Scout Notes

Burnley’s Taylor suffers hamstring injury as Saka impresses for Arsenal

BURNLEY 1-0 SHEFFIELD UNITED

  • Goal: Ben Mee (£4.9m)
  • Assist: Robbie Brady (£5.0m)
  • Bonus: Mee x3, James Tarkowski (£5.3m) x2, Erik Pieters (£4.3m) x2

TINKER, TAYLOR, SOLDIER, DYCHE

Charlie Taylor received treatment before being substituted

Charlie Taylor (£4.6m) suffered a hamstring injury after just eight minutes against Sheffield United on Tuesday night.

The left-back has had two £0.1m price rises since Gameweek 14 as FPL bosses invested in the Burnley defence.

After the match, Sean Dyche reported:

“Charlie Taylor is a hamstring injury. We will wait and see but we are stretched again. We are stretched and we can only hope these injuries stop coming and we can get everyone fit. There was a foul which the referee doesn’t give and then [Charlie] pulls it stretching. If [the referee] had blown for a foul, I don’t think he would have stretched it. We will see how it looks.” – Sean Dyche

James Tarkowski (£5.3m) also went down on the Turf Moor in the first half but soldiered on to play the full 90 minutes.

SHEFFIELD OF NIGHTMARES

Ben Mee heads past Aaron Ramsdale

Aaron Ramsdale (£4.7m) saved two gilt-edged Burnley opportunities in the opening half of a hard-fought contest.

The Blades keeper kept out Ashley Barnes‘ (£6.0m) close-range effort after just 56 seconds when Chris Wood (£6.2m) knocked the ball down for his strike partner.

Ramsdale then denied a Wood header on 31 minutes from seven yards out, though the shot-stopper was beaten from the resulting corner.

Ben Mee (£4.9m) rose highest in the Sheffield United area to convert Robbie Brady‘s (£5.0m) dead-ball delivery. On Burnley’s performance, Mee remarked:

“We dug in at the end and the strikers defended really well from the front. We are getting back to where we want to be. We are tough to beat and that will get us up the table. We are moving in the right direction.” – Ben Mee

It is now three clean sheets in the past five gameweeks for the Clarets, with Nick Pope (£5.4m) only conceding two penalties in that time.

The biggest threat to Burnley’s shut-out came on 28 minutes as Rhian Brewster (£4.5m) saw a header from a corner cleared off the line by Josh Brownhill (£4.9m).

Dyche’s troops are scheduled to face Fulham at home in Gameweek 17 before a Double Gameweek 19 consisting of trips to West Ham and Liverpool.

The Clarets have a Blank Gameweek 18 ahead of their double helping of fixtures in Double Gameweek 19.

Sheffield United are winless in their 16 Premier League games this season – equalling Queens Park Rangers’ Premier League record of longest winless run from the start of a campaign (16 in 2012/13).

Well-owned FPL assets Wilfried Zaha (£7.4m) and Callum Wilson (£6.5m), along with Spurs pair Harry Kane (£11.0m) and Heung-min Son (£9.7m), are all set to face the Blades’ defence over the next three Gameweeks.

On the 1-0 defeat to Burnley, Chris Wilder lamented:

“The year we had last year was a perfect storm for us, we took big moments and found that bit of quality. This time we don’t find that bit of quality and it marries up with the results. It is a big arm wrestle and a big struggle for us.” – Chris Wilder


Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; Taylor (Benson 8′), Mee, Tarkowski, Lowton; Pieters, Westwood, Brownhill, Brady; Wood, Barnes (Stephens 78′).

Sheffield United XI (3-4-3): Ramsdale; Robinson (Fleck 56′), Egan, Basham; Stevens, Osborn, Ampadu (Norwood 66′), Baldock; McGoldrick, Mousset (Burke 62′), Brewster.

BRIGHTON 0-1 ARSENAL

  • Goal: Alexandre Lacazette (£8.2m)
  • Assist: Bukayo Saka (£5.2m)
  • Bonus: Rob Holding (£4.4m) x3, Alexandre Lacazette (£8.2m) x2, Pablo Mari (£4.4m) x1

BOOM SAKA LACA

Lacazette converts Saka’s pass beyond Sanchez

Alexandre Lacazette (£8.2m) gave Arsenal the lead immediately after being introduced from the bench on 65 minutes, his first touch controlling a Bukayo Saka (£5.2m) pass before his second was fired past Robert Sanchez (£4.4m) in the Brighton goal.

