Scout Notes

Coady isolation forces four-man defence as McCarthy continues to prove FPL worth

Wolves 1-1 Southampton

  • Goals: Pedro Neto (£5.5m) | Theo Walcott (£5.8m)
  • Assists: Raúl Jiménez (£8.4m) | Che Adams (£5.9m)
  • Bonus points: Alex McCarthy x3 (£4.5m), Adams x2, Kyle Walker-Peters x1 (£4.6m)

SAVING THE SAINTS

Alex McCarthy (£4.5m) was the star of the Fantasy Premier League show on Monday night as he managed a seven-point score in a 1-1 draw at Wolves.

The Southampton goalkeeper made a total of eight saves and, despite conceding, came away with maximum bonus thanks to no player earning a share for a game-winning goal and a late Che Adams (£5.9m) foul.

Thanks to repeated denials of Daniel Podence (£5.4m) in particular, McCarthy has now earned an additional two points for saves in two of his last three Premier League outings and has averaged 4.4 points per game.

Among goalkeepers, only Lukasz Fabianski (£5.0m) has offered better value this season than him too, the West Ham man scoring 10.0 points per million spent to McCarthy’s 8.9.

Crucially, the form of Southampton’s goalkeeper could potentially come into the decision-making process for the Gameweek 10 captaincy.

Bruno Fernandes (£10.8m) travels to St Mary’s Stadium on Sunday afternoon fresh from back-to-back double-figure hauls, three of the four he has recorded this season coming on the road too.

However, Southampton are yet to concede a single goal at home since their Gameweek 2 thrashing by Spurs and, if McCarthy is in half the form he was on Monday night, Manchester United assets could easily be frustrated…

COAD BREAKERS

Wolves were forced to contend Monday night’s encounter without club captain Conor Coady (£4.9m) who, following a period of self-isolation missed his first league match in over three years, having played the previous 120 in a row.

“A big (blow to lose Coady). Unfortunately, with Coady and Saiss, players that have been with us since the Championship. Since (Conor) returned from the England squad, he has been self-isolating. He has tested negative, maybe he’s already immune but he cannot be with us.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

“Saïss is in self-isolation since returning from the national team. He tested positive. He is comfortable with the situation. He is at home by himself with his family in another room and he has to protect himself to stay fit and healthy.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

Coady’s absence, as well as a positive coronavirus (COVID-19) test for Romain Saïss (£5.2m), triggered Wolves’ first outing with a back-four since May 2017, when Paul Lambert was the manager for a 1-0 win over Preston North End.

In this rather unfamiliar set-up, Nuno Espirito Santo deployed Rayan Aït-Nouri (£5.0m) and Nélson Semedo (£5.6m) as traditional full-backs with the left-footed Max Kilman (£4.3m) as the right-sided centre-back to Willy Boly (£5.5m), although the two switched over at half-time.

It was clear that Wolves took some time to grow into a 4-3-3 formation, with Southampton causing plenty of problems with their narrow formation.

However, once they added Pedro Neto (£5.5m) to midfield in the place of Rúben Neves (£5.3m) and went for a 4-2-3-1, Wolves were the better team in the closing stages and the most likely to win the game.

“Conor was not available. Saiss also. We decided to go with three midfielders and it was good. I think we should grow, we should find solutions. We have an identity that is more not about the system, it is about the idea that we fight and try to play good football and we try to be solid. I think we managed that. Let’s see (if we use four at the back again).” – Nuno Espirito Santo

INGS ARE LOOKING UP

Despite fears that Danny Ings‘ (£8.3m) injury would limit Southampton’s offensive capabilities, Ralph Hasenhüttl has found a very effective solution in the strike-pairing of Adams and Theo Walcott (£5.8m).

The two players have only enjoyed two Premier League outings as a front-two but have already combined in each of those.

Walcott was the more dangerous of the two at Molineux, using his pace to get around the back on more than one occasion.

