Scout Notes

How Kane, Son and De Bruyne fared in midst of FPL fixture swing

Spurs 2-0 Man City

  • Goals: Son Heung-min (£9.5m), Giovani Lo Celso (£6.9m)
  • Assists: Tanguy Ndombèlé (£5.9m), Harry Kane (£11.0m)
  • Bonus points: Hugo Lloris x3 (£5.5m), Son x2, Eric Dier x1 (£4.9m)

THE TOUGH GETS GOING

Top 10k FPL managers refuse to ditch Kane and Son double-up for Gameweek 9

Tottenham Hotspur’s key attacking assets made significant statements in Gameweek 9 as both Harry Kane (£11.0m) and Son Heung-min (£9.5m) registered attacking returns against Manchester City.

Both players saw interest in their services wane over the international break as Fantasy Premier League managers considering their increasingly tough upcoming fixtures.

But with arguably the hardest of those out of the way, owners of Kane and Son are likely to feel a lot more encouraged to be holding onto the dynamic duo.

As predicted by his most loyal fans, Son was able to expose Manchester City’s high defensive line in key moments on Saturday evening.

He found space behind the Citizens’ back-line as early as the fifth minute after Tanguy Ndombèlé (£5.9m) played an insightful ball over the top.

That made for a 10-point haul for Son, his fifth double-figure Gameweek score of the 2020/21 campaign. Hugely impressive when you consider that he has produced exactly six of these in each of the last four Premier League seasons.

Meanwhile, Kane put in a man-of-the-match, impressing mostly off the ball with his contribution to holding the ball up and easing pressure on his team-mates, who spent most of the game defending against Manchester City’s large share of possession (65.6%).

“I knew if I was going to drop deep the centre-backs were going to follow me and with Stevie and Sonny running in behind, it worked. My duties were mainly, holding up the ball, trying to buy time, especially when you’re under the cosh a bit. Win fouls and bring others into play. The most important thing is we have runners in behind.” – Harry Kane

That enabled Kane to fulfil more of a creator’s role, as we have become used to this season, assisting Giovani Lo Celso (£6.9m) for a 16th attacking return in nine matches.

WHAT ABOUT THE UNDERLYING DATA?

KDB OR NOT DB

Fantasy managers may be experiencing the opposite problem with Manchester City considering they are about to embark on a positive run of games but appear short of go-to attacking assets.

While they recorded their first blank of the season, it was not for lack of trying, as Pep Guardiola’s men dominated possession and the shot count (22 to four).

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.6m) pounced on a loose ball in the box early in the first half, his shot likely to have ended up in the back of the net were it not for an offside Gabriel Jesus (£9.3m) getting in the way.

Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m) did actually score after a Jesus knock-down, only to see that ruled out for a handball against City’s number nine.

De Bruyne struck wide from the edge of the box in the 50th minute before Ruben Dias (£5.5m) headed the Belgian’s late free-kick straight at Hugo Lloris (£5.5m) when he really should have scored.

The fact that Burnley, Fulham and West Bromwich Albion are three of Manchester City’s next three opponents is cause to believe that those who came close to attacking returns against Spurs can deliver on their promise in the near future.

The return of Sergio Aguero (£10.3m) to full fitness is also worth considering. An additional option for Guardiola can only improve the credentials of the midfield players on offer, although it also increases the risk of rotation for Jesus.

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Reguilón, Dier, Alderweireld (Rodon 81′), Aurier; Højbjerg, Sissoko; Bergwijn (Moura 73′), Ndombèlé (Lo Celso 65′), Son Heung-min; Kane.

Manchester City XI (4-2-3-1): Ederson; Cancelo, Laporte, Dias, Walker; B Silva (Foden 72′), Rodrigo; Torres, De Bruyne, Mahrez (Sterling 72′); Jesus.

Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 9

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1,588 Comments Post a Comment
  1. EgyptianKing
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Lads what do you think of:

    Zyiech Kane —> KDB Vardy (-4)?

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Maybe. Rest of team?

      1. EgyptianKing
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Martinez
        Robo Chilwell Cancelo Kilman
        Grealish Ziyech Bruno Son
        DCL Kane

        X Mitchell Bissouma Brewster

        2.8 itb

        Cheers!

        1. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Hmm, could backfire. Would prefer to work Salah in. You may need to pass on Vardy and KDB IMO

          1. EgyptianKing
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Thanks for the feedback mate

          2. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Kane to C Vardy might be worth -4. And after having said this Kane will probably score.

