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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. Wolfman180
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Got Soucek in last week for Jorginho 🙂

  2. Bossworld
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    What a game week!

    Humble brag but I don’t care. 60 with TAA, KDB and Auba (C) to go

  3. FPL_Motty
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 27 days ago

    GET IN SOUCEK BIG MAN

  4. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Where’s the guy who said Soucek was a waste of a 4th/5th mid spot? Lol

    1. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      I mean he’s has 1 G

      1. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 27 days ago

        He may only have 1 goal so far but if you watch, and look at the goal threat stats, he has been threatening for weeks to score. Fixture swing is key

    2. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Not me, but Bissouma is still a better bench mid for FPL, by a long way.
      Do people start Soucek :S?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        I have haha. 1 goal 1 assist plus his stats not bad tbf

  5. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Somebody pinch me. A 4pt hit finally came off (Ziyech & Chilwell in for Saïss & Pulisic).

    I usually sell a hat trick scorer or bring in someone who gets immediately injured. Hence the 2mil OR.

    Onwards and upwards from here I hope

  6. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Coufal still on 3 BAPS, come on!

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Dream on

  7. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    That’s a pen

  8. sully29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    If you owned Bruno would you captain him at home to West Brom next week? Or would you still opt for someone like Salah in a tougher fixture against Leicester?

    1. Tommyg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      I'm captaining him if that helps

  9. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Grab the second Coufal!

  10. Ibralicious
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Penalty?

  11. Pukki Party
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Pen

  12. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    There goes my fabianski clean sheet

  13. Patio Kev
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Penalty to Fulham given.

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Great stuff

  14. ZimZalabim
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Pen

  15. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Oh go away

  16. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 27 days ago

    No way, ffs

  17. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Mitro not on pens ffs

  18. thetommy14
      3 months, 27 days ago

      PENALTY

    • Chucky
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      CMON Mitro WIPE WHU CS

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 27 days ago

      So many last minute kicks in the teeth this season

    • Vazza
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Haha!!!!!

      • Babelcopter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        OH COME ON!!!! This is so ridiculous!

      • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        No. No. No. sod off. I knew it. Ffs man

      • La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Lookman on penos

      • jimmyabs1987
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Oh ffs why oh why has this happened!!

      • UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Just HAD to happen didn’t it, just had to happen! I give up, absolutely give up

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 27 days ago

          Seriously man, some of the stuff that’s happens with last minute players hauling and conceding goals is just stupid

      • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Please flappy

      • TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Just got to laugh

        1. TomSaints
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 27 days ago

          Lol

      • Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        I'm genuinely going to cry if Coufal CS is wiped in the 94th minute

      • Niho992
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Mitrovic you mental midget