his teenage striker carefully in this his breakthrough campaign.

Indeed, Solskjaer hinted at looking for “short-term deals” for strikers after Sunday’s game.

Greenwood was understandably overlooked for this daunting fixture, with Solskjaer opting to instead introduce Luke Shaw (£5.4m) as a third centre-half and revisit the wing-back system that helped achieve a 1-1 draw against the runaway league leaders back in Gameweek 9.

While still being battered for long periods of the game, a Rashford-less United perhaps performed better than many anticipated, giving Liverpool a scare or two.

Andreas Pereira (£4.9m) was inches away from converting an Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.3m) pass shortly before the break, while Martial had a glorious chance to level the scores at 1-1 when blazing over the bar on 58 minutes.

Fred (£5.3m) also had an impressive game in the middle of the park, although a midfielder with no attacking returns to his name in 2019/20 will be persona non grata to Fantasy managers.

Speaking of his side’s performance, Solskjaer said:

In the last half hour, I thought we were excellent. We pegged them back, pressed them, had the majority of the possession in the second half, pushed them back and created chances, big chances. And we created the pressure, I thought they looked nervy and then, of course, we send everyone up to get the equaliser and they get that [second] goal.

While Liverpool were given the odd fright by their visitors en route to their seventh straight Premier League clean sheet, chances came and went far more frequently at the other end.

Until Mohamed Salah (£12.4m) raced onto a long punt out from Alisson (£6.1m) in second-half stoppage-time to put the game to bed, it had looked like Liverpool’s front three would all blank in the same match for the first time since Gameweek 14.

It wasn’t that Liverpool’s premium attacking options were short of opportunities, though – quite the contrary.

Salah should have been on the scoresheet 45 minutes before he was, somehow fluffing a chance from six yards and ruining an Andrew Robertson (£7.0m) assist in the process.

Sadio Mane (£12.4m) ought to have avoided a second successive blank, too, firing at David de Gea‘s (£5.4m) boot just before the interval and twice missing the target in the second half from the corner of the six-yard box.

The Senegal international also couldn’t bring the ball under control when set free midway through the first half and saw an assist chalked off after the VAR spotted a Virgil van Dijk (£6.4m) foul on de Gea.

It was Roberto Firmino (£9.4m) who put the ball in the visitors’ net for that disallowed goal and the Brazilian can’t catch a break at Anfield, with his goalless streak on home soil stretching back to Gameweek 32 of last season.

Firmino came within inches of an assist, too, teeing up Jordan Henderson (£5.4m) for a shot that crashed back off de Gea’s left-hand post.

While the FPL returns were thin on the ground, the volume of chances arriving at the feet of Liverpool’s front three was encouraging going into Double Gameweek 24.

The problem, of course, is that we FPL managers only have three slots for Liverpool players, and the Reds’ defence is making a damn good case of their own.

On top of their seventh consecutive clean sheet, three of Liverpool’s backline were involved in the hosts’ two goals: van Dijk heading in a Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.5m) corner to break the deadlock before Alisson set Salah free in the dying stages to seal the win.

With Liverpool’s defenders matching and in some cases outpacing their more expensive attacking teammates for FPL returns over the last seven Gameweeks, there is certainly a case to made for a double-up at the back based on current form.

Speaking after the match, Jurgen Klopp said:

Very dominant in most periods of the game. I didn’t like too much in the first half the last five or seven minutes but nothing happened really, just we were not as dominant as before.

We played outstandingly well, we dominated the opponent, we played exactly in the space we had to.

And then the start of the second half was absolutely brutal – wow. We jumped in and had, I don’t know, three, four chances at least and didn’t score. How it always is and how it often enough was now in that season, the opponent has the chance to come back. That’s what happened. 

We had to defend them. The organisation was OK but it’s just about timing then, ‘When do you have the challenges, where do you have the challenges?’. We were a bit late in these moments and that’s why they came through, that’s why they could at least finish their situations off. But we defend then with a lot of passion and big heart and stuff like this.

Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Oxlade-Chamberlain (Lallana 66′), Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino (Origi 83′), Mane (Fabinho 83′)

Manchester United XI (3-4-2-1): De Gea; Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw (Dalot 87′); Wan Bissaka, Fred, Matic, Williams (Greenwood 74′); Andreas Pereira (Mata 74′); James, Martial.

