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Guardiola hints at Double Gameweek 26 and 27 for City and offers Gundogan update

Double Gameweek 24 came to a conclusion on Wednesday evening as Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League table to ten points with a win over Everton.

Elsewhere on a generally underwhelming night for those with Fantasy interest, Burnley and Fulham played out a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.

SEEING DOUBLE

How the top 10k FPL managers set their teams up for Double Gameweek 24

A throwaway line from Pep Guardiola in his pre-match interview on Wednesday evening set tongues wagging in the Fantasy Premier League world.

The City manager lamented a busy month ahead for his side before the clash with Everton, in doing so mentioning that games against Wolves and Southampton – City’s two outstanding fixtures following cup-related postponements – had been added to the calendar in March.

Those two matches could realistically only be added to Gameweeks 26 and 27 if we’re looking at City’s schedule before the March international break:



Premier League fixturesOther fixtures
February 21Gameweek 25: Arsenal (a)
February 24UCL, last 16: Monchengladbach (a)
February 27Gameweek 26: West Ham United (h)
March 2/3*Gameweek 26: Soton (h)/Wolves(h)?
March 6*Gameweek 27: Manchester United (h)
March 9/10*Gameweek 27: Soton (h)/Wolves(h)?
March 13*Gameweek 28: Fulham (a)
March 16UCL, last 16: Monchengladbach (h)
March 20FA Cup, quarter-final: Everton (a)
—————INTERNATIONALBREAK———————-

*Exact March dates are yet to be finalised by the various broadcasters

ARE YOU ILKAY?

Missing his first Premier League game since Gameweek 12, Ilkay Gundogan (£6.1m) sat out City’s win at Goodison Park.

Guardiola had forewarned us that the German would miss out on the trip to Merseyside and he had more to say on the in-form midfielder ahead of kick-off, suggesting that a return to action in Double Gameweek 25 wasn’t yet assured:

Elsewhere on the fitness front, Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) marked his return from injury as a late substitute.

We await news on Joao Cancelo‘s (£6.1m) condition, with the Portuguese defender taking a heavy kick to his knee in second-half injury time and limping through to the game’s conclusion.

As for Everton, the Toffees could have Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.7m) back for the Merseyside derby this weekend:

SILVA LINING

Guardiola hints at Double Gameweek 26 and 27 for City and offers Gundogan update 1

De Bruyne’s return gives Guardiola another option in the centre of midfield, where Gundogan and Bernardo Silva (£7.4m) have started every Premier League match that they have been available for from Gameweek 14 onwards.

It was Phil Foden (£6.1m) who ostensibly filled in for Gundogan as the left-sided ‘number eight’ on Merseyside, with the youngster opening the scoring with a deflected 31st-minute effort and generally posing more of a threat than the shot-less Raheem Sterling (£11.6m) further up the flank.

Bernardo meanwhile made it six attacking returns in his last seven starts, first claiming the assist for Riyad Mahrez’s (£8.1m) superb strike and then taking advantage of some suspect goalkeeping from Jordan Pickford (£4.8m) to round off the scoring himself.

Bernardo has started 12 league matches in a row now and his and Gundogan’s run in the team pre-dated De Bruyne’s injury by some time.

It’ll be interesting to see how Guardiola incorporates the Belgian back into his side, then. Given the form of Bernardo and Gundogan in their respective central midfield positions and Gabriel Jesus‘ (£9.2m) lack of it up front, it’ll be the Brazilian who will be watching more nervously over his shoulder – both Bernardo and De Bruyne have operated as the spearhead of the City attack over the last few months.

Rotation will beckon for most City players during the upcoming period of fixture congestion, it has to be said, with Guardiola telling reporters:

If you see the schedule that we have… we have a game every three or four days, everybody is going to play. Against Arsenal, we are going to play new ones.

ALL ABOUT MEE

It’s now just one clean sheet in seven matches for Burnley without their skipper Ben Mee (£5.1m), who missed Wednesday’s draw with Fulham due to the concussion protocol.

