Champions League

The best players to sign and captain for UCL Fantasy Matchday Five

The business end of the UEFA Champions League group stages brings us some mixed fixtures in Matchday Five.

Six teams have already qualified for the knockout stages, but there are some important battles to take place before we know who the other 10 competitors for the second round. 

Form and qualification will come into play a lot more over the next two weeks so, with that in mind, here is a look at what to expect in UCL Fantasy and who to back ahead of this week’s fixtures. 

Captains Sensible

Tuesday, December 1

Sensible

As we have come to learn from playing Fantasy Premier League, if in doubt, give the armband to Mohamed Salah (€11.6m). Liverpool know that victory against Ajax can see them qualify for the knockout stages and will not want to leave it until the last Matchday. 

Salah needs no introduction, but with a goal narrowly disallowed against Brighton at the weekend and nailed-on penalties after James Milner’s (€6.0m) injury, he may well take responsibility for qualification into his own hands. 

Differential

I really struggled to find a pick here. I have plumped for the starting striker in what is the only plum fixture of the night on paper. Atalanta have been in poor form domestically, but after his performances in Matchday One and Two and their great win against Liverpool, I’ve placed my faith in Duvan Zapata (€9.7m). 

Opponents Midtjylland are yet to pick up a point in the group stages and Gian Piero Gasparini will know that a win will do wonders for their chances of qualification. Zapata has been their talisman so far in the competition and will lead the line again on Tuesday. 

Wednesday, December 2

Sensible

This has to be Erling Haaland (€11.0m). A win will see Dortmund not only qualify, but be guaranteed group winners. Haaland is the top scorer of the group stages so far, with back-to-back braces taking him to six goals in four games. No-one seems to be able to stop the Norwegian wonder-kid and Dortmund should comfortably have the quality to beat Lazio. 

Differential

With five goals so far in the competition and his late red card on Saturday ruling him out of the next league game, Alvaro Morata (€9.0m) should get the nod up front for Juventus against Dynamo Kiev. 

While the Italian giants have been thoroughly uninspiring so far this season, Morata has been their saving grace on more than one occasion and Dynamo have been poor throughout the competition and struck badly by injury and positive coronavirus (COVID-19) tests. 

Who to bring in?

My rule here is to back players and teams who still have something to play for. The big sides which traditionally fill our teams have mostly qualified by this stage and will be heavily rotating, as we’ve seen with Bayern Munich leaving Robert Lewandowski (€12.0m), Manuel Neuer (€6.0m) and Leon Goretzka (£7.6m) at home for their trip to Madrid. 

Atletico Madrid know that they have to beat Bayern to leave qualification in their own hands and if they are to win, João Félix (€9.0m) will be involved. Borussia Dortmund need a win against Lazio to secure their qualification, with flying full-back Rafa Guerreiro (€6.0m) and attacking midfielder Gio Reyna (€6.5m) both top picks who look sure to start. 

Atalanta have been in poor form domestically, but last seasons quarter-finalists have two must win fixtures on the horizon. Wing-back pairing Hans Hateboer (€4.9m) and Robin Gosens (€5.5m) showcased their prowess at both ends against Liverpool and will be instrumental in any success the Bergamo side have from here on in. 

The teams in Group B and Group H still have all to play for, with PSG and Real Madrid among their ranks. Karim Benzema (€10.5m) is back fit and will be at the heart of Real Madrid’s action in Donetsk, the same defence which Borussia Mönchengladbach scored ten past over Matchdays Three and Four. 

Gladbach themselves come into this game in top form and Alassane Plea (€8.2m) and Marcus Thuram (€8.7m) will look to take advantage of an Inter Milan defence which looks far shakier than their recent form suggests. 

Group H is really too close to call, but PSG should have the quality needed against Manchester United and Istanbul Basaksehir to regain form and qualify. Kylian Mbappe (€11m) and Neymar (€11.4m) have looked poor so far in the competition, but only months away from their Champions League final loss, I have faith that the two will carry this side to the knockouts. 

Who to avoid?

As I’ve mentioned above, this is a stage in the competition where the European giants take a back seat. Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Barcelona, Chelsea and Sevilla have all qualified and expect both lacklustre performances and rotation as a result. 

Not too many injuries have been picked up since last week, with Eden Hazard (€9.4m) perhaps the biggest casualty. 

Good luck everyone.

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901 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Wilson rising before his match gets postponed? 😀

    1. Obi Wan Elokobi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Wish FFS would do a report on it being potentially postponed to stop people bringing him in. He’s part of my transfer plans and messes everything up going up 0.1

  2. Tony Martial
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Martinez and Grealish to Jota and Mendy lolks tempting...

