Scout Notes

What Salah blank against Sheff Utd means after Mané’s latest FPL score

Liverpool 2-1 Sheff Utd

  • Goals: Roberto Firmino (£9.3m), Diogo Jota (£6.3m) | Sander Berge (£5.0m)
  • Assists: Sadio Mané x2 (£12.0m) | Oli McBurnie (£5.7m)
  • Bonus points: Firmino x3, D Jota x2, Berge x1

Point of Mo Return

Fantasy Premier League managers who captained Mohamed Salah (£12.4m) for Gameweek 6 can certainly feel rather hard done by given the way Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Sheffield United played out.

The heavily-backed Egyptian was not particularly involved in proceedings initially, after the Blades won a controversial 13th-minute penalty. And a move away from the traditional 4-3-3 formation seemed to hinder Salah finding any kind of rhythm.

He was officially deployed as the centre-forward in a 4-2-3-1 with Diogo Jota (£6.3m) operating in his usual right attacking midfield berth, although this development seemed to cause the former Wolves man and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.4m) to get in each other’s way and damage supply to Salah.

But even after the Reds turned things around in the second half, it appeared the FPL gods were truly against the Egyptian.

Alexander-Arnold found Salah with a trademark 62nd-minute through-ball from deep, allowing him to nip in behind the Sheffield United defence and poke beyond Aaron Ramsdale (£4.9m). However, the goal was chalked off by VAR for a very marginal, albeit correct, offside call.

Then, in the 81st minute, Salah peeled an agile turn off the back of John Egan (£4.9m) to get behind the Blades’ defence and go one-on-one with Ramsdale. This time he shimmied inside the six-yard box and flicked his deft shot… onto the post.

Backed by over 40% of the Fantasy Football Scout captain poll for this weekend, Salah’s second blank of the season could be a Gameweek-defining event considering that Harry Kane (£10.8m) proved the most popular skipper in the top 10k.

While it is unlikely to offer too much comfort in the event that Spurs’ key attackers explode on Monday night, the fact that Salah was so unfortunate not to return is surely enough to keep him in the captaincy conversation for Gameweek 7 when West Ham come to Anfield.

Mané of the Moment?

Salah’s blank was made all the more conspicuous by an eight-point haul for Sadio Mané (£12.0m) who has proved a more reliable asset since returning from his coronavirus-related absence in Gameweek 4.

In the last two matches, Salah has registered a total of nine points, while his left-sided colleague has totted up a total of 14.

On the Virg

Against Sheffield United, Fantasy managers got their first look at Liverpool without Virgil van Dijk (£6.4m) in the Premier League.

After keeping out Ajax in the Champions League midweek, the Reds were a little more vulnerable on Saturday evening.

Liverpool were actually boosted by the unexpected return of Alisson (£5.9m) behind a centre-back pairing of Fabinho (£5.5m) and Joe Gomez (£5.4m), although they were still unable to keep a first home clean sheet of the 2020/21 Premier League campaign.

For all the Blades’ struggles in front of goal this season, they still asked questions of Liverpool’s defence on Saturday night.

Oli McBurnie (£5.7m) ghosted in behind Alexander-Arnold in the 20th minute, allowed enough time to fire a left-footed shot across Alisson’s goal.

Then in the 23rd minute, George Baldock (£5.4m) pressed into space left by Andrew Robertson (£7.1m) to loop a cross to the back post where Ben Osborn (£4.9m) fired a powerful volley at the Reds’ goalkeeper.

The right wing-back then had a fierce effort from the edge of the box deflected wide for a corner after John Lundstram‘s (£5.3m) initial ball was cleared.

That said, owners of Alexander-Arnold and Robertson can arguably feel as hard-done-by as those who captained Salah regarding Liverpool’s clean sheet.

None of the aforementioned chances created by Sheffield United found their way into Alisson’s net, the Blades scoring from a controversial penalty, with replays heavily suggesting that Fabinho won the ball when tackling McBurnie, as well as the incident taking place outside the penalty box…

So, is it worth holding onto the Liverpool defensive double-up? It certainly gets more difficult each week, but, forgetting what they have shown in the first five Gameweeks, the clean sheet wipeout feels more about bad luck on this occasion. Sander Berge‘s (£5.0m) spot-kick was the first one Liverpool had faced at Anfield in the Premier League for 37 such matches there.

