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FPL Gameweek 13 round-up: Sunday review, injury news and the things we learned

Our Scoreboard series rounds up the key goings-on from the day’s Gameweek 13 fixtures, from injury news to stats analysis.

With the swift turnaround between Fantasy Premier League (FPL) deadlines, the Scoreboard articles for Saturday and Sunday will take the place of the usual Scout Notes this week.

The graphics below are taken from LiveFPL, Ragabolly’s excellent and ever-expanding website, and our own Premium Members Area.

GOALS, ASSISTS, BONUS

INJURIES AND BANS

Phil Foden (£8.2m) and Jack Grealish (£7.6m) both missed Manchester City’s 2-1 win over West Ham United on Sunday with unspecified minor issues, along with Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) who continues to isolate following a positive Covid-19 test.

For West Ham, Aaron Cresswell (£5.5m) was replaced just after the hour mark, with David Moyes later saying:

“He is okay, his back is stiff after going into the goalpost. He was in spasm really and couldn’t move his leg well at that point.”

Elsewhere, Jarrod Bowen (£6.4m) surprisingly dropped to the bench, but it was a tactical move, with Arthur Masuaku (£4.4m) preferred for the reasons outlined by Moyes below:

“I think it’s the amount of crosses Manchester City put in your box from both sides. I think it’s how you defend them. They overload both sides when they’re crossing and they are very good at it. They’re probably number one in the Premier League for that. So that was the thought behind Arthur (Masuaku) and also, it gave us a little bit of left-sided balance which I thought I needed today as well.”

Meanwhile, Ben Foster (£4.1m) was absent from Watford’s matchday squad with a groin injury, along with Ismaila Sarr (£5.9m) and Nicolas Nkoulou (£4.5m), while Emmanuel Dennis (£5.3m) and Adam Masina (£4.3m) will both be assessed having picked up knocks.

“I’m not sure how long Ben (Foster) will be out for, but Bachmann made some good saves and I am comfortable with him in goal. With Dennis and Masina, I’m not sure at the moment. Tomorrow we’ll check everybody because Dennis came out and Masina didn’t finish well.

As for Everton, they welcomed back Abdoulaye Doucoure (£5.4m) and Demarai Gray (£5.6m) to their starting XI and bench respectively, with the former’s performance discussed by Rafa Benitez after the game.

“When a player is out for a while you expect he will give everything and he did it. In the first half he was a little out of position but in the second half he was better.”

On the suspension front, Aymeric Laporte (£5.5m) picked up his fifth booking of the season and will now miss City’s midweek clash at Aston Villa, with either John Stones (£5.3m) or Nathan Ake (£4.8m) expected to step in, while Joao Cancelo (£6.6m) moved onto four cautions, and is now just one yellow card away from a ban.

“There is no reason why. I would like Nathan to play more than he is playing but Aymer (Laporte) is playing really well. For this specific game, John was not quite well the last two days. He was a little bit sick, with a fever after the game with PSG. That’s why we played Aymer. He is suspended for the game against Aston Villa, so [it’s] a new chance for the other guys.” – Pep Guardiola at his post-match press conference, when asked why he’d rotated his centre-backs so often this season

Elsewhere, Sergi Canos (£5.5m) andBruno Fernandes (£11.6m) are both now on four yellow cards, but Everton will welcome back Richarlison (£7.4m) for Wednesday’s Merseyside derby, having served his one-match suspension.

GAMEWEEK 13 TAKEAWAYS

FORWARDS HIT BACK

After Saturday’s games, no Fantasy Premier League (FPL) forward had returned either a goal or assist, as the shouts for going even ‘bigger at the back’ grew louder. That may still be the case, but with Ivan Toney (£6.7m) and Jamie Vardy (£10.6m) both on the scoresheet today, plus Watford duo Josh King (£5.6m) and Emmanuel Dennis, it has at least given us something to think about.

The latter two are perhaps the most interesting, not only due to their form, but also their budget price tags. Notably, King took on penalties in the absence of Ismaila Sarr (£5.9m) today, converting his first-half spot-kick after Dennis was fouled, and may well remain on them now given the Senegalese wingers back-to-back misses in Gameweek 12.

