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There are big prizes to be won in FanTeam‘s latest Midweek Monster – their own version of the upcoming Fantasy Premier League Free Hit mayhem.

There is a €50,000 prize pool in the Gameweek 18 round with the outright winner set to take home €5,000.

There are a total of 3,500 entry slots to be claimed, which can be all yours for a buy-in of €20.00.

And with fewer matches than usual this time around, it’s much easier to go into Gameweek 18 without worrying who you have decided to omit from your squad.

How does FanTeam’s scoring work?

FPL managers looking for a way to make their knowledge pay are sure to enjoy FanTeam‘s Gameweek 18 €50,000 Midweek Monster.

It is effectively a Free Hit competition, which runs every week. So if you’re confident in the temporary squad you’ve built in FPL, why not test it against other FanTeam managers too?

As you can see from the information above, there are a number of similarities between FPL and FanTeam in terms of scoring for various positions registering different attacking and defensive returns.

While there are no bonus points, there are some interesting differences in terms of deductions, which include losing points for giving away penalties and free-kicks that are scored directly.

Meanwhile, there are additional adjustments depending on the result, players earning or losing points depending on whether or not their spell on the pitch saw their side winning or losing.

WHO ARE THE KEY PLAYERS THIS WEEK?

My entry for the Midweek Monster involves a big focus on the expensive attacking players, especially those on offer at Arsenal.

Alexandre Lacazette (€13.3m) has four goals in his last four matches while only one Premier League player has registered more shots on target in that time too.

I fancy Emile Smith Rowe (€11.4m) to help create the Frenchman’s chances against Crystal Palace, who have just two clean sheets this season.

The midfield man has created six chances in the last four matches, bested only by Kieran Tierney during that time among Arsenal assets.

Kevin De Bruyne (€15.0m) could be a false nine again against Brighton, who strike me as the sort of side who won’t sit back and defend their penalty box in a deep block at the Etihad Stadium.

The Belgian has five attacking returns in his last five at home in the Premier League.

Bruno Fernandes (€14.0m) is an incredibly reliable asset away from home in the league this season. In seven road trips thus far, the Manchester United man has six goals and five assists.

Meanwhile, Burnley have conceded more than three times in three of their four meetings with the so-called ‘big seven’ this season (Leicester, Chelsea, Manchester City).

Sheffield United are the only side without a clean sheet in the Premier League this season, so I expect Callum Wilson (€9.0m) to enjoy Tuesday’s trip to Bramall Lane.

The Newcastle forward has two goals and two assists in his last four Premier League matches against sides in the bottom half of the table.

Meanwhile, Sheffield United remain the division’s lowest scorers so DeAndre Yedlin (€6.2m) is someone I’m willing to take a chance on for a clean sheet.

I certainly don’t think Robert Sanchez (€4.6m) or Joël Veltman (€3.9m) will keep one against Manchester City but their prices, considering their high chances of starting, were too good to ignore when looking to make allowances for more lavish spending elsewhere.

However, I am expecting big things from Romain Saïss (€7.9m). While Wolves have struggled for clean sheets recently, their Moroccan international has provided excellent goal threat.

Over his last four matches, no FPL defender has registered more shots in the box, his four efforts on target also the best in his positional classification.

Those numbers have produced two goals in that time, while Everton are in the bottom four for headed attempts on goal conceded since Gameweek 14.

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499 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Buck The Trent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    First needs to say Play Up Pompey?

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

      It must be phenomenon that so many fantasy football managers are Portsmouth fans or maybe all Portsmouth fans prefer to live in fantasy world ?

      1. Olson
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Or just several years irritating persistence from one poster

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Reference to this new article? I refuse to read any gambling articles.

      1. Tufnell-Chimes
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Yup, if people want gambling news, put it in a separate silo not as a prelude to comments.

      2. ebb2sparky
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I agree. Decided to cancel my membership on here since don’t see why I should pay to see gambling adverts.

  2. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Hey! Mind giving a hand?

    I’ve been taking price losses on the chin to get more info on which to base my decision but the deadline is ever nearing and I really haven’t made a conclusion on what to do.

    Well tbh I’m pretty set on not using a chip on gw18 and trying to bust a Bb for gw19, but however I tinker with my team I can’t get it to work. Hence, I really need help! Here’s the team with 2ft and 2.1mil in the kitty.