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Robertson, Gomez, Fabinho, Alexander-Arnold; J Henderson, Wijnaldum; Mané, Firmino (Minamino 83′), D Jota (Milner 83′); Salah.

Sheffield United XI: Ramsdale; Ampadu, Egan, Basham; Stevens, Osborn, Berge, Lundstram (McGoldrick 76′), Baldock; Brewster (Burke 54′), McBurnie.

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610 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    29 days, 12 hours ago

    Why am I thinking of doubling up with Chillwell and James for then next three.

    Why am I doing this to myself 😆

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      I'm getting Chilwell for Taa too.
      If anything for next 3 looks decent for Chelsea.
      Azpi makes james tricky

    2. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Fan fever

    3. Maddamotha
      • 4 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Will James start?

    4. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Don't like james, looking to get rid

    5. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      James isn't nailed. Waste of 5 mil.

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        I already have him. Can easily ship him for someone like a West Ham defender after next week if I must.

    6. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Get Dallas instead

  2. jimmyabs1987
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    29 days, 12 hours ago

    1 FT use it save and mini wild card next week?

    Martinez
    Saiss, TAA, Lamptey
    Salah, Son, Zaha, Jamez
    Jiminez, DCL, Kane

    0.1 ITB

    Any obvious moves?

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Save

    2. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Without your bench, it's harder to give advice.

      I personally would be looking to play someone ahead of Lamptey next week.

      I'm selling James Justin for a Leeds DFer - boring transfer I know, but it will be a good long term move and will mean I can bench Lamptey next week v's Spurs away.

    3. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Would have loved to see who you had on the bench. Not comfortable starting Lamptey against the best attack that can score against them

      Still, there's no obvious replacement outside Kilman (which is a short term move), so roll

    4. SalahMane Rush T
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Very good side!! Impressive!

    5. jimmyabs1987
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      My bench is woeful

      Dunne, Mitchell, Alzate

  3. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    29 days, 12 hours ago

    I think I might be saving a FT. That's weird...

    Mart
    Robbo Digne Chilwell
    Salah Son James Grealish Foden
    (K)ane DCL

    Steer Kilman Brewster Lamptey

    0.0 ITB, 1FT

    Hopefully, no injuries or the like

    Kilman over Robbo really tempts me, but I guess I'll stick and see what happens. Lower risk

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Save

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Thanks mate. First time it's felt this obvious to me this season, so I'll do that

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      I dare you to save FT 😛

      Today's games most likely will change that though...

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Lmao! I'm more surprised than you are, and I accept the dare 🙂

        Today's games might change things if Everton boys get injured or suspended... Or Kilman hauls again on my freaking bench (definitely starts over Robbo, then)

        Digne blank wouldn't even surprise me, as S'oton's a good team. Just couldn't get over his increased attacking threat without Richarlison, or set pieces if James doesn't start. Digne starts vs Castle, still

    3. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Nice team I'm already a full 2m short of that and it's only GW6.

  4. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    29 days, 12 hours ago

    who woudl you do Trossard to? Barkley, McGinn or Bowen?

    1. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Brighton is the type of team to score vs Spurs

      Spurs attack is great, but their defence isn't (same with Pool)

      Roll

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        i was thinking that tbh

    2. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      If u already have a Villa attacker, Bowen. Otherwise, Barkley

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        no ham or villa

    3. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Have patience with Trossard. He will come up good. If you must transfer him out, go for Bowen

  5. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    29 days, 12 hours ago

    Dunno about you guys but I'm finding this season very difficult. So many hat-tricks, braces and double figure hauls. But not a whole lot of them in my team! Seem to be chasing the points around like some kind of macabre game of whack-a-mole.

    Since WC-ing in GW3, I've been putting fires out in my team spending hits, every single week, and yet, my team could still do with multiple transfers to get it to where I want it to be. But on the other hand, my pre-WC team was poor as well, so I can't even say that I played my WC at the wrong time.

