Scout Notes

Which of Villa’s FPL assets impressed in their win over Vardy-less Leicester?

Leicester City 0-1 Aston Villa

  • Goals: Ross Barkley (£5.9m)
  • Assists: John McGinn (£5.5m)
  • Bonus: Barkley x3, Emiliano Martinez (£4.7m) x2, Tyrone Mings (£5.1m) x1, Matty Cash (£5.0m) x1

A 91st-minute winner from Ross Barkley (£5.9m) maintained Aston Villa’s perfect start to the season as Leicester lost at home for the second straight Gameweek.

The Chelsea loanee took John McGinn‘s (£5.5m) pass and drove towards the Foxes box before hitting a low shot past Kasper Schmeichel (£5.5m) into the bottom corner to make it four wins on the trot for Dean Smith’s side.

In a season of drama, controversy and so many goals, Sunday night’s encounter was of the old school – tight, cagey and, at times, rather dull.

But Villa’s win and Leicester’s woes ensured there was plenty of Fantasy interest.

Choices, Choices…

Last year’s main move by many in Fantasy Premier League (FPL) was a double-up on Liverpool defenders, with a third place in people’s squads for one of the Reds’ exalted front three.

Now, there’s a growing argument that a Villa triple-up is required.

Such is their strength at present, there are Fantasy contenders across the pitch.

Emiliano Martinez (£4.7m), who brought in save and bonus points on Sunday, is the leading FPL points scorer among goalkeepers, while Tyrone Mings (£5.1m) tops the defenders’ chart.

The team also has two midfielders – Jack Grealish (£7.2m) and McGinn – and striker Ollie Watkins (£6.0m) in their respective top tens.

Barkley, with 20 points overall, is close to joining that roll of honour, with 18 of those points having come from his two Villa games, both of which he’s scored in.

The key question is whether Villa’s form is sustainable.

Manager Smith is, as you’d expect, not getting carried away:

To come here, keep a clean sheet and play as well as we did is very pleasing. It’s important we keep our feet firmly on the ground and stay humble.

But with a fine fixture list all the way through to Boxing Day, the prospects of more of the same from Villa look very strong indeed.

McGinn The Groove

How to tap into all this is good stuff is tricky.

Grealish’s 24-point haul against Liverpool meant he went into the Leicester game with double the owners and his blank on Sunday hasn’t dampened managers’ enthusiasm – he’s again in the top five for transfers-in and his price has risen as a result.

The midfielder is all boom and bust so far. Other than his monster haul against Liverpool, he’s managed one eight-pointer and two blanks and he didn’t have a single shot at the King Power Stadium.

In fact, he had a poor game by his standards, with too many wrong choices made in the final third, mostly involving him holding on to the ball for far too long.

But his overall stats for the season – 14 chances created and nine attempts – are strong enough to ensure his 21% ownership will only rise at present.

The same cannot be said of Sunday’s assister, McGinn.

Five Villa players are currently in the top 30 for Gameweek 6 purchases. The 1.5%-owned McGinn is not one of them.

And yet the midfielder has been very consistent, with three straight returns, two of which were for double-digit hauls.

He now has a goal and four assists to his name this season and only Harry Kane (£10.7m) has set up more goals (seven).

Grealish is catching the eye and hoovering up the managers. McGinn remains the differential and currently frees up £1.7m in funds as well.

As for match-winner Barkley, Smith was generous with his praise:

We have seen Ross Barkley do that enough times for Everton and Chelsea so we are pleased he did it for us. It was touch and go whether he started. He had a knock to the knee, but a great goal and a real battling performance by the whole team.

But the midfielder’s previous record of burning brightly and then producing very little has clearly scarred FPL managers as he’s barely out-performing McGinn for purchases at present.

Pick A Defender, Any Defender

As well as being the leading FPL goalkeeper in terms of points, Martinez is also the most popular, with 21.6% ownership (and rising).

