Scout Notes

Free-flowing Liverpool display bodes well for Newcastle trip

Liverpool 5-3 Chelsea

  • Goals: Naby Keïta (£5.8m), Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.7m), Georginio Wijnaldum (£5.4m), Roberto Firmino (£9.3m), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£6.1m) | Olivier Giroud (£6.7m), Tammy Abraham (£7.4m), Christian Pulisic (£7.4m)
  • Assists: Sadio Mané (£12.2m), Mohamed Salah (£12.5m), Alexander-Arnold, Andrew Robertson (£7.0m) | Willian (£7.3m), Pulisic, Callum Hudson-Odoi (£5.1m)
  • Bonus Points: Alexander-Arnold x3, Firmino x2, Robertson x1

Fantasy Premier League managers were treated to a preview of Gameweek 38+ as the goals flowed in Liverpool’s 5-3 win over Chelsea on Wednesday evening. 

It was a night where each side’s defences went on holiday and the floodgates opened up, usually the hallmark of the last day of the season.

On the basis of this performance, there will be plenty of interest in Liverpool attackers as they travel to Newcastle on Sunday, but Fantasy managers may have to ask some important questions as they prepare for the closing weekend of 2019/20.

Firstly, for all the Reds’ free-flowing football, which could punish an injury-stricken Magpies squad, they will be travelling to St. James’ Park in the wake of celebrating lifting the Premier League trophy. The last time they played after a big party they were soundly beaten 4-0 by Manchester City. While Newcastle are unlikely to be as punishing as Pep Guardiola’s men, there are sure to be concerns of a Liverpool performance akin to that defeat on Sunday…

But provided Jurgen Klopp can encourage a stronger focus on the next match than we saw with that heavy Etihad loss, there were a lot of encouraging signs about his attackers against Chelsea.

Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) is sure to go into Gameweek 38+ with a bee under his bonnet after he was unfortunate to miss out on a goal for the third match in a row. The Egyptian was, as ever, the most threatening Liverpool forward in terms of shots produced and chances created for him, while Sadio Mané (£12.2m) did not shoot once.

Despite a heavy involvement in the regular forays into Chelsea’s territory, Salah could muster only an assist for Georginio Wijnaldum’s (£5.4m) first-half goal. And when the premium midfielder was replaced by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£6.1m) in the 79th minute, he was positively thunder-faced.

With just one match left of the season, Salah sits four goals behind Jamie Vardy (£9.7m) in the race for the Premier League Golden Boot. While clinching the award seems unlikely at this point, it will almost certainly be on the Egyptian’s mind on the final weekend of the campaign. If Liverpool can replicate the free-flowing display of Wednesday night, and Salah keeps up his involvement in those attacks, a big haul is hardly off the cards. He may have to work on his finishing in the next few days though, especially after spooning a golden chance wide in the second-half when he was clear through on goal.

After recording just one attacking return between Gameweeks 30+ and 36+, Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.7m) was back to his scintillating best against Chelsea, becoming the first defender of the season to go past the 200-point barrier. Currently sat on 209 for the campaign, he is just five points off breaking the record for most points in a season for a defender, set last year by colleague Andrew Robertson (£7.0m).

Against Chelsea, the right-back struck home a routine direct free-kick in the first half before throwing up a trademark cross in the second, nodded home by Roberto Firmino (£9.3m). Both of those events bode well for a Gameweek 38+ meeting with Newcastle, the Magpies sitting inside the bottom three for headed goal attempts allowed and set-play attempts conceded since the Premier League restart.

Those statistics may also be of a benefit to Robertson who continues to have a hand in Liverpool corners, nearly earning an assist for a Salah goal in the second half against Chelsea, a previous corner also leading to Wijnaldum’s first-half strike. The left-back got the attacking return his crosses deserved in the 84th minute when his ball sailed through the middle of the Chelsea defence to be turned in by Oxlade-Chamberlain. That made for Robertson’s fourth assist of the restart period, double the number recorded by Alexander-Arnold.

Obviously, the Reds were helped by continual issues with Chelsea’s defence. They have now gone an entire Premier League campaign with just one clean sheet on the road and only four sides have conceded more goals from set pieces than Frank Lampard’s men. While they have managed seven clean sheets at home, their susceptibility to corners may convince owners of Willy Boly (£4.9m) or Romain Saïss (£4.8m) to start them for Gameweek 38+. Meanwhile, Chelsea’s general issues with defending, made worse by continued poor performances from Kepa Arrizabalaga (£5.4m), is sure to be enough evidence to hold onto Raúl Jiménez (£8.1m) for one last hurrah.

