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India’s reigning FPL champion answers key Gameweek 9 questions

Given how chaotic the last few days have been for Fantasy Premier League managers, I would like to start by focussing on something more positive and wishing everyone a Happy Diwali!

Even before the frantic December schedule, many of us now face a sea of red, orange and yellow flags for Gameweek 9. At such a time, you could be forgiven for worrying about what to do next.

As my Burning Questions from the last international break was well received, I figured now would be a good opportunity to bring it back again. 

QUESTION ONE

Who is the best defender under £5.5m? And is it a mistake to forsake a premium forward right now?

(from @Northernqwerty)

There are a lot of defenders emerging in the price bracket you have mentioned. Before I get to that, I just want to mention that, in my opinion, Ben Chilwell (£6.0m) is the best defender in the game at the present, even in light of his current yellow flag. 

Chelsea have drastically improved in defence, with the additions of Thiago Silva (£5.5m) and Edouard Mendy (£5.1m) in centre-back and goalkeeper. 

Chelsea have conceded the fewest big chances of any Premier League team in the last six Gameweeks and, on top of that, Chilwell is always very far forward, has great goal threat and assist potential too. He also cuts in a lot as well and is present in the box quite frequently when either Hakim Ziyech (£8.2m) or Reece James (£5.0m) are delivering crosses from the right hand side.

Now coming to your question, there are three standout candidates priced at £5.5m or under, namely João Cancelo (£5.4m), Aaron Cresswell (£5.1m) and Hector Bellerín (£5.1m). 

Cancelo stars for City as Sheff Utd's weak right-side bodes well for Chelsea

Out of the three, the Manchester City man is comfortably my favourite option. In the last four Gameweeks, no defender has created more chances than him while his team are second only to Manchester United for big chances conceded in the same period. 

Statistics aside, Cancelo is a key outlet for the Manchester City’s attack on the left-hand side and he has now started the last four Premier League matches in a row with some minute-management in the Champions League. 

The most important thing for me was his all-action man-of-the-match performance against Liverpool where I thought he did a really good job defensive and offensively, while Pep Guardiola’s comments were also encouraging.


“[Cancelo] played exceptional, with and without the ball with his quality. Up front he has a special talent, defensively sometimes he needs to be consistent but when he is consistent and focused he is a fantastic football player and guy.” – Pep Guardiola

The only concern is how nailed-on Cancelo moving forward now that Benjamin Mendy (£5.9m) is back in training. Personally, I think he has made that left back slot his own. Yes, Guardiola might bench him for the odd game or two during the December crunch period but getting an extremely attacking defender from currently (in my opinion) the best defence in the league only at £5.4m is too tempting to turn down, especially given Manchester City’s fixtures. 

What also helps is that they the Citizens have almost secured their Champions League knockout place already easing the need to bring key first team options into midweek European action any time soon.

Cresswell and Bellerín both make a very good case for their inclusion in their price bracket but Cancelo’s upside is far greater in my opinion. In case you want to read about Cresswell, I wroten an in-depth analysis of West Ham’s best Fantasy assets a couple of weeks ago. 

With regards to your second question and whether it’s a mistake to forsake a premium forward, my answer is definitely not. First off, this game is very subjective and there are definitely no wrong or right answers and I always say there are many ways to play it. 

So whether you pick a premium forward or not depends on how you are spreading your funds elsewhere, as there is always value in every position. 

Harry Kane (£11.0m) has been the stand-out premium forward this season although he goes on a difficult run of fixtures this week onwards. Thankfully, we have cheap alternatives in the form of Patrick Bamford (£6.1m), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.8m), Ollie Watkins (£6.1m), Che Adams (£5.9m) and Michail Antonio (£6.2m) offering more than enough points potential to allow greater spending in midfield. 

Given how many of these value options are in-form and have appealing fixtures of their own right now, I certainly wouldn’t consider it the gravest mistake to go without a premium forward.

QUESTION TWO

How De Bruyne and Sterling compare as FPL assets for 2020/21?

Is owning both Sterling and De Bruyne during this great run of fixtures bit of an overkill? 

from @Manav04543906

Thanks for the question Manav. I wish you and your family a very Happy Diwali and a prosperous New Year.

In my opinion, a double-up during a great run of fixtures is one of the best ways to play FPL. I never think it is wrong to double or even triple-up in attack from premium teams who score a lot of goals. 

