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How I am coping with football fatigue in a tough FPL season

We are into Gameweek 32 of this brutal season and being frank, a lot of Fantasy Premier League managers are just about managing to scrape through to the finish line. 

Huffing and puffing through this condensed season, a lot of FPL managers are approaching burn-out levels and it might be a good idea to tackle this issue with this article (thanks for the suggestion @FPL_Beard), especially with the amount of people deciding to quit this game recently. 

This week, I was listening to the latest episode of the brilliant FPL Surgery Podcast where the FPL General’s ‘how to deal with bad Gameweeks and bad seasons’ made for a very interesting listen.

We are at the back end of a gruelling season. There are many reasons for managers to feel FPL fatigue at the moment. I’m not even sure if its just fatigue about FPL, considering the sheer number of hours we have football on in long and dragged-out Gameweeks. As FPL managers, we are used to maybe watching two or three matches during a weekend and now there are some days where we have ten hours of football in a single day. 

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I am convinced these long drawn-out Gameweeks are the primary reason for football fatigue and so many managers I speak to now just find watching the sport to be a little bit of a chore and I completely empathise with that. What makes it even more drawn out is that we are still very much in the middle of a pandemic and our social lives are not as active as they used to be. 

Even the break we had before the season started was a lot shorter than what we’re used to. It was barely a break if you ask me. And now we have a lot more matches condensed in a much shorter time period. Until recently, this has even affected the quality of the football that we’ve been watching. Nowadays, I find myself tuning out of games and avoiding watching football a lot more than I used to. The international break has definitely changed things though and the quality in the last two Gameweeks in the Premier League has been a lot better. A welcome change.

But yes, if you’re finding your love for football and FPL to dwindle this season, know that you’re not the only one. These are uncertain times. They are the anomaly, not the norm. Still, many will be wondering how one tackles football and FPL burnout. Well,  here are a few suggestions.

PICK YOUR GAMES

You don’t have to watch all the Premier League games to do well in FPL. We never saw all the matches in normal seasons when there were five or six games kicking off at the same time anyway. If you ask me, watching Match of the Day and absorbing some statistics is enough to do well in FPL. Give yourself some time off from football and that should definitely help dealing with FPL burnout.

WHEN YOU’RE SWITCHED OFF, STAY SWITCHED OFF

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Often when I’ve decided to not watch a game during a Gameweek, I find myself distracted while ‘doing that other activity’ I had planned to do because I’ll constantly be looking at Twitter, my FPL Whatsapp groups and there will be constant notifications from your football apps. 

And considering that we have 15 to 20 hours of football to get through every Gameweek, and you’re not able to switch off when you switch off, burnout will naturally happen. 

What I’ve started doing in the second half of the season is just have a little bit of a digital detox. I switch off notifications (highly recommend this for most of your applications so that you’re deciding when to check your phone instead of letting your phone decide that for you) on all my apps on weekends and try staying off my Whatsapp groups and Twitter. 

Social Media around FPL has grown tremendously during the last few years and if you’re an active part of the forums and Twitter, on matchdays it’ll seem like every goal that is scored by someone is highly owned by everyone else but you. This isn’t actually the case and can be unnecessarily damaging for you to believe it.

MAKE YOURSELF MISS FOOTBALL AND FPL

Do other things. I find that if I have managed to successfully switch off for a day or two, I really enjoy catching up on things on the third day because I’ve truly switched off when I’ve needed to (probably not as often as I should but that’s my choice as a content creator). 

I am hopelessly addicted to FPL and when I give myself genuine time off doing other things for a couple of days, the love for the game comes gushing back on the third day where I truly enjoy my interaction, writing and consuming football and FPL content. 

Trying to box your time during FPL and other things will really really help. You can cheat a little with how you box things and its perfectly okay to have your score update applications on during Gameweeks but I would highly recommend switching off social media during matchdays, although it all comes down to your preference and how you can handle things. 

FIND SOMETHING TO PLAY FOR

If, like me, you are having a poor season, you need to indulge in little mini-games and find something to play for. I am currently ranked outside the one-million mark and I raised the white flag a few weeks ago when it comes to overall rank. 

So all I’m doing is getting players and differentials I like and trying to catch some differential hauls. I know managers that are taking multiple hits every week trying to achieve Manager of the week (because the hits don’t count) and I admire that because they are doing what they are doing to keep their interest alive in the game. 