In the first half, he whipped an effort back across goal which was well-stopped by Rui Patrício (£5.5m), before punishing Semedo’s momentary lack of concentration in the second, sneaking in at the back post to tap Adams’ cross into an empty net.

Later, Walcott played an incredible chipped through-ball to Adams, straight out of the Harry Kane (£11.0m) playbook, but the former Birmingham man pulled his effort just wide.

Once the Gameweek 10 meeting with Manchester United is out of the way, Southampton face Brighton (away), Sheffield United (home), Arsenal (away) and Fulham (away) between Gameweeks 11 and 15, perhaps the best time to consider investing in Adams or Walcott, depending on Ings’ fitness, of course.

Of the two, Adams seems the most likely to hold his place, but the out-of-position factor for Walcott certainly hands him the most explosive potential before Ings returns to the side.

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI (4-3-3): Patrício; Aït-Nouri, Boly, Kilman, Semedo; Moutinho, Neves (Neto 70′), Dendoncker; Podence (Vitinha 85′), Jiménez, A Traoré.

Southampton XI (4-4-2): A McCarthy; Bertrand, Vestergaard, Bednarek, Walker-Peters; Djenepo (S Long 79′), Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong (Diallo 90′); Adams, Walcott.

Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 9

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999 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Thoughts on this for a -8?

    Auba, Werner and Mitrovic out
    Jota, Aguero and Vardy in

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Awesome

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        😀

    2. Pépé Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Just Auba and Mitro for Jota and Vardy for me

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        That was my original plan - Aguero with Burnley, Fulham and West Brom at home in 3 of the next 4 keeps winking at me though!

        1. Pépé Pig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Yeah fixtures are certainly great. Just no clue if Aguero will start over Jesus with them both back, and Werner is playing teams that suit him

          1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Valid points. Lots to think about. Cheers 🙂

    3. GREEN JUMPERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Might be a good strategy if you need to make up some ground. Don't like doing a -8 too often myself

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Has been a real shite show this season mate - cheers for the response 🙂

    4. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Jota Vardy yes but Aguero far too early to consider

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Yeah, waiting for him to look his usual self is probably the prudent play. Cheers mate 🙂

        1. Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Wuss

          1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Just because it is the prudent and sensible play, doesn't mean I will definitely do it 😉

      2. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I think I'm right in saying the last 3 games between these clubs at The Etihad have ended 5-0. Aguero has scored 9 goals in 10 games v Burnley. Ownership 1.3%. It's a gamble but you'll never get such an opportunity again. Capt for me

        1. Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          *Unless he gets injured tomorrow or plays 90 mins

    5. LSK
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Keep Werner and bring only 1 of Vardy or Kun. Whichever you will captain. The extra -4 isn't needed as Werner is ticking over nicely. You can always make the third trade for free next gameweek.

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Sounds sensible - thanks 🙂

  2. Must.Go.Faster.
      1 month, 23 days ago

      YES!!
      I vote for Antonio as the top captain pick for GW10.
      That one vote is me.
      I win and I want a cookie or a biscuit, with some tea.
      Wham bam thank you Ma'am

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Herbal tea?

        1. Must.Go.Faster.
            1 month, 23 days ago

            nah, Rooibos.

      2. tc93
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        What’s the latest on Zaha/Wilson? Are they gonna play this week?

        1. Must.Go.Faster.
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Well,

            1. Bojam
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Couldn't have put it better myself. Very succint lol

        2. Gabbiadini
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Will either Zaha / Grealish rise or drop in next update?

          1. Bojam
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Have a look here: http://www.fplstatistics.co.uk/

            1. Gabbiadini
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              doesn't look like it then.

              1. Gabbiadini
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                although I don't really have anything to be waiting around for so may as well make the trade now.

                1. King Drogba11
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    Zaha could still play this week.

                    1. Gabbiadini
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      how likely is that do we know?

                      1. King Drogba11
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          I think if he tests negative in the next few days he will probably play.

                    2. Bojam
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      What's the trade?

              2. King Drogba11
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Probably not today but soon enough.

              3. King Drogba11
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Funny how everyone seems off Ziyech after one game.

