Scout Notes

Mendy and Thiago boosting Chelsea defence’s FPL appeal ahead of decent fixture run

Manchester United 0-0 Chelsea

  • Bonus: Kurt Zouma (£5.0m) x3, Reece James (£5.0m) x2, Harry Maguire (£5.4m), Thiago Silva (£5.5m) x1

Manchester United and Chelsea played out a generally drab draw that was heavy on tactical caution and much lighter on action.

The biggest talking point of the match was, fittingly, a non-event, with referee Martin Atkinson and VAR both deciding Harry Maguire‘s (£5.4m) neck lock on Cesar Azpilicueta (£5.9m) was not a penalty.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard disagreed:

Holding is allowed, but headlocks aren’t. I think they should have taken time and advised the referee to watch the monitor. If the referee goes to the monitor, he gives a penalty.

Had the penalty been awarded and converted, Lampard’s decision to play three at the back, sit deep and commit very few men to the counter-attack would have been vindicated.

As it was, United were the only team to at least look like they wanted to score, creating a chance every 6.8 minutes (to Chelsea’s 15.8) and having four shots on target to the visitors’ one.

The Thick Blue Line

The game involved Jose Mourinho-era levels of bus parking by Chelsea.

The return of Thiago Silva (£5.5m) was always going to help with the team’s savvy, but a swap to a three-man backline added further grit and the decision to temper the attacking instincts of wing-backs Reece James (£5.0m) and Ben Chilwell (£5.7m) sealed the defensive deal.

United were happy to sit fairly deep themselves, resulting in long periods of footballing stalemate in which Chelsea had plenty of the ball but did precious little with it.

James and Chilwell did top the crossing charts, alongside Bruno Fernandes (£10.5m), with six apiece, but while half the midfielder’s efforts found their target, only one of the 12 sent over by the defenders was successful.

Maximum bonus points went to Kurt Zouma (£5.0m). He frequently stepped out of the back three to mark Juan Mata (£5.9m), who was again allowed the freedom to drift into central pockets of space, often in advance of central striker Marcus Rashford (£9.5m).

As a result, the key takeaway from the match – and the midweek encounter with Sevilla in the Champions League – is that Lampard is taking a liking for clean sheets.

In the last three matches in which Thiago and Edouard Mendy (£5.0m) have started together, Chelsea haven’t conceded a single goal.

That should elevate the Fantasy status of the two cheapest regular starters in defence – Zouma and James.

The Blues are embarking on a very promising five-match schedule in which a visit from Spurs looks perhaps the toughest test.

The next three matches in particular – Burnley and Newcastle away, Sheffield United at home – look ripe for defensive returns should Lampard continue to indulge his more conservative instincts.

Chilwell leads the way, not just among Chelsea defenders but the entire team, for chances created this season, with nine. James and the dropped Mason Mount (£6.9m) are just one back, but the pair have been involved in all five matches so far, whereas Chilwell has played only three.

The former Leicester man probably offers the best prospect of returns at both ends of the pitch, but those who like a bargain might be more tempted by James or Zouma, with the latter having scored twice this season as well.

A Lack Of Attack

As for the visitors’ attack, it was a case of ‘move along, nothing to see here’.

Chelsea sat so deep that the service to, and support for, Timo Werner (£9.3m) and Christian Pulisic (£8.3m) was on the criminal side of negligent.

After losing half his opening day ownership – 1.4 million managers – before his 16-point Gameweek 5 haul, a few hopeful bosses had modestly boosted Werner’s numbers heading into the Old Trafford encounter.

They were treated to just one attempt all match. Pulisic was livelier, with three shots, including the one and only attempt by a Chelsea player that forced David de Gea (£5.4m) to do anything other than stand around shouting and getting very wet.

Damningly, Werner and Kai Havertz (£8.4m) managed, in 143 minutes combined, fewer attempts (one) and penalty area touches (two) than United sub Edinson Cavani (£8.0m) had on his own (two and three respectively) from a 32-minute cameo.

Even more damningly, the 8.6%-owned Havertz provided none of those numbers and didn’t exactly make up for that with the one chance he created.

Lampard is unlikely to play it so ultra-safe over the next few Gameweeks, but patience in all of their exalted front three has worn very thin already this campaign, with significant sales of the trio, and should Chelsea’s newly pragmatic streak continue, their points might not justify their price.

The Tyranny Of Choice

If Lampard is still struggling to find his optimum XI from the riches at his disposal, his United counterpart Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is another yet to find exactly what he’s looking for.

Since Anthony Martial (£8.8m) triggered a three-match ban with his dismissal in the Gameweek 4 drubbing by Spurs, Marcus Rashford (£9.5m) has covered at centre forward.

