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United defence still suspect but Shaw and Fernandes hit new FPL heights

Manchester United 3-1 Newcastle United

  • Goals: Marcus Rashford (£9.6m), Daniel James (£6.2m), Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m) | Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.1m)
  • Assists: Harry Maguire, Fernandes, Rashford
  • Bonus: Fernandes x3, Rashford x2, James x1

SPOT THE HAUL

Alex Ferguson-era Manchester United were the embodiment of coming up with the goods even when not playing particularly well, a trait that Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m) shares with those serial winners.

Frustrated in the opening 45 minutes against Newcastle and picking up a booking for a set-to with Isaac Hayden (£4.6m), Fernandes predictably went on to bag a double-digit haul – his tenth of the season – with an assist for Daniel James’ (£6.2m) goal and a 74th-minute penalty.

That took the Portuguese playmaker past the 300-point mark in FPL since his debut just over a year ago.

It’s usually at this point that someone points out his heavy reliance on spot-kicks, which is undeniably true: seven of his 15 goals this season have come from 12 yards.

Stripping away penalties from his 10 league appearances this calendar year, Fernandes has had just one big chance and averages less than one shot in the box per appearance.

But the penalties aren’t likely to evaporate: United have been in the top two for spot-kick awards in each of the last three seasons, with the speed and trickery of Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) et al always like to attract rash penalty-box challenges.

And then, of course, Fernandes is capable of scoring from those quarter-chances that Opta doesn’t deem ‘big’ – note his strikes against Everton and West Brom in the last fortnight.

So widely owned, his effective ownership in the top 10k and perhaps among all active managers will once again be in excess of 100% in Double Gameweek 26.

Given the doubts that linger about the form of Spurs assets, it’s no surprise that Fernandes is gaining more votes by the day in our captain poll: initially drawing less than 10% of the vote, he is now up to 15.6%.

INDEFENSIBLE

While United’s cross-city rivals continue to look watertight at the back, the Red Devils are anything but.

Questions continue to be asked about the partnership between Harry Maguire (£5.5m) and Victor Lindelof (£4.8m), in particular. Cut apart by Everton in Gameweek 23 and then bullied by Mbaye Diagne (£6.0m) last weekend, the pair again looked suspect against a limited Newcastle attack missing the injured Callum Wilson (£6.6m).

Allan Saint-Maximin‘s (£5.1m) 35th-minute leveller was a deserved one for the Magpies and meant that the Red Devils’ backline has now been breached by all five of the clubs sitting 16th or below in the Premier League table.

Eight clean sheets for United in 2020/21 isn’t the worst return but it’s seven fewer than City have managed, and only eight top-flight sides have conceded more goals.

It’s the inability to keep clean sheets against the also-rans that is most frustrating for Fantasy managers who favour fixtures over form; shut-outs have instead arrived in games against City, Liverpool and Chelsea, perhaps when Solskjaer has shown less attacking ambition and left his ropey-looking stoppers less exposed.

Luke Shaw (£5.1m) is at least compensating with attacking threat and semi-regular returns.

MISSED ED

Missing from the Manchester United side, and very much missed as Anthony Martial (£8.7m) turned in another sub-par showing up top, was Edinson Cavani (£7.9m).

The Uruguayan, Scott McTominay (£4.9m) and Donny van de Beek (£6.6m) all failed to recover from minor issues and weren’t part of the matchday squad.

There was a modest rush for Cavani’s services ahead of Gameweek 24 and those Fantasy managers who were planning to keep the veteran striker for the Red Devils’ Double Gameweek 26 face a nervy wait over the coming days, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer offering one of his trademark sketchy injury updates ahead of Thursday’s clash with Real Sociedad:

Donny, Edinson and Scott, I don’t know. Maybe they’ll be available but I’m not sure.

MASSIVE DUB

Newcastle assets won’t be high on many FPL managers’ shopping lists right now, not least because they are without two fixtures in Gameweek 26.

