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FPL lessons learned as Martial and Rashford outscore Fernandes

Man United 2-2 Southampton

  • Goals: Marcus Rashford (£9.0m), Anthony Martial (£8.3m) | Stuart Armstrong (£5.2m), Michael Obafemi (£4.9m)
  • Assists: Martial, Bruno Fernandes (£9.0m) | Nathan Redmond (£6.2m), Jan Bednarek (£4.4m)
  • Bonus Points: Martial x3, Bednarek x2, Rashford x1

Bruno Fernandes (£9.0m) left his horde of Gameweek 35+ supporters wanting more as Manchester United drew 2-2 with Southampton on Monday night.

Crucially, he was outscored by both Anthony Martial (£8.3m) and Marcus Rashford (£9.0m) on a rare off-night for the Portuguese international.

Grabbing an assist for United’s second goal of the evening, Fernandes did manage to ensure his run of games without a blank extended to four but there was much less to admire as usual.

Since arriving in the Premier League, Manchester United’s number 18 has been a shot machine, registering 16 efforts on goal between Gameweeks 30+ and 34+, the joint-third best of any midfielder.

However, across his 83-minute outing against Southampton, Fernandes was unable to shoot even once, while no penalties for his team left the man shorter of points-scoring avenues than usual.

With attention turning to Manchester City and Chelsea midfielders in Gameweek 36+, some even considering the Free Hit chip, Fantasy managers will want to know whether or not they need to keep a slot for Fernandes, who faces an admittedly porous Crystal Palace defence on Thursday.

It must be said that the Portuguese international did look both fatigued and laboured against Southampton, giving away possession in key moments and failing to find his usual insightful delivery.

It probably did not help matters than Paul Pogba (£8.3m) had an even worse outing, at fault for Southampton’s first goal and largely responsible for robbing Manchester United of any consistent rhythm in the 62 minutes he was on the pitch.

“We created some chances, some fantastic football sometimes, Anthony made some good chances for himself. But we never got the rhythm in the passing today.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United have been blessed with a kind fixture schedule in terms of turnaround thus far in Project Restart, although it does appear that the compressed nature of the Premier League’s return is starting to take some sort of toll on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men if this most recent performance is anything to go by.

The fact that the trip to Selhurst Park awaits them on Thursday certainly increases the pressure on their fitness. 

But Fernandes owners have to remember that, since Gameweek 30+, only Norwich (15) have conceded more goals than Crystal Palace (13).

And while Fernandes was outscored by Martial and Rashford on Monday night, he has been a more reliable source of points on the road recently.

United’s French centre-forward certainly looked the part once more against Southampton, coming away with a goal and assist, maximum bonus and unlucky not to get more than that.

In the ninth minute, he pickpocketed James Ward-Prowse (£5.7m) in a dangerous area and was denied in a one-on-one with Alex McCarthy (£4.5m) by a strong left-hand by the Saints’ goalkeeper.

In the second half, Martial might have had another assist and goal too. Rashford’s piece of 67th-minute skill on the left-hand side left Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.4m) behind enabling the forward to slide Martial into the dead-ball line. He cut it back to Rashford, only to see Ryan Bertrand (£4.8m) slide in with a brilliant block to deny a certain goal.

Then, in the 80th minute, Martial went on an incredible run down the left, through the middle and past a crowd of Southampton defenders to get through on goal, only to spurn the finish, one he usually would have buried.

Rashford also could have had more than his goal and seven-point return.

Luke Shaw (£5.4m) picked out his pacey run through the middle in the 15th minute, his netted effort ruled out for offside.

Rashford then got through in the 52nd minute after Fernandes’ threaded ball only to see Jan Bednarek (£4.4m) block his goal-bound effort. 

Three minutes later, Fernandes’ chipped pass reached Rashford despite a Walker-Peters handball, who tried a powerful knuckle-ball effort from distance, rippling the side-netting in what would have been a wonderful goal.

However, while Martial and Rashford looked more explosive than Fernandes on Monday night, the disadvantage both of them have against the Portuguese international is their away form.