He was as industrious as anyone at Old Trafford, with three attempts, two of which were on target, including one effort that brought a particularly fine save from the impressive Mendy.

Of United’s attacking options, he and Fernandes are easily the most popular, but their medium-term prospects for points do not look so good, with Arsenal, Everton, the newly-awkward West Ham and Manchester City to come over the next six Gameweeks.

Solskjaer spoke optimistically of the team’s excellent balance after their 4-1 win at Newcastle last time out, but in truth that ignored the lack of defensive cohesion in evidence against what was a poor Magpies attack.

The backline was more impressive on Saturday, with Maguire and Victor Lindelof (£4.9m) preferred in central defence to Axel Tuanzebe (£4.5m), who had been superb in the midweek win at Paris Saint Germain.

But much of that was down to Chelsea’s blatant lack of attacking intent.

Further up the pitch, Mata and Daniel James (£6.3m) have started the last two matches. The latter has made a feeble case for further inclusion, while the former is creating issues for opposing defences, but needs more than the one assist he’s managed in his two starts to turn Fantasy eyes, even if he is temptingly cheap.

Solskjaer talked about new man Cavani, and the returning Paul Pogba (£7.8m), after the match:

Edi has been out and needs game time to get his sharpness. I am sure he is going to give us lots. As for Paul, he has made a positive impact for us in three games as substitute over the last week. Don’t forget he had coronavirus. He is coming along.

Throw in the curiously under-used Donny van de Beek (£6.8m) and the coach has lots of options, but seemingly little idea as to how to marshal them all.

Fantasy interest is unlikely to stray much further than Rashford and Fernandes until that is addressed.


Manchester United XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Shaw; Fred, McTominay (Greenwood 83′); Mata (Pogba 58′), Fernandes, James (Cavani 58′); Rashford.

Chelsea XI (3-4-2-1): Mendy; Azpilicueta, Silva, Zouma; Chilwell; Jorginho, Kante, James; Pulisic (Ziyech 81′), Havertz (Mount 72′); Werner (Abraham 71′).

MEMBERS ANALYSIS

LESSONS LEARNED FROM FPL GAMEWEEK 6

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  1. GuenDoozy
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Why was Saiss taken off?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      So they could win.

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Tactical. And he wasn’t playing well. Passing back or losing it forward

    3. GuenDoozy
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Cheers. Hopefully the manager sees it just as an off day

    4. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Nuno knew they would concede and he owns him on FPL

      1. Pilgrim62
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 3 hours ago

        This

  2. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Finding it hard to ditch Ingsy! Serving me well but really want/need Kane

    1. Bam Saka Laca
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Go for it

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Can’t decide haha. Ings is serving me well and feels wrong for a -4. Also don’t like losing Trent. And it’s so early in the week with covid. Might just wait till Friday

    2. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      I'd keep him tbh. He's proving to be even more of a postman than Jimenez this season. I reckon he outscored Jimi by season end

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Looking at this hit mate. You wouldn’t?

        TAA+Ings >> Chilwell+Kane(C) -4?

  3. HenrikFPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Best cheap 5th mid who plays regularly? (Bench fodder)

    Looking to downgrade my 5th mid Podence, as it does not feel good to have him sitting on my bench every GW. (My formation is 3-4-3)

    1. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Soucek

      1. HenrikFPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Appreciate the feedback - thanks!

    2. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Soucek. He's def due and fixtures becoming easier soon

      1. HenrikFPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Soucek does look good.
        Thanks!

    3. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Souchef

  4. Kristobal
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Thoughs on Batshuayi?
    Anyone think he will start with Ayew back from illness?

    1. Long ago I drew a walrus
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Desperate much?

      1. Kristobal
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Not that desperate tbh.

        He is a Belgium international with a pretty good goal stats for £5.8.
        Could be good value.

        Ok. So

        A) Watkins
        B) Batshuayi

  5. istanbul05
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    2 FTs with £0m ITB:

    A) Robbo to Cresswell
    B) Dallas to Masuaku
    C) Burn FT

    Martinez, Forster
    Robbo, Chilwell, Dallas, KWP, 3.9
    Salah, Son, Pulisic, Rodriguez, Grealish,
    Kane, DCL, Brewster.

    Cheers guys

  6. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Antonio or Bamford?

    1. Bam Saka Laca
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Antonio if fit

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Antonio

    3. istanbul05
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      A

  7. Weak Become Heros
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Reckon Saiss has lost his spot?

    1. F4L
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      yes

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Unsure. He looked poor to me

    3. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      We simply don't know yet imo. And they conceded after subbing him in.

    4. DickFranDyke
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      No, Kilman will. Nuno will go for the experience with Saiss back at LCB and Marçall wing back soon.

