Scout Notes

Organised Palace defence stops Watford replicating Liverpool display

Crystal Palace 1-0 Watford

  • Goals: Jordan Ayew (£5.1m)
  • Assists: James McArthur (£5.2m)
  • Bonus Points: Vicente Guaita x3 (£5.1m), Scott Dann x2 (£4.3m), Ayew x1

Crystal Palace’s run of clean sheets continued to a third successive game as they emerged 1-0 winners over Watford on Saturday afternoon.

The Eagles held off a spirited Hornets side in the opening period before going ahead and surviving what descended into something of a scrappy encounter in the second.

That goal, which proved to be the winner, was scored by budget forward Jordan Ayew (£5.1m), who now has attacking returns in each of Palace’s last three matches.

With some consistency building for the former Swansea City man, he might even be in time to convince Fantasy managers he is worth owning for Blank Gameweek 31, considering Liverpool’s recent defensive problems.

Ayew looks set to hold down his place in the Crystal Palace team based purely on form, although competition for the centre-forward role has been recently decreased by a long-term injury to Cenk Tosun (£5.7m).

“We signed (Ayew) in the summer, but we paid money to loan him last season, and he has shown his worth. I think he has got stronger, and we saw signs last season, but I am delighted for him.” – Roy Hodgson

Ayew looks more likely to warrant investment in the next few weeks than Palace’s defence, even if it has performed well.

The Eagles do have Bournemouth (away) and Burnley (home) in two of the next three Gameweeks but they must also face Liverpool (away), Leicester (away) and Chelsea (home) in their next five.

It will still be interesting to see how Palace do in that spell though, as, since Scott Dann (£4.3m) was installed as Gary Cahill‘s (£4.4m) centre-back partner in Gameweek 27, they are yet to concede.

This match will have also served as another scouting opportunity for Watford assets ahead of their involvement in Blank Gameweek 31, an away trip to Burnley.

However, the Hornets were unable to build on that hugely impressive win over Liverpool and were unable to carve open too many clear cut chances against a well-organised Palace defence.

“We played against a side which is happy to defend with a bit of depth, it’s never an easy game coming here and our quality with the final pass sometimes was the problem. Our set-play delivery, when we had opportunities, later on, that was something we needed to be better at.” – Nigel Pearson

Not surprisingly, Ismaïla Sarr (£6.3m) was the driving force for Watford, used as the main outlet for attacks but on this occasion, he was not afforded as much space as he was against Liverpool.

While the Senegalese international’s delivery was very good, Cahill and Dann had the defence organised well enough to crowd out the intended targets.

Meanwhile, it was clear that Watford were lacking the drive and penetration of Gerard Deulofeu (£6.1m) on the left-hand side, Roberto Pereyra (£5.6m) unable to replicate the Spaniard’s abilities. That, in turn, had something of an adverse effect on Sarr, as Watford’s play became more focussed through him, they were arguably more predictable.

That said, there was enough spirit shown by Nigel Pearson’s men in the early stage of the game to warrant continued inclusion in Fantasy squads, especially with that Blank Gameweek 31 fixture coming up.

“We’ve had good spells of pressure and haven’t made the most of it, but we’ll bounce back because our players here are honest and committed. I think we played pretty well, and it was a missed opportunity in many ways today because of our inability to be decisive in front of goal. I thought we played pretty well and had chances in the first half, in particular, to go ahead.” – Nigel Pearson

Meanwhile, despite failing to keep a clean sheet, Watford did do a relatively decent job of keeping Crystal Palace quiet.

As already mentioned, this was a tight and scrappy game, which probably suited the defences of each team.

With Leicester struggling in attack of late, this performance might indicate that defensive returns against the Foxes are hardly off the cards, especially considering that Watford have the joint-highest number of home clean sheets this season.

Crystal Palace XI (4-3-3): Guaita; Ward, Dann, Cahill, van Aanholt; McCarthy, McArthur (Milivojevic 70′), Kouyaté; Zaha, Benteke, Ayew.

Watford XI (4-2-3-1): Foster; Masina, Cathcart, Kabasele, Femenía; Hughes (A Gray 84′), Capoue, Pereyra (Pussetto 74′), Doucouré, Sarr; Deeney (Welbeck 74′).

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624 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Daniel Jebbison
    • 12 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Any early speculations about KDB?

    1. ZeBestee
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      I think he has a good chance to start imo.

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      My speculation- based on nothing but a gut feeling and knowing what a tricky character Pep is- is that KDB will start the game

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        I think he won't play.

        I thought maybe someone ITK from twitter or the full squad for the game to be revealed ahead of time?

        I know some lads will say to wait, however i am impatient 😉

      2. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        This, esp. given the importance and competitive nature of the fixture.

    3. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Before the reverse fixture OGS lied about Martial injury and played him, United won.

