Scout Notes

Analysing Fernandes and United’s other FPL assets after narrow West Brom win

Manchester United 1-0 West Bromwich Albion

  • Goals: Bruno Fernandes (£10.7m)
  • Assists: Juan Mata (£5.9m)
  • Bonus: Fernandes x3, Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m) x2, Victor Lindelof (£4.9m) x1

A twice-taken Bruno Fernandes (£10.7m) penalty was just enough for Manchester United to see off a spirited, if limited, West Brom side.

It was the Red Devils’ first league win at Old Trafford this season, prompting a relief-heavy comment from manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer:

We needed that win at home. It’s never comfortable against players of this quality.

FERNANDES TO THE FORE

Over-hyping the opposition continues to be a Solskjaer trait because the Baggies were organised and committed, but that was generally where their qualities ended.

Then again, there wasn’t much of the good stuff on display from the home side either, with midfielder Fernandes the best of an average lot on the night.

That was the most pleasing Fantasy Premier League (FPL) aspect of the match as the 34.5%-owned midfielder was by far the most popular player on the pitch.

His ownership had been boosted by a Gameweek-leading one million-plus new owners for the West Brom encounter and yet another penalty – seven of his 14 goals for the club have come from the spot – meant he produced a second straight double-digit return for his managers old and new.

He did require a re-take to score it, however, when his first attempt was saved by the excellent Sam Johnstone (£4.5m), albeit from well off his goal-line.

But the goal was just reward for an influential performance from Fernandes.

He created two of the game’s three big chances, which forced fine saves by Johnstone from Anthony Martial (£8.7m) and Marcus Rashford (£9.5m) respectively, and scored from the other one.

Fernandes’ form, and United’s fixtures, are tempting more managers into the midfielder’s fold – he’s currently one of the most popular purchases for Gameweek 10.

And a pleasant mix of matches over the next six Gameweeks, with four games away and the two at home against more progressive opposition in Manchester City and Leeds, should better suit United’s counter-attacking strengths.

NOT SO FORWARD THINKING

Penalties have nourished Fernandes owners through thin times. There’s not a lot of sustenance available for the team’s other attacking options.

On another day and against a rather less inspired keeper, both Martial and Rashford might have found the net.

But the former has had a truly terrible season so far, with more red cards than goals, while Rashford’s last four starts – which have included three stints up front – have produced just one assist.

Solskjaer has handed four starts out of the last five to Juan Mata (£5.9m) and it was the veteran’s cross that drew the handball for Saturday’s penalty award.

The Spaniard now has two assists from those starts, but his lack of pace does the side few favours and his freer role seems to compromise Fernandes’ ability to get forward at times.

Many United fans would rather see the more dynamic Donny van de Beek (£6.7m) given a chance in Mata’s place, a move that the conservative Solskjaer is yet to make, and might not even have contemplated.

The manager did provide an update on another midfielder – Paul Pogba (£7.7m):

Paul got a knock in the last game (for France) and he started feeling it yesterday after the session. Well, he felt it before the session, but he couldn’t carry on. Hopefully, he’ll be okay for Tuesday.

But the only attacking game in town at the moment remains Fernandes. United have had 109 attempts so far this season and just over a fifth (24) have come solely from him.

DEFENSIVE DIVIDENDS

At least the team’s backline is starting to produce points, with two clean sheets (and just two goals conceded) over the last four Gameweeks.

The side’s most popular defender, Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m and 9.2%), brought in two bonus points, and eight overall, while Alex Telles (£5.5m) marked his league debut with a solid return for his 1.2% ownership.

United’s schedule is attractive enough to suggest more clean sheets can be kept for the foreseeable future.

But the prospect of attacking returns from the flanks remains remote.

United’s full-backs – including the injured Luke Shaw (£4.8m) – have created nine chances between them this season. 

That’s a total bettered by six defenders on their own, while West Ham’s Ryan Fredericks (£4.3m) can match that tally from just three appearances.

Until Solskjaer risks pushing his wide men further forward, Harry Maguire (£5.4m) is probably the better bet as a consistent attacking threat.

The centre-half’s 13 attempts this season is joint-top among defenders.

As for the Baggies, manager Slaven Bilic was understandably bitter about VAR overturning a penalty award when Fernandes tackled Conor Gallagher (£5.5m):

I’m very disappointed with the result and the decisions from the referee.

