Scout Notes

Antonio proving West Ham’s chief FPL threat as Dawson bolsters defensive options

West Ham 1-0 Burnley

  • Goals: Michail Antonio (£6.3m)
  • Assists: Pablo Fornals (£6.1m)
  • Bonus points: Antonio x3, Aaron Cresswell x2 (£5.4m), Fornals x2

YOU’RE SO FINE

Michail Antonio (£6.3m) got West Ham’s part in Double Gameweek 19 off to the best possible start as he scored the only goal of a 1-0 win over Burnley.

The Fantasy Premier League forward was signed by 500,000+ managers in the build-up to the weekend’s action and he made an immediate impact.

The sale of Sebastien Haller (£6.1m) to Ajax had all but implied Antonio was fit and ready to lead the Hammers’ line again and his performance against Burnley certainly suggested that was true.

Not only did the striker find the net nine minutes into his first start since Gameweek 10, but he also lasted 90 minutes for only the third Premier League match in 2020/21.

Provided that can continue, Antonio can go on to become West Ham’s greatest threat for their appealing upcoming schedule, rather than Tomas Soucek (£5.3m) who did not muster an effort on goal on Saturday afternoon.

By contrast, Antonio has registered a shot every 30.2 minutes this season, the best of any Hammers asset ahead of meetings with Crystal Palace (away), Liverpool (home), Aston Villa (away), Fulham (away) and Sheffield United (home) – all after their second Double Gameweek 19 match at home to West Bromwich Albion, of course.

Crucially, as things stand, the direct competition for Antonio’s place amounts to none – until David Moyes can find a new striker.

Ademipo Odubeko was an unused substitute against Burnley but the West Ham manager has been unequivocal in his desire for reinforcements in this area.

“I’d like some pace and someone who can run in behind. Because Micky gives us that just now, and if we don’t have him through injury or have to rest him at any time, we would like that type.” – David Moyes

SCORES ON THE DAWS

West Ham’s defence is also looking ripe for investment ahead of those aforementioned appealing fixtures as they recorded a third successive Premier League clean sheet against Burnley.

That is something the Hammers have not achieved since September 2019, their recent improvements in this area helped by Craig Dawson (£4.5m).

The centre-back is yet to concede a single league goal this season, starting and contributing to a shutout in every match since Gameweek 16 and was also present for a clean sheet in the FA Cup win over Stockport County.

“(Dawson) has played four games and kept four clean sheets. If you’re a centre-half and you come into a team it’s like being a striker and having four games with four goals. He should be really pleased with his performance. He’s had to be patient. We’ve got competition for places like Issa Diop waiting to come in and Aaron Cresswell has played as a third centre-back for us as well. The competition is there. They’re setting the standards now. Sometimes you do have to win 1-0 in these games.” – David Moyes

It would appear that Dawson has nailed down his place in the West Ham back-four now, especially with Issa Diop (£4.3m) an unused substitute against Burnley and Fabian Balbuena (£4.4m) self-isolating.

WHUBHA

Whether or not Dawson can offer Fantasy value of his own rather than boosting his colleagues remains to be seen.

The centre-back was a prolific penalty box presence for Watford during Project Restart but is yet to register an effort on goal for West Ham.

Vladimir Coufal (£4.7m) and Aaron Cresswell (£5.4m) have nine attacking returns between them this season so they look the more likely to get returns at the other end of the pitch.

That said, the latter was spared an own goal only by the offside flag on Saturday afternoon and the pair combined for just one key pass.

And those without West Ham defensive coverage, especially for upcoming meetings with Crystal Palace (Gameweek 20), Fulham (Gameweek 23) and Sheffield United (Gameweek 24) could do worse than selecting Dawson for his attractive price.

BOTTLE OF CLARET

In failing to find the net against West Ham, Burnley recorded a 10th blank of the campaign, solidifying them as clean sheet fodder.

No team has failed to score in that many games this season as they registered their 28th 1-0 defeat in the Premier League, the Clarets’ most common scoreline in the competition.

