Scout Notes

Injury updates on Aguero and Antonio as De Bruyne returns to FPL action

WEST HAM 1-1 MAN CITY

  • Goals: Michail Antonio (£6.3m)| Phil Foden (£6.6m)
  • Assists: Vladimir Coufal (£4.5m) | Joao Cancelo (£5.4m)
  • Bonus: Coufal x3, Antonio x3, Lukasz Fabianski (£5.0m) x3

Kevin de Bruyne (£11.5m) made his injury return from the bench in Gameweek 6, playing 25 minutes as Manchester City failed to fully break down a deep West Ham defence in a 1-1 draw.

With much of the pre-match attention on Pep Guardiola’s men, surprisingly, it was the Hammers’ assets who came out of this one with more promise for future Gameweeks.

The moment of the first half came from Michail Antonio (£6.3m), who held off Ruben Dias (£5.5m) in the Manchester City box to fire a bicycle kick past a frozen Ederson (£6.0m).

That was Antonio’s third goal in the last five matches, particularly impressive considering the tough run of games West Ham have faced. With their fixtures turning for the better in Gameweek 8, the £6.3m forward has only cemented his place on transfer watchlists around the world.

Joining him there is surely Vladimir Coufal (£4.5m), whose cross Antonio converted after good work from Tomas Soucek (£4.9m). The right-back has now assisted in each of his last two games and, given the way West Ham held Manchester City at bay, could be the sort of option to offer double-digit potential when the fixtures turn.

However, Fantasy managers will have to pay close attention to upcoming press conferences for West Ham, as well as Manchester City’s next media commitment.

At the London Stadium, Antonio was forced off after 52 minutes, while Manchester City front-man Sergio Aguero (£10.4m) only lasted until half time.

On the Argentine, who was starting his third game in eight days following a lengthy injury lay-off, Guardiola said:

“He’s injured. A hamstring I think.” – Pep Guardiola

Hammer blow

On the injury that forced goalscorer Antonio off early in second half, David Moyes was coy:

“We don’t know, we will have a check. He came off against Spurs with something similar. He didn’t miss training so we hope it’s not much. He is so important to us. He couldn’t decide if he was cramping up or not. We will get him scanned and see how he is.” – David Moyes

On the striker’s goal, the Irons boss added:

“It’s the sort of thing as a kid you always wanted to do, to score an overhead kick. It was a terrific goal. He has been great for us, he can run, we can play into him – all good teams need a good centre-forward and we have a good centre forward at the moment.”

Phil your boots

The introduction of Phil Foden (£6.6m) at half-time changed the game for Man City, providing a much sterner test of West Ham’s low-block defence.

Guardiola was all too aware of how the Hammers would set up, though it took Aguero’s injury to make a game-changing substitution.

“We started really well. We suffered in the last 10 or 15 minutes of the first half. In the second half we were better and scored early. We had the chances we needed to win the game, but unfortunately we couldn’t score. We created enough. Their defenders were defending so deep so it’s difficult to find spaces but we had the chances. I’m not a guy who can predict the future. We’ve already dropped seven points, which is a lot. But we’ve struggled a lot for many reasons. We have to take things game by game and see what happens.” – Pep Guardiola

Foden netted after just six minutes on the pitch, firing past Lukasz Fabianski (£5.0m) from a low Joao Cancelo (£5.4m) cross.

While it was frustrating for his 7.9% ownership to see the midfielder on the bench initially, especially as he was City’s top-performing asset for shots in the box and big chances pre-Gameweek 6, they can certainly take solace in his chances of a start moving forward.

Foden has now been rested from the beginning in each of Manchester City’s last two matches in all competitions and, following Gameweek 6, Raheem Sterling (£11.6m) is the only midfield or attacker with more FPL points than him (two goals one assist).

On the England midfielder, Guardiola added:

“As always he gave us something extra.”

Guarded performance

Despite controlling possession, City once again lacked a cutting edge in Gameweek 6, clearly suffering without having De Bruyne available for the full 90 minutes.

Guardiola may claim to have been happy with his team’s overall showing but it took until the 89th minute for the Manchester outfit to create a meaningful opportunity, with the exception of Foden’s strike.

Having eventually found an opening to counter-attack West Ham, De Bruyne’s through ball set Sterling through on goal.

However, a heavy touch allowed Fabianski to position himself well to block the midfielder’s effort.

