Scout Notes

Fernandes and Rashford deliver but Man United still far from their FPL best

BRIGHTON 2-3 MAN UNITED

  • Goals: Neal Maupay (£6.5m), Solly March (£5.0m) | Lewis Dunk (£5.0m) own goal, Marcus Rashford (£9.5m), Bruno Fernandes (£10.5m)
  • Assists: Tariq Lamptey (£4.6m), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (£5.5m) | Nemanja Matic (£5.0m), Fernandes, Harry Maguire (£5.5m)
  • Bonus points: Fernandes x3, Maupay x2, March x1

Important Fantasy Premier League hauls for Bruno Fernandes (£10.5m) and Marcus Rashford (£9.5m) papered over the cracks of yet another poor performance for Manchester United in Gameweek 3.

The Red Devils were comfortably second best at Brighton on Saturday lunch-time and somehow managed to leave the Amex Stadium with all three points.

They won the pulsating encounter thanks to one of the most dramatic climaxes to a Premier League match in recent history. Fernandes scored a penalty awarded beyond the referee’s full-time whistle, after Solly March (£5.0m) thought he had rescued a deserved point for Brighton.

It was the hosts, who hit the woodwork five times in Gameweek 3, who arguably emerged from this with more Fantasy appeal for the coming weeks as Neal Maupay (£6.5m) added his fourth attacking return of the campaign, March had a wealth of chances prior to his late goal and Leandro Trossard (£6.0m) hit the bar after delivering in each of his two previous outings.

It is, admittedly, a trip to in-form Everton up next, although Carlo Ancelotti’s men have only kept one clean sheet so far and conceded three goals across their first three matches – so there is every reason to believe the Seagulls can cause trouble at Goodison Park.

Meanwhile, Fernandes – who concerned his owners with another poor game – thundered home the penalty and suddenly found himself with a goal, assist and involvement in two more. Despite the relative mediocre display, he ended proceedings with 12 points.

“I’m very happy for Marcus to get that goal. He was just a couple of inches offside on a counter-attack we had, with a great cross from Mason [Greenwood]. We did see some moments that we didn’t see last week. We’re getting a little bit better but I think we need to admit sometimes you get away with one, and today we probably didn’t deserve more than one point.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

The 90 minutes were swamped with goals, disallowed strikes, shaken goalposts, overturned penalties and a ‘Panenka’ spot kick. Booked in the first half, the Portuguese playmaker then fouled Tariq Lamptey (£4.6m) and it was Maupay who cheekily dinked the penalty down the middle to put Brighton 1-0 up.

Soon after, in the 43rd minute, Fernandes hammered a free kick to the far post, which led to a goal initially awarded to Harry Maguire (£5.5m), assisted by Nemanja Matic (£5.0m) but later given as a Lewis Dunk (£5.0m) own goal.

VAR also overruled a Brighton penalty early into the second half, given against Paul Pogba (£8.0m) for catching Aaron Connolly (£5.5m) as he chased a March pass. A hectic resumption saw a second Man United goal ruled out, before Rashford scored a wonderful strike after being fed down the left channel by Fernandes. The 22-year-old cut inside and sent poor Ben White (£4.5m) flying with two dummies, before eventually finishing with his left foot.

After Fernandes advised FPL managers to “choose Anthony Martial (£9.0m) because I will give a lot of passes to him”, the Frenchman’s owners will be disappointed to see Rashford get this through ball as Martial toiled in another game without attacking returns. It will be difficult for managers to stick with him when there are so many attractive options up front, such as Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.3m), Raul Jimenez (£8.5m) and Danny Ings (£8.4m).

“We tried to press but they’ve got really good ball players at the back. When we were low, you can see we don’t have the legs or sharpness still. But we’ll get there.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Rashford’s goal stated his case for being selected as the Manchester United option, as did netting one of the disallowed strikes. Re-classified as a midfielder this time, Rashford may be just short of penalty-taking responsibilities but he would have claimed an extra 26 goal and clean sheet points if he was in midfield last season.

He may even get the occasional spot-kick, although Fernandes’ recent quote saying: “If someone comes to me to ask to take a penalty, I will not fight every time. I can easily say ‘You take it’”, already looks outdated after this match. That is now five consecutive away league wins, although they face Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal amongst their difficult next four outings.