    Martinez Steer
    Zouma Robbo Dias Stones Dallas
    Grealish Son Salah Bruno Soucek
    DCL Bamford Brewster

    Obviously as many gw18/19 players wanted in thats possible.

    1. elwardio
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      You only have 5 for 18 if villa Spurs cancelled and not ideal team for bb 19 (keepers Brewster dcl). Why not fh 18 and no chip 19 or tc?

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Becoming more and more an option. Cheers for your input!

    2. Pumpy Pro
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Relax. Don't overthink it

      Fh18, BB 19. Don't activate it yet. Let others scrape their temporary .1's . Let them take the needless risk. Worry about further double gw's and blanks when they happen.

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Thank you PP! I think I’ll follow your advice especially if the Villa game is canceled.

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

    Gamble safely

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

      Casino always wins.

  4. si
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    9 Villa first team players tested positive and 5 coaching staff. Any rumours on the 9? City had 5 and still played a game. I wonder what the cut-off is here.

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Bet your bottom dollar Grealish is one of them.

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Most likely the spreader. I’m sure he has been out and about if his lockdown antics last year were anything to go by.

        1. DannyDrinkVodka
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 15 days ago

          [grasping at straws] if Grealish is the spreader, he is likely to be cleared to play before the others 😉

    2. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Cut off is if you can field 14 then match should go ahead. But like the government the PL just makes it up as they go along

      1. elwardio
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Pots and kettles!!!!

      2. si
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        So as long as they have 23 in the first team squad? And I guess that all 3 keepers aren’t infected!

        1. si
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          The Prem league squad is 25, but and 2 long term injuries. So it might be tight. I guess a lot of permutations still on COVID 9, plus some more may test positive

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

            I wouldn't try to work out the numbers looks like there isn't a clear protocol that is being followed and they are making decisions on case by case basis.

            Nobody will convince me that City was unable to field a team against Everton.

            1. Andy_Social
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              True, but Si makes a very good point here. If it's a significant number of the first team squad of 25. Lower than 6 maybe youths can be added to the bench, but more than that weakens the squad to make it competitive. City had kids on the bench but had a starting line up of first team squad members.

      3. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        A key issue is competition integrity. A club can put out a squad of kids in the FA Cup as it's no different to Marine v Spurs. But in the PL if the match will be so uneven as to hand 3 free points and a handy goal difference to Spurs, their challengers will object, and rightly so. So if 6 or more of the Villa first team squad are out, I think the match would have to be called off - imo, of course.

        1. si
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Very well put point. I can’t see the game going ahead in the current climate. Even if some now test negative, they are unlikely to play I imagine.

        2. Blzbobuk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          But it basically moves the integrity issue from villa(who had serious breach) to Spurs who may need to field a youth team if they get 3 games in 1 week. The rule was set to say if you can field a team it goes ahead - just premier league don’t want to enforce it unless they have to. It’s different if there are new cases as that is protecting other teams but given the isolation time and retests this should be less likely. If I were villa I would try and get one of my weaker players to test positive as then it’s a safety issue vs an integrity issue. Problem here is the premier league will want to test the day before to get clearest info and then make the decision, whereas if they could decide now they could do the Fulham swap.

  5. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    No Arsenal players allowed!

    I think this 442 might be the best I can do.
    Anyone think of any improvements? Watkins over Saiss was original plan. but with the COVID situation, this seems better I think.

    Darlow
    Cancelo Stones Maguire Saiss
    Son Rash Bruno(c) KDB
    Wilson Kane
    (Mitchell and other fodder)

    Any thoughts much appreciated 🙂

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Assuming this is FH you need Tierney. His form right now is very good.

      1. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        No Arsenal allowed! 🙂

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Then you will waste your chip. Enjoy.

          1. Von Lipwig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            thanks...

          2. LC1
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Nice and helpful..

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      It's great - proving all XI start. With the risk of covid and your Spuds not playing, you need a viable bench, imo.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        *providing

      2. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Thanks. Can do brewster/Kilman/Stephens bench... it's not great. I'd hope to find out game is cancelled before the deadline really!

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Well, we can expect Brewster to get some minutes, but the other two likely won't start. My current FH bench is Sanchez, Fernandez, Coady and Brewster. I suspect that's too expensive for you.

    3. COVID-CASUAL
        1 month, 15 days ago

        It’s good. I have 2 Arsenal (no FH, don’t ask) and reckon they could be a minor trap. Besides which, you already laid down the parameters so there’s no point telling you otherwise like old mate above. Only concern is nervousness about what happens with that covid game and Son/Kane.

