Suspensions

The Suspension Tightrope: Which FPL players are nearing a one-match ban?

Those who keep an eye on the Suspension Tightrope widget on our homepage will be aware that the yellow cards are steadily racking up for dozens of Premier League players.

Any Fantasy asset who collects five cautions in the English top flight before their team has completed 19 fixtures will serve a one-match ban in the same competition.

Beyond that cut-off point, the threshold moves up from five to ten bookings.

Those Fantasy Premier League assets already sitting on three and especially four cautions still have a little way to go before they are in the clear, then.

After a frenetic festive period, the respite provided by the FA Cup third round seems like a good time to take stock of the disciplinary situation around the top flight.

ON FOUR YELLOW CARDS

There are a grand total of 19 Premier League players teetering on the brink of a one-match ban.

Among them is Jack Grealish (£7.7m), who has been sat on four bookings since Gameweek 15.

Featuring in more than one in three Fantasy Premier League squads, Grealish is by far the most-owned player who has four yellow cards to his name.

A booking in Gameweek 18 would mean that Grealish would miss the first of Aston Villa’s two Gameweek 19 fixtures.

And even if the Villa talisman avoids that fate, a caution in the match against Everton would see him suspended for the second instalment of that Gameweek 19 double-header.

Teammates Matt Targett (£4.6m) and John McGinn (£5.5m) are, of course, in exactly the same situation.

Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.8m), Mateusz Klich (£5.5m) and Harry Maguire (£5.4m) are among the other players who boast an FPL ownership in excess of 4% who also sit on four bookings.

That trio of assets also enjoy two fixtures in Double Gameweek 19.

THE FULL LIST

ON THREE YELLOW CARDS

Of less concern, at least at this stage, are the players sitting on three bookings.

James Justin (£5.0m), Wilfried Zaha (£7.4m), Stuart Dallas (£4.8m) and Kieran Tierney (£5.4m), whose teams have already fulfilled 17 league fixtures, would have to pick up two bookings in their next two games in order to be handed a one-match ban.

Popular FPL buys Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.8m), Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) and Joao Cancelo (£5.7m) are also among the 33-strong group of players who are a couple of cautions away from a suspension.

For Fernandes and Cancelo, a booking in Gameweek 18 would leave them precariously on four yellow cards heading into the Gameweek 19 double-header.

THE FULL LIST

CURRENTLY SUSPENDED/ALREADY SERVED A BAN

The four players who picked up their fifth bookings of the season at the weekend included Yves Bissouma (£4.5m), who will miss Brighton and Hove Albion’s trip to Manchester City in Blank Gameweek 18.

The other three, N’Golo Kante (£4.9m), Kalvin Phillips (£4.9m) and Conor Gallagher (£5.5m), will miss the first fixture in their respective teams’ Gameweek 19 double-header.

Another five FPL assets have already served one-match bans for yellow card accumulation.

Hector Bellerin (£5.1m) is among them and is already well on his way to ten bookings – more on which below.

THE FULL LIST

WHEN ARE THE CUT-OFF POINTS FOR SUSPENSIONS?

As we mentioned in the introduction, the yellow card threshold is raised to ten after 19 league fixtures.

In most seasons, that would ordinarily mean after the completion of Gameweek 19 – but this is no ordinary campaign.

Aston Villa, Burnley, Manchester City and Fulham are two games behind where they would usually be at this stage, with Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Everton and Newcastle United one match in arrears.

Barring any further postponements and rearrangements, the ’19th fixture’ cut-off points for all 20 Premier League clubs are as follows:

ClubPlayers are no longer at risk of a one-match ban for yellow card accumulation after the completion of…
ArsenalGW19
Aston VillaGW20
BrightonGW19
BurnleyGW20
ChelseaGW19
Crystal PalaceGW19
EvertonGW20
FulhamGW21
LeedsGW19
LeicesterGW19
LiverpoolGW19
Man CityGW20
Man UtdGW19
NewcastleGW20
Sheff UtdGW19
SouthamptonGW19
SpursGW20
West BromGW19
West HamGW19
WolvesGW19

The threshold for ten yellow cards is after 32 league matches, which will be mid-April at the earliest.

Players collecting ten bookings before that point will serve a two-game ban.

Punishments for yellow card accumulation are competition-specific, whereas suspensions for dismissals cover all competitive matches.


