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Vardy’s super stats, a new £4.0m defender and injuries: FPL notes on Leicester’s win

Leicester City 2-0 Sheffield United

  • Goals: Ayoze Perez (£6.0m), Demarai Gray (£5.0m)
  • Assists: Luke Thomas (£4.0m), Jamie Vardy (£9.8m)
  • Bonus: Thomas x3, Wes Morgan (£4.1m) x2, Ryan Bennett (£4.8m) x1

Leicester City saw off a strangely limp Sheffield United to set up a final-day showdown that even Sky Sports will struggle to over-hype.

What turned out to be a regulation 2-0 win came with goals from Ayoze Perez (£6.0m) and Demarai Gray (£5.0m) as the Blades’ recent recovery came to an abrupt end.

And it means that the Foxes will now entertain Manchester United in Gameweek 38+ with a Champions League spot going to the winner, unless Chelsea – just a point above both sides in the table, but with an inferior goal difference – slip up.

From a Fantasy perspective, that means three teams’ worth of exceptionally-motivated talent to tap into, and some of that was on display at the King Power Stadium yesterday evening.

The star of the show, however, didn’t even have a value in Fantasy Premier League (FPL) until hours after the match was over.

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers handed a debut to 19-year-old Luke Thomas (£4.0m) at left-back, citing injuries to both Ben Chilwell (£5.5m) and Christian Fuchs (£4.2m).

The youngster promptly played a blinder, setting up Perez’s opener, keeping a clean sheet and earning himself the maximum bonus award as he brought in 12 points for his zero owners.

That figure has now risen to well over 5,000 as FPL managers move for a cheap defender with proven ability to deliver returns at both ends of the pitch. Okay, so the sample size doesn’t get much smaller than one match, but it was a dream debut for Thomas which earned him plenty of praise from Rodgers:

It was probably the hardest game he could have for his debut. I could see he could play for me quickly. He’s got a great temperament. He isn’t fazed. He understands football and you saw his pass for the goal. I thought he was outstanding in his play.

Outstanding he was, although going for Foxes defenders when their final two games involve a trip to Spurs and then that United mega-clash looks risky at best.

Perez had already been handed one chance by Thomas when the midfielder headed over the teenager’s excellent cross. He made no mistake with the second opportunity, collecting Thomas’s low ball and scoring emphatically from just inside the area.

United keeper Dean Henderson (£5.2m) could do nothing about the goal, but he more than earned his keep over the course of the match, denying a number of City players in one-on-ones.

Such was the home side’s early dominance that they’d already had nine attempts before 22 minutes had been played, with Henderson using his legs to keep out a Jamie Vardy (£9.8m) effort and repeating the trick twice more when the veteran striker released Harvey Barnes (£5.9m).

Another excellent chance fell to the influential Youri Tielemans (£6.1m), whose close-range shot was blocked after he was set up by Vardy again, before the forward burst through but watched his left-foot shot graze the outside of the post.

The only worry for Leicester fans still getting over Sunday’s capitulation against Bournemouth was that missing so many decent chances might come back to haunt them.

That scenario certainly came close to playing out when a John Egan (£4.7m) header from a corner deflected off Wes Morgan (£4.1m), forcing Kasper Schmeichel (£5.5m) into a smart save.

United boss Chris Wilder threw the kitchen sink at the game as it drifted away from his side.

He made three changes at half-time, including the bittersweet Fantasy move of replacing Sander Berge (£4.7m) with the fit-again John Lundstram (£4.6m), and even switched to a back four later on.

But his players never really got going and the Foxes were not in the mood to repeat their south coast meltdown.

They finally secured the win when Vardy broke free yet again and, just for a change, someone decided to grace the striker’s persistent creativity with a goal.

That someone was substitute Demarai Gray (£5.0m), who finished from the angle with a sweet shot back across Henderson.

It was absolutely what the Foxes deserved from a dominant display in which they had seven shots on target to Unted’s one, prompting a pleased post mortem from Rodgers:

It was our first 90-minute performance since we came back. We’ve played well in other spells in games, but we had to play well over the course of 90 minutes.

