Scout Notes

What now for Wolves assets after Soucek and Bowen deliver for West Ham?

West Ham 4-0 Wolves

  • Goals: Jarrod Bowen (£6.3m) x2, Sebastien Haller (£6.3m)
  • Own goals: Raúl Jiménez (£8.6m)
  • Assists: Pablo Fornals (£6.4m) x2, Tomas Soucek (£5.0m), Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m)
  • Bonus points: Masuaku x3 Bowen x2 Aaron Cresswell (£4.9m) x1

Jarrod Bowen (£6.3m) grabbed two goals as David Moyes’ first game as a work-from-home manager went spectacularly well.

The self-isolating West Ham boss watched from afar, while occasionally ringing assistant Stuart Pearce sat in the stands, as his side outplayed a set of Wolves stars who came with most of the Fantasy ownership and left with hardly any points at all.

Phoning in a performance has never been so effective – the Hammers had just 37% of possession, but did so much more with the ball – but from a Fantasy Premier League perspective, it was a disastrous night for the majority of managers.

The five most-owned FPL assets on display all played for Wolves. They scored two points. In total.

A sixth popular player, the 6.2%-owned Daniel Podence (£5.6m), didn’t even make the squad as he failed to shake off a shoulder injury picked up in the Gameweek 2 loss to Manchester City, as coach Nuno Espirito Santo explained pre-match – but not in Friday’s press conference!

“He was not able to recover. He had a knock against City, fell down on the ground. Hopefully it’s not serious.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

That game finished 1-3, but few would have predicted the Wolves backline conceding even more goals to a West Ham outfit with just one to their name across their first two fixtures. Not to mention how solid their defence has been for most of 2020.

That the Hammers did so was down to a superb performance from a well-balanced home team set up in the same formation (3-4-2-1) as the visitors, with lone striker Michail Antonio (£6.4m) putting in a heroic shift which went unrewarded in Fantasy terms.

The 6.2%-owned forward consistently tormented Wolves’ back three, either holding the ball up, beating his marker or drawing a foul, which allowed midfielders Bowen and Tomas Soucek (£5.0m) to run beyond him at pace.

This was certainly the template for the first goal which, based on events at other grounds over the weekend, could probably have done with a bit of VAR.

Antonio was upended by Willy Boly (£5.5m) and what looked like a brilliant advantage played by the referee, Martin Atkinson, allowed Pablo Fornals (£6.4m) to hit a through ball to Bowen, who curled a shot home from the edge of the area.

It turned out that a free-kick had been awarded and Fornals had merely taken it very quickly. Questions were raised: was the free-kick taken from the spot of the foul and was the ball still moving anyway? The answers were ‘not especially’ and ‘yes’, but VAR stayed in its box, the goal stood and West Ham never looked back.

Soucek caught the eye throughout with his brilliantly-timed runs from deep, and the opening goal inspired the budget midfielder to test Wolves keeper Rui Patrício (£5.5m) with a first-time shot from Arthur Masuaku‘s (£4.5m) cross and then a header following dogged work by Antonio.

The striker also forced a save from Patrício, with Fornals blasting the rebound over the bar from just eight yards out.

Such profligacy might have been punished on another day, yet home stopper Lukasz Fabianski (£5.0m) was never really stretched, with Raúl Jiménez (£8.6m) subdued and the team as a whole producing no truly clear-cut chances. A truly rare thing for this Wolves team.

Even so, it was only 1-0 at half-time, but even a muscle injury to Ryan Fredericks (£4.5m) just after the break failed to unsettle the Hammers, although Fantasy managers will be keeping a close eye on the right-back’s fitness situation moving forward.

“Ryan (Fredericks) felt discomfort in his left hamstring while supporting an attack during Sunday’s win and was unable to carry on. He underwent a preliminary examination on Sunday evening before undergoing a scan at hospital on Monday afternoon. The results of that scan confirmed our initial prognosis and he has already begun a programme of rehabilitation. Should everything go to plan, we hope Ryan will be available for selection again after the October international break.” – Richard Collinge, Head of Medical, West Ham

That’s because he was replaced by budget defender Ben Johnson (£4.0m) who, together with fellow wing-back Masuaku, continued to blunt the threat of Adama Traoré (£6.5m), Pedro Neto (£5.5m) and debutant Nelson Semedo (£5.5m) on the flanks, with the trio showing flashes of brilliance without any real cutting edge.

