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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
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

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

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      son to bruno imo

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

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

  2. Vazza
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Which option is better

      A. Zouma, Cancelo
      B. Chilwell, Lamptey

      Also have Wilson who rotates well with Lamptey

      1. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        B

    • Vazza
        3 months, 20 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
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

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

      • Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Salah, Sterling, Bruno, Ziyech, Grealish

        How's this looking in midfield?

        1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Strange post

        2. SackWenger
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          It looks awful

        3. Big Hands Barry
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Strikers look better

        4. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Needs KDB

        5. A Kun & Mateta
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          I'd lose Sterling and play 3 up front.

        6. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          What’s fwds & def like?

        7. Babelcopter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          needs kdb

        8. Vazza
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Needs KDB

          • Forgetmeknot
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

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

        9. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Make no transfers until IB ends and pressers are completed imo

          1. Bruce Lee
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Controversial

          2. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            definitely

          3. Ha.
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            One now, one later?

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 20 days ago

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

        10. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Went Zouma instead of Coufal or Cresswell... annoying

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Wish I got Cresswell over Coufal

            1. camarozz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

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

          2. Big Hands Barry
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            The sensible choice regardless of the annual fulham at home fixture

        11. Bruce Lee
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

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

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            and?

          2. Ógie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            I bet they all transferred in Ziyech though. 😛

          3. Big Hands Barry
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            How did sterling do?

          4. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Didn't realize Sterling has blanked already

            1. Bruce Lee
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Well now you know, keep up next time.

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 20 days ago

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

                1. Bruce Lee
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Take your own advice

          5. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Should have listened to the one who told you to.

            1. Bruce Lee
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              I did 😉

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Sterling brace tomorrow.

                1. Bruce Lee
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 20 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…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Sterling hattrick incoming

            1. Bruce Lee
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              All the best to him

          7. The Mandalorian
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

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

          8. Slouch87
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Time to make your own decisions then.

        12. Vazza
            3 months, 20 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
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Assistance would be appreciated guys

              • BOATIES FC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Not worth it imho

              • Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                I prefer your current team

                1. Vazza
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Ok thanks guys. Much appreciated! 🙂

                2. lespaul
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  who's Wilson?

                  1. Vazza
                      3 months, 20 days ago

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

                      1. lespaul
                        • 11 Years
                        3 months, 20 days ago

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

                3. Africa United
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

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

                  1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    oh dear

                  2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Pain in the shlong

                    1. Africa United
                      • 8 Years
                      3 months, 20 days ago

                      Sorry !

                  3. Bees4Lyf
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Ever so painful to watch, I have both

                4. ZimZalabim
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

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

                5. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 20 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

                6. Bruce Lee
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Ziyech cappo vs Newc vamos

                  Hakim 'the Drim' Ziyech

                  1. Fred54
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Are you speaking in tongue?

                7. Ha.
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

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

                8. Fred54
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Oh.

                  Oooh

                  Mitro YC.

                  I will acknowledge it.

                  1. Flair
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Perhaps this is the match he finally gets his RC

                  2. noone
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

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

                9. ads7680
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Which is better ? Thanks in advance.

                  A. Ziyech + Bruno
                  B. Son + Rashford

                  1. Ha.
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    A

                  2. Mikel Arteta
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    A

                10. teneighty
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  I make sooooo bad choices this season...

                  1. Bruce Lee
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    We are all with you my friend

                11. Mikel Arteta
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 20 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.
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    Just two defensive transfers needed

                12. Jolly Good
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 20 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

                13. Babelcopter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

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

                  1. noone
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

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

                14. BeWater
                    3 months, 20 days ago

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

                    1. Noah’s Ark
                      • 8 Years
                      3 months, 20 days ago

                      You can on a negative 😉

                      1. BeWater
                          3 months, 20 days ago

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

                    2. Right In The Stanchion
                        3 months, 20 days ago

                        Can we get a Mitrovic winner please

                      • 4-6-0
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 20 days ago

                        Soucek is virtually a hatstand standing in the middle.

                      • Flair
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        3 months, 20 days ago

                        No Antonio really impacts this West Ham team. Crucial player

                      • Giggs Boson
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        3 months, 20 days ago

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

                        Got a red card in him...

                        1. Bruce Lee
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 20 days ago

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

                        2. ivantys
                            3 months, 20 days ago

                            Or bait him into a fight so both gets yellow.

                        3. Esalman
                          • 11 Years
                          3 months, 20 days ago

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

                          1. Babelcopter
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 20 days ago

                            A

                          2. Fred54
                            • 6 Years
                            3 months, 20 days ago

                            B.

                          3. THE KING CANTONA
                            • 1 Year
                            3 months, 20 days ago

                            A

                        4. Totti
                          • 4 Years
                          3 months, 20 days ago

                          fornals is awful
                          regretting to get players from westham

                          1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 20 days ago

                            He costed like 30m?

                        5. TorresMagic™
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 11 Years
                          3 months, 20 days ago

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

                          1. JJO
                            • 8 Years
                            3 months, 20 days ago

                            How the f is Coufal there?

                            1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 20 days ago

                              Baps magnet, beast like Mendy lol

                            2. TorresMagic™
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • Has Moderation Rights
                              • 11 Years
                              3 months, 20 days ago

                              Good stats.

                            3. Nanoelektronicar
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              3 months, 20 days ago

                              Been on bap even before the CS.

                            4. Giggs Boson
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              3 months, 20 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
                            3 months, 20 days ago

                            Areola and baps, there's a joke there somewhere

                          3. ivantys
                              3 months, 20 days ago

                              4 saves can get 3 bonus? Nice

                            • nerd_is_the_werd
                              • 1 Year
                              3 months, 20 days ago

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

                          4. KAPTAIN KANE
                            • 4 Years
                            3 months, 20 days ago

                            Best way to get Chilwell in?

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

                            B) TAA to Chilwell

                            Thanks

                            1. Bruce Lee
                              • 2 Years
                              3 months, 20 days ago

                              B

                              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                                • 4 Years
                                3 months, 20 days ago

                                Even with fixtures for Pool?

                                1. slove
                                  • 3 Years
                                  3 months, 20 days ago

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

                                  1. KAPTAIN KANE
                                    • 4 Years
                                    3 months, 20 days ago

                                    Thanks for your opinion

                            2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 20 days ago

                              B

                              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                                • 4 Years
                                3 months, 20 days ago

                                Thanks

                            3. Hazz
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 20 days ago

                              Expect DCL to blank vs Fulham?

                              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                                • 4 Years
                                3 months, 20 days ago

                                Possibly, they’re looking ok tonight tbf

                                1. Hazz
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 3 Years
                                  3 months, 20 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
                                    3 months, 20 days ago

                                    When you put it like that...

                          5. slove
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 20 days ago

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

                            1. Stand By Mee
                              • 4 Years
                              3 months, 20 days ago

                              Auba to Kdb should wait another gw imo

                            2. KAPTAIN KANE
                              • 4 Years
                              3 months, 20 days ago

                              No, just Auba to KdB if you can

                          6. Free Hat
                            • 1 Year
                            3 months, 20 days ago

                            He must be fun at party's