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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?

Cancelo finally delivers big haul as Gündogan shines in KDB's absence 17

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?

What did FPL managers learn from FA Cup fourth round matches

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. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Kane tc and areola tonight hoping for Kane to score 4 and then miss 2 penalties

    To much to ask?

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Naa

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      If you wanted to bet on that you would be a rich man if it came off.

    3. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      One off the post and one off the crossbar

  2. abaalan
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    For a Barnes replacement... is Saka relatively nailed? Or who else would you go?

    1. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Raphinha or Lingard

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Raph

    3. Mufc202020
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Jota if he starts on bench tonight

    4. Dammit_182
        2 months, 10 days ago

        I like the saka pick. Already made the swop to Jessie though.

    5. 03farmboy
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Antonio or Lingard??

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Both look good. Depends if you need a mid or forward

      2. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Lingard cannot play against Utd on GW28

    6. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      I am desperate to bench boost next week. My bench is Forster DCL Shaw Mee and I have 7 players and no FH for GW31. 0 ITB and 0 FT as I've already sold Bruno for KDB(c).

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

      Leaning to go with A as Shaw is in the form of his life and could return v City......

      1. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        I agree, Shaw a keeper atm. and -8 is a lot and Lewis is a very long shot I'd say. Southampton shocking atm too, so Dunk a decent shout. GL!

        1. DannyDrinkVodka
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Cheers, Brighton are playing Leicester at home this week, but it doesn't feel like a terrible fixture.

    7. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Hi all. Would you do either of these? Still got WC and BB. 1FT 3.0itb.

      A. McCarthy >> Martinez
      B. Bruno >> Bale / Salah (get back on WC)
      C. DCL >> Antonio
      D. Save FT.

      Pope
      Dias, Cancelo, Digne
      Son, Bruno, Gündo, Raphina
      Kane, DCL, Bamford
      (McCarthy, Coufal, Soucek, Dallas)

    8. Von Lipwig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      10 points from boosted bench all out (Pope/Lowton/Raph/Dallas)
      Stupid chip I'm glad I'm rid!

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Non of the chips are that good. Only the WC

        1. Von Lipwig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          True. Next year I'll bench boost week 2 like I did last year

      2. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        9 from my bench boost and I took a -8 🙂
        Glad it's gone

      3. Lord_Trumpington
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        11 from my bench with Pickfords 2 pts to come from tonight (Pickford Bamford Raph Struijk)

      4. DannyDrinkVodka
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Desperate to get rid of it and would take 10 points + potential of GW29 starters, would you mind taking a look at my post above? Cheers

    9. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Can’t wait to remove rashford from my team

      1. puhd
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        right?

    10. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Morning all!! Have just the exact money to do Bruno and Grealish to Son and Bale(injuries permitting) -4 too much ???

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        No

      2. puhd
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Just do one of those moves. Son better than Bale imo.

        1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Could get Son in by doing Digne to a Brighton defender or 29 and keep Bruno, would you say that’s a better idea mate?

    11. puhd
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Barnes to Son
      DCL to Welbeck

      for -4.

      Good moves?

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Welbeck? No

        1. puhd
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          He plays GW29, and he's cheap

          1. Lemongrab
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            He's also absolutely bobbins

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

              This.

    12. Tomas_brolin
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Morning all, you advice please?

      Thinking of stones and DCL to Dias (C) and Antonio -4

      Thinking Dias will start both whereas stones and Cancelo probably just the one?

      1. Lemongrab
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        There's a chance Everton have a double in GW 28 so selling DCL could come back to bite you

    13. HD7
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Hmm reading into this article...
      GW33 sure looks tricky.

      Any bright ideas how to cope without FH in 33?
      I have WC which is supposed to be used around GW31

      1. Sean
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        You'll likely have 3 city players and Kane on WC, playing with 10 for one GW not the end of the world really is it and if so then just sell one

    14. Lord_Trumpington
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      DCL > Antonio is a jolly good free transfer to do... yes/no?

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        depends when DCL has another dgw

        1. Lord_Trumpington
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Yes thats the unknown, but I think tony offers betters pts potential this gw than dom

      2. sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        If no dgw for DCL then probably yes.

