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How to use teams’ specific weaknesses to pick the right FPL assets

Despite selling Jamie Vardy (£10.3m) for a hit on Friday, Gameweek 12 turned out to be a pretty good one for me.

After taking my second minus four of the season to accommodate Mohamed Salah (£12.3m), I returned a total of 70 points and as a result, now sit 202,736th overall, with my Wildcard still intact.

So, as focus turns to Gameweek 13, I’m going to have a look at where teams have been conceding most of their chances from this season, in the hope of identifying one or two transfer targets for the Christmas period. 

I’ll then have a closer look at some of the players who stood out, and also discuss plans going forward.

WHERE TEAMS CONCEDE THE MOST CHANCES FROM

Using data from the Premium Members Area, I’ve had a look at where each team is most susceptible to conceding chances. This is something I like to keep track of during the season, in an attempt to find out which fantasy options can exploit those weaknesses. 

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  1. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 9 days ago

    Foden KDB Sterling
    Torres

    Calling this front 4

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Tempted by torress

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        He has my armband and I have a gut feeling about it finally and I'm not changing!

    2. JJeyy
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      or
      Torres, Bernardo, Foden
      Jesus.

      Pep has been talking about wanting Jesus to get goals, so think he will start. Just comes down to whether he gives KDB a rest and wingers are anyones guess.

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        I could see that too. We will find out tomorrow! Too late of course!

      2. Gun gun
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Jesus is really lousy. Sorry but really i think he pull the team down

        1. JJeyy
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          I don't disagree, always lacked when finishing, but Pep seems to like his workrate for the team, and wants to get him confidence through goals

      3. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        KDB had rest in CL games and will get rested for League and FA cup- City need to win so think plays all PL games. Agree Jesus starts with Aguero getting good minutes off bench

        KDB Foden
        Mahrez Jesus Sterling

        1. JJeyy
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Comes down to how highly pep rates West Brom. I dont see them any better than Marseille which they easily beat 3-0 in the cl without KDB, and where Bernardo played 10 in that game, not saying it will happen but there is a chance. Mahrez should get a rest aswell after playing cl midweek, and ferran/foden need minutes.

    3. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Any reason why no one is predicting mahrez? Started a lot this season and has played well lately, plus subbed early last match.

      1. Sanchit
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Jealous kids who don't own him

  2. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 9 days ago

    A) Chilwell, Podence to Ayling, Torress? (-4)
    B) Werner, Podence to Fodder, Torres (-4)
    C) Salah to KDB

  3. Kabaranko
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 9 days ago

    I really wish good articles like this one would get discussed in the comments instead of thousands random choose one, who to swap, good to go? generic, useless toxic spam.
    anyway, would be even better if you removed teams from the list for which the stats are useless, like aston villa conceding 32 chances from left and 28 from right, completely irrelevant, and put more focus on the ones that have a glaring pattern, like newcastle conceding 60 chances from centre, 40 right and 29 left.

    1. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Yea well not everyone is a member so good luck with that one.

    2. Mufc202020
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Who should I captain?
      A) Bruno
      B) KDB
      C) Sterling

      1. Kabaranko
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 9 days ago

        A)

    3. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Get you, two posts and no grav. Got some neck criticising the standard of posts when you never make any.

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        This

    4. El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Focus on positive comments only,like yours.

  4. ooooo
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 9 days ago

    How nailed is Stones?.

    1. Dirty Harry
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      I'd rather nailing than stones

    2. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      He plays for Man City

    3. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Not nailed at all but he's at the top of Peps nice list right now. Depends on how Pep ends up dealing with rotation and the busy period.

    4. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Looks like his place to lose but I don't underestimate Stone's ability to lose it!

  5. Dirty Harry
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 9 days ago

    I'm behind in ML and trying to make ground. KDB is less owned whereas Bruno is more owned.

    I have both KDB and Bruno. Is it best to KDB as a mini differential in the ML?

