Frisking the Fixtures

How much rest will Premier League teams get over Christmas this season?

Spurs, Arsenal and Manchester City have the most gruelling festive fixture schedule in the Premier League this season.

That’s because the three clubs are set for a higher frequency of shorter rest times between matches compared to the rest of the division.

Now the Premier League has revealed the December television schedule, we can analyse the gaps between each Gameweek in more detail.

That includes measuring the distance between each team’s fixtures, so we can assess who will be the most and least likely to rotate during the Christmas rush.

Site regular and moderator Legomané has put together the FPL Matrix to visualise this information and help with our winter planning, which you can see below.

In order to assess the FPL implications of these fixtures, we have created three festive categories in which to place the teams.

  • The Ebenezer Scrooge category: Teams with the shortest rest periods and those working the most over Christmas. Bah humbug.
  • The John McClane category: Teams with medium rest periods. Things are quite balanced here. Yes, their situation is not ideal but, deep down, they put on a brave face and enjoy the relentless destruction for what it is.
  • The Buddy the Elf category: Teams with the longest rest periods, those who treat every day like it’s Christmas and stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup.

Accordingly, this article starts with assets to be wary of in terms of rotation, before finishing with the more reliable starters.

THE SCROOGES

Arsenal

Arsenal: RAP | tot | dun | BUR | SOU | eve | MCI | CHE | bha

No team will suffer a harder test than Arsenal during the Christmas period as they face no fewer than nine fixtures between December 1 and December 29.

It is the Thursday nights that will haunt the Gunners like the Marley brothers, as it means they face rest periods of just two days on SIX occasions.

Every team will have tough turnarounds between Gameweeks 12 and 14 but Mikel Arteta’s men don’t get much time to prepare for the Christmas Past or Christmas Yet to Come either side of that run.

There are just two days between a trip to Dundalk on December and a hosting Burnley the following Sunday.

And just two days after travelling to Everton on December 19, Arsenal host Manchester City in the EFL Cup quarter-final.

Thankfully, Arteta’s men are playing so poorly at both ends of the pitch that whatever rotation comes their way, it should not affect our Fantasy teams too much.

Tottenham Hotspur

The FPL impact of Reguilón's benching on Kane and Son

Spurs: las | ARS | ANT | cry | liv | LEI | stk | wol | FUL

While our love is gone for the Gunners, Fantasy managers still hold a torch for Harry Kane (£10.9m) and Son Heung-min (£9.5m).

They have been dealt a similar deal to Arsenal, and we can expect Spurs to be working harder than a young Ebenezer Scrooge during Fozziwig’s rubber chicken factory Christmas party.

Their festive schedule is also chained up with Thursday-night commitments, making for five different occasions where Jose Mourinho will have just two days to prepare for the next game.

While Kane and Son are usually relatively rotation proof for the Premier League matches, assets such as Sergio Reguilón (£5.6m) and Gareth Bale (£9.5m) might be the main assets at risk.

But the Premier League games Spurs must play are challenging indeed, sitting third-bottom on the Season Ticker between Gameweeks 11 and 15.

Manchester United

Man United: PSG | whu | lpz | MCI | shu | LEE | eve | lei | WOL

The beginning and end of Manchester United’s Christmas journey looks the most difficult, as they face two-day rests between facing PSG, West Ham and Leipzig.

Then between Gameweek 13 and 16, it’s another gruelling run of two-day gaps between Sheffield United, Leeds, Everton, Leicester and Wolves.

In total, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men face six two-day gaps during this period which could seriously test Bruno Fernandes‘ (£10.9m) run of starts.

The presence of Donny van de Beek (£6.7m) may become more important during this run, while Edinson Cavani (£8.0m) and Anthony Martial (£8.7m) are sure to split centre-forward duties too.

With a few stand-in options on the flanks, Marcus Rashford (£9.5m) may even find himself deployed up-front in order to rest Cavani and Martial.

Manchester City

Man City: por | FUL | MAR | mun | WBA | sou | ars | NEW | eve

Pep Guardiola is unlikely to have much sympathy for Fantasy managers trying to guess his Christmas team selections. 

‘Are there no poor houses?’ he’ll ask nonchalantly, upon watching the FPL community descend into decay at yet further benching for Raheem Sterling (£11.4m).

