Scout Notes

Werner, Son and Kane kept quiet as FPL’s two best defences impress again

Chelsea 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur

  • Bonus Points: Hugo Lloris (£5.5m) x3, Ben Chilwell (£6.1m) x2, Reece James (£5.1m) x1

If Premier League title crusades are built on the foundations of a rock-solid defence, then the dark horses of Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur underscored their credentials in a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Owners of the attacking assets on show were forced to swallow rare blanks as the two backlines came out on top in a match that had little goalmouth action but plenty to dissect.

Frank Lampard summarised the game and the tentative approaches of the two managers perfectly:

It’s difficult to play against Tottenham when they defend in a low, central block. You have to try and go round them, and it’s not easy whilst making sure you don’t allow counter-attacking transition.

SITTING ON DEFENCE

Of the eight Gameweek 10 fixtures to be contested so far, this one had the fewest number of efforts on target (four) and the lowest expected goals (xG) total.

Edouard Mendy (£5.1m) was only extended once by a Serge Aurier (£5.2m) shot, while Hugo Lloris (£5.6m) collected maximum bonus points with the minimum of fuss, with just one of his three saves, from a long-distance Mason Mount (£6.8m) effort, causing him much concern.

Harry Kane (£10.9m) and Son Heung-min (£9.5m) failed to register a shot in the box between them, while Timo Werner‘s (£9.5m) only chance of note was flagged for offside.

But rather than bemoan the blanks of the attackers, let’s celebrate the achievements of the respective backlines.

They are, quite simply, the two best defences in the Premier League on current form: Chelsea with the most clean sheets (five), Spurs with the fewest goals conceded (nine).

The improvements on last season, when both defences were ropey to say the least, is marked.

For Chelsea, it’s been about savvy investment in defence, the acquisition of a competent goalkeeper and, latterly, the deployment of a system that gets the best out of N’Golo Kante (£4.9m).

As for Spurs, they too have benefitted from summer transfer activity in the form of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (£4.9m) and Sergio Reguilon (£5.6m).

But 80% of their five-strong backline (including Lloris) in the win over Manchester City last weekend were here in 2019/20 and it’s perhaps more that we’re starting to see the fruits of Mourinho’s labour after 12 months in charge, with the ‘Special One’ renowned for his second-season achievements.

While the two clubs’ upcoming schedules are far from straightforward, who’d back against another three to four clean sheets apiece in December?

RODON HIS LUCK

The one change to Spurs’ starting XI this week saw Joe Rodon (£5.0m) come in for the injured Toby Alderweireld (£5.4m) at centre-half.

A competent debut was almost marred by mistakes in either half and, as harsh as it sounds, there was little to suggest that the Belgian won’t make an immediate return alongside Eric Dier (£4.9m) when fit.

Mourinho said of Rodon’s full Premier League debut:

I’m very happy with Joe, very happy with the profile, and to be with my amazing coaching staff – Joao [Sacramento], Ledley [King], all these guys – coaching and teaching these guys, and working with Joe has been a pleasure.

I just feel sorry he can’t play in the Europa League because it would be a great level of experience for him, and I believe the biggest game he played before this one was Championship play-offs and a Wales national team match, so I’m very pleased that he could come here and for 90 minutes he made one mistake.

Dier made more mistakes than him, especially in ball possession, so I’m very happy with my team, very happy with my guys, very happy with this mentality – that we come to Stamford Bridge, we get a point, we are top of the league, and we are not happy.

REECE’S BPS

Ben Chilwell’s (£6.1m) superb run of FPL form continued, with the left-back picking up two bonus points to maintain his average of 8.0 points per match in a Chelsea shirt.

Reece James (£5.1m) also collected a bonus point, the fifth occasion that has happened in eight league starts for the young right-back.

No Fantasy defender has more bonus points than James (nine) this season.

KANE UNABLE

Given the nature of the fixtures of the last two Gameweeks, it’s perhaps no surprise that Spurs haven’t been the free-flowing attacking unit that we saw in September and October.

Kane and Son haven’t had a single shot in the box between them since before the November international break and the former was noticeably deep again at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

The England striker’s underlying numbers had been dwindling slightly anyway (six shots in the six-yard box from Gameweeks 1-5, two thereafter), with perhaps the capitulation against West Ham marking a slight shift towards the conservative in Mourinho’s approach.

