Scout Notes

Vintage Salah performance asks tough questions of FPL managers

Brighton 1-3 Liverpool

  • Goals: Leandro Trossard (£5.8m) | Mohamed Salah x2 (£12.5m), Jordan Henderson (£5.3m)
  • Assists: Tariq Lamptey (£4.0m) | Naby Keïta (£5.8m), Salah, Andrew Robertson (£7.0m)
  • Bonus Points: Salah x3, Henderson x2, Robertson x1

Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) was the star of the show as Liverpool ran out 3-1 winners at Brighton on Wednesday evening.

In a performance much more like what we have come to expect from the Reds, the Egyptian scored twice, added a ninth assist of the campaign and took all three bonus points for an 18-point haul.

It means that, since the beginning of Project Restart, Salah has delivered in all but one of his outings, the Gameweek 32+ trip to Manchester City, and even then he struck the post in the first half.

Across his four post-lockdown appearances, Salah now has two double-digit hauls and averages 9.3 points per game.

Such impressive statistics, combined with a scintillating “classic” Salah performance at Brighton, in which he was a penalty-box-shot-machine and creator in equal measure, is sure to ask Fantasy managers some difficult questions between now and the end of the season.

Even though it’s Burnley up next, is he an essential player to own and should he be in the captaincy conversation more often? There will be many who answer yes to both of those, especially with Sadio Mané (£12.4m) reduced to a 29-minute, yellow-carded cameo in Gameweek 34+, and the Golden Boot still on the line.

“(Salah) is a striker, how can [scoring] not be a motivation for him? That’s clear. In the last two years he won the Golden Boot – last year he shared it with Sadio and Aubameyang. It’s always important, it’s important for Sadio. In the end, you only can score goals when you perform well and he did that tonight, so that was really good.” – Jurgen Klopp

It must be said that there was an element of fortune about Liverpool’s opening goals at Brighton, without wanting to take too much credit away from the Reds.

Salah netted his opener after Davy Pröpper (£4.8m) dawdled in possession in his defensive third, allowing Naby Keïta (£5.8m) to nip in and set up the Egyptian for the goal.

Then, in the eighth minute, Jordan Henderson (£5.3m) pressed Adam Webster (£4.4m) on his way out of defence, Keïta intercepted the pass to Pröpper. The loose ball fell to Roberto Firmino‘s (£9.4m) feet, whose pass to Salah was cutback to Henderson to rifle home a screamer.

Both of these efforts were a result of Brighton trying to play intricate passes out from the back against a Liverpool side famed for Jurgen Klopp’s ‘gegenpressen’. The chances of Burnley trying this at Anfield do seem slim, although Arsenal (away) and Chelsea (home) might be more susceptible to Liverpool’s ruthless ability to win the ball in dangerous areas in Gameweeks 36+ and 37+ respectively.

But even after Brighton tried to take fewer risks at the back, Salah was still able to pose a considerable threat in his busiest display since the Premier League returned.

In the 53rd minute, he managed to get around the back of Dan Burn (£4.5m) and into a one-on-one with Mat Ryan (£4.7m). His cute finish nearly crept over the line before the Brighton goalkeeper managed to scramble it away.

Shortly afterwards, the Egyptian was tearing into space behind the defence again, this time teeing up Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£6.1m) for a blocked shot.

Salah got his second of the game with a clever glanced header at the near post from an Andrew Robertson (£7.0m) corner in the 75th minute, going close to a hat-trick during stoppage time. His quick feet enabled him to get to Ryan’s spillage first, his flicked effort clawed over the bar.

The contribution of Robertson was particularly noteworthy, considering that he only played 45 minutes of the 3-1 win. It was him, not Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.8m), who made way for Neco Williams‘ (£4.0m) first-ever Premier League start, but a yellow card for the youngster saw Klopp bring on the more experienced full-back at the interval.

After a spell of Brighton pressure in the second half, Robertson was a great outlet for Liverpool, arguably more so than Alexander-Arnold who had a relatively quiet game by his standards.

