Scout Notes

Everton flat in Calvert-Lewin absence as new budget FPL forwards find the target

West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Manchester United

  • Goals: Mbaye Diagne (£6.0m) | Bruno Fernandes (£11.5m)
  • Assists: Conor Gallagher (£5.5m) | Luke Shaw (£5.0m)
  • Bonus Points: Shaw x3, Fernandes x2, Sam Johnstone (£4.5m) x1

Bruno Fernandes (£11.5m) spared Fantasy managers a whole heap of anguish by scoring for the third match running even as his Manchester United side struggled against lowly West Brom.

Captain Fantastic

The midfielder came into the encounter as Gameweek 24’s most-captained player, with more than a million Fantasy Premier League (FPL) bosses handing him the armband despite United’s lack of a double fixture.

His superb volley, from a Luke Shaw (£5.0m) assist, ensured the Red Devils got something from the game. Two bonus points meant most Fantasy captainers were also satisfied as Fernandes made it 14 goals (and 11 assists) from an increasingly exceptional season.

The same can’t be said for United as a team. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were held to a third draw in four fixtures, although Shaw has proved as equally reliable as Fernandes during that spell.

As well as a Gameweek 21 clean sheet, the left-back has four assists from the last three matches. Everton’s Lucas Digne (£6.1m) and West Ham’s Aaron Cresswell (£5.8m) are the only FPL defenders who have more than his total of five assists for the season.

Forward Failings

Things weren’t so impressive elsewhere, however.

A net 196,720 bought Edinson Cavani (£8.0m) and watched their man have precisely zero shots. Anthony Martial (£8.7m) was just as unproductive, while Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) managed one, which was off target.

Much like anyone who has experienced a ‘workforce streamlining’ over the last couple of decades, West Brom striker Mbaye Diagne (£6.0m) was asked to do more with less.

He duly obliged with a match-leading four attempts, despite the home side having just 26% possession.

The Galatasaray loanee now has a goal and two assists from his first four fixtures, although he contrived to miss a couple of excellent chances to win the game against United.

Competition among forwards in his £6.0m price bracket is not the stiffest. Southampton’s Che Adams (£5.8m) leads the way for points, despite scoring only four goals all season and none since Gameweek 12.

But investment in a West Brom forward looks unwise even with a short-term schedule involving Burnley and Crystal Palace away and Brighton and Newcastle at The Hawthorns, especially as Brighton and Burnley have been defensively solid of late.

United’s fixtures (NEW, che, mci, WHU) are tougher than that. Looking beyond Fernandes, and to a lesser extent Shaw, doesn’t offer the prospect of reliable returns.

West Brom XI (4-1-4-1): Jonhstone; Peltier (Furlong 45), Ajayi, Bartley, Townsend; Yokuslu (Livermore 67); Maitland-Niles, Gallagher, Pereira, Snodgrass (Phillips 87); Diagne. 

Man Utd XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred (van de Beek 79); Rashford, Fernandes, Martial (Greenwood 66); Cavani. 

Everton 0-2 Fulham

  • Goals: Josh Maja (£5.5m) x2
  • Assists: Ola Aina (£4.5m), Harrison Reed (£4.4m)
  • Bonus Points: Maja x3 Aina x2 Tosin Adarabioyo (£4.5m)

Everton and Fulham’s Double Gameweek campaigns got off to remarkably different starts on Sunday, with the lowly visitors excelling against a dreadful home side.

Fantasy interest centred on the Toffees – the entire Fulham squad’s ownership totalled 17%, or less than half a Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.7m and 38.5%).

Unfortunately for all those managers, including the net 116,977 who’d bought him for the double, the striker’s hamstring injury meant he didn’t even make the bench.

Lonely And Lost

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti responded by first playing Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.8m) as a false nine, later moving Richarlison (£7.9m) to a central role.

Everton sat deep and allowed the visitors plenty of possession in the final third (70% v 30%), which suited Fulham just fine.

