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Lukaku or Ronaldo? It’s the question that is on many Fantasy managers’ lips this week – but you can select both and be £10,000 richer come Sunday night…

We’re talking about the free-to-play weekly Fantasy5 game, where there are various other prizes on offer beyond the whopping jackpot.

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It’s as simple as this: pick five players from the nominated Gameweek 5 matches below and, if they all exceed their ‘points targets’ (a par score set by Fantasy5 for each asset), you’ll be in the money.

  • Liverpool v Crystal Palace
  • Norwich City v Watford
  • Aston Villa v Everton
  • West Ham United v Manchester United
  • Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea

Ourselves and FPL Nymfria have selected our own picks for Gameweek 5, which can you can read below.

The deadline for this week’s entries is at 15:00 BST on Saturday 18 September.



With Liverpool’s key players needing two or more returns (attacking or defensive) to beat their points targets this weekend, we instead turn to an asset from a revitalised Crystal Palace side. Conor Gallagher is second among all Fantasy players for expected goal involvement (xGI) since he made his Eagles debut in Gameweek 2 and has been involved in four of Palace’s five goals in that time.

It’s hard to pick which way the battle between two of last season’s promoted clubs will go at Carrow Road this weekend. Watford haven’t carved out a single big chance in the last three Gameweeks but they should have an easier time of it against the bottom-of-the-table Canaries and Ismaila Sarr has had eight shots and created nine chances in 2021/22 to date.

Ollie Watkins really caught the eye at Chelsea last weekend, registering six shots and nine penalty box touches against arguably the best defence in the country. He’s part of a Villa side that are getting a lot of their attacking bodies back from injury and illness and, crucially, he hasn’t so far been redeployed out wide to accommodate Danny Ings.

A rest for Mason Greenwood in midweek bodes well for a start against a West Ham side who will be juggling domestic and continental duties for the first time this season. Greenwood found the net in this corresponding fixture in 2020/21, racking up a joint-high five shots in the process.

With Romelu Lukaku needing three attacking returns to beat his points target, we’ve instead gone for Edouard Mendy as our selection from the Spurs v Chelsea clash. Clean sheets have been arriving with regularity under Thomas Tuchel but Mendy has been kept busy, picking up five save points in his last three outings. Along with a shut-out, he’ll need six stops to pass his points target of 7.5 – something he managed in both Gameweeks 3 and 4.


Odsonne Edouard impressed against Spurs in Gameweek 4, coming on to aid an emphatic win for Crystal Palace. Liverpool have conceded in two of their last three games in all competitions and if an ever-improving Palace can build on their performance last weekend, he could get some joy going forward.

Ismaila Sarr is such an important part of the way Watford play. The Hornets started 2021/22 with a bang and have since struggled but they will see this Gameweek as an opportunity to restart their season. Sarr will be at the heart of that attacking threat and his routes to points are manifold, with the potential for both goals and assists.

Demarai Gray‘s performance on Monday evening has put him firmly on the radar of all FPL managers, if he wasn’t already. He has now registered three goals in as many matches and is in one of the best spells of form we have seen in his club career. In the continued absence of Dominic Calvert-Lewin, it will be up to the likes of Gray to return goals for Everton at Villa Park and I can see him going close to his points target.

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored in both games that he has played for Manchester United on his return to the club and I can only see this continuing against West Ham this weekend. Without Michail Antonio, West Ham may struggle for the out-ball and the Red Devils should see plenty of possession with which to feed the Portuguese.

Spurs started the season well until a poor performance against Crystal Palace and this is something that they will want to bounce back from in Gameweek 5. As their talisman, Harry Kane will likely be involved in any goals that Spurs score; Romelu Lukaku’s points ceiling was too high for my tastes and these games are normally tight affairs.



Fantasy5 is easy to play as it follows the exact same scoring system as FPL, just without the bonus points.

It’s also the fastest media outlet for live Fantasy points, displaying all player points from the five games in question, as well as the live score and time.

For the more detailed lowdown, head here.

The competition is limited to one entry per person per round and selections must be submitted before kick-off of the first eligible match.

If two or more entrants correctly select five players who all score more than their points target, then the prize pot is split among all winners.

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220 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Carefree Crew
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Considering a minus 4 for Coufal to Semedo.