The match was also the first in which Barnes started since Gameweek 30+. Kelechi Iheanacho (£5.7m) has performed well in his stead, but Leicester look a quicker and more threatening attacking unit when Barnes is providing support for Vardy.

Not that too many managers will be tempted by Foxes assets with the schedule that they have, while Rodgers provided a post-match update on others who will definitely need selling right now:

As mentioned, that elevates the appeal of Thomas, and even the evergreen Morgan, as cut-price defensive options. But the chances of keeping clean sheets against either Spurs or Man United look slim.

As for the Blades, will the real Sheffield United please stand up?

After some impressive recent performances, they were decidedly average against Leicester and Wilder wasn’t about to spare his players’ blushes with his assessment:

We were way off of it. We have taken some enormous steps forward this season, but the goalkeeper kept us in the game, we never deserved anything form the game – off it from the first minute to the 90th, no excuse from us. Technically very poor, physically out-fought.

Matches against Everton and Southampton will round out a phenomenal first season back in the top-flight for Wilder and his men; fixtures that should be productive for those Fantasy managers invested in a backline with 13 clean sheets to their name – only three teams have managed more.

Inconsistency is the worry, though. This is a side that can beat Spurs, Wolves and Chelsea at home, while struggling on the road against the likes of Man United, Newcastle and even Aston Villa.

Based on that recent evidence, Monday’s visit from Everton looks promising, next Sunday’s trip to Southampton troubling.


Leicester City (3-4-2-1): Schmeichel; Bennett, Morgan, Evans; Justin, Ndidi, Tielemans, Thomas; Pérez (Choudhury 71), Barnes (Gray 76); Vardy.

Sheffield United XI (3-5-2): Henderson; O’Connell, Egan, Basham (Sharp 59); Stevens, Osborn (Fleck 45), Norwood, Berge (Lundstram 45), Baldock; McBurnie, McGoldrick (Mousset 45).

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Above: Players involved in Leicester City v Sheffield United sorted by chances created

The bonus point allocation from last night’s match produced an interesting sub-plot.

The (small) contingent of managers with Leicester defender James Justin (£4.7m) in their teams looked like they were sitting on two, and maybe even three, extra points as the match wound down.

By the time the bonus awards were added, their man had none.

The reason for that was star debutant Thomas wasn’t even in the FPL system until well after his 12-point match had finished.

Only Vardy created more chances than the youngster, and his assist and clean sheet certainly merited the maximum bonus award.

But it was still hard on Justin’s owners.

Above: Players involved in Leicester City v Sheffield United sorted by big chances

Then again, Vardy’s 29.4% fan club arguably had even more reason to feel aggrieved at the designation of the extra points.

As well as leading the way with five chances created, he was also involved in all six big chances the Foxes had against Sheffield United.

One of them led to Gray’s goal, three others were fluffed by his teammates and Vardy himself had the other two.

It was that profligacy which ruined Vardy’s bonus point chances – scant reward for a truly influential performance that, on another day, could have resulted in a huge haul.

Above: Leicester City’s chances created map in Gameweek 36+ (assists in green)

While nominally playing as the central striker, Vardy did most of his best work on the left flank – as did the team as a whole.

A look at the areas in which they created their chances shows just how threatening they were down United’s right side, with seven of the side’s 12 chances coming from that area – including both of the assists.

Creativity was clearly not an issue on the day – just a lack of a clinical edge in front of goal.

The six big chances the Foxes forged was way above their season average of 2.4 per game, although the total of 88 they’ve managed this campaign is bettered by just three teams, who all happen to be above them in the league table.

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804 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Anybody understand the FPL Review Website - Season Stats

    I am leading my rival at the top of the ML by 13 points. My luck stats is -20 and his is +70.4

    What does this mean?

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Means you have been unlucky (you have negative points) and he has been lucky.

      1. Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        That's what I thought. Sometimes you make all the right moves and the "casual" gets the points. 😀

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

          Never knew about this, it's interesting. My luck comes out about +70, I recall a few lucky moments. Rival on the other hand who has been getting never ending luck is on +92. I'm still winning though so it's call good.

