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How to stop the Mane ‘bad beat’ affecting your FPL season

Fantasy Premier League and the game of Texas Hold’ Em Poker have a lot of similarities.

You’re playing a game of cards throughout the night and there sometimes comes a hand where you have played everything correctly and, statistically, the odds are in your favour.

But then the least probable outcome happens. Your Sadio Mané (£12.5m) Triple Captain goes off injured early. That’s just how the dice rolls sometimes.

In Poker, we call it a ‘bad beat’. Over the course of the night, you have about 150-200 hands to play and there will be times when you do face a bad beat; a statistically unfavourable outcome (more than once in a lot of cases).

What separates the skilled players from the normal players in Poker though are the ones that temperamentally do not get affected by the statistically improbable ‘bad beat’ and continue hammering on with their strategy and trust. Despite a few setbacks along the way, they should end the night with a positive outcome with or without minor adjustments.

Keeping your temperament in control is incredibly important. It’s very easy to go ‘on tilt’ and make a series of low probability, irrational decisions after facing a bad beat.

I was talking to Trigg from the FFS boards while writing this in the morning and he had an important point to make here. As humans, we have a tendency to want instant gratification. We want our money (FPL points) back right away and that sometimes leads to poor decision making.

Clear your head and think again.

Mane, Abraham and Vardy injury updates ahead of FA Cup fourth round weekend

My good friend from the FFS boards, Prophet was telling me about a Serbian saying that when roughly translated in English goes like this – “Mom didn’t blame you for gambling but for trying to dig yourself out of the hole”.

The digging yourself out here means first putting in 100 Euros, then 500 and eventually your house. Tilts are dangerous and we should avoid them. The good Poker players are always looking to hunt and find which of their competitors are going ‘on tilt’ so that they can exploit them for some serious money.

Sometimes, you’re not really lucky throughout the night (or your FPL season) and other nights (seasons) you will be more fortunate than normal. Don’t pay attention to the improbable outcomes. We might not even know about it but we’ve probably made a few ‘statistically stupid’ decisions ourselves that have worked out for the best but it is human tendency to remember only the ones that don’t land on your side of the court.

FPL in some ways is similar. You’re making a skilled decision for an unknown outcome. Arguably, you have more control in Poker but there are similarities. There are factors you control and others you don’t. I wrote an article earlier this season that we are making about 140-150 FPL decisions a season:

  • Initial Team + 2 Wildcards + 1 Free Hit = 4 x 15 = 60
  • 38 Captains = 38
  • 3 Chips = 3
  • 35-55 Transfers throughout the season

Naturally, the FPL chips and your captaincies are your relatively high impact decisions. There is more at stake than normal. But they are still not going to decide your ‘entire’ season. All that has happened with some of the high impact decisions not coming your way is that you have received a ‘bad beat’ in a pot in which you have invested a lot of money. It happens. We’ve seen it over the years and if you want to develop as an FPL/ Poker player, don’t let this affect you, laugh it off, clear your head and continue doing what you are doing.

I’ve faced both sides of the coin very recently. The Jamie Vardy (£9.9m) to Sergio Aguero (£12.0m) captain move which worked out spectacularly (I’ve since sold the Manchester City forward and I’m plotting to get him back). But then, of course, I Triple Captained Mané and that turned out to be quite spectacular in its own right. Just goes to see that no one can really see the future and we’re all playing a game where we’re trying to put ourselves in an advantageous position week on week is all. 

Aguero asking the question of non-owners as De Bruyne ticks over

You have to think of your current position as the starting line. AK, another good friend of mine from the FFS boards says that in Poker, whatever be the case, you have to focus on salvaging your ‘current position’. There is a lot of the game left to be played.  Most of us still have about 50 to 60 decisions remaining in the season. That is about 40% of your decision-making pool. There is a lot you can do to affect that.

  • If you’re ranked at around the 1 million mark right now, 500k is just 37 points ahead. That’s one good differential captaincy in my eyes.
  • If you’re ranked at around 500k right now, 100k is just 59 points ahead right now.
  • If you’re ranked at 100k right now, 10k is only 55 points ahead.

If you look at the game this way, you realize that you can still have the rub of the green, have some decisions working in your way and who knows where you will land at the end of the season.

I’d recommend not looking back at what has already happened; instead, plot further ahead (or just take a break and enjoy the FA Cup football over the weekend) and salvage your current position.

