Fixtures

What impact will FA Cup quarter-final results have on the FPL schedule?

Manchester City and Southampton have booked their places in the FA Cup semi-finals to help add some clarity to the upcoming Blank and Double Gameweek situation.

The two sides won their respective quarter-finals on Saturday against Everton and Bournemouth, respectively; results which could potentially benefit owners of Spurs assets.

The next stage of the cup competition occurs during the same weekend as Gameweek 32 of Fantasy Premier League, although it will be considerably less affected than Blank Gameweek 29.

Semi-finalists Southampton are scheduled to host Crystal Palace on the weekend of Saturday, April 17 although this match has not yet been officially postponed.

That is because there is a free midweek slot between Gameweeks 32 and 33 which could play host to the Saints and Eagles’ Premier League clash.

Of the two sides, Crystal Palace are more likely to face a Blank Gameweek in that round, considering Southampton have an outstanding fixture against Spurs still to be rearranged, which could come into the equation.

That match could go into the aforementioned midweek slot and, if it does, that would see Roy Hodgson’s men miss out on playing in Gameweek 32, considering Southampton’s FA Cup commitments.

Meanwhile, with Manchester City barring Everton’s participation in the FA Cup semi-finals, the Toffees’ already scheduled Gameweek 32 match against Spurs can continue as planned.

Therefore, if Gameweek 32’s midweek slot is used to accommodate Southampton’s trip to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Harry Kane (£11.5m) and his colleagues would play twice in that round.

That said, such a scenario is only one potential permutation that cannot be confirmed until further match dates are announced by the Premier League.

Manchester City’s progression in the FA Cup is likely to interfere with the timing of their Gameweek 32 trip to Aston Villa.

Like Southampton’s situation, a midweek clear of Champions League action between this round and Gameweek 33 means the Citizens could travel to Villa Park on Tuesday, April 20 or Wednesday, April 21.

Manchester City remain without a fixture in Blank Gameweek 33 because of their participation in the EFL Cup final.

Their opponents Spurs will also miss out on a Premier League match that round, as well as Fulham and Sheffield United.

The Blades travel to Chelsea on Sunday afternoon to compete for a place in the FA Cup semi-finals.

Leicester City and Manchester United meet in the final match of the quarter-finals on Sunday evening.

Current Gameweek 32 fixtures

  • Arsenal v Fulham
  • Aston Villa v Manchester City
  • Chelsea v Brighton and Hove Albion
  • Everton v Tottenham Hotspur
  • Leeds United v Liverpool
  • Leicester City v West Bromwich Albion
  • Manchester United v Burnley
  • Newcastle United v West Ham United
  • Southampton v Crystal Palace
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield United

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521 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 25 days ago

    GW Rank 24 if u take hits into account acc to fplstats

    LOVE to see it oh yes i do!

    1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Very nice.

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Excellent! Strive to win this year.

    3. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Should link your team!

  2. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Havertz (C) next week?

    1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I wouldn't.

      1. Party time
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        This but the season is almost over so you could have some fun with the armband

    2. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Chelsea or Leeds for the armband I reckon.

      Raph/Bam or Alonso on my shortlist

    3. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Mine's currently on Kane, but might have a cheeky punt on Dave tbh...

  3. FPL Virgin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    What a confusing article.

    That's about as clear as mud.

    1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      A lot of guesswork.

      1. FPL Virgin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        It's poorly written. Neale and Wardale would have explained things more clearly.

    2. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Benny Wenny will soothe your troubled brow

    3. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Ben Crayon for me

    4. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Short answer

      Games will move to midweek.

    5. jtreble
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Suggest you read Crellin on Twitter. 🙂

  4. Mr Ozil
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Best Chelsea defender to get?

    1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Rudiger maybe.

    2. Slitherene
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Dave

    3. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I think Azpilicueta is safe, and loves bonus points..

    4. Effe
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Azpi I think

    5. Party time
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Tuchel roulette is something to easily avoid

      1. Hadebayor Mum
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Tuchelottery

    6. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Azpi + Mendy

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        That's what I went with...

