Scout Notes

Rodgers offers Vardy injury update after Foxes thrash striker-less Man City

Manchester City 2-5 Leicester City

  • Goals: Riyad Mahrez (£8.4m), Nathan Ake (£5.5m) | Jamie Vardy (£10.0m) x3, James Maddison (£7.0m), Youri Tielemans (£6.4m)
  • Assists: Mahrez | Timothy Castagne (£5.6m), Nampalys Mendy (£4.5m), Maddison
  • Bonus: Vardy x3, Mahrez x2, Maddison x1

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers thinks that Jamie Vardy (£10.0m) “will be fine” after Sunday’s hat-trick hero walked gingerly from the field of play in the closing stages of a remarkable match at the Etihad.

Vardy took his 2020/21 goals tally to five in the Foxes’ 5-2 win over a shellshocked Manchester City but appeared to be in some discomfort towards the end of the match, eventually being replaced with five minutes to go.

Both player and manager confirmed that the issue was Vardy’s hip, rather than his groin as originally reported, that was causing him discomfort but Rodgers revealed that it was an ongoing issue and something that hasn’t stopped him from playing in the past:

Vardy was even more bullish when interviewed after full-time, telling the broadcast media:

I’ve just got a slight issue with my hip, I think it’s a bit of growth in one of the bones, it just clicks every so often and just gives me a bit of pain. It’s no issue. I’ll be absolutely fine.

Rodgers was also optimistic about two other Leicester players who were withdrawn because of injury issues.

Jonny Evans (£5.5m), who was only just back from suspension and a thigh injury, hobbled off in the final 10 minutes, while Dennis Praet (£5.5m) looked in some discomfort when being replaced midway through the second half.

Rodgers said:

Jonny [Evans] felt his calf tighten up, first game for such a long time. We’re hoping that’s all it is. Dennis [Praet], we’ll have to wait and see. A sort of twist of his knee, so hopefully that won’t be too serious. Hopefully, those three [including Vardy] will be OK.

FABULOUS FOXES

Given that Leicester limped over the finish line at the end of 2019/20 with four wins from their final 17 Premier League matches, there were understandable reservations about their Fantasy assets at the start of this campaign.

They have put those concerns to bed in the first few weeks of 2020/21, however, winning all three of their games to date and racking up 12 goals in the process.

Sunday’s win over Manchester City continued the renaissance and there were eye-catching displays all over the park.

Vardy was typically sharp off the ball and clinical on the rare occasions he was on it: only Ederson (£6.0m) of the 22 starting players had fewer touches than the Leicester man, while the 33-year-old striker had only three shots on goal – and converted them all.

Two of his goals came from the penalty spot after he himself had been fouled, while his second strike was a superb flick from a Timothy Castagne (£5.6m) cross.

Considering that only four of his 23 goals in his Golden Boot-winning year came from 12 yards, he could easily trump that total in 2020/21 should penalties continue to be dished out as freely as emojis from the FFS Twitter account.

CASTAGNE DELIVERS AGAIN

Castagne has now registered attacking returns in all three Gameweeks so far and is the leading points scorer among FPL defenders by some margin, having averaged nine points per match since his move from Atalanta.

Leicester may have changed to a back five and sat a bit deeper in this match but the Belgian right-back was still given license to get forward, bombing on to the byline to supply Vardy’s second goal.

It should be said that he has created only three chances all season but both he and James Justin (£4.7m) have really caught the eye, not just for their assist potential: diagonal runs towards the six-yard box brought them goals in Gameweeks 1 and 2.

Elsewhere, Youri Tielemans (£6.4m) was excellent – it’s easy to forget that he struggled for form last season and how much of an asset his slick passing was to Leicester’s front players when Rodgers first took charge at the end of 2018/19. If he has rediscovered that form, then that can again only benefit Vardy.

The Belgian “assisted the assister” for Leicester’s second goal and it was from his through-pass that substitute James Maddison (£7.0m) won the Foxes’ third penalty, a spot-kick that Tielemans converted with Vardy off the field.

Maddison had earlier curled in a superb effort from distance to put Leicester 4-2 up.

Missing out on the points was Harvey Barnes (£7.0m) but he too caught the eye, supplying the key passes that led to Leicester’s first two penalties and looking a real threat around the hosts’ box.

A home match against West Ham is up next for the Foxes and, as strange as it sounds, this might be the toughest test for Vardy, Barnes et al to date: so far Leicester have faced the division’s worst defence in West Brom, a Burnley team missing both first-choice centre-halves and then a Manchester City outfit that played into their hands on Sunday.

