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Antonio leads the West Ham line again with Haller still on the bench

The Fantasy Premier League man of the moment Michail Antonio (£7.0m) has been handed another outing as West Ham’s centre-forward.

Fresh from netting four goals at Norwich last time out, the out-of-position FPL midfielder keeps his starting berth for the visit of Watford.

With Sébastien Haller (£6.8m) still on the West Ham bench, it allows Antonio to spearhead the attack once more.

The £7.0m man remains a key differential despite the recent interest in him.

His ownership increased by just over 130,000 managers between Gameweeks 35+ and 36+ but Antonio is still only in 3.5% of squads worldwide.

He will be helped in his cause by Mark Noble (£4.9m) tonight, who looks to be deployed in the number 10 role once again, a position he has taken on admirably in recent weeks.

Aaron Cresswell (£4.5m) starts at left-back once again while Ben Johnson (£4.0m) earns his first start since the restart at right-back.

There is arguably less interest in the Watford line-up but there are not too many shocks.

Craig Dawson (£4.8m), the Hornets greatest goal threat of late, retains his place at the heart of defence while the kindly priced Kiko Femenía (£4.2m) is at right-back once again.

Troy Deeney (£6.2m) naturally leads the line with Danny Welbeck (£5.8m) and Ismaïla Sarr (£6.0m) providing the width.

West Ham United XI (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Cresswell, Diop, Ogbonna, Johnson; Rice, Soucek; Fornals, Noble, Bowen; Antonio.

Watford XI (4-2-3-1): Foster; Masina, Dawson, Kabasele, Femenía; Hughes, Cleverley; Welbeck, Doucouré, Sarr; Deeney.

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1,051 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Totti
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    will jimenez play?

  2. spamking
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Who has higher chance of starting: KDB, Sterling

      1. Totti
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        KDB i think

      2. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Sterling

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

        KdB - chasing assist record

      4. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Both will surely start next Prem game

    • KP - FPL
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Does Greenwood start the FA Cup game and West Ham game?

      Got a horrible feeling he will only start one or am I overthinking it.....

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

        If he starts both he will start West Ham, don't worry about it

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

        think he plays both from the start

    • Cricket_Badger
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Middled.

      Holgate --> Tarkowski (FT) the best move to get 3 playing defenders? Want to ditch DCL but only really Wood at that price.

      DDG
      TAA - Doherty - Holgate*
      Mané - KDB - Pulisic - Foden - Fernandes
      Jesus - Greenwood

      DCL - Lascelles* - Robinson [1FT + 1.1m ITB]

      1. Cricket_Badger
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        (Playing FH38+ I should say)

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

        looks good. Could do DCL to Wood or Maupay

        1. Cricket_Badger
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Thanks. Would it be worth a hit for either of those moves?

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

            Yes for Wood and play for Pulisic

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

        Yes good move.

      4. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Got my eye on Tarks as well, good for a goal he is too, if not there’s Pieters playing OOP

    • Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Do I need more city this week or not worth the hassle? One FT. 2.2 ITB
      A - Pullisic to Dilva
      B - Pullisic to Mahrez
      C - Salah to Sterling
      D - Salah to KDB
      E - Wait till 38

      Pope
      TAA Doherty Aurier Fernandez
      Salah Martial Bruno Foden Pullisic
      Vardy Jesus Greenwood

      1. Cricket_Badger
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        E - still a solid side with decent enough City options.

        Personally think Salah will score well this week - (non/owner)

    • 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Any ideas where to improve here folks?!! 1FT...
      Henderson
      TAA Doherty Saïss
      Mané KDB Martial Bruno
      Vardy Jesus Greenwood
      Subs- Nyland Foden Fernandez Mee

      1. Totti
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        play mee over saiss
        GTG

        1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          His injured mate unfortunately haha our for the season I think

          1. Totti
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            really 🙂
            sorry didn't realise that 🙂
            then GTG 😀

            1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Haha cheers mate, yeah I brought him in before the Sheffield United game only to find out just before the match he was injured!! Was rather annoying!!

          2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            *out

    • Dosh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      1. Mane-->Salah/Martial
      2. KdB-->Salah/Martial
      3. Both
      D. None

      Best option here?

      1. Totti
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        D

    • Cricket_Badger
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Are there any teams whose players you have not owned at all this season?

      For me it's Watford, Palace, West Ham and Bournemouth.

      1. baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        At least those 🙂

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Who’d have thought this great team (on paper) would score 33 all out:

      McCarthy
      VVD | Saiss | Lascelles
      Salah (C) | Sterling | KdB | Bruno | Martial
      Vardy | Greenwood

      Button | Connolly | Kiko | El Mohamady

      FT was Sterling for Mane which didn’t pay off but glad I’ve got him in for the last 2 at least and it was too risky if I hadn’t and Sterling started and hauled.

      What to do next? Can’t workout if I’ve been desperately unlucky or just bad at the game.
      Hovering around 200k rank and was top 45k when it restarted 🙁

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        BB is left to play

      2. Cricket_Badger
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Low scoring GW overall - none of the usual suspects scored big. You are by no means the only one, don't worry.

        Any chips left?

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Just BB left with no bench unfortunately really, so it’s a case of whether I take hits to have one or not

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Start Foden or Pulisic?

      1. Cricket_Badger
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        P for me.

      2. baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Foden imo. He is due 😉

    • Totti
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      any news on jimenez?

      1. Jet5605
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        What's the problem with him?

        1. Totti
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          people said that his wife will be on labour within days as per nuno esperito
          he may not play against palace

          1. Jet5605
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Let's hope so as my rival has him. I might send over some raspberry tea for his wife in order to get the ball rolling 🙂

            1. Totti
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Hahahahahahahah

    • Jet5605
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Already have Boly and so should I start:

      A Patricio (CRY)
      B Martinez (avl)

      1. Totti
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        A
        go big or go home 🙂

        1. Jet5605
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          My rival has Pat and Reina (ars) and so it kind of is a no brainer.

    • Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Is KDB a good choice for captain since he had his rest the last day?

      1. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Risky

        1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Suppose so. wolves/man u look safer but who to pick from them defence or attack....

    • Slitherene
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      GW 37, who scores more?

      A) AWB + Wood
      B) Doh + Antonio

      *Already have Saiss.

      1. Totti
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        A

      2. OptimusBlack
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        A

    • 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Getting a green arrow of 6 places!! Can anyone beat that???

    • swobe
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Just broke into top 50k thanks to Antonio and now 10 points ahead in my ML. Is it time to start thinking about blocking points? Or always attack the gameweek?

    • Lord Flashheart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Choose one cheap defender for the last two games:

      A Tarkovsky
      B Peters (cheaper and oop, but will he start both?
      C dunk
      D lampatay (nailed?)
      E someone else

    • Mr. Chimes
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Start Egan (eve(h)) or Saiss (cry(h))

    • lifes a pitch
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      People who have FH and TC left... how do you plan to use them?

    • Jeapesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Play 2 from

      1. Pulisic
      2. Foden
      3. Woods