Keep your eyes peeled on our Suspension Tightrope widget over the coming weeks and months, as we’ll be updating that after every Gameweek to keep you informed on the latest disciplinary developments.

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1,070 Comments Post a Comment
  1. stu92
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 days ago

    For GW18, which 2 from KDB, Bruno and Rashford would you prefer?

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

      KDB and Bruno

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

        This

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

      KDB and Bruno but depends on what you would do with the extra funds if you chose Rash ofc.

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      KDB, Bruno

  2. DonBenzema
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Would it be a dumb idea to hit the FH button now? Only have 0.1 left in the bank to complete this team

      Darlow
      Cancelo, AWB, Holding
      KDB, Bruno, Sterling, Son, Saka
      Kane, Wilson

      4.0, Kilman, Mitchell, Davis

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

        wait

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

        De Bruyne & Cancelo will rise tonight I’d expect so you could be caught out risky decision, I hit the WC button already so why not they said they won’t cancel elite sports and if a games called off you can change your team before the deadline or if it’s in risk.

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

        I would and did

    • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Can get this with a hit, no need to FH right?

      Martinez
      Stones Cancelo Holding
      KDB Son Fernandes Grealish Riedewald(1-point)
      DCL

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

        Think you need to FH imo

        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Just for Kane and Saka and to avoid the hit basically?

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

            Yes could be a 20+ point swing if they both haul

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

              Lol at using FH for Saka and Kane

        2. Shifty
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Horrible advice.

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

        Take the hit

        1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Cheers :P, have been overthinking too much these past days

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

        I would save the FH for sure and take the hit

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

        Looks good mate! No way would I be using it if I had that team.

        You might miss out on a few points from key players but you should get a good score and be thankful later on down the line.

    • fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      If I’m definitely FH18, then is there anything stopping me pressing the button and making some drafts?

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Make drafts, don't press the button now as a particular game can be called off

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

        You can make drafts without pressing FH button, I'd wait and see how whole covid lockdown thing will develop.

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

        Hit the button if you wish but what happens if elite sport gets suspended before GW 18 or some of the games are postponed not making it worthwhile to use the FH?

        You would lose the chip . Just activate a day or two before the week starts.

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

          Ok thanks. Makes sense

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

        Depends if the players you want will rise in the next few days or not. I pressed FH butting because of rises. I like my team for gw18.

    • Jontharon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      I have two FT before I activate my FH, thinking of Salah to KDB as one transfer.
      You think I need to do anything about Che Adams, McCarthy and Fabianski?

      1. P-daddy
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        If you FT & FH in the same gameweek your team reverts to normal after the gameweek so transfers are irrelevant, no?

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

          Oh thanks, missed that detail.. Guess there's no need for this headache then 😉

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

        Any transfers you make in the same week as a FH have no effect - your team resets the following week to what it was at the start of your FH week. And you’ll only have one FT the week after the FH.

      3. Bury94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        You can't make transfers before you FH. Your team will go back to your GW17 team in GW19 if you FH this week, regardless if you make transfers before you activate the chip

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

        Adams will be back for dgw19

    • Mr Ozil
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Which is better on a FH?

      A- Rashford+ Grealish

      B- Saka + Sterling

      Current forward line:

      Son Grealish Bruno KDB Rashford
      Kane DCL

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

        I like B more.

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

        I’d go A as you have no Villa, and they can score well against anyone this season.

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

          Last week: Leeds can score against anyone

          Dier CS confirmed

        2. Mr Ozil
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Safer bet is Grealish and Rashford

          But I think Sterling and Saka are more fun

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

        B

      4. Cowboy John
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        A

      5. Shineonme
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Easy for me Because I have both on FH gw18 B

    • MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Team for GW18:

      Martinez (Johnstone)
      Tierney, AWB, Stones, Lowton (Dallas)
      KDB, Fernandes, Rashford, Saka (Salah)
      McGoldhatty, Watkins (Bamford)

      Then will do McGoldrink, Saka, Tierney to Coufal, Soucek and Adams/Antonio for a -8 to get 15 DGW players and bench boost.

      What’s everyone’s thoughts G2G?

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

        Shitkins out

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

          I’ve watched him the last few games and he’s been unlucky not to score this isn’t another option at that price range that plays 18 and then doubles in 19.

