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Manchester clubs return in Sky Sports Fantasy Football as City face Monday fixture

Another Gameweek in Sky Sports Fantasy Football is upon us and all eyes are on the two Manchester clubs, who play their first Premier League games of the campaign.

But it is worth recruiting the services of any of their players?

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.5m) is the most expensive midfield asset in the game and rather fittingly accrued more points than any other player in Sky last season.

Bruno Fernandes comes in at £10.9m and was in the points himself after signing for Manchester United, tallying 129 from his debut onwards (more than any other player from that point up until the end of the term).

Their percentage selections emphasise the above points, currently standing at 45.5% and 30.6% respectively. De Bruyne’s ownership is most probably higher due to the fact that Manchester City play their first game on Monday night against Wolves, with the only other fixture of choice that day being Aston Villa against Sheffield United.

This creates the perfect captaincy choice for this game day, and fear not if you do not currently have the Belgian in your side.

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One of the quirks of Sky Sports Fantasy Football is the fact that you can allow players to play on a particular day and rack up their points, before transferring them out for another player to perform the following day, allowing managers to maximise their points potential.

De Bruyne does provide the better option of the two, but even the likes of Marcus Rashford (£10.5m) or Antony Martial (£10.0m) could be tempting considering United’s first three fixtures before you are allowed to make unlimited changes in the Overhaul: Crystal Palace, Tottenham and Brighton.

Bringing one of these stars in does come at a cost. You must budget accordingly and it does mean that you may eat into your first of 40 transfers, which will remain at that number until the end of the campaign.

The Overhaul comes into play after Gameweek 4, so there is no need to panic or rush with your transfers just yet. In a short time, you can utilise as many as you like.

On the Lookout?

As you well know, it would be pretty impossible to fill your Sky Sports Fantasy Football XI with players from both Manchester City and Manchester United, but at least there are options emerging on the radar elsewhere.

Marcal – £6.3m

Marcal got off to a perfect start in a Wolves shirt, contributing to his side’s clean sheet in their 2-0 away victory at Sheffield United. As mentioned previously, you do not have to make any changes before the Overhaul, but the left-back does provide a decent captaincy option for the game on Monday night.

After the clash against Manchester City, Wolves face four winnable fixtures in West Ham, Fulham, Leeds and Newcastle, either side of the Overhaul period, proving a potential cheap pick at just £6.3m for both short and long-term planning. His price is by far the cheapest from any of the Wolves’ backline.

Jack Grealish – £8.5m

It has been quite the week for Jack Grealish. From earning his first England cap to signing a new five-year contract and scoring against Burton in the same day, Grealish was a surprise announcement to most Villa fans.

What this does give the capacity for him to do is really kick on, perfect for Fantasy Football managers. He will begin his Premier League season against Sheffield United, also on Monday evening, which could mean another captaincy choice may be needed to make.

Grealish scored on eight occasions and created six more goals for Aston Villa last season, which was invaluable to his side maintaining their Premier League status. Their fixtures are generous, particularly post-Overhaul, facing off against Leeds, Southampton, Arsenal, Brighton, West Ham and Newcastle.

Points could begin to flow in abundance for the Villa skipper.

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2,659 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Og
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Bruno Fernandes AKA blue steel

    1. n-doggg
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Got him in for a hit and it feels good

  2. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Full time FPL for me. Been sacked.

    1. Hect.OR 98th
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Sorry to hear that, mate.

    2. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Too much time on Fpl?