    Exact money too

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I wouldnt take another -8

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      You'll want Grealish back in.

    3. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      EPL says that clubs are supposed to keep a U21 team in a different bubble. For this exact purpose.

      So, NU needs to call up Three or Four U-21's... that's not that bad.

  3. Jellyfish
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Annoyed with myself for missing the Mahrez price rise last night. Plan was to bring in for Zaha....I guess now I might as well wait until after the UCL games

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Mahrez is a headache to have

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Real headache dealing with 21 points?

        1. Lucky Z
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          You can accumulate past GWs points?

          1. Camino Aleatorio
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Some folks like transferring players right-after a total freak occurrence

            1. Jellyfish
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Fulham at home is worth a punt for those of us unable to fund KDB, Sterling etc imo

        2. THE KING CANTONA
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 15 days ago

          More than Sterling's return from last 6 GWs - 18 pts for 11.5m,
          And 1 less than KDB's return from last 6 GWs - 22 pts.

    2. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I'm planning on getting Mahrez too but want to see if he plays tonight, probably best to wait despite the rise

    3. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Mahrez is Arabic for "Trap"

      Seems you should not be chasing his best career performance. Heck, he might play today in UCL and then won't play versus Fulham,

      1. DannyDrinkVodka
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 15 days ago

        In a crazy alternate universe a player who scores a hat-trick for his team in an important match also starts for his team in their next important match

  4. Manani
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    who to get rid first?
    Son
    Kane
    Mitchell

    thinking keeping spurs for a few more weeks as arsenal not exactly good, and liverpool backline is still bad.

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      The one who has been dropped

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Depends on who for and if you need Mitchell to play to put out 3 defenders

      1. Manani
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        my backline is James Chiwell Cancelo Lamperty
        so is possible Cancelo/James get rotated and I will be left with 2 (though unlikely at the same week)

  5. seewhyaxe
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    lol just saw something funny.

    Sterling has 7 points over the last 5 gameweeks.
    Bissouma has returned 9 points in last 5 gameweeks.

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      How about Bissouma has returned 9 points in just GW4...

      1. THE KING CANTONA
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Bissouma entire season 21 points..
        Mahrez 21 points GW10.

        1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 15 days ago

          You shoudl definetly get Mahrez then!

  6. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    planning to do the following in the next 2-3 weeks, and not sure how to order it:

    DCL --> Bamford
    Ziyech --> Jota
    Son --> Salah

    Realistically do all 3 next GW for the Liv-Ful game for a hit?

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Would keep all tbh

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        yeah just more scared about no Liverpool attackers for a decent run of games

    2. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      If these r ur 3 trf. Without any budget constraints, u can roll ur FT and decide to do all 3 next gw.

  7. PlayPercentage
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Has Kilmann lost his place in the Wolves team?
    I thought it was between him and Saiss. But then Marcal was selected for the last game.

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Switched to a back 4 and played Marcal Boly Coady Semedo

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Was bound to happen

    3. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      They switched to a back 4

  8. nico05
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Will Jiminez drop tonight? And who is the best replacement with 8.3 available?
    A. DCL
    B. Ings (Although mins will be limited this weekend)
    C. Something else?

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      DCL or Bamford

      1. nico05
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I was thinking DCL but his fixtures turn tough after this weekend don't they

    2. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      If u done decently without DCL, im sure u dont need him for the next few too

      1. nico05
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        That was my thinking. Would Jimi - Brewester & Oriol Romeu - Jota make sense? Benching Brewster and playing Jota in place of Jimi be a good move?

        1. Poison Apple
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Jota is a decent choice esp if u think he starts vs fulham.

          But generally 8.3m for a fwd is a weird position, i reckon going a 6-6.5m option n use the money to upgrade other positions is a better use if u wish to stick with 343

          1. nico05
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Cheers that sounds like sound advice. My other two fordwards are Mitro & Wilson so not a very heavy forward line

  9. jtreble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Over two (2) million transfers already made this game week. Interesting.

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I just don’t get it. There seems to be more early transfers this season than before, when this season we have a pandemic!

      1. jtreble
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Two million + transfers so far this game week seems to be an extraordinarily high number. I'm not sure why so many managers have done their FTs so early this GW.

  10. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Grealish to Jota if the game is cabcelled. Then get Grealish back in GW13.

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      *cancelled

    2. nico05
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      How likely is it that the game will be cancelled?

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Don't think it's that likely. Surely they got a lot of healthy U23s.

        1. nico05
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Yeah I thought as long as they had 14+ healthy players to select from the game goes ahead

          1. Camino Aleatorio
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            My University played a North American-Football game with just 30 players. In this sport, that is insanely few and nearly won the match. They had to use lots of teenagers versus 21 and 22 year olds.

