Pro Pundits - Simon

The House’s Money: Why maintaining a good start to the FPL season is so difficult

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.”

  • Charles Dickens, ‘A Tale of Two Cities’.

Dickens may not have been speaking specifically about the opening Gameweeks of an FPL season (we’ll never know for sure) but his words are, nonetheless, fairly appropriate. While it has, indeed, been a tale of two Gameweeks thus far, there will be some who have done far, far better than others.

I love the start of a new FPL campaign as much as the next Fantasy manager but, I have to admit, it’s also among the most challenging parts to navigate successfully. Not only are we operating with very little information, but many of us also have to deal with the fact that some mini-league rivals have, somehow, already opened up what might appear to be unassailable leads.

Of course, this is the part of the season where we regularly preach patience and encourage people to avoid panic-driven decisions that they might later regret. Phrases like ‘it’s a marathon, not a sprint’ are commonplace on FPL forums and we might also comfort ourselves with our vague childhood memories of a story about a race between a tortoise and a hare.

This article, however, will focus on why those people who have shot to the front probably won’t stay there, and why those chasing shouldn’t panic, yet.

The House Money Effect

Gamblers and investors, in particular, may be familiar with the ‘House Money Effect’, a cognitive bias first popularised by Nobel Prize-winning economist Richard Thaler. 

Essentially, the House Money Effect draws off the principles of ‘mental accounting’; the idea that we categorise money and expenditures into different accounts in our mind, and we evaluate outcomes in relation to these. 

So, for example, we might have mental accounts such as ‘beer money’, ‘college funds’ or ‘holiday money.’

The House Money Effect often occurs when we receive money in an atypical manner. For example; winning a bet, receiving a bonus or profiting from an investment. 

Behavioural psychologists have observed that people take far greater risks with such sums than they would with their savings or regular earnings. They also find that people also tend to be more generous with such windfalls than they might otherwise be.

The proposed reason for this phenomenon is that, psychologically, people don’t perceive these sums to really be their money, it goes into a completely different mental account to money earned in the normal way. It’s the casinos or ‘the house’s money’ and, thus, we tend to treat it that way. At best, we make more money from the risks we take with it. And at worst, we end up with our original stake, no better or worse off than we were before and, because we think we’ll be okay with either outcome, we’re inclined to treat it as fun money.

I would argue that, due to their windfall of FPL points, Fantasy managers who do very well in the opening few Gameweeks are substantially more at risk of succumbing to the House Money Effect than normal. 

This might translate into them spending some of those points via hits, making riskier transfers, making transfers when it might have been objectively more sensible to save them or simply being less rigorous in their selections, captaincy or transfer decisions. 

Now, this isn’t to say that high-flying managers simply got there by luck, much in same as an investor doesn’t profit entirely by luck, it’s simply stating that, due to this cognitive bias, the extra points they have scored may seem like ‘house money’ to them, and they’re likely to be more inclined to risk them as a result. 

Essentially; if they blow their lead, they’re no worse off than their competitors and this, mentally, becomes their baseline.

How Spurs and Everton's new signings fared in their FPL Gameweek 1 debuts 1

There is some evidence that may support this having already occurred too. Between Gameweeks 1 and 2, the average number of points spent on transfers via hits by FPL managers was 2.28 points overall but, among the Top 10k, this rose almost 20% to 2.72. 

Rationally-speaking, the Top 10k should have had less cause to make any transfers, let alone take hits, based on Gameweek 1 but, instead, they made more transfers and spent more points on them. 

The Top 10k also scored fewer gross points on average than the overall (53.27 vs 59.55). Naturally, in a single gameweek, this could simply be luck, but it could also be a result of less rigorous decision-making caused by the House Money Effect.

So, for those chasing, the key lessons from this are to not panic, to not make the same mistakes that the people above you probably will, and to take advantage of these mistakes to close the gap. That means avoiding hits, risky captaincies and panic moves like Wildcarding unnecessarily. 

It is worth bearing in mind that many of those who held firm with their Gameweek 1 squad profited as a result in Gameweek 2. As Guns ‘n’ Roses singer Axl Rose once said, “All we need is a little patience” though, again, it’s unclear whether he was talking about FPL specifically.

Naturally, there is also a fairly obvious lesson in all of this for those FPL managers who are doing really well after two Gameweeks, which I suppose I could spell out, but, honestly, who really wants to help those people anyway?

My Gameweek 3 Team


Former Fantasy Premier League world champion and four-time finisher in the top 7k Simon March gives us the lowdown on his thinking for the new campaign.

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2,796 Comments Post a Comment
  1. SKULL AND GNOMES
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Just a quicky from me.
    Will Everton win the Prem?
    Thank you.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Will probably lose vs Palace.

