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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. tafrère
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Which teams are more likely to get doubles in GW26 please ? Or we can't have any clue yet ?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      The ones in FA Cup are their opponents.

  2. Drogo
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    I guess KDB to Rashford is the main move here?

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      No

    2. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Not really.

    3. Drogo
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Rashford has good fixtures and is also rested. Who would be better in your opinion?

      1. tafrère
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Gündogan
        Maddison
        Barnes
        Pogba
        Grealish
        Even Raphinha

        Plenty of options cheaper than Rashford imo.

      2. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Gundo is the main man people are targetting.

    4. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Pogba is an option to consider ahead of Rashford.

    5. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      For me I think yes, though waiting for the game tomorrow. As a Sheff Utd fan, Man Utd will destroy us! Bruno will have super high effective ownership so I think a double up will help as differential.

      Gundogan in seems to be the most common move on here, but he actually hasn't had a shot on target in games where KDB isn't playing. Man City sucked vs. WBA last game with nearly all their chances created in it coming through KDB.

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        penalties is the only thing he got. Plus he is popping up in right places for the first time. But i might still avoid gundo

    6. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Gundo is the ffs wagon

    7. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Not necessarily main but he is a good option indeed

    8. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      No. Son for me.

  3. CRO KLOPP
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Why did Fabianski got subbed?

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Rested

    2. aleksaa2
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      So the reserve keeper could make a debut. It's not an injury.

    3. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Thanks all

  4. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    If rival who is ahead of me by 80 pointa captains Bruno should I captain Sterling or Bruno?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Who do you think scores more next GW?

    2. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Maybe too early to try to be different chasing your rival. Just play your own game, 19 gameweeks left. Start considering making differential moves later on the season imo.

    3. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      I’m in the same position and think I can chase it down, I am heavily tempted to C Cancelo this week but think I’ll stick with Fernandes

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Still so tempted to do this - think if Bruno starts tomorrow that will cement if for me

        1. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I just have a feeling

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            He’s gonna haul at some point. Might have to create even more chances with KDB out

  5. yalala
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Anyone keeping Salah considering the curse is over?

    1. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Many who have fires in the team, in the name of KDB and Vardy.

      1. JBG
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        This.

  6. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Unknown with a great goal for West Ham

  7. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Has Brewster STILL not got a goal or assist for Sheff??

  8. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Hearing rumours of a Grealish mega haul later....

    1. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Knew football is rigged

    2. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Wilson Pen 0-1

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      A mega xA haul as Watkins misses everything?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Hoping Grealish is more direct and shoots!

    4. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      My H2H opponent has Mings. So expect him to score.

    5. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      0-0

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Boo

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Don't like that score myself 😆 just lowering the expectation of Sat evening football entertainment

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Good way to prepare I guess!

    6. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      More like YC incoming

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Wouldn’t mind a haul and a YC, have a benching headache next gameweek!

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          🙂

    7. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Sauce or ban
      If the rumours are coming from RockStar i am going to believe

    8. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Fingers crossed

  9. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Max possible prem leagues going through atm

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Big big BGW coming?

  10. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    How many still in the cup are riding on the outcome of tonight's match? I know many cup matchups are already pretty much concluded.

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Cup oppoentn needs 30 points from martinez and Mings to beat me

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Mings to pull a Stones & Martinez to save 2 penalties and you are done.

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Opponent needs 43 minimum from Martinez and Wilson, think I’m safe!

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Glad that you helped your opponent overcome the cup distraction and concentrate on other things.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          🙂

    3. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Me: 14 points
      Opponent: Grealish + Watkins

      If Villa win comfortablly, I'll be out. If only KdB had stayed 1 minute longer. That was worth 4 points with my captaincy and him not owning him.

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Pray for the duo to stay quiet.

        1. WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Yeah, if they get 2 or more returns between them, I'll be out!

    4. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Me +13 and Martinez left
      Opponent Grealish left

    5. Jamizz
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Opponent: +19
      Me: Grealish + Watkins

  11. Mitos77
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Why Stones is not in Man City team today?

    1. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Rested.

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Rested

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      PL is a priority over this cup game. Rested.

  12. Oggle22
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Gutted been done by the pep roulette 3 times with gundagon, mahrez and Foden and now foden starts to make it an even more anxious wait should I just get rid?
    1ft 1.8m in the bank

    Martinez
    Konsa Holding Stones
    Son Salah Bruno Foden
    Kane Antonio Bamford

    Steele Soucek Mitchell Kilman

    Soucek has been annoying to own also only hauled the twice hr was on my bench

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Keep Pep trying out new front three, Foden could play three times a week no problems.

