Scout Notes

Kane and Son both deliver returns in new formation as Spurs breeze past Sheffield United

Sheffield United 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur

  • Goals: Harry Kane (£11.1m)| Tanguy Ndombele (£5.9m)| Serge Aurier (£5.2m)| David McGoldrick (£5.2m)
  • Assists: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (£4.9m)| Son Heung-min (£9.7m)| Steven Bergwijn (£7.0m)| John Fleck (£5.6m)
  • Bonus: Kane x3, Ndombele x2, McGoldrick & Fleck x1

The Harry Kane (£11.1m) and Son Heungmin (£9.7m) double-up was on show again at Bramall Lane as Jose Mourinho lined his Tottenham Hotspur side up in a 3-4-3 formation.

Kane and Son, who had been sold en masse for players with two fixtures in Double Gameweek 19, profited from having less defensive responsibility and attacked from the outset in Spurs’ 3-1 win over Sheffield United.

All eyes will now be on Jose Mourinho to see if he sticks with his new system after such an impressive performance.

It’s a Magic Number

Spurs fans bemoaning Mourinho’s change in formation were left eating their words at half-time.

Fears their new system, featuring three centre-backs, was too defensive were soon put to rest when Spurs took the lead through a Serge Aurier (£5.2m) goal in the fifth minute.

With Son hitting the post and Steven Bergwijn (£7.0m) forcing a good save from Aaron Ramsdale (£4.6m), Spurs could have been out of sight within the first 10 minutes.

Jose, who had previously bemoaned his side’s lacking of attacking intent to finish off games, had clearly told his side to go on the attack.

And his new system appears to have pushed Spurs’ more offensive players further up the pitch.

As their chances created show, all but one were created in the opposition’s half, and three in their box.

Discussing his tactical tinkering, Jose revealed the change in formation was to combat the Blades’ wing-back system.

“(Sheffield United) create you a lot of problems because they have a good variety of solutions. From the sides, from the middle, two strikers, overlapping on the sides. We think we have to be dominant to win the game.”

Jose Mourinho

If Jose does decide to stick with the 3-4-3 going forward, then a number of their attacking assets, including the wide players have the potential to deliver big returns.

Wing-backs

The chief beneficiaries of Jose’s switch in formation were Serge Aurier (£5.2m) and Sergio Reguilon (£5.7m).

The two wing-backs, known more for their attacking skills rather than their defending, were given further licence to join in with Spurs’ attacks than they were in the previous 4-3-3 deployed by Mourinho.

The results saw the pair get into numerous dangerous positions, with Reguilon often the furthest forward player for Spurs.

As heat maps for the players show, Aurier spent most of the game in the opposition half.

(Aurier left, Reguilon right)

He also headed in the first goal from a Son corner, making it a successful day for the pair.

With Liverpool (home), Chelsea (home) and Manchester City (away) in Spurs’ next six games, few FPL managers will be tempted to bring in either of the flying wing-backs.

But with games against Brighton (away) and at West Brom (home) coming up with along with a potential Double Gameweek, Aurier and Reguilon look an intriguing prospect.

If Reguilon can add to the three assists he has produced this season, and Aurier add to his two goals, the Spurs pair look set to massively increase their attacking returns.

Forgotten Man

Tanguy Ndombele (£5.9m) was the forgotten man at Spurs last season, after they broke their transfer record to bring him in for around £55million.

But after taking over from Mauricio Pochettino, Mourinho criticised the midfielder’s lack of fitness, even hauling him off at half time in Spurs win over Southampton.

However this season, Ndombele has regained his place in the side, starting their last six games.

With added protection in behind, Ndombele was allowed to venture further forward, and scored a delightful lob in the second half.

The midfielder is clearly back in Jose’s good books, with the “Special One” describing his performance as “magnificent”.

I coach for so many years, had so many players and I have enough experience to say and to feel when a player is not playing very well, it’s his responsibility. and when a player turns things around and brings his performance to a very high level, it’s also his responsibility. It’s a great example with me that the door is is always open.

Jose Mourinho

He added:

When a player is not playing he has to try to understand why and he has to try to understand how he can walk through the door. He understood. The goal is amazing, but I don’t care about the goal, I care about the performance and the performance was magnificent and I’m really pleased he’s come to this level. He’s playing very, very well.