      Wouldnt be surprised if Pep was going to give Ole bit of his own medicine.

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        His body language wasn't like that on the press. he obviously was upset when asked to talk about KDB injury status.

        1. thegaffer82
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 4 months ago

          So Pep can add 'acting' to the list of things that he's pretty bloody good at then 😉

  2. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Ayew a decent enabler? Also plays GW31.

    1. ZeBestee
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      On form but rarely hauls. For free yep.

    2. ItOnlyTook9Years
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      I think so, can't expect much but he does keep scoring

  3. Slitherene
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Team after 2 hits over the next 2 GW's

    Pope
    Robertson PvA Saiss
    Mane Salah McNeil Doncker
    Deeney Jimenez

    Or should I just FH, to get this team?

    Pope
    TAA Boly Doherty
    Mane Salah McNeil Alli
    Deeney Jimenez Wood

    1. King Kohli
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      I wouldn't FH if I could get that team

    2. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      I'm in practically the same situation, see post below

  4. tibollom
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    thinking of keeping my FT for after 31, should I roll FT this week and do 2 next week?

    Current team
    Hendo McCarthy
    TAA Dunk Rico Cathcart Lascelles
    Salah KDB Bruno Doucou Cantwell
    Ings Jim Auba

  5. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Anyone else got Alonso? Hope he bangs today

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Me!

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Nice, I finally took Lunds out 🙁
        But for Alonso im not too upset, I think I saw someone say the other day Alonso got a brace or something vs Everton last season? Something like that

    2. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Red card time

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        NO 🙁

    3. Greasy Grealish Gang
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Oh yes! Let's get in

    4. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Just seen squad, he’s in a back 4. Slightly dampens his appeal now (was gonna get him next week).

  6. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Which transfer plan looks better?

    Plan A:
    Gw 30: Save
    Gw 31: Traore + Auba + Gomez > Mane + DCL/Deeney + Boly(-4)

    Plan B:
    Gw 30: Save
    Gw 31: Gomez + Traore > Doherty + Sarr

    Hendo
    TAA - Gomez - Egan
    Salah - KDB - Bruno - Traore
    Auba - Jimenez - Jota

    (Pope - Basham - Cantwell - Taylor)

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      B

      1. King Kohli
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Not tempted to get Mane?

    2. Slitherene
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Save.
      Egan, KdB, Traore to Doherty, Sarr, McNeil to play 11 in BGW

      1. King Kohli
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Not sure about double Pool defence anymore.
        Mane looks to be in great form and can get Wood if I go with plan A

    3. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Don't sell Gomez, concentrate on fielding more players in gw31, maybe get 2 of Sarr/Doherty/alli/jota

      1. King Kohli
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Would love to get Doherty but it means not being able to afford Mane.

    4. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Why would u transfer DCL in gw31 for a blank

      1. King Kohli
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Can get Wood or Deeney.

  7. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    I know it's ahead of time, but give me your thoughts
    I can field 8 players in gw31, and I still have FH, WC, BB.

    WWYD in **GW 31**:

    A) take 1 hit to field these 9 players (suggestions of alternate players are welcome):
    Taylor, Taa, Saiis
    Mane, Salah, Alli, Sarr
    Jota. Jimmy
    B) A + take additional hit to add Tatanga to the bunch (fielding 10 players)
    C) Apply FH, play the best 11 (No hits taken and able to field 11)
    D) Save FH, don't take hits, just play 8 players and lose 1 of Alli/Sarr/Jota

    With options A,B,D I can use FH in gw34, WC in 35/36, BB in 37 but I won't be able to field 11 players on gw31

    -------
    This is my team right now btw:
    Mccarthy, button
    Taylor, taa, frrnandez, Saiis, egan
    Kdb,mane, salah, perez, grealiah
    Ings, greenwood, jimmy

    Your thoughts ?

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Fix your front 3.

      1. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        what do you suggest?

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 4 months ago

          You need to decide losing one of Salah Mane or KDB.

          Tough, personally I would keep Mane and Salah.

          Then you can get an Alonso or Doherty as well plus 2 plaing GK's for bench boost.

          Of course it also depends how much value you have tied up with KDB.

    2. Greasy Grealish Gang
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      In the same boat. I feel like compromising. 1 or 2 hits and fielding 7 or 8 players. Browsing for advice here as well.

    3. Slitherene
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      What would your transfers look like after a hit?

  8. Greasy Grealish Gang
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Any nice people on here willing to help this poor soul? Would this be enough to survive week 31? Prefer to hold onto my FH. WC already played.

    Pope
    Doherty - TAA
    Salah - Mané - Alli
    Jiminez

    -4 and otherwise a solid team from GW 32 onwards. Only player ahead of me in the mini league will have max 1 player more unless he uses FH.

