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How Double Gameweek 19 fixture changes have affected my FPL chip and transfer strategies

Like most Fantasy Premier League managers, I am finding it very hard to plan for Double Gameweek 19.

In light of Thursday’s updated fixture list, here is my latest plan for transfers and chip strategies ahead of Saturday’s deadline.

But, you could not have caught me in worse spirits about the way this season is going. Oh, Raz, what have you done to me. 

I know it really shouldn’t matter with everything going on, but Raheem Sterling’s (£11.4m) penalty miss has to go up there with one of my worst ever moments in FPL. 

My Free Hit team was built around him being my key differential, and not content with a spot on the bench until the 82nd minute, Sterling had to go and make things even worse.

Using the brilliant “what if” machine over at LiveFPL.net, I worked out that if Sterling had scored, I would have been catapulted into the top million ahead of my Arsenal contingent facing Crystal Palace.

Even if Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) had shaken off his fatigue and scored, I’d have still gone up a few hundred thousand places. If ever a moment summed up my season, it happened last night.

With the pain of the miss still fresh in my mind, I now have to turn my attention to planning for the upcoming Gameweeks. We have never known anything like it. Double Gameweeks have dropped off the table, with both Leeds and Southampton now only having one game. There go four players that I had in place ready for Double Gameweek 19.

Aston Villa v Everton is off now too. So, there goes Dominic Calvert Lewin (£7.7m). Dean Smith’s men have earned a fixture back though, hosting Newcastle at the back-end of the Gameweek, although we still don’t know which of their plays have been dealing with coronavirus (COVID-19). And let’s not forget that top target Jack Grealish (£7.7m) is on four yellow cards. Another one against Manchester City and he would miss the second Double Gameweek 19 fixture.

Let’s add to that problem. Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) is also one booking away from a ban and faces what is likely to be a fiery encounter against Liverpool to come, before playing Fulham. Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) is off form. Manchester City are proving rock solid in defence but a bit of a lottery in trying to work out how many goals they will score, even against so-called ‘inferior’ opposition. Are they back, or were good performances against Newcastle and Chelsea just the result of playing teams in poor form?

I am finding it very hard this season and I know I’m not the only one. It feels almost impossible to plan for things when so much is in flux. But, we must try. I’m not going to give up hope, but I am looking at this season through the lens of what it is. No matter what rank I end up with, I will know what went on. I am allowing myself this season as a freebie, whatever happens.

I think I want to have a bit of fun at this stage. I want to give my squad a bit of a freshening up once Double Gameweek 19 is out of the way. I am interested in Percy Tau (£5.5m), mostly due to my Brighton bias, but also because he presents an intriguing cheap option as a potentially out-of-position option. 

Let’s face it, with competition such as Neal Maupay (£6.1m) it’s hard to imagine Tau won’t feature – and his most natural position is as an attacking midfielder. I expect to see him cementing a regular spot in the team going forward, given our lack of real goal threat over the last few months.

Barring any drastic news from the West Ham camp, I am going to finally make a move for Michael Antonio (£6.2m). West Ham have the best Double Gameweek schedule of the lot, hosting Burnley and West Bromwich Albion. 

The reason why I am so keen is because the Hammers have sold Sebastien Haller (£, his only direct competition, to Ajax. While I don’t expect a full 180-minute outing in Double Gameweek 19 for Antonio, it looks like he has returned from injury at a good time, and got minutes in the FA Cup. With Sterling’s penalty miss making one of my low points of FPL, Antonio’s four goals against Norwich was certainly my high point. If he can get close to replicating this then I’ll be a happy man again.

Speaking of West Ham, this seems a great time to invest in their defence. I know a lot of people have got Vladimir Coufal (£4.7m) and he seems a great option for the double – but a double up with Aaron Creswell (£5.4m) could be gold. I’d back West Ham for at least one clean sheet and Creswell has already registered 6 assists in the league.  No defender has got more. Historically, defenders are often great picks in Double Gameweeks with the likes of Branislav Ivanovic, Aymeric Laporte and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.2m) all registering huge returns in seasons gone by. It wouldn’t surprise me to see a West Ham defender as the top-scoring player for the Gameweek.

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Another strong consideration for me is to double-up with Manchester City defenders. John Stones (£5.0) has finally come into my reckoning due to the consistency of strong performances from himself and the rest of the backline. 