      1. SKULL AND GNOMES
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        OMG!

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

      Won't even make the top 4

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      If you don't count the Top 6, then yes I think they will.

    4. Nightrain_
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      it's safe to say they have chance to compete against Wolves for the 6-7th spot

    5. lilmessipran
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Realistically anywhere between 5th-8th would be my guess, anything lower than that would be a disappointment

    6. matrix_infinity
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Top 4 unlikely. May finish 7 or 8 imo.

    7. SKULL AND GNOMES
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      I must be mad thinking a team like Everton can challenge for the Prem Innit?! Must be the Foxes that are carrying a strange disease along with the mad cows.

      WTF!

      1. SKULL AND GNOMES
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Foxes 5000/1 Never gonna happen.

        IT DID.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 3 days ago

          Foxes chew Toffees for breakfast!

          1. SKULL AND GNOMES
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 3 days ago

            Bats spread disease.
            Booglers get blamed for every thing in a Chinese market of slime death.

  2. Bonita
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Next Leicester, yes.

  3. kevos83
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Thoughts on a 3 pronged city midfield sterling, kdb, foden?

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Don't like the idea of 3 midfield slots all on City.

    2. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      I did consider this but it locks you out of a lot of other mids who could score well and you'll need city to score 3+ every week (which could happen to be fair)

      1. kevos83
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Yeah it would probably be temporary. I have funds tied up in Kane that will eventually be dispersed

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      I had that trio until I watched Foden play the 90+ mins last night. He's out for now but I'll get him in a couple of weeks to complete the set.

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

    6 day concussion rule will mean KDB will have to miss the Leicester game if he's got a concussion...

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      He's fine.

    2. SKULL AND GNOMES
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Look I've had concussion mate and I can tell you this
      I've forgotten what I wanted to say now..

    3. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      The tweet above has Pep saying he had "a little distortion" - not concussion. But wait for confirmation.

      1. kysersosa
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Distortion will be a concussion. Concussion is a pretty broad term covering a number of symptoms. People respond in different ways, will be a wait and see. Hopefully we’ll get more information before Saturday.

        1. Nightrain_
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 3 days ago

          highly probable that KDB will rise again to 11.7 so whether he got a week injury or not, he's still should be in the team or the price is hard to catch up especially when we bought him at 11.5

          on captaincy, if the presser say some negative thing on him, so maybe Werner is the second best choice or people consider Sterling ?

          1. kysersosa
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 3 days ago

            Currently on a WC (don’t ask, regretting it as team wasn’t terrible) so could slide to Sterling if that’s the case. But valid point, his price is going to rise unless a major doubt.

          2. matrix_infinity
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 3 days ago

            May be better to try the luck and hold on to KDB this week. Else would need to keep some money in the bank or sacrifice someone next week to bring a price-risen KDB

            1. Nightrain_
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 3 days ago

              yup, and probably most of us have either Burke, Lamptey, Mitchell, Justin, they can be a sub if KDB don't show up. Saving money early on is crucial for later game I guess

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

          hope so, missed the price rise on him like a fool so decided to wait

  5. Bonita
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Which FWD trio?
    A) Jimenez/Timo/Martial
    B) Jimenez/DCL/Martial
    C)Ings/Werner/Martial
    D)Werner/Jesus/Martial

    1. Nightrain_
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      why you have to play with Martial now ?
      I think it's safe to avoid him and get him maybe GW9

      Best choice for now should be :
      Werner / DCL / Jesus if you have Wolves cover or
      Werner / DCL / Jimenez if you have KDB, Foden

  6. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Gtg? Took a -4 this week...

    McCarthy
    Taa Doh KWP
    Kdb Podence Barnes Hamez
    Martial Werner Ings
    (Nyland, Burke, Mitchell, Egan)

    1. Lingard’s Shin Guards
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      yep gtg

  7. kysersosa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Bottomed...

    WC Team G2G?

    Ryan
    Keane, TAA, Saiss
    KDB, Bruno, Son, Podence
    Wood, (w)erner, Jimenez

    Nyland, Taylor, Mitchell, Romeu

    Plan will be Son and Bruno to Salah and 7.5 mid in GW6.

    TIA

    1. Bonita
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Strong team- like the DEF and Wood differential. Making me think twice about getting him in

  8. Lingard’s Shin Guards
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Starting to lean towards Werner over son. Means i have less money itb and have the option of shifting to Jesus/Martial. How's this wc look?

    Martinez (Steer)
    TAA James Saiss (Lamptey Mitchell)
    Salah KDB Foden Podence (Anguissa)
    Werner Jimenez DCL

    1. mikess
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Almost identical to mine. I've went for Klich and Dunne over Lampety and Anguissa but that's reliant on Mitchell keeping his spot for a while

  9. Phil's Stamps
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    As I have Podence and Foden in my starting 11, I feel I need a supersub alongside Lamptey. Can afford up to 5.8.

