Scout Notes

Injury updates on Lamptey and Saint-Maximin after Albion’s FPL assets impress

Newcastle United 0-3 Brighton and Hove Albion

  • Goals: Neal Maupay (£6.5m) x2, Aaron Connolly (£5.5m)
  • Assists: Tariq Lamptey (£4.5m), Leandro Trossard (£6.0m), Maupay
  • Bonus: Maupay x3, Connolly x2, Lewis Dunk (£5.0m) x1

Brighton put a sorry Newcastle to the sword with a performance full of fluency, cohesion and Tariq Lamptey (£4.5m).

Seagulls striker Neal Maupay (£6.5m) got all the points, but it was the young wing-back who drew all the praise with an eye-catching display full of pace and attacking intent.

He set up the Seagulls’ first goal, a Maupay penalty, when he was fouled by Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.5m) and had a hand in the second, releasing Leandro Trossard (£6.0m) down the flank, the Belgian then crossing for the French forward to apply a deft finish.

All of that happened in the first seven minutes, although Maupay’s day wasn’t done as he provided the assist for Brighton’s third goal, late in the game, sweetly scored by his strike partner Aaron Connolly (£5.5m) following a superb team move.

With maximum bonus awarded as well, the frontman ended up with a 16-point haul for his modest 1.7% ownership – a figure that had actually shrunk from its Gameweek 1 levels thanks to the 9,748, presumably very bitter, Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers who had sold him.

But even then, all the talk was of Lamptey.

Of the Brighton players, only Trossard (20) had more touches in the final third than the defender. He also matched the front pair for penalty area touches (three), forced a save from Karl Darlow (£5.0m) and still had time to lead the way for interceptions, with four.

But such are the vagaries of FPL rules, Lamptey ended the match with just four points because he packed all of that into 57 minutes of action before going off with a knock, thus missing out on clean sheet and, almost certainly, bonus points as well.

Potter was keen to resist the temptation to praise Lamptey more than the team as a whole post-match:

It was a really good team performance, it’s not really fair or right to single anyone out.

But in the end, he just couldn’t help himself:

He’s got such pace, he threatens the backline of the defence so well and then he does his own defensive work as well, he’s amazing. I have spoken about his personality a lot, he just wants to improve and wants to learn, he’s so refreshing to work with.

Fantasy managers have certainly taken notice of Lamptey – he’s the only Brighton player in the top 20 for Gameweek 3 transfers in, despite that knock and the fact the Seagulls will be playing host to Manchester United.

That match-up starts a generally tough run of fixtures over the next ten Gameweeks for Potter’s side, with Everton, Spurs, Liverpool, Leicester and a derby with Crystal Palace all to come before Christmas, and a run of four games in under a fortnight, turns up to muddy the waters even further.

It remains to be seen whether Brighton can find a consistency that eluded them for large swathes of last season, but they were utterly dominant at St James’ Park on Sunday.

Trossard produced attacking returns for the second straight week and was unlucky not to score when his shot hit the post, Connolly was also denied by the woodwork and Darlow was kept busy throughout.

The same could not be said of his opposite number, and Brighton’s most owned player in FPL, the 18%-owned Mat Ryan.

Newcastle didn’t manage a single shot on target all match, with the 287,000+ new owners of striker Callum Wilson (£6.5m and 13.7%) missing their one big chance when he headed Miguel Almiron‘s (£6.0m) cross over from close range.

Magpies boss Steve Bruce didn’t spare the horses with his assessment of the team:

We gave ourselves a mountain to climb. We’ve gifted them the first two goals. When you start like that it’ll be a difficult afternoon. Since I’ve been here it’s like this. We do okay for a while, then we throw a hand grenade in. We’ve got to be better than we were today.

It was more damp squib than hand grenade for the side’s most popular FPL asset, the 18%-owned Saint-Maximin. He provided no cover for Jamal Lewis (£4.5m), leaving the left-back to be tormented by Lamptey time and again.

And when the winger did attempt to stop the rampaging defender, it ended in a penalty for Brighton and an ankle injury for the midfielder which he failed to run off, leading to his substitution after 32 wretched minutes.

Lewis was even more unfortunate, having to leave the field late on with a head injury after being caught by the high boot of Yves Bissouma (£4.5m). The challenge was clumsy rather than malicious, but it led to a VAR-influenced red card for the midfielder.

Bruce issued a ‘wait and see’ verdict on the injuries to both his players and both managers agreed that Bissouma was right to be dismissed, with Potter possibly only needing to make do without his man for one league match should they progress in the EFL Cup this week.