“[Alexandre] Lacazette is in a good moment. He’s full of confidence. We wanted to change the team in the second half and give it some freshness.” – Mikel Arteta

Sanchez had already saved a big chance from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.4m) shortly into the second period.

Saka was also the creator of that opportunity, with the midfielder popping up on the left and right of Arsenal’s attack.

Since the start of last season, Saka has registered 15 assists in all competitions for Arsenal; more than any other player for the club.

While the budget midfielder is one of few Arsenal assets presently on the Fantasy radar, Saka did require on-pitch treatment late in the game with what looked like an ankle issue.

The winger continued before jogging off when substituted in the 82nd minute. Post-match, Mikel Arteta stated when asked if Saka has a serious injury:

“Hopefully not. He was limping but I think he took a strong challenge there. Hopefully he will be fine.” – Mikel Arteta

On Saka’s performance, Arteta added:

“In the second half, the moment we started to play different balls and attack in a different way [we] found more freedom, more space and more capacity to unlock the situations and the [Brighton] block. We created four or five big chances and he [Saka] was involved in most of them.” – Mikel Arteta

After a poor first-half showing, Arsenal dominated the second period as Lacazette’s introduction saw Aubameyang move out to his customary left-wing position.

Aubameyang sees a gilt-edged chance kept out

“We weren’t threatening in certain areas. In the second half we looked much more confident and we were playing more forward. The best medicine is wins. It’s a different world and a different story. The picture looks much better.” – Mikel Arteta

LAMP DOWN

Having said that Tariq Lamptey (£4.7m) “is going to be a few days, maybe weeks” after Brighton’s 2-2 draw at West Ham in Gameweek 16, Graham Potter’s latest update will not inspire any confidence in fantasy terms.

“Tariq [Lamptey] is not far away and Danny Welbeck had a slight feeling in his knee. Adam [Lallana] is an outside chance for Wolves [in Gameweek 17].” – Graham Potter

Lewis Dunk (£4.8m), meanwhile, is now teetering on the suspension tightrope, having picked up his fourth yellow of the season on Tuesday.

Brighton have won just one of their last 14 Premier League games, drawing seven and losing six.

“We are suffering a bit at the moment. We have to play better, we have to do everything better.” – Graham Potter


Brighton & Hove Albion XI (3-5-1-1): Sanchez; Burn, Dunk, Webster; Bernardo, Gross, Bissouma, Propper (March 68′), Veltman; Jahanbakhsh (Trossard 74′); Mac Allister (Maupay 67′).

Arsenal XI (4-2-3-1): Leno; Tierney, Mari, Holding, Bellerin; Xhaka, Elneny; Martinelli (Lacazette 65′), Smith-Rowe (Maitland-Niles 88′), Saka (Ceballos 81′); Aubameyang.

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1,425 Comments Post a Comment
  1. sergioaguero67
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Roughly which teams might have 2 games in the double gameweek 26?

    City, Villa I guess

  2. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    How long are Charlie Taylor and Reece James out for?

    1. Brehmeren
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      The rest of the season

      1. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Ban

        1. Brehmeren
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          No, I think they are injuries?

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 1 day ago

      The rest of the year at the least

      1. Brehmeren
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Of course, that's what I meant.

    3. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Back in January if league is on.

    4. TB303
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Ban?

  3. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    I brought in Charlie Taylor before yesterday's game, just sums up my season.

    1. Rolls-Royce
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      That's your fault mate. It's just plain stupid to make early transfers during these circumstances especially.

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        He played 9 minutes for me, how could I predict injury ?

        1. Rolls-Royce
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Ahh my bad then. Time zones. Here the deadline was a day before.

          1. Rolls-Royce
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Since you sade yesterday's game and not before the GW, so got confused.

            1. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              No worries, easy done.

      2. Henning
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Agree.
        He should have known that he would be injured in the game right?

        1. Rolls-Royce
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          He should have defo consulted with a psychic. 😉

          1. Henning
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

      3. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Obviously before the deadline.

      4. Studs Up
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Way off base

    2. Cancelo Culture
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I had KDB, Dias, DCL and Zouma all missing Monday but stuck to the plan of bringing in Taylor for Kilman to beat the price rise. Now i’ll be lucky to field 10 next GW. That’s the risk you take with early transfers though i guess.

