Scout Notes

Pogba making case for FPL inclusion as United face more appealing fixtures

FULHAM 1-2 MAN UNITED

  • Goals: Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) | Edinson Cavani (£7.8m), Paul Pogba (£7.7m)
  • Assists: André-Franck Zambo Anguissa (£4.5m) | Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m)
  • Bonus points: Pogba x3, Zambo Anguissa x2, Cavani x1

POG IN THE WHEEL

Paul Pogba‘s (£7.7m) latest Fantasy Premier League return has installed him on many a radar ahead of Gameweek 20.

The Frenchman netted the winner in Manchester United’s 2-1 victory at Fulham on Wednesday night and has involved himself in three goals since Gameweek 17.

No member of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad has matched Pogba’s attacking returns over the last four matches, in which he has produced an average of seven points.

By comparison, the more expensive Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) has a goal, assist and five points per game during that period and Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) has a solitary assist to his name.

“I would like to say so (Pogba is at his fittest and most focused). He is happy, physically in good shape and we know all about his talent. Today we played him in midfield and it was worth it.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Whether Pogba can sustain this form beyond Double Gameweek 19 is certainly worth monitoring.

It must be noted, pinning down his favoured position in Manchester United’s formation remains a challenging prospect.

After starting on the left-hand side of attacking midfield against Aston Villa and Burnley, he has returned to the holding roles for the last two matches.

And some cynics might point out that his stunning out-of-the-box goal at Craven Cottage came from his only shot of the game.

DEFENSIVE POTENTIAL?

According to the Fantasy Football Scout Season Ticker, no team has better fixtures for defensive potential over the next six Gameweeks than Manchester United.

They face Sheffield United (home), Arsenal (away), Southampton (home), Everton (home), West Bromwich Albion (away) and Newcastle (home) between now and Gameweek 25 – encouraging indeed.

Their preparation for that run of matches has been relatively positive. Since Gameweek 16, only Arsenal (four) have more clean sheets than Manchester United (three).

However, their start at Fulham might have worried owners of Harry Maguire (£5.4m), Luke Shaw (£4.8m) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m).

With the Red Devils producing some sloppy passing and poor defending early-on, the Cottagers exposed their high line in the fifth minute when Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) ploughed through the middle to open the scoring.

And some might argue that United’s defence is not as strong without Victor Lindelöf (£4.8m) next to Maguire, the centre-back missing out at Craven Cottage.

“(Lindelof) is not bad, it’s still his back we’ve got a few issues with, I felt it was better he stayed home, trained a bit and can be ready for the weekend,” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

TAKE A LOOK

A third Premier League goal of the season for Lookman is sure to increase attention on the player for differential potential.

His Wednesday-night opener was his second attacking return of the last three matches and it is possible he could find himself deployed out-of-position from now on.

With Aleksandar Mitrović (£5.5m) still fit enough only for cameo appearances from the bench and Bobby De Cordova-Reid (£5.3m) missing out through suspension, Scott Parker used Lookman as the centre-forward in a 3-4-2-1 formation.

“(Deploying Lookman through the middle) worked to a tee in the first goal. His finishing was deadly. I thought that worked well. He’s vital, everyone has seen he is quality and he proved that tonight. For sure (Lookman will relish the pressure). He needs to relish. A young player who is thriving and getting a run he’s not had over the last couple of years. Huge player and he’s going to be a difference-maker for us.” – Scott Parker

His positioning is, of course, something to monitor in the next few matches although some Fantasy managers could benefit from jumping early.

When sorting the Season Ticker by attacking potential over the next six Gameweeks, Fulham rank second best with Brighton (away) and West Bromwich (away) their next two opponents.

Fulham XI (3-4-2-1): Areola; Adarabioyo, Andersen, Aina (Mitrović 83′); Bryan, Reed, Zambo Anguissa (Lemina 79′), Tete; Cavaleiro (Kamara 71′), Loftus-Cheek; Lookman.

Manchester United XI (4-2-3-1): de Gea; Shaw, Maguire, Bailly, Wan-Bissaka; Fred, Pogba; Martial (McTominay 85′), B Fernandes (Matić 90+5′), Greenwood (Rashford 85′); Cavani.

