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A strong bench and going for broke: the ways FPL bosses can tackle a busy December

In his latest column, three-time top 5k finisher Az looks at the strategies to consider as we get ready for seven Gameweek deadlines in the space of a month.


I’m writing this on December 1 and having just received the news that the Aston Villa v Newcastle game, originally set to be played on Friday, has been called off.

In a way, it’s remarkable that, given the situation that’s happening across the globe, this is the first Premier League game to be postponed this season. Hopefully, it will be the last.

With many people holding two to three assets from Aston Villa and/or Newcastle, this comes at a bad time for our squads, especially as the focus for many is on juggling around their heavy hitters. 

For a lot of managers, there simply isn’t the wiggle room to consider shifting the likes of Jack Grealish (£7.7m), Emiliano Martinez (£4.8m), Ollie Watkins (£6.1m) and Callum Wilson (£6.5m) for one week only. All of these players have decent fixtures and are doing enough to justify their selections in our teams. It’s a shame to have to be putting out fires when we are trying to maximise the points potential.

As we look for ways to give our FPL squads the best possible chance of returns during an unpredictable month, one way of playing is to turn relatively defensive. This means ensuring that our teams are strong and healthy and that we can dip into our benches if and when needed. 

Alternatively, people might be looking to go for the jugular. This means trying to juggle heavy hitters and squeeze out as many points as possible during this busy period. While this poses a considerable risk, it of course may lead to huge returns if you can nail it.

Time to strengthen the bench?

Hunt for £4.0m FPL defender takes a turn as Ferguson ruled out through injury

The news of the postponement at Villa Park does serve as a bit of a wake-up call that a bench of players who at least play regularly for their teams seems a pretty good idea going into the festive schedule. With Tyrick Mitchell (£4.0m) now seemingly doomed to watch on from the sidelines, many of us are down to just two players on our FPL benches. 

The continued threat of coronavirus, as well as a packed winter schedule, means this may need to be addressed. Many of us are carrying players who seem likely to be at least in some way rotated over Christmas. For example, any of the Manchester City assets, Reece James (£5.1m), Timo Werner (£9.5m) and maybe even now Liverpool midfielders, with Diogo Jota’s (£6.8m) emergence, all look a little vulnerable. Now might be a good time to make sure you are prepared for any omissions.

Upgrading Mitchell to a £4.5m defender may seem a bit boring, but it might put you in good stead in the weeks to come. Stuart Dallas (£4.5m) looks the standout option at this price point for me. Five goal attempts over the last four Gameweeks puts him up with the likes of Reece James (£5.1m) and Ben Chilwell (£6.2m) and Leeds have a great run of fixtures to come, with only Manchester United looking like a potential banana skin right up until January 2.

Luke Ayling (£4.5m) is also a consideration, with the right-back boasting nearly double the number of penalty area touches (13) compared to Dallas over this time. However, despite promising stats, he has yet to register an attacking return this season, whereas Dallas already has a goal and an assist.

If one of the Leeds defenders doesn’t float your boat – or you already own one – then the other options to turn to are Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) or Vladmir Coufal (£4.6m). I really like how West Ham are currently set up under David Moyes, who is doing a fantastic job when many (including myself!) had written them off. 

Both Coufal and Masuaku have just 2.3% ownership at the time of writing, and once Manchester United are out the way this week, have a great run of fixtures right up until the end of January, with only Chelsea in Gameweek 14 looking like a good time to bench whichever defender you bring in.

Going for broke

The less conservative strategy at this stage is to accept whatever state our “fringe” players are in and really try and hammer the assets who have the biggest upside.

Mohamed Salah (£12.2m), Kevin De Bruyne (£11.7m) and Bruno Fernandes (£10.8m) all delivered in Gameweek 10. Many view these three as the “holy trinity” – players we should get in our squads no matter what.

However, is this perhaps doing a disservice to the likes of Harry Kane (£10.9m), Son Heung-min (£9.5m) and Jamie Vardy (£10.2m), who have all had stellar starts to the season? For many, these are the sacrificial lambs as people look to pastures new.

I feel that a case can be made for any combination of the above, which really reflects how exciting this season is, with so many players being worthy of our consideration. However, out of all the options, I really do feel that Fernandes has done enough to make him immune from any form of “hokey-cokey”. If you don’t have him, he’d be the one that I’d look to get in before he’s out of reach.

