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Latest on Neto as injury forces Wolves into back-three at Fulham

Fulham 0-1 Wolves

  • Goals: Adama Traoré (£6.0m)
  • Assists: Fábio Silva (£5.2m)
  • Bonus points: Nélson Semedo x3 (£5.2m), Rui Patrício x2 (£5.3m), Rayan Aït-Nouri x1 (£5.0m)

FEED THE PACK

Fantasy Premier League managers prepared to back Wolves’ appealing run of fixtures were rewarded by Friday night’s 1-0 win at Fulham.

A switch to a three-man defence played an important role in the clean sheet although it took an injury to Pedro Neto (£5.7m) to bring it about.

So, yet again, Fantasy managers may need to pay attention to Nuno Espirito Santo’s next press conference if they want to predict Wolves’ defensive shape for Double Gameweek 32.

“Let’s see how he is. Let’s assess. It’s been tough moments not able to settle down the team. Always players with knocks going out. Let’s see how he is then let’s try to recover him.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

The Molineux side has been at the heart of transfer and Wildcard squads for some time with Monday’s 3-2 defeat against West Ham causing potential suitors for Conor Coady (£4.8m) to look elsewhere.

Without Jonny (£5.4m) and Willy Boly (£5.4m), the Hammers created serious problems for Wolves’ back-four but even before an enforced formational change, they went largely untested at Craven Cottage.

Such an outcome will certainly chalk one up for the fixture-over-form school of thought and is one that suggests Wolves defenders can still offer some value between now and the end of the season, possibly even regardless of shape.

THREE’S A CROWD

Despite Monday’s poor defensive showing, Nuno opted to go with the exact same back-four against Fulham, rather than revert to his side’s tried-and-tested three-man defence.

That meant back-to-back starts for Rayan Aït-Nouri (£5.0m) at left-back, while Nélson Semedo (£5.2m) operated on the other side of Romain Saïss (£4.9m) and Coady.

However, when Wolves gained greater control of their defensive third came in the 32nd minute when Neto, operating on the right-hand side of attacking midfielder in a 4-2-3-1 formation, was forced off with an injury.

Central midfielder João Moutinho (£5.2m) replaced his compatriot, triggering a reshuffling of Nuno’s pack. 

Leander Dendoncker (£4.6m) dropped out of midfield to join Coady and Saïss in a back-three, pushing Aït-Nouri and Semedo forward as wing-backs.

“Fulham were very organised and intense. Both teams were very compact.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

Further up the pitch, Daniel Podence (£5.3m) held onto his number 10 role while Adama Traoré (£6.0m) tucked in from his left-winger role to join Willian José (£6.8m) in a two-man front-line.

As mentioned above, whether or not Nuno deploys a similar set-up against Sheffield United, could be dependent on what happens with Neto.

Meanwhile, Boly is expected back in training on Tuesday following his positive coronavirus (COVID-19) test and period of self-isolation. He has operated both in a two-man centre-back pairing and three-man defence this season.

CRY WOLF

Despite coming away from Fulham with all three points, Wolves’ Friday-night win did little to inspire investment in their attacking assets.

Neto is comfortably their best performer in that department this season with five goals and eight assists in the Premier League, so losing him for any length of time is sure to damage their goal-scoring potential, regardless of how appealing their fixtures look.

After Neto left the Craven Cottage field, Saïss’ league tally for the season (three) was equal to that of Wolves’ front-three (Podence, Traoré and José) and he even came close to finding an opener in the 68th minute when he shrugged off competition from Ruben Neves (£5.1m) for a wayward direct free-kick.

That rather damning statistic admittedly nearly changed in the first half when José nodded home a Podence cross, the effort ruled out only after the latest token contentious VAR call.

And Traoré finally dispelled the aforementioned statistical nugget with his impressive stoppage-time strike, assisted by Fábio Silva (£5.2m).