At no stage during the festive run will Manchester City get more than three days to rest ahead of a game and, while they get fewer two-day gaps than their city rivals (three), they must contend with just one day between the Gameweek 15 home clash with Newcastle and the Gameweek 16 trip to Everton.

Looking at their schedule is like staring into the formless face of the ghost of Christmas Yet to Come for owners of João Cancelo (£5.6m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.3m).

Considering Manchester City rotate considerably anyway, their hectic schedule is sure to place more emphasis on the Bob Cratchetts in their team, reliable starters such as Kevin De Bruyne (£11.7m) and Rúben Dias (£5.6m). 

After all, the Citizens are top of the Season Ticker between Gameweeks 11 and 16.

Leicester City

Leicester: zor | shu | AEK | BHA | EVE | tot | MUN | cry

Leicester are another team who follow up three two-day gaps with a one-day rest period between Gameweeks 15 and 16.

They face Manchester United (home) and Crystal Palace (away) in those matches, a run in which it would be hard to predict two starts for the veteran Jamie Vardy (£10.2m).

It is the European fixtures that put the spanner into the works for the Foxes, although considering Vardy appears to be the only one trusted with hefty ownership right now, the knock-on effect may only be on Harvey Barnes (£6.9m) owners, who have already felt the effects of Christmas rotation in Gameweek 10.

More than ever, Brendan Rodgers could do with having Tiny Timothy Castagne (£5.7m) back fit to help the cause.

Chelsea

Wasteful Werner shows promising signs for FPL owners

Chelsea: sev | LEE | KRA | eve | wol | WHU | ars | AVL

It’s the start of December that looks the most challenging for Chelsea as they face three two-day rests and one three-day turnaround between their Champions League trip to Sevilla and a Gameweek 13 trip to Wolves.

Then they get five days and four days sandwiched between Gameweeks 13, 14 and 15 thanks to their elimination from the EFL Cup – but then it’s just one day in the middle of facing Arsenal (away) and Aston Villa (home).

Christian Pulisic (£8.2m) is back in the fold now so Timo Werner‘s (£9.5m) minutes could be managed while Olivier Giroud (£6.7m) is sure to surface to provide rest for Tammy Abraham (£7.2m)

Frank Lampard certainly has the option to rotate Reece James (£5.1m) and Ben Chilwell (£6.2m) if he so chooses, while even Kurt Zouma (£5.5m) and Thiago Silva (£5.5m) have dropped in and out of the side this year. 

Considering Chelsea sit rather uninspiringly in the middle of the Season Ticker between Gameweeks 11 and 16, there might only be one more sleep until Fantasy managers start dismantling their triple-ups.

Liverpool

Liverpool: AJX | WOL | mid | ful | TOT | cry | WBA | new

Liverpool squeeze their way into football’s version of the Christmas Carol, making a Beaker-esque cameo appearance.

That’s mainly because of the sheer number of fixtures they face. Unlike many others in this category, they have a five-day wait between fixtures against Crystal Palace (away) and West Bromwich Albion (home) in Gameweeks 14 and 15 respectively and there are four days between a Tuesday meeting with Ajax and Wolves’ Gameweek 11 trip to Anfield.

However, there’s still a lot on Liverpool’s plate across the whole period, their eight fixtures only eclipsed by the north London and Manchester clubs. And, of course, the injuries continue to pile up at Anfield.

THE MCCLANES

Everton and Newcastle

Does early FPL team news really provide an advantage?

Everton: bur | CHE | lei | ARS | MUN | shu | MCI

Newcastle: avl | WBA | lee | FUL | brt | mci | LIV

Everton and Newcastle’s involvement in the EFL Cup is the reason for their rather middling schedule. The two clubs might think twice about scaling such a tall building (in this case, a cup-run) again at this rate.

They each have two two-day gaps while Everton have just one day between Sheffield United (away) and Manchester City (home). While the former looks a nice fixture, will Carlo Ancelotti want to waste his best team on that with Guardiola’s men to come? All things equal, they’d probably rather be in Philadelphia.

As for difficulty, Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.9m) owners might want to consider using the emergency channel – provided it doesn’t sound like they’re ordering a pizza. Across Everton face Chelsea (home), Leicester (away), Arsenal (home) and Manchester City (home) between Gameweeks 12 and 16, putting them fourth-bottom of the Season Ticker for December. 

