Scout Notes

Strong Gameweek 38 line-ups look assured for Chelsea, Leicester and Liverpool

Chelsea 2-1 Leicester City

  • Goals: Antonio Rudiger (£4.7m), Jorginho (£4.7m) | Kelechi Iheanacho (£6.2m)
  • Assists: Ben Chilwell (£5.9m), Timo Werner (£9.2m) | Wilfred Ndidi (£4.8m)
  • Bonus Points: Jorginho x3, Ndidi x2, Rudiger, Iheanacho x1

Chelsea gained control of their Champions League destiny with a deserved win over Leicester that, from a Fantasy perspective, was the best-case scenario.

The result means that, should Liverpool get at least a draw tonight, all three sides will still be in contention for a top-four finish on the final day, meaning strong and motivated teams put out by their managers for Sunday’s Gameweek 38.

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel was clear about that following last night’s win:

It’s a big step, but it’s only a step. It’s not done yet, we have to push it over the line on Sunday. We absolutely need to refocus on Sunday. This is not the time for celebration.

Hamstring problems for both Kai Havertz (£8.3m), who didn’t make the squad, and N’Golo Kante (£4.9m), who was taken off after 31 minutes as a precaution, dampened Tuchel’s mood further.

He gave an update on them both post-match:

I don’t know yet (their conditions). We will check them tomorrow. I have a good feeling with N’Golo. He said he felt something, he didn’t want to risk a muscle injury. I hope he will be fit for Sunday, Kai the same.

Neither are that well-owned in FPL, with Chelsea’s most popular asset, Mason Mount (£7.3m), blanking again – he’s now produced just two assists in six starts for his 16.8% ownership.

The 14%-owned Ben Chilwell (£5.9m) was awarded the assist for Antonio Rudiger‘s (£4.7m) opener when his corner skimmed off a Leicester head before being bundled home by the centre-half.

But the defenders failed to keep a clean sheet for the third straight match.

At the other end, Timo Werner (£9.2m and 10.4%) was all action and no goals, as so often seems the case.

He was denied two strikes, rightly, by VAR and the same system somehow failed to award a first-half penalty when he was kicked by Youri Tielemans (£6.4m).

The forward was then involved in another incident after the break which VAR found to be inside the area and Jorginho (£4.7m) did the rest from the spot.

Werner led the way for attempts on the night, with four, produced returns for a fourth straight start and his 12th  assist of the season puts him third among forwards in that particular table.

Whatever else you think about the Germany international, he’s not idle.

One striker who hasn’t struggled for goals recently is Kelechi Iheanacho (£6.2m).

A rare recent blank last time out at Old Trafford and a poor FA Cup final had persuaded nearly 50,000 managers to get rid for Gameweek 37 and Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers’ decision to bench the forward looked to have justified that move.

But Iheanacho rewarded the loyalty of his remaining 18.9% base with a goal from a lively 30-minute cameo that should cement his starting place for Sunday’s visit by Spurs.

Rodgers will have to go for broke in that game and it would be a major surprise if he again used Jamie Vardy (£10.2m) in a lone striker role that he really struggled with against Chelsea.

The centre-forward managed just two (off-target) attempts, three penalty area touches (five players bettered that) and zero chances created.

The Foxes look set to be without Jonny Evans (£5.6m) this weekend, however:

He’s still sore. He’s highly unlikely for the weekend, so he’s probably played his last game [of the season].

Chelsea XI (3-4-2-1): E Mendy; Rüdiger, T Silva, Azpilicueta (Zouma 88); Chilwell, Jorginho, Kanté (Kovacic 32), R James; Pulisic, Mount; Werner (Giroud 90+1).

Leicester XI (3-4-2-1): Schmeichel; Söyüncü, Fofana, Castagne; Thomas, Tielemans, Ndidi, Albrighton (Pereira 67); Maddison (Iheanacho 60), Pérez; Vardy. 

Brighton and Hove Albion 3-2 Manchester City

  • Goals: Leandro Trossard (£5.5m), Adam Webster (£4.3m), Dan Burn (£4.2m) | llkay Gundogan (£5.6m), Phil Foden (£6.1m)
  • Assists: Pascal Gross (£5.8m) | Riyad Mahrez (£8.1m)
  • Bonus Points: Foden x3 Trossard x2 Gundogan x1

Brighton produced a stunning comeback to beat ten-man Manchester City as llkay Gundogan (£5.6m) scored and then limped off to toy with the emotions of his 18.2% FPL ownership.

