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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. rambo.
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Soucekkkkmkkkkkk Yesssss

  2. Original Pirate Material
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Beauty.

  3. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Casual wins

    1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      This casual thing is nonsense. He's obviously a good pick.

      1. Slouch87
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 21 days ago

        This casual nonsense keeps rearing it's ugly head when someone who somebody doesn't own gets points. Makes them look pathetic.

      2. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 21 days ago

        Casuals sold him 😀

      3. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 21 days ago

        Yep - basically anyone with players he hasn't got are casuals

    2. Slouch87
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Yawn.

    3. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Casuals always win

    4. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      2.6% ownership. The only casuals who own him are the ones on FFS

    5. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Soucek is the exact opposite of a casual pick. He's a wise person's pick

    6. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 21 days ago

      I feel like your avatar is perfect for this statement, he is shouting "Casuals win"

  4. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Never in doubt. Keep the faith

  5. Wılly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Martinez
    Chilwell Lamptey Dallas (Lewis)
    Salah Sterling Rashford Son Jota
    DCL Bamford (Brewster)

    Money ITB to do Son (or Rashford) to KDB.

    Stick to the plan? 2.4m available

  6. ALI_G
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Sooky goal confirmed?

    1. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Yup

  7. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Soucek 😎

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Mark started him

  8. Weasel Boy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Brought him in this week.
    Oh yes!

  9. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 21 days ago

    We will let Soucek owners have that, its hard being post 5million, they need some encouragement to keep going

  10. Slouch87
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Couldn't care less who scores when it gets a bet up.

  11. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Soucek owners finally getting their due!

    1. Pumpy Pro
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Been a painful journey

  12. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Of course it’s Soucek when I have fornals and Bowen in FH, of course!

  13. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    OMG YES THANK YOU

    1. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Wow you heading to top 1k now?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 21 days ago

        Doubt it with Chilwell, Zaha and Bamford returning.
        Have Bruno though

  14. jdoyle
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Well done to those who kept the faith with Soucek

  15. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Soucek finally delivers, gg to those still with him. Always would come good. Shame I’m trying for a big 5 midfield

  16. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Fair play. He’s been due for weeks.

  17. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    There were genuinely people who sold Soucek this week.

  18. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Scenes. Absolute Scenes

    1. Slouch87
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Not really.

    2. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      It’s Fulham conceding...

  19. Ibralicious
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Soucek so clinical... absolute steal for 4.9!

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Eventually

  20. Utopsis
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Where is Kaptain Kane? Patiently awaited his Soucek haul!

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Probs still circle jerking

  21. grumpyman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Brought Soucek and Coufal in for a hit this week. Finally something has gone right this season!

  22. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Coufal 3 bonus?

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Soucek probs

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      surely Soucek top?

  23. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Now only Trent remains in my first XI who hasn’t scored this season, bonkers.
    (Counting Martinez penalty save as a goal)

  24. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Wonderful. Soucek first on bench.

    Agonised over it and played bloody Maupay

  25. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Coufal assist by any small chance?

    1. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Unfortunately not, Benrahma assist

  26. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    West Ham defo conceding last minute

  27. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Soucek a nice enabler though it seems now for my moves in my normal team after FH, be nice to have him for these nice fixtures

  28. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Had to be

  29. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Surely not a penalty

    1. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Don’t take my points

  30. Mac90
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 21 days ago

    dayyum Coufal is on 9pts??

    Luckily Chilwell scored.

    Because I brought him and Ziyech this GW.

    alright I'm out goodnight

    1. beric
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Think he will be on 8 but still, im pleased too