Scout Notes

Kane and Son proving difficult to sell ahead of Double Gameweek 19

SPURS 3-0 LEEDS

  • Goals: Harry Kane (£11.0m), Son Heung-min (£9.7m), Toby Alderweireld (£5.4m)
  • Assists: Steven Bergwijn (£7.0m), Kane, Son
  • Bonus points: Kane x3, Son x2, Alderweireld

It may be a new year but the lethal Harry Kane (£11.0m)and Son Heung-min (£9.7m)combination once again proved devastating, as Tottenham beat Leeds 3-0 to end a four-game winless streak.

By linking up for Spurs’ second of the afternoon, their goal-assist partnership has reached a tally of 13 – already the joint most fruitful Premier League duo in a single campaign and by only their 16th game.

New father Kane scored a penalty after 29 minutes when Steven Bergwijn was fouled by Ezgjan Alioski (£4.5m) around the 18-yard line. Then, minutes after both going down with knocks, Kane and Son began 2021 like they ended 2020.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (£4.9m) won possession in midfield and gave the ball to Kane. The striker then clipped in a cross that was met at the near-post by Son, converting past Illan Meslier (£4.6m) for his 100th Tottenham goal.

“The players understood how to close the door to the danger and how to explore some fragilities in the way they play that can be exposed. I don’t say a very good performance, I say a good performance and very important three points.” – Jose Mourinho

KANE AND SON: STILL IN BUSINESS

The recent form of both had coincided with Spurs’ poor December, as Son and Kane blanked in the previous two and three games respectively.

It may have also concerned FPL managers that both had been heavily out-performing their season’s expected goal involvement (xGI) numbers. Additionally, the South Korean international’s six goal attempts from the last five Gameweeks had been bettered by the likes of Rodri (£5.4m), Luka Milivojevic (£5.6m) and Conor Gallagher (£5.5m).

Yet here, albeit against a Leeds side that promises goals at both ends, the two had several promising opportunities. Early on, the two combined down the left-hand side, where the ball ricocheted back to Kane and a left-footed shot that sailed over the bar.

In the second half, Son cut inside from the left in plenty of space but hesitated to the point of not even shooting. He later set up a big Bergwijn chance where the right-footed shot was saved by Meslier, followed five minutes later by another save that denied Kane from a tight angle.

Both Son and Kane were popular Gameweek 17 captaincy choices for a reason. Kane is now in double-figures for both goals and assists, with Son notching his seventh double-digit haul of the campaign. 

They also take part in one of the five Gameweek 18 matches and, although they only play once in the following week of doubles, it is away to bottom side Sheffield United. When devising a chip strategy, getting rid of these whilst blindly chasing those with two matches might prove hasty.

REGUILON MISSES OUT

Jose Mourinho had never faced Leeds before but, because Wednesday’s match against Fulham was postponed due to positive coronavirus (COVID-19) test results, his players entered proceedings with a six day rest since conceding the late equaliser against Wolves.

Two changes were made to the side, including Sergio Reguilon (£5.7m) being named as a substitute and missing out on a clean sheet – Spurs’ first since the four of Gameweeks 8 to 11. 

Toby Alderweireld was the other change and he didn’t miss out on it, also nodding home the third goal from a Son corner. Matt Doherty (£5.7m), sent off in stoppage time after picking up his second yellow card, brought in just three points. He will miss the EFL Cup semi-final against Brentford.

“We suffered a goal from a set-piece and in the game we created 10 chances but didn’t score any goals, our opponents created 12 but scored three. For me the fundamental difference was the efficiency and the fact their offensive game came about through errors we could have avoided.” – Marcelo Bielsa

BOX OFFICE LEEDS

Kalvin Phillips (£4.9m), however, will be absent for Leeds’ next league match after being booked for the fifth time this season. That will be the first of their two Double Gameweek 19 fixtures, arguably denting the appeal of assets in all departments for the bumper round of fixtures.

