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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  1. T.Henry14
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Two very good GW for me, FH36 & now 37, BUT I haven't Sterling or Mahrez or Dilva from City, and haven't Kane & Auba. I'm stuck with 3 UTD players, Mane, Vardy.. My defense is strong but mids and forwards could be with better fixtures.

    Only 1 FT & 1.5 ITB

    - Really want Kane because He is rested (6 days between games), play 90 mins, Spurs must win, Palace in bad form, penalties..

    - And I think, I must have another City asset, but who? Sterling or Dilva? If Sterling than selling Mane, if Dilva then selling Bruno.

    So:

    A) Vardy + Mane ----> Kane + Sterling with -4
    B) Vardy + Bruno ----> Kane + Dilva with -4

    or with 1 FT

    C) Vardy ---> Kane, only KDB for City cover
    D) Mane ---> Sterling, without Kane
    E) Bruno ---> Dilva

    my team:

    patricio
    taa, aurier, tarkowski (doherty)
    kdb, mane, bruno, martial
    ings, vardy, greenwood

    1. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      A

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I’d want Sterling Captain so A from those but it would be hard to sell Mané for a hit. B looks decent too. C is probably the dullard pick

    3. Better off with a pin and a…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      If I could get Sterling and Kane for just -4 I'd bite your hand off for it. A.

  2. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Morning! 🙂 Which of these players would worry you this GW? Got two 28 and 29 point leads in mini leagues and I’m on FH. One has TC.

    Doherty
    Bruno
    KDB
    Puli
    Jim
    Greenwood
    Ings

    1. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Prob Doherty.. Only cause there's a good chance Chelsea score. Although there's a chance he could get attacking returns, I feel there's more upside in the other options

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        More upside in the other options? Sorry perhaps my question was poorly worded. What I am asking is which players should I potentially block and get in FH

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Worry you not owning is what I meant

        1. Barnes Owl
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Ah sorry. Prob KDB! could haul against Norwich

    2. Better off with a pin and a…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Ings. Possibly Puli after the way he looked last night. The rest may all get something, but meh.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        What about KDB?

  3. fylde2022
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    I'm chasing a 6 pt lead.
    Should I bring in KDB for a 4 or hit?

    Patricio
    TAA Doherty Mings
    Dilva Sterling(C) Martial Pulisic Antonio
    Aubameyang Rashford

    Leno Egan Basham Nketiah

    1. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      For who? What was your first trade?

      1. fylde2022
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Good question.
        I shipped Bruno out for Sterling for free.

    2. Better off with a pin and a…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I'd say no. All your mids could do well. If you really want to take a -4 I'd prefer Rash->Ings, maybe, but not necessary IMO.

      1. Barnes Owl
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Agree here although if you absolutely have to get KDB in, it would have to be for either Martial or Antonio. Tough decision! It could be a massacre and KDB could haul

    3. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Stick. You don't want to give him a 10pt headstart.

    4. Plonatron
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 29 days ago

      KDB might even be rested .... Too much of a risk for a -4

  4. eamonhegg
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    3.2k OR!! Bottomed

    Cash league Im 2nd and 6 points behind. But 50 points clear of 3rd. Rival has bench boost

    Question > In the money but obviously want first, i have my FH and wanting to go totally opposite of rival sitting first.

    A - Stick with current team which are similar and hope (C) is good enough
    B - Go opposite with the likes of stirling / kane / Auba etc... No united or salah or ings
    C - put my head in the sand

    1. jason_ni
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Shouldn't need complete opposite, couple of good differentials, Sterling is a must, but he will likely get him in I'd suspect!

      1. eamonhegg
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Dont think he will. Would have to take a hit to do so. Im going Stirling C so really hope not

    2. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      You need a some big scorers to compensate fpr his BB - I'd certainly go B

    3. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Tough one, you'll be hurting if you leave it and the C doesn't pay off. Maybe just go for it and bring in Sterling for his hatrick 😉

    4. eamonhegg
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Team

      Martinez
      Pieters / Pieters / Lamptey
      Stirling (C) / Mane / KDB / Richarlson / D Silva
      KAne / Auba

      1. Kudo Warrior
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        FH changes to:

        Pope
        Pieters / Pieters / TAA
        Sterling (C) / Mane / KDB / Pulisic OR Martial / D Silva
        Kane / Greenwood

        1. Kudo Warrior
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Burnly, Chelsea, Spurs and UTD have something to fight for so will go all out. Arsenal and Everton have nothing to fight for.

      2. eamonhegg
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        This is watch i was considering to change too

    5. Kudo Warrior
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      6 points is basically a clean sheet, no need to go polar opposite. Paste your team and we can give small tweaks that'll better help.