The Germany international took just two minutes to notch his 13th goal of the season, albeit his first since Gameweek 27, when he headed home Riyad Mahrez‘s (£8.1m) cross.

That proved to be the high point for Gundogan, however, as he succumbed to a knock after the break.

The City boss Pep Guardiola was relatively upbeat about the German’s prospects:

Tomorrow we are going to check it, the doctor is quite optimistic. The problem is he had a kick and he was running in the second half with a disturbance. I didn’t want to take a risk, that’s why we did the substitution.

With a Champions League final now just a week and a half away, the manager is unlikely to rush his man back for Sunday’s dead rubber at home to Everton.

Then again, this is Guardiola we’re talking about, so expect the unexpected remains the wisest tactic, especially in light of his pre-match comments about who will start next Saturday’s European final against Chelsea:

Here I rotate a lot and everyone can play. Still right now I am not clear about the way we are going to play and who we are going to play. I have to take a look in the next 10 days and after I will take a decision.

At Brighton, he went for Ferran Torres (£7.0m) as, nominally at least, a striker. 

Some 167,629 managers would have been congratulating themselves as they’d brought the midfielder in on the back of the his Gameweek 36 hat-trick at Newcastle.

But Joao Cancelo‘s (£5.8m) early season-ending red card meant a Guardiola re-shuffle, with Torres sacrificed so Eric Garcia (£4.7m) could bolster City’s defence.

At least Torres got some minutes. The 12%-owned Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) was fit enough for the bench, but stayed there throughout, although that does increase the likelihood of some kind of involvement for the Belgian on Sunday.

Brighton boss Graham Potter likes a bit of rotation himself, and he could well bring back Lewis Dunk (£4.8m) for the final-day trip to Arsenal now that the centre-half has served a two-match suspension.

Welbeck, however, is a doubt for that game after a hamstring problem meant he played just 28 minutes against City.

Potter was not hopeful about his forward’s prospects:

I have not had an update from the medical team. But he just felt his hamstring, so it is disappointing for him. It looks like he will miss Arsenal, but we will see how bad it is.

Brighton XI (3-4-2-1): R Sánchez; Burn, Webster, White; Moder, Bissouma, Alzate (Zeqiri 65), Groß; Mac Allister, Jahanbakhsh (Lallana 49); Welbeck (Trossard 29).

Man City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Zinchenko, Stones, Dias, Cancelo; Gundogan (Fernandinho 56), Rodrigo, B Silva (Jesus 77); Foden, Mahrez, Torres (Garcia 15).

208 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Lindelol
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Hope Bruno doesn't play in 38

    1. Fuddled FC
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      lol..worthy first post 😉

    2. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      He´s not, 100%.

      1. Would Ed Woodward
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        ......100%?

        1. El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Yes, 100%.

          1. Warblers
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 year, 2 months ago

            Why?

    3. MightyGar
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Even if he doesn't he will still get a penalty, assist and 3bps!

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Still can’t believe they’ve given him that assist after he admitted he didn’t touch it. I better not lose my minileague by three points or less.

  2. Milkman Bruno
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Of the 6 players I have played so far, 4 of them received a yellow card and one was substituted after 14 minutes due to his teammate getting a red card

    1. Fuddled FC
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Not too much luck for you then so far then Milkman

  3. Fuddled FC
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Is Forster likely to play gw 38?

    If not which goalie is best to transfer in?

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I reckon he starts

    2. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I can see a lot of rotation, only ones I'd be confident will play would be Alisson and Schmeichel. I wouldn't be surprised by rotation with any other team

    3. ViperStripes
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Bielsa has said Kika 4.1m will play

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        He’s the reason I need Forster to play. F**king sick of this goalkeeper rotation.

        1. Bob.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          So annoying. I saw the Leeds score and I was delighted to get my cs for meslier, only to find out he didn't play. Very frustrating one

          1. Fit_to_drop
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 2 months ago

            Ditto me for Struijk

          2. Geriatric Unathletic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 year, 2 months ago

            I sold Martinez for Meslier and have Forster as back up.... Silly me eh! I was fumming last night honestly :(.

