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. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Robertson rested?

    Or are the leakers all being given different teams again?

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

      The source quoted on here is usually very reliable.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks Conners

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

      What are the chances of Robbo being rested?

      1. Lev Yashin
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        According to the (quite reliable) source, the chances are high.

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

      Reliable source. Hes normally right

    4. Michelle Davin
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Why would he be rested if they are due 2 weeks off?especially after their draw with west brom

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

        The next game is on Monday. So around 1 week off sounds reasonable.

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

        Maybe a knock

  2. Bubbles1985
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    2ft to sort this team out...

    Marked the players to remove with *

    Martinez
    Ayling KWP Coufal
    Son Salah Bruno Soucek KDB*
    Bamford DCL

    Forster Lamptey* Brewster* Johnson

    A) TAA, Rashford, Brewster
    B) TAA, Bissouma, Vardy (-4)
    C) Lamptey, JWP, Kane
    D) other

    Have all chips available but still unsure how to setup for them! FH18 maybe

    Thoughts please?

    Cheers!

    1. Bubbles1985
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Could also get
      Dias, Saka, Kane for -4

    2. Lev Yashin
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yeah, FH18 is probably the safest way to go.

      If the news/rumours are correct, there may be a 2 week PL break so you'd be wasting the TC or BB chips if games are cancelled after the deadline.

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

      I think the key decision you need to make is whether or not you are FHing in GW18.

      If so, then you need to use your 2 ft's as you'll revert back to 1 ft after GW18.

      On that basis, I'd wait til Friday to see if City are playing. If not, I'd do KDB to Rashford and also replace Lamptey.

    4. Bubbles1985
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Cheers for the replies.

      FH18 has to be my strategy. Then i should load up with DGWrs for GW19?

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

      Yes, I'd get a couple more in.

  3. Mighty Wings
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Why is everyone selling Taylor? GW 19 is only in 2 weeks...

    1. NateDogsCats
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Hamstring, he'll likely miss it

      • beric
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yeah exactly, he's likely to miss it

      • Milkman Bruno
          2 months, 1 day ago

          He got injured. I managed 8miniutes of play from him in my squad.

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

          I'm keeping for now. Need Lamptey gone first...

        • Do I Not Like Orange
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Spite. I picked him ahead of Dallas before GW15, -15pt swing since then. Sick of the sight of him in my team.

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

          HODL

        • Yes Ndidi
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Even if he plays, WHU & Liv away in 19? No thanks. He'll be gone from my team before the day is out

      • NUFCAndrew
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        What to do with this? 2 FT’s, 1.3 ITB

        McCarthy Forster

        Robbo Cancelo Dallas Coufal Ferguson

        Salah Bruno Grealish Bowen Bissouma

        Kane DCL Bamford

      • Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Why isn't Eric Dier in many of the predicted lineups for today?

        1. Danstoke82
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Because given how my GW has gone so far it’s more than likely he won’t feature just to top it off with the Robbo news.

          Defence this week; Robbo, Dier, Taylor.

          Subs; Coufal, Mitchell.

          Shocker.

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

            Yeah I did Chilwell to Dier.

            Made sense when I did it but I have Robertson, Reese James, Coufal and Dallas also so could end up with only one playing defender.

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

          What is the predicted Spurs lineup?

        3. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          What? what?

          Not heard anything re: Dier missing the game.

          That would be bloody typical!

        4. Black Knights
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Why do you think? Rotation with busy schedule of course.

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

        Will wait to make move just trying to work things out. Looking to FH in 18

        Mendy
        Robbo-Justin-Stones-Mitchell
        Bruno-Salah-Son
        Wilson-Adams-Bam

        Grealish-konza-Burke

        a) Konza > Coufal
        b) Grealish + Wilson > Raphina + Vardy (-4)
        c) Grealish > Raph
        d) any suggestions?

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

        It's has been quite frustrating and time wasting to keep scrolling through the same repeated questions from multiple users time and again, i.e. FH18 and preserving transfers, which matches will be postponed, etc.

