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Rüdiger forcing way into Chelsea picture ahead of appealing fixtures

FULHAM 0-1 CHELSEA

  • Goals: Mason Mount (£6.8m)
  • Assists: None
  • Red cards: Antonee Robinson (£4.4m)
  • Bonus points: Mount x3, Antonio Rüdiger x2 (£4.5m), Thiago Silva x1 (£5.6m)

OUT OF THE BLUE

Rüdiger forcing way into Chelsea picture ahead of appealing fixtures

Ahead of an appealing run of matches, Chelsea kept a much-needed clean sheet in a 1-0 win over Fulham.

It was the first time the Blues had kept out a Premier League opponent since Gameweek 14 and only their second shut-out since Gameweek 11 – but the signs of improvement were there at Craven Cottage.

And, of course, defensive returns were bread and butter stuff for Frank Lampard’s men earlier in the campaign, with achieved five clean sheets from a possible seven between Gameweeks 4 and 10.

Based on Saturday’s win, the next few weeks could see a return to that sort of form.

When sorting the Season Ticker by defensive potential over the next five Gameweeks, no team ranks higher than Chelsea, who face Wolves (home), Burnley (home), Sheffield United (away) and Newcastle (home) between now and Gameweek 24.

While Wolves have managed to score six times between Gameweeks 17 and 19, they have failed to find the net in every away match at a side inside the Premier League top seven this season (Leicester, Liverpool and Manchester United).

Meanwhile, Burnley (nine) and Sheffield United (nine) are the division’s joint-lowest scorers and Newcastle have scored just once in their last four league outings.

Against Fulham, Chelsea did, of course, benefit from a first-half sending off for Antonee Robinson (£4.4m) but the centre-back pairing of Thiago Silva (£5.6m) and Antonio Rüdiger (£4.5m), despite only making a second Premier League start together, mostly looked in control.

However, that fact does introduce the main problem for Fantasy managers considering the Chelsea defence: how to invest.

Between Gameweeks 6 and 13, Lampard deployed Silva with Kurt Zouma (£5.8m), Ben Chilwell (£6.1m) and Reece James (£5.1m) seven times from a possible eight but that consistency has wavered since then.

Injuries to his full-backs and minute management for the centre-backs have made Lampard’s back-four harder to predict of late and Rüdiger’s form has further complicated matters – although it does provide an opportunity for Fantasy managers looking to take a cheap risk.

Despite Zouma’s consistent presence this season, the German international has lasted 90 minutes in two of the last three Premier League matches, paired with Silva in each of those appearances.

Rüdiger went close to scoring a headed effort at the far post on Saturday too, denied only by a superb diving Alphonse Areola (£4.5m) save.

Considering that James was only an unused substitute upon recovering from his injury, and Silva has required regular rests this season, Chilwell appears the safest route into the Chelsea defence in the coming weeks.

That said, the £6.1m defender has seen a drop-off in creative output recently, registering just one key pass in the last four matches.

MOUNTING AN ATTACK

Chelsea’s attacking options offer a similar challenge to Fantasy managers as Lampard continues to shuffle his pack.

Timo Werner (£9.2m), who missed a golden late chance, Tammy Abraham (£7.2m) and Callum Hudson-Odoi (£5.7m) had to make-do with second-half substitute appearances while Olivier Giroud (£6.7m), Christian Pulisic (£8.2m) and Hakim Ziyech (£8.1m) all blanked.

The Moroccan international is becoming increasingly influential for Chelsea again, taking his fair share of set pieces before Hudson-Odoi replaced him in the 74th minute. He is still without an attacking return since Gameweek 8 despite making five appearances since then although he was denied from the edge of the box and hit the post on Saturday..

Mason Mount (£6.8m), who also struck the woodwork at Craven Cottage, has been a relatively consistent performer, and starter, so may receive some consideration. That said, his Double Gameweek 19 goal was a first attacking return since Gameweek 14 and his first goal, and double-digit haul, since Gameweek 3.

