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Top FPL tips and advice from FFScout Hall of Fame number three Fábio Borges

Fábio Borges has emerged as one of the top Fantasy Premier League managers in recent years.

Currently third in both our Career Hall of Fame and Live Hall of Fame, Fábio’s rise has been meteoric – he only started playing FPL in 2014/15 – and his season history makes for enviable reading:



Not someone who actively courts the limelight – he turned down Joe’s invitation to appear in his Meet the Manager series – Fábio kindly agreed to answer a few of our questions.

Here he is in his own words:

I’m Portuguese, 39 years old and I live in Lisbon.

I’ve followed the Premier League since I was a kid. I remember Matthew Le Tissier was my favourite player back then, he used to score amazing goals on a regular basis. I think the Premier League’s popularity grew a lot in Portugal after Jose Mourinho joined Chelsea but it was always the most followed foreign league, of course.

I always enjoyed football, statistics and strategy games so FPL looked like the perfect fit for me. Actually, I played Fantasy NBA and Fantasy UCL even before I joined FPL in 2014/15.

I was really bad at the beginning, I remember I had Jason Puncheon and Adam Johnson in my first XI and a very expensive bench. The turning point was when I captained Charlie Austin for a hat-trick. I would never do it nowadays but I loved that feeling and I started to put a lot more thought and analysis into my decisions from then on.

I mostly enjoy the decision-making process in FPL and everything it involves. I spend a lot more time than I should looking into stats, team news and players’ history but it’s great when it pays off!

Time well spent most would agree.

Fábio’s success coupled with his desire to keep himself to himself has helped cultivate an air of mystery around the Le Tissier-loving Portuguese.

I’m not active at all on social media and I’m only in two FPL-related Facebook groups, which is more than enough for me since I like to make decisions by myself mostly. That’s most of the fun for me.

But I’ve made FPL friends in those groups – my “real-life” friends don’t care about FPL at all!

Basically, I only discuss strategy with a handful of friends and I’d like to send a shout out to Alberto and Sukhraj, who I’ve known for several years. They help me a lot every week when I’m not sure about what to do.

 

Like Meet the Manager guest, former Hall of Fame number one, and arguably the most exceptional FPL manager, Kenneth Tang, Fábio has a poker background.

I played poker professionally for six years and now I work for a sports betting website.

My poker background helps me a lot with FPL because there are several similarities. In both games we have to make the best possible decision with the information we have available at the time – and it’s important to remain calm when things don’t go our way.

Just because someone blanked twice in a row, it doesn’t necessarily mean that he is suddenly a bad pick and the same applies to poker – just because you lost one hand, it doesn’t mean that you played it poorly.

I think that being able to distance myself from the short-term results is one of my biggest strengths in FPL and poker played a huge part in that.

Fábio’s enjoying another excellent season, sitting at 4,206th in the overall standings ahead of the Gameweek 36+ deadline.

The FPL Mourinho has taken just four hits all season and has made an impressive 281 points in immediate transfers. 

He’s also been incredibly good at picking his captain. The former poker professional has suffered a mere nine blanks and gained 540 armband points, 24.58 per cent of his total score.

(Stats courtesy of FPL Statistico).

Back when I handed Charlie Austin the armband it was a wild punt based purely on gut feeling, which was a mistake I made a lot in my first season. It worked that time but I quickly realised that an analytical approach is far superior than following gut feelings or the so-called eye test, which are very prone to all sorts of bias.

Nowadays I only captain the best possible options from a stats perspective and I can’t even remember the last time I captained someone from a bottom half team like Charlie Austin. It’s fun when it works but it won’t pay off in the long run and your overall rank will suffer if you make many sub-par decisions like that.

I’m definitely a stats-oriented manager, so what makes me decide to buy someone is basically a mixture of long-term stats (xG especially), fixtures and how reliable that player has been in the past.

If a player seems to be in form I see it only as a bonus, but I don’t put much weight into it because it’s impossible to know how long it will last.

