Scout Notes

State of Fulham defence bodes well for Wolves options in Gameweek 4

Fulham 0-3 Aston Villa

  • Goals: Jack Grealish (£7.0m), Conor Hourihane (£6.0m), Tyrone Mings (£5.0m)
  • Assists: John McGinn (£5.5m) x2, Hourihane
  • Bonus Points: Hourihane x3, McGinn x2, Mings x1

A clinical Aston Villa maintained their perfect start to the season at the expense of a Fulham side seemingly hell-bent on getting their relegation form in nice and early.

Four wins on the bounce – two in the league, two in the Carabao Cup – have marked the Villans as an early-season form team, which is just as well when they’ve got Liverpool and Leicester to come next.

But there is a confidence and continuity about this club now – Villa have strengthened the squad this summer without upsetting the balance of the team – that suggests last season’s desperate struggle to stay up will not need repeating this time around.

Fulham coach Scott Parker switched to a three-man defence for the encounter, but his preference for playing high and wide remained intact. That was a tactic the visitors exploited ruthlessly from the get-go and offers some crumbs of comfort to anyone still in possession of Wolves attackers for Gameweek 4.

It took less than five minutes for Villa to find a way through that new-look backline, with Jack Grealish (£7.0m) running onto John McGinn‘s (£5.5m) ball over the top and steering it past Alphonse Areola (£4.5m) in the Fulham goal.

The strike was, according to boss Dean Smith, straight off the training pitch.

“We’ve been working on breakthrough runs with Jack especially. Great run, great finish, great pass.” – Dean Smith

The pair then combined for Conor Hourihane (£6.0m) to double the advantage after 15 minutes, with the midfielder sweeping the ball home from an intelligent McGinn lay-off. The former Plymouth Argyle and Barnsley midfielder has now registered more attacking returns than any other Villa asset since the beginning of Project Restart (five).

That made it two shots, two goals for Villa – a question of quality over quantity that neatly summed up the entire game. Fulham outshot the visitors 16-12, but managed just two attempts on target to Villa’s five and created no big chances while their rivals carved out four.

If the game wasn’t up after 15 minutes, it certainly was just after half-time when Tyrone Mings (£5.0m) sprang the Cottagers’ high line/offside trap attempt and was left all alone to score from Hourihane’s set-piece ball into the area.

It was the final proof, if it were even needed, of Fulham’s current defensive shortcomings. Indeed, conceding ten goals across the first three Premier League matches of a season would have equalled a nasty little record – if West Brom hadn’t had a ‘hold my beer’ moment and already let in 11 thanks to Saturday’s 3-3 draw with Chelsea.

What’s making matters considerably worse for Parker’s men is their inability to look the part at the other end of the pitch either.

This was their second blank in three league matches and the three goals they scored against Leeds were as much to do with the Yorkshire outfit’s own defensive issues as Fulham’s attacking prowess.

The 20%-owned Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.0m) was easily the most popular Fantasy Premier League starting asset on show at Craven Cottage, and he led the way for attempts (six), all of which came inside the area.

All of them were also headers, but only one found the target and none truly troubled visiting keeper Emiliano Martinez (£4.5m), whose most eye-catching save involved tipping a late Joe Bryan (£5.0m) effort onto the bar.

His opposite number, Areola, had the misfortune of picking the first three of Villa’s attempts on target out of the back of his net, but he was worked by Mings and McGinn when the game stretched out late on, while striker Ollie Watkins (£6.0m) twice went close with earlier efforts.

Fulham did manage to score at one point when Bobby Decordova-Reid (£5.5m) pounced after Martinez spilled Aboubakar Kamara‘s (£5.0m) shot, only for VAR to entice referee Stuart Attwell to a TV screen to decide that Mitrovic had fouled Ezri Konsa (£4.5m) as the first shot came in.

The late introduction of new signing Bertrand Traoré (£6.0m) demonstrated the extra firepower Smith now has at his disposal, but he was quick to talk up a second straight clean sheet post-match.

“We scored some great goals, but maybe more pleasing for me is the will to keep the ball out of the back of the net. It’s about keeping that balance. If we can, it gives us a great chance to win football games.” – Dean Smith

The views of Parker were, in essence, a mirror image of his Villa counterpart.