The Clarets’ shut-out record stands at seven in 17 when Mee is fit and the good news for Sean Dyche’s side is that the first-choice stopper will be available for selection for the weekend’s clash with West Bromwich Albion, a fixture that offers Burnley a very good opportunity to add to their clean sheet tally.

Not that stand-in centre-back Kevin Long (£4.3m) was culpable for this clean sheet loss, with first-half substitute Robbie Brady (£5.0m) – on as a replacement for the crocked Johann Berg Gudmundsson (£5.4m) before having to leave the field himself – making a hash of a goalline clearance for Fulham’s opener.

On a disappointing evening for owners of Nick Pope (£5.6m) et al, the four Fantasy assets who emerged from the draw at Turf Moor with any sort of FPL return were all owned by 1.5% of Fantasy managers or fewer.

Ola Aina (£4.5m), the fortuitous scorer of the Cottagers’ goal and assister of one of Josh Maja‘s (£5.5m) strikes in the win over Everton, finished as Gameweek 24’s joint-top scorer on 20 points alongside Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.3m) – two players owned by a combined 10 managers inside the top 10k.

Fulham were worthy of their point and their undefeated run against sides outside of the top four now stretches to ten games.

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1,127 Comments Post a Comment
  1. EgyptianKing
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Would you do Rash to Raphinha this GW?

    Would do it anyways on GW26 in order to fund Antonio to Kane

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      for free?

      1. EgyptianKing
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yes

    2. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Anyone else you could shift? Makes sense to get Raph in for the double particularly as you will do it next week anyway but fancy Rashford to do well vs Newcastle.

      1. EgyptianKing
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        I don’t want to take Son out, Bruno and Salah neither... Rash I think has to be the sacrificed one. But difficult choice!

        1. waldo666
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Yeah, can understand that. Rash probably is the one out of those.

        2. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          I’m in the same boat, but it’s Rash or Barnes out for a hit. Don’t think I can do it

    3. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      hmm Rashford not been as good at home this season
      if you're planning to make the move anyway then probably best to maximise dgw assuming it's for free

      1. EgyptianKing
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        That is exactly my reasoning, yes. Cheers for the input!

  2. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    can anyone shed light on the Cavani flag?
    I mean I just bought him in for wba + newc

    does this mean he's likely to not play europa league and is a chance for PL
    couldn't carry him so would need to move him to Ings -4 (not ideal)

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      OGS said left at home due to muscle injury so probably need to wait for press conference which will probably be post Real Sociedad game tomorrow- don’t expect there will be definite answer though

    2. Sloane426
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Why ever bring him in? He’s dog sh**

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        now you tell me.....

  3. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Tempted by Sterling > son for a hit here. Take the hit or good to go?

    Martinez
    Stones Mee Dallas
    Salah bruno Sterling gundo raphina
    Ings bamford

    Forster dcl digne coufal

    1. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      what a luxury when benching both everton players.
      europa league first so I would wait and see
      Son not necessarily needed for gw25 so I would wait a week

      1. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cheers bud. Think I could save wc here and still be able to BB in gw26?

        1. HMC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          I would save wildcard. I also think its better to bb BEFORE wc. It's overrated chip and you can spend more on your starting XI once fixtures are known
          just navigate with transfers for the likes of coufal or dallas out next week

          1. Disturbed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Thanks

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Not for a hit

  4. Bounce
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Who would you bench?

      A. Pope (WBH)
      B. McCarthy (CHE, lee)

      1. Bounce
          2 months, 25 days ago

          *(WBA)

          1. Vazza
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Bench McCarthy for sure.

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            A

            1. Camino Aleatorio
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Bench Pope?

              Chelsea might score 6 goals on Southampton

          3. waldo666
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Having the same dilemma, have Pope starting currently.

