Scout Notes

A return to form for Man United’s FPL assets or a papering over cracks?

Newcastle United 1-4 Manchester United

  • Goals: Luke Shaw (£4.9m) own goal | Harry Maguire (£5.4m), Bruno Fernandes (£10.5m), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m), Marcus Rashford (£9.5m)
  • Assists: Juan Mata (£5.9m), Fernandes, Rashford x2
  • Bonus: Fernandes x3 Rashford x2 Karl Darlow (£5.0m) x1

Manchester United began the long climb back to credibility with a deserved, if not entirely convincing, win over Newcastle.

The game was a surprisingly entertaining affair considering visiting manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could have set up his side simply to avoid another 6-1 Spursageddon, while his opposite number, Steve Bruce, has ‘stay in the game and try and nick a goal’ spliced into his footballing DNA.

Even so, most of the goals came late, with the visitors only taking the lead in the 86th minute of a match they dominated in terms of attempts (28 v 7) while never completely negating Newcastle’s own attacking threat.

But the 4-1 victory did involve decent returns for all three of the winning side’s most popular Fantasy Premier League (FPL) assets and included more reminders that owning Red Devils defenders is, currently, a foolish enterprise.

Fernandes To The Fore

By far the most-owned FPL star on the pitch was Man United’s Bruno Fernandes (£10.5m), and his 21% ownership walked away with a tidy 11-point haul that could have been so much better.

The midfielder finished off a superb team move to make the score 2-1, finding the net from an acute angle courtesy of a Marcus Rashford (£9.5m) assist.

That made it three goals in as many Gameweeks for Fernandes, but he also missed his first penalty in England (at the 11th attempt) thanks to a save from the brilliant Karl Darlow (£5.0m) and was denied an earlier goal via VAR.

Some of that pain was offset by an assist for Rashford’s last-gasp goal and the maximum bonus award and his 31 points for the season, from just four matches, puts him in the top 10 for FPL midfielders. Of the United players, only Rashford comes close to such a lofty position, which underlines how vital Fernandes is to the side.

Even with Chelsea and Arsenal up next, more FPL managers are slowly coming round to buying him in – he’s currently just inside the top 15 for Gameweek 6 purchases – as he continues to show last year’s explosive entrance into English football was not a fluke.

Rashford Revival

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Solskjaer made five changes from the side thrashed by Spurs, among them the benching of Paul Pogba (£7.9m) and Daniel James (£6.4m) being handed a rare start.

But the key decision involved who would replace Anthony Martial (£8.8m), suspended for three matches after his dismissal against Tottenham, up front.

One candidate, Mason Greenwood (£7.3m), didn’t even make the squad, an omission the manager explained post-match.

Mason wasn’t fit to play, so we had to leave him out. We hope he will recover quickly.

That meant Rashford, an FPL midfielder this season, stepped up. And he delivered.

A goal, two assists – he also set up Aaron Wan-Bissaka‘s (£5.4m) first-ever senior strike – and two bonus points helped him to a double-digit haul enjoyed by just 5.8% of FPL bosses.

The fact that only two of his team-mates – Fernandes and Wan-Bissaka – are owned by more managers shows just how little Fantasy faith Solskjaer’s side is inspiring.

The team’s defensive frailties are plain to see, but so is their attacking intent – their 57 attempts this season is not far behind the likes of Everton (64) and Chelsea (65), only from four games, not five.

Cracks, Meet Paper

Wan-Bissaka’s surprise goal helped hand his owners a very welcome eight points, while Harry Maguire (£5.4m) ended a trying week or ten with the same haul thanks to his equaliser, from a Juan Mata (£5.9m) corner, in the first half.

Solskjaer made all the right post-match noises about Maguire’s character, while his Wan-Bissaka comments played up the full-back’s attacking threat.

It was a cross! No, he was due his goal. We wanted him higher up the pitch, making runs in behind. It was great for him.

But anyone seriously thinking of buying into United’s defence should think again.

The backline is currently shipping three goals a game on average and even managed to make Newcastle’s toothless attack look threatening.

