Scout Notes

Wilson boasting form and fixtures ahead of Calvert-Lewin’s tough schedule

Crystal Palace 0-2 Newcastle

  • Goals: Callum Wilson (£6.5m), Joelinton (£5.7m)
  • Assists: Joelinton, Wilson
  • Bonus points: Wilson x3, Joelinton x2, Karl Darlow x1 (£5.0m)

WILSON!!

Callum Wilson‘s (£6.5m) ruthless finishing helped him pass another audition for Newcastle’s favourable fixtures in a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on Friday evening.

The former Bournemouth forward contributed a late goal and assist, his ninth and tenth attacking returns of the campaign, ahead of facing all three newly-promoted sides in the next four Gameweeks.

Wilson’s third double-figure haul since Gameweek 4 is the most of any Fantasy Premier League forward in that time (at the time of writing) and takes his points per game in 2020/21 to a healthy 7.5.

The fact that he came out of Gameweek 10’s opening fixture with 12 points highlights how efficient Wilson has been this season.

With no player on the Selhurst Park pitch playing more than two key passes each Friday’s evening entertainment was short on clearcut creativity.

In fact, Wilson had largely played second-fiddle to strike-partner Joelinton (£5.7m) in terms of attempts on goal, waiting the nearly the whole game before a clear chance came his way.

Not for the first time this season, the moment it arrived, after good link-up with Joelinton, Wilson stuck the ball under Vicente Guaita (£5.0m) and into the back of the net.

“We’ve got a goalscorer. When he gets through we’re all saying ‘goal’. He’s had a really, really good start and him and Joe today were a handful for any defence.” – Steve Bruce

“Wilson is a goalscorer. The way he is as a boy, a team player, I’m delighted for him. Him and Joe(linton) today were a handful.” – Steve Bruce

Considering Wilson continues to prove he does not require constant service to deliver big FPL hauls, the fact that Aston Villa (away), West Bromwich Albion (home), Leeds (away) and Fulham (home) are his next four opponents is encouraging indeed.

And if Steve Bruce can get Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.3m) back to full fitness, that can only boost Newcastle’s number 13 in terms of goal threat.

“Allan Saint-Maximin had a calf injury and we will see how bad he is over the next couple of days.” – Steve Bruce

With Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.9m) experiencing a toughening fixture-turn in Gameweek 12, Wilson has already put himself top of the list of potential replacements for the highly-owned Everton forward.

SCHLUPP-FRONT

Crystal Palace have now blanked in both matches played without Wilfried Zaha (£7.3m) this season.

The Ivory Coast international’s importance to the Eagles is well-documented but it was laid bare once again as they struggled to offer much threat against Newcastle, who managed only their second clean sheet since Gameweek 1 on Friday night.

“All those people who claim we are unable to win without Zaha, it’s another notch in the belt for. I would be very frustrated if I was another of the outfield players, and unfortunately, we cannot deny the fact. He wasn’t able to play, and somewhere along the line we have to accept that he can’t get us out of a hole every game.” – Roy Hodgson

Roy Hodgson’s latest solution to Zaha’s absence was to deploy Jeffrey Schlupp (£5.4m) up-front alongside Jordan Ayew (£5.7m), having tested him there during pre-season.

While Crystal Palace were predictably flat, with the possible exception of Eberechi Eze (£5.8m), it must be said that their best chance of the game fell to Schlupp.

During the first half, the former Leicester City man was played through on goal by a woeful wayward ball by Wilson. He bore down on Karl Darlow (£5.0m) by shrugging off the defensive pressure of Federico Fernández (£4.9m) forcing an impressive save to stop a certain goal.

“We know what Jeffrey Schlupp can do. We know his quality. He’s had a lot of absences due to injury but we know that when he’s fit, we’ve got a quality player. He had good threat tonight but we did not do enough to provide him with ammunition.” – Roy Hodgson

Even though Schlupp’s role in Friday’s defeat triggered the out-of-position klaxon he has plenty of work to do to convince Fantasy managers he is worth taking a punt on.

Zaha is likely to be fighting for a start against West Bromwich Albion in Gameweek 11 and could well replace him in the Palace XI. However, based on what we saw of Schlupp against Newcastle, if Hodgson were to take Ayew out of the team to facilitate Zaha’s return, then his Fantasy credentials will carry much more weight.

DISTAL PALACE

Conceding two goals against Newcastle on Friday night, Crystal Palace defenders continue to highlight how unreliable they are this season.