Since the Premier League came back, Martial has double-figure hauls in every home match, recording 16 points per game at Old Trafford. But across his three on the road, his average stands at 3.7 points per game.

Rashford has also returned in every Project Restart home match so far (7.3 points per game) but is yet to do anything but blank on the road since Gameweek 30+.

By comparison, Fernandes has scored in every road trip in that time, averaging 12.7 points per game in such fixtures. 

Fantasy managers may also be tempted to look at the Manchester United defence for Gameweek 36+. While Crystal Palace’s poor goal-scoring fortunes at home are well-documented this season, the Red Devils backline did suffer some problems against Southampton.

Not only were some of their weaknesses exposed, Solskjaer potentially has a staffing problem at left-back for the trip to Selhurst Park.

Shaw rolled his ankle in the second half, replaced in the 74th minute by Brandon Williams (£3.9m), but the youngster ended up walking off with a nasty gash to the head in stoppage time. Nemanja Matić (£4.8m) was forced to deputise in the left-back position for the closing stages, so it will be interesting to see who claims the spot at Selhurst Park and whether or not that affects Manchester United’s defensive credentials.

For the final moments of the game, in which Michael Obafemi (£4.9m) struck the dramatic equaliser, the Red Devils were reduced to 10 men, because Williams left the field after the three allocated substitute windows had been used.

“He got a cut above his eye. We’ll have to [wait and see]. I’ve not been to see him yet. He’s with the medical staff. Yeah (it was bad luck to lose him) but that’s how it is. We defended well until that corner. Always disappointing to get that in the 96th minute but that’s football. I know the feeling the other way around.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

However, Southampton still caused them plenty of problems all evening.

Stuart Armstrong (£5.2m) threatened in the early stages, breaking away from Pogba in the 10th minute and forcing a sprawling save out of David de Gea (£5.3m) before scoring a minute later.

It was Pogba who lost possession in the defensive third under pressure from Danny Ings (£7.4m), allowing Nathan Redmond (£6.2m) to get in behind Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.5m) and feed an unmarked Armstrong at the back post. While he was not the only one at fault for this goal, it was interesting to see the Manchester Evening News claim the Gameweek 36+ trip to Crystal Palace could be an ideal time to rest Wan-Bissaka, who was below par on Monday night, picking up a yellow card in the process.

The Southampton wingers combined again in the 48th minute when Armstrong scythed through the middle and laid off to Redmond who drove wide of the left-hand post.

The former Norwich man then went close in the 85th minute, cutting inside from the flanks past Matić, curling an effort at de Gea, who tipped over flamboyantly.

Interestingly, Ings played a rather peripheral role in this Southampton display, especially compared to those stationed in the wide-midfield roles. Since the restart, he has been less effective against the bigger clubs, blanking against Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal but scoring in meetings with Norwich, Watford and Everton. Ings faces Brighton, Bournemouth and Sheffield United between now and the end of the season.

Manchester United XI: De Gea; Shaw (B Williams 75′), Maguire, Lindelöf, Wan-Bissaka; Matić, Pogba (Fred 63′); Rashford, B Fernandes (McTominay 84′), Greenwood (D James 84′); Martial.

Southampton XI: McCarthy; Bertrand, Bednarek, J Stephens, Walker-Peters; Redmond, Romeu (Obafemi 87′), Ward-Prowse, Armstrong (Smallbone 70′); Ings, Adams (S Long 64′).

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2,012 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The Red Devil
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Current midfield
    Sterling mane Martial Fernandes kdb

    Would you sell any of them to get Pulisic/willian/dilva/foden?

    1. Bank$y
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Maybe Mane for Dilva.

      1. The Red Devil
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        For a hit?

    2. Matt420
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I've sold KDB for Pulisic this week. Had him all season and will probably get him back with FH 38. He seems likeliest to be rested alongside Mahrez.

      1. The Red Devil
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Thing is, my ML rival has him, though I'm leading by 30 odd points
        Keep kdb to block out the points?

