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Phil Foden hauls again as City defence shines in win over Brighton

Manchester City 1-0 Brighton

  • Goal: Phil Foden (£6.2m)
  • Assist: Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m)
  • Bonus: 3x Foden, 2x Zinchenko, 1x Dias

Phil Foden (£6.2m) picked up his second maximum bonus-point haul in a row as City were made to battle to beat Brighton in Blank Gameweek 18.

The defence of City shone again as their attackers missed a glut of chances in their win.

With many Fantasy Premier League players lumping on their defence, this display will have given them a renewed sense of confidence ahead of the Double Gameweek.

With upcoming games against Crystal Palace and a COVID stricken Aston Villa, their defence looks set to carry on bringing in the points.

Curse of KDB

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) looks likely to go down as one of the most frustrating player of the season.

Lining up as a false nine in a team scoring goals, FPL players captaining KDB were licking their lips at the thought of a monster haul.

But their was a sense of inevitability after a first half where De Bruyne had two good chances in the box saved by Robert Sanchez (£4.4m).

During the second half, De Bruyne started dropping deeper and deeper as City came under pressure from a spirited Brighton side.

Even when he earned a penalty in injury time, KDB owners must have thought their luck had turned.

However, the sight of substitute Raheem Sterling (£11.4m) stepping up and missing the spot kick quickly brought them back down to earth.

The City captain did finish the game with a clean sheet bonus and an assist for the Foden goal, but yet again owners will be ruing what could have easily been a double-digit haul.

This is by far from the first time De Bruyne and the City attack has failed to convince against a team in the lower reaches of the table.

Once known for their free-flowing attacking football, City have now failed to put more than two goals past West Brom, Newcastle, Brighton and Fulham.

In their last six Gameweeks, they have been outscored by Arsenal and Aston Villa, and have scored the same amount of goals as Wolves and Everton.

Usually such a cool customer, Pep Guardiola cut a frustrated figure in the second half.

His post match interview even suggested more narrow wins could be on the horizon for City.

“We knew how tough it would be. Brighton had a good mentality to play. We had a really good first half and had chances. After we missed a really clear chance in the second half they were better. We need to win these sorts of games. It is a good lesson for us. Every game will be like this.”

Pep Guardiola

City’s win over Chelsea now looks like an anomaly, rather than their other results, and questions still remain over City’s premium attacking assets.

Boy Wonder

If City’s premium attackers are coming under scrutiny, then Foden looks like a great solution.

The “Stockport Iniesta” began the game on the left side of City’s attack, where he cut inside to score a goal on his weaker right foot.

An all-action display saw the England international switch with KDB, Bernardo Silva (£7.4m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.1m), to pop up on both wings and as a false-nine.

Pep was quick to praise the goalscorer’s versatility, and hinted he may be more assured of a place in the team going forward.

Phil Foden is 20-years-old, look at the starts. The amount of games, the assists compared to the bigger stars in football. Can play both sides, in the middle as a false nine. He is so clever in front of goal. That’s why he deserves to play

Pep Guardiola

Speaking after the match, Foden spoke of wanting to add more goals to his game.

“I don’t score a lot of goals with my right, when I do score them it’s always nice. It was a good goal. I always like to be in the area. I want to score more goals and enjoy the moment.”

Phil Foden

FPL players are going to take a lot more convincing before Foden is rotation proof, but if he can nail down a place in the team then City’s young attacking star will become a must-have.

Paying the Penalty

Raheem Sterling became the latest in a long line of penalty takers to miss a spot kick for Man City.

The substitute, who had only been brought on for the last 10 minutes, surprised many when he stepped up instead of their usual penalty taker, KDB.

And their surprise turned to horror when Sterling skied the penalty in injury time, depriving KDB of another assist and surely three bonus points.

Pep explained the change in taker was down to De Bruyne’s effort throughout the game.

“Kevin is the taker but he made an incredible effort – not just the action to press the keeper and create the penalty but for the rest of the actions before. He was struggling in the last 15 minutes because he was exhausted. I like the guys who take the responsibility for the penalty. It was Raz (Sterling) and next time it will be better.”

Pep Guardiola

This will cause further confusion as to just who is going to take penalties for Man City.

Sterling and KDB have both missed spot kicks this season, and Ilkay Gundogan (£5.5m) spurned a key penalty against Spurs last season.