That is encouraging news for Fantasy managers targetting their upcoming opponents such as Aston Villa, Chelsea and Manchester City between now and Gameweek 22.

West Ham United XI (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Dawson, Coufal; Rice, Soucek; Fornals, Benrahma (Lanzini 68′), Bowen (Yarmolenko 82′); Antonio.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; Pieters, Mee, Tarkowski, Lowton; Brady, Westwood, Brownhill, Gudmundsson (McNeil 46′); Wood (Rodriguez 72′), Barnes (Vydra 63′).

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1,734 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Major League Shocker
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    The required point total for top 10k is up to 1201 points. Seems like it could easily rise another 50 points by the end of this GW, which would put it at 1251 points with half of the 38 GWs gone. Double that, and you're at over 2500 points for the end-of-season total.

    Are we thinking it will really require that many points to be top 10k?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Very possible. Plenty still won't have played 19

    2. Bennerman
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I'm gone I reckon. Too far.

      Saying that, less that halfway through the league season. But think this particular week is going to hit very, very hard and make the gap pretty hard to make up.

      1. All about the galacticos
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Depends where you are, how many chips remaining.
        I reckon top 10k still possible if around 500k mark, above that pretty challenging.
        Problem is a template has been set, and getting difficult to make ground

        1. GoonSquad
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Gonna depend on how TC and BB chips finish out the GW. If this ends up being a top week for either of those chips, chasing will be near impossible to get in 10k.

        2. Dino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          The fact there might be a template set gives people huge scope to catch up by getting on the players teams that will do the best in the second half of the season. Just because dcl and Bamford tore it up first half of the season doesn't mean they will second half and just because martial, Aubaymayang, sterling, mahrez etc have not fired first half that they won't explode in the second half.

          1. John Comeau
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 24 days ago

            And just the opposite might be true, Dino.

    3. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Maybe 2400-2500

      Still have DGWs but a lot of chips are gone

    4. All about the galacticos
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      possible, not everyone will have 11 DGW left, and those on BB also won't have all DGW.

    5. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      1206 here.

    6. COVID-CASUAL
        2 months, 24 days ago

        I reckon it will, not quite 50% of games played and goals have been down recently. Imagine if Salah stops blanking or KdB finally scores all those expected points. There are people in the top 10k with 4 chips left too.

    7. vincentwsho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Which one to bench this week? Currently on Dallas.

      A) Cresswell (cry)
      B) Coufal (cry)
      C) Soucek (cry)
      D) Dallas (new)

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        D

      2. All about the galacticos
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        d

      3. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        A

      4. Peaky Blinders
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 24 days ago

        D

    8. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      John Stones hasn’t scored a goal in his career and now suddenly has bagged in 3 goals in a week...

      You can’t make this garbage up

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Eye test made it obvious.

        1. JayKay1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Hasn't score a league goal since 2015, so a small chance of 1, maybe, but obvious, not a chance?

          And that comes from someone who had a work ML player with TC Stones ;o)

          1. OneDennisBergkamp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            He was banking clean sheets. His price was amazing for a City player. He then scored in the cup. If that wasn’t enough for you to bring him in I’m not sure what else you need him to do.

            1. JayKay1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Got him in GW13... Looked locked in even back then with Dias and offered better value... Just commenting on a sudden uptick on goal output, which is a little more than off the radar ;o)

          2. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Doesn't help when you are injured plenty since then. You'd score for City.

        2. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Admire your sarcasm lol

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            The goal vs United showed him in great positions.

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Though he’s had about 1 shot in the box all season

      2. All about the galacticos
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        He looked in shock when he scored in the cup. and did so tonight twice.
        It wouldn't surprise me if he didn't score again this season

        1. Party time
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          It wouldn’t surprise me if he keeps scoring & keeps looking in shock

      3. Bennerman
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        I can't tell when people are for real or are being dry on this site, with it being 2D and no body language or vocal inflections to direct you towards irony and jokes.

