Captain Poll

Vote in the Gameweek 25 FPL captain poll

Liverpool’s victory over West Ham United brought Double Gameweek 24 to a close and we can now turn our full attention to the coming weekend’s fixtures.

The Gameweek 25 captain poll is up and running and you can cast your vote either via the sidebar or at the foot of this article.

Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) is currently the runaway leader of our poll at the time of writing, having garnered over 50% of the vote even before he scored the opening goal on Wednesday evening.

With the other teams in the top seven playing one another, Liverpool’s home fixture against Southampton has evidently caught the eye of the Fantasy community – although the resurgent Saints will provide tougher opposition than they would have when struggling for form two months ago.

The fact that Sadio Mane (£12.3m) is expected to miss Saturday’s match at Anfield may also be a contributing factor, with there being no ‘split vote’ among the two premium Liverpool midfielders.

Fresh off the back of his seventh clean sheet in eight Gameweeks, Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.6m) is third in our poll.

The Reds haven’t dropped a point on home soil this season, scoring 31 goals and conceding on only nine occasions at Anfield – both of those totals are unsurpassed among Premier League clubs.

It’s perhaps a case of form over fixture as Sergio Aguero (£12.0m) sits second in our captain poll at present, despite Manchester City being away at Tottenham Hotspur.

Spurs, of course, are far from invincible and have conceded in five of the six home league matches that Jose Mourinho has overseen.

The Lilywhites indeed have kept only two clean sheets since the Special One’s appointment back in November, despite having allowed fewer big chances than any other club in that time.

With regard to Aguero’s form, the Argentinean striker has plundered eight FPL attacking returns and 45 points in his last four appearances.

Even a benching in Gameweek 24 couldn’t stop him scoring, with the in-form premium striker emerging as a second-half substitute to net the winner at Bramall Lane.

Kevin De Bruyne (£10.6m) is worth a shout in this fixture, too: he has racked up 12 attacking returns (nine of them assists) in 11 away matches this season.

No midfielder can match that total on the road in 2019/20.

Jamie Vardy (£9.9m) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.7m), both available again after injury and suspension, are also attracting a modicum of support in our captain poll.

No FPL asset has scored more away goals than Aubameyang this season and the Gunners are on the road this weekend, taking on Burnley at Turf Moor.

The Gabonese striker scored against the Clarets in the reverse fixture and bagged a 13-point haul in the corresponding match of Sunday’s game last season.

Arsenal have won their last 11 meetings with Burnley in all competitions.

Vardy has 12 attacking returns in as many appearances at the King Power Stadium, meanwhile, and Leicester are this weekend up against a Chelsea side that have kept just one clean sheet on the road in 2019/20.


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1,202 Comments Post a Comment
  1. De Gea is GOAT
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Which teams are blanking in GW28 guys? Thanks

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      City Arsenal Sheffield Villa

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Thank you kind sir

  2. Smurf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    City fixtures.

    Weekend - away Spurs GW25
    Midweek - blank
    Weekend - home West Ham GW26
    [Winter break]
    Weekend - away Leicester GW27
    Midweek - away Real Madrid
    Weekend - away Villa (Leage Cup final) BLANK GW28
    Midweek - away Sheffield Wednesday (FA Cup)
    Weekend - away Man Utd GW29

    6 of the best 7 matches are away.

    Well all know that no one can second guess Pep. But with the break after West Ham does Pep play Aguero vs Leicester so he’s sharp for Real. Very likely meaning with a rest again Sheffield Wednesday he could feasibly start every game other than Sheffield Wednesday in the above stretch.

  3. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Any differential midfielder under 7m for upcoming weeks?

    1. FreddyP3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Fleck

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Blanks in GW28

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Redmond

      Nice recent stats - equal to Traoré and Ings like fixtures in a team on a roll 🙂

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Good shout

    3. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Harry Wilson and Almiron.

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Almiron better than Saint-Maximin & Shelvey?

        1. wulfranian
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 16 days ago

          From what i've read from Newcastle fans Almiron is their best player atm.

  4. FreddyP3
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Play Rico, Kelly or the Lord?

    1. fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      LL

  5. Dr. Agabuse
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Why, MR. Sheffield Emblem do you think Lundstram will play this weekend?
    Besic had a week rest and played well in the cup + scored, i hear?!

