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. JohannaAdams10
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Any suggested improvements on FH team for gw18 as I’m chasing a bit:

    Leno
    Holding, Wan B, Bailly
    Sterling, KDB, Fernandez, Zaha
    Aguero, Lacazette, Wilson

    Bench: Mitchell

    1. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Zaha ?
      No spurs and no Grealish ?

    2. Kryptonite666
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Are you certain Aguero starts ?

    3. Eliano
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Double arsenal and united at the back? Maybe some city cover?

    4. DK_13
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Gw 18 team
      Leno
      Stones dier
      Kdb grealish
      Kane Dcl
      I have 7 great players and 2 FT and 0.3ITB.
      How do I fit in United/more city/more spurs to navigate both blanks and doubles?
      Other players -
      Forster
      Cresswell Robertson Ferguson
      Salah bissouma souchek
      Bamford

      1. Kryptonite666
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Salah and Robertson are your cash cows basically. Where have you value tied up.

        Salah + Bissouma to KDB + Saka and then back to Salah again. See below.

        1. DK_13
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I already have kdb

          1. Kryptonite666
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            sorry meant Bruno.

            1. DK_13
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              It still doesn't work out in my case. The moment I do bissouma to saka(0.7 costlier) I lose out on the bruno to salah free transfer

      2. Kryptonite666
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Alternately Robertson to Dias and Bissouma to Torres if he is fit.

        1. DK_13
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Na. I only have 0.3 ITB. Torres is 6.9(2.4 more than bissouma). I would have to do Robertson to some 5.1( I already have stones and dier)

    5. Kryptonite666
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Can I please get some feedback for these planned moves

      Martinez
      Stones Cancelo Dier (Coufal) (KWP)
      Bruno Son Grealish (Salah) (Soucek)
      Kane Wilson (Bamford)

      Salah to KDB this week to field 10 players this SGW
      Son to Salah, Wilson to Brewster for a -4 to play 10 DGWers + Kane

      Will lose 0.2 on Salah and a -4 for 2 extra KDB games

      Anything else you would do? (0.6 ITB)

      1. DK_13
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        What will you do if spurs get a dgw 19? Or if cancelo is one of the city players with covid? It is so complicated

        1. Ozils Nozle
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          My understanding is that it isnt possible for spurs fixture with fulham to be moved to that GW, so pretty safe assuming that wont happen

    6. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      I just love that everyone who will use FH will dump 20pts of Grealish next gw

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Hmm?

      2. Amey
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Non FH will need Arsenal Hick up. Only team who's players won't be in Non FH teams IMO.

      3. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        And 17 Brewster points

    7. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Am pretty convinced of using my FH, but what you lads think:

      Martinez*, Meslier
      Cancelo*, Mitchell*, Justin, Coufal, Dallas
      Bruno*, Rashford*, Son*, Salah Soucek
      Kane*, Bamford, Davis

      *players playing gw18

      I can:

      a) Use a FH and try and get kdb/sterling for a -4 for dgw19 (selling kane/Son and rashford for kdb/sterling and someone else)
      b) sell salah and Mitchell for kdb and stones for a -4. It would mean taking another -4 before dgw 19 to get salah back and another midfielder for Son and Rashford.

      1. Fortune
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Im in similar position, worse yeah,
        I think monitor how city lined up against birmigham then decide after.

    8. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      With Dias and Stones going up in price over the last two days I now can’t afford the FH team I wanted but I think it’s worth waiting to the very last minute before activating it. Agree?

      1. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Disagree, i've made transfers

        1. HollywoodXI
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          But have you pressed the FH button?

          1. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            No as there is a small chance i want to play my wc if something happens

      2. Amey
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Absolutely.
        If fixtures get postponed you'd berate yourself.

      3. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Absolutely

      4. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Agree totally. In these troubled times information is key. Am FHing next GW but waiting last minute, never know what can happen.

      5. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        of course, you have to be a little silly to play the free hit at this stage knowing fixtures are being postponed at such short notice

      6. Pumpy Pro
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Only a total fool would activate now imo. Just wait as long as possible

      7. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Fully agree

    9. AbsolutelyNoIdea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      FH or not

      Martinez
      Cancelo, Konsa
      Rashford, Bruno, Son
      DCL

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        FH

    10. LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Thoughts on this FH draft #3?

      DDG
      Tierney - Stones - Clark
      KDB - Sterling - Bruno - Rashford - Saka
      Kane - C.Wilson

      Holding - Struijk - Davies

    11. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Is there any chance of Newcastle Spurs being rescheduled for dgw19?

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        U mean fulham spurs? Fulham already have 2 matches in 19.

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          And 2 more postponed 😀

          Mitro TC

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            U mean Pope 😉

        2. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Chance of Fulham Spurs being scheduled for 18 and and Villa Spurs being shifted to 19 according to Crellin. Not sure likelyood of this happening.

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Villa have 2 matches in 19 as well

            1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              True

            2. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Very good point. I think this was his suggestion prior to the other rearrangements.

          2. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Interesting.

