Spot the Differential

In-form Robertson an appealing FPL differential for Gameweek 23 and beyond

Gameweek 23 of Fantasy Premier League (FPL) is almost upon us, which gives us an opportunity to have a look at some more differential options.

This time, we’ve selected low-owned picks at Liverpool, Aston Villa and Burnley, who we think have the potential to make an impact.

As always, to qualify, the player must have an ownership of 5% or less at the time of writing.

ANDREW ROBERTSON

Who is the best third Liverpool asset to own during AFCON?
  • FPL ownership: 3.2%
  • Price: £7.0m
  • GW23-27 fixtures: cry | LEI | bur | NOR | –

Andrew Robertson (£7.0m) has blanked just once across his last seven Premier League appearances, yet is still owned by just 3.2% of Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers.

During that time, the Scot has produced one goal, five assists and 10 bonus points, plus four clean sheets, averaging 7.9 points per match.

His ability to create has caught the eye, too.

Since Gameweek 13, Robertson ranks amongst the top three defenders per 90 minutes for chances created, big chances created and crosses, whilst his 2.26 expected assists (xA) tally is only bettered by team-mate Trent Alexander-Arnold (£8.4m). There isn’t a great deal of goal threat on offer, with just four shots in the box registered, though it is worth noting that his 34 penalty box touches are at least eight more than any other backline option.

Liverpool’s forthcoming schedule offers further encouragement that he can continue producing, with this weekend’s trip to Crystal Palace followed by appealing ties against Leicester City (h), Burnley (a) and Norwich City (h). Robertson’s share of set-pieces could be key here, too, with the Eagles, plus Brendan Rodgers’ side, both vulnerable defending dead-ball situations at times this season.

Robertson’s recent form suggests he can be an effective differential for that run, and perhaps even stake a claim to be the third-best Liverpool option behind Mohamed Salah (£12.7m) and Alexander-Arnold going forwards.

PHILIPPE COUTINHO

  • FPL ownership: 5.5%
  • Price: £7.0m
  • GW23-27 fixtures: eve | LEE | new | WAT | bha

Despite Philippe Coutinho’s (£7.0m) ownership already surpassing our usual 5% differential threshold, we’re making an exception this week, due to the Brazilian’s impact off the bench against Manchester United in Double Gameweek 22.

The playmaker’s goalscoring cameo swung the tie in Aston Villa’s favour, ahead of an appealing run of fixtures which gives Steven Gerrard’s side a real opportunity to build some momentum. There is also potential for a Double Gameweek to be added into the mix, with postponed ties against Leeds United (a) and Burnley (h) still to be rearranged.

As for Coutinho, it’s difficult to gauge his fitness levels from a 22-minute run-out, and because of that, it is by no means certain that he starts against Everton on Saturday. However, it surely won’t be long before the Brazilian is locked into Gerrard’s 4-3-2-1 ‘Christmas tree’ formation, which is arguably the perfect set-up to get the most out of him. That’s because the system involves two number 10s rather than traditional wingers, which means Coutinho will have the freedom to drift infield and affect the game in more central areas.

Normally we preach a ‘wait and see’ policy with new signings to see how they bed in, but with Villa’s next run of fixtures of such an attractive nature, Coutinho could be an excellent differential.

JAY RODRIGUEZ

Who are the best budget FPL enablers for Gameweek 2 and beyond? 1
  • FPL ownership: 0.5%
  • Price: £5.2m
  • GW23-27 fixtures: ars | MUN | LIV | bha | cry

Following Chris Wood’s (£6.7m) surprise departure to Newcastle United last week, plus Maxwel Cornet’s (5.9m) ongoing involvement at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Burnley are woefully short of striking options.

As a result, budget forward Jay Rodriguez (£5.2m) will likely be tasked with spearheading the Clarets’ attack, which Sean Dyche touched on earlier this week:

“It’s not the perfect scenario, but it is what it is. I do believe in people having the chance, and Wood has been one of the mainstays, but now he’s gone, it opens up the next window.

We do want people to take on that challenge, and down the years I’ve believed in the players to do that, and I still believe in the players we’ve got here to take the challenge on.

Jay (Rodriguez) is a great servant to what it is, a fantastic pro, and we do believe in Jay. He’s been very unlucky this season with injuries and the timing of them, because he’d have played more football.” – Sean Dyche

Worryingly, Rodriguez’s last Premier League goal was 11 months ago, though it is worth noting that he has netted five in cup competitions this season, whilst his combined tally of 14 across the previous two campaigns does at least offer a bit of encouragement that he can deliver.