    A) Klich
    B) Reece James
    C) Someone else?

    1. mikess
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      I've done the same and have Klich on pens. Solid backup

    2. KUN_DE_BRU_YNE
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Curious to see your team phil's
      Taylor with easy fixtures will do i think + rest money itb£

      1. Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Decided to hold firm and stick to my plan from GW1 of no Salah and Robbo + Trent, especially after Son's performance last week. Taylor has been in my WC team all week, if I had kept Salah I would have gone with him, I still think he's the 2nd best 4.5 defender long term:

        Martinez Forster
        TAA Robbo James/Mitchell Saiss Lamptey
        KDB Son Foden Podence Anguissa/Klich
        Werner Jimi DCL

        0.3/0.2 ITB

        It is really tempting to go with Taylor leaving me with 0.9 ITB so easy to switch up in midfield or attack (e.g. Foden to Grealish, Jimi to Martial), but as I -famous last words- want to run with this squad for the foreseeable future, keep the money in the team, and I think I'll have spare transfers to switch down James or Klich if needs be. My final decision at the mo is Jesus or Werner, I'm really struggling with it.

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Supersub isn't needed, they will both get cameos so your sub won't come on

      1. mikess
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        With Cities ridiculously strong squid, I'm sure we'll see Foden not make it onto the pitch occasionally

        1. SKULL AND GNOMES
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 3 days ago

          What a load of tenticles!

      2. Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Also allows for rotation too. The only ones of that lot above I'll likely bench are Podence, Saiss or possibly DCL, but still , allows for more flexibility.

  10. PM
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Quick Poll

    1. Rashford, Mitrovic

    2. Greenwood, Richarlison

    3. Foden, Werner

    1. JohnBlack
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      3

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

      3

  11. The Neville Wears Prada
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    1) Jesus, Burke, Reece James

    OR

    2) Bamford, Hamez, VVD

    1. PM
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      1

      1. Nightrain_
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        1

  12. Littlefish92
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Best 4.5 goalkeeper?

    Witch one

    Son and bamford

    or

    Podence and martial

  13. That Was Easy!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    I can’t resist TAA/Robbo double. But I’m not sure I’ll be able to resist using one to fund the likes of a Pulisic, Martial, Werner in the future. Hmm

    1. That Was Easy!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Basically down to...

      1) TAA/Barnes/Wood
      2) VVD/Havertz/Wood
      3) James/Barnes/Werner

      What do we think?

    2. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Yeah this is my dilemma. Keep putting them back on wildcard and then get FOMO on one of the mids. Going round in circles!!

      1. SKULL AND GNOMES
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Fear Of Missing Out = FOMO.
        Thank me later Newbs.

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 3 days ago

          Damn! I thought it meant 'Fear of Mo Salah'. Cost me 43 points, that.

          1. SKULL AND GNOMES
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 3 days ago

            😆

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

      Just so hard to fit em in with Salah/KDB/Werner.

  14. Nightrain_
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    best choice now is Martinez and Ryan

    i'm betting on Martinez but Ryan with Ben White is a better team defensively so it's a coin toss for now

    1. Nightrain_
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      reply fail to Littlefish92

  15. Wakanda
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    RMT
    Hugo
    TAA Robertson Tiernery ----KWP (sub)
    Zaha, Salah,Sterling, Xhaka
    Adams, Wilson, Richarlision

    GTG ?

  16. nerd_is_the_werd
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Bench one:

    1) Podence - WHU (a)
    2) Mitrovic - AVL (a)
    3) Wood - SOT (h)

  17. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Castagne or Lamptney this weekend?

  18. Africa United
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Captain??

    A Kane
    B. Sterling
    C. Salah

    Thanks

    1. Pavsboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      If you've got Kane it's got to be him. Play the fixture. Sterling could also be a great shout although I like him better the next week against Leeds.

      1. Africa United
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Same thinking

      2. Gandalf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Got Kane and still leaning towards Salah, partly due to EO and partly the extra midfield points available. If Kane scores well as expected also then still a large boost in rank given low EO

  19. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Just noticed a cute little pattern that goes up to GW17, before the BGW and 2nd wildcard kick in:

    3rd striker for 6-6.5m easy fixtures:

    GW3-5 Wood
    GW6-8 Mitro
    GW 9-11 Watkin
    GW12 X
    GW13--15 Mitro
    GW16-17 Wood

    1. KUN_DE_BRU_YNE
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Thats why i have wood in my wildcard squad although planned transfer doesnt work, i will try at least hoping possible brace from these in any one GW out of those following by single goal in others.