As for Dennis, following today’s goal and assist, he has now produced 11 attacking returns in just 12 Premier League appearances. Remarkably, only Mohamed Salah (£13.0m) has more with 20.

LEICESTER ASSETS BACK ON THE FPL RADAR?

Despite failing to score in each of his last four Premier League appearances, Jamie Vardy provided two goals on Sunday as Leicester City beat Watford 4-2 in an entertaining clash at the King Power Stadium. Encouragingly, the veteran forward produced five shots in the box, more than he had managed across his previous four matches combined, while his 12-point haul rewarded the owners who kept faith despite his blanks. The Foxes’ next three fixtures suggest further returns could be on the way, too.

Leicester’s win was only their fifth from 13 Premier League matches, but they did look more comfortable – at least in an attacking sense – in today’s 4-2-3-1, which saw Vardy flanked by Ademola Lookman (£6.0m) and Harvey Barnes (£6.5m). However, it was the performance of James Maddison (£6.6m) which stood out most, as he thrived as a no. 10 and looked back to his best after a terrible start to the campaign. The playmaker was at the heart of everything his team did well, and ended the day on 16 FPL points, via a goal, two assists and three bonus points.

“It was great, you can see Maddison’s quality, he was a real inspiration for us. We always have a point to prove every single day. For him it was looking at his game, he knows this is a game and a level where you are always looking to prove yourself. You can never be calm with that, you always have to be intense. You are seeing the work, not just with him but the confidence returning to the team. It’s not about the one player, it’s about the team but he was excellent today.” – Brendan Rodgers

RONALDO BENCHED AS CARRICK OPTS FOR CONSERVATIVE APPROACH

Despite missing three key defenders – Raphael Varane (£5.5m), Harry Maguire (£5.4m) and Luke Shaw (5.1m) – United looked better defensively in Gameweek 13, as a more conservative approach earned them a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.

Even though they failed to record a single shot on target during the first-half, they scored against the run of play via Jadon Sancho (£8.9m), who netted his first Premier League goal since arriving from Borussia Dortmund in the summer. Now, if he can nail down a spot in the starting XI, he could perhaps emerge as an option for our midfields, especially given United’s improving schedule, though it is worth noting caretaker manager Michael Carrick said after the game that Ralf Rangnick, who is expected to be announced as the Red Devils’ interim boss, was not involved in his team selection or tactics against Chelsea.

As for Cristiano Ronaldo (£12.4m), the move to bench him certainly caused plenty of discussion prior to kick-off, which Carrick touched on in his pre-match interview:

“A few tweaks and changes from the other night, to change things up a bit. Cristiano is probably our standout name, but it’s just a gameplan, ideas. I had a good chat with Cristiano actually, he was great, and we’ve decided to go like that today. Really looking forward to the game.

It’s a decision just to pick a team, to be honest. I don’t think it needs more drama than that.

Everyone is fine, all the boys who have come out of the team have been terrific around the place, Cristiano included, fantastic with the boys, supporting them 100 per cent and ready to come on if and when needed.

We’re happy with the team we’ve picked, for sure. We’ve come here to try and win the game, like we do every single game.”

BURNLEY V TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR POSTPONED

Sunday’s Premier League game between Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor was called off shortly after the line-ups were announced due to heavy snow. Attempts to clear the pitch were unsuccessful as the undersoil heating failed to cope and snow fell as quickly as it was being cleared.

No details have yet been given regarding the rescheduling of the game, though initial reports have suggested that it is unlikely to be played this year, with Spurs already facing a packed December schedule.

“We were ready for the game and I’m sure they were as well. A lot of people have worked very hard here over the last couple of hours but the pitch just continues to recover every time they clear it. Our goalkeepers have just gone out to warm up and the ball’s collecting snow.

The referee explained the safety angle as well, so I think they’ve just made as early a decision as possible. The ref said we’d have to keep stopping to clear the lines. And of course, there is the safety angle, so I think it’s a joint decision from everyone concerned.

