Scout Notes

Mané returns to haunt sellers as Salah blanks at Norwich

Norwich City 0-1 Liverpool

Goals: Sadio Mane (£12.2m)

Assists: Jordan Henderson (£5.5m)

Bonus Points: Andrew Robertson x3 (£7.0m), Joe Gomez x2 (£5.3m), Trent Alexander-Arnold x1 (£7.7m), J Henderson x1

The ongoing Sadio Mané (£12.2m) narrative took a perhaps predictable turn in Gameweek 26 as he scored the winning goal for Liverpool at Norwich.

Over 1.6 million Fantasy Premier League managers sold the Senegalese international after he went off injured at Wolves in the first match of Double Gameweek 24. While it took a few weeks for Mané to recover, in the end, he only missed two Premier League outings.

Those who were brave enough to hold onto Liverpool’s left-winger were the real winners of Saturday’s Gameweek 26 action, especially as there was also a blank for the 45.4% owned Mohamed Salah (£12.8m), who was the most captained player of the round.

Also, there was further joy for the 2.7% who own Jordan Henderson (£5.5m) as he produced an assist for Mané’s late goal.

Despite registering just three attacking returns in the first 23 matches of the campaign, Henderson now has five since the start of Double Gameweek 24, more than any of his colleagues.

In truth, Liverpool had to work much harder than many would have expected considering Norwich’s defensive displays this season. The Canaries restricted their illustrious visitors to very few clearcut chances, Mane’s effort in the closing stages, arguably the biggest of the afternoon.

Jurgen Klopp’s men were, understandably, dominant in possession but, especially in the first half, struggled to fashion anything really testing for Norwich or goalkeeper Tim Krul (£4.5m). Salah was his usual busy self in the penalty area with plenty of efforts on goal to show for it, but he lacked quality and accuracy – and the same was true of Roberto Firmino (£9.7m).

Liverpool had to watch their own back-line too with much of their issues in the opening period coming from a spirited start to the game from Norwich. In the 35th minute, new signing Lukas Rupp (£4.5m), deployed on the right flank of attacking midfield again, got clear behind Liverpool’s defence. In acres of space he probably could have shot himself but opted to square to Teemu Pukki (£6.5m), the pass lacking the power to get past an impressive Alisson (£6.1m) save. Either way, were it not for their goalkeeper’s actions, Liverpool might have found themselves (arguably) deservedly behind.

Todd Cantwell (£4.9m) was a thorn in the Reds’ side for much of the afternoon, fouled four times in the opening half-hour and spearheaded their counter-attacks in the second half, one of which resulted in Alex Tettey (£4.5m) inadvertently striking the foot of Alisson’s post.

It was in this period of the game that it became more attack versus defence in favour of Liverpool but they only started to work Krul enough just before the hour-mark.

Salah teed up Naby Keïta (£5.8m) for an edge of the box effort in the 57th minute, which required palming over from Krul, although he was still comfortable.

Virgil van Dijk (£6.5m) then headed the resulting corner at the Norwich goalkeeper, before the former Newcastle shot-stopper produced a world-class double-save.

Salah shot on the turn from close range, forcing another impressive Krul stop and setting up Keïta with an easy loose-ball to tap in. However, his effort was stopped by a smothering save from Krul.

It was after this that Henderson played a fantastic through-pass, which Mané hit beyond Krul on the turn.

Firmino had a late chance to get on the score-sheet as Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.7m) fizzed a ball across the goal-line, perhaps too fast for the Brazilian to get any real purchase on it.

Despite Norwich’s spirited efforts, and Alisson’s crucial first-half intervention, it was also a big evening for those who had doubled or tripled-up on Liverpool defence.

With the Reds dominating possession and only one player scoring at Carrow Road, the excessive number of passes registered at the back helped Andrew Robertson (£7.0m), Joe Gomez (£5.3m) and Alexander-Arnold to bonus points to go with their clean sheet.