Members Analysis

Burnley 2-1 Leicester City

  • Goals: Chris Wood (£6.2m), Ashley Westwood (£5.4m) | Harvey Barnes (£5.9m)
  • Assists: Ben Mee (£5.0m) | Dennis Praet (£5.3m)
  • Bonus: Nick Pope (£4.6m) x3, Westwood x2, Wood x1

To no-one’s great surprise, Brendan Rodgers confirmed that Jamie Vardy (£10.1m) would remain on penalty-taking duties after his latest miss from 12 yards on Sunday.

Vardy hadn’t technically failed with a spot-kick this season before Nick Pope (£4.6m) saved his effort at Turf Moor but the most-owned Fantasy Premier League forward had originally been thwarted by Mat Ryan (£4.9m) in Gameweek 13, only for VAR intervention to allow him a second bite at the cherry due to penalty box encroachment.

This time, though, there was no reprieve, with Pope’s save resulting in Vardy’s third duck-egg in four Gameweeks – although the other two blanks were due to his absence through injury/paternity leave.

Speaking after full-time, Rodgers said of Vardy:

There’s no blame attached because he’s been absolutely brilliant for us and we wouldn’t be in the position that we’re in without him. Just one of them days, the goalkeeper saved everything that was there.

He’s normally clinical in that situation. If we have another penalty again, he’ll be the one who’ll step up and take it.

Vardy was anonymous for large chunks of this match but, then again, he often has been this season and still delivered the goods.

The premium FPL forward had only 24 touches of the ball in Lancashire – the same number as 74th-minute substitute Youri Tielemans (£6.3m) – but, to give an example, that’s still one more than he managed in Gameweek 16 when delivering a double-digit haul against Aston Villa.

Vardy has always made the most of limited service or possession, with a lot of his good work done off the ball; as Rodgers said above, this was simply just one of those days.

Pope later stood up well to deny Vardy when the Leicester striker was presented with his second ‘big chance’ of the match on 77 minutes and the impressive Burnley goalkeeper had earlier advanced off his line to force Vardy wide when he was clean through on goal, with the opportunity fizzling out into nothing.

With this being Vardy’s first (playing) blank of 2019/20 against a team currently in the bottom half of the table, many of us will be willing to cut him some slack, particularly as a fairly appealing home fixture against West Ham United is upon us.

Around 90,000 FPL managers have already seen enough, however, shipping Vardy out ahead of Double Gameweek 24.

Therein lies one of the reasons why Vardy is deemed dispensable by some, as funds may have to be generated to lump on Liverpool’s premium assets ahead of their forthcoming double-header.

While Vardy’s slow start to 2020 can be perhaps mitigated, there is growing concern about the players behind him and Leicester as a collective.

The Foxes have won only two of their last seven fixtures and have now lost back-to-back matches against teams in the lower reaches of the Premier League, with only one clean sheet arriving from Gameweek 16 onwards.

We discussed Leicester’s defence in great detail last week, highlighting their spiralling underlying stats but also the fact that a shot-shy Burnley would perhaps provide them with an ideal opportunity to bounce back to form.

The Foxes had seemed comfortable at the back in the first half, restricting their hosts to just one effort in the box, but were undone by the Clarets’ speciality: a set play.

It was Chris Wood (£6.2m) who prodded home to level the game on 55 minutes, pouncing in the six-yard box after Ben Mee‘s (£5.0m) header was repelled by Kasper Schmeichel (£5.4m).

That rarest of beasts, a poor Jonny Evans (£5.3m) clearance, then played a part in Burnley’s winner, with Ashley Westwood (£5.4m) slamming home the loose ball shortly after Pope had denied Vardy for the second time.

The absence of Wilfred Ndidi (£5.0m) was perhaps keenly felt again at both ends, with Nampalys Mendy (£4.3m) the latest pretender to fall some way short of the Nigerian’s levels.

There is some good news on the Ndidi front, however, with Rodgers saying after the match:

We’ll see how he is for Wednesday, I think it’ll be too quick for him to be back by then, but certainly by the weekend, and I would say for Aston Villa, hopefully, he’ll be available.