  2. Atimis
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Save FT this week and do Ederson Pulisic to Martinez Mahrez before GW37?

    Or loose KDB this week??

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

    Martin/Lasc/Holgate/Connolly

  3. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Start KDB or Jimenez?

  4. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Into the last 7 of LMS
    But I am probably the only one without any chip left so I guess the differential captain is the only way to go so which one
    1. Salah
    2. Sterling
    4. Bruno
    5. Foden
    6. Martial
    Can bring in either Pulisic or Vardy for that matter

    1. Bank$y
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      2

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I feel he will play 60 odd minutes

        1. Bank$y
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Plenty of time for him on current form

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      5

  5. FPL Kaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Got a real dilemna this week, my ML rival is only 2 points behind me and he has confirmed he isn't taking a hit. So I know that if I take a hit I am behind him automatically. I have Ederson and he has Sterling, should I.....

    a) Mane to Sterling (just to cover him)

    b) Ditch Ederson and get 3 City attackers (-8) and hope it pays off over last three games

    c) Mane to Dilva and Greenwood to Ings (-4)

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      2 points is too small a lead to play covering games. See it as a three GW shootout where you need to beat their score. Attack and target the players you think will top score across these final fixtures.

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      A

  6. joshphillips465
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    FREE HIT

    Been tinkering all morning, and I'd like some more opinions on this:

    Ederson

    Azp AWB Taylor

    Fernandes D.Silva Sterling Willian Pulisic

    Rashford Ings

    (BENCH: Button Connolly Egan Simpson) ITB: £5.2

    I had Salah who I've swapped for Willian atm, any other suggestions? Or just use £5.2 to strengthen bench just in case?

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I like it besides Rash

      1. joshphillips465
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Who you thinking? A couple have said Jesus in but would need a shuffle about

  7. FPLAdmiral
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Best option chaps?

    (A) Mahrez + Rashford > Pulisic + Jesus
    (B) Mahrez + KDB > Dilva + Sterling
    (C) Other - suggest (2FT, 0.4m ITB) -

    McCarthy
    TAA, Doherty, Aurier
    KDB, Mahrez, Foden, Bruno, Salah
    Ings, Rashford

    (Henderson)(Greenwood, Robertson, Egan)

  8. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    how likely is Jimenez to score against Burnley?

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Decent chance imo

    2. Klopp For The Kopps 😆
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      His underlying stats have been pretty average, needed a Pen to end his run

    3. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Unlikely

    4. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I'm backing him to score but who knows. Tight game that.

  9. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Bruno C Sterling VC currently.

    Should I switch?

    1. uhahpaulmcgrath
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      i thought Bruno looked very tired last night in the last 30 minutes.

    2. TONY123
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I've switched last night, Bruno looked tired and he won't take the next penalty.

  10. Bucket Man
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Please any thoughts. Thought I could save but have Aurier, Mahrez and no Pulisic, not sure if he is worth it for one week though. Desperately trying to cling on to top 5k by far my best season so any help appreciated. 1FT 2.1ITB

    Pope
    TAA, Aurier, Boly
    Salah, KDB, Mahrez, Fernandes
    Vardy, Ings, Greenwood
    Stevens, Lascelles, Luiz

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      In similar boat myself. Salah to Sterling has the highest upside

      1. Bucket Man
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        I fancy Salah to score against Arsenal. Worried about no Chelsea but then they have Liverpool and Wolves. Aurier and Lascelles unlikely to play but would rather keep defence as it is. Very tough.

    2. Klopp For The Kopps 😆
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Vardy to Jesus or maybe Vardy to Auba next week could be a punt.

      1. Klopp For The Kopps 😆
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        great punt*

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Thanks. Not even sure on who starts for City except Foden who I could afford for Luiz. Not to keen on getting Auba back didn’t like it when I had him despite him being a great player.

  11. olidooley
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Gtg OR Free Hit?

