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Injury updates on Pulisic and Lundstram and how the FA Cup affects Gameweek 37+

The FA Cup quarter-finals took place at the weekend, with Arsenal, Chelsea and the two Manchester clubs progressing to the last four.

Having looked at United’s extra-time victory over Norwich City in a separate piece, we’ll briefly recap the events of Sunday’s sixth round ties in the article below.

Gameweek 37+

Premium midfielders with appealing matches headline Gameweek 26 Scout Picks

We’ve noticed a few people asking if the FA Cup semi-finals will result in any more Blank/Double Gameweeks in Fantasy Premier League.

The short answer: no, it looks very unlikely.

Four Premier League matches will have to be moved from the weekend of July 18/19 as a result of the clash with the FA Cup, which equates to Gameweek 37+ in the FPL world.

However, there is a free midweek following that weekend, so the overwhelming expectation is that those postponed league fixtures will simply be shifted back a few days to July 20/21 and still fall within Gameweek 37+.

Indeed, this mirrors the FA Cup-affected Gameweek we are currently in right now.

The four Premier League matches that will have to be rearranged are:

Aston Villa v Arsenal
Liverpool v Chelsea
Manchester United v West Ham United
Watford v Manchester City

For Villa, Liverpool, West Ham and Watford, that means an extra bit of recuperation time in between their Gameweek 36+ and 37+ fixtures.

However, it also means that we are unlikely to hear from Messrs Smith, Klopp, Moyes and Pearson before the Gameweek 37+ deadline, with regards to the latest injury news at their clubs.

For United, City, Chelsea and Arsenal, of course, it means that they will have an FA Cup tie in between that aforementioned FPL deadline and their Gameweek 37+ fixture.

Injury Updates

There were some fitness concerns to note from Sunday’s FA Cup ties.

While it’s too late to do anything about them in Gameweek 32+, it’s worth holding fire on the players involved for anyone thinking of moving early before Saturday’s Gameweek 33+ deadline.

Christian Pulisic (£7.0m) has been a popular purchase following his goals against Aston Villa and Manchester City but his owners will be sweating on his availability for Wednesday’s clash with West Ham, with the USA international having been withdrawn after 70 minutes of the FA Cup quarter-final tie with Leicester.

Speaking after full-time, Frank Lampard said of his midfielder:

Christian [Pulisic] felt a bit of tightness in his calf in the second drinks break so we took him off straight away. We will find out over the next day or so how that it is, hopefully it’s nothing that puts him out.

Andreas Christensen (£4.8m) missed out with a hip problem, as did Leicester City’s James Maddison (£7.4m).

Brendan Rodgers reported that Maddison picked up an issue with his hip a few days ago and had to have an injection.

While he is a doubt for Wednesday’s match against Everton, the midfielder is expected back this weekend if he does miss out.

John Lundstram (£4.8m) took a nasty fall in Sheffield United’s defeat to Arsenal, meanwhile, and had to be replaced on 35 minutes with what appeared to be a shoulder injury.

Speaking after full-time, Chris Wilder said:

Don’t know [how bad it is] yet, I haven’t seen the fall back, so I’ve not had the opportunity to speak to our physio, but Sander [Berge] when he came on was really good, I was delighted with his contribution.

David Luiz‘s (£5.7m) comeback from suspension for the Gunners lasted all of 54 minutes, with Mikel Arteta saying that the Brazilian would have to be assessed for an ankle injury.

Mesut Ozil (£7.1m) had missed the game with a back problem.

At St James’ Park, Matt Ritchie (£5.3m) missed out for the hosts but Isaac Hayden (£4.4m), John Stones (£5.1m), Joao Cancelo (£5.1m), Claudio Bravo (£4.7m) and Phil Foden (£5.2m) returned to their sides’ matchday squads following injury.

Penalty-Watch

Kevin De Bruyne (£10.7m) seems to have cemented his place as Manchester City’s first-choice penalty-taker, stepping up from 12 yards to put Pep Guardiola’s side 1-0 up on Tyneside.

The Belgian has now taken all three of City’s last penalties in all competitions when he has been on the field, with Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m) deputising in the Gameweek 30+ win over Burnley.