    1. Daniel Jebbison
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Looks solid for me

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Save

    3. ZeBestee
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Enough. Having Mane and Salah is always a plus.

      1. Greasy Grealish Gang
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 4 months ago

        I know it's expensive and can be a headache when it comes to captaincy, but as a fan I've been building my team's the last couple of seasons around those 2.

    4. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Salah or Mane (c)?

      1. Greasy Grealish Gang
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Salah probs. Depends on form until then.

    5. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Save, since you already played your wc, FH might be more important on gw34/37

    6. Greasy Grealish Gang
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Thanks for the feedback lads! Much appreciated!

  9. BNMC
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 4 months ago

    I'd be tempted to captain a Wolves player over Salah in the BGW.

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Salah's EO GW31...

      1. BNMC
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Liverpool's record vs. Palace...

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 4 months ago

          I would not go against the masses.

    2. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Posted a couple of days ago about Doherty (c). Will be worth keeping an eye on Wolves since they looked quite poor yesterday and that was after a weeks' rest, might not be in the best shape after 2 legs against olympiakos

  10. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Deeney or Wood? Only 1 hit required for the team below

    Pope
    TAA Saiss Rico
    Salah Mane Sarr
    Jimi Deeney/Wood Jota

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      This is BGW31

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Deeney

    2. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Think Rico has a chance to start?

  11. Ed
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    What's the general consensus on chip use? Still have WC, BB & FH.

    Don't want to use any on gwk 31 as will already have 3 pool and wolves.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      WC 32/33
      BB 34
      FH 37

      Or

      FH DGW34 (try for 11 DGWers or thereabouts)
      WC 35/36
      BB DGW37

      Probably the second one is best as the DGW37 will involve more teams, so should be better for BB

      1. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 4 months ago

        More teams in GW37, but potentially more rotation.

        Prefer the first option, not a fan of a late WC as less weeks to enjoy benefits.

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Shame RIP

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Rest in Peace.

    3. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Sad when someone sees no other way.RIP

      1. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Look out for each other and ourselves lads and ladies. And if you know someone suffering from depression suddenly in jubilant form you need to intervene. Can be a sign they know their torment will end soon.

    4. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Thought this was KDB news at first. Perspective indeed

  12. YoungPretender
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Pope
    TAA Boly
    Alli Traore Salah Sarr
    Wood Jota

    Good enough for 31? Would be taking a -8 to get there.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Looks fairly week considering it's for a -8 too.

      I'd probably just take no hits and play my FH

  13. PP6
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Ings,Henderson,Fleck ➡️ Wood,Sarr,Pope =-4

    Not this week,in GW 31

    1. YoungPretender
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Yep

      1. PP6
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Thanks

  14. McSauce
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Any chance Kelly & Rico get themselves back into their sides before GW31. I would have 8 before next 2 weeks of subs if they played so would be in good shape just using 1FT each week for GW31 players.

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Prob not for Kelly, 3 CS in a row.

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Kelly has next to no chance as CPL defence has improved a lot without him in it.

      Rico is harder to judge - but you won't be able to rely on him starting one way or the other

    3. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Always a chance, but they both seem to be solid 2nd choice at the moment

  15. KneejerkJoe
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    What players to Get with gw31 in mind?
    A) Wilson Alli
    B) Wilson Antonio
    C) Wood Alli
    D) Wood Antonio
    E*) Alli Antonio

    *If E KDB leaves squad instead of Aguero.

    1. YoungPretender
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      C

    2. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Not wilson

    3. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      D

    4. Soto Ayam
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      C or E

  16. germanyozil10
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    When will Jonny come back?
    Wanna try Vinagne

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Saiss?

    2. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Exactly same boat - 0.2mill short for Saiss

  17. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    I should know this but if I have two free transfers going into 31 but I free hit. Will I still have 2 for 32 or just back to 1 transfer?

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      1

      1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Cheers

    2. Bergkamps second touch
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      I'm pretty sure you'll have 2 still, they always carry over and never go above 2

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Wrong. You always have 1 FT the week after a FH.

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 4 months ago

          And you get back your team from the previous GW.

          Important info...

    3. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Back to 1ft after both FH and WC.

  18. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Just got in Wood for Ings, my team is now feeling punty as hell :/

    Henderson
    TAA - Alonso - Boly
    KDB - Sarr - Grealish - Perez - (S)alah
    Wood - Jesus
    Foster, Lascelles, Taylor, Deulofeu

    I coulda done Deul to Wood but decided to chop Ings instead, in the hope that;
    - Deulo fit for 31
    - Ings will blank vs Norwich
    - Wood will score vs City when everyone else is waiting another week to jump on him.

    I think my team will be ok for 31, if Deulo isnt fit will do Deulo>Cilson

    So in 31 I will have 8:
    Foster
    Taylor - Boly - TAA
    (S)alah - Sarr
    Wood - Deulo or Cilson

    Could get another Pool possibily or a Wolf

    1. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Deulofeu? Have you seen his injury? He's out for couple months if I'm not mistaken, Pearson mentioned 5 or 6.