This will, of course, be a blow to Marcelo Bielsa too, after managing to name a virtually-unchanged side on the past six occasions – only replacing the injured Liam Cooper (£4.3m) with Pascal Struijk (£3.9m) three games ago.

Leeds side weren’t deterred by the third goal, controlling the rest of the match in the same positive way they started it. Left-back Alioski found himself in the penalty area after just four minutes, as his shot hit the side netting. On the other flank, popular pick Stuart Dallas (£4.8m) was constantly getting into the box from the other side.

“In the second half, of the second half, we started to dominate again. We had a good offensive production.” – Marcelo Bielsa

ENTICING DOUBLE GAMEWEEK 19

Despite Phillips’ absence from the Brighton match, Dallas is still highly appealing ahead of facing the Seagulls and Southampton in the Double Gameweek. 

The Northern Ireland international produced a 12-point haul at West Brom and only Kurt Zouma (£5.8m) has scored more than his three goals in 2020/21.

Wildcard and Free Hit managers will also be looking at cheap winger Raphinha (£5.5m). He had the most shots of all midfielders in the preceding six matches and is always looking to get involved. In the first half, his left-footed in-swinger cross found Patrick Bamford (£6.6m), whose header went over the bar.

Bamford looked bright in the first half. Owned by 49.3% of FPL managers, he is the game’s standout cheap striker, whose ten goals and five assists make him the third highest-scoring FPL striker.

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; Doherty, Alderweireld, Dier, Davies; Hojbjerg, Winks (Sissoko 76’), Ndombele (Lucas Moura 78’), Bergwijn, Kane (Vinicius 87’), Son.

Leeds United XI (4-1-4-1): Meslier; Dallas, Ayling, Struijk, Alioski (Shackleton 64’); Phillips; Raphinha, Klich, Rodrigo (Hernandez 65’), Harrison (Poveda 61’); Bamford.

Lessons learned from FPL Gameweek 17

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894 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Black Knights
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Play up Pompey.

    75 with 3 to go, nice to get a green arrow again!

    1. George Agdgdgwngo
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Looking good, what 3?

      1. Black Knights
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        McCarthy (Martinez 3 if he’s seriously isolating), Dias (Coufal 6 if the game is off) and Salah.

        Think 100 is out of reach but 90 may not be.

        1. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Why might the City game be off? Haven't heard anything about that

          1. Black Knights
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            They had a 6th positive last night and are getting more results today. I’m not sure if it will be but Coufal is there if Dias has it anyway.

            Think we’ll find out soon what’s going on with that game.

    2. liverpool01
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Nice one!

      1. Black Knights
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Cheers.

    3. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      75 with 3 to go too! Feels good.

      McCarthy Stones Salah

      1. Black Knights
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        I’d had 5 red arrows out of 6 and went from 34k to 102k.

        But my players kept believing in the philosophy, the board gave me time, and it’s turning around!

  2. liverpool01
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Any news on Lindelof injury?

    Have 2FT

    Was thinking Coufal to Lindelof or Shaw, will Fh Gw 19.

    1. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Telles and Shaw will share minutes.

      AWB or Maguire are the safest options. Bailly too (but his injury record speaks for itself)

      1. liverpool01
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Yeh Bailey is too injury prone risky going with him.

        1. Make United Great Again
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Lindelof is apparently a long term injury btw. Stay clear

          1. liverpool01
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Cool thanks

    2. Fit of Pique
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Hardcore United fan here.

      Maguire will play every minute of every game, league and cup.

      AWB will play 90 most weeks but may have the occasional benching.

      Shaw and Telles will share minutes. Stay away IMO

      Bailly an injury risk and a rotation risk of Lindelof comes back.

      So Maguire the only safe defensive option at United. I have him. I need another 6m denfder though and I'm thinking Stones (have Cancelo)

      1. liverpool01
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Thanks man

  3. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Current GW18 Team

    Stones Mitchell Holding
    Son Bruno(C) Grealish
    Kane DCL

    Johnson & Burke > Saka & Maguire/AWB for free? No brainer right?