In a game of little goalmouth action, Scott Parker’s team converted two of the three attempts they had on target, with the 0.1%-owned Josh Maja (£5.5m) scoring twice.

READ MORE ON MAJA’S BRACE HERE

And while a team with just six clean sheets from 23 matches doesn’t exactly scream defensive investment, three of those shut-outs have come in the last five games and an immediate fixture list of Sheffield United and Crystal Palace suggests more could be incoming.

Home Discomforts

Sunday’s result meant yet another bad day at Goodison Park for Everton.

They haven’t won at home since Gameweek 14, scoring just the once and conceding six goals during a run of three losses and a draw.

Small wonder, then, that Richarlison suffered so badly – Everton have managed a league-worst nine attempts on target and just one big chance during that barren spell, while the 23 opportunities they’ve created is second only to West Brom’s 20.

Those managers who bought into Everton’s Double Gameweek 24 might already be considering their exit strategy, seeing as their awful home form will be combined with trips to Liverpool and Chelsea before a blank Gameweek 29.

A net 162,928 had purchased James Rodriguez (£7.7m), only for their man to limp off with an ankle issue after 67 minutes.

Ancelotti played down the seriousness of the injury post-match, while giving a non-committal update on the likes of Calvert-Lewin.

He (James) had a knock in training. I think it will not be serious,. We are going to check tomorrow, like we have to check Dominic for the game on Wednesday, and also Allan and Pickford.

FPL bosses will be desperate for the forward to get some midweek pitch-time, although hoping for returns from any Everton assets at home to the juggernaut that is Manchester City looks the wild side of optimistic.


Everton XI (4-2-3-1): Olsen; Coleman (Keane 56), Holgate, Godfrey, Digne;  Davies (King 56), Gomes; Rodríguez (Bernard 68), Doucouré, Sigurdsson; Richarlison. 

Fulham XI (4-4-2): Areola; Tete, Andersen, Adarabioyo, Aina; Reed, Lemina (Onomah 90+1), Lookman (Zambo Anguissa 83), Loftus-Cheek; De Cordova-Reid, Maja (Cavaleiro 73).

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562 Comments Post a Comment
  1. quayle99
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    - 4 for Holgate > Dallas?

    Or just play
    Cancelo - Mee - Targett

    Only have Bamford(c) on the double

    1. Bucket Man
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Not for me

  2. Jellyfish
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Double City defence owners - doubling up for the Arse game or no?

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Every game until they give me a reason not to.

    2. marcos11
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Just gonna start one of Dias or Stones and bench the other

      • Bucket Man
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Probably only one as my defence likely to have good fixtures

        1. Jellyfish
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Thinking the same with Shaw Lowton and Struijk (dgw) all having decent fixtures.

          1. Bucket Man
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            As it stands. I’m going to play Tarkoswki and Dallas. Might WC the. Might have Shaw as well.

      • Traction Engine Foot
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Yes, as a gunner I expect a 2/3-0 loss.

        1. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          I don't, hang in getting there

          1. Traction Engine Foot
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Hope you're right!

      • dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        triple city def, double Burney

        1. Jellyfish
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          ballsy

          1. dbeck
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            i wish it was, its foolish, this gundo guy seems to be the best city pick. Absolute rank killer

      • yakirh
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Currently benching Dias but considering bench boost depending on other injuries

    3. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      What move would you make this week?

      A None- carry transfer
      B Cavani to Ings
      C Cavani to Kane
      D Robertson to Dunk ( good form fixtures and with eye to week 29)
      E Any other recommendations?

      Pope
      Cancelo Tarkowski Dallas
      Sterling Gundogan Bruno Raphinha
      Watkins Bamford Cavani

      Martinez Grealish Coufal Robertson

      1. Bucket Man
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        B

      2. dbeck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        team is in fantastic shape, i'd do B

        Then ings to kane in 26

      3. linkafu
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        B

    4. Mr Ozil
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Any updates on Gundogan's injury?

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Willy fallen off. Out till Xmas.