“In terms of defending, yeah we weren’t good enough tonight. We’ve not been good enough for the first three games this season, and we need to address that. It’s an area that I think everyone at the football club can see.” – Scott Parker

Both Konsa and Mings have now scored this season, with the latter also providing a Gameweek 2 assist. The pair sit second and third in an FPL defenders table topped by Leicester’s Timothy Castagne (£5.7m), who’s played a game more. They are also backed by four clean sheets in their last six Premier League matches, three of those coming at Villa Park, where they play three of their next four fixtures.

But investing in Villa’s backline, or indeed any of their players, is just not happening from what we can see of the FPL transfer market. 

Despite their stellar start to the season, none of their assets can be found in Gameweek 4’s top 30 transfers-in, presumably thanks to those two tough fixtures mentioned earlier in this piece.

The Villans’ schedule eases considerably from Gameweek 6 onwards, however, with a trip to Arsenal probably the trickiest encounter of a 10-match run.

Fulham’s match-ups are more mixed, but the FPL reception to their current form is not – Mitrovic is currently the fourth most-sold player heading into Gameweek 4 as managers still invested in Parker’s men look to cut and run.

Fulham XI (3-4-2-1): Areola; Ream, Odoi, Hector (Le Marchand 58); Bryan, Tete (Kamara 39), Zambo Anguissa, Cairney; Cavaleiro, Decordova-Reid (Kebano 78); Mitrovic.

Aston Villa XI (4-3-2-1): Martínez; Targett, Konsa, Mings, Cash; Hourihane (Ramsey 76), Luiz (Nakamba 87), Trézéguet (Traore 84); McGinn, Grealish; Watkins.

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701 Comments Post a Comment
  1. GloryManUnited
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    AGUEROOOOOOO

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

      user name and message don't go well together

      1. checkit_j
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Okay

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

        Most United fans I know are glory hunters so all good there. This one must be just bit confused...

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

          Not confused, Just give respect where it is due. As I think KDB is the best player in the world.

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

            ^^ true ^^
            If anyone would want to be a pro footballer they would probably choose KDB I know i would.

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

          True dat

          1. Pumpy Pro
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Like a Spudgun Sterling celebration

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

        I will appreciate KUN as the best striker of the past decade. He deserves nothing but respect

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

          thats all good and its great u can appreciate a rival striker

          but when u type aguero like u have u are reminding everyone of his goal that won the league and beat ur team so the msg 'AGUEROOOO' and the name Glorymanutd dont go well together as ur basically celebrating ur team losing

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

            It's simply my response to everytime he scores. I guess I see where the confusion could come in so thank you for pointing it out. LOL

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

              So you celebrate everytime Aguero scores a goal ?

              Is Rooney still active player.

            2. Zalk
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Don't bother responding to trolls. I totally understand where you're coming from.

      4. Pumpy Pro
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Most UTD 'fans' can barely name their starting 11.

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

          Not sure who those fans are but I promise I do not fall under that umbrella.

    2. OrmskirkFC
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      If you're a Detroit Lions fan, you are certainly allowed to extend your celebration of players to other teams.

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

        This is true lol

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

    Do these look like good moves for a -4?

    Son to Pereira
    Buur to Robbo

    Even though it’s a hit I’m getting rid of a none playing player.

    Alternatively I could just do Son to Mahrez/Barnes but would have to start Dallas vs City.

    Thoughts?

    Thanks

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

      look really good and u will free up a wolves spot

      win win all round

    2. Whiskerz
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I like it.

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

        Thanks both

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

      Did so to mahrez

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

    I need a 6-0 win to make up for last week

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

      +1

    2. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Dendonker and Moutinho hatties,,,

  4. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Need Podence to be fit dor this game, one of the fixtures which swayed me towards triple Wolves - little did I know about their form....

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

      Hasn't trained so it is not looking good for you.

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

        Link?

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

            I fail to see anything there to suggest that Podence didn't train?

            1. pjomara
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Did you really check every page in those 4 minutes?

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

                I checked the webpage linked. It only took a few seconds; it didn't contain much else apart from the word 'Google' written in colourful letters.

