Scout Notes

Maddison outshining Vardy as Pereira returns for Leicester

LEICESTER 2-0 CHELSEA

  • Goals: Wilfred Ndidi (£4.8m), James Maddison (£7.1m)
  • Assists: Harvey Barnes (£6.8m), Marc Albrighton (£5.3m)
  • Bonus points: Ndidi x3, Kasper Schmeichel x2 (£5.5m), Jonny Evans x1 (£5.5m), Wesley Fofana (£5.0m)

MIDFIELD MAESTROS

Owners of Jamie Vardy (£10.1m) are likely suffering from cold feet even as appealing fixtures approach for Leicester City.

The striker’s blank against Chelsea ensured just a four-point score in Double Gameweek 19, a total more than doubled by Harry Kane (£11.1m) in just one match.

And what has made Vardy’s disappointing Fantasy Premier League returns more frustrating for his 28.9% backing is the fact that the Foxes are hardly in bad form.

Their recent 2-0 win over Chelsea, a fourth victory in the last six, has taken them to the summit of the Premier League table at the time of writing.

Vardy’s direct contribution to that achievement has been relatively minor, without a goal since Gameweek 14 and producing just 2.5 points per game over the last four matches.

By comparison, James Maddison (£7.1m) and Harvey Barnes (£6.8m) have put up 7.8 and 6.3 points per game in that time and look the prime candidates to benefit from upcoming meetings with Everton (away), Leeds (home) and Fulham (away).

Maddison has been in particularly exciting form, netting in three successive Premier League matches for the first time this season.

And, after producing three attacking returns in the opening 10 Gameweeks of 2020/21, the former Norwich City man has seven in his last nine outings – and struck the bar against Chelsea.

Barnes is in similar form, putting up four of his eight goal involvements this season over the last five matches.

KING OF THE ROAD

Still, there are crumbs of comfort for Vardy owners as we head into Gameweek 20.

For the second match in a row, the Leicester forward was quiet but, as ever, always ready to pounce on any loose balls behind defenders.

He got one-on-one with Edouard Mendy (£5.1m) from an awkward in the first half on Tuesday night, his chip batted away partially and requiring a defensive clearance to stop it ending up in the back of the net.

Vardy was also fouled as Marc Albrighton (£5.3m) played a ball into the penalty box, which Maddison duly converted. Had his colleague not scored, Leicester might have had a penalty, which Vardy surely would have taken.

The forward was then denied an assist in the second half when he played Youri Tielemans (£6.4m) through on goal, denied by a good piece of goalkeeping by Mendy and, shortly after, he was just inches from collecting the ball in a race towards goal in his trademark style before Chelsea’s shot-stopper got there first.

It is a well-documented fact that Vardy has struggled to find himself in such situations at home this season. His goal conversion at the King Power Stadium is as low as 8% so far this season.

But he has experienced this problem a lot less often away from home, where he has boasted a goal conversion of 42.9% in 2020/21.

More importantly, three of Leicester’s next four fixtures take place on the road, against Everton, Fulham and Wolves.

PICKLE RICK

Uncertainty about Leicester full-backs is slowly rising among Fantasy managers following Ricardo Pereira‘s (£5.9m) return to Premier League action after 10 months.

His comeback is timed rather awkwardly for anyone hoping to predict Leicester’s back-four for upcoming matches considering the form of James Justin (£5.0m) and Timothy Castagne (£5.7m) this season.

The former has played every minute of the Premier League campaign thus far, an impressive feat in this exceptional season, and has produced 3.9 points per match in that time.

Meanwhile, Castagne has shown plenty of the same marauding spirit we have come to know of Pereira in 2020/21, exemplified in two key moments against Chelsea.

It was the Belgian who teed up Maddison for his cross-bar shot while he would have been afforded the assist for his long ball forward had Vardy collected possession and slotted past Mendy.

So, where does Pereira fit into the equation? Well, Brendan Rodgers certainly teased Fantasy managers on Tuesday night by deploying him on the right-hand flank of the attacking midfield in the place of Albrighton for the final 15 minutes.

The Portuguese full-back was always going to be someone to monitor upon his return to full fitness, not least because of sustained interest in Justin and Castange.

But if there is a chance of Pereira playing in a more attacking role, then keeping an eye on him just became even more important.

