Scout Notes

Willian and Pulisic make case for Chelsea double-up with Norwich on horizon

Crystal Palace 2-3 Chelsea

  • Goals: Wilfried Zaha (£6.6m), Christian Benteke (£5.7m) | Olivier Giroud (£6.6m), Christian Pulisic (£7.2m), Tammy Abraham (£7.4m)
  • Assists: Patrick van Aanholt (£5.6m) | Willian x2 (£7.2m), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (£5.9m)
  • Bonus Points: Willian x3, Pulisic x2, van Aanholt x1

Willian (£7.2m) and Christian Pulisic (£7.2m) underlined their Fantasy credentials once again as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 3-2 on Tuesday evening.

The two midfielders were at the heart of the transfer debate for Gameweek 34+ with managers trying to discern between the pair. Well, once again, the comparisons mattered little in the end as both players rewarded their respective owners at Selhurst Park.

In fact, considering Chelsea host Norwich’s porous defence in Gameweek 36+, the case for owning both Willian and Pulisic gets stronger with each match. After all, Frank Lampard’s men have now hit two or more goals in every match since the Premier League restart.

Both players have also delivered attacking returns simultaneously in each of the last four Gameweeks and neither one looks like letting up.

As per usual, it was Willian who ended up with the most points on the night, his two assists and three bonus making for a third double-figure haul since Gameweek 31+. 

His owners will also feel as if they could have come away with more at Selhurst Park, increasing his appeal for the coming matches.

In the 31st minute, Pulisic pressed through the middle of Palace’s defence, spotting Willian catching up with play from the left. The American laid it off to his Brazilian colleague who breezed into the box and forced a decent save from Vicente Guaita (£4.9m).

Then, as the game was hurtling towards a frenetic conclusion, Willian darted inside from his station on the right-wing and squared it to Mason Mount (£6.1m), Guaita denying the Brazilian an assist as he tipped the Englishman’s curled effort around the post.

In the 89th minute, Pulisic made another trademark run down the left-hand side, his lofted cross caught on the volley by Willian but blocked by Patrick van Aanholt (£5.6m).

In the last four matches, he has averaged 11 points per game and, as we have covered here, is capable of pulling in Fantasy points from several different avenues. The Brazilian has penalties, direct free-kicks and set-pieces but also offers plenty of creativity and goal threat from open play as evidenced in the win at Palace. Enough to already form a strong case for the Gameweek 36+ captaincy when Norwich come to Stamford Bridge…

But we should not overlook Pulisic who also enjoyed an impressive outing in south London, also unlucky not to get more attacking returns for his 9.9% ownership.

There was a suggestion that the American got a touch on Olivier Giroud‘s (£6.6m) first-half goal, although replays were inconclusive on that front.

After he finally netted the goal he’d been trying to score for several games in a row (running down the left-hand side and blasted high at the near-post), Pulisic might have got an assist for Willian had his late shot not been blocked by van Aanholt.

“Willian and Christian (Pulisic) have been excellent for us. I am really pleased with what they have done. I knew the talent that Christian has. It’s a physical lead and he has come in and been great for us. The quality for us and the end product is great.” – Frank Lampard

While Chelsea were impressive going forward, Fantasy managers should certainly be aware of the fact that Crystal Palace are fast becoming a much more porous side than many would expect.

They actually came into Gameweek 34+ having conceded more shots in the box than any other side in the previous four, which is why they have now let in at least three goals on three occasions since Gameweek 31+. 

Their defensive outlook is arguably even bleaker following a hamstring problem for Gary Cahill (£4.4m) which incapacitated him for Chelsea’s opener and could leave Palace depleted at the back for the coming schedule. That is certainly worth knowing for anyone with Manchester United and Wolves assets for Gameweeks 36+ and 37+ respectively.

However, for all Chelsea’s impressive play going forward, their own defence is becoming increasingly difficult to trust. At Selhurst Park, they were not always in complete control of the game allowing a side typically goal-shy on their own patch to look dangerous throughout and score twice.

