Frisking the Fixtures

Who has the best and worst fixtures over the Double and Blank Gameweeks?

It’s been a while since our last “frisk” of the fixtures.

A succession of back-to-back Gameweeks, last-minute postponements and a drip-feed of rearranged fixture announcements have made the winter a tricky period for Fantasy managers.

Reacting to the very next Gameweek has been a challenge, never mind planning further ahead.

But following last Friday’s beautifully timed press release from the Premier League, we now know when the bulk of the outstanding matches will take place.

Aston Villa v Everton and Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton are the only two remaining games without a new date, with the former a possibility to be added to the pre-March international break calendar.

And it’s this period in particular that we’ll be addressing in this article, given that it includes two Double Gameweeks (potentially three, if Villa v Everton gets added to Gameweek 28) and one Blank Gameweek.

We’ll also have a cursory look at the calendar beyond this point, at the foot of this piece.

NEXT FOUR GAMEWEEKS: THE BREAKDOWN – AS IT STANDS


2 x fixtures in Double Gameweek 26, 1 x fixture in Blank Gameweek 29Spurs, Fulham, Aston Villa (3)
2 x fixtures in Double Gameweek 26, 0 x fixture in Blank Gameweek 29Everton, Leicester, Liverpool, Crystal Palace, West Brom, Sheff Utd, Man Utd, Wolves, Burnley, Chelsea (10)
2 x fixtures in Double Gameweek 26, 2 x fixtures in Double Gameweek 27, 0 x fixture in Blank Gameweek 29Man City (1)
1 x fixture in Double Gameweek 26, 2 x fixtures in Double Gameweek 27, 0 x fixture in Blank Gameweek 29Southampton (1)
1 x fixture in Double Gameweek 26, 1 x fixture in Blank Gameweek 29Arsenal, Leeds, Brighton, Newcastle, West Ham (5)

Spurs, Fulham and Aston Villa are the obvious teams to target for those Fantasy managers wanting a player with two fixtures in Double Gameweek 26 and an unaffected game in Blank Gameweek 29.

Players we don’t already own from Arsenal, Leeds, Brighton, Newcastle and West Ham are low down the priority list this week but will become appealing again in the lead-up to Blank Gameweek 29.

Manchester City have back-to-back doubles starting from this weekend, while those holding onto Southampton assets have already begun a rollercoaster schedule that involves two Double Gameweeks, two single Gameweeks and a blank.

BEST AND WORST FIXTURES OF DOUBLE GAMEWEEK 26

Those who use our Season Ticker will have spotted that the new fixtures were added shortly after Friday’s announcement, with a rejig of the difficulty ratings following suit.

All of which leaves Everton (SOU | wba) at the top of our ticker if we look at Double Gameweek 26 in isolation, which those of us on a Free Hit will be doing.

The leakiest defences in the top flight await the Toffees over the next week, with Southampton and West Bromwich Albion the worst two clubs for goals conceded in 2021.

Even discounting the 9-0 thrashing at Old Trafford, Saints would still languish in the bottom three for that stat.

Those two teams, along with Everton themselves, it has to be said, have just one clean sheet apiece to their names this calendar year.

Tottenham Hotspur‘s (BUR | ful) brace of games perhaps looks better from a defensive perspective than it does attacking-wise.

Fulham and Burnley actually have the division’s joint-second-best defences over the last 15 Gameweeks, even if Nick Pope‘s (£5.6m) recent clean sheet record – four in 13 – is unremarkable.

The two sides may be capable of conceding, but they seldom get turned over.

Leicester City (ARS | bur) also face the shot-shy Clarets and an Arsenal side who have largely struggled for goals against the Champions League-chasing elite.

How Aston Villa fared without Grealish ahead of Double Gameweek 26

Aston Villa‘s (lee | shu) double-header is among the most appealing, not least because the Villans have excelled on the road this season.

An injury to Jack Grealish (£7.7m) looks like it may deprive Fantasy managers of the opportunity to field the Villa talisman against two suspect backlines, with Sheffield United’s defence injury-hit and out of form (one clean sheet all season) and Leeds’ own rearguard capable of self-combusting in any given game.

At the other end of our Season Ticker, Chelsea‘s (MUN | liv) defensive solidity under new boss Thomas Tuchel will be put to the test against two of the ‘big six’, while Pope may be relying heavily on save points in Burnley‘s (tot | LEI) two Double Gameweek 26 matches.

