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Zaha self-isolating as Eze and Taylor shrug off yellow flags for Burnley v Palace

Wilfried Zaha (£7.4m) has been omitted from Crystal Palace’s matchday sqaud as they travel to face Burnley in Gameweek 9.

Roy Hodgson revealed on Monday afternoon that the midfielder is self-isolating, although it was not yet confirmed that he was doing so because of his own positive coronavirus (COVID-19) test, or because of someone he was in contact with.

Michy Batshuayi (£5.8m) comes in for Zaha, starting up-front alongside Jordan Ayew (£5.7m) in a 4-4-2 formation.

There is slightly more encouraging news for Palace fans as Eberechi Eze (£5.8m) has overcome his muscle injury to start on the left-hand side of midfield.

Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m), who has the best minutes per shot of any Palace player since Gameweek 3, is at left-back once again, this time rooting Tyrick Mitchell (£4.1m) to the bench, who finally returns from his knock.

Charlie Taylor (£4.5m) has shrugged off his yellow flag to start at Turf Moor, the Burnley defender behind only Nick Pope (£5.4m) for points per million spent among his colleagues this season.

Jay Rodriguez (£5.8m) starts alongside Chris Wood (£6.2m) up-front for Sean Dyche’s men, relegating Ashley Barnes (£6.0m) to the bench.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; C Taylor, Mee, Tarkowski, Lowton; McNeil, Brownhill, Westwood, Gudmundsson; Rodriguez, Wood.

Crystal Palace XI (4-4-2): Guaita; van Aanholt, Dann, Kouyate, Clyne; Eze, Riedewald, McArthur, Townsend; Ayew, Batshuayi.

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939 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ‘Tis the Season
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Burnley looks defensively better, Ben Mee being back has made a difference albeit Burnley won’t be playing Palace every week

    1. ‘Tis the Season
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      With City not all together in form, might sway my thoughts on bringing in other than city for next GW

    2. Giggs Boson
      • 10 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      They've looked tight for most of the season. Unfortunate not to get a CS against Spurs.

      Burnley are a banana skin fixture in my eyes. They can keep out most teams on their day.

      However, teams like City, Liverpool & Chelsea are great at cracking tough defences like this. KDB should do well.

    3. Kitman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      The last 3 Man City vs Burnley games at the Ethiad have ended 5-0, 5-0, 4-1 where Burnley had decent form

      I think next weekend will be similar

  2. Mooster©️
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Best non-Chelsea defender to get now at 6.0 or lower?

    1. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Consider Cancelo or Castagne

      1. Mooster©️
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Is Castagne fully fit after the injury?

        1. Revival
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Ben Dinnery
          @BenDinnery
          ·
          5h
          Castagne complained of a "slight twinge" in his hamstring. "We’ll see how he goes. Hopefully him missing tonight and having a clear week will get him ready for our next game," the Leicester Mercury quoted Rodgers. “It’s in the same spot. We had a scan and it’s okay.

        2. Wirbelwind
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Not announced as fit yet, still a risk

    2. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Cresswell, Concelo, Dias, James?

      1. Mooster©️
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Cancelo will be rotated soon with Mendy back from injury?
        Cresswell-how long will West-ham be able to keep clean sheets?
        Dias-I think I like it. But do we trust ManCity defence?
        James is Chelsea...

    3. Wirbelwind
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Justin perhaps

      1. Mooster©️
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Justin will be benched when Pereora is back in two GWs?

  3. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Buenley defence looks good
    no need City attackers it seems

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Palace have walked through them twice . . . if anyone actually fancied shooting it would be 1-2.

  4. Nomar
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    My highest score so far this season is 64 points.

    That is truly abysmal.

    It will probably remain my highest score to date too, as Mccarthy is last player and he's unlikely to get 11 points tonight.

    1. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      grim mate

      guessing you have not been naming the captain choice?

      1. ALI_G
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        nailing *

        1. Nomar
          • 11 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Not been nailing anything. WC'ded over last IB so hoping for better times but still pretty rubbish score this week with Bruno cap.

    2. Hect.OR 98th
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      You're having a similar season to me. I've had a decent week so far. 67 but with Lamptey and Saiss to come that's likely to be 66 or 67 all out.

    3. Joey Tribbiani
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 27 days ago

      My average GW score is 64 😀

    4. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Tough luck as your team looks fine on paper.