While the likes of Jota and even Riyad Mahrez (£8.3m) may be good value for their price – and this is how you should look at them, not as “coverage” for their more prestigious team-mates – I worry that the bubble could burst at any minute and we could be left with egg on our face. 

Salah and co look set to continue to deliver points all season. The trick is going to be knowing when these hauls are likely and when to get on them.

I brought in Vardy this week and a poor Leicester performance is making me consider whether he can really keep pace with the other players in his price bracket. An away game at Sheffield United, who have made the worst start to a Premier League season from any team in history, looks a good match-up for the Sheffield Wednesday fan so I’m not panicking just yet.

But, depending on whether you think Brighton is a tough game, Vardy’s fixtures are a lot less rosy thereafter and so the short-term pick of the Englishman may prove to be a costly one. He looks set to depart my team after being given little time to truly impress.

With no Salah or De Bruyne in my squad, and both with Fulham on the horizon, I am getting jittery. I think Son and Kane who will simply struggle to match De Bruyne and Salah over the next five Gameweeks, until Spurs themselves play Fulham in Gameweek 16. But moving these players out will require a hit, so timing feels like everything. For those that made the move before the Chelsea stalemate, well played. I think this was the time to do it. 

With games against Arsenal and Crystal Palace next, it feels risky shifting out the Spurs assets, so if you think they can continue to deliver points, then holding might be a sensible strategy. That said, can you really afford to ignore the upside of both De Bruyne and then Salah against Fulham? 

It’s hard to argue with a move for De Bruyne this week, which may be even better if paired with plans for another switch to Salah for the Gameweek after. Jiggery-pokery at its finest. 

My decision

The best Man City players for appealing fixtures after 5-0 win over Burnley

I’m toying with the idea of acquiring Mahrez for the Fulham game, which would mean ignoring De Bruyne entirely and looking for a way to bring in Salah for Gameweek 12. 

Getting a City player in feels a priority this week and a rest for the Algerian in the Champions League and some very, very promising comments from Guardiola about how “players who score will start” certainly bodes well for his chances of a start against the Cottagers.

This means I could hold on to both Son and Vardy this weekend and potentially move them both on next week to get Salah and Bamford, who have Fulham and West Ham respectively in Gameweek 12. Alternatively, I could lose Son this week and keep Hakim Ziyech (£8.3m) for his home match against Leeds.

Salah is the player who I’m coveting for the long term. Simply put, not owning him in my squad just feels… wrong. Okay there is the increased chance of rotation now that Jota is doing such a good job, but put simply, the Egyptian has proven over the last few seasons that he is the player most likely to register huge returns and if I’m ever torn between who to captain, he’s my go-to. 

As a captaincy option, while I’m happy with Fernandes if I need to, games against Fulham, Palace, West Brom and Newcastle in quick succession provide a perfect platform for the Liverpool double-up of Salah and Jota. City’s fixtures do also remain excellent, but there is the higher chance of rotation, a slight risk of De Bruyne dropping deeper to control the midfield in “tougher” games and from what I’ve seen from Man City, the high likelihood of a spread of points across their very capable forward line. 

Turning my back on last season’s top FPL performer doesn’t feel great and I know what he’s capable of. But you can’t have them all and this feels like something we are all going to have to put up with this season. Hopefully, we’re about to see the Mahrez of old who is more than capable of scoring 200+ points this season if he plays a decent number of minutes – although I also appreciate that he’s someone that can cause misery for those who take the punt on him. We’ll see what happens.

Whatever you decide to do, good luck for the following weeks. It’s going to be a wild ride.

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1,832 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Michelle Davin
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    How did ziyech look the 23 min he was on?

    1. Bam Saka Laca
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Yellow

  2. Noah’s Ark
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    Brian Kerr, the most irritating football pundit and now they have given him his own tv show about football. Good god.

  3. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    Robbo owners whatcha doing?
    Feel like he will get up for this game then rest midweek
    Really want to hold 2 transfers unless Kane is ruled out

    1. Weak Become Heros
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Waiting for solid news from Klopp.

    2. 1314
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      what's new with Robbo ?

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Klopp said he took a decent knock but kept playing

    3. stu92
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Only have 10 starters as it is, really need him to pull through for me!

