Scout Picks - Bus Team

FPL Gameweek 35 Scout Picks early selection: Villa pair among four double-ups

We’ve put together our Scout Picks ‘bus team’ ahead of Gameweek 35 of Fantasy Premier League (FPL).

This is a new feature we first rolled out in February and it’s essentially a rough, first draft of our regular XI, which gets finalised and published much closer to the deadline.

Those final picks will stay as they are and cement our weekly selection based on the Scout Squad long-list entries, midweek minutes and fresh injury updates but this ‘bus team’ – a term coined by the Always Cheating boys – will discuss the players who are likely to be in the running.


Here it is, then: our early thoughts on the runners and riders up for selection in Gameweek 35, followed by the preliminary picks themselves.

THE LIKELY LADS

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There will inevitably be considerable representation from the top two – Manchester City and Liverpool – in Gameweek 35. Four names from those sides feature in our Scout Picks bus team but more/others could follow, with midweek minutes, injuries and press conference quotes set to be deciding factors when we finalise our selection on Friday.

The main nagging doubt regarding City and Liverpool is that they are both in Champions League action either side of Gameweek 35, so there is the very real potential for some minute management on Saturday.

MANCHESTER CITY

Tuesday 26 AprilChampions League semi-finals – Real Madrid (h)

Saturday 30 AprilGameweek 35 – Leeds United (a)

Wednesday 4 MayChampions League semi-finals – Real Madrid (a)

Sunday 8 AprilGameweek 36 – Newcastle United (a)

Wolverhampton Wanderers (a) still doesn’t have a new date but will fall in Gameweek 36 or 37

LIVERPOOL

Wednesday 27 AprilChampions League semi-finals – Villarreal (h)

Saturday 30 AprilGameweek 35 – Newcastle United (a)

Tuesday 3 MayChampions League semi-finals – Villarreal (a)

Saturday 7 AprilGameweek 36 – Tottenham Hotspur (h)

Tuesday 10 MayGameweek 36 – Aston Villa (a)


For now, we’ve opted for Joao Cancelo (£7.1m) – who is banned for Tuesday’s Champions League first-leg, raising the likelihood of a start in Gameweek 35, plus Phil Foden (£7.8m), Andrew Robertson (£7.3m) and Mohamed Salah (£13.2m).

However, with the acknowledgment that the above could come into play, those selections may change come Friday, with the likes of Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m), Raheem Sterling (£10.5m), Riyad Mahrez (£8.6m), Gabriel Jesus (£8.4m), Trent Alexander-Arnold (£8.4m) and Diogo Jota (£8.3m) strong alternatives should we need to.

Tottenham Hotspur are in a mini-slump, having failed to score or even register a single shot on target in their last two matches, but a home tie against a Leicester City side who have Europa League semi-finals either side has the potential to be a high-scoring affair.

Harry Kane (£12.5m) and Son Heung-min (£11.0m) are leading the charge, with Dejan Kulusesvki (£6.4m) certainly an option if we need to make a saving in Friday’s Scout Picks: since the latter made his full debut in Gameweek 26, the trio rank first (Son), second (Kane) and fourth (Kulusevski) for FPL points.

Arsenal attacking representation also looks on the cards, given West Ham United’s mounting problems at the back: Craig Dawson (£4.9m) is suspended while Kurt Zouma (£5.4m), Issa Diop (£4.2m) and Angelo Ogbonna (£4.9m) will all miss out through injury.

The penalty-taking Bukayo Saka (£6.8m) is the obvious route into a Gunners attack that has racked up seven goals in their last two outings. That’s providing he gets over his ‘knock’, of course, with Martin Odegaard (£5.6m), Emile Smith Rowe (£5.7m) and Eddie Nketiah (£5.5m) possible shouts if he were to miss out.

Can we say anyone else is assured of their place in the Scout Picks at this point, however? Probably not – although there are multiple names competing for our nomination.

IN CONTENTION

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It’s a fair bet to assume that some Aston Villa coverage will work their way into the Scout Picks. Steven Gerrard’s side have been too inconsistent since his arrival, but should see spirits lifted after the 0-0 draw away to Leicester City.

Of Villa’s defensive options, Matthew Cash (£5.2m) carries the most potential, having chipped in with two goals and three assists under Gerrard, who always allows his full-backs plenty of freedom to get forward in the final-third.

Villa have scored just one goal from open-play in their last four outings, but their opponents Norwich City have shipped plenty of late, with Philippe Coutinho (£7.0m) and Ollie Watkins (£7.4m) the key targets in the attacking spots.

