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Which FPL players could start in their teammates’ absences at AFCON?

The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) starts this weekend and as many as 30 Premier League players could be involved for their respective countries in the tournament in Cameroon.

We’ve already detailed who will be away and when but now we switch focus to the players who could profit from their teammates’ absence while they’re away.

Ultimately, we’re probably only talking about two Gameweeks here, possibly three for those players making the AFCON third-place play-off or final.

But with a decent-sized ‘double’ predicted for Gameweek 22 and some of us considering playing our Free Hit or Wildcard chips to capitalise on the extra fixtures, some leftfield FPL targets may emerge in the short term.

There are 16 teams affected by their players heading off to Africa over the next month or so, with Leeds United, Newcastle United, Norwich City and Tottenham Hotspur the quartet of clubs who aren’t impacted.

LIVERPOOL

The absences of Mohamed Salah (£12.8m) and Sadio Mane (£11.8m) would seemingly ensure starts for Diogo Jota (£8.2m) and Roberto Firmino (£8.7m) in Gameweeks 22 and 23, injury and illness permitting; the Brazilian missed Gameweek 21 after a positive Covid-19 test but his isolation period will end a good time before the Reds take on Brentford in mid-January.

Who joins Jota and Firmino in the front three is the next question.

Divock Origi (£4.8m) is currently sidelined with a knee injury while Takumi Minamino (£5.1m) missed the draw with Chelsea because of a muscle issue but is nearing a return.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£5.8m) and Curtis Jones (£5.0m) are names to monitor, too: the former has played in the front three on a number of occasions this season, while the latter has been touted by local media as a possible solution.

Luckily, we will get to see two Jurgen Klopp starting XIs – one in the EFL Cup, one in the FA Cup – before Gameweek 22 rolls around, which should give us a clue (again, Covid permitting) as to who he favours a week on Sunday.

CHELSEA

Chelsea have only one player in AFCON action but it’s a big name: Edouard Mendy (£6.2m).

A cut-price Kepa Arrizabalaga (£4.7m) would ordinarily be a Free Hit option considering that Chelsea have a good chance of having a Double Gameweek 22 but a quick look at the fixture list dampens enthusiasm, with Manchester City guaranteed to be one of the two fixtures.

And the Blues’ own form is also patchy, with just one clean sheet arriving in the last nine league games.

LEICESTER CITY

Leicester have four players heading to Cameroon, although one of them, Nampalys Mendy (£4.3m), wasn’t part of the Foxes’ Premier League squad anyway.

It’s the absence of Kelechi Iheanacho (£6.9m) that is of particular interest, especially as Jamie Vardy (£10.4m) and Patson Daka (£7.1m) are currently sidelined through injury.

“Jamie will be out. It could be the next three to four weeks. It’s a hamstring. He could soldier on, which is what he wanted to do, but the scan has shown up as that.

“Patson [Daka] will not be going to AFCON. He’s not fit. He will stay and hopefully within the next two to three weeks will be back again.” – Brendan Rodgers, speaking on December 30th

Vardy looks set to miss Gameweek 22 at least, then, with Daka only a possibility to return. The Zambian forward would be an interesting differential if the Foxes were to get a ‘double’ in the next Gameweek (Burnley (a) and Norwich (h)) would be a great twosome) and he’s passed fit but if he isn’t going to be ready until later in the month, then Ayoze Perez (£5.7m) or Harvey Barnes (£6.5m) are possibilities to spearhead the attack in his stead.

Wilfred Ndidi (£4.8m) and Daniel Amartey (£3.8m), the unlikely makeshift centre-half pairing who kept out Liverpool in Gameweek 20, are also off to AFCON, so the Foxes are really badly affected at the back going into the Gameweek 21 match against Everton and beyond, with Caglar Soyuncu (£4.9m) and Jonny Evans (£5.4m) also currently out injured.

