Scout Notes

Assessing Salah’s blank as Robertson moves top of the FPL defenders’ points table

Newcastle United 0-0 Liverpool

  • Goals: None
  • Assists: None
  • Bonus: Andrew Robertson (£7.3m), Federico Fernandez (£4.7m) x3, Karl Darlow (£5.0m) x1

The final fixture of an eight-match Gameweek that refused to stick to the script ended in suitably underwhelming fashion at St James Park on Wednesday.

Liverpool failed to score for the first time in the Premier League this season as poor finishing and a dogged defensive effort from Newcastle United left the Reds, and those Fantasy managers who backed their attacking assets, frustrated.

EGYPT ME OUT OF POINTS

A second successive blank for Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) capped off a below-par week for many Fantasy Premier League bosses, with the Egyptian backed with the armband by huge swathes of the FPL community for the clash with Newcastle.

Both he and Sadio Mane (£11.9m) never really got going on Tyneside but even taking into account their listless displays, this was one of those games when the margins between double-digit haul and a three-pointer were slim.

But for the merest brush on the fingertips of Karl Darlow‘s (£5.0m) gloves, Salah would have opened the scoring and potentially the floodgates in the 33rd minute.

His second wasted big chance arrived midway through the second half, the Egyptian failing to even hit the target with this effort, but Salah has historically had a profligate side to his game and occasional frustrating afternoons come with the territory.

Mane was also denied a tap-in by a goalmouth clearance from Fabian Schar (£4.9m), while Firmino spurned three very presentable headed opportunities and ought to have continued his good festive form.

INJURY LATEST

In terms of positive news, Liverpool appeared to emerge from their Gameweek 16 clash on Tyneside relatively unscathed.

An early injury to Andrew Robertson (£7.3m), in which the left-back needed treatment, seemingly amounted to nothing, with the Scot going on to last the full 90 minutes – the 16th time in a row he has done that in the Premier League in 2020/21.

Jurgen Klopp said after the game:

As far as I know, in the moment, nobody got injured tonight, which is a very important thing. So that means we probably can go with the same squad to Southampton.

The return of Thiago Alcantara (£5.7m) as a second-half substitute was a boost to the Reds but from a Fantasy perspective, the most pertinent injury news of the evening concerned Joel Matip (£5.5m).

Any notion that the Cameroon international could offer FPL managers a reliable, cut-price route into the Liverpool backline over the coming weeks and months were dashed yet again when the injury-prone stopper succumbed to yet another fitness issue in Gameweek 15.

Klopp said after full-time on Wednesday:

The normal stuff with these kind of injuries, around about three weeks.

That would put Matip on a collision course with Double Gameweek 19, so any punt on Nathaniel Phillips (£4.0m) and Rhys Williams (£4.0m) for the home fixtures against Manchester United and Burnley is a risky one at this stage.

Even if Matip was ruled out for that double-header, the fact that the two bargain-bin defenders continue to share game-time is off-putting; it was Williams who got the nod to deputise for Matip in Gameweeks 13 and 15, and Phillips at St James Park.

GREAT SCOT

On the subject of Liverpool’s backline, Robertson produced another fine performance from left-back en route to a tidy haul.

With much focus on Ben Chilwell (£6.1m) et al this season, the Scotland international has quietly gone about his business and this latest nine-point return moved him into first place in the FPL defenders’ points standings.

But for Roberto Firmino‘s (£9.3m) poor miss from Robertson’s 67th-minute corner, the in-form full-back would have been looking at another double-digit score.

One slight concern on the clean sheet front might be the absence of Matip, with neither Williams nor Phillips looking particularly solid.

This was the first match that Liverpool have kept a clean sheet in this season when either one of those budget assets has played and it took a last-ditch block from Fabinho (£5.4m) to stop Callum Wilson (£6.5m) from extending that drought, with the Newcastle striker having brushed off Phillips all too easily to carve out an early opening.

DARLOW V DUBRAVKA

Included in the Newcastle United squad for the first time this season was goalkeeper Martin Dubravka (£4.8m), who had been sidelined for four months with a heel problem.