With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m) an unused substitute for Arsenal, it was Nicolas Pepe (£9.2m) and not Alexandre Lacazette (£9.3m) – who won the penalty – who was given the nod to take the Gunners’ spot-kick against the Blades.

Rotation

TeamChanges Made From GW31+Subs Made in FA Cup
Sheffield United33
Arsenal54
Leicester City43
Chelsea65
Newcastle United45
Manchester City44

The six managers who took charge of an FA Cup tie on Sunday all made changes to their starting XIs from Gameweek 31+, although it’d be difficult to argue that any of the teams were under-strength.

Chris Wilder had John Egan (£4.5m) and Dean Henderson (£5.2m) back available and recalled them to the starting XI, while Oliver McBurnie (£5.6m) returned up front.

True to form, none of the six Premier League head coaches from the clubs above made fewer changes to his team or in-game substitutions than the Sheffield United boss.

Mikel Arteta opted to bench five of his first-team regulars for this cup tie, with the notable selection decisions concerning Eddie Nketiah (£4.4m) and Aubameyang.

The budget FPL forward only played 23 minutes as a second-half substitute, while Aubameyang was unused – both players surely now stand in good stead for a start against Norwich City in midweek.

Following their experiment with a 4-4-2 against Brighton, Leicester were back in their familiar 4-1-4-1 shape and (Maddison aside) at full strength.

Frank Lampard made more changes than any other manager on Sunday, with only Antonio Rudiger (£6.0m) and N’Golo Kante (£5.0m) completing 90 minutes of the players who made the starting XI in Gameweek 31+.

Mason Mount (£6.2m), along with Reece James (£5.0m) and Billy Gilmour (£4.4m), were hooked at half-time in a tactical reshuffle, with Lampard saying:

The individuals that came on had nice impacts, and that’s happened in a few games now. If we didn’t have the extra substitutions, then I wouldn’t have made three at half-time. It is to limit injury. We can look at the fact we’ve had two big games in a week. The fact we turned it around means I can give the lads credit.

I could have made different changes. In Mason Mount’s situation, he’s played two games in a week at a really high intensity and put a lot in against City on Thursday. Reece James has not played in a long time, Billy [Gilmour] the same.

Other than Ederson (£6.0m) and perhaps Rodri (£5.4m), Manchester City were at full strength for their clash with Newcastle.

De Bruyne and Mahrez were both substituted midway through the second half but Raheem Sterling (£11.7m) and Gabriel Jesus (£9.6m) completed 90 minutes.

The Magpies reverted back to a wing-back system as they were pummelled by City but did switch to a back four after half-time.

As mentioned earlier, Ritchie missed out through injury.

Match Details

Sheffield United 1-2 Arsenal

  • Goals: McGoldrick | Pepe, Ceballos
  • Assists: Lacazette

Sheffield United XI (3-5-2): Henderson; Basham (Sharp 75′), Egan, Robinson; Baldock (K Freeman 62′), Lundstram (Berge 34′), Norwood, Fleck, Stevens; McGoldrick, McBurnie.

Arsenal XI (3-4-3): Martinez; Mustafi, Luiz (Holding 53′ ) Kolasinac; Maitland-Niles, Willock (Nketiah 66′), Xhaka, Tierney; Pepe (Sokratis 92′), Lacazette (Ceballos 66′), Saka. 

Leicester City 0-1 Chelsea

  • Goal: Barkley
  • Assist: Willian

Leicester City XI (4-3-3): Schmeichel; Justin, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Praet (Choudhury 58′), Ndidi, Tielemens; Perez (Albrighton 58′), Vardy, Barnes (Gray 76′).

Chelsea XI (4-2-3-1): Caballero; James (Azpilicueta 46′), Rudiger, Zouma, Emerson; Kante, Gilmour (Barkley 46′); Willian (Pedro 78′), Mount (Kovacic 46′), Pulisic (Loftus-Cheek 72′); Abraham.

