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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.

Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 8

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1,279 Comments Post a Comment
  1. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    Pathetic from West Ham here

  2. OptimusBlack
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    On head to head who gonna win
    A- Salah & Kane
    B- Mane & Sterling

    1. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      A

    2. Mac90
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Might be B starting from GW10

  3. Matsy123
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    Was there a problem with price rises not going up during the last ib? Cus I want to WC a week early but if I cant make any money during the two weeks I won't bother

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Do it for a better team, not the money.

      1. Matsy123
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Well the team needs improving and I'd be wcing gw10 anyways

  4. Mac90
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    I just wanna say I bought Chilwell & Ziyech this GW

    1. Slouch87
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      What response are you expecting ?

      1. Mac90
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        is a bit of a praise too much to ask??

        1. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 15 days ago

          All hail MAC90! bow before him

        2. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 15 days ago

          That doesn't happen much here

          Well done though!

        3. Slouch87
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          If it satisfies your ego then well done.,

          1. Mac90
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            thank you very much sir. xoxo

    2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      You're SUCH a cool guy

      1. Mac90
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        yeah bro yeah!

    3. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Ok?

      1. Mac90
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        I can sense the jealousy

    4. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Unlucky on missing out on the Chilwell cs from previous weeks.

      1. Mac90
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        let's focus on the present and positivityyy

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          I got ziyech and I've owned Chilwell for ages. And I'm still doing crap.

          1. Mac90
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            tis a marathon. hang in there brother

    5. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Some of the gloating on here is pathetic, I know/hope you’re joking, but some people aren’t

      1. stxrty
          2 months, 15 days ago

          It's funny given how people respond, though. As in the ones that care so much about it them gloating.

          1. Mac90
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            pls be patient with me gloating later. My past 2 GW sucks.

            1. stxrty
                2 months, 15 days ago

                Gloat all you want mate, I don't care lol.

        • Gravless are for Kinnear
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Well done. Good moves

          1. Mac90
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            tq. xoxo

        • Utopsis
            2 months, 15 days ago

            WOW YOU'RE THE BEST FPL PLAYER EVER! Please impart your clairvoyant knowledge onto me.

            1. Mac90
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              you know what, if I'm champion I will remember you guys

              1. Utopsis
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  I was being serious?

                  1. Mac90
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Bruno is my next move!

            2. The Mandalorian
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              Nice moves Mac90, ignore the trolls

              1. Mac90
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 15 days ago

                cheers mate!

          • JoeSoap
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            Well maybe 5 points

            TAA/Pereira>Chilwell/Ziyech for a hit would have worked out well. Brought in Bowen instead & kept Trossard. Season summed up. Probably 4 points 4 Bowen/TAA.

          • Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 15 days ago

            I dont own any Fulham or Wham (obviously) but lol at the game you guys are enduring xD
            Dont do it to yourselves, switch it off

            1. Giggs Boson
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              I'm enjoying it.

              It's quite a cerebral game, with West Ham trying different passing patterns to crack Fulham open. I like seeing the tactical problems, and watching teams try and solve them.

              1. Utopsis
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Not watching due to the paywall but will surely be last on MotD?

                  1. Giggs Boson
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Yeah probably.

                    Most people like goals.

                • Trophé Mourinho
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Havent watched at all tbh just been checking the score, but typical... Saturday night game is a 0-0 -_-
                  Expected Wham would win this with comfortably like most people, but I guess they miss Antonio

            2. Chucky
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              Best Ings replacement? kept him on the bench this week and played Taylor.

              A) Martial
              B) Watkins
              C) Antonio

              Have Jimmy and DCL

              1. Vazza
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Bamford?

                  1. Chucky
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    tough fixtures?

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

                3 - Coufal (29)
                2 - Areola (28)
                1 - Cresswell (27)
                A few on 24.

                1. La Roja
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Hang in there Czech Dani Alves

              3. reedybob91
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 15 days ago

                So I'm getting rid of either son or kane this week.

                And either one is going to Werner or Ziyech. My heart says son to Ziyech, is that the best option?