The Magpies went into the match having had only eight shots on target across their first four games. They had four against Man United and it took a couple of great saves from David de Gea (£5.5m) to deny Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.3m) and then Callum Wilson (£6.5m).

Yes, the goal the visitors did concede – after just two minutes – was unlucky, Luke Shaw (£4.9m) deflecting an Emil Krafth (£4.4m) cross over de Gea and in.

But a side allowing 14 big chances this season – for context, Newcastle have conceded eight from a game more – clearly lacks balance, whatever Solskjaer might have claimed following Saturday’s win.

We have so many games coming up and you pick a team that you think is going to get a result in that game. You look at the opposition and you look at yourself and what is the best balance and I thought we found the right one today.

Darlow Blow

Fernandes and Rashford took most of the plaudits (and bonus), but the true hero on Tyneside was home keeper Darlow, who produced a string of fine saves as well as that penalty stop.

A single bonus award meant he limped off with eight points and a knock picked up following a clash with Rashford.

One clean sheet, a penalty save and 27 other stops this season – no keeper has made more – has taken him to the top of FPL’s scoring chart for goalkeepers.

But boss Bruce is not entirely sure he’ll be back for a Gameweek 6 trip to Wolves.

He’s taken a hell of a blow. We hope that he’s not too bad, but it’s one of those difficult ones to assess straight away. Until we see the scans and how he is, then we won’t really know, but it’s fair to say that he’s very sore.

Martin Dubravka (£4.9m) is possibly out until December with a heel issue, meaning Newcastle could be down to the bare bones in goal, with Mark Gillespie (£4.5m) the next in line for a start.

Not that any Magpies goalkeeper is likely to be the choice of many FPL managers – no team has allowed more shots (86) or attempts on target (36) than Bruce’s men.


Newcastle United XI (4-5-1): Darlow; Krafth, Fernandez, Lascelles, Lewis; Hayden (Schar 49′), Shelvey, Hendrick (Almiron 88′), Saint-Maximin, Joelinton (Fraser 73′); Wilson. 

Manchester United XI (4-3-3): de Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelöf, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred (Pogba 69′), Mata (Matic 90′); Bruno Fernandes, James (van de Beek 76′), Rashford.

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2,166 Comments Post a Comment
  1. SpagBol
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Hey guys,
    Thoughts on this wildcard team?

    0.0M itb...
    __________________________________________
    Martinez
    Robertson Digne Chilwell Lamptey
    Salah Son Rodriguez Grealish
    Kane DCL

    Button | Brewster Bissouma Ferguson
    __________________________________________

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I'm not sure about 4 at the back with so many value attackers.. otherwise looks good

    2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Nice 442 WC team. I'd downgrade Digne or Chilwell and turn Bissy into Soucek though

  2. JasonG123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Which combo on WC?
    (A) Watkins and Bissouma
    (B) Maupay and Bissouma
    (C) Foden and Brewster

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      B

    2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      C

      1. WALOR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        C

  3. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Start 1 for GW6
    A) Justin
    B) KWP
    C) Mitchell

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      C

    2. WALOR
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      KWP

  4. WALOR
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    I have 3.3 itb, so if I drop Sterling, Mitrovic, and Jimenez, I have Exact Change to get Son, Kane, and Werner (-8).

    But I have to act before any price changes, which risks UCL/Europa injuries - worth it?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Do you need all 3?

      1. WALOR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Could do just Son, Kane, but then Mitro is stinking up my team

        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Get Son, Kane and give Mitro one last chance I guess

        2. Urchin
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Same problem here. What a mess Mitro

    2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      nope

      1. WALOR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Cheers all.
        Thanks for urging caution.

    3. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Werner? 1 game with good returns i would wait on him

  5. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Early thoughts on this lot?

    Martínez (Forster)
    Alexander-Arnold, Chilwell, Saïss (Lamptey) (Mitchell)
    Grealish, Salah, Podence, Son (Burke)
    Watkins, Jiménez, Calvert-Lewin

    1 FT, 5.5 in bank.

    Won't be doing anything til Friday after last GW hurt.

    Cheers

    1. Ragabolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Easy save

    2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      good to save FT. Nice team. Unless Podence annoys you tonight, of course

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        No need for Kane? Forwards all have good fixture coming up.