“I thought it was very apt Mason got the goal. I thought he was fantastic.” – Frank Lampard

But considering the wealth of options Lampard has at Chelsea, and the fact that finding a truly devastating combination has proved difficult with just one goal scored in each of their last four matches, we may need more time before a real attacking Fantasy option emerges ahead of those appealing fixtures.

That is especially pertinent considering that the busy schedule played a part in Lampard’s most recent team selection and there are certainly plenty more matches to come in quick succession.

“It was difficult and I was speaking about Callum (Hudson-Odoi) specifically because there has been an uplift from him recently. But Hakim gives us something different. I did have Leicester in mind and we will see how some do over the next day or two.”

Frank Lampard

FULL CIRCLE

While Fulham suffered a ninth defeat of the season against Chelsea, they continue to prove themselves harder to beat than some Fantasy managers might be led to believe.

Despite losing Robinson on the stroke of half-time, Fulham still held Chelsea at arm’s length for much of Saturday evening.

Their 1-0 loss means they have conceded either one or fewer goals in each of their last six Premier League matches.

The last time the Cottagers gave up two or more goals was the Gameweek 11 defeat at Manchester City, which serves as a reminder to anyone still targeting them as Premier League ‘whipping boys’.

Manchester United are among their next opponents, although Fantasy managers can do nothing about that match as it forms part of Double Gameweek 19, while Leicester’s Gameweek 22 trip to Fulham should probably not be seen as much of an opportunity as it might do on paper.

In fact, with Brighton (away) and West Bromwich Albion (away) two of the Cottagers’ next three opponents, Parker might fancy their chances of adding to the two clean sheets recorded in the last five matches.

“I thought we defended heroically and we defended very well. It’s a shame they got their nose in front but overall nothing but admiration for the way the team played.” – Scott Parker

Scott Parker

Whether they can offer the same level of attacking potential remains to be seen, especially as Robinson formed such a big part of their threat against Chelsea and Bobby De Cordova-Reid (£5.3m) will miss Fulham’s second Double Gameweek 19 match against Manchester United.

The left wing-back set up Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) in the first half, who was denied by a Rüdiger block, before spearheading a move that saw Ivan Cavaleiro (£5.3m) spurn a gilt-edged chance.

“First half limited them really and then ten minutes before the sending off we were in the ascendancy and missed a big chance with Cavaleiro when really when your us, those chances need to go in. Sending off changes the game obviously.”

Scott Parker

That Cavaleiro opportunity was created by Kenny Tete (£4.4m) who has shown signs of promise since returning from injury. He has now started each of the last three matches in all competitions at right wing-back for Fulham and looks in good form.

In fact, across his last four matches, he has created more chances than any other Fulham player, despite only featuring for 286 minutes in that time.

“I thought it’s the best we’ve seen Kenny (Tete) today. I thought everything about him today has been first class. He’s an attacking full-back and at times in the first half, we saw that getting in the right areas. In the second half, there were limited chance to go forward and he has to defend and put a shift in for the team. Defensively he was very good as well. He’s been out for a long while and we’ve asked him to play two games in a short space of time, that’s where it is and we’re going to need him fully in the next few games as well.”

Scott Parker

Fulham XI (3-5-2): Areola; Adarabioyo, Andersen, Aina (Bryan 83′); A Robinson, Zambo Anguissa, Reed, De Cordova-Reid (Kamara 83′), Tete; Lookman, Cavaleiro (Onomah 79′).

Chelsea XI (4-3-3): E Mendy; Chilwell, Rüdiger, T Silva, Azpilicueta; Mount, Jorginho (Abraham 65′), Kovacic; Pulisic, Giroud (Werner 75′), Ziyech (Hudson-Odoi 75′).

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1,148 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Best Chip startegy if u have all chips still available?

    Gw 25 WC
    26 BB
    29 FH ?