  13. CRO KLOPP
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Who would you start here?

    A) Martinez (bur)
    B) Fabianski (palace) double with Coufal

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      A

      1. CRO KLOPP
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Cheers mate

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      A

  14. dabber7
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 23 days ago

    If Laporte does well today, how nailed do we think Stones is going to remain for the coming games?

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      100%

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Less convinced here - 5 fixtures in under 3 weeks followed by Champions League. Expecting rotation.

    2. bored by december
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Laporte should be doing well against Cheltenham...

    3. Would Ed Woodward
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      He's nailed, Dias plays best at LCB, same position as Laporte and he's arguably City's most important player at the moment.

    4. fn.jota
        2 months, 23 days ago

        i dont agree with most here. Dias is nailed, he plays beter at RCB but he is playing at LCB.

        if laporte comeback i would bet on dias and laporte but i dont think laporte is coming back

        1. dabber7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Yes I agree that Dias is nailed, why do you think Laporte won't be coming back?

          1. fn.jota
              2 months, 23 days ago

              because john stones and dias play very good together why change something thats working? (:

              1. fn.jota
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  but i could be wrong because pep said recently in press conference that laporte was best LCB in the world... we have to wait 2 see but if laporte comeback i dont see dias getting benched

                • dabber7
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Because Pep is Pep?

                  I have both of Stones and Dias but seeing Laporte on the team sheet tonight, made me think, am I ultimately going to end up getting burned?

                  I take your point though ...

            • Would Ed Woodward
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              There was an article a while ago where Pep said that Dias prefers to play at LCB so Stones was getting the best out of him, I'll try and find the link.

              1. Would Ed Woodward
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Sorry, I quickly realised after posting that I can't be bothered looking.

                1. fn.jota
                    2 months, 23 days ago

                    I just checked with a friend of mine that is a benfica fan (im from portugal) and he said that dias played in the right in benfica and its more logical because he is right footed

                    1. dabber7
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      Yes, I kind of thought that he was only currently playing on the left until Laporte was fit and that ultimately it would be Stones who would be at risk.

                      1. Would Ed Woodward
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Nope.

                      2. Would Ed Woodward
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Laporte lost his place while he was fit and was injured since then.

                    2. Would Ed Woodward
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      VVD prefers playing on the left side and he's right footed, Maguire too.

                      1. fn.jota
                          2 months, 23 days ago

                          so dias played in his former club like 10 years at right center defender and now he likes to play at left? lol ok!

                          1. Would Ed Woodward
                            • 2 Years
                            2 months, 23 days ago

                            That's what Pep said and he obviously thinks this is his best CB partnership.

                            1. fn.jota
                                2 months, 23 days ago

                                with this partnership of course i agree with u but
                                dias is better on the left than stones but is not is natural position

              2. dunas_dog
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Is triple City defence a viable option for next 3 games or is 2 plus mid better option?

                Cancelo Dias and

                A Stones or
                B Gundogan
                C Sterling ( but makes getting Son/ Kane in 21 more difficult

                1. fc_skrald
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  My own stupid rule is to have max 2 players from the same team - but go for it.

                2. Sco
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Don't get Sterling. He's useless.

                3. CRO KLOPP
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  B

              3. Gazza2000
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Thoughts on Davis to Kane for -4 and bench Soucek?

                1. aleksaa2
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Nah, FT next week

              4. g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Thoughts on these moves?

                A Robbo to Justin, Shaw or Maguire

                B Soucek to Barnes, Pogba, Maddison

                To do B I need to release funds by doing A 🙂

                Bruno C or go crazy with Foden?

                Martinez
                Robertson, Stones, Dias
                Bruno, Son, Foden, Salah
                Kane, Bamford, Watkins

                Johnson, Soucek, Coufal, Mitchell

                1.5

                1. aleksaa2
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  A and I would watch Leicester game and see how are they looking. Wouldn't consider B now, because your XI is g2g

                2. Magic Zico
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  A Shaw

                3. bored by december
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  really like the pogba and maguire picks, something different! Also got Maguire

              5. g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                City game on BBC HD or iplayer

                1. Marcin the Pole
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  BBC One

                2. rokonto
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Iplayer without the annoying crowd noise

              6. djman102
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                For anyone interested: No surprises in the 3pm kickoffs, so still on for massive blanks for now. Man City next-they are in an FA Cup pool with all lower league teams (NOT named "Wigan" or "Middlesborough"), so their GW29 game with Wolves should blank. Even if a miracle occurs, the game can still blank if Wolves beat Southampton R5.

                1. aleksaa2
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Cheers!

