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Scout’s Gameweek 38 picks for FanTeam’s €30k Season Finale Frenzy

One Gameweek.

One FPL-style game with easy-to-follow rules.

One ‘Free Hit’-style selection with a deadline that allows you to see the teamsheets.

And one final chance in 2020/21 for Fantasy managers to put their skills and know-how to good use and win up to €10,000 (£9,000 in UK money) with FanTeam.

And you can get involved in the Gameweek 38 extravaganza for just €5/£4.50, with prizes awarded all the way down to 3,449th place.

Given that there are only 1,700 entrants at the time of writing, the odds of prospering look favourable.

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HOW TO PLAY: A BRIEF GUIDE

Slightly different from the usual squad-based games, FanTeam managers are given a budget of €105m to build a team of 11 players that includes at least one goalkeeper, three defenders, two midfielders and one forward.

A maximum of three players are allowed from one club and captains score double points, as usual.

Here are some other minor differences to FPL in the otherwise easy-to-play game:

  • There is no bench or manual substitutes; instead, there is a ‘Safety Net’ feature. If a player in your Fantasy team isn’t in the starting XI for their side, they will automatically be substituted for the next priced player from the same position and club.
  • A ‘Stacking Penalty’ is given if you have two or more defensive players from the same club and they keep a clean sheet. One point is deducted for each additional asset that you select from the same side.

HOW DOES THE SCORING WORK?

FPL managers looking for a way to make their knowledge pay will have no trouble picking up FanTeam‘s Gameweek 38 Season Final Frenzy, with its familiar scoring system.

Think of it as FPL without the bonus points, with a few other exceptions – detailed in the graphic above.

SCOUT PICKS

Doubling or tripling up on defenders from the same club is a common tactic in Daily Fantasy Sports, such is the difficulty in predicting one or two clean sheets let alone four of five.

But we’ve made life hard for ourselves by mixing it up, with the cut-price appeal of Luke Ayling (he’s £1.4m cheaper than Stuart Dallas) too good to overlook.

The set-piece threat of Alex Telles could also be a boon against a Wolves side who love to concede from corners and free-kicks, while Martin Dubravka will be up against a Fulham attack that has scored just two goals in their last eight home games.

Double-ups on Leeds and Liverpool are fairly self-explanatory, while Joe Willock‘s record of six goals in as many matches and appealing fixtures for Michail Antonio and Chris Wood sees that trio make the cut.

To afford the big guns like Mohamed Salah, Raphinha and Trent Alexander-Arnold, we’ll need a bargain or two.

Enter Jack Grealish, whose ‘unfavourable’ fixture against Chelsea sees him available at a bargain-bin £6.1m. He looked lively in midweek and Villa were way more potent in attack thanks to his presence, so there could be some late-season joy to be had as he pushes for Euro 2020 contention.

The final word goes to Harry Kane, who is cheaper than 15 other FanTeam forwards this week. His low price is because he faces Leicester City away but given his individual record against the Foxes and his push for a Golden Boot (not to mention Leicester’s ropey home record), who would put a final-day haul past him?


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1,333 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The_FF_King
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    DCL to Bamford or Antonio?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Bam. Just

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

    Bruno>Mane the correct move?

    Martinez
    Coufal Keane Dallas
    Salah(c) Bruno Son Raph
    Kane Bamford Antonio

    Soucek Konsa Mitchell

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Yeah

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      yup

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

      Yes

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

      200%

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

      Thank you muchly gents. And good luck!

  3. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Rival will TC Salah with 12pt lead.
    Best move?

    A. Kane+Jota >> Mane(C)+Bamford
    B. Greenwood+Jota >> Raph(C)+Harrison
    C. DCL+Jota >> Bamford(C)+Raph
    D. B+C combined

    Mendy
    TAA. Holding. Rudiger
    Salah. Son. Greenwood. Jota. ASM
    Kane. Antonio
    (Forster. DCL. Digne. Ward)

    1. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      C

    2. PascalCygan
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      A but C close behind. Good luck!

  4. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    If they were both starting, who would be the best transfer in:

    1. Raphinha
    2. Torres

    ??

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      1

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

      2 if nailed on starting. But I think that's not guaranteed enough so would prefer 1 in reality

    3. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      1

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

    Bruno to

    A) Son
    B) City mid
    C) Anyone up to 11.1

    Thanks

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

      B but don't ask me which one

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Harrison/Raphinha?

    3. ZAMUNDA
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Mount - Pépé - Raphinha or even Westwood

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

    Last check. As Forster might not start and Meslier won't, would you:

    A. Meslier & DCL to Alisson and Wood (play Bruno)
    B. Bruno & DCL to Mane and Wood (play Forster)

    It's b, right?

    1. FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      B

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

      B

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

      Meslier & Bruno > Alisson & Salah/Mane

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

        Good suggestion but have Salah and Trent so couldn't get Mane and Alisson and couldn't see anyone as a better choice than Mane hence not an option.

        Just pulled trigger on B

  7. Spin The Wheel
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Pick one:

    A) Robbo
    B) Mane
    C) Firmino

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

      B

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

      B

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

    Thoughts on Bruno to Sterling?

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Sterling is a player who is so so so out of form

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

      Out of form, may not start. It's punty...

  9. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    DCL will get a 10+ pointer won’t he?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Let's hope so

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

      that's what am counting on

    3. JBG
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Ofc he will an Bamford who I'm getting in for him will get 1p.

    4. PascalCygan
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      I’m hoping for that!

    5. AMBELLINA PRISE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Yeah no chance, he's awful

  10. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Final question::

    Play Rudiger or Digne?