But from a Fantasy perspective, the less said about a team with just six goals and one clean sheet from nine games, the better.


Manchester United XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles; Matic, Fred (McTominay 84); Mata (Cavani 62), Fernandes, Rashford (van de Beek 79); Martial.

West Bromwich Albion XI (5-4-1): Johnstone; Furlong, Bartley, Ivanovic (Krovinovic 79), Ajayi, Townsend; Gallagher, Sawyers, Diangana (Robson-Kanu 62), Pereira; Grant (Robinson 62).

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1,126 Comments Post a Comment
  1. dylano21
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    You toughts ?
    Team atm: 4.0 ITB

    Martinez
    Chillwel James Cresswel
    Grealish Son Sterling Hamez
    DCL Werner Adams

    Steer Soucek Lamptey Mitchell

    Would you do James to Cancelo ?

    Planning to do Hamez and Adams => Jota + Jesus/Aguero Next week.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Your DF is fine & you can't own them all. I happen to think James is a really good pick and double Chelsea DF is quite the differential.
      Up to you though of course, cos no doubts Cancelo is a great pick, and I do own him myself.

  2. fylde2022
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Any suggestions, guys?
    Should I focus on defence or midfield?

    Martinez
    Robertson James Coufal
    Son Bruno Grealish Zaha
    Bamford Kane DCL

    Button Foden Mitchell Lamptey

    0.8m itb

    1. dylano21
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Would get rid of Foden, maybe Jota ?

      1. fylde2022
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Very good option. Thanks.

    2. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      How many FTs?

      1. fylde2022
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        1

        1. Pegboy
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Probably save then. You've got a decent team for this week and then assess Salah/KDB this week to see who you want to bring in.

          1. fylde2022
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Thanks!

  3. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Left-side Utd (team full of players who play on the left)

    Martinez
    Robbo - Chilwell - Cancelo - Telles - Reguilon
    Sterling - Rashford - Son - Grealish
    Werner

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

      Martinez left footed?

  4. W
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 6 days ago

    Martinez
    Chilwell Coufal Justin
    Salah Son Rodriguez Grealish Zaha
    Kane DCL

    Steer Brewster Saiss Lamptey

    1FT 2.2itb

    Would you do anything here or save?
    Possibly Saiss > Cancelo and play over Coufal?

    Cheers all!

    1. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      I think I'd save. 2FT is a precious luxury at the moment and Coufal is a solid play this week.

    2. NoSalah'd
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Good move

      • No Salah
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        All basics covered, other than City. But can’t have them all.

        Easy save and asses next week.

    3. Pegboy
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 6 days ago

      Mendy (4m)
      Chilwell Coufal Semedo (Lamptey Mitchell)
      Salah(c) Son Zaha Foden (Anguissa)
      Kane DCL Jimi

      2FT £0.5m

      a) Semdo > Cancelo/Dias
      b) Jimi + Semedo > Vardy (c) + £4.3m def (Lewis?) Has to be done today.
      c) Jimi + Foden > Bamford + Grealish (£1.7m ITB)

      I'll see how they get on later, but shipping my Wolves players seems the most pressing issue, followed by Foden. I might not have any bench players for next week too if Anguissa has lost his spot.

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Like C

      2. No Salah
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 6 days ago

        C.

        Leaves fund for defence upgrade next week

        1. Pegboy
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Cheers both. I was leaning B, so I'll reassess.

    4. NoSalah'd
        2 months, 6 days ago

        Should I bring Martinez for Ryan with my ft?

        1. Pegboy
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 6 days ago

          Only if you've got 2FT and nothing else pressing.

          1. NoSalah'd
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Yeah, only 1ft

              1. Pegboy
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                I wouldn't bother then.

          2. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Not really bringing in the points though is he? I own him and I wouldn't be rushing to bring him in.

            But, I suppose, if you have no other pressing issues then it's not the worst transfer

            1. NoSalah'd
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Thanks. I might stick with Ryan, as I want Salah in a few gws

          3. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Torres vs Son last 3 games.

            Torres had shu, LIV, tot
            Son had BHA, wba, MCY

            xG - 1.18 vs 0.73
            xA - 0.16 vs 0.15
            Goal Attempts - 9 vs 6
            Goal Attempts in box - 6 vs 2
            Shots on target - 4 vs 2
            Pen area touches - 15 vs 5

            I'm not even handpicking the stats. He's straight up ahead on every offensive metric. Very tempted.

