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Haller leads West Ham attack as Fulham visit London Stadium

David Moyes has trusted Sebastien Haller (£6.1m) with the centre-forward role as West Ham host Fulham in Gameweek 8.

The Frenchman has been filling in for the stricken Michail Antonio (£6.2m), this his second consecutive start since his colleague’s hamstring injury against Manchester City.

Offered another shot at that role, it means suggestions of Jarrod Bowen (£6.3m) operating as a false-nine, at least from the beginning, have been dashed.

He has been deployed on the right-hand side of attacking midfield, Pablo Fornals (£6.4m) the man on the other side.

Moyes keeps faith with the 3-4-3 formation that has led to so many positive performances recently, which features Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) and Vladimir Coufal (£4.5m) as the wing-backs and Aaron Cresswell (£5.1m) on the left-hand side of the back-three.

Fulham go with the same front-four who starred in their recent 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

That sees Aleksandar Mitrovic (£5.8m) leads the Cottagers’ line with Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) and Bobby De Cordova-Reid (£5.3m) either side of Tom Cairney (£5.3m) in attacking midfield.

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1,279 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Ha.
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    I wish Cresswell had scored...

    1. korbendallas82
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      he had a freekick in first half i think it was, just went of the crossbar, maby keeper had a finger on it.

      1. Ha.
        • 6 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        That’s what I mean. But instead outs coded by Coufal!

  2. Ibralicious
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Lookman had double WHU defense on FPL, had to be done...

    1. Slouch87
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      It wasn't funny the first time.

    2. Seanigula
      • 12 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      or Mitro did (I’m just trying to make Slouch cry)

      1. Slouch87
        • 6 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        FYI I brought in Ziyech and Cresswell this week.

  3. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Missed Fulham pen? Today has been a very good day.

  4. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 12 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    6,8,9 for my defenders.

    Still expect TAA to punish from the bench.

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      8,6 so far with Reguilon to go!

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Well done

      It was between Chilwell and Grealish and Coufal and Ziyech for me.
      Of course I went with the former.

      1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 12 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Long term, former looks better.

    3. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Look at top GW scores, all defs and gks

      1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 12 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Great week for 541

        1. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          11 months, 15 days ago

          Not a bad season for a 541

  5. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Thought this week was going to be a sh!t show but now 4 of my 5 players have returned (benched Taylor), so I’ll take that so far
    On the other hand Lamptey out last week for a goal and CS in successive weeks for Ayling who has conceded 4 b2b and 2 donuts in a row

  6. BeWater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 15 days ago

    I've got the exact funds to do Mitrovic to Che Adams. Think I might just have to even through there is an international break. Can't stand the sight of Mitrovic in my team anymore.

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Go for it!

    2. Mile Plankton
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Mitar plays for Serbia, and Che will get a rest.
      Can't see anything go wrong.

    3. korbendallas82
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      take a look at Watkins fixtures after GW 8.

  7. MIGHTY JOE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Took in Soucek & Coufal this round. Thank you so much, Lookman!

  8. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 15 days ago

    How many points in total could we expect from :-

    Robbo (mci), Bellerin (AVL), Jimenez (lei)

    A. 0 - 6
    B. 7 - 12
    C. 13 - 18
    D. 19 - 24
    E. 25 +

    1. Ha.
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      B

    2. The Senate
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      1+12+8 = D

    3. 272MK
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      C

  9. Tcheco
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Transferred Lookman out as part of a -8 & got in Coufal I love this game

    1. Mile Plankton
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Nice.
      Question is, why did you even own him?

      1. Tcheco
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        WBA at home 🙁

  10. Tcheco
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Mitrovic nailed on pens now

    1. BeWater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 15 days ago

      I'm not convinced he could score from 12 yards with only the keeper to beat.

      1. Tcheco
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Maybe if he heads it

    2. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      After a year in the championship they have a chance for a PL point from the spot, after toiling 90 min

      How does he not take that...

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Looked like he gave it to Lookman for some reason

      2. BeWater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Even though he missed the last one it never even crossed my mind he wouldn't take the next one.

