Scout Notes

Fabinho bolsters Liverpool defence as Werner shows promise ahead of West Brom

Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool

  • Goals: Sadio Mané x2 (£11.9m)
  • Assists: Roberto Firmino (£9.4m)
  • Penalty saves: Alisson (£6.0m)
  • Penalty misses: Jorginho (£5.0m)
  • Red cards: Andreas Christensen (£5.0m)
  • Bonus points: Mané x3, Alisson x2, Trent Alexander-Arnold x1 (£7.5m), Virgil van Dijk x1 (£6.5m)

In Liverpool’s 2-0 win at Chelsea on Sunday, Sadio Mané (£11.9m) reminded Fantasy Premier League managers of his goal-scoring advantage over Mohamed Salah (£12.1m) in away matches.

The Senegalese international found the net seven times on the road last season, behind only Roberto Firmino (£9.4m) among his Liverpool colleagues. Crucially, that accounted for 38.9% of Mané’s league goals in 2019/20, a sizeable chunk.

By contrast, just four of Salah’s 19 league efforts went in away from Anfield, 21% of his overall total, and the Egyptian already has one blank from a possible one on the road this season, this time recorded at former club, Chelsea.

Salah was full of running at Stamford Bridge, and he was enthusiastic in the shot once again, but just as was often the case away from home last season, Mané was the one to really shine.

It was his powerful run which forced a last-ditch foul from Andreas Christensen (£5.0m), resulting in a red card shortly before half-time.

And it was Mané’s famed ability in the air that put Liverpool in front. Firmino got around the back of Marcos Alonso (£6.0m) on the right-hand side, crossing for Mané to skip clear of Kurt Zouma (£5.0m) and substitute Fikayo Tomori (£4.9m) and nod beyond Kepa Arrizabalaga (£5.0m).

Then, just minutes later, Mané was on-hand to capitalise on yet another catastrophic error from the Chelsea goalkeeper. After giving the ball up to Tomori, he chased down the pass-back to Kepa, blocking the attempted clearance inside the box and firing underneath the panicked shot-stopper for 2-0.

“I think in the first half Sadio was really close to blocking it there already but you just have to do it. I love it when we get rewards for this kind of situation. The first goal was a nice piece of football, everybody involved pretty much. Firmino cross and then Sadio comes in front of his man, so it’s really difficult to defend. Good goal and gave the game the right direction.” – Jurgen Klopp

It is games like this one that certainly bolsters the theory that it doesn’t matter which premium Liverpool asset you own – as long as you stick to the one you’ve got, recognising the strengths and weaknesses in comparison to the other.

Salah gets most of his work done at Anfield, he takes the penalties and usually bests his colleague for the sheer frequency of shots. Meanwhile, as evidenced by the win at Chelsea, Mané is better in the air, receives more of the so-called bigger, higher-quality chances suited to dangerous counter-attacks and typically finds the net more often away from home.

On that note, two of Liverpool’s next three matches occur on the road, Jurgen Klopp’s men set to for visits to Villa Park and Goodison Park. That said, five of their next three are at Anfield, Arsenal, Sheffield United and West Ham the next three sides scheduled to visit Salah’s hunting ground.

Liverpool’s attacking credentials were also boosted at Stamford Bridge as new signing Thiago Alcantara (£6.0m) made his debut in central midfield.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich man came on to replace Jordan Henderson (£5.5m) at half-time after the club captain sustained a thigh problem. Unsurprisingly, Thiago was able to make a big impact on proceedings, stringing together 74 successful passes in just 45 minutes, the fourth-most in the whole match.

Admittedly, such a tally was recorded against a 10-man team but this well-documented ability of Liverpool’s new number six is likely to come in handy when they face deep blocks in the future. Aston Villa (away), Everton (away) and Sheffield United (home) are three of their next four opponents who could employ such a tactic.

“Then we had to make the decision and decided for Thiago because, even without training against 10 men, he’s then pretty much the perfect player on that position, I would say. Everything he did today was completely natural. It was not all perfect but it was natural, so the passes he tries to play are natural. That’s good, really good, nice.” – Jurgen Klopp

After conceding three goals at home to newly-promoted Leeds in Gameweek 1, there was a significant improvement from Liverpool’s defence on Sunday.

That was mostly connected with an incredible, almost man-of-the-match-worthy, performance from Fabinho (£5.5m) at centre-back. The Brazilian dropped into the back-four in the place of Joe Gomez (£5.5m), who had been less than impressive against Leeds.

The Englishman was also absent through injury, as was Joel Matip (£5.5m), but even when Gomez returns, Fabinho appears to have already made a strong case to jump ahead of him in the pecking order. The arrival of Thiago also takes the pressure off Liverpool’s number three having to take part in midfield duties.

