Scout Notes

Bamford bags again as Sheffield United remain without a goal ahead of tough fixture run

SHEFFIELD UNITED 0-1 LEEDS UNITED

  • Goals: Patrick Bamford (£5.7m)
  • Assists: Jack Harrison (£5.5m)
  • Bonus:  Illan Meslier (£4.5m) x3, Bamford x2, Harrison x1, Luke Ayling (£4.5m) x1

The Patrick Bamford (£5.7m) bandwagon is set to continue rolling after the Leeds forward’s late headed goal saw the Whites triumph in Sunday’s Yorkshire derby.

In a pre-planned link-up the striker nodded home a Jack Harrison (£5.5m) cross, having put two headed efforts wide in the opening half.

“This one came off my nose but I’ll take it! I was a bit disappointed I didn’t score a header in the first half.

“Before the game I said to Jack, I’m going between the middle centre-back and the far one so put the ball there. First half he did it, I didn’t score.

“Second half he did it, I got the goal. Fair play to him for putting it on the money.” – Patrick Bamford

Having highlighted Leeds’ lack of creativity in the opening two Gameweeks, Marcelo Bielsa was happier with his side’s build-up play at Bramall Lane:

It was a just result. The first half was pretty even, we could have scored and conceded. Second half was a lot better for us.

We managed to attack well, we had six or seven opportunities. In that sense, the offensive animation was better.

While Leeds have scored eight times on the way to earning six Premier League points, Sheffield United have neither a point nor a goal to their name with three Gameweeks gone.

The Blades face trips to Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea, along with a visit from Manchester City, in the next five Gameweeks.

“We’ll be glad to see the back of September. Fresh start in October at Arsenal away. I can’t fault a lot of the things the players have done this afternoon. It was a really tight game.

“I’ve been told you gave the man-of-the-match award to the Leeds United goalkeeper; we’ve got to take our chances in the Premier League. That’s the top and bottom of it.” – Chris Wilder

As Wilder alludes to, this game was almost a tale of two goalkeepers before Bamford’s late winner.

Aaron Ramsdale (£5.0m) – who was well on his way to a monster haul before conceding – racked up seven saves from a combination of good stops, poor finishing and long-range efforts.

While Illan Meslier (£4.5m) made three fewer saves, the Leeds keeper’s stops were arguably more impressive.

All the same, John Lundstram (£5.4m) will himself feel he should have rattled the net just shy of the half-hour mark.

The midfielder was afforded a big chance just before the half-hour mark, as Ben Osborn (£4.9m) broke to find David McGoldrick (£5.4m) in the box.

The striker’s flick arrived at Lundstram’s feet from six yards out but the midfielder was unable to convert as Meslier managed to push the close-range effort around the post.

The 20-year-old then somehow managed to get a rangy left hand to George Baldock‘s (£5.5m) stinger, produced after the wing-back had rolled Harrison to make shooting space in the area on 37 minutes.

Bamford had signalled his intent in the opening period, heading over twice from a Kalvin Phillips (£5.0m) free-kick and a Harrison cross.

Stuart Dallas (£4.5m), who saw a looping effort tipped over by Ramsdale in the first half, was almost on the scoresheet in the second period.

Ramsdale had Chris Basham (£5.0m) to thank for clearing a Dallas effort just before it went over the line.

The Leeds full-back had rounded the stranded stopper after a mistake from Ethan Ampadu (£4.5m) allowed the ball to run through.

A surging run from Dallas then saw subsitute Rodrigo (£5.9m) head wide, before Bamford just failed to connect with a whipped ball from Harrison with 20 minutes remaining.

The Blades almost took the lead from a late corner as Jack Robinson (£4.4m) skewed wide with his weaker right foot from point-blank range after Oli McBurnie (£5.9m) just about failed to get his head on the delivery.

Bamford then stole the show and all three points for Marcelo Bielsa’s men, with the striker earning praise from his manager post-match.

