Spot the Differential

Set-piece duties and three assists in last four warrant DGW32 punt on Moura

Gameweek 32 is almost upon us which gives us an opportunity to have a look at some more differential options.

This time, we’ve selected low-owned picks at Manchester United, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur who we think have the potential to make an impact.

As always, to qualify, the player must have an ownership of 5% or less at the time of writing.

Lucas Moura

  • FPL ownership: 2.4%
  • Price: £6.6m
  • GW32-36 fixtures: eve + SOU | – | SHU | lee | WOL

Tottenham Hotspur are the only team who play twice in Double Gameweek 32, as they travel to Goodison Park to take on Everton tomorrow night, before playing Southampton at home on Wednesday.

Loading up on their assets is a no brainer, but if your budget won’t stretch to Son Heung-min (£9.4) or Harry Kane (£11.7m), or if you fancy complementing them with a differential, FPL bosses could do a lot worse than look at Lucas Moura (£6.6m).

Until last month, it felt like another patchy season for the Brazilian, as he struggled to establish himself in the starting XI. However, the 28-year-old has now started nine of the last ten league matches, providing two goals, four assists and 47 FPL points during that time. Interestingly, that’s five more than Son over the same period, and you could argue that along with Kane, he is one of Spurs’ in-form players right now.

Moura’s numbers over the last six Gameweeks are also encouraging. Among team-mates, he ranks second for chances created and joint-third for shots in the box, while no player has touched the ball more often in the final-third. Crucially, he has been taking some corners too, which could yield returns against Everton, who rank third-worst for set-piece attempts conceded over their last six home matches.

Son and Kane remain the stand-out picks in Double Gameweek 32, but Moura continues to be overlooked and could offer real value at just £6.6m.

Jarrod Bowen

  • FPL ownership: 2.3% 
  • Price: £5.9m
  • GW32-36 fixtures: new | CHE | bur | EVE | bha

With Michail Antonio (£6.6m) side-lined with a hamstring injury which could see him miss the remainder of the season, Jarrod Bowen (£5.9m) is impressing in his absence.

The 24-year-old has now scored three goals in as many games, and also provided an assist against Leicester City last time out. 

In his new role as a striker, Bowen has shown he is capable of leading the line by using his pace to make clever runs in behind the opposition’s backline. His partnership with Jesse Lingard (£6.5m) is thriving, and the duo’s movement in recent matches suggests Newcastle’s defenders could be in for a long afternoon on Saturday. It’s also worth noting that the Magpies’ have conceded more goals from counter-attacks than any other side this season, and have kept just one Premier League clean sheet at St James’ Park.

West Ham continued their charge towards Champions League football with a win in Gameweek 31 and most of their remaining matches are against teams currently in the bottom-half. In fact, the home game against Chelsea in Gameweek 33 looks to be the only fixture to be truly wary of.

Though Lingard has stolen the show since arriving in east London, Bowen is stepping up right when the Hammers need him most, and could be an effective differential for the run-in.

Mason Greenwood

How Spurs' FPL assets fared in their final match before Double Gameweek 32
  • FPL ownership: 2.1%
  • Price: £7.0m
  • GW32-36 fixtures: BUR | lee | LIV | avl | LEI

After a difficult start to the season, Mason Greenwood (£7.0m) has now scored three goals in his last four appearances.

The 19-year-old played a decisive role in Manchester United’s 3-1 win at Tottenham Hotspur last weekend, as he came off the bench and provided a goal and assist.

Tactically, it was an interesting setup, with Paul Pogba (£7.6m) starting as the left-sided player in a 4-2-3-1 formation. However, as the game went on, he and Marcus Rashford (£9.5m), who Greenwood later replaced, took up narrower positions and effectively swung the clash in Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s side’s favour.

If Pogba is to continue in a similar, more advanced role, where he has the vision and ability to quickly switch play, United’s right-sided forward stands to benefit most.

Rotation at clubs still involved in Europe is always a concern at this stage of the season, but Greenwood has now started eight of the last ten matches in all competitions, and with Anthony Martial (£8.6m) out injured, more opportunities should come his way.

The number 11’s push for a place in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the European Championships this summer could be an important factor, too, as he will need to showcase his undoubted talent during the run-in. Encouragingly, the fixtures offer him an opportunity to do exactly that, as the Red Devils now face Burnley, Leeds United and Aston Villa between Gameweek 32 and 35.

Greenwood is one of the Premier League’s brightest young stars, and with an ownership of just 2.1%, is a tempting midfield differential.

