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Rodgers offers Vardy fitness update as well-owned Justin hits century of FPL points

Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Leicester City

Bonus Points: James Justin (£5.2m) x3, Max Kilman (£4.0m) x2. Rui Patricio (£5.3m) x1 Nelson Semedo (£5.2) x1 Jonny Evans (£5.5m) x1

James Justin‘s (£5.2m) ever-growing army of owners emerged the happiest from a drab encounter between Wolves and Leicester.

Just to prove how turgid the match was, it involved fewer shots on target (four) than players who received bonus points (five).

Four of those who received extra points were defenders. The other was home keeper Rui Patricio (£5.3m).

News Justin

Leicester full-back Justin has had a fine time of it over the last six matches, with four clean sheets, a goal and eight bonus points.

He backed up Gameweek 22’s season-best 15-point haul with a nine-pointer at Molineux – a pleasant welcome present for the 192,532 new managers who had pushed his ownership levels up to 29.7% before kick-off.

That consolidated his status as Fantasy Premier League’s (FPL) most popular defender, and only West Ham’s Aaron Cresswell (£5.7m) now has more points (106 v 101).

Justin contributed nothing going forward at Wolves – not a single shot taken, chance created or cross delivered as he spent his day reining in Adama Traore’s (£6.0m) forays down the Foxes’ left flank.

No Shot, Sherlock

Wolves worked Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel (£5.5m) just the once, albeit with the best chance of the game, when Fabio Silva (£5.2m) forced him into a fine save from close in.

That prompted manager Nuno Espirito Santo to indulge in a touch of criticism of his striker:

Fabio has to do better. He (Schmeichel) did a great save, it was a fantastic save, but he has to do better.

But there’s a reason why only four teams have a worse goalscoring record than Wolves (23), and it’s more to with the manager’s defensive instincts than Silva’s profligacy.

His intentions were there for all to see on Sunday, with Espirito Santo utilising a five-man defence that sat deep and wide to negate Leicester’s attacking threat.

It worked. All three of the visitors’ shots on target came from range and from James Maddison (£7.4m), but none went beyond glorified back pass status, handing Patricio one of the easiest save points of his FPL career.

Welcome Back Boys

Two players made returns at Molineux.

Jamie Vardy (£10.0m), who had lost more than a million managers since undergoing a hernia operation following a Gameweek 19 victory over Chelsea, was handed 29 minutes from the bench and very nearly won it late on.

He flashed a header narrowly wide – an opportunity not officially designated as a big chance, although it was certainly large enough.

But Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers was more concerned with the minutes than the miss:

I’d love Jamie Vardy to play every minute of every game, but we can’t do that. Giving him half-hour was about right because he brings that movement. We can look to see if we can get some more game-time into him on Wednesday.

That would mean midweek FA Cup action at home to Brighton. Should he come through that unscathed, a visit from Liverpool in Saturday’s early kick-off could well mark his first start in five Gameweeks.

The striker is currently one of three Leicester players in the top 20 for transfers-in, although it should be mentioned that Vardy has not scored in the league since Gameweek 14’s win at Spurs just before Christmas.

Espirito Santo, meanwhile, gave wing-back Jonny (£5.4m) the first 45 minutes on his return from a serious knee injury:

It was decided by him, by us, by the medical staff, by the doctor that operated on him. With him returning, we have to be very careful. The decision was made before the game started. It was a decision based on our future, how we have to preserve a player like Jonny.

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI (3-4-2-1): Patricio; Kilman, Coady, Dendoncker; Jonny (Hoever 45), Neves, Moutinho, Semedo; Neto (Gibbs-White 88), A Traoré; Willian José (Fábio Silva 61).

Leicester City XI (4-2-3-1): Schmeichel; Justin, Soyuncu, Evans, R Pereira; Tielemans, Choudhury; Barnes, Maddison, Perez (Albrighton 61); Iheanacho (Vardy 61).

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1,171 Comments Post a Comment
  1. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Suggestions on how to get Pope here? 2FT and 0.3m. Plan to BB26

    Martinez -- Forster
    Cancelo • Digne • Stones --- Coufal Dallas
    Bruno • Salah • Gundo • Grealish • Rashford
    DCL • Antonio --- Bamford

    A: Thinking Grealish + Forster >> Raphinha + Pope
    B: ignore Pope, rather do Coufal >> Lowton. Instead upgrade Forster > Mccarthy in dgw25.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      B) as I'd be keeping Grealish

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Swap for Forster

      1. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        how?