We weren’t expecting goal-fests from clashes with Manchester City and Chelsea and the acid test for the likes of Kane and Son will instead be in the next two Gameweeks, with Spurs up against two shot-shy sides that will no doubt prompt a different, front-foot approach from Mourinho and allow for a touch more expansive play.

Chelsea, similarly, will expect a far more open game against Leeds United next weekend, which should allow room for Werner and Hakim Ziyech (£8.3m), both of whom were stifled against Spurs.

Christian Pulisic (£8.2m) may be edging closer to a start in that match, having marked his return from injury with a 20-minute run-out against the Lilywhites on Sunday.


Chelsea XI (4-3-3): Mendy; James, Zouma, Silva, Chilwell; Kovavic, Kante, Mount; Ziyech (Havertz 83), Abraham (Giroud 79), Werner (Pulisic 74).

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Aurier, Rodon, Dier, Reguilon; Sissoko, Hojbjerg; Son Heung-min (Moura 90), Ndombele (Lo Celso 65), Bergwijn (Davies 89); Kane;


Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 10

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1,018 Comments Post a Comment
  1. liverpool01
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Kilman>Dallas?

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      I like Dallas so yes

    2. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Yep. Kilman to anyone really

      1. liverpool01
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Thanks guys

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Do it.

      I played Kilman over Dallas. 🙁

      1. liverpool01
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Most people were expecting Wolves to keep a clean sheet against Arsenal including me lol.

    4. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      yeah thats nice, ill be leaving kilman to rot in the reserves for a while

    5. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Wolves playing with a back 4 regularly is unprecedented, which is why I thought Kilman was nailed. But it's happened twice in a row now, so that's a sign of this being the time to jump ship. Do you trust Leeds' defence, though? Two clean sheets, yes, but not backed by enough stats for me. Being nailed makes Dallas safer, at least

  2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Biggest regret this week was not going for Jota over James for a hit. I trusted James could do something vs Leeds but he just lost his attacking potential, Jota as a very attacking option in a Liverpool squad is much better. I got him now and I'm set for GW11. This is my team, can you tell me what do you think about it ?

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

    1. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      James looked gd and came close a few times. But yeah time to move on I think

    2. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Very nice. Are you thinking of Salah for 12? I have this dilemma for my team

      1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Probably DCL to Wilson and Bruno to Salah, but selling Bruno is very unsettling, so I will see..

        1. The Ilfordian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Yes I was thinking similar but Bruno in such good form it might be KDB. Long time until then...

  3. built_this_city
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    As someone who doesnt own vardy but owns justin, whats a "decent" result tonight?

    Justin equalling Vardy's points?

    1. Puntillimon
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      0-0

    2. EmreCan Hustle
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      0-0, if conservative.
      1-0, Justin goal, if maverick 🙂

  4. Johnny too hotty
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    FPL draft... ive had Perez for months sitting on the bench. Available options are as follows, who would you get or would you keep:

    March
    Jorginho
    Groz
    Praet
    Torres
    Saka
    Iwobi
    Almiron
    Nevez

  5. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Does Rodriguez > Torres make sense? Seems like there's nice upside to chase there.

    1. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Could be exactly what we wanted from Foden, or could be exactly what we got from Foden

    2. doher.ty
        1 month, 21 days ago

        I wouldn't. I haven't seen enough up side, I think KDB is the one but obviously not in the same bracket as Torres so that said, I'd rather risk it on Foden (cheaper too)

      • Puntillimon
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        If Rodriguez scores and Torres is benched, I’d feel worse than if Torres scores and Rodriguez blanks. So hard to tell which winger get benched under pep

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Rodriguez -> Mahrez makes more sense.

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          No money. And part of the reason for doing it is to raise funds (FanTeam not FPL)

      • Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        nah id rather go jota than torres

    3. gonzalocampos
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      How many points? 35?
      Vardy (C), Justin, Martinez, Barnes and Grealish

      1. DannyDrinkVodka
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Sounds like you're having a massive week!

        1. gonzalocampos
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          I am 34 points already with those 5 to go. Let's hope for the best.