    3. TheBrazilianRonaldo
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Sorry to hear that. Keep looking for that next thing and stay positive

    4. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      You can now call yourself a pro

    5. Oi! Shadders!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Lol

    6. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Sorry to hear that

    7. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Thanks everyone

      1. Destroyer of teams
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Man up, not saying it in horrible way just gather your balls and sort your sh out. Nobody here can help you and most have never struggled as having the time to do this is a privilege

    8. Chandler Bing
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      It's all good mate. Time to grind again 🙂

  3. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Tempted to go against the grain and get Marcus Rashford

    1. TheBrazilianRonaldo
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Fans don’t call him gashford for nothing

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        No real fan calls him Gashfrod.. pathetic comment. We call him trashford

        1. TheBrazilianRonaldo
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Quite

    2. Destroyer of teams
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Well your 1st gameweek went well lol

  4. Amey
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    This article makes me worried. Not intending to get any of them 😆

    Raz & Tony it is !

    1. Vazza
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Why sterling over kdb? Due to the inevitable price fluctuations?

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Raz should be better IMO for next few GW's

    2. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Southampton not looking much better tonight

      1. Rinseboy
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Adams unlikely just then. Worried ill be saying this for weeks and never get rid

        1. Rinseboy
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          *unlucky

        2. TheBrazilianRonaldo
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 19 days ago

          I had him for first 6 gameweeks of last season and I can confirm I am finally out of therapy

      2. Vazza
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Ings is saving all his goals for the weekend when he faces Spurs.

          Similar to how Salah exploded against Leeds..

      3. Hect.OR 98th
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Any ideas? As an FPL veteran I'm genuinely stumped as to the best move (or not) this week. Got a war chest of £3m ITB.

        McCarthy Steer
        Vinagre TAA KWP Davies Mitchell
        Alli Auba Salah ASM Soucek
        Werner Wilson Davis

        Instinct says to hold and have 2FTs next week, but Alli looks a concern. Trouble is, not enough data to work with so any replacement would be a punt.

        1. SpeedyPro
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Alli to Bruno all day long for me

        2. Fiqz Fariss
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Alli > bruno / rashford perhaps?

        3. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Surely you kept 3.0 itb to make a transfer to Bruno or KDB right away. So that is what you should do or you basically wasted those 3m for the first 2 gw. If you were waiting for 2fts you should have spent all your money

          1. Hect.OR 98th
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Sort of. That was one possible move but I was able to get a reasonable team and hold that money back in case of injury/selection problems.

        4. Hect.OR 98th
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Cheers all

        5. JohnnyRev7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Hold. You spent weeks and weeks picking that squad. For a reason. Follow your instinct.

          One GW does not an FPL season make ~ Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

          I´m paraphrasing but hopefully you get the gist.

      4. keefyefc
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        M.Keane goal Siggy assist

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          DCL owners ..... 😛

      5. Hakaei lali
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        A )Digne + greenwood
        B )Rashford + mitchel

        Which one better !?

        1. n-doggg
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          See my fail post below

        2. Vazza
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Neither mate if I’m being honest.

            Mitchell and Greenwood are not going to be guaranteed starters for different reasons

          • Fiqz Fariss
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            A

        3. Rinseboy
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Brentford goal. Saints rubbish at the back

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Buys Alli*

            1. TheBrazilianRonaldo
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Captains son

          2. Fiqz Fariss
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            captain davies

        4. Slurpy
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Expecting a big performance from Spurs against Southampton

          1. n-doggg
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Nah. Mou has mentally crushed them as he does with all teams.

            1. Slurpy
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Anyone would look good against this Southampton defence

        5. FDMS All Starz
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Southampton losing to Brentford after Adams hits the post

        6. n-doggg
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          This week, B.

          With more data over next weeks, probably A

          1. n-doggg
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Fail.

            1. TheBrazilianRonaldo
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 19 days ago

              A for effort

          2. Amey
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            This can answer a lot of A or B tbh

            1. n-doggg
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Haha, true

          3. Vazza
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Haha!

          4. Daniel - Go Granville
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            I miss fpl games already. When is the hectic schedule starting?

            1. Amey
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              😆

              I'm exhausted from FPL & FPL content already mate !

