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Fernandes back with a bang as Rashford and Martial underwhelm at Brighton

Brighton 0-3 Man United

  • Goals: Mason Greenwood (£4.3m), Bruno Fernandes x2 (8.7m)
  • Assists: Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m), Paul Pogba (£8.3m), Greenwood
  • Bonus Points: Greenwood x3, B Fernandes x2, Wan-Bissaka x1

Bruno Fernandes (£8.7m) came back from the Fantasy brink to show his true worth in Manchester United’s 3-0 win at Brighton.

The Portuguese international had been overshadowed by Paul Pogba‘s (£8.3m) return to the starting line-up in Gameweek 31+ before a poor 120 minutes against Norwich in the FA Cup over the weekend, leading to low expectations for Gameweek 32+.

But Fernandes blew those out of the water, coming away with two goals, a clean sheet and two bonus for a 15-point haul on Tuesday evening.

While Pogba’s presence did appear to harm Fernandes’ assist potential once again, having the Frenchman around unlocked something else for his midfield colleague: even greater goal threat.

Fernandes found himself offered up plenty of opportunities and, even though they were often from outside the penalty area, he still looked threatening all evening.

He came close to opening the scoring in the 12th minute when Pogba squared to him on the edge of the box. Fernandes’ sweeping finish curled back in on Mat Ryan‘s (£4.7m) goal, striking the base of the post.

Fernandes then put a direct free-kick over in the 20th minute, before finally netting the goal he attempted earlier when Pogba squared it to him again in the 31st minute, with a little help from an Alexis Mac Allister (£5.5m) deflection.

Fernandes’ finest effort came in the second half, as he finished off an exciting counter-attack move, reminiscent of the Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney glory days. Harry Maguire (£5.3m) headed clear, Nemanja Matić (£4.8m) hooked a through-ball out to Mason Greenwood (£4.3m), who crossed to Fernandes arriving at the back-post with pace, volleying beyond Ryan with aplomb.

“You know, good defending on the set play and you know we’ve got pace on the counter. We want to go forward quickly and a great pass by Nemanja, great cross by Mason (Greenwood) and fantastic finish from Bruno.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

With another haul in the bag, Fernandes owners will be in a good mood ahead of Gameweek 33+ which brings a hapless Bournemouth side to Old Trafford. Especially encouraging was that, with the game won, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was able to substitute the Portuguese midfielder just after the hour-mark – particularly important given his FA Cup exertions over the weekend.

“Great to get that 3-0 early so I could get Bruno and Luke off. They’ve had a hard weekend with 120 minutes in the cup. That worked out well.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

It was fitting that Greenwood’s cross for Fernandes’ second goal sailed over Marcus Rashford (£9.1m) and Anthony Martial (£8.2m) as both players blanked in Gameweek 32+ following decent scores in the previous outing.

While holding each of them for a home match against Bournemouth seems like the obvious decision, there were certainly elements of both players’ performances that were a bit discouraging.

The 20%-owned Rashford was heavily involved in approach play during the first half, as Solskjaer was keen for Manchester United to ask questions of Martín Montoya (£4.3m), but could not find his way into dangerous penalty area situations.

If anything, Rashford played much wider than his owners and backers for the captaincy would have liked, his only effort of the game coming from outside the box, as he cut inside onto his right-foot and blazed high and wide.

Meanwhile, in contrast to the explosive display against Sheffield United, Martial was forced to endure a workmanlike evening at Brighton. As Brighton tried to sit deep, often shifting their back-four into a back-five by tucking the advanced Tariq Lamptey (£4.0m) into full-back and left-back Dan Burn (£4.5m) into the centre-back trio, Manchester United’s centre-forward did not get much space. The role he performed for the team, pulling markers away from team-mates, played a big part in the success of the evening, but left him without a single shot at the Amex Stadium.

While holding Martial and Rashford ahead of Bournemouth is an obvious decision for Fantasy managers, the recent performances of Greenwood will be turning their eye.

