Scout Notes

Vardy and Barnes blank as Antonio runs Leicester defence ragged

LEICESTER CITY 0-3 WEST HAM UNITED

  • Goals: Michail Antonio (£6.3m), Pablo Fornals (£6.4m), Jarrod Bowen (£6.3m)
  • Assists: Aaron Cresswell (£4.9m) x2, Fornals
  • Bonus: Cresswell x3, Antonio, Fornals x2

West Ham put in a third consecutive impressive performance on Sunday, with several FPL assets set for watchlists at a minimum for the club’s fixture turn in Gameweek 8.

Chief among those is Michail Antonio (£6.3m), who will be under immediate consideration after an all-action showing at the King Power stadium.

West Ham’s opener after 13 minutes was Antonio from start to finish. In typical bustling style, the striker won a free-kick from Caglar Soyuncu (£5.5m) on the right-hand side of the pitch.

A switch to the opposite flank saw Aaron Cresswell (£4.9m) swing in an excellent cross to the back post, where Antonio was waiting to head across Kasper Schmeichel (£5.0m) into the net.

Despite registering just one attacking return, Antonio still managed to pick up two bonus points.

That was mostly thanks to Pablo Fornals (£6.4m) picking up a second-half yellow card, though top-bonus earner Cresswell was slightly fortunate to be so far ahead in the post-match BPS standings.

Fornals doubled Leicester’s lead after 34 minutes, with West Ham’s left centre-back earning a second assist. The midfielder pulled Cresswell’s upfield punt from the sky before advancing to shoot past Schmeichel from inside the area.

FALLING ON VARD TIMES

Cresswell’s second slice of luck came to the chagrin of a multitude of FPL bosses, as the VAR picked up on a marginal offside to deny Harvey Barnes (£7.1m) a goal from a Jamie Vardy (£10.1m) pass.

Barnes began an intricate passing move as the final whistle approached, with substitute Kelechi Iheanacho (£5.8m) also involved before Vardy – from an ever-so-slightly offisde position – rolled the ball onwards for Barnes to finish sweetly.

“It’s huge. You can see that on the reaction from Lukasz Fabianski and Angelo Ogbonna when Jamie Vardy didn’t score, and the VAR as well.

It is really important to them. I am not sure how important it was to them previously but you can see just how much that means to them.” – Alan Irvine

As Irvine – who again stood in for David Moyes – pointed out, Vardy had a big chance to get a Leicester consolation after 89 minutes.

Released by an Iheanacho pass, the striker flicked the ball beyond an on-rushing Fabianski but also past the keeper’s left-hand post.

On his team’s performance, Brendan Rodgers admitted:

We were nowhere near it today. West Ham were excellent. You need to be good at the counter-press to stop them counter-attacking and we weren’t good enough.

Technically we weren’t at the level either. Too many passes going out of play. We got what we deserved. We could never make the last pass or find the quality to give Jamie the service he needs.

Our attacking structure wasn’t very good. We missed Dennis Praet (£5.5m) and James Maddison (£7.0m) who give us that bit of quality.

Maddison was ruled out of the clash with a calf injury, while a knee problem sustained in Gameweek 3 saw Praet fail to make the matchday squad.

BOWEN WELL

It is now three goals in two games for Jarrod Bowen (£6.3m), who scored West Ham’s third on the break following fine work from Declan Rice (£4.9m).

The defensive midfielder – who had earlier struck the crossbar after a marauding run – broke the Leicester press from deep to find Fornals, whose through ball was swept home in now-trademark style by his attacking midfield counterpart.

Following the match, Bowen said:

Clean sheet and three goals. We were solid without the ball and had chances and looked dangerous on the break. A perfect away performance. I think everyone is buzzing. To score four last week and three this week against very good teams shows where we want to be this season.

You can see the workrate Michail shows. He pulled off to the back stick and what a header it was. He is a great lad and unplayable on his day.

Irvine, deputising due to Moyes having tested positive for Covid-19 almost two weeks ago, added:

Our shape in and out of possession was fantastic. The workrate and ability to fill in for each other, everything we have been working on and asking for. We could have scored more against a very good team. I am delighted.