But you have to scroll a long way down the defenders list to find Villa names, with Mings (6.7%) and Ezri Konsa (£4.6m and 6.1%) the first to appear, even though the team has kept a league-leading three clean sheets.

The pair also lead the way among Villa’s backline for points – 30 and 28 respectively – with Matty Cash (18 points) and Matt Targett (£4.5m and 17pts) yet to produce attacking returns.

Targett, however, had two shots against the Foxes – no Villa player had more – while Cash has created four chances this season.

In terms of attacking points, the full-backs’ time will come, you feel, and Targett’s price tag could be a key factor for many.

No Vardy, No Party

Leicester out-shot their visitors 11-10, but barely stretched Martinez, a Youri Tielemans (£6.4m) effort the toughest of the five saves he had to make.

Much of the reason for that was down to the absence, with a calf injury, of striker Jamie Vardy (£10.1m).

Leicester started the season by scoring 12 goals in their first three matches, with five of them coming from the forward.

A deep-lying West Ham foiled the Foxes in Gameweek 4, but with no Vardy on Sunday, Villa could keep a higher line and not worry about being hurt in behind by Leicester’s other strikers, Kelechi Iheanacho (£5.7m) and Islam Slimani (£5.0m), who managed just two shots between them.

Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers delivered the latest news on Vardy post-match.

Jamie will probably miss Thursday (Europa League). It’s a recurrence of a problem he’s had for a number of years with his calves. This isn’t serious, so we’re hopeful he’ll be ready for the next league game.

That will be music to the ears of his 22.5% ownership, although a trip to a defensively-improved Arsenal next week is not the fixture for forwards it was last season.

Leicester’s squad is fairly strong, which is just as well with a growing injury list for Rodgers to manage, but they are not the same threat without Vardy to lead the line and stretch defences.

Fofana Impresses

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Another key man out injured, the 7.5%-owned Caglar Soyuncu (£5.5m), will not be returning any time soon, as Rodgers confirmed:

Caglar is more serious. The muscle has come right off the bone so he could be three months out.

His absence meant a debut for £32m Saint-Etienne signing Wesley Fofana (£5.0m), and the teenager was, generally, immaculate.

Rodgers was certainly a happy manager:

He was outstanding. Supporters will have great joy watching him. He’s got huge potential and he’ll be a big player for our future.

So while Vardy was sorely missed, Fofana ensured Soyuncu’s absence was fully covered – a welcome piece of news for the 20%+ of FPL managers hoping for future clean sheets from full-backs Timothy Castagne (£5.8m) and James Justin (£4.8m).


Leicester City XI (4-5-1): Schmeichel; Justin, Evans, Fofana, Castagne; Tielemans, Mendy (Choudhury 78′), Praet (Maddison 68′), Perez, Barnes, Iheanacho (Slimani 71′).

Aston Villa XI (4-5-1): Martinez; Cash, Konsa, Mings, Targett; Luiz, McGinn, Trezeguet (Traore 81′), Barkley, Grealish; Watkins.

PREMIUM MEMBERS ANALYSIS

LESSONS LEARNED FROM FPL GAMEWEEK 5

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  1. Whiskerz
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Looking good for next week?
    1ft. 0.3itb

    Martinez
    Lamptey. Robbo. Saiss
    Salah(c). Son. Jamez. Foden
    Jimenez. Kane(vc). DCL

    Dallas. Mitchell. Burke

    1. Ben White saved my life
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Nicely balanced. It's amazing how few Man U and City assets we see in teams (Bruno owner).

      1. Whiskerz
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Thanks. I am slightly tempted by Bruno, bit it would have to be son to make way and that just doesn't make sense at the moment.

    2. Azathoth
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      VG.

  2. The Red Devil
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Best midfield duo upto 17.2
    A- grealish + Rodriguez (double villa + double Everton)
    B- Bruno + McGinn (double Villa)
    C- Sterling + lookman
    D- Rashford + foden

    1. Whiskerz
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      A

    2. BOROBINGO
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      A

  3. Ben White saved my life
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Will Trent drop 0.1? Might get him in for James (already have Robbo).