The Slovak will have to be content with a place among the substitutes for now, however, with Darlow producing a well-timed masterclass between the posts and earning his manager’s backing after full-time:

Karl has waited patiently for his chance because of the form of Dubravka but he’s number one at the moment because of the performances that he’s putting in.

FIVE GO DEFENDING

A solid defensive showing from Newcastle at the Etihad on Boxing Day was followed up by an even better display against Liverpool, with centre-backs Schar and Federico Fernandez (£4.7m) particularly impressing.

Fernandez proved to be a bonus point magnet whenever the Magpies kept clean sheets last season and it so proved again on Wednesday, with the stopper collecting maximum bonus along with Robertson.

The problem with targeting Newcastle’s defence in FPL is Bruce’s determination to roll out a more attacking formation in the so-called ‘easier’ games – good news for the talismanic Wilson, who continues to thrive despite the limited service and who went close to scoring against Liverpool, but less so elsewhere.

The Magpies resemble a solid outfit in a backs-to-the-wall 5-4-1 but look less so in a 4-4-2/4-2-3-1, conceding goals against the likes of Burnley, Fulham, West Bromwich Albion and Brighton and Hove Albion – all at home – this season when playing without a third centre-half.

Jamaal Lascelles (£4.2m), incidentally, looks likely to miss Gameweek 17 on his long road back from a positive COVID-19 test, but he’s one for the watchlist at that ever-dwindling price.


Newcastle United XI: Darlow, Murphy (Almiron 67), Yedlin, Ritchie (Lewis 86), Clark, Fernandez, Schar, Hayden, M.Longstaff, Wilson, Joelinton.

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Fabinho, Robertson, Jones (Wijnaldum 68), Henderson, Milner (Thiago 73), Salah (Shaqiri 90), Firmino, Mane.


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811 Comments Post a Comment
  1. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Salah's blank was just an icing on the cake of this great game week....

    1. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I have no idea what to do with 2FT. Maybe bring a Spurs def for Matip as I'm going to FH in 19. Any suggestions would help?

      Martinez
      Dias Robertson James
      Son Bruno Zaha Grealish
      DCL Bamford Kane

      Mccarthy Justin Podence Matip

      1. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Sorry, wasn't meant to be a reply!

    2. Nedvěd11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I had Son..with evryone else in ML having Salah..

  2. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    TC Salah DGW19 is off the cards now

    1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      True

    2. gellinmagellan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      why?

  3. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    anybody selling salah?

  4. Avery
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 17 days ago

    GW17 - Clean sheet probability
    https://twitter.com/fpl_salah/status/1344538783266394112?s=21

    LEI: 41%
    CPL: 40%
    ARS: 39%
    BUR: 38%
    LIV: 35%
    BHA: 34%
    EVE: 33%
    WOL: 33%
    MUN: 31%
    FUL: 29%
    MCI: 28%
    TOT: 27%
    SHU: 26%
    CHE: 23%
    WHU: 21%
    NEW: 18%
    WBA: 17%
    SOU: 16%
    AVL: 15%
    LEE: 14%

  5. Booked4Dissent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 17 days ago

    3 x City premiums, DCL and Son all didn’t play. A game week to forget. But if any other games are postponed then I am abandoning the fpl season.

    1. GE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Same, see team below + Zouma and Taylor

    2. Third Eye Vision
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Do you still consider City players premiums 16 gameweeks into the season?

      1. Booked4Dissent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Yes, >5.5m in defence is premium. Likewise >9m in attack is premium. Premium refers to price, not form/performance.

        1. Third Eye Vision
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          I would suggest that ‘premium’ refers to their predicted point returns and that is merely reflected in their price set at the beginning of the season.

          If a player isn’t returning a ‘premium’ amount of points then they can no longer be considered in that bracket.

          Semantics.

          1. Booked4Dissent
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 17 days ago

            Premium means you pay more to have lower risk. Even if the premiums do not fulfil their function, you have still paid the premium.