LAMPARD LOTTERY

The task of predicting a Chelsea team has become harder in recent weeks and their form has not helped Frank Lampard in that respect either.

The Blues, who have now lost three of their last five Premier League matches, put in an abject display at the King Power Stadium.

Meanwhile, Kurt Zouma‘s (£5.8m) stock has taken another dip as he failed to register so much as one minute on the pitch in two Double Gameweek 19 matches.

As things stand, only three defenders are selected by more managers than Zouma but the third start in four for Antonio Rüdiger (£4.5m) alongside Thiago Silva (£5.6m) is sure to trigger a fire-sale in the build-up to Gameweek 20.

Lampard also made changes to his attack against Leicester, putting Callum Hudson-Odoi (£5.7m) in for Hakim Ziyech (£8.1m), although it is worth pointing out the Englishman has more attacking returns since Gameweek 15 than any other Chelsea asset (two).

Hudson-Odoi was one of the few visiting players to go close on Tuesday night, rippling the side-netting from close range when played through by Christian Pulisic (£8.2m).

Substitute Timo Werner (£9.2m) put the ball in the back of the net but his goal was ruled out for offside after a VAR check.

Leicester City XI (4-1-4-1): Schmeichel; Justin, Evans, Fofana, Castagne; Ndidi; H Barnes, Maddison (Pérez 76′), Tielemans, Albrighton (R Pereira 76′); Vardy (Iheanacho 88′).

Chelsea XI (4-2-3-1): E Mendy; Chilwell, T Silva, Rüdiger, R James; Kovacic, Mount; Pulisic, Havertz (Ziyech 67′), Hudson-Odoi (Werner 68′); Abraham.

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1,202 Comments Post a Comment
  1. sandman58
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Today's challenge please help :
    13.2 million for 3 defenders
    Which 3 are the best to get
    Already have Stones & Coufal
    On my wildcard

    1. JeGro
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Mitchell 3.9, Holding 4.5 & Shaw 4.8?

      1. sandman58
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        That's a nice start
        Reckon Mitchell will be 1
        So 9.3 for 2 defenders

    2. Tingate
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Depends on your thoughts on Shaw, but I'd probably go Shaw, Holding, Mitchell.

    3. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Mitchell, Targett and Holding work?

      1. sandman58
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        What you'd think of Mitchell Pieters and Justin??

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Not keen on Pieters so Justin too expensive for you.
          Mitchell, Holding + 1

          1. sandman58
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Thanks for the imput

      2. sandman58
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Sorry shuda said I have Martinez in goal....thanks for reply

    4. sandman58
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Or could Struijk and Mitchell work so I'd have 5.4 to spend on a starter??
      If so...which defender is best for 5.4 or less??

      1. JeGro
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        I like Justin. He's playing really well

    5. linkafu
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Lewis 4.2 Holding 4.5 Ward 4.3

      1. sandman58
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        0.2 still remaining if I go for these mate

    6. snow pea in repose
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Shaw has 4 yellows...

        1. sandman58
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Super call
          Didn't know that
          Thanks

          1. popey
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            4YC doesnt matter, tonight is 19th game so he's either banned next gw with a YC tonight or no impact. Either way will know by 10pm tonight

            1. sandman58
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Oh....thanks for this mate

    7. Right In The Stanchion
        1 month, 8 days ago

        KDB injury rumours. Oh how delicious.

        1. No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          if you go on twitter, and search "de bruyne injury" and click on latest, there is literally nothing.

          it's a rumour started on here.

          1. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            and that's twitter!

            1. ReadyGestedeCook
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Now get that post out of my site...

        2. Captain Vantastic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          What? When?

        3. Spike ⚽️
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          It's prats like you that lets this forum down badly!

          1. Captain Vantastic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Loook who's here! Hey Spike. How have you been?

            1. Spike ⚽️
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Good thanks. First post on here for months. I've moved across to Nirvana. Much calmer and enjoyable. Have a good season CV

          2. Right In The Stanchion
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Why? I just read it on the last page. I personally think he may be rested against a reserve villa team. No need to name call.

              1. No Professionals
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 8 days ago

                I just read that you're a prat and am going to tell everyone else.

                What? There was nothing to base it on? Didn't think that mattered?