Jose Mourinho

It will be interesting to see if Ndombele can retain his place in the first teams, with fierce competition from Moussa Sissoko (£4.8m) and Harry Winks (£5.2m).

As seen on Sunday, the Frenchman possesses qualities in the final third the other do not.

Role Reversal

FPL managers selling Son and Kane were left questioning their judgement again as the pair both picked up attacking returns.

Kane added a goal and a maximum Bonus Points haul to his tally, making him the joint highest points scorer in FPL, level with his teammate Son.

And Son will have been disappointed to have only come away with five points from the game, having seen his close range effort hit the post.

As well as the wing-backs, the three at the back system appears to be getting the best out of Harry Kane.

Only Golden Boot rival Jamie Vardy (£10.1m) has had more attempts on goal in Double Gameweek 19, with the frontman getting a chance on goal every 15 minutes.

With the added protection of three centre-backs, Son found himself working the channels more than in previous Gameweeks, rather than cutting in from the left or running in behind Kane.

With more players pushing forward and Spurs appearing to be more patient in their build-up play, there were a lot less balls in behind for Son to run on to.

This turned Son into more of a provider, putting in a high number of crosses and creating a big chance.

Having spent most of the season providing Son with assist, it may now be Kane’s turn to be on the end of chances at Spurs, should Jose persist with a back three.

With Spurs likely to face their own Double Gameweek soon, players who kept faith with the dynamic duo are surely holding on to their assets for the foreseeable future.

False Dawn

Sheffield United went into the game full of confidence after recording their first win of the season against Newcastle.

But any hope of the Blades mounting a second win in a row was quickly extinguished, after Spurs opened the scoring in the first five minutes.

So abject was Sheffield United’s first half performance, that pundit Roy Keane claimed they could go down as the Premier League’s worst ever side.

Things did improve for them, with David McGoldrick (£5.2m) scoring yet another goal against a top six side, before Ndombele wrapped up the game for Spurs.

Mourinho’s decision to switch to a back three completely stopped the Blades in wide areas, with Jaden Bogle (£4.3m) and Enda Stevens (£5.0m) spending the majority of the game defending.

(Bogle left, Stevens right)

In defence, problems that have plagued Chris Wilder’s team all season reared their heads.

After Aurier’s headed goal, the Blades have now conceded the second most headed chances in the league.

And after Harry Kane’s goal from outside the box, Sheff United have conceded the third highest amount of shots outside the box.

This season is worlds apart from the solid defensive unit they were last season, as they made Bramall Lane their fortress.

The Blades have now conceded 15 Premier League goals at home this season, the same amount they conceded throughout the whole of last season.

Fans pointing to the return of loanee Dean Henderson (£5.2m) to Manchester United as the catalyst of their downfall may also have a point.

Aaron Ramsdale (£4.6m) has kept just six clean sheets in 56 Premier League appearances for Bournemouth and Sheffield United combined (10.7%) – the worst ratio of any goalkeeper to play at least 50 Premier League games.

Speaking after the game, Wilder was not impressed with what he saw:

There’s stuff we keep talking about right the way through the season. About key moments, lack of quality, and that’s happened this afternoon. We gave possession away, good possession. As I’ve said a set piece is preventable, even though it’s a good ball in it’s a free header. And the second and third goals, we give away the ball in the middle of the park.

Chris Wilder

Tottenham XI (3-4-3) Lloris; Dier, Rodon, Davies; Aurier, Hojbjerg, Ndombele, Reguilon (Sanchez 94); Son (Vinicius 92), Bergwijn (Lucas 87), Kane

Sheffield United XI (3-5-2) Ramsdale; Ampadu, Egan, Basham (Sharp 74); Bogle, Fleck, Norwood (Bryan 67), Lundstram, Stevens; McGoldrick, Burke (Brewster 71)

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938 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Wasted 5FTs on Salah IN and OUT this year, no double digit scores yet...

    1. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      There’s the lesson.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        yeah, avoid him forever

        1. No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Ha

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Okey dokey rarely pays off imo even though I might do it for the pool v Brighton game

    3. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      He is turning into one of those stocks which you can never predict right...

