Scout Squad

The Scout Squad’s best FPL players for Gameweek 38

Fantasy Football Scout contributors David, Andy, Tom and Neale assemble for the final time this season to pick out their favoured Fantasy Premier League players for the upcoming Gameweek.

Our weekly Scout Squad feature always takes the form of a ‘Free Hit’-type selection and there’ll be plenty of FPL managers looking for a Hail Mary punt ahead of Sunday’s deadline, with this round of matches offering one final chance for us to improve our ranks or claw back mini-league deficits.

All of our panelists have put forward an 18-man long-list of Fantasy assets and will explain their notable inclusions and omissions below.

The players listed will then be narrowed down to a squad of 15 (with the starting XI not exceeding a total cost of £83.0m) for the weekly Scout Picks selection ahead of the deadline at 14:30 BST on Sunday.

Each writer must meet the following requirements:

  • At least one goalkeeper costing £5.0m or less
  • At least one sub-£5.0m defender
  • At least one midfielder listed at £6.5m or below
  • At least one forward priced at £7.5m or lower
  • No more than three players from the same club

SCOUT SQUAD PICKS

DavidNealeTomAndy
GKMartin DubravkaEdouard MendyEdouard MendyEderson
Robert SánchezAlphonse AreolaAlphonse AreolaAlphonse Areola
Jordan PickfordMark GillespieBernd LenoMartin Dubravka
DFTrent Alexander-ArnoldStuart DallasTrent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-Arnold
Andrew RobertsonTrent Alexander-ArnoldStuart DallasStuart Dallas
Vladimir CoufalJames TarkowskiMatthew LowtonKieran Tierney
Ben ChilwellAlex TellesVladimír CoufalBen Chilwell
Federico FernándezCalum ChambersKieran TierneyVladimír Coufal
MFMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed SalahMohamed Salah
RaphinhaRaphinhaSadio ManéSadio Mané
Joe WillockMason MountRaphinhaRaphinha
Son Heung-minKevin De BruyneJesse LingardFerran Torres
Mason MountSaid BenrahmaMason MountChristian Pulisic
FWPatrick BamfordPatrick BamfordMichail AntonioPatrick Bamford
RodrigoChris WoodPatrick BamfordMichail Antonio
Harry KaneMichail AntonioHarry KaneHarry Kane
Christian BentekeDominic Calvert-LewinChris WoodChris Wood
Chris WoodKelechi IheanachoKelechi IheanachoKelechi Iheanacho

Most popular picks: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salah, Raphinha, Chris Wood, Patrick Bamford (four), Stuart Dallas, Vladimir Coufal, Alphonse Areola, Mason Mount, Harry Kane, Michail Antonio, Kelechi Iheanacho (three)

DAVID SAID

Goalkeepers are hard to choose for Gameweek 38 so I’ve gone with Martin Dubravka ahead of Newcastle’s trip to Craven Cottage considering that Fulham have failed to find the net in three of their last four home matches.

Meanwhile, Jordan Pickford has produced 4.2 saves per game in meetings with top-six sides this season, so I’ve included him in the expectation of a few scant additional points.

With very few goalkeepers offering strong clean sheet potential in Gameweek 38, the same is true of defenders, so I have mostly included those I believe can get attacking returns.

Trent Alexander-Arnold is an obvious option considering that his total of three assists across his last six is the most among defenders. Unsurprisingly, the Liverpool right-back is also top of that category for expected assists (xA) across the same period. Andrew Robertson‘s xA score of 0.88 is also the sixth-best among defenders over their last half-dozen run-outs.

I was torn between Aaron Cresswell and Vladimir Coufal but went with the latter considering he is usually the more effective West Ham defender at home in terms of attacking returns. The Czech Republic international has four Premier League assists at the London Stadium this season, compared to two for Cresswell. Meanwhile, the Englishman has registered just one touch inside the box at home in 2020/21, while Coufal has 17 to his name.

Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane both have a Golden Boot award to chase, each one on 22 goals for the season thus far. The Egyptian has produced 19 shots in the box over his last six, the second-most in the league, while I think Kane can capitalise on Leicester’s need to go gung-ho for Champions League football on Sunday.