    3. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Ignore Pope

  2. AdamJ91
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Best Dier replacement?

    Was thinking of Dallas with double GW in mind since I have a spare transfer to use & he probably won't play this week anyway.

    Current defence; Dias - Cancelo - Digne - Coufal.

    1. Mesh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Dallas or a Burnley defender

  3. Mesh
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    How many DGW players are people aiming for in GW24 & GW25?

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      GW24 - 6
      GW25 - 3/4

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

      24 - 5 or 6
      25 - 3 Leeds + JWP.

      1. Tiki-Taka
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        i'm planning the exact same (maybe 3 Leeds, JWP, + Ings for GW25). Can I ask though, what are your plans for chips? Cos I have WC, BB, TC left and wondering if I should WC 25 with a BB26 in mind - but then I kinda lose the opportunity of having 3 Leeds and JWP/Ings doubles in 25 with no hits. I'll lose it since obviously if I'm planning a BB26 I'll probably have 0 Leeds and no SOU since there'll be better options for a BB26

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 11 days ago

          Sorry for the late reply. I’m in the same boat. I have all the chips and it’s my quandary. So I’m going with it maybe WC in 26 to get the 11 best I can for the doubles and beyond but with a decent bench and probably BB in a smaller GW later in the season a TC when City, Spurs or Utd have a double later on in the season too. Once these FA cups games are gone and the blanks are confirmed I decide what to do. Oh and for once I’m doing transfers as late as possible. My TV is good enough to ride out a couple of price changes.

  4. BobB
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Great news on Soucek, but no-one can justify not restoring his points as happens when goals are awarded post-match

    1. Annie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Points are finalised on the day.

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

        Isn't it more important that they reflect the outcome?

    2. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I can justify it. Once a match has finished we are not going to reprogram the whole game just to give a few points back to those who were unlucky. How about that? 😀

    3. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I think you need to make a stronger case.

      It would create all sorts of precedent which in my view would ruin the game. There's enough arguing about rules, in FPL I mean.

      Take the rough with the smooth and his 3 match ban has gone. That's okay.

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

        I don't see how it would be controversial. Who could object to the player getting the points he earned?

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Arguably when there's a Monday game so the site is recalculating the GW anyway it might not be a problem . . .but decisions are often later than that which would mean rejigging the site at an odd time.

    4. Ⓙⓐⓡⓥⓘⓢⓗ CMIUK
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      No Bobb

    5. Tiki-Taka
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      this has historically never happened. i'm not saying it's necessarily right, but they're not gonna start now just cos you want your soucek points

    6. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Post match is very different than a day later. Question is why is Mike Dean "resting" this weekend and not being suspended for getting two clear reds wrong even with a pitch side monitor . . .

    7. melrose
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      As we are still in the gameweek and as an owner who will probably get knocked out of the cup because of it, i think his points should be restored. But i am obviously biassed...:)

  5. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Is this worth -4 and a bench boost chip?:

    Button + Grealish + Ings -> Pope + Gündogan + DCL to get the below team. Can get Ings back next gw for his double...

    Pope
    Cancelo, Digne, Lowton
    Son, Salah, Fernandes, Gündogan
    Antonio, Bamford, DCL

    Martínez, Burke, Coufal, Alonso

    1. Lucky Z
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Can you do Ings + Burke => DCL + Gundo?

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Yes, if I do it today before price changes (0.1 million left). But I would to wait for the cup games to be played and I would also like the Pope for this double...

        1. fc_skrald
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Maybe Button + Ings -> Pope and DCL without a hit is the best thing for me to do.

  6. JJeyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Who scores most in double?

    A) Mee, Watkins
    B) TAA, DCL
    C) Mee, DCL (-4)

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      In isolation potentially C, but you'd be better off looking at impact on few GWs ahead

      1. JJeyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Think I may WC 25 so looking at just this week

    2. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Wouldn't get Mee for a hit. DCL should be essential tho

  7. wulfrunian
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Ogbonna->Mee/Awb for a hit?

  8. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    If Spurs have a DGW of BUR SOU in 26, how badly are you willing to change your team to get Kane in?

    For me, I would have to sacrifice Salah or Fernandes. Which would you get rid of?

    A) Fernandes (If they lose to West Ham in the cup, he will have SGW che + mci in GW26/27) Fixtures would be abysmal over the short term.

    B) Salah (Liverpool are in awful form. He's the most expensive player in the game. Problem is, GW26/27 brings shu/CHE + FUL.)

