Scout Notes

Budget FPL assets shine for Leeds and Fulham but Bielsa highlights lack of creativity

Leeds United 4-3 Fulham

  • Goals: Helder Costa (£5.5m) x2, Mateusz Klich (£5.5m), Patrick Bamford (£5.6m) | Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.0m) x2, Bobby Decordova-Reid (£5.5m)
  • Assists: Bamford x2, Klich | Joe Bryan (£5.0m), Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (£4.5m), Kenny Tete (£4.5m)
  • Bonus: Mitrovic x3, Bamford x2, Costa x2

Patrick Bamford (£5.6m) rewarded his growing Fantasy following with a double-digit haul in Leeds United’s second seven-goal thriller of the week.

The forward’s goal in Gameweek 1’s 4-3 loss to Liverpool prompted nearly 365,000 managers to buy him in for the Fulham game.

Seasoned Fantasy Premier League (FPL) bosses, and many a Leeds fan, would have considered the move optimistic at best as Bamford has plenty of previous for missing his fair share of chances.

But the striker struck again on Saturday, finishing with aplomb when released by a Mateusz Klich (£5.5m) pass early in the second half of the win over Fulham.

His boss, Marcelo Bielsa, was quick to play down the side’s eye-catching start to the season:

This won’t be a constant all year. It is very difficult to maintain the efficiency we have had in these first two games. The characteristics of our game is to create goalscoring opportunities. In these two games we have created very little, but we have scored all our chances.

He might as well have been talking about Bamford, who has now scored from two of the three chances he has been presented with this season.

That has tempted another raft of managers to back the striker. He’s currently in the top three transfers-in for a Gameweek 3 trip to Sheffield United and a Yorkshire derby that should be, to use a technical term, proper tasty.

Whether his fine form is sustainable is highly debatable.

FPL has indulged plenty of fine early starters who failed to deliver consistently over a season – Norwich’s Teemu Pukki is the most recent example of that, while Manchester United striker Anthony Martial (£9.0m) is another who hit the Premier League ground running before being reduced to a stagger within a few weeks.

As we detailed in pre-season here, Bamford has never been the most clinical of strikers, missing 34 (77.3%) of the big chances he had in the Championship last season.

For now, however, it would be churlish not to bask in his point-scoring glory. He also had two assists against Fulham, earning a penalty when he was pushed in the back by Joe Bryan (£5.0m) and then setting up Helder Costa (£5.5m) on the break to make the scoreline 4-1 with barely ten minutes of the second half played.

Add on two bonus and the forward ended with 14 points on the day –  a total he shared with Costa as the midfielder opened the scoring when he picked up a loose ball from a corner and smashed it in off the bar with five minutes on the clock.

Costa also earned two bonus points and has now hauled in both matches for his 1.6% ownership.

But spare a thought for the 4.6% with Klich in their squads. He also scored in Gameweek 1 and was on the score sheet against the Cottagers when he rolled home the penalty Bamford had earned.

Such was the madness of the match, a goal and an assist were not enough to bring in any extra points for the Poland international. In fact, the maximum bonus award didn’t even go to a Leeds player at all.

That honour was reserved for visiting striker Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.0m), who marked his first start of the season with two goals and 12 points.

The Serbia international was a very popular pick heading into the season and the 20%-owned forward was quick to reward his followers when he blasted in a first-half penalty, awarded when Robin Koch (£4.5m) mistimed a slide tackle on Bryan.

He then headed in from a fine Kenny Tete (£4.5m) cross to make it 4-3 with just over 20 minutes left to play.

Fulham’s other goal was a sweet one, with the impressive Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (£4.5m) playing a beautifully-weighted pass through to Bobby Decordova-Reid (£5.5m), who shot across Leeds keeper Illan Meslier (£4.5m) and into the far corner.

Both Meslier and his Fulham counterpart Alphonse Areola (£4.5m) were, unsurprisingly, busy boys on the day and the pair picked up a save point apiece for their efforts.

Two players who were rather less involved were Leeds playmaker Pablo Hernandez (£6.0m), who suffered a groin strain in the warm-up, and the club’s record signing, Rodrigo (£6.0m), who replaced him in the starting line-up.

The striker was peripheral at best playing as a number ten behind Bamford and he was hooked at half-time, although that was more an indication of his lack of match fitness as Bielsa, who has very high standards in that regard, was quick to point out post-match:

I was under the impression that he lacked a bit of energy to show his qualities. I think that has something to do with the physical effort he used against Hull (in the EFL Cup). That’s why I decided to sub him.

