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FPL Gameweek 20 Scout Picks: Liverpool players return to the fray

We have chosen our best Fantasy Premier League (FPL) players for Gameweek 20 ahead of today’s 13:30 GMT deadline.

There are seven selections from Tuesday’s round of matches as we try to avoid too many unnecessary risks, given the potential for more late-in-the-week postponements – it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Everton v Newcastle United fall, for example, given the myriad injury and illness issues at both clubs.

We have gone for a 4-5-1 formation this time and, as ever, we are limited to an £83.0m budget for our starting XI.

Our four substitutes, meanwhile, are chosen from the budget/mid-price crop of players to give some potentially cost-effective alternatives to the big hitters who invariably make the initial cut.

GOALKEEPER

Crystal Palace aren’t exactly in stellar defensive form but they’ll have every chance to boost their meagre clean sheet count on Tuesday, when the division’s lowest scorers pay a visit to Selhurst Park. With none of the Eagles’ defenders offering too much in the way of attacking threat, Jack Butland (£4.4m) gets the nod as a budget-freeing pick between the sticks. Patrick Vieira’s side, as every stats nerd will keep reminding you, boast the fifth-lowest expected goals conceded (xGC) tally this season, with those underlying numbers so far not translating into shut-outs.

DEFENDERS

 

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2,410 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Espanyolie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 19 days ago

    Gallagher Covid confirmed? Or just a rumour?

    1. 97PG
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Just a rumour like every week for the past 3

      • Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Lots of rumours.. And we know how those turn out

      • sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Someone on insta said 70% likelyhood Gallagher has covid. Based on what??! How did they calculate that?

        1. I Must Break You
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          Quoting the Naked Gun, "it's 50/50, but there's only a 10% chance of that..."

    2. Giovanni Giorgio
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      Just done Bilva-->Foden. Prepare for a Bilva haul guys

    3. Nobodinho
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      Hi gents. Thoughts on this WC team?

      Ramsdale Bachmann
      TAA Cancelo James Reguilon Livra
      Salah Son Jota Maddison Brownhill
      Antonio Edouard Broja

      1.8ITB

      1. 003
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Ramsdale.not olay

        1. 003
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          Ramsdale not playing. Bachman might go when foster returns. Edouard i would not pick

          1. Nobodinho
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 19 days ago

            Cheers mate.

    4. _figu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      Is Broja likely to start this week? Need a cheapie for fanteam, have King already

    5. FDMS All Starz
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      Which option for this team? Or something else?

      A) Bernardo/Manquillo —> Moura/Reguillon
      B) Bernardo/Watkins —> Son/Borja
      C) ESR/Manquillo —> Gray/Dalot

      2FTs & 0.5itb

      Sanchez
      Taa James Alonso Cancelo*
      Foden Salah Jota Bernardo*
      Antonio Watkins*

      (Ramsdale* ESR* Manquillo* Davis*)

      1. FDMS All Starz
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Or
        D) Bernardo/Watkins/Ramsdale—> Moder/Ronaldo/Gunnarson (-4)

    6. Bobby_Baggio
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 19 days ago

      Hows this for my WC? Leave me 0 ITB

      DDG - Foster
      Reguillon - TAA - Cancelo - Livra - Lamptey
      Son - Bowen - Salah - Maddison - Jota
      Antonio - King - Broja

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Good

      2. Nobodinho
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Get a budget mid for more flexibility?

        1. Bobby_Baggio
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          ok and take who out? Salah can go for KDB soon

    7. fricky_
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Anyone think Benteke will start?

      • Jet5605
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        WC squad G2G? Planning to do Salah > KDB next week.

        DDG - Bachman
        TAA - Cancelo - Lamptey - Dier - Coady
        Salah - Son - Jota - Maddison - Bowen
        Antonio - King - Broja

      • Super John McGinn-
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Ramsdale** (got at 4.5)
        TAA, Cancelo, James, Alonso, Livramento
        Son, Foden, Jota
        Ronaldo, Antonio, Dennis

        Foster, Livramento, ESR, Martinelli

        1 FT 0.5 ITB

        A) Ramsdale > DDG
        B) Foster > Bachman
        C) ESR > Bowen
        D) Ramsdale + ESR > DDG + Gallagher (-4) .

      • sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        No concrete news about Gallagher so a must hold then for me.

      • King Kun Ta
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Free transfer....

        Laca ->

        A Antonio

        Martinelli ->

        B owen
        C Lucas Moura

        Ta lads!

        1. Nobodinho
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          B

      • gellinmagellan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        What's the logic of moving from Ramsdale > DDG instead of non-playing keeper (Foster) to DDG?

        1. sminkypinky
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          Funds

      • Ando
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Start Butland (NOR) or De Gea (BUR)?

        1. Nobodinho
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          DDG

      • ShackledAce
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Dcl or antonio? Have King on the bench

      • gellinmagellan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        A) Get DDG for -4 to field 11 players
        B) Play 10 with no goalkeeper

        1. Neto
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          DDA might have two double GWs (21 WOL bre & 22 avl BHA)

      • Coaly
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Final WC decision:

        a) Lamptey Moura Maddison
        b) D.Sanchez Jota Gallagher

        1. Nobodinho
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          a

      • THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        -8 taken, team set, captain picked. Good luck all

      • Taegugk Warrior
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        To bring in.
        Antonio or edouard…?

        Have bowen

      • vincentwsho
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Captain?

        A) CR7
        B) Jota
        C) tAA
        D) Cancelo
        E) Foden

        1. tomasjj
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          A

      • AK_FC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Bench one:
        A) King
        B) James
        C) Alonso

      • Puntillimon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        How long is saint max out for?

      • Van der Faart
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Play Bachmann or take -8 for DDG

        1. AK_FC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          Play Bachmann

      • pjomara
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Who to play
        1.
        A. Dalot or B. Tsimikas

        2.
        C. DCL or D. Antonio

        1. Greyling
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          1. Dalot
          2. Antonio

      • gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        We are approaching crash gate 2! lol

      • Greyling
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Did Ramsdale to DDG.

        DDG
        Rudiger, James, Cancelo, Livramento
        Salah, Jota, Foden, Gundogan
        Antonio, King

        -4 move to bench Livramento?

        1. Raphinia to Moura -4
        2. Watkins to DCL -4
        3. Raphinia to Bowen -4

      • Sinichi
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Captain son, Ron, foden or taa??

      • Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Here is my YOLO WC team. Tear it to shreds. I'm providing technical support at work right now, so I doubt I can make any changes with these upset customers to appease, but you can try to convince me!

        DDG
        TAA Cancelo Reguilon Telles Dalot
        Sterling Son Moura Jota
        DCL

        Sanchez | Gray, King, Watkis | 0.0 ITB

        1. Deulofail
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          Pens down, too late!

        2. Nobodinho
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          All the best mate!

      • DycheDycheBaby
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        Oops, did ESR to Bowen last min and benched Dennis..

      • gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        So any crashing this time?

      • gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 19 days ago

        lol at all the knee jerkers chasing Moura points from last week!

        1. Zim0
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 19 days ago

          Tbf if he started they'd probably have gotten something