Scout Squad

The Scout Squad’s best players for FPL Double Gameweek 24

Players with two fixtures in Double Gameweek 24 unsurprisingly dominate the Scout Squad selections this time round but Manchester United assets are heavily backed, too, ahead of the Red Devils’ meeting with a porous West Bromwich Albion side.

For those new to this feature, Fantasy Football Scout editor David, deputy editor Neale, video content manager Andy and Pro Pundit Tom each put forward an 18-man long-list of players and explain their notable inclusions and omissions below.

The assets listed will then be narrowed down to a squad of 15 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83.0m) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of the FPL deadline at 11:00 GMT on Saturday.

In each writer’s squad, there are requirements for at least:

  • One goalkeeper costing £5.0m or less
  • One sub-£5.0m defender
  • One midfielder listed at £6.5m or below
  • One forward priced at £7.5m or lower

Each panelist is also restricted to no more than three players from the same team, as is the case in FPL.

We will again be adding a captaincy to the Scout Picks, with details of that revealed on Friday.

DavidNealeTomAndy
GKNick PopeNick PopeNick PopeNick Pope
Alphonse AreolaAlphonse AreolaAlphonse AreolaAlphonse Areola
Robin OlsenRobert SanchezEdouard MendyDavid de Gea
DEFJoão CanceloJoão CanceloJoão CanceloRúben Dias
James TarkowskiJames TarkowskiBen MeeBen Mee
Yerry MinaLuke ShawLucas DigneLucas Digne
Antonio RüdigerAaron CresswellLuke ShawLuke Shaw
Vladimir CoufalAntonio RudigerVladimir CoufalMichael Keane
MIDIlkay GündoganBruno FernandesRaheem SterlingRaheem Sterling
Raheem SterlingIlkay GundoganIlkay GündoganIlkay Gündogan
Bruno FernandesRaheem SterlingBruno FernandesBruno Fernandes
Ashley WestwoodMason MountJames RodríguezJames Rodríguez
Tomas SoucekAdemola LookmanBukayo SakaAdemola Lookman
FWDEdinson CavaniRicharlisonDominic Calvert-LewinDominic Calvert-Lewin
Patrick BamfordMichail AntonioMichail AntonioAshley Barnes
Jamie VardyEdinson CavaniTimo WernerBobby De Cordova-Reid
Ollie WatkinsTimo WernerEdinson CavaniMichail Antonio
Josh KingAshley BarnesAshley BarnesPatrick Bamford

Most popular picks: Nick Pope, Alphonse Areola, Raheem Sterling, Ilkay Gundogan, Bruno Fernandes (four), Luke Shaw, Joao Cancelo, Edinson Cavani, Ashley Barnes, Michail Antonio (three)

DAVID SAID

I am hoping the Burnley defence will be well-staffed enough to perform well in Double Gameweek 24.

Fulham and Crystal Palace are inside the bottom five for big chances and shots on target over the last six matches, so I cannot see them asking too many questions of the Clarets.

James Tarkowski is my chosen option from Burnley’s back four considering the Cottagers and Eagles are the two worst clubs for conceding headed efforts in the last six matches.

Ben Mee has registered one more of these than Tarkowski over the period in question but the latter has enjoyed more of the bigger chances and, accordingly, has a higher expected goals (xG) figure than his colleague.

As a result, I am also including set-piece taker Ashley Westwood in my selection considering he takes Burnley’s corners and free-kicks – and has more key passes than any other colleague over the last six matches.

I am expecting João Cancelo to enjoy significant game-time for Manchester City in the Double Gameweek considering the strength of the upcoming opponents.

The versatile full-back has been handed rests in Wednesday’s FA Cup win over Swansea as well as in the first match of Double Gameweek 19 and Gameweek 21.

Operating in an auxiliary central midfield role when Manchester City are in possession, or a more concrete one in light of recent injuries, Cancelo has the best figure for expected goal involvement (xGI) of any defensive colleague over the last four matches.

