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New stats in the FFScout Members Area

Fantasy Football Scout is delighted to add a host of new statistics to our Members Area.

Numbers are a staple part of our diets as Fantasy Premier League managers and while some fall into the marmite category, I think we can all agree that the game would not be the same without them.

WHAT’S NEW?

Over the last couple of weeks, a number of new stats have appeared for Fantasy Football Scout members to feast on. When creating a table in the My Stats Tables section of the Members Area, subscribers now have the following additional options:

  • Goals Non-Penalty
  • Penalties Taken
  • Total Shots On Target
  • Fantasy Assist Potential (Shots)*
  • Expected Goals On Target (xGOT)
  • Shooting Goals Added
  • xGOT Delta
  • xG Prevented

*coming soon

Penalties

Both new stats are fairly self-explanatory: ‘Goals Non-Penalty’ is simply goals scored excluding goals from penalties, and ‘Penalties Taken’ is, you guessed it, the number of penalties taken. It means you can now create tables like this one:

New Shot Stats

Total Shots On Target’ combines two metrics – ‘Shots on Target’ and ‘Blocked Shots’. The reason for creating the new stat is that, according to Opta, blocked shots must be on target and:

Shots blocked by another player, who is not the last man, are not counted as shots on target.

– Opta

‘Total Shots On Target’ covers all shots on target.

Fantasy Assist Potential (Shots)’ goes one step further and includes all three shot types that can lead to a rebound assist: Shot on Target, Shot Blocked, Shot Hit Woodwork. Combined with ‘Fouls Won’, managers now have a quick and easy way to assess Fantasy assist potential. Fantasy assists make up 22% of total assists.

Post-Shot Expected Goals

Marmite lovers: get ready for a new taste sensation. ‘Expected Goals On Target’ (xGOT) goes one step further than Expected Goals (xG). 

xG factors in everything up to the moment of the shot – it measures the quality of the chance. What it doesn’t do is tell you how well the player takes his chance: does he fluff it completely or does he stick it in the top corner?

xGOT is different. Not only does it take into account the quality of the chance, it also measures the quality of the shot

It assigns a value to where the shot ends up within the frame of the goal. Shots in the corners are given a higher value than shots down the middle. The thinking behind this is fairly intuitive – shots in the corner of the goal are generally harder to save than shots in the middle of the goal.

xGOT only includes shots on target because if a shot is off target, there’s a 0% chance that it will result in a goal.

xGOT is termed a post-shot expected goal model, whereas xG is pre-shot

How can xGOT help us?

One thing it can do is to give us a better understanding of finishing skill.

For instance, let’s compare Jamie Vardy and Raheem Sterling this season. 

The table above shows the xG and xGOT totals excluding penalties.

What’s noticeable is that Vardy has done very well with the chances he’s been presented with – his shooting prowess means that he’s turned his xG of 9.69 into an xGOT of 11.97. 

Sterling, on the other hand, has done the opposite – his shooting ability has let him down, from an xG of 12.08 he’s produced an xGOT of 10.16.

So this confirms that Vardy is an excellent finisher and Sterling, well, isn’t.

Now I can hear all the eye-test fans immediately shout, “I could tell you that from watching them play, it’s obvious!”. But that, frankly, is the point. If a stat is going to be useful it should mirror reality. 

Not all FPL managers are able to watch a lot of games, like Simon March when he won FPL. And you want stats that can be relied upon to paint an accurate picture of what happened in a football match. 

Is it Skill or Luck?

By measuring the quality of the shot, xGOT tells us more than xG alone.

The next stat compares the two. Shooting Goals Added (SGA) uses both xGOT and xG to quantify finishing ability. 

This is essentially what we’ve just done. Looking at Vardy, we can see above that this season he has an SGA of +2.28. His xGOT is exceeding his xG. In other words, he is executing better quality shots, given the quality of his chances.

If SGA is a useful indicator of finishing skill, xGOT Delta is a guide to luck. It compares goals scored with xGOT. 