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

            Prefer a single gw player then.

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

              I’ll stick with Watkins, he has good fixtures after the DGW, I think he’ll score in the next 3 even with tough fixtures, we can come back this post if it bites me in the arse, ha.

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

                Not at all. You're comfortable with your decision. Best of luck.

    • Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      TC options in DGW19:

      A) Salah (MAN, BUR)
      B) KDB (CPA, AVL)
      C) Fernandes (liv, ful)

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

        B

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

        Same issues for me just on C choice. Any of them could haul or flop. You’d think Salah is due to haul now surely.

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Gamblers fallacy that. Would like him to find some form before the double but I can’t see him playing much in the Cup.

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

            Could watch 18, if KDB hauls again at home you’d like to think he’s got the best fixtures.

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

              Tough to read city. If they can push on from the City game, they are finally looking really good.

              I've watched the 4 city games before that and they've looked piss poor so kdb blanking wasn't really a surprise. But something has changed.

              However, pep being pep he'll likely overthink it and they'll revert to the all fart no poo nonsense once I get kdb back in.

              Ugh.

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

        B, hitting some form hopefully.

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

        Salah, beast at home

      5. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Bamford 😎

      6. King Drogba11
          3 months, 15 days ago

          I’m still backing Salah in

        • Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Definitely B for me

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

        Salah > KDB for the next few?

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

          Why not

      8. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        So KDB played centrally in the Front 3 vs Chelsea basically and that might be the reason for his return to form?
        Isn't anyone worried that he doesn't play in that position from next game, maybe if Aguero or someone returns and he goes back to blanking again...

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

          No point worrying is there? We don't know what Baldiola will do.

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

          Aguero returning would benefit him too

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

        GW19 do you prefer:
        A) Son and Firmino to KDB and Antonio/Watkins
        B) Salah to KDB

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          B

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

          B

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

          GW 18?

        4. bitm2007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          B

        5. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          B

      10. Ibra
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        How is this FH team if Ederson is still out?

        Steffen
        Cancelo - Shaw - Yedlin
        Bruno - KDB - Son - Rashford - Grealish
        Kane - Wilson

        4.0 - Mitchell - Brewster - 3.8

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

          Fine. I wonder if Yedlin yodels? Yodell'n Yedlin has a nice ring to it (as opposed to yodelling).

      11. HollywoodXI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Planned WC team GTG? BB in GW19.

        GW18:
        Martinez Meslier
        Maguire Cancelo Stones Coufal Chilwell
        KDB Bruno Son Grealish Soucek
        Martial Bamford Watkins

        GW19:
        Martinez Meslier
        Maguire Cancelo Stones Coufal Chilwell
        KDB Bruno Salah Grealish Soucek
        Rodrigo Bamford Watkins

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

          Don't like 'No baps' Maguire, who, according to the article, is also currently on 4 yellows.

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

            Yep I’m considering AWB instead

        2. Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          So you're taking a -4 before gw 19 right?

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

            Yep, though I’m debating just holding the team and foregoing Salah for the DGW.

      12. OptimusBlack
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Rate Mine plz
        Leno
        AWB / Dias / Tierney
        KDB © /Bruno/Son/Saka/Rash
        Kane/Wilson

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

          Prefer 343

        2. Shineonme
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Very decent indeed

      13. Wakanda
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Have

        Tiernery , Cancelo
        KDB , Rashford , Saka , Bruno
        Martial and Brewster

        8 players for this GW with a -8 already. Am i GTG ?
        Clicking FH would remove that -8

        one keeper swap away from next DGW or I could -12 for a keeper and get ready for DGW.

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

          I reckon Brewster might even score gw18

      14. Kryptonite666
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 15 days ago

        How is this team looking for GW18?

        Martinez
        Stones Cancelo Dier
        KDB Bruno Son Grealish
        Kane Wilson

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Fine given it is one short

          1. Kryptonite666
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 15 days ago

            will need to take a hit to field 11.

            1. bitm2007
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              Stick

        2. bitm2007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Looks good. Could add an Arsenal player to make it 11

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

          Got 4 of the big guns so looks good.

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

          Normal

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

        For DGW19 and onwards:
        Robertson or 1 of City boys (Stones / Dias / Cancelo) ?

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Cancelo

      16. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        So for gw 19 you really need KDB, Salah and Bruno right?