  4. The-Red-1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Areola
    Dallas Lowton TAA
    Salah Greenwood Son Willock
    Kane Antonio Wood

    1FT, 5m itb. Planning to go with Greenwood to Mane, and bench Foden, Coufal, Ward, Meslier

    Sensible?

    1. Fuddled FC
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      do you think Greenwood won't play?

      1. The-Red-1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Surely not given EL final a few days later?

        1. Rasping Drive
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 13 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Good chance he starts if Ole plans to bench him for the EL final.

  5. diesel001
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    My hope for the European places:

    CL - Man City, Man Utd, Chelsea, Liverpool
    EL - Leicester, Spurs
    ECL - Arsenal

    Realistically, West Ham will take one of those EL / ECL spots.

    IMO, Leicester's next step is to build a squad (not just 11-14 players) who can consistently finish in the Top 6 in the PL *and* win a Europa League final. Once you have a squad that can manage that then you are basically a side that can cope with the CL / PL grind of midweek and weekend matches.

  6. ViperStripes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    2FT for GW38
    Guaita vs Pool > Kika (Leeds 4.1m) looks like a no brainer, but does block getting in Raph, Harrison or Rodrigo

    Other transfer is anyone's guess.
    a) DCL > 8.5m?
    b) Bale > 10.1m?
    c) I would need a hit to take out Son or Bale to get Kane in

  7. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Do you expect Dias to start the final game of the season?

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      No I don’t.

  8. ViperStripes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    KDB coudl be a good punt for GW38 as long as you have bench to cover.

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I don’t think it’s worth it.

    2. Bollard
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Yeah, doesn’t seem that long since KDB haul at end of season game last year

    3. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      He's only coming back from injury, I do expect him to feature but only from the bench, no need to risk anything more before the final

  9. potatoace
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Ditch mahrez gw38?

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Yes. Played the full 90 yesterday.

    2. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      There are 5 days between yesterday and GW38 and another 6 days between GW38 and CL Final. I would say probability of him starting is higher than not but we are talking about Pep. If I had him I would keep though.

  10. Wild Rover
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Is having both Foden and Torres too risky? Already have Foden and thinking of getting Torres in for Greenwood. My thinking is Torres starts as he was subbed early yesterday. What Utd do is anyone's guess, I think City are more likely to put out a strong side being at home with fans.

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Oof. We’ve been here before. It’s a really nice idea, I mean I’m almost tempted. But it’s just not going to work.

    2. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      1 City is risky enough, I would not go there. I am considering Foden myself but have no other City.

    3. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Why going with City players with so many tasty fixtures?

    4. Wild Rover
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Thanks for replies, too risky I guess.

    5. Monty the Magpie
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I'm leaning towards Torres for a hit if that's of any value.

      I think you're right about the start.

  11. Runaway
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    I was planning to do Bale + Son > Mane + differential 7.2 MID but Bielsa threw a spanner on it with that Meslier decision. On the other hand, I am not convinced to waste my very important FT with a GK switch in the final GW of the season. What would you do?

    A) Bale + Son > Mane + 7.2, no GK
    B) Spend 1 FT on GK, forget Mane, think again for the second FT (maybe DCL>Antonio)

    Team atm:

    Meslier
    TAA Dallas Coufal
    Salah Bale Son Lingard
    Kane Bamford DCL

    Button ESR Digne Mitchell
    2 FT, 0.5 ITB

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Wasn’t it just an occasional benching?

      1. shawry
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        NO, Kiko will play on Sunday, already confirmed. Think he used the term 'concrete'

        1. artvandelay316
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Why are they suddenly playing him rather than Meslier?

          1. FPL Theorist
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 2 months ago

            Wouldn't be surprised if they intend to cash in on Meslier, he certainly has lots of interest from big clubs. So they would want to see if Casilla is good enough or if they need to buy someone else.

            1. Runaway
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 year, 2 months ago

              either this or they are trying to ditch Kiko (he has a good contract for a sub GK as far as I understood)

              1. El Presidente
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 year, 2 months ago

                Yes, he came in as "former Real Madrid keeper" and that comes with a price tag...

        2. Runaway
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          this, Kiko will play

        3. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Thank you.

    2. MightyGar
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      There is more fun (or despair) to be had with A, my gut feel is that there won't be many clean sheets at the weekend

    3. Cheeto__Bandito
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      If Bale gets rested tonight Id probably replace the keeper and DCL. Bale can return against anyone so better to get the guaranteed 90 from a keeper

      1. Salarrivederci
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Especially if Liverpool win tonight. Then Goal difference will decide if Pool beats Palace, and Leicester beats Spurs.

