Scout Notes

How Spurs assets fared in their final match before Double Gameweek 26

West Ham United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

  • Goals: Michail Antonio (£6.5m), Jesse Lingard (£5.9m) | Lucas Moura (£6.6m)
  • Assists: Pablo Fornals (£5.9m)| Gareth Bale (£9.3m)
  • Bonus: Lingard x3, Antonio x2, Lucas x1

DOUBLE TROUBLE

With five defeats in their last six Premier League matches, Spurs have hardly put in convincing auditions for Double Gameweek 26.

Only four goals have arrived from Gameweek 20 onwards and while their recent fixture run has been far from straightforward, only Crystal Palace have had fewer big chances and shots in the box than Spurs when clubs are filtered their last half-dozen games.

A double-header against Burnley and Fulham would ordinarily have us reaching for the Triple Captain chip but those two sides’ defensive form and Spurs’ own malaise leave doubts lingering in the mind.

It’s the respective ownerships of Son Heung-min (£9.5m) and Harry Kane (£11.1m) that may leave FPL managers fearful of going without a Spurs representative in Gameweek 26 but there was little persuasive from the former in particular at the London Stadium.

Son blanked for the eighth time in 11 matches in the 2-1 defeat at West Ham, with the closest he came to an attacking return being a freak, looping effort that struck the hosts’ woodwork late in the game.

Kane was more prominent, firing on goal at will and teeing up the impressive Gareth Bale (£9.3m) up for a second-half attempt that clipped the bar.

BALE LIFT

Arguably the pick of the Spurs players at the London Stadium didn’t even start the match.

Bale has underwhelmed since his return to north London but he produced perhaps his best league performance all season in Gameweek 25, emerging as a half-time substitute and looking sharp and, crucially, motivated.

The Welshman had also looked the part in the Europa League on Thursday and had been tipped up for a start this weekend, but his manager explained that he physically wasn’t quite at the required standard:

[Bale is] not yet ready to start two matches in three days. The same as Dele for different reasons.

For Dele, because he was injured and out of the team for more than a month, not even training.

Gareth because of his evolution. This is part of his evolution. No doubt that the performance was good and no doubt that I believe sooner rather than later he will be ready to play more than he is now.

Bale remains a massive and unnecessary gamble as a Gameweek 26 asset but a continuation of that form going into the double-header against Burnley and Fulham could be hugely beneficial to the Spurs players we Fantasy managers do own, particularly Kane.

The England striker has so often been the man to grab games by the scruff of the neck, which usually goes hand in hand with dropping deep to instigate attacks.

On Sunday, we instead saw Bale doing plenty of that – and Kane, as a result, spent a bit more time lurking in areas where we prefer to see him, topping the penalty box touch count by some distance.

EUROPA, BETTER BY DESIGN

While it’s still a bit early in the campaign for teams to be writing off their domestic commitments, it’s worth bearing in mind for the medium term that the Premier League might end up being the third priority for Jose Mourinho.

Nine points adrift of a top-four place, Mourinho’s best chance of achieving a Champions League qualification spot could end up being through winning the Europa League – something he himself admitted yesterday:

Of course, if you say nine points now, it is difficult, is very possible.

And the Europa League. We are alive, and when we are alive, knowing that many difficult opponents and everybody has the same ambition that we have, but Europa League is a window of opportunity that is open for us, and maybe we can also get to Champions League through the Europa League.

Never one to turn his nose up at any form of silverware, Mourinho and his Spurs side also have the EFL Cup final to look forward to at the end of April.

With the fixtures coming thick and fast throughout the spring, how far into the Europa League would Spurs have to progress before their head coach views the top flight as a distraction and a chance to hand his star players a breather?

It won’t be Double Gameweek 26, but it’s certainly a prospect in the run-in.

STOP HAMMER TIME?

Source: Soccerstats.com

West Ham are second in the Premier League form table over their last eight matches, with only the two Manchester clubs plundering more goals in that time.

The Hammers are offering value aplenty in Fantasy Premier League at present, from the top-scoring defender, Aaron Cresswell (£5.8m), to the asset who can – temporarily, at least – boast the best points-per-match average, Jesse Lingard (£5.9m).