Previously a side Fantasy managers could rely on for clean sheets, Hodgson’s men have been anything but airtight in 2020/21.

They are still without a clean sheet since their Gameweek 1 win over Southampton, which was their only shut-out across their last 18 Premier League games.

Hodgson did make some changes from the defeat at Burnley, recalling Gary Cahill (£4.5m) to play alongside Scott Dann (£4.4m) at centre-back, pushing Cheikhou Kouyaté (£5.0m) back into central midfield at the expense of Jairo Riedewald (£4.4m).

Despite marginally controlling possession, Palace lost the shot count and, crucially, lapsed in concentration twice in the closing stages, not for the first time this season. Owners of their defenders will remember losing clean sheets late on against Brighton (Gameweek 5), Fulham (Gameweek 6) and now Newcastle.

“We let in two goals today, one in 86th minute and another in stoppage time. I don’t know that the performance would suggest we weren’t capable of keeping a clean sheet. I think most people would have thought we were heading for a 0-0. My major concern is that the two games where we’ve been dominant we haven’t looked like scoring.” – Roy Hodgson

Such a display probably ends any long-term interest in Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) considering next weekend’s trip to West Bromwich Albion is followed by games against Spurs (home), West Ham (away) and Liverpool (home).

The left-back remains a willing participant in Palace’s attacks, going close to assisting Michy Batshuayi (£5.8m) on Friday night but paying £5.4m for a defender who cannot keep clean sheets is probably too much to ask in this case.

Crystal Palace XI (4-4-2): Guaita; van Aanholt, Dann, Cahill, Clyne; Eze, McArthur (Batshuayi 82′), Kouyaté, Townsend (Riedewald 67′); Schlupp, Ayew (Benteke 66′).

Newcastle United XI (4-4-2): Darlow; Lewis, Clark, Fernández, Manquillo; Almirón (Ritchie 68′), S Longstaff, Shelvey, Hendrick; Wilson, Joelinton (Schär 90+3′).

Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 10

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497 Comments Post a Comment
  1. dshv
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Sterling(c) here... hope to be differential guys... GL to all

    1. Vazza
        3 months, 6 days ago

        It’s brave but could pay off handsomely

      • bigwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        I considered it but didn't have the minerals. Hope it pays off for you as woul dbe nice to get some points out of him!

      • DA Minnion
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        My God I hope you're right.

      • Plant Based Footballer
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Now you know.

    2. Vazza
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Bruno => Salah
        Bellerin/Zouma => Coufal/Targett

        Ahead of GW12

        Any thoughts please?

        1. The Knights Template
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Yes

        2. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Big yes

        3. Puntillimon
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Yes

        4. Vazza
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Thanks guys

            Lose Bellerin or Zouma

            Buy Coufal or Targett?

            1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Bellerin
              Coufal

          • circusmonkey
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Why sell Zouma?

        5. JBG
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          One of my ML rivals brought in Mane on WC last GW and now brought in Salah for him(before Digne got injured, who he also had) before even knowing that Mane most likely won't start. So a Salah hattrick incoming for him.

          1. Jdpz
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 6 days ago

            in my ML too xD

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

            Have Salah and most in my ML not, they have Jota. So guess Jota will haul and Salah blank

            1. Puntillimon
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              No offence to you, but I hope your prediction is true

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

                Most in my ML too

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

            Maybe he predicted Mane would be out? It was fairly obvious

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

              Nah, he's not that kind of FPL player XD. When I asked him why he did it, he had no real response and had no idea about Mane most likely being rested, he just brought in Salah, cause it's Salah.

        6. kime67
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Its probably mane who will suffer from jota arrival? cant see salah being benched

          1. Puntillimon
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            It’s prob the opponents who will suffer. Can see them switching to 4231 firmino CAM

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

            They've started all 3 together and they'll all rotate a bit but I son't believe Salah is any more important to that team than Mane and isn't less prone to a rest, particularly over Xmas

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

              It does not work at all. They look awful playing like that. I think Salah was unnecessarily rushed into the team he looked horrible vs Atalanta. This bug is no flu and it changes your body even if you don't realise it and one thing I have noticed he was sweating a lot on the line-up even before the game started. Irresponsible to say the least.

        7. Jdpz
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Kane to Aguero?

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

            Considering if he and city proves to pick up form this week

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

            take some drugs or something, anything to calm yourself down

          3. Jamb0
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Watch him play first surely

          4. St Pauli Walnuts
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Read some recent Pep interviews, he is easing him back in gently. Don't expect too many minutes for a while.