        Can I ask the mods to create hot topic posts that cover these things at least, and then update them as news or content gets better, and when the next person asks the same question, point them to the HT instead? That way the latest or best info exists in one place.

        PS: the FH18 rule intricacies should be added to the corresponding "Start Here" page on this site.

        1. Mufc202020
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          If I use my FH gw18 does this mean I get to roll over a transfer for GW19?

        2. brianutd-why always we? 20
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Is Fulham game cancelled?

        3. david31058
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Anyone know which matches will likely be postponed in GW 18 and 19?

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

          Any more news on the Newcastle v Liverpool game going ahead?

        5. Stejson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          The comments section is pretty worthless these days in it's current form

          1. david31058
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Why are you on it then?

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

          Thankyou for your suggestion.
          I have now created a Hot Topic for these frequently asked Free Hit questions.

      • Wicked Weapon
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Should Antonio be on my radar for Wilson in DGW 19 ?

          1. Jet5605
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            I doubt Moyes will risk him with 2 games in 3 days after his recent lay off. Haller is mince and so Antonio will be wrapped in cotton wool

            1. Wicked Weapon
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Not many options in that price bracket, I already have Bamford since the start so maybe Adams ?

                1. Jet5605
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Adams is probably the least worst option and is more likely to play both games than Antonio. I have Adams but am not entirely thrilled about it

                  1. Wicked Weapon
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      I'll think on that one, can't risk making any early transfers with the way things are going.

              • ivantys
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Are you FH'ing? If not I think I rather just keep Wilson as I don't really fancy Adams doing well during and after 19. Or you could go with Rodrigo double up.

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

                  I'm looking at Giroud and Cavani as maverick options. They won't get 180 mins, but both could outscore Adams,IMO

              • JohannaAdams10
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                If you have 2 free transfers and you free hit

                Do they stay for the following week or do you lose them?

                1. brianutd-why always we? 20
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Loose 1 only

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

                  You lose and get just one FT after.

                3. One Wheels Enough
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  This seems how the world is going, just ask your 'phone' rather than bothering to read the the rules...

                  zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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

                  You keep both and get a bonus wildcard

              • thegaffer82
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Hopefully both games scheduled for today are played (I’ve still got Dier, Kane & Salah(c) ). But I really wouldn’t make any transfers for next GW at this time.

                The chances of another big national lockdown coming are looking more and more ominous by the day. And elite sport is definitely on the chopping block.

                And, that’s if the PL don’t decide to lock themselves down first with a ‘circuit breaker’.

                Strap in lads. It’s going to get a lot worse before it gets better.

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

                  Spurs game on and Pool game off is the dream

                  1. thegaffer82
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    C’mon. It’s been a miserable week for pretty much everybody. I hope all teams play just to lift peoples moods.

                    It was a dark day on these boards yesterday. I could see the mental health problems developing in front of my very eyes...

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

                      Yup, baffling that people are now hoping games will be called off; indirectly referring they are fine with the glut of increase in covid cases.

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

                      We maybe shouldn't hope football continues so that addicts can get their fix without going full bananas

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

                    Keep dreaming then.

                2. Big Hippo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Agree. If there is a break and they re-start from say GW20 I think it will mess a lot of people's plans up!

                  Obviously much bigger issues than FPL right now

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

                  Yep. I don't want to see any games called off. Bad karma.

                  GL all.

              • Atimis
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Worth playing Adams vs Pool next week?

                Could play Justin or Coufal instead.

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

                  Play Adams imo

                  Pool look shakey at the back

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

                  Adams still. Rekon it will be a high-scoring match.

              • Big Hippo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                I can't be the only one with 1 FT and KDB, Dias, Lamptey and Taylor

                I'm thinking KDB & Lamp to Mane & Justin (-4). Benching Dias and Taylor not ideal but a hit for a defender doesn't seem worth it (can play Cresswell & Dallas)

                Anyone else in a similar situation?

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

                  I think there is a chance there will be no football played between 1-15 January.

                  1. thegaffer82
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Agreed. More chance of there being no games, than having games on during that period

                2. Scots Gooner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  1FT + KDB, Stones, Ederson, Coufal and Taylor here.