[David] is doing very well from the living room. He has been involved in everything. He picks the team, we talk about training and substitutions in games. He deserves the credit.

New signing Vladimir Coufal (£4.5m) had an impressive debut at right wing-back, which probably ends any chance of Ben Johnson (£4.0m) emerging as a viable budget defender for the time being.

Irvine said of the Czech Republic international:

I have to be honest, it was a big decision for David to make. [Coufal] has only had two sessions with us. We know his quality and experience but we didn’t know how he would fit in the team.

He picked up the messages we gave him really well. It was a great performance. What a debut.

WING-BACK TO BASICS

Rodgers set his side up in a 3-4-3 formation, matching West Ham’s tactical set-up, though an injury to right-sided centre-back Daniel Amartey (£4.0m) saw a switch to 4-2-3-1 on 55 minutes before Iheanacho’s introduction soon after meant the Foxes ended in a 4-4-2.

On Amartey, Rodgers explained:

Looks like a hamstring, which is unfortunate. We will get confirmation of that.

The Leicester boss added on his side:

Everything was missing. It was poor. It is easy to tell the truth. We started the season well and scored goals but we lacked aggression in our defending and West Ham have shown they are a good side.

We rushed the game and then gave away two poor goals. It gave us a mountain to climb. They deserved to win.

They set up to deny us space in behind, really, so we have to deal with that, and we had enough of the ball to create opportunities.

We lacked precision in our pass and gave it away so easily. From that aspect, we made it really difficult for ourselves.

They were good defensively and on the counter-attack. We didn’t see the performance coming from us.

FPL bosses can relate to that last line from Rodgers, with a topsy-turvy season in terms of form making it difficult to pin down transfer targets.

However, if Rodgers continues with a back-three system then Timothy Castagne (£5.7m) and James Justin (£4.7m) will continue to appeal despite a lacklustre defensive showing in Gameweek 4.

Leicester XI (3-4-3): Schmeichel; Soyuncu, Evans, Amartey (Ünder 55′); Justin, Mendy (Choudhury 88′), Tielemans, Castagne; Barnes Vardy, Perez (Iheanacho 63′).

West Ham XI (3-4-3): Fabianski; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Balbuena; Masuaku, Rice, Soucek, Coufal; Fornals, Antonio (Haller 88′), Bowen (Noble 88′).

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1,506 Comments Post a Comment
  1. manu4life99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Keen to save WC until later in Nov/Dec so have taken a 4pter instead. How's she looking?

    McCarthy
    TAA Justin Dallas
    Salah KDB Rodriguez Son
    Watkins Jiminez DCL

    steer mitchell bissouma kwp

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Looks good possibly KWP further up bench when you set team

    2. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      it looks nice

  2. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    KDB, Mitro > Grealish, Kane(c)?

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Sounds tempting. But suspect kdb will be back to punish soon

    2. avfc82
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Nope, not for me.

    3. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      No I still believe kdb will punish sellers. City fix are tough but when they click they can score 3+ per game against anyone

      1. avfc82
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        He's the standout captaincy option next week, IMO.

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Usually would completely agree but I think without a striker, City aren't as killer.

          1. avfc82
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Jesus should be back tho, I believe.

        2. manu4life99
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Not sure I would go that far. Son/Kane could also be strong options. Also the Merseyside Derby looks like it could be a lot more open and high scoring this season based on how both teams have performed so far

          1. avfc82
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Yeah, not against Son or Kane, but West Ham are good, and they're still yet to win at home in the league, 1 goal across 2 games etc.

            Merseyside derby a no go for captaincy.

      2. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Key is when. Sterling up top doesn't work, Mahrez up top doesn't work. IF Jesus is back for GW6 and players are in their true positions, then they click. I'm keeping but not captaining KDB until then.

        1. manu4life99
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Agree. I want to keep but its unlikely I'll Capt

        2. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Personally, my next planned transfer is to get Son in (for first time) for Bruno. To me, United are proper out-of-sorts, not just a couple of games away.

    4. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Selling KDB last season worked out badly for me so no

  3. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Anything you would look to change here? Podence could go only got 5.5 m to spend and probably best to keep for now.