It wouldn’t take much for another one of their games to be postponed, with Rodgers close to the threshold of having 13 senior outfielders and one goalkeeper available.

Above: A possible Leicester set-up without their injured and AFCON-bound players

MANCHESTER CITY

There’s only one City player going to Cameroon: Riyad Mahrez (£8.7m).

It’s been a three-way battle for minutes on the City right flank this season, with the Algerian, Gabriel Jesus (£8.6m) and, latterly, Raheem Sterling (£10.7m) competing for that wide role.

PlayerPL starts on right flank (via Transfermarkt)
Jesus10
Mahrez8
Sterling3

Sterling has scored in each of his last three starts on the right, last featuring there in Gameweek 16. Jesus has only played once in that role in the last two months, meanwhile, at Brentford last week.

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS

Wolves have been in superb defensive form of late but they’ll have to do without one of their first-choice centre-backs for the first time in 2021/22.

Romain Saiss (£5.1m) will be off to represent Morocco at AFCON so, in the absence of injured understudies Willy Boly (£4.9m) and Yerson Mosquera (£4.4m) and under the assumption that no new signings arrive over the next fortnight or so, the bargain-bin Marcal (£4.2m) or midfielder Leander Dendoncker (£4.8m) will have to drop into the back three to cover – or else Bruno Lage will have to move away from his trusty 3-4-3 set-up.

A move to centre-half for Marcal would help to accommodate the more attack-minded Rayan Ait-Nouri (£4.3m) at wing-back, something that is worth keeping an eye on especially if Wolves get a Double Gameweek 22.

Which FPL players could start in their teammates' absences at AFCON? 2

Above: Rayan Ait-Nouri was fifth among defenders for final-third touches during his spell in the first team from Gameweeks 9-16, and second for crosses.

ARSENAL

Four Gunners will be away in Africa over the next month but three of them have been peripheral of late anyway: Mohamed Elneny (£4.4m), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£9.6m) and Nicolas Pepe (£6.9m) haven’t started a single league match between them in the last seven Gameweeks.

Ghana international Thomas Partey (£5.0m) is very much a part of Mikel Arteta’s plans and his place will presumably be taken by Albert Sambi Lokonga (£4.8m), not an FPL target by any stretch but something that perhaps weakens Arsenal’s spine in the short term.

CRYSTAL PALACE

Michael Olise (£5.4m) grabbed two attacking returns as a substitute in Gameweek 21 and the winger may now get his big chance from the start, with Jordan Ayew (£5.8m) and Wilfried Zaha (£6.9m) absent over the next two Gameweeks.

On a share of set plays, Olise has the best minutes-per-chance-created average (45) of any Palace player this season.

While not someone you’d likely target with free transfers given the short-term nature of his appeal, he’s a fifth midfielder option on a Free Hit if a Double Gameweek 22 does materialise for the Eagles – as seems possible.

Cheikhou Kouyate (£4.5m) is also off to the Africa Cup of Nations and it was Luka Milivojevic (£5.3m) who took the Senegal international’s spot during his illness-enforced absence against West Ham, something to bear in mind regarding Conor Gallagher (£6.1m) given that it will further diminish the Chelsea loanee’s role at set plays.

WEST HAM UNITED

Said Benrahma (£5.9m) is West Ham United’s sole representative at AFCON and his absence rather conveniently frees up a role for Pablo Fornals (£6.0m) to occupy down the Hammers’ left flank, providing the Spaniard hasn’t any lingering after-effects of the Covid infection that forced his absence over New Year.

The Hammers are among four clubs, along with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City, who definitely won’t have a Double Gameweek 22.

THE REST

Cornet and Smith Rowe 4

Emmanuel Dennis (£6.1m) won’t be going to the Africa Cup of Nations this week but William Troost-Ekong (£4.3m), Adam Masina (£4.3m) and Imran Louza (£5.3m) will be, so injury-hit Watford will be further decimated by the time they play Newcastle (good news for the Magpies) in Gameweek 22 – and we FPL managers aren’t going to be interested in the likes of Christian Kabasele (£4.3m) and Tom Cleverley (£4.8m) as their replacements.

