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Injury latest on De Bruyne as Gundogan emerges as Man City’s best FPL attacker

Man City 2-0 Aston Villa

  • Goals: Bernardo Silva (£7.4m), Ilkay Gündogan (£5.5m)
  • Assists: Rodrigo (£5.4m), Gabriel Jesus (£9.1m)
  • Bonus points: Rodrigo x3, Gündogan x2, João Cancelo x1 (£5.8m), Ruben Dias x1 (£5.8m), B Silva x1

KEVIN!

Pep Guardiola and owners of Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m) alike will be sweating on his fitness after the player was forced off in Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Aston Villa.

There were already concerns about the Belgian’s condition going into Wednesday night considering he was given a rest during the final 20 minutes of the 4-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace.

De Bruyne was able to start for the 13th straight Premier League game but he lasted just 58 minutes in the second match of Double Gameweek 19.

And Guardiola only heaped further concern on De Bruyne’s owners by confirming post-match that the injury could be muscular.

“Kevin De Bruyne put his hand on his leg, so I have the feeling it will be something muscular. These things happen with this amount of games.” – Pep Guardiola

It is, of course, too soon for either Guardiola or Fantasy managers to know the full extent of De Bruyne’s injury and the player is likely to have a scan on Thursday to assess the damage.

It is worth saying that there is slightly longer than usual for De Bruyne to recover considering that Manchester City’s next Premier League match does not take place until next Tuesday.

There is also an FA Cup match against Cheltenham Town on Saturday which will allow Guardiola a chance to rest De Bruyne.

Crucially, it means we will have at least two pre-match press conferences for the manager to update us on the Belgian although not many in the Fantasy community will enjoy being at Guardiola’s mercy in a media briefing…

HAPPINESS IS A WARM GÜN

Ilkay Gündogan (£5.5m) extended his impressive run of form for Manchester City on Wednesday evening.

His fifth goal of the season, and second of Double Gameweek 19, helped the German international to a third double-digit haul since Gameweek 13, more than any colleague across the same period.

In total, Gündogan has racked up 54 points in his last seven matches (7.7 per game) and, with West Bromwich Albion (away) and Sheffield United (home) up next, interest in his signature is sure to increase.

His new advanced role has been well-documented of late but what helped him get on the scoresheet against Aston Villa was his place in the penalty pecking order.

With a flagging De Bruyne removed from proceedings after 58 minutes, it fell to Gündogan to dispatch a 90th-minute spot-kick after Gabriel Jesus (£9.1m) had forced a handball out of Matty Cash (£5.0m).

And if the Belgian is set to miss a few games, then Gündogan’s stock can only increase further, especially if he has a stronger claim to penalties than Jesus and Riyad Mahrez (£8.1m), who he shared the pitch with during stoppage time against Aston Villa.

Raheem Sterling (£11.4m) had gone off by the time Gündogan put Manchester City 2-0 up but his troubles from the spot this season have been well-documented.

SILVA LINING

For the second time in three Premier League matches, Bernardo Silva (£7.4m) was selected to occupy the false-nine role for Manchester City.

With Jesus consigned to the bench for the second time during that run, Guardiola’s preference for a more fluid front-three comprised of midfielders is becoming clear.

Judging by his pre-match comments, it sounds as if that outset may continue until either Jesus or Sergio Aguero (£10.3m) can start finding the net again – when given an opportunity, that is.

“Strikers have to score goals. The way we want to play does not depend on strikers, centre-backs, full-backs. We have a special way to play, sometimes we need strikers, sometimes we don’t.” – Pep Guardiola

Silva is already reaping the rewards of his false-nine role as he scored his first Premier League goal of the season against Aston Villa.

But he went close on other occasions including a well-saved header at the back post in the third minute.

“Bernardo Silva, I said many times, is one of the most intelligent players I have ever seen. He can do everything in every position and he has the quality to score goals too. It’s really good for him and us. A fantastic goal.” – Pep Guardiola

CANCELO CULTURE

The João Cancelo (£5.8m) rollercoaster still had plenty of dips and loop-the-loops in the second match of Double Gameweek 19.

