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Wolves restrict heavily-backed Bamford as Meslier suffers freak own goal

Wolves 1-0 Leeds

  • Goals: None
  • Own goals: Illan Meslier (£4.7m)
  • Assists: Adama Traoré (£6.0m)
  • Bonus points: Rui Patrício x3 (£5.3m), Raphinha x2 (£5.4m), Nelson Semedo (£5.2m)

MESS-LIER

Owners of Illan Meslier (£4.7m) endured a cruel evening as Leeds opened Double Gameweek 25 with a trip to Wolves.

In a relatively cagey encounter, the Whites’ goalkeeper was slowly building an impressive score, registering five saves in the opening period.

However, a dreadful piece of bad luck robbed him of what could have been a solid start to Double Gameweek 25 in the 64th minute.

Adama Traoré (£6.0m) who had mostly been kept quiet by Leeds’ full-backs, found some space in the middle for a speculative shot that struck the crossbar and went into the net off Meslier.

Before the own goal, the shot-stopper was projected a 10-point haul courtesy of a clean sheet, one save point and three bonus. After it, Meslier was down to just one point.

While there could be more joy against Southampton, it is certainly a hard start to the round for his 5.8% ownership.

WHAM BAM

It was a similar narrative for Patrick Bamford (£6.9m) who did not enjoy the best of starts to Double Gameweek 25 either.

The striker may have been backed by 80% of the top 10k for the captaincy but he endured a quiet evening at Molineux.

Wolves three-man defence smothered him while the hosts’ wing-backs and central midfielders did a solid job of cutting off his supply lines too.

As a result, Bamford only had two real moments where he looked even close to scoring.

In the middle of the second half, he was left with the scraps of a Liam Cooper (£4.3m) rebound but could not get enough power on his header to trouble Rui Patrício (£5.3m).

And then in the final 10 minutes, after Tyler Roberts (£4.6m) had played him through, Bamford unleashed a rising finish across goal and beyond Patrício, only to see it ruled out for a tight offside.

RAPH WITH THE SMOOTH

Raphinha (£5.4m) owners were also subjected to a teasing performance, the mid-priced midfielder very unlucky not to come away with a clutch of attacking returns.

In the 19th minute, he found Cooper with a free-kick delivery from the right, the centre-back unable to get adequate purchase on the ball.

Just after the interval, Luke Ayling (£4.4m) crossed into Raphinha at the near-post only for Conor Coady (£4.8m) to make a timely block.

Then between the 62nd and 70th minute, the Brazilian midfielder watched Cooper spurn three separate opportunities from corners. 

Had they fallen to Pascal Struijk (£3.9m) or Bamford, perhaps it would have been a different story.

In the closing stages of stoppage time, Raphinha’s speculative ball forward was seized upon by substitute Hélder Costa (£5.0m) who snatched at the finish despite the space in front of him.

And seconds later, Raphinha’s near-post header was turned around the post by Patrício, ensuring a match that could have produced a big haul turned out to be his first blank (in terms of attacking returns) since Gameweek 19.

Still, his high number of key passes, compared with a swathe of off-target shots opened the door for Raphinha to claim two bonus points in his first Double Gameweek 25 outing.

LINE-UP LESSONS

With Wolves lining up as an unchanged team for the first time in the league since Gameweek 8, the more interesting formation at Molineux was Leeds’.

Having tried and largely failed to ask other members of his squad to fill in for Phillips this season, Bielsa went for a different approach entirely by not directly replacing him.

“It’s not the first time (Phillips) has been absent. We have played well without him. Of course, he’s a big player but we have to adapt.” – Marcelo Bielsa

Instead, the Leeds manager moved away from the usual 4-1-4-1 shape and opted for 4-4-1-1 instead.

Mateusz Klich (£5.2m) and Jamie Shackleton (£4.8m) played as traditional central midfielders on Friday night with the extra man not behind them, but in front of them instead.

Bielsa handed that role to Roberts who sat just behind Bamford and would have come away with an assist were it not for a VAR call.

With Klich and Shackleton in the middle, Stuart Dallas (£5.0m) was returned to the left-back position after a prolonged spell in midfield. Ezgjan Alioski (£4.4m) was the man to make way, appearing only as a second-half substitute.

Struijk’s pairing with Cooper at centre-back ensured Luke Ayling (£4.4m) returned to right-back.

