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Do we still need double City defence and is it time to sell Fernandes?

Currently sat at 694th in the world, Let’s Talk FPL’s Andy talks through some ideas for his own team and addresses some trending topics from within the Fantasy community.


Do we need double Man City defence still?

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This question is probably a lot easier to ask when you don’t own Rúben Dias (£6.1m), but as a John Stones (£5.2m) and João Cancelo (£6.2m) owner, I’m considering jumping off.

When I leapt on triple Manchester City back in Gameweek 18, I saw it as almost essential. Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m) wasn’t starting very regularly and they had lots of Double Gameweeks on the horizon (as well as a game in Blank Gameweek 18). Fast forward a bit and Gameweek 27 is their last double and Laporte has started eight of the last 12 games in all competitions. Even going into Double Gameweek 27, I’m not confident of two starts and at that point a defender from another team can potentially do just as good a job and be nailed.

Antonio Rüdiger (£4.6m) seems like a potential ideal replacement. He’s cheaper and since Gameweek 19 hasn’t missed a single minute for Chelsea. In terms of goal threat, there isn’t much to split them when looking at all Gameweeks since Rudiger won his spot back.

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In that same time period, Chelsea have conceded 5.62 expected goals compared to Man City’s 6.70; both are elite defences.

There’s no real need to remove your defenders before Gameweek 27 but it’s something I’m thinking about in the long term, with a potential move for double Manchester City attack instead. Rüdiger seems like an ideal replacement, given the general points ceiling of the likes of Stones.

Free Hit could be better in Gameweek 33 than Gameweek 29

Originally I was looking at using Free Hit in Gameweek 29 but I think I’m pretty well set up for this already. Below shows the eight players that are playing in Gameweek 29.

As always, it’s quality instead of quantity and I think I have most boxes ticked (ignore the pun). With three transfers between now and Gameweek 29, I can cope with it quite easily.

With Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur blanking in Gameweek 33, I’m currently going to be left with five players without a game that take a big chunk of the budget. I could bench three but it would leave me with a lot of money outside of my starting XI.

As it stands, I wouldn’t be looking to sell these players as the fixtures either side of the blank from Gameweeks 31 to 35 are good for both teams:

Manchester City – Leeds (h), Aston Villa (a), Crystal Palace (a), Chelsea (h)

Spurs – Manchester United (h), Everton (a), Sheffield United (h), Leeds (a)

The Gameweek 33 fixtures have the potential for me to do something a little different with players from teams I might not have enough transfers to get to.

While I may or may not own Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m) by this point, I’d definitely want him in for Leeds along with another Manchester United attacker. I currently don’t own any Aston Villa midfielder or forward, and while their run-in isn’t great, they do have West Brom in this Gameweek. Liverpool against Newcastle also means a double or triple-up could be profitable.

Could we drop Bruno Fernandes?

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It seems stupid to even be considering dropping the highest-scoring FPL player and I’m sure most people will just skip this part, but it’s something I’m considering.

The way Manchester United set up against the traditional top six is to nullify the opposition while neglecting their own attack. I wouldn’t be surprised to see another blank against Manchester City, just as there was against Chelsea.

That then leaves West Ham followed by a blank in Gameweek 29. There’s potential to do something more interesting with the Fernandes money.

After that, he could be brought back in on a Wildcard or via free transfers. I look at Manchester United’s remaining fixtures and wonder where I’m going to captain him. In every week, there’s arguably another option that could be considered instead. Below are Bruno’s best fixtures with an alternative in brackets.

  • Gameweek 30 v Brighton (Kane v Newcastle)
  • Gameweek 32 v Burnley (Salah v Leeds)
  • Gameweek 33 v Leeds (Salah v Newcastle, although for me Fernandes would be Free Hit in most likely)
  • Gameweek 35 v Aston Villa (Kane v Leeds)
  • Gameweek 37 v Fulham (Kane v Villa)

Not captaining a heavy hitter doesn’t mean you have to sell them but if you’re trying to fit in a certain number of premium players, especially due to captaincy, then something may have to give.

Let me caveat all of the above by saying there’s good reason to keep Bruno Fernandes. Looking at xG per 90 minutes in the Premium Members Area, he is sat top of all midfielders who are playing regularly. That’s equal with Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) and just above Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m).

It would be a brave call to remove him but if you thought that De Bruyne could start realising his underlying statistics, and that Salah could get back to the form that saw him hit almost essential status earlier in the season, then perhaps backing them over Fernandes for captaincy could be a calculated risk-type move of beating the template.