  11. Mile Plankton
    • 8 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Bought Coufal, but benched Lamptey because of him.
    James did me one. Hoping for Justin no show.

  12. Utopsis
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Come on Match of the Day, need to see this pen + listen to Shearer rip Lookman apart

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Worst pen ever

      1. have you seen cyan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        I've seen worst pens

      2. Party time
          11 months, 15 days ago

          Robert Pires comes to mind

      3. Vazza
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 15 days ago

        They were out fought, out thought, out battled

    2. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Bruno net 100k sales last week

      Ouch

    3. Railwayman
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      A lad in my ML has Fabianski, Creswell and Soucek, happy days for him.

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Knew there had to be a few; hell of a last 10 min

    4. Chucky
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      need a Trent haul to save my GW and punish all sellers...

      1. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 15 days ago

        I fully subscribe to this

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Doesn't matter have had fun already today

      3. Leonard hatred
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        weren't you on 60 points or something a few posts back?

        doesn't sound like it needs much saving 😀

      4. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Amen

    5. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Was thinking of wildcarding over ib, but with 46 from 7 and, like a lot of people, Kane (c) Son, Salah and Robbo to come, I think i might not break up a scoring team!

      1. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        In your position I would hold for one more week and play in time for gw10 fixture change. I'm very jealous of you having WC.

        1. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 15 days ago

          Thx for advice. I usually use wildcard about week three, but kept gritting my teeth this year. Apart from KDB? ?who would you have wished to get in with wildcard? Other City?

    6. camarozz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      So who do you prefer?

      Coufal or Cresswell? Or they probably much the same. Didn't see match

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Either; depends what you do with the extra

      2. Costa Nostra
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Coufal easily. Save the money and get as many or more points.

      3. Babelcopter
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Creswell. Nearly scored today and was close to get 1-2 assist. Corners and freekicks.. He is the man to get.

        1. camarozz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          11 months, 15 days ago

          Too late. Brought Coufal in last wk. But think I'm happy enough so far.

      4. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        I think Cresswell looked fantastic, certainly will get quite a few attacking returns going forward, on corners and free kicks too, I’d say he’s just about worth the extra over Coufal

    7. Babelcopter
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Lamptey, Chilwell, Creswell, Robertson.. Damn I'm in love with my defenders

      1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 12 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Lamp, Chil, Coufal, TAA bench.

      2. Costa Nostra
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Lamptey Chillwell Coufal Taylor... dream land....

      3. Leonard hatred
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Creswell, Chillwell, TAA & Justin.

        I'm not worried. nope. not worried at all.

        *worries*

    8. Party time
        11 months, 15 days ago

        You don’t try a panenka against Fabianski

      • Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Time for Reguilon to start and haul!!!!! WOOO!!!!

        1. Vazza
          • 1 Year
          11 months, 15 days ago

          Good luck

          1. Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            11 months, 15 days ago

            Thanks

      • Vazza
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 15 days ago

        McCarthy (Fodder)
        Robbo Bellerin Zouma (Fodder x2)
        Son Salah Grealish JRod (Bissouma)
        Kane DCL Jimenez

        WC to this ? =>

        Martinez (Fodder)
        Chilwell, Bellerin, Lamptey (Lewis, Fodder)
        Son Salah Grealish KDB Bruno
        Bamford DCL (Brewster)

        Bamford could also be Watkins....

      • Stand By Mee
        • 5 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Great day for me: Bruno 17, Dcl 5, Chilwell 8, Coufal 8 🙂

        I had a bad start yesterday with Wilson blanking and injured, I got him for a hit (for Jimi)

        1. BeWater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          11 months, 15 days ago

          Congratulations my fellow Bruno owner 🙂

        2. Daniel Jebbison
          • 12 Years
          11 months, 15 days ago

          Preparing the medal. Wait 4 it please 😉

      • Baines on Toast...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Are Winning goal bps actually a thing?

      • La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Baps are final for west ham vs Fulham?

      • Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Son to Soucek?