BEST AND WORST FIXTURES OF GAMEWEEKS 26-29

Those clubs with an extra fixture will naturally gravitate towards the top of our Season Ticker anyway but Aston Villa (lee + shu |WOL | new | TOT) and Spurs (BUR + ful | CRY | ars | avl) do have decent runs regardless, with ragged defences in Newcastle and Palace awaiting after Double Gameweek 26.

All of Leicester‘s next four opponents (ARS + bur | bha | SHU) are in the bottom half for goals scored in 2020/21, meanwhile.

Assets from these three clubs may well form the backbone of many Gameweek 26 sides, given that they tick multiple boxes: an appealing double-header in the coming Gameweek, attractive fixtures immediately after, and, in Spurs and Villa’s case, the bonus match in Blank Gameweek 29.

West Brom’s post-Double Gameweek schedule (BHA + EVE | new | CRY) is also positive-looking, for those considering a differential Mbaye Diagne (£6.0m) pick.

The West Ham (mci | LEE | mun | ARS) love affair might be temporarily over in FPL, as they are among the six teams without two fixtures in Double Gameweek 26 and have some iffy upcoming matches in terms of difficulty.

Their next three opponents, including runaway leaders Manchester City, are all in the top five for goals scored in 2020/21.

Tomas Soucek (£5.3m) and co will be back on the menu and dusted down off benches in Gameweek 29, however.

A clash with Palace is the only real favourable fixture for Manchester United (che + cry | mci | WHU) over the coming three Gameweeks, meanwhile.

Trips to two of the division’s most in-form defences sandwich that match against the Eagles and Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m) didn’t score in any of the reverse fixtures of his three games in Gameweeks 26 and 27.

Chelsea‘s (MUN + liv | EVE | lee) next four games are all against teams in the top half for goals scored in 2020/21: should they emerge from that period with a couple of clean sheets or more, then their in-form defenders will be high on the priority list for Gameweeks 30-34.

EUROPEAN SCHEDULES

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Just to further complicate matters, European football has recommenced over the last week.

Moderator Legomane has produced a matrix above which illustrates when the other, non-Premier League fixtures will take place over the coming month.

Manchester City are playing twice a week, every week, until the March international break, while Spurs, Leicester and Manchester United will follow suit if they continue to progress in the Europa League.

Expect a spot of rotation from these teams (among others), with Pep Guardiola indeed saying after Wednesday’s win over Borussia Monchengladbach:

GAMEWEEK 30 ONWARDS

It’s worth a brief look at the schedule beyond Blank Gameweek 29, as some Fantasy managers will be “dead-ending” their squads for that decimated, four-match Gameweek and activating their Wildcard straight after.

Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal sit towards the top of the Season Ticker from this point.

Wolves’ run from Gameweeks 31-35 (ful | SHU | BUR | wba | BHA) stands out, while Arsenal face the bottom five and Crystal Palace in the run-in.

The problems when we get to this time of the season, of course, are motivation and distractions elsewhere.

Wolves will likely be solidly mid-table and in “on the beach” territory, while Arsenal’s primary focus could well be on the Europa League, which probably now represents their best chances of qualifying for next season’s Champions League.

Liverpool‘s final seven fixtures (lee | NEW | mun | SOU | wba | bur |CRY) look pretty good, too. Given that they might still be scrapping for a top-four finish by that point, perhaps the Reds’ assets who have so underwhelmed in 2020/21 will have one final big say in what has been a turbulent FPL season.


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1,223 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Rinseboy
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Think Im going to play 4 at the back on my wildcard as served me well in double gameweeks targeting defence.

    Who would you have my the final 4th starting defender from

    Shaw
    Regullion
    Alonso
    Rudiger
    Targett

    1. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      To go with Cabcello Digne and Pereira

      1. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        and Martinez in goal I should add!

    2. Mesh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Shaw

    3. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Reguilon

      1. ZAMUNDA
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Only because he's playing in 29

        1. Rinseboy
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 29 days ago

          he was my initial pick but then checked his minutes has he been injured a lot?

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            6 months, 29 days ago

            Injured. But he's fit again now. I'm getting him in.

            1. Rinseboy
              • 9 Years
              6 months, 29 days ago

              cheers Camzy I'll go for it too then!

              1. Camzy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                6 months, 29 days ago

                I'm not sure I'd do it in your shoes. 4 super premium defenders makes benching really tough. I'd pick one of Reguilon and Pereira. Pereira if you have FH 29, Reguilon if you don't probably.

                I'd consider someone like Aina as your 4th defender. Has a decent double, horribel fixtures in 27 and 28 (which is good because he can sit on the bench) and then LEE in 29.