Mohamed Salah is potentially worth keeping

It seems as though people are starting to get a bit frustrated with Salah. I’ve seen lots of comments talking about selling him, and definitely if there was a choice between him and Fernandes, then I know which one people would look to keep.

However, when you look a bit closer at the recent numbers, they’re quite promising. Yes, he’s blanked nine times in the last 12 games. But for those people that like to put emphasis on “form”, he’s also scored four goals in the last six. I am, admittedly, expecting a blank against Chelsea in the second game of the double.

His underlying statistics are promising too. Looking at players’ last six matches, he ranks second for expected goal involvement behind the hero that is Michail Antonio (£6.5m), and by the way, Raphinha (£5.4m)!

We need to see how Liverpool continue to perform without Jordan Henderson (£5.4m), but it’s promising that their full-backs are looking good on the eye again. In fact, Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.4m) has the highest expected goal involvement (2.03) over the last six matches and is getting forward a good bit with eight shots over that same time period.

Thinking ahead, Liverpool have a great run-in and it might be worth saving a transfer and keeping Salah for the longer term.

Selling any big hitter always feels risky and I wouldn’t want to put anyone off doing it, but with Fulham and Wolves to come, there might be better ways to spend your transfers while giving Salah time to pull through on his underlying numbers.

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545 Comments Post a Comment
  1. fcsaltyballs
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    KKKKKAAAAAANNNNNEEEE... for his hatrick!!!!

    1. fcsaltyballs
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Sorry just practicing for later this evening

      1. Kudo Warrior
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        ROFL. If only!

      2. ILOVEBAPS
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Can’t see him scoring at all tbh. Fulham has decent defense of late.

    2. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Setting yourself up for disappointment! I'll take any return even without bonus

      1. fcsaltyballs
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Me too

    3. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      juicy 3pts!!!

      1. sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        how 3?

        1. Debauchy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          59 min yc and assist

          1. Debauchy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            But cmon lets have 4 at least

        2. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          90mins, YC x3

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

            Would that be a black card?

  2. TeddiPonza
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Currently have those playing in gw 29:

    Martinez
    Coufal
    Raphinha
    Kane Antonio

    Could bring in Son, Burn and Bamford using my transfers and field 8 (maybe extra hit to field 9)

    Would you use FH in 29 or in 33? (Have 3 city as it stands)

    Thanks.

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      I'm not trying to be an ass here but it's up to you to decide whether free hitting will net you the points to make it a success, in terms of when to play it again think to yourself if I play it this week I can get X amount of points extra, if I play it this week I get X amount extra

      Weigh it up like that depending on your team, likely transfers made etc

  3. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Pick one defender you would want in from GW27 with 29 in mind

    A) Konsa
    B) Dawson
    C) J.Lewis
    D) Dunk

    1. CABAYE4
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Konsa

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      D

    3. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Dunk

  4. McPollolocco
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Which defender for the next gameweeks, (also for GW29)

      a) Reguilon
      b) Tierney
      c) someone idea?

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        A

      2. Quan MisTaka
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I like A

      3. ZAMUNDA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        A

    • Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Just remembered I bought Bruno at 10.5M. Bringing him in after gw30 would be a headache.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        will have to pay only 0.4-0.5 extra

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          you can also avoid him

        2. El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 8 days ago

          "only"?

          1. Holmes
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            yeah

      2. Chandler Bing
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Who are you removing him for?

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Thinking of KDB. Maybe

      3. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Name a time in the last 10 gameweeks or more that you felt you needed 3 premiums!

        Beside Bruno the best are Mo and Kane and they are just ticking over right now - debatable value. They have two double digits between them since Christmas - until today I suppose 🙂

        Right now team value is a complete irrelevance and has been for ages

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          This is true.

    • Quan MisTaka
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Either of these look good? Planning for 29

      A) Barnes + DCL to Son + Antonio (-4)
      B) Barnes + Pereira to Son + 5.2 def (-4) (Have Dias)
      C) BArnes to Lingard
      D) Save FT, play DCL and reasses next gw

      1. ILOVEBAPS
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        D

      2. The White Pele
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        B

    • arkom
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Martinez
      Dias / Cancelo / Reguilon
      Son / Bruno / Rapinha / Gundogan
      DCL / Kane / Watkins

      (Dallas / Digne / Barnes)

      1 FT
      0,8£ ITB

      A) Save
      B) Barnes --> Lingard
      C) Other?

    • Nunoooooooooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Need a 4.5m or less defender who plays GW29.

      Don’t fancy the Fulham boys so currently on Dawson or Ayling. Who would you choose or am I missing anyone better??

      1. Chandler Bing
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I'd look at Burn tbh

        1. Nunoooooooooo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Thx mate. I already have Sanchez so trying to avoid the Brighton double up.

      2. Lemongrab
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        White at Brighton?

        1. Nunoooooooooo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Cheers mate. Got Sanchez so trying to avoid the double up!

      3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        i am thinking of getting Lewis. Has the best next three amongst all defenders who play 29.

        1. Nunoooooooooo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Have considered Newcastle tbf. Good fixtures and likely to park the bus with no attack now...cheers!

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            It's amazing how teams like Newcastle start performing defensively once they are relegation threatened.

            1. Nunoooooooooo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Very true! I think we will start to see a few more upsets from the relegation teams now going forward too as they battle it out!

      4. jb1985
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I am looking at Dawson too, threat at set pieces and better possibility at a clean sheet.

        1. Nunoooooooooo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Yeah, despite Leeds attacking threat I think I’m favouring Dawson over Ayling right now too...cheers mate!

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

        A fair few in my league got rid of him for a hit.

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 8 days ago

          -12 for me lmao. Had to get Kane and setup a BB

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

            Oh well I’m sure the bench boost was worth it.

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Reguilon doing the work of four men.

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Dropped him this week. Phew

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Nice

      3. DannyDrinkVodka
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Sold on Monday for KDB(c) exact change

      4. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Will you sell him after today?

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Probably not as I need rid of Barnes

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Ah yes, the usual Soucek/Raph etc. replacement.

      5. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        At the same time he was close to having a penalty Vs Chelsea

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Goal - DCL
      Assist - DIGNE

      Everton 1-0 West Brom (2 mins)

      I wish to see this today ^

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

        I support this message.

        1. jb1985
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I like this prediction

      2. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Would be sweet!

      3. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Yes please!!! Then the reverse - Digne goal
        - DCL assist

      4. FPL Pillars
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        That’s expectation. In reality:

        King starts and DCL on bench

        🙁

      5. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Would be a lovely sight.

      6. Liberate HK - antichinazi
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Goal - AMN
        Assist - Johnstone (1 min)

      7. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I'd cream my pants if that happened.

    • wulfrunian
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      I am also thinking to sell Bruno.Is it worth to sell him for a differential or only for a big name?I don't have Son so for me the move is more easier now.Except gw27,is Son a better pick than Bruno?In gw28 Bruno has Wham at home and Son Arsenal away.Tough games imo for both of them against two improved defences.In gw30 Bruno has Brighton at home and New away.Easier games for both of them.As we've seen in the past though it's difficult for Tot to score against tight defences especially away from home.Finally in gw31 is Tot-ManUtd where 0-0 is the famous result.

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Salah points prediction?

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        3

      2. One of Those Days
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 8 days ago

        15

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Optimistic that 😛

      3. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        2

      4. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        2,3 or 8 imo!!

      5. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        1

      6. ZAMUNDA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        7

      7. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        2

        To leave me on 99. I was on 68 with 12 to play 🙂

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Or 13 if you add captain

      8. ILOVEBAPS
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        2

      9. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Max is 7

      10. Mr Ozil
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        7 or 8 max

      11. LSK
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        7

    • Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Who gets more points:

      A) Burn vs Leicester, Southampton, Newcastle
      B) Lewis vs West Brom, Villa, Brighton

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Burn

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Going by your post below, I am tempted to pick Lewis!

      2. ZAMUNDA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Lewis

    • Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Just realised I haven't had a single return (that's benefitted my team) since Dias goal about 20 mins into the gameweek. Unless triple captain 2 Bruno clean sheets counts as a return...

      Martinez CS against Leeds meant my triple Leeds all blanked
      Kane goal damaging as I didn't captain

    • Lord_Trumpington
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Would stand to loose 1.1 value in Bruno if I transferred him out - a big call

      1. The White Pele
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        isn't just .5 m ? (which is still a lot).

        1. Lord_Trumpington
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I was thinking more about buy back but yes I suppose it is 0.5.

      2. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        *lose
        You would not lose that amount. That’s not how it works.

