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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. LǝgleSs e|even
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    "Look man, I can take a funky penalty" said Lookman

  2. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Take my Cresswell points and get the F out of there

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

      Like you shanked someone in among us and jumped down a vent

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

    Damn Fab steals the 3bps at the death
    Ah well happy for the CS and Soucek/Coufal

  4. F4L
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Lookman should have his contract terminated now, idiot

    1. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Mitrovic is even worse. Why didnt he shot ffs

      1. F4L
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        No he is bloody not. Been our talisman for years, our success is down to his hard work. Lookman is an arrogant idiot, should be thrown to the wolves now. Don't ever want to see him in a Fulham shirt again.

  5. Noah’s Ark
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Bought Cresswell, Chillwell and Werner for -8 this week. Needed that cs.

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

      Well well well

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

        just well well. would have had to get danny wellbeck in to be well well well.

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

          oh Sh*t. you are right

    2. Sir Alex Telles.
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      who did you lose for them?

    3. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Good moves

    4. OptimusBlack
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Greaaaaat

  6. wulfranian
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Coufal you beauty!These 8 points give me a 200k rise.

    1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Sure Soucek is not on 2?

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

        Nope

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

        Maybe he is.

  7. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Why didn't Mitro take the pen?

  8. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Lel... Side placed Panenka a great variant

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

      Innit? lmao

  9. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    hahahahahahahahahahaahhahahahahahahahahahahha

  10. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Mitrovic might actually kill him

  11. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    I am very confused why Mitrovic did not take the penalty. Can someone explain what happened?

    1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      He missed last one

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Lookman took the ball off him

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Absolutely ridiculous Mitrovic owners got screwed by a petulant child

    3. F4L
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Because Lookman is a tw*t, plain and simple.

  12. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Not everyone can panenka

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

    screw you Guaita, I considered swapping you to Flappy. Guaita been such a thorn in my side in FPL. Meh angry face

  14. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    ML Rival sold Ryan... for Fabianski

    FFS 😆

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

      Haha you couldn't write this stuff

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

      10 pt pen save...

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

    i'll take that cresswell cleanie.

    27 with 6 to play, given the scores people have been bragging about on here gonna be a pretty average week for me but i'm alright with it.

  16. waldo666
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    I realise he got a yellow but seriously, no bonus at all for Bruno?!

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Fernandes? He will get all 3

      1. waldo666
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Not added yet?

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

      Just 3

    3. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      He’s getting all three, what you talking about?

      1. waldo666
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        None showing for me, usually doesn't take this long?

    4. gooberman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Eh??

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

    Coufal + Cresswell owner 8)

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

      Cheeky 14 pt pen miss there

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

        Well I guess 10 but still

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      I can’t even imagine the salt and tears if he scored the pen

  18. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    That penalty. Wow. Fabs saved that from his knees.

  19. mookie
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Yippee-ki-yay! Bought Fabianski this week.

  20. Mr. Chimes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 26 days ago

    That’s just... wow

  21. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Average 25 after today's games?

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

    Coufal a serious captain choice after the IB

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

    Who owns fabianski coufal and souchek, there has to be a few

  24. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 26 days ago

    Right, what actually happened there? Bet365 said goal, then goal disallowed.

    1. GROBARI
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Lookman missed a penalty

    2. BeaversWithAttitude
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      God is a West Ham fan, who knew?

    3. gooberman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      When will players ever learn not to throw their leg towards an opposition players leg in the penalty area? Especially when your team is leading 1-0 in injury time!! West Ham lucky although the whistle for full time should have gone before that as injury time was up.

    4. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 26 days ago

      Great value budget defenders like Kilman, James, Lamptey, Coufal, and KWP dampens the appeal of the more pricey defenders.

      Value is relative.

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

        Yessir - can't wait to fill my team with them and go bigger up top on WC

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

        Is James cheap? I need to check, I have him but I didnt think he was cheap

        1. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          5.0m

          Potentially the best value player in the game.

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

            Ah yea I guess that is cheap really, I always think sub 5mil is cheap. But in reality even Chilwell at 5.5 or whatever he is, is cheap

    5. GROBARI
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Baps?

      • Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Lookman had double West Ham defence on his FPL. Had to be done.

      • Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 26 days ago

        Adelola Loolman

        1. F4L
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 26 days ago

          Its not funny. Shows he's just a kid, doesn't give two sh*ts about the club. Pay him tens of thousands a week to do that, no thanks

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

            Why would they let some guy who’s played a few games for them take them over Mitro? No surprise when they get relegated

            1. F4L
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 26 days ago

              God knows, Cairney should have put his foot down. It's shocking, so unprofessional.

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

          Feel bad for Fulham tbh, I did laugh. But they are sure relegation candidates, even 1 point would have helped. That was a massive mistake on Lookmans part, as you guys said, age is clearyl a factor. Someone more experienced would know not to even attempt anything like that