                  Was ‘must have’ last week.

                  1. Bojam
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    That's generally how folks round here roll

                  2. LSK
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    I thought he looked dangerous on the highlights. I'll probably bring him in for Bowen soon.

                    1. King Drogba11
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        Agree I think he’s a great option at his price. Could easily leave him there for a while and the returns will come.

                  3. OneDennisBergkamp
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 23 days ago

                    I’m thinking of doing Saiss > Justin (FUL, shu, BRI) those fixtures look good, I’d save 0.4m.

                    Any objections??

                    1. LSK
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      Will he play them all? If he will then definitely a good option for those fixtures.

                    2. King Drogba11
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        Wouldn’t be bringing Justin with Castagne and Periera coming back.

                        Coufal/Dallas better options at that price imo.

                    3. LSK
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      PVA a nice replacement for Saiss? Or just go with City?

                      1. Bojam
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        City all the way. The fixtures are too good. I'd probably lean towards Dias being the safer option. Clean sheets and a threat from set peices. Cancelo probably got a higher ceiling though and seems popular round these parts.

                        1. LSK
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Cheers. Yeah I'll definitely pick Dias out of the 2. Hopefully he will convert a KDB free kick soon.

                        2. De Gea is GOAT
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          I know City will bounce back but will they be smashing teams like before again?

                          1. Bojam
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Sure they will at some point. Though definitely don't look very potent/clinical in attack yet. Anyway, their defence has looked pretty solid, last GW notwithstanding. I imagine that there will be a few clean sheets in the coming weeks.

                      2. Joggers Nipple
                        • 11 Years
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        City

                    4. Reeker
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      Martinez
                      Robertson - Semedo - Dallas
                      De Bruyne - Son - Rodriguez - Zaha* - Grealish
                      Kane - DCL
                      (Peacock-Farrell) (Brewster, Mitchell, Lamptey)

                      2 FT 0.7 ITB

                      Zaha + Kane -> Salah and a 6.6 forward (Wilson, Antonio, Watkins etc.) for free.

                      or swap Zaha out for Jota or something and swap Semedo to Cancelo

                      1. Joggers Nipple
                        • 11 Years
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        Good moves

                    5. Bojam
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      Would you play Coufal this week vs Villa (I have Grealish and Watkins)? I'll also be playing Chilwell for sure (and I have Son and Kane). Or is it worth benching Coufal and using a transfer to upgrade either Mitchell (out of favour) or Lamptey (suspended) to a decent starter - e.g. Dias, Cancelo, etc.? Have money in the bank and 2FT.

                      1. Joggers Nipple
                        • 11 Years
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        Mitchell to MC def seems a great move, Lampty if you want the cash

                        1. Bojam
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Cheers! Seems like a season where having a playing bench is worthwhile. Binning Mitchell might be the sensible play.

                      2. King Drogba11
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          I think a city defender is a great asset to have especially with their upcoming fixtures.

                          1. Bojam
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Agreed.

                      3. UNDERWORLD7
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        Hey guys, not managed to get on here last few days, appreciate any input on what to maybe do here.

                        Martinez
                        James - Cancelo - Chillwell
                        Soucek - Fernandes - Son - Rashford - Ziyech
                        Kane - DCL
                        ______________________________________
                        Forster: Brewster, Mitchell, Dunne

                        3.3 ITB, 1 FT

                        A lot needed doing here last GW, managed a green arrow even with a -16, albeit at 2.5m OR lol.

                        My original plan was Kane > Vardy, but is Salah now expected to play next GW? Been out the loop.

                        Any suggestions very much appreciated 🙂

                        1. Joggers Nipple
                          • 11 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Team looks good, personally wouldnt be on two MU mids but you could easily hold. Rshrord to Salah is an easy route if you really want him?
                          Alot of cash to improve bench players but cant see who you would drop from the first 11

                          1. UNDERWORLD7
                            • 9 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Cheers bud! Rivals all surpassing me in my ML’s still, all about that damn captain choice! But feel in a good position now team wise to push on.
                            Agreed, Rashford to Salah is an easy deal should there be news he’s gonna look like playing, would of thought Southampton looked a good game for Rashford but he just doesn’t seem to be doing it for me.
                            Failing that, bench player upgrades looks the second best option here, thanks.