    4. Grounderz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      So, what is the consensus here?

      I currently have 7 BGW-ers with two FTs coming in, so a total of 9 BGW-ers. If there is still no announcement on the AVLTOT game, quite likely I am FH-ing as I would be left with only 4 BGW-ers. Two FTs and 6 total - almost half of the team out.

      Currently have 3 TOT players.

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

        I have 9 players - 5 if Spurs Villa is off. Have a WC team in mind that I will activate if it seems likely nearer deadline that the Villa game is off.

        1. Grounderz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Just read from Mr Crellins.

          Alternatively, the TOTFUL could be moved to BGW18, replacing AVLTOT. There, I can safely keep my FH chip, deploy the two saved FTs and still have my TOT players for BGW18.

          Just keep a close lookout on announcements.

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            That's just his speculation. Fulham are scheduled to play Chelsea 2 days later, so I wouldn't place too much stock on that.

            1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              This. Unless Mourinho bullies PL and FUL into doing it.

            2. Grounderz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Or... they move the CHEFUL game forward by a few days.

        2. DannyDrinkVodka
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 15 days ago

          What does your WC look like? Pondering same....:

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

            Something like this

            Pope BPF
            Dias Stones Coufal Holding Yedlin
            KDB Bruno Rashford Soucek Smith-Rowe
            Lacazette Martial Bamford

            3m in the bank

            Not sure on keepers yet but this is the bones of it

            1. DannyDrinkVodka
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Looks good, any worries regarding Villa assets coming good with all of their matches in hand?

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

                Yeah but I’ll just bring them back in.

      2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I will probably play with 6. Not using FH on an uncertain GW with not too many FPL worthy fixtures apart from City and United.

        1. Grounderz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I am more of a... attending to the current circumstance first and then deal with the upcoming circumstances later.

          Let’s monitor and then assess the accordingly.

      3. Guru Mediation
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I reckon we will know if that game is to be called off prior to the deadline. I reckon Monday night, after the cup draw at latest

        1. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Hopefully, but I was badly caught out by the last cancellation which was after the deadline. I'm not taking that risk this time.

          1. Guru Mediation
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            True. I think PL have probably made the decision already. But there are probably even more formalities to go through given that it is so far advance of the game - TV, rearranging fixtures with clubs etc.

            If anything hitting the panic button on the eve of the game (due to test results) makes postponing a game easier.

            I'd imagine the final hurdle is waiting for spurs to play today before finalising all the proposals.

            Excuse the stream of consciousness please 🙂

        2. Grounderz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Let’s hope so. Wouldn’t want all the planning effort up to this point goes to waste.

    5. unitednations
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Morning dzzz, Assuming Spurs Villa is off, I have 7 players for gw18 but that includes Taylor/Burke so effectively 5. However, i have 2FTs so that will take me to 7 decent players which is in the middle category of whether to FH or not.

      Martinez -- Forster
      Taylor Cancelo Stones -- Coufal Dallas
      Bruno Kdb Burke -- Salah Son
      DCL -- Watkins Bamford

      A: Salah + Watkins >> Rashford + Laca...gets me to 7 decent players then just hope they dont get benched. However, will have to take a hit (or two) to get salah back in gw19 depending on the situation.

      B: FH but my issue is that apart from sterling, my transfers in A allows me all big hitters (attacking wise) so is it worth using the FT?

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I wont FH if I was you.

      2. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I'd offer some advice to others first.

    6. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Best FWD only for one GW - 18. Budget no issue.

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Lacazette.

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Think DCL might get something with the support cast now back?

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Could do, but the Wolves defence is better than Palace, imo.

            1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Agree. Martial an option? Plays the double too and might save me a transfer in 19.

              1. Andy_Social
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 15 days ago

                Could be. Depends on your structure. In my FH team I've got Bruno, Rashie and a defender.

                1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 15 days ago

                  I only have Bruno. The initial plan was to get Vardy for Kane in 19 but the Villa situation is forcing me to transfer Kane out this week itself. So the choice is between Vardy and Martial in 19 and a few GWs post that.

                  1. Andy_Social
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Hmm, if it's not a FH, I'd wait until right up to the deadline. If Spurs play, Kane is highly desirable. If you need a striker for the BDW and DGW I suppose Martial ticks the boxes. But I'd quite fancy Laca in the form he's in, over 2 matches.