    Martinez
    TAA Saïss Chilwell
    Salah KDB Son Foden Podence
    Jiménez DCL

    Forster Brewster Lamptey Mitchell

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Gtg!

    2. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Foden and Podence will haul, I just sold them for a -8.

  4. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Which move?

    A) Ings/Bissouma to Brewster/Son
    B) Ings/Foden to Wilson/Son

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      I would be tempted to give Foden a bit longer so A but close call!

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Cheers! Would you even do it for A hit? Ings fixtures not so promising and need Son. But don’t want to get rid for any of Salah/KDB/Rodriguez

        1. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          I would do it for hit as Son is on fire.

  5. Silent Friend
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Did KDB to Son last night, anyone else did the same?
    Son rising and KDB dropping tonight, could be 0.5M between them during next 2 weeks

    1. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Im keeping KdB, sold Werner to enable Son. Every time I have sold KdB he hauls the next game. Im taking one for the team and keep him and his blanks.

  6. mcmd11
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Thoughts on this WC team?

    McCarthy (Forster)
    Chilwell, Saiss, Justin, (Dallas, Mitchell)
    Salah, KDB, Son, Pulisic (Burke)
    Kane, DCL, Brewster

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Like the Pulisic pick. Doesn't smell of points chasing.

    2. POLSKA GOLA
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      I wouldn’t pick Justin on a WC. He may be dropped once Pereira’s back

    3. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Like it! Not sure Justin is worth it, probably competition soon. Lamptey?

    4. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      As on WC would not get Justin who is very likely to lose place when Pereira back, Lamptey best option at that price

  7. FrankieTheGent
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    I am running a Last Man Standing league and when it comes to eliminating myself, I'm not sure I can, as a I am administrator.
    Anybody handle this before. I could stay in the league as a non-affecting participant or pass on the admin?

    1. Shatner's Bassoon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      If you just communicate that you're out of the running for prizes but are staying in league to administrate i'm sure that'd be fine.

    2. lilmessipran
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Should have picked a better fpl manager as admin mate 😉

      1. FrankieTheGent
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Tell me about it. I scored 18 and still survived (JUST).

  8. merin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Thoughts about this WC-draft?
    Not sure what to do with TAA... keep? sell and use the money elsewhere? change him for robbo?
    Also not sure about the Jimenez & Brewster combo. Could go for Wilson & Maupay instead...

    Martinez Steer
    TAA Saiss Lamptey KWP Mitchell
    Salah KDB Son JRod Bissouma
    Jimenez DCL Brewster

    0.3 ITB

  9. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    GTG?

    Martinez
    TAA, Chilwell, Mitchell
    Salah, Son (C), KDB (VC), Havertz
    Brewster, DCL, Jimenez

    Subs: Steer, Saiss, Bissouma, Dunne

    1. 2OLEgend
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Play Saiss instead of Mitchell for sure

    2. Kakashi Of The Leaf
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Pick one

      A Grealish Lamptey Brewster (442)
      B Podence Watkins Mitchell (343)

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        A

      2. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        A any day. I'll tell you why: Grealish is a nailed talisman, Lamptey passes the eye test and Brewster will start 95% of games.

      3. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        A

    3. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Hey fam

      A. Play Mitchell and hope he starts in GW5. And do B for free in GW6.

      B. Get Lamptey for -4 and play him over Mitchell.

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        A

      2. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        A

      3. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Cheers fam

    4. gauzah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Anyone avoiding wildcard due to the fact this season doesn't make sense yet? The only team I can confidently say are going to be victims are Fulham and maybe West Brom. Sheffield will struggle this season as well if Brewster doesn't hit the ground running. City look a bit shaky though I do think that will change quickly. Over the international break I imagine teams like United and Chelsea will get their fitness levels back.

      1. kime67
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        luck is needed more than ever, mane covid affected the whole game..

      2. JBG
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Yes, I'm staying patient as long as I can. There is no consistency you can build a WC around.

      3. Qaiss
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        It depends on your team... Don't get this whole avoid it cause blah blah blah. My team in GW1 was atrocious, I wildcarded GW2 and now I'm climbing rank.

