International Football

How many minutes did FPL assets play over the March international break?

The final international break of 2020/21 reached its conclusion in midweek and it is not just injury and illness that may impact on player availability in Gameweek 30 – it’s game-time, too.

Our Team News tab and our Friday press conference round-up (in both article and video form) will cover everything on the fitness front but it is fatigue we’re focusing more on in this article as we look at how many minutes each FPL asset clocked up while on international duty.

Some nations crammed in a triple-header of games over the last fortnight, with more than a handful of top-flight players taking part in all three of their respective countries’ matches.

As well as on-field exertions, long-haul flights back from further afield may also be a consideration ahead of Easter weekend – although the cancellation of World Cup qualifiers in South America means that this is less of an issue than usual.

MOST MINUTES PLAYED

There were 16 players who lasted 90 minutes in all three of their respective countries’ qualifiers or friendlies, with some big names among that contingent.

Ilkay Gundogan (£6.1m), Ruben Dias (£6.1m), Andrew Robertson (£7.1m) and Tomas Soucek (£5.3m) have significant ownerships in Fantasy Premier League, although all bar Gundogan have been immune to rotation at club-level this season.

Manchester City’s players were made to work the hardest over the last fortnight, with ten of their squad racking up at least 200 minutes of game-time on the continent.

To the best of our knowledge, these were the players – all of whom played at least two-and-a-half matches – who amassed the most minutes over the international break:

PlayerTeamMinutes
Nick PopeBurnley270
Antonio RudigerChelsea270
Seamus ColemanEverton270
Kasper SchmeichelLeicester270
Caglar SoyuncuLeicester270
Andrew RobertsonLiverpool270
Ruben DiasMan City270
Ilkay GundoganMan City270
Oleksandr ZinchenkoMan City270
Scott McTominayMan Utd270
Aaron RamsdaleSheff Utd270
Toby AlderweireldSpurs270
Hugo LlorisSpurs270
Okay YokusluWest Brom270
Dara O’SheaWest Brom270
Tomas SoucekWest Ham270
Eric GarciaMan City266
Kieran TierneyArsenal259
Georginio WijnaldumLiverpool259
John McGinnAston Villa254
Joao CanceloMan City252
Ferran TorresMan City252
Kalvin PhillipsLeeds251
Ezgjan AlioskiLeeds246
Bernardo SilvaMan City246
Eddie NketiahArsenal237
VitinhaWolves236
Granit XhakaArsenal225
Mason MountChelsea225
Raheem SterlingMan City225
John StonesMan City225

FURTHEST TRAVELLED AND LATEST RETURNEES

Many of the matches that took place over the international break, including the friendlies involving the USA, were staged in Europe.

Players such as Sadio Mane (£11.8m), Hakim Ziyech (£7.9m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.1m) have all been in African Cup of Nations qualifying duty in their home continent, meanwhile, although all those games were wrapped up by Tuesday afternoon at the latest.

Takumi Minamino (£6.0m) was the sole Premier League representative involved for his country in Asia, meanwhile, although he too had rounded his involvement off by Tuesday.

It was the Europe-based World Cup qualifiers, friendlies and under-21 matches on Wednesday that were the last to take place, with England, Germany, France, Scotland and Spain among the nations in action.

The dates for all of the international games in March are available here.

CLUB-BY-CLUB ROUND-UP

The team-by-team guide below breaks down the minutes that each player has played per international match over the last week or so, with a total given at the end.

Any players with an asterisk next to their names withdrew from their countries’ squads either midway through the international break or picked up an injury at the back-end of it.

As mentioned earlier, we’ll have further details on any lingering fitness concerns in our pre-Gameweek 30 team news round-up on Friday.

