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Werner fails another test as Jorginho doubles down on Chelsea penalty duties

CHELSEA 4-0 CRYSTAL PALACE

  • Goals: Ben Chilwell (£5.5m), Kurt Zouma (£5.0m), Jorginho x2 (£5.1m)
  • Assists: Chilwell, Tammy Abraham (£7.3m), Kai Havertz (£8.4m)
  • Bonus:  Chilwell x3, Jorginho x2, Zouma x1

Timo Werner (£9.4m) continues to frustrate his FPL ownership after a third consecutive blank in Gameweek 4 against Crystal Palace.

Just after full time at Stamford Bridge in the weekend’s early kick-off, only benched team-mate Reece James (£5.1m) had suffered more sales than the Germany forward.

Having at least managed to get off a goal attempt every 27 minutes over the first three gameweeks, Werner only had one shot against the Eagles.

WERN YOUR PENALTIES

Having taken a 2-0 lead through Ben Chilwell (£5.5m) and Kurt Zouma (£5.0m), Chelsea won two penalties for fouls on Tammy Abraham (£7.3m) and Kai Havertz (£8.4m).

The midfielder pulled rank on Werner for the first spot-kick, while captain Cesar Azpilicueta (£5.9m) had to take the ball from Abraham in order to give Jorginho his second penalty of the day.

On the issue, Lampard stated:

“It’s been dealt with. On the pitch and in the dressing room. No problems, just dealt with. I want leaders and I don’t mind a little bit of conflict. If Tammy wants to take it because he wants a goal, he can get put in his place a little bit and I appreciate his eagerness because his performance deserved a goal. But those are the rules. You don’t jump ahead of the list at any moment, unless maybe someone’s on a hat-trick and we’re so comfortable that I decide.” – Frank Lampard

While we already knew that Jorginho was Chelsea’s first-choice penalty taker, Lampard failed to provide the rest of the “list”.

And unfortunately for Werner’s ownership, still not getting near spot-kick duty probably counts against him even more than it would in a normal campaign.

HOT START FOR CHILWELL

Former Leicester defender Chilwell broke the deadlock after 50 minutes, firing past Vicente Guaita (£5.0m) after an error from Mamadou Sakho (£4.5m) saw Tyrick Mitchell (£4.1m) head an Azpilicueta cross back into the box where the Chelsea left-back pounced.

And it was Chilwell’s cross, following a cleared corner, which Zouma rose highest to head home above Sakho.

Having seen Willian (£8.0m) depart for Arsenal in the summer, Chelsea were left without their main set-piece taker.

With James on the bench and Hakim Ziyech (£7.9m) still injured, Chilwell took all but one of the Blues’ corners at Stamford Bridge, while also having a share of free-kicks to boost his assist potential.

The defender also had 13 more final-third touches than any other player on show at Stamford Bridge. On his new left-back, Lampard explained:

“[He’s got that] ability to be so high up the pitch when you want him to be – not that he’s reckless but he arrives, he’s got the capacity to get up and get back. Great quality on the ball. In terms of the signings we’ve brought in, he knows the Premier League. It’s just been a case of his fitness. They’ve all had issues a little bit, the lads that have come in. Whether they’re injured, not had enough pre-season – we have to give those boys a little bit of time.” – Ben Chilwell

EAGLES FAIL TO FLY

While Chilwell excelled going forward, the fact that new Chelsea stopper Edouard Mendy (£5.0m) faced zero shots on target is evidence that Lampard’s defence will face sterner tests.

Hodgson was all too aware that despite an impressive first half where Palace stifled their hosts, an early second-half goal put paid to their plans of containment.

“We conceded four and unfortunately all four were very clear individual errors at the back. And when that happens, it’s hard to come back from it unless you’ve got a clear attacking threat – we didn’t have that today. We didn’t have that at any stage of the game. In the first half our defending was good, our off-the-ball work was excellent. But on the ball we didn’t show the composure or the confidence that I would’ve liked the team to show. Against a team that pressurises well like Chelsea did today, it was always going to be a question of making certain that they didn’t score one. Unfortunately we’ve gifted them a goal after 50 minutes and to compound everything, we gifted them two goals at the end with the two penalties. There was some poor performances out there today, that’s for sure. The players are more than aware [of that].” – Roy Hodgson

Budget defender Mitchell was the guilty party for the first spot-kick, while Sakho compounded his own poor performance by giving away the second penalty.