Meanwhile, the Magpies can probably enjoy a trip to the coast, get together and have a few laughs. Despite the turnaround of that Cup tie, they still face West Bromwich Albion, Leeds and Fulham between Gameweeks 12 and 14, favourable fixtures indeed.

Palace and Southampton

Crystal Palace: wba | TOT | whu | LIV | avl | LEI

Southampton: bha | SHU | ars | MCI | ful | WHU

Southampton and Crystal Palace might feel like they’ve been invited to a Christmas party by mistake this year.

Their gaps at the start and the end of the month are relatively favourable but in the middle of December resembles crawling through the vents of a terrorist-infested skyscraper.

Two days after hosting Southampton, Che Adams (£5.9m) and Alex McCarthy (£4.6m) will visit Arsenal and two days after that Manchester City visit the Etihad Stadium. 

The fact that the Saints’ goalkeeper has played a starring role in recent weeks could be exceptionally pertinent over Christmas with tough fixtures and rotation threat.

Meanwhile, Gameweeks 12 to 14 pit Crystal Palace against Spurs (home), West Ham (away) and Liverpool (home), each fixture two days from the last.

Provided Wilfried Zaha (£7.3m) is back to his best at that point, he could be the only outfield player likely to feature significantly as Roy Hodgson has options to cover central midfield, the wingers and most positions in the back-four.

Brighton and Burnley

Brighton: SOU | lei | ful | SHU | whu | ARS

Burnley: EVE | ars | avl | WOL | lee SHU

Brighton and Burnley have similar rest periods during December, each facing just one day between Gameweeks 15 and 16 while they are both afforded two five-day gaps between fixtures earlier in the month.

However, the Seagulls have a better deal when it comes to the difficulty of these fixtures, a Gameweek 12 trip to Leicester the only fly in the ointment.

They face Fulham, Sheffield United and West Ham between Gameweeks 12 and 14 and, based on his eye test and an injury to Neal Maupay (£6.3m), we could be saying “welcome to the party, pal” to Danny Welbeck (£5.5m).

Burnley have hardly inspired Fantasy ownership in a big way this season so festive meetings with Arsenal (away), Aston Villa (away) and Wolves (home) are unlikely to change that any time soon.

Fulham and Sheffield United

Fulham: mci | LIV | BHA | new | SOU | tot

Sheff Utd: LEI | sou | MUN | bha | EVE | bur

Fulham and Sheffield United were close to trading Nakatomi Plaza for the north pole with their relatively kind rest periods on offer.

However, it looks as if they’re stuck with Argyle for a chauffeur as their tough fixtures keep them in the world of Die Hard in December.

Fulham, who have an eight-day gap between Gameweeks 11 and 12 must also endure meetings with Manchester City (away) and Liverpool (home) respectively while the Blades face Leicester, Southampton, Manchester United and Everton.

THE BUDDIES

West Ham United

West Ham: MUN | lee | CRY | che | BHA | sou

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud about West Ham’s festive schedule for all to hear.

No Premier League team can offer as much rest as the Hammers this December, afforded two five-day rest periods and two four-day gaps to boot.

If Michail Antonio (£6.2m) can regain his full fitness soon, he looks as nailed-on as any asset during Christmas while defensive options such as Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m), Vladimir Coufal (£4.6m) and Aaron Cresswell (£5.2m) will bring comfort to their owners based on this run.

The fixtures themselves are a little mixed, especially when going up against Manchester United (Gameweek 11) and Chelsea (Gameweek 14).

However, facing Leeds (away), Crystal Palace (home), Brighton (home) and Southampton (away) could be as fun as pelting teenage kids with snowballs in Central Park.

Leeds United

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Leeds: che | WHU | NEW | mun | BUR | wba

Leeds certainly weren’t on the naughty list this year as their Christmas looks as tasty as the world’s best cup of coffee.

Two five-day gaps, one four-day and one three-day rest period is helpful enough, before we consider how dedicated Marcelo Bielsa is to his first-team players.

While the formations and shapes often fluctuate at Leeds, their manager rarely makes changes to the personnel involved, if he can help it.

Kalvin Phillips‘ (£4.9m) return from injury has boosted the defensive potential of Illan Meslier (£4.5m), Stuart Dallas (£4.5m) and Luke Ayling (£4.5m) while Patrick Bamford‘s (£6.1m) league form surely make a benching unlikely during the festivities.

