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Should FPL managers sell Aubameyang ahead of Arsenal’s tough fixture run?

Arsenal 2-1 West Ham United

  • Goals: Alexandre Lacazette (£8.5m), Eddie Nketiah (£6.0m) | Michail Antonio (£6.4m)
  • Assists: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£12.0m), Dani Ceballos (£5.5m) | Ryan Fredericks (£4.5m)
  • Bonus: Nketiah x3, Ceballos x2, Lacazette x1

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£12.0m) is top of the charts for Fantasy Premier League transfers out ahead of Gameweek 3, with over 250,000 FPL bosses having offloaded the Gabon international since last Saturday’s deadline.

Modest returns in the opening two Gameweeks is one reason for the exodus but Arsenal’s upcoming fixture run is arguably the single biggest contributing factor, with the Gunners now facing five fixtures against sides who finished in the top half last season.


In nine meetings against these five clubs last season, Aubameyang delivered just two goals and one assist.

Even a player who consistently boasts one of the best goal conversion records in the division would struggle with his underlying numbers in these games: the premium midfielder managed only two shots on target (scoring both, naturally) and averaged less than one effort in the box per appearance.

Top half last season doesn’t necessarily mean top half this season, of course, and the jury is still out on a Sheffield United backline without the services of Dean Henderson (£5.5m).

Liverpool’s high defensive line was exposed by Leeds in Gameweek 1, meanwhile, and Aubameyang put Manchester City to the sword in the FA Cup semi-final in July.

Still, the fact remains that the Gunners’ Gameweek 3-7 opponents were all in the top six for fewest goals conceded in 2019/20.

Aubameyang will almost certainly bag at least one attacking return, maybe even a handful, in his upcoming five matches, but is he likely to outscore the premium assets from the other ‘big six’ clubs over the same timeframe?

And in how many of these fixtures would we realistically captain the Gabon international?

On paper, a premium midfielder exchange seems to be a straightforward decision – but FPL, as this weekend showed, may have other ideas.

ONE SHOT

Aubameyang was by some distance the most-captained FPL asset of Gameweek 2, with over two million Fantasy managers handing him the armband.

One solitary assist for Alexandre Lacazette‘s (£8.5m) opener was all that he could muster, with the Frenchman nodding home his teammate’s cross after just 24 minutes.

The expected avalanche of points failed to materialise as both player and club struggled to carve out chances, with Aubameyang’s only shot of the match coming from distance in the 90th minute.

There was mitigation for his own display though.

Aubameyang had cultivated a good understanding with Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£5.0m) and Kieran Tierney (£5.5m) down the left flank recently and he was without both of his comrades at the Emirates, with the former benched and the latter succumbing to an injury in the warm-up.

Bukayo Saka (£5.5m) and Sead Kolasinac (£4.9m) came into the side and although Saka “assisted the assister” for both of the hosts’ goals, the rapport simply wasn’t there between the left-sided trio for much of the game.

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Mikel Arteta acknowledged a disjointed performance from his troops after full-time, saying:

I think we were a little bit lucky in certain moments, but we found a way in the end to win it and that’s the mentality I want from the team, to always believe that we can do it until the last moment, even when we have difficult games where suffer and make it very difficult for ourselves in certain positions.

But in the end, it’s three points and that’s what we’re here for. We will take some big notes because there are a lot of things to improve.

It’s very strange because we were talking with the staff today that they had their best week in terms of decision making, quality and execution with the ball by far since I joined the club, but then in the first 15 minutes, they gave the ball to the wrong colour too often. We need to improve on that and we know that we still have a lot of work to do here, but at least they kept trying and nobody tried to hide.

On Tierney’s injury, the Arsenal boss added:

Kieran is fine. He had a little muscular discomfort in the last few days. He tried today and worked in the warm-up but he wasn’t feeling comfortable today.
 
We believed that he was going to be fit but during the warm-up, in the last 10 minutes, he said he wasn’t feeling OK. We had to make a decision. We were prepared just in case and Kola came on and had a good game.

ANTONIO BACK AMONG THE GOALS

After an anticlimactic Gameweek 1, Michail Antonio (£6.4m) was back on the scoresheet at the Emirates.

Encouragingly, he was occupying the sorts of areas that led to his purple patch of form after lockdown ended in June.