Asked about suggestions that the budget FPL forward might struggle at the top level, Bielsa responded:

There are a lot of people who thought contrary to what you say.

The league season is very long. Hopefully he can continue to show his obvious qualities.

The enigmatic Leeds boss was also pleased with his side’s first clean sheet in the league:

It is an achievement we were looking for, to not concede. I think we defended well, with few errors.

Having said that, our rivals did have opportunities. We grew.

On taking off Rodrigo, who had been brought on for the second half, Bielsa explained:

A few minutes were left, I had to substitute Bamford or Rodrigo. Bamford is a very useful player on set pieces against.

But it wasn’t a good decision because Bamford was tired. I should have kept Rodrigo on the field.

Wilder, for his part, is fretful over the Blades’ lack of sharpness in front of goal.

They found a bit of quality at the end. But I think it’s a foul on Sander Berge [in the build-up to the goal] yet again. I think there’s a couple of things that haven’t gone for us the last two or three games, from a decision point of view.

I’ve just seen Marcelo is going to walk right across me right now…no, he’s not, he’s swerved me because he might be on the receiving end of a tackle if he did!

We have to be more clinical. The best chances fell to us. From John Lundstram, George Baldock, Oli McBurnie, Jack Robinson. Four or five really good chances.

The first goal is so important in the Premier League, as we all know. I thought the shape of the team was good. We know how Leeds play, we understand how they play. High energy, high tempo. It was a really quick game.

When it opens up you have to take your chances; we haven’t. We ultimately get punished by a fantastic ball and a great header.

When you look at our goals or when we do create chances, they’re well worked. We haven’t got the players in the group to do something out of the ordinary. We have to really work hard to create our chances, which we did in the game.

After three consecutive defeats, Wilder is “hopeful” more signings will arrive before the transfer deadline:

The longer it [the losing run] goes on, it becomes more concerning. There’s still plenty of belief and fight in us.

Despite being taken off after 73 minutes, FPL midfielder Oliver Burke (£4.5m) put in a decent audition for FPL bosses seeking bench fodder.

The ex-West Brom winger had two shots, one inside the box, while creating three opportunities for his team-mates.

Defender Robinson might be one for the watchlist, with the left-footed centre-back possibly set for an extended run in Wilder’s defence due to Jack O’Connell‘s (£5.0m) knee injury:

“Things are not going for us at the moment. Obvious disappointment with Jack’s injury. Massive disappoint for the boy, he’s worked extremely hard to get to where he has and he’s been pivotal to our rise.

“He’s going for an operation on Wednesday, so minimum six months.” – Chris Wilder


Sheffield United XI (3-5-2): Ramsdale; Robinson, Ampadu, Basham; Stevens, Osborn, Berge, Lundstram (Norwood 63′), Baldock; McGoldrick (McBurnie 73′), Burke (Sharp 73′).

Leeds United XI (4-1-4-1): Meslier; Dallas, Cooper, Koch, Ayling; Phillips; Harrison, Roberts [Rodrigo 46′, (Alioski 90+1′)], Klich, Costa (Poveda 65′); Bamford.

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1,392 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Wakanda
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    firsttttttt

    1. Wakanda
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Anyway ...WC optimal use is after GW 4 right

      1. You've got red on you.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Depends on your current team - as late as possible is preferable

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

        Use it when your team is falling apart

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

    I repeat.

    The ultimate upside chasing this week is not Werner to Ings or Jimmy.

    But it is Salah to Auba (c).

    You read it here first, or maybe second.

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Already had this in my head but son has thrown a spanner into the works

    2. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      We could lose all the hauls in the process

  3. Right In The Stanchion
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Big talk on Twitter that Alisson is out injured.

      As an Arsenal fan this would be delicious news.

      1. Wakanda
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        can we have a link here ?

        1. Right In The Stanchion
            2 months, 1 day ago

            It’s trending. Go look for yourself lazy

            1. Wakanda
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              dont have twitter o.o

              1. Right In The Stanchion
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  You can still look. There’s plenty of articles on ther too.

          • Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Even more delicious for me as I am without pool defender

        2. Sgt Frank Drebin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Harvey Barnes has 10 shots in the box (only DCL and Richarlison have more) and 7 shots on target (joint most). With only 5% ownership he could be a great differential with WHU and AV next. Anyone getting him in?

          1. radawson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Yep, he's my Son replacement

          2. Old Man
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Already got him, but a blank for an attacking midfielder in a 5 goal win is tough to take.

          3. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            How can we throw others off the scent, Sgt?

            1. Sgt Frank Drebin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Stats are for nerds and losers. I've been watching him and he is very poor and his finishing is awful. Would stay away from him.

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

                Beautiful - I couldn't agree more!

                1. Daniel - Go Granville
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  he got my 19 pts in one game last year. how that is a poor finisher? 19 pts. 19 pts in one game

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

                    Way to go Daniel, cat's out of the bag now when we just managed to stuff it back in!

          4. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Europa League starting for Leicester soon so their performances could dip but he's good option for the next 2 atleast.

        3. Chandler Bing
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Son + Watkins -> Barnes + Ings (c) -4 no brainer, right?

          1. Blitz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Go for it

        4. BNMC
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Vardy and a 6.0 mid
          or Ings and Barnes?

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

            B

          2. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            B

        5. You've got red on you.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Son and Depay -----> Ings and 4.5mid -4

          1. You've got red on you.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            *Delap*

            1. Right In The Stanchion
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Why would you have Delap? You should delete your team

                1. You've got red on you.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Bench fodder

          2. Lukakus Unit
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Son to Mahrez?

            Other midfielders:
            KdB - Bruno - Barnes - M Pereira

            0 ITB.

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

              Looking elsewhere

          3. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Bloody hell the market is crazy this year, Son already on -90 and it’s Monday

            1. You've got red on you.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              It is crazy but not this particular transfer out.

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

              Son is such a crazy FPL player, the highs are very high and the lows are very low, streaky too.

              1. Lukakus Unit
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 1 day ago

                If he weren't streaky, he'd cost 11+.

            3. Pukki Party
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Always like that when season starts.

            4. Rassi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Wonder how many fpl managers have already spent 3 transfers shuffling Son out, in and out again?

              1. Goonsquad245
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                *raises hand*

                Thems the breaks.

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

            Next week's (C) is tricky, may just put it on KDB again. Still believe City will knock a lot of goals past Leeds

            1. L'Aeroplanino
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Salah

              1. Goonsquad245
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                This, but KDB is fine too

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

              Maybe Ings (c) offers some security.

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

              GW5 is worse.
              Luckily I got Kane

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

              Currently on Ings

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

                After that West Brom display I can't fault it

            5. seewhyaxe
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Everton assets looks promising

            6. Andy_Social
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              I'd say Leeds are better than Leicester at the moment.

            7. Rassi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Sterling probably. Might also try something crazy like Barnes (c) because why not.

          5. Right In The Stanchion
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Son to who? Have 1m in the bank.

              Thinking Harvey Barnes though and have 3m in the bank

              1. You've got red on you.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Worth a -4 to upgrade somewhere else too?

                1. Right In The Stanchion
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    No pretty happy with the rest of my team. Keeping Werner one more week

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

                  Barnes or a penalty taker

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

                  Zaha? On pens and good fixtures coming up

                4. vincentwsho
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 22 hours ago

                  Mahrez? Seems that most people are suggesting him or Barnes

              2. Dr. Rog
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                The performances of city and wolves were surprising indeed.

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

                  Blame those injuries

                  1. Dr. Rog
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    I don’t think that really works. City have 2 players in every position.
                    The wolves players out were not critical.

                2. Konstaapeli
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  It was coming. So many WC teams loaded on triple City & Wolves. There was no other possible outcome.

