Scout Notes

Gündogan shines in KDB’s absence as Cancelo finally delivers attacking haul

West Bromwich Albion 0-5 Manchester City

  • Goals: Ilkay Gündogan (£5.7m) x2 | Joao Cancelo (£5.9m) | Riyad Mahrez (£8.1m) Raheem Sterling (£11.5m)
  • Assists: Mahrez | Sterling | Cancelo | Bernardo Silva (£7.4m)
  • Bonus: Gündogan x3 | Cancelo x2 | Mahrez x1

Fantasy Premier League (FPL) owners who kept faith with Joao Cancelo (£5.9m) were finally rewarded with attacking points as the Portuguese full-back scored and assisted, bringing in a monster 17-point haul.

Managers looking for a replacement for Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m) need not look far, with Ilkay Gündogan (£5.7m) bagging a brace and maximum bonus points.

As good as Manchester City were going forward, all FPL players will now be looking at targeting teams playing West Brom, who have shipped 17 goals in five games.

WOW CANCELO

Cancelo has delivered consistently impressive attacking numbers all season, without the points to show for it.

Before the West Brom game, Cancelo only had one assist against West Ham to his name.

But it finally clicked on Tuesday, with Cancelo scoring and laying on the first goal with a terrific through ball for Gündogan.

As he has done throughout most of the season, Cancelo started at right-back but spent most of the game as an auxilliary centre midfielder.

This leaves Cancelo in the prime position to lay on assists or have shots on goal, with him creating the most chances of any player in the match.

Gündogan credited the defender for setting up his first goal and his passing range.

“When we have the ball, he plays a bit of a different role, he plays in the middle a bit more, gets more touches and he has the quality to put in these balls and I knew it.

“He is doing well. Everyone is doing well, him especially in the last few weeks, and we need this rhythm to maintain our level.”

Ilkay Gündogan

Cancelo’s stats throughout the season suggest his 17-point haul was far from a fluke, and there could be many more to come this season.

With good fixtures and in a City defence which has conceded one goal in five games, Cancelo looks more than capable of building on this score.

The only negative for Cancelo is the potential of rotation, with Kyle Walker (£6.1m) returning to the bench for City.

WHO NEEDS KDB?

With De Bruyne missing the next few games through injury, more than 500,000 managers gambled on Gündogan to replace him, despite the huge difference in price.

And their gamble paid off in style, with Gündogan scoring twice and picking up maximum bonus points.

A feature of City’s game in the last few weeks has been Gündogan pushing further forward from his deep-lying role in midfield to join attacks.

For City’s first goal, the German midfielder ran in behind West Brom’s defence to latch onto Cancelo’s through ball, before stroking the ball past Sam Johnstone (£4.5m).

And for his second, Gündogan won the ball high up the pitch before dribbling into the box to score.

As his heatmap shows in City’s last six games, the midfielder is now picking up the ball far more in the opposition half, rarely coming deep to receive passes.

His double against the Baggies makes it six goals in seven games for Gündogan, who has now established himself as one of the biggest goal threats in midfield in the league.

Manager Pep Guardiola praised his first signing for Man City and his “sense of goal”.

“He’s a guy that has an incredible sense of goal. When he plays near to the box he has the timing to arrive at the right time, at the right second. When he arrives he has the calmness to slow down and make the right decision. I am happy for him. He deserves the best.”

Pep Guardiola

With Sheffield United (home) and Burnley (away) up next for the Cityzens, Gündogan looks essential if he can avoid Pep’s rotation.

His withdrawal from the game at 52 minutes hints that Pep wants him fresh for upcoming fixtures.

A STERLING PERFORMANCE

Another player looking to step out from the shadow of KDB will be Raheem Sterling (£11.5m).

Despite being City’s top scoring midfielder and scoring more than 200 points in his last three seasons, Sterling has gone under the radar being owned by less than 10% of players.

Previously immune to Pep’s rotation, Sterling has found himself benched three times so far.

