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The triple-ups I am considering for Blank Gameweek 18 Free Hit squad

Blank Gameweek 18 is just around the corner, and I wanted to use this opportunity to present some picks I feel should be part of your squad if you are opting to use the Free Hit.

At the time of writing, there was a lot of uncertainty looming around Spurs so, for the purpose of this piece I steered clear of the two clubs.

After all, the best way to maximise a Free Hit squad is to base as much as you can on things you are certain about.

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  1. CobraKai
    • 11 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Thoughts on this FH team ?

    DDG
    Cancelo Holding Dier Yedling
    KDB Bruno Son Rashford Saka
    Kane(C) Lacazette

    Walton Brewster Mitchell Smith Rowe

    1. LE CHARO
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      There are 4 Arsenal players there.
      Great first XI though

    2. Yes Ndidi
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      I'm all for going strong on FH, but they won't let you play 12.

    3. CobraKai
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      Lol oops I took out Saka.

  2. NULL-X-VOID
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    I think those who go all out in their chip use in the coming GWs are going to climb OR and would have a fair advantage to sustain their rank, compared to those who would be stuck playing catch up

    1. Shatner's Bassoon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      Still more than 50% of the season left 😀

      1. NULL-X-VOID
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 8 days ago

        Touche, even sustaining would be difficult with so many uncertainties

  3. thom830g
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    This freehit team g2g?

    DDG
    Tierney - Dias - Stones - Dier
    Son - KDB - Fernandes - Rashford - Saka
    Kane

    (4m - Mitchell - Brewster - Hackford)

    1. LE CHARO
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      G2G

  4. Werner Bros
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Currently on Darlow on FH but hearing he's not nailed.

    Would you go Leno instead?
    Already have Tierney.

    1. Shatner's Bassoon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      2 x Newcastle GKs is a neat solution if you can afford

      1. Pukki Party
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 8 days ago

        Tough to play the one being sent off and benching the one coming on and saving a pen

      2. Werner Bros
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 8 days ago

        I can't afford this unfortunately as I have a 4.0 keeper enabler. Would involve changing the team more. Just switched to Leno and have this side with 0.0

        Leno
        Cancelo Tierney AWB
        KDB Bruno Son Rashford Saka
        Kane Wilson

        Forster Brewster Mithchell Bernardo

        1. OLB
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 8 days ago

          You kinda need 1 decent bench player on first sub.
          Wilson is an injury doubt.

          1. Werner Bros
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 8 days ago

            Brewster or Mitchell not that? Not really sure how else to do it without changing the team

  5. marcos11
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Are Aguero/Jesus likely to get a lot of minutes over the next three games? Or would Laca be a better option?

  6. Pompel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    If Leeds and Southampton dgw19 are off, are there really any viable dgw strikers left, apart from maybe Vardy. And he's also a risk o with ongoing injury problems?

    1. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      The one and only, destroyer of Norwich, Michael Antonio!
      I think it's worth the risk, starts tonight, they already let Haller go, I think he's fit and ready, hope he stays.

    2. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      Martial

  7. Better luck next year
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Would you free hit/wc if you could only field 8 players, possibly 6 if Mitchell and Reguilon get benched?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      Are the 6 great players?

      1. Better luck next year
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 8 days ago

        KDB, Bruno, Son, Kane, Stones, Saiss. What do you say?

        1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 12 Years
          9 months, 8 days ago

          It's decent for sure.
          Pretty much need United & Arsenal to concede to escape the FHers

  8. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Predictions:

    Sheff Utd 1-0 Newcastle (Lundstram, Ramsdale saves Wilson penalty)
    Burnley 1-3 Man Utd (Wood, Martial x2, Greenwood)
    Wolves 1-1 Everton (Traore, Hamez)
    Man City 4-1 Brighton (Sterling x2, Mahrez, Bilva, Dunk)
    Spurs 1-1 Fulham (Ndombele, Decordova-Reid)
    Arsenal 2-1 Palace (Aubameyang x2, Zaha)

    1. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      I would put a bet on this.

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 8 days ago

        It's the FPL way 🙂

    2. HashAttack
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      I'll settle with 10 assists

  9. Lindelol
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    keep watkins now on Wildcard?? no other good option at his price at the moment.

    1. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      The other two strikers?

