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Big Numbers

FPL Gameweek 38: The key player and team statistics

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811 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    -4 to sell shaw for robertson?

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Silly

    2. BERGKOP
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      No

    3. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Here seems a norm. Many ppl hates to take hits.

      I don't know why it must be no for this transfer. Shaw may probably be benched and get 0 points. Robertson? not impossible to get 10+ points. If the team is short of 3 defenders, this move is a Must-Go.

      1. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        It must be no.

        1. Salan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          It must not be no.

      2. Rojo's Modern Life
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Ridiculous logic. Trying to frame risk-on as risk-off. Foolish.

    4. Brehmeren
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Shaw will be benched, so if you have no other starter then yes.

    5. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      If you think Shaw will be benched and are chasing, go for it. It's essentially a -2 in that case.
      If you think Shaw will start, I'd rather not do it unless you're really chasing.

    6. Neo-Viper
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      who can you start instead?

      1. Mahjongking
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        I only got digne and shaw.. so thinking if i shld just start digne

        1. Neo-Viper
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          I would take the hit then. But no sure which City is gonna turn up. hopefully a good one. with KDB and Aguero to start.

          Take the hit! Upside with Robbo is more. Liverpool cleanie is almost guaranteed with both Benteke and Eze out. Mitchel too ruled out for attacking threat is all the more for Liverpool not to forget this is a must win game almost like a final for them. Plus they would want to be way ahead on the GD and taking no chance if Liecester were to score 3 at Spurs.

  2. Sloane426
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Digne >> Dallas or Robertson?

    1. BERGKOP
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Dallas

  3. Dirty_Harry
    • 12 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Is Bamford worth a -4 (DCL out)?

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Nope

      1. Mahjongking
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Yes of course.dcl sux

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

      Could see it go either way tbh, but it’s tempting

    3. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Why not?

  4. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Isit okay to bench greenwood and shaw?

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

      Yeah. Greenwood will probably play some part

    2. The White Pele
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Shaw is not starting so yeah. Greenwood could do but depends who you'l start instead.

      1. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Did Ole tell you the lineups?

        1. The White Pele
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          yes.

    3. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Can we change your name to Spam Spam?

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

      It depends on your team.

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

    DCL and Bale to Bamford and Raphina (-4)?

    Areola
    TAA Digne Dallas
    Salah Son Bale Lingard
    Kane DCL Antonio

    Forster Torres Mitchell Johnson

    1. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      100% any reason why Torres is benched?

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

        Because last week still hurts and there’s a bit too much uncertainty. At least Raphina should play

        1. Salan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          Hurts? where??

        2. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          Id be tempted to to start him over Son but thats my opinion. Im actually getting him in this week haha

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

      And, I will not move Bale out.

  6. De Gea is GOAT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Wood or Antonio?

    Wont mean much but i have Lingard and Cresswell. Thanks guys

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

      Antonio

    2. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Antonio

    3. JRO093
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Antonio

    4. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Thanks guys.

    5. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Probably Antonio, but no harm for going Wood vs Shu.

  7. JRO093
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Play 1. Shaw or 2. Holding?

    Bench one: A) Ihenacho B) Bruno or C) Greenwood

    What do you reckon?

    1. WINNING!
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      c

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

      Play Holding over Shaw.
      Bench Bruno.

  8. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Dcl > Antonio for a hit? Other option is to play Watkins instead.

  9. jia you (The No BS League -…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Who would you bench?
    A. Iheanacho
    B. JWP

    1. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      B

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

      B

    3. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 2 days ago

      B a million times before A.

    4. Must.Go.Faster.
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Probably A, two million times before B, IMHO

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Would love to know why?! Genuinely.

        Case for Iheanacho would be

        Leicester have something to play for
        Iheanacho is scoring heaps of goals
        Tottenham are hot garbage defensively

        What is JWP’s case? He’s on PKs and FKs.

  10. Marutwantawin
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Play
    A) Castagne & Bamford
    B) Greenwood & Tarkowski ?

  11. trafalgarlaw
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Chase 26pts
    Best replacement for Bruno (-4)

    A. Auba
    B. Pepe
    C. Mount
    D. Pulisic
    E. Sterling

    1. Fuddled FC
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      D

    2. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      B is tempting but CHE has to win so probably C for me

    3. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Chelsea just rarely score enough to be explosive. BHA are a tough fixture for Arsenal.
      What about KDB - can you afford him? Feel like Pep will want him to get minutes ahead of the CL final. Maybe as a false 9 too.

      1. trafalgarlaw
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        I have Gundo, 2 city mid high risk, but thanks for advice mate

        1. RogDog_jimmy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 2 days ago

          All good! Giving other folks advice/thoughts is way easier and more fun than deciding anything for myself.

  12. Fuddled FC
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Bench

    a) Watkins
    b) Greenwood
    c) Lingz

    1. Must.Go.Faster.
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Agreed, that is the correct benching order.

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

      Bench Greenwood.

