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. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    https://twitter.com/BenDinnery/status/1327858351477313536?s=20

    Sterling reportedly injured...

    1. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Is it a 'IB' injury?

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Hopefully

      2. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        An IB injury is one that prevents players from reporting for International duty (Eg: Marcus Rashford current shoulder injury).

        In this case though Raheem has clearly reported for duty and subsequently picked something up in training so it’s not an IB injury.

        1. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Forgot that. This is true

    2. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Salah owners just lost 0.1m on Bruno.

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        reply fail ahhaha sorry . BTW I thinks Sterling will be fine, he is fit lad

      2. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Only if they were planning to get him 😉

  2. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Would it be awful of me to hope that Bruno picks up a slight niggle that keeps him out for one game to punish all those that have unnecessarily bought him mid International Break and forced his price up ?

    1. Sanchit
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Awful of you to hope injuries for any player.

      1. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        You can instead hope for him blanking. I'm sure 2 points won't harm you

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          I would rather people taking another -4 to bring in a replacement 🙂

          1. The Mandalorian
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Wishing harm to someone because you didn't have the courage to buy Bruno before his price rise is childish and weak. Sort yourself out it's just a game.

            1. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              it’s not really wishing to harm someone lol ... ok, just a rest or a false positive test to keep him out.

              You still standing by your comment about avoiding Man U players because of a drop in form for the second half of a season

              1. Hotdogs for Tea
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                *under a new manager

                1. The Mandalorian
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  I've bought Bruno I see a bounce in form coming so I'm jumping on board.

      2. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        just a niggle, an upset tummy, bad cough or man flu ... nothing serious but just enough to miss one game 😉

        1. fc_skrald
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Nooooo please. I have already 3 players out this gw (my bench players wont play a minute) and only 1 free transfer...

      3. Sharkytect
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I have always felt this way but more recently I have been thinking - our “hoping” or “wishing” a player to get injured- it doesn’t do anything. This isn’t a horror movie.

        Unless you believe in that kind of stuff

    2. Third Eye Vision
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      It’s also presumptive as you don’t know if an early transfer is necessary or not. I had the exact money for the move and waiting would have priced me out.

      1. ReindeerHotdog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Awful logic.

    3. Sir Edo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Every way to gain points is a good way and everything that makes the game harder to navigate is good.

    4. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      🙄
      No. Just No.
      Haven't git him IN yet but he's in my draft team in another game where I need a haul !

    5. Kannbury
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Already done Salah>Bruno, but if something happens to him Mane is next in line.. Although with Sterling possibly injured might need to do Stetling>Mane...
        Thank goodness I'm on WC 😉

      • Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        You can hope but for those on a WC who are probably the main drivers of current price changes then it makes no difference as we’ll just switch to Rashford instead.

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Wild Card transfers do not contribute to price rises

          1. Patio Kev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Wild card transfers do contribute to price rises if you continue just to make normal transfers and then only click the WC button the night before the game week.

            1. Sharkytect
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Very very few people do that

            2. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              hardly any one does that though

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Better to hope he gets sent off and misses a penalty, both are long overdue.

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          hope not, I will be buying him no matter what happens to his price

        2. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          He missed a penalty against newcastle. What u talking bout

      • Shineonme
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Wouldn't matter to people who bought him on a WC like me.

    6. subhojit123
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Is it worth doing Jiminez to Vardy for -4?

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Madness

      2. Third Eye Vision
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        He’s got the fixtures to justify it.

        1. subhojit123
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Ya..that was my thinking

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

        Next GW.

