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Scout Notes

What next for Arsenal assets after unfortunate blanks for Aubameyang and Leno?

Brighton 2-1 Arsenal

  • Goals: Lewis Dunk (£4.7m), Neal Maupay (£5.7m) | Nicolas Pépé (£9.3m)
  • Assists: Aaron Connolly (£4.2m) | Bukayo Saka (£4.7m)
  • Bonus Points: Maupay x3, Dunk x2, Pépé x1

A serious injury to Bernd Leno (£5.0m) at Brighton typified what proved to be a largely disappointing Double Gameweek for Arsenal players.

After registering five points in the midweek 3-0 defeat at Manchester City, the Gunners’ goalkeeper was only able to increase his score for the round by one.

That’s because Leno only lasted 39 minutes before having to come off with what many suspected was a broken leg, although that is not yet confirmed.

He jumped up to claim a high ball in the Arsenal penalty area, only to be barged over somewhat unnecessarily by Brighton forward Neal Maupay (£5.7m).

Trying to remain in the area with the caught ball, Leno stuck out a leg, which buckled underneath him.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said after the game that the injury did not look positive, but that they would know more after a scan.

“I believe that no player has the intention to hurt anybody and I believe in this case it’s exactly the same, it was unfortunate. Bernd’s injury doesn’t look good and we will have to assess him probably tomorrow, but it can happen on a football pitch. It’s a knee injury, I think he had a hyperextension of the knee and we have to assess the damage. We don’t know [the full extent]. He was in a lot of pain but we will have to wait until tomorrow to see how bad the damage is.” – Mikel Arteta

Leno’s likely absence for the rest of the season does open the door for Emiliano Martínez (£4.2m) to start the remaining games for Arsenal, but it seems unlikely that Fantasy managers will flock towards him en masse.

That’s because the Gunners’ defence continues to completely underwhelm, conceding another two on Saturday afternoon. 

With Pablo Mari (£4.8m) and David Luiz (£5.7m) both missing, it was Shkodran Mustafi (£5.1m) and Rob Holding (£4.4m) named at centre-back, the latter making just his second league start of the campaign. Despite initially looking solid, the ever-present Leno’s absence was felt throughout the team, allowing Brighton to grow into the game, especially in the second half.

Lewis Dunk (£4.7m) capitalised on some scrappy defending in the box to get the equaliser before Maupay punished Arsenal on the counter-attack late-on.

The upcoming fixtures for Arsenal certainly don’t scream ‘defensive investment’ either, with Southampton, Wolves and Leicester three of their next four.

However, the £4.2m man Martínez could well be the perfect second-choice goalkeeper for those playing their Wildcards right now, if he can offer regular starts at just £4.2m. In his 50 minutes on the pitch, the budget goalkeeper made three saves, earning an additional point for them.

Outside of their questionable defence, Fantasy managers may be increasingly frustrated with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.1m) who blanked for the second match in a row. For all his Double Gameweek 30+ hype, the forward ended the round with just four points to his name.

While Wednesday night was a largely abject affair from the Gabonese international, Aubameyang’s blank at Brighton was not for lack of trying.

He produced an uncharacteristically busy display at the Amex Stadium and was rather unfortunate not to come away with something from the game.

Aubameyang is usually the sort of player who errs towards the side of languid brilliance, but there was an energy and enthusiasm about him in Sussex, leading to a game littered with shots from Arsenal’s number 14.

He could have arguably had a brace inside the first five minutes with two early chances. Nicolas Pépé (£9.3m) was unleashed on the right-hand side with his pace in the opening minute, looping a cross to Aubameyang, who managed to hook a blocked shot at goal.

Shortly after, the forward was handed a stray pass in a dangerous area by Davy Pröpper (£4.8m). He bore down on goal and, under some pressure, struck his effort just high and wide, but not by much.

In the ninth minute, Aubameyang probably should have had an assist, were it not for some indecision from Alexandre Lacazette (£9.4m). He pressed through the middle and fed his French colleague with a nice through-ball. Lacazette allowed it run across him onto the right foot but took too long to shoot before Adam Webster (£4.5m) was able to slide in and block.

Aubameyang was back at it again in the second half, linking up with Lacazette nicely in the 47th minute. After a neat one-two, he found a great position to shoot but, again, it was Webster who got in the way. Just a few moments after that, he bore down on goal again, his left-footed effort just about stopped by Mathew Ryan (£4.7m).

Just short of the hour, Aubameyang got himself involved in the set pieces in an attempt to find the break-through. Dani Ceballos (£5.2m) rolled a free-kick in his direction, producing a powerful shot from range, blocked by the wall.

