Pro Pundits - Zophar

Analysing the recovery period between matches and its impact on FPL

With the FA Cup fixtures causing a longer-than-usual Gameweek, we finally have some time to take stock of the landscape after a hectic period of three Fantasy Premier League deadlines in 10 days.

This is the longest break we will have for a while, with the next three deadlines coming thick and fast. We only have the TV schedule for Gameweeks 33-35 so far and certain teams have been afforded longer rest periods compared to others as the below table shows:

As mentioned in my earlier piece on the Christmas schedule, “recent research has shown that muscle injury risk increases by almost 20% when recovery time is reduced from six to three days”.

It concluded that fixture congestion and insufficient recovery time between matches are two of the major risk factors associated with injuries and suggested that players should have at least 96 hours between matches in order to recover fully. Beyond the 96-hour period, there were no significant gains observed.

Few teams are afforded the luxury of a 96-hour rest in this period, and the teams closest to that are in green in the table. Teams closer to 72 hours are in yellow and below 72 are in red.

The average total rest period is 265 hours so in the final column, teams around that number are in yellow, below that are in red, and teams well above the average are in green.

The problem with this table is that it exaggerates the total recovery period for the non-FA Cup teams. For example, Burnley have 134 hours of recovery for Gameweek 33+ which makes their total recovery period look favourable (277 hours) despite just 76 and 67 hours recovery for their next matches, but as quoted above, beyond 96 hours the recovery gains are minimal.

Players still ideally need 96 hours to recover for the next match even if they have had 100+ hours of rest prior.

I still wanted to include this table though as it does, however, emphasise how difficult the schedule is for Liverpool (205), Manchester City (210) and Sheffield United (209). Chelsea (231), Newcastle (227), Norwich (229), Spurs (233) and West Ham (227) have it tough as well.

The below chart looks at only the period between Gameweeks 33-35, ignoring the exaggerated rest periods for teams not involved in the FA Cup:

The average total rest period is 163 hours so in the final column, teams around that number are in yellow, below that are in red, and teams well above the average are in green.

Manchester United have 217 hours of rest between their three matches, the most favourable schedule. This is great news for those investing in their assets as rotation should be minimal and performance levels can stay consistent. Wolves also have a relatively relaxed schedule with 183 hours of recovery.

Chelsea, on the other hand, have just 161 hours of rest time. City and Liverpool have extremely compressed schedules with just 141 hours and 139 hours respectively; that’s over three days less than the Red Devils.

Everton and Spurs have reason to be aggrieved as well, with just 132 and 137 hours of recovery time respectively, the lowest in the league. Burnley, Newcastle, Sheffield United and West Ham assets will also need to be monitored with their short recovery periods.

Rotation seems far more likely for these teams in red and drops in performance levels are to be expected as well, especially for teams near the bottom of the table who can’t afford to rotate.

This also makes me ask the following questions:            

1. What to do with Liverpool assets?

Salah stars as Liverpool take advantage of Aké injury

The Reds have now clinched the Premier League title but still have seven league games to play. Klopp has already said that he views the remainder of this campaign as sort of a pre-season for the next one, given the short rest time between the two.

He’s also poured cold water on FPL managers’ hopes that the Reds will play strong line-ups with a view to achieving a record points tally.

In his latest comments, he said:

Getting these types of points tallies sounds pretty nice to me but I’m not sure it’s possible because six or seven of the remaining games we play in a very short period of time. Every three days we will need to make a lot of changes, we need to be lucky and make sure nobody gets injured. We need to be lucky there. If a player gets injured he cannot play the next five as well so that makes it really tricky for all of us.

This makes things a bit tricky for us FPL managers, as well, in terms of owning expensive midfield assets like Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) or Sadio Mane (£12.5m). Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.8m) is a bit less of an issue given his low price. They are all likely to start the Manchester City fixture given the long rest but right after that they play Villa with just 66 hours of recovery, then it’s Brighton with just 74 hours rest and then Burnley with just 65.

If we do hold our Liverpool attackers, we have to be careful with the captaincy. If Salah/Mane get benched in one game, they become captain material for the next game. Such patterns will have to be monitored closely, as well as the substitutions in the City game. Salah will no doubt be hungry for the Golden Boot but it seems unlikely Klopp will risk injury by starting him in all three games.

2. Do we put our faith in Jesus?

Manchester City have the best run of fixtures from Gameweek 33-38 and with Sergio Aguero (£11.7m) ruled out due to injury for that entire period, investing in Gabriel Jesus (£9.6m) is certainly tempting.

However, as the Chelsea fixture showed, the Brazilian’s starting spot is not guaranteed with Bernardo Silva (£7.7m) and Raheem Sterling (£11.7m) alternatives in that role.