Tomas Soucek (£5.4m) has also massively exceeded expectations on the goal front in 2020/21, while Michail Antonio (£6.5m), when fit, is among the pick of the mid-price forwards.

Antonio returned from injury on Sunday and opened the scoring from close range (again), while Lingard’s excellent strike just after the interval made it four attacking returns in as many games since his loan move from Manchester United.



The issue with the Hammers is not form, but fixtures.

Between now and Gameweek 33, West Ham face all four of the other clubs who currently sit in the top five of the Premier League table.

More pressingly, however, they are among just six other teams who don’t have two fixtures in Double Gameweek 26 – and their one game is against Manchester City at the Etihad.

For those FPL managers not playing their Bench Boost in the upcoming Gameweek or without a Free Hit chip, Soucek et al are at least worth keeping on board for their match against Arsenal in March – that fixture is one of just four to take place in Blank Gameweek 29.


West Ham United XI (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Coufal, Dawson, Diop, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen (Benrahma 65′), Lingard (Noble 90′), Fornals (Johnson 81′); Antonio.

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1) Lloris; Tanganga (Doherty 46′), Sanchez, Dier, Reguilon (Alli 77′); Hojbjerg, Ndombele; Lucas, Lamela (Bale 46′), Son; Kane. 

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897 Comments Post a Comment
  1. 2OLEgend
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Hi again. Would like some more input on thi - sorry for long post.

      Some early thoughts on DGW26 - feel free to type down your opinion
      1FT & 1.1m ITB --- * = Singel GW
      Got FH, WC and TC. Thinking about WC30 and FH33

      Martinez
      Stones, Dias, Dallas*
      Bruno, Salah, Son, Gundo, Raphinha*
      (K)ane, Bamford*
      (Pope, Antonio*, Coufal*, Mitchell)

      A) Raphinha, Pope -> Barnes, Fabri (-4 and bench Antonio)
      B) Pope, Antonio/Bamford -> Fabri, DCL (-4)
      C) Pope, Raphinha, Antonio -> Fabri, Barnes, DCL (-8 and bench Bamford)
      D) Anything else? I'm open for suggestions

      Cheers all

      1. 2OLEgend
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Could also do E) Antonio -> Watkins for free

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Haha. You still managed to balls it up again. 😆

            1. 2OLEgend
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Never ending story bro ^^

          2. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Who is Fabri?

            1. Sanchit
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Fodder keeper
              Pope to 4.0 to raise funds

            2. 2OLEgend
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Fulhams reserve keeper. Don't want to get stucked with Steer if I want Grealish and Watkins in addition to Martinez in the future

                1. Rupert The Horse
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  Well I think DCL is very important to own.

              • Gazwaz80
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 21 days ago

                Cesc making a comeback;)

            3. Sanchit
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Bamford/Antonio + Raphinha -> Watkins + Barnes?

              1. 2OLEgend
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  That would be the ideal move, but I'm 0.4m short, hence why Pope->Fabri has to be done

                  1. Sanchit
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Either that, or Neto instead of Barnes?

                    1. 2OLEgend
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Not to keen on Neto, or any Wolves for that matter. Could do Antonio/Bam -> Watkins and keep Raphinha though. Would save me a tranny down the line as I'm not WCing GW29

                • Well you know, Triffic
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 21 days ago

                  B

              2. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 21 days ago

                I feel like I got very lucky with the upcoming week. I completely wasted my bench boost a few weeks ago and put my self in a position of vulnerability. The only hope was that this weeks fixtures would get released very late or once the deadline had passed. That happened and now I imagine most will no longer bench boost. Wild card purpose seems to be negated too (which I’ve also used) considering most of us have so many double game week players anyway. It’s all skill this game.

                1. 2OLEgend
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    You know it Rupert. I wasted my BB in DGW19 with Zouma (0), Raphinha (2) and Dallas (2).
                    With so many options and fewer BB, this gameweek will be a turning point for a lot of players I think

                    1. Rupert The Horse
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      That’s the week I did it and my keeper didn’t play and got two blanks. Think it was 8 from it.