All this points to frontman Sergio Aguero (£10.3m) being given the responsibility when he returns from injury.

Big at the Back

Another clean sheet for City saw two of their defenders picking up bonus points in a solid display.

Ruben Dias (£5.8m) picked up one of them, and his influence on the back line cannot be understated.

Since arriving from Benfica in the summer for a club record of £65million, Dias has slotted seemlessly into the City defence, marshalling them and barking out orders.

City now have the best defensive record in the league, and before the game, Pep singled out Dias for praise.

“When you buy players always you have this quality but you never know what is going to happen. He is a guy that can play every three days. He recovers immediately and his ability is incredible, as is his understanding of the game. He wants to learn and all of us were impressed how he takes care of his body and mind, every day. We were surprised a lot. The day after [a game] – 8.30 in the morning in the gym. He makes his routine, he eats perfectly. He lives 24 hours for his profession. I can assure you that we signed one incredible player for the next five, six, seven years. That is not easy to find.”

Pep Guardiola

The arrival of Dias has also seen the resurgence of John Stones (£5.0m), whose form was keeping Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m) out of the side even before his injury.

And another option appears to have emerged in their defence, in the shape of Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.5m).

Retaining his place at left-back even with Benjamin Mendy (£5.9m) fit again, Zinchenko looked assured at both ends of the pitch, and bagged two bonus points.

Pep explained before the game how he sees Zinchenko in the same mould as Joao Cancelo (£5.8m), as a full-back who can move into central areas to support the midfield.

As Cancelo has shown this season, that style of play can attract huge bonus points, so it could be worth keeping an eye on Zinchenko for the next few games.

Fresh Faces

Graham Potter yet again tore up his previous team sheet and introduced a number of different players to his line-up.

Bernardo (£3.9m) showed a good range of passing from wing-back and Reda Khadra, not yet priced on the game, looked dangerous with his pace.

But a special mention is reserved for Percy Tau (£5.5m), the South African striker recalled from loan at Anderlecht.

The striker, classed as a midfielder on the game, looked dangerous with threatening runs in behind.

Yet again Brighton displayed a lack of cutting edge against City, but there are hopes the pacey South African striker could provide this.

With Neal Maupay (£6.1m) failing to show the form he hit last year, and injuries to Danny Welbeck (£5.5m) and Aaron Connolly (£5.5m), Tau could be due a long run in the side.

His out of position bonus also makes him an exciting proposition for FPL players.

“We’re excited of course. He’s only been with us for a few days but I think you can see his quality. You can see his ability and what he brings. We’re looking forward to getting to know him better and him getting to know us better.”

Graham Potter

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Zinchenko, Stones, Dias, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan; Foden (Sterling 82′), B Silva, Mahrez (Jesus 67′).

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (3-4-2-1): Sanchez; Burn, Dunk, Webster; Bernardo, White, Propper (March 68′), Veltman; Tau (Maupay 68′), Trossard (Khadra 86′); Mac Allister.

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1,812 Comments Post a Comment
  1. FPL Doctor
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Thoughts on BB GW19? This team would be for a -8 and would have 13 DGW players + Son and Bamford

    Martinez Johnstone
    Stones Dias Justin Coufal Pieters
    Salah KDB Son Bruno Soucek
    Bamford Wood Antonio

  2. Sanchit
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Sometimes this game is really a matter of fine margins.
    Sterling penalty goes in, my OR = 180k
    It doesn't go in, my OR = 260k

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Painful.

      KDB takes it as usual and mine probably goes a decent bit higher than it is. Big swing with likely BAPs from it.

      That or any of the other multiple chances he should’ve buried

  3. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Since Spurs are crap and can’t keep a CS, and Sterling is a waste of space taking KDB penalties, my survival in the cup this week now depends on Lacazette and Tierney outscoring Zaha by 9 points.....

    A chance. A slim one, at this rate, but a chance...

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Why is it slim?

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Because with my luck palace will win 1-0 with a Zaha goal, and Lacazette will be benched for no good reason

    2. Boberella
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I'd like to think that's easily doable.
      1-0 to ARS with Laca involvement in the goal would do it.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        I certainly hope so mate! This week has not exactly gone to plan though sadly

        1. Boberella
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Stay positive mate. I had Lloris and KDB (c), so I feel your pain this week especially with that Sterling pen!.

