Dugout Discussion

Willian and Pulisic headline opening fixtures of Gameweek 34+

The Fantasy focus is on Chelsea in the opening round of Gameweek 34+ matches as they travel to face Crystal Palace.

Willian (£7.2m) and Christian Pulisic (£7.2m) have both received plenty of transfer attention in recent weeks having returned points in each of their last three matches.

The Brazilian has dispatched a penalty in each of those, registering two double-digit hauls and averaging 11 points per game.

Pulisic has been a little less explosive, earning Fantasy assists for being fouled in each of the last three, making for an average of seven points per game.

As has been usual since the Premier League resumed, the two players flank Olivier Giroud (£6.6m) in Chelsea’s front-three, who scored in the 3-0 win over Watford.

Of particular interest is a start for Billy Gilmour (£4.3m) in Chelsea’s midfield, although it is only his second of the season and first since Gameweek 29.

Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace contains fewer points of interest for Fantasy managers, with Jordan Ayew (£5.2m) and Wilfried Zaha (£6.6m) deployed either side of Christian Benteke (£5.7m) in attack.

Meanwhile, Watford host Norwich in what appears to be one of Gameweek 34+’s “gimme” fixtures.

The Canaries have been shipping goals since the Premier League restart and are yet to score.

There will be some interest in Craig Dawson (£4.8m) who has registered the joint-highest number of shots in the box of any defender over the last four matches, his total of seven more than any Watford player too.

There is a rare start for Danny Welbeck (£5.8m) on the flanks of the attack while Troy Deeney (£6.2m) holds down his centre-forward role.

Full Line-Ups

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; van Aanholt, Dann, Cahill, J Ward; McArthur, Milivojevic, Kouyaté; Ayew, Benteke, Zaha.

Chelsea XI: Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Christensen, R James; Gilmour, Barkley, Mount; Pulisic, Giroud, Willian.

Watford XI: Foster; Masina, Dawson, Kabasele, Femenía; Hughes, Capoue; Welbeck, Doucouré, Sarr; Deeney.

Norwich City XI: Krul; Lewis, Klose, Godfrey, Aarons; Tettey, Vrancic; O Hernández, Stiepermann, Buendía; Pukki.

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1,449 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Bossworld
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Nice 1-0 Palace win please

    1. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      With a Pulisic own goal?

      1. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Willian please! ML rival just got him!

  2. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Come on Pulisic !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Amey
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Ladies and Gentlemen. ..
    Today is the day ...
    When
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    .
    .
    .
    Mr. Pulisic (aka Captian America)

    1. GOTHAM City F.C.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Real assist finally?

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Can say that

      2. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        surely not

    2. Pedersen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Blank?

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Can say that too 😉

  4. TONY123
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    What happened to Abraham? Why is he suddenly out of favour?

    1. JustPark
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Demands a pay rise.

      1. Daniel S. - Go Havertz !!!
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        He is shiite

        1. JustPark
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Wrong timing imo with current global crisis.

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

    Crazy, that out of ppl I dont own the highest EO is 47%. Really not living in too much fear these days (except Pope ofc... 😛 )

    1. Daniel S. - Go Havertz !!!
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Who is it?

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Rashford 47%, Pope and Greenwood close behind

    2. Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      where do you get these stats from which website? thanks

      1. Daniel S. - Go Havertz !!!
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Ragabolly site

      2. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        livefpl.net

    3. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      It’s got the feeling of a week where differentials will make a difference

  6. Bam Bam Bigelow
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Best Def till end of season:
    A - Azpi (shu, NOR, liv, WOL)
    B - Digne (wol, AVL, shu, BOU)
    C - Jonny (EVE, bur, CRY, che)

    1. Daniel S. - Go Havertz !!!
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I went Digne.

    2. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      B

    3. Bam Bam Bigelow
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Digne it is

  7. Daniel S. - Go Havertz !!!
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Lads about the bus team. Play Hendo or Pope? Pope currently starts.

    1. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Isn’t Mee injured? Burnley squad getting very thin.

      Then again I’m still bitter about not getting him on wc and therefore very negative about getting him now!

    2. beric
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Pope

      1. Daniel S. - Go Havertz !!!
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Thanks Beric

  8. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    0.1 short off getting Digne.

    Best 5.6 defender for the rest of the season.

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      AWB

    2. JustPark
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Aurier/AWB

  9. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Only have one wish for this GW

    Shu to concede without Jimmy involvement

    1. Daniel S. - Go Havertz !!!
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Naaah. 0:0 nailed on imo

  10. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Vardy only 9%, huge differential this week.

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I'm coming !
      Wait for one week to score Jamie 🙂

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        ahah same

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        I never got off the bus.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Nice

          1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            That is not so nice.

  11. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Foster save 1!

  12. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Norwich can surprise lot of ppl today

  13. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Crapping my pants with double Watford defence

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Timing

  14. PascalCygan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Gary Cahill looks like he spent lockdown doing a lot of bicep curls.

    1. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      But not thigh curls by the looks of it

  15. Tempestic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Kane only 18% EO, could be nice

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Sure got the differential we were looking for huh

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Yeh. Glad i went for KDB captain tho, owning is enough!

  16. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Double Watford defence went well

    1. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Brutal

    2. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Why do you need/want to do that? Being clever...?

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Dawson fever

    3. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Played my bench boost because of double Watford defence. Luckily, one of them isn’t playing so maybe he’ll come on before the half hour mark and still get a clean sheet.

      It’s the hope that kills you.

  17. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    CLEAN SHEET GONE ALREADY FFS

  18. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Oh fek off Kiko

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Got 3 minutes out of him.

  19. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Well there's my Foster clean sheet gone, see you tomorrow

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Yep cya there! in same boat

  20. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Watford cleanie gone already..

  21. Tempestic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    ahaha wow watford

  22. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Buendia essential?

  23. Forza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Jafooli's Kiko (c) strategy paying off already.

  24. Bun Rab L3D2
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Giroud G
    Willian A

  25. Tcheco
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Watford clean sheet smashed

  26. Daniel S. - Go Havertz !!!
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Giroud juhuuuuuu. CL even closer now.

  27. JBG
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    All that worrying if Kabasele starts for nothing, hahah Watford are awful.

  28. Dr. Mantis Toboggan
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Lovely

  29. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Why did I get Pulisic over Willian ffs

    1. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      SAme

  30. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    FFS where is Pulisic involment