        1. Boly Would
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Gundong gone?

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Excellent

      2. Debauchy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Hoping for the worst , but no

    5. Silecro
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      DCL, Stones (have Dias), Pope (Have Martinez)
      to
      Kane, Burn, 3.9

      -4
      Have exact money. Yay or Nay?

      1. Bucket Man
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Not for me no

      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Soft yay

    6. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Best defender 4.4 or under

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Look at Brighton

        1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 29 days ago

          My headache is burn v white - Burn fits the budget but B.White is more nailed and sometimes plays in midfield

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Solly March out for a while yet, but White safer as you say.

      2. Bucket Man
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        White. Taylor when fit

    7. Bucket Man
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Repost as bottom. Thoughts on WC BB team and what combo
      A) Son and Ings
      B) Barnes and Kane

      Martinez, Areola
      Cancelo, Stones, Shaw, Pereira, Dallas
      Salah, Bruno, X, Gundogan, Rapha
      X, Bamford, Watkins

      1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        A

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Thanks

      2. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Barnes and Kane - Leicester looking good, Soton, not so much

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Thanks 1-1. Saints triple double looks good but form and games not so much.

      3. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        This team is too heavy in defense imo.

        After the DGW in 26 you're not looking too great.

        I'd also try to find a spot for Ings over Watkins. 3x DGWs before GW29 is nothing to sniff at.

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          My team value is very low. I could take out Pereira for someone still don’t think I can afford Ings

          1. Bucket Man
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            I can go Pereira to Lowton or Andersen(Areola to McCarthy and get Ings

          2. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Even more money to cut money from your defense.

            Cancelo, Stones, Struijk, Konsa, Shaw maybe.

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              *reason

            2. Bucket Man
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              I’ve pencilled in Dallas to someone for 26. Is Konsa nailed?

              1. Bucket Man
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                Sorry he most definetly looks it

    8. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Gundogan rested yesterday, could feature Wednesday if he's fit he will play.

      Hello KDB on the horizon...

      https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/manchester-city-xi-vs-everton-confirmed-team-news-predicted-lineup-injury-latest-premier-league-b919837.html

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        No hurry to get Kev back if Gundo keeps on trucking

    9. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      I have yet to see a WC25, BB26 team that I really like. Who's doing that strategy, and what is your team looking like? All of them seem to setup quite mediocre bench boosts with triple Leeds in GW26 and also have pretty weak looking cover for 29.

      Would love to be proven wrong!

      1. Bucket Man
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Mine is above. I have FH29 as well and plan Dallas out reluctantly

      2. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Currently on:
        Martinez Areola
        Dias Stones Targett Dunk Dallas
        Salah Bruno Son Gundo Raphinha
        Kane Watkins Bamford

        Could do Dallas to Shaw in order to BB26 cause I already have 10/11 players for gw29 I think

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          This is pretty good.

          But lack of Grealish is somewhat unappealing with all their stored DGWs. I just feel like once GW25 is out the way, you're gonna want Grealish back in and you'd be maxed out on Villa with this team.

          I appreciate though that there are only 5 midfield slots and if you give one up for Raphinha, Grealish has to miss out.

          1. Shark Team
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            I just picked the players who shoot the most lately, Vardy Ings DCL are also good fwd options but not enough money for them. Could ditch Salah or Bruno for the dgw but it would be a big risk

      3. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Martinez Mccarthy
        Lowton Burn Dias Stones Shaw
        Grealish Barnes Bruno Raphina Gundo
        Ings Bamford Kane

        With 4.7 itb for rotation of raphina to son in gw26 is what id be wildcarding too if that's my best option

      4. Major League Shocker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        You can't have it all. I do plan to have 14 DGW players for BB26 but I plan to FH29. Those without FH don't really have the luxury of dropping their Leeds players.

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          If I'm WC'ing I'd want it all though or at least have a working plan to get cover where needed.

