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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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2,528 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Ibra
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Which one?

    A) TAA & Bamford
    B) R. James & Jimenez

    Rest of the team:

    McCarthy
    X - Saiss - Taylor
    Salah - KDB - Hames - Greenwood
    Werner - DCL - X

    4.0 - Justin - Mitchell - Bissouma

    1. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      B as Wolves Chelsea good forthcoming fixtures

  2. n-doggg
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Now aguero is our for a bit, it kinda paved the way for sterling over Kdb. Such a tough one

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Jesus...

    2. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I brought Sterling in this week and in a weird way kind of want KDB to outscore him so everyone will jump on him. 🙂

      1. Duffy Dunk
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        😀

    3. Bodie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I thinking maybe get both if they both look good on Monday. That combo won me my mini league at the end of last season!

    4. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Jesus

  3. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Surely this is a zombie team. No history for this entry. Why do people feel the need to pick more than one team? Highest points so far this week.

    It just cloggs up the ranks. What is more, surely you are not going to pick a team from relegation fodder only.

    https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/431716/event/2

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Lol, that is my team. Was supposed to post the link from the highest points so far 😀

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        I did wonder what was so special about that team 😉

      2. Saïss doesn't mat…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        hahaha! epic fail

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Tell me about it lol

    2. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Subtle brag?

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 days ago

        No, check the new link

        1. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Was joking lol

          1. FOO FIGHTER
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Ha ha

    3. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I think they should just cut new entrants from day GW3 and give us proper players a chance of winning a goodie bag.

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        *say

        1. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Makes good sense

      2. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Or delete the teams automatically which have not logged on by GW5 or so?

        1. Galza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          That’s another way.

          I emailed FPL about this a while a go when there was a massive influx of Egyptian teams winning every GW.

          They didn’t seem that bothered by it and my thinking is that it looks better on them by having more, ‘players’ in the game...

      3. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        You don't win the weekly price if you use a chip, and i think your team can't be made same gameweek after gw1 either.

        1. Galza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Didn’t know that.
          Makes it even more pointless to keep entering these teams then.

    4. n-doggg
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      People make teams just to try and get a daily highest point score

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah, that is a thing too which is more noticeable with the way the fixtures are being played at the moment.

  4. Rondon9
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Martial keep or sell?

    1. Del Griffith
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Sell. He didn't score. You know the rules.

    2. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Depends on your team, Martial to Jimenez would be my move unless you have a more urgent issue, if that's the case delay a week.

    3. Bodie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Martial to Werner if he scores later on.?

  5. Dybala10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    With Reguillon joining, Davies is a transfer waiting to happen and happy to take a hit.

    Would Saiss or Chilwell be the better option (fit soon)?

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Saïss for me

  6. Old Gregg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Would you WC? I’ve had an Awful start.

    McCarthy
    Taa-Dier-Egan-Taylor-Mitchell
    Auba-Harvetz-Bruno-Soucek-Bissouma
    Martial-Werner -Adams

    1FT which will probably be Auba > KDB/Sterling

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      What would your wildcard team look like?

      1. Old Gregg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Quick draft Something along these lines. Not sure Taa out is a good idea though.

        4.5
        James-Saïss-Lamptey-taylor-Mitchell
        Salah-KDb-James-Podenve-Bissouma
        Werner-Martial/Jesus-Jimi

        1. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Not worth wild-carding too.

          1. Old Gregg
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Thanks

    2. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      No I'd take a hit and save the WC for a rainer day, Auba-Harvetz to KDB-James

      1. Old Gregg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Thanks. Yeah running out of patienceFast though.

    3. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      No, you'll come good. That team is fine. I'd be doing a simple Auba>KDB/Sterling this week.

      1. Old Gregg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Thank you kind Sir

    4. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      wow that is so much the original FFS template ... has to go asap

      1. Old Gregg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Ha yeah. Getting left behind

  7. Galza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Feeling really good about my team, which makes a change from this time of the season normally...

