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. Rinseboy
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Think I'm pretty set on Nketiah, Jimi and Maguire to Greenwood, Vardy and 4.4 defender. Any thoughts?

    Pope Martinez
    TAA Doherty Maguire Aurier Fernandez
    KDB Mahrez Salah Martial Bruno
    Nketiah DCL Jimi.

    1. gers23
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Maguire header tonight to change your mind...hopefully lol

      1. Rinseboy
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        would love that ! love a leaving present!

        1. FOO FIGHTER
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Ha ha

    2. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Any love for David Silva?

      1. gers23
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        yes certainly in the last gameweek

      2. Greek Freak
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        We all love David Silva, but this is a week late. He'll play more games but I don't know which. I'm looking at him for my FH in GW38 vs. Norwich but not before that.

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Might go Pulisic > Dilva in 37

        2. FOO FIGHTER
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Dilva is leaving City so he will want to leave with a massive bang.

        3. Eastman
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Bringing him in last game on my free hit. Not sure about his minutes otherwise

          1. Jon Walter's Hatty
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Guard of honour on 21 minutes...

            1. ElliotJHP
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Ha! Would love this

      3. gers23
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Teams an absolute mess at the minute.Any thoughts? 0.9 in bank

        Ederson

        TAA Seiss Maguire

        Traore Kdb Foden Bruno

        Rash Jiminez Auba

        Leno Lund Cantwell Lascelles

        1. Stimps
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Traore to Antonio punt?

          1. gers23
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            thanks for that mate.Very interesting lol

      4. Greek Freak
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Ooh, I see tonight I'll be able to watch Bournemouth-Spurs and Everton-Southampton at the same time. A rare opportunity to watch live what decisions I shouldn't have made for this GW.

        1. sunnyh
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          i did Salah and DCL to Foden and Kane for a hit.

          Im ready for a DCL hat trick at this point

      5. ZoumasBloomers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Started yesterday with a 30 point lead in my ML. Now 25 points behind. Biggest swing I can remember in a day for me in FPL 🙁

        1. ElliotJHP
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          I thought one mini-league was dead. (C) Salah and he still has TC to play, game is afoot.

        2. gers23
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          This is my worry.I am 68 clear just now but after my Kdb captaincy yesterday i'm in trouble...Rival has Bruno,Pog and Kane to my Maguire.

          1. ZoumasBloomers
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Mine had Salah (c), Egan, Pope and Auba. I’m on 26 points with not much to come!

            1. gers23
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Thats unreal. I sold Egan for Maguire 2 gameweeks ago....

          2. Klaren
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Unless he has chips, 68 points isn't a realistic gap to close at this point. Just get the important players he has in his team if the gap gets smaller and you should be fine.

            1. gers23
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              He still has his bench boost. The main differences are Kane,Pogba,Azpi and Henderson to my Auba,Jiminez,Maguire and Ederson

              1. Klaren
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                You should be fine if those are the main differences.

              2. Lucas8406
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Relax you will win

        3. Jafooli
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          How and when exactly did Willian sneak up to 5th highest scoring midfielder?

          Was he not out of favour for much of the season?

          1. The Littlest Robbo
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            He is playing for a big money contract now

            1. Jafooli
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Ah that old chestnut...maybe time to load up with Ozil?

        4. rilo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Auba-> Vardy for next two GW?
          Or Vardy - >?? After gw 35+
          Next week also I will go Jimenez->Ings

          What do you think?

          1. gers23
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            I had planned on keeping Auba all season. Hadn't considered this move ,but could work.

            1. rilo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              I will buy him back after Liverpool for sure.
              Biggest problem is if I sell him and he will outscore Vardy a lot I will lose a lot of points in mini league, second place and third also have Auba

              1. gers23
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                I haven't been impressed with Leicester tbh.Maybe wait and see how bad Bournemouth look tonight?

          2. Freshy
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            my plan is
            Jimi out
            Vardy for 35-36 [bou-SHU]
            Auba for 37-38 [avl-WAT]

        5. davies
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Anyone getting cold feet on Foden?

          1. Reinhold
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            I played him ahead of Willian this week, so yeah

          2. The 12th Man
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Never had him, never will as long as my 2 ML leaders have him.