That is why I have also included Son Heung-min in my selection while I should also note that Christian Benteke is one of only two players with more shots in the box than Salah over the last six. He also leads the league for shots on target over the same period, producing goals in each of his last four and, in Gameweek 38, he – fitness permitting – faces a Liverpool defence that has conceded more big chances than any other Premier League side.

Joe Willock‘s form is looking sustainable still as he added a sixth goal in as many games against Sheffield United. With Fulham coming up on the final day, the fact he is third in the Premier League for minutes per expected goal involvement (xGI) bodes well.

Finally, I want to throw my weight behind Leeds’ attack for a meeting with West Bromwich Albion. This will be the Whites’ first Premier League game to feature fans at Elland Road for 16 years and that alone might be enough to suggest a big win.

But let us also consider that they are joint-top of the form table over the last nine matches (20 points from six wins, two draws and one defeat) and West Brom have the worst expected goals conceded (xGC) over the last six. For that reason, I am including RaphinhaPatrick Bamford and Rodrigo in my Scout Squad selection.

NEALE SAID

Double-ups or more on Liverpool, Leeds United and West Ham United are fairly self-explanatory, so I’ll instead focus on less-predictable selections elsewhere.

Starting at the back, I’ve plumped for two goalkeepers whose sides have very little defensive form at all.

Fulham haven’t kept a clean sheet since Gameweek 27 but with a gung-ho Newcastle potentially missing the first three players in line for striking spots (Callum Wilson, Allan Saint-Maximin and Joelinton) and with Joe Willock “fatigued” after his heroics over the last month, Alphonse Areola could enjoy one final shut-out before the Cottagers drop to the Championship – providing Scott Parker doesn’t follow in the footsteps of many of his peers and hand a start to a back-up custodian.

A reserve shot-stopper could indeed well be between the posts in west London, as I’d be surprised if Newcastle risk aggravating Martin Dubravka’s niggling hamstring with Euro 2020 coming up. Enter Mark Gillespie, who could be facing a Fulham attack who have scored just twice in their last eight home matches.

Wolverhampton Wanderers just keep conceding goals from set plays so I’m immediately drawn to dead-ball specialist Alex Telles for a presumably under-strength Manchester United’s trip to Molineux, with Wolves’ struggle for goals (seven in their last ten) also an incentive.

Calum Chambers and Arsenal will be facing a Brighton attacked blunted by the unavailability of Danny Welbeck and Neal Maupay, meanwhile. Presuming he gets the nod at right-back with Hector Bellerin out and Cedric Soares peripheral, Chambers also carries a threat going in the opposite direction: he has had seven shots and 10 penalty box touches in his last six appearances, two of which were as a substitute.

Sheffield United’s recent tendency to concede a lot headed opportunities (Willock’s goal and Jonjo Shelvey’s big chance in midweek the tip of the iceberg) surely plays into the hands of James Tarkowski and Chris Wood, while Dominic Calvert-Lewin may have some unexpected joy at the Etihad, as Manchester City have conceded exactly two goals in each of their last four home games – and shipped six in total at Brighton and Newcastle in the last two Gameweeks.

I’ve selected Kevin De Bruyne as a last-week punt. City’s line-ups are a bit of a crapshoot and perhaps they are best avoided in Gameweek 38, but would Pep Guardiola allow his star Belgian to go into a Champions League final off the back of a 25-day stretch without any game-time? The former Barcelona boss has, remarkably, done this before, but has more recently talked up the importance of “rhythm”.

Finally, I’ve opted for Said Benrahma over the plethora of other West Ham midfielders. The unpredictable Algerian has spent a lot of time on the right flank over the last two Gameweeks and it was from this position that he assisted against West Brom. If stationed there on Sunday, he’ll be up against a Southampton side who have conceded the second-highest number of chances from their left flank over the last six games – a period that coincides with Ryan Bertrand’s unavailability and the deployment of centre-halves at left-back.

TOM SAID…

Edouard Mendy is my first-choice goalkeeper in Gameweek 38. 

Despite conceding in each of their last three Premier League matches, Chelsea have kept 18 clean sheets in 28 attempts under Thomas Tuchel, and with a strong line-up assured look like one of the better teams to target from a defensive perspective.

I’ve also selected Alphonse Areola, mainly due to Newcastle United’s mounting injury list in attack, and Bernd Leno.