He has now started each of the last two matches in a row and made a case for man of the match at Brighton.

The budget forward produced an excellent piece of skill and finished well for the opening goal and it was his pace on the counter that earned him an assist, and all three bonus for United’s third of the evening.

With Daniel James (£5.8m) the main competition for his place, it is hard to see Greenwood benched for the next match. Reliability of starts is not something that has applied to the forward in his time at Manchester United so far, so if he were to finally achieve it, with form and fixtures converging, Greenwood could provide exceptional value between now and the end of the season.

“(Greenwood) played fantastically. He’s a young kid and he’s a special kid. We know when he gets faced up and looking forward he’s dangerous but his hold-up play and link-up play today was great. He’s just as good with his left foot as he is with his right foot. He’s developing into a fine young player.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

As Fantasy managers chase other ways to invest in Manchester United assets, Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m) is becoming an increasingly viable option.

The right-back made plenty of forays down his side of the pitch against Brighton, providing yet another assist. That was his third since Gameweek 26, having produced just one in the first 25 matches of the campaign.

With Bournemouth (home), Aston Villa (away), Southampton (home), Crystal Palace (away) and West Ham (home) up next, Wan-Bissaka is sure to combine his newfound assist potential with clean sheets as well.

Manchester United have now recorded six shutouts in their last eight Premier League matches, Wan-Bissaka averaging 7.25 points per game in that time, more than any defensive colleague.

Finally, Brighton assets largely proved once again how difficult it is to invest in their services.

Faced with a tough test, Graham Potter shuffled his pack extensively, deploying a blend of 4-4-2 and 3-5-1-1 during the match.

Key goalscorer Neal Maupay (£5.7m) did not feature until the second half, coming at the interval with Leandro Trossard (£5.8m). Of the two, it was the latter who went closest to scoring, twice shaving the post with fierce shots across goal.

“Purely tactical (the team selection). Using Aaron Connolly’s pace. I think Neal (Maupay) can help us off the bench. It’s important to have players that can come on and finish the game. It’s a big squad. Everybody is ready to help. We’ll need that going forward.” – Graham Potter

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (3-5-1-1): Ryan; Montoya, Burn, Duffy, Dunk (Bernardo 81′), Lamptey (Trossard 46′); Bissouma, D Stephens, Pröpper (Maupay 46′); Mac Allister (Mooy 81′), Connolly (March 87′).

Manchester United XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Shaw (Williams 64′), Maguire, Lindelöf, Wan-Bissaka; Matic, Pogba (McTominay 64′); Rashford (D James 78′), B Fernandes (A Pereira 64′), Greenwood; Martial (Ighalo 78′).

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1,040 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Patio Kev
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Thoughts on Rashford and Jota to Greenwood and Jiménez for free ?

    Need to get rid of Jota but have zero ITB and already have triple Man Utd so can’t just FT to Greenwood.

    Rest of team looks ok.

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Considering selling Rash too. Feel like as soon as I sell him he’ll explode

      1. circusmonkey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Knee jerk, knee jerk.

    2. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Jimenez has baby on the way just FYI

    3. RECKLESS
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Maybe Dcl or hold for a week and Get Ings after tough city match. What you want to do is knee jerk and removing Rashford with the form and fixtures Manutd have is looking for a bad finish just to burn transfers

    4. Patio Kev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Thanks for the feedback everybody, may hold back given the Jiménez situation.

  2. Azathoth
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    On WC,keep VVD or get AWB?(having TAA can't afford both)

    1. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      AWB

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Depends what you use the extra cash for. Prefer VVD longterm but he’s around 1mil more?

      1. Azathoth
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Found a way to have both,DCL to Greenwood and 4.3 def to AWB,but haven't pulled the trigger yet...