    There will be other DGWs to use TC right?

    1. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Yep and TC whenever

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      That looks sensible. But 26 is likely to be the best chance to TC because Spurs will have a double GW of BUR + avl/ful/SOU.

      This is why I was happy to TC this week instead. I think (thought...) Salah this week was good enough to rival GW26 Spurs and if I wasn't gonna BB this week, I'd need to do it in 26 instead.

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yes thats the only reason i was considering TCing salah but decided not to...I hope spurs' other dgw has good fixtures too

        Maybe a few more covid postponements could bring up an even better dgw for someone

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      For now looks about right. Hoping to BB in 26 too.

  2. Do I Not Like Orange
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Don't think I've ever felt as sick this season as that Stones haul. Was perfectly happy with my Robbo/Chilwell/Coufal clean sheets up to that point, but that really feels like a season ender.

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I’ve just woken up to it. I honestly can’t believe it. I would have been happy with the clean sheet.

    2. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Nothing is season ender. Half of the season to go

    3. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      It’s 21 points - it’s a drop in the ocean of the 2,400 points you hope to get in a season

      It’s just one of those once in a million type events. Just as likely Robbo, Chilwell, coufal does it in their next game

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yes its not like people captained a 21 point player that u didnt have

        Just like the son haul vs soton. Wasnt a big deal if u didnt have him

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          My rival did!

          1. TheDragon
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            He can’t be a rival if he is captains stones surely

    4. Big Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I feel the same. Really can't shake that feeling this morning.

    5. Party time
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Well, I saw a team with Cancelo triple captain, she also had the chance to bring in Stones but opted for Dias.

      Hope that makes you feel better

    6. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I chose cancelo over stones 2 weeks ago for more attacking threat. But I can tell you stones' haul is nothing compared to the damage that was done to my season in GW1 by not starting with Salah.

      1. Bojam
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        I didn't have Salah for the early part of the season. I didn't have Son for his 4 goal haul either (tho I did have Kane for the assists). My rank was ~3.8m after GW3. I am now at ~50K. This game is a marathon, not a sprint. Even when you miss out on these rare big hauls, you can climb the ranks by consistently scoring above the average and chipping away at it. Don't get hung up on these unusual events and focus on building a strong squad, not taking many hits, getting the captaincy right as often as possible, etc.

    7. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      If it helps, I had a plan all along of doing a simply C.Taylor > Stones as my 1FT. Ended up taking a -4 hit to bring KDB instead and have no City defence.

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        simple*

  3. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Oh my God. I’ve just woken up after missing the City game. I have Dias, KDB and Sones.

    1. Party time
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Isn’t it so beautiful?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Stunning.

    2. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      There are very few matches in a season as pefect as that was for those that had those 3

      Happy with my stones kdb duo. Was 50/50 between cancelo and dias but decided to get Creswell instead

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        I have Cresswell too.

    3. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Someone hobble the horse, quick!

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Too late.

    4. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I have those same 3. Congratulations.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        High five.

    5. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Magnificent, isn't it? Congrats!

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        So is.

    6. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Well done Mr Horse

      Jus DIas & KDB for me

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Thank you Mr Dragon

    7. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Same KDB my captain too, probably would of been better if Dias scored the header but suppose that's asking for too much lol

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yes I captained KDB. Nice feeling. So rare.

      2. FPL.team
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        If you have Stones and Dias it's much better that Dias got the assist and not the goal.

    8. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Had Stones and KDB captained. Genuinely jumped off the seat for that first goal. It was almost orgasmic.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Wish I’d seen the game.

    9. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Nice one mate! Enjoy them points 🙂

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Thanks. I most definitely will.

  4. Party time
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    That assist for Kdb was a beauty, 100 assist in total, hoping for more on Wednesday.

    We feast!

    1. Party time
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      From*

      We feast!!!

