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Five players who could help you win your FPL mini-league in Gameweek 38

Seven-time top 10k finisher Zophar looks at the Premier League’s in-form attacks and leakiest defences before picking out Fantasy assets to consider for Gameweek 38. He also reveals his own FPL team for the final day of 2020/21.


With the season drawing to a close, there are still mini-leagues to be won and ranks to be improved upon. In this piece, I will be looking at five players who I feel can give you the push you need.

Spoiler alert: I have resisted the temptation to add Timo Werner (£9.2m) to this list…

Who are the form attacks?

That’s it from me for the 2020/21 season. It has been a challenging one for all of us in many ways but I hope that playing FPL has provided some sort of escape from it all. I hope you have enjoyed the content this year, both on the podcast and in these articles. I look forward to seeing you again next year. 

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924 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Guru Mediation
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Thinking Shaw + DCL to Trent + Bamford? Yay or nay please?

    Mendy
    Phillips Dallas Rudiger
    Fernandes Greenwood Salah (c) Raph Lingard
    Kane Nacho
    (Forster, DCL, Castagne, Shaw)

    (blocks rival and defending top 10k to)

    1. Booked4Dissent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Repost

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

        So?

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

      Good shout. Must win game for Liverpool so there will be goals and TAA is involved in almost everything. DCL to Bamford makes sense but for me I’d only do it if FT not -4.

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

        Thanks

    3. Wayne Enterprises
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      I mean looks like good
      Moves to me

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

        Thanks yeah I fear Trent and Bamford

    4. Machine_Gunnerz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      I’m doin Shaw+DCL to AA and Antonio for -4. I still have Bruno. So do it!

    5. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      I would do it.

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

    Current team:

    Martinez | Sanchez
    TAA | Digne | Coufal | Dallas | Holding
    Salah | Mane | Bale | Lingard | ES Rowe
    DCL | Bamford | Antonio

    2FT and chasing an 11 point lead in a mini league. Appreciate guidance or advice.

    1/ transfers: Digne>Lowton or ??? and Bale>Aubameyang/Raphinia/Son or ???
    2/ push harder and take -4 of DCL>Inheanacho?
    3/ Bench Sanchez, Lowton Holding, ESR and go 3-4-3 or ???

    As always very grateful for the community wisdom!

    1. Booked4Dissent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Can you afford Raphina Kane?

  3. Wayne Enterprises
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Bale > Pepe & Jota > Willock (-4)
    Leading my cash ML by 41pts

    Mendy

    TAA AWB Coufal

    Salah Mahrez Greenwood

    Kane Antonio Rodrigo

    1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Jota > raph for free

  4. FootballFanatic365
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    ________Lloris
    Trent__Dallas__Holding
    Salah(TC)__Son_Harrison_Siggy_Greenwd_
    ___DCL___Cavani______

    Johnstone; Shaw, Adams*, Coleman*

    1 FT , 2 ITB
    and Triple Captain

  5. Buck The Trent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Pick 1 from each group

    A Kane
    B Aguero

    1 KDB
    2 Torres
    3 Pepe
    4 Auba

    1. Wayne Enterprises
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      A3

    2. Booked4Dissent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      A2

    3. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      A2

  6. waltzingmatildas
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Crazy to do
    Kane and jota to mane and bamford?

    Mendy
    TAA shaw dallas coufal
    Salah son greenwood lingard
    Kane DCL
    (forster vydra holding jota)

    1. The Fantasy Doctor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Wouldn’t sell Kane.

  7. TKC07
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Current Team: 2 FTs, 0.3 itb
    *Pope*
    AWB | Dallas | N Phillips
    Salah | {Jota} | {Bruno} | Lingard
    {DCL} | Bamford | Kane
    Bench: Martinez | Greenwood | Konsa | Mitchell

    Which transfers would you suggest, leading ML with 15 points and opponent has BB and already own Mane?
    1. DCL, Bruno, Jota => Antonio, Mane, Raph for -4 and bench Greenwood.
    2. Bruno, Jota => Mane, Raph/Harrison and start Greenwood by benching DCL.
    3. DCL, Jota => Wood, Raph/Harrison and bench Greenwood.
    4. Any other suggestions?

    1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      2 raph

  8. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Martinez
    Dallas Holding Phillips
    Esr Mane (c) Salah Raph Mahrez
    Antonio Kane

    Schmeichel DCL Webster kwp

    1.3 0ft

    Any hits needed on this team???

    1. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Nothing worth a hit there. DCL will come on if Mahrez is a no show.

  9. Rassi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    DCL, Tekkers --> Antonio, Bamford for free seems like a no-brainer. Right?

    1. Machine_Gunnerz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Yup

  10. Mr Ozil
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Which is better?

    A- Vydra + Bruno + Zaha > Antonio + Mane' + ESR (-8)

    B- Zaha + Bruno > Lingard + Mane' (-4)

    Currently leading ML by 5 points

    1. Boom XhakaLacaSaka
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Wouldnt be taking a hit if its just 5 points

    2. Mr Ozil
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      or C- DCL + Bruno > Antonio + Mane' (-4)

  11. Machine_Gunnerz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 5 days ago

    What’s everyone doin with Bruno? Try to fix other places so hope he plays...