                      1. 2OLEgend
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          I'd had Martinez (9) on the bench, but didnt bring that up to sympathize with you

                    2. Pompel
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Same position here - used WC in BGW18 (not complete waste tbh) and then wasted BB in DGW19. Feel I got out of jail on that one. Decision in BGW18 was really whether to do a -12 then or hope to get away with a -4 or -8 for DGW26.

                      1. Rupert The Horse
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        That wild card in 18 catapulted me up the rankings

                    3. Camzy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      I'm BB'ing this week for sure. I'm just waiting to decide on which configuration and which players. I also really want to make sure I don't pick a dud if they have to play two games.

                      If Kane goes off injured in the Europa League or something like that it changes everything and it's doubly magnified because of the fact it affects two games.

                      1. Rupert The Horse
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Good to hear your going to bench boost. Just feel relieved with the way it’s turned out in general.

                  • TorresMagic™
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    Last Man Standing Update (660 teams)

                    Current safety score = 41
                    Top score = 71
                    LMS average = 48.04 (-1.44) = 46.6
                    Players played = 7.29/12.01
                    Captains played = 2.42%

                    2 games + autosubs to go.

                    https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

                  • Arfaish
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 21 days ago

                    I still have my WC, BB and FH available, which looks best:

                    Martinez (£4m)
                    Cancelo, Stones, Mitchell (Dallas, Justin)
                    Salah, Son, Sterling, Bruno, (Raphinha)
                    DCL, Bamford (Antonio)

                    A) Sterling, Antonio > Gundo, Kane (-4)
                    B) Antonio, Raphina > Brewster, Barnes (-4)
                    C) Wildcard

                    1. Sanchit
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      I wouldn't WC that for sure.
                      You have 7-8 players who you'll anyway want on a WC.

                      I like B

                      1. Arfaish
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Yeah Barnes looks so good at the moment and Kane can be a little underwhelming for his price! Thanks.

                    2. 2OLEgend
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        A and bench Bambam i recon

                        1. Arfaish
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Yeah I actually made a mistake and only have 10 starting in the above so I think Bam Bam starts either way and Kane just comes in for Antonio. Could start Raph instead of Bam but that's pretty much a cointoss. Thanks

                          1. Crunchie
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            A i dont think Kane will balnk again in GW's 26. even their fixture to GW29 are good

                    3. Karan14
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Best option out of these to start alongside Cancelo & Dias up till GW28?

                      A) Pereira/Castagne (ARS/bur, bha, SHU)
                      B) Digne (SOU/wba, che, BUR)
                      C) Shaw (che/cry, mci, WHU)

                      This position is likely to be my biggest differential in my starting 11 so I have to nail this.

                      1. King Kohli
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Pereira

                        1. Karan14
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Cheers mate

                      2. Gazza2000
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Digne, might give you an extra game in 28 as well

                        1. Karan14
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Digne is the clear winner if they get a DGW28.

                      3. Arfaish
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Not shaw. Both A and B look excellent but due to OOP id go for midfield Pererira

                      4. Camzy
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Digne.

                        Pereira and Castagne I'm not sure will start every game since they have Europa to contend with. Shaw is a very good pick too actually but the fixtures aren't as good.

                        The DGW in 28 possibility swings hard for Digne. It also depends on who your other 2 defenders are. If they can cover Digne in 27 then he's clearly best I think fixture wise and because he's super nailed and very attacking.

                    4. Khalico
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 21 days ago

                      Pending Grealish injury layoff news...
                      Would you do:
                      Grealish out, Barnes in
                      or
                      bit differential with Grealish and Taylor out, Neto and Digne in

                      1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Neto doesn't have a double does he?

                        1. Khalico
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Newcastle and City in 26

                      2. 2OLEgend
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Grealish -> Barnes is a no brainer if his out for some weeks

                      3. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 21 days ago

                        Would you triple captain this week.
                        A. Bruno
                        B .Kane
                        C. Gundogan

                        1. Gazza2000
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 21 days ago

                          Kane

                        2. 2OLEgend
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            I'll props decide 2min before deadline. Plan was Kane, but leaning Bruno atm

                          • Im New Here
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              Bruno

                            • Boom XhakaLacaSaka
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              I was on Kane but DCL also tempting me now

                              1. Crunchie
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 2 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                I think i will elave it TBH. With these fixture coming thick in fast i might wait for TC in the future DGW

                          • Horlicks esq.
                            • 11 Years
                            1 month, 21 days ago

                            I am now at total crossroads with the investment on this highly anticipated gameweek.

