Suspensions

The Suspension Tightrope: Which FPL players are nearing a one-match ban?

Those who keep an eye on the Suspension Tightrope widget on our homepage will be aware that the yellow cards are steadily racking up for several Premier League players.

The respite provided by the final international break of 2020 seems like a good time to take stock of the disciplinary situation around the top flight.

The yellow card amnesty is not until after the completion of a team’s 19 league fixtures (more on that later), after which the threshold moves up from five to ten bookings.

Those Fantasy Premier League assets already sitting on three and especially four cautions still have a long way to go before they are in the clear, then.

ON FOUR YELLOW CARDS

There is only one player who is currently a solitary yellow card away from suspension: Leicester City’s Jonny Evans (£5.5m).

The Northern Ireland international has managed to rack up four cautions in just five league appearances this season, the latest of which came in Gameweek 8.

With Caglar Soyuncu (£5.3m) a longer-term absentee and news awaited on the severity of Wesley Fofana’s (£5.0m) knee injury, the Foxes can’t afford to lose many more bodies at the heart of their defence.

Evans’ four bookings have come from just six fouls conceded, at least, so the experienced stopper is hardly flirting with danger on a regular basis.

ON THREE YELLOW CARDS

While Evans is out in front on his own on four bookings, there is a baker’s dozen of Premier League players who are just a caution behind.

Most are lower-owned FPL assets and/or agricultural midfield types but there are a handful of semi-popular options within the list.

Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.5m) boasts a double-digit ownership, while Hector Bellerin (£5.1m) was among the top five most-bought defenders of Gameweek 8.

Those two players sit in 19.7% and 16.4% of the top 10,000 squads respectively.

John McGinn (£5.5m) saw his ownership increase sixfold after his early-season heroics, while Mateusz Klich‘s (£5.6m) own purple patch of form and penalty-taking responsibilities have seen him become the fifth most-popular budget midfield option under £6.0m.

Of the 14 players on three or four yellow cards, Klich has committed the most fouls. Indeed, only two top-flight players have fouled the opposition on more occasions than the Pole (19).

There are no surprises to see Oriel Romeu (£4.5m) on the above table: the Southampton midfield spoiler and emergency bench fodder option has racked up over ten times as many yellow cards as he has FPL attacking returns in his Premier League career.

John Lundstram‘s (£5.1m) name appearing on the list would have been headline news in 2019/20 but given his recategorization as an FPL midfielder, uncertain future at Bramall Lane and plummeting ownership, he is but a mere footnote this season.

WHEN ARE THE CUT-OFF POINTS FOR SUSPENSIONS?

As we mentioned in the introduction, the yellow card threshold is raised to ten after 19 league fixtures.

In most seasons, that would ordinarily mean after the completion of Gameweek 19 – but this is no ordinary campaign.

Aston Villa, Burnley, Manchester City and Manchester United are a game behind the other 16 top-flight clubs, with word awaited on the rearrangement of their respective Blank Gameweek 1 fixtures.

We have also yet to see how a complicated-looking January schedule pans out, with the ‘Matchweek 18’ games split into two and sandwiching Gameweek 19.

And any unexpected postponements between now and then would, of course, further affect the ’19th fixture’ cut-off point.

The threshold for ten yellow cards is after 32 league matches, which will be mid-April at the earliest.

Players collecting ten bookings before that point will serve a two-game ban.

Punishments for yellow card accumulation are competition-specific, whereas suspensions for dismissals cover all competitive matches.


Keep your eyes peeled on our Suspension Tightrope widget over the coming weeks and months, as we’ll be updating that after every Gameweek to keep you informed on the latest disciplinary developments.

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1,602 Comments Post a Comment
    1. Klaren
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      He is playing at the moment.

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Playstation?

        1. Klaren
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Playing some real life football while waiting for his PS5 to arrive.

          https://www.sofascore.com/mexico-south-korea/KUbsGVb

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Seems out of form.

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

      People trying to get others to sell the Son, which one simply does not do

  1. Mac90
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Can't wait to do Salah & Romeu --> Bruno and Grealish

    Have been contemplating which to get. Silver lining

  2. Clam. ☘️
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Final pieces of the WC jigsaw atm... Opinions would be appreciated! Aware that benching headaches are involved

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Looks good.

      1. Clam. ☘️
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        When the jigsaw is missing more than one piece...