      You’re probably not making top 1k now but with your record a late charge to top 10k is very possible.

      Two good weeks and you’ll be 700-800k

  5. JJeyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Saiss our with rona

    1. JJeyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Out

    2. Gobigorgohome
      • 10 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      good Kilman starts then

      1. JJeyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        If Arabic sources are correct, yes

    3. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Damn does that mean Kilman starts

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Kilman was starting anyway IMHO

    4. Nomar
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      They did say a Wolves starter had tested positive.

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Jimmy?

  6. DangerFC
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Is zaha definitely out for the next game week aswell going on the guidelines?

    1. Ibralicious
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Yes, at least till December 3 based on how quickly Salah recovered, so chance of him missing three games

  7. Ibralicious
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    So Guaita is just Kepa in disguise. My condolences to everyone who picked him...

    1. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Lot of interest from Everton for both Kepa & Guaita

      1. Ibralicious
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Well, that makes sense since they're the same person

        1. Pep bites Kun
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          And getting paid twice - doubt Eve could afford him then

  8. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Help greatly appreciated! Which do you prefer?

    A) Jota, Zouma & Cancelo
    B) Ziyech, KWP & Coufal
    C) Grealish, Zouma & KWP/Coufal
    D) Watkins, Zouma & Cancelo

    KWP/Coufal could be anyone up to 4.6M. Shame to go without Ziyech but thinking if Jota continues to get minutes then A seems the most balanced option and takes advantage of strong Liverpool and City fixtures. Will be alongside Salah, KDB, Fernandes & Son.

    Cheers!

  9. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Is Bruno a long term hold or would you rather have a premium striker like Kane/Vardy/Werner?

    Need to plan if I should sacrifice Bruno or my premium striker to have both KDB & Salah in by GW12.

    1. Ibralicious
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Bruno is a long term hold and so is Kane with the historic season he's having.

      KDB the one worth omitting until the bald fraud can sort his team out, and bring KDB forward from the CDM role...

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Those City fixtures are just too tempting mate. If fixtures actually breed form then I would imagine City come good now.

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      I simply don't believe United can get dodgy penalties every week. Not a hold for me, shipping him this week for KdB.

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        We'll get about 10-12 penalties nothing dodgy about that.

      2. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        when you have shifty players like Rashford Martial Bruno Mata they're very likely to get pens

    3. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Bruno is a long term hold for me.

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        I'm leaning towards that. Don't see many bad fixtures for United in the next few weeks except City.

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          United struggle against any team that sits back though. I guess there is an argument that Southampton will leave them some space, but I'd expect Southampton to beat them.

    4. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      He is scoring well and consistently despite poor club form and sometimes poor personal form! Keeper for me.

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Sounds about right. He would be a better asset if Martial & Rashford start finishing the chances he creates for them.

        1. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Rashgord scored a hattie in CL not so long ago. Tbh I trust him more than MCI assets who have same issue with chances KdB creates for them. Haven't checked the stats yet, but will do it next week.

    5. Daniel Jebbison
      • 12 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Hold for me. He'll play a lot during the festive period

      1. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Yes that's one plus point. Becoming tough to choose 3 out of Salah, Bruno, KDB, Vardy, Kane & Son.

  10. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Pope 10 pointer incoming.

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Rival has him so garanteed

      1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Same here. He free hitted this week .

  11. mr messi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Which team is better?

    A.
    McCarthy 4.0
    Mitchell Kilman Chilwell Justin Coufal
    Grealish Bruno Salah Jota Riedewald
    Vardy DCL Kane

    B.
    Mendy 4.0
    Kilman Chilwell Justin Cancelo/Cresswell Coufal
    Grealish Ziyech Salah Jota Soucek
    Vardy DCL Kane

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Kilman and Justin are both rotation risks so neither teams are great I am afraid

    2. Ibralicious
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Any team that can fit Bruno, Salah, Kane, Vardy, and Chilwell is serious. So A by a mile IMO

      1. Ibralicious
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Maybe with a decent 4.5 instead of Justin however

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Bruno without KDB when Aguero is back . . madness.

          1. Ibralicious
            • 7 Years
            10 months, 27 days ago

            Until Pep goes, KDB is nothing but a blank merchant playing the CDM role. Shame really...

            1. FPL.team
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              10 months, 27 days ago

              What nonsense.

