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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. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Would you get rid of Lingard or Greenwood, knowing your rival has both? Bringing in Mané as a differential because I’m trailing.

    1. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      I'd do Lingard to Mane

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Are we thinking Greenwood starts?

        1. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          I hope so! I think he has to.

    2. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      For free yes. Reckon Greenie will start.

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Which one to get rid of then? Lingard?

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Yes, Jessie

    3. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      I’m not that big a fan of JLingz form recently so might punt him for Mané.

    4. Toughie
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Greenwood to Mane as if greenwood starts he will do so alongside the reserves in a meaningless game

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        That’s a good point.

  2. JAYPEE
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Play Son or Wood?

    1. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Wood

    2. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Wood for me. I’ve had him in my team for weeks planning for this match

    3. Dr Ennet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Wood

  3. RooneyforLife
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Best replacement for Bale ?

    A.Mount
    B. Pepe
    C. Willock
    D. Lingard

    1. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      C

    2. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Willock or pepe

    3. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Why get rid?

      1. RooneyforLife
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Bcoz there is uncertainty over his start bcoz of injury issues

        1. ILOVEBAPS
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Oh I hadn’t heard that. I guess Willock

  4. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    DCL to Antonio for a hit? Have Lingz.

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Depends. probably not.

    2. TVPlugSockets
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Yeah deciding the same thing

      Have Lingard so I may not bother.

  5. Dr Ennet
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Good Afternoon!

    Leading my ML by 5 points. My team as it is now:

    Martinez
    Dallas / TAA / Coufal
    Salah / Raphina / Lingard / Son
    Kane / Nacho / Bamford

    Subs: Bruno / Shaw / Coady

    Is it worth it to do Bruno > Mané for a -4 and bench Son?

    Cheers! 🙂

    1. cigan
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      I'd do it and bench Lingard

      1. Dr Ennet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Cheers for you input!

    2. kysersosa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Not IMO. I’m doing the same transfer but for free. Having TAA and Salah is decent cover.

      1. Dr Ennet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Thank you! 🙂

  6. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Any team leaks boys?

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Not that I know of!

    2. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      United possible leak on previous page.

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Just a speculated Man Utd XI

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Thanks all

    4. xHaTr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Henderson; Williams, Bailly, Jones, Telles; Matic, Van de Beek, Mata; Amad, Greenwood, Elanga.

      Source: MEN

  7. Perthite
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Bench ok or do I squeeze Greenwood onto field?

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

    1. Bedok
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Maybe Greenwood over Son as Greenwood is likely to play up front. But fine to leave him first sub as GW38 can have a lot of rotation.

  8. fish66
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    (a) Shaw -> Dallas
    (b) DCL -> Bamford
    (c) both for -4

    1. ILOVEBAPS
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      A

  9. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Any other reliable source than Rockstar? That City Lineup could be a lot helpful.

  10. Jimmy Boy
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Start Martinez or Areola?

    1. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Double figure saves for Marti today

    2. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Martinez

  11. b91jh
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    I think I'm going into an overthink state after considering players like McNeil, Diallo and Fornals...

  12. Teomi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Behind with 5 points in my league...
    Any of these worth to bring in for a -4?

    A. Robbo
    B. Mount
    C. Iheanacho
    D. Just play Zaha/R pereira and save

    1. mcsteely
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Robbo is worth it if your rival doesn't have him I reckon

    2. Bobby_Baggio
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      D don't take hit when it's that close. Choose capt well and you'll be fine

    3. Fulchester's New Centr…
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Then you'll be 9 behind

  13. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Not gonna be able to look at my phone until 3pm now, am I G2G? Blocking a ML lead with Kane Bamford Greenwood Lingard Dallas TAA so need to start them.

    Henderson
    TAA Dallas Coufal
    Salah Son Greenwood Lingard
    Kane Bamford Iheanacho
    Lloris Pereira Shaw Ward

    My transfer was DCL to Bamford for free.

    Leicester v Tottenham will be 0-0 BTW.