    2. just a man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Pull the trigger

  3. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Salah's price is dropping like mad. Could drop twice by the time the Brighton fixture is played

    1. Olson
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      chill bro it'll be alright

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 23 days ago

        I don't have him lol, if he drops twice and Mane rises that makes it easier than ever to get him. No issues here!

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          yeh I know you don't have him that's why ur stirring the pot you naughty man

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 23 days ago

            😆

          2. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Maybe 12.1 if I'm lucky 😛

    2. Clam. ☘️
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Probably.

  4. Killitzer
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Bottomed!

    Evening all

    Tempted to use WC but could get away with Salah ➡️ Bruno for -4

    McCarthy Steer
    Chilwell Justin KWP Mitchell Vinagre
    Salah Son Barkley Bissouma Rodriguez
    Bamford Kane Vardy

    At a minimum a hit is necessary or should I go big with the WC?

    1. Clam. ☘️
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      -4 would suffice I think.

  5. Clam. ☘️
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Final pieces of the WC jigsaw atm... Opinions would be appreciated! Aware that benching headaches are involved 🙂

    McC / Forster
    Chilly / Dias / Justin / Targett / Coufal
    KdB / Fernandes / Grealish / X / Y
    DCL / Watkins / Z

    Looking to fill X, Y and Z with one of the following options before moving to Salah, Bamford and Soucek in GW12. Have a little wiggle room with money itb.

    (i) Two of Ziyech, Zaha or Hamez + Richarlison
    (ii) One of Ziyech, Zaha or Hamez + Jota + Jesus or Werner

    1. Olson
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Second option. Don't go into battle without something that vaguely resembles a premium striker slot.

      budget strikers will dry up, don't get caught with ur hands down yr pants when they do

      All in structure yo

      1. Clam. ☘️
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Thanks for the advice, much appreciated.

        What do you make of the issue of VORP?

    2. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      I have the same front 7 if you get ziyech and werner. then you're front 7 would be the same as mine. Going to do werner to vardy next gw.

      1. Clam. ☘️
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        I see! Cool!

  6. C_G
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    I wanna do Son, Salah, Podence, Jorg-----> Ziyech, KDB, Soucek & Grealish

    otherwise it's a -12 for that.

    What do you think?

    Rest of team:

    Martinez Steer

    Lamp Zouma Chilwell Justin Mitchell

    JRod

    DCL Kane Vardy

    1. C_G
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      I wanna WC or should I take a -12 hit haha

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

        WC

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Ben Crellin says the DGW fixtures may be announced in the next 10 days so WC could be ideal to do now

    2. Clam. ☘️
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Which of the 4 out and which of the 4 in is the priority?

    3. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Salah >> KDB should sort you out

  7. Le Bluff
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    WC draft:

    McCarthy / (Forster)
    R James / Chilwell / Cancelo / (J Lewis) / (Coufal)
    KDB / Sterling / Bruno / Grealish / (Stephens)
    DCL / Bamford / Watkins

    1.6 in the banks.

    Thoughts? The Chelsea double up is a risk but feel that James and Chilwell have such good attacking potential. Think Sterling only needs a goal to get himself going, and with those fixtures...

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Good as it gets probably. Ziyech I think is going to be gold so I’d want him in. Otherwise very good

      1. Le Bluff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Thank you. Got Ziyech in at 8.0 before his Sheff Utd haul so he's in my team currently. Love him as a player but struggling to fit him in. Could move to 3-5-2 and get rid of Watkins, but would have less in the bank to bring Salah back down the line.

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Love it, my team in 2 weeks will look extremely similar. Go big or go home!

    3. Olson
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Look at the pool of budget strikers you can move to when you get injuries/loss of form. Do you really want a team where your options for your entire front line amount to about 3 players

      1. Le Bluff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Yeah, this is a very good point. I remember wildcarding into a frontline of Pukki, Haller and Ashley Barnes(!) early last season. All dropped off form and I used that as a lesson learnt.

        Everton, Villa and Leeds are look good attacking teams this season, no? If I stick with this front 3, would just be hoping that my midfield compensates for any loss of form.

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Yes. DCL looks great, no doubt. But not one of those strikers has real pedigree and there is a real chance they could all misfire. 2 don't even have pens or set pieces. Replacements all play for average to rubbish teams so there's a high chance they won't be firing, or may be crocked. 3 other players simply isn't enough to service a frontline of 3 players. You're also in a position where if a mid price or premium really starts hitting it hard then you're stuffed.

