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The teams that have scored the most points in Sky Sports Fantasy in 2020/21 so far

Picking the right blend of individuals is paramount, but which teams are the biggest hitters in the Premier League when it comes to Sky Sports Fantasy Football points?

Along with player trends, form and fixtures, the league table of Fantasy Football points accrued team-by-team(above) can also be a clear indication of where you may want to recruit coming out of the Overhaul period.

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That, of course, ends at 12:30pm on Saturday 17 October, with kick-off in the Merseyside derby between table-toppers Everton and champions Liverpool marking the end of the unlimited transfers.

There have been goals galore in the 2020/21 season so far with no signs of that particular trend stopping. Some noticeable numbers can be taken out of the Fantasy points table, which throws up some surprises at the bottom end as well as the top.

State of Play

There is a strong correlation with the teams who have scored in abundance and its correspondence to Fantasy Football points. The top two are unchanged in relation to the Premier League table, with Everton, Aston Villa, Tottenham and Leicester making up the top four. Three of those sides have plundered 12 league goals, with Villa scoring 11, adhering to the pattern.

Everton are flying high at the top with 260 points, thanks largely to the sublime starts from Dominic Calvert-Lewin (47) and marquee-signing James Rodriguez (40). Aside from these two, eight other Everton players have hit double figures for the year, proving collectively why Everton are ahead of the rest and could be a worthy avenue to venture down for assets post-Overhaul.

Aston Villa’s 7-2 hammering of Liverpool did not only maintain their 100 per cent record, but it rewarded a heap of Fantasy Football managers who risked having those players within their side. No risk, no reward. This tallied a total of 88 points, with Ollie Watkins and Jack Grealish posting 26 and 25 respectively.

It is a tale of two opposites at the top and foot of the table. Spurs thumped Manchester United 6-1 at Old Trafford before the international break and that game alone threw up some key insights.

Tottenham racked up a hefty 95 Fantasy points in their win, which is more than Manchester United have accumulated all season, showing just how bad their start has been. Harry Kane and Son Heung-min scored 37 between them to sink Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

Speaking of which, their measly 86 Fantasy Football points puts Manchester United in the relegation places, just one spot ahead of Burnley. Unsurprisingly, 25 of these have come from Bruno Fernandes, who drove Manchester United to third last term having signed from Sporting Lisbon in January. But so far both of his goals have come from the penalty spot and aside from that Man United have mustered just three goals from open play, one of which was an own-goal.

Burnley have notched just three goals for the campaign, while Sheffield United have just the solitary goal to their name, highlighting why they take up the additional two relegation spots. Goals mean points, but so do clean sheets, and these sides have failed to register one between them this term.

The importance of defensive solidity can be emphasised in the case of Wolves, who have had an inconsistent start but have managed to keep two clean sheets out of a possible four. Due to this, Wolves defenders have earned 93 points alone from fixtures against Sheffield United and Fulham, showing how effective those bonus points from the backline can be, as well as how important it is to choose your defensive assets wisely.

If the first batch of Premier League games are anything to go by, then it would be worth investing some time into the fixtures which some of the form sides have in the weeks to come, and making that call as to whether you would back the players who make your XI to deliver for a sustained period of time. 

Transfer Trends

Numerous drafts, debates and transfers will have taken place over the past week or so, but we are now at the business end of the international break.

Many players have been performing superbly, with others perhaps going under the radar, but who has been winning the race to be the most transferred in player during the Overhaul period?

Grealish has further enhanced his image and selection within Fantasy Football teams off the back of his role in England’s win over Wales on international duty. Aston Villa face Leeds, Southampton, Brighton and West Ham in their next six, so with that in mind, it may not be surprising to see Grealish at the top of the pile.

In relation to the top point scorers in both Everton and Tottenham’s side, Rodriguez, Calvert-Lewin, Son and Kane make up the rest of the top five players transferred in. Everton do have a Merseyside derby on their hands, followed by matches with Southampton and Newcastle, but with Liverpool conceding seven to Villa, do fixtures now play as much of an important role as they once did?

They must do for some Fantasy Football managers, with Tottenham facing West Ham, Burnley, Brighton and West Brom in their next four outings. Even when are you not focusing specifically on fixtures, these are ones which scream points from a Spurs asset’s perspective. Son, Kane, and dare we say Gareth Bale could prove invaluable during this period.

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1,680 Comments Post a Comment
  1. gomez123
    • 8 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Is Sterling fit??

    1. Thescaff
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Yes, raring to go!

  2. Mufc202020
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Thoughts needed...

    Ramsdale Nyland
    TAA Doherty Justin Egan Mitchell
    Salah KDB Zaha Lemina Bissouma
    Mitro Brewster Werner

    I’m going to have to wildcard aren’t I.....