Such a drastic improvement upon moving Fabinho into defence will certainly give hope those on the Liverpool defensive double-up, especially with Villa, Everton, Sheffield United and West Ham four of the Reds’ next five opponents.

“Fabinho, yes! If Sadio wouldn’t have scored two goals, I think Fab would be a proper contender for Man of the Match. I loved his performance, he played outstanding. He helped us a lot with the ball and in defending as well, so yes, a proper performance.” – Jurgen Klopp

“Joe actually should be fine. It was not now really a big one but we have to see. We should be fine Monday already. With Joel, it could be slightly different. It’s not the worst thing in the world but a few weeks, a couple of weeks. Probably after the international break he will be ready again. So we have to see. It’s not cool. It’s crazy, in one day ‘bam bam’ but we have Fabinho and he played an exceptional game, so that was really, really nice.” – Jurgen Klopp

“I just told (Fabinho) as well I think he was Man of the Match. To keep out a striker like [Timo] Werner and don’t let him score, overall he was outstanding. Everyone knows how good he is but it shows also that we need everyone. We are a bit unlucky with the injuries now but we’ll need everyone back because it’s such a long season.” – Virgil van Dijk

However, there were a few moments on Sunday where Chelsea went close to scoring, all of which bodes well for their attacking assets in Gameweek 3 when they travel to West Bromwich Albion.

Timo Werner (£9.5m) did manage to get the better of Fabinho on one occasion in the first half. His first touch bounced off the Brazilian allowing the Chelsea forward to burst forward into space down the left-hand side of the box, firing an effort just wide of Alisson’s (£6.0m) goal.

His fizzing pace also earned a penalty in the 75th, as he drew a foul from Thiago. While Jorginho‘s (£5.0m) poor effort from the spot was saved by Alisson, Fantasy managers should consider the impact Werner has had in this department for Chelsea.

The German international has now won a penalty in each of his Premier League outings now, an ominous statistic as Chelsea prepare to face West Bromwich Albion in Gameweek 3. The Baggies have conceded the joint-highest number of shots over the first two matches and already given up two penalties in that time as well.

As a result, Werner looks a key captain candidate for Gameweek 3 both for his general goal threat anyway, as well as his tendency to win penalties. And you never know, Jorginho’s Gameweek 2 miss, and generally poor performance against Liverpool, might be enough to allow Werner to finally take one of his own after a decent record from 12 yards in Germany…

Meanwhile, there was another blank for Kai Havertz (£8.5m) who was unable to get on the ball enough. In light of Christensen’s sending off, he was replaced for tactical reasons by Tomori at the break and during the first 45 minutes he managed not one effort on goal or key pass.

Is that sufficient evidence to sell the midfielder? Perhaps… especially with James Rodríguez (£7.5m) impressing in his first two outings for Everton. But did Havertz show enough against Liverpool for the more patient of his owners to offer one last-chance-hurrah against West Brom’s porous defence? Possibly.

Some Fantasy managers might consider holding him on the strength of his next fixture alone, but there have been some promising off-the-ball runs from Havertz in his first two games. We highlighted some of these against Brighton and a false-nine role on Sunday produce a few more in the opening half of the Liverpool defeat.

The reason that Havertz was unable to make the most of his positioning, for the second match in a row, was a lack of creativity from those around him. Chelsea are crying out for Hakim Ziyech (£7.9m) to return from injury, so anyone currently invested in a Chelsea attacker should pay attention to the midweek EFL Cup meeting with Barnsley and Frank Lampard’s next two press conferences to see if he has a chance of featuring against West Brom. If he does, we could see big hauls for the likes of Werner, Havertz, Mason Mount (£7.0m) or Christian Pulisic (£8.4m), if he can regain some fitness.

Chelsea XI (4-3-3): Kepa; Alonso, Zouma, Christensen, R James; Kovačić (Abraham 79′), Jorginho (Barkley 79′), Kanté; Werner, Havertz (Tomori 46′), Mount.

Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Robertson, van Dijk, Fabinho, Alexander-Arnold; Wijnaldum, J Henderson (Thiago 46′), Keïta (Milner 64′); Mané, Firmino (Minamino 86′), Salah.

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1,584 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ThisPostsOnFire
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Chances of Brewster turning out to be the next overhyped Pool youngster ala Ibe/Solanke

    1. Leonard hatred
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      High. On the other hand he's 4.5m...

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

      Near certain

  2. The Man Pastore
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    I think Werner could be the best captain option GW3, who is with me? If not, who will you captain?

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

      KDB vs Leicester who conceded the most penalties last season

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

      I have Werner (a), Son(h), KDB(h) and Salah(h) - tough Capper choice this week. Will need to do some proper analysis

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Lovely options

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

      Harry Kane again for me. Involved in most of spurs goals.

  3. Gunner Boy
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Good Morning All,

    Did Auba >KDB last night.