Generally speaking, Liverpool’s defence does continue to operate at a level much lower than Fantasy managers witnessed earlier in the campaign. They are likely to be without Henderson operating in front of them for Gameweek 35+ too.

“I don’t know [how serious Henderson’s injury is], I don’t know, honestly. I didn’t see the situation back on the pitch, but I know that it will not be nothing, probably. That’s how it is, but we have to wait. I cannot say more.” – Jurgen Klopp

At the expense of stability in their own box, Brighton did cause Liverpool real problems on Wednesday night, their front-three combining in much the same way as we have come to expect from Klopp’s forwards.

Leandro Trossard (£5.8m) was by far the chief threat for Brighton again, adding his second goal in as many games and going close to more than that throughout the evening.

Neal Maupay (£5.7m) found Pascal Groß (£6.2m) in space inside the box during the 18th minute. The German pulled the ball back for Trossard to see his lashed effort blocked by Williams.

The Belgian then used his scintillating pace to spark a dangerous counter-attack in the 27th minute, getting past Joe Gomez (£5.3m), who committed too early. He then crossed back to the centre of the box from the dead-ball line, where Maupay latched onto the ball and forced a smart reaction save from Alisson (£6.2m).

Trossard had another go himself in the 35th minute. This time he was slid in by Maupay, drifting into a central position under pressure from Alexander-Arnold, unleashing another blocked effort.

It was on the stroke of half-time that Trossard finally found the breakthrough, firing home a Tariq Lamptey (£4.0m) cross with aplomb.

As an aside, this was a fourth successive start at right-back for the former Chelsea man, an impressive achievement under such a tinker-man as Potter.

Trossard’s last chance came in the 84th minute, Pröpper’s chipped through ball finding him in space behind the Liverpool defence, although he could only hook it over the bar, perhaps unaware of quite how much time he had available to him.

“Brighton were really good. They played really good football, took some risks in the formation. Some of them were really threatening counter-attacks so we had to block twice in the box. In the end, we conceded a goal. I said to my boys at half-time, ‘It is a good game [for] both sides, but they deserved their goal’ and in the end, we had to adjust a few things and make a few things better.” – Jurgen Klopp

However, it is perhaps difficult for Fantasy managers to get too excited about the Trossard and his attacking colleagues, apart from those chasing extreme differentials.

That’s because Graham Potter is famed for rotating even his best players, tailoring Brighton’s line-ups to their opponents more than anything else.

Also, they host Manchester City in Gameweek 35+ which may prove to be a tough test. 

Perhaps then, the period to target Seagulls is from Gameweek 36+ onwards when they face Southampton (away), Newcastle (home) and Burnley (away) between then and the end of the season.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (4-2-3-1): Ryan; Burn, Dunk, Webster, Lamptey; D Stephens, Pröpper (Bissouma 71′); Trossard, Mac Allister (Mooy 71′), Groß (Connolly 71′); Maupay.

Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; N Williams (Robertson 46′), van Dijk, Gomez, Alexander-Arnold; Wijnaldum, J Henderson (Milner 80′), Keïta (Fabinho 61′); Oxlade-Chamberlain (Mané 61′), Firmino (Minamino 87′), Salah.

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833 Comments Post a Comment
  1. aleksios
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Need an advice here.Chasing 40pts and some may not start so which is the right move? 1ft 1.5itb.

    --Patricio
    --TAA--Alonso--Doherty
    --Salah--KDB--Martial--Mount
    --Rash--Greenwood--Jota

    --Nyland--Egan--Foden--Lund.

    a) TAA+Lund to Robertson+VVD/Laporte for a hit.
    b) Alonso+Jota to Kiko+Vardy for a hit.

    Thanks guys.

