Scout Picks

Gameweek 38 Scout Picks built on Leeds and Liverpool triple-ups

Liverpool and Leeds are the two clubs with triple-ups in this week’s Scout Picks XI.

After David, Neale, Tom and Andy submitted their Scout Squad selections earlier this week, we have chosen our best players for Gameweek 38.

For the final team this season, we line up in the 3-4-3 formation and come in at £80.8m, £2.2m inside our budget of £83.0m.

Goalkeeper

Over the last six Premier League matches, no team has conceded fewer than the three goals let in by Chelsea. Knowing that a 1-0 win over Aston Villa will secure Champions League football next season, we are expecting Thomas Tuchel to keep things tight at Aston Villa, which is why we have included Edouard Mendy (£5.3m) in the Gameweek 38 Scout Picks.

Defenders

Who has the best and worst FPL fixtures for the Run-In?

Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.8m) has produced three assists in his last six, more than any other defender. That sort of attacking potential could very well continue against Crystal Palace considering over the same period, he is top of the whole Premier League for key passes (21) and joint-second for big chances created.

This season’s current top-scoring defender Stuart Dallas (£5.5m) faces the Premier League’s worst defence in Gameweek 38, the perfect time to include him in the Scout Picks. The Northern Ireland international has found the net eight times this season, three of those goals coming in the last eight matches. Furthermore, only one Leeds player has scored more Premier League goals at Elland Road than Dallas. And in the last six, only Everton (four) have more clean sheets than the Whites (three).

Vladimir Coufal (£4.8m) looks poised to benefit from Southampton’s problems when defending the left-hand side of the pitch. Over the last six matches, only Sheffield United have given up more chances down that side of the pitch as Saints (27). Not only is Coufal best-placed to benefit, but no West Ham player has also registered more assists at home this season than the right-back. Meanwhile, Ralph Hasenhüttl’s men have failed to find the net in seven of their last 11 away matches.

Midfielders

Ahead of facing a side he scored 16 points against earlier in the season, Mohamed Salah (£12.9m) is top among all midfielders for expected goal involvement (xGI) over the last four matches. Just two players have more shots in the box than him over the last six, suggesting he will be giving his all to win the Golden Boot race on Sunday.

Knowing that Liverpool have to win at Anfield to guarantee Champions League football next season, we are doubling up on their premium midfielders with Sadio Mané (£11.8m). Among Jurgen Klopp’s men, he is second only to Salah for shots in the box and xGI at Anfield this season and has attacking returns in three of his last four.

This season’s top-scoring Chelsea asset Mason Mount (£7.3m) looks set to be at the heart of their attacking capabilities as they travel to Aston Villa for a must-win game. Over the last six matches, no player in the Premier League can match Mount for big chances created.

Raphinha (£5.6m) should benefit from the party atmosphere as Leeds fans are finally able to watch a Premier League match at Elland Road. The Brazilian ranks second for minutes per xGI at home this season, scoring eight points the last time he faced West Brom.

Forwards

Can Jesse Lingard follow up on his West Ham debut FPL haul 10

Ahead of facing a Southampton side that has conceded at least twice in each of their last three away matches, Michail Antonio (£6.7m) has five attacking returns in his last six outings (three goals, two assists).

Patrick Bamford (£6.6m) is Leeds’ top goal-scorer at Elland Road in 2020/21 and comes into Gameweek 38 as top among all colleagues for minutes per xGI at home this season. Meanwhile, West Brom are the worst side in the league for conceding chances through the middle over their last six matches.

During that same period, no FPL forward has more attacking returns than Chris Wood (£6.5m). His total of five goals and one assist bodes well for a Gameweek 38 trip to Sheffield United, who have given up the third-most big chances over their last six. 

SUBSTITUTES

  • Alphonse Areola (£4.5m)
  • Federico Fernández (£4.7m)
  • Calum Chambers (£4.5m)
  • Joe Willock (£4.9m)

THE CAPTAIN

Who are the best captain options for FPL Gameweek 36+?

We choose the Scout Picks captain using a four-way vote between our Scout Squad pundits.

Because we use Fantasy Football Scout data so heavily in this process, the skipper we choose each Gameweek is known only to those with a valid Fantasy Football Scout subscription and revealed to the public only when the deadline has passed.

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  1. Mainswitch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Any sightings on ASM training? I really dont want to take a hit for him..

  2. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Selling Bruno and benching Shaw this week...

    Sensible?

