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What I’ve learned about key FPL assets at half-way stage of unpredictable season

As we are midway through the season, it is an important time for some reflection which, for me, involves pausing and looking at some numbers.

And, anyone who knows me well enough should not be surprised to see that includes assessing the performance of big hitters against opposition of varying degree. 

It has not been a good first half of the season but, with all my chips intact, I’m hoping I can turn things around in the second half of the campaign. I’ve been making some steady progress in the last few weeks but it isn’t the Nitro boost I’m hoping for. 

I’ve recorded six green arrows out of the last eight Gameweeks where I’ve steadily climbed from 3.1 million to 1.47 million and I am hoping that trajectory continues.

This article is based on what I did at two previous occasions last season as well where I look at the performance of big hitters against different quality defences and try to make sense of the numbers and how it can help us in the future. This is the link to my previous article.

Just like my last piece on this subject, I divided the league into three tiers of defence (based on my opinion, form and some statistics). They are fairly similar to the assumptions I had last time around but please treat them strictly as my opinion. 

Then using the very useful ‘Per 90’ and ‘Performance Versus’ filters from the Premium Members Area, I tabulated the performances of these big hitters against the three categories of defences to see how much of an effect the fixtures have on them. 

I’ve delved further with my analysis this time around to see if we could gauge anything substantial from this data.

First off, the categorisation of teams is as follows:

  • The Kolarov (Top Tier) – Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottehnham Hotspur, Leicester City, Manchester United
  • The Lescott (Middle Tier) – Arsenal, Burnley, Everton, Wolves, Aston Villa, Southampton, West Ham
  • The Bramble (Bottom Tier) – Brighton, Newcastle United, Leeds United, West Brom, Sheffield United, Fulham, Crystal Palace

This table comparison gives us the Goals + Assists per 90 for these assets against different defences in the previous season as well as this season. The first thing that jumps out to me is the averages. 

While there was a distinct difference in the performance of assets against varying opposition in the previous season, the same hasn’t been the case this season. This is one of the reasons my ‘upside chasing’ strategy where I try to bring in players to captain in a good fixture hasn’t worked as effectively as last season primarily because broadly speaking, the performance of these premium picks against Kolarov (0.5 to 0.6) and Lescott (0.6 to 0.8) teams have improved. 

Secondly, players are not as explosive against Bramble teams as they were last season (1.0 to 0.8). And thirdly, my subjective opinion is that the likes of Harry Kane (£11.1m), Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) and Son Heung-min (£9.7m) who are the highly owned assets in this game, haven’t really slowed down to an extreme degree which makes going for other big hitters, even for captaincy, more risky than it was last season because simply put, you’re betting against players who aren’t really slowing down.

Let’s now look at the performance of players on a team to team basis.

MANCHESTER CITY

Let’s talk about Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m) first (in case you missed it, he looks out for a while). He’s playing in a slightly different position compared to last year and while he was hugely consistent against opposition of varying degree last season, he’s underperformed a bit against the Kolarov and Bramble teams this season. 

This makes sense to me because of two things. Firstly, Manchester City haven’t been the same free-scoring team this year that they were in the last season and arguably more value lies in their defence. Secondly, I also put down De Bruyne’s underperformance down to the fact that he and his compatriots have missed a lot of the chances created as well and he has been underperforming compared to his underlying numbers. It is worth noting that he has three goals and an xG of 7.48 this season. 

Raheem Sterling’s (£11.4m) numbers expectedly have gone down this season. What is worth noting is that he still has fairly strong numbers against ‘Bramble’ teams and is facing West Brom and Sheffield United in his next two fixtures. It is also worth noting that Phil Foden (£6.3m) has done fairly well against Kolarov and Lescott teams in the limited minutes he’s afforded against them.

Liverpool

Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) has fairly consistent numbers compared to last season with a slight improvement in performance against Lescott and Bramble teams. This despite the five blanks (hello Zambian FPL addict) that he has had off late. It is worth noting that Salah still has the second best performance against Bramble teams, behind Jamie Vardy (£10.1m). 

Sadio Mané’s (£11.8m) numbers are still fairly consistent against Kolarov and Lescott teams but he’s seen quite a fall against the Bramble teams this season. The emergence of penalty picks and Mané’s form quite hasn’t been there in the first half of the season and it is worth monitoring if things change in the second half of the season.

MANCHESTER UNITED

When it comes to the Manchester United assets, it’s all about Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m). He’s shown a drastic improvement in his performance against the Kolarov and Lescott teams. He’s behind only Kane for performance against the Lescott teams and is as effective as Salah against Bramble opposition, which makes him a safe go to captaincy option against obliging defences. Marcus Rashford’s (£9.6m) numbers have reduced against good teams but he has seen a substantial improvement against poor teams. Such is Anthony Martial’s form (£8.8m) that his numbers have deteriorated across the board. 

