Scout Notes

Werner stars, James benched and Pulisic on the right: how Chelsea’s FPL assets fared

Chelsea 3-3 Southampton

  • Goals: Timo Werner (£9.3m) x2, Kai Havertz (£8.4m) | Danny Ings (£8.5m), Che Adams (£5.8m), Jannik Vestergaard (£4.5m)
  • Assists: Ben Chilwell (£5.7m), Jorginho (£5.2m), Werner | Adams, Theo Walcott (£5.8m)
  • Bonus: Werner x3, Adams x2, Ings x1

The first of two six-goal thrillers we witnessed over the weekend saw Chelsea and Southampton share the spoils at Stamford Bridge.

While not quite as catastrophic as Tottenham Hotspur’s capitulation, Chelsea’s own surrender saw them relinquish 2-0 and 3-2 leads and, like their rivals from north London, concede a stoppage-time equaliser.

Timo Werner (£9.3m) and Kai Havertz (£8.4m) at least opened their Premier League accounts as Chelsea’s new-look attack showed signs of promise, with the former playing a part in all three of the hosts’ goals and banking a 16-point haul.

Che Adams (£5.8m) also belatedly found form, setting up Danny Ings (£8.5m) for Southampton’s first goal before finding the net himself.

NOT BEFORE TIME-O

Looking more Fernando Torres than Diego Costa in the opening month of the campaign, Werner has suffered over two million sales and seen his Fantasy Premier League ownership halve since Gameweek 1.

There was belated reward for those who persisted with him on Saturday and the first real signs of the confident goal-getter we saw in the Bundesliga last season.

He made a mockery of Jan Bednarek (£4.5m) for Chelsea’s opener, dummying the Pole before cutting inside to fire a deflected effort past Alex McCarthy (£4.5m), and his second goal was superbly taken from a Jorginho (£5.2m) ball over the top of the Saints’ defence.

The omens were there from an early stage of this match, with the German seeing a header chalked off for offside and dragging a shot off-target from wide-left of the visitors’ area before he broke the deadlock.

Frank Lampard said of his striker’s display:

Really good individual goals in terms of how he made them for himself. He looked sharp. Our combination play in the first half was really sharp. For Timo to get those goals, it will be great for him in terms of getting his confidence, those first Premier League goals. So I’m really pleased and we’ll see a lot more of that from him.

In hindsight, this was all very obvious: a period of adaptation was needed as he adjusted to a new league and the inevitable improvement would arrive when he got up to full speed, as well as when Chelsea’s first-choice picks around him returned from injury.

The link-up play with his new teammates in the first half especially was hopefully a sign of things to come, although with strikers outperforming him above and below his price-point, much more is needed before anyone can indulge in the “punishing sellers” nonsense.

PULISIC ALL RIGHT

Christian Pulisic (£8.3m) made his first start of the season in Saturday’s game, blanking in an 86-minute showing against the Saints but “assisting the assister” for Chelsea’s third goal.

Too much more couldn’t have been expected of the American given that he had been out for three months through injury but he may not have been helped by his starting position.

Deployed on the right flank rather than his usual left wing, Pulisic showed some nice touches and a decent understanding with his new teammates but little of the penalty box menace that saw him come to prominence in FPL at the back-end of last season.

The consensus seems to be that Pulisic will be moved back over to the left when Hakim Ziyech (£7.9m) is deemed match-fit enough for a start and that indeed happened when the Moroccan was introduced as a second-half substitute.

Werner’s tendency to drift wide and Ben Chilwell‘s (£5.7m) forays up the wing could theoretically cause congestion on the left flank when Pulisic is stationed there but much of the joy he found last season was when he cut inside into central areas, so that may only serve to help him.

Lampard certainly seems keen on sticking with a 4-2-3-1 to accommodate his wealth of attacking options, saying afterwards:

Change needs work on the training ground, we haven’t had much of that so sometimes the work in progress is in games and today there were loads of great things from the 4-2-3-1, particularly in the first half.

In the second half I wouldn’t blame the shape of the team, more that we didn’t deal with the fact that Southampton were really keen to put us under pressure in their own half. We wanted to miss out their press, we didn’t do enough and that meant we turned the ball over in our own half, which irrespective of shape is always a problem.

INTO THE ATT-HAK

Ziyech made his first competitive appearance in a Chelsea shirt at the weekend, being handed an 18-minute cameo by his manager.