After another low effort from the left was parried around the post by Ryan, Aubameyang tried his luck from distance once again, arguably very unlike the penalty-box merchant. His swerving 79th-minute effort nearly caught Ryan off-guard, who had to bat it away and contend with a crowd of players to smother it eventually.

With all of that in mind, the more patient Fantasy managers may consider holding onto Aubameyang, at least for the next two matches, which pit Arsenal against Southampton and Norwich. Neither of those two sides has had a particularly solid year defensively, so it is entirely possible that Aubameyang will get more opportunities to score. That said, it might be worth keeping an eye on any upcoming Arteta press conference about rotation. The forward has now played 90 minutes in each of the first two games since the Premier League restart.

Of the much-discussed Double Gameweek assets, only Pépé and Bukayo Saka (£4.7m) went some way to rewarding their owners at Brighton.

The latter was in especially scintillating mood operating in central attacking midfield, striking the crossbar in the seventh minute and setting up Lacazette for an impressive diving header saved by Ryan later in the first half.

It was in the second that Saka got his just rewards, his laid-off pass what led to Pépé’s impressive curling effort beyond Ryan.

With both of those midfielders, holding them for those upcoming favourable fixtures does also look a smart move, despite Arsenal’s inability to see out the result at Brighton.

Whether or not the Seagulls can be trusted for Fantasy investment does remain to be seen, especially considering their nasty upcoming fixtures, which include Leicester (away), Manchester United (home), Liverpool (home) and Manchester City (home) between now and Gameweek 35+.

However, there were some shoots of promise against Arsenal, not least from Ryan, whose five saves was just one shy of achieving a second additional point in that department. As a result, the Brighton shot-stopper was also only just edged out of the bonus points, which bodes well for the future too.

Fantasy managers should probably keep an eye on Maupay after his late winning goal. The former Brentford man registered more efforts on goal than any other Brighton player and finally delivered on the promise he showed pre-lockdown. In our recap of the best Brighton players ahead of Double Gameweek 30+, we highlighted that, in the six Gameweeks before March’s coronavirus suspension, Maupay had one of the best shots on target totals in the Premier League, implying that he only needed to improve his conversion to offer some value. He did that against Arsenal, so we will have to see if that continues into Gameweek 31+.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (4-3-3): Ryan; Burn, Webster, Dunk, Schelotto (Montoya 71′); Pröpper, Bissouma (Mac Allister 90+4′), Mooy (March 46′); Trossard (D Stephens 87′), Maupay, Groß (Connolly 71′).

Arsenal XI (4-2-3-1): Leno (Martínez 39′); Kolasinac, Holding, Mustafi, Bellerín; Ceballos (Willock 87′), Guendouzi; Aubameyang, Saka (Tierney 87′), Pépé (Nelson 87′); Lacazette (Nketiah 78′).

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806 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 29 days ago

    I'm thinking...

    Dubravka/Ederson | Nyland
    TAA Doc Saiss Egan Aurier
    Mane KDB Son Bruno Martial
    Jim DCL Nketiah

    Currently owned players who aren't in this plan: Henderson (Dubravka/Ederson), Lund (Aurier), Mahrez (Martial). Timing of the transfers depends on data from today and tomorrow. If Mahrez is benched, I'll keep him for Chelsea. If Nyland is benched, I'll have to get Dubravka with my first FT (Ederson GW34). If Nyland starts, I'll play him vs Newcastle and Hendo vs Spurs, then get Ederson in GW33

    If Nyland's benched and Mahrez starts vs Burnley, I'll be tempted by a -4 for Dubravka and Martial

    Could all go tits-up with one injury, of course

    1. fr3d
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Aurier will always end in pain. Thoughts on Masina, Ward, Fernandez?

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        The thing with Aurier is that I won't start him often, actually 😀 Just GWs 31, 34, 36 and 38. He might haul or get just 2 points (or a red), but I can take that as a punt

        The difference between him and the other options you listed is that I can play him over Saiss, but not those others. Ward's fixtures are terrible. Masina (Watford) is hard to predict. Fernandez could be gold, but that's why I want Dubravka for the next 3 GWs if I'm forced to sell Hendo. Newcastle's appeal drops sharply from GW34 though

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          I wouldn't hesitate on Aurier, 1g/7a for 4.9m? Find me a better defender for that price, don't get all this aversion towards him.