Still, despite appealing upcoming fixtures, the fact that it was his first goal since December 2019 shows just how unreliable an asset Traoré remains.

“I’ve been working hard on aspects with the manager, working on my feet and my runs in behind. If I can grow like a player it will help the team. I know the moment will come. I had one chance with my left in the first half and another chance in the second half. The final chance come and I take it.” – Adama Traoré

“Very pleased, very pleased. Adama is unique. He played in different positions. He started on the left and he go to striker. He worked very hard and with his speed and his talent he can really punish teams.” – Nuno Espirito Santo

Fulham XI (3-4-2-1): Areola; Kongolo, Andersen, Aina (Cavaleiro 84′); A Robinson, Lemina, Reed (Maja 74′), Tete; Loftus-Cheek (Zambo Anguissa 63′), De Cordova-Reid; Mitrovic.

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI (4-2-3-1): Patrício; Aït-Nouri, Saïss, Coady, Semedo; Neves, Dendoncker; Neto (Moutinho 32′), Podence (Gibbs-White 74′), A Traoré; Willian J (F Silva 78′).

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602 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    I know two people who got Neto in this week, brutal.

    1. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Playing Areola felt pretty brutal too. Martinez masterclass incoming to add insult to injury

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      It happens Mr. Horse.

    3. Clyde Bickford
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      I brought in Neto on my Wildcard this week 🙁

      1. Bennerman
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Likewise. Little fckur

  2. Jurgen Flopp
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Does anyone know what the LMS safety score was last week?

  3. seanie3
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    SEANIE3 9 Yearsjust now
    What’s with all these ad’s appearing at the bottom of my phone now using this site? Anyone know how to remove or block them, thanks.

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Yup; I have the same issue. Not sure what the cause is.

      1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Cause is money

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Click on the Privacy icon and deselect all of the things you don’t want to see

      1. Rasping Drive
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Don’t forget to click on “Agrer to selected” afterwards

        1. Rasping Drive
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          5 months, 10 days ago

          *Agree

    3. Kun Tozser
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Get an adblocker

    4. funnyoldgame
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      I'm on an android tablet. There's a small blue tab on the right side of my page labeled 'privacy' I just unchecked everything in the boxes related to Ads and they've gone.

      1. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Cheers mate. Unfortunately though once you refresh you still get a blank box with a stupid cross that needs getting rid of. This is seriously annoying and if this is the way FFS are going, everyone should switch over to FFHub 😉

        1. Rasping Drive
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          5 months, 10 days ago

          Haha. Yes I noticed the annoying x as well.

        2. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 10 days ago

          I'm using an Ad blocker for FF and it seems to be working well. No ads whatsoever here!

  4. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    guys

    KDB and Dias > Son and Reguilon?

    1. funnyoldgame
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      I would just go Son. Don't trust spurs defence and its one less thing to worry about in 33

      1. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        agree with this. depends on your 33 plans

    2. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Only Son .... don’t touch Spurs defence IMO

    3. Blue Moon Rising
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      No, just son

    4. Hiddenpaw
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      I would if you had a free hit in 33. If not then no.

  5. Daniel Jebbison
    • 12 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    -16pts from 0 and down to 70K.

    How did your GW started?

    1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      -4pts only 1

      1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        * -4pts, down only 13k
        Perfect

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      From 52k to 79k with a -16? Not bad actually.

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        yeah, I thought the same, not bad actually, and an interesting case study

    3. ‘Tis the Season
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Geez what were you thinking! -16?!?

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Last time didn't do a 12 pt hit which included Jota TAA and Lingard and lost 40 pts so went for it... Huge fixtures swing too, so hopefully it will paid off

        1. ‘Tis the Season
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 10 days ago

          Ouch, massive risk. GL mate..are you BB next GW?

  6. Mings the Merciless
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Hi everyone. I have a score of 12, but took a -12, and have a GW rank of 144k. For a zero score, that seems high. Does my GW rank take into account my hits? I'm assuming it doesn't, unless lots of people also took hits and their players haven't played yet? My brain hurts and it's too early to be this confused. Any help would be appreciated! Thanks.

