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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. Mweene
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Mane/Salah and Armstrong > Martial and Son for -4?

    Feels wrong selling a Liverpool player before Villa at home

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      No

  2. Sarri, not Sarri
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Foden estimated price next season? £6.5 / £7.0?

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      More like 8.5

    2. _sidney_will
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      7m if he continues his form

      1. HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 10 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        With no Silva, and also Sane (different position though) his price jumps automatically unless they buy someone else

    3. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      No more than 7.0

  3. faux_C
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Up to rank 741 tonight. Getting to nosebleed territory!

    1. George James
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Congrats that brilliant mate

      1. faux_C
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Thanks man!

    2. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Congratulations! Hopefully you get that top 1k finish.

      I remember being in the top 100 near the end of the season once. Took a ton of punts to try and win FPL and ended up 866th... In hindsight going without Suarez was silly 😆

      1. ...al
        • 11 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Gota risk it when you get the rare opportunity

    3. ...al
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Nice

    4. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 10 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      How’s the hard bit...
      I was 35th once in GW35 and rolled the dice as I decided to go for it
      Playing safe will keep you top 1k
      Go for top 100

      1. HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 10 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        **Now’s the hard bit

      2. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        It's either 1st or IDGAF for me these days. Climbing the hall of fame has never really interested me.

        I'm with you on this, go for it!

    5. XABI 15
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Congrats! I’m currently 590 but projected to fall back to 680. I annoyingly have Ings staring at me from the 1st sub!

      I am hoping that one of Barnes or Pulisic of Calvert Lewin doesn’t play...

      1. faux_C
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Well done! Hope you can keep it going and crossing my fingers on that sub for you.

  4. Manani
    • 8 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    got 2FT, not srue what to spend it on?

    Pope Button
    TAA Lascelles AUrier Dohetry Holgate
    Guendozi Salah KDB Son Bruno
    DCL Ings Jiemenz

    thinking amybe Ings+Guendozi -> Pulisic + Nekitah?
    but with Ings brace today now I am not so sure

    1. ...al
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Dcl > Nekitah/sh!tter and Guendouzi to Pulisic

      1. Manani
        • 8 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        can't afford it

        1. ...al
          • 11 Years
          10 days, 17 hours ago

          Hmm would rather drop DCL than Ings not sure it’s worth it a hit to make more funds

  5. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Pep already thinking about the Real Madrid game, mentioned it without even being asked.

    Hmmm...

  6. fr3d
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Anyone in here with Jota giving him another chance against Arsenal?

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Hello namesake.

      Selling for Ings.

    2. Bartowski
      • 9 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Doubt it, only plays two thirds of a match and seems more likely to be benched.

  7. George James
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Chances of pulisic playing Wednesday?

    1. UnitedRthebest
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Hopefully on my bench is Bellerin.

    2. Bobby
      • 10 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      I thought Frank was fairly positive post match but I guess theres no point risking him

  8. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    With zero pool attack, I’m at a serious quandary with what to do for the villa game - my team looks good on paper aside from auba

    Pope
    Taa awb Doherty
    Bruno son Kdb mount
    Rash jimi auba

    Tempted to roll the dice with auba > origi

    But do I take a hit for a pool mid?

    1. ...al
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Auba > whoever and Mount to Salah

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        downgrade Auba and mount to Salah

    2. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Auba to Nketiah for the funds - Mount to Salah

    3. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Take the hit, it's Salah (c) v Villa

      A lot of TC's may be played. You don't want to drop behind.

    4. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Tricky. How have you ended up w no liverpool players? If this was as part of the unlimited transfers then maybe follow your original thoughts... or maybe auba -> firmino this week before moving to jesus (or anyone really the next).

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Original plan was to FH but hardly seems worth it now

    5. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 10 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Could be mass rotation
      Decide after City game

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Yeah that’s why i defo on the origi punt

  9. Hitmonlee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Fernandes > Foden
    DCL > Rashford

    Would leave me with

    Pope
    TAA / Saiss / Maguire
    Salah / KDB / Foden / Martial / Son
    Jiménez / Rashford

    Thoughts?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      I would do those 2 transfers

    2. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      No way fernandes to foden not with man utd's nice fixtures coming up.