      1. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        For me, salah is perfect for the optimal Liverpool system. When the system fires, he is electric. But he’s not a genuine world class player who can drag them team along. Just a sticky patch for pool. They’ll come good and therefore he will come good.

    4. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Short termism is a killer in ff. I had the choice of Taylor to holding or stones 2 weeks ago. Went holding and was kicking myself after holding haul and stones conceding last second to Chelsea, would have happily gone back and changed that decision at the time.

    5. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Your aversion to him seems justified

    6. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Wasted 3.5 armbands on him!

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

        He will come good

  2. CRO KLOPP
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Need too put 2 players on the bench next gmwk

    A) Mitchell (WHU)
    B) Adams (ARS)
    C) Castagne (eve)
    D) Soucek (cpl)

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Play soucek and Adams I always go for attack if in doubt

    2. Sterling Malory
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Mitchell for sure, then probably Soucek.

    3. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      AD

    4. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      A for sure then its tougher

    5. Make Arrows Green Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Ooh tough.

      Think West Ham will score so A

      Then probably B or D. Not C imo.

    6. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Cheers all

    7. Holding Mee Bong
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      I’m playing Mitchell and benching Justin/Saka

    8. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      A
      C

    9. what\'s my name
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      AB

  3. Sterling Malory
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Ahh feeling lost after a bad start to this GW, doubled my rank to approx 80k. Not sure which direction to take this team, wait and see I guess.

    Martinez
    Chilwell Cresswell Dallas
    Salah KDB Son Rashford Soucek
    Vardy Bamford
    PeacockFarrell Adams KWP Mitchell

    Need City defence and Kane/Bruno.

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      V good team. Mitb ft ?

      1. Sterling Malory
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        1FT, 0mitb

  4. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Benching headache too...

    Pick one please

    A Smith Rowe (south)
    B soucek ( palace)
    C cresswell (palace)

    I'm tempted b

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      But leaving cresswell on bench feels wrong ...

    2. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      I’d go A

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Thanks a lot

    3. 2OLEgend
        1 month, 10 days ago

        A

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Cheers

      • CRO KLOPP
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        A imo,but close between him and Soucek

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Thanks cro

      • D ✅
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        a

      • Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Thanks all, smith Rowe very popular !

      • Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        A

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Thanks

      • what\'s my name
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        A

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Thanks

    4. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Start 1

      A) Soucek(cpl)
      B) Coufal(cpl)
      C) Lookman(bha)

      1. 2OLEgend
          1 month, 10 days ago

          B

        • Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Though !! A or c to narrow it down.

        • D ✅
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          C

        • El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 10 days ago

          A

        • Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          B

        • what\'s my name
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          B

        • tomasjj
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          A

        • No Salah
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          B

      2. Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Start Coufal (A vs CRY) or Raphinha (A vs NEW)

        Plan to roll FT.

        1FT 0.4itb
        Martinez
        Stones Cancelo Coufal Cresswell
        Salah Bruno KDB Soucek
        Bamford Vardy
        (Johnstone Raphinha Rodrigo Holding)

        1. BeWater
            1 month, 10 days ago

            If Zaha and Benteke look like they will play I'd start Raphinha. I've got a similar choice next gameweek.

          • Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Coufal

          • John Nerdelbaum
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Raphinha surely

          • Tonyawesome69 WC,FH,TC left
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Tough one - I'll wait for team news closer to the deadline

        2. Milkman Bruno
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Save ft for next gw if no injury concerns after this one?

            Martinez
            Cancelo, Dias, Cresswell
            Sterling, Bruno, Son, Soucek
            Kane, Vardy, Bamford

            Forster, Mitchell, Amartey, James 4.3

            1ft 0itb

            1. aleksaa2
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Save

          • I Member
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Maddison or Barnes?

            1. poulteren
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              have a look at their stats on here. Best way

            2. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              I Member = Check Member stats 😀

            3. Feed tha Sheep
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Madd

            4. BeWater
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Maddison by miles for me.

              • hullcityfan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Barnes - basically playing up front in a two with Vardy last couple of games

              • No Professionals
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Maddison. Barnes is a dud.