Interestingly, Vardy has not been as lucky as you might have imagined. Earlier in the season, there was a lot of talk about how Vardy’s goalscoring run was unsustainable, how it wasn’t possible for him to keep exceeding his expected goals. 

Well, as we’ve seen, expected goals doesn’t take into account finishing skill. Compare his goals tally to his xGOT and Vardy hasn’t overperformed to the same extent. In 2019/20, he’s scored two more non-penalty goals than we would have expected. 

The luckiest player is arguably Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Arsenal forward has scored four more goals than we would have expected given the quality of his shooting and the chances he’s been presented with. Perhaps he’s faced some poor goalkeeping this year.

Sorting the table in the opposite direction reveals the unluckiest players. 

With only eight goals from an xGOT of 10.84, Roberto Firmino is arguably the unluckiest of all. Unlike Aubameyang, maybe he’s come up against some goalkeepers in outstanding form, or had a few attempts cleared off the line. He’s scored nearly three goals less than expected.

Also making the list is Liverpool team-mate, Mohamed Salah, along with two players each from Newcastle and Wolves. Could Matt Doherty’s luck change as we enter the final third of the season? 

The Irishman has been unfortunate not to score two more goals.

Guardians of the Net

The final use of xGOT helps us to evaluate goalkeepers. 

By looking at the quality of shots they’ve faced and comparing it to the number of goals they’ve conceded, we get an idea of how well our custodians are performing. 

Courtesy of Opta (now part of Stats Perform) we can see just how well Alisson has done this season.

He’s let in six goals from an xGOT Conceded of 7.3, meaning he has an xG Prevented of 1.3.

However, the best-performing stoppers this campaign have been Martin Dubravka and Dean Henderson, who have an xG Prevented of 7.1 and 6.2 respectively.

Both, however, have faced a much greater xGOT and conceded more goals than Alisson.

Sorting the table in the opposite direction reveals the worst performing ‘keepers this season. And it will come as no surprise to Chelsea fans to discover who is top. 

It’s also easy to understand why Alex McCarthy replaced Angus Gunn in goal for Southampton considering the latter’s -7.4 xG Prevented.

Testimonial

Our very own Pro Pundit Simon March, aiming for his fourth top 10,000 finish this year, won FPL in 2014/15 watching just four live matches over the entire season and in his winner’s interview, explained how much studying the data helped him:

If there is any advantage to this, then it’s that good performances in the real world don’t always translate into FPL points. I’ve often watched matches in the past and thought that a certain player looked good and transferred them in on that basis, only for them to do nothing except waste another transfer when I had to get them back out. Meanwhile, players that seem to barely touch the ball are somehow racking up the points. There obviously are advantages to watching matches, though, but not being able to can force you to think about players differently and, perhaps, in terms closer to how FPL is scored. And adopting that mindset can definitely work to your favour.

– Pro Pundit Simon March, FPL winner 2014/15

Please, sir, I want some more. And you shall have some more, young Oliver. 

We will continue to develop and improve the metrics available to Fantasy Football Scout Members and will keep you informed of progress. Thank you to Matzi11a for implementing the new stats. Hopefully, you find them useful and they give you an edge over your rivals.

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729 Comments Post a Comment
  1. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Vardy >> Joelinton (-4)?

    1. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      he'll come good

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Agree. 40million was a lot though

        1. SADIO SANÉ
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          bung job that surely

  2. Daniel S.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    OMG that City news. Top 5 will be really tight till the end which is good for us fpl managers

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      They'll appeal and get off

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        This

      2. FOO FIGHTER
          1 month, 24 days ago

          They do not have much time left to appeal and they cannot leave it till very last second before the season has ended.

          UEFA are not going to just pull the wool over everyone's eyes. City's sponsorship deals have been under scrutiny for a while now. The hammer has dropped, just like many thought Chelsea would not get a transfer ban by appealing.

          If City appeal and lose their appeal it may end up worse depending on the UEFA sanctions.