Notably, the Clarets’ schedule detailed above does underwhelm, with tough games against Arsenal (a), Manchester United (h), Liverpool (h) and Brighton and Hove Albion (a) up next. However, they also need to fit in five postponed matches – a trip to Aston Villa along with home games against Leicester City, Watford, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur – which means plenty of future Double Gameweeks.

Rodriguez has showed glimpses of his quality throughout his time at Burnley, and with so many out, could be the man who steps up.


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  1. have you seen cyan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Am I the only person hoping the double doesnt happen? I would then have the decision of playing Ramsey over Bowen, Jota etc..

  2. Feed tha Sheep
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Best move this week?

    A. Mount > Raphina
    B. James > Digne
    C. Both -4
    D. Someone else?

    DDG
    TAA Cancelo Dalot (James Williams)
    Jota Mount Bowen BSilva (Gray)
    Ronaldo Dennis DCL

    1. How I met your Mata
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      C

    2. dansully3
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      James to Robbo if you can afford, Digne is a pure punt.

      1. Feed tha Sheep
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Can afford it but will want salah in shortly and then will need to lose a Pool player

    3. Oles Brummser
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Dalot could easily be replaced by AWB and man u defence is crap anyways so your back line look thin to say the least. Raphinha good form and fixture(s). Think you should do both

      1. Feed tha Sheep
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Fair point. Digne best option or anyone else?

        1. Hits from the Bong
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Anyone else

          1. Feed tha Sheep
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Price?

  3. How I met your Mata
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Can a double be announced after the deadline for the same gw??

    1. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      no.
      people who tend to know these things have said that's not possible.
      they would move the deadline for the next week instead.

      1. How I met your Mata
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Was thinking that cheers

      2. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        That has no precedence at all. Bringing deadlines forward will catch far more people out than adding a game after deadline

        1. How I met your Mata
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          On one of the scout podcasts yesterday they said they thought it was impossible to have a double brought in after the deadline

          1. Ginkapo FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Why? Its happened before

            1. How I met your Mata
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              Not sure tbh but equally they thought the deadline would not be brought forward lol

            2. fedolefan
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              What's happened before? The Premier league may add a match after the first match that week but for a game like FPL which locks the game based on deadlines to then drop in additional matches while having locked the game doesn't make sense.

        2. Ruth_NZ
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Yeah, his answer is plain wrong. It wouldn't be bringing deadline forward 12 hours, it would be more than 3 days and that has never been done before.

          Either solution is possible, neither are certain.

      3. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        PL is using FPL to sell TV rights for better price. Therefore it is in the interest of PL to avoid announcing dgw:s after deadline. Aliens may come to earth to visit tomorrow if they exist and want to. PL has no reason to forget FPL when announcing dgw:s. However, everything is possible, but dgw to be announced after deadline is highly unlikely. Aliens coming even much more unlikely, thouough.

        1. Ruth_NZ
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Hard to make sense of that. 😕

          FPL is a marketing tool, sure, but one of many. The decision about when a game is to be played will be made with zero reference to FPL.

          All that remains is what FPL decide to do with it. Either they include it in GW23 - the natural course. Or they move the GW24 deadline forward by nearly 4 days, something they have never done before. Your guess is as good as mine but I doubt alien time-travelers will have much to do with it. 🙄

    2. Ruth_NZ
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Yes. As there is a 2-week gap, the added game could well be announced after GW23 deadline. FPL would then have to decide whether it sits in GW23 (would be natural) or they bring the GW24 deadline forward by around 3.5 days, meaning the extra game would be in GW24.

    3. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      My understanding is the the Premier League sets game-weeks - not FPL.

      And that the PL would not change a game-week once it's started.

      Is that not the case?

      (I would believe that we don't know because its' never happened before)

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        There is no such thing as a gameweek. Its an arbitary invention for fpl

      2. RedLightning
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        The Premier League sets Matchweeks, but FPL sets Gameweeks, and most of the time these correspond exactly with each other.

        Last season however the PL decided to introduce a staggered winter break by splitting Matchweek 18 into two halves, with 5 matches in Matchweek 18a played in the midweek before Matchweek 19 and another 5 in Matchweek 18b in the midweek after. This gave all teams a staggered break without leaving a gap in the TV schedules.