Asked specifically about Wilfried Zaha‘s (£7.2m) lack of involvement, Hodgson added:

“You’ve got to work hard to get those touches for yourself.” – Roy Hodgson

On what changed for his team in the second half, Lampard explained:

“The message at half time was change it up – more speed, more movements, change it up. Not too many put four past Palace. First half we started well but then we came off it a little bit. Not enough speed in our game last 20 minutes of the first half. The urgency of our game; we had to mix it up. The way we started [in the second half], there was a bit more movement. We had to get Ben Chilwell into the game, he was arriving in high areas but we weren’t finding him.” – Frank Lampard

Chelsea XI (4-2-3-1): E Mendy; Chilwell, Zouma, T Silva, Azpilicueta; Kanté (Kovacic 83′), Jorginho; Werner, Havertz, Hudson-Odoi (Pulisic 83′); Abraham.

Crystal Palace XI (4-4-2): Guaita; Mitchell, Sakho, Kouyaté, J Ward; Eze, McArthur (Riedewald 71′), McCarthy (Milivojevic 67′), Townsend; Zaha, Ayew.

PREMIUM MEMBERS ANALYSIS

Werner’s touch heatmap (above) is indicative of his lack of touches in the penalty area; the forward managed just two over 90 minutes.

While the statistics will not show that the German made plenty of good runs, he failed to make telling contributions on the rare occasion a team-mate found him in space.

Christian Pulisic (£8.3m) released Werner at the halfway line almost immediately after being introduced but the forward’s lack of incisiveness allowed the Palace defence to regroup, snuffing out any danger.

Players sorted by total attempts in Chelsea 4-0 win over Palace

Six players attempted more shots than Werner at Stamford Bridge in Gameweek 4, with Lampard’s comments on Abraham’s performance perhaps suggesting that the English striker may continue as Chelsea’s frontman.

As mentioned above, Chilwell (41) lead the way for final-third touches. His total of 68 touches in the opposition half was also 13 more than next-best Jorginho.

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566 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Foden > Zaha based on those on paper ridiculously good Palace fixtures?

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Zaha is a trap imo

      1. Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Barnes? or hold, can't decide

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Barnes is questionable too - seems, not consistent but will return big from time to time

          Trossard is a good pick

          1. MSTRKRFTSMN
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Agreed. Vardy is the only reliable Leicester pick. If there’s no vardy for some reason I wouldn’t want any Leicester players

            1. Dr Van Nostrand
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              I would if they got his pens. All his points this year are practically from them

              1. MSTRKRFTSMN
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                I don’t care where his pints come from. Just sleep easy knowing those points will definitely come. I have no confidence in any other Leicester player to return regularly

                1. Dr Van Nostrand
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Sure just my point is that if Vardy was out and Barnes on pens then I reckon he's a great option.

                  1. MSTRKRFTSMN
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    That’s a huge IF. Maddison gets pens before Barnes. I live Barnes as a player. Great energy. Great to watch. But he gets braces every 10 games and is impossible to time it right l.

                    1. Dr Van Nostrand
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      I'd consider Mads then if Vardy was out long term

                      1. MSTRKRFTSMN
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Vardy out long term means I ignore Leicester completely I think

                      2. Dr Van Nostrand
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Someone else will pick up the slack and bountiful pens in Bodger's system. His FBs are very attacking for one. Justin has been a boon for many of us

                      3. MSTRKRFTSMN
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Justin has been a nice pick for sure. But will he even play when Rick rod comes back? Probably not.