      1. Kabayan
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Who are the other two? (If you don't mind)

        1. KUN_DE_BRU_YNE
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 3 days ago

          DCL & Jiminez
          I hope 2 goals in total each gameweek from these three.

          1. Kabayan
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 3 days ago

            Hhhmmm.
            I need 6M FWD actually with current set up if going that way.
            Mitro is good enough?

            1. KUN_DE_BRU_YNE
              • 3 Years
              5 months, 3 days ago

              I dont rate fulham still, but he is talishman & on penalties, i want to wait still but could work.make your team according to ur own flexibility after all its totall guess work, nobody can predict how much point can a player give you in particular gameweek.

              1. Kabayan
                • 4 Years
                5 months, 3 days ago

                Cheers,
                Might take a gambling without Pool's def until gw6 at least.

    2. Goonsquad245
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      4-5 transfers on a 6-6.5m forward in 15 gameweeks?

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Yes. The rest of my squad is pretty much locked in.

        1. Goonsquad245
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 3 days ago

          I’m sorry but....it really won’t be, a lot will change over the coming weeks.

  20. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Always remember- form over fixtures!

    Son captain. All you Werner captainers will end up in tears.

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Smarter people than you make videos saying 'fixtures over form'. They're languishing with 4m OR, but it's good enough for me.

    2. Goonsquad245
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Quality > fixtures >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘form’

  21. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 3 days ago

    What's the consensus on the KDB injury?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Wait for more news.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Will we be getting more news? I assume Pep's Bournemouth presser is his last for the week.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 3 days ago

          Would you sell him if he's out?

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            5 months, 3 days ago

            On WC, so I'd remove him for Sterling. Or Salah, since I was going without him until yesterday. Guardiola said a similar thing about Aguero last time and he went missing for weeks, add the concussion rule and it's a risk I have no need to take.

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              5 months, 3 days ago

              Then buy back for Leeds?

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                5 months, 3 days ago

                Depends on whether he plays, what role he's likely to take up, how Salah and Sterling do, how much I trust in the Salah away form theory. It's a situation up in air at the moment so I'll go the safe route. I also don't mind going without him for a few weeks, especially if I (C) Sterling in that Leeds game and have Foden and Jesus, which I currently do.

      2. SKULL AND GNOMES
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Use the alternative media.
        Mainstream is dead.

  22. Winston.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    If Pulisic and Ziyech fit next gw, would you prefer...

    A. Jimenez (343) or...
    B. Pulisic/Havertz (352) ?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 3 days ago

      A

    2. aleksaa2
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      A

  23. The Red Devil
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Pick a combo, on WC
    A- Pope Lamptey Rodriguez
    B- Ryan VVD Zaha
    C- Guaita Digne Zaha
    Leaning towards B

    1. Winston.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      B, but try to get Robertson or TAA

      1. The Red Devil
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Yeah, in a couple of weeks, will downgrade Werner & upgrade VVD

  24. kysersosa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Is Coleman nailed? Historically he would be a great assist and at 5m, seems a bargain.

    1. SKULL AND GNOMES
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Do you know what I have similar simmerings but I think we maybe hanging onto Bainsyesque type throngings so I'm going to put my todger away for now.

      I've seen a lot worse false flags on here fwiw.

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

      rather Keane, legs are gone

  25. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    GTG?

    McCarthy
    TAA Robbo Justin Shaw
    Salah(c) Rashford Foden
    Werner Ings Jimi

    Steer/Mitchell/Reed/Bissoum

  26. Freund88
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    WC...bit different...Thoughts?

    Martinez Steer
    TAA Robbi Castange Lampety Saiss
    KDB Son Foden Podence Bissouma
    Werner Jiménez DCL

    Want some decent bench players as not convinced of Foden or Podence starts

    Happy to go without Salah to free up space for other premium mids as they come good

  27. The Red Devil
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    What's all this kdb news?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Nasty looking injury from a idiotic Cook injury. Difficult to know if he'll be playing next match

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        5 months, 3 days ago

        Cook elbow*

  28. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Hello morning crew

    Everything I’m reading on the fan forums says semado straight in for wolves with Traoré pushed forward or dropping back to his super sub role

    Do you think he will start right away?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 3 days ago

      Yeah

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

      Can he also play left back? Nuno clearly doesn't trust vinagre if Marcal is out

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 3 days ago

        How is that clear?

  29. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 3 days ago

    Really hope Son rises, .1 off my ideal team.

  30. ashisharora0094
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 3 days ago

    WC draft -

    Martinez Forster
    Justin Mitchel TAA James Saiis
    KDB Salah Zaha Barnes JamesR
    Jiminez DCL Brewster

    Any suggestions ?