      1. eamonhegg
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Already made a good few changes but this is where im currently at

        Martinez
        TAA / Digne / Pieters
        Stirling / Mane / KDB / Son / D Silva
        Auba / Greenwood

        3.9/Nkieta/LampetyThomas

        1. Kudo Warrior
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          I would defo have Kane over Auba.

          And why Digne? Everton are so weak at the moment.

  5. jason_ni
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Flip - so cash ML, top 3 payout, 1st is long clear, I am 3rd.

    Points this week (and total)
    2nd) 39 (2213)
    3rd) 75 (2213)
    4th) 92 (2212)

    Couldn't be any closer, 2nd and 4th both have TC to play, I have FH, going down to the wire, will have to nail the FH!

    Annoyingly, was well clear of 4th but captain picks have screwed me, 4th has for 101 in last 4 gws from his capt, I have got 24 points in last 4gws!

    1. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Good luck with the FH! Nervous times lol. Who you captaining this week so I know to avoid lol

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

        haha - i'd say it will either be Sterling or Kane most likely!

  6. Vlad Tepes
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    What Combo do you rather pick.

    A) Pope, Tarkow, Fernandez

    B) Martinez, Pieters/Bard, Auba

    Leaning towards B because more of a differential in my ML and Im behind

    1. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I think B has more upside with Auba but feel Watford could easily score and Pope could also haul. Do you have 0.5m to get Pope and Auba?

    2. Zenith UK
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      B

  7. Kudo Warrior
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Keep Salah or swap for Pulisic/Martial?

    Both have champions league to fight for over a pipe dream golden boot for Salah...

    Already have TAA, Greenwood, Bruno from their respective teams.

    1. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      If it was me i would keep Salah for sure.

      1. Kudo Warrior
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Did you see him last night? He was getting into all the right spots but couldn't finish to save his life! Same story the last few games...it's getting frustrating!

  8. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Leicester have only conceded more than 1 goal on three occasions in their last 25 premier league home matches

    1. HurriKane
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      They conceded 8 goals in last 3. And they are missing 3 key starting defs. And they are relying on 36 year old Morgan, 30 year old Bennet and 2 inexperienced youngsters in Justin and Thomas.. And they face best front 3 in Europe in terms of combined goals scored

      Your point is? 😉

      1. Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Best front 3 in Europe are tired and lack service. It's hard to call unfortunately.

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

        This is very fair.

        However, United are also operating on 3 fewer rest days and their recent performances have looked very tired.

      3. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Well if we are only taking into account very recent form then the Man U attacking assets have been absolutely terrible

    2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      No Chilwell, No Pereira, No Soyboy = No cleansheet

      1. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        I dont think they will keep a clean sheet but dont think they are likely to get battered by an out of form, tired Utd away side

    3. Werner Brothers
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Lei also has injuries & suspension in their defense.
      But with a fatigue MUN who knows... Maybe 0-1 or 1-2 losing

    4. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      They've also conceded 3+ goals in the last 2 of out of 3 games. I think that's a more relevant stat to look at considering they are missing 3 of their 1st team defenders.

  9. HurriKane
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Tough one. Which option do you prefer?

    A) Sterling(C) Wood
    B) Bruno Jesus

    Martinez
    TAA Doherty Pieters
    Salah KDB Martial Son ________
    ________ Greenwood

    Button Connoly Lamptey Lascelles

    (Option B means Salah/KDB captain)

    1. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      A

    2. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      A. Bruno looks shot.

  10. eamonhegg
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    FINAL FH!

    Martinez
    Pieters / Pieters / Lamptey
    Stirling (C) / Mane / KDB / Richarlson / D Silva
    KAne / Auba

    1. Ady87
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Double Pieters looks solid.

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Not enough Pieters 🙂

    3. Barnes Owl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I'd go triple Pieters

    4. eamonhegg
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Martinez
      Pieters / Pieters / Pieters
      Stirling (C) / Mane / KDB / Richarlson / D Silva
      KAne / Auba

      Give the people what they want

    5. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Loving all the Pieters comments!

      1. Jon Walter's Hatty
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        They will soon peter out...

  11. popcoin
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    26 points behind ML leader, who has Kdb/Salah/Martial/Bruno.

    Yes or No:

    KdB -> Sterling (TC)
    Bruno -> Dilva
    Rashford -> Kane
    Alonso -> Branthwaite

    -12

    1. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      no not worth -12.

    2. TONY123
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Only the first two moves

      1. TONY123
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Kane is not worth a -8 if you're not even capping him.

      2. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        This

    3. fylde2022
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Eh? No way.
      You're chasing 26pts. Giving 12 pts away is a forfeit.
      Even a 4pt hit is a bit much.