                1. Right In The Stanchion
                    1 month, 8 days ago

                    I saw him looked knackered at the end of the last game. It’s too late now if he’s going to play or not. So who gives a F?

                  • The Train Driver
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 8 days ago

                    He is a prat...

                2. popey
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  How is it a Villa reserve team? everyone back training

                3. jammie26
                    1 month, 8 days ago

                    All Villa 1st teamers are fit to play you plonker.

              2. NateDogsCats
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  Same every week, this time by some rando that signed up this week from the looks of things that has an all-seeing eye within City apparently. Just ignore it

                  1. Shawcus
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 8 days ago

                    It’s been reported on the BBC sports website, minor ankle injury but looks like he’s got over it snd is good to play tonight. I posted the link earlier.

              3. JP\'s
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  A, B for Bellerin?

                  A) Shaw
                  B) Dallas

                  1. Fulchester's New Centr…
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 8 days ago

                    A

                • Footieboot
                    1 month, 8 days ago

                    Lol loving this Pepeye guy spreading rumours. He is not even replying just makes new comments to get more attention lol

                    1. Nightcrawler
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 8 days ago

                      We love to see it

                    2. Steve The Spud
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 8 days ago

                      ffs he actually said that kdb had been to the treatment centre but should make it.. that was the latest I saw

                      he probably goes to the treatment centre for some nice deep tissue work a couple of times a week anyway, seriously

                    3. Shawcus
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 8 days ago

                      It’s not rumours. Been reported by the bbc. It seems it’s a minor ankle injury but he should be good to play tonight.

                    4. Pepeye
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 8 days ago

                      Not spreading rumours MEN confirming most points I've made. Dad and Cousin worked at City I'm a season ticket holder I've never given a confirmed line up but I think Cancelo will play and am hopeful KDB will

                      1. Steve The Spud
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 8 days ago

                        the EYE has spoken

                  • OneDennisBergkamp
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 8 days ago

                    whats the record score on FPL in a GW? this guy is high!

                    https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/2223439/event/19

                    1. Nightcrawler
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 8 days ago

                      Ive seen a 220+ before

                      1. Nightcrawler
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 8 days ago

                        Here was dgw once with an average score of around 150

                        1. No Professionals
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 8 days ago

                          the week Kane and Sanchez got 90+ points as TC and were the main picks. remember it fondly.

                          1. Nightcrawler
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 8 days ago

                            Hmm yeah that too. I was thinking way back in 2010 the days of Fabregas lamps rooney

                    2. Right In The Stanchion
                        1 month, 8 days ago

                        I’ve got 115 Salah C and 8 others so hoping I can reach above that.

                        1. GloryManUnited
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 8 days ago

                          Link your team or else it's all BS. Especially coming from you

                          1. No Professionals
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 8 days ago

                            ha

                          2. No Professionals
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 8 days ago

                            I do get why people don't link teams (in case people in their mini leagues find out their cunning plans), but also I find it very annoying.

                            1. JONALDINHO
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 8 days ago

                              People who don’t link their teams are just ashamed of their rank.

                              1. Studs Up
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                the word u looking for is expose lol

                      • Poetry in motion
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 8 days ago

                        You mean ever or this season?
                        If it's ever, even I've had bigger than 165 in a big DGW with BB a while ago, think it was 180+ or something

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

                        https://twitter.com/FPLGeneral/status/1350385724680499201?s=20

                        This is the record. The highest ever.

                        1. KAALI_DAAL
                            1 month, 8 days ago

                            Darmian double digit haul made me puke

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

                            A 20pt hit that gets you 147 points above the average... jeez.

                        2. mojoindojo
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 8 days ago

                          Over 200

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

                            Found this on reddit. 226 points

                        3. Gleys11
                            1 month, 8 days ago

                            1.8 million rank rise in a week not to bad i suppose

                        4. Steve The Spud
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 8 days ago

                          tonight I will get my first ever score over 100 in fantasy football

                          is it normal to be really emotional during such times?

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

                            Haha congrats. It's a great feeling indeed. I didn't break 100 at any point last season. I'm hopeful I can do it this week. 22 points needed from Martinez, Stones, Grealish, KdB, Fernandes, Salah TC.

                          2. Poetry in motion
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 8 days ago

                            Congrats

                          3. The Train Driver
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 8 days ago

                            Needs to be in a sgw to mean anything...