                    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Makes perfect sense. Thanks a lot!

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Laca or Martial

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Martial is a good shout. Has seen an upturn. But Cavani challenging minutes?

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

            Yeah Cavani is a bit of an issue there

          2. The Ilfordian
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            I wish I’d gone Laca over Martial; seems to have a golden foot at the moment. However, I think Martial gets good playing time, even with Cavani

      3. Grounderz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Might I suggest Antonio. Yes, recovered, however, uncertain. High risk, high reward.

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Great option. The only issue is he does not play 18.

      4. The VAR Team
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Wilson

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          He was not even in the squad yesterday. All ok with him? Will he feature?

          1. The VAR Team
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Just a precaution apparently. Maybe a bit risky yeah

    7. sergioaguero67
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Any news on the Villa Spurs game?

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        not yet

    8. Blzbobuk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Seems sensible - think the fixture congestion may make it trickier to call off the villa game - previous cancel calls to protect players and integrity of the game but making Spurs play 3 games in 1 week will also cause these issues( through less fault than villa) - if they do swap Fulham in we should know pre deadline. Hence do your plan but wait until match day.

      1. Blzbobuk
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Reply fail

        1. Grounderz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Yes, I assume this is meant for my post?

          1. Blzbobuk
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Yep

      2. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I think the PL needs to apply consistency. There's still half a season to squeeze a postponed game into.

    9. The Overthinker
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Views and feedback on below FH team . Nothing ITB

      Leno
      Awb dias cancelo
      Kdb grealish son Bruno rashford
      Lacazette Wilson

      4.0 kilman Mitchell 4.3

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Spurs & Villa players ? the game will be called off probably

        1. The Overthinker
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Have a plan if it is called off.

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Show us the plan if called off.

            1. The Overthinker
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Grealish to james Rodriguez, son to saka( bench strength)
              Davis to richarlison

              1. The Overthinker
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 15 days ago

                And kilman to Clarke , again bench strength

                1. Little Red Lacazette
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 15 days ago

                  Hmm, ok. I don't fancy J.Rod though. Son -> Saka is a huge downgrade, though no clear better options for that GW.

      2. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        also, why have a non staring bench at this time when players and games can fall like flies ?

        1. The Overthinker
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Mitchell will start. Don't think I need the 3rd sub with FH. Can wait for maximum info till the deadline.

          1. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            I know its fun to develop a team for 18 and this site is good to get feedback but I just think all these FH posts are a bit pointless at the moment.

            You really do not know that Mitchell will start, Kilman probably will not, your keeper and other defender will not start either, is Wilson a doubt ? ... all you need is one game called off or City rotate their defenders or whatever and you using a FH to not even have 11 on the pitch because you scrimped on your bench - maybe at least get the cheapest 2 pointers as back-up ?

        2. The Overthinker
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Also, if the Spurs villa game is called off, I'll have extra cash to upgrade the bench

      3. JabariParkersEyelid
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Even if the Spurs game isn't called off there's a good chance Jack has Covid. If 10 first teamers have it that's a 40% chance.

        Would avoid villa entirely.

        1. The Overthinker
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          That's a good point.
          Thanks

      4. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Looks good provided the Villa / Spurs game is on (and your players start).

        1. The Overthinker
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Cheers. Hopefully we get the news before the deadline

    10. The Hunt
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I'm surprised to see that Sheffield United are favourites to beat Newcastle but I've long since learned that when the layers seemingly dangle a large carrot in front of the punters these can be excellent opportunities to ram that touchon right back up 'em and beat them at their own game.

      To summarise, I think Sheffield United will beat Newcastle to nil and I'm having at least a couple of their players in my Free Hit team.

      1. The Overthinker
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Sheffield United players?????

        1. The Hunt
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          You're over thinking 😉

      2. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Can't see why they'd be favourites to win a game when they've gone half a season without doing so. 0-0 would be a viable result. Still they'd be decent differentials if you're right. I'm tripling on the Toon myself, even if 2 are on the bench.

      3. Pumpy Pro
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Has 1 - 1 all over it imo

    11. CONNERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Morning guys

      Open to any feedback on this FH draft (assuming Villa / Spurs is off) - Thanks.