The Hammers have looked uncharacteristically solid since moving to a back three in Gameweek 2, allowing Arsenal and Wolves few clear-cut opportunities in their last two games.

WHAT NOW FOR MAN CITY ASSETS?

Manchester City haven’t become a bad team overnight; in fact, this was very reminiscent of their form in 2019/20.

The Citizens may never have conceded five goals under Guardiola before but games against Norwich City, Wolves and Lyon last season were similar to this one, with their defence as capable of shooting themselves in the foot as they are racking up a string of clean sheets (they kept a league-high 17 of those in the season just gone).

Their Gameweek 4 match against Leeds could just as easily end 5-0 to City as it could 3-2 to the Whites, and that’s why our interest remains so keen in their attacking assets.

Given the ongoing injury crisis, the likes of Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) and Kevin De Bruyne (£11.6m) also face little threat of rotation at present.

With Gabriel Jesus (£9.5m) and Sergio Aguero (£10.4m) out for a month, Sterling started this game as the central striker in Guardiola’s 4-2-3-1, with De Bruyne supporting him in the number 10 role.

Time will tell if the lack of an orthodox striker blunts City’s attack but Sterling was peripheral and they created little of quality from open play, with their two goals – a Riyad Mahrez (£8.4m) howitzer and a Nathan Ake (£5.5m) header – both coming from corners.

Phil Foden (£6.6m) was borderline anonymous, eventually being substituted just after the hour-mark, while the sight of 17-year-old Liam Delap (£4.5m) being thrown on early in the second half hinted at how desperate Guardiola was.

The City boss said after full-time:

We played really good in the first 30 minutes. We scored early on but I think they defended so deep, so it was not easy. In this situation, it happened many times, we have to control the counter-attack. The problem was that we put extra pressure on ourselves to score the second or third one when they just didn’t want to play.

They just wanted to defend and play on the counter-attack and in that position, we have to be more calm. We started to think we are playing bad. We told them at half-time they were playing good, try to be patient and the rest will be in our hands, but we were not strong enough to be stable and patient.

Manchester City XI (4-2-3-1): Ederson; Walker, Garcia, Ake, Mendy; Rodri, Fernandinho (Delap 51′); Mahrez, De Bruyne, Foden (Torres 64′); Sterling.

Leicester City XI (5-4-1): Schmeichel; Castagne, Amartey, Evans (Fuchs 80′), Soyuncu, Justin; Praet (Maddison 69′), Tielemans, Mendy, Barnes; Vardy (Iheanacho 89′). 


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2,161 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Zrinkec
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    When we could find out for how much Son will be out?

    1. Skonto Rigga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Could be tomorrow - Spurs sometimes release pre-game injury bulletins and Mourinho will be doing a post-match presser.

      1. how now brown cow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Spurs literally have a pre match press conference every other day.

        1. Skonto Rigga
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          ⚠ Mourinho [Larynx - 75%]

  2. FPL_trail_runner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    51 all out with captain blank and 2 zeros in the 11, 70k green up to 150k. Patience and no hits paying off.

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Sounds like a hit would have paid off more

      1. FPL_trail_runner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Nope

        Your playing the game wrong if you look at it that way.

        Pre gameweek decisions were good. Let the outcome take care of itself.

        People here just causing themselves misery trying to move players for hits with 90% likehood of it going belly up- and said player will be wanted back again in 2 weeks.

        1. Nomar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          Depends though.

          If you’re taking a hit to get rid of crap like ASM and Norwood then any change is likely to be an improvement on that assortment of dog chocolate?

        2. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          I think a well timed hit is an essential part of the game; too much can backfire, but “no hits” isn’t a strategy, especially when you are taking 0s instead of fielding players, that will catch up with you for sure

          1. how now brown cow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            25 days, 19 hours ago

            I'm generally anti-hits but I agree with this.

            Got to judge each one on its merits.

          2. FPL_trail_runner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            25 days, 19 hours ago

            I agree hits are good at certain times. But rarely. People here are way too gungho on them.

            Its obvious when to take hit

            1) To field 11
            2) Obvious captain needed in
            3) Injury

            None needed yet. My two zeros were Saiss and Jimenez who have already got me points before

            1. Nomar
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              25 days, 19 hours ago

              It’s when your players are consistently not getting you points though.

              1. FPL_trail_runner
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                25 days, 19 hours ago

                Exactly.

                But its week 3. And who exactly of the top players have blanked 3 weeks in a row and 100% needs to be moved out? Martial and Werner possible. Thats about it.