    2. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Ye 7 points feels ok (it’s great he gets a bap and a clean sheet point)

      Another 7 points vs Villa and I’d be pretty happy

    3. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Twas a mere morsel

    4. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 25 days ago

      G + A on Wednesday and we rest easy

  5. waltzingmatildas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    44 with BB done doesn't feel great. How am I set going forward?
    Martinez
    Robbo Cancelo Dallas Coufal
    Salah KDB Bruno Soucek
    Bamford Antonio
    (Johnstone Wood Raphina Taylor)

    Plan was to gradually downgrade Wood/Raphina/Taylor and upgrade elsewhere.

    Save FT this week?

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      It looks good - you’ve just got obscenely unlucky with the extreme variance of city defence scores.

      If you had stones instead of Cancelo you’d be delighted with your current score

    2. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Yep save. Shame about BB. My only saving grace this week was not using it (would have got 6pts).

    3. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Same position as you with BB19 and will be downgrading the bench, Roll FT.

    4. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cheers guys. I like the team, just need to keep a calm head.
      I was so close to doing Ctaylor to Stones as well!!! Oh well 🙂

  6. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    With great defender options for the upcoming GWs, What would be your 5 defs?

    I don't think I would consider Robbo/ Liv when there is better value picks available.

    I currently have Stones, Cancelo, Cresswell, Coufal and Holding. Looking to bring in Shaw, Chilwell, James (if fit for 2-3 games-in-a-row) and Mitchell (for the 5th spot)

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Robbo is becoming the forgotten man whilst still ticking over

      I’m keeping

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Highest baps. I'm keeping too.

      2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        i agree with you and he is ticking over but you could have Cresswell who is 2.0 cheaper and only 1 point behind Robbo

    2. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I'm not sure I'd buy him at this point, but I'm not selling

      1. Pegboy
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Same. I don't feel desperate for extra cash at the moment, so Robbo is staying for the moment. I wouldn't buy though.

  7. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 25 days ago

    West Brom conceding the most shots in the box this GW, with Boly having five.

    The Stones and Dias train isn't ending here 😉

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Another stones brace would be hilarious (and I’m a non owner!)

      If KDB assists them all I’d take it

    2. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Dias will be relying on another rebound assist at best.

      Always heading it steaight to keeper or off target

    3. Rolls-Royce
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Soucek gonna feast (hopefully).

  8. Big Hippo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Feel like I've ruined my season this week. Looked at Bellerin > Stones but I was so seduced by Cancelo that I brought him in even though it meant Kane > Vardy and a -4. I also used TC on Mo.

    I've still got 10 players hopefully playing 12 games this week. But I'm just so annoyed at my decision-making.

    Well played everyone on green arrows!

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      One week (or in this case 3 players) can’t ruin a season

      Cancelo vs Dias from an expected points perspective, Cancelo gets more - it’s just gone as badly as possible from an outcome perspective. Would you be saying the same thing is Stones didn’t score 2 goals in the league for the first time in his lifetime?

  9. Rolls-Royce
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Rank these chips based on their importance and potential upside.

    I'll go:
    1. Wildcard
    2. Free hit
    3. Benchboost
    4. Triple Captain

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Thats about right on average

      However...TC still has the most destructive capacity. Will never forget the sanchez TC haul.

      1. Rolls-Royce
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Agreed, Nailing down TC is also very fortuitous.

    2. Party time
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      3
      1
      2
      4

    3. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Correct order

    4. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I’d say that’s the order based on EXPECTED points gain

      Triple captain has huge potential but it’s very unlikely you manage to unlock that potential

    5. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      1,2,4,3

      I would rank TC over BB as you are most likely TC a premium whereas in the BB you are trying to bring in cheap players with good fixtures which is difficult to get the balance right

    6. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      4132

  10. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Bruno was the worst player on the pitch yesterday. Lost the ball nearly every time he received it. Needs a rest.

