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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. Neo-Viper
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    I have exact cash to do Salah Alioski to Kevin Dias.

    Should I?

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

      I would

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Just as I thought!

    2. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Kevin wont lost many points to salah over next 10 and Dias will wipe Alioski. So, Yes.

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Salahs Fixture don't look good in the next 10 and isn't blazing all guns. so yeah could pay off. Cheers mate

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

      Ah mate. Shame you don’t already have them. No brainier.

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Rupert Buddy! Long time, no see!

        I was on Son Bruno Salah Kane and it was very hard to fit Kev in. (Kevin)

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

      transfers looks fine if you are happy not to have Salah

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        I don't have an option, right? He is looking a bit off color and the past few Gws wherein he should have been the highest scoring MF.

        Not having Kevin scares me.

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

      moves looks good. Interesting KDB vs Mo. Is there another route to get city def in?

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Already have Stones. but i think Double defence provides ample value.

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

          I agree, my point was is there another way to free up funds to get double city other than Mo to Kev? Mo could do very well very burnely and it could be a different picture in a few days

          Fwiw, i am on triple city def (Ederson, Dias and Stones) and i perfer that in terms of value than trying to fit kev in

          1. Neo-Viper
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Sadly no other way. Either i' ll have to remove Son or Bruno plus Vardy has to go for someone cheap too if I have to fit Kev in.

            Thoughts?

            Also, this would be for a hit.

            Defence currently :

            Justin Stones Coufal Robbo Alioski

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

              seems a lot of sacrifice to jam in kev. i'd at least wait until this GW is over to make a fair assessment on Mo. He could double or triple return and Kev could blank vs Villa

              I'd look at Robbo and Alioski to Cancelo and Dias as an alternative

              1. Neo-Viper
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                I don't fancy triple defence, doesn't give room for my other defenders to feature at all.

                I really would like to get Kev. I can do Son Roboo to Kev Dias and keep Salah but that would make me Spurs less.

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

              I would consider losing Robbo. Not value for money at +7m

              1. Neo-Viper
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                See above.

                Son Robbo to Kev Dias. No Spurs then.

                Good?

    6. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      I would...

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Cheers!!

    7. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Based on form and fixtures you would have to ask why you wouldn't make that move....

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        I had other pressing concerns to cater to and Salah was good choice for DGW! But we decide to choose the DGW to show lack in form!!

    8. THE KING CANTONA
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Salah's witch curse ends after DGW tho!! 😉

      1. Neo-Viper
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        This is exactly what I was hoping not to hear!

  2. McPollolocco
      1 month, 10 days ago

      I have 2 FT, which combination should I do?

      a) Alioski --> Digne, Bowen --> Lookmann or Smith Rowe
      b) Bowen --> Barnes, Alioski --> Mitchell

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

        are you full on your city slots?

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

        Alioski to Mitchell. Not feeling the midfielder suggestions

      3. McPollolocco
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Is shaw play every game for Manchester United?

          1. McPollolocco
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Best defender for 4.8 and lower?

              1. G-Whizz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                How much is Coufal?

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

                  4.7

        • mgilbert86
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          If Liverpool blank versus Burnley which is entirely possible, that would 1 goals scored in 5 games

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

            Or none in 4.

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

              Or less than Stones

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

                this

              2. G-Whizz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                😆

        • La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          I don’t know why do we bother play this game.

          I’m playing in a mini league with this chap past 5 years and he has always been an average one.

          Look at this jammy sod;

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

          1. Daniel - WC Active
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Apparently there are around 500 calls by every FPL manager each season. This is one good one

            1. La Roja
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              He absolutely nailed it!

              And there is one more game to go.

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

                Oh my god I forgot about that. God knows what he could end up getting.

                1. La Roja
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Thankfully rest of his team is a bit shite

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

            We’re a sick bunch.

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

            He hit the jackpot.

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

              That’s beyond dreamland.

          4. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            That is decent TC score coming 🙂

          5. tomasjj
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Considering Stones almost never scores, I don't get the comments hailing captaining him as genius.
            Hindsight analysis presenting it as brilliance.
            It is pure chancer stuff, luck. That is what it is.
            And I have Stones.

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

              I captained Stones, not claiming genius... I was expecting 2 x clean sheets. If anything it was a bit of a 'dullard' move, although I did slightly hope he might nab a goal having got one recently.

              I also made £50 off him scoring in the World Cup. Lad has done me proud over the years.

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

                I should add TCing is ludicrous, but fair play to whoever that is!

        • Fit_to_drop
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Repost, No replies.