        8. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Big performance from your today Lewis Dunk!

        9. Puntillimon
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Went from Bruno capt to kdb capt after news that pope will be out.. wonder how aguero will be feeling with Maradona’s passing, since he’s the son-in-law. May be out as a result?

          1. jimmyabs1987
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Imagine young Benjamin Aguero Maradona saying my dad is Aguero and grandad Maradona haha!

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

              What a weight to carry throughout life, uh?..

        10. Vazza
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Dear Mr Salah

            I hope you are well.

            I appreciate your eagerness to score goals but as a non-owner of your services, I should be grateful if you would let your team mates, particularly Mr Jota, to score goals against Brighton and Wolves in the upcoming fixtures.

            Rest assured, I will be acquiring your services ahead of the Fulham fixture and would appreciate if you could save all your goals for that game.

            Kind regards
            Vazza

            1. Puntillimon
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Here here

              1. Vazza
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  It’s just a humble request, no harm in trying is there

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

                    I need to send a counter-letter now. Will get writing

                • Bennerman
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  Where where?

              2. Holmes
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                This message will be delivered by next Sunday. Sorry for the inconvenience.

              3. St Pauli Walnuts
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Amen

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

              I have no man city players, gulp

              1. Olson
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Don't worry, it's an extended run of great games. Everyone was taking in GW9 like there was no point in waiting until GW10 and sure enough they were total dog dirt v spurs. Just chill and take in a week. I'm sure you own decent players, they'll cover you well enough

                Perhaps come this evening it'll be everyone else wondering if their investments really represent value for money and circle captain options

                If they haul then just jump on

                1. Houldsworth Hatter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  Great post.

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

                  cheers olson needed that

                3. Punty McPuntface
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  Nice post this.

                  Reminds me of the great 'Ziyech is essential' movement of last week.

                4. RamaJama
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  Could well happen

              2. Gimli son of Gloin
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                I wouldn't worry too much, Burnley will be a tough-ish game with City playing a tad short of the intensity they've had in the past. 2-0, 2-1.. something like that. The players you have in their stead may score as well or better.

            3. Arteta
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Can Diogo and Andy together cover Mo? I bloody hope so!

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

                What I'm hoping for as well.

            4. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Wilson performed well in an audition for the good run of fixtures.

              Piss off, that wasnt an audition, it was the start of the good run. Be honest with everyone, the best time to get Wilson was last week.

              1. Olson
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Just covering themselves for being ten weeks too late to give any column inches to the budget striker that's 0.5-1.4m cheaper than DCL (depending on when you invested in DCL)

              2. DA Minnion
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                I had him last week. Don't this.

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

                Annoyed with myself for not bringing him in on WC this GW over Bamford. But Leeds haven't played yet so only time will tell.

                1. Olson
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  Bamford looks a pretty fair option though. He's certainly a hell of a lot more fun to watch than wilson for newcastle, trust me. I'd be far more concerned if I'd gone for Watkins over Wilson

                  Of the 4 budgets I favor wilson though. Much cheaper than DCL and offers one more viable direct transfer below him if injury strikes than do BamBam and Watkins

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

                    Yeah I know what you mean, basically why I brought in Bamford. Also, ASM was out for this GW so thought Wilson won't get any real assistance in attack.
                    But might bring him in for DCL.

              4. Gimli son of Gloin
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Don't think I can talk myself into getting a Newcastle player having watched them play. Sad team to watch.

            5. DA Minnion
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              How difficult could it be Raheem.You get the ball and you kick it into the net.Just in case he's on here.

              1. Houldsworth Hatter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                He’s always struggled from about 1 yard out in fairness.

                1. DA Minnion
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  If he could only get the ball a bit closer. Might happen then.

              2. St Pauli Walnuts
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                He often does the hard things well and the simple things badly unfortunately.

            6. Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              1FT. Is Kane -> Vardy the best move ladies and gents?

              Martinez
              Coufal Chilwell Kilman
              Grealish Son Bruno Salah
              Bamford Kane DCL

              Steer Dallas Bissouma Lamptey

              1. DA Minnion
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                It was yesterday.

                1. Little Red Lacazette
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  Haa, didn't want to do a -4 yesterday.

                  1. DA Minnion
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 6 days ago

                    Honestly don't think I'd do it now. See how they both get on this week.

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

                      Why 'honestly'?

