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Smith Rowe tops the GW35 points table as Tuchel laments his own rotation

Chelsea 0-1 Arsenal

  • Goals: Emile Smith Rowe (£4.2m)
  • Assists: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.3m)
  • Bonus: Smith-Rowe x3, Bernd Leno (£5.0m) x2, Rob Holding (£4.3m), Gabriel (£4.9m) x1

Arsenal channelled the spirit of George Graham at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, grinding out a hard-earned 1-0 win.

It was a classic backs-to-the-wall display, with Arsenal registering only seven penalty box touches all evening – a total matched by Olivier Giroud (£6.7m) in a 25-minute cameo.

They did ride their luck, with Kai Havertz (£8.3m) missing an early sitter and Chelsea hitting the woodwork twice in quick succession.

But the Gunners have been solid on their travels all season and this was their eighth away clean sheet of 2020/21, a total that only Manchester City have beaten on the road.

And up next is Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, a side that have scored just twice in their last six home matches.

ROTATOR WAFFLE

A total of 18 players were used by Thomas Tuchel across his side’s Double Gameweek 35, with only Cesar Azpilicueta (£5.9m), Reece James (£5.1m), Billy Gilmour (£4.3m) and Christian Pulisic (£8.3m) escaping a benching.

Azpilicueta remains Tuchel’s most-used player since his appointment, having started 15 of the Blues’ 17 league matches from Gameweek 20 onwards.

That’s one more than even Edouard Mendy (£5.2m) has managed; the Chelsea custodian was benched again on Wednesday, with Kepa Arrizabalaga (£4.7m) handed his third Premier League start in the Tuchel era.

The Chelsea boss has had great success with his squad management since his appointment but this proved to be one step too far, with the Blues delivering a flat display.

An admirably honest Tuchel said after full-time:

The choices were not so good today from my side.

I’m not happy with my line-up, was too many changes. I should not have done it like this.

RIGHT PAIR OF BLANKERS

Arsenal and Chelsea now take a backseat in Blank Gameweek 36, with the Blues’ involvement in the FA Cup final on Saturday meaning that they and Mikel Arteta’s troops are without a Premier League fixture this coming weekend.

With Chelsea’s Gameweek 37 and 38 fixtures sandwiched by their appearance at Wembley and the UEFA Champions League final, it seems likely that we’ll see a similar division of minutes between their squad – although a top-four place could still be on the line on the final day and Tuchel’s comments above are worth bearing in mind.

As for Arsenal, their elimination from the Europa League means that they can focus on domestic matters, although the odds on them qualifying for Europe next year are still long.

A double-header against Crystal Palace and Brighton is a decent way to round off the season for the Gunners but again, Arteta’s predilection for a spot of rotation – there were five changes tonight – will be offputting for some Fantasy managers.

RED ALERT

Wednesday’s result suddenly handed an advantage to Liverpool in the race for a top-four place.

Leicester and Chelsea face each other in Gameweek 37, meaning that the Reds ‘only’ need to win their remaining four Premier League matches to secure a qualification spot for next season’s Champions League.

That should keep Jurgen Klopp’s starting XIs at full strength for the remainder of the campaign, with their FPL assets enjoying some favourable matches against the likes of West Brom, Burnley and Crystal Palace in Gameweeks 36-38.

EMILE PESKY

One of FPL’s cheapest midfielders is the highest-scoring player of Gameweek 35 so far.

The busy Emile Smith Rowe (£4.2m) found the net for the second successive match to end the Gameweek on 19 points.

While not rotation-proof, he’s been a regular in Arteta’s side: of the last 19 Premier League matchday squads he has been available for, Smith Rowe has started on 16 occasions.

That’s an excellent record for someone so cheap, as is his tally of seven attacking returns in those 16 starts.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.3m) has been less reliable for minutes but when he has featured, he has quietly delivered.

The Gabon international has seven goals and two assists in his last eight league starts and it was he who teed up Smith-Rowe for the game’s only goal in west London.

