Pro Pundits - Holly

How underlying statistics can help cut through variance of FPL this season

It has been the most remarkable start to a Fantasy Premier League season in recent memory and arguably the hardest to predict accurately. So what now for FPL managers?

There has been a bucket-load of goals, an abundance of penalties, and yet so many of us are struggling to gain real traction in the Fantasy rankings.

As each team has come into the campaign with different preparations, and some even starting on a Blank Gameweek has hampered transfer progress for Fantasy managers and robbed us of easy access to consistent trends.

But the Fantasy Football Scout Premium Members Area holds the key for isolating these from the perspective of underlying statistics.

Delving deeper into the data yields greater clarity on the reliable trends for our FPL sides going forward as we try to pinpoint our transfers and potential wildcard plans for Gameweek 5 and beyond…

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  1. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    As most of the article is stuck behind a members pay wall here is a great video that spells it all out for free:

    https://youtu.be/BvWefB4NGGI

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Which one is Holly then?

  2. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Kun is on pen duty when he is back in the team yeah?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I think Kev keeps them - has scored every penalty since Madrid

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Whens the last time KDB took one over Aguero though

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          When's the last time KDB has missed one though

      2. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Kun will be back on them imo, Kdb 2nd choice. I just can’t imagine a scenario whereby Kun allows Kdb to take them. As a natural goalscorer I bet he will & he has been at City before Kdb dreamt of playing in the PL...

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Cool then, you seem pretty sure. I tend to disagree.

        2. St Pauli Walnuts
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          How about an outlandish scenario where Kun isn't the manager and the actual manager decides it's best to let the guy who has solved a major headache from last season keep on taking them? There's enough problems at City at the moment without bringing back new ones.

    2. Gregor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Probably still De Bruyne.

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I think so

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I don't think so. KdB's to lose imo.

    5. Kakashi Of The Leaf
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Kun will keep the pens.

    6. Rhinos
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Be kun imo, KDB doesn't strike me as soneone who cares bout goals whereas Kun will be hungry

    7. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      60-40 in favor of KDB

    8. Joey Tribbiani
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Agueros last penalty was against Leicester Feb 22, 2020 and he missed. After that De Bruyne has scored all 5 he took BUT Aguero was not on the pitch during any of those.

        1. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Fair enough.

          It will be interesting to see what happens on the pitch but I doubt if Kun will back off & just watch Kdb grab the ball to take it. Strikers want goals while playmakers prefer to assist. Let’s see what happens on the pitch

        2. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          I'm sure there was an instance where aguero was off penalties and somebody else took, it may not have been kev as it seems to have come to him last but I'm 99% sure when Kun was off them somebody else took over him. That suggests he won't get them back over someone that hasn't missed

          1. Joey Tribbiani
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Just took a look at Man City penalty statistics. June 22 2020, Man City - Burnley. Aguero got fouled for penalty, went off injured straight away, Jesus came on for him and Mahrez took the pen. KDB wasn't on the pitch.

              1. mynameisq
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Cheers. So nobody has taken one while aguero has been on the pitch? My memory is hazy but something in my brain tells me that happened once

        3. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Kun is a crap penalty taker

          1. El Presidente
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 23 days ago

            No he's not

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              46/59 career record = 78% success rate

              1. Deeney-is-a-god
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                average is 79% I think so he is not crap, but not good either

        4. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          No KDB will take. Before his injury Aguero on pitch when KDB took

      • Sheeno
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Current team, got 2 FTs:

        Ryan / Martinez
        Robertson / James / Justin / Mitchell / Dunne
        KDB / Son / Rodriguez / Zaha / Anguissa
        Kane / Jimenez / DCL

        2 FTs, 0.3 ITB.

        Was thinking about KDB -> Salah and Jimenez -> Wilson to make the money for it (would be 0.3 short otherwise)... Thoughts?

        Cheers

        1. ElliotJHP
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          I'd rather have Kev than Mo for the upcoming fixtures personally.

      • Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        When will Son rise?

