Scout Notes

The Rodriguez fitness latest as unavailability issues harm Calvert-Lewin’s FPL output

Southampton 2-0 Everton

  • Goals: James Ward-Prowse (£5.8m), Che Adams (£5.8m)
  • Assists: Danny Ings (£8.5m) x2
  • Red Cards: Lucas Digne (£6.2m)
  • Bonus: Ward-Prowse x3, Ings, Adams x2

Southampton secured a convincing win over a poor Everton side that is perhaps beginning to buckle under the strain of injuries and suspensions.

Goals from James Ward-Prowse (£5.8m) and Che Adams (£5.8m), both set up by the Saints’ most popular Fantasy Premier League (FPL) asset, the 18%-owned Danny Ings (£8.5m), earned the home side a deserved victory.

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s team comprehensively outplayed the visitors, out-shooting them 12-6 and having three times the number of attempts on target (six to two).

Small wonder, then, that the coach was a happy man post-match:

I think it was overall one of our best performances.

There was nothing positive to be found from an Everton perspective, however.

Toothless Toffees

Much of the pre-match talk, at least in Fantasy circles, revolved around the health of Toffees midfielder James Rodriguez (£8.0m).

In the end, his now-legendary haematoma didn’t keep him from playing, but it might as well have done.

The 38.9%-owned playmaker was a peripheral figure for much of the game. Then again, that was one up on many of the visiting team as Carlo Ancelotti’s side struggled to deal with Southampton’s pressing, organisation and commitment.

The Colombian also seemed to be struggling towards the end of the match, with his manager saying:

I think we have to check in the next few days. He was tired at the end, he felt his muscle a little bit. But I don’t think it’s a big problem.

The most-owned player in FPL, Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.7m and 56.8%), had a terrible day. Starved of service, he managed only two penalty area touches and didn’t have a single attempt.

In fact, he touched the ball just 18 times all game. Only one player, Southampton midfielder Ibrahima Diallo (£4.5m), had fewer, with 14. But he was on the pitch for four minutes.

A booking added to his, and his owners’, woes. A decent enough short-term schedule should mean Calvert-Lewin’s one-pointer doesn’t lead to too many sales, although there are other reasons why investment in Everton assets is looking less appealing all in.

In Squad We Can’t Trust

The Merseyside derby dismissal of Richarlison (£7.8m) had an impact on the strength and balance of Ancelotti’s team on the south coast.

The Toffees have not won a single game without the winger in their squad since his move to the north-west and that unwanted record was extended on Sunday.

Alex Iwobi (£5.9m) filled in for the Brazilian and was hooked after 45 unconvincing minutes, while a second start of the season for Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.9m) lasted 12 minutes longer but wasn’t much better, although the Iceland international did hit the bar with a long-range shot in the first half.

But the real problem came from a hamstring injury that denied the team the experience and expertise of Seamus Coleman (£5.0m) at right-back.

With three other defenders already on the injury list, that meant centre-half Ben Godfrey (£5.0m) shifting across to the flank. The experiment didn’t go well.

Hasenhuttl denied that his team targeted Godfrey:

No, it was a coincidence that we played more on this side. It’s more important that you’re dangerous on every side, flexibility is the key. We lured them a little bit and played through the lines.

But the reality spoke differently, with left-back Ryan Bertrand (£5.0m) finding himself much further forward than team-mate Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.5m) and creating three chances to the right-back’s nil.

Coleman’s absence also had an impact on Rodriguez, who was forced that much deeper and less central in a vain bid to provide some kind of help for Godfrey.

As if Ancelotti’s defensive problems weren’t already marked, Lucas Digne (£6.2m) dished out some more pain for his boss when he was shown a straight red card for a challenge, part frustration, part spite, on Walker-Peters in the 71st minute.

Hasenhuttl was not happy:

Yes. It was nasty. It looked like he tried to kick him first and then the stamp. It was a clear red card.

And neither was Ancelotti:

The red card was a joke, it was not intentional, for sure it was not violent. Maybe all this talk all week against Pickford, against Richarlison, affected the decision and if so it’s not right, it’s not fair. We will appeal, for sure.