“I wasn’t overly delighted with the midfield but I thought that Billy (Gilmour) did okay today. It doesn’t mean anything about his future. I know that he has more to give to us in the future.” – Frank Lampard

One of the usual culprits, Kepa Arrizabalaga (£5.4m) was very much at fault for Crystal Palace’s opening goal as his poor season continues to underwhelm.

It was admittedly an incredible goal from distance scored by Wilfried Zaha (£6.6m) but the goalkeeper reacted too late and was unable to get a hand to the effort, even though it flew in the middle of the goal.

Then, for Palace’s second goal, van Aanholt was allowed to drive forward to the dead-ball line too easily by a static Andreas Christensen (£4.8m), allowing him to square for an unmarked Christian Benteke (£5.7m) to tap in. That was the Belgian’s first Premier League goal in 24 appearances at Selhurst Park, the last one coming all the way back in April 2018.

And, to be perfectly honest, Crystal Palace really should have scored a third in stoppage time, Chelsea very fortunate to leave Selhurst Park with three points.

In the 94th minute, Zaha played an excellent cross to the back-post from his wide-left station, which Scott Dann (£4.3m) headed back across goal. His effort, which appeared destined for the back of the net, struck the post and sailed away from the goal-line past Benteke and Max Meyer (£5.2m) before van Aanholt had an effort blocked.

And almost immediately after, Benteke found himself one-on-one with Kepa before Zouma flew out of nowhere to make a thumping last-ditch tackle.

Part of the issue for Chelsea’s defence has to be the lack of a settled back-four, Kurt Zouma (£4.7m) who, admittedly, had a better game than most in his department, making back-to-back starts for the first time in 2020 at Selhurst Park.

Such a questionable display at the back may not mean much for Fantasy managers with Sheffield United and Norwich up next for Chelsea, but it could bode well for Liverpool assets in Gameweek 37+, as well as Wolves options on the final day of the campaign.

“In the last few minutes, maybe (we lost control). We should have killed the game off. Some slight wrong decisions. Kepa makes a great save, Kurt (Zouma) a great tackle. He (Zouma) was excellent. His tackle was point saving at the end and I’m delighted with him.” – Frank Lampard

Crystal Palace XI (4-5-1): Guaita; van Aanholt, Dann, Cahill (Sakho 8′), J Ward; Ayew (Townsend 80′), McArthur (McCarthy 80′), Kouyaté, Milivojević (Meyer 89′), Zaha; Benteke.

Chelsea XI (4-3-3): Kepa; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Christensen, R James; Gilmour (Gilmour 80′), Barkley (Loftus-Cheek 65′), Mount; Pulisic, Giroud (Abraham 65′), Willian.

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827 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Gunner Boy
    • 5 Years
    27 days, 13 hours ago

    Do you guys think TAA will start today?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      I really hope so.

    2. Bubz
      • 6 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Bloody better do

    3. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      I'm not confident, but let's see.

    4. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      If he don’t he’s gone.

      1. Raz Sterling Archer
        • 3 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        so you would transfer out a rested trent before Burnley at home?

    5. Maddamotha
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Yes. Klopp said recently he will not just give minutes to players just because they have won the league. This isn't no goddamn charity. The best team will start.

      1. Gunner Boy
        • 5 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        he rested Firmino last GW, he can rest one of Robertson/TAA/Mane or Salah this GW

        1. Maddamotha
          • 3 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          1 or 2 players can of course get rested due to fatigue, or being out of form when the games come this close. But people on here have been talking like he will give the A-team rest of the season off, so the B-team players can get a run.

    6. Strchld
      • 3 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Really hope so.
      Have only Lascelles and Simpson on bench.

    7. Beavis
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      I doubt it.

    8. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 6 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      I'd have thought the Burnley game might be more of a resting option but who knows.

    9. La Roja
      • 8 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      I reckon he’ll be on bench vs Burnley

    10. bigbudgie
      • 6 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      I think at this point with Liverpool rotation comes into play...a few games left with nothing to play for (apart from records which Klopp says he's not bothered about), no fans.