                            1. UNDERWORLD7
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              Think I can’t resist that Vardy captain option though vs Fulham for a hit maybe, upside chasing and all that whatever it is 🙂

                              1. Joggers Nipple
                                • 11 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Upside chasing! So funny
                                The one that gets me is 'price point', laugh out loud when i hear this. You mean price????

                                1. UNDERWORLD7
                                  • 9 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Hahahahaha! Tis rather hilarious 🙂 Price point, just another way of making the word ‘price’ longer lmao.

                                  1. Must.Go.Faster.
                                      1 month, 23 days ago

                                      Can't leave out "point" man. Otherwise, what's the point!

                                      That's right; now, gently put the point back where it belongs.

                                      1. UNDERWORLD7
                                        • 9 Years
                                        1 month, 23 days ago

                                        Haha!!

                              2. Joggers Nipple
                                • 11 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Similar to me mate, sort of happy with my team but getting capt all wrong and doing so poorly

                                Martinez
                                Chilwell James Cancelo
                                Salah Son J Rod Soucek Grealish
                                Werner DCL

                                Forster Brewster Dallas Brantwaite 1FT 4.4M ITB

                                Prob on JRod to KDB

                                1. UNDERWORLD7
                                  • 9 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Annoying isn’t it, feel though that if we’re happy with our teams then we ain’t really doing much wrong and the points will come sooner rather than later.

                                  Haha same defence! Likewise not a lot wrong there at all, good team. JRod to KDB is a sound transfer, a city mid would certainly be something to jump rivals and rank if they did well as nobody had them hardly. Plenty of money ITB there as well even more than me haha.
                                  It’s hard to suggest anything else there aside from a city mid with the money available. Werner to Vardy possibly but he’s ticking over nicely.

                                2. Bojam
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Also might consider the Chelsea double up in defence. I know they've been sound recently and both Chilwell and James can chip in with goals/assists. But the fixtures turn quite rough. Maybe one is enough for the time being?

                                  1. UNDERWORLD7
                                    • 9 Years
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    If I was doing it now, then sure, i’d likely just choose one, but as I have two now, I’m just happy to play them coz like you say they can chip in with goals and assists.
                                    I feel James is due a bit of a haul at some point also, pleased he’s made that position his now.

                                    1. Bojam
                                      • 3 Years
                                      1 month, 23 days ago

                                      Yeah, doesn't look like there's much rotation happening. Might just be concerned about clean sheets. Bread and butter n all that.

                                      1. Bojam
                                        • 3 Years
                                        1 month, 23 days ago

                                        Any suggestions on what to do with this lot?

                                        Martinez (Forster)
                                        Robbo, Chilwell, Coufal (Lamptey, Mitchell)
                                        Bruno, Son, Rodriguez, Grealish (Soucek)
                                        Kane, DCL, Watkins

                                        2FT; 2.6ITB

                                        Not thinking to lose Kane or Son. Probably upgrade either Mitchell or Lamptey to Dias. What do you reckon?

                                        1. UNDERWORLD7
                                          • 9 Years
                                          1 month, 23 days ago

                                          If ya happy with the rest of the team then upgrading Mitchell could prove wise, certainly consider a City defender, seems the best route to take right now for their next three at least. Then can always move on Kane or Son if City look electric next game perhaps.
                                          Barring that, maybe a Rodriguez upgrade but I’d be inclined to keep maybe for his next match.

                                          1. Bojam
                                            • 3 Years
                                            1 month, 23 days ago

                                            Cheers - that's really helpful. Was thinking to give City another game to impress in attack before possibly bringing one in for Fulham. And yeah - Rodriguez definitely on the ditch list but Leeds at home could be an ideal fixture to haul.
                                            Not sure how to deal with Salah. Can't have them all but on current form I'd probably lean towards him over KDB/Sterling.