The coach also gave an update on Hernandez:

Pablo had a small knock in the warm-up. We don’t think it’s very serious.

Fulham boss Scott Parker had understandably mixed emotions about an away game in which his team had 55% of the possession and scored three goals, but still lost:

We showed some real quality in possession at times. We showed a real impetus and caused Leeds a lot of problems. On the flip side we gave away easy goals today and left ourselves a mountain to climb.

He also made it clear that he will chop and change his side this season:

The players who did not play today are vital and will play a vital part this year. As I showed last year I will make changes for matches that give us the best chance of winning.

Not that Fulham rotation will be a major concern for most Fantasy managers, with Mitrovic by far and away the most likely to be drafted in for a good schedule from now until late November.

As for Leeds, they currently have the dubious honour of being an even worse defensive unit than Fulham, having conceded seven goals to the Cottagers’ six.

But in Bamford, Costa and Klich, they have three in-form and very nicely priced assets who will surely find their way into many FPL teams over the next few weeks.

The Leeds rush might have to wait, however – after that derby in Sheffield, Bielsa’s men will host Manchester City in Gameweek 4.


Leeds United XI (4-4-2): Meslier; Dallas, Cooper, Koch, Ayling; Phillips, Harrison, Klich, Costa; Bamford (Alioski 70), Rodrigo (Roberts 45).

Fulham XI (4-2-3-1): Areola; Bryan, Hector, Odoi, Tete; Reed (Lemina 70′), Zambo Anguissa; Kamara (Kebano 58′), Onomah (Decordova-Reid 58′), Cavaleiro; Mitrović.

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2,659 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Auba Ings > kdb jimmy for a hit?

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Here's the rest of the team. Good with these transfers or need to WC? Thanks.

      McCarthy
      Taa davies Egan
      Salah Auba Bruno soucek
      Ings dcl mitro

      Nyland Taylor Mitchell bissouma

    2. Pranav Santhosh
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Like those moves and definitely doesn’t need a WC

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Thanks

    3. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I wouldn’t WC that.
      Ings to Jimmy could backfire. Jimmy does look to have the better fixtures and in a much better team but still for a hit not sure

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        So just get in kdb this gw and wait for another week for jimmy?

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          See below I wouldn’t put you off the move Jimmy is a great pick.
          This week I got DCL instead of him only so I had some cash spare for upgrades and even then it was a hard call not to get Jimmy

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

        Having said all that I wish I had Jimenez in my team.

        1. Disturbed
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Will get jimmy for sure, just not convinced if its worth a hit this gw. Cheers bud.

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

    After taking a -4 how does this look? I really don’t want to take another hit. Anything worth another hit?

    Ryan

    TAA Taylor KWP

    Salah Sterling Rodríguez Barnes Podence

    Werner DCL

    Steer Lascelles Mitchell Davis

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 4 days ago

      No looks good

    2. Pranav Santhosh
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      G2G

    3. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      No, g2g

    4. Sahil.....
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I would do ntg to that team for next 2 gw

  3. Whiskerz
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    How is this WC draft looking?

    Guiata . 4.0
    TAA . Taylor . Saiss. Mitchell . Lamptey
    Salah . Sterling . Jamez . Zaha . Alzate
    Werner . Mitro . DCL

    Werner to Jimenez after the WBA game. With 1m to upgrade def as long as there are no other pressing issues.

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Love it!

    2. Pranav Santhosh
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Looks good captaining Werner against west brom?

      1. Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        That or Salah at home.

    3. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      No love for jimi?

    4. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      What do you do when Werner gets 17pts against West Brom?

      1. Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Feel validated in my decision to include him and reassess the planned transfer.

        1. Dr. Rog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Ok, and also jimmy gets his 9pts with next 4 looking great.
          That’s pretty much what’s been going on so far this season, so it’s worth thinking about these what ifs.
          I suspect you’d either ignore one of them, or drop the failing wk3 player out of taa, Jrod or zaha to accomodate

          1. Whiskerz
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Possibly. Im jus more worried about Werners points vs wba than Jim vs wham.

            Ideally mitro would be werner, but i don't have that kind of cash without removing one of the firing mid price mids.

            1. Dr. Rog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Same dilemma for everyone

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

      Looks good

      No interst in Son?

      1. Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Not with how Spurs are currently. I feel lucky to have had his points this week. I'm taking them and running for the time being.

  4. Pranav Santhosh
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Is there any reason why the fixture times for week 4 onwards aren’t there? And does anyone know when they will be announced?