Newcastle United 0-2 Manchester City

  • Goals: De Bruyne, Sterling
  • Assists: Jesus, Foden

Newcastle United XI (5-4-1): Darlow; Manquillo, Schar, Lascelles, Fernandez, Rose (Lazaro 75′); Almiron (Joelinton 65′), Hayden (M Longstaff 79′), S Longstaff, Saint-Maximin (Yedlin 74′); Carroll (Gayle 65′).

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Bravo; Walker (Cancelo 71′), Otamendi, Laporte, Mendy; De Bruyne (Rodri 71′), Gundogan, D Silva (B Silva 64′); Mahrez (Foden 64′), Jesus, Sterling.


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447 Comments Post a Comment
  1. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 3 Years
    5 days, 11 hours ago

    The lord is hurt

    1. Patron
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 11 hours ago

      and Puli is sick (ok ill leave)

      1. Egg noodle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 days, 11 hours ago

        You should

      2. Pu-li-sick (sic)
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 11 hours ago

        Hmmm

    2. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 11 hours ago

      omg

    3. Zanainem
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Salah injury?

  2. grennans2
    5 days, 11 hours ago

    Would appreciate any thoughts on this plan with transfers?

    Martinez
    TAA - Doherty - Saiss
    Salah - KDB - Son - Fernandes
    Rashford - Jimenez - DCL

    Button - Lascelles - Guendouizi - Simpson

    This week, use 2FT to do Martinez & DCL > De Gea & Nkietah
    Following week, use 1FT to do Guendouzi > Foden

    I figure De Gea has better fixtures than Martinez so more chance of a CS, Foden has more of a chance of starting going forward due to MCI rotation, and DCL has tough fixtures with Nkietah getting more regular starts for Arsenal (would still be a bench player for me), What do you think?

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 days, 11 hours ago

      Good plan

  3. Henning
    • 5 Years
    5 days, 11 hours ago

    what to do with this team?

    1 ft 1.4 m in the bank

    Pope Leno

    1. United defender in for Lundstram/Stevens

    2. Downgrade Aubameyang and try to upgrade Mount

    Lundstram TAA Boly Fernandez Stevens

    Mount KDB Fernandes Son Saka

    Aubameyang Jimenez Rashford

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

      Both are good options to consider, probably option 2 to get the most points possible

    2. OneMan
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 7 hours ago

      Option 2 bring in Jesus for Auba../and Martial or pulisic (depending on injury), for Mount.

  4. AD2110
    • 2 Years
    5 days, 11 hours ago

    Would you make any changes to this team? 2FT and 0 ITB

    DDG, (Martin)
    TAA, Doherty, Aurier, (Lascelles, Ngakia*)
    Salah, KDB, Bruno, Son, (Guendouzi)
    Rash, Jimi, DCL

    Need to replace Ngakia for a 4.0 def (if possible). Is there anything else you would prioritise?

    1. OleGGMU
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 11 hours ago

      I get your wanting to extract as much funds as possible to have something ITB, but unless you really absolutely need a few 0.x I'd say burn one transfer only and save .
      Team is solid and Rash's price means you have plenty itb to drop to a cheaper attacker and upgrade mid to play 3-5-2 or 4-5-1 so yeah gtg mate

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

      Lamptey 4.0 def, had a good game against LEI and probably will get more games

      1. AD2110
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 7 hours ago

        Good shout, cheers

    3. popey
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      very similar situation with almost the same team here - 2ft and 0.0ITB

      Foster (Martin)
      Saiss, Doherty, Aurier (Lascelles, Ngakia)
      Salah, KDB, Bruno, Son, Martial
      Rash, Jimi (Connolly)

      Depending on how Son and Kane go this week I have exact money to do Son & Jimi > Kane/Pulisic for free. Hate to lose Jimi but if I felt i would be captaining Kane a few times may be worth it. Otherwise will just be using a transfer to fix the Ngakia WC mistake

      1. AD2110
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 7 hours ago

        That’s nice - I might try something similar to your team and get rid of DCL and squeeze in Martial. Kane is probs a good shout, although I think Son is generally way more explosive. Everyone also has Jiminez so depends if you’re chasing in ML?