 

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As for tactical preferences, Fábio doesn’t pin his colours to one mast and tends to go with the flow.

He is a big advocate of that most Marmite of underlying stats, however: expected goals.

I remember I started with 5-3-2 three seasons ago because I had a lot more confidence in the £6.0m defenders than I had on the £6.0m mids and forwards. I also try to have as little money as possible in the bank (ITB) but I don’t mind deviating from that strategy when the schedule is as crazy as it is now. That’s one of the main reasons why I have Dominic Calvert-Lewin as my first sub.

Sometimes I go for cheap defensive rotations, sometimes I go with heavy hitters only. It always depends on the available options at each time, and fixtures play a huge part when I’m picking defenders.

In the beginning, I used to look into all kinds of stats to try to find useful patterns but I soon realised that, in isolation, most of them did not correlate well enough with future FPL points.

Then, four seasons ago, I found out about xG. And since then it’s the only stat I use (along with xA) when making FPL decisions. Of course, it is not perfect but if the model is reliable – and you know how to interpret it – I believe it is, by far, the most useful stat for FPL.

I make my own xG tables which I try to update as often as possible. I put a lot of work into it and I try to adjust players’ xG numbers by using their career xG Delta (when the sample is big enough).

There are players who are consistent xG overperformers and others that underperform the model for long periods of time. For example, Kevin De Bruyne overperforms the model by 35% while Jesus underperforms it by around 25%.

I think it’s important to use xG Delta because you can easily be fooled by some great xG numbers from a particular player who is a consistent underperformer/bad finisher. And vice versa.

Another tool that I use a lot is Mikkel’s algorithm on Patreon. I often use it to compare with my own xG tables and when a player looks good on both models, it usually means he is a good transfer target.

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Former FPL winner and Pro Pundit Simon March, another of Joe’s Meet the Manager guests, often writes about the psychological aspect to FPL.

A graduate in behavioural economics, Simon has described the mental obstacles managers can face when making decisions, such as confirmation bias or the “What-the-Heck effect” (the idea that we are more likely to take risks following a loss).

I think it is almost impossible to avoid confirmation bias completely but it’s always in the back of my mind. And I always try to keep an open mind when assessing my options. Since I only use a couple of different stats/sources to make my decisions, it’s harder to fall into any type of bias.

I never make emotional transfers or decisions, that’s very easy for me to manage.

My background as a poker player is extremely useful when things go wrong because one of the most important skills in poker is the ability to control your emotions.

And in poker tournaments, it’s even harder to do it than in FPL because you have to make decisions immediately after a bad beat, while in FPL you can just turn off the computer and decide tomorrow with a fresh mind.

Price rises can often push a manager into making an early transfer decision, especially if that £0.1m increase would make a player unaffordable.

Indeed, missing out on the best possible deal can affect our perception of value, argues Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert.

What should FPL managers do with their free transfers?

But Fábio’s hand is never forced.

Price rises don’t affect me either, because I don’t follow price changes at all and I only decide if a player is good value in the moment I’m making that decision.

For example, if I didn’t have Bruno Fernandes in my team and his price increased to £10.0m overnight, I would still buy him because I think he would still be better value than the alternatives in that price range and I wouldn’t care if he was £8.0m before.

My squad value is very low so I couldn’t afford De Bruyne and Mohamed Salah. But I think the points I gain during the season by waiting for pressers/info far outweigh the points I lose for having a lower TV by the end of the season.

I think Liverpool will rotate a lot less than City in general. City are still in the Champions League and FA Cup and that’s one of the reasons why I only have De Bruyne in my team.

Pep roulette is a bit too unpredictable right now and I prefer to focus on players with higher expected minutes per match than most of City players.