        But surely factually it's really basic that Stones has scored goals before?

        1. OneDennisBergkamp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Some people just don’t understand footballers mate.

          It’s amazing what confidence can do to a player.

          1. GoonSquad
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            That and a player like KdB rocketing in corners better than anyone in the world.

          2. JayKay1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Foresight, the new hindsight ;o)

            Any Insight for GW20?

        2. Party time
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          It wouldn’t surprise me if he keeps scoring & keeps looking in shock

        3. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 24 days ago

          A well-owned footballer scoring a goal that defies the stats always seems to baffle on here.

          Even though it happens every single gameweek.

      4. Cruyff's Eleven
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        People claiming "they could see it coming" aren't backed by the stats. His xGI was not indicative of this haul.

        Classic eye test v stats approach.

        Have your moment in the sun. Well played.

      5. noquarternt
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        No one was expecting a brace from Stones, 2 clean sheets in the double looked pretty likely though, can't complain at people owning him hah.

        Scored in the World Cup didn't he?

    9. vincentwsho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Play 2 out of 4 in the coming week:

      A) Coufal (cry) (playing Cresswell)
      B) Soucek (cry)
      C) Dallas (new)
      D) Saka (sou)

      Currently on A, B

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Give it a few days 🙂

        1. JayKay1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 24 days ago

          This ^

          Have done an early tactical FT for £ reasons (had 2 FT), but time to sit things out now until FA cup games done and dusted...

      2. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        B and C

      3. GoonSquad
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        AD

      4. All about the galacticos
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        a d

    10. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Well wow, what a GW so far!
      Extremely early, and no doubt a lot will change, but early thoughts on these moves for -4?

      Martinez
      Dias - Robertson - Stones
      Soucek - Salah - KDB - Salah - Son
      Bamford - Wilson
      _____________________________
      Forster: Dallas: Holding: Brewster

      1FT, 0.0 ITB

      Can afford exactly Salah + Wilson > Pogba + Kane

      Didn’t realise Utd’s fixtures were that good so Pogba worth a shout?

      Appreciate any thoughts.

      1. JayKay1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        '...Pogba worth a shout?...'

        No

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          I may have needed this reality check lol

      2. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Not sure id trade Salah for Kane when you have Son. Fine margins though.

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          I know yeah, I’ve just rocked with Son for a long while now without Kane, but beginning to think I better get Kane sooner than later, his fixtures are mixed for the next 6GW’s I guess.

      3. sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Who is that second Salah?

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Doh! Didn’t realise there, one Salah is meant to be Bruno.

          #tired

          1. Dirty Harry
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            The fact you've tinkered with Pogba means you need to go to bed haha

            1. UNDERWORLD7
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Ever so true haha! On that note, I’m off. Cheers. Night guys

              1. Party time
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Well done buddy.

                Don’t think you should sell Salah

              2. JayKay1
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Night ;o)

      4. COVID-CASUAL
          2 months, 24 days ago

          I actually like the Kane part least... don't reckon its worth moving on Salah for him, especially when you already have Son.

          But Pogba could be a great differential.

      5. IRBOX ⚽
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        55 with 15 to play... feels good.

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          67 with 11 to play, really does feel good doesn’t it, what a GW so far!

        2. OneDennisBergkamp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Nice!
          75 with 12 to play

        3. HMC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          80(-12) with 14 to play

        4. sunzip14
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          72 with 13 to play. Nice score but Salah captain blank making it a bit sour

        5. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          All 15 playing is the hard part.

        6. mojoindojo
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          88 with 12 to play here

        7. Bojam
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          82 with 15 left to play

        8. Dino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          76 with 16 to play

        9. tuturututu
            2 months, 24 days ago

            77, 12 to play

        10. sunzip14
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Good Morning DZ. Waking up to see my last minute transfer Dier>Stones (-4) pay up beautifully is indeed beautiful 🙂

          1. Dirty Harry
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Nice one. I ended up doing Charlie Taylor > Stones for -4 then also played Stones then over Dallas. Did not expect to see what we all just saw. Unfortunately (or luckily for me) Stones is owned by 55% of the ML I'm in so I kind of just made minimal ground.

