Scout Notes

Mitchell benefits from Palace’s first clean sheet since Gameweek 1

Crystal Palace 2-0 Sheff Utd

  • Goals: Jeffrey Schlupp (£5.4m), Eberechi Eze (£5.8m)
  • Assist: Christian Benteke (£5.5m), James McArthur (£5.2m)
  • Bonus points: McArthur x3, James Tomkins x2 (£4.5m), Vicente Guaita x1 (£4.8m)

TYRICKSHANK RICKDEMPTION

Tyrick Mitchell (£3.9m) made a swift return to the Fantasy Premier League spotlight in Gameweek 17 as he played all 90 minutes of Crystal Palace’s 2-1 win over Sheffield United.

The left-back was a key component of budget defensive rotations earlier in the campaign but lost his place to Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) in Gameweek 7.

After going nine Premier League matches without registering a single minute, Mitchell came back for the Gameweek 16 draw with Leicester in what appeared to be Roy Hodgson exercising some festive rotation

However, against Sheffield United, the 21-year-old held onto the left-back berth six days after Crystal Palace’s Gameweek 16 fixture, the fact that van Aanholt was on the bench again heavily indicating Mitchell has established himself in the first team once again.

How often his 15.1% ownership will start him in the coming weeks remains to be seen considering the Eagles’ next two matches take them to Arsenal and Manchester City.

Meanwhile, their clean sheet on Saturday was just Palace’s second of the campaign, the first since Gameweek 1. And, of course, it was recorded against the Premier League’s worst attack Sheffield United, who have scored just eight goals in 17 matches so far (0.5 per game).

Still, finally having another starting defender in this price bracket could come in very handy over the coming weeks, especially with Max Kilman (£4.1m) recently losing his place for Wolves.

THAT WAS EZE

Wilfried Zaha (£7.4m) could be on the chopping board for his 22% ownership ahead of Double Gameweek 19. 

Palace have just one fixture in that round, arguably one the hardest possible in a trip to Manchester City, who have the joint-best home defence this season (seven goals conceded).

He goes into the mini chip season on the back of five blanks from a possible six since Gameweek 12, his only goal in that time coming against Leicester.

In Saturday’s win over Sheffield United, the Ivory Coast international did play well, driving the ball forward for Palace’s opening goal, only to end up the assister for the assister. He crossed to Christian Benteke (£5.5m), who teed up Jeffrey Schlupp (£5.4m) for the finish.

It was Eberechi Eze (£5.8m) who stole the show against Sheffield United though, pressing into unguarded space in Sheffield United’s midfield and shrugging off Ethan Ampadu before rolling a cultured finish beyond Aaron Ramsdale (£4.7m) in first-half stoppage time.

While the former QPR man only has one goal in the last three Gameweeks, it is worth highlighting that is the same number as Zaha, who has played more minutes in that time.

After missing out on the starting XI in Gameweeks 16 and 17, any questions over Eze’s place in the team were eased by a first-half injury to Jeffrey Schlupp (£5.4m), as well as his impressive performance.

After scoring the game’s opening goal, a hamstring issue forced the former Leicester man off, which Hodgson described as “concerning”. 

“[The injury to] Benteke is a dead leg. Schlupp is more concerning. A muscle injury, his hamstring.” – Roy Hodgson

Crystal Palace XI (4-4-2): Guaita; Mitchell, Kouyaté, Tomkins, J Ward; Schlupp (Eze 40′), Milivojevic (Riedewald 90+5′), McArthur, A Townsend; Zaha, Benteke (Ayew 48′).

Sheffield United XI (3-5-2): Ramsdale; Stevens, Egan, Ampadu; Osborn (Hackford 80′), Fleck, Norwood, Basham, Bogle; Mousset (Brewster 61′), McGoldrick.

Lessons learned from FPL Gameweek 17

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  1. SB007
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    Anyone else got Bellerin. Did he go off due to injury?

    I’m hoping Dias doesn’t play as I’ve got Souey on the bench.

    1. Parsnips
        3 months, 14 days ago

        He was on a yellow, Arteta didn't want to risk it.

      • Cruyff's Eleven
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Yeah, but dissapointed as kept him all this time. RMT keeps promising big too...

        Think he was hooked coz of the YC?

    2. SharkyJon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Best FH Combo:
      A) Sterling and Watkins (already have KDB)
      B) Son & Martial (already have Bruno + Rashford)
      C) Kane and Grealish
      Thoughts?

      1. AgentFern
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        C would give you more balance I think

        1. SharkyJon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Agree, think it is my pick two, Grealish can score points against anyone, also means i can double up on Man City defenders!