    I hope going forward that things start to calm down and return to something approaching normalcy. My blood pressure can't take all this craziness!

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      This Feeling is mutual Amongst most 😎

    2. pablo discobar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Until fans are back expect the unexpected each gw.

      1. Ser Davos
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        This is true too

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      For every gw this season, I get a kick in my nuts. Very soon my balls will fall off

    4. Pumpy Pro
      • 11 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Luck doesn't always pick and choose. All you can do is pick the team you feel will get points and once that deadline goes it is in hands of the FPL gods. Just keep picking the most logical team and don't chase points like 95% on here and it will come i guess.

    5. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      I feel you man. I can't recall a season in 15 years of playing where seemingly every move I make is punished. No salah GW1, WC GW3 when my awful GW2 side suddenly turned up and the 3 bookies favourites for the week got routinely trounced, Werner out before his haul. The list goes on. Just got to try and enjoy it though. If you've got a current rank as bad as mine it gives us a nice challenge to climb up to something respectable from such a low position 🙂

  6. abaalan
    • 4 Years
    29 days, 12 hours ago

    Exact money to do these for free today, Y/N?

    Maupay + Pullisic -> DCL + Zaha ?

    1. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      I know Pulisic hasn't set the world on fire, but, I think he's looking better each game. And, in Chelsea's last game he was the most threatening player.

      I'm keeping him for the next few at least.

    2. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Keep Pulisic for Burnley

    3. Africa United
      • 8 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      No

  7. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    29 days, 12 hours ago

    To all those my dear managers who have gone with Mo Salah as captain this gw.

    Brace yourselves, our rank is about to sink beneath the ocean bed

    1. xHaTr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Absolute rubbish

    2. seewhyaxe
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      I'm already ranked 3.2m...

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Hehehehe. I am around 6m OR 😆

    3. GuenDoozy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Already around 2m

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Lol... 😆

    4. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Jokes on you already there!

  8. FPL Virgin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    29 days, 12 hours ago

    "On the Virg"

    😆 😆 😆

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      I thought you didn't read those articles...

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      so you like the puns now? That coffee obviously worked then

  9. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    29 days, 12 hours ago

    Thoughts on Fabianski? I want to get rid of Guaita who I actively hate and don't want the template Martinez pick.

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Not worth using a FT on

    2. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Just get Martinez. It's too early in the season to worrying about ownership and templates.

      Martinez is a good keeper playing for a decent-ish DF. I wouldn't over-think it until much later in the season

    3. ivantys
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        I'm keeping until GW12 then go Leno, unless you are on a wild card I won't waste a transfer on keeper.

      • FPL Virgin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        I would 100% keep Guaita. 11 point hauls on their way soon.

      • Major League Shocker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Sounds like a good pick, although you might want to wait until after Liverpool -- a 0-0 between Wolves and Palace would not surprise me.

      • Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Could be worse. You could have Ramsdale.

        Got 2 FT this week and sorely tempted to bin him for Guaita or Matinez.

    4. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Did James Rodriguez travel to Southampton?

      Please tell me No

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        He's gonna play I bet.

        1. Frucke
          • 5 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          143k transfered out

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        He did, in the squad

      3. Three-Five-Two
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Yes

      4. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        He'll start

      5. SalahMane Rush T
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        I believe he will be starting, he is there according to Liverpool echo

      6. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Thanks all. Not the news I wanted... heck

      7. Pumpy Pro
        • 11 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        1 point cameo would be perfect but i fear he will haul. Maybe someone can give him a little love tap on that hematoma for us

        1. Hakim Ziyech
          • 1 Year
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Haha. Heavy kick on the hematoma during warm up will be good

      8. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        My mind is telling me yes but my body ....

    5. Ronnies
      • 5 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      McCarthy
      TAA, Ayling, Saiss, Lewis
      Salah, Mane Son, Grealish
      Jimenez, DCL

      Forster, Justin, Brewster, Bissouma

      0.5m ITB, 1 free transfer.

      Good to go for Gameweek 7 or can anyone suggest a transfer that could help my team?