      4. The Ilfordian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Probably sensible, even this week with Liverpool’s weakened defence. Keeping an eye on Jimenez IB performance. Scored one yesterday. What with all the other injury worries I’d like to keep him

      5. Shineonme
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Next week do that move

      6. Lubic87
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I was thinking of doing the same, but given Jimenez has already dropped, I'll probably just do it for free next week

    7. Sanchit
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      1FT

      McCarthy* (Steer)
      Robbo Chilwell Digne (Reguillon* Ferguson)
      Bruno Son* Grealish Hamez (Bissouma)
      Kane* DCL Watkins

      The ones with * have a very difficult schedule.
      Who would you take out first? Any suggested transfers?
      Son to Ziyech? Or build up the money and get KDB after a couple of weeks.

      1. subhojit123
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Son to Ziyech

        1. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          I did that move

      2. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Steer and rotate keepers

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Pay an extra .5 to have the higher scoring keeper on your bench each week?

          1. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            I am sure I explained it to you a few days ago ?

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Must’ve hit my head somewhere then because I don’t remember

              1. Hotdogs for Tea
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                think you do that before most posts on here 😉

    8. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Who does everyone have as a Salah placeholder if selling?

      1. Third Eye Vision
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        If I do sell then I’ll bring in the player I want the most rather than a similarly priced player. So Grealish or Ziyech over KDB or Mané.

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          And why’s that? Just Makes it harder to bring him back in

          1. Third Eye Vision
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            I’m not worried about that. I just want the players who I think will get me the most points. I could get Salah back in for Son for no hit, or take a -4 if I felt like doing another move. The odd -4 doesn’t bother me.

      2. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I'll probably go with Finnish rock band, Lordi.

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Full of comedy today mate

      3. abhirup780
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Will replace him with KDB. I already own Sterling. So Both are potential placeholders for direct swap. Or if both Sterling and KDB seem essential (which is unlikely) then Son will make way with help of DCL to 6.0ish cash.

      4. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        James Rodriguez for me. Best fixtures between now and GW11, then easily switch back to Salah when Everton's fixtures turn again and Salah faces Fulham

        I have two moves (-4) for GW9 which will leave me with 8.0M ITB and this team:

        Mart (Steer)
        Chilwell Cancelo Coufal (Vest Kilman)
        (C) Bruno Son Ziyech JamesR Grealish
        DCL Bamford (Brewster)

        Then for GW10: Son + Kilman > KDB (C) + Dias
        Then GW12: JR > Salah

        1. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Double City defense? that is interesting...

          1. Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Love the fixtures until GW22. Can bench for the worst games in that run, and I also have cover for the 0-minute rotations

            Feels like it might be fun

            1. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              I like the fixtures as well. I just fear the rotation of Cancelo, and if they start running riot and scoring 4+ goal a game it blocks you from double attack ( i am now experiencing it with 2 Villa keepers and Grealish - otherwise I would get Watkins).

              1. Ze_Austin
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                I don't fear being blocked from a move. I'll just switch... And there are always alternatives. Here are the players at that price: Salah, Mane, Auba, Bruno. Then there's the midprice bracket: Ziyech, James, Grealish, Zaha

                If a City mid is worth selling one of these other options, then it's an easy switch FOR ME from one City defender, even for -4

                1. Captain Kakaroto (I blame R…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  Fair play, GL mate.

                  1. Ze_Austin
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    Thanks! Best of luck to you too

                2. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  On, and Son is somewhere in the premium bracket as well, with his fixtures improving from GW16

                  It's not that easy to find a reliable blend of BOTH long term fixtures and statistical form among defenders outside City

      5. dunny4003
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        If Egypt are playing a friendly theres probaly nothing wrong with him typical Liverpool shithousery so he doesn't have to play in the international break.

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Rubbish mate he’s positive, can’t fake that

      6. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Current WC mid is probably very template - Grealish, KDB, Fernandes, Zylch with enough left ITB to upgrade any of those to Salah when desired.

      7. Sharkytect
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Brewster (!)

        1. Sharkytect
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Oh. Sorry. This is if keeping!

    9. DAZZ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      With a WC still intact, i feel Salah > Bruno is risk free, as i can find a way to bring Salah back when i use my WC. Anyone else feel the same?

