Scout Notes

Little to concern defences of Liverpool and Burnley after bore draw at Brighton

Brighton and Hove Albion 0-0 Newcastle United

  • Goals: None
  • Assists: None
  • Bonus: Dan Burn (£4.5m) x3, Lewis Dunk (£4.8m) x2, Mathew Ryan (£4.7m) x1

The two-word album review for Spinal Tap’s Shark Sandwich sprung to mind as Brighton and Hove Albion secured their Premier League safety with a goalless draw against Newcastle United.

Chances of quality were scarce in a desperately poor game that had a whiff of ‘pre-season friendly’ about it, although that was perhaps unsurprising given the frequency of fixtures over the last fortnight, the low stakes (Albion were pretty much already safe anyway) and the absence of a crowd.

Interest in these two teams is limited from a Fantasy perspective, with not one player on show having an ‘effective ownership’ of more than 4% in the top 10,000.

Brighton and Newcastle’s opponents in Gameweek 38+, Burnley and Liverpool, are much more in-demand, however, so this would have been a scouting mission of sorts for owners of Nick Pope (£5.1m), Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.7m), Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) et al.

On the basis of what we saw last night, there was little to worry FPL managers going big on the Clarets or the Reds – especially at the back.

The Magpies only forced one save out of Mathew Ryan (£4.7m), with the Australia international having to be alert to palm a Miguel Almiron (£5.8m) flick away from goal.

Most of the visitors’ threat came from set plays, with Dwight Gayle (£5.0m) glancing a header over just before half-time and substitute Andy Carroll (£5.4m) nodding an excellent opportunity wide late on.

So long as Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.3m) is fit, then Newcastle pose a danger to any side’s clean sheet and he’ll be the main concern for owners of Liverpool assets this weekend.

The Frenchman recovered from a calf problem to start at the Amex and showed glimpses of his talent but couldn’t do much with what little possession he was afforded, not registering a single shot or key pass.

At the other end of the pitch, Martin Dubravka (£5.1m) saved smartly from Leandro Trossard (£5.8m) and Adam Webster (£4.4m), with the Belgian also hooking a decent chance over in the final quarter of an hour.

A 0-0 was about right, though, and anyone targeting Trossard and Neal Maupay (£5.7m) for this meeting against a patched-up Newcastle defence who were without five recognised centre-halves were left short-changed.

That makeshift backline will be of interest to owners of Salah and Sadio Mane (£12.2m), who will no doubt give it a sterner examination on Sunday.

Danny Rose (£5.3m) and Emil Krafth (£4.3m) played either side of Federico Fernandez (£4.6m) in a back three, with Matt Ritchie (£5.3m) and Javier Manquillo (£4.3m) tasked with wing-back roles.

Steve Bruce said of his side’s display after the match:

Considering the problems we’ve had, I was delighted. The one thing you can’t deny about this group of players is their ability to roll their sleeves up and have a go.

We played two full-backs as centre-backs today and they were terrific. I was delighted with their attitude.

Emil’s got a really sore ankle and did well to carry on, but I think he epitomised the spirit of all them.

Three of Brighton’s backline hoovered up the bonus points, while Tariq Lamptey (£4.1m) has now started six of Albion’s last seven league games and is a budget defensive option going into Gameweek 38+, with Burnley themselves not renowned for scoring an abundance of goals.

The Seagulls may have been put to the sword by the two Manchester clubs and Liverpool recently but against the rest of the top flight, their defensive record is a bit better: Ryan has conceded 26 goals in 25 matches against non-big-six sides, keeping eight clean sheets along the way.


Brighton and Hove Albion XI (4-3-3): Ryan; Lamptey (Duffy 86′), Dunk, Webster, Burn; Bissouma (Propper 73′), Stephens, Mooy (March 58); Gross (Mac Allister 58′), Maupay (Murray 73′), Trossard.

Newcastle United XI (3-5-2): Dubravka; Krafth, Fernandez, Rose; Manquillo, Bentaleb, Shelvey, Almiron (Lazaro 86′), Ritchie; Saint-Maximin (Joelinton 74′), Gayle (Carroll 74′).

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1,266 Comments Post a Comment
  1. JelliedSpark968
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 9 days ago

    It says on FPL website that Taylor is 25% likely to play, but didn't Dyche say he'd be okay for the last game?