    1. Sahil.....
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Fixtures are visible + international break aftr gw 4

      1. Pranav Santhosh
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        I meant like the kickoff times. For example I can see united play the early kickoff gameweek 3 but gameweek 4 onwards theres no kickoff times allocated

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

    So... Jimmy + 3.1m ITB or Sterling C with a hit for GW4?

    Mart Steer
    TAA Robbo Digne Saiss (Justin)
    Bruno Son(C) James Zaha (Reed)
    DCL Jimmy (Davis)

    FT spent on Auba to (S)on. Felt too obvious

  6. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Hoping jimmy doesn’t score tonight as that’ll mean he’s guaranteed a goal gw 3

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

      Lmao

  7. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Added son but now I am not that convinced. Spurs aren’t going to play against high line again and their creativity in the mid is a problem

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

      Newcastle loves to fall apart, so you'll get at least one good game out of him

      Plus... He almost scored/assisted against Everton anyway. That game was a stalemate between two tactical coaches, no matter how public opinion tries to spin it

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Hope he does well against Newcastle

      2. Third Eye Vision
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Definitely my favourite 1 nil to the Blues ‘stalemate’ of recent years.

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

          Result wise, Everton clearly won

          Tactically, it went back and forth

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Can't see any of Spurs next 4 opponents play the high line like Soton.

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Why'd you rush to bring him in then? Soton were dreadful and he won't be scoring like that for a while

  8. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Avl v Shu score predictions?

    1. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      3-0

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

      2:0

      SHU all over the place. Villa coming with a full strength squad and an unbelievable keeper to keep out Sheffield's mostly tame attempts

      Could get flipped on its head and be a high scoring game like the weekend though

    3. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      0--

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

        0-0

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

          Tbf, Sheffield attack currently feels like a -

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

      0-1

    5. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      0-0

    6. Sahil.....
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      cant predict that but surely a lot of saves by martinez...he was class after leno got injured

  9. tc93
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Any advice on what to do with this lot for next week?
    Currently thinking Davis/Auba --> Saiss/KDB or Sterling for a -4. I could also Just do auba --> KDB and bring in Saiss next week

    Team:
    McCarthy
    TAA / Davis / Taylor
    Salah / Auba / Havertz / Souczek
    Werner / Mitrovic / Martial

    Button, Michell, Ferguson, Bissouma,

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      WC

  10. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Rodriguez or Richarlison?

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Both are a trap

      1. The 12th Man
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        A points trap.

    2. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I have them both.
      Probably Rodriguez ahead of Richarlison.
      Think I prefer DCL ahead of Richarlison now but I can’t change. All three doing well.

  11. tc93
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    what is the current opinion of everyone on Soucek? Still a good long term pick?

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Im keeping. Pretty attacking, will get some points soon.

      1. tc93
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        has he been having many touches/shots in the box?

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

          YES

    2. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      View him as a 5.5-6m mid who is going to cost 4.9 soon. Value

    3. Better luck next year
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Not a bad pick, fixtures are horrendous though. Would try to strech to Klich.

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Soucek is fixture proof, the way he scores goals is not like other players

    4. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Shipped, while he himself isn't a problem West Ham are just one of those clubs I need to learn to stay away from

    5. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I think he’s worth holding. A goal will come soon and could as easily be in the tough games as easier ones. Actually think the next 2 look good for him tho, esp Leicester

  12. parkin' the bus
      2 months, 4 days ago

      helder costa or harvey barnes? (price not an issue)

      1. parkin' the bus
          2 months, 4 days ago

          or klich

          1. ashisharora0094
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Klich as he's on pens

        • bench boost for every gamew…
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Price is always an issue. Pick the one you believe in most. And pay attention to where that 1.5 m diff suddenly can be useful elsewhere.

      2. ashisharora0094
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Had to use the WC.
        How's this looking ?

        Ryan Button
        TAA James Justin Saiis Mitchel
        Salah Sterling Son Barnes Zaha
        DCL Mitro Bamford

        Please advise any changes or is it good to go ?

        1. Better luck next year
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Similiar to my WC team below. Considering Sterling for KDB as well, will have a look at this today.

        2. Dr. Rog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Don’t like 5.7 on the bench each week

      3. Better luck next year
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        On WC. How does she look?

        Martinez
        TAA James Coady
        Salah KDB Son Zaha Klich
        DCL Jimi

        Steer Mitchell Justin Brewster

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          No Chelsea with those fixtures could hurt

          1. Better luck next year
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Cheers. Would love Werner for Jimi for at least one GW. Who to downgrade? 0 ITB.

            1. Pep Roulette
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              I'd get Podence for Klich. Werner for Jimi. TAA to Robbo? James to Lamptey?