  6. Vasqujg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 16 days ago

    What I learned from week 24?

    (1) I hate Liverpool
    (2) cant stand to look at Mane
    (3) never play FPL ever again
    (4) start watching la liga next fall

    My new sport is women’s beach volleyball, forget this racket

    1. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      FPL PUNiSHES players

    2. Crazygopher
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      I had a good week. Tc mane still got 72

      1. Dr. Agabuse
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Wow

  7. osceola31909
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    My original plan was to sell Salah after this week to double up Liverpool defense. Now that Mane is injured, does it make sense just to sell Mane? I will lose money since I have had him since game week three.

    1. fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Of course... which defender you getting?

      1. osceola31909
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        VVD

        1. fcsaltyballs
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 16 days ago

          Thinking the same move... VVD more assured of continued starts than Robertson

    2. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      I think considering the circumstances removing Mane instead of Salah wont be unheard of.

    3. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Got Robi. Saw Highlights. Very advanced still.

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Agreed, couple of chances... my concern is rotation when CL comes back

  8. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Sell one to make way for VVD:

    1. Rico
    2. Soyuncu
    3. Dunk

    GW28 fixture currently swaying my decision...

    1. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      If price is no barrier, then probably 1.

  9. Scout15
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Which option is better?

    A) Kun+Mahrez
    B) Vardy+KDB

    1. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      B

      1. Scout15
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Cheers!

  10. Smurf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Which two to play from the following:

    A) Williams (WOL)
    B) Hayden (NOR)
    C) Ings (liv)
    D) Webster (whm)

    1. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      A
      C

    2. Smurf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      I’m for context I have double Liverpool defence against Ings.

      1. Nabs Kebabs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        so? if the double def fails it'll likely be due to ings? i'm playing taa, robbo, ings without a second thought

        1. Smurf
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 16 days ago

          Fair point

  11. Dr. Agabuse
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Mousset falling to 4.6 o.O

    1. rainy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Prediction for tomorrow? 😉

    2. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      If only he was completely fit. Be a steal with these fixtures

    3. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Shame he is crap

    4. De Gea is GOAT
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Do you guys think he will start this weekend?

  12. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Reasons for considering Almiron?

    1. Smurf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      You’ve given up?

    2. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      I like Almiron because I live in Georgia (USA), and he was great for Atlanta United. But he is not a good FPL option.

    3. Bada Bing
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      He's had his little purple patch but he's not cut out to play consistently in the EPL. He's a lightweight physically and technically and even looks like he's 12 years old.

  13. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Sane is back?!

    Haven’t heard anything about this... does this finally mean some form for Sterling If Sane comes back to do the wide role

    https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11679/11920089/leroy-sane-returns-to-full-training-with-man-city-following-knee-injury

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Not sure about form... More like Rotation and less minutes.

  14. rainy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Price Changes - 30th January 2020

    🔺  Pérez (6.2)

    🔻  Sissoko (4.8), Janmaat (4.0)

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Cheers. Thought I may be priced out of Mane to Salah. Still unsure on it though

      1. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 15 days ago

        Why wouldn't you?

    2. waldo666
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Cheers Rainy.

    3. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Damn. Janmaat best 4.0 option now

    4. Crazygopher
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Cheers rainy

    5. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Getting tempted by Pérez but it’s still a little early season for him - only strikes form from GW28 on as a rule

    6. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      cheers

  15. Dr. Agabuse
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Watching Mala Noche by Gus van Sant. Any Film fans on?

  16. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Mane PP: 11.6... SP: 11.9

    Worth getting Salah for 0.7m or do something else? 2FT 0.7itb

    Hendo
    TAA Robo Lund
    KDB Mane Martial Alli
    Vardy Maupay ings
    (Martin, Cantwell, Rico, Williams)

    1. waldo666
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Get Salah

    2. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      I think minor surgery could help.
      Alli Mane Maupay
      to
      Grealish Salah Jimmy

      1. waldo666
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        I'm not usually one for hits but really like these moves.

    3. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Could you pls state your reason for believing Lund will start on the weekend?
      I thought Besic was great last weekend?

      1. Dr. Agabuse
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        I saw you answer on the last page now but the cup game was on saturday, so Besic is also fully rested.

    4. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      You’re sceptical about Lund going forward no?

      Another SU defender from Rico? You’re unlikely to be punished much by Palace 🙁

      You just know you want that triple up! Could go Lascelles or Fernández of course.