        • Toby Lerone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          100%

      3. bitm2007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Do we know that 5th play would qualify, or would England lose a CL spot ?

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          I'd imagine the latter

          1. Marmalade Forest
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Do you? I’d imagine the former!

            What happened when Malaga lost out five or so years ago?

            1. Daniel S.
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              the next team got the place

          2. elchilangles
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 24 days ago

            without a doubt the former

        2. Yank Revolution
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Already announced. 5th place gets a CL slot.

    2. Bubz
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      What even is this gameweek

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Long...

      2. SHOOTER MCGINN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        A slow torture

      1. Daniel S.
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        `paul pogba is ready to be sold . i guarantee you he is fit

      2. squits
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Great read. So true.

        1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          This

      3. Kaiser123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Load of cack, MC did wrong and have been caught out.

        1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          You clearly didn’t read it

    3. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      on another note, VAR is really terrible. I demand my Dohery pts !!! he even went bleeding to bring pts for my team. Justice for Doherty and Bolly owners.

      and simply you can't trust the human factor at what point in time they are going to draw that offside line !!!

      1. diesel001
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        I trust the VAR lines more than I trust the official's eyes (and in fact anyone's eyes) in real time.

      2. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        If I can have my Boly goal

      3. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Write a letter to the Football Association highlighting your reasons

      4. sunnyh
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Here's a shock:

        The Premier League, coaches, players, referees etc doesnt care about our FPL teams.

        I know, I know, Im devasted too.

        1. Marmalade Forest
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          I think they do. I think managers and players look at my team in particular, and rest players when I pick them, or decide to perform once I’ve dropped them.

          They must.

    4. jonnybhoy
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Lundy + Soy both on the bench making more points than is in my team so far from 4 players. Lol

      1. Happy Chappy
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Lol

      2. bitm2007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Sounds like you need Storm Dennis to do you a favour.

      3. ALI_G
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        also have those two first one bench

        luckily got DCL points but I know my bench curse will strike

        best bench points I have had this season is 4 from Gendouzi

      4. teneighty
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Same for me. Fingers crossed for cancelled games here. 😀

    5. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Tempted to wc to this :

      Pope button
      TAA pereira boly rico lascelles
      Salah mane kdb grealish traore
      Ings jimenez dcl

      How does it look?

      1. Happy Chappy
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Ok

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

        I wouldn’t. Looks good for next few weeks and further in the future

    6. The Boot - UJFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Will you be updating the TEAM - Expected table in the members area?

    7. Trophé Mourinho
        1 month, 24 days ago

        The funniest thing that could happen in this gameweek is for all games to go ahead and then the the rescheduled Man City game gets postponed for bad weather again.
        Imagine xD

        1. GreennRed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          You have a strange sense if humour 😉

          1. Trophé Mourinho
              1 month, 24 days ago

              its eclectic 😛

          2. elchilangles
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 24 days ago

            I've gotta admit, as an Aguero captainer I'm not loving that idea!

            1. Trophé Mourinho
                1 month, 24 days ago

                This is why im loving this idea

          3. how now brown cow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Jamie Vardy has only registered 4 PL shots in 2020

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Might avoid bringing him in now

            2. mynameisq
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              He'll be fine and will go on a run again, just need Ndidi back

              1. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                Can't see it. But not great nailed on alternatives.

              2. Zico Senna
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                Lol

            3. Royal5
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              The guy is 33. Best years are past him imo

              1. GreennRed
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                I was hoping a well earned break and he'd bounce back to form. Prob sell him for DCL now.

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

                  You won’t

                  1. GreennRed
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Not much else in form. Arsenal, Man U, Chelsea defences not so strong. They scored 2 away to Pool. Not expecting wins but he's well capable of scoring against 3 of them.

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

                      I’ve got DCL, and it’s tempting to hold him, but it would be nuts to transfer him in for Vardy considering their fixtures. I’m moving him out for Jimi

                      1. GreennRed
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        I have Jimenez and Ings. After being class all season he's goalless in 6 games. Had a rest for glute injury, another for winter break. Could be knackered but if he finds form will get him back.

