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Spurs host Fulham in Blank Gameweek 18 as Villa fixture postponed

Fantasy Premier League have been subjected to yet another spin of the fixture-dice as Blank Gameweek 18 changes complexion once again.

Just over 24 hours before Tuesday’s 16:30 GMT deadline, Aston Villa’s meeting with Tottenham Hotspur was officially called off.

That means no midweek fixture for Jack Grealish (£7.7m), Ollie Watkins (£6.1m) and Emiliano Martínez (£5.1m), three popular Fantasy assets.

However, Harry Kane (£11.0m) and Son Heung-min (£9.8m) remain viable options for Blank Gameweek 18 as their home meeting with Fulham was added as a replacement for the Villa game.

Considering how short-notice the fixture is for the Cottagers, both of Spurs’ dynamic duo are certain to wrestle their way into the captaincy conversation.

They both registered double-figure hauls in their last home Premier League game, against Leeds, and could benefit from Fulham’s short turnaround.

Meanwhile, it also means that budget options such as André-Franck Zambo Anguissa (£4.5m) and Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) have been added to the pool of players who could help managers in Free Hit squads.

The secondary knock-on effect of today’s fixture changes also impacts on Double Gameweek 19.

That is because Fulham’s Friday-night meeting with Chelsea has been delayed until the following day, kicking off at 17:30 GMT now.

As this was the opening match of Double Gameweek 19, it looks as if the deadline for that round will move to 11:00 GMT on Saturday morning ahead of Wolves’ lunch-time meeting with West Bromwich Albion.

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2,537 Comments Post a Comment
  1. TeddiPonza
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 19 days ago

    Current team:

    CTaylor (doubt) Mitchell Dias
    KdB Son Bruno Saka
    Kane

    Out: Martinez Forster KWP Coufal Grealish Watkins DCL

    Means I have probably 7 playing. 8 at best.

    Which option:

    A. FH
    B. Wildcard
    C. Keep as it is
    D Something else

    Leanding towards B or C. Thoughts?

    1. grandemessi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 19 days ago

      DCL-->Wilson and/or Taylor--> Yedlin perhaps

    2. Aadii
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 19 days ago

      DCL ----> Wilson
      Taylor ----> Stones

  2. GROBARI
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 19 days ago

    Do you like this team?
    DDG
    Tierney Dias Cancelo
    KDB Bruno Son Zaha Saka
    Wilson Kane

    1. estheblessed
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 19 days ago

      DDG for Darlow 😉

      1. GROBARI
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 19 days ago

        I was thinking about it also,but i see SHE scoring this game

    2. Saka_me_sideways
        6 months, 19 days ago

        I’d look to improve one of Wilson or zaha to rashford or Laca personally... think both in the same team seems a little light somehow.

    3. estheblessed
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 19 days ago

      Free hit or Wild Card? What should I do here:

      Killman, Cancelo, Dier, Holding
      Anguissa, Son, Bruno
      Kane

      Only 8 starters!

      1. Saka_me_sideways
          6 months, 19 days ago

          FH imo, wildcard after the transfer window is closed.
          You could get away with just a hit for KDB maybe?

      2. PP6
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 19 days ago

        Best 5.0 defender that isn’t from Man City? And ofc that plays this week.

        1. jomikijiq
          • 6 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          Holding

        2. yalala
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          Saiss

        3. ivantys
            6 months, 19 days ago

            Dier?

            1. PP6
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Saïss and Dier are 5.1 lol

          • Avery
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            6 months, 19 days ago

            Shaw

            1. Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              6 months, 19 days ago

              This - if he's not crocked

        4. J to the T
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          I saved 2 FT to try to navigate the blank without using the FH. However, now i have lost Targett, Watkins and DCL and have Charlie Taylor is "touch and go" which leaves me with just Cancelo, KdB, Bruno and Son. I have to FH, right?