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      have you checked the price change sites ?

      1. Ben White saved my life
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        No, just noticed he hasn't dropped despite a fair amount of transfers out. Feel he won't with Virgil injured.

        1. Zim0
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 7 days ago

          Probably a lot of wildcard transfers for him since gw1 so not accurate

          1. Ben White saved my life
            • 7 Years
            1 year, 7 days ago

            I just follow the chatter on here, will monitor. Expecting 10 points plus from Trent vs Sheffield who look in trouble.

  4. Do I Not Like Orange
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    2.4 ITB. Bruno > Salah (c) the move here?

    Martinez
    TAA Robbo Saiss
    Son Bruno Foden JRod
    Jimmy Ings Mitro

    Forster Lamptey Mitchell Burke

    1. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Nah keep Bruno. Do Jimmy or Ings to Kane

      1. Do I Not Like Orange
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Defo planning on getting Bruno back in once I downgrade TAA in a few weeks, feel Salah's EO will be huge this GW though.

        1. Zim0
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 7 days ago

          I dunno. Bruno can get snatch a goal out of nothing and Kane can easily match Salah on current form. Probably even do better.

          1. Do I Not Like Orange
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 year, 7 days ago

            Suppose European games could change everything. Bit worried Jose could instruct Spurs to shut up shop once they get 2 up after the West Ham debacle.

            1. Zim0
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 year, 7 days ago

              Yes it's a risk either way. No correct answer. Do what ur gut says

    2. Ben White saved my life
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Despite being a Bruno owner, I would bin for Mo (c) in your case.

  5. KneejerkJoe
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    I kneejerked to catch the price rises last night, but then there was None... couldn't resist Kane! Probably wont make up for it this week, but hope in the next 3?

    Digne + Klich + Jimenez -》Kilman + Kane + Barkley -8

    Would you bench Kilman or Chillwell?

    Martinez
    Saiss Kilman Lamptey
    Salah Sterling Son Hames Barkley
    Kane DCL
    ...Steer Chillwell Brewster Justin

    0,0itb

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Bench Kil for Chill. Not sure selling Digne and Jimenez will be that smart but agree Kane is looking essential

      1. Zim0
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        I'd bench Lamptey. Brighton defense not any good with their playing style and dunk will be missing next game too

        1. Konstaapeli
          • 5 Years
          1 year, 7 days ago

          But Lamptey plays like a winger and Brighton look quite good going forward.

      2. KneejerkJoe
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Thanks, I agree, Im not sure either..

        With Hames in the team I dont feel like Digne has the same appeal tho. Also dont think Wolves will score meny goals against grams like Newcastle and CPL.

        Can really backfire tho, but Kane is riseing quickly, dont want to miss the train. Also now I can get Aguero in easy for Kane if I like.

    2. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      That looks a great squad for the next few matches. A bit unblanced for the long term though.

      1. KneejerkJoe
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Thanks! Im monitoring Trent, and will probably get him in someway in the future. Dont rate their cs potensial without ved and Allison tho, Even tho I look at hun as a winger, you need the cs.

        Happy with my tv 103.1, hope that will be an advantage going forward

    3. Ben White saved my life
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      I'd bench Lamptey for Chilwell. - 8's are all the rage, I did one last gw to get back Son and Kane and went up 600k in rank. Those 2 players brought me great joy (not just points) to borrow from Marie Condo.

      1. KneejerkJoe
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Thanks! Ive been waiting for Lampteys hawl, dont know if I got it in be to bench him for WBA at home!?

        Great transfers bud, theres so better feeling than a hit or two paying off!

        Im a little scared of beeing to late for the Kane party tho. He obv cant keep this up. The extra tv plus their next 3 fixtures was too hard to resist tho.

        1. Ben White saved my life
          • 7 Years
          1 year, 7 days ago

          Actually scrap that, great fixture for Lamptey, wba are dung.