                            I had hoped for a Kane, Salah, Bruno, KDB combination. With Son involved as and where possible. However the more I look at my team and the Everest task that is GW29 I think I may need to sacrifice a plan or two. Until Spurs dreadful showing it was firmly Kane and Son for the win.

                            I am considering losing a city defender in Stones and Liverpool heartache in Salah. Bringing Gundo back (following a potential error in the Raphina punt this week) and pairing him with differential KDB. The following doubles reinforce this but a fixture with Fulham in 27, should be - or at least once was - mouth watering for a Salah captaincy, or indeed TC.

                            I currently have 8 gw29 players in the WC draft. The decision is lose one and gamble on the KDB (c) choice for the next two gw's to finish somewhere more familiar inside the top 100k.

                            Is anyone dropping a big hitter (Salah, Bruno et al) or going without Kane, Son or even both given the lackluster Jose approach?

                            1. Rupert The Horse
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 8 Years
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              Got rid of Salah a few weeks ago. Waste of money. Not interested in Son either as he’s not getting any points. Prefer the Leicester boys.

                              1. Horlicks esq.
                                • 11 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                I wish I had your balls.

                                1. Horlicks esq.
                                  • 11 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Perhaps its my move though. KDB over Salah. All day long?

                            2. michaelington
                              • 11 Years
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              I wouldn't worry too much about 29. It'll be a low scoring week and it will be dull as heck.

                              1. Horlicks esq.
                                • 11 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                I see it as the moment to move up with that in mind.

                            3. 2OLEgend
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                I'm currently going with Kane, Son, Bruno and Salah from the expensive end of the scale. If I was on WC I would sacrifice Son in order to get KDB

                                1. Horlicks esq.
                                  • 11 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Pretty much my moves. Cheers bro! KDB, Kane, Salah, Bruno. just cant make it happen.

                              • Eddie - Back to Square Owen
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                Were Spurs really that bad? It was against an extremely in form West Ham and I thought they (especially Kane, less so Son) did ok considering.

                                1. Crunchie
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  My feelings too. I think Kane will come good again

                            4. royals forever
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 11 Years
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              In your opinion what is the best chip to use for this team? BB or TC

                              Martinez

                              Dias Mee Stones Konsa

                              Fernandes** Salah** Gundogan** Rashford

                              DCL** Watkins

                              Johnstone Dallas Raphinha Ings

                              ** TC options

                              Any ideas would be welcomed

                              1. Gazza2000
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 9 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                BB

                            5. Well you know, Triffic
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 10 Years
                              1 month, 21 days ago

                              I think a big decision for wildcarders this week is whether to have Son or not.

                              Assuming people have Salah, Bruno, Barnes, Gundo, Kane, DCL etc, Son then becomes harder to squeeze in without comprising other areas of the team. Add to that, Spurs form it's a tough one!

                              1. Rupert The Horse
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                Don’t need a wild card to consider him. Anyone can. But he’s not in my thoughts at all.

                              2. King Kohli
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                His form suggests he can be left out but fixtures and ownership suggest otherwise

                                1. 2OLEgend
                                    1 month, 21 days ago

                                    This

                                2. denial
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 11 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  I'm going without Son right now:

                                  Martinez Sanchez

                                  Dias Cancelo Digne White Rudiger

                                  Salah Bruno Barnes Gundo Lookman

                                  Kane Watkins DCL

                                  1. Well you know, Triffic
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 10 Years
                                    1 month, 21 days ago

                                    Yes, without him it allows for Digne, Cancelo, Periera etc.

                                3. Kitman
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  I'm sort of stuck with him, have had him for a long time and he's difficult to get rid of because at that price point he still carries the most threat, especially with a double.

                                  I could downgrade and upgrade a striker to Kane for a hit but seems daft as i want to focus hits to get in double game weekers and move out single game weekers

                                4. No Professionals
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Kane looks to have pushed forward, not doing his drop deep trick. In turn, Son seems to have returned to a wide left position.

