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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. gonzalocampos
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Son to Fernandez and captain him? Keep Son and switch Barnes to Ziyech and captain Salah against LEI?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      son to bruno imo

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

      So many games before pressers to bother with moves unless 0.0 left. One injury and it changes so much.

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

    Which option is better

    A. Zouma, Cancelo
    B. Chilwell, Lamptey

    Also have Wilson who rotates well with Lamptey

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

      B

  3. 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)
    Zouma, Bellerin, Cancelo (Wilson, Fodder)
    Son Salah Grealish KDB Bruno
    Bamford DCL (Brewster)

    Bamford could also be Watkins..

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

      Not sure it’s worth a wildcard, could just to Jiminez to Bamford and JRod to one of KDB or Bruno?

  4. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Salah, Sterling, Bruno, Ziyech, Grealish

    How's this looking in midfield?

    1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Strange post

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

      It looks awful

    3. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Strikers look better

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

      Needs KDB

    5. Ben White saved my life
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      I'd lose Sterling and play 3 up front.

    6. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      What’s fwds & def like?

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

      needs kdb

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

      Needs KDB

    9. Forgetmeknot
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      I’m on wildcard and that will be mine except KBD instead of Sterling

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

    Make no transfers until IB ends and pressers are completed imo

    1. Bruce Lee
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Controversial

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      definitely

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

      One now, one later?

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

        It's situational but this season it's more important than usual to reduce risk

  6. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Went Zouma instead of Coufal or Cresswell... annoying

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

      Wish I got Cresswell over Coufal

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

        Hmmm I'm thinking the same. Keep getting these calls wrong this season

    2. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      The sensible choice regardless of the annual fulham at home fixture

  7. Bruce Lee
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    I was told by 9 people to not do Sterling to Ziyech

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      and?

    2. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      I bet they all transferred in Ziyech though. 😛

    3. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      How did sterling do?

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

      Didn't realize Sterling has blanked already

      1. Bruce Lee
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Well now you know, keep up next time.

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

          I recommend using your brain a little more next time. I understand that it's difficult for you though.

          1. Bruce Lee
            • 3 Years
            11 months, 15 days ago

            Take your own advice

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

      Should have listened to the one who told you to.

      1. Bruce Lee
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        I did 😉

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

          Sterling brace tomorrow.

          1. Bruce Lee
            • 3 Years
            11 months, 15 days ago

            If that happened I'd take a hit to get him back in for the Spurs game ofc

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

      Sterling hattrick incoming

      1. Bruce Lee
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        All the best to him

    7. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Sterling has amazing fixtures in a few weeks, you find someone else to transfer out instead.

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

      Time to make your own decisions then.

  8. 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 (Wilson, Fodder)
    Son Salah Grealish KDB Bruno
    Bamford DCL (Brewster)

    Bamford could also be Watkins..

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

      Assistance would be appreciated guys

    2. BOATIES FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Not worth it imho

    3. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      I prefer your current team

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

        Ok thanks guys. Much appreciated! 🙂

    4. lespaul
      • 12 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      who's Wilson?

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

        I meant Lewis. Do you think I should WC mate?

        1. lespaul
          • 12 Years
          11 months, 15 days ago

          might as well use it
          I'd be worried about not being able to get Vardy

  9. MagicMessi
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Cresswell hit the post from Free kick
    Soucek was on the assist

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      oh dear

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

      Pain in the shlong

      1. MagicMessi
        • 9 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Sorry !

    3. Bees4Lyf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Ever so painful to watch, I have both

  10. ZimZalabim
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    this feels like the ball just wont go in the net today

  11. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    2 hits over the nect 2 GWs gives me this. Transferring Bamford, Martial, Foden and Podence out to get Antonio, Vardy, Ziyech and Bissouma. Moving in the right direction?

    Martinez (Steere)
    James Lamptey Coufal (Dallas Mitchell)
    Salah Sterling Son Ziyech (Bissouma)
    Vardy DCL Antonio

  12. Bruce Lee
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Ziyech cappo vs Newc vamos

    Hakim 'the Drim' Ziyech

    1. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Are you speaking in tongue?