            Is this Crellin guy a particular guru with reliable intel?
            I’ve read his name here but don’t have twitter and am not to bothered on fpl influencers.

            1. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              He's usually right about fixtures rescheduling and possibility of when double gameweeks and blank gameweeks are.

            2. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              he just understands the fixture rules and possibilities better than most, he doesn’t have any insider information.

              He didn’t predict a City fixture being dragged back earlier than scheduled last season

              1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Ok, thanks.

        3. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Fulham Spurs indeed, yes.

      2. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        It's played gw30?

      3. Kryptonite666
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 11 days ago

        do you mean Spurs Fulham.

        1. The Seagulls and the Trawle…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I do, yes. My bad

    12. Slitherene
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      What to do?

      Martinez ¦ Forster
      Maguire Holding Taylor* Lascelles*
      KdB Bruno Saka
      Wilson Watkins Kane
      ¦ Salah Soucek Coufal

      1 FT, 1.3 ITB

      No chips in 18 or 19, suggestions appreciated!

      1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        City defender for Taylor

    13. Booked4Dissent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 11 days ago

      If I have 0m ITB, sell Salah (who I bought @12.4m and is now 12.6m), can I afford to buy him back one game later???

      1. Tcheco
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        No, you will be 0.1 short

      2. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        No

      3. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        If his price drops, yes

    14. Who are all Lukakus
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Currently have 10bgw and 11dgw players.
      A. Salah to Sterling then buy Salah back for the double. Lose 0.2m on Salah.
      B. Zouma to Dias
      Martinez
      Maguire Cancelo Holding
      KDB Bruno Grealish ElGhazi
      DCL Welbeck
      Blank this week: 4.0m Salah Zouma Dallas Bamford

    15. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      If I sold a player 2 GWs ago and he scores next week, can I still claim his points?

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        No but their is always an option to moan and cry...

      2. Vazza
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Of course, I think there is an application form you could complete and submit

        • Baron Saturday
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Yes, if you play your Back to the Future chip and set it to next week.

      3. Alonso's Ball
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        FH or not?

        De Gea (McCarthy)
        Dias, Targett, Mitchell, (Ayling, Coufal)
        KDB, Bruno, El Ghazi (Soucek, Salah)
        Kane (Adams, Bamford)

        I will BB in gw19

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          No

        2. Pumpy Pro
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Yes or face a likely huge red and spend all gw wishing you had

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

        Team for 18 without FH. Good to save this week? Intend on making 3 moves for a -4 for 19

        Martinez

        Dier Dias Mitchell

        Neto Son Fernandes[C]

        Kane DCL

      5. George Agdgdgwngo
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Is this a good plan?

        Gw 18 Robbo > Cancelo (if fit)

        Martinez
        Dias, Cancelo, Lowton
        Kdb, Bruno, son
        DCL, Brewster

        Johnstone, Coufal, Dallas, salah, Soucek, bamford

        Gw 19 Brewster > Adams/Rodrigo
        Play Bench Boost

        Martinez*, Johnstone*
        Dias*, Cancelo*, Coufal*, Dallas*, Lowton*,
        Kdb*, salah*, bruno*, soucek*, son
        DCL, bamford*, Rodrigo/adams*

      6. Vazza
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Would you take an 8 point hit to give you a team for the BGW as follows

          Wan Bissaka Stones Dias
          KDB Bruno Son
          Watkins Kane
          (8 players in total)

          To put this into context, I will be making these moves

          Taylor, Balbuena, DCL => AWB, Stones, Watkins (players that I want longer term)

          Hokey Cokey Salah and KDB

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Hokey is always falling over and Coker is always high so I’d just go with one of Salah or KDB

            1. Vazza
                3 months, 11 days ago

                The plan is to do Salah to KDB for the blank and then potentially reverse that move for the following gameweek

          2. ShaunGoater123
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            How’s this for a FH team?

            Ramsdale
            Holding / cancelo / Dias / maguire
            Auba / Saka / son / Fernandes
            Aguero / Kane

            Grant / Brewster / Egan / riedewald

            1. Fortune
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              im questioning auba pick, did he look good?

          3. Firminoooo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            FH or not?

            Martinez
            ——— ——— ———

            ——— ——— ——-

            Brewster

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Only a casual would FH and miss Brewster's hat-trick

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Brewster Millions

                1. Firminoooo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Think Brewster will be a big diff and cover the other players.

            2. Vazza
                3 months, 11 days ago

                No chance

                1. Firminoooo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Happy with a small green arrow this GW.

              • Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Why only 1 up front?

                1. Firminoooo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  But it is Brewster.

              • diesel001
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                At least you have an easy decision. And can use your FT to get rid of Brewster in GW19.

              • Balls of Steel
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                You're a little light up front but think the defence and midfield more than covers this!!!

            3. Nightcrawler
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Anyone not using any chips at all next 2 GWs?

              I can get 10 players in week 18 with a -4
              Then 11 DGWers in 19 with another -4

              Would be a huge advantage if i can get away with it with so many dgws to come later on

              1. Cruyff's Eleven
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                You'll only know if it is an advantage after the fact.