              • GuenDoozy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Madd

              • JohnBlack
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Barnes

              • what\'s my name
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Barny

              • tomasjj
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Barnes, more upside.

            5. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Imagine this City side with Haaland. Jesus not up to scratch recently.

              1. BeWater
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  This is a terrifying prospect for the rest of the league. Haaland's ownership would be crazy if he ever did come.

                  1. No Professionals
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    see Werner and Havertz.

                    1. BeWater
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        I think Haaland would be different. Coming into a City team with KDB behind him and managed by Guardiola v coming into a team with loads of new players managed by Lampard.

                        1. No Professionals
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          my point is more about the relative competitiveness of the leagues. I did German FF for a bit and watched the games during lockdown. Werner and Havertz looked like world beaters. Werner looks awful right now.

                  2. No Professionals
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    imagine it with Kane. in a team where he didn't need to drop deep and make up for creative deficiencies.

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

                      An actually clinical finisher? The PL's only competition would be who finishes from 20th-2nd.

                      1. No Professionals
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        kane playing as striker with KDB swinging in the crosses...

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

                          FIFA time

                        2. BeWater
                            1 month, 10 days ago

                            As a Spurs fan this would be amazing. Kev in that white shirt would be a beautiful thing.

                  3. BeWater
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Salah and Vardy have killed me the last few weeks. I need a Vardy party and the Return of the Egyptian King this week.

                      1. Holmes
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        party might be already over

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

                          He will start.

                      2. GuenDoozy
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        If they both blank again it cost me 19 points + The difference between Maddison and Soucek's score in the 2nd game.

                      3. PogChamp
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        I be worried if i owned Salah. His form is poor and Liverpool are really struggling for goals.They need another striker.

                    • Tsparkes10
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Fingers crossed Salah and Vardy pull for but haven't got big hopes :/. Same with Martinez

                      1. No Professionals
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        i expect Salah to score against Burnley (KDB capper).

                      2. dylano21
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Can see Salah being benched. I really needs a rest, plays really awfull. That being said, he could score 2 from the bench.

                        1. No Professionals
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          pool can't afford to bench him. Plus he had a rest v palace and had a decent break between 17 and 19...

                        2. BeWater
                            1 month, 10 days ago

                            I don't think there is any chance Salah is benched. They have no alternative.

                          • GuenDoozy
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 10 days ago

                            Makes no sense, they just had a long rest

                        3. thegaffer82
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Dean Smith's comments are a bit concerning (about the staggered return for many players). But I still like the odds... I only have 2 players from a squad of approaching 30 people.

                          Should be okay... I hope, I pray

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

                            Villa assets all about the Newcastle game though, any points v city are a bonus (and would likely hurt the scores for other in your team)

                      3. dylano21
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Who to Start?

                        AWB or James or Coufal ?

                        Bench one ?

                        Wilson, Bamford, Soucek, Son, Antonio ?

                        1. Hot Fuzz
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Play AWB bench Soucek imo

                        2. what\'s my name
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          AWB, Soucek

                      4. Jafooli
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Five must have players you’d bring in on a WC?

                        1. dylano21
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          KDB, Fernandes, City def, Martinez, Son/Kane

                        2. Make Arrows Green Again
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Three City defs, Son (of course you have him) and I'd stick with Salah

                        3. Flair
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          KDB, Cancelo, Maguire, Stones, Antonio

                        4. grumpyman
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          KDB, Bruno, Cancelo, Stones/Dias, Antonio

                        5. Make Arrows Green Again
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          So much KdB. Just not getting it. He's been OK for the last few weeks, needs a rest, and can't be relied upon any more than any other premium player to score big against supposedly weak teams.

                      5. Karan14
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Martinez
                        Robbo Cancelo Dias Cresswell
                        Salah KDB Bruno Grealish
                        Antonio Bamford

                        (Steer Raphinha Mitchell Brewster)
                        1 FT & 0.3m

                        Thoughts on Robertson ➡️ Chilwell for free?

                        Next 5 fixtures look much better for Chelsea in comparison to Liverpool.
                        Probably will wildcard in GW25 for BB26 so that sits well if I have to get Robbo back for the DGW.