Wolves

Wolves: liv | AVL | CHE | bur | TOT | mun

Wolves have the honour of being the only Premier League team afforded THREE periods of five-day resting this year.

That certainly goes a long way to boosting the likes of Pedro Neto (£5.6m) and Max Kilman (£4.3m), provided the latter can reclaim his place.

But, son of a nutcracker, do the fixtures themselves look difficult. To say the run itself is kind to Nuno Espirito Santo’s men would be to sit on a throne of lies.

Between Gameweeks 11 and 16, Wolves sit bottom of the Season Ticker, as they face Liverpool (away), Chelsea (home), Spurs (home) and Manchester United (away).

Aston Villa

Aston Villa: NEW* | wol | BUR | wba | CRY | che

Following the postponement of Aston Villa’s Gameweek 11 meeting with Newcastle, there is a lot up in the air about their Christmas schedule.

On the surface, it looks promising, even if they were to face the Magpies at the back-end of Gameweek 11. The Villains would still be handed one five-day rest period and another lasting four days.

Although, until things are confirmed, I would feel like a cotton-headed ninny muggins by handing out too much Villa advice.

Either way, Jack Grealish (£7.7m) is an immovable object in the Villa team at the best of times so his place in our teams looks relatively locked in for Christmas.

Ollie Watkins (£6.1m) has not faced much competition for his place this season but, as the fixtures take their toll on squad fitness, Dean Smith could be tempted to use the recovering Keinan Davis (£4.3m) or Wesley (£6.0m) if they can get in time.

West Bromwich Albion

West Brom: CRY | new | mci | AVL | liv | LEE

Two five-day rest period and one four-day is a relatively sweet deal for West Bromwich Albion.

However, the task that awaits the Baggies is akin to convincing a hard-nosed New York book publisher that an elf-like man-child is his son.

The Baggies sit second-bottom on the Season Ticker during this period, as they face Manchester City and Liverpool between Gameweeks 13 and 15, as well as a derby encounter with Aston Villa in between.

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1,662 Comments Post a Comment
  1. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 19 days ago

    McCarthy
    Chilwell, Cancelo, KWP, Kilman
    KDB, Bruno, Ziyech, Soucek
    DCL, Vardy
    (Forster; Grealish*, Watkins*, Targett*)

    Cancelo > Lamptey likely a done deal. But what to do with the other FT?
    1) save
    2) Watkins > Decordova-Reid (banking funds for Salah in gw12)
    3) Kilman > Ayling

  2. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 19 days ago

    On two occasions tonight I offered a bit of analysis on the game to my dad, only for the commentary team to make the same point with roughly the same wording merely seconds after. I think this has to be one of the most satisfying feelings in spectator sport.

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      Forza Papac moves into position, offers astute commentary to Dad, repeated by the professionals and it's a gooooooasaaaaallllll!

      1. Forza Papac
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        *runs toward corner flag, chased by teammates, smile on face. Attempts knee slide but gets it wrong and ends up doing a forward roll*

    2. Boss Hogg
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      It’s up there with saying what substitutions you’d make seconds before that player prepares to come on.

      1. Forza Papac
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Yeah this a good one

    3. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      It just means you watch too much sport. I too have the same armchair commentating genius. The Mrs still hates me watching every sporting event from start to finish.

      1. Forza Papac
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Wet blanket

  3. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 19 days ago

    Anybody selling ziyech or grealish

    If so to who?

    1. D.Glynn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 19 days ago

      Original plan was Ziyech to KDB, now I'm doing Grealish to KDB

    2. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      May well do Grealish, Ziyech & DCL to Salah, 5.2m MF & Bamford next GW for a -4

  4. Olson
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 19 days ago

    Callum Wilson. Quite incredible that a player a managed to score 7.5ppg across ten game weeks at 6.5m and may go into GW12 at a price below his SP.

    Wonder if that kind of craziness has ever happened before

    1. FPLHaggis
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      Last season Wilson started at 7.5m, returned in the opening 7 gws, and dropped by 0.2m. 😆

    2. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      If he'd done the exact same in any other team name than Newcastle would have shot up I reckon. I enjoyed his points but disappointed not to see the price rises also

    3. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      (1) injury rumors
      (2) plays for a buddy club
      (3) anytime you watch NUfC you fall asleep before he scores

      Now a pandemic scare

      1. Olson
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        I understand why. It's just a mad state of affairs that anyone who has owned him from day one has ultimately owned one of the best players in the game and seen no sustained price rise.