His 44th-minute goal from a Ryan Fredericks (£4.5m) cross came from inside the six-yard box and he had an excellent chance to add to that tally after the break, failing to make proper contact on an Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) delivery from close range.

Antonio then hit the bar with a header midway through the second half and saw a goalbound shot blocked in the subsequent melee.

West Ham’s awful upcoming fixture run will put many FPL managers off but few players could compete with Antonio’s underlying stats after lockdown ended and there were encouraging signs that he could recapture that form on Saturday.

MOYES GOES 3-4-3

With Mark Noble (£5.0m) injured, David Moyes called on Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) to replace him and turned to a 3-4-3 for the trip to north London.

While Jarrod Bowen (£6.4m) and Tomas Soucek (£5.0m) were not at their best, Masuaku was excellent in a left wing-back role and West Ham delivered a much-improved display following their poor performance in Gameweek 1 – something to perhaps consider for those targeting assets who play the Hammers in weeks to come.

Moyes’ troops registered twice as many shots as their hosts, with their goal not coming under much threat after Lacazette’s opener – that is, until a lapse in concentration allowed Dani Ceballos (£5.5m) to set up Eddie Nketiah (£6.0m) for Arsenal’s late winner.

Moyes said of his side’s display:

We were massively improved from last week. We made chances, played well, wanted to be as good as we could. But ultimately we are playing a form team. I am disappointed that we have not come away with a point at least.

Arsenal XI (3-4-3): Leno; Holding, Gabriel, Kolasinac; Bellerin, Ceballos, Xhaka, Saka (Luiz 89′); Willian (Pepe 64′), Lacazette (Nketiah 77′), Aubameyang.

West Ham United XI (3-4-3): Fabianski; Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Fredericks, Rice, Soucek, Masuaku (Anderson 85′); Bowen (Yarmolenko 83′), Antonio, Fornals (Haller 87′).

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3,517 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The Red Devil
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    After my lowest ever GQ score with couple of sending offs, injuries, on my WC
    Few things to ask
    Keep Werner vs WBA?
    Foden + kdb too much on a WC?
    Can Zaha keep up the form?
    Best budget midfielder? Klich/Podence/Neto?
    James or digne? Who's the better Everton 2nd option?
    What about United assets? Keep one or wait for them to get upto speed?

    For me- might keep Werner just for WBA
    Might go for someone like klich as 5th mid instead of Zaha
    James seems much better creatively & higher ceiling compared to digne
    Regarding United- I'm on wait & watch, don't think they're fully upto speed yet, might take a couple of weeks

    Thoughts?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Yes, keep.
      Its not too much
      As of now, it looks like he will able to maintain the form
      Prefer Podence due to fixtures
      James
      Wait for now

    2. Bruno Fernandes
        2 months, 14 days ago

        For me,
        1) Keep werner
        2) no but just mind foden's playing time...he should get 2000+ min this season
        3) His finishing was good and got into dangerous positions so why not?
        4) Klich...podence and neto will rotate nailed if semedo arrives
        5) James
        6) Unsure:(

      • Bruno Fernandes
          2 months, 14 days ago

          sorry, podence and neto will rotate if semedo arrives:)

        • Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Keep
          Not at all, have you seen those fixtures? Besides, it's City
          Probably, Eze and Bats are very useful for him
          Podence
          Rodriguez is world class but Digne is a top 5 scoring defender surely, depends on team structure
          Wait, fixtures are dreadful

        • The Red Devil
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Thanks everyone, gonna be tough getting all these form players

      • WE GO FOR IT
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        What's everyone's thoughts about Podence for ASM?

        1. Reyson
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          good imo if is free.

          1. WE GO FOR IT
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Right now it will be for free. But I may make 1/2 moves after the Carabao Cup fixtures which would be for a hit.

        2. El Niño Yanqui
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          ASM is alright but seems injury prone - like a lower quality Pulisic with all the same injury drama

          Podence looks legit and nailed. Now that Jota is going to spend his Saturday’s day dreaming in an ugly uniform - the most ugly uniform of all sports with the ugliest and silliest team song in all sports.

        3. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          He looks good and good fixtures. Don’t like the fact he stepped over one from 12 yards and left it for someone else.
          It’s want just KDB he put the megs on he did Rodri too 🙂

        4. WE GO FOR IT
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Cheers all! Looks like Podence is in the team!

      • SpagBol
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Hey guys,
        Thoughts on what to do with this team?
        Should I wildcard? Ranked 2.4 million overall...