    1. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Just pick who YOU think scores more. If you keep making the right decisions you will climb the league. That said both look good options for this week so you could make an argument for either. If you can't decide between the 2 it would probably make sense to go for KDB in your case

      1. Dirty Harry
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Thanks. I've been on Bruno as I bought him in this week for Jota but either could haul. Flip a coin I guess.

  6. OleBall
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Would you swap Vardy out this week in order to get Bruno in? Would be for free as i have 2ft

      1. NateDogsCats
          4 months, 9 days ago

          If it can wait I'd give it one more week as I think Everton game will suit Leicester

          1. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            This

        • Bees4Lyf
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Can see this weeks game having a few goals - would keep

      2. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Who is the best pick for the next few months for Man City from these three ... Mendy / Walker / Cancelo?

        I would appreciate your thinking as to your choice as I see merit in all three and understand rotation players a factor for them all to a degree?

        Thanks in advance.

        1. Agger
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Cancelo is second to KDB for chances created for City, so he's the best pick in defence but obviously he's not a guaranteed starter but neither are Walker and Mendy so your call

          1. Eh, just one more thing ...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Do you think Mendy’s less game time early season might mean more game time during the packed schedule?

        2. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Walker
          Cancelo
          Mendy

          In order of reliance.

          Mendy is a crap option and a crap footballer and I'm a blue

          1. Eh, just one more thing ...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Some brutal honesty from a blue which I will certainly take on board.

        3. lugs
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          i think the lineup for the Utd game showed Peps preference, Walker is the most nailed, then annoyingly Cancelo for the tougher games then Mendy for the easier games like against WBA tomorrow

          1. Eh, just one more thing ...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            I guess that’s a good way of looking it ... from a FF stance, you don’t care as much what Pep trusts, I guess you want the guy who plays against the poor sides In the hope of returns def and offensively...

        4. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Walker I would say least likely to rotation- but Dias the one I would bring in

          1. Eh, just one more thing ...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Any serious goal threat from him long term I wonder, although I agree with you in terms of consistency of starts ? I have a decent bench defence wise (I think) so don’t mind the odd non starter ... just feel those three might offer better offensive returns and better explosive returns ... just not sure who longish term?

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              He has had some good chances and scored a couple for Portugal recently- Cancelo will land big score sometime but just cannot rely on him starting so a good deal of luck needed!

              1. Eh, just one more thing ...
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Yup. I think that is very true ... with their fixtures maybe the surety of more likely CS points out weighs benched risk and lucky offensive points. Appreciate your input.

            2. fish&chips
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              He scored a couple for Portugal a month ago. Reckon he'll pick up a goal at some point in the next 8

              1. Eh, just one more thing ...
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Yes, maybe hold and grab consistent more CS points with a rare offensive return.

      3. Joyce1998
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Any Recommendations much appreciated
        2 FT
        0.0 itb

        Mccarthy
        Robertson, Justin, Saiss
        Salah, KDB (c), Klich, Bruno
        DCL, Ings, Cwilson

        Steer, Alzate, Ctaylor, Mitchell

        1. Joyce1998
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          0.1 itb

        2. OleBall
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Saiss > Konsa?

        3. Big Col
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Which two to play?

          A) Adams.
          B) Soucek

          1) Justin.
          2) Ayling

          1. Eh, just one more thing ...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            B
            1

        4. Tabbara
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Bowen or Soucek

          1. Big Col
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Bowen

          2. hshepherd
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Soucek very good enabler to save some money for the premiums. Choose Bowen if you don't need to upgrade elsewhere

        5. Eh, just one more thing ...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Tunnocks Caramel Wafer ... Tunnocks caramel Log ... or Tunnocks Tea Cake? There can be only one winner ... first to 5 ...