        1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Unless you can turn Ollie into him, but not sure how

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Would have 10m but then I bench Watkins?

            1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Watkins is still a hold imo, very decent option, good support around him and wonderful differential.

              No Kane in that form is big issue though. Tough call.

              I'd do the switch though

        2. All about the galacticos
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Not sure if the funds allow this, but how about this for the next 2?
          gw6) jimi to kane(C)
          gw7) TAA + Watkins to Chillwell + Werner(C) (-4)

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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            • 11 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Already have Chilwell.

            1. All about the galacticos
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              then a defender with left over funds, regulon or semedo

          2. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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            • 11 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            7.4 for def atm.

            1. All about the galacticos
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              i'd still go with regulon or semedo, just to have the 2m funds free.
              may want to upgrade podence,

    3. shiraz
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Not quite convince with watkins. podence might be rotated, so i will go for someone who nailed his spot and deliver - JRod

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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          • 11 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Only got Watkins this GW but yeah, Podence is hopefully on it tonight.

          1. All about the galacticos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            I think watkins will do well against a high leeds press, just as they did against pool

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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              • 11 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Interesting, cheers.

      • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Jimenez to Kane imo but after Friday yeah

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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          • 11 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Would need another fail. Newcastle next is nice.

          1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            True if he looks good then would make sense to keep for that fixture.

      • TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Cheers all.

      • WALOR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Watkins + 5.5 = Kane

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yeah, if Leeds are decent and Burnley are terrible.

          1. WALOR
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Leeds will be in 3rd place going into GW6

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              I'll be selling Jim and Watkins then.

      • JasonG123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Think you should get Kane for Jimmy/Watkins or Hamez for Podence, but obviously see how Wolves go tonight.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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          • 11 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Cheers. Not sure how Spurs will do after the midweek game as they start to tire.

    4. subhojit123
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Given spurs current form...and already owning Son, shud I go for a double up with Kane? Based on upcoming fixtures which combo do u guys suggest -
      1. Ings, Jiminez -> Kane, Bayshuayi
      2. Stick with Ings, Jiminez

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yes but not Michy. CPL don't score many

        1. subhojit123
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Thanks...I wud b left with 6.5
          Whom do u suggest?

          1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Ollie W

            1. subhojit123
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Thanks buddy

    5. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Ings to DCL should not be a priority transfer right? I would have made the switch on WC but I just don't think it's worth using an FT on right now..

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        What score do you expect that game?

        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          I would say something like 3-1 Everton but I can see Ings being on the scoresheet

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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            • 11 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            DCL would be too with no Richo.
            Villa or Newcastle GW7 looks an easy swap?

            1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              True, yeah I think that looks good, have to make that switch at some point anyway or DCL will keep going up in price and away from me. Cheers!

      2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yep

      3. Urchin
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        If on free, do it i feel.

    6. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Early thoughts?

      Martinez Button
      TAA PVA Lamptey Dallas Mitchell
      Salah Son Grealish Barkley
      Kane DCL Brewster

      1 FT 3.7 itb

      A. Jack to Bruno
      B. Barkley to Rashy
      C. Dallas or Mitchell to Robbo
      D. Save FT

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Who is the 5th mid? Maybe upgrade him as you'll probably hide Brewster.

        1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Soucek

          Will never remove him, unless ACL

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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            • 11 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Guess it's C this GW as should be easy CS. Long term, not so sure.

            1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Thats what people said. No VVD though. Plus Brewster might be fired up

      2. Nabs Kebabs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Robbo in for Mitchell

      3. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        C

        1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Dallas or Mitchy?

          1. Holmes
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Mitch

      4. Urchin
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        C

      5. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        thanks all

    7. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Save ft this gw?

      Martinez
      Robbo lamptey Ward
      Salah son pulisic James Grealish
      Kane dcl

      Forster Dallas Brewster branthwaite

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yep

      2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Definitely

      3. WALOR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Save, barring injuries

    8. white lightning
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Just after some advice please. My current defense:
      Robertson, Saiss, R. James, Justin, Mitchell

      I want to sell R. James so which replacement option do you like:
      (a) Lamptey or
      (b) Dallas or
      (c) 1 of the Palace 4.5's Ward/Cahill or
      (d) any option I haven't considered

      I have zero bank. Thanks.