                        1. boombaba
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Nah, stick with robbo

                      6. thegaffer82
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        ...............Martinez
                        ......Cancelo - Stones - Justin
                        Salah - KDB - (B)runo - Grealish - Soucek
                        .........Kane - Bamford
                        Bench: Holding - Mitchell - Brewster
                        1FT & 0.5ITB

                        How's this looking lads?

                        Holding > Shaw (Justin moved to 1st on bench)

                        Gotta say big love for Holding though (25 points in the 3 games I will have played him; and he brought much needed points on BGW18 to help me get a chip-less green arrow)

                        1. Jafooli
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Rock solid....save FT

                        2. Hot Fuzz
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          No need for switch imo, and justin is awesome would be a waste on the bench

                      7. Who are all Lukakus
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 10 days ago

                        Not a good start so far with TC Mo blank, Zouma and Cancelo benching. Pretty happy with my squad though, gtg for the next 5 GW I guess. Is lots of money on the bench not a problem these days?

                        Martinez (Forster)
                        Dias Cancelo Maguire (Zouma Dallas)
                        Salah KDB Bruno Grealish ElGhazi
                        Bamford Antonio (Welbeck*)
                        1FT 0.6m itb

                        1. BeWater
                            1 month, 10 days ago

                            Nice looking team. Not sure what the situation is with Zouma so I'd be possibly looking to move him out. At least there is a second game for Chelsea tomorrow so more information to make a decision.

                            1. Who are all Lukakus
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              yeah if Zouma is benched again, he will be out for sure. There are many good options at that price range (Cresswell Chilwell...).
                              No rush at the moment but I think Welbeck must go too. It is the shame that all the cheap forward options seems dead 🙁

                        2. Little Red Lacazette
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Oh well, I have no players in tonight's game.

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

                            Wilson blank and all is good

                          2. BeWater
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              Same here. Already looking forward to Tuesday night!

                            • Steve The Spud
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              holding, ESR and Lacazette on my bench boost

                              Probably take a 0-0 to be honest but a1/2-0 to arsenal with any sort of return for the 2 attacking players would be great and give

                            • Jon Walter's Hatty
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              Tierney first sub here if Watkins is long term covid...

                            • No Professionals
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              it's actually nice to watch a match without any FF interest.

                              Not sat hoping that one team concedes as long as player A, B or C isn't involved.

                              1. TorresMagic™
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • Has Moderation Rights
                                • 11 Years
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                You still want Arsenal to concede with no Wilson involvement though.

                                1. No Professionals
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  not in my mini league, but overall yeah.

                              2. Jon Walter's Hatty
                                • 7 Years
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Newcastle and nice to watch don't mix

                          3. what\'s my name
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 10 days ago

                            bench one :
                            a. Dallas
                            b. Coufal
                            c. Wilson
                            d. BamBam

                            thx

                            1. TorresMagic™
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • Has Moderation Rights
                              • 11 Years
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              a

                            2. Miguel Sanchez
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              A

                            3. what\'s my name
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              thought so thx lads

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

                            Is Mitchell nailed now? What’s happens to PVA?
                            Thinking of Struijik > Mitchell before his price rise. Have 0 itb

                            1. Miguel Sanchez
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              I'd say he is nailed now - PVA out of contract in the summer so they will probably look to make Mitchell first choice

                            2. BeWater
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Mitchell's place to lose now. I don't think the City game will change anything. It's City and they can batter anyone.

                            3. Steve The Spud
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              just because someone plays like a bag of crap doesn't mean they need a rest

                              1. Steve The Spud
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                fail reply

                            4. Jon Walter's Hatty
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              Nothing worse than an injured Smallbone....

                            5. BeWater
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                That Stones 21 pointer is bringing back bad memories of missing Lundstram's epic haul last year. In my wildest nightmares I didn't expect Stones to outscore Cancelo by 20.

                              • I Member
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Would you play Adams (ARS) or Dallas (new)?