      2. puhd
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        C

    3. leon77
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Who to get for Kilman and Reguilon? In preparation for DGW. 0.1 in the bank

        1. SB007
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Keep kilman. He may get a run.

      • Going Home
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Assume that all the people holding back their chips aren’t familiar with the Porter from Macbeth. You should be wary of the “farmer that hanged himself on the expectation of plenty".

        1. SB007
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Usually I play the gw in front of me but this is no ordinary season and good to have something up your sleeve for later.

          1. Going Home
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            If I had ten players this week, I wouldn’t consider the FH. But guys going in with 7 (including Mitchell/Brewster etc) in the hope that a “better” GW comes along later seems brave/foolish

        2. Champ
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Or to paraphrase that scene from Jaws "We're going to need a bigger Kevin"

        3. Art Vandelay
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Beware the Voids of March...

        4. NateDogsCats
            3 months, 14 days ago

            There is already another known DGW that isn't massive currently but will inevitably become bigger, and we'll also inevitably see some other DGWs for individual teams as there are still a good few games to be rearranged. I get your point though, but this isn't a normal scenario and in this case it's not hoping for a good opportunity to need chips for later on but knowing that there will be chances there.

            1. Going Home
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              I guess it’s different approaches for different people. For me, I’d always rather FH a BGW as it covers guaranteed zero returns. SGW players can still return well in a DGW. I may be disappointed in GW29(?) (FA Cup quarters), but who knows which fixtures will be going ahead that week? Too many variables to accept going out with 6/7/8 players this week imo

              1. NateDogsCats
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Definitely true and it's also really about where you are with your team. I haven't been building towards anything in particular (more than anything I keep an eye on the next batch of fixtures for everyone, but I don't like the idea of building a whole team centred around one week or so, and the unpredictability of things this season naturally has an effect). I've been lucky as well to an extent, I've taken -8 this week as I wanted Kane in just for this week against Leeds and probably next week so that was a -4 I was okay with, and then Taylor got injured which meant I had to replace and Holding did exceptionally better than I could have hoped for, and both of those will work out for next week now leaving me with 10 players for the BGW so I have no real need to use anything. Weirdly enough I'm still in a decent spot to BB in DGW19 but I'm not confident it's the right call with covid cases and rotation currently so I'll likely leave it, but that all together is where I am and how things have worked out for me but by no means will that be the case for everyone.

                  That all being said, I'm normally too trigger happy with my chips so I'm trying to be sensible while not wasteful in just holding for the sake of holding, last season I held my TC until the last day and wasted it so your message definitely still rings true for me but at least this time I have a better idea of when I'm looking to use it rather than just sticking it on some week in random hope.

          • The Head-Ake
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            FH team, thoughts on it? 🙂

            Darlow
            Cancelo Stones Lawton
            KDB Bruno(c) Saka Son Grealish
            Laca Watkins Kane

            1. AgentFern
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Burnley will concede, is there another Def you can pick?

            2. SB007
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Watkins and Lawton. Wh defender. Wilson?adams?

              1. AgentFern
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                This

              2. The Head-Ake
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                My bad, I,m playing Mitchell instead of Lowton

            3. fplking14
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Wilson instead of Watkins. Dias instead of Stones, he's more nailed. And put Tierney in.

              1. The Head-Ake
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                How would I work around the budget tho? On 0.0 atm

                1. fplking14
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Watkins against a Spurs defence, he won't do anything.

                  I'm an Arsenal fan and Laca isn't nailed. You can downgrade Laca or Grealish. Neto for Grealish seems a good move again because of Spurs defense.

            4. Going Home
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Why have you got eight costly attackers?

          • puhd
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Vardy Captain, wish me luck!
            Got Soucek on bench, played Adams over him...

            1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Good luck mate!! I have Vardy nice brace would be delicious!!!

            2. estheblessed
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Vardy blank I reckon ,

            3. Old Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              As long as we win I'll be happy. I'll let Vardy have one goal.

            4. FPL.team
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Same. Need it after picking him over Kane this week!

            5. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              I heard a rumor Adams won't play. U might get lucky

          • ReadyGestedeCook
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            RMFHT:

            de Gea
            Tierney Dias Cancelo (Saiss)
            Bruno(C) Son Saka Pogba (Grealish)
            Kane Laca Wilson

            1. AgentFern
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Downgrade DDG to upgrade pogba?

              1. ReadyGestedeCook
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                could do.

                defo want double utd mid but rashy is a big 1.8 swing.

                no love for Pog in new position?

                think he'll be gold if he wants to move this Jan and utd want to add a few £'s to his fee.