    1. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Yes

    2. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Good moves.

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        0.1 short.

        For a 1 week punt I could do

        A. Bailly Saka
        B. AWB & Smith Rowe
        C. Maguire & Smith Rowe

    3. liverpool01
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Yes

    4. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Never mind. I’m 0.1 short 😀

  4. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Anyone else targeting Sheff Utd v Newcastle for GK or defenders on free hit?

    It’s got 0-0 or 0-1 written all over it.

    1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Yup Darlow in my current FH draft

    2. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Should be one of the worst games of all time. 2 nil Newcastle

    3. MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      McGoldrick going to haul, haha. I hope as I may take a 1 week punt on him.

  5. BradtheLAD
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Is it worth banking the FT or using it to get rid of Balbuena/KWP?
    Current GW18 Team;
    0.ITB, 1FT

    Martinez
    Stones Dier
    Grealish Son Bruno
    Kane DCL

    1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Either Balbuena to holding or bank the FT to give you flexibility/ options for 19

  6. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Who is a good replacement for Balbuena? Budget is 4.6 and plan to BB

    1. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Holding

      1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Forgot to include my current team. Already have Holding.

        Martinez
        Holding Robbo Cancelo
        Son Bruno Salah Raphinha
        Bamford Kane Rodrigo
        (Johnstone Soucek Coufal Balbuena)

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          FH18?

          1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Yup FH18 and currently BB19

      2. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Sso you're holding Balbuena?

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Targett

      1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        4YCs put me off

    3. balint84
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Lowton

      1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Burnley DGW fixtures are not great but I may have to go Taylor/ Lowton

  7. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    "New father Kane scored a penalty after 29 minutes"

    Did FFS just assume Kane's gender!!?? Maybe Kane identifies as a woman!

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Or a mouthbreather

    2. Groot the Leveller
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      He's not playing for the spurs womens team... so I think they are on pretty safe ground.

  8. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Fh draft for gw18

    Darlow
    Tierney dias fernandez
    Sterling kdb bruno saka neto
    Kane wilson

    Subs: dubravka coleman mitchell brewster

    Gtg?? Not sure who to capt though. Perhaps kdb

    1. fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Looks good, KDB captain could work well

      1. Gun gun
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Lets see how the game vs chelsea went first then

  9. Ha.
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Thought I could rely on Bissouma for BGW and then he goes and does that.

    Martinez
    Dier, Holding, Stones
    Son, Fernandes (c), Grealish
    Kane, DCL, Watkins

    Good enough?

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Looks good to me. Can’t squeeze in a city mid? Think I might have kdb and sterling

      1. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Not unless I ditch Salah

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Salah Hokey Cokey

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Outside no City mid, pretty decent

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      10 isn’t enough. FH immediately

  10. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Anyone else gone from FH in 18 and BB in 19 to now not even using a chip? I can get 9 out for 18 and full 11 dgwers for 19 without a hit so think I’ll save them.

    Am I right in saying 26 and 29 will be another big double/blank gw?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Yes

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        You saving your chips TM? You’ve had a decent rank climb the last few weeks, nicely done

    2. Top Dog
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I still could go either way, and also have option of WC and BB, but I think my preferred option is to go without using chips

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Thanks. That’s how I’m viewing it as well just now. Keeping options open but at think saving chips is looking best move

    3. Sanchit
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Yes

  11. balint84
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Justin or Ogbonna on dgw?

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      West Ham fixtures look too good to ignore

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Anyone but the Ogbon

  12. fcsaltyballs
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Any nice FH templates out there, keen to rate. Thanks

    1. Gun gun
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Can u rate mine on top?

  13. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Oh no please dont tell me manc vs chelsea game gonna get postpone..

    1. fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Source?

      1. Gun gun
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Saw a few news about more postive results

        1. Top Dog
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          I’ve seen absolutely nothing, so unless you have a decent source stop scaremongering

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Relax.