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        It wasn't early transfer, after gw15 I've sold Targett for Taylor hoping for a couple of clean sheets instead got to use another transfer.

        I don't play money game which is pretty obvious looking at my low team value.

        1. Cancelo Culture
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Fair enough. I was referring to my own transfer. I had no frees so waited to bring Taylor in for Kilman until after the GW16 deadline making it an early transfer for GW17.

    3. afsr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      saved a transfer last week and have been holding on this week exactly for this kind of nonsense

  4. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 1 day ago

    https://twitter.com/UtdDistrict/status/1344162954330185729

    Atheltic journo saying that an interruption in the season is unlikely.

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 1 day ago

      *Athletic

    2. Cancelo Culture
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Provided everything including training is behind closed doors it should be fairly easy to contain. The only reason i can see for a premier league footballer to catch covid is if their kid brings it home from school. (if kids go back to school)

      1. pavlev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Lol. As if they are all following all the rules?!

        1. ItOnlyTook9Years
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          This, plus you're saying they should all lockdown for our pleasure

          1. Cancelo Culture
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Ok. Let me rephrase it. The clubs that pay their wages will have certain restrictions in place to make sure their players are as safe as possible. Players themselves will want to play, not just for our pleasure.

      2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yeah, none of them will get bored and invite some slappers over for sure.

        1. Cancelo Culture
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Then they should be fined for being an idiot during a pandemic and letting their team down.

      3. Cancelo Culture
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        All i’m saying is that with current restrictions plus extra restrictions put in place by the clubs, there should be little risk of premier league players getting covid provided they’re sensible in their down time. But let’s be honest. They don’t exactly have much down time at this time of year anyway.

  5. Mr Ozil
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Current backline:

    Stones Taylor* Mitchell Coufal Dallas

    Taylor >? Max 5.1

    1. ClassiX
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Justin?

  6. andres
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    What would you do with this team? Sell city assets surely?

    Initial plan was to Fh18, but depends on what news we get..

    McCarthy (Forster)
    Coufal Dier Cancelo (Targett, Mitchel)
    Son KDB Bruno Salah (Soucek)
    DCL Bamford Adams
    2FTs, 0.1

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Wouldn't rush transfers, wait and see.

    2. Bleh
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I have double City defence too, not sure what to do with them. Will wait for news.

      1. Bleh
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Woops, misread Dier for Dias. Guess you’re in a similar boat though with KDB/Cancelo.

  7. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Any news about Spurs game?

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 1 day ago

      It may or may not occur

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        but no news till now means it's very likely to go ahead right it isn't it?

        1. Studs Up
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 1 day ago

          No news is good news

    2. El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Hope its on,if not 30k to 1M in 3-4 GWs

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 1 day ago

        How?!

      2. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I own son but will be good for me if it's postponed because of high ownership of Kane and Spurs defense in my ML

      3. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        How is this even possible.

    3. Party time
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      It will go ahead

  8. Babit1967
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Defence have horrendous fixtures this week, need rid of Taylor and Mendy with 2 fts

    Mendy
    Zouma Dias Dallas KWP
    Salah Son Bruno Zaha
    Kane DCL

    Taylor Podence Brewster

    Seems boring but

    Mendy to Fabianski
    Taylor to Lowton/Alioski?

    1. NateDogsCats
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Alioski is up against Spurs, not exactly sure that'll be the best of moves if you go that way. I have him on the bench currently but am wary of a Spurs drubbing in that game but don't think a -4 is worthwhile either to lose Taylor

        1. Babit1967
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          2 fts Alioski would be nice but you’re right about the fixtures.

    2. El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Heaton or Steer No.2 GK in Villa?

      1. ClassiX
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Steer apparently (but no-one really knows)

      2. Mmm sausages
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Heaton is number 2. Is back on the bench In place of steer

        1. ClassiX
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Excellent point - just checked the last team sheet and you're 100% correct.

    3. Calculated Risks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Chances of getting Dallas points off the bench?
      Have Robbo, Mo, Mane left to play

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Congratulations, you might be the only guy in here with starting XI all playing.

        Which in your case sounds like bad luck pal.

        1. Calculated Risks
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          I know right, serves me right for laughing at the city player owners

      2. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Robbo rumoured to be on the bench but could be wrong.