      2. Huddersfield
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        53 without Justin and Barnes.

      3. doher.ty
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Similar here - 33 Vardy (c), Justin, Martinez, Grealish to go

          Feels strange as I've felt behind the whole week but a decent score by Vardy and we will be up.

      4. DannyDrinkVodka
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        That hit I took to bring in Ziyech for Barnes is looking silly, especially now that I'm planning to drop Ziyech in a week's time

        1. The Ilfordian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Same here. I think Ziyech will come good against Leeds but probably going Jota this week or next

      5. PrestigeWorldwidewidewide..…
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 21 days ago

        49 with Coufal and Martinez to play.

        Looking for a 0-0 draw in that game and a Vardy blank!

      6. I Member
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Anyone else still holding Foden? Have to keep for Fulham I guess. Must be due a start soon.

        1. PrestigeWorldwidewidewide..…
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          I held him far too long, have just done the following:

          Foden + Kane > KDB + Wilson

          1. LOLarov
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            these are subs I am eyeing up, if grealish blanks tonight he is out

            1. doher.ty
                1 month, 20 days ago

                So you'd do Kane and Grealish to KDB and Wilson?

                Villa still have some good fixtures and Jack has been class this year. Honestly should be on 2/3 more goals at least. I wouldn't sell before this run ends. That being said, if it's to get KDB in then all bets are off.

          2. fr3d
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            He is one of those weird picks you don't really want to keep, but at the same time hard to sell

          3. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            i gave up last week

          4. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Got rid of him for a -4 - part of a -12 - for Jota this week. A time comes when you cut your losses and move on. Pep seems to prefer him playing and developing in the CL.

          5. TheBiffas
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Is this member the discord mod?

          6. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Mahrez with 7 starts in the last 8 GWs. Interesting.

            1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Don't...

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 21 days ago

                After Foden I'm ready to be hurt again.

            2. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Intowesting

            3. Toblerone52 - Hung like a H…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              but now he has his hat trick pep will probably bench him.

              KDB the only city attacker I want as he is a secure starter

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Not really how it works mate.

            4. The Ilfordian
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Also interesting is the six blanks. I wish good luck to whoever goes for him but I can’t face it again myself

          7. The Alli Way
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Martinez (Steer)
            Robbo Dias Zouma (Mitchell (Dunne))
            Bruno Son Ziyech Bowen
            Kane DCL Watkins

            A) Son > KDB (C)
            B) Bowen > KDB & Robbo > James (-4)

            With A I would then go KDB to Salah for his match against Fulham, with B I would not be able to get Salah in without another -4

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              No way to get Mo and Kev?

              1. The Alli Way
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Not without taking at least a -12 over the next two gameweeks (-4 this week and -8 next week), thinking it might just be best to play the swap between KDB and Salah for 3 GW's

                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Swapping big hitters is probably the best way to do well BUT pretty upsetting when it doesn't work out

                  1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    A

                    1. The Alli Way
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      thanks man!

          8. Joey Tribbiani
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Need to play 1, which one?

              1. Taylor (EVE)
              2. Ayling (che)
              3. Kilman (liv)

              1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Taylor

                Next!

              2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Taylor. Everton looking a bit toothless. Presumably Pope back.

              3. The Ilfordian
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                All likely to concede. I like Ayling most but slim chance of getting an attacking return against Chelsea so probably Taylor

              4. Joey Tribbiani
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Confirming my thoughts, ty

              5. wilson007
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Martinez
                Robbo Cancelo Chilwell
                KDB Bruno Ziyech Son Grealish
                DCL Watkins

                Forster Lewis Brewster Bernardo

                2FT 0.0ITB.

                Got Jota, Mahrez, RJames on my watchlist, but any ideas?

                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Cancelo to James?

                2. Black Knights
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Keep Cancelo if he doesn't play midweek. Could be carnage v Fulham.

                  Ziyech to Jota for now, then Cancelo to James week after to keep the 1FT rolling over?

                3. wilson007
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Cheers guys, yeah probably worth monitoring Cancelo's minutes in Champo!