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI (3-4-3): Patrício; Saïss, Coady, Dendoncker; Jonny, Moutinho, Neves, Semedo; A Traoré, W José, Neto.

Leeds United XI (4-4-1-1): Meslier; Dallas, Cooper, Struijk, Ayling; Harrison, Klich, Shackleton (Hernández), Raphinha; Roberts; Bamford.

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1,404 Comments Post a Comment
  1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 12 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    5 of the Villa ML transferred Grealish out. 😯

    1. Alisson WondHaaland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Out for 1 - 3 months apparently

    2. BIG TONES
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Bugger!

    3. BIG TONES
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Not good for Watkins owners as well.

      1. GuenDoozy
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Watkins to be the new Villa Talisman

        1. BIG TONES
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Hope so as an owner, but Grealish is his key provider

    4. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Is there ANY actual source for this yet? Watkins talisman ..

      1. Alisson WondHaaland
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        No official source for the injury but this says a lot https://twitter.com/insider_fpl/status/1362841388795244556?s=19

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          That’s pretty thin.

    5. seewhyaxe
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Me too. The “injury” is a perfect excuse for me to rid to make funds available for Kane

    6. Amey
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Not a single news outlet saying he's injured though. I hope he isn't. Can sell in FPL but in a draft game he's one of my best players so would be massive issue !

  2. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    First things first - how awesome is Ben Crellin - the dude is an absolute FPL hero.

    Thank you Ben for your excellent contributions to the game, very much appreciated.

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Thisness

      1. Don Van Vliet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Thirded.

  3. Phil's Stamps
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Best BB 2nd GK up to 5.1 for GW26?

    A) Areola
    B) Mendy
    C) Pickford
    D) Someone else

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      A

  4. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Any decent 5.5m or under midfielder for next week?

    1. Phil's Stamps
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Punt on El Ghazi if Grealish out?

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Ha, see below...reckon he's gonna become super popular

      2. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Yeah was thinking of him, will see how he does next match. Seems more exciting than Jorginho anyway!

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Lookman. Thank me later

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Thanks 🙂

    3. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Punts? Pereira

  5. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Now on to some other important matters - with six games in the next three week, you desperately don't want your 3 x Man City players to be selected for the Borussia Mönchengladbach game. Four home games to follow and need every chance of starts.

    Pep roulette will be off the scale....

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      The main perk a City DGW is your player should at least play once! Twice is just a bonus

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Yeah, but would you get DGW players from other teams, if you knew your City assests only played once per DGW?

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Probably yes still as they are the most inform team in the league both defensively and offensively

    2. Alisson WondHaaland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Another perspective: you're guaranteed at least one start from your players whereas if they only had SGWs, rotation would be an even bigger issue

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Surely Pep selects best players for CL as they're running away with PL.

        On saying that, five from five wins over next five PL games could have the league won.

        1. Alisson WondHaaland
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          I think rotation wont be a huge issue for the likes of Dias, Cancelo, Stones, Gundo and Sterling. As long as theyre fit, Pep wont be rotating these guys too much.

          Its easy to forget the past 2 months or so has constantly been 2 games per week and we didnt see too much rotation in that period

          1. Jafooli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            7 months, 4 days ago

            I reckon even defence becomes a lottery with Laporte and Ake back. And a million othe full backs to call upon

          2. HammersXI
            • 8 Years
            7 months, 4 days ago

            I suspect once KDB is up to full fitness, he will be nailed on every game maybe coming off early. He only did not start 1 game this season due to injury. He will come on today and should be nailed on for 60+ mins

            1. Jafooli
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              7 months, 4 days ago

              Yeah sounds about right

    3. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Ederson, Gundogan & KDB 😉

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        That's as good as it gets I reckon

  6. BIG TONES
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    For a -4 and ideally until after BGW 29

    A) Kane + Smith-Rowe
    B) Son + Maja

  7. vincentwsho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Which is better for DGW26, Barnes or Son?

    1. Alisson WondHaaland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      If you have Son, hold him, especially if you're getting through GW 29 without a FH. Barnes is a decent option to bring in over Son though

    2. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Members area and GW25 have the answer.

  8. FPL-(VAR)dy
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Would you do?
    Ings to Kane
    Bamford to DCL
    Creswell to a Spurs defender to fund these moves (-8)?