THE OTHERS

The big story here is the Spurs assets. While I don’t have Son’s numbers from last season, Both him and Kane do incredibly well against all three kinds of opposition. 

The numbers for Kane and son against opposition of different category make sense to me as you’d expect Son to be more effective against Kolarov teams where they are expected to counter and you expect Kane to do better against Bramble opposition where you’d expect the opposition to sit deeper. 

Kane’s numbers have improved across the board from last season. Son is second only to Foden against good teams which is a good sign for those looking at him for De Bruyne replacements with the game against Liverpool incoming. Both players are best in class against Lescott teams which is the prime reason for fixture chasing with other premium assets simply hasn’t been as effective. Kane is a more reliable captain against more obliging teams. 

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s (£11.3m) numbers have dropped across the board and he simply hasn’t been in form this season. He does have the highest Non-Pen xG numbers in the league in the last four Gameweeks so things do look like they are changing. 

Historically, Auba is a good bet against weaker opposition but Arsenal’s fixtures don’t look very appealing in the mid-term. Vardy (who is also going to be out for a while) has done really well this season. He has increased his output against good opposition (hat trick vs Manchester City, goal and assist vs Spurs, assist vs Man United) and has been the most explosive asset amongst all the premium big hitters against obliging teams. 

He has a staggering 1.7 Goal + Assist/90 against such teams which is a shame because Leicester City had a good fixture run and he would have been a great asset to own in these fixtures based on his previous appearances.

Here is just a last look at these numbers for this season and three things stand out to me.

  1. The Spurs assets have good numbers across the board 
  2. Bruno, Vardy and Salah’s reliability against obliging teams could be key in the second half of the campaign.
  3. How these averages compare to last season

 That said it doesn’t take much time for the Fantasy landscape to change and I will be looking forward to doing a similar analysis at the end of this season.

Good luck to everyone preparing for Gameweek 20.

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1,057 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nikolai Volkoff
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Soucek + Vardy > Pogba + Ings looks promising

  2. DIMITRIS
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    What's the best option out of these :
    A) KDB to Son for FT
    B) KDB and Che Adams OUT for Grealish and Vardy IN ( -4 hit)
    C) KDB to Mane for FT
    D) KDB and Bowen OUT for Salah and Gundo IN (-4 hit)
    E) KDB and Che Adams OUT for Maddison and Kane IN (-4 hit)

    1. umerlfc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      A

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Thanks

    2. Werner Bros
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      A

    3. Releasebreaks
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      A

    4. Max City
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Vardy is also out

    5. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      A or e

      Vardy is injured

  3. cigan
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    How do you think Vardy out impacts Maddison/Barnes?
    Even if you put on all the other Leicester strikers at the same time, they won't be anywhere near as good at creating space as the main man

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Barnes has scored 4 in the last 5 with no Vardy. He will manage just fine

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Barnes is who I am looking at, getting better every year.

      1. cigan
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        great points there, thanks

        1. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          You're welcome 🙂

  4. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    I have both Mané and Salah- plan had been Mané to KDB. Would you keep Mané or transfer out ?

    A Keep
    B Transfer to Son
    B Transfer to Gundogan
    C Transfer to Foden

    1. King Kohli
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      B

    2. Wrong Captain Again
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I’m in exactly the same position... Spurs is just the type of game that might suit Mane so I’ll probably hold 1 more week and reassess, give the opportunity to scout the best Man City mid and how they line up without De Bruyne

    3. Werner Bros
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      B - Son

    4. FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      A (for this week at least)

    5. Marcin the Pole
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Same position and I am pretty sure I'll do B. Not keen to hold double Liverpool with how they're playing plus I already own Gundo.

  5. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Points prediction in the next gw for these?

    A. Kane
    B. Dias
    C. Adams
    D. Antonio
    E. Konsa

    1. Wrong Captain Again
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      In my humble opinion, these types of posts are completely redundant and do nothing but give us a false sense of security... any prediction is likely to be completely inaccurate by the way the season is going

    2. SH@KTIMAAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      2
      2
      2
      2
      2

    3. Max City
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      2
      6
      1
      5
      2

    4. acidicleo
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      2 6 2 2 2

  6. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Is a change of Lowton to Mitchell really the best I can do here. Very conservative but I would like some extra money in the bank and two free transfer next gw is always nice...