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

    Martinez, johnstone
    Dias, cancelo, coufal, Egan, Mitchell
    Bruno, KDB, Rashford, Bowen, ESR
    Bamford, Antonio, kane

    1FT, 0.8 ITB

    KDB -> Gundo the obvious move and recycle funds next week? Anything else worth doing?

  2. Cruyff's Eleven
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Might be accused of chasing last week's points etc. but I'm close to pulling the trigger on

    Salah + Soucek to Maddison + Pogba and use the surplus funds to bring in Kane next week.

    Thoughts?

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      My gut says no

  3. jimmy.floyd
    • 5 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Play three:
    A AWB
    B Saka
    C Bamford
    D Wilson
    E Coufal
    F Souček

    Have DDG and Creswell

    1. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      BC(A/D)

    2. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 2 days ago

      BCD

  4. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Current team is on 105 with Martinez and Grealish left with no chips. If I WC 18 instead of FH I’d be on 132 with BB. That’s 27 pts. Pain...

    1. 420king
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      and how many points would you get on a WC?
      just chill, WC can be worth more than 27 pts in a single gw....

      1. 420king
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        in GW18 i mean

    2. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Subtle brag? Haha

  5. YEAH PITCH!
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Fplstatistics had Antonio due a rise the last few nights, and again tonight.
    Are any other prediction sites slightly more reliable?
    Thanks.

    1. Krapgame
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      give fantasy football fix a go, see if its any better, I find ok for my needs.

  6. kobewan
    • 1 Year
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Would have keep KDB if it was only 1 week but 3 to 4 weeks is too much..

    sell him for and FT who?

    A. Sterling
    B. Rashford
    C. Gundogan
    D. Marhez
    E. Pogba
    F. Barnes
    G. Maddison

    1. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      G

  7. Klip Klopp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    My rank has really fallen because I didn't play my WC and I went without Stones etc. Can I get some advice on my next move?

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

    Bench: Foster, Dier, Bissouma, Douglas

    A. Chilwell --> Stones
    B. Foden --> Gundo
    C. Any other suggestions?

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Salah out

      1. Klip Klopp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        for who though?

      2. Flair
        • 1 Year
        12 months, 2 days ago

        What happened to Salah essential and non owners will be punished, Pukki? Lmao

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 2 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Now that the witch curse is over Salah will return to his best form

          1. Flair
            • 1 Year
            12 months, 2 days ago

            Must be why you're advocating selling him

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 2 Years
              12 months, 2 days ago

              Yeah more points for myself in the weeks to come

    2. Garth Marenghi
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      not B

    3. wulfrunian
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      It depends on the FAcup game.If Foden gets a rest i would save ft else b.I would keep Chilwell.

    4. Yank Revolution
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Chil out / Stones or Dias in for the MC double up on D. Helped me rocket up the standings this week.

  8. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 5 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    I'm dying inside...

    1. Flair
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Liverpool fan?

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Order has been restored...Glory, glory...

  9. Champions League Varane
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Thoughts? Tempted by KDB -> Sterling
    and then
    Salah (West Ham)and Bamford (Leicester) -> Vardy (Leeds) and Son (Brighton) and have Kane + .7.

  10. 420king
    • 7 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Does anybody else HATE price changes in this game? Would you prefer it if they only happened once per GW, as soon as the transfer window for next one opens (capped at 0.2)?

    1. HashAttack
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Only the price drops 🙂 ... the problem this season are the long, drawn out game weeks

      1. 420king
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        I feel like the problem lies more within a huge amount of casual players that are making early moves for absolutely no reason. You can either wait and get priced out of your desired move, or do the transfer early and get screwed by injury. There's absolutely no skill whatsoever involved in this either.

        1. HashAttack
          • 4 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Don't think casuals are the ones driving it - most of them don't do transfers
          What about new teams set up each week - there must be a lot of them created each week and presumably those purchases count towards price rises

          1. Deulofail
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            12 months, 2 days ago

            Most casuals don't do transfers? Most do!
            You can play the game while wasting a bunch of free transfers, but they don't do transfers, they're not casuals, they're not playing.

            1. Deulofail
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              12 months, 2 days ago

              *if they don't do transfers

            2. 420king
              • 7 Years
              12 months, 2 days ago

              Yeah, I figured it was mostly casuals because they'd be inclined to do the transfers early but he's right, there's more than just that.