        The biggest factor though is that bamford was priced cheaper and DCL played for a team with James and Richarlson. Wilson ended up the spare part in that trio.

        1. Camino Aleatorio
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          Wrong attitude my friend. Points Trump Value.

          I would be happy to own a 6.0 Jota and nobody else owned him. Or a 7.0 Grealish, with me and 4 other people owning him.

  5. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 19 days ago

    And also start lamptey or cresswell?

    1. Vazza
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Lamps

    2. Dele
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      Son > Mahrez for a hit?

      1. Vazza
          4 months, 19 days ago

          No way

        • BeWater
            4 months, 19 days ago

            I wouldn't do that for a hit.

          • Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 19 days ago

            Silly.

          • It’s gonna Ben Mee
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 19 days ago

            No

          • Camino Aleatorio
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 19 days ago

            Son vs Arsenal

            Mahrez vs Fulham (assuming he starts and plays 60 minutes, minimum)

            Mahrez is more likely to give you more this game week. But now your stuck with Mahrez and need to transfer Son (or another nailed and excellent player) back later.

            Mahrez is very Peppable but prolly not this week

        • TNB
            4 months, 19 days ago

            Swap Watkins for

            1. Antonio
            2. Che Adams

            1. Forever In Our Shadow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              4 months, 19 days ago

              The one that is fit.

              1. Boss Hogg
                • 11 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Mrs Hogg thinks Giroud is fit, but I won’t be signing him any time soon.

                1. Forever In Our Shadow
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Is it really Mrs Hogg that thinks that?? :-;

                  1. Boss Hogg
                    • 11 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    To be fair, I agree!

            2. Shineonme
              • 4 Years
              4 months, 19 days ago

              Adams

          • Nespinha
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 19 days ago

            Rate in terms of best budget forwards until end of year.

            A) Bamford
            B) Adams
            C) Wellbeck
            D) Bobby Reid

            1. TheSteel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              4 months, 19 days ago

              A hands down. Stats arent even close.

            2. D.Glynn
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              4 months, 19 days ago

              A
              B
              Forget the others

              1. Camino Aleatorio
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                I Have A, really like B

            3. Boss Hogg
              • 11 Years
              4 months, 19 days ago

              The order you have them.
              Except Bobby Reid should be option Z.

              1. Nespinha
                • 5 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Going Dallas, Bamford and Salah next week. If prices font change its OK, if they change, Adams is plan B. Others would be if prices change too much

          • Alex1995
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 19 days ago

            G2G or anything worth a hit?

            Martinez*
            Robbo Chilwell Cresswell
            KDB(c) Bruno Son Jota
            Vardy DCL Bamford

            1. Dele
              • 4 Years
              4 months, 19 days ago

              G2g

          • Bonus magnet
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 19 days ago

            Choose one (funds limited)

            Jota
            Torres
            Ziyech

            1. Vazza
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Jota but do expect an occasional benching

            2. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
              • 9 Years
              4 months, 19 days ago

              Son & Watkins - KDB & Bamford?

              Would be -4 with exact money. Can do son to KDB for free but bench is gash.

              Cheers

              1. Dele
                • 4 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Not sure Bamford scores this week

                1. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
                  • 9 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  He'll play though

            3. Vazza
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Is Salah worth the extra 0.5m over KDB.

                I can only bring one of these guys in. Who should I bring in out of these two?

                1. fusen
                  • 9 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  He isn't this weekend, he is next weekend

              • _Ninja_
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Still can't decide on either of these?

                A Podence/Robbo -> KDB/Dallas
                B Podence -> Mahrez

                Martinez
                Chilwell Zouma Robbo
                Bruno Son Podence Jota
                DCL Vardy Bamford

                Forster Grealish Lamptey Mitchell

                1. Rinseboy
                  • 9 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  A looks great. As long as you're planning to hold the city mid over December and not do a hokey kokey with Salah go A.

                  Mahrez I just worry is more rotation risk in the future. KDB is a set and forget right through till Jan

                  1. Rinseboy
                    • 9 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    assume you bench Dallas this week and play Lamptey? Then have Dallas ready for his good run next week?

