Scout Notes

Jota continues relentless form as Klopp manages Salah’s minutes

BRIGHTON 1-1 LIVERPOOL

  • Goals: Pascal Groß (£5.8m) | Diogo Jota (£6.8m)
  • Assists: Danny Welbeck (£5.5m) | Mohamed Salah (£12.2m)
  • Bonus points: Gross x3, Jota x2, Lewis Dunk x1 (£4.8m)

JOT THAT DOWN

A Pascal Groß (£5.8m) stoppage-time penalty denied Liverpool a victory and left owners of Andrew Robertson (£7.2m) rueing the late VAR decisions in Gameweek 10.

But Diogo Jota (£6.8m) continued his fantastic scoring record with a 60th minute goal – the ninth since his £40m summer move from Wolves. It came from Liverpool’s left-hand side, as Robertson setting up Mohamed Salah’s (£12.2m) one-touch pass to Jota, who managed to wriggle through the defence to hit a low right-footed shot into the corner.

Such success has seen Jota’s ownership rise to 22% and this strike certainly won’t slow down the race to grab the league’s most in-form player. Initially perceived as a back-up option, Jota is making himself undroppable and faces Fulham in Gameweek 12.

In a match of two penalties and two disallowed goals, both Salah and substitute Sadio Mané (£12.1m) were victims of the latter. The Egyptian star was ditched by 1.4 million FPL managers when his positive coronavirus (COVID-19) tests ruled him out of last Sunday’s 3-0 win over Leicester. 

Owners who risked that Salah would only miss one match were delighted to see him play in midweek and again here, hoping to add to his record of five goals and three assists against Brighton.

“I can explain it one last time: in this period we are now in, five subs is not for tactical changes. And if ever one coach has the luck to use it for tactical changes that would be the exception. If we would have had five subs today then Andy Robertson I would have taken off, 100 per cent; I had Kostas Tsimikas on the bench, so he can play 15/20 minutes.” – Jurgen Klopp

A couple of early opportunities did arrive for Salah. Firstly, Jota was released down the flank in the opening minute and almost provided a tap-in for his team mate, were it not for a defender getting there first. Two minutes later, Fabinho’s (£5.4m) long pass put Salah through on goal but his left-footed shot went wide.

However, when he converted a similar one-on-one, VAR ruled he was offside and that his calm finish past Mat Ryan (£4.5m) would not count. That was it for Salah, as the assist for Jota put him on six points – substituted off for Mané with a clean sheet point secured.

Salah was furious at being replaced but Mané, rested as part of Jurgen Klopp’s decision to carefully manage an injury-ravaged squad, perhaps a sign of an explosive score on the horizon.

Jota’s hot streak has coincided with Mané’s relative drought, scoring just once from his previous eight games in all competitions. He headed home a Robertson free kick in the 84th minute but VAR again deemed it offside.

ROBBO ROBBED?

It looked set to be a comfortable Liverpool victory, as the champions improved since the half-time introduction of captain Jordan Henderson (£5.4m). With a vocal leader on the pitch, they were able to nullify the threat of Brighton better than they had done previously.

Yet a late attack led to Robertson kicking the boot of Danny Welbeck (£5.5m) and the awarding of the Seagulls’ second penalty – this time successfully converted by Gross.

“Football is played by human beings, there’s going to be some mistakes and errors, including from the officials. We will be on the wrong end of them sometimes, but we will also be on the right end of them. We’ve got to accept that VAR is here and try and support it as best we can and not get too carried away with decisions because they’re nothing we can control.” – Graham Potter

This equaliser prevented the patched-up Liverpool defence from keeping their sixth clean sheet in the nine games since Virgil van Dijk’s (£6.3m) ACL injury against Everton. After hosting Wolves in Gameweek 11, encouraging fixtures against Fulham (away), Crystal Palace (away), West Brom (home) and Newcastle (away) will tempt many to return to Klopp’s back line, especially once Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.2m) returns from his calf injury.

