Team Reveals

Fantasy Football Scout’s best FPL team reveals ahead of Gameweek 1 deadline

As Fantasy Premier League managers search for the best players and best combination of assets for Gameweek 1 of the 2020/21 season, we have collected our Team Reveals all in one place.

The clock is ticking down and everyone in the FPL community is desperate for some answers. Thankfully we have them in abundance.

Fantasy Football Scout will be running exclusive weekly Team Reveals on the site throughout the season (which you can ACCESS HERE), but as it’s the last day before the Gameweek 1 deadline we are publishing a bumper edition. 

We wanted to do something special, by sharing insights from a whole team of leading managers together in one place. Welcome to the best Gameweek 1 Team Reveals…

1. Lateriser12

Three-time top 200 finisher and India’s reigning champion, Lateriser12 is going without Salah, but how has he spread the funds? Premium Members can find out!

2. Simon March

Former FPL winner and four-time top 7k finisher Simon March is also going without Salah. Premium Members can find out why!

3. Darren Wiles

Currently sat third in the FFS Career Hall of Fame, Darren Wiles is going light up-front this season, but which mid-price forwards have taken his fancy?

4. Az

Co-host of the Scoutcast and FPL Black Box, Az has gone for a 4-3-3 formation in light of Blank Gameweek 1’s awkward nature.

5. Andy

With six top 20k finishes to his name, Andy Mears, our video manager, is eyeing up a Chelsea double-up for the start of 2020/21.

6. Zophar666

Recorded before Ziyech’s pre-season injury, this team reveal video from a seven-time top 10k finisher reveals a Chelsea double-up combined with lavish spending elsewhere.

7. Gianni Butticè

Author of Fantasy Premier League: Unlocking the Secrets to a Top 1% Finish, Gianni is going for the bold approach of a triple-up on Arsenal this season.

8. Karam

Karam has gone for the rather bold approach of tripling-up on Liverpool… in defence!

9. Sam Bonfeld

Fresh from a 3k-finish in 2019/20, Sam has somehow managed to get FOUR players priced £10.5m or higher into her team.

10. David Munday

Fantasy Football Scout editor David is toying with the inclusion of Harry Kane this season.

11. Neale Rigg

Fantasy Football Scout’s deputy editor Neale has considered going with a 4-4-2 formation to accommodate investment in Manchester United from the start.

12. Stephen Harrap

Meanwhile, the second-placed FFS Career Hall of Famer, Stephen Harrap has opted for a decidedly puzzling line-up (see what we did there?), choosing to semi-reveal his intended starting squad in cryptic crossword style.
The first person to correctly identify the squad in the comments will earn a Premium Membership (and our eternal admiration!)

GKs:

DJ could start a really hollow thought, and not finish, to get into him. (8)

He’s that cute! (6)

Defenders:

Is that the news of his arrival I hear? (6)

Thanks to Algeria’s opening man. (3)

He’s got the fish despite not ever angling. (7)

A spider’s home brew could be missing him? (8)

Sounds like he’s not going to pass, but I won’t give him an F! (6)

Midfielders:

He has, alas, a broken heart. (5)

He’s part of the direction to a religious king. (6)

Own a stats language on the top of zooming him. (7)

Two snakes, beginning outside, are around me, man. (8)

He likes a bite out of a sandwich between his two apples. (4)

Strikers:

He is a clown, or mistaken with a grand premier. (5)

They say he needs plates to go from left to wright. (6)

He performs headlessly; a cat painting half a funeral. (4-2-7)

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6,686 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Any news on Traore? Very keen on playing Buur instead of Mitchell as a placeholder for Taylor!

    1. Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I am the exact same. Although City GW2 isn't ideal for Wolves.

      1. Gabbiadini
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I'm also not sure when I'd field Burr.
        Because I am on TAA | Vinagre | Lewis for GW1

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          You think Lewis starts GW1?

          1. Gabbiadini
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I do, yes.

          2. Gabbiadini
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I am tempted though to go Lewis to Taylor and play Burr and if he isn't named then I will get Mitchell.

            1. Gabbiadini
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              although I'm not convinced I need Taylor until GW4.

        2. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Is lewis nailed? Ritchie might snatch his minutes?
          I am confused between him n lascelles.. I like him although

          1. Gabbiadini
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Lewis should play for mine.

    2. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Doubt he plays much

  2. norab
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Hey lads, whats the site again that tells you ownership % of certain combos of players and how many pts your team is behind top 100, etc.

    Thanks

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

      livefpl

      Obviously no stats until after deadline or even GW1 when top 10K is formed.

      1. norab
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        TA TM

  3. Pomp and Circumstance
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    if choosing one of Mitro or Adams--which one would you choose?