                      4. MSTRKRFTSMN
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Ricardo

                      5. Dr Van Nostrand
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        No but Ricardo won't be back for atleast another month. Then him or Castagna look like options

                      6. MSTRKRFTSMN
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        That’s only 2 more games unfortunately. I’ll be looking at moving him on after the IB, hopefully at a higher price

                      7. Dr Van Nostrand
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Me too but I reckon atleast 4 more starts. Ricardo needs time to build up fitmess

            2. tomasjj
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              I got Castagne.
              He seems all right.

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      As I Zaha owner I’m not sure I want him. Just a poor man’s ASM

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Palace don’t know how to score goals. Zaha is a trap

    4. ElliotJHP
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      I think for the price Foden is a keep

    5. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Stay away from Zaha
      ..

  2. Rhodes your boat
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Anyone considering Werner to Abraham? Or ings the better option?

    Dcl and jimi other strikers

    1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Ings is the man to get IMO

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        +3

      2. MSTRKRFTSMN
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Ings is my cryptonite. Everything screams he’s essential - form fixtures price etc. But I’m a Liverpool fan and watched him countless times and still can’t shake my opinion that he’s dogsh1t

        1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          You are basing opinion on a past bad patch at pool, you’ve got to try and block that out mate.

          He’s a miles better and most importantly, fitter player now. His injury troubles seem to be a thing of the past.

          1. MSTRKRFTSMN
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I know but his price and injury record also bother me. I don’t want to build around someone of that price point when he could easily get injured at any time

            1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Anyone in your team can get injured at any point.

              Currently, his regular injuries are a thing of tHe past.

              8.5m is cheap for a golden boot challenger. Pens also in his locker this year.....

              1. MSTRKRFTSMN
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Your totally right about everything. But I’ll still never buy him

    2. Whiskerz
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Werner to Kane for me.

  3. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Jimi + Bissouma or Mahrez + Brewster?

    Would be the only coverage for either Wolves or City.

    1. LAMELA_AND_CONSUELA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Jimmy and Trossard they are at least nailed

  4. The Legend Squad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Planned to do Auba to Salah for next week. Didn’t see Salah rising again, so now need 0.1m. How do I free this up? I’m stumped.

    McCarthy
    Robertson Justin KWP Lamptey
    Auba KDB Fernandes Rodriguez
    Jimenez DCL

    Nyland Lewis Bissouma Davis

    0.2ITB

    Thoughts?

    1. Whiskerz
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Biss to a 4.4. Stephens I think is the one.

  5. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Which player needs to leave my team first?

    A. Reese James
    B. Jimmy Dunne
    C. Phil Foden

    Got an awful defence atm with TAA, Saiss, James, Mitchell, Dunne

    Got 2 million itb

    1. Whiskerz
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      A

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      B

      1. Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        B is a bench player. That's the last move he should make.

    3. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      A

    4. LAMELA_AND_CONSUELA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      A

  6. Dynamic Duos
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    My God the teams I see without Salah, then the plans to get him, i can't cope anymore, you get Salah everyonr and set and forget him , it is that simple

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Every season*

    2. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Lol.
      I’m in that boat with no Liverpool defender.

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        I’m looking to bring in both the big guns - after Everton it’s a great run until after Christmas

        1. The 12th Man
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Yeh definitely will be bringing in TAA after the Derby.

    3. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      I'm capping him today and I ain't that convinced tbh.

    4. GAMBIT
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      As a general rule I start the season with the most expensive player, means you can always downgrade to the form player if things go wrong, but if the most expensive player starts on fire you will most likely be taking hits to get him in

      1. Dr Van Nostrand
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Good general rule. Me too as long as I don't view him to be overvalued

    5. Rhodes your boat
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Agreed, first name every year in the team

  7. wilson007
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 27 days ago

    McCarthy Steer
    TAA Justin Taylor Vinagre Mitchell
    Salah KDB JRod Soucek Bissouma
    Martial Werner DCL

    Worth a WC? Not sure when to WC, if not now..

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Team doesn't look that bad.

      Give Werner the Southampton game and see how Martial does today.