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      As I understand, your hits are taken off your score at the start of the week and for GW rank everyone starts from a level playing field.

    2. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Your gameweek rank doesn't take into account your hits. 12pts is very high above the avg right now, but your real rank must have decreased slightly with a total of 0. You've started well though, effectively negated the 12pt hit since wolves Fulham game such low effective ownership

    3. Mings the Merciless
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Thank you both!

      Yes, my overall rank has gone down slightly. This makes sense. Thank you for making my brain hurt less. The hit paid off bringing in two Wolves defenders. Just need to see if bringing in Pereira and TAA pay off too.

  7. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Scenes later today when KDB starts and hauls and Salah utterly fails ... wild cards in tatters, lessons never learned, immediate rage removal of Salah and sulk filled evening ... Or .... Salah is back and KDB 1 point cameo!

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Hopefully both blanks

    2. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Could go like that. I would be the first the be gutted if kdb plays and hauls since I took him out for a -4 this week... however there will be many less who are fussed if it happens that way around since kdb EO is 35%? Not going to be hugely painful. If its the other way around and kdb no show with a salah haul, then those without Salah are gonna feel some major pain with salah Eo being 100%. This is what FPL is all about though, nice to see some template breaking teams at the mo! 🙂

      1. Corgzzzz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        This was exactly what I was typing when I saw your reply....

  8. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Any suggestions when to use WC and BB chip here? 1ft, 0.8m itb

    Martinez
    azpi digne stones
    salah bruno son gundo lingard
    kane bamford

    Forster vydra coufal dallas

    1. Rassi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      WC 34 and BB 35, if the big DGW35 happens.

  9. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Who to get rid of first:

    A) Stones
    B) Dias

    1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      You know the answer

      1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        The one with the better form but with fewer minutes?

        1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 10 days ago

          Yes

    2. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Well ... two views here I think.

      If you have a strong defensive bench, I would get rid of Dias ... means you pocket money, Stones is more likely to get you attacking returns, and when he does not play you have a good playing defender coming in.

      If your defensive cover is reminiscent of dog poo ... then keep Dias for consistency of starts, and flog Stones.

      1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Cheers. Bench is decent so might keep Stones.

  10. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Best keeper for the run in other than Mendy?

    1. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Schmeichel

    2. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Patricio

  11. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 10 days ago

    I really really really want Chelsea to concede this week

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Booo!! I have triple Chelsea defence with Alonso (c) so that scenario would be a real kick in the gulags

    2. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Agree, also have no che

    3. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Unlucky...

    4. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Wash your mouth out and go straight to your room!

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

      How many?

      Reverse fixture was 2-3 last season at a similar stage. Too much to ask for that to be reversed into a 3-2?

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

    Anyone else who has wildcarded noticed that their team value has plummeted? Mine has gone down from 105m to 103.9m. Dont really understand why.

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 10 days ago

      You sold players who you had value tied up in

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        This

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

        Yeah I assumed it must be that. However I thought the team value was the sum total of each players sell value not their actual values.

        1. Boxwoods
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 10 days ago

          It’s not.

      3. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        This

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

      same. lost 1.5m by losing triple leeds, martinez, gundogen

      1. Bennerman
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Come on lads. Basics!

    3. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      That’s what team value is for. It’s useless unless you spend your gains.

    4. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Lol still on 109 after wild card

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

        wowsers! What is your OR?

  13. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Best keeper for the run in other than Mendy up to 5.0m

    A. Leno
    B. Fabianski
    C. Meslier
    D. Someone else

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      A

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      A

  14. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Morning dzz, think i went too template on my WC. should have taken a punt on either Sterling or get a 3rd spurs player for next week. oh well.