                                  Bale has probably done enough to warrant a start. So likely to see a genuine front 3 with Kane spearheading.

                                  Good for Kane, bad for Son.

                                5. Original Pirate Material
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Without Son but sticking with Kane.

                              3. mojoindojo
                                • 7 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                1. BB Mendy Saka Dallas Coufal
                                2. BB Mendy Saka Dallas Reguilon for - 4
                                3. Don't BB/get someone else instead if Reguilon

                                1. mcsteely
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 11 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Still worth BB as won't be many better options.

                                  Someone other than Regulion that has a double and a game in 29, Targett or Aina?

                              4. King Kohli
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                Thoughts on this WC draft?
                                Will FH 29

                                Martinez
                                Cancelo Digne Pereira Stones
                                Salah Bruno Barnes Gundo
                                Kane DCL
                                3.9 Raphinha Rudiger Brewster

                                1. Karan14
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 5 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Nice I like it. Not the worst option to go without Son.

                                2. Well you know, Triffic
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 10 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Good team. Looking at similar if I don't get Son

                                3. Original Pirate Material
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Why Stones over Dias out of interest? Solid team.

                                4. Teomi
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  I’m looking at something similar.

                                  But can’t decide going 4-4-2 with pereira and digne.
                                  Or 3-4-3 with shaw and vardy.

                                  So, who will score more until 28:
                                  A digne pereira
                                  B vardy shaw

                              5. Silecro
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                Good to go for GW26?

                                Martinez
                                Lowton, Dias, Stones
                                Salah, Bruno, Gundo, Son
                                DCL(c), Bamford, Watkins

                                Pope, Raphinha, Dallas, Coufal
                                0 ft
                                10 DGW players, no BB

                                1. Crunchie
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Yep G2G

                              6. OLLY G
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 21 days ago

                                Who to ditch?

                                (A) Salah
                                (B) Bruno

                                Thanks.

                                1. Gazza2000
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 9 Years
                                  1 month, 21 days ago

                                  Keep them both

                                2. 2OLEgend
                                    1 month, 21 days ago

                                    None of the above

                                    1. OLLY G
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Need money to fund Kane though and have no free hit, so it makes sense for BGW29.

                                      1. 2OLEgend
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Well then. I would loose Salah before Bruno

                                    2. Sun Jihai
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 9 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Who for?

                                  • Tsparkes10
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 21 days ago

                                    Was gonna get rid of Sterling to fund Kane but not sure now. Could do Grealish, Ings to Saka, Kane? Any other ideas plz 2FT 0.3itb 🙂

                                    Martinez
                                    Mee Dias Stones
                                    Sterl Bruno Son Greal Raph
                                    Bamford Ings
                                    (Johnstone, Dallas, Antonio, Justin)

                                    1. Crunchie
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 2 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      I would wait on Grealish news mate, but if he is out then that is a good move. What are your GW29 plans?

                                      1. Tsparkes10
                                        • 2 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Not looked too much into it tbh

                                  • The Fantasy Doctor
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 21 days ago

                                    For BB. Son, Ings and Coufal to Kane, Barnes and Digne (-8)?

                                    1. Rupert The Horse
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 8 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Not going to get son but selling him for a hit is strange.

                                    2. AJ24
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Son to Kane for a hit is a no for me

                                      1. The Fantasy Doctor
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 1 Year
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        It’s more of a defence against Kane EO in the DGW. Could lose massively if go without.

                                    3. The Fantasy Doctor
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Priced out tonight though if Barnes goes up.

                                    4. Sun Jihai
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 9 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Nah
                                      Son to Kane is sideways

                                    5. The Fantasy Doctor
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Thank you all.

                                  • AJ24
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 21 days ago

                                    Bench Boost this week. Have 1 FT and 0.2m ITB.