        1. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Oh no

        2. Pumpy Pro
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Rumoured by who? Milner only just returned to training. I've seen a predicted lineups with TAA benched and Robbo starting. Can't see them both rested though at same time

          1. MSTRKRFTSMN
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Is tsimikas fit? Robbo is definitely overdue a rest

            1. Pumpy Pro
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Injured

            2. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Milner is back.

        3. Firmino
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Any idea of the source?

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Last article

            1. Pumpy Pro
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              What page?

      3. TheBiffas
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Nicer problems to have. I'm fielding 8 players this week

      4. Party time
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Just look at Taylor 😆

        Owners were absolutely mad last night

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Don't worry, I'm still furious even now

        2. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Yeah.
          I had flashbacks of Mane injury after I decided to put TC on him, just reminds you how random this game might be and how little you can actually influence.

          1. Party time
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Oh. I did the same too. That night was a scary night. I felt completely dead inside of me... ffs did not even help me feel better...

            So many trolls, I felt empty & helpless.
            Well, I won’t trust mané again

            1. Cruyff's Eleven
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Are you still talking about a free fantasy football game?

              1. el polako
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                ...it is so much more than just a free game.

                1. Cruyff's Eleven
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Yup, a hobby

        3. Bobby
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          oh mane triple captain gate. Makes me shiver even now

      5. GE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        KDB, Cancelo, Dias, DCL, Zouma and Taylor.

        Any worse to give me some hope?

        1. HollywoodXI
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          That’s unlucky mate. Luck of the draw in these circumstances.

        2. Denis Tueart on the wing
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          You win

        3. NateDogsCats
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Not worse but I have the same lot bar Cancelo

          • LILIOMFI
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Wildcard used GW15. Sold the injured James and Chillwell. Now have Matip, Dias, Coufal, Taylor, Welbeck, Dier, Kane, Son.

          • pavlev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            If Robbo is benched and spurs Fulham is of a few people will catch up quite a bit more buddy

          • Babit1967
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            I’ll be worse if Spurs game is cancelled mate

            1. GE
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              I have Son and Kane...

          • AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            KDB, DCL, Zuma and Taylor with Stones on the bench.

            Also couldn't upgrade Bissouma for Saka or Soucek with the dreaded £0.1m short.

            Still it is only a game of fun!

          • TheBiffas
              2 months, 1 day ago

              I'm fielding 8 players, in the same boat

          • Atimis
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Have two questions:

            1. Best def to join Robo/Cancelo/Dallas/Coufal during DGW? Justin?

            2. Would you pick Harrison or Raphinha?

            1. Rassi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              1. Trent, Cresswell, Balbuena
              2. Raph

            2. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Justin Raphinha

          • Tshelby
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Had Bruno as captain but just saw that it didnt change from Salah tot Bruno.. Blessing?

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Nope

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Unless you have Salah (C), in which case yes definitely a blessing

                1. Tshelby
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  That's the case!

            2. Party time
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Zambian witch doctor will help you

          • Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 1 day ago

            https://twitter.com/Spurs_fl/status/1344186458672922624

            Spurs match currently still on! Pending Fulham test results

            1. The Train Driver
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Yayyy

            2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Same status as yesterday then?

              1. mynameisq
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Yup, it's technically not even an update even though we're closer to the game because we're in the exact same position- waiting for Fulham's test results

            3. The Ilfordian
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Great, Harrison Reed to do his magic and rescue my gameweek

          • Party time
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Spurs game will go ahead imo.

            Just sad it’s gonna upset my rank 🙁

            1. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Wouldn’t be surprised if it was 0-0

            2. Babit1967
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Let’s hope so and Kane bags a Hattie

          • NateDogsCats
              2 months, 1 day ago

              I'm not the most knowledgeable on the matter of BPS, can someone tell me how Dallas ended up with all 3 from the game last night? He had only 1 goal involvement and while I know there's far more to it than that I didn't think he did a whole lot in the game to warrant that (unless he played a blinder in the last 25 or so when I had to switch off)

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Clean sheet + assist + creating chances etc

              2. el polako
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                82 accurate passes helped.

              3. Roy Hudd
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                The bonus points system is massively flawed. After watching the whole game there were Leeds players much more deserving of what you would say are extra points from performance. Dallas is one of those players who breathes and he gets a bonus point.

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Which players and what did they do to deserve them?

