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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.
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    I wish Cresswell had scored...

    1. korbendallas82
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 26 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.
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

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

  2. Ibralicious
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

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

    1. Slouch87
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      It wasn't funny the first time.

    2. Seanigula
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

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

      1. Slouch87
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        FYI I brought in Ziyech and Cresswell this week.

  3. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

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

  4. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    6,8,9 for my defenders.

    Still expect TAA to punish from the bench.

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 26 days ago

      8,6 so far with Reguilon to go!

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 26 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™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Long term, former looks better.

    3. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Look at top GW scores, all defs and gks

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Great week for 541

        1. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Not a bad season for a 541

  5. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 26 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
      3 months, 26 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
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Go for it!

        • Mile Plankton
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

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

        • korbendallas82
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          take a look at Watkins fixtures after GW 8.

      2. KEVIN DE CLAUS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 26 days ago

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

      3. Vazza
          3 months, 26 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.
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            B

          2. The Senate
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            1+12+8 = D

          3. Mac90
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

            C

        • Tcheco
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

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

          1. Mile Plankton
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 26 days ago

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

            1. Tcheco
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 26 days ago

              WBA at home 🙁

        • Tcheco
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Mitrovic nailed on pens now

          1. BeWater
              3 months, 26 days ago

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

              1. Tcheco
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

                Maybe if he heads it

            • The Suspended One
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 26 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
                3 months, 26 days ago

                Looked like he gave it to Lookman for some reason

              2. BeWater
                  3 months, 26 days ago

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

            • Mile Plankton
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 26 days ago

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

            • Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 26 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
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

                Worst pen ever

                1. Trophé Mourinho
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  I've seen worst pens

                2. Party time
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  Robert Pires comes to mind

              2. Vazza
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  They were out fought, out thought, out battled

              3. The Suspended One
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

                Bruno net 100k sales last week

                Ouch

              4. Railwayman
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

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

                1. The Suspended One
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

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

              5. Chucky
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

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

                1. Utopsis
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  I fully subscribe to this

                2. Magic Zico
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  Doesn't matter have had fun already today

                3. Leonard hatred
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 26 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
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  Amen

              6. Tambling5
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 26 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
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 26 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
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 26 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?

              7. camarozz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 26 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
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  Either; depends what you do with the extra

                2. Costa Nostra
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

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

                3. Babelcopter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 26 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
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 26 days ago

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

                4. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 26 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

              8. Babelcopter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

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

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  Lamp, Chil, Coufal, TAA bench.

                2. Costa Nostra
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

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

                3. Leonard hatred
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 26 days ago

                  Creswell, Chillwell, TAA & Justin.

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

                  *worries*

              9. Party time
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 26 days ago

                You don’t try a panenka against Fabianski

              10. Fudgy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 26 days ago

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

                1. Vazza
                    3 months, 26 days ago

                    Good luck

                    1. Fudgy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Thanks

                2. Vazza
                    3 months, 26 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
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 26 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
                        3 months, 26 days ago

                        Congratulations my fellow Bruno owner 🙂

                      • Daniel - WC Active
                        • 11 Years
                        3 months, 26 days ago

                        Preparing the medal. Wait 4 it please 😉

                    2. Baines on Toast...
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Are Winning goal bps actually a thing?

                    3. La Roja
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Baps are final for west ham vs Fulham?

                    4. Daniel - WC Active
                      • 11 Years
                      3 months, 26 days ago

                      Son to Soucek?