                                    Martinez, Johnstone
                                    Cancelo, Shaw, Rudiger, Lowton, Dallas
                                    Bruno, Salah, Gundog, Son, Soucek
                                    Kane, Bamford, Watkins

                                    Good to go or should I be looking to replace a single GWer? (Dallas, Soucek, Bamf are my SGWers)

                                    1. Boly Would
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Dallas to Targett?

                                  • Mufc202020
                                    • 1 Year
                                    1 month, 21 days ago

                                    Can’t BB this week as I’m planning on wilcarding! Anyone spotted another good gameweek they are tempted to use their BB in??

                                    1. AgentFern
                                      • 3 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      See my post below. Useful BB players and can keepq for bgw29

                                  • CONNERS
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 2 Years
                                    1 month, 21 days ago

                                    Can't decide whether to play Bamford or a Burnley def next GW...

                                    What are others doing?

                                    1. OLLY G
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      I would play Bamford personally. It's odds on with those fixtures that Burnley won't keep a clean sheet. They're 5/1 to do it vs Spurs.

                                      1. OLLY G
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        The best you could hope for for a Burnley defender is 10 points realistically. Bamford has a higher ceiling than that.

                                        1. AgentFern
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          This

                                    2. Bullet Eder
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 5 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      I'm on double Burnley defence over Bamford at the mo although RMT favours Bamford.

                                  • OLLY G
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 21 days ago

                                    Assuming they're fit of course and money isn't an issue, Maddison or Barnes?

                                    Thanks.

                                    1. Mufc202020
                                      • 1 Year
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Barnes imo

                                    2. 2OLEgend
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Maddison I think, but Barnes better value for money

                                        1. AgentFern
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Barnes looks so good atm

                                    3. AgentFern
                                      • 3 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      What you guys think of this plan. WC activated for this GW...

                                      Martinez (johnstone)
                                      Cancelo, Dias, Shaw, (Konsa, Coufal)
                                      Salah, Barnes, Bruno, Gundo (Soucek)
                                      DCL, Kane, Watkins

                                      Will play BB GW27
                                      Johnstone (NEW)
                                      Konsa (Wolves)
                                      Soucek (Leeds)
                                      Coufal (Leeds)

                                      And then build a team for BGW29 should be able to get 9/10 players

                                      1. Dasher0303
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Nice I like it

                                        1. Crunchie
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          I like your planning GW29. Not sure i would BB west ham against Man City

                                          1. AgentFern
                                            • 3 Years
                                            1 month, 21 days ago

                                            Whu have Leeds gw 27

                                    4. estheblessed
                                      • 6 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      How is this BB GW26 looking? Is Grealish defo out?

                                      Pope*,
                                      Shaw*, Stones*, Cancelo*
                                      Son*, Barnes*, Bruno*, Salah*, Gundo*
                                      DCL*, Vardy*

                                      Martinez*, Bamford, Konsa*, Dier*

                                      1. Holmes
                                        • 7 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        looks good

                                      2. Kitman
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Nice BB - hit it

                                      3. Dasher0303
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Nice yes Grealish is out

                                      4. estheblessed
                                        • 6 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Thanks all!

                                    5. Holmes
                                      • 7 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Wonder how much WHM blank will have impact on Kane's EO. Majority here seems to be avoiding Kane TC now...

                                      1. No Professionals
                                        • 3 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        although it was a blank, the performance was very positive IMO.

                                        1. Holmes
                                          • 7 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          true that

                                        2. Boly Would
                                          • 4 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Didn't see the game - he looked good then?

                                          1. No Professionals
                                            • 3 Years
                                            1 month, 21 days ago

                                            yes, played right up (no dropping deep), forced a decent save from Fabianski, whistled 2 or 3 past the post, nearly had an assist or 2.

                                          2. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
                                            • 8 Years
                                            1 month, 21 days ago

                                            Wouldn't say that. Spurs were terrible in the first half. Improved somewhat in the second when Bale came on. Kane did better then. Son was non existent.

                                            1. Boly Would
                                              • 4 Years
                                              1 month, 21 days ago

                                              Cheers both. Makes it an interesting decision this week then with having Son and no Kane

                                    6. Dasher0303
                                      • 4 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Martinez
                                      Stones Shaw Dallas
                                      Son Bruno Gundo Barnes
                                      Kane Richarlison Bam

                                      Steele Raphinha Pieters Dunne

                                      0ft 4.3itb

                                      Thinking Pieters/dunne to Días/Cancelo/Digne/Pereira for a -4 and then play instead of Dallas ?