    A decision I won't want to make come GW26...

    1. JJeyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Not looking to WC, BB in 25,26?

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I’d like to see us get into some form before I get Kane in, people have short memories, we were in rancid form before the wba game, let’s see how we do against city and west spam

      1. Tiki-Taka
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        the thing is tho if spurs just score 1 there's as close to 100% as you get that son/kane involved

    3. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I'd read, i think from Ben Crellin himself that Spurs can only double when they are knocked out of the Europa league.

      Someone could easily check fixtures.

      I think a 2 game week time frame is more valuable at the moment.

    4. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Just had a look and pleasantly surprised that it wouldn't be very difficult. It would be Sterling out for Foden in my case.....

    5. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I have already contemplated on this. Considering Salah + DCL to Son + Kane provided Pool don't have a double themselves. Intent is to ride it out until 30 when I potentially WC and get Salah back in if it is worth it at the time. If Pool do have a double though, I think I will go without Kane

    6. Tiki-Taka
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      What happens if they beat WHam in the cup though? Since you'd have to favor United even though West Ham been impressive this season. That aside, I'd probably still say lose Fernandez with Salah's fixtures, even out of form - he's not going to stay that way and still scores

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        I'm not gonna get rid of Fernandes if he has a DGW. He could have liv mci as his double and I would still keep him.

    7. The 12th Man
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      8.5m itb for me so Antonio or Watkins > Kane will be easy.

    8. The 12th Man
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I moved Salah this week for Son.
      Fernandes a season keeper for me.

  9. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Souceck and stones > foden and tark?

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

      Hell no. Soucek is second only to Fernandez as a keeper now

      1. bitm2007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Soucek is suspended for next 2 though and if you sell now you probably won't loss any TV when bringing him back.

        1. Wild Rover
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Keep up, ban overturned

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

      I am. Gundo and Lowton I think. Can get Soucek back right after they played City

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Why do you want him back? Fixtures are bad

  10. Ninjaa
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Current squad, 2 fts and 3.7m itb. Any thoughts on what I do here guys????

    McCarthy Pope
    Stones Justin Coufal Targett Taylor
    Salah Son Bruno Gundogan Saka
    DCL Antonio Bamford

  11. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Mike Dean asked FA that he does not officiate any premier league game this weekend. He received many death threats - Sky

    1. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Who could they have been? West Ham fans? FPL fans? Trolls looking for an opportunity to enjoy themselves?

      1. jb1985
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Pathetic if it was either of those, game was almost over. If it was FPL fan than even worse, it is just a game after all.

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

          Nobody should threaten the ref. It is only a game - no reason not to improve it

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

      That red card had no impact on the result anyway. WHU were playing for the draw.

    3. JIMMY764
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      There are idiots everywhere, high profile football-related individuals receive death threats, racist abuse, you name it, all the time, every day.

      This is just the FA dodging a public acknowledgement of their collective incompetence by actively removing MD from his duties this weekend, which they should've done after the Bednarek blunder last week.

      Make no mistake, the FA have chopped him for the weekend. Easier to blame abuse and death threats.

    4. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Football fans really need to re-evaluate some of their life choices if they behave in such a way. Despicable!

    5. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Why have the FA not suspended Mike Dean and Lee Mason for two red cards being rescinded showing an utterly inability to do their job - EVEN WITH VIDEO

  12. jb1985
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Who to play out of the below if no injuries in the cup games, Currently on Coufal but that was before Soucek had his card rescinded.

    A) Coufal
    B) Soucek
    C) Bamford

    Pope,
    Stones, Dias, Shaw
    Salah, Gundo, Fernandes, Grealish
    DCL, Watkins

    Martinez, Justin

    1. Shark Team
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      A

  13. Shark Team
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Imagine Bruno being rested in the FA Cup. Then I ll be tempted to captain him over Gundo and Pope for the double. WBA(A) seems like the perfect match for his first hat trick

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Surely Gundos DGW ceiling is higher than Brunos

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        i m on bruno captain at the moment

    2. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I think he will play in the FA cup as he always wants to play in everything. Even if he didn't though, I would still be looking at Raz(C) personally

    3. Tiki-Taka
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      i just never see the logic of captaining a SGW in a DGW, you're going against the odds

  14. MoSalad
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Thinking of doing Stones, Barnes & Son to Tarkowski, Lookman & Sterling for a -8 to get the below thoughts?