        2. Clam. ☘️
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          This is what I would've thought too however Olson has me reconsidering.

          I'm thinking the likes of Ziyech, Zaha, Hamez, etc. can cover for when the cheap strikers are out of form.

          Eg.
          Werner + Hamez + Soucek vs. Watkins + Hamez + Ziyech

          1. Rhodes your boat
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Werner and soucek

          2. Olson
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            I just think anyone going all out with 3 budgets is going to be chasing their tail. The risks are well documented. Mitigate them by going with 1 or 2 budgets and at least a 9.5 but preferably a kane or Vardy. The power midfield is usually a mistake in my experience because it is bought at the expense of balance and flexibility

            1. Le Bluff
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 23 days ago

              I see what you mean. I just feel that with City's upcoming fixtures, both Sterling and KDB could go nuts. And Bruno looks great as a Salah 'placeholder' for the next 2 or 3. I wouldn't usually go for 2 budgets in Bamford or Watkins, but I feel we've seen enough from Everton, Leeds and Villa already which shows they're 3 good, attacking sides.

              Everton and Villa have good fixtures for the next few. Leeds not so much, but they've shown they can create/score against anyone.

              1. Olson
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 23 days ago

                Cool. Good luck to you. Right now it is the most efficient way to work so if it continues you'll have made a good call. Good luck!

                1. Le Bluff
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 23 days ago

                  Thank you. Will probably all change before next weekend anyway! Cheers for the discussion though; some good points and I'm now considering Ziyech and Vardy instead of Sterling and Bamford!

                  1. Olson
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 23 days ago

                    I prefer that option by far but Sterling is horribly unpredictable

                    1. Le Bluff
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 23 days ago

                      I think what's swaying me towards Sterling is that I don't want to have to choose just 1 of KDB or Sterling, as you can't tell which one of them will haul. Cover both bases and just get both, is what I'm thinking - especially for this fixture run while Salah looks out for at least a week or so.

  8. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    So Salah >> Kev or Bruno here? Just the 1FT.

    McCarthy
    Chilwell, Saiss, Cresswell
    Salah, Son, Ziyech, Rodríguez, Grealish
    Kane, DCL
    (Nyland, Mitchell, Justin, Davis)

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Thanks all.

    2. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Get Bruno this gw and then son to kdb next gw?

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Sounds decent if you can lend me 0.5m 🙂

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          So close!! Worth a -4 by downgrading Saïss?

  9. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Is DCL due? Didn't score last match, should be hungry for goals.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Captain material.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 23 days ago

        TC if you're a Fulham fan.

  10. Werner Bremen
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Should I risk it with Bruno after the game tonight, before the price rise?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 23 days ago

      If you have cash no, if you don't yes.

    2. cravencottage
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Don’t over index on price. Often on here people seem more concerned with TV than points. If you can wait, do so

    3. Olson
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      I once saw Ozil put Freiberg to the sword for Weeder Bremen, 4-1. Good days, he was class

      1. cravencottage
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Yes- so much talent but a disaster for FPL

    4. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Just wait as late as possibly as who knows what injuries/Covid there’ll be in next week

  11. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Martial missed 4 big chances in 1st half. What a terrible player he is.

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 23 days ago

      If he's getting the chances, the goals will come.

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

      Dat xG though bro

    3. Vazza
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Based on a sample size of one game...

        1. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          based on a few seasons actually.

          1. Klaren
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            He is overachieving his xG in his career stats.

            Also he's been playing great even if we don't take that into account, so not sure what you are on about anyway.

      • Mid budget coach
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 23 days ago

        I think the club has much to do with it,
        Pogba too is avoiding the ball in attacking areas or playing the ball sideaways

    4. Vazza
        3 months, 23 days ago

        McCarthy (Fodder)
        Robbo Bellerin Zouma (Fodder x2)
        Son Salah Grealish JRod (Bissouma)
        Kane DCL Jimenez

        1FT, 0.0m in the bank

        Should I wildcard the above?

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 23 days ago

          If you want to attack the fixtures, yes for this week or the next. If you want to keep the WC for later in the season then the team looks okay for this week, just bench Salah for Bissouma.

        2. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Salahh + son + jiminez to ziyech + KDB + werner then werner to vardy next gw.