                    1. _Ninja_
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      4 months, 19 days ago

                      cheers mate yes I would be benching Dallas this week and playing him next. A is where I'm leaning.

                2. Shineonme
                  • 4 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  A

                  1. _Ninja_
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    cheers

              • FPLHaggis
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Pick one combo for Christmas:

                A) KDB, DCL, Soucek
                B) Fernandes, Mahrez, Brewster

                1. Garam MOSALAH
                  • 7 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  A

                2. Dele
                  • 4 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  A

                3. Catastrophe
                  • 10 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  The actual people, for Christmas?

                  1. FPLHaggis
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    We can extend our bubbles to 3 households over 5 days at Christmas 😆

                4. Catastrophe
                  • 10 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  If all are playing, A. Otherwise very close. Bruno and KDB both essential...

                5. Boss Hogg
                  • 11 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  B
                  All kinds of mischief with those 3.

                  1. FPLHaggis
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    Full disclosure, I currently own A, and B looks nice and shiny.

              • Garam MOSALAH
                • 7 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                As all Europe matches are over
                is it safe to do Mane > Salah now with exact funds ?

                1. Garam MOSALAH
                  • 7 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Or wait till Saturday pressers?

              • It’s gonna Ben Mee
                • 7 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Bench one:

                A) Vestergaard
                B) Cancelo
                C) Lamptey

                1. Dele
                  • 4 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  A

                2. Garam MOSALAH
                  • 7 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  A

                3. Shineonme
                  • 4 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Don't think B starts

                  1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                    • 7 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    Exactly, so do I bench him to avoid the risk of a 1 point cameo?

              • Dele
                • 4 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Anything for a hit? 0.4m ITB.

                *Martinez*
                Chilwell, James, Lamptey, Ayling
                Salah, Jota, KDB, Son, Bruno
                DCL

                Peacock, Brewster, *Watkins*, Dunne

                1. Garam MOSALAH
                  • 7 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Gtg

              • FFFoxy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Bruno & Richarlison to Mahrez & Jesus (-4) ?

                1. Dele
                  • 4 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Go to sleep

                  1. Bojam
                    • 3 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    This ^. OP talking crazy.

                  2. FFFoxy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    you literally just suggested son to mahrez for a hit hahaha, so i don't know why you're going on like i'm talking crazy. Mahrez should match or better bruno with that fixture and i can see jesus outscoring rich comfy. I would differential captain Jesus too

                    1. Dele
                      • 4 Years
                      4 months, 19 days ago

                      Easier to sell Son than Bruno right now imo

                      1. Bojam
                        • 3 Years
                        4 months, 19 days ago

                        I won't be selling either anytime soon. Nor will I be bringing in Mahrez or Jesus.

                      2. FFFoxy
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        4 months, 19 days ago

                        i agree with that, i just don't think my suggestion is that crazy. A lot of people scared of hits i get it, but I'd fancy Burnley and West ham (both at home) to shut out their opponents better than city at etihad. Just my opinion

                        1. FFFoxy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          4 months, 19 days ago

                          Fulham at etihad*

                        2. Bojam
                          • 3 Years
                          4 months, 19 days ago

                          My problem with Mahrez and Jesus is that they seem like short-term picks, who may or may not start and will always be a rotation risk. Bruno on the other hand is a nailed on starter and on current form not someone you should be considering ditching. Richarlison, less convinced but I think I take him over Jesus. Certainly wouldn't be taking hits to swap him for Jesus. Just my 2p worth.

                2. Garam MOSALAH
                  • 7 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Nope

                3. Yankee Toffee
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  no

                4. Original - Wolves Ay We
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Not Bruno, someone else.

                  1. FFFoxy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    don't want to lose bruno at all, but i can see mahrez matching him over next few (providing he starts)

                    1. Badluck Jonathan
                      • 6 Years
                      4 months, 19 days ago

                      I can't

              • Catastrophe
                • 10 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                1FT, 1.1 ITB.

                Martinez*
                Chilwell, Zouma, Justin
                KDB, Son, Fernandes, Jota
                Vardy, DCL, Bamford

                (Steer, Bissouma, Mitchell, Kilman)

                A) Justin -> Dias (original plan..)
                B) Justin -> James (Chelsea triple!)
                C) Son -> Mahrez (Too risky?)
                D) Save FT

                Next week - Vardy & Bissouma -> Salah & Brewster.