                            1. mojoindojo
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 8 days ago

                              Let him enjoy

                          4. KAALI_DAAL
                              1 month, 8 days ago

                              No

                            • Cruyff's Eleven
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 8 days ago

                              Been there, done that. GW14.

                              Yup, emotional. Got the Tshirt...

                            • Cruyff's Eleven
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 8 days ago

                              Well played mate!

                          5. Pepeye
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            1 month, 8 days ago

                            Fact that KDB has been having treatment at City not fantasy, Didn't you see the Joel Ward tackle

                            1. No Professionals
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 8 days ago

                              the one after 30mins?

                          6. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 8 days ago

                            Not gonna lie, kicking myself a little for choosing to do Robbo to Cancelo rather than Son to Barnes/Maddison as my funding move to get Antonio and Stones.

                            Ah well

                            1. KAALI_DAAL
                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                You got Antonio and Stones. Stop crying.

                              • Footieboot
                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                  Naah you did the right move imo in the long run.

                                • linkafu
                                  • 1 Year
                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                  Cancelo will haul

                                  1. Party time
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                    I just got back from the future. Cancelo ain’t hauling

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

                                Guys, it's way past the deadline. Rumours or facts, you can do nothing about your teams. Stop paying attention!

                                1. KAALI_DAAL
                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                    Attention is all we can give.

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

                                      Ignoring will serve better!

                                  • Miguel Sanchez
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                    This, there's a global pandemic on, have some perspective.... oh wait, no, that's FPL twitter

                                2. KAALI_DAAL
                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                    Score predictions for City and Villa?

                                    Feel like this could easily be a 4 goals thriller.

                                    1. Miguel Sanchez
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                      2-0

                                    2. Footieboot
                                        1 month, 8 days ago

                                        0-0

                                        1. KAALI_DAAL
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            Noooooooo

                                        2. JONALDINHO
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          2-1. Sterling, KDB, Watkins with the goals.

                                          1. Bushwhacker
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            Watkins LOL

                                        3. ClassiX
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Depends what team Villa can actually put on the pitch...unless you mean City 4-0 Villa?

                                          1. popey
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 2 Years
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            Whole Villa team is back in training, only absentee's Hause and Trez (neither of which starters)

                                      • Pepeye
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        1 month, 8 days ago

                                        I'd be very surprised if Cancelo doesn't start at RB with Zinchenko on left
                                        Hopefully KDB and would rather have Foden than Mahrez starting at least

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

                                          Enough posturing.

                                          What's the lineup?

                                          Post up your XI and we'll see if all this talk actually has some substance behind it...

                                      • Obi Wan Elokobi
                                        • 9 Years
                                        1 month, 8 days ago

                                        I’m on 108 with 11 and KDB captain to play. Hope I can get 150 will be my best score ever. Also my rank gain in one weeks so far is mental.

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

                                          Wry nice mate. What a buzz. I’d be on similar if I had a playing keeper.

                                        2. Brosstan
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 6 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Good job.

                                          I had 150 points as a minimum for this game week to be a success. Massive fail, BB wasted and season all but over at this point, way off 150...

                                          1. Obi Wan Elokobi
                                            • 9 Years
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            150 minimum is a crazy high score. Let’s face it Bench boost I a joke of a chip. You have to get so lucky with it

                                            1. Brosstan
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 6 Years
                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                              it really isnt. 75 is a high score in a normal game week. Then when you bench boost AND have 13 DGW players 150 should be a minimum for a successful gw.

                                        3. The Count of Monte Cristo
                                          • 8 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Wow wow wow! Nice one, pal! Think I've only got 5 left and on around 85-90 so you're in a big big haul!

                                        4. dbeck
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          97 with 12 to play and Mo cap, can see me jumping from 650k to around 300k

                                        5. FPLtragic
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Nice haul, anything over 120 this week is a good result, i'm on 99 with 9 to come, salah captain so looking to exceed my initial expectations for week! Can't think of a time in my FPL career (14 years) where hit 150....

                                      • Shawcus
                                        • 5 Years
                                        1 month, 8 days ago

                                        Right, my go first. The City team tonight in my opinion will be:
                                        Ederson
                                        Walker. Stones. Dias. Cancello
                                        Rhodri Gundo
                                        Sterling. KDB. Foden
                                        Jesus.