    2. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      I used to think that way as is the way in another game I play but then thought wouldn't it be boring if all fantasy games were pretty much alike.

      1. 420king
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        I don't think the game would be more boring to you if they changed that, if anything you should be more inclined to play because the rules would make so much more sense...

        1. waldo666
          • 11 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          I don't mind the volatility of the market tbh. I do admit though that there does seem to be more blatant manual intervention over the last few seasons though which is very frustrating.

          1. 420king
            • 7 Years
            12 months, 2 days ago

            I do get the fun of volatile market. But in this case it's not, because people are either abusing the system or making hasty early decisions which do not help anyone.

    3. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      I think the buying price should rise and fall but the selling price should never change. That would also allow them to more transparently manually manipulate the prices. E.g. to raise Smith Rowe up in more dramatic steps.

      1. 420king
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        I think it's an interesting idea and would solve one problem that a lot of people have, but I still prefer mine as I feel it solves two without changing the system much.

        1. Deulofail
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          You doing it once a week would definitely be part of my system too. You couldn't be manually manipulating prices by +/- 0.5, for example, without telling everyone about it and when it's going to be.

          1. 420king
            • 7 Years
            12 months, 2 days ago

            Right, having it once per week would solve all the 'abuse' problems. Would also stop people from getting extra value from WC which some might not like, but overall it'd be more fair to everyone.

            1. Deulofail
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              12 months, 2 days ago

              Yeah I like it, mainly for a different reason though: that it levels the playing field for people across the world, and opens the door to transparency. No need to keep the pricing system opaque in that case. Or less reason to.

              Though I don't think your solution, alone, solves the averarching problem that people feel forced into making moves for the financial side of the game, which is not what they wanted to play FPL for. It's too complex a system attached to what should be more of a 'pick you favourite players' kind of experience. FPL is generally very simple in every other way, but for some reason, you have to factor in a long-term business strategy, which most don't have the time to compute, and doesn't really feel rewarding at the end since it might not pay off, because FPL is so unpredicatble anyway.

              Your specific issue that people feel pressured into moves early in the gameweek is part of the problem that people are pressured into moves in general. I think solving the the 'early in the gameweek' part doesn't do much to solve the problem, because people will still be pressured into early transfers (e.g. buying 1 GW earlier than you wanted because the price will go up next GW). You can still argue the same thing: that price changes are part of the game and up to you how you play. If it's really beneficial to wait most of the time, then you should do that and gain your advantage. Much the same as a week-to-week price change.

              I would rather see the price game removed from the fantasy football game entirely. (Except for adjusting buying prices periodically and transparently as mentioned above to keep the game balanced and challenging throughout the season).

              1. 420king
                • 7 Years
                12 months, 2 days ago

                Right, levelling the playing field for all people across the world was also a part of why I'd prefer it to be this way, but you make some good points that I agree with. What I was suggesting would indeed not be the perfect solution, but considering how reluctant they are to make changes it would perhaps be the one they would be willing to do right now and (for me) it would certainly be an improvement. I also don't see being pressured into an early deal because of a price rise as a bad thing, as long as you know it is happening.

            2. Yank Revolution
              • 10 Years
              12 months, 2 days ago

              What they should do is take the Price Change Predictor and make it legit, open up that side of things and let players see what is REALLY going to happen with rises and falls and not have us make semi-educated guesses on it.

    4. OrmskirkFC
      • 9 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      I was lucky to get some big hitters early but now find myself hesitant to tinker as I would lose .4 on Grealish, Son, Bruno or Kane if I wanted to buy them back. That's already been affecting my thinking.

    5. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Part of the game and loved it from the first day. Creates distinct styles of play towards it and to some extent stops everyone having identical teams. As much as it can reward the brave (or stupid) it can have the very opposite effect too.

      1. 420king
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        And that's exactly what my problem is 🙂

        1. 420king
          • 7 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          (not the identical teams, but the fact it depends too much about luck...either hold your transfer and risk getting outpriced or make it early and risk getting an injury)

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

      I quite like it. Adds another dimension to the game.

    7. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Can be frustrating but is a fun extra angle to the game. All the prior analysis I've seen points to veterans (those with consistently good ranks) doing transfers late though. Current world number 1 seems to be doing his just before the deadline each week. Sensible with COVID I think.