      One reason to go Mo is captaincy imo

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Cheers all. Lund just needed a lengthy rest as looked tired more than rubbish imo. Be surprised if he doesn't start at the weekend. Stevens and Baldock would be the choices on a WC though.

        Like the above moves but Alli and maupay got decent next 2/3 fixtures hmm

        1. SweepaKeepa
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 16 days ago

          Thanks for the Blades intel.

          I have pretty much the same team and just did Mané to Salah if that (belatedly) helps.

  17. davies
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Play two:

    A) Robertson* (-4)
    B) Lundstram
    C) Holgate
    D) Soyuncu*
    E) Kelly

    *transfer

    1. Nabs Kebabs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      AE

      1. Lav
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 16 days ago

        This

        1. davies
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 16 days ago

          Soy > Robbo worth putting me on -8 lads?

  18. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Redmond or Armstrong?

    1. Lav
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Armstrong

  19. HUATSHOOTER
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Guys do u think salah will play against saints? What about firmino?

    Anw how is this team looking

    Pope
    Vvd lund soyuncu
    Salah(C) kdb mahrez grealish cantwell
    Vardy firmino

    Subs: button, ings, dunk, aurier

    1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      they got winter break after. only change maybe in midfield for liverpool

  20. Daniel S.
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Through in the cup. Juhuuuu.

    I'll win it for my first born son. Tonight.

    Love you lads

    Lav the community.

    Cheers

    1. Balls of Steel
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      well done!

    2. Lav
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Congrats, but what about me 😉

  21. Major League Shocker
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Is it worth owning a differential player from Leicester on WC? (Have no other Leicester)
    A. Yes, Perez
    B. Yes, Harvey Barnes
    C. No, forget Leicester

    1. Balls of Steel
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Leicester have become too unpredictable due to poor form..

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Pretty sure they’ll come again but think it can wait till 28 after City.

      Three awkward ones on the bounce

  22. Lav
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    To drastic/late to WC? £0.2m 2FT

    Guaita / 4.0
    TAA / Lund / Soy / Holgate / 4.0*
    Salah / Mane* / KDB / Grealish / Cantwell
    Vardy / Jimenez / Ings

  23. HD7
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Mates any idea whats the situation of Kelly and Lund in their teams currently?

    Should I expect them to start?

    1. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      That is my main concern right now. Depth will be important going forward, and I don't want two non-playing bench players.

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Kelly looks very dubious.

      Ward is fit and there’s even talk of Palace buying a full back. He could still get games down the line as the CBs are all injury prone

  24. The Overthinker - I blame R…
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Who to replace mane with?

    A) Richarlison - probably my pick out of the available players.
    B) martial? - doesn't pass the eye test
    C) anybody else below 9.4?

  25. MITHRRANDIRR
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Any Brighton fans know why Montoya has been benched in last 2 games?

  26. lifes a pitch
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Grealish or Perez ?

    1. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Grealer

  27. Saro0808
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Salah just saved my horrible gameweek...!!!!

    Ryan
    Holgate Baldock Lund Taa
    Salah Grealish Kbd Mane
    Vardy Maupay

    Bench:Button Ings Cantwell Stephens
    Bank:1.6m

    1) Should i play my wildcard now,as i think i needed to change for 4-5players in the coming weeks.though my team looks decent.
    2) As mane is out,thinking of getting robbo.so that i can utilize the funds else were.
    3)any other suggestions ?

  28. Trophé Mourinho
    5 months, 16 days ago

    🙁
    me when I realise I would have had 103 by picking the right 11 from my squad
    :((
    me when I realise I would have had 124 by doing that and TC'ing Salah instead of Bobby

    1. Annie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      TC Salah over Firmino would give you 14 more points, not 21

  29. Niho992
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Ray Donovan is outstanding tv show.

    1. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Certainly is, can't wait for the next series.

      1. Niho992
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 16 days ago

        Me too. Btw really glad that Smittie is dead. Really annoying character.

  30. JasonG123
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 16 days ago

    Holgate (wat) to Robbo (SOU) for a hit?

    1. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Yea

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 16 days ago

      Think so -

    3. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 16 days ago

      I think "no hits for defenders" is still a good general rule. Maybe in an extreme case you would break the rule, but Holgate seems all right for now.