          5. FDMS All Starz
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Watching this Southampton game, seems as if Ings plays behind Adams as a 10 when they lose the ball and joins him upfront when they push forward, not sure if that’s good for fpl

          6. Rinseboy
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Saints look a mess! nearly 2-0 down. Che Adams the only one that looks half decent

            1. Amey
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              LoL @ me for getting KWP

            2. Fiqz Fariss
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              and here we go 2-0!

          7. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Why the hype about Hamez? Don't see it myself, he played quite deep and was hardly in the box at all. Much rather own DCL

            1. Amey
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              He looks good.

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Yes but not fpl good compared to options..

                1. Amey
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  I'm talking about looks 😆

            2. Eat my goal!
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              I was about to ask - need to watch the highlights

            3. FDMS All Starz
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Same reason why I’m just monitoring, seems like he is likely to drop deep to pick up the ball and pick a pass to one of the attacking players, don’t really see him getting into the box or anything

          8. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            southampton all over the place

          9. GW1 Review
            BigManBakar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            The Review: GW 1

            Hi everyone, welcome to the latest edition of The Review. Presented below is my analysis of the Premier League action in GW 1 with a look ahead to GW 2:

            (Data taken from FFScout and FFHub with consent)


            1) I begin with the captaincy this week. For me, the debate is realistically between two players this week – Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Anthony Martial. Aubameyang is the safer option, who not only has the advantage in terms of being heavily favored by the odds this week, and also has the added benefit of being a midfielder so he gets the additional point per goal and clean sheet. Arsenal looked really impressive against Fulham and will now be up against a West Ham attack that had the highest xGc of all non-promoted teams this week. Further, Aubameyang is on penalties and no player recorded more big chances per game at home post restart than him.

            I really like Anthony Martial as a differential as well. I prefer him over Bruno this week, because of his home record (more on that later) and with less than 15% ownership he is a player very few will own. United were creating on average three big chances per game at home post restart, and will now be up against a Palace defence that were third from bottom for big chances conceded during the same spell. I can see United winning comfortably in this one.

            2) Mohamed Salah – hold or sell? Eight shots inside the box, four chances created and 21 penalty area touches is as good as it gets from a midfielder. In this form, I wouldn’t recommend selling him because I still think there’s every chance he matches someone like a Bruno Fernandes in the next couple of gameweeks. Selling Salah to upgrade elsewhere is a risk in itself because with no accumulated free transfers that means taking a hit to sell Salah, which has a high chance of backfiring.

            I would be more tempted to sell Salah however, if I was on a wildcard because that would have meant that I could have upgraded elsewhere easily. And I think that might be a smart strategy, because this is where the concept of VORP (value over replacement player) comes into play and if you are unlikely to captain Salah in the next four (che ARS avl eve) that ploy might be fruitful. His numbers home and away last season are given below:

            Salah at home v Salah away

            Mins per shot in the box: 26 v 27

            Mins per big chance: 83 v 119

            Mins per big chance created: 197 v 217

            As you can see Salah tends to get far better chances at home. Disclaimer: The away data I quoted is slightly skewed and inflated by Salah’s two big hauls away from home when Mane wasn’t in the team (We know Salah is a bigger threat when Mane isn’t around)

            This is why I don’t think there is a right or a wrong answer to this question here. In my opinion, whether or not to sell Salah is dependent on your team. On a wildcard, I’d sell. Otherwise, I wouldn’t.

            3) When is the best time to wildcard? I think the best time to wildcard is when the opportunity presents itself to gain ground on other FPL managers by jumping on a combination of explosive players who are low owned with good fixtures, or when your team is so out of shape that wildcard becomes your get out of jail card. I prefer the former approach, which is one of the reasons in my mind I had penciled in a wildcard for GW 3 because it maximizes upside.