                  Kind of hoping there is a break now, could give me a chance to muddle through.

              • TB303
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Taylor -> Holding on a free?

                1. Hect.OR 98th
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Yes. I'm doing the same.

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

                  Don't think Holding is nailed. Luiz is back next GW

                  1. ivantys
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Luiz will probably replace the other CB

                    • Klaren
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Holding played almost every PL match even when Luiz and Gabriel were fit this season, he seems to be the first choice CB so far.

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

                    Ok thanks all

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

                  Once you’ve activated the free hit can you cancel it? I can’t remember...

                  1. Big Hippo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    No

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

                    We might have to wait until the very proximity of the GW deadline to activate the FH chip if there are no postponement news.

                  3. thegaffer82
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    You haven’t have you? 🙂

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

                  Oh Andy Robbo, my tears runneth over 🙁

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

                    Is it confirmed?

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

                      No and it won’t be officially confirmed but the source has always been very reliable previously

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

                    first gameweek I really need him to play as no bench points he is benched, incredible how much bad luck I have in this game

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

                      Yep... I had Dias starting and Coufal first bench. Rest of bench was Dale Stephens (1pt) and Branthwaite. 😆

                    2. thegaffer82
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      You’re by no means alone.

                      Been an absolute sl@g of a GW!

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

                        Spot on!

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

                      Same for me.

                      Have had bench points in the last 6 gws but now I have prepared well for having a good bench and no Coufal, Robertson, Reese James and maybe Dier.

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

                        had good bench points last 3-4 weeks but no surprise benchings then and now this argh

                  3. Fulchester's New Centr…
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    How many will you be putting out this week then Don?
                    10 for me if Kane plays.

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

                      9 if Salah, Kane and Son all play unless you count Dale Stephens autosub for Dias...

                      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        Stephens 10 mins worth the same as the 9 I got from Taylor so it counts.
                        Forgot I needed Mo to play to make the 10. Please don't say there is a rumour about that game/him.

                    2. Sgt Frank Drebin
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      9 for me if Son plays. Robbo, Coufal and James first on the bench all rested

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

                    I mean he's basically played every single game and now this would be 3 games in what 9 days? I'd argue he's Liverpool's most important player right now with the injuries they've got

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

                      There’s no doubting he’s due a rest. Do I like it....? No sir!

                    2. Daniel - WC Active
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Sold Robbo for Dallas. Get in if this is the case

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

                        why would you sell robbo, ofc in hindsight for this week it looks good but a very strange move getting rid of robertson imo

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

                          That too before Newcastle.

                        2. Daniel - WC Active
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          needed the money for Kane

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

                        That is some real jam! I can’t condone selling Robbo though!

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

                    He was due a rest.

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

                  1. Will Balbuena play next game?

                  2. Chances of WHU keeping a clean sheet against Everton?

                  1. THE KING CANTONA
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    High
                    Low

                  2. thegaffer82
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    1) I think so. Was rested in busy schedule I think.

                    2) 50-60% chance I rate it at

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

                    Yes
                    No

                6. Khalico
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  should i consider bringing in Ings, or go for Adams in for double gameweek?

                  1. Danstoke82
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Saints don’t look like scoring at the moment so I’d wait and see on Ings.

                    I’m an Adams owner and cannot wait to get him out of my team. Disastrous FT so far.

                    1. Kellz86
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Was not impressed either but I’m going to stick to it for the double, the least expected players sometimes score the most points

                  2. THE KING CANTONA
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Ings is worth the extra, if he can stay fit.

                  3. ivantys
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Not sure what happened to Saints they seem to suddenly have problems scoring goals. Won't touch them right now.

                    • Shineonme
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Sideways move plus ings is injury prone

                  4. Danstoke82
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Taylor > ?

                    A) Justin -4
                    B) Dallas -4
                    C) step away and just hope Coufal or Mitchell plays.

                    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Dallas is a monster - get him while he is hot.

