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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. baines is god
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    FH and gotta decide between

    A-Mendy Pulisic and Werner

    B-Johnstone Mane and Antonio

    1. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      There he is again!! Not Werner, never Werner.

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Lolol

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

      I like B more. Chelsea has good fixtures but pukisic and werner aren't playing well

    3. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B

      1. baines is god
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Chelsea Xg for Fulham is like 2 and for Leicester it will be like 1.6.
        So that's 3.6 goals over 2 games. Werner is on pens and will likely start both. Very high chance (Over 65%) he ends up getting over 10 points this gameweek even if it goes against people's intuitions based on his poor form

  2. Cruyff's Eleven
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Stones or Foden?

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

      Stones

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

      Stones. More nailed.

    3. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Thanks lads. Much appreciated.

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

    Another One:

    Which option lads for GWK 19 WC Team

    A) Salah, El-Ghazi, Dias, Cresswell, 3.8M Def
    B) Mane, 4.3M Mid, Stones, Coufal, Robertson

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

      I like a better. I assume you'll bench the 3.8 and salah is my captain preference

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

      I like A much more. Especially if you're gonna bench the 3.8.

      Help below?

  4. Rowsdower
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Bottomed

    Currently going to take a hit to get 14 DGWs plus Saka.

    Is is worth a second hit to get El Ghazi for Saka?

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

      No I'd keep Saka personally.

      We don't know what Villa players had/have covid so it's a risk

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

        Thanks! What about like Mount or somebody for Saka? Any doublers under 7 besides West Ham people?

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

          Foden/Gundogan?

    2. rubberdignerapids
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I don’t fancy el ghazi vs city, so effectively you’ll be hoping he does something vs Newcastle and for saka to be quiet. I think Saka looked good today- he could easily score similar points to el ghazi.

      Additionally we are not sure who has had covid yet from villa so I’d say bringing any player from there is a risk (I’m also a villa fan)

      Imo play saka

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

        Thanks!

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

    Very, very tempted to go for Cavani over Antonio...

    Dallas, Son & Kane -> Cancelo, KDB & Cavani

    1. Fantabulous KdB
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      May not play 180 min

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

        Absolutely. Antonio also unlikely to play 180

    2. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Both a bit risky but Cavani moreso I feel.

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

        Desperately trying to differenciate my team. Feel like I have the same players as everyone 🙂

        1. sunzip14
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Similar players to FFS members is a good thing? Only 25K out of 7.8m here. I tried to be too clever looking for differentials every week last year, just to be different and finished at 257k

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

            I'm not referring to people here. Most mini league teams have Kane, Son, Bruno, Salah. I'm rooting against most of my team every week. Whoever I haven't captained 😆

            Cavani isn't exactly a bum either. He's an incredible striker, I think he can be a great differential. 2 goals & an assist off the bench vs. Southampton too so he's capable

        2. waldo666
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Yeah, fair enough. I reckon he's got a goal or two coming if he continues to get the minutes.

    3. Rowsdower
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I think cavani is a great pick. Love this move! Help above?

    4. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Cancelo and KDB could also not start both imo. I’d prefer Dias and Sterling :/. Also not sure on losing son and Kane imo

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

        That's true. With the City players, I reckon they'll pay off in the next few weeks if not in this one. Fixtures are too good to ignore

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

      Great overall rank mate and get Cavani good punt

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

        But just lose one of son & kane

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

        Cheers, it's been going pretty steady.

        Cavani has been one of the best strikers in world football. Very interesting differential. Martial also injured I think

      3. OptimusBlack
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Get Vardy & Cavani

  6. Garam MOSALAH
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    What will you pick for BB ?

    A) Adams Dallas
    B) Antonio Dawson -8

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

      A

    2. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      You could always just not BB.

      1. Garam MOSALAH
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        In my head

      2. aleksaa2
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        This

    3. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      A

    4. Rowsdower
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B for sure. I think there's a good chance West Ham gets two clean sheets.

      Help above?

    5. tm370
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      A

  7. Fantabulous KdB
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Wilson to Antonio worth a hit?

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

      Wilson also has a dgw now, so no.

      Antonio would need 8 points to break even and that's presuming Wilson blanks twice which he may not

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        This. Spot on

      2. Fantabulous KdB
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Agree, but WHU has good fixtures even after DGW and I don't have Soucek/Bowen

    2. rubberdignerapids
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Not for a hit

    3. Trippier Hazard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I think NEW play too deep to help Wilson get enough service. Explosive potential and fixtures in Antonio's favour, but form and mins is obvious limitation. I'm going for it though

  8. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Everyone losing son and Kane... is it mad I’m more tempted to do Salah to Sterling/KDB or Robo to Dias

    1. Garam MOSALAH
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Sterling no no nooo

    2. PogChamp
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Yeah I'm keeping Kane especially as I don't think Son looks great at the moment.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        How does Son not look great? He’s a terrific player

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

          Wasn't worded great but I prefer Kane for now and want one spurs player for SHU.