NEAL’D IT

Brighton’s upcoming games are mixed – Southampton (home), Leicester (away), Fulham (away), Sheffield United (home) and West Ham (away). Those with Neal Maupay (£6.3m) might be wondering if he’ll ever score again. Without a goal since his spree between Gameweeks 2 and 4, disciplinary problems saw him dropped for the recent visit to Tottenham and the former Brentford man missed Brighton’s first penalty of the day.

His spot kick was given in the 19th minute, in a period where Aaron Connolly (£5.3m) was a constant menace to Liverpool’s inexperienced defence. Shortly before, he was put through on goal by Maupay’s defence-splitting pass but put his shot off-target. Then Connolly was fouled by Neco Williams (£3.9m), before Maupay put the eventual penalty wide. The Frenchman compounded his misery by limping off with a hamstring problem minutes later.

Injuries are everywhere right now, with Liverpool’s known troubles almost worsened when versatile James Milner (£5.3m) was in pain. Against his former club, substitute Adam Lallana (£6.2m) only lasted eight minutes for Brighton before he himself was replaced due to injury.

Head coach Graham Potter will be pleased with a point, especially as it was gained without suspended right-back Tariq Lamptey (£4.8m). His sending off against Aston Villa deprived the Seagulls of a huge attacking threat – second to Robertson in penalty box touches of defenders.

He is part of a Brighton defence that only has two clean sheets, despite heading into Gameweek 10 with fewer shots conceded than everyone else bar Man City, who have played one fewer match. Between them, goalkeepers Ryan and Robert Sanchez (£4.4m) had only made 13 saves, with Ryan adding one more here.

So their solid defence isn’t letting many shots through, yet those that do are often goals. Owners of Lamptey will hope that this peculiar rate sorts itself out over their upcoming fixtures, enabling him to bring in returns at both ends of the field.

BRIGHTON XI (3-5-2): Ryan; Dunk, Webster, White; Veltman, Gross, Bissouma, March, Connolly (Lallana 63’ (Jahanbakhsh 71’)); Maupay (Trossard 26’), Welbeck

LIVERPOOL XI (4-2-3-1): Alisson; N Williams (Henderson 46’), Fabinho, Phillips, Robertson; Milner (Jones 74’), Wijnaldum; Minamino, Jota, Salah (Mane 64’); Firmino

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1,257 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Poison Apple
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Initial thoughts. Opinions appreciated

    A. DCL to Wilson
    B. DCL to Aguero/Jesus
    C. Son to Sterling
    D. Son to Mahrez

    Current front 8
    Salah KDB Son Grealish 4.5
    DCL Bamford Watkins

    1. Garam MOSALAH
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Save FT

      1. Poison Apple
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Thanks. Its an option certainly.

    2. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Save

    3. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      DCL has burnley and you already have KDB.

      Save

  2. Garam MOSALAH
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Will you do Mane > Salah with exact funds and 2 FTs ?

    1. Puntillimon
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Prob yes

    2. komodosam
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Definitely

    3. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      I wld

    4. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Almost definitely

  3. PogBruno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Who would you get for next 6-8 GWs?

    A) Jesus
    B) Werner
    C) Bruno

    1. Garam MOSALAH
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      C

    2. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      C or A. Probably C since its quite alot of gw

    3. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      C

  4. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    How's your GW so far?

    31 points here..Up to 179k from 334k despite PVA horror show. Hopefully Bruno (sold for KDB C) won't punish me.

    1. Garam MOSALAH
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Surely you must own Wilson ? right ?

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Nope. Kane DCL Vardy frontline

    2. Puntillimon
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      31 too with kdb c, but have Bruno so not extremely worried about his haul

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Hmmmm.. different structure it seems.

        Still got Kane Son Vardy to play 🙂

    3. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Still gutted with benchings of both Mane and Sterling just when I thought I was going to have a good GW

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Hard luck matey... I'd be wary of further disappointments if I still own them

  5. Original - Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    DCL to Wilson to take advantage of the fixture swings?