I have doubled-up on premium Liverpool and Manchester City attackers many times and it has often paid off handsomely. Those that owned both Kane and Son Heung-min (£9.6m) this season have benefited massively as well. 

So it all comes down to whether you think Manchester City will come back to form again and start scoring a lot of goals in the easier fixtures. 

Let me give you some data to assist your decision. In the last two Gameweeks, City attack has started to show some form as they appear in the top five in the league for big chances. In addition, they have played most of this season without Kevin De Bruyne (£11.5m) and a recognised striker with Gabriel Jesus (£9.3m) out injured for the most part.

Both are now available and I personally expect them to improve in attack quite drastically. Also, just some data from last year which also helps here. This is an article I wrote assessing data last year and below is the relevant information from the same.

What this basically tells you is that, against the relatively poorer defences (The Bramble Teams), De Bruyne and Sterling averaged 1.28 and 1.13 Goals + Assists per 90 minutes. These numbers are drastically better (especially for Sterling) in comparison to their performance against better defences. 

Most of the teams Manchester City face after Gameweek 9 certainly count as ‘Bramble teams’, which is why I have no qualms about that double-up. Generally speaking, I’ve always been a fixtures guy and with Manchester City, I’d be even keener. 

QUESTION THREE

For people selling Kane, do you recommend moving to Jamie Vardy, or downgrading to the £6.0m range and investing in midfield?

from @rpick86

Great question this Rob. I’m likely doing the same for what it’s worth, as I love playing the fixtures. That said, injuries could change that. And, as you know, there are a lot of them right now.

First off, let me say that there is no wrong or right answer to your question. What I will do is arm you with some relevant information to help assist your decision. In the last four Gameweeks, Leicester are in the bottom five in the league for shots in the box and total goal attempts. 

Teams like Leeds United, Aston Villa, Southampton and West Ham United, who all have cheap striker options, are all doing better. 

That said, Jamie Vardy (£10.1m) has three goals and two assists in his last three games. I personally feel that so far, Vardy has been heavily dependent on penalties. The non penalty xG stats for selection forwards so far this season is as follows:

  • Bamford – 5.51
  • Calvery Lewin – 5.28
  • Wilson – 3.76
  • Watkins – 3.55
  • Antonio – 3.07
  • Adams – 3.06
  • Vardy – 2.57

What this tells me is, so far, Vardy has been dependant on penalties and I don’t personally see that as sustainable (unless you are Bruno Fernandes (£10.5m)). 

Given these stats above, it is fair to say that we can see the cheaper strikers (some of who have really good fixtures upcoming) should be able to match Vardy. 

That said, Leicester’s talismanic striker is the definition of a flat-track bully, is very streaky and is as reliable as they come against the “Bramble” teams I mentioned earlier. 

We know that Vardy is a stats-buster and his next four fixtures are against Liverpool (who have four first-choice defenders flagged), Fulham, Sheffield United and Brighton. These games are against not so formidable defences so I fully expect him to get a few returns in these games. 

Last season, he averaged 0.28 Goals+Assists/90 against top tier defences, 0.68 Goals+Assists/90 against middling defences and 1.24 Goals+Assists/90 against bottom tier defences. So, historically speaking, the upcoming fixtures are against bread-and-butter Vardy teams.

I’ve tried to present a balanced argument for and against Vardy. If you’re looking for my opinion, I think that Goals + Assists in the past do not always indicate Goals + Assists in the future. It is underlying statistics that play a greater role in predicting these. 

I am personally leaning towards going cheaper strikers who have better underlying data and similarly good fixtures and pump that money into attacking midfielders from Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea. 

That’s it from me for now. In case you want more, Zophar and I will be recording and publishing this week’s episode of The FPL Wire on Tuesday late-afternoon UK-time and you can find the same on YouTube and all popular Podcast platforms. We have the amazing Tom Freeman on again whose appearance last time around was hugely appreciated. Until next time!

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819 Comments Post a Comment
  1. zotter
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    This could be the Liverpool team.... not even that bad tbh!!