Not that the Brighton boss has ever been frightened to change things up, and he was at it again on Sunday, switching from three centre-halves to a flat back four to counter Bruce’s decision to ditch his floundering 4-4-2 formation at half-time.

Potter’s move worked like a charm, but he will need to curb last season’s desire to change his personnel too regularly if Brighton are going to replicate the Newcastle performance on a regular basis.

If that turns out to be the case, then their assets will warrant further Fantasy consideration.

As for Newcastle, Sunday’s debacle has prompted a rush to sell their stars, with Saint-Maximin and Wilson both in the top ten for transfers out.

Based on their tough immediate – Spurs, Burnley, Man United and Wolves over the next four Gameweeks – that looks like a wise move.


Newcastle United XI (4-4-2): Darlow; Manquillo, Fernandez, Lascelles, Lewis; Hayden, Shelvey (Joelinton 72′), Hendrick, Saint-Maximin (Fraser 33′); Carroll (Almiron 45′), Wilson.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (3-4-3): Ryan; White, Dunk, Webster; Lamptey (Burn 58′), Bissouma, Alzate, March (Lallana 78′); Trossard, Maupay, Connolly (Jahanbakhsh 90′).

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586 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Hi guys, do you reckon ASM will be fit for the spurs game at the weekend?

    1. Will J 256
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Sorry for bad top post!

      1. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Even if he was, I'd consider selling. I thought those first couple of fixtures were more favourable than reality showed them to be!

    2. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      not sure but even if fit not expecting a return based on what I have seen this season. Third on my bench

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Nobody knows, gotta wait for updates mid week

      1. Will J 256
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Fair enough thanks guys!

    4. Paul Psychic Octopus
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Better have a word with my mate Graham Scott and make sure he gives NO PENALTIES to Villa this evening.

  2. ElliotJHP
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Jacky Grealish watch tonight, looks like he's in the front 3

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      He always has been in the front 3

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Hope he goes wild!

    3. Silent Friend
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      They will switch to 4-2-3-1 soon, Grealish N10 with Traore + Rashica on the wings

    4. Klopp it
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Hope he's on fire, I need big points off him and sterling the nyt

  3. PascalCygan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    My team is giving me a headache - but I still don't know if a wildcard is the way to go.

    Do we think McCarthy and Adams keep their places? If so, do I give them Burnley (a) and WBA (H) as last chances?

    Is Auba to Sterling/KdB (and maybe ASM to Podence) enough for this week (will reassess later tonight)?

    Or do I need to rip this up? Having a play with a wildcard now, I'd probably make seven changes.

    GW2 blew my team apart!

    0ITB, 1FT
    McCarthy Steer
    TAA Egan Justin Ayling Mitchell
    Salah Auba Bruno ASM Reed
    Werner Mitro Adams

    Any feedback appreciated - thanks!

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Many fires to put out there.

      1. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yes. McCarthy, Adams and ASM feel like raging infernos, while the defence needs changing too.

        Would the damage caused by trying to push through GW3 with 1 or 2 transfers outweigh the positives of a later wildcard?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Believe it or not, I don't think Adams is a raging fire to be put out. Two great fixtures coming up.

          I would sooner remove Egan, Auba, ASM than Adams.

          1. PascalCygan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Adams has missed a lot of chances which is both encouraging (in that he's getting them) and frustrating.

            I'd like to have him for WBA at home. Just hope he keeps his place for these two matches!

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Nothing wrong with that team imo, Auba ASM are probably the priority transfers though. Definitely worried about McCarthy but won't take him out unless we know for sure he's dropped

      1. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Thanks. Guess I'd have to ask the same thing, do you think the damage caused by trying to push through GW3 with those 1 or 2 transfers would outweigh the positives of a later wildcard?

        I'd like to hold but I don't know if I can afford to get cast further adrift...

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Realistically how many transfers would you make on a WC? I myself have no Wolves, no Spurs and only 1 everton but I don't think it's worth panicking over. Too early in the season to kneejerk all your picks out for players who have done well in only the first 1-2 gameweeks. WC has so much more value when we have a decent sample size to work with, say after 5-6 gameweeks just so we don't get mislead by false bandwagons.

          1. PascalCygan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Thanks. This is what I was saying last week to friends who wanted to pull the wildcard trigger then! Some of those who didn't actually did quite well. I should listen to your advice (and my own) but this weekend's action has really changed the complexion of my team.