    3. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      AWB. Fixtures and bonus

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        And assist, and chasing top 4, and still low ownership

  3. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    What moves would you look at here with 2FTs? Rash looked pretty wide. Son didn’t overly impress but will see how he gets on this GW. Still tempted by Ings even though the fixtures turn. Mahrez or AWB on my radar too.

    Martinez
    TAA • Doherty • Lascelles
    Salah • Son • KDB • Bruno
    Jimmy • Rash • DCL
    (3.9, Holgate, Kiko, Guendouzi)

    1. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Looks really good to be honest. Any bank to make a defensive upgrade of Kiko or Lascelles??

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        0.3m?

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Solid nothing pressing ... Kiko to Bur Taylor? Minor but probably an upgrade.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yeah possibly. Or Lascelles to Fernandez

    3. JollyGoodYellows
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I have the same starting 11 and considering Rashford + Guendouzi > Greenwood + Mahrez.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Cheers. Could backfire that though

  4. 03farmboy
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Who’s are the best players to have for each of these teams?

    Man united, Chelsea and Man City

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Bruno Alonso KDB

    2. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Differential: Greenwood, Willian, Foden

    3. King Kohli
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      AWB, Pulisic, Mahrez

    4. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Bruno
      Pulisic
      KDB

  5. rowdog24
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    2 FTs

    Rashford and Jota to Kane and Greenwood?

    1. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Yeah good moves. Would think Jota May lose his place

    2. King Kohli
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Not sold on Kane yet

  6. Lev Yashin
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Let's try this again but with the whole squad.

    2FTs so need to use one or lose one.
    0.7m ITB

    DDG, Button
    TAA, Doherty, Saïss, Fernandez, Holgate
    Mané, KdB, Bruno, Bergwijn, Davis
    Jimenez, Ings, DCL

    Thanks.

    1. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      More Man U

    2. King Kohli
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I'd look at adding Martial or Mahrez

    3. poulteren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      bergwjn for pogba or martial.

  7. SouthCoastSaint
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Anyone else looking at post wildcard leagues and thinking now is the time to punt? Fallen into the trap of playing “safe” and getting no where (jimmynez captain this week)

    Bowen on my radar, looks good everytime I’ve seen him. Time for differentials?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Do it !

    2. POLSKA GOLA
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I wouldn’t waste transfer on Bowen. Better target a differential big hitter, someone like Mahrez for a differential captain haul

    3. Warby84
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I quite like OOP Antonio...

  8. King Kohli
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Best move here?
    Need to cover up 40pts on ML rival.

    2 Ft,0.4 ITB. BB left. Plan to use it this week

    A. KDB + Cantwell + Jota > Mahrez + Martial + Greenwood
    B. Son + Cantwell + Jota > Martial + Mahrez + Greenwood
    C. Son + Jota + Basham > Mahrez + Greenwood + AWB

    Pope Hendo
    TAA Doherty Gomez Taylor Basham
    Salah KDB Bruno Son Cantwell
    Dcl Jimenez Jota

    1. JimJoshBoy
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Tough between B and C

      AWB is legit, Greenwood could be a flash in the pan

      1. King Kohli
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Greenwood I'd definitely play this week on a BB.
        If I do C, it gives me the flexibility of a 442/343

  9. JimJoshBoy
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Who to start next Gameweek

    A) Pope (SHU)
    B) Henderson (bur)

    and

    1) Sarr (che)
    2) Saiss (ARS)
    3) Lascelles (WHU)

    1. King Kohli
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A2

  10. Sepp Blattered
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Current Team for next week:

    Fabianski
    TAA, AWB, Lascelles
    Salah(C), Son, Fernandes, Martial, Pulisic
    Jiminez, DCL

    McCarthy, Jota, Boly, Holgate

    Thoughts? Saving for BB for the next week I reckon...

  11. Sead’s Colossal Snatc…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Bottomed. Thoughts on potential moves?

    Pope Martinez
    AWB TAA Doherty Lascelles Taylor
    Pulisic Salah KDB Martial Bruno
    Jimenez Jota DCL

    1FT 0.6 ITB

    Thinking save this week then use 2 FT for Pulisic to Mahrez and Jota to Origi/Nketiah?