    2. GAMBIT
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Wouldn't WC for the sake of WCing, who knows what Covid will dish out later on in the season

    3. LAMELA_AND_CONSUELA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      If Martial will not deliver today, I would strongly consider WC. Defence is real problem and you have forwards to sort out.

    4. wilson007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Thanks guys

    5. NETFLIX & CHILWELL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Really decent at the moment

  8. GAMBIT
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Holding off getting DCL this week because of the derby. This means that he is going to rise 0.3, score a hat trick and Everton are going to win the league.

    1. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Please please please hold off.

      Yours gratefully.
      A wishful thinking Evertonion.

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        You're definitely up for Europe spot.
        I told you 🙂

        1. GAMBIT
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Do you think they can challenge the top 4? I believe they have two CL level players in James and Allan and a truly world class manager, which is more than some others

          1. Dr Van Nostrand
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            As long as JRod stays fit they can

          2. Amey
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            6*

  9. mynameisq
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Was the Salah covid thing nonsense then?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Yup - pictured at the Birmingham hotel last night

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Nice

      2. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Cheers

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I would like to apologies as this reads like there is only one hotel in Birmingham

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Don't care if he was sleeping on streets 😆
            Need a haul !

  10. camarozz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    It's a bad season so far when u are cheering a 1.5m places rise to 2 7m OR.

    1. MSTRKRFTSMN
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Looking at your rank on a Sunday morning is a fool’s game

      1. camarozz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        True. Looking at MLs with me with no Salah is even more foolish

  11. Atimis
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Foden and Bavies/Vinagre our for a hit?

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

    Steer/Brewster/Bavies/Mitchell

    1. Atimis
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Thinking about Pereira or Trossard and maybe Lamptey in def

    2. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Keep Foden, ship Bavies

  12. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Best defender for 6 million or less?

    A. Castagne
    B. Chilwell
    C. Someone else

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      B

  13. Whats the Mata?
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    What a season this.......

  14. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Everything went right for me yesterday, here's hoping it continues today.

  15. THFC4LIFE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Anyone doing worse than 13 points from 5 players??

    Meanwhile my 9 year old is sitting on 253 points with 9 players left to play, he went Hamez(c)

    1. Jurgen Flopp
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      13 (-4) from 5. Captain played. There's always someone worse than you out there! Be grateful!

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      11 from 4
      After WC

    3. ElliotJHP
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      I'm on 10 from 4 so I guess based on averaging it out that's worse

      1. ElliotJHP
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Also post wildcard on a -4 and currently beyond 5 mil OR ha!

    4. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      14, -4, from 5 including captain...

    5. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Nice, salt in the wound

    6. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Close enough.

      Werner, Foden, Lamptey and KDB (c) so far for a whopping 8 points.

      Saiss, Podence and only Mitchell (0) in reserve. Could easily only have 8 players in positive come tonight.

    7. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      5 points from 4 🙂

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        If Saiss doesn't play I'm 5 from 5 with Lamptey coming in!

    8. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Thanks all, made me feel a bit better lol

    9. LAMELA_AND_CONSUELA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      I’m drowning right now. 14 from 4 including capitan. My 10 years old son is already 40 points better than me and has 8 to play including Ings (C). He is 40k overall and smashing our ML

  16. fcsaltyballs
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    McCarthy
    TAA Saiss Justin
    Salah KDB Foden Podence
    Werner Ings DCL

    Button Davies Mitchell Bissouma

    1 FT, 0.0 itb

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

    1. Rassi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      3. ITB, wait and see

      1. Rassi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Meant international break

  17. afsr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Martinez, Forster
    Digne, Lamptey, Saiss, Ferguson, Mitchell
    Salah, KdB, Mahrez, Podence, Burke
    DCL, Vardy, Jimenez

    1FT, 0.3 ITB

    Mahrez punt was a disaster, so who do i change him to?

    A - Barnes
    B - Rodriguez
    C - Foden/Trossard?? (to free funds for Liverpool defence)
    D - Bruno or back to Son?? (will need an additional transfer)
    E - your suggestions

  18. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Ready for Justin Barnes and Vardy Paaaaaaartayyyy

    70 pt day!