  9. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    If Grealish is out for a while, then El Ghazi (5.3m) becomes an option again? He was on penos last time and is perhaps the perfect replacement for Raphine?

    1. Alisson WondHaaland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      I would think of Villa without Grealish like Spurs without Kane. Stats wise, Villa are already in a very rough patch of attacking form and with Grealish out I see hardly any appeal in their assets tbh

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        El Ghazi was a decent replacement last time and unlucky to get dropped, which coincidentally was when Villa's attacking form dropped?

        1. Alisson WondHaaland
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          El Ghazi didnt replace Grealish though. Grealish was playing

          1. Jafooli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            7 months, 4 days ago

            Yeah, replaced Barkley?

            So Barkley & El Ghazi is the new Grealish & Barkley which was the new Grealish & El Ghazi

            1. Alisson WondHaaland
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              7 months, 4 days ago

              Grealish is just on a different level man. I could be proved wrong but honestly I dont see how Villa will be getting chances without Grealish's creativity. Everything goes through him

              1. Jafooli
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                7 months, 4 days ago

                Cheers, useful to know

    2. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      I would actually eye M.Perreria as a replacement over El Ghazi. Similar price bracket and influential in WBA and they have to score to survive.

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Good call and cheers

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        El Ghazi may have an extra 2 fixtures than Pereira this next month though

        1. HammersXI
          • 8 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          He might have but we don’t know how Villa will play without grealish if the rumour is true. Pereira is vital to Wba, if Fat Sam wakes up his idea

    3. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Has it been confirmed?

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Not that I'm aware of

  10. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Not sure if I'm regretting Antonio > Ings or not. Just gets his second DGW in 27 instead of 26.

    At least I kept DCL, which is a bonus

  11. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    KdB back is a big concern for Foden starts, correct?

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      I think they’re all in rotation at this point.

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Yeah true enough. No one can be nailed for 6 games in three weeks

        1. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Apart from Ederson, which is why he was probably one of the best picks - just for starts/CS

    2. FPL ElasticO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      You can't hedge your bet on city starting XI.... they all will rotates, only Dias & Edersen are regular.

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Dias will rotate the easy games IMHO ; no reason to risk him

        1. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Hope so, more chance for Stones...

  12. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    For DGW26 looking at:

    Mitchell, Raphine & Bamford > Targett*, El Ghazi* & Kane* for -8pts?

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Seems pricey but reasonable. If Grealish is out.

  13. FPL ElasticO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    How about these transfers for DGW 26? For -4.

    Bamford / Sterling / Pope >>> Kane / Barnes / Areola

    1. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      I wouldn't want to take out Bamford if u plan on bringing him back in for 29. You will lose quite a lot of money

      1. FPL ElasticO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        My other forwards are Watkins & DCL, so no other option to transfer out...

        1. HammersXI
          • 8 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Do you have Son? All depends on how spurs play today tbh. Kane is meh on fitness currently

          1. FPL ElasticO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            7 months, 4 days ago

            No, I have no Spurs in my team currently....

            1. HammersXI
              • 8 Years
              7 months, 4 days ago

              Ah okay then maybe the moves make sense. If you have Son I would have said no

  14. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Early thoughts on TC GW26?
    A) Bruno (che, cry)
    B) Son (BUR, FUL)

    1. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Son looks the better shout but I'll monitor

    2. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      And Kane, Salah, Mane, Vardy to the mix - TC are going to be spread far and wide.

      From your choice A

      1. Zilla
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Yeah they will be, if you can get anyone who you'll be going with?

        1. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Probably Kane or Bruno

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Neither

  15. HammersXI
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Am thinking whether to TC this week, which transfers would look better moving forward (Still have WC)

    A) Ings + Vassilev -> Kane (TC) + Watkins (-4)
    B) Ings + Raphinha -> KDB + Watkins (-4)
    C) Ings + Vassilev + Forster -> Kane + Watkins + Areola (-8) BB instead of TC.

    Without the transfers, my current bench is Vassilev (wont play), Coufal (MCI), Ings (eve), and Forster (won't play)

    1. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      B out of those

      1. HammersXI
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Would you TC Son / Bruno / KDB in that case? I have WC BB and TC available atm.

        Feels like a shame removing Raphinha tho.

        1. Zilla
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          I would.

          While it is a shame removing Raphinha but KDB's double double should yield more points in short term so should be worth it.