Fresh from a one-point cameo against Crystal Palace, the full-back returned to the side on Wednesday evening, playing in the left-back role initially and securing a clean sheet and one bonus.

That made for an eight-point score for the Double Gameweek while John Stones (£5.1m) and Ruben Dias (£5.8m) enjoyed 27 and 17-point hauls.

But Cancelo certainly had chances to get close to his central-defensive counterparts as he struck the crossbar in the first half, which would have resulted in a De Bruyne assist had he found the back of the net.

And in the second half, the Portuguese international drove through the middle of the pitch and fired an arrow of a shot at the bottom corner before Emiliano Martínez (£5.1m) turned away a certain goal.

It is worth saying that Cancelo was more involved in the game during the first half when stationed on the left-hand side of Manchester City’s defence.

However, he was forced to staff the right-back berth after the 28th minute when Kyle Walker (£6.1m) was forced off with a knock and replaced by Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.5m) – a switch that somewhat limited his involvement.

That said, Cancelo’s chances of starting games and avoiding further benchings could be boosted if Walker faces more time on the sidelines.

“I haven’t spoken to the doctor. If Kyle Walker asks to be out, it is because something happened. Hopefully just a kick.” – Pep Guardiola

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Cancelo, Dias, Stones, Walker (Zinchenko 28′); Gündogan, Rodri, De Bruyne (Jesus 59′); Foden, B Silva, Sterling (Mahrez 72′).

Aston Villa XI (4-2-3-1): Martínez; Targett (N Taylor 75′), Mings, Konsa, Cash; McGinn, D Luiz; Grealish, Barkley (Ramsey 68′), B Traoré (El Ghazi 68′); Watkins.

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1,041 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 22 days ago

    i dont think i ll ever beat that magical dgw with tc sanchez and his 75 points.

    2 assist between bruno and kdb over 2 gws is just very disappointed and cant rely on stones and dias doing miracles every gw especially when fixtures turn.

    bit clueless atm

    1. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      I had Alexis TC for his 81 points, dont remember which season

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        think it was the same week yes, must have been 81 not 75 🙂

        1. aleksaa2
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Nope, he had both 81 and 75 as a TC, one was in 2016 and the other in 2017 if I remember corectly

        2. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          One included a brace vs I think West Brom and the other year a last minute panenka pen vs Burnley maybe??

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            i am confused now.... I "think" he scored v southampton when he hauled as a TC for my team.

          2. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            i had him for assist and goal vs Stoke and brace vs Sunderland

        3. tambourineman
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          DGW 37 of 2016/17
          Kane 31, Sanchez 27 and Jesus 19, a Top 10k average of 146, now that was a proper DGW.
          https://fpldiscovery.wordpress.com/2017/05/18/1617-gw-37-final-results/

          1. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            i was on 182 as i can remember, top score was about 220

    2. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      I can't remember ever having a great TC, I think I didn't play FPL in that Sanchez season
      Hoping we get a good Spurs DGW to use it

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Oh yes

      2. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        that week was mental, I should have done a screen dump 🙂 all the players scored mega, king was a midfielder then and got double digit haul as well.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Yes that’s right, I think my midfield that season was full of strikers!

          Sanchez | Hazard | Firmino | King

    3. aleksaa2
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Found this

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      We’re already missing the Premier League and in particularly the FPL season. We hope that the season will resume as soon as possible, but until then, we’re not going to stop talking about FPL, whether it be looking back on past glories or planning for future success.

      In this article we focus on the former. Specifically, the top five FPL moments to have taken place over the past five years. This writer has only been playing FPL seriously for the last five seasons and as such, that is the benchmark of this article. For those of you who have been playing for much longer, please let us know on Twitter @thestatszone of your most memorable FPL moments, whether it be a particular haul from past Premier League stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale, or perhaps a lesser-known player proving a once in a season differential for your team. Warning, this article may contain an element of bias based on this writer’s own FPL experiences.