            2. CONNERS
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              I'd want KDB for the blank. He could be the top scorer that week.

              1. ReadyGestedeCook
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Only feasible way without majory surgery is...

                Son --> KDB
                Grealish --> McGinn (keep the bench warm)

                Had such an unfruitful time owning KDB this season (except Fulham game...) so still not totally convinced

            3. Pukki Party
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              I'm attacking that ManCity-Brighton game with KdB+Sterling/Aguero and you're going with 0 attackers is interesting.

              1. Going Home
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                100%. Brighton are awful and have lost their DCM cover with Biss suspended.

                Avoid aguero imo, but KDB and Sterling could run riot. Even maybe Mahrez/Bernardo but probably too big a risk with pep roulette

                1. ReadyGestedeCook
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Biss suspended due to yellows? didn't realise but that's huge.

                  might have to squeeze king kev in there

                  1. ReadyGestedeCook
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    thanks 🙂

                  2. Going Home
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Yeah, got his fifth yesterday. That was what nailed me for the city mid double up (Raheem and Kevin)

          • fplking14
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            Martinez
            Dias Dier Taylor*
            Grealish Bruno Son

            Is this a good enough team for GW18 or should I FH?
            I could also do Adams to Wilson to have 7-8 players?

            1. Rasping Drive
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Since Taylor may not play, that leaves you with 6. Too light imo

              1. fplking14
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                I could do Adams for Wilson for 7. Plus its more about quality than quantity.

                1. Rasping Drive
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Wilson is a good addition. I agree entirely about quality. But I would be worried about not owning any City attacking players, despite their poor form. FOMO, I know, just my opinion. I think KDB is the standout captain option.

                  1. fplking14
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Thanks for the advice. I was leaning to play my FH. If I was to play my FH, how would you suggest I navigate the next BGW?

                    1. Going Home
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      You’ll know more in advance, so can start lining yourself up in advance (saving FTs etc). Also you could then play your second WC to make sure you’re set up for DGWs which follow

                    2. Rasping Drive
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      I am not sure which teams and how many will blank, so sorry I can’t help you there

            2. The Pesci challenge
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Play safe go FH in your case

              1. fplking14
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Thanks

          • Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 14 days ago

            GW18 Captain

            KDB vs Brighton (H)

            Bruno vs Burnley (A)

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              KdB

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 14 days ago

                You're outnumbered mate!

            2. SB007
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Bruno

            3. CONNERS
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              I think it has to be Bruno due to form and ownership.

            4. Amey
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Bruno

            5. fplking14
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Bruno

            6. AgentFern
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Bruno, I have both and going with Bruno

            7. It’s gonna Ben Mee
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              Bruno

            8. Rasping Drive
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 14 days ago

              KDB. Burnley won’t be a walk in the park whereas I expect Brighton not to park the bus which in theory should suit KDB better

              1. Nightrain_
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Still unsure about City's attack nowadays and beside, Sterling could get the goals, maybe Bruno is a safer pick

              2. Bielsa Murderball
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  This.

              3. Debauchy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                KDB

              4. NateDogsCats
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Head says Bruno but heart says KDB, City nearly always stuff Brighton

                • Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Bruno only hauls when i VC. I'll be going KDB. 😛

                  1. Amey
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Please V© Bruno !

                    1. Zim0
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      I will do it for the good of the team.

                • It’s gonna Ben Mee
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Go with the player with second most points instead of the player with 32nd most points.

                  1. Fit of Pique
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Hard to disagree with this.

                • Going Home
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  KDB

              5. CONNERS
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Hi all

                Would you say Tierney and Saka is enough Arsenal for a FH team or would you do the triple-up with Laca?

                1. SB007
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Triple

                2. puhd
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Enough IMO

                3. ReadyGestedeCook
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Triple unless Laca plays in the cup

                4. fplking14
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Arsenal fan here. Tierney and Saka are our best two players. If you want to punt on laca you can but he isn't nailed and only performing well because Saka and Tierney are.

                  1. Nightrain_
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    hello mate, do you think Holding will retain its place ?

                    1. fplking14
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      I think so. He's been playing ok but prone to the odd mistake. Arteta likes him and Gabriel at the back. Gabriel will probably be back for the Palace game so he will revert to those 2 and Mari will be benched.

                5. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Triple up could be really good.

                6. CONNERS
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Thanks all.

                  Think I will stick with those 2 and just go with Kane and Wilson up front.

                7. FPL.team
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Going Kane Wilson Agüero up top as I don't trust Lacazettes place still.

                  Agüero will probably become Lacazette though if I'm not sure Aguero starts.

