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Using the ‘per 90’ tool to assess FPL defenders with the biggest goal threat

Earlier this week we focused on the new “per 90 minutes” addition to our Members’ Area by checking out the most creative defenders in 2019/20 Fantasy Premier League.

Our series now continues with an assessment of the standout players for goal threat from the back.

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  1. Jordan.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    zaha 8 mmm

  2. denial
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Blimey. Just perma cap salah in this vFPL game

    1. Ragabolly
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      He just blanked the other day when KDB had a hattrick

      1. Nomar
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        This.

        I give up trying to guess this game.

  3. SuperMane Returns
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Im punting on Salah (c) tonight, i think he will boss the points proceedings without Mane! We shall soon find out 🙂

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Bingo!

  4. Jordan.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    no leicester so down 60 places pfffft

  5. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Simpson with 8 points last on my bench - good for a 3.9 mill defender but...

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Doesn't normally get CSs, you made the logical benching choice.

  6. Nomar
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Capped Auba.

    Trolled again.

    1. Konig Luther
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      you and me

  7. BNMC
    3 months, 6 days ago

    OMG Rashford

  8. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Fernandes back = Rashford back.

    1. Nomar
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Of course.

      Naturally, I sold him on my WC and got Fernandes back.

  9. Nomar
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Yay! Got Henderson back on my WC. Pen save for my keeper at last!

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Nice to see you post a positive message for once.

      1. Nomar
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        It happens occasionally. 🙂

  10. Nomar
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Went for Auba over Kane on my WC.

    Get the feeling I’m going to get punished here.....

  11. Nomar
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Aurier FTW please!

  12. BNMC
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Hey Rag, the autosubs are formatted like a python list. Just thought you'd know.
    ['SAÏSS']

    1. Ragabolly
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      haha yes they are indeed python lists, should make them look nicer

      1. BNMC
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Can't you just put the list inside a str()?
        You probably know better than me though.

        1. Ragabolly
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          I just didn't notice I left them in a list. Literally everything in the game is somehow somewhere in a python list, but I then format it for display. Easy to fix.

          1. Tambling5
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            On a different note, is Loftus-Cheek going to get fit in the virtual world?

  13. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Alli does what he does in real FPL. Blanks when I have him, hauls when I don't.

  14. Lindelol
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    88 points yet feeling so bad for not having salah 🙁

    1. Nomar
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Good score.

      Auba let me down tonight.

    2. Brimble82
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Nice!
      I was 85 with Salah, and I was pretty satisfied.

    3. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Some people are never happy. ;-D

      1. Lindelol
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        true 😀

  15. SuperMane Returns
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Salah captain punt paid off then 🙂 ....Foster -1 in goals another story LOL

  16. el polako
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Just watching Wimbledon - Leeds, that was some goal by Carlton Palmer.

    1. el polako
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      OMG Yeboah !!!

  17. Jon Walter's Hatty
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Finally something worse than FPL score brags...virtual ones...

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      😆

    2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Virtual insanity

  18. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Jimenez 44 Attacks 2 Returns
    Kane 41 Attacks 7 Returns

    Jimenez's luck has to change. 🙁

    1. kopite65
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Brought him back him for Rashford who did nothing since I got him

    2. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      i fear its the simulator that likes kanes clinicalness better.
      like with auba and vardy he doesnt need many chances and gets them everytime at home

  19. kopite65
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Brought him back him for Rashford who did nothing since I got him

  20. Gentle_Turks
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    80 and a small - 40 places - green arrrow. Have to be happy I guess. Lascelles losing his cleanie on 87 minutes hurt.

    1. Gentle_Turks
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      *13 places

  21. Dr. Agabuse
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    96 without Salah. Up to 38.

    Selling Vardy (obv just got and captained this week) and Perez for a hit this week

    Playing without a Pool Player for 3Weeks now and moved up the ranks like crazy.