      Sergio Aguero October 3rd 2015 – Five goals vs Newcastle

      Let’s paint a picture. Around 40 minutes into Man City’s Saturday 3pm home game against Newcastle and Sergio Aguero hadn’t found the net yet. By the 66th minute, Aguero was leaving the field to a standing ovation, both at the Etihad Stadium and in every household of every FPL player who placed their captain’s armband upon the him that gameweek. Incredibly, the Argentinian had gone on to scored five goals against the Magpies in the space of 22 minutes on the pitch and had accrued 25 FPL points. For the many who had captained him, the rewards were far greater, with that points tally doubling and even tripling for those brave enough to have played their triple captain chip. An iconic moment in the history of FPL and a reminder why even today, anyone who doesn’t own Sergio Aguero draws a deep intake of breath every time he steps foot on the pitch in the Premier League.

      Alexis Sanchez May 13th-16th 2015 – Three goals & one assist vs Stoke & Newcastle

      We’re going back to Double Gameweek 37 in 2017. Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez faced a double gameweek that included a trip to Stoke and a midweek home fixture against Sunderland. A goal and an assist vs Stoke set the tone, with Sanchez picking up 12 FPL points. A brace against Sunderland brought further joy, leading to Sanchez picking up 15 FPL points after Mesut Ozil collected maximum bonus points over the Chilean. This gave Sanchez a final score of 27 FPL points and for the many managers who triple captained the Gunners midfielder, a score of 81 FPL points. An FPL haul for the ages.

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        nice digging 🙂

  2. Danstoke82
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 22 days ago

    Soucek > Gundo 1FT? Currently my 5th midfielder

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      yep

      1. Danstoke82
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Cheers!

    2. Grendos
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Looks good to me

  3. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 22 days ago

    A sick, cruel joke that I have to rely on Chris Wood to save my gameweek tomorrow.

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      You have Salah tbf, could be a few around your rank who don’t have him

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        My rank will still decrease if he hauls.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          True, I’m bricking it without him tomorrow!

          1. BenDavies
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            You are very brave, I admire that. I can't go without Salah, KDB and Bruno because they are too highly owned. I feel like I'm being held hostage.

  4. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 22 days ago

    If KdB is out:

    Play one of:
    Soucek
    Dallas
    Mitchell

    Or transfer to ........? Other mids are
    Bruno
    Son
    Grealish
    Soucek

    0.3ITB

    Thanks

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      depends how long he s out for for. he has sheffield following gw. your bench can cover for one week easy.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Cheers, that’s my gut

    2. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      I have the same bench except Dallas for KWP. I've already used my transfer so I'd play Soucek. But if I had my transfer and he was confirmed out then I'd definitely transfer him out for Bruno. Can't believe you don't own him still.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Thanks, I have Bruno just no Salah

        1. BenDavies
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Oh sorry I misread your comment, I thought the listed mids were potential transfers. I wouldn't get Salah in obviously, but if KDB is confirmed out I'd even consider a Gundogan pick. He looked fantastic tonight and is very attacking. Bargain. I want him actually.

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            Cheers, he feels like a trap to me...

    3. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      I am playing Soucek, really want 2 FT ,Will be easier to sell KDB and get Kane maybe

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Yeah lovely feeling rolling into 2FTs

  5. ja194
      2 months, 22 days ago

      for me it will be KDB to Gundogan, its not like his goals are lucky he could have scored many more, nice to free up some cash for like a Watkins to Kane move

      1. The Ilfordian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        How do you feel about BSilva? He seems to be coming into form and used to be a Pep favourite?

        1. ja194
            2 months, 22 days ago

            its the rotation risk +Gundogan has way more shots

            1. rubberdignerapids
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 22 days ago

              And if KDB is out, Gundo should be on pens

            2. The Ilfordian
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              Sounds good. Thanks. Just looking at what I could do with the rest of the team if I replaced KDB with Gundo and it looks great.

      2. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Captaincy this gameweek looked very boring but maybe it isn't.

        What if KdB is out injured and Bruno plays the full 90 in the cup? I think it's reasonable to think Bruno might be rested vs SHU so suddenly we're left scrambling for another captain - Salah and Son/Kane play each other so the search goes on...