    Pope
    TAA Holgate AWB
    Salah(c) KDB Bruno Mahrez Sarr
    Jesus Rashford

    Button Connolly Lascelles Robinson

  12. OptimusBlack
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Which Transfer is better ??
    A- Salah & Mahrez > Sterling & Pulisic
    B- Mahrez & Saka > Foden & Pulisic
    Both for -4 but A gaves me 2 M

    1. Bank$y
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Gotta be A

  13. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Salah a good captain shout?

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      There is never week where it’s a terrible idea to captain Salah

      Certainly a good option but obviously Chelsea and city players will be most peoples preference

  14. frenchfries
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    On FH

    DDG
    Azpilicueta Digne TAA
    Sterling Pulisic DSilva Fernandes Martial
    ..... Jesus

    Ings or Giroud for the last spot?

    1. Andrew
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Ings

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Giroud if there is team news

    3. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Ings.

  15. Whats the Mata?
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Would get in Dilva or Foden this week?

    1. TONY123
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I'm on Dilva

    2. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I like Foden since i can upgrade elsewhere, however Dilva has probably has those home 2 GW's in him so that's an advantage

    3. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Flip a coin. I think Foden is slightly more nailed on to start this week

    4. frenchfries
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I went with DSilva, trust him more

  16. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Worth removing Aurier for a hit?

    Concerned he won't play and if he doesn't, I should get rid now because I plan to BB next week.

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      For BB i went 8pt hit since I see them as 2 pt hits. Your players have to play. No bench

    2. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Yeah

    3. rjcv177
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      No news yet...but after brother gone i dont believe he's good to play

  17. badgerboy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Would you guys start Mahrez or Saiss?

    1. Hot Toddy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Mahrez

  18. Darthshearer
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    I am top of a small league, but only by 3 points.

    Worth a gamble on going Foden (C)? I was going to go safe with Bruno.

  19. rjcv177
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Pep rotation ticket:

    A) Mahrez and Vardy to Sterling and Ings (cant get Auba on 37)
    B) Mahrez and Rashford to Pulisic (C) and Jesus (will get Auba on 37)

  20. JonnyOnionRings
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    FH Team

    DDG
    AWB-Digne-Azpi
    KDB*-Sterling(C)-Antonio-Puli-Willian
    Ings-Jesus

    Do people think KDB will start the game? Should I replace with DSilva?

  21. Patron
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Salah (c) anyone?

    1. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Tempting, but his away record isn't great and Arsenal have improved defensively.

      1. Patron
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Ye, but he proved us wrong at Brighton 😀 yeah its risky anyways. Thanks!

        1. badgerboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          True. But Mane didn't start that one.

          1. Patron
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 9 days ago

            haha yeah I was like "oh theres a hattie comin up" 😀

    2. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Kinda going under the radar against a poor arsenal defence (some recent clean sheets but they can fall apart at any time) - they also are distracted by FA cup - think he’s coming in on my free hit

      1. Patron
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 9 days ago

        cheers! I would like a City cpt ofcourse but not sure who starts 😀

  22. LordEllison
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    1 FT and 0.8 ITB, abit stuck any ideas?, or should i free hit Thanks!!

    Martinez Martin
    TAA Doherty Aurier Kiko Lascelles
    Salah Martial KDB Fernandes Guendouzi
    Greenwood Vardy Jimenez.

  23. gellinmagellan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Current Free Hit team:

    Pope
    Alonso Digne Stephens
    Dilva Sterling Salah Fernandes
    Giroud Ings Jesus

    3.9 Pieters Dendoncker Lascelles

    What do you think? I'm going Giroud over Chelsea mid (have Pulisic in my normal team), just thought this might be a good game for Giroud.

    1. jason_ni
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      crazy to play fh, and move pulisic out of your team!

      1. gellinmagellan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        So lose Giroud?

        1. jason_ni
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Giroud could be decent pick as well, id like both, Dilva to Foden,and id be tempted to go puli over Fernandes if you are chasing

    2. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Id be surprised if Pulisic doesn't outscore Salah this week. I think loading up on triple ma city is risky as they are likely to be rested, so could Salah, (having played so many minutes).