    4. MightyGar
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Shaw, if Yelled plays in the Europa League

      1. MightyGar
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Telles

    5. Pépé Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      A or B

  2. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Targett

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Fail

      1. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        ha cheers

    2. The Hunt
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Essential.

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        😆

  3. Henryyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Non Kane cappers, who are you capping?

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Bruno

    2. The Hunt
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Shelvey...because they're mental.

    3. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Tempted by DCL, very tempted..

    4. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Bruno

    5. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Possibly bruno

    6. yakirh
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      DCL/Bruno/Salah
      Not sure...

      1. West End Exile
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        DCL or Salah

    7. redsallstars
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Dcl. Sou and wba worst defences and liable to getting battered. Burnley and Fulham decent they usually don’t get beat by many goals

      1. Stupendous
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        This but it's Everton after all.

        DCL could haul or easily burn you.

        Same for anyone I suppose.

  4. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Play Lowton or Raphinha?

    1. Henryyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Raph all day

  5. Nice to Finally Michu
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Thoughts on this WC side?

    Areola (Fabri)
    Cancelo Pereira Stones (El Mohamady Burn)
    Salah Fernandes Gundogan Raphinha (Reed)
    Vardy Kane DCL

    1. Nice to Finally Michu
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Could also have Digne and KdB instead of Stones and Salah

      1. Nice to Finally Michu
        • 8 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        *cancelo and salah

    2. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Really dislike Areola as a pick but easy to see why you’ve done what you have. Pereira is a great pick.

      1. Nice to Finally Michu
        • 8 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Areola with the DGW and a fixture during the BGW at that price is too irresistible for me

        1. @ocprodigy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 29 days ago

          Wouldn’t necessarily expect sheets though. Hoping for save points but an SGWer could outscore

  6. Ian Davis
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Digne or Leicester defender?

    1. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      I have Digne because I think his attacking potential is worthwhile. As much as people say it, don’t believe Leicester will keep clean sheets

      1. ZAMUNDA
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        I wouldn't have said the same if Justin was still playing, I'd have definitely gone with him. We're looking at attacking threats here and I think Castagne/Pereira can do

    2. The Hunt
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      In the PPG rankings Digne doesn't even make it onto the first page!! What's the fuss over this garçon??

      1. @ocprodigy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Attacking returns but he’s struggled with injuries. Everton will keep clean sheets eventually too.

    3. Pépé Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Digne for the 2 doubles

    4. BST
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Digne

  7. Mesh
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Is there going to be a better DGW than GW26 to play TC?

    1. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Only if you go with a player whose nailed. Given some fixtures (Spurs, Leicester, Liverpool, Everton) I doubt there’ll be clearer ones

    2. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Everton, villa and Spurs have s remaining dgw at some point.

    3. redsallstars
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Best tc to play this week in terms of fixtures left. Dcl for me with spurs out of form. Villa everton spurs remaining doubles not as attractive

  8. AlCapwnUK
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Stones for a -4?
    Lookman for -4?
    Hodl?

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Who goes out?

  9. Legomané
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Pep Roulette Matrix — Double Gameweek 26 Edition

    Every minute recorded for each ManCity player since GW17, in the PremierLeague, CarabaoCup, FAcup and ChampionsLeague.
    https://twitter.com/Legomane_FPL/status/1364694298768404482?s=20

    With back to back double Gameweeks ahead for City, which picks are you placing your faith in to deliver?

    1. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Cancelo is probably about to be rotated. Stones starting very likely after today. Their front line will be a lottery.

    2. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Sterling is rested against Wolves am sure of it!

    3. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Have Stones and Gundogan.
      Very tempted to get KDB.
      What you think about his prospects of playing the next two?

  10. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    If money it's not a problem maybe Vardy over Dcl it's a better pick?

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Could be. But like dcl fixtures better, and maybe Leicester could struggle a bit creating chances without maddo.

    2. BST
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Only Barnes is fine. Dcls fixtures too good to miss potentially. Would be more of a gamble to double Leicester instead and depends if you’re chasing

  11. Big Al Stankovic
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Would you bb this lot?

    Johnstone/Martinez, Bamford, Soucek, Coufal

    Need to spend -4 to get that extra gk, since I already have Areola.

    1. Alex1995
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Nah, not with Soucek and Coufal against City

    2. Dichio24
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      No

    3. Paul Psychic Octopus
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Similar dilemma. Have Martinez, Bamford, Coufal, Alioski.

      Am thinking 10+4+0+2

      You would probably get 2 from Soucek instead of Alioski, so same equation.

