Scout Notes

The best Everton players to sign as Calvert-Lewin posts big FPL points haul

Everton 5-2 West Brom

  • Goals: Dominic Calvert-Lewin x3 (£7.1m), James Rodríguez (£7.5m), Michael Keane (£5.0m) | Grady Diangana (£5.5m), Matheus Pereira (£6.0m)
  • Assists: Richarlison x3 (£8.0m), Rodriguez | M Pereira
  • Red cards: Kieran Gibbs (£4.5m)
  • Bonus Points: Calvert-Lewin x3, Rodríguez x2, Richarlison x1

Fantasy Premier League managers who jumped onto the Everton bandwagon early were richly rewarded with a goalfest at Goodison Park.

But it was largely only those who invested in the attacking assets who enjoyed watching a 5-2 win over West Bromwich Albion, which featured some clinical finishing, as well as questionable defending from both sides.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.1m) was the match’s top-scoring player, registering his first career hat-trick and taking his goal-tally for the season to four in two matches.

The Englishman appears to have finally picked up where he left off pre-lockdown. After a disappointing run of performances during Project Restart, Calvert-Lewin has put in two shot-laden displays reminiscent of Carlo Ancelotti’s early days at Everton.

“(Ancelotti) is on me every day for one-touch finishes and being in the right area of the pitch to find the back of the net. It’s nice that what we’re working on in training is coming off in matches.” – Dominic Calvert-Lewin

The mid-priced forward stalked the six-yard box like a true poacher all afternoon, getting just rewards for his presence in that area of the pitch.

The first goal came as Calvert-Lewin pounced on a loose ball after a defensive header, back-heeling it over the line. Then he slid in at the back-post to help Richarlison‘s (£8.0m) effort from a tight angle into the net. And he leapt highest to connect with a James Rodríguez (£7.5m) cross just after the hour-mark, turning it in with his back.

It could have been an even more memorable afternoon for Calvert-Lewin, as he missed an easy chance in the early exchanges, nodding a Rodríguez corner wide at the far post.

There will be those that point to Kieran Gibbs‘ (£4.5m) red card in first-half stoppage time as a key reason for Everton’s domination of this fixture and Calvert-Lewin’s 17-point haul. However, it must be said that West Bromwich Albion were guilty of poor defending across the entire fixture, not just after going down to 10 men. At the very least, that is good news for Chelsea attackers in Gameweek 3, while Southampton host the Baggies in Gameweek 4.

When Calvert-Lewin was showing this kind of form at the start of the calendar year, he was close to becoming fixture-proof, so considering the appealing nature of the upcoming fixtures, there is sure to be more to come.

Calvert-Lewin faces Crystal Palace (away), Brighton (home), Liverpool (home) and Southampton (away) between now and Gameweek 6, fixtures which are sure to encourage investment.

Fantasy managers may want to keep an eye on Ancelotti’s subsequent press conferences in the next week though, just to be safe. With the game tied up at 5-2, Calvert-Lewin was replaced by Alex Iwobi (£6.0m) in the 71st minute and sat down with an ice-pack on his hamstring. The player himself did report that all was fine after the full-time whistle, while his manager did not touch on the subject.

“Yeah absolutely, my hamstring’s fine.” – Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Calvert-Lewin’s 17-point haul is likely to overshadow impressive performances elsewhere in Everton team, which Fantasy managers should certainly make themselves aware of.

Despite not getting onto the scoresheet for the second match in a row, Richarlison was dangerous once again, his role in the Everton front-line yielding three assists. That made for a Gameweek 2 score of 12 points, just five short of Calvert-Lewin’s total.

The first assist came as he teed up Rodríguez on the stroke of half-time, it was his saved shot that was turned home on the rebound by Michael Keane (£5.0m) after the interval and Calvert-Lewin turned in his wide-angled shot just after the hour-mark.

Considering the price difference between Everton’s two FPL forwards, Richarlison is likely to be the least popular of the two for any Fantasy managers chasing the best avenue for investment. But with Richarlison’s constant threat, and appealing fixtures, his 11.2% ownership will be more than happy to hold.

However, there will be significantly more attention on Rodríguez, whose midfield classification could be enough to tempt Fantasy managers to pay a little bit extra for his services in comparison to Calvert-Lewin.

The Colombian international was equally as impressive against West Bromwich Albion as in his Premier League debut at Spurs, although against more favourable opposition, he was able to get on the ball much closer to the penalty area.