    1. Puntillimon
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Sounds good

    2. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Thinking of it myself

    3. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Nope

  6. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Thinking Salah > KDB for the FUL fixture. Then bring Jota in in the future to cover pool attack. What do you think?

    1. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      There is no such thing as a cover for salah IMO

    2. Von Lipwig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      How about Mahrez for the fulham fixture?

      1. Poison Apple
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Depends on who out

    3. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Nope

  7. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    xG: West Brom (1.29) 1 : 0 (3.12) Sheffield

  8. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    At 7m, is there a better option than Jota?

    1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Probably not.

      Still putting my trust on Barkley though 🙂

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Potentially Torres.

    3. Esalman
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Nope

  9. Hi Ho Silver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 26 days ago

    A) -4 Vardy & Jorginho > Jota & Adams (+3.1 ITB to upgrade Brewster to Wilson or Watkins NGW)
    B) -4 Vardy & Jorginho > Mahrez & Adams (+1.7 ITB to upgrade Brewster to Watkins NGW)
    C) Nah.

    Team:

    Martinez
    Cahill - Zouma - Justin (mitchell +fodder)
    KDB - Salah - Grealish - Bruno - Jorginho
    Vardy - DCL (brewster)

    1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Why sell Vardy?

      Keep for SHU

      1. Hi Ho Silver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Yeah fair enough. Jota is just in red hot form right now and I can see him getting +0.2m and goals v Wolves and I just have too much non starting fodder in Brewster, Mitchell, Burr & Jorginho.

        I'll hold and make the switch the following game week.

        1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Now this is sensible. Let's wait for UCL to settle first

    2. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      C, very much nah

    3. Hi Ho Silver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 26 days ago

      *Chilwell not Cahill, sorry.

      I'll go for the switch after Sheffield. 3.1 ITB will allow me to improve defence too.

    4. Hi Ho Silver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Thanks gents for taking the time to remind me I was being a silly bugger.

  10. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Mahrez worth a punt for the Fulham game?

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      He'll probably be benched for Sterling.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Yep.

    2. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Could be. All depends on UCL lineup

  11. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    PVA - keep or sell?

    1. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Definitely on the sold list already

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        You think so? Thinking of giving him another GW

        1. Poison Apple
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Thus the sold list. If u havent u got to give him this week

  12. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Should Salah cappers be satisfied with their points? Surely 6 points is a very disappointing return?

    1. Von Lipwig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      very disappointed yeah

    2. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Very. No Mane brought high hopes.
      At least they saved a FT in gw12

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Yeah, thought so. I think I'll get KDB this week for him and move Raz out for him next GW. Just Fulham things

        1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Sounds like a very decent plan

    3. Von Lipwig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      If Vardy and Bruno don't do much it could a wash though hopefully

    4. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      6 points is a return, not much but if you go by how he did, the reasoning for cap was justified. Very close margin on offside, and had one bug chance he usually Bangs in and if jota could put a straight pass he would gave had a monster haul. And that with a below par team performance.

      1. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Big..

  13. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Ziyech + Kane > KDB + Wilson?

    Really think I need city attacking cover for next week

    1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Like the mid move but not the striker move.

      So a no from me

      1. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        sadly, need to raise cash from Kane

    2. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      For free i wld

  14. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Your worst pick of the season?

    Rodriguez here. What a sh*tty pick he has been, useless....

    1. Esalman
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      He's the classic assisting the assister kind of player.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Yesterday when he somehow managed to score that goal in first half, I was like phewww, that wait is over and then VAR happened....

        Didn't bother to watch 2nd half 😀

        1. Esalman
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          I swapped him for Richarlison, still the same thing happened lol

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Sterling. Difficult to understate how dreadful he's been for me in FPL, the worst asset I've ever had the misfortune to own. The 11.5M stinking a hole in my team week in week out has been a tragedy.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Ah, tricky position to be in. Can't get rid, atleast this week.