        2. Dr. Rog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          No Werner, and the Brewster pick is either awful or preempt the wk4 we template

          1. Better luck next year
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Brewster will only get the spot if loan agreement confirmed before deadline. Also trying to squeeze Werner in, who to downgrade though?

        3. parkin' the bus
            2 months, 4 days ago

            dont put brewster cuz then u can have onl 2 main liv players...instead of that go for keinan davis:)

          • parkin' the bus
              2 months, 4 days ago

              only*

          • ZeBestee
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Took a hit last night to do this;

            Auba + Davis + 4M defender >>> Pulisic + DCL + James

            My team now;

            McCarthy
            TAA Robbo Keane James
            Pulisic Salah Grealish
            DCL Werner Ings

            Button ASM Mitchell Bissouma

            Any hit needed here? or g2g?

            1. Dr. Rog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Pulisic still injured?

            2. Pat Bonner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              The same Pulisic who’s injured at the moment?

              1. ZeBestee
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                yes. I think he should be ok for the Westbrom game.

          • parkin' the bus
              2 months, 4 days ago

              what would man city's predicted lineup of mids and forwards against leeds be like?

              1. Dr. Rog
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Pep roulette

                1. Pep Roulette
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  What's up

              2. Pat Bonner
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                You’d imagine sterling/kdb/Jesus would play but it is pep! But def a game I’m targeting sterling as captain and part of the reason I’m thinking him over kdb

              3. parkin' the bus
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  sure and the midfielders?

              4. De Gea is GOAT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Current WC team. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks guys

                Ryan
                TAA Saiss Taylor
                Salah Son Sterling Podence
                Werner DCL Wood

                Steer Justin Alzate Ferguson

                1. Dr. Rog
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Needs a bit of jimmy

                  1. De Gea is GOAT
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    He is coming in GW4 😉

              5. Lingard’s Shin Guards
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 4 days ago

                WC draft looking like this at the moment:

                _____ (Nyland)
                _____ Saiss Justin (Mitchell Dunne)
                Salah KDB Son Hamez (Alzate)
                _____ Mitro DCL

                Who fills in the blanks?

                A) Werner, Digne, Guaita
                B) Jimenez, TAA, Ryan

                1. tinear
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  B

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

                The long-term 8.0 to 8.5 mids aren't even active yet

                Mahrez, Pulisic, Havertz, Ziyech

                They are coming... And I eagerly await them

                For now (and probably for a long time), James, Zaha, Barnes, Greenwood, DCL, TAA and Robbo are clearly more reliable

              7. tinear
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Keep Werner or ship for Jimi?

                1. Pep Roulette
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Keep

                2. BigBrown
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Jimenez given the upcoming fixtures Wolves have after City.

                  • tinear
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    These are both exact thought in my mind

                  • De Gea is GOAT
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Keep Timo for the WBA game then switch

                3. Kakashi Of The Leaf
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  85 points behind ML Leader already. Terrible first 2 weeks.Too high a hill to climb Soon.Saving WC as of now.
                  I guess being Patient is very important right now as we have seen 2 different types of gameweeks and might need more data come WC.

                  1. mynameisq
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Wildcard is same as every other thing in fpl, whether it's a good idea can always be caveated with "yes, if you get the right players in"

                    If your team is bad, sticking with it because of "patience" doesn't make any sense, McCarthy isn't suddenly gonna become a good goalkeeper for example

                    1. Kakashi Of The Leaf
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Agreed . What would you do here

                      McCarthy
                      TAA Digne Saiss Ayling
                      Auba Havertz Alli
                      Werner Jimenez DCL

                      Tierney Bissouma Reed

                      Thinking of Auba Alli> Sterling Mahrez/Barnes(-8)

                      Does this justify saving WC. That makes it 85 points behind ML leader.

                      1. mynameisq
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        You've got problems McCarthy awful, Leeds look porous defensively havertz looks like he needs months to come good, Alli AWOL Tierney injured

                        It's a personal choice whether you want the hit or wildcard. My only advice would be don't hold onto the early wildcard worried about what's coming down the line, the second wildcard is the more useful one

                        1. Kakashi Of The Leaf
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 4 days ago

                          Cheers mate. Much appreciated

                      2. Pep Roulette
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        You've a good team! Ditch Auba & Alli this week! McCarthy is okay for the next 2 games! Also Werner & Havertz can go crazy in the next 2!