The same could not be said at the other end.

Having scored just once from four great chances in the first half, West Ham buried their opportunities after the break.

Fornals was again the provider for the second goal, after 57 minutes, when his low shot hit the post and Bowen was there to knock in the rebound.

The 15.8%-owned Traoré was hooked not long afterwards, although his two-point haul turned out to be the best of a very bad pack of Wolves scores.

The highly-rated young striker, Fabio Silva (£5.5m), took his place and five minutes later, it was 3-0, with the goal causing more fantasy anguish than joy.

At first glance, it was all very straightforward as Aaron Cresswell‘s (£4.9m) near-post corner was headed home by Soucek, with a deflection off Jimenez.

A few glances later, the strike was deemed to be a Jiménez own goal, downgrading Soucek’s involvement to an assist and handing a big fat zero points to the Mexican striker’s 23.7% ownership.

And just in case anyone was hoping their Wolves defenders might limp off with one measly point from their Sunday night of woe, a goal for substitute Sebastien Haller (£6.3m), who headed home a fine Masuaku cross in time added on, proved to be a manky bit of icing on a wholly unpalatable cake.

Nuno was clear in his post-match analysis, with three ‘bads’ and a ‘didn’t play good’ in just four sentences.

“We played very, very bad. We made mistakes, we didn’t play good and West Ham were better than us. Since the beginning, we were defensively very bad. We were not able to break them and in the second half, very bad.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

West Ham assistant manager Alan Irvine was, understandably, rather more upbeat.

“We were thrilled with the performance and delighted with the result and we’ll probably look back and think maybe we could have got more.” – Alan Irvine

He also handed out some praise to Bowen.

“He’s great to work with on a day-to-day basis and he works on his finishing every day, and I mean every day, and we feel as if he has got a very good future here.” – Alan Irvine

The future for West Ham, at least in the short term, is not so good, however – they’re about to embark on a four-match run involving Leicester, Spurs and Liverpool away and Manchester City at home.

That will surely force most managers to steer clear of their assets for now, despite Sunday’s excellent performance, with their fixtures easing in early November and looking really attractive from Gameweek 12.

As for Wolves, their immediate schedule (FUL, lee, NEW, CRY) offers plenty of chances for redemption, and FPL bosses seem to agree as Jiménez is currently among the most popular players for Gameweek 4 transfers-in, with far fewer getting rid of him or his team-mates.

West Ham United XI (3-4-2-1): Fabianski; Balbuena, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Fredericks (Johnson 49′), Masuaku, Rice, Soucek; Bowen (Noble 88′), Fornals; Antonio (Haller 88′).

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI (3-4-2-1): Patricio; Boly, Coady, Saïss; Semedo (Hoever 73′), Moutinho (Vitinha 73′), Neves, Vinagre; Traore (F Silva 62′), Neto; Jiménez.

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1,214 Comments Post a Comment
  1. bluee
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Second

  2. No Professionals
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Morning guys,

    Martinez
    Robertson James Saiss
    Salah KDB Son Foden
    Werner DCL Bamford

    Steer Taylor Mitchell Alzate

    0.3m itb 1ft

    A) son and Werner to podence and vardy (-4)
    B) son to Barnes (vardy next week)
    C) Werner to Jimenez (blocks vardy)

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      B - Stick with Werner as Son is a priority to get out the team

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

      B

  3. Booked4Dissent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Marcal to stay injured GW4 and Vinagre start again?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      wait for pressers but he probably misses one more game

  4. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Already used my transfer on Werner to Jimenez. Looking for some thoughts on my team. Still have my WC. Thanks

    1.4itb 0ft
    McCarthy
    TAA Robbo Taylor Justin
    KDB Salah Podence Havertz
    Jimenez DCL
    (Peacock Ayling Bissouma Vassilev)

    1. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      It’s fine, leave it

    2. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Good team there.