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

    Cresswell has been pretty unlucky. Definitely going to lose the cleanie.

  14. Fred54
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Oh.

    Oooh

    Mitro YC.

    I will acknowledge it.

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

      Perhaps this is the match he finally gets his RC

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

      I have Mitro and Cresswell, hitting posts, easy assists gone, pretty fun game

  15. Deer-in-headlights
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Which is better ? Thanks in advance.

    A. Ziyech + Bruno
    B. Son + Rashford

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

      A

    2. Mikel Arteta
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      A

  16. teneighty
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    I make sooooo bad choices this season...

    1. Bruce Lee
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      We are all with you my friend

  17. Mikel Arteta
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Its time for wildcard, right?

    Ryan
    TAA Robertson Saiss Ayling
    Salah Son Grealish
    Kane DCL Bamford

    Bench: Walton, Justin, Bissouma, Reed

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

      Just two defensive transfers needed

  18. Jolly Good
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    McCarthy (4.0)
    Robbo, Chilwell, Semedo, KWP, Justin
    Bruno, Son, Mahrez*, 4.5, 4.4
    Werner, Jiminez*, DCL

    2FT, 1.5mio itb

    Plan to get rid of Mahrez and Jiminez .... KDB & striker upto 6.8

    Antonio would’ve been ideal, but given his injury options are

    Adams or (better fixtures)
    Bamford (better form, chances)

    Or I could go for Ziyech and Jesus

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

    Creswell owners deserve big points for this game! Can't believe our bad luck!

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

      Right? Lamptey and Cresswell, both could have given so much more points for me this GW

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

    Can't even rely on a 2 pointer from Mitrovic.

    1. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      You can on a negative 😉

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

        You're joking but I'm actually just hoping he gets out of this game with a 1!

  21. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Can we get a Mitrovic winner please

  22. 4-6-0
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Soucek is virtually a hatstand standing in the middle.

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

    No Antonio really impacts this West Ham team. Crucial player

  24. Giggs Boson
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    If I was defending against Mitrovic I'd be winding him up constantly.

    Got a red card in him...

    1. Bruce Lee
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      It would cost an elbow in the chest - but worth it for the red

    2. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Or bait him into a fight so both gets yellow.

  25. Esalman
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    On wildcard, would you rather have:
    A. Salah and Rashford
    B. Jota and Bruno

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

      A

    2. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      B.

    3. TKC07
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      A

  26. Totti
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    fornals is awful
    regretting to get players from westham

    1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      He costed like 30m?

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

    3 - Areola (28)
    2 - Coufal, Cresswell (27)

    1. JJO
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      How the f is Coufal there?

      1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Baps magnet, beast like Mendy lol

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

        Good stats.

      3. Nanoelektronicar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Been on bap even before the CS.

      4. Giggs Boson
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 15 days ago

        Crossing is heavily rewarded in the baps. Each successful cross gives a bps.

        Then there's defensive actions, chance creation, and passing. Attacking fullbacks are well suited for bps...

    2. Traction Engine Foot
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Areola and baps, there's a joke there somewhere

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

      4 saves can get 3 bonus? Nice

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

      Who the f cares, brought Coufal in for a hit.

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

    Best way to get Chilwell in?

    A) Mitchell* & DCL to Chilwell & Bamford/Adams (-4)

    B) TAA to Chilwell

    Thanks

    1. Bruce Lee
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      B

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

        Even with fixtures for Pool?

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

          Chillwell likely to outscore TAA in that run unless Liverpool sure up a lot defensively

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

            Thanks for your opinion

    2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      B

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

        Thanks

    3. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 15 days ago

      Expect DCL to blank vs Fulham?

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

        Possibly, they’re looking ok tonight tbf

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          11 months, 15 days ago

          Expecting a player who has only blanked once this season to blank vs one of the worst teams, and expecting their replacement to score 4+ more than him?

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

            When you put it like that...

  29. slove
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    Aubameyang, Son and Justin to De Bruyne, Ziyech and Chillwell worth a -8?

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

      Auba to Kdb should wait another gw imo

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

      No, just Auba to KdB if you can

  30. Free Hat
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 15 days ago

    He must be fun at party's