  11. Going To Win This Year
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Salah to Son or Gundo or other

    1. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      hold

  12. Pep Roulette
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    WC required?

    McCarthy Johnstone
    Justin Coufal Dallas Targett Balbuena
    Salah Mane Bruno Foden Soucek
    Werner Adams Bamford

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Nothing that can't be sorted over a few weeks, Werner out would be my priority.

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Cheers mate

    2. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      no WC needed here, Werner > someone

    3. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Might not be a great week to sell werner tho
      I would do mane -> someone

  13. Garth Marenghi
    • 5 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Do we know how typically how Sterling performs when kdb is out?

    1. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Think he scored against Arsenal the only time this season he was on his own. Aguero played for a bit and they won 1-0

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Pretty woefully

    3. Garth Marenghi
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Thx, okay so that move is a little more punty. Then other factors like if Aguero was playing, but regardless the creativity won't be there to set up Sterling as much. Also with Dilva gone.

  14. SilentLemonMan
    • 1 Year
    12 months, 2 days ago

    KDB/Maguire > Cancelo/Grealish - triple the Man City defence ?

    1. King Drogba11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 2 days ago

      I’ve gone Robbo to Stones to get Triple city defence.

      Best value in the game no debate around it

    2. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      trip City defence i bottled this DGW and it cost me, i am looking at doing it next week

  15. Danno - Emre Canada
    • 6 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    One of my big cash rivals back 4 nearly matched my whole TC team GW score hahahahaah

    1. HashAttack
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      72 for my back 4 + GK .. and that's with AWB and Cancelo disappointments

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Cash league. Tut tut.

  16. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    no chance Liverpool win the league now

    1. Niho992
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Still more chances than Manchester United.

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 2 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Must be deluded

        1. Niho992
          • 3 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Deluded because i think Liverpool is better team than Manchester United. Lol. Ok

      2. Pep Roulette
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Lol no shame

      3. FCSB
        • 5 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        you will be lucky to get top4

        1. Niho992
          • 3 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          2nd place behind City.

          1. FCSB
            • 5 Years
            12 months, 2 days ago

            no chance, you'd need to be able to score goals first

            1. Niho992
              • 3 Years
              12 months, 2 days ago

              "no chance"

              Just lol

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      City are favorites still, sadly for me.

  17. De Gea is GOAT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    If KDB is out for a while who to replace him with?
    Open to a nice differential but i think Maddo is probably the best one to get? 1FT 0.3 ITB

    Marti
    Coufal Stones Cancelo Chilwell
    KDB* Salah Son Bruno
    Bamford Antonio

    Brewster Alzate Taylor

    1. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      i like Maddison pick

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Thank you kind sir. Any differentials?

        1. OneDennisBergkamp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          at 7.3% Maddison is one I would say?

          the only issue is no City attack

          1. De Gea is GOAT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            12 months, 2 days ago

            Very true. Expected his ownership to be higher tbh. I would only trust KDB in attack but keeping a close eye on Gundo.

  18. Pep Roulette
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Which City triple up out of the 5 options?

    A. Foden
    B. Gundogan
    C. Dias
    D. Cancelo
    E. Stones

    1. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      C D E

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Cheers mate

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      I have D and E and would like one of those cheap attackers.

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Cheers fam

    3. Gerd Mueller’s thighs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      On my wildcard, I swapped Foden to Gun. Both are in excellent form, but I think Gun is nailed as much as a city player can be nailed.

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Cheers mate. And which 2 defenders?

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Cancelo and Stones if you have decent bench cover. If not Dias and Stones.

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 4 Years
            12 months, 2 days ago

            Cheers fam

    4. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      All defense - why not, it’s working

  19. Roni! Toni! Toney!
    • 5 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Is Bamford to Antonio a sensible move? Would you do it for a hit?

    1. FCSB
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      not for a hit

    2. Pep Roulette
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Not this week. Not at all.

    3. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      not for a hit this week, do it free next week

    4. Joggers Nipple
      • 12 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      no and no

    5. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Don’t be silly.

    6. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Point chasing IMO. You're transferring in someone who's benefitted from a DGW to someone who still has one to come. At least give Bamford Newcastle.