          3. Jon Walter's Hatty
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Not really - just could not convert last night but it happens. I think he gets a start v Bmouth which is key

          4. Old Man
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            No. He could, and should, have had two yesterday. While he is playing and getting those sort of opportunities he's staying - especially at that price.

            1. FPL Pillars
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              I agree Foden owners very unlucky not to get decent points

        6. Klaren
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          If you could only get 1, which one would you choose in the following GW? (won't captain either)

          A. Bruno
          B. Sterling

          I have Martial, Rashford, KDB from Manchester teams at the moment.

          1. Reinhold
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            If for the rest of season, Bruno. If not, assess after United game

            1. Klaren
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              If I get Sterling, I I'll probably get Greenwood instead of Bruno as 3rd United attacker for the rest of the season.

              If I get Bruno, I might still get Sterling the following GW if it looks certain for him to play vs Bournemouth but otherwise unlikely.

          2. gers23
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Bruno

        7. Reinhold
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Any suggestions for my team now? Once again I stupidly ended a streak of good weeks by wildcarding.

          Foster (mccarthy)

          VVD / Doherty / Azpilicueta (Aurier, Holgate)

          Bruno / Son / KDB / Willian (Foden)

          Greenwood / Rashford / Vardy

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

            Needs bit of pool

            1. Reinhold
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Hehe, yeah, I WCed Salah out obv. Just gonna ride it now I think. I'm trailing in a ML where the leader has Salah. Could go Mané, but not taking a hit for it this week

        8. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Seriously contemplating FH with the main changes below

          Salah > mane
          Taa > digne
          Mahrez > sterling
          Jimi > vardy
          Pope > Allison

          Mane, sterling rested, vardy great single fixture, Burnley rarely get anything from the top clubs so Pope is 2 pointer imo

          Taa is the big ? Will he get rested or not!

          1. Rinseboy
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            was gonna say no way but actually as its a free hit looks a decent gamble for one week

            1. Eat my goal!
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Thanks - just don't know whether its worth using the FH to hedge against players being benched

              I don't think GW38 looks great for a FH either - nothing a couple of FT wouldn't do

          2. FPL Pillars
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            I don’t think Salah will be benched, he wants the GB

        9. Eastman
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Mahrez / KDB unlikely to start next gw?

          1. GuenDoozy
              1 month, 5 days ago

              KDB i could bet money on him being rested
              Mahrez could easily start

          2. Jafooli
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            TAA is the fifth highest scoring player with 14 assists for only 7.8m or 7.0m if you gout he early.

            8.0m next season? Maybe even 8.5m?

            1. yosim
                1 month, 5 days ago

                no doubt

                1. Jafooli
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Currently equal with Vardy....only Salah, KdB & Mane higher...so actually 4th highest

                  1. Jafooli
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Ten points ahead of 10.9m Augbamayang

              • The 12th Man
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                Well worth 8 m. Even if it means playing 4-3-3 or 4-4-2 to have him.

                1. Jafooli
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Would you take him at 9.0m?

                  Although I think he will be 8.5m

                  1. The 12th Man
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    9.0 is a lot. Would depend on pricing of others and fixture run.

              • g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                I am thinking of removing for the run in

              • Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                He should have been at least 8.0 this season, as several on here were arguing before the prices came out. Absolute joke that he came in at 7.0, and he should be 8.5 this season for sure.

                That said Im expecting FPL to mess up again and price him at 7.5

                1. Brosstan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  should be at least 8.5 next season*

                2. Jafooli
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  At 7.5m I’ll get him twice....

              • ElliotJHP
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                Tear up the rulebook, I think he is and should be £9m

                1. The 12th Man
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Yeh they need to price him so it makes you think twice.

              • riot
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                If he was a mid he'd be 9m, he plays like one so I think it's a fair price. Realistically I'd say he'll be 8m max (that'd be the highest ever defender price, right?). If the game has changed so wingbacks play like attacking midfielders in strong teams they should be priced as such.

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

              Only for GW35+
              Salah or mane?