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Yeh fair enough might be a tough week anyways
        Have one sub so will assess Kane as there’s plenty of options in that position

    4. Sam-not-so-wise
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      ive sold him to facilitate other moves... I took a - 12

    5. Jimmers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      He'll start at the weekend and get rested for the CL game

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Banking on the same

  4. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    10 months, 20 days ago

    Who would you sacrifice for Jota? Ziyech or Rashford?

    1. Weak Become Heros
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      I read on the previous page Rash may have aggravated an injury tonight.

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Rashford seemed like he might be injured tonight.

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Yes Cow. He was mentioned to have been injured with post match interview with Maguire by the reporter. I didn't see that happening though.

    3. Apwilkin
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Sounds like rashford went off hurt today. So probably him. But I’d wait for pressers on Friday.

  5. stu92
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    As a non-Jota owner, it’s deeply upsetting to see his continued price rises knowing that I’m 2 weeks off getting him. Especially when I had him in my pre-season team and then got rid when I thought he’d be sitting on the bench this season...

    1. Would Ed Woodward
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      He was sitting on the bench at the start of the season for Wolves so you got that right.

  6. Noah’s Ark
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    No post match interview with Ole?

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      C Harry did it.

  7. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    How many cs do you think chelsea get in next 5?

    1. lespaul
      • 12 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      2

    2. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      5 I hope 🙂 Doubt it though.

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      3

  8. NABIL - I still got Tsimi
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    Giroud to start at the weekend?

    1. lespaul
      • 12 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Surely

    2. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Nope...

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Yup

    4. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 20 days ago

      "ESSENTIAL"

    5. Lovren an elevator
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Why? It was a teams of seconds tonight.
      Tammy and werner are doing well, if it ain't broke don't fix it

  9. Champions League Varane
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    sterling and Grealish ➡️ KDB and Jota is so tempting ?

    1. chelseabrad
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Sterling to KDB seems a bit sideways to me. Grealish to Jota yes but very short term

  10. 1314
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    a) Robbo Bissouma > R.James Jota (-4)
    b) Robbo Bossouma Ziyech > R.James Jota Mahrez (-8)

    I feel Mahrez has high potential here despite the extra hit

  11. AzzaroMax99
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    How to get KDB in?

    Mendy
    Chilwell Lamptey Dias
    Salah Jota Bruno Ziyech
    Kane Dcl Watkins

    Forster Mitchel Anguissa Cresswell

    1FT
    1.4 Idb

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Watkins to Brewster and upgrade Z.

      1. AzzaroMax99
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Sell Ziyech before Leeds?

      2. AzzaroMax99
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Just checked, I'm 0.6 short for that move.

  12. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    Best move here? 1FT 3.8m ITB Cheers

    A Podence -> Mahrez (Bench headache going forward)
    B Son -> KDB (then possibly to Salah GW12)
    B Robbo/Podence -> Dallas/KDB - 4 (Need a hit to get Salah GW12)

    Martinez
    Chilwell Zouma Robbo
    Bruno Son Podence Jota
    DCL Vardy Bamford

    Forster Grealish Lamptey Mitchell

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Son to KDB
      Not afraid to go without Salah? I have been thinking what to do (post up) and that move Salah to KDB now and then reverse might work. It would allow me to keep Ziyeh and Bruno for now.

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        cheers not afraid of Salah this week but I want him next week. Not sure about Salah to KDB for you though, think i would leave it tbh

  13. Jimjam
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    Son or Ziyech out for a City mid?

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Son

  14. Moxon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    Kelleher a good option this week for FH?

    1. Alton E.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Think Liverpool will concede a goal still

    2. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      I'm looking at him also

    3. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      I’m on Johnstone

  15. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 20 days ago

    What's the opinion on a free hit this week if my team looks horrible. Taking some stupid hits and made it worse.

    When is the first double game week?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Horrible idea.

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Yeah I'll be absolutely destroyed in the blank and doubles lol.

        I've taken a -8 this week and have 9 players tho so I'm worried.

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          10 months, 20 days ago

          Play it if your team need it, don't think I've ever seen a great DGW FH team, usually it's rather "oh my god, why did I get into this DGW fever...my old squad would score (however more) points" 🙂

          Besides teams with DGW are AVL, MUN, MCI (sorry Burnley/Newcastle, you're out), we will have at least one or two of their players anyway. Just my 2 cents...