            Funnily enough, I was discussing this at length with a close friend of mine last night where we had an interesting conversation on when was the best time to wildcard this season, and as to why GW 3 was a better option than GW 2 itself. So together we made a rough draft for GW 2, and it turned out to be so good that it had me thinking that this might be the week to jump on board. United/Everton/Wolves assets are proven and look so explosive for the next four to six weeks that you are left asking yourself as to what you are waiting for. Almost half the team I own right now is different to the one I came up with, so it got me thinking. Make a draft, compare it with your own team and your friends’ teams, and ask yourself the same question. Too many differentials there with upside for me to pass up.

            Is it worth waiting to see whether United will gel again post restart, or whether Everton’s performance is a one-off? The likes of Rashford/Martial/Bruno Fernandes and Rodriguez/Richarlison/Calvert Lewin all have supreme fixtures and minimal ownership (most with less than 15%) at the moment. I think it’s more wishful thinking than anything else expecting United attackers to start blanking all of a sudden (watch me eat my words later!) and I know under Ancelotti, when Everton really clicked they were third only to City and Liverpool for xG for a prolonged period between GW 20 and 28 last season. I think I agree with my friend when he says that the best time to catch a haul is now, before these players become highly owned because this is when the bulk of the damage can be done. Podence as a budget enabler has already convinced me, so as of now I’m leaning more towards pulling the trigger than waiting for GW 3. Lets see if I can stop my knees!

            4) This opinion might be controversial as Bruno Fernandes is this flavor of the GW on social media this week but I think Martial and Rashford might have more potential than him against Palace. I say that because Bruno tends to do better away in general. Here is how all three of them compare at home:

            Post restart at home:

            Martial vs Rashford vs Bruno

            Shots in the box: 9 v 6 v 1

            Big chances: 4 v 4 v 2

            Big chances created: 3 v 3 v 1

            FPL points per game: 13.25 v 5.75 v 6

            Bruno, meanwhile is a far more lethal asset away:

            Martial vs Rashford vs Bruno

            Shots in the box: 6 v 8 v 9

            Big chances: 2 v 3 v 6

            Big chances created: 0 v 2 v 1

            FPL points per game: 5 v 4 v 11

            5) What are the defences worth investing in? I think for those on wildcard investing in a United, Wolves or an Everton defender might be the way to go as fixtures for these three are extremely favorable. I think Saïss, Shaw and Coleman are the ones who offer best value here. Marcal was unusually defensive for a wing back, recording just seven touches in the final third vs Sheffield United so I would prefer Saïss for his goal threat.

            Lindelöf has negligible goal threat while Everton are being linked with Tomori so I’m not exactly certain on how secure Keane’s place is. Kenny will come in at some point for Coleman but for now, Coleman should be safe. Digne is the most explosive of these options but I have my doubts on whether he is worth the £1 million premium. His creativity numbers under Ancelotti are nothing to write home about. Wolves and Man United conceded the fewest big chances post restart, while Everton should tighten up with the solidity of Doucoure and Allan in front of the defence.

            6) Dele Alli – hold or sell? As I write this, news is coming in that Alli has been left out of the Spurs squad for the Europa League game. It’s been said that Alli has been told by Jose Mourinho to stay behind at the club’s Enfield headquarters. This is extremely bizarre, considering that Alli played just 45 mins so there was little need to rest him so it definitely means there is something wrong behind the scenes. I would advise owners to sell.
            For those planning to wildcard in GW 3, my pick for a one week punt would be Willian. Willian was Arsenal’s most advanced player vs Fulham on the average position maps and had the best expected goal involvement of all players in the league after Vardy and Salah this week. He will now be up against a West Ham side that looked all over the place versus Newcastle.

            Those looking for a long term asset should look at James Rodríguez whose five chances created by James Rodriguez was the highest among all players to have played this GW. I think it’s likely that he could be on penalties too, given that Sigurdsson isn’t first choice anymore and no one else in the Everton first team has a prolific record and history of taking them.

            7) In this section I’d like to talk about players who were popular picks but failed to haul in the first GW. First up are the Saints strikers, Che Adams and Danny Ings. Both had one big chance a piece but were unfortunate to be denied by Guaita. I would hold onto them, as the Spurs defence isn’t as watertight away than at home, so I’d expect Saints to score and if they do there’s every chance the Saints duo are involved.