Norwich City XI: Krul; Byram (Lewis 27′), Zimmermann, Hanley, Aarons; Tettey (Buendia 83′), McLean; Cantwell, Duda, Rupp (Drmic 83′); Pukki.

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Robertson, van Dijk, Gomez, Alexander-Arnold; Keita (Milner 84′), J Henderson, Wijnaldum (Fabinho 60′); Oxlade-Chamberlain (Mane 60′), Firmino, Salah.

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960 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Syd.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    2 games today

    They are spoiling us

  2. Rhinos
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    How exactly has Mane haunted sellers? 5pts in 2 gameweeks

    1. StayoutheSpiceZone
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      I held him cos I had salah too. But yes, 5 points doesn’t seem like a haunting!

    2. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Not to mention the DGW

    3. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Haunt? 😆 with 5 points in 3 fixtures and no bonus.. Another poor headline from Monday

      1. Bushwhacker
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Seemed to be a pretty dire write up by someone who read a news report or two. Didn’t sound like the watched the game.

      2. Rhinos
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I did Mane to Robbo-4 so very far from haunted. Granted Pepe was a bust but hopefully Moura can calm the ghosts

        1. Bushwhacker
            1 month, 14 days ago

            You still have him too? Thought I was the only one ..

            1. Rhinos
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              just bought him. Pepe to Moura

              1. Bushwhacker
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  I’ve been trying to get rid for two weeks ... but now we’re a bandwagon GO LUCAS!

                  1. Rhinos
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Not expecting miracles. Needed the extra dosh to afford Ings. Least i didn't get Redmond

        2. StayoutheSpiceZone
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          McCarthy
          Taa Aurier lascelles
          KDB mane salah grealish
          Ings DCL Vardy

          Button Traore James soy

          Gtg and save ft?

          1. Rhinos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            there's 4 prem games left and Europe so who can we know?

            1. Rhinos
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              *howq

            2. StayoutheSpiceZone
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Alright mate. Don’t chip in then

          2. IRBOX ⚽
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Traore has to be played

            1. StayoutheSpiceZone
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Yes - who for DCL?

              1. IRBOX ⚽
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Grealish probably

        3. Nightcrawler
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Couldnt sleep last night. Still being haunted by that haul

            1. IRBOX ⚽
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              😆
              The stuff of nightmares!

              1. Syd.
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Salah = 3 Points
                Mane = 5 Points

                A difference of 2 Points

                Time to pack this game in

                1. Daniel S.
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Enormous pts difference. Haunting me already barely slept last night. 🙂

          • I Member
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Goodnight fellas. Hope I can sleep. Those 5 points absolutely haunting me.

            1. Bushwhacker
                1 month, 14 days ago

                To be fair someone in my ML (c) Mane so it was 10-6.

              • IRBOX ⚽
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Think of the points you’ve received over the past 3 GW’s by spending 12 million.. still haunted? 😆 how do these blokes come up with this

              • Nightcrawler
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Tbf i think at this point these headlines are just a parody of themselves and they know it

                • I Member
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  But seriously, why is this clown with one top 20k finish in his entire FPL career writing articles on this site?

                  1. Syd.
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    The articles are fine

                    It is just the silly sensationalist headline that does him no favours

                  2. Rhinos
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    because it's his job. Dont equate OR with ability, there's many ways to play this game. He's a pro journalist not a clown

                    1. I Member
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      I have no idea what you're talking about. I can't be a pro journalist in the field of archeology because I know nothing about it. His ability as an FPL player is 100% relative to his ability to write about it.

                      1. I Member
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Relevant* perhaps. Dunno, not a journalist.

                      2. Syd.
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        What exactly is your issue with the article?

                      3. Rhinos
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        yes but OR doesnt prove ability. And spending all day in the members area must make you knowledgeable

                        1. IRBOX ⚽
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          The only thing we have to gauge ability is OR?

                          1. I Member
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            Literally the only thing.

                          2. Rhinos
                            • 6 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            that's the only objective measure yes but it's pretty obvious from how someone talks about fpl whether they know their stuff, much better gauge of ability imo

                            1. I Member
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 14 days ago

                              Someone saying that Mane haunted the people who sold him in the title of the article and calling the people who kept him clear winners within the article is conclusive evidence that he doesn't know what he's talking about. Is it not?