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Ahh ok, yeah all who you prefer personally, it’s Son for me, s’all good.

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

      Not sure about robbo to Dias because of the cs ceiling with Dias vs robbo’s potential attacking returns

      I suppose everyone is mad about the DGW

    4. Fantabulous KdB
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Keep Salah, he will score. I think having one of Son/Kane is enough for this DGW, not both

    5. Rowsdower
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I'd do robo to cancelo but I think salah is the best captain for the week.

  9. fcsaltyballs
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Martinez
    Robertson Cancelo Coufal Dallas
    Salah KDB Fernandes Soucek
    Vardy Bamford

    Forster Raphinha Brewster Ferguson

    0 FT, 0.6 itb

    1. Dallas >> Stones (-4)
    2. Raphinha >> Gundogan (-4)
    3. Bamford >> Antonio (-4)
    4. Hold

    Thanks guys.

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

      1 for me

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

        Thanks, think I’ll go with that

    2. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      4.

      Think I'd start Raphinha over Dallas

  10. rubberdignerapids
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Triple captain or Bench Boost this team?

    Johnstone*
    Stones*, Coufal*, Robertson*
    Kdb*, Salah*, Soucek*, Bruno*
    Antonio*, Vardy*, Bamford

    Subs: McCarthy, Lookman*, Pieters*, Dallas

    1. Garam MOSALAH
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Easy BB

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      None

    3. Rowsdower
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I'd bench boost! I like it!

      Help above?

  11. PogChamp
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Not sure how I managed 49 with Sterling(c) and no chips played. Having Foden sure helped though. Hopefully get a price rise out him to.

    1. sunzip14
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      He rose already? I got 54 without chips or hits as well. So, very happy!

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

        Oh right nice

  12. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Ziyech or Grealish?

    1. sunzip14
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Ziyech, if you do not have Grealish already. Don't know why but I am having this strange feeling that both Bruno and Grealish will get carded in their first difficult games and miss their second game 🙂

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

        Thats if grealish even plays. Villa could be all out of wack

    2. Fantabulous KdB
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I am tempted by Ziyech, would be good if we know whether Grealish is one of CoVid players or not

  13. Surgical Attack
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    can i get am RMT, its been a while since I posted

    Johnston
    Justin/Stones/Cresswell
    Fernandes/Son/Sterling/Grealish/Soucek
    Bamford/Vardy

    Forster/Adams/Holding/Strujk

    any suggestions to improve?

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

      this is an wildcard team of course

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Why’s the bench so strong? Are you BB19?

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 15 days ago

        You’re 8th attacker I meant

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

          I like the optionality with so much fixtures moving around

    3. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      A WC team with zero liverpool, Grealish on 4 YC’s, Sterling, and Johnstone? I’d sort all that before then adding players around that.

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        This.

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

        Thanks. Liverpool assets seem too pricey to me. Didn't know about the 4 yellows for Grealish. Sterling is risky but I like him as a differential. Not sure which cheap goalkeeper is better for DGW19

  14. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Hey gents, just a little help here if you could please

    Martinez
    Robertson - Dallas - Dias
    Raphinha - Salah - KDB - Bruno - Son
    Bamford - Wilson
    _______________________________
    Forster: Holding: Lindelof: Brewster

    1FT, 0.1 ITB

    How does this sound for a -4?

    Lindelof + Raphinha > Coufal/Stones + Soucek

    Just can’t decide between Coufal and Stones. Think Stones?

    Would give me 9 DGW players. Appreciate any feedback 🙂

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

      -4 sounds good with coufal

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Cheers man, hmm you’re preferring Coufal over stones then?

        Just seen that I can do Raphina to Gundogan for exact money but think I’d wanna go double City defence over attack anyways.

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

      Stones for me

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Cheers matey!

  15. E25
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    *DCL->Antonio pretty much locked in.
    Balbuena -> which city for a -4??
    A) Dias
    B) Stones
    C) Cancelo
    D) don't take hit and play Dallas

    McCarthy
    Robbo Lowton Konsa
    KDB Salah Bruno Grealish Soucek
    Bamford DCL*

    Forster / Dallas Balbuena Brewster

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

      D

    2. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      a

  16. wulfranian
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Martinez or Mendy?