      Thanks.

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Lewis/Justin to Konsa

      2. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Probably save with that team. Two tansfers will come in handy next week and you can think about if you want to keep Jimi for longer and you can also get rid of Justin as well

      3. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        good to go

    6. Frucke
      • 5 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Why didnt ward play yesterday?

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Because Clyne did

        1. Frucke
          • 5 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Haha, saw that

          1. Major League Shocker
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            And then Mitchell moved to RB when PVA came in.

            1. Frucke
              • 5 Years
              29 days, 12 hours ago

              Yes, i didnt expect that

      2. Amey
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Injured on Friday during training

        1. Frucke
          • 5 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Thank you Amey

        2. Long ago I drew a walrus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          29 days, 11 hours ago

          I thought it was because someone at Palace browsed the FPL circles and realised the cool kids all think he's crap so they took him out of the firing line

    7. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Good to go.

    8. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Martinez
      Robbo - Lamptey - Semedo (James, Dunne)
      Mane - Sterling - Rodriguez - Foden - Podence
      Kane - DCL (Brewster)
      O ITB 1 FT

      Thoughts? I'm debating just banking the FT and moving for West Ham assets next GW. Antonio/Coufal/Soucek on my radar.

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Podence or James out. Or both. See how Podence does first though. I like James to Dallas

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          James -> Coufal is on my radar

    9. Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Semedo to Chilwell on a ft this week or hold?

      Martinez
      Semedo Saiss Robbo
      Salah Son Grealish Barnes Jrod
      DCL Kane
      steer Lamptey Mitchell Brewster
      0.3 itb

      1. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Hold

      2. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Hold definitely .....

      3. Rinseboy
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        cheers boys

      4. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Hold, but your next few transfers might be spent on that defence

    10. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Reece James. Keep or sell?

      1. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        I am also an owner and if he starts in the Champions League game i will sell him.

      2. Africa United
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        I would keep for next 3

      3. Pumpy Pro
        • 11 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Lol keep. I love my ' rivals ' getting 1 pointers

    11. Africa United
      • 8 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Zaha to. Lookman for two weeks?

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        No. But I really like Lookman

      2. Amey
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Wow

        1. Africa United
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          I got Zaha for Brighton and Fulham games he got 9/13 respectively ...
          I knoW Iit seems crazy but he'll blank next 3 !

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Fair play

            1. Africa United
              • 8 Years
              29 days, 12 hours ago

              wolv. Leeds. Burnley are not appearing at all especially that crystal palace are so limited offensively

              Might backfire big but no risk no fun

              1. Amey
                • 2 Years
                29 days, 12 hours ago

                Definitely
                GL 🙂

      3. Frucke
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Zaha played really good yesterday

      4. ALI_G
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        no

        Lookman looks ok but Fulham are trash

        1. Africa United
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Yea against WestBrom
          Had two shots in post

      5. Africa United
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Thanks for replies cheers!

      6. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        I would say no, and not biased but would keep Zaha over Lookman. This season playing as the last man opposition players cant afford to foul him as much as in his old position (was one of the most fouled players prev seasons), getting allot more freedom and better results from him as we seeing.

        1. Africa United
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          I love Zaha anyways so probably gonna keep you probably right thanks lads for replies

    12. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      any changes?

      Mart Mes
      Robbo Castagne Chill KWP Ward
      Salah Son Grealish Rod Soucek
      Kane DCL Brew

      2FT 0.1 ITB

      bit stumped what to change - may just burn FT

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Castagne and Ward can go. Soucek to Lookman?

        1. ALI_G
          • 2 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          yeah was thinking Ward to Kilman

          Castagne to Regulion?

          1. Coys96
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Not sure about Reguilon, prefer Cancelo

        2. Major League Shocker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Soucek out, right before the fixtures improve? Madness.

          1. Coys96
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Hardly madness. Lookman looks great and has West Brom next

        3. Africa United
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          This Castagne to Mings

    13. SomeoneKnows
      • 4 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Martinez
      Robbo, Chilwell, Saiss
      Salah, Son, Rodriguez, Grealish
      Kane, DCL, Maupay

      Forster, Soucek, Dallas, Mitchell
      0.5m ITB, 2 free transfers

      Transfer ideas?