    2. Blue Moon Rising
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Why would you get rid of Ziyech now?

      1. EgyptianKing
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Just to fund KDB & Vardy double up while keeping Bruno and Son... I personally like Zyiech a lot, no doubt

        1. Royal5
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          What especially has ompressed you with City of late?

    3. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      I would

    4. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Short sighted move

      No from me

    5. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      I’d
      Lose Bruno for KDB first

    6. Royal5
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      No way.

  2. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Best defenders for 4.6? Cheers

    1. riot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      ayling

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Cheers

    2. GoonSquad
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Dallas or KWP

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Ta

    3. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Targett

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Cheers even with Martinez?

        1. BERGKOP
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          KWP if you're not keen on the double up. Soton relatively solid this season.

          1. BERGKOP
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Maybe Coufal as well.

    4. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Not Coufal?

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Has to be him, was close to score and bonus pts also.

  3. riot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    How did Mane look tonight? He would be my KDB transfer (have Salah and Bruno)

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Not good enough to have as well as Salah

    2. Dirty Harry
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Hold for a week

    3. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Good. Worth holding.

    4. FPL_Hazards
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      He was brilliant. Unlucky not to score.

    5. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      You can sell him. Jota was better imo.

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        But I think he can overscore KdB next weekend. More goal threat.

    6. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Selfish and off target

  4. Big Ronnie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    With Liverpool scoring 3 why does everyone think Salah coming straight back in? Lack of training and Klopp's comments about how he acted I wouldn't be so sure.

    1. Labile
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      He will walk back into the team

      1. Big Ronnie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Front 3 played good tonight, why not give him an extended break and extra time to train?

        1. Flynny
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          He has a week to train

          He starts Brighton

          1. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            He plays vs Brighton, but I wouldn't bet too much on him starting. Covid may affect lungs a little and was said to be a reason why some players haven't started games.

            1. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 11 days ago

              He wasn’t symptomatic

              1. Big Ronnie
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 10 days ago

                He had mild symptoms

    2. Sgt Frank Drebin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      If a player is fit, then a week break doesn't make him suddenly not able to play... I'd even say he's gonna be quite fresh and rested.

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        two weeks, mild illness, not training ... quite a few players coming back in to squads after quarantining have missed the next available game as they have been not trained at all.

        There is a good chance he will play though

    3. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      He may come on Tuesday ; he’ll start Saturday

  5. Wılly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Which duo do you prefer?

    A. KDB & Sterling (1FT)
    B. Rashford & KDB (1FT)
    C. KDB & Bruno (2FT)

    1. BERGKOP
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      C

    2. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      C

    3. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Am I the only one thinking rashford's fast runs could exploit this southampton high line next game ?

      1. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        The high line is gone. Changed after the Spurs game.

        1. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Really? I thought it was back again after that, haven't been watching many of their games lately so not sure

    4. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      None of them ; KDB + Liv

  6. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Well this article is tough reading following my son -> KDB (C) transfer for a -4 last week. At least the decision is vindicated somewhat although it looks ridiculous in hindsight

    1. Whiskerz
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      The move wasn't a 1 week thing, I assume. Sometimes you have to move early, even if the first couple of fixtures aren't ideal.

      You have to assess the outcome over the period of time you did it for. You might be at a negative total now, but don't judge it on 1 week.

      1. Bojam
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        I don't understand this. Why would you sometimes "have" to move early? Surely you can wait and see? Ok, you might miss the early returns but that isn't a big deal - you can move a week later if the evidence suggests it is the correct move. And, in this case (as is so often the case), the early move backfired because the player swapped out returned and the one brought in blanked. Maybe I'm missing something?

        1. Bojam
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Swapping Son out for KDB in when the two teams were playing each other and Spurs (and Son) had form and City (and KDB) didn't seems a sub-optimal transfer to me. And that isn't just hindsight talking.

  7. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Double Chelsea defence Chilwell Zouma has worked well for many weeks but now might be time to lose Zouma. What do you think?

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Depends who for, is there any rush?

    2. Sgt Frank Drebin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Just why?

    3. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Why, don't see the reason except if your team has no other issues

    4. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Zouma has overperformed expectations to date, but I don't necessarily know who'd I'd dump him for if I owned him. There don't seem to be any standout Defensive options at the moment, other than Chilwell and I would argue Robertson given his upcoming 9 fixtures.

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        M City def now if you can afford. R James is good option also, but luxury transfer.

        1. I Must Break You
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Sure, Zouma for Cancelo seems like an OK option, although I'd use my transfer elsewhere probably. I prefer to use my transfers to fix problem areas rather than swap solid players. But I wouldn't begrudge anyone this particular move

  8. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    6.8ITB, which move would you look to do?

