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Scoutcast Episode 366 – How to prepare for flurry of FPL Double Gameweeks

Joe and Seb are joined by Karam to look at the key issues facing Fantasy Premier League managers ahead of Double Gameweek 24.

With Manchester City, Everton, Burnley and Fulham playing twice in the next set of fixtures, there is plenty for our Scoutcast trio to consider as the gear up for the weekend’s deadline.

That’s just the start of their Double Gameweek planning. Leeds and Southampton have extra matches in Gameweek 25 and there’s a raft of further games to squeeze into the following set of fixtures.

It is a lot of information for FPL managers to take in, especially as this week’s FA Cup games will determine much of the upcoming schedule.

Luckily Seb has decided to Wildcard this week, which provides the Scoutcast with a perfect opportunity to frame the chat around the best assets to target.

The crew look through Seb’s options and provide the latest statistics from the FFScout Members area on each of the key teams involved.

Manchester City, Everton and Leeds players look vital to their planning, whether wildcarding or not. These players are certainly central to Joe and Karam’s thoughts on using their Bench Boost chip.

Tottenham’s extra games plus the importance of Harry Kane (£11.0m) to Jose Mourinho’s troops are also considered. Just how bad are Spurs without their talisman?

There’s Gameweek 23 to review, featuring some huge Rough with the Smooth bench scores. In addition, fixtures are frisked and Joe takes his turn to pick a differential, amid shock that his selection is not in more teams.

While Seb’s Wildcard understandably grabs the headlines, Joe and Karam take time at the end to reveal their transfer and captaincy plans.

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  1. PogBruno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Gundagon (c) nailed

  2. DMil
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Gundogan and Sterling hooked before the hour mark

  3. jammie26
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Gundo TC back on!!!!!!!

    • Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yeah it's looking like Gundo (c) this week...

      1. SharkyT
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        He look more threatening than Sterling?

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 27 days ago

          No.

        2. DAZZ
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Absolutely not. But i imagine thats something to do with opposition

    • Ohh1454
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Thoughts on gundo TC ?

      1. HonestBlatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Activated currently...

    • Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      What happened with Gundo ? LOL

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        He got taken off at 57 mins same with Sterling.

        1. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Nice

    • GE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      What would you do here with 2FT?

      1) Son -> Rashford
      2) Soucek -> fodder
      3) Other suggestions?

      (2FT, 3.1 itb)

      Martinez
      Cancelo/Dias/Digne
      Salah/Bruno/Son/Gundo
      DCL/Bamford/Antonio

      Bench: Messlier, Soucek, Dallas, Mee

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Can't ship Son with a potential DGW in 26. Are you BB ; why is Mee on the bench?

        1. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          This

          1. GE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Yes, but would you do 2)? Or something else?

        2. GE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Fair point with DGW26. Will probably play BB in GW26 and then WC27.

          Sorry, Mee on the pitch 😉 Bamford, Antonio or Son on the bench then..

      2. Jordan.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        play mee over antonio,cant see a t/f though

        1. GE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Agree, but What would you do with 2FT?

          1. SharkyT
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Maybe Martinez to Pope. Start Mee over Son & roll a transfer

            1. GE
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Martinez -> Pope could work, Thanks. Worried though of the value tighted in Martinez (bought him at 4.6), and would probably want him back when Villa will get DWGs

              1. SharkyT
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                In that case your looking pretty set, hard to see an obvious FT.

                I’m weighing up Son> Sterling but will
                Lose value and want him back straight away

                1. GE
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 27 days ago

                  Hmm, maybe Soucek -> Lookman?

    • Bookkeeper
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Gundo
      Raz
      Dias

      Those are your men, now go get your hits in.

      1. Finding Timo
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Gundo captain still ok?

          1. Bookkeeper
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            unsure with Jesus back in the side. If i owned Raz, he'd be my captain.

        • Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          I'd rather Cancelo over Dias but yes, those are the guys. I think I might just break my rules so I can get Sterling this week...

          1. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Yes camzy! Let’s gooooo

      2. pablo discobar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Sterling cappo locked in

      3. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 27 days ago

        TC Sterling, or just regular captain.... Hmm tempted. Especially given that I will not be TC Kane in 26

        1. jammie26
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Gundo TC

          • jammie26
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Or Kane in 26. Undecided

              1. tjostolv
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Does kane hav dgw?

            • Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Why will you not TC Kane in 26?

            • Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Both tough games ; judging by recent performances I expect City to grab a lead and sit on it.

              1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Happens with only weak teams.

          • SharkyT
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            £3.7mITB 1 FT:

            A) Son to Sterling(c)
            B) Steer to Ederson
            C) Kilman to Dias

            Currently:
            Martinez
            Cancelo Coufal Mee
            Salah Bruno Gundo (c) Greal
            Bamf DCL Antonio
            (Steer Son Dallas Kilman)

            1. GE
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              C

          • JONALDINHO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            How did Sterling and Gundo look? I’m guessing Gundo wasn’t as effective with Jesus playing

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              He's still making very advanced late runs into the box.

            2. ivantys
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Yeah I'm hoping Jesus doesn't start

              • Bushwhacker
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Sterling could've had a couple ; but it is Swansea

            3. Forza Papac
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Start Soucek (SHU) or Bamford (ars)?

              1. djman102
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                I'm playing Bamford.