    1. King Kohli
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B but someone other than Kiko

    2. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I think Def is where you could potentially fall short it TAA gets benched, Alonso doesn't look like regaining his spot and Lund was on managed minutes anyway

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Advice would be Alonso to another Def

  2. mynameisq
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Would appreciate some thoughts on this, any obvious moves or save transfer

    McCarthy Hendo

    TAA Lund Egan Saiss Lascelles

    Mahrez KDB Salah Martial Bruno

    DCL Jimi Greenwood

    Suddenly not too happy with strike and def

    1. King Kohli
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Jimi + Mahrez > Vardy + Willian/Puli?

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thanks but not a fan of losing Mahrez atm

    2. John Nerdelbaum
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I'd save and then look to sort out Lund or the strikeforce. Jimi > Ings
      Problem is all your money's in midfield but it looks great

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thank you, that sounds like a plan

  3. King Kohli
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Best move here?

    Hendo Pope
    TAA Doherty Gomez AWB Taylor
    Salah KDB Bruno(c) Mahrez Foden
    Jimenez DCL Greenwood

    1 FT 1.6itb

    A. Save
    B. Mahrez + Jimi > Willian + Vardy (-4)
    C. Mahrez + Jimi > Willian + Jesus (-4)
    D. Mahrez + DCL > Sterling + Connolly (-4)
    E. Any other transfer

    1. FOMFF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      C. Toying with B myself but pretty sure I can't go with only one city player for the run in.

    2. John Nerdelbaum
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Save. Keep Mahrez

      1. King Kohli
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Not tempted by a hit for Vardy?
        Do you think Mahrez starts this week(

        1. John Nerdelbaum
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Tough one. B looks pretty good but I'm a big Mahrez fan

          1. King Kohli
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Shave off 0.2 from defence to do Jimi > Vardy?

            1. John Nerdelbaum
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Yeah I like that idea . Taylor maybe as you have Pope

    3. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B

      1. King Kohli
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Very tempted by this move but unsure.
        Cheers for the response.

  4. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Given the choice which one for the run in?

    A Martial (triple up in attack selling Maguire for VVD)
    B Vardy (possibly trading Son in for Willian and selling Jim/Tammy)

    Leaning towards A

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I'd go B Willian on fire and vardy better than tammy/Jimi

      Maguire due a goal and could get cleanies, utds first real test is tonight so judge after

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Ty

        It’s touch and go. Slightly swayed by fixtures right now - Leicester and Chelsea are pretty medium overall. But I’m a form over fixtures man really.

        Wondering if holding Tammy is a possible hedge.

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          His issue is lack of starts, anyone you need to rely to come off the bench to get points doesn't sit right with me

    2. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A

    3. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Close. Probably A, fancy United to be more consistent than Leicester

  5. mr messi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Keep Mané or get rid for Pulisic? Would also fund Jiménez to Vardy

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Keep mane

    2. John Nerdelbaum
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Keep

    3. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Keep

  6. FOMFF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Which City players is everyone targeting for the run in, other than KDB?
    I have Mahrez but anticipating a bench. Considering Pope > Ederson

    1. King Kohli
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Ederson is waste of a city spot imo.
      Better to take risks on their midfielders as the potential upside is so high despite the rotation.

      1. FOMFF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        What about Jesus?

        1. King Kohli
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          High risk/high reward.
          Worth a punt.

      2. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        But that means sacrificing mid slots ... Bruno, Martial, Pulli, William, Salah. Mane ..... and more
        Jesus is not an option and none of their expected defenders started last night
        Ederson is probably the only player I would have as a 3rd MCI player

    2. GuenDoozy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Im consodering getting rid of KDB actually. Strong feeling he is rested this coming GW

  7. The_Fish
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Reasons to FH this week - TAA, Salah, KDB and Foden all in danger of being rested. Vardy has a great fixture this weekend and then poor fixtures afterwards.

    Reasons not to FH - All 4 could play, or at least 3 of them. Save FH for 38.

    I'm really torn tbh.

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Other than TAA all the rest if benched would still get minutes. Even TAA could come off the bench tbh

      1. Uncle Gamst
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Serious question...why would TAA get benched?

    2. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Doesn't help that starters are scoring less than benched players who come on ... you make what seems the right choices and get screwed

  8. The Man Pastore
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Are these transfers worth it for -4 : Maguire, Jimenez, DCL ---> Keane, Vardy, Greenwood ?