    Martínez
    Cancelo, Tierney, Coufal
    Son, Salah, Fernandes, Grealish
    Wilson, Bamford, Kane

    Button, Lowton, Burke, Douglas
    2 free transfer, 0.5 million in the bank (+ free hit, bench boost and wildcard)

    1. Werner Bros
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Team looks good so I'd go for it

  7. Werner Bros
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Would love some thoughts on any of the moves below?

    A: Vardy Balbuena > Antonio Dias +2.3ITB
    B: Vardy Rashford > Kane Grealish +0.8ITB
    C: Vardy Rashford Balbuena > Kane Grealish Stones (-4) +0.1ITB
    D: Vardy Rashford Balbuena > Kane Maddison Cancelo (-4) exact money

    Martinez / Forster
    Chilwell Coufal Dallas / Balbuena Neco
    Salah Bruno Rashford Son / Riedewald
    Vardy Bamford Watkins

    2FT 0ITB

    1. fc_skrald
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I dont like hits so maybe just Vardy to Antonio or Ings?

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Or B!

    2. Releasebreaks
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      B is obvious move

    3. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Don't sell Rash before SHU.

      I'd say just do Vardy > Antonio and save the other. Then you can re-assess the Kane/Rash move next week.

    4. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      None. Why sell Rashford

    5. Max City
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I'd wait to see about Maddison without Vardy and MCI without KDB

  8. jammie26
      1 month, 6 days ago

      114 with Grealish and watkins to go, could do with a villa goalfest tonight!

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Nice progress this year.

      2. sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        114 here as well but have Grealish & Wilson. So, goalfest from both would be good, as it would also wipe Martinez CS.

    • Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Hello! I would be grateful your views on this draft wildcard team please!
      Martinez Forster;
      Stones, Digne, Justin, Dawson, Mitchell
      Bruno, Sterling, Son, Gundo, Smith-Rowe
      Kane, Ings, Antonio
      1.3 itb planned for Antonio to DCL if seems sensible.
      Thank you

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Nothing bad about that team. Only Sterling a little question...

        1. fc_skrald
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Think Digne is injured again?

          1. Tambling5
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Today's Liverpool Echo says he is missing cup game, but expected to play against Leicester.

            1. fc_skrald
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Ok, thank! Been lurking at him myself...

        2. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Thank you for replying. Is it that you just don't like them, or do you have any better suggestions?

          1. Tambling5
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Sorry meant for post below

      2. Max City
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        I'd rethink about Forster, Sterling, and Ings

        1. Tambling5
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Is it that you just don't like them, or do you have any better suggestions?

          1. Max City
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Currently SOU and Sterling seem to be out of form.. plus, I'd wait to see how MCI will do without KDB

            1. Tambling5
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Thanks! Ings looked very sharp today, and unlucky not to score when his sharp turn and shot hit the post. Forster lowest cost as GK and on bench anyway. City have a good few fixtures, and will swap for Salah/Mane if and when!

    • tom_p77
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Ziyech>Salah for a hit?

      1. AuFeld
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Absolutely.

    • Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Which option will give me more pts?

      A)
      Gw20: Madisson
      Gw21: Madisson + Cancelo
      Gw22: Madisson + Cancelo

      B)
      Gw20: Gundogan
      Gw21: Gundogan + Digne
      Gw22: Gundogan + Digne

      1. sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        A

      2. acidicleo
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        A

    • Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Robbo to Cancelo worth a hit this week?

      1. AuFeld
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        For sure.

      2. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Oh could be both good or bad... I dont like the hit but that is just me - go for it then!

      3. acidicleo
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        I would do if no other priorities..
        A frustrated Robbo owner here..

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

      Grealish haul is pretty much guaranteed tonight after he somehow escaped a yellow card ban after injuring two players last game.. Congrats owners..

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        A haul and a 5th YC to balance things out tonight

      2. AuFeld
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        If El Ghazi starts, I think Grealish will be a good for an assist or two.

      3. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        I'm sure KDB injured himself...

      4. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Not his 3rd match - should be another 2 or 3 pointer

    • DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Didn't use any chips and on 87.
      Martinez grealish and Watkins tonight.
      Will I make 100?

      1. Black Knights
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        I hope so. I’m on 101 (all chips intact) and I’m hoping Emi and Jack sneak me to 115-120.

      2. acidicleo
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        6+3+2 likely...
        Hopefully save points or bonus to cross the 100 mark..

    • akhilrajau
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I done kdb to gundogan. Is it worth adams -> kane for -4 hit?
      Or do it next gw for FT

      A. DO it for -4 hit
      B. Do in next GW

      1. Max City
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        B

      2. acidicleo
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        B

    • diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Brighton goal would be useful

      1. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        There it is!