At this point, I don’t think the extra £0.8m is worth it for fellow centre back Ruben Dias (£5.8m) and I think not only does Stones keep his place, but he matches the Portuguese internationals points from now until the end of the season. 

That said, I am very glad to have moved for João Cancelo (£5.8m). I am completely and utterly convinced that this man is going to hit a double-digit return soon. Could it be this week? Is he actually an outside captaincy option with other big-hitting players flattering to deceive?

One player who I think I will be keeping is Son Heung-min (£9.8m). His 62.5% ownership means that I’m not getting much benefit from his returns, but it feels amiss to be selling him before a run of games that includes Brighton, West Brom and Sheffield United. 

I had earmarked a swap for him to De Bruyne, but with Pep Guardiola citing fatigue as the reason he didn’t take Manchester City’s penalty – combined with the fact that his side are still playing without a recognised striker AND that he only has one goal from open play this season, decimating my team and taking out the number one point scorer in the game just feels a bit of a luxury transfer when there are other moves I could be making to try and climb the rankings.

So, with fixture rescheduling putting any plans I had for a Bench Boost on hold, I am considering which chip I should use if any. With Fernandes on four yellow cards, I don’t feel confident enough captaining him this week – which makes Salah the obvious choice. 

The trouble is, I’m just not sure how the Manchester United game is going to pan out. I think it might be a very cagey affair. While I think Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have the firepower to put a dent in Liverpool’s title charge, a point would suit them. 

Do I really think Liverpool’s incredible home record of 53 wins and 11 draws in the last 64 games will come to an end against United? I’m just not convinced. At this point, I am strongly considering not using a chip at all and saving them for a bit later in the season. There is the guarantee of further Double gameweeks, and maybe a player will emerge as a stronger Triple Captain option on paper then.

Whatever you decide to do this week, good luck! Double Gameweeks are always something to get excited about. My advice is don’t be afraid to chuck a few hits to bring in some more players and make the most of it. 

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4,296 Comments Post a Comment
  1. RogDog_jimmy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 13 days ago

    moving KWP out for someone on a double.

    a) Justin James (SOU, CHE)
    b) R James (ful, lei)
    c) Luke Shaw (liv, ful)

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Justin for me

    2. baggs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A

  2. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Would you do Son Laca > Mane Antonio/Watkins?

    1. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Son too well owned, I'd be hesitant

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Well DGW is the time to be not too defensive? Is Son going to outscore Mane this week?

    2. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Maybe just do the Laca move?
      Save some cash for later.

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Not confident in Mane?

    3. baggs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      No

  3. Original - Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Which one to have for GW19? (Have Son already)

    A) KDB
    B) Kane

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A 2 games

    2. aleksaa2
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A

    3. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      A, easy.

  4. tuturututu
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Would you use BB here? Or bench triple Leeds and Giroud?

      Fabianski, Meslier
      Robbo, Stones, Justin, Coufal, Alioski
      Salah, Bruno, Rashford, Maddison, Soucek
      Firmino, Bamford, Giroud

      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Bench

    • MIDIMAN2010
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Real dilemma this GW.... anyone still without any City coverage like me?

      Cresswell / Coufal / Justin
      Salah / Son / Bruno / Grealish / Soucek
      DCL / Bamford / Vardy

      Anyone contemplating going without any city coverage? I feel with WHAM DGW my defence is covered and getting a City defender is a sideway move.

      Only way through to KDB is get rid of Son.

      1. baggs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Same. I have Dias only. Decided to stick and not rip my team apart

        1. MIDIMAN2010
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yeah tough call. I would ship in Dias or Stones but have 3 DGW defenders already.

    • panda07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Balbuena, DCL & Brewster > Stones, Antonio and Watkins (-8)?

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 13 days ago

        like that.

        1. HellasLEAF
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Will Antonio start both matches?

          1. MIDIMAN2010
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Lots of hesitation around Antonio. He played 85 in the FA cup in Monday. I can see him both starting both games.

            1. HellasLEAF
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Antonio or Soucek

      2. kobewan
          1 month, 13 days ago

          but is Stones nailed walker seems to be 100% now..

          1. ads7680
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 13 days ago

            They play different positions.