Aston Villa pair Trezeguet (£5.4m) and Bertrand Traore (£5.7m), Manchester United’s Eric Bailly (£4.9m), Southampton’s Moussa Djenepo (£5.2m) and Everton’s Alex Iwobi (£5.8m) had all been bit-part players at their respective clubs anyway so their absences won’t be keenly felt.

And Thomas Frank has a wealth of options in central midfield to replace Frank Onyeka (£4.7m), all of whom are footnotes from an FPL perspective.

The loss of Burnley’s Maxwel Cornet (£5.9m) to AFCON duty is a blow to those of us who would have considered the Ivorian for possible Double Gameweek 22 duties and it has curiously been Aaron Lennon (£4.9m) who has started in place of his Cameroon-bound teammate in the last two Gameweeks, with the veteran winger starring and scoring at Old Trafford last week.

Brighton haven’t really got a like-for-like replacement for Yves Bissouma (£4.4m), with Adam Lallana (£5.3m) tasked with deep-lying duties in the five matches the Mali international has already missed in 2021/22. In case anyone thinks Bissouma’s absence weakens Albion defensively, however, three of their six clean sheets this season – and one of their best performances, at home to Arsenal – were banked without their midfield shield.


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216 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The Mandalorian
    • 9 Years
    13 days, 13 hours ago

    "I couldn't turn down this important opportunity to be in a relegation battle"

    Kieran Trippier

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      All the new signings will be saying same things:

      "I'm really excited to be part of this project"
      "Really looking forward to the challenge"
      "Newcastle is a massive club with great fan base, I'm proud to be part of it"
      "I always wanted to play for Newcastle"
      "I always wanted Northern lass"
      "Nothing beats night out in Newcastle"

      1. Skonto Rigga
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 4 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        "I love pasties"

      2. Nomar
        • 12 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        They will have one helluva Championship team next season. Automatic Promotion in 2023 assured.

        1. Bertonian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          13 days, 12 hours ago

          They are only 2 points from safety & have been lucky there are 3 other shiiite teams in the mix this year so I expect t them to stay up with 5+ signings like Trippier.

      3. Ⓙⓐⓡⓥⓘⓢⓗ CMIUK
        • 7 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        "I have bought all of Cheryl Cole's albums"

      4. RedLightning - Jan to May L…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        "I love Newky Brown"

      5. AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        Bigg market is where it's at.

        1. Skonto Rigga
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 4 Years
          13 days, 12 hours ago

          To quote Michael Stipe: "Oh, the sights that I have seen."

      6. Steerpike
        • 12 Years
        13 days, 11 hours ago

        "Cold innit"

    2. Sergeant Slaughter
      • 10 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Can’t wait to see the Sunderland v Newcastle derby next year.

    3. Londongeezaa
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      “I’ve got the Byker Grove boxset on VHS”

    4. Shattered Dreams
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 11 hours ago

      As a Geordie I am triggered by all of this =))

    5. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 8 Years
      13 days, 11 hours ago

      How come no one's mentioned the movie Goal!

    6. AIRMILES
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      13 days, 10 hours ago

      "My earliest memory is PJ or Duncan taking a paintball in the face."

    7. Patron
      • 2 Years
      13 days, 10 hours ago

      Haha I remember when I was in Greece with my mates one club didn’t let Serbs in so I tried my best English and said I’m from England, even tho I’m literally nothing like English. Bouncers believed me but at the end of the stairs just as I was about to enter the club there was a manager or someone like that who asked me where I’m from and to not look suspicious I said the first city I remembered and said Newcastle. The lad just smiled and said “I’m from Newcastle”. Later that night some friends that lived in England told me that was probably the worst city I could say cause of the tough accent.