ARSENAL

Saka, Aubameyang return to Arsenal starting XI but Smith Rowe absent from squad
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Gabon – 90
  • Mohamed Elneny – Egypt – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Bernd Leno – Germany – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Eddie Nketiah – England under-21s – 76 + 90 + 71 = 237
  • Martin Odegaard – Norway – 45 + 90 + 81 = 216
  • Thomas Partey – Ghana – 70
  • Nicolas Pépé – Ivory Coast – 85 + 0 = 85
  • Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson – Iceland – 0 + 0 + 90 = 90
  • Bukayo Saka – England – 0 + 0 + 0* = 0
  • Emile Smith Rowe – England under-21s – 66 + 45 + 0* = 111
  • Cedric Soares – Portugal – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Kieran Tierney – Scotland – 90 + 90 + 79 = 259
  • Granit Xhaka – Switzerland – 90 + 90 + 45 = 225

ASTON VILLA

Save potential and improved Villa defence underpin Martínez's FPL credentials
  • John McGinn – Scotland – 90 + 74 + 90 = 254
  • Tyrone Mings – England – 45 + 0 + 0 = 45
  • Bertrand Traoré – Burkina Faso – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Trezeguet – Egypt – 62 + 60 = 122
  • Ollie Watkins – England – 27 + 0 + 0 = 27

BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION

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  • Aaron Connolly – Republic of Ireland – 67 + 0 + 0* = 67
  • Jakub Moder – Poland – 59 + 0 + 90 = 149
  • Robert Sanchez – Spain – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Percy Tau – South Africa – 90 + 61 = 151
  • Leandro Trossard – Belgium – 1 + 34 + 90 = 125
  • Joël Veltman – Netherlands – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Andi Zeqiri – Swizerland under-21s – 90 + 65 + 29 = 184

BURNLEY

  • Robbie Brady – Republic of Ireland – 11 + 45 + 22* = 78
  • Johann Berg Gudmundsson – Iceland – 0 + 77 + 63 = 140
  • Dwight McNeil – England under-21s – 76 + 35 + 89 = 200
  • Bailey Peacock-Farrell  – Northern Ireland – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Nick Pope – England – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Matej Vydra – Czech Republic – 25 + 12 + 3 = 40

CHELSEA

  • Ben Chilwell – England – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Andreas Christensen – Denmark – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Olivier Giroud – France – 63 + 0 + 31 = 94
  • Kai Havertz – Germany – 79 + 77 + 56 = 212
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi – England under-21s – 90 + 0 + 0* = 90
  • Reece James – England – 45 + 0 + 4 = 49
  • N’Golo Kanté – France – 90 + 0 + 0* = 90
  • Mateo Kovačić – Croatia – 82 + 13 + 90 = 185
  • Mason Mount – England – 45 + 90 + 90 = 225
  • Emerson Palmieri – Italy – 75 + 0 + 56 = 131
  • Christian Pulisic – USA – 45 + 90 = 135
  • Antonio Rüdiger – Germany – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Timo Werner – Germany – 11 + 13 + 34 = 58
  • Hakim Ziyech – Morocco – 88 + 9 = 97
  • Kurt Zouma – France – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90

CRYSTAL PALACE

  • Jordan Ayew – Ghana – 90
  • Michy Batshuayi – Belgium – 0 + 0 + 64 = 64
  • Christian Benteke – Belgium – 0 + 0 + 26 = 26
  • Wayne Hennessey – Wales – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Eberechi Eze – England under-21s – 24 + 45 + 90 = 159
  • Cheikhou Kouyaté – Senegal – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Patrick van Aanholt – Netherlands – 8 + 0 + 0 = 8
  • Wilfried Zaha – Ivory Coast – 23 + 69 = 92

EVERTON

  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin – England – 63 + 0 + 1 = 64
  • Seamus Coleman – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Tom Davies – England under-21s – 66 + 72 + 0* = 138
  • Lucas Digne – France – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Ben Godfrey – England under-21s – 90 + 90 + 0* = 180
  • Alex Iwobi – Nigeria – 0 + 75 = 75
  • Josh King – Norway – 28 + 23 + 10 = 61
  • Robin Olsen – Sweden – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • João Virgínia – Portugal under-21s – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0

FULHAM

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  • Ola Aina – Nigeria – 84 + 0 = 84
  • Joachim Andersen – Denmark – 13 + 90 + 25 = 128
  • Alphonse Areola – France – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Michael Hector – Jamaica – 90
  • Mario Lemina – Gabon – 90
  • Aleksandar Mitrović – Serbia – 27 + 88 + 86 = 201
  • Tim Ream – USA – 0 + 90 = 90
  • Antonee Robinson – USA – 23 + 90 = 113
  • Kenny Tete – Netherlands – 69 + 0 + 0 = 69
  • Andre-Franck Zambo Anguissa – Cameroon – 83