      3. MASTER ROSHI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Martinez (Forster)
        Stones Coufal Dier (Holding Ayling)
        Salah KDB Bruno Son (Anguissa)
        Antonio Wilson Bamford

        Just used my FT for DCL > Antonio, not sure about taking a hit now

        A) leave as it is now
        B) Dier > Chilwell -4
        C) Ayling > James -4 (and start over Dier)

      4. The Hunt
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Slightly off topic...that picture of the Arsenal player (don't know who it is), Pickford, Mitrovic & Zaha at the top of the FPL page induced me into a hetrosexual reverie and got me into thinking that if I was offered £1m to "succumb" to one of them then Mitro would be the odds on favourite.

        Perhaps it's something to do with him gently rubbing his hands together or maybe it's his Mediterranean swarthiness or maybe even it's those "come to bed mate" eyes but he'd be my choice towards lifelong wealth and happiness.

        Agree?

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Go to bed.

          By the way it’s Gabriel

          1. The Hunt
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Each to their own! 😉

            Goodnight.

        2. Boxwoods
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Surely one of the top posts this season.

      5. baggs
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I’ve had one red arrow since I played my wc in gw 5 and I’ve only just broken through 1mil !!

        What a slog it’s been and what a sucking fhocker I had for the first few gws

        What’s a realistic goal for the end of the season?

        1. sunzip14
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          below 50K should be (easily?) possible, considering I was around the same rank and now sit at 190K.

          1. baggs
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            It’s harder to rise the longer the season goes on

            1. sunzip14
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Should not be that difficult around those rank. I more than halved my rank from 600K to 250K last week with 95 points. V happy to reach 190K this week without FH or hits. Got your chips intact?

        2. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Climbing 5pts per GW (from top 10K average) from here on means 100pts gain at the end of the season ... it would bring you to around 50K.

        3. baggs
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Fingers crossed then!

      6. HellasLEAF
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        JWP out for Soucek looks pretty logical at this point.

        1. baggs
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Yep

      7. Ragabolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Risers: Foden (6.3)

        Fallers: Vardy (10.1) Semedo (5.3) Bardsley (4.4) Dann (4.3) Ryan (4.2) Jagielka (3.9)

        1. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Thx!

          1. Werkself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            You beat me by 3 letters.

            1. Baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Second place vs me isn't bad. Congrats for it 😉 (I noticed that no-one had replied so made instant decision to try to be fast, I wasn't refreshing my phone all the time.)

              FPL is so competitive in many ways nowadays. Prices up and down was 0-0 for me tonight.

        2. Werkself
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Thanks!

        3. waldo666
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Cheers Ragabolly.

        4. Tsparkes10
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Ty

        5. Lallana
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          My hardest decision this week is if I want to punt on Foden or not. So cheap for his price and probably less riskier than Antonio but more explosive.

          Not sure why people are taking Vardy out.

          1. sunzip14
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            injured?

            1. FPL.team
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Not according to Rodgers

          2. RedLightning - January to M…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            While he was yellow flagged, he needed more net transfers out before his price fell.
            The price drop is because of the net transfers out made before his flag was removed.

        6. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Cheers

        7. sunzip14
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Zaha survives, phew! Otherwise would have to pass Salah off.

        8. mixology
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Cheers Raga. Surprised Vardy fell

          1. osceola31909
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            I am too. I am thinking of bringing him in.

        9. Milkman Bruno
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Erm Vardy fell last night?

        10. deadsquad
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Kane > Werner/Antonio
          Rashford > KDB
          Yes or No? If yes Werner or Antonio?

          1. baggs
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Nah

        11. tinear
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Keep Salah or ship for KdB?

          1. HellasLEAF
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            How can you not keep. No. Both if you can.

          2. Boxwoods
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Wut?

          3. shadeslayer
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            I shipped out Salah for kdb

        12. Lallana
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Thoughts on this? Not fond of losing Kane/Son but their fixtures after this week aren't too great either.

          Kane>Antonio
          Son>De Bruyne
          Bamford>Martial
          Taylor>Stones [-12]

          4 SGW>4 DGW so hit isn't so bad

          1. baggs
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Is that everyone on a double and are you bench boosting? That’s the only way I’d consider a -12
            Spurs play shu remember

            1. Lallana
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              yeah, I think it's best I keep one of Kane/Son in case they haul.

              Their fixtures aren't too good in the next 6 but I think they will score well still.

