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Scoutcast Episode 347 – Making sense of the first four Gameweeks

Joe and Az are joined by Karam to try to make sense of a bizarre opening four Gameweeks of the Fantasy Premier League season.

With Aston Villa and West Ham United notching surprise wins against Liverpool and Leicester City respectively, the last set of fixtures were particularly odd.

Armed with Premium Members Area statistics and information, they use the international break to investigate why certain defences are performing better. Could the ‘new normal’ of this socially distanced, fan-free campaign be a factor?

Top attacks are also considered with Tottenham Hotspur’s revival as a goal-scoring force among issues picked out by Joe.

Meanwhile, Karam’s focus is on the best strikers to target. From premium picks to budget buys, there is plenty of choice.

Az ponders the merits of expensive defenders, when so many cheaper alternatives are delivering for FPL managers. His section of the Scoutcast includes a shocking fact involving the most creative defenders so far.

Elsewhere, there’s another extended ‘Rough with the Smooth’ section, as results conspire to bring joy, and certainly woe, to many in the community.

This week’s focus is firmly on the season so far and whether there are any lessons to learn for our trio. Next week’s episode will focus in more detail on Gameweek 5 transfer and captaincy plans, especially as most international fixtures will have been completed by then.

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491 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Public user
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Who is selling Liverpool def ?

    1. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Am forced to if I decide to go with KDB on my WC. If I go without him then I can stretch to Robbo which I think I prefer!

    2. Arfaish
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      TAA gone, Robbo retained

    3. sozopol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      O/

    4. aborg
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Me. I'm on WC and can't afford a 6.5m-7.0m def that barely gets returns and makes me make sacrifices elsewhere for nothing!
      I'm going all out mids and forwarders.

    5. Public user
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      With Liverpool conceding so many goals atm , I assume taa and robo gonna do what a real defender should do , defend ?

      1. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        TAA is not a defender

    6. Arn De Gothia
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      o/

    7. Dellman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      TAA season keeper for me, he'll score a worldy free kick soon and punish the sellers

    8. Kroosin'
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Keep one of them. They are still their most creative players. Basically a ~7m midfielder.

  2. baines is god
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    MCcarthy
    Robbo TAA Justin Shaw
    Podence Salah Son
    Kane Maupay Vardy

    WHAT A TEAM

    1. bOttOmEdpOstrEpliEr.
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Can we see the bench?

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      No Everton, no Son, no Chelsea.

      I'd WC that (jk)

      1. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Justin not nailed, Pool and United leaking goals for fun. Brighton don't score many 🙂

    3. Joey Tribbiani
        1 month, 22 days ago

        wc time.

      • UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Lol it aint that great

      • Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Don’t like it

      • Dellman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Needs a WC!!

      • fantasyfog
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        On paper

      • Kroosin'
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Your third midfielder is 5.5m, that will not give you much flexibility in the future. Shaw and Vardy aren't great picks.

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      A) Son + DCL
      B) Kane + Grealish

      1. Public user
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Dcl slightly over grealish as Everton is more attacking overall .

      2. Arfaish
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Son and Kane on a par for me with Son being cheaper. DCL is the better pick over Grealish for me so id go A

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Value is the same because of FanTeam.

          In FPL, Son + DCL is way better because it saves a lot of money. But in FanTeam, B is actually cheaper!

      3. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Tough. I’d say A likely to come out better longer term

      4. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        B

      5. Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        A all day long

      6. Kroosin'
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Taking ownership into account, I'd go for A.

    5. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Its all like a poorly designed online football manager at the moment.

    6. Albert_Luque
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Finding this tough to call, A or B on WC:

      A) KDB and Brewster in 3-5-2
      B) Soucek and Kane in 3-4-3

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        B. Just

      2. Fit_to_drop
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        I suspect that 343 scoring has beaten 352 scoring for the first 4 weeks
        I am going 343 on my Wildcard

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Could easily switch to 352 and personally think this is the way forward

      3. Better off with a pin and a…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        I think B now, with an eye to get KDB back from GW9. It's tough, though because KDB and MCI haven't become terrible overnight and they're about to get Aguero back. However, Kane has the fixtures and the form and they're about to add Bale to the mix which could improve Kane's assist and pens potential (or be a complete flop!).