                People are moving too early regarding hits for players they think are off form.

                For me the only ones im looking to possible move are Keane / Saiss but never for a hit and that may change since Keane is averaging 4.5 points / game for me so far.

                Will have 2 FT built up for week 5.

            2. The Suspended One
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              25 days, 19 hours ago

              Thought you took two zeros lol; nobody is going to say you should have taken a hit or moved Jimi/saiss

              1. The Suspended One
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                25 days, 19 hours ago

                I also think anti-hit people are just going the wc route which is WAY more costly than hits if it doesn’t come off. I’ve been saying all along, don’t draft nongw1 players to bench them, don’t plan wc, just take the hit and play each week aggressively

                1. FPL_trail_runner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  25 days, 19 hours ago

                  I did WC in week 2. Still happy with the decision.

                  Nice greens since then and happy with the team. Even sold Son but team has done better overall.

                  1. The Suspended One
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    25 days, 19 hours ago

                    It can save your year, but it can cost you quite a bit as time goes forward. That son piece for instance, you may be doing better, but is the difference enough to justify the wc? Will your team end up looking roughly the same by gwk 8? Opportunity cost is huge with WCs

                    1. FPL_trail_runner
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      25 days, 19 hours ago

                      Maybe i wasnt clear.

                      I meant i WC in week 2, which invovled selling Son before his haul but still managed a nice green arrow that week and since to get a better overall team

                      But yes could easily be going the wrong way later

                      All the players i have gotten in the WC in week 2 wildcard have got me points across the 2 weeks since which is a good sign.

                      1. The Suspended One
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        25 days, 18 hours ago

                        I understood, was saying that Son really hurt that points over replacement from preWC to post and that one game could be enough to swing the math against you. Way too early to tell, best of luck

          3. Nomar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            25 days, 19 hours ago

            Amen.

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      You've been lucky

  3. sergioaguero67
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Vardy for -8 or Barnes for -4?
    Please help.

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      -4

    2. B.D.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Neither

  4. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Barnes or Mahrez as a son replacement?

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Mahrez

    2. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Zaha?

      1. Will J 256
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Have zaha already!

        1. Nomar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          Clever boy.

      2. Neves say Neves
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Yeah that's what I'm thinking. Surely Zaha being on pens swings it?

    3. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      zaha or barnes

    4. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Mahrez

    5. B.D.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Mahrez

  5. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Werner to Ings the move, or would you just save FT and accept price changes? 1FT 1.0 ITB, just wildcarded but struggling at 3m

    Martinez (Steer)
    Robbo Saiss Taylor (Lamptey Mitchell)
    Salah KDB JRodriguez Foden Podence*
    Werner Jimenez Davis

    Cheers, lads and lasses x

    1. The Knights Template
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Save for IB.

    2. FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      I think so, yep

      1. FourLokoLeipzig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Sorry, I meant the Ings move

    3. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Ings.

      Can’t trust Werner or Chelsea right now.

    4. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Save

  6. StellaMan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Son replacement needed.

    Mahrez, Maddison or Pereira?

    1. dshv
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Mahrez looks good

    2. FPL_trail_runner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Rashford.

    3. B.D.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Mahrez

  7. dshv
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Mccarthy
    Taa davies mitchell taylor (justin)
    Salah soucek kdb bruno podence
    Werner dcl (davis)

    Am i need some changes ??

    1. The Knights Template
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Not at all, Sir DSHV!

    2. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Davies perhaps

  8. Destroyer of teams
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Is Robbo to TAA a waste of a ft and 0.5 or not in this team? I’ve stuck to my plan and avoided all bandwagons so far. No Son or DCL/Hames etc and still ranked 300k with KDB captain fail.

    Team now

    Martinez Steer

    Robbo Digne Saiss Justin / Mitchell

    KDB Bruno Salah Klich / Biss

    Werner Wilson / Brewdog

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Yeah I wouldn't do it. Robbo looks a great pick.

      1. Destroyer of teams
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        So where would you put the 0.5? Gutted that I let Werner slip 0.1 otherwise I could of got Vardy in but I feel Werner overdue some goals now

        1. Destroyer of teams
          • 2 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          Maybe double pool defence with Digne to VVD?

        2. I Member
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          I'd save the transfer.

  9. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Everton player needed for this week?

    1. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      DCL is the main man

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Richarlison for me

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Yeah I could do..

        Kane and Wood ➡️Ings and Rich? :0

    3. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Not at all. Brighton have looked good and they have Liverpool up next after that so you can probably wait 2 weeks before bringing their assets in assuming they still look this good.