                  1. Konstaapeli
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    I consider my self lucky for only doubling on both 😆

                    1. Dr. Rog
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Triple on both, if u include captaincy

                  2. MaxiRobriguez
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    I only had Podence. No KDB, Sterling, Jimi or Saiss. Was hiding behind the sofa before Man City kick-off and laughing my tits off by 9PM.

              3. The Man Pastore
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Guys, I did Werner + Martial --> Kane + Jimenez Saturday night out of frustration... Is it horrible?

                1. The Man Pastore
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  for -4pts

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

                  No

                3. PocketZola
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Yes, kane without the son and jimenz tired from the baby crying all night

                4. Dr. Rog
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  You have just exchanged apples for pears. Will probably be broadly similar in terms of end result.

                  Try not to worry about things you no longer have any control over, instead worry about the things you do. That’s general life advice but it applies here as well.

                5. You've got red on you.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  I've seen a lot worse

                6. Daniel - Go Granville
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  you should be fine

              4. Konstaapeli
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Annoyingly 0.1 short of Werner + Son to Fernandes + Ings. So what should I do?

                A) Son to Barnes
                B) Son + Brewster to Ings + 4.5 fodder (-4)

              5. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 1 day ago

                No Henderson is a massive issue for Liverpool, add Allisson and Thiago to that too...

              6. unitednations
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Morning dzzz, Had son in gw1 team, took him out gw2, brought him back on WCgw3 team...the fun never stops! Suggestions with 1ft and 0.3m?

                Martinez
                Taa Saiss James -- Lamptey Mitchell
                Son Havertz Kdb Foden --- Burke
                Jimmy DCL Werner

                A: Son >> Barnes....and shift out Havertz/Werner for Salah/xxx in gw6
                B: Son >> Mahrez...and shift out Havertz/Werner For Salah/xxx in gw6
                C: Son + Werner >> Salah + 6.5m fwd (-4) now

              7. g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Nearly had as many penalties this season in less than three game weeks than in the 19/20 season games ruined!

                1. Dr. Rog
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  There is enough noise about it that something will be done

                  1. Andy_Social
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Can't change the rules once the season is underway. Can you imagine Mou's face if exactly the same 'handball' Spurs suffered isn't given in the return game with Spurs denied - because the rules were relaxed?

                    1. Dr. Rog
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Football doesn’t have rules - it has laws.
                      Laws are open to interpretation.

              8. Ian Davis
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Ings or Vardy?

              9. Dr. Rog
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Do we know at what point more information will be released about son? If it’s 3 weeks out I’d bench him for 1, possibly 2 games. If it’s more I’d transfer. Probably going to drop tonight...

                1. Konstaapeli
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Seeing how this season is going, he will drop 0.3 in price, starts next game and bangs in a hattrick. Get's his price back to 9.0 only to miss two next games because of some injury.

                2. Karan14
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Hamstring strain not going to be back before 4 weeks and much longer if it's higher grade strain.

                  1. Daniel - Go Granville
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    How are you Karan? That WC was really unlucky, if you have kept your team would have been a master score and a massive green. Well, things like this happen so be it.

                    1. Karan14
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      After last week I didn't even consider holding the wildcard. Would have huge greens if I didn't make any transfers and wasted one. We move on though.

              10. Logic
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Moving Son to KDB but short by 0.1. Is Sterling an option or I hold?

                1. Dr. Rog
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Sterling is a fine option

              11. jb1985
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Too much Liverpool defence on this WC:

                Martinez,
                TAA, Robbo, Saiss, Castagne,
                Barnes, KDB, Salah,
                Maupay, Jimi, DCL

                Steer, Soucek, Mitchell, Burke

                Downgrade Robbo to 4.5 and use the cash elsewhere to upgrade a mid or DCL to Richarlison to get more penalty takers in?

              12. You've got red on you.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Anyone else considering hits after a WC?

                a) Son, Foden and Delap ----> Ings, Barnes and 4.5mid -8

                b) Son and Delap ---> Ings and 4.5mid -4

                c) Son, Foden and Delap ---> Vardy, Soucek and 4.5mid

                1. Dr. Rog
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Might do. I had two template we in my head and I may use a -4 to migrate to the other one now.