    1. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      May start with Shaw as I don't see a cameo if not starting

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Early hook would not surprise me before the 60 minute mark if he starts

        1. PogBruno
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Yes this is very likely too, but I would take 55 mins from Shaw depending on rest of the defense

          1. Top Mark.S
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Awful advice. Cant get clean sheet points off 55 mins. Chances of a return almost diminish by half and you need a goal or assist from defender to avoid a blank. No

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

            Do you know what are you talking about?

          3. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Unless you’ve got a Ward and Mitchell double up then no never

    2. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Looks to be but I can't shake this nagging feeling Bruno will play a part.

    3. iL PiStOlErO
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yes.

  3. iL PiStOlErO
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Shaw+Zaha to TAA+Raphinha for -4?

    Mendy 3.8
    Robbo Shaw Coufal Castagne Mitchell
    Bruno Salah Lingard Zaha Maddison
    Bamford Watkins Lacca

  4. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    "Tomorrow is a good preparation for the final"

    A Strong Man City team then today?

    1. PogBruno
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Exactly opposite then

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Don’t trust what Pep says. Will field his C team

    3. iL PiStOlErO
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Its a trap!

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

      Don't read into his words. It's meaningless.

  5. George James
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Best option?

    A) DCL + Robertson

    B) Antonio + TAA - 4 points

    1. iL PiStOlErO
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      b

    2. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B

  6. PogBruno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    For draft team, who would you be your pick for a cheap FWD from Newcastle, Fulham, SHU etc? (Currently on Ried from Fulham)

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

      Joelinton fit?
      If not the new kid at Sheffield. Forget his name, scored last game week.

  7. waldo666
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    RP for the DZ.

    2 FTs, 1.4 ITB and no idea.

    Any thoughts on what best to do here? I quite like my team apart from the obvious worry with United players, have this nagging feeling Bruno will play some part.

    Martinez
    TAA Dallas Coufal
    Salah Son Bruno Lingard Raphinha
    Bamford Antonio

    (Johnstone Watkins Holding Shaw)

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Does some part equal an attacking return?

      1. waldo666
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I think it does, yes. I see what you've done there! 😉

        Maybe I look to shift Watkins to someone with a more favourable fixture in case Bruno doesn't play? Or do I just follow the herd and shift Bruno to Mane?

        35 point lead in ML and 9k off top 100k, so those are my two targets going into the final day.

    2. DK_13
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Even if he does play a few minutes, it still doesn't make him a great option with all the fringe players around him. With rest of the team all set. He looks like the best transfer out + could change the keeper too as the 2nd transfer

      1. waldo666
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Cheers, yeah GK move could definitely be on the cards, it's a shame Pope has a big question mark over him still.

    3. iL PiStOlErO
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Good team but yeah if you want to do something with this 2ft then Bruno should go, all others have better games and maybe more secure starters also. But who knows, last gw is always crazy. Maybe you can try with Bruno to Mane, if not sell Son. Other ft can be Martinez for some gk who you think can keep cs...

      1. waldo666
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Cheers mate, will no doubt agonise over the decision unnecessarily right up until deadline!

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

      Might do Bruno to Mané and keeper change. Kind of like Casilla.

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

        Ooh for fun do Bruno > KDB, downgrade Shaw to make up the money difference.
        Super differential and could well start.

  8. George James
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Best captain

    A) TAA
    B) Salah
    C) Raphina
    D) Bamford

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

      B

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Still B.

    3. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B

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

      Yep B for me too

    5. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A

    6. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B if you are holding rank. Any of the others if you are chasing rank, possibly D is best choice if you can't get Mane in.

    7. George James
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Cheers all

      Rank at 30k and 30 behind in ML so not sure how to play it really

    8. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      In isolation, clearly Salah

  9. Going Home
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Got Bruno and Shaw in my starting XI. With a bench of DCL, Rudiger, Coady, are either of them worth a hit? Got £1.4 itb

    TIA

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

      Bruno out

    2. themaindanger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Just play DCL and Rudoger.

      Neither worth a hot to to replace.

      1. themaindanger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        *hit

      2. Going Home
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        This is my feeling. Tempted to leave both as starting too, just in case. Shaw cameo surely unlikely? Bruno more so, but could easily return in 10/15 mins

  10. Bavarian
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Chasing...
    Who to captain? knowing that everyone else will captain Salah..
    So, Who who to go with? Bamford or Antonio?

