Scout Notes

A rare off-day for Calvert-Lewin but Everton defence in poor form for Liverpool test

Chelsea 4-0 Everton

  • Goals: Mason Mount (£6.1m), Pedro (£6.8m), Willian (£6.9m), Olivier Giroud (£6.5m)
  • Assists: Pedro, Ross Barkley (£5.6m) x2, Willian
  • Bonus: Barkley x3, Willian x2, Pedro x1

For the value that they have provided Fantasy managers this season, we can forgive Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£6.4m) and Richarlison (£8.3m) for their blanks at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Apart from a glorious one-on-one opportunity that Calvert-Lewin screwed wide after 25 minutes, Everton never really looked like scoring in west London.

The Toffees had a miserable three efforts on goal all afternoon, with only one of them, an ambitious Richarlison attempt from distance, forcing returning goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga (£5.4m) into action.

The strangely subdued visitors were quite simply second-best for the majority of the game, with Chelsea looking the hungrier and sharper on and off the ball and fully meriting the margin of victory.

As proven at Vicarage Road in Gameweek 28, even a juggernaut like Liverpool can have an off-day, and there will no doubt be a reaction from Carlo Ancelotti’s troops in the Merseyside derby next Monday.

However, there are legitimate concerns about Everton’s defence even when they are at their competitive best at the other end of the pitch.

Since Ancelotti took charge, only three teams have conceded more Premier League goals than the Toffees (17) and kept fewer clean sheets (two).

Granted, most of the goal concessions have been on the road and Everton enjoy home advantage against their cross-city rivals in Gameweek 30.

But Ancelotti’s side haven’t recorded a shut-out home or away in two months and have shipped an average of two goals per match since then.

The Italian’s preference for a 4-4-2 does occasionally leave Everton looking exposed in the middle of the park, particularly when they are currently without a true anchor in the Idrissa Gueye mould, and they completely lost the midfield battle at Chelsea on Sunday.

With the influential Jordan Henderson (£5.3m) expected back for the Merseyside derby, that could well be a key battleground at Goodison Park.

Right-back is also a problem position at the moment, especially with Seamus Coleman (£5.3m) out.

Djibril Sidibe‘s (£5.1m) attacking attributes have attracted a fair bit of Fantasy interest this season but he looks less comfortable going the other way and he had a truly dreadful game on Sunday, with Pedro (£6.8m) having a whale of a time down the Chelsea left.

Since Ancelotti took charge, only Bournemouth have allowed more chances from their right flank than the Toffees. That’s something that Andrew Robertson (£7.0m) and co may find to their advantage in Gameweek 30 but it wouldn’t be a huge shock if the Everton boss was making other arrangements after Sidibe’s horror show, perhaps by shifting Mason Holgate (£4.4m) out to right-back or by deploying an extra centre-half.

Ancelotti said after full-time:

It’s very disappointing. This is the first time I was so sad for the performance of the team. Everything was wrong. We were not good defensively, lost a lot of duels, were not compact and did a lot of mistakes.

Mason Mount (£6.1m) had already gone close to scoring before he found the back of the net, with Jordan Pickford (£5.3m) denying the England midfielder from ten yards early on after a superb pick out from Willian (£6.9m).

There were to be no heroics from Pickford soon after, however, with Mount turning and firing past the Everton goalkeeper after fine work from Pedro.

The Spaniard then got on the scoresheet himself, collecting Ross Barkley‘s (£5.6m) pass and sprinting clear of the visitors’ backline to double Chelsea’s lead.

Willian and Oliver Giroud (£6.5m) both went close in the first half before the Brazilian effectively killed the game after 50 minutes, arrowing a 25-yard effort beyond Pickford after being teed up by the busy Barkley.

Willian then turned provider for Chelsea’s final goal, sending over the cross that Giroud poked in from close range.

Further chances came and went but the introductions of teenagers Faustino Anjorin and Armando Broja (both £4.5m) late on, plus the experimental deployment of substitute Reece James (£5.0m) in midfield, was a clear indication that the game had ceased to become a contest long before full-time.

Chelsea enjoy some excellent fixtures before and after Blank Gameweek 31 and their two most-recent displays against Liverpool and Everton in cup and league have certainly caught the eye.

How best to tap into their attack is a big dilemma, however.

Pedro, Willian and Barkley all excelled in delivering double-digit hauls but Chelsea’s midfield is bloated and we still have N’Golo Kante (£5.0m), Mateo Kovacic (£5.3m), Jorginho (£4.9m), Christian Pulisic (£6.9m), Callum Hudson-Odoi (£5.3m) and Ruben Loftus-Cheek (£6.3m) to return in the not-so-distant future, to add to the competition for places.

