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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. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Guys will bamford get a bonus?

    1. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yes.

      1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thanks..

  2. DannyDrinkVodka
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Barnes to Ziyech FT is an easy move?

    1. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Barnes isn't a bad pick but Ziyech is much better, he is there already where is Barnes is more potential. Do it.

  3. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Exact cash for son and watkins>Ziyech and werner, do it now ?

    1. Gooner Kebab
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Two weeks of IB ahead of us though....

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        exact money though

        1. Gooner Kebab
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Tough call

    2. sully29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Nah.

    3. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Better picks out there than Werner. Ive wanted to bin him for weeks, just always got more pressing issues.

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        wow really

    4. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      no

  4. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    18 (22 with a hit) with Martinez, Coufal, Salah, Sterling, Son (C) and Podence to go. Already want to delete it!

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Seen many worse. Sterling, Son and Kane decide your GW.

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Yes. No Kane is a worry. Hope Sterling scores well. Still a bit of a differential.

    2. Dthinger
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Could be a lot worse. For example...I started Ayling and Zouma

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        I had great hopes from James. That SHU goal was so unwanted.

        1. Dthinger
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          It was a nice goal though

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Yes but SHU did absolutely nothing post that, or before. Did not deserve it.

  5. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Hmmmm. Need to figure out how to get both Bruno and Ziyech into my team... Who to sacrifice...

  6. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Is Justin nailed?

    1. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Probably not when Pereira and Castagne are fit.

      Both due back in 4 GWs according to FPL.

  7. Galza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    McCarthy
    Chilwell/Reguilon/Coufal
    Salah(c)/Sterling/Bruno/Ziyech/Grealish
    DCL/Bamford

    Button/Brewster/Kilman/Ferguson

    This is going to be a good week.... 🙂

  8. sully29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Help me get some perspective please. Which of these would you actually want and in which order would you prioritize them?

    1. KDB (double up with Sterling)
    2. Bruno
    3. Chilwell
    4. Ziyech
    5. Antonio (if fit)
    6. Bamford

    1. Gooner Kebab
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      1346 for me

    2. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      132546

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      234 out of those if you have already Sterling ... Bruno Chilwell in if possible, Ziyech next. Having said that KDB Sterling combo from GW10 could be massive differential!

    4. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 19 days ago

      1
      5
      3
      4
      2
      6

      Not sure on Fernandes, could be higher. Price matters in this list.

    5. sully29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Already more replies than I was expecting from that awkwardly unspecific question. Thanks!

      1. Nanoelektronicar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        I liked the format, and in the same pathetic boat with Sterling, so I sympathized.

    6. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I have 2 3 4 6

      Ignoring 5 for the reason in brackets

      Tomorrow's the City audition. I'll probably get KDB

      Rank: 2 3 1 4 6 5

  9. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    LMS safety score currently 13

    https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      18 here! Safe. As of now. No Kane may hurt.

  10. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    31 with 5 to go including Son(c).. anyone doing worse? 🙁

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      18 with 6 to go!

    2. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Ok

    3. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      That is decent, on that avg you finish on 73

    4. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      14 with 6 to go incl Kane C .....

    5. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Of course there are, that's a decent score (which you already know)

    6. Joey Tribbiani
        2 months, 19 days ago

        32 with 5 to go including Son (c)

        Unlucky.

      • Das Boot
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Unlucky mate, shite score

    7. michaelington
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Every morning at half past 4

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Hate that ad

        1. Do I Not Like Orange
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Not half as much as the one about the perfect slice of cake

    8. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A) Son to Ziyech for free
      B) Son to Rashford for free
      C) Son and Trossard to Soucek and Fernandes -4
      D) Trossard to Soucek or Eze for free

      1. jimmyabs1987
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Why lose Son? He is immense and can score against anyone

        1. Noah’s Ark
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          I don’t want to if I’m being honest. Fernandes looks set for another haul home to WBM though. I will reevaluate after the rest of the games.

    9. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      No bonus for chilly. Robbed.

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Equal 2nd best score in the game, hardly robbed.

      2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        A dude in my ML captained so I'm quite happy to just own him!

      3. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Seems like it. Really want to see some more clarity of the breakdown of BPS during and after the match from the official FPL website.

        1. Klaren
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          They are based on OPTA stats but they do sometimes randomly add phantom bps that don’t match up with stats, i.e. Jimenez vs Everton last season.

          1. Big_Andy_GAWA
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            How Werner and Abraham outscored him, I really don't know. They gave the ball away loads and blocked/off target attempts

    10. Francescoli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A) Fernandes and Son
      B) Sterling and Ziyech

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        B

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Sterling's imminent fixture swing makes me lean towards B

      3. Francescoli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Nice thanks guys. I’ll downgrade Son to Ziyech and then upgrade Brewster to Bamford next week and change my formation.

      4. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        A by a mile

      5. fab
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        A - not even close

    11. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Werner look essential, bonus magnet. 1 goal in an 3-0 win and 1 goal in a 4-1 win and still claiming bonus.

