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. TVPlugSockets
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Choose three defenders to start:
      Holding, Shaw, Rudiger, Coady, Phillips

      1. Runaway
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Tough one, I would play Shaw, Coady and Rudiger

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

        Rudigar, Shaw and Coady.

        Please help blow thanks

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

          *below

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

      0.4 off Sterling to Bruno. Chances of Sterling starting?

      1. The class of 92
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Seems likely but you can never be sure with pep

    • Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      In GW 33 considering Rudiger to Dallas and Coady to Veltman - Have 2 FT's

      Also have Mendy in goal.

      Worth it?

    • JamRec
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Help! Do I transfer Bruno or Salah to Son for -4? Or stick with them. I have Kane.

      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Bruno

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

        If you have to sell one of them, then Bruno. But you'll miss him next week against Leeds.

      3. The class of 92
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Bruno out of the two

      4. JohnnyRev7
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Stick.

        But if your transfer trigger finger is not happy, lose Bruno for Son and keep Salah.

    • Pops15
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Start R.James or Rudiger?

      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Rudiger

      2. Krafty Werks
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        James

      3. JohnnyRev7
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Rüdiger. The one with the umlauts.

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

      Rudigar, Shaw and Coady.

      Please help blow thanks.

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

        *below

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

        Reply fail, was meant for the OP.

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

      Bench one -

      Holding, Alonso, Shaw.

      Currently on Holding.

      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Holding

      2. Runaway
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Holding

      3. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Holding

      4. Gentle_Turks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Cheers all.

      5. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Yep Holding - I tend to favour attacking fullbacks over CBs

    • Kala Balla
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 8 days ago

      Who to bech:
      A) Dallas
      B) Rudiger
      C) Shaw

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

        A

        Please help above, thanks.

      2. TVPlugSockets
          3 months, 8 days ago

          a

        • Bobby Digital
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          B

        • Runaway
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A

        • The class of 92
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A

        • Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 8 days ago

          B

        • Krafty Werks
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A

      3. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Trossard Dunk Targett

        Subs in correct order?

      4. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        No pressers guys???

        1. Rotation's Alter Ego
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Less than normal due to FA Cup but they've been going on all day

          https://twitter.com/FFScout/status/1382944344315875328?s=20

          1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 8 days ago

            Thanks

      5. ShaunGoater123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Hmm to TC or not to TC.

        25 points behind my rival who has already used his. We both have Kane and I also have Son, however i am expecting him to wildcard this week and therefore to have both.

        As such is it worth holding onto it in the hope he plays his wildcard and then i have a better chance of using it on someone he doesn't have in future weeks, albeit likely without as strong fixtures on paper.

        thoughts appreciated

        1. Jack Burton
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          I am cant see a better time to be honest good luck any way mate

        2. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Will you have a better opportunity to use it though? The upcoming DGWs don't appear to be as plum as these 2 fixtures for Spurs. And few players in the game are as TC-material as Kane.

          A Son(TC) is obviously the bold play, but I wouldn't do it in your situation.

      6. DV8R
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Play Rudiger or Holding? Mendy is my GK

        1. The class of 92
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Rudiger

        2. Krafty Werks
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Rudiger

        3. JohnnyRev7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Rüdiger. The one with the umlauts.

      7. The class of 92
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Start one?

        A)Holding
        B)Wood
        C)Dawson
        D)ESR

      8. Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Best United attacker for the next 2 (apart from Bruno). On a WC so need a punt. Thinking Cavani.

        1. The class of 92
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Greenwood if you have a midfield slot available. Both good options though

          1. Weeb Kakashi
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 8 days ago

            Cavani was taken off earlier than Greenwood in Europa. So that suggests Cavani ahead of Gwood?