            1. Scrumper
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 6 days ago

              I you (like me) think that big city hauls are on the way, and can tolerate the odd benching then do it! (He will get benched)

            2. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Compared Son & KDB for the same matches and I'm quite tempted to sell after looking at the stats.

            3. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Interesting option. I just know that he'll be dropped/rested the moment I bring him in

            4. Pegboy
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              If you're confident he's going to play, he's a great pick. I got burnt earlier in the year with Foden, so I'm treading carefully. I also have a hunch Torres might be more useful in tougher games when City aren't faced with 11 men behind the ball, but I've got no stats to back it up.

              1. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                He played up front vs SHU though. I genuinely think he could be City's 18/19 Bernardo Silva and play the bulk of minutes such is his commitment and quality. Let's see how the CL game goes though and I'll decide after that.

            5. ClassiX
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Torres likely my Podence replacement

              1. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                I like it. I would do that in a heartbeat if I had a cheap slot open like that.

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

                  Thanks. My thinking at the moment is to swop out my Premium forwards for the Fulham games. Therefore, Kane to Vardy this week, Vardy to Aguero/Jesus the following week and back to Kane (v CP) the following week. Torres will actually be the only City mid I go with - will retain Son, Bruno and upgrade Ziyech back to Salah for Fulham.
                  (At least, that's the plan)

                  1. Camzy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 6 days ago

                    That's a no from me. If I buy a player, I give them 3 weeks minimum unless they get injured. You buy players for runs of games.

                    If I get Vardy, he'll get at least 3 weeks. Likewise for any City I bring in, they will stay until the WBA game minimum.

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

                      Fair enough. I've taken minimum hits so far this season and I can do all those moves for the next 4 GW's for -8 (assuming no other issues, which is a big assumption of course)

            6. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Kun & Jesus say hello 🙂

              1. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Striker slots are harder to come by and now that Aguero is fit, don't know which of the two is better to go for. I imagine they'll rotate for these easy PL games.

                1. Hotdogs for Tea
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 6 days ago

                  not suggesting buying them, but they add to the Pep rotation lottery.

                  Also Mendy provides overlapping potential on the left that Cancelo does not have (Pep likes this and mentioned it a few seasons ago when he said Jesus is not ideal down the left without the width of a left footed full back), which means that Jesus & Kun could start up top with Mendy on the left when fit.

                  Its the same old issue really 🙂

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

              He is in great form. I have watched his performance for Spain vs Germany and he ran riot all game, looked like a man possessed. And Guardiola likes him a lot, the only thing is his positioning. His best spot is on the left where Sterling plays and with the strikers back... I can see him benched quite a few times.

              1. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Why do we think Sterling is untouchable? He hasn't got the form, he hasn't looked sharp, he's had injury worries. I think it's quite possible Torres starts over him for the next few games.

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

                  It's possible yes

            8. Baines on Toast...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Son has outperformed stats for years, especially this season. I think you can convince yourself of anything with data, but at his price he's the definition of a season keeper while fit.

              Also I don't actually think Spurs fixtures are that bad. By Christmas they're brilliant again, and one of the 'tough' ones is Leicester at home...

              Independent of that, I don't mind Torres. I just think selling Son is asking for trouble.

              1. clodhopper
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Son loves the bid games

          4. Viper
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            The Fernandes rise means I can afford Salah again 🙂

            If I do that move, do you think Kane - > Vardy will pay off over the next three?

            1. Viper
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              For a -4

              1. the dom 1
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Vardy limped off again

            2. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              If you plan to captain Vardy this week then it could pay off.

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

              Not for a hit

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

            TAA doesn't deserve to get the spot back from Milner even when he's fit. Milner essential

            1. Lukakuna
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Good one

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

                Milner more assists than Trent already and much better defensively.

          6. PocketZola
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Sell lamptey? 1ft 0itb

            Martinez
            Dallas rob chill
            Salah grealish Bruno ziy
            Kane dcl bam

            Subs, lamptey, mitchell, bisouma

            1. FPL_Motty
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Strange, why sell when you're benching him. He's only missing 1 game?

              1. PocketZola
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Not sure what else to do here, a bit disappointed with ziy.

                1. Pegboy
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 6 days ago

                  I sound like a broken record sometimes on here about saving FTs, but no need to make a move just for the sake it.