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456 Comments Post a Comment
  1. LegendMoon
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Just looking for a bit of advice please. Currently at my highest ever position of 8k, I can get a team out with free transfer but it has coady. If I take him out for a -4 I’ll probs fro out of top 10k. What do do, such small margins now ....

    1. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 18 days ago

      It depends who you are bringing in. For example, if you are bringing in Dallas for Coady, I'd take the hit.

      1. LegendMoon
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Yes it would be dallas

        1. House Frey Wedding Planner
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          I'd say Dallas is worth the -4

          1. LegendMoon
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 18 days ago

            Thanks I’m very tempted

    2. beric
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Great rank, I'd probably just play coady

      1. LegendMoon
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Thanks , previous best was 40k so really happy !

    3. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I’d hit for Dallas given the fixtures.

      1. LegendMoon
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Thanks, going to do it right now

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          Dont do it right now

          1. LegendMoon
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 18 days ago

            Ha can’t anyway website isn’t working for me!!!
            Now I’m thinking is it fate trying to stop me?

    4. unitednations
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      i would take the hit for dallas

    5. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Save

  2. beric
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Nice one Leno, broke a century for the first time this season (107, 6 inc greenwood(c) left). Slashed my ML rivals lead to 18 from 65 and into the top 50k. Not been a great season but this has been a great week, it's so dumb how much this cheers me up.

    1. LegendMoon
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Great work and great score, you can catch him now. Keep us updated.

    2. Feedtheyak
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Love to see it Ive a 90 gap now from 140, another greenwood brace and its game on!

      1. beric
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        That's the spirit! Good luck mate!

      2. LegendMoon
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Great name, what a player he was for a while

    3. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Well done mate, brave C pick, sometimes the punts do pay off. You’ve got this!

    4. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Class mate, well done

    5. beric
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Cheers guys!

  3. son of city
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Thomas deserve that. So pathetic.

  4. CapK
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Maguire & Bruno to;

    A) Coufal & Mane
    B) TAA & Son

    1. LegendMoon
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      B definitely

      1. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        this

    2. CapK
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Thanks both

    3. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      B

  5. Agamenmon
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Who are the must have players for the next 3 games on a wild card?

    1. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Off the top of my head Id say Lingard/Antonio, 2/3 Liverpool, minimal United and Chelsea, Bamford/Raphinha Dallas, probably 2 of Son Kane and Bale, Digne could be a shout also. Just try keep in mind lots of teams have nothing to play for so target teams that are still chasing top 4 or have great fixtures

    2. House Frey Wedding Planner
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Salah, TAA and 1 more pool.

      Dallas and one of Raph/Bamford

      One of Lingard/Antonio

      DCL

      Kane/Son

      1. 007 [RoboKlopp]
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        This

    3. LegendMoon
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I would say 3 west ham, 3 Leeds and 3 Liverpool so Dallas, Bamford, raph, coufal, lingers, Antonio, taa , Salah Robbo plus son, maybe chuck ings in bale for a punt ...

  6. Thomas Magnum
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Which 3 city players would you all want to have if on FH this week?

    1. beric
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Foden, mahrez, stones I think - with an ok bench

    2. CapK
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Maybe Dias over stones? And I think a bit more uncertainty now that the league is done & dusted, but Foden, Mahrez, Dias would be my 3

    3. LegendMoon
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Magrez, Diaz and de Bryne

    4. House Frey Wedding Planner
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I have Dias and not overly convinced he'll play. Can see Pep playing Ake plus one of Laporte/Stones

    5. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Cheers all for the responses, quicker I respond here than to each of you all individually. Foden and Mahrez seem to be the locks which i agree with, Aguero too much of a risk now after the failed penalty. So ultimate will come down to which defender, Stones is a shout having not played in the league for a while and cheapest, Dias always a good pick and have him currently so he’s cheaper, could even go Mendy for a maverick pick but he’s started the last few in the league so may be due a rest

    6. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Not sure I'd take any tbh, dumped all mine on WC in GW33 and been better for it.