        1. Egg noodle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Ignore him

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

            Cry

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

        Still few days to go, if it was only a knock then there is a chance he will play.
        Plus teams display(without him) against Hammers must be in his favour

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

    Any hits needed? 2.5itb 0ft

    Martinez
    Robbo lamptey vinagre
    Salah kdb Barnes
    Werner jimi dcl

    Forster dunne Mitchell Burke

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

      Soucek also in midfield!

    2. SAY MY NAME
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      GTG

    3. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Barnes > Bruno

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

        1.0 short

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

        Also got Barnes for son!

    4. Frucke
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      What? Noooo

    5. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Lovely team

  6. checkit_j
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 1 day ago

    WC or Nah?

    McCarthy / Steer

    Taa Dier Justin KWP Mitchell
    Salah KDB Podence JamesR Biss
    Werner Mitro Martial

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yes

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

      Save. Ull need it later

    3. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      with that mid I would

  7. Flynny
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Nervous foden starts in the cup tomorrow and not at Leeds.

    With podence doubt its a nightmare for those who wildcarded gw3 and struggled badly

    1. Silent Friend
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Bernado Silva is ready to go

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

        Not until after IB.

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

      I have both and not worried in the slightest, you accepted the risks of Foden when you bought him. Podence is more unlucky but it is what it is, if he's fit Fulham (H) should provide the perfect redemption opportunity.

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

      Whether he gets 60 or 30 vs Leeds he could haul either way. You knew this was a risk getting him as did the rest of us.

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

        My rank is 4.5m. I need all my best players to start

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

          Mine is 5 so dont feel bad

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

            If he is ranked at 4.5m, and your rank is 5th in the world, surely this will make him feel bad?

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

              Do you have a brain?

    4. COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      If he plays 90 minutes, I'll sell as he's absolute garbage

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

      Hardly a nightmare. Both cheap and should have bench cover anyway

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

        lamptey burke mitchell

        1. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          I'm starting Lamptey this week. 😀

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

          Sorted then.

    6. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Those nerves will always exist with Foden. It's why you're only paying 6.5. Personally I see him playing at the weekend.

    7. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I think they would be better off playing Delap and having Sterling and Mahrez wide. KDB and Foden can then operate in the pockets more.

    8. Pumpy Pro
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Don't even need hindsight to tell any Foden buyers that he came with huge risk and was a total punt. Podence was unfortunate. Sounds like podence isn't serious?

  8. jam sandwich
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    1.8 ITB 0 FT

    Ramsdale
    TAA - Saiss - Justin
    Salah (c) - KdB (v) - Rodriguez - Podence
    Jimenez - DCL - Wood

    Steer - Dier - Bissouma - Ferguson

    good 2 go, or take a hit?

  9. DAZZ
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Son out for a -8 or just play Charlie Taylor away to Newcastle?

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Play Taylor

      1. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        +1

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

        +1

  10. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Can't decide whether to take the hit or not. A gives me the cash to do Sterling to Salah and van Dijk to TAA down the line. Salah's looking greedy and dangerous, though.

    A) Son to Barnes
    B) Son & Sterling ---> Salah & Mahrez (-4)

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B easily

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

      b

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

      B for me

    4. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Cheers all. Unanimous.

  11. ClaireT
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    So Vardy is predicted to change price tonight, would you do Werner & ASM to Vardy & Pereira for -4?

    McCarthy, Button
    Saiss, TAA, Justin, Holding, Lascelles
    Foden, Salah, Bruno, ASM, Reed
    Jimi, DCL, Werner

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Would stick and keep transfer

      1. ClaireT
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks -what about transferring out ASM?

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

          Apparently he's back. I'd keep, he's due something

  12. NateDogsCats
      2 months, 1 day ago

      As much as I expected Fulham to go straight back down, I never expected them to be as bad as they are. They're still making chances at the top end of the pitch but their "defending" on the free kick for Mings' goal was comical. If Brewster goes to Sheffield Utd he'll likely be one of the first players I'll be sure of for week 5 in spite of their lack of goals so far.

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

        I never saw the game last night, but people are already talking about them being the worst Premier League team of all time.

        After 3 games.

        Were they really that bad last night?

        As a QPR fan I’ve got, sadly, firsthand knowledge of what a historically bad Premier League team looks like. Are they worse than our awful Bosingwa side of 2013?