A set-piece specialist at Ajax, the Morocco international immediately made himself known at dead-ball situations and took the Blues’ two corners in the final quarter of an hour.

Ziyech is probably where Pulisic and Havertz were a month ago, with a few weeks needed before we can make an educated reading of his Fantasy potential.

The winger said after the game of his understanding with Messrs Pulisic, Werner and Havertz:

I’ve been out for a couple of weeks. But the last couple of weeks we’ve trained a lot and you can feel there is something, it just takes time to let it work.

REECE RISK

Chelsea haven’t had a settled back four (or five) since Frank Lampard’s appointment and the fact that even the hitherto “nailed” Cesar Azpilicueta (£5.9m) is now deemed a rotation risk speaks volumes over the uncertainty in the Blues’ backline.

Reece James (£5.0m) always looked a precarious pick from the outset and so it has proved over the last two Gameweeks, with the young right-back an unused substitute in the 4-0 win over Crystal Palace a fortnight ago and then reduced to a five-minute cameo against Southampton on Saturday.

His 14-point haul on the opening weekend illustrates the rewards on offer when he does play, with his potential for bonus points as appealing as his attacking threat.

But a dearth of clean sheets under Lampard (just 10 in 43 matches) and the week-to-week unreliability will be too much for some, especially while Azpilicueta remains a viable alternative at right-back.

Edouard Mendy (£5.0m) might end up being the tonic that the ailing Chelsea defence needs but he was sidelined on Saturday, with Kepa Arrizabalaga (£4.8m) again fragile between the posts and partly at fault for Saints’ second goal.

Lampard said of Mendy’s recovery:

Mendy is at the minute injured and probably will be fit in the next week or two weeks and then that will be the decision for me to make about who plays.

SAINTS MARCHING

After some early-season wobbles, Southampton are now three games unbeaten in the Premier League.

Both of their clean sheets have arrived against two very limited attacks, however, and in James Rodriguez (£7.9m), Everton – Southampton’s opponents in Gameweek 6 – have a ball-player who can unpick that now infamous high defensive line in the manner than Jorginho did for Chelsea’s second goal.

The Ings/Adams partnership continues to improve at the other end and the aggressive high press again paid dividends in west London, with Havertz and Kepa folding under pressure for the visitors’ first and second goals.

Everton oughtn’t hold any fear for Ings and co, with the Toffees having made more “defensive errors” (six) in Opta’s eyes than any other team this season.

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side will head to Goodison Park without loanee Theo Walcott (£5.8m), who is ineligible to face his parent club, but the winger had a decent second debut and claimed the assist for Saints’ late leveller, with his manager saying:

Today it was more than okay, really. It wasn’t easy for him to step in immediately, do what we want to do and how we want to do it. He showed some good running with the ball, was calm in possession.


Chelsea XI (4-2-3-1): Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Zouma, Chilwell; Jorginho, Kante; Pulisic (James 87′), Havertz, Mount (Ziyech 72′); Werner (Abraham 90′).

Southampton XI (4-4-2): McCarthy; Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Bertrand; Walcott, Romeu (Diallo 87′), Ward-Prowse, Redmond (Tella 77′); Adams (Long 86′), Ings.

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815 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    I'm 0.1 off the dream team so will have to be Zaha over Grealish!

    Martinez
    Robertson Lamptey KWP
    Salah Son Rodriguez Grealish
    Kane Jimi DCL
    Steer Ayling Stephens Mitchell

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Arise, Sir Super Saints!

    2. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Zaha and grealish are same price?

      1. Stram Dunk
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 5 days ago

        both 7.2, yes

      2. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Owned Zaha since 7

    3. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Ayling > Lewis?

  2. Bennyboy1907
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Pulisic and jiminez to foden and Kane (-8)??

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        No

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        When did you get Pulisic?

      3. Bennyboy1907
          1 month, 5 days ago

          For KDB this week

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Bit rash then

        • Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Selling Pulisic lol.

        • Stormbringer22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Surely you got Pulisic this week. You want to sell him after 1 blank?

        • Bennyboy1907
            1 month, 5 days ago

            He’s got Man Utd next ?

            1. No Professionals
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Who are appalling defensively

            2. Stormbringer22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 5 days ago

              So?

          • Bennyboy1907
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Need to sell to fund Kane tho

            • Gudjohnsen
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Foden is an awful pick imo

          • Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Lose one:

            A) Ings (form)
            B) Jimenez (fixtures)

            1. Kannbury
                1 month, 5 days ago

                B to come good.

