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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. Uncle Gamst
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Crazy to save WC in DGW26, TC, Pope & Mee > Martinez & Digne for -4?
    Leaves the bank empty but I could take another -4 for Bamford > Watkins

    Martinez*
    Cancelo*, Digne*, Stones*, Dier*
    Salah*, Gundo*, Fernandes*,
    Bamford, DCL*, Kane*
    Sanchez, Raphina, Soucek, Coufal,

  2. Taegugk Warrior
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Anyone who hold the WC just for the DGW news... is still reliable to activated WC Now...?

    1. Dirty Harry
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      If you planned to BB GW26 don't activate it haha

  3. Kane Lane
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Just pressed button took Fernandez out DGW looool Bamford for Kane Barnes -4 looool Fernandez none owner once again but need to move away from template

  4. Kane Lane
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Anyone know time frame for Justin to return

    1. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Out all season I think

      1. Kane Lane
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Really! Wow! I thought might be back GW28

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

        It’s a shame- kid was playing himself into England

    2. Maeki2
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 1 day ago

      he's not coming back

    3. Clintymints
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      With Castagne and Pereira back, not sure of his nailedness

      Esp with injury

  5. Ragabolly
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Risers: Kane (11.1) Shaw (5.1)

    Fallers: Cavani (7.9) Calvert-Lewin (7.6) Robertson (7.2) Ødegaard (5.9) Chilwell (5.8) Mateta (5.8) Pereira (5.4) King (5.4) Soucek (5.3) Tau (5.0) Davies (4.9) Sawyers (4.6) Leshabela (4.4) Webster (4.3) Mendy (4.2)

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Cheers Ragabolly.

    2. jia you (The No BS League -…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      DCL drop, lovely, gives breathing space on my planned Bamford + Grealish to DCL + Barnes move next week

      1. Albrightondknight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Snap on those moves.

    3. ted mcnure
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Much appreciated, as ever!
      (TK)ane is tempting me over a Leeds heavy BB
      hmm..

    4. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      2 up on wc

      DCL 0.1 cheaper to buy!

    5. IRBOX ⚽
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      DCL brace against Liverpool and highest GW score next week in the double. Very strange

      1. Cok3y5murf
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Not like you're biased either...

        1. IRBOX ⚽
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 1 day ago

          Everybody carries an inherent bias

          1. Chemical76
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 1 day ago

            Loosen your belt then

    6. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      great stuff, sneaked Kane in before the rise 🙂

    7. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 1 day ago

      0-2 ☹

  6. Huddersfield
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    2-0 Cheers.

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

    Repost. Can get this team by doing Sterling Ings > son Kane -4. Would you still use WC or save it for later?

    Martinez
    Stones Mee Digne
    Salah bruno Son gundo
    Kane bamford dcl

    Forster raphina dallas coufal

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Save

    2. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      In your case, save

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

      Save for GW31

  8. NateDog
    7 months, 1 day ago

    For next week:

    A) Kane, Werner, Anguissa / any other 4.5 with double
    B) Kane, Diagne, any mid 7.7 or under (Grealish, James, Mount, Barnes, Zaha [if fit] standout options)

    1. Major League Shocker
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 1 day ago

      B with Barnes. Warner fixtures no good.

      1. NateDog
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks! You think Barnes is best if I have Maddison already?

  9. Phil's Stamps
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    That Grealish injury (if confirmed) has spoiled my BB. If I replace him with Son for a hit I'll be left with a bench of:

    Areola Dallas Raphinia Bamford

    Was planning on a WC in 31 and pumping a high TV in to my first 11 to save my season, so want to get BB out of the way.

    Is that bench still good enough to boost?

    Cheers.

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

      For sure. I'm BB with the same bench but have Mendy instead of Areola. No better time to use it imo.

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

        Cheers. I've got up to 5.1 to spend on a 2nd GK, exact money for Mendy. Would you choose him over Areola or Kepa too much of a risk? Or any other GK?

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

          Stick with Areola, especially if you haven't got your FH for 29.

    2. Boberella
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Would that not have been your BB bench anyway regardless of Grealish? Or would you have done Raphinha to Son for the hit?

      Fwiw that bench is probably ok for the BB. Could get 20 pts which is about what I’d want from a BB

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

        Cheers

        It would have been Pope Targett Dunk Bamford with Barnes replacing Raph in the first 11.

    3. GREEN JUMPERS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Looks a good bench to me. Just getting it done for a clearer view looking forward can be good, too

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

        Yeah, that's the main reason I want to use it. I've got all chips and will hopefully be touching 109 TV by next week so the run-in will be critical for clawing back a semi-respectable rank.

    4. estheblessed
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      What injury?

    5. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Still looks ok, should get you about 10 points IMO

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

        Cheers. If Grealish & Cash out for Villa & Phillips back for Leeds, could hopefully be more.

  10. jia you (The No BS League -…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    I'm likely doubling up on Leicester mids as a differential next week, thoughts?

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

      It will certainly be a differential!
      Not for me but could work out.