That said, as much as Chelsea struggled at the back, they offered plenty of attacking threat at Anfield. Liverpool’s defence has not been at its best since the restart, keeping just three of their 15 clean sheets since Gameweek 30+, but owners of Christian Pulisic (£7.4m) should feel particularly encouraged ahead of the final round of fixtures. 

Despite only playing 31 minutes, the American managed a goal and assist for a nine-point score. During this time on the pitch, Pulisic looked unplayable, exploiting the space behind Liverpool’s defence to cross for Tammy Abraham (£7.4m) to tap-in and net an excellent swivelled finish of his own. Whether he will get as much of freedom against a compact Wolves side remains to be seen, but the mid-priced midfielder has now delivered attacking returns in all but one match since the Premier League restart, averaging 6.8 points per game during that period.

Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Robertson, van Dijk, Gomez, Alexander-Arnold; Wijnaldum (Milner 66’), Fabinho, Keïta (C Jones 66’); Mané (Origi 87’), Firmino (Minamino 87’), Salah (Oxlade-Chamberlain 79’).

Chelsea XI (3-4-3): Kepa; Rüdiger, Zouma, Azpilicueta; Alonso (Emerson 88’), Kovačić, Jorginho, R James; Mount (Pulisic 58’), Giroud (Abraham 58’), Willian (Hudson-Odoi 58’).

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2,555 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Georgeyboy33
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Which to do:

    A) Fernandez -> Laporte
    B) Salah -> Sterling
    C) something else (ideally don’t want to take a hit, protecting a 10pt lead)

    Team:

    Pope
    Tark AWB Boly
    Salah Dilva Mahrez Bruno Martial
    Ings Jimi

    Button, Wood, Fernandez, Lascelles

    Thanks!

    1. Georgeyboy33
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      (1.7 ITB)

    2. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      A

    3. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      b does your rival have salah?

      1. Georgeyboy33
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Rival doesn’t have Salah which is why this is appealing!

    4. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      B

    5. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      hm, i think you want a third City spot and in order to that without just replacing one that could really hurt you (salah) i would probably do that first move. Not sure who i would bench out of AWB and Boly, but Laporte looks better than both for cs, so seems an upgrade.

  2. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    GW rank 7550!

    🙂

    1. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Nice congrats

  3. Bobby_Baggio
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Morning all. Looking at some options but proving to be tough. Any thoughts or help will be appreciated. 2FT and 0.3m ITB. Cheers.

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

    (3.9m) - Saka - Holgate - Lascelles

    A) Mane + Jimi >> DSilva + Kane(TC)
    B) Mane + Jimi + Bruno >> Sterling + Kane + 6.4m Mid (-4)
    C) Mane + Vardy + Bruno >> Sterling + Kane + 8m Mid (-4)
    D) KDB + Vardy + Bruno >> Sterling + Kane + 6.1m Mid (-4)

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      A. But Dilva/KDB TC?

      1. Bobby_Baggio
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        I'm fancying Kane - dont get me wrong i fully understand why it should be City but think Kane will get brace at the least

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      A

      1. Bobby_Baggio
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        means no sterling

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Silva can match or better Sterling

  4. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Rank them by most pts
    TAA Mendy Mahrez Antonio Ings

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      TAA
      Ings
      Mahrez
      Antonio
      Mendy

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 28 days ago

        I would go along with this

    2. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Mahrez
      Ant
      TAA
      Ings
      Mendy

    3. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      for this gw?

      Mahrez
      TAA
      Ings
      Mendy
      Antonio

    4. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Mahrez
      Mendy
      Ings
      Antonio
      TAA

  5. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Chasing 25 points in cash ML and protecting 33 point lead over 3rd. I need some thoughts on the transfer suggestions below. Midfield is a stalemate!

    a. Foden to D Silva
    b. Foden and KDB to D Silva and Antonio or Son (-4)
    c. Other suggestions most welcome!