Mason Greenwood (£7.5m) returned to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s starting line-up after being benched for last Saturday’s shock 3-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace. He was in great form during Project Restart and ended last season with ten goals, although vastly outnumbering his xG (expected goals) total of 2.91 could be interpreted in different ways. Is he a fantastic finisher, or was it a fluke?

However, if they fail to sign Jadon Sancho or anyone else in his position, Greenwood could end up being the best way to squeeze in some Manchester United coverage. He scored the other disallowed goal and looked bright, until being replaced late on.

“I thought we had scored with the last kick of the game. I don’t know where the extra time in added time came from, but we’re bitterly disappointed to concede in the way that we have because it’s a cruel blow after what was a good performance from us.” – Graham Potter

Brighton were the better, more progressive team of the first half and would have been comfortably ahead had it not been for the frame of David de Gea’s (£5.5m) goal. Trossard was twice denied by the post after being given the ball by Steven Alzate (£4.5m), becoming the first Premier League player to hit the woodwork twice in one game since Ings in January. He made it a hat-trick late on, thumping a left-footed shot off the crossbar.

It wasn’t just him. Adam Webster’s (£4.5m) looping header landed onto the bar, with March agonisingly hitting the post after the break. No team struck the woodwork more than three times in a match last year – the desperately unlucky Brighton did it five times here. Perhaps Graham Potter will want to check that the goal’s height was correct, as Spurs did on Thursday night.

Trossard was fantastic again. The Belgian scored against Chelsea on the opening day and assisted during Brighton’s convincing 3-0 win at Newcastle. He delivered five goals and five assists last season but head coach Graham Potter often rotated him, removing him from Fantasy radars. Yet he has played the full 90 minutes of all three matches so far – once their fixtures improve, he could be a very interesting option.

Up next for the Seagulls is trips to Everton and Crystal Palace, before hosting West Brom and travelling to Spurs. Regardless of opponent, the exciting Lamptey will be a good player to own. The pacy right wing-back turns 19 on Wednesday and bagged his third assist from three games, two of which have come from winning penalties. This follows his man of the match display at Newcastle, although that 57th minute withdrawal means he is still without a clean sheet. Mathew Ryan (£4.5m) remains a solid option in goal based on a balance of save and clean sheet potential.

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION XI (3-4-3): Ryan; Dunk, Webster, White; Lamptey, Lallana (Gross 75’), Alzate, March; Connolly (Jahanbakhsh 75’), Trossard, Maupay

MANCHESTER UNITED XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Matic, Pogba (Fred 65’); Greenwood (Bailly 83’), Fernandes, Rashford; Martial (van de Beek 90’).

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2,236 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Guys, anything worth a hit here? 0 ITB.

    Ryan
    TAA | KWP | Lascelles
    KDB | Son | Salah | JRod
    Jimenez | DCL | Mitrovic

    Button | Vinagre | Soucek | Mitchell

    1. Bank$y
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Pretty settled.

    2. All about the galacticos
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      No, front 7 look great. Don't take hits on defenders

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

      Solid for now, watch how the GW plays out

    4. Lucky Z
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Thank you!

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

      Similar to my WC front 7 (have Trossard instead of JRod) so no! Good job.

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

    With Reece James, you just know you will get all his 2 pointers and when finally Chelsea gets the CS, he will be benched

    1. Silent Friend
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I dont think Azpil will be benched forever. Chilwell is glued in the left

      1. Silent Friend
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        On

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

        Ya looks like a transfer waiting to happen

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

    Werner -> Ings/DCL for -4?

    Or bite the bullet and hold for one more GW? Already have Adams and J.Rod but looking to bring those two in at some point anyway.

    1. shady4revr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Werner is scoring in the next game 100%

      1. Liberate HK - antichinazi
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        We were told this after the first 2 games.

      2. Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        That's the hope. But that's what I thought against West Brom... and Brighton... at what point do we quit cutting him slack :/

    2. NULL-X-VOID
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      did Werner to Jimmy last night

      1. Liberate HK - antichinazi
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Good move, cant see Chlsesa score more than 1 against Palace

      2. Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Did Martial to Jimmy myself, despite all the frustrations, Werner does have the favorable matchup so couldn't drop him over Tony

        1. Blue&White85
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          That was my logic.

  4. Chandler Bing
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Not pulling the trigger right now but which transfer makes more sense? Have KdB.