        FPL then decided to put the matches from Matchweek 18a into a BGW18 of only 5 matches, and to combine the matches from Matchweek 19 and Matchweek 18b into a DGW19 of 15 matches.

        Sometimes the FPL deadline is brought forward by a day because of a Friday match, but this has always been announced before the start of the Gameweek, when the TV schedules are announced.

        It would probably be unprecedented to bring forward the deadline for the next Gameweek after the current Gameweek has started, but there's probably no hard and fast rule to say that this can never happen. And it would probably be even more unprecedented to add an extra match into the current Gameweek after the deadline, but who knows - we live in strange times!

    4. Ⓙⓐⓡⓥⓘⓢⓗ CMIUK
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      FPL will do what they want. I wouldn't worry too much about precedents. It's not a court of law.

  4. NateDog
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Jurgen Klopp: “Martinelli, by the way, everyone should remember that name. He’s an outstanding player”.

    1. Random Name
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Here we go Martinelli Liverpool bid articles by the s*n on deadline day

      1. NateDog
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 25 days ago

        "Arsenal fans HATE this manager!"

    2. Qaiss
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Wouldn't have said that if he lost

  5. Hawk Eye
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Saka >
    A. Foden
    B. Raphina
    C. Coutinho
    D. Gray

    1. How I met your Mata
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Is Saka out for this week?

      1. Hawk Eye
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Out of my team

        1. How I met your Mata
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Yeah but if he’s not injured I would keep him this week for sure

          1. How I met your Mata
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            But B

            1. Hawk Eye
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              cheers

    2. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      A or B but honestly should be holding him (close in your arms) for one week only

    3. Oles Brummser
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      A or B. Both good

    4. The Mighty Whites
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      B

  6. nicoTours
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    With 1FT I could be on this:

    Foster
    TAA-Cancelo-Dias-Digne
    Bruno-Jota-Foden—Bowen
    Watkins-Dennis
    Bench:Guaita-Martinelli-Tierney-Maupay.

    Assuming Arsenal-Burnley goes ahead, does this set up mildly screams BB?

    1. Hawk Eye
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Counting on Burnley playing???

      1. nicoTours
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Actually I sort of hope it gets postponed.It would avoid me some benching headaches.

  7. The Mighty Whites
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    1FT, 4.0 ITB -

    DDG - Bachmann

    TAA - Cancelo - Dawson - White - Livramento

    Jota - Maddison - Gundogan - Bowen - Raphinha

    Ronaldo - Antonio - Broja

    Gundogan to Gordon or Ramsey to allow Maddison to Salah when he's back?

    1. Oles Brummser
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Sensible. Ramsey passing the eye test these days

    2. Yes Ndidi
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Never did rate Gordon Ramsey in those pro-celeb matches.
      If its an either-or, then Villa are looking good, Everton aren't.

  8. RogDog_jimmy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 25 days ago

    who scores more next 3 fixtures

    Bruno - WH, bur, SOU
    Foden - sou, BRE, nor

    pretty close yeah!

    1. Oles Brummser
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Foden if he can stay away from the pub

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Foden+KDB double up on WC looking tasty for me...

        1. james 101
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Not concerned with Foden game time?

          1. RogDog_jimmy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 25 days ago

            for sure - but that's why he's 8.0 and not as expensive as premiums.
            i'll have a good enough bench.

            the $$ difference between the two is way more than I expect the points difference - which is the real calculation I'm thinking of.

            1. james 101
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              I hear you

              Money is always a factor

              Thoughts on my WC selection below mate?

        2. Yes Ndidi
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Too many decent nailed midfield options to have 2 City rotation risks. I'll be WCing imediately after deadline tomorrow, probably going Mo-KdB-Raph-Bowen-Coutinho/Son.

          1. james 101
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Thoughts on my WC selection below mate?

          2. RogDog_jimmy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Being on WC this week makes things slightly different - can't commit to Son without a clear understanding of his injury.
            I'm not sold on Coutinho yet - i expect him to not get the mins. But it's easy to move to him at his price.

            So far have KDB, Jota, Bruno, Bowen, Raphinha

            Enough money to Jota > Salah in 2-3 weeks.
            Bruno could become Foden, giving me a Foden > Salah route too if I want double Liverpool attack. (hence the 3 week time frame)

  9. james 101
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Considering hitting the WC.

    What do you think of this selection?