                              1. Rhinos
                                • 6 Years
                                1 month, 14 days ago

                                those headlines are a business decision to get the most views via google. You're welcome to your opinion i just get defensive when you're calling someone a clown

                                1. I Member
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 14 days ago

                                  And that's fine. Have no problem with you taking exception to what I said.

                          3. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD - se…
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            Rubbish. What about cash winnings. ? It's a fantasy game. You have lucky seasons, you have unlucky seasons. Some play boring and finish higher because they do what stats tell them some play reckless and like to have fun, sometimes getting a lucky start which is what you need in FPL. The ONLY real ability is having an eye for good players and noticing before the masses are drip fed on here

                      4. PlumaPiedra
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        How can there be any real football journalists then? They've never played football beyond Sunday league in their life. You don't have to be good at what you are writing about to be a good journalist which I think Munday is.

                      5. Amsterhammer
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        You appear to know nothing about how journalism works. I have a few journalist friends none of which did degrees in the fields they report on. They all did degrees in literature or the humanities and then specialised on a subject once they went into journalism.

                    2. IRBOX ⚽
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      A prerequisite of being good at something is having qualifications and respect. Being a good journalist doesn’t mean you have the qualifications to write articles for a fantasy game which you’re poor at.

                      1. I Member
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Exactly.

                  3. bench boost for every gamew…
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    why is people like you so rude? No need to dish out unfriendly names on people you hardy know is there?

                    And if you read that headline, the problem is not haunt but returns, that´s use of a euphemism as haunt kind of already suggests that the person is back-) what he says is that Mané with his goal says "i´m back" to all his sellers, do you disagree with that?

                    1. I Member
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      How dare I call someone a clown. Please don't act like this was some sort of scathing attack.

                      1. bench boost for every gamew…
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        just pointing out that calling people clown is not a proper way of communicating, that is neither here nor there (no it was not a scathing attack) but it is what it is and it is not nice. And it is pointless, almost as pointless as the whole discussion on how he uses a term, which is not used in a entirely correct manner grammatically speaking, but nonetheless is meaningful. The point from the author side is not the 5 points he gained this week.

                  4. Wally banter
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    You can apply for a post 🙂
                    Calling someone a clown for whatsoever reason, does not make you a better human being.

                  5. Lindelol
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    We don’t need him to get great OR. We only need the information

                • Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Sleep well 😀

                  1. I Member
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Haha thank you.

                • just a man
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  What’s happening?

              • I Member
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Held a 12m+ player for two no shows and a 5 pointer = the real winners.

                1. mynameisq
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  No need to go overboard, poorly worded headline is all it is

                  1. I Member
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    I don't think it's overboard. Man gets paid to write and speak nonsense. Thankfully they've limited his Scoutcast appearances this season. As someone paying for a service I think I have every right to criticise said service. If you disagree that's also fair.

                    1. mynameisq
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Seems like a nice enough chap, it is overboard. You have a right to criticise but you don't have to be mean and you don't have to make numerous posts

                      No lessons learnt from yesterday's awful news. Everyone's human and even though this is just online it can affect people

                      I'll have a pop at anyone for saying something dumb, and will receive a pop back too but it's different when lots of people are piling in

                      1. I Member
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        His niceness is not in question. I have nothing bad to say about him as a human being and have not done so.

                        1. mynameisq
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          So that's not you up there calling him a clown? And I didn't say you were saying anything bad about him as a human anyway, I'm saying you can criticise his writing or his fpl just don't be mean or go overboard. The choice is yours

                          I don't particularly agree with the article either, your post could just be posed as a question? "David surely you don't believe the real winners held onto Mane considering Salah's totals during Mane's absence?"