Billy Gilmour‘s (£4.5m) fine display in the holding midfield role on Sunday will also give his manager a welcome headache.

Speaking after the match, Frank Lampard said:

You will always need your squad through the year. We have a lot of injuries but the only way to tackle that is to work and fight and play at a high intensity with energy and to trust in each other.

Kepa has been out of the team and showed character and he has come in for two clean sheets and made saves, and had a brave moment at the end of this game. Ross Barkley and Marcos Alonso have come back in and that is what we need.

It does not matter if you are four months from the end of your contract or out the team for a month, you have to train every day full pelt, be a brilliant teammate and when you come in you have to try to contribute.

Giroud would seem to have the upper hand in attack, meanwhile, although Tammy Abraham (£7.5m) is expected back towards the end of March.

The Chelsea boss said of the France international after full-time:

We had Olly playing well. He is selfless and then you must have runners and energy around him to make the most of it. And stick balls in the box like we did for his goal. He is a personality and we need that.

One of the more secure starters in Lampard’s starting XI, Mount, was withdrawn shortly before the hour-mark on Sunday and appeared to be feeling his hamstring before heading straight down the tunnel after his substitution.

James’ benching was a reminder that we’re never truly sure about which defenders Lampard will pick on a week-to-week basis, although the versatile Cesar Azpilicueta (£5.8m) did start his 15th league match in a row.

There was also another run-out for Marcos Alonso (£6.1m) but, in a back four rather than a wing-back system, he wasn’t quite the attacking menace he had been in previous weeks.


Chelsea XI (4-3-3): Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Zouma, Alonso; Barkley, Gilmour, Mount (James 60′); Willian (Anjorin 71′), Giroud (Broja 86′), Pedro.

Everton XI (4-4-2): Pickford; Sidibe, Keane, Holgate, Digne; Bernard (Walcott 46′), Gomes, Davies (Kean 58′), Sigurdsson; Calvert-Lewin (Gordon 76′), Richarlison.

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  1. rainy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Price Changes - 10th March 2020

    🔺  B.Fernandes (8.5)

    🔻  De Bruyne (10.6), Holgate (4.3), Woods (3.9)

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Feel like giving up 🙁 at least I got Bruno at the start but I removed Sarr who hauled weeks later :/ this season sucks so hard

      1. wulfranian
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        It's a bad and boring season but you must not crying.Learn from your mistakes and move on.9 games still left with double gameweeks.Everything is possible.

      2. fcsaltyballs
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        whats your rank sir, there is still time to turn it around

    2. panda07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Chris Woods is a bargain now, especially with the blank GW coming up.

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 23 days ago

        That's Sam woods

      2. Uncle Gamst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        From Palace. He has joined Joined Hamilton on loan

    3. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      cheers

    4. waldo666
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Cheers Rainy.

    5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Martial drops - scores following GW
      Vardy drops twice - braces following GW

      KDB drops... haul vs Burnley?? Or rested for Madrid...

      1. Hernandez Lynam
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Definite haul in 60 mins. Needs minutes before Madrid

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Lundstram another who drops & promptly rediscovers his scoring touch this week

    6. TakingTheMkhi
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Bruno rising at a crazy rate. Feels bad not to have him. But...must not do early transfers 🙂

  2. davies
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Can I wait to get Bruno/Martial until GW32?

    1. Greek Freak
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Are you free hitting GW31?

      1. davies
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Nah

        1. Greek Freak
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I don't think it makes sense then, would probably result in hits down the line.

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Only GW30 left.

      1. davies
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Fernandes (tot) + 1FT vs Richarlison/Alli (LIV, WHU)

  3. Colgz
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Is 10 players and a -4 worth it for BGW31??

    Cheers

    1. Hernandez Lynam
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      No need to -4

      1. Colgz
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Nice 1!

  4. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Really needed that Vardy (c) brace

    Couple of Maddison assists would have been nice mind you

    1. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Leonidas,i had him since gw13 and sold him for Auba.This is fpl!

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Vardy decided to come back with his shield rather than on it for one GW

  5. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Went to sleep after seeing the line ups last night

    Woke up to 30 poibts from vardy and barnes. Lovely stuff

    1. BNMC
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Same here.

    2. Differential (c)
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Ah well, the LEI hauls giving me a slight red arrow.
      Still 5 DGW assets left, so optimistic of my chances of a decent green.

    3. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Any suggestions for this team? 1ft, 0.1m itb. FH, WC and BB left. Thanks.