                      1. Indpush
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        Because he wanted to be clear at this time he isn't lying? "Honestly" and "To be honest" are so overused and often when they really don't belong in a sentece. Honestly.

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

                          Agreed. I absolutely hate it as a pointless turn of phrase currently in vogue

                          1. Indpush
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 6 days ago

                            I try to laugh at it and tease others who use it all the time. It becomes a habit and really sounds a bit stupid (No offense to Da). Then again I can't stand the term "brilliant" either. Everything is brilliant, thus nothing really is unless of course it really is but those moments are rare. There is a reason for that. The clue is in the word.

                      2. The Knights Template
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        It is the best policy.

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

                          Well this is true and what I would expect of a knight if the realm.
                          But bit just starting a sentence that doesn't need it

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

              Went Son to Sterling
              Have no kdb no Bruno no Salah

              And my OR is 140k so not chasing

              Don't know if I am smart or stupid

              1. Houldsworth Hatter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                You’ll find out post game week. There is no right and wrong and your rank speaks for itself thus far. Trust your judgement.

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

                  Makes me feel better no matter the outcome

                  Thanks lad 🙂

              2. Holmes
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                You atleast know what you are doing...

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

                  Not sure haha

              3. DA Minnion
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Why are you not chasing.

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

                  Cause its too early in the season to take risks, lots in front of me will drop so consistency is the key

              4. Little Red Lacazette
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                You should be chasing for top 10k for now.

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

                  As I said above I think its too early but yes top 10k is very tempting

              5. Pep bites Kun
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                There's a very fine line between both. It's called luck 😉

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

                  I'll take that 😉

            8. Vazza
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Pick one of each category please

                A. Bellerin
                B. Zouma

                1. Konsa
                2. Targett
                3. Coufal
                4. Lamptey
                5. Dallas
                6. Ayling

                1. Houldsworth Hatter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  B3

                2. djoker_nole
                    3 months, 6 days ago

                    Bellerin Dallas

                  • JBG
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 6 days ago

                    B1

                  • Pep bites Kun
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 6 days ago

                    B3

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

                  What do we think about aston villa ? good fixtures on paper coming up but very hard to get a grip on them. Have grealish and watkins and unsure wether to keep them.

                  1. Holmes
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 6 days ago

                    Getting rid of Grealish soon as I dont feel fixtures are good for attacking return.

                    Sticking with Targett and Martinez for now.

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

                    I would get rid of watkins for Wilson or Bamford
                    I would keep Grealish.
                    Double attack in a mid table team is too much imo

                  3. Olson
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 6 days ago

                    My concern about Watkins is that Villa has outperformed what can be expected of the goal return of any team outside the top 6 averaged over a season by 100%. Watkins has by far the worst goal involvement of any budget. These two may obviously be connected, but when villa regress (as is already happening) he needs to maintain the absolute number of returns to be viable. If his goal involvement remains the same his returns will be rubbish

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

                    watkins > bamford/wilson is what I'm looking at and maybe grealish>jota ahead of fulham

                    1. Olson
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 6 days ago

                      I would be looking at the same. His performance this week should probably help decide

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

                        yeah they need to impress me which I dont think they will tbh

                  5. Jamb0
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 6 days ago

                    Keeping Grealish.. Martinez is a hold too... not keen on any more than that

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

                    Got Watkins and will move him on after fixtures dry up around GW15. Grealish without set pieces or pens is not particularly appealing.

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

                      grealish>jota will be hard to resist if jota continues his form ahead of fulham

                  7. Vazza
                      3 months, 6 days ago

                      Bringing in Targett or Konsa, it’s part of a long term strategy

                  8. Shark Team
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 6 days ago

                    I have all my players included in just 4 games this gw

                  9. Vazza
                      3 months, 6 days ago

                      Pick one of each category please

                      A. Bellerin
                      B. Zouma

                      1. Konsa
                      2. Targett
                      3. Coufal
                      4. Lamptey
                      5. Dallas
                      6. Ayling.

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

                        B4

                      2. Holmes
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        A3

                      3. Starskyb
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        3 months, 4 days ago

                        I like B4

                    • waltzingmatildas
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 6 days ago

                      Guess we'll know if these Mané benching rumours are true soon. Saw a really good video with one of the guys from The Athletic suggesting 4 up front might be more realistic than I thought, especially with those midfield injuries.
                      Fingers crossed we see all 4!