    1. HurriKane
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Dyche said he has a chance of making it.

      He didn't say taylor was okay

    2. Skonto Rigga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Dyche ahead of GW37: "We are not sure because it is a low-grade injury so therefore he has a chance of recovering sooner rather than later it is just that this game has come too quick for him but he might have a chance for the last game."

      The "might have a chance" bit is the key there. Could argue it should be at 50% but still a long way short of being passed fit.

      1. JelliedSpark968
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Thanks

      2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Any insight on Pulisic Skonto?

        A fairly cryptic tweet up there ^^^^

        Trying to figure out is "No news" in a good kind of way... or the bad kind...

        1. Skonto Rigga
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Absolutely none, Maximus! I'm more "I don't know" than ITK. Even if he's fully fit, that display against United on Sunday is a bit of a concern re Pulisic. From my memory, Lampard doesn't often play him in a 3-4-3 - which is the formation he often reserves for 'tougher' opposition. Saying that, they beat City in a 4-3-3 with Alonso at left-back, so who the heck knows.

    3. Vazza
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Given Dyche’s conservative approach in being players back from injuries, I’d be really surprised if Charlie Taylor is deemed fit to play on Sunday.

        1. Skonto Rigga
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Yeah, I agree Vazza.

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

      A) Tarkowski (BHA) and Pulisic (WOL)/Jimenez (che)
      B) Pieters (BHA) and Mahrez (NOR) -4

      1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        If Mahrez doesn't play a minute of football tonight, and you captain him, maybe B, but probably just keep the 4 I'm the bank and and play Jimenez.

    5. Berbs
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Pictures circulating on Twitter of Mahrez with Aguero's ex.

      Any impact on lineup? 😯

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

        Probably not given that Aguero is injured

      2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Depends on which ex

      3. Valar(Keith)
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        I remember people being worried about this at the start of the year lol.

    6. Jet5605
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      1 FT and 1.5 ITB. Still have BB to play so does that mean I should do Holgate >

      A Pieters
      B Aurier
      C Gomez?

      Any hits needed?

      Martinez
      Azpi / Boly / Tark
      KDB / Sterling / Bruno / Martial / Willian
      Jesus / Greenwood

      Patricio / Nketiah / Masina / Holgate    

      1. tokara
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        B

    7. FPLHaggis
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Reviewing my captain picks on FPL Statistico and notice the scores for a certain Mr Sterling whom I have cappo tonight:

      Gw3: 16pts
      Gw4: 6pts
      Gw5: 4pts
      Gw8: 4pts
      Gw11: 2pts
      Gw13: 4pts

      Sorry lads 😆

      1. kamdaraji
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Glad I captained Fernandes

      2. Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        That's pre-restart Sterling. I had captain Sterling on 3 occasions post-restart:

        GW30 : 20 points
        GW34 : 20 points
        GW35 : 42 points

        1. FPLHaggis
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Do you have him captain this week?

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

            Nope. It's on Martial

            1. FPLHaggis
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Nice pick, Good luck!

        2. POLSKA GOLA
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Well done mate. That’s a sign of a good FPL manager. Myself I’ve only had Sterling for the DGW and he’s been outscored by KDB, Mahrez and Foden. Tells everything about my FPL choices really

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

            Thank you! I never had him before the restart but he looked so motivated against the backdrop of BLM that I got him in. And now he's looked sharp so kept him in on WC.

    8. BNMC
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 9 days ago

      A hypothetical situation - what happens here?

      Spurs finish 6th, Wolves 7th, Arsenal lower.
      Arsenal win the cup, denying 7th placed wolves an EL place.
      Wolves win the EL, qualifying for the CL, meaning there are 8 English teams in Europe.
      I'm pretty sure that is not allowed - so would 6th placed Spurs be the ones to miss out?

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

        I'd think so, since Arsenal would have qualified on their own merit whereas Spurs would have qualified only because City had already qualified for CL. Probably that League Cup winer's spot will not get handed down to league position.

        1. BNMC
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 9 days ago

          So basically, if Arsenal win the cup, all their fans will have to spend the next 3 weeks cheering for Wolves.

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

            But why? They would have already qualified right?

            1. BNMC
              • 1 Year
              4 months, 9 days ago

              To get Spurs out.