        1. gauzah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          I'm doing well atm. Around ~50k, only got a few players I want. Namely Hamez, Chillwell, Martinez.

      4. ZimZalabim
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Its a tough one I have a team that im happy with but also could make 5-6 changes at the same time, hahha I looked at Wildcarding and can make a great team but I think have a pretty great team already just lacking spurs assets, and the way this season is going most wildcarders have followed that up with hits the following weeks, and what looks like a great team this week could be completely garbage in a couple weeks.

        I wanted to wait till this week at the bare minimum till the Window closed and we'd seen most teams a few times, but I think the way the season has gone so far its best to wait a few more weeks and hope the league settles down a little bit.

    5. Views on Villa
      kime67
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      This villa team is actually really good, do you see any weak point? i dont. Great gk, cash is fantastic, watkins can score goals, barkley and grealish bossing the midfield, only sky is the limit.

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        It's a tidy team, underrated and I think they can really kick on this year. Transfer dealings have been near perfect

      2. gauzah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Definitely not a victim team like last season anymore. Villa park not the easiest of places to go to this season.

      3. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Relax. Four games gone. They are good budget options though.

      4. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        LB. Targett isn't good enough IMO. Backup LB at best.

        Martinez
        Cash Mings Konsa ?????
        Barkley Luiz McGinn
        Traore Watkins Grealish

      5. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Fully agree, and with their FPL prices, tripling up on Villains makes perfect sense.

      6. ZimZalabim
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        They were a bit unlucky last year in terms of transfers and injuries. They wanted Tammy back and couldnt get him and Wesley and Samatta were garbage/injured so they really struggled for goals. They addressed that this Window and they were very unlucky with Heaton getting a long term inury and having to chop and change keepers all through the season.

        Now with a solid Keeper and a Striker that looked very sharp yesterday they should do very well. Barkley is a solid addition as well.

      7. Gregor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Yeah, I really like how Villa are shaping up this season, Martinez, Konsa, Barkley, Grealish, Watkins. All handsomely priced and worthy of consideration, they’ve got some tidy fixtures to come too.

      8. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Who the heck made this a hot topic?

    6. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Fpl still haven't responded or removed

      https://fantasy.premierleague.com/leagues/1082060/standings/c

      1. Shatner's Bassoon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        surely matter of time.

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          2 weeks and counting since it was raised

      2. lilmessipran
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        All of then are different Omar Ibrahims

    7. Pointless
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      How much longer do we think Justin is nailed? Time to take profit and move on?

      1. kime67
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        i think so, he is good but they should find someone left footed.

      2. Shatner's Bassoon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        All depends on Pereira really, doubt he will play until November earliest.

        I'd maybe check in with Leicester forums though as to how they feel about his performances. LEI are the only team I've not managed to watch yet so can't comment authoritatively, but just seen bits and pieces on Twitter being hugely critical of him so far. Maybe Fuchs / Fofana could be a more immediate threat to him.

        1. King Kun Ta
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Pereira is a RB, right?

          1. Shatner's Bassoon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Castagne probably earmarked for LB/LWB.

    8. wasp3000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Had captain on Sterling all week. Did Werner to Jimenez FT and then last minute -4 hit Saka to Foden and switched captaincy to Jimenez.
      Stupidly trying to justify hit by switching captaincy. Could really have done with the extra points but alas languishing around the 2m OR mark. This season eh...

    9. King Kun Ta
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Bruno & Podence -> Hamez & Son (-4)

      I got only 0.1 left itb when i make these transfers now. Crazy with the internationals coming?

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Good long term moves imo

      2. kime67
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Its annoying to wait, but i think you have to.

        1. King Kun Ta
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Just realised that Grealish could be a good replacement for Hamez and i already got DCL.

    10. aapoman
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      If you can have only one of Hamez or DCL who would you pick?

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        DCL

      2. gauzah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        DCL going to be poking in all goals all season with that midfield behind him. He managed 13 last season with a way worse supply.

    11. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Already used my FT last night and I now have this. Stick with it or do a -4 to take one of KDB/ Sterling out for Son?