    2. Moxon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 20 days ago

      I'm going for it, but I have been known to be extremely stupid. Gives me:

      Johnstone
      Chilwell, James, Lamptey
      KDB, Fernandes, Mahrez, Jota
      Vardy, Jesus, DCL

      Not too bad eh?

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        I had almost the same team in mind only with Mendy over James and Bamford over DCL

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          10 months, 20 days ago

          I would expect Leeds to score with the crazy amount of shots they have, especially away from home, so not sure about double Chelsea defense.

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Haha, that is my exact team but going Keane over Lamptey

  16. YLK13
      10 months, 20 days ago

      Robertson, Wilson to Dias, Vardy for a -8?
      OR stick with it for one week....

      1. Szczajuszka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Wilson's got three great fixtures from GW12 incl WBA, Fulham. I'd keep.

        1. YLK13
            10 months, 20 days ago

            Cheers! Think it was a panic sell really, I'll sit tight.

      2. Scrumper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Why is no one talking about Matt Ryan? Am I missing something?
        Brighton's shots, goals and expected goals conceded are really impressive - they've just not got clean sheets yet. Given their fixtures and underlying stats, surely this will shift.
        Please let me know what I'm missing?

        1. F_Ivanovic
          • 6 Years
          10 months, 20 days ago

          Because he's been terrible and is letting in 4 more goals than expected because of this.

          1. Scrumper
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            10 months, 20 days ago

            So it's basically his fault / poor performance that is stopping the stats translating to clean sheets?

            1. Pipermaru
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              10 months, 20 days ago

              This, plus these crazy good defensive stats are actually detrimental for him cause he's not getting any save points. No saves, no clean sheets...no thanks.

        2. NateDog
          • 1 Year
          10 months, 20 days ago

          Brighton concede far too many chances and play too open in general, sure he can get save bonuses but there are other options out there that have a much better chance of adding the CS

          1. Scrumper
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            10 months, 20 days ago

            So, im looking at shifting Martinez this week, due to combination of his blank, and that it frees up a villa spot to get grealish in after this week.
            Which budget GK would you go with instead? (needs to be lower TV than Martinez)

            1. NateDog
              • 1 Year
              10 months, 20 days ago

              Mccarthy's fixtures are decent (except City), Meslier will be good for a CS or two too I'd say (although you'd have to be prepared for a possible mauling here and there but overall they have a decent set of fixtures for a while), even Johnstone might be worth a punt (he's been excellent so far and next 2 are very possible CS but bit rough after that), if I had to choose I'd go Meslier

      3. Szczajuszka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        10 months, 20 days ago

        I have Chilwell + Zouma + Cresswell *Mitchell* *Saiss*

        I want another defender

        a) Dallas
        b) Vestergard
        C) James (triple Chelsea?)
        D) City but who'll start? Dias / Mendy

        1. JohnnyRev7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          10 months, 20 days ago

          Link your team. It'll help more people to give you constructive feedback.

          1. Szczajuszka
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            10 months, 20 days ago

            Cheers - have done so. Be gentle, first season and started GW4 with an autopick. Have done better since!

      4. Champions League Varane
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Grealish and Martinez to flappy and Jota?

        1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 12 Years
          10 months, 20 days ago

          Only have 9 atm?

          1. Champions League Varane
            • 2 Years
            10 months, 20 days ago

            Yep no keeper and would have to start Burke for Grealish

            Priced out tonight aswell

      5. Gunner1290
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        0.2 in the bank 2 free transfers. What would you recommend?

        Martinez* (button)
        Chilwell Cancelo Cresswell (Ayling Mitchell)
        Kdb(c) Bruno Jota Ziyech Grealish*
        Vardy Calvert (Brewster)

      6. Nibbsy
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        Maupay price dropping tonight?

        1. JohnnyRev7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          10 months, 20 days ago

          Currently on -81.2%.

          http://www.fplstatistics.co.uk/

      7. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        who scores more this week?

        Ziyech or Son?

        1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
          • 9 Years
          10 months, 20 days ago

          Son

        2. AzzaroMax99
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 20 days ago

          I hope Ziyech 😀

      8. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 20 days ago

        A. Sterling to De Bruyne
        B. Martinez to McCarthy
        C. Both for a hit.

        Thoughts fellas.