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

                          Good luck, but no way DCL’s scoring more points than Vardy over the next few. If I were to swap him for anyone, it would be Abraham

                          1. Earthling
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 24 days ago

                            Leicester haven't looked good for a while now, while Everton can very much gun for a CL spot and will need to score goals to do so. 3 to 4 points out now.

          4. FDMS All Starz
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Chances of pool match getting postponed? Got Salah & TAA with soy & Lunds on bench & kun cap...would be perfect

            1. jtreble
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              0.

            2. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Aguero might not play. Who knows with Guardiola

          5. GREEN IS GOOD
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            They know the weather forecast, so wouldn't they have cancelled the Liverpool game aleady if they were going to?

            Before all the fans set off in the morning.

            1. GreennRed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              No. Tight f√x will do all in their powers to get it played for the TV cash.

            2. Bobby Digital
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Surely the games will go on.

            3. Robbocrop
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 24 days ago

              I don´t think we need to worry about the fans - if the game is cancelled, they won´t walk from the stadium alone.

          6. FOO FIGHTER
              1 month, 24 days ago

              I wonder how the news of the City ban will affect their players rest of the season?

              Cannot be good for the likes of KDB now wondering whether he may not feature in the CL next season and possibly considering his future. He will be 29 this year so will not be able to play CL footbal till 31 if he stays at City.

              1. FOO FIGHTER
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  And that depends whether City qualify for CL by that time.

                • Trophé Mourinho
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Many will consider moves, for certain. Someone like KDB surely has get out clauses for the event where the a clubs managament is to blame for non CL participation. That kinda thing surely has to be in there with agents these days and the value of such a player, back to Chelsea?

                  • GreennRed
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Most of them signed up to careers as professional footballers in their early teens and the stress and strains that entails. If this affects them and stops them focussing on rest of the season they're in the wrong game.

                  • Robbocrop
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Other countries only offer one domestic cup. Carabao and FA cup - now I finally understand why one simply isn´t enough (who needs a CL title anyway?).

                    1. GreennRed
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 24 days ago

                      More games more TV revenue.

                      1. Robbocrop
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        Thanks, that makes more sense. Hopefully they can share some of that revenue, so KDB doesn´t go to the chinese league like other great players (Ighalo).

                • FOO FIGHTER
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Let's stop worrying about games being postponed. Nothing we can do if they are. Bad for points.

                    Hold thumbs that all games go ahead...

                    1. Calderano FC
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 24 days ago

                      Hold thumbs? Is this what youngster's are doing now?

                      1. Trophé Mourinho
                          1 month, 24 days ago

                          I think he meant cross your fingers, that actually such a perfect translation error of a British saying.

                          1. Big Mac 24
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 24 days ago

                            No, it’s what others do in different countries, I think mostly Germanic speaking and some others in Eastern Europe - fingers being crossed is considered to be untrustworthy.

                            In Switzerland they do this for example. To each their own, Brits cross fingers, the Swiss “push their thumbs in”.

                            1. Hakim Ziyech
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 24 days ago

                              Yeah. True fact.

                              "Ich drücke dir die daumen" wie man in Deutschland sagt

                            2. GreennRed
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 8 Years
                              1 month, 24 days ago

                              Is it same for German, Italian and French-speaking Swiss people?

                              1. Big Mac 24
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 7 Years
                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                Haha, that is a very valid question

                                1. Big Mac 24
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 24 days ago

                                  I can’t say, never thought about it.

                            3. Trophé Mourinho
                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                push their thumbs in where 😀

                        • GARY AND JAMIE
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 24 days ago

                          Not for me Ive got 16 points waiting on the bench

                      2. Henning
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        Vardy and Perez worth keeping?

                        1. Bobby Digital
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 24 days ago

                          I'm looking at getting in Vardy or Perez for GW28.

                      3. Brosstan
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        Still haven't had a single goal from Jimenez owning him last season and this season. Absolutely ridiculous troll for me considering how consistent he really is...

