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Guardiola promises rotation for Gameweek 36+ after City and Sterling rout Brighton

Brighton 0-5 Manchester City

  • Goals: Raheem Sterling (£11.8m) x3, Gabriel Jesus (£9.7m), Bernardo Silva (£7.6m)
  • Assists: Jesus x2, Riyad Mahrez (£8.6m), Rodrigo (£5.3m)
  • Bonus: Sterling x3, Jesus x2, B Silva x1

A bumper 21-point haul from Raheem Sterling (£11.8m) was the cornerstone of Manchester City’s 5-0 thrashing of Brighton.

The 17.3%-owned midfielder hit a hat-trick as Pep Guardiola’s squad rotation looked out for the many, not the few, for a Fantasy change.

All four of City’s most popular midfielders, including Kevin De Bruyne (£10.8m and 52.4%), started, with the 50,000+ managers who’d drafted in Phil Foden (£5.5m) the main losers of Gameweek 35+’s pleasingly dull instalment of Pep Roulette.

In terms of major alterations, the Poundshop Pep that is Brighton boss Graham Potter was the man to blink, although his five changes really didn’t help one bit.

The stats tell that tale with a sparse elegance – City had 26 attempts to Brighton’s three, with eight of those on target to the home side’s zero.

Five of the shots found the back of the net, starting with a lovely finish from Sterling, who curled home Gabriel Jesus‘s (£9.7m) pass from the edge of the area.

The Brazilian striker then hit the bar before scoring when he helped on Rodrigo‘s (£5.3m) flick from a De Bruyne corner.

That goal summed up the Belgian’s day – he was consistently the man who assisted the assister, while his one goal attempt involved a knuckle-ball free-kick that hit the outside of the post.

Two nil to the good before the interval, City doubled that advantage alarmingly quickly after it.

Sterling’s second, on 53 minutes, involved a close-range header from Riyad Mahrez‘s (£8.6m) cross, and three minutes later, Bernardo Silva (£7.6m) got in on the act by following up his own shot, which Brighton keeper Mat Ryan (£4.7m) should have dealt with far better.

It would be nice to report that Sterling saved his best until last, but that would be to ignore the major comedic value of the hat-trick goal.

The winger was released by substitute David Silva‘s (£7.3m) pass over the top. He flicked the ball over one defender, lost his balance in the ensuing tussle and, as he hit the turf, the ball bounced off his unsuspecting head, through Ryan’s legs and in off the post via a doomed last-ditch Dan Burn (£4.5m) clearance attempt.

It was messy and, in Fantasy terms at least, magnificent, helping Sterling to his highest haul of the campaign.

The goal also emphasised just how hot is his form at present – he’s produced three double-digit returns from the last four Gameweeks, of which he’s only started three. And in his six appearances since football resumed, Sterling has six goals, three assists, three clean sheet points and eight bonus.

Mahrez has featured in all seven City fixtures since the restart, starting six of them and producing three goals and as many assists. That might prompt alarm bells among his 10.4% ownership in the run-up to Wednesday’s Gameweek 36+ home match against Bournemouth.

And if it doesn’t, Guardiola’s post-match comments really should:

We played one team against Newcastle, today another one. A new four or five or six players will play against Bournemouth.

One of the men who might survive is Sterling. He was certainly on the receiving end of some major Pep praise, and possibly a hint as to his future selection prospects.

He is a huge competitor, self-confident, aggressive. He loves to score goals. We have wingers who score goals. This is so important. All the credit is for him, not just for the three goals, but they are important for what we have ahead of us.

City have been either brilliant or indifferent post-lockdown, winning four times by an aggregate score of 18-0, but also losing twice away from home.

Their desire to win, and win convincingly, is clearly being influenced by the fact that their best chance of winning the Champions League – possibly for quite a while – will come when that competition returns in August.

The need to find and maintain form is therefore driving this team to ruthless heights at present, and Bournemouth look ill-equipped to cope.