              6. Ze_Austin
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Okay, another rare week without a hit. James comes in for Kilman for free to give me:

                Mart
                Chilwell Cancelo James
                (C) KDB Salah Bruno Ziyech Grealish
                DCL Bamford

                Steer Vestergaard Brewster Coufal

                With 0.5m ITB and 0 FT

                Vest miiiiiight save me if Cancelo is benched again, but he's gone by GW12 in a combined move with DCL to get Robbo and Wilson, if nothing else blows up in my face

                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Looks sound.
                  I was sucked in by Cancelo too.

                  1. Ze_Austin
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Thanks mate. If my observation succeeds for one more GW, I think we can get a start out of Cancelo in GW11. Three-way rotation with Walker and Mendy always gives Pep two full-backs in this format: each full-back gets two starts and one rest, across all competitions. That leaves Walker and Cancelo in UCL midweek, then Mendy and Cancelo in GW11. If I'm wrong, well, Vestergaard

                    Running from the roulette right after though. Even with a haul. I can't take that into December

                    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Good spot, useful to know. I'm keeping for the next few as other things to do and trying to minimise hits this year.

                      Could get all three then to be safe... just need to play Soucek and Brewster every week for it to work ;^)

              7. Bobby Digital
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Vardy hattrick imminent

                1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Praise the Lord

              8. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Who scores more? ZIYECH or MAHREZ

                1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  When?

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Next week

                2. JBG
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Mahrez if he starts.

              9. Bobby Digital
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Cancelo to Dias or someone else this week?

                Rest of defence stands Zouma Targett Coufal and Lewis.

                1. turd ferguson
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  im 0.1 off Cancelo to Walker :(. So im doing Cancelo to Dias reluctantly

                  1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Sideways move. Ruben will also be rotated.

                    1. turd ferguson
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      what do you think about Walker?

                      1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Hard to say, but looks like most nailed asset in City's defence. Does not mean immune to rotation as it is Pep..

                2. Bobby Digital
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Got 0.5m itb, so I have 6.0m availble for a defender if I transfer out Cancelo.

                  1. Ze_Austin
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Chilwell.

                    1. Ze_Austin
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      FFS! Chilwell is 6.1 now. Forgot that...

                      Reece James.

                    2. Bobby Digital
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Chilwell too expensive

                      1. Ze_Austin
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        I'm sorry. Realized a few seconds after sending

                3. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  I'm gonna hold. You never know with Pep. I have Lamptey first sub as well so not a huge loss if he doesn't start. Will obviously get rid in 12 if he doesn't play.

                  1. Bobby Digital
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Cancelo is my only transfer I can think of bar injuries midweek. Might have to burn a transfer for the first time ever...

                    1. Camzy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      If you have no other move, then Cancelo > Dias makes sense.

                      1. Bobby Digital
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        I wildcarded in GW8 and rolled one last week, so my team is nicely set up.

              10. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 21 days ago

                1. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Yes

                2. La Roja
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  No

                3. Bobby Digital
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  100%

                4. turd ferguson
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Agree

                5. PrestigeWorldwidewidewide..…
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  0%

                6. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  All Air. No Flair.

                  1. Flair
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    😆

                7. Klaren
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Can't argue against that

                8. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  For free?
                  B

                9. dogtanion
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Definitely Elneny out of those two but don't captain him until GW 12.

              11. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Don't get rid of Cancelo, one match does not mean he will always be benched, sad to see lack of faith in him.. Dias with Laporte, Ake, Stones and Garcia will surely get rotation as well..

                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  probably right

                2. CFC1990
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Yeah exactly. Just got to have a good option on the bench

                3. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Thats why im getting Reece James. Fek city players other than kdb

                  1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Reece is good but Captain Azpi should play more in December imo

              12. Jon Walter's Hatty
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                What's the farthest anyone has dropped in one week?

                In GW2 I went from 1.8m to 4.8m...3 million place drop. Fair play if you beat that. And that GW2 side had Salah/TAA/Auba/Bruno and Werner in it.

                1. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  It's a lot easier in the early weeks to be fair.

                  1. Jon Walter's Hatty
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Yeah I know you can move pretty quickly early on...but 3m places. I've had 8 green arrows since but still barely past 3m OR mark!

                2. Black Knights
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  I went from 77k to 255k between GW2 and 3 and that's as low as i've gone.