    1. Chelsea91
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Get Aurier and make it AWB,TAA,Doherty and Aurier would be awesome.

  12. Chelsea91
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Pope
    Taa,Saiss,Soy,Aurier
    Mane(c),Kdb,Bruno,Son
    Jota,Ings

    Good to go for GW33+?

    1. Sead’s Colossal Snatc…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 13 days ago

      If KDB plays most of the Pool game, tempted by a KDB to Martial punt for the Bournemouth game?

      1. Chelsea91
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I think will do Mane to Martial since liverpool will rotate the squad.

  13. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Mahrez 30

    Martial 31

    Bruno 32

    Who else has iwned all 3 for their hauls 😛

    1. Sead’s Colossal Snatc…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I have! Captained Bruno in 31 and Martial in 32 though.

    2. Chelsea91
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      i cap bruno in 32

    3. ManUnitedComeBack
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Me! But captained none of them.

  14. POLSKA GOLA
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Surely Greenwood is a trap, isn’t he?
    I have Bruno and Rash as my two MUN. Would need to get rid of KDB/Son for a third attacker or Doherty for a defender.
    Third MUN spot to goes to:
    A) AWB
    B) Maguire
    C) Martial
    D) Greenwood
    Team is:
    Pope
    TAA, Doherty, Aurier, Lascelles
    Salah, KDB, Bruno, Son
    Rash, Jimi
    Bench: 3.9, Nketiah, Femenia, Hayden
    Is it worth it and which one?

    1. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      You could just Nketiah to Greenwood and bench Lacelles?

      1. POLSKA GOLA
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I could do that but worried Greenwood is a trap and a waste of MUN slot

  15. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Ayew to Greenwood for free is a no brainer surely?

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I dont know is it?

      1. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Seems it. 5.2 mill in a team that can't buy a goal vs 4.3 mill in a free scoring team. Greenwood won't get as many minutes though.

        1. Nightcrawler
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 13 days ago

          I dont know, will he?

    2. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      If you're happy with Greenwood as third Utd, yes

    3. RamaJama
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Not sure about spenning A manu spot on Greenwood when we have more nailed options like Rashford, Martial, Bruno, Pogba, AWB, Maguire, DDG

  16. Jet5605
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    How did Rashford play last night? Worth holding or should I look to downgrade to Greenwood to free up cash?

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Played like son vs west ham without Son's X factor and clean sheet + extra goal point

    2. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      On the wing, not involved much. But I'm holding, it could be very different vs Bournemouth

  17. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Leicester starting to look a bit precarious all of a sudden aren't they?

    Hard to believe the three teams below them are all now within 3 points... all three are in red hot form too - the foxes might end up 7th or 8th by the time the fat lady sings

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Not really. Cant see wolves getting past them with those fixtures

      Chelsea shd finish above them though

      Lecister just need a couple of wins and draws realistically to take it to the final day vs United

  18. Jet5605
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    60 mins or less for Salah tomorrow and it's Salah (c) v Villa otherwise it's Bruno (c) if Salah plays 90?

  19. Christina.
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Why is everyone one ignoring Mane this week?

    1. POLSKA GOLA
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Salah statistically better at home

      1. Christina.
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I mean both....

        1. POLSKA GOLA
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Would need to get rod of KDB/Son plus Doherty or Rashford to afford him

          1. POLSKA GOLA
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            *get rid

            1. Christina.
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              nope:

              Richarlison+Rashy->Mane+Greenwood for free

              1. POLSKA GOLA
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                I don’t have Richarlison

                1. Christina.
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Oh sorry, those are my moves. Yeah, thats the luck of missing out on Martial 21 pts vs Sheffield!