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

          Right

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

          works for me.

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

        Memo to oneself preseason.... *@#**** STOP addictive wkly transfer points drain!
        44 trans later, a WC, a FH & I've got a depressing 794 to show for it.

        FH GW 18 (who to captain?)
        De Gea
        Tierney - Holding-Cancelo
        Grealish - Son - Fernandes - DeBruyne - Gundonogan
        Kane - Wilson

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

          Kdb.

      18. kobewan
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 15 days ago

        My team I have 2 FT

        Martinez, Martinez -BGW

        Chillwell, Cresswell, Holding, Mitchell, Kilman (Chillwell & Cresswell BGW)
        Salah, KDB, Bruno, Anguissa, Son ( Salah & Anguissa BGW)
        DCL, Bamford, McGoldrick (Bamford BGW)

        for GW18
        A. use FT on have 8 players w/ games kilman & Mitchell Questionable starters

        B. use FT Rashford, Cancelo > Salah, Chillwell and have atleast 10 players possible getting minutes and do Rashford > Salah for DGW19

        1. kobewan
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 15 days ago

          A. I mean FH

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

        FH team

        Leno
        Tierney,Cancelo,Digne
        KDB, Fernandes,Rashford,Son,Saka
        Kane,Wilson

        1. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          No third City?

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

            I know.
            Either Digne > Dias or Saka > Gundegen could be an option.
            Quite like the Digne pick though if he’s back.

            Might try and squeeze Ederson in.

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              Cool - least you have options. Quite like Gundogan as a one week punt

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

          A lot of faith in Arsenal defence after one good performance against West Bromwich Awful.

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

            It’s for one game against Palace.
            There cheap enablers too.

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

              Newcastle defence are the cheap enablers with arguably more likelihood of a cleansheet.

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

                True. It’s a toss up between Leno and Darlow but Dubravka back on the bench worries me a little.

                Tierney could be Fernandez I suppose.

        3. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Nice here’s mine
          Ddg
          Saiss - Tierney - Cancelo
          Kdb - Bruno - Gundogan - Son - Rash
          Wilson - Laca

          Darlow, Benteke, Holgate, Mitchell

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

            Good bench cover.
            I’m tempted with Gundogan too but Saka in that spot. Might change to get a different Arsenal player.

            Like the Saiss pick too.

            1. Trophé Mourinho
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 15 days ago

              Saka is just as good an option, Gundogan could change roles and be ineffective.
              And yea bench seems over kill, but when you have Pep and COVID to contend with, makes sense. If one fixture that week got called off could lose 3/4 players like that and then playing FH would have been a waste. Depends on your cash really, I’m happy with the xi so can afford it, didn’t really want double spurs, not to say Kane won’t return.

      20. Klopp For The Kopps 😆
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Who would you choose if you had to between Grealish and Son for the DGW?

        Can't keep both as I need to lose one to get a good bench for Bench Boost.

        1. kobewan
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Son

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

          Son

        3. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Son

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

          Does Grealish even compare to Son? Even with a double.

        5. pokercroc
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Son my son.

        6. Klopp For The Kopps 😆
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Thanks All. I have a bad habit of maximizing the number of DGW players. Son could easily outscore most. I'll stay strong.

      21. Roysgotnoboys
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        If you can field 9 for the blank, say 10 with a FT do you save the FH?

        *Forster/ McCarthy
        Cancelo, Holding, Targett
        Grealish, Son, KDB, Bruno, Salah*
        Brewster, DCL

        (Bamford, Dallas, Douglas) 0.1 ITB,

        May buy Steffen so I have a playing keeper this week depending on how long Ederson is out for

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

          You most certainly do.

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

          Salah to sterling

          1. Roysgotnoboys
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Cheers. And go without Mo for the DBL GW? Not sure i've got the minerals for that and i'd be 0.1 short of buying him back in GW19

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

        Team for 18 without a hit

        Martinez
        Mitchell Dias
        Sterling kdb son Bruno
        Wilson Brewster

        Think I can get away with not using FH? Main players missing are arsenal and Kane but can’t trust arsenal and would need to lose sterling to get Kane so prefer city man

        1. Klopp For The Kopps 😆
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          I have a similar team and I'm saving

          FH is worth 20+ points imo, I don't think with the team you already have, you will get that much more even if you FH

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

            Thanks, I think FH can get you 30+ with the benefit in surrounding gws as well. Still expect to be 15points down on FH teams this week but ok about that

        2. King Kohli
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Can get away without a FH.
          You have 7 good players and two folders which should be more than enough imo.