  6. FPL Doctor
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    What do do here? Good start sitting at 120k but just feel like I’m missing the high-owned players who are performing (mainly Kane and DCL). Also no LIV defence with 2 plump home fixtures concerns me.

    1FT 4.7ITB

    Ryan
    Saiss Digne KWP
    Salah Son Grealish Podence
    Werner Jimi Mitro

    McCarthy Bissouma Justin Ferg

    A) Save FT
    B) Wildcard
    C) Take a punt on Mitro —> Aguero
    D) Other

    1. The Head-Ake
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      I'd do Jimi to Kane/ Mitro to Kane

  7. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Rash moves ahead of supposedly price moves but don’t think it looks too bad. Reece James and Richarlison to Kilman and Kane (-4). Look GTG?

    Martinez
    Digne Saiss Kilman
    Salah(c) Son Rodríguez Grealish
    Kane Jimenez Ings

    Button Justin Bissouma Ferguson 0FT 0.0ITB

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Looks great!

    2. The Head-Ake
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Like it

    3. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Yeah good moves. I'm thinking to do Jimmy and James to Kane and kilman (-4) which is a bit more borderline. What do you reckon?

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        That’s ok too - see my point below that Jimenez won’t punish sellers, only 6 double returns in 81 PL games

        1. fish&chips
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 year, 7 days ago

          Yeah good point. Think I'm ready to make the move. Cheers!

  8. Klopp it
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    So this is my team, I'm in desperate need off a spurs player but I can't see how to get 1 in, iv 2 ft and 0.4itb any advice and help would be great

    Martinez
    Saiss, ward, taa
    Salah, greenwood, sterling, James Rodriguez
    Brewster, werner, jimenez

    Bench, button, Bissouma, Justin, Ferguson

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Sterling & Werner to Kane & Son

      1. The Head-Ake
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Why would one sell Werner with his recent form? He's just getting started

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 year, 7 days ago

          the question was how to get Spurs, you can’t have Kane & Werner easily

          I think Werner will frustrate

      2. Klopp it
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Yea defs don't really wana sell werner, esp cuz iv had him from the start and iv waited this long for him to get going, I was looking at jimenez and greenwood, for kane,l and saka?

  9. Bielsa Murderball
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 7 days ago

    i'm in a dillema here, bamford or watkins?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Watkins

    2. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Wouldn't want either. Two championship strikers

  10. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    TAA (SHU) & Jimenez (NEW) ➡️ Kilman (NEW) & Kane (bur)

    Are these moves worth -4 this week?

    Also leaves money in the bank for James to Chillwell next week.

    Could also make all 3 moves for a hit next week.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      No other ways to get Kane?

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Unfortunately not.
        DCL & Watkins can't be upgraded to Kane.
        Salah, Mane & Son are my other premiums who I obviously I don't want to sell.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 year, 7 days ago

          I can deal with selling Jimenez but selling TAA before such a prime home fixture looks so risky

          1. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 year, 7 days ago

            I agree. I think Jimenez & TAA combined look good for atleast 12 points this week.

    2. The Head-Ake
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      I'd do it honesly

    3. GuenDoozy
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Yup, with that move to Chilwell in the pipeline it looks good for this week.

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Cheers!
        Only issue is can get all 3 next week for -4 plus Pool & Wolves have prime home games this week.

    4. Konstaapeli
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Do you have to play Kilman?

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        I'll play him against Newcastle & Palace for sure.

    5. Ben White saved my life
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Hold fire, your Liv boys are going to hall imo.