    Sa Foster
    TAA Robertson Cancelo Laporte Amartey
    KDB Salah Bowen Raphina Ramsey
    ASM Dennis Watkins

    Any obvious changes?

    Likeky play a 443 or 452 most weeks, but that’s all just theory anyway with COVID, cancellations, etc…

    1. james 101
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      *442 / 433

    2. Yes Ndidi
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Not sure on a double-double defence with no back up, otherwise nice team

      1. james 101
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Amartey will be back 10th feb

        But honestly I think 3 of the big four should play every week. If not 4.

    3. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      some similarities with mine so i like those for sure.
      i understand that Ramsey is a good enabler, but I put more value in midfield slots - want 5 starting every week.
      so for me my third attack is Broja (got ASM, Watkins, Broja at the moment in my WC).

      i love to see someone else with ASM in their team. i have him because i like watching him play - way more fun when you own those players.

      1. james 101
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Cheers Jim

        I’ll dwell on what you say mate. Been considering the trade off but I could see a power four in defence being very effective too…

      2. Yes Ndidi
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        In the back of my mind I'm concerned that we're looking at Ramsey like we looked at Dennis GW1 - if he's that cheap, he has to be bench fodder. He might well prove to be 2m underpriced yet the way Gerrard has him playing.

        I like ASM, but Newcastle are so far off my radar at the moment. He's at an odd price point as well.

        1. james 101
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          My thought process is that I have the luxury of choosing 2 of my 3 forwards each week

          And of course then seeing what COVID does to my plans with a decent back up

        2. james 101
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          ASM has delivered more than Kane at about half his price so far also mate…

          1. james 101
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            (83 vs 64 points)

          2. Yes Ndidi
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            I know. I wouldn't touch Kane this season. I've just not looked at ASM so far and thought I've got to get him in, even though he's obviously scoring points week in week out. I'll see if I can work him in on WC. He's worth a look.

          3. have you seen cyan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            its not about Kane, its about Kanes price point. At some point one of Kane, Lukaku or Ronaldo will be firing and its an easy switch. Kane looks the best option at the moment

            1. RogDog_jimmy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 25 days ago

              we've thought that but it hasn't happened all season yet.
              they've been all equally garbage.

              and KDB in the midfield is 2x transfers from being a premium forward.

    4. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      That's a well balanced team with a lot of options to cover doubles, cancellations etc. which I think you need on a w/c this season. I like the ASM pick, I reckon he'll do well in the latter part of the season.

      1. james 101
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Thanks. And agreed

    5. have you seen cyan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Its good, but your frontline doesnt have much room for maneuver. I dont think you can say that front line is a long term plan, it will probably lead to a -8 at some point to rectify.
      Salah to Kane imo, and have a plan for Salah.

      1. james 101
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        I get what you are saying mate. I’m just not inspired this season by forwards

        I wish I was tempted by Kane but he almost always returns too little for his tag

        5 goals this season for a player who costs that much?

        As an example ASM has scored as many goals and more assists and is almost half his price

        1. have you seen cyan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          yea true, im just trying to morph your team into my wc team 😀

          DDG
          TAA - Cancelo - Laporte - Robbo
          Bowen - Raph - Jota - KDB
          Kane - Dennis

          Foster, Ramsey, Ait Nouri, Idah

          0.8 itb so I could do KDB to Salah, but KDBs fixtures are nice. I have a few ideas re Salah

          1. james 101
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Very nice too mate.

            Coin toss on which will work better

            1. have you seen cyan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              yea true, meet up in 4 gws 😀

              1. james 101
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 25 days ago

                Ha

                Or daily until then more likeky!

    6. Silecro
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Not sure of ASM but obviously great, that is some serious defence there, would never want to play with any less than 4 defenders, which obviously brings some risk, but great anyway

  10. The Mighty Hippo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    2 free transfers and 1.2M itb

    Ramsdale
    TAA | Cancelo | Tierney
    KDB (c) | Jota | Foden | Bowen | Mount
    Watkins | Antonio
    ------------------------------------------
    DDG | Alonso | Coufal | Scarlett

    Mount + Alonso >>> Raphinha + Alt Nouri (for free) is my current thinking. Any other options that you'd suggest?

    1. james 101
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Sensible in my opinion

      Thoughts on my WC selection below mate?

      1. james 101
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        * above!!