Liverpool’s season, on the other hand, is already over so there’s no need to rest players that are naturally fit like Salah and Sadio Mané. I would be surprised if they miss more than one match going forward but who knows…

Pro Pundit Zophar has written about rest periods recently, while Pro Pundit LateRiser has investigated its impact on teams. But does it affect Fabio’s thinking?

Yes, I think it’s very important to look into rest periods, especially in this crazy stage of the season. In fact, that was the deal breaker for me between Anthony Martial and Riyad Mahrez in Gameweek 33+.

Looking ahead, I’m fairly happy with my team right now even if I made a couple of bad decisions on my Wildcard (Ben Foster over Pope/Martínez and Dominic Calvert-Lewin over Virgil van Dijk come to mind).

Reflecting on that decision to favour Foster over Pope or Martínez on his Gameweek 31+ Wildcard, Fábio explained:

In hindsight, it was a big mistake for sure but I did base my decision on a couple of factors that, to me, made sense at the time:

  • The fixtures were better for Foster and Watford were fighting for survival
  • I assumed Burnley might be on the beach already and never thought Arsenal would be able to keep three clean sheets in a row
  • There were reported issues of unease at Burnley when I Wildcarded

However, I did ignore one big factor which is defensive personnel and team mentality.

Watford’s back four is just not good enough and Burnley is a well-drilled defensive machine led by a very demanding manager.

So, I think I definitely should have gone with Pope but I was also hit hard by variance in this particular decision, with Pope getting 19 more points than Foster in just five Gameweeks.

Recent transfer moves have had mixed success for the Lisbon resident.

Selling Salah for De Bruyne didn’t work out in Gameweek 34+, with the Egyptian going on to record a season-high 18 points away to Brighton while the Belgian provided a solitary assist in a 5-0 win over Newcastle.

But taking a rare hit to bring in Michail Antonio in Gameweek 35+ certainly did – the Hammers talisman putting four goals past a hapless Norwich. An enabling transfer of Trent Alexander-Arnold to Andy Robertson helped generate funds.

Below he explains his thinking behind those moves:

Honestly, I think selling Salah was another poor decision from me… I’m a big Salah fan and I usually trust him regardless of how bad he looked in the previous match. But I thought that KDB could wreak havoc vs Newcastle, and so I tried to protect my rank a little bit and save some money at the same time.

Of course, Mo Salah didn’t like my lack of faith and immediately punished me with a mega haul!

My main reason for taking a hit in Gameweek 35+ was the fact that I was 90% sure TAA was going to be benched vs Burnley, plus I had two injured players and Guendouzi on my bench.

To me, Klopp’s words about Neco Williams were almost a guarantee that he would give him a chance at playing in his natural position – and the Burnley match seemed perfect for that.

At the same time, I didn’t want to play Calvert-Lewin vs Wolves and I noticed that Antonio was delivering elite xG numbers for quite some time now, so I really wanted him in my team.

So, I thought that Robbo’s extra match over TAA, together with Antonio in my XI and DCL as my first sub going forward was enough reason for taking a hit, even this late in the season.

Of course, even in my wildest dreams I couldn’t predict how well it would pay off, variance was clearly on my side on this move but I’ll take it!

What’s interesting to me is that if I didn’t make the mistake of getting KDB for Salah, I wouldn’t have had the money to buy Antonio. Goes to show that transfers shouldn’t be judged by their immediate result, regardless of how good/bad it was!

Blank for captain favourite Jiménez opens door for top 10k movement

Ahead of Gameweek 36+ he decided to save a transfer, despite the clamour for City players:

I was pretty happy with my team pre-Gameweek 36+ so it was kind of an easy decision saving it and having the luxury of making two moves in Gameweek 37+ before I use my Free Hit chip in Gameweek 38+.

I did consider Raul Jiménez to Danny Ings but it seemed a bit sideways to me, especially considering how tight Southampton’s schedule is in the next few Gameweeks. I also like Jiménez’s fixtures and consistency with 90 minutes guaranteed almost every time, so I decided to save my FT and trust Bruno with the captaincy for the second Gameweek in a row!