              • The Knights Template
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                Play form

              • Pukki Blinders
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 5 days ago

                A but reassess after wolves game

              • puhd
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                Jimmy

              • Your Man With The Hair
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                b

            2. puhd
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              How are these moves:

              Out:
              Mitro, Jimmy, Sterling

              In:
              DCL, Kane, Grealish

              for a -8

              Or do I do those moves on a WC (I would also ship Vinagre and MCarthy for Konsa and Martinez if I WC)

            3. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Think I might be able to save a transfer for the first time this season...

              McCarthy
              TAA, Digne, Saiss, Ayling
              Salah(c), Son, Rodriguez
              Kane, DCL, Watkins

              Soucek, Bissouma, Ferguson... 2.6 itb

              What do you reckon?
              Only xfers Im tempted to make are McCarthy -> Martinez or possibly Soucek -> Zaha/Grealish

              1. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                If it doesn't impact your starting XI don't make a transfer is my rule (unless you'll burn 2 FTs).

                Hold looks good.

                1. Bubz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  I’d bench Ayling and play Grealish/Zaha of course, not sure it’s worth a transfer or not though

                  1. Camzy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Hmm maybe then. I'd probably get Grealish.

                    1. Pegboy
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      If you're going to get Grealish anyway, make the transfer now. If you're only 'likely' to, I'd save the FT, and give yourself more freedom next week. E.g. You might want to get rid of TAA and use the money to do Soucek>Pulisic for Chelsea's decent fixtures.

              2. puhd
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                sweet team

              3. Stormbringer22
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 5 days ago

                I think you are good to save.

              4. Gudjohnsen
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                Yeah would hold imo.

                You got 5 of the essential players for next gw.

            4. Trophé Mourinho
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Salah captain for next two right? Even over Kane, Bruno and Son?

              1. Kannbury
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Yes.

                • 1569Tippins
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  It’s a yes from me

              2. Pukki Blinders
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 5 days ago

                Trent vs Robertson
                Shots in the box: 0 v 4
                Big chances: 0 v 2
                Pen area touches: 6 v 22
                Final third touches: 154 v 218
                Big chances created: 2 v 3

                Why do we still have TAA?

                1. Stormbringer22
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Cause it costs a transfer. That is literally the only thing stopping me from swapping.

                2. puhd
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  i sold him

                3. Make United Great Again
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  What’s the reason for this. Why isn’t Trent attacking? So weird

                  1. Pukki Blinders
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Considering it’s his strength it’s very weird. Henderson has been occupying his position up on the wing

                  2. Trophé Mourinho
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Maybe he is trying to work on his defensive side a bit more? And struggling to find a balance

              3. Bennyboy1907
                  1 month, 5 days ago

                  Best 6mil midfielder??

                  1. Stormbringer22
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    McGinn

                  2. puhd
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    chilwell the popular pick

                    1. puhd
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      sorry i understood defender

                  3. Tonyawesome69
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    Barkley - seems like the one playing behind Watkins

                • Kannbury
                    1 month, 5 days ago

                    A. Start Basham ( v liv )

                    B. T/F to Robertson ( -4 )

                    1. Pukki Blinders
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      B worth the risk

                      1. Kannbury
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          Thanks, am thinking so too.

                    2. Stormbringer22
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 5 days ago

                      I've just made an account for Fantasy Champions League and have realised that I have no clue what players to have 😀 The only 2 I feel certain on are Haaland and Lewandowski.

                      Any tips for cheapies to bulk out the squad?

                      1. Joey Tribbiani
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          I think one of the Atletico Madrid fullbacks is quite cheap

                      2. Fuddled FC
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        I have exact money for?

                        Dier & Soucek > Mings & Barkley (-4)

                        If I don't do these moves I have an issue in defensive and i would have to play Brewster v Pool or Soucek v MCI

                        Would you do it?

                        1. Pukki Blinders
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          Soucek is better than Barkley

                          1. Fuddled FC
                            • 8 Years
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            Possibly but not in FPL terms imo and Barkleys fixtures are far better in the short and medium term

                            1. Pukki Blinders
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              After the next 2 Id be wanting Soucek over Barkley. And yes Soucek is better than Barkley in fpl terms imo

                              1. Fuddled FC
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                I respectively disagree, Soucek has 1 assist in 5 gw's, Barklay has scored in last 2 games with a sea of green fixtures ahead.