                                            1. UNDERWORLD7
                                              • 9 Years
                                              1 month, 23 days ago

                                              No problemo. Yeah I’m leaning towards giving them one more game before deciding, just hope I’m not being too clever there but as shown, can only go off what we’re seeing, and that right now is not a hot city playing.
                                              You’re right, Leeds at home, could be goals in that for both sides. Still certainly lean towards Salah over KDB/Sterling, just need to keep in the know when Salah’s return is.

                          2. HMC
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            if you're set on keeping brewster then i would upgrade Soucek
                            no good having 3.3m itb when you're ranked 2.5m
                            to make ground I would lose at least one spurs.
                            Rashford to Kdb or Kane to Vardy could work
                            Salah can wait til gw12 and perfect Bruno swap when they face City

                            1. UNDERWORLD7
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              Cheers man. Very true, it’s just a case of wether I upgrade a bench player in Brewster, or use the money to capitalise on a City asset or Vardy, or even both for a hit. Salah GW 12 could be great if he’s not gonna be back anytime soon.

                        2. GREEN JUMPERS
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Should get another day to think about Zaha before he drops right?

                          1. Wild Rover
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            Probably, but stranger things have happened.

                        3. FantasyHero
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          A. Jimmy + Kane to Vardy + Jesus/Aguero for -4
                          B. Jimmy + Kane + Grealish to Vardy + Watkins + KDB

                          1. HMC
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            the fact we don't even know which one of jesus/aguero will start says it all so no for -4
                            B seems like it could just net off as breakeven
                            still prefer grealish over watkins
                            but vardy kdb have the fixtures

                        4. Ragabolly
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          Risers: Calvert-Lewin (7.9) Cresswell (5.2)

                          Fallers: El Ghazi (5.7) Stevens (5.2) Jorginho (5.1) Caballero (4.7) Sims (4.3) Stephens (4.3) Burn (4.3)

                          1. Tempestic
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 23 days ago

                            thanks

                          2. Must.Go.Faster.
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              Arise sir LCD!!
                              But know that the more goals you score, the closer you get to a dry spell. I don't make the rules

                              1. HMC
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                he has scored the same amount of goals as Man City
                                also assume you mean DCL

                                1. Must.Go.Faster.
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    Ugh, I tried to come up with a good comeback, like the lads on this site always feel like they have to do, but I failed miserably but honorably.

                                2. The Knights Template
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Bring me my jousting sticks!

                                  1. Must.Go.Faster.
                                      1 month, 23 days ago

                                      Whoops! My bad. That's your trademark line i.e. "Arise sir.."

                                      Anyway, bring me my toothpicks!

                                3. Daniel - NoFH, NoBB, NoTC, …
                                  • 11 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  So Jota didn't rise? Wow. Also we have now 3.8 defender and 4.3 midfielder

                              2. Pukki Blinders
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Seems that Rashford is on pens now again? Took one over Bruno today...

                                1. UNDERWORLD7
                                  • 9 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  I think Bruno just gave it him personally, help him out a little, he’d already scored 2 before the pen was given.

                                  1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 8 Years
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    He gave it to him because he is one of the leading goal scorers in the CL. Bruno has tweeted that.

                                    1. UNDERWORLD7
                                      • 9 Years
                                      1 month, 23 days ago

                                      Ahh ok cheers bud

                              3. fedolefan
                                • 6 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Any thoughts on if next Neco Williams is likely to start?

                                1. fedolefan
                                  • 6 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Well current Neco Williams will also do.

                                2. Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Can’t see it happening. Phillips most likely of the 4.0 Pool defence imo

                                3. Hazz
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  - Milner relied on to deputise vs LEI.
                                  - Milner gets two assists.
                                  - Liverpool keep a CS.

                                  You have to first convince me that these aren't all points in Milner's favour.