      4. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        A

      5. skodaole2
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        I guess you mean you ll bench either Brewster or Soucek. Kane seems capable to get more points than KDB at this point and Soucek is a great first sub, although keep in mind that he can score vs anyone so you may bench some good points there. Anyway, B by far

      6. Kroosin'
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        B

        Kane better than KDB at this moment and Soucek seems to be good value at that price. Brewster is an unknown given that he is joining a team in bad form.

    7. fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Martinez Button
      Robertson Chilwell Saiss Mitchell XXXX
      Salah KDB Son James XXXX
      DCL Brewster XXXX

      0.0 itb

      Best option on a wildcard:

      1. Castagne ASM Maupay
      2. Lamptey Stephens Ings
      3. KWP Bissouma Jimenez

      Thanks all

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        2 out of those

      2. Zrinkec
          1 month, 22 days ago

          1 easily

        • Peteski29
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          I prefer 1

      3. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Would you WC this team? Already on -4

        Ryan button
        TAA Dier Lamptey Taylor Mitchell
        Salah KDB son Soucek Gordon
        Kane Mitro DCL

        1. Fit_to_drop
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 22 days ago

          No

        2. Albert_Luque
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Depends on what you want to do with it, but I’d hold if that was my team

        3. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Nope. -4 over next couple of weeks will solve the problem.

        4. Peteski29
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          I wouldn't WC that team yet

      4. Fit_to_drop
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Wilson or Antonio over the next 6-8 weeks?

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Neither, but antonio if must

          1. Aztec Kamara
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Why neither? Both good options IMO, but I'd prefer Antonio from W8.

        2. Zrinkec
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Maupay.

          • DontPiqueTooSoon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Wilson

          • Dellman
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Antonio- bargain

          • Whiskerz
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Tony. Form team form player with fixtures to come.

        3. thetommy14
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Best Wildcard Draft?

            A) 3-4-3
            Martinez, Forster
            Robbo, Chilwell, Semedo, Dallas, Mitchell
            Salah, Son, JRod, Grealish, Bissouma
            Kane, DCL, Maupay

            B) 3-5-2
            Martinez, Forster
            Robbo, Chilwell, Saiss, Dallas, Mitchell
            Salah, KDB, Son, JRod, Grealish
            Kane, DCL, Brewster

            1. thetommy14
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Sorry B) has Maupay instead of Kane***

              • Fit_to_drop
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Sorry - reply fail

                I am working on a 343 that allows me to have Salah, Son, KDB and Kane. I can do it, but it means no Pool defence.

              • Aztec Kamara
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                I'm going similar to A.
                As a side question though - why is everyone going with Forster instead of Martinez/Steer?

                1. thetommy14
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    That would be 3 Villa players so Forster just in case I would want to bring in Watkins in the future

                    1. Aztec Kamara
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Ah - good point!

                2. Dellman
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  b

              • Fit_to_drop
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 22 days ago

                I am working on a 343 that allows me to have Salah, Son, KDB and Kane. I can do it, but it means no Pool defence.

                1. Holmes
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  as they say, cant have them all. Try a 4-3-3 and it might get possible

                2. UNDERWORLD7
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Robertson is looking incredible, look last the last game and he looks a must, no way i’d forsake a pool attacking defender

                3. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Bruno over KdB and you can do it

                  1. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    With decent balance still (it’s what I’ve had)

                  2. UNDERWORLD7
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Bruno OVER KDB?! Ludicrous.

                    1. KAPTAIN KANE
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      It’s worked for me so far, that extra million makes all the difference

                      1. UNDERWORLD7
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Not having KDB is criminal, i can’t see it being justified for the sake of saving a million