    Alisson

    Milner. Matip. Wijnaldum. Tsimikis

    Keita. Thiago

    Shaqiri. Firmino. Jota

    Mane

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Isn’t Thiago injured

      1. TeamSteam
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Might be back. Also Firmino and Mane need to swap in this guys team

    2. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      So triple up on Leicester? 😛

    3. Top Dog
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      No way Gini plays CB. Fabinho if fit, otherwise Phillips/Williams. Also think they will go with 3 in the middle due to, second choice defence

    4. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      It really is that bad

  2. abhirup780
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Mohamed Elneny has tested positive for COVID-19 according to the Egyptian FA

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      As if, another flag in my team!

    2. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Salah the super spreader

  3. wattalowz
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    On WC

    A) Watkins + Cancelo
    B) Zaha + 4.5def

    Have Grealish

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

      A

    2. eyezil
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A

    3. GoonSquad
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A = all day

    4. Shineonme
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A

  4. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Jesus now Doherty out! Not that I personally owned him.

    Carnage.

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Source on Jesus out???

      1. Boss Hogg
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Soucek’s out as well now?

      2. lilmessipran
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Bible

        1. Boss Hogg
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Only out for 3 days though.

      3. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Lolll

    2. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I meant Goodness/jesus

      1. Boss Hogg
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Goodness, Jesus, great balls of fire.

  5. konrad.sygula95
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Please rate my WC team, what would you change?

    Martinez/Forster
    Chillwell/Coufal/Kilman/Justin/Cancelo
    KDB/Bruno/Ziyech/Grealish/Riedewald
    Werner/ Watkins/ DCL

    1. Vazza
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Looks decent

    2. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Do you think its worth sacrificing Kane for Mane/Sterling for a hit next gw for the next 5-6 fixtures?
      It's just amazing that Kane participated in 15 of 19 Spurs goals... And I will want him back for the Fulham game

      1. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        If he's your only Spurs player, no!

      2. Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        You realise the Fulham game is 8 GWs away for Spurs? It also comes at a really awkward time (28th Dec) when rotation will be rife

        1. Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Boxing day Kane called awkward time???

    3. dbeck
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Benching mo and doing Saiss and Brewster to Targett/coufal to Watkins/Antonio for a hit?

      Sound like a plan?

      I am one more injury away from hitting WC probs

      1. GoonSquad
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Brewster will play so why not Salah to Bruno/KdB and Saiss to Cancelo/Chilwell?

        Assuming Salah is going to feel just fine after a bout with Covid is a bit naive.

    4. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Anyone know how double/blank GWs work in Fanteam? Is it the same as FPL?

    5. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Anyone hoping Salah can actually play vs Leicester?

      1. FC Hakkebøf
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Of course!

      2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Absolutely mate!!! Need all the players I can get!! Haha

      3. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Nah I’m hoping he’s ill so I can waste a transfer

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

          Haha

    6. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A) Salah -> KDB
      B) Salah -> Ziyech
      C) Bench Salah, Play Bissouma (mun) and Justin (liv)

      Cheers

    7. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A fit player, a fit player, my kingdom for a fit player

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Selling Jimenez not quite the priority it once was for me

        1. No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Foden gets a stay of execution

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Remember him scoring the winner vs Spurs last year

    8. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      With 1 free transfer and .7 in bank this is how my team might lineup! 8 players, 9 if Saïss plays. What is best priority moves here? TAA to Cancelo and hope Cresswell starts and play 4-4-2

      Martinez
      Lamptey Saiss
      Son Grealish Ziyech Podence
      DCL Kane

      Forster TAA* Salah* Chilwell* Mitchell* Brewster*

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        * Cresswell shouted Chilwell! Autocorrect makes this change- annoying!

        1. Flynny
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Chilwell is in the squad for tomorrow night - so I dont think its a serious injury

    9. TeamSteam
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      City havent played most of the season without KDB. How can you be the best player of a billion and get that wrong

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        He said later he meant "they have played without KDB or without a striker". Its just poorly written.

        1. Homer21
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          FFS, is everyone incapable of reading a sentence as it was written??

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            What hes written is ambiguous and could mean two things, one of which is that "they have played most of the season without KDB"...

      2. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        You need to re-read with your specs on!

        1. No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          It’s confusingly written at best

      3. Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        It's missing an 'either.. or'

      4. Olson
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        It's not confusingly written. It's incorrectly written.

    10. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Kane captain!

      Who's with me?

      I'm a City fan n all!

      Other choice is Grealish!

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

        DCL is calling

        1. Kay317
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Ziyech or Grealish may be worth a punt

        2. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          I own but no chance I captain until they show form again with Rich back

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

        It's Son who tends to score v city.