            Looking at the team, I'd probably make 7/8 but I also think it could be a decent team by just moving Auba to City and maybe shifting ASM for a hit or starting Mitchell.

            The fact I didn't wildcard last night probably shows how reluctant I am to do it now!

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      That team has no Wolves, no Son and no Everton. I think it's WC time.

      1. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        It had Son in GW1 - I was one of the many who sold him for Bruno!

        Thanks. Those teams and City are who I want more than any other.

    4. moz_1983
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      No WC needed as far as I'm concerned, just a FT or two. I'm doing Auba > City after tonight and maybe ditching ASM due to potential injury.

      Hopefully Hassenhut will have learned his lesson in implementing a ridiculously high line after that Spurs spanking. I have McCarthy and will hold for now.

      1. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Thanks. Those are the moves I'm contemplating too.

  4. Silent Friend
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    NOrwood

  5. ivantys
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Trezeguet in front 3 looks promising

    • ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Arise Lord Egan

      1. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Need a cleanie and a goal

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Real shame I can't watch Wolves vs City, currently sitting with 6 players from them in my WC squad...

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Why can't u watch?

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Other tasks to do

    • Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Surely nobody is using a transfer on transferring out Bissouma?!

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I would imagine only people on wildcards or dumdums would do it

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          I hope so. Can't be doing with him dropping in price!

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            By choosing not to WC this week, you're deciding that team value is not that important.

            A lot of popular guys like Soucek, Werner, Bissouma are all going to fall.

            1. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              WCing just because of a few drops would be ridiculous

              1. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                I'm not saying you should WC! It's totally fine. Just be prepared to lose that value.

                1. Bubz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  I came 290th last season with a team value of about 101.5m 😆 definitely prepared to lose value on players I want to keep long term

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

                  The value will come back for all of them when they haul after casuals sell

                  1. Bubz
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    I'm really looking forward to Werner doing a Son

          2. kevchenko
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Surely it wouldn't matter if he dropped in price, as you won't be taking him out?

            1. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              Well I will at some point this season

              1. kevchenko
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Worryin' bout days like worryin' if the sun's gonna come up 😉

                Hope you get the reference there Bubz

                1. Bubz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  Nice 😎

      2. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Bissouma to Burke

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Why? Were you planning on playing Bissouma?

          1. Inazuma X1
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            No but Bissouma will fall in value

            1. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              If you transfer out every player that's about to drop in your team this season you'll struggle

      3. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Plenty of casuals will see a red flag and take him out for a hit

      4. Joey Tribbiani
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Im little bit tempted to use my 3mil ITB on him to go 5 in midfield

          1. Pep bites Kun
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Nothing wrong with that if it strengthens your position. The point that was being made is there's no point using a transfer like-for-like if you're not going to play the guy

            1. Joey Tribbiani
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Agreed

          2. Pep bites Kun
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Nope - just moved down the bench fodder order

            1. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              You know it

              1. Jack Burton
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Na keeping he can stay on my bench as punishment

          3. Klaren
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            If Burke scores or assists today, price fall will be inevitable. If not, I'd assume he should be fine.

        • tissae
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Mourinho on Sergio Reguilon: "You ask me about Sergio and I think Sergio will be quite quick. He is in the last period of his recovery. He cannot play on Tuesday but I would say he will be available for us maybe for the end of the week"

          Now does that mean Davies plays cup and Europa League, and Reguilon comes in at the weekend?

          1. BenDavies
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Probably, but I'd wait if you're thinking about getting him in on a wildcard.

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 9 days ago

              Ironic BenDavies is admitting to his own dropping from the team

          2. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Seems so, panic time

        • YEAH PITCH!
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Burke starts then.

        • Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Burke?

          What's going on?

        • Silent Friend
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Traore not on the bench ....

        • Paul Psychic Octopus
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Better have a word with my mate Graham Scott and make sure he give NO PENALTIES to Villa this evening.

        • Inazuma X1
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Too bad SHU have terrible fixtures otherwise Burke would be a good option

          1. ivantys
              1 month, 9 days ago

              Just need him to start against Fulham!

          2. Traction Engine Foot
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            My team is a bit of a mess but has scored ok so far. Main issues are I have no Chelsea or Wolves, no bench at all and the structure is messed up. Can I get away with just Auba to KDB/Sterling this week or should I WC?