        1FT and 0.4M itb

        __________________________________________
        McCarthy
        TAA Justin Taylor Vinagre
        Salah Auba Rodriguez
        Werner Martial Mitro

        Button | ASM Bissouma Ferguson
        __________________________________________

      • Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Why are people not considering Barnes? I get City up next but after that he had WHM, AVL. Memories of last season's 19 pointer when noone else had him..

        1. Rassi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Had him since gw1

        2. El Niño Yanqui
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Barnes is a badass

          I should have had him but I settled for a clown named Greenwood

          I was worried that Rodgers was going to rotate him. Terrible decision cause now I have damaged goods in Greenwood with imp Pogba already working to remove his young soul

          If Greenwood doesn’t make better friends, he will be Lingard 2.0

          1. Lukakus Unit
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Greenwood already has more talent than Lingard ever had.

      • Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Which one for the next few? Price no issue

        A) Foden
        B) Hamez R

        1. HurriKane
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          B

          1. Rolls-Royce
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Why? I can see Foden playing #10 for the next few until Bernado Silva is back. Could be gold.

            1. HurriKane
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              its different how you see and how pep sees.

              Foden will rotate with Mahrez based on tactics on a particular game

        2. El Niño Yanqui
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          A

        3. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          B

        4. Burger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I've just sold Foden, if anything for my sanity as I can't go through the pain of pep roulette and he will miss minutes.

      • El Niño Yanqui
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        In a normal situation you could keep Aubameyang but you have West Brom, Fulham, Southampton, Burnley, and Leeds playing NO defense

        Auba might score a goal on Liverpool but even Trezeguet might Hattrick Fulham

        Just to get the chaps morale back up, Chelsea might score 5 or 6 on West Brom

        Fixtures Trump everything until some teams start parking the Bus to at least be respectable

      • BNMC
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Still on the KDB vs Sterling fence. May be better off just flipping a coin and sticking with one for the season.

        1. Bring back Rafa
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I think Sterling goes better against weaker opposition whereas KDB plays well against anyone.

          So Id prefer KDB unless if City have a very favourable fixture. But even then if they do I'd probably go both if I could

      • Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Chances of martial and wilson not dropping this week?

        Would be very annoying

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          There could be a chance. We'll have to see on a day2day basis.

        2. El Niño Yanqui
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Martial doesn’t drop - only rises

          FPL people are MU fans

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            He is on around -50 though

      • klopptimusprime
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Anyone know how long Fergusson (CRY) and Ricardo (LEI) are out for?

        1. Silent Friend
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Clyne training with Palace
          Pereira out after gw8 at least

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Pretty sure it means nothing that clyne is training with palace. Even if they sign him Ferguson should be first choice.

      • Silent Friend
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Egan got total -2 after first 2 easy fixtures

        1. El Niño Yanqui
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Yes, I own this clown

          Hopefully Sheff Utd gets relegated and I don’t have to see this name next season

          1. Silent Friend
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Lmfao

      • john25
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Repost

        Hey guys, best mid for up to 5.6m? Podence? (is he nailed on with Semedo signed?), Klich? Costa? Anyone else?

        Cheers

        1. Silent Friend
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          He will be rotated with Neto and Traore

      • KingZZ
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Is it mad to consider getting in both Salah and Mane?

      • HurriKane
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Would you do ASM to Podence for a hit?

        Podence- whu FUL lee NEW CRY

        ASM- tot BUR MUN wol EVE

        Im thinking can easily pay off over next 5 fixtures given how good wolves fixtures look compared to ASM.

        Thoughts are welcomed

        1. Silent Friend
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Yes

          1. HurriKane
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Same thinking. Plus ASM likely to fall in price with a potential 0.2 drop on the cards as heel's flagged now

            Really impressed with Podence performance over fast 2 gws especially against man city

            1. Eewraks
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 14 days ago

              yes i just did it with a -4 hit. I know he is a rotation risk but he looks so good against 2 good defences

      • RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Which choice on WC?