    (Maguire needs to go as I have 3 Man U already)

    1. John Nerdelbaum
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Looks OK to me

    2. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yes

  9. gomez123
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    I’ve got 2 free transfers...if I free hit this week how many transfers will I have when my team reverts back?? 1 or 2

    1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      1

  10. John Nerdelbaum
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    2 frees
    AWB and Nketiah > Aurier + Greenwood? Aurier best defender option up to 5.5m?
    Would leave me with

    Henderson
    TAA Aurier Doherty
    Salah KDB Bruno Pulisic
    Rashford Jimi Greenwood

    McCarthy/Jimi/Lascelles/Taylor

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I'm not sold on aurier or spurs myself but greenwood is a go

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        No Def is really standing out to me with the remaining fixtures so maybe aurier isn't too bad. Very attacking

        1. John Nerdelbaum
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Cheers
          Love that grav btw. It's the one I use for online Scrabble
          That episode is an absolute classic

  11. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Last Man Standing Update (47 teams)

    Current safety score = 41
    Top score = 58
    LMS average = 39.96 (-0.26) = 39.7
    Players played = 7.79/12
    Captains played = 87.23%

    3 games + autosubs to go.

    https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

  12. Tempestic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Start Foden or Kiko this week? Feeling a 1 pointer either way.. 😛

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Ha ha.

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        cheers geoff

    2. John Nerdelbaum
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Foden

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Yeh leaning towards this as well, cant see a clean sheet for Watford and a foden 30 min cameo prove fruitful

        1. Tempestic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          could prove*

        2. John Nerdelbaum
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Watford are shite

  13. HashAttack
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    a) KDB+TAA > Mane+Digne
    or
    b) KDB+Son > Mane+Willian

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B

      1. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thanks - If b) I have an extra 0.7 itb ... stick to Mane or risk Salah

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          I have both. Team linked.

          1. HashAttack
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Nice - no MCI
            It's odd but I don't really like my players wearing red ... if I had that many red-shirted players I would be changing things

          2. HashAttack
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Just seen that Nketiah will be coming on from your sub bench ... ouch
            My back 3 were the same losers ... TAA, Doherty and Azpi (Aurier on the bench)

            1. FOO FIGHTER
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Nah, Mane played.

    2. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B

  14. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Bar any injuries, I'm saving my transfer this week. So for GW 36 what two FTs are best?

    A) Mane + Nketiah > Mahrez + Ings (Bench Foden)
    B) Mane > Sterling (triple with Foden + KdB) save
    C) Kane + Nketiah > Ings + DCL

    Front 7:
    Mane Fernandes Martial Foden KdB
    Rashford Kane Nketiah

    1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      You'll know after 35. All 3 have merits.

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I would rather have Kane over DCL and would'nt ship Mane for Mahrez.

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        I have to lose either Mane or Kane to fund Ings. I want Ings in 36 as my priority move I think and because it prepares the bench boost in 37 or 38.

        Let's see after tonight's games and 35. Injuries will obviously change the plan.

        1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Do you really want to bench Foden in 36 especially if he doesn't start 35

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Yeah that's dicey...

            Maybe Mane > Sterling in 36 is still the play. Then 37 you bring Ings and Jimenez in for Kane + Nketiah and Bench Boost. Last game of the season I can bench Jimenez and do a super high impact move like Fernandes > Richarlison or something as a final roll of the dice.

        2. FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Yes, I am patiently waiting to see what happens tonight as well. Will have a better idea on what moves I need to make even though I have plans already.

    3. InSaneMan-e
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Dont fancy Vardy wagon?

  15. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Will be interesting to see if Greenwood continues with his form tonight. I am feeling a big Rashford haul is on the cards...

    1. Greek Freak
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      My feeling is Greenwood has been overperforming and I would've benched him if I had a better bench!

