Scout Notes

West Brom defence improving since Bilic’s shift to back-four

Brighton 1-1 West Brom

  • Goals: Karlan Grant (£6.0m)
  • Own Goals: Jake Livermore (£4.8m)
  • Assists: Callum Robinson (£5.5m)
  • Bonus points: None

Baggies Boost

Fantasy Premier League managers will have to exercise caution when viewing West Bromwich Albion as an opponent for their players in the coming weeks.

The Baggies have made significant improvements to their backline in the last two matches, during which time experienced defender Branislav Ivanovic (£4.5m) has made his debut and settled into the side.

While the former Chelsea man was involved in the error that led to Brighton’s opener on Monday night, the truth is that, outside of that own goal, Slaven Bilic’s were not overwhelmingly tested at the Amex Stadium. To the Croatian’s encouragement, it was the second match in a row where that was the case.

Having conceded 13 goals in the first four matches of 2020/21, an average of 3.25 per game, West Brom have now let in just one since Gameweek 5 (0.5 per game).

Bilic has achieved such a feat with a change in shape. He experimented with a back-five between Gameweeks 1 to 4 but has found much more success building a four-man defence around Ivanovic since the most recent international break.

That has seen Kyle Bartley (£4.5m) and Dara O’Shea (£4.4m) drop out of the team, Ivanovic paired first with Ahmed Hegazi (£4.3m) at centre-back and, following the Egyptian’s loan move to Al-Ittihad, then Semi Ajayi (£4.8m).

Obviously, we have to apply a caveat to these findings, not least that they were recorded using a small sample size of two matches.

Furthermore, it has not gone unnoticed that the first of the two periods discussed pitted West Brom against much more potent attacks in Leicester, Everton, Chelsea and Southampton while Burnley and Brighton are arguably easier opposition.

We are sure that these are important factors, although the role of a new formation and addition of Ivanovic’s experience cannot be ignored.

And the fact that West Brom are capable of avoiding a thrashing at the hands of so-called lesser opposition is still something for Fantasy managers to consider. Many of us banked on the likes of Neal Maupay (£6.6m), Leandro Trossard (£6.0m) and Tariq Lamptey (£4.7m) for Gameweek 6, thinking West Brom were whipping boys.

Well, it is now clear that the Baggies should not always carry around that tag, something which is sure to frustrate those with attackers from Fulham, Spurs and Manchester United, their next three opponents.

Running on Lamptey

For all of Lamptey’s early-season promise, the Brighton right-back is seriously struggling to live up to his potential as a Fantasy asset.

While nobody denies the raw talent he possesses, especially with the frequency of his advanced runs, Lamptey does appear to be suffering from Brighton’s own struggles at the back.

The Seagulls have largely been clean sheet nearly-men in 2020/21, never looking overly porous and yet still unable secure defensive returns.

Brighton were in relative control of their Monday night meeting with West Brom, even as late as the 78th minute when Graham Potter replaced attacking midfielder Trossard with the more combative, defensive option Steven Alzate (£4.5m).

But that did not stop the Baggies feeling their way into the game in the closing stages, with Matheus Pereira (£6.0m) twice going close before Karlan Grant (£6.0m) rifled home Callum Robinson‘s (£5.5m) 83rd-minute cross.

As a result, Potter’s men still have just one clean sheet this season, conceding an average of 1.8 per game.

Whether Brighton are proving unfortunate or simply lack concentration in key moments, their situation seems somewhat ominous ahead of a trip to Spurs in Gameweek 7.

As for Lamptey’s attacking prowess, that remains unchallenged, considering he registered more touches in the final third than any other Brighton player on Monday night (26).

However, his run of bad luck simply refuses to end. Not forgetting his withdrawal at half-time of Brighton’s only clean sheet of the season so far, Lamptey owners watched as his 40th-minute cross/shot was cleared by Ivanovic into the unwitting path of Jake Livermore (£4.8m) for an own goal, thus robbing the right-back of any attacking return.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (3-4-2-1): Ryan; Burn, Webster, Veltman; March (Mac Allister 69′), Bissouma, White, Lamptey; Trossard (Alzate 78′), Lallana (Groß 60′); Maupay.