    A) Soucek to KdB
    B) Brewster to Vardy
    C) Soucek & Rodriguez to Salah & Zaha/Jota (-4)
    D) Brewster & Soucek to Werner & Jota (-4)

    Thanks

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      No City in B, C and D.

      C is assuming Salah is fit to start

    2. GoonSquad
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      B and armband Vardy vs. Fulham.

    3. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      City don't look like a must have at the moment. I'd do B. Vardy has some tasty fixtures coming up

    4. Sgt Frank Drebin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Either A or B. Depends on whether you'd rather captain Vardy vs FUL or KDB vs Burnley. Tough choice.

      1. I Must Break You
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        KDB hasn't historically hauled against Burnley, and I'm expecting a bus parking, which City haven't looked particularly sharp against so far this season

        1. Sgt Frank Drebin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I don't the fact that he hasn't hauled against them makes any difference to be honest. And City and Guardiola are quite good vs parked buses imho. I think they should do quite well, however they're far away from their best form. There's always a doubt.

          1. I Must Break You
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Sure. I'm just trying to provide facts. 1 goal and 2 assists for KDB against Burnley in 10 career matches. Of course that doesn't predict the future. It's just a data point among many one could use when deciding how badly they really need to get KDB before this particular match.

        2. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          KdB will try to cross, Burnley may have trouble clearing them and it may be a little chaotic. So that may lead KdB to assisting the assister.

  9. Sgt Frank Drebin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    I have been so lucky today... Can't believe LFC kept a clean sheet and both Vardy and Bamford failed to score with such great chances.

    1. TNB
        3 months, 11 days ago

        I feel your pain

        1. Sgt Frank Drebin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Sorry, I mean was really lucky. I dont own Vardy and Bamford and I own Robertson.

      • Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        There was no luck involved in that Liverpool clean sheet. They dominated Leicester.

        1. Royal5
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          This. Shocking performance where the Leiceter players deserved nothing.

          1. Sgt Frank Drebin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Hmm according to understat.com Leicester had 1.96 xG in that game

            1. Sgt Frank Drebin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 10 days ago

              Here the members are also says Vardy had 0.7 xG and Barnes 0.9 xG. I'd rather consider myself lucky.

      • Warby84
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Liverpool don’t have a poor defence when Alisson plays, so expect a few clean sheets..

        1. Royal5
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Did he even have to make a save?

      • Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Vardy had a chance??

    2. FPL_Hazards
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Wolves' preparations for Southampton game hampered by senior player testing positive for coronavirus. The player is in self-isolation and ruled out of Monday night's game. Conor Coady also remains a doubt. More frustration for Nuno.

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Jimmy's fine?

      2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Says a player who was away on international duty and caught it

        1. fish&chips
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Must be Semedo based on how my season's going

      3. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        100% Podence

    3. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Chelsea with the highest xg set play
      Spurs with the highest xgC set play

      It's Ziyech time

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Tammy

    4. Jellyfish
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Is Jota nailed? Very tempted to bring him in for Barkley

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 11 days ago

        No. Salah back next week so rotating forwards will likely be a thing.

        1. E25
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          He'll rotate but seems great value. Just make sure you have a good 1st sub.

          1. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            I think he will play in every match, their minutes will be managed.

        2. Jellyfish
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          That’s what I thought

    5. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Going to be some disappointed Zaha owners tomorrow......

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Owing Zaha is disappointing anyways 🙂

        1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Even more disappointing when he doesn’t play......

      2. FPL_Hazards
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Pourqoui?

        1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          He won’t be playing.

          1. FPL_Hazards
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            How u know?

            1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              A friend works with the first team.

          2. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Seriously?

            1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Unfortunately so.

              1. Baps hunter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Lamptey first on my bench after Salah 🙁

                1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Ouch.

                  I started lamptey 😆

          3. wulfranian
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Source?

      3. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        You whether he is expected to be out for longer term?

        1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Covid....

      4. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        not those with Reguilon first on their bench 😉

        1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Got to love a bit of jam sometimes!

      5. Must.Go.Faster.
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Well that’s damm unfortunate...
          Got 5 Dallas points on the bench saying Hi.

        • Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          You better hope your mate is right or there’ll be a lynching!

          1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            I don’t need to hope.....

            1. Don Kloppeone
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Well it’s good news for me. I’m all out for this week so any highly owned player that’s out is music to my ears!

              1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Nice!