            Would have been terrible if I kept Dallas and didn't take the hit but!

        11. Huddersfield
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          KDB Pen saved by Emi Martinez.

          1. COVID-CASUAL
              2 months, 24 days ago

              What version of FIFA you playing mate?

          2. Joggers Nipple
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Excuse a post about future gameweeks with loads of action still to go. Procrastinating at work

            Martinez
            Dias Cancelo Coufal
            Soucek Salah Son Bruno KDB
            Antonio Bamford
            Forster Holgate Mitchell Brewster 2fts 1.3m ITB

            All I can see is Holgate out? Im about 0.2 off Antonio back to DCL (just a reserve move for when Antonio breaks down, could be exact cash if get a fall and a rise)
            Holgate replacements?
            Any other moves/ thoughts?
            Thanks for any input (would hold if didnt have 2fts)

            1. JayKay1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Only thing I can offer is Forster to 2nd playing GK...

              Covid / injuires playing havoc this season, had Martinez / McCathy since WC in GW3, not regretted the few extra £ since for a rotation option and a playing keeper come what may... Plenty of BB players with Johnson as 2nd keeper this week...

              1. JayKay1
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Half decent bench options are gold this season, every little helps ;o)

              2. Joggers Nipple
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Cheers, will look at that

                1. JayKay1
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 24 days ago

                  Bit off tape or vasoline helps by the way, but suspect you know that ;o)

          3. Tsparkes10
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            How many hits did you take? What were they and how have they done so far? -12 for me and currently 31 upside with 5 more fixtures left. Loving it

            1. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Son to Salah for -4pts

              As expected, net loss.

            2. Cruyff's Eleven
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              -8 immediately paid off by Adams to Antonio.

              Rest is the same as everyone else. BB Leeds, Vardy fail, Cancelo pepped, Salah gone missing.....

            3. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              14 + Taylor > 21,9,1,7 (-12) 4 games left.

              1. Tsparkes10
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Lovely TM, similar moves I’m guessing 🙂 don’t regret bb now atleast

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 24 days ago

                  BB only got Coufal on there.

            4. sunzip14
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Zaha+Dier+Kane> Salah(C)+Stones+Antonio (-8). Hoping for Salah to step up n the second game.

              1. Tsparkes10
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Already big upside 🙂 well done

            5. JayKay1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 24 days ago

              None, held FT... Played FH last week (did OK, not great), already used 1 FT this week for tactical / £ reasons... 59, with 11 to go (Salah C)...

              I play the numbers, sensible punts, but nothing crazy... Inside top 100K (just), top of my work ML (also just), a bit drunk (totally!)... ;o)

              1. Tsparkes10
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Hahahaha nice one 🙂 keep it up mate

            6. Bojam
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              None. Saved my FT. 82 with 15 left to play. Second WC and FH still ITB. Happy days 🙂

              1. Bojam
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 24 days ago

                Rank climb from 140K at start of GW to ~50K now.

            7. tuturututu
                2 months, 24 days ago

                -8, Got Stones, Fabianski and Rashford over Dier, Button and Son..

              • COVID-CASUAL
                  2 months, 24 days ago

                  Considered taking one but continued my perfect record of no hits all season.

                • lugs
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 24 days ago

                  -8
                  Dallas, Holding, ESR, out
                  Coufal, Dawson, Benrahama in

                  the hit is already paid for just depends on what the Arsenal duo do tomorrow to gauge profit/loss

                • Gleys11
                    2 months, 24 days ago

                    Took a minus 4. DCL - Antonio (9)
                    Forster - Ederson (6)
                    So paid off with both still to play again.