        1. Puntillimon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          10 months, 20 days ago

          A first, decide B when news of when the game will be played is out

          1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
            • 9 Years
            10 months, 20 days ago

            I think A is a must at this stage.

      9. Cali
          10 months, 20 days ago

          Cancelo + Gordon (4.3M) to Dallas + Jota? Then bench all WHU players.

          McCarthy Forster
          Chilwell Coufal Cancelo Targett* Kilman
          KDB Bruno Ziyech Grealish* Gordon
          DCL Vardy Watkins*

          1. Cali
              10 months, 20 days ago

              Currently 1.7 ITB and 2 FT

          2. Puntillimon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            10 months, 20 days ago

            Martinez cancelo werner ziyech Watkins

            Which 3 are the most pressing to change?

            Cancelo, Werner, Martinez?

            1. AzzaroMax99
              • 5 Years
              10 months, 20 days ago

              Keep Werner for Leeds. Maybe Martinez, Cancelo and Watkins.

          3. dogtanion
            • 12 Years
            10 months, 20 days ago

            Any development on when the rescheduled match will occur ?

            1. Lovren an elevator
              • 6 Years
              10 months, 20 days ago

              Do we even know when villa, united, city and Burnley are re-scheduled for from gw 1?

          4. myteamissheeeeeeeet
            • 11 Years
            10 months, 20 days ago

            Thoughts please peeps?

            McCarthy
            *Cancelo Justin Chilwell
            *Ziyech Bruno KDB Bisouma
            DCL Vardy Bamford

            Forster Kilman Grealish Targett

            1.0 in the bank with 2 frees.

            I’m thinking Cancelo & Ziyech to Walker & Mahrez.
            A. Yes
            B. No
            C. Anything else if so what?

            1. OptimusBlack
              • 8 Years
              10 months, 20 days ago

              Yeees

              1. myteamissheeeeeeeet
                • 11 Years
                10 months, 20 days ago

                Yeeees what?

            2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              10 months, 20 days ago

              Is Ziyech injured mate?? The start next to his name

              1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                10 months, 20 days ago

                *star

              2. myteamissheeeeeeeet
                • 11 Years
                10 months, 20 days ago

                No he was sooooo poor last week so I want rid of him!

                1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  10 months, 20 days ago

                  Ahhh haha I see, he’s in my team so got worried haha, he will go after this week for me too, keeping a spot warm for Jota!!

            3. Carefree Crew
              • 3 Years
              10 months, 20 days ago

              No Ziyech came on from the bench tonight. Not injured.

              1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                10 months, 20 days ago

                Splendid!!! Thanks mate

          5. OptimusBlack
            • 8 Years
            10 months, 20 days ago

            What happened to Reguilón ?

            1. Jimmers
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              10 months, 20 days ago

              No much - he'll start Sunday just like Kane

          6. La vida FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            10 months, 20 days ago

            Any villa Newcastle reschedule news?

            1. Baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              10 months, 20 days ago

              Maybe after they have dates for postponed gw1 fixtures...

              1. La vida FPL
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                10 months, 20 days ago

                Won’t be this gameweek then?

                Will make the move tonight

          7. Shark Team
            • 4 Years
            10 months, 20 days ago

            Guys let me tell you my thoughts...
            I would love to take a punt on this Leeds guy Raphinha along with Dallas and Bamford to go full Leeds because I expect them to be one of the best attacks this month. But with Salah Grealish (owned) + KDB Bruno Jota (want to buy) someone should be left out. I'm concerned that social media brain drain me and I hate going with the template.

            1. NateDog
              • 1 Year
              10 months, 20 days ago

              Raphinha has looked good for a few games since gaining fitness. I was considering him after the Palace game and asked here if any Leeds fans thought he'd mail down a starting spot and was advised to give it a few weeks and probably guessed as much anyway, maybe should have gone for it earlier but he looks very good so far. I'm the same, avoided template as much as I could from the start and I'm not doing so bad (no Salah since the start, was holding onto spot in top 1m but a little out of it due to poor few weeks) but I find it more fun trying to do my own thing

              1. Shark Team
                • 4 Years
                10 months, 20 days ago

                Yeah it's really fun... Maybe I can go with both Jota and Raphinha and without KDB for a crazy team value