In defence, Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold is my top pick. The in-form right-back has been one of the Reds’ standout performers in recent weeks, creating 21 chances in his last six matches, at least two more than any other Premier League player.

Elsewhere, amongst defenders, only Aaron Cresswell and Lucas Digne have a higher number of assists than Vladimír Coufal this season, an impressive achievement considering he doesn’t take set-pieces. He is still in search of his first goal but continues to threaten going forward, as shown by him hitting the post against Everton in Gameweek 35.

Stuart Dallas, Matthew Lowton and Kieran Tierney complete the picks at the back.

Further forward, the inclusion of Liverpool and Leeds United’s attacking players largely speak for themselves, so I’ll dedicate a bit more time to a few of my other selections.

West Ham United’s chances of a top-four finish are gone but European football next season remains very much on the table, and I’m tipping them to finish strongly against Southampton. Jesse Lingard’s goals have dried up across the past five games but he remains one of their key attackers, while Michail Antonio has performed well on the road this season having been directly involved in nine goals. He may be on penalties, too, following Declan Rice’s midweek miss.

Meanwhile, for a fourth consecutive season, Chris Wood is into double figures for Premier League goals. The New Zealander boasts 11 attacking returns since Gameweek 27, and takes on a Sheffield United side who have kept just three clean sheets at home all season.  

The offensive list is completed by Mason Mount, plus forwards Harry Kane and Kelechi Iheanacho, who face off against each other in what I’m anticipating will be an open game.

ANDY SAID

As usual, it’s difficult to pick a Manchester City player without worrying about rotation. But after a very brief appearance against Brighton in Gameweek 37, I’m backing Ferran Torres to get another run-out. If Kevin De Bruyne is still not fully fit, I think Pep Guardiola may want to see Torres play in the number nine role again. He’s managed 0.44 expected goal involvements (xGI) per 90 minutes this season, which is higher than Phil Foden (0.39).

I’m backing Leeds v West Brom to be one of the ‘famous’ Gameweek 38 goal-fests. Leeds are fourth for total expected goals (xG) from open play this season, only behind Liverpool, Man City and Man United. The narrative is there: it’s the first Premier League game in front of home fans for the best part of two decades, so they’re going to want to put on a show. Patrick Bamford reminded us last week why we shouldn’t write him off yet, and the Whites are facing the team who have conceded the most expected goals this season so far. Raphinha has to be the second attacker, with five shots in the box and 13 chances created over his last six matches.

Kelechi Iheanacho (4.42) and Michail Antonio (4.36) are the top two forwards for expected goal involvement over the last six matches. Between them, they had 30 shots in that same time period. Antonio certainly has the easier game but Leicester may need to score a lot of goals against Spurs in order to get into the Champions League spots and I’m not sure Brendan Rodgers will leave Iheanacho out of the starting line-up again.

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1,086 Comments Post a Comment
  1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 6 days ago

    DCL+Digne+Jota -> Bamford+Robertson+Raphinha (-4). Bench Shaw

    Yay or nay?

    1. OptimusBlack
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Yes

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Yes

    3. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 6 days ago

      For sure

  2. Please Answer Me
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Which combo is better
    A) Shaw and Mane
    B) Robertson and Bruno

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A, but Shaw and Bruno may not start

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Effectively Mane vs Robbo as I don't think Shaw and Bruno will play and its difficult to choose between the 2

  3. Dynamic Duos
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Play Azpi or Rudiger?

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Not much between them. Rudiger more of a set threat whereas Azpi supports James from deep and could get an assist

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Ok thanks , starting Azpi atm , Villa bad on sets?

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          I don't think they are. I would stick with Azpi. He has more bps than Rudiger

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 8 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            Yeah thanks

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Set piece*

    2. Aster
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A

  4. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Those without salah who are you Capp?

    Thinking Raph, bam, taa?

    1. OptimusBlack
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Bam

    2. n14mul
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Taa, last game so take a punt

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Close between Bamford and TAA

    4. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      My choice isn’t even in the poll surprisingly

    5. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Kane or Mane

    6. Aster
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Mane

  5. n14mul
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Any news on aguero? Is he worth a punt for the last game??

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Presser tomorrow

      1. n14mul
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Thank you sir....