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Maupay out to Antonio?
        Soucek to Lookman?

        1. SomeoneKnows
          • 4 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Wasn't Antonio injured during the game? And I don't get the Lookman love, though my patience with Soucek is running out despite just being a bench player

          1. Coys96
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Watch Fulham and you'll rate Lookman. Hit post twice yesterday and could've had another. Prefer him to Soucek.

            Antonio should be fine

    14. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      If you don't have 2FTs, unless your player is injured or suspended, the answer to your transfer question is 'hold transfer' almost 100% of the time...

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        And it's boring !

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Maybe but I'm finding it a lot easier to just be content with the game this way. And it's not because I have a good rank, I'm sub 1m... But I put myself less in rage inducing situations by being more conservative with hits and flip flop transfers

          1. Amey
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            If it is suiting you nothing like that.
            I'm way too impatient

    15. camarozz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      2fts.. Anything I should do here???

      Martinez

      Robbo/Reguilon/Saiss

      Salah/Son/Grealish/Jrod

      Kane/Watkins/DCL

      (Dallas/Mitchel/Soucek)

      Don't reply wanna burn a ft

      1. camarozz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Really *

      2. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Of course. Never burn

        Perhaps Soucek to Lookman, or Mitchell out

        1. ALI_G
          • 2 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          COYS are you Lookman's agent 🙂

          1. Coys96
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Haha! Watch yesterdays highlights!

          2. Amey
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            He's a spark !
            Very very proactive player

        2. camarozz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Yes like Lookman but 1)keeping Soucek for the fixtures I got him for and 2) Fulham are shite.

      3. Wrench
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Watkins to Antonio or Bamford, or maybe Mitchell to Kilman?
        Nice team.

        1. Coys96
          • 3 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Not Watkins out before Saints

      4. Africa United
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Really good team wait on it till the games end

      5. Major League Shocker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Are you sure you want the double Villa attack?

        1. camarozz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          No thinking Watkins to Antonio after nxt gw.

      6. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        I wish I had 2FT's!

        Get rid of Watkins for Bamford perhaps?

    16. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Would appreciate any comments on my team and plans for next week;

      ............Martinez
      .....TAA - Saiss - Justin*
      Mo - Son - Pulisic - J-Rod - Podence*
      .......Kane(c) - DCL
      Bench: Brewster - Lamptey - Mitchell
      1FT & 0.7 ITB

      Obviously, a lot will depend on how Podence does today - if he even starts.
      But, basically if he plays and does okay, then I'll keep him for CPL game next week. If he's benched or looks awful, then I'll prioritize him out first.

      But anyway, provisionally, which one looks best?

      A) Justin > Ayling
      B) Justin > Masuaku
      C) Podence > Barkley
      D) Podence > 6.2 (who?)
      E) Justin & Podence > Ayling/Masuaku & Barkley
      F) save FT

      Not keen on saving by the way, as I don't want to play Justin or Lamptey this week

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        A or E, depending on today

        1. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Thx for the reply. That's my preference too

      2. Rasping Drive
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Just keep Podence regardless, you have so much more flexibility with 2FTs

      3. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Justin has to go, regardless

        Justin to Coufal

        Sort Podence out next GW, even if benched... Except if injured

        And yes, Podence to Barkley

        1. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Oh. Coufal's fixture says no

          Roll FT and do both next GW, sorry

      4. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Thx for the replies chaps!

    17. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      TAA is beginning to try my patience to the limit now.

      For £7.5m he needs to be getting regular assists and CS. Not one or the other, but both.

      Kind of getting neither from him, which makes him poor value right now.

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        VVd out has changed the entire value of pool defenders. Remember how trash they were defensively before he came in, always reliant on scoring 2-3 goals a game to win

      2. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        He's a goner for me as soon as I have a transfer to spare.

        At least he is playing and has a 'decent fixture' (if there is such a thing these days) which means he's safe for another week in my side.

        But totally agree with you, I'm struggling to find any good reasons to keep him to be honest.