    Johnstone
    Robbo / Digne / Lewis
    Auba / Sterling / Rashford / Pereira
    Wilson / Werner / Mitrovic

    Button / Soucek / Ferguson / Struijk

    Love the fact that at this point I’m only considering a goalie move...

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

      Great team. Are you keeping Aubamayang?

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Cheers 12man.

        Put it this way, I have no immediate plans to get rid, however he does free up a lot of cash that could potentially be spread around my team at some point.

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

          Or Salah.

          1. Galza
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Yeah maybe, plenty of options.

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Solid

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        TY Steve

  8. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Does nobody think Auba can still do well at Anfield? All these planned transfers to City players, I'm tempted to hold and address other issues

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      What other issues?

      1. Bury94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        No Wolves, no Everton, Davies probably losing his place

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

    0.0m itb 1 FT

    Martinez
    Coleman,Lewis, Ayling
    Salah,Aubamayang,Bruno, Rodriguez,Podence
    Richarlison,Jimenez

    Steer,Saiss,Brewster,Mitchell

    A) Save
    2) Aubamayang > Sterling/KDB
    3) Aubamayang,Brewster >> Bissouma,Werner -4
    Then Bruno > City in wk 4.

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      2 tastiest of those morsels

    2. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Nice mate.
      It’s a save from me and reassess when you’ve got 2FTs.

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

        Yeh I’m thinking about saving as well.
        Of course Lewis will be benched for Saiss next week.

    3. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      See how the city game pans out?

  10. @Bryan
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Likely brought up already and early to say, but I recall years ago a stat that more goals and less clean sheets tend to happen early on in the season as defences aren't as tight. Presumably because they haven't had time to drill as much and errors at the back from lack of match sharpness.

    With even less of a pre season this year I wonder if clean sheets may be difficult to come by for the next month or so as teams look to get their feet under the desks again so to speak?

    1. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Sounds logical. Shame I didn’t think about that!

  11. Whats the Mata?
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Morning all.

    Can someone tell me on what basis does the price of a player go up?

    I mean yes, transfer ins is a factor, but what factor triggers the price rise and how do we what number of transfers are required to for example say increase the price of the player tonight if he's +100% on fplstatistics?

  12. Oooof
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    I’ve taken minus 0.2m in price falls since GW1 but still have 2 FT ahead of GW3 and am sat on 33 points with 5 players to go this week (113 in total).

    Had a mix of good and bad luck so far with squad:

    Ryan / Button

    Robbo / Doherty / Tierney / KWP / Mitchell

    Salah / Aubameyang (c) / Pereira (WBA) / Saka / Pulisic

    Werner / Antonio / Brewster

    I think Tierney, Saka and Aubameyang look the like the ones I’ll pull the trigger on taking a minus 4 for next week using my two FT.

    Anything I’ve missed?

    1. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Sound logic and I think the right transfers out. I’m sat on 33 points for 6 players this week so far too.

      1. Oooof
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Cheers - good luck with the rest of the week!

    2. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      No

    3. casual
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Is Pulisic expected to be back from injury next week?

      1. Oooof
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        It’s a good query. I guess much will depend on fitness, Chelsea’s performance against Liverpool today and the need to give him some minutes.

    4. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Seems a good plan. Worth checking for info on how long Puli might be out for, and getting Wolves representation with their goodish fixtures.

      1. Oooof
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yes, agreed, I need to look at Pulisic for sure now you and Casual mention it.

  13. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Would Martial to Werner be worth a hit to captain Timo against WBA, otherwise will captain Sterling?

    Martinez
    Digne Saiss James
    Sterling(c) Bruno Rodriguez Grealish

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Martial Jimenez Richarlison

      Button Justin Bissouma Ferguson

    2. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Could work out but could back fire, I wouldn’t do it

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

      I’m thinking about Aubamayang > 4.5 - Brewster > Werner for a hit.

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Do you have a captaincy option about the moment without the hit?