One member of the Foxes’ regular back four missed out on Sunday, perhaps paying the price for some below-par recent performances.

Ben Chilwell (£5.7m), along with Hamza Choudhury (£4.3m), failed to even make the matchday squad, with Rodgers diplomatically saying after full-time:

They missed a very important session for us in the week, which was the build-up leading into this game, so we couldn’t bring them into the game today.

Both will be in contention for Wednesday.

Ben has played a lot of games, so we looked at that, and this was probably the game he could miss out on.

They were just unavailable for the training. We were doing a lot of preparation for this game, they were unable to be there, so we now move on.

Further forward, there wasn’t a great deal of inspiration behind Vardy.

James Maddison (£7.7m) blanked for the sixth time in seven Gameweeks and spent a lot of the afternoon on the floor, although did provide his usual teasing deliveries from dead-ball situations and probed outside the Burnley box.

The hit-and-miss Harvey Barnes (£5.8m) was perhaps the pick of Leicester’s attackers, registering the visitors’ first attempt of the day and later opening the scoring when running onto a Dennis Praet (£5.3m) tackle to fire underneath Pope.

It was Barnes who teed Praet up for a shot that Pope did brilliantly to tip away just after the interval, with the young winger later winning the penalty that Vardy missed when outpacing, and then being brought down by, Mee in the 66th minute.

The Clarets next face Manchester United and Arsenal in the Premier League, so this win will likely do little to renew much interest in their Fantasy assets in the short term.

Let’s not forget that Pope had averaged only 2.56 points per match in the nine Gameweeks preceding this one, either.

Only one home team (Newcastle United) had fewer shots than Burnley in Gameweek 22, meanwhile.

Still, Burnley will head to Old Trafford on Wednesday with a goalkeeper brimming with confidence – not so good news, perhaps, for the Fantasy managers who own the likes of Anthony Martial (£7.9m).

The Clarets’ menace at dead-ball situations may also come into play, considering that United have conceded eight goals from corners already this season.

Speaking of Pope after the match, Sean Dyche said:

I thought Popey was very good again, not because he had ridiculous amounts to do, but when he did, he made big saves.

That’s the important quality a big keeper has, a top keeper has, so not just the penalty, there were a couple of other moments where he made big saves just by standing up and being what he is, fast reactions from a big frame.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; Bardsley, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Hendrick, Westwood, Cork, McNeil; Wood (Lennon 90′), Rodriguez.

Leicester City XI (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel; Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu, Fuchs; Mendy; Perez (Iheanacho 73′), Praet (Tielemans 73′), Maddison, Barnes; Vardy.

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1,813 Comments Post a Comment
  1. BNMC
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Newcastle fans, why is Schar out of favour this season? He was so good last season, especially in FPL. I still remember getting 15 points out of him in one week.

      1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Just returned from injury. Have already got injured twice.

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

        He was injured. Will be back soon. Good for home fixtures.

    • Maddamotha
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Anyone know how many points for the LMS this gw?

      1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        33

        1. Maddamotha
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Oh I made it then! Thanks.

    • Le Bluff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Martial still a decent pick at 7.9? Hard to tell whether Rashford's injury will hinder or help him. Guess he'll be on penalties now too and OGS will wrap him in cotton wool.

      1. BNMC
          1 month, 5 days ago

          He might be the player I go for when I inevitably sell Alli.

        • Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          I've got and am not letting go yet

        • Would Ed Woodward
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 5 days ago

          I can't see how it'll do anything but hinder, I think he's on pens unless Mata is playing.

        • Would Ed Woodward
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Although interestingly, Greenwood scored a pen with his weaker foot in preseason, he's very capable of taking them.

      2. MartialMatas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Just straight swap Sterling to Salah(tc)

        Schmeichel
        TAA Soyuncu Stephens
        Salah Sterling KDB Grealish
        Vardy DCL Greenwood

        McGovern Cantwell Lundstram Femenia

        1ft £2.0m

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          6 x Salahs? Awesome.

        2. Jarvish Scott Talent
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Guessing your team having both Salah and Sterling is an error then?