      Also performances likely to drop off, it's just human nature

  2. Chelsea91
    • 1 Year
    27 days, 13 hours ago

    Pope
    Taa,Sais,Soy,Aurier
    Mane,Kdb,Anthonio(c),Bruno,Willian,
    Ings

    Mc Carthy Dcl,Egan,Jota

    Good to go for GW 35 mates? Any suggestion on the team?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Antonio (c)? Good luck.

      1. Chelsea91
        • 1 Year
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        Westham have Norwich and Fighting for relegation , i might go for bruno or Antonio.

        1. ElliotJHP
          • 8 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Fight could be basically done by the weekend, bottom three all awful

          1. Chelsea91
            • 1 Year
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            might go bruno mate for Captain

  3. Amey
    • 1 Year
    27 days, 13 hours ago

    Sometimes i think Frank is Too Frank in his press conferences ...

  4. MGD
    • 4 Years
    27 days, 13 hours ago

    Me / Him:

    Aurier / Pope
    Jimenez / Son
    Foden / Mahrez

    Who'll score more?

    (i have banked cash for DCL -> Vardy)

    1. The VAR Team
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        Him sorry

      • Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        Him probably.

        1. MGD
          • 4 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Man City Lineup will be vital

    2. Bubz
      • 6 Years
      27 days, 13 hours ago

      Tonight is going to be huge for me and my money league. My Sterling + KDB(c) vs my rival’s Mahrez + Foden(c). Who do you think will prevail? (I think me)

      1. MGD
        • 4 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        You 🙂

      2. fusen
        • 8 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        On paper you would have to give you the better odds.

        But this is Pep roulette with end of season oddities.

        So could be either

      3. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        My money's on bubz

      4. The Big Larsbowski
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Think Sterling will be rested

          1. Bubz
            • 6 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            Really? Came off after 58 mins. I think he starts up front

        • Karan14
          • 4 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          50-50 mate
          Any of Sterling or Mahrez or both could be benched.
          KDB has pens but Foden plays further froward.

          Going to be a rollercoaster of a game for you!

        • wulfranian
          • 3 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          You

        • Maddamotha
          • 3 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Easy win for you on paper.

      5. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        I have pope, TAA, VVD, Doherty, Jimmy, Mahrez, KDB (C) & Foden playing tonight and will watch the highlights when I wake up in the morning without knowing the scores.

        In which order should I watch for maximum enjoyment?

        1. Lukakuna
          • 3 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Do city first, otherwise you'll be thinking about KDB throughout all the other games

          1. Abra Dubravka
            • 1 Year
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            Haha opposite theory

        2. Abra Dubravka
          • 1 Year
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Watch Man City last else you’re may be really pissed off during the others

        3. Karan14
          • 4 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          I have exactly the same players except VVD. Wish you luck!

          Pool
          Wolves
          City

          Watch in that order.

          1. fish&chips
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            This is what I was thinking. Then even a salah or mane masterclass could be salvaged

      6. Queens of the South Age
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        27 days, 13 hours ago

        Well that Vardy equaliser last night was a 14 point swing against me. Can't get any luck since the restart. Current OR1 has scored nearly 100 more points than me since the restart.

        Need to nail a differential triple captain and hope his blanks the same week.

        1. Bubz
          • 6 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          Comparing yoursef against OR1 is a bit harsh 🙂

          1. Queens of the South Age
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            I was OR1 at the restart though so he's taken my spot and I want it back!!! 🙂

            1. Bubz
              • 6 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Oh, wow!

              1. g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                27 days, 13 hours ago

                LOL

            2. Lukakuna
              • 3 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              You must be the only manager ever with number one OR and GR at the same time

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                27 days, 9 hours ago

                The leader of GW2 every season.

            3. Jon Walter's Hatty
              • 6 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Lol I was at OR2 a few years ago around this stage trying to catch Simon March. It feels so close you can taste it yet so far away...

        2. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          At least you didn't BB with Nketiah and Martinez, like me!

          1. FOO FIGHTER
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Damn, that hurts. I currently have Nketiah 1st bench so fingers crossed all my players start...

            • wulfranian
              • 3 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Ouch.You don't deserve that mate.

            • Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Interesting decision to BB this week. Why not wait until GW38? Holgate an injuryr risk, Leicester not the best fixture?