          1. HammersXI
            • 8 Years
            7 months, 4 days ago

            Yeah exactly. He was so unlucky not to get a haul ytd which annoys the heck out of me.

            I'm starting to think KDB is a better option over Kane atm. But I'll like to see spurs play before deciding.

            Thoughts on who to captain tho? KDB / Gundo / Salah / Bruno / Son

            1. Zilla
              • 3 Years
              7 months, 4 days ago

              Well that's the big question.. I have all of those listed except KDB. I am between Son and Bruno, leaning towards the latter.

  16. FPL-(VAR)dy
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Sorry repost:

    Would you do?
    Ings to Kane
    Bamford to DCL
    Creswell to a Spurs defender to fund these moves (-8)?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Maybe just before the deadline.

    2. Alisson WondHaaland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Perhaps, Cresswell to Villa defender for the 3rd though

  17. HammersXI
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Serious question, will Bamford face any retrospective charge for his comments on twitter after the game?

    As a Leeds fan, I totally understand the frustration and the joke that is called VAR.

    https://twitter.com/Patrick_Bamford/status/1362892105736142854

    1. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Maybe a fine?

      Did he captain himself again in FPL?

      1. HammersXI
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Won't be surprised honestly. Was a BS decision from VAR tbh. And he has been on the tail end of two. Palace and now Wolves

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Looked offside to me just from the normal non VAR replay (1:53 here and put in 0.25 speed) https://youtu.be/9wRr3nx-PRI

          I'd be annoyed if I were him just because the finish was quality though!

          1. HammersXI
            • 8 Years
            7 months, 4 days ago

            It's normal non VAR that looks way offside, but he has two goals ruled out this season from his knee and arm. Both are BS decisions IMO

  18. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Man City:

    Def - Cancelo, Dias, Stones, Laporte, Walker, Zinchenko, Mendy, Fernandinho, Ake, Garcia

    Mids - Gundogan, Sterling, KdB, Foden, Silva, Marhez, Torres, Rodrigo

    Fwd - Jesus

    What a selection mess 😀

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Where's Kun? 😉

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Think he's decided he doesn't want to play this season.

        Might be available for the final game - Aggguuueeerroooo

  19. Pukki Blinders
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Surely Barkley is a no go now with Sanson signing...could displace him any minute

    Traore or El Ghazi look the obvious Grealish replacements if out

  20. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Definitely advantage Bruno cappers over Bampot

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      True that

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Bruno needs at least one return to equal 2 Bamford blanks though

  21. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Does KdB & Foden play in the same position?

    Appreciate Pep expects his players to player everywhere, but who is Fodens main threats to starts?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Last game vs Everton, he played in midfield where Gundogan and Kevin can play

      vs Spurs, he played in front 3 where Mahrez can play.

      vs Liverpool, he played upfront where Jesus, Torres and Sterling can play

      vs Sheffield, he played in front 3 where Sterling normally play.

      Basically his position has been all over the place and Kevin is not the only threat to his gametime.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        This is based on google formation. Could be different while watching live.

        1. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Cheers Sherlock great detective work 😀

          Just gotta sit and hope 😮

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      No
      KDB is RCM
      Foden playe on wings generally or LCM from whatever I remember

  22. Bounce
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 4 days ago

    How are people getting Kane? They must be sacrificing triple City, Salah, Bruno or Son?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Nope, you can say I'm sacrificing 3rd forward spot with Bamford and 4th defender spot with White.

      I cant get LEI mids as 4th mid either.

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      triple City is quite cheap if you have 2 defenders & Gundo, it gets tricky when you want KDB

      1. Bounce
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 4 days ago

        I still don't see how you can build this team without all the other selections being trash.

        x, x
        Cancelo, Dias, x, x, x
        Salah, Bruno, Son, x, x
        Kane, x, x

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Martinez
          Cresswell, White
          Gundogan, Soucek
          Watkins, Bamford

          Not really bad unless you are planning to BB, then it gets tricky

        2. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          .2 itb, could down grade Meslier etc

          Ederson
          Konsa, Stones, Reguilon
          Salah, Gundogan, Bruno, Son
          Kane, DCL, Watkins

          Meslier, Smith-Rowe, Ayling, Lascelles

    3. zøphar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      quite easy, front 7 of Salah / Bruno/ Gundo / Son / HBarnes ;; DCL Kane (Brewster), dias cancelo in defence

    4. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      No Son for me

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Same, which is my main concern

  23. liverpool01
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Pope
    Stones, Dias, Lowton, Shaw
    Grealish, Gundogan, Bruno, Salah
    Cavani, Bamford

    Martinez, Dallas, Minamino, Watkins

    2FT 2.4 ITB

    How do I fit Son and Vardy?