Budget FPL midfielder Saint-Maximin, again playing as one of the two wide forwards in Steve Bruce’s attacking 4-4-2 diamond system, is a name to at least monitor for Blank Gameweek 29, having banked three attacking returns in as many games since his return to the starting XI after injury.

There could be a change between the posts by the time that Brighton game comes around, meanwhile, with Martin Dubravka (£4.8m) waiting in the wings and the Newcastle boss sounding some ominous words about current number one Karl Darlow (£5.0m), who was beaten at his near post by Rashford’s opener:

Karl Darlow has had a magnificent season so far. He’ll be disappointed with the first goal in particular, because, obviously, it’s the cardinal sin to let one in at the near post.

Whether I’ve got a decision (to make), I’ve not even thought about that yet. I haven’t even thought about that decision just yet.


MANCHESTER UNITED XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Matic, Fred; James (Mata 88), Fernandes, Rashford (Shoretire 88); Martial (Greenwood 69).

NEWCASTLE UNITED XI (4-3-1-2) Darlow; Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis; Willock, Hayden, Almiron (Gayle 78′); Shelvey; Joelinton (Fraser 54′), Saint-Maximin.

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378 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Can get this team for -8

    Martinez
    Mee, Stones, Cancelo
    Salah, Sterling, Bruno, Raphinha
    Bamford, DCL, Kane (TC)

    Subs: Steer, Dallas, McBurnie, Coufal

    Moves would be Pope, Saka, Ings to Steer, McBurnie, Kane (TC)

    Is it worth it though?

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Crikey. I think thats hard to justify TBH.

    2. moz_1983
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Is there no other way to get Kane? Seems like the squad strength is weakened a lot to get him in. Sterling to Gundo/Foden easier for cash saving?

    3. fr3d
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Horrible

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Thanks guys.

        Looking at your reaction it doesn't seem worth it.

        So go without Kane or get him for -4?

    4. Lemongrab
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Just do Ings to DCL for free IMO

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Have them both.

    5. Il Papera
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Bamford Kane DCL McBurnie?

  2. One of Those Days
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Worth a -8 for this team?

    Martínez
    Digne Cancelo Shaw
    Salah Gündogan Bruno Son
    DCL Bamford Kane

    Fabri Raphinha Cresswell Mitchell

    1. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Nice team but what are the moves?

      1. One of Those Days
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Johnstone/Maguire/Ings -> Fabri/Mitchell/Kane

        1. Tcheco
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          So effectively a -8 for one player. I don't like it to be honest

          1. One of Those Days
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Thanks

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Look at my post above. Similar issue with my team.

      TC Kane?

      1. One of Those Days
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Kane atm

  3. Tcheco
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    RMFHDGW26T

    ---------Ederson
    ---Dias Digne Targett
    KDB Bruno Son Lookman
    -----Kane Vardy DCL

    A. Digne + Lookman

    B. Keane + B.Traore

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Id go B on the basis Traore is better than Lookman and I expect Everton to break their duck and possibly have 1 CS in 26.

    2. One of Those Days
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I'd go with A

    3. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Nice, prefer A

    4. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      OOPS Barnes instead of Son. Doesn't affect A or B though, cheers boys

  4. Jellyfish
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Planning on playing BB tis GW. Is it worth a hit to bring in a playing goalkeeper?

    Currently have Forster and have funds to bring in a keeper up to the value of 5.1m

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      You may as well really if you are committed to the BB. No point half doing it. Plus the -4 is more or less paid back for.

      1. Jellyfish
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Yes had considered this, seems sensible

    2. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Definitely. Pickford?