LEEDS UNITED

Meslier missing for Leeds as Alioski starts at left-back again
  • Ezgjan Alioski – North Macedonia – 90 + 66 + 90 = 246
  • Stuart Dallas – Northern Ireland – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Mateusz Klich – Poland – 0 + 0 + 0* = 0
  • Diego Llorente – Spain – 0 + 45 + 0 = 45
  • Illan Meslier – France under-21s – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Kalvin Phillips – England – 90 + 71 + 90 = 251
  • Tyler Roberts – Wales – 24 + 65 + 77 = 166

LEICESTER CITY

  • Timothy Castagne – Belgium – 6 + 90 + 0 = 96
  • Jonny Evans – Northern Ireland – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Wesley Fofana – France under-21s – 90 + 0 + 0 = 90
  • Kelechi Iheanacho – Nigeria – 71 + 87 = 158
  • Nampalys Mendy – Senegal – 78 + 90 = 168
  • Wilfred Ndidi – Nigeria – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Dennis Praet – Belgium – 0+ 0 + 71 = 71
  • Kasper Schmeichel – Denmark – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Youri Tielemans – Belgium – 90 + 90 + 19 = 199
  • Caglar Soyuncu – Turkey – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Danny Ward – Wales – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180

LIVERPOOL

  • Thiago Alcantara – Spain – 18 + 35 + 0 = 53
  • Curtis Jones – England under-21s – 24 + 18 + 90 = 132
  • Diogo Jota – Portugal – 0 + 85 + 68 = 153
  • Ozan Kabak – Turkey – 90 + 4 + 90 = 184
  • Naby Keïta – Guinea – 90
  • Sadio Mane – Senegal – 90 + 25 = 115
  • Andrew Robertson – Scotland – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Mohamed Salah – Egypt – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Xherdan Shaqiri – Switzerland – 75 + 80 + 45 = 200
  • Kostas Tsimikas – Greece – 80 + 0 + 0 = 80
  • Georginio Wijnaldum – Netherlands – 90 + 79 + 90 = 259
  • Neco Williams – Wales – 90 + 25 + 90 = 205

MANCHESTER CITY

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  • Kevin De Bruyne – Belgium – 90 + 90 + 0 = 180
  • João Cancelo – Portugal – 90 + 72 + 90 = 252
  • Rúben Dias – Portugal – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Phil Foden – England – 45 + 81 + 86 = 212
  • Eric Garcia – Spain – 90 + 90 + 86 = 266
  • Ilkay Gundogan – Germany – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Riyad Mahrez – Algeria – 90
  • Rodri – Spain – 90 + 0 + 8 = 98
  • Bernardo Silva – Portugal – 88 + 90 + 68 = 246
  • Zach Steffen – USA – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Raheem Sterling – England – 45 + 90 + 90 = 225
  • John Stones – England – 45 + 90 + 90 = 225
  • Ferran Torres – Spain – 72 + 90 + 90 = 252
  • Kyle Walker – England – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Oleksandr Zinchenko – Ukraine – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270

MANCHESTER UNITED

Third straight league start for Bale as fit-again Zaha returns on Palace bench 3
  • Eric Bailly – Ivory Coast – 66 + 0 = 66
  • David De Gea – Spain – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Amid Diallo – Ivory Coast – 5 + 0 = 5
  • Dean Henderson – England – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Bruno Fernandes – Portugal – 45 + 90 + 0 = 135
  • Daniel James – Wales – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Victor Lindelöf – Sweden – 90 + 90 + 0 = 180
  • Harry Maguire – England – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Anthony Martial – France – 13 + 59 + 0* = 72
  • Scott McTominay – Scotland – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Paul Pogba – France – 27 + 59 + 90 = 176
  • Marcus Rashford – England – 0 + 0 + 0* = 0
  • Luke Shaw – England – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • Donny van de Beek – Netherlands – 0 + 11 + 13 = 24