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        9.4m is a lot of money compared to some other players.

        I think there's better value elsewhere.

        1. drughi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          maybe but also on pk's in an extremely attacking side

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 19 days ago

        That's just strikers in general, no? Get tons of BPS for a goal.

        What's more interesting is he missed chances and still got that high

      3. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Bamford got bonus in a 4-1 defeat.

    12. Gooner Kebab
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      These pages are less intense than the previous article...

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        The Fulham effect.

      2. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Game not even been televised in the UK or Ireland also West Ham and Fulham players have only a small fraction of ownership compared to Chelsea assets might be a clue to why traffic has eased.

    13. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      13 from 3 so far, big day tomorrow, and I don't have Kane, welp

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        22 (18 after -4) with 6 to play and Son (C). No Kane too!

    14. JJO
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      So Werner getting bap before Chilwell with that shaiite performance and 2 big chances missed
      I really dont get it

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Chilwell goal = 12
        Werner goal = 24

        Pretty easy.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          -6 for the 2 big chances.

        2. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          I think he’s questioning that precise system, feels a bit wrong to double the value of a goal by a striker compared to a defender.

          Though I guess they do get 2 extra points for a goal

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            Defender gets 12 for a CS.
            Strikers main bonus is for scoring.

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 19 days ago

              So a defender could score and keep a clean sheet and get the same bonus as a striker who scored?

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 19 days ago

                Sure, only would have 9 points, the other 15

                1. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 19 days ago

                  True

        3. JJO
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          I know that,I just want to know hot did he get 31 bps?How did he collect those 10+ bps beside goal?he did nothing

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            6 recovered balls, 6 appearance, passes, cross and a dribble.

      2. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        a bit strange considering chilwell winning goal also

      3. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Opta only 1 big chance missed.

        1. JJO
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Opta is shaiite too,thats another thing 🙂

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 19 days ago

            or the way you count big chances 😛

      4. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Chilwell didnt do his job. No clean sheet

    15. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Why is Ole whining Luke Shaw is out? Surely that just gives him an excuse to finally drop a dross player??..

      1. Noah’s Ark
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Telles more

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        IBI

    16. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A bit early but still need to get my head moving in the right direction. Is it ok to play with this team in GW 9 with 1 FT and 2.6 ITB? Want to keep the cash and a transfer to get Vardy in GW10

      Martinez
      James Coufal Lamptey
      Salah Sterling Son Podence
      Martial DCL Bamford

      Steere Foden Dallas Mitchell

    17. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Cresswell haul to save me from 2 weeks of chronic depression

    18. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Will Soucek owners finally be rewarded? We'll find out soon

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Hope so! Just one return be nice

      2. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        probably

        1. camarozz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Probably iv benched him over Bamford so...

    19. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Kovacic played the Havertz role better than Havertz. His underlapping runs into the box caused so many problems.

      1. Noah’s Ark
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Kovacic was fantastic I thought. I don’t normally rate him.

        1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          maybe this role suits him better

        2. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          I rate him really highly when Chelsea's in possession. It's just his defensive work that's atrocious.

      2. JJO
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Kovacic 3 times better player then Havertz

    20. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Chilwell 1 BAP or 0?

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        0.

      2. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        0 currently but who knows, someone at Opta or FPL might roll the dice on bps again later.

        1. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Where did his 3 BPS deduction come from to cover the plus 3 for winning goal!?

          1. ads7680
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 19 days ago

            I was watching BPS Alerts and those winning goal points were never added after the game. Must be some new guy in charge of BPS at FPL towers today.

    21. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Let's gooo Mitroviiic!!!

    22. Sir Alex Telles.
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Abraham jumping from 29 to 32 baps despite giving up possession twice. lol.

      1. JJO
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Thats also what i saw a lot of times
        Players getting 3-5 phantom bps instead losing few
        Thats not the first time it gappened

      2. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Big time. Blocked shots, etc.!!

    23. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Plenty of possibilities for next Gameweek. It's gonna be hard to be patient and take the price rises/drops for those without a wildcard.

      Already considering an early Son > Bruno or Podence > Ziyech myself...

    24. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      So Telles could be a good option with Shaw out ?

    25. AF90
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Thoughts on Pulisic & Kane -> Richarlison & Fernandes? (For free & also have enough itb to upgrade Fernandes to KDB/Sterling following GW's)

    26. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Rodriguez to Ziyech for free?

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Have exact money now!

      2. FPL FAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Train missed

        1. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Don't be daft. The train will be running all season, maybe years.

      3. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Risky. Rodriguez has fulham next

      4. ...al
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Everton have Fulham next so probably not

      5. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Fulham next with Rich back, a no from me

      6. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Maybe downgrade Son to Ziyech since I have Kane?

        1. camarozz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          What about getting City in or u gonna bother?

        2. Francescoli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Yep - this is the move