          Martínez
          Cresswell Cancelo Stones Robertson
          Fernandes Salah KDB Neto
          Bamford Kane

          Forster Mitchell Davis Stephens

          Planning these over next 2 GW's
          Robbo>>Maguire/AWB
          Neto >> Madds

          Leaving me funds to improve bench.

          Good moves?

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

            I would take the risk and go with Shaw. Wait and see on Grealish

        • Tinfoil Deathstar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Martinez
          Stones - Dias - Coufal
          KdB - Salah - Son - Bruno - Coufal
          Antonio - Bamford

          Forster; Ayling; Adams; Taylor

          £1.4m ITB/1FT.

          Want to improve my third defender. Eyeing up either Reece James or Shaw. Could potentially roll and then do Taylor + Ayling -> Mitchell + Chilwell the following week.

          Thoughts?

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

            Coufal in midfield should be Soucek!*

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

            I’d roll and then make those exact moves.

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

            roll and use 2FTs

          4. Jon Snow
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            As an unwilling Reece James owner I personally think he's a trap. Got to be Chilwell or nothing

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

              Cheers all. That is fairly unanimous!

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

          1FT, 1.2 ITB.

          Roll FT this week is nothing crazy comes up?

          Martinez
          Bednarek Dias Stones
          KDB Bruno Salah Son
          Bamford Antonio Adams

          Johnstone Coufal Dallas Bissouma

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

            yeah good to roll and reassess with 2ft

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

            Roll FT

        • Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Dallas to Stones (double with Dias) the way to go this week?

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

            If nothing else pressing then yes

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

            or cancelo if you have the dosh

          3. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Wouldn't get ris of Dallas. Leeds will have a DGW sooner rather than later and you will need him.

        • La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Lot of people wants to buy Shaw now, including myself, understandably.

          I reckon SHU game could be good opportunity to test him though, Telles could get a run

          1. La Roja
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            rest him*

          2. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            I doubt he is as nailed as people think. He is ceratinly Ole's go to guy in the big games. He trusts his physicality more I guess. But Telles will get games. I won't go there unless you have a decent backup.

        • DV8R
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Madness to do Robbo to Cancelo/Dias for free? Would be doubling up with Stones.

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

            Nope, City def better for value at the moment and you can use the funds elsewhere after the transfer

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

            Dobr touch robbo...

          3. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Want to do the same I think

          4. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            I'll be downgrading Trent to Cancelo. So, it's an easier decision with him. But yeah, City defense has more value rn.

          5. Fit_to_drop
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Not mad at all. Lots of people looking to do Robbo to City. Robbo/Trent valuations this season look off based on stellar play last season (but not this season unfortunately).

            1. Firmino
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Robertson is top scoring defender in the game.

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

                Did Trent to Stones this week which is sublime, however gamble of double Pool defence from WBA game was not a success!

                Keeping Robbo for now - he's actually a bit of a differential and still very involved. Would help if the fwds found some form to convert his chances

        • dshv
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Mccarthy johnstone
          Robbo diaz coufal dallas taylor
          Salah son bruno soucek raphinha
          Vardy bamford antonio

          1 ft 0.1itb

          Salah to kevin ?
          Taylor to holding ?
          Vardy to 4.5 and raphinha to kdb ?
          Save ?
          Any other?

          1. DV8R
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Salah to KDB could be good, see how Salah plays vs Burnley before deciding.

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

            Taylor to Mitchell or roll FT

        • mgilbert86
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Playing four at the back

          What is better?

          1) *Salah KDB Fernandes
          *Bamford Vardy Antonio

          2) KDB Fernandes *Son
          *Kane Vardy Antonio

          1. mgilbert86
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Sorry that should be Grealish instead of Son

          2. Jon Snow
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            For the immediate future, I'd prefer number 2

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

            Based on fixtures I would go with 1. Plan to bring Son and Kane back in GW23

        • McPollolocco
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Best defender for 4.8 and lower?

            1. mgilbert86
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Coufal or Walker Peters

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

              Shaw or Coufal

              1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Agreed

            3. Fit_to_drop
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Shaw

          • Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Is Joe Rodon going to hold down a starting spot ? looks to be better than the other center backs at Spurs

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

              Doubt it unless they stick to that formation they used against SHU

            2. Fred54
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              I don't even know who he plays for...is that a bad sign?

          • IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 10 days ago

            Early thoughts, assuming no injuries.
            Mane -> De Bruyne?
            Or go for Sterling instead?

            Martinez
            Dias Cresswell Stones
            Salah Mane Bruno Son Maddison
            Bamford Watkins

            (McCarthy Justin Ayling Brewster) 1FT 0ITB

            1. La Roja
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              I feel KDB haul is imminent, he is better pick imo

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

              KDB

            3. WE GO FOR IT
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Unless you are really chasing, KdB has to be the one. Sterling is a little bit too maverick right now. KdB's ownership is rising and if he hauls, it could hurt,

            4. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 10 days ago

              Thank you guys!