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Yeah fair enough but is Brighton exactly watertight?

        just worried ya know

        1. Tony Martial
          • 1 Year
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          Tbf they were great against us

  10. Klaren
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    A) Get Bruno for Son (-4)
    B) play Lamptey
    C) play Burke

    Any thoughts on this?

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      I'm going a

  11. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Better combo on a WC?

    A. Jimenez & Saiss
    B. Maupay & Robbo

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      B

    2. StellaMan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      A

    3. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      A

  12. Scrumper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    James -> Castagne worth it? Or too sideways?

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      A bit sideways I think

  13. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Already on -4.

    More hits needed?

    Martinez
    TAA, James, Saiss
    Salah, KDB, Havertz, Foden, Podence
    Jimenez, DCL

    Subs: Steer, Dunne, Brewster, Mithcell

    2m itb

    1. B.D.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      No

    2. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Nope looks fine for this week

  14. I Member
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Bottomed.

    Last two spots on WC up for the grabs:

    Martinez
    TAA, - - -, Justin
    Salah, KDB, Foden, - - -
    Jimenez, Ings, DCL

    Steer; Lamptey, Mitchell, Anguissa.

    A) Robertson + Soucek
    B) Coady + Barnes

    1. PartyPooper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Dont like the Coady pick, but I think I'd avoid Pool double up in def.
      So therefore still B.

      Looking at the stats Wolves def looks really shaky though; so maybe Coleman instead of Coady?

      1. I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Why don't you like the Pool defensive double up?

        I'm not too concerned with Wolves' defensive stats. They played City and then had an off day against West Ham. Surely a couple clean sheets for them in the next 4.

        1. PartyPooper
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          25 days, 18 hours ago

          You're probably right about Wolves. Just a complete off day.

          I don't like defensive double ups in general - just personal preference I guess.
          And in the case of Pool; they dont look rock solid at the back atm. So maybe that 7 mln better spent on a midfielder maybe (there are a couple of good ones in that 6-7 mln bracket)

    2. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      That's a very easy A for me

    3. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      A

    4. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Why no Vardy? Highest scoring player with two great fixtures

  15. PartyPooper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Looking to get 2 mid price (6-7 mil) midfielders for my WC team
    Who are the two best options?

    A) Pereira
    B) Trossard
    C) Greenwood
    D) H Barnes
    E) Grealish
    F) Foden

    Thanks for the help!

    1. Rassi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      D and E

    2. StellaMan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Like A and E

    3. ivantys
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      DF

    4. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      B and D

    5. MarcusAurelius
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Zaha?

      1. PartyPooper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Nah he will probably troll me... don't trust him 🙂

        1. MarcusAurelius
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          Haha fair enough. A & D out of them for me

          1. PartyPooper
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            25 days, 19 hours ago

            That was exactly what I had in mind. Maybe at some point move Barnes to Grealish when Villa gets a better run of fixtures. I'm actually quite impressed by Villa. Looking solid.

  16. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Says a lot when Im almost happy coming out with a score of 35 on wildcard

    It sure looks a lot better than 15 though...

  17. Dr. Rog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Decided to go for Son+Brewster --> Soucek+Richarlison for a hit.

    Martinez 4
    Semedo Saiss James (Lamptey, 4)
    Salah KdB Havertz Foden (Soucek)
    Jimmy Rich DCL

    1. FPL_trail_runner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Most likely wont get your lost 4 points back.

      Would have played Lamptey in your shoes and got someone like Hamez for free if you really needed to move Son.

      1. Dr. Rog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        long term moves...
        i reckon i now have the optimal strikeforce with rich confirmed on pens.
        Havertz will be Son again when fit. or Bale.
        Soucek sits as a 5th mid until his fixtures clear, then he is the 4th mid.
        Foden becomes fodder, semedo becomes TAA/Robbo.

  18. MarcusAurelius
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    How did Semedo look the other night? I know Wolves had an off night but their upcoming fixtures look tasty

  19. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Mahrez flavour of the week is he?

    Even with injuries surely he's a rotation risk. Isn't bruno nailed and on pens a safer pick?

    1. nani is michael jackson
      • 11 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      I’d say short term Mahrez is a decent option. Bruno is an obvious season keeper.

    2. The Knights Template
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      He costs a lot more. You may as well say surely Salah a better pick.

      1. how now brown cow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Got him already

    3. FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Neither appeals at all tbh, that’s why I want to keep Son if he may only miss the Utd game

  20. HM2
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    How was mitro today?

    1. Gazza2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Mitro was okay but Fulham were terrible. Every ball goes to Mitro though but can’t see them score many goals this season.