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Rudiger for me

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

      Rudiger for me (and what I'm doing in same situation)

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Cheers all and GL!

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

      Rudiger

  11. Red dev
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Bit confused on best option here. Any opinions appreciated!
    Have bruno who probabaly wont play. 1 FT. Which option is best?
    A. Bruno to Harrison/Pepe. I have raph and dallas. Play DCL
    B. DCL to Antonio/Bamford and then I would play Digne

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

      Bruno to Salah/Mane?

      1. Red dev
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Thanks! Got salah cant afford mane

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

      A because I think Everton are more likely to score than keep a clean sheet

      1. Red dev
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Yeh I was thinking the same just worried about not owning bamford for this game

  12. Salarrivederci
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Gtg? No hits taken and 0.0 ITB.

    Areola
    TAA - Dallas - Cresswell
    Salah - Mané - Son - Foden
    Richarlison - Iheanacho - Watkins

    (Martínez, Gündogan, Reguilón, Targett)

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      I’d start Gundogan over Watkins (if you think Gundo starts)

      1. Salarrivederci
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        I don't 😀

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

      Gtg

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

    Any chance that we will have any news before lockout?

    Or just do the trades now?

    1. Van der Faart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Go with the gut

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

      I mean, why would this week be any different? Yes there is a chance, but how reliable will it be?

  14. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Unexpected player most likely to explode?

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

      Hopefully DCL

    2. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Brewster

      But more seriously - No one has even mentioned Vardy

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

        I can see Vardy slicing spurs open. For me Mane and Wood should top Vardy and a cheaper mid (have Harrison, Lingard can't get Raph) for my moves

    3. Tinkermania
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      The match could be stopped if that happened. Avoid such a player.

    4. Bavarian
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      TAA

      1. TheDragon
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        That’s wouldn’t be unexpected! Everyone owns him

    5. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      traore

    6. Free Hat
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Digne

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

        That would be a mixed blessing sitting second on my bench (after Lindelol for a possible start due to cb issues)

        1. Free Hat
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 2 days ago

          Ive started him, but other option is Shaw so
          Im hoping for a Dallas special from Digne.

  15. Van der Faart
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Chasing.

    A) Mane, Rudiger, Foden
    B) Son, Robbo, ESR
    C) Son, Foden, Rudi

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

      A

    2. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      A

  16. Weilong7
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Martinez Forster
    Coufal Dias Philips Coleman Dier
    Salah Son Bruno Lingard Bissouma
    Kane Nacho Vydra

    1) Coleman to Dallas
    2) Nacho Bamford / Antonio (3rd WH)
    3) Bruno to Mane / Raphinha

    1FT

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      3 with mane

  17. PortisRed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Play one of:-

    A Rudiger (playing Mendy)
    B Dawson
    C Greenwood

    Not worrying about ML - just trying to climb OR.

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

      Greenwood

    2. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Greenie

  18. FCRS BGD
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Guys,

    ASM , Mahrez or Bruno?

    Thanks

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      To play or to bench? Or to sell?
      Definetly not to buy...
      Mahrez if to play.

      1. FCRS BGD
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        To play, thanks

  19. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Pick one

    A. Alioski (WBA)
    B. Lowton (shu)

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Anyone please guys

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

      B

    3. Muscout
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      A

    4. FCRS BGD
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      A

    5. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      A

  20. Karan14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Will Dallas play in midfield or as a wingback today?

  21. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Who to bench, pick one from each:

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

    A. Shaw (wol)
    B. Holding (BHA)

    Cheers

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      United guys

  22. MysticMac17
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Start Greenwood or Soucek?

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Soucek

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

      I had forgotten about Soucek. Play Greenwood.

    3. Bavarian
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Greenwood easily

  23. Differentiator
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Torres a worthy last GW punt? (would rather bench Iheanacho)

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      I’d start Iheanacho, our (spurs) defence is a shambles

  24. chelseabrad
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    11 pts ahead of my ML rival but he has bench boost

    Alisson
    TAA AWB Coufal
    Salah Son Lingard Raph
    Kane Wood Antonio

    (Forster Greenwood Holding Coleman)

    He has 2 villa def, Dallas, Gundogan, Bruno over Greenwood, Bale over Son, Bamford, DCL & Nacho all of which I don't have...

    Already made my transfer, anything worth taking a hit for? Bench & order right?

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Looks good

  25. FCRS BGD
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Guys

    Benteke or Vydra?

    Thanks

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Benteke

      1. FCRS BGD
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 2 days ago

        Thanks

  26. Nightf0x
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Alioski ayling taa lowton X
    Salah lingard grenwod mane X

    Which duo from these ? Itb 11.4

    A) asm esr saka jwp madds mount tores wilock
    B) taylor mee coufal rudiger james

  27. mcmd11
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Fernandes, Watkins -> Mane/KDB and Bamford -4?

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Bruno —> mane sufficient

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

    A) Bamford + ESR first sub
    B) Raphinha + DCL first sub

    Have Greenwood so sub not unimportant.

    1. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      A

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

      A

  29. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Csn we risk that Jota starts ahead of Mane?

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Almost impossible that happens

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

      I don't think they can play someone out for the season. Better with 10 men.

    3. Big Al Stankovic
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 2 days ago

      Doubt it. Jota most likely subbed in as an impact player, if he’s even in the squad.

  30. Muscout
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 2 days ago

    Thoughts appreciated!

    Martinez
    TAA Rud Dallas
    Salah (c) Greenwood Lingard Willock
    Kane Watkins DCL

    McCarthy Zaha Shaw Dier

    2.8itb, 1 FT, 25 points ahead in ML

    A) DCL to Bamf
    B) DCL to Nacho (rival has him)
    C) anything else