          1. Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Neither option is ideal with the way the doubles and blanks have landed. My thinking is that 29 will be low scoring so happy to go in with 8 or 9 strong picks that week

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Good GW29 options are very out of favor right now.

              Arsenal, Brighton and West Ham. That's the 'core' of a good GW29 team. Most players don't have any of that nor do they have a plan.

              1. Pat Bonner
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                I'm still hurting from the last blank GW where Arsenal attack did nothing against Palace and ruined my FH! Brighton defenders are ideal as can then be bench fodder and West ham assets are so cheap that I won't have to destroy my team to get them in either

          2. Major League Shocker
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 29 days ago

            What I'm saying is you can't have a great DGW26 team that is also a good BGW29 team, insofar as the teams doubling in 26 are precisely the teams blanking in 29 (with possible exception of Spurs/Villa).

            It was easier with GW18/19 because there were 4 teams that played in 18 and doubled in 19.

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              I think Brighton defenders should feature. Very strong defensive numbers of late, good fixture in 26 and 29. I haven't seen a single Veltman yet.

      5. Kaptenen
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Current WC squad, will BB26

        Martinez Areola
        Cancelo Stones Pereira Konsa Burn
        Salah Bruno Son Gundo Raphinha
        Kane Bamford Watkins

      6. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Something like this:
        Martinez 4.5m with double
        Cancelo Stones Targett Dallas Shaw
        Salah Bruno Son Raph Gundogan
        Bamford Kane Watkins

        Toying with dropping one of Kane and Son to get a bit more into my BB and leave a bit of cash to move on one of Bamford/Raph and Dallas for a -4 in 26. Gives me 6 or 7 for 29 and then can look to get maybe 3 more in before gw29

        1. Ruud000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Exactly my plan. Just waiting on fixtures announcement before hitting wildcard!

      7. pundit of punts
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Lloris - McCarthy
        Dias - Stones - Shaw - Targett - Holgate
        Bruno - Son - Grealish - Gundogan - Barnes
        Kane - Ings - Watkins

        Will have Bamford and Raphinha for DGW 25 and switch them out for Watkins and Barnes in DGW 26.

        Will have 6 spurs and villa players for 29 as well and get 4 more with 1 hit.

        BB of McCarthy - Barnes - Holgate - Targett in DGW 26

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          You have FH in 29?

          1. pundit of punts
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Nope

            That’s why I’ve 6 players for BGW 29 on WC.

            Like I said, will get 4 more with 1 hit

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Your team makes sense. Brave without Salah but could work well.

              1. pundit of punts
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                Cheers

                Yeah I have got all aspects covered from now till gw29 except Salah

                But then I was fine without him during his barren 6 game spell. His ownership has reduced as well unlike the start of the season.

        2. Ruud000
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          No Martinez?
          No Fernandez?

          1. pundit of punts
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Fernandes in there

            Martinez I’m not too worried about

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              I'd rather go Martinez over Lloris. Ace keeper with bonus potential.

              Davies works as Spurs cover for cheap. But yeah, bit hard to stomach buying Martinez for 5.2m.

              1. pundit of punts
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                I’ve Martinez in my team currently and I got him at 4.5 but the only reason to go for Lloris is that there’s not 1 nailed spurs defender.

                And, I need 6 nailed BGW 29 players from spurs and villa.

                Would ideally want Martinez + Spurs defender but Davies is not nailed.

      8. Shatner's Bassoon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        The question for me (as holder of FH, WC and BB) is whether there's likely to be a better opportunity for WC+BB than 25+26 and I'm not convinced there is.

      9. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Not WCing, but this would be how I look to pull it off.

        Martinez - McCarthy

        Dias - Stones - Dallas - Shaw - Burn

        Salah - Son - Grealish - Barnes - Gundogan

        Watkins - Ings - Bamford (Kane in 26)

        Bamford would be the placeholder for Kane. 4 DGW players in 25, 13 DGWs 26, 7 players already for 29. One of Salah/Bruno omitted at the owner's fancy.