The West Ham goalkeeper explained:

“I think he took a bit of a heavy touch, so I tried to make myself big. I don’t think he had a chance to go around me. I managed to keep it out. In those situations you always have to make smart decisions. I think that’s what I’ve done today. We are pleased with the point and with the performance, especially defensively. We played very strongly against a very good side. We knew what to expect from City and knew what we had to do defensively.” – Lukasz Fabianski

A ludicrous backpass attempt by substitute Andriy Yarmolenko (£5.7m) allowed Sterling in behind again on 92 minutes but a combination of too many touches and too many West Ham defenders snuffed out the England forward.

On the substitution of Kyle Walker (£6.0m), Guardiola revealed:

“He was exhausted.”

Moyes, meanwhile, also had praise for his central midfield duo.

“We’re trying to build a young, energetic team. Tomas [Soucek] and Declan [Rice] have been excellent. We have been really pleased with them. I hope it continues but I’m not getting carried away. There have been good signs.” – David Moyes


West Ham United XI (5-4-1): Fabianski; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Balbuena; Masuaku, Rice, Soucek, Coufal; Fornals, Antonio (Yarmolenko 51′), Bowen (Haller 68′).

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Cancelo, Garcia, Dias, Walker (Zinchenko 77′); Gundogan, Rodri, Bernardo (De Bruyne 67′); Sterling, Aguero (Foden 46′), Mahrez.

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1,153 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Ragabolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Risers: None

    Fallers: Traoré (5.9) Eze (5.8) Stevens (5.3) Dier (4.9) Tella (4.4) Williams (4.3) Vinagre (4.2)

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Arise, none!

    2. SAY MY NAME
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      cheers Ragabolly

    3. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Who has lost 0.3 on Vinagre? I sold already this week for Kilman to save the extra 0.1. Too much pain

      1. F_Ivanovic
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Not me but one of my ML rivals has lost 0.3 on him unless he sold tonight (doubtful)

      2. Chemical76
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        I have

    4. Chandler Bing
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      1-0

    5. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Traore got 5 goals and 3 assists .

      Some people never pleased.

  2. steven8991
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    TAA & Podence to Chilwell and Zaha/JRod for free.

    good move?

    1. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      JRod and yeah I like it

    2. TH14 - INVINCIBLE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Probably yes

  3. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 3 days ago

    TAA and that Pool defence is a joke. Why I've kept faith in him is absolute pure stupidity

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 3 days ago

      they will come good, stick with it

    2. Puntillimon
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Are you a pool fan? It’s hard for me to separate team loyalty with fpl ambitions

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Nope, I'm a United fan with 0 United players lol

      2. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Supporter and more than happy to keep Robbo. Definitely wouldn’t double up though

    3. COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      That was never a penalty. Unlucky to have not kept a clean sheet, but he's still rubbish to have gotten only one assist so far

    4. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      SHU with better luck could have scored 3

      Pool could have scored many more too.

      Salah C people got burned today

  4. seewhyaxe
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Wasn’t expecting 8 points from James..!

    2nd on my bench though. Not sure if I should keep or sell. Did Lampard change his formation?

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Lampard will always use James but he won’t be nailed on at all. I’d still sell if no other pressing issues

    2. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I’m keeping for now, he moved down the list of imminent transfers after that game. Chelsea played 3 ATB with James and Chilwell as wingbacks but the clean sheet may mean it stays for a few games

    3. seewhyaxe
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Thanks guys, I might keep him around still since I haven’t identified a solid replacement for him in the price bracket

    4. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      3rd on my bench.

  5. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    What a rubbish GW so far.

    Sold Reece James and Barnes to get Barkley and Robbo (-4)

    Sort it all out Kane(c)

    1. Hy liverpool
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Reece james if nailed will be gold.. The lad is a baller

      1. Camino Aleatorio
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        He has a future with Mendy in goal. Lampard can play a attacking wing back with ok defensive quality

        Kepa would have given up 3 or 4 goals today.

  6. steven8991
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    have 2 FT, which players should I move out?
    A. TAA>Chilwel
    B. Podence>Foden (only need 1FT) /JRod (need to combine with option A/C)/Zaha (need to combine with option A/C)
    C. Jimenez>Bamford

    1. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      A or C

  7. Wag the Drog
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Team has a lot of issues but just want to do Bruno to Son. Wrong decision?

    McCarthy
    TAA-Robbo-Konsa(Justin, Taylor)
    Salah-Bruno-ASM-Pereira(Bisouma)
    Kane-DCL-Maupay

    1. GuenDoozy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I would sort out the double pool defence first

      1. GuenDoozy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 3 days ago

        But they have a good fixture, maybe just save FT this week

  8. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Points predictions for below players please?