              1. avfc82
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 10 Years
                27 days, 13 hours ago

                I considered it mate, but actually quite fancied Arsenal to deliver a clean sheet last night. Also wanted to play Maguire at Villa, and keeping everything crossed re Holgate. Got a feeling it isn't going to pay off but let's see what happens.

                1. wulfranian
                  • 3 Years
                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                  I think that Holgate will start but maybe as a cm.

                2. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                  Fair enough. I shipped Holgate on my WC very reluctantly. Might even bring him back for GW36 if he's fit and starting again.

                  1. avfc82
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 10 Years
                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                    Ah just seen your WC squad, I like it. Love the Digne and Lamptey picks.

                    BB 38+ for you then?

                    1. Camzy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                      37 or 38. Bench boost Arsenal fodder was the plan. But Nketiah has thrown a big spanner in the works.

          2. Jon Walter's Hatty
            • 6 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            Vardy killing me too. Gifted a goal v Palace and he was blanking by that idiot Sako and was blanking last night till that idiot Nketiah saw red.

            1. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              We all hate the players we don’t own.

              WR1 has cracking team

          3. TomSaints
            • 2 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            I felt bad that the goal moved me from 6k back to 9k.

            A lot of luck and it can turn just as quick with games thick and fast

          4. waltzingmatildas
            • 9 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            Ouch. Who have you captained this week?

            1. Queens of the South Age
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              KDB this week. Just wanted a safe choice after punting on Kane last gameweek. Was full of optimism for it after Salah nearly ended up with 4 points for those who captained. Quickly turned in to major disappointment.

              1. waltzingmatildas
                • 9 Years
                27 days, 13 hours ago

                Wishing you lots of luck!

        3. Lukakuna
          • 3 Years
          27 days, 13 hours ago

          When are people looking to wildcard? I'm thinking this week in order to get some GWs out of it. GW38 seems like a waste to me

          1. SkeletONv01
            • 2 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            Used it yesterday 😛 Tho i still have all chips left.

            1. Lukakuna
              • 3 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Use your BB before it's too late 😉

          2. Fit_to_drop
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              You mean you still have one? In other words, get it done.

          3. liverpool01
            • 1 Year
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            If I use 2 Ft GW36 and bench boost, would that be a -4 hit?

            1. Lukakuna
              • 3 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              No 🙂

            2. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              No? They are FTs after all.

              1. liverpool01
                • 1 Year
                27 days, 13 hours ago

                I see lol thought BB would count as another transfer, thanks guys.

            3. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Hi, I am Peter

          4. Pegboy
            • 9 Years
            27 days, 13 hours ago

            Patricio (Martin)
            TAA Doherty Kiko (Lascelles Taylor)
            Mane KDB Bruno (c) Pulisic Foden
            Rashford Jimi (Nketiah)

            1FT £0.7m

            a) Nketiah > Greenwood
            b) Mane + Nketiah > Vardy (c) + Willian (-4)
            c) Something else

            Unfortunately, 0.1 away from Rash + Nketiah > Vardy + Greenwood

          5. FOO FIGHTER
              27 days, 13 hours ago

              Doherty or Laporte for the remaing fixtures?

              1. FOO FIGHTER
                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                  *remaining*

                • Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                  Neither. Digne.

                  1. FOO FIGHTER
                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                      Also thinking Digne but Everton have been poor.

                      1. Camzy
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        27 days, 13 hours ago

                        Poor going forward maybe but they've conceded 1 goal since the restart.

                        1. Camzy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          27 days, 13 hours ago

                          *2 goals in 4 matches.

                  2. avfc82
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 10 Years
                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                    Keep a close eye on Doherty and Wolves tonight.

                    They've been good since the restart but didn't seem right against Arsenal. Might be a one off, but see what happens later on then decide.

                    1. FOO FIGHTER
                        27 days, 13 hours ago

                        Yeah, can have a better idea of what to do after the results tonight.