Intentional or not, it ended in a nasty rake down Walker-Peters’ achilles. And unless that appeal succeeds, the 18.7%-owned Digne will not be in league action again until Gameweek 10 at the end of November.

In their current state, Everton can ill afford his absence, although it does throw up the intriguing possibility of budget FPL defender Niels Nkounkou (£4.0m) getting a game or three, with Fabian Delph (£4.9m) another candidate for the role.

But, just six games in, Everton’s squad is down to the bare bones in places and the loss of Digne is another potential short-term blow to Calvert-Lewin, given how much service the full-back provides from the left flank.

Saints Alive

Southampton are considerably less troubled in that department, with the one change to the side on Sunday forced by loanee Theo Walcott (£5.8m) not being eligible to play against his parent club.

Stuart Armstrong (£5.5m) filled in well enough, but it was the strike partnership of Adams and Ings that really caught the eye.

The former scored for the second straight Gameweek and has hauled in three of his last four starts, while Ings continues to show impressive consistency this season.

His first two assists of the campaign meant he’s produced attacking returns in four of the six matches to date.

In terms of value, the pair are ploughing remarkably similar furrows – the more expensive Ings is producing 4.6 points per million (PPM), the cheaper (but less productive) Adams 4.7 PPM.

They were both outshone, however, by midfielder Ward-Prowse, who scored his first goal of the season and took home the maximum bonus award for a double-digit haul.

The Saints’ next six fixtures are fairly favourable and the team as a whole is in a good place, with three clean sheets from their last four unbeaten matches.

That promotes investment in the side from front to back, whereas the opposite looks true for a threadbare-looking Everton squad.


Southampton XI (4-4-2): McCarthy;  Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Bertrand; Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong (Diallo 86′), Redmond; Ings, Adams (N’Lundulu 89′). 

Everton XI (4-3-3): Pickford; Godfrey, Mina, Keane, Digne; Doucoure (Gordon 58′), Allan, Sigurdsson (Delph 58′); Rodriguez, Iwobi (Bernard 45′), Calvert-Lewin. 

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831 Comments Post a Comment
  1. HollywoodXI
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Ranked 3.8m in the world. It’s the worst rank I’ve ever had in 10 years of playing FPL. I like my team. Open to any suggestions at this stage...

    Martinez Steer
    Lamptey Mitchell Kilman Cooper Justin
    Salah Bruno Mahrez Son Grealish
    Kane DCL Brewster

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

      I'd look to move on Mahrez sooner or later. I like Rashford as a replacement but you may not have the funds.

      1. HollywoodXI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        No funds in the bank and only 1 FT

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

          Save then 🙂

        2. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Bank the FT

      2. Hansel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Mahrez + one of the cheaper defenders -> Zaha + Chilwell

        1. HollywoodXI
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Like that move. Have exact funds but would have to take a hit. Worth it?

          1. Salan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Do it in 2 weeks.

    2. lindeg
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      With that rank, I would actually look to ship Salah and go with players like Havertz, Zaha, Pulisic and hope for the best. Salah has blanked 6-7 gws in a row before. The funds would also open up an attacking spot for players like Werner, Ings, Jimenez.

      Good luck!

      1. lindeg
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Or just Salah to Mane!

    3. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      What a horrible defense...

  2. fenixri
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Hi all, I am playing UCL fantasy and I have question about Liverpool possible lineup against Midtylland in Champions league.

    Will Klopp rest his big hitters (Salah, Mane, Robbo, TAA) or will they start? Also what is your opinion on Jota for that match? I will bring three Pool players in my team, currently on Salah/Mane/TAA (using Lwc chip)

    I was playing FPL last year and people here were great with support.

    Ty

    1. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      I am doing the same, Klopp might rest one or two of them but I hope not...

  3. SM001
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Auba & TAA to Salah & Chilwell ???

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

      Yes

    2. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Or mane maybe instead of Salah.