        1. pundit of punts
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Pretty similar to mine above

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Great minds 🙂

      10. DK_13
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Got a FH and assuming Southampton and Fulham don't have a double in 26(light orange on Ben's spreadsheet)

        Martinez schmeichel
        Cancelo stones kabak targett strujik
        Salah Fernandes gundo Barnes raphinha
        Kane DCL(bam in 25) Watkins

        (There are no cheap double options in 26, so double leeds on bb is inevitable{strujik doesn't block funds, raphinha is the the best enabler}
        And for the likes of grealish vardy etc, there is no way to fit them with bb, people have to go for the cheaper alternatives in Watkins and lei mid)

    10. abaalan
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      People pulling WC trigger this week already with BB in 26 in mind?

      1. Bucket Man
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Tempted to now. Ben Crellin spreadsheet shows likely definite matches

        1. Bouncebackability
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Ah, the lesser spotted likely definite match.

      2. bitm2007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        GW25 WC deadline is on Friday, but the potential DGW fixtures are over two weeks away. It's quite possible that WC teams will need to be completed before DGW fixtures are know.

      3. Major League Shocker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Yes, did it last night to get in players before price rises.

        1. Shatner's Bassoon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Didn't have the stones to do that and spotted Vardy rose which hopefully won't come back to bite me

      4. yakirh
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Holding my WC as long as possible

      5. Saka_me_sideways
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Don’t recommend doing it.
          I did straight away this week in excitement, forgetting that nothing is even confirmed yet!... wait till the fixtures are known I’d say.

      6. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        On WC
        A) Salah + Watkins
        or
        B) Grealish + Vardy/Ings

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          A

        2. GE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          A

      7. GE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        1) Soucek and Messlier -> Raphinha and fodder
        2) Something else, suggestions?

        (2FT, 1.7 itb)

        Martinez
        Cancelo/Dias/Dallas/Mee
        Salah/Bruno/Son/Gundo
        Cavani/Bamford

        Bench: Messlier, Antonio, Soucek, Digne

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Just do Soucek to Rapha

          1. dbeck
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            cant due to triple leeds already

          2. GE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Already have 3 Leeds

        2. dbeck
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Cavani or antonio to Ings and float

          play Messlier over Martinez

          1. GE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Thanks mate

          2. Bucket Man
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Sorry yes would do it if for free. If not do Cavani to Ings.

            1. GE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Not Antonio -> Ings?

          3. GE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Then I will probably go Antonio -> Ings, afraid of transfer out Cavani before Newcastle

            1. Bucket Man
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Yes see if he plays on Europe if not I suspect he plays

              1. GE
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                Thanks mate

      8. George Agdgdgwngo
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Is burn a viable option from Brighton?

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Think White more nailed

          1. George Agdgdgwngo
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            I know but that 0.2m comes in handy

            1. Bucket Man
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              I wouldn’t risk it personally. Potter likes to rotate as it is however he has no reason to change it.

        2. dbeck
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          only until Solly Marach is back

          1. Silecro
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            reportedly out until May

        3. FPL Pillars
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Interested in Webster, hoping he drops to 4.3 soon 🙂

      9. G Banger
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Pope (Martinez)
        Cancelo, Stones, Dallas (Coufal, Holding)
        Salah, Bruno, Raph, Grealish, Gundo
        Bamford, DCL (Antonio)

        Do I give myself a benching headache
        a) Antonio => Ings (bench DCL)
        b) Save a transfer (bench Antonio)

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          If save

      10. Seamy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Current bench for GW25
        Martinez (LEI), Rashford (NEW), Dias (ARS), Watkins (LEI)

        Time for my BB right?

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Looks good

        2. Seamy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Dependant on the Mee and Gundo injury situations of course

          1. Bucket Man
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Mee I believe precautionary will miss Fulham game. Gundogan I’m hoping ok too

        3. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Why you putting Rash on the bench anyway?

