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′).

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497 Comments Post a Comment
  1. dshv
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 24 days ago

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

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 24 days ago

      It’s brave but could pay off handsomely

    2. bigwig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 24 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!

    3. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      My God I hope you're right.

    4. Plant Based FPLer
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Now you know.

  2. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 24 days ago

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

    Ahead of GW12

    Any thoughts please?

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Yes

    2. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Big yes

    3. Puntillimon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Yes

    4. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Thanks guys

      Lose Bellerin or Zouma

      Buy Coufal or Targett?

      1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        Bellerin
        Coufal

    5. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Why sell Zouma?

  3. JBG
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 24 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
      10 months, 24 days ago

      in my ML too xD

    2. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. Puntillimon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

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

        1. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          10 months, 24 days ago

          Most in my ML too

    3. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. JBG
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 24 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.

  4. kime67
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 24 days ago

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

    1. Puntillimon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

    2. bigwig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 24 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
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 24 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.

  5. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 24 days ago

    Kane to Aguero?

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

    2. Pacer.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      take some drugs or something, anything to calm yourself down

    3. Jamb0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Watch him play first surely

    4. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

  6. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 24 days ago

    Big performance from your today Lewis Dunk!

  7. Puntillimon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 24 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
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. El Presidente
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

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

  8. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 24 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
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Here here

      1. Vazza
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 24 days ago

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

        1. Bennerman
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 24 days ago

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

      2. Bennerman
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        Where where?

    2. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

    3. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Amen

  9. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 24 days ago

    I have no man city players, gulp

    1. Pacer.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 24 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
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        Great post.

      2. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        cheers olson needed that

      3. Punty McPuntface
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        Nice post this.

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

      4. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        Could well happen

    2. Gimli son of Gloin
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 24 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.

  10. Arteta
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 24 days ago

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

    1. JBG
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      What I'm hoping for as well.

  11. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    10 months, 24 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. Pacer.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 24 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 (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      I had him last week. Don't this.

    3. JBG
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 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. Pacer.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 24 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
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 24 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
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

  12. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 24 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
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

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

    2. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

  13. Little Red Lacazette
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 24 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 (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      It was yesterday.

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

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

        1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
          • 9 Years
          10 months, 24 days ago

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

          1. Bennerman
            • 3 Years
            10 months, 24 days ago

            Why 'honestly'?

            1. Indpush
              • 3 Years
              10 months, 24 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
                • 3 Years
                10 months, 24 days ago

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

                1. Indpush
                  • 3 Years
                  10 months, 24 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
              10 months, 24 days ago

              It is the best policy.

              1. Bennerman
                • 3 Years
                10 months, 24 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

  14. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 24 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
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 24 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
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        Makes me feel better no matter the outcome

        Thanks lad 🙂

    2. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      You atleast know what you are doing...

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        Not sure haha

    3. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Why are you not chasing.

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 24 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
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      You should be chasing for top 10k for now.

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

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

    5. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        I'll take that 😉

  15. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 24 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
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      B3

    2. djoker_nole
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Bellerin Dallas

    3. JBG
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      B1

    4. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      B3

  16. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 24 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
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 24 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
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 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. Pacer.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 24 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
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. Pacer.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 24 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
          10 months, 24 days ago

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

    5. Jamb0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

    6. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 24 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
        10 months, 24 days ago

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

    7. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

  17. Shark Team
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 24 days ago

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

  18. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 24 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
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      B4

    2. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      A3

    3. Starskyb
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 22 days ago

      I like B4

  19. waltzingmatildas
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 24 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
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Put Robbo up there as well.

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        Ha, why not!

    2. Pacer.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 24 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
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        Yeah. Really fascinating

      2. waltzingmatildas
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

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

  20. Dynamic Duos
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 24 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
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Need one or two more big hitters.

    2. Jamb0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

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

    3. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Draft lads

    4. NETFLIX & CHILWELL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 24 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
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      6.5/10

      1. Starskyb
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Bench is too good - especially keepers.

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

  21. FPL Joker
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 24 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
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      Isn't that too late?

      1. FPL Joker
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        They Burnley this weekend and Fulham next

      2. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 24 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
          • 6 Years
          10 months, 24 days ago

          Take a hit to get in KDB and/or Sterling

          1. FPL Joker
            • 4 Years
            10 months, 24 days ago

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

    2. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      will be better weeks to play FH

    3. Bennerman
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 24 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. FPL Joker
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

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

        1. Bennerman
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 24 days ago

          Good enough for the Small Faces, good enough for anyone

        2. F_Ivanovic
          • 6 Years
          10 months, 24 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
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 24 days ago

      I am sure -8 can solve the problem

      1. Holmes
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 24 days ago

        unless you have already taken hits 😛

  22. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 24 days ago

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

  23. Pinky Blinders
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 24 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?

  24. Saturday 3pm Fever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 24 days ago

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

  25. Starskyb
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 23 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
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Wilson the replacement

  26. Starskyb
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Kane --> Wilson
    Ziech --> Salah

    Worth it? I've got 2 FT

    1. MikeS
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 22 days ago

      Kane will score against arsenal, we're crap

  27. MikeS
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Rodriguez to:

    A. Bruno
    B. Kdb
    C. Mahrez?

    1. Starskyb
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 22 days ago

      As of yesterday, KDB has form and fixtures!

  28. JAYPEE
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 22 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.