    Coufal: MAN U, leeds, BRENT, ever, TOTT, villa
    Semedo: BRENT, south, NEW, villa, leeds, EVER

    I'm presently tripled up on West Ham, (Coufal, Benrahma, Antonio) they've struggled to keep clean sheets, have Europa & without Antonio for MAN U.
    I doubt they'll keep Man U & Leeds from scoring whilst Wolves have a good chance of keeping clean sheets versus Brentford & Southampton. 4 points could be repaid this GW alone & save me a transfer in the near future.

    Both have BRENT, villa, leeds, so effectively the fixture differences are:

    Coufal: MAN U, TOTT, ever
    Semedo: south, NEW, EVER

    My concerns are Coufal assist potential (9 last season) versus Semedo (3 last season) & if Wolves will play more open against the easier upcoming fixtures & reduce their clean sheet potential & Semedo composure in front of goal. I do want a Wolves DF for their positive fixtures next 10GWs & Semedo is lowly owned when my squad is very template.
    I'd planned to save my transfer GW6 for 2 frees GW 7 to bring in Chelsea players. (Ronaldo to Lukaku, Shaw to James/Rudi)

    Would you take a minus 4 for Semedo this week?

    Sanchez, (Steele)
    TAA, Shaw, Coufal, Duffy, (Livramento)
    Salah, Jota, Raphina, Benrahma, (Brownhill)
    Ronaldo, Bamford, (Antonio)

    1. Khark
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      I'm massively anti hits unless your players are physically not playing so its a no from me!

      Tricky though because triple up on west ham is definitely not the best going forward, have you got any transfers pencilled in for next week? Maybe make the coulfal to semedo move next week? and if you're priced out just go for marcal...wolves have nice fixtures for a while.

    2. Carefree Crew
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Thanks for reply Khark.

      I'd planned to save my transfer GW6 for 2 frees GW 7 to bring in Chelsea players. (Ronaldo to Lukaku, Shaw to James/Rudi)

      My philosophy on hits, is situation dependant. I try to be flexible & don't have a no hits policy. (I took a minus 8 last week that paid off)

      I see value in addressing issues, if I break even on the points I see that as a win, because I don't have that problem player to address in the future & will still have a free transfer to improve my team elsewhere to try to stay ahead of the curve.

      With Livramento (city) Duffy (LEIC) Brownhill (ARSE) & Antonio banned, I don't see my subs getting more than 2 points. "IF" wolves keep a clean sheet this week I get my 4 points back immediately.

      Does that influence your thought process at all or is it still a firm no?

    3. House Frey Wedding Planner
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 19 hours ago

      I'm in a similar position to having those 3 West Ham players and wanting to go to Chelsea defence by gw7.

      As I'm also in a pickle this week with West Ham, I'm bringing James in now to save the transfer later

    4. Carefree Crew
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 19 hours ago

      House Frey Wedding Planner, thanks for reply... I posted this over a week ago! I did the Semedo move last week & did Shaw to Rudiger this week before his price rise.

      Good luck with your team mate. 🙂

  2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Missing piece XXX? Budget is 6.0. Playing 4-3-3

    Sanchez Steele
    TAA James Marcal White Livra
    Salah Raphinha XXX Gilmour Mendy
    Ronaldo Lukaku Antonio


      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      It’s demari Gray!

    2. Khark
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Gray/Doucoure or Traore/Trincao.

      Everton more reliable, Wolves are either going to explode or continue to flop.

      If you're a safe manager then Gray or Doucoure. If you're a little bit mental then go Traore

    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Is anyone not WC’ing soon and leaving it till Nov/Dec - or are Chelsea’s fixtures just to good to ignore?

    1. acidicleo
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      i think most can get chelsea assets without a wc...anyway only kaku and james tempts me..

    2. willos_wanderers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Chelsea players can easily be accommodated with planning. Particularly if you already have big Ron like I do.

  4. Khark
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Direct Quote from Bielsa

    "Bamford has no difficulties and Forshaw is finishing the recovery of his injury. For next he will be available."

  5. Khark
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Rest of Bielsa's press conference to be read here:

  6. Paddyburns
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Shaw, TAA, Tierney
    Mount, Jota, Torres, Gray, Sissoko
    Ronaldo, Lukaku

    1 FT, 1.8 ITB. Save transfer or any suggestions?

  7. mcginnntonic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    just to confirm

    jota is 100% playing over firmino?

    does klopp have a presser before deadline?