                                4. HMC
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  can't see Milner playing midweek
                                  Phillips not in champions league squad but Rhys Williams is - hopefully he's recovered from injury and plays midweek
                                  Would expect Milner to keep his RB spot at the weekend
                                  Then again Robbo could be rested midweek for Tsimikas which would the most sense coming off international break

                                5. E25
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 5 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  See what team plays tomorrow and you can make a better guess.

                              4. Sz21
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 9 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                1. Barkley-> Jota. 2.6m ITB. Captain Bruno and hope for the best.
                                2. Barkley + Jimenez-> Sterling (c) + Bamford (Exact cash).

                                McCarthy.
                                Cancelo, Chilwell, Justin.
                                Barkley, Fernandes, Son, Grealish.
                                Kane, Jimenez, DCL.
                                Button, Ayling, Bissouma, Mitchell.
                                1ft, 3.3m ITB. WC in hand.

                                1. The Knights Template
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Can you just get Jimenez to Vardy?

                                  1. Sz21
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 9 Years
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    Yes but then stuck with Barkley who is out for 2 weeks at least it seems. Also it restricts moves later I think when I want Salah/KDB/Sterling.

                                    1. The Knights Template
                                      • 7 Years
                                      1 month, 23 days ago

                                      Ahh didnt realise Barkley out. Prefer option 2 in that case.

                              5. Bojam
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Any suggestions on priority moves here?

                                Martinez (Forster)
                                Robbo, Chilwell, Coufal (Lamptey, Mitchell)
                                Bruno, Son, Rodriguez, Grealish (Soucek)
                                Kane, DCL, Watkins

                                2FT; 2.6ITB

                                Not thinking to lose Kane or Son (yet). Probably upgrade either Mitchell or Lamptey to Dias this week. Would leave 1FT and some money ITB.

                              6. hshepherd
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Which option looks best to you over the next two weeks?

                                A) Watkins (whu, NEW) Son (che, ARS)
                                B) Vardy (FUL, shu) Jota (bha, WOL) -4 points
                                C) Watkins (whu, NEW) Jota (bha, WOL)

                                1. Bojam
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Think I'd go A. Might be slightly biased since they're both in my team. But Watkins has the fixtures and Son has form.
                                  The -4 puts me off B. And I'd take Son over Jota so not C.

                              7. RIDZ
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Is it too much if I do Zaha to Jota while I already have Salah?

                                Because I just don't have any idea for 7.0 mid bracket and I also have Grealish.

                                1. Bojam
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  No. The double up could work well. With caveats about Jota not being a nailed on starter. Can still deliver points off the bench though.

                              8. OBAMA
                                • 6 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                are people sold on kdb then? I haven't seen much to be sold on to be frank

                                1. UNDERWORLD7
                                  • 9 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  We could all be eating humble pie if he brings a haul next game before everyone then swoops on him, but I still think holding off until he shows something could prove sensible coz like ya say I’m not seeing anything that makes me think an explosion may be imminent

                                  1. Bojam
                                    • 3 Years
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    Totally agree with this.

                                2. joey
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  I bought him in for Salah last week and regret it a little as Man City have looked pretty poor, a bit of a panic move on my part which has been typical of my season. At the same time he has the ability to rack up regular points and I'm hoping having Sterling and Aguero back for this upcoming run of fixtures will help, and maybe a bit of a bounce back. I saw most of the Spurs game and he was their main threat by a distance, could easily have had a goal and assist on another day.

                              9. Disturbed
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 7 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Who would you take out this gw - Kane or ziyech? Also have son.

                                1. OBAMA
                                  • 6 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  for who

                                  1. Disturbed
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 7 Years
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    Options are

                                    A. Kane zaha > kdb Watkins
                                    B. Ziyech zaha > kdb soucek

                                    1. OBAMA
                                      • 6 Years
                                      1 month, 23 days ago

                                      i dont really like either

                                      1. Disturbed
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 7 Years
                                        1 month, 23 days ago

                                        Not a kdb fan at the moment? His next few fixtures are gold and can see city turning it around soon.