    7. Thomas Magnum
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      It seems other than Mendy that Azpi is the safest, Rudi is the best if you're on a budget and can accept the odd rest, and Alonso is the best punt

  5. Coaly
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Thinking of WCing next week, which looks best?

    Mendy
    XXX, Dias, Coady
    Fernandes, XXX, XXX, Lingard
    Kane, XXX, DCL

    (Forster, Coufal, Reed, Strujik)

    a) Rudiger, KDB, Mount, Vardy
    b) Azpi, Son, Mahrez, Vardy
    c) Azpi, Son, Salah, Iheanacho

    1. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      A looks strongest out of the 3, C also looks tempting with Salah upcoming fixtures

    2. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Azpi, Gundo, Jota/Salah, Vardy

      1. Coaly
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Don’t want Gund any more

        1. ZAMUNDA
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          That's the point. I would't put more than Gundo's value into Pep roulette. C it is then

    3. Thomas Magnum
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I like C the best but just worry that with Iheanacho on the side you'll see him end up being autosubbed out a fair bit but may be wrong

  6. FALSE PROFIT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Off subject:
    Anyone notice an AC Milan mid called Meire?
    5 mil in Transfermarkt. What a class act. I would love him to come to Everton and he is streets ahead of any mid ManU has at the moment. Declan Rice 60 mil Euros? Meite 10 mil Euros?
    Staring you in the face Woodward!

    1. Werner Brothers
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Meite is not British

    2. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Soualiho Meite and he just started his AC Milan career. I doubt that he'll leave the club especially if we get into Champions League next year. Milan's midfield is very promising in general with the likes of Kessie, Tonali, Bennaser, and Meite

    3. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      He looks a good prospect...

      But you are wildly overstating his current ability. I'd rather have McTom & Fred in there thanks very much.
      In years to come, who knows, maybe he will reach and surpass their level. But, equally, he could come here and struggle to adapt. End up spending a few seasons warming the bench before moving to Sunderland on loan

  7. gooberman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Sanchez clean sheet is only my 7th goalkeeper clean sheet of the season and only the 2nd one since GW18. Shocking.

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Considering clean sheets recently, you are right

    2. Echoes
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Only 2 CS since 18. Think it's safe for me to say you don't have Martinez. Who was your keeper for the majority of the time post gw18?

        1. gooberman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Nope no Martinez. At around gameweek 5 I transferred out Pickford and had to decide between McCarthy and Martinez. Sadly I picked McCarthy and from then on, I always had higher priority transfers to do then doing a keeper transfer so have been stuck with him getting 1pt every week.

          1. Echoes
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Think a GK transfer too can sometimes be a top priority transfer. Just look at Martinez. He's been my top scorer a couple or so weeks. Take a -4 to do the transfer rather than take those 1 pointers every week imo.

              1. gooberman
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                easy to say in hindsight though. Couldnt really forsee McCarthy going on a run of 1 pointers and getting dropped for Forster whilst Martinez gets haul after haul. Dont think Villa and Southamptons defensive stats were massively different. Villa have been lucky to get clean sheets on several occasions

      • Street Friend
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Looking ahead to WC31- any thoughts please?
        6.4ITB for any son/KDB/Salah needs

        Mendy Forster
        Castagne Coady Rudiger Dias Phillips
        Jota Gundo Bruno SmithRowe mount
        Vardy Bamford Kane

        1. Max City
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          A benching headache, I guess..

      • Party time
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I didn’t know Raphinha is a quality footballer... should definitely leave Leeds for a top club next window

        1. sunzip14
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Bamford said he was surprised that a 'big club' hasn't come for him yet, in a post match interview 🙂

          1. Party time
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Interesting, even Bamford should move to a better side

            1. Ruth_NZ
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              ??

              Bamford is a bog-average forward that happens to be extremely well-suited to Bielsa's style of play. Put him in a 'better side' and he'll end up mainly on the bench.

              Name a top-half PL team where Bamford would be 1st choice. I'll give you a clue. There isn't one.

              1. Party time
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Bamford is better than Gabriel Jesus imo

                1. Ruth_NZ
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Bamford ➡ City? 😀

                2. Pep bites Kun
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Nah - not in a month of Sunday's 🙂

              2. Party time
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                He will fit in well at City. Pep would make him even better

              3. Indpush
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                "Name a top-half PL team where Bamford would be 1st choice"

                There isn't one.

                Thanks for the clue

        2. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Leeds will be a better side next year with good transfers in and keeping Raphinia add Bamford. Why should they sell him. They were smart enough to buy him in the first place.