        1. NateDogsCats
            2 months, 1 day ago

            It's very early days to go that far, but they really were poor. The attempt at a high line for Mings' goal was pathetic, he looked almost embarrassed to score it. They didn't look awful going forward but they look like they genuinely don't know what they're doing when defending. Countless times I saw Martinez aiming GKs to either Watkins or Trezeguet on the wing, and in spite whichever one it was being alone with 3 defenders near them, the Villa man won the ball comfortably the majority of the time, even having the time to control then turn to run down the wing. I don't know if this team is as bad as that QPR team, but to be fair you had a lot of new players then to mix together, the vast majority of this Fulham team earned promotion together and are entirely out of their depth once the opposition gets to the halfway line.

      2. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        The next 2 for Mitrovic ain't great, I need to move him on, best replacement up to 6.3m?

        1. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Bamford, I guess.

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Sorry but he won't ever be in my team

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

          Antonio.

          1. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Is he 6.3 now?!

            Interesting.

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              6.4m

              1. Dynamic Duos
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Hmmm going down tonight

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

                Dropping today or tomorrow.

                1. Dynamic Duos
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  He is a great shout , thanks

              3. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Ah, cheers.

                Just checked and he's on -100.

        3. Silent Friend
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Bamby

      3. ZimZalabim
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Ive used my FT on Werner to Jimi on saturday was a bit of a rash transfer and I now have Son and Podence flagged, So Im going to ship son but not sure what to do, havent decided when Im playing my wc as yet, but dont have enough moves to make to play it now. Also habe 1.5 itb

        so which option looks best ?

        A. Son to Bruno
        B. Son to Mahrez
        C. Son to Barnes/Zaha

        all would be -4

        D. Son and Davis to 4.5 mid and Vardy for -8

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

          C Zaha. CPL fixtures are good after Chelsea

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

          Disappointed. Was hoping to read about greyhound racing.

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

            If only it actually was about that.

            Do some people not realise there’s a pandemic going on?

        2. Bees4Lyf
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          You can’t make this stuff up xD

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

          Love it - Stan Collywobbles will be all over this.

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

        Thoughts on this wildcard draft?

        Martinez
        Castagne/TAA/Robertson
        Salah/Zaha/Jrodriguez/Klich
        Ings/Jimenez/Vardy

        Subs:
        Steer/Lamptey/Mitchell/Anguissa

        Main concern is no city.

        1. diabydoesgallas
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Meant to put Calvert lewin, not ings.

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

          Very good apart from no ManCity.

          If you want to get in ManCity, you would have to do something like Castagne, JRod or Zaha, Vardy -> CheaperDefender, KDB or Sterling, DCL

        3. Bees4Lyf
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Yeah Its not bad, no city could be a issue. Think one Liverpool defender maybe enough and upgrade that midfield a little.

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

          Thanks both. Not sure about even playing it tbh, but it’s tough watching vardy, KDB and co all rise.

      5. Bees4Lyf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        ASM should be back for this gw right?

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

          The only place he should be is on waivers.

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

          Should. Sellers may regret it. Nobody at Burnley can match his pace.

          1. Bees4Lyf
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Let’s hope he’s back, gonna have to keep him another week with other pressing issues

      6. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Hames seems to be the most popular Son replacement, but I don't fancy his fixtures at all. Anyone got other ideas?

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

          looking at Mahrez, Barnes, Maddison, Fodden, Zaha, Grealish as options

          or as I have money itb could go for Bruno or Rash.

          Mahrez and Barnes are the most likely options tho

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

          Z

          A

          H

          A

        3. Dosh
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Looking at a punt on Maddison

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

          Harvey Barnes is easily the best at son’s price or lower

      7. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Werne owners what are you doing ? Transferring to ings is very tempting but having 2 FTS during ib is also a nice option. Thoughts ?

        1. Bobby Digital
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Keeping.. Two good home games next.

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Cheers and true

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

            I'd like to keep and save ft.

            If podence is injured I may be heading to werner and podence to ings and trossard.

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

          I’d love to sell for Jiminez, but I have more urgent fires to put out, so unless I do a midweek WC I may well be stuck with his useless arse for another week.

          Norwood has to go for me this week, even though it’ll cost me -4. Podence may still be out too.

          Jimi against Fulham may in itself actually be worth a -8 though, so there’s that to consider too.

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

        Is any stats KdB without Aguero & Jesus? Good or Bad?