        Leicester would need to win against Spurs with quiet a large margin, which would make the Spurs counter attacks come quick and often throughout the entire match.

  12. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    The final transfer of the season ...

    Son or Greenwood to go? Don't know the replacement for Greenwood as yet.

    A. Son > Mane, bench Greenwood
    B. Greenwood > ?, bench Son/Nacho

    1. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      A if Greenwood looks like getting benched

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      A hand up for me

  13. Ronnies
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Chasing a 25 point lead in mini league.
    Best differential captain for GW38 ?

    A) Antonio - SOTON
    B) Bamford - WBA
    C) Raphinha
    D) Dallas

    Cheers.

    1. Ch0udini
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      U guess Antonio, WHU more to play for.

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      A

    3. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      A from those

    4. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I'd say A but see how WHU are tonight, I have Antonio but was still wary of bringing him in this week with their poor form, Leeds on the other hand are in a great run of form, will be facing the team that has conceded the most goals in the division, and will get get play their first game back in the PL with fans at Elland Road. I've already got Dallas and Raph but feel myself gravitating towards Bamford

  14. Sterling Archer
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    sitting on similar points as rivals when your captain has already played isnt a good feeling!

    Son seems to be my only differential i have high hopes for!

    1. DA Minnion (Former great)
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Hope he hauls.

  15. Pep Roulette
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Play Dunk or Digne?

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Digne. Don't see a clean sheet in any of those matches. Digne more likely to get attacking returns.

  16. DA Minnion (Former great)
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Being top of my money mini league has really scuppered my plans for a top 1 K finish this season. Have been too busy blocking and taking hits to consolidate that my rank has gone to 4.5 k and dropping more after tonight I would expect. Last season of mini league for me.Money ones anyway.

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Not at 4.5K but a similar situation here. At 50k. Would have been much better if I hadn't planned transfers based on my ML. Being in a H2H league also made it even worse. Looking at my ML along with the next H2H rival really made it difficult for me make the best transfer calls.

    2. Cilly Bonnolly
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      My minileague is the only thing I care about. Unless you win the thing, overall rank doesn’t really mean anything. To me, second place is just top of the eight million losers.

      1. Jam0sh
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Overall rank tells how well you are doing compared to everyone playing the game so I think it's quite important. My aim every season is good overall rank because then you also get better chance to win leagues

        1. Indpush
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Exactly. No brainer.

          Blocking moves deserve poor ranks. It's a wimpy strategy to boot.

      2. Eastman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        This. Better to have hard cash

    3. Jam0sh
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Well, you could just concentrate on OR rank and win your minileague by doing good enough

  17. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Best punt for GW38:

    A) Rashford
    B) Mahrez
    C) Havertz
    D) Harrison
    E) Pulisic
    F) Mount

    1. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      F

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 6 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        I hope we get some positive news regarding Havertz. I have a feeling he will run riot against Villa.

        Or even Jota maybe. Didn't include him in the list.

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      D hands up for me

    3. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      D or F

  18. mcsteely
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Best move here?

    I don't fancy Bruno to Mane as I don't think Man U rotation will be as bad as expected

    A: Upgrade GK
    B: DCL to Antonio / Wood
    C: Greenwood to ASM
    D: Rudiger to Phillips
    E: Something else?

    Martinez
    TAA, Dallas, Rudiger
    Salah, Bruno, Greenwood, Raphina, ESR
    Kane, Bamford

    Bench: Areola, DCL, Digne, Targett

    1. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      A or B, but DCL might easily get something against City depending whether they line up strong or not. Martinez to Mendy the safe but boring pick - upside only 3 points

  19. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    If Fred and McTominay doubts surely OGS has to play Pogba further back and Greenwood starts on Sunday. Martial does not sound will be fit and Cavani certainly will be rested for EL

  20. Monty the Magpie
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    How much is a decent price for Liverpool defenders next season?

    1. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      would pay 7 for Trent (if fixtures are fine and Van Dijk is back).If not, then I'm probably going to roll without him and opt for Man Utd/City defenders.

      1. Holmes
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Van Dijk at 6.5 could be handy

        1. Monty the Magpie
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Yeah, I'm thinking VVD as mainstay if he's fit.

    2. Baines on Toast...
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Trent will be 7.5 again and worth it if he's in form.