The game is more fun that way. Make yourselves immune to the ‘bad beats’. If you’re far away from your actual goal, experiment with some new strategies for the next season. Re-condition your mind to the changing nature of FPL, or check if your current strategy will take you through this night (season) of FPL Poker and go past the bad beats.

Don’t forget it’s a game that we’re playing for fun based around a sport we watch for enjoyment (supposedly!). Don’t make it anything else. I’m currently sitting at an overall rank of 528 and I definitely intend on having fun with the privileged position I am in. Let’s see where it takes me.

Here’s to no more bad beats.

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  1. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    If you have to choose between

    Jiminez & ings
    Whom would you pick ?

    1. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Jiménez

    2. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Not sure. Both have good fixtures come GW 26.

    3. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Tough. Ideally both since they are such great value & have great fixtures + form.

      1. Jamb0
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        Jiminez has great fixtures?

        1. Cruz88
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          25 days, 8 hours ago

          Yeah he does considering he's a big game player. Can you really see him not scoring against the likes of United and Spurs at the moment?

          1. OleGGMU
            • 1 Year
            25 days, 8 hours ago

            This!, Jimi is defo one of those player that can score against anyone in the league period and with wolves "Never say die" attitude I'd always put them in for at least a goal in any game

    4. in sane in de bruyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Ings for me

    5. andy85wsm
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      The Liverpool (a) game is pretty off putting for Ings but don't think he's done anything wrong really.

      The amount of minutes he gets rested for now should be well down as well, especially with the fixtures not having a huge pile up for a while.

  2. Citizen Kane
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Great article

    Need help at 1.5m OR

    Hendo, Button

    TAA, Robbo, Sidibe, Lund, Kiko

    Mane, KDB, Martial, Sarr, Martial

    Aguero, Ings, DCL

    0.3ITB.

    1. JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Too much martial

    2. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Mane to Salah if Mane is confirmed out.

  3. DAZZ
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    WCers, speak to me! Auba or Aguero? Think Auba could return with a bang.

    Henderson Mccarthy
    TAA Gomez Lundstram Stevens Lascelles
    KDB Salah Mahrez Traore Cantwell
    Auba Ings Jiminez

    Think my biggest dilemmas are Mahrez? Think hes a great differential option! Also thinking maybe the triple sheff utd defence could be too much?? But they have 6 nice fixtures!

    1. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Aubameyang for me I just bought him in,

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      If you play 343 you won't be starting triple SHU def I'm guessing.

      I think Aguero edges it for me till GW27.

    3. GuenDoozy
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Stevens, Cantwell > Stephens, Fleck Imo. Looks good, undecided between Kun and Auba but feel like I'll end up with Kun

    4. DontPiqueTooSoon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      I think Aguero edges it up until European fixtures come back. Then surely easy downgrade to Auba?

  4. Rasping Drive
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    2018: Kane TC
    2019: Sané TC
    2020: Mané TC

    There’s a pattern there I just can’t put my finger on...

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Stay away from "ane"

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Pane in the arse

    3. in sane in de bruyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      You are insane

    4. GuenDoozy
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      This is pretty Fané

    5. theo19
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      That Kane should be renamed to Kané ?

    6. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Its not a difficult pattern to spot when everyone's been talking about it since Thursday night.

      1. Rasping Drive
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        well some of us ain’t on here 24/7.

    7. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      😆
      Did the same two in 2018 and 2019, this season I inadvertently TCed Sterling in GW4 for a total of 9 points...
      Would've TCed Salah this GW, but maybe he'll end up on three points as well 😛

    8. Jamb0
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      2021: Hourihane?

    9. Amey
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Nice.
      2/3rd of that Same for me. 😀

      TC is an overrated chip anyway 😛 (sour grapes and all ...)

    10. Make America Greta Again
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Their getting shorter each year, get Messi next season.

    11. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      That Ane Carroll one was particularly painful

    12. HashAttack
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 5 hours ago

      Son't you miss the days when you could TC the 'ard men - LampARD, GerrARD, HazARD

  5. Warby84
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Tempted by WC but not hit button, -4 so far,

    Henderson
    Lascelles Trent Lundstrum
    Salah Mane Grealish DeBruyne
    Aubameyang Maupay Haller

    Dunk Kelly March

    WILDCARD TO THIS CURRENTLY ON -4

    Henderson McCarthy
    TAA Robertson Lascelles Stevens Lundstrum
    Salah Perez DeBruyne Traoré Grealish
    Aubameyang Jimenez CWilson (placeholder for Ings)

    Any thoughts????