    A. Bruno -> Sterling
    B. Watkins -> Ings

    1. shady4revr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Na keep Penandes, ings too costly.

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

    Who starts left and right back for Chelsea next game?

    Alonso likely to be given the boot with Chilwell and Azpi options and Azpi also a right back option.

    1. Silent Friend
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Azpil and Chilwell

      1. Chandler Bing
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I think it should be this too. James still needs time.

        1. NULL-X-VOID
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Time for what?

          1. All about the galacticos
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            consistency. he has one good game in every three. At least Azpi is solid every game

      2. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Agree

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

      Expecting Chilwell and James to starr

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

      Azpil & Chilwell. James cant defend

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

      Chilwell and James. Alonso may not be seen again in the PL. Azpi now first choice deputy at left and right back.

  6. NULL-X-VOID
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    I don't see James being dropped when Chillwell comes on, what do you guys think would happen with Azpi James and Chillwell

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      James super sub

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      For all the praise James gets, i only saw one good cross yesterday (which Tammy over hit with left foot)

      Azpi is at least so calm presence

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

      Depends if Lampard continues to disrespect his team and bench his captain.

  7. Africa United
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    A Kane to Jimi free
    Or B. Salah/Son and Bamford. To Barnes and Jimi -4

    Team Meslier
    Lamptey Coleman Lewis
    Son Salah sterling Klich jRod
    Richarlison Kane Bamford
    O.o itb 1FT

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

      In order words Going with no Salah next two away against Eve and Avl is too risky ?
      Or can Jimi and Barnes/Trossard make it happen?

  8. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Clearly people are knee jerking all over the shop after the first few games. Ings to Martial for me in gw2 is such a howler.
    Do you think one Everton attacker is must have (DCL myself) the way they beat Palace away, or was the hype for palace after only 2 games a bit much?
    Personally think it’s a combination of both

    1. nerd_is_the_werd
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Not sure what's being asked here, but considering their FPL price tag, there's very little to lose in having 3 Everton assets.

  9. PogBruno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Martinez
    Robbo Digne James Saiss Justin
    Sterling KDB Bruno Podence 4.5
    Jimenez DCL 4.5

    Who would you downgrade from this lot to transfer in Salah for Sterling in GW5. (Need to find 0.1)

    1. The Big Cheese
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I doubt you will want to make that transfer. Salah in fine but I suspect you will want to keep Sterling

      1. PogBruno
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I hope so, and hopefully Salah will drop back to 12.0

    2. nerd_is_the_werd
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      There's a 4.4 midfielder available now if I'm not mistaken.

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

        This

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

        Oh is it, tfs

      3. PastaConcerto
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        2 in fact...Stephens for Burnley and Riedewald for Palace....one may even start some games.

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

      Are you happy playing 4 atb every week ??

      I started the season with same not sure about it anymore. No CS around at all

      1. PogBruno
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Waiting for Brewsters move mate who would then become an option, I would also upgrade the 4.5 mid to a pen taker 🙂

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Klich maybe..
          But i expect Leeds bubble to burst anytime now

  10. davies
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Wildcard active... thoughts?

    A) Havertz/Pulisic/Hamez + Brewster
    B) Burke + Ings

    Martinez Forster
    TAA Saiss Lamptey Taylor Mitchell
    Salah KDB ***** Greenwood Foden
    Jimenez ***** DCL

    Cheers.

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

      B

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

      A when Pulisic is fit/starting, otherwise B

      1. davies
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Mahrez placeholder possible

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

          Could be golden, if you’re willing to play Pep Roulette! Injuries to Aguero and Jesus certainly help your case.

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

      B
      I like it.
      Overall. If i WC this GW, Son instead of Burke is one I'm looking for Actually.

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Ings .... FFS

      2. davies
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Jumped on DCL too late so can’t afford unfortunately thanks mate

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Me too 🙁

    4. All about the galacticos
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A) havertz - I think Chelsea are starting to know how to play him

  11. Amey
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Greenwood can bea great option if United don't end up getting Sancho or any other winger.