    1. waldo666
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Bam

    2. iL PiStOlErO
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      BamBam

    3. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      TAA

    4. Bavarian
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Thank you All

    5. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Antonio

  11. b91jh
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Chance of ASM starting?

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      He's got a knock so less than 32%.

  12. SalahFingers
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Bench Boost On

    Martinez, Meslier
    TAA, Shaw, Castagne, Struijk, Ward
    Salah (c), Son, Greenwood, Zaha, Willock
    Kane, DCL, Iheanacho

    Anything worth a hit?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Expect 0,0,1,0 from your bench.

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

        Lol.
        Yeah I mean you can’t do anything about it but Meslier ain’t playing. Shaw won’t , Greenwood probably won’t and Ward if he plays probably ships 4 goals.

        1. SalahFingers
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          How do you know Meslier isn't playing?

          also, why won't Shaw play?

            1. SalahFingers
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Thank you.

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

            Bielsa said last week Casilla is starting the last two.
            Man U have a cup final 3/4 days after this game - and this game means absolutely nothing. Most are expecting a b-team or only small roles from key players (Bruno, Shaw etc). Wouldn’t be a surprise for Greenwood to rest too. Dan James is back I think.

            1. SalahFingers
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Ok Thanks 🙂

    2. The White Pele
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Zaha to Raph

      1. SalahFingers
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Thanks.

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

        I’d move Shaw before Zaha. At least Zaha plays and Liverpool are leaky defensively.

        1. SalahFingers
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          I agree. As meh as Zaha is, I'm using bench boost so it's best to have as many playing players as possible. Cheers.

  13. MOZIL
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Azp likely to start?

    1. Going Home
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I’d expect Chelsea full strength. This is their best chance of UCL next season and a week until the final

    2. sunzip14
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Think so

  14. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    For the final spin bring back in:

    Mahrez
    Foden
    Gundogan
    Grealish or
    Mane?

    1. sunzip14
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Mane

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Just following everyone on here with Mane

    2. Going Home
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Of those, Mane all the way. Pep roulette such an awful game to play

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Pep isn't that tricky to decipher.

        Why wouldn't the cup final starting 11 get a run out against Everton?

        1. Going Home
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Cool if you feel confident then crack on. You asked for input; I gave some. Good luck

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            I like to discuss where possible.

        2. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          why would he risk his cup final 11 with a premier league game where they could get injured?

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Because Pep literally said he wouldn't worry about that, that's just unlucky and 6 days away with the need to be sharp.

            1. Scholes Out Forever
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              “It depends on my feeling. Sometimes, I give it on the day – one hour and half before the final; sometimes, two days."

              "In the Champions League, like all around the world – except in the UK – you have to do five or six substitutions so everybody will be part of this."

              I dont see how this means he will play his cup final team

              1. AC/DC AFC
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                That's not the best quote.

                He's talking about his subs and squad players there.

                1. Scholes Out Forever
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  he's talking about his starting 11 as well

                  1. AC/DC AFC
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    Below he is

                    1. Scholes Out Forever
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      if you truly believe that Pep will play his CL final team, I truly hope you have KDB Mahrez Foden because thats a massive differential

                      Back up your talk

                      1. AC/DC AFC
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        I've only got 1 ft to Mahrez

              2. AC/DC AFC
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Guardiola: "I’m going to put the players out I decide to win the game. We have six days until the final of the Champions League, if one player is injured, unlucky. They can be injured today, tomorrow, the moment you put the boots [on]."

                #FFScout #FPL #GW38 #MCFC #FantasyPL

                1. Scholes Out Forever
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  yes exactly. im going to put the players out i decide to win the game. Thats literally everyone on his squad for the Everton game

                  just because they can be injured at any moment doesnt mean that he doesnt care about injuries lol

                  It's like saying I can get hit by a car at any moment, so why should i look both ways before i cross the road

                  1. AC/DC AFC
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 1 day ago

                    True but we'll see.

                    Man Utd play into the squad because they travel to Gdansk to play 3 days later.

                    I'm pretty confident in Mahrez but Foden could be shielded.

                    I'm going for it again.

                    1. Scholes Out Forever
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 1 day ago

                      i think itl be something like this for EVerton

                      Sterling Torres Bernardo
                      Rodri Fernandinho KDB
                      Mendy Laporte Dias Walker

                      1. AC/DC AFC
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 1 day ago

                        All possible and many of them are cup final picks too.

  15. sunzip14
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    How to defend my 8 point lead? The differentials on our team are as follows and we both have 1FT.