But the England international re-established himself as an FPL asset with a strong all-round performance against West Brom.

Playing in a fluid front three without a recognised striker, Sterling was a constant goal and assist threat throughout the game.

With Gabriel Jesus (£9.1m) failing to convince and Sergio Aguero (£10.2m) struggling with fitness, now seems the perfect time for Sterling to step up.

LOOMING THREAT

John Stones (£5.1m) owners would have been worried to see Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m) warming up around the 51st minute.

Fortunately for Stones and Ruben Dias (£5.9m), Gündogan was withdrawn and Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.5m) moved into a midfield role, with Laporte filling in at left-back.

After starting the FA Cup match, it appears Laporte is nearing full fitness, something to cause concern for Stones and Dias owners.

Pep has also been talking up Laporte since his return from injury, describing him as their “best left centre-back”.

Following the match, he said:

“From the beginning of the season apart from the game against Leicester we concede so few.

Now our defenders concentrate for 90 minutes. Ruben and John, Aymeric, they are so focused.

The midfielders and the strikers know we are there and covered and in the right moment we will score.

It is impossible to be at the latter stages of any competition without being solid at the back.”

Pep Guardiola

With the form of Stones and Dias, and the City defence in general, few managers would think of switching personnel.

But with three games in nine days, rotation is bound to come in to play putting the place of John Stones, in particular, at risk.

WHIPPING BOYS

After appointing Sam Allardyce as manager, many people expected the veteran manager to tighten up the Baggies’ defence.

Before the introduction of Big Sam, West Brom had conceded the most goals in the league, and had the worst Expected Goals Conceded (xGC) rating.

To make matters worse for the Baggies, they also conceded the most shots on target, shots in the box, and headed attempts.

Looking at the figures under Allardyce, you could even argue that their defence has got worse since his arrival.

In the 13 games before Big Sam’s appointment, West Brom conceded 26 goals and had an xGC of 25.24.

In the seven games with Allardyce at the helm, his team has still conceded the most goals, with 22, and has the worst xGC in the league.

Their overall defending appears to have got even worse, with the Baggies now conceding the most shots inside the box, outside the box, on target, headed attempts and losing the most tackles.

Following the game, Allardyce did not appear for the post-match press conference for an hour, locking his players in the dressing room and telling them some home truths.

“A few home truths needed to be said. I think it had to be done now because there is a short period of time before the next game then a short period of time for the game after that.

“And these two games really do stand high on what we need to do and how we need to try and perform. I needed to get my disappointment and feelings out of the way immediately after the game – that’s why it took so long.

“They (the players) needed to air some of their views – that’s fine because we are all in it together. But I was disappointed with that performance, to say the least. To get it out the way means it’s done and dusted.

“Hopefully, we will learn from it and we won’t see it again between now and the end of the season. I can accept defeat but not like that.”

Sam Allardyce

With no light at the end of the tunnel and defensive performances that are getting worse, targeting teams playing West Brom seems like a sound strategy.

West Bromwich Albion (4-4-1-1): Johnstone; Furlong, Ajayi, O’Shea, Gibbs; Snodgrass (Phillips 59), Livermore, Sawyers, Grant (Robson-Kanu 64; Pereira; Robinson (Bartley 46)

Manchester City (4-3-3): Ederson; Cancelo, Stones, Dias, Zinchenko; Gündogan (Laporte 52), Rodri, Bernardo Silva (Jesus 61); Foden (Torres 52), Mahrez, Sterling

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1,484 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Who are all Lukakus
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    A. Play Bamford (Leicester away)
    B. -4 to bring one of Chilwell (Burnley), Barnes (Leeds) or DCL (Newcastle).
    If B, who?