          1. NateDogsCats
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Tea cakes x100000000000

          2. OleBall
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Is Bruno gonna rise tonight?

              1. Drogba Legend
                • 3 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Looks like it

            • KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Evening Gents.
              Who's the best defender to get from Villa today and why ?
              A) Konsa
              B) Mings
              C) Targett

              1. Agger
                • 5 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                On eye test I'd say Konsa, seems to always get chances when I watch Villa

              2. OleBall
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Konsa. As much of a goal threat as Mings and 0.6 cheaper

                  1. Bram
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    +1

                    1. Bram
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      About to go up in price too

                • KaBoZ: Kids,don't Drin…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  cheers

              3. davies
                • 6 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Which option lads?

                A) Kilman > Taylor (0.0 ITB)
                B) DCL/Dunne > Adams/James (0.5 ITB)

                Martinez
                Chilwell Lamptey Kilman Mitchell Dunne
                Salah KDB Bruno Son Grealish
                DCL Bamford Brewster

                Cheers.

              4. JJeyy
                • 5 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Need to bench one of -
                Zaha, Watkins.

                Watkins has fixture, but Zaha form.

                1. OleBall
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    Zaha if any. Preferably neither

                  • dunas_dog
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    Bench Watkins

                2. hshepherd
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Who would you prefer to start?
                  A) Soucek vs CRY
                  B) Welbeck vs ful

                  1. Gabbiadini
                    • 3 Years
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    B

                3. KeepCalm
                  • 7 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Am I crazy or is Cavaleiro a good replacement for Jota...

                  1. Agger
                    • 5 Years
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    Guys on FPL Wire said get him, so rule of thumb this season, do the opposite for success

                    1. KeepCalm
                      • 7 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      On paper, the guy is a mid playing a fwd in a sort of in form-ish team

                  2. Mufc202020
                    • 1 Year
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    Do we think he’s permanently got the striker role over Mitrovic??

                  3. Stupendous
                    • 8 Years
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    Wouldn't touch Cavaleiro with 10ft pole

                    Bobby Reid however up front!

                4. Drogba Legend
                  • 3 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Save FT, Son out, or Son and DCL out for a hit? Maybe even drop Robbo to someone?

                  Mendy
                  Robbo - Chill - Dallas - Dias
                  KDB (C) - Son - Grealish - Salah
                  Bam - DCL

                  Steer - Giroud - Stephens* - Douglas*

                  A) Save
                  B) Son > Rash, Bowen (allows me to do DCL > Kane next GW), Mahrez or Torres
                  C) Son + DCL > Bruno + 6.5 forward (-4)
                  D) Son + Robbo > Bruno + Stones/Mendy/Cancelo (-4)
                  E) Son + Giroud > Bruno + De Cordorva Reid (-4)

                  Cheers!

                5. Stupendous
                  • 8 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Ake is gonna start next to Laporte tomorrow.

                  Another City prediction.

                6. stefanbkanev
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    Bench one:

                    1. Soucek (CRY)
                    2. Lamptey (ful)
                    3. James (wol)
                    4. Coufal (CRY)

                    1. Magic Zico
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      2

                    2. Drogba Legend
                      • 3 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      2

                    3. Mufc202020
                      • 1 Year
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      4

                    4. dunas_dog
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      2

                  • Magic Zico
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    Play one please:
                    A. Konsa (BUR)
                    B. Vestergaard (ars)

                    1. Drogba Legend
                      • 3 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      A

                    2. Agger
                      • 5 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      Arteta is at the wheel. Vestergaard gonna score 4

                    3. dunas_dog
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      A

                    4. Bram
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      A

                  • Mufc202020
                    • 1 Year
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    If you had to get a midfielder under 6m to have in your starting XI, who would it be?

                    1. Gabbiadini
                      • 3 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      I wouldn't. 6.0 Adams?

                    2. wilshere89
                      • 9 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      Podence then soucek

                    3. Bram
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      Gross

                  • Gun gun
                    • 4 Years
                    4 months, 9 days ago

                    Martinez
                    Cresswell chilwell dallas
                    Bruno(c) kdb mahrez jwp
                    Vardy bam dcl

                    Subs steer kwp asm lamptey

                    Gtg?