        Antonio maybe vs cpl? Grealish vs bur? Even Bamford away at Newcastle actually starts to be a sort of enticing captain option.

        1. Bookkeeper
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Bruno rested in a league game when UTD are challenging for the title??

          1. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            Surely needs a rest at some point no?

        2. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          no way they dont play bruno in the league imo

        3. TOLV TUMS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Antonio and Bam are definitely intriguing options....

          1. TOLV TUMS
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            Even if Bruno doesn't play the full 90, Pogba's ascendancy (seeming) will very probably pull some of the sparkle off Bruno's potential attacking returns. Imo, anyway.

            1. El Lobito 10
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              I don't think so

            2. Gemma817
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Likely

          2. El Lobito 10
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            Bruno first name on the teamsheet

          3. rubberdignerapids
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 22 days ago

            I’m looking into Vardy away to Everton myself as a potential big differential captain- seeing as he loves his away goals and will prob be leaving my team for Kane the following week

          4. Gemma817
              2 months, 22 days ago

              No way Bruno is getting rested when United is challenging for the title after ages

            • Sun Jihai
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              Kings of the GW recently:

              GW13 Holgate
              GW14 McTominay
              GW15 Hause
              GW16 Mee
              GW17 Tierney
              GW18 Keane
              GW19 Stones

              6 out of 7 are defenders. Tempted by Cancelo next week!

              1. aleksaa2
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Could be gold.

              2. The Ilfordian
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Love your thinking. I’m looking at punts and I just think Brighton Fulham will both be all out for a win. My reckless punt is a slightly restored Maupay - not sure I’d be brave enough to captain. Cancelo great alternative

            • wulfrunian
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              Sterling for me.

          5. LǝgleSs e|even
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            Neto > Gundo

            Yay or Nay
            This will enable me to bring in Salah/Mane for KDB

            1. El Lobito 10
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              Defo

            2. jdp219
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              yes

          6. Gittles
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            anyone tell me what the difference between chilwell and bruno "assist" this week? were both not crosses parried by keeper then scored yet bruno gets it but chilwell doesnt?

            1. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              isnt the assist for the pogba goal ? I might be wrong 🙂

            2. marcos11
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Their Twitter page posted about it, apparently Areolas touch wasn’t significant enough or something along them lines.

                1. bunk_medal
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  I think it's generous, but even if it isn't an assist, the two situations are still completely different. Bruno is attempting to pick out Cavani with a cross and the keeper touches it on the way. Chilwell wasn't attempting to pick out Mount and the cross wouldn't have gone anywhere near him unless the keeper intervened. I don't see the point in claiming there's some kind of double standard/inconsistency when they aren't the same situation.

            3. jia you jia you
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              KDBTC - Well it's better than the Sane and Mane TC chip disasters... still disappointing though considering he started second game!

              1. rubberdignerapids
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 22 days ago

                There’s still a juicy Burnley at home fixture tomorrow...don’t be calling it a disaster too soon my friend

              2. TOLV TUMS
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                same! pretty funny (in a sad way) that Stones outperforms KDB TC this week. Guess I'm just glad I had them both. So it goes..

              3. Egg noodle
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Kane Sane and Mane. All 3 have been disasters. I went for Salah TC this GW.

              4. fish&chips
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Agreed, particularly the 59 minute substitution and a couple of near misses from his assists (as per usual)

              5. Sun Jihai
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Annoying when 1 or 2 extra minutes played would be 6 points!

            4. ja194
                2 months, 22 days ago

                grealish out here injuring 2 players and still managing to not be suspended for Newcastle, my man

                1. El Lobito 10
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  Absolutely smashed Walker to the ground

                  1. Warby84
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    I think it was the way he fell no malice involved...

              • El Lobito 10
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                KdB and Neto > Gundo and Rash for -4?