On a personal note, I will admit it is a little bit of a relief to give up on the season and has made the game a lot more enjoyable for me when I’m watching the matches owning players that I like. Yes, you can throw the ‘points are fun’ argument in my face but I’ll argue that it is entirely subjective. I’ve concluded that I am not going to achieve my Overall Rank goal this year and a Sergio Aguero (£10.3m) goal when he’s in my team will give me a lot more joy than a 200k green arrow at this stage. My advice on FPL will definitely be more rational than the moves I make and I’m completely okay with that. 

A little bit of a sidetrack, but I’ve done some reflection on my poor decision making in 2020/21 and I’m chomping at the bit to start next season. That’s one thing you will always have when you’re having a poor season. The lessons learned during a poor campaign are usually more helpful than if you’ve had a good one and, of course, my motivation to make up for it in 2021/22 is very high. Not to mention the fact that I have the privilege to write and create podcasts definitely keeps the fire burning.

CONCLUSION

I hope you find some of my ideas helpful. I believe it is entirely feasible to play FPL, enjoy and do well in the game even by putting healthy thought-processes in place to protect our mental state.

These are only my suggestions, so please treat them as such. I am curious to know what you are doing to combat football and FPL fatigue, so feel free to let me know in the comments section. 

Here is hoping we do not have staggered kick-offs next season. Never forget. FPL itself is not a sport. It’s a game. 

If you want more detailed thoughts on the best FPL players to own for the run-in, Zophar and I discussed the fixture-swings, differentials and teams to target for the home-stretch in our latest episode of The FPL Wire which you can view below.

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1,329 Comments Post a Comment
  1. melvinmbabazi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Play one?

    A) Rudiger (Have Mendy)
    B) Holding
    C) Coufal

    1. 1314
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      B

    2. FPL Notebook (John)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Rudiger

    3. Ginola
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Same dilemma. Currently on Rudiger.

    4. shawry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 11 days ago

      Very similar too. I've got Alonso, Rudiger, Coady & Holding (+ Mendy)

      No idea which one to bench. Probably going to be Rudiger with Mendy cover and Alonso who may not play. Holding has just come off 90 mins in Europe though...

  2. PLerix
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 11 days ago

    Selling DCL, who would you get?
    A) Cavani
    B) Iheanacho

    1. Il Capitano
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B

      • FPL Notebook (John)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B

      • shawry
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 11 days ago

        B

    2. Il Capitano
        3 months, 11 days ago

        Somehow managed to talk myself into a bench headache.

        Bench 2:

        A) AEmile Smith-Rowe
        B) Bamford
        C) Cresswell
        D) Digne

        1. FPL_Motty
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 11 days ago

          I'd only be playing 1 of those tbh, not much of a headache. Bamford. And probably digne because esr isn't guaranteed to start. Cresswell is injurdd

          1. Il Capitano
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Thanks. Yeah I thought Cress was out too (2-3 weeks) and was starting Bamf and Digne, but Moyes in this morning's presser seemed to indicate he might be ok and will be assessed before the game.

        2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Morning all!!! Do I play Dallas it Cresswell???? Thoughts welcomed!!! Cheers everyone!!

          1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            *Dallas or Cresswell

          2. FPL_Motty
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Cresswell injured mate

            1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              I just read something that Moyes said he is hopeful he can make the trip to Newcastle this week mate, where he start or not or even on the bench is another matter tho haha

              1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                play him imo. he s home to newcastle no hesitation as far as i am concerned

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

            Digne 🙂

            1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Finally gone mate!!! Haha

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

                I've moved Coady into my cursed defender spot this week.

                Curious to see how he matches the Digne Cresswell binary scores. An OG might do it I suppose. He doesn't appear to specialise in picking up yellows.

                1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  i went coady too but regretted it instantly, should have picked saiss. was just worried about minutes...

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

                    Likewise on Saiss and Coady

                    Actually think Dunk may have been the smarter choice looking at the fixtures I'll likely play someone relatively budget in that slot - which is quite possibly this week and next.

                  2. FPL_Motty
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    I'm not going back to saiss ever, he burned me earlier in the season, can be dropped randomly. Coady has decent goal threat too

                2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Good move mate!!! I did Digne and Raphinha to Holding and Salah myself this week

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

                    Looks good

                    Still have Raph and itching to move him on but I'm already a hit down this week to ensure I can field eleven and to get Nacho. Slightly regret Bamford out over Watkins - would much prefer him as my bench this week.