    Me: Phillips, Mahrez, DCL
    Him: TAA, Pereira, Nacho

    We both do not have Bamford/Antonio and I expect him to get one of them by selling Watkins. Who should I bring in?

    A) Coady> TAA (double up with Phillips, play 4-5-1 and bench DCL)
    B) Vydra> Bamford
    C) Vydra> Antonio

    1. Going Home
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Get in Bamford. Try not to worry about Trent

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        But Everton could easily get a score draw away at Man City.

        They've lost 6 this season already.

        1. sunzip14
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          If Shaw doesn't play, might need DCL coming off the bench for him anyway. Would you start DCL ahead of Phillips or Shaw if I get TAA in?

    3. The White Pele
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      probably B

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

      Vydra > Bam.
      If you’re lucky Periera won’t play, he’s in doubt.

  16. themaindanger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Bruno replacement dilemma.

    I would like to bring in Mane, but I already have 3x Liverpool. Salah, TAA and Philips, so would need to take a -4 to take out Philips for a 3.9 defender.

    I don't have Raphina, so Is it better to just bring him in for free. Even though I want Mane, not sure he will outscored Raphina by 4 points.

    Would play Dawson (WHU) instead of Philips, also not keen on this.

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

      I was in similar position. Bringing in Raph. Don’t think Mané is worth 4pts more than Raph.

    2. AK_FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Raphinha

    3. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Grealish or Mahrez or Foden could be better picks

    4. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Raph easy

  17. Disturbed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Best option?

    A. Play Watkins
    B. Watkins > bamford -4
    C. Watkins > Antonio -4

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      A or C

    2. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      C if you’re chasing. A if you’re leading

  18. gellinmagellan
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Mendy (Forster)
    TAA Shaw Holding (Rudiger Coleman)
    Salah Lingard Son Raphinha Bruno
    Antonio Bamford (DCL)

    FT made.
    Bruno > Mané for -4?
    and
    Start Shaw or Rudiger?

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

      Start Rudi for me.
      And I’d start DCL and bench Bruno. No hit.

    2. AK_FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yes on Bruno to Mane.
      Start Rudiger

  19. AK_FC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Is DCL > Antonio worth a hit? Or just play DCL

    A) DCL > Antonio (-4)
    B) Play DCL

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

      Play DCL for me.

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      B

  20. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Mahrez Foden DCL in starting XI

    ESR Targett on the bench.
    Have 1 FT. Leading ML by 5 points. Opponent has Antonio.

    DCL > Antonio the obvious move?

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yep

    2. sunzip14
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yes

    3. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      DCL out would probably be my last move.

      One of the city boys has to go, doubtful they even feature

      1. Bad Kompany
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        This

        1. Bad Kompany
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          5 points isn’t enough of a lead to block imo. Unless your teams are identical

          1. Weeb Kakashi
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            The rest of his team is pretty meh though.
            Benteke Mitchell White Saka Bruno AWB(not many starts there)

            Also got no TAA and Robbo and Bamford too.

      2. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Why. Likely to play his cup final team for an hour

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          why? likely to give most of his cup team a rest to avoid injury and give other players a chance to play their way into the CL final

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Opposite

            1. Scholes Out Forever
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              agree to disagree.

        2. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          City gave up 3 goals to Brighton and 2 to Newcastle also

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Exactly. Tough league and he'll pick his best team for me.

            1. Scholes Out Forever
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              tough league that he's already won for the season

              He'll pick a mish mash for me. Good luck trying to figure out which one he benches

          2. Weeb Kakashi
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            3 to both.

  21. Bad Kompany
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Werner to end his dreadful season with a hat trick? He was extremely unlucky not to haul last gw, even by his standards this season

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Possible but I reckon Villa do Chelsea and they have to best Man City in the champions league final for qualification...

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

      Do not enter the Wernhole.

    3. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Better differential alternatives in Wood over Werner

  22. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    For those chasing captain

    TAA

    No point in Salah?

    1. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      TAA is a good shout. Leeds assets will provide a huge differential as captain

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Im tempted to captain Bamford if Bielsa starts Pablo Hernandez

        Likely that Rodrigo gets subbed on for Pablo and Bamford gets full 90

        1. HammersXI
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Yep I’m really considering Pablo over raphinha and Harrison tbh. Which is a serious concern cause I don’t know what bielsa would do. Pablo would either start or come on for 30 mins

  23. Gun gun
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Start digne?

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yep.