        1. Major League Shocker
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Knockaert puts Chris Hughton's team on the board!

    • fc_skrald
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Still no Brewster points...

      1. aleksaa2
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        One more than expected tbh

        1. fc_skrald
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          🙂

    • Hazardous1983
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      What combo is best. For next few weeks

      Kane gundogan grealish
      Kane son gundogan

      1. Max City
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Isn't it basically grealish vs son?

        1. Hazardous1983
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Bascially yep.

      2. aleksaa2
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Weird way to write son or grealish.

        1. aleksaa2
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Son

      3. acidicleo
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Son easy..

    • Hazardous1983
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Lol. Yea soz

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

      If Grealish had any sense of right and wrong he would sit out tonight's game... But we all know he wont, footballer morons cant even be asked to not to exchange bodily fluids after the game and in celebrations...

      1. jammie26
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Why would he do that?

      2. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        I think this article needs proof reading

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Why so?

          1. Ginkapo FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Lescott bramble and kolarovs all messed up. Wrong stats in places. Missed player bolding. Conclusion a bit off

            1. Deulofail
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              A couple more drafts, maybe.
              Gammar mistakes. Clumsy, complex and inaccessible phrasing. Quite a difficult read unless you're simply scanning for tidbits.
              Don't mean to sound harsh but it's the reality of the situation. These are the kind of articles I might actually be interested in reading, so it's a shame that I'm put off trying again in the future. Just my 'subjective opinion', though.

              1. Deulofail
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 6 days ago

                Grammar*
                Almost too ironic

                1. Little Red Lacazette
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 6 days ago

                  I thought so too.

                  1. Deulofail
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 6 days ago

                    Good job I'm not paid to contribute

              2. Ginkapo FPL
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 6 days ago

                The conclusion should be to target the attackers against Lescott. Makes sense

                1. Ginkapo FPL
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 6 days ago

                  Curiously almost a repeat of a preseason article about targetting the porous defences. I think Lateriser has overcomplicated it

        2. Max City
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          which article?

      3. tafrère
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        154(-8) with just Wilson left.

        Let's break the 160-pts !

        1. Max City
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Very nice score!

          I myself should've been close to that score (140+) if I had followed my gut and did Bamford >> Antonio (-4) + BB
          But instead I kept with my rule to not take any hit..

          1. tafrère
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Never take hits ?

            I generally take 20-24 hits per season. And I think I should even take more lol.

        2. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Excellent score. Your OR must have moved up by miles.

          1. tafrère
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Yes... Up from 430k to 76k. And now I can hope for a top 10k finish again. Amazing GW tbh!

        3. MissouriMarten
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          143 (-4) here. Grealish, Targett and Watkins to go. Fingers crossed.

          1. tafrère
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Amazing score. If Villa win 3-0 you're in paradise.

            1. MissouriMarten
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Cheers. To be fair, I've had more than my fair share of luck this week (Targett going off and getting CS points just before City scored and Gundo getting the penalty that KDB would've taken), so I can't be too greedy. Although like most FPL managers I'm still dreaming of "what might have been" with a better captain than Salah!

      4. The Littlest Robbo
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Anyone know how Ings played today?

        1. Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Well after he woke up and had breakfast he drove to the stadium with his kit.

        2. aleksaa2
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Decent, not great, had some flashes

      5. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        foden starts

      6. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Your City line-up to face Cheltenham!

        XI | Steffen, Garcia, Harwood-Bellis, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho (C), Doyle, Mahrez, Torres, Foden, Jesus

        SUBS | Ederson, Dias, Sterling, Gundogan, Zinchenko, Rodrigo, Bernardo, Cancelo, Bernabe

        1. Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Testing Torres in the middle

        2. fc_skrald
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Stones too tired to be on the bench?

        3. Max City
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          front three: Torres, Foden, Jesus?

          1. Ginkapo FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Since when have city played with a front three?

        4. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Oh Foden

        5. Monklane
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          decent bench, to be fair

      7. Captain Vantastic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Err Foden starts. . .

      8. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Foden owners only a state of blind rage

        1. WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Could still easily start. Nothing to worry as of now. 2 of the front 4 will start vs West Brom.

      9. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Cancelo in is certain now

      10. McSauce
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Cancelo, stones, Dias, sterling, gundy, Ederson all rested

        1. doher.ty
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Happy about this! Considering triple city defense by bringing in Cancelo in this week!

        2. Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Anyone cleared out who is the best option between Barnes and Maddison?

          1. tafrère
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            People on here seem to prefer Barnes.

            I'll probably go with Maddison in GW21 myself. Just like him more.