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The case for Kane and Son as Spurs exploit Newcastle’s defensive crisis

Newcastle 1-3 Spurs

  • Goals: Matt Ritchie (£5.3m) | Son Heung-min (£9.6m), Harry Kane x2 (£10.9m)
  • Assists: Giovani Lo Celso (£7.3m), Steven Bergwijn (£7.0m), Erik Lamela (£5.7m)
  • Bonus Points: Kane x3, Ritchie x2, Lo Celso x1, Son x1

Following a recent dip in Fantasy appeal, Harry Kane (£10.9m) and Son Heung-min (£9.6m) were back in the goals again as Spurs ran out 3-1 winners at Newcastle on Wednesday evening.

With a Leicester side short of Caglar Söyüncü (£4.9m) and a porous Crystal Palace outfit the final two opponents for Jose Mourinho’s men this season, there are arguably worse options to take last-ditch punts on in Gameweeks 37+ and 38+.

However, it must be said that Kane’s recent display, which took his goal-tally since the Premier League restart to four, was more workmanlike than his 12-point score would indicate.

Yes, he did well to get on the end of two chances in the second half but they happened to be his only shots of the game.

That said, most objective onlookers would agree that Kane has been unfortunate not to come away with more attacking returns in recent matches. Accordingly, there is perhaps still cause for hope against Leicester and Crystal Palace, especially as he hit an important landmark at Newcastle: his 200th career goal.

“200 goals at this age, with the remaining years that he has in front of him, it’s very normal that he speaks about going for 200 more. (Kane) is a fantastic player, a top goalscorer, an ambitious guy, young. He has a lot in front of him. So let’s go for 200 more. I believe let’s go for 200 more.” – Jose Mourinho

Son was quieter than his usual self against Newcastle, but his 11th goal of the season does mean the South Korean has outscored Kane over the last four matches. Worth knowing for anyone considering a punt on Spurs asset. In that time, he has racked up 25 points to the centre-forward’s 18.

However, anyone looking at Son does have to be conscious of his increased rotation threat compared to Kane. Not only has he already been benched once since the Premier League restart, but Mourinho also admitted on Wednesday evening that he came close to not starting the former Bayer Leverkusen man from the beginning. Could that indicate a rest for the Leicester game?

“I had the feeling of starting the game with fresh players and leave Lucas and Son on the bench. My feeling was if they go on the bench when they come in, they come in tired. They would be tired anyway. So I thought it was better to start with the same players who started against Arsenal. Let us see where they could go, like it happened with Gio [Lo Celso] and Lucas and we had, of course, a couple more who were really, really tired.” – Jose Mourinho

The issue with Spurs midfielders is, of course, the fact that Mourinho has so many of them at his disposal. In starting Son and Lucas Moura (£7.0m) at Newcastle, he was forced to leave Steven Bergwijn (£7.0m) and Erik Lamela (£5.7m) on the bench, both of whom came on to get assists for Kane’s goals. Either one of them could come in for the Leicester game, especially as Moura was taken off on Wednesday night. 

“I had the feeling that the impact could be done by really, really fresh players. So for Stevie and Lamela to come from the bench with that energy I think was very important for us, because for us it was the fourth match with two days in between.” – Jose Mourinho

It was initially assumed to be a knock for the Brazilian but the Spurs boss confirmed it was nothing more than fatigue. Still, in the current circumstances, that is more than enough reason to bench him for the next Premier League outing, scheduled for Sunday afternoon.

“I don’t think it’s an issue (Moura coming off). I think it’s just super fatigued, exhausted people.” – Jose Mourinho

For all the potential possessed by Kane and Son, it must be said that Newcastle were unfortunate to be on the end of such an unflattering scoreline at St James’ Park, as they were busy in front of goal as well. In fact, Hugo Lloris (£5.3m) ended the evening with more saves to his name than opposite number Martin Dúbravka (£5.1m).

A goal for Matt Ritchie (£5.3m) and energetic displays from Miguel Almiron (£5.8m) and Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.3m) might be enough to justify inclusion in end-of-season squads, especially with Brighton and an out-of-sorts Liverpool defence on the horizon for Newcastle between now and Gameweek 38+.

However, Fantasy managers may also want to consider attackers who face the Magpies in that time as their already painful defensive crisis worsened on Wednesday evening.

Fabian Schär (£5.0m) was taken off with a dislocated shoulder in the closing stages and, after the game, Steve Bruce revealed that Jamaal Lascelles (£4.3m) had undergone surgery for his ankle injury.