                  3. Goonsquad245
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Yeah definitely don’t do this.

                4. Baines on Toast...
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Theoretically (if you have KDB at 11.5 and got DCL early):

                  4.5 - 4.0
                  Robertson - 5.0 - 4.5 - Lamptey - Mitchell
                  Salah - KDB - Son - Klich (Stephens)
                  Kane - DCL - Wilson

                  1. FC Hakkebøf
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Nope.. Too many heavy hitters

                5. Chris_H
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  I have a 352 with those four

                  1. Fit_to_drop
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Yes, i have seen several teams with 3-5-2 with those 4 but not too many teams who can accommodate them in a (strong) 3-4-3. Which is the formation I prefer for this season given how value forwards are performing.

              • Hint
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 22 days ago

                RMWCT:

                Martinez - Martin
                Robbo- Chilwell - Lamptey - Saiss- Mitchell
                Zaha - KDB - Son - Salah - Grealish
                Brewster- DCL - Watkins

                1. Fit_to_drop
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Front 3 could be stronger.

                2. UNDERWORLD7
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Grealish/Zaha not needed, downgrade and upgrade forwards

                3. Dellman
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Average 6/10 - can do a lot better

                  Not sold on Watkins yet and Zaha will revert to mean now the window has shut!

                  If I was WC'íng I would want Rodriguez for sure.... Antonio stats are awesome also

              • ChilliBoi
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                How come Son not increasing in value?

                1. Zrinkec
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Probably tonight he will.

                  • Gandalf
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    May be locked after his flag

                  • Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Either he's locked or a lot of the transfers were wildcards

                  • Goonsquad245
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Everyone has panicked and wildcarded to get him

                  • Homer21
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Wildcards

                2. The Legend Squad
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  RMWCT

                  McCarthy
                  Robertson Chilwell Lamptey KWP
                  Salah Son KDB Rodriguez
                  DCL Jimenez

                  Martin Brewster Bissouma Lewis

                  1. Goonsquad245
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Jimenez is killing your team balance at his price

                  2. FC Hakkebøf
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Jimenez -> Kane
                    KDB -> Zaha/Grealish
                    Brewster-> Maupay

                3. RAFA THE GAFFA
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Members, what are the best public tables you guys use? Looking for a few good xG, xGc, touches in the box, shots in the box, etc?

                  Cheers 🙂

                4. Warbling Wendy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Where can I see podcasts from Mark or Lateriser?

                  1. Peteski29
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Fpl blackbox and fpl wire

                    1. Warbling Wendy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Thanks mate

                5. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Do we think KdB will drop again over the break?

                  Could be great to eventually get him for 11.5

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Maybe. People are going crazy with transfers this season

                  2. UNDERWORLD7
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Won’t be leaving my team ever this season

                    1. Zim0
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Same

                    2. Zim0
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      And neither will Bruno. Already has 2 penalties in 3 games. 20 more to go.

                      1. KAPTAIN KANE
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Haha love this, it will be one of the other for me with my structure.
                        If United continue to struggle and the pens dry up and City get their act back together I may have to find a million and switch to KdB

                        1. Zim0
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          Im hoping that humiliation by Spurs will wake them up.

                          1. Warbling Wendy
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Theirs no chance, they're dire

                  3. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    No, think one fall is all he'll get

                    1. KAPTAIN KANE
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Thanks all

                6. Alex1995
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  KDB or Sterling on wildcard?

                  And best defender for around 5.5?

                  1. Miguel Sanchez
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Sterling

                    Can you stretch to Chilwell at 5.6 given that Sterling is cheaper than KDB?

                    1. Alex1995
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Yeah can get both of them, cheers

                    2. skodaole2
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      This

                  2. UNDERWORLD7
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    KDB

                  3. DontPiqueTooSoon
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    KDB

                  4. Dellman
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    KDB

                7. mattyb09
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Jack Robinson nailed at Sheffield with JOC out for the season?