        1. grumpyman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Early in the morning? (Rolf Harris reference)

        2. SKULL AND GNOMES
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          When the moon shows it's dark side.

        3. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          It's been nights now and people still waiting

      • ElliotJHP
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Fair few mocking Mings at a 5.0 pricing pre-season well look at him go

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 23 days ago

          5.1 an even bigger mockery

        2. Rhinos
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          How is he better than Konsa?

          1. ElliotJHP
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            He isn't, it is just a great start to the season when Mings & Cresswell are two of the top four defenders so far

      • Vazza
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Which combo is better

          A. Wilson, Branthwaite

          B. Watkins, Jamal Lewis

          Note that I currently have 3 playing defenders and Nathan Ferguson.

        • Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Sterling > KDB with no pens

          1. waltzingmatildas
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Hmm, think Aguero takes them back?

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Aguero has had them this whole time over KDB, why would it change now

            2. Hakim Ziyech
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Yes. I think I will get Agüero in my team when he is back only downside to that is Jesus

          2. ElliotJHP
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Probably, thinking of ditching KdB after this GW (C) as there isn't an obvious captain opportunity for a while.

            When it next arises it could be Kun (C)

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Yep you’d be wanting City back by gw10 for sure

          3. Vazza
              1 month, 23 days ago

              KDB keeps the pens in my opinion

          4. waltzingmatildas
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Very tempted to wc. Worth it?
            Team now:
            McCarthy Button
            TAA James Ayling CTaylor Mitchell
            KDB Sterling Bruno Soucek
            Jimmy DCL Adams

            Potential WC team:
            McCarthy Button
            Robbo CTaylor Ayling Lewis Mitchell
            KDB Salah Son Soucek Bissouma
            Kane DCL Antonio

            Or
            Sterling and Bruno to Salah and Son for -4?

            1. Rhinos
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              You're basically wildcarding to get spuds in. Just do that with transfers

              1. waltzingmatildas
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Hmm you are right. Like the hit instead?

                1. Rhinos
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  I do but be aware it could easily cost you this week

                  1. waltzingmatildas
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    Yes it could. Maybe a save and see what happens this gw.

                    1. Rhinos
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      i did Sterling to Son with 1ft

          5. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Conclusion from this article is that Kane is essential

            1. Geoff
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              You going for him? I can't fit him in this Gameweek, definitely

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                I could but I'd rather get Son, he seems more underpriced. But Kane is tempting as well. Will assess spurs against more defensive sides than MUN and SOU.. perhaps double up later

                1. Geoff
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  I'd double up if I was on a WC, for a bit

            2. Rhinos
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Any article that concludes that anyone is essential is drivel

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Well it's my conclusion really not stated in the article

                1. Rhinos
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  figures

            3. Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Not going to get him. On Son.

            4. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 23 days ago

              After a high line Soton defence and 10 man United team? Lol

            5. El Presidente
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Hum....

            6. NABIL - 1 season 1der
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Been in my team since GW1.

          6. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            I love statistics and have an unfortunate habit of jumping to conclusions too soon, but even I must admit a big statistics dive to inform team selections after 4 weeks is a little premature.

            We can see some general trends, but analyzing individual player performance at this stage will be extremely skewed by 1 or 2 hot performances.

            After the Everton game, Kane was super unappealing as an option. He was too deep, didn't take shots etc. But after the super free scoring Southampton and United games, all of a sudden he's a world beater on the statistics front.

            1. Geoff
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Couldn't agree more. And on the Kane example, the Southampton game was a weird one with the defensive tactics and much of United was against 10 men.

              Not that the eye test doesn't have issues early on as well of course, but looking at 'last 4 Gameweeks' or any range like that, through the season even, gets so skewed by fixtures that the data often doesn't tell us what people think it does

            2. Lindelol
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              TAA + Robbo combo was looking so great after Arsenal game and then next GW Villa thrashing.

            3. Rhinos
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Kane and Son are on fire. Irritates me their returns are shrugged off as horrific defending, the quality of Kane's passing was KDB like, no one would have dismissed KDB's stats if City had done that to Saints

              1. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                I don't disagree by the way. I think both are outstanding options. Spurs' busy schedule might actually have helped them find their form rather than hinder them physically.

                If I was on WC, I'd build my team around Salah, DCL, Kane and Son.