      3. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        I did DCL --> Watkins in rage - and now I'm really regretting not getting Antonio instead

        1. Lord_Trumpington
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          I don't rate Watkins as a fpl option (which pains me to say as a villa fan)

      4. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Nah not for me. Surely there are more useful moves to make for the long term.

        1. Lord_Trumpington
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          I'm getting the itch on pressing the eject button on Lowton, but that aside the rest of my side is settle so would likely carry over the ft

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Yeah then carry the FT. I want as much time as possible in case this DGW in 28 materializes. If it does my team is really well placed.

            I have Digne, DCL, Martinez, Watkins already. I would then likely do like Barnes > Traore.

      5. DannyDrinkVodka
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 10 days ago

        I would probably hold DCL in hope of more info on the rescheduled WBA match

    15. Bucket Man
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      2FT. 0.9ITB Barnes to Saka? Gives me 8 for BGW. Play FH 33

      Right order?

      Martinez
      Cancelo, Dias, Dallas
      Salah, Bruno, Gundogan, Saka
      Kane, Bamford, Watkins
      Areola, Raphinha, Konsa, Shaw

    16. JP\'s
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Who is a better replacement for Barnes?

        A) Saka
        B) Lingard

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

          Both solid. Go with your gut.

        2. Lemongrab
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Think they're both good options. Saka a slight rotation risk now but he will play this weekend. I'd probably lean towards Lingard for security of starts and a plum fixture this weekend.

        3. Bucket Man
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Ok edging Saka. Better fixtures and Lingard can’t play next GW

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

            Good point on non-playing GW.

            1. JP\'s
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Thanks very much

          2. DannyDrinkVodka
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Lingard is more nailed on for GW29......

          3. Tonyawesome69 FH36
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Probably Lingard based on recent form. Make sure you have cover for 28 when he can't play against Utd

          4. Traction Engine Foot
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            I prefer Saka but he might get rested in week 29 as it's 3 days after the Olympiakos game.

        4. Lemongrab
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Captain thoughts for this weekend? Gundogan is going to play vs Man Utd and have a rest vs Southampton isn't he :/

          1. Tonyawesome69 FH36
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            He had less than 10 mins in the last game against Wolves. He is nailed for the two games imo

            1. Lemongrab
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              I like that confidence!

              1. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Here is a nice overview of City players mins this season

                https://twitter.com/Legomane_FPL/status/1366869736601112577?s=19

          2. FPL Forward Thinker
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Ask, how many minutes will he get? Does minutes even matter to Gundog (i.e. 14 in 51mins, 4 in 8 mins)
            How many points do you predict he’ll get. What’s he capable of.
            I think he could get 8-12 points over two games.
            I think Salah or Son could get that in one match.

        5. Nemanja Vidic
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Martinez or Forster?
          Raphinha or DCL?

          1. Bucket Man
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Martinez
            Rapha

          2. Tonyawesome69 FH36
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Martinez and Raphinha

        6. Dammit_182
            2 months, 10 days ago

            Any thoughts on which city attackers are most likely to start in both matches? I’ve got Gündogan, cancello and Dias and thinking of following Andy and switching to double attack. Want KDB but might cry if he misses Southampton.....thoughts welcome.

            1. Lemongrab
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 10 days ago

              I would think KDB is your safest bet. He's going to miss the odd game but no-one else in the city team does what he does.

              1. Dammit_182
                  2 months, 10 days ago

                  Cheers. With pep it’s so easy to overthink it. KDB is the best captain too.

              2. Hotdogs for Tea
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 10 days ago

                I switched to Stones KDB & Gundogan for the double ...

              3. Pukki Blinders
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 10 days ago

                Double attack is worse for rotation. I wouldn’t do it given how good City’s defence is

                1. Dammit_182
                    2 months, 10 days ago

                    Pukki blinders...you’ll like it even worse when it’s Dias to regulon and Bruno to KDB. I like spurs fixture and need more 29 players. The safe bet is just to stick with double defence though....

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

                  I think Ederson, Dias, KDB is the safest.
                  Alternatively, you could throw in Stones and Gundo, who will get the odd rest.

