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Scoutcast Episode 377 – Making sense of Double Gameweek 35

Joe and Seb are joined by Karam to look at the key issues facing Fantasy Premier League managers ahead of Gameweek 35.

The fans’ protest at Old Trafford at the weekend served up an array of new permutations for the Scoutcast crew to ponder as they prepare for this week’s bumper set of fixtures.

The postponement of the fixture between Manchester United and Liverpool means that Jurgen Klopp’s troops are likely to play twice within one of the next two Gameweeks. Meanwhile, the Red Devils will possibly avoid a blank in Gameweek 36, making their assets even more attractive.

As Joe, Seb and Karam await confirmation of the scheduling changes, they analyse the different scenarios to prepare for.

Chip strategy is crucial to this and fortunately, each of the Scoutcasters has one chip left to deploy for the week ahead, which features a raft of teams playing twice.

Joe reveals his Bench Boost plans for Gameweek 35, while Karam and Seb unveil the 15 players that have made their Free Hit squads.

The crew take a deep dive into the numbers of the best premium picks and low-budget gems, not just for the weekend’s fixtures but also for the season run-in.

With Michail Antonio (£6.4m) back from injury for West Ham, it looks like David Moyes’ side could be key to FPL managers’ plans for the tail-end of the 2020/21 campaign.

Elsewhere, Rough with the Smooth features a return to form for a serial top 10k finisher, the remaining fixtures are frisked, and Karam takes his turn to pick a differential.

Captains are revealed and the Scoutcast trio look back on their contrasting fortunes in postponement ravaged Gameweek 34.

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281 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Zaha surely start or?

    1. Cheeseoid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Or he doesn't. Wait for the presser

      It's worth noting that he had the injury before the last match and still player the entire game. Make of that what you will

  2. Pompel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Is Adams a decent alternative to Watkins if can't stretch to DCL, given Ings is out with injury? He just scored three gw's in a row, and fixtures not to bad (liv+CRY - FUL - LEE - whu ) from an attacking perspective.

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      adams is no match for ollie

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        I have jwp who is on penalties now

        1. Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          But Lingard (or Son even) would have to go for JWP, whereas to get Watkins/Adams, I'd be able to get rid of Bamford (the useless f***er)

      2. Cheeseoid
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        So true

        1. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          xxx

      3. TheAbear53
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Definitely a match - way better fixtures & steps up when Ings is out...

    2. Zen Arcade
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I don't like him much. Would prefer to go for Antonio even though he doesn't double, I think. Price is a touch higher though.

      1. Pompel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Price very much an issue as it stands for me - depending on whether I'll lose Son or not

  3. Rep Poulette
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Chances of Azpi playing both games?

  4. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Goooood afternoon you fine and beautiful people.........I need your help.

    Would you play DGW Rudiger ( MCI and ARSE) over SGW Son.....??? I have Kan

    1. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      *Kane

  5. Balls of Steel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Son

  6. Corgzzzz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Afternoon you fine and beautiful people.........I need your help.

    Would you play DGW Rudiger ( MCI and ARSE) over SGW Son.....??? I have Kan

  7. Booked4Dissent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    I can’t make sense of the fixtures announcement. Do United now have a fixture in GW 36?

    1. DBossman_2000
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Triple Gw35, Blank 36

      1. Booked4Dissent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Woah. Cheers dude. Crazy. First ever triple?