      3. Gandalf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Yup clearly not worth his price tag at the moment. Got Chilwell and Saiss already so keeping for now until eventually wildcard

        1. Nomar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Yes, I have Doherty who is more of an immediate need to replace, so he easily becomes Chilwell this week.

          The fact that TAA is nailed is what's been saving him so far.

          To be honest, him, Ramsdale, Doherty and Tierney were all pretty awful picks in hindsight.

          1. Gandalf
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Doherty the most unlucky of those, could well have worked out if was allowed to play to his strengths

    18. SIGGYMETIMBER
      • 5 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      Neto not in Wolves squad?

      1. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        That'd be great!

        Where did you hear this?

      2. Pumpy Pro
        • 11 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Source?

      3. John Nerdelbaum
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Source?

        1. SIGGYMETIMBER
          • 5 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Wolves fan on twitter

          1. SIGGYMETIMBER
            • 5 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Bradley Parker

        2. Pumpy Pro
          • 11 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          https://mobile.twitter.com/parker_bradley/status/1320346925380624384

          The guy is of little relevance to anyone in terms of ITK but obviously he heard some rumours

    19. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      29 days, 12 hours ago

      It's unfortunate that Antonio is such an injury risk. Don't thing I can bring him in, transfer waiting to happen and constant worry.. Rather Bowen

      1. BeWater
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          I'm still bringing him in. Anything is better than Mitrovic.

        • thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          I'll get him once he's back. He's a cracking player - both in FPL & real life!

          He gets injured... I'll just transfer him out

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Yes it's a valid approach.. im trying to play extra conservative this season, trying to avoid hits. And for me that includes avoiding crocks like Pulisic and now Antonio until he shows ability to play 90

        • Amey
          • 2 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          He gives 200% on pitch.
          Maybe that's why he's so prone to muscle injuries as he tries so hard.
          Moyes said it's not dangerous though.

      2. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Best midfielder up to 6.0?

        1. Coys96
          • 3 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          If including 6.0, Barkley. Klich or Lookman otherwise

        2. Amey
          • 2 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Soucek

        3. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Barkley is what I'm looking at for Podence replacement

          1. DA Minnion
            • 8 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Was invisible against Leeds.

        4. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          cheers

      3. SuperDan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Pick one:
        A) TAA & Podence
        B) Chillwell & Grealish
        C) Robbo & Grealish

        1. Coys96
          • 3 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          B

      4. hueycho
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Think salah was much better before his hair cut :S

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          rubbish

          1. hueycho
            • 1 Year
            28 days, 17 hours ago

            U r rubbish!

      5. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 12 hours ago

        Come on Rodriguez please start!

        1. Coys96
          • 3 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          He will.

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            I hope so

        2. DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          Think he will.

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Fingers and toes crossed!

        3. BeWater
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            I would be very surprised if he doesn't.

          • Gandalf
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Travelled with the squad, just whether starting or on bench. As McCarthy owner and no Rodriguez/DCL I'm selfishly hoping for the latter!

          • thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            He'd bloody better start!

            I've got Brewster mincing around on my bench with his blank.

        4. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          29 days, 12 hours ago

          ⚽ Team News 📰
          EVERTON : Pickford, Digne, Godfrey, Mina, Keane, Allan, Doucoure, Sigurdsson, Iwobi, Rodriguez, Calvert-Lewin.
          Subs: Olsen, Delph, Nkounkou, Bernard, Gomes, Godfrey, Davies.

          SOUTHAMPTON : McCarthy, Walker-Peters, Bertrand, Vestergaard, Bednarek, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong, Redmond, Adams, Ings.
          Subs: Forster, Stephens, Long, Tella, Diallo, Vokins, N'Lundulu.

          1. Hybrid.power
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            JRod!!!!!!!!

          2. Yankee Toffee
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            Hamez starts!

          3. Gnu
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            29 days, 12 hours ago

            2 x Godfrey?

            1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              29 days, 12 hours ago

              Should be Gordon and not Godfrey on bench

              1. Gnu
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                29 days, 12 hours ago

                Cheers. 🙂