                8. Peteski29
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Martinez Button
                  Robertson Saiss Lamptey KWP Ferguson
                  Salah Son Rodriguez Soucek XXX
                  DCL Maupay XXX

                  How does this look on a WC? And which option do you prefer?

                  A) KDB + Watkins
                  B) Grealish + Kane

                  1. thetommy14
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      B

                    • FC Hakkebøf
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      B

                    • DontPiqueTooSoon
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      A

                    • Homer21
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      B

                  2. skodaole2
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Just saw the players' schedule, some of them will play three games in 8 days, and then travel back during the virus madness. I guess this GW we ll have more hits than all the previous weeks together.

                    1. Goonsquad245
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      And people made transfers on Saturday evening to save 0.1

                      1. Shatner's Bassoon
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        But if those transfers were for Son / Salah they make a bit more sense because they have no IB commitments or travel.

                        1. Gentle_Turks
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          This.

                        2. skodaole2
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          I agree, although doubt most people transferring in Son or Salah knew about it. I usually do early transfers at this point to get a bit of value, since later it could be handy, although i am pretty sure at least one hit will be needed now, hopefully no more!

                  3. FC Hakkebøf
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Pick two for a wildcard:

                    A) Pulisic
                    B) Rodriguez
                    C) Zaha
                    D) Grealish

                    Price doesn't matter as I want to be flexible and be able to switch between them.

                    1. Goonsquad245
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      BD

                      1. FC Hakkebøf
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        The kneejerk picks.. Hmm

                        1. Zim0
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          Also the ones with the best underlying stats. Would u really pick Injury Prone boy and Troll Boy over them?

                        2. Homer21
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          Why did you ask then?

                    2. Peteski29
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      BD

                    3. DontPiqueTooSoon
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      BC

                    4. Dellman
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      BD

                    5. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      AD

                    6. mynameisq
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      AD

                      Or BD if you don't trust Puli fitness

                    7. RealSocialDads
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      BD

                  4. HaffNanner
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    On a WC. Really stuck with this decision. Have Son already.

                    A. Kane
                    B. KDB

                    Kane feels more exciting while Man City don't look great.
                    KDB pick based mostly on fear. He punished me instantly for taking him out before Arsenal last year.

                    1. Goonsquad245
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      It’s probably Kane at the moment on a WC. You need a route to a city mid in a few weeks though.

                    2. Peteski29
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      I'm currently leaning towards Kane for the next 4/5 games then potentially swapping to Kun/KDB

                    3. UNDERWORLD7
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      KDB, we all know Kane can ‘Kane’. More trust lies with KDB i feel

                    4. DontPiqueTooSoon
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      KDB

                    5. Dellman
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      B- no need for two Spurs, need City

                    6. COK3Y5MURF
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      KDB.

                      Unpopular opinion, but Kane is still a bit overpriced. His points per 90 last season was less than Son's and yet he costs 1.5m more. Nothing to suggest so far that he's better than Son either.

                    7. RealSocialDads
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Sterling

                    8. HaffNanner
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Thanks all

                  5. Tony Martial
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Kane or Son captain?

                    And who is best defender for 5.3 million?

                    1. mattyb09
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Upside: James
                      Safe: Saiss

                      1. mattyb09
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Kane the better captain choice

                        1. UNDERWORLD7
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          You mean Son right?

                    2. DontPiqueTooSoon
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Son
                      Saiss

                      1. Tony Martial
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Thanks all

                        Forgot to say already have Saiss lol

                        1. Fit_to_drop
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          Bellerin

                    3. Fit_to_drop
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Saiss 5.1
                      Bellerin 5.0

                      no defender on 5.3 or 5.2 at the moment

                    4. UNDERWORLD7
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Son
                      Bellerin/Castagna

                  6. ajay_kl +42
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Used FT for Bruno to Son. I have another FT and 2.5M in bank

                    McCarthy, Steer
                    TAA, Justin, Lascelles, Taylor, Mitchell
                    Salah, KDB, Son, Podence, Bissouma
                    Ings, Mitrovic, DCL

                    1 - Lascelles --> Chilwell
                    2 - Ings ---> Kane
                    3 - Podence ---> Grealish/JRod
                    4 - Mitrovic ---> Maupay/Watkins
                    5 - Wildcard

                    1. RealSocialDads
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Ings -> Kane is the exciting one there.

                      Defo don't need a WC

                  7. Rbyrne95
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    On a wildcard at the moment, playing about.

                    -Wilson and Saiss/Zouma (Any defender worth up to 5.1)
                    -or Robbo and Brewster?