              1. GuenDoozy
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  mane quite an easy decision

              2. yosim
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  A) Jimi to Vardy
                  B) Jimi to Jesus

                  Vardy next fixture obviously looks good on paper but after that? Where as City's fixtures look nice, pep roulette puts me off of course :/

                  already have Greenwood & Ings

                  1. Freshy
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    A all day

                • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Solskjaer: "I don't think short term, I always think long term and try to make good deals. I'm always quite careful with money."

                  Also Solskjaer: “Here’s 75m for Harry Maguire”

                  1. Brosstan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Hes going to be first choice midfielder for years. Hasnt looked worth it this season though but unless he regresses its an ok price in the market at the time.

                    1. Brosstan
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      centre back* lol

                • FALSE PROFIT
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  With Citeh playing FA cup on the 18th, why is everyone so sure KDB Mahrez Foden etc getting rested Saturday?
                  I would think it just as likely the Home match against Bournemouth they will get a rest.

                  1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Anyone who says they’re “sure” of what Pep will do is not to be listened to

                    Regardless of how it transpires

                    We can guess though

                    1. FALSE PROFIT
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      Exactly. So when transfers are recommended at Citeh due to rotation, I don't understand the reasoning.

                      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        Just conditional on the basis of the recommendation...

                        As in - If it’s recommended because the person is “sure” of what Pep is going to do - the basis is incorrect (regardless of whether or not the result coincidentally happens to be positive)

                        If it’s recommended because the person is making an educated guess based on X, Y & Z assumptions - then it can be treated as such

                  2. Jon Walter's Hatty
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    I doubt everyone is - or shouldn't be. You pick 3 City and take what you get. 5 subs takes the edge of things now as Sterling proved last night.

                  3. mixology
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    That’s my thinking as well, as far as KDB

                  4. Klaren
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    I think the only ones we can be fairly confident about starting is Sterling, Laporte, Mendy, Walker.

                    Rest is just guesswork.

                    1. FALSE PROFIT
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      All is guesswork

                      1. Klaren
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        Not really, not all of it. There are certain patterns with Pep's rotation. Managers like Lampard are more unpredictable.

                    2. Jon Walter's Hatty
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      Trying to pick anyone nailed from that defence is worst than the mids imo, at least the mids get on and cause a threat whereas the defenders have a real 1 point risk attached.

                      If someone like Walker was nailed he would be a no-brainer in my team.

                • King Kohli
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Any guesses at city's front 6 for next game?

                  KDB Rodrigo Gundo
                  Bilva Jesus Sterling

                  1. g40steve
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Ask Pep

                    1. Studs Up
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      Not even Pep knows...lol

                  2. _Ninja_
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    No idea i guess at..

                    Rodri
                    Gundogan
                    B Silva
                    Sterling
                    Jesus
                    Mahrez

                  3. Jafooli
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Agreed, or Marhez, Foden, Dilva could replace one or two of them 🙂

                • g40steve
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Who to lose out of Trent, Salah or KDB till the end? Considering TRENT,

                  Current team,

                  Pope,
                  Trent, Aurier, Boly
                  Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Martial, Willian
                  Greenwood, Vardy C

                  McCarthy, Jimmy, Taylor, Holgate#

                  3.4

                  STERLING team,

                  EDERSON,
                  AWB, Aurier, VVD
                  Salah, KDB, Fernandes, STERLING, Willian
                  Greenwood, Vardy

                  BUTTON, INGS, Taylor, LAMPTEY

                  AUBA team,

                  EDERSON,
                  VVD, Aurier, GARCIA,
                  Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Martial, Willian
                  AUBA, Vardy

                  BUTTON, Greenwood, Boly, Taylor

                  1. _Ninja_
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    i like the Sterling team

                    1. g40steve
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      Cheers got WC staring at me?

                      1. _Ninja_
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        I mean your team is good enough to not WC, but you're as well using it at some point. Could always use it as a FH last week as well.

                        1. g40steve
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          That was my other idea to fill up on the last week,
                          Sterling team has Ings for fixture swing & 7 changes!!

                          Decisions 🙂

                • JONALDINHO
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Worth selling Trent? Most likely will be rotated against Burnley and there last 3 fixtures are tough. Neco will be getting more gametime and with players like Keïta and Ox playing they aren’t relying on Trent for assists anymore

                  1. Eat my goal!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    I wouldn't sell completely - he could haul at any time

                    He's been relatively quiet of late tho - which in my mind is a benching waiting to happen

                  2. Klaren
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    He might not get rotated, Neco really struggled yesterday. Klopp might sub him in later in the games when games are already won rather than starting him after his performance last night.