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        Should’ve just said you were Welch and mumbled some gibberish

        1. Patron
          • 2 Years
          13 days, 10 hours ago

          Hahaha I genuinely laughed at this. I like Scottish, Sean Connery style

  2. putana
    • 3 Years
    13 days, 13 hours ago

    first comment. I will be tripling up on newcastle.

  3. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    13 days, 12 hours ago

    Congratulations to Brighton on signing Kacper Kozlowski(18 years old) - boy is the biggest talent I've since in our football since young Zielinski.

    1. DavidBadWillie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Zielinski is the polish Gareth Barry.

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        In terms of pure footballing qualities Zielinski have everything you could wish for, his problem is his weak mental - it always been like it.
        It's like he's too shy, lacking confidence & competitive spirit.
        Real shame.

        If he had mentality like Lewandowski then he would be up there alongside midfielders like KDB, Modric or Iniesta.

        1. DavidBadWillie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          13 days, 11 hours ago

          Can’t say I’ve ever seen him play tbh. Hopefully he can bust out his shell and get Poland far in a tournament.

    2. AC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Yep Brighton have a great history of signing world class talent! Where is this guy now?

      https://www.google.ch/amp/s/talksport.com/football/827337/moises-caicedo-brighton-sign-wonderkid-hailed-genuine-article-ngolo-kante/amp/

      1. Gandalf
        • 11 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        Had a check and on loan to K. Beerschot V.A. in the Belgium pro league until the end of June 22

    3. mdm
      • 9 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Who is Zilienski?

  4. Moxon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    13 days, 12 hours ago

    If you were to WC this GW which players (popular or not) would you definitely include?

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Sa, Cancelo, Laporte/Dias, Taa, Sanchez/Regs, Bowen, KDB (to later become Salah), Son, Jota, Dennis

  5. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    13 days, 12 hours ago

    https://twitter.com/StatmanBains/status/1477709313896599554?s=20

    Incredible how a 30-year old millionaire can behave like a 13-year old.

    Think he genuinely needs help.

    1. JUNITED
      • 9 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Who is statmanbainz ?

      1. Scots Gooner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        I've no idea.

        I was referring to Lukaku and his behaviour.

        1. JUNITED
          • 9 Years
          13 days, 11 hours ago

          Lukaku is not 30 😀 I was confused.

          1. Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            13 days, 11 hours ago

            Ah, sorry. He's 28, 29 in May.

            So a grown man, but behaves like a child.

        2. GreennRed
          • 10 Years
          13 days, 11 hours ago

          He gave his opinion on Chelsea setup when he wasn't getting gametime. Not a smart thing to do but not the end of the world and did his talking on the pitch when he got back playing. Tuchel made a big deal over nothing and it's ridiculous making Lukaku apologise on Chelsea TV for something that could gave been sorted out privately between them.

          1. Utopsis
            • 1 Year
            13 days, 11 hours ago

            Well it wasn't nothing was it? Similarly to how Lukaku decided to air his grievances publicly (not privately) and undermine his manager's tactics, he's been made to apologise publicly for the unintended consequences of his actions.

            1. GreennRed
              • 10 Years
              13 days, 11 hours ago

              It was nothing. A naive comment after he was left out because they found some form after he was injured. He should have been dropped before the injury though, his form was awful. It's a man's game. Sort it out like men behind closed doors. Not this Tuchel rubbish discussing it in the media. Not his first time to throw a wobbler either. Has fallen out with plenty of players before.Lukaku scored 2 and an assist in the two games since that interview, did his talking on the pitch. Tuchel needs Lukaku more than Lukaku needs Tuchel.

              1. Utopsis
                • 1 Year
                13 days, 10 hours ago

                I think one thing we both agree on is that this whole affair would've been better served being handled privately.

                1. The Suspended One
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  13 days, 10 hours ago

                  Honestly if it leads to getting rid of him and getting back in the halland chase I don’t give a damn why he said it.