    3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      I like A

  12. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Who is the best fpl asset for the next 4 to 6 gameweeks

    A. Watkins
    B. Bamford
    C. Jota

    I am aware that C comes with rotation risk so please bear that in mind when responding.

    Thanks

    1. Sleepless in Settle FPL
      • 10 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      a

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      C i think, decent fixtures too.

      1. Vazza
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 27 days ago

        The boys a winner. C was the right answer!!

        1. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Let's hope so..

    3. Brehmeren
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      A

  13. Champions League Varane
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Mitchell plz come on man

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 27 days ago

      I don’t think Mitchell is playing.

      On a separate note, when are you going to start performing. Fernandez missed out on several assists against WBA because of you. 🙂

  14. FPL_Motty
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Burnley doing a Burnley currently. Who would have thought it?

  15. Hryszko
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    So, who's everyone replacing Zaha with then?

    Can't believe my luck this game-week haha.

    1. The Sociologist
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Yep, needed him to save my GW but it’s just not happening. Didn’t bring in Bruno last week, so either him or Jota I think.

    2. Ibralicious
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Jota or Salah (-4) haven't made up my mind yet

    3. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Salah

    4. POTATO
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 27 days ago

      I had a choice between Zaha and Grealish three weeks ago when they were same price and Zaha was scoring regularly. Since then:

      Zaha 1, 5, 0 (7.4M) and unavailable.
      Grealish 15, 6, 1 (7.6M)

      Somewhere in a parallel universe there's another me who chose Grealish.

  16. ash and swanson inc
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    with zaha out i was thinking of punting on foden or torres, i looked at fodens minutes and balked but wondered if anyone knew how likely torres will get lions share of minutes over next few? other option would be to go from kane zaha to de bruyne bamford but a -8 would be painful

    1. The Sociologist
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Foden is a headache to own, would steer well clear.

      1. ash and swanson inc
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        torres stats not overwhelming me either. may roll it over and take the drop and see who gets what in the week...

  17. KingZZ
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Got Dunne, Mitchell, Brewster, Lamptey and Zaha so most likely with 9 starting players next week. Would this be worth a -8?

    Zaha + Kane + Dunne - - > Jota + Vardy + Castagne

    1. Nomar
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Don't sell Kane surely.

    2. Wirbelwind
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      no reason to sell kane, especially not if the reason is to get playable team members

    3. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Focus on replacing non playing to get 11 on the pitch.

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        This - good sense

  18. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 27 days ago

    Diogo Jota, welcome to my team!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

    1. Party time
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Covid lurking

        1. Vazza
          • 1 Year
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Don’t care. Haha!!

    2. Hect.OR 98th
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Saiss definitely out? With no sign of Mitchell it looks like Lamptey is adding his misery to my team.

      1. Nomar
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        In for a penny....

      2. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Don't worry its couple of points difference

      3. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        I would love it if he is.

    3. have you seen cyan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Is Jota even nailed, salah is probably back next week and Jota won’t even start?

      1. Wirbelwind
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Worried of the same. before he took on Bobby's spot who played better as well I gather

      2. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        He is not nailed, but he has 4 goals in last 4, he has to start

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          4 in 4 home matches.

      3. have you seen cyan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Guaita>Fab
        Zaha>Jota
        Looks like a no brainier tbh

      4. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Salah Jota Mané

        Some top trio that. Hopefully Bobby gets some competition now.

      5. Super Saints
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        They'll squeeze him in with Salah Mane Firmino

    4. The Sociologist
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      How many games does Justin have left do we think?

      Will replace either him or C.Taylor with Cancelo this week.

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Would say he has Fulham and thats it

      2. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Pereira still seems at least a few games way away from starting Premier League games?

        "Ricardo, out since March with a cruciate ligament injury, could make his comeback with City’s Under-23s next week as they host West Ham at the King Power Stadium on Monday."

        1. The Sociologist
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Gotcha, with those fixtures maybe a hopeful hold then?

          1. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            10 months, 27 days ago

            Yeah I think so
            I would be surprised if Ricardo got rushed back super quickly from that type of injury, especially if Justin has been playing ok

    5. DangerFC
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Current team
      Mc carthty Ryan
      KWP, Balbuena, Chilwell, Dier, james
      Grealish, zaha , bruno, ziyech, jorginho,
      Kane, jimenez, DCL

      My transfer this gw was jimenez to vardy and then next gw bruno to salah or kdb but now I need to ship zaha this week and take a hit.