Jesus, with two goals and two assists from his last two starts, could be a decent differential pick as he’s owned by just 5% at present, although he is in the top five for Gameweek 36+ transfers-in, albeit a long way behind leader Sterling in that particular race.

Foden, meanwhile, has been used a lot more at home than away, and his cameo at Brighton suggests much heavier involvement to come in midweek, which could bring in good returns for his bargain basement price.

Brighton were uniformly awful against City, and Potter’s summation of the match is best left brief:

City were too good tonight. We were well beaten by the better team.

The in-form Leandro Trossard (£5.8m), who’d scored in consecutive Gameweeks before yesterday’s debacle, was the team’s brightest spark, although that was in relative terms only.

His two attempts led the way for the Seagulls, but seeing as two City defenders – Benjamin Mendy (£5.5m) and Eric Garcia (£4.5m) – and defensive midfielder Rodrigo also matched that total, it was little to write home about.

Overall, Potter’s side are more muggle than magic at present, unsurprising seeing as they’re all-but guaranteed Premier League football next season.

And their final three fixtures – home to Newcastle in between trips to Southampton and Burnley – will surely involve fewer goals than yesterday’s game, but could still all end in the same result.

The team’s most-owned asset in Fantasy Premier League (FPL) is back-up keeper David Button (£3.9m) – an apt summary of their Fantasy appeal as the season winds down.


Brighton and Hove Albion XI (4-3-2-1): Ryan; Bernardo, Webster, Dunk, Montoya (Lamptey 59); Bissouma, Mooy, Pröpper (Stephens 59); Trossard (Jahanbakhsh 70), Groß (Burn 78); Connolly (Maupay 59).

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Mendy (Zinchenko 64), Garcia (Stones 72), Laporte, Walker; Rodrigo (Fernandinho 72), De Bruyne (D Silva 64), B Silva; Sterling, Jesus (Foden 64), Mahrez.

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1,106 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Green_Army
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    FH activated - concerned about pep roulette, but feel Sterling and Jesus are likely to start. Thoughts?

    Ederson
    AWB, Azp, Digne
    Pulisic (c), Willian, Sterling, Bruno, Antonio,
    Jesus, Ings

    Bench: Deeney, Boly, Simpson

    Enough in the bank to transfer in Martial should early team news say that Pulisic/Willian doesn't start.

    1. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Silva, Foden Jesus/sterling seem most likely to get minutes

    2. Nedvěd11
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Hopefully Sterling will get 60 minutes +

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      I don't think you can trust Chelsea or Evertons defence at the moment. May consider SHEF defender Stevens. Antonio/ West Ham will have a difficult game against Watford and probably will be a tight game

      1. SouthCoastSaint
        • 8 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        Azpi has had some decent returns but I’d want Alonso against this awful Norwich defence. Better goals/ assist potential I think

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 1 Year
          25 days, 14 hours ago

          I agree, higher probability of getting an attacking return than CHE keeping a cs.

      2. Green_Army
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        Agree, Chelsea def v Norwich is worth a punt though, especially with so much competition for places in the front 7 - with azp you have assist potential too. Antonio is more of a 1 week punt - his spot may go to foden/martial/KDB, with ederson downgraded

    4. SH
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      I like it. Depending on early team news may get Alonso in place of Azpi

      1. Green_Army
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        Agreed - if Alonso starts he's the better option

  2. Nedvěd11
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    McCarthy
    Doherty | TAA | Boly
    KDB | Fernandes | Sterling | Martial
    Ings | Vardy | Greenwood

    Pope | Holgate | Fernandez | Douglas Luiz

    3.9 ITB

    What to do..?

    1. SH
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Vardy>Jesus. Could easily roll though

  3. boborhino21
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Pope
    Boly Digne TAA?
    KDB Bruno Pulisic Salah? Antonio
    Rashford CalvertL?

    Martin - Greenwood - lascelles - Simpson

    2,7 itb 1ft - was thinking to double Chelsea with William but are there any better options here?