              6. Mok
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Would you FH this?

                Leno
                Mitchell Cancelo
                Fernandes Son KDB
                Watkins Martial

                Thanks

                1. SB007
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  No.

                2. CONNERS
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  I'd just bring in 1 or 2 defenders and leave it at that.

                3. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  No

              7. Indio
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Hi all, which combo is best for DGW 19 please?

                A: Rashford and Vardy
                B: Son and Vardy
                C: KDB and Lacazette? (Or maybe Abraham; will have £8.5 for striker slot with KDB)

                Thanks!

                Current team (£3.1M itb):
                Martinez, Forster
                Chilwell, Robbo, Cancelo, KWP, Coufal
                Salah, Bruno, Soucek, Son, Raphinha
                Adams, Bamford, DCL

                1. SB007
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  C imho

                  1. Indio
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    thanks for feedback - leaning that way too

                2. Traction Engine Foot
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  I like A

              8. the dom 1
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                I take it a lot of folks on here will be using there FH chip for GW18 right?

                I only can field 7 if i dont use it 🙁

                1. fplking14
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Which 7?

                  1. the dom 1
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Leno,
                    Mitchell, Stones
                    Son, Grealish, Bruno
                    DCL

                    FH right?

                    1. fplking14
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Yes

                2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Yes

                3. Traction Engine Foot
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  I pretty much have to, otherwise I'm playing dross like Welbeck and Kilman.

                4. Old Man
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Some of us will be using our WC

                  1. the dom 1
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Nah i'll save that bad boy for later in the season i think 🙂

                    1. FPL.team
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Means you can save FH though, depends which you feel will be more useful later.

              9. Traction Engine Foot
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                I can get this team in week 19 with no hits, seem reasonable? Will probably use TC but possibly not. FH 18.

                McCarthy
                Robertson, Dias, Cresswell
                Grealish, Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Raphinha
                Antonio (if fully fit), Bamford

                Martin, Taylor, Welbeck, Kilman

              10. JONALDINHO
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Is this for a -4 good enough or should I FH?

                Martinez
                Stones • Mitchell
                Bruno • KDB • Son • Rashford • Grealish
                DCL • Brewster

                1. Traction Engine Foot
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Looks ok to me.

                2. zotter
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  More than good enough

                3. John Nerdelbaum
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  What's the plan with Salah?
                  I wouldn't FH

                  1. JONALDINHO
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Money itb for Son/Rashford to Salah/Mane

              11. SharkyJon
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Score out of 10 for this FH Team?

                Leno
                Stones Dias Saiss
                Bruno Saka Grealish Rashford KDB
                Kane Laca

                1. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  9.6

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    If Ederson is back by gw18 can u do Ederson and Tierney? Then it's 10/10

                    1. SharkyJon
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      ta, but no sorry this is with zero in the bank!
                      Do have a playing bench too though...Sanchez, brewster, Targett and Clark as want to guard against any postponements!

              12. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Are Saka and Smithrowe now much better options than Soucek? Arsenal have looked good with the youngsters playing.

                1. CONNERS
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  I'm switching to from Soucek to Saka after the DGW I think.

                  Although you could feasilbly have both to enable a front line of Vardy, Kane and Bamford in a 3-4-3 which would be nice.

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Hmmm. Maybemaybe

                2. zotter
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Not for me. Arsenal have provided false dawns for the past 3 years (except Auba)

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    But for those prices surely worth the risk?

              13. Booked4Dissent
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Cancelo is playing today. Man City just posted a stat attack video for the fixture with Cancelo as one to watch.

                1. Gobigorgohome
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  nice

                2. Pukki Party
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Wouldn't say it means anything

                  1. Booked4Dissent
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    I would. People in control of official social media accounts are in the know.

                    1. Pukki Party
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Liverpool posted a picture including Hyypiä, Owen and Sturridge before last game and none of them started the game for example.

                      1. Booked4Dissent
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        Fair point. The post, coupled with images of him at the training ground, should give belief though

                  2. Pukki Party
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    But nice spot anyway. Maybe we should analyze if the social media posts actually are worth spying on? This week Long also on Southampton cover and now this.

                3. thegaffer82
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  That's positive - shame he's on my bench though

                4. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Last GW Fulham posted something similar on their Twitter account just 2 hrs before the scheduled start. We all know what happened. Social media teams have their posts calendar set for a month in advance.