  4. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Best move here?
    A. Pereira + TAA > Son + Kilman
    B. Maupay + Sterling + TAA > Kane + Zaha + Chilwell
    C. Maupay + TAA + Robbo > Kane + Chilwell + Dallas
    D. Any other suggestion

    Martinez Steer
    TAA Robbo Konsa Mitchell Johnson
    Salah Sterling Hamez Pereira Anguissa
    Ings DCL Maupay
    1 FT 0.3 ITB

    Thanks

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

      A

      1. King Kohli
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Cheers Hansel

    2. DAZZ
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Brave losing TAA before west ham. He’s due a haul

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Yup, a dodgy pen decision and a hairline offside away from a 12 pointer at the weekend

      2. King Kohli
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        I know it's risky but have fallen way behind not having Son or Kane.
        What transfers would you suggest?

  5. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Who will you be captaining next GW?

    Kane or Salah?

    Or anyone else?

    1. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Kane, think it's the easier fixture between him and Salah. I'm not considering anyone else barring injuries.

    2. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Kane

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Salah for now, Kane 5 min before deadline 😉

  6. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Everyone excited for tonight?:)

    1. Joey Tribbiani
        1 month, 4 days ago

        im scared

        1. The Strokes
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Same here, no Kane imt

          1. Joey Tribbiani
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Kane blank and Im looking at small green arrow.
              Kane haul and big red.

        2. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          lamptey watch

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

          Not really as I didn't captain Son or Kane.

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

          Yeah, Nick Pope's masterclass will be a pleasure to watch

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

          Kane blank but looks promising or 1 goal max is all I pray for!

        6. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          How often do Burnley concede 3/4 at home? Especially to a mourinho side.

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Guys, I meant the West Brom game clearly

          2. aborg
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            True but this season is crazy so don't be surprised if things turn out the other way round !

            I hope you're right though.

            1. Qaiss
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Everyone expects Spurs to roll them over, forgetting they play for Mourinho who might be more conservative defensively after recently and that Burnley don't often get thumped.

        7. skodaole2
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Pereira, Kane(c), Son, Dier (Castagne's 6 points if he wont play) so yes, hoping to save the 21 points GW today

        8. Runaway
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Hoping here to triple my current GW score of 20 with (K)ane, Son and Lamptey 🙂

      • Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Martinez
        TAA Saiss James
        Salah Mane Son Foden
        Jimenez DCL Watkins

        (Steer Lamptey Bissouma Mitchell)
        0.1m & 2 FTs

        TAA, James & Jimenez ➡️ Chilwell, Kilman & Kane for -4?
        Kane captain next 2 gameweeks (BHA, WBA) looks hard to ignore.

        Will do Foden/Watkins to Bowen/Antonio in GW8.

        Thoughts?

        1. The Strokes
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I like those moves, did James to Chilwell yesterday myself

      • The Strokes
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Martinez
        Robertson - Chilwell – Saiss
        Salah – Sterling – Son – Podence
        Jimmy – DCL - Mapay
        Foster – Lamptey- Mitchell – Burke
        1FT & 0.3 ITB
        Any change to do or wait for next week to get Antonio and move away from Podence & Sterling

        1. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Yes looks G2G for this week.

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

        Martinez (Button)
        Robbo,Konsa,Kilman,Chilwell (Lamptey)
        Salah,Son,Pulisic,Grealish(Bissouma)
        Kane,DCL (Brewster)

        0.5 ITB, should I save my FT?

        1. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Yes save.

      • Major League Shocker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Which is a better plan to get KDB back in GW10? Have only 0.2 ITB.

        A. Downgrade Doherty now to a 4.5 or Kilman, try to build up enough ITB to do Son -> KDB in GW10
        B. Doherty -> Chilwell now. Generate funds for Son -> KDB in GW10 by downgrading TAA

        1. St Pauli Walnuts
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I'd prioritise getting rid of Doherty, way too much money on someone not nailed. Anyone else you can upgrade to KDB? I'd tried to have both him and Son if you can.

