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The FPL Round-Up: Moyes talks Antonio fitness and Hammers’ penalty takers

We round up the Fantasy Premier League headlines of Monday evening as we look back at home wins for West Ham United and Chelsea, both of whom leapfrogged Liverpool in the Premier League table.

GOALS, ASSISTS AND BONUS

Courtesy of LiveFPL.net

RICE AND PENS

With Michail Antonio (£6.6m) injured and Mark Noble (£4.6m) on bench duty for large chunks of the season, the question over who would be next in line for West Ham United from 12 yards remained unanswered for months – until Monday.

It was the unlikely figure of Declan Rice (£4.7m) who grabbed the ball when the Hammers were awarded their first, overturned spot-kick against Sheffield United at the London Stadium and indeed it was the England international who despatched the 40th-minute penalty that put the Hammers in front.

So no luck for owners of Tomas Soucek (£5.4m), taker of 13 spot-kicks at previous club Slavia Prague – although David Moyes’ post-match comments hinted that there might be a different taker stepping up in future:

We want the organisation to be clear. If Mark Noble is on the pitch then he takes the penalty.

Next game we might try somebody different but this game it was certainly Declan [Rice].

TAKING THE MICHAIL

Antonio earns back-to-back start for first time since Gameweek 6

Antonio wasn’t involved in east London on Monday evening, missing out after failing a late fitness test.

“Fatigue” was cited as the reason for the striker’s withdrawal in the goalless draw with Fulham in Gameweek 23 and subsequent absence in the FA Cup fifth round last Tuesday.

But another hamstring problem is widely being attributed to Antonio’s non-involvement against the Blades, with David Moyes admitting after the game that the striker wasn’t even guaranteed to recover for Gameweek 25:

It wasn’t a risk to play him but we knew that he is in a position where something could happen and I don’t want to lose him for a long period. I hope that he’ll be fine for Sunday but I have no guarantee at this moment in time.

It was Jarrod Bowen (£6.0m) who was chosen to lead the line for the Hammers but it was Jesse Lingard (£6.0m) who again posed the greater goal threat, with the on-loan Manchester United midfielder topping the shot count table.

Bruno Fernandes (£11.5m) is the only FPL asset who has had more goal attempts than Lingard since the latter made the move to east London.

CROSS WELL

Aaron Cresswell (£5.8m) consolidated his position as FPL’s highest-scoring defender with a 12-point haul.

Cresswell, deployed as a centre-half in a back three on Monday and denied the chance to venture forward much from open play, supplied his ninth assist of a remarkable campaign when his 57th-minute corner was nodded home by Issa Diop (£4.3m).

The West Ham man is one of just two FPL defenders who has played every single minute of their side’s campaign so far and, continuing on his current rate of goal production, would go close to emulating Trent Alexander-Arnold‘s (£7.4m) total of 15 assists in 2020/21.

It was a case of what might have been for opposite full-back Vladimir Coufal (£4.7m), who missed a one-on-one opportunity in the second half.

Cresswell and Coufal might have to be reliant on their attacking returns in the next nine Gameweeks, however, with the Hammers’ clean sheet prospects mixed at best:

THOMAS THE TINK-ERER

Chelsea kept their fourth clean sheet in five league matches under Thomas Tuchel but relatively few Fantasy managers would have enjoyed the spoils, with not one of the back five – including goalkeeper Edouard Mendy (£5.1m) – that Frank Lampard favoured for much of 2020/21 making their new manager’s starting XI.

The decision to start Kepa Arrizabalaga (£4.7m) over Mendy in Monday’s 2-0 win over Newcastle United underscored just how difficult it is to pin Tuchel down to a settled starting XI, with centre-halves Cesar Azpilicueta (£5.7m) and Antonio Rudiger (£4.6m) and the two ‘number sixes’ now the only players boasting an ever-present record under their recently appointed head coach.

Marcos Alonso (£5.7m), again preferred over Ben Chilwell (£5.9m) at left wing-back, rolled back the years with another performance full of attacking potential: he had more shots than any other player at Stamford Bridge.

Timo Werner‘s (£9.2m) own mini-renaissance continued under his new manager, meanwhile.