    1. Wılly
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Easy A, surely?

      1. Who are all Lukakus
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Do you think Bamford might be benched next game? Bielsa is not happy with him for sure. Leeds form is pretty bad too.
        My bench is Zouma + El Ghazi + Welbeck, which is bad, by taking a hit I can upgrade one of them for the coming fixtures

  2. Wılly
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Front 8:

    Salah Mane Bruno Gundo Soucek
    Adams Bamford Brewster

    4.8ITB, enough to do Soucek to Son
    (not enough to do Brewster to Kane)

    Would you rather do:
    A. Use all funds on one player, Soucek to Son
    B. Spread the funds, Soucek & Adams > Grealish & DCL

    1. Emre Can Pie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Maybe consider Mane and Adams out for Son and Kane for a hit?

      1. Wılly
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Didn't think about this one, I like it though. Good food for thought!

    2. Stamford Bridge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      I’ve got a similar dilemma

      Have a midfield of salah Bruno grealish gundowan and soucek

      Want son but who do I lose?

      Inclined to keep until kdb returns then gundo to son

      1. Wılly
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Soucek is the obvious answer but see if anything changes after the match tomorrow night.

      2. FourLokoLeipzig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Same midfield, none of them going anywhere. I’m hoping Kane can “cover” Son for a while

  3. FantasyClub
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Ayoze was non existent for a big chunk of the game, I felt like he wasn’t sought out enough though

    • Taegugk Warrior
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      A. Robbo to cancelo (have stones)
      B. Soucek to Son (have kane)
      C. Booth for -4

      1. Dwotle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B and wait to see how Liverpool perform tomorrow. I personally still like Robbo if Liverpool can bounce back.

      2. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B, you do not deserve Soucek.

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      What’s LTFPL Andy’s rank now? Must be close or in top 1k!

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        849, but why all the hype around Andy’s rank around here?

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Because he’s rose up the ranks so quickly past couple of months.
          And want to beat him again this year but he’s a couple ahead of me now! 🙂

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            He has, quite unbelievable really, the amount of luck has been insane!

      2. Alisson WondHaaland
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Its actually insane how lucky he has got the last couple of weeks. Literally every single decision has gone in favour of him

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Certainly on a roll

      3. GS456
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Be great if he won it

        1. KDB4PREZ
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Agreed be great if he won it but some people so jealous they don’t like to c anyone do well x

    • Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      I am angry. My place in the next round of the FPL Cup was stolen. There is no way my opponent could have got more points than me. If all my legal points were counted and his illegal points weren't counted then it's clear I won by a landslide.

      🙁

      1. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Lol 😆

      2. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        I feel like dressing up as a bison to show my support!

      3. Phil's Stamps
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        What are 'illegal points' and where can I buy some?

      4. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        amazing post

    • Kay317
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      On a wild card and need some advice on two options:

      A) Martinez (Forster)
      Dallas, Cancelo, Mitchell, Justin, Shaw
      Salah, Gundo, Sterling, Grealish, Bruno
      Kane, Antonio, Brewster

      B) Martinez (Forster)
      Cancelo, Stones, Justin, Dallas, Mitchell
      Salah, Grealish, Gundo, Son, Bruno
      Kane, Antonio, Watkins

      In B I'll rotate Watkins and Antonio see depending on fixtures.

      B is more balanced but A gives me Sterling as a place holder for KDB.

      Any advice appreciated.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Why WC now? Surely better with the doubles that are upon us soon?

        Option B of those though I’d say

        1. Kay317
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I keep slipping further behind and wanted to do something about it now before it's too late. I kept telling myself it was probably not the best idea to WC but I've done it now. Professional tinkerer. Thanks, my head is telling me B. Can't have them all and sterling isn't exactly on fire.

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Ahh fair enough then, hopefully whoever you pick now will have plenty of doubles anyways. Yeah I’m probably Sterling’s biggest hater on here haha, can’t stand him, I’d certainly say go without him but that’s just me, think he’s a huge waste of money.

      2. Peaky Blinders
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B 100%
        I would pick son over sterling
        Stones over shaw
        Watkins over Brewster

        1. Kay317
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Cheers

    • fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Martinez
      Robertson Stones Cancelo Coufal
      Salah Fernandes Gundogan Soucek Raphinha
      Bamford

      Forster Vardy Brewster Ferguson

      0 FT, 6.5 itb

      1. Vardy >> Kane (bench Coufal)
      2. Raphinha / Soucek >> Son
      3. Something else ??

      Thanks.