          1. Party time
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Lol... one can’t predict transfers tbh.Leeds will be better if they keep them but it will be hard. Football is business

            1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I'm not predicting good transfers. I'm saying if they do good business in the summer they'll be a better team for it and hopefully Raphinia will stay.

              1. Jonny HOW SON?
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Isn't he called Raphinha btw?

      • Party time
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Damn glad this gw ends today

        1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Yeah. The GW drags these days

          1. Party time
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Yeah buddy

        2. JBG
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I agree 100%.

      • gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        My team looks great for next week, particularly when I bring in a Chelsea defender. Considering using the BB

        1. Original - Wolves Ay We
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Same here. Getting Rudiger. But have McCarthy as sub so can't telly BB

          1. gooberman
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            the only issue is my 3 City players could undermine the BB if they get benched. May wait for another week after Ive wildcarded.

            1. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              City players scuttled my BB too (they weren't on the bench obviously, but they still reduced my score that week considerably from what it would/could/should have been)

            2. Would Ed Woodward
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I'm considering BB too but have Cancelo/Stones/Gundo so it's risky.

      • sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I predicted my triple Villa defense to concede, so used my FH, which probably would have been unnecessary otherwise (had 9 players). 26 points from Brighton players making it seem like I did the right thing but need (K)ane, Bale and Reguilon to run riots to feel vindicated 😀 Won't be awake to watch it though!

      • Hadebayor Mum
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I’m not usually one to linger on sheer bad luck but having Burn safely in two weeks ago to sensibly prepare for the easiest six points ever in a BGW where my ML rivals don’t have Brighton defenders then have him randomly injured to drop me to probably 8 players if Son also out is really grinding my gears and meaning I have as many players as rivals who didn’t prepare properly.

        1. Echoes
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Yeah, same. Planned WC in 26 with GW29 in mind. Would've had 11 players with no hits. Burn no show taking me down to 9 after a -4. Not been the best of weeks.

            1. Hadebayor Mum
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 25 days ago

              FPL right??? Does your head in.

          • DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            I've come to terms with not having son or grealish play today.

        2. Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Which Chelsea attacker to get?

          1. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            When you find out, please let me know!

          2. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Probably none

          3. G-Whizz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Mount possibly...

        3. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Anyone not worried of Kane not playing? He’s played twice a week for the last 3 weeks and played 300 mins in the last 7 days alone if he plays today

          1. Mr Ozil
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            He will definitely start.

          2. Would Ed Woodward
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Nope, he'll play.

          3. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 25 days ago

            No, Mourinho loses this and our season + his job is basically done - won’t leave his best player out

          4. LSK
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            He’ll play this game. The game he’ll be rested for is Southampton if it’s midweek of gw32 before the cup final.

          5. RedLightning - The Last Ten…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            That's one reason I didn't captain him.
            So he'll probably start but get subbed off after completing his hattie!

        4. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Struggling this season, currently at 105K and will be happy to reach 20K with only FH left. Don't know whether it's realistic or too ambitious. What tactic would you start deploy with 9 GWs to go? Start doing differential captaincy?

          1. Original - Wolves Ay We
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            You call 105k struggling? 😀

            1. G-Whizz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Innit, should try my shoes for size 😆

              1. Magic Zico
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Damn, so is that a happy place already? 😛

                1. G-Whizz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Considering I'm on for my worse season ever I'm not quite sure it could be described as a happy place, but I'm ok with it 😆

                  1. Magic Zico
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Cool, I was thinking this would be my worst season so far few weeks ago. But got some luck a bit. It could still be the worst season though 🙂

            2. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              No offence, but I genuinely think so. So much luck required to gain rank ... could not escape 1M rank for so many weeks!

          2. fr3d
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Depends if you feel like you've something to lose. Gambling too early could hurt your rank a lot.

            I think you can make a decent gain by playing it safe until GW32, then FH33. Go maverick later on if needed

            1. G-Whizz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Sensible...

            2. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Cheers, that's my plan FH33 to gain a bit and from 34 onwards to start gambling. Only thing DGW still be expected to limit the freedom, ugh.

        5. smash
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Do people think McCarthy is defiantly second choice for Southampton now? noticed Forster played yesterday in the cup, dunno if that makes a difference?

          1. Would Ed Woodward
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            They're both rubbish so seems there'll always be a chance of the other one coming back in, they'll probably buy a new keeper in the summer.

            1. smash
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I see, yeh both strike me as pretty poor tbh, hopeful to get one final week out of McCarthy before I WC

              cheers.