    1. boborhino21
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Willian* 😀

    2. SH
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      I am dropping Salah for Willian in my WC. Have money it to get him back though

    3. bombayblues
      • 7 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      DCL - Ings?

      1. boborhino21
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 13 hours ago

        I just feel the day I kick DCL he might get double digits haha

        1. bombayblues
          • 7 Years
          25 days, 13 hours ago

          Surely, Ings should outscore DCL over the next 3 weeks? Everton have nothing to play for while Ings has a shot at the Golden Boot.

          1. bombayblues
            • 7 Years
            25 days, 13 hours ago

            Plus a double up on Chelsea means an extra FT to take them out after the NOR game

            1. boborhino21
              • 3 Years
              24 days, 12 hours ago

              might consider - or FH if any leaks on Chelsea - but wanted to hold till gw38 !
              thanks

  4. ShaunGoater123
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Suggestions for this lot? Definitely want to get ings in.

    Krul / nyland

    TAA / Egan / basham / lascelles / wan bissaka

    Kdb / sterling / Fernandes / martial / Saka

    Kane / nketiah / Jesus

    0.0 itb , 2 Fts

    1. aapoman
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Downgrade Kane and upgrade Nketiah to Ings

      1. ShaunGoater123
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        Was tempted by Kane & nketiah > ings and Tammy.

        But then Tammy was awful
        Last game

      2. SH
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        This

    2. scubasmithy
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Nketiah and Kane to Ings and Greenwood, no brainer

      1. ShaunGoater123
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 13 hours ago

        Already have 3 United, martial Bruno and awb

      2. Zenith UK
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 13 hours ago

        Except, he already has three Man U players so he can't have Greenwood

  5. Stram Dunk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Patricio
    TAA Doherty AWB
    Son KDB Mahrez Bruno Foden
    Ings Vardy

    Martin Greenwood Dunk J.Robinson

    FH?
    No FT.

    1. SH
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      FH if you believe Chelsea will smash Norwich. FH38 otherwise, chance to have some team info

  6. what's my name
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    chasing > which pair scores more:
    a. Dilva + Ings
    b. Willian + Jesus

    thx

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      A - those two more likely to start

    2. scubasmithy
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      A

  7. aapoman
    • 6 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Pope
    TAA AWB Boly
    KDB Mahrez Foden Salah Fernandes
    Vardy Greenwood

    3.9; Egan, Lamptey, Nketiah

    1ft and 3.4itb. Time to free hit or other suggestions?

  8. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    bottomed on the last page.

    Is this GW ideal for FH ?

    1. aapoman
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      thinking about it yea

    2. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      FPL rockstar has already said he won’t be doing team news for gw38 so I don’t see why people are holding until then. Many have KDB and Mahrez who are unlikely to get minutes - I’d be all over a free hit if I owned them

      1. Vazza
        25 days, 13 hours ago

        Can you send the link please. This could be interesting..

      2. Ain't No Holebas Girl
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 13 hours ago

        The meme format he's tweeted in implies he will be doing 38 info to me, but agree this week could be a good shout too

        1. Vazza
          25 days, 13 hours ago

          Yeh the format he’s written that in doesn’t really help.

          1. Ain't No Holebas Girl
            • 2 Years
            25 days, 13 hours ago

            I'm confident he will be based on tHe FoRmAtTiNg so saving my FH for then

            1. Vazza
              25 days, 13 hours ago

              Realistically, would he be able to reveal 20 team sheets before the deadline?

              1. Ain't No Holebas Girl
                • 2 Years
                25 days, 13 hours ago

                Not in full necessarily but he usually mentions the popular FPL players so imagine it will be a summary of which key assets play (hopefully!)

    3. Green_Army
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      I'm FH'ing this GW. Fixtures are great for in form assets, and even if early team news came in 38+, the stress is something I do not want to deal with :D.