    When does the transfer window finishes ??

    1. davies
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      5th Oct

      Think they’ll get miss out on Sancho so Greenwood is a great option imo

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Deadline to GW is 3 October.
        Hmm

        Thanks mate

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

      Sancho is coming mate hehe 🙂

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        We're Freaking stupid for keeping everything so late ...

        No reason at all !!

        All this to save few Millions which can easily be back with merch sells of he joins

  12. Baines on Toast...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Izzy!

    1. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Couldn't have been any easier really, totally in control, impressive!

  13. davies
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Best 4.5 defender?

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Taylor

    2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Taylor, and Leeds defender later

    3. Liberate HK - antichinazi
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Lamptey (-0.1)

    4. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      KWP, Taylor, Lascelles

  14. Bleh
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Do we think it’s time to start investing in more premium mids/forward options over a solid back line? Clean sheets are fast becoming something of a rarity these days.

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I am thinking that way for sure

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

        Budget defs may very well be the best enablers this year.

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

      I thought that we were all doing that anyway? Most have three heavies in midfield (Salah, KDB and Bruno are mine) which is helped by the availability of some decent budget friendly forwards (Jimi, Mitro and DCL are my front three).

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

        Yeah I’ve got both TAA and VVD atm who often match/beat scores of most attackers. Just feel like this season is different.

        1. Jafalad
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          I watched the whole of BRI/MAU, CPL/EVR and WBA/CHS today and the one thing that was clear to me is that you need to be on the penalty takers. This new handball rule is going to see a lot more pens this season. I got Bruno and Klich in last week for that reason.

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Agree

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

            I have Son and Trossard instead of those two currently. Agree pens will play a massive part this season so may downgrade Trossard to Klich once Leeds get past City & Wolves. Much prefer Son’s short-term fixtures over Bruno’s though.

    3. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      I think so. Penalties are given easily too so a bad case for defenders

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

        Yep, new handball rule certainly doesn’t help their case.

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

      I went that way for this GW

  15. NABIL - 1 season 1der
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Who would you rather have this week, James (BHA) or Foden (lee)?

    To double up with either KDB or DCL

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      both ?

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Only room for one

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

      Foden.

      I just feel that CTY score more goals and Foden is likely to be involved. Great price too.

    3. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Just took a hit for foden

    4. The Red Devil
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      As long as Jesus is injured, foden is gold at that price

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

      Foden against Leeds but wouldn’t keep him for too long (have Pep trust issues).

    6. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Thanks all. Tempted to do James to Foden

  16. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    waking up, checking FPL and finding KWP & McCarthy clean sheets feels so ... dirty 🙂

    1. Jafalad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      No need. We picked McCarthy for a reason.

    2. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Points must be nice in FPL, hope the rest of my team brings me some today and tomorrow, won’t hold my breath though 🙂

    3. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Well done.

      Imagine owning both Ryan and McCarthy for the last 2 weeks and rotating them based on home and away

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        i did 🙂

  17. The Man Pastore
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Did Werner + Martial --> Jimenez + Kane for - 4pts last night. Not sure that was a smart move

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Should be .4 gain in value

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

      Hard to pick Kane when you have Jimi, Ings and DCL on form for a much cheaper price.

  18. The Red Devil
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Didn't see the Burnley saints game after ings goal
    How were Burnley in attack? Ings his usual clinical self? Have to decide between ings & Jimmy for last forward spot

    1. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Jimmy

    2. Liberate HK - antichinazi
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Clinical as usual.

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

      Jimi has great fixtures.

    4. Bad Kompany
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Both great options but I’m leaning towards Ings. Wolves have great fixtures but Southampton have good ones as well. Ings does better with easier fixtures while Jimmy can score against all teams. This is because Wolves can be so potent on the counter but aren’t as good at breaking teams down. Jimenez averaged only .03 more goal involvements per a game against the non top 6 while Ings averaged .37 more

  19. nibby
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Good to save FT for next week?

    Pickford
    Digne Saiss James
    Bruno Podence Son Willian KDB
    DCL Jimi
    Subs: 4m, Lamptey, Brewster, Dallas

    Thoughts?