Coutinho has racked up 41 points via three goals and three assists on home turf, compared to just 25 on the road. This also feels like a match in which he could thrive, with Villa expected to have plenty of the ball high up the pitch. However, if he does perform at his best, it’s highly likely that Watkins will be on the receiving end of those chances created, so there are compelling arguments for both in Gameweek 35.

Reece James (£6.4m) missed Chelsea’s narrow win over West Ham on Sunday, with Thomas Tuchel confirming that he had felt some discomfort in his hamstrings. The German coach did, however, say that it is not a reoccurrence of the injury that kept him out of action for the early part of 2022, and that it was a precautionary measure. His fitness will need to be monitored week-to-week, then, as will the recent positional switch which has seen him line up as a right-sided centre-half.

As a result, the cheaper Marcos Alonso (£5.5m) is probably the pick of the Blues defenders right now, although a trip to Goodison Park and an Everton side in desperate need of points may see us look elsewhere, especially given the appealing alternative options on offer.

Staying with the London side, Mason Mount (£7.7m), Kai Havertz (£7.9m) and Timo Werner’s (£8.7m) inclusion isn’t out of the question, but midweek minutes – plus their respective performances – will need to be monitored first.

Mid-price midfielders like Wilfried Zaha (£6.8m), James Ward-Prowse (£6.4m) and Ismaila Sarr (£5.7m) are potential inclusions, while there is no shortage of budget candidates at the back, with Ben Davies (£4.4m), Emerson Royal (£4.5m), Ben White (£4.6m), Nuno Tavares (£4.3m) and Connor Roberts (£4.4m) amongst those likely to be under consideration in our midweek Scout Squad selections.

From the ‘keepers, Nick Pope (£5.4m), Aaron Ramsdale (£5.1m) and Robert Sanchez (4.6m) look to be the front runners, with the former currently installed as our number one. Mike Jackson deserves a lot of credit for taking seven points from his three games as Burnley’ s caretaker boss, which has included successive clean sheets against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Southampton. A trip to Watford looks pretty appealing, too, given that Roy Hodgson’s side have managed just three goals in their last six matches.

Also, a quick word on Cristiano Ronaldo (£12.2m). Despite some dismal Man Utd defensive performances of late, the Portuguese has continued to return, with seven goals in his last four Premier League appearances. A home tie against Brentford certainly isn’t straightforward, as highlighted by Spurs’ struggles at the weekend, but his name certainly deserves a mention, with penalty-taking duties surely restored after Bruno Fernandes’ (£11.6m) miss at the Emirates.

THE LONG SHOTS

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If we do decide to add one or two additional forwards into the mix, there are a handful of possible mid-price options up top, all of whom carry some potential.

It’ll be a tough ask for any of Ivan Toney (£6.9m), Che Adams (£6.7m), Wout Weghorst (£6.4m), Teemu Pukki (£6.0m), Emmanuel Dennis (£5.8m) and Jean-Philippe Mateta (£5.3m) to force their way past others in Gameweek 35, but they could perhaps become possible shouts.

Toney is the man in form, with six goals and two assists in his last seven outings. He was desperately unlucky not to find the net against Spurs, and now faces a United side who have looked particularly vulnerable at the back of late, conceding a combined nine goals to Arsenal, Liverpool and Norwich.

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256 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Couch Potato
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 12 days ago

    Coutinho gonna be hot commodity with NOR followed by two DGWs.

    Price has recently plummeted to 7.0, looks great value

    1. Atimis
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Form plummeted too

    2. Thomas Magnum
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Maybe if he gets some form behind him. Currently thinking I’ll have Zaha over him

      1. Echoes
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah, poor form and Villa heading towards the beach. Will see how he does against Norwich before making a move.

        1. Kitman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Norwich is the game he might bang in though

        2. CRAZY TRAIN
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Form is poor but Villa certainly aren't heading for the beach quite yet. We're only 9 points above Everton in 18th and a defeat, with the double header against in form Burnley to follow, could easily see us dragged us in to the relegation battle

          1. SonnyPikey
              2 months, 12 days ago

              No way villa will lose to norwich.

    3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Roll FT?

      Krul
      TAA Cancelo Matip Davies
      Salah Son Havertz Saka
      Kane Weghorst

      Lewis Ramsey White Gelhardt

      Thanks!

    4. Henning
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Have 1 fh left.
      When would you use it with this team gw 36 or 37?