                  1. UNDERWORLD7
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Aww my deepest sympathies 🙂

                3. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Nowhere near as impressive but managed to quadruple my rank over the last couple of weeks last year

                4. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  *doffs hat*

              13. CFC1990
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Who's ready for the Vardy Captain Fail comments after the first 10 minutes tonight?

                Find these comments really annoying but funny at the same time!

                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Scenes

                  1. CFC1990
                    • 9 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Haha yeah

                2. g40steve
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  The ones at 89 mins are better, when he’s hauled off.

              14. RamaJama
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Any news on Zaha’s covid test yesterday?

                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Couldn't find anything. No news good news?

              15. LOLarov
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                -4 Hit?

                Kane + Foden --> Wilson + KDB (C)

                1. mrelpea
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Yes

                2. claretparrot
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  I'd wait until after City UCL game. If Foden rested this could backfire

                  1. LOLarov
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    ye agreed, will hold anyway as I have the money to execute even with a KBD second rise

              16. DIMITRIS
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Does anyone knows will the FA ban Cavani for his message on IG ?
                What's the standard procedure and what are his chances of escaping a 3 game ban?

                1. TimoTime
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Basically don't transfer him in before you hear anything...

                  Deepest condolences if it's already too late

                  1. DIMITRIS
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    It is too late... I did Himenez for Cavani yesterday after the Arsenal game, and heard the news about FA investigation this morning... I just hope they wont ban him.

                    1. TimoTime
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Good luck, he looks a decent punt if his ban isn't immediate (or doesn't happen at all)

                2. The Ilfordian
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  I don’t want to vouch for the veracity of this but it’s interesting if true. The Sun says any ban (which they suggest would be likely) wouldn’t kick in until Christmas. Give the obligatory rests around that time, this is likely to have less impact on the team

                  https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/13338842/edinson-cavani-ban-man-utd-christmas/

                3. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  No reason to assume he meant anything, but rules are pretty clear. Mendy wasn't fussed about thing with Bilva last year and he still got a ban.

              17. claretparrot
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Just noticed that the match data in the members' area has been re-ordered with most recent GW at the top. Today is a good day!

                1. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Was about to comment on that. Really helpful that. I instinctively scrolled to the bottom to review the Spurs data and was confused.

                  1. claretparrot
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Me too! I've written and then not posted several comments venting about it being the wrong way round

              18. Bury94
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Mahrez a good alternative to KDB?

                1. TimoTime
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Long term KDB all day

                2. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  No.

                  Doubling up could work if you can take the... Err... Mahrez tendencies in FPL

                3. g40steve
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  No risk no reward, I’m in.

              19. S.Kuqi
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Got 45 points and Vardy(c), Grealish and Martinez to go. This could be the gw that kick starts my season.

                Need atleast a brace from Vardy

                1. UNDERWORLD7
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  For some reason I’ve had Vardy down as 5 goals all week! Right now though realistically I think I’d take a goal and an assist considering how well Bruno and KDB have done

                  1. claretparrot
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Right now I'd take him confirmed in the XI. Baby steps

                  2. TheDragon
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    5 goals! Nice and conservative!

                2. LOLarov
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  FYI your on 53.... you have 47 now and James coming in for mitchell!!

                  Great score so bar. Big jump incoming

                  1. S.Kuqi
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Thanks. 53 points -8 point hit = 45 points

              20. LOLarov
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Anyone else think Kane home to a very average average in a London Derby could be a real Captaincy shout....

                1. Karan14
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Nothing beats Fulham at home for Man City.

                  1. LOLarov
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    This I fully agree with but I currently have Foden and Cancelo..... FML

                2. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Absolutely, if you don't have KDB.

                3. S.Kuqi
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Yes if you don't have any ManC players, Bruno or Salah.

              21. LewanGOALski
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                This GW trasfer to be:

                OUT:
                A) Ziyech
                or
                B) Hamez
                ..?

                IN:
                1) KDB
                or
                2) Salah
                ..?

              22. Hadebayor Mum
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Is it time to ditch DCL? I have Bamford and Watkins, considering an even more budget frontline by getting Adams, enabling Jota to come in midfield and James in defence.

                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Digne out and DCL on huge ownership - could be the move