                                        1. Pepeye
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Good Pick, my only change would be Zinchenko LB with Cancelo RB

                                        2. No Professionals
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Sterling and Jesus were both very poor v palace. Wouldn't be surprised if one or the other way benched.

                                          1. Shawcus
                                            • 5 Years
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            I think Pep will want Jesus to rough up Mings and Konsa a bit so will start Jesus. Agree with you that he’s been poor lately though.

                                        3. JONALDINHO
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Spot on. Potentially Cancelo RB with Mendy LB.

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

                                          I think it's this as well. Let's hope we're right!

                                        5. diesel001
                                          • 4 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Torres for Jesus and I agree with the rest.

                                        6. Tomsk
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            I think Cancelo right back , Zinchenko left. Walker will play centre back in cup on Saturday with Cancelo and Mendy also playing in cup.

                                        7. Atimis
                                          • 4 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Would you play Adams over one of the defenders?

                                          Martinez
                                          Justin/Cancelo/Stones/Coufal/Dallas
                                          Bruno/KDB/Salah
                                          Vardy/Bamford

                                          Martin/Adams/Soucek/Stephens

                                          1. linkafu
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            Over Dallas yes

                                          2. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            no

                                        8. Klip Klopp
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 5 Years
                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                          Is my season over??? I stupidly didn't play my Wildcard and I don't have KDB so my rank is dropping by the second.

                                          When should I now play my wildcard? I honestly feel like giving up on FPL this year.

                                          Martinez
                                          Coufal / Chilwell / Cancelo
                                          Salah (c) / Son / Bruno / Foden
                                          Kane / Bamford / Antonio

                                          Bench: Foster, Dier, Bissouma, Douglas

                                          Should I do Salah to KDB? or anything else?

                                          1. Obi Wan Elokobi
                                            • 9 Years
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            Wait for next big double Gameweek. You’re always going to fall to people using it just like they should when you use later on

                                            1. Obi Wan Elokobi
                                              • 9 Years
                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                              Also your team is fine as it is

                                          2. Bushwhacker
                                            • 1 Year
                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                            KDB scored 7 pts. Hardly a mountain to climb halfway through the season....

                                          3. gogs67
                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                              I've only had KDG 3 weeks out the 19 and my rank is 50K, high price assets are only worth it if they are returning and this season they've struggled to live up to their tag apart from Kane really
                                              Don't sweat it, think long term

                                              1. gogs67
                                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                                  KDB

                                              2. gogs67
                                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                                  And never use WC to bring in 1 player, it's well worth holding till nearer the next DGW

                                                • tisza
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 6 Years
                                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                                  This GW shows how many points can be offer in a DGW. Your WC can still be highly effective for next DGW. There is going to rank swings possible on the same scale as this week

                                              3. diesel001
                                                • 4 Years
                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                My guess at the City lineup. Let's see how close I get:

                                                Ederson
                                                Walker Stones Dias Cancelo
                                                Gundogan Rodri KDB
                                                Torres Sterling Foden

                                                1. diesel001
                                                  • 4 Years
                                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                                  Reply fail to Shawcus 🙁

                                                2. 1zverGGadeM
                                                  • 3 Years
                                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                                  mahrez instead of Torres

                                              4. Right In The Stanchion
                                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                                  I'm thinking of starting a Fantasy Football website called Bantasy Football Scout.

                                                  On this website you can laugh when somebody does badly.

                                                  Would you join it?? Think of it as an adult version.

                                                  1. diesel001
                                                    • 4 Years
                                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                                    Nope. Go join Twitter or Instagram for that crap.

                                                  2. Nightcrawler
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                                    No i can do the 'nowhere to hide' shtick as it is

                                                  3. Brosstan
                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                    • 6 Years
                                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                                    You can laugh when someone does badly on here..

                                                    Just say

                                                    "Imagine owning X :lol:"

                                                    1. Brosstan
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 6 Years
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      poorly coded site when emojis fail in brackets

                                                  4. The Count of Monte Cristo
                                                    • 8 Years
                                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                                    Seen plenty of that here, unfortunately!