        2. Weilong7
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          whats ur wc team like by the way?
          thinking of WC-ing myself too

          1. Weeb Kakashi
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 8 days ago

            Mendy Forster
            Pereira Shaw Semedo Masuaku Philips
            Salah Son Maddison Jota ESR(bench)
            Kane Laca Cavani

        3. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Greenwood

      9. Disturbed
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Best option?

        A. Bamford > nacho
        B. Stones Vydra > nacho coady -4
        C. Digne gundo > Jota holding/ Phillips -4

        Martinez
        azpi Dallas stones
        salah bruno son gundo lingard
        kane bamford

        Forster coufal Digne Vydra

      10. MGD
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Bench 1:

        A) Phillips
        B) Dallas
        C) Gundogan

        Leaning towards benching Phillips... Dallas has earned himself a starting spot haha

        1. The class of 92
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A as I think both concede and Dallas has more threat

      11. ZAMUNDA
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        1FT
        Start 3 defence: Shaw - Rudiger - Coady - TAA (have Mendy GK)
        Start Jesus along with Nacho and Kane or get Laca instead?

        1. dabber7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Shaw, Coady, TAA
          Think personally, I'd get Laca instead.

      12. clarkey_2000
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Pickford or Sanchez in goal?

        Have a sneaky feeling Brighton v Chelsea could be 0-0

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          if you think it'll be 0-0 surely you play Sanchez for save points?

      13. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Raphinha --> Maddison/Greenwood

        or

        Bamford --> Cavani

        Leaning towards keeping Raph and getting Greenwood. Should be fairly rotation free for the next two right?

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          sorry keeping Bam

      14. Runaway
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Pick one for next 2 GWs:
        A) Phillips (lee, NEW)
        B) Coady (SHU, BUR)

        Pick one for this GW only:
        X) Lloris (eve, SOU) - 4
        Y) Martinez (MCI)

        1. L S P
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          BY

        2. The class of 92
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          BY

        3. Miguel Sanchez
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          BY

      15. L S P
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Own no Sp*rs. Do I:

        A) Bruno->Son(TC) for -4?
        B) Bruno/DCL->Greenwood/Kane(TC) for -8
        C) Go without Sp*rs

        Cheers.

        1. Lav
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Has to be B. Essential to have Kane this week - not essential to have Son.

      16. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        A) Bruno to son
        B) mount to moura
        C) neither

        1. Lav
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          C

      17. Cheeto__Bandito
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Best option?

        Lingard and TAA

        Bruno and Reguilon

        1. Lav
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          2 because Leeds score. But thats close.

        2. Runaway
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          First has the form and second has an extra game, only for this GW I would go with second but with first in the long term

      18. Lav
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        I can only get Son if I drop Mahrez in a -4. Surely just save FT?

        1. waltzingmatildas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Hmm I would probably do that move

      19. James231
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Is Cresswell set to start?

        1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          No

      20. Better Call Raul
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Start 2 out of:

        A) Coady
        B) Shaw
        C) Holding
        D) Rudiger

        1. Lav
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          AB

          D for B if no Mendy

        2. dabber7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A & B

      21. BigBillyBass
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Play

        A) Cavani
        B) Bowen

        1. Pukki Party
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A

      22. Daghe Munegu
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Play 2 please

        A Rudiger
        B Fofana
        C Holding (have Leno)
        D ESR

        1. Super Jack Grealish
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A B

        2. Krafty Werks
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          AB

        3. The class of 92
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A & B

      23. Super Jack Grealish
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        Bench right order or would you sub any in over the players starting?

        Mendy
        TAA, Dias, Shaw
        Salah, Bruno, Son, Jota, Lingard
        Kane (TC), Iheancho

        Rudiger, Coady, Vdrya

        1 FT

      24. Krafty Werks
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 8 days ago

        If you've just hit the top 10 in a number of your mini-leagues and chasing a top 4 finish to get in the cash but you need to reel in the leaders who are currently approx 40-80 pts ahead of you then who do you captain this week? There is a very strong chance that 90% all captain Kane.

        A - Kane
        B - Son

        Thoughts? Thanks.

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          A

        2. Pukki Party
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          B

        3. JohnnyRev7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 8 days ago

          Sometimes you have to go with the (obvious) flow for (c) and then look at differentials elsewhere in your squad. That's where you'll make the points up. Good luck!