                      • TomSaints
                        • 2 Years
                        27 days, 13 hours ago

                        Yep I’m close to Jiminez out to enable Ings and William in

                  3. balint84
                    • 4 Years
                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                    Play 1 of these
                    A) boly - everton
                    B) ayew - villa
                    C) pva - villa
                    D) soy - boro
                    E) bench boost time

                    1. The Train Driver
                      • 5 Years
                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                      BB

                    2. Kannbury
                        27 days, 13 hours ago

                        Looks good for a BB

                      • ElliotJHP
                        • 8 Years
                        27 days, 13 hours ago

                        D) Boro are in dire straits, not even Warnock can save em

                    3. Queens of the South Age
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                      Brutal luck. Already 3 Man U so not even an easy swap to Greenwood either.

                      1. Queens of the South Age
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        27 days, 13 hours ago

                        Reply fail

                    4. Peter Ouch
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                      Decisions!

                      Start Krul or Pope for 35?

                      1. Fit_to_drop
                          27 days, 13 hours ago

                          Krul

                        • wulfranian
                          • 3 Years
                          27 days, 13 hours ago

                          Krull

                        • what's my name
                          • 2 Years
                          27 days, 13 hours ago

                          K

                      2. XABI 15
                        • 4 Years
                        27 days, 13 hours ago

                        Quite dissapointed with 14 from Puli, Azpi, Foster and Kiko.

                        But due to benchboost I still have a full set of 11 players to go. Small rise from 1.1k to 750 so hoping I can stay here!

                        I didnt watch the Watford game, how did they look defensively?

                        1. avfc82
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 10 Years
                          27 days, 13 hours ago

                          Yeah I'm on BB too, with 12 from Martinez, Pulisic, Deeney and Nketiah.

                          Things looked pretty good till the sending off, with Martinez on 9, nothing you can do about it tho, just unlucky.

                          Didn't think Watford looked great defensively to be honest, Norwich could have equalised late on.

                          1. FOO FIGHTER
                              27 days, 13 hours ago

                              Hey mate, Greenwood or Rashford. Which one would you pick.

                              Have Martial and Fernandes as well.

                              1. avfc82
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • Has Moderation Rights
                                • 10 Years
                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                I'd prob go Greenwood if you have Martial + Fernandes.

                                1. FOO FIGHTER
                                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                                    Greenwood would be a starter for me though.

                                    1. XABI 15
                                      • 4 Years
                                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                                      As AVFC82 says with Martial and Fernandes I think Greenwood is a better pick.

                                    2. avfc82
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • Has Moderation Rights
                                      • 10 Years
                                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                                      That shouldn't be a prob if he keeps up his current form?

                              2. XABI 15
                                • 4 Years
                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                12 is not the end of the world to be honest. I think people always forget that the importance of differentials to climb ranks. The 4+ players is a differential in itself.

                                Choosing to benchboost this week, has not really produced the scores we wanted from those players but now leaves us with 11 players to go and a small rank rise. It basically gifted me a rank rise of 1.1k to 750 and now turns it into a normal single gameweek with this team

                                Pope
                                TAA AWB Boly
                                Mahrez KDB (C) Son Fernandes
                                Ings Jimenez Greenwood

                                1. avfc82
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • Has Moderation Rights
                                  • 10 Years
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  Yeah same, I went from 32k to 27k, w/ this lot to go.

                                  Pope
                                  Alex-Arnold, Digne, Doherty, Holgate, Maguire
                                  De Bruyne (c), Bruno, Mahrez, Martial
                                  Jimenez

                                  GL!

                            • g40steve
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              27 days, 13 hours ago

                              Sarr stand out player

                          2. KAPTAIN KANE
                            • 3 Years
                            27 days, 13 hours ago

                            Only have KdB (VC) for tonight, so I need a 2 seater, 3 seater or 4 seater?

                            1. No Professionals
                              • 3 Years
                              27 days, 13 hours ago

                              go and watch it in DFS

                            2. Camzy
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 10 Years
                              27 days, 13 hours ago

                              161% EO. That's bad but not devastating.

                            3. Jon Walter's Hatty
                              • 6 Years
                              27 days, 13 hours ago

                              A powercut would help

                          3. n14mul
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            27 days, 13 hours ago

                            Looking forward to gw36, norwich vs chelsea being just before the semi final form chelsea, who would you think starts that game?