                                                    1. StayoutheSpiceZone
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 3 Years
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      Why is everything so bitter from some people? It is supposed to be a forum to speak about FPL not behave like a kid and 'LOL' at other people! I mean, what is the actual point of the site, to discuss stuff, not to belittle one another?

                                                      1. Right In The Stanchion
                                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                                          Brexit Britain Fam.

                                                        • The Count of Monte Cristo
                                                          • 8 Years
                                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                                          Quite agree. If you wouldn't speak to them like in that person then don't write to them like that.

                                                    2. Bushwhacker
                                                      • 1 Year
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      Can it have a humblebrag section?

                                                      1. Jon Walter's Hatty
                                                        • 7 Years
                                                        1 month, 8 days ago

                                                        People dont humble brag anymore they are full on ‘look at me mummy’ these days

                                                    3. linkafu
                                                      • 1 Year
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      Bhuna?

                                                    4. No Professionals
                                                      • 3 Years
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      people who laugh at others on here just don't have any real friends to have FPL banter with

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

                                                      Unfortunately it's now saturated on here with immature muppets. Rarely participate in chat on here now because the quality has simply deteriorated.

                                                  5. linkafu
                                                    • 1 Year
                                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                                    Raphina to Smith Rowe?

                                                    1. Obi Wan Elokobi
                                                      • 9 Years
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      Leeds have a double coming up. Seems a bit sideways

                                                  6. built_this_city
                                                    • 3 Years
                                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                                    Will Dias, Grealish and Fernandes get 12 points between them tonight?
                                                    All i need for the big fat 100

                                                    1. The Count of Monte Cristo
                                                      • 8 Years
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      They should get 6 points minimum so I think 12 is fairly likely.

                                                    2. PogBruno
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      • 3 Years
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      Very likely

                                                    3. linkafu
                                                      • 1 Year
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      Bruno will handle that for you with a pen

                                                  7. Pchids
                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                      Been top of my league since GW1 and that looks to be coming to an end tonight, is it time to WC? Who would be your ideal line-up for a WC?

                                                      I know my team is a big bowl of dicks. Help me save my season you handsome bunch.

                                                      Meslier / McCarthy
                                                      Ogbonna / Dallas / Bednarek / Thiago Silva
                                                      Salah / Bruno / Walcott / Soucek / Foden
                                                      Firmino / Vardy / Bamford

                                                      0.3m ITB, 1FT

                                                      1. jammie26
                                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                                          Awful team, were you drunk when you selected half of these players?

                                                          1. Pchids
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              I know, first year playing fantasy ever, made some serious rookie mistakes.

                                                          2. linkafu
                                                            • 1 Year
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            Anto over Firmino and don't like the walcott pick

                                                          3. StayoutheSpiceZone
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 3 Years
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            I thiink it is wildcard time yes! Have some fun

                                                            Firm
                                                            Foden
                                                            Walcott
                                                            Thiago

                                                            All defo got to go imo and some others in the maybe list.

                                                          4. The Count of Monte Cristo
                                                            • 8 Years
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            Firmino, Walcott, Thiago definitely need to go. If on WC just go with one starting GK.

                                                            Vardy --> Kane similar bracket. Downgrade Firmino to Antonio and upgrade Foden and Walcott - perhaps look a Maddison if you want a punt, if you can't afford KDB / Son.

                                                            Defence is not awful but perhaps you need some City defence so look at Thiago --> Dias / Stones / Cancelo. Rest can stay and try and nail some captain picks in the comnig GW's

                                                        • Brosstan
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          • 6 Years
                                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                                          If Trashford doesnt do anything tonight his big nose wont have a sniff in my team for the rest of the season...

                                                          1. StayoutheSpiceZone
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 3 Years
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            How eloquent

                                                          2. LucasPodolski
                                                            • 1 Year
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            Rude

                                                          3. linkafu
                                                            • 1 Year
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            Class

                                                          4. Tcheco
                                                            • 3 Years
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            You’re an idiot

                                                            1. GloryManUnited
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              • 2 Years
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              Been known forever

                                                          5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 11 Years
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            Marclol Trashford and Lolly Trashkins playing centre stage in the Wednesday Televisual games tonight

                                                          6. rokonto
                                                            • 5 Years
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            Oh he will do something alright; run at a few players with the ball, forget all about his teammates, then shoot, either missing the goal or having the shot blocked.