      9. JHolmes
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        McCarthy / Ryan

        Taa Justin KWP Lamptey Ferguson
        Fernandes KDB Barnes JamesR Burke
        Jimenez Mitro Ings

        2 mil itb, Bruno to Salah for -4 or hold? Trying to hold onto wc even though im not liking mitro, double 4.5 keeper, justin very much... Rodriguez might also need to go eventually.

        1. diabydoesgallas
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          I’d do it if you’re going to captain Salah. He could well haul against Villa

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

          Not for a hit. Wait until GW6 now.

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

        Mahrez and Werner to which penalty takers??

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

          Noble and Kane? For that money.

        2. Jon Walter's Hatty
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Werner may be on pens if Jorginho stays out the side.

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

            But he doesn't seems worth the price

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

          Why do you want to sell Mahrez?

      11. Slurpy
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Is Son to Mahrez then WC next week a good move?

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

          The team
          Ramsdale (BPF)
          Trent Digne Justin (Dallas, Ferguson)
          Sterling Salah Son Podence Soucek
          Werner DCL (Davies)

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

          I don’t understand why you want to WC next week

      12. Jon Walter's Hatty
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Wonder if Werner may get some minutes tonight with the hope of him getting a goal and some confidence

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

          Dont think he lacks confidence, its more Chelsea\system issue.

          1. Jon Walter's Hatty
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Maybe not but he will feel an awful lot better notching the first.

            I've no idea why Abraham is playing ahead of him - it is completely crazy. Werner and Havartz off him...how hard is that?

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

            This

      13. vujicicbgdn
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        A. Son to Mahrez for ft
        B. Son and Mitrovic to Barnes and Ings for - 4?

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

          A

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

            If u have bench cover

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

              Thanks for the response.

              Ryan
              TAA Saiss James
              KDB Son Salah Podence
              Mitro Jimenez DCL

              Bench: Martinez Anguissa Mitchel Lamptey

              What do you think?

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

        Any argument against this move
        Werner to Ings?

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

          I think there are likely more pressing transfers than that one. Would rather hold the FT than make that move.

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

            Here is the team
            Martinez/Forster

            Semedo James Lamptey Mitchel Dunne
            Salah KDB Mahrez Foden Burke
            Jimenez DCL Werner

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

              That defense is dire

      15. Hamdy9999
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Excuse me fellas i was wondering how the prizes are gonna be published or if i won how i am gonna know ?

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

            Don't even worry about prizes in this game

            1. Hamdy9999
                2 months, 1 day ago

                I am not .. I was just asking because i came first in the league and i noticed that there was a monthly prize for whoever come first

          2. Mortal.Swinbat
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            RMWCT?

            Martinez

            James, Saiss, JWP
            Salah, Bruno, KDB, Klich
            Jiminez, Ings, DCL

            Steer, Lamptey, Mitchell, Bissouma

            GOne for heavy attack and penalty takers, only obvious omission is Liverpool defender/double?

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

              That obvious omission is a bad one.

              Would downgrade Bruno because of fixtures and then use that money to get double Liverpool defense.

              Salah, KdB, Ings, Jimenez, DCL core. Then the last two slots rotate with the form guys. Double Pool defense to set and forget along with Saiss or James.

              That's the best way. I wish I had done that on my WC. Now I'm locked into the super high variance route of triple Wolves and City.

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

                Same here and badly want TAA + Robo set and forget. But currently have none of them.

              2. Mortal.Swinbat
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                I appreciate the feedback, I feel you are right but the main reason I WC was to bring in Bruno due to penalties. I kind of feel like he's locked in for me but having the 3 premiums does skew my team.

                My other thought is to go 442 (although we all know 343 is usually the best) and drop Ings and upgrade defence.

                Martinez

                James, Robbo, VVD, Lamptey
                Salah, Bruno, KDB, Klich
                Jiminez, DCL

                Steer, Mitchell, Bissouma, Davies

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

                  If you’re desperate to keep Bruno, this is the way to do it

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

              I’d do Bruno to Rashford, one of Jiménez/ings to Chris wood and then KWP to TAA

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

            How many times has DCL risen in price this week?

          4. Tsssst
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Who to start GW4?

            Vinagre (fulham)
            or
            Mitrovic (WOLVES)