                2. Rolls-Royce
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Agreed. One of the reasons why Vardy is always in the bonus; does virtually nothing in the game and even if he gets in a tap in, bam, 3 bonus. Less invlovement= less chance of making failed pass etc

                3. NejiHyuuga01
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Breathes and gets a bonus point you say when apart from yesterday he only got bonus points once only in GW10, despite being involved many more times. OK

                4. el polako
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Its data driven, some argue they would prefer man in the stands to determine which players deserve bonus - this would suddenly make defensive mids options again(ie. Kante in Leicester's winning campaign).

                5. Studs Up
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Its only the second time Dallas got bonus pts....how now?

              4. Gobigorgohome
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                CS+Assist usually guarantee 3 baps tbf

              5. NateDogsCats
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Thanks for the info guys

              6. Old Gregg
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Soucek or Raphina for the DGW?

                thanks

                1. ClassiX
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Both good choices at the price. Soucek the safe bet if you're protecting a high OR, Raphinha if you're chasing.

                2. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Rap but wouldn't rush with everything in limbo.

                3. Old Gregg
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Defo chasing!

                  Will certainly hold off.

                  thanks

              7. Party time
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Didn’t even know Bednarek sneaked into the baps. Lovely Jubbly!

              8. Bleh
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Chances of Mitchell starting next match vs SHU (H)?

                1. MSTRKRFTSMN
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  20%

                2. Rolls-Royce
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  I am hoping he does with PVA in the RW. Unlikely tho.

                  1. Rolls-Royce
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    *LW

                3. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  I don't think the kid has done much wrong whenever has played. Deserves to start, but I don't think he will.

                  1. Bleh
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    My thinking exactly, Palace have looked a lot better defensively with him in the side. Might just play him in hope.

                4. Fit of Pique
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  After picking up a point following two bad losses hoping Roy won't change the team

                  Have Palace been conceding lots of chances down their left before this week?

                  1. Bleh
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Not too sure, haven’t watched much of Palace. Hoping he plays and keeps a cleanie, then surely has to be in contention for the next few at least.

                5. Cruyff's Eleven
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Neh, just rotation filler this week.

              9. HonestBlatter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Any risk of further postponement of todays games?

                1. MSTRKRFTSMN
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Seems like Liverpool game will go ahead. Spurs game still at risk of being cancelled but unconfirmed

                2. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Of course

              10. Old Gregg
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                A ML rival took a (-12) and transferred in - Pope/Dallas/Bednarek/Bamford.

                Unbelivable.

                1. Bleh
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Genius.

                2. el polako
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Buy him a beer, he knows.

                3. Little Red Lacazette
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Be asking him for transfer advice from now on, if he doesn't mind.

                4. Klaren
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  He is clueless if he brought in Bednarek for a -4 before his upcoming fixture run.

              11. KingZZ
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Is this worth a - 4?

                De Bruyne + Taylor - - > Mane + Pieters

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Not until near the deadline.

              12. QUEN
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Two questions guys

                1. Why did Adams come off before 60mins? Was thinking about him for dgw

                2. Pieters is his place nailed now do we think?

                1. Fit of Pique
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  No particular reason on Adams. It's not unusual for him to be subbed off in the second half

                  1. Fit of Pique
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    I'd expect Pieters to play for now. But we don't know how long Taylor will be out for.

                2. Knowsnothingaboutnothing
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  He did get kicked point blank in the head by Dawson but not sure if that had anything to do with it

              13. sentz05
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Do FTs carry on after you use FH or is it like WC and you’ll only have one afterwards?

                1. FALSE PROFIT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  No. Same as WC

              14. Chelsea91
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Robertson is set to make his 150th appearance for the Reds tonight

                https://www.liverpoolfc.com/news/first-team/421576-stats-robbo-s-milestone-goals-v-newcastle-2020-records-and-more

                Hope robbo play today

                1. Rolls-Royce
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Hope he can come off the bench for his 5 min cameo. 😉

                  1. Chelsea91
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    think he will start and grab the CS

                2. Hazz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  That's the kind of positivity I like to see...

                  1. Chelsea91
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    hope for the assist and goals from him

                3. smix
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Looking likely he will start in that case

                  1. Chelsea91
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Hope too

              15. Live Scoutcast Tonight (Wed) 8pm - leave your questions here
                J0E
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                LIVE SCOUTCAST TONIGHT! (WED 30th December) #FPL #FPLCommunity

                Looking ahead to #GW17 and trying to make sense of #GW16

                Feel free to leave your questions here.