                    1. Gleys11
                        2 months, 24 days ago

                        The Mrs did DCL to Antonio (9) and Kilman to Cresswell (8)
                        On 91 (-4) - Week rank of 6632

                    2. De Gea is GOAT
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 24 days ago

                      Decent moves mate. Kicking myself for going Cancelo over Dias but hoping for mid week haul. Did Robbo, Grealish & DCL to Cancelo, KDB, Antonio -12

                  • tuturututu
                      2 months, 24 days ago

                      Getting Stones for Dier for a hit turned out great!

                    • Jinswick
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 24 days ago

                      Cancelo over Stones = ouch!

                      1. Party time
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 24 days ago

                        😆

                      2. TorresMagic™
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • Has Moderation Rights
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 24 days ago

                        Couch?

                      3. dark91
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 24 days ago

                        Join the optimism group and let's hope Cancelo makes up for it against Villa

                      4. COVID-CASUAL
                          2 months, 24 days ago

                          I think at some point Cancelo has to convert his attacking potential, you'll be ok.

                          The mistake is if you went Dias over Stones in the last 3-4GWs IMO. Earlier you could argue Stones was a selection risk, but more recently Dias is 0.8 more for the same output (even before Stones goals).

                      5. Jinswick
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 24 days ago

                        Good to save here assuming no injuries/bans?

                        DDG
                        Cancelo, Bellerin, Coufal
                        KDB, Sterling, Bruno, Son
                        Bamford, Wilson, Watkins

                        Forster, Martinelli, Targett, Mitchell
                        Bank 0.6m, 1FT

                        1. Bojam
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 24 days ago

                          Solid save for me. Bank the transfer and give yourself more options the week after.

                      6. the dom 1
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 24 days ago

                        Any Vardy updates as yet?

                        Thinking once the DGW is over I might do the following;

                        Vardy & DCL > Kane & Antonio for free?

                        Thoughts & comments welcomed.

                        1. COVID-CASUAL
                            2 months, 24 days ago

                            If one or both of Vardy/DCL still injured, then it's a no brainer IMO

                            1. the dom 1
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              2 months, 24 days ago

                              DCL will have to go i feel so Antonio for the next 2 GW's could be the GO?

                              1. COVID-CASUAL
                                  2 months, 24 days ago

                                  Yep. I guess watch Antonio fitness too.

                                  I'm keen to bring DCL back in once he's 100%, but hard to hold a player of his value if he's not playing.

                                  1. the dom 1
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 6 Years
                                    2 months, 24 days ago

                                    yes - thats my dilemma as i do have a bit of $$$ invested in him but its not about TV its about winning right lol 🙂

                            2. Alonso The Great Midfielder
                              • 9 Years
                              2 months, 24 days ago

                              yeah im thinking kane is the obvious striker to have although a bit pricey

                          • Pukki Blinders
                            • 1 Year
                            2 months, 24 days ago

                            When’s it time to say enough’s enough with Chris Wood?

                            1. COVID-CASUAL
                                2 months, 24 days ago

                                Weeks ago

                                1. JayKay1
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 1 Year
                                  2 months, 24 days ago

                                  It costs £5 for wood in my world ;o)

                              • Joggers Nipple
                                • 11 Years
                                2 months, 24 days ago

                                A while back

                            2. smix
                              • 5 Years
                              2 months, 24 days ago

                              Martinez, Grealish, Watkins all expected time play next game ?

                              1. smix
                                • 5 Years
                                2 months, 24 days ago

                                *expected to

                              2. the dom 1
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                2 months, 24 days ago

                                I feel that they would all feature, whys that?

                            3. bigbudgie
                              • 6 Years
                              2 months, 24 days ago

                              Son/Kane owners (I own both but on free hit this week)
                              Fixtures over the next 6 weeks: LIV bri CHE WBA mci whu
                              A) Keep both
                              B) Son > Rashford for SHU (own fernandes and martial)
                              C) Both out for Sterling/Antonio (-4)

                              1. Bojam
                                • 3 Years
                                2 months, 24 days ago

                                Keep both. Consistent returns, both capable of hauling and relatively cheap (I got Son at 8.9m and Kane at 10.6m). Also they assist each other a lot. Value wise they are considerably better than either KDB or Salah. I can afford to keep both, plus Bruno and either KDB or Salah. And have a good, balanced squad with three playing subs. I won't be losing either of them unless form tails off badly.

