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Golden Boot race hots up as Aubameyang and Vardy score again

Arsenal 1-1 Leicester City

Goals: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m) | Jamie Vardy (£9.7m)

Assists: Bukayo Saka (£4.7m) | Demarai Gray (£5.0m)

Bonus Points: Vardy x3, Aubameyang x2, Kasper Schmeichel (£5.4m)

A late goal from Jamie Vardy (£9.7m) earned Leicester City a point and denied Arsenal a fourth straight league win.

A sluggish return from lockdown meant more Vardy family members had issued writs against Coleen Rooney than scored Premier League goals, until the striker broke a three-match drought with a brace against Crystal Palace in Gameweek 33+.

His patchy form had lost him close to 600,000 Fantasy Premier League (FPL) owners since Gameweek 28, but three goals in the last four days means he’s now back in the top five for transfers-in heading into the weekend’s fixtures.

Vardy is also two goals clear of the pack in the race for the Golden Boot; a gap that had been reduced to one when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m) opened the scoring last night.

The Arsenal forward had been in poor form himself, with four blanks spanning the start and end of lockdown, but three goals and an assist from Gameweek 32+ onwards has now brought in 26 points for his 23.1% ownership.

What it hasn’t done is persuade many to bring him into their Fantasy squads. Aubameyang is not even in the top 30 for Gameweek 35+ purchases as an immediate schedule involving the North London Derby and then a visit from Liverpool seems too rich for most people’s blood.

Fixtures trumping form? Presumably, because the Gunners were unlucky not to make it four league wins on the bounce, and ten victories in their last 13 matches in all competitions, last night.

That they didn’t was down to a superb display by Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel (£5.4m), who made five stops during a one-sided first-half, and a red card that reduced the home team to ten men for the final 15 minutes of the match.

Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah (£4.4m) had only been on the pitch for four minutes when he failed to control a sliding tackle on the rain-slick pitch and he went in high and studs-up on James Justin (£4.7m). He was initially only booked for the challenge, until VAR had other ideas and referee Chris Kavanagh agreed once he’d taken a look on the pitch-side monitor.

A Foxes team that had threatened only intermittently before the sending-off were ruthless after it. 

Manager Brendan Rodgers went from a 3-4-1-2 to a 4-5-1 formation, which hugely improved the supply line to Vardy, as although the forward ostensibly had a strike partner in Kelechi Iheanacho (£5.7m), the Nigeria international dropped very deep for much of the match, leaving Vardy isolated up front.

The pair did combine well on occasion, with Iheanacho having a goal ruled out for offside in the first half, but once Harvey Barnes (£6.0m) replaced him and Nketiah trudged off a few minutes later, the visitors used patience, and the width of the pitch, to stretch Arsenal.

The tactic finally came good with six minutes to go when Vardy slotted home a cross from the impressive substitute Demarai Gray (£5.0m), although VAR had a long, long look at possible offsides before the goal was finally confirmed.

Rodgers was somewhat one-eyed in his post-match reaction to the result.

“I thought a point was the minimum we deserved. At 11 versus 10 we managed it really well, got the goal and unfortunate not to have got a second.” – Brendan Rodgers

Arsenal would have been extremely unlucky not to get something from a game they ran for lengthy spells.

Schmeichel earned two save points and a bonus for his superb display, denying Bukayo Saka (£4.7m) and Hector Bellerin (£5.3m) with fine stops and Alexandre Lacazette (£9.2m) with a brilliant one.

He could do little about the goal, however, as Aubameyang finished following fine work by Saka.

The 5.4%-owned midfielder, made it two straight Gameweeks with a haul – and three in his last four starts – as Arteta continues to use him as part of a front three.

But what is great news for some is potentially less pleasing for others – Lacazette was handed the central striker role last night, meaning Aubameyang’s owners had to make do with their man cutting in from the left flank.

Arteta, however, believes the move does not harm his attacking threat.

“He is scoring a lot of goals coming from that position, he’s done it all his career. We know he can play as at nine but at the moment the balance of the team is a little bit better like this. He is a team player.” – Mikel Arteta

The stats back the boss up – Aubameyang and Lacazette had exactly the same number of shots (two), all of which were inside the area, and they also had one big chance each. The Gabon international also had four penalty area touches to his teammate’s two.