            2. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              If you want to sell the most attacking and dynamic 4.5DFer in the game, then yeah, why not?

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 6 days ago

                How much does that matter when his team can't keep a CS?

          7. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Best transfer and captaincy plan out of these?

            A) Son & Kane ➡️ KDB & Vardy(c) -4
            (Will sell Bruno for Salah(c) in GW12)

            B) Son & Kane ➡️ Salah & Vardy(c) -4
            (Bruno to KDB(c) next week)

            C) Son ➡️ KDB(c)
            (Kane, DCL & Bissouma to 6.5m Fwd, Brewster & Salah(c) in GW12.
            Keep Bruno long term.)

            Want to cap Vardy this week (don't mind KDB or Bruno but not sure), KDB in GW11 & Salah in GW12.

            Appreciate your thoughts! 🙂

            1. jb1985
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Tough choice between A & B, If Salah is back for Brighton then I would do B)Salah and Vardy, then KDB next week, only problem if money is tight i can see KDB rising in price by 0.2 before the Fulham game.

          8. The Mighty Whites
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            1FT, 5.5 ITB, thoughts?

            Martinez, Peacock-Farrell

            Chilwell, Saiss*, Lamptey, Coufal, Mitchell

            Bruno, Son, Rodriguez, Grealish, Alzate*

            Kane, DCL, Bamford

          9. Jerry C-137
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            A) Kane + Podence to KDB (C) + Brewster for a -4?
            B) Kane to Vardy (C)
            C) Suggestions? 0 ITB 1 FT

            Martinez
            Robbo - Chilwell - Dallas
            Mane - Ziyech - Bruno - Grealish
            DCL - Kane - Bamford

            (Podence - Mitchell - Lamptey)

            Could hold but not keen on Bruno and Mane for GW10 captain.

          10. The White Pele
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            What to do with this lot ?
            1ft, 2.2 itb

            Martinez
            Chillwel Robbo Coufal
            Bruno Rashford Son Bowen
            DCL Kane Watkins

            Steer Lamptey Mitchell Burke

            1. Mr. O'Connell
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Rash to KDB (c)

          11. jb1985
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            1FT & 1.7M in the bank. Currently have Kane and Sterling in my team, looking at the obvious transfer of Kane to Vardy this week but wondering if Sterling to KDB is too sideways. My brain says hold Sterling but i know KDB will be more nailed. Knowing my luck if i switched Sterling he would haul like all my other transfers out i have done this season.

          12. Mr. O'Connell
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Best 6m forward to replace Jiminez?

            Bamford - looks threatening. Cant score.
            Adams - quietly racking up points.
            Watkins - would be a double up with Grealish which I don't fancy.
            Antonio - injury prone. Is he the kind of player you want during fixture congestion?
            Other - dont think there are any realistic options given I dont want to go near Sheff U, Fulham, WBA or Burnley.

            Gut says to go with Bamford at this stage. Even if he doesnt score points in a match, he's usually giving you a chance regardless of opposition.

            1. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Bam

            2. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              I have Adams

            3. the dom 1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Unlucky not to score that header

          13. Champ
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Vardy in for the mexican in advance of Fulham...what you reckon guys?

            1. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Just can't look past Vardy(c) this week given Fulham's defensive woes.

              1. Champ
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Certainly in tempting - its just the type of fixture he enjoys even if he is not in top form...

              2. the dom 1
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                If he’s fit he would be my captain for sure

                1. Karan14
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 6 days ago

                  He's injured??

                  1. the dom 1
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 6 days ago

                    Limped off after the game while talking to Klopp

            2. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              limping after the game yesterday

              1. Champ
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Ok cheers for that - will monitor thanks

              2. jb1985
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Doesn't he limp after most games, lad must be knackered. Also he has the minor hip issue a few weeks back, maybe flared up again.

                1. the dom 1
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 6 days ago

                  True

          14. el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Getting fed up with this season, just going trough the motions from the start. Sitting around 2m mark not able to make any progress.

          15. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Any word on which of the Wolves has contracted the virus?

            1. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Rabies ?

            2. the dom 1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Who just came back from IB??

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

              Rumours of Saiss as wasn't pictured in the training videos & pics.

              Absolutely no confirmation it's him though.