                          1. I Member
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            I completely take your point. Perhaps I reacted poorly and if that offended him then I apologise for it.

                          2. Daddymac
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            I held Mané as I felt I would want him back if I sold and as I had him from very early I had too much value tied up in him to sell then re-buy back the 5 points yesterday was a real bonus once we seen he was benched and even better with a Salah blank (I also own Salah but never captained)

                            So I do feel like a winner I got more points than Salah ( in a match Salah was suppose to haul) but more important I got them both in my team going forward.

                            The article is fine imo comparing the last few weeks when Mané has been out is what is ridiculous

                            1. I Member
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 14 days ago

                              How can you say comparing the last few weeks when Mane was out is ridiculous? It is totally relevant.

                              1. Daddymac
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 14 days ago

                                It’s not relevant as at no point does he say that it justifies not selling Mané for Salah when he got injured.

                                If you only have 1 it’s Salah all day for me but too hold Mané if you had both felt like a mini win yesterday imo.

              • mynameisq
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Genuinely thought I'd had an awful week what with benching Lundy, but 40 points was enough for a green arrow and kdb Grealish Aguero to go. Symptom of being on this place you only read about the megahauls which makes you think you've done terribly

                1. IRBOX ⚽
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Yep, on a red at the moment with 38, but Aguero (C), KDB and Son so expecting a large green from here

                  1. mynameisq
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Damn that's gonna be a good score, we've turned our horrendous seasons around at the same time

                2. Rhinos
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  why would 40 with 3 left be bad. Especially as one os the best pick this week by a mile, or at least was till the game got postponed

                  1. mynameisq
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Idk, just got clouded (pun intended) by cancellations and delays and most of my team blanking and benching Lund. Decent score in the end, very good if city go crazy

                3. The 12th Man
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  43 here with Grealish,Son and KDB to play.
                  30k green .

                  1. mynameisq
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Nice, Son is the one I'm scared of as a non owner. Could hit a hatty Vs villa

                    1. The 12th Man
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      I wasn’t convinced when I brought him in on WC a few weeks ago but doing Vardy,Maddison > Son ,DCL has worked a treat.

                      1. mynameisq
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Wow perfect moves

                    2. what's my name
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      that d be beautiful))

              • The 12th Man
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Can’t say I’m haunted.
                Took him out straight away to get VVD for -4. Two clean sheets

                This week. Spare cash enabled me to do Greenwood > Ings. = instant return.
                Next week Deeney > Jimenez

                Will still have money itb to use.

                1. Don Kloppeone
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Also dropped the haunting man for VVD and more than happy with it!

                  I reckon we’ll tighten up even more as season closes out so double def will pay dividends

              • what's my name
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                better move lads:
                a. Firmino + Mahrez -> Ings + Mane
                b. Firmino + Lund -> Ings + VVD/Robbo

                * got Mo and TAA

                1. Peteex
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  A

              • Don Kloppeone
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Cheery mood on here this morning I see 😆

                1. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Morning bro

                  1. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Hey mate. How’s the GW going for you?

                    I’m still waiting patiently for my kick up the rankings to come 😛

                    1. Amey
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Pathetic
                      😀

                      1. Don Kloppeone
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        I’m pretty much the same. I’m on 42 (-4) with Martial, Grealish and KDB to go. Your Son pick could be the magic sauce.

                        You just got mega unlucky with the Bench Boost play. Looked like a decent punt

                        1. Amey
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          Played because the cup opponent was on Bb too.
                          Need Sonny haul to win it. Otherwise season over for me 😀
                          Not sure i can stay interested with disappointment of losing a final.
                          It's Son Lascells of me
                          Vs
                          Auba + 6 of his atm

                          1. Don Kloppeone
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            I’d say you’ve got a great chance!

                            Awesome that you got this far tbh. I never do well in cups

                            1. Amey
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 14 days ago

                              Fingers crossed 🙂

              • Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Article heading is Asking for trouble 😀
                Stunned
                Haunted

                On the serious note, I'm actually looking at Mane. If he looks good for next game or two, I won't be afraid to sell Salah for him

                1. I Member
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  About as sideways as it gets but if you need a differential fair enough.