          1. Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 29 days ago

            It's the Spurs defence... And the likelihood of Jose resting him (twice in the last 4 GWs)

            1. Pipermaru
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              I have a feeling they're underperforming, only 5 cs all season seems too low for a team like Spurs, I expect it to go back to their average before season end. Rotation is going to happen anyway to almost every fullback, I wouldn't overreact about it, but the point potential is there, besides weren't these rests because of CL games? I don't remember.

              I mean you know he's a bit risky so I would just follow my gut, if it doesn't work so be it but if it works it's a great feeling.

  2. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Which FH team is best?

    TEAM A

    Martinez
    Trent ▪︎ Lascelles ▪︎ Saiss
    Mane ▪︎ Salah ▪︎ Son ▪︎ Richarlison
    DCL ▪︎ Jimmy ▪︎ Rashford

    Bench: Guendouzi only playing player

    TEAM B

    Martinez
    Trent ▪︎ Doherty ▪︎ Robbo
    Salah ▪︎ Son ▪︎ Richarlison ▪︎ Bergwijn
    DCL ▪︎ Jimmy ▪︎ Rashford

    Bench: Lascelles and Guendouzi

    1. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Team B

    2. SH
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      B. Downgrade Richa/Son to upgrade bench & Saiss>Doherty if you want to go with A.

      1. OleGGMU
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        why upgrade when he isnt bench boosting, doesnt make sense and Doherty is more explosive and higher points ceiling, Team A is fine as it is, keeper is bothersome given its arsenal but otherwise gtg

        1. OleGGMU
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Apologies a, meant Team B is gtg

        2. SH
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          You didn't get my comment it seems. I picked B among those options. And they rest of the suggestions were based on the fact that OP is considering a Liverpool mid double. I don't see any problem if one want to have the double on a FH. Doherty being more explosive is the reason I suggested an upgrade! And I didn't like Guendouzi being the only starting player. Getting Sarr in Place of Richa would make it more balanced imo.

    3. Ian & Zen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      maybe team A until Liverpool secure title,then Mane to KDB or other inform midfielder

  3. Bambi
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    On a WC:

    A) Bergwijn + Martinez
    B) Sarr + Pope

    1. oomzee
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Sarr and Pope!

    2. SH
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      B

  4. oomzee
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Which looks like the better combo on WC?

    A) Rashford, Saiss, Egan
    B) DCL, Doherty, Lundstrum

    I have Bruno. Any advice appreciated! 🙂

    1. SH
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      DCL, Doherty, some other defense

  5. Louis Van Gaalstones
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    How's this WC team look:

    DDG
    Doherty, TAA, Lascelles
    KDB, Son, Richarlison, Fernandes
    Jiminez, Rashford, Ings

    Martin, Traore, Lundstram, Masina

    0.5 itb, planning to switch Richarlison and Ings to Mount and Vardy after 31+

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Nice one, DDG Traore > Pope Sarr for my liking, not much

      1. Louis Van Gaalstones
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        The only reason I'm put off by Pope is because they have nothing to play for, but I am definitely keen on Sarr, cheers

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Fair enough DDG though 🙁 sadly

  6. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Why is thesun reporting that bruno said rashford is first choice penalty taker when he's on the pitch? He was on the pitch and didnt take it ._.

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      It's The Sun

    2. Ron_Swanson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Weird thing to say. Rashford was definitely about to take the second one though before it was over ruled

    3. Ron_Swanson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      When the decision was overturned by the video assistant referee, the England striker was seen giving the ball back to the referee for the game to be restarted.

      And Fernandes confirmed after the game that Rashford was set to take the penalty, as his teammates "trust" him.

      "I like the pressure, so maybe with the crowd it will be better, but the most important is that I score," Fernandes told Sky Sports after the final whistle.

      "Next time, maybe [I] shoot another one. We have a good penalty takers, we have a lot of players who can take the penalties.

      "If the second one goes front, was Rashy's [to] score and I trust in Rashy like everyone trust in me."

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Thanks

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        i.e.
        Get them both 😀

        This is so confusing.

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Ole should be more directive

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Definitely
            This can easily turn into ego clashes

      3. masyuris
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Interesting comment

        Less crowds = less pressure, so it means penalty taker will do the job better

  7. George Agdgdgwngo
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    When playing 3-5-2 or 3-4-3 would you spend on 2 defensive subs or 1 defensive sub and the remaining attacker sub?

    1. Bossworld
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I think at this late stage of the season, if you've used your BB, maybe the cheapest possible 2nd keeper, the cheapest possible 5th defender, and make sure you have a playing 4th defender.

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Makes sense just anticipate the thick and fast fixtures, injuries and rotation could bite. Good bench maybe useful.