      Darlow
      Cancelo - Tierney - AWB
      KDB - Sterling - Bruno - Rashford - Neto
      Lacazette - Wilson

      4.0 / Fernandez - Brewster - Mitchell

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

        Yep looks decent. Don’t fancy Saka?

      2. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        He's been in several drafts, but I'm not sure about the triple up on Arsenal.

        Feels better to have at least one player from each fixture.

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

      I did TAA,Salah >> Cancelo,KDB mid week .
      Giving me
      Martinez
      Dias,Cancelo
      Fernandes,KDB,Grealish
      Kane,Watkins.

      Johnstone,Coufal,Chilwell, Dallas,Raphinia,Soucek,Bamford

      So will be rolling with this if the Villa Spurs game is a go.
      If it’s off I’ll only have 4 players.

      FH time?
      The trouble is I’ll have Salah and TAA back in my team with price drops and KDB and Cancelo will cost me more in 19.

      Guess I’ll have to take rise and falls of Salah/KDB on the chin unless I WC, don’t really want to do that though.

      1. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I think you'll have to FH personally.

        Don't see us getting any confirmation of the Villa / Spurs game before deadline. Even if we do, we may not have any idea on which players are affected and therefore who will play.

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

          Yeh will probably have to pull the trigger tomorrow night then.Deadline on Tuesday is a bad time. 16.30.
          Still at work.

    13. Lanley Staurel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Best defender with greatest chance of cleanie in blank 18 for £5m or under? Was thinking Shaw but heard he could be injured.

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

        Newcastle or Arsenal defenders.

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

          At 5.0m, Stones

      2. Sarri-ball
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Surely stones

      3. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Got to be Stones surely?

      4. Overated Mou
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Stones or newcastle def

      5. Karhumies
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Holding?

        1. Overated Mou
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Yeah hes not a bad choice either

    14. Sickboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      If the Villa v Spurs game is called off, would Villa’s following game against Everton be in doubt if there’s a 10 day isolation period?

      Thanks.

      1. Sarri-ball
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Def a risk to both games

      2. bitm2007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Negative test not 10 day isolation period required for PL.

        1. Sickboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Ah thanks for clarifying

        2. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          That doesn't sound right

    15. Sarri-ball
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Plans for swaps done 3 different swaps depending on news

      Villa v spurs on
      Villa v spurs off
      Spurs v fulham now gw18
      Now 2 sut back and wait

    16. Do I Not Like Orange
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Time to make both "Any News On Spurs/Villa Game?" and "Play Up Pompey" pinned hot topics?

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Any news on Villa game?

    17. Calculated Risks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Has anyone else noticed gw 21 has matches at the old sorts of times and only 5 showing as being on TV?
      Are they just quietly reverting back to the old format of games on TV and not mentioning pay per view? Just haven't heard anything so wondered if anyone else has?

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

        The TV companies select the games they are contracted to show first, then the rest are shared out between the PL 4 broadcast partners later.

        1. Calculated Risks
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          The times for the matches of gw21 on the fantasy site suggest this is not the case here.

    18. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Looks like Pascal Struijk at 3.9 will be a steal for the DGW.

      Phillips banned for one game too.

      1. Baines on Toast...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I would look at the record of the Leeds defence without Phillips before jumping to that conclusion. Double game week is a chance for more negative points

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

          4 points (more likely) for 3.9 without having to fix the issue later with a FT is worth it

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

            Also the potential for CS

      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        We were here a couple of months ago when Phillips was injured, didn't work out well for young Pascal.

    19. davies
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      This week ONLY:

      A) KDB Sterling Cancelo

      B) KDB Dias Cancelo

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        A

      2. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        A

      3. Overated Mou
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Should post the whole team
        A higher ceiling

    20. Flynny
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Morning. Is darlow a safe pick on free hit? Or may dubravka retain his place following Cup performance?

      What do you prefer?

      A.... darlow and maguire

      B.....ddg and Clark

      Thanks

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Bruce's comments would suggest Darlow keeps his place, but B safer.

        1. Flynny
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Cheers....didn't see Bruce comments

      2. Overated Mou
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        A for me

      3. Karhumies
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Leno is an option as well.

    21. QUEN
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Anyone with free hit going to avoid spurs and villa?

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        It would be the sensible move

    22. Lucky Z
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Leno
      Tierney • Dias • AWB • Lascelles
      Auba • KDB • Sterling • Bruno • Rashford
      Wilson

      How about this FH?