NEWCASTLE UNITED

  • Ciaran Clark – Republic of Ireland – 79 + 61 + 0 = 140
  • Martin Dubravka – Slovakia – 90 + 0 + 0* = 90
  • Ryan Fraser – Scotland – 0 + 86 + 79 = 165
  • Jeff Hendrick – Republic of Ireland – 29 + 0 + 84 = 113
  • Emil Krafth – Sweden – 6 + 0 + 90 = 96
  • Jamal Lewis – Northern Ireland – 0 + 30 + 90 = 120

SHEFFIELD UNITED

  • Ethan Ampadu – Wales – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Rhian Brewster – England under-21s – 14 + 7 + 19 = 40
  • John Fleck – Scotland – 0 + 0 + 17 = 17
  • Oliver McBurnie – Scotland – 0 + 0 + 17 = 17
  • Aaron Ramsdale – England under-21s – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Enda Stevens – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 90 + 0* = 180

SOUTHAMPTON

The Fantasy Forgotten
  • Che Adams – Scotland – 24 + 75 + 73 = 172
  • Stuart Armstrong – Scotland – 66 + 4 + 0 = 70
  • Jan Bednarek – Poland – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Moussa Djenepo – Mali – 90
  • Takumi Minamino – Japan – 86 + 71 = 157
  • Jannik Vestergaard – Denmark – 0 + 90 + 0 = 90
  • James Ward-Prowse – England – 90 + 19 + 0* = 109

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

  • Toby Alderweireld – Belgium – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Serge Aurier – Ivory Coast – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Gareth Bale – Wales – 84 + 9 + 90 = 183
  • Steven Bergwijn – Netherlands – 0 + 1 + 0 = 1
  • Eric Dier – England – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Matt Doherty – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 45 + 0* = 135
  • Pierre-Emile Højbjerg – Denmark – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Harry Kane – England – 0 + 90 + 89 = 179
  • Hugo Lloris – France – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Tanguy Ndombele – France – 0 + 82 + 0 = 82
  • Joe Rodon – Wales – 90 + 0 + 90 = 180
  • Moussa Sissoko – France – 0 + 8 + 1 = 9
  • Japhet Tanganga – England under-21s – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180

WEST BROMWICH ALBION

  • Semi Ajayi – Nigeria – 0 + 0 = 0
  • Mbaye Diagne – Senegal – 0 + 73 = 73
  • Conor Gallagher – England under-21s – 0 + 18 + 72 = 90
  • Kamil Grosicki – Poland – 6 + 30 + 5 = 41
  • Sam Johnstone – England – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Dara O’Shea – Republic of Ireland – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Callum Robinson – Republic of Ireland – 79 + 73 + 33 = 185
  • Hal Robson-Kanu – Wales – 0 + 45 + 0 = 45
  • Okay Yokuslu – Turkey – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270

WEST HAM UNITED

  • Said Benrahma – Algeria – 61
  • Vladimír Coufal – Czech Republic – 0 + 90 + 87 = 177
  • Lukasz Fabianski – Poland – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0
  • Jesse Lingard – England – 90 + 9 + 1 = 100
  • Declan Rice – England – 0 + 90 + 90 = 180
  • Tomáš Souček – Czech Republic – 90 + 90 + 90 = 270
  • Andriy Yarmolenko – Ukraine – 0 + 0 + 0 = 0

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

  • Willy Boly – Ivory Coast – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Conor Coady – England – 90 + 0 + 0 = 90
  • Leander Dendoncker – Belgium – 90 + 90 + 26 = 206
  • João Moutinho – Portugal – 45 + 0 + 0* = 45
  • Pedro Neto – Portugal – 63 + 0 + 49 = 112
  • Rúben Neves – Portugal – 88 + 0 + 89 = 177
  • Owen Otasowie – USA – 0 + 0 = 0
  • Romain Saïss – Morocco – 90 + 90 = 180
  • Vitinha – Portugal under-21s – 73 + 90 + 73 = 236