      You will hopefully benefit from early Chelsea team news too.
      Salah to Pulisic
      Sterling to KDB
      Pope to Ederson

      I looked at 36 for my FH, but there are just too many good options to get everyone in.

      1. gellinmagellan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Thanks a ton, this is really helpful! I think I'll stick with Salah given it's Arsenal's defence. Early Chelsea news should hopefully help

  24. SouthCoastSaint
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Just a note for those getting Ings, he played Monday, plays Thursday and then again Sunday.

    Even with the golden boot chasing I think it’s highly likely he gets a breather

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      He was super energetic in 90th minute yesterday chasing a defender in the box

    2. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Yeah hes played every game up to now as well

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      He does look a lot fitter than I have ever seen him. Been really impressed with Southampton since the restart. Love how you stuck by Ralph after the 9-0 and came out stronger for it.

      1. SouthCoastSaint
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Yeah he’s such an easy player to cheer. I had some golf clubs fitted by his uncle yesterday!

  25. JollyGoodYellows
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 9 days ago

    With this team should I free hit now or GW38?

    Martinez (Button)
    TAA Saiss AWB (Lascalles Simpson)
    Salah KDB Bruno Mahrez Pulisic
    Greenwood Vardy (Jimmy)

  26. jason_ni
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Foster is my keeper, will be fh in 38.
    A) keep him for 36(West ham), and 37(City)
    B) keep for 36 sell ft in 37 for pope.
    C) move to pope now for -4.

    Think B makes the most sense, there is slight chance Watford Westham is a cagey affair.

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      B is logic. Depends what kind of manager you are. I would have not have a patience and would have just get over with it and would've smash that hit button

      1. jason_ni
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        be sods law as soon as I do move for pope, Burnley become porous!

        Wish I'd never seen/heard the 5 nil city Burnley match, moved out popey from the wc the morning aftee!

    2. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Same issue here but I also have Taylor and not sure about a double up.

  27. kysersosa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Ballers, G2G, Thoughts?

    Pope

    TAA, Doherty, Aurier*
    (P)ulisic, Sterling, KDB, Martial, Bruno
    Greenwood, Ings
    Button, DCL+, Taylor, Lascelles

    * Aware he's unlikely to play
    +worth to Giroud for a hit?

  28. TONY123
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Which player on FH?
    A) Digne (AVL)
    B) TAA (ars)

    1. pakornk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      digne

    2. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I think thats a tough one. Neither likely to keep a clean sheet so you're looking at attacking returns and on that basis TAA.

  29. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Is a 30 point lead enough to be the champ of a mini league?

    1. TONY123
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Not yet

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Nope

    3. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      No way

      It’s a good lead but there are so many different forward options and thus Captain options there could be some huge point swings yet

    4. Patron
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Lemme tell ya something. I was chasing about 30 pts. Dude got in freakin Antonio and Deeney who scored 6 freakin goals together. Count the difference now 🙂

    5. jason_ni
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I'd be comfortable with 100 lead, that would secure it, 30 is 'easy to catch with the right capt pick.

    6. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Not even going into the final game week is that enough. Im 55 ahead and ive bought in players to match my rival. Especially if they have chips to burn too.

  30. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Best move?

    A. Vardy >> Jesus (no Chelsea!)
    B. Jimenez >> Giroud
    C. KDB >> Pulisic / Sterling (no Chelsea!)
    D. FH (Get Chelsea & City)

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

    1. jason_ni
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I'd be tempted for c to sterling.
      I'm holding fh myself, but team looks decent on paper for 36, so don't feel the need(have puli, Foden, sterling,Sarah, Fernandes and Rushford)

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Yeah. No Chelsea annoys me though. Hmm

        1. jason_ni
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          lol, the fact I have puli def helps not feeling the need to fh.
          Go with your gut, and Blank out the noise on here, at least then if it doesn't work, you won't feel.so bad if you have listened to someone else!