Yerry Mina is Everton’s most aerially threatening defender and could benefit from Fulham’s aforementioned problems defending set pieces. Not to mention the fact that no team has scored fewer goals over the last 12 Premier League matches than the Cottagers (six).

In light of Callum Wilson’s injury, I fancy a clean sheet for Chelsea’s defence this weekend. Under Thomas Tuchel they have conceded just one goal in four matches, Antonio Rüdiger featuring for 90 minutes each time.

While some are concerned about Ilkay Gündogan playing a deeper role if Fernandinho and Rodri aren’t fit in time for Double Gameweek 24, the fact that he has a strong hand in the Manchester City penalty situation encourages me enough to keep him in a prominent place in my Scout Squad selection.

Raheem Sterling has been an effective asset recently too. He has scored in each of his last three Premier League starts and should earn significant game-time in Double Gameweek 24 considering Pep Guardiola managed his minutes in the FA Cup and Gameweek 21.

Bruno Fernandes has a plum fixture this week even if it’s only just one match to play in. West Bromwich Albion have conceded at least twice in each of their last eight Premier League matches.

That’s why I am also including Edinson Cavani. He was rested in the FA Cup and has three goals across his last four league starts.

Only two top-flight players have more shots on target than Patrick Bamford over the last four matches so I can see his encouraging form continuing as Leeds visit Brighton.

Josh King is my outside bet at capitalising on the Everton attack. Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s recent muscle injury means a spot could open up for the Norwegian international in Double Gameweek 24.

NEALE SAID…

My Scout Squad selection is built on shifting sands, with the glut of yellow flags that greeted Fantasy managers after the FA Cup fifth-round ties on Wednesday evening throwing many of our Double Gameweek plans – and this long-list – into turmoil.

With this feature being written before many of the Premier League managers have faced the media, there are a number of caveats to raise: Dominic Calvert-Lewin would make my picks over Richarlison if fit, while Ruben Dias would have been in the shake-up had a stomach illness not laid him low in midweek.

Mohamed Salah may even enter the thinking if James Justin and Timothy Castagne are ruled out, with a sudden dearth of fit left-backs at Leicester City making the Egyptian’s task a lot easier this weekend.

Double Gameweek picks naturally abound, with many of them self-explanatory.

Alphonse Areola, who boasts the second-best expected goals prevented total among Premier League goalkeepers this season, and Ademola Lookman, who features in the top ten midfielders for both goal attempts and chances created over the last six Gameweeks, perhaps require a bit more explaining, but even the Fulham duo are at the conservative end of the maverick scale.

Ashley Barnes is the Double Gameweeker I’m least convinced about in my selection, given that he is part of a Clarets side who have scored fewer goals than any other team this season, and that lack of faith seems him placed below even the misfiring Timo Werner in my forwards list.

On the subject of Werner, I’ve seen merest glimpses of what the German can offer since Thomas Tuchel’s appointment. Playing in the ‘left-sided number 10’ position that far better suits his skillset, he has played a part in three goals in as many appearances under his new boss. With this new-look and injury-hit Newcastle doing their best impression of the mid-90s Entertainers and leaving spaces at the back, I’m backing the German to end his goal drought on Monday.

The lack of Callum Wilson also leads me to plump for Antonio Rudiger, part of a Chelsea backline that still hasn’t been breached by an opposition player under Tuchel.

Favourable fixtures for Manchester United and West Ham United make the attack-minded, corner-taking left-backs Luke Shaw and Aaron Cresswell no-brainer selections, with in-form strikers Edinson Cavani and Michail Antonio no doubt licking their lips at facing such obliging opposition this weekend.