  6. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    RP - With only a 5pt lead in ML, I'm trying to decide how to use my 1FT.

    Which move would you do here?

    A. Bruno to Mane
    B. Davis to Bamford and bench Bruno
    C. Both transfers -4 and bench Greenwood

    1FT 3.2ITB
    Mendy* Forster
    TAA* Dallas* Rudiger Shaw Holding
    Salah* Bruno* Lingard* Raphinha Greenwood
    Kane* Antonio Davis

    2FT 0ITB
    Mendy* Pickford
    TAA* Dallas* Coleman AWB Mitchell
    Salah* Bruno* Lingard* Son Jota
    Kane* Nacho Bamford

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      C

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Why C? How do you see team 2 will use his 2FTs?

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Probably Bruno to Mane and Jota out

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            Yeah he'll need to downgrade Jota in order to afford the mane move. I don't see him changing his front 3

    2. Hits from the Bong
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      C

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Why C? How do you see team 2 will use his 2FTs?

        1. Hits from the Bong
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Can’t really second guess what your rival does but Jota to a Leeds mid and Bruno to Mane. Don’t think Greenwood Bruno Shaw Rudiger likely to play so take a hit

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            I agree with Bruno and Shaw not playing. Greenwood more likely to start similar to the LEI game as I don't think he will start the Europa final. Chelsea need to win the game to get 3rd place. Rudiger is first choice LCB and should play

    3. jonnybhoy
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      C

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Cheers, Why the hit?

        1. dabber7
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 6 days ago

          I think you have to do A and pray for the best, don't take the hit.

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            You not think I should bring in Bamford for a hit to cover that player?

            1. DycheDycheBaby
              • 6 Years
              4 months, 6 days ago

              I think so or you'll be kicking yourself if Bamford gets a goal or two and Greenwood blanks. And apart from that there really isn't much to choose between those two teams.

            2. dabber7
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              4 months, 6 days ago

              That was the "pray" bit I was referring to. His second FT is a massive advantage to him and I'm assuming he's going to go Bruno to Mane and Jota to Raph.

              I guess you've got to decide which you need to defend Mane or Bamford?

  7. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    How's this for the final day.
    Mendy
    Coleman Trent Holding
    Salah Jwp Son Greenwood
    Dcl Bamford Antonio.

    Coady Bruno Shaw

    Good to go?

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Looks good

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      GTG

  8. jonnybhoy
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Hi all which one

    Meslier
    Coufal Holding Phillps
    Salah(C) Son Bruno Lingard
    DCL Bamford Kane

    Forster Digne Thomas Jota

    2FT 0.2 ITB

    A) Forster + DCL > Kiko and Antonio - ensures I have a keeper.
    B) Digne, DCL + Jota > TAA, Raphina and Antonio -4pts (bench Holding + Bruno for TAA and Raph and hope Forster plays)

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B

    2. ryacoo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B

  9. ryacoo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    A) Digne (mci)
    B) Coady (MUN)

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      To play? To transfer out?

      1. ryacoo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        To play

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          A

  10. George Agdgdgwngo
    • 12 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Antonio or nacho?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Nacho

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Difficult to pick out the two.

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Bookies has Nacho and Antonio at 47% and 45% to score respectively

    3. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Antonio

  11. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Have dallas and raphinha already

    Who to get
    A Bamford
    B Harrison

    1. JBG
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A

    2. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Easy A

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A

    4. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Cheers all

  12. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Raphinha or Willock?

    Have Bam and Dallas

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Raph

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      RaphinHa

  13. OptimusBlack
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Pick two to leave team for last GW 38
    A- Digne
    B- Zaha
    C- Watkins

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      AB

  14. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Best option here folks???

    A- Greenwood and Bamford
    B- Raphinha and DCL
    C- Raphinha and Bamford-4

    Cheers!!!

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A if Greenwood starts

      1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Cheers mate!! Another option would be Greenwood and Raphinha and play 3-5-2

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Still prefer Bamford over Raphinha

          1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            Bamford it shall be!!! Makes Sense for my team too, second and third in my league both one him so will make Sunday afternoon more comfortable for me!! Thanks mate

  15. Igz08
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    16 points clear in my ML. 0.1 short of Bruno -> Mane. Rival doesn’t have Salah or Mane but will bring Mane in this week I imagine.