    1. Rolls-Royce
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Got outplayed by Thiago. Not helped by the fact that he was playing false 9 for most of the game.

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 25 days ago

      VDB should come in for the Fulham match. Shame Ole doesn't trust him

    3. Lord.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Ollie tried that already

    4. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Don't think he necessarily needs a rest. It's more he was up against Thiago who's on a different planet ability wise.

    5. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I seen a post somewhere of Bruno's goal and assist stat against 'top 6' and 'others' and for 'top 6' it was really poor in comparison.

    6. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      He is deliberately aggressive and tries to play forward all the time. This is why he's such a good influence after years of everyone passing sideways. But even Ole said in his interview that sometimes we should have used Rashford's runs as a decoy and not used him every time.

      I think we should rest him in the FA Cup.

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        He came closest to scoring with the free kick and his shot he didn't lift. Along with Pogba's chance.

  11. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Which teams are expected to have a dgw in 26?

    Need to start considering my transfers after spending my wc and bb

    1. Lord.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      FA Cup Quarter-Finalists.

    2. Boberella
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Spurs should have 2 good fixtures

    3. Salarrivederci
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Chelsea and City looks nailed on due to their opponents in the Cup.

      Chelsea with Man U (H) and Liverpool (A)
      City with West Ham (H) and Wolves (H)

      Others that looks very likely are SHU, Tottenham and Leicester with:

      Sheffield with Liverpool (H) and Villa (H)
      Tottenham with Burnley (H) and Southampton (H)
      Leicester with Arsenal (H) and Burnley (A)

      Therefore:
      Burnley got Spurs (A) and Leicester (H) too.
      Liverpool got Sheffield (H) and Chelsea (A)

      More doubles, but that was on top of my head.

    4. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Games currently waiting to be arranged:

      16. Everton v Man City
      17. Burnley v Fulham
      18. Aston Villa v Tottenham
      18. Leeds v Southampton
      19. Aston Villa v Everton
      33. Fulham v Tottenham
      33. Man City v Southampton

      Plus any future postponements, and FA Cup quarter final (gw29) postponements.

      Any of these could go in 26.

  12. S.Kuqi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Glad that Stones haul happened this gw. Most of my rivals had him in their gw18 fh teams

  13. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Everyone upset about stones remember some of started the season with no salah

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      That was far worse for those who didnt have him that week. Most owners captained salah

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Was a truly disastrous start to the season

        1. fish&chips
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Agree, I've never really recovered from that.

    2. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Me

  14. tim
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Sitting on only 42 w Dias the highest 11 and KDB(C) 14.

    Crap week so far.

    Cancelo 1, Johnstone 0, Soucek 2, Bruno and Mo 3 and Bam 2, Targett and Watkins to play.

    How is everyone else doing?

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      50. First red arrow after 10 straight greens!

    2. Goonerly
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      28 pts here...

      Feels bad man

    3. Salarrivederci
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      83 (-4) with all but Kane to play again.
      Salah is my (C), and I've used no chips this GW.

      Up from 330K -> 150K so far.

      1. tim
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Nice!

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Amazing.

    4. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Average here among Stones owners

    5. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      84 points with KDB captain. 60 from my back line.

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Any in chips in use?

        1. S.Kuqi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Great score if not

        2. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Yes. BB which got me ........ 4 points

          1. S.Kuqi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Who do you have in bb?

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Dallas and Bam. Keeper didn’t play. Then ESR from Arsenal.

      2. tim
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Wow, that is some good stuff right there!

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Thanks. It was all the defence. Watkins and ESR haven’t played yet.

      3. Party time
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Some good milk that 😆

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Ahahaha.

    6. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      43pts. Decided to save BB and TC for the battles to come.

    7. Boberella
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      68 with all but Son to play again (including Martinez & Grealish playing twice)
      KDB (C)
      Hoping for 130+ to get back into the action.

    8. ameisin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      78 with KDB(TC) and all to play again except Son/Bamford.