That means, ahead of Gameweek 37+, there are flags against a total of seven Newcastle defenders, Jetro Willems (£4.3m), Ciaran Clark (£4.3m), Paul Dummett (£4.3m), Danny Rose (£5.3m) and Florian Lejeune (£4.3m) the stricken players, alongside Schär and Lascelles.

“With turnaround being quick we have to look forward to next season. We are down the bare bones, we have had eight or nine people missing.” – Steve Bruce

Newcastle United XI (4-2-3-1): Dúbravka; Yedlin (Lazaro 55′), Fernández, Schär, Krafth; Shelvey, Bentaleb (M Longstaff 86′); Ritchie, Almirón, Saint-Maximin; Gayle (Joelinton 69′).

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; B Davies, Sánchez, Alderweireld, Aurier; Winks, Sissoko; Son, Lo Celso (Lamela 62′), Moura (Bergwijn 57′); Kane (Vertonghen 90+1′).

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  1. cigan
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Is it worth waiting with FH until the last GW?

    I've got this with 1 FT and decent spare cash itb (3).

    Patricio
    Trent Doherty Alonso Holgate Kiko
    Salah Bruno DSilva Foden Antonio
    Rashford Jimenez Greenwood

    I also just took a hit last week (done Mahrez/KDB/def > DSilva/Antonio/Alonso which did me alright so far) so I'm not sure about taking another one. Weird fixtures in gw37 too. Who do you think are the best gw37-only punts? Son? Sterling? De Bruyne? Ings?

    1. Wigflex
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      I'd personally save for last gw, I did mine this gw and was either then or gw38. A few uncertains next gw to use it so could backfire IMO. Also depends on your position, if you're chasing in a cash league it could pay off to do it gw37

      1. cigan
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Defending the lead in a cash league, but my first rival is getting real close (10-15pts) because our luck with captains was a polar opposite since the restart (he capped Silva yesterday, so I gotta hope Bruno delivers)

      2. cigan
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Who would you get for this gw only tho? All fixtures look tricky and as you said, lots of uncertainty around

  2. Wigflex
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    GTG? Saving my ft for 2 on final gw, got 1.3itb

    Not sure i've got my bench correct though

    Patricio

    Holgate - Doherty - Digne

    KDB - Salah - Martial - Bruno - Foden

    DCL - Greenwood

    (Button - Vardy - TAA - Lascelles)

    1. liverpool01
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      I would get rid of Vardy and Lascelles.

      Vardy> Ings
      Lascelles> Bardsley

      Or get Auba or Jesus

    2. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Think I'd play TAA over Holgate.

    3. cigan
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      I'd play Vardy ahead of DCL. Probably Trent ahead of Holgate too as you've got Digne already (unless you're worried he'll be rested)

      1. Wigflex
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Thanks for the feedback guys, was hoping someone would say my bench idea wasnt good

  3. liverpool01
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Ederson
    Doherty, Saiss, Taa, Bardsley
    Bruno, Kdb, Mahrez
    Greenwood, Rashford, Ings

    McCarthy, Holgate, Pulisic, Antonio

    Gtg, bb or not?

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

    I wonder how many players will start next season with Bruno+KDB+Salah?

    All should play regular minutes and are decent Captain options.

    Problem is that's over a third of the budget gone I reckon so you're looking at an average price of 5 to 6m for the rest of the squad.

    Can see a lot going with Uber cheap defence possibly

    1. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      They are all great options unless priced ridiculously.

    2. Godfrey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Bruno is a must own, the KDB of United without the fear of Pep Roulette

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

      A lot will.

      I think depending on fixtures I may go for Son or Ziyech. Would love it though if they reclassified a bunch of mids as forwards. Would make everything much more interesting if players like Son or Sterling get classified as a forward.

    4. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Over a third of the budget surely

      13+13+11.5 or so

      1. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        13m for Kevin? 😮

        1. iL PiStOlErO
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Probably yes. 12m is minimum.

        2. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          13m for Mo? 😉

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

        Doubt it. I think it'll be 12.5m Salah, 12m KdB, 11m Bruno.

        But yeah that's extremely expensive. Will result in probably a budget frontline.

        I may not go with TAA next season if he costs like 8.5m in favor of rotating defenders.

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          You could be right there on prices

          I'm looking at a 9.5 forward I suspect. Perm one from

          Ings
          Jim
          Martial
          Werner
          Bobby

          Have had great times with Jim last season and Ings this and would pay the premium to have them back likely. Part them up with next season's variant.

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

            No way I get Jimi or Ings at 9.5m when Son is probably like 9.5m or 10m next season.

            I think my GW 1 team this year was one of the best I've ever put together. I got all the fodder correct, I started with Salah, KdB and Sterling.