    3. Third Eye Vision
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Stick with it. Fixture chaos is always good for better fpl players. It helps to gain an advantage over less prepared opponents.

    4. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      3 Spurs (C & VC), DCL, Matip, Coufal, Wellbeck ...

  6. GE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    What would you do here?

    (2FT, 0.0 itb)

    Martinez
    Cancelo/Dias/Zouma
    Salah/KDB/Bruno/Son/Soucek
    DCL/Bamford

    Bench: Button, Dallas, Taylor*, Brewster

    1. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Replace Taylor

      1. GE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Lowton or Allioski?

    2. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Very nice team. What u doing with gw18&19

      1. GE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks, awful this week though..
        Not sure yet, I was set on just BB19 and no FH18, but not sure now with all the corona. What’s your strategy?

  7. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    EGYPT ME OUT OF POINTS (headline in the article) - can someone please explain the pun because I’m missing it 🙂

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Gypped

    2. Fozzyb34r
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      He gypped (cheated or swindled) me out of points

      1. Third Eye Vision
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        I’ve never seen it spelt with a y before, but I can see that it’s quite common.

    3. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Cheers both, never heard that word before....l

    4. A Kun & Mateta
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      An obscure pun, almost as cryptic as Magnus teamname! Wonder is it linked to the expression "give me gyp"?

    5. Skonto Rigga
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Possibly one of the worst lines I've ever committed to these pages, which is saying something.

  8. Whiskerz
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Moving towards gw19 bb what do you think to these 2.moves? Will hold off as long as possible, obviously.

    Current team

    1ft. 3.6 itb
    Martinez
    Coufal. Robbo. Dallas
    Salah. Bruno. Son. Raphina. Soucek
    Vardy. Bamford
    Mccarthy. Taylor. Lamptey. Brewster

    This week Brewster to Antonio
    FH for gw 18
    For gw 19 Lamptey to Chillwell

    1. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Looks great. What about Taylor?

      1. Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Probably have to be a hit to get him out. But I'll leave that till the last moment. Maybe Bednarek as a replacement as I'll still have 0.4 left

  9. Legohair
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    KDB to Rashford good move?also Rashford for doubles...

    1. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Keep KDB. Kev could have a double too

      1. Legohair
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        When do we know?

    2. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Am doing the exact move, fed up with kdb already

  10. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    1 FT. 0.7ITB. Matip -> Chilwell best move?

    Martinez
    Dallas Coufal Bednarek
    KDB Bruno Salah Son
    Bamford Adams DCL

    Johnstone Bissouma Taylor* Matip*

    1. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      How about Dias?

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Yeah, fantasy fix recommends Cancelo.

        1. George Agdgdgwngo
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          Isn’t he one of the covid sufferers

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 17 days ago

            No sure but likely.

  11. yousunkmybattleship
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Have both Lamptey and Taylor, only 1 FT. Would you keep either or transfer out both?

    1. Pitch Perfect
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      1 now and 1 later. If you can field a defence in the meantime.

  12. George Agdgdgwngo
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    The Taylor injury has made me reassess my bench boost double gameweek plans.

    Instead of upgrading Brewster to Rodrigo, would you consider upgrading Taylor to Dias who Is more of a long term move.

    Would mean bench boosting with Brewster. Or stick to the original plan?

  13. Agamenmon
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Is Alioski nailed for the next few GW

    1. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Yes

  14. ZAWAd25
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    What to do with Bowen?

  15. gmando2011
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    So are we likely to see no game for City and Fulham again?

    1. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      City should be on

  16. umerlfc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Bench 3: (One has to be an attacker)

    A) Creswell - EVE(A)
    B) Coufal - EVE(A)
    C) Dallas - TOT(A)
    D) March - WOL(H)
    E) Raphinha - TOT(A)
    F) Adams - LIV(H)

    1. Annie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Bdf

      1. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        this

    2. L'Aeroplanino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      bcd

  17. gellinmagellan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Will Strujic be playing the coming GWs?