  5. wulfranian
    • 3 Years
    5 days, 11 hours ago

    What would you do here?
    Pope
    Alonso/VVD/CTaylor
    Mane/Mount/Fernandes/Sarr
    Jota/Auba/Jimenez

    McCarthy Hayden/BolySmith
    1ft 0.6itb

    a)Jota->Greenwood/Giroud
    b)Jota+Sarr->Greenwood+Martial
    c)Jota+Hayden->Greenwood+Antonio

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

      B Nketiah instead of greenwood

  6. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    5 days, 11 hours ago

    Auba Mount & Barnes to Kane Martial & Cantwell for -8?

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 6 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Surely not

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

      nope

    3. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Maybe delay Auba -> Kane one week and just take -4 for the rest?

  7. Flynny
    • 5 Years
    5 days, 11 hours ago

    Hi.....I need to find a saving of 0.6m this week in order to afford kane and foden (lots of cash and 2fts)

    Squad will be as below. Where does the 0.6m come from (taking a hit)

    A....hendo to martinez
    B...soy to Holgate
    C...fernandez to pulisic

    Hendo mccarthy
    Taa maguire soy boly stephens
    Salah kdb fernandez martial foden
    Kane jiminez nketiah

    Thanks

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

      B

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

      B

    3. internal error
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      A or B. B edges it

    4. Hktrader88
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      A, if you have already used your bench boost. You don't need 2 playing keepers, plus they don't alternate very well as both have tough gw34 and 35

    5. Pep bites Kun
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 8 hours ago

      A for the same reason as my learned colleague above

      1. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        5 days, 8 hours ago

        Thanks. Useful point re the Bench boost! Cheers

  8. Fantasyfootballryan
    5 days, 11 hours ago

    Any suggestions? 2FT and 0.4ITB.

    Martinez
    Boly, TAA, AWB
    Fernandes, KDB, Salah, Son
    Rashford, Jiminez, DCL

    Bench: Martin, Lascelles, K Davis, Ward

    1. CFC1990
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      At the moment just make your bench better!

      Just see how the fixtures go this week.

      Team is good.

    2. Steiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      See how this week goes, but I’d be inclined to do Son>Mahrez/Pulisic. Then upgrade elsewhere wherever you see fit

    3. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      I have a similar team and I'm looking at DCL + Guendouzi -> Nketiah + Foden.

  9. CFC1990
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 days, 11 hours ago

    I am around 52k this season but am starting to struggle in my cash leagues

    Pope, Button
    TAA, Doherty, AWB, Saiss, Lascelles
    Mane, Richarlison, Saint Maximin, Fernandes, Foden
    DCL, Rashford, Jimenez

    3.4m itb 2 FT’s

    I am set on Richarlison to KDB this week.

    What would you advise going forward with this team? I could downgrade Saint Maximin after WHU at home in GW33 and alternate between 4-3-3 and 3-4-3 depending on whether i start Foden.

    I am then 0.1m short of Foster to Ederson this week after the Rich to KDB move.

    Please post any RMTs below andI will help you guys too

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Rich to KDB sounds good. Save the other transfer.

    2. Pulisick
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Sounds like you have a good plan.
      KDB is a solid pick as he's probably the one hurting your rank progression the last few weeks

      Similar to the advice you gave me, wait until after these games and see if any injuries, etc. 433 looks fine moving forward with low scoring games!

  10. Pulisick
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    What to do with this lot and 2FT? Would like to upgrade Martinez and Saiss but don't really want to downgrade, ideas please!!!!!!!

    Martinez
    Doherty TAA Saiss
    Mane KDB Son Fernandes Martial
    Jimenez DCL

    Martin Nketiah Lascelles Robinson
    0.2ITB 2FT

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      What's wrong with Martinez and Saiss? Don't see anyone there that I'd want to downgrade tbh.

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

        Martinez has poor fixtures. Saiss is still a good pick but no Aurier/AWB is hurting rank

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

      Only way to upgrade Martinez and Saiss is to downgrade Doherty or midfield. I would keep TAA. Don't see why you would want to get rid of Saiss.

    3. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Saiss is good value. Team looks good, wait for the GW to end and maybe you'll get some ideas by friday. This is my plan with a similar team to yours.

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

        Good advice, cheers.