            McCarthy
            TAA Egan Mitchell Justin
            Salah, Auba, Son, Fernandes
            Wilson, DCL

            Martin, Bissouma, Vinagre, Vassilev

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              You have Son and DCL. No need to WC.

              Auba + Vinagre > KdB + Saiss job done.

              1. Traction Engine Foot
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                I wanted to do that but Vinagre price drop means I'm 0.1 off..

                1. Scholes Out Forever
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  I wouldnt WC

                  Maybe just Auba + Wilson --> Hames + Jimmy?

                  1. Traction Engine Foot
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Thanks. I like those moves but feel getting a City mid is most essential, though that might change after tonight!

              2. Scholes Out Forever
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Camzy are you on WC atm? I know you were thinking about it couple days ago

                1. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  Yes. I had no Wolves, no Son and no DCL.

                  1. Igz08
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    In the same boat after selling Son

          3. Scholes Out Forever
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            I think Watkins will be a sneaky good pick this season

            1. Pep Roulette
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              My Adams replacement after 2 gameweeks

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

              More like an obvious template pick

              1. Scholes Out Forever
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Really? Havent seen a lot of him at all, even in WC teams

                1. Bubz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  He'll be in everyones after he scores tonight no doubt

          4. jdp219
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Best mid 6 or under to replace ASM?
            1) Trossard
            2) Klich
            3) Podence/Neto
            4) Townsend
            5) Other?

            1. jdp219
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              PS - Already have Soucek (for better or worse)

          5. Dr. Rog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Just been watching Arsenal clips and Gabriel looks very competent. Top 4 is possible this season especially with Auba signing - Arsenal are better than utd and spurs, and whilst everton and wolves will be good this year they wont be that good.

            1. Top Mark.S
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              At whose expense?

              Chelsea? United?

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

                The two teams with incompetent managers

            2. kevchenko
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              Making such a dogmatic statement about where teams will finish when we haven't even completed 2 gameweeks yet is a bit foolish.

            3. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 9 days ago

              Top 4 purely based on Gabriel? Arsenal's creativity is still lacking and I fail to see any midfield signings...

            4. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              They looked awful this weekend

            5. ElChapo
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 9 days ago

              An Arsenal fan preaching about how Gabriel will allow Arsenal to finish top 4 because he makes them better than both United and Spurs, on a Fantasy football forum.

              I don't think i've ever seen anything more "Arsenal"...

              1. Nightcrawler
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Utd fan here cant see us finishing above arsenal

            6. SAY MY NAME
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              I'm a lifelong Gooner, and i'm afraid to say i think we'll struggle for top 4, still a work in progress and a lot still to be done, plus i agree with some other comments about lack of midfield creativity , and may take a while to work out our best defence

            7. Pep bites Kun
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 9 days ago

              Speculation 🙂

          6. Will J 256
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Currently have a lot of fires to put out in my side. What would be the best approach here? Have 1FT by the way!
            Ryan | Walton
            Trent | Davies | Taylor | KWP | Mitchell |
            Salah | Auba | Rodriguez | Greenwood | ASM
            Werner | Mitrovic | Davis

            1. Apwilkin
                1 month, 9 days ago

                ASM first priority i would say. Davies a close second.

            2. Apwilkin
                1 month, 9 days ago

                Debating on bringing Foden in for ASM this week, but you know, pep... One part of me wants to think that if he gets the start today, he might be a lock, but with pep that could easily mean he wont play next weekend.

                1. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  Exactly. One start for Pep doesn't make you nailed

                  Also, Gundo's Covid-19 isolation means we can't fully trust the data from Pep's XI today, as this means the only competitions for Foden are Mahrez and Bilva... Or Dinho + Rodri in a very defensive setup, which I don't expect

                  1. Scholes Out Forever
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Depends on if Foden plays in midfield 3 or front 3. Remember Ferran Torres is a RWer as well.

                    KDB, Bilva/Foden, Rodri is probably midfield today but who knows. Zinchenko can also play CM

                    1. Ze_Austin
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      I completely forgot Zinch, who did well two seasons ago and is refusing to push to leave City for a reason, probably a promise of game time X_X

                      Torres... FFS

                      Expecting him to be eased in, but his purchase right as Dilva left is a tad ominous for the roulette

                      1. Apwilkin
                          1 month, 9 days ago

                          Very crowded squad for game time... I guess will see how today shakes out. Might have to avoid foden for a week or 2 more.