                    1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 11 days ago

                      Yeah I’ve kept Bamford mate and Have Dallas too, Raphinha was my only sensible move to Salah so went with that move so have the power 5 template midfield now!!

          4. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            cresswell

          5. kennethrhcp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            I asked this morning & had a good few replies... Dallas won out

            1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              Oooh interesting mate!!! Cheers for that!! I’m leaning towards Dallas myself I think

        3. Tshelby
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 11 days ago

          Castagne or Alonso for this week?

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            castagne

          2. Il Capitano
              3 months, 11 days ago

              You would think Alonso starts v Brighton, with Chill getting the cup game. WBA scoring for fun ATM and Castagne hasn't been getting the attacking returns to cover a CS loss. Would chance on Alonso.

              1. Tshelby
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 11 days ago

                Cheers thanks for the info! Makes sense!

          3. boombaba
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            Bench Dallas (Liverpool at home) Phillips (Leeds away) or Stones (Villa away)

            1. FPL Notebook (John)
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 11 days ago

              I'd bench Dallas, but you might end up getting him off the bench if Stones is rested.

          4. 1314
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 11 days ago

            repost : should I bench boost this ?
            Forster (tot) , Holding (Ful) , Coady (SHU) , Watkins (MCi)

            I own Rudiger too

            1. fn.jota
                3 months, 11 days ago

                isnt probably gonna be a double on GW35??

                1. 1314
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  I still have freehit

                  1. fn.jota
                      3 months, 11 days ago

                      its tough because if the DGW 35 is announced is gonna be blank 34 so best strategie would be FH 34 BB 35 but we dont know that till GW33

                      1. FPL_Motty
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        3 months, 11 days ago

                        I think you mean blank 36. So FH in 36

              • fn.jota
                  3 months, 11 days ago

                  Should i take out havertz to put Son for -4?

                  1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                    • 7 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    tough one.

                    i d say so since he might not even start and son seems essential this gw.

                    1. fn.jota
                        3 months, 11 days ago

                        same toughts... havertz as more rotation ris

                    2. thepuntmaster
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      3 months, 11 days ago

                      I think so, Son could explode this week

                  2. Nomar
                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 11 days ago

                    Think my work is done. Wildcard team:

                    Martinez, Forster
                    Holding, Shaw, TAA, Dallas, Veltman
                    Raphina, Bruno, Salah, Lingard, Jorginho
                    Iheanacho, Kane, Lacazette

                    £0.5 ITB

                    Just a shame I had to choose between Mount or Martinez as funds meant I couldn’t have both.

                    1. fn.jota
                        3 months, 11 days ago

                        no Son? i like lacazette too

                        1. Nomar
                          • 11 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Believe it or not I sold him on WC.

                          Spurs have 3 games in 8 days starting tonight. I am genuinely not convinced Son or Kane will play on Wednesday night, 4 days before they play a major cup final, so to my way of thinking Son only has one game then a blank.

                          Wasn’t prepared to mess my WC team up for a DGW that may well turn out to be a single GW for him and Kane.

                          I know that’s not the popular line of thought on here, but to be honest I’m done listening to all the ‘experts’ on here who tell you that so and so is definitely going to start and then when the team sheets get released everyone goes ballistic when said player isn’t on it.

                          I’ll stand and fall by my own decisions from now on, not follow what the herd is doing.

                          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            wish i was as brave as you, gl 🙂

                            1. Nomar
                              • 11 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              I have nothing to play for and thus nothing to lose, so maybe I’m just looking at things pragmatically and with an unbiased sense of reason, instead of trying to convince myself that what I actually want to happen is going to be the reality?

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

                      Am I all set?

                      Will shift Neto next week for free.

                      4.8 itb. 0ft

                      Mendy
                      TAA Rudiger Azpi Holding
                      Son Lingard Jota Salah
                      Kane (c) Nacho

                      Pope Masuaka Neto Vydra

                    3. DropkickMurphys
                        3 months, 11 days ago

                        Bench one:

                        ilkay
                        Bamford
                        Jota

                        1. Tshelby
                          • 6 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Bamb

                        2. FPL Notebook (John)
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Bamford

                      • FPL Notebook (John)
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 7 Years
                        3 months, 11 days ago

                        Real benching dilemma this week. Play 3, Bench 2:

                        Dias (avl)
                        Shaw (BUR)
                        Rudiger (BHA)
                        Coady (SHU)
                        Phillips (lee)

                        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          play shaw rudiger coady imo

                          1. thepuntmaster
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 8 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            this

                          2. FPL Notebook (John)
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Cheers.

                      • Tshelby
                        • 6 Years
                        3 months, 11 days ago

                        Seems a bit sideways but vardy and bamford to laca and nacho?