      Don’t see him getting minutes.
      WH are scoring heaps and Southampton are conceding. I’d start Lingard for sure.

      Watkins keeps scoring.

  13. De Gea is GOAT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    20pnts ahead in ML but 2nd has BB so will go BIG. Which option do i go with?

    A) Son, Adams, DCL, Struijk to Torres, Bamford, Antonio, Cresswell -8

    B) Son, Adams, Struijk to Harrison, Antonion, Cresswell -4

    Alisson
    TAA Struijk* Dallas
    Salah Son* Lingard Raph
    Kane Adams* Antonio

    Marti Greenwood Coady Mitchell

    1. Fuddled FC
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      I would not take a hit.
      BB last week is a lottery. He is liable to take hits and not benefit a great deal

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

      Coady & Adams > Coufal & Nacho work?

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Id have to disagree. If he nails the BB he can make up the gap. Last GW always has lots of goals and if he picks the right players hes got a chance. Can do those moves RJ but not a fan tbh haha.

        1. RogDog_jimmy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 2 days ago

          Haha. All good.
          Definitely wouldn’t do the -8. You almost half your lead before the game week starts.
          The -4 looks pretty good to me.

    3. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      BB may not work out now, hard enough to pick 11 Nevermind 15.

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Yeah i think the -4 is the sensible move thanks a lot guys.

  14. Bruno Commando
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Is it a little too much to go -8? Thinking of going Coleman + Bruno + Greenwood -> Dallas + Raphinha + Mane.

    I def need to get rid of Shaw or Coleman as both will not play and don't want to have both Coady and Mitchell on my first team. Since I have 0 itb, I need to downgrade somewhere and thinking about shipping out Greenwood.

    Rest of squad:
    Forster
    TAA Shaw _____
    Salah Lingard ______ _______
    Kane DCL Antonio

    Subs: Meslier ESR Coady Mitchell

    1. Cantonesque
      4 months, 2 days ago

      ESR might come through for you, so just Coleman>Dallas/Coufal and Bruno/Greenwood>whoever could work out OK.

      1. Bruno Commando
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Thanks! Will probably do Greenwood>Raphinha because I cannot do Bruno>Mane without downgrading someone else.

    2. Balls of Steel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Very similar team as mine and they are my exact three planned transfers this week!

      I just feel Bruno and Greenwood have nothing to play for and very little minutes and Leeds / Pool both going to put on a show!

      1. Bruno Commando
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Yes I feel so too! Just feeling a bit wary about taking a -8!

  15. Bream Reaper
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 2 days ago

    2nd in ML by 4 points, 3rd is 10 behind

    Thinking of taking an 8 point hit from the following team to below tfr. Thoughts?

    Johnston Button
    Digne Dallas Phillips Holding Struijk
    Salah Mount Lingard Son JWP
    DCL Kane Bamford

    Digne, Lingard, JWP, DCL -> 3.8 def, Mane, 4.1 mid, Ihancho and play 343 giving

    Johnstone
    Dallas Phillips Holding
    Salah Mount Son Mane
    Kane Bamford Ihnacho

    Button, Struijk, 3.8 def, 4.1 mid

    1. Boly Would
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      I wouldn't do that

  16. 007 [RoboKlopp]
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Antonio or Bamford?

    1. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 2 days ago

      I think Bam but it’s so close for me.

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

      Antonio

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

      Bam

    4. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Bam

  17. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Am I right in thinking BlackBox is finished for this season?

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

      Could be, or maybe they do one more to wrap up the final week and season roundup.

  18. The Units
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    A Greenwood to Raph and play DCL
    B Perreiera to Willock and play DCL
    C both for -4 and bench DCL

    20 points behind ML leader.

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

      A

  19. Oggle22
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Forster
    TAA Coady Holding
    Salah Bruno Jlingz Mahrez
    DCL Bamford Antonio

    Guaita Greenwood Ward Amartey

    A) Bruno and Mahrez to Mane and Ralph -4

    B) Bruno/Mahrez and DCL to Mane/Raphina and Bamford -8

    Cheers

    1. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      You already have Bamford?

      A

      1. Oggle22
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Half asleep when I posted haha Bamford is Ings in my starting 11

  20. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Mahrez
    Foden
    Gundogan
    KDB
    Grealish or
    Mane?

    1. ppv
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      I'm getting Grealish and Torres

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        I've got Torres and v tempted by Grealish and spinning out Greenwood.

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

      Probably Mane. Would stay well clear of CTY assets.

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        City assets may well be the answer.

        Except Everton are better on the road and Man City are wobbling.

  21. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Start digne or shaw? Or sell one for -4?

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Play Digne

      1. subhojit123
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Is shaw sure to start? I don't think so.