                It’s irrelevant for me as I can’t score points to save my life this season 😆

                1. Don Kloppeone
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  I was similar but fortune has been turning last few weeks. Managed to climb from 2M OR 3 GWs ago to 302k this week. Long way to go and now I have the old Kane/ Son vs KDB/ Vardy + Salah back or not decisions to make!

        • POTATO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Uh oh, I have Podence on bench and I don't know if he will be playing either.

        • POTATO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 10 days ago

          Confirmed disappointed Zaha owner today.

          1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Sorry 🙁

            1. POTATO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 10 days ago

              Thanks for the heads up.

              1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 10 days ago

                No worries, at least I was able to mentally prep you in advance 😆

      6. ZAWAd25
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Activate WC? Or just do Fernandes to Salah?

        McCarthy
        Zouma Coufal Justin
        Sterling Fernandes Zaha Son
        Kane Watkins DCL

        (Taylor Mitchell Bissouma)
        1.9m itb 1FT

        1. BeWater
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Don't do anything until you know about Salah. Bruno rising again tonight so just wait and see.

        2. fcsaltyballs
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Is it worth just bringing Salah straight back in for Fernandes ?

          1. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Yup.

          2. FourLokoLeipzig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Not for me, unless he plays midweek. Bruno’s as likely to haul, and less likely to play limited minutes

        3. ShaunGoater123
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          What to do here? Feel like I need to get city in.

          McCarthy
          Bellerin / chilwell / Dallas
          Mane / ziyech / Bruno / soucek
          Kane / Vardy : Watkins

          Button / Justin / bissouma/ Mitchell

          1ft 1m itb

          1. BERGKOP
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Save

        4. E25
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Is it crazy going without a city attacker on WC? Currently just with Cancelo.

          1. NETFLIX & CHILWELL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Only decent one at the moment is KDB but he relies on some decent support, which he doesn't seem to have at the moment.

            A lot of money to have him pick up two points again.

          2. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Sterling will start and haul..

            1. Bojam
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              I think you might be right - gut feeling. Could be worth the gamble. But there is actually little evidence so far this season to suggest a Sterling haul is imminent. At this point I think I would prefer the punt on Sterling over KDB. Think I'll wait another week and see how they do vs Burnley before bringing either in for the Fulham game.

            2. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              in 8 gws, he played 7, scored only 2 goals, and the main cf's were even on bench (kun and jesus), why do you think he will change?

              1. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                And he wasn't unlucky, he was shite! I was dumb enough to captain him 2 or 3 times

              2. Bojam
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Yeah, the stats don't make pretty reading. City will turn a corner at some point and Sterling can haul anytime for sure. Burnley could be the game but don't think I'm brave (or daft) enough to do it. Especially not when it would probably involve getting rid of Son.

        5. AnfieldLad
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          McCarthy
          Cancelo Chilwell Kilman
          Bruno Son Grealish Soucek
          Kane Werner DCL
          (4.0 Biss Shaw* Ferguson*)
          2.7 1FT

          So many choices:
          A) Son Kane -> Salah Vardy (-4)
          B) Son -> KDB
          C) Kane -> Vardy
          D) Kane, Soucek -> Bamford, Salah (-4)

          Defence is struggling too but I’d rather focus on getting the right premiums/ captain choices if I can
          Thoughts?

        6. tafrère
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          A) Hamez > Salah (-4)
          B) Wilson > Vardy

          1. BERGKOP
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            A

          2. Dangerous Rhubarb
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            B

        7. Dangerous Rhubarb
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Guys what do you reckon is best:-

          A. Zaha + Grealish
          B: Jota + Son

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            B

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

            B

            1. Dangerous Rhubarb
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              I may just do Zaha to Jota fo now though......it that a good transfer. Jota goes up tonight

              1. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Zaha has New Castle and Wba next, why on earth would you sell him ?
                And he still has tomorrow's game where he may shine. How would you feel if you sell him tonight and he gets a brace tomorrow ?

                1. Dangerous Rhubarb
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  But zaha only has 2 more decent gw's after tomorrow plus he is quite flaky. I need to make a call tonight as I won't be able to get son back after jota's Rise. I know spurs have chap fixtures but spurs are on fire.

                  1. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    Do you have salah/mane? if so, maybe jota isnt worth it, otherwise he definitely is ! Son you can wait on him, I kept him because I know city's defense can be exploited by his runs... I got grealish for a hit this gw though which kinda hurts, but he has a very easy run and he will get returns

        8. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Robertson and Bellerin 21 points in my non FH team, youch!

