Scout Notes

Chelsea’s 3-4-3 formation getting best out of Werner and Alonso

CHELSEA 2-0 NEWCASTLE

  • Goals: Timo Werner (£9.2m), Olivier Giroud (£6.7m)
  • Assists: None
  • Bonus: Giroud x3, Kepa Arrizabalaga x2 (£4.7m), Marcos Alonso x1 (£5.7m), Antonio Rudiger x1 (£4.6m)

WERNER DRIVER

Thomas Tuchel appears to be getting the best out of Timo Werner (£9.2m) after he registered a fourth attacking return in three matches in Double Gameweek 24.

Having failed to score a Premier League goal since November, Werner looked a threat against Newcastle right-back Emil Krafth (£4.2m), as he rampaged down the left with Marcos Alonso (£5.7m) all game.

With his new manager deploying him on the left-hand side of the front-three in a 3-4-3 formation, Werner is often finding himself as the most-advanced Chelsea player on the pitch.

This allows Werner to make more runs in behind the defence, which we saw against Newcastle as he was played in time and time again behind Krafth.

In Lampard’s previous system, Werner often found himself isolated as a number nine, or out on the left-wing where he was having to track back.

But the forward is clearly relishing playing higher up the pitch and driving Chelsea attacks, also creating three assists in his last three games.

Tuchel explained after the game that his goal is to get Werner into more advanced positions.

“He did very good (sic) in the first half, second half was too many decisions backwards. I’m convinced Tim was very decisive for us today with an assists and a goal. I’m very happy for that, he really deserved it, he’s been working hard and we could feel this would come. I think he can also play as a double striker, sometimes as a number nine if he’s clever enough to use his speed and runs. His favourite position and his biggest strengths are if he can drift out to the left side.”

Thomas Tuchel

Judging by Tuchel’s comments, and the fact that he has started each of the last four games, Werner seems to be a key part of the new Chelsea side.

With the striker appearing to be back in form in a system tailor made for his style, it could be time to reconsider Werner for our Fantasy Premier League sides.

PARTY LIKE IT’S 2017

FPL managers were treated to another nostalgia trip at Stamford Bridge by the sight of Alonso rampaging down the left.

Frozen out of the team by Lampard, Alonso seems to be back in favour after the arrival of Tuchel, starting three out of the German’s five Premier League games.

Playing in his favoured position of wing-back, Alonso showed just why he can be a devastating FPL asset.

With three centre-backs behind him, Alonso frequently joined in with Chelsea attacks and regularly found himself in the box.

He also wasn’t shy to let fly from range, and had the most attempts on goal of anyone on the pitch.

Alonso’s re-emergence has surprisingly seen Ben Chilwell (£5.9m) left out of the side, a big step-change considering he was one of Chelsea’s best assets under Lampard.

Tuchel has previously said that while he admires Chilwell’s talent, mainly fielding Alonso due to his expertise at wing-back.

“We took the choice for Marcos in a game where we played with five because he was more familiar with the position he played under Antonio Conte. We opted for Marcos against Burnley for his strength in the air then Marcos had a very good match and scored a decisive goal, and from there it was hard to come back. I had a talk with Ben before that match and told him ‘you have to trust me now, I see your potential, I see your talent’.”

Thomas Tuchel

Should Tuchel stick with the back five formation, then it sounds like Alonso is his current first choice. And if the Spaniard can keep delivering four shots in the box every game, then he will be just as good an asset as he was in 2017.

TUCHEL POWER

Chelsea continued their impressive run under Tuchel, with four wins in five games and only one goal conceded.

Added to this, Chelsea also have a strong run of fixtures coming up, as shown in our Season Ticker.

The main threat to any Chelsea asset right now appears to be Tuchel’s rotation, especially with the return of the Champions League.

Only Mateo Kovacic (£5.3m), Jorginho (£4.7m) and Antonio Rudiger (£4.6m) have started all of Tuchel’s five games in charge.

With Kovacic offering little from an FPL perspective and Jorginho’s returns seemingly limited to penalties, Rudiger looks the best option of the three for consistent returns.

GAYLE FLAT

With star striker Callum Wilson (£6.6m) likely to miss the next two months through injury, Dwight Gayle (£5.9m) returned to the Newcastle attack.

But Gayle’s performance summed up another dismal display for Newcastle.

As the heatmap below shows, Gayle failed to perform Wilson’s role of leading the line for the Toon, and found himself dropping back into midfield to try and help cover Alonso and Werner.

(Gayle number 12, Fraser 21)

Gayle only managed one shot during the whole game before he was hooked off and replaced by Joelinton (£5.7m).

The heatmap also shows another Wilson alternative that Newcastle fans, in particular have called for.