    4. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Bruno to Silva and TC him

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

      Thanks all - sanity restored and a flurry of hits avoided.
      Also thinking just Martial & Bruno -> Dilva & Mahrez, unless Sterling is essential

  12. Ady87
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    32 behind 1st and 12 behind 2nd in ML. They’re out of chips and I’ve got Bench Boost. I was 27 ahead of them for GW37 until Liverpool played!

    Pope (Martinez)
    Tark Digne Saiss (Aurier Maguire)
    Pulisic Sterling KDB Son Bruno
    Ings Greenwood (Jimi)

    Am I good to go? No money or FTs. Had 23 on the bench this week so bit gutted I didn’t use it!

    1. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      i think you are set

    2. TONY123
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Looks great, good luck

  13. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Time to start drafting my squad for 2020-21 yeh?
    So I recall strong arguments pre-season about goalkeepers. One premium and a Button, or cycle two cheapies.
    Looking at the almost-completed points table I note that none of the top 5 keepers are premiums, and the highest-placed is ..... chocolate-fingers De Gea! Ederson, Alisson, Kepa, Lloris, Leno are all further behind. Yes I know -- injuries, but my point is if we'd started with a season-keeping premium goalkeeper, we'd have been in error.

    So let's turn to cycling a pair of cheapies, or being brave and spending 8.5 on our keepers in our GW1 squad. What I note here is that before the season began, pretty much none of the advocates were arguing for our season leaders - Pope and Henderson. I think Heaton, Fabianski, Ryan, McCarthy and Boruc or Begovic were tipped.

    I think my point is - everyone was wrong!!! 🙂

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Lloris next season. Probably will be priced cheaper

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Prob should be, but I suspect FPL Towers will see Spuds as an elite team that finished the season strongly. I'd guess he's stick at 5.5m

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          That'd be odd. DeBruyne was priced cheaper when he was out last year. I think he Lloris should be 5 mil.

      2. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Unless we sign a DM, I wouldn't touch our defence.

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Lloris gets a lot of save points and sometimes bonus too.

    2. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Pope is FPL royalty. I rotated him with Heaton and got LESS points out of it. Set and forget next season unless Burnley start with a tough set of fixtures, because I usually WC early

      1. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        This. Pope is going to be inked in if he's 5.5 or less. I'll only have to think if they bump him to 6.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Yeh, he won't be 6m. It'll be 5 or 5.5. At 5m it's a no-brainer for me. 5.5 and I'd have to look at opening fixtures.

          I'll not get a Sheff Utd keeper though. Blades will suffer the Europa curse that did for Burnley 2 seasons ago. What makes Pope extra valuable is no Euro distractions.

    3. suddenorgan
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      If you do it on points per minute it's actually Lloris on top which is interesting.

      Nobody really expected Sheff Utd to be quite as good as they have been, there would have been more people on Henderson if Lundstram hadn't proved so popular.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Right, but I'm talking about pre-season decisions, before we know about form or injuries.

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

      Along with Heaton, Pope was the most popular 4.5 option. I don't think anyone serious was considering Boruc or Begovic, Ramsdale and Travers were the keepers who played in pre-season.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Pope got off to a slow start, only 3 cleanies in the first 11 GWs. IIRC Heaton and Ryan were the most popular on this forum.

  14. maclrc
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    TC

    A) Salah
    B) KdB
    C) D Silva

    Last decision of the season...

    1. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Go with a bang on DSilva

    2. Ady87
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Salah probably. Should have scored 6 the last couple of weeks.

  15. Bobby_Baggio
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Morning All. 2FT and 0.3m ITB. I really cant see how to squeeze Sterling in as i really want Kane to (TC). So thoughts on these moves:

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

    (3.9m) - Saka - Holgate - Lascelles

    Mane + Jimi >>>> DSilva + Kane(TC)

  16. James2201
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Currently top of my mini league by 17 points. Me and my rival have the same midfield.

    I want sterling this weekend, but would mean I take him out for either salah or KDB is it worth it?

    1. Andrew
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I think KDB>Sterling if you have a FT

      1. James2201
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        I do have a free transfer so can do it. I just hate pep rotation roulette.

        1. James2201
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          I have just looked. I am actually 0.1 short of doing straight swap. I could do it for salah.

          Or take either Martial or Bruno to David Silva and then do KDB to Sterling. Im just putting a lot of faith in pep then

          1. Andrew
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Yep Pep roulette is stressful, maybe wait as late as you can, we might get some leaked team news on Sunday

            1. James2201
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              I will. Are there any particular sources that are reliable for early team news to follow

  17. The Senate
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    What order to put these in?
    1) Egan (sou)
    2) Stephens (SHU)
    3) Lamptey (bur)

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      3 2 1

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Sorry 2 3 1

    2. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      3
      1
      2

      Bur v Bri will be 0-0

  18. Andrew
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    After watching United last night I'm really struggling on which United player(s) to have in my FH GW38 team. Bruno look shot to pieces to me, Rashford isn't looking particularly dangerous, so probably Martial or Greenwood. Thoughts guys?