                        1. thepuntmaster
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          For a hit, no. Otherwise why not

                      • thepuntmaster
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        3 months, 11 days ago

                        G2G here? 0.7itb and 1FT.

                        Ederson (avl)
                        Chambers (FUL) - Cancelo (avl) - Rudiger (BHA) - Soyuncu (WBA)
                        KDB (avl) - Bruno (BUR) - Son C (eve, SOU) - Jota (lee)
                        Ihenacho (WBA) - Kane vc (eve,SOU)

                        Areola - McGoldrick - ESR - Struijk

                        No Lingard still which seems foolish, but just don't know how to fit him in this week?

                        1. DropkickMurphys
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Isn’t Söyüncü injured?

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

                          Everyone and their mother will captain and (if they still have), TC Kane

                          I own both Son and Kane like so many, and I'm leading in my ML

                          Putting the TC on Kane this week seems like a waste, just for a 33% boost in points from one player.

                          Surely i can find a better way to create even bigger a gap than the difference between a captain and a TC on Kane this week.

                          Saving TC

                          Regular captain Kane

                          Play Son.

                          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            maybe you overthink it. should tc when you think you could have most points. not to say this will be the case this gw.

                          2. JONALDINHO
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Just TC Kane. He’s the best option from now until the end of the season and your winning the league too. If you don’t others will catch up on you

                          3. Burger
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Why not Son, captains pole suggests there's significantly higher ceiling there?

                          4. Nomar
                            • 11 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Not convinced he plays both games anyway.

                            If he gets rested for one, which he should do because I think Mourinho would be bonkers playing him and Son 4 days before a major cup final, the Everton game is the harder of the two fixtures.

                            I actually like Bruno and Lacazette as better captain options this weekend,

                            Again, goes against what all the experts on here will tell you, though, and my OR is poor this season, so what the hell do I know?

                        3. Mo Salah No Mane
                          • 5 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Excluding Lloris, who is the best Spurs defender to transfer in? Also is most likely to start both games?

                          1. Stupendous
                            • 8 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            None of them for me. Don't even want Lloris

                            1. Mo Salah No Mane
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              Who could I get as a 3rd player with Son and Kane?

                              1. CroatianHammer
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                3 months, 11 days ago

                                Moura would be the 3rd - but here's the thing, you're going to have to get that 3rd out again. You won't be keeping them. I have a FT and would rather hold for shenanigans than get Moura or Reggie now.

                                1. Mo Salah No Mane
                                  • 5 Years
                                  3 months, 11 days ago

                                  Valid point. I plan on wildcarding next week although I will take a minus 4 to get a 3rd spurs player in. Confused. Think I might go Moura

                          2. Sco
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Reguillon is most nailed I'd say.

                            1. Mo Salah No Mane
                              • 5 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              Thanks

                        4. Disturbed
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Bench Bamford or Gundo?

                          1. shawry
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Bamford

                        5. Steve McCroskey
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          A. Bamford > Nacho

                          B. Watkins > Nacho

                          C. Creswell > TAA

                          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            a

                            1. shawry
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 10 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              This

                          2. The Knights Template
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            C

                          3. Sco
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            B

                        6. JONALDINHO
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Rank these in order of ‘essential’

                          A) Bruno
                          B) Jota
                          C) Lingard
                          D) Trent

                          1. Sean
                            • 11 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            DBCA

                            1. Sco
                              • 7 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              A last? 😮

                              1. Sean
                                • 11 Years
                                3 months, 11 days ago

                                For me yes, prices factored in of course

                          2. McSauce
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 11 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            A
                            None

                          3. shawry
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            CDAB

                        7. Flynny
                          • 6 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Hi. At a loss with who to replace Sterling with here. 0.1m short of Bruno.

                          Is greenwood a decent option for the run -in?

                          Salah Sterling son jota lingard

                          Thanks

                          1. Fuddled FC
                            • 9 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Why don't you just play Sterling?
                            Have you heard he may not start? He was virtually rested in CL

                            1. Jimmers
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 11 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              So out of form though......