      1. Big Al Stankovic
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        So in my case that must take a hit; 4 players - 16 points (-4) = 12 points. Meaning 3 point per player. Probably not worth it.

        Though it could be for you, if alioski and Bamford gets a goal and a cs.

  12. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Who would you rather have?

    A. Kane + Keane/Godfrey

    B. Rich/DCL + Digne

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      B.

      But rather Kane with another defender than one of those.

      1. Paul Psychic Octopus
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        0.1m short of Digne so would have to look at Leicester, Fulham or double Villa

        1. Big Al Stankovic
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 28 days ago

          Have a punt on Pereira at Leicester. Could be a massive differential, at least if he keeps playing as a winger.

    2. You've got red on you.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      A

    3. Alex1995
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      DCL and Digne probably, but not owning Kane could backfire spectacularly

  13. Alex1995
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Mee/Son/Ings > Pereira/Barnes/Kane for -8?

    Would triple captain Kane if so - genuinely think those 8 points get made up this week, fixtures are also good for the coming weeks for all 3

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Not sold on selling son, but it could pay off handsomely.

      1. Alex1995
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        I’d have to lose either Son, Salah or Bruno to create funds for Kane - madly enough I am considering getting rid of Salah instead of Son

  14. You've got red on you.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Pick one.

    a) James (Man Utd, L'pool)
    b) Mee (Spurs, Leicester)
    c) -4 Regulion (someone, someone else)
    d) -4 Targett (Leeds, Sheff Utd)

    1. Alex1995
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Targett if you’ll need him for GW29 too

      1. You've got red on you.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Think I'll be Free hitting

        1. Alex1995
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 29 days ago

          Not convinced Reguilon or Targett are worth a -4, especially if you’re likely to free hit in GW29 and don’t need them for that

          1. You've got red on you.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            6 months, 29 days ago

            They would be replacing either James (not nailed) or Mee (terrible fixtures)

            1. Alex1995
              • 5 Years
              6 months, 29 days ago

              Really not convinced by Reguilon so would probably go Targett - he’s a pretty safe bet

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Reguilon out of those. Worth the hit because of his good week in 27 too.

      1. You've got red on you.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Worried about rotation with him though

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          6 months, 29 days ago

          I'm not as worried. He's a clear upgrade on Davies. The fact they rushed him back for WHU when Mourinho planned to have him for Europa League means he's important. Mou doesn't really do 'rotation'. He wants his guys fit and then plays them especially when under pressure.

          The risk is reinjury, but I would chalk that up to bad luck if it happened. The fact he made the bench today is good news as well.

  15. Sheeno
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Grealish to Barnes for a hit? If Grealish didn't play at all next week, I'd have Dallas coming off for him from the bench.

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Yes. He’s out, isn’t he?

      1. You've got red on you.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Likely.

  16. The Hunt
    • 12 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Listen folks, if you want a Manchester City defender it's got to be Ederson, forget all this double digit nonsense about Martinez. He may be severely challenged in the aesthetics department but he'll be there and he'll keep your GW ticking over nicely.

    1. yakirh
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Ederson will not even touch the ball

      1. Stamford Bridge
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Bringing him in for steer to complete bb. -4 but I’m sure he’ll get at least one cs to make it profitable.

  17. StevenW
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    TC Kane or Bruno?

    1. You've got red on you.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      I'm prob going Kane TC

      1. Soonmixdin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Very tempted by that TC on Kane too

  18. Sabina_S
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Salah to
    Barnes -4 (blank GW29) or
    Lookman -4 (GW29)?
    to bring in Kane.

    1. Alex1995
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Barnes, still got a few weeks to prepare for GW29

  19. Mr. Mystic
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    White to R.Pereira for a hit?

    1. Stamford Bridge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Yes for me

  20. arndff_
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Pope, Ings > 3.9, Kane (-4) is doable.

    Other transfer:
    a) Bamford to DCL (-4)
    b) Watkins > DCL (-4)
    C) None

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      If you've already used BB, Pope + Ings > 3.9 and Kane is the way.

      1. arndff_
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        I did. TC and WC left.

        Those 2 moves could be done. Won’t DCL in make sense too?

      2. arndff_
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Team would look like:

        Martinez
        Dias Stones Mee
        Salah Bruno Son Gundo
        Kane (TC) DCL Bamford/Watkins

        3.9 Raphinha Dallas Coufal

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          6 months, 29 days ago

          I doubt it's worth it long term. Just play Raphinha and Watkins bench Bamford.

          You will want that exact forward line for GW29. If it's already there don't tear it up.