      Martinez
      VVD Lamptey James
      Salah Sterling KDB Podence
      DCL Ings brewster

      Steer Foden Dallas Mitchell

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        What do you mean? If you used your FT last night, it is still open for two weeks to make unlimited changes.

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          FT not FH/ WC!

    12. Jinswick
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Assuming I have no IB injuries to contend with, best of these moves?

      A) Holding -> 5.4 (Saiss) and save a FT
      B) KDB & Antonio -> 8.2 (Rodriguez) & Kane
      C) KDB & Davis -> 6.4 (Trossard) & Kane

      McCarthy
      Trent, Virgil, Mitchell
      Salah, KDB, Son, Foden, Bissouma
      Jimenez, Antonio

      Steer, Bellerin, Holding, Davis
      Bank 0.9m, 2FT

      1. avfc82
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        I'd consider losing van Dijk, that double-up worries me a little with no Alisson.

    13. Forza Papac
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Sterling, Mitro > Son, Kane?

    14. The Big Fella
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      I notice that all the people complaining about not having a good season so far are the same ones who are kneejerking and rushing decisions with poor information every week. Mourinho pretty much said in his presser Son was going to play, Watkins won't get a hattrick every week (there is a reason he is £5.9m) and KDB has not turned into a shite player over night and you will all be scrambling to get him back in in a couple of weeks, probably ripping your team apart to do so.

    15. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Anybody know what happened to Vinagre?
      I have 0.3ITB and that could be handy in upgrading Buur to him since he’s dropped.

      1. avfc82
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        He's about to leave.

      2. lilmessipran
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Dropped, will probably be sold before the deadline

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Thanks both, that’s a shame, hopefully another 4.3 emerges

    16. Tosa86
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Actual FPL team:

      Martinez - Ryan
      Mitchell - Saiss - TAA - Digne - Castagne
      KDB - J.Rodz - Zaha - Alzate - Son
      DCL - Jimmy - MItrovic

      ItB: 1.9
      FT: 2

      Any suggestion to upgrade performance?
      Jimmy and mitrovic (drop price) stay or leave?

    17. Zrinkec
        1 month, 24 days ago

        I dont see many people advising Semedo much more people have Saiss? Why? 0.4m difference or? I mean Semedo is having much better chance for some assistes.

        1. Chenku╰☆╮
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          semedo is the pick there but every 0.1 m count right now.

      • kime67
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Kdb has been terrible, how long do we stay patient?

        1. Gudjohnsen
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          I'm keeping him for the next 3-4 gws.

          I think he'll start to show form sooner rather than later.

      • RohanVaswani
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        A) Vardy Watkins Son Podence

        Or

        B) Kane Jiminez Klitch Barkley?

        1. King Kun Ta
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          A

        2. Gudjohnsen
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          A but I don't like Podence

      • aapoman
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        wild card draft. How is it looking?

        Martinez (Forster)
        Castagne Saiss Chilwell (Cooper Mitchell)
        Salah KDB Son Trossard Barkley
        Kane DCL (Brewster)

        1. King Kun Ta
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Nice!

      • Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Looking at the AVL - LIV heatmaps yesterday and Ross Barkley was the furthest forward of all the Villa players. He was even positioned ahead of Watkins.

        0.63 xG which is good for 2nd in the game behind only that man, Watkins. 6 shots, 2 on target, only one behind the overall GW leader in Kane.

        Can't believe I'm saying it, but he looks a genuine option this year. 5.9m.

        1. Gentle_Turks
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          One game.

        2. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Yeah, I thought he'd sit deeper, and take up a role similar to what Hourihane has been playing, but he was much, much further forward. Took up some decent positions I thought, and with Grealish feeding him, he should do well.

        3. gauzah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          I will never forgive Barkley after he trolled me at the start of last season with his crazy pre-season form!

        4. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          You just told us to consider buying Ross Barkley?

          Bad take 😉

      • gauzah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Mitrovic fixtures are great. He will punish the sellers.

        1. avfc82
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Yeah, Fulham are pretty dire but he's still taking a lot of shots, on pens, decent fixtures etc. I'd hold if I owned, I think.

        2. Slouch87
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          He's a very average player in a dreadful team. Haven't owned him all season and if I did would be getting rid ASAP.