  5. Pukki Party
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Early thoughts here? Have 2ft 0.4itb.

    Johnstone
    TAA Robbo Vinagre
    Salah Son* Greenwood Soucek
    Martial Jimenez Richarlison

    Button Justin Mitchell Bissouma

    A) Martial to Ings (keep Son play Justin)
    B) Son to Mahrez
    C) Both above.
    D) Son, Bissouma to Podence, Barnes (can bench Soucek for tough fixtures)

    1. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Something that takes son out and gets vardy in

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

        That would be Son, Martial to Vardy, 8.3. If Pulisic is fit i would probably do this. Vardys fixtures against west ham and villa looked good a few weeks ago, but they have defended well lately.

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          I don't think Pulisic and Ziyech will be back until after IB

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

            Yeah probably the case.

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I agree with this. Downgrade Son and Martial to Vardy

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

    I know Podence didn’t play and could still be injured but he’d be an enabler for me. Worth -4?

    Son & Brewster > Podence & DCL

    Would give me a team of

    McCarthy
    Saïss, TAA, James, Justin
    Salah (C), KDB, Havertz
    Wilson, Ings, DCL

    (Podence or Justin)

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

      Good transfers if Podence fit

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

      Possibly but hold off until we get news on Podence

    3. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Looks good if fit

    4. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Maybe consider a Leeds midfielder depending on how long Podence is out for. Also Armstrong looks like a good option.

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

      Not worth it, you're not even going to play him.

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

        I need to sell son to afford DCL...

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

    Soucek incredible value for money at 5.0

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

      Once you own him and he blanks for 4-5 games and some other 5.5-6m mid is doing well there will always be a temptation to sell him. Very difficult to predict his goals.

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      I think I prefer the mids at 5.5 at the moment and having a 4.5 as my 5th mid. Next 4 fixtures are difficult

    3. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 2 days ago

      He is but then you’ve got likes of Costa at Leeds hauling 14 points so surely he’s even better value at 5.5/6

      Loads of good options at that price

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

      Absolute gem of an enabler

  8. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Wolves don't keep cs with Vinagre. I punted on him last season when Jonny was injured and I got 0 cs during that stretch. Wolves def owners have to cross their fingers he's back out of the team asap

    1. NateDogsCats
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I didn't see him against West Ham but I thought he was really poor against City, tried to do far too much himself and wasted the ball on countless occasions. It's surprising as I thought he looked decent when I saw him last season.

    2. PDM (Top 1000) ANY Season L…
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      World No2 in FPL
      He crazily has a league with just him in it 10+ teams !!!!

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

        Does FPL delete teams from
        players with multiple accounts?

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

          Will be reported soon enough

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

        Yeah, the magic cup. That should get spotted and all the teams deleted.

      3. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Yay green arrows after update.

      4. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        How do you actually report? Is anyone doing it

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

          Email to fpl support

      5. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        If they are all his teams then what an idiot.

    3. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Morning all. Best option here? Cheers!

      A. Werner >> 1. Jimenez / 2. DCL
      B. Davies >> 1. James / 2. Lamptey
      C. Save FT

      McCarthy
      TAA, Saiss, Justin, Davies
      Salah, KDB, Rodríguez, Zaha
      Werner, Ings
      (Nyland, Bissouma, Mitchell, Davis)

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

        If Regullion is match fit then B.

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          James or Lamptey?

      2. Abra Dubravka
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I’d want Jimi given it’s against Fulham

      3. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Tough one, I like the transfer suggestions but your team is good enough for GW4. Maybe best to save FT and have 2 for after IB

    4. jimmy9
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Moving forward which would you choose from these groups?

      1. Double Liv defence (Robbo in) + Mahrez/ Havertz/ Pulisic (9.0m) etc as 3rd mid.
      2. Bruno as 3rd mid ( KDB/ Salah in there too) + a 5.5 mill or less 2nd defender along with TAA.

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

        1

      2. Rondon9
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Tough one

        Think id go A

      3. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        1

    5. Abra Dubravka
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Any Chelsea fans?
      Is Mount a viable way into Chelsea attacking cover?

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

        Yes - but once everyone if fit he will be under threat but that is still a good few weeks away.

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Looking great at the moment and Lampards favourite. Probably difficult to drop him at the moment

      3. Abra Dubravka
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Thanks both!

    6. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Good to go?

      Mccarthy
      TAA KWP Justin
      Salah KdB J-Rod Foden
      Jimmy Ingsy DCL

      Subs: Davies Mitchell Bissouma
      0 FT, WC available

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

        GTG

        1. Buck The Trent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Cheers

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        GTG - maybe rearrange your bench

      3. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Nice!