    1. Thescaff
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      100%

    2. Sloane426
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      That’s an awful team

    3. Lindelol
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      its now or wait for next season

    4. ZEZIMA
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Yeah, I would wildcard personally mate

    5. Mufc202020
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 13 days ago

      Thanks all. I’m going to hold off I think one more week and ive done KDB and Lemina out for Greenwood and Sterling.

      Wish me luck

  3. dshv
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    1. Play c. Taylor over kdb ???
    2. Start WC for 3 players..
    3. De broyne to sterling for -8

  4. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Sterling or Kane?

    1. Thescaff
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      If u have Son then defo sterling

      1. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        really? Isn't Kane in way better form?

  5. Noah’s Ark
    • 8 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Hello everyone. Can you help with my team?

    Martinez
    Trent, Robertson, Castagne
    Salah, Kdb *, Barnes, Trossard, Pereira
    DCL, Ings

    Forster, Brewster, Amartey, Ferguson 1ft .1itb

    A) Kdb to Son or James
    B) Kdb to Son and Ings to Kane -4
    C) Something else. Suggestion?

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 14 days ago

      KDB to Son

  6. Public user
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Mané salah

    Or Salah taa/robo next few ?

    1. ZEZIMA
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Mane Salah could be a brilliant differential combo. That's what I'd lean towards if I had the option

  7. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Play Brewster or get KDB out for a -4?

    1. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Trying to decide myself above

  8. Baron Penguin (FKA Hadebayo…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 14 days ago

    1. Start Hamez and DCL, bench Saiss.
    2. Start DCL and Saiss, bench Hamez.

    Thoughts are Everton won't score a lot vs Liverpool (although who knows!) and Hamez could be an impact sub due to playing twice in South America and only getting back yesterday,

    1. Public user
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Everton is on fire
      Liverpool is conceding

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Play the Everton guys.

    3. ZEZIMA
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      1

      I'd always play a premium mid like Hamez regardless

      Worst case, he doesn't feature and you get Saiss 6 pointer from the bench

      1. Baron Penguin (FKA Hadebayo…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 14 days ago

        Thanks both

  9. C_G
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    hows this team? no hits taken, should I WC?

    Martinez

    TAA Zouma Justin

    Podence Salah Son James

    Vardy DCL Jimenez

    Steer Lamptey Costa Mitchell

  10. Visionaries
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Choose a combo
    A Son, Kane & Greenwood
    B Sterling, Kane & Greenwood
    C Jiminez, Sterling & Son

    1. Dexters Laboratory
      11 months, 14 days ago

      A

    2. ZEZIMA
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      I like B

  11. grennans2
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Ryan
    Chilwell - KWP - Dallas - (____) - (3.9)

    Best defender to fill the gap? Will be first on the bench as will be playing 3-5-2

    A) Ayling
    B) Targett
    C) Other

    1. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      c

      1. grennans2
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 14 days ago

        Suggestions?

  12. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Should i take a hit to replace Soyuncu?If James is out i don't have a sub for Soy.

    Colema/James*/Soyuncu*
    Salah/Trossard/Son/Barnes
    Kane/Jimenez/Werner

    0ft 0.1itb McCarthy/Targett/Douglas

  13. ZEZIMA
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    B

    1. ZEZIMA
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      wtf

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      oobs

    3. Baron Penguin (FKA Hadebayo…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 14 days ago

      A

  14. Orion
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    KDB to Sterling for a hit ?

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Could pay off over a short period . You'd hope the Ars game would be open.

      1. Orion
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        Yeah, that’s what I’m thinking about... Open game and C Sterling

  15. Silecro
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    WC done, am I good to go? Appreciate any advice!

    Martinez
    TAA/Chillwell/Lamptey
    Salah/Son/Pulisic/Grealish
    DCL/Jimenez/Wilson

    Button/Dallas/Ward/Bissouma

    0,4 itb

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 14 days ago

      GTG

      1. Silecro
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        cheers!

  16. Dexters Laboratory
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Captain
    A) Son
    B) Kane

    Bench
    A) Foden
    B) Brewster

    1. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      AA

      1. Noah’s Ark
        • 8 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        Sorry A and B play Foden

    2. EgyptianKing
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      B

      B

  17. Aimar
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Any help would be appreciated

    A) Salah + Ings

    B) mane + Kane for a hit -4

    I’ve Son and TAA

    1. EgyptianKing
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Tough.

      I would risk B

  18. Eightball
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 14 days ago

    I'm on wildcard.