          4. Zebras
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            McCarthy. I think Pope will out score and I don’t see Saints keeping cs in either

          5. wulfrunian
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            a

          6. hotine
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            1 CS in 7 without me. Probably no clean sheets across the 3 I’m going to bench Pope I think

        • KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          RMWCT and plan:

          McCarthy
          Dallas | Struijk | Taylor
          KdB | Bruno | Son | Gundogan
          Kane | Bamford | Ings

          Areola | Grealish | Stones | Mitchell

          GW26: Bamford, Dallas & Struijk to Watkins, Konsa & Kilman (-8) and BB:

          McCarthy
          Stones | Konsa | Taylor
          KdB | Bruno | Son | Grealish | Gundogan
          Kane | Ings

          Areola | Watkins | Kilman | Mitchell

          0ITB both weeks

          1. Subzero (-4)
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Genuinely made my night with your grav and name change! Epic mate 😉

          2. JJeyy
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Dont like stones chance of 180 mins in BB week

          3. mattk lfc
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            How confident are you of Kilman and Mitchell starting both

          4. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            No need to WC. Keep your team with Grealish to Raphinha and Antonio to Ings- certainly would not double Leeds defence!

        • DycheDycheBaby
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Grealish, Antonio --> Raphinha, Ings for -4? Yay or Nay?

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Will you not want Grealish back in 26?

            1. DycheDycheBaby
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Plan was to wildcard in 26 if we know the fixtures.

          2. Bounce
              2 months, 25 days ago

              I just did those EXACT moves for -4 half an hour ago, so I'm saying yes lol.

          3. Muscout
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 25 days ago

            People that are WC25, BB26 and have no FH left, how are you navigating for 29? What’s your plan?

            1. Sarri-ball
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              I have a good mix i feel. I have a freehit as not using till gw33 feel can cover most the double gw

              1. Muscout
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Do you have a WC and Bb left? If so when do you plan to use

            2. Sarri-ball
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Martinez/mcCarthey
              Cancelo/rudigar/targett/coper/white
              Salah/bruno/son/gundo/rafina
              Ings/banford/watkins

              Next week money for ings to kane

            3. Sarri-ball
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Sorry doubt il benchboost gw26 triple on kane

          4. JJeyy
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Thoughts on WC into BB 26 draft?

            Martinez,
            Dias, Dallas, Aina
            Son, Grealish, Gundogan, Raphinha, Salah
            Bamford, Kane

            Areola, Evans, Watkins, Digne

            Bamford and Dallas to DCL and Shaw for gameweek 26.

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              No Bruno is a big call

              If United get Palace that is one juicy fixture - Palace defence is all over the place right now.

              Much prefer Barnes to Grealish

            2. LSK
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Can you not have Shaw this week instead of Digne and bring Digne and DCL next week?

              1. JJeyy
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                yes I can, still undecided on shaw though may go rudiger for secure minutes

            3. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Does Bruno over Salah allow for Ings over Watkins?

              1. JJeyy
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Yes, but I prefer Watkins to Ings purely on projected fixtures.

          5. premierleaguesgreatestevert…
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 25 days ago

            How important is owning Raphinha going to be this gw?

            1. waldo666
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Very.

            2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              it maybe important, you will see the usual threads of twitter hyping players just like they hyped sterling, cancelo and dcl this week.

              In reality, we don't know how well he does. There are plenty of single gameweekers who can outscore him easily but it's whether you prefer a doubler even if he does play for Leeds

            3. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Could be 2,2. Could be 5, 5. Could be 10, 10.

          6. wulfrunian
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Any thoughts here?

            Pope
            Mee/Dias/Dallas
            Sterling/Barnes/Fernandes/Grealish/Gundogan
            Bamford/Barnes

            Johnstone/Antonio/Coufal/Ogbonna
            1ft 4.7itb

            a)Antonio->Ings/Kane
            b)Pope->Sanchez
            c)sell someone from Raphinha
            d)something else

            1. Disturbed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              A ings

              1. wulfrunian
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                cheers

            2. waldo666
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              I'd like to see Raphinha in there but A probably makes more sense.

              1. wulfrunian
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                cheers,Waldo.I am thinking to sell Barnes if he starts tonight.

          7. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Cavani to

            A Ings
            B Kane

            1. Disturbed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Got in Ings and plan to change him to Kane next gw.

            2. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 25 days ago

              A this week, B the next.

          8. MikeS
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Grealish or son out for raphina?

            1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Neither?

          9. janowsc
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Dallas worth a hit or should I be happy with Bam, Raph and Ings?