          2. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Forster has played every cup match.

        6. Lethargio Alcantara
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Madness, Veltmann for Holding and Maupay for Diagne went a bit better than I expected.

          1. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            I did the Holding > Veltman tranny as well. Feeling smug about that one (until Holding starts later!)

          2. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Yes it did

        7. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Did anyone bring in Auba for this week as a short term punt?

          What are you planning to do with him?

          I'm already looking at my team and wondering WHEN (not if) I will sell him...
          My initial thoughts are to keep for the Pool game and then flog him for Jota or Salah (if he finds form)

          1. Top Dog
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Very much wait and see, will at least give him to GW32, to give him a chance against SHU and FUL.

            Money not an issue at the moment

            1. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Yeah, wise words most likely!

          2. TheCurseOfRaheem
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Would like to keep for Sheffield but he could easily miss the game...tricky one

            1. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              At least we can look closely at his minutes between then and now (both in cup games and in PL).

              It should give us a pretty good idea of his chances of playing v's Sheff Utd

          3. BAMBAA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            I think he is going to be KDB in gw31

            1. Top Dog
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Was considering this but Pep roulettes worries me, also no game 33.

              1. BAMBAA
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Thanks for the gw33 info, actually had missed it somehow.

        8. cuterandy
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Mahrez or Debruyne?

          1. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Possibly neither.

            Mahrez minutes is a worry and KDB also will be rotated and hasn't performed anywhere near like a premuim MFer this season.

            Think there's more points and far less rotation to be found elsewhere.

            I'm keeping Gundo & Stones for now as they are such amazing value and hopefully will either play or miss out. I have a decent bench so I'm not too worried at the moment.

          2. tomasjj
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            With City in all tournaments and in a clear lead in the league, there will be some heavy rotation.

        9. Original - Wolves Ay We
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          When people suggest a skilled player e.g. Raphina should go to a "top" club next season because he's too good for his current club, I get an intense hatred for Man United, Liverpool and Man City. Why the xxx should they get all the best sweets in the bag?!!! 😀

          1. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            You don't reserve any intense hatred for Chelski?

            Shame!

            1. Original - Wolves Ay We
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Sorry, I did forget to add Chelsea!

          2. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Wolves used to get the best players. I remember when they got Andy Gray.

            1. Original - Wolves Ay We
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              One player in 40 years ago. Name me another. 😀

              By the way no offense to all the fans and glory hunters of these clubs, it's not your fault they are rich and continually promoted on Sky.

              1. elwardio
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Stevie bull

          3. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            If he gets a move the same people will say he should move to a midside club so he gets gametime next season

        10. tomasjj
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Who is your keeper for the rest of the season?

          I am on Mendy.

          1. Qaiss
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Leno or Mendy probably.

            1. tomasjj
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I have looked at Arsenal defense a bit, but not convinced their defensive performances are stable enough.
              Tierney being my only consideration due to offense.

          2. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            If I was to choose, then I think Mendy would be my choice too.

            I've got McCarthy & Matinez still from BB. The only GK tranny I'm gunna make is McCarthy > 3.9 when I get a spare FT or I need the 0.6 difference.

            So, Martinez it is!

            1. tomasjj
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Yes, I would do the same in your case.
              I have the WC coming up in GW31, but would keep Mendy still.

          3. FourLokoLeipzig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Sanchez

            1. tomasjj
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              With Brighton fixtures and defensive record, that seems bold!

              1. FourLokoLeipzig
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Yeah, it’s a bit of a leap, but I wanted him for this week and he actually rotates nicely with Forster if Forster can keep his spot. Mendy’s probably the best option though

        11. Wayne Enterprises
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Anyone thinking of TC on Kane against Newcastle?

          1. The Knights Template
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Dgw for me.

          2. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            To be honest, I did think about it for a wee while.

            But, I think it's hard to justify when we know that Spurs will have a DGW coming soonish.

            Kane in 2 games should be able to get a better score than in 1 game v's Newcastle.
            Also have to consider that Spurs are in turmoil at the moment and their form has dropped off a cliff. Hopefully, by the time their DGW rolls around, they may have turned things around by then.

            1. LSK
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Are you not afraid he’ll be benched if it’s midweek before the cup final. If Spurs win the cup Mourinho can spin the season as a success. First trophy in x amount of years etc. If not, it’s a total disaster. I can see a second string team playing midweek against Southampton whilst Mourinho and the first team concentrate on the final.