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

      Rumour has it that Podence has picked up a knock so monitor that one. Lamptey as a first sub isn’t all that bad though G2G.

    2. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      High risk: Willian Pickford
      Low risk: Dallas James

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

      I'd want Salah or Mane in there. LIV are going to score plenty of goals once again. Going w/out TAA is high risk too given his ownership.
      Lamptey apart, the back ups look weak.

  20. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    McCarthy
    TAA Saiss Davies Justin
    Salah KDB Son Podence
    Werner Ings

    Button Mitchell Brewster Bissouma

    0.5 itb, 1 FT

    1. Werner >> Jimenez
    2. Davies >> James
    3. Something else ??

    Thanks.

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Probably 1 but wait for the rest of the games to be played

      1. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        what he said

  21. Bad Kompany
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Hello DZ! How did Southampton look defensively? Did they look more solid and a little less gung-ho or were they lucky to not concede?

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Dropping Stephens was a right call but Burnley looked pretty average too.

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers! Will definitely hold McCarthy for next week but didn’t like what I saw when I watched them in the first two weeks.

  22. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    McCarthy / Ryan rotation bandwagon it is then ... all aboard ... woo woo 🙂

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Haven’t looked into it much. How well do they rotate?

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        superb for the first 10 gameweeks or so, which is as far as I checked ... obviously the odd week throws up a tough game

        Palace, New, Burnley, WBA, Palace, WBA, Villa, New, Villa, Pool/Utd, Brighton, She Utd ....

        1. Bad Kompany
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Wow! Wish you told me about this earlier :). Definitely interests me. Wondering how this would compare to a 5.0 gk. Worse fixtures but plays for better defense or gets more saves and bonus. Also if they get a cs against a top team they normal haul.

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

          Isn't STH better away though?

          1. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 4 days ago

            maybe, but it’s the fixtures I am after - Also don’t like my attackers against my keeper

    2. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Think I'll just stick with Martinez and hope he gets boatload of save points

  23. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    How's she looking for next GW?

    Martinez
    James Saiss Justin
    Son Mane Zaha KDB(C)
    Ings DCL Jimenez

    Forster Lamptey Mitchell Burke

    1FT & 0.1 ITB

    A) Zaha ➡ Foden
    B) Save FT

    1. Bad Kompany
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Looks really good. Bold going mane over salah and no Liverpool defense. Would depend on fodens minutes and where zaha is likely to play

  24. Rash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Early thoughts, would Nketiah to DCL for -4 be worth it? Or play the former or soucek?

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Definitely worth it

    2. Bad Kompany
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Bring in DCL but you can wait because he just rose in price

  25. Liberate HK - antichinazi
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    As expected, Zaha is a troll.

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      That Chelsea defence looked idea for him though. I am considering to selling him but not sure

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

        Would hold for the Chelsea game for sure. Ideal fixture for a player like Zaha.

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

      Harsh. EVR seemed to have two or three players on him as soon as he got the ball.

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

      Returns 2/3 game = troll?

      1. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        good point, one blank and things changes.

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

          Recency bias

  26. Here Comes The Son ★
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    a) Havertz > Barnes and free up 1.4m
    b) Save for 2 FT's

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

      Save

    2. Hattrick Harry
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I would save for 2FT, they are valuable after int break. I will save myself.

  27. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Can't see it happening, but would be funny if Wolves and Man City flop today.

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

      doubt either will flop imo but stranger things can happen lol

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Agreed. But the way season has started wouldnt be surprised if goal scorers were the likes of Fernandinho and Coady

  28. S.Kuqi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Azpi offers very little upfront doubt he replaces James for next gw. Correct me if I'm wrong but if Chelsea plays 3 at back he'll be deployed LCB?

    Altough Chelsea needs a leader on the pitch. Was strange to give captain armband for Silva after spending few weeks at club

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

    Is Dunne nailed?

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

      No, Mee and Tark are first choice

  30. what\'s my name
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    rage transferred werner to dcl right move ?

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

      Probably, for your piece of mind. I still have him and am maintaining the rage.

      1. what\'s my name
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        was a big mistake to have werner on wc he looked lost in that team