  14. Bobby_Baggio
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Captain vote up please? Chasing 25 points.

    A) Salah
    B) Mane
    C) Antonio

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      C best if chasing imo but obviously unlikely to work

      1. Bobby_Baggio
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Cheers thinking Mane as most will go salah

    2. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      B no doubt, could actually work

      1. Bobby_Baggio
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Thinking that

  15. mcsteely
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    DCL to Antonio for a hit? Would be to block ML rival who is 22 points back

    1. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Nah

  16. LIARS POKER
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 9 days ago

    Digne to Robertson for a hit? To double up with TAA

    1. Toughie
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Not for a hit

    2. tbos83
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Considering this or Dallas

    3. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      Assuming rumours of Greenwood starting are correct,
      bench one

      A) Greenwood
      B) Lingard

      1. The Units
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Play both

        1. Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Nah, want three up top

      2. smix
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        What are the rumours?

        1. Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          LEak/speculated line-up on previous page:

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

          Seems reasonable enough

      3. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        B
        Greeny 16 shots in the box in the last 6 vs. Lingard just 4

        1. Maeki2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 9 days ago

          good reply with facts i like it

        2. Pompel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          West Ham got something to play for though, and at home.
          United fielding a B team, match of no importance, Greenwood will not get the same service

    4. klopp2567
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 9 days 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

    5. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 9 days ago

      I guess one of the appeal of fpl is you always get a bit excited for each week all over again

      I’m half a million in the world, I literally can’t win a thing but hear I am buzzing for the game week

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Kun (c)?

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Yep, but only for a hit

    6. valurth
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      A) Digne > Robertson
      B) Bale > Mane

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        A

    7. smix
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

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

      Anyone else ?

      1. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        I'd keep Mahrez

    8. Smudger’s Dirty Dozen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      A Bruno/DCL to Mane/Bamford -4
      B Bruno/DCL to Pepe/Firmino-4
      C Coleman/DCL to Dallas/Bamford -4
      D Coleman/Bruno to Dallas/Pepe -4
      E Coleman/Bruno/DCL to Dallas/Mane/Bamford -8

    9. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 9 days ago

      DCL to Antonio for free?

      1. tbos83
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Yes

        • mcsteely
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          yes if you are happy with the rest of the team

      2. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Chasing 6 points but playing safe- Robertson in as differential - he has Firmino- gtg?

        Leno
        TAA Dallas Robertson
        Salah (c) Son Greenwood Lingard Raphinha
        Kane Bamford

        Forster Vydra Holding Fofana

      3. Uns95
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Start Greenwood of Rashford?

        1. FPL ElasticO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Greenwood

      4. andres
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        A play ASM
        B get Harrison or Mount (-4)

        Have 3 pool and two leeds.

      5. FPL ElasticO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        How is the team... G2g?? Need some opinion on my bench players.... Am I starting the right ones?

        Martinez
        TAA / Coufal / Dallas
        Salah(c) / Mane / Raphinha / Greenwood
        Antonio / Kane / Bamford

        Bench :: Forster / Rudiger / Shaw /
        El Ghazi

      6. orxan677
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Hello Fantasy Masters.. need your help..

        Pick 3 out of below:

        De Bruyne, Auba, Pepe, Mane, Salah, Pepe, Bale..

        and who to get for Ings?:

        Antonio, Firmino, Bamford, Wood, Nacho.

        Cheeeers

        1. FPL ElasticO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          Mane & Antonio

          1. orxan677
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 9 days ago

            Mane and 2 more..

      7. KDB United
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 9 days ago

        Martinez
        TAA Dallas Holding
        Salah Mane Lingard Raphinha JWP
        Kane Bamford
        (Forster Vydra Digne Shaw)

        Would you change bench order or even put vydra on instead of JWP?

      8. dezille
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 9 days ago

        First on bench: shaw or digne?

        1. ManUtdFan977
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          shaw

        2. orxan677
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 9 days ago

          2nd

        3. El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 9 days ago

          It doesn't matter Shaw not playing anyway