      McCarthy
      Taa Doherty Stevens
      Salah kdb Bruno grealish
      Auba Jimmy ings

      Button soy dunk dendo

      1. waldo666
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Grealish to Sarr

        1. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I should probably get in a third pool player. Any suggestions who and how?

          1. waldo666
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            I missed that tbh. Mane would be the ideal but if you're like me you can't afford the double without significant surgery. No real straight swaps for a defender either really.

            Might be best to save FT and see what you can do with 2 next week.

            1. Disturbed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Auba kdb > mane wood too drastic? Cheers bud

              1. waldo666
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Looks very drastic on paper! But when taking into account the question mark over KDB's fitness it could work out wonderfully.

                If it were me I would probably be a bit more conservative and keep KDB, still ship Auba (maybe still Wood) and then get Robbo/VVD for Dunk.

                1. Disturbed
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Cheers bud. Helpful as always

    4. BNMC
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Vardy cost me 70k places...

        1. Holmes
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          He also allowed to improve your rank in previous weeks...

      • screamer73
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Barnes first on bench 🙁 Do you guys think KDB will play against Arsenal?

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I'm 100% he will

        2. Joburger
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I do which is why I kept him this week. I doubt he will play the whole 90 though.

        3. jtreble
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Yes. Sorry.

      • Mweene
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Wow I just woke up to 25 more points from Kasper and Barnes. Was not expecting that...

      • I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Pope
        TAA, VvD, Lundstram
        Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Barnes
        Aubameyang, Jimenez, Jota

        Button; Soyuncu, Dendoncker, Rico.

        1 FT 0.1 ITB

        Easy save?

      • Jamb0
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Sure I wasn’t the only one who has held Vardy this whole time only to be tempted by the DGW Aubameyang.. typical FPL!

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Always felt when considering Vardy’s points drought that it was important to look deeper than the scores

          He had a goal & assist disallowed vs Southampton, missed a penalty vs burnley, went off injured vs west ham, in the Chelsea game he had a 1:1 saved by Big Willy plus Barnes wasted a certain assist, was worryingly anonymous vs Wolves tbf - (albeit through lack of service) but then shot back off the post vs Man City, and missed the Norwich game with injury

          The guy had far too much going for him not to be amongst the goals again sooner rather than later - Ndidi back is huge though - hope they both settle down & STAY FIT for the run in now

          Vardy’s double looks an enticing TC shout regardless of who the other fixture is against

          1. Jamb0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Agree with you 100% that’s why I held him all along, I knew he was capable of this - he’s one of the most explosive in the game after all!
            Just gutted that I switched him now after missing out on Aubameyangs form and Vardys haul this week.. that’s how it goes i guess!

            1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Could yet be ok for you - Auba could score v city easily enough

        2. jimmyabs1987
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Yes this was particularly upsetting

        3. thomashl
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          I was going to write this but you did it for me. Annoyed that I went with the hype and Auba - he’s never been a good player to own for me. Should’ve seen that this was a banana peel match for impotent arsenal

      • jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Vardy + Mane(C) + Mount to Auba + Mahrez(C) + Pepe (-8)
        What a pukefest!

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          44 point swing... gulp!

          1. Holmes
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Hopefully half of that 44pts will be recovered in second half of DGW.

        2. Fitzy.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          That could win this week’s rough with the smooth 😯

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            sincerely hope nobody made worse moves 🙁

        3. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Sweet Baby Jesus 🙁

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Yup, knew well the risks mate but bloody hell got crucified!

        4. Chandler Bing
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I almost hit FH too (Would've removed Vardy, Doherty and McCarthy).

          Luckily went with the gut feeling that Arsenal just can't be trusted (At least not to triple up) and Pep rotation was bound to make me scratch my head especially with the only nailed on outfield player already at risk with injury.

        5. Buzzedagain
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I thought mine were bad...Vardy and Barnes to Saka and Auba...minus 4...Its just been that kind of season, nothing seems to work, honestly think I’d be better off ghost shopping it.

        6. Manani
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          ouch. let's hope a goal fest the next game to ease some of the pain

      • YoungPretender
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I had planned prior to the game last night to do Barnes > Sarr, in preparation for GW31. Feels so wrong to move him on after a 19 point haul though! Still the right move?

        1. Holmes
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Sideways you can say, do that next week

        2. Chandler Bing
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Save FT and do it in GW 31.

          1. YoungPretender
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Hmmm, I have to do either one of these transfers this GW, which one?

            A) Barnes > Sarr
            B) Ings > Jota/Wood
            C) Vardy > Wood/Jota

            Leaning towards A

      • Manani
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Ings > Jimenez
        or
        Madison > Sarr
        or both?