Finally, over the lockdown period, Fábio became the first-ever Virtual FPL champion! What did he make of the game and his experience of playing it?

It was a blast, it definitely made my quarantine a lot more fun and I would like to thank Ragabolly for organising it. I thought the mechanics were pretty similar to FPL and the fact that it was a photo finish decision in the last Gameweek with one of my best friends made it even more special!


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1,218 Comments Post a Comment
  1. SouthCoastSaint
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Sterling (c) but David Silva and foden.

    Got to be pleased given it’s likely sterling plays at least 30 to rest Jesus for Saturday

    1. Shipstontrev
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Just you make sure you lose to us on Sunday!

      1. SouthCoastSaint
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Haha I’m not one of those horrid saints fans, really hope you stay up

        1. Shipstontrev
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Thanks!

    2. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I just have Sterling (C) and Dilva. Can’t say I’m jumping for joy!!

      1. SouthCoastSaint
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        There’s hope.

  2. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    1/4 starting

    Anyone with worse than 25%?

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 7 days ago

      2/4

    2. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Chances KDB stays benched for full 90 mins?

      Should have captained Bruno.

      1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Whoops, apologies for jumping on your thread.

        2/4 here

      2. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        No worries

        Probably not but u never know 🙁

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

      Sterling C, Kdb, Doherty and Greenwood injury

      1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Greenwood injured? I missed this.

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

          Yep ankle

          1. Hulk Smash
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Source for my misery please?

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

              I saw it on Andy’s instagram. Ole said it in his presser today.

              1. Hulk Smash
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                Thanks. Just seen it and it says he is a 'doubt', not injured. His ankle is swollen, which obviously isn't great, but it's not a dead cert if they can get the swelling down.

            2. Shipstontrev
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              The reason is that tackle from Romeu I presume

              1. Coys96
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                yep

          2. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Oof

      2. Crabwalk
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Snap! Knew bringing in and capping Sterling was a risk, but he could still do a lot of damage in a cameo.

    4. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      1/3

      Could become 1/4 if Salah is benched but I doubt it

    5. _sidney_will
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      3/6

  3. Cojiro
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Chaos

  4. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Gutted!
    I knew this would be season defining....

    Well done to all the Foden owners and cappers.

    The first time I finally take a risk on a captain and bam!

    Pep.... you done me good my man!

    1. Planet Head
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Bought and capped Foden just for this week. Nothing to celebrate yet though

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Oh you’ll be celebrating believe me!!

        1. Planet Head
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          As an Oxford fan I'm due something 😀

  5. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    So Pulisic captainers must be pretty content now?

    1. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Yep

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Sterling will double his score in 15 mins.

      1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Very easily.

    3. SouthCoastSaint
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Happy sterling (c) and pulisic (vc)

  6. DAZZ
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    KDB Sterling (c) Doherty here. Sigh

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      LOL @ Chelsea owners though, right?

      1. Leo10
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        😉

  7. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Big advantage to FH'ers with the obvious 3 City attackers starting.

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Oi

    2. jomikijiq
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Jesus (C) here, but he wasn't much more obvious than Sterling

    3. BDA Shadow
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Obvious 3? Sterling and Jesus were equally likely. DSilva regarded as most likely. Foden likely. KDB not likely. Mahrez not likely. BSilva who cares.

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

    A lot of counting of chickens before hatching of eggs on here

  9. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Now we look forward to those Peo changes during the game. Hold tight everyone

  10. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Sterling (c) with Pulisic (vc) and Rashford as a 1st sub.
    So many scenarios, bit upset about benching but not crying in the toilet just yet....

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Rashford as first sub... Jesus who's in your team?

      1. SouthCoastSaint
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Not Jesus

      2. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Pulisic Willian Fernandes Sterling Foden

        With Jesus and Ings in attack.