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I'm going with none. Greenwood only but he's on bench

    2. Kudo Warrior
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Agreed. BUT they have 3 full days to recover. I think that should be enough for them all to get near to 100%

      I'm going with Bruno, Greenwood and may bring in Martial.

    3. ElliotJHP
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I've been altering between the two but I might just lay United altogether now.

      It is obviously a risk but could pay off

    4. Kannbury
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Greenwood, Williams, cheap bench options!

      • Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        none. zero. maybe greenwood at a push.

      • Big Hippo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Same thoughts here. I'm probably going Greenwood & then Mahrez over Martial

      • Mingo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        I've picked up Martial & Williams to add to Greenwood for my FH. Dropped Rashford & Bruno.

    5. Kannbury
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Final line up FH
        (Until I decide to change it again!)

        Martinez
        Pieters Diop Branth ( Lamptey Williams )
        Salah, Antonio, D.Silva, Mahrez, Sterling
        Auba, Ings ( Greenwood )

        0.2 left, any obvious change?

        1. TONY123
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Prefer Kane ahead of Auba. Not sure on Diop either, WHU have nothing to play for now and Villa are fighting for survival.

          1. TONY123
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Diop could be Bardsley for example. Burnley are a defensive force.

            1. Kannbury
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Sounds good, thanks 🙂

        2. camarozz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Only 36 pts separates 1st frm 4th in my ML.

          I'm 4th. Me and guy in 1st have our FH they others no chips. I'm damned if I know wat approach to take.

          1. Mingo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Sounds simple but pick the players you thing will score most points this week. You can't second guess 3 other players.

            Players with the best form are Pope, Tarko, Robertson, TAA, Marital, Sterling, Antonio, Bruno, Greenwood, Kane, Ings.

            Get as many as you can into your side and hope for the best!

            1. camarozz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Have 5 of them already so best keep them I guess.

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

                Good luck in your ML

        3. fuzzymike
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Who you think is the best 5 mids for final week??

          1. EgyptianKing
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Dilva Mahrez Sterling Mane Antonio?

          2. ElliotJHP
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Silva KDB Sterling Salah Mane

          3. drughi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Silva Sterling Salah Antonio Pulisic/Martial

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

            Sterling, Dilva, Mane, Martial, Antonio. That's what I'm going with. Maybe Mahrez instead of Antonio depending on the rest of the team.

          5. LAMELA_AND_CONSUELA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            KdB, Sterling,Dilva, Martial (or Son) Salah

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

            still a lot of love for Salah... Dilva & Sterling seem essential.
            I'd need to ditch Salah or KDB to get Sterling...
            Gonna be a tough team pick this week.

        4. EgyptianKing
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Pope
          Bardsley, Boly, Robo
          KDB, Raz, Mane, Martial, Bruno
          Greenwood, Jesus

          KDB to DSilva? Mahrez?

        5. seanmcging
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Do I leave Mahrez & KDB in or replace with Sterling & Silva -4? If I leave as is it would just be a move for a Burnley defender....

        6. Gabhini Gupini
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          I am 28 points ahead of my rival. I have my FH left which he has already played. Should I make my squad similar to him to protect my lead or make my own team. Kindly advice.

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

            Similar, especially on the big hitters. Leaves them relying on differentials hauling to catch you.

            Do they have any chips left?

        7. eamonhegg
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Son adequate over for spurs or worth a double up

          1. eamonhegg
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            **Cover

        8. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Pulisic or martial on FH

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            neither

            1. Christina.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              maybe puli

          2. TONY123
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Martial edges it for me because Leicester are missing a lot of defenders and Wolves have been great defensively.

        9. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Could wolves and chelsea be goalfest? Both will want to win to secure Europe

          1. Kudo Warrior
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Wolves will likley play a compact game and strike on the counter. Will be a tough game for Chelsea I think.

            My heart says to bring in Puli but my head tells me Wolves will stand strong.

        10. dontyouknowimloko
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Can’t decide whether to drop Bruno for Antonio or just go both with 5 mids.

          Other mids would be Salah, Sterling, Dilva.

          If it’s 5 then what would you say Is the best front 2? Money (almost) no issue.

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

            Kane Auba

        11. Arf F.C
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Routine free kick? C'mon now

        12. Pringle
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Good morning all. Really happy about this FH team. Thoughts?

          Pope 3.9
          TAA Tark Diop Williams Brantwait
          Sterling Dilva Mahrez Salah 4.1
          Kane Greenwood Ings