    2. Deeney-is-a-god
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I will play 352 and have lascelles, robinson and connolly currently. With 5 subs, even if a player is benched he is likely to come on

  8. SH
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    How would you rate this attack?

    Salah, Mane, KDB, Fernandes, Sarr
    Jimenez Ings/DCL Fooder

    1. Annie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Wouldn’t go Salah and Mane

      1. SH
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        If they starts most the matches then why not? Do you think Son+Rashford would get more points than Mane/Salah+Sarr?

        1. Ron_Swanson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Nah I think you’re good to go

          1. SH
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Thanks, strongly considering it. I think Liverpool might go for the highest point tally.

        2. Fitzy.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          What about your defence? The difference in price put into a better player back there might change the equation?

          1. SH
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            I have TAA, Doherty and some cheapies. Happy with that. Thinking this might be a big differential with everyone picking Son and Rashford.

            1. Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 29 days ago

              Oh nice. That works

        3. GreennRed
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Their price restricts the quality of the rest of your team.

          1. Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 29 days ago

            This is probably why the post is "rate my attack" and not "rate my team", knowing the "upgrade your defence" comments were coming

            But they still came. Upgrade your defence.

            1. GreennRed
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              Getting both can still restrict the attack. Could still have them both, depends on the remainder and if the likes if DCL or Ings hit good form.

              1. SH
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                That's a good point. Depends a lot on Ings/DCL's form because there is not much option in this range. But I think my defense is okay.

          2. SH
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Whom do you see needing an upgrade here? The 8th attacker? I have a good defense to step in if any sub is needed

        4. Annie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          They might not, so yes

    2. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      8.5/10

    3. SH
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Thanks all for replying! I will probably save FT this week and will make the decision later.

  9. masyuris
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Best Defender for Watford:
    A. Adam Masina
    B. Kiko Femenia
    C. Kabasele

    1. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Femenia for me

  10. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Was thinking of having a bit of a re-jig but I’d be silly to lose Vardy and Kane right before Brighton and West Ham at home respectively right?

    1. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Kane looked really flat, did nothing compared to Son on Friday. did'nt see Leicester so not sure about Vardy either way

    2. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      It's not silly to lose Kane at any point in the past two seasons. Not because he's now a bad FPL player (he still has 11 goals in an injury-ravaged season), but because of the abundance of cheaper options and his new style of play that is less selfish (he said this in an interview) as he hunts for team titles

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Team Titles.
        Lol

        1. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 29 days ago

          His idea, not mine

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Yep
            It's funny though 😀

  11. Jet5605
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Hey guys, how is my FH team looking? Any suggestions? 0.1 ITB

    Pope
    Doherty / Fernandez / Evans
    Salah / Bruno / Son / Barnes
    Vardy / Rashford / Jimi

    Button / Lascelles / Guendouzi / Kilman

    1. Ian & Zen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      a bit heavy on Leicester.
      No TAA is worrying - How will you sleep?

  12. andriyballack
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Pope/3.9
    TAA/Doherty/Saiss/(Kiko/Robinson)
    Mane/KdB/Bruno/Bergwijn/(Saka)
    Vardy/Jimi/Tammy

    3-4-3

    Thoughts?

    1. andriyballack
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Oh, this is a WC team by the way 🙂

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Saiss Vardy > Rashford Chilwell then am happy

  13. DMP
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Gays, pls rate my WC. .2 ITB

    Martinez
    VVD Maguire Doherty
    KDB Mane Son Fernandes Martial
    Jimenez CLewin

    3.9 Taylor Lascelles Nketiah

    1. DMP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      *Guys 😀

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Is Leno definitely out for the rest of the season ?

        1. Earn your Spurs
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Sounded like he'd miss most games if not all

        2. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 29 days ago

          As a doc, I think he is

          1. St Pauli Walnuts
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            What sort of doc doc?

        3. DMP
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Most probably.

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      thanks all

    3. DMP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      What about my WC draft?

  14. Genovoze
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    5th defender and 1st mid:
    A) Robinson and Salah
    B) Kiko and Mane

    1. HVT
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      B

  15. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Starting to worry now that Lascelles wont start today as its fathers day....

    1. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Dont be daft

      1. FPL Kaka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Yeah I'm being daft right? RIGHT?

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I would think a lot of footballers are fathers! Uh-oh!

    3. fr3d
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Anyone know if Baldock and Stevens are fathers?