        A) Anguissa, Jimenez, Ings
        B) Bruno, Mitrovic, Brewster

        Other attackers are KDB, Salah, Son, Rodriguez, DCL

        1. Silent Friend
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          B

        2. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          A

        3. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          C could be Foden, Kane, Brewster

        4. Stram Dunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 14 days ago

          A

      • KUN_DE_BRU_YNE
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Best three 5.0£ defender?

        1. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Saiss, James

        2. HurriKane
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          James Saiss Lamptey

        3. L'Aeroplanino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Coady
          Keane
          Dier

        4. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Saiss and James

        5. DD
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Saiss, James, Keane/Coleman

          1. Lukakus Unit
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Saiss is 5.1 now.

            1. DD
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Ahh I didn't notice. Same with James. My bad.
              Dier, Coleman and Keane then

      • Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Any changes you would make to this WC team?

        Martinez
        Robbo James Siass
        Salah KdB Rodriguez Podence
        Werner Jiminez DCL

        Steer Anguissa Justin Mitchell

        0.0inb

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Looks good

      • klopptimusprime
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        On WC

        4/5th Mid spot with 12.1ITB: Planning on playing 343 so 5th MID will rotate with Watkins (AVL).

        a) Foden + any 5.5 (Podence/Leeds)
        b) Zaha/Barnes + any 5.0 (Soucek)
        c) James + any 4.5 (Anguissa)
        d) any other

        Thx gents

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          A with Pod

      • Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        GTG here or Bruno to Son (-4) and captain?

        Martinez
        Digne Saiss James
        KDB (c) Bruno Rodriguez Grealish
        Martial Jimenez Richarlison

        Button Justin Bissouma* Ferguson*

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Son against that Newcastle 5-4-1? No thanks.

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Yeah - I can’t see Newcastle allowing the acres in behind that Saints did either

        2. Rolls-Royce
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Nah. G2G

      • El Niño Yanqui
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Nelson Semedo to wolves as a Right Back

        That’s a huge upgrade on Doherty. I hope he get priced to sell and given MDs freedom to roam into attack

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Should improve Traore as an option

        2. Lukakus Unit
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Not based on how badly Bayern (and Alphonso Davies in particular) lit him up in UCL.

          1. El Niño Yanqui
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            You can’t buy Davis, though.

            Bayern would butcher most teams in England in 19/20. They made the CL boring last year

      • Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        On a WC. Asked this earlier but interested in getting an opinion from a different crowd.

        For those considering Foden at 6.5, wouldn't you prefer VVD at the same price? Why/why not?

        1. Lukakus Unit
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 14 days ago

          It's not in isolation. Essentially, the real question is whether you would prefer VVD and a 4.5 mid or Foden and a 4.5 defender.

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            This. Also VVD is 2.5 above minimum spend price whereas Foden is 2.0

        2. Phil's Stamps
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          True but in both cases the 4.5 mid (or Soucek, in my case) and 4.5 def (0.4 ITB) would never be starting whereas VVD and Foden would, so to rephrase the question slightly:

          Would you rather have VVD or Foden in your starting 11 every week?

          1. Lukakus Unit
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Speak for yourself. I'm going 3-5-2 🙂

            Midfield is:
            Bruno - KdB - Son - M Pereira - Soucek/Barnes (trying to decide if it's worth taking a hit to get Barnes in)

          2. ClassiX
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            VVD will always start, if not injured, and Foden will be subject to PR and the sharing of points across the city mids.

      • Lukakus Unit
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Soucek looking to drop for sure. Soucek to Barnes for a -4?

        1. El Niño Yanqui
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Soucek is a 5.0 price enabler and a big tall Czech lad that will pop in some goals for you.

          His ownership level is going to affect his price until he scores but you have more production from some 5.5 players to consider

          Klich and Podence come to mind.

          But with 2.0 in the bank and Soucek, Barnes is a good player

          1. Lukakus Unit
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            I have the cash ITB and (next fixture aside) Barnes has looked great so far this season. Was planning on bringing him next week, but if Soucek drops, I can't afford it any more.

      • aapoman
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Gtg? Had to make my 2 free transfers testerday already.

        McCarthy
        TAA Castagne Saiss Ayling
        Salah KDB Havertz
        Werner Richarlison Mitro

        4.0; Justin, Reed, Bissouma

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          GTG and let’s hope Havertz comes good soon

      • Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Any way I can squeeze the extra 0.2mil to do Foden -> Barnes on WC. Barnes stats out of control before WHU, AVL.