  4. Amans94
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Johnstone (McCarthy)
    Justin Dias Coufal Dallas (Balbuena)
    Salah KDB Bruno Soucek (Son)
    DCL Bamford (Brewster)

    Worth a -8 to do DCL, Brewster, Balbuena to Antonio, Watkins & Targett for a BB if villa end up getting the DGW?

    Thanks

    1. Dohers
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Might not be the maverick move, but I'd honestly just play Son in a 4-5-1, unless you're really set on those players long term. -8 to chase a BB when there will be plenty of doubles to come and perhaps even solid single gameweeks that wouldn't have you playing and 8 point catch up from the outset. Assuming from Balb, Brewster etc that you still have potential to WC into a later BB, I'd be in no rush to use it

      1. Amans94
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers for the reply, tbh that’s not a bad idea at all, Watkins I think could be decent long term for potential future DGW’s and fixtures. Part of me also just wants to use BB to start taking money out of the squad.

        Alternatively I would just do DCL to Antonio and Balbuena to Cancelo for City’s upcoming fixtures

  5. Pilgrim62
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Any chance Fabianski will play?
    Or remove (-4) ?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      May as well wait for presser.

  6. Boberella
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Anyone who was considering TC KDB in 19, have you been put off by how knackered he looked after 70 minutes against BHA?

    1. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      yes

  7. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Heya fellas. Leeds postponement probably scuppers my DGW BB plan (annoyingly will still have 2 playing keepers, and Pieters on the bench though).... could it still be worth a -8 to ditch Mitchell and Davis to play it anyway?

    I’m kinda tempted by Robbo Davis to CityDef Antonio (-4) - though it’d mean benching Bamford... thoughts? Any other moves? 1FT 1.8 ITB

    Martinez / Areola
    Robbo Coufal Dallas (Pieters Mitchell)
    Salah KDB Bruno Son Soucek
    Bamford Watkins (Davis)

    Cheers 🙂

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I wouldn't change the plan just because LEE Vs SOU is off, probably would have been 2pointers anyway.

      Just use BB and get rid of that useless chip.

      But yeah, that bench isn't good enough of BB.

      You can change one of the GK and upgrade Davis. Bench Watkins instead.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Perhaps. Wait, you say use BB and then say don’t? If I were to use it I’d be doing Robbo Mitchell Davis to 11m def combo and Antonio.

        Bench Watkins with a DGW, including against Toon? Hmm

    2. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I don't mind those moves, benching Bamford may hurt though. Might even be a case of saving BB for another day, rolling FT and just going with what you've got?

      In saying that as we are discussing below, a City defender would be handy.

    3. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      FWIW - going with the BB because that is what I had been planning, reeks of some sort of bias.

      The postponement of SOU - LEE has robbed me of 5 DGW players - enough to forego playing my BB.

      I am maximising the team I have by adding WHU and Pool - trying to get a strong GW19 and beyond team out, while keeping some bench cover in case more games get canned.

      Playing BB for the sake of it, makes no sense in my case.

      If I were you, I would not get rid of Robbo, not take the hit. Just take the team as a strong DGW team, no chips and prepare for GW20 and beyond.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Could be right tbf I suppose bro. I just figured Antonio looked a great pick, and preferred City def to Liverpool

        1. Cruyff's Eleven
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          I know, and both are valid, but not with the second best defender in the comp having a DGW.

          That's not a wise decision IMHO.

          Any other way to get Antonio?

          1. Top Lad Dakes.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 5 days ago

            Scrap BB altogether by doing a hit for Areola Davis to Antonio and a 4.4 or less keeper (Sanchez or just fodder and bank the change).

            Would then play Antonio over one of Watkins(also DGW) or Bamford... wy think

            1. Cruyff's Eleven
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              8 months, 5 days ago

              Yes, I like that idea better.

              The hit could pay itself back easily.

              Watkins probably higher ceiling.

              1. Top Lad Dakes.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                8 months, 5 days ago

                Inclined to agree tbh. 2 games to score haha. Sucks benching Bam but I may go for that.

                Will wait for now though in this climate. Thanks brother and GL

    4. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Given your team is close to a full playing bench. Might as well use BB.
      Would son & Davis to Rash & Antonio work?

  8. Cruyff's Eleven
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Son + Bissouma to Mané + Soucek?

    Have Salah.

    Doubling up Pool seems better than doubling up ManU (Rashford) or Ppurs (Son).