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846 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Jimmy Boy
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Last question from me before the deadline, anyone getting rid of Bale for a hit and if so, for who and why? Considering the move to Son myself

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Got Bale but hate to make transfers after an IB let alone taking hits

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        This. I'm leaving him on my bench until I WC31

  2. S3
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Am I overthinking here?

    Martinez
    Cancelo, Shaw, Digne
    Salah, Lingard, Son, Gundogan
    Kane, DCL, Watkins

    Sanchez, Stones, Vestergaard Pereira 1FT 2.1ITB and no WC

    A. Vestergaard >> Azpi/Rudiger (bench Watkins)
    B. Pereira >> Raphinha (bench Watkins) - fear of FOMO on that Sheffield game
    C Pereira + Salah >> Bruno + Jota (-4)
    D. Save FT

    1. Jimmy Boy
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      If you've held onto Salah this long now, I'd be sticking with him. Seems pretty likely that Gundogan won't play for City anyway so the move to get Raphinha in looks good, Watkins a good bench option to have this week.

  3. DavidBadWillie
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Yo

      Play Dias or Gundog?

      What are you doing?

      1. Vazza
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Dias if you have decent bench to cover.

        Reason: Dias is a 90 or 0 minute man and doesn’t do cameos

        1. NateDogsCats
            2 months, 17 days ago

            This. Regarding Gundo, I cant really decide but in my head he's definitely not starting. But I've already had to decide to bench Mount for Auba as I expect the same, so now I have to decide if I'm happy to play Antonio instead of Gundo.

      2. n-doggg
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Alonso yeah?

        1. DavidBadWillie
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Asking for trouble.

        2. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          If you are still undecided with captaincy, here is some thoughts on captaincy pick for this GW from FPL content creators.

          https://twitter.com/FPL_Architect/status/1377637375862575108?s=19

        3. damiang2233
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Whos the best city midfielder to have currently?

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Tough question especially with the amount of games they have in April and competing in all 4 competitions. If you really want to a ctiy mid, I would go with Gundo as he is cheap and not as bad compared to KDB being benched

        4. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Evening all, I know my City assets are serious danger of being rotated after being heavily involved in the intl break but would it be worth starting Cancelo, Stones or Soucek over Odegaard?

          Martinez

          Rudiger, Maguire, Dallas

          Bruno, Gundogan, Raphinha, Odegaard

          Kane, DCL, Watkins

          Subs: Pope, Cancelo, Stones, Soucek

          1. Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            I'd start Cancelo or Stones ahead of him personally. If they don't start, I don't think it's terribly likely they'll come off the bench.

            1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              I'm late to this but thanks a million!

        5. Wreck It Ralph
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 17 days ago

          1 week punt before Wildcard
          A) Havertz
          B) Aguero

          1. Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Havertz 100%

            Don't let nostalgia sway you, Aguero isn't the player he was and Leicester will make it tough for City.

        6. jdp219
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Martinez, Pope
          Mee, Dallas, Stones, Cancelo, Coufal
          Gundo, Bruno, Lingard, Bale, Raphinha
          DCL, Kane, Bamford

          1FT, 2.3itb -- WC and BB left
          1) Bale > Son or KDB
          2) Cancelo > Azpi
          3) Both for a -4

          After above, then play the BB? Too risky after the international break?

          1. matiakez
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Looks good on paper for BB but the City duo are both worrying. I'd still be tempted to BB though

            1. jdp219
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Quite tempted, but agree. All three City in my team had a lot of minutes during the break.

        7. matiakez
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          What are people who own Auba doing? Time to cut out losses?

          I don't have Son or Raphina so would be for one of those probably.

          1. Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            I'm binning him for Bruno.

            Having him the past 3 weeks has been a complete waste of time.

            I'd easily swap him for either Son or Raphinha in your shoes. Probably Son as he's got a double next week.

          2. HMC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            I’m loathe to take a hit before I wc in 31 so probably just going to play him and hope for a return.
            Will use transfer on Chelsea defender

            1. matiakez
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              That's pretty much what I'm weighing up whether to bring in a Chelsea defender or sell Auba.