                              1. Fuddled FC
                                • 9 Years
                                3 months, 11 days ago

                                Yep but great differential.

                                I am saving and using two transfers next week.
                                If Flynny did the same he could bring in Bruno next week

                              2. Flynny
                                • 6 Years
                                3 months, 11 days ago

                                If Sterling starts in the cup match he may be benched in the league. Don't want the hassle....

                          2. Sean
                            • 11 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Rashford maybe, could drop down to Madison and spend elsewhere, maybe get TAA in or something.

                            1. Flynny
                              • 6 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              Cheers.....rashford an injury doubt....

                        8. Sean
                          • 11 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Any chance I don't get 11 starters out of this bunch?

                          Regulion TAA Shaw Alonso
                          Salah Son Jota
                          Kane Vardy Nacho
                          (Holding) (Raph)

                          1. shawry
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Just about 11, but I do think Alonso starts this week given BC played midweek and the upcoming Cup final.

                            Raphina should be ok for Monday.

                            1. Sean
                              • 11 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              yeah I think i'll probably risk it, was mulling over a -4 selling Neto for Lingard and Alonso for Coady/Dunk but seems overkill, can roll the FT and deal with the problems next week.

                        9. Sco
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Is Cancelo to Shaw/Coady worth a -4? Can't see him playing in league as he'll probably play in cup and I'm gonna need to sell him in 33 anyway.

                        10. jimbobmij
                          • 7 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          How likely do we think Rodon is to play both?

                          1. Sco
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Impossible to say with Jose's rotation. Not worth the risk.

                        11. CoracAld2831
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Play 1 out of these:

                          A: Cresswell
                          E: Mings
                          F: Dunk

                          Play 2 out of these:

                          B: Gundo
                          C: Watkins
                          D: Raphinha

                          1. shawry
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            ACD with a strong bench position 1.

                        12. JabbaWookiee
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Ok is anyone who still has TC not strapping it on Kane this DGW? If not why not?

                          1. Burger
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 6 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Son, higher ceiling.

                            1. JabbaWookiee
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              Kane safer option. More consistent of late and on pens. Got Son though and Lloris

                              1. Burger
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 6 Years
                                3 months, 11 days ago

                                Doit want safe, I'm hovering around 100k and want to make a push for 10k so Son almost differential status is key for me. Both explosive, Son extra goal and clean sheet pts but Kane on pens. Whichever I don't choose will score more. Good luck 😀

                          2. Nomar
                            • 11 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Me

                            Because I’m not convinced he plays the Southampton game.

                            It’s 4 days before a major cup final that I believe Mourinho has to go all out to win, because it’s likely now that they won’t finish in the top 4.

                            That’s my reasoning and I know it’s completely the opposite of every other expert on here.

                        13. And nothing else Mata'…
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          IM in a position that I have Auba and Bale, who is less likely to feature this GW? Any news on Auba welness?

                          1. Brimble82
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Auba posted on his own Insta page that he's recovering from Malaria:
                            https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/arsenal/pierre-emerick-aubameyang-malaria-hospital-b1832247.html

                            I'd say he's unlikely to feature given the tone of the post and content of the image!

                        14. Lignja
                          • 4 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Last 2 spot for BB team, woried about not owning Lingard...but chasing mini leagues where everyone have it so not sure what to do..

                          A. Bamford, Gundogan
                          B. Bamford, Lingard -4
                          C. Lacazete, Saka -4
                          D. Cavani, Saka -4

                          Rest of team is

                          Mendy, Forster
                          Shaw, Coady, Holding, Philips, Rudiger
                          Salah, Son, Fernandes, Jota, Gundogan*
                          Kane, Ihenacho, Dcl*

                        15. HaffNanner
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Start Rudiger or Holding? Have Mendy in goal.

                          1. shawry
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Same dilemma, plus I have Alonso. Currently with Rudiger bench.

                        16. Pedersen
                          • 2 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Well. Would you do this?
                          Bamford + Dias to (4.2m) + TAA.

                          Having in mind that rest of the team is playing

                          1. Pedersen
                            • 2 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            And i have Stones

                            1. HaffNanner
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              3 months, 11 days ago

                              Yes

                        17. Hazardous1983
                          • 10 Years
                          3 months, 11 days ago

                          Start dallas or dawson

                          1. HaffNanner
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Dawson

                          2. Miguel Sanchez
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Dallas

                          3. Disturbed
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 7 Years
                            3 months, 11 days ago

                            Dallas