    2. In Bale We Trust
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      I’m doing very similar first two moves. I already own DCL, but if I didn’t have him I would do a.

  21. The Royal Robin
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Bruno, DCL or Son (C)?

    1. You've got red on you.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Think I'd go for Son if I didn't have Kane. I like those fixtures.

    2. hogree
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      DCL for me

    3. redsallstars
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Dcl for me, playing 2 worst defences in league. Spurs out of form and playing 2 teams who ain’t bad defensively

  22. tinear
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Martinez
    Stones Cancelo Digne
    Salah Son Bruno Gundo
    DCL Bamford Ings

    Steer Coufal Lowton Bissouma

    2ft 2.5itb

    Kane or Vardy for Ings?

    1) Son Ings to Kane Barnes
    2) Ings to Vardy
    3) any other suggestions?

    1. Alex1995
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      I’m in the same boat, currently thinking 1 because I’m scared of not owning Kane, would probably TC him too

      1. tinear
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        Had Son since GW 1, kept for the value. But not really perform these days. But Kane can either haul or fail. I would TC Kane if I can make my mind up whether or not to take him onboard.

        1. Alex1995
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 29 days ago

          I’m scared of a Kane TC haul really hurting me, what’re your thoughts on Salah? I’m genuinely thinking of getting rid of him (rather than Son) to free up Kane funds

          1. tinear
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 29 days ago

            Got him, and he is the only player in Liverpool I can trust now. But I would rather lose Son than Salah. Spurs performance doesn’t scream must have for now to keep both of them Son and Kane.

            1. Alex1995
              • 5 Years
              6 months, 29 days ago

              I think I’ll bottle it and take a hit for Kane tbh - selling Son for Kane could backfire but nowhere near as badly as holding Son and Kane hauling, so many will captain/TC him this week, plus fixtures look good for next few and he plays GW29

    2. Cali
      6 months, 28 days ago

      I’m in the same boat. The advantage of 1) is LEI coverage on top of owning Kane. The other option is Bissouma to Barnes and going without Kane.

      I’ll either do Ings/Raphina to Kane/4.3 or Ings/Son to Kane/Barnes. Still undecided.

      1. tinear
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 28 days ago

        Fear of not having Kane swings it for me

  23. Pépé Pig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Dunk to Pereira worth a hit?

    Yay or Nay

    1. Stamford Bridge
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Yep, improves your squad moving forwards too

  24. hogree
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    WC with a few diffs - how's she looking?

    Martinez (Forster)
    Cancelo - Targett - Reguilon (White - Struijk)
    KDB - Gundo - Son - Bruno (Lookman)
    Watkins - DCL - Kane

  25. jai1212
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Emi
    Stones Shaw Konsa (Burn Struijk)
    Mane Son Bruno Gundogan Raphinha
    Ings Bamford Kane

    0.6 itb

    I have some options
    A. Ings/Bamford to DCL/Watkins
    B. Bamford/Ings/Raphinha to Vardy/Watkins/4.5m
    C. Mane/Ings/Bamford to Vardy/DCL/Barnes

    1. BST
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Bb 26 and/or fh for 29 planned?

      1. jai1212
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        probably TC this GW. and no FH, but with 3-4 transfers I have made plans for starting at least 10 in GW 29

    2. Alex1995
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Mane/Ings to DCL/KDB?

      1. jai1212
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        No Leicester is something I'm not too sure off

  26. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    This is probably the best article I have seen on here in donkeys!

    Cheers.

  27. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    What were the take aways from City today?

    (Awaits......Chinese, curry...)

  28. Lionac
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Mee -> Dier worth a hit?

    1. BST
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Probably if you’re going to start dier through gw29, yes. Just for 26, not for me

  29. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Play:
    A) Burn > Digne [-4]
    B) Raphinha

    Is Burn likely to retain spot? EVE DGW28 likely, or have to wait for Europa League Draw?

  30. Alex1995
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 29 days ago

    Which one goes in order to free up funds for Kane?

    A) Son
    B) Salah

    1. tinear
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      I would rather ship Son than Salah

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 29 days ago

      Selling as part of a FT/hit, or WC?

      If the former, I'm not sure I'd waste transfers on switching Son to Kane. If the latter, then Son more droppable.

      If on WC whilst I think Salah may do okay the next few, setting yourself up with both Kane/Son for BGW29 may bet better.

      Having said they I WC'd last week, with Salah + Kane (but I was looking at the WHU fixture too).

      1. Alex1995
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 29 days ago

        I’m taking a hit this week and planning to TC, this team would need to take me through to GW29 after which I’d probably play my final WC