    1. Mr Ozil
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      selling for Mane' I think

    2. lets talk about 6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Selling for mane for -4. Too much money in him to blank

  12. MHG
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    I lead my ML by 25 points and my rival's differentials include Lingard and Foden. I'm thinking Foden is the most dangerous and I may need to get him in to block. Man City could be dangerous?
    Or better to just get in Mane who is likely to get some points?

    1. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      I would just get Mane.

      1. MHG
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Thanks

  13. Kun Tozser
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Points predictions for these guys:

    1 Ayling
    2 Chilwell
    3 N.Phillips
    4 Ralphina
    5 Maddison
    6 Shaw
    7 Jota
    8 Dias
    9 Pepe

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      1 Ayling 2
      2 Chilwell 8
      3 N.Phillips 1
      4 Ralphina 7
      5 Maddison 2
      6 Shaw 1
      7 Jota 1
      8 Dias 2
      9 Pepe 6

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

      Ayling - 7
      Chilwell - 7
      N.Phillips - 6
      Raphinha - 6
      Maddison - 2
      Shaw - 0
      Jota - 0
      Dias - 0
      Pepe - 5

  14. onceuponatyne
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Proper heart vs head going on in bringing in Mane or Aguero...

    Absolutely should go Mane, probably going Aguero. 😐

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Both are meh picks, might as well go with heart

  15. FPL_Pugster
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Currently 49/69 ahead in my cash ML. Think the lead is safe so looking to target high rank. Current team and transfer options.

    1FT / 0.6ITB

    Martinez
    TAA/Digne/Holding
    Salah/Son/Raphina/Jlingz
    Kane/DCL/Bamford

    Subs: McCarthy/Mahrez/El Mohamady/Veltman*

    1)DCL>Antonio (Free)
    2) Digne+DCL > Robbo+Antonio (-4)
    3) Digne+DCL+Mahrez > Robbo+Antonio+Mane (-8) bench Jlingz/Son ?

    Thoughts appreciated guys.

    1. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Just DCL to Antonio.

      1. FPL_Pugster
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Worried that I don't have a playing bench though? Although starting 11 is probably nailed right?

        1. Fitzy.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          You don't take hits in GW38 to strengthen your bench

  16. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Martial is still out right? If so, then a second team Man Utd should be:

    Henderson
    Williams Bailly Tuanzebe Telles
    Matic VDB
    James Diallo Mata
    Greenwood

    Take off Greenwood after 60/65 mins.

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      I think so

  17. lets talk about 6
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Bruno to mane for -4? 25 point lead in mini league he also has Bruno but may sell

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Yes

  18. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Start Martinez or Sanchez at goal?

    1. lets talk about 6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Martinez

    2. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Martinez.

  19. JohannaAdams10
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Dallas or Raphinha

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Raph

    2. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Raph.

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

    A. DCL+Digne to Bamford+Robertson
    B. DCL+Bale to Bamford+Raphina

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      A out of those but Id Keep dcl as city defence will be weak and Everton should score v the city b team

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

        Thanks. You don’t think Bamford home to West Brom is a better option then?

  21. He Kane He Saw He Conquered
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    1.Trent & Raph -4
    Or
    2.Holding & Mane?

    Thanks

    1. lets talk about 6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      1

    2. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      1

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      1

    4. Mr Ozil
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      1

  22. SomeoneKnows
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Martinez
    TAA, Dallas, Coufal
    Salah, Son, Lingard, Greenwood, Jota*
    Kane, Wood

    Bench: Forster, DCL, Shaw*, Coleman*

    A) Jota > Harrison
    B) Jota > Raphinha
    C) DCL > Bamford
    D) DCL > Antonio

    1. lets talk about 6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      C

  23. Invincibles
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Who starts - Zinch or Mendy?

    1. lets talk about 6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Mendy

  24. lets talk about 6
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Start two from?

    1.Shaw
    2.Greenwood
    3.Holding
    4.Dawson

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      34

  25. timawflowers
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    which option is better please
    a - mane and bamford
    b - perrera and antonio

    no antonio will leave me with bamford, kane and watkins upfront

    1. lets talk about 6
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      A

  26. Rhodes your boat
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Alioski or c. Taylor?

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Lowton?

  27. Offs!de
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    any FH DRAFT for the final GW?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Treble Leeds and pool kane and nacho imo

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        West ham attack too

  28. Tauruspt
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Best City option to chase the leader

    Who would you take for Bruno?

    1) KDB
    2) Aguero
    3) Torres

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Kevin

  29. Fernando Torres
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Bamford or Harrison?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Had the same dilemma and went Bamford

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Bam

    3. GE
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Bam

  30. GE
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Bruno ->

    1) Mane
    2) Raphinha
    3) Other?
    4) Keep Bruno, ditch other players?

    (1FT, 0.8 itb)

    Pickford
    TAA/Dallas/Holding
    Salah/Bruno/Son/Lingard/Greenwood
    Kane/Antonio

    Bench: Forster, Shaw, Coleman*, Davis