                        1. Kakashi Of The Leaf
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 4 days ago

                          Cheers Pep. Thanks

                  2. SHOOTER MCGINN
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Waiting is definitely best. Seems completely random game weeks so far. Surely there won't be this many goals every week and teams will tighten up. Defence could be more valuable in a couple of weeks time.

                    Very tempting to WC but in a lot of teams I've seen it's just chasing last week's points.

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

                      Doesn't matter if you play your wildcard solely based on stats, fixtures and the eye test, and the players in your current team fail on some of these standards or are unfit/out of favour/yet to blend in

                      I know from my GW2 wildcard, even though I didn't get Son... Which I don't consider a mistake anyway, because stats and eye test said no

                  3. Pat Bonner
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Try not to focus on ML leader and just play your own game. Long way to go. Can change very quickly

                    1. Kakashi Of The Leaf
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Cheers mate.

                      1. Pat Bonner
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        Good luck

                    2. tinear
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      True

                4. Mortinho
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Do Saint-Maximin to Podence for -4?

                  1. mynameisq
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Would give ASM one last game and then do it for free, spurs can't defend

                    1. Pukki Blinders
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      there won't be one last game if he's out

                      1. mynameisq
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        Well yeah, I'm assuming a 10 year vet knows to get rid of an injured player after a presser

                  2. Pep Roulette
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    If he's injured, then do it

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

                  Anything in Castagne’s previous stats for other clubs to suggest that he can keep these attacking returns coming. There are some great options for .5 less but is anyone considering him after the City game?

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

                  27 points this GW and no players left. 27 points! Last season ended at 6.7k OR, now at 3.7 mil OR and will drop even more today.

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

                    *hugs*

                  2. SHOOTER MCGINN
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Early days with a lot of players getting massive scores. If you've got them you're doing well, if not you're not. I finished like 8k last year and down at 3m. Lateriser doing even worse so far and he knows what he's doing. In time rank gains will come.

                  3. Pep Roulette
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Long way to go mate! Cheer up!

                  4. bench boost for every gamew…
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Dont worry. Season is Long.

                  5. Old Man
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Similar story but I'm at 4.2million and no players left

                7. BigBrown
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Martinez

                    Justin, Taylor, Digne

                    Auba, Son, Rodriguez, Greenwood

                    Vardy, Jimenez, DCL

                    Bench
                    Steer, Klich, Mitchell, Douglas

                    1.6 ITB

                    Any suggestions for my squad or G2G?

                    Cheers!

                  • Dr. Rog
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Here my wc

                    Martinez steer
                    Diggers saiss James (justinho mitchell)
                    Salah sterling son soucek (biss)
                    Werner Jimmy dcl

                    1. Karan14
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Would personally downgrade Werner or Son and strengthen other areas.

                      1. Dr. Rog
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        Can’t have em all.

                        It’s pick 2 of taa, son, Werner.
                        Or it’s pick 1 of them and have 2 more midrange type options like jrod, zaha, Wilson.

                    2. Pat Bonner
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Nice team

                    3. mynameisq
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Here my rating

                      Good team, not too sure about soucek every week

                    4. tinear
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      I like this

                    5. seewhyaxe
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Diggers = ..?

                  • jam sandwich
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    did Adams --> Wood in a drunken haze last night. but actually feels like a reasonable move?

                    1. Pep Roulette
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      I'm not selling Adams at least for the next 2! He's been looking dangerous!

                    2. SHOOTER MCGINN
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Just done the same move in FanTeam. Best of a bad bunch right now potentially

                  • CONNERS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Hi all

                    Those with McCarthy on WC - who are you bringing in to replace him?

                    Was thinking keep for next two then switch to Ryan perhaps?

                    1. Pep Roulette
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      If you're on WC, then get a set & forget keeper!

                    2. HODGE
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Martinez game in hand and a really good player

                    3. Pat Bonner
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Never use a transfer on a GK. Get who you want now and stick. Martinez at villa would be my choice but see how they look tonight

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

                      Thanks. Have Villa strengthened much in defence otherwise though?

                      Agree set and forget would be best.

                    5. jia you jia you
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      It will be one of Pope or Alisson set and forget for me I think...normally go for a 4.5 but don't really fancy any atm.

                  • Avery78
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Would you change out
                    A. Martial to Jimi?
                    B. Martial to Werner?
                    Thnx

                    1. Avery78
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Or C. Keep him for now?

                    2. mynameisq
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      A

                    3. HODGE
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      I would only do martial to Werner if your looking to captain Werner in one of the next few gws

                    4. tinear
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      I’d keep for at least 1 more week

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

                    West Ham's defensive stats are surprisingly... Err... Good