    4. CFC1990
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Wait until end of week as others have said. Only thing i would say is change Lascelles if he is benched for next GW. Get bench option with better end of season fixtures.

      Holgate is a good one or a Southampton defender

      Please comment on mine above.

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

        Cheers, good shouit on Lascelles.

  11. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Play 2

    A. Stevens vs Burnley
    B. Egan vs Burnley
    C. Saiss vs Arsenal
    D. Lascelles vs West Ham

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

      CD

    2. internal error
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      C,D

  12. Ian Davis
    • 10 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Do people think Liverpool are likely to heavily rotate vs Villa?

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

      maybe

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Yes but not heavily

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

      I expect Klopp to give the stallions a rest and reduce the risk of any long term injury.

    4. L S P
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      some people do, some people don't

    5. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      I do. I wouldn't be confident of getting serious minutes out of Salah or Mane, and maybe even TAA.

    6. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      I think most of the top players will start, but maybe get taken off around 60 minutes (assuming already leading by 2+ goals) instead of 75-80 like in the Palace game.

      1. Ian Davis
        • 10 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Yeah I think/hope that’ll be the case and they’ll get at least 60 mins. I’m on free-hit and currently have drafted Mané, Salah and TAA in..

    7. La Roja
      • 8 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      There will be rotation but I don’t expect heavy one

    8. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Liverpool players are don't buy, don't sell, don't captain for that game!

      1. Ian Davis
        • 10 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Hard not to captain at home to Villa

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

          What is your captain is rested? Instead make someone else your captain who is certain to play and has an amazing fixture too! Someone from United or Chelsea?

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

            What if**

          2. Ian Davis
            • 10 Years
            5 days, 10 hours ago

            I’ll think about it. Can easily see Liverpool scoring 5+ whereas United and Chelsea more like 2-0 wins

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

      What do you define as heavily?
      2-3 changes imo
      Backline picks itself with Neco coming on late
      Midfield can see Ox getting a game
      No actual reason to rest half the team, they’ll want max points and Klopp already said he’s treating these games as a preseason since we don’t know when next season starts

      1. Ian Davis
        • 10 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        I hope you’re right! Ideally want to stick with the big hitters and captain Mané who usually does well against Villa

    10. El Presidente
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Some people think he now goes for the records full force and some people (where Im included) think there is no way he will risk long term injuries on his top players for chasing stupid records that nobody cares anyway.

  13. Pointless
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    I've got Son + Kane. Considering selling for Salah + DCL. 2FTs. Should I do it?!

    1. La Roja
      • 8 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      It’s a bit “pointless” to ask this now 😛

      Joke aside, I guess you have to watch all of above and then decide really.

  14. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Salah yes DCL not sure

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

      reply to pointless

      1. Pointless
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Thanks

  15. drughi
    • 10 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Any ideas on what to with this lot ? 2 ft and 0.0 itb. Would like to punt on alonso but not sure how.

    Pope
    TAA Lascelles Doherty Saiss
    Salah(C) Bruno Martial KDB (VC)
    Jimenez Rashford

    Martin DCL Holgate Guendouzi

    1. La Roja
      • 8 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      I’d play DCL and bench Saiss

      1. drughi
        • 10 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Considering that ofc but spurs looks a bit more solid now and wolves against an arsenal side who should be fatigued.

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      If you are playing saiss vs arsenal over DCL i would get rid of him probably

      1. drughi
        • 10 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Could go Saiss and DCL > Alonso and nketiah ?

        1. Hy liverpool
          • 6 Years
          5 days, 10 hours ago

          Not sure about alonso and if he is not going to rotate.. Probably pulisic or even foden as 5th midfielder if you prefer to get rid of DCL... Ings might be a great option too if you have those extra cashes

          1. drughi
            • 10 Years
            5 days, 10 hours ago

            cheers pulisic on my radar for sure

  16. james 101
    • 8 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Marty
    TAA Doherty Ritchie
    KDB Son Fernandes Salah Martial
    Rashford Jimmi

    Button Taylor Nk Robinson

    2 FTs. No cash itb!

    Tempted by mahrez. Also, I like Ritchie, but if he’s actually injured there are other candidates.