      So I'm set on jiminez to vardy. But who's the best replacement for zaha going forward?

      1. Ibralicious
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Justo do Zaha to Jota, no need for a hit and you need some Pool in there

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Zaha + Jimenez > KDB + Bamford fits the bill?

        1. DangerFC
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          I fancied vardy though home to ful?
          Kdb doesn't look himself at all at the moment. I have money in the bank aswell 2.0.

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            10 months, 27 days ago

            Vardy Jota with associated risk

          2. Salarrivederci
            • 5 Years
            10 months, 27 days ago

            Actually think KDB has looked pretty good despite the shape of Man City as a team in the first 8 GW's

    6. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      With Vardy rising should I do Martial to Vardy now? Gives me this team for GW9 with Vardy captain.

      Martinez
      James Dallas Coufal
      Sterling Bruno Son Ziyech
      Vardy DCL Bamford

      Steere Podence Mitchell Lamptey

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        I would wait until close to deadline, no point saving 0.1 cash and losing a starting XI player ... just me.

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          That .1 might mean me not getting Salah.

    7. Stupendous
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Zaha to KDB for free?

      1. Revival
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Absolutely

      2. Ibralicious
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Legendary move

      3. Lindelol
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        KDB or sterling or Torres or Foden.

      4. The Sociologist
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Or Salah if fit?

    8. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Vardy on 98.2% - will he rise tonight?

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        price rise prediction sites havent been that accurate as of late but he will definitely rise before friday's deadline

      2. pundit of punts
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        I’m not taking chances

        Getting him in

      3. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        I doubt it

      4. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Probably

    9. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Early transfers during Covid are suicidal. Avoid them at all costs

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        On the other hand it's not like we are curing cancer.
        It's a stupid game. Might as well have fun with it.

        1. Pep bites Kun
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          🙂 How true

        2. Stupendous
          • 9 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          There need not be a cure for cancer.

          Cancer cells live in every human on Earth.

          If we all were healthier and people didn't profit off our ill health, then cancer wouldn't be a thing.

      2. The Sociologist
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Surely something like Zaha > Bruno can’t punish me?!

    10. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Cant make this up. Im getting -1 Lamptey from the bench, and I just realized this; one of my main rivals who does a lot of punts every week and somehow it pays off always is getting ROBERTSON from the bench. Same guy got Bissouma 9 pointer off the bench earlier. Anyone who thinks this is a skill game is having a fing laugh.

      1. Super Saints
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        It's all luck these days which has taken a lot of fun out of it.

      2. Ibralicious
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Mate, feel sorry for you but at the same time, you need to stop sulking every single week on here. It's just a game, maybe it's time you need a break from FPL. You get what you put into it, so if you put less thought into your picks you may get less depression and more fun from the game in return?

        1. Brosstan
          • 7 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Most of the time Im just joking around when I whine about my players but now its genuine.

      3. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        A couple of seasons ago I got my first century in years. Then one of my players didn’t play and got -1 Azpilicueta off the bench to put me back to 99. Gut wrenching.

        1. Brosstan
          • 7 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Thats a kick in the nuts. I think I had one century last season, would have been a shame to miss out by 1

      4. Nightcrawler
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Over a small same size there is huge luck involved. Is wirh almost most aspects of life

        Over the season though and larger sample size minimises luck

      5. HashAttack
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        I'm more upset at only getting 1 point from Grealish .. so many players with one of Grealish, Barkley or Zaha and there was no advantage gained having Grealish

    11. NULL-X-VOID
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      How's PVA looking?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        A little stuck

        1. The Sociologist
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Isn’t there horse in that?

    12. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      A. Son to KDB (C) for -4
      B. Kane to Vardy (C) for -4
      C. Hold

      1. NULL-X-VOID
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        B I did it this week

      2. Ibralicious
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        C.Won't go anywhere near B with the form and confidence Kane is in at the moment

    13. Nightcrawler
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 27 days ago

      Tough one for zaha owners but nowhere to hide for them. Punished indeed

      1. Revival
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Have a playing bench and all is fine do.

        1. The Sociologist
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Not when Justin was on your bench...

        2. Super Saints
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 27 days ago

          Justin first on my bench
          Mitchell second

      2. Ibralicious
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 27 days ago

        Still better than KDB owners dishing out 11.6 for the blank merchant Fraudiola's got sitting in front of his defence 😉