    My team
    1ft 2.5itb and no chips
    Pope Martinez
    TAA Doherty Saiss Aurier Taylor
    Martial KDB Bruno Sterling Foden
    Jimenez Ings Wood

    ML Leader - 1ft 0.7itb and no chips
    Hendo Martinez
    TAA Boly Egan Targett Tarkowski
    Martial KDB Bruno Sterling Hayden
    Jimenez Kane Greenwood

    1. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      you need something different and someone that can really hurt your rival. Salah or Mané for KDB and Bruno to Dilva and cap Salah (play Wood)

      KDB is off pens, Bruno is not having stats and he took the last pen (this is just speculation i know) which may indicate it is Rash´s turn next.

  6. RedJive79
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Chasing in ML. No FH. Already made a -4 move. Is it worth another -8 hit to get Sterling in?? Guessing the guys I'm chasing will have him and captain him, and if hauls I'll miss out on top 3 finish and out the money!

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Depends what you are going for, 1st place or top 3

      1. RedJive79
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Currently in 3rd, could get 2nd. 1st is too far ahead.....

  7. Amey
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    As things stand, I'm making 9(!) Changes on FH 😀

    Ederson
    Alonso Doherty
    KDB Mahrez Pulisic Bruno
    Vardy Wood

    To

    Pope
    Robbo Peiters Laporte
    Salah Raz Son Dilva
    Ings

    Going to be fun !!

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Looks great, no TAA?

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Already have him & Tony in orginal team

    2. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      You’re joining my Laporte wagon ;)!

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Yo
        Going big on Defense

    3. cemal
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Why getting rid of Bruno? Surely united have a lot to play for and he could be huge in that game

    4. Abra Dubravka
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      No Kane or Auba?! Nice and bold. Good luck

  8. Olesathewheeel
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Mayday mayday mayday!
    Chasing 16 point lead
    Leader has FH
    I have TC

    A. Rashford KDB Foden --> Greenwood Sterling (TC) Mahrez for a -8

    B. Rashford Pulisic --> Sterling Greenwood for a -4

    Suggestions please

  9. Baganuva Hatty
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Hi community

  10. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Hi all

    I am chasing someone who is 10 points ahead.

    My team

    Patricio
    TAA Dunk Aurier
    Salah Sterling Dilva Martial Fernandes
    Jesus Greenwood

    He does not have Salah but has KDB Sterling Martial and Foden. Not worried about the rest of his team.

    So I was thinking Martial to Son FT and that should do it?

  11. grennans2
    2 months, 28 days ago

    A or B on a FH?

    A)

    Martinez
    Aurier Long Pieters
    Silva Sterling Mahrez Salah
    Kane Auba Ings

    B)

    Pope
    Aurier TAA Robbo
    Silva Sterling Mahrez Salah
    Kane Ings Greenwood

    1. Zenith UK
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      I prefer the look of B, however, Klopp may rotate, Neco might get a run out?

      1. grennans2
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Who would he normally replace? TAA or Robbo? I would hope with it being the last game of the season, Klopp will go full strength, and also to keep them warmed up for CL

        1. Zenith UK
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          He's played both sides. He also came out and said that he wants all players to have a winners medal (five games required) so will be interested to see if he shares out minutes elsewhere. Neco has played in five different games though (not sure if there's a minutes requirement though as one game was for 60 seconds)

    2. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      B for sure

  12. Zenith UK
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Time to talk money...

    ML1 - 1st: £300, 2nd: £150, 3rd: £80

    1st - 2208 (has TC) with:
    Pope* (Button)
    Trent, AWB, Fernandez* (Taylor, Saiss)
    Salah*, KDB, Bruno, Foden, Willian*
    Vardy*, Ings, (Jimi)

    2nd (me) - 2178 with:
    McCarthy (Patricio)
    Trent, Cresswell, AWB (Doherty, Egan)
    Mane, KDB, Bruno, Foden, Antonio
    Ings, Greenwood (Jimi)

    3rd - 2160 (has TC) with:
    Henderson* (McCarthy)
    Robbo*, Doherty, Aurier*, Baldock* (Otamendi*)
    KDB, Dilva*, Martial*, Traore, (Mount)
    Auba*, Jimi (Ayew*)

    I'm dead right?
    2FTs and 0.2 ITB.
    A) AWB, Doherty & Jimi > Pieters, Bardsley & Kane(c) (-4)
    B) Doherty, Mane & Jimi > Masuaku, Sterling, Kane(c) (-4)

    Any other thoughts/suggestions welcomed.