    1. in sane in de bruyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Hold

  6. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Who scores more points?

    A) KDB (tot, WHU, lei)

    B) Son (MCI, avl, che)

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Kevin I guess

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        Tempted to get him back on wildcard but then Im piling up on GW28 blankers.

        1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
          • 6 Years
          25 days, 8 hours ago

          I guess majority will have an average week in GW28. You have a luxury to fill bench with starters. You probably wont have more than 3 players from blanking teams.

          Getting good score in next 3 will cover that average week.

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            25 days, 8 hours ago

            Completely agree.
            BGW's are very low scoring IMO to plan too much for them. 8/9 good players are enough to avoid huge red arrow and gain more by not planning the transfers depending upon those BGW's

          2. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            25 days, 8 hours ago

            Agreed with that mate. I should look to maximize points next 3.

            Worst case scenario with my team will be 4 blankers but will have 2 FTs to deal with that.

            Cheers for your thoughts!

          3. HashAttack
            • 2 Years
            25 days, 5 hours ago

            3 from MCI / ARS (Aguero, KDB and Auba) ... then any players from NOR/LEI or AVL/SHU

            It's going to be more than 3 players that are likely to blank
            If SHU loses to MIllwall this afternoon then AVL/SHU should be postponed to later in gw28 (if AVL beat LEI)

    2. GuenDoozy
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Kdb imo

    3. in sane in de bruyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      A

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Sonny

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        Well I did KDB to Son in GW24 but now I've hit the WC button this week.

        That West Ham fixture scares me alot. Ideally want 2 City attackers for that.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          25 days, 8 hours ago

          Only one fixture then buddy. KDB might not even play considering Pep roulette 😉

          I know Spurs are sh.t but Sonny is a great FPL asset IMO. Capable of © too (which I don't like with KDB as he's unreliable © IMO. Plays too deep to predict hauls. Nice accumulator though)

          1. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            25 days, 8 hours ago

            It's basically one great fixture for both of them in the next 3.
            I do also like Son but captaincy won't be an option for me with Salah & Aguero in my team.

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              25 days, 8 hours ago

              Fair enough re ©

    5. andy85wsm
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      I'd probably bet on KDB.

      That being said if you'd asked me last week (i.e to include GW24) I'd have been tempted to say Son for the 3 fixtures (Watford, City, Villa).

      Could be close! But KDB has done nothing to think he will slow down any time soon

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        Yes infact I did KDB to Son last week for the same reason you mentioned but pulled the wildcard trigger this week and now KDB does look the better option looking at the next 3 fixtures. How things can change so quickly in FPL!

        Cheers for your thoughts Andy!

  7. Jamb0
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Really really good article! Thanks!

    1. Lateriser 12
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Cheers Jambo

  8. royals forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Should I WC this team

    Pope Gazzaniga

    TAA Lundstram Holgate Kelly Guilbert

    Mane KDB Maddison Dendoncker Grealish

    Firmino Vardy Maupay

    1.8 ITB 1 FT

    Any ideas would be welcomed

    1. in sane in de bruyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      I would

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      What would be the WC team ?

    3. Ron_Swanson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Definitely

  9. theo19
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    nicely written article!

    1. Lateriser 12
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Thanks Theo

  10. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Thoughts on the wildcard..?

    Henderson McCarthy

    TAA VVD Lascelles Lundstram Williams

    KDB Grealish Salah Traore Fleck

    Aguero Jiminez Wilson (placeholder for ings)

    0.2 ITB

    Thanks!

    1. Kun Tozser
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      What’s the current team?

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        Sorry lol already played it too late!

        Anything need improving.?

    2. GuenDoozy
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Like it alot 🙂 Not sure if William's keeps his place though, maybe look at another cheapie

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 7 hours ago

        Thank you 🙂

    3. Eytexi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Like it a lot - identical to mine except you can fund McCarthy & VVD over Button & Gomez. Love the Wilson punt myself - could have big pay off.