        1. Lord_Trumpington
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          a moose is loose in the hoose

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

            I’ll take what I can get.

    • TeddiPonza
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Which one to play this week?

      A. Martinez (WOL)
      B. Forster (shu mci)

      Thanks.

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I am going Forster.

      2. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Fraser

    • drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Another 10 pointer from johnstone and a kane haul very much needed to end this bad run of red arrows

    • andres
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      best cheap brighton defender?

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Burn your money.

      2. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        All rubbish but White if you have to. Nailed.

      3. Tomsk
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Probably Burn with March out for season.

        • ZAMUNDA
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Burn/White

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

            A bit harsh.

            1. ZAMUNDA
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              It is what it is

        • tomasjj
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I will spend a bit extra to get Dunk.

      4. DBossman_2000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Which one?

        A) Cancelo + Watkins (Bench Bruno)
        B) Reguilon + KDB (-4) (Sell Bruno)

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          B.

      5. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Can’t help chuckling every time I see Andy’s pro pundit picture. The emblem on his shirt looks like he has dropped some ketchup from a bacon sarnie down him.

      6. ElliotJHP
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Who to bring in for next three?

        A) uba
        B) ale

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          B for me. Neither can be 100% trusted though.

      7. Ruud000
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Any West Ham fans, or otherwise, know if Johnson likely to keep getting picked?

      8. Captain_Shirokov
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Literally no clue who to replace Barnes with ...

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 8 days ago

          JLingz

          1. Captain_Shirokov
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Really? *Gets sick*

        2. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          All options depend on whether you have a FH or not.

          1. Captain_Shirokov
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Do not

            1. Forever In Our Shadow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Then it has to be someone like Raphinha. Lingard. Bowen. Saka. Soucek. Grealish (if fit and funds allow).

        3. ZAMUNDA
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          What's you midfield?

          1. ZAMUNDA
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Get GW29 coverage in case you don't have FH

          2. Captain_Shirokov
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Bruno, Son, Barnes, Gundogan, raphinha

            1. tomasjj
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Lingard, Saka, Auba, Jota

              1. Captain_Shirokov
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                Would love to see Jota start later

                1. tomasjj
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 8 days ago

                  Bit early I think, but might get 20 min, dependent on how the game rolls.

            2. ZAMUNDA
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              You've got Saka or Grealish (when fit)

        4. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Saka

      9. quayle99
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        For GW29

        Tierney or Reguillon

        Auba or Bale (will probably be for one week then back to Fernandes)

        Lingard or Saka

        1. DannyDrinkVodka
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 8 days ago

          How do we know that Reguillon is nailed? That's my only concern

        2. Cruyff's Eleven
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Same goes for Bale and Auba.....

      10. tomasjj
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Differential percentage, how many players would you have in your first 11?

        4 or 5?

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          How do you define a differential? 70% or below around the rank that you are at?

        2. tomasjj
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I don't know - point was more how many slots in your team you would assign to such players.

      11. DannyDrinkVodka
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Accumulating players for GW29 and bench boosting in GW27....

        A) Mee>Dunk (-4)
        B) Mee>Lewis, Shaw>Reguillon (-8)

        1. Cruyff's Eleven
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Technically only - 2 / - 4 if you have no other players...

        2. Big Hands Barry
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I would be wary about taking hits for defenders just for one week. If Mee was getting garunteed 4 points in 29 would you sell him? Defenders can easy get a 0 pointer, even Pereira this week was tipped for greatness and he got 1 point in each good fixture

      12. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        With many options and possible dgw28, it feels like many are missing out on Brighton players who arguably have the easiest game.

        Will you have any, if so, whom?

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          None for me.

        2. Cruyff's Eleven
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Dunk, maybe at a stretch Trossard

        3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I think leading up to 29, Newcastle has the easiest games.

        4. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Would love to have Lamptey again

      13. Captain_Shirokov
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I think I'd rather 30ish minutes from Jota in GW27 than 90 for Saka/Lingard.

      14. quayle99
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Why is everyone talking Dunk? Chance of a clean sheet in 29 but dreadful fixtures after

        1. Cruyff's Eleven
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          WC in 30

        2. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Ever heard of a wc?

      15. Gharvey
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I’m a “glass half empty” kind of guy. No goals and a missed penalty for my triple captain Kane tonight.

        1. sunzip14
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          That's 'glass full empty' kind of a thought though!