        1. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Bale may have ruined him. Walker might haul down Son and Kane bangs in the pen/fk!

          Not liking Son with Bale and might sell shortly

          Ifs and maybes.

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

            Not sure Bale will start v city. I reckon Lucas will come back in.

            Just my opinion.

            1. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              I think neither will play. Son and Kane up top. Defensive mindset

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

                Maybe. Lucas is quite a defensive pick in as much as he is very hard working. Bergwijn is another option.

                Will be an interesting tactical battle. I think city will win comfortably.

    11. Vazza
        2 months, 1 day ago

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

        1FT, 0.0m in the bank

        Should I:-

        A. Wildcard the above

        B. Make a few transfers

        C. Do nothing and roll FT

        1. Vazza
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Any thoughts please guys?

          • Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            B

          • MOTHRA
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            B. Robbo, son, jimenez. Adios.

          • BenDavies
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Not a fan of having no good bench players. Would like 1 more playing defender from the bench. Will be very useful for Christmas.

          • GoonSquad
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            I would do Salah to Bruno and captain him vs. WBA.

          • Shineonme
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            I'd wc

        2. pablo discobar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Eleney testing positive is bad news. Means Salah more than likely will test positive again on Thursday. Unless he's managed to shake it off it 5 days which seems unlikely.

          Would be uproar anyway if Salah was allowed to play v Leicester after clubs are losing players for 10/14 days for a positive result

          1. Klaren
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Players who test negative can play, it’s the same rules for every team and nothing to cause an uproar about. If Salah was in the UK, he could play when he tested negative just as every other player. Travelling is the more complicated bit in his case though: not sure what the current procedure is for footballers who test positive while overseas.

            1. El Presidente
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Should be the same as everyone else testing positive while overseas.

        3. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          How did Liverpool's defence survive till now? They got no replacements for TAA or Robbo, a serious big club should never allow this situation. How in today's football there is a big club that does not have sufficient quality subs on the bench?

          1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            * for every position

          2. Top Dog
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Not sure if you’re looking for a bite. In case you’re serious they did sign a LB. Also have a young RB combined with Gomez/Milner

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

            Letting lovren go (ignoring what anyone thinks of his quality) without signing a replacement was odd.

            Fairly well covered elsewhere.

            1. Top Dog
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Agree with this. I’m all for supporting youth but probably needed another year of Lovren

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

              You can't just FIND a replacement for the world's best defender, though.

              1. El Presidente
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Big teams normally have 3 very similar CBs quality wise... the 4th a step down but still has to be top. Liverpool has the best CB in the world and the other 3 are average. And this was not addressed properly last 2 seasons.

          4. Firmino
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Tsimikas is a good player. Neco still unproven but could be good. No point signing a specialist right back. Not buying a replacement for Lovren was a mistake but tbf no one could predict that both van Dijk and Gomez would be ruled out the whole season.

            1. No Professionals
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Gomez being out is a blessing, he’s a liability

          5. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Massive luck last season with not a single injury. That and VAR sealed it.

            1. Firmino
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Alisson? Liverpool won the league by 18 points despite having Adrian on goal for 11 games! Also Fabinho missed couple of months.

              1. Olson
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Also they'd won the league after about thirty odd games.

                Fewer games needed = lower probability of classic later season injuries wrecking title hopes

          6. El Presidente
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Well Klopp got all wind up because Carra said it was a mistake not replacing Lovren so let's all pretend the colgate smiling German knows better...

        4. Slitherene
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Choose one WC option?

          Martinez | Forster
          PvA Lamptey Taylor | Justin | X |
          Mane KdB Bruno | X | Soucek
          Vardy Richarlison | X |

          A) Fodder + Grealish + Brewster
          B) Lewis + Berge + Watkins

          1. Vazza
              2 months, 1 day ago

              A

            • Alberto Tomba
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              A

            • Big Ronnie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              A

            • Sharkytect
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Brewster is injured now.
              B

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

            John Marquis penalty 1-1 PUP

          3. Sarri-ball
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Better combo

            A) werner/fernandes
            B) vardy/son

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

              A for the next few weeks

            2. Big Ronnie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              A

            3. GoonSquad
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              A

            4. Shineonme
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Essy A

          4. Patio Kev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            OMG Tom Naylor

            2-1 to Pompey

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              He nayled it!