  11. KAPTAIN KUN
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Ready teddy go? A or B please chaps?

    A)
    McCarthy
    Taa | Vvd | Lundstram
    Salah | Kdb | MARTIAL | GREALISH | Cantwell
    AGUERO | Vardy

    Button | Greenwood | Williams | REID

    B)
    McCarthy
    Taa | Vvd | Lundstram
    Salah | Kdb | SON | TRAORE | Cantwell
    AUBA | Vardy

    Button | Greenwood | Williams | TANGANGA

    Thanks

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      B with Grealish and Ings over Son and Greenwood

      1. KAPTAIN KUN
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        Thanks

  12. George Agdgdgwngo
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    What’s the latest on manes injury?

    1. andy85wsm
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      We wait and see basically

  13. Amey
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Such a boring weekend ...
    Mane TC fail adds more misery 😀

    Great, timely article Lateriser !!
    I've become much more patient since joining this community and starting to take game seriously since last season and half.

    Waiting for Mane injury news. I'm sure someone else from template will also get injured over next week to make it more interesting...

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Funny thing is lots of panic over Vardy and looks like he will be ok for chelsea and lots of panic over mane and he also might be ok, international break coming up too after Southampton. It’s nothing to panic over

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        I think it's more that he's TC so people getting pissed. I'm used to it now as a Sane TC last season 😀

        I seriously think many people here are getting carried away watching others playing WC too. Ending up with same players maybe 2/3 changes. Waiting till Saturday Evening is very good thing for this GW. (Mind you i do Early transfers many times)

    2. Lateriser 12
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Just a wait and watch game atm.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 7 hours ago

        Yep

  14. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Wildcard suggestion:
    Pope @ 4.6m£ still good value?
    I would go for either
    Henderson + button
    Or,
    Pope + McCarthy

    Both playable GK will help in future ? Especially for BB.

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      B if on WC for Bb and fixtures swing nicely

    2. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      I have Henderson and McCarthy and thinking this too!

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      On WC ?
      B then. Good to have backup GK. Good for BB too as it'll save your future transfer.

  15. George Agdgdgwngo
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    I’m very tempted to sell mane. I can see Liverpool ‘closing out’ games with clean sheets as the pressure mounts on the title rather than hammering teams.

    Maybe the mane injury is the push I need to sell to allow double pool defence with salah

    1. andy85wsm
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      I'll do the Mane to Salah move if Mane is missing for GW25 and beyond.

      Did you have double attack for the DGW? What made you change your mind from that to double defence based on the Wolves game?

      1. George Agdgdgwngo
        • 10 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        I can just see them not smashing teams, more closing them out.

        Plus if I sell mane this could fund Aguero who is more ‘explosive’

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          25 days, 8 hours ago

          IF United somehow beat City in Cup SF (I Know I Know) I'd get onto Aguerooooooo without a shadow of a doubt. Would need a hit though so not sure ....

        2. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          25 days, 8 hours ago

          The fixtures are there for smashing though. West Ham, Norwich & Bournemouth in the next 5 do look great for some massive hauls.
          But obviously they could keep clean sheets in those games and if Pool are scoring goals then TAA & Robbo are probably assisting them.

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Same. Salah is ready made replacement. Sadly, Raz is sh.t this season. Could have been a massive differential IMHO

      1. Klein
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 7 hours ago

        This is when we miss Hazard.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          25 days, 7 hours ago

          Ohh i so miss him !!
          Used to be my go to player last season

  16. PanJawel2
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    My WC team:

    Henderson/McCarthy
    TAA,Robbo,Lundstram,Stephens,
    Lacelles
    Salah,KDB,Maddison,Traore,Douglas Luiz
    Aguero,Jimenez,Ings

    I am not happy with Douglas Luiz as my 5mid cause of pep rotation risk with aguero. Would You dropped someone ? Considering maddy,DL —> Perez/Barnes, Fleck . Or drop Robbo to VVD and then DL ——> Mooy.
    Maybe You guys can Help me with your advice. Peace ya’ll.

  17. Danstoke82
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Hi all, tempted to WC. Which team is better?

    A (current team)
    Henderson
    TAA Soyuncu Lundstram
    Salah Mane KDB Traore
    Aguero Ings DCL

    Subs; Stekelenberg Stephens Fleck Williams

    B (potential WC team)
    Henderson
    TAA VVD Lundstram
    Salah KDB Traore 6.0
    Aguero Vardy Jimenez

    Subs; Stekelenberg Lascelles Fleck Williams

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      So you are changing only 4 of your starters on WC? :/

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      R U Serious?