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1,023 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Corona is not good 4 U
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 13 days ago

    What is better for this week only?

    A) Lloris
    B) Sanchez or Pope + 4

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      B - Sanchez

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Roll the dice on Lloris for Pope. Have some fun.

  2. Mikey44
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Martinez
    TAA Shaw Stones
    Salah Fernandes Son Lingard Raphinha
    Kane Iheanacho
    Subs: Fabri Dallas Davies Lascelles

    2m in the bank, already did Iheanacho in for DCL. Is Raphinha to Jota/Greenwood worth a -4?

    Thank you

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Just play Dallas over Raph and save the hit

  3. OptimusBlack
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    If you already -4 would you sell Cresswell for Coady / Regulion / Shaw or play Dunk v.s Chelsea ??

    1. Cheeto__Bandito
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 13 days ago

      im doing -4 for Reg i think

  4. Slitherene
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    BB or TC Kane?

    Areola ¦ Sanchez
    Dias Alonso Shaw Coady
    Bruno Salah Lingard
    Kane Iheanacho Vardy
    | Pereira Saka Phillips

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      TC

    2. Konstaapeli
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      TC because DGW

  5. Jsteve
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Finally time to part ways with my final MC asset Dias?....
    Thinking Dias > Shaw

    1. JohnnyRev7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      I'm hanging on to Dias. May get quite a few games despite MCI's schedule.

  6. Cheeto__Bandito
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Best option long-term?

    Rashford and TAA

    Bruno and Reguilon

  7. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Start one:
    A) Fofana
    B) Rudiger
    C) Holding

    1. AK_FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Rudiger or Holding

  8. AK_FC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    G2G? Starting defense and bench order correct?

    Mendy
    TAA - Shaw - Dias
    Salah - Bruno - Son - Jota - Lingard
    Kane (C) - Iheanacho

    (Forster; Rudiger, Fofana, Vydra)

  9. KUNingas
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    G2G?

    Mendy
    Dias, Shaw, Holding
    Salah, Bruno, Son, Lingard, Jota
    Kane (TC), Iheanacho

    Forster, Rudiger, Phillips, Vydra

    1. AK_FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Looks good

  10. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Chasing 70 odd points

    Son(TC)

    Gulp

    1. Atwood
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Son's capable. Good luck.

    2. Krafty Werks
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      As a chaser of a similar amount I'm also taking a leap of faith and capping Son i think, no (TC) but if i had i would for sure. I have a feeling this DGW the Son is gonna shine!!

      1. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Bloody hope so

  11. Fantasy123456
      3 months, 13 days ago

      If my rival is gonna captain Kane is a waste if I use my triple captain on him. I have triple captain and he has a bench boost, with me in the lead by about 15 points. Please help!

      1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        If Kane hauls you'll still get a decent bounce.

        1. Fantasy123456
            3 months, 13 days ago

            I’m torn between keeping my triple captain until the last gameweek if it comes down to a few points between us on the last day of just going for it now

        2. AK_FC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          I can't imagine a better time left to use the TC than now on Kane. I would if I had it still.

      2. CONNERS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Boring q, but how nailed is Amartey for Leicester?

        (Just need a 4.1 or less fodder for the bench.)

        1. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 13 days ago

          I'd avoid, he was hooked after 45 mins last game

        2. AK_FC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          For bench fodder not bad, but don't count on him always planning

          1. AK_FC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Playing

        3. CONNERS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Thanks, will avoid.

          1. Utopsis
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 13 days ago

            You could gamble of Mitchell (CRY) as foddef. He may get a game or two here and there, and has a DGW coming

      3. Lacikasz01
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Which GK pair should I go for for the rest of the season?

          a) Martinez and Forster
          b) Leno/Fabianski and Johnstone

          1. Utopsis
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 13 days ago

            A

            1. Lacikasz01
                3 months, 13 days ago

                Thanks! And what if I did Mendy with Johnstone? Should I still go for the original Martinez-Forster option?

                1. Utopsis
                  • 1 Year
                  3 months, 13 days ago

                  Hmm - personally I'd keen Emi, I did so on my WC last week. Even when he concedes he picks up points, and if you sell him now just know you'll be buying him back for his future DGW.

          2. Mo Mane Mou problems
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            LUCAS FOR A 1W PUNT, OR BRING IN LINGARD RIGHT AWAY?
            Thanks in advance

            1. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Ling

            2. HonestBlatter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Lingardinho fur sure

            3. Mo Mane Mou problems
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Thanks

          3. the dom 1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            DCL > Nacho for another hit worth it if I am TC this game week???