      1. Thomas Magnum
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Interesting, surely just as it’s a FH and they have a great fixture it’s worth a shout if the bench is strong enough?

  7. beric
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Tuchel saying he shouldn't have rotated so much lol

  8. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Pickford, 3.9
    TAA, Digne, stones, coufal, Mitchell
    Salah, mane, bale, mahrez, foden
    DCL, bamford, Davis

    2.1m in the bank. How can I improve this FH with the available cash? No kane a worry but don't see how I can fit him in unless I drop bale or mane

    1. LegendMoon
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I would go robbo over digne and Dallas over stones

      1. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        he already has 3 pool

        1. LegendMoon
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          Oh didn’t see that , ignore robbo !!

    2. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Drop Bale imo

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        So kane over bale basically? Maybe the smart move yeah

    3. House Frey Wedding Planner
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Mane a waste of money this season imo

  9. Phlajo
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Have been very reluctant to take hits this season, but..

    Mendy, Nacho, Rashford to Meslier, Son and Antonio/Bamford worth a -8 right?

    Fields me 11

    1. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Yes

  10. Cali
    4 months, 18 days ago

    95 on my BB so far. Decided to go Zaha over Greenwood. Do I ditch him already? Here are some options:

    A) Zaha, Nacho -> Raphina, DCL (-4) field 10
    B) Zaha, Nacho, Rudiger -> Raphina, DCL, Alioski/Struijk (-8) field 11
    C) Zaha, Nacho, Rudiger -> Lingard, DCL, Mitchell (-8) field 11
    D) Nacho, Rudiger -> Bamford, Alioski/Struijk (-4) field 11

    Martinez, Forster
    TAA, Shaw, Digne, Coufal, Rudiger
    Salah, Bruno, Zaha, Jota, ESR
    Kane, Watkins, Nacho

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      D is sensible, can ditch him next week

      1. Cali
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Thanks. Just nervous about not owning DCL given his fixtures. Let’s see what happens against Villa.

    2. House Frey Wedding Planner
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      D

    3. JabariParkersEyelid
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 18 days ago

      D. Just hold Zaha for a week, at least he plays.

  11. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Morning dzzz, how would you improve this FH team with 2.5m itb

    Pickford -- Forster
    Taa Digne Stones -- Mitchell Burn
    Salah Mahrez Foden Bale Jota
    Kane DCL -- Davis

    A: Gtg
    B: Jota >> Son
    C: Stones + Jota >> Robbo + Bamford + improve bench
    D: Jota + Bale >> Mane + Bamford + improve bench

    1. LegendMoon
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      C

      1. unitednations
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        hmm so you think effectively that Robbo/Bamford is better than Stones/Bale?

        1. LegendMoon
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          They are certain starters against 2 possible no shows

          1. unitednations
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            4 months, 18 days ago

            that is a fair point

        2. Thomas Magnum
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          Bales home form is very tempting though, considering him myself

    2. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      D with Antonio

    3. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Looks like we have the same issues! Haha

      If you think jota can match mane it saves you loads of funds. I'm just concerned about his minutes. Recent form has been ok with the exception of his finishing

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Who do you think scores more, mane & bamford or jota & kane?

  12. Chandler Bing
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Best forward our of these for the next 3?

    A. Ings (FUL, LEE, whu)
    B. Bamford (bur, sot, WBA)
    C. DCL (SHU, WOL, mci)
    D. Wood (LEE, benched for Pereira, shu)

    1. Chandler Bing
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Sorry. Wood is benched for Dallas vs sot in GW 37.

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      C

    3. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I’d say C then D

    4. Legomané
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Ings at an awkward price point for most is quite an attractive pick. ACBD, perhaps.

  13. Holmes
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    With Greenwood likely to get benched, Rashford being Rashford and Bruno's record vs top teams, I guess it will be fine to support Liverpool trio tonight...

    1. Van der Faart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Why Greenwood benched? He's been subbed twice around 60mins.