                1. Chelsea91
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Zaha is good captain options for GW 17?

                2. ktk_interista
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Will WC 16 BB19 or slowly building towards BB19 turn out to be the worst idea ever? Having this long time between WC and BB in such a chaotic and uncertain time with Covid can make all this planning void.

                  1. PocketZola
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Yes

                  2. FALSE PROFIT
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    People so often forget games leading up to and after are far more important.

                  3. The Rumour Mill
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    No the opposite, especially if the spurs game is lost today. Because they are likely to be lighter on city and spurs players due to the fact they are free hitting in 18, they are disproportionately less affected by covid cancellations. And because they are planning to bench boost, they have a far stronger bench to cope with any players they do have missing out. They have lucked their way into a huge advantage over non wildcarding managers.

                    1. mynameisq
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      IF the spurs came is cancelled yes

                3. Fit of Pique
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Tactics to deal with the current disruption

                4. FALSE PROFIT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  When are we likely to know any changes in fixtures for GW19/18? It seems forward planning is a waste of time.

                5. circusmonkey
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Is it worth not free hitting in week 18 to save for better opportunities to use it, what with the cancellations? I am underwhelmed by the FH upgrade on the team I'll have otherwise.

                  1. FALSE PROFIT
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    As it stands, GW18 is a great week for a FH. There will be far less rotation than DGW19

                6. Cabra
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  With all this disruption going on, is having set price points in the team a good strategy to avoid hits going forward?
                  Imagine swapping kane for Vardy instead of taking a - 4 to avoid a blank due to No straight swap.

                7. tisza
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Chip management with current disruptions. Likelihood of GW reshuffle and even mid season circuit break.

                8. HollywoodXI
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Can we get a refund on GW16? Asking for a friend...

                  1. Original - Wolves Ay We
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Stop being friends with someone who asks silly questions 😀

                9. Alchim1sT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  How to handle City assets? Two games in hand with a good run of fixtures ... but (at the moment) no double and a lot of Covid Issues.

                  On my way to a BB Squad for GW 19 - abort the idea regarding this Covid madness and just hope for 11 playing assets?

                10. Egyptian Giza
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  With the current covid situation, is doubling or tripling up now on teams a bad move considering the possibility of sudden postponements?

                11. Sloopy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Will Aguero become a good option soon?

                12. Trippier Hazard
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Timing of 'return to normal' in spring by government - means just in time for WC GW25 and BB GW26 perhaps?

                13. The Cisco Kid
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Pessimistic Arsenal fan here. Anyone looking to the Gunners midfielders as budget enablers? Saka (5.2), Martinelli (4.9), and Smith-Rowe (4.4) all look like good options for both price and point-scoring potential.

                14. Business Cat
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 22 hours ago

                  Where's the roughs and smoothes hot-topic post for GW16?

                  Servers can't cope with the load? 😆

                  1. RedLightning - January to M…
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 17 hours ago

                    GW16 didn't finish till Wednesday evening.
                    Perhaps the Rough with the Smooth hot topic might come out on Thursday.

                15. circusmonkey
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 22 hours ago

                  A rough for you: Apparently (just heard on talksport although I can't find it on instrgram), Stuart Broad, one time game week winner, has got 4 points so far this gameweek with 5 players with their game cancelled.

                  1. Business Cat
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 22 hours ago

                    I have 6 players out currently, 7 if Wilson doesn't play, and a zero from Burke off my bench

                16. themaindanger
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 21 hours ago

                  Is a decent playing bench essential now? I thought I had one this week, but still can't field 11 players ☹

                17. @GlasgowFPL
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 6 hours ago

                  i have a rough with the smooth. Both are in my team!
                  Rough: I used my first WC and so captained kane and vice catained Salah and brought in Stones
                  Smooth: I brought in Robertson, Dallas and Raphina for KWP, White and Dier
                  Finished with 63 points this week and won my knockout cash cup by one point

              16. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Thoughts on Castagne?
                Worth the extra over Fofana?

                1. PocketZola
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Yes always go for fullbacks unless its bellerin

              17. Shark_Sandwich
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                thanks for your entertainment all year! i'm on 13 pts this week so will prob just watch a Bond film instead

              18. sentz05
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Vardy or Ings for DGW19?

                1. Chelsea91
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  INGS, Vardy rotation risk

                  1. smix
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Both are doubts to start the 2 games