                                1. drughi
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 11 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  adams

                                2. Ajax Hamsterdam
                                  • 6 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  Adams

                              • Flair
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                .1 off Holding -> Shaw, come on man ffs

                                1. Baines on Toast...
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  Could still get booked and miss a game. I also think it is possible he is rested against Sheffield United, would say very confident if he plays both of the next two

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

                                    With those fixtures and that price I would love to have him even with the risk

                                    1. Baines on Toast...
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 10 Years
                                      1 month, 10 days ago

                                      Fairpoint. Takes a mean corner now as well

                              • Pukkipartyy
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 2 Years
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Zouma to wich one?

                                A) R. James
                                B) Shaw
                                C) Justin

                                1. Little Red Lacazette
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  The rest of your defenders?

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

                                    Dias Cancelo Cresswell Mitchell

                                    1. Little Red Lacazette
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 10 days ago

                                      C

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

                                        Thanks! Not worried that he will lose hes spot? I know he has been one the best players at Leicester.

                                        1. Little Red Lacazette
                                          • 4 Years
                                          1 month, 10 days ago

                                          Best option right now imo going with your D.

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

                                            How is he better than Shaw? Shaw has better fixtures and is a BP magnet too.

                                2. g40steve
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  Rudi at 4.5 if he starts again?

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

                                  Shaw.

                              • No Professionals
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Johnstone
                                Dias Stones Coufal
                                Salah KDB Fernandes(c) Soucek
                                Kane Bamford Antonio

                                Steer Dallas Mitchell Alzate
                                1FT 1.4m

                                Fairly happy with overall squad. Johnstone probably needs to go, would you:

                                A) play Johnstone and roll FT
                                B) Johnstone to De Gea
                                C) Johnstone to Martinez?

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

                                  A

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

                                  C but wait for lineups against MCI.

                              • PogBruno
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Who big hitters do you see as differentials in the next 6-8 GWs and which of the current big boys can be sold?

                                1. Holmes
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  All of the big hitters have high ownership, would be tough to pick a differential out of them unless you want to try Sterling or Mane.

                                  1. No Professionals
                                    • 3 Years
                                    1 month, 10 days ago

                                    yeah they're the 2. despite sterling's nice freekick (really taking the p*ss out of us KDB cappers last week), he's looked horribly out of form, and liverpool just aren't clicking.

                                    it's tough. i'd be looking at the mid priced differentials. Maddison, Pogba, Ziyech maybe.

                                  2. PogBruno
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 3 Years
                                    1 month, 10 days ago

                                    Looking at Werner, Rashford, Richarlson, Ings, Maddison, etc but who would you sell out of Salah/Bruno/kdb to get them ?

                                    1. No Professionals
                                      • 3 Years
                                      1 month, 10 days ago

                                      i wouldn't swap werner for brewster even if they were the price, the guy is a clown.

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

                                        Haha

                                2. PogChamp
                                  • 9 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  Sterling if you're brave. Only owned by 4.3%.

                                3. Jon Walter's Hatty
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  Chelsea attack boys will likely come good at some point but a lottery who

                              • Flair
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Vardy confirmed fit by Rodgers

                                1. Rupert The Horse
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 8 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  Thanks

                                2. 2OLEgend
                                    1 month, 10 days ago

                                    Happy days. Get ready for the party tomorrow

                                3. h3nh3n
                                    1 month, 10 days ago

                                    Current squad:

                                    Martinez (Johnstone)
                                    Cresswell James Coufal Stones (Taylor)
                                    Son KDB Maddison (Grealish Harrison)
                                    Bamford Vardy Kane

                                    Thinking of taking out Harrison, but don't know who to replace him with...

                                    Thoughts?

                                    1. Little Red Lacazette
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 10 days ago

                                      Soucek

                                    2. dbeck
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 3 Years
                                      1 month, 10 days ago

                                      one of the cheap fulham mids, they have good fixtures and the team look improved. It will save you some cash and be a good bench option.

                                      Lookman for me

                                      FWIW, the transfer isnt urgent so if you can, i'd just save the FT

                                      1. h3nh3n
                                          1 month, 10 days ago

                                          Interesting...

                                      2. gogs67
                                          1 month, 10 days ago

                                          You got the 0.1 for Gündogan?

                                          1. h3nh3n
                                              1 month, 10 days ago

                                              yeah, but don't want to triple with city, because of fixtures