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        I agree with this

      2. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Pity about your TC mate...

        1. Greek Freak
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Yeah, this whole 'on another day he could've hauled' thing... Big points swings recently with Salah (C) vs. Villa and KDB (TC) vs. Newcastle that ended up being underwhelming.

          Still, last year I TC'd Son for his red card so it's an improvement!

          1. HashAttack
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            I TC'd Auba for his cancelled DGW .... your TC scored 3x mine
            So annoying knowing so many TC's had been burnt on Mane earlier in the season

    2. GuenDoozy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 19 days ago

      That would be ideal mate. Got the Big triple up from ManU

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Yeah, Martial, Fernandes, Rashford.

        Hoping Aurier hauls as well 😀

  16. KINGS
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Mahrez, Pulisic or Antonio for the next 2 GWs ?

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Pulisic!

    2. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Pulisic

  17. Chucky
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    FH in 36 looks by far the best option... so many juicy fixtures....

    Thinking of going with Kane,Rashford and DCL/Giroud upfront.

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      How does 36 tie in with the cup?

      1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        36, Cup, 37

      2. ElliotJHP
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        FA Cup is weekend following GW36, could try and FH the City assets you believe will be rested for the Semi

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Yep

          Got loads of things wrong - mostly team selection! - but BB 30 FH 31 I think was a good call especially given my side

  18. BOATIES FC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Martinez
    TAA Doherty Aurier
    Mane KDB Son Bruno
    Vardy(c) Rashford Greenwood

    Martin lascelles Holgate Guendouzi

    Used my transfer on Jimmy to Vardy. £0 itb

    Having a poor week so far this but GTG for next?

    1. Chucky
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      should do well..

    2. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Looking very good!

  19. davies
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    A few questions...

    For GW38 only:

    A) Digne Foden
    B) Holgate Dilva

    For this week only:

    1) Martínez (tot)
    2) Reina (CRY)
    3) Fabiasnki (nor)
    4) Foster (new)

    1. Slitherene
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Complicating things?

    2. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Dilva last game is a factor.
      GW37 info would help along with the Cup team.

      3 or 4 for GK

    3. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 19 days ago

      3 for GK, it's Norwich.

  20. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Start which one?

    A) Cresswell (nor)
    B) AWB (SOU)

    United have more chances of conceding a goal, right?

    1. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B for me.

    2. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      United 4/5 CS, West Ham 2/1 CS...

    3. Ëð
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B

  21. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    I’m going to be very confused if Son hauls this evening 🙂

    1. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Too many midfield options as there is!

  22. Catastrophe
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Hi guys,

    1FT, 0 ITB. Planning to save FT and then next GW somehow work out how to get Willian/Pulisic or Azpi in for Norwich at home.

    Ederson
    TAA, Egan, Digne
    Salah, KDB, Sterling, Fernandes, Martial
    Jimenez, Greenwood

    (McCarthy, Lascelles, Basham, Nketiah)

    Sound about right?

    Cheers

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Nice. Very nice.

      Have 2FTs and may yet hold one for Chelsea - not sure having Tammy counts!

      1. Catastrophe
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Cheers. No idea of who to drop so may end up just going for Azpi (probably for Digne)

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Looking at your team we could be twins if I go 2 transfers

      Small difference !!

      VVD TAA
      Son Sterling
      Boly Digne

      I feel outclassed! 🙂

      1. Catastrophe
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Haha. I see more minutes in yours! But I've never been successful owning Son.

        Good luck!

  23. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Who else had their season ruined by Foden yesterday?

    1. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Completely and utterly destroyed mate

    2. Slitherene
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Non Salah owners

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I think many are sobbing for getting rid of Salah as well.

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        That still depends on how Kane does

    4. COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Was 50/50 between bringing in him or Ings and ended up with him, so fully expecting an Ings brace now 🙁

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Gotta have Ings from GW36...

    5. Chucky
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      what has Foden got to do with it? play foden but not at the expense of season keepers like salah...