            Kyle Walker Peters narrowly escaped a red card but what was encouraging to see for his owners was that he had the most touches in the opposition half of all defenders in the GW which bodes well in terms of potential attacking returns for those who have shown faith.

            I now move on to Timo Werner and Kai Havertz. I expected big things from home, but the returns weren’t great. Werner looked great on the eye test, stretching that Brighton defence and making runs in behind. His total of five shots inside the box was more than any other forward this week, which was encouraging to see. Havertz though was a different story. No shots and penalty area touches, combined with the fact that nearly ∼60% of his touches came in his own half spells worry for owners. I think he’ll be a better asset with the likes of Ziyech and Pulisic in the team, when he is playing more as a #10 which comes more naturally to him.

            8) Arsenal conceded just one shot inside the box against Fulham, having an exceptionally low xGc too. West Ham created no big chances against a Newcastle defence that were 3rd worst for big chances conceded away last season which suggests that another Arsenal clean sheet might be on the cards. Keeping in mind that Leeds kept the bulk of their clean sheets at Elland Road (their record of 13 home clean sheets was four better than what any other Championship club managed at home), another tough test awaits Fulham and Aleksandar Mitrović given that Fulham were 17th for away goals scored in the Championship last season.

            9) The Spurs-Everton game was a fascinating watch. Dominic Calvert Lewin scored but interestingly Richarlison outnumbered him for shots inside the box (5 v 2), penalty area touches (9 v 2) and big chances (2 v 0). I was surprised to notice that, considering that Richarlison’s numbers weren’t a patch on Calvert Lewin’s since Ancelotti joined last season. I wonder whether the signing of James Rodríguez has something to do with this, because all five chances that the Colombian created were for Richarlison.

            Ben Davies recorded 27 touches in the final third, which was higher than Matt Doherty's (20) and significantly higher than the average number of touches per game in the final third he registered under Mourinho last season (13). I’m not saying he’s a better option that Doherty but this makes me wonder if he has been a given greater license to attack this season. Doherty himself had a great chance to score from but was denied by Pickford. I think he will represent value at some point this season, even when priced at £6m. Son Heung Min and Harry Kane created a big chance each, but other than that had little impact.

            10) Liverpool defence and Sadio Mané – sell or hold? I wouldn’t write off the Liverpool defence after just one game. If it weren’t for Van Dijk’s nonchalance and some clinical finishing from Leeds, the outcome could have been different. On paper, three goals conceded at home to a newly promoted side looks horrible but when you consider that Leeds scored from each of their three shots in the box, that tells me that Liverpool were unfortunate to concede that many. Besides, with Robertson and Trent, there’s always a chance of an attacking return anyway. It was worth noting that Robertson again took five corners, which adds to his value as an explosive asset.

            I would personally sell Sadio Mané as I think better opportunities present themselves particularly when I look at United assets, their potential and their ownership. However, saving a transfer and holding onto Mané isn’t the worst idea either. He still had three shots in the box and created the most chances of all Liverpool players despite the fact that he wasn’t involved in any of the four goals that Liverpool scored.

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            Thank you for taking the time out to read and good luck for GW 2!

            1. Vazza
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Thanks pal. We really appreciate your insight on these matters.

              • Drip Doctor
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                People pay for the members area for these kind of statistics.

                1. IRBOX ⚽
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  It’s readily available information

              • Fiqz Fariss
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                what is your wildcard team would be for gw2 that is "so good"

              • waltzingmatildas
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Thanks for this!
                What's the gw2 wc looking like?

              • wheato
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Got me considering WC

              • Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                I like your write ups but this week was uncharacteristically 'opinion-based' and imo a bit biased compared to your normal neutral and stats based write ups (which I prefer). Still upvote for contributing!