    2. DAVESAVES
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I’m on -60 luck and my chaser is on +80! All make sense now.

    3. Big Ping
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Very interesting! So which of the ranks would you be expected to be at if every teams luck was the same, xg rank I presume?

      1. Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        30k. Currently on 108k.

        1. Wolves Ay We
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Presuming xG rank myself, unless there are some experts here.

      2. DAVESAVES
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        If so my rank would be 1,430

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

          With -60 luck am I sitting at 90k

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

      My rival has 100% luck... always knew it, but love that it's now official 🙂

    5. The Tinkerman
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      My luck is -33 which enforces my experiences 😀

    6. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      It uses xG data as basis for comparison which can be very misleading when used on its own. There are examples like Abraham having about xG of 2 vs Man City for only 1 chance that led to the penalty. Or Mane's single chance vs Sheffield United which had xG of +1.90. Not even gonna go into other flaws with it in detail such as lack of consideration for defender positioning etc.

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

    Which one sounds best from these?

    1) TAA Greenwood to Egan Ings
    2) KDB Greenwood to Ings BSilva/DSilva
    3) Ederson Puli to Ryan Mahrez
    4) Greenwood KDB to Wood Martial
    5) Greenwood TAA to Wood Tarkowski/AWB/Jonny

  3. PartyPooper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Hi everyone,

    I'm curious to hear your opinions on this.
    - 2 points ahead in ML
    - Rival has Ings
    - I cant quite get Ings for my frontline (don't want to part company with Vardy or Jesus - and can't stretch from Greenwood)

    Is it a good idea to get a Southampton mid as 'cover' for Ings (trying to get the assist)? 2 options there:
    - Redmond for Willian
    - Armstrong for Hayden

    Thanks!

    1. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Vardy to Ings, just do it.

    2. seanie3
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Ings is the only option I would want from Southampton, wouldn't want anyone else. who are your opponents other strikers.. 2pts lead is nothing you should look to extend your lead by not getting Southampton mids but maybe city mf or man utd mid.. what is your team

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

        Yeah I get what your saying. So tough to make my mind up this week.
        Have only 1 FT - next week I will use my FH (as will my rival)

        My team is:

        Pope (Martinez)

        TAA Doherty AWB (Azpi) (Masina)
        KDB Willian Fernandes Mahrez (Hayden)
        Jesus Vardy Greenwood

        My ML rival's frontline is Vardy Ings Jimmy

        AAAH! Can't make my mind up this week

        1. seanie3
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          To be honest, your league will be won with the FH team you and your opponent pick, so as long as you don't slip too far behind this week and maybe build on your lead.. how much do you have in the bank, what is his team line up.

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

            You're probably right about GW38 being the one that will make the difference.

            I have exactly 1mln in the bank.

            My opponents team (also 1 FT; 0.2 itb) is:

            Pope (fodder)

            AWB Doherty Jonny VVD (Lascelles)
            Fernandes Willian Puli Martial KDB
            Vardy Ings Jimmy

            Coz he also has Vardy I'm wary of selling Vardy for Ings myself. Might get punished. Vardy looked really good against SHU.

            1. seanie3
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              you have an expensive Azpi on your bench and Willian playing Liverpool, he might not start or be tired if he plays the FA Cup game this Sunday and then against liverpool... So upto you but if me I would move Willian on for someone else one week punt as you have FH gw38, or I would bench willian and get in Tarkowski for Azpi, Tark great chance of clean sheet and BPS against norwich..

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

                Ooh I like the Azpi to Tark shout. Might just do that...

                Otherwise I might do Hayden to Armstrong (just researched him a bit - looks quite threatening and had a rest last game). And then I'd play Armstrong and bench Willian.

                So down to choosing between those 2 options then 🙂

                Thanks for the help man!

        2. Danny De Gea
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          KDB to Dilva *out of the box lol

    3. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Not a good idea imo, because it doesn't cover anything. Only a good idea for banter if Redmond outscores Ings.