        Jealous of your front line especially as you’ve still got your WC. What do you think of mine below?

      4. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Ingsy, the nickname that takes more effort to write than his actual name

    7. MESSINHO
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      McCarthy
      TAA - Justin - Taylor
      Salah - KdB - Rodriguez - Podence
      Werner - Jimi - Mitro

      Steer - Davies - Mitchell - Reed

      0 FT, 1.0 ITB

      Took 2 hits last 2 weeks, and both backfired, so I won't be getting any this week.

      Would you WC this lot or hold?

      Thanks in advence guys!

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

        Nope save GTG

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Hold

      3. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Hold

        1. MESSINHO
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Thanks.

      4. MESSINHO
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Thanks both.

    8. LIARS POKER
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Werner + Saka to Ings + DCL for a -4?

      1. LIARS POKER
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Barnes + DCL that should say sorry

        1. Buck The Trent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Yes

        2. Tonyawesome69
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Yes

      2. Abra Dubravka
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Yes

      3. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Sounds good

    9. Gravless are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Jimi still captain for this week right?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        He is a good option along with City and Liv

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

        A good option - Fulham look awful

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

        I've just changed to him from KDB. Easier to gauge Fulham's defence than Dirty Leeds.

      4. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I’m torn between him and KDB for armband

      5. MESSINHO
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I'm on KdB, as I expect a huge bounce back from City. Jimi is also a good option tho.

      6. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        My captain

    10. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Morning all,
      1. Anything worth a hit?
      2. Anyone I can bench for Mitro? (KWP?)

      Ramsdale/4.0
      TAA Semedo Justin KWP
      Salah KDB Rashford Podence
      Martial DCL
      (Mitro Bissouma Mitchell)

      1. MESSINHO
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        1. I don't think so.
        2. I wouldn't bench Mitro, but it's really a coin toss between him and KWP.

      2. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Looks good

        I’d be tempted to bench Justin over Mitro

      3. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        No and bench Justin or KWP for Mitro

      4. The Senate
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Cheers guys

    11. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Did rage transfers last night (Martial, Davies > Jimi, Castagne -4) after another shocker of a GW. Now down to 3.6M OR 😆

      Still have WC on hand. Does this look ok for next GW?

      1.2itb -4 taken
      McCarthy
      TAA, Castagne, KWP
      Salah, KDB (C), Rodriguez, Podence, Soucek
      Werner, Jimi (v)
      (Steer) (Taylor, Mitchell, Brewster)

      Cheers

      1. puhd
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Those are good moves mate. Love Castagne

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Thanks mate.

          I need one of my moves to come off good for once!!

      2. MESSINHO
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        G2G

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Cheers

      3. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Like the Castagne move. GTG

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Nice one. Thanks mate

      4. Make America Greta Again
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Looks good, well done for not rage spunking the WC like myself.

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Haha it still may have gone before the deadline if Podence is properly injured tbh. So many things I would change if I used it!

    12. puhd
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      who will deliver more the next few GW?

      Bruno Fernandes
      DCL

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        probably Bruno with the amount of pens given so far

      2. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Agree with Tony - possibly Bruno but only if the pens keep flowing!

      3. Boywiththesoupdragontattoo
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Bruno can get points from corners, free kicks, penalties, is the main playmaker, likes a shot, gets more points for goals and a point for a clean sheet and loves a bonus. DCL is on great form but only has one path to points. Both good options considering their respective prices but Bruno is much the better pick,

    13. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 2 days ago

      What do you guys recon? Wolves to bounce back or a sign of things to come?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        With a heavy defeat and no cup game midweek, I expect a big win against a poor Fulham

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

        Bounce back surely. We've seen enough of them past 2 seasons to suggest that it was a blip.

      3. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I agree, almost tempted by an outside jimi captain with other options not looking so good

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

        They'll bounce back just like City will

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

        bounce back (hopeful new Jimmy owner here)

      6. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Pretty sure they’ll bounce back.

        I just got Jimi in for the big bounce 😉

      7. Zalk
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        To be fair, West Ham jus t bounced back against Wolves after 2 defeats. Fulham have lost 3 in a row and should have some sort of reaction too. I expect a lot of goals, but both ways. Maybe 3-2 Wolves?