      Dubravka Pope
      TAA white Alonso Schär Laporte
      Salah Maddison Saka Kulusevski Mount
      Kane Weghorst Broja

      1. Float
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Hard to say without confirmation of when City double

    5. The Reptile
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      I need to lose one of Kane or Son to raise cash for my WC 35/BB 36 Team as have Robertson, Salah, Cancelo (Need a couple of Chelsea and also Man C Mid)

      1. Kane

      2.Son

      If 1 Kane, who replaced him?

    6. The Reptile
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      *Replaces

    7. Atimis
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Recon wait for the CL game and either (c) Sterling or Sterling to Son (c)?

      Ederson
      TAA/Robo/Cancelo/Alonso
      Salah/Sterling/Havertz/Mount/Saka
      Pukki

      1. Echoes
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yeah, definitely wait

      2. Karan14
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Yes think I will do the same. Will get Son if City double is confirmed for GW37.

        1. Atimis
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Oh yes, that sounds right

      3. Rohirrims
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        I'm making the same move. Think will do it irrespective of where Sterling double falls

    8. Bobby Digital
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Daft to invest in Leicester defenders even if they have two doubles coming up?

      1. Cammick
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 days ago

        yep

      2. Rassi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Rotation makes it difficult. Would only pick Schmeichel.

        1. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          I have Söyuncu and might very well keep. If they remain in Europe he's actually a v.hood option, IMO.

    9. -GK22-
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Play Foster or Ramsdale?

      1. No Professionals
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        ramsdale

    10. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      who would you prefer for the run in:

      A) Coutinho
      B) Watkins
      C) Neither

      1. No Kane No Gain
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        A. A haul against Norwich is not that unlikely, and if Watkins has more poor performances then Ings surely will get more playing time.

        Much more explosive as well. Potential captain option for 37 as well

        1. CRAZY TRAIN
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          'if Watkins has more poor performances'? He was motm for us on Saturday and his work effort was second to none. What let him down was the service.

          1. No Kane No Gain
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            You guys must be satisfied constantly losing/not winning and having Watkins not score again

      2. Rassi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        A

    11. Jdpz
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 12 days ago

      Who will win today - Palace or Leeds?

      1. Lingard’s Shin Guards
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        2-2

      2. SonnyPikey
          2 months, 12 days ago

          leeds

      3. Andrew
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 12 days ago

        Richarlison or Pukki on WC?

        1. VIVA_RONALDO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Rich 1 yc away from a 2 game ban if im not mistaken

          1. jesus jesus
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            See he has 9 yc - but why is he not in 'suspension tightrope' ?
            Has he served a ban of sorts already or something ??

            1. Sun Jihai
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Moves to 15 YCs for a ban after GW32

          2. SonnyPikey
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Gameweek 32 was a big weekend on the suspension front as many FPL assets are now free of the threat of a two-match ban.

        2. GoonerGirl
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 days ago

          Pukki or Dennis?

          1. SonnyPikey
              2 months, 12 days ago

              neither

              1. GoonerGirl
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 12 days ago

                Well I need one to replace Adams for a BB in 36

            • KunDogan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              Pukki

              1. GoonerGirl
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 11 days ago

                Thanks

          2. Lingard’s Shin Guards
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            which one lads?
            A) Raph, Amartey -> Gordon/Ramsey, Alonso (-4)
            B) Raph, Odegaard -> Coutinho, Gordon/Ramsey (-4)
            C) Neither, save ft

          3. boc610
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 12 days ago

            robbo making it into scout picks after last weeks unwarranted snub

            1. avfc82
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 12 Years
              2 months, 12 days ago

              He was in the bus team to be fair, but everyone (including myself) voted for Trent in the final picks.

              Be interested to see where everyone lands this week.

            2. SonnyPikey
                2 months, 12 days ago

                points chasing scout picks

            3. TopBinFC
                2 months, 12 days ago

                53k have bought in Jesus so far this GW. This game never fails to amuse me...

                1. SonnyPikey
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    yep for his 1 point

                  • Pepeye
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Jesus probable right back v Real if Stones fails fitness test

                  • Sun Jihai
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Tbh that's quite low for a player who scored 24 points, normally they would price rise straightaway!

                2. Andy_Social
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  I'm getting manager swap vibes: Conte and Pochettino exchanging jobs. Has this happened before?

                  1. Wild Card this!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 12 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Not much different from exchanging baseball cards 🙂

                3. Ruinenlust
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  On WC, KDB or Ramsay?

                  1. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    I don't see how that is a difficult question to answer

                  2. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    KDH better imo. If it wasn’t a typo and you meant KDB then fpl might not be for you.

                  3. Wild Card this!
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 12 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    KDH

                4. 1justlookin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  anyone got their free hit left? Not sure when to play it, in gw36 or gw37.