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

      Redmond's GW38 10 pointer last season won me my mini league so I am gonna say him

  4. Deulofail
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    2FTs. 4.8 ITB. What would you recommend, good people of FFS? I have a tentative plan below.

    Martinez
    TAA Digne Doherty Saiss
    KDB Fernandes Mahrez Foden
    Rashford Greenwood

    McCarthy | Saiss Giroud Pulisic Aurier

    GW37: Giroud ➡ Nketiah/Wood/Ings
    GW38:
    A) Nketiah/Wood/Ings + Foden ➡ Laca + Dilva
    B) Nketiah/Wood/Ings + KDB ➡ Auba + Dilva

    Open to other ideas though

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

      I would get Ings for 37 and Dilva for 38.
      Ings v Bournemouth seems to good to pass up

      1. seanie3
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        I like B, do you have FH chip left for GW38?

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A Ings
      B wait, changes every week

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

      Wood this week then A next week.

    4. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      CHANGE OF PLAN

      Just did Greenwood + Giroud ➡ Wood + Ings

      Next week, Foden/KBD ➡ Dilva or Ings ➡ Laca

      Thanks for the help!

      1. seanie3
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        why no love for Auba, is this due to lack of funds or think Laca is the main man now for Ars.

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

          Because of the FA Cup game tomorrow. But as you can see, I wanted him in one of my potential plans! But now I've chosen a path, I won't be able to afford Auba without a hit. But that's okay if Laca looks a decent option. Will have to weigh it up closer to the time

  5. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Would you make any changes to this team?
    Bench order look correct?

    Ederson
    Digne, Stevens, Boly,
    Salah, Kdb, Fernandes, Sterling, C Martial,
    Ings, Vardy

    Button, Greenwood, Lamptey. Taylor

    .3

    1FT

    1. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Save mate - then you have nice 2 FT for final GW carnage

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Cheers

    2. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      What a lovely team

  6. Bobby_Baggio
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    G2G? Would prefer not to do any transfers so i have 2FT for final GW but defense is a struggle as you can see. Only thing i would do is Lascelles > Burnley but is it worth it?

    Patricio
    Doherty - TAA - Kiko
    Mane - KDB - Mahrez - Bruno
    Vardy - Jimi - Greenwood

    (3.9m) - Saka - Holgate - Lascelles

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Save, 2FT last game week

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      One of your defender to burnley defender but i wouldn't be Happy playing without martial this week

      1. Bobby_Baggio
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        i know but cant have it all. To get him in im taking a -4 and getting rid of jimi or vardy and its not worth it

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

    McCarthy
    TAA Doherty Aurier
    Sterling Mahrez Bruno Martial Pulisic
    Rashford Jesus

    (3.9 Nketiah Holgate Cathcart)
    1Ft & 2.2m

    Save FT & pray one of Aurier, Holgate or Cathcart start this week?
    Aurier will definitely be available for GW38 imo.

    Plan was to save FT and do Pulisic + Bruno/Martial to Salah/Mane + a punt next week.

    1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Think Pulisic beats Martial this week?

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

        No.

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

        Not this week surely.

      3. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Nevermind, looks a save if you think Jesus gets good minutes.

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

          Yeah I think Jesus will keep starting or even if he gets rested I want him for that Norwich game.

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Holgate to Tarkowski?

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

        That is possible but it means I will have to take a hit next week to get Salah/Mane and also prices me out of my transfers.

        1. Hy liverpool
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Any burnley defender could do... Also you could save, it's not that big deal

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

            Yup I was thinking one of the 4.3s but rather have 2 FTs for GW38 as I'll definitely have 3 defenders.

  8. JBG
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    I'll try this again, sorry again for repost.

    Alonso + Nketiah to Tarkowski + Jimenez/Ings for -4 and bench Pulisic, worth it for this GW?

  9. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    If you're rival has done well above average this year and very lucky, then the best strategy to win the the ML is to block and cancel the luck. Anyone concur?

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

      Yes

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

      What lead are you on?