            Y or N

            1. Gudjohnsen
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Yeah would do that move

              1. the dom 1
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 13 days ago

                Cheers

          4. rubberdignerapids
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Any help appreciated-

            Auba to Greenwood for -4 or hold?

            Current Team:

            Mendy
            Cresswell, Shaw, Reguilon (Phillips, Struijk)
            Aubameyang*, Son(c), Jota, Salah, Lingard
            Kane, Iheanacho (Watkins)
            0.6 itb

          5. Jimjam
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Martinez (Forster)
            Cancelo, Shaw, Rudiger (Dallas, Phillips)
            Salah, Fernandes Bale, Jota, Lingard
            Kane, Iheanacho (Bamford)

            0FT, 0.0 in bank

            Bale & Cancelo -> Son & Coady worth a -8?

            1. rubberdignerapids
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Just Bale to Son and play Phillips for -4

              1. rubberdignerapids
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 13 days ago

                ah. You can't do Bale to Son in one move....I would just hold and pray

                1. Jimjam
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 13 days ago

                  Sadly not! 0.2 off, hence the Cancelo -> Coady move

                  1. rubberdignerapids
                    • 1 Year
                    3 months, 13 days ago

                    or Bale to Moura for a differential punt

          6. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            We had Arsenal press conference yet? Don't see scout tweets.

            1. JohnnyRev7
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Arsenal play on Sunday so maybe on Saturday after GW deadline.

          7. Fergiesarmy
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Salah and DCL out for Iheanacho and son
            Or
            Foden and DCL out for Iheanacho?

            Can't get Son in without removing salah

          8. Drogba Legend
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Mendy
            Dias - Rudiger - TAA
            Salah - Son - Sterling - Neto** - Jota
            Kane - Nacho

            Forster - Holding - Coufal - Fodder

            A) Save and playing Holding/Coufal
            B) Sterling > Bruno
            C) Neto > Traore
            D) Something else?

            I'll need to switch out Sterling/Son/Dias for blank 33 as well with no FH/WC

          9. PogBruno
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            G2G or would you start Rudiger over anyone from the starting XI ?

            Mendy
            TAA Coady Shaw
            Salah Jota Maddison Son LucasMoura
            Kane (c) Nacho
            - Rudiger Wood Konsa

            1. Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 13 days ago

              No Lingard? Or Bowen, if you're feeling punty.

              Otherwise, g2g

          10. Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            A. Start Saka
            B. DCL to Lacazette or Cavani for -4, bench Saka

            1. the dom 1
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              B with Laca

              Help me above?

            2. Eh, just one more thing ...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Start Saka

          11. Adamdashi
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Correct to not play Dias? I'm assuming he'll play 90 in the FA Cup and probably rested vs Villa in preparation for EFL cup

            Mendy
            Holding, Coady, Holding
            Salah, Bruno, Son (V), Lingard, Jota
            Kane (TC), Iheanacho

            Forster, Dias, Rudiger, Vydra

            1. Adamdashi
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Other Holding is TAA...

          12. smix
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Laca a good bet for this week ?

            1. CravenA
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Always scores v Fulham

          13. Tmel
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Which one to start:

            a) Rudiger (BHA)
            b) Raphina (LIV)
            c) Bamford (LIV)

            1. Eh, just one more thing ...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Bamford

            2. Miguel Sanchez
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              C

            3. Jimmers
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              I'd start Rapha with Bambam first sub. If Rapha doesn't start, he won't be on the bench for Bielsa

          14. PP6
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Start 1 and 2 defenders
            Areola (Ars)
            Martinez (MCI)
            Stones (AVL)
            Cancelo (avl)
            Keane (tot)
            Philips (Lee).

          15. Smudger’s Dirty Dozen
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Bit dull I know but back four headache...

            Bench two from currently on AF...

            A Holding
            B TAA
            C Jota
            D Shaw
            E Saiss
            F Rudiger

            1. Eh, just one more thing ...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              E & F

            2. Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 13 days ago

              AF

          16. smix
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Laca to start this week ?

            1. Atters
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 13 days ago

              Likely, Aubameyang recovering from Malaria

          17. Lethargio Alcantara
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Good time to WC?

          18. Atters
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            A) Aubameyang - Lucas Moura (start Richarlison)
            Or
            B) Aubameyang & Richarlison to Kane and Lingard/Greenwood (-4)