    With the remaining FT, ASM >?

    A- Podence (rotation risk with Traore and Neto once Semedo starts playing as RWB? )
    B- Foden (always Rotation risk with Pep)

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

      If you have the funds then foden

  4. Chilli Heatwave
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Is VVD enough pool cover? Allows me to have the rest of the WC team I really want with Podence and Rodríguez as 4th and 5th mids

    1. Chilli Heatwave
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Defensive pool cover I mean

      1. Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Tempted by it as well but so hard to not have Taa

        1. Chilli Heatwave
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Means I can do
          Martinez Steer
          VVD James Catagne Lamptey Mitchell
          Salah KDB Son Rodríguez Podence
          Jiménez DCL Brewster

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

      High probability TAA outscore JRod over the season

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

      They have a crazy run of fixtures after GW 6/7 (forget exactly which it is). Would want the full backs for that whole period personally.

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

    1984/85
    Liverpool are defending champions
    Everton’s first 2 games are Spurs and WBA
    Everton win the league

    2020/20
    Liverpool are defending champions
    Everton win their first 2 games against Spurs and WBA.

    Just saying...

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

      Up the Toffees!

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

      Everton didn't win their first two games in 1984/85? Title hopes gone

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

        Burst my bubble.
        Let me dream. Lol

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

      No pandemic in 84

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

    James or Keane/Coleman on wildcard?

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

      I would yes

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

      Jame or Keane.

      We are in talks with Ath Madrid for Arias.

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

      James imo

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

    Thoughts on this WC?

    Guita steer
    TAA James Justin Lamptey Mitchell
    KDB Mane Son Podence Pereira
    Werner DCL Brewster

    0.3 ITB

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

      Son to Hamez
      Mitchel to Saiss
      Werner to Jimi

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

      foden/klich/costa?

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

        Klich

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

        Foden

    • akhilrajau
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Is better to avoid TAA for Jiminez?
      I mean
      A.TAA & DCL
      B. DEF

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

        A

      2. akhilrajau
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        B. Def

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

        B. Def 6.5 or less and Jiminez

    • MESSINHO
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      McCarthy* (Steer)
      TAA - Davies* - Taylor (Justin - Mitchell)
      KdB - Salah - Rodriguez - Podence (Reed)
      Werner (C) - Martial - Mitrovic

      Did Ings -> Martial last week for -4, which was a mistake for the time being, but still fairly confident that it was a good long term move.

      Already on -4 this week again (did Auba -> KdB and ASM -> Podence).

      A) G2G
      B) Get rid of one of the players with * for another -4.

      Cheers chaps!

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

        Wouldn’t take any more hits. G2G

    • juanmata8
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A) Son + Digne

      B) Hames + TAA

      C) Hames + Digne + podence>Traore

      D) Hames + Digne + Justin>Castagne

      Which combo should I go for?

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

        B

    • Kloptimus Prime
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Is Werner still expected to go down before GW3?

      1. Leonard hatred
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Who knows. I hope so, will buy him back cheap later on.

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

        Looks it. Good on WC to buy him back 😀

        1. Kloptimus Prime
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Definitely the plan.

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

      Managed to keep the knees from jerking last night and didnt get KDB for a hit , staying with Sterling for now. Will reassess again later but reasoning is this. I want to captain Sterling (c) away to leeds and West ham. Not sure yet i would want to captain kdb in next 3.

      Trying to stay patient this year and let my players have a chance to return.

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

        What's the hype around Sterling v Leeds?

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

          Leeds' defence is too porous

        • diabydoesgallas
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Good idea to be patient. Having said that KDB is always a good captain option, especially in the year of the penalty..

      3. Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Man, turns out 50 got me a red arrow. From a starting rank of 4.5 million, that hurts :/

      4. allaboutthemagic
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        A - son DCL
        B - Foden Werner?!

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

          A

        2. Jdpz
            2 months, 4 days ago

            B

        3. Mufc202020
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Does anyone know when Bale is coming on FPL? Also guesses or how much he will be?!

          1. The Train Driver
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Should be the same price as Son IMO.

          2. Tonyawesome69
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Not interested until he gets some games under his belt

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

            9.0, who knows he's injured anyway

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

            9.5

        4. The Train Driver
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Never understood this phenomenon how some players performance varies so much home/away. How can your performance be affected that much on a constant basis depending on where you play? What are the possible factors? Supporters? Some sleep better/worse when travelling? Familiar stadium?

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

            Would say familiarity to the pitch/stadium but who knows it's very bizarre

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

            The only factor I could think of is how the teams set up? I guess it directly impacts certain players performance. Why do teams play different football home and away is kind of questionnable too!

          3. Spartac Mac
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Be interesting to see if it’s less of a factor this season, with no fans in the stadiums (for now)

          4. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            I always perform better at home after a long crusade, nudge, nudge, wink, wink, say no more, say no more!