      1. Stimps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Not sure but they are definitely sons, imo

        1. St Pauli Walnuts
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Oh god, why didn't anyone tell us this before?

          Wait, I'm just getting it in on Twitter, yep confirmed .... Riyad Mahrez is a nephew/. Ruling him out on the old WC then.

    4. FPL Kaka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      yeah I have made myself look an absolute tool 😀

  16. Earn your Spurs
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    v17 on WC - the big midfield

    Pope (Button)
    TAA Doherty rotate (Aurier Fernandez, Taylor)
    KDB Salah Son Bruno (Saka)
    Jimenez Ings DCL

    All thoughts welcome - please tell me

    1. Genovoze
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      This is a great team!

    2. Earn your Spurs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I could do Egan Lascelles instead of Fernandez Taylor ?

      1. St Pauli Walnuts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Nah, Sheff have very tough fixtures.

    3. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      SOU has some rough fixtures.

    4. DMP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      My Midfield is bigger than yours. 😀

      Martinez
      VVD Maguire Doherty
      KDB Mane Son Fernandes Martial
      Jimenez CLewin

  17. FPL Dancer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    GW 31+ Wildcard Draft. Triple Wolves?!?!

    Click on the link below to find out why I think it may be essential!!

    https://youtu.be/FnB8Ca7M3xo

    1. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Just found a new way to rickroll

      Might get me banned, so I won't. Fun idea though

  18. Lignja
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Pope
    Taa, Saiss, Doherty, Lascales
    Kdb, Salah, Son, Fernandes
    Vardy, Jimenez

    Martin, Guendouzi, Robinson, Connoly

    A.Mount in 352
    B.Doherty 442 (on this atm)

    1. Genovoze
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Doherty more important than Mount imo

    2. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Has to be Doherty imo

  19. Tcheco
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    For the rest of the season:

    A. Son + Richardson

    B. Mane + Barnes

    1. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Richarlison**

    2. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      A, please.

  20. HVT
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Bought Lundy at 4.0 selling at 4.4.

    Worth selling to upgrade Ngakia to Taylor (4.3)?

    Pope/Button
    (TAA/Doc/Lascelles/Lundy/Ngakia)

    1. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Yes. Lund and Ngakia aren't needed anymore

    2. Ian & Zen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I'd keep Lundstram even if you have to bench a lot over the next few weeks.
      I doubt you'd find a better 4.4 mil defender at the mo.
      Only reason to sell would be if you know you will never want again as 4.9mil

  21. Better Call Raul
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 29 days ago

    What is the general consensus on the best remaining gameweek to play free hit?

    1. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      GW31+ or GW38+

  22. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Best option here?

    Pope Button
    Taa XXX XXX -- Kiko Robinson
    Kdb Salah Bruno XXX -- Guenduzi
    Jimmy DCL XXX

    A: Saiss + Maguire + Son + Tammy
    B: Doherty + Aurier + Son + Jota
    C: Saiss + Lascelles + Son + Rashford
    D: Doherty + Aurier + Sarr + Rashford
    E: Doherty + Aurier + Martial + Tammy

    Too many options :/

    1. Ian & Zen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Doherty without Aurier - no option given

  23. dshv
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    WC active

    Pope 3.9
    Maguire aurier doherty lascelles robinson
    Mane son bruno kdb saka
    Dcl rash jimmy

    Rate?

  24. St Pauli Walnuts
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    How does this WC look?

    Pope
    TAA / Doherty / Alonso
    KDB / Salah / Son / Richarlison
    DCL / Jimi / Ings

    Martinez / Saka / Lascelles / Taylor

    I don't pick United players, hence no Bruno. Salah and Lascelles could be Mane and Fernandez. Alonso is subject to him starting and looking like keeping his place today. 2nd keeper is because I forgot to activate the BB this week, doh. Those 22 points and counting on my bench would have put me on the edge of the the top 100! So I now plan to play if GW32.

  25. Denis Tueart
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Is it a good week to use my free hit, if it is going to cost me -12pts hit to get in who I want for GW31+

  26. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Too many mistakes made from me this year.
    Tried to be clever picking arsenal players like Luiz this week. Originally had Ederson Boly and Doherty. Went Leno lundstram and Stevens instead. Think it cost me about 30 points: when factoring in that I assumed I had another Free Transfer chip. I didn't so had to use FH for next week. And points hits will follow the week after that.
    My own fault.
    Captained Aguero this week to try and make up ground in mini league. Constantly chasing all season.
    Trying to be too clever ever since gw1, when I went treble Pool defence and captained TAA and Alisson got sent off.

    I am going to play more 'Joe FFS' next season. Will know all the obvious safe picks. So will just go with most most of them.