                Waiting for the future to be better is just FOMO, not rational thinking.

                1. Cruyff's Eleven
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  But I do agree that you seem to be well set up without playing any chops.

                  1. Cruyff's Eleven
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    Chips*

            4. Mr. O'Connell
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Top captain picks for the blank week?

              KDB
              Bruno
              Kane
              Son

              In that order?

            5. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Ffs, why couldn’t Burnley Fulham have been the scheduled late kick off today!

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Would it have made a difference?

                1. Nightcrawler
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  In asian time zones yes

                2. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Yes, I’m impatient, and wouldn’t have had to wait until 16:30 to watch the city game!

            6. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              I think I'm pretty well set up for 18.

              Pope
              Tierney Dias Stones Holding
              Martinelli Rashford Bruno KDB El Ghazi
              Watkins

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                And then BB in 19
                Pope Fabianski
                Coufal Robertson Dias Stones Holding
                KDB Bruno Rashford El Ghazi Raphinha
                Vardy Bamford Watkins

            7. Bounce
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Can someone confirm if this is correct please?

                If I have Salah, but didn't captain him, it's the equivalent of me have 0% ownership vs the top 10k have 14% ownership due to the EO in GW17?

                1. Hotdogs for Tea
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  when he scores you get a drop in rank, I believe

                2. Nightcrawler
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Yes that is correct

                3. Rupert The Horse
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Phrased a bit strange but I think no.

                4. Pinky Blinders
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  If you are currently in the top 10k, then yes him scoring will actually negatively impact your rank. If you are below the top 10k, then there could be gains, albeit pretty marginal ones.

              • Pinky Blinders
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Looks like Barkley is close to returning for Villa, how do you think he slots back in? Honestly, Watkins looks consistently like the weakest link up front, but not sure what sort of formation they could play if he were dropped or if that’s even a consideration?

                1. thegaffer82
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  They are not dropping Watkins. Yes he misses a million chances but at least he gets the chances, and often other people end up scoring from his fluffed chances.

                  Maybe Traore will drop to the bench to fit Barkley in?

                2. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  One of El Ghazi or Traore will make way. But they look so good without him i don't see Barkley just slotting back in that easily

                3. diesel001
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Dean Smith loves Watkins, even though he is a poor player for this level. Traore will drop out for Barkley.

                4. Mr. O'Connell
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Think one of Traore/El Ghazi lose their place and Grealish goes back out to the left. Douglas Luiz and McGinn are too important to them.

                5. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  No chance Watkins gets dropped, crucial to their press.

                6. Shark Team
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Grealish LW
                  Barkley CAM
                  El Ghazi/Traore RW
                  Watkins CF

              • Dotherightthing
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Hi all, I have a question about the Free Hit Chip, if I'd make a transfer first and use the Free Hit second, will I then find the transfer in the following Gameweek.
                Thank you for your help.

                1. thegaffer82
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  I don't think this has been asked before 😉

                  No, your team will revert to the same as GW17 team

                  1. Dotherightthing
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    Lol I thought it might have been asked before but I'm not really following and the FPL site isn't replying to my email ..
                    So no point to make a transfer, it wont count once I use the freehit ..
                    Thank you for your reply

                2. Kryptonite666
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  If only I had a dollar for this question. The team reverts to that of the previous week.

                3. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  You're supposed to apologize before asking this question 😆

                  1. Dotherightthing
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    I'll do it now.. Sorry

                    1. Dotherightthing
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 11 days ago

                      1. Dotherightthing
                        • 5 Years
                        3 months, 11 days ago

                        1. Dotherightthing
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          I cant even post a laughing face for some reasons lol
                          Anyway cheers all

              • Balls of Steel
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                How many are considering doing the Salah to KDB hokey-cokey this week?

                1. diesel001
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Not necessarily hokey-cokey. Salah to KDB and stick.

                2. thegaffer82
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  I own KDB, but yes I will do a Salah hokey cokey for sure. Have 2FT's ready to facilitate it easily too

                3. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Salah to KDB and reassess GW21 when they face Brighton at Anfield. Though I am most likely FH19.

                4. Balls of Steel
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Thanks guys , ya that's what I need to do for gw18 to get City attack in for that nice home fixture against Brighton!

              • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                G2G for GW18? FH to be saved

                De Gea
                Targett Dias Mitchell
                KDB Bruno Son Smith-Rowe
                Wilson Brewster

              • manu4life99
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                FH or not?

                Martinez
                Cancelo Magure Taylor*
                Grealish Son Bruno
                DCL

              • Shark Team
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                What happens if your cup matchup ends in a draw ?

                1. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Penalties

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    😆 no i think they look st who didn't take hits then or overall score maybe

                  2. Firminoooo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    In Marks garden. Joe in goal.

                2. Shatner's Bassoon
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Most goals scored > fewest goals conceded > coin toss

                  1. Shark Team
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    Lol nice

                3. Balls of Steel
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Extra time then penalties or is it golden goal not quite sure 🙂