      • Sepp Blattered
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        2 FT any ideas what to do?

        Martinez - 4.0
        TAA - Coady - Lamptey - Dallas - Ayling
        Salah - Son - Rodríguez - Grealish - 4.4
        Kane - DCL - Maupay

        1. El Fenomeno R9
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Maybe Dallas/Ayling to 3.9 Coady > Chiiwell

        2. Poison Apple
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I would consider Coady downgrade. Even TAA

      • Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Why am i getting the feeling that getting rid of kane when fixtures turn bad is a bad idea

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Just get him and keep him

        2. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Second season Jose teams start strong but tail off once he goes into "grind out wins" more so it could work out. However he is in form and those teams are able to be counter attacked so it's a tricky decision to make.

          1. El Fenomeno R9
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Just said he cant unleash his attack with problems in defense.
            Hope he dont go for 1-0,2-0 wins as old Jose

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

              His attempts to be pragmatic against Newcastle and West Ham make me feel that he's looking to do more of that in the future, it's an essential part of his style. He'll look to fix the defense sooner rather than later so he can rely on the 1-0s more and more.

          2. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            I guess his form in next 3 will determine if i get kdb back or stick with kane

        3. El Fenomeno R9
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Aha,plan was Kane > Kun but Kane nailed for 90min and can score vs anyone.
          Most probably keep

        4. Major League Shocker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Yeah, I am definitely doing Son -> KDB but whether I do Kane -> Aguero is still uncertain.

      • Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Martinez Steer
        TAA Chilwell Saiss Lamptey Mitchell
        Salah Sterling Son Foden Podence
        Jimenez DCL Brewster
        2ft. 0.3 itb.
        Still havent got Kane but need him for WBA at least. Lose Sterling or TAA to afford Jimenez to Kane?

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

          Kane still needs to get through 2 games.
          On form, it has to be TAA.

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

        Last Man Standing Update (3251 teams)

        Current safety score = 17
        Top score = 75
        LMS average = 30.75 (-1.27) = 29.48
        Players played = 9.36/12.01
        Captains played = 80.54%

        2 games + autosubs to go.

        https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Yes safe again! Kane(C), Son, Maupay left with 21 points

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

            Kane red card confirmed 😛

            1. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Ohnoooo. Flair don't do this to me 😆

      • jimbo90
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Martinez
        TAA Saiss Lamptey Mitchell Taylor
        Son Salah Foden Hamez Podence
        Kane DCL Brewster

        1 FT / 2.2m ITB

        Worth doing TAA & Podence > Kilman & Bruno for a -4?

      • Totti
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        reposting looking for replies

        martinez 4.0
        Reguilon saiss justin (mitchel dunne)
        salah son foden barnes (burke)
        kane calvert jimenez

        1 FT 2.8 itb

        A) save free transfer
        B) barnes -> zaha/ rodriguez/ rashford
        C) other suggestion

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

          save given the fixture for incomers.

      • SalahMane Rush T
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Yep!! I would replace Semedo with Justin Def playing in midfield!!
        That gives you 1.4m ITB I would change Podence for Foden as Jesus and Aguero are injured!!??

        1. SalahMane Rush T
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          This message was for: SEPP BLATTERED

      • focaccia
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        What's my most urgent move? Need either Son or Kane - perhaps having both DCL and JRod is too much. Would appreciate some advice...

        Martinez
        TAA / Chilwell / Justin / Walker Peters
        J Rod / Salah / Sterling / Zaha
        DCL / Werner / (Brewster)

      • Defender picks
        Geoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        There looks to be plenty of value in defence right now, almost across the board, with few expensive options really performing.

        Who are your top defensive picks for value? Who is the best pick under 5.0m? How many high-priced options are you looking at, and who?

        Are you looking at going cheap across your defensive line? Doubling up on Liverpool defence?

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I'm keeping faith with double pool. Have other transfers i wanna make. Saiss to Creswell after Palace match is something i want to do.