    1. Slacker
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      hard to see it happening, especially with the TC, but A is in the right direction

      1. Zenith UK
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Don't like the Sterling differential then?

    2. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      No, can get 2nd

      Would play Doherty for Cresswell

      and would do AWB & Mane > Sterling & Tarkowski

      1. Zenith UK
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        First line has confused me, sorry.

        Reckon Wolves will get returns? I think Chelsea go all out like they did vs Liverpool

        Any reason Tarkowski over Pieters?

        1. Coys96
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          I think Doherty can get an attacking return, does well against top sides

          Goal threat

          1. Zenith UK
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            True but that's a lot of money tied up where I could upgrade somewhere else

  13. Slacker
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Pick two:
    A) Bruno
    B) Martial
    C) Pulisic
    D) Antonio

    1. Zenith UK
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Bruno & Antonio - I have both

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      BD

    3. InvertedWinger
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      BC

      Antonio has incredible stats but nothing to play for, opponent everything to play for, hit the alleged 10 goal bonus, Haller might get a run out as ST

      1. Zenith UK
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Antonio will fly on counter attack. Moyes will still look to win to prepare for next season

    4. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      I think maybe B and C but it’s tough. Def not A.

    5. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      B
      C
      (C just to spread the risk)

    6. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      AB

  14. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Morning! Lost on last page

    Last spots on my FH team (I think!):

    A) TAA, Laporte, Antonio, (Greenwood)
    B) Robbo, Laporte, Martial, (Nketiah)
    C) TAA, Aurier, Mahrez, (Nketiah)

    Pope
    XXXX, XXXX, Pieters
    Salah, Sterling, Dilva, Pulisic, XXXX
    Kane, Ings
    (Martin) (XXXX, Williams, Simpson)

    I’m liking the differential potential of a CS and potential assist from Laporte (if he starts!) in A and B more atm but unsure.

    Thanks

    1. Zenith UK
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      A for me

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Cheers. My only question is Antonio...

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      B

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Trust Tony to do something? Your boys looked absolutely finished bro!

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Leicester will afford space in behind.
          They'll need something from game so will have to attack United.
          I see 1/2 counter attacking goals in that game.

          1. Don Kloppeone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            I hear that. Just TAA vs Robbo. Trent def looking better for direct attacking returns but can’t stretch to him

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      A

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Thanks. It’s what I’m on atm. Just not sure on Antonio...

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Villa are watertight atm.
          Can't believe I'm saying that. 😀
          United also defeated them after that pen incident

          1. Zenith UK
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Villa have to come and attack us. Antonio will be standing on Mings every second Villa are forward.

  15. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Which city to get?

    A) DSilva
    B) Mahrez

    Shipping Bruno

    1. Zenith UK
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      A for me

    2. Olesathewheeel
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      I'd get Mahrez

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      A

    4. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Thanks!

      For Bruno for free

      Or

      For Foden for -4 and keep Bruno?

  16. antoinehude
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Pope
    Alexander-Arnold / Doherty / Saiss
    Salah / De Bruyne / Bruno Fernandes / Martial
    Jimenez / Ings / Gabriel Jesus

    A) Sterling to Salah
    B) Sterling / 4.6 defender to De Bruyne / Doherty (-4)

    1. Zenith UK
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Your post has confused me. You're talking like you own Sterling but you don't?

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      A

  17. LordEllison
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Current FH team what we thinking lads?
    0.0 in the bank

    Pope, Martin
    TAA, Tark, Aurier, Williams, Simpson
    Salah, Sterling, Mahrez, DSilva, Guendouzi
    Greenwood, Kane, Ings,

  18. dandalf
    2 months, 28 days ago

    How about this for FH GW38? Leading my cash mini League by 30 points, my biggest opponent have’nt got any chips left.

    Pope,
    TAA, Tarkowski, Aurier,
    Salah, KDB, Sterling, Dilva, Bruno,
    Greenwood, Kane,

    Martin, Pieters, Nkethia, Williams,

    £0,0 itb.

    I could downgrade KDB to Mahrez to bulk up my bench a bit, but i don’ t know if it’s worth it. What do you think guys?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Bruno + Greenwood > Antonio + Ings.

      If you still can't afford, downgrade TAA. Ings for me is a priority this week.