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Who gets benched out of Cavani, Pogba, Bruno, Rashford?

        1. LegendMoon
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          I’d say rashford

          1. Holmes
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 18 days ago

            3 benching in 4 games would really be surprising.

        2. Van der Faart
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          I'd say it's likely the same team that started v Villa, Maguire aside, starts tonight

        3. waldo666
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          Cavani performing super-sub duties would not surprise in the least.

    2. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I'd say Greenwood likely to start.

    3. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Rashford has a good scoring record against Liverpool

    4. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Cavani to come in for Greenwood around 65 minutes.

    5. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Greenwood may start, so you can see his minutes were managed recently by Ole.

    6. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Plus, Fridge out for the remainder of the season

  14. Ari Gold
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    On wildcard for the run in.

    Meslier - 3.9m
    TAA - Digne - Dallas - Lowton - 3.8m
    Salah - Mane - Son - Saint-Maximin - Smith Rowe
    Kane - DCL - Bamelam

    Planning on DCL to Wood for the last GW, other transfer tbd.
    Any thoughts much appreciated!

  15. The 12th Man
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Which one to fund Iheanacho >> DCL.
    A) Bruno > Bale
    B) Jota > Raphinia

    1. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 18 days ago

      B

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      B

    3. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      B

    4. Legomané
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      With A, would you plan to get Bruno back for 37 or cut ties?

      1. The 12th Man
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 17 days ago

        Cut ties and maybe get Greenwood.

    5. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      B

  16. 03farmboy
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    What teams have the best fixtures until the end of the season?

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Check out the ticker to the right.

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Loads:
      Liverpool, Leeds, Everton, West Ham, Tottenham.

    3. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Pool. Leeds.

  17. Legomané
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    How many players can you field in BGW36 without taking a -4 hit?

    Anyone on Free Hit or Wildcard?

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      11

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      11 with a choice of keeper.

    3. Eastman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      8 pt hit to have 11

    4. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      11 FH

    5. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      10

    6. Arteta
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      10 but will definitely get 11th.

    7. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      11 with no hits. Can't decide who to bench between Struijk and Mitchell.

      1. Legomané
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        3x 90 for Mitchell since 1st May, after return from injury.
        Wouldn’t be hugely surprised to see PVA come in this wk.

        Struijk carries a tiny little bit of goal threat, assuming he continues to start.

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          Cooper is still flagged. Struijk should play. I also think Mitchell should. He is young, Four days gap between the two games. PVA's contract situation a factor too.

          Playing Struijk though. More likely to get a return. Thanks a lot!

          1. Legomané
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 18 days ago

            Yeah, I was shocked to get a 2nd start out of Mitch this week! — PVA contract situ definitely seems to have helped reestablish him as first choice. Roy has commented about easing him back from injury. Rapid turn around between GW36 and GW37 for palace — guessing he misses one.

    8. lugs
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      11 if Veltman is fit

    9. LegendMoon
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      11 but with coady

    10. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      11 if Veltman is fit

    11. Legomané
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Morning crew well positioned for the blank it seems!

    12. Cheeto__Bandito
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 18 days ago

      11 with -4

  18. Sprets
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Who to start?

    A) Martinez (vs Palace)
    B) Meslier (vs Burnley)

    I have Dallas starting too if that effects the decision.

    Thanks!

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      A

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      A

    3. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      A

  19. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Tuchel laments his own rotation. It's a bit late now to be lamenting.

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Serves him right. Plus no complaints here. Loved that score line.

    2. Arteta
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Should've played Mendy at least.

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Mendy wouldn't have helped to change that score line.

    3. The Point About It Is
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Too late. He has cost me another 2 blanks. He should send me a written apology and promise to provide me with team-sheets before deadline day for the entirety of next season.
      My points from last 8 players is 0,1,2,1,2,2,0,0 - painful.

  20. Eastman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Keep Bruno of Greenwood

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I'm keeping Bruno but may well bring Greenwood back in after the blank.