      1. PartyPooper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 18 hours ago

        Yeah, it all reminds me of two seasons ago.
        Its deja-vu all over again on repeat 🙂

  21. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    This feels like madness but at the same time I quite like it:

    Son to Pereira
    Buur to Robbo
    For -4

    Already own TAA.

    Thoughts?

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      I guess knowing who takes West Brom’s penalties would really help me!

      1. Skonto Rigga
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Bit of a mystery - all seven last season shared by their strikers (HRK, Zohore, Austin), none of whom are really playing now!

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          Points at Pereira right? Seems a great dead ball player.
          Robinson the only other player I could see taking them?

    2. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Far from madness!

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Thanks Coys I know you’re a big Pereira fan, the benefit of the above I also get rid of deadwood in Buur

  22. Fernandito
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Martinez
    TAA Saiss James Lamptey
    Salah Kdb Foden
    Werner DCL Jimenez

    Steer Costa Mitchell Anguissa

    A. Save FT, play Lamptey, go 433
    B. Costa to Diangana, play 343 bench Lamptey
    C. Play Costa ahead of Lamptey, 343

  23. kempc23
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Ramsdale
    TAA Doherty KWP Taylor Ferguson
    KDB Son Havertz Pereira Bisouma
    Werner Mitro Ings

    2FT £1m bank

    Son and Werner to Penandes and Jimi? And stuck to my pigheaded unwillingness to get in DCL?

    1. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Son to Mahrez and Doh to Robbo

  24. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Would be crazy to sell Foden to Barnes for a hit wouldnt it?

    1. nani is michael jackson
      • 11 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      I’d keep Foden

  25. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Right seriously, price changes were ridiculous last season and completely fixed, it appears they are being manipulated again already, look at Soucek for an example!

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      I think the assist plus Podence injury has saved him from dropping.

      What amazes me this season is the masses appear to be doing transfers much sooner, either than or fplstats isn’t quite working accurately, so we’re seeing large jumps over short periods of time.

      1. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        He's gone from dropping to +50 in a few hours though despite being transferred out by a lot of people....

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          Transfers in?

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            25 days, 19 hours ago

            Net transfers for gwk still -5k

            Lost 30% ownership and no drop

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 3 Years
              25 days, 19 hours ago

              Nothing on Werner right? Haha.

              I think part of the algorithm is based on actual returns in points, not just ownership.

  26. Hansel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    A) Mitro -> Ings (-4)
    B) Adams -> Ings (-4)
    C) Hold

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      A

  27. SMOOTH
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    A. ings TAA robbo in 4-4-2
    B. Sterling Robbo KWP in 4-4-2
    C. Sterling foden saiss in 3-5-2 (no pool defenders)
    D. Ings Jrod Robbo in 3-4-3

    1. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      B

    2. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      A

    3. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      A

    4. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      B

  28. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Who do you think will be the top 8 teams in number of penalties by the end of the season?

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Vardy will be top 1 on his own

    2. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Man United in first place.

  29. FPLGeezer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Is Harvey Barnes playing out wide or behind Vardy? Not seen any of Leicester this season.

    1. Skonto Rigga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Out wide on the teamsheet but not a touchline hugger, moves infield a lot and often gets into the box.

      1. FPLGeezer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        Thanks one to consider for a Son replacement.

        1. Skonto Rigga
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          Considering it myself!

      2. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        25 days, 19 hours ago

        How did he it score this last week? Haven’t watched it back yet

        1. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          Not score*

          1. Skonto Rigga
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 3 Years
            25 days, 19 hours ago

            It was a bit of a nutty game, five goals but three were pens and one was a Maddison thunderb*stard - not many chances beyond that but it was a specific gameplan of Rodgers to not be on the front foot. Will be very different v West Ham. Barnes sent Vardy through for two of the penalty awards though and I have just been more encouraged by how lively he has been in the first three, a bit like what he was like during that purple patch earlier this year.

            1. PartyPooper
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              25 days, 18 hours ago

              Yeah he always looks so lively. Makes good runs, get into really dangerous positions.
              And then....he shoots straight at the goalie.

              His finishing really lets him down - but he is a nice player to watch.
              Still on the fence on if he really is a good fantasy asset...

        2. AlternativeB
          25 days, 19 hours ago

          He looked good last game!

  30. DwarfKing
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 19 hours ago

    Aubameyang out for who?

    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 19 hours ago

      Richarlison?