            And I like starting 3-5-2 as well. I think it's the best way forward. Cheap forwards, I'll again pick a forward from the most promising promoted side and then someone budget who looks like they could have a big season - McBurnie maybe.

            So...

            Henderson Fodder
            VvD Aurier/Davies Value defender Playing Fodder Playing Fodder
            Salah KdB Fernandes Trossard New Fraser
            Martial Pukki type Fodder

            Something like this.

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 10 days ago

              Jim has comfortably outscored Son this time around!

              Where is Hendo next season? Agree on Martial - think I'd prioritise him over Bruno actually.

    5. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      There is official date for next season?

    6. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      you would expect KDb at 11 or above, Salah at 12 and bruno 10 or above so as you say that is above a third of budget. a 4.5 goalie and a 4.0 custody, one premium defender plus cheap options but as we seen 4.5 defenders are usually not many good ones as the ones you want from lesser teams are wing and fulbacks. midfield you nee done slot if going 3-4-3 which you might want so finding someone around 6-7, that could be difficult as many of those now around that price will get a hike. But there always pops up alternatives around that bracket so reckon that is not going to be the biggest problem. 4.5 mid in the last spot.

      Something like this;

      4.5/4
      7/5/4.5/4.5/4
      11/12/10.5/6/4.5
      8/7/6.5

  5. G Banger
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    FH tanking hard, need something for last 2, and have exact change for:

    Guendouzi + Vardy => Dilva + Ings

    Think Dilva will play last 2?

    1. Saïss doesn't mat…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      95% possibility

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Yes!

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

    My team:
    Pope, McCarthy
    Taa,Doherty, Saiss, Egan, CTaylor
    KDB, Sterling, Bruno, Martial, Foden
    Vardy, Jiménez, Greenwood

    Playing BB GW+37
    1 FT £0.0 ITB

    Have to get rid of Taylor, limited options...
    A) Pieters
    B) Bardsley
    C) Diop
    D) Lamptey
    E) any other ideas?

    Thanks in advance

    1. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Why? You can bench Taylor easily this week and he might be back in 38. Save the FT

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

    Pope
    TAA AWB Saiss
    KBD Mahrez Foden Bruno
    Auba Vardy Greenwood

    Button Fernandez Taylor Willian

    Is this team good enough for this GW?

    I'm thinking about:
    1) Vardy - > Kane, Ings (this would allow me maybe Fodne-> DSilva and, Willian-> Antonio in GW38)
    2) Vardy-> Wood, Willian-> Salah (-4)

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      I’m thinking Vardy >> Ings or Wood

  8. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Present set up as below for 37. ML leader has Sterling but no Salah so in final gambit to catch thinking of either

    A Sterling to Salah (c), Vardy to Aubameyang and Giroud to Wood for -8
    B Keep Vardy and just Sterling to Salah (c) and Giroud to Wood --4
    C Just Sterling to Salah (c) on free
    D Any other suggestions

    Pope
    TAA Maguire Doherty
    Sterling KDB Bruno Martial
    Nketiah Vardy Giroud

    Martinez Foden Aurier Fernandez

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      How Much do they lead by? -8 seems a lot, especially as they could mirror similar moves and go for wood and Auba who are big picks this week

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Thanks- they have 45 points lead but should reduce as I have Vardy, Maguire and Bruno to go over their Kiko Feminia and 2 points off bench

  9. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Wood or Ings for 1 week only? Will FH38+

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Definitely Wood.

    2. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Ings

    3. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Ings

    4. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Or both for -4? 🙂

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Depends on who is going out

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Vardy+Greenwood. Will FH38+

    5. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Wood

  10. Holmes
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Mahrez or David. Who do you think has better chance of starting Vs Watford?

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Mahrez imo

      He's on the goals imminent table as well.

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

      Silva. He's probably on the bench for the FA cup and then plays Watford and NOR.

    3. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Hard to tell until after FA Cup to be honest mate. I think Dilva will get last home game but hard to know for Watford.

      1. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Yeah, FA cup is making it tricky. Hopefully their won't be any injuries... 😀

    4. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Think Dilva starts both 37 and 38 now.

    5. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Dilva is 100%

    6. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Thanks all. Will be last minute move...

  11. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Free hit going well but back to my old team next week.

    Want to save and have 2 frees to play with for 38 for a few last minute gambles.

    Look good to save a transfer?

    Hendo
    Trent Doc Egan
    Salah KDB Mahrez Fernandes
    Rashford Jimmy Greenwood*

    Leno*, Holgate, Lascelles*, Guendouzi

    Greenwood is one I will monitor. Not many great options I can get in to replace him so hope he is fit!