    Areola*
    Tarkowski*, Cancelo*, Cressy
    Lookman*, Gundo*, Sterling*, Salah, Penandes
    BobbyDR*, Antonio

    *DGWers

    I may change Lookman to an Everton mid but undecided fancy getting some differentials in this GW.

    What everyone think?

  15. Calculated Risks
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Thoughts on these plans for my team?
    Martinez, McCarthy
    Dallas, Justin, Cancelo, Stones, Mee
    Salah, Maddy, Soucek, Gundog, Bruno
    Bammy, Adams, DCL

    2ft 6.3 it
    Thinking Adams to Ings this week as no issues with team, to set up for double. Can't see anything else really.
    Soucek to Raphinia next week for double
    Then for gw26 pencil Ings out for Kane and still have 1 ft but reassess based on announced fixtures

  16. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    For anyone wanting to get Rashford in... Home vs away stats

    WBA away next...

    https://twitter.com/ZhouFPL/status/1358808826036715524?s=19

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      i m getting him for soucek

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

        Why would anyone ship Soucek out? Outstanding value and releases £££

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          yes he is great value but with w brom away then newcastle at home I have very good vibes for rashford. have made up my mind. plus not so bothered for value have so much money itb. but i see your point.

  17. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    What move/s would you be thinking of here with 2 free transfers-

    A Antonio to DCL
    B Robertson to Digne or Lowton (and play over Coufal)
    C Both

    Pope
    Cancelo Dias Coufal
    Salah Bruno Gundogan Grealish
    Antonio* Watkins Bamford

    Martinez Raphinha Robertson* Dallas

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      C......and I would probably also play Coufal over Bamford

  18. Neevesy
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    So I have WC, BB and TC left.

    And absolutely no idea on tactics. I have 3 Man City players and DCL and that's it for next week.

    When are people WC?

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I have no idea either......I guess we just have to wait until FA Cup matches are played and more announcements are made regarding DGWs

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Same. Have a strong bench, I think am going for:

      DGW24 - BB
      DGW25 - WC (With x3 Leeds & x2 Soton)
      DGW26 - TC (Bench x3 Leeds & X1 Soton)
      27-29 - More transfers got BGW29 (no FH)

      The alternative which presumably most people are doing is WC25, BB26. I prefer the above as it should yield more points in 24, 25 and 29 (maybe even 26 if I pick the right TC 😉 )

    3. Tiki-Taka
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      in the exact same boat with chips and honestly no idea - doesn't help that nothing is confirmed (yes, ben crellin's doc is guidance but it's all just chance, even the 'likely' ones).

      I thought to WC 25 and BB26 but I have 3 Leeds and can have 2 Sou (with 0 hits taken) for DGW25 - so would it be stupid to 'waste' that since if I'm making a BB26 team with my WC i'd remove Leeds and SOU.

      But I dunno if there'll be a better opp to WC and BB?

  19. WE GO FOR IT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Anyone tempted to captain Bruno (with Pogba out) against WBA away vs 2 "difficult" fixtures for City? Most players might not even play both games.

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

      Gundogan for me. City seem to play without a striker in tougher games and that’s where Gundo comes to life. Spurs and Everton seem ideal in that regard. Nailed for both too

      1. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah, Gundo looked great yesterday. Should've had a hattrick.

    2. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      yeah.....but you gotta go for the upside here

      1. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        True!

    3. Tiki-Taka
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      city just won 4-1 against the most 'difficult' fixture of their season and have won about 10x in a row - fixtures couldn't be less relevant

      1. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        True. But Jose and Ancelotti are much better at setting their teams to defend and hit on the break. Liverpool away was probalby the most difficult fixture at the start of the season. They've been awful at home in 2021. Wasn't that tough a fixture. But, yeah City are a different beast right now. But I think if there's one man capable of stopping them it's Jose.

        1. WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Not in terms of winning the league of course. Just breaking their winning run.

          1. Tiki-Taka
            • 10 Years
            8 months, 12 days ago

            yeah i see your perspective, but honestly i think not capping a DGW city player right now is not a clever risk - it's a foolish one

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

    How much do people value bench boost? The average in DGW19 was under 20. If you factor in hits required to get that bench and then get rid of it aswell as having 1 less big hitter in your team your surely looking at a true value of under 10?

    Looking at my bench for next week - Martinez, Coufal, Dallas, Bamford should come in with around 20 pts and no hits required. Loads of money itb too so I think I’d be stupid not to bench boost. Plus TC Kane in 26 looks juicy

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      i got 29 on my bb. but then i got 31 the following week without bb..