    1. boombaba
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Yeah
      No other CBs

  18. Pukkipartyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Taylor + Cresswell out for:

    A) Justin + Holding
    B) Dallas + Coufal

    1. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Why cres swell out? He has a dgw

      1. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Dont have fund other way. It seems stupid move. Maybe just Taylor to Holding.
        Tough Dallas seems like must have in double.

    2. umerlfc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      B if you're BB19

  19. George Agdgdgwngo
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    For my bench boost dgw19 team?

    A. Dias & Brewster

    B. Lowton & Rodrigo

    Option b is likely to require a hit to get Dias in after the double

    1. Pomp and Circumstance
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I'd save BB for later in season; there are usual 1 or 2 big DWs later on, and it might be better set to balance team for then

      1. LC1
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        I agree with this. However, I'd go with A as B isn't worth the hit for.

  20. dshv
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Play

    1. Mccarthy
    2. Johnstone

    1. No end product
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I'm playing McCarthy and have both

  21. Pomp and Circumstance
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    how likely is Antonio to play significant minutes in the next few weeks? considering Brewster --> Antonio, Wood, or Benteke as possible move

    1. Third Eye Vision
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      How likely is he to remain fit is the question? If fit, he plays.

      1. Pomp and Circumstance
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        do you think he would play both games of the DGW?

    2. Blzbobuk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      I have wood and have decided I am keeping him this week. I am going to watch 1 more week of Antonio before making a switch call. You would expect him not to get pushed too hard pre the break but to build up minutes. My total punt would be 30 or 60 this week and then 60 then 70 in the dgw which I would be ok with. If he plays 60- 70 this week and looks good I will probably take a 4 pointer to switch wood for him depending on other team fires. I am tight on value but given the upcoming blank and how he is so close to a drop(which won’t happen now) price shouldn’t be an issue.

      1. Pomp and Circumstance
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        thanks for the thoughtful analysis!

        think I may go for Antonio; I don't have Wood but am considering (should score at some point, but only 3 goals total so far); Benteke could be an alternate move that might be useful for this GW and for bench moving ahead

        I'm looking to upgrade Brewster

  22. Nikolai Volkoff
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Adams or Antonio?

    1. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Antonio

  23. beric
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Is Balbuena likely to be back in the starting XI do you think?

    1. Blue Moon Rising
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Expecting him and Coufal to return I think

      1. beric
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        cheers

  24. GW17 Fixtures and clean sheet odds
    G-Whizz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    GW17 fixture odds can be found here:
    http://prntscr.com/wdi90k
    (Provided by Betbrain)

    GW16 clean sheet results:
    LIV: 46% ✅
    MNU: 45% ✅
    TOT: 44% -
    MCI: 40% -
    BUR: 36% ✅
    LEI: 34% ❌
    ARS: 33% ✅
    CHE: 32% ❌
    SOU: 32% ✅
    SHU: 30% ❌
    LEE: 28% ✅
    BHA: 26% ❌
    WHU: 23% ✅
    CRY: 22% ❌
    WBA: 18% ❌
    WOL: 18% ❌
    FUL: 17% -
    AVL: 15% ❌
    EVE: 14% -
    NEW: 10% ✅

    GW17 clean sheet odds:
    ARS: 40%
    CRY: 40%
    LEI: 40%
    BUR: 38%
    LIV: 35%
    BHA: 34%
    EVE: 34%
    WOL: 33%
    MNU: 31%
    FUL: 29%
    MCI: 28%
    TOT: 27%
    SHU: 26%
    CHE: 24%
    WHU: 21%
    NEW: 18%
    WBA: 17%
    AVL: 15%
    SOU: 15%
    LEE: 14%
    (Provided by Betbrain)

    Clean sheet totals:
    Aston Villa: 8
    Manchester City: 7
    Southampton: 7
    Burnley: 6
    Chelsea: 6
    Leeds: 6
    Leicester City: 5
    Liverpool: 5
    Tottenham: 5
    West Ham: 5
    Arsenal: 4
    Everton: 4
    Manchester Utd: 4
    Wolves: 4
    Brighton: 3
    Fulham: 3
    Newcastle: 3
    West Bromwich: 2
    Crystal Palace: 1
    Sheffield United: 0