Ryan Fraser (£5.6m) may have only had a cameo appearance at Stamford Bridge, but he was one of the few Newcastle players to look threatening going forward.

And with Newcastle playing a fluid front two, many have called for the Scot to be played in a false nine position.

CHELSEA XI (3-4-3): Kepa; Rudiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta; Alonso, Kovacic, Jorginho, Hudson-Odoi (James 78); Werner, Abraham (Giroud 20), Mount (Kante 70)

NEWCASTLE XI (4-3-3): Darlow; Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis; Willock (Carroll 79), Shelvey, Hayden; Gayle (Joelinton 64), Almiron, Saint-Maximin (Fraser 72)

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1,025 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Davros
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Why are people selling DCL when he has a good double coming up in 26?

    1. dansully3
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      You snooze you lose

    2. Captain Vantastic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      He's injured and double is not confirmed yet.

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

      better options
      hammys are hard to predict healing time

    4. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      He will be back for 26, I’m keeping

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

      Injured, Liverpool next before the double anyway

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

        Liverpool's current form mixing with a derby and DCL in slight form is a good fixture for me.

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

          Same, but the injury is an issue

          1. Davros
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            I had assumed that injury was short term. Was expecting him to play this week or learn from that

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

      HODLING DCL

    7. FantasyClub
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Probably best thing to do is wait n see what happens vs MCI

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

          Isn't Jrod a doubt too? That will effect Dcl big time.

      • yakirh
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 28 days ago

        Holding

    8. Milkman Bruno
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Nothing against Ole but why didn’t united push for Poch

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Because Woodward.

          1. Milkman Bruno
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Aye, there is that

              1. Bushwhacker
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 29 days ago

                Same reason Moyes was sabotaged

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

            Ole has been actually quite ok after all, at least if we think about transfers. Donny perhaps a mistake, but Bruno has saved his career so far.

            1. jason_ni
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              When utd win its because Bruno or Rashford or someone has dug them out of a hole, there is no style, or tactical approach, and you dont know what you will get one game to the next.
              Also, Maguire, obscenely overpriced (to a point he cant be dropped when he should be)
              AWB obscenely overpriced. Dan James not up to it, continuing to play Lindelof when he is hopeless.

              The only signing that has been good is Bruno, and he could have been signed for cheaper the previous summer.

              This is all not down to Ole, mainly Woodward and how the club are set up for transfers, but Utd as club with the current owners/setup will never seriously compete.

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

          Liverpool have not suddenly come good....it’s just that Leipzig f..k.d up twice !!

          1. JBG
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            This

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

            Liverpool forcing the mistakes. Press been exceptional and they’ve been very direct

            1. cheekumz
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              they've been awful! granted injuries playing a part but defensive injuries cant be solely responsible for such an offensive drop off.... Honestly 6th doesnt feel indicative of their from.... i feel 10th at best

              1. tomasjj
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                Team cannot play as high a line, leads to less effective pressing, more tiring too, and thus less chances up front.
                All tied together.

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

                  Yes, they were able to push it early days, but long term has been different story.

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

            Liverpool have not been bad . . . other than defensive calamities. They've just lacked a killer touch / final ball at times.

          4. dansully3
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            They deserve this, better team tonight by miles.

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

              Yes they deserve this but their weaknesses are still there and won’t be solved till they get at least half their injured players back.

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

                Sure acknowledge this but grinding out results, whether it’s cup or PL is what it’s about right now. Good start today
                Most likely only 4th spot is up for grabs with 5-6 teams in contention

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

          Kane or Ings? Already have Son but can move him to Raphina to have both Kane & Ings, and upgrade my weak bench for a BB (Forster, KWP*, Brewster, Mitchell)

          1. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Both

          2. Babit1967
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Have both

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

          When do we think the upcoming doubles will be announced?

          1. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 29 days ago

            the minute after the GW deadline.

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

              Of course, should have guessed.

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

            Friday 2-3 hours before deadline

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

              Thanks

        5. Oooo Matron
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Would you bring Raphina in for anyone this week? Can't justify selling any of them at the moment.

          Martinez
          Dias Cancelo Dallas
          Grealish Fernandes Sterling Salah Son
          Bamford Watkins

          Subs: Button, Dawson, Mee, Brewster

          1. Snooze ya lose
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            I’m going with grealish

          2. dansully3
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            His 2 fixtures v grealish 1 v Leicester should decide that 1 fast

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

            The returns should be there this week but would you sell and buy Grealish back for their doubles?

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

              That's my concern - Son is the only one I'd be able to sell & get back next week. Worth it?

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

                Hmm I sold Soucek this week for Raphinha but don’t own Dallas.
                Personally I think triple leeds is too much.

                Much depends on your rank and what chips you have left to navigate.