      1. Weak Become Heros
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        This is what I hope.

        1. fr3d
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 4 hours ago

          This is also wrong

          1. DickFranDyke
            • 12 Years
            1 year, 4 hours ago

            According to who?

            1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 12 Years
              1 year, 4 hours ago

              FR3D

              1. DickFranDyke
                • 12 Years
                1 year, 4 hours ago

                Talk to Frank

    5. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Nah, Saiss will start at CB. Kilman is a rookie, Saiss has been part of one of the best defenses in the PL for years

    6. Gentle_Turks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      No.

  8. Baps hunter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    I was planning to sell Reece James this week, but now it looks like it might backfire. Everyone seems to want to have Robbo, but I have some doubts tbh. He hasn't done anything after VvD injury and has had poor underlying stats. Naturally not enough data, but there is almost 3 million to use elsewhere.

    1. LSK
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Hold for now imo

  9. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Podence & Jimenez -> Rodriguez & Antonio for free?

    1. Kristobal
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Yes.

      1. Hansel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Wait and see if Antonio is fit

    2. Gentle_Turks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      No. Too early for Antonio. GW8 is the time. Also he might be injured.

  10. Toplad
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Which option:

    A) Bissouma, Bamford
    B) Trossard, Brewster

    Thanks in advance !

    1. F4L
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Prefer Bamford

  11. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    I hate supporting Arsenal. Miss 10 chances then Leicester score.

    Aubameyang has turned into ozil since signing his contract and Arteta is turning into Emery.

    This was a good chance to win and have a good season. We’ll finish below Wolves and Leicester again.

    1. Kristobal
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      It is strange isn’t it?
      I just saw the game and it surprised me how tame Arsenal were and Auba for sure.

    2. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      No creativity. Arteta's plan literally boiled down to "get it to the wing and cross and hope for the best". Of the 10 'chances' most were contested headers in the box

    3. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Yeah, I thought we had turned a corner towards the end of last season but there’s no creativity in the team now.

      Luiz over the top ball to Aubameyang is our tactic now.

  12. Slitherene
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    McCarthy ¦
    TAA - Coady - Justin
    Salah - Son - Grealish - Jorginho
    Kane - Aguero* - Maupay
    ¦ Ward - Bissouma - Taylor

    Who to get in for Aguero, for the next 2?

  13. Doctor Evil
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Wilson and Sterling to Kane and.....

    A Foden
    B Zaha
    C Grealish
    D none/other

    Current team

    Martinez
    Saiss Kilman Robbo Chillwell Mitchell
    Salah Sterling Son Bruno Biss
    Wilson DCL Brewster

    1. bitars
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Grealish.

    2. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Grealish

    3. LSK
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      I have A and C but I think B and C are the safer picks. C if pushed but there’s nothing in it

    4. Doctor Evil
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Done to Grealish. Hopefully Kane Dont get injured tomorrow. Couldn’t risk another price rise

    5. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      B

  14. All The Aces
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Can anyone fill me in on how Che Adams looked today? I wonder if he may be worth considering over Watkins with Saints on the up?

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      He had a lot of time to score his goal, that won't happen very often. Could be nice option to rotate with those fixtures, but I wouldn't want to start him every week.

    2. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Looks good value for sure. He's actually the main striker while Ings is the supporting striker

    3. All The Aces
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Hmmm, I like Watkins, his hold up play for a youngster is first class but he got no service against Leeds. I think I will stick with him for another week. Cheers.

  15. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Jesus! 24 with Kane and Son to go!

    Shocking weekend!

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Don't know anyone that has made 40

      1. Captain Vantastic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        47 with Kane and Son left.

      2. Brosstan
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        I'm on 39 with Lamptey, Son and Kane to go. Should be good

      3. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        For once. 40 with Kane Son and Lamptey to go.

      4. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        41 with Kane and Son to go.

    2. All The Aces
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      28 with Kane, Son and Lamptey. Got Mesllier and Justin on the goddam bench as well!

    3. HVT
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      41

  16. osceola31909
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Who are the nailed Southampton defenders?

  17. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    What are people’s thoughts on Zouma @ 5?

    1. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      I'm wondering the same thing. I need to replace Reese James, and I don't want to go from one non-nailed defender to another.

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        I think I'll wait one week with Reece James. Frank has a decision to make and I'm not expecting those 1 pt cameos. Nor do I trust Zouma.

    2. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      I'd rather any of the attacking 4.5s

  18. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Team for next week is garanteed 100 points!