                    Def is kinda weak with Zouma, Mitchell, Justin, KWP and Kilman
                    Up top is Kane & DCL & wilson.

                    1. Chip Butty
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Wilson and Saiss

                      Right now don't think it makes sense to invest huge in defence

                      1. Rbyrne95
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        I've always had the idea of going with consistency, that's why I'm worried about missing out with Robbo. Get penalized when I don't but I agree with you here.

                  8. camarozz
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    A) Justin + Jrod

                    B) Chilwell + Grealish

                    Other defenders

                    Jwp + Saiss.

                    Pretty weak back line and even weaker bench.

                    1. RealSocialDads
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      A but not Justin since he's a transfer waiting to happen.

                      Personally would go Dallas but plenty of choice in that bracket

                  9. Chip Butty
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    First stab at WC Team. I think need some Chelsea/City midfield and attack but not sure who...

                    McCarthy (Nyland)
                    Robbo, Chilwell, Saiss (Justin)(Mitchell)
                    Salah, Son, Rod, Grealish (Bissouma)
                    Kane, DCL, Maupay

                    0.2 ITB

                    1. Rbyrne95
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Need KDB imo, taking out the FA cup result vs Arsenal. Man City have scored 3 in their last three meetings (to my knowledge), then West Ham, well yeah.. goals galore.

                      1. Chip Butty
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Want to keep Salah and Son though so difficult to get him.

                    2. Gandalf
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Looks fine for now and will be only 2 transfers away from getting in KDB at a later point.

                      Justin not nailed so might as well change to a guaranteed option to save a transfer down the line.

                  10. aborg
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Why is nobody talking about Kilman (Wolves defender) for just 4.0m?

                    He played his first game last weekend and already was one of the best defenders in the game....in fact he got 3 bonus points too.

                    1. RealSocialDads
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Not nailed

                      1. aborg
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        True, he might not be nailed but he can still be a useful shoe-in for those like me squeezing all they can in a WC to go strong on the mids.

                        I still think he impressed Nuno last time round though...we will see. If Kilman plays next GW, prepare for the Bandwagon !

                  11. BarryManilows
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Ings & Bruno fernandes

                      Or

                      Salah & Wilson

                      1. RealSocialDads
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Salah & Wilson

                      2. Peteski29
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Salah and wilson

                    • ivantys
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Surprised those on WCs aren't picking west ham defenders. They have easily the best defence right now.

                        1. Pedersen
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          Most big chances given away by all teams in Premier league. I don't see what's great about that?

                          1. ivantys
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              I look at the stats. If you ignore the first game which they were rubbish, Arsenal 3 shots on target, Wolves 2 shots on target, Leicester 0 shot on target. If 3 games 5 shots on target isn't impressive I don't know what is.

                              1. I Must Break You
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 2 Years
                                1 month, 22 days ago

                                And if you ignore all the times I've been an a-hole, I'm a really nice person

                                1. ivantys
                                    1 month, 22 days ago

                                    Ok useless comment.

                            • skodaole2
                              • 8 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Fixtures are not good and they are not popular, although Cres proves to be a good punt even with the tough fixtures. I do not know if they can keep it up but apart from the first game they were very serious and surprisingly stable in defence and attack. I do not think Spurs will win easily but there is a chance the break will change many things and the teams as we know them so far. I agree on WC at least one WHU asset has to be included in the team with this form and they will have finished an amazingly tough schedule after 3 GWs