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Waste a WC to bring in one player? Don’t think Salah is THAT special

      2. Sir Edo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        If you have kept WC this long you can wait to gw16. Find another way to get Salah in..

        1. No Salah
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Why GW 16?
          I’m actually pondering what’s the best time for WC

      3. abhirup780
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Salah to anyone is risk free unless you have a plan to do anything which may adress a risk with 2 free transfers

    10. fc_skrald
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Am I too nostalgic when picking Patrick van Aanholt as my TAA substitution? Only 13.000 fpl-managers have picked him yet this gw but I have this feeling that he will be great to have. Any logical advice against my feeling?

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        he is a good option.
        I am also considering him or Cancelo

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Better hope he’s on pens or else he’s hot garbage

        1. fc_skrald
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          If my memory is correct he has a tendency to get attacking points in several gw's in a row, he will just keep on giving when he is in the zone...

      3. Sir Edo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Fixtures getting tough soon but I bought him in last round (for the excitement). Lucky assist but had two good chanses to score..

      4. Debauchy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Currently my replacement for TAA so nothing against from me

        1. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Still have my WC so just a punt for 3 gws or so

      5. Third Eye Vision
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I’m warming to the idea of him being a good option. I didn’t think Palace looked good enough defensively to buy a 5.4 defender. Signs they’re improving though, and he’s looked so attacking. Unlucky not to have returns in the Wolves game too. I think I’d still get a City defender over him though.

      6. LegendMoon
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Not as nostalgic as those picking Bellerin

        1. fc_skrald
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Oh, a long time ago he was in my team too. Luckily he plays for Arsenal so I wont get him...

          1. LegendMoon
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Cannot believe the number of people who were calling him a good pick the last week or two

    11. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Unpopular opinion:
      Ziyech is over performing and overhyped in an fpl sense

      1. The Units
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        How many points for the season would make him overhyped for the price? 120/140/160/180/200+?

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Considering most people have missed a big chunk of that already I don’t think he’s really a great pick given upcoming fixtures... only really a set piece threat and not much more. Strikes me as the assist the assister type

      2. Third Eye Vision
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Points > hype and opinion.

      3. abhirup780
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        He can be a trap that I may fall into

      4. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Yep, about as popular as a Bay City Roller at CBGB circa 1981

      5. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        He is a great player with lethal left foot, the risk is that PL managers will quickly learn that and set up their teams\players to minimise his chances to use it.

        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          You stop him then there's Werner, Pulisic and Havertz to take care of who can be deadly if given freedom. Too much attacking in that Chelsea side now to stop them by stopping 1 player, used to be as simple as stopping Hazard a few years back.

          1. el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            I'm not talking about doubling up marking all the time but simpler things like forcing him to go on his right more often or applying bit more pressure early in the game.

            Managers aren't mugs and they do learn.

        2. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          So does Hamez, yet his fpl vulnerabilities are now starting to show. Also, Hamez is a tailsman and Ziyech isn’t, Chelsea would be able to cope without him

      6. Kryptonite666
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Go to transfermarkt and take a look at his stats from last year.

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Can’t compare the PL to that farmers league

    12. Sir Edo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Bruno still a captain option if Rashford is out?

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Doesn’t change much

      2. LegendMoon
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        with Cavani as a replacement most definitely

      3. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Martial time

      4. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Definitely, it’s WBA they are playing against after all.

    13. SharkyJon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Thoughts on the DCL & Richarlison double up for the next few gameweeks?

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Not bad

        1. SharkyJon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Thinking going 352, with big midfield, just feels wrong doubling on attack but could be good as Richarlison did have good stats before suspension...

      2. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Go fot it, much better than Hall & Oates.

      3. Sir Edo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Rich is interresting, three great fixtures coming up and Leeds (h) after Fulham is nice. No good Expected stats though, a few penalties could change it all..

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Stats were great prior to his suspension what do you mean?