Again deployed in his preferred position as a left-sided number 10, Werner made it 21 points in three Gameweeks under Tuchel with his first goal since Gameweek 8 – but not before he had missed two big chances in typically profligate fashion.

Newcastle’s own performance, which was improved after half-time, mirrored that of Sheffield United’s in the earlier kick-off: no lack of effort but, minus the injured Callum Wilson (£6.6m), no cutting edge in attack when it mattered.

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1,628 Comments Post a Comment
  1. HurriKane
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    9 of my 10 players so far including captain has returned points this gw and yet ive got a 30k red arrow.

    What kind of sorcery is this?

    1. PastaConcerto
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Depends on ownership of those that haul....I had 9 out of 10 haul but I did not have Bamford a few weeks ago and it dropped me a million places when he scored 6 pts.

    2. noquarternt
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Depends how many points you have and how high up you are.

      Will be plenty with Gundo (C), Stones, Cancelo, Bruno, Salah, Martinez and then a smattering with Lowton, Barnes, Cresswell etc. thrown in.

  2. ILOVEBAPS
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Whilst we are in the DZ I will post my team for the first time this season and see what you think?

    What beat transfer option/s?
    2 FT’s & £2.8m itb

    Martinez (4.0)
    Cancelo Mee Shaw Strujik (Coufal)
    Salah Bruno Son Gundo (Soucek)
    Bamford(C) Antonio (DCL)

    Thinking Soucek > Raphinha

    1. gonzalocampos
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Soucek to Raphina and roll 1 for next.

      1. Totalfootball
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        This

    2. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Are you planning to WC anytime soon?

      Coufal / Soucek and Antonio will be your concerns moving forward.

      Would replace Antonio with Ings and Soucek to Raphinha

      1. ILOVEBAPS
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        No WC left or BB. I have the FH and TC chips only.

        Thanks for reply. Not sold on Ings yet but more doubles would help.

    3. skeyrd
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Antonio to Ings is where my heads at with this team

  3. De Gea is GOAT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    What's everyones thoughts on Gundo not being at training? Rested vs EVE?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Probably yes

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Lets hope not Holmes 🙁

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Does he need to train?

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        I dont know TM. What do YOU think?

      2. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        What could be the reason if I click on a profile link and it says "Nothing Found"?

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

      injured ?

    4. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      As long as he's fit I'll keep him this week.

      I suspect Pep won't risk him for Everton

  4. gonzalocampos
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Currently 17K (WC, BB & TC). Need advice from the community:

    I just have Bamford for next DGW, I can do -4 to get 3 players for 25: Grealish and Mee to Raphina and Dallas (no Ings)

    GW 25 team:
    Martinez
    Dias - Cancelo - Shaw - Dallas*
    Salah - Son - Bruno - Gundo - Raphina*
    Bamford* (C)
    Bench: Steer - Antonio - DCL - Coufal

    For GW 26, move DCL and Antonio for Kane and Watkins (keep all my chips intact and get 10 doubles)

    GW 26 team:
    Martinez
    Dias - Cancelo - Shaw
    Salah - Son - Bruno - Gundo
    Kane (TC) - Watkins - Bamford
    Bench - Sterr - Raphina - Dallas - Coufal

    That's all folks LOL - Thank you.

    1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      And when you are planning to bb tc?

      1. gonzalocampos
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        GW 30/31 probably, Current team has been killing it so far, no need to damage it if I can get a solid team for next 3/4 GW’s. Everybody would have players that they dont really want + tons of blanks.

    2. T88MYE
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      This looks pretty similar to me - and something I’m considering to avoid tearing a team up that has me at 40k. But I’m not sure if we are missing the opportunity!

      GW 25 (*likely-4 for Soucek to Raphina)
      Pope
      Dias, Stones, Dallas
      Gundo, Salah, Son, Bruno, *Soucek
      Watkins, Bamford
      Bench:Steer, Mee, Justin, Richarlison

      GW 26 (-4 Justin - Shaw Rich/Bam to Kane)
      Pope
      Dias, Stones, *Shaw
      Gundo, Salah, Son, Bruno
      Watkins, *Kane, Rich/Bam
      Bench: Steer, Dallas, Mee, Raphina

      1. gonzalocampos
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 17 hours ago

        Looks good, 26 Justin and Richa (keep Shaw).

  5. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Guys no replies, so here we go again...