                            A. Tammy
                            B. Guroud

                            1. Miguel Sanchez
                              • 4 Years
                              27 days, 13 hours ago

                              A - but hopefully we would get some early team news being it is the first kick off

                              1. n14mul
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                Good point...

                            2. what's my name
                              • 2 Years
                              27 days, 13 hours ago

                              50/50 I d say? one will start the other be replaced at around 60 mark

                          4. No Professionals
                            • 3 Years
                            27 days, 13 hours ago

                            Next GW

                            Pope
                            TAA Saiss Egan
                            Fernandes Salah De Bruyne Mahrez
                            Kane Greenwood(c) Jimenez

                            McCarthy Saka Taylor Tanganga
                            1FT 0.5m ITB

                            A) Kane to Vardy and (c)
                            B) and Jimenez to Rashford (-4)

                            will plan to get willian or Pulisic the week after for Norwich, those guys are killing me.

                            1. waltzingmatildas
                              • 9 Years
                              27 days, 13 hours ago

                              I like A

                            2. what's my name
                              • 2 Years
                              27 days, 13 hours ago

                              A

                          5. waltzingmatildas
                            • 9 Years
                            27 days, 13 hours ago

                            Hey guys,
                            Have 2fts and 2.8itb
                            Henderson Leno
                            TAA AWB Doherty Egan Lund
                            KDB Mahrez Bruno Martial Pulisic
                            Jimenez DCL Nketiah

                            Red flags on Leno, Lund and Nketiah, but I'm reluctant to waste transfers on bench players

                            Which of these:
                            A) AWB + Nketiah - Digne + Greenwood
                            B) AWB + DCL - Cresswell + Rashford
                            C) DCL - Ings
                            D) Jimenez - Vardy
                            E) Nketiah + Lund - Cresswell + Ings

                          6. what's my name
                            • 2 Years
                            27 days, 13 hours ago

                            chasing.. would you:
                            mahrez + dcl to willian + vardy for a hit Y/N

                            got Puli

                            1. JabariParkersEyelid
                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                Maybe if Mahrez starts tonight.

                              • Fit_to_drop
                                  27 days, 12 hours ago

                                  Yes

                              • Wolves Ay We
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                Which 3 Man City players to get for GW36+ match verses Bournemouth?

                                1. what's my name
                                  • 2 Years
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  I d go for KDB, Raz, Foden/BS

                                2. Miguel Sanchez
                                  • 4 Years
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  Hard to say right now. Probably those that play fewer minutes in the next two

                                3. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 5 Years
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  A difficult one because the fa cup semi final is only 3 days later.
                                  I will leave the decision till as late as possible. Many are looking to play their free hit chip then.

                              • wulfranian
                                • 3 Years
                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                Save ft or Pope->Fabianski?

                                Pope
                                Boly/Alonso/VVD
                                Sterling/Sarr/Martial/Fernandes
                                Greenwood/Jimenez/Jesus

                                McCarthy Foden/Smith/Taylor
                                1ft 1.5itb

                              • Albert_Luque
                                • 6 Years
                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                Is this a top notch use of 2fts? Really don’t want to get rid of rashford as I like him as a pick over Greenwood, but can’t ignore the value

                                Rashford and DCL to Vardy and Greenwood

                                1. TomSaints
                                  • 2 Years
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  Rashford to greenwood feels sideways. Could work but more likely rashford gets his turn for double digit haul.

                                  I’m sticking and trusting it’ll even out

                                  1. No Professionals
                                    • 3 Years
                                    27 days, 12 hours ago

                                    it might be sideways ish, but saves a lot of money and allows upgrades, decent move in my opinion.

                                2. Dybala10
                                  • 2 Years
                                  27 days, 12 hours ago

                                  I've done the same and allows massive upgrades elsewhere also.

                              • TomSaints
                                • 2 Years
                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                Currently sitting around 9k. Do people think it’s better to play safe and try to protect a top 10k (first time) or go for broke to make up the 40-50 points for top 1k but high risk of dropping down too?