        I would try to get rid asap, something is wrong with his performance as well.

    3. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      PVA.

      All because RH is a clueless guy. So does guaita.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Yeah, their defense is not clicking for some reason. Wonder why Milivojevic is not playing, always thought he is important for their defense.

    4. THE KING CANTONA
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Saliba for GW1. Everyone rated him highly considering 30m transfer.

      1. colby_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        I almost had him in my GW1 team. Glad I decided to change course.

    5. Rolls-Royce
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Jimenez

    6. C_Manan
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Changed from McCarthy to Ryan when on WC

    7. bench boost for every gamew…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Not really any really bad, but more wrongdoings like move son before gw2, when i wc when my original plan was to wait for gw3, Martial was not delivering and not close to anything before that red card ended his time.

    8. fleagle1888
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      I have Rodriguez as well but I'm going to give this award to Maupay who I got on GW5 WC. The guy stinks!

    9. dansmusen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Pickford on my GW2 WC

  15. Gemma817
      1 month, 26 days ago

      This week looking alright so far, 31 pts so. Just wasn't expecting both DCL and Bamford to blank. But captain Vardy yet to play Fulham, so that's great.

      Open for suggestions for the next GW. FT: 1 ITB: 0.2m

      Ryan, 4m
      Chilwell, Justin, Lamptey, Mitchell, Dunne
      Salah, Jota, KDB, Son, Podence
      DCL, Bamford, Vardy

      If nothing, I can downgard Podence to a 4.3m and improve over Mitchell and Dunne (players who don't start). Any other suggestions? I have thinking of ways to get Dias/Robbo/TAA. I believe City and Liverpool are primed for some CS.

      1. Poison Apple
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Geting at least 2 playing subs

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Yesterday's game has started a run of 10 games in 31 days for City. Liverpool are struggling with injuries and are having to rotate everyone, with 8 matches in the next 31 days. The value of the "talisman" who plays every game has significantly increased, with the likes of Bruno, Kane, Vardy all offering a reliable 90 minutes week in week out. However the big two's fixtures are excellent so it'll be a tricky balancing act to manage.

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Hence the need to keep Kane.

        Not seeing Bruno as a 90 guy. Could be wrong though

      2. Weeb Kakashi
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Tailsman is the main reason why id want to get Auba over Sterling.

        Provided Arsenal show some form

    • Weeb Kakashi
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      37 from 5 with captain played.
      800k green arrow.

      But No Kane Son Vardy and Bruno. Need a Sofa

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Should be enough to cover any hauls. Plus 6 players being left is still good.

        1. Weeb Kakashi
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Cheers. Hoping for Rashford Jimenez to finally do something

          1. Troll hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Rashford yes 🙂

        2. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          I wouldn’t say that’s enough to cover hauls, that’s quite the plethora of big hitters being missed out on, all capable of huge hauls.

    • Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Can Jota cover Salah if you are not planning to captain Salah much over next 8-10 GWs? It's a long shot and likely to end in tears but worth trying? 😀 Allows a better team with no compromises.

      For reference, next 10 fixtures are:

      WOL, ful, TOT, cry, WBA, new, sou, BUR, MUN, tot

      ful, cry, WBA, new, BUR. These are probably the 5 games where he can hurt due to potential haul and ownership. Other than that, looks like set of low scoring games.

      Not trying to find an excuse to avoid Salah or because of Brighton game but I'm genuinely wondering if Jota can cover Salah, even if it's half of points Salah scores.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Not sure what you mean by cover in this scenario, though I do believe Jota is the best value asset in the game right now. Will you be captaining him in those plum fixtures when Salah isn't available?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Cover as in, atleast scores half of the points that Salah will score.

          Don't think I'll captain Jota as long as their are alternatives. And that's the reason I'm not sure about Salah, their are alternatives in every GW.

          Getting him is not an issue, 2-3 transfers will do the job. My main concern is whether he is worth it or not without captaincy?

