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There are a lot of Fantasy games out there at present but how many will let you enter a team for free and still offer a substantial weekly cash prize?

Fantasy5 does just that.

The easy-to-play Fantasy game uses a familiar, FPL-style scoring system and comes with the incentive of a whopping £10,000 prize every week.

Best of all, it won’t cost you a penny to get involved.

HOW TO PLAY

The rules are simple: enter a team by picking one player from each of the five nominated fixtures each Gameweek and, if they all exceed their ‘points target’ for that match, you’ll be taking home all – or at the very least a share – of the money.

There is no budget in Fantasy5 – if you wanted a team packed full of the big names, then you’re free to do so.

Naturally, the so-called “better” players will have a higher points target and Fantasy5‘s projections are a good indicator as to who is expected to perform well on any given matchday.

Fantasy5 are the fastest media outlet for live Fantasy points, displaying all player points from the five games in question as well as the live score and time,

The competition is limited to one entry per person per round and selections must be submitted before kick-off of the first eligible match.

If two or more entrants correctly select five players who all score more than their points target, then the prize pot is split among all winners.

For a full list of the terms and conditions, click here.

SCORING SYSTEM

If you know anything about Fantasy Premier League, the Fantasy5 scoring system is easy.

Quite simply, it’s FPL without the bonus points.

For newcomers, players gain – and lose – points in Fantasy5 through the following outcomes:

ActionPoints scored
Playing up to 60 minutes1
Playing more than 60 minutes2
Each goal scored by a goalkeeper/defender6
Each goal scored by a midfielder5
Each goal scored by a forward4
Each assist3
Clean sheet by a goalkeeper/defender (must play 60+ mins)4
Clean sheet by a midfielder (must play 60+ mins)1
Every three shots saved by a goalkeeper1
A penalty save by a goalkeeper5
Missing a penalty-2
Every two goals conceded by a goalkeeper/defender-1
Yellow card-1
Red card-3
Scoring an own-goal-2

Scout’s Gameweek 15 Picks

The five matches that make up the next round of games are:

  • Leicester v Man Utd
  • Aston Villa v Crystal Palace
  • Arsenal v Chelsea
  • Manchester City v Newcastle
  • Sheffield United v Everton

Our own selections for this weekend’s fixtures are as follows:

Timothy Castagne (5.5): Back from injury and returning to the starting XI in Gameweek 14, Castagne will have had the best part of the week to recover from his exertions at Spurs. Leicester seem to reserve their best form for matches against the “bigger” sides and a mere clean sheet will see Castagne over his 5.5 points target (unlike the Foxes’ other defenders). Even if Leicester concede, the attack-minded Belgian is more than capable of popping up with a goal.

Anwar El Ghazi (6.5): The man on penalty-taking duties at Aston Villa and responsible for more shots than any other player over the last two Gameweeks (16), the winger needs only one of his ambitious efforts to find the target to see him over his points target.

Edouard Mendy (6.5): The Chelsea goalkeeper has six clean sheets to his name in his first ten Premier League appearances and will have a great chance of adding to that tally when an anaemic Arsenal attack host the Blues. An additional save point will see him over the line.

Benjamin Mendy (6.5): A clean sheet alone won’t see any of Manchester City’s defenders over their points threshold this weekend, so we turn to a gung-ho left-back who was rested in City’s last two competitive matches and who tends to be reserved for the more ‘winnable’ home games.

Gylfi Sigurdsson (7.5): With Dominic Calvert-Lewin needing two goals to exceed his 9.5 points target, we turn to an Everton player who may just require one – providing the Toffees can prevent winless Sheffield United from scoring and gain Gylfi Sigurdsson a clean sheet point. The Icelandic midfielder is on penalties and a fair share of set-piece duties in James Rodriguez’s absence.

Az’s Gameweek 15 Picks

Every week, we’ll also be asking one of our Scout Network buddies to nominate a quintet of players.

This week, Az takes his turn.

Anthony Martial (6.5): He’s always been a “streaky” type player and his performance against Leeds is full of promise that he may be entering into a purple patch.

Wilfried Zaha (7.5): I’m going to back Palace in this one, who will be desperate to recover from their humiliation against Liverpool. Aston Villa have tended to perform better away from home, too. Zaha is on pens and playing up front.