      1. mikess
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        1

    • Ragabolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Risers: Kane (11.3) Watkins (6.2) Stones (5.2)

      Fallers: Norwood (4.5)

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Nice, 2 up here cheers Ragabolly

      2. Party time
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        No kdb price drop.

        Unglaublich!

        Cheers Ragabolly

        1. Dwotle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Thanks Ragabolly.

      3. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        kane getting out of hand

      4. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Nice one

      5. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 11 days ago

        2 up, thanks Ragabolly

      6. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Who’s buying Kane before he’s even played! Annoying....looks like I’ll need to hold off on Bamford to DCL move now

        1. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 10 days ago

          He was rising according to fpl stats. I decided to take the risk and buy him. If he gets injured short term, I can bench him and start Soucek or upgrade someone else with -4. Should he be very unlucky and get long term injury, I can sell him next week without losing tv. Having some money itb, okayish tv and 1-2 bench players reduces early transfer risks.

          And yes, this is a game and not meant to be easy. People who honestly believe that early transfers are stupid to do should be happy that other players make early transfers and get punished for that mistake.

        2. Chemical76
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 10 days ago

          Fair point, well made.

    • Party time
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      This gameweek stinks but it’s beautiful to go through in the cup after a tight contest

      1. Alisson WondHaaland
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        If Salah doesnt return tomorrow, the Zambian witch doctor is a fraud 🙂

    • Dwotle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Chances of Reece James getting his spot back?

      1. Etonmessi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Very high. Tuchel likes to play with strong wingbacks and James and Chilwell highly likely to be his go to's for the long term.

        1. Dwotle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Cheers

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Sure, but CHO put in a MOTM performance.

        He was playing higher up and I'm. Sure his position will adjust slightly away from RWB, but CHO deserves to start again.

    • UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Like many doing a bit poor this GW, but anything glaringly obvious to change here? Feel like I may be running out of steam after a large string of progress the last 7 GW’s or so.

      Martinez
      Stones - Robertson - Dias
      Son - Bruno - Gundogan - Salah - Soucek
      Kane - Bamford
      __________________________________
      Forster: Dallas: Holding: Brewster

      I’m thinking it’s not worth a WC, very against using the 2nd one this early.

      Cheers gents

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        1.6 ITB fwiw, 1FT

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Not at all, would possibly want Cancelo and Antonio in there but that’s quite recency biased

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Cheers man, Haha yeah they would make good additions, particularly Cancelo.
          Teetering on bringing back DCL but not feeling that move just yet. Antonio for Bamford seems quite logical though

          1. mikess
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Agree on last move mentioned

            1. UNDERWORLD7
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Cheers bud! Seems sensible doesn’t it, think that’ll be the move I make before weekend

      3. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        very very strong team, looks like the most solid ‘hold’, save the FT and let it roll advice I could give anyone

        You still have Son, Salah & Kane to go this week ... that could be 6 or 26 more points so the gameweek isn’t over yet for you

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Cheers buddy I kinda needed that this GW 😉 yeah 4 players to go tomorrow, need some big things to happen, or at least some returns from 2 or 3 out the 4.
          I like the team overall, just one of those GW’s so far where it hasn’t fetched what we’d expect. May roll it, but if I don’t it will be Antonio in most likely 🙂

          1. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Antonio is a good option but arguably his fixtures are turning tougher and Bamford’s easier. I had Antonio for the double and sense that getting him now would be points chasing

            I would look at getting ahead of the pack and bring in DCL but you would need some cash if you wanted to get rid of Brewster

            Don’t WC because there are doubles to come where you will get more points but if you want to shake it up ...