    Salah and antonio to maddison and Kane for free?

    Would like to bb26..

    Martinez 4.0
    Dias cancelo digne lowton dallas
    Salah Bruno son grealish gundo
    Bam antonio dcl

    Next week dallas and 4.0 gk to target and mcarthy/sanchez.

    TIA

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Good moves

      1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks

    2. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Not sure bringing in Kane against WH is worth a hit. WH defense has been solid for a while. Usually set up defensively against the bigger clubs.

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Oh never mind missed that it’s a free.

      2. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        It's for free and yesterday saw the Sheffield Utd game, with ogbonna out they were vulnerable at the back Sheffield could have easily scored a couple..

    3. skeyrd
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      I'd prefer owning Salah over Kane for just this GW

      1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Fine..The thing is I need to make 4 transfers leading into bb26. Alternative is to do 4.0 gk to 4.5 dgw keeper and save ft and do antonio salah dallas to kane maddy target for -4.But I hope Kane will rise and Antonio will drop before that..

  6. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    If Everton & Villa won their two each games in hand, Liverpool would be eighth, one place above Spurs & Arsenal 😮

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 1 day ago

      They seriously could miss out on the top 4

    2. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Honestly think they should be fine this season. Teams will continue to drop points and their front 3 will perform

  7. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    If I end up with just Dallas on my bench, will that show in the PB column as 0 or -1pt?

    Never been in this territory before.

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      -1

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        In which case FPL should add a further point to my GW score?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Only possible if you allow them to deduct 2pts next week 😉

          1. Jafooli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            😛

  8. HammersXI
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Would taking 2 -4 hits the next 2 weeks to get 3 DGW25 and 10 DGW26 and BB a smart move over Wildcarding this week?

    Am thinking of doing the following
    GW25
    Sterling -> Raphinha
    4.3 Striker -> Ings

    GW26
    Rudiger -> Shaw
    Antonio -> DCL / Watkins

    1. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      DGW team with BB would be

      Martinez *
      Digne* Shaw* Dias*
      Gundo* Salah* Son* Bruno*
      Watkins / DCL* Bamford

      Bench: Lowton* Ings Coufal Forster (can still replace for a DGW keeper for another -4)

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 1 day ago

        I kinda like it. Seems fun.

        1. HammersXI
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          Next big question is when would I use my WC and TC..Tough times ahead.

  9. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Big price changes possibly coming tomorrow, Ings/Bamford/DCL/Dallas/Raphinha all close to a rise or fall. Irritating to miss them while waiting for fixture release but that's the tradeoff - team value vs information.

    1. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Yeah I really want Raph and Ings but the lack of info is really alarming.

      1. hueycho
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Do it now!

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Ignore that. Not worth it.

  10. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Where is the quote that confirms Mee is 100% out? Thought he said something about, it's not a concussion substitution etc

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Its there mate, Mee is out unfortunately.

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Ah, shame....cheers

  11. De Gea is GOAT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Silly question but if one of my first 11 doest start and 1st on bench also doesnt does my 2nd sub come in? Thanks guys.

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Yes

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Thank you

    2. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Yes unless it forces the game into a weird formation.

      Let's say i'm playing 4-5-1 and Antonio doesn't start, if my first sub isn't a striker, regardless of whether they play they will not come on.

  12. fcsaltyballs
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Pope
    Cancelo Stones Robertson
    Salah Fernandes Gundogan Raphinha
    Bamford DCL Antonio

    Martinez Soucek Coufal Ferguson

    2 FT, 5.4 itb

    1. Soucek >> Son (save 1FT for 26)
    2. Antonio >> Ings (save 1FT for 26)
    3. Antonio >> Watkins (save 1FT for 26)
    4. Coufal >> Dallas (save 1FT for 26)
    5. Combine 2 of the above??

    Thanks!

    1. CROWLEY NOT CRAWLEY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 1 day ago

      2 first, also 4 if you are going to Wildcard soon

    2. Cojones of Destiny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      I d say 2 option then 4

  13. Cojones of Destiny
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    which move for free:
    a. Antonio to Ings
    b. Biss to Raph to triple in leeds

    1. Bavarian
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      a

    2. hueycho
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      How about both?