Pep Guardiola has already gone on record stating his priority is the cups going forward and he will not want to risk his only recognised striker picking up a fatigue-related injury in such a busy schedule, so his minutes might be managed very carefully. Kevin De Bruyne’s (£10.7m) pitch-time will no doubt be monitored as well.

3. Could differences in rest periods affect performances?

In Gameweek 34, Spurs play Bournemouth with the former having 68 hours of recovery compared to the Cherries’ 121. Everton will have had just 68 hours rest compared to their opponents Southampton’s 93.

In Gameweek 35, Villa have just 64 hours of rest versus 114 for Palace. Everton have 64 hours to Wolves’ 88. Newcastle have 65 hours to Watford’s 89. Sheffield United have a full 24 hours less recovery time than their opponents Chelsea. Arsenal have nearly two days more recovery time than Spurs.

These differences need to be kept in mind as they will likely have an impact on energy levels and performances.

4.  Could switching between heavy hitters be beneficial?  

Like I mentioned earlier, a benching for a heavy-hitting asset like De Bruyne, Salah, Mane, Sterling etc increases their probability of starting the next game. So switching between them and handing them the armband depending on their minutes in the previous game could be rewarding. It is highly unlikely that any of them will start every match given their schedules.

My Team

Having looked at the schedule, getting a third Manchester United player into my squad will be my priority. They have the ideal motivation and near-perfect fixtures/scheduling.

Dominic Calvert Lewin (£6.4m) and Sadio Mane (£12.5m) will likely be making way for Marcus Rashford (£9.1m) and Christan Pulisic (£7.0m) with my two free transfers. Selling De Bruyne instead of the Senegalese is also an option.

Hope you found this information useful. Good luck and stay safe!


An FPL veteran of 10 seasons, Utkarsh Dalmia has been a member of the site right since 2009 and has finished in the top 5k in six of those campaigns, with a best finish of 17th in 2010. A Chelsea fan based in India, he relies heavily on statistics for his FPL decision-making process.

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1,170 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Daniel S.
    • 11 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Interesting chasing WC by Mark.

    https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/21074/event/41

    No Salah or KDB, triple Utd attack, all goal scoring defenders.

    Nice strategy to try and get top 100K.

    Poor Granville on the other hand, even this season he can't beat Mark.

    For those who don't know, that is the reason this site exists. Granville won against Mark and Mark decided to open FFS 😉

    1. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      That bench...

      1. Bury94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        I presume he has a bench boost in mind

        1. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          Already used.

        2. Weasel Boy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          Good to cover rotation i guess

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Elaborate please.
      Or give links if you have

      1. riot
        • 9 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        There's a link in his post

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          No no
          That's team.
          I'm more interested in story of FFS start

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            10 days, 18 hours ago

            Search in YouTube FFS casts early episodes may help mate

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              10 days, 18 hours ago

              Okay
              Interesting actually 🙂

              1. Daniel S.
                • 11 Years
                10 days, 18 hours ago

                Check earliest scoutcasts. Granville was leading once and told Mark, next you will have to open FFS TV. years later, the FPL show started 🙂

        2. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          He’s not been here during Granville Mark era probably that’s what he asks for

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      PVA 🙂 it’s so Mark

      1. Daniel S.
        • 11 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        PVA always finishes strong. He saved me couple of seasons near the end

    4. ...al
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      No risk no reward

    5. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Alonso actually an inspired pick

    6. Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Like Mark because he doesn’t follow the herd and often finishes in high rank. Miss his output..

  2. antoinehude
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Any informations about the private league ranking? Any update soon to replace the automatically draws during COVID-19?

    1. Tinkermania
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      You mena head2head?

      1. Tinkermania
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        *mean

      2. antoinehude
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Yes

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Draws finished the season in 38.

  3. Vazza
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Which duo is better for the rest of the season -

    A. Pulisic, Aurier
    B. Azpi/Alonso, Maguire

    Thanks 🙂

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      A

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      A

  4. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Downgrade Son or Salah to get Mahrez next to kdb?

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Stick.

    2. riot
      • 9 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      son

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Mahrez won’t start vs sou

  5. waltzingmatildas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Ooh son, mount and dcl to mahrez, foden and Kane sounds fun!

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Kane? Not yet man.

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Need to do something to chase the gap. Maybe I get in ahead of the goals instead of always chasing!

        1. Tinkermania
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          Kane too risky, unless you are expecting a lot of penalties

    2. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Probably just mount or son to mahrez this week

  6. ALI_G
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    not so subtle boast:

    GW9 - 2.8m
    Gw32+ - top 10k

    Vardy and Ings the main reasons

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Good work and stay there 😉

  7. SADIO SANÉ
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    just dicking around here really, but thoughts on this WC team?