        Guaita.
        Digne. James. Saiss.
        Salah. KDB. Foden. Son. JRod.
        Jimi. DCL.

        4.0. Mitchell. Dunne. Reed.

        Thanks.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Guaita to Martinez

        2. aapoman
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Only way is to downgrade Guaita

      • Bring back Rafa
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Is it crazy to sell Salah on a WC?
        Just looking at Liverpool's next few fixtures I don't think I'll captain him before KDB. And if he's not a captain option then I believe $12.0m is alot to pay.

        Besides, I had my most success last season with a more balanced squad rather than lots of big hitters

        1. Lukakus Unit
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I dropped Salah before last week's game (for Bruno, which didn't work out so well).

          Salah seems to score the goals at Anfield, Mane scores them on the road (yet another example of this is the last game). Liverpool's next 3 games are home to Arsenal and two away games.

          At that point, transfer deadline is done, so I'll likely be looking to WC and get him back in.

        2. L'Aeroplanino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I have done this several times before and Salah always punished me.

        3. Pavsboot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I’m tempted. Pretty happy to go without for the next month or so. Problem I’ve got is that if I ever needed him I’d basically need to find 5 mil to go up from a Zaha/Hamez which feels tricky.

      • thepancakeman123
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Any changes you would make to this wildcard team?

        Martinez
        Robertson - Van Dijk - Saiss
        De Bruyne - Fernandes - Son - Rodriguez
        Jimenez - Calvert-Lewin - Mitrovic

        Steer - Lamptey - Mitchell - Anguissa

      • Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Which pair scores more:

        1) Son + DCL
        2) Rodriguez + Kane

        Thanks!

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          What is the time frame?

          Personally prefer B

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            I am leaning towards B too. For the next 6 to 8 GWs

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              I don’t really like DCL and think it was quite a scrappy fortunate hat trick, Richarlison could easily have hauled too.

              Don’t think Son will ever have a game like that again. The Saints defensive line was straight off of Hackney Marshes. Can see Kane scoring the only goal in a 1-0 vs the Toon.

              1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                I agree. JRod and Kane look more sustainable.

      • Bruno Fernandes
          2 months, 14 days ago

          VVD + foden or TAA + Klich/Costa

          1. thepancakeman123
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            TAA + Costa

          2. Phil's Stamps
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            1

        • cnewman7
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Ryan
          Saiss Digne KWP
          Salah Auba Son Podence
          Werner Richarlison Mitro

          McCarthy Justin Bissouma* Ferg*

          2 questions:

          1) I know it sounds silly, but McCarthy and KWP double-up vs. Burnley? (don't think Burnley have the pace to expose the Southampton high line)
          2) Should I take a -4 to get KDB / Sterling?

        • DrunkPhilosophy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          That KDB 0.1 rise ruined many many things for me..

          I might have over reacted with this -8 , currently on
          Ryan Button
          TAA KWP Lamptey Taylor Mitchell
          KDB Salah Son Rodriguez Reed
          Werner Mitro Adams

          Would you WC this to save the -8? Or just let it go and live it up?

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Leave it and the -8 is fine

          2. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            I was on -8 too but decided, I took a -8 and still have KWP, McCarthy, Wilson. Why don't I just hit the WC and be done?

        • THEKID_88
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Thoughts on Guaita over 4.5m GK options on a WC - Good fixtures.

          Also, what's the fascination with with Martinez as a pic? Poor fixtures coming up.

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Martinez is the best 4.5m keeper. Villa defense still looks relatively solid.

          2. thepancakeman123
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Those save points

          3. Lukakus Unit
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Good GK, cheap, and Villa's D was rock solid during the restart.

          4. Karhumies
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Guaita is a great GK and Hodgson is a defense first mentality manager. While Dubravka is out and Pope + Patricio costs +0.5 more, I'd rather go with either Guaita or Pickford on a WC. Guaita will probably pick more save points out of the two due to how Palace plays.

            1. THEKID_88
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              Yeah, i'm on Guaiata at the moment. It passed me by Villa were good defensively.

              1. Karhumies
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Post lockdown, that's what kept them up compared to the relegated teams.

                1. aapoman
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 13 days ago

                  What kept them up was the goal line technology mistake 😉