                  1. Amey
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Cheers buddy

                2. IRBOX ⚽
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Salah has more points in 3 consecutive seasons. I’m honestly intrigued as to why you would sell? Try to consolidate rank after wildcard and bench boost not working out

                  1. Amey
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Yep
                    I need to slow down i guess
                    Cheers buddy

                    1. IRBOX ⚽
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      But honestly I would like to hear your thoughts. It just seems exceptionally sideways/backwards to me. Maybe your opinion can sway me

                      1. Amey
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Ha ha
                        I am a very eye test biased manager. Love the player's that i liked from game i watch. It is sideways agree. I'm not keen on losing out on double defense. So it's either Salah or Mane for me. We had the same discussion few days ago if you remember 😀

                        1. IRBOX ⚽
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          I’m 100% with you on double defence, but I can’t advocate Salah to Mane transfer.. they will most likely score similarly remainder of the season

                          1. Amey
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            You're probably right.

                          2. Utopsis
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              I just think that Mane is the better footballer, but granted that doesn't always translate linearly to fantasy points. He's two-footed so more unpredictable, just as quick as Salah, a much better finisher (IMO), and can actually create (or wants to) for others.

                              As I say though, from a fantasy perspective hard to justify, but I do think Mane will outscore Salah between now and end of the season (fitness willing), and those few points could be the difference.

                    2. Ginkapo FPL
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      The past is not a direct indicator on the future.

                  2. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    I’m monitoring but it wouldn’t be for a switch as I think that’s asking for trouble. If he was suddenly tearing it up I’d consider switching back to double mids but would rather not lose VVD.

                    Still haunted though...

                    1. I Member
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Agreed. I'd much sooner add Mane to Salah than make the switch. Also not convinced that a second mid offers more value than double defence. TAA, Robbo and VvD all outscored Mane and Salah today.

                    2. Amey
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Ha ha
                      Defense is real value. Juggernaut of CS !!

                      1. Don Kloppeone
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        That’s what I’m hoping 😉

                  3. mynameisq
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Imo when both are fit and playing equal minutes, we had enough evidence to show Mane outscores Salah, to me yesterday showed that will continue too.

                    1. Amey
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Yep

                  4. jtreble
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Nah, Salah seems to take most of the pens now.

                3. RD
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Is it wise to jump on Mane looking at his differential??He will get a hual soon looking at their fixtures

                  1. CONNERS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    I'm sticking with Salah and double defence. Those clean sheet points are more reliable than goals.

                    1. Don Kloppeone
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      This ^

                  2. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Problem is having him and Salah isn't great value seeing as you can't captain both. Salah to Mané is a high risk/high reward move.

                  3. olidooley
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Double defence keep racking up the points for much less $

                4. CONNERS
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Stick with DCL & Vardy or switch one to JImmy?

                  The old 'form v fixtures' conundrum.

                  1. mynameisq
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Who's your third striker?

                  2. CONNERS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Ings

                    1. mynameisq
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      I'm probably gonna be alone here but I'd keep your current strike force, can't have them all. I see Vardy bouncing back when Ndidi is back

                      If Ndidi isn't back then yes Vardy to Jimi for sure

                  3. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Got same debate mate. Ings your third?

                    Alternative is to keep both and get in Traoré for me for now (have Martial and Grealish to lose)

                  4. Bossworld
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    No point ditching Vardy at this stage, but I wouldn't be buying him in if I didn't have him.

                    Auba > Jimenez for me, in time for the blank

                  5. CONNERS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Thanks. Tricky one isn't it?

                    Just feel Jimmy is almost a shoo-in with Wolves fixtures.