      Broke the top 1k last night - never been this high before, I feel giddy!

  15. Reeker
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    The first people to make their transfers during the week when there's no risk of any price rises yet have the care free attitude I aspire to have

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Already did my trade. A carefree rage trade.

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Zouma > stones ?

        1. The Knights Template
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Boom!

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            If I can't have his points the least he can do is make me some money!

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I made my transfer already. Zouma > Mitchell.

    3. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Lowton to Mitchell was mine. Trying to get money off my bench now benchboost is done. Don't normally like early transfers but with such a strong bench from benchboosting I can take a risk this week as I have loads of players who can come in.

  16. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    What is the highest score for a gameweek from a player?

    Is it Kane's 31? (counting doubles)

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Rooney 32

  17. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Anyone know how long DCL is out for? Can't find anything online , thanks

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Fudgy! Congrats on your City hauls yesterday

      You’ve also got a great season history for someone who’s season is over most weeks! 🙂

      Don’t know about DCL, think Ancelotti has been vague but that it shouldn’t be too long

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Thanks pal.
        Yes that shows my resilience as a player I'd say, I always fight and bounce back.

        Wondering if I do DCL to antonio then if he's out for a bit.

    2. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Just had a look online, couldn't find anything.

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        I think he's back for the next game but if there's no confirmation I'll get rid. I don't want to sell him though, think he kicks on again now with digne back.

        1. The Knights Template
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Sold weeks ago but will want him back if fit.

    3. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Ben Dinnery site - thigh injury with unknown return date

      https://www.premierinjuries.com/injury-table.php

  18. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Best replacement for Vardy if he's injured or just keep him in hope he plays gw21?

    1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Kane placeholder from 23 unless injured

    2. Party time
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Kane/ Antonio

  19. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Would be nice if Vardy threw a party on Tuesday

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Id be happy enough if he just started.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Can see both Timo and Vardy not starting to complete the dream striker duo on FH

      2. marcos11
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Hoping he starts even if his minutes are managed

      3. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        +1

    2. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      That Zambian witch doctor spell is probably the funniest thing here in ages.

      4/5 blanks for Mo

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Surprised our secret hasn't been released to the world yet

      2. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        It would be the story of the season if salah blanks vs burnley too

        Unbelievable how perfectly its panned out.

      3. Party time
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Zambian Witch Doctor deserves the Pro pundit crown

    3. jammie26
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Up to 25k OR, i love you john stones

        1. TheDragon
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Jammy by name, jammy by nature

          1. jammie26
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Ha ha.

          2. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Don't say it here. Send him a love letter!

            1. jammie26
                2 months, 25 days ago

                I did that when i 1st woke up.

          3. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Will City Villa go ahead for sure?

            1. Kiwivillan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Nothing to say it won't at this stage. Would need further positive tests which haven't been announced

            2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Hope so! Villa was meant to be back training on Saturday but haven't seen anything to confirm they started training

              1. Kiwivillan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                *Sunday

              2. jammie26
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Training ground is open. Suspect the game will be on but some players will be missing.

              3. The Knights Template
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Hope so, GW relying on Shitkins brace.

            3. Kiwivillan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Will I regret my no Salah cover trade Laca>Firmino -4 tomo? Will find out tomo. Laca could haul

              1. Gudjohnsen
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Can't do anything about it now.

            4. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Vardy, Lindelof > Kane, Mitchell?

              Mitchell Will be bench fodder as have 4 playing defenders

              1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Transfers are fine. Keeping Vardy for now but will transfer him out back to Kane at some point.

            5. Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Bamford rising in price surprised me. He hasn't done anything of late.

              1. Stormbringer22
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Same. Checked the price changes this morning as was really puzzled.

            6. KAALI_DAAL
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Woke up to find out rival captain Stones. What even...

                1. Kiwivillan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  That's random. Just keep playing solid

                2. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  I heard shouts of Dias (C) due to the nailedness and the fact that both fixtures were cleanable so it was definitely a decent shout beforehand and paid off very well.