                1. UNDERWORLD7
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  I have no words. Just seriously bad move.

                  1. reedybob91
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    I can't keep a spurs double up with the upcoming fixtures, and have no Chelsea cover.
                    It's either Kane and Ziyech,

                    or Son and Werner

                2. Gravless are for Kinnear
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Why do you want to get rid of the top 2 scoring players in the game? They're on form and second season Mourinho

                  1. reedybob91
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Man city
                    Chelsea
                    Arsenal
                    Palace
                    Liverpool
                    Leicester
                    Wolves

                    Doesn't get much harder than that for 7 GWs

                  2. HMC
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    It’s a fair question however do you expect them to be the top2 scoring options from here on out?

                    1. reedybob91
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Ziyech for the last two weeks as been the heartbeat of the Chelsea team, so I think he can definitely outscore son from here on in

                3. Old Bull
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Do you think An on form Werner will outscore an on form Kane?

                  1. reedybob91
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    I think Werner and Ziyech outscore them both these next 7 weeks

              4. Gravless are for Kinnear
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 15 days ago

                When you stick Haller up top you deserve this

                1. Trophé Mourinho
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  final straw for Soucek owners?

              5. Hryszko
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 15 days ago

                Coufal is so attacking!

                1. LOLarov
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Any danger of him getting assist or goal??

                  1. Babelcopter
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    no. There isn't any real crossing threat on his side.

                  2. Hryszko
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Looking like he could get an assist, if only Haller could head the ball...

                    1. Trophé Mourinho
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      I thought that was pretty much all Haller could do? He does hold up play well also

              6. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 15 days ago

                Surely Soucek owners have lost patience by now

                1. Steve The Spud
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Haul coming soon

                  1. stxrty
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      The Haul will bound to happen in a DGW where he gets a brace in both games or something.

                  2. HMC
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Getting there. Played him this week over Taylor.
                    Easier when you play 343 but yes waiting for return(s)

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

                    LOL I just got him this week, wish I went Bissouma instead 🙂 He's got nice fixtures, and when cash arrives from downgrading Spurs, it could be sorted.

                  4. Old Bull
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Freed him from my bench for this game. Currently don’t have a clue who I’d get in for the same money

                  5. HMC
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Lol this aged well

                2. La Roja
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Magic bean is on

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

                  How many more crosses into the box in these West Ham games until Soucek nods one in??

                  1. Giggs Boson
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    Can't wait to see the stats for this game. I'm guessing there's been 124 crosses.

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

                      Feels like not far off that!

                4. g40steve
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Should that be a pen?

                  1. TorresMagic™
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    About 5 minutes ago, no.

                    1. Vazza
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        No

                  2. Vazza
                      2 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 (Lewis, Fodder)
                      Son Salah Grealish KDB Bruno
                      Bamford DCL (Brewster)

                      Bamford could also be Watkins...

                      1. how now brown cow
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        I wouldnt personally.

                        Everton have great fixtures next 2. Kane could be fixture proof.

                    • Mile Plankton
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Coufal on 3 baps.
                      Sit back and watch it go away.

                      1. TorresMagic™
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • Has Moderation Rights
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Glad he didn't get booked for diving.

                      2. DA Minnion
                        • 8 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Please please let him keep them.

                        1. Mile Plankton
                          • 8 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          Sorry

                    • Slitherene
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Is Jamal Lewis nailed for the season?

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

                        no

                        1. Slitherene
                          • 2 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          Ritchie his competition?

                      2. Gravless are for Kinnear
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Yes. Number 1 left back. His spot to lose

                    • Trophé Mourinho
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      When you like the look of Ziyech but have triple Chelsea already and thats probably already too much 😛
                      What do I do now? Hope Chelsea are so woeful in defence I can justify removing James? 😀

                    • JJO
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Hating this game more and more every gw

                    • La Roja
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Areola double save

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

                        Back to 3BPS hopefully

                        1. La Roja
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          Timing

                    • bso
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      West Ham toothless.

                    • ZimZalabim
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      SSSSSSSSSSSSSSOOOOOOOOOOOOuuuucceeeekkkkkkkkkkk

                      1. Pukki Party
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        This

                      2. Gandalf
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Had him since GW1!! Long overdue 😀

                        1. ZimZalabim
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          same here finally he scores

                          added bowen and Cresswell as 1 week punts but its GW1 Soucek that delivers

                    • Pukki Party
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Essential.

                    • Ze_Austin
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Soucek G

                    • The Suspended One
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      How many saves for mr. nipple?

                    • Mile Plankton
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      And the baps go away.

                    • Babelcopter
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Omg Soucek 😀

                    • TorresMagic™
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Soucek of course.

                    • Camzy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Lmao it has happened. Finally!