Kurt Zouma (6.5): I think Chelsea will win this fairly comfortably, with a clean sheet to boot – and Zouma is such a threat from set pieces that even if they concede, he might still score.

John Stones (6.5): City should obviously win this comfortably, but Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling have very high point targets. A clean sheet looks very likely for City, so let’s hope for attacking returns to see Stones over the line.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (9.5): Calvert-Lewin has trickled points nicely over a tough run of games and now has the chance to play against the worst team in the league. I’m expecting a very comfortable Everton win and Calvert-Lewin should profit from a backline that has conceded 25 goals in 14 games.

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289 Comments Post a Comment
  1. james 101
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Gtg this weekend?

    1ft but happy to roll it

    Martinez
    Stones Zouma Dallas
    Salah(c) KDB(vc) Bruno Grealish Son
    Bambam DCL

    Steer Chillwell 3.9 4.4

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Save.

      1. james 101
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Thanks mate

        1. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Should be in for a good week. Same team here except Dias and Bednarek in for Stones and Dallas.

          1. james 101
            • 9 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Good luck
            (To us both!)

  2. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Which approach do you prefer?

    A) BB19 with a -12:

    Martinez (Steer)
    Robertson*, Zouma*, Balbuena*, Bednarek*, Taylor*
    Salah*, Raphinha*, Soucek*, Fernandes*, Son
    Bamford*, Vardy*, Martial*

    B) TC19 with a -4:

    Martinez
    Robertson*, Zouma*, Bednarek*
    Salah(TC)*, Fernandes*, Soucek*, Raphinha*, Son
    Vardy*, Bamford*
    (Steer, Taylor*, Brewster, Douglas)

    Leaning towards B, saving BB for another DGW (with longer to prepare / less hits). Thinking that may yield overall more points than Martial*, Balbuena* and Taylor* (-8), and I also would need only 2 transfers to 'fix' the squad after as opposed to 4 with BB.

    Cheers

    1. djman102
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      I'd save BB for DGW 26. Should be a big one too, and you'll have your second WC to prepare for it.

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Cheers. Heading that way.

    2. james 101
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      -12 to bb is not pretty mate.

      We’ve all had disappointing Dgws.

      I’d be ok with -4 or maybe -8

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Cheers. Yes, think I will TC instead.

        1. james 101
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Good move. Salah?

    3. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      -12 seems too much when the busy schedule means other injuries are fairly likely along the way. This added to the fact you still have no 2nd keeper.

      Definite B for me

  3. thedarkhorse
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Who scores more this week:

    A) KDB
    B) Mane

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Close. A

  4. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Didn’t really consider no Pool fullback for Wc but mane and Salah double up maybe more appealing?? Southampton, Man U score probably...

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Robbo seems much better value than Mane

  5. manu4life99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Adams a better or worse pick with no Ings?

    Seems like his assist potential is bigger than his goal threat and with no Ings it's swaying me towards Wood/Rodrigo as an alternative?

    Need a sub 7m fwd with dgw19 fix

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      I like Rodrigo tbf but may go with raphina over him... Wood good for next few

  6. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Gtg? No Salah big risk but could be a huge upside before I WC 🙂

    McCarthy
    Coufal KWP Robo
    KDB Son Grealish Bruno
    DCL Bamford Firmino
    (Nyland, Konsa, Burke, Mitchell)

    1. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Certainly brave - KDB(c)?

      I'd be tempted to play Konsa but it's a coin toss between 2 of 3 none Robbo defs (maybe spreading the risk as against dbl Saints).

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Tempted by that tbh and yes kdb captain mate

  7. dando89
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Which two to play this week?:

    Taylor
    Coufal
    Dallas

    1. dando89
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Oh and KWP too. Bench headache!

  8. ZeBestee
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Mahrez owners, what you doing?

    1. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Giving him "one more week" all the way to gw37 it seems 🙂

      1. ZeBestee
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Very frustrating player to own.

  9. Boxwoods
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Do we know why Balbuena missed the Palace match?

    Trying to assess if he is sufficiently nailed.

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Was injured

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        bib*

      2. Boxwoods
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        😆

      3. Boxwoods
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Fair play. ‘Twas rather lazy on my part.

  10. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 12 days ago

    KDB > Salah (C) for -4?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 12 days ago

      No