                1. Sanchit
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  I agree! You can look at 10 stats and then quote the one which makes you glorify the player you actually want to glorify!
                  You can't compare big chances for some players and SiTB for others.

                  Similarly, comparing final third touches for defenders Vs creativity stats Vs xA vs Opposition touches.

              • Sid1891
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Great article
                Thanks

              • wulfranian
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                cheers

              • Ayew Holding Mee Cork
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Great work. I'm gonna look forward to this every week.

              • Greek Freak
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Those Bruno vs. Martial vs. Rashford home and away stats - is that because United got most of their penalties away by any chance? 😀

              • Sanchit
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Great Review! Thanks for the hard work.
                Why compare different metrics for different players though?
                Why check opposition half touches to see how attacking KWP was, when you're looking at final third touches for other dedenders.

                Another point I'd like to add is some things don't get captured by stats like the Son cross to Kane where he just missed to touch it)

              • Alchim1sT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                great work as always 😉

            2. Slurpy
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Oh dear oh dear saints defence at Sea

            3. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Southampton are garbage

              1. Rinseboy
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                defence is shite. Spurs to bounce back

              2. TheBrazilianRonaldo
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Written in the stars when most (including me) got McCarthy

            4. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Bruno is my captain. I have to recoup after that no Salah debacle. Auba captain won't bring upside at all.

              1. Bleh
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                It’s only GW2, play the long game (although Bruno cap could very much work)

              2. Sanchit
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Huge downside if Bruno blanks and Auba scores a brace.
                More than half the teams would cap Auba

                1. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  Also a huge upside if Fernandes hits a penalty, banger and assist for a 19 pointer while Auba scores one. I'm on Auba w/o Salah but just looking at the downside gets you nowhere.

                  1. Sanchit
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    OP looked at just the upside.
                    I am with you in looking at both the upside and the downside and then decide.

                    1. Daniel - Go Granville
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 18 days ago

                      cheers lads

            5. Tmel
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              a) Alli > Rashford
              b) Alli > Hamez
              c) Alli & Adams > Podence & Martial (-4)
              d) Alli & Adams > Trossard & Martial (-4)
              e) Alli & Adams > Bruno & Brewster (-4)
              f) Salah & Adams > Bruno & Martial (-4)

              1. Ramsays Raw Steak
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                A

              2. n-doggg
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                A

              3. Sanchit
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                B

            6. Ramsays Raw Steak
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              Mccarthy to west brom gk?

              Half time losing 2-0

              1. Weasel Boy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Son TC

              2. Vazza
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  It’s one game. I’m sure you would have greater issues in your team than having a Saints GK..

                • SHOWSTOPPERRR
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  For the fantasy team in EFL?

                • Bring back Rafa
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  I'd rather Martinez

              3. ThisPostsOnFire
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Anyone else having issues signing into FPL.

                Getting a response of 'unexpected error processing your request'

              4. manu4life99
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                A

                1. Ramsays Raw Steak
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  +1

              5. Weasel Boy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Son TC gw2 anyone?

                1. Hattrick Harry
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  I changed Son to Mahrez

              6. Flynny
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                When r people looking to wildcard?

                International break use a good option....

                Thanks

                1. Ramsays Raw Steak
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  Thanks

                2. ThisPostsOnFire
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  GW8

                  Big fixture swings e.g. Antonio & Wilson

                3. Joey Tribbiani
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    I might be the only one thinking like this, but I really dont like wildcarding on a 2 week break because I have to keep random players in my team for longer than normal. Maybe I'm weird

                    1. Joey Tribbiani
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        *keep random players in my for price rises, for longer

                  • Strchld
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Southampton what are u doing? Best XI and against Brentford.

                  • g40steve
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Digne on

                  • Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 19 days ago

                    Digne on after 23mins

                    1. Miguel Sanchez
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 19 days ago

                      Playing CB

                      1. The 12th Man
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 19 days ago

                        Branthwaite done his achilles.