I made it clear – if it could be played, we wanted it played, as did their manager [Antonio Conte]. A joint decision was made eventually and I can’t see how it could go ahead with the way the pitch is.” – Sean Dyche

STAT WATCH – GAMEWEEK 13

Ilkay Gundogan’s (£7.2m) 1.35 xGI total was more than any other player on Sunday, though Josh King was a close second, having benefitted from a first-half penalty, as did Brentford’s Ivan Toney.

Ademola Lookman also features thanks to his close-range goal, which carried an xG value of 0.77.

James Maddison’s five created chances was only bettered by one other player in Gameweek 13, while Gundogan, Callum Hudson-Odoi (£5.3m), Tom Cleverley (£4.8m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.6m) also posted encouraging totals.

However, none of Sunday’s names rank in the top five xA performers, which suggests the quality of chances they provided for their team-mates wasn’t quite as good as others this weekend.


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1,816 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Finding Timo
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 12 hours ago

    Reguilion 80.9 on fpl stats so surely will not rise ?

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 12 hours ago

      Nah

      1. Finding Timo
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Good will wait before get him then

  2. FCSB
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    Bottomed...

    Ramsdale
    TAA Cancelo James Alonso
    Salah Son Foden Raphinha
    Jimenez Antonio

    Foster Gallagher Livramento Davis

    1FT 0.3itb

    1. Foden >> Jota
    2. Save FT, (then GW15 use 2FT for, Raphinha + Jimenez [both have tough run of fixtures] >> Jota + Toney / King)

    Cheers

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      1

      1. FCSB
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Even if Foden is confirmed fit?

        1. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          Yes- v Everton could easily get another brace

    2. hitenabler
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      1.

      1. FCSB
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Even if Phil is confirmed fit?

    3. SoulShakinTex
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Would you be willing to lose Son? Could get Jota in now, and be more flexible on strikers when losing Jimi next week. If not: 1 from me too.

      1. FCSB
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        I dont think so, not just yet, I got him in for the run of fixtures so should keep the faith especially after the postponement

        1. SoulShakinTex
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          I thought there would be a reason for that option not being on the table, yes. (I just stuck with Vardy for five weeks myself before I now got some payback.) But none of your other choices are ideal either.

  3. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    Team and bench gtg? Or should ESR start ahead of Gallagher

    Guaita
    TAA James Cancelo Alonso
    Salah (c) Raphinha Jota Gallagher
    Kane Antonio

    Foster ESR Livramento Scarlett

    1. FCSB
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Good to go imo

  4. Wensink
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    Can anyone offer any insight into Duffy’s minutes going forward? I banked a FT and considering moving him or Livramento. Thanks.

    1. Casual Player
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      It seems like he misses the occasional fixture based on tactical matchups, whereas Livra seems like a certain starter every game.

      1. Wensink
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Duffy to Lamptey then, no?

        1. FourLokoLeipzig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          I like that move, but wouldn’t do it now, as I think Lamptey is likely to get rested against West Ham

  5. Lilac Breasted Roller
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    Many keen on bringing in Dennis or King for MCI and CHE. At home, but still going up against the best defenses in the league.

    Probably will move for one of the two but not just yet

    1. have you seen cyan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      its a form over fixtures play, not many other options. If they fit the hole then get them imo, but dont get them for the sake of it. Pukki might be a better option

      1. Wensink
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Lascelles and Ritchie both out for Norwich. It’s Pukki party time.

    2. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      I image they are simply the enabler as part of a double transfer for most and will languish on benches until the fixtures change (downgrade to King to upgrade to Jota for example) …

      1. Lilac Breasted Roller
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        That makes sense

    3. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Same thoughts, I'll be downgrading Toney / ASM to King likely after the City match but I probably need to ensure I have those two there for now with better fixtures.

    4. Clintymints
      • 13 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      I'd imagine he's been used an an enabler

    5. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Best bench strikers. Don't think many will play them for next 2. Just to get someone else along with them.

  6. highsguy
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    Saka and Mbeumo to Jota and 4.5 mid -4?