              Thinking it will be Auba for me but I have no Son or Raphina

              1. HMC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 17 days ago

                That’s fair, I own both those players
                I would’ve gone havertz for a punt but defender more likely to return.
                I’m tempted to captain Raphinha as well

          3. NateDogsCats
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Holding for this week, but moreso because I used my transfers on Mendy and Azpi. But I think I'll have to play him as I don't expect either of Mount or Gundo to play. Could work out as Liverpool v Arsenal normally has goals but he was awful against West Ham

          4. Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Two quick questions -

            Martinez to Mendy for -4? Now, usually a hit for a goalkeeper is an absolute no-no, but I want Mendy til the end and don't particularly like Martinez upcoming games. Think it can pay off over the run in.

            Also, play Digne or Dias? Currently on Digne, but I'm swaying back and forth.

            1. matiakez
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              For the season I think it pays off but I'd maybe wait a week for villa's fixtures to turn.

              As for the other that's a tough one. Digne looks the better pick but Everton's home record.

          5. shabalala
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Hi I need help this is my team
              Martinez(Areola)
              Dias Stones Cresswell(Targett Lowton)
              Bruno Son Gundo Salah (Reed)
              Kane Watkins Antoni
              I dont have any Leeds or Chealsea players, I dont know what to do here.
              Thanks

              1. shabalala
                  2 months, 17 days ago

                  0.3 itb, 1 ft

                • tbos83
                    2 months, 17 days ago

                    Stones > Dallas

                • Vazza
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 17 days ago

                  I can have this with 2FTs -

                  ——————Areola——————
                  ———Robbo Dias Stones———
                  —Bruno Salah Gundo Son Jota—
                  ————-Antonio Kane————-

                  Bench: Forster, Watkins, Ayling, Struijk

                  Transfers: Veltman, Bale >> Robbo, Jota

                  0.0ITB. FH available

                  Thoughts please

                  1. tbos83
                      2 months, 17 days ago

                      I wouldn't have Salah and Jota personally. Would swap one out for Lingard.

                  2. HMC
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 17 days ago

                    Alonso vs Azpi this week only
                    Can get both but if Azpi going up in price then need to do it before changes today.
                    Alonso likely to start because of opposition or the fact Chilwell played a lot for England?
                    Azpi due some returns as well

                  3. rjcv177
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 17 days ago

                    Trying BB30

                    Martinez, pope
                    Digne, reguilon, dias, Dallas, Alonso
                    Son, havertz, Mount, lingard, raphinha
                    Kane, dcl, bamford

                    Whos more at risk?
                    Dias, Mount?

                  4. Oooo Matron
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 17 days ago

                    Kane, Son, Raphina or Bamford for captain?

                    Currently thinking Bamford, on penalties, fairly consistent & playing a Sheffield United who have completey collapsed.

                    1. The Units
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 17 days ago

                      I'm going Bamford.

                    2. NateDogsCats
                        2 months, 17 days ago

                        All good options honestly, it's a tough week. I'm between Kane, Raphinha and Bruno but think I'll go with Bruno but there are good reasons to pick them all

                      • TheDragon
                        • 3 Years
                        2 months, 17 days ago

                        Kane

                        Sheff Utd might be awful but Leeds’ pitch is so bad I’ve got no faith captaining them

                    3. abaalan
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 17 days ago

                      martinez
                      Struijk, Shaw, Tierney
                      Odegaard, Raphina, Fernandes (c), Gundo
                      Antonio, Bamford, Kane

                      Areola, Gross, Stones, Burn

                      1Ft, 10.0 ITB....GTG ?

                    4. 577cmot
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 17 days ago

                      Bench boost this? Can replace McCarthy for a -4. Wildcard in tact.

                      Areola

                      Rudiger Dallas Targett

                      KDB Bruno Raphina Grealish

                      Kane Bamford DCL

                      Subs: McCarthy Gundo Tierney Coufal

                    5. Ajax Hamsterdam
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 17 days ago

                      captain Kane or Bruno ? thanks and gl

                      1. Nanoelektronicar
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 6 Years
                        2 months, 17 days ago

                        Kane between the two, Brighton are much better side than Newcastle.