                2. Mackan49
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  What to do with this team? Need to wildcard or should I use my 2FT with perhaps a -4? 0,0itb

                  Leno (Nyland)

                  Walker, TAA, Tierney, Douglas, Williams

                  Salah, Auba, Son, Soucek

                  Kane, Antonio, Davis

                  1. kevchenko
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Auba to James Rodriguez
                    Antonio to Jiminez or G.Jesus

                    😮

                    Obviously see how city get on 😀

                3. HollywoodXI
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  Hands up who’s scouting City players tonight? O/

                  1. Das Boot
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    maybe Mahrez.

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

                  Bugger off Steer you wet tea bag...

                5. THFC4LIFE
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 9 days ago

                  Anyone else own McCarthy Egan Davies ASM Auba and Adams?? What you planning to do?

                  1. kevchenko
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    McCarthy - sticking with until a wildcard
                    Egan - same, hope for an unexpected clean sheet tonight or next week against Leeds (looked much more likely before the season started!
                    Davies - would need to go on a wildcard too now he doesn't seem nailed - Saiss the obvious switch.
                    Auba - watch City tonight and pick one of the Man City players, or get J.Rodriguez and upgrade.....
                    Adams to Jesus or Jiminez.

                  2. moz_1983
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    McC, Egan, Auba and ASM.

                    Shipping Auba tonight for City, getting rid of ASM as well due to his injury and imminent price drop. Sticking with Egan and McC, for now.

                  3. Zilla
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Own all except Adams, won't WC. Need to bin ASM and Davies though asap. Rest hopefully turn it around..

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

                    McCarthy - looks bad but decent fixtures
                    Egan - fine pick, wait and assess later
                    Davies - probably an issue unless you have a bench player for this week
                    ASM - remove ASAP
                    Adams - Keep
                    Auba - sell

                  5. THFC4LIFE
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Cheers all

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

                  We all know what will happen next GW. Adams punish the sellers and DCL blanks.

                  1. Apwilkin
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      I really hope so.

                    • Scholes Out Forever
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      on DCL for the value more than anything. Good form and fixture is a bonus

                  2. Will J 256
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Currently have Ben Davies, ASM and Auba. Have 1FT. What would you advise here? Trying to avoid a -8!!

                    1. Bubz
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      Weakest link is ASM

                    2. kevchenko
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      No real need to move Auba on for the sake of it...
                      If ASM is playing next week for you, I'd move him on for perhaps Podence (depending on how he looks tonight)...
                      If you hav no cover on the bench for Davies, maybe move him on for Lamptey, Saiss etc?

                      I wouldn't consider a -8 though, spending 8 points taking out Aubamayang will never make sense.

                  3. Tosa86
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    last draft WC:

                    Guaita - Ryan
                    mitchell - digne - castagne - TAA - saiss
                    Son - Zaha - Rodriguez - KDB - podence/costa
                    jimenez - mitrovic - DCL

                    any suggestion?

                  4. Nightcrawler
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Martinez 1st choice steer 2nd choice until heaton comes back at least

                    1. kevchenko
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      Yeah?

                  5. kevchenko
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    As a Vardy owner, I'm sticking with him because I feel like if I take him out, he'll punish me GW4 (WHU) and GW5 (AST)

                    Going to be a touch watch next weekend though when Jiminez, Jesus, Kane all score and he is absolutely anonymous.

                    1. Bubz
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      Likes to show up against the big teams though doesnt he

                      1. Nightcrawler
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 9 days ago

                        Scored at eithad last season

                        1. Jonflamingo
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 9 days ago

                          Wouldn't be surprised if he does score and burn me

                      2. kevchenko
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 9 days ago

                        I hope so, but I don't want to let myself believe that after last nights display. 😀

                        DCL, Werner and Vardy all have lovely fixtures GW4 and GW5 (DCL has Liverpool that week but I think he's going to be fixture proof now)

                        I'm tempted by the WC for GW5 though at the moment, when the international break and transfer window closes.

                    2. Jonflamingo
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      Hmm think I will switch him to Jiminez in my mini wc this week. His expected goal involvement is below Eleny and he was just nowhere against Burnley.

                      1. kevchenko
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 9 days ago

                        Yeah, he's on the pens though and he does defy the underlying stats doesn't he?

                    3. skodaole2
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 9 days ago

                      Lei scored 4 vs Bur defence, why not scoring a couple vs MCI? Plus vs MCI they will play defensively so more space for Vardy

                  6. FOO FIGHTER
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 9 days ago

                    Scenes when KDB plays a holding role tonight.