                1. rubberdignerapids
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  Just KDB to Gundo or Rash, but I’d wait closer to the deadline due to updates on the extent of the injury and no danger of being priced out

                  1. El Lobito 10
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Cheers. Rash did well v SHU in the reverse and been rested so he could bust them again

              • jdp219
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 22 days ago

                Martinez, Forster
                Stones, Chilwell, Coufal, KWP, Kilman
                Salah, Bruno, KDB, Grealish, Soucek
                Antonio, Bamford, Wilson

                KDB status may change things, but for now considering:
                1) Soucek > Gundo
                2) Kilman > Mitchell
                3) KWP > Shaw
                4) Save

              • marcos11
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  Probably been asked several times but is the general consensus that KDB will miss the West Brom game?

                  1. El Lobito 10
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    50-50

                  2. rubberdignerapids
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    We have two updates from Pep before the next deadline- I would wait and reassess then

                  3. Egg noodle
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    No need to guess when pep has 2 press conferences where he could answer

                • Egg noodle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  I'm going to have wet dreams about Salah tonight

                  1. rubberdignerapids
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Me too brother. Me too

                    1. Egg noodle
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Lol

                  2. Warby84
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    He’s going to smash it, massively underrated for this Burnley game.. Liverpool will batter them no doubt, pretty confident..

                  3. Alisson WondHaaland
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Same. The best thing is after the 8 pointers from KDB and Bruno he really doesnt have to do much to justify his captaincy

                • OneMan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  Anyone else expect Salah to explode again over the next 4/5 ? He just doesn’t stay this quiet for long.

                  1. rubberdignerapids
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    You’d think so, but Liverpool appear in a bit of a goal rut for the time being...let’s hope this all changes tomorrow- it’s the perfect opportunity for things to turn around for Mo

                  2. Sun Jihai
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Yep. The Zambian witch doctor spell wears off by next GW.

                • AdamJ91
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  17 points from my BB, not too sure what to think about that.

                  But 113 points overall with Salah & Martinez left to play have to be happy with that.

                  1. thischarmingman
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Much better than mine, I’d be content

                    1. thischarmingman
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Still, Im on 122 with 5 to play so its all rosy

                      1. AdamJ91
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        Nice score!

                  2. rubberdignerapids
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    13 with one to play (Pieters, so could be in the minus points). Lookman saved it from being the worst BB in history- I’d say on the whole 16 is about the minimum you would expect as a ‘decent’ BB, so you’re OK

                  3. Big_Andy_GAWA
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    100 for me with Salah and Robbo to go. Wildcarded, though. Last minute change from Allison and Jésus to Sam J. & Vardy cost me...gutted.

                  4. Warby84
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    103 Salah TC Robertson and Wilson left..

                  5. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    The players I benched did terribly: 8pts! (Johnstone + 3x Leeds)

                    But overall similar to you 119 (-12) with Salah (c), Robbo and Martinez left

                • hullcityfan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 22 days ago

                  Rank halved to 80k this week - hoping Salah(c) and Watkins can go mad now.

                  1. Warby84
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    65 behind in mini league with Salah TC Robertson and Wilson to go.. It’s written in the stars!

                  2. gogs67
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Yeh, I've got a 43.48% rank change percentage so far this week, feels good

                  3. OneMan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Vardy or Salah for the next 5/6 ?

                    1. Warby84
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Mo

                    2. rubberdignerapids
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      I’d still say Salah despite mixed fixtures comparatively

                  4. Rinseboy
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    140 (-16) with Salah captain and Martinez to go!
                    Defence cleaned up!

                    Over the moon rank gone from 1m to 400k!

                    1. Warby84
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Awesome

                      1. Rinseboy
                        • 9 Years
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        cheers Warby

                    2. Don Kloppeone
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Wow -16. More ballsy than my -12 even!

                      Well played mate!!!

                      I’m on 119 (-12) with Salah (c), Robbo and Martinez to play.

                      Managed to get from 120k > 59k this week so far

                    3. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Nice work!

                      I got 137, -20!

                      Watkins v Newcastle to go.

                    4. dunas_dog
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Great job- well done!

                    5. FPL.team
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      It feels good so far. I was struggling to get sub 2m for weeks and now I've flown right through over a million managers to be inside the top 1m finally.