                      1. The Knights Template
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        Put Robbo up there as well.

                        1. waltzingmatildas
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          3 months, 6 days ago

                          Ha, why not!

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

                        Fascinating. There is a scenario where points spread and Jota pushes both mane and Salah below the threshold of returns that is acceptable for a 12m

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

                          Yeah. Really fascinating

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

                          Totally possible. Have Mané and jota so hedging my bets slightly

                    • Dynamic Duos
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 6 days ago

                      Rate my draft team, Wilson already on 12

                      Schmeichel
                      Dias Targett Coufal
                      Hames Bruno Son Barnes Torres
                      Wilson Watkins

                      Patricio Barnes Saiss Dier

                      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        Need one or two more big hitters.

                      2. Jamb0
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        You would need a differential captain every week... not keen on that myself

                      3. Dynamic Duos
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        Draft lads

                      4. NETFLIX & CHILWELL
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        Struggling to understand where any of the money has gone.

                        With two forwards like that and those three defenders, you'd want Salah, Bruno and KDB in the team.

                      5. MikeS
                        • 6 Years
                        3 months, 4 days ago

                        6.5/10

                        1. Starskyb
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          3 months, 4 days ago

                          Bench is too good - especially keepers.

                          I'd scrimp on them and put money into big hitters - Torres to KDB ideally!

                    • That Posh Bloke
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 6 days ago

                      I’m think of playing my free hit to get 3 City attackers in v Fulham. Wise?

                      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        Isn't that too late?

                        1. That Posh Bloke
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 6 days ago

                          They Burnley this weekend and Fulham next

                        2. Original - Wolves Ay We
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 6 days ago

                          Oh of course, they play next week. I would keep the free hit for later.

                          1. Original - Wolves Ay We
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 6 days ago

                            Take a hit to get in KDB and/or Sterling

                            1. That Posh Bloke
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 6 days ago

                              Would have to take a lot of hits to get either in, mate.

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

                        will be better weeks to play FH

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

                        Unwise in my opinion, but it's a conventional opinion that says save it for double gameweeks. But actually, that rarely seems to come off. So maybe you're right. If you're feeling it, go for it. Though I guess see what happens this afternoon

                        1. That Posh Bloke
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 6 days ago

                          It’ll be case of all or nothing, dunno if I can risk no City for that game

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

                            Good enough for the Small Faces, good enough for anyone

                          2. F_Ivanovic
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 6 days ago

                            You do realize they also play West Brom at Home in 2 more weeks and generally have great fixtures all the way until GW22? How are you going to get them in for those fixtures if you can't take a hit now for one? May as well get the hit over and done with and learn from the mistake of poor planning. Or just decide to go without and take the risk.

                      4. Holmes
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        I am sure -8 can solve the problem

                        1. Holmes
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 6 days ago

                          unless you have already taken hits 😛

                    • Vazza
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        Regardless of the outcome, selling Jimenez and JamesR to Vardy and Jota for a 4pt hit this week was gold dust !

                      • Pinky Blinders
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        I brought in Telles. I have a Man United defender for the first time in two years when I started with De Gea, which admittedly didn’t end well for either of us. But this man’s accuracy with his left foot is not something I’ve seen very often before. Anyone else rate him?

                      • Saturday 3pm Fever
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        3 months, 6 days ago

                        Anyone know of an updated set of fixtures for downloading to Excel or similer?

                      • Starskyb
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        3 months, 5 days ago

                        In terms of possible Calvert-lewin replacements, I'm watching MOTD and Danny Wellbeck passes the eye test in terms of Brighton involvement. Anyone else think he could prove good value and save cash for upgrades?

                        1. MikeS
                          • 6 Years
                          3 months, 4 days ago

                          Wilson the replacement

                      • Starskyb
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        3 months, 4 days ago

                        Kane --> Wilson
                        Ziech --> Salah

                        Worth it? I've got 2 FT

                        1. MikeS
                          • 6 Years
                          3 months, 4 days ago

                          Kane will score against arsenal, we're crap

                      • MikeS
                        • 6 Years
                        3 months, 4 days ago

                        Rodriguez to:

                        A. Bruno
                        B. Kdb
                        C. Mahrez?

                        1. Starskyb
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          3 months, 4 days ago

                          As of yesterday, KDB has form and fixtures!

                      • JAYPEE
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 4 days ago

                        Made a big mistake two weeks ago when I transferred Son to Ziyech. Now I’m doing Ziyech & James Rodriguez to KDB and Ward-Prowse for a -4.