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

          Would be Salah,Fernandes or which ever City player I got in.

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            Let’s see how City look on Monday

    4. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Sterling (C) + Martial
      or
      Werner (C) + Sterling - 4

      Wait to see how Leicester defense performs against Burnley.

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Essentially yeah

  14. THFC4LIFE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Early thoughts on this lot?

    McCarthy
    TAA Egan Davies
    Salah Auba Son ASM
    Werner DCL Adams

    Steer Taylor Mitchel Bissouma

    0itb 1ft

    1. @Bryan
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I'd suggest downgrading Auba to James and then looking to use those funds to upgrade Adams and ASM to the likes of Zaha and someone else.

      1. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Auba to sterling or Kevin

  15. juanmata8
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    RMT WC
    McCarthy | 4m
    TAA | Digne | Saiss | Dier | Mitchell
    Salah | Sterling | Rodriguez | Zaha | Bissouma
    Mitrovic | DCL | Jimenez

    WCd to bring in City & Wolves as initially planned (and Everton now). Not sold on United after yesterday.
    GTG?

    1. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Not sold in dier, rest is very solid

      1. juanmata8
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah might bring in James instead. Placeholder for now

        1. dbeck
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Yeh James or wolves double up

      2. Bodie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        this

  16. owenread
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    i used my free transfer for Auba > KDB just to protect myself from a potential price rise. Bad move??

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Of course not

  17. dbeck
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    2ft, thinking Auba and saka to sterling and Podence, any other ideas?

    Johnstone
    Saiss TAA KWP Dallas Mitchell
    Auba Mo Saka Pereira Soucek
    Werner Martial DCL

    Hate my gk situation but hitting there doesn’t seem good

    1. Oooof
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Sounds like a good plan

  18. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Amazing what a Taa-less WC can look like at the moment...

    😯

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

      As Trent comes home with a 20 pointer this week. Lol

      I went from double Pool defence to none on WC this week.
      3 premium midfielders plus Rodriguez,Jimenez and Richarlison.

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah, just wondering if over a season vvd might match him. I still own Taa, but if I hit WC button big calls would have to be made. I also own HRod and Im not so sure I want him over say Digne for 1.5m less.

    2. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I pulled the trigger for a GW2 WC without TAA. I’m sure there will be weeks where it’ll hurt but I’ve attempted to play the fixture game with Wolves, United and Everton defence.

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        After last night Martial is toast in my team. One of the reasons I want to Wc.

        1. HollywoodXI
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          I have Martial. It was a frustrating watch. Surely they improve though?

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            he was my (c)
            They looked better with Greenwood.
            Lindelof and Macguire were shocking
            Pogba as well

            1. HollywoodXI
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Pogba! What a shocking performance from him. I think (hope) United will bounce back next week against Brighton. I have Luke Shaw too so I’m hoping for improvement at both ends of the pitch.

            2. Amey
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Only 3 points less than Auba © 🙂
              Nothing lost. Salad haul would be painful today

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Until he gets a 20+ points haul...

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        ofc, fine by me. Zaha for example had a 15 pt haul last night. Who would have thought....Hrod had a 12 pt haul...

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 12 days ago

          I went double LFC defence on my WC. The addition of Thiago to LFC's defence going to be good for cleanies I reckon.

        2. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Funny old game... I read that Zaha 'looked sharp and playing in forward role' in pre-season friendly, and thought I'd try a one-week punt before week 1. He's kept me in the game after poor captain choice of Mane and Auba so far!

    4. @Bryan
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I started sans Trent this year or anyone above 5m at the back. At some stage I'd want him but currently the Liverpool defense for last while is looking less tight and Trent needs to build up match sharpness. I am sure he will come good but I'd rather join the ship then. Risky either way but I got to use that money to have a james rather then ASM for example and Saiss instead of Trent.