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Rather Laca than Auba

      2. FPL_Pugster
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I would probably go Auba> Saka and your bench fodder>Laccazette

          1. FPL_Pugster
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Sory and move leno>DDG

            • Lucky Z
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              and bench Lascelles?

        • Olson
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Twice the number of deaths yesterday as that time one week earlier. If/when daily figures hit 1500-2000 in the coming week and on the back of the kind of comments hancock was making this morning about 'every flex can be fatal' we are going to find out just how committed the PL are to keeping the money coming in. Still best fpl advice is do absolutely nothing imo

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            I am sure they'll keep going as long as they possibly can regardless of what happens outside the football bubble.
            Agree 100% with your FPL advice.

          2. FPL_Pugster
              1 month, 15 days ago

              The best FPL advice is to play the game. Stop second guessing every leaked newspaper story and play. If the season stops tomorrow unless your number 1 right now you havent won, so who cares?

              1. Olson
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 15 days ago

                just check the ffscout twitter ticker a couple of hours before deadline and see what we are working with. You gotta think that anyone saving all their chips will end up with the best options though, given there's half a season of possibilities coming, compared to...this week. High probability of something better coming.

            • Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 15 days ago

              1 week earlier was right after the new year bank holiday and Christmas, there has been a backlog in reporting, average deaths is no higher than the first wave, also 4-5 x more testing so of course... more cases

              Not saying that neither are going up but needs to be a little bit of context

              1. Olson
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 15 days ago

                We averaged 150-600 throughout December. Backlogs aside, It is a 2-3 fold increase in just a couple of weeks

          3. Caleb's Kitties
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Triple MUN MCI & ARS FH team with 0ITB. Thoughts?

            Ramsdale (verrips)
            AWB dias tierney (yedlin mitchell)
            KDB sterling fernandes rashford saka
            Lacazette richarlison (brewster)

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Pretty good, but Ramsdale?

              1. Andy_Social
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 15 days ago

                Because he can't afford Darlow? Not impossible Blades - Toon is 0-0. Not for me though.

                1. Caleb's Kitties
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 15 days ago

                  Thanks guys. Could do yedlin to non-playing 4.0 and change ramsdale to darlow, but ramsdale/darlow pretty evens

                2. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 15 days ago

                  Could get to Darlow by downgrading bench easily enough though.

                  1. Andy_Social
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    I'd want a playing bench in case of covid. I'd go Tierney>Holding, AWB>Shaw or Dias>Stones to get Darlow. Or get Leno instead of Ars defender.

                3. Caleb's Kitties
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 15 days ago

                  Not sure as well if dubravka plays ahead of darlow?

                  1. Andy_Social
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    No, he just got the cup game.

          4. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Pope Martinez
            Cancelo Dias Dallas Tierney Coufal
            De Bruyne Fernandes Salah Smith-Rowe Soucek
            Ings Wilson Bamford

            This is my WC with a couple of moves Laca/Rash to Ings/Salah would you BB or TC Kev in 19??

            1. Fulchester's New Centr…
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              To quote Zhou Enlai on the French revolution, "Too early to say."

              1. Warby84
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 15 days ago

                Bench Wilson and Arsenal and TC Kev..

                1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 15 days ago

                  TC seems safer of course, but still possible that the stars align or even for other cancellations to happen.

          5. Winston.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Latest FH draft (assuming Villa / Spurs is off). Thoughts? Would you change something? Bench needed due to cancellation risks in these times...

            DDG
            Dias Tierney Cancelo
            KDB Fernandes Rashford Saka
            Lacazette Wilson Richarlison

            Pickford Neto Mina Mitchell

          6. Alberto Tomba
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            BB as I'd have max of 5 playing

            DDG
            Tierney, Cancelo, Shaw
            KDB, Bruno, Sterling, [6.0]
            Wilson, DCL, Lacazette

            Martinez, Smith-Rowe, Holgate, Mitchell

            Have three Ars, Mun and Mci - so who are 6.0 Midfielder options?
            Also which playing cheapies would you have on the bench?

            1. Karhumies
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              BB?

              Neto?

              1. Alberto Tomba
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 15 days ago

                Cheers mate, sorry I meant FH

          7. Jdpz
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Hi. I haven't followed much information in the last 5 days. Is there any chance to move a match to Gameweek 18? Leeds? And is there any chance that a match will be canceled?