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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.

ENTER YOUR TEAM AHEAD OF THE SUNDAY DEADLINE

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. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    2FT

    Jota and Davis >>> Foden and Bamford/Iheanacho?

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

      Rather Raphinha/Harrison and Bamford/Antonio/Wood

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Why not Foden, do you think he won't play?

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

          Why do you think he will play?

          1. Hulk Smash
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 1 day ago

            I reckon Pep plays his strongest team to keep them in 'rhythm' for the final, which is a week away. What do you think?

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

          I think it’s 50/50 at best. Would rather have a certain starter and a more probable scorer.

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

    Bench Boostin', 2 FT, zero ITB and the following players:
    Shaw, Fernandes, Jota

    Replace two (and which?), or take a hit to switch all?
    Mini-head-2-head league opponent also playing BB, and we're level on points 🙂

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

      Ditch shaw and Bruno for Robbo/pepe?

    2. Wee Jinky
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      take hit switch all

    3. tbos83
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Replace Fernandes and Jota - do not take a hit

  3. Hansel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    A) ESR + Bamford
    B) Raphinha + DCL

    1. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      A

  4. Pep's Money Laundry
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    When are you going guys your transfers?

    I don't really want to leave it too late incase the fpl servers crash

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

      I doubt the servers would crash.

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

      Just did mine

    3. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Will do 15mins before deadline.

      1. Tango74
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Hey Holmes , how’s you

        What transfers you doing ?
        I got Gundogan and mahrez and no goalie !

        2ft , u ?

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          All good Tango, hope you are doing well

          Will do Saiss and Bruno to Alioski and Mane for -4

          Brought Gundogan and Mahrez or used FTs for that?

          1. Tango74
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 1 day ago

            I mean I’m wAting on team news

            I got Gundogan and mahrez and no goalie ! 2ft what would u do lol

            I have dcl on bench

  5. Buck The Trent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Which one do you like ?

    A Kane, Taylor (burnley)
    B Aguero, Cresswell

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

      A safe
      B explosive

  6. Perthite
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Look Good to go?
    Greenwood on bench may not be right

    Martínez (Forster)
    TAA, Dallas, Coufal
    Raphinha, Son, Salah(TC), Lingard
    Bamford, Iheanacho, Kane
    (Greenwood, Shaw, Godfrey)

    1. RamboRN
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Similar team to mine with greenwood on the bench. Not sure who I would start him instead of though

    2. FPL ElasticO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Wow you have TC left.... I would give it to Bamford (if you're chasing ranks or ML)
      Otherwise Salah is the safe option

      1. Perthite
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        2pts up in ML and a few thousand short of avoiding my 1st 100000+ ranking.

    3. Skloppy Kops
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Greenwood starting.. for sure.

  7. C_G
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    please help

    play Shaw or Holding?

    play Forster or Martinez?

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

      Holding and Emi

    2. Skloppy Kops
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Shaw wont play.

  8. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Greenwood apparently starts (according to Twitter)

    Leaked XI vs Wolves: Henderson; Williams, Bailly, Jones, Telles; Matic, Van de Beek, Mata; Amad, Greenwood, Elanga.

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

      Who tho?

      It's early for actual team sheets.

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

        The squad and staff probably got the Xl yesterday.

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

      Looks legit. Cavani rash and Pogba in the front 3 on wednesday.

      1. injury_prone
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Phil Jones.....Probably the only person in the world to be jealous of Donny's game time.

    3. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Seems reasonable

  9. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Hey everyone, thanks for all the recommendations, but just like the final day last season I won’t have any team news pre deadline, too much at stake and the small factor they changed the deadline...

    wish you all good luck (except from my mini league rivals) you’ve got this.

    1. NULL-X-VOID
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      This is Rockstar right?

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

      You too, all the best.

    3. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Fair enough - we have to make our own decisions ultimately
      Good luck!

  10. Jinswick
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Anything better than Son & DCL -> Mane & Nacho here?

    Meslier
    Trent, Dallas, Coufal
    Salah, Son, Bale, Mahrez
    Antonio, Bamford, DCL

    Pickford, ESR, Digne, Mitchell
    Bank 1.1m, 2FT

    1. Jimbo-Jones
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      I’d remove Bale and keep Son, and Wood is possible alternative to Nacho, but otherwise agree.

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

        See below - 5.9 available for DCL replacement if losing Bale, 6.3 if losing Son.

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

      Sell Bale instead of son.
      Wood instead of Nacho.

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

        Can’t afford Wood or Nacho if losing Bale instead of Son. Can only afford Nacho if losing Son.