            Newcastle should just stop acting like a Little %$@!# and play ball.

            Sign Kevin Keegan for a single match and let her RIP!

            Time for the real Santiago Munez to show up.

            1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Why are you talking about some eggball?

    3. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I can't. Too much value held in him to lose for only 1 game

  11. Silent Friend
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Sell Cancelo if he starts tonight

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Yes

    2. Slitherene
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Not really

  12. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    1FT. 3.8m ITB

    Son -> KDB yay or nay?

    Martinez
    Chilwell Zouma Robbo
    Bruno Son Grealish Jota
    DCL Vardy Bamford

    Forster Podence Lamptey Mitchell

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

      Yeh seems wise

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        cheers

  13. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Podence = 653 mins played = 40 points
    KDB = 652 mins played = 39 points

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Yes u get podence

    2. Birds of Prey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Sure you go with Podence just don't look at wolves and City fixtures or KDB missing 2 games or those dudes threatening to make Podence nailedness.You might have a crack in your head, you sjhould have that chk out. Cheers, CB

    1. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Cheers mate

  14. Bavarian
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Bench 1:
    A-Coufal (MUN Home)
    B-Dallas (CHE Away)
    C-Taylor (EVE Home)

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Dallas

      1. Camino Aleatorio
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        C for me. Burnley is Garbage. DCL is gonna troll his sellers this week.

        Dallas can score. The kid gets upfield and rips shots every game. He's the new Lordstram.

    2. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      C for me. I think i would gamble maybe 1 pt for more upside in B.

  15. lordkippe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Good evening! I got 2FT but cant really se how to use 1 of them. Do you guys have any suggestions ? .2 ITB btw

    Martinez

    Chilwell - PVA - Cancelo

    KDB - Sterling - Fernandes - Grealish - Jota

    DCL - Richarlison

    Forster - Brewster - Coufal - Neco

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

      Cancelo to someone more nailed

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Want to keep Richarlison and Van Aanholt?

      1. lordkippe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        For this week yeah. Will start moving them out later. Plan is PVA/cancelo/Richa downgrade + Sterling > Salah in gw 12

    3. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Cancelo to Dias

      1. lordkippe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        That seems a good option. Guess how they line up tonight will give me som more thoughts on that. But definitely an option

    4. Slitherene
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Keep Calmcelo

  16. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Sucks that even Leeds & West Ham have crap fixtures this week.

    Would have liked to transfer one of their defenders in to cover the Villa vs New blank.

    Even Wilson to Bamford will probably be a blank this week.

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Is blank likely to happen?

      1. Poison Apple
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Its more likely the game will remain in the same gw. But never say never they say

    2. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      What do you mean? Wham has good fixture?

  17. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Okay to save a FT??

    Forster* | Martinez*
    Robertson Justin Taylor Lamptey
    KdB Bruno Ziyech Soucek
    Vardy Richarlison
    | Grealish* Watkins* Lascelles*

  18. jtreble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Found this interesting. EPL teams ranked by p90npxG+xA (FBRef):
    • Liverpool 3.29
    • Aston Villa 2.98
    • Leeds United 2.92
    • Manchester City 2.54
    • Everton 2.53
    • Tottenham 2.48
    • West Ham 2.33
    • Chelsea 2.23
    • Manchester Utd 2.04
    • Brighton 1.89
    • Arsenal 1.79
    • Wolves 1.74
    • Southampton 1.73
    • Fulham 1.67
    • Leicester City 1.67
    • Newcastle Utd 1.58
    • Sheffield Utd 1.53
    • Crystal Palace 1.51
    • Burnley 1.33
    • West Brom 1.11

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Love p90npxG+xA (FBRef): stats

    2. built_this_city
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      ive literally got no idea what you are on about

      1. jtreble
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        The p90npxG+xA stat = per 90 minute non-penalty expected goals + expected assists.

      2. Well you know, Triffic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Buy Leeds and Villa players.

    3. claretparrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I think it's non-penalty xG + non-penalty xA, per 90 minutes. Assume for the season so far but don't think there's a reference to that in the unbreakable code

    4. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Shocking that Chelsea is that low at this stat

  19. Crunchie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    I doubt the game will be called off

    The Premier League's coronavirus protocols say the game would only be postponed if Newcastle had fewer than 15 players available for the game, but each case will be determined individually.

    1. komodosam
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      "Sky Sports News has been told the Premier League now deal with each situation on a case-by-case basis."

      It will be called off.