  10. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Alonso or Pulisic?

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Pulisic if fit

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Puli

    3. ...al
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Need news

  11. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    How does this WC33 BB34 look and any suggestions for a 5.7 Def?

    Another option could be Bruno to Mahrez/8.9mid and AWB in the last def spot.

    Pope Martinez
    TAA Doherty Saiss Aurier 5.7
    Salah Martial KDB Bruno Foden
    Rashford Jimenez Nketiah

    1. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Could you change nketiah to deeney and downgarde foden/ aurier/ 5.7 a bit to make the most of bb34?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Don't fancy bringing in any Watford players

        1. Easy Cheesy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          10 days, 17 hours ago

          True but will you ever play nketiah (or even have him first sub). I was just thinking how do a better bb than a striker away at wolves

    2. Whiskerz
      • 6 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Mendy?

  12. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Sorry for repost but bottomed last page. 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

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      C

    2. Garth Marenghi
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Also thinking C but waiting til Thursday

  13. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Had a feeling selling Ings during the break might come back to haunt me but my god. Insane value that one, pure class.

    1. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 10 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      He’s killed me this season
      Missed almost all his goals

      1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Same mate. I've completely missed out on Ings and DCL this season which pretty much explains my rank.
        I think that's because we didn't have any good cheap strikers past 3 seasons as far as I can remember. I stopped trusting that price bracket.

  14. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Son or Mahrez for next few weeks

    1. sunnyh
      • 6 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Im tempted by Mahrez or Pulisic myself. Id monitor Son

    2. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      Son

  15. sunnyh
    • 6 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    How was the City game for the people that watched?

    Mahrez rested? Foden back in contention? Jesus is involved?

  16. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Would you do Richarlison to Mahrez before the Pool-City game?

    Have 0.1m wiggle room but Richarlison is close to a drop.

    1. Garth Marenghi
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      You’re still okay then unless you think he drops twice? Hold and monitor

  17. Zebrahimović
    • 4 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Sarr was an experiment gone wrong. What mid could I replace him for up to 6.6 value? Apart from Grealish/Traore- or are they the only real options. Gonna play them every week in a 352

    1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      I would probably try and stretch to Pulisic if possible or downgrade to Foden.

      1. Zebrahimović
        • 4 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        I’ve got 2FT but getting Pulisic would require downgrading Trent/Doherty to get the 0.5 I need. I’d be .1 off if downgraded my 5th mid to a 3.9.

        Foden it is then I recon

        1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          10 days, 17 hours ago

          Yup Foden seems the best option in that price bracket imo. You could used the money saved to strengthen in other areas.

  18. mrodgers91
    • 2 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Had ings since gw21, sold him fir auba this week =( anyone expect him to beat 13pts

    1. ...al
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      This is the absolute perfect opportunity for him to try and match or beat the score

      1. mrodgers91
        • 2 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Surely guaranteed start with auba not playing today and laca getting a few little knocks

    2. Bobby
      • 10 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      I did the same for rashford!

  19. SADIO SANÉ
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Connolly to Greenwood actually, not sure what I was thinking there - might just pull the trigger on this team, it's practically set and forget - if Kane is turd I can get anyone, if Salah or Mane get injured I can get KDB/Sterling; Nketiah is probably first choice now although I won't be expecting much - and if Martial gets injured Greenwood gets a boost. Lamptey/Schelotto cover each other unless Montoya comes back in

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

    1. Ginkapo FPL
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Do you care about Foden being rested?

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        not overly, he's mega cheap and can still do something off the bench although not ideal - I could be talking crap here because they play different roles or whatever but the best part is that if he plays it slightly lowers the chance of KDB playing too - the ultimate differential

  20. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    TAA AWB Aurier Doherty VVD week in week out till the end of season, brutal?

    1. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      I’d potentially try to replace either VVD or Trent with Saïss, then use the cash elsewhere. Double wolves defence looks to be the way forwards

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Already have first 4 and may not need the cash if I onboarding Foden alternative is Jonny PVA Chilwell

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Looking at a similar defence except VVD to Saiss.

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Yes not disagree

    3. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      No rush to get double WOL def this week, they’re playing Arsenal

  21. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Best mid for 6.5 or under?