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

            Cheers

        3. Lord.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Have you considered investing in a hit or two to bring in GW18 players who also have a double in GW19? Maybe El Gahzi and a United defender?

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

            Thanks, my benched players are robbo Dallas coufal raphinha Bamford so reluctant to lose them for a -4 especially when I think they’ll do really well in 19

      23. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        What would be the ideal scenario for prospective Antonio owners in the FA Cup fixture before the DGW?

        Starts and plays a full game? Minutes off the bench?

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

          Starts and plays 60/70mins and scores a couple

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Yeah think that’s probably the best. He looked more dynamic than Haller in his minutes vs Everton but I know Moyes wants to be careful with rushing him back.

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

              Moyes is desperate to get him back in but is being careful with him. Would be great for gw19 if we knew he played 60+mins in both

              1. The Suspended One
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 15 days ago

                Judging by his comments I don’t see 90 coming any time soon

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

                Two starts would be enough for me with the fixtures they have. Great player who I’d love to bring in. Fingers crossed.

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

          I’m very interested in Antonio.
          Starts and plays 60 and comes off not injured.

          I’ll be looking at Grealish,Kane > KDB,Antonio-4 if he looks set to go.

      24. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        So I’m FH 19 so this is for long term and this week but not necessarily for dgw.

        A) Salah Coufal Brewster out for Souchek Kane and Cancelo (no sub and -4)
        Or
        B) Bamford Neco out for Wilson Cancelo (Brewster sub)

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

          Not liking either. Prefer salah over kane and Bamford over Wilson

        2. 2OLEgend
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Not keen on either

        3. 2OLEgend
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Save FH and take it on the chin?
            Salah -> KDB would get me this.

            Martinez
            Dias
            Son, Bruno, KDB
            DCL

            If I use FH it means no KDB for the doubles.

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              FH and then use a FT to bring in KDB if neeeded

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

              It’s a bit light but might get away with it. Can always get kdb for 19 even if you FH

            3. King Drogba11
                3 months, 15 days ago

                Need to FH.

                Salah could still very easily outscore KDB in the DGW. Have a feeling KDB might get a rest in one of those games in the double.

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

                FH

              • 2OLEgend
                  3 months, 15 days ago

                  Thanks all. Problem is that I got 2 FT atm and both will disappear with the use of FH.
                  Witch meen 1 FT before the DGW if I use the FH. Will then need to take hits (-8) in order to get in KDB.

                  Plan (without FH) is:
                  GW18 - Salah, Zouma -> KDB, Lowton
                  GW19 - Son, DCL -> Salah, Adams (-4)

                • King Kohli
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 15 days ago

                  Maybe take a hit and get in another player to save FH

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

                "Jack Greailsh (£6.4m)" - i thought blimey that's cheap still.

              • King Drogba11
                  3 months, 15 days ago

                  It’s funny how one game can change everyone’s view on KDB & Salah

                  KDB now essential and Salah a trade out candidate.

                  1. Klopp For The Kopps 😆
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 15 days ago

                    So true. Both are essentials.

                  2. 2OLEgend
                      3 months, 15 days ago

                      Tbf, Salah and Liverpool have been really bad the last three. Salah on 7ptns total vs WBA, NEW and SOU

                    • Amey
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 15 days ago

                      Yup

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

                      Form can change in 3 games and all of a sudden Liverpool look lost and out of ideas on how to breakdown teams

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

                    basically my FH Team dilemma downs to this 1 last spot

                    DDG
                    Dias - Cancelo - Tierney
                    KDB - Bruno - Rashford - Saka - ___
                    Kane - C.Wilson - ____

                    A) Son i 352
                    or
                    B) Lacazette in 343
                    ..?

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

                      B

                    2. Klopp For The Kopps 😆
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 15 days ago

                      A

                    3. King Kohli
                      • 8 Years
                      3 months, 15 days ago

                      Son

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

                      Personally I’d only want 1 of Kane and son as villa away isn’t easy. I’d go son and Lacazette and get sterling for rashford - need to get a new defender for Cancelo/Dias