Furthermore, Rodríguez confirmed on Saturday that he will be giving Lucas Digne (£6.1m) a run for his money in terms of set piece responsibilities, as he finished the game joint-top for corners (five).

As a result, Rodríguez came away with a goal and an assist, making for a 12-point haul. Like was the case with Richarlison and Calvert-Lewin, it could have been an even bigger haul for the midfielder, as he was denied two more assists by his team-mates. It was Rodríguez’s corner that Calvert-Lewin put wide early on, while he might have got an assist for a Richarlison goal in the second half, had Calvert-Lewin not helped it over the line at the last.

Rodríguez’s presence in the team, both in terms of threat and creativity, is not only enough to justify considering him for Fantasy inclusion, but it is clear the likes of Richarlison and Calvert-Lewin are benefiting from playing alongside the former Real Madrid and Bayern Munich midfielder. In their first three matches in all competitions this season, Everton have totalled 64 shots on goal, an average of 21.3 per game.

“Dominic Calvert-Lewin started really well. Today he was the top scorer but Richarlison did really well and had a lot of opportunities. He had support from James, who is doing really well in this period. He has a fantastic desire to play and he loves to play with us.” – Carlo Ancelotti.

“As a centre-forward it’s nice to have (Rodríguez) when you think about the level he’s played at.” – Dominic Calvert-Lewin

However, while Fantasy managers had plenty to fawn over in terms of Everton’s attacking credentials, Ancelotti’s defence largely failed to live up to expectations set by last week’s win over Spurs.

While Allan (£5.5m) has added so much needed bite to Everton’s midfield, and Abdoulaye Doucouré (£5.5m) had a good afternoon in terms of mopping up loose balls in midfield, neither one could legislate for the errors that led to West Bromwich Albion scoring twice at Goodison Park.

Jordan Pickford‘s (£5.0m) distribution was poor, which set the tone among Everton’s defence in terms of giving the ball away. When West Bromwich Albion won possession high up the pitch in the 10th minute, Yerry Mina (£5.5m) allowed Grady Diangana (£5.5m) too much space and time to fire in the opening goal. 

Shortly afterwards, West Brom caught Everton napping at the back once again, Jake Livermore (£5.0m) left unmarked to rattle Pickford’s right-hand post.

While the Baggies were able to add a second goal via a Matheus Pereira  (£6.0m) free-kick in the second half, the sending off certainly eased the pressure on Everton’s defence, so it will be interesting to see how Ancelotti and their players respond for the trip to Crystal Palace. They also face Liverpool in Gameweek 5…

“The result doesn’t reflect what really happened on the pitch. In the first half, they (West Brom) were better but we had a good reaction to their goal and the game was easier in the second half. We have to be better at the back but I have seen more ambition, motivation and focus (in the new season) and we have to pay attention as every game can be difficult. I am happy with a great result but if you look a performance, there are lot of points in which we we can do better. We were without balance at the beginning but after two games it’s normal that everything is not perfect” – Carlo Ancelotti

Everton’s defensive issues ensured a frustrating afternoon for those invested in Digne, who picked up more than 300,000 new owners for Gameweek 2. As he conceded two goals and did not manage an attacking return, the Frenchman followed up last week’s 12-pointer with a round score of just one.

That said, there was still plenty to admire in Digne’s performance, with enough indicators of his Fantasy potential this season.

The Frenchman was a constant thorn in West Brom’s side, the most targetted player of any pass from Rodríguez on Saturday afternoon. As a result, Digne was heavily involved in Everton’s attacking play down the left-hand side and high up the pitch. While the Colombian is likely to reduce Digne’s set piece appeal compared to last season, the left-back remains involved. In fact, he crashed Sam Johnstone‘s (£4.5m) crossbar with a venomous direct free-kick around the hour-mark. Further big hauls are almost certainly around the corner…

Everton XI (4-3-3): Pickford; Digne, Mina, Keane, Coleman; Doucouré (Sigurdsson 65′), Allan, Gomes; Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin (Iwobi 71′), Rodríguez (Kean 78′).

West Bromwich Albion XI (5-4-1): Johnstone; Gibbs, O’Shea, Bartley, Ajayi, Furlong; Diangana (Edwards 71′), Sawyers (Field 75′), Livermore, M Pereira (M Phillips 71′); C Robinson.

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2,527 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Oooof
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    With United’s title dreams over after one week, I’m so glad I didn’t wildcard too early to stock up on their assets!

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      They shouldn't have even been dreaming about a title, dead club

  2. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Everton defence?