    Thx to KDB Perez Vardy Kane Rashford Aurier WanBissaka Chilwell

    Now back to Auba (C)

    with those city and pool fixtures
    trippling up on spurs and leicester and double united was the way to go

    1. Gentle_Turks
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Nice score with no Salah.

      1. Dr. Agabuse
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        thx. its much more fun without pool players but their fixtures were just so bad when i wildcarded three weeks ago.
        before i had mane and salah and decided to radically change that.
        Fixtures were outstanding and simulators go after fixtures, esp with the big strikers at home.

        you can bet on two goals for auba kane vardy aguero(4in2) each time when a bottomhalf league team squares up.

    2. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Until last week i had jimenez and aguero. niw vardy kane boom.

      If there were a stat showing how much virtual fantasy money everyone had moved around, i'd be up there.
      no week taht i dont get a new captain almost.
      sadly in real fantasy i dont have the guts to play like that..
      or it wouldnt be rewarded like that.
      3home fixs in a row also makes it easy and selling while a player is hot is easier when a simulator is recalculating everything.

      1. Lindelol
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        you have figured it out then, it seems

        1. Gentle_Turks
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Or not. Auba blanked this week v West Ham.

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

            away game. (thats why i didnt get him but kane

            1. Gentle_Turks
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Yeah sorry, missed the at home part.

  22. Gentle_Turks
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Four Serie A players have tested positive for covid19 - one at Torino and four at Sampdoria. The EPL would be stupid to try to restart the season.

    1. Berbs
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      In that case, we'd be stupid to restart football before a vaccine is available.

      By that time most if not all clubs would go bust.

      Football will return, as will many other businesses whether people like it or not.

      1. DAZZ
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        The economy will literally crumble to nothing if we don’t start opening up again soon. Im fearful for small businesses, a lot of pubs and restaurants will be forced to close for good, i’m worried what our country will look like in 6 months time. I dont think the Government have a clue what’s going on

      2. Lindelol
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        We still don't have vaccine against malaria and H.I.V.

      3. Gentle_Turks
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        If they restart it, play a game or two and then just a couple of players test positive then the whole thing would have to be postponed again. So it's stupid to start it up when they don't HAVE to do it.

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

          I suspect players of relegation teams are the most likely to be tested positive for Coronavirus (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) hence to prevent this scenario the EPL should make contingency plans on how they would address which, joking aside could happen, and complete the season.

        2. Poseidon.
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 5 days ago

          We have no idea when the vaccine is coming. ‘A couple’ of players could test positive next season. Maybe the season after that. Do we postpone until 22/23? I’d imagine the sport is pretty much gone by then.

          1. Gentle_Turks
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            I agree that that would be pretty grim. But you're just making assumptions about what will happen. The facts are that we are in the worst of the pandemic right NOW, and the current football season does not need to be finished. Void it and get one more distraction out of the way for the government, NHS etc, use the best of the various options we have for naming winners etc, and plan for next season when hopefully the hard work that is being done by scientists on a vaccine will have borne fruit.

            1. Poseidon.
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Totally agree that no football should be played right now but still struggling to grasp why this season has to be voided. The only thing that matters really is delaying play again to the point at which it is optimal in terms of human life - does it really matter at this point whether it’s considered this season or next unless there is a vested interest at play?

              1. Poseidon.
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 5 days ago

                *can’t

              2. Gentle_Turks
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Yes theoretically the season could continue in July, August, even September, but that would be messy and would likely impact the start of next season. And it would be a huge distraction hanging around for the next several months when the government, NHS, police etc have bigger things to worry about. I miss football too..but gotta be realistic and do the right thing.

            2. Poseidon.
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Also - I’M making assumptions? The fact that we can assume nothing is exactly why I’m telling you that we can just abandon everything!

      4. Gentle_Turks
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        I should say that I have no EPL club bias. I'm happy for Pool to be named champions. I support Barcelona.

        1. Poseidon.
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Utd/Juve here. Also no bearing on my point regarding this though.

          1. Gentle_Turks
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            It was a reply to Pool fan BERBINHO'S FOREHEAD above.

        2. Berbs
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          I know. This has little to do with team allegiances.

          If we wait for a vaccine before playing football, pretty much every club would fold and the game is gone.

          I do agree this season shouldn't be played out though, I think it should be curtailed.

          The government must do everything possible to reduce the risk and spread of a second wave.