          Other option is take a -8 to get to the following for the blank (followed by another -4 to get Salah back for the double)
          Leno*
          Holding* Cancelo Taylor
          KdB Son Bruno Magrez/Foden*
          Kane*

          1. Sassenachs
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            6 months, 19 days ago

            Noooo, Clark, Mitchel and Burke

        5. Alisson WondHaaland
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          Anyone feeling ballsy and going with a FH bench of:

          4.0 Brewster Mitchell Bernardo

          My TV (especially on the GW 18 players) is pretty low so cant afford a good bench

          1. jomikijiq
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 19 days ago

            Probably this but Burke for Brewster

          2. Sassenachs
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            6 months, 19 days ago

            Noooo, Clark, Mitchel and Burke.

        6. Freshy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          Stephen likely over Ederson?

          1. jomikijiq
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 19 days ago

            no

        7. focaccia
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          Getting there with this draft but would appreciate feedback.
          Will transfer Son & Kane > Salah & Antonio for GW19.

          De Gea
          Cancelo - Stones - Holding
          Bruno - KDB - Son - Smith Rowe
          Kane - Wilson

          Martinez - Chilwell - Raphina - Coufal

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 10 Years
            6 months, 19 days ago

            why on earth would you lose kane and son for 19? season keepers surely? i only have son and will be keeping throughout.

        8. Alisson WondHaaland
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          Which of these punts would you consider? (Pick at least 1)

          A) 2nd City attacker (Who?)
          B) Auba
          C) Martial
          D) Digne
          E) Aurier

          1. jomikijiq
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 19 days ago

            A Jesus

          2. Pépé Pig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 19 days ago

            B

        9. Powers106
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          I'm on a FH, even with a -4 would have had only 6 players 🙁

          This is a tough one I think, which player to start, only 1:

          a) Saiss
          b) Saka
          c) Stones

          Current FH team:

          Darlow (Ryan)
          Cancelo - Tierney - Stones (Saiss - Kilman)
          Neto - Son - Bruno - KDB (Saka)
          Laca - Kane - Wilson

          Thanks!!

          1. George Agdgdgwngo
            • 11 Years
            6 months, 19 days ago

            B

        10. OptimusBlack
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          On FH Which is better
          A- Leno + AWB + Rashford +Saka + (Brewster ) 3-5-2
          B - Darlow + Dier + Gündogan + Laca (Saka) 3-4-3

          1. jomikijiq
            • 6 Years
            6 months, 19 days ago

            A

        11. Ron_Swanson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          6 months, 19 days ago

          Positive COVID test results have dropped in Prem following last round

        12. Saka_me_sideways
            6 months, 19 days ago

            Got my FH down to 2 options

            A: 3-5-2
            De Gea
            Teirney / Stones / Dier
            KDB / Son / Bruno / Rashford / ESR
            Laca / Kane
            Bench: Brewster/ Mitchell

            Or B: 3-4-3
            De Gea
            Teirney / Cancelo / Dier
            KDB / Son / Bruno / Saka
            Laca / Kane / Wilson
            Bench: Neto / Mitchell

            Pretty template I know, but which one do you think is best???

            1. Corona is not good 4 U
              • 1 Year
              6 months, 19 days ago

              I think that B is better.

              1. Saka_me_sideways
                  6 months, 19 days ago

                  Thanks, think you might be right.
                  Like the upside of Cancelo over stones and a better first bencher.

            2. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Had to waste my wildcard now because of all these changes, every single one of them working against my original plan to FH now and then BB with 15 players next week.

            3. Crouching Tiger
              • 8 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Stupid question.

              I have 1 FT. If I have used it, let's say for transferring Zaha out, and have confirmed changes.

              Then I decide to do additional transfers and use my free hit chip. Is Zaha still in my team after free hit week?

              I think he is, but if someone can confirm that would be great.

              1. Keeptrying
                • 7 Years
                6 months, 19 days ago

                No, he won't.

                1. Keeptrying
                  • 7 Years
                  6 months, 19 days ago

                  Oh, just re-read. sorry. He will be in your team

              2. HuttonDressedasLahm
                • 11 Years
                6 months, 19 days ago

                This question, how many times?
                🙄

            4. Gudjohnsen
              • 4 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Stones or Dier?

              Got Cancelo

            5. The Mighty Hippo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              I've just finished work and logged in to see the news about the fixture changes. Thankfully this means I don't need to play my wildcard, since I had three Spurs and one Villa.