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        I live in hope lol, im not expecting him back tbh. Just would rather avoid benching Ings or Wood this week

  19. Gringo Kid
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Foster
    Taylor, TAA, Boly, PVA
    Salah, Traore
    Firmino, Jimenez

    Nine players I already have and two more free transfers before GW 31

    Who would you go there

    Alli and Wood, or some better moves in your opinion?

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Get Wood probably, decent shout regardless of 31

  20. Cahill
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Guaita should be renamed ;Goaita...legend

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Guitar Hero

  21. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Presently got 7 players in week 37. Planning on -8 over next 2 weeks to add
    C Taylor
    Sarr (Antonio or McNeil)
    Wood

    Worth taking - 8 (-4 in 30 and -4 in 31) to get full 11?

    Pope
    TAA Boly
    Salah Mané
    Jota Jiménez

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      No. Go with 9. Plenty will hit for GW31 and more hits in 32 to get a team not as focussed on 8 teams. Less hits could be as useful as too many and leave you plenty of DGWers you don't need to transfer in.

  22. thegaffer82
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    As someone who would only have:

    Salah, TAA & Jiminez - plus Traore (injury prob), Rico (dropped), Donker (waste of space) it's an extremely easy decision to play my FH in 31.

    So, it makes me happy to see so many managers asking if there team with 6,7 or 8 players is good enough for 31 after taking a 4/8/12 point hit.

    Yes, lads, it's fine. You'll be shooting up the rankings! Trust me 😉

    (In all honesty, the BGW will be another damp squib and I'll probably get about 30 points with my FH team like happened last year)

    1. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Agree that FH is right for you but the realism is important too, look at the average scores for BGW 18 and 28 and that's what 31 will be

      1. thegaffer82
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Yeah - I acknowledged that in brackets at the end.

        My post was tongue in cheek.

        I'm fully expecting a low scoring week - but there's always hope until it happens

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      You'll have a rake of DGWers too. I'm still undecided. Possibly can have 9. Still think a freehit will be better for a DGW, but picking a good FH team, regardless of GW, is easier said than done.

      1. thegaffer82
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        I think picking my FH side is going to be really easy. Bar one or two spots, I already know my team for that week

  23. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Ings poll, do you think Ings can get a return vs Norwich? I dont, so I gave him the chop for Wood already.
    You'd think Ings having Norwich and Wood having City is an obvious choice, but I dont think this is how fantasy works, the opposite normally happens.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      I don't think Ings will score v's Norwich. But nor do I think Wood will score v's City either.

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        Fair, a realisitic view.

    2. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      If I bring Wood in he's going on the bench.

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        I think Wood can score vs City, my gut says it at least

    3. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Might get Cathcart for Digne in GW30. Decide then on 2 more for GW31. Wood and amcNeill are up that list, possibly Antonio and keeping a bit of an eye on Haller who surely will take some chances, eventually!

    4. Nomar
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Gave him the chop for Wood.

      Pun so sadly missed by so many!

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 4 months ago

        LOL

  24. as33
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Hope Bilva will start 🙂

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      As a Utd fan, I hope he doesn't. He's a cracking player, he really is. Bags of quality coupled with tremendous effort and stamina levels

  25. anish10
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    McCarthy > Pope?

    Currently don't have a playing keeper for 31

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Whos your other keeper? If you still have bench boost available and no WC, you might want to upgrade your non-playing keeper to Pope in anticipation of BB further down the line. Depends tho on what chips you got and money etc

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Keeperless? Plenty will have only 9 players, keeper prob a better pick to go without.

  26. Do I Not Like Orange
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Already have 3 each of Pool/Wolves, and willing to take a hit to add up to 3 more for 31. Which 3 players would you prioritise?

    1. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Burnley def/gk

      Sarr

      Antonio/Wood/Deeney

    2. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      I would try to get Sarr/Doucoure, Antonio/Bowen and Wood, Burnley's def not inspiring for me, I wouldn't prioritise them, especially for a hit.

  27. manu4life99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    A) Sarr
    B) Antonio

    1) Wood
    2) Deeney

    1. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      a 2

    2. Nomar
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      B
      1

  28. kamdaraji
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    KDB goal!

    1. Nomar
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Ban incoming...

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      Well, that's going to be embarrassing for KDB when he realises that the game doesn't kick off for another 4 hours. And the 'goalkeeper' he just beat was actually the groundsman

  29. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 months ago

    Best option here folks?? Both leave me with able to get Mané for gw31 in one move!!
    A- Doherty, Doucouré, Deeney
    Or
    B- Doherty, Sarr, Wood

    1. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 months ago

      B