      1. jia you (The No BS League -…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        yeah, nothing to lose anyway, cheers

    2. DK_13
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Good upside specially with grealish out(people will have one) I am going vardy + barnes

  11. No Kane No Gain
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    When do we think the Aston Villa Everton March will be re scheduled for?!

  12. Bob_the_builder
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Is GW 26 going to be the biggest DGW this season or can we expect something bigger around GW32 or 33? As it stands, I already have 10 players with DGWs and I can make it 11 too so does it still make sense to play FH?

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

      GW26 by far.

    2. Muscout
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      26 will be biggest by far

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

      Totally. And there will be a lot of TCs and BBs used, along with multiple Captain options due to the fixtures (City, Spurs, Utd, Pool, even Leicester all viable for Captain)

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

      11 DGW and Kane TC, done

  13. Boberella
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Would you BB this in 26?

    Sanchez Raphinha Vestergaard Struijk

    Struijk is far from guaranteed to play

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

      Nah

      1. Boberella
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks TM.

      2. Boberella
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks Freshy

    2. Freshy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      notfurme

    3. All about the galacticos
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Nope. Not seen one decent BB team for GW26 cause people on WC have covered DGW25 players

      1. Dthinger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        How about this one?

        Pope Johnstone
        Robbo AWB Mee targett Stones
        Salah Bruno son Jorginho Gundi
        Bam Jesus Brewster

        It’s not great but I think it’s decent

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 1 day ago

          Brewster makes it one less player. Jesus may not play much if Aguero is fit.

    4. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Wait

  14. akhilrajau
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Martinez
    Digne, Maguire, Stones
    Bruno, Salah, Gundogan, Sterling, Raphina
    Bamford, Watkins
    bank: 1.7m, FT: 1
    Bench: Pope,Dallas, Adams, Coufal

    I have only TC. Thinking to take on gw 26 with Son/Kane

    A. Pope,Salah,Adams -> Sanchez,Son,Kane(-8)
    B. Pope, Sterling, Raphina, Adams -> Sanchez, Son, Smith Rowe, Kane (-12)
    C. Pope, Sterling, Maguire, Adams -> Sanchez, Son, Davies, Kane(-12)
    D. Any other

    A allows sterling for gw 26 and 27 or can move steeliy to kdb on 27 but miss salah

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

    Hate my team now, either a -8 minimum or WC on the cards.

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Who do you want?

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

        Spurs maybe, a better defence etc.

    2. All about the galacticos
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Kane TC for GW26, then limp through to GW30 WC?
      Ranks are tight, a -8 is like huge rank drop if it doesn't pay off

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

        Would like another DGW mid and forward at least.

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

          DCL(if fit) and I'm only looking at Barnes/Maddison/Siggy/Jorghino (totally uninspiring and so on-template).
          I feel like I'm part of a cult whenever talking up DCL, it's like blind faith same with Kane.

    3. money face bandwagon
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      I will prefer to take a -8 as i am in a similar situation. Maybe tc kane

    4. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      If any of the -4's are for decent double gameweeks then if softens the amount of the hit, and especially if it enables an extra GW29 player. So depends on what the transfers are. WC likely to be useful for GW30 or 31 so keep that in mind

  16. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Do I need to wildcard this?
    Martinez Forster
    Dallas Mee Shaw Coufal Stones
    Son Grealish Bruno Gundogan Raphinha
    Kane Bamford Ings

    Have possibly 8/9 doublers. 1 free
    Could Tc Kane if not wildcarding.
    Please advise.

    1. Dthinger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      No.

  17. Mortal.Swinbat
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Any thoughts on WC?

    Martinez
    Dias, Shaw, Alonso
    Salah, Bruno, KDB, Son, Gundogan
    DCL, Bamford

    Fabri, White, Struijk, Brewster

    Alonso, KDB & Brewster can easily become Cancelo, Bissouma & Kane, but depends if I want to take a few risks or play it safe

  18. Alisson WondHaaland
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Complete the XI for DGW 26:

    Sanchez
    Shaw Cancelo Dias
    Gundo Salah Bruno Son
    Watkins

    A) Kane + SGW Bamford
    B) Vardy + SGW Bamford
    C) Cavani + Barnes
    D) DCL + Barnes -4

    1. Dthinger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      A probably but C looks fun!

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

        Thing is, I already own Cavani so its just a matter of whether I want to keep him.

    2. Mortal.Swinbat
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      D for me, A if you want to play it safe and hold rank

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

        Fair. Im tempted by D too, might hurt my GW 29 plans a bit too much though

        1. Mortal.Swinbat
          • 10 Years
          7 months, 1 day ago

          Yeah that’s true, if you don’t have FH then having Kane & Bamford in 29 will help

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

      A

  19. Ruinenlust
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    DCL or Watkins?

    1. Mortal.Swinbat
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      DCL, especially if Grealish is injured

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

        I prefer DCL for DGW 26 but Watkins has a fixture in GW 29

    2. shiraz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      7 months, 1 day ago

      DCL

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      DCL for 26, but Watkins also good if you need a 29 player

  20. shiraz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Should i wc this team? Thanks

    Martinez Pope
    Cancelo Coufal Dallas Dias Mitchell
    Salah Raphinha Bruno Grealish Gundogan
    Antonio Bamford Kane

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Nope

  21. Pukki Blinders
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Lookman or Barnes?

    Benefit of Lookman is that it'll be one less transfer for gw29 as Fulham have a fixture

  22. DK_13
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Would you guys BB this in 26?

    Martinez Raphinha Reed(Fulham mid) strujik

    2 DGW + 2 SGW.
    (Already used my WC so probably the best keeper I will have on my bench all season)

    1. shiraz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Nope

      1. DK_13
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        How many points is a normal target for BB?
        I can see these 4 getting 10-15 points.