                                                        • Pepeye
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                                          Weather near ground is horrendous, pitch is going to be massively heavy

                                                          1. jammie26
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              Match cancelled?

                                                              1. asquishypotato
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                • 7 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                Not a chance, it’s just rain

                                                                1. Forgetmeknot
                                                                  • 2 Years
                                                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                  I live in South Manchester and the Mersey at the bottom of my road has just reached its highest ever level. If grounds drainage aren’t first class I think there’s a risk

                                                            • FDMS All Starz
                                                              • 5 Years
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              Which stadium?

                                                          2. Pepeye
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            Storm Christoph is flexing it's muscles big time at the Etihad

                                                            1. PogBruno
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              • 3 Years
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              Who come up with these names for Storms?

                                                              1. Brosstan
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                • 6 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                Stormzy

                                                              2. The Count of Monte Cristo
                                                                • 8 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                Stormzy?

                                                              3. No Professionals
                                                                • 3 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                think it might be Stormzy

                                                          3. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            • 4 Years
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            90(-8) with 11 (hopefully!) to go, including KDB captain.

                                                            KDB(c) Cancelo Stones Watkins Martinez Areola Bruno today. Big day

                                                            1. linkafu
                                                              • 1 Year
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              Hope you'll will get at least 18 from those

                                                          4. The Count of Monte Cristo
                                                            • 8 Years
                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                            Adams --> Antonio seem the obvious transfer even if you own Coufal and Soucek?

                                                            Also considering Soucek --> Saka but Arsenal's fixtures aren't great despite his form. Can't go Gundogan as already own KDB and double City DEF.

                                                          5. Right In The Stanchion
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              If this post gets 40 upvotes I’ll quit FFS.

                                                              1. Party time
                                                                • 2 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                Imagine begging for upvotes

                                                                1. GloryManUnited
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 2 Years
                                                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                  This. This dude is the true s***stain on this site.

                                                              2. built_this_city
                                                                • 3 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                I used to downvote all of Bemba Da's posts.

                                                                But hes still here - giving a minute by minute update about his team

                                                            • FDMS All Starz
                                                              • 5 Years
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              Any score predictions for the MCI - AVL & FUL - MUN matches?

                                                              1. The Count of Monte Cristo
                                                                • 8 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                Gut feel is 2-1 and 0-2

                                                              2. linkafu
                                                                • 1 Year
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                2 0 & 2 3

                                                            • Party time
                                                              • 2 Years
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              Just need a massive Kdb haul tonight

                                                            • Pepeye
                                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              Good news..it's only a Yellow weather warning for Etihad at the moment

                                                              1. Pieterke30
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                • 4 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                Its bad news in my book - havent captained KDB

                                                            • Bonus magnet
                                                              • 4 Years
                                                              1 month, 8 days ago

                                                              what juicy rumours have I missed?

                                                              1. The Count of Monte Cristo
                                                                • 8 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                Biden might be the next POTUS

                                                              2. bitm2007
                                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                • 6 Years
                                                                1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                KDB benched

                                                                1. grumpyman
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  • 4 Years
                                                                  1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                  The ankle injury rumours are picking up pace. Tense times for me and my fellow TCers!

                                                                  1. Pieterke30
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    • 4 Years
                                                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                    It’s BS. Im dead certain KDB starts

                                                                    1. The Count of Monte Cristo
                                                                      • 8 Years
                                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                      Not even a C'er but I'm pretty sure he starts too. This will be a tough game.

                                                                      1. Pieterke30
                                                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                        • 4 Years
                                                                        1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                        Ofc. even with an infiltration he starts. Painkillers, anything and everything. Then rests until next PL game next week

                                                                        1. Studs Up
                                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                          1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                          Like i said before:
                                                                          Stop forcing the issue that "he/they will start".
                                                                          Unless you have seen the team sheet, you are also guessing like the rest of us.

                                                                          1. Pieterke30
                                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                            • 4 Years
                                                                            1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                            No reason to think Pep wouldnt start his best two players vs a very good Villa team

                                                                    2. Super Saints
                                                                      • 4 Years
                                                                      1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                      Unfortunately this is the case

                                                                  2. Original - Wolves Ay We
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    • 5 Years
                                                                    1 month, 8 days ago

                                                                    They are all quoting Dan Storey, the initiator,