    Thought they looked iffy first half against Spurs. How were they yesterday? Two at home to WBA doesn’t enthuse me

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      They were terrible defensively, team looks super unbalanced at the minute and very susceptible to counters

    2. Oooof
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      It was an even game until Gibbs got himself sent off.

      Pickford doesn’t inspire confidence in me.

      Obvs one of the WBA goals was a worldie that would have beaten anyone.

      If I was to have a defensive asset from the Ev it would be Digne who Rodríguez looked for a lot.

    3. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Pickford is not good enough. I'd avoid Everton defence. Their full backs have attacking potential though as they use a diamond mid

    4. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I'd avoid Pickford and their defence (bar Digne who is a standout option)

  3. bigdip
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Shall I do Auba to:
    A) KDB
    B) Sterling

    And also will KDB rise tonight?

    1. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Too early to know, let's see how they do tomorrow.
      Both of them could play bad & not justify getting.

      1. bigdip
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        true. cheers

      2. Rojo's Modern Life
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Picking Season keeper players on one poor game seems an odd way to play

  4. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Tierney & Auba ➡ Saiss & KDB/Sterling for (-4)?
    Worth it..?

    1. Sandesh_
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      imo ..yes

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      no brainer move if no other fires to put out

    3. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Possibly...

  5. Captain Vantastic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Auba and Son to Sterling and KDB?

    1. SB007
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      2m to 200k so far this gw

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Salah and one of the City mids better imo

      1. Captain Vantastic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Already have Salah. Midf is Salah KDB Sterling and Hames

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          I can't see how that can work myself as it has to leave a couple of very weak spots in the rest of your team?

          1. Captain Vantastic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Yeah Wilson Mitrovic and Werner up top

            1. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              not terrible by any means but would be hard for you to jump on potential in form strikers such as Jimenez, Martial, Ings, DCL, Rich, etc from Mitro/Wilson...in saying that both of those could prove underpriced this season...GL mate!

              1. Rojo's Modern Life
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 6 days ago

                Can't have value everywhere tho can we

    3. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I think that pair costs too much & may be considered overinvesting.
      They don't have the best fixtures either, 1 of these 11.5s should be enough for now.

  6. mayukh18
    1 month, 6 days ago

    How high up did bruno play yesterday?

    1. SB007
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Not high enough

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Very as his head was in the clouds whilst Ole's was in the sand 😉

    3. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      He was spotted quite high during that theatrical jump.

    4. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Surprisingly not as high as I thought he would. Pogba kills Utd. He should be dropped next week.... hopefully 🙁

      1. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        He's so overrated it's borderline criminal 🙁

        1. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          ^ totally agree 100% ^

        2. Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          In 1 in 10 matches he is underated. He is a cup player

    5. Oooof
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      High up until Van Der Beek came on upon which he dropped deep. Did a lot of box to box running to try and helpful that woeful Utd defence cope with Zaha and Schlupp’s runs.

  7. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Experienced and underrated manager
    Team tipped for relegation
    Great start to season
    Ability to ride out 1-0s
    Got Mahrez type

    Leicester 2015 and ?

    😀

    On a more serious note Palace looked very decent yesterday I thought. Could upset quite a few this time. Fulham good season under Roy not an unreasonable goal

    Guaita - who I all but got preseason is in for me. Kouyate may be worth looking at for others staying on 4.5 gk and holding WC. He’s now ahead of Kelly and Dann and zero sign of Cahill or Tomkins. Solid defence and some goal threat

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      They are so well drilled and very underrated

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I like the Guaita pick. Fixtures are great first half of the season. Didn’t see the match myself, but cracking result for Palace.

      1. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Yeah, I'm very tempted by Guaita on my wildcard but leaning towards Pope atm...tthat 0.5 itb could prove useful in the future though!

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Burnley don’t have nice fixtures for cs. Historically they’re home against “other” teams. Regret getting Taylor in really without looking at fixtures carefully enough.

          Thinking cs count last time an anomaly. Palace to closely match them I’d say

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Yeah, I'm likely being clouded by the fact that I've no attacker playing against them in their next 4 fixture whereas I have double Everton attack pus Werner against Guaita in the next two! I think I'll heed your advise though mate and go with Guaita and bank the 0.5. Cheers

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Best argument against is if you can identify Palace defender almost nailed

              Mitchell I assume will lose out soon but looked cool enough yesterday. Kouyate should be good for a while but is poo just remembered. Ward? Again likely good for a while and can be matched with Ferguson for a 4.25 perhaps

      2. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Yep

        Guaita is a smart pick Imo . Essentially Pope at 5.0.