      • JURGENAUT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 23 days ago

        How's Werner looking tonight apart from the goal? Cheers

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          coughing a lot

        2. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Handsome as usual

      • Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Bit worried I won’t have 11 starters but don’t want to sell salah as I won’t be able to get him back (got at 12.0) 1FT 0.0itb

        Martinez
        Chilwell lamptey balbuena
        Salah** sterling son soucek
        Vardy Werner dcl

        Forster Mitchell Burke dunne

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Nice team chill and work it out an hour before KOs

        2. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          You can still get salah back. Just might take 2 transfers but if he misses next 2 games then def upside in getting on Bruno/Man City mids

      • HVT
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Salah > Bruno (-4)
        If not it means playing Justin (pool)
        Bench = Mitchell/Burke

        Thoughts?

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          I’ll probably do this but waiting until last minute

          1. HVT
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Any reason why?
            If i can save 0.1/0.2 why would I wait?
            Unless your thinking Bruno gets Covid I suppose.

            1. Pat Bonner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 23 days ago

              I’ve changed my planned transfers 3 or 4 times since the end of last gw - if I’d made the moves early to save cash I’d be looking at a -8 or -12 or not fielding a full team. Who knows what injuries/Covid situation will be in next week. Think having all the info is way more beneficial then 0.1 or 0.2

            2. Would Ed Woodward
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 23 days ago

              Portugal have another game next week too.

              1. HVT
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 23 days ago

                What more could go wrong?
                I feel with a weak bench I’ll need reinforcement(s) regardless, any moves are becoming more like a -2.
                If I rebrand from ‘hit-taking’ to ‘upskirt lifting’, I’ve no doubt you’d be in favour!

        2. Ógie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Salah will miss one game at the most i reckon so if you want him back i would say no.
          Bruno is a great long term pick either way.

          Congratulations on knocking us out of the Munster championship btw.
          Looks like Cork will win their first football title since 2012 when they meet Tipp in the final.

          1. HVT
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Cheers, it’s scant reward for years in the wilderness but it’ll be great for the team/management at large.
            Might be the boost they need!

            1. Ógie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 23 days ago

              Yeah ye needed it alright and it would be good for us too in the long term if we were getting stiffer competition from Cork like they used give us in the olden days.

              Just a pity the pubs are closed up because that will be an epic celebration around Cork city if/when the win the title.

      • cnewman7
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Planning to WC for GW10.
        Thoughts on Salah --> Bruno this week and WC Salah back in for next week on the WC?

        Ryan
        Chilwell Cresswell KWP
        Salah* Son Grealish Podence
        Werner Jimi Kane

        McCarthy Justin Bissouma Ferg

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Idea sounds great to me

        2. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Makes sense.

      • TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Kante goal

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Essential.

      • jdp219
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        In drafting a WC team, I am wondering how others are approaching your bench.

        How many enablers have you opted for?
        Full (albeit cheap) playing bench in case of COVID?

        1. Pedersen
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          2 enablers usually both def

        2. cravencottage
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          cheap enablers are fine, but they must be nailed

        3. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          If wc all players must be near on nailed to play

        4. Major League Shocker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 23 days ago

          If by "enabler" you mean minimum-priced player, I've got 2 (4.0 def and 4.5 mid). Hopefully they'll all play, although I acknowledge Phillips is not risk-free.

      • JURGENAUT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Werner with the double.

      • Pedersen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        2 ft and 0.5m itb.bi would like Bruno, but how to get him. I am considering rodriguez + wilson to Bruno + Davis (4.3) but have to do it tonight if so

        Mccarthy - 4m
        Justin - Lamptey - Zouma - Mitchell - Chillwell
        Salah - Son - rodriguez - grealish - Zaha
        Kane - dcl - wilson

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Salah to Bruno if salahs out

          1. Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Wilson to watkins or Bamford also looks good

            1. Shineonme
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 23 days ago

              Watkins. Villa have some nice fixtures

      • Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Was originally considering Son, Robbo > Bruno, Cancelo (-4) but now with Salah out prob for a couple I’m unsure... what do you think?

        (Btw I bought Salah for 12.0 fwiw)

        1FT 0.8itb

        Martinez
        Robbo, Chilwell, Cresswell
        Salah*, Son, Ziyech, Grealish
        Kane, DCL, Bamford
        (Forster) (KWP, Stephens, Branthwaite)

        Unsure whether Bruno or KDB is the right choice for this GW

        Cheers

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Just salah to Bruno and get kdb for son next week?