    Martínez
    TAA Dallas Ayling
    Bale Raph JLingz Salah
    Kane Nacho DCL
    Forster Bruno Shaw Coady

    A) Take a hit for Mané and bench DCL
    B) DCL -> Antonio
    C) Bruno -> 11.6

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Not worth a hit to bring mane in

      1. Igz08
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Leaning towards Antonio or Torres

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Prefer Antonio. Everton away form has been good. Only conceded 2 goals in the last 6. Defence is well organised

          1. Igz08
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            Cheers mate, they’ve not been bad yeah. Just fancy city at home with the fans tbh

            1. Tonyawesome69
              • 2 Years
              4 months, 6 days ago

              Certain home grounds and fans can be noisy like Liverpool and Leeds. City fans are tame in comparison. Not sure how much the fans being there would be an advantage

    2. ryacoo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B is decent for free imo

  16. DycheDycheBaby
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Which scores more?
    a) Cavani, Antonio, Watkins
    b) Bamford, Nacho, Kane

    1. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B because Cavani won't play

      1. DycheDycheBaby
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Thanks. Rival could swap him to Bamford though

        1. leeboy104
          4 months, 6 days ago

          If that transfer is made it'd be really hard to call. Maybe 2 will shade it.

          1. DycheDycheBaby
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            That's ok then as I have a 15 point lead over rival. Just brought in Bamford to cover that move

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B as Cavani will most likely be rested

      1. DycheDycheBaby
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Thanks. Rival could swap him to Bamford though.

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Yes he could.

    3. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B

  17. vincentwsho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Which option for GW38?

    A) Play Shaw (Digne 1st sub)
    B) Vestergaard to Robbo (-4) (Shaw 1st sub, Digne 2nd)

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Shaw won't play so it'll be Digne vs Robbo (-4). Probably Robbo

    2. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I think I would just play Digne. Don't think Shaw will play anyway.

      Not keen to take a hit for a defender. Essentially have to keep a clean sheet to break even. Robertson would have to get an attacking return to profit.

    3. DycheDycheBaby
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I'm playing Digne as I think it's risky taking hits for defenders in the last game of the season. Clean sheets are a rarity 🙂

    4. Aster
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A

  18. CJ_Wright
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Leading by 7 in a mini-league, what would you do?

    1FT
    £0.4m ITB

    My team:

    Mendy (Pickford)
    TAA, Dallas, Holding (Shaw, Fofana)
    Salah, Mount, Mahrez, Son (McTominay)
    DCL, Antonio, Watkins

    Their team:

    Martinez (Schmeichal)
    Shaw, Cancelo, Cresswell (AWB, Castagne)
    Greenwood, Lingard, Raphinha, Son (Harrison)
    Antonio, Kane, Bamford

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Should've made it easy and shown where the common players in both teams

      1. CJ_Wright
        4 months, 5 days ago

        I "should've made it easy" lol it's like a paragraph of writing you lazy fart Tony

  19. DycheDycheBaby
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Not good options but play one:
    a) Targett
    b) Digne

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B

      1. DycheDycheBaby
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Thought so too. Cheers

  20. chaser123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Raphinha or Antonio?

    1. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Ant

      1. chaser123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Ok nice. Still the right decision with this weak bench?

        Jota* Holgate* Mitchell

        1. leeboy104
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Any other rotation risks in your squad?

          1. chaser123
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            Greenwood?

      2. chaser123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        It is DCL to Antonio (or Jota to Raphinha and DCL first sub)

        1. Tonyawesome69
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Depends on the rest of your team. Your bench is quite light if you need someone from the bench

          1. chaser123
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            As it stands....

            Mendy
            TAA Holding Dallas
            Salah Son Greenwood Lingard
            Kane Bamford DCL

            1. leeboy104
              4 months, 6 days ago

              I think Greenwood plays against Wolves, but it's a risk. I'd probably still do the DCL to Ant move.

              1. chaser123
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                4 months, 6 days ago

                Feels more exciting...I’m thinking the same.

                Thanks mate

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Probably Antonio

      1. chaser123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Ok sweet

    3. DycheDycheBaby
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Antonio but close

  21. Ronnies
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Hi guys

    What are the chances Rodrigo starts for Leeds Vs WBA ? Could be a great differential if he does.