        Nice thing is high save count and 50% cs against bottom 10 over 2 seasons. Neither Brighton or Southampton are likely to try and maintain a 1-0 if they go ahead against bottom feeders.

        Really cross with myself that I ducked him 2 seasons in a row from GW1 - in 100% for me. Sole worry is injury record. His points total is only down really because of regular missed matches

  8. mayukh18
    1 month, 6 days ago

    what to do with bruno cuz i feel that he isnt playing very high up?

  9. Alexis Nonsense
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Can I live without Werner for one week (vs. WBA!)

    Or is a hit fair to get him in?

    Not taken hits yet so might actually be fine doing it

    1. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      If CHE look good goin forward today, in combination with WBA's defensive weakness, it may make getting a CHE attacker for gw3 a priority.

    2. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      DCL got his first ever hattie against them so I'm guessing that Werner scores at least 9!

  10. Kakashi Of The Leaf
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Cue a Bissouma goal.

  11. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Now what to do with Bruno? At least I have 2mil in the bank to get in either Sterling or KDB pending their match.

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

      Keep surely?

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Hold

      Handball pens. Salah last week and Zaha this. He’ll get his share.

      Only reason to duck now is if you want double City against Leeds

      1. RECKLESS
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        What if you want Zaha+Rodriguez at Bruno's expense?

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Hmmmm

          Dilemma. Had been waiting to GW5 for Zaha and major fixture turn. Trying to work a midfield here where there’s also a slot for Puli.

          But Bruno held long still feels good value to me.,That I think was rust and a bizarre selection with a 10 man James team. United were significantly better after break.

  12. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 6 days ago

    On wc

    Robbo or Digne + 0.9?

    Other pool asset is salah and Everton dcl

    1. The Knights Template
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Digne

    2. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Robbo

  13. Jacky boy
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    jesus or jimenez to bring ?
    jimenez got really great fixtures
    buut jesus is city's striker these days

    1. The Knights Template
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Jimenez for the consistency and fixtures

    2. lilmessipran
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Jimi

    3. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Jimenez safe option and has the fixtures as well

    4. Azathoth
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Viva Mexico!!!!

  14. lilmessipran
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Ramsdale
    Taa Robbo Reece kwp
    Auba Salah son asm
    Werner che

    4 0 bissouma Davies Ferguson.. 2 Ft 0 itb which looks better

    A Taa + Auba + asm to Saiss + kdb + 8.5 mid
    B Auba + Asm to kdb + Podence/klich
    C any other?

    1. lilmessipran
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Option A is a 4 pt hit

    2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      B

  15. jimmy91
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Auba-> KDB (or possibly Sterling who I expect to do very well).
    Anything else standing out? For example-
    1. Save.
    2. Shaw- Saiss.
    3. ASM- Klich/Podence.
    4. Salah- Sterling.
    5. Adams- Brewster.

    McCarthy.
    Shaw, TAA, Ayling.
    Auba, Salah, Son ASM.
    Werner, DCL, Adams.
    Button, Bissouma, Mitchell, Justin.
    2ft, 0.5m ITB.

  16. Right In The Stanchion
    1 month, 6 days ago

    If Wilson fails to score today I’m selling for Werner for a hit and captaining.

    Werner is going to destroy Albion

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      That's a lot of money itb but yeah sounds good

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      what does scoring today have to do with the transfer ?

      1. Right In The Stanchion
        1 month, 6 days ago

        I have Bamford DCL and Wilson, the other two are scored well. Was always my play to get in Werner.

        If Wilson scores we’ll he stays for 1 more week and I get Werner next gw.

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          but what does it matter if Wilson scores or not ? doesn’t change your transfer at all or the potential points next week?

  17. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    RMT
    McCarthy (Steer)
    TAA Davies Justin KWP(Mitchell)
    Salah KDB Hamez (Bissouma)(Reed)
    Werner Ings Wilson

    0ft,1.5 itb

    Any of these worth a hit?
    A) Davies to Saiss
    B) Reed to Podence/Klich
    C) Ings to Jimenez/Jesus

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      can’t find Hamez in the game ?
      Defence dodgy
      Ings & Soton look rusty

      would change ...

      (Steer) Davies Justin KWP(Mitchell) (Bissouma)(Reed) Ings

      WC? 😉

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

    Is Bamford a trap?