                  1. Utopsis
                    • 1 Year
                    13 days, 8 hours ago

                    Haha exactly

    2. NorCal Villan
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        Who is StatManBains?

        I also have no idea, but he absolutely kills the Champions League anthem!

        https://m.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=qpeUZeU-cdo&feature=emb_logo

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 5 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Haa, have been away from football for more than a week.

      Looking at how my ghost team did in 2 gameweeks. 😀

      Now to see what the hottest transfers are. Happy new year to everyone!!!

    4. merin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Still too early to make transfers, but any early suggestions on how to use this FT?

      Ramsdale Foster
      TAA Cancelo Cash Davies Livramento
      Son Jota Foden Bowen DLuiz
      Ronaldo Watkins Dennis

      1 FT, 3.3 ITB

      1. mdm
        • 9 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        Save

      2. Ⓙⓐⓡⓥⓘⓢⓗ CMIUK
        • 7 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        No

      3. putana
        • 3 Years
        13 days, 12 hours ago

        surely penaldo has to go. Upgrade to antonio

      4. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        13 days, 11 hours ago

        It’s also too early for any forward planning until we know fixtures.

    5. CroatianHammer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Ooooo, we have a game tonight. More opportunity to see our players get injured and/or booked.

    6. royals forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Would you WC this team or take a -8 (selling Salah, Mbeumo and James) instead

      Ramsdale De Gea

      Rudiger Cancelo James Mitchell Tsimikas

      Salah Bernardo Saka Bowen Mbeumo

      Jesus Lacazette Dennis

      1.5 ITB 1 FT

      Any ideas would be welcomed

      1. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        13 days, 11 hours ago

        FH for the DGW

    7. ClassiX
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 12 hours ago

      Carabao Cup Team News
      Chelsea team news
      Team to face Tottenham: Arrizabalaga, Rudiger, Sarr, Azpilicueta, Ziyech, Jorginho, Saul, Alonso, Mount, Lukaku, Havertz.
      Subs: Bettinelli, Hall, Barkley, Kovacic, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi, Pulisic, Vale, Werner.

      Tottenham team news
      Team to face Chelsea: Lloris, Emerson, Tanganga, Sanchez, Davies, Doherty, Hojbjerg, Skipp, Lucas, Son, Kane
      Subs: Gollini, Austin, Rodon, Reguilon, Winks, Dele, Lo Celso, Ndombele, Bryan

    8. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 11 hours ago

      So with Pool & Arsenal cup game likely to replay GW22 surely the DGW fixtures most likely on are:

      AVL v lee
      WAT v wol
      CHE v bha
      MUN v bre

      1. Moxon
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        13 days, 11 hours ago

        Ings essential

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          13 days, 11 hours ago

          Is Watkins done and dusted now?

          1. Moxon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            13 days, 11 hours ago

            Not necessarily. Apparently Watkins might be leaving the club but Villa play United in the cup on the 10th so that's one to monitor

      2. Do I Not Like Orange
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        Pfft, not even worth wasting a FH on those fixtures.

        1. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          13 days, 10 hours ago

          Well they’ll be others also but with the options available these are odds on

    9. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 11 hours ago

      https://mobile.twitter.com/BenDinnery/status/1478805039732989955

      "No Eric Dier in the Tottenham squad. At Mondays' press conference, Antonio Conte said. "We are checking a couple of [COVID] situations, we’ll see"

    10. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 5 Years
      13 days, 11 hours ago

      Nearly Kane and Son show time 😎

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        13 days, 8 hours ago

        When's it starting?

    11. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 8 Years
      13 days, 11 hours ago

      Havertz essential

    12. No Need
      • 8 Years
      13 days, 11 hours ago

      Another dodgy Alonso assist

    13. Drumandbaines123
      • 1 Year
      13 days, 11 hours ago

      Looks like Alonso will be staying in my team after all...