            4. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              At what number of games can we start making decision based upon on stats?

              1. SKULL AND GNOMES
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Delving deeper into the data yields greater clarity on the reliable trends for our FPL sides going forward as we try to pinpoint our transfers and potential wildcard plans for Gameweek 5 and beyond…

                Innit.

                1. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  37 games tends to be a big enough sample size... oh

                  1. SKULL AND GNOMES
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    Lies and damned lies.

              2. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Nobody knows the exact number.

                For me, the analysis must be at least 6 games - one against a challenging side, one against a top 8 side, one against a bottom half side, one against a relegation fodder team, and then two more games for general form. I think maybe GW7 we can start to definitively see individual player trends within the statistics.

              3. avfc82
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                I tend to think statistics settle down after 10 games, but there isn't a definitive answer.

            5. NABIL - 1 season 1der
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Kane is a different beast this season, albeit a small sample size.

              Vision, eye for killer pass, talisman, better teammates around hopefully, plus PK duty.

              Looks like he's not leaving my team unless some serious injury happen

              1. Rhinos
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                His fixtures turn bad when Kun's turn mint. Bye Harry

                1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Fixtures over form looking like a myth so far this season

          7. Live HOF updated
            Geoff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            The Live HOF has been updated! Apologies that this has taken a GW or two longer than most seasons.

            https://members.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/hall-of-fame/live/

            1. Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              I should be about number 100k or so 🙂

            2. avfc82
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Up 3 places to 12, I'll take that.

              1. Geoff
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                I miss those days. Me and TorresMagic were battling for number 9 and 10, but then things slipped a bit 😀

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Got to 5th, will never get there again.

              2. Bubz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 18 days ago

                I’m a few places ahead of you 😉

            3. RedLightning - Top 10k Any …
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Number 15 - the man with no name!

              1. RedLightning - Top 10k Any …
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                (That isn't me - I'm 6571)

            4. Kno
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Live update is for members only right?

              Snuck into the top 10 after last season but got a feeling live rank is gonna be worse

              1. Geoff
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Yeah, Live is a Members feature 🙂

                Was actually one of the reasons I first signed up as a Member, way long ago!

              2. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                It's much better at this update.

              3. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Could do with updating your link.

            5. mir
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              565. Been around 500 for a couple of years now. I'll take it.

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

              Oh dear.

            7. Firminoooo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 18 days ago

              Falling like a rock to 97th. 3m OR.

          8. abhirup780
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Martinez/Steer
            Chilwell/Saiss/KWP/Lamptey/Mitchell
            Salah/KDB/Son/Rodriguez/Stephens
            Kane/DCL/Brewster

            0.1 ITB

            Suggestions on WC?

          9. The Mantis
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Choose 2

            Saiss
            Lamptey
            Dallas

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 23 days ago

              B and C

            2. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              To play this week or for a WC?

              1. The Mantis
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                WC

                I really like Lamptey, not sure about his injury though - could just be so he's rested over internationals for U21 squad
                Dallas plays as a winger I think?
                Saiss seems popular...

                1. Miguel Sanchez
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Dallas is a bit of a utility man but looks dangerous up the field - not sure if he is a better option than Ayling.

                  Lamptey looks great and has some nice fixtures from GW6

                  Saiss is one that could be under threat from the new signings or even Dendocker pushing back. Coady is safer but has zero attacking threat.

                  Would go Lamptey and Saiss for now.

                  1. The Mantis
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    Yeah I agree, running with Lamptey and Saiss at the mo - cheers!

            3. Boly Would
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              I'd go Lamptey and Ayling over Dallas.

          10. Kakashi Of The Leaf
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Thoughts on this WC Team.

            Martinez
            Robbo Semedo Dallas Mitchell Ferguson
            Salah Son Pulisic Barkley 4.4
            Kane Werner Maupay

            Giving Werner a last chance on WC as i feel he will play in his preferred position with Pulisic and Ziyech back. If he looks bad he is an easy switch to Rich/Jimenez.

            Thoughts??