  9. SouthCoastSaint
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    If you knew 100% Alonso was starting do you think he’s a crazy captain pick this week?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      No

    2. aapoman
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Yes

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      yes

    4. Bubz
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Yes

    5. WE GO FOR IT
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Yeah. Chelsea can easily concede. Norwich might play freely now that relegation is officially out of minds.

  10. HD7
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    “Free Hit 36” Hot Topic?

  11. SpagBol
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Bottomed on last page 🙂

    Pick 1 to bench this week:

    Salah (ars)
    KDB (BOU)
    Fernandes (cry)
    Mahrez (BOU)
    Willian (NOR)
    Jesus (BOU)
    Ings (BHA)
    Greenwood (cry)

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Mahrez

    2. aapoman
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Might be crazy but Mahrez likely gets rested as well as KDB

    3. SpagBol
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      I am leaning towards Mahrez, as he may come on for a 1 pointer

    4. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Mahrez

    5. SH
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Mahrez

    6. Nedvěd11
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Greenwood after todays game 😛

  12. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Morning all! Would you FH this lot? Or save till 38? Thanks 🙂

    Martinez
    TAA • Doherty • Holgate
    Salah • Martial • KDB • Bruno • Foden
    Vardy • Greeny
    (3.9,, Jimmy, Lascelles, Kiko)

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Looks great for this GW save

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 14 hours ago

        For 38?

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • 4 Years
          25 days, 14 hours ago

          Yes

    2. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      No guarantees holgate is back

    3. LLoris
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Save

  13. Lindelol
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Have Foden and Sterling from city - I guess I should keep both right?

    1. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      I have both and KDB. Considering KDB to silva and getting Alonso or Giroud

    2. Nedvěd11
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      ofc

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      yes

  14. Rinseboy
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Any advice here. Rival has cut my 50 point lead to 0 after captaining Sterling and having Antonio. Gutted.

    A - Vardy and Mahrez to Jesus and Pulisic-4
    B - Salah, Mahrez and DCL to Dsilvs Pullisic and Ings -8
    C - Salah to Sterling
    D - Save

    Pope
    TAA Diop Doherty
    KDB Salah Bruno Martial Mahrez
    Vardy Greenwood
    Martinez DCL Fernandez Aurier

    1. Nedvěd11
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      I did Salah to Sterling yesterday to mirror my opponents in mini money leagues..
      We are currently on the same points and top 280...

      Don't know if this was out of rage or a good solution at all...

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      I like A but I'm not inclined to make hits at this stage of the season

  15. Atimis
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Rash KDB to Jesus Willian or FH? All ideas welcomed 😉

    Ederson
    TAA/Doherty/Kiko
    Salah/Sterling/KDB/Bruno/Puli
    Rash/Green

    Martin/Lasc/Holgate/Connolly

  16. rnrd
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Serge Aurier's brother was shot to death yesterday in Toulouse

  17. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Guys chasing ml by around 30 points rivals have tc and fh so as I have.. Do I need to fh this team?

    Martinez
    Taa doh kiko
    Kdb Mane bruno Martial puli
    Vardy Green

    3.9 Connolly lascelles Simpson

    A)Mane to dsilva /foden for free
    B) kiko to azpi for free
    C) vardy to Jesus/ings for free
    D)FH

  18. Nedvěd11
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Douglas Luiz to:

    A) D. Silva
    B) Pulisic

    Midfield and attack is currently:

    KDB | Sterling | Fernandes | Martial

    Ings | Vardy | Greenwood

    Who to bench in a 3-5-2?

    A) Greenwood
    B) Vardy

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      1A, 2B

  19. Dele
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Serge Aurier’s brother shot dead... very sad

  20. Investing in Manchester
    Sam FPLFamily
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    It seems that it is becoming increasingly important to invest in Manchester - both the red and blue side! So with 6 spots available, how are you deciding on a strategy. Three attackers from both? A defender or two? Looking at the goalkeepers? With United rotation is far less of a problem but with Pep suggesting there maybe 4/5/6 changes to the City line up for their next fixture vs Bournemouth does that put you off having three of their assets?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Straight attackers.