      1. Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        12 Points. My luck stat on FPL Review was -20, he has +70. Guess I just have to wipe out his luck where I can. Still have better players overall, most of which he copied, so can still get points elsewhere.

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

          Luck stat...
          Well that's a pile of shite you can be sure of that 😀

          1. Wolves Ay We
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            It's scientifically based.

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

              I'm sure it is

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

              So I haven't had a good season then. I shouldn't be ranked well I should be around 2.8m or some such nonsense. Hahaha. What a load of bollocks.

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

              It’s certainly not scientifically based

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

          Small lead - I wouldn't play blocking moves with that sort of lead. Just go with whomever you think will score the most points the last two irrespective of whether or not your rival has them.

        3. Make Arrows Green Again
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Gambler's fallacy. He isn't inherently more lucky than you. An algorithm based on a couple of limited statistics has told you that he is. And even if he had been lucky up until now that luck is in the past and can't influence what happens in the future, except for the fact that he has accrued points which put him close to you on the leaderboard.

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

            ^^

    3. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Your luck is due, but why spend it on FPL? Take some risks in real life and see if you don't come out of it with a baby.

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

        First I'll need an algorithm for that. Baby forecast calculator.

  10. olidooley
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    FH 38....1 transfer left to do....0.1 itb!

    Pope
    TAA Holgate* AWB
    Salah KDB Bruno Mahrez Sarr
    Rashford Jesus

    Button Connolly Robinson** Lascelles**

    1) Lascelles to Pieters
    2) Sarr to McNeil/Mount/Traoré/Barnes

  11. Rinseboy
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Best captain this week? 15 point behind in ML so chasing.

    A - Salah
    B - Jesus
    C - Martial
    D - Bruno

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

      C

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

      C

    3. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      C imho.

    4. seanie3
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      C (I might use my TC on him this week)

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

      4/4 Martial 🙁 the differential captain is finito. Time for Fernandes captain I think 😉

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

    LONG POST BUT I REALLY NEED HELP. PLEASE HELP ME IN MY TIME OF NEED.

    I'm playing the Sky game alongside the official game and it's pretty tight in my league for the final games. I could really do with some advice!

    I have just one transfer left for the whole season and I want to get it right! My team is as follows:

    Pope
    VVD Holgate AWB
    Bruno KDB Mahrez Foden
    Salah Ings Greenwood

    The gameweek ended last night and so the West Ham game tonight is the first game of the penultimate gameweek. This means they're playing twice. As such I'm thinking the following:

    Greenwood to Antonio

    The question is, is he good for the season?

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

      Yeag

    2. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Yes

    3. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Can't see why not. Nice game in 38 and tonight is a bonus.

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

        Thanks everyone. Very much appreciated.

  13. Catastrophe
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    1FT, 0.1 ITB. Poor week on 38 points but should I just save FT for GW38? (probably KDB -> Dilva)

    Ederson
    TAA, Digne, Egan
    KDB, Sterling, Salah, Fernandes, Martial
    Ings, Greenwood

    (McCarthy, Digne, Nketiah, Lascelles*)

    A) Save FT
    B) Lascelles Out (Bardsley/Diop/Thomas?)
    C) Something Else

    Cheers.

  14. The Littlest Robbo
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    My only available defender's are TAA, Doherty & Aurier and I will FH38

    A. Lascelles to K Long
    B. Aurier to Tarkowski

    1. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      B

  15. grennans2
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Martinez
      TAA - Doherty - Saiss - (Lascelles)
      Salah - KDB - Mahrez - Fernandes - (Pulisic)
      Ings - Greenwood - Jesus

      1FT, 0 ITB

      Mahrez > Martial a good move here?  Will FH GW38+ so only a one week move.

      1. Hy liverpool
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        I like Mahrez this week but in this case i would still do it

    • YayaTeke
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      This Bench Boost team ready to go?

      Ederson - Martinez
      TAA - Aurier - Saiss - Lamptey - Bardsley
      Martial - Fernandes - Foden - KDB - Pulisic
      Greenwood - Vardy - Jimenez

      only worry is Aurier not playing would you take him out on a hit?
      Any help appreciated

      1. YoungPretender
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Not worth a hit

        1. YayaTeke
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          might save my benchboost for next week because of it what do you think?