      1. Jellyfish
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Pickford is a great shout - thx

    3. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Who is your main keeper? More justified if they play in gw29 for you

      1. Jellyfish
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Martinez

        1. HMC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Wouldn’t spend too much really especially if no wildcard left
          Areola offers good value that should easily cover the 4 points

          1. Jellyfish
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Yep. Pickford at 4.7 is well within budget and I prefer him over Areola as a short term pick

  5. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Plenty of options but what moves would you recommend for gw26 with 1.3m itb?
    Keeping in mind no BB and will wildcard 30/31. Still have TC
    Did Grealish to Barnes for free
    Hold the rest or take some hits??

    Martinez
    Dias Stones AWB
    Salah Bruno Sterling Barnes Raphinha
    Ings Bamford
    Areola Mitchell Coufal Rodrigo*

    *had him since gw17 and haven’t had the chance to remove

    1. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Rodrigo could become Watkins & would play over one of your strikers

    2. PP6
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      If affordable, I think I’d defo do Bamford to DCL

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Yes can afford that. Doesn’t feel great going in for DCL for a 3rd time!
        Richarlison seems too punty

        1. Biggsy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          DCL has some nice post DGW fixtures (other than Chelsea) so could be a keeper up to the wildcard

          1. ritzyd
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Plus a potential double in 28

  6. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Team for dgw 26 as it stands. 1 FT and 4.8 itb. WC and TC at hand. Any ideas ? Thinking ayling and ings > dias and kane -4

    Johnstone*
    Cancelo* Lowton* Ayling
    Salah* Bruno* Gundo* Grealish*
    Bamford DCL* Ings

    mccarthy raphinha cresswell coufal

    1. PP6
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Looks good to me but is Jack not injured?

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        waiting on news there but if he is out raphinha steps in

    2. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Your suggested moves are excellent.

      1. drughi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        cheers

  7. Boly Would
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Are either of these worth a -4 to fund Antonio to Kane?

    A) AWB to Lewis/Lascelles (game in GW29)
    B) Son to Barnes?

    Cheers

    1. Lemongrab
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      If you don't have FH then I wouldn't be looking to offload Son as he plays in 29.

      1. Boly Would
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Cheers. Got FH but was planning to use that in gw33. Currently have 8 players for gw29 so could be up to 9 or 10 by then even with losing Son...

  8. PP6
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    BB active FH available .9 ITB no FT best replacements for Bamford and Raphina?

    Martinez Areola
    Stones Dias Elmo Ricardo Shaw
    Bruno Salah Gundogan Barnes Raphina
    Bamford DCL Kane

    1. Boly Would
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I'd keep Raphinha.

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Pereira for Raph I would say (if you have FH available)

      I’d keep Bamford

  9. EWH2020
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    On a BB:

    a) Dallas, Bamford to Digne, Diagne -8
    b) Dallas to Pereira and keep Bamford -4

  10. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Any of this worth a hit?

    A) Bamford -> DCL
    B) Mee-> Digne/R.Perreira
    C) Robertson -> Digne/R.Perreira

  11. Steve McCroskey
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    If you were offered the Leeds game finishing 2 - 1 tonight, but you don't know who the winner is, nor the scorers, would you take it?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      The only scoreline I wouldn't accept is 0-0. Dallas is annoying.

      1. Boris Bodega
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        I would happily accept a 0-0 with Dallas (C) and Struijk on my team 🙂

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          So would I (Dallas and McCarthy).

          As Leeds are so attacking a 0-0 would suggest loads of saves and bonus for McCarthy 🙂

    2. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      As a Dallas and Meslier owner (don't judge) no. As a Bamford captainer then maybe...

    3. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I want either a 0-0 or a goal fest 3-3

  12. jayzico
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    So happy I was outpriced by WanB all those weeks ago and opted for Shaw.

    Been immense this season.

    Even better when he'sbeen on my bench. Hmm.Such is life.

    1. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Was that before AWB's 17-pointer?

    2. jayzico
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Ha yes

  13. Original Pirate Material
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Which fixtures are we still awaiting to be rearranged?