    14. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      13 days, 11 hours ago

      Spurs defence ain't looking stellar here

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        Well, they didn't have to confirm this so passionately

    15. THE SHEEP HUNTER
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 10 hours ago

      The Ox.
      Your time has cometh.

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        It's high time Alex's Ox lade the Chamberlain

        1. THE SHEEP HUNTER
          • 4 Years
          13 days, 10 hours ago

          chambermaid.

          1. Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            My apologies

      2. Alan The Llama
        • 12 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        I'd prefer Curtis Jones, personally. But each to their own.

    16. DavidBadWillie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      13 days, 10 hours ago

      Will Spurs ever win a big trophy in your lifetime?

      1. Alan The Llama
        • 12 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        Yeah, but I'm planning to live until I'm 850.

    17. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      13 days, 10 hours ago

      Alonso absolutely HATES Tottenham.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 5 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        Except when I own him lol

      2. TimoTime
        • 2 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        Regardless of what happened, the ‘murderer’ chant is a bit much….

        Expect it from spuds though!

      3. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        13 days, 10 hours ago

        You just know if that was in a Prem game it would be given as a Sanchez goal Havertz assist rather than a Havertz goal Alonso assist.

      4. NorCal Villan
          13 days, 10 hours ago

          Smart man 😎

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            Where in NorCal?

            1. NorCal Villan
                13 days, 9 hours ago

                Chico. IIRC from lurking, aren’t you in the greater Sac area? For some reason I was thinking Roseville but could have hallucinated that 😎

                1. The Suspended One
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  13 days, 8 hours ago

                  Folsom, yeah

                  Nice to see some locals on here, mostly just Aussies eating breakfast when I’m on lol

                  1. NorCal Villan
                      13 days, 8 hours ago

                      We should cross paths some time. In normal times we tend to hit breweries all around Sac, Roseville, Lincoln, Auburn, et al. but these ain’t normal times. Keep me in mind next season if you know of any regional mini-leagues

          2. Moxon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            Lloris Bachmann
            TAA Cancelo Targett Lowton Thomas
            Son Jota Maddison Bowen Gray
            Kane Antonio Dennis

            Potential WC thoughts?

            1. AIRMILES
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              13 days, 10 hours ago

              I like it.

            2. Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              13 days, 10 hours ago

              Prefer Sa and Ait-Nouri to Lloris and Thomas, by some distance

              Burnley defence is horrible. I think you can afford Royal in that Lowton spot, especially with the two Wolves lads above

              Midfield is great atm. Son to Foden in GW23, Jota to Salah in GW24, especially with funds saved by...

              ...dumping Kane for DCL or Ings. Kane is excess to requirements in the current FPL climate, with lads like DCL and Ings having those nice long green fixture lists

          3. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 5 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            Yes Davies

          4. THE SHEEP HUNTER
            • 4 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            Bavies Goal

          5. RogDog_jimmy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            lol spurs.
            pretty upset that WH lost to them in the last round.

          6. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            *Sigh*

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              13 days, 10 hours ago

              Spudded :mrgreen:

          7. Patio Kev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            Ben Davies Goal

            Tantanga Assist

            Lovely stuff Spurs

          8. No Need
            • 8 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            Scaramoosh Tanganga .. having a total Weston Super

          9. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            Hate to see it

            Couldn’t have happened to a nicer bunch of lads

          10. putana
            • 3 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            are these the two best teams in the world? playing amazing so far

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              13 days, 10 hours ago

              Only one of them is playing well.

          11. gooberman
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            13 days, 10 hours ago

            Who is this idiot commentating? Doesnt seem to understand the rules of football saying that the Havertz goal should be an OG because Sanchez movement was a deliberate movement towards the ball.

            Deliberate movements are completely irrelevant mate. All that matters is whether or not Havertz shot was on target which it was. Quite embarassing that he doesnt know this.