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

          Hope so Zalk, I’m going to cap jimmy and hope for a rare brace against a woeful defence

          So I’ll see everyone back here Sunday around 4 after the jimmy blank

    14. Tshelby
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      What are people doing with Son and Werner?

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

        Selling Son

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Priority sell Son

      3. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Probably selling Werner for Ings which will probably backfire.

        Don't have Son.

      4. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Keeping Werner for now. Don’t have Son but he’d be out on his ass

    15. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Have DCL and Jimi.

      Werner to ings for free?

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        if nothing else pressing then yes

      2. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Why not, i'm going Martial to Ings i think. Forwards playing Bighton, Wba and Fulham at home looks good

        1. Weasel Boy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Southampton tend to be worse at home which worries me a little.

      3. MESSINHO
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        That's a good move on paper, but considering how this season is going so far (at least for me), it could easily backfire.

        1. Weasel Boy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          yeah exactly what I'm thinking.

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

        Good move but it could backfire too the way this season has gone.

        Palace & Soton at home are good fixtures Chelsea I would imagine.

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

        Debating that myself, West Brom were awful and Ings can profit

      6. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        That’s the forward line many are working towards.

        That said, I’m keeping Werner for next couple to see if he ignites once Puli and Ziyech are back

    16. RED_ARMY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Mitro to Jimmy worth a -4? Can see Wolves scoring 3 or 4 maybe.

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        long term yes

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

          And short term

      2. ivantys
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Yes because I don't see Mitro scoring.

      3. gryffsonofarthur
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Which 2 to start next gameweek?

        A) JWP (WBA)
        B) Justin (WHU)
        C) Lewis (BUR)
        D) ASM (BUR)

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          AB

          1. gryffsonofarthur
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            A over C?

        2. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          AB

      4. ivantys
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Are there even any teams that can defend now?

          1. gryffsonofarthur
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Liverpool and City will come around.

          2. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Villa

        • gryffsonofarthur
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Really hoping Ryan Brewster gets a move to Sheffield United before the deadline. Would be a really nice cheap forward option. So hard to stretch funds and to get in more than 2 premiums in midfield.

          1. ivantys
              2 months, 2 days ago

              I prefer 3 forwards actually, penalty merchants and BPS secured

              1. gryffsonofarthur
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                I see your logic, but if it's pens you're after you can fit in 5 instead of 3 if you go heavy in midfield.

            • Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Agree, I need it to happen

            • Don Kloppeone
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Desperately need this as he’s blocking my potential TAA/ Robbo double up!

          2. Kryptonite666
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Son to Barnes worth it for a -4?

            Justin / KWP / Taylor can all play this week.

          3. Gazza2000
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Martial has to go, who to bring in?

            a) Ings
            b) Jimmy
            c) DCL

            1. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Like all 3.
              Probably B,A,C

            2. MESSINHO
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              FWIW, I did Martial -> Jimmy.

            3. Don Kloppeone
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              I did Martial to Jimi last night

              Had same question but I think with his fixtures and (general) consistent delivery he’s a good shout

          4. The 12th Man
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Gtg?
            ————-———-Martinez ——————
            ————Coleman,Saiss,Lewis—————
            Salah,KDB(c),Fernandes,Rodriguez,Podence
            —-——-Richarlison,Jimenez—————

            Steer,Ayling,Ferguson,Brewster 0.6m itb 0FT..

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

              Yeah

              1. The 12th Man
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                No Liverpool defence is a little scary but might address that after they play City.

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

                  Makes sense, but better to have them sooner rather than later

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

            Morning. 0.2mitb. Rank 4.5m. Morale = low.

            What to do here, assuming podence OK.

            Martinez (foster)
            Taa james saiss (lamptey Mitchell)
            Salah kdb Foden podence (burke)
            Werner jiminez dcl

            A.....werner to ings

            B....save ft

            Ings on pens v tempting v wba, especially as pulisic and ziyech seem unlikely to play for chelsea

            Thanks

            1. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              I’m ranked 3m.
              Big green arrows from here.

              Ings against WBA looks tasty.

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

                Werner likely playing not as a striker to ings a proven striker on pens v wba with ok fixtures seems a common sense move.