                  5. LǝgleSs e|even
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Thoughts on Vardy?
                    Would be great to use the money elsewhere.. Keep or Transfer?

                    1. Rinseboy
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Keep another week for me

                    2. bunk_medal
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Would be incredibly knee-jerk to get rid of him given his fixtures. I watched both of those games and he could have easily returned with a bit more luck. I would ignore the standard "player X blanked when I captained him so here's umpteen reasons why he's rubbish" analysis you tend to get in these situations and keep him.

                    3. MidTableFantasy
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      I'm keeping, He had some close chances with an old man hip injury. Hopefully some points coming soon.

                  6. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Wasn’t expecting a nervy cup tie this week but it’s still come down to the last matches to be decided. Looks like I’ve managed to edge it!

                    Me: 119 (-12) = 107. Salah (C), Robbo and Martinez to play. c. 59k OR

                    Him: 116 (-8) = 108. Salah and El Ghazi to play. c. 600k OR

                    Anyone else had any close calls in the cup?

                    1. WE GO FOR IT
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      I have a little bit more breathing space. But me and my opponent have completely different players. So, anything can happen.
                      Me: 93 (1 Hit) = 89 + TAA + Salah
                      Him: 75 (No Hits) = 76 + Robbo + Grealish + Watkins

                      Unless Salah gets something tomorrow, I feel I'll be out.

                      You should win yours comfortably unless anyone gets a red/scores OG/misses pen

                    2. Major League Shocker
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      I edged through last week with only 35(-4) against a basically dead team.

                      This week I'm 40 points ahead and cruising through.

                  7. Niho992
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    84 K casuals bought KdB for next GW

                    1. Sun Jihai
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Saw someone on Reddit that did Sterling to KDB yesterday. Madness!

                      1. aleksaa2
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        It will probably end in Sterling to Sterling for -4 lol

                        1. dansully3
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 22 days ago

                          Or even Kdb to Sterling.........

                  8. LǝgleSs e|even
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Son > Pogba

                    Yay or Nay

                    1. GoonerSteve
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      100% nay.

                    2. GoonerSteve
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Or did you mean "greater than"?

                  9. Steirish
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Kdb & brewster to kane & gundagon -4 exact cash?

                    1. lugs
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      100% yes regardless of KDB's injury status

                    2. Sun Jihai
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Depends on who you are benching as if you have Brewster you probably have a decent 5th mid
                      Could do just the Gundog move and Kane the week after

                  10. Gun gun
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Coming gw20, sell sterling and dcl to kane and gundo?

                    Gtg?

                  11. Gun gun
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Dont think sterling gonna start vs westbrom right?

                    1. FPL.team
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Why not?

                      1. Gun gun
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 22 days ago

                        Start 2 games already?

                        1. FPL.team
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 22 days ago

                          So? Rest in FA Cup and play in the PL.

                  12. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Are Leicester due another double in 21?

                    1. Major League Shocker
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      No, the next 4 deadlines are Tuesday/Saturday/Tuesday/Saturday, so the earliest there can be any more doubles is GW23.

                  13. Gun gun
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Martinez
                    Saiss cresswell stones
                    Sterling bruno salah foden barnes
                    Antonio bam

                    Subs: steer dallas kwp dcl

                    1ft, 0.4 itb. Any suggestions?

                  14. Kane Lane
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Not playing any chips or having 11 double week players made the gap 149pta with my rival. Still hope? they played there triple cap. I have played my free hit last week.

                  15. thegaffer82
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 22 days ago

                    Literally no idea who to bring in if KDB is injured. Don’t want Sterling, don’t want Mane, Son can wait...

                    May just end up with Gündogan as a place holder or something like that

                    1. dunas_dog
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      How about Rashford- scored twice in reverse fixture

                    2. wulfrunian
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      Grealish?

                    3. WE GO FOR IT
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 22 days ago

                      I'd probably take a punt on some City player for sure. Gundo looks like the one in form. But I'm tempted by Sterling. Just hoping he doesn't take any pens.