              1. POLSKA GOLA
                • 7 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                That would be a dream scenario, yes 🙂

        2. Rover
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Actually I'm not even sure that there is a regulation preventing 8 teams from England competing in Europe. I only know of the max. 5 in CL rule.

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

      Last question

      Kane and auba and bruno

      Kane jesus auba no united ?

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

        C

    10. Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      If you could keep only one of the following in a GW38 non-FH team, who would it be?

      A) Martial
      B) Antonio
      C) Pulisic

      I am leaning towards B as Martial's away record is not as good and I will already have Bruno, and Villa will have to push for the win so that might leave spaces for Antonio, and Pulisic has the toughest fixture and lowest form and is just coming back from injury.

      1. KingZZ
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Antonio

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

          Thanks

    11. SackWenger
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Starting to think that as good as Pope is - on a free hit is it not better to double up / triple up on the cheaper contingent of the Burnley defence and instead get Martinez for GK. If Burnley do keep a clean sheet, how many saves is Pope actually going to make against Brighton that in turn would usually give the bonus.

      1. BNMC
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Some Arsenal defenders a tad bit more attacking.

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

        dont overlook liverpool defenders imo on FH

    12. kamdaraji
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Just 3 days of FPL left this season! The end is nigh!

    13. JelliedSpark968
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Foden + Sarr > Dilva + Saka (-4)? This would mean no Tottenham cover

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

      is anyone on a FH looking at the mane and mo double up? I think that might prove fruitful. Auba and Kane feel like FH traps and I can see man utd vs leicester being like a cup final and fairly nervy and not very open. Where as i can see the floodgates open at Newcastle

      Three liverpool along with three city could be great

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        If Sterling starts tonight I may do him to Mane to avoid Sterling benching. Straight swap. Have Mo and TAA.

      2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        I'm not going to say Salah can't absolutely turbo haul away to Newcastle - because he absolutely could. But that being said - here's some numbers on Salah's season sliced up 4 different ways:

        1. Overall (Home vs Away)
        2. Overall (With Mane starting vs. Without)
        3. Home (With Mane vs. Without)
        4. Away (With Mane vs. Without)

        1. Overall (Home vs Away)

        Home: 143 points, 17 games, 8.4 PPA
        Away: 84 points, 15 games, 5.6 PPA
        TLDR: He's a fair bit better at home, but not terrible away, on average

        2. Overall (With Mane starting vs. Without)

        With Mane Starting: 151 points, 26 games, 5.8 PPA
        Without Mane: 76 points, 6 hames, 12.7 PPA
        TLDR: He's a lot better when Mane doesn't start, but again not exactly terrible (nearly 6 PPA) when Mane does start, *on average*

        3. Home (With Mane vs. Without)

        With Mane Starting: 115 points, 15 games, 7.7 PPA
        Without Mane: 28 points, 2 games, 14.0 PPA
        TLDR: Scores nearly double the points at home without Mane - over a positively tiny 2 game sample size, but still...

        4. Away (With Mane vs. Without)

        With Mane Starting: 36 points, 11 games, 3.3 PPA
        Without Mane: 48 points, 4 games, 12.0 PPA
        TLDR: You may as well have a bag of crisps in your FPL team instead of Salah away from home when Mane's about

        In fairness, if you held him through thick & thin & perma-capped him you'd drown out a lot of the variation in his scoring

        But my word, away from home when Mane starts, he may as well not be on the pitch - 3.3 points per appearance? From a 12.5m asset? Over 11 games (i.e. basically a full season of away games when you consider he got 0's from cpl, eve, mun away due to injury) that's just shocking:

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 9 days ago

          This summary should be done on all big hitters. Players will not haul every game.

          Salah is the highest points scorer. That is all which matters.

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

            Not really. Salah is the highest points scorer across the whole season. But we are not picking for a whole season now, we are picking for one GW, so pointing out that Salah has consistently flopped away from home when Mane has also started is a relevant piece of information.

            It is similar to when Martial's prospects are boosted when at home, and when KdB's are boosted when D.Silva does not start, and when Pulisic's is boosted when Giroud starts. All factors to be considered for a single GW's selection.