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 26 days ago

            I think it's worth noting that Salah has 8G 2A in 9 PL games this season. So when he plays, he will do well. A genuine question, would you have asked this if his toenail hadn't been offside?

            However there are alternatives so you can definitely do very well without him. Bruno, Vardy, Kane etc. It's captaincy that I would be considered about because he'll be the standout option in the plum fixture Liverpool have coming up.

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 26 days ago

              GW12, GW15, maybe GW17 look like the standout weeks for Salah up until GW18..

            2. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              As I said, Brighton game has no impact on my thinking tbh. This has been on my mind since price was revealed.

              I don't really find that set of fixtures easy tbh. By easy I mean, double digit score potential.

              Maybe I'm overthinking. Will just get him and captain someone else.

      2. Weeb Kakashi
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        I feel its not about coverage in this case. If you plan to not have Salah then who are your big hitting mids and how many do you plan to have?

        I have Salah and KDB already and i am planning to add one more either Auba or Sterling. Jota is just under 7M so i do not really think if he should be seen as a coverage for Salah. Better to compare Salah with your premium assets

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Without Salah, my attack will probably look like:

          Kevin, Bruno, Son, Jota
          Dominic, Kane

          With Salah, my attack will look like:

          Salah, Kevin, Bruno, Lookman/Soucek
          Dominic, Kane

          As I mentioned above, getting him is not an issue, keeping him without captaincy feels like an issue.

          1. Weeb Kakashi
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            I get you. I just saw Salahs fixtures.

            Out of the next 8 il be captaining him for

            ful cry(maybe) WBA sou BUR new

            This is by far the best run of 5-6 games that Pool have throughout the season. Too risky going without Salah.

      3. LSK
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Jota won’t be covering Salah, he’ll be covering Jota as many others will have him, or if they don’t have him he’ll be against Grealish/Ziyech/whoever is their fourth/fifth mid. Salah will need to be covered by whoever you’re captaining instead of him.

        1. GREEN JUMPERS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Get them both. All good.

      4. All about the galacticos
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Currently have jota & kdb. Only need salah, for GW 12 and 15.
        Im keeping funds to do a switch kdb to salah in gw 12, then switch back to KDB in 13
        gw15 will choose whoever is best captain for that week.

    • Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      What midfield line is better for next gw?

      A) KDB, Ziyech, Jota, Grealish, BRUNO
      B) KDB, Ziyech, Jota, Grealish, STERLING

      1. All about the galacticos
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A, there's no guarantees with with Sterling

      2. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Probably B

        But I wouldn't use transfer to make the switch, keep whoever you have.

    • fcsaltyballs
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Martinez
      Robertson Chilwell Cancelo
      Fernandes Son JamesR Grealish Foden
      DCL Kane

      Forster Brewster Dallas Ferguson

      1 FT, 1.7 itb

      Is Fernandes >> KDB the move?? Or something else??

      Thanks

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Correction...

        Martinez
        Robertson Chilwell Cancelo
        Fernandes Son JamesR Grealish Foden
        DCL Vardy

        Forster Brewster Dallas Ferguson

        1 FT, 1.7 itb

        Is Fernandes >> KDB the move?? Or something else??

        Thanks

      2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        James to Jota

    • Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      getting salah in my team will require (like most on this site probably)

      a losing kdb or bruno
      b getting hits along the way especially when needing to get kdb back

      would you say he is essential, especially for the game v fulham? or could jota provide enough liverpool cover ?

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        oops should have read holmes post above 🙂

      2. GREEN JUMPERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Going without Bruno - not convinced he can keep up the open play returns

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          he does seem pretty essential to utd attack though

      3. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Any easy route where you can keep both and still get Salah?

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          nope. think bruno will have to make way.

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            and vardy also, but happy to replace him with wilson in a couple of gws

    • Totalfootball
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      What moves would you be making here ?

      Meslier
      Chilwell Lamptey Maguire
      KDB Bruno Jota Grealish
      Dcl Kane Vardy

      0itb
      Thanks!