    Mendy -- Forster
    Taa • Shaw • Rudi -- Holding Veltman
    Salah • Bruno • Son • Lingard • Jota
    Kane • Nacho --- Davis

    Easy save next week barring injuries

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Think it’s A good and well balanced team for the run in, GL!

      1. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Thans

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Exactly the same as mine, although I have Rudiger instead of Veltman and Vydra instead of Davis.

    3. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Bogle?

  15. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Worth saving FH in GW 33 to later with this team?

    DDG,
    Stones, Dias, TAA
    Son, Bruno, Jota (c), Raphina, Lingard
    Bamford, Kane

    (Bench Martinez, Cresswell, Watkins, Targett)

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Save it for the big DGW. That is what I’m doing

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        36?

        1. Vazza
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 10 days ago

          I think so. I’ve tried following Ben Crellin’s permutations but I’m a little confused what they all mean as there are too many variables involved

          1. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 10 days ago

            Agree

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

        Problem with the big DGW if it happens is that the only team with two positive fixtures is Palace.

        Chelsea and City playing each other in 35 is a bummer for those on Chelsea defence (or City attack come to that). Leicester aren't much better off with United away iirc.

        The really awkward result for Chelsea holders is a win in the cup semi giving them a DGW against City in 35 followed by a blank in 36.

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

      yeah should be fine

  16. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    After all my main rivals in ML WC’ed, my main differentials are: Martinez, Digne, Gundo and DCL
    Doesn’t look promising... 😐

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Same... but we’ll never know who’ll do well and A WC can often be focused on getting most possible points the first 1-2 weeks

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

      Same here except for Digne but with Targett/ Cresswell instead.
      Let’s see what happens, you never know. It’s not a normal season anyway 😉

    3. Reece’s Pieces
      5 months, 10 days ago

      I’m with you there. Digne and DCL owe us this week!! Otherwise it’s benching and rage transfer time

  17. tommo-uk-
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Is son likely to drop value over this GW? I have just enough to switch Sterling to Bruno for next GW but if Son drops I’m nackered.

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

      No chance now

      He has been around -99 for over a week. I imagine he'll shoot up.

      1. Bennerman
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        It still could. If he bombs

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

          If a one point cameo against Newcastle couldn't do it pretty sure it'd take a leg breaking type injury just before a DGW

    2. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      No. In fact it may well be the opposite...

    3. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      He picking up owners now so I don’t think he’ll drop after all.

  18. JVALDEZ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Anyone here doing the Panini Euro 2020 sticker album? Wondering if it’s always been this extortionate - 90p per pack for a measly 6 stickers and way more random pages to fill that are not related to the squads themselves.

    That being said, there’s something satisfying about it and the sticking process itself is therapeutic. Definitely a guilty pleasure.

    1. Bennerman
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      There's some maths these days that shows the cost to actually fill one - eye-watering.
      As an eighties kid I bloody love a sticker album. But they're taking the pizzle now

      1. JVALDEZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        I can imagine it’s in the thousands, there’s a crazy amount of pages to fill

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Used to do it religiously in the 70s and early 80s when a pack cost about 5 pence. 90 pence is daylight robbery!

      1. Bennerman
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        It might be relative, don't know, bit seems like a swiz. Was probably a swiz back then and that was the point! But for a kid, absolutely magical

    3. aaroncfc
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Grab several packs, scan 1 for every 3 you put on the scales. You’ll thank me later

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

        Still got all my football cards from the 70s & 80s, couldn’t wait for pocket money on a Saturday, then down to the corner shop for 2 packs of Football cards, pack of mixed stamps ( avid stamp collector) and a pack of tattoos, for the older ones on here, they’ll know exactly what I mean 😀

        1. Bennerman
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 10 days ago

          I don't go back to the Seventies (not in memory) but recognise all of that.
          Wtf stamps, both my brother and I had stamp books!