    Lamptey 6
    Saiss 7
    Son 8
    DCL 2
    Jimenez 9
    Kane(c) 26 😛

    1. seewhyaxe
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Lamptey 2
      Saiss 6
      Son 3
      DCL 8
      Jiménez 9
      Kane 2

      1. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Captained Salah? 😛

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      2
      0
      12
      2
      5
      26

      1. Hy liverpool
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        0 for saiss as i don't expect him to start

        1. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Why wouldn’t he start?

          1. Hy liverpool
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            Samedo Bolly Coady Kilman Marcal

            Marcal is fully fit and kilman is playing very well so i don't think he is going to be dropped atm.. Saiss has a chance to play as LWB or to be benched imo.

            1. La Roja
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              4 months, 3 days ago

              He played LWB last game and they kept cs. Can’t see it tbh

            2. GuenDoozy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              4 months, 3 days ago

              Saiss has been really good at LCB past 2 games and gives a lot going forward too

              1. Hy liverpool
                • 7 Years
                4 months, 3 days ago

                Ok guendoozy and la roja i'm very sorry

                1. Lanley Staurel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  4 months, 2 days ago

                  He started

        2. GuenDoozy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 3 days ago

          No reason he wont start

          1. Hy liverpool
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            I'm just guessing, tomorrow isn't far away.

            1. GuenDoozy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              4 months, 3 days ago

              Hahah fair. Non-owners guess i guess

              1. Hy liverpool
                • 7 Years
                4 months, 3 days ago

                Defintely.

    3. Traction Engine Foot
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      2
      2
      5
      6
      7
      18

    4. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      This would suit me nicely. I'm in big trouble this week if wolves concede (triple wolves defence)!

    5. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Lamptey 16 - CS +2 Assist + Bonus
      Saiss 17 - CS + 2 Goals
      Son 13 - 2 goals
      DCL 10 - 1 Goal + Assist
      Jimi 1 - Missed PK that Saiss taps In
      Kane 30 -- Hattrick and Hattrick of Assists

      Jackpot outside of Jimi

  9. GuenDoozy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Team looks good but I haven't got even one captaincy decision right, 5 out of 6 captain blanks. Does anyone have a safe captaincy strategy? Permacap Salah an option? Languishing at 1.5m OR. Team for reference:

    Martinez
    Robbo Saiss Lamptey
    Salah Son James Grealish Foden
    Kane DCL
    Steer Taylor Mitchell Brewster

    2.2 ITB, 1FT.

    Cheers

    1. Hy liverpool
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      It looks good, don't care about ranks now.. Save ft imo.
      Westham looked really solid, the difference between yesterday game/leicester /wolves and spurs game was that early goal... Salah still a great choice thou

  10. Puntillimon
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    With alisson and potentially Thiago back next game, pool should have more control in midfield and THEORETICALLY should exert more dominance than last night. That said I think they’ll play better against the likes of man city than a long ball physical team like west ham. The new age Fellaini may finally break his duck against us. Makes me worried about double pool defence sigh.

  11. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Just had a look at my transfer performance this season. Shocking is an understatement 😀

    Player transferred out and points in the following gameweek. Looks like a Jimi haul is incoming guys!

    GW3 (WC)
    McCarthy 6
    KWP 6
    Robertson 10
    TAA 7
    Egan 0
    Auba 2
    Doucoure 2
    Wilson 8
    Ings 9

    GW5
    Werner 16
    Foden 6
    KDB 0

    GW6
    James 8
    Jiminez ??

    1. Hy liverpool
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Newcastle have a historical record against wolves, i was wondering if this will be the year that breaks everything, after this post the chances have increased

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        I have triple wolves defence mate... Not too confident. 11 (-4) from 5 so far

  12. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Had a feeling that Salah (c) is not going to work. Oh well, I'm sure he will leave my team soon...

    1. ...al
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      He hit the post, had a few shots saved, and missed a 1v1

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Won't help if it's not converted into points, especially when captained 😀

        This was probably his last opportunity as captain in next 3-4 games.

    2. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      True that, you did call it. Need kane to start quiet now like you also predicted

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Next week will again be tricky 😉

        Wonder who will be popular choice, Kane or Salah.

        1. fish&chips
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Indeed. I might go Kane next week. West ham are looking pretty good right now. Or could go maverick and go for Sterling but he looked exhausted last night. Might be due a rest.

    3. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Betting odd were favoring Salah. He had a great game, just no scoring.

  13. ...al
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Prices at 3:30 gmt?