    2. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      a BB with a 15pts return is decent. 20pts return I would be overjoyed

    3. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Similar. I am almost definitely going BB25, WC25, TC26 (see two posts above)

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        BB24*...

        1. Esalman
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          That makes sense

      2. Esalman
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Don't think you can play BB and WC on the same week.

    4. Sloopy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I always mess up my chips, so I would be happy with 20 points.

  21. ASOUSA12
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    £3.2M ITB
    2 FT

    Meslier
    Rudiger Dias (C) Cancelo
    Son Bruno (VC) Salah Lookman
    DCL Bamford Antonio

    Johnstone Raphinha Coufal Dawson

    Which moves would you advise, to attack DGWs obvious moves seem:

    Johnstone + Lookman-> Pope + Gundogan

    However, my current thinking is to dead end my team till GW29 and WC in GW30 meaning that i want my transfers to target GW24-29. This means that my main targets are triple Aston Villa (Martinez, Watkins and Grealish) which have further DGWs to be rescheduled and a very good fixture run and one of KDB / Kane for TC in an upcoming DGW, meaning that Gundogan would probably be only a short term move if i opt for KDB...

    Therefore my current thinking for the transfers till GW26 is:

    GW24
    Johnstone -> Martinez

    GW25
    Antonio / DCL (pending on DGW26 schedule) -> Adams

    GW26
    Antonio / DCL / Bamford + Bruno + Lookman (pending on DGW26 schedule) -> Watkins + KDB + Grealish (-4)

    Please let me know your thoughts guys!

  22. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Leeds has lost both of the matches they played at home on a Monday night this season

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Sample size to big

  23. Lucky Z
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Sterling + Gundo + Dias + DCL + Mee

    Any other DGW player worth a hit?

    1. Esalman
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Nope

    2. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Pope

      1. Lucky Z
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Can do better than Martinez+4?

        1. SharkyT
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Tricky one again. Maybe not for a hit but I’d expect at least one Burnley clean sheet

  24. Traction Engine Foot
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Sounds like Leeds only has light snow, so DCL remains on my bench.

    1. Ⓙⓐⓡⓥⓘⓢⓗ CMIUK
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Boooo

  25. SharkyT
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Going to wildcard GW25.
    3.5m ITB 1 FT

    A) Steer to Pope (Start Bamford or Son)
    B) Steer/Son to Pope/Sterling (-4 & bench Bamford)

    1. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      A but you really need 3 City as well imo

      1. SharkyT
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Could just do Steer to Ederson and start Bamford

        1. Stormbringer22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Probably your best move tbf. Not 100% sold on Ederson as an option due to no save points/bonus, but at least he is nailed on to start all games if fit.

  26. Stormbringer22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Early doors, but bench Grealish (BHA away) or Bamford (ARS away). Leaning towards benching Jack

    1. SharkyT
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Tricky one Im going to bench Bamford and have Greal

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Cheers Sharky!

    2. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Oooh, that's a tough one! I'd bench Grealish as well. Who are your other players?

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Salah, Raz(C), Bruno, Gundo, DCL, Antonio + Bamford/Grealish

        1. WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Ha, that's a good bench!. Write a petition to bring the back the All Out Attack Chip for one week! 😛

          Grealish has to be the one sadly.

          1. Stormbringer22
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            8 months, 12 days ago

            Cheers mate! Yeah, working towards a BB soon (26 most likely). Jack seems the logical one, BHA seem solid defensively recently, especially at home. Good luck!

  27. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 12 days ago

    How many teams expected to have DGW 26?

    1. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Ben Crellin on twitter has all of your answers on this, albeit nothing is 100% certain. Check him out

      1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Thanks!

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Dunno. A lot.

    3. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Many. Apparently.

  28. Jimbo-Jones
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Do we think Gundo retains spot-kick duties?
    I have Sterling and Gundo and trying to decide who to captain.

    1. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Only until KDB is back

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I doubt it. He’s missed half of them.

  29. jimmy.floyd
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Play one:
    A Bamford
    B Souček
    C Son

  30. CR7 is Home
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Martinez Pope*
    Dias* Cancelo* Digne* Mee*
    Salah Bruno Gundagon* (c)
    DCL Watkins Barnes*
    - Rafhinha Grealish Coufal

    A) Would you BB this in 24, then WC in 26 to get the best 11 with likes of Son, Kane
    B) Prepare for BB in 26 with FTs and WC after 29