            1. HMC
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              all 3 better than Dallas, stick with what you got

              1. janowsc
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Yeah, cheers

            2. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              No hit

          10. Disturbed
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Cap pick this gw? Need some redemption after the Sterling fail.

            A. Bamford
            B. Raphina
            C. Ings
            D. Bruno
            E. Salah

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              B for me.

            2. DycheDycheBaby
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Yeah B for me too.

            3. waldo666
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              A

            4. JJeyy
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              A

          11. seewhyaxe
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Anybody did Salah -> Sterling (C)? what a huge disappointment

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Yes that was my move! Took -4 and if had not made move would have captained Gundogan

              1. seewhyaxe
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                What a waste of a City spot this man.

                1. Disturbed
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Thought digne was my worst transfer in this season, turns out it’s Sterling. Can’t wait to dump him.

            2. HellasLEAF
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              It was not a great decision even after the fact. Can't gamble on Pep rotation in double going like for like with Salah. Salah could have at least evened him up on points.

              1. Big_Andy_GAWA
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                He is very frustrating to own...and with a hefty price tag! But he could produce easily enough in their next double(s). I'm hanging onto him as don't want to spurn a transfer on him.

          12. JabbaWookiee
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Other than the three we know about, what is the extra fixture that is probably going to feature in GW29?

            1. Muscout
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Spurs Villa

          13. Muscout
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Feels like Raphinha is this weeks ‘must have’ on here, similar to Sterling (c) or Cavani in 24

            1. waldo666
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Raphinha in far better form than Sterling and more greatly assured of minutes than Cavani.

            2. fclackless [Brazil Nuts]
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              No brainer at the price and likely to play both

            3. lugs
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              yeah, good option, but i can't fit him in to my team unfortunately, as it would be for a hit and then i'd need to bench someone else that i wouldn't want to bench to accommodate him, which to me is a bigger issue than the hit

              1. Flynny
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Cheers mate. I'm at 250k . Gradually improving from 4m after gw6.....good luck

          14. MattSmitty
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            What are expected teams to have DGW in 26?

            1. dunas_dog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Go to Ben Crellin’s Twitter page

          15. Ragabolly
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Risers: Bamford (6.9) Raphinha (5.4)

            Fallers: Tomkins (4.4)

            1. HellasLEAF
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Tripled up on Leeds this week.

              Let's go

            2. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Cheers Ragabolly!
              At least another 0.1m more to spend later this GW. 🙁

              1. fcsaltyballs
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                how come ?

                1. mynameisq
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Someone rose that he wants to buy

                  1. fcsaltyballs
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Or he owns one of the risers and is going to sell 😉

                    1. Homer21
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      This

                      1. mynameisq
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        Not this because why sad face after that

            3. waldo666
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Cheers Ragabolly.

            4. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 25 days ago

              No DCL drop or Ings rise... hold!

              1. gmando2011
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Seems odd they were both close to 103 and now showing 109

            5. danishdynamite
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Oh holy mother of God, Rapha rose? Was he close to rising last night? He seemed not to be on Fix ast night.

              That's royally buggered things for me

              1. Tinkermania
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 25 days ago

                He was over 101%. I made the mve when I saw it as I had exact cash.

                1. Tinkermania
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  on fpl stats

                  1. danishdynamite
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Thanks. Gonna have to take a hit now on top of my 2 FT's

            6. CroatianHammer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Somehow missed this last night. Double rise. Nice. Allons-y!

          16. HellasLEAF
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Are Cavani owners hanging on? It's a nice fixture should he be fit to play.

            Very tempting to just swap for Ings on a free. Or Watkins for Ings but if Cavani out decision makes itself..

            1. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Yeah thinking that. Had planned to go Cavani to Kane in GW26, so not sure now.

              1. HMC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                This. I mean I won’t hold Cavani if he’s out and would move to Ings -4 if confirmed out but we may not know in advance.
                If def starting vs Newc I’ll hold
                Have to just wait and see

            2. Uncle Gamst
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Good thinking, was toying with the idea of keeping Cavani and doing DCL (liv) > Ings but seems he's crucial to Everton

              If Cavani is out we probably wont get to know until after deadline but I'm guessing that his 'injury' is just Europa related

            3. Alisson WondHaaland
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Since Im already on track for a hit without removing Cavani, I think Ill just keep him and hope he plays.