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Not for me. The fact Villa play Leeds doesn’t help and limits your ceiling

      1. DK_13
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Ahh okay, I wasn't looking at it that way.
        I thought either Martinez or leeds might get points with raphinha almost involved in everything leeds do.
        But yeah your point makes more sense I guess. Thanks

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

      Nope

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

    Last Man Standing Update (660 teams)

    Current safety score = 5
    Top score = 12
    LMS average = 8.63 (-1.44) = 7.19
    Don't think anyone played Wolves players.

    10 games + autosubs to go.

    https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

  24. Pukki Blinders
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    DCL has 13% EO in the top 10k... absolutely crazy differential for the DGW v Soton and WBA

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

      Will be much higher next GW

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

      20% benched him.

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Ah that explains it

    3. All about the galacticos
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      % will be much higher going into GW26

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

      Might take a hit for Bamford to him

    5. Clintymints
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      I benched but played Grealish... not sure how I feel

    6. Swan - Villa Proud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      My cap

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Seriously considering it

  25. DrogsBallacks
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Ings, Bamford, Soucek > Kane, Watkins, Jorgi (-8) TC Kane?

    New Team:
    Martinez
    Cancelo Mee Shaw (Dallas Coufal)
    Sterling Gundo Bruno Salah (Jorgi)
    Kane Watkins Antonio)

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

      Drop Antonio instead.

      Keep Soucek, drop Dallas to BHA defender to enable the move

  26. Ruinenlust
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Will Gundogan pley?

    1. Clintymints
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      He trained touch and go. maybe

    2. Alisson WondHaaland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Hard to say, Pep implied he's fit but may not be risked. Technically Arsenal is a big game but considering the lead they have in the league he might be rested for the European fixture tbh

  27. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    any decent GW26 nonBB wild card drafts knocking around ? asking for a friend 🙂

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

      Martinez
      Dias, Cancelo, Ajayi
      Salah, Bruno, Barnes, Gundogan
      Kane, Dom, Watkins

    2. Alisson WondHaaland
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      If I could pick any XI:

      Martinez
      Cancelo Dias Shaw
      Son Bruno Salah Gundo Barnes
      Kane DCL

    3. Swan - Villa Proud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Martinez
      Dias Digne Tete Dunk Shaw
      Salah Son Barnes Gundo Raph
      Kane DCL Watkins

      Leaves about 4M itb for Son to KDB in 27

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

      How about this?

      Martinez
      Cancelo, Periera, Digne,
      Salah, Fernandez, Gundo, Grealish, Barnes
      DCL, Kane (TC)

      Bench: Sanchez, Bamford, Dallas, Targett
      Has 7 GW29 players.

      If TV value low, drop Digne or Dallas to Strujk.

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

        sorry no TC as WC

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

      the problem with Cancelo & Dias is that they won’t play both games in both doubles

      Looking at Ederson & Konsa to cover City & Villa clean sheets, Digne needs to be in there too plus maybe a Spurs defender for the fixtures

      Kane & Son are as essential as you can get in 26 too imho

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

        Indeed, if willing to stump up the funds Digne, Pereira, Regulon would be awesom for the 26.

    6. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      would it be crazy going without Salah or any Liverpool ?

      Ederson
      Konsa, Digne, Reguilon
      KDB, Gundogan, Bruno, Son
      Kane, DCL, Watkins

      Meslier, Smith-Rowe, Ayling, Lascelles

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

    What would you do here? 1ft, 0.7m itb. WC, TC, BB chips available.

    Martinez
    Stones Mee digne
    Salah bruno Sterling gundo
    Dcl ings bamford

    Forster raphina Dallas coufal

    1. djaddy
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Ings for Kane, but you'll have to make another transfer for the funds. Maybe Sterling out.

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

        Thinking Sterling > son as well. Thanks

  29. djaddy
    7 months, 1 day ago

    What would you do:

    A) Bamford > DCL (Free)
    B) Sterling > Salah (Free)
    C) A & B, plus Lowton > fodder for funds (-8)

    Thanks

    1. RichRover
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      A, but after the Everton game

  30. Alisson WondHaaland
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Are the fixtures from around GW30 - 35 all set at 3PM Saturday or are they subject to change when the TV schedule gets confirmed?

    My weekends will be very boring if all matches are gonna be played at once 🙁

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

      The obvious TV schedule.

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

        Ah ok

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

      Subject to change