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I would in your case yes

      1. Cruyff's Eleven
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Thanks TLD.

        1. Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Ofc. Help above?

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Decent punt

  9. VICTORIOUS SECRET! !
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Best keeper under 4.7 ?

    Suggestions please

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Areola a decent shout. I brought him in as Martinez backup with a spare FT weeks ago with the hope of BB this week, though that’s pretty much been shot to ... ya know (above). Decent keeper in an improving side though

      1. VICTORIOUS SECRET! !
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        How about meslier ?

        1. Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Maybe, but Leeds pretty leaky, moreso recently than Fulham I think?

    2. Boberella
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Slim pickings. Short or Long term?
      Has to be McCarthy if fit, but no double in 19 now.
      Otherwise probably Meslier, but again, no double. Sanchez played well against city last night

  10. FPL Doctor
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Thoughts on BB GW19? This team would be for a -8 and would have 12 DGW players + Son, Dallas and Bamford

    Martinez Johnstone
    Pieters Dias Justin Coufal Dallas
    Salah KDB Son Bruno Soucek
    Bamford Wood Antonio

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I like it tbh, and is very similar to what I could have for a -8, my only differences being Areola over Johnstone, Watkins over Wood and I’ve not decided what defenders I’d get to replace Robbo Mitchell where you have Dias Justin (have 11m)

  11. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Slightly irritated at myself being swayed by advice that Lloris was a miles better pick than DDG this week - only 3 points in the end, but can make a difference that!

    1. Boberella
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Same here, but went with AWB over Dier too, so swings and roundabouts.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Indeed. Saiss over AWB here too

  12. FPL Doctor
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Chances Reece James starts both Chelsea's DGW matches?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Unlikely imo with Azpi there

  13. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Painful viewing that City game today. Absolutely ridiculous amount of scuppered points for KDB(c), Cancelo and Gundogan throughout

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Wasn't it just! Couldn't believe Sterling took that pen, made peace as I thought oh well at least my Cap'n Kev will get another assist, ugh.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Gutting. Personally as soon as Sterling stepped up I thought he’d miss, he’s gash

      2. Boberella
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        This! Was fine with Sterling taking it had he scored. Kev prob would have got in the Baps had he got 2 assists.

  14. Areyouthereyet
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Hello lads. Would you BB this team?

    Martinez Leno
    Mitchell Dias Stones Dallas Coufal
    Saka KDB Fernandes Son Souchek
    Kane Lacazette Bamford

    1) Planning on Lacazette+Saka to Antonio & Grealish (-4)- if villa has triple gw

    2) Only worry is not having Salah. I could do Kane+Saka to Davis+Salah and drop the BB plan.

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Probably not.

  15. FPL Doctor
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Chances of each player starting both games in the DGW

    A) Stones
    B) Justin

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Is Pereira fit?

      60% for Stones imo.

  16. Carlton_Goal
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    If you had triple Leeds (Bamford, Raphinha and Dallas) and a goalkeeper with a double would you still bench boost this week?

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      For sure, Leeds play Brighton, Leeds just go for the kill all game

    2. Men in green tights
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Not sure , I am in same situation almost 80/20 in favour of going for it so can streamline team

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        One reason I’m tempted by BB now is so when I eventually WC I don’t have to worry about having a second playing GK and all that. That what you mean?

        1. Men in green tights
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Yep

    3. Casual Player
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I'd probably do it. Might be difficult to engineer a better situation again this season - even if you do, the same thing could happen with positives and postponements

  17. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Not as if Brighton were pushovers today. Could give Leeds difficulty?

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Leeds actually attack better than City

  18. akhilrajau
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Martinez, Johnstone
    Robortson, Coufal, Dallas, Maguire, Mitchell
    Bruno, Son, Salah, Soucek, Podence
    Adams, Kane, Bamford
    bank: 1.1m, FT: 1
    My initial thought was yo play BB. But now its difficult. so my plan is to play tripple captain.
    please share ur thoughts

    Mitchell,Son, Kane, -> Stones/Cancelo,KDB(c), Antonio (-8) 442

  19. Salah’s Sonnet
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    I really ought to let this go, but KDB not taking that penalty is just beyond belief.

    Can anyone think of literally any reason why he let Sterling (who I’ve always despised) take it? Why just why would he do that?

    Have just found it so annoying, more than it should.