    1. Sedemuda
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Should be fine with Greenwood. Nketiah is an option if not.

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

    Anyone know if Tarkowski actually has a decent threat at set pieces these days? Going up for corners and all that. Looking to exploit Norwich's weakness at set-pieces.

  13. DannyDrinkVodka
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Pope
    TAA Doherty Taylor (Lascelles) (Kiko)
    Sterling KDB Fernandes Martial Dilva
    Vardy Greenwood (DCL)

    1FT 1.5 ITB

    A) Vardy>Auba
    B) Fix defense

    1. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      A!

  14. Trentino
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Pulisic to Dilva should be a good FT now considering Chelsea's fixtures compared to City? Also last games for Dilva...

    • Make Arrows Green Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Noring made 11 saves in just a 1-0 defeat and only got one defensive bonus point. Tough man in the stand crowd!

      1. Make Arrows Green Again
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Annnnd wrong thread 🙂

      2. BNMC
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        What game is this?

        1. Make Arrows Green Again
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Allsvenskan fantasy (Swedish top flight)

          https://en.fantasy.allsvenskan.se/

          Highly recommend in future years because (alongside fantasy Eliteserien (Norway)) It provides a fantasy fix over the summer when the PL is on summer hols.

          It's also great fun in its own right, although enormously frustrating this year - expected big hitters just not performing.

    • Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      whats everyone's view on Dsilva starting the Watford game next week?
      Have Foden and Jesus. Want Dsilva for 38 but also want 3 city this week.
      Does he play this week or do we think he's benched?

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

        Starts both 37 and 38 imo. Benched for FA cup.

        1. Rinseboy
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          thanks Camzy that would be perfect for me. Hope you're right!

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

          Yes, that’s my take too.

      2. Dreaming of glory
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Ha almost asked the same below, not sure about Foden and Silva both playing an away game tho. Could see 1 but not sure on both

      3. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Unconvinced he starts Watford, but as others have said, we'll know far more after FA cup.

        1. Rinseboy
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          yeah deadline before FA Cup doesn't help me 1 bit!

          1. Pegboy
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Forgot that! I'm not as confident as others he starts both. I'd say it's 50:50 he starts FA Cup or Watford.

      4. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Starts both. Final games, great player. Farewell party, even Pep cant rotate that.

      5. Klaren
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Man City will probably draw or lose to Watford based on their performance yesterday. Now that they've guaranteed 2nd place with the Brigton win, they don't seem to care at all anymore and Watford will be fighting to avoid relegation as Bournemouth did and they are a marginally better team this season, especially in defence.

    • Dreaming of glory
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Everyone’s thoughts on pep roulette for 37?

      Have KDB, Silva, Foden in my team and fh for 38. Going to ditch one of those 3 for martial but not sure who?

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Foden

      2. Roysgotnoboys
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Foden didn’t look great from what I saw last night.

        Does the limited minutes for Mahrez and rest for KDB means they’re more likely to play the next game? Or are we still best off getting Dilva in?

        I own Jesus, Mahrez and KDB but may need to sort out my bench injuries for BB with my FT (Taylor)

      3. St Pauli Walnuts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Foden least likely to start of those 3. Doesn't start many away games. KDB has had his rest. Dilva at end of his City career and in great form, if he doesn't start the FA Cup game (and I don't think he will) he almost certainly starts 37, shame about the deadline time.

    • HD7
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Best Gk to have for last 2 games?
      Money aint an issue, just trying to have the best chance of cleanies

      Ederson, Martinez, Pope or other?

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Pope

        Ederson has been predictably underwhelming as keeper since 30+. City have been a tad better than Liverpool in defence but not by much.

        Hendo may be in with a shout too.

      2. Roysgotnoboys
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Pope

    • flipmode_1
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      1FT £2.5mil ITB

      Thinking of saving my FT this week and going with the below so I can get Dilva in for GW38 and maybe another change. What do you think?

      Pope
      TAA AWB Doherty Saiss
      Sterling Willian Fernandes
      Jesus Ings Greenwood

      Hendo, Foden, Mount, Lascelles

    • HD7
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Was planning to go with Auba for last 2 but seeing Laca getting in form?

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

        Auba better. He was benched for Pool so he'll be fresh for FA cup and then I expect him to play the remaining two fixtures.

      2. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Auba, always go Auba.

      3. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Just looking at Auba for this week. Villa have been ok in defence though so I wouldn't expect toot too much.

    • iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Best TC options still left? Auba? City gw38?