          That being said, waiting until a vaccine is too long. We need to find some sensible middle ground.

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

      Let's all stay at home for the next 6 months until the vaccine is found open our doors to the tumbleweed blowing down the roads.

    3. Poseidon.
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 5 days ago

      There’ll be more loss of life through poverty than disease if we don’t at least attempt to get back to normal. The impact of Coronavirus has to be balanced against the impact on the economy

      1. Lindelol
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        agreed and in worst case scenario we might not have vaccine against it for next few years to come so that doesn't mean we should just rely on vaccine.

        1. Poseidon.
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Exactly. Completely get that we’d rather no-one had it but it isn’t quite as simple as that. Also as far as I’m aware Italian football hasn’t restarted so struggling to actually even see the relevance beyond the fave that people aren’t safe regardless.

          1. Gentle_Turks
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            The relevance is that Italian players tentatively began training this week and BOOM, immediately two teams are possibly ruled out of a start any time soon.

    4. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      We won't need live football or society ever again when Ragabolly's vFPL instantaneously generates simulated games in real time in 64k definition shortly.

      1. Lindelol
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        this!!

  23. Hitmonlee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 5 days ago

    How’s my actual FPL team looking ahead of a restart?

    Pope / McCarthy
    TAA / Saiss / Fernandez / Baldock / Tang
    Salah / KDB / Bruno / Martial / Richarlison
    DCL / Jimenez / Ayew

    I will be playing 352 most weeks..

    Thinking of swapping Richarlison to Son and upgrading Tanganga to a 4.7 max, just not sure who? Not sure I want double Sheff defence? Dunk maybe?

    1. GreennRed
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      What about Martial to Son, spread the risk? Depending on how Spurs defence goes maybe keep Tanganga, lovely price.

    1. GreennRed
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Who are 'us'?

      1. Poseidon.
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Utd

        1. GreennRed
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          You're from Manchester?

          1. Poseidon.
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Texas

            1. Poseidon.
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Confused as to what difference it makes to my point though

              1. GreennRed
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                What part of Texas?

                Just interested in why people who support some teams refer to them as 'we'? I have two friends in US who support the Raiders and the Redskins, live nowhere near them and don't refer to them as we. I'm convinced in my own head that it's a generational social media thing. I'm from Mayo in Ireland so Mayo and Ireland are we and Liverpool are Liverpool.

                1. Poseidon.
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  San Antonio. I guess just because they are an ingrained part of me and vice versa. I’ve supported them through thick and thin so feels like we are one and the same!

                  1. GreennRed
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    Sound. Never been to San Antonio. Been to Austin a couple of times. Great town, 6th Street is great.

                    1. Poseidon.
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 5 days ago

                      Come to San Antonio bro! So much in terms of history and things to do! 6th Street awesome too though!

                      1. Riverside Red
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        3 months, 5 days ago

                        Visited a few years back, a very nice town...the Alamo, the Riverwalk, ...Pat OBrians was a favourite.

      2. Pumpy Pro
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Kind of sums it up

        " who is ' we'?"
        " UTD"
        "You're from Manchester ?"
        "Texas"
        😆

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

      United are lucky to get one player in there.

      1. Poseidon.
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Why do you hate us?

        1. Devo-McDuff
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          I hate 'you' because I'm from Manchester. But that has nothing to do with the fact that United shouldn't have a single player in the team of the season.

    3. Berbs
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Alisson TAA Gomez VVD Robertson KDB Henderson Grealish Salah Aguero Mane

      1. Poseidon.
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Pool fan?

        1. Poseidon.
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Definitely agree with the Mane pick tbf!

        2. Berbs
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Not arrogant, just better 😉

          1. Poseidon.
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Much as I like Liverpool, I don’t think you guys are ready to be using that just yet!

    4. Devo-McDuff
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      There shouldn't be any ya twonk. Fernandes only played a handful of games, how can he be in the team of the season.

  24. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    No price changes.

  25. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    My PL team of the season so far:

    Henderson
    TAA Evans VVD Robertson
    KDB Ndidi Henderson
    Salah Vardy Mane