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Calm your boobies mate

    4. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Wouldn't mind with Mitchell coming on for KDB then another dgw in the future.

  14. Quan MisTaka
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    What do you think of these moves.

    Salah + Soucek > KDB/Sterling + Saka (-4) GW18 blanks

    KDB/Sterling + Saka + Kane > Salah + Soucek + Vardy (-8) GW19 Doubles

    Few hits but could work out?

    Will lose 0.3 tv

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Can see why you’d shuffle the big hitters. But you’re getting Saka for -8 for one game? Just do salah Hokey Cokey and get Vardy for -4

      1. Quan MisTaka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Yeah just had another look at it too. Id need saka to score 8+ to justify it. Not worth it eh.

        Salah hokey cokey it is.

        Cheers pal

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Cheers. Good luck

  15. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Was very tempted to WC out of Kane and Son, less so after that display. I can't help but feel, though, that Leeds were the absolute perfect fixture for them. When they start facing parked buses again, my confidence in them will be exceptionally low. Wouldn't be surprised at 4 points from them vs Villa, for example.

    1. Quan MisTaka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      We get one more viewing in gw18 before we need to make the call

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 15 days ago

        If I want to WC I'll have to make the call now 😆

        Really wish the game against Fulham had gone through, that would have been perfect to assess where Spurs are at right now.

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Villa don’t sit back either though? Not an awful fixture for them either

    3. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Agree

    4. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      So many options this season but son and Kane just keeps getting points. They won’t score every week but I think having at least one of them makes sense...they also have that Fulham game to rearrange

    5. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I am moving Kane out for Vardy in 19 for sure.

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Risky

    6. MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I’m moving them both out this week, probably bite me in the arse but I need the value for other players for GW18 & 19. Against Leeds who play so open I don’t think they created enough. Kane wouldn’t haul without being on pens can’t remember him having another shot on target and Son was clinical with his main chance he had, his movement was great but he doesn’t look as good as he did earlier in the season. I don’t expect them to do as well against Villa the Sheff UTD fixture worries me more but Spurs haven’t been on great goal scoring form recently.

  16. Red Red Robins
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Morning all,

    Im currently sitting on 7 players for next week
    Thinking of bring in KDB for Salah and Dias in for Taylor for a -4
    That would give me 9 players

    Then Bring back Salah for KDB as i dont think KDB will play 3 games in a short turn around

    Is the -4 worth it?

    1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Yep

    2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Yes

    3. Red Red Robins
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Thanks all

      1. Booked4Dissent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 15 days ago

        But if you have £0m ITB and bought Salah @£12.4m, would you be unable to buy him back in GW 19?

        1. Red Red Robins
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 15 days ago

          0.1 in bank mate, so hopefully ok - if not do another -4 so my teams back to normal.

          1. Booked4Dissent
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Yeah you would need -4 then if only have 0.1m ITB and bought @12.4m

  17. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Repost.
    What's your latest GW 18 and 19 plans? Mine is

    18: Salah to KDB
    19: KDB to Salah, or Son to Salah & DCL to Decordova-Reid (-4). TC potentially

  18. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Can i check if you got 7 plAyers for gw18,

    Will u fh?

    Martinez
    Stones saiss
    Bruno mahrez
    Kane dcl

    Seems like mine need an FH right? Mahrez and stones especially if they start vs chelsea. Then they might nt start for gw18?

    1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I would FH that team

  19. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    As a Salah non owner I really hope he starts. Killed it when subbed in then blanks next 2 when he starts.

  20. Bumbaclot
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    We all still using free hit this week? If not what is the plan??

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Think I’m saving it now. Plan is wc 25, BB 26 and FH 29 if those are the big doubles/blanks

    2. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Not risking my chips in the current climate where games can be called off without any notice.

  21. andres
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    What would you advise for my team?

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

    Gw19, tc.

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Well set up. Looks great, maybe salah to sterling and get salah back in 19?