    2. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      G

  21. Snooze ya lose
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Nacho and mount to dcl and eze -4?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Not eze

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Try Pereira or Saint Maximin

    2. LegendMoon
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Just seems such a downgrade!
      Any other options?

    3. Snooze ya lose
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Only 6.3 to spend On a mid. WBA have nothing to play for now.

      Other option is just nacho to bamford for free and play 10

  22. Pukki Blinders
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Whos more of a priority to get rid of?

    Fofana or Mendy?

    Feel like playing the rest of the season out with Mendy/Forster as my GKs is going to end in rotation tears... but Fofana’s fixtures are dreadful

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      And you might not have any playing keeper next GW. Always fix the most apparent issue first.

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Can only field 9 this week so it won’t matter. The weeks beyond that are the problem, can use a FT next week to fix that

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          Aah! You did not mention that. Yes, that should be the plan. Fofana out first. Also, a hit this week would effectively mean -2.

          1. Pukki Blinders
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 18 days ago

            Yeah gotta love those -2 hits... Fofana to Coufal and Mendy to Pickford for a -8 is being lined up for this week then I think

  23. Mr. Mystic
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Pick one for next week only:
    (A) Antonio
    (B) Bamford
    (C) Wood

    1. lugs
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      C

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      C

  24. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    On FH and assuming jota doesn't start tonight

    A) mane & bamford
    B) kane & jota

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      A

  25. Arteta
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    "Thomas Tuchel has now played Zidane, Guardiola (x2), Klopp, Mourinho, Ancelotti and Simeone (x2). Eight wins. One goal conceded."

    And then comes Arteta.

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Super Boss!

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Mastermind

    3. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Ancelotti beat you H & A 😉

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Similar manner actually. Leno and Jorginho.

  26. Mweene
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Chances of Raphinha starting this week?

    Looking at Maddison and Fernandes to Raphinha and Salah.

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I'd say his chances are good.

    2. Mweene
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Or I could keep Fernandes and do Maddison and Iheanacho to Raphinha and Bamford.

      Maddison and Coady to Raphinha and Dallas another option.

      1. waldo666
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Maddison and Nacho to Raph and Bam looks the go to me.

        1. Mweene
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 18 days ago

          Prefer Bamford to Dallas? I'm not sure.

  27. tibollom
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    What to do here guys? got 2 FT and 0.2 ITB.. chasing ML

    Ederson Johnstone
    AWB Struikj Saiss Castagne Veltman
    Salah bruno greenwood raph lingard
    kane watkins nacho

  28. Cheeto__Bandito
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Best option?

    A) Kane, Raphinha
    B) DCL, Son

    1. ballstoyede
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      A

  29. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Looking for some advice - my ML has come down to a 4 way battle for top with only +/- 20 pts in it at the moment.

    I'm on FH, and the only one with FH, so it could be a decisive week.

    Should I go Bale - who none of my rivals own or stick with Kane, who all 3 own?

    Is it better play it safe in this scenario and look for differentials elsewhere?

    1. Mweene
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      Do you mean as captain or just to own?

      1. Scots Gooner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 18 days ago

        Sorry, just to own.

    2. CapK
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I think some combo of Antonio / Bam / DCL / wood / Ings, along with salah / marhez / foden / bale / son etc can outscore Kane this week

      But then again, its Kane

    3. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      I think stick with kane in your case. Presumably your rivals will struggle to field 11 without hits and some will be normal bench players so you should be able to make up 20 points just by fielding a strong FH team. No need for big risks with such a small margin

    4. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      If on FH, I would try to go with both. By doing that, you reduce the risk.

    5. House Frey Wedding Planner
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      For a FH I'd deffo take a punt on Bale....he's returned big on his last 4 PL starts at home

  30. KLOPPS AND ROBBERS... the s…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 18 days ago

    Proud of my bench 🙂
    Forster - 10
    Rudiger - 2
    Mitchell - 7
    ESR - 19

    1. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 18 days ago

      BB?