                      2. matiakez
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 17 days ago

                        Kane of the two. Brighton will make it tough.

                    6. KirkhamWesham
                        2 months, 17 days ago

                        Should I bring in.Lingard for a hit or save?

                        Martinez
                        Cresswell Alonso Dallas
                        Bale Raphinha Son Mahrez
                        Ings Watkins Kane(C)

                        Meslier G'dogan Dunk Dias

                        2.8m itb

                        1. The Units
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          Save

                          1. KirkhamWesham
                              2 months, 17 days ago

                              Cheers

                        2. George James
                          • 6 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          Best move here?

                          1FT. 9.9m ITB

                          A) Trossard >> Bruno
                          B) Gundo >> Bruno
                          C) Something else
                          D) Roll FT

                          Ederson
                          Target • Dallas • Shaw
                          Lingard • Son • Gundo • Raph
                          Kane • DCL • Bamford

                          Areola / Trossard / Dunk / Lowton

                        3. Nanoelektronicar
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          Wildcarding in 31, so what to do this week:

                          A) get Alonso, bench Stones and Cancelo
                          B) Bale to Son, bench Gundo
                          C) both for a hit

                          1. The Units
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            2 months, 17 days ago

                            A. Bale might play

                            1. Nanoelektronicar
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              2 months, 17 days ago

                              Yes, the most sensible, especially I can move Bale on wildcard, but I am not confident he plays at all. Taking a hit on the other hand seems too excessive.

                              1. The Units
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 11 Years
                                2 months, 17 days ago

                                Also we haven't heard on Sons fitness. If you were to do it wait for news.

                                1. Nanoelektronicar
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 6 Years
                                  2 months, 17 days ago

                                  Pictured in training, that's why I am considering him. I think the most sensible is to hope Bale plays, and go for Alonso. Son would be sideways safety net move.

                        4. Razor425
                          • 4 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          This squad worth BB with

                          McCarthy, Areola
                          Stones, Cancelo, Shaw, Coufal, Konsa
                          Salah, Gundo, Raphina, Lingard, Bale
                          Kane, Bamford, DCL

                          Thinking of McCarthy & Bale > Mendy & Son for a -4 and the bench boosting. Any thoughts?

                          1. The Units
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            2 months, 17 days ago

                            It's really the citeh boys and whether they will play.

                            1. Razor425
                              • 4 Years
                              2 months, 17 days ago

                              Agreed and I'm pretty unsure on that - think Stones probably starts but 50/50 on the other 2 and wouldn't be surprised if both ended up on the bench

                        5. Kryptonite666
                          • 1 Year
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          What to do with Aubs ? Have Son and Bruno.

                          1. Nanoelektronicar
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            2 months, 17 days ago

                            Keep if you don't have the wc.

                        6. aleksios
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          Would you use wc for these moves?

                          Johnstone,Targett,Dunk,Bale,KDB
                          To
                          Mendy,Azpi,Alonso,Son,Bruno?

                        7. TheDragon
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          Do you think Grealish will play again for Villa this season?

                          Smith is the absolute worst

                          1. Nanoelektronicar
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            2 months, 17 days ago

                            He will miss the Fulham game, or just get a cameo. To be so annoyed that opposition could found out the player is missing through FPL is just beyond me. Just declare him injured in presser...

                        8. Freshy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          On WC
                          Who Ya like for cheap defender. Currently on Veltman

                          1. Nanoelektronicar
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            2 months, 17 days ago

                            Phillips.

                        9. Qaiss
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          Would you play Martinez or Pope?

                        10. Viper
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 11 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          A. Aubameyang -> Son

                          B. Dunk -> Alonso (Bench Dias or Watkins)

                          WC next gameweek

                          1. Qaiss
                            • 5 Years
                            2 months, 17 days ago

                            Probably A (wouldn’t be surprised if Auba scored though)

                        11. pingissimus
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          2 months, 17 days ago

                          They've had a tough run but Arsenal have conceded a stack of chances in the box over the last 6. It's not as if Liverpool aren't creating chances either.

                          Bale to Jota move made here.

                          He's one player who is hitting the target regularly and when he does that he is very dangerous.