    7. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Not for a hit but Bamford does look bad lately

  20. Tsparkes10
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    What to do? Nothing? And who to bench?

    Martinez
    Justin Stones Dias Dallas
    Son Bruno Salah
    Vardy Antonio Bamford
    (Johnstone, Raph, Coufal, Soucek)

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Coufal over Justin?

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Hmmmm not sure

    2. HashAttack
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Play Raf ahead of Justin - Leeds will have had a whole week off over Newcastle

    3. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      No idea who you would bench but I'd be keen to play Raphinha against Newcastle.

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        That's the problem. But he also let me down this week :/. Tricky one...

        1. waldo666
          • 11 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Yeah, let me down too. I have a pretty ordinary bench though so no headaches for me.

    4. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Raph > Justin

  21. tc93
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    138 points- happy with this GW.. but now what do do with this lot? Is KDB out for a few weeks?

    Tempted to do KDB/Davis --> Kane + Anguissa (and play 3-4-3)

    Team:
    Martinez
    Coufal / Dias / Stones
    Salah / Fernandes / Son / Soucek / KDB*
    Bamford / Antonio

    Bench: Button, Robertson, Michell, Davis*.

    Thoughts?.

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Moves look good. Wait on kdb news though... Soucek, Robo to Justin, Gundo instead maybe?

      1. tc93
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Yea I've also thought about taking robbo out.. but if I did I'd most likely wanna bring grealish in.. if KDB is only gonna miss one match I'd most likely do Soucek + Robbo --> Grealish + any 5.0 def (maybe Justin)

      2. Avery
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        KDB out for 2-3 weeks maybe 4 or longer...

    2. Joggers Nipple
      • 12 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      KDB to Sterling?
      Cash in on Robbo soon

      1. tc93
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        hmm not sure on sterling without KDB.. I'd rather own Kane for the fixture run.. but if KDB is only out for 1 week I'd defo keep

        100% agree on robbo, just not sure where to go

  22. OneDennisBergkamp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    talked out of city triple defence this DGW, maybe now is the time..

    1. Niho992
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Nah. You will want City attacker in some stage

      1. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        probably around the same time i WC

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Cancelo stones and Dias for me if KDB out. Those next three fixtures are minimum 54pts plus bonus surely?

      1. Yank Revolution
        • 10 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        But one goal RUINS your entire GW w/out question. Double up is good enough.

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 4 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          This. Exactly this. I feel 2 defenders and one of Foden/Gundo.

          1. Yank Revolution
            • 10 Years
            12 months, 2 days ago

            Yeah, its not even debatable unless desperate. Risk is way too high each week to run that strategy consistently.

            1. De Gea is GOAT
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              12 months, 2 days ago

              If i was chasing a big gap in ML i would do it. Could be gold but very risky indeed

        2. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          I would agree entirely but it’s WBA Sheff Utd and Burnley. I don’t see them scoring I’d they played them twice each. Just my opinion. Wouldn’t do it normally.

          1. Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            12 months, 2 days ago

            *if

  23. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Pogba is a player who when on form seems unstoppable. He has a knack of smelling when something is on a picks up his games. I think right now he sees a chance of some kind of silverware and suddenly his form is great. They way he took his goal against Fulham made him look like the top player he can. Just wish he would do it all the time. Thing is though, he is really tempting me right now!

    1. Joggers Nipple
      • 12 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Hi! Lets not talk League 1 football
      Seems a fun punt and good way to try to get some 'unique' points over others

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Unfortunately as ever, after a great promotion the previous season the manager walks out on us and leaves us fighting for our lives and no doubt will go down without a whimper. Really hard times right now. Good win away to Ipswich though the other week!

        1. Joggers Nipple
          • 12 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Yeah, we are not adrift yet but got hope there are 4(?) worse teams than us and cant see that right now.

  24. tc93
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    also to everyone whos panic selling Salah.. do it at your own peril.. imo he'll be the highest scoring player at the end of the season

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Im still holding...but a blank v Spurs would be worrying.

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Going no where yet got me. My only doubt is something isn’t right but not sure what it is?

      1. tc93
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        yea somethings not right but I back Klopp and Liverpool to fix that over the next couple of weeks

    3. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Completely agree. He will surely bounce back vs Spurs.