    Anything else?

  17. Bleh
    • 3 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Next week only, who wins?

    A. VVD, Bruno, Pulisic/Mount
    B. Lascelles, Martial, Son

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

      A

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

      A

  18. marzo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Which combo for the rest of the season looks better?

    1. Patricio + Martial. (Have Saiss).
    2. Pope + Mahrez

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

      Pope+Martial

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        ^^

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      1 for me

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

      Pope Martial

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

    Do we reckon Pope will get a haul tonight?

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

      I think Burnley will concede

    2. drughi
      • 10 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Probably 2-3 points, palace should score

    3. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Palace without Zaha, Pope cleanie coming!

    4. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Usual saves and some bonus if CS. Strong chance of 0-0

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        I think both teams are satisfied with a 0-0 result.

  20. Rhodes your boat
    • 3 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Best defender up to 4.8 to join this defence?

    Martinez
    Taa Doherty lascelles 3.9

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

      Saiss, CTaylor

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Saiss

      1. AuFeld
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Isn't he one yellow away from a suspension?

        1. Rhodes your boat
          • 3 Years
          5 days, 10 hours ago

          I thought this

          1. Lord - Blaming it on Rio
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            5 days, 10 hours ago

            Not any more

    3. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Holgate

    4. JabariParkersEyelid
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Boly. Go all in.

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

      Boly, Justin, or Holgate.

      1. Rhodes your boat
        • 3 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Thanks think one of these or Taylor may be way to go

  21. KUNingas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    AWB or Martial? Already have Rashford and Bruno.

    1. JabariParkersEyelid
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      AWB for me, think plenty of other attacks to get involved with.

    2. Soto Ayam
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Martial

  22. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Best use of 2fts here with 0.2m itb. Not great TV unfortunately

    DDG
    Taa Doherty Aurier
    Salah Kdb Sarr Bruno
    Dcl Rashford Jimmy

    A: Sarr >> Mount and carry FT
    B: Sarr + Ddg >> Pulisic + 4.8m gk
    C: Sarr + DCL >> Mahrez + Nketiah and play one of nketiah/holgate/kiko
    D: Salah + Sarr >> Son + Mahrez + 1m
    E: Holgate + Sarr >> Alonso + Cantwell and play 433 but it makes it tricky to get back to a 4 man midfield..lots are playing with 5 mids even

    D is the most logical but fear of salah is high ahead of gw33 (AVL)..can we captain him with certainty..if not, no point keeping

    1. KUNingas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      D for me

    2. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Would not take out Salah yet, maybe just Sarr -> Foden?

  23. Dynamic Duos
    • 6 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Jesus a great differential and game changer at 3.8% and chasing?

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

      I think Sterling & Mahrez will get much more minutes than him! Sterling will occasionally play false 9!

    2. KUNingas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Go for it

    3. Berbs
      • 9 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Owned him already and I'm telling you, it's not worth it.

    4. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 days, 9 hours ago

      Hes such a crap player. I own him (was originally a 1 gw punt) and Im not selling as long as Kun is out though.

  24. Aftermath
    • 4 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Thoughts on this bunch?

    Patricio
    TAA Doherty Alonso
    Salah(C) KDB Mahrez Foden Bruno
    Jimenez Rashford

    Button Fernandez Nketiah 3.9

    0.5 itb

    1. JabariParkersEyelid
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Looks good.

      1. Aftermath
        • 4 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Thanks mate

    2. The Dance
      • 8 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Triple city mid is a tad risky

      1. Aftermath
        • 4 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Go big or go home for me at this point

        1. The Dance
          • 8 Years
          5 days, 10 hours ago

          True, and I don’t blame ya after this complete write off of a season 🙂

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

      Good team

  25. marzo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    WC Team. Still have BB.

    4-5-1.
    Pope, Martinez.
    TAA, Alonso, Aurier, Saiss, Lascelles.
    KDB, Salah, Bruno, Martial, Pulisic.
    Jesus, Maupay, Nketiah.
    0.5m ITB.

    Pope could be Patricio and Martial could be Mahrez too.