While the Gunners’ attacking prowess has rarely been in doubt, their defensive improvement has been impressive under Arteta.

A fourth straight clean sheet was beyond them last night, in part thanks to Nketiah’s indiscretion, but the much-maligned Shkodran Mustafi (£5.1m) has been a man transformed in recent weeks, although his major contribution last night involved taking a stray Vardy boot to the face, an (entirely accidental) incident that the Arsenal coach thought should have led to the forward’s dismissal.

“I was agitated for a previous incident that was a red card. The referee has made a decision and we have to learn from that, as well it is our fault because it is the fourth time since I have been here we have played with 10 men and we have to reflect on that.” – Mikel Arteta

That speaks volumes for the, let’s just say, ‘more robust’ Arsenal that is emerging under their new coach, and although few Fantasy managers seem keen to invest right now, their final two fixtures – away at Aston Villa and home to Watford –  should tempt plenty more.

The situation is, essentially, reversed for Leicester.

The Foxes travel to Bournemouth and then host Sheffield United next. Small wonder, then, that Vardy is enjoying purchases.

But they end the season with a trip to Tottenham and a potentially huge home game with Manchester United that could determine which of them earns a Champions League spot for next year.

That will mean a motivated, and mostly rotation-free, side from now until the end of the campaign, but Leicester’s patchy form – a win, a loss and three draws – since Gameweek 30+ is not wholly convincing.

Arsenal (3-4-3): Martínez; Kolasinac, D Luiz, Mustafi; Tierney, Xhaka, Ceballos (Torreira 80), Bellerín; Aubameyang (Maitland-Niles 90+3), Lacazette (Nketiah 71), Saka (Willock 71).

Leicester City (3-4-1-2: Schmeichel; Söyüncü, Evans, Bennett (Gray 76); Justin, Tielemans, Ndidi (Praet 82), Albrighton (Fuchs 59); Pérez; Vardy, Iheanacho (Barnes 59).

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672 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ZoumasBloomers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Nketiah and Son to Vardy and Saka for a hit (and bench Saka)?

    Or start Son and maybe just switch Nketiah for Connolly to be first sub

    1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      I removed Vardy and Saka for a hot two weeks ago 🙁

  2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Barring no injuries: Kane > Vardy(c)? Current team is:

    Pat
    TAA AWB Doherty
    Martial Bruno KdB Son Pulisic
    Jimmy Kane

    Bench: Kiko Fernandez Nketiah
    0.3 ITB, 1 FT

    1. Hitmonlee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Yeah I’d say so

      Not sure on (c) though

    2. OleGGMU
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      If youre not gonna captain him against bourn the why bother to bring him in tbh, rather just get ings or upgrade to auba instead imo

  3. Kuzser
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Obviously early days, but what is the best move here?
    1ft, 0.3 itb.
    1)Baldock -> Aurier
    2)Rash Jota -> Vardy Greenwood for -4, bench Sarr
    3)Rash Mahrez/Sarr -> Vardy Foden for -4
    4)Jota Martial-> Greenwood Willian for -4
    5)Jimenez Mahrez-> Vardy Willian for-4

    Krul
    TAA - Doherty - Baldock
    KdB - Fernandes - Martial-Mahrez - Sarr
    Rashford - Jimenez

    Subs: jota lund Lascelles Leno

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      2 looks best today

    2. Studs Up
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Like 5

  4. LIARS POKER
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    What would you do with 2 ft and this team? Pulisic in for Mahrez?

    DDG
    TAA Saiss Holgate Holgate 4.0
    KDB Mane Mahrez Bruno Foden
    Rashford Jimemez dCL

    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Have you any coin I.T.B.?

    2. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Yes and downgrade DCL to a bench fodder and either bank it or put Jimi upto Vardy.

    3. AJ24
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Bin DCL to Greenwood & upgrade a defender to Doherty or AWB if afford

    4. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Would keep Mahrez, higher ceiling and plays for A team with more Goals

    5. COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Would sell one Holgate

  5. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Just got Vardy in and now I'm hearing he could be banned against Bournemouth!?

    1. Hitmonlee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Unlikely but possible

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      For what?

    3. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Just speculations on here?

      1. Hitmonlee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Kicking Mustafi in the face

        It looked very intentional tbh

        Surprised he got away with it

        1. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Any investigation started?