                  I have no MCI players but I have Salah, Mount, Maddison, Saka & Kulusevski who all have doubles in gw36.

                  Help!

                  1. Test Eagles
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    I’m thinking 36… still a few things to play for for some teams. 37 might be getting a bit late

                  2. CRAZY TRAIN
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    My teams set up better for GW36 so 37 is my current plan, but it could all change depending on City and Liverpool fixture changes

                5. Jerse
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  One thing that needs sorting pronto before next season is a bringing forward of the deadline to eradicate leaking of team news which gives those "in the know" are completely unfair advantage. Maybe midnight the day before a Saturday morning deadline and lunchtime on Friday for a Friday deadline.

                  Its tanamount to cheating to be quite frank or at best a completely unfair advantage.

                  1. Bobby Digital
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    This already happened?

                  2. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Already brought it forward from 60 to 90 mins. I don't think bringing it forward further will stop the unfair advantage as some folk may have insider info with how teams shape up in the last training session before the game.

                    Why not just set the deadline 30 mins before KO so everyone has all the same info with official lineups.

                    1. TorresMagic™
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 13 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      Everyone never happens given it's a global game.

                    2. Jerse
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      Good point and decent idea.

                6. Bobby Digital
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  Bench one:

                  A. White(whu)
                  B. Roberts(wat)

                  1. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    A

                7. Ruinenlust
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  Best cheapest def for DGW 36?

                  1. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Matip

                  2. Kitman
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Matip or cash

                8. NateDog
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  I wasn't watching the match live but I feel like I must be in the minority looking at comments around. Was the Matip-Gordon incident really a stonewall penalty? To me from the clips I've seen it looked more like Matip put a hand out to try hold him off and it went onto his back but then Gordon fell over or threw himself down and that was more or less it.

                  Not saying I haven't seen them given but I really didn't even think it would be a FK if it happen outside the box.

                  1. Ruinenlust
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Matip clearly stamps on Gordon’s foot, causing him to fall down

                    1. NateDog
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      Hmmm I can see it now that I'm looking at that. I guess my question from there is whether he was already going down before the contact was made which I still think he may have been given the way he fell, I think if the stamp was the reason he fell he would have fallen in a different manner but I can't say it with too much confidence from the angles to be fair.

                  2. Treadstone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Clear shove by Matip...defo pen imo as agreed by all the pundits on Skys sports ref watch this morning...

                  3. Jerse
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    I don't think it was stonewall, but I think its was a penalty. Anywhere else on the pitch it would have been a foul. Gordon had roasted Matip for pace and Matip was struggling even to grapple him back. Certainly a home team decision.

                  4. bench boost for every gamew…
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Gordon going down before people touch him does sway referees toeard not giving anything. When you dive like that refs raise the bar for you getting freekicks. Hope Everton stays up, as a Liverpool fan. But i hope Gordon can stop this nonsense.

                  5. im1974
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Standard arm in front of the chest & Gordon chucks himself to the floor. Should have been yellow for simulation. This from a Utd fan btw

                9. GoonerGirl
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  Just saw Andy's tweet about Matip, didn't realise how incredible he is as an fpl asset lol. I was going to bring Cash in for Livramento but thinking of Matip now. What do you think Livramento> Cash or Matip?

                  1. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    I would try and max out with 3 Liverpool players. Title will go to the last game of the season and Matip seems to be favoured to play the league games whereas Konate plays in the UCL/FAC

                  2. CRAZY TRAIN
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    I bought him in GW31 and I've had 7 1 6 8 returns from the 4 games since. Cost 4.9, which is insane value really.

                  3. bitm2007
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    I got Matip instead of Robbo on GW34 WC, cost me some attacking points yesterday, but still think it was a good move given how much MITB it gave me to strengthen elsewhere.

                    1. GoonerGirl
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 11 days ago

                      Great, thanks, guys. I'm also going to be FHing in 37 so I can get Cash in for that and then I'll be back with Matip in 38.

                10. Tonyawesome69
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  Early thoughts is to either save FT or downgrade James to upgrade Kulu.

                  What do you think?

                  0.2ITB and no chips left:
                  Schmeichel
                  TAA Robbo Cancelo Laporte James
                  Salah Saka Mount Kulu
                  Kane
                  (Steele Brownhill Gelhardt Greenwood)

                  1. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Binning James for e.g Cash would be a good move. Lots of people high in rankings are saddled with RJ so seems an optimal move for your squad.

                    1. Tonyawesome69
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      Yeah Cash is the one I was eyeing up as a James replacement.