            1. ElliotJHP
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Bench is asking for trouble

              1. Kakashi Of The Leaf
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Balbuena Stephens Ferguson

                Ferguson is first choice when Back.
                Stephens regular 2 pointer
                Balbuena is somewhat nailed.

                1. Rhinos
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  How do you know Ferguson is 1st choice? You're basing that purely on Palace fans not rating Joel Ward aren't you. And besides he could be out for months yet we just don't know

            2. Rhinos
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              If you like it I like it

            3. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Can’t have a bench like that

            4. The Point About It Is
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              overweight in For - means you are compromised in mid and def and means you will need hit's to buy into the next must have's.
              I admire your dogged faith in Werner but would suggest either him or Kane not both.

            5. Max City
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              It's still very early of the season..

              The in-form players are only DCL, Son, Kane and Salah.. IMO

          11. Azzastaan
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            A Soucek and Calvert Lewin
            Or
            B Barkley and Wilson

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 23 days ago

              A everyday

            2. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              A by a mile.

              I'm looking to transfer Wilson out this week in FanTeam haha.

            3. Boly Would
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              A

            4. avfc82
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Yeah, as above, A.

            5. Dexters Laboratory
                1 month, 23 days ago

                100% A

            6. FISSH
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Pretty much my wildcard team

            7. Azzastaan
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Ferguson or Mitchell?

              1. avfc82
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Both come with risk, but Mitchell, I think.

              2. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Mitchell's time is nearly up with PVA returning, Ferguson's time sounds like it is further than first thought but he should be first choice when it arrives.

              3. jamesjoseph2770
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Fergusson long-term. Can Aanholt is sure to replace Mitchell soon.

            8. superlancs
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              A) Kane and Alzate
              Or
              B) Bamford and Son

              Many thanks

              1. avfc82
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Alzate to be a starter?

                1. superlancs
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  No, bench fodder

              2. Dexters Laboratory
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  B) Watkins an option instead of Bamford?

              3. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Why the F would Kun be on pens again? Absolutely clueless opinion... City had a massive problem with penalties last season which included Kun being shite at them. The problem was solved when KDB took over the penalties and it's been a non issue for City since. Pep even stated outright that KDB is their penalty taker. But now for some reason Kun is supposedly taking the penalties back? Some of the stuff you see written on here is a joke

                1. Rhinos
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  So you've never seen someone take a pen that you thought wouldn't be on them? Kevin Miralles springs to mind

                2. The Knights Template
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Who do we think's on pens for Man City?

                  1. Camzy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    The guy who took the last one?

                3. Joey Tribbiani
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    19/20 in chronological order:
                    Jesus misses vs Atalanta.
                    Sterlings pen saved by Patricio, retaken, goal.
                    Jesus misses again vs Sheffield Utd.
                    Gundogan misses against Spurs.
                    Aguero misses against Leicester.

                    At this point Pep is probably fuming.

                    Then KDB scores 5 and Mahrez 1 inbetween.

                  • Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    Makes u wonder why kdb wasn't on them from the start. Clearly their best shooter of the ball

                  • Pukki Blinders
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    Settle down mate. Aguero has always been the preferred taker over KDB, why do you sound so certain that KDB keeps them when Aguero’s hunger for goals far exceeds KDB’s. Aguero missing one penalty doesn’t change anything

                    1. Zim0
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      Because it's not up to Aguero. It's up to Pep.

                      1. Pukki Blinders
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        Exactly up to Pep, not up to KDB either

                        1. Zim0
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          What does his hunger for goals have to do with anything then?

                          1. Pukki Blinders
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Its part of the reason he has had them for his whole career. Nobody has taken a pen over Aguero at City while he’s been on the pitch as far as i know. To dismiss Aguero getting them back is delusional

                            1. Zim0
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              I never dismissed it. Nobody knows what'll happen till it happens

                            2. Goonsquad245
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              Yes they have, and it shouldn’t be dismissed but it’s more likely than not KDB keeps them.

                        2. Zim0
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Also if you want to say its up to the players on the pitch then KDB is the captain so it really is his decision.

                          1. Pukki Blinders
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            In that case I think KDB would happily let Aguero take them, he knows Aguero loves his goals...