                  1. Dammit_182
                      2 months, 10 days ago

                      I think your right. Maybe switch it for Cancello out instead of Dias and KDB in. Secure defender/attacker and gundo more likely to rotate. Cheers.

                  2. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 10 days ago

                    Just stick with what you have.

                  3. Liberate HK - antichinazi
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 10 days ago

                    Bernardo Silva

                    1. Dammit_182
                        2 months, 10 days ago

                        For nailed on-ness you might have a point. Think I’m sold on KDB after seeing the replies. Cheers.

                  4. DannyDrinkVodka
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 10 days ago

                    Is just owning KDB enough this week or is he a better captain pick than Gundogan if you have both?

                    1. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 10 days ago

                      With Gundo having limited mins in the last game, I think he plays both games in the double and KDB has the risk of a rest in one of those games

                    2. gogs67
                        2 months, 10 days ago

                        I'm gonna captain KDB, it's either him or Gundo and I just tried not to overthink it and picked one

                        1. DannyDrinkVodka
                          • 1 Year
                          2 months, 10 days ago

                          I thought I was going to gain on the Gundo cappers with Sterling in DGW24 and that turned out very badly. Do I dare now try with KDB?

                          1. gogs67
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              I tc'd KDB this week, worked out ok

                            • gogs67
                                2 months, 10 days ago

                                It is all down to luck. KDB was a fingertip off a goal the other night, woulda been huge for me, didn't happen though.
                                I stay clear of Sterling for exactly the reason you said above lol

                        2. PP6
                          • 2 Years
                          2 months, 10 days ago

                          Pls help me out
                          FH29 .9 ITB 1FT

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

                          1. Christina.
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            sell barnes

                          2. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                            • 2 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            Probably look to transfer Barnes out.

                        3. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                          • 2 Years
                          2 months, 10 days ago

                          I'm looking for a soundboard on these transfer thoughts.

                          GW27 - Bruno to Son
                          GW28 - Roll FT
                          GW29 - Digne and DCL to Dallas and Antonio

                          This leaves me with 9 players for 29. Only issue Barnes can only be sold for a hit. Is there any player worth a -4 from 27-29 or just leave him on the bench?

                          WC31 FH33

                          1FT 1.1itb
                          Martinez
                          Cancelo Stones Cresswell
                          Salah Bruno Gundo Raphinha
                          Kane DCL Bamford
                          (Pope Digne Holding Barnes)

                        4. Pukki Blinders
                          • 1 Year
                          2 months, 10 days ago

                          Would like to congratulate DCL and Salah owners for their long overdue hauls that will be happening tonight.

                          1. Gazwaz80
                            • 1 Year
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            I reckon DCL will get rested tonight and King will get his first game, and I’m a DCL owner 🙁

                            1. Pukki Blinders
                              • 1 Year
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              Absolutely not what I want to hear as a DCL TCer

                            2. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                              • 2 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              I can't see that at all. DCL has already had his rest when he was out injured.

                            3. Dammit_182
                                2 months, 10 days ago

                                Yea, I’m kicking myself for swopping out Antonio for him and not bringing a defender in instead. I now want Antonio back In 29 and Everton defender if they get their 28 double.

                            4. Gudjohnsen
                              • 4 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              Nah, 6 points for DCL and 3 points for Salah.

                                1. Gazwaz80
                                  • 1 Year
                                  2 months, 10 days ago

                                  Not their official website though...

                                2. Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  2 months, 10 days ago

                                  That’s a crock of bs. Refuse to believe it

                                  1. Gazwaz80
                                    • 1 Year
                                    2 months, 10 days ago

                                    I hope you’re right...

                                3. theplayer
                                  • 7 Years
                                  2 months, 10 days ago

                                  Lol at Everton's website

                          2. The White Pele
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            Bruno & DDG to Salah & Forster (-4) .YAY or NAY?

                            (Rumors DDG out for a month).

                            1. Pukki Blinders
                              • 1 Year
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              Don’t move on a rumour. Also don’t trust that Forster is nailed as a first choice keeper. Make sure you have a 4.5 playing keeper aswell

                              1. The White Pele
                                • 3 Years
                                2 months, 10 days ago

                                coming from M.E.N ( personal reasons not injury) & other gk for me is Fabianski.