                  3. HMC
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Each to their own
                    I’m going to do it to fund Vardy as I’m aiming to crack top10k
                    Tougher fixtures and hasn’t assisted since the restart

                  4. Jon Walter's Hatty
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    I only really want him for Burnley as I can see Pool conceding in next 2 after, Hoping he will be considered key to getting round the back of Burnley, who deal with everything in front of them so well.

                  5. ManUnitedComeBack
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Definitely worth it at this stage of the season. The question you have to ask yourself is whether you still can rely on Liverpool to keep a clean sheet. If so then VVD is an option. If not, then go for the likes of Azpi / Digne / Dunk / Lamptey depending on which price point you want.

                • Wirbelwind
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  1 FT, can do any of the following this week

                  A) Doherty -> Laporte (already have Patricio)
                  B) Cantwell -> Foden
                  C) Holgate -> Digne (0.1 short unfortunately, need to collect that elsewhere)
                  D) Cantwell -> Saka

                • pingissimus
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Would people see VVD as an upgrade on Maguire? Bones say he’s due a haul 🙂

                  Equation is

                  A Son Maguire to VVD Martial
                  B Son Jim to Vardy Willian

                  Do get 2 hot players in B - more bang for my buck?

                  1. yosim
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      B easily

                    • Eat my goal!
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      What did Scotty say? Best to consult them both!

                    • g40steve
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      He looks very dangerous in the box!

                  2. FDMS All Starz
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    What are the chances Mahrez starts the next game?

                    1. Klaren
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      36%

                    2. Eat my goal!
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      who knows - he seems to be used pretty consistently but at the same time taken off early. I think pep chooses who he likes for the opposition.

                  3. Brosstan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Why doesnt LiveFPL show autosubs any more?

                    1. Eat my goal!
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      I believe it does but when it draws closer to the end of the GW

                  4. HUATSHOOTER
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Keep mane or sell for salah?

                    Also if on FH, will you get zinchenko or stones or mendy?

                    1. Klaren
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      Keep Mane
                      Get Mendy

                      1. HUATSHOOTER
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        Why mendy? No news about him right?

                  5. Tsssst
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Still hungover from the DGW weeks back, any ideas how to pick it up? Have 2 FT's this week and sitting in 3rd chasing money leagues.

                    Henderson Leno (inj)
                    Doherty TAA Baldock Lundstram Targett (inj)
                    KDB Fernandes Mahrez Salah Cantwell (inj)
                    Kane Greenwood Nketiarrrgh (sus)

                  6. davies
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Anyone eyeing up David Silva for GW38?

                    1. Ask Yourself
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      Maybe

                    2. FPL Pillars
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      Maybe!

                  7. FOO FIGHTER
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      Just went and checked, I have taken hits this season to the value of 124 points, lol.

                      Gap between me and top 10k = 139 points.

                      Way to trigger heavy 😀

                      1. Ask Yourself
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        Is there a site that shows if you’ve profited from your hits? I can’t even remember taking one this season but I may be tempted into one this week or next

                        1. GuenDoozy
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            This is why you're OR 10K and anyone who takes that many hits cant be.

                      2. Nedvěd11
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        Salah to Sterling GW35, cap Sterling?
                        Fancy Salah rest...or...?

                        1. Ask Yourself
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          I’d hold off on that move for one more week. Expecting a sterling type performance from salah if he starts on the bench this week. But I fancy him to start for golden boot purposes

                        2. FOO FIGHTER
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Sideways AF.

                          • Studs Up
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Same thinkings...would probably do it

                        3. Firebreathinturtle
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          Lads.need some help over here (-4)

                          A. Kane+Guendouzi to Vardy+Willian (3-5-2: Bench Greenwood/Ings)
                          B. Kane+Guendouzi to Sterling+Connoly (3-5-2)

                          Pat
                          TAA Doh Fernandez Holgate Kiko
                          Salah KDB Martial Fernandes Guendouzi
                          Ings Kane Greenwood