          1. Sir Edo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Three expected returns in five games and four Big chanses if I read it right..

            1. SharkyJon
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yes, had the chances, just didn’t convert, if you believe he can hit the target more often then could be good, also decent creative stats too

        2. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Sigurdsson is on pens

          1. SharkyJon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Doubt he will play every week and no guarantee he takes pens this season

            1. Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              First one is a good point: not a fave of Carlo. Second one is possibly true, but he's been their designated pen taker (while missing pens), with Richarlison in the same team

              In a 3 GW punt on Richarlison, Siggy has a good chance of starting those three games before he's dropped later in the season, meaning pens shouldn't be counted as a reliable factor for Rich, except if holding Rich long term (so Siggy's dropped)

      4. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I’m doing the same

      5. LegendMoon
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        for the next 3 you could do far worse

        1. SharkyJon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          if it means I can have Salah, KDB and Sterling, it may work but would love Vardy if I had the funds...

      6. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Could work but I think there are just as good options such as Antonio (If fit), Watkins and Bamford at lower prices over the same period.

    14. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Can toast bread cover cob in egg & bacon cobs for brekkie ?
      If not have to take a hit and send wife to shop.

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        You know it can't. I commend you to the song 'Imogen' by Mr Blonde.

      2. Kannbury
          2 months, 9 days ago

          C) Bacon bagel? (with ketchup)

          1. Houldsworth Hatter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Not bad but brown sauce makes a sandwich a manwich 🙂

        • LegendMoon
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          only if smothered with english mustard

        • Houldsworth Hatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Yes it can. I’m not a big fan of egg so 4 thick slices of toast with Lurpak butter containing 4 thick Richmond pork sausages and a hint of brown sauce with a large mug of Nescafé Gold Blend. Mmmmmm.......
          ............ All cooked by amazing Missus. Happy Sunday and roll on next game week!

          1. LegendMoon
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Richmond sausages really are the worst sausages in the whole world, if you want to ruin a breakfast add Richmond -

            1. Houldsworth Hatter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              You can’t say that though. We’re all different in terms of taste. There’s no right or wrong, if you like it you like it if you don’t you don’t.

              1. LegendMoon
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Fair enough, I retract my statement!!

                1. Houldsworth Hatter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  I didn’t mean that to come across personally by the way!

        • el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Thanks guys, think I'm going to play it safe,that hit could cost me a lot - probably all week to recover it.

        • CONNERS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          What on earth is a cob?

      3. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 9 days ago

        On WC, I have an attachment to Soucek though I need some unbiased opinions...

        A. Watkins
        B. Soucek + a valueable 1.0m

        1. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Easy A

        2. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 9 days ago

          A, think people are in danger of.... there is a word for it but I’ve forgotten

          When you’ve invested time into something so you don’t want to let it go but know you should - that’s souceck in this case

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yikes

            2. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yeah, classic fpl, had the same this week with foden but he had to go really

        3. Kannbury
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Probably B. (Also on WC and have both)

          • Patio Kev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            At 4.9 I think Soucek is a great 5th midfielder, not sure I would want him as a 4th mid though.

          • The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Watkins but I love Souchef.

          • Shineonme
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Easy A

          • DK_13
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Easy B I guess. I am on a wildcard and playing souchek every week(insane value) gets me double city defence over the likes of lamptey who I am not sure I can play week in and out

        4. Inazuma X1
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Mane or Hakim for Salah?

          1. Kannbury
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Mane.

            • Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Mane easily

            • Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Mane

          2. DAZZ
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Assume Bruno’s EO will be sky high this week? Going without him a huge risk?