          1. Geoff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            I'm thinking Saiss out after GW9 SOU, if I have transfers ready to spend

            1. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              I'm afraid of Vardy and Ings. They can score whenever they want. I had thought of keeping for those 2 matches but i like West Hams matches more and Creswell on setpieces really settled it for me.

            2. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Do u think DCL to Ings is a good transfer after Newcastle match? If everton don't look good again i might do it. Have exact funds of 1.2 itb plus 0.1 from Saiss to Creswell just in case of a price rise for Ings or Creswell before i get em

              1. Geoff
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                I don't have plans to sell him, not yet. 1 blank, good fixtures in 4 of the next 5.

                There are definitely nice cheaper options in attack but I don't see any need to get rid of DCL

                1. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  Cheers thanks

            3. El Niño Yanqui
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Kilman is getting great reviews.

              Saiss looks lost as a winger.

              Mexican announcers who love to be spicy in commentary said: "This player is a clutz and does not know how to play his position"

              So, Saiss needs to be back in Central Defense, that obvious. But did Kilman just take his job?

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

          I have Robbo and TAA, but will likely be reluctantly downgrading TAA to Chilwell in order to partially fund the upgrade of Podence to Bruno.

        3. Over Midwicket
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Masuaku is incredibly underated.

          1. Geoff
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Yeah he's a very nice pick

          2. Dino
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            How so? Does he have good historic returns?

          3. Dino
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Just checked there and he gets almost zero bonus, very rare assists and no goals historically. What makes him underrated? From fpl perspective he gets dropped if west ham switch back to a back four also. Much prefer Cresswell or coufal for West ham def pick

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

          Semedo to Dias GW10 unless not having triple City attack doesn't appeal - I have Foden and Sterling already, may want to add KDB/Aguero/Jesus for the incredible run.

          West Ham have looked very impressive so far, underlying numbers are great and Masuaku appeals with his xGI.

          Silva and Mendy have greatly benefitted Chelsea's defense and I'd like to get on the Chillwell train, though it's difficult to see how.

        5. El Fenomeno R9
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Pumped all money in midfield and attack,will see how that go.

          Lamptey+Ayling/Dallas looks best option under 5m

        6. Mac90
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Has been disappointed at the number of CSs recently.

          So I'm aiming for attacking fullbacks to get their attacking points, instead of Konsa / Killman for example.

          But if teams can get more CSs than the way it is right now, Chillwell seems to be a great choice. Not sure about my Trent/Robbo combo becase of VVD injury.

          1. Mac90
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Looking at Total Points,

            Zaha + James/Grealish + 2 of Konsa/Masuaku/Fornal
            is better than
            Bissouma + Romeu + Trent Robbo

            Miiiight downgrade Trent later on

        7. Young Müller Bebe
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I still have a double Liverpool defence but seeing fewer 'top managers' with them. Atm Wolves assets look good to me, one eye on Chilwell too but tbh not convinced at all by Lampard's managerial ability to get the best out of this team.

          Arsenal have looked hugely improved on the eye test so might be value there if Partey settles, Justin and Leicester are slightly unpredictable but also in the watchlist. Will see how Reguilon does this eve

          1. Mac90
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Why is Reguilon not at risk on being rest btw? I thought Spurs have another LB

            1. Young Müller Bebe
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 3 days ago

              You called it! I am interested in the Spurs backline, need to see who Mou settles for

        8. Hansel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I'm downgrading TAA for a cheapie in order to afford Kane. Already have Robbo and double up feels a bit too much atm. Have my eyes on the West Ham lads. Masuaku looks better to me stats wise than Coufal but think Cresswell is the better pick if you can find the funds. Konsa/Targett, Lamptey also tempting with Leeds lads and KWP closely after.

        9. lugs
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          i'm happy enough with my defense of, Chillwell, Castagne, Semedo, Lamptey & killman, i'm waiting to see how the Wolves defensive picture unfolds before i decide what to do with one of my two players from them,

          if Killman is dropped i have enough itb to jump straight to Coufal, if he keeps his place i might drop Semedo for Bellerin, Cancelo or Coufal if i need the money to upgrade elsewhere

        10. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Currently got Trent, Zouma, Saiss,Lamptey and Mitchell.