          1. Don Kloppeone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            So just forget getting Mo back? Unsure!

            But yeh that plan could obv work 🙂

            Thanks

            1. Pat Bonner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 23 days ago

              I’d have a plan to get salah back in but to me this is an opportunity to get ahead and with no obvious captain this week I can go for Bruno who then has 2 nice away games. Can then monitor salah situation and get him back in - probably will involve a -4 tho but hoping it can pay off

              1. Pat Bonner
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 23 days ago

                But if you don’t want the headache then just hold

              2. Don Kloppeone
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 23 days ago

                Yeh I don’t disagree.

                What about Robbo? Just hold and use later to fund other moves if he does nothing vs LEI?

                1. Pat Bonner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 23 days ago

                  I think if salah is missing 1 or 2 games then I’d be happy to hold robbo. Although he still has 2 Scotland games to get through so who knows what’ll happen! Wouldn’t rule out your original planned transfers but just feels wrong to remove 2 good players like robbo and son when salah is very unlikely to play. I’d wait until last minute to do your moves and hopefully we’ll get some confirmation on salah

                  1. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 23 days ago

                    Yep will def wait to make moves! Stuff the price changes!

                    Could even do:
                    Salah, Son > Bruno, KDB (-4) to be a bit spicy 😉

                    1. Pat Bonner
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 23 days ago

                      Very nice! Like those moves. Wouldn’t surprise me to see kdb get double figures against spurs

                      1. Don Kloppeone
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 23 days ago

                        Only issue is I’m currently left with 0.3itb after that move. Too many price swings before deadline and the move is dead

      • Black Knights
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        I’m becoming increasingly tempted to WC as this week goes on, despite rolling 2FTs into this week.

        From:

        Martinez McCarthy
        TAA Dier Saiss Justin Balbuena
        Salah Son Grealish Podence Bissouma
        Kane DCL Wilson

        To:

        Martinez McCarthy
        Chilwell Cancelo Cresswell Justin Burn
        KdB Bruno Ziyech Grealish Bissouma
        Kane DCL Watkins

        Feels like an upgrade and addresses the Wolves pair (ropey) and the Liverpool pair (worrying).

        Any glaring holes in the WC team, do you reckon?

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          8 changes so I’d do it. Not a bad week to have wc with all the injuries/Covid

          1. Black Knights
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Yeah I’d been happy to try and maybe do 3 transfers -4, but really Dier’s fixtures are bad now, Saiss not first choice, TAA injured, Podence rubbish, Salah out, Wilson probably out. It’s become a lot of fires to deal with all of a sudden.

        2. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          I just did
          Martinez/
          Cresswell/ Chilwell/ wan bisaka/
          Ziyech/ bruno (cap)/ KDB / Grealish/
          Werner/ watkins/ DLC/
          Going to do werner to vardy next gw.

          1. Black Knights
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Nice.

      • D ✅
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Bruno subbed off safe and sound

      • drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Another Home blank from bruno

      • Werner Bros
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Is Salah likely to drop tonight?

        1. popcoin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          I don’t think it’s likely

        2. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Possible but unlikely

        3. Seanigula
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Probably not...25% away and a huge # must be people on Wildcards

        4. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Possibly not tonight -74, but Bruno might rise +100.4?

      • popcoin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        In the KdB v Vardy debate, how much of a factor is GW 12-17 rotation?

        Two midweek fixtures in 3 weeks.

        At 33 and with a few muscle tweaks in the last year, I feel like Brendan could hand Jamie a rest over that period. That said, Kev could feasibly get 1 rest in there given Pep roulette.

        Thoughts?

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Rotation will happen for everybody.

        2. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Hard to second guess pep but personally would go kdb every time with those fixtures - for me there’s bigger upside potential as well with kdb compared to Vardy

          1. popcoin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Fair - I always feel like Vardy is just as likely to get a double digit haul, but maybe my perception is skewed by more recent results

        3. Klaren
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Vardy isn't really needed in Europa League so I don't think he is too much at risk until the Christmas period.

          There is some rotation risk with KDB although it's probably less than the rest of their attackers including Sterling.

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Fernandes taking his home form worldwide

        1. Sco
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          He just doesn't try for Portugal because he knows even if they get a penalty that he won't be taking it 😉

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Might not just be for Portugal soon 😛

      • Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Surprised to see nobody laughing at Ramos on here

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Was hoping he'd get another one and do the full martin palermo

      • DK_13
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Lamptey(got him at 4.6) or targett(don't have Martinez) or coufol as my first bench(or main team if I bench souchek) on wc?