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        B

      2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        A or save it, Cresswell later

      3. Urchin
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Targett

        1. white lightning
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Already have Martinez, Steer & Grealish...if I didn't I would probably get a Villa defender. Cheers.

      4. white lightning
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Lamptey or Dallas I'll be contemplating but I'll probably have both over the next 2 weeks. Lamptey seems to have the better matchup in gw6 so Dallas can come in gw7.

    9. Urchin
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Hi DZ
      Thinking Wilson and Mitro to DCL and Watkins for -4

      McCarthy
      TAA Bellerin Justin Lamptey Semedo
      Salah Son JRod Klich Bissouma
      Kane Wilson Mitrovic

      1.7 itb

      1. Urchin
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Should i do it? Other thoughts?
        (Missed asking question in OP)

      2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        very good moves

      3. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Yes, Bamford can also work

    10. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Lookman, Cresswell and Coufal looked good.

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Might get Ceswell in GW8

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yeah, will get him if WC gets activated

      2. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Targett with a decent heatmap

    11. jimmy9
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Which of these look best? Fancying number 3 I think right now.
      1. KDB/ Jimenez -> Grealish/Kane (leaving 2.1m ITB).
      2. TAA/ Podence/KDB -> Semedo (5.5m)/Grealish/Mane (-4).
      3. TAA/KDB/Jimenez -> Konsa (4.9m)/ Mane/ Kane. (-4).

      McCarthy.
      TAA, Robbo, Mitchell.
      Salah, Son, KDB, Podence.
      DCL, Jimenez, Che.
      Button, Ayling, Justin, Bissouma.
      2ft, 0.0m ITB.

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        1

        1. Joggers Nipple
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          1

      2. Tambling5
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        TAA and Robbo outstanding chance of clean sheet next week as H to Sheff U. So no need for -4 to Kosa this week

    12. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Is Allison due back this week? Not sure to go double Liv D or not..

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 13 days ago

        No VVD... don't do it.

        1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Thats what I thought

        2. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          What he said

    13. Live Lad
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Early thoughts on this team:

      McCarthy
      Castagne, Saiss, TAA
      Salah (c), Mahrez, Grealish, Son
      Kane, DCL, Adams

      Subs: Steer, Mitchell, Bissouma, Ferguson

      0.3 itb, 1 FT

      (1) McCarthy to Martinez
      (2) Mahrez to Hamez
      (3) Both for -4

      Mahrez is playing on the right and might keep his place but not expecting FPL returns with others doing the job, while Hamez is middle of most attacks. Esp with Richy is out he will go up more?

      Want Martinez. Clean sheets and saves. Has good fixtures, too

      Please help. Che Adams stays for now, maybe till I WC.
      Thanks.

      1. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Mahrez to Pulisic.

      2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        2

    14. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Can't see past Salah or Mane for the captaincy this week. Liverpool will put 4+ past this dire Sheffield United side, imo. See no reason why most people should (C) anyone else.

      1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Salah (c) all day.

        1 week when we do not to overthink about it

      2. Nabs Kebabs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        would be tempted by Sterling if I owned.

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Own him and not tempted at all. City attack has yet to return it their best and West Ham aren't terrible. However, if they look better midweek that could change things.

      3. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I’m tempted to keep the armband on Kane tbh

      4. Live Lad
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Salah defo. Kane/ Son will not explode this week.

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Burnley have conceded the lowest xGA in the league so it seems their defense is better than it has looked so far.

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 13 days ago

            *With 3 matches played, didn't notice that part. xGA of 3.65 and 8 goals conceded

    15. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Early thoughts on below?

      Martinez
      Robbo Lamptey Saiss
      Son Salah Barkley Pulisic
      Kane Jimmy DCL

      Forster Mitchell Justin Burke

      1. Kakashi Of The Leaf
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Thats my team lol. Except the 2 4.5 defenders.