    A) Sterling, Bamford, Brewster
    vs
    B) Pulisic, Maupey + 6.9 to spend on a 3rd forward (Wilson/Watkins/Antonio etc)

    Team is:
    Martinez - (Button)
    Robertson - Chilwell - Saiss (Ayling - Mitchell)
    Jrod - Son - Salah - Sterling- Grealish
    DCL- Bamford - (Brewster)

    Originally had KDB in Sterlings place and was ready to go but with him injured (Along with Aguero/Jesus) i'm not so sure Sterling is a great pick. Thinking of going with B but then it makes it a lot harder to get back KDB/Sterling if City starting firing again.

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 14 days ago

      B

  19. EgyptianKing
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    WC team - what do you think?

    Martinez
    TAA, Robo, Lamptey, Mitchell, Kilman
    Son, Salah, Grealish, Pulisic, Soucek
    Brewster, Kane, DCL

    Cheers!!

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Not sure on double Pool defence and two 4.0 defs

      1. EgyptianKing
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        I like the double pool defence tbh. I think I’ll keep them!

        Agreed on the other point though... Lamptey however should be OK no?

    2. FPL_BUCCANEER
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Obviously a lot of quality but even from tomorrow you might have two non playing defenders.

      1. EgyptianKing
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        Thanks man.

        Lamptey should be ok to start no?

  20. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Lesson learnt on early transfers during IB

    1. EgyptianKing
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      This.

    2. Orion
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Like every season 🙂

      1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        So true

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        I should have known better

    3. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Agreed.

      Would you swap KDB out for 4pt for anyone or play mitchell/bissouma/kwp?

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        Swap for a hit

    4. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      I took some drops to wait and happy now.

    5. Lindelol
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      i have already learned it last season.

    6. Seanigula
      • 12 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      KDB to Son was always safe since Son didn’t have games

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        Not if KDB had been fit to play against Arsenal and potentially haul

        1. Seanigula
          • 12 Years
          11 months, 14 days ago

          Based on what besides wishful thinking?

      2. Noah’s Ark
        • 8 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        Selling Kdb before he was ruled out to injury was not “safe” though. Hauled in both games v Arsenal last season I believe!

        1. Seanigula
          • 12 Years
          11 months, 14 days ago

          I don’t think anything he did last season correlates to the form he and that team are in right now with no strikers...but we’ll never no...so I sold him for a profit and will buy him back much cheaper in a few weeks

    7. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Who did you bring in?

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        11 months, 14 days ago

        Did Bruno to Son for free and have now done KDB to Salah (-4)

        Essentially it is the difference between Salah (eve) -4 and Bruno (new)

  21. blizzle
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    A or B?
    A. Auba and Stephens > Son and Zaha (-4)
    B. Stephens > Zaha

  22. tricpic
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    A) Grealish Maupay
    B) Trossard Watkins

    1. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      i'm on A

    2. soumyeah
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      A feels much safer

  23. OneDennisBergkamp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Save the £ and go Lamptey > Chilwell?

  24. Noah’s Ark
    • 8 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Ings to Kane worth a -4?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Not quite

    2. EgyptianKing
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Think so

    3. ZEZIMA
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Yeah I think so. I did Werner > Kane. Spurs have great fixtures. Kane is in my team for the long run now

  25. Crabwalk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    GW1: Have Son, keeping .5 in the bank for Rashford next week. Son blanks.
    GW2: Rashford comes in for Son and blanks, Son scores 24 points.
    GW3: Wildcard and bring Son back. Learnt my lesson. Son goes off injured for 1 point.
    GW4: Transfer Son out for Barnes, since he's injured. Oops, no he's not and he scores 18 points.
    GW5: Now who should I transfer in for KDB...

    1. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Son, i dont know why anyone takes him out anyway

    2. abaalan
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Haha sums up my transfers as well this season. Must be about 50 points down on if i hadn't done anything

  26. The Wogmeister
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Was gonna remove Willian this week for Son but now KDB is out is it worth keeping Willian in for the City game as they aren't playing that well? i can then use Son instead of KDB

    1. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Aye

  27. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Can't decide, which front 7 do you like best?

    A)
    Salah Son Rodriguez Grealish (Stephens)
    DCL Kane Maupay

    B)
    Salah Son Sterling Grealish Trossard
    DCL Wilson (Brewster)

  28. Silecro
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Seen Martinez in most wildcards, Heaton not a threat?

    1. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Have you watched Martinez, he has been phenomenal

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Not until he messes up royally, he's fine.

  29. Gearoid
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 14 days ago

    Could probably wildcard this

    McCarthy Nyland
    TAA Justin Saiss Mitchell KWP
    Bissouma Salah Barnes Kdb JRod
    Werner Brewster Martial

    Just KDB and Martial to Son and Kane or something else

  30. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 14 days ago

    What do you make of this -8?
    Mahrez, Podence, KDB to Son, Grealish and Pulisic?

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 14 days ago

      Yup