      1. Cojones of Destiny
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        yep that’s an option thx guys

  14. Danny De Gea
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Midfields are:

    Fernandes, Salah, Gundo, Sterling, Barnes.

    Who do I kick out for rapinha?

    I'm confuse as all of them are on fire right now..

    1. CROWLEY NOT CRAWLEY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Sterling - he is the rotation risk unfortunately. Question is - what do you invest that extra $$ in? Do you have 1 or 2 FT?

      1. Danny De Gea
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        You can get a certain Harry for that $$ 😉

    2. Cojones of Destiny
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      very tough you could go for Ings instead

      1. Danny De Gea
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        It crossed my mind, I can get him in for Antonio. But Ings is a glassman, and their SOU's fixtures aren't great either. Also I don't have plans yet how to navigate the next 3 GW with only WC intact :s

    3. COVID-CASUAL
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Need to know the broader plan - Raphina adds one extra game in GW25, but what happens in GW26. Might not be worth it when considering all that.

        1. Danny De Gea
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          I don't know yet how the fixtures will pan out for my team. But I could use the money to upgrade Antonio to Kane and Rapinha becomes my first sub.

          1. COVID-CASUAL
              3 months, 1 day ago

              In that case, I think it's probably worth it.

              Not worth it if it was just getting an extra score in 25 at the expense of 26. But Kane is an upgrade there.

        2. Messiah Hazard
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          I wouldn’t lose anyone of them... If it is only for next week and then WC later then it’s ok... Otherwise your midfield is good enough for rest of season.

          1. Danny De Gea
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 1 day ago

            My thought exactly. Am I doing good or bad move just for the sake of DGW?

            I have Justin injury to take care of also..

      • Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        What is Your S.V? Mine is just 102.7.

        1. COVID-CASUAL
            3 months, 1 day ago

            106.5, 8.1 ITB lol

            1. Weeb Kakashi
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 1 day ago

              SV Not TV*

              1. COVID-CASUAL
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  106.5 - 8.1 then?

                  1. Weeb Kakashi
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Nah mate. selling value is how much you can spend in total.

                    1. COVID-CASUAL
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        lol such a noob. Thought it was squad value or something.

              2. COVID-CASUAL
                  3 months, 1 day ago

                  I will say I don't think it matters as much as people think - especially right now with some premiums injured and others underperforming.

                  1. Weeb Kakashi
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Basically add all your player selling prices and ITB

                    1. COVID-CASUAL
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Yep thanks! It's 103.6

                  2. lugs
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    103.8, 106.4 total, 0itb

                  3. Rasping Drive
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    103.6 Not too worried about chasing rises/avoiding drops this year, especially with so many good budget options punching above their weight.

                    1. COVID-CASUAL
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        The "Son hamstring injury" taught me the lesson that information > cash early this season. I sold early to successfully avoid his price fall, only for him to magically get fitter as the week progressed, before finally scoring a lot of points. Tipped me over to semi-wasting my WC the following week to get him back.

                    2. Phil's Stamps
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      SV 104.8

                  4. pingissimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Probability of Werner returning more in one fixture than Ings in two fixtures?

                    Ultimate streaky player and has returned in the last 3 and faces the mighty Southampton defence next

                    1. Pukki Blinders
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Probably of being benched next game is also extremely high

                      1. pingissimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Less so with Tammy injured

                        1. Pukki Blinders
                          • 1 Year
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Doesn’t really effect Werner, he’s playing on the left

                    2. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      I'd back the extra fixture here.

                    3. joey
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      I'm considering Werner. Looked really lively last night and could outscore Ings. If not then he has the double the following week, Man U and Liverpool don't look like good fixtures on paper but neither are pulling up any trees defensively. The two weeks after are Everton, who have recently managed to concede two to both Newcastle and Fulham, and Leeds whoncant defend for toffee. The only issue is having him stops me getting Kane but to be honest Spurs look so bad I'm not sure on him. I'm sure he'll play as a striker against Burnley and Southampton which will help him rather than a midfielder when like when they play anyone good.