                3. sunzip14
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  So you slept Friday night and woke up today? You need to make a movie about this 😉

                  1. sunzip14
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Or Saturday evening, if you live in India (going by your name) 🙂

                  2. The Knights Template
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Rip Van Winks!

              • Stormbringer22
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Reading here, most of you are in the 70-80 point range this week already! Well done lads, you've clearly had your teams in order and deserve them points 🙂 Guessing most you has Stones then?

                1. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Have a good week = post scores

                  Have a bad week = slink away

                  1. Goonerly
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Or complain about it on here

                    1. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Season over

                      1. Goonerly
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        Going ghost team

                  2. Stormbringer22
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Oh well, not much point in slinking away if you ask me - good week, bad week we all love FPL and that's why we are on this website to begin with. Just need to take the disappointments and look forward to the next GW 🙂 Did you do well so far?

                    1. Rupert The Horse
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Very much agree.

                    2. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Yeah, 77 on FH. Looking forward to the rest of the week

                      1. Stormbringer22
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        Good job!

                  3. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Nah. I just come here and moan

                    1. Party time
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      😆

                2. Kiwivillan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  77 (-8) no Stones. Coin flip few weeks ago got Cancelo instead. Would be 97 if Stones *sigh*

                  1. Rupert The Horse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    That is staggering.

                  2. Stormbringer22
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Nice bench boost

                3. Little Red Lacazette
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  I lucked out and got Stones in for C.Taylor.

                  1. Stormbringer22
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    That was my intended transfer this week, but took a -4 hit for KDB and didn't get Stones in. Oh well, I couldn't have predicted this haul and on paper KDB had the higher ceiling, so can't complain really

                4. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Most only sing when they are winning.

                  Some even only post at all on here in a period when they are doing well.

                  1. Party time
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    True...

                    Only few post in both cases like me

                    1. Rupert The Horse
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      And me

                5. Camzy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Only the ones with big scores are posting. The top 10K average is 52.24.

                  Even though it's average, I bet most people are under it at around 40ish or way over it with 70 or 80ish depending on whether they had Stones or whether they TC'd their player.

                6. TNB
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    77-(8)

                    Took a -8 hit for DDG+Stones+Antonio and shipped out Martin+Taylor+DCL

                    1. Rupert The Horse
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Very nice.

                      1. TNB
                          2 months, 25 days ago

                          Thank you! 🙂

                      2. Stormbringer22
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        Nice one mate!

                    2. No Professionals
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      I have stones and am doing ok this week. I just don't post my score either way, don't know why people do it. I have that banter with my mates on whatsapp.

                      1. Stormbringer22
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        I see what you mean. I am not one for posting my GW scores on here either - mainly because most of the time they are very average, haha!

                  • jammie26
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Salah is gone if he blanks against burney.

                      1. Indpush
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        Im thinking he's gone regardless even if he gets a brace plus.

                    • Hryszko
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Wow, finally in the top 100k!! What a whirlwind of an evening watching Stones slot 2 goals.. Mental.

                      Currently on 84 points with 12 players left to play.. what's everyone else on?

                      1. Rupert The Horse
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        I’m on 84 points with 12 players left. 😆

                        1. Hryszko
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 25 days ago

                          Hahaha snap! Same players?

                          1. Rupert The Horse
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            2 months, 25 days ago

                            How would I know. Haha. But I have Stines Dias and KDB

                    • Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Bruno getting a yellow vs Fulham would be great

                      1. Goonerly
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        No Bruno against Sheffield would be wild

                        1. No Professionals
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 25 days ago

                          like it was away...

                      2. marcos11
                          2 months, 25 days ago

                          Thought he wouldn’t get suspended due to them already having 19 played?

                          1. Rupert The Horse
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            2 months, 25 days ago

                            They’ve played 18