  17. FantasyHero
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Werner or rashford ?

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Rash easy

    2. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Boy oh boy, think I'm gunna have to log off for a bit!

      Rashy.

  18. Bobjonesjnr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    If Rashford isn't attainable, is Pogba a viable option? (Have Bruno)

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Not for me

  19. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Been so keen on a BB but maybe this would be better?? Adams, Lowton to Brewster, Dias (-4)

    Johnstone
    Robo Dias Coufal Justin
    Son Bruno Salah Soucek
    Vardy Bamford
    (McCarthy, Brewster, Dallas, Raphinia)

    1. Garam MOSALAH
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Gtg

    2. Manani
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      is there something wrong with Adams? Or is it more about brining in Dias?

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Yh mate. Don’t fancy adams sgw fixture tbh.

  20. OptimusBlack
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Pick one to Keep for DGW 19.
    A- Kane
    B- Son

    1. Garam MOSALAH
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B

    2. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Son

    3. OptimusBlack
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Cheers

    4. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B

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

        Thxxx

    5. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      B

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

        Cheers

  21. S3
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Thoughts on Cancelo playing both games? Thinking of bringing him in for a hit

    1. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Pep Roulette, I would be worried with Cancelo.

  22. Manani
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    save FH?

    bench: 4.0m keeper, Adams, Dallas, Bamford

  23. baines is god
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    A lot of 'Never Werners on here' who are letting their gut feel/intuition override actual statistical reality.

    Chelsea play Fulham and Leicester, their Expected goal return for both games is 2.0 then 1.8.

    On average they'll score 3.8 goals. Werner is their penalty taker and one of their key attacking players. He'll likely start both games.

    He IS a good selection for this gameweek, it's not a question of opinion, you either understand this or you don't get basic maths/statistics.

    1. Dthinger
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      He’s not the penalty taker with Jorginho on the field, and Kante is banned so it seems like Jorginho will play at least one match

      1. baines is god
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        you sure?

        1. baines is god
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          the scout seems to think otherwise on their set pieces section

          1. Dthinger
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            The set pieces section is just based on who has taken them. Has Werner taken one while Jorg is on the field? I don’t think he mad but I’m not certain.

    2. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Maths and Stats also says he should be one of the top Scorers in the PL .

      1. aleksaa2
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I am honestly shocked this man isn't first in the world.

      2. baines is god
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        it says he was likely to be one of the top scorers, i.e that would've happened at a more common frequency than what has happened i.e him only scoring a few which will happen at a less common frequency.

    3. Phil's Stamps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Completely agree. Rested, likely to be playing through the middle, Ziyech back and very low -or none-existent- ownership among the higher ranks. He is a punt, but IMO Antonio (who every man and his dog seems to be going for on here) is even more of a punt considering his lack of game time in the last few months.

    4. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      What a load of rubbish mate, get your head out of the stats and into the game. The lad hasn't scored since GW 9 and has only got 4 goals all season.

      Admittedly I haven't watched every match of theirs in full but when I have he hasn't looked likely at all.

      There are also plenty of budget options that are easily outscoring him.

      FPL doesn't award points for xG.

      1. baines is god
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        the lack of understanding of basic statistics and probabilities from the sporting community from sports journos to managers to ex players to FFS commenters never ceases to amaze me.

    5. Kloppen Schloppen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Lucky we aren't playing expected FPL then...

  24. Pandastar5
      1 month, 15 days ago

      a) dunne --> coufal
      b) dunne --> coufal, neto --> soucek (-4)
      c) neto --> soucek
      d) none of the above

    • Pandastar5
        1 month, 15 days ago

        a) dunne --> coufal
        b) dunne --> coufal, neto --> soucek (-4)
        c) neto --> soucek
        d) do nothing and save the free transfer

      • Hits Magnet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        DIER + Mitchell --> Chilwell + Coufal (-4) brings me up to 10DGW players .... or somebody other that Chilwell (have Dias, Cancelo, Dallas)

      • Zilla
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Telles to Maguire for -4 looks good yeah?

      • Slurpy
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Sterling to Foden crazy? Surely undroppable now and such good value

        1. Zilla
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          It's an option definitely.

      • Zilla
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Start one:
        A) Bamford (BHA)
        B) Neto (WBA)

      • Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Is this worth -12 by any chance?

        Son, Adams, McCarthy, Balbuena to Ziyech, Antonio, Mendy, Stones.

        Gives me this BB team

        Mendy Johnstone
        Stones Justin Targett Coufal Dallas
        Salah(C) Mane Bruno Ziyech Soucek
        Wood Antonio Bamford

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 15 days ago

          No

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Cheers