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

            Sorry yeah. Should be mane

      3. Bobby_Baggio
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Is Tangana a good 5th spot in defence or is that a transfer waiting to happen?

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Jose seems to like him and cheap as chips.

          1. Bobby_Baggio
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Just thinking good but when Rose is back will he drop?

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Not sure, but Jose likes to pick the same team while they are doing ok and also likes to make a point about the standard of the players he has available.

              1. Bobby_Baggio
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                True

        2. Akshatjazz
            1 month, 5 days ago

            you can also get Stephens from Sheffield

            1. Bobby_Baggio
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Was looking at 4m as I wanna downgrade Rico

          • CostaCoffee
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Had a pretty bad game at the weekend so I’d wait and see if he can hold his place

            1. Bobby_Baggio
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Cool thanks

        3. The_Bucc
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Henderson
          Trent(TC), Robbo, Cathcart
          Mane, KdB, Maddison, Grealish
          Vardy, Tammy, Ings

          (Lund, Dendo, Rico)

          Everything in order?

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Splendid. Like TAA pick

          2. Alexike8 fc
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Maverick

          3. Going To Win This Year
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            you not tempted to ship maddison?

        4. kamdaraji
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          last 15 weeks of the season coming up. last 23 weeks are history. Season for me starts now!

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Aiming to win GW24 League?

        5. Totti
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          who will score more points?

          A) firmino and son
          B) salah and haller or calvert lewin

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            A, B is asking too much of Mo

        6. reism1
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Play Kelly (SOU H) or Soyuncu (WHU H) ?

            1. Totti
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              soyuncu

            2. Jarvish Scott Talent
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Soy surely

            3. toca
                1 month, 5 days ago

                Kelly for me, Palace at home is tight and LEI seems to be leaking goals like crazy...

              • Niho992
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 5 days ago

                I'm playing both

            4. Skloppy Kops
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Those going for TC, whom are you giving it to?

              a. Mané
              b. Salah
              c. TAA

              1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                Mo Fo

                1. Skloppy Kops
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Sadio has better away record, right?

              2. Akshatjazz
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  mane, TAA will be the most obvious picks

                • Bobby_Baggio
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  I'm currently on TAA

                • ViperStripes
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  TAA at the moment, waiting for the Captain Sensible article.

              3. dunas_dog
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                With Howes saying Lloyd Kelly probably one week away from being ready for PL games does that mean Rico more critical to replace than Martin Kelly? Or do both need to go soon?

                1. BNMC
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Rico is going nowhere for me. He's rooted to 3rd sub.

                2. The Fantasy Doctor
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Just wondering how far people would go to get Salah. Can only really do Abraham and Martial to Greenwood and Salah. I won’t captain Salah and really stretches finances. Whereas I can do Rico and Kelly to VVD and Tanganga/Williams. This solves two potential problems also.

                  What do people think?

                  1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    I think people should plan better

                    1. The Fantasy Doctor
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      TBH I’ve tried not to get too focused on the double game week at the expense of my team up to this week. I am where I am. Just seems wrong to lose two players who could score well to get in a non-captained Salah. It gives my team no flexibility in budget to jump on other form players. But I will accept logic arguments to the contrary.

                      1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        Your situation doesn't look as bad as some to be fair.

                        1. The Fantasy Doctor
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          I agree that if money no object then I would have Salah but unfortunately my budget is restricted and don’t like taking hits.

                          1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Sounds like the second option is the way forward for you then. Good luck 🙂

                  2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    I think you have answered your own question.

                  3. GreennRed
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    It's GW24, not 38. A lot of jiggery-pokery for a player in middling form in a team with 4 or 5 other players that could take slices from his points pizza.

                    1. The Fantasy Doctor
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      Things could have been very different without that last minute goal.

                      1. GreennRed
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        They weren't. In the same way that a DGW or decent fixtures coming up won't change players form from bad to good. But it won't stop people selling players in form often for hits, like Jiminez and Grealish, to put players in for a DGW, then wonder if they'll take more hits to get back to a decent team they had before the DGW. Happens every DGW, this one will be no different.