TOM SAID…

Nick Pope is the key goalkeeper to own in Double Gameweek 24 in my opinion, providing he is fit. The 28-year-old tends to pick up bonus when Burnley stop their opponents from scoring, and is averaging 4.9 points per match this season. Given that the Clarets have the best double, at least on paper, it makes sense to add a defender, too. There isn’t much to choose between Matthew Lowton, James Tarkowski and Ben Mee, but I’ve opted for the latter, with opponents Crystal Palace and Fulham conceding plenty of headed attempts of late.

Meanwhile, I’ve also selected Alphonse Areola, João Cancelo and Lucas Digne at the back, who all play twice. Rúben Dias is unfortunate to miss out but having been flagged last night, a rested Cancelo feels like the safer pick, at least for now.

Single Gameweek options Edouard Mendy and Vladimír Coufal are also included, plus Luke Shaw, who is now one of Manchester United’s most important attacking outlets.

Further forward, Raheem Sterling and İlkay Gündoğan are obvious inclusions in midfield. The England winger has been ticking over nicely in recent weeks and has now scored three goals in his last three league appearances. The fact Pep Guardiola likes to start him in tougher games is also appealing. However, his team-mate Gündoğan looks an equally good option this week, providing he retains his attacking no. 8 role in light of Rodri’s injury.

Everton duo James Rodríguez and Dominic Calvert-Lewin also get the nod, on the condition that they are both available. With the forwards’ supply line back in place, he has now scored twice and registered 21 FPL points over the last two Gameweeks, and looks like the pick of the attacking candidates this week.

Elsewhere, Timo Werner’s new position under Thomas Tuchel has been a key reason behind some improved performances. Now being deployed more centrally, rather than as a winger, it’s helping him find more space and generally look much more threatening in the final third. He’s missing goals at the minute but provided both assists at Sheffield United, and you get the feeling this positional change can get the best out of him.

Bruno Fernandes, Bukayo Saka, Michail Antonio (if fit) and Edinson Cavani all look like excellent single Gameweek-ers, with the final forward spot going to Ashley Barnes. The 31-year-old was thrown straight back into the starting XI against Brighton and Hove Albion last time out, having missed a few games through injury. It was a promising return, and though his ceiling is quite low considering Burnley don’t score many, the fact he has two games means I’m happy enough to punt on him.

ANDY SAID…

I think it’s difficult to find a differential in and amongst the Double Gameweek 24 players. Most people will likely have three Manchester City players, at least one Burnley defensive asset, and then Dominic Calvert-Lewin – if he’s fit.

That’s why I’ve chosen Raheem Sterling as I think he’s someone people can’t get to easily. A 3.23 non-penalty expected goals over the last six weeks shows he’s getting chances, and only Michail Antonio can beat that over the period studied. It is worth noting that Ilkay Gündogan has the highest expected goal involvement (5.33) out of any player over the same timeframe, so he can’t be left out, which is why I’ve just gone for the one Manchester City defender.

Even without a Double Gameweek, it’s impossible to leave Bruno Fernandes out of the squad. He’s still performing well with 4.41 expected goal involvement over the last six. More importantly, he’s facing the worst defence in the league, and has just had a bit of a rest in the FA Cup.

I’ve added both David De Gea and Luke Shaw to the squad based on the fixture. No defender has created more chances (14) than Shaw in their last six matches. If there’s one team to target outside of Double Gameweeks, it’s Manchester United.

The Burnley defence has perhaps not been as good as we’ve come to expect so far this season. Since Ben Mee came back into the side in Gameweek 8 they’ve kept six clean sheets in 16 matches. Maybe, more importantly, one of their opponents, Crystal Palace, have the fewest amount of shots in the last six matches at 24. Fulham are performing a little better with 48, but have only managed to score against one team in the last four matches, which was the aforementioned West Brom defence.

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559 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ivantys
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Ruddy pulls an Alisson

    • Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      FH29 is a waste now.

      1. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Is it still that bad?

      2. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Better opportunities. Win for the FH holders.