            1. Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Bruno is currently owned by 24.5% of FPL managers

              Unlikely to double in one week, but that's slightly possible

              1. DAZZ
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                True. If i don’t own him is Salah > Bruno for free wise? With Salah more than likely missing the Leicester game, it’s risky going without Bruno, taking into consideration his probable high (c) %

                1. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  You sound more convinced than a question would suggest

                  If I fear having a player, I buy him. If I don't expect a player to get points, I sell him

                  In your case, your expectations are the perfect reason to switch Salah to Bruno (C)

                  There'll be stats, eye test data and conjecture to back keeping or switching. Go with what you know you want

            2. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Salah to Bruno for sure

          3. Mufc202020
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Do we think Jota is nailed on now? Or Atleast going to start most matches?

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Not a chance, Salah will boot him out in 1-2 weeks

            2. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              I think he will share time with a few other players

            3. LegendMoon
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              I don't think we are going to get that lucky

          4. SharkyJon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            A) Bernardo & Vardy
            B) Cancelo/Dias & Richarlison
            A or B?

            1. what\'s my name
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              a

            2. LegendMoon
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              B, is Bernardo even first choice? I'm not sure...

              1. SharkyJon
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                No, Bernardo would be non playing bench fodder

            3. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Honestly, neither for me

            4. The Knights Template
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              C) Crosby, Stills & Nash

          5. what\'s my name
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Mo*, Bruno, Son, Grealish
            Maupay*, DCL, Kane

            maupay + salah to vardy + ziyech for free?

            1. LegendMoon
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              sounds like a blinding move

            2. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yes yes

          6. King Kohli
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Best replacement for Salah & Maupay?

            A. Bruno & Richarlison(-4)
            B. Vardy & Ziyech(-4)
            C. Vardy + Bruno + Coufal (-8 along with Robertson out)

            Martinez Steer
            Robbo* Chilwell Konsa Kilman Mitchell
            Salah* Sterling* Son Jrod Anguissa
            Dcl Maupay* Bamford

            1 FT 0.5 itb.

            1. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 9 days ago

              A for me King

              1. King Kohli
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Cheers Spud

            2. Patio Kev
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              I like A but would that make it more difficult to get Salah back if you tie up more money in a Maupay replacement ?

              Maybe consider A plus somebody like Watkins so you keep enough cash ITB to allow you to straight swap Bruno back to Salah if you wanted ?

              1. King Kohli
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                It would make it tricky but not sure I want Salah back anytime soon.
                Also A, makes it a triple up on Everton attack which I'm not entirely sure about.

            3. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Bruno one for sure

              1. King Kohli
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                A or C mate?
                A makes it triple up on Eve which seems a bit much at the moment.

                1. Super Saints
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  I just brought in Vardy Coufal Bruno for Jimi Robbo Salah so I like C

                  1. King Kohli
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    Cheers mate.
                    Could even get Cancelo instead of Coufal as currently have a bugger of 0.1

            4. The Ilfordian
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Could you do Bruno this week and suffer another week of Maupay? Then see how Sterling /Son form is , maybe get one or both of Vardy and Ziyech for -4?

              1. King Kohli
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Of course.
                Salah > Bruno this week
                Maupay + Robbo > Vardy + Cancelo next week.

                Won't have enough do Son > Ziyech along with the Vardy move.

            5. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Like A & C both. Tough choice.

              1. King Kohli
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Cheers

          7. Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            My team looks insane and I have 3m ITB to afford Son to Salah when he is back as long as Salah drops by 0.1! How on earth has he not dropped in price yet?

            Martinez
            Lamptey KWP Coufal
            Bruno Son Zaha Grealish
            Kane Vardy DCL
            Steer Justin Mitchell Stephens

            1. The Knights Template
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yeah, that's full-on Cypress Hill crazy insane got no brain good.

            2. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Lovely team, all you can do now is sit back and wait for all your players to blank

              1. Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Thanks, fully prepared for that as has been happening all season

            3. IRBOX ⚽
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Insane to go without City indeed

              1. Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                I like players that play and are on form

                1. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  I like world class players in a world class team with West Brom, Fulham and Burnley in the next 4 but that's just me.