  11. RogDog_jimmy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 25 days ago

    I wish Elanga was a forward...didn't think that was a sentence I'd write this year.
    Would be a great little gamble at the end of the bench for MU's fixtures - midfield slots are too valuable though I think.

    1. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Yup … that price point would be marvellous as a forward.

  12. have you seen cyan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Is there a better bargain bucket bench?

    Foster, Idah, Ramsey, Ait Nouri

    Davies and Broja are other candidates

    1. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      I'd be planning on playing Ait-Nouri.
      Broja is proven more than Idah - and Southhampton are better than Norwich.

      But yep these options are pretty good. Ramsey is a great one (though again I'd want to play him sometimes!)

      1. have you seen cyan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        even Ramsey is possibly worth playing in addition to Ait. Might have to do that if I want Son at some point.
        Given Covid, they will make appareances regardless

    2. james 101
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Very good yes

      Thoughts on my WC selection above mate?

  13. Gunnerssss
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Jota captain everyone?

  14. Silecro
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Hm, which one here for captain?

    A) Trent
    B) Jota
    C) Cancelo
    D) Dennis
    E) Foden

    Currently on Cancelo or Trent

    1. james 101
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Not Foden just due to risk of not starting

      All the others are viable!!

      Thoughts on my WC selection above mate?

  15. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Restlessness, tedium, weariness … anyone else feeling this when they look at their team?

    Anyone else considering WC going into GW24 … lots of time to tinker, perhaps catch a few price rises and factor in the return of Salah?

    1. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 25 days ago

      me!
      so i wildcarded this week.

      and i'm loving it. i feel like i get to re-start my season and ignore everything that's gone wrong.
      wc time is truly fun - and i always like going 1-2 weeks ahead of other people, i tend to get a couple of things right and wrong and so it doesn't make much difference.

      1. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        I’m tinkering already and my potential new team gives me a little lift … moving back to 352 as it stands … think it will depend on how the GW goes but I think I’ll pull the trigger after this GW ends ..

    2. have you seen cyan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      I free hit last week and coming back to my team this week, it was like the morning after moment. I have wildcarded, I thought about it, I know what I want, I dont see the point in wasting 5 weeks to reach it.

    3. james 101
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Yep

    4. Yes Ndidi
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Riding out 23, and hitting the button immediately after deadline tomorrow.

  16. The 12th Man
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Gray + Kane >> KDB(c) + Broja -4?

    Broja would be benched this week.
    This would leave 1.1m itb to upgrade either Fernandes or KDB to Salah.

    1. james 101
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Yep

  17. james 101
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    On a WC for GW23

    One week only choose 2 of these 3.

    A. KDB
    B. Bruno
    C. Jota

    (Of the rep chosen for GW23, one will become Salah in GW25)

    1. james 101
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      * of the 2 chosen, one will become Salah

    2. The 12th Man
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Probably A and C

  18. RogDog_jimmy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Last decisions on WC ...

    5.0 defender.

    a/ Digne / Cash
    b/ Tierney
    c/ Just do a 4.5 (Davies/White)

    Rest of defense is TAA, Cancelo, Ait-Nouri, Lowton
    Aim is to play 3/4 at the back, Lowton firmly 5th bench except for doubles.

    1. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      B

    2. Yes Ndidi
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Is there anything to be said for Cucurella?
      If I were looking at B I'd also be considering Tomiyasu I think. A bit more robust, shall we say.

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 25 days ago

        I do like Cucurella, almost listed him as an option but didn't want to make it too long.
        I think I'm ok stumping the extra for Tierney over Tomi - but it's a good point.

  19. the dom 1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Who to drop for Coutinho???

    A. Moura

    B. ESR

    Cheers.

  20. Warby84
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    On WC

    Coutinho 7 or Cornet 5.9

  21. klopptimusprime
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

    Thoughts on these moves?

    James + Brownhill to Ait Nouri + Raphinha (-4)

    DDG
    TAA | Cancelo | Dias
    Bruno | Jota | Bernardo | Bowen | Raphinha
    Watkins | DCL

    Bachmann | Antonio | Ait-Nouri | Livra* +0.3m

    1. Fpl_Das
        3 months, 25 days ago

        this is taking a -4 for benching Antonio for Raphinha Maybe if Raph has a double

    2. Fpl_Das
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Why are we considering KDB as captain everywhere and not sterling? Is there a rotation risk

      • Daddymac
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Does anyone know if Watford and Burnley are also doubling on fanteam ?