        1. Chandler Bing
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Both if for FT. Otherwise, Maddison first.

          1. Manani
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            thinking Ings > Jimenez can wait 1 more week?
            I want to save FT so I have more flexibility next week for my FT

            1. Chandler Bing
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              I would say so. I personally removed Ings for Jota this week but his fixture isn't that shabby to force a move. You've already taken the drop too so just see to it for another GW.

              Maddison on the other hand is nowhere close to FPL points these days so I'd
              definitely prioritise taking him out.

      • HurriKane
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Who do you prefer more for next 2 gws? (Traore Replacement)

        A) Bruno (tot blank)

        B) Sarr (LEI bur)

        (btw even if i chose B have money to bring in Bruno for Barnes in gw32)

        1. Holmes
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          A.

          Then Barnes to Sarr next week

          1. HurriKane
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            If i chose B i can do Ings to Jota in gw31 for free. otherwise have to take a hit

            So its basically in gw31

            A) Bruno (blank) Sarr Jota (-4 pts)

            B) Sarr Jota + Get Bruno in gw32

            1. Holmes
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Sarr makes sense then

            2. Chandler Bing
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              In that case, I'd do B especially if you have the leeway of price rises for Bruno.

              I'm in a similar predicament as you btw. Bringing in Jota for Ings this week then Wood for Vardy for the blank followed by Barnes to Bruno in GW 32.

              1. HurriKane
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Yh problem is have to play the price rises perfectly.

                Another Traore and Ings drop + another price rise from Fernandes and Jota and i will be priced out of the plan

            3. YoungPretender
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              B then, easy

        2. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          B

        3. HurriKane
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Cheers all

        4. Bushwhacker
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Has Sarr shown anything not to be a flash in the pan?

            1. HurriKane
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              What are you talking about. Care to elaborate? Sarr is a great option and here's why

              - Great form:- Sarr has been involved in 9 goals in 12 pl starts (5g 4a)

              - Great fixtures:- ( LEI bur SOT che NOR NEW whu)

              - Plays gw31

              - Great underlying stats. Only Salah and Alli has got more big chances than Sarr since Pearson took over

              - Bargain price of 6.2m

              - Great differential:- owned by only 10.6% in top10k

              - Watford got something to play for in relegation battle. Hence he'll give it all with no room for complacency

        5. Holmes
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Alonso is probably going to kill that Villa's right side. So much space for Barnes and Vardy last night.

          1. Chandler Bing
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Think the same. Was seriously considering a hit but VvD is the only realistically removable player for me (Even for a hit). Would've done it if VvD wasn't playing in GW 31.

          2. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Yeah
            Shame that they have BGW in 31.
            Would have got one attacker from Chelsea for sure

            1. Holmes
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Tempted to play WC and get all attacking defenders 😀

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Hmm
                If i had the WC I'd have done the same.
                Taa Doherty Pereira Alonso.

                Can't get Doherty sadly myself 😕

                1. Holmes
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  Same, Traore is stopping me to get Doherty and Jota

                  1. Amey
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Jota is easy to land for me

        6. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Went to bed at half time yesterday. Owning Perez and Vardy i was sure i'd wake up to 1 point each, now i get Vardy 11 and Lundstram 12 coming from bench.

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Awesome
            Grealish coming on For me as Perez substitute

          2. Bushwhacker
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Dat jam!

          3. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Good to see Vardy scoring goals again. may bring his confidence back now.

            Now the only thing I need is KDB haul vs Arsenal. Would be nice goodbye gift from Kdb. Feel he'll be rotated heavily now especially if City go ahead in UCL

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 23 days ago

              VvD KDB Perez >> Sarr Mane Taylor (-4) is the planned move.

              Hopefully no more price rises/drops till Thursday as i have 0.1m spare only

            2. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              when ever I see a reference to UCL i think it’s some form of mixed martial arts or comedy wrestling 🙂

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Ha ha

          4. SHOWSTOPPERRR
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            For those who did vardy to auba seems to be feeling ouch..but I think auba will come good in the coming weeks..Its Aston villa though..

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Hmm
              Hopefully Vardy has found some scoring form now

              1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                But at least some people remember here when I seek some advice about keeping vardy and bringing in auba by transferring out ings and kdb for -4 but majority suggested to do vardy to auba for free also I was also somewhat fed up with vardy for some time..Got Barnes and soyu though and started them enjoyed their haul..

                1. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  Backing your instincts can prove good and bad.

          5. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Leicester result was a rank killer for non owners ... ugh ...

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 23 days ago

              It really was.
              I'm so gutted that i got Perez instead of Barnes. 17 points swing.
              Would have jumped into 10k easily.