      1. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        My plan is Sterling 38

        1. iL PiStOlErO
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Want to do the same, him or KdB. Maybe Dilva, if not then Auba.

    • Strchld
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Going to play FH GW38 so looking to get one week punt, but dont have any idea which one should be best.
      Also dont know should I keep and play Foden, Dilva and KdB.

      - Foden probably won't play FA Cup so I think he would start against Brighton
      - Dilva - no idea, dont like cameos.
      - KdB, even if he playa 90min FA Cup, he should start against Brighton.

      Keep and play all?

      One option could be Vardy > Auba/Kane for GW37.

      1. Strchld
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        I mean Brighton = Watford

      2. jamiejoe
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Even if KdB doesn't have extra time the team likely home around 3 am Sunday.

        Rest then light training Monday.

        Travel back north of London Tuesday to kick off less than 3 days later.

        If the team were going for the title presumably they'd have the England team hotel for 3 nights and a tight camp.

        With Covid-19 they'll go home.

    • Fernandito
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Vardy & Nketiah to

      A Auba & Wood
      B Ings & Wood

      Basically Auba or Ings

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Tough. See how it goes tonight.

    • ludaslol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Patricio
      Doherty Justin (TOT) Maguire
      Pulisic Bruno KDB Sterling Martial
      Ings Jesus

      Kiko (MCI), x, x

      1FT and 1.3 itb.

      Best 1 week punt here? (FH 38 anyway)

      A) Pulisic > any 8.4 midfielder
      B) Justin > Burnley defender
      C) Other options?

    • Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Would you rather have Salah or Kane for the last 2 GWs?

      Kane would mean I get Mahrez as 3rd City player in GW38.
      Salah would mean I get Jesus as 3rd City player in GW38.

      1. Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Other City players for GW38 would be Sterling and D.Silva

      2. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        If you say it like that then Salah.

    • jamiejoe
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      KdB and Greenwood to Martial and Ings?

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Sounds dangerous but could be gold.

        1. jamiejoe
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          I'm looking to move out KdB for benching in gw37.

          1. pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 10 days ago

            He's just been benched - only twice this season he's missed out completely. He's the exception to the roulette wheel. City are sooooo much better with him on the pitch and I rather suspect Pep knows it

    • Ronnies
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      DDG
      TAA - Doherty - Lascelles
      Salah - KDB - Bruno - Pulisic
      Vardy -Jesus - Greenwood

      Button, Kiko, Guendouzi, Simpson

      1 free transfer - 1.1m ITB

      My mini league rival 21 points behind me and has Jimenez, Jimenez has the better remaining 2 fixtures.

      Vardy > Jimenez ?

      Tnks.

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

        21 points is enough of a gap, don't think Jimenez will cause that much damage. I would think about a differential like Wood..?

        1. Ronnies
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Lascelles away to Brighton and may not play, kiko has city, I could upgrade Simpson to Egan ? And bench Lascelles and kiko.

      2. jamiejoe
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        If KdB is benched are you happy with 30 mins or your first sub?

        1. Ronnies
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Definitely 30 mins of KDB, but he had his rest last night so I reckon he starts Vs Watford.

      3. Ye
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Perhaps Lascelles to a Burnley defender?

        1. Ronnies
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Yeah, good move aswell.

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

            I have Tarwoski, Norwich struggle at set peices so it could be good move..

    • Ye
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Thinking about GW 37, need some help, can't decide:

      A. FT - Vardy to Wood (allows Foden to D Silva in GW 38)
      B. -4 - Pulisic & Vardy to Salah (C) & Nketiah (maybe bench)
      C. Save Transfer

      Pope
      TAA Tarwoski Doherty
      Martial (C) Fernandes Foden KDB
      Jesus Rashford Vardy

      Button Pulisic Hlgate Simpson

    • Will J 256
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Really want to make this move however don’t know if it is necessary before a free hit in gameweek 38. Maguire and Pulisic to Tarkowski and Martial for a -4? What do you guys think?

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        It's the sort of minus 4 that can work well. Martial C is a likely option too

      2. jamiejoe
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        I think Martial can make it back.

        See how this evening goes.

        What does minus 4 mean to mini league in the big scheme of things?

        1. Will J 256
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Currently a point behind my rival however he doesn’t have any chips left. So this move could work....!

    • pakornk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      guys, who to get - Kane, Ings or Auba for last 2 gws?

      1. jamiejoe
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Not Vardy? Going for the golden boot?

        Why no love for the goal king?

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          He's a solid hold if you have him but his record this season is punishing bottom feeders and minimal - if any - returns against top 6