                2. Lindelol
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  loving it

                3. Jamizz
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  With no FH My wish is for Bristol City to KO Sheffield, means Villa doesn't blank in 29 and could still have a double in 26.

              7. Eat my goal!
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Tempted by Sterling

                Although other considerations are

                Grealish
                Maddison
                Rashford

                All including a -4 for stones

                1. Dwotle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Sterling not matching his price tag. Grealish out of those.

                  1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 23 days ago

                    I think over next 2 sterling is a great punt. Tempted myself

                  2. Eat my goal!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 23 days ago

                    Agree, although he’s been ticking over recently and leaves cash in that spot for an easy switch to salah should be turn his fortunes around

                    1. Dwotle
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      If he's a placeholder for Salah, go for it. Nice few fixtures.

                      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        This

                2. Magic Zico
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Rashford with those run of fixtures

                3. Lindelol
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  I think I am gonna do KDB to Sterling.

              8. FPLGeezer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Who to start?

                A) Coufal cry
                B) Dallas New
                C) Mitchell WHU

                1. Dwotle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  B

                2. Magic Zico
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  B

              9. Jon Walter's Hatty
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Worried Foden owners but should be used to it by now

              10. Gun gun
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Foden start): thinking should i sell foden for gundo now?

              11. pundit of punts
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Save FT?

                Martinez
                Dias - KWP - Holding
                Bruno - Grealish - Foden - Son
                Kane - Wilson - Bamford

                Button - Mitchell - Dier - KDB

                1. UNDERWORLD7
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Yeah I’d save there

                  1. Dwotle
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    2 months, 23 days ago

                    Would be tempted by double City defence in your position, but solid team.

                2. pundit of punts
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Cheers both

                3. Gizzachance
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  Kdb out 4-6 weeks, can’t bench for that long
                  Use ft to address

              12. Niho992
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Transferred out Che Adams for Watkins last night. Hope he starts tonight and score. Come on Ollie !!

                1. Jamizz
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  I hope so too. Just that you won't get the points

                  1. Niho992
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 23 days ago

                    Why not? Goal and 3 BAPS = 9 pts

                    1. Jamizz
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      How do you expect to get the points when you brought him in last night?

                  2. Gizzachance
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 23 days ago

                2. jammie26
                    2 months, 23 days ago

                    Dont be a silly billy.

                    1. jammie26
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        I'm confident of a warkins double hattrick tonight, with all 6 assisted by grealish.

                    2. TorresMagic™
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      The question is why?

                      1. Niho992
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Newcastle at home. Thats why and Adams blanked today vs Arsenal which is great

                        1. TorresMagic™
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 23 days ago

                          It's still GW19.

                          1. Niho992
                            • 2 Years
                            2 months, 23 days ago

                            Lol. Ok

                    3. Gizzachance
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      Hope he starts an scores for you tonight! Ballsy trans

                      1. Niho992
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Cheers mate

                  • FPL Kaka
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 23 days ago

                    Which City defender should I double Dias with?

                    A) Cancelo

                    B) Stones

                    1. Lindelol
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      Cancelo

                    2. UNDERWORLD7
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      Stones all day

                      1. Hazz
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Cancelo is almost as nailed & far more threatening

                    3. Deulofail
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      I'd think that Cancelo will outscore Stones over the rest of the season if both remain fit. Who's the better value? Don't know, but probably Cancelo too, especilly with all the money spare some of us have around this time. I'd say Cancelo, assuming you have a bench.

                  • Yuhz89
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      Who is best to replace vardy? already got kane and bamford

                      1. Gizzachance
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Antonio?

                      2. Deulofail
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Antonio or risk it for Cavani if you're feeling fruity

                      3. UNDERWORLD7
                        • 9 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Antonio, or even possibly Ings

                      4. pingissimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Antonio or DCL if looking good in the cup

                    • Silecro
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      Which option would you choose for next GW out of those:

                      A) Play Soucek vs cry
                      B) Play Dallas vs new
                      C) Play Gundo vs wba (but with -4 taken)

                      1. Deulofail
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        B please

                      2. Gizzachance
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        B

                      3. Silecro
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Cheers! B it is

                    • Gizzachance
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      Pick two for this gw
                      A holding
                      B Dallas
                      C coufal
                      Cheers

                      1. Dwotle
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        B C for attacking bonus

                        1. Gizzachance
                          • 6 Years
                          2 months, 23 days ago

                          Thanks

                    • Deulofail
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 23 days ago

                      Bottom

                      1. Patio Kev
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 23 days ago

                        Ha Ha - Are you really that bored to be post counting ?

                        Well done though, top effort.

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

                          😀