          2. Tsparkes10
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            I like spurs fixtures tbh. Moves very tempting though. Maybe Son, Taylor to Foden, Stones?

            1. Lallana
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Yeah, I'm thinking something along the lines of that.

          3. Werder Bremner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Hate the -12
            Love the 8 games instead of 4

            (Martial may be too risky though, hammy didn't look great in last game)

            1. Lallana
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Cheers, might keep Bamford against Brighton.

        13. HD7
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          What do you think about how nailed is Stones right now?
          Can we expect him to play in the next matches if hes fit?

          Laporte back soon or Ake rotation?

          1. Would Ed Woodward
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Stones is first choice at the moment even when Laporte is fit but there's always risk of rotation with City.

        14. Tsparkes10
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Thoughts on this?

          McCarthy, Robo, Adams to Martinez, Dias, Antonio/Watkins (-8) to BB...

          Other option for funds is Salah to KDB, Son to Grealish or Vardy to Jesus/Firmino.

          1. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Probably yes on the - 8. Antonio over Watkins

          2. Boxwoods
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Yeah. Do it.

          3. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            I don’t like the selling Robbo part

          4. tm370
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Looks good. I think Robbo is still a good long term hold though but I like Dias and Antonio as picks

          5. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Yea. Thats fine but i would kept Robbo

        15. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          I think I'm going to BB this team. WC25 and FH29. Still have the TC chip

          Thoughts on this?

          Martinez
          Stones Cancelo Coufal Dawson
          KDB Salah Bruno Soucek
          Bamford* Kane*
          (Johnstone Raphinha* Rodrigo* Holding*)

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Yup

          2. sunzip14
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            If WC 25, BB26 could be another option?

            1. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              I would rather concentrate all my funds in the 11. I would have to waste transfers in downgrading bench to get the money or keep them until the end of the season

        16. Wally banter
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Leno to martinez as a part of -8?
          Yaay or naay?

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Yup

          2. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            For the DGW and long term, yes

        17. Avery
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 13 days ago

          DGW who scores more
          A. Son (1 games SHU)
          B. Rashford (2 games LIV + FUL)

          Rash could be deployed thru middle. Martial may have a knock end of last game.

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            B if FH. A if not

          2. Major League Shocker
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 13 days ago

            B, I wouldn't bet on a Bore-inho player with a SGW to outscore a DGWer.

          3. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            B but he is so inconsistent. I can't see Son getting much joy against SHU low block 5ATB

        18. FantasyHero
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Now thinking if I need chelsea attacking players for my FH team. Thoughts?

          Current 5-4-1 draft:
          Fabianski
          Coufal stones cancelo robbo chilly
          Salah sterling(C) Bruno rash
          Antonio

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Nah. Looks good

        19. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Evening everyone. Thx in advance. Cheers

          Would you rather :

          A : Kane to fodder to afford KdB for -4 and not BB
          B: Kane, Perez and Balbuena to Antonio, Grealish and Cancelo for -8 and BB (McCarthy, Adams, Dallas and Raphinha would be my bench also with Bamford in XI)

          If i do B option then i wont have KdB.

          Closer to A option atm

          1. Tsparkes10
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            A. All players on the bench are single game weeks and think adams and McCarthy get 2 points

            1. Niho992
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Cheers mate. My thougts too.

              The worst thing is that idk when to use BB because its going to be hard to navigate without FH

              1. Tsparkes10
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                True, I think I’m gonna Bb now since I was set up for it. What’s your team atm? And thoughts aboveV

                1. Niho992
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Johnstone
                  TAA-Dias-Coufal-Dallas
                  Soucek-Raphinha-Bruno-Salah
                  Kane-Bamford

                  Mcarthy-Adams-Perez-Balbuena.

                  Probably doing Kane and Perez to fodder and KdB for -4

                  1. Tsparkes10
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Hmmm... I’d be tempted by TAA, Perez, Balbuena to Stones, Foden, Maguire and BB ?

                    1. Niho992
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Think Foden will start one game in next two and then i couldnt bring KdB because i would have 3 City.. cheers

        20. Tsparkes10
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Can we make it a rule to reply to the persons post who replies to you 🙂 would make things so much more efficient

          1. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            That would be great ruke

            1. Niho992
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              rule*

        21. tuturututu
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Is bench boosting worth it if I have Meslier, Bamford, Giroud and Alioski on the bench?