          • McPollolocco
              1 month, 10 days ago

              How is the situation now for Foden in terms of rotation risk?

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

                1/2 imo but who knows really

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

              Foden will play against Villa & Gundogan

              1. La Roja
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                And how do you know that? You can never second guess bold fraud

                1. WE GO FOR IT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  Unless he is the bald fraud himself.

              2. DV8R
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Foden against Gundogan? Interesting match for sure.

                1. WE GO FOR IT
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  One game loan from City to Villa to make the match interesting it seems!

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

                    we are prepared to keep him for longer if needed

              3. WE GO FOR IT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Hi Pep! Can you also tell me if KdB will play false 9?

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

              Cancelo nailed for RB spot. Pep not happy with Walker performance

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

                I agree. Walker did not have a standout performance last night to threaten Cancelo at RB

              2. Fit_to_drop
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Part of the reason I bought cancelo was that he can play both sides. So either Zinchenko or Walker loses out but Cancelo comes back in either way. Adds to the reasons to own him.

            • tuturututu
                1 month, 10 days ago

                Is Grealish positive for Covid?

                1. Fred54
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  No.

                  1. tuturututu
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      Are you 100% sure about that?

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

                  Ha Ha Both Foden & Gundo start against Villa

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

                  Soucek to Maddison for free after the palace game ? Thanks

                  1. Fit_to_drop
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    Great fixtures for Madds. Yes I would. He is playing right behind Vardy.

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

                      Thanks

                4. FDMS All Starz
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 10 days ago

                  What are the clean sheet chances for Arsenal today and West Ham tomorrow?

                    1. WE GO FOR IT
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 10 days ago

                      ARS - 48% and WHU - 43%

                5. tuturututu
                    1 month, 10 days ago

                    Thoughts on Firmino, Fabianski and Soucek out for Sterling, and two fodders for -8?

                    Would give me this

                    Meslier
                    Robbo, Stones, Justin, Coufal, Alioski
                    Salah, Sterling, Bruno, Rashford, Maddison
                    Bamford, Giroud

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

                      Def no - strange move to get two fodders and Sterling for a -8

                      1. tuturututu
                          1 month, 10 days ago

                          Only thing I am missing is City's attack for their next very good fixtures. Can't get De Bruyne and Sterling could be a great differential. This is also a chance to get rid of my unnecessary bench I got for BBing this week.

                          1. ivantys
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              Technically, Sterling could be a differential to Salah instead of KDB.

                        • ivantys
                            1 month, 10 days ago

                            Which is your fodder for Soucek? You have 5 starters in mid

                            1. tuturututu
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                No fodder in midfield. Only Button and Davis as fodders

                                1. ivantys
                                    1 month, 10 days ago

                                    Oh ok looks good, although that Giroud pick is concerning.

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

                              G2G here? BB offloaded so I'm going to roll FT and then pivot to a 442.

                              Mendy
                              Cancelo Dias AWB
                              Salah Bruno (C) KDB Grealish Soucek
                              Bamford Watkins
                              (Coufal Wood Lowton)

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

                                GTG

                              2. WE GO FOR IT
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Looks good

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

                              Targett good value Def at 4.6 with Villa's o/s games

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

                                With 4YCs and 4 games until it extends to 10, I would stay away for now

                            4. JBG
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 10 days ago

                              Robertson to:

                              A) Shaw
                              B) Stones
                              C) R.James
                              ?
                              Already have Dias, doing this so I can bring in Son and Kane for Salah and Bamford.

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

                                Maximise on City players so B

                                1. JBG
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  Thanks

                              2. Il Capitano
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  B

                                  1. JBG
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 10 days ago

                                    Thanks

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

                                Getting that fresh whiff again.

                              4. Balls of Steel
                                • 5 Years
                                1 month, 10 days ago

                                Hey guys, how's this set-up looking for gw20?

                                Martinez
                                Cancelo Stones Robbo
                                Salah KDB(VC) Bruno(C) Soucek
                                Antonio Wilson Bamford

                                Forster Coufal Holding Burke
                                1ft , 3.2itb

                                A) Keep free transfer
                                Or
                                B) Upgrade a forward

                                1. Fit_to_drop
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  Roll it.

                              5. Right In The Stanchion
                                  1 month, 10 days ago

                                  Holding goal or assist tonight. Can feel it in my balls

                                  1. Balls of Steel
                                    • 5 Years
                                    1 month, 10 days ago

                                    I wish I could say the same but I can't...