      3. Slitherene
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Why?

        1. Inazuma X1
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Spurs Villa will play both in DGW26 and BGW29 and people have 2+ from each side

      4. Qaiss
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        I was saving it for that week and still may use it. I actually found it pretty fun using it in GW38 last season though.

      5. Kabayan
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        I might need it in gw33

      6. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Less critical maybe but surely not a waste

    • Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 28 days ago

      Posted again
      Is there a reason for Luke Shaw playing 8 and 45 minutes vs SHU and SOU respectively or he is simply not nailed?

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Rested when Southampton game was done ; likely for SHU as well as they were supposed to be crap.

      2. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Saints game was won, can’t recall Sheff.

        He’s playing so well and has been hampered with injuries in the past, Ole night be protecting him. With Telles there too it’ll always be a worry. Compared to AWB/Williams on the right.

      3. Slurpy
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        rested in both , massive player for united atm

      4. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Rested for SHU game, came on in last few mins when they were desparately trying to score

    • Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 28 days ago

      PEN

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Hmm could be inches outside

    • ivantys
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Just blow the final whistle. It's a cup game, why they reviewing VAR in the 93rd min

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Coz not a penalty.

      • hullcityfan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Armstrong could have had a hat-trick - interesting differential but not enough midfield slots.

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 28 days ago

          Minamino cup tied, another deterrent.

          1. The Ilfordian
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            I was wondering where he was. He’s still my favourite for the double

        2. Amey
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          How was Ings ?

      • Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Fraser Forster was going to take it 😮

        1. Inazuma X1
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          For real?

      • SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Guys is Dias spotted in city training?

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

          Following...

      • Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Currently team is below. With WC and TC left.
        Need to wait for news on DCL Digne and Antonio for this week but what would you recommend is my best chip strategy?

        Any reason to not wildcard for the double in 26?

        Martinez Johnstone
        Digne Stones Cancello Coufal Mitchell
        Son Sterling Grealish Bruno Soucek
        Antonio DCL Bamford

      • Slurpy
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Could it be worth going one of Armstrong, Minimino, JWP over Ings?

        1. ivantys
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Minimino could be interesting, but Ings still the best pick.

        2. Bury94
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Cavani or Rashford for this weekend only?

          1. Qaiss
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Rashford

          2. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Cavani

          3. ivantys
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Rashford

            • Bury94
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Probably leaning towards Rashford myself but Cavani's low ownership tempts me

            • Scholes Out Forever
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              who do you think is likely to play more and score more points? forget about ownership

          4. Manani
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            So ones with BB and WC left, is the 'meta' to do GW 25 WC, 26 BB?

            1. Union_Jacks
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              The meta is the Amax and the MAC10

              1. CRO KLOPP
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Or Kar and Ffar

                1. Union_Jacks
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  This is also true

          5. Coys96
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Could GW26 fixtures be announced tomorrow?

            1. djman102
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              It will take a few days for the TV companies to sort it all out. Hopefully before GW25 deadline.

              1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Not just TV companies, I know there’s no fans but I’ll wager there’s a lot more to setting a prem match up than we know..,and a lot more people involved than we know. We’re not quite yet at jumpers for goal posts standard of arrangements.

          6. Don Kloppeone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Hmm now if DCL confirmed out, every man and his dog will get in Ings

            1. Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Or Watkins

              1. Don Kloppeone
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                You think so many will get him in now. Feel like at this stage you either have him or you don’t

            2. Amey
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              I'll simply Play Bamford who I'm benching

              1. Don Kloppeone
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Yeh I’d like to just hold.

                My squad should be strong enough:

                Pope, Martinez
                Dias, Stones, Coufal, Shaw, Dallas
                Salah, Bruno, Gundo, Son, Soucek
                DCL, Bamford, Antonio

                1. Scholes Out Forever
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  You confident about Dias?

                  1. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Not confident about anything anymore 😆

                    Just have to hope. Was a jippy stomach so shouldn’t keep him away for long and he’s been the lynchpin of that back line