      1. Yank Revolution
        • 10 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Let's face it though, Pool do NOT look like the team of last season and haven't all year.

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Also agree with Yank R. Nowhere near the same LIV as last season

      2. tc93
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        yea I'd put money on it

      3. Salah’s Sonnet
        • 10 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Surely?

    4. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      i doubt i will ever sell unless its for KDB

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

    Any suggestions here folks? 1ft, 0.9m itb. Thanks.

    Martinez
    Robbo zouma stones
    Salah kdb Bruno saka soucek
    Vardy bamford

    Forster Dallas coufal Brewster

    1. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Probs save FT imo

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Not zouma > Dias?

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Bye bye Zouma. Hello Dias.

      1. OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        this

      2. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Thinking the same. Cheers

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Yeah good move for sure. But you can also save and reassess next week. Dallas and Coufal are decent bench covers. Sounds like you're pretty set on getting Dias so might as well do it this week 🙂

  26. yanky
    • 12 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    KDB >

    a) Gundo
    b) Sterling
    c) Son
    d) Grealish
    e) Rashford

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      A

    2. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      d

  27. baines is god
    • 10 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Wildcarded in frustration. Dropped from 20k to 300k in the last 10 weeks.
    Leno Holding Dier Son Kane DCL De Bruyne Mahrez Zaha Gros all gone

    Martinez (Foster)
    Shaw Stones Cancelo Targett Mitchell
    Fernandes Salah Grealish Maddison Gundogan
    Bamford Vardy Antonio in.

    Hopefully no DGW's until at least GW24 where i might have to resign Kane if spurs have a great double annoyingly.
    Might've been a frustration move but sick of going nowhere

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      You need Kane

      1. baines is god
        • 10 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Spurs have 5 tough fixtures in a row now. I'm gambling against him (probably foolishly)

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 4 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          How? Liverpool and Chelsea aren't so tough now. Brighton and West Brom!!

        2. OneDennisBergkamp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Kane is involved in most of Spurs goals, tough to drop him, I would upgrade Vardy to him, would also go Dias over Cancelo for nailedness

        3. SH1M1
          • 10 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          Do they? LIV Bri CHE WBA City

          1. baines is god
            • 10 Years
            12 months, 2 days ago

            3 of the top 6, Brighton away not easy either. WBA home the only 'great' fixtures arguably.

            Current form of Che and Liv doesn't mean they're not still tough opponents

            1. SH1M1
              • 10 Years
              12 months, 2 days ago

              Takes a brave man to go against the highest point scorer in the game, but it could be irrelevant providing Vardy does well too

    2. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Vardy? And no Spurs at all? Not for me but very decent overall!

    3. Joggers Nipple
      • 12 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Who to bench from that front 8?
      Gundo right down and Vardy to Kane?

    4. Gerd Mueller’s thighs
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Agreed you need Kane, and I went Barnes over Maddison and Pogba and Cavani over Mo and Bamford...but I have a lot of catching up to do.

    5. Flair
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Not sure what you can even target with a WC at this point besides City and Leicester. which is doable with FTs. I'd look to have a DCL route with his run 21-24.

  28. tc93
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    is holding now nailed at arsenal?

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      He is holding his spot for now surely

      1. tc93
        • 3 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        ha!!

    2. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      looks like it yes, wore the captains armband a couple times too

    3. Joggers Nipple
      • 12 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      pretty much so i would say

  29. kobewan
    • 1 Year
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Who likely will be bench against WBA with KDB out?

    A. Sterling
    B. Gundogon
    C. Foden
    D. Silva
    E. Mahrez
    F. Rodri
    G. Torres

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Can get some idea after the cup game!

    2. Niho992
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      See who will start game in fa cup. If Sterling rest in cup game im getting him

  30. Serendipity
    • 11 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Play Soucek (cry) or Dallas (new)?

    1. Pep Roulette
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Dallas

    2. OneDennisBergkamp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Dallas

      1. Serendipity
        • 11 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Cheers, was leaning that way based on Newcastle's lack of goals recently and Soucek's lack of recent shots (none in last two)...

    3. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Soucek
      CP concede goals from set pieces and crosses and thats where soucek shines
      Dallas isn't a bad shout but given its an away game you are really only looking for attacking returns.