    16. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      KWP and Pulisic
      To
      Reguilon and Zaha?

      1. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Na, keep Pulisic

        1. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Essentially I'm conceding I should have gone Reg and Zaha on my WC

          Pulisic pissed me off but I feel like he should be kept too yea

          No other way to get Reguilon who I really want. He looked marvelous and I have Kane and Son.

          Losing Hames the only other possible choice tbh

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Don't loose Rodriguez, he's likely to be playing more advanced without Rich.

            1. Stupendous
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              I don't want to!

              Do without Reg for now I guess

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Don’t like it, why remove Puli already it’s been 1 week

    17. Taegugk Warrior
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A. KDB to sterling
      B. KDB to Bruno
      C. KDB + JIMENEZ to GREALISH + KANE (-4)

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        One for Friday

      2. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I did KDB > Stirling this morning.

        1. Taegugk Warrior
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          actually considering KDB > Mane too... Still not convinced with City right now.

    18. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I’m yet to be killed in rank with no Spurs... what to do with this?

      Mccarthy Steer
      TAA Justin Taylor Ayling Lewis
      Salah Sterling Barnes Soucek Bissouma
      Werner Jimi DCL

      0.9 itb, 2FTs

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 13 days ago

        TAA -> Reguilon/Chillwell, Jimi -> Kane/Aguero

        How much faith do you have in Soucek?

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 13 days ago

          I’ve tried that but and don’t mind it but really want Barnes gone tbh, given his fixtures and Leicester’s form

          Plenty of faith in Soucek, still see him as incredible value at 4.9... I could get rid now and bring back on WC though

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Could upgrade Barnes to Son instead of the latter option I gave

    19. Kakashi Of The Leaf
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Barkley wasnt really involves yesterday. Was he? His long shots are quite better than his general play although which does benefit you in Fpl

    20. slavkob
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Did Zaha to Grealish and Reguilon to Aurier. Gave strong thoughts about Martinez but went with Ryan. That alone cost me 17 points. I'm on 72 with Semedo left but with that moves it could have been a great jump. Such a shame.

      1. slavkob
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        On Saturday morning*

    21. slavkob
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Should I go Martinez to Ryan for a hit? I know Ryan got WBA next but if Martinez jumps in price I won't be able to afford it.

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Hell no

        1. slavkob
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Ryan to Martinez*

      2. slavkob
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Sorry Ryan to Martinez

    22. SpagBol
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Which option on WC and why?

      A) Robbo and Brewster (play 4-4-2)
      OR
      B) Van Aanholt and Watkins (play 3-4-3)

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Easy B

      2. Marcon
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        B for sure (if expecting PVA to start next game).

    23. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      McCarthy 4.0
      TAA Saiss Dier Justin 4.0
      Salah Son Havertz Soucek 4.5
      Kane Jimenez Wilson

      1. Wildcard
      2. Hold out until Manchester clubs start becoming the new template

      1. aleksios
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        2.

    24. chaser123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Any ideas how much longer Ferguson is out for?

    25. JasonG123
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Watkins or Maupay on WC? The idea is that they’re an Antonio placeholder for 2 weeks time, but I could also consider keeping them if they’re performing.

      1. SpagBol
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I'm going Watkins

        1. JasonG123
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yeah leaning that way - his fixtures are better, both for the next two and long-term.

      2. Winston.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Get Antonio right away?

    26. Trentino
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Ings DCL Jimmy to

        Antonio DCL Kane

        For -8?

        1. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Think DCL > DCL cancels a transfer out right lol.

      • aleksios
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Barnes to Bruno or Son for a hit?

        1. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Son 🙂

      • De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I have exact cash to do Jimi > Kane for -4. Worth it guys?

        Ryan
        Digne Robbo Mitchell
        Puli Son Salah Barnes
        DCL Wood Jimi

        1. aleksios
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yes.

        2. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yep

        3. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Considering the same but not doing anything til Friday... too many midweek games.

          1. De Gea is GOAT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Cheers guys. Surely his price will be up by then though? :/

            1. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              yup but moving early could bite you like KdB last week, I've 3.7 ITB so can afford to wait