          1. Hitmonlee
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 25 days ago

            Not sure mate

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              7 months, 25 days ago

              Think it’s just invented here on the fpl forum

    4. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      My understanding is if they look at it through VAR and said that is not a red card then it is not a thing to start ban procedure now after game have finished. Am I right?

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Yes, Think so

      2. Amey
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Nope

      3. Amey
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        They reversed Son RC via VAR earlier this season
        Gomez leg break

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Yeah, I got you but was there an appeal from Spurs or it was like independant decision by FA? I don't remember.

          I think what saved Vardy there was the fact they both slipped and were falling to the ground so his leg movement might be considered natural, there was not enough proof for it to be red card is my understanding.
          If you compare it to Nketiah, which was just bad/late challenge there's no doubt it is a red.

  6. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    What happened to the Mahrez goal at the end of the Liverpool game last week?

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Offside I think

    2. Hitmonlee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Think it was disallowed due to a Foden handball in the build up

    3. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Handball by Foden

    4. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Handball in the buildup

    5. Klaren
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Took you a while to notice, hope he wasn't in your team last week 🙂

    6. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Cheers all - switched off shortly after the goal and assumed the game finished 5-0

    7. Amey
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Kane claimed it 😀

    8. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      His points will be added soon, don't worry.

  7. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Worth -4 downgrading Rash to Greenwood to get Vardy?

    Or too late for Vardy as only 2 GWs before LEI fixtures swing?

    Dcl or Jimmy would make way for Vardy

    1. Hitmonlee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Not sure about a -4

    2. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Im looking at similar. I wouldnt be worried about the Spurs fixture and who's to say he wouldnt score at Man U. Therefore I see him as a viable option to finish the season up front. Put it this way to you, apart from Greenwood and Ings, what other forward out there is on form right now?

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Thanks! Would Vardy even be worth it waiting one week and do it for free?

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          No for just one week BOU is the ultimate potential harvest, check Ings last three and Auba last two fixtures ...

          1. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            7 months, 25 days ago

            I see. But for A -4 we need to believe that Vardy will score at least 2

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              7 months, 25 days ago

              Or not bother of him if you can't get him for free this week

        2. Fit_to_drop
          • 1 Year
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Gotta get him in before BOU though

  8. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Best budget players on the bench for the rest of the season? Currently playing 3-5-2. Only have Nketiah who’s been red carded. 10 points off the top in ML as it stands and have bench boost to use. Thanks guys

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Wait with BB until Nketiah is back, not worth spending FTs on bench players with so few GWs left

    2. Hitmonlee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Got to be Sir Green of the Wood

    3. AJ24
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Foden and Greenwood rotation

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Both too good options to be rotated, both form and fixtures, imo

        1. Fit_to_drop
          • 1 Year
          7 months, 25 days ago

          And I own Foden and was thinking of downgrading Rashy to Greeny to free up Cashy for Vardy.

          My cunning plan is coming together. Mooohahahahaha.

    4. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Saka

  9. AJ24
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Pope, Stek
    Trent, Doherty, Saiss, Lascelles, Robinson
    Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Pulisic, Foden
    Jimenez, Rashford, Greenwood

    0.8 ITB and 2 FT

    Thoughts on what to do, so tempted with:
    Pope & Saiss -> Patricio & Garcia.

    1. InSaneMan-e
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Feels a bit meh. Not even sure the replacement score more than Pope and saiss

      1. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Agreed. Saiss to Digne and the other transfer to raise the funds if possible

      2. AJ24
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Stumped at what else to do - feel stuck

        1. Von Lipwig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Saiss to Digne or another defender you like. You can afford anyone if you give up one of:Puli,Foden,Jimi,Rash,Green (one will be benched anyway)

  10. Hitmonlee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Pope
    TAA / Saiss / Azpi
    Salah / KDB / Bruno / Martial / Pulisic
    Kane / Greenwood

    Kane > Vardy (if he’s not banned)?

    1. InSaneMan-e
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Yea almost identical team (10/11 are same) but may be benching saiss

  11. The Red Devil
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Mane @home to Burnley
    or
    Willian away @ Sheffield

    1. AJ24
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      MANE MANE

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      If both start then Mane

    3. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Mane ofc, home beast

  12. Champions united
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Improvements to this WC team

    mcarthy/fodder
    TAA awb soy saiss aurier
    antonio kdb willian bruno,foden
    Jimmy rash,vardy

    1. InSaneMan-e
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Got rid of Soy personally. But I guess decent cs chance vs bou.
      Also are you sure you dont want martial instead of Awb?