          5. Alberto Tomba
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Great article, cheers Lateriser!

            Having not been able to roll a transfer to this week due to injuries, I've taken a rare -8 for
            Son + Kane (prior punt on a WC) + Bale -> Fernandes + Grealish + Brewster.
            9.6 itb.

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

              Brewster injured now. I’m considering ditching him!

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

            What's everyone's flag count at present?

            2 red 3 yellow pretty standard?

            1. FC Hakkebøf
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              yep, same

              1. FC Hakkebøf
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                and in addition I also got Saiss. He is basically a red

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

                  Let's hope some of the yellows go away as bound to be more positive covid tests by the weekend.

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

              2 red 2 yellows here and two non starters on the bench

            3. Sharkytect
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              4 yellow, one red and one Dark red.
              My team is coloured like a Covid risk assessment chart

            4. BenDavies
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Mitchell, Salah, Nyland. Not bad at all.

            5. GoonSquad
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              No yellow, only red is Nyland....fingers crossed.

          7. Big Ronnie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Which three £4.5ish on WC? Currently on A, B, C as have had Justin from the start.

            A) Justin
            B) Targett
            C) Coufal
            D) Lamptey
            E) KWP

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

              ABC sounds ok to me.

              1. Big Ronnie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Cheers

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

              Tough think they’re all good options, who’s your keeper?

              1. Big Ronnie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                McCarthy at the moment.

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

                  ABC then for me

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

                    But I do have lamptey myself

                  2. Big Ronnie
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Cheers

            3. Mufc202020
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 1 day ago

              See comment below

              1. Big Ronnie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Cheers

            4. Knallie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              ACD

              1. Big Ronnie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Cheers

            5. Bobby Digital
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Going ABC, but with Mings.

          8. Mufc202020
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 1 day ago

            A C D

          9. FPL Kaka
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            What would you say are the chances of each of these starting in Gw9?

            A) Chilwell
            B) Wilson
            C) Brewstet
            D) Salah
            E) Rashford

            And yes I own all of these 🙁

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

              I'd guess Rashford the only one with more than 10% chance.

              That is, of course, based on no medical knowledge and having seen none of the injuries. But speculative based on manner of leaving national teams / how they were reported to have left the pitch etc.

          10. jg7u
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Would you sell Salah before his price drop if you were on a WC? Or wait for more news?

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

              How much did you buy him for? You could sell and then re-buy again on Saturday morning if you bought him for anything other than 12.0. I'd be fairly confident he will drop to 12.2m by then.

              1. jg7u
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                12.0 unfortunately

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

                  Wiat it out, then. His price will rise again within two weeks, I bet

              2. El Presidente
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Only if confirmed absent from BHA match.. If not he will not be lower than 12.3

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

              Sell his sell price will be 12.1 after the drop.
              If he don’t play who knows how fast he will drop.

          11. Bobby Digital
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            A total revamp of my team with WC...

            Mendy (Steele)
            Mings Coufal Zouma (Lewis Justin)
            Bruno KDB Ziyech Grealish (Bissouma)
            Vardy DCL Watkins

            0.1itb, WC active

            You likey?

            1. Shineonme
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Cresswell instead of coufal and Chilwell instead of Zouma would be a nicer team

          12. Olson
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Watching Pompey and Plymouth all high fiving each other, hugging, hands on each other's faces, shaking hands, managers shaking hands with every single player, then rubbing their own faces, eyes, mouths

            covid tomorrow mate

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Some of them even french kissed in the tunnel

              1. El Presidente
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Ah ah ah

              2. Olson
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                They may as well have. I don't know why the message hasn't got through to professional football about reducing the potential for transmission.

                1. No Professionals
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  And setting an example for the viewing public

                  Like how that clown Southgate always has his mask below his nose

          13. Sharkytect
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            GTG?

            Schmeichel,
            TAA, Chilwell, Doherty.
            Sterling, Rashford, JWP, Trossard, Greenwood
            Wilson, Antonio,

            Subs: Nyland, Brewster, Doherty, Gibson

            1. Captain Vantastic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Needs more Doherty.

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

                +Covid

            2. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              no Salah?

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

                No room for all the flagged, injured & Covid

            3. Shineonme
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Sorry horrible team.use wc of you have one..

            4. FPL_Motty
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Troll team, every single player is injured