                                      Which defender should I get in?

                                      1. Dasher0303
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Anyone?

                                      2. Boly Would
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Digne

                                        1. Dasher0303
                                          • 4 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Why not días/cancelo they have two doubles in a row

                                          1. Boly Would
                                            • 4 Years
                                            1 month, 21 days ago

                                            Digne nice fixtures this week and might get another dgw28. Would also worry Cancelo gets rotated.

                                            1. Crunchie
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 2 Years
                                              1 month, 21 days ago

                                              Tough, depends on whether you want to hedge your bets on DGW28? if so Digne

                                    7. mcsteely
                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                      • 11 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Martinez
                                      Cancelo, Rudiger, Targett
                                      Bruno, Salah, Barnes, Gundo
                                      Kane, Ings, Bamford
                                      Bench: Areola, Raph, Dallas, White

                                      Planning to BB this week. Already used TC

                                      Thinking Ings & Dallas --> DCL & someone for a -4

                                      Am I missing anything?

                                      1. Dasher0303
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Nope looks good

                                    8. Couch Potato
                                      • 2 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      2FT 4.1M ITB

                                      Ings, Coufal & Grealish > Kane (c), Digne & Barnes worth a -4?

                                      1. Dasher0303
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Yes imo will definitely pay back

                                      2. Boly Would
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Looks pretty good

                                        1. Couch Potato
                                          • 2 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Thank you

                                    9. tomasjj
                                      • 6 Years
                                      1 month, 21 days ago

                                      Would you get DCL in for Wilson for a hit, if it meant you have to Bench one out of Bamford and Raphinia?

                                      1. Dasher0303
                                        • 4 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        With Everton fixtures yes probably

                                        1. tomasjj
                                          • 6 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Yes, I have that in mind. As getting Kane requires too many moves.

                                      2. Bobby Digital
                                        • 3 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        No

                                      3. No Professionals
                                        • 3 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        yes. Good fixtures DGW in, injured player out is as easy a hit as you'll ever get.

                                        1. tomasjj
                                          • 6 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Thanks!

                                          Who to bench out of the Leeds lads though?

                                          1. Dasher0303
                                            • 4 Years
                                            1 month, 21 days ago

                                            Raphinha imo Bamford just more likely to score although could easily go the other way

                                            1. tomasjj
                                              • 6 Years
                                              1 month, 21 days ago

                                              Thanks!
                                              Yes, it feels quite even.

                                      4. 2OLEgend
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Yes!

                                          1. Crunchie
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 2 Years
                                            1 month, 21 days ago

                                            Yes

                                      5. Bobby Digital
                                        • 3 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Bruno TC?

                                        1. Dasher0303
                                          • 4 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Him or kane

                                        2. tomasjj
                                          • 6 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          He is a bit jaded, but still delivers.
                                          Tough call. I would lean no.

                                      6. Euro Raiders
                                        • 3 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        Is wanting one of your players to do nothing because your opponent has captained him a bad attitude?
                                        Y: Yes / N: No
                                        Personally always want to maximise my teams points. Thoughts?

                                        1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
                                          • 8 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          No. If your trying to win a mini league then it's quite acceptable to hope your opponents captain fails.

                                        2. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 11 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Personally think it's more nuanced than that. Depends on the stage of the game and how close you are.

                                        3. tomasjj
                                          • 6 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Not if you opponent has a bad attitude!

                                      7. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
                                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                        • 11 Years
                                        1 month, 21 days ago

                                        What's going on with Mitchell?

                                        If he played, it would make BBing this week much easier.

                                        1. No Professionals
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          neither him or PVA are doing great, so both at risk of rotation.

                                          Hodgson said a few weeks back that it may be a case of horses for courses.

                                        2. Sun Jihai
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 9 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Rotates with PVA
                                          See if he starts tonight

                                        3. Livinginapool - Top 100 Any…
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 11 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Cheers guys. Fingers crossed he starts and makes his case.

                                        4. Crunchie
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 2 Years
                                          1 month, 21 days ago

                                          Palace fan. PVA has been so bad, i think he starts