      1. Lindelol
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 8 days ago

        Kane and the other 2 have to pick from antonio, wilson and watkins

        1. onceuponatyne
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          9 months, 8 days ago

          I've gone Antonio...

        2. Nanoelektronicar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 8 days ago

          Wilson and Antonio.

  10. Coaly
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Saka or Gundogan the better play this week?

    1. The 12th Man
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      Both good. I’ll probably have both if I FH.

    2. BOATIES FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      I'm going Gundogan, ESR first sub

  11. wulfrunian
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Here are the Gameweek 29 Blank permutations from Ben Crellin.
    https://twitter.com/BenCrellin/status/1348722117416787972/photo/1
    My early predictions are that gw29's games will be:
    Liverpool-Chelsea
    Wbrom-Everton
    Fulham-Leeds
    Brighton-Newcastle
    Sutd-Villa

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      Don't think Chelsea get through that draw?

      1. wulfrunian
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 8 days ago

        You are right.My mistake on Chelsea's easy games.

    2. Champions League Varane
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      FH 29 probably then

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 8 days ago

        Same here

  12. BOATIES FC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    FH Team, no glaring errors?

    Lloris
    Cancelo Maguire Tierney
    KDB (v) Bruno Son Gundogan
    Kane (c) Laca Wilson

    Steele ESR Yedlin Mitchell

  13. ZLATAN'S PONYTAIL
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Does the FA cup draw mean Leeds won't play gw19? Are there others that won't play gw19 due to FA cup?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      S'ton it seems.

      1. ZLATAN'S PONYTAIL
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 8 days ago

        Phew. I thought there would be further damage to my team. 3 Leeds though and that's going to hurt. As will any Covid related changes.

        Thanks TM. Much appreciated.

        1. Jimmers
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          9 months, 8 days ago

          Potentially just play one game (v Brighton) rather than 2

          1. ZLATAN'S PONYTAIL
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 8 days ago

            Gotcha. that's not too bad. Though, bamford to Antonio becomes appealing. If Antonio can go on a run without injuries

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

    Been away a few days, now trying to catch up on all the chaos. How likely that the Leeds Southampton GW19 match is off?

  15. Buck The Trent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Does the FA cup draw means three of LIV, MUN, FUL, BUR, SOT, ARS (plus whoever their opponents) will play in BGW29?

    1. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 8 days ago

      Ah .. just saw the post by wulfranian above

  16. LE CHARO
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Hi guys ! Using my FH this GW and I would like some opinions on the options I am considering.

    ***, 4.0
    Tierney, Stones, Cancelo, ***, ***
    Fernandes, KDB, Son, ***, ***
    Kane, Laca, ***

    What is best to fill the gaps?
    A) Lloris, AWB, Saka (bench : Neto, Yedlin, Brewster) - balanced squad but missing a second MU attacker
    B) DDG, Rashford, ESR (bench : Mitchell, Douglas, Davis) - very solid XI but awful bench with only Mitchell likely to play
    C) same as B with DDG, Mitchell > Ramsdale, Yedlin to give me another option on the bench in case things go south

    Cheers

  17. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    McCarthy
    CANCELO / ROBBO / COUFAL
    SALAH / FERNANDES / Son / SOUCEK
    VARDY / Bamford / Dcl

    Forster // Raphinha / TAYLOR / Alioski

    Assuming SOU/LEE gets moved, this would be my GW19 side. I'd move DCL for Antonio. Not worth a BB right, but still perfectly serviceable for GW19?

    Toying with going with this, or somehow playing my WC this week to take advantage of BB & save FH for 29.

  18. SomeoneKnows
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Cancelo Stones
    KDB Bruno Son
    Kane

    Bench: Martinez, Forster, Dallas, Bednarek, Douglas, Grealish, Soucek, Bamford, DCL

    Already used my FT, got 2 mil itb and plan is to BB next week

    A) DCL > Wilson (-4)
    B) DCL > Lacazette (-4)
    C) Forester > De Gea (-4)
    D) Douglas > Dier (-4)
    E) Use the FH card

  19. Gentle_Turks
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    What's the latest on Villa? Do we know which players tested positive yet?

  20. hogree
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 8 days ago

    Which two for your free hit?

    1. Shaw and Rashford
    2. Foden and Lacazette