              How many players to go for you ?
              I have Kdb © only

              1. Hotdogs for Tea
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Leno, Pepe, Auba C, Aguero & Gundogan ... expecting the worst now though

                1. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Aguero won't start IMO.
                  Hopefully Auba & Gunda get something for you though. Maybe Lots of save points for Leno.

                  1. Hotdogs for Tea
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    i have sort of given up hope this season, most of my decisions have been based on sound reasoning but luck always seems against me ... but I will fight on 🙂

                    1. Amey
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      GL bro 🙂
                      Hopefully a string of good gw's for you !

              2. La Roja
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Tell me about it. Ayoze would’ve probably got similar points yesterday tbh.

                1. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Definitely !

            2. SHOWSTOPPERRR
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Correction non owners plus Madison owners 🙂

          6. Sturridge Wars
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            All those hoping KDB doesn’t play.

            He trained today and looked 100% fine. Will defs play against arsenal.

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Amen

            2. Najoman86
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              I have the © on KdB. A return against Arsenal would be great

          7. La Roja
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            I blame that freaking coin when it was between Perez and Barnes.

            Not my fault at all

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 23 days ago

              I blame that theory of Perez being better in Vardy absence

            2. HurriKane
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Why would you chose Perez when Barnes underlying stars were better. ?

              Barnes had more shots in past 4 gws for all leicester players

              1. La Roja
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                You’re blaming me and I’m blaming a coin

                Lol

            3. Cahill17
                2 months, 22 days ago

                To be fair to the coin, Barnes had just been benched before many bought him in

            4. pollz
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              Wildcarded and sold Barnes, soy and Vardy.... things looked ok at least last night before the game with vardy benched. Got up this morning to this!? Bahh!

              1. fish&chips
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Awful isn't it. I thought I'd got away with Vardy, Traore -> Auba, Saka despite the blank when I saw the Vardy rumours. Let's hope Auba and Saka can step up on Wednesday night or major red arrows coming my way.

              2. Duffy Dunk
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Such a punishing season.
                ML rivals getting returns from every possible source (out of form & benched Vardy, Mount, even Barkley!)

            5. fish&chips
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              Maddison -> Sarr this week or next? I'm sick of him but don't want to have another Vardy episode on my hands after holding for so long.

              1. KUNingas
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Thinking of doing same move this week as I have 2FTs. With 1FT, I would wait for next week

              2. Amey
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 22 days ago

                I'd do it
                Sarr can have a field day against high line of defence of Leicester

              3. fish&chips
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Thanks both. Might just do it. I'm so sick of Maddison!!

            6. jg7u
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              Thoughts on Barkley as Perez replacement? Going to be playing from now on?

              1. HurriKane
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                barkley transfer waiting to happen. will defo lose his place when jorginho kova returns

                1. Duffy Dunk
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  This

            7. jimmyabs1987
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              Maddison has to go and that was plan anyway for GW 31 but was going to wait until after Watford game

              Who for?

              Sarr? Bowen? Antonio?

              I think West Ham Spurs will be high scoring and can’t see Sarr exploding be Leicester?

              1. BNMC
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  I think Sarr will do alright vs. Leicester, not another 19-pointer but he will certainly have more space to do his thing compared to the Palace game the other day.

                  1. FOO FIGHTER
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Ressurgance of Vardy or was it because of Villa defence?

                      I am keeping Vardy to find out GW30.

                      Just hoping my 6 remaining give me plenty of points in order to take a couple of hits!

                      Need to get rid of Perez...

                      1. FOO FIGHTER
                          2 months, 22 days ago

                          Fail!!!

                    • Holmes
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Looking at Antonio, feels like slightly better fixtures than Sarr.

                  2. The Blackadder
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    % chances of KDB playing any minutes at all on Wednesday?

                    1. BNMC
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        Very high.

                        1. The Blackadder
                          • 7 Years
                          2 months, 22 days ago

                          Well that’s a damn shame with Lundstrum points waiting off the bench!

                      • AicilaXI
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        80%+

                    2. SweepaKeepa
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Barnes-storming in to the Top 100.

                    3. BNMC
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        Anything worth fixing with this lot?

                        Pope Krul
                        TAA Doherty Saiss Cathcart Taylor
                        Salah KDB Bruno Sarr Saka
                        Auba Jota DCL

                        KDB may become Alli/Antonio in GW31, giving me 10 players. Not sure how I
                        feel about 5 of them being defenders, but whatever.

                        Auba is a tough one, but I think I've convinced myself to keep him until the end of the season. He'll be fighting for the golden boot and Arsenal are relying a lot on his goals.