  11. Mr Ozil
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Which combo scores more?

    A- DCL + Lingard
    B- Antonio + Vydra
    C- Antonio + Zaha

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

      A

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

      B

  12. davies
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    If benched…

    A) Foden > Raphinha (-4)
    B) Play ESR (BHA)

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

      B

  13. Stand By Mee
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    A) Bruno, Greenwood -> Mané, Raphinha -4

    B) Greenwood, Vydra -> Raphinha, Bamford -4

    C) Greenwood -> Raphinha

    D) Bruno, Greenwood, Coleman -> Mané, Raphinha, Dallas -8

    E) Something else?

    My or is 9.5k and my objective is just staying within top 10k

    Martinez
    TAA Shaw Holding
    Salah(c) Bruno Son Lingard
    Kane Antonio Vydra

    Johnstone Greenwood Coady Coleman*

    1FT 0.3 itb

  14. DV8R
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Play a GK

    A) Pickford (mci)
    B) Forster (whu)

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

      A- will rack up save points

  15. Jon Snow
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Who should i sell for Mane?

    A) ASM (maybe injured)
    B) Greenwood (ML rival who I'm chasing has him)

    1. Skloppy Kops
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      A

  16. paulfantham
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Would you rather:
    A. Mount
    B. Pulisic
    C. Mahrez

    1. smix
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Mount from those. Minutes a doubt for the other 2

  17. C_G
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    who do u like for the (C)

    Dallas

    TAA

    Kane

    1. Traction Engine Foot
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      TAA out of those

  18. Traction Engine Foot
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Good to go?

    Henderson
    TAA Robertson Dallas
    Salah(C) Lingard Greenwood Raphinha
    Kane Iheanacho Bamford

    Sanchez Pereira Castagne Digne

  19. smix
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Play Mahrez or FT to:
    A. Harrison (triple up on Leeds attack)
    B. Ferran Torres
    C. Lingard
    D. Willock
    E. Mount
    F. Pepe

    1. cigan
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      i fancy Mount

      1. tbos83
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Yeah but who would you transfer in?

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

      A if Mahrez or rumoured to be benched. But B if Torres is rumoured to start.

  20. cigan
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    FH active, would you change anything?

    Ederson
    Trent Dallas Rudiger
    Salah Mane Mount Raphinha
    Kane Bamford Antonio
    (Sanchez Willock Lowton Thomas)

  21. klopp2567
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    With me reducing the lead fron 32 to 12 thanks to getting willock in ML. This is last chance to reduce the gap and come on top and i am hopeful of that.
    With my team as below
    Martinez
    Digne Taa AWB Dallas Konsa
    Bruno Son Willock Lingard Green wood
    wood DCl Bamford

    and opponents team being
    Martinez
    Coufal Taa Dallas Lowton Veltman
    Bruno Son Salah Raphina Harrison
    Nacho Ings watkins

    I am thinking of -4 and getting Salah and Antonio or Salah and robertson in place of Bruno and wood or Bruno and Awb.
    Any tips plz need huge help here??

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

    Dallas or Trent for that last spot? It will be for -4...

    Mendy
    Robbo Coufal _____
    Bruno Salah Lingard Raph
    Bamford Watkins Lacca

    3.8 Maddison Shaw Mitchell

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

      Trentt

    2. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 1 day ago

      TAA

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

    Mahrez Foden DCL Targett

    ESR on the bench.
    Have 2 FT's. Who would replace out of those 4...

    1. cigan
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Mahrez or Foden if you need to be safe for starts, DCL if you wanna go all or nothing

  24. tbos83
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Digne > Dallas for a hit?

    1. TVPlugSockets
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Yeah

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

      No

    3. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 1 day ago

      No

  25. TVPlugSockets
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 1 day ago

    DCL to Antonio for free?

    Can’t decide if it’s worth it or not. Everton have got to go for it really.

    1. tbos83
      4 months, 1 day ago

      I did

    2. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Yep

  26. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Cap taa or Raph ?

    1. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Raphina

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

      Trent

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      TAA

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

      TAA

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

    The last time we see pages flying before deadline 🙁

  28. kysersosa
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Best FT for Bruno?

    A) Mane
    B) other

    Salah owner

    TIA

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

    Targett to Dallas for a hit? ML rival who is trailing by 6 points has Dallas.

    1. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      No, not for a hit

    2. Totti
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      then get cresswell and surprise him 🙂

  30. Totti
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    need your help guys

    who do u rather?

    A) greenwood -> mount/ torres
    B) calvert -> wood/bamford/antonio and bench greenwood
    C) greenwood and calvert -> willock and aguero for -4 and bench lingard
    D) other suggestion

    1. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      You chasing or defending?

      1. Totti
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        chasing

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

      b

    3. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      B
      Greenwood should start according to rumours, and team news section, so could you bench someone else?

      1. Totti
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        calvert

        1. Totti
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          and what about henderson?

          1. injury_prone
            • 10 Years
            4 months, 1 day ago

            starting if leak is true.
            Leaked XI vs Wolves: Henderson; Williams, Bailly, Jones, Telles; Matic, Van de Beek, Mata; Amad, Greenwood, Elanga.