            Robbo & Brewster to 4.5 & DCL -4

            Robbo, Bamford & Brewster to 4.5, Antonio & DCL -8

      4. Joggers Nipple
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Robertson down to someone who makes Brewster to Antonio work, not for a hit, so save if 1FT

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Hadn’t actually thought of that, Robertson does look a weak long atm I guess. If I did Brewster to Antonio I Could afford any defender up to 7.0, so pretty much the choice of the lot, maybe a chelsea defender, Chillwell perhaps if I did that?

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Or Digne perhaps to take advantage of EVE’s fixtures

    • Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      The best thing about the Sheff U win was we didn't have to read all those we are top of the league posts. 😀

    • Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Mccarthy Johnstone

      Robertson Coufal Cancelo Dias Justin

      Salah Fernandes Raphinha Gundogan Soucek

      Bamford Watkins Antonio

      A. Bamford -> Kane

      B. Raphinha -> Son

      1. mikess
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        A

      2. Joggers Nipple
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        A but cash in Robertson soon imo

        1. Viper
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I have considered selling for Digne this week

      3. Dwotle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 11 days ago

        A. Nice bench.

    • mikess
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Martinez
      Stones - Robertson - Dias
      Bruno - Gundogan - Salah - Soucek
      Kane - Antonio - Bamford

      Johnstone - El Ghazi - Holding - Coufal

      1ft 2.6 itb, any suggestions...

      A) Bamford > DCL
      B) El Ghazi > Maddison
      C El Ghazi > Saka
      D) Something else

      1. mikess
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B and C involves Bamford benched

      2. Joggers Nipple
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Save, later Robo down and El Ghazi up?

      3. Viper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        El Ghazi -> Grealish?

        James Rodriguez maybe a bit of a under the radar punt with those two nice upcoming fixtures

    • Joggers Nipple
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Morning, plan has been-
      This week- Brewster to Kane (0.9ish left)
      Some time soon- Holgate/ Coufal to Shaw

      Martinez
      Dias Coufal Cancelo
      Gundo Salah Son Fernades Soucek
      Bamford Antonio

      Forster Mitchell Holgate Brewster 1FT 7.6M ITB

      Any thing wrong with this or something better? Thanks

      1. Viper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Brewster > Kane looks good.

        Although I'm strongly considering Digne/DCL to try and capitalise on fixtures

        1. Joggers Nipple
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Cheers

      2. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Loving the Brewster to Kane move, other than that it’s very tough to prod any holes in that side 🙂

        1. Joggers Nipple
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Thanks

    • Kay317
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Pick two:

      A) Shaw
      B) Dallas
      C) Justin

      This is for long term not just next week

      1. Viper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        C

      2. Dwotle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 11 days ago

        A C

        1. HellasLEAF
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          B C

      3. 3 A
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        AC

    • Footieboot
        3 months, 11 days ago

        McCarthy - Johnstone
        Coufal - Dias - Stones - Robbo - Struijk
        Salah - Bruno - Son - Raphinha - Soucek
        Bamford - Antonio - Adams

        1FT 2.1itb
        Quite a few fires to put out.

        A) Raph or Soucek --> Gundogan
        B) Coufal or Struijk --> Cancelo
        C) Raph Or Soucek + Adams --> Gundogan + DCL

        1. Dwotle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Wouldn't classify some of those outs as fires. Adams needs to go, so C.

      • Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Robbo or Chilwell to Digne?

        1. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          chillwell

        2. FantasyClub
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Robbo

          • FantasyClub
              3 months, 11 days ago

              I just transferred Digne in, he looks so dangerous eh!

          • HellasLEAF
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Have Stones and Gundo.

            Am wanting to triple up on City for the weekend.

            Thinking TAA to Cancelo or Dias.

            I could also do something more rash as have stuck by them through thick and think but, Salah or Bruno to Sterling. I love Salah but my word that's some drought and City look full of goals.

            1. Dwotle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Sterling looks a nice punt but you'd be brave to ditch Salah. I'd opt for Gundo if it means keeping both.