    • Reinhold
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Which of these would you do? I'm bench boosting next week.

      A) Holgate -> Tarkowski

      B) Vardy -> Aubameyang

      C) Both (-4)

      Defence without Tarkowski is Doherty - Aurier - Azpilicueta - VVD.
      Might cap Aubameyang

      1. Hy liverpool
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        A

    • YoungPretender
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Captain;
      A) Rashford
      B) Bruno

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        B

      2. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        A

      3. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        A

    • Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Dunk going under the radar?

      1. Young Lingard
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Yep I think so
        Lots of cheap defenders but Burnley is the Tark of the town this game week

    • Barnabus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Used my last chip, FH, for GW36. Currently 3rd in my ML, 11pts behind 2nd with Antonio still to play. 1st place is >150 pts ahead.

      1 FT, 1.7 ITB, any advice would be more than welcome.

      Ederson Nyland
      AWB TAA VVD Doherty Lascelles
      KDB Bruno Willian Foden ASM
      Vardy Jimenez Greenwood

      Thinking of doing AWB & Willian > Martial & Tarkowski for -4 this week, not sure about GW38. If I did that id probably have a bench of Nyland Foden Doherty Lascelles.

    • Young Lingard
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Never can get Mahrez at the right time
      Thinking of him over the two games as cheaper than sterling who I can’t get without a hit.
      Any projections of minutes or pts
      At a guess ?
      v Watford away =
      v Norwich home =

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

        will get around 100-120 mins across the two
        15 points total

    • melvinmbabazi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Do you think Vardy -> Aubameyang is a good move? Villa away and Watford home last 2 games

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

        Nope. Aubayayang could start and haul, but it seems an unnecessary risk with the FA Cup game after the deadline, but before his PL match this GW.

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

          New Auba nickname invented

          1. Make Arrows Green Again
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Bangarang, Rufio!

    • Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A. Vardy + Willian to Mahrez + Auba -4
      B. Just Willian to Mahrez for free

      Pope
      TAA - Digne - Saiss
      KDB - Foden - Bruno - Martial - Willian*
      Vardy* - Ings

    • Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A. Tarko and Mahrez
      B. Bardsley and Son

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        A

      2. Bobby_Baggio
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        A

    • Traction Engine Foot
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Do we expect another KDB benching against Watford?

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Can't see it personally

      2. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Nah.

    • Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Play:
      Nketiah or
      Wood (-4)

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Nketiah

      2. Deulofail
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Nketiah. High chance of a start. Potential high press could bring him fortune. Needs to impress again to counter Laca's (very) recent form. Coach needs to show his faith in him to prove something too, maybe.

    • Ronnies
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      29 point lead in mini league. My rival has a frontline of Vardy, Jimenez, Greenwood.
      I've Vardy, Jesus, Greenwood.

      Obviously Jimenez has the better fixture gw37 and Jesus gw38. My concern is jesus gets 30 mins Vs Watford or maybe 0 mins and I dont have a bench to sub in. Most of out team the same but for our attackers.

      Should I protect my lead my getting Jimenez ? The plan is to do Pulisic to Dsilva for gw38.

      What ye reckon ?
      Thanks.

    • It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Pulisic > Foden for the run in a good move?

      1. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Just isnt guaranteed mins.

        1. ElliotJHP
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          +1, I quite like Pulisic vs Liverpool tbh, Chels on the counter.

          On another note, happen to be listening to this album at this moment in time. Same Old Thing.

          1. Original Pirate Material
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Classic, enjoy man.

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

        Nope

    • The Colonel
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Vardy to Kane or save for 2 FTs next week?

      1. Ronnies
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Definitely save.

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

      Pope
      TAA Doherty Kiko
      Salah KdB Bruno Pulisic
      Rash Vardy Greenwood

      3.9 Fernandez Holgate Guendouzi

      1ft, 0.2itb

      Vardy+Puli to Ings+Dilva for -4? And then next week Rash for Auba?