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

            Haha, do you not remember the transfers ( not football related) that you put on your arm, put warm water on them, left for a couple of minutes, then peel off and , hey presto, instant tattoo 😀

            1. Bennerman
              • 3 Years
              5 months, 10 days ago

              Absolutely.

              You could get them off the bat bubblegum too

              1. Bennerman
                • 3 Years
                5 months, 10 days ago

                Not the 'bat' bubblegum, not sure where that came from

        2. Stamford Bridge
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 10 days ago

          Mid seventies my local newsagent would sell the FA Cup Final programme too. Such a high buying that and watching the prematch build up coverage on BBC from around 10.30.

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

            Ah the It's a Knockout days - sadly missed.

          2. Terry Tibbs: Top Pundit
            • 5 Years
            5 months, 10 days ago

            Yeah, FA cup build up seemed like all morning back then. 🙂

  19. ZoumasBloomers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Now on exact money for the Sterling to Salah move. Going to be a long week of checking price changes

    1. Bennerman
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      If Salah scored you're going to have to jump to it

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

      I was on exact cash before the price change 🙁 I hate how players can change in value before they’ve even played

    3. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Just make the move

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

    Anyone else stupid enough to cap vardy or just me ?

    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Jarl Magnus The Mad captained him I do believe

      Hope he smashes it for obvious (biased) reasons 🙂

    2. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      It’s a decent shout in a wide-open week for captaincy. I captained Alonso if that makes you feel any better.

    3. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      I've been doing my best to reverse jinx that call for you mate. My latest effort is to point out that Benteke is outscoring him this season from open play on a per minute basis 🙂

      Can't think of a better way to guarantee some Vardy goals 🙂

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

        He’s on a horrific Barron run of miserable goal scoring form

        Or as I like to say

        He’s due

    4. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Up, up and awaaaaay, with TAA, friendly, friendly waaaayyy! TAA capper.

  21. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Current team

    ——————Areola——————
    ————TAA Dias Stones———-
    —Bruno Salah Gundo Son Jota—
    ————Iheanacho Kane————

    Bench: Forster, Watkins, Veltman, Struijk

    0.6m ITB, 1 FT. FH available

    Early thoughts on the transfers I should make over the next week or so? Still early days I know with most of the games yet to be played this week.

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Anyone please?

      1. Bennerman
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Too much City, initial thought. One game less than everyone else, and massively volatile rotation.

        Shyt keepers too, while I'm here

        1. Vazza
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 10 days ago

          I’m seeking solutions mate. I know what the problems are. Haha!!

          1. Bennerman
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 10 days ago

            Ok, I thought you asked for thoughts. Then asked again. I coughed up, and you shot me down. Eh?

            1. Vazza
              • 1 Year
              5 months, 10 days ago

              Not sure what you’re saying. Thanks for trying to help anyway. 🙂

              1. Bennerman
                • 3 Years
                5 months, 10 days ago

                I'm saying you asked for thoughts, no-one had replied do you asked again - I suggested where I thought you might make changes.

                You said - yeah, I know mate!

                So you kind of asked for an opinion and then belittled it. That's what I mean

                1. aaroncfc
                  • 5 Years
                  5 months, 10 days ago

                  I think he meant he was asking what players to transfer in rather than out, although it wasn’t clear

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

                  It certainly came across that way. Sorry mate, didn’t mean to belittle anyone. Have a nice day bro. 🙂

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

      Looks solid with FH

      The big one is the Dias Stones combo at the back. The safe play is to lose one for Chelsea I guess. Stones is the more obvious loss but the gives you less in terms of moving on from Gundo should you choose to do that.

      Personally I'd lose Dias and simply reckon that Veltman is an adequate sub should Stones not play. Do that and you can reach Maddison or Mount in midfield easily enough.

      Lose Stones and then you can think of Watkins to a 3rd attacker such as Bamford once fixtures turn

      1. Vazza
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Thanks mate. I appreciate your words of wisdom. Good luck with the rest of the gameweek.