                                2. Camino Aleatorio
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  I don’t think Spurs vs Lions will be 0-0, 1-0, or 0-1....

                                  In a 2-2, 2-1, or 1-2 game, there is goal threat for both Kane and Ziyech

                              10. OBAMA
                                • 6 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                ziyech & zaha -> kdb + jota?

                                1. OBAMA
                                  • 6 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  @disturbed

                                  1. Disturbed
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 7 Years
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    Nah only have 5.3m for a mid

                                2. Stupendous
                                  • 8 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  If you must sell Ziyech sure.

                                  I'm keeping I think

                                3. TorresMagic™
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • Has Moderation Rights
                                  • 11 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Needs to rob the bank.

                              11. Stupendous
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Kev with a rest now ahead of the weekend...

                                I wasn't that tempted but now I might well be.

                              12. DavidSilva
                                • 11 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Sitting 220k contemplating WC

                                WC this...
                                Martinez McCarthy
                                Lamptey Mitchell KWP Chilwell Justin
                                Son Fernandes Fornals Grealish Bissouma
                                Kane DCL Wilson

                                Or Kane Fernandes to Vardy Sterling - 4

                                1. OBAMA
                                  • 6 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  i'm thinking bruno as a captain option - i deffo wouldnt be taking a hit to take him out

                                  1. DavidSilva
                                    • 11 Years
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    Hmm now I'm thinking if it's worth upgrading Wilson with 3.1 itb

                                    1. DavidSilva
                                      • 11 Years
                                      1 month, 23 days ago

                                      Or a defender

                              13. Lignja
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                A. Kane, Rodriguez
                                B. Kane, Vardy - 4
                                C. Sterling, Vardy - 4

                                Who do u think score most of this combinations in next few?

                                1. HMC
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  C

                                2. Flair
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  C

                              14. Stupendous
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Zaha to Torres for free?

                                1. BenDavies
                                  • 8 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  no, not guaranteed starts

                              15. E25
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Any suggestions this this WC?

                                McCarthy
                                Robertson Cancelo Konsa
                                Salah Bruno Grealish Jota
                                Vardy Wilson DCL

                                Forster Taylor Bissouma Douglas
                                0 ITB

                              16. Sz21
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 9 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                1. Barkley-> Jota. 2.6m ITB. Captain Bruno and hope for the best.
                                2. Barkley + Jimenez-> Sterling (c) + Bamford (Exact cash).
                                3. Kane -> Vardy (c) + Barkley -> Jota (-4).

                                McCarthy.
                                Cancelo, Chilwell, Justin.
                                Barkley, Fernandes, Son, Grealish.
                                Kane, Jimenez, DCL.
                                Button, Ayling, Bissouma, Mitchell.
                                1ft, 3.3m ITB. WC in hand.

                                1. DavidSilva
                                  • 11 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  3

                              17. Flair
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                FPL is so scary w/o owning Bruno.

                                1. BenDavies
                                  • 8 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  time to own him then

                                2. Holmes
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Then get him 😉

                                  1. Flair
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    I wish I could!

                                3. The Knights Template
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 23 days ago

                                  Imagine how scary it'd be not captaining Vardy

                                  1. Flair
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    That's locked in!

                              18. Jinswick
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 23 days ago

                                Thoughts on this WC? Would likely rotate benching Bellerin/James/Soucek.

                                McCarthy, 4.0
                                Robbo, Cancelo, Bellerin, James, 3.8
                                KDB, Bruno, Son, Soucek, 4.4
                                Vardy, DCL, Bamford

                                1. OleBall
                                    1 month, 23 days ago

                                    Salahless

                                    1. UNDERWORLD7
                                      • 9 Years
                                      1 month, 23 days ago

                                      Aint he out for a bit though?

                                      1. OleBall
                                          1 month, 23 days ago

                                          Available this weekend isn't he? could be wrong

                                    2. Holmes
                                      • 7 Years
                                      1 month, 23 days ago

                                      Looks fine