  22. subhojit123
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Which 2 out of -

    1. Bamford
    2. Ihenacho

    A. Alloski (already have Dallas)
    B. Rudiger

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      2b

      Seen

    2. Perthite
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      1B

  23. Perthite
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Holding a wafer thin ML lead

    Watkins->Bamford and a bit stuck on the 2nd free trade (maybe Ward Prowse to Willock)

    Thoughts?

    Martínez (Forster)
    TAA, Dallas, Shaw
    Greenwood, Son, Salah(TC), Lingard
    Watkins, Leicester, Kane(V)
    (Ward-Prowse, Coufal, Godfrey)
    2FT, 0.3ITB

    1. Phil's Stamps
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      What does 'Leicester' mean?

      1. Perthite
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Ha - should be Iheanacho

    2. Phil's Stamps
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Greenwood to Raphina and maybe Watkins to Antonio (assuming you have Nacho) would be priority transfers if that was my squad.

      1. Phil's Stamps
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        I think I'm right in saying those would be the template moves for defending a lead in your situation, especially as you have your TC chip as extra insurance.

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          Bamford in for defending a lead I think

      2. Perthite
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Thanks for suggestions... will mull it over.

        You reckon Greenwood will be benched (along with Shaw)?

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          I think so, see below

  24. Phil's Stamps
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Starting ESR instead of Bruno?

    A) Shrewd
    B) Silly

    1. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      This is one for captain hindsight.

      Reading on here utd will be putting out full 2nd team

  25. Gemma817
    4 months, 2 days ago

    16 points off the mini league leader! 2 FTs, 0.6m ITB. Need some solid suggestions.

    Martinez, Pope
    TAA, Digne, Dallas, Maguire, Konsa
    Greenwood, Rapf, Salah, Jota, Saka
    Kane, DCL, Bamford.

    Rival has Jlingz, Rudiger, Son, Bruno and Shaw.

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

      maguire & jota > Phillips & Willock?

      1. Gemma817
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Good options. I was initially thinking DCL+Digne -> Cresswell+Antonio. Thoughts on that?

  26. CR7 is Home
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Any defender upto 5.5 worth to get for a hit??

    1. The White Pele
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      considering Tierney.

    2. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Who are your current 5 defenders?

  27. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Team for gw38:

    Dubravka
    TAA Robbo Dallas
    Son Lingard Salah Raph
    Antonio (B)amford Kane
    Sanchez Greenwood Shaw Mitchell

    Was 2nd in my ML since gw1. Lead by 12 now after gw37. Good luck all

    1. The White Pele
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Seems like your heart isn't going Salah this time?

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Ha! Just because it's gw38. Also, it hurt so bad that I didn't captain Salah gw1 either! Put me behind from the start

        1. The White Pele
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          GL mate.

          1. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 2 days ago

            Same to you mate

        2. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          Youre ahead. Why risk captain call?

          Leading capt salah
          Chasing is gamble time?

          1. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 2 days ago

            See response to Holmes below. Also, I like taking chances. He will be very surprised. Think he will captain Bamford too actually. I hope...

    2. Balls of Steel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Looks tasty but C Mo!

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Better chance of Leeds vs Wbrom to be a cricket score I think. But Mo definitely is the best option for the armband if defending OR. I am ranked 340k, so nothing to lose

        1. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          Is the ML a money league?

          1. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 2 days ago

            It is, but not much

            1. kennethrhcp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              4 months, 2 days ago

              Pride and money tho 🙂

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

      So you are willing to give up that lead by going someone other than Salah?

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Rival will definitely not cap Salah. Cos he knows that's my man

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

      geniet dit
      Ek het 4 punte om in te haal om my ML te wen

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Lekker! Jys te goed met die game om nie te wen nie. Sterkte en geniet dit

        1. Kroneek
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          Jis lekker man. Ek is een punt voor in my mini liga. Lekker Sondag more!

          1. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            4 months, 2 days ago

            ditto

          2. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 2 days ago

            Geniet hom! My besigheidsvennoot was die hele seisoen voor. Ek was in GW10 al 150 punte agter. Hy het my nog nooi gewen nie. Hy is die moer in nou 😆

  28. fplfansss
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Play two:

    1. Digne
    2. Shaw

    A. Willock
    B. DCL
    C. Greenwood

  29. Twitchy
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Rally need some suggestions.
    I have Antonio Kane Iheanacho should i transfer any of them to bamford and who?

    6 point differential to the leder in minileauge who have kane, bamford, iheanacho..

  30. The Ilfordian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Sneaky punt on Silva against a weakened Utd anyone?

    Teenagers with most goals in the #PL this season:

    Mason Greenwood - 7
    Bukayo Saka - 5
    Fábio Silva - 4

    Minutes per goal involvement:

    Fábio Silva - 182.50 mins
    Mason Greenwood - 190.66 mins
    Bukayo Saka - 310.12 mins