      1. Champions united
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Thinking on it
        I m more focused on Antonio
        Pulisic and mahrez

  13. wulfranian
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    If you play your bench boost chip do you think its worth to take a hit to change a player?For example in gw36 i have Smith but i am thinking to sell him for Holgate.

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Everything is worth it if you think it will score you more points.

    2. InSaneMan-e
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Only if you think the replacement will score 4 more. Someone like greenwood/foden and I'd consider it but otherwise no

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Sort of wipes out any CS points they would potentially get. You are then looking at BPS and attacking returns to more than break even.

  14. BNMC
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Can't seem to decide if Vardy is a trap. He's certainly better than Kane...

    1. InSaneMan-e
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      I have the same feeling but hes on 21 goals this season...

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        *22

        1. InSaneMan-e
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Indeed! My bad

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      I'm getting him 100%

      Leicester have everything to play for he's chasing golden boot and next 2 fixtures are fab

    3. Van der Faart
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Getting him for Jimenez I think

    4. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Only 3 form strikers as of right now. Greenwood, Ings, Vardy. It helps to focus our thoughts.

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Auba too

      2. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Was Vardy’s total effort in the match worth 3 baps? Still not convinced he’s on form

        1. Dreaming of glory
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Setup 2 big chances & scored. Think he did well 2nd Half, wouldnt say anyone stood out

  15. Labile
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    GTG?

    Alison
    Trent Doherty Justin
    KDB Bruno Tony Willian
    Rashy Vardy Jimenez

    McCarthy, Foden,Lascelles,C.Taylor.

  16. Kushal
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Kdb Bruno Martial Mahrez Son*

    Son to ?

    A. Mane
    B. Willian
    C. Sterling
    D. Pulisic

    1. Van der Faart
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      D

    2. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      C

    3. InSaneMan-e
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      All down to playing time. If sterling plays 90 I wouldn't. If mane is to start vs Burnley at home he is golden. Willian/pulisic are nailed.

  17. Van der Faart
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Any other KDB TCers nervously waiting on the team news

  18. Rains of Castamere
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Trent is getting rested, isn't he?

    Gonna stitch me right up with Lascelles coming in for him.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Hope he doesn't come on if he does get rested

    2. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Don’t Think he needs A rest

    3. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Is he?? How do we know??

      1. Rains of Castamere
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Just rumours, nothing concrete, lots of LFC fans seem to think Neco Williams will start at either RB or LB

        1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Ah I see, hopefully he starts left back then!! I have Fernandez at Newcastle to come in for him!! Haha

        2. bench boost for every gamew…
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Unless that includes Klopp (which is a huge fan of Liverpool) i would not care less.

        3. Fit_to_drop
          • 1 Year
          7 months, 25 days ago

          I wouldnt be at all surprised. During the City game, Trent threw one thrown in right to a City player. Concentration. 10 mins later, he was pulling on a tracksuit and Klopp was giving him the silent treatment as he passed by....

    4. InSaneMan-e
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      I wouldn't mind with such high ownership tbh. Means he plays vs Burnley at home

    5. El Magico5
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Same, got Justin 2 pointer coming in for Holgate as well

  19. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    Pep has submitted his lineup and is logging onto his ffs account as we speak

    1. Van der Faart
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Hope he TCd KDB

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      When he subbed Mahrez at 58mins last game he logged in here and laughed, i seen it on his phone at the post match conference 🙁

  20. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 25 days ago

    I have a feeling that mane will be benched tonight.Minamino to start..

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      And what does your feeling say about Salah?

      1. joker14
          7 months, 25 days ago

          More like Salah to be benched.. he was very poor in the previous game.

      2. InSaneMan-e
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Firmino got the rest last time out. Wouldn't be surprised if either mane/Salah doesnt start

      3. Fit_to_drop
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Is there a sign outside your pony and trap that says "Mystic Meg"

      4. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        easy captain next week then against burnley

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          This, I hope he's benched tonight 🙂 could be my differential captain next GW.