  22. Plagued by indecision
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Looks an easy save with Kane as TC? Saving FH for the bigger double I reckon.

    Mendy
    Rudiger / TAA / Holding
    Salah / Son / Lingard / Bruno / Jota
    Kane / Iheanacho

    SUbs: Forster / Coady / Lowton / Davis

    1. SwissWavey
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      I'd start Coady over Holding personally but, yeah, looks good.
      TC could be very tasty.

      1. Plagued by indecision
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Yeah good shout. Benched Coady this week and now you just know Arsenal will concede!

  23. Follyfarmer
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    I've captained De Bruyne today full knowing he won't likely start, but if he does and hauls then I'll be buzzing like a bee on ecstasy.

    1. Rasping Drive
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Who is your vc?

    2. Dammit_182
      5 months, 10 days ago

      It’s as exciting seeing the city team sheet from a FF perspective these days as it is during the games. I FH to bring in Sterling and have salah VC.

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

        Took a gander at a City supporters forum linked here yesterday. Appears that they have a Pep roulette pick the team competition going.

        Other teams go for pick for the results - but that would clearly be boring on a City site

    3. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      ^ THIS

  24. Bodini
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    “Fantasy Premier League managers prepared to back Wolves’ appealing run of fixtures were rewarded by Friday night’s 0-0 draw with Fulham.”

    They were?

    1. Bennerman
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Not this one, who bought Neto.

      And of course it was 1-0, as you no doubt highlight

  25. son of city
    5 months, 10 days ago

    had son from GW 3 till now even when he had injuries I used to bench him, but now I think I have to let him go if he blanks.

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Ive had him since GW1. He’s going nowhere from my team

    2. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Not right before the dgw

  26. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Does anyone here feel that Andy’s a troll?

    1. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Andy as in Andy from FFS? No I don’t. I think he’s a good guy who gives good advice.

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Why do you say so?

    3. JVALDEZ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Na he’s just a little impulsive these days which make it look that way sometimes.

    4. Pino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      No.

    5. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      In what sense?

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        Hmm, you did some major surgery on your team this GW Bubz.

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 10 days ago

          Had to be done

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 10 days ago

            100% agreed.

    6. olidooley
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      He’s the opposite of a troll....none of the ‘content creators’ are trolls.
      Some are incredible for players....Mark, all the fpl wire guys, fpl salah etc
      Some are idiots....Lee from happy families etc
      Some are just not good fpl players and a bit annoying....fpl stag or whatever etc

      1. olidooley
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 10 days ago

        And some are good or at least decent fpl players and give sound advice and seem like sound dudes....Az, Andy etc

    7. Studs Up
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 10 days ago

      This post means nothing unless u explain urself!

    8. Terry Tibbs: Top Pundit
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      No, I'd say he's pretty good/honest.

  27. Jinswick
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    When would you plan to WC & FH this lot?

    LLORIS
    Trent, Shaw, Cancelo, Coufal
    SON, Auba, Jota, Gundo
    KANE, Bamford

    Martinez, Raphina, Watkins, Targett

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

      After between gw32_33 for WC I guess.

      Hold FH for potential big dgw36 (or other combinations in the last 3 weeks)

  28. as33
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Any chance Cancelo to start?

    1. as33
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      And how bad Neto injury is?

    2. SwissWavey
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      Of course there's a chance. How big a chance? Only Pep knows for sure.

      Maybe we should start something about his team selections being unpredictable. A phrase, or something, I'll suggest Guardiola Tombola

  29. Weasel Boy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    I bet Dias is benched( I got on wc)

    I bet Bam and Ralph get points vs City ( I ditched them on wc)

    Nacho and Vydra benched/blank (I got on WC)

    Liverpool assets blank (got 3 of them on a WC)

    It's the WC way.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 10 days ago

      With that positive mental attitude, I'm sure everything will be fine 🙂

  30. Mr. O'Connell
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 10 days ago

    Martinez pen save would be beautiful