      1. Danstoke82
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        Yeh. Trying to defend my lead in my cash ML. Might just hold the trigger finger

    3. PanJawel2
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      On WC take another GK who’s playin coz You can go with BB nicely.

    4. PUP02
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Not remotely worth it at this point imo. You're changing 5 players in your entire squad.

      1. Danstoke82
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        Fair enough. Cheers!

        1. PUP02
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          25 days, 7 hours ago

          Mate I was the same after the pool game, just hold firm lol. Team is in good shape as it is, nothing a hit or two can’t take care of.

    5. Make America Greta Again
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Current is brilliant, leave alone or swap for mine! Be fun if we could swap.

  18. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Are there any fantasy leagues for the championship?

  19. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Who wins H2H?
    Me: Salah Salah Salah Firmino
    Him: 9 points+TAA VVD Mane

    1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Probably you

    2. Make America Greta Again
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Has he a TC?

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      You should win on paper. Hope for a Haller wordly 😉
      Would suit me too....

    4. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Just pray for a Salah brace till next week.

  20. Oggle22
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    Shef u getting beat if Millwall today r they taking the cup serious?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      They have to IMO. Will finish in top 10. Surely won't finish in top 4. Europa league position may entice them though yeah.

  21. Dynamic Duos
    • 6 Years
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    CHO, Fleck or Armstrong?

    1. Jet5605
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Fleck more certain to start. Armstrong liable to be rotated.

  22. Muscout
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 8 hours ago

    How long are the below looking to be out for
    Mane
    Vardy

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Only God knows

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 8 hours ago

        And the doctors who did their scans.

  23. Kevin de Blanke
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 7 hours ago

    Which midfielder (8.2m to spend) to go for in the long term?

    Maddison, Martial, Grealish...?

    Someone else?

    1. in sane in de bruyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Maddison Grealish Martial
      In that order for me

      Worth considering:
      Richarlison
      Dilva
      Willian

      1. Kevin de Blanke
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 7 hours ago

        Thanks

  24. Lignja
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 7 hours ago

    Pope, Martin
    Taa, Soyuncu, Lundstram, Kelly, Rico
    Salah, Mane, Kdb, Traore, Dendoker
    Abraham, Vardy, Ings

    Abraham, Mane, Soyuncu:

    A. Auba, Son, Wiliams
    B. Auba, D.Silva, Vvd
    C. Auba, Grealish, Robertson

    1. in sane in de bruyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      B or C

  25. FDMS All Starz
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 7 hours ago

    What’s the ideals front 3?

    A) Kun
    B) Auba
    C) Vardy
    D) Ings
    E) Jimi
    F) Firmino
    G) DCL / Wood / Deeney

    1. Lignja
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Bcd for me

      1. George Agdgdgwngo
        • 10 Years
        25 days, 7 hours ago

        Even as an arsenal fan, I fail to see the auba love

        1. jtreble
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          25 days, 7 hours ago

          Why? I’d be interested in getting a supporters’ perspective. TIA.

          1. George Agdgdgwngo
            • 10 Years
            25 days, 7 hours ago

            He’s always put out wide and I just don’t trust what attitude we turn up with. The Arteta haul over will take time

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

              Interesting. Thanks.

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Not about ideal front three, it’s about balance well rounded team

    3. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 10 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Based on value:
      Vardy
      Ings
      Jimi

      Based on risk
      Auba
      Aguero
      Vardy

      1. HollywoodXI
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 7 hours ago

        I have Aguero, Auba and Vardy. Check me out.

  26. Bobby
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 7 hours ago

    Sorry for repost but mane and vardy to alli/Perez and aguero, a knee jerk?

    1. toca
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Yes

  27. PUP02
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 7 hours ago

    Mane > Perez this week if mane confirmed out? Enables Maupay > Auba next gw.

    1ft 0.1itb
    Hendo Button
    TAA Lunds Cresswell Kelly Soy
    Salah KDB Grealish Traore *Mane
    Vardy Ings *Maupay

  28. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 7 hours ago

    Good Article. There's always the next GW and you're in the same boat with thousands when your pick goes wrong.

    1. Lateriser 12
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Cheers

  29. Delhidynamo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 7 hours ago

    what a treat for us ladies, nice work LR

    1. Lateriser 12
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Cheers DD

  30. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 7 hours ago

    Leicester team: Ward, Justin, Morgan, Soyuncu, Fuchs, Choudhury, Praet, Gray, Albrighton, Perez, Iheanacho