    1. The Dance
      • 8 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Not a fan of that forward line

      1. marzo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Rashford for Jesus is an obvious switch with Mahrez in for Martial too.

    2. JabariParkersEyelid
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      I wouldn't even want Maupay on the bench.

      1. marzo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        A couple of nice games for him.

        1. JabariParkersEyelid
          5 days, 10 hours ago

          Potter rotates like a madman given their position in the league. It's a hard no for me.

          1. marzo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            5 days, 10 hours ago

            Yeah. I owned for about 8 GW's earlier this season. Id say he averaged 1.5 points per game but still. Brighton fighting for relegation and doing better than some others.

            I think he will get some mins in those winnable games and he may be worth a punt on BB then.

            This team is not about Maupay though.

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

      need to sort those forwards

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

        This

      2. marzo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Rash over Jesus is a possibility but I see the value in defence and midfield I think.

        Don't want to rule out Liv/ City options and think they will do ok too.

    4. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      I woupd get jimmy alone over your front three

      1. marzo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Not a huge fan. Jesus (or Rashford) are enough I think.

        It's a 451 formation. Solid defence and mids and a decent striker up top playing in a team that will do well overall.

        1. JohnnyRev7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          5 days, 8 hours ago

          But you don't have a decent striker up top! Jimenez is your man if you're going 4-5-1... but that's a risky formation.

  26. Strchld
    • 3 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Pick one.

    A) DCL
    B) Alonso/Azpi
    C) Mount
    D) Foden

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

      B

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

      D

  27. CFC1990
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Which Man City players are people looking to have then from GW33?

    Some nice fixtures until the end of season.

    We know KDB but which others?

    I like Foden, Sterling and Ederson.

    I think Foden is good if you want to alternate between a 3-4-3 and 4-3-3.

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

      I've KDB and Sterling. I think I'll stick with them and maybe get Ederson!

    2. Strchld
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      If Foden would start 2/3 of the games, I would pick him. But not sure at all.

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

      Mahrez and Foden I'm looking at. No one else.

    4. AuFeld
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      David Silva, Sterling, and Mahrez are good options imo and all have played at least 180 (of the 270) mins since the restart.

  28. Stimps
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Thoughts on this team and what to do? 0itb, 1 free transfer

    Patricio
    TAA Lascelles Baldock
    KDB Sterling Martial Cantwell
    Auba Rashford Jota

    Reina, Grealish, Saiss, Egan

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

      Playing Lascelles over Saiss? Why? I've the same problem!

      1. Stimps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 days, 10 hours ago

        Newcastle play West ham at home, plus I have Patricio for wolves Cleanie cover

  29. Bubz
    • 6 Years
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    Score predictions for this evening? Going to pop a bet on

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

      2-1 Palace

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      1-1

    3. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      0-0 at HT

    4. El Presidente
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Total goals Under 0.5 HT

    5. El Presidente
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      Palace 1 Burnley 0 FT

    6. La Roja
      • 8 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      0-0 shitfest i reckon

    7. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 days, 10 hours ago

      0 - 0
      Pope 6 saves + 3 baps to rub it in for those who us who chickened out to get him on WC after City trashing

  30. Lokomotivvv
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 days, 10 hours ago

    3.2 ITB and need to chase in my mini league...

    Henderson/Ederson

    Saiss-Doherty-Lascalles-Lundstram-Robinson
    B.Fernandes-Martial-KDB-Mount-Pulisic
    Jimenez-Rashford-Abraham

    Need to offload my DGW players of course and I was thinking of a way to get Liverpool players in for the next GW's.

    Would you rather:
    A) Abraham->Nketiah, Mount->Mane (0,1 mill short for Salah) for -4
    B) Abraham->Nketiah, Pulisic->Salah for -4
    C) Lundstram -> TAA

    Was counting on Abraham, but he seems to be 2nd striker behind Giroud. Salah's keen on getting his 3rd golden boot and he loves a haul against weak teams...maybe I can afford him with Jimi raising in price, but idk...any help would be appreciated. Also would prefer to sell Mount instead of Pulisic, but we'll see about his injury.

    Any thoughts appreciated!