    Ramsdale
    TAA Cancelo James Alonso
    Salah Raph Mbeumo
    Toney Kane Antonio

    Foster Saka Duffy Brownhill

  7. FCSB
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    Will we get all the pressers before deadline ??

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 13 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Yes but some will be embargoed until after deadline.

  8. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    ASM going up is such a random price rise. Who is bringing him in?

    1. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Yeah, strange one. Even if he’s an enabler, he’s a strange enabler.

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Guessing people are seeing NOR BUR in fixtures and getting him in.

      1. FPL Theorist
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        This, plus he is the highest-scoring forward in the 6.5-7m price range. Which is enough for many of the more casual managers who don't look at any other stats or watch Newcastle games.

    3. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Wilson owners.

    4. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      No idea. I brought him in this week and after seeing how deep he played against Arsenal I did regret it a bit, although he didn't seem himself in the game. But I suppose Howe knows he needs to really go for wins in these next two

  9. T.Henry14
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    What to do with 2 FT?
    0.1 ITB

    Ramsdale (Foster)
    TAA, Cancelo, James (White, Obamidele)
    Salah, Son, Raphinha, Smith-Rowe (D.Luiz)
    Vardy, Antonio, Toney

    A) Obamidele ----> Ben Johnson & save second FT
    B) Antonio ----> Wilson (for NOR&BUR home games), save second FT

    1. Lilac Breasted Roller
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      You may want Antonio back in 2 GW, and you may want a better bench option than Johnson.

      i'd just wait until deadline and go for A if you have naught better

    1. Zenith UK
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      I feel your pain mate, took out Vardy for Son. *clown face*

      1. ZTF
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Ouch unlucky pal. Luckily I actually went Foden to Jota as my midfield transfer. Was in for a lot of pain otherwise

        1. Zenith UK
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          I made four changes (-8).

          Foden, Benrahma, Gray & Vardy > Jota, Bilva, Son, Gelhardt

  10. Zenith UK
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    G2G?

    Sanchez
    Trent, Cancelo, James, Rudiger, Johnson
    Salah, Son, Jota, Bilva
    Antonio

    Steele, Gallagher, Toney, Gelhardt

    1. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      G2G

      1. Zenith UK
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Thank you!

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      I would start Gallagher over Johnson otherwise gtg

      1. Zenith UK
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Just have a feeling West Ham go back to keeping a clean sheet after the two recent PL performances. Moyes won't be happy. City game, understandable, Wolves game, not so much

  11. waldo666
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    Need two starters from this lot...

    A) Mbeumo
    B) Gilmour
    C) Livramento
    D) King

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      A and D I think.

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      King Mbeumo

    3. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Cheers both.

  12. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 11 hours ago

    Chillwell to?

    A Alonso
    B Regulion

    TAA James Cancelo Livra is the rest if it makes any difference.

    1. FCSB
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      A

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Alonso

    3. waldo666
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      A

    4. Clintymints
      • 13 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      The fact you only have James, probably A.

      I've James and Rudiger and not sure the triple up is a good idea

    5. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      A

    6. 97PG
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        A no brainer

      • _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Cheers all

    7. FCSB
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Unless Foden is confirmed fit and available by Pep then hes a sell >> Jota right ??

      1. waldo666
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Has to be I think, looking at the same move with my 1FT

        1. FCSB
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          will you save if he is fit and available ?

          1. waldo666
            • 11 Years
            7 months, 11 hours ago

            Yeah, if we get that confirmation I probably would, missed Jota's 14 pointer and although he looks good for points so does a fully fit Foden.

            1. FCSB
              • 6 Years
              7 months, 11 hours ago

              Yes hopeful he’s fit and plays, gives us 2FT for next weekend to work in Jota another way hey

              1. waldo666
                • 11 Years
                7 months, 11 hours ago

                Yep and maybe a chance for me to offload some deadwood in the process.

    8. Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Any suggestions for this team folks? 1ft, 0.1m itb.
      Main concerns being no Jota or James, and a weak bench.

      Sanchez
      Taa cancelo rudiger
      Salah bilva raph Gallagher esr
      Kane Antonio

      Foster chilwell omo Scarlett

      1. ILOVEBAPS
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Save and get those two players next GW for free.

    9. Norco
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Exact money for this 2FT:

      Saka + Foden > Jota + Bilva

      Worth pulling the trigger?