  19. Sgt Frank Drebin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Why didn't Wan-Bissaka play yesterday? Not fit yet or what?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Lack of preseason and time in training

      Should start the next 37

      1. Sgt Frank Drebin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Ok, thanks. I hope he starts the next game.

      2. Tambling5
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yep he's barely missed a game past two years.

        1. Sgt Frank Drebin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Thought maybe it is some transfer issue like with Jota.

    2. St. Stephen XI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      OGS said in his pre-match interview that AWB was late getting back. His omission was portrayed as a GW1 thing.

      Can I interest you in a nightcap? No, thanks. I don't wear one.

  20. dshv
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Mccarthy
    Taa mitchell taylor (justin davies)
    Soucek salah bruno kdb asm
    Werner wilson (davis)

    Am i have to wildcard this to bring this everton assets or what ?

    1. Oooof
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I wouldn’t wildcard just for Everton players at this stage.

  21. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Ings -> Martial was absymal, furious at myself for ignoring my instincts and the feeling that United would be crap out of the blocks early season. Now Spurs, Chelsea, Arsenal and Everton up next...

    1. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yeah people blinded by CPL and ignored their arguably bad fixture run

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yeah it was frustrating how insipid they were and how deep Bruno was playing. Brighton have been pretty poor against the bigger sides recently so gonna have to hope they click against them.

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 12 days ago

      good fixtures they said..

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Lmao, was always amusing to see that. Dreadful run

  22. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    It escaped my attention that Wolves got knocked out of Carabao Cup this week, added to the fact that they have no Europe I really think Jimenez could be on for a monster season and should get around 20 goals and break the 200 points mark.

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      +!

    2. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Agree. Him and DCL are season keepers given their form, price and players behind them feeding them

    3. @Bryan
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Yeah he is a very good player in a good team. DCL or Jimenez could be a tricky question over the next few weeks for some. Or you can have both I guess!

    4. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Agree

  23. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    How’s my WC looking?

    Martinez
    Trent - Saiss - RJames
    Salah - KDB - JRod - Klich
    Jimmy - Werner - Bamford

    Subs: Steer, Lewis, Justin & Bissouma

    0.2m ITB, any changes?

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      how many changes from original team?

      1. Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        A lot hahaha

    2. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Nice. I'd prefer Digne to TAA based on fixtures and form but your team is great.

  24. HurriKane
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Anyone got stats of Sterling and KDB without Kun?

    Does Sterling outperforms KDB in this case as suggested by some?

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Not sure but I saw a post of the pts Sterling score without/with Kun.
      It was something like 7.5/4.5 I seem to recall
      Big plus of KdB is penos now that Kun is out for 1-2 months

      1. HurriKane
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        cheers mate will have a look

  25. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Any changes here?

    Guaita.
    Digne. James. Saiss.
    KDB. Salah/Raz. Rodriguez. Podence.
    Werner(C). Jimenez. DCL.

    4.0. Justin. Reed. Mitchell.

    Thanks. Really happy with the balance and two big hitters. Digne is basically TAA for 1.5mil less (corners, freekicks, attacking) and could have KDB AND Sterling if they look good v Wolves.

  26. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 12 days ago

    So if someone goes up 0.1 and you sell it up don’t get the 0.1? Because it’s rounded down?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Correct. You need a player to rise 0.2 to get 0.1 when selling.

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      You only ever get half the increase in value

  27. Sgt Frank Drebin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Ryan Sessegnon dropped in price tonight, but so did his brother Zeze playing for Fulham. I wonder if some people got wrong Sessegnon in their teams, especially that Fulham and Tottenham shirts look very similiar in FPL...

  28. Puntillimon
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    James, Mitro and robbo —> saiss, Jimenez and podence yay or nay

  29. GuenDoozy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Wildcard this? *Players i want to remove

    McCarthy Steer
    *TAA *Davies Justin Mitchell Buur
    Salah *Auba James *ASM Bissouma
    Werner *Martial *Adams

  30. Oooof
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Who is the pick of the OOP players we’ve seen so far this season?

    Zaha maybe?

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I’d say Zaha looks great