    Martinez
    Robbo KWP Justin
    Salah Son Zaha Grealish
    Kane Jimi DCL
    Steer Lamptey Stephens Mitchell

    1. GuenDoozy
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      45 is the new 100

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Looks strong

    3. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Sorry added a 0 there, I'll be happy with 10 points

  19. iL PiStOlErO
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Poor gunners, looks like they went at the wrong Party again.

  20. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    How should I feel about losing 17 points by selling Vardy for Kane -4 and benching Justin?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Depends on tomorrow.

      1. Super Saints
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        I captained Salah though so don't want Kane to go too big!

        1. iL PiStOlErO
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 4 hours ago

          Haha, classic fpl. You just got to love it.

  21. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    So PvA was a mistake. What to do now? He’s too pricey to bench and too risky to start. Sell right?

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      ?!? U serious? He was just eased in after injury and looked good.

    2. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Keep, he will start soon enough, probably this gw

  22. DIMITRIS
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Barnes and Aguero OUT for:
    A) Pulisic and Werner
    B) Mane and Bamford
    C) Bale and DCL
    D) Bruno and Watkins/Bamford/Maupay
    E) simply Aguero to Kane and leave Barnes, no hit ( I have 0.4 ITB )

    1. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      E

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        cheers

    2. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      E

  23. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Vardy only played 30 min? Came off bench to score winner or what?

    1. DIMITRIS
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Exactly

      1. Stupendous
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Amazing. Arsenal hilarious

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Half hour party is still better then hour and a half partey.

      1. Zogzeg
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Very nice work!

  24. Mackans
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Podence & Jimenez -> Rodriguez & Antonio for free??

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Antonio is injured

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Not this week

    3. GE
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Wait and see for Antonio’s news

  25. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Hi..struggling at 3.5m.......think I probably need to lose reece james as have uncertainty with him, saiss and mitchell.....1mitb

    A .....james to chilwell (means I can't afford watkins to Antonio gw8 if he is fit)

    B....james to defender up to 5.5m? Dias, keane, ayling, kwp....no idea who.

    C.....save ft (potential for both james and saiss not to play tho)

    Martinez
    Taa saiss James (mitchell lamptey )
    Salah son pulisic foden( Burke)
    Kane dcl watkins

    Thanks

    1. GE
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      C IMO

    2. LSK
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Save. If James plays he could be in the points. Same with Saiss. If they don’t your subs could do well. Lamptey can assist vs Spurs. Palace can easily get a clean sheet against a low-scoring Wolves.

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Thanks

    3. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      C Mitchell and Lamptey can cover and more info is needed imo. Transferring either Saiss or R James can easily backfire. I am considering sneaky Robbo to Kilman to get some money for serious upgrade next week. Both James and Saiss could also haul easily next week. I spotted Saiss near New goal waiting for tap in and R James got 8 pts and created chances.

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        thanks

  26. Hect.OR 98th
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Yet another dismal day in my dreadful season. At 4.7m OR and now on 19(-4) with 4 to play this week. Team looks great on paper, just can't seem to catch a break. It's a good job I still enjoy this game, otherwise I'd have given up weeks ago.

    1. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Captain left at least? Felt a bit sorry for you but at the same time had to laugh when Mitro missed penalty last week 😛

      1. Hect.OR 98th
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 4 hours ago

        Nope, Salah(c) this week.

  27. GE
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    1) Maupay -> Antonio
    2) Mitchell -> Kilman
    3) Saiss -> Kilman
    4) Grealish and Saiss -> Zaha and Kilman
    5) Grealish and Maupay -> Zaha and Antonio
    6) Other suggestions?

    (2FT, 0.0 itb)

    Martinez
    Robertson/Chilwell/Saiss
    Salah/Son/James/Grealish
    Kane/DCL/Maupay

    Bench: Button, Dallas, Mitchell, Bissouma

  28. Riggs
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    Martinez (Steer)
    Robbo Saiss Lamptey (Taylor) (Ferguson)
    Salah Son Grealish Zaha (Burke)
    DCL Ings Kane

    2 FT and 0.3 ITB
    Some ideas?

  29. Warbling Wendy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    I'm looking forward to a Munday special "punishment" article regarding Jimenez when the Wolves - Newcastle report comes in tomorrow

    1. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      FPL Managers STUNNED as Reliable Raul PUNISHES sellers

  30. STONEROSES
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 4 hours ago

    What’s the general feeling with replacing Digne?
    Chilwell fix look decent

    1. LSK
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Yep, obvious choice

    2. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Yes

    3. maglia rosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 4 hours ago

      Worth a reply just for the Roses name and Seahorses front cover 😉 Still very early in the season. Hasn't Chillwell played less games than the previously ponderous Zouma or James. A frustration with Digne for sure. I'd always try to get the best option i can regardless of price although as the article points out a bargain is always helful.