  11. The Head-Ake
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    1) Davis + Mahrez + TAA + KDB to Kane + Foden + Keane + Son (-8)?
    2) KDB + Mahrez to Son + Fernandes (0)
    3) Mahrez + TAA to Digne + Son (0)

    The first option gives me this with 2 FT and 0 ITB

    1. The Head-Ake
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      McCarthy
      Lamptey | (TAA-) Keane | Walker-Peters
      (Mahrez -) Son | Salah | Havertz | (KDB -) Foden
      Werner | DCL | (Davis-)Kane

      Martin | Bissouma | Mitchell | Justin

  12. HollywoodXI
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Who should I captain here?

    Salah Bruno Mahrez Son Grealish
    Kane DCL

    1. The Head-Ake
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Son/Salah. I'd go Salah jut cause

    2. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Salah or Kane

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Salah or Kane

  13. Maverick 11
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Play one of the following combinations for next 2 weeks-

    A. Kane, Trossard, Ayling
    B. DCL, Rashford/ Bale, Bissouma

    1. The Head-Ake
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      B

  14. Konstaapeli
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Just saw the score. Cheers Jimi, lovely points. Now pack your stuff and make way for Harry.

  15. Brosstan
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Almost snuck into the top 1m OR now 😮 might be a good season after all

    1. The VAR Team
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Sub 1mill is just about on track at this point yeah 😉 I went from 3m to 1.4m this week

      1. Konstaapeli
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Nice. Whats your score? I jumped from 4.6M to 3.2M with 86

        1. The VAR Team
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 6 days ago

          Nice one! I got 91, pre wc team would have gotten about 40

  16. Bielsa Murderball
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 7 days ago

    is it worth to do mitro > watkins (-4)?

    1. The Head-Ake
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Yep

    2. The VAR Team
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Nah

    3. Maverick 11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Nope

  17. The VAR Team
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    What do we think of Pulisic after his first start? Didn’t look great so a wait and see imo

    1. Jet5605
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      I'd wait until he's in the points before buying. He's playing in a new frontline now

    2. Konstaapeli
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Just wait until he explodes and hop straight in. He'll score well from then on until he gets injured again.

      1. Camino Aleatorio
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        He is a delicate boy

    3. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      I thought he looked alright - see what he does next game week

      Chelsea are still bedding in players - they are already scoring lots of goals

      Might need two assets in the long run

    4. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Looked bad this week:

      (1) could be rust
      (3) could be new team does not know him
      (4) too many other attackers in his typical spaces
      (5) he’s really just a young speedy winger, not really a #10
      (6) just warming up

      Something between 1 and 6

      I won’t be buying until I see life- Barkley looks better at Villa

  18. Jet5605
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Are Jimi owners holding? Bit of a lucky goal and Wolves haven't looked at the races lately.

    1. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Selling for Kane

    2. cemal
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      who would you swap to? He’s a nailed started with so many goals coming from him

    3. The VAR Team
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      To be fair Jimi does this every week

      1. The VAR Team
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Now he doesn’t get red cards either which is a nice bonus

    4. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Holding with two nice home fixtures but sellers won’t be too heavily punished. Only 6 double returns in 81 PL games.

    5. Konstaapeli
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Gone for Kane

    6. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Mr consistent out for mr explosive

    7. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Holding. Need to save up 2FTs to get him in

  19. Klopp it
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Two free transfers, is this a good move

    Jimenez to kane

    Greenwood to mcginn

    1. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Can you stretch to Barkley?

  20. Jet5605
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Is it worth losing Ings and Jimi in order to get Salah and Kane or should I keep Ings and only get one of the two beasts?

    A - Ings, Jimi & Havertz > Salah, Kane & Brewster for -4 over the next two weeks
    B - Jimi & Havertz > James & Kane
    C - Digne & Havertz > Konsa & Salah

  21. Old Gregg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    I can only get Kane in 2 moves and involves getting rid of Werner.

    Is it worth it this week?

    R James + Werner > Konsa + Kane (-4)

    1. Pavsboot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Uhhh, definetly not.

      1. Old Gregg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        In my head I knew the answer. Sometimes need people
        To tell me.

    2. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Yes imo

  22. Jet5605
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Will Kane punish Burnley at Turf Moor or did Burnley do well defensively yesterday?