                              2. Footieboot
                                  2 months, 24 days ago

                                  If I had to get rid of one it would be Son but I think I would hold both.

                                • Flair
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  2 months, 24 days ago

                                  May go Kane -> Vardy in GW21 for the Leeds fixture. Or get Ings in GW23 if they get a double of Newcastle and Leeds. Considering Son to Rashford but the latter simply hasn't shown enough for me to justify removing a player like Son for.

                              3. JayKay1
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                2 months, 24 days ago

                                Been a mad week (for many reasons), and plenty still to go!

                                Good luck all, stay safe everyone...

                              4. smix
                                • 5 Years
                                2 months, 24 days ago

                                Good to save ?

                                Martinez
                                Dias, Cresswell, Chilwel, Dallas
                                KDB, Bruno, Salah, Barnes
                                Bamford, Antonio

                                Martin, Neto, Lowton, Adams
                                0.3 ITB, 1 FT

                              5. COVID-CASUAL
                                  2 months, 24 days ago

                                  Pretty impressed Bamford made another 0.1

                                  I thought I was buying high and probably too late when I got him at 6.1, and he's doubled his price rises since. Must stop soon, surely.

                                • Differential (c)
                                  • 5 Years
                                  2 months, 24 days ago

                                  First round of DGW been great. 76(-8) and on BB, hopefully a triple digit haul is in the cards.
                                  Cresswell captain outscoring Bruno, Mo and KdB is just lovely to watch, hoping for him to keep up in the second half.

                                  1. Alisson WondHaaland
                                    • 5 Years
                                    2 months, 24 days ago

                                    You mustve had a mega scare when he scored that own goal haha

                                    1. Differential (c)
                                      • 5 Years
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      I almost died then and there. My soul left my body.

                                • La Roja
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 9 Years
                                  2 months, 24 days ago

                                  Lad in my league with Stones TC.

                                  Why do I bother?

                                  https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/4584343/event/19

                                  1. tokara
                                    • 6 Years
                                    2 months, 24 days ago

                                    Legend

                                  2. Flair
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    2 months, 24 days ago

                                    Because anyone with Stones TC shouldn't be a threat to you.

                                    1. La Roja
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 9 Years
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      lol

                                      Good point

                                • Alonso The Great Midfielder
                                  • 9 Years
                                  2 months, 24 days ago

                                  Which one of this is more priority to have in team
                                  Kane(double up with Son) or KDB

                                  1. Alisson WondHaaland
                                    • 5 Years
                                    2 months, 24 days ago

                                    KDB Kane Son in that order imo

                                    1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
                                      • 9 Years
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      nah tq for idea then would keep kdb surely

                                  2. Footieboot
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      Only way to get away with not owning KDB in the next few gws imo is doubling the defence and getting Gundo hoping that he keeps it up.

                                      1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
                                        • 9 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        yeah im actually thinking this way

                                    • nisag17
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 11 Years
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      Kane over KDB for sure. Kane is and probably will remain the highest fpl scorer this season. KDB shooting is just below average. I am sure he can do better but he has had plenty of chances and I don't think that is going to change too much. Plus if both Jesus and Aguero are fit he might play less advanced anyway. Next few fixtures are better for city though, but I personally wouldn't back KDB. City still aren't quite free flowing. 3 out of 4 goals against crystal palace were from dead ball situations. Not that spurs are free flowing as well, but if they do score Kane is very likely to be involved.