                5. RamaJama
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Would you WC this team?

                  Problems with gk, defence, forwards and have Martial:

                  Hendo (Button)
                  TAA Holgate Rico (Taylor Lundstram)
                  Salah KDB Martial Traore (Cantwell)
                  Aguero Vardy Ings

                  1ft, 1.6 in the bank

                  Could be to something like this on WC:

                  Pope Button
                  Lascelles, Basham, O’connel, TAA, Tanganga
                  Salah, Mane, KDB, Son, Grealish
                  Jimmy, Ings, Martinelli

                  1. CONNERS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    I would just do Aguero to Jimmy and get a second Pool defender for now.

                    1. RamaJama
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Cheers!

                      Mane for Martial an option in addition to Aguero to Jimmy?

                6. manu4life99
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Bench 1

                  Grealish (sot)
                  Traore (NOR)
                  DCL (ars)

                  1. CONNERS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Reluctantly Grealish.

                  2. diesel001
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Grealish.

                  3. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Grealish

                  4. Amey
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    DCL.
                    Arsenal are a good defensive team under Arteta

                  5. IRBOX ⚽
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Grealish

                  6. Lindelol
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Traoré

                7. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Who scores more next GW:

                  A) Aguero (lei)
                  B) DCL (ars)

                  1. Amey
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Do you think Aguero will start ?
                    If yes, then easily him

                  2. Eat my goal!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Not sure kun starts against Leicester- (owner)

                  3. Rhinos
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    A if he starts but that's why it's a pointless question till after city play west ham

                  4. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Cheers all - not sure about Aguero starting. Part of me think Pep will want him back in form and he starts both games before Madrid game.

                8. diesel001
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Will any games be called off today because of Storm Dennis?

                  1. Eat my goal!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Nope

                  2. Amey
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    I hope first game goes ON. Need a haul from Sonny

                  3. IRBOX ⚽
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    No chance

                  4. FPL Pillars
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Nope

                  5. Offs!de
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Is there any news from England?

                9. Henning
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Good morning.

                  1.7m and 1ft
                  Any suggestions?

                  Ryan Button
                  TAA VvD Stephens Lundstram Sidibe
                  Salah KDB Son Traore Perez
                  Ings Vardy DCL

                  Thinking of
                  1. DCL to Jimenez
                  or
                  2. Sidibe to Boly

                  1. Pukki Party
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    I like 1

                    1. Henning
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Thanx.

                  2. CONNERS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    In the same boat myself. I'll probably do 1.

                    1. Henning
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Thanx.

                10. Pukki Party
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Best way to get Ings? Or other ideas?

                  McC
                  TAA Aurier Lundstram Fernandez
                  Salah Mane KDB Moura
                  Vardy Deeney

                  4.0 Holgate Cantwell Greenwood 2ft 0.0itb

                  A) Vardy, Deeney to Ings, Tammy/Jimmy
                  B) Deeney, Moura to Ings, Mount/Adama

                  1. IRBOX ⚽
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    B with Traore

                    1. Pukki Party
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Cheers

                11. FPL Pillars
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Haunt sellers ?

                  I had two FT when Mane got injured so did..

                  Mane & Kiko out
                  To Son and Robbo

                  Mane & Kiko total points = 5
                  Son and Robbo = 23 (with Son STILL to play Villa)

                12. Notorjus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  I used to use hotmail for fpl (6 seasons) then swithched to my gmail account 4 seasons ago, is there a way to merge the accounts so that I get my full history?

                  1. Nightcrawler
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      No.. different fpl accounts

                  2. Eat my goal!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Surely city focus on the CL now - drop kun?

                    1. Miguel Sanchez
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      But he needs an in form Aguero and he needs games to get form.

                      1. Nightcrawler
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          Aguero is already in form

                      2. Nightcrawler
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          Yes and jow that they cant qualify through the league winning ucl is the only way to qualify!!

                          1. Eat my goal!
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            A ban is a ban - would be interesting to see last years champions excluded tho

                          2. PlumaPiedra
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            What? Winning it doesn't cancel their ban.