    Have a great new year everyone! Can't be any worse than the last one 😆

    G

    1. beric
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      As if I kept Ramsdale for 15 weeks

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        I considered ramsdale and egan double up in my draft ahead og gw 1 lol

        1. Trovsmash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 17 days ago

          i actually had them both in my draft haha

      2. riot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        I went Ramsdale GW1 and swapped to Leno so not much better

    2. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Cheers

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        My pleasure!

    3. Solenya
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Come back to this every week to take away the simply "too close to call" benching decisions of a stacked defense of my draft team. Big cheers for putting this up bright and early!

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        You're welcome!

        Hopefully those "too close to call" benching decisions will start to work in your favour 🙂

    4. wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      cheers and a i wish you a Happy New Year!

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks mate!

  25. royals forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Best 5.0 replacement for Taylor for this back 7

    Martinez Areola

    Dallas Coufal Semedo Keane xxxxxx

    Any ideas would be welcomed

    1. Third Eye Vision
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Holding or a Villa double up if you need a player for 18. Maybe. a West Ham double if you’re building for 19.

  26. DAZZ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Son (c) against Leeds is prime captaincy. Am i wrong?

    1. dshv
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      No its good i have him and kane but will go with kane

    2. Third Eye Vision
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Yeah, you’d think so. Spurs have been so disappointing though.

    3. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Going for Kane myself.

    4. Blue Moon Rising
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Is the game not at risk?

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 17 days ago

        No, the COVID cases were on Fulham's side, not Spurs.

    5. No end product
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Am thinking Kane but Son is just as good. Will hit them on the counter I think.

    6. Pops15
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Seems to be the perfect game for the Mourinho park the bus and counter attack strategy. Really dont understand people that are looking elsewhere. Everyone knows how the game will play out

  27. ZAWAd25
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Better trio for the double?

    A) Rashford + Dallas
    B) Trent + Bowen

    Already have Fernandes and Robertson

    1. Third Eye Vision
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      A.

      A trio means three players though. These are duos.

      1. ZAWAd25
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        I realized that I said trio after I posted haha. Initially wanted to include another player there. Cheers!

    2. KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      A by miles

  28. GE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    6 players enough for GW18 or play FH?

    (2FT, 0.0 itb)

    Martinez
    Cancelo/Dias
    KDB/Son
    DCL

    Not playing: Button, Zouma, Dallas, Taylor*, Salah, Bruno, Soucek, Bamford, Brewster

    1. Pitch Perfect
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      There will surely be news between now and gw18

      1. GE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Yes, but means a lot for my transfer, a GW18 or 19-transfer

    2. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      Yes imo. Ps Brewster has a game too!

      1. GE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 17 days ago

        Hehe, Brewster (C) 😉

  29. PocketZola
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    How did salah play? I missed the match

  30. Gromit
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 17 days ago

    Morning chaps. Robbo saved a dire gameweek fo me, nudging 2m now... 🙁

    Martinez
    Robbo Justin Creswell
    Salah Bruno Grealish Bowen
    Vardy DCL Adams

    Ryan Bissoma Lamptey Taylor

    0.6m ITB 1 FT

    Surgery perhaps needed. Would you:

    A) Put Lamptey out of his misery (Dallas)?
    B) Replace Bowen with Soucek (funding some upgrades)
    C) leave this GW
    D) something else

    Had planned to do the FH into BB combo on the upcoming gameweek, but may not BB now and be cautious.

    Many thanks all 🙂

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 17 days ago

      BB can fail dismally. The upturn is DGW players will, at least, play 1 game out of 2 in GW19. So expect blanks. The only upturn is Single GW players have a chance for a total blank. BB is a Shxt chip. It makes you prepare too much in advance and the rewards you may achieve have probably cost you in other gameweeks setting it all up. I will use it and FH in GW18 where I have no choice.