    Martinez (Martin)
    TAA Doherty Alonso (Lamptey Schelotto)
    Salah Mane Mahrez Martial Foden
    Kane Nketiah (Connolly)

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Decent, still not sold on Kane.

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        same, he's clearly a rip-off but you never know - nailed and goals per game pretty good

    2. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      no ings?????????

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      How can you think of a team without KDB
      Scares me ...
      He's super awesome

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        hoping for a miracle to be sure

      2. Tinkermania
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        No one is essential. I have managed this season without KDB. Depends how you build your team elsewhere.

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          This

    4. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      goalie:
      Pick one of Pat/Pope and stick

      def
      Alonso has minimal CS potential , swap for AWB

      Mid
      I don't think you need double Liverpool mid. just pick Salah as going for GB
      Midfield swap Mane for Son and money to boost forward line

      Fwd
      Horrible forwards - don't like any of them. You need Jiminez, maybe Rash if you have budget

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        agree on keeper
        don't agree on Alonso, he has pretty good attacking potential
        Jimenez and Rashford are the best two yeah, but everyone else has them and that won't do me much good at this stage

    5. FOO FIGHTER
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Only player sticking out like a sore thumb is Kane. Other than that it looks very good.

      Kane 》Rashford

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        I can always just downgrade Kane if he's turd, I want to do something maverick (as well as no KDB)

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          Geuss going Kane is easy to ship him out for another forward if he has some stinkers. Him being a differential is the only positive at the moment lol

          1. SADIO SANÉ
            • 5 Years
            10 days, 18 hours ago

            he is probably least prone to rotation too tbf

    6. UnitedRthebest
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Wouldn’t go double Liverpool mid. I don’t have any myself:)

  8. FOO FIGHTER
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    See some on here going triple City. Surely as much risk as having triple LFC?

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      I agree

    2. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Agreed.

      The only difference is they are much cheaper than Salah/Mane unless going with Sterling.

      1. Major League Shocker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        That, and also City fixtures are great while Pool fixtures after Villa are average.

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      I was considering KDB, Mahrez and Foden but not convinced anymore. Probably end up having KDB and Foden as 5th mid and part of BB.

  9. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Exhibition football

  10. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Awesome article. One of my favourites this season.

    @Zophar Is that Excel spreadsheet available anywhere? I have an intense spreadsheet fetish.

  11. ...al
    • 11 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Jesus has poor decision making still ffs

  12. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Which 3 Man U players would you prioritise in the team?
    1. Rashford
    2. Martial
    3. Bruno
    4. AWB

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      213

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      123

    3. Ginkapo FPL
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Greenwood

    4. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      234 and already in the team

    5. footballdog
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      123, got them myself

    6. FOO FIGHTER
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      124

  13. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Have Bruno & Martial & no Spurs attack

    A. Rashford

    B. Kane

    1. Flynny
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Kane for old times sake and an amazing differential IF he hits form

    2. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      A

    3. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      A

    4. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      A and bring in Aurier for attacking points

  14. ASOUSA12
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Which one scores more between GW36+ and GW38+:

    1) Sterling (BOU / wat / NOR) + Ings (BHA / bou / SHU)
    2) Son (new / LEI / cry) + Jesus (BOU / wat / NOR)

    1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Ask after GW35 deadline

      1. ASOUSA12
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        On WC this GW and already booking future transfers with Salah and DCL...

        No problem with forward thinking

        Anyway, currently leaning on 1)

  15. Ginkapo FPL
    • 8 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    @Zophar

    If you reports hours less than 96, rather than total hours you will find the metric scoring does a clearer picture. Alternatively give a score of 2 for 96+ hours and 1 for 72-95hours and 0 for 71- hours. That way the teams with 0 will struggle the most.

    1. Ginkapo FPL
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      I checked the christmas article in hindsight. His article was pretty accurate

    2. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      It may be clearer, but you lose data when you do that. Better to leave it in its raw form and use the colour coding to simplify.

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • 8 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Its the total hours column that doesnt work. He acknowledged it in the article and removed gw33 instead of dealing with the issue.

      2. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Although I would have chosen less garish colours, used a more relaxed palette, and ordered the table by 'Total Recovery Period' but that's splitting hairs. Great work.

        1. Ginkapo FPL
          • 8 Years
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          Entirely splitting hairs. Its a good article though, and without a little refinement I fear the point will be missed by most.

    3. Legomané
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 6 hours ago

      Hi Gink,
      Will be passed along.
      Here’s a link to another hopefully useful graphic 🙂

      https://twitter.com/legomane_fpl/status/1274106117648506881

  16. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Sell Barnes or Mount?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      sell both

    2. Mingo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Barnes. He either gets benched or hauled off at 60 mins. Plus Leicester look lethargic. Mount is important to Chelsea and Lampard favours him.