                3. BNMC
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    How do I solve a problem like Alli?
                    I plan to sell after NOR. Who should I go for? I already own KDB and Grealish.

                    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      How do you hold a moonbeam in your hand?

                    2. Akshatjazz
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        try martial, though the fixtures r difficult (a perfect replacement for rashford)

                        1. BNMC
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            He's the one I want. I can't convince myself on any others. Leicester seem to be regressing so I've ruled out Maddison, and Mahrez is in good form but a rotation threat.

                            1. HUATSHOOTER
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              Dont take martial, burnley is gonna win them. Without rash, manutd just cant do anything.

                      • Niho992
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        How many points would you satisfied you if you TC this GW? For me thats 25 ×3

                        1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          So you wouldn't take 24?

                          1. Niho992
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            No chance. 24 is awful tbf

                            1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                              • 5 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              It did go downhill when Tony Almeida was killed

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

                                Tony Almeida gets killed? Ffs

                                1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                                  • 5 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  He does get resurrected when the rating plummet a couple of seasons later though.

                                  Oh - forgot to say "spoiler alert" :/

                        2. Holmes (specialist in failu…
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          Looking at historical returns, 10-15 is good enough, anything more is bonus

                          1. Niho992
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            If you re not chasing 10 is good but not for me.

                          2. Jarvish Scott Talent
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            It shows you how shite this chip is really. Looking at an additional 12-ish points on average based on this from the chip, which is probably less than 0.5% of the total points you will get over the season (and that's not even bearing in mind everyone else will gain points from this chip too).

                        3. Akshatjazz
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            10-12 x3 points is decent enough to give you some green arrows (rest is bonus)

                          • BNMC
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              With the way LIV are playing now I expect 15 at a minimum. I'll probably be disappointed though...

                              1. kamdaraji
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                one assist from mane or salah would get you 15

                                1. kamdaraji
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  if you also include 2 appearance points

                                2. Niho992
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  How? In best scenario thats 9 points.

                            • GreennRed
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 8 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              I think picking a mainman in form is better than a player in a team with a few scoring options. So a Pool or City attack threat isn't the threat of an in-form Kane, Vardy, Jiminez, Grealish, Rashford.

                          • Going To Win This Year
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Straight swap Maddison to Son? Alternative would be graelish

                            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              Go on, you know you want to.

                              1. Going To Win This Year
                                • 2 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                I do want to but having a season where I keep seem to be making the wrong choice 🙁

                                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Just embrace it.

                            2. GreennRed
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 8 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              Grealish.

                            3. Bobby_Baggio
                              • 8 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              Yes. Son will cause havoc round here after this GW

                            4. HUATSHOOTER
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              Why son?

                          • Bobby_Baggio
                            • 8 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Kelly > Cathcart or Lascelles

                            This will enable me then to do Maddison > Mane. Thanks.

                          • The 12th Man
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Wijnaldum (c)

                            1. g40steve
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              Far right decision?

                          • Wolves Ay We
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Having both Salah and Mane for DGW what realistically could be the worst case scenario captaining the wrong one?

                            If Salah/Mane Captain gets a 20 and other the other a total of 4. Then Total Points is 44 for getting it right and 28 for getting it wrong, a difference of 16. Acceptable?

                            1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                              • 5 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              Seems a very "glass half empty" attitude 🙂

                            2. _Ninja_
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              That you TC one that gets 3 points and injured 1st game and the other gets 60+

                            3. HUATSHOOTER
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              Jus mane will do. Salah..nah

                          • HUATSHOOTER
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Guys, will u triple capt firmino or mane?

                          • ViperStripes
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Can we have the Captain Sensible article sooner rather than later please. Half the page is about which Pool player to Captain.

                          • CroatianHammer
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            I know I sold Vardy before his drop in form, but even I'm surprised at the panic sale of both he and Tammy. Points to an influx of Firmino owners, which in turn suggests players couldn't find a way to get one or both of the midfield options.

                            Aside from that, it doesn't look like there's much of a move towards 'budget' picks. For my part I knew I couldn't go big with my triple up and have Gomez as my 3rd. A solid choice if I may say so. Will have 2FTs post-cup round. 0.5 of my GW23 WC losses recouped, 0.5 to go.