                      1. Pukki Blinders
                        • 1 Year
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        First goal in over 100 days, wouldn’t be considering him if he was the last player left in this world

                    4. skeyrd
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Wouldn't trust Werner just yet esp for 9.2...chelsea and he have improved under Tuchel but it definitely wait and see for FPL assets...in a vacuum, would take Ings against Leeds over Werner against Sou

                      1. pingissimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Not really considering Werner - just don't see the Ings double as that attractive this week. Chelsea have been very mean in defence since the City trouncing way back in early Jan.

                        If he starts I'd have Werner for this week anyway I think.

                        1. skeyrd
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          Chelsea have been mean in defense?.. dont agree with that.. I think they've more been organized with Tuchel but the quality of the attacking outfits they've played is on the lesser side...you could say cleaning Spurs is a big marker but it was a Kane-less Spurs.

                    5. ritzyd
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Ings plays leeds. I'm capping him this week

                  5. Disturbed
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Got in Ings and Raphina for free just now. Should have waited.........

                    1. De Gea is GOAT
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      super early moves my friend :/ decent ones nonetheless

                  6. Mac90
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Few days ago, i was on 69pts with 10 to play including captain. 100pts first timer for me seems a sure thing. I gleefully smiled and felt proud of myself.

                    Now I'm on 91 with 5 to play including captain.

                    Ederson Tarkowski seems sure to get pts hopefully.

                    Cancelo Gundo(C) Richarlison tho..

                    The smile had left me since then. What will happen to my team in the coming days. I shudder to think of the result. Will the 100pts elude me once again?

                    1. Pukki Blinders
                      • 1 Year
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      You will get your century, enough with the subtle bragging now

                    2. hueycho
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      U century virgin!

                  7. S3
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Pope
                    Cancelo Stones Vestergaard
                    Salah Gundogan Bruno Son Barnes
                    Bamford Antonio

                    Martinez Cresswell DCL Holding

                    Which of the below:
                    A. Antonio >> Ings
                    B. Barnes Antonio >> Ings + Raphinha (-4)
                    C. Holding + Barnes + Antonio >> Dallas + Raphinha + Ings (-8)

                    Planning to wildcard in GW26

                    1. skeyrd
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      A....and looking at your team, not sure why your wanting to WC 26..u dead set on it?

                      1. S3
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        not yet....I might shelve...if I bring in Kane I think I will be fine

                        1. skeyrd
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          I see you...I'm thinking the way as my team is very similar... Kane is the main asset I want for 26 but dont have... but think a few hits can rectify that instead of a WC. You looking to play a chip in 26 if you dont WC?..personally feeling BB

                    2. HMC
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      A with B having the higher ceiling if you think the Saints v Leeds game doesn't finish 0-0

                    3. Cojones of Destiny
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      A

                  8. Cojones of Destiny
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    would you BB this lot ?
                    Martinez/Grealish, Stones, Coufal

                    1. skeyrd
                      • 7 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      Could work but not for me this gwk - prefer at least 1 dgwker when BBin. Who you starting over this lot?

                      1. Cojones of Destiny
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        thx
                        Pope
                        Cancelo, Shaw, Dallas
                        Raph, Son, Bruno, Gundog
                        Bam, Ings, Cavani

                  9. SomeoneKnows
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 1 day ago

                    Who should make way for Kane?

                    A) Antonio
                    B) DCL

                    1. Cojones of Destiny
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      A

                  10. Bounce
                      3 months, 1 day ago

                      It's impossible to have Salah, Bruno, Kane and Son on a Wildcard unless your Team Value is £107 or above.

                      1. Inazuma X1
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 1 day ago

                        Nope. I can have all four if I like

                        1. Bounce
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Your defence must be awful then.

                            1. Inazuma X1
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Nope Cancelo Mee and Dallas starting this GW

                              Rudiger and Holding other 2 defenders

                        2. Karan14
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          You can have them but you can't have a BB team then.

                          1. jomikijiq
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            why not? My TV is not great and still can get this team in 2 moves right now:

                            Martinez, Areola
                            Dias, Maguire, Coufal, Lowton, Struijk
                            Salah, Bruno, Son, Gundo, Raphinha
                            Kane, DCL, Bamford

                        3. pingissimus
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 1 day ago

                          ?

                          I have a very medium 104 or so and can fit them in. Gundo Raph Watkins Bamford leave quite a bit of room for manoeuvre

                          1. Bounce
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              No Ings

                            • Bounce
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                No Grealish

                            • Dark Side Of The Loon!
                              • 4 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Incorrect. I have all four.