                                Thanks for the response though, appreciated..

                        2. puhd
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          Those moves are not appealing to me

                        3. stu92
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          Brewster must be sure to score in that game surely?

                      3. stu92
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 5 days ago

                        Want Salah, need to downgrade someone to free up cash. Which combo is better? DCL is my only other striker, and I already have Robbo in defence.

                        A) Jimenez & Ruben Dias/Chilwell
                        B) TAA & Maupay

                        1. Trophé Mourinho
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          A

                        2. Kannbury
                            1 month, 5 days ago

                            B.

                        3. jonnybhoy
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          Morning guys

                          TAA, Pondence + Jiminez to Konsa, Zaha and Kane for -4pts

                        4. Camzy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 5 days ago

                          Seems there's good surgery talk this morning.

                          Martinez Forster
                          Semedo Saiss Lamptey James Mitchell
                          Salah Son Havertz Grealish Foden
                          DCL Jimi Davis

                          I have metric tons ITB.

                          A) Jimi > Kane
                          B) Havertz > Mane
                          C) Foden + Davis > Kane + Stephens -4

                          Those are the moves I'm thinking of. Will wait on Jimi but leaning A more and more. Don't really want rid of Foden.

                          1. Dexters Laboratory
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              I done A last week and have him the (C). He's my (VC) this week and probably will have the armband come GW8 again. If Jiminez scores do C if be doesn't do A

                            • Trophé Mourinho
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              I did A, but not overly happy losing Jimi. But the fact is Kane is on fire, explosive, and captain material. Jimi certainly ain’t a captain, but he is always a reliable option.
                              I’m sure Jimi will get his revenge...

                            • Boz
                              • 8 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              A looks a safe bet

                            • Tonyawesome69
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              A for me. Havertz is ticking over nicely just now. Kane's potential points ceiling is way higher than Jimenez at the moment.

                            • Gudjohnsen
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              I'm even contemplating doing A for a hit.

                            • Buck The Trent
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              C

                          2. Dexters Laboratory
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              A) Hav/Pulisic - JRod/Grealish
                              B) RJames - Chilwell/Digne
                              C) Both -4

                            • IRBOX ⚽
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 5 days ago

                              The single most crucial variable for doing well at FPL is captaincy picks. Even a mediocre squad can far outperform the best squad possible if nailing captaincy picks week in week out. Destroys some of the beauty of the game for me, however, praying for Jimenez (C) to do well against Leeds

                              1. Kannbury
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  I'm praying for the same.

                                • Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  I still don’t forget captaining 10 blanks in a row at the start of last season

                                  1. IRBOX ⚽
                                    • 3 Years
                                    1 month, 5 days ago

                                    Exactly, season defining and often just purely unlucky

                                    1. CrouchDown
                                      • 8 Years
                                      1 month, 5 days ago

                                      I don't understand why people view it as pure luck.

                                      You pick your team from a pool of players based on them scoring better than the rest. Picking your captain is the same thing.

                                      1. IRBOX ⚽
                                        • 3 Years
                                        1 month, 5 days ago

                                        Have a look at how the top captain picks have performed so far this season and then get back to me champion..

                                • Trophé Mourinho
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  The armband doesn’t normally bother me too much. But is is sickening when you make a bad captain pick, however the rest of your team does well so it’s not too bad. Then someone with a not so good team matches me purely for the right captain choice, when the rest of their team did rubbish.
                                  That bugs me..

                                • Pompel
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 6 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Flip side it means it is possible to turn around a bad start in second half of season, ditto a successful BB + TC.

                                • Gnu
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 11 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Surely a game where the rules and format have been in place since Adam was a boy would suggest that it's a pretty solid system that anybody who's played for a season will understand let alone multiple seasons.
                                  This is a fantasy football site that is inundated with 'look at my score, look at how well I've done this week' posts, I don't see many/any posts saying ' I've scored xxx points this week, wow look how lucky I am at this game.
                                  So, the beauty of this game is destroyed by you picking a captain, that was slightly left field, not in the top10 captain picks for the week with less than 2% of the vote and hasn't even played yet.!!!! and you think the it destroys the beauty of the game.
                                  Time to grow a pair me thinks, this is quite a pathetic post from somebody so quick to hand out their opinion and belittle those that don't agree.
                                  It's quite simple, pick a captain that you think will score the most this week.....tried and trusted format that everyone understands.