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

              Filthy animal!

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

          https://twitter.com/FabrizioRomano/status/1307673682173665280

          Join already and make him 5.5!

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

          McCarthy
          TAA Mitchel Taylor (Vinagre, Justin)
          Sterling Salah Rodriguez Son Soucek
          Werner Mitro (Brewster)

          For a hit:
          - Soucek to Klitch
          - Brewster to Bamford (bench Soucek)
          - Vinagre to Saiss
          - No hits, GTG

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

          Is Werner's price likely to drop before the deadline?
          I'm 0.1 away from getting my WC team but some are saying new players aren't changing in price?

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

            Yes

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

            of course

          3. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Yep

          4. Long ago I drew a walrus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            It's weird ngl, Havertz has been on the edge for about 4 days

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

            Should drop but i.e. James Rodriquez has been over 100 (in fpl statistucsics) for 3days now and still waiting to raise

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

            It's possible - many WC's in play at the moment skew the price changes...

        8. Atimis
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Took a hit already - would you WC? Or maybe Vinagre to Saiss for another-4?

          McCarthy
          TAA/Davies/Justin/Vinagre
          Salah/KDB/Bruno/Podence
          Werner/DCL

          Steer/Mitchell/Brewster/Bissouma

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

            You're good to go

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

              Thanks 😉

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

            No. I am in the same situation -4 or -8 max.. wildcard gw2 is stupid ... son dcl and rodriqeuez will deliver the same number of points for the next 7 games ... so keep calm

        9. Spartac Mac
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Morning,

          Building team value vs taking hits question.

          My team is doing fine, OR ~300k but team value is 99.7m, set to further drop if Werner and ASM go down.

          How important do you think team value is and are hits required to make sure your team is increasing in value?

          1. Old Gregg
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Team value is important and needs to be considered. I'm 0.2 short of my ideal move this week. However, I believe it shouldn't be the decisive factor in any decision.

            I do not think you should take hits in relation to value. You don't win the game/MLs with the highest value team it's points.

        10. Dacra
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          A: Foden + TAA
          B: Zaha + Robbo
          C: Rodriguez + VVD

          1. Chilli Heatwave
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            B

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

            C

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

            A

        11. juanmata8
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          A) Son + Digne

          B) Hames + TAA

          C) Hames + Digne + podence>Traore

          D) Hames + Digne + Justin>Castagne

          Thoughts on which is the better combo?

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

            A or B

          2. Kannbury
              2 months, 4 days ago

              B.

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

            KDB (C) vs Leicester
            Sterling (C) vs Leeds
            KDB (C) vs Arsenal
            Sterling (C) vs West Ham

            Hmm...

          4. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            On wc

            A spurs attack : yes or no?
            B utd attack : yes or no?
            C taa Roberson vvd : which one ?

            Thank you

            1. Chilli Heatwave
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              A yes
              B I’m going no
              C TAA if have the funds

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

              No No TAA

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

              Yes (fixtures)
              No
              TAA

            4. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Thanks all

          5. Chilli Heatwave
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            A) TAA 4.5 mid
            B)VVD Podence

            Martinez Steer
            * James Castagne Lamptey Mitchell
            Salah * Son KDB Rodríguez
            Jiménez DCL Brewster

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

              b

          6. Kloptimus Prime
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Are those on WC still going for Mitchell?

            1. Chilli Heatwave
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Yes as fifth CB

              1. Kloptimus Prime
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 4 days ago

                But won't he lose his place after internationals?

                1. Chilli Heatwave
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Likely yes, but no other 4.0 are better picks imo potentially Dunne if Burnley sell Tarkowski

          7. Evasivo
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Point hits Vs Value always decent discussion, especially at the early parts of the season where building team value so critical.

            As an example I have Werner and want to replace after deadline for Jimenez, however by that point Werner will have dropped in value and Jimenez risen.

            Would you spend a 4pt hit to avoid losing £0.2?

            I probably won't as Werner has WBA but if not then I'd definitely justify the cost myself

            1. Chilli Heatwave
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Think being proactive at this stage is important, hits worth it but not for Werner against West Brom as you pointed out

              1. Evasivo
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                I think both will score similarly this he, so it's a question of whether -4pts is worth the early investment

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

            When City head back to a 4-3-3 as opposed to the 4-2-3-1 they used against Wolves how much do we think KDB is negatively affected?

            1. Gregor
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Not much.

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

              *If City head back to 4-3-3

              A bit, his returns are better in the #10 role. Sits deeper in the 4-3-3, especially with Foden or Bernardo next to him. Still great but Sterling returns more.

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

                You sound like a Sterling advocate lol

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

                  I like both, on KDB right now

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

              He'll get points playing CDM too don't overthink it.

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

                Will get points but more than Sterling is the question...