                2. Amey
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  I love the Shaw pick. Can't get him 🙁
                  Only Tark or Him is option. I'm almost Hoping that Digne is out as well because I'll have another defender spot open 😆

                  1. Don Kloppeone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Haven’t got him yet but he’s my favoured trf in for Robbo before the deadline. Not sure I buy all the Mee/ Tark hype

          7. Bury94
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            So GW29 looks like:

            Brighton vs Newcastle
            WHU vs Arsenal
            Fulham vs Leeds
            Villa vs Spurs

            Probably get away with no FH there

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Haven't checked GW27-28 and 30-31 but the advantage of FH will not be only for GW29 but also the advantage to play freely for the fixtures around it?

              1. Bury94
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Yeah true, I'll probably still use it then but if you don't have it you'll probably be fine

            2. Amey
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Dead ending team in 29 & WC 30

            3. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              WC25 - Martinez, Grealish, Watkins, Kane, Son, Dallas, Raphinha, Bamford. That’s 8 already. Suits people with no FH left like myself!

            4. El Fenomeno R9
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Yep,FH GW29 not worth it now

          8. Toughie
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Which dgw player to use my FT on, wildcarding next

            A. Siggy
            B. Rich
            C. Tarkowski
            D. Other

            Already own 3 from Man City & Digne

            1. Coys96
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              C

          9. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Aston Villa vs Spurs will almost certainly move to GW29 and both teams will almost certainly get a Double Gameweek in GW26

            Crellin

          10. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Martinez, Grealish, Watkins, Son and Kane in 99% of sides by GW26

            1. Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              3 Leeds in GW25 complicates things.

            2. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Plus Bruno and 3 MCI assets ... here we go stalemate!

            3. Don Kloppeone
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Unless my plans change I won’t have Watkins or Grealish 😮

            4. djman102
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              I have low TV (102.1), so I may not be able to get them all in without sacrificing one of Salah, Fernandes, or Son (definitely getting Kane).

            5. gogs67
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Got them all just now!

                1. gogs67
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Well, Kane incoming!

                2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  All aboard except Kane

                  He’s likely in for FT GW26 though

              • Richarlidad
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                My head is real nice and scrambled. Possibly overthinking but coming around to the idea of doing this:

                GW24: Wildcard
                GW25: Hold transfer
                GW26: 4 transfers (-8) and Bench Boost. (14 DGW players)

                Can probably add another -4 hit in there as something will inevitably come up. I feel like this way allows me to the make the most of the short term fixtures, while still preparing most of my team for GW26.

                1. Scholes Out Forever
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Im planning the same now. Dont think an 8 point hit should be necessary though, use the WC to plan around it .

                2. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Curious to see how your WC team would look like

              • Slitherene
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Chances of Gundogan rising tonight?

                1. Amey
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Depends on his position 😉

                  (I don't trust any price change website this season at all !)

                  1. Magic Zico
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    I trust their calculations, whether it materialises into drop or rise just ask the FPL tower 😉

                  2. Inazuma X1
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    CAM. Rodri is back

              • Rinseboy
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                if I use my TC this week and only have a WC left.

                Is it wise to use it in 26 to build a great doubles team?

              • FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Salah out to fund Kane? If not in DGW26 then definitely after that

              • Patron
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Mates, the blanks from gw29 are definite? They are not just predictions rght? Will there be some official statement or something? Thanks.

                1. Patron
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  These* and right*...

                2. JONALDINHO
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  95%

                  1. Patron
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Can u tell me what is it based on? Are the FA cup games scheduled in time when gw29 should be played?

                    1. AC/DC AFC
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      FA cup quarter final is where the magic of the cup trumps league football in England with Saturday and Sunday games.

                      Of course covid re-arrangements apply.
                      Game weeks seem to be going back to a week rather than 4 day turnaround with European club football to play too.