                                  If Jiminez had scored big (and still might btw) you'd be on here bragging on how clever you were in picking an under the radar captain.
                                  True?

                              2. Lucky Z
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Guys, have both PVA and Mitchell.

                                What would be your advise on issue with 1FT and 0.5 ITB.

                                1. Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Keep both

                                  1. Lucky Z
                                    • 3 Years
                                    1 month, 5 days ago

                                    Whom to start? PVA obviously?

                                    1. Pukki Blinders
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 5 days ago

                                      Yup should start

                              3. Montyville
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Wondering who the best Van Dyke replacements are, given he will be out for some time? I need to work on my defence but VVD is the priority. My other defenders are Doherty, Saiss, Dallas, Webster... Thoughts?

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

                                  1 FT

                                2. Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  VVD needs to go, so does Doherty. I’d get Targett and maybe PVA/Chilwell to replace

                                3. Trophé Mourinho
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Well the best defenders at the moment Imo are, in no particular order;
                                  Chilwell, A Villain, Lamptey, Reguilon, Robbo, Castagne, Digne/Keane, Cresswell.
                                  Most make this list for their attacking prowess, Villains make it for for looking decent at the back.
                                  Doherty will probably start next, but also an issue for you

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

                                    Cheers guys - thankfully my midfield and attack are doing exceptionally well - I will look at these options. I still have my WC and will hold on for now. Villa have a reasonable run to Christmas so perhaps thats the best plan and will save some money. Is MINGS THE BEST VILLAIN?

                              4. wilson007
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                McCarthy Steer
                                TAA Justin Taylor Mitchell Vinagre*
                                Salah Son JRod Soucek Bissouma
                                Kane Werner DCL

                                1FT 0.6ITB

                                A) Hold
                                B) Vinagre -> ?
                                C) Other

                                Thanks all.

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

                                  A - presuming you have 1 FT

                              5. No Professionals
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Should the fixture difficulty be scrapped and just make everyone green?

                              6. Your Man With The Hair
                                • 9 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                On a WC, and given the insane amount of goals so far I'm divesting in my defence.
                                Is the front 7 worth the poop back 4?

                                McCarthy
                                Lamptey | Justin | Dalls (Mitchel, 3.9m)
                                Salah | Fernadez | Son | Rodriguez (Stephens)
                                Werner | DCL | Jimi

                                1. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  I am not a jimi fan on a wildcard, go as explosive as u can on a wildcard.

                                2. Camzy
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  That back 4 is dire. You're keeping Jimi on WC?

                                3. No Professionals
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  On wildcard I’d be wanting an easy route in to city for where their fixtures change.

                                4. Trophé Mourinho
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  The defence is too weak, i would get Martínez not McCarthy. If you are really set on Martínez, then maybe a Villa defender instead. But you need one kinda premium like Digne or Chilwell

                                  1. Trophé Mourinho
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 5 days ago

                                    really set on McCarthy*

                                5. John Nerdelbaum
                                  • 8 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Surely you want Kane on a WC
                                  Burnley, Brighton and West Brom to come
                                  I'd still want a Robbo there and you could end up with just Lamptey and Dallas further down the line

                                  1. Trophé Mourinho
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 5 days ago

                                    He must be a Chelsea fan to have Werner and not Kane. Only logical explanation

                                6. Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  That backline is deplorable

                              7. Gudjohnsen
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Has Auba been the biggest flop this season?

                                1. Camzy
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Nah. He's performed as expected given the tough fixtures.

                                2. No Professionals
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  The fact I’ve forgotten he exists probably says yes

                                3. Hakim Ziyech
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  After he signed da thing 😆

                              8. Tosa86
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                My actual FPL team:

                                Martinez - Ryan
                                mitchell - chilwell - taa - saiss - castagne
                                zaha - alzate - son - kdb - jrod
                                DCL - jimmy - wilson

                                ItB: 1.8
                                FT:1

                                1) TAA.Jimmy --> keane or mings , kane (-4)?
                                2) kdb, jimmy --> bruno, kane (-4)

                                suggestion?

                              9. trafalgarlaw
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                What to do here
                                1 FT, 3.4 ITB

                                McCarthy Nyland
                                VVD Justin Digne Mitchell Ayling
                                Salah Son Podence Barnes Bissouma
                                DCL Jimenez Ings

                                Get Aguero for Jimenez/Ings ?
                                Get rid VVD ?
                                Or get rid Podence/Barnes for Pulisic/Rodriguez ?