      Assists

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Give us an alternative otherwise it’s meaningless

    3. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I am as no point in over think on defenders this last gw coz as we over the years cs in last gw is rare. I remember everybody went on burnley defence last season double and triple and they conceded.

    4. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      What is the alternative?

      Im starting Rudiger over him

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

    Best non Liverpool/Leeds defender for the last GW?

    Currenty on James/Chilwell. Not sure about Chilwell start though. Alonso might get the game and James playing RCB isn't great.

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

      Burnley

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

        Expect Sheffield to score and Burnley defenders have low attacking potential imo.

    2. SalahFingers
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Maybe Coufal?

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

        Should've mentioned. Trying to go differen from my ML leader who has Coufal. Cresswell is an option but if West Ham keep a CS, that's bad. Expect a professional 1-0 from Chelsea.

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Dias?

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

            Everton will do well. Don't see a City CS. I was tempted by Mendy. Still am to a certain extent.

        2. swanseag55
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          I am in same predicament and I’m thinking Tierney. Brighton have Wellbeck and Mpauy out. Cresswell is the other option

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Stay away from Chelsea. Go Coufal

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

        Should've mentioned. Trying to go differen from my ML leader who has Coufal. Cresswell is an option but if West Ham keep a CS, that's bad. Expect a professional 1-0 from Chelsea.

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Leicester will go out is my only concern. Need to make up the goal difference

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

            The GD only comes into picture between Chelsea and Leicester if Chelsea lose big (3+ goals) and Leicester draw.

            1. Pukki Blinders
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Not between Chelsea and Leicester, between Leicester and Pool

              1. Pukki Blinders
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Nvm I’m confusing myself, mixing up the fixtures

  25. HammersXI
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Trying to consolidate my top 10k finish this season, do these moves make sense?

    Bruno + Benteke -> Raphinha + Bamford (-4)

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      You see both starting? Then yes

      1. HammersXI
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yeah I’ll be very surprised if both don’t start. Higher likelihood that Rodrigo drops off for Hernandez and comes on for a cameo.

        There’s no threat for raphinha position wise. Poveda won’t start and Costa is out for the season.

    2. SalahFingers
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Seems Decent to me

      1. HammersXI
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I wanted to honestly go for Pablo Hernandez and Aguero for a double send off but that could be brutal for my ranks sadly.

        Will continue weighing up Harrison vs Raphinha vs Pablo arguement since money ISNT an issue

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

    Pick one:
    A. Digne + Torres
    B. James/Chilwell + Greenwood

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      With B you could have both benched

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

        Yeah, that's the worry. But A play against each other. Although Digne's attacking potential covers the lost CS.

    1. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Aguero last 30 mins sub hmm

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yep but cup final xi for an hour for me today.

        6 whole days to rest.

        Opposite to United dilemma.

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      no where in that article does he say he's using the first hour of the Everton as prep for the CL final

      Also its MEN, they just reiterated the press conference, not exactly anything new...

  27. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 1 day ago

    DCL to Bamford for a -4 is silly right?

    Everton v City’s C team surely has goals in it...

    1. HammersXI
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I do not think city is going to play their C team before a final. It’s not like it’s on Wednesday. Would be a mixture of A and B like the team they played against Leeds over a Newcastle

    2. SalahFingers
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      It's not that bad, but I think I'd prefer 2 from DCL rather than hope that Bamford scores at least one.

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

      I'd keep DCL. FOr free, I'd do it. -4 no!

  28. SalahFingers
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Best cheap

    1. SalahFingers
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Best cheap sub 5.6 midfielder for the last week?

      A) Raphinha
      B) Willock
      C) Harrison
      D) Gundogan

      (last one didn't post properly)

      1. HammersXI
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        If you want to be pointy, go for Pablo Hernandez. It’s sentimental I know but it’s his final game for the club and they are at home.

        1. HammersXI
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Punty*

          1. SalahFingers
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Well it's 0.1 too much, but also he hasn't played a full game and only got more than 2 points in one game all season. That's far too punty for me.

            1. HammersXI
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              DIDNT know that he was more expensive as compared to Raph and Harrison.

              Tbh the game that best represents his ability is Newcastle. Take it from Leeds fans who wanted him to start more this season. It’s his swansong game and he will get minutes for sure.

              I would go with A/C. Flip a coin

              1. SalahFingers
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Thanks, didn't meant to be so negative.

  29. Sc007
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Bring in bamford or firmino?

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      3 Pool is a must. They have something to play for

    2. Captain Vantastic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Firmino.

    3. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Firm