            1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Yup - It's also missing the point that you don't have to keep a player all season, or even rely as heavily on them in certain fixtures, or certain types of fixtures

              If a player has a very obvious points scoring deficiency (like Salah has had in away games when Mane has started - BACKWARD LOOKING) then we have to decide whether or not we should tailor our approach accordingly, forward looking

              But that's not the same as saying that Salah will blank vs. Newcastle, because that's a very different statement

          2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Off you go & do it then sunshine

            I've done my bit

            The burden of proof & all that 🙂

            1. FOO FIGHTER
              • 1 Year
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Lol, I will just save myself the headache and have Salah from start to finish again next season 😀

              1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Always look out for number one eh 😉

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

          Superb post

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

          Wow, this is a game changer for me, as my closest rival has Salah ( who he has given the armband for tomorrow ) and I was considering a block move on GW38...........

        4. Rasping Drive
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Great work, Max

        5. Greek Freak
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          I wonder if this is actually a thing or just a statistical aberration? Like that one weird year when Aguero couldn't score away for some reason.

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            They do happen from time to time (Like Liverpool keeping 2 CS from their first 15 games, despite basically topping the league for XGc AND goals conceded followed by about 10 cleansheets in a row, without any real change in their underlying defensive stats - personnel, in particular Allison & Joemez helpd a lot)

            And the above should be caveated with the fact that many of Salah's underlying attacking stats *DO NOT* follow the same deterioration as his "overlying stats" i.e. FPL points

            1. Greek Freak
              • 5 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Yes that's why I was wondering - his stats suggest underperformance for whatever reason as opposed to him being genuinely bad away, or genuinely bad with Mane. Personally I can't make my mind up on who to have for GW38 - Auba is currently in the front seat vs. Salah, but I might even just keep Mane, who is already in my team. Just because I can swap him on a FH doesn't mean I should necessarily...

              1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                In a once off GW its the toss of a coin - there's too much variance in a single GW to think that there'll be a very strong correlation between your decision's underlying logic, and it's result 🙂

            2. Greek Freak
              • 5 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Also thanks for reminding me about Liverpool's clean sheets - I started the season with double defence and kept getting punished for it, and as soon as I dropped by second defender they went on that crazy run of clean sheets 😆

        6. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Good post but logic like this can get punished in fantasy, although I do agree with your points.
          Look at Firmino as well, allergic to scoring at home.

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

            is Bob an option in gw38?

          2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Yep - that's why great lengths have been taken, on numerous occasions to call out that no one can say Salah won't haul vs. Newcastle - because he absolutely could 🙂

        7. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Didn't you post it right before Salah's game with Brighton away? He scored twice and got one assist, plus his biggest haul ever came away to Watford if I recall it correct.

          We know his stats are worse away but in any given gameweek he has potential to be highest scoring player, simple as that.

      3. Egg noodle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Leicester defence is rather shambolic though, with injuries. Man u should easily win

      4. Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Hulk this!!

    15. The Head-Ake
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      BB or FH GW38? Chasing in ML

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        You got both left?

        1. The Head-Ake
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          I gave up one the game many times this season, hurts now that I came back. Had all chips + WC till GW35

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

        Fh is more fun

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

        Surely BB. FH could lose you points. BB only gains you points.

        1. Long ago I drew a walrus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Well technically...

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

        The math says BB.

    16. JelliedSpark968
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Taylor + Jimenez > Jrod + Robbo (-4)? This would make my city players: Foden, KdB, Jesus. I'd also have double liv defence

      1. Martial Matas
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Would prefer VVD and Wood I think

    17. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Possibility of Carson (4m) starting one of MCY's next two.
      Pep did say he wanted all his players to get a go and Bravo is injured

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Could be. Pep will want some momentum going into CL tho

      2. Egg noodle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        It's so unlikely it's not worth considering.

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

        dont do it

    18. lordkippe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Mahrez (C) & KDB. This is not going to end well

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Never know

    19. Filke
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Which team on a Free Hit ?
      A: Martinez
      Bardsley, Long, Pieters,
      Sterling, David Silva, Richarlison, Mane,
      Aubameyang, Kane, Jesus

      B:
      Martinez
      Bardsley, Aurier, Pieters,
      Sterling, David Silva, Lucas Moura/Antonio, Salah,
      Aubameyang, Kane, Jesus

      Bench: Cheapest possible

      1. Martial Matas
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        B, with an eye on Pieters to Long depending on Taylor injury update

    20. Yankee Toffee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      When do we get lineups? Bit lost in time differences here. Cheers!