                    1. OleBall
                        4 months, 9 days ago

                        Salahless but g2g this GW

                        1. Gun gun
                          • 4 Years
                          4 months, 9 days ago

                          Sorry but he sux against fulham. Out of my team

                    2. Tabbara
                      • 4 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      Who to bench :
                      Reece James or Coufal
                      Will be playing Chilwell
                      Thx

                      1. Gabbiadini
                        • 3 Years
                        4 months, 9 days ago

                        Maybe Coufal then.

                      2. Agger
                        • 5 Years
                        4 months, 9 days ago

                        Reece can haul anytime so never bench him in my opinion

                      3. Pépé Pig
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        4 months, 9 days ago

                        Honestly James looks more likely to assist recently than Chill, I'd say double up

                      4. Bram
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 11 Years
                        4 months, 9 days ago

                        Gotta play James

                    3. potatoace
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      4 months, 9 days ago

                      Seen a lot of MCY team predictions on twittersphere with Torres up front. Has pep said something?

                      1. Gun gun
                        • 4 Years
                        4 months, 9 days ago

                        Nah i still feel torres gonna sub in

                      2. lugs
                        • 3 Years
                        4 months, 9 days ago

                        they are just guessing like the rest of us i think, my guess is Torres starts out wide with Aguero up front, Pep did say he was training and ok to play

                    4. OleBall
                        4 months, 9 days ago

                        McCarthy
                        Justin Dias Chilwell
                        Grealish Bruno Salah KDB(c)
                        Bamford Wilson Watkins

                        Forster Dallas Riedewald Kilman
                        1.3itb

                        g2g?

                        1. LSK
                          • 3 Years
                          4 months, 9 days ago

                          Yep

                      • Shark Team
                        • 3 Years
                        4 months, 9 days ago

                        Which is better?
                        A) KDB + Raphinha
                        B) Son + DCL

                        1. Gabbiadini
                          • 3 Years
                          4 months, 9 days ago

                          B

                        2. OleBall
                            4 months, 9 days ago

                            This gw A.
                            Long term B.

                            1. Bram
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 11 Years
                              4 months, 9 days ago

                              This

                          • Bees4Lyf
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            4 months, 9 days ago

                            B

                          • wilshere89
                            • 9 Years
                            4 months, 9 days ago

                            Long term B

                        3. Muscout
                          • 1 Year
                          4 months, 9 days ago

                          Anyone know how to switch back to mobile view rather than desktop view?

                          1. Wild Rover
                            • 10 Years
                            4 months, 9 days ago

                            Icon bottom left

                          2. Bobby Digital
                            • 3 Years
                            4 months, 9 days ago

                            Bottom left corner

                          3. Wild Rover
                            • 10 Years
                            4 months, 9 days ago

                            You're welcome 🙄

                            1. Muscout
                              • 1 Year
                              4 months, 8 days ago

                              Ah cheers how did I miss that! Lol

                        4. wilshere89
                          • 9 Years
                          4 months, 9 days ago

                          Is Diogo Jota price falling tonight? Already made a free transfer this week and don't want to take a hit. But neither do I want another drop in jota price!

                          I would be glad if i can do the Jota transfer tomorrow after the deadline!

                          1. OleBall
                              4 months, 9 days ago

                              He dropped last night so doubt he will again tonight

                            • dunas_dog
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              4 months, 9 days ago

                              On -88.1 on fpl stats so unlikely

                            • Bram
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 11 Years
                              4 months, 9 days ago

                              Been hovering around 90% for a few hours so probably not but he might

                          2. mlm
                            • 2 Years
                            4 months, 9 days ago

                            Martinez (Martin)
                            Walker Chilwell Zouma (KWP Mitchell)
                            Salah Bruno(c) Mahrez Grealish (Burke)
                            Vardy(vc) DLC Bamford

                            1.2ITB

                            GTG?

                            1. Bram
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 11 Years
                              4 months, 9 days ago

                              yup