                        1. FOO FIGHTER
                            1 month, 24 days ago

                            Just keep him. If you ship him out he trolls you as well.

                            1. Brosstan
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              1 month, 24 days ago

                              Yea I sold last time before the brace against SOU... who were top for defensive stats over last 4 games at the time..

                              1. FOO FIGHTER
                                  1 month, 24 days ago

                                  He had loads of chances tonight. Any other night could have been a hattie. I own him as well. Rather him than Vardy who looks like he has is in nomansland at this point.

                            2. Bobby Digital
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 24 days ago

                              One of those players you need to keep for a whole season.

                            3. Robbocrop
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 24 days ago

                              He usually scores from set pieces (Moutinho missing until the 81st minute) or counterattacks (not many of those in this particular game), or pens ("penalty merchant").

                              He has served me well overall (I regret dropping him GW 22), don´t lose hope yet.

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

                                And from Traore's crosses which were not available the whole game. Good analysis tbh.

                            4. GARY AND JAMIE
                              • 6 Years
                              1 month, 24 days ago

                              In for Vardy next week barring injury.

                            5. PascalCygan
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 24 days ago

                              I still really want him for the next GW! Keep the faith

                            6. Yank Revolution
                              • 8 Years
                              1 month, 24 days ago

                              He does the same to me this season too Bross. I probably shouldnt have sold him the first time...he went on a scoring/assist run that didnt really stop.

                          • Bobby Digital
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 24 days ago

                            3pts from 2, down to top2k.. 🙁

                            1. FOO FIGHTER
                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                Can we swop ranks? I am at 86k.

                              • Big Bambora
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                The heart bleeds.

                              • Big Bambora
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                Some brag posts are so thinly disguised.

                                1. GreennRed
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 8 Years
                                  1 month, 24 days ago

                                  Sure I'm Sir Alex Ferguson.

                                2. Bobby Digital
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 24 days ago

                                  Triggered

                              • GARY AND JAMIE
                                • 6 Years
                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                Been there done that...

                            2. Trophé Mourinho
                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                Boly and Lundstram both in my Xi, praise me

                                1. Bobby Digital
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 24 days ago

                                  Hail

                                  1. Trophé Mourinho
                                      1 month, 24 days ago

                                      😀

                                  2. FOO FIGHTER
                                      1 month, 24 days ago

                                      I am getting Boly in. What a player.

                                      1. Trophé Mourinho
                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                          Yea if im honest I only saw like 20 mins and had a long ass walk in the middle where Boly scored, but then it got disallowed, that was the highest and lowest part of the walk :/

                                      2. ALI_G
                                        • 2 Years
                                        1 month, 24 days ago

                                        nice work

                                      3. Robbocrop
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 1 Year
                                        1 month, 24 days ago

                                        I just listened to "Praise you" by Fatboy Slim.

                                        I often feel that the Boly attacking threat is slightly underestimated (while Saiss attacking threat is overestimated).

                                        Still wondering how many CS Wolves will get going forward, with EL on the horizon. Boly is the MVP of the Wolves defense, imo, but they struggled with clean sheets when the season started even if he was fit back then.

                                        That being said, confirmed fixture in GW 31 means I will likely bring him into my team.

                                        1. Trophé Mourinho
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            4.7 is so cheap

                                            1. Robbocrop
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 1 Year
                                              1 month, 24 days ago

                                              True. I thought about his value compared to someone like Lascelles (only 4.2 and also has a decent chance of scoring), but I can fit both of them into my squad.

                                      4. FOO FIGHTER
                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                          This GW started on the 8th and only ends on the 19th. So painful.

                                          1. GreennRed
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 8 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            I like it. It's set and forget it for 2 weeks.

                                        • Zico Senna
                                          • 8 Years
                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                          Yep, just Evans 3rd on my bench. Week after week it continues to take the pi$$ even after quitting caring lol. Zero point to the game.