                      1. Patron
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Oh I get it now, thank u for your time!

                3. Scholes Out Forever
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Yes. Ben hasnt really gotten anything wrong yet this season, so trust that spreadsheet

                  1. Patron
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Cheers, was just wondering if its something definite or based on (pretty accurate) predictions.

                  1. Patron
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Thanks! Was probably lazy when that came out 🙂

                    1. AC/DC AFC
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      That logic table distills it better than a lot of excel tables can.

                  2. AC/DC AFC
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    The big one is next.

                    If Barnsley beat Chelsea that gives all Liverpool players a passage into gw29.

                    Chelsea win and you're switching out players from Man City, Man Utd, Liverpool for a start to play a team in gw29.

                    Okay, you get West Ham and Arsenal to switch onto and maybe some saving grace with Villa and Spurs but people will have to take hits, without a free hit to play and pile back into Man City, Manchester United and Liverpool etc in gw30 so it's massive still.

                    If Barnsley win it lessens it considerably for Liverpool v Chelsea.

                    Gw29 fixtures are pretty tight on paper.

                    1. ivantys
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Barnsley aren't beating Chelsea, nothing to overthink here. It's not a big one 😛

                  3. djman102
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    The postponed and non-postponed fixtures are definite (well, as definite as possible in the current climate). The only thing we're waiting on is whether the PL put Villa-Spurs into the GW as well.

                    1. Patron
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Cheers mate!

                4. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Kepa in goal!!!! We have a chance!!!! Haha

                5. Coys96
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  1FT, 0.3m ITB. What would you do?

                  Pope
                  Dias Cancelo Cresswell R.James
                  B.Fernandes Salah Son Foden (c) Raphinha
                  Bamford

                  Martinez / Antonio / Watkins / Dallas

                  Probably a tonne of points on bench but cant do much about that...

                  Get another Burnley defender in? Hoping DCL is out and Dias is fit.

                  1. THL33
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      I would probs give up ngl 😉

                  2. diesel001
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Want a Chelsea win now to maximise blanks.

                    1. Flynny
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      V likely

                    2. Lindelol
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      kepa says hi

                  3. Flynny
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Hi....what would you do with 1ft here please? Assuming dcl is out.....thanks

                    pope (Martinez)
                    Cancelo dias lowton (coufal dallas )
                    Salah Bruno grealish gundog soucek
                    antonio Watkins (dcl)

                    A......dcl to Bamford

                    B......dcl to ings

                    Getting ings gives me an extra dgw player for 25 but means a hit next week for Bamford and raphinha.

                    Ings also has a better 24 fixture

                    Thanks

                    1. Coys96
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      B

                  4. diesel001
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Good thing about GW29 is there are still a lot of low ownership teams involved. Means people can't rely on their GW26 teams to roll forward through to GW29 if they don't have a FH.

                    1. DK_13
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Not really. 3+3 spurs villa is 6 done. Soucek and 2-3 leeds players and you are totally set.

                      1. KUN+10
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        Do you really want 3 + 3 from Villa and spurs? Maybe 2 and 2. Free
                        hit still gives you the freedom to pick the right players

                        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          1 month, 27 days ago

                          Martinez, Grealish, Watkins, Kane, Son - all super, super FPL options for any fixture

                      2. AC/DC AFC
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        So you're dumping Man City and Man Utd players and quite possibly Liverpool and Chelsea too.

                        Then WC them all back in without FH in gw29.

                    2. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Dead-ending the side into 29 and WCing afterwards even more useful now.

                    3. Magic Zico
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Come on FH, show your advantage for once 😛

                  5. dunas_dog
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    If doubt over whether Dias starts Spurs game would you use 2 free hits and get Mee and Sterling and if so for which of following

                    A Grealish
                    B Salah

                    Doing B would allow Antonio to Kane next week

                    1. Rinseboy
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      B

                  6. ZLATAN'S PONYTAIL
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Why is Lucas Signe flagged?

                    1. ZLATAN'S PONYTAIL
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      DIgne