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Tough I am also searching and may end up with Foden and strong 1st bench

      1. Tinkermania
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Strong first bench won't matter for Foden. With 5 subs, he will pretty match get minutes in every game.

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          10 days, 17 hours ago

          Hopefully I won’t be that confident with Pep so I will still put a strong first bench

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Foden and Traore

    3. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      Not many good options down there

  22. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Pulisic owners, as a Chelsea fan and non-owner, I would think Pulisic will be rested for West Ham. Plenty of alternatives for frank, and he won’t want to risk an injury with pulisic

    1. Bobby
      • 10 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      What's your thoughts on bruno starting?

      1. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Different with Bruno. Obviously he didn’t pick up a knock in his game, and didn’t look exhausted afterwards. I’d say 75% chance he starts vs brighton

  23. Strchld
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Pick one.

    A) DCL (3-4-3)
    B) Alonso/Azpi (4-4-2)
    C) Mount (3-5-2)

    1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      Tough but i think Azpi or Alonso for me

  24. _sidney_will
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    If we get news Pulisic is fit for next GW then set to do Sarr, Simpson, DCL to Pulisic, Aurier, Nketiah (-4)

    Would leave me with:

    Pope

    TAA Doherty Maguire Aurier

    Salah KDB Son Fernandes Pulisic

    Jimenez

    (Kiko, Nketiah, Greenwood)

  25. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Feel like I'm in limbo. Can't make any moves until all the matches are played over the next 4 days.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Most should be like this tbh.

      1. sunnyh
        • 6 Years
        10 days, 17 hours ago

        Early price rises are killing me

    2. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      Yeah its annoying I want to ditch loads of players but having to be patient as so much could change over the week.

  26. Old Gregg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Gw 33+

    Have Rash, Martial And Bruno. no Man City.

    Bruno + Saka > Mahrez + Foden (-4)

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      utd have bournemouth not sure it s a good move

  27. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    sarr owners keeping or selling ?

    1. Somar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Defo sell. Watford look like they're going down

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 16 hours ago

        for who ?

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      50/50, can upgrade or keep.
      They look pretty meh but NOR NEW are decent after Chelsea.

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 16 hours ago

        yes these NOR NEW fixtures make me want to keep.

    3. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      He's been rubbish so I want to sell him but he does have norwich in 2 weeks and there aren't many replacements I want at that price.

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 16 hours ago

        cheers.

  28. Bobby
    • 10 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Rashford point prediction please?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      Billions

    2. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 17 hours ago

      8

    3. beric
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      2

    4. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      12

    5. Bobby
      • 10 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      An interesting spread! Really covers all possibilities

    6. Freddiebell
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      6 pts plus 2 bonus pts = 8 pts

  29. Danstoke82
    • 5 Years
    10 days, 16 hours ago

    Evening all, I have a FT to burn as carried out over from last week. Currently level top in my cash ML, what should I use my FT on?

    DDG (Button)
    TAA Doherty Lascelles (Holgate)(Kiko F)
    Salah KDB Son Fernandes (Hayden)
    Jimenez Rashford DCL

    2FT £0.0ITB

    Want to try and get in Ings and maybe Martial but not sure how as I’d need to downgrade somewhere.

    Advice much appreciated. Thanks in advance!

    1. sunnyh
      • 6 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      Doherty to Saiss and make your upgrade, depends on if you want Martial or Ings more

      1. sandman58
        • 1 Year
        10 days, 16 hours ago

        Pick Martial...Ings' fixtures are not good....Martials' is

    2. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      Ings has rough upcoming fixtures so dont see him scoring as many over next 3 weeks. you've got a bloody nice team there, if son still not looking that great v sheffield maybe could sell him for martial?

    3. beric
      • 8 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      I wouldnt worry about getting either of them tbh

  30. Evasivo
    • 9 Years
    10 days, 16 hours ago

    Best 2 Mids for £13.1M?

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

      Pulisic & Foden

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 5 Years
        10 days, 16 hours ago

        thats a big rotation risk !

    2. sunnyh
      • 6 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      Martial + Saka

      1. Evasivo
        • 9 Years
        10 days, 16 hours ago

        Cheers Sunny