          16. Lukakuna
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            About the rush to get in City players:
            I get the hunger to be ahead of everyone else, but realistically if city haul you only get one game more out of them as opposed to someone who waits until they see a good game before they bring them in. Bottom line is I think the downside might be bigger than the upside here. Thoughts?

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Ny thinking to, don’t rush and do hits for manc players this week, wait and see and consider for free next week

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

              If I was way behind in OR I would do it. It's a great opportunity to rip through the ranks with triple up of attacking players...

          17. rnrd
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Hi Guys,

            for thos who have watches Villa - Brighton, did you manage to notice who out of Watking/Grealish or others had taken the ball and prepared himself to soot the panlty at the end before it was ruled out by VAR?

            thanks

            1. The Handsome Hunk
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Watkins

              1. rnrd
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                thank you !

            2. jtreble
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Watkins.

          18. Fernandito
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Rash & Kane to KDB & Vardy worth a -4?

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Kane just, keep Rashford.
              People say the side he plays on has A weak opponent at SOU, which several teams have benefited from lately.

              And with the low scoring form from city lately, not convinced it’s worth A hit to get kdb in for free eighter. Next week for free maby if city finds some form?

          19. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Still worth doing Kane to Vardy for free after yesterday’s blank?

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              I'm not doing it. I don't like Vardy that much this season.

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                It's okay. He doesn't like u either

            2. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              I mean it's Fulham

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

              hopefully the blank makes people hesitate on the move

            4. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Not like a blank away at Liverpool is a major issue. I will probably make that move and captain. His 2.8 NPxG is constantly on my mind though, so I'll listen to the pods and make up my mind then.

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Isn't his expected goals always low? Since the beginning of time?

                1. drughi
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 6 days ago

                  yeah always been

                2. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 6 days ago

                  He's a consistent overperformer for sure but that little threat in open play... not cool!

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 6 days ago

                    I guess. But i don't see a better captain option for this week so he's my captain

                    1. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 6 days ago

                      Neither do I.

            5. Karan14
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Yes imo

          20. Carefree Crew
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            I'm holding him... Just for you mate. 🙂

          21. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Very annoying having Oliver Burke as my 5th mid. I'm about to lose another 0.1 having him. Stupid Burke. Should i take a hit to get rid before his price falls again?

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              lol no. Just let fodder rot and fix it on WC.

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Ugh i guess. But losing 0.2 cuz of him ia annoying as hell. I stomached the first drop but the second one is so annoying

                1. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 6 days ago

                  What does it matter if it never gets on the field? Gotta stop getting attached to non-effective team value like that. I'm not ecstatic that I have Davis rotting on my bench, but I sure am not wasting a transfer to remove him.

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 6 days ago

                    I know you're right but just makes me feel a lil bit blekh

            2. jtreble
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Analytic models estimate a 0.1 price drop is worth approximately 1.9 pts. over a 38 game season. 🙂

          22. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Any news on the possible Vardy injury ?

            1. drughi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              huh

            2. the dom 1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Think it’s just the foot or hip thing he’s carrying which flares up after each game.

              https://twitter.com/footballdaily/status/1330619764570525697?s=21

            3. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Chronic issue with his hip cartilage
              Flairs up and need some rest during the week
              Always been like that for him in the last few years

          23. Peter Ouch
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            Jota 4 home games, 4 goals
            Man Utd 4 home games, 3 goals

            DCL 10 goals
            Man CIty 10 goals

            That's some stats here

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

              Son 9 goals
              Arsenal 9 goals

          24. Hryszko
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            What move should I make here with my FT?

            Martinez (Steer)
            Coufal - Cancelo - Dallas (Lamptey & Taylor)
            Salah - KDB - Zaha - Podence (Burke)
            DCL - Kane - Werner

            0.2m itb?

          25. Champ
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            DCL is turning into a dream FPL captain. Returns in 8 out of 9 games (including spurs, liverpool and united) makes him a safe option rather than trying to nab KDB hauls for example.

            1. Peter Ouch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 6 days ago

              Prime Jimenez so far

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 6 days ago

                Much better than him

                1. Peter Ouch
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 6 days ago

                  Talking in terms of fpl returns

          26. matiakez
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 6 days ago

            4.0 ITB here but just one free.

            Martinez Steer
            Chilwell Dallas KWP Kilman Tierney
            Bruno Ziyech Grealish Bissouma Son
            DCL Kane Bamford

            No city or Liverpool feels pressing but not sure what is more crucial?