          1. Seamy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            I could maybe play him over Ben Mee (WBA). But the rest of my team is looking very strong for next week with 5 DGWers and good fixtures for most others

      11. Jdpz
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        There will be only 3 matches in 29gw? Will anything else change?

        1. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Villa and Spurs possible too I think

      12. quayle99
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Sanchez
        Mee - Cancelo - Targett
        Sterling - Gundo - Son - Grealish - Fernandes
        Kane - Bamford(c)
        Martinez Brewster Coufal Holgate

        So only Bamford on the double.

        0FT
        Any -4 worth it.

        Holgate to Dallas?
        or Grealish to Ward Prowse?
        Save?

      13. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Antonio won't play
        Mee won't play
        Gundogan will play

        That's my prediction at least.

        1. Traction Engine Foot
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          I totally agree because it's what I want to happen

        2. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Quite possibly.

          Gundogan is probably 50-50 but we're guessing.

          Sterling much more likely to play.

          Antonio may play but West Ham fans pointing out its a risk with no options and a fitness test today.

        3. linkafu
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Antonio will play
          Mee Will play
          Gundo will play

          1. CrouchDown
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            I think Mee is confirmed out?

            1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              "Knocked unconscious... Under FA concussion protocol Mee will not be available."

              https://twitter.com/BenDinnery/status/1361291969893392391?s=19

            2. linkafu
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Where did you get this infos?

              1. Rains of Castamere
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                From Sean Dyche

      14. linkafu
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Is Adams 100% dropped from Saints XI?

      15. Who are all Lukakus
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        any link to Dyche press conference?

      16. Silecro
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        If I have read Ben Crellin spreadsheet correctly, there is a solid chance that both AVL and EVE have another double in either GW27 or 28, right?

      17. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Mee confirmed out I believe

      18. Gazza2000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Too weak to BB this GW?

        Pope
        Cancelo Dias Dallas
        Gundo Rashford Bruno Salah Raphinha
        Bamford DCL

        Martinez - Antonio - Coufal - Tarkowski

      19. LucasPodolski
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Pick 2 to transfer In this week.
        A)Kane
        B)Ings
        C) Dallas
        Thanks

      20. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        "Mee is fine in himself, but won't be playing, we will follow the protocols for that."

        https://twitter.com/BenDinnery/status/1361335833165463553?s=19

        1. Podorsky
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          How about Pieters?

      21. Andrew
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        I currently have McCarthy, Dallas and Bamford on a DGW next week and 2FT’s who else would you bring, thinking Ings and or JWP?

        1. Rains of Castamere
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Just Ings

      22. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Mee out is annoying.

      23. Baines on Toast...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Mee/Lowton is this year's Salah/Mane.

      24. Zladan
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Mee out for the next game.

        If his owners weren’t cheapskates they’d have had Tarky for 2 solid CS.

        If they were clever they would’ve had Lowton for a 20+ point haul.

        Instead they went for the middle pick lol

        1. Saint Tim
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          picking lowton wasn't clever, it was lucky. first league goal in like 8 years!

          1. Zladan
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            He was due. It was obvious.

            8 years without a goal.

            1. mynameisq
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              You're both trying to sound clever but failing, look at lowtons last few performances, look where these two opponents are weakest. Nobody expected a goal but attacking returns aren't a complete and total shock or luck

              1. Make Arrows Green Again
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                it's clearly a joke

              2. Zladan
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                I’m just trolling and I’ve caught a few fish.

                But there was a whole article detailing the opponents weaknesses and highlighting Lowton as a differential.

              3. Saint Tim
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                you're trying to sound like a smart arse and definitely succeeding

                1. mynameisq
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 29 days ago

                  Not my fault you're salty about Lowton scoring

                  1. Saint Tim
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 29 days ago

                    Not salty. Quite happy with how I’m getting on. My team is linked. Unlike yours

        2. CRO KLOPP
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          I don't see easy CS with Mee out vs Fulham

        3. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          No need to be an idiot about it

        4. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Really valuable contribution. You should have your own column.