West Bromwich Albion XI (4-2-3-1): Johnstone; Townsend, Ajayi, Ivanovic, Furlong; Livermore (C Robinson 62′); Diangana (Edwards 62′), Krovinovic, Gallagher, M Pereira; Grant (M Phillips 83′).

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735 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ElliotJHP
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    What's the better combo? Rest of the defence is quite precarious so Kilman would be a risk.

    A) Bruno Kilman
    B) Rash Masuaku + 0.6 ITB
    C) Rash Zouma/Bellerin

    1. Ëð
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      A still I think. Although I'd be thinking twice before bringing in a man utd asset (even though I have Bruno myself)

    2. Stoichkov#8
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      B

    3. AnfieldLad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Depends how precarious your defence is but A

    4. Going Home
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Assume you already have Son? Maybe look at Zaha and Coufal and use the rest of the cash to bolster the precarious defence?

      1. ElliotJHP
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah, I could just go Barnes -> Zaha as I have 0.3 ITB.

        Trent/Saiss/James/Mitchell/Lamptey is the back four

    5. Og
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      If you have Saiss then Kilman is a smart move as one or the other, or both will play

  2. Tshelby
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Wc time?

    Ramsdale, Steer
    TAA, Webster, Taylor, Davies, KWP
    Salah, Son, Trossard, Soucek, Bissouma
    Kane, Jimenez, DCL

    1FT
    1.8 ITB

    1. Ëð
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Absolutely not

    2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      I definitely wouldn't WC that

      1. Tshelby
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        What move should I make than? Just so weird Davies started yesterday.. Thought he lost his place

    3. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      All good

    4. Jet5605
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Definitely not. Your attack and midfield are fine. Just start cleaning up your defence or downgrade TAA to Konsa or Coufal and upgrade Trossard to Zaha or Grealish

      1. Tshelby
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Could go for Bruno if I downgrade TAA

        1. Jet5605
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          I'd go Bruno in that case. Next Zaha then Grealish

          1. Tshelby
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Cheers and who do you prefer between Konsa and Coufal? Still stuck with Davies than

            1. Jet5605
              • 6 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              I'd go Konsa if you're transferring this week and Coufal after he plays Liverpool.

  3. Ëð
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Best defender £5.3m and under? Thinking Cresswell? Nice fixtures coming up

    1. Jet5605
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Coufal at 4.5 would save you some money. Gets forward and capable of assists

    2. Stoichkov#8
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Cresswell but Masuaku or Targett and save some cash maybe

  4. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Struggling what to do with my team with 2FT

    Martinez, Macey
    Mitchell, TAA, Saiss, Dallas, KWP
    Salah, Son, Grealish, Hamez, Harrison
    DCL, Kane, Brewster

    1.8 itb

    1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Maybe TAA, Harrison > Coufal, Bruno

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Harrison > Bowen?

    2. Shatner's Bassoon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Guess you want Harrison long term but he is one you could possibly upgrade (Foden?).

      Otherwise looks fine. Cash in on Mitchell is another option.

  5. Stoichkov#8
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Martinez Forster
    TAA Chilwell Dallas Lamptey Mitchell
    Salah Son Grealish James Bissouma
    Kane DCL Maupay

    2FT, 0.4 ITB

    a) TAA > Robbo
    b) Maupay (tot, BUR, avl) > Bamford (LEI, cry, ARS)
    c) Maupay (tot, BUR, avl) > Adams (avl, NEW, wol)
    d) TAA, Maupay > 5.9def, Ings

    1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      D with Chilwell?

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        own him 😉

        1. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          lol
          still D but can't see a 5.9 def to spend on.
          You will have some money left it sounds like

  6. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Monitoring Antonio for this planned move for GW 9. Makes sense?

    DCL + Foden + TAA to Antonio + Bruno + 4.5 defender

    1. Stoichkov#8
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      I really want Antonio too. Was planned Maupay to Antonio but now need to wait. Hope he is ok.

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

      DCL GWs 9 to 11
      Foden GWs 10 to 22

      Wouldn't be selling those

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        I see Antonio matching DCL during that period.
        Already have Sterling from City and I feel with players coming back Foden would not see those minutes. Bruno will easily outscore him during that period.
        As a combination, should work better.