      1. Totalfootball
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Subs -
        Forster Dallas riedweld 3.9

      2. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Good enough to save

    • FPL ElasticO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Which player would you transfer out to afford Salah? Got 2.0 ITB

      A. Kane & Burke
      B. Ziyech & Kane
      C. Bruno
      D. Robbo > 4.5 & upgrade Ziyech > Salah

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        D

      2. GREEN JUMPERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 26 days ago

        A

    • Chandler Bing
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Is Welbeck a viable option? Stats look quite good and he looks like the preferred striker of choice at Brighton.

      1. GREEN JUMPERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Probably not

      2. colby_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Maybe for the next four gameweeks.

      3. Murder on Zidane's Flo…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Pondered this myself for a fleeting moment. I do think the shirt is his, and he has looked a threat. Against this is his long-term mediocre record, a brittle body and very concerning injury record, and the fact he isn't on pens. So it's a definite no from me. Beg, borrow, steel, and try and find the extra mill for Wilson

    • FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      What would you do here:
      Martinez Steer
      Lamptey Chilly Coufal Mitchell Dallas
      Fernandes Grealish Son Hamez Bissouma
      Kane DCL Vardy

      0.4itb 1 FT
      Thinking Kane to Wilson & Fernandes to KDB

    • Chelsea91
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Mendy
      Robbo,Walker(C),Chilwell
      Salah,Grealish,Zaha,Ziyech
      Kane,DCL,Wilson(Vc)

      Button Romeu,Dallas,Douglas

      0ft and 0 itb

      Good to go for GW11?

      1. colby_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Bold captain choice.

        1. Chelsea91
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          I think might get cs and attacking options

    • huhhh
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Bamford is so good, shocking that he dont have a goal

      1. Rolls-Royce
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Was he unlucky not to score again? Looking to get him soon.

        1. colby_
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Was a threat for goal and assist points today, IMO.

          1. huhhh
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Yes . So wasted.

      2. Weeb Kakashi
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Bamford isnt that good. He is decent.

      3. Murder on Zidane's Flo…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Felt like a lucky non-owner last couple of weeks. Bullets dodged

    • Weeb Kakashi
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Liverpool's run starting from cry to BUR looks good for a Trent Robbo double up.

      1. Rolls-Royce
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Robbo + Salah + Jota ftw.

        1. Weeb Kakashi
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Jota will start every week you say?

          1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Seems like it

          2. Rolls-Royce
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            No reason to drop him. Just ride the wave. At 6.5 you can’t go much wrong.

            1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              6.8*

    • Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Mendy, Button
      Chilwell, Cancelo, Coufal, Justin, Targett
      KDB, Bruno, Ziyech, Grealish, Jota
      Vardy, DCL, Brewster

      1.4 in the bank, what do to here?

      1. LSK
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Save

      2. Weeb Kakashi
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Save. No pressing issues.

        1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          How to get Salah in gw12? 0.1 short of Bruno to him..

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            One downgrade does it + Bruno may rise enough.

            1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 26 days ago

              Cheers

      3. Murder on Zidane's Flo…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Definite save in my eyes. Right now that is - a lot of football to go before next deadline! Touch wood the injury gods are kind.

      4. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Thanks all!

    • ivantys
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Nice fpl. Jimmy dropped again while players like Hames never drops.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          He's on -98.9

          1. ivantys
              1 month, 26 days ago

              Was on there for like 2 weeks. He was on over 40% ownership yet dropped only 0.1 after losing more than 12%. Prejudice at its best.

          2. bench boost for every gamew…
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            They set james too low that is why. Jimenez was more correctly priced, not aayibg its correctly but it kind of explains why.

            1. ivantys
                1 month, 26 days ago

                He's the only one that went over -250% and always adjusted back to -90+%. It seemed like the fpl towers always adjusted him somehow. The starting price shouldn't have mattered, it's the ownership that affects the prices and he dropped way over 12% and kept staying at 7.9