    1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Villa v Everton
      Spurs v Southampton

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Everton v Villa, could go to gw28, if not gw37

      1. Original Pirate Material
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Thanks lads

  14. Lemongrab
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Those that are Bench Boosting, what hit are you looking at? Grealish injury has screwed me a bit so I'm not on a -8 providing there are no more injuries. Any more than that and I think I'll have to change tactic.

    1. Boris Bodega
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I've had top do Maguire & Soucek > Dier & Barnes early for -4, as I was scared I would be priced out if I didn't.

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Why Dier? Spurs defence is a rotation mess

        1. Boris Bodega
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Mixture of pricing, fixtures, attacking threat and another double fixture on the horizon...hopefully.

  15. greggles
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Trying to figure out whether the anxiety of not having Kane is worse than the disappointment of having him, and Spurs being as bad as they have been over the past few weeks... is Vardy a better option?

    I had thought Antonio > Kane and Bednarek > Targett as best option as both have GW29 fixtures, but wondering if there were better, 'in form' alternatives.

    1 FT, 5.0 ITB. Willing to take a -4.

    Martinez / Pope
    Bednarek / Cancelo / Stones / Shaw / Dallas
    Raphinha / Saka / Gundogan / Salah / Fernandes
    Antonio / Bamford / DCL

    Any thoughts welcome.

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I say if Kane requires multiple hits to get I’d prioritise Son, maybe even captain him.

      1. greggles
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        I can get Kane for free (direct from Antonio). Bednarek > Targett is just to get another doubler and another player for 29, and avoid the use of the FH.

    2. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I'm going for Kane. He's a quality striker and, I understand, was unlucky not to return against WHU. Two good fixtures followed by more good fixtures in coming weeks including GW29.

      Whether I TC him or not is TBC.

      1. greggles
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        yes, I should stick with my plan.

    3. YuvalFPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I would avoid Son personally. Either Kane or no one.

    4. fpork
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      For me it is Son>Kane>Vardy, but since I already own Vardy, I am not moving him out for Kane. Will try to get Son.

  16. EWH2020
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Dallas to who?

    a) Keane
    b) Pereira

    I am .2 short of affording Digne

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I like the idea of a LEI defender. Doesn't work for me but would consider if I had money to spend in defence

  17. thepuntmaster
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    What are BB 26 users doing with Leeds assets?

    1. Boris Bodega
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Playing them, they beat Villa 3-0 last time out.

      1. YuvalFPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        They should have been battered this game, but it was an open game nonetheless.

    2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Sell if FHing in 29, keep if not.

    3. YuvalFPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Very strongly considering Ings & Dallas > Pereira & DCL for a -8.

      Would leave me with a BB of:

      Areola*
      Bamford
      Raphinha
      Lowton*

    4. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Selling dallas playing rafinha and bamford

  18. HaffNanner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    A. Lowton, Raphina, Antonio > Digne, Barnes, DCL (-8)

    B. Pope, Bamford, DCL > Fabri, Kane, DCL (-8)

    1FT 4.5ITB
    Martinez (Pope)
    Dias Stones Lowton (Dallas Coufal)
    Salah Bruno Son Gundogan Raphina
    Bamford Watkins (Antonio)

  19. Jimjam
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Worth a bench boost??

    - Sanchez (wba)
    - Rudiger (MUN, liv)
    - Dunk (wba)
    - Raphina (AVL)

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Seems reasonable, 2/3 clean sheets and possible returns for Raph

    2. YuvalFPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      At this point I just want to get the BB out the way, overthinked it last season and played it badly in GW38.

  20. YuvalFPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    So....who's transferred out Grealish?

    Moved to Barnes to catch the price rise last night. Would really suck if Grealish was fit for both games but I can't trust D.Smith at the minute.

    1. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Did the same move in time
      Apparently missed the Leeds game at least....who knows!
      Couldn’t risk carrying an injured player when scores are likely to be super high this week

      1. YuvalFPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        agreed, gotta play it safe sometimes. he can always come back. can't risk non players in a BB week.