              2. SharkyT
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Bamford

            4. DAZZ
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Salah > Sterling or Riedewald > Gundo. Can only have one

              1. GE
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Riede -> Gundo

              2. SharkyT
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Gundo

              3. Warby84
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                2nd no brainer..

            5. gellinmagellan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Pope
              Shaw Cancelo Coufal (Robbo Strujic)
              Son Gundo Salah Fernandes (Raphinha)
              DCL Bamford Antonio

              1 FT 2 ITB

              Robbo > 4.6 this week to get in Kane for Antonio next GW?

              1. Dasher0303
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Yes

            6. ivantys
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Bernardo also rested

              • Bushwhacker
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Brewsters time to shiiiiiine.

              • OleBall
                  2 months, 27 days ago

                  Players who still have WC, BB & TC.

                  Are you WC25 BB26 TCwhenever?

                  1. SharkyT
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    That’s my plan

                  2. Lazaretti
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    Depends. It might be that I've already many players who have DGW in GW26 then need to think twice if using wc or not.

                  3. Bushwhacker
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    Kane's fixtures in 26 may be too tempting to avoid TC

                • Warby84
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 27 days ago

                  Cash or Targett for Dbl GW??

                  1. Dasher0303
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    Targett

                    1. Warby84
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 27 days ago

                      He gets more bonus, I was leaning his way...

                • Little Red Lacazette
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 27 days ago

                  2 FT, 4.8 ITB.

                  Son + Stones -> Sterling + Digne/Mee a good move?

                  Pope*
                  Dias* Stones* Coufal
                  Gundogan* Bruno Salah Son
                  Bamford Antonio DCL*

                  Martinez Dallas Bissouma Bednarek

                  1. SharkyT
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    Just son > Sterling

                    1. GE
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 27 days ago

                      This

                    2. Little Red Lacazette
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 27 days ago

                      Can't have 4 City. Wish I could though.

                      1. SharkyT
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 27 days ago

                        Ahh good point. Tricky one, good luck

                  2. ajk1211
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    I have the same team apart from Bednarek and thinking of the same moves. Will wait for pressers before pulling the trigger.

                • pablo discobar
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 27 days ago

                  Think I'm gonna tc sterling

                  1. Bushwhacker
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    Against Spurs and Everton? City may well sit on a 1-0 lead in both, they've been perfectly happy to stroll around in recent games (bar the Liverpool one).

                    1. Steve The Spud
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 27 days ago

                      Exactly the same as spurs then who also sit on leads ?

                • GE
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 27 days ago

                  Play 2 of these:

                  1) Son
                  2) Bamford
                  3) Soucek
                  4) Antonio

                  1. Dasher0303
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    Bam antonio

                  2. SharkyT
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    2 & 4

                • SADIO SANÉ
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 27 days ago

                  Sterling TC locked in, can't wait for him to be benched

                  1. SharkyT
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 27 days ago

                    He’ll start Vs Spurs but Everton is anyone’s guess

                • Union_Jacks
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 27 days ago

                  Rodri fecked. Gundo to DM. 😮

                  1. Milkman Bruno
                      2 months, 27 days ago

                      Yaya

                  2. Ronniie
                      2 months, 27 days ago

                      With Gundo possibly off pens right now, think he holds the same level of appeal? Who could be on pens now for city?

                      1. Egg noodle
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 11 Years
                        2 months, 27 days ago

                        He is not off pens.

                      2. jammie26
                          2 months, 27 days ago

                          Ederson

                          1. g40steve
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 27 days ago

                            Tongue in cheek from Pep.

                      3. BobbyDoesNotLook
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 27 days ago

                        Wham will not have double anytime soon since they lost in cup? Soucek to Gundo for free since Gundo rested?

                        Pope
                        Cancelo Stones Coufal
                        Salah Son Bruno Raphinha Gundo*
                        Antonio Bamford

                        Adams Robbo Justin

                        1. djman102
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 27 days ago

                          Correct. Transfer makes perfect sense to me.

                          1. BobbyDoesNotLook
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 27 days ago

                            Thanks mate.

                      4. ivantys
                          2 months, 27 days ago

                          City CS wiped

                        • CroatianHammer
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 27 days ago

                          & all set for DGW24:

                          Martinez
                          Cancelo, Stones, Cresswell
                          Sterling (C), Bruno, Souček, Tielemans
                          Bamford, Antonio, DCL

                          If DCL fails to play, it's Alioski off the bench. Might rejig that for Lewis, but happy the way it is currently. Taking 2 FTs into DGW25 and will go grab an additional Leeds player then, likely Raphina for Tielemans, and look at defensive options in terms of moving Lewis out.

                          As an aside, Pep handily has Sterling et al off early so allons-y!

                          1. Milkman Bruno
                              2 months, 27 days ago

                              Why would Dcl fail to play I haven’t heard anything?

                              1. CroatianHammer
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                2 months, 27 days ago

                                Ah, spoonerism... I meant to say if Antonio fails to play (yes it's fatigue but his hammy is tight)

                          2. Egg noodle
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            2 months, 27 days ago

                            Pep seriously needs to stop hooking people before 60 minutes.

                          3. Matsy123
                            • 6 Years
                            2 months, 27 days ago

                            Which midfielder to get rid of for Gundo for free ?
                            Grealish Salah Sterling Soucek Bruno

                            1. Egg noodle
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 11 Years
                              2 months, 27 days ago

                              Grealish

                              1. Klip Klopp
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 5 Years
                                2 months, 27 days ago

                                No way

                            2. Warby84
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              2 months, 27 days ago

                              Soucek

                            3. jammie26
                                2 months, 27 days ago

                                Grealish is a season keeper for me.

                                1. SharkyT
                                  • 7 Years
                                  2 months, 27 days ago

                                  Soucek no question