                                  3. Footieboot
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      I am pretty surprised looking at the elite manager ownership stats. So few own Kane (less than 20%). Find that really surprising. To me he feels like a season keeper and it will be close call between him and Bruno for the best value premium (>10m) asset

                                      1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
                                        • 9 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        yes im thinking kane the most consistent striker this season but hi price may limited to other option

                                      2. TOLV TUMS
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 6 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        Wow, that's pretty interesting - I'm surprised it's that low as well. He's been excellent value for money and consistent to boot.

                                    • Zilla
                                      • 3 Years
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      lmao had dias and stones last week, you can't write it

                                      1. TOLV TUMS
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 6 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        gah, unlucky - the way it goes though. I have KDB TC and Stones and they're on the same score lol

                                    • TOLV TUMS
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 6 Years
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      If you start thinking about shipping Salah, it sure opens up a world of options. Anyone considering?

                                      1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
                                        • 9 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        maybe time to play 5-defence at the back and get son and kane going foward

                                      2. Chandler Bing
                                        • 4 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        Done the same 2 weeks ago. Couldn't have gone better. However, I do admit that I see myself bringing Salah back in sometime soon.

                                    • Chandler Bing
                                      • 4 Years
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      Has Everton defense improved with Digne's arrival? Looking at bringing Vardy in until WC 24. He has eve LEE ful wol till then.

                                      1. Yankee Toffee
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 6 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        Def is looking good now, the problem is the pivot with Allan and Duocuore out. That said, we usually don't concede more than 1 goal and lately have been getting some CSs...finally.

                                    • St. Stephen XI
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 1 Year
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      If Emile Smith Rowe starts tomorrow, is it time to consider him nailed? I don't follow the Gunners closely and would love to hear from a wiser head than mine with respect to the young man's potential to continue to get meaningful minutes.

                                      1. Chandler Bing
                                        • 4 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        He is nailed

                                      2. Yankee Toffee
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 6 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        Prob yes

                                      3. Alonso The Great Midfielder
                                        • 9 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        he is great bench fodder too

                                    • Yankee Toffee
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 6 Years
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      Next week play:

                                      A Mitchell (WHU)
                                      B. Justin (eve)

                                      Cheers

                                      1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
                                        • 9 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        justin

                                        1. Yankee Toffee
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 6 Years
                                          2 months, 24 days ago

                                          Thanks

                                    • Alisson WondHaaland
                                      • 5 Years
                                      2 months, 24 days ago

                                      Thoughts on a 433?

                                      Can have a pretty premium defence, the big 3 in midfield, Kane up top along with 2 of Bamford, Watkins, Antonio. Mitchell, ESR and a 4.5 fodder to complete the team.

                                      My team value isnt even that high and I can afford that, it looks very tasty

                                      1. Yankee Toffee
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 6 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        343 or 352 historically yields the most points, but you should play the game however you want!

                                      2. HMC
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 10 Years
                                        2 months, 24 days ago

                                        i've moved to 442 with the occasional 451/433 based on fixtures
                                        will reassess on gw25 wildcard

                                        Martinez Areola
                                        Robbo Dias Stones Coufal Dallas
                                        Salah Kdb Bruno Grealish Soucek
                                        Bamford Rodrigo Antonio

                                        1. Alisson WondHaaland
                                          • 5 Years
                                          2 months, 24 days ago

                                          Interesting. I like how 4ATB enables a much better bench in your case

                                        2. Tambling5
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          2 months, 24 days ago

                                          Should be clearer by then if a) António staying fit, b) Salah just having a blip, c) Villa going to use their games in hand d) is Barnes outsxoring Soucek, e) can one really do without either Son or Kane.

                                          1. HMC
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 10 Years
                                            2 months, 24 days ago

                                            fair
                                            re Salah, its a combination of poor form for him and the team
                                            with fab and hendo in defence theres far less pressing from the midfield and not the regular service. It's a blip just depends how it continues

                                            1. Tambling5
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 2 Years
                                              2 months, 24 days ago

                                              The wildcard will be our biggest remaining decision of the season, as we won't have any left after that! At least a bit of time to plan it - good luck!