                My plan is to get Kane in for sterling via Gund if he’s fit. Prefer him over Son....each to their own of course

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

          Barca midfield is so weak for a world class team
          Fallen so far from Xavi/Iniesta/Alonzo

          1. dark91
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            It doesn't help when you buy players randomly, bench them, and then sell them after a year or 2

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

            They aren't a World class team. Former World Class team.

          3. dansully3
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            They are bang average

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

            Imagine not playing Coutinho so you don’t have to pay Liverpool 5m in add ons
            Well run club these days

          5. MMN
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Alonso played for Barca?

          6. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            World class reputation. That's it. They are doing an Arsenal

        7. Feed tha Sheep
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          I Want to TC in kane 26..but do I?

          A. WC this week and assume the DGW happen in GW26
          B. Wait and risk not being able to WC and TC Kane DGW26

          Pope McCarthy
          Cancelo Stones Dallas Coufal Justin
          Salah Bruno Gundagon Grealish Soucek
          Bamford Richarlison Adams

          1. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 29 days ago

            I've gone A. It'll end in tears.

          2. dansully3
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            C. Get him in now for a hit

            1. Feed tha Sheep
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Can get him in for free but there are a a lot other options I want like Ings and Raphina this week..but can’t have them all without playing WC

        8. JaydenLFC87
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Eyeing up this move... yay or nay ??

          Brewster Grealish > Rafinha Bamford

          -4

          Means I keep DCL for the double

          1. Snooze ya lose
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Defo

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

          Mbappe!

          1. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Hanson fan.

            1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              I actually lol'd! Nice!

        10. FPL_WILDCARD
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Not sure what the best combo here is on a bench boost for DGW26

          A) Salah + Raphinha + Soyuncu
          B) Bruno + Barkley/Traore + R.Pereira

          Thanks

          1. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            A

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

            Obviously get an extra game out of B with the Villa midfielder

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

            You’ll go without one of Salah / Fernandes ?

          4. The Senate
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            B but IMO you really can't go without either Bruno or Mo

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

              How to get Kane in on a WC if keeping Salah and Bruno? I also have Son and need to have an eye on BGW29 as I don’t have a free hit, so both Kane and Son have an extra game on Bruno and Salah in this patch of games. Not sure how else to do it but lose one

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

                Easy,with Gundo, Raphina and bam, Watkins

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

                  Oh, BB,sorry mate,tough then

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

                    Maybe Maya could help?

              2. Warby84
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                Agree, if I go Kane I will remove Fernandes over Salah, but not sure I actually want Kane when I have Son...

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

          Glorious, glorious PSG. Hey Lionel, wanna come play here?

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

            Even Messi looks way past his prime

        12. fedolefan
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Getting Salah in so looks like everyone is going to own Salah again for another 6 blanks in a row.

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

            He scored a goal that was gifted to him by shocking defending. No thanks.

            1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Salah's stats are good, he looks sharp and he is hitting form. Yes please!

        13. The Train Driver
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          I just realized I don't know more than half the players in Barca...

        14. The Senate
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Leipzig will be kicking themselves, wasted the better chances and shot themselves in the foot with two major errors. I think Nagelsmann is a loon if he starts Upamecano in the second leg

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

            How's United doing in the Champions . . oh . . wait . . .

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

          Which one:

          A) Antonio > Ings
          B) Grealish > Raphina

          1. Ch0udini
              1 month, 29 days ago

              A
              West Ham fixtures getting tougher and Antonio is injury prone

            • wulfrunian
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              a

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

                Thanks guys.

          2. MMN
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Would you make any changes to starting 11 or G2G?

            Areola
            Dallas, Mee, Cancelo
            Gundo, Salah, Bruno (VC), Raphina, Barnes
            Watkins, Bamford (C)
            Martinez, Stones, DCL, Chilwell

            1. Ch0udini
                1 month, 29 days ago

                g2g

              • Freshy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 28 days ago

                Captain Choice
                Haaland vs Sevilla
                Ronaldo vs Porto

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

              My season main target is to have 15 DGW players with BB at DGW26. All chips available.

              Would you:
              1. Play WC now
              2. Take -12p hit and save WC for later

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

                1

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

                1

            3. Red dev
                1 month, 29 days ago

                Have Dcl, Antonio, bamford
                And soucek in midfield.
                Is best to get..
                A. Ings
                B. Raphinha
                C. Both -4

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

                  c

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

                  C, attack the GW 😛

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

                    I am doing B unless Southampton gets more doubles confirmed. Keeping DCL and have a strong defence anyway

                3. Ch0udini
                    1 month, 29 days ago

                    C, doing it myself with Bamford and Dallas already in the squad

                  • Red dev
                      1 month, 29 days ago

                      Thanks! I have convinced myself on raphinha just unsure about ings as saints not exactly in form. And it depends on the fitness of antonio and dcl. Appreciate the feedback!