    1. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I got both atm, but of the two........Adams, just.

    2. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Adams

  4. The Dance
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Hmmmm, Wilson has me thinking now.

    Wilson or Mitrovic fellas?

    Cheers 😉

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Wilson

      1. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Thanks PR!

    2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Still mitro

      1. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Cheers Nabil, have decided to stick with Mitro after all anyway now, didn’t realise Wilson was 0.5 more, not worth that i guess to start with.

        1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Yeah that 0.5 surely make a difference..if only 1 GW then maybe Wilson a better shot

          1. The Dance
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            It really does, especially for future moves planned etc.
            I’m gonna leave it between Adams and Mitro to battle it out for who goes for Martial GW 3, or even GW 2 for that matter haha

  5. Pomp and Circumstance
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    key question--what is the best site for keeping track of possible price changes?

      1. All about the galacticos
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        is there any chance martial and bruno rise before they've even kicked a ball?

        1. Messiah Hazard
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          More likely they might drop when casuals realize they did not play GW1 🙂

          1. All about the galacticos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            but casuals will find error of ways, and keep hold. But can see many doing salah>bruno, ings>marrtial

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

          Of course.

          1. All about the galacticos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            damn, would have thought at start of season there'd be a lock on utd and city players (and burnley etc)
            makes gw2 wildcard more of a no-brainer?

  6. Better luck next year
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Gtg?

    McCarthy
    TAA VVD Holding
    Auba (C) Salah Son ASM
    Mitro Werner Adams

    Nyland Justin Mitchell Bissouma
    .

    1. Totti
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      VVD-> davies

  7. nerd_is_the_werd
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Assuming a player plays zero minutes per match, will the price drop?
    Or....
    Is it more likely to drop if they play 5 minutes and score 1pt per game?

    Looking to buy a cheap 4.5 midfield/striker without drop in value.

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

      10% of owners need to sell outside WC's.

  8. Totti
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    last part in the puzzle 🙂

    A) steer
    B) button

    1. Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      not nyland?

      1. Totti
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        people said that steer is the main GK just in case villa wouldn't sign martinez

  9. Gabbiadini
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    I have 0.5 ITB to complete my trades of.
    - Salah to Fernandes
    - Auba to KDB
    - Wilson to Martial
    Do I...
    A)
    - Field one of Mitchell vs Man Utd, Vinagre &/ Burr vs City as my 3rd defender in GW2 (other defenders TAA & Lewis)
    - Get Martial in GW3 for Brighton
    B)
    - Get a 4.5 defender with a good GW2 fixture
    - As a result, can't get Martial until GW4 vs Tottenham

    *Both options will have a -4 hit*

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A

  10. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Is there any issue with getting Bardsley over Taylor?

    Everyone is going with Taylor and no one with Bardsley! Any particular reason?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Lowton. Though I'm not sure Taylor being first choice either.

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Cheers Holmes

  11. davies
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    All set?

    (1.0 ITB)
    McCarthy
    TAA Davies Vinagre
    Salah (c) Auba Alli ASM Soucek
    Werner Ings

    Steer Brewster Ferguson Taylor

    Cheers - good luck all!

  12. PogBruno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Any update on Soucek's availability?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Fit and ready to boom

      1. PogBruno
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Thank you BOOM

    2. Ojpsan1
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      He is available for selection

      "David Moyes says that Tomas Soucek is "back and all fine" after having to self-isolate while on duty with the Czech Republic"

    3. Winston.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      33% anytime scoring odds GW1...

  13. Better luck next year
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Naaah

  14. Ojpsan1
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    A) Soucek and Wilson

    B) Adams and ASM

    1. germanyozil10
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      B

    2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A

    3. Jude Rooney
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      B

  15. germanyozil10
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    McCarthy
    TAA Gomez Vinagre Justin (4,0)
    Salah Auba Son JWP (4.5)
    Werner Wilson (4.5)

    1.5ITB

    G2G?

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Will Vinagre play? What about Marcal? Don't rate Wilson. Glad he didn't sign for Villa. Too many good forwards around 6-7 million not to have 3

      1. germanyozil10
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Adams is better than him?

    2. Jude Rooney
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Gtg

    3. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      If the 4.5m forward is Davis can tell you now he won't be in starting XI

  16. FPL ElasticO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Who should you bench??

    A. Justin
    B. KWP

    1. germanyozil10
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      B

    2. Jude Rooney
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Play both

  17. SpagBol
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    I'm so stuck!!!

    Which option and why?