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Nope, great value, only trouble is there are so many other options

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      awful player but looking very good at the moment

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

        Disagree - finishing has always been his issue however

        1. Whatever100
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Lol quite a big issue if that is your primary task.

          1. pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Match him against 5.5 mids.

            If you want a “power” midfield and lose Koucek/Klich as 8th atttacker he seems a good option

        2. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          a striker that has a problem finishing to me translates into ‘awful player’ 😉

      2. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Good player but poor finisher Is my take - helps make Bielsa system tick.

  19. deanchatt
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    If owning only one would you go for DCL or James?

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I would say James because there are not too many mid options in that range while there are lots of strikers

    2. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      DCL

    3. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      DCL, Digne, James, Richarlison, Doucoure would be my preferences in order

    4. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      James

  20. Duffy Dunk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    I hope a CHE mid does well today, to give another option apart from Werner.

  21. villian-ty
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Is it time for me to WC?

    McCarthy Nyland
    TAA KWP Brainthathe Davies Taylor
    Salah Auba Soucek Hamez Havertz
    Werner Brewster Wilson

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

      No. Looks pretty decent tbh.

      1. villian-ty
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        already 30 points behind leader

        1. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          I know it's easier said than done but dont panic too early

        2. Duffy Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Resist. It's too early

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      yes

  22. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Maybe KDB will play deeper as City defence without Laporte is an accident waiting to happen?

    1. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      In sitting tight on transfers til I see them

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Me too!

  23. mayukh18
    1 month, 6 days ago

    james or zaha?

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I've got James, don't wanna overthink it and be too smart but Zaha in strike seems the better option

      1. RECKLESS
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        How do you think both of them at cost of Bruno?

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Can work in short patches not long term

    2. Ibra
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Hames

  24. Right In The Stanchion
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Can we get 1-1 Southampton v Spurs long and Lamela goals today please.

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      We're getting 2-2 ings and Kane scoring

      1. Azathoth
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Saints 2-1 Ings brace - Son

    2. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Sounds about right.

  25. RECKLESS
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    So Bruno posted amazing stats fornkeypasses and shots vs CPL inspite of loss and has easy bha TOT new next 3 but Zaha+Rodriguez have easy matches long term too
    Help me pick:
    1) Bruno + Bur/Lei defender evry gw
    2) Zaha + Rodriguez(Switch with Foden/Greenwood/Ziyech with changing matches)
    On option 2 but its basically going Manutd less and Bruno had highest ppg last season and penalties look to be increasing

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      don't like either option if I'm honest but prefer option 1

      1. RECKLESS
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Having to keep Taa salah kdb werner in one team has its issues.

  26. JaydenLFC87
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    All injuries being ok after today this is the WC team I have decided on,

    Martinez
    Lewis Mitchell VVD
    Zaha Rodríguez KDB Salah
    Wilson DCL

    Steer KWP Brewster Burr

    Can I get a general consensus as to whether this is a good team for the Gameweeks to come or if there is any room for improvement?

    1. JaydenLFC87
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Sorry there is also Abameyang in that midfield

      1. The Knights Template
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Looks better without

    2. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Missing a player mate

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

      It’s decent

  27. The Reptile
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Hames was on 103 last at about 1.30 but didn't rise
    Can someone explain this, how is that price Change site so unreliable?
    I bought him in but kept Ings as he was only - 100.2 so thought he'd be ok but he dropped

    1. Sanchit
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      FPL tweak their algorithm a bit every year.
      It takes a bit of time for price change sites to exactly track this, and they can't be fully trusted in the first few gameweeks.

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

    Got a feeling Adams will be benched today - any potential replacements I should be considering?

    Similar price range if possible...

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      None sadly, they all did bad yesterday

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

        Bamford?

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          I was just joking mate, take your pick mitro bamford Antonio

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      See how Watkins does.

  29. Kristobal
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Any thoughts about Batshuayi and Rodrigo Moreno? Why they aren’t starters in their clubs?

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

      Both players are relatively new to their clubs, but equally not first choice by any means...

    2. Andy'81
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Neither had any preseason with their respective new clubs so neither walked straight into the first team but both will likely get starts eventually.

  30. Sanchit
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    DCL or Richarlison?

    1. mayukh18
      1 month, 6 days ago

      DCL

    2. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      DCL.
      Cheaper and in great form.

      Richarlison also seems to be playing ROOP, although did get a bit of time upfront towards the end of the game, which was interesting...