    3. FPL Theorist
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Hopefully same as this season (Trent 7.5, Robbo 7.0, VVD 6.5). Any lower and everyone will own Trent. Booooooring!

      1. Monty the Magpie
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        There is a valid argument for starting VVD at £6m after the summer, given that he started on £6.5m this season.

        1. FPL Theorist
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Are you expecting he will be a permanently worse player after the injury?

          If not, why should he be cheaper?

          1. Monty the Magpie
            • 4 Years
            1 year, 2 months ago

            Players generally are after long spells of injury.

  21. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Auba should start v Brighton shouldn't be ?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      And haul too 😉

    2. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Yes

  22. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    I thought it has been such a fun season hope it ends with a bang !!!

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I think

    2. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I felt GW20-30 was pretty boring but that could be due to my rank being stagnant during that period 😛

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Some of the results have been so unpredictable because of absence or crowd, been a bit mental 😉

        1. Holmes
          • 8 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Yeah, quality of the games has not been same. Man CIty vs Liverpool was so boring.

    3. Ron_Swanson
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Chance would be a fine thing

  23. 272MK
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    They should really give trophies to fpl winner. Something nice to add at home

    1. Ron_Swanson
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Would make the Spurs mini league a lot more competitive

    2. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Not unless it's made from feathers. My other half would use it to bludgeon me

  24. Ronnies
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Need differentials for last gameweek, this - 4 worth it ?

    Bruno + Watkins > Mane (c) + Rodrigo

    Most managers will be on Salah captain, so I'm thinking Mane might be a decent punt ?

    Cheers.

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Not keen on -4 at all but decent punt

  25. FPL Theorist
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    For which teams do we expect to see a leaked line-up from a reliable source prior to the deadline?

    I know the Leicester line-up usually gets leaked well in advance, any others?

    1. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      We probably wont get full lineups but their are likely to be players leaks I guess, though it could be like Greenwood leak last night 😀

      1. FPL Theorist
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Cheers mate

  26. The Mandalorian
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Does anyone think Gareth Southgate is a good manager?

    1. Monty the Magpie
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Depends on the task at hand.

      Reinventing Premier League squads with minimal budget? No.

      Short term motivation for fancy international tournaments? He already has form.

      1. Ruth_NZ
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Wearing the FA Blazer quietly and without embarrassing the FA? Yes. A natural successor to Roy Hodgson in every way.

        1. Monty the Magpie
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Newcastle it is then.

  27. Fuddled FC
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Is Watkins > Bamford worth it?

    bench Greenwood

    Y/N

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      For free, probably Yes.

  28. Fit_to_drop
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    In the 8 gameweeks since GW28, Shaw has had one decent score of 8pts

    Been a big FPL disappointment after all that mid season hype.

    1. FPL Theorist
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Selling Shaw after they conceded 4 to Liverpool without Maguire was one of my best moves of the season. Everyone was saying "guaranteed CS against Fulham" and I am glad I did not listen.

  29. Rafa_is_a_geordie.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Exciting times leading into last GW... First time i've ever been leading my cash mini league near the end, and i've tried very hard for very long lol Currently 43 points ahead of 2nd, they have Salah (C), Pereira, Lingard,Son, Kane and Godfrey left to play tonight, I have Salah (C), Lingard, Trent, Son, kane & DCL left to play.

    I am planning on using BB last game and have 2FT with 1.9 ITB.

    Currently have

    Martinez / Sanchez
    Lowton / Mitchell / Dallas / TAA / Shaw
    Salah / Lingard / Greenwood / Son / Raphina
    DCL / Kane / Watkins

    Going to use BB last game, should I:
    Get rid of Shaw & Greenwood as might not play, if so, who?
    Or, and this is what i'm currently thinking, DCL & Watkins > Bamford & Antonio
    Something else?

    Hoping i'm enough ahead but a differential captain pick for them with someone I don't own is a worry. Only main players they have and I don't are Bruno (don't think he'll play), Bamford, Wood, Pereira

  30. Bonus magnet
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    eze showing as 25% on fpl

    is there a chance he plays for those in the know?

    1. Fit_to_drop
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Seems ridiculously high but I doubt even 10% of the playing population of FPL know the guy

    2. Steiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Early reports suggesting he'll be out until the middle of next season.