    2. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Wanted to bring him in. Enough doubt to put me off.

  21. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Thoughts on this WC Team?

    Martinez - Fabri
    Dias - Digne - R.James - Aina - Burn
    Bruno - Sterling - Gundo - Barnes - Lookman
    Kane - Vardy - DCL

    1. wilson007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I like it.. but always risky to go without Mo.

      1. Union_Jacks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Less risky seeing as no one will cap

    2. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      No Salah is a punt, but looks good without him. Maybe have a plan for Sterling to Salah up your sleeve

      1. BENOIT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Him or Bruno are dispensable for 3 or so weeks IMO

  22. wilson007
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 22 days ago

    RMWCT (still got TC/FH).

    Martinez
    Stones Cancelo Digne
    Salah Bruno Son Gundo Barnes
    Kane DCL

    Fabri Targett Struijk Davis

    0.0ITB.

  23. Krafty Werks
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Ok i'm done i think, taking a -8 but it does include the Kane / Son double up which i deem as essential for next 6 fixtures, gives 11 DGW players for 26 and means i will be able to field a decent 10 for BGW29...wildcarding in GW31. GTG?

    Martinez
    Cancelo / Stones / Lowton
    Salah / Gundogan / Bruno / Son
    DCL / Kane(tc) / Maja

    Johnstone / Raphinha / Dallas / Vestergaard.

  24. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Better combo?

    A. Barnes + Dier
    B. Lookman + Pereira

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      A because of Barnes, but don't fancy Dier myself

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Need a player that plays in gw29 is the problem... either Targett or Dier pretty much

  25. BENOIT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Thought on this for -4?

    Mee & Ings ---> Reguilon & Kane.

    1. TheBiffas
        1 month, 22 days ago

        wouldnt take a hit for mee-> reguilon

    2. PukkiBlinder
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Who to bench:
      A: Bamford (Villa)
      B: Maja (cry/TOT)

    3. kevchenko
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I feel bamboozled....

      I don't have BB chip left. I do have a WC and TC.

      Currently this XI have a DGW, bench in brackets.

      Martinez | (Fabianski)

      Robbo | Cancelo | Stones | Rudiger | (Dallas)

      Salah | Bruno | Rashford | Gundogan | Lookman

      Watkins | (Ings) | (Bamford)

      I have 1x FT, and don't know what to do.

      A) DCL for Ings
      B) DCL for Bamford
      C) -4 to get Kane and swap Robbo to someone cheaper.
      D) Leave it.... but that involved Rudiger playing with rubbish fixtures....

      Any help much appreciated.

      1. TheBiffas
          1 month, 22 days ago

          C for me

      2. Bury94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Is Robinson from Fulham nailed? Noticed he didn't play much in the two GW24 matches but not sure if that was injury related

      3. camarozz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        BB?

        Pope(Tot/Lei)
        Ings(Eve)
        Raphina(Avl)
        Bamford(Avl)

        Team to play is

        Martinez

        Digne/Peirera/Shaw/Cancelo/Stones

        Salah/Gundo/Barnes/Bruno

        Dcl

        1. aapoman
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          easy bb

        2. Il Capitano
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Yes

          • Union_Jacks
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Doesn’t exactly look bad!

            1. camarozz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Involves a hit to get Barnes and Dcl in for Grealish and Brewster.

              Would be happy to get BB out of the way. Have WC/TC/FH left so in good shape

          • Krafty Werks
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Yeah

          • Boris Bodega
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            definitely BB is everyone fit come the deadline

          • TheBiffas
              1 month, 22 days ago

              yes

          • Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Who scores more next two GWs:

            A) Sterling (WHU, WOL, MAN, SOU)
            B) Son (BUR, ful, CPA)

            1. Holmes
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              A

            2. Jimmers
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              The likelihood is that Son will start all 3 game whilst Sterling might only start 2 (depends on CL game tomorrow really) so I'd go with the player with more starts