          1. Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            What was the logic behind free hit this gw?

            1. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              took an early -8 before the Salah news and wanted to punt on triple Everton, Chelsea and United. Was a little unlucky in the end as Werner(c) should've hauled.

        9. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Is it worth holding on for the WC until Christmas?
          Do we expect any DGWS/Blanks before gw16?
          Like many, my team is not looking very good for the next gws (no Vardy, Zaha, City or Utd assets and no villa/w ham defense) and I'm wondering if it'd be really worth the wait.

          1. Dangerous Rhubarb
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Depends on your current team really.? And this year has been so so random that who knows what the future lies for any player.

            1. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              That's my current team:
              Mccarthy - Steer
              Chilwell - kilman - justin - feurgeson - Lewis
              Salah - Son - Grealish - Soucek - Anguissa(4.5 fodder)
              DCL - Kane - Werner

              1. Dangerous Rhubarb
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                I think that's a solid team.....

                Defence may need a little work though.

                1. KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  lots of work 😀 plus going into next gw without vardy, bruno or kdb looks like a recipe for disaster

        10. Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Armband goes to?

          Martinez
          Robertson, Coufal, Chilwell
          Jota, Bruno, Son, Ziyech, Grealish
          Kane, DCL

        11. Atimis
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Are you trying to get Salah back now or just wait until before Fulham?

          1. tafrère
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Considering it.

          2. Iceball
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Wait until Fulham

          3. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            considering Son to Salah with FT

        12. Iceball
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Do you think Saiss will play tomorrow and save me from 1sr sub Lamptey-1!?

          1. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Yes, but if and when the rumour here about Zaha having covid is correct, I will get Lamptey from my bench.

          2. The Units
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            hope so.

        13. Dynamic Duos
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          A or B?

          A) Vardy(c) , KDB and Jota -4
          B) Werner , KDB(c) and Grealish

          1. Iceball
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            B

          2. Bojam
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Tough one. Possibly A though with the -4 it might backfire. A bit of context would help: full team and planned transfers?

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Jota and Vardy in for Grealish and Werner -4 .

              Martinez
              Chilwell Coufal Lewis
              KDB Bruno Rashford Ziyech Grealish
              Werner DCL

              Forster Brewster Targett Neco

              1. Bojam
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Not that keen on dropping Grealish. Yes he blanked this week but Villa's fixtures are great for a while and he's still excellent value. Jota could be benched and Grealish could haul vs WHU. Is there another way? What about Ziyech?

                1. Dynamic Duos
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Prefer Ziyech to Grealish, Villa will start to regress now

          3. BERGKOP
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            B

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              So the better (c) and better player isn't worth -4?

          4. Albrightondknight
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Tough either one is fine. Jota is so good right now so that might sway me to A and no reason KDB can’t still be C

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Vardy has to be (c) if have him, stand out option this week imo

              1. Albrightondknight
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                I totally disagree but it is all about opinions. If they get pens you will be right.

        14. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Sorry repost - bottomed out
          With 3.9 ITB what move would you make here? I had planned
          Ziyech to Sterling - any better ideas?

          Martinez

          Chilwell Digne Cancelo

          KDB Ziyech Jota Bruno Grealish

          DCL Watkins

          Forster Coufal Brewster Bernardo

          1. Iceball
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Save?

            1. Albrightondknight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Definite possibility. But City’s next 2 home fixture look good and having that much ITB seems a waste.

        15. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Early thoughts?

          McCarthy
          James/Pva/Coufal
          Son/Grealish/Rashford/Ziyech
          Dcl/Kane/Werner

          Steer/Targett/McCarthy/Douglas
          1ft 1.7itb

          a)Kane->Vardy
          b)Kane+Rashford->Vardy+Kdb(-4)
          c)something else

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Can't you get Salah and Vardy?

            1. wulfranian
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Cheers.Not enough money.

          2. Z
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Zyech or Werner is more then enough

            1. wulfranian
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              what do you suggest?

        16. Yankee Toffee
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Time to drop Grealish. Re: Barkley injury and lack of set pieces now.

          Fixtures look decent though

          1. mixology
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            It’s in the back of my mind. Fixtures are as good as it gets, however. Certainly hasty to get rid of without seeing how Villa fair in the next 2 but I’ll admit I am considering it

        17. FDMS All Starz
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Worth doing Rashford & Son —> Salah & Sterling for free?

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Where you struggling with this?

            1. FDMS All Starz
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Sons form and Rashfords potential?

              1. Dynamic Duos
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                You want Sterling for the fixtures and Salah best player in the game