    I don't mind taking a -4 hit will use BB.

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Grealish, Bamford, Cavani to Son, Vardy and Maja probably wont be possible?

      1. liverpool01
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        0.3 short.

    2. All about the galacticos
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Kane and Barnes?
      Pope,Grealish,Cavani > Areola, Barnes, Kane

      1. liverpool01
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Looks good I'll go for it if I can't find a way to get Vardy and Son

        1. liverpool01
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Thanks

  24. All about the galacticos
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    How about Kane and Barnes instead?
    Pope,Grealish,Cavani > Areola, Barnes, Kane

    1. All about the galacticos
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      post to the above.

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      This also looks good

  25. CR7 is Home
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Think set for the big day

    Martinez
    Dias Cancelo Digne
    Salah Bruno Grealish Gundagon
    Kane (TC) DCL Grealish
    - Bamford Rafinha Dallas

    Grealish to Madds/Barnes
    BB30
    WC31
    FH in a DGW

    1. CR7 is Home
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Watkins* 🙂

    2. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Considered BB rather than TC next week?

      1. CR7 is Home
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        No 2nd GK and only 0.1 ITB, GW30 has good fixtures for most of the cheaper players so it's a good alternative week for BB imo.

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          Ah yeah, just noticed the GK missing - looks a good plan

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        BB with 3 Leeds is a disaster waiting to happen

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 4 days ago

          I don't know, in the last 4 matches no team has conceded more shots in the box than Villa.
          Meanwhile Wolves were top 4 on this metric before the game today (behind MCI, CHE, MUN). Given the Cash injury I think it could be a good fixture for Leeds tbf, barring some Emi heroics.

          Would also be typical FPL for Bamford to blank in the double and then get a hattrick in a SGW after being benched and sold!

    3. All about the galacticos
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      I'm thinking to downgrade from double city defence, doubt if get a double from both.
      May look at Reguillon if fit, or Pereira

  26. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Thoughts on GW26 FH? Dead-End into 29. And WC in 30!

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      31 maybe a better week for WC, some big fixture swings

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      would prefer WC 26, premium transfers 27 & 28 for the fixtures and FH 29 with team from 28 catapulted into 30.

      You will miss out on price rises if you FH in a big double game week like 26

      1. Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 4 days ago

        Fair enough. Although i have Ings and Adams who double in 27. WC would mean going without them.
        Dont find the fixtures in 27 and 28 that interesting for my WC squad(if i do in 26).

  27. liverpool01
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    A) Son+Ings/DCL
    B)Kane+Barnes

    A or B guys?

    Thanks

  28. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Martinez, Pope
    Cancelo, Stones, Mee, Coufal, Kilman
    Salah, Bruno, Grealish, Gundo, Raphinha
    DCL, Ings, Bamford

    1) Pope, Ings > Sanchez, Kane (-4)
    2) Mee, Ings > B.White, Kane (-4) -- no room for price rises/falls here
    2) if out, Grealish > Son

    1. liverpool01
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Grealish to Son

  29. liverpool01
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    Pope
    Stones, Dias, Lowton, Shaw
    Grealish, Gundogan, Bruno, Salah
    Cavani, Bamford

    Martinez, Dallas, Minamino, Watkins

    2FT 2.4 ITB

    Will bb

    Grealish>Son
    Cavani>Vardy
    Pope>Areola
    Minamino>Saka

    -8 hit

    Worth it?

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      Looks good - could maybe consider moving Dallas on instead of Minamino (who double the following GW). Can't see Leeds keeping CS until GW29 and it seems he may no longer be OOP anymore?

      1. liverpool01
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 3 days ago

        Thanks man yeh thinking of moving Dallas

  30. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 4 days ago

    [2021-02-19] [MUN] Lee Grant has transferred OUT their own teammate Grant! #FPL #GW25

    https://twitter.com/insider_fpl/status/1362841391102103554

    😆

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 4 days ago

      I hope these Grealish roumors are BS ❗