                Cheers

                1. mikess
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  A or C

              • klopptimusprime
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                3 Villa players and only 1 bench replacement playing (Soucek)
                Time for Free Hit?

              • tsm
                • 10 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                McCarthy
                Zouma/James/Dias
                Kdb/Fernandes/Son/Jota
                Vardy/Tammy/Welbeck

                Gtg?

              • PP6
                • 2 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                What to actually do?
                1FT 0 ITB

                Foster
                Lamptey Chilwell Fofana
                Mitchell/Burke Bruno (S)terling Bowen
                DCL Kane Vardy.

                Martinez,Mitchell/Burke,Targett,Grealish.

              • ExpectedToulouse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Johnstone
                James - Lamptey - Fofana
                KDB - Mahrez - Bruno - Ziyech - Jota
                Jesus - Werner

                1.8M itb to improve this FH squad

                Would you:
                A) Invest 1.8 in defense, and how?
                B) Jesus > Vardy and get City defender

                1. mikess
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Ditch Fofana, get attacking potential

              • Rinseboy
                • 9 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                How does this look for this week? Any hits worth it?

                Martinez
                James Chilwell Dias
                KDB Son Jota Bruno Grealish
                Vardy DCL
                Lamptey Brewster Mitchell
                0.3 ITB

                1. Dele
                  • 4 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Lovely team

                  1. Rinseboy
                    • 9 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    Thanks Dele mate

                2. _Ninja_
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Very nice. g2g

              • Puntillimon
                • 5 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Are the number of fans who are allowed back split equally into away and home fans? Starting to think home fans may make a difference this weekend - pool spurs Chelsea man city hammers all at home this weekend

                1. Boss Hogg
                  • 11 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Nobody at City.

                  1. Boss Hogg
                    • 11 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    And no away fans from tier 3 areas I think too.

                2. Major League Shocker
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  No, only home fans are allowed.

                3. Puntillimon
                  • 5 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Chelsea Leeds will be a fun watch, pool wolves too

                  1. Puntillimon
                    • 5 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    Hammers united too

                  2. Chelsea Rangers Loyal
                    • 7 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    Fun if we win!

              • Boss Hogg
                • 11 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                What order would you pick these in this gw?

                a. Dallas
                b. Bissouma
                c. Coufal

                1. Rinseboy
                  • 9 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  A C B

                  1. mikess
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    This

              • Dele
                • 4 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                If you’re doing a -4 for Watkins in theory it’s just a -2 this week right...

                1. mikess
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  My thinking, unless you have a solid bench option

              • mikess
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Martinez*
                Chilwell, Robertson, Mitchell
                Mane, Bruno, Son, Jota, Lookman
                Kane, DCL

                Forster, Brewster, Kilman, Dunne

                1ft 0.4 itb. Much appreciate your help.

                Fairly settled on Forster > Johnstone. Mixed opinions from people on this regarding funds and benching headache but I'm happy with it. Moving on to main transfers..

                A) Son > Mahrez
                B) Dunne > 4.4 defender
                C) Mane > KDB
                D) Kilman & Son - 4 > R James & Mahrez. Skip Johnstone, only field 10

                1. Shineonme
                  • 4 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  C

                  1. mikess
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    Cheers, do fancy Mane this weekend though

                2. Shardlow
                  • 3 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  C, good long term move as well.

              • aborg
                • 3 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Anyone considering to play a Southampton defender for their relatively run of easier fixtures ahead?
                Anyone has an eye on Vestergaard for example as a good differential defender pick?

                1. Boss Hogg
                  • 11 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Looking at them maybe for the last slot in a line up off:

                  Leeds, Burnley, Brighton, Chelsea, Southampton

                  So maybe:

                  Dallas, Taylor, Lamptey, Chilwell, Vestergaard

                  1. aborg
                    • 3 Years
                    4 months, 19 days ago

                    Looks interesting really....don’t like the Chelsea double up with Reece James or Zouma that most are doing if you already got Chilwell...

              • Gun gun
                • 4 Years
                4 months, 19 days ago

                Can i skip jota for this week?

                1. Boss Hogg
                  • 11 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Yes you can.

                2. Rupert The Horse
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  4 months, 19 days ago

                  Can I skip it, yes you can.