              So, is it now time to captain Kane? I was previously going to go with KDB, but Fulham at home has surely got to be a great option for a Kane cap.

            6. jdp219
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              I don't imagine anyone knows for sure, but do we think Cancelo is limited -- if he plays at all -- on Wednesday?

            7. Drogo
              • 8 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Rate my FH

              Steffen / Darlow
              Tierney - Dias - Alder - wanb
              Son - Bruno - Rash - KDB
              Wilson - Laca

              1. Corona is not good 4 U
                • 1 Year
                6 months, 19 days ago

                Without Kane is really not good.

                1. Drogo
                  • 8 Years
                  6 months, 19 days ago

                  Could downgrade Rashford replace Laca with Kane

                  1. Corona is not good 4 U
                    • 1 Year
                    6 months, 19 days ago

                    I think that this would be better.

              2. St Pauli Walnuts
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                6 months, 19 days ago

                Steffen won't play

            8. londontom
              • 4 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Free hit active, been fiddling between three different systems. A bit surprisingly leaning towards a 5-3-2 as it stands. Would you rather...
              A - Leno (Areola); Shaw, Yedlin, Aurier, Cancelo, Dias; Fernandes, Sterling, Son (Smith Rowe, Anguissa); Lacazette, Kane (Fabio Silva / Carroll) or...
              B - same but swap Sterling for De Bruyne, Anguissa for Lookman and the bench striker for Brewster or...
              C - nuke the 5-3-2 altogether?

              Was going for a 4-3-3 at first with Lacazette, Cavani and Wilson before the Spurs v Fulham announcement and Wilson doubt. Feel like Cavani could be a good differential but at the end of the day there's no telling if he will start over Martial or not.

              Thoughts very much appreciated. Good luck to all.

            9. Slitherene
              • 3 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

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

              1 FT, 1.3 ITB

              Original plan was Taylor -> Cancelo/Dias
              Willing to take a hit. Suggest a transfer??

            10. RedJive79
              • 1 Year
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Evening all. How's this FH team looking?

              DDG
              Cancelo / Tierney / Dias /Reguilon
              Saka / KDB / Son (c) / Rashford/ Bruno
              Kane

              Bench is all fodder.

              1. Corona is not good 4 U
                • 1 Year
                6 months, 19 days ago

                Lacazette can hurt you. Burnley is defensive good. I would take Rashford out and take Lacazette in.

            11. Corona is not good 4 U
              • 1 Year
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Is there any truth to the rumor that the Southampton vs. Leeds game will also be rescheduled for this game week?

              Should you wait until the last moment with your FH team?

              Thank you!

            12. Drogo
              • 8 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Could downgrade Rash and replace Laca with Kane.

            13. Mainswitch
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Foden, Gundo or Neto for the next 5?

            14. youzef
              • 6 Years
              6 months, 19 days ago

              Free hit team:
              Steffen
              Tierney Cancelo Shaw
              Neto KDB Fernandes Son
              Lacazette Wilson Kane (C)
              Bench: Smith Rowe and 3 non playing players.

              Good to go?

            15. angah86
                6 months, 19 days ago

                Please rate my FH Team....thanks

                Lloris(foster)
                stone,cancelo,reguilon,maguire,awb
                kdb,bruno(neto,saka,smithrowe)
                kane,lacazette,wilson

              • Jon Walter's Hatty
                • 7 Years
                6 months, 19 days ago

                ffs Antonio look after yourself, get an hour in and get off...

              • Rivers
                • 4 Years
                6 months, 19 days ago

                I made 3 changes get -8, if I play free hit it won't - 8 me?

              • Rivers
                • 4 Years
                6 months, 19 days ago

                I made 3 changes get -8, if I play free hit now it will cancel - 8 charge? I didn't see Aston villa game get canceled, now I want play free hit looks too late