      Defense is not worth it right now. We can get better options for cheaper.

      3x City, 3x United.

      Sterling, KdB, Jesus, Martial, Fernandes, Greenwood.

      Just get these six guys and stick for the season and hope you get the captaincy right. They have form and fixtures.

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 13 hours ago

        I agree with this. Already have 5/6, Mahrez will be transferred out to Jesus to take the 3rd City spot

      2. Twisted Saltergater
        • 11 Years
        25 days, 4 hours ago

        They’re the 6 I’ve gone for.

      3. Daniel S. - Forgot the GW 3…
        • 11 Years
        25 days, 1 hour ago

        Sterling KDB Foden
        Bruno Greenwood Martial

    2. SH
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      On my WC now. Considering Sterling, KDB, Dilva, Bruno, Greenwood and AWB. Think Dilva get some minutes before he leaves. Had Martial in place of AWB initially. But there are so many good options in mid now, contrary to the lack of good options in defense. Also Martial's away form is not as stellar as home form.

    3. WE GO FOR IT
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Both defenses look like they have in them to concede the odd goal. And there don't have defenders with attacking threat like TAA, Robertson or Doherty. So, it's six attackers for me.

      I'm currently on Bruno, Rashford and Greenwood for United. With United much less likely to rotate, I don't think I'll change any, unless there are some injuries.

      As for City, I have KdB, Mahrez and Foden. I think each of them starts 2 out of the remaining three. So I'm not sure what to do. But since both KdB and Mahrez look like they may start on the bench, I might just get Dilva in, who looks nailed in to start 36+ and 38+. The better of the three fixtures.

    4. scubasmithy
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Already got 3 of each, inc 1 defender as i like to spread the risk. Wish I'd got greenwood instead of Maguire though.

      Ederson, Maguire, KDB, Foden, Martial, Bruno is my contingent currently (well it will be, on a free hit in 35 so I'll get this lot back)

    5. P-h-o-e-n-i-x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 11 hours ago

      For better balance, I prefer 2 attackers + 1 defender from these teams. This allows you to have space in your team for likes of Liverpool mids, Chelsea mids, other in form players (Chelsea mids, Antonio etc.)

    6. CroatianHammer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 11 hours ago

      Ederson, Mahrez, KdB
      Bruno, Rashers, Greenwood

      That's what I have. If I have 2 FTs for GW37 or 38 I will consider selling Ederson for Sterling, and of course getting any keeper I want because I have 6 million in the bank having sold Mané for Antonio.

    7. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      25 days, 10 hours ago

      Kdb, mahrez, foden, bruno, martial and greenwood. Finalised on a GW34 WC (before we which I had rash and only two city). Thought the MCI assets were the best value, although the first few weeks haven’t been kind.
      I’m saving two FT so I can tweak the GW38 mci players but won’t trade any of them before (even if painful given sterling/ jesus)

    8. Ginkapo FPL
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      It really is important, obviously right now improving local connectivity through installation of cycle lanes. This has the potential to detract from the delays to the northern powerhouse improvements and upgrade of Manchesters bottlenecked railway neywork which limits throughput into the city.

      1. the Penman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        25 days, 6 hours ago

        Underrated comment.

    9. Celt Abroad
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      I’m all in with 6 attackers - KDB, Sterling, Mahrez, Bruno, Martial, Greenwood.

      Only concern is the FA Cup schedule, and high risks of rotation around that. But with both teams scoring for fun, should hopefully pick up regular points even with limited minutes.

    10. Dybala10
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      Happy with my setup

      City - Jesus, KDB and Foden
      United - AWB, Greenwood and Bruno.