                  1. Steve The Spud
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    If city look amazing he can always go to kdb instead of salah or even take a hit to get Jesus and kdb

            4. King Kohli
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Great looking team.
              Salah will easily drop by 0.1 or 0.2 by the time you would want him back

            5. LegendMoon
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              I think your team easily equals that of a team with a couple of City players in it, great team, well balanced.

            6. Patio Kev
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              I think my team looks “stale” rather than “insane” would be a more honest appraisal TBH.

            7. GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Use the 3m for their therapy 😉

            8. TB303
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Decent team!!! How did you afford this ????

            9. POTATO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 9 days ago

              No Blues, No 'Pool, No Pep'. Ain't got no Lacazette.
              Team is OK at home but King on the road I imagine.

            10. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Lacks City and 3ATB with only 4.5s in DEF isn't for me but this could be absolute fire so good luck mate.

            11. teneighty
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Lövely!

          8. Will J 256
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Is having a front three of DCL, Bamford and Watkins/Antonio ok?

            1. GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Could be. Depends on how you spend the cash that frees up for the rest.

              1. Will J 256
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Fair enough thanks!

                1. GreennRed
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  Keep a skimpy priced bench, 4.5m 5th mid, 2nd keeper 4m a 5th defender 4m, to get the best keeper, 3 defenders, and 4 mids your budget gives you.

                  1. Will J 256
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    2 months, 9 days ago

                    Cool cheers!

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

              Having the best value frontline is very ok.

            3. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Yes imo

              1. Will J 256
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Thanks!

            4. Stormbringer22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Perfectly fine, yes

            5. Patio Kev
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              That’s what I have gone for, allows you to have a decent defence and mid then.

            6. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Fine, only downside is you’ll be 2 moves away at all times from a vardy/Kane/aguero

            7. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Until either Kane or Vardy go crazy.

              I have stuck with Kane, Bamford & DCL as these are not waiting for form & fixtures they are already up & running.

          9. Slitherene
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            RMWCT??

            Martinez | Forster
            PvA Lamptey Taylor | Justin Lewis
            Mane KdB Bruno Soucek | Berge
            Vardy Richarlison Watkins

            0.6 ITB

            1. Stormbringer22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Not very keen on Richarlison and Berge. Would prefer a Grealish over Richarlison personally

              1. Slitherene
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                AVL triple up & avoid Everton?

            2. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Soucek as 4th mid is too weak imo

              1. Slitherene
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Hopefully I won't have to play him every week, as one of the defenders mostly will start.

            3. Meinhoff
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Cancelo/Dias over PVA

              1. Slitherene
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                PvA in my team for the next 3 only

            4. Shineonme
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Rather DLC over Rich

            5. GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Looks good. I still prefer DCL to Richarlison, attacking wise and disciplinary wise. Depends on selling price but consider Justin or Lewis to a 3.9m, Berge and Soucek out for Riedewald and a 6m range mid like Ward Prowse, Pereira.

              1. Slitherene
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                I'm not too sure if getting a 3.9, Riedewald & JWP would be better than Lewis, Berge & Soucek

                1. GreennRed
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  Should mean your 11 is better. No point in having too much cash on the bench if a stronger 11 gets you more points.

          10. Stormbringer22
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Morning, chaps! Can I get away with benching Salah this week given the poor bench, or should I consider taking a -4? Would rather avoid taking the hit since I would want Salah straight back in.

            Martinez
            Chilwell - Cancelo - Lamptey (Mitchell* - Ferguson*)
            Son - Hamez - Grealish - Bowen (Salah)
            Kane - DCL - Brewster

            Cheers!

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Bench.

            2. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Hold

            3. TB303
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Certainly debatable. I’m selling and going -4 only because the chances of the replacements getting in the points are reasonably good

            4. Stormbringer22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Thanks both

            5. Shineonme
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Salah to Bruno is the sensible move

            6. HMC
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              If you’re not going to captain the incoming player then probably hold. You’ll likely get 2 from Brewster

          11. TB303
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Best short term Salah replacement ?
            A) Mane
            B) Bruno

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Bruno for me

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Assuming next 3 GW

            2. Patio Kev
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              I think Bruno’s next few fixtures make more appeal.