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I feel you. Can only think he was tired, but even still.

      And if that’s the case I was certain Gundo was next in order

      1. Salah’s Sonnet
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Yeah tiredness entered my thinking, but just simply doesn’t make sense as it’s basically a short run up and kick.
        I think of it and just cannot fathom for the life of me why he did that.

        1. Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Yeah it’s bizarre to me bro and so frustrating. Saw people saying to let Sterling get confidence back or some malarkey too

          1. Salah’s Sonnet
            • 10 Years
            8 months, 5 days ago

            It really is. Ahh even if that was the case to get Sterling’s confidence back up, seems a shoddy way of doing it for such a player of his status, Pep should just start him more if that’ the case. KDB needs a check after that imo.
            Ahh, rankings haha

    2. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I'd let it go but you have me riled back up now! I have no idea why tbh.

      1. Salah’s Sonnet
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Ahh sorry man, I did the same until I thought of the penalty again, so infuriating.

        1. waldo666
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Hahaha, no probs. Absolutely infuriating!

  20. FPL Doctor
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Play 1)

    A) Justin (SOU, CHE)
    B) Bamford (BHA)

  21. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Would you bring Antonio in for a hit this week if it meant benching either:
    A) Watkins(dgw, even if one is against City)
    B) Bamford

    1. Men in green tights
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Not for a hit I would play bamford

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Fair. Team is a little further up page, can you think of anything you’d do mate? I could BB if I take a -8 of Davis Robbo Mitchell to Antonio and 2def for 11m (eg Cancelo/Dias and Stones/Justin)

        1. Men in green tights
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Sorry about the delay a bit busy at work , I would change Watkins for Antonio for sure and also keep robbo for this double and the. Look at changing him and Davis out.
          Cheers

    2. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Probably not with the hit involved.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Hmm yea that makes it a bit less appealing, cheers man. As to MIGT, any ideas above?

  22. waldo666
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    So worst thing about my FH (OK maybe not the worst) is seeing TAA back in my team, almost seems silly to remove on a double but he's been ordinary to say the least. (DGWers*)

    1 FT and 0.2 ITB

    McCarthy
    TAA* Coufal* Dallas
    KDB* Bruno* Salah* Son Raphina
    Bamford Adams

    (Nyland Lowton* Mitchell Brewster)

    A) Adams to Antonio
    B) TAA to City Def.
    C) A+B (-4)
    D) Something else

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I’d be very tempted by C bro. Can’t decide what City def if any will start both DGW though

      1. waldo666
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers mate, replied to yours above.

  23. egan
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Rashford or Vardy?

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Vardy. He can actually shoot at net rather than the keeper, and is on pens, better DGW games also imo.

    2. Siva Mohan
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Vardy.

  24. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Martinez
    Kwp dallas cresswell stones
    Bruno salah mahrez barnes
    Kane bamford

    Subs steer saiss dcl asm

    0.1 itb 1ft

    Any suggestions of what to do?
    Sell kane and mahrez for antonio and kdb?
    Or just hope mahrez play either of the game?

    I realise if i sell dcl and mahrez, i wont have enough funds for kdb

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      I’d chance that Antonio KDB moves tbh bro. Help above?

      Can do Davis Robbo Mitchell to Antonio and 11m def combo for -8 to BB

  25. Casual Player
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Is there any confirmation of which AV players have COVID and will be out vs Everton (if it goes ahead) and seriously lacking match fitness for a few games after?

    Trezeguet is confirmed
    I think someone sleuthed Mings?

  26. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Rotation can be very irritating. Eg I’d much rather a City def like Cancelo over Robbo for the DGW - however, Robbo seems much more likely to start both games

  27. Siva Mohan
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    what's Laca ownership in GW18?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Depends on OR but pretty low I believe. Check livefpl

  28. Jinswick
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    So Sterling was a disaster then!
    Best move here?

    A) Dier -> Coufal
    B) Son -> Rashford
    C) Wilson -> Antonio
    D) Something else

    DDG
    CANCELO, TARGETT, Bellerin, Dier
    KDB, STERLING, BRUNO, Son
    WATKINS, Bamford

    Forster, Wilson, Martinelli, Mitchell
    Bank 0.3m, 1FT

  29. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Is abraham or giroud a good pick for dgw?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      No

  30. Siva Mohan
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 5 days ago

    Kane >>Vardy* (-4) .. would you do?