                        • Syd.
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          They have appealed the decision so unless there is a speedy outcome they will be in the CL next season

                      3. Miguel Sanchez
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Best move?

                        A) Aguero (lei) to DCL (ars)
                        B) Mahrez (lei) to Richarlison (ars)
                        C) save FT

                        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          c definitely

                      4. fcsaltyballs
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Henderson
                        TAA VVD Lundstram
                        Salah(c) KDB Grealish Traore
                        Vardy Ings DCL

                        McGovern Dunk Soyuncu Dendoncker

                        1 FT, 3.9 ITB

                        1. DCL >> Jimenez
                        2. Vardy >> Jimenez
                        3. Other?
                        4. Save FT

                        Thanks all

                        1. JT11fc
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          4.

                        2. Lindelol
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          Same problem don’t know what to do

                          1. fcsaltyballs
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            Think I’m going to stick to the original plan mate

                        3. Peteex
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          1 or 4

                      5. Ajax Hamsterdam
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        sell dcl or vardy for ings ?

                        or keep both ?

                        thanks a lot

                        1. Miguel Sanchez
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          Vardy if any but would save personally.

                          I think any combo of Vardy, Jimenez, DCL and Ings is the best combination of form, fixtures and value

                          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            thanks Miguel. just feel i m missing on ings goals and his next 4 fixtures are gold. cheers

                            1. Miguel Sanchez
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 14 days ago

                              Is your front three Vardy, DCL and Jimenez?

                              1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                                • 5 Years
                                1 month, 14 days ago

                                vardy dcl and auba. thanks

                                1. Miguel Sanchez
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 14 days ago

                                  Monitor Auba carefully today. Check his average position and number of chances.

                                  1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                                    • 5 Years
                                    1 month, 14 days ago

                                    Thanks a lot Miguel

                      6. FDMS All Starz
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Which one for next week?

                        A) Lundstram (Cathcart 1st bench)

                        B) Robertson (-4)

                        1. Miguel Sanchez
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          B

                      7. That Posh Bloke
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        What’s all this GW 28 hand wringing about? Or will there be more teams missing than in the ticker?

                        1. Miguel Sanchez
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          Just those four

                          Nor Ars
                          Shu Avl

                          1. Miguel Sanchez
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            Mci not Nor

                          2. That Posh Bloke
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            Missing or playing?

                            1. Miguel Sanchez
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 14 days ago

                              Missing

                              1. That Posh Bloke
                                • 2 Years
                                1 month, 14 days ago

                                Cheers. Not as bad as everyone is making out then

                      8. Goooo Rickie
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Anyone think this is move is worth it for GW27...

                        Aurier > VVD
                        Aguero > Jimenez (-4)

                        Im assuming Aguero either doesn't play the Leicester game or has very limited minutes. Also blanks the week after.

                        1. JT11fc
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          Good looking moves at this stage

                          1. Goooo Rickie
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            1 month, 14 days ago

                            Cheers mate

                      9. The Fantasy Doctor
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Anyone considering free transfers for GW28 and GW31 blanks (field maybe around seven that week if no Liverpool). Then big season finish with FH, WC and BB in double GW at the end of season.

                        1. Goooo Rickie
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          That's my plan. Build for GW 31

                        2. Do I Not Like Orange
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          Yep

                      10. FOO FIGHTER
                          1 month, 14 days ago

                          If I did not have VVD and TAA this GW my rank would have been shredded to pieces. 29 points so far this week which is really sh*te, exactly the average this GW but at least I have still held onto a spot in the top 100k after Salah blanked and I capped him. It happens.

                          I was going to get Mane in dropping VVD but looking at it, double Pool defence at this point is more chance of guaranteed points on a regular basis with cleanies and attacking returns compared to having Mane and Salah taking turns to haul.

                          I would also have to bring in Mane for KDB which is bound to come back and bite. Of course he is blanking GW28 but if I can field 11 starters for the blank then I would rather bench KDB instead of shifting him out for one GW and having to get him back again for the following GW.