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      You need Antonio in 8 (provided he's fit ofc).

      It's Fulham at home that is the fixture to target. West Brom have found some defensive solidity. Burnley and SheffU have always been fairly defensive too. So the true whipping boys this season are Fulham.

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Absolutely right. Will monitor him for 8. But do those 3 transfers look ok in totality?

  7. Jet5605
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Has Burnley v Spurs finished yet? Can non-Kane owners come out from behind the sofa?

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 12 days ago

      I’d probably stay behind the sofa for the next 2 weeks

  8. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Now that we have completed 6 weeks of the new season, we have a fair idea of how the teams are shaping up.
    Which 3 teams have impressed you
    A. Defensively
    B. From an attacking POV

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 12 days ago

      A - West Ham and Chelsea

      B - Everton, Southampton, Leeds

    2. BNMC
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 12 days ago

      A. West Ham, Villa, Saints
      B. Spurs, Leeds, Brighton
      Didn’t want to put a team for both

    3. The Handsome Hunk
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      I still rate Southampton and Chelsea for both side of pitch.

    4. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      A - Chelsea, West Ham, Wolves (but we already knew that one)
      B - Spurs, Leeds, Villa

  9. AnfieldLad
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    McCarthy
    TAA Robbo Kilman
    Salah Son Podence Soucek
    Kane Werner DCL
    (4.0 Shaw Bissouma Ferguson)
    0.0ITB 1FT

    Good to save FT here?

    Shaw top of my transfer out list but tempted to play him over Soucek as UTD-ARS could be similar to the Chelsea game. Thoughts?

  10. BNMC
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 12 days ago

    I have 2 FTs and no other fish to fry, Pulisic to Son seems obvious right?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Pulisic doesn't look quite there yet but he did get a hat trick at Burnley last season to kick start a run of form.

    2. NULL-X-VOID
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Son is essential atm

  11. Going Home
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Thinking Coufal in for Justin as a mid-term move As no fires to put out (even after a pretty low scoring week). Anything else in need, assuming Hamez is ok?

    £1.3itb 2FT

    McCarthy | 4.0
    Justin | Chilwell | Lamptey | Konsa | Saiss
    Salah | Son | Hamez | grealish | Jorginho
    DCL | Kane | Wilson

  12. unido
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Who do I bring in this week .. Zaha/Bamford/Rodriguez?

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 12 days ago

      None of the above

      1. unido
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Which would you take if you already had the obvious ones Kane, Son, Salah etc

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Next week I’d be wanting Bowen, Grealish if he’s not obvious, and Antonio

          1. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 12 days ago

            The WHU ones after the Pool game of course

      2. NATSTER
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        +1 .. no rush to bring in unless you really need Bamford for long-term and he will be out of reach on the next price rise

    2. Going Home
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      If you (And the rest of the FPL word) could hold off Zaha until next week when I want him in for Grealish, that would be wonderful

    3. Latetotheparty
        4 months, 12 days ago

        I think Bamford is value, swapped for Maupay this gameweek.

    4. The Mantis
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Any changes necessary or save this week?

      Martinez (Button)
      Saiss / Robertson / Chilwell (Kilman / Mitchell)
      Jrod / Salah / Son / Grealish (Bissouma)
      Kane / DCL / Wilson

      Thanks

      1. Shatner's Bassoon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Looks fine to me & you can use Kilman to cover Rodriguez if he is injured so yeah I’d be saving no matter what

        1. The Mantis
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          cheers, will do

    5. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Which 2 to start at the back? Looks like Davies could have a place in the PL now if Reg plays Thurs?

      A. Davies (BRI)
      B. Saiss (PAL)
      C. Justin (lee)

      McCarthy
      Chilwell, XXX, XXX
      Pulisic, Salah, Rodríguez, Son, Grealish
      DCL, Kane(C)
      (Nyland, XXX, Mitchell, Davis)

      1. adam wigan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        A & B

      2. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Saiss & Davies

        I would expect Leeds to score in every game they play honestly.

    6. NATSTER
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Hi again

      Anyone has both DCL + Hemes and worried about Hames (doubtful) and Everton will be without Richarlison & Digne on the next two games (new / MUN)?