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

                    Best 2nd GK on BB26 for 4.5m or cheaper? Doesn't need to play afterward.

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

                      Areola or Sanchez

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

                        Does they even have double?

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

                          Areola might, I'll probably go that route if they do.

                  • TheBiffas
                      1 month, 29 days ago

                      For gw26 and onwards...

                      A) Kane, Son, Brewster
                      B) Kane, Raphinha, Ings

                      1. Ch0udini
                          1 month, 29 days ago

                          A if your other subs are more adorable than Brewster for some rotation in the future gw.

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

                        Kabak got me 7 points on CL

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

                        Thoughts on Che Adams just for this dgwk25?
                        Can't get in Ings unless I downgrade my mids which I don't want to.
                        Is Adams worth bringing in?
                        Already have Bam, Dallas and Meslier for double.

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

                          No, not nailed and not performing too well anyway.

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

                          Not for me

                        3. Maeki2
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 29 days ago

                          Nah, look his stats

                        4. Red dev
                            1 month, 29 days ago

                            No he awful at the moment. If you cant get Ings jwp best option. Maybe Redmond for a punt

                        5. Pukkipartyy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 29 days ago

                          Mad to go GW26 without Kane?

                          1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            1 month, 29 days ago

                            I would be hiding behind the sofa mate

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

                            If it’s Burnley and Fulham then you’re looking at two defences that are on the up generally. Neither look like conceding loads

                            EO fear at play

                          3. Big Hands Barry
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 29 days ago

                            Actually a huge opportunity betting against him

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

                          Why is Gunda not flagged in fpl?

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

                            Guardiola said of Gundogan: "Gundo is much better but I don't think we will play tomorrow."

                            So not flagged for the weekend after Everton away.

                            Nothing to say mid dgw.

                        7. tom_p77
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          1 month, 29 days ago

                          G2G? A few injuries but I’m hoping Gundo & DCL will be ok.

                          Pope
                          Dallas ~ Cancelo ~ Shaw
                          Raph(C) ~ Bruno ~ Salah ~ Son ~ Gundo*
                          DCL* ~ Bamford

                          Martinez ~ Stones ~ Antonio* ~ Mitchell

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

                            They will be fine I think from the pressers today.

                            1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 29 days ago

                              Eh? Pep said Gundo is unlikely to play

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

                                He said tomorrow probably too soon so sounds like fine for week 25

                                1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 9 Years
                                  1 month, 29 days ago

                                  My bad - thought the post was hoping for tomorrow!

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

                            Antonio is the one to upgrade

                            1. tom_p77
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              1 month, 29 days ago

                              I plan to move some things around for GW26 and do Antonio > Kane - but will leave him for this week

                          3. Red dev
                              1 month, 29 days ago

                              I read Ancelotti has ruled dcl out

                            • Red dev
                                1 month, 28 days ago

                                Ignore me you mean the liverpool game

                            • Jimmy Boy
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 29 days ago

                              Neto > Raph for a hit?

                              1. Ch0udini
                                  1 month, 29 days ago

                                  Nah, for me. Neto nice fixture

                                  Maybe for some other mid?

                                  1. Jimmy Boy
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 29 days ago

                                    My midfield:
                                    Salah - Son - Bruno - Gundo - Neto
                                    Looks really good on paper to be fair but I keep getting outscored in my mini leagues every week somehow haha

                                    1. Ch0udini
                                        1 month, 29 days ago

                                        Yeah, pretty nice.

                                        I won't take a hit with those personally, but it's up to you. Good luck!

                                • AD2110
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 29 days ago

                                  Thomas or Amartey likely replacements for Justin?

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

                                    Castagne due back 21 February

                                  2. Super Saints
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 29 days ago

                                    Castagne Pereira?

                                • jia you jia you
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 29 days ago

                                  Mbappe is different level

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

                                    Imagine him instead of Sterling in City

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

                                      they'd be 20+ points clear atm!

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

                                        Yes, he is also a great finisher

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

                                          Imagine him instead of Jesus.

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

                                  How many points do you think my reckless punt of the Everton trio Digne, JRod and Rich will get tomorrow. More than 5?

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

                                    Don't know about points but 2 yc imo

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

                                      Haha! Yes don’t know what I was thinking. A bit more against Fulham maybe

                                  2. Big Hands Barry
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 29 days ago

                                    3 points

                                  3. Warby84
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 5 Years
                                    1 month, 29 days ago

                                    Is James fit?

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

                                      Apparently:-

                                      Ancelloti said ‘it was a normal knock and he’s available to play City’