      1. Crunchie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        My comment was from the BBC rather than Sky Sources 🙂

  20. Azathoth
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Would you WC this team (1 FT available - 2.0m ITB)
    McCarthy - Steer
    Konsa - Zouma - Robbo - Cress - Taylor
    Mane - Son - Jota - Romeu - Stephens
    Kane - Vardy - Watkins

    Thanx

  21. Daniel - WCGW18, BB/TC19, N…
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Any news on Wilson? Asking for a friend who brought him early in FanTeam instead of brining WIlson 🙂

    1. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Eh?

  22. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    I agree. Newcastle will be doing everything they can to call it off and will be publicly lobbying for it soon enough. It's the same as all the "null and void please" relegation-threatened teams during the restart last season. And the result will probably be the same too, i.e they will be told to get on with it.

    1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      RF to Crunchie

  23. Camino Aleatorio
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    What did we learn yesterday about Fulham v Leicester?

    (1) Don't bank with Vardy
    (2) Leicester is a mid-table club
    (3) Fulham has found life
    (4) VAR and Last Second PKs are only given to Bruno. There was a handball in minute 95. ROBBBED me of 12 dang points.

    1. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      4. Change bruno to Man U

    2. THE KING CANTONA
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      5) FPL managers show frustration for Captaining Vardy in innovative ways, with options.. 😉

  24. Camino Aleatorio
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Che Adams?

    Is he worth owning? He is an influential player and partners well with both Ings and Walcott.

    Nailed. No UCL. No England. No Europa.

    1. claretparrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I've loved owning him. Had to ride it out a bit at the start but he's really come good with consistent returns

    2. Jellyfish
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Che or Wilson both decent budget picks (although the latter dependent on the villa fix obviously)

  25. Whats the Mata?
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    If the Villa Newcastle game is postponed, would you still keep hold of Martinez or sell him? Especially if he's your only playing keeper?

    1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Nah, he'll be gone.

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Not sure who I would go for. Downgrading to McCarthy doesn't give much cash either.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Might take the opportunity and get rid of Targett/Grealish

    3. Poison Apple
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      There is more chance the game will go on than it be postpone.

      Next, why waste a trf on a keeper who has gd upcoming fixture. n if u believe u r right abt the postpone, a double/triple gw? Surely there must be better use of a trf for other positions.

    4. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Keeping and playing 10. Don't see the sense in losing a player who'll have 2 dgws in a month or two.

      I appreciate you can get him back or use FH but I don't see the point of selling him for the sake of one game.

    5. komodosam
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I would play my backup keeper and save Martinez for his double gameweek. If I didn't already have a backup keeper I would sign Sam Johnson.

    6. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Villa is a punt-ish club - just leave it alone.

      Martinez is one of my GK, not my only GK

      Grealish is my 4th MF, not my Flag Ship.

      No worries if they don't play but big gains if they play vs NU's U-21's or the NU Ladies team

  26. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Anyone thinks Bielsa is gonna rotate his team like Pep does when lots of fixtures will come for Leeds?

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I don't think he's known for it but has to make some with the congested fixtures, morning pep like I don't think

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      not a chance. Some minor rotation and reduced minutes at most

    3. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Its City's squad that allows Pep to do that. I'm not sure Leeds' has quite the same depth...

    4. Jimmers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Bielsa will make minimal changes. Typically he only makes changes for injuries.

    5. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      everybody will.

  27. Saka_me_sideways
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I hear Joe on the scoutcast talk about not wanting points on his bench.
      Well he’d be impressed with mine... Just noticed the last 2 gw’s in a row I’ve had a total of -1 from all 4 players lol.
      Let’s hope I don’t need to call on them!

      1. AnfieldLad
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        It annoys me when he bangs on about that. Yes, you don’t want to bench players that get more than the players you’re playing. But what about when you need them? I had Kilman come in for Cancelo. People will be relying on their bench if the Villa game is cancelled, if you’re bench consistently gets 1 point then surely that can only be bad news?

        1. Saka_me_sideways
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Yeah I agree but it’s a double edged sword.
            I like to have decent players to call upon if needed, but hate having points wasted on the bench.

      2. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Help! I'm getting rid of Guaita despite west brom next. Fully expect 0 pointer with a YC. I'm looking at:

        A) Fabianski
        B) McCarthy
        C) Other 4.5

        Seems the cheapies are yet again proving value with save points and massive 10/11 pointers but Fabianski is so good on bonus

      3. FantasyHero
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Anyone playing UCL fantasy?

        What you think of this limitless team, any changes?

        Oblak Szczesny
        Gosens Romero Hakimi Angelino Hummels
        Salah Mane Sterling Sancho Bruno
        Haaland Gomez Ronaldo

        1. lugs
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          looks good, Salah + Mane seems like overkill though

          1. FantasyHero
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Who else to get tho?