                                          1. TorresMagic™
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • Has Moderation Rights
                                            • 10 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            Last season for you?

                                            1. IRBOX ⚽
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              1 month, 24 days ago

                                              Hopefully

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

                                            Why third?

                                          3. Brosstan
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 5 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            Evans third on the bench makes no sense.

                                          4. Hakim Ziyech
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            Evans 1st on my bench 🙁

                                          5. Yank Revolution
                                            • 8 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            Zeke your bench is too good if he's third on it. Your bench should be, in order 1) Decent, but not good, player 2) Shaky player 3) Garbage cheapy

                                        • PascalCygan
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                          I’ve had Vardy since GW1 and had to endure some fallow weeks at the start so, given the positive turn in Leicester’s fixtures from 28 onwards, I’m willing to stick with him again. Others keeping?

                                          1. GARY AND JAMIE
                                            • 6 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            Going for Jim next week I need some sort of team for 31

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

                                              Good idea. I really want him too. Considering selling DCL and Martial for Jim and Traore for -4. Struggling to find other ways I want to do it.

                                          2. elchilangles
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            already got rid, also had him from early in season but you have to recognize when a player is not on form and just blanking on you every week!

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

                                              True. There is that (and I’m wary of being stubborn!) but I still think Leicester are a good side who will come good when the fixtures turn.

                                              1. Eastman
                                                • 2 Years
                                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                                Keeping. Not going to judge on an away game at Wolves and like his fixtures. All teams and players have a spell of not clicking.

                                          3. BobbyDoesNotLook
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 2 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            Cant get rid with those fixtures. Let's see what happens and re-evaluate

                                        • HD7
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                          Hi Mates,

                                          Can someone explain why Patricio has 3 saves in the match and is taking 3 bps vs Schmeichel having also 3 saves and zero bps?

                                          1. TorresMagic™
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • Has Moderation Rights
                                            • 10 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            Patricio made more recoveries, interceptions etc

                                            1. HD7
                                              • 3 Years
                                              1 month, 24 days ago

                                              Ok, thanks bro

                                              1. Daniel S.
                                                • 10 Years
                                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                                caught saves are huge in bp. he had caught saves.

                                        • elchilangles
                                          • 1 Year
                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                          everyone talking about "if City win the champions league this season".... do you honestly think they will beat Real Madrid?!

                                          1. Rhinos
                                            • 6 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            clue's in the if

                                          2. GreennRed
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 8 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            No they won't. You need a few defenders who can actually defend to go far in CL.

                                          3. Yank Revolution
                                            • 8 Years
                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                            Stranger things have definitely happened. RM wont be big favorites.

                                        • IRBOX ⚽
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                          Vardy and Maddison to Ings and Son a masterstroke so far

                                          1. FOO FIGHTER
                                              1 month, 24 days ago

                                              Son and Ings still need to play.

                                              1. IRBOX ⚽
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 3 Years
                                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                                Pretty easy to infer from the ‘so far’ suffix..

                                              2. GreennRed
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 8 Years
                                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                                Be difficult to do worse than Vardy and Madison.

                                                1. Dthinger
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  1 month, 24 days ago

                                                  I mean, Son has been sent off twice this season, so its not that hard to imagine.

                                            • Brosstan
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 5 Years
                                              1 month, 24 days ago

                                              Owning those duds in the first place is casual af

                                              1. Sloane426
                                                  1 month, 24 days ago

                                                  What about Mousset?