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      For whom?

      1. Daniel S.
        • 11 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        I am giving Barnes last chance next game. I have a positive feeling that he will score

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 2 Years
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          If he does that, then he stays in my team. Arsenal, Bournemouth & Sheffield after that!

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            10 days, 18 hours ago

            This

      2. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Martial

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          I would if for Tony

    4. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Foden or Traore

  17. Gravless are for Kinnear
    • 7 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Joelinton trying to copy Andy Carroll

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Crap facial hair?

  18. Bobby Digital
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    What are GW31+ wildcarders planning to do this week? I assume you have 2FTs...

  19. Niho992
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    And then some expert on this page told me last night that fraud Jesus is better pick than Jimenez.

    Even without Aguero he wont be 1st pick as striker.

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Foden looked so much better in limited minutes

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      I was told Kane is better than Messi by some expert.

    3. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      We already know Jesus is 1st pick striker when Aguero is not available. They had plenty of games in which Aguero was injured and Jesus started majority of them.

  20. beric
    • 8 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    On gameweek history page, what is the third column? PB?

    1. Flynny
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Points benched?

    2. fr3d
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Points benched?

    3. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      points left on bench

    4. beric
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Ahhh of course. Thanks guys

      1. ALI_G
        • 2 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        yw

  21. Flynny
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Anyone looking at kane?

    Nailed and captainable amongst heavily rotated alternatives.

    Huge differential. And looked ok v west ham.

    1. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      No. Got Son.

    2. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      too much money

      Son better value

    3. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Not enough space for him Jimenez/Nketiah/DCL/Rashford and some great midfielders around.

    4. ...al
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Not a chance

      Just Son

    5. ManUnitedComeBack
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Yes. Have Son and Alli now but will shift to Kane on WC

      1. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        I'm my mini league some of those I'm chasing have son....

        Zilch have kane - for good reason I accept....but it's all or nothing

  22. Bobby
    • 10 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    I may end up with ten men on a free hit, if pulisic and Bruno domt appear. Why I played that chip on fa cup week lord only knows

    1. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      I’d be really surprised if Bruno doesn’t play any minutes vs Brighton.

  23. XABI 15
    • 4 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Ings first sub 🙁 🙁 if I had played him I could have been looking at a top 400 OR.

    Any chance Barnes or Pulisic get rested?

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Pulisic yes

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      With 5 subs you’ll need luck

  24. The Suspended One
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    A) Foden/Kane (-4)
    B) PulisicJesus (-4)
    C) Bruno/DCL Roll FT
    D) Mahrez/DCL

    1. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      D for gamble
      C for safety

      don't like Jesus or Kane

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        this

  25. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    Set for 33, play TC chip?

    Pope,
    Trent, Aurier, Boly
    TC Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Martial
    Jimmy, Rashford, Vardy

    McCarthy, Sarr, Taylor, Holgate

    .2 itb

    1. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      you are late to party with TC, but yeah salah has highest ceiling

      other than Him - Martial

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Yes that was my second choice.
        Only started using chips in last couple of games still got WC if needed.

  26. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    WITHOUT LOOKING

    Which 2 keeps have the most saves this season?

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Keepers*

    2. JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Ryan?

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        No

    3. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      surely Pope and hendo

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        This

        1. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          10 days, 18 hours ago

          Wow dubravka huh
          Leno a bit of a surprise

          1. Nightcrawler
            • 1 Year
            10 days, 18 hours ago

            Thanks for letting others guess

            1. The Suspended One
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              10 days, 18 hours ago

              Save them a search

      2. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Not even close

    4. Amey
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Leno
      Foster

  27. JohnRoss
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    For the run in:

    (a) Taylor & Foden
    or
    (b) Saiss & Saka

    B feels safer but those city fixtures...

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      Tough one, I think B just shades it

      1. JohnRoss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Cheers!

  28. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    KDB what a player, now with free kick and penalties on top of assists and long range shoots

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      & look at those taking him out 🙂

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Selling him for martial worked out well for me

    2. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 18 hours ago

      He's been decent for me for the last 32 GW...

  29. The Suspended One
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    They don’t make strikers like RVP anymore

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        10 days, 18 hours ago

        Lol nice chap

  30. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 18 hours ago

    For week 33 +

    A play team below - carry transfer
    B Jota to Nketiah and Barnes to Mahrez -4 ( will need to do soon as just enough cash and Nketiah rising possibly tonight)
    C Barnes to Foden on free transfer
    D Any other suggestions- am chasing 30 point lead now

    Pope
    TAA Maguire Doherty
    Salah KDB Bruno Martial Barnes
    Jiménez DCL

    Martinez Aurier Jota Fernández