          2. Nightcrawler
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Rahsford has to go. Such a nothing pick atm

    2. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Hard to have both salah and mane unless u have a monster TV
      And any time its salah vs mane the asnwer is always salah

      1. Christina.
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Its easy

        Mane Salah Bruno Son
        Greenwood DCL Jimenez

        1. Christina.
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          wk after one of Mane/Salah goes for KdB/Sterling/Mahrez etc etc..

        2. Nightcrawler
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 13 days ago

          I dont know man. Im happy with my bruno and martial double up with son and salah atm

          I guess if u gave me a choice of son vs mane id pick mane but those 3m go a long way for my defence

          1. Christina.
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Well I missed the Martial boat and want to sell Rashford

            My def is fine:
            DDG
            TAA Doherty Lacelles

          2. Nightcrawler
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 13 days ago

            But then again i have a crap TV

            Mane over son shd be afforable for anyone with a half decent tv and those 3 upfront

        3. Christina.
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Mane is a major diff in top 10k

          less than 2500 own him

          1. POLSKA GOLA
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            That’s good to know, both Salah+ Mane together a huge differential for sure

            1. Christina.
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              also easy swap to city midf the week after

            2. Whazza
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              A lot of money for rotations risks imo

              1. Nightcrawler
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Except theyre not

                1. Whazza
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Source?

              2. Christina.
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Its for 1 wk only, besides Klopp wont just stop playing Salah/Mane until the rest of the season

    3. SH
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I am thinking of doing Auba+Sarr > Mane+Greenwood if I decide to wc in 34+. Would give me this attack -

      Salah Mane KDB Bruno Barnes
      Jimmy Ings/Greenwood

      If I do decide to not to wc then I would rather have Mahrez and spend the money to upgrade Barnes>Martial

  20. ManUnitedComeBack
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Who would you bench among the following this weekend?

    A) Alexander-Arnold (AVL)
    B) van Dijk (AVL)
    C) Doherty (ARS)
    D) Wan-Bissaka (BOU)
    E) Aurier (EVE)

    I will be running with a 5atb formation in general, but might start the likes of Origi/Foden/Nketiah depending on minutes so in that case will have to bench one of the defenders.

    1. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      C or E.
      But seriously tough call

      That's some defence.

    2. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      That's one beefy defence! E if I had to.

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Very solid defence. You did this to yourself buddy 😆

      Van Dijk imo

  21. DannyDrinkVodka
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Gents, help me out. Start either A) Lascelles or B) DCL

      1. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Hmm tough.
        Maybe bench Lasca.

      2. kopite65
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        would sooner play the attacker,higher ceilng of pts, will be playing him my self

      3. antis0cial
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        B

      4. DannyDrinkVodka
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Cheers everyone!

      5. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Is Foden a good 5th midfielder?
        Currently have him on my WC.

        1. antis0cial
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          He could well be a great option if he's used in the league to rest others for Cups. He is a punt though, and could just as easily get 5-10 minutes here and there as before.

      6. RamaJama
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Which 3 Utd going forward?

        A) AWB/Bruno/Martial
        B) Bruno/Martial/Rashford

        1. Weasel Boy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          same dilemma myself

          Currently on Rash Bruno AWB.

          But i like the look of B

          1. RamaJama
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Have AWB, Martial, Rashford, but want Bruno too on expense of Rashford or AWB.

            Son will make way for Bruno

        2. kopite65
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          i have ddg bruno an rash, due to having pope an awb on w/c recently, butwent ddg an taylor save 0.6 at the time

      7. ASOUSA12
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        On a WC, please let me know your thoughts:

        Initial thoughts were around this first draft, with already transfers in mind...