                                1. Pukki Blinders
                                  • 1 Year
                                  2 months, 10 days ago

                                  No need to have DDG then, too much funds wasted on the bench. Not worth a hit though

                            2. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                              • 2 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              No

                              1. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                                • 2 Years
                                2 months, 10 days ago

                                When you have Fabianski, DDG is not worth the downgrade especially for a hit unless you need funds. I wouldn't think Salah is a must for the next few games. If Liverpool continue with TAA playing a similar role to Cancelo and pushing Salah out wide and hugging the touch line, it certainly will put people off keeping Salah

                                1. The White Pele
                                  • 3 Years
                                  2 months, 10 days ago

                                  yeah, also not very keen on losing Bruno. cheers for the reply.

                          3. akhilrajau
                            • 2 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            Which one is good . I have kane and Watkins and planning to include Son instead of bruno.

                            A. El Ghazi
                            B. Lucas

                            1. Pukki Blinders
                              • 1 Year
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              Neither

                              1. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                                • 2 Years
                                2 months, 10 days ago

                                this

                              2. akhilrajau
                                • 2 Years
                                2 months, 10 days ago

                                Who you suggest

                          4. Gudjohnsen
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            Captain

                            A. Gundogan
                            B. Cancelo
                            C. Stones
                            D. Kane
                            E. Son
                            F. Salah

                            1. Traction Engine Foot
                              • 3 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              A

                            2. The White Pele
                              • 3 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              D

                            3. FPL Forward Thinker
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              E

                            4. Toughie
                              • 5 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              I'd ignore those man city players as they likely to be sgw players, then make a decision over the 3

                            5. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                              • 2 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              I'm currently on Gundo due to double or Kane as I think he is the best SGW cap pick for 28

                          5. gooberman
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            What an absolutely awful double gameweek so far. Cancelo and Mee 2pts from 2 games, Pope 4, Gundog and Fernandez 6, DCL 2 from first game. Kane TC, Son, Lookman and DCL really need to go some tonight to save the week. Can't see it happening though.

                          6. Traction Engine Foot
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            Is Barnes and Richarlison to Son and Maja worth -4? Maja would be benched this week but I'd probably bench Richarlison anyway against Chelsea.

                            1. FPL Forward Thinker
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 2 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              Could be. It seems a longer term -4

                          7. PP6
                            • 2 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            Sound good?

                            27- Bamford and Barnes -> Son and Davis
                            28-Elmo -> Rudiger
                            29-FH

                            1. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                              • 2 Years
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              These moves in isolation seem ok.

                              1. Gazwaz80
                                • 1 Year
                                2 months, 10 days ago

                                Personally, I don’t see the attraction of using F/H in G/W 29.
                                If you have 7 or 8 of the players with decent fixtures, ie, Spurs and Leeds and maybe a couple of others then that should be plenty as the rest of the games are rather unappealing and most Managers have 4 or 5 of these already....

                                1. Tonyawesome69 FH36
                                  • 2 Years
                                  2 months, 10 days ago

                                  Depends on your team.

                            2. Tinfoil Deathstar
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              2 months, 10 days ago

                              This week's benching dilemma is which two to start from: Bruno (mci), DCL (che), Maja (liv) or White (LEI)?

                              1. Tinfoil Deathstar
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                2 months, 10 days ago

                                Oops - ignore that. Your moves look good if free hitting in 29.

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                            • Has Moderation Rights
                            • 10 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

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                          9. dbeck
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            2 months, 10 days ago

                            will dead end my team in after gw29 so need to get some more doublers in. what would you do?
                            1ft and .4 itb

                            Ederson
                            Stones Dias Digne
                            Salah Bruno Son Raphina
                            Bamford Watkins DCL

                            Johnstone Mee Barnes Struijk

                            I was thinking DCL and Bruno to Kane and lingards/gross/saka
                            Then before 29 move on my city def to get in a few defenders and a gk
                            I could just move on Barnes but sort of want kane