                2. L'Aeroplanino
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Wait and see if Foden plays in midweek

                3. Jullepuu
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Nah just Son to Mahrez or maybe Barnes

                4. NATSTER
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  I don't think -8 is necessary. A hit of -4 seems okay.

              13. LIARS POKER
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Werner + Saka to Barnes + DCL for -4?

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

                Sterling wasn't great at ST, correct?

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

                  As expected

                2. Andy_Social
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Never has been and was hopeless. Will Pep repeat the failed experiment? He very well might.

              15. Atimis
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                I’m totally devastated and even don’t know where should I go with my team.

                On -4 already but would you WC this?

                McCarthy
                TAA/Justin/Vinagre
                Salah/KDB/Bruno/Foden/Podence
                Jim/DCL

                Steer/Davies/Mitchell/Brewster

                1. Goonsquad245
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Not a chance my dude. Hopefully you get next week out of Vinagre.

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

                    Yeah, just hoping that Vinagre/Podence start and will work on my def during IB

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

                  I certainly would not WC, Sir Atimis

              16. Will J 256
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 1 day ago

                How does this sound?
                Son and Podence to Barnes and Rodriguez (-4)

                1. Bury94
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Wait on that, see what's said about Podence

              17. Daniel - Go Granville
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Thinking of a new strategy this season. Unless there is a double or blank GW or so, captain only one of the 3 penalty merchants Salah, KDB, or Bruno. Not another player gets even considered. Bruno would have been an amazing choice this GW than.

                Do you agree? Or to adapt a little bit and only captain players who are on penalties? I am from the above rule only those 3 lads.

                Thoughts?

                1. Goonsquad245
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Salah is a penalty merchant now?

                  I would never captain Bruno over either of the other two unless they were playing each other and Bruno was playing fodder.

                  1. Daniel - Go Granville
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    that is happening soon, they play each other. Also Bruno outscored KDB this week so he was the better captain. No Jesus and Kun is a worry for the City attack for sure.

                    And yes, everyone who is on penalty is a penalty merchant, including Vardy

                    1. Goonsquad245
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      ‘Bruno outscored KDB this week so he was the better captain’

                      Jarrod Bowen outscored Bruno this week, should we all have transferred him in and captained vs Wolves? Who’s the best captain for this week?

                2. jb1985
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Only risk I see is that someone is bound to miss a penalty soon and if it your captain the minus points wont be nice. This could happen to anyone anyway.

                3. The Knights Template
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Like it, might do this too.

                  1. Andy_Social
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    I'd worked out a season-long captain system with 20 GWs going to KDB. After last night it gets moth-balled until City play like a football team. Having put umpteen hours into these charts and tables, I'm reduced to "Let's just see how it goes, eh?"

              18. skodaole2
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                First hit of the season didn’t work, I took the second Son + Watkins -> Jimenez + KDB this has to work leaving me with

                McCarthy
                Castagne Justin Reece J.
                Salah KDB Pereira James R.
                Kane Jimenez (c) Mitrovic

                Martinez Dier Reed Targett 0 itb

                Any more changes needed or gtg?

              19. Gazza2000
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Think I will save my FT this week and reassess in the international break with 2FT

                McCarthy
                TAA Vinagre Justin
                Salah KDB Hames Podence
                Werner Martial Mitro

                Steer Bissouma Mitchell Ayling

                1. Karan14
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Happy to keep Werner & Martial?

                  1. Gazza2000
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Not really but we see what happens

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

                  Arise, Sir Gazza2000! Nice you don't own Son.

              20. Daniel - Go Granville
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                I slept over and resisted the urged to play the WC. -4 it is and if Podence is not fit than a -8. So be it. Still need time to understand this year's game.

                Anyone else kept the WC?

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

                  Holding tight. No major issues besides frustration with Werner and Martial.