  23. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    A - Good to go and roll FT with .8 itb
    or
    B - Jimenez & TAA to Kane & Reguilón (or cheaper like Villa defender)

    Ryan
    Walker-Peters, Chilwell, TAA
    Salah, James Rod, Son, Havertz
    DCL Wilson Jiminez

    McCarthy, Soucek, Bernardo, Taylor

  24. Jet5605
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Kane looked unplayable in that first half against West Ham. One of the best performances I have seen in a while. Almost Berbatov esque the way he held up play and brought players in plus lethal finishing too!

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Already equalled his best assists tally in a season. Could push for that Henry/KDB record.

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      lucky with one of his goals .., went through defenders legs twice

      He is looking a good FPL option though

  25. Jet5605
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Score predictions for Liverpool v Sheff Utd and Burnley v Spurs?

    3-0 and 0-1

    Think Jose might put the shackles on Spurs again after Sunday's collapse.

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      4-1 and 1-5

    2. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      One two teams (Villa with 2, Ars with 6) have conceded fewer goals than SHU's 7. Just saying.

      1. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        *Only two

  26. Pompel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    What are the chances Kilman retains his spot for the next couple of GW's?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Not sure why they’d drop him after two Clean Sheets and a MOTM performance

    2. JIMMY764
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Very high going off his performance last night.

    3. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Might take the chance and downgrade Boly to him to allow Jimi to Kane this GW. Will be very thin in defense if he doesn't play, though

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        I’ve done it - have two 4.0s in Kilman and Ferguson

        1. Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 year, 7 days ago

          I will have Mitchell and Kilman then. So could move on Mitchell later then

  27. Camino Aleatorio
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 7 days ago

    Jiménez goal was an OWN goal by Leeds. BS call by EPL and FPL

    Gift 5 points to Jimi owners and Kiliman owners

    But if Bruno can rake fictional stats, why can’t Jimi

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Jimenez’s initial shot was on target

    2. JIMMY764
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      There's no clear direction ref own goals like that. Although it's generally accepted that a shot on target stands as the attackers goal. So I wouldn't call it a BS call tbf.

    3. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Don't you own either?

    4. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      If you feel hard done by Jimenez goal I had Mane(c) this week who was ruled offside because of his shirt sleeve which meant a 12 point swing for me.

    5. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      People still complaining is hilarious 😆 These have been the rules for a long time. If the shot is on target the goal is given to the shooter even if it takes a wide deflection. Doesn't really matter what u think.

    6. Party time
        1 year, 7 days ago

        If the shot is on target & deflected by an opposing defender, the goal is awarded to the shooter. There are other aspects of the game to blame EPL & FPL but nothing this one

      • Brosstan
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 7 days ago

        Learn the rules of the game

        1. Camino Aleatorio
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 6 days ago

          That wild shot was not definitely or even probably on-goal, the deflection completely change the trajectory.

          The shot was clearly heading wide right and the deflection, placed it bottom Left. Slowly and without power. The goalie positioned him self to guard the bar and watch Jimi's crazy shot head into the stands.

          Below the links to the same scenario, different call.

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwczwRYMUvM

          https://www.google.com/search?q=everton+tottenham+july+6+2020&rlz=1C1GCEA_enUS924US924&oq=everton+tottenham+july+6+2020&aqs=chrome..69i57.18691j1j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#sie=m;/g/11hyk3hf6z;2;/m/02_tc;dt;fp;1;;

    7. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Guys what's my best transfer for this GW

      Want Salah and Kane (3.3ITB)

      Martinez
      Robbo Justin Saiss
      Sterling (c) Pulisic Son Podence
      Jimenez Ings DCL
      - RJames Bissouma Ferguson

    8. Old Gregg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Werner owners. What’s your plan with him?.

    9. Champions League Varane
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 7 days ago

      Thoughts??

      Are these good moves??
      Have Kane already.

      This week= Wood and VVD ➡️ Cahill /(4.5)? and Kun -4.
      Following week Maupay ➡️ DCL.