      1. FPL_Crisis
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Yes. doing it for free is nice. Bilva/Foden on par but Jota clear upgrade in that system

        Looking at this move myself next gw with Raph instead

      2. BERGKOP
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 10 hours ago

        Absolutely

    10. El Lobito 10
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Hello all,

      My first comment this season. Hope everyone is doing fine.

      What would you do with this lot? I'm thinking a hit to get Auba and Gray out, Jota/Gundo and King/Dennis in.

      Ramsdale
      James Rudiger Goalonso TAA Livra
      Salah Raphinha Gallagher (Gray, 4.5)
      Vardy Jimenez (Aubameyang)

      0.7 ITB, 1FT

      1. have you seen cyan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        good, but it needs a hit? or can you do it for free in two parts? i.e.e keep Auba for Manu U maybe.

        1. El Lobito 10
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          Thanks mate. Yeah I can but Aubameyang is seriously low on confidence and form. Missing sitters. Would prefer to play Livra over him

          1. have you seen cyan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 11 hours ago

            yea I had triple Arse, Auba, Saka and Ram. I rage transfered Auba and Saka out prior to last gw. Saka I need the money, but Auba is just annoying, he could egt something vs Mna U tho.

            1. have you seen cyan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              7 months, 11 hours ago

              the gw before last

            2. El Lobito 10
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 11 hours ago

              He's so annoying! Two penalty misses was brutal. It's like he can't be arsed any more

              1. have you seen cyan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                7 months, 11 hours ago

                lol, its been a rough ride owning Auba. A goal and assist for 6 points and a -1 in the last 5 weeks.

      2. SoulShakinTex
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Auba and Gray and 4,5 mid out could get you both Jota and Gundo/Bernardo and Dennis in. Just about?

        1. El Lobito 10
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          Good shout mate, thanks, yes it is doable. I'd take an 8 point hit for it actually. Maddison is also looking good

          1. SoulShakinTex
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            7 months, 11 hours ago

            Yes, early days but promising. But you seemed acutely short on City assets 😉 Good luck!

            1. El Lobito 10
              • 4 Years
              7 months, 10 hours ago

              Thanks pal, you too

    11. ZTF
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Guaita (Ward)
      James TAA Cancelo Livra (Coady)
      Raphinha Salah Jota Son (Maddison)
      Saint-Maximin Antonio (Gelhardt)

      GTG?

      Question marks over Livra vs. Coady and whether to start Maddison

    12. Gunnerssss
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Gallagher to maddison for free?

      1. F4L
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        might be a bit early to jump on Maddison, but nice to get ahead of the curve I guess. Good performance vs Legia last Thursday as well.

        tbh I wonder if no Tielemans is helping Maddison, let's him play higher up

      2. El Lobito 10
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Palace had a bad day but Gallagher is key to them. I like the Maddison pick though

    13. HellasLEAF
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Johnson fairly nailed? I actually need that .2

      1. Angelic upstart
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        I think so. Cresswell came off and masuaku only just back from injury and I think he can fill in at left back if Coufal starts over the next week or two.

    14. Manani
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      which 1 to play?

      A. Antonio
      B. ESR
      C. Livermento

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        A

      2. Manani
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        sorry Antonio should be Gallagher

        1. _Ninja_
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          Still A

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          Still A

      3. F4L
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        A

    15. Clintymints
      • 13 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      What's more important to sort first, Ronaldo > Kane, or Chilwell > Reguilon/Alonso?

      Can easily bench Chilwell this week, but he's tanking big time.