    Ings el Capitano n all!

  19. Mr. O'Connell
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Who's still rocking 0 Everton players?

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Nobody serious

  20. GAMBIT
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Observation on the Foden thing, I feel like it can go one of two ways

    1. Every City player did bad yesterday and we are still expecting them to finish in the top 2, which means they will have to come good - meaning Foden will get points

    or

    2. City probably played badly because Foden and Torres are big downgrades on Silva and Sane and they may have a rough season given Aguero's age and injury proneness (if that's a word)

    1. MSTRKRFTSMN
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      1. Cheap access to City attacking line, which will improve infinitely when Jesus and aguero are back. Price means you can forgive him being dropped. In the meantime he should pick up a share of the returns when city haul, at half the price of KDB. Plays more advanced than KDB generally too

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Foden & Torres are downgrades on Sane & Silva.
      For sure !

    3. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      I'm a former junior Blue and city fan of plenty a year...

      He's overrated sadly

    4. tomasjj
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      They don't have a striker.

      Guardiola plays the leagues best player as a defensive midfielder for some reason.

    5. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 27 days ago

      3. Leeds are going to make more or less everyone they meet look bad if you're expecting 5-0s

      Every match will be a high pressure match against Leeds.

      1. LAMELA_AND_CONSUELA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        For me it was typical City nowdays. At the begining they look like can smash every opponent 6:0, them later they should be really satisfied that they did not lose .

  21. One Wheels Enough
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 27 days ago

    KDB hitting the post after a few minutes was the classic 'he's not going to score today' scenario. How often does it happen when one of your strikers misses an early chance, and then goes on to blank - it's uncanny.

    Just hope Ings doesn't miss an early chance today...

  22. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 27 days ago

    16 players were out with COVID at a leading rugby union club yesterday.

    Mane and Thiago out is surely just a precursor.

    Got a WC - hold it surely
    Making an early FT is a complete crapshoot

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Yeah
      Waiting for last moment from now on. Especially as I've used WC

    2. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Try telling that to the millions buying Everton players at 5pm every Saturday. They've done alright.

  23. tomasjj
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Four captains:
    4+4+4+4 points

    Boss that.

    Anyone else?

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Ouch, who did you captain gw1?

    2. AnfieldLad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      That is very rough. 25% of my overall points is my GW1 captain Salah.. it’s half way through week 4 ffs

    3. tomasjj
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Mane
      Martial
      Werner
      KDB

  24. Right In The Stanchion
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Can’t believe I’m about to bring Wilson back in for Werner having done the reverse for -4 two weeks ago

      1. MSTRKRFTSMN
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Lol - what’s your real rank after your tripe the other day?

        1. Right In The Stanchion
            1 month, 27 days ago

            7k son

            1. MSTRKRFTSMN
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Lol held Werner and went from 14k to 7k. Yeah right. You’re an absolute goon

        2. Amey
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          We sold a lot of points ... 🙁

      2. Muscout
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Was Hamez always going up according to fplstats?

      3. gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Is it time to jump off DCL? He isn't good enough to keep up this run and has Liverpool next and then 2 away games. He has to regress at some point and I feel there is a good chance of this happening during this next run of games. It could be a shrewd move. This game isn't about who you have but rather when you have them.

        1. clodhopper
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I bought him last night on WC Will sell before Gameweek hopefuly with a profit

      4. Sprets
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Martinez (Forster)
          Lamptey/Saiss/TAA (Mitchell, Buur)
          Klich/JRod/Salah/KDB (Burke)
          DCL/Jimenez/Werner

          Thinking either Werner > Brewster and Burke > Son and play 3-5-2

          Or, Werner > Vardy and Klich > Jorginho
          and play 3-4-3

          Any thoughts would be appreciated

        • Atimis
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Thoughts on Bavies Foden to Lamptey Trossard?

          1. Dr Van Nostrand
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Good moves

        • Chucky
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Do we expect Burke to start today?