                            1. Zim0
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              Maybe. Maybe not. We'll find out

                    2. mynameisq
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      Yeah he always was, until he wasn't. Hunger for goals won't override KDB having a better scoring ratio on them

                      Nothing is 100% obviously but the likelihood is KDB retains them

                      Can't see any real justification for aguero taking them back other than saying "you never know"

                      1. Pukki Blinders
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        Why did it take Aguero being injured for KDB to take his first pen then? “You never know” is always the justification for Pep, but Aguero has always been the preferred taker at City for a reason, that’s the way I look at it

                        1. Goonsquad245
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Others have taken penalties last season with aguero on the pitch. Gundogan springs to mind (he missed).

                          KDB hasn’t missed a pen since he started taking them - I think he takes all the ones that matter, with Aguero and others potentially picking up the ones that don’t.

                    3. Rhinos
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      This. And I can't see Pep being that bothered as to lay down the law that KDB takes them. He's not gonna lose a second of sleep over whether one of the greatest strikers in the premier league's history is on pens or not

                4. Neves say Neves
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Doherty+Vinagre -> Chilwell+Saiss -4?

                  1. jamesjoseph2770
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    Yes

                  2. 2OLEgend
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      Yes - good moves

                  3. Azzastaan
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    Rmt
                    Mccarthy
                    Mitchell Chillwell Justin Robertson Targett
                    Son Salah Kdb Jorginho Soucek
                    Kane DCL Brewster

                    1. 2OLEgend
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        Is this a WC-team? Don't fancy Jorginho, Mitchell is on borrowed time - rest is very good.

                    2. fcsaltyballs
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 23 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. Max City
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        I think I'd have no.1

                    3. Max City
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      Which one?

                      A) KDB Son (7m FWD)
                      B) Foden Son Kane
                      C) KDB (4.5m MID) Kane

                      1. fcsaltyballs
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        A for me

                      2. Dexters Laboratory
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Grealish Son Kane?

                        • Dexters Laboratory
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Otherwise A with Antonio/Muapay

                          • Zim0
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Are u playing all 3?

                        • xHaTr
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Thoughts?

                          Anguissa, Foden, Werner --> Brewster, Grealish, Son (-4)

                          1. Camzy
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            I like those moves.

                          2. Gudjohnsen
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Yeah, good long term moves.

                          3. Zim0
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Yes

                          4. Hansel
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Nice!

                        • Boly Would
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Ake to...?

                          A) Chilwell
                          B) Digne
                          C) Castagne
                          D) Other (6.1 ITB)?

                          1. Max City
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Is he injured?

                            1. Boly Would
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              Not that I know of.

                        • Knallie
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Martinez / Peacock-Farrell
                          Chilwell / Saiss / Justin / Lamptey / Mitchell
                          Salah / KDB / Son / Rodriguez / Jorginho
                          Kane / DCL / Brewster

                          0.8m ITB for flexibility

                          Thoughts?

                          1. ViperStripes
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Looks good, not many WC teams with KDB, Salah, Son and Kane in that then doesn't go too cheap everywhere else.

                          2. Boly Would
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            I like this.
                            Would just get Steer over Peacock-Farrell.

                        • Hansel
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Have both Robbo and TAA - what do you think? I might give them another week and then downgrade one to do Mitro -> DCL

                          1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            i'd do that this week

                          2. 2OLEgend
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              Give it some time imo.

                          3. NOSLEEPTILLBROOKLYN
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Rate this WC team
                            Martinez 4.0
                            Robbo Saiss Justin Dallas Mitchell
                            Salah KDB Son Zaha Burke
                            Jimenez DCL Bamford

                            Zaha may go for Grealish

                          4. Trovsmash
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Best defender under 4.9? own Lamtpey & Ayling & Mitchell

                            1. Miguel Sanchez
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              Cresswell?

                            2. drughi
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 11 Years
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              KWP

                          5. Squeakybum99
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Plan to do Jim + Foden to Son + Antonio/Watkins/Maupay. But hoping to wait on more GW

                            Current team is doing fine taking into account the chaos in general. 1.4 m OR right now

                            1. Boly Would
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              Not the worst moves, I'd go Antonio.