      Current team for the next game week

      Taa Rudiger James Cancelo Chilwell
      Salah Jota Raphina Gallagher
      Ronaldo

      Subs: ESR Dennis Davis

      1. ILOVEBAPS
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Get Alonso. Kane might be decent but I don't see any hurry until Spurs show some spirit under Conte. Prefer Vardy for the next few tbh

      2. have you seen cyan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        chilwell first

      3. waldo666
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Definitely Chilwell

      4. F4L
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Chilwell to Alonso imo, CR7 had his rest and United should improve from here

      5. Clintymints
        • 13 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Is the triple up with Alonso too much then? No too inspired by Reguilon tbh, but the fixtures are plum! But Spurs not totally sold on either

      6. FantasyClub
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        If Dennis goes to AFCON which he likely will, good luck with that bench

        1. Clintymints
          • 13 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          It'll be grand

    16. F4L
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      In a bit of an awkward position this GW, could you justify benching any of James/Alonso/Rudi/Cancelo/Silva? Villa improved under Gerrard, rotation risk for Chelsea wingbacks maybe?

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        You can't justify benching the Chelsea players because if they start, that could be a haul.

        Villa have done well the last two but they have created a very low xG - match that against City's defense and I'm not sure you actually want to bench a defender either.

        Villa have however been keeping teams out a bit better than before.

        Coaches may take the decision out of your hands but those are tough benching decisions.

        1. F4L
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          cheers 🙂

      2. FPL_Crisis
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Can't bench Chelsea against a Foster-less Watford defence. Although Tuchel might make that decision for us!

        Re Villa, City a far bigger test than Bri Cpl. Couldn't justify it myself

        1. F4L
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          cheers 🙂

    17. The Mandalorian
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Pep “De Bruyne will be back soon and Phil Hopefully. Jack as well”

      Looks like Foden won't be ready for Villa. Hopefully he starts against Watford.

      1. Norco
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Foden to Jota it is then. Should have done it last week haha

      2. Zim0
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Aren't those westham pre match words?

        1. Angelic upstart
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 10 hours ago

          They are indeed. KDB is almost certain to be back and I think Foden will be back too

    18. have you seen cyan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      It will be interesting to see how Gerrards Villa shape up. I wonder when/if Buendia is going to become an option soon

      1. SoulShakinTex
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Young, Ramsey and El Ghazi all ahead of him right now? Gerrard does not seem convinced.

        1. have you seen cyan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          Oh, well there is a few potential Villa options

          1. SoulShakinTex
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            7 months, 11 hours ago

            Agree. I will be looking at them from GW17 myself. Buendia not top of the list ATM though.

    19. Gunnerssss
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Antonio to asm or wilson?

      1. FantasyClub
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Wilson is 1 YC away from suspension

      2. F4L
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Would make the transfer if you had no other pressing issues and an easy route back to Antonio as well, so doesn't really seem worth it

      3. Angelic upstart
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 10 hours ago

        Pukki

    20. Sz21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Couldn't catch the Chelsea/United game last night.
      Marcos Alonso- 78 mins.. is he an avoid for now or still worth a punt before WC in 3/4 GW's time?
      Have the cash for James but Alonso seems a more fun/heartbreaking pick.

      Have Rudiger and need to replace Chilwell still.
      TAA, Cancelo, Rudiger, Livramento, ______

      1. FPL_Crisis
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        Tricky timing given the short rest between next couple of games and CL. Maybe wait. If purely long term would prioritise James over Alonso

      2. TorresMagic™
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 13 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        James can break your heart much more.

    21. Lignja
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Save ft? Or there is some move i could do? Have 1 ft 0.6m itb

      Sanchez
      Taa, James, Cancelo
      Salah, Son, Jota, Gundogan, Raphina
      Antonio, Wilson

      Livramento, Amartey, 4.5

    22. FantasyClub
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Anyone thinking of Sancho for Utds’ fixture run?

      1. have you seen cyan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        yes but need to see 2 games imo, could go now but its like going for Pepe

        1. FantasyClub
          • 1 Year
          7 months, 11 hours ago

          Yes I’m happy to wait a couple more and see how things shape up. Just a consideration as before he wasn’t but now he’s being utilised well and at 8.9 could be good

          1. have you seen cyan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 11 hours ago

            yea when I ditch Vardy I will consider him

    23. Who are all Lukakus
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 11 hours ago

      Play one and bench order?
      A. Livra
      B. King
      C. Mbeumo
      D. Saka (might be injured)

      1. fn.jota
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 11 hours ago

        D
        ACB