    A) Salah + Alli + Vinagre
    OR
    B) Son + Havertz + Robbo

    p.s already have TAA

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A

    2. Rust Cohle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I like B long-term.

    3. Francescoli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A

  18. Winston.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Davies or Dier? Is Dier more nailed ?
    I like their fixtures, but 5.0 defender with no attacking threat at all makes me think are there other alternatives...(I’ve got Saiss, TAA, Justin, Taylor...)

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I'm on Dier..bonus magnet and goes up for corners

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Plus there’s always a chance one of his shots takes a massive deflection and goes on target.

  19. Jude Rooney
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Ryan and KWP or McCarthy and Vinagre?

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Ryan and Vinny

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

      Depends how often you'd rely on Vinagre.

      1. Jude Rooney
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Rotate with Justin

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

          Wouldn't want to be rely on either past GW3. Both could be bench by then.

    3. Gabbiadini
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      B

  20. GRPunk
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Doherty and Havertz

    Or

    Davies and Bruno

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      This is hard.. maybe top one

    2. Logic
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      First one

    3. Rust Cohle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A

    4. GRPunk
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Would Dier instead of Davies change your opinion?

  21. Logic
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Digne & Son vs Alli & Robertson

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Alli Robbo if no TAA

      1. GRPunk
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Agreed

      2. Logic
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Have trent already

        1. GRPunk
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          In that case, I like Son over Alli

  22. patricio33
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Pick one:

    A. VVD - Adams
    B. Justin/Vinagre/KWP - Ings

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Vinny ings but a Leeds defender to cover in gw2

  23. Francescoli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    How sure are we that Holding and Saliba will start? Considering the double up with those first two fixtures. Also considering downgrading TAA to Robertson so that I can upgrade one of them to Maitland-Niles

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Holding yes probably both. Who else they got with injuries?

      1. Francescoli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        The teams section on this site predicts both Holding and Saliba in a back three with Maitland Niles as a wingback. I’m keen to play percentages as only have Mitchell and Bissouma as cover (Martial on the bench).

    2. Logic
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Could be Saliba, Holding and Gabriel

    3. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I'm not sure.. hence avoiding our D. Might consider Tierney though

      1. Logic
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Ya. Will be excellent long term

  24. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    GTG?

    McCarthy
    TAA Robbo Justin
    Salah(C) Auba Havertz Alli
    DCL Wilson Adams

    Button Mitchell Bissouma Ferguson

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yep

    2. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Nothing bench

    3. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Donkey?

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        And Che? Viva la revalucion!

    4. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Attack too punty, rest is good .
      Rather a big hitter there. I might be wrong

  25. jamesjoseph2770
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Which is better guys?
    A. Ings+Mitro+Bissouma
    B. Adams+Havertz+Davis

    1. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I’d say A, but B offers that little more flexibility in more positions i guess. I’d say A for now

  26. 420king
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    RMT please:

    Ryan
    TAA, Doherty, Justin, KWP
    Auba, Salah, Son, ASM
    Werner, Adams
    (Walton, Taylor, Burke, Brewster)
    1.5 ITB

    Feels like this defense is not good enough to play 4-4-2. Maybe go for McCarthy and replace KWP with someone else?

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Def is fine, Not an Adams fan

      1. 420king
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I don't think the defense it's fine since I don't want to start either KWP or Taylor next week

    2. Jude Rooney
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I've got Ryan and KWP but considering McCarthy and Vinagre

      1. 420king
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I had Vinagre but changed my mind. Would need something else. Keen on McCarthy tho.

  27. The Suspended One
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Something different

    Ryan (Walton)
    TAA Davies KWP (Taylor Mitchell)
    Salah Auba Pulisic Foden (Soucek)
    Werner Mitro Wilson

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Other than Foden and Pulisic, it looks standard 😉

      Good team though, don't like Ryan but that's personal choice

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I’ll take my 140 from 4.5 personally, upside with Brighton at the back this year .

        I like Ramsdale, just can’t own them all

      2. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Not many teams with puli or foden tho, have to admit...

  28. PogBruno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Why can't I view the propundits teams - when I click on the respective links its taking me to a stats page in members area and no teams can be seen there.

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      You have to view articles or videos one by one

      Most are dated info

  29. Dthinger
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    just read Martinez is not in Arsenal squad for fulham. Anyone know if that's real?

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yes set for Villa

    2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yeah. He's moving to another club.

    3. Logic
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      He is being sold. Won't play today

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

      Villa & Brighton interested in buying/loaning if out of squad.

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        That Brighton report screams leverage to drive price.. can’t see them covering 20m and 100k wk

    5. Dthinger
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Okay, great! So its safe to select Leno!

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Absolutely

      2. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Expect the fixtures

  30. germanyozil10
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    A) 4.5 def + Wilson
    B) Davies + Mitrovic