    Cheers.

    1. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Very likely to start imo

  22. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Who to bench:

    1. Son (lei) [have Kane]
    2. Greenwood (wol)
    3. Lingard (SOU) [have Antonio]

    Cheers

    1. Ziyech on the Bench
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Greenwood probably won’t play

      1. Viper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Really? I reckon he doesn't start in Europa but does start here

  23. Ziyech on the Bench
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Thoughts on below?

    Cavani, Greenwood, Phillips => Bamford, Raph and Robertson -8?

    Also own Salah and TAA. Thanks!!

    1. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I wouldn't bother with Philips -> Robertson. The - 4 looks good though

  24. Jimmy Boy
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Got exact cash to do Bruno, Watkins > Mane, Bamford for 2FT. With Mane and Bamford both rising imminently is it worth doing the transfer now, or bite the bullet and wait until Sunday to do a different move?

    1. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Those moves look ideal, I'd do it personally

    2. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Do it.

    3. AB.
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I’m considering the exact same moves for a -4. I wouldn’t hesitate if I had 2FT. Do it.

  25. Viper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    A. Vydra -> Bamford (-4). Bench Greenwood

    B. Son -> Mané (-4). Start Greenwood

    C. Start Son & Greenwood. No hit

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      B

    2. Jimmy Boy
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Presumably B involves Vydra as your first sub. I'm going into GW38 with Foden as a starter and am quite happy to have Vydra vs Sheff Utd off the bench if required. I'd go B if you're happy to punt on Mane.

      1. Viper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Yep Vydra first sub. Greenwood will get some minutes whether it be from the start or bench

    3. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A.

  26. Dynamic Duos
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Started doing a euro team.

    1st draft

    Donnarumma
    De Ligt Spinazzola Meunier
    Pogba Foden Bruno KDB
    Mertens Isak De Jong

    Fodder on bench.

    Thoughts ?

  27. DycheDycheBaby
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Anyone keeping slabhead in their team because they have other priorities? Attackers over defenders right? 🙂

    1. Wild Rover
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I have Dallas, TAA and Coufal so need to worry about Maguire.

      1. DycheDycheBaby
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Same but Digne (*sigh*) instead of Coufal.

  28. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Hey fam! Can you give me a couple of minutes? I'm leading my ML with 41 points.

    This is my team - 1 FT 0 ITB. No chips left.

    Areola
    TAA Dallas Dunk
    Salah(C) Bruno Greenwood Lingard Willock
    Kane Bamford

    Martinez Digne Targett Brewster

    This is my rival's team - 1 FT 1.6 ITB. No chips left.

    Mendy
    TAA Dallas Digne
    Salah Son Greenwood Raphinha Saka
    Kane Iheanacho

    Forster Vydra Targett Coady

    My guess is he'll do Digne to Robbo for free and probably captain Salah as well. But that's just my guess! What should I do? Please me give me your input. Thanks in advance!

    1. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      41 points!? It's done! Congrats!

      I'd do Greenwood -> Raphinha and enjoy the victory

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Haha cheers mate! Let's hope so! Thanks for your input!

    2. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I’m in the same boat fam. I’m leading my ML by 41pts and thinking I am waiting till pressers to do any moves. General consensus when posted up was 41pts was pretty tight fir our rivals to make up and we should win easily. Nothing is easy these days I feel. Lol. Good luck

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Cheers fam! I still feel anything can happen! Thanks a lot and good luck to you too!

    3. Wild Rover
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I'd do Dunk to Phillips and Capt Salah. No way he will catch you. Alternatively a punt on Bruno to Sterling?

      1. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        I was thinking Dunk > Phillips as well. Think we are good fam.

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Cheers mate! Thanks for your input!

      2. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Let's hope so mate! Thanks for your input, cheers!

  29. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Play 1

    A Holding
    B Digne

    1. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Holding

  30. OptimusBlack
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Son & Zaha > Mané & Raph
    For -4 pts
    Yaaaay
    Nope

    1. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      No

    2. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Yep. It's a yaaay for me anyway

    3. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Yaaay

    4. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Yep from me

    5. OptimusBlack
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Okay Then Yaaaay and do it now before prices rises

    6. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Maybe just do Zaha to Raph and no hit?