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

      11 Al, hot topic.

      1. ...al
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        K thx

  14. Sloane426
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Justin > Kilman?

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

      After the game perhaps.

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Too late? Try Coufal

      1. Sloane426
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Too late?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Fixtures gets tough soon, won't be of any use.

          1. fish&chips
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            Agree with this. Wolves fixtures are turning soon. West ham defenders look like good options going forward

            1. Sloane426
              • 1 Year
              4 months, 3 days ago

              It frees up money also allowing mitro > Antonio the following week.

  15. Sloane426
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Will wait until either has a price change coming up

  16. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    LMS EO above 30 left

    Son 91, Kane 81, DCL 78, Saiss 46, JRodz 45, Lamptey 37, Jimmy 32

    1. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Have all except J Rod and Jimmy and am on the bubble 11 (-4). Am I in trouble? 6 left to play but captain already down.

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        7 left*

      2. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Mainly depends on the missing 2.

    2. Hot Fuzz
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      What is the safety score so far?

        1. Hot Fuzz
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          I am only using a mobile phone and Is very hard for me to read on the red back ground the data in the danger zone. Anyway thank you for organising this TM

    3. white lightning
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      I have those 7 left with Kane (c) so optimistic

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

        Very nice.

  17. Hot Fuzz
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Cheers TM

  18. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Weird but 2 freebies and nothing pressing (famous last words)
    Thinking of moving Taylor and/or Foden with at least one move. 0.4itb
    Best suggestions please?

    Martinez Steer
    Robbo Saiss Lamptey Taylor Mitchell
    Salah Son Grealish Foden Soucek
    Kane DCL Jimenez

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      No standout choices for Foden/Jimenez tbh, dropping Taylor makes sense.

    2. sandman58
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Jimenez to Brewster
      Foden to Bruno

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Hmm interesting
        Would you be happy starting one of Brewster or Soucek most weeks? Occasional 4 at the back

  19. Hot Fuzz
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Couple of articles back I posted a question and concern about captain salah this game week. And I am very grateful for all the replies though I got told I am over thinking it and just to put it on mo. I didn't listen to the noise and kept it on son.until I listen to the fpl cap podcast with Joe and David,well David was so convincing that 2 hours before deadline I changed it from son to mo .we all know what happened, mo blank. My point here is to believe in our decision our choices I know how hard it is to turn all the noise off. I am playing A very aggressive game and can take hit qyit frequently to get the team I want going forward and so far it did pay off. I just need to do the same thing in other decisions aswell. Well that was my little spill for today hope you guys will have a great day let the fpl gods be with you all

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      True that. Good thing about going with your gut feeling is that it doesn't hurt even if it fails.

      After a long time FOMO took over and I forced myself to captain someone I don't want to 😀

      1. Hot Fuzz
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Who was that?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Salah. Wanted to cap Mane but fear got triggered at wrong time 😆

          1. Hot Fuzz
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            See that is what I am saying....oh man same boat

    2. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      But what was your reasoning for not captaining him this week?

      1. Hot Fuzz
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Good point. Well a lot of gut feeling having salah for 3 years he never left my site. Something where good indication for me.like SHU are pretty organised at the back, they are solid build and don't offer much space in the area salah likes to be. Ramsdale is not a bad keeper either.also mane was on fire the last games out and they like sharing points.i am not saying mo wouldn't score points he was very unlikely but in my first opinion I thought son would score more this week .i only own son not Kane atm. Something like this man, but we will see.all the best

    3. daveoafc77
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      There's any different ways to make decisions and analyze numbers and sometimes there isn't a right or wrong answer.

      You can't have your cake and eat it too, if you and followed the crowd and Salah scored double figures then this post wouldn't exist.

      You might ignore the 'noise' when you ask for advice next week and be on the wrong side

      1. Hot Fuzz
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        So true, but still I am not saying I knew salah blanked.thats is insane to say. I only thought son would score more points that was the reason I had him as captain all week. Last minute change against my own feelings that what was hurting me

    4. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      It’s the process, not the outcome which is important. Salah had a brilliant goal ruled out by the narrowest of margins for offside and also hit the post. Correct choice to captain him, just didn’t come off which is the luck element of the game

      1. Hot Fuzz
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers man.

  20. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    OR at 3M - Things just aren't changing.

    1. Hot Fuzz
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Maybe a couple of weeks doing the minimum no transfers no tinkering pretty much, or if you still got your WC on hand start fresh...

      1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        I've been the opposite of aggressive trying to keep faith in the process but it's not really happening.