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Foden should have almost matched Salah but was useless

        1. Chucky
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          yeah but getting rid of Salah was not a sensible move...

    6. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Mane was way worse. Going Mane over Salah twice (GW 24 TC and this week on WC) has cost me 48 points. That's top the difference between where I am now and top 10K...

      1. Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Same here. Gonna go all in on Mane to outscore Salah over the next 4 though, partly out of spite

      2. COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Both purely just bad luck. One was an injury, the other was a 50/50 benching possibility.

  24. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    If I still had my FH I would use it in 38.

    Trile City vs Norwich. Mahrez, KDB, Jesus and would try fit in Kane and Auba lol.

    1. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Most people should already have 2 City in already? KDB, Sterling and Ederson here 🙂

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        I have none 😀

    2. ElliotJHP
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      It is tricky between 38 and 36. Most will already go big on City.

      36 - Triple Chelsea, Digne, second guess who Pep will play ahead of cup. Kane vs toon?

      38 - Golden boot hunters on last day (Salah, Ings, Auba, Vardy)

      1. InSaneMan-e
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Didnt even consider 36 but your point is Valid. I'm now leaning toward 36 actually

    3. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Unlikely that that would be the optimal City trio for 38 imo. David Silva, Sterling and Mahrez/Foden potentially

  25. Ëð
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    A) Jimenez -> Ings
    B) Jimenez, DCL -> Vardy, Ayew (-4)

    Ayew would mostly be on the bench as I'm playing 3-5-2

    1. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      a

    2. GuenDoozy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 19 days ago

      a

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A

  26. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Best combo till gw37

    A: DDG + Vardy + Jimmy with cheap bench
    B: Any other 5.4 gk + Martial + Jimmy with DCL on bench

    1. InSaneMan-e
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Issue with A is that Vardy is great for Bou but after that bit concerned tbh (Shu spurs Utd).

      Not sure if it helps but Martial is nailed and ings has Bou after next gw. Also I ditched Jimi

  27. GuenDoozy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Best move going into next GW? 2.8ITB and 1FT
    A) Lascelles > Doherty
    B) Jimmy > Vardy
    C) KDB > Sterling

    Team for reference:
    Pope Mccarthy
    TAA Saiss Kiko Lascelles Taylor
    Salah Kdb Bruno Martial Willian
    Rashford Jimmy

    Cheers

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      B

  28. King Kohli
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Who scores more this week?

    A. Mahrez + Jimenez/Foden
    B. Vardy + Willian -4

  29. King Henrik
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Taking you current overall rank into consideration and with 4 gws remaining.
    What rank you you be happy with at the end of the season. i am currently 39k and would be happy to finish in top 50k.

    Hows everyone else getting on ?

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I would be happy with anywhere in the top 100k

    2. King Kohli
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Currently having my worst season, on 160k atm.
      Hopefully try to finish inside top 50k

    3. Boris Bodega
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Sore subject...

      1. lordkippe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Currently 32 k and team in bad condition. Dreaming of 10k but will be happy with top 100k. By best rank ever is 24 so could hoping to better that

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      You have so little ambition. I want top 25K. I'm currently at 42K. My top 10K hopes are fading a bit but I still have bench boost which can swing it.

    5. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      21k with 5 to go this week but team misfired a bit.

      I'd be disappointed to miss top 10k

    6. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      35k now with a few more than average left but think top 10k is out of reach now so would settle with top 20k

    7. Chucky
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      currently, 14k, would love to finish inside top 5k but top 10k is a must...

    8. GuenDoozy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 19 days ago

      6.5 K, top 5k

    9. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      1m!

    10. baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Dropped out from top 20k. Horrible gw. My goal is still top10k.

    11. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Doubled my OR rank this GW. From 382th to 739th. Finished 549th last year, so would be nice to get into top 100.

  30. Strchld
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Is Lascelles definitely out next week?

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Not for sure they have the result game I think right?

      Rockstar may be able to help us out

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        First* not result lol