      Martinez (4.0)
      Robbo - Saiss - Lamptey - Mitchell - Kilman
      Salah - Son - Zaha - Foden - Hames
      Kane - DCL (Brewster)

      My original plan was to closely monitor Palace and potentially sell Zaha, but he did very well.
      So, it looks like a good timing to make a short-term move of off-load one of Everton.

      (A) Hames -> Bruno (ARS / eve)
      (B) Hames -> Rashford (save 1.0m to upgrade elsewhere)
      (C) Keep both DCL & Hames

      1. Going Home
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Seems a no-brainier to keep them both as long as they’re both fit and well. One game where Everton looked poor isn’t enough to change the fact that they’re excellent value

    7. Bobby_Baggio
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      How did Brewster play on the weekend? Worth keeping in my draft? May swap him for Batman.

      1. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        good swap

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 12 days ago

        rate that

    8. Atimis
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Which one would you choose with 2FTs?

      1. Maupay to Bamford 343
      2. Maupay to Antonio 343
      3. Maupay Stephens Lamptey to Brewster Zaha Kilman -4 352

      3. is very tempting tbh

      1. Going Home
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Can’t justify a -4 to bring in those three really. I’m gonna keep banging the Callum Wilson drum as a great differential at that price. Newcastle won’t score loads, but he will he involved in almost everything they do score

    9. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Chances Conceded - Defending Team POV

      West Ham - Center = 16, Left = 11, Right = 21

      Better for Mane than Salah?

      Brighton - Center = 14, Left = 6, Right = 13

      Better at not conceding chances, Son could thrive on the left against Lamptey. Also the Dunk factor.

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Expecting West Ham to sit back and play on the counter but I think Brighton could do a Soton against Spurs.

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 12 days ago

          I'd rather captain against Potter than Moyes for sure, that plus Dunk being out could be the deciding factor for Kane (C). No Antonio does give Mane greater appeal, West Ham will be pinned back more.

          1. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Brighton conceded 3 each against United & Chelsea and 4 against Everton so they definitely don't seem to sit back against the better attacking teams. Just fancy them to concede more than West Ham although Mane is a great shout too.

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              4 months, 12 days ago

              Well, that's a pretty conclusive argument for Spurs (C)! West Ham have been impressive at the back too. Looks like Kane will be getting the armband unless Mane turns into Messi midweek - certainly possible giving his form.

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Good find, makes me want to captain Son now

    10. Robson-Canoe
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      What do guys think about this move?
      TAA + Barnes > Son + Zouma for a hit?

      Or is it too late to bring in Son now as his fixtures are turning soon?

      1. Rashleigh Runabouts
          4 months, 12 days ago

          I would if I didn't own Son already. But what do I know languishing at 2m OR!? Go for it and captain Son. GL

        • dbeck
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          not sure its worth a hit, Barnes has leeds and TAA home vs West Ham, both could return. Do you have Kane?

          1. Robson-Canoe
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Yes I own Kane, but would really like to own both

            1. dbeck
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              i'd be tempted to hold

              1. dbeck
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                4 months, 12 days ago

                Jonty will be in a similar position, owning kane and no Son with Barnes in his team, he may provide some advice on Scoutcast

      2. Corgzzzz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Good morning.

        Chillwell in for ?

        A, Lamptey.
        B, KWP.
        C, Dallas.

        1. NULL-X-VOID
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          I don't see any of the teams keeping CS, so it's kinda a coin toss between Dallas and KWP

      3. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        2FT, was planning on finally ditching Johnstone but feel with Fulham up next and an improved WBA def i dont want to use a transfer there.
        What move(s) would you make if this was your team?

        Johnstone Button
        Trent Saiss KWP Mitchell Dallas
        Salah Sterling Son Grealish Soucek
        Werner DCL Brewster

        0.1 itb

        1. NULL-X-VOID
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Looks sound, the only issue I have is with Brewster, but I don't think you have enough funds for a good upgrade, short of downgrading someone for those funds

          1. dbeck
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            cheers man, downgrading trent to move Brewster to Antonio price range striker is an option. Its the weak point having to play one of Soucek or Brewster each week so your prob right to address one of the those. Soucek fixtures are turning

            1. NULL-X-VOID
              • 7 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              Sou is gold, keep him I took him out bissouma because I was sure I was not going to play him for a lot of GWs, only keep him if you are planning to play him in alternate GWs, or else you would have points on the bench.