              14. Danstoke82
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Had no choice but to play FH this GW due to only having 5 players, how is this looking as a draft?. Probably quite template but I’m feeling satisfied with it, any feedback much appreciated;

                Darlow
                Tierney Dias Cancelo
                Son Bruno Grealish KDB Saka
                Kane Lacazette

                Subs; Steer Mitchell Kilman Brewster

                £0.3ITB

                1. The Pesci challenge
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Looks good

              15. Chucky
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Vardy(C) hattie badly needed to save my GW...

                1. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  I'm with u brother

                  1. Chucky
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    good to see there are others who play their own game rather than following the herd,,,,

                2. CONNERS
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  This would send me out of the cup if so...

                  1. Chucky
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    😛

                3. FPL.team
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  In the same boat. Chose Vardy over Kane so need him to at least match him.

              16. zotter
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 14 days ago

                Worth taking a £0.3m value hit on Salah to switcheroo around 18/19?

                Can field 8 players without using FH however involves taking that 0.3m on Salah

                1. Mr. O'Connell
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  I'm weighing this up too. Who would you get?

                  1. zotter
                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    GW18
                    Chilwell to Dias or Cancelo
                    Salah to Kdb or sterling

                    GW19
                    Son to Salah
                    DCL to Antonio or Adams

              17. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 14 days ago

                That Leicester side looks very strong besides Albrighton. Needs Pereira though

                1. NateDogsCats
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Today's team leaked?

                    1. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Yep

                      1. FPL.team
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        Care to share?

                  • Old Man
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Useful, underrated player is Albrighton. Helps the rest of the team tick.

                  • Pukki Party
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    Respect, he's a PL chanpion

                    1. Pukki Party
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Champion

                2. Legohair
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Is it too risky to activate FH already?

                  1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    No

                  2. Pukki Party
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    I'm making transfers to catch the rises. Not activating as there is a small chance i want to WC.

                3. JollyGoodYellows
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Worth doing Anguissa > Smith Rowe to get another player for GW18? I'm not using FH.

                  1. Gizzachance
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    looking at bissouma to s rowe, then keep as bench fodder

                    1. JollyGoodYellows
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Yeah it's good if he continues to play. Otherwise I like Anguissa and Bissouma as they are guaranteed minutes.

                      1. Gizzachance
                        • 6 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        True had bissouma since gw1
                        Ok bench fodder if needed, not sure on rowes game time
                        Cheers

                4. FootballDog
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  help plz on this... for GW18 only

                  Martínez
                  Dias / Taylor / Saïss
                  Fernandes / Salah / Son / De Bruyne
                  Bamford / Watkins / Calvert-Lewin

                  Bench: McCarthy / Coufal / Lookman / Dallas

                  0.3 itb, 1FT

                  1) sell Taylor > Holding
                  2) sell Taylor > Holding & Lookman > Saka for -4
                  3) Taylor to another defender up to 4.8
                  4) other options?

                  1. Gizzachance
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    1

                5. Gizzachance
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  thoughts? gw 18 1 ft
                  martinez
                  cancelo holding
                  grealish, bruno son
                  dcl
                  salah to kdb
                  for a hit A bissouma to smith rowe Keep as b fodder}
                  B bamford to wilson
                  would give me 9 players,would like to f h in 19 for pool city utd doubles as opposed to singles? cheers

                6. Bullet Eder
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Martinez
                  Dias
                  KDB Bruno Son Grealish
                  Watkins Brewster

                  Is this a strong enough 8 to avoid free hit? Have no plans to play it as it stands as not convinced by Arsenal and don’t like the fixtures in BGW18

                  1. zotter
                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    I think so yes

                  2. JollyGoodYellows
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    No need to FH with that lot.

                7. Super Nashwan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Got 8 players for blank gameweek. Not bench boosting in 19 as not enough decent players on bench.
                  Considering free hit in 18 but can I just check something.
                  So gameweek 26 is a double and I could wildcard in 25, bb in 26 then would I need free hit for 29 because none of the double gameweek players play in that? Is that correct? Seems a lot of people are free hitting now but that will limit you a lot later?

                8. flippetyflop
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Would you guys FH this team?

                  Looks pretty weak but unsure whether it's worth waiting for the Blank GW later in the year.

                  Martinez
                  Dias Semedo Maguire
                  Son Fernandes
                  DCL Wood

                  1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 14 days ago

                    How many FT?

                    1. flippetyflop
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 14 days ago

                      Sorry should have been clearer - that's after my FT bringing in Maguire

                      1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 14 days ago

                        I’d play FH

                9. Firminoooo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 14 days ago

                  Was all set for DGW BB before ManC got the extra fixture. Have used a transfer on James to Dias. Think I have to move Mane to KdB or Sterling and maybe Balbuena to Stones.

                  Sterling or KdB?