                                                  1. Yank Revolution
                                                    • 8 Years
                                                    1 month, 24 days ago

                                                    Sell

                                            • Trophé Mourinho
                                                1 month, 24 days ago

                                                4 at the back just cant be ingored anymore for its value.
                                                Double pool defence and these to choose from - Lascelles, Fernandez, Boly, Saiss, Blades, Taylor - which ever one, and someone like Aurier (who will come good).
                                                Theres so many and they all dirt cheap... This week im playing:
                                                Boly - Lunds - Lascelles - TAA
                                                (VVD in soon)

                                                things like this will allow you Grealish>Son

                                                1. Rhinos
                                                  • 6 Years
                                                  1 month, 24 days ago

                                                  no time for boring people who go Boly when they could have Doherty

                                                  1. Trophé Mourinho
                                                      1 month, 24 days ago

                                                      Dohertys returns vs price (and mins) been garbage this season, Boly been inured but a fit Boly will be way better and he gets more baps when they dont egt attacking return.
                                                      Its like owning Pereira over Soy again

                                                      1. Rhinos
                                                        • 6 Years
                                                        1 month, 24 days ago

                                                        still boring

                                                        1. Trophé Mourinho
                                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                                            give it 3 weeks, I had him

                                                          • Robbocrop
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 1 Year
                                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                                            I was about to write "points over excitement" (also being an advocate of 4 atb right now), but seeing your current rank I should definitely switch to the exciting approach.

                                                    • GreennRed
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 8 Years
                                                      1 month, 24 days ago

                                                      Not sure Grealish to Son is such an upgrade. Bench him GW28 and drive on. Having a class season.

                                                      1. Trophé Mourinho
                                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                                          just an example

                                                    • Rhinos
                                                      • 6 Years
                                                      1 month, 24 days ago

                                                      VAR in its current form is not fit for purpose. We shouldn't be forensically analysing passages of play, Doherty had blood seeping from a wound anyway so technically shouldn't even have been on the pitch to assist Boly. That wouldn't have been reviewed though, total logic vacuum

                                                      1. GreennRed
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 8 Years
                                                        1 month, 24 days ago

                                                        As long as The Doc is good for Slovakia, sure that's the main thing 😉

                                                    • Trophé Mourinho
                                                        1 month, 24 days ago

                                                        Traore in feels good, he even feels like arm band option. But Salah has West Ham... and I guess thats too good to pass up, and his EO will be through the roof.
                                                        Its so boring capping Salah

                                                        1. Rhinos
                                                          • 6 Years
                                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                                          im selling him

                                                          1. JamieNumber4
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                                            You’re not

                                                        2. SADIO SANÉ
                                                          • 4 Years
                                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                                          I'm all over Mane (c) for that game

                                                          1. SADIO SANÉ
                                                            • 4 Years
                                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                                            I do have Traore, but I'm not convinced - not really any better than playing Cantwell, although fixtures are nice

                                                        3. Niho992
                                                          • 1 Year
                                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                                          Traore as C ? Lol lol lol

                                                        4. BobbyDoesNotLook
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          • 2 Years
                                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                                          No way captain option. He spends almost all of his time in the sideline so goal potential is not high enough. And FPL form is not convincing enough in general.

                                                      • Marc Jobling
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 8 Years
                                                        1 month, 24 days ago

                                                        Soyuncu as sub #1 of course. Now watch Storm Dennis do nothing!

                                                        Salah, KDB, Martial, Grealish - Vardy, Jimenez, Ings

                                                        I'm wondering what to do for my 3rd Liverpool player and Leicester coverage:

                                                        A) Firmino & Ayoze Perez (with Son also coming in)
                                                        B) Mane & Vardy (with a cheap 5m mid)
                                                        C) Van Dijk & Vardy (with Son and a cheap 5m mid)

                                                      • bobinjo
                                                        • 5 Years
                                                        1 month, 24 days ago

                                                        When will we know all the games that will be played on GW 31?

                                                        1. Daniel S.
                                                          • 10 Years
                                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                                          before gw 29 apparently

                                                      • Connor's Calling
                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                        • 10 Years
                                                        1 month, 24 days ago

                                                        Well written article topmarks. Thank you

                                                        1. Connor's Calling
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          • 10 Years
                                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                                          (People should read it rather than just race to comment!)

                                                        2. Optimus.
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          • 9 Years
                                                          1 month, 24 days ago

                                                          Hello mate, you are a blast from the past 🙂

                                                          1. Optimus.
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 9 Years
                                                            1 month, 24 days ago

                                                            K