  22. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Anyone know why Burke was not with his team yesterday?

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Think it’s due to him being a terrible footballer

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Great, thanks 🙂

  23. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Who is this sixtgh person who tested positive for City?

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      sixth*

      1. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Sith*

    2. Sanchit
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Some EDS ( Elite development squad) player. Probably none of the regular starters

    3. Flaps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Jane peters works in parole

  24. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    How many double game week players are you looking to have for GW19?

    1. Captain_Shirokov
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      13 minimum

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Decent. I’m looking at 10 players at the moment.

    2. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      9 + 2 Spurs. 11 if playing BB but probably won't, feels safer to play TC now.

      1. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Also, will have 11 bgw players and will only do - 4 for both teams.

        1. Make United Great Again
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          What does bgw stand for? Keep seeing it

          1. The Units
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Blank game week

          2. Tambling5
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Blank means any game week where at least two teams don't have a fixture

          3. The Train Driver
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            S = single
            D = double
            B = blank

    3. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Currently have 12 DGW players + son, Kane and holding. Might shift Kane to Vardy in 19.

    4. MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      15 is my plan, how many minutes they all get who knows.

    5. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Got 12 but it includes balbeuna, foden, rjames. With a transfer needed for playing keeper and brewster I think my chances of a BB has gone.
      Chilwell to taylor really screwed me over as a complete waste of two FTs

    6. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      14/15

    7. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      11

  25. Captain_Shirokov
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Salah to Son/Rashford worth it for one week?

    Will lose 0.1m on Salah but have a feeling he might drop anyway. Will have 9 players then. Thoughts?

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Maybe Salah to KDB

      1. Captain_Shirokov
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Have him

    2. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I’d probably go sterling or kdb if you only have one of those guys? Rashford could get 12points or 2 and villa might be tricky for son but expect he’ll still do well

      1. Captain_Shirokov
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        3 city already

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Maybe son then

          1. Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            But get salah back for 19!

            1. Captain_Shirokov
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              For sure

        2. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Yeah I think it’s worth it, but good options

  26. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    So Martinelli punt went well...
    That should teach me a lesson.

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I hope he starts in 18. I got him too.

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Just worried that after 2 consecutive starts in which he played really well he was dropped altogether, not even bench appearance when that waste of space Willian was preffered ahead of him.

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Yeah same

  27. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Tiniest of margins denying that Dier goal, how irritating. Definitely would have preferred that over the Son assist

  28. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Can get this team for sgw 18 and dgw 19 BB and just - 4. Looks good?

    SGW18 Martinez
    Mitchell Dias Holding Dier
    Bruno KDB Grealish Son
    Watkins Kane

    DGW19
    Martinez x2 Johnstone x2 Cresswell x2 Dias x2 Holding Dier Robertson x2 Bruno x2 KDB x2 Son Grealish x2 Anguissa x2
    Watkins x2 Bamford x2 Cavani x2

    No Salah but it opens up for so much more and keeping my chips/not doing more minus.

    Probably playing TC because of all the uncertainties even though I think I have a decent squad for a bench boost.

    Will save FH, WC and BB for next bgw+dgw.

    1. MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Can’t see Cavani starting both and then depends if Grealish gets a YC for 1 game suspension. Could downgrade Cavani and change Grealish to Rashford maybe?

    2. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Looks good plan but i think salah is best captain for 19 so if using TC I’d want him in there

  29. FALSE PROFIT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Leno
    Cancelo Dias Sais
    Saka KDB Rashford Son Bruno
    Wilson Kane
    Sub Holding Mitchel Brewster

    Is it worth a better bench considering possible postponements?

    1. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Bench is good enough.

      1. FALSE PROFIT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Cheers Bud

  30. patricio33
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Using my FH for GW18. Pick one:

    A. Zaha (away at Arsenal)
    B. Grealish (home to Spurs)

    1. Kannbury
        3 months, 15 days ago

        B.