        1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          yeah same goes with me
          keep believing player like taa-greenwood-richarlison and do not have any spurs attacker really hurt

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      WC intact? Could be good time activate if team needs it.

      Couple of strong weeks will take you in top 500k, so don't worry.

      1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        WC was decent last week but nothing so far this week. Starting without Salah has destroyed me. Captaining him this evening probably also a bad decision.

        1. Hot Fuzz
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          So you wild carded that's good, it seems you got the players you want ,you believe they will come good or are good atm.stick with that plan but don't be afraid to take on of them out if you believe that someone else might be a better choice. Also it always helped me to look only at a 6 gameweek block any bigger and it could all change by that time, any smaller and it seems like point chasing in my eyes. Good luck man

          1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            Thanks mate. Need to give myself a shake I think.

    3. Hot Fuzz
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      If you would like post your team then we can have a look at it ,only if you want though

      1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        I've had solid ranks and the team is good. I just seem to be behind with my shouts. Anyway...

        Ryan

        Robertson, Chilwell, Semedo

        Salah, Son, JRod, Grealish

        Kane, DCL, Maupay

        Subs: Button, Mitchell, Dallas, Stephens

        1. Hot Fuzz
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          It's a strong 343 in my eyes. I took my Liverpool defense out. To do something perhaps ballsy. But your team is pretty good. Hey Leif do you watch the games? I try to watch them all, the eye test is for me so super important. As an example, I took jrod out for gameweek 7 I love this guy and he is awesome but I did see after watching all the toffees games he looks exhausted .this is again only my gut feeling my observation on the player.

  21. Ruinenlust
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Salad fail

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      You don’t win friends with Salad

  22. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    TAA to Chilwell with FT should be on the cards or just save for now?
    It funds Maupay to DCL for GW9

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Personally not a fan of Chelsea's defense but it's not like we have any strong defense at the moment.

      Good moves on paper.

      1. Ruinenlust
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Yet to concede a goal with Mandy in goal

      2. Alonso The Great Midfielder
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        fixture looks good and mendy would have high impact

  23. PastaConcerto
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    MAN OF THE MATCH
    Mohamed Salah (Liverpool): Desperately unlucky not to be on the scoresheet. He had a goal ruled out for off-side after a Lionel Messi-like control and finish. The Egyptian then hit the post after some lovely skill, he was a joy to watch

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      2pts unacceptable from the bearded attacker

      1. PastaConcerto
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        On another day who would have had double digits, amazing goal chalked off by an inch for offside, hit the post, could have squared the ball for an easy assist...but yeah in FPL an unlucky blank. Just saying in real life he was still quality.

        1. Hot Fuzz
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          He is the king no doubt

        2. The Knights Template
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          I agree but my football fantasy failed to materialise.

      2. Hot Fuzz
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        This is how this season goes right? So many unacceptables hahaha

        1. PastaConcerto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Results and FPL pts have been more unpredictable this season for sure.

    2. Alonso The Great Midfielder
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      far from it

  24. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Anyone else here atm bench Chilwell?
    Played TAA, Saiss and Lamptey.
    Feel I got lucky with bonus and unlucky that the GK was MOTM.

    1. PastaConcerto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      First off my bench if Rodriguez doesn't play...had 15 on my bench...8 on the field. 8 more to play so hoping for a late surge of pts.

  25. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Watching the baseball, close game atm.

  26. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Surely Foden starts more going forward, took his goal very well.

    1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      with aguero out he has to

    2. sandman58
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Avoid City at all costs
      Playin rubbish in fantasy terms

  27. Alonso The Great Midfielder
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Surely Chelsea defence will be a good bet with thiago and mendy in goal?
    Im thinking zouma ahead of chilwell to save some money

    1. nibby
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Seems so. Next 3 fixtures are good too

  28. FPL ElasticO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Is it worth downgrade TAA to afford Kane?

    1. nibby
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      YES for next 2GW

  29. nibby
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Early transfer thoughts for next week.

    Martinez
    Robbo Chilwell Aurier
    Jrod Salah Son Grealish
    Watkins Kane DCL
    Subs: Cahill, Strujik, Stephens

    Thinking of doing either
    A) Robbo + Watkins > Kilman + Werner
    B) Watkins + Stephens > Brewster + Foden

  30. Stoichkov#8
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    Should we keep TAA?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Liverpool defense looks suspect and alternatives like Dias, Chillwell and Reguilon are appealing. TAA seems to be more defensive with Henderson taking up his space so it makes sense to remove him.