                            • Holmes
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              easily possible, even for someone like me with poor TV

                            • IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              I have them all with 105.5 TV or something like that

                              Areola Sanchez
                              Stones Mee Dallas Targett Lowton
                              Salah Bruno Son Foden Gundogan
                              Kane Ings Bamford

                              1. George Agdgdgwngo
                                • 11 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                It’s definitely do-able. I want to push it even further with Vardy too.

                                Martinez, Fabri
                                Cancelo, stones, targett, Webster, struijk,
                                Salah, son, Bruno, Gundo, grealish,
                                Kane, Vardy, Brewster

                          2. Inazuma X1
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Anyone playing Forster (in hope that he may start) ahead of Martinez?

                            1. Karan14
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Probably not. Martinez can easily outscore. He's currently outscoring Pope too this gameweek.

                              1. Inazuma X1
                                • 3 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                Yeah but Emi is facing Leicester

                                1. Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  3 months, 1 day ago

                                  Still rather trust Emi over that dreadful Soton defence x2

                          3. hueycho
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Took a hit for antonio & soucek for ings & raphina before the price rise & drops!!

                          4. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                            • 4 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            With PVA's horror show do we think Mitchell will now feature?
                            Is Pieters from Burnley a short term option now - next 4 or 5 GWs?

                            1. Inazuma X1
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              No and no. Mitchell is still a big risk and Taylor is back.

                              1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                                • 4 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                Got it. Thanks a lot!

                            2. pingissimus
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Dunno about PvA and Mitchell mate. Very much doubt I'd want a Palace defender anyway if that's what you're considering.

                              Burnley look to me to be back on track defensively and likely to offer value to season's end especially if you go cheap and use as bench coverage for the main

                              1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                                • 4 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                Perfect. Thanks a lot!

                          5. pingissimus
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Vardy is an intriguing differential no?

                            In top 10k terms (I'm nowhere near of course 🙂 ) he's just over 1% owned. One likely Kane double features Burnley and Fulham and the Ings double Burnley and Arsenal.

                            Fulham are holding up quite nicely in defence - just 4 conceded in the last 5. In that time Arsenal have conceded 6 in arguably easier fixtures.

                            1. Holmes
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              yep, trying to fit Kane and Vardy in same team.

                              1. Holmes
                                • 7 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                0.1 short, psst!!!

                            2. Flair
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Elite differential, but I prefer Kane instead.

                          6. Ronnies
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Would you sell any of these mids to get Raphinha?

                            Salah, Bruno, Son, Grealish, Gundogan

                            Don't have Wildcard.

                            Cheers.

                            1. pingissimus
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Grealish of those likely

                              His returns since 15 or so have been pretty humdrum and he seems more peripheral to Villa than he once was as not everything goes through him now.

                            2. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Same problem as you

                              1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
                                • 7 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                Grealish out of those but I'm considering Salah to fund Kane

                          7. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            According to Ben Kremlin Spurs will only have DGWs in 27 and 28 if they lose their EL tie. So is the Salah to Kane move worth it if Spurs have only one DGW?

                            1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              What about 26? Is it confirmed?

                              1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
                                • 7 Years
                                3 months, 1 day ago

                                He's 90% sure of DGW26

                            2. jomikijiq
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Yeah, because Kane TC26 and he will 99% play BGW29 too

                          8. Chandler Bing
                            • 4 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Is Shaw nailed? Especially in the DGW. It's either him or Dier on WC for me.

                            1. Holmes
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Dier is not nailed

                            2. Pukki Blinders
                              • 1 Year
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Bit of hypocrisy there. Shaw is nailed but prone to more rests, not the fittest player around

                            3. Inazuma X1
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              Yes but will miss the odd game for rest. Shaw is a far superior asset than Dier anyways.

                            4. De Gea is GOAT
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              100% Shaw over Dier. With a decent bench you'll be fine.

                          9. RECKLESS
                            • 8 Years
                            3 months, 1 day ago

                            Weird to be in top 500 of Hall of Fame without even finishing once in top 500 lol. Guess consistent mediocrity helps :p

                            1. De Gea is GOAT
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              3 months, 1 day ago

                              You have an amazing record mate. Great stuff