    2. FDMS All Starz
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      What to do here? 1FT & 3.2itb

      Patricio
      TAA - Doherty - Aurier
      Mane - Kdb - Fernandes - Martial - Mahrez
      Jimi - Greenwood

      Subs: Martins - Kiko - Connolly - Simpson

      1. InSaneMan-e
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Nice team. Feels as good as WC team.
        Anyways I got rid of Jimi for Vardy. Wait for the game if he blanks do it. If he hauls then re-evaluate?

        1. FDMS All Starz
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Cheers!

    3. Magic Hamster
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Not long until we all get to play our favourite game...

      How many of your Man City assets are on the bench today!? Hosted by Pep.

      In many ways It's like Takeshi's Castle... You never win.

    4. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Anyone considering playing their FH chip for the next GW?

      1. Fit_to_drop
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 25 days ago

        No.

        36 is the outstanding week to do it. 38 is too much a handshake fixture to waste a chip like that. Make it count.

        1. wantsharptv
          • 8 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Only issue is FA cup just 4 days after GW

        2. kysersosa
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          As above. FA cup makes things a lot harder.

    5. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Sources close to the club have confirmed to me that there's no chance Son starts tonight. Unlucky owners

      1. linkafu
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 25 days ago

        you have a lot of sources today 😉

      2. linkafu
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 25 days ago

        the friend of the uncle of my girlfriend has been told by the cousin of the barman where the brother of a friend of Moutinho told me son will start

        1. The Overthinker
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Girlfriend???

        2. Old Schoolᴼˢ “disa…
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          You sound like RuthNZ trying to organize his teams.

      3. Pipermaru
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Confirmed. No Son AND Kane tonite.

    6. Big Ronnie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Worth taking anyone out of this midfield to get Willian or Pulisic in? Only 1FT. Tempted by Mahrez & Jimenez to Willian & Vardy for -4?

      Pope, Martin
      TAA, Doherty, Saiss, Femenia, Lascelles
      Mane, KDB, Mahrez, Bruno, Martial
      Jimenez, Ings, Greenwood

      1. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        bit risky but the best bet to get to Vardy

        Mahrez can destroy it though with one of his monster hauls. he is rotation asset, which Willian also is in theory. if start today decent chance he is benched next.

      2. InSaneMan-e
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        If Mahrez plays 90 then it's a good move imo

      3. Hitmonlee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        I’d keep Mahrez

    7. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Tic Tac

    8. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Is it time to consider putting Saka in our starting teams?

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        He's good value but better MF options i think

      2. InSaneMan-e
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        I missed the wagon. Spurs away and then liverpool. I'd rather make other transfers tbh.

      3. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        I started him instead of DCL. He will be my fifth midfielder and will switch 3-5-2

        1. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          You are a wiser man than me. I started DCL, Saka first on bench

          1. La Roja
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            7 months, 25 days ago

            Lol, got my lesson last gw

            Would be funny if dcl gets a brave though.

            1. La Roja
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              7 months, 25 days ago

              Brace*

    9. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Is Foden and Sterling left out of squad due to late injury test?

      1. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Behave

      2. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Huh?

      3. The Overthinker
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Reverse jinx

        1. Danno - Emre Canada
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          Ha I do own Sterling. I think it’s some ballax Twitter News account someone shared? Was wondering if anyone had heard anything similar?...

      4. InSaneMan-e
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        You made this up right?

    10. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      2 ft and 0.0 itb. Any ideas ?

      Pope
      TAA VVD Saiss
      KDB Martial Fernandes Mane (C)
      DCL Rashford Jimenez

      martin holgate lascelles guendouzi

      some options

      A. DCL and Rashford > Vardy and Greenwood
      B. Jimenez, mane and guendouzi > Vardy, willian and pulisic - 4 (play 3-5-2 with dcl benched)

      1. InSaneMan-e
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Both good moves. Like 1 more personally. But that's because I'll be going Vardy (C)

        1. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          7 months, 25 days ago

          yeah losing mane for a hit before burnley at home feels pretty stupid but team as a whole look pretty awesome with power 5 midfield and DCL first bench player coming in if rotation setts in

    11. Forza Papac
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 25 days ago

      Pep is definitely keeping Sterling on the bench as I have Nketiah first sub. Sorry guys.

      1. yakirh
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        ?

      2. linkafu
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 25 days ago

        Source

      3. The Overthinker
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 25 days ago

        It's okay