      1. dandalf
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Good call, would really like Ings. But even if i know he got golden boot to play for, United got everything to play for. West Ham and Antonio is safe now and i think it could mean a little less hunger for the last game.

  19. YouReds
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Can this team defend a 35 point lead against FH?

    Pope
    Doherty Digne Egan
    Sterling(c) Mahrez Martial Bruno
    Vardy Jiménez Greenwood

    2FT - waiting on line up news, but a combo of Dilva/Kane/Auba Will be coming in.

  20. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Wonder if Bruno to Mahrez (-4) could pay off?

  21. Dynamic Duos
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Sterling, Salah or Kane for (c)?

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Sterling

    2. YouReds
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Sterling

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Sterling tbf

    4. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Kane

    5. Andrew
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Sterling

  22. mattwindmill
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    HELP!

    HELP!

    I have a 8 point lead in Mini league with this team -

    Martinez / McCarthy

    TAA / Gomez / Garcia / Taylor / Justin

    Fernandez / Son / Salah / Martial / Saka

    Auba / Greenwood / Ings

    Guy in second has -

    Martinez / Patricio

    TAA / Gomez / Coady / Tark / Bardsley

    Fernandez / Salah / Martial / KDB / Saka

    Giroud / Greenwood / Ings

    Not sure what to do!! Thinking Sterling for Salah? (guy in second might do that as he has to gamble?)

    Any other ideas??

  23. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    TAA costs so much but I'm afraid of another haul so what about this FH team:

    Reina
    TAA Bardsley Pieters
    Salah Mahrez Dilva Sterling(C)
    Kane Auba Greenwood

    1. BOATIES FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      looks good, can you stretch to Martinez in goal?

  24. RED_ARMY
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Who to keep:
    a) Bruno
    b) Martial

    1. BOATIES FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      B) Bruno looks shattered imho

  25. BOATIES FC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Kane or Jesus?

    I own KDB Son and Dilva. Ive also got no playing bench.
    I'm leaning Kane as guaranteed a start but Man City could go mad vs Norwich....

  26. Oooo Matron
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Would like Sterling in, but would mean ridiculous - 12.

    Any thoughts on bench & captain here?
    Pope
    TAA Aurier Pieters
    Mane Mahrez KDB Fernandes Foden
    Kane Wood

    Subs: Jiminez, Doherty, Lascelles

    1. abaalan
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      What would your -12 be? I'm contemplating a big hit too (below) - nothing really to play for stuck around the 120k mark and 3rd in my main league (and miles behind).

      1. Oooo Matron
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        I've already taken a - 4 so it would be another - 8 for something like Mane/Foden to Sterling/Trezeguet. It's very tight in my mini-league so wary of going overboard on hits.

        Norwich are bad, but don't actually seem to ship that many goals. Champions League on the horizon for City too...

        1. abaalan
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Wouldnt do it in your situation... Foden could get some points and you have Kane (who i would really like - pussied out of taking -8 for him last week annyoingly)

  27. Fernandito
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Think im down to 2 options now, what do u think?

    Patricio
    AWB TAA Doherty Taylor Simpson
    Sterling Salah Foden Bruno Pulisic
    Wood Vardy Greenwood

    Leading ML by 4 points, almost certain rival will take a hit

    A Doherty & Foden to D Silva & Burnley defender(-4) (rival has double Burnley)
    B Vardy & Bruno to Kane & D Silva (-4)

  28. abaalan
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Is this madness (taking -12) :D?

    TAA + Doherty + Soucek + Jimenez
    to
    Bardsley + fodder + D.Silva + Kane (triple Bur def!)

  29. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Son and VVD or Mahrez and Trent?

    1. Andrew
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      M and T

  30. Sharpify
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Anyone else thinking that Vardy is done for the season?

    He has a nice lead on goldenboot, and I reckon Leicester will spend a lot of time defending (with a poor defence).

    He's cheaper than Aubameyang though....

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      The contrary. Leicester need to win to get Champions League. They are guaranteed at least Europa so they will go for it. Vardy's stats are also surprisingly strong. I think he's a good sleeper pick for the week against a tired United team.

      1. Sharpify
        2 months, 28 days ago

        True, I'm just not sure he'll get loads of decent supply from the players behind him. Gone are the days of Mahrez playing him in on goal all the time.

        Although now tempted to put him in for Aubameyang as he's cheaper for my FH team 😉