      1. kamdaraji
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        in about an hour

      2. TimoTime
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Just over an hour

      3. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Thanks!

    21. kamdaraji
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      I think this will be the MC starting line up tonight

      Ederson,Cancelo,Otamendi,Stones,Zinchenko,Gundogan,Rodri,KDB,Bilva,
      Foden,Sterling

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Jesus benched after 6 starts? Needs a rest?

        1. kamdaraji
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          think so

          1. kamdaraji
            • 11 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Bilva and KDB have also played false 9 on occasions along with Sterling

      2. Greek Freak
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        I don't think Pep would play Gundogan and Rodri together vs. a bottom team. I'd go along with the rest of your predictions, but would put Bernardo in the midfield and a front three of Sterling, Mahrez and (hopefully) Foden.

        1. Tempestic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Everyone said this b4 Bournemouth and then Fernandinho and Gündogan both started

    22. Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Which is the best move for GW38?

      A) Martial > Mane
      B) Wood > Jesus
      C) Antonio > KdB

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        None really, sorry

      2. THE KING CANTONA
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        B

    23. TimoTime
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 9 days ago

      How do these moves look for next week? (-4)

      Doherty > Aurier

      Mahrez > Dilva

      Jimi > Auba

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        I like Jimi to Auba

      2. JelliedSpark968
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Really good moves, I'd do it. Maybe Kane over Auba

        1. TimoTime
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Would you captain Kane next week if you brought him in?

          1. Bobby Digital
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Next week cap will be hard, especially when everyone has the likes of Kane, Auba, Salah and Sterling in their team.

    24. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Any leaked Manchester City lineups?

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Not yet unfortunately

    25. cheekumz
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      What looks nicer...

      A. Mahrez, TAA, Pope

      B. Sterling, Tark, Martinez

      Leaning towards A personally but I suppose like almost every other Man C decision is completely guesswork right now.

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

        B

      2. cravencottage
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        B

    26. Will J 256
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Is Mahrez a suitable option instead of sterling on a free hit if budget becomes an issue?

      1. kamdaraji
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        deffo

    27. JelliedSpark968
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 9 days ago

      No idea what to do with this team, want Dilva, Kane, Son or Robbo, don't really want to take more than -4:

      Henderson, Dubravka
      TAA, Tarkowski, Boly, Taylor, Williams
      Salah, KdB, Bruno, Sarr, Foden
      Jesus, Jimenez, Greenwood

      0.8ITB, 1FT

    28. Von Lipwig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      9.6m to spend on a midfielder, not Man city or united?
      Any ideas?

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

        Son

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

          Sorry just seen he is 9.7 - Antonio

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

            agree on Antonio

          2. Von Lipwig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Yeah that hurts, not even sure I'd go for him, but hate that I cant. Cheers, heading for tonio i think

      2. JelliedSpark968
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Richarlison or Pepe

    29. kamdaraji
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      which one is better?

      A. Doherty and Foden > Dilva and Pieters for free (Would have to start either Greenwood or Jimenez)

      B.Salah,Foden and Jimenez > Sterling,Richarlison and Wood for -4 (will have to start Doherty in this case but can then play Wood and bench Greenwood)

      1. kamdaraji
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        already have Rash and Fernandes too

        1. kamdaraji
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          mini league rival also has sterling and might captain him

      2. trafalgarlaw
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        A for me

    30. lilmessipran
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      How's this FH looking?

      Martinez
      Taa pieters bardsley
      Salah Raz Martial Dilva Antonio
      Kane Jesus

      Bench Fodder

      1. trafalgarlaw
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        look nice

    31. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      branthwaite should be nailed for 38 right ? never noticed him before 🙂

      1. The Littlest Robbo
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Yes, he has been in my team since I activated FH on Saturday

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Thanks

    32. Glad He Ate Her
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Tarkowski or Aurier to pair with Pope?

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          aurier

        2. cravencottage
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Tarkowski- Burnley will want to Pope to win the Golden Glove

        3. Will J 256
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Quite like Aurier for 38. Could look at a cheaper Burnley defender to pair with Pope.