                      1. Danstoke82
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        Really wish I’d had made the move soon but decided on Taylor and the extra 0.4 in the coffers.

                        Thanks mate

                    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Though I think Couf will play. Fredericks is a Championship player.

                    3. THE KING CANTONA
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      I'm considering Alioski & Struijk as alternatives to Dallas.

                  5. Sgt Frank Drebin
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Does everyone but me has a Soton defender or goalkeeper? Their clean sheet yesterday resulted in 5.5 effective points against me. Crazy

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

                      I don't. I have been very stubborn getting their defensive assets. Too late now with their awful fixtures.

                    2. Danstoke82
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      I don’t either also and every week it’s destroys my place in my ML.

                      I know as soon as I bring one in though the CS will dry up so maybe a useful tactic haha

                    3. Fulchester's New Centr…
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      None for about 10 or 12 GWs for me - sadly plenty of effective points against over that time

                    4. thegaffer82
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Soton cleanie gets me every time... both in OR and in my ML’s too.

                      I’ll be getting a DF in once the blanks & double have gone (as well as Dallas)

                    5. Lev Yashin
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Had McCarthy and KWP at the start then shifted them out. Will probably end up with KWP or Vestergaard at some point,

                    6. Kellz86
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Yeah but benched KWP for Taylor with the thinking WHU had more goal threat than SHU

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

                    Is Scott Dann first choice CB for Palace?

                    1. Daniel - WC Active
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      he is too old to play regularly imo. he could be a decent punt since he can score from time to time but he also can score own goals, i think he holds the record for most own goals in the PL

                  7. Daniel - WC Active
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Any new news on Twitter about potential postponements today? Or a 2 weeks break from FPL?

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

                      Not in the government plans nor the premier leagues plans either, that said they'll re-evaluate after more tests are done

                      Hopefully low numbers

                    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      The government has advised that it is sticking to its current plans for football in England to continue next week, until next week when it will reveal they are not.

                      1. Daniel - WC Active
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        thanks lads, hope the spurs game is on

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

                    Which is the best 4.6 or below option for Lamptey replacement for GW 17 and 18?

                    A) Holding (wba, CRY)
                    B) Dann (SHE, ars)
                    C) Clyne (SHE, ars)
                    D) other?

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

                      A

                    2. Daniel - WC Active
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      I am probably keeping. looks like he would be back. i considered holding but Luiz being back worries me. also maybe a Everton defender in not playing fh

                    3. THE KING CANTONA
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      A

                    4. ivantys
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        You can't surely be considering palace defenders

                    5. Catastrophe
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      30 @ 400K OR with Salah (c), Mane & Son -- any chance I can have a reasonable GW?

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

                        Every chance with Salah and Mane facing Bruce's shipwreck.

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

                          Cheers, hope so.

                      2. Daniel - WC Active
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        pray for the liverpool game to be on

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

                          Fingers crossed. Spurs game is at higher risk of postponement no?

                      3. Fulchester's New Centr…
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        30 with effectively 4 to play and all of them big guns.
                        Huge green arrow could be on the horizon I'd say.

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

                          Ta. Looks a poor score in my ML at the moment.

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

                      Pablo Mari an option now for next two games?

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

                        Wouldn't bother. Transfers are at a premium and surely he will lose his spot

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

                        Nope hard to say which arsenal Def is nailed other than tierney bellerin Leno CBS will rotate too much based on form

                      3. thegaffer82
                        • 9 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        Rob Holding an option I think.

                        Brought him in for Lamptey this week

                      4. Fulchester's New Centr…
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        I'd rather Holding.

                    7. Gudjohnsen
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      Reese James to basically anyone except TAA and Robertson?

                      Got Coufal, Dallas and Dier

                      1. Daniel - WC Active
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        depends on your strategy

                      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        I'd leave it as long as you can whatever you do. Justin?

                    8. Neo-Viper
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      CTaylor to
                      1) Alioski
                      2) Holding
                      3) Pieters
                      4) Ayling

                      1. Daniel - WC Active
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        I like Alioski

                      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        Holding for me but I am not planning to BB.
                        Alioski if you are.