                      1. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        Can’t tell if that would allow you to upgrade to Foden but would definitely allow for Maddison - if Roma dump out Leicester before he 36 then even better

                        1. Tonyawesome69
                          • 3 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          Unfortunately only leaves 7.5m itb for a replacement.

                          Mount to foden is an option I'm considering if/when City double in 36. I could also go cheaper with James replacement to fund Kulu to Foden.

                          Maddison and Coutinho are the other mids I'm considering

                11. buzzkill
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  Help me out please gang before I lose any more sleep over it.

                  Had a bad game week and the leader has extended his lead to 28 points.
                  However! He's used all his chips but is set up nicely for DGW36 - he has 11 DGW players.

                  I still have my Bench Boost which I plan to use in DGW36 and have 13 DGW and 2 single GW players, and then I'll wildcard in DGW37 - stock up on Leicester, etc and get another 11 DGW players. As it stands the leader only has one DGW player for 37, Barnes.

                  Question is, is it his to lose now or if I play my chips tactically can I make up that 28 point gap?
                  All opinions are appreciated!

                  1. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    28 points can easily be caught up within 1GW.

                    Setting up your team with doublers doesn't necessarily score you lots of points. It's all about the quality of the asset.

                    1. buzzkill
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      Good advice, thanks mate

                  2. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    BB and WC combined should be worth a lot more than 28 pts so I think you are still “ahead” but one concern would be the challenge of WCing a team that will do well in both 37 and 38 - although triple Spurs triple Liverpool will be an obvious starting point

                    1. buzzkill
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      Thanks for the feedback. Do Liverpool blank in 37? I'll obviously hold onto Salah and Trent for the final gameweek

                  3. KunDogan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Close but doable.

                12. CRAZY TRAIN
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  0.1 short of doing Kane > Watkins and Bowen > KDB

                  Would have been nice.

                  1. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Why Kane out? Simple Bowen to Coutinho would suffice no?

                    1. CRAZY TRAIN
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      Got Son and team I'm competing with in ML has KDB. Also prefer Watkins over Coutinho (based on recent performances).

                      1. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        Sure but there is no way that KDB doesn’t start both R Madrid games so arguably the only game he could get rested for is the Leeds one sandwiched between. Yes it’s leeds yes he could haul his nuts off but it might also be the worst week to jump on and make it harder to then differentiate your team from rival

                        1. CRAZY TRAIN
                          • 10 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          Yes thats true, this gw may not be the time to bring him in.

                13. DavvaMC
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  Pukka > Watkins
                  Mount/Havertz > Foden

                  For a -4 good idea?

                  1. DavvaMC
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Lol Pukki!

                  2. OptimusBlack
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    I can't see any difference

                  3. KunDogan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Pukki has better form than Watkins and dgw 26?

                    1. KunDogan
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      *36

                  4. Christina.
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 12 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    '->

                14. Botman and Robben
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  1FT 1.4ITB.

                  How is Wood + Schar -> Pukki + Cash (-4)? Foster to come in later for Sanchez.

                  Sanchez
                  Cancelo VVD TAA Schar Alonso
                  Salah Son Mount Saka
                  Wood

                  Ramsdale Ramsey Broja Maupay

                  1. KunDogan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Sounds good to me.

                  2. Christina.
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 12 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    mateta/Dennis over Pukki?

                    1. Botman and Robben
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      Will def consider them.

                      1. Christina.
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 12 Years
                        2 months, 12 days ago

                        I bought Pukki this week on fh
                        disaster

                        1. Botman and Robben
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 12 days ago

                          Oops, guessing no Saka on FH.

                  3. Sun Jihai
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Sounds ok longer-term, though issue is you a bringing in a Norwich attacker and a Villa defender but they play each other lol - the hit also offsets a goal or a CS for either in some sense

                    1. Botman and Robben
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 12 days ago

                      May bring in another cheap attacker. These moves to be long term till season end.

                15. mad_beer ✅
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  I have no Palace or Leeds. Should I hide behind the couch tonight?

                  1. KunDogan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Nah, most teams don’t have any palace or Leeds! 🙂

                  2. Tonyawesome69
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Surely the ownership from the players in tonight's game will have little impact to OR

                  3. Sun Jihai
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    12% EO for Leeds and 10% EO for Palace - so no need to worry

                  4. The Polymath
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 12 days ago

                    Only if you're scared of the Bogey Man.

                16. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 12 days ago

                  Guys have Rudiger planning to bb in 36. Any chance he gets at least one in 36? There are other areas I need to look at.