          3. LSK
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            I am considering it. Definitely won’t use it if there’s a double in 32 as I expect heavy rotation before the cup final. People are talking about a DGW 35 which would be ideal if Spurs had Leeds and Southampton but I don’t know how realistic this is.

        12. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Think Chelsea Twitter posted the wrong lineup.

          Been taken down and Chelsea TV/App says the following:

          As per Chelsea TV,

          Kepa, AC, Puli, Zouma, Kova, Giroud, Mount, CHO, Chilly, Gilmour, Emerson.

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Confirmed. Actual lineup.
            https://twitter.com/liam_twomey/status/1373616319233466375?s=19

          2. RichardNixon
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            that doesn't look right either!?

            two left backs and two centre backs in that line-up.

            Unless perhaps chilwell plays lcb, emerosn lwb and cho rwb maybe. Or we switch to four at the back with one of chilwell or emerson playing rb

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Going by the lineup graphic which is typically accurate, it's Emerson playing LCB.

              1. RichardNixon
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                might be the case. i'd prefer it the other way around but to be fair i don't see either as centre backs even in a back five

                1. Hazz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Agree. Emerson typically players higher up than Chilwell when subbed on.

        13. Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Havertz audition for wildcarders today

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Don't think so.

            1. Pukki Party
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Just saw your post, so not starting then?

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                He's on the bench.

                1. Pukki Party
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Audition to be on the bench in my wildcard squad then

        14. The Mighty Hippo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Does anyone know if Forster has taken the GK spot at Southampton, or is it still a bit up in the air? I need a second keeper for my BB.

          1. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            As a McCarthy owner, I'm passed caring TBH.

            He's on my bench until I can spare a FT to rid myself of him

        15. KirkhamWesham
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Would now be a good time to activate my wildcard?

            I'll be activating my FH in gw33.

            Martinez
            Dias Cresswell Dunk
            Raphinha Bale Son G'dogan Mahrez
            Watkins Kane

            Meslier AWB Dallas Ings

            1. AC/DC AFC
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Looks pretty decent to me.

              1. KirkhamWesham
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  I've not activated my WC, yet.
                  Reckon I should hold out the WC?

              2. thegaffer82
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Not seeing any glaring errors, and not sure exactly what you'd WC into...

                Save WC til 31 imo

            2. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Is Havertz too riskier pick for a WC?

              1. Tinkermania
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Riskier than who? You have used a comparative there.

                1. The 12th Man
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Maybe I worded it badly.
                  Is he too much of a rotation risk to have on WC?

                2. Hazz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  "riskier" >> "risky of a"

                  1. The 12th Man
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Thankyou.

                  2. Bennerman
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    No

              2. tomasjj
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Looks like he is getting a proper run up front.
                If he produces the next couple of games, I would think he is a decent pick.

              3. thegaffer82
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                It's only one spot in your team.

                If you pick a load of solid starters outside of him, then I think you can allow yourself a punt on him considering fixtures and the differential factor

                1. The 12th Man
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Fair point. He’s in mine.

            3. DannyDrinkVodka
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Is there any hope that Son starts tonight? Grasping at straws here.......

              1. thegaffer82
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                After the debacle earlier in the season when I sold Son thinking he'd done his hammy only for him to score about 20 points. I kept him this time...

                So, almost certainly won't start this one!

              2. A-L
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Unlikely but he's probably not far off ready. JM casting doubt as he doesn't want him flying off on international duty, and if he plays he'll go away

            4. thegaffer82
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              TC chip has been the bane of FPL life since it's introduction.

              I've had several 1pters (x3) - Mane, Sane & Carroll (don't ask). The best I've ever done is 7pts (x3) with Kun in a DGW. He played the first game, scored, got injured and then didn't play the second.

              Which road to nowhere am I going down this year - probably going to Kane, DCL or Grealish in their DGW they have left.

              1. el polako
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Don't go anywhere near DCL, he already burned my TC in two abysmal displays.

                1. Thomas Magnum
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  This, he has all but cost me my ML through captaincy and hits bringing him in lol

                2. thegaffer82
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  I'm not phased by this at all. Par for the course for my TC to get a shoddy score with this goddamn devils chip!

              2. A-L
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                You've missed all the diabolical choices this year, should be fine