                                1. g40steve
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  Sit back you will plummet, take chances & push on.

                                2. Miguel Sanchez
                                  • 4 Years
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  Play safe - teams are very similar now in top 10k and going for 1k will more likely see you drop out by losing high owned players who can score big. Congrats on a great season however.

                                  1. Miguel Sanchez
                                    • 4 Years
                                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                                    But maybe take a calculated risk in Vardy (c) this weekend

                                    1. TomSaints
                                      • 2 Years
                                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                                      I’m close to getting him in. Depends how wolves look tonight

                                  2. TomSaints
                                    • 2 Years
                                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                                    Cheers, had good luck at key times like Tc Salah over mane on coin toss. Top 1k just feels so close!

                                    Not getting Pope and going mane over Fernandez last week ‘to be different’

                              • Big Ronnie
                                • 6 Years
                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                Is it worth taking anyone out of this midfield to get Willian or Pulisic in? Only 1FT. Was contemplating Mahrez & Jimenez to Willian & Vardy for -4?

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

                                1. TomSaints
                                  • 2 Years
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  I was thinking similar trade but son instead of Mahrez. Chelsea looking really good and vardy is streaky and getting momentum

                                  1. Big Ronnie
                                    • 6 Years
                                    27 days, 12 hours ago

                                    Think Chelsea could score couple at least past Shef Utd and Vardy has Bournemouth.

                                2. Kuzser
                                  • 3 Years
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  not for next week I'd say. But for the week after bring a Chelsea asset

                                  1. Big Ronnie
                                    • 6 Years
                                    27 days, 12 hours ago

                                    Yeah maybe can hold off on that a week. Wouldn't mind Vardy for Bournemouth though which would need the other transfer as well.

                              • FOO FIGHTER
                                  27 days, 13 hours ago

                                  I thought about bringing in Mahrez but Martial will start every match and is one of the sneakiest buggers in the game. He does not have to play well to haul so going to scrap the Mahrez idea. Just need to figure out who needs to go to get in KDB for 36, 37 and 38.

                                  1. FOO FIGHTER
                                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                                      My midfield will be

                                      Salah Mane KDB Martial Fernandes

                                      Most likely only Greenwood up top lol

                                  2. Kuzser
                                    • 3 Years
                                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                                    Obviously early days, but what is the best move here?
                                    1ft, 0.3 itb.
                                    1)Lund-> Justin
                                    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) Leno Rash-> Ederson Greenwood for-4

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

                                    Subs: jota lund Lascelles Leno

                                  3. quayle99
                                    • 3 Years
                                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                                    KDB Fernandes Saka Willian Mahrez
                                    Auba Greenwood Jimi

                                    Which one do you bench?

                                    1. Super Saints
                                      • 3 Years
                                      27 days, 13 hours ago

                                      Jimi

                                  4. Super Saints
                                    • 3 Years
                                    27 days, 13 hours ago

                                    Only way I can get Vardy + Pulisic is by selling TAA!?

                                    TAA Foden Jimenez > Keane Pulisic Vardy -4?

                                    DDG
                                    TAA Doherty Aurier
                                    Mane KDB Son Fernandes Foden
                                    Ings Greenwood
                                    Martin Jimenez Lascelles Simpson

                                    1. linkafu
                                        27 days, 13 hours ago

                                        Don't

                                      • linkafu
                                          27 days, 13 hours ago

                                          Simpson Son Jimenez to Justin puli Vardy

                                        • Big Ronnie
                                          • 6 Years
                                          27 days, 12 hours ago

                                          Just Son and Jimenez out will do it

                                      • linkafu
                                          27 days, 13 hours ago

                                          Predictions for Man City starting XI ?

                                          1. Miguel Sanchez
                                            • 4 Years
                                            27 days, 13 hours ago

                                            Ederson
                                            Walker Stones Laporte Mendy
                                            KDB Rodri D.Silva
                                            Mahrez Sterling B.Silva

                                            1. linkafu
                                                27 days, 13 hours ago

                                                Amen

                                              • No Professionals
                                                • 3 Years
                                                27 days, 12 hours ago

                                                interesting