            3. TB303
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Thanks all

            4. Stormbringer22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Logical move is Bruno. Seems to be hitting form now. If you want a differential, go for Mane. I would suggest staying with the pack though and going for the popular replacement of Bruno.

            5. Shineonme
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              B

          12. arkom
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            XXX / Chilwell / Cancelo / Justin / KWP

            XXX = Coufal or Lamptey? And why?!

            TY guys!

            1. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Go 3.9 and save cash (if playing 3 at back)

              1. Stormbringer22
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 9 days ago

                This. No need for 5 playing defenders at £4.5+

            2. Meinhoff
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Coufal for the fixtures

            3. TB303
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Coufal

          13. TB303
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            I’m not seeing Jrod in many ‘templates’ lately. Are peeps waiting for him to hit form?

            I’m keen to get for next GW

            1. Stormbringer22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Have him in my team and intend to keep for the next few given the fixtures. Never really got around to booting him from my team so I may as well keep now

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

              I dropped him on my WC

            3. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Planning to get rid asap

          14. lindeg
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            I don't see Werner in any teams? What is going on? Isn't he one of the most in form strikers in the league?

            1. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Over how many games are you looking, he had a huge run of blanks.

              1. lindeg
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Looking at last 5 PL games = 4 goals

                Looking at last 3 UCL games = 3 goals

                Looking at last 3 games for Germany = 3 goals

                And hes on pens now! How are people ignoring?

            2. GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Depends on who those without him have in their team. There's a bit of value in cheaper forwards than Werner which enables more midfield hitters

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

            Why is Taylor (BUR) on the verge of dropping in price?

            1. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Burnley are not solid this year.

            2. GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Burnley aren't sexy.

            3. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              fixtures and defenders coming back from injury

          16. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            GTG

            Martinez
            Coufal, Chilwell, Robbo
            Grealish, Bruno, Zaha, Son
            DCL C, Kane, Bamford

            Forster, Zouma, Lamptey, Podence

            1FT 2.2

          17. Rhodes your boat
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Had salah all season and current sale price is 12.2, have 0.0itb. If I sold for Bruno what would I need to happen to his or Bruno’s price to be able to get him back with 1 transfer?

            Thanks guys

            1. GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Nothing.

              1. Rhodes your boat
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                But he’s 12.4 so would lose value

                1. GreennRed
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 9 days ago

                  But he'll surely drop in value and Bruno price could rise as he'll be a lot of targets for Salah sellers. Could balance out.

            2. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              .2

            3. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Couple of price drop for Salah

            4. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Bruno went up .1 last night.
              When the crowds realise Salah could miss two or more games he could double drop.

            5. Gandalf
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              a) Salah to drop by 0.2 or
              b) Salah to drop by 0.2 and for you to manage to get a double rise from Bruno to gain the extra .1

              1. Gandalf
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                By .1 I mean for b)

            6. Kun Tozser
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Means you risk not getting Salah back in

          18. Saint Luke
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Looking to WC - thoughts on this first draft please ??

            0.1 ITB and can also swap out Salah for KDB
            Not sure about Son but I've been burnt in the past after ditching him

            McCarthy / Button

            Vestergaard / Justin / Zouma / Cancelo / Kilman

            Bruno / Salah / Ziyech / Son / Grealish

            DCL / Watkins / Bamford

            1. Rhodes your boat
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 9 days ago

              Good team but plenty of benching headaches. Heard a few say about risks of having 3 budget strikers. Hard to get Kane/vardy etc. Would also try fit in chilwell if you can

              1. Saint Luke
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 9 days ago

                Cheers thanks,

                Might ditch Son to give me options.