        1)

        Martinez
        TAA Van Dijk Saiss
        Salah Mahrez KDB Fernandes Martial
        Jimenez DCL

        Button Nketiah Lamptey Jack Robinson

        GW34+ -> Save Transfer
        GW35+ -> Van Dijk -> Wan-Bissaka / Maguire
        GW36+ -> Salah + DCL / Jimenez -> Sterling + Ings
        GW37+ -> Save Transfer
        GW38+ -> Saiss + DCL / Jimenez -> Robbo + fodder (probably start Nketiah in last GW)

        After yesterday night, i'm all over the place and currently considering this as a 4-5-1 or 3-5-2, but it doesn't give me a lot of flexibility for future moves

        2)

        Pope
        TAA AWB Aurier
        Salah KDB Mahrez Fernandes Son
        Jimenez Greenwood

        Button Saiss Nketiah Simpson

        GW34+ -> Save Transfer
        GW35+ -> Pope -> Fabianski
        GW36+ -> Salah + Son -> Sterling + Pulisic
        GW37+ -> Nketiah -> Ings
        GW38+ -> Jimenez -> DCL

        1) or 2), anything you would change in terms of a master plan?

      8. The Red Devil
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        GW 33 Captaincy
        Liverpool: if we knew team wouldn't be rotated, we'd definitely put it on Salah/mane, but perhaps we'll know more post the city match, also due to rotation risks, does TAA become a better option?
        Manchester United: Bruno will be quite popular option, however Rashford has a very good PPG at home, would you go for one of him or Martial? Bruno seems a great option, but he wasn't too threatening in the last home game, are we seeing a pattern? Rashford/Martial to do better at home & Bruno better away?
        Chelsea: no real standout options, except Pulisic? Maybe a punt on azpili or Alonso?
        Wolves: Jimenez can be a very good option imo, against an Arsenal side who've been vulnerable to crosses, traore might start? Jimenez seems a decent option

        Personally for me it's gonna be one of United or TAA for me (own mane but he's not been benched yet, so you never know)

        Thoughts?

        1. Christina.
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Salah or Mane

          1. The Red Devil
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Klopp to field a full team?

        2. Warby84
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Trent??

        3. Whazza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          What makes you think Trent is nailed if the mids aren't

          1. The Red Devil
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Well, normally attackers have been benched by pool, perhaps he'll start & be taken off sooner?

      9. masyuris
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        So, Mount + KdB is still better than Martial + Pulisic ?

      10. Mo Mane No Problems
          1 month, 13 days ago

          2 free transfers and feel like I should use one but nothing is standing out. Tempted to bring in Mahrez for Son but seems unnecessary given Son has Everton at home. Any thoughts? Nothing in the bank...

          Pope
          TAA Maguire Saiss Lascelles
          KDB Salah (c) Son Bruno
          Jimmy Rashford

          Martin DCL Guendouzi Robinson

          1. MadFinCha
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Rashford and Saiss to Greenwood and Doherty?

            1. Mo Mane No Problems
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Yes that’s one to think about... would you do it? Greenwood incredible value but not convinced he’s nailed. Doherty obviously a better option than Saiss but he is matching him at the moment...

          2. Warby84
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Pope
            Alonso Doherty TAA(c)
            Salah (vc) Fernandes Son Pulisic
            Rashford DCL Jimenez

            Cantwell Basham Egan

            Tempted by the Trent C for a bit of fun anyone else going through with or just play safe with Salah

          3. It’s gonna Ben Mee
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            What cheap striker should I get? Have 2 FTs. Want to beef up defence with AWB or similar and consider getting rid of DCL to be able to do it. Current team:

            Pat
            TAA Doherty Fernandez
            Salah Bruno KdB Son
            Rash Jimenez DCL

            Bench: Button Robinson Kiko Guendouz
            0.1 ITB

          4. Slitherene
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            WC 33 | BB 34

            Lloris Martinez | 0 ITB
            Gomez AWB Boly (TAA Aurier)
            KdB Mahrez Bruno (Pulisic Sarr)
            Jimenez (Rashford DC-L)

            Lloris Martinez | 0 ITB
            Gomez AWB Boly (Holgate Kabasele)
            KdB Mahrez Bruno (Salah Foden)
            Jimenez (Greenwood Kane)

            Which WC team seems better for the BB?