              Will move him on for Kane for free in GW26 regardless.

              If he's confirmed out, I might be tempted to do the Kane move 1 week early or perhaps punt on Ings for 1 week

            4. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Dumped him. He was a one week punt for DCL . . . that worked well.

          17. Uncle Gamst
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Potential GW25 moves how many for 1 week ? I have 2 FTs. Your thoughts much appreciated.

            a) Dier > Dallas
            b) DCL, Ings
            c) Son > Raphina

            Will move these out for the likes of Shaw, Grealish & Kane using WC or just transfers. But looks like WHU boys need to go (I have FH for GW29) and Martinez brought in

            Pope
            Cancelo, Mee, Stones,
            Salah, Gundo, Fernandes, Son*
            Bamford, DCL*, Cavani
            Sanchez, Soucek, Coufal, Dier*

          18. COVID-CASUAL
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Was keen for a sneaky BB in GW25 but with almost no chance of 3/3 Man City playing I think I’m going to have to do GW26 BB and possibly some hits like everyone else.

            • The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              It's feeling like a hard slog to move up OR atm. For the last 6 games have got 457 points (avg 76pts per GW) and only moved from 950k to 650k. Crazy.

              1. PastaConcerto
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                The averages have been high, and if you have much of the template you cannot gain much. I was stuck in that doldrum for weeks. Hit a few differentials is the only way it seems.

                1. The Units
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Thanks for the reply. I'll think on the differentials, might have to have one in the forwards and one in the def I think.

                  1. PastaConcerto
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    It is a dangerous game, but IF most of the template players blank and you have a few 5-10% owned players explode it will really shoot your OR up. But there is a reason those players are well owned and if they bang and you don't own or cap the right ones it will kill you.

              2. Joggers Nipple
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Averaged 80 points over those 6 weeks and 'only' gained 200k. Guess we all template?

                1. The Units
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Must be!

            • COVID-CASUAL
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Remember when Bamford played 59 minutes and everyone rushed to sell and now 4-5 games later he’s “essential” and being bought back at record numbers? Good times.

                1. Alisson WondHaaland
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Went from Bamford to DCL to Cavani and now Cavani is injured 🙁

                  Already brought Bamford back in for Antonio though

              • Alisson WondHaaland
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Play 1:
                A) Sanchez vs CRY(H)
                B) Mccarthy vs CHE(H), LEE(A)

                Such a tough one

                1. Sarri-ball
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  B for me.

                2. marcos11
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    B

                3. Sarri-ball
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Rmwct think good mix

                  Martinez/mcCarthey
                  Cancelo/rudigar/targett/white/coper
                  Salah/bruno/son/gundo/rafina
                  Ings/watkins/bandford

                  Funds for ings to kane next week

                  1. Alisson WondHaaland
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Looks decent in general, though the defence looks a bit meh. Not sure about the Targett Martinez double up as it blocks Grealish in the future. Burn>White. Rudiger is a decent option but keep in mind his DGW fixtures wont be easy

                    1. Sarri-ball
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      I think rudigar at 4.6 is value. Yeah villa double up is a concern could prob streatch 2 shaw?

                4. PP6
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  WC thoughts? BB in 26.
                  Raphina to Barnes and maybe Bamford to Watkins in 26.

                  Martinez Areola
                  Elmo Burn Rudiger Vestergard Stones
                  KDB Gundo Salah Bruno Barnes
                  Maja Bamford/Watkins Kane.

                  1. marcos11
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Reckon Cash will be out long enough to make Elmo a viable option?

                  2. niloh1
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Any of this worth a -4?

                    a) coufal to dallas
                    b) soucek to raphinha

                    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      I'm looking increasingly likely to do B) for a hit

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                      2 months, 25 days ago

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                            2 months, 25 days ago

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                      1. fcsaltyballs
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 25 days 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 all.

                        1. Pops15
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 25 days ago

                          2 looks good. Might as well bring in a double game week player and get rid of one that wont double in 26