        FH team

    2. sunnyh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Surely you'd want Sterling to stay on that bench. Hopefully a Foden hat trick means there wont be a need for Sterling

  11. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Sterling captain benched with Salah VC

    Cancelo Out with Stephens on bench

    Dilva starts

    There could be a light end of the tunnel

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

      Sterling will come on and play up front and bang in a goal or two

  12. Shipstontrev
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Scout Picks Fail

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      One of Sterling/Jesus had to start, good cover.

    2. JJeyy
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      why

    3. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      As usual.

  13. Long ago I drew a walrus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Doherty benched but full quota of 3 City. Lets go

  14. JJeyy
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Man City have made 137 changes to their starting XI's in the Premier League this season.

  15. Hands Guber
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    LOL at all the FPL'ers with KDB & Sterling!

    I am one of those, but you have to lol in such a plum fixture. And we all knew it could happen, and we all took the risk, so, you gotta lol.

  16. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Got Pope and Boly so 0-0 between Burnley and Wolves would be sweet

    1. sunnyh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      1-0 to Burnley please

  17. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Chance that Kdb gets 0 minutes today?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Slim imo

    2. Van der Faart
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      If he does then Greenwood needs to bang for me tomorrow from the bench.

      1. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Greenwood injury doubt

        1. Van der Faart
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Then it's up to John Egan let's gooo

    3. jamiejoe
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      V High

  18. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    FFS predicted line-up:
    EDERSON, JOÃO CANCELO,STONES,OTAMENDI,ZINCHENKO
    BERNARDO SILVA,FERNANDINHO,SILVA
    STERLING,JESUS,FODEN

    Score: 7/11

    1. Mac90
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      8 actually. Cancelo Zinchenko I really thought they would start as well.

  19. Al Moon Yeah
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Never in my life have I wanted Bournemouth to win so badly! They shouldn't just beat city here they should massacre them like they did Leicester.

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Not a chance. We were just awful against Bournemouth

  20. Mac90
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Cancelo Zinchenko Rodri Garcia Carson Doyle, any 5 of those pls just come on.Let Sterling stay benched!

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Cancelo not benched

  21. Bam Bam Bigelow
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Ouch!

  22. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 7 days ago

    I dont not know if I want to bring in Dilva anymore when Pep will really screw me over with roulette.

    1. Benjustjamin
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Bro David was almost a guarantee to start tonight, he will also be GW38

  23. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Who needs to get an early injury for razzo to come on?

    1. sunnyh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      never wish an injury upon anyone...

    2. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Baby Jesus probably

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

      none mate. just need the starters to miss some sitters and the play to be sloppy

  24. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Looks like Aurier playing will reward owners. Expect at least an assist and a goal

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 7 days ago

      1st on my bench. Doherty most likely will come on 2nd half...

  25. Greek Freak
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    59 minutes for Foden and David Silva incoming - replaced by Sterling and KDB for a brace each 😉

    1. jamiejoe
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Possible!!

  26. potatoace
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Oh my!
    Well that's game over then.

  27. Qaiss
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Sterling defo comes on, no way Jesus plays 90

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

      So will KDB, needs to keep them ticking over

    2. sunnyh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      depends on the scoreline

    3. Lucy2019
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Have you not learned anything?

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          I hope he doesn’t come on but he will. Not too bothered

    4. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Knowing the Man City line-up, who would you put the armband on now? (can also saw options like Salah, Bruno)

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

        Jesus

      2. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Silva

      3. Shipstontrev
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Dominic Solanke

    5. wulfranian
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Sterling on the bench is unfair and frustrating for his captainers but we all knew it was a risky choice.

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 7 days ago

        I think I prefer Sterling against tired legs or a no show

      2. Slouch87
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Unfair LOL.

      3. Mac90
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        I'm number 2 in my league. Number 3 4 just bought and captained him. Number 1 VC him. Suprisingly they all took the risk like me

    6. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Wow took a hit to sell Aurier

      Really didnt think he'd start