              Antonio would be the ideal move, I hope he is okay.

      4. ShaunGoater123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Thinking of Chillwell for Bellerin & possibly Werner for Jimenez - 4. Thoughts?

        Leaves me playing this:

        McCarthy
        TAA / CHilwell / Dallas / Mitchell / Justin

        Salah / Sterling / Rodriguez

        Kane / Werner

        Button / Soucek / Bissouma / Brewster

        1. NULL-X-VOID
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Mitchell and Justin would pose rotation threat in the coming GWs, better invest in them.

          1. ShaunGoater123
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            yeah i know what you mean. just feels their fixtures are still nice and i have WC in my pocket to use in a few weeks once periera is back for example.

            1. NULL-X-VOID
              • 7 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              Sure, If you are planning on triggering your WC, keep them. Mitchell's status would be made clear in the coming Gws, with PVA fit and Clyne also there.

              1. ShaunGoater123
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                4 months, 12 days ago

                think WC maybe week 9 or 10.

                thanks for the feedback, appreciate it

      5. Klopp it
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Best 4.5 defender till Xmas?

        1. NULL-X-VOID
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Coufal, Targett

          1. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Add Ayling to that

            1. NULL-X-VOID
              • 7 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              I do not see Leeds keeping a lot of CS given their fixtures, so Ayling is purely on his attacking returns

        2. Hansel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          It's Coufal, Masuaku or Targett for me

          1. Klopp it
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Thanks people

      6. NULL-X-VOID
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Given Hamez's injury status, would you play:

        A) Hamez (NEW Away)
        B) PVA (WOL Away)

        1. Tshelby
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          A still

        2. duststorm
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          A

        3. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          A

      7. Tshelby
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Best defender under 4.8? Would you get Fernandes if you need to drop TAA?

        1. NULL-X-VOID
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Coufal/Targett/Lamps(only on his attacking threat)
          Nope, would not bring in a Utd asset atm, and if there is no choice, I would prefer Rash

          1. Tshelby
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Why wouldn't you bring in any Utd assets atm? Bruno not a save pick? Could keep TAA and just do Davies to Coufal but than I'm stuck with Trossard..

            1. NULL-X-VOID
              • 7 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              After watching their games, I think their mids and attacking lines aren't playing at their optimum level. Their morale has been hit a lot with consecutive losses and draws at home. In my opinion, I do not see any consistency in points from their attacking assets and def is terrible.

              Bruno, I know I would get flack for this, is way overprices if you take pens away, I hope he gets his assists game up if Rash and Cavani start linking, but, as for me, I would not play upwards of 9 mil for him atm

      8. duststorm
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        wilson to bamford?

        1. Tshelby
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          I would

        2. Rashleigh Runabouts
            4 months, 12 days ago

            My colleague is a Leeds fan and warned me off getting Bamford at the start, saying he was too wasteful and needed a lot of chances to score. I noticed he signed him from the off and is comfortably beating me in our work ML. So do it and bank the change! GL

          • The Mantis
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Also tempted by this, but Wilson is in good form too? not as good of course! I fear it could come back to bite me

        3. Jdpz
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Is Podence nailed for next GW?

          1. dbeck
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            will start 3 out of 4 imo, but is always a risk to get hooked around 70mins for adama

        4. Jet5605
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Is it worth disrupting my team and taking a hit in order to get Kane or should I just upgrade Egan? 1 FT and 0.2 ITB

          McCarthy
          Konsa - Saiss - Mitchell
          Son - Bruno - Salah - Grealish
          Ings - DCL - Jimi   

          Steer - Soucek - Taylor - Egan

        5. Joey Barton and Friends
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Best replacement for Aguero? Already have DCL and Kane. Antonio and Ings stand out

          1. Tshelby
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Ingsy

        6. The Senate
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Any thoughts? 1FT, 1.5ITB
          (A) roll FT
          (B) Justin to Someone (Coufal and bench?)
          (C) Podence to someone???

          Ramsdale
          Chilwell Semedo Justin
          Salah Rashford Son Grealish Podence
          Kane DCL
          (Brewster KWP Mitchell)