                        1. Daniel - WC Active
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          will Holding start? Luiz is back

                          1. Neo-Viper
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 1 day ago

                            Yes. He has played with Luiz too in the pairing.

                            But not 100% sold!

                          2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 1 day ago

                            I think so. Gabriel is out and Holding has started last 10 league games or so anyway

                        2. Neo-Viper
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          doing BB. so ya!!

                      3. Neo-Viper
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        Cheers! Alioski it is!

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

                          Last season in Championship:

                          Dallas: 5G & 3A
                          Alioski: 5G & 3A

                          Alioski highly overlooked around these parts.

                          1. Neo-Viper
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 1 day ago

                            Exactly. Watched him play for the first time yesterday! Looks really promising!!

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

                              If they had a better goalkeeper (although Meliser is improving) I would defo double up with Dallas.

                              1. Neo-Viper
                                • 5 Years
                                2 months, 1 day ago

                                Yes. would have been gold. Same like Robbo and TAA from last year.

                    9. Daniel - WC Active
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      If the City game is on against Chelsea how risky is Salah to KDB? KDB has 2 games and Salah has 1. Not playing the FH in GW 18 and Salah won't be captain against Southampton. BTW Salah always delivered hauls when not in my squad. Leeds, Wolves, CPL, Villa. I didn't have him for all those games and still having a good season being around 100K.

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

                        Do let us know if you decide to go through the aforementioned move. 😉

                        1. Daniel - WC Active
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          I will go for it. High risk high reward. I don't have a better option unless I see news that Cancelo is out with symptoms and won't play the blank GW

                      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        Money no object could work, but I'd be inclined to keep - transfers are precious, particulalrly now

                      3. ivantys
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          Not risky at all until KDB blanks in both games

                        • Piksau
                          • 6 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          KDB is in a slump right now....if you have money on Salah that will be wasted by selling him(price difference) and then potentially bringing him back then i would suggest dont do it.
                          Eg: i have a list of my players who have risen more than .4 since i have bought them and they are season keepers until their last few fixtures.

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

                        Anyone else looking at Antonio? If he stays fit now he could be gold for the DGW.

                        1. Daniel - WC Active
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          Had him for ages on my bench as injured striker. not going near him while the fixture congestion is on

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

                          Not for me

                      5. Nightcrawler
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        No news is good news i guess for spurs game?

                        1. Daniel - WC Active
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          fingers crossed

                        2. boc610
                          • 9 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          sheffield united played their game so I don't see how this is different. Prem league seem to be playing it down.

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

                          You got to remember the city v everton game was called off 4 hours before the game

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

                        If 1 make 1-2 transfers in GW18(with the aim of them being permanent) and confirm them but then play the free hit chip after, do those earlier gw18 transfers also reset in gw19? or does this chip only recognise transfers made after it is played?
                        i was not planning to make any transfers this gw and use 2 in the next week, but it will depend on the answer to this.

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

                          Eg: Wildcard chip recognises all transfers made before and after it is played in the same GW.

                        2. Daniel - WC Active
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          chip recognises all gw transfers so the previous GW squad will be back

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

                            thanks!

                        3. Mr. O'Connell
                          • 8 Years
                          2 months, 1 day ago

                          Earlier transfers reset. Any moves made count towards free hit and not actual team. So in essence you don't have any permanent transfers that week.

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

                            thanks!

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

                          If only there was a website with the rules on that answered this for you

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

                            haha...i have looked at the rules on the website but they are all basic...
                            and when i have mailed them on a few occasions for a specific query they almost always reply back with the same exact rules as on the site....!

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

                              I mean, c'mon, it can't be more straightforward than that:

                              Free Hit: Make unlimited free transfers for a single Gameweek. At the next deadline your squad is returned to how it was at the start of the Gameweek.

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

                                I agree with you...i was just thinking of saving my transfer for the next GW, making my 1-2 transfers on a permanent basis, and then using the FreeHit to get my team in line for the blank gw...but now looks like i have only 1 transfer to play around with....damn....