            2. Dwotle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Sorry just saw you have him. Go Cancelo.

              1. HellasLEAF
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                I want to go Concelo. My only worry is that maybe not as nailed as Dias but definitely more attacking. Walker back soon might jumble things

                1. Dwotle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  It's a risk you take. But his versatility increases his chances of starting imo. He's first choice ahead of Mendy and Zinchenko on the left, so even if Walker comes back he's a good bet to start.

                  1. 3 A
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    This one.

            3. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              agree with Cancelo

          • Manani
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            A. Coufal > Cancelo
            or
            B. Pulisic > Son
            or
            C. both for -4

            1. Peaky Blinders
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 11 days ago

              A yes
              B if u want to take -4

              1. Manani
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                u dont think Pulisic is the more 'priority' transfer? Not sure he even starts anymore

            2. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              take the hit

          • HD7
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            1FT; 1m in the bank, any ideas what should be my next move/s?
            Thanks

            Mccarthy
            Stones Holding Coufal
            Salah Bruno Sterling Maddy
            Antonio Bamford Kane

            Fraser Mitchell Taylor Bissouma

            Maybe Holding to Rudiger?

            Holding was a good servant for the last month or so but Arsenal fixs are now going down. Ofc they have picked um some form but Im not sure about cleanies in the next month. Taylor will stay because Burnley have nice fixs on the horizon.

            1. 3 A
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Maybe Bam to DCL

              1. HD7
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                0.4 short. So Im focusing on finding the next one like Holding who will do the job for the next month or so. Thinking about Rudiger seriously

          • PogBruno
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Who would you sell to get Son?

            Salah Bruno Grealish Soucek Gundagon

            1. Peaky Blinders
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Grealish or Soucek

              1. HellasLEAF
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                I'd have said Grealish in a flash but Soucek reminded everyone he can score. Almost a wash.

            2. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              probably Soucek, if not Grealish.

          • Nightcrawler
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Cup tie comes down to

            A) 13 points

            B) Kane + Robbo

            WHO wins?

            YOU DECIDE

            1. PogBruno
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              A

            2. Peaky Blinders
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 11 days ago

              A

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

              B

            4. HellasLEAF
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              B. 1-1 Draw.

              Goal Kane, assist Robbo.

            5. COVID-CASUAL
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Most likely is that one hauling cancels out the other (e.g. Kane goal is Robbo blank, Robbo CS is Kane blank) so the 13 covers?

              • Joggers Nipple
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                a

              • 3 A
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                C haha

            6. PogBruno
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              74 (-8) with Salah and Kane to go

              1. UNDERWORLD7
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Ok? 🙂

              2. 3 A
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                You captaining Bruno?

                1. PogBruno
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Yes did captain Bruno

            7. fish&chips
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Best non city defender? Budget no issue

              1. 3 A
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Cresswell

              2. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                hopefully Robbo

              3. PogBruno
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Chilwell as WB

              4. FantasyClub
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Digne, his crosses are crazy and just keep coming, he played in midfield too so further up the pitch

                • FantasyClub
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    I have both Chilwell and Digne(just transferred him in) but Chilwell has been a lil disappointing, good fixtures coming up though

                  • Dwotle
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    Targett, Cresswell, Justin

                • PogBruno
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Wood + Soucek : arrow: DCL + Son

                  Y or N ?

                  1. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    you're taking out two players who scored this week...but I can still see it being a good move

                  2. Peaky Blinders
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    Y

                • Graham Zusi's Hair is …
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  After tomorrow's game...

                  A. Soucek to Son (play 3-5-2 benching one of the Leeds lads below)
                  B. Rodrigo to Kane
                  C. Bamford to Kane

                  Cheers

                  1. PogBruno
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    B

                    1. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 11 days ago

                      cheers

                  2. Dwotle
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    B

                  3. Peaky Blinders
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    B

                • fcsaltyballs
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Play one:

                  1. Justin (LEE)
                  2. Adams (AVL)

                  Thanks

                  1. Dwotle
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    1.

                • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Wow - someone actually had the cojones to triple captain Cancelo.

                  Kudos