                                1. waltzingmatildas
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  VVD is probably the weakest link there

                              10. waltzingmatildas
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Got exact money for:
                                Sterling and Jimmy - Mane and Kane (-4)
                                Do it?

                                1. No Professionals
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Feels wrong, looking at next week's fixtures it could pay off. Who would you be captaining?

                                  1. waltzingmatildas
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 10 Years
                                    1 month, 5 days ago

                                    City's goal threat isn't what it normally is and Mane looks great.
                                    Kane could go to Kun if they start performing
                                    Without those transfers, I guess I would captain Son?

                                    1. No Professionals
                                      • 3 Years
                                      1 month, 5 days ago

                                      Don’t own salah?

                                      1. waltzingmatildas
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 10 Years
                                        1 month, 5 days ago

                                        Nope!

                                        1. No Professionals
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 5 days ago

                                          Hm I’d do it but with salah over mane. Salah and Kane look the go to captaincy options for ten next 4 weeks. Then Kane to aguero looks juicy for a couple of plum home games.

                                          1. waltzingmatildas
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 10 Years
                                            1 month, 5 days ago

                                            Cheers mate. I know Salah is the sensible option, but I just prefer Mane over Salah.
                                            Thanks though

                              11. Hakim Ziyech
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Surprised people don’t have Hakim in their squads for this gw

                                1. Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Bit biased

                                  1. Hakim Ziyech
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 5 days ago

                                    Yeah a bit biased but @ 7.9 & up against man utd, people can’t have a better option 😉

                                2. Garlana
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 5 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Why would you be?

                                  1. Hakim Ziyech
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 5 days ago

                                    United can’t defend

                                    1. Trophé Mourinho
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 5 days ago

                                      Neither can Chelsea lol, goals gonna be flying in that game. Bruno is probably a great captain call

                                      1. Hakim Ziyech
                                        • 1 Year
                                        1 month, 5 days ago

                                        Yes

                                3. No Professionals
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  So many players in good form, it doesn’t make much sense to gamble on someone coming back from injury

                                  1. Hakim Ziyech
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 5 days ago

                                    Fair enough.
                                    Just felt I should let the community know that I will score there this gw

                              12. Miguel Sanchez
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Any opinion on Konsa vs Targett?

                                1. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Goal vs assists
                                  May be Similar output at the end
                                  Prefer goals atm so konsa for me!!!

                                2. Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Targett on FKs, save yourself 0.5

                                  1. Miguel Sanchez
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 5 days ago

                                    Cheers, only 0.1 between these two

                              13. villian-ty
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Why are people getting villa assets? I think they are abit flukey, played two of the bottom sides

                                1. No Professionals
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Great point. Everyone stop getting villa players.

                                  Please.

                                2. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Look at their gameplay, u loved it !!! Last season relegation fodder team improves a lot !!!

                                3. Miguel Sanchez
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  They look well organised since lockdown and defence has improved further with the addition of a quality keeper. Am adding a defender to Martinez who will soon be the template GK.

                              14. pundit of punts
                                • 7 Years
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Good to go?

                                Martinez
                                Coady - Lamptey - Mitchell
                                Salah - Son - Mahrez - Rodriguez - Grealish
                                Ings - Jimenez

                                Button - KWP - Taylor - Brewster

                                Cash in the bank for Jimenez > Kane next gw.

                                1. Trophé Mourinho
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Yea looks ok, I admire the fact you aren’t getting Kane this week. Has Burnley, still think he can nick 1 maybe 2, but I don’t think he is a captain pick.

                              15. Back sack and Dack
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 5 days ago

                                Spurs and Villa look the teams to be getting on with the fixtures, but what do you think is the best combo?

                                Kane + Barkley or Son + Watkins

                                1. Trophé Mourinho
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Lol the first one, is this a trick question 😀
                                  Maybe McGinn over Barkley though

                                2. Camzy
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  I had the same decision last week and went Son + Watkins. I still think it's better because it's cheaper.

                                3. K_UN_DE_BRU_YNE
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  Kane + barkley it seems although son is season keeper for me !!! Nothing wrong in that doubleup combo !!!

                                4. popey
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 5 days ago

                                  i finished with 3 from each on WC last week

                                  fixtures, form and club allegience made that fairly straight forwards.

                                  Some easy switches out down the track if needed too with fiture swings and form etc e.g. Watkins > Antonio, Kane > Aguero etc