            1. Tsparkes10
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Hmmmm... depends if giroud gets minutes. Could see 15 points bewteeen the Leeds players easy enough

            2. Niho992
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Yea. Thats good bench

            3. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Both Giroud and alioski probably won't start so no

              1. tuturututu
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Why you think Alioski will not start?

                  1. Clay Davis
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Cooper and Llorente are back, so could see Ayling will move back to RB and Dallas back to LB.

                    That said, Dallas could move to CM and Alioski keep LB. He's been playing well.

                  2. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Llorente and Cooper are back. Ayling will go RB and Dallas LB. Alioski on the bench

            4. Would Ed Woodward
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Looks like a lot of people taking hits this week.

              1. Tsparkes10
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Oui oui

                1. wulfranian
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Great win vs Newcastle!

                  1. Tsparkes10
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Aye 🙂 ramsdale on my bench worked haha. Much deserved

              2. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Yup, looking like a -8 with BB, no Salah but Kane & Son!

              3. Major League Shocker
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Yeah, makes me not feel so bad about taking a -4 in the BGW. Spares me from needing a hit for the DGW.

            5. cruzex
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              werner or firmino?

              1. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Neither

                1. cruzex
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  why

                  1. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Nether option are convincing imo. I would rather go with a cheap striker and use the funds elsewhere. If I had to pick then Werner if he plays through the middle

              2. Phil's Stamps
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                If not a FH Werner because of the subsequent fixtures.

              3. waldo666
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                That's about the fifth time I've seen Werner mentioned today, I just don't get it?

                1. Phil's Stamps
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Rested, playing through the middle, Ziyech back, almost zero ownership in the higher ranks and good fixtures afterwards. It's a punt for those who are looking to climb but the only cheaper DGW alternatives are a possibly Covid-ridden Watkins or a half-fit Antonio staggering around the pitch.

            6. Niho992
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Think im going to C Salah ahead of KdB. Anyone with me?

              1. Cruyff's Eleven
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Not even getting KDB. He won't play both games.

                1. Niho992
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Wow. Bald statement.

              2. Boxwoods
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Debating it internally. Salah surely due.

              3. Phil's Stamps
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Yeah, Kev looks tired.

                1. tuturututu
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    He always looks like that. I think his ambition is low, he should have scored all 4-5 clear sitters in past few gws. I think something is bugging him..

                2. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Yup. Brought in KDB in 18 (no FH) and will do Son to Salah (c) this GW

                3. waldo666
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  That's about the fifth time I've seen Werner mentioned today, I just don't get it?

                  1. waldo666
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Reply fail.

                4. Sterling Archer
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  looking at fixtures, salah hasnt played for ages, and his double is sunday then thursday, KDB will play 3 times in 7 days....

                  changes captaincy to Salah

              4. Phil's Stamps
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                I know the Werner punt is unpopular on here but apart from that GTG, bench correct?

                Martinez
                Robbo Dias Stones Coufal
                Salah KDB Bruno Grealish Soucek
                Werner

                Forster Bamford AWB Davis
                0 ITB

                1. GREEN JUMPERS
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Looks good. Werner's a good shout for the double I think.

                  1. Phil's Stamps
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Cheers. Bench correct? I hate not playing Bamford but can't see anyone to drop for him.

              5. OptimusBlack
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Would u sell both of Kane & Son to get KDB ?
                Really want one of them this GW and upcoming GWS

                1. Boxwoods
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Nope

                  1. OptimusBlack
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Cheers

                2. Phil's Stamps
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Yes. Safe to go without until GW23.

              6. yanky
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Ugh gents, I'm bloody 0.1m short of Son > KDB! I can do Son > Sterling for free or I can take a 4pt hit for KDB, any of the below worth it?

                a) Son Dias/Cancelo > KDB Stones
                b) Son TAA > KDB Chilwell or any defender not Robbo / Man City
                c) Son James > KDB Justin
                d) Son Fabianski > KDB Areola

                1. Peaky Blinders
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  B

                2. Major League Shocker
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  B, Trent is just not getting it done this year.

              7. baggs
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                49 points using my FH vs. 21 points if I hadn’t

                I’ve returned to a full double squad excluding McCarthy, Kane and son with Watkins on the bench.

                Is that a win?

                1. tm370
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Definitely