      Only issue is Pep and riding out the rotation. Foden has been really frustrating to own but he’s due a haul soon 🙂

    11. tisza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 8 hours ago

      this CAS decision makes me a bit more wary of City assets seeing as how they've got these potential CL and FA cup games coming up to.
      Think Utd will manage minutes much the same as they have been seeing as how they've got to push harder now for CL place

    12. Pépé sur le P…
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 3 hours ago

      Weird "hot topic"

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • 9 Years
        25 days, 3 hours ago

        I think I was the only one responding to the hot topic title

    13. Mac90
      • 6 Years
      24 days, 22 hours ago

      Pep said he would "rest 4-6 players" against Bournemouth.

      Looking at his past starting line ups, his back 4 would regularly rotate each game (except the 3 matches against Chelsea, Newcastle in the FA Cup, Liverpool)

      So, assuming 4 of the rotated players are his back 4, who are the other 2?

      Mahrez seems likely to make way for Foden.
      Dilva for DeBryuyne?

      Those are already 6 players. So my q is:

      Does Pep always tells the truth? Anyone with exps can share?

      Because he should be able to rest 2 more players, with Dinho and Gundo waiting in line

  21. BNMC
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Lamptey the only playing 4.0 defender?

    1. sandman58
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 7 hours ago

      Yes

  22. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Mahrez to David silva worth a -4 this week? Going to have to start Mahrez otherwise

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Not for a hit

    2. ^Freedom Fighter^
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      I did it thinking about captain him or Antonio

    3. scubasmithy
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      50/50 call for me.

    4. The King Wilson return
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      If you are chasing, it's that time to take risks. Some pay off some don't, I'd do it thinking mahrez doesn't start and is rested for fa cup

  23. ShaunGoater123
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Tammy or giroud to start for chelsea?

    As poor as Tammy was, fa cup this weekend might be the bigger game therefore giroud might be kept for that?

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Could be early team news, I’ve actually got giroud as C atm but I’m working tomorrow night so might put it on puli to be safe

  24. yakirh
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    I guess Aurier won't play?
    When is Morinho presser?

    1. Van der Faart
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Very doubtful he will play at all again this season IMO

  25. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Made my transfer. Mane > Sterling. Hope he starts. I think he will, but you never really know...

  26. Kudo Warrior
    • 7 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Would you do anythng with this midfield? (Money no object):

    KDB Bruno Mahrez Mane Salah

    REALLY want Sterling (and Antonio to a lesser degree) but don't want to lose anyone above lol

    1. scubasmithy
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      mane out then surely

      1. scubasmithy
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 13 hours ago

        Bruno is undroppable, KDB similar.

        Looking at the other players you mention I would put them roughly in this order (best at top)

        Sterling
        Salah
        ..
        ..
        Mane / Marhez

        I'd bin Mane or Mahrez for Sterling

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Probably look into changing Mahrez and Mane.

    3. WE GO FOR IT
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Mane to Sterling if you want him. If it's just for this week, Pulisic is a great option instead of KdB, who I think will start on the bench.

      1. WE GO FOR IT
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 13 hours ago

        Mahrez to Sterling*

        ALl under the assumption that it is for one week only.

    4. Kudo Warrior
      • 7 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Thanks guys.

      Nah, this would be for the rest of the season.

  27. skandinho
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Shocking breaking news about Serge Aurier's brother, who was shot dead this morning in France. Thoughts are with Serge and his family.

  28. Azathoth
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Who (1) to bench from

    Foden - Grennwood - Ings - Jimmy?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 14 hours ago

      Jimenez

  29. GE
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 14 hours ago

    Why suddenly people here are transfering out Vardy? Something I miss?

    1. scubasmithy
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Ings has better fixtures and Leicester aren't exactly on fire and Jesus scored...

    2. WE GO FOR IT
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      I had got him in for one week only. I might hold for one more week if I decide to get Dilva/Willian for Mahrez this week,

    3. Danstoke82
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      Fixtures aren’t great and there are much better options.

  30. Tmel
    • 9 Years
    25 days, 13 hours ago

    Mahrez > Sterling for free?

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

      Yes from me. I think Mahrez is like 90% sure to be benched.

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 13 hours ago

      yes