          Sounds like Saiss is one to monitor, he's served me well and got a few prices rise out of him, may sell if it looks like his plaxce is threatened. Otherwise I'm not looking to mess about with my defenders.

        11. HashAttack
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Started the season with Mitchell and Ferguson, now have Mitchell and Kilman - Happy to stick to two 4.0M bench players in a 3-4-3 system. Not looking at anybody over 5.5 and haven't had any Liverpool defenders all season

          My other defenders are Chilwell, PVA and Lamptey - planning to downgrade PVA to Coufal

        12. hewittj1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Ex Digne owner here. Swapped for Chilwell yesterday, I think he is a great pick for both defensive and attacking returns

          1. Alberto Tomba
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 3 days ago

            I have Digne too, and Chilwell seems to be the consensus transfer. Neither Chelsea's defensive form or fixtures draw me to the same conclusion though.

            There aren't really any defenders I want right now.. (I don't have Mitchell but is his place secure, and though I have Killman and Saiss I'd say the same for them).

        13. CroatianHammer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 3 days ago

          Happy enough with my back 5. Some unlucky late goals this weekend. Lining up in #GW7:
          Justin, Taylor, Mitchell

          Lamptey and Dunne second and third on the bench.

          Likely banking a second transfer for the following weekend.

      • Poison Apple
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Martinez (4.0)
        Castagne Chilwell Saiss Dallas KWP
        Salah Son Pulisic Grealish (4.5)
        Kane DCL Maupay

        2FT 0ITB

        A. Downgrade Saiss
        B. Change/swap Pulisic
        C. Change/swap Maupay
        D. What would you do?

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

          Nothing urgent there. I have Dallas and, despite CS on Friday, I'm planning to get rid

      • claretparrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Looking to jump on Chelsea defence for their next 3. Can't afford Chilwell.

        Is Zouma worth doing ahead of James just for security of starts/minutes?

        1. Poison Apple
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I wld get the more secure one since u mention abt fixtures

        2. Gregor
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Yeah, I’m thinking of trading James for Zouma.

      • Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Hi....who is the best reeve james replacement here, for up to 6m?

        Do I just for got Chilwell?

        Martinez
        Taa james saiss lamptey Mitchell

        Thanks

        1. Poison Apple
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          I wld go for the chills

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

          Why are you shipping him? Do you think Lamps plays a 4 & he'll drop to the bench against the weaker teams?

          1. Flynny
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Think ill ship as I'll simply never know when he is going to play.

            When I need him I can't rely on him - like last week when he comes off bench on 89 mins and costs me a bench clean sheet

            And this week when I put him on bench and he gets 8 points!!

            Seems an unreliable fantasy asset

      • Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Is the bench ok? Also, who to captain - Salah, Sterling or Son?

        Martinez
        TAA James Dallas
        Salah Sterling Son Foden
        DCL Ings Bamford

        Steere Podence Mitchell Lamptey

      • Hig1990
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Anyone for Hamez to Zaha?

        1. El Fenomeno R9
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Hell no

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      • Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        hold those knees down ... there are still 2 games to go this game week and a full set of mid weeks games in Europe ... anything could happen to your squad 🙂

      • Earn your Spurs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        At Palace the talk was that Mitchell would lose his place once PVA was back, but when PVA came on as sub vs Fulham it was to replace Clyne. Does that mean Mitchell has done enough to secure a place or something else?

        Also any news on Ferguson coming back? I'd expected him after the break

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          anything could happen, mid game substitutions mean very little as a guide to positional play - it tends to be reactionary

          No news on Fergie

      • rnrd
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Watching the last United games, I thought Rashford was really sharp and dangerous. But it is enough to make him a better option than Fernandes although he is 1M less?

      • abhirup780
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Sterling to Mane? sideways move?

        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Yeah no need for now

      • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Maupay hattrick needed..
        Now more than ever