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Learning from ‘The Great and The Good’ FPL managers ahead of Gameweek 36

Fantasy Football Scout community writer Greyhead continues with his series of articles analysing the Fantasy Premier League (FPL) transfers and strategies of some noted Fantasy managers, from serial top 10k finishers to well-known faces.

The Great and The Good this year are the Scouts Joe LepperNeale RiggGeoff Dance, and Tom Freeman, FPL Wire’s Zophar, from the Hall of Fame Fabio BorgesFPLMatthewYavuz Kabuk and Tom Stephenson, Blackbox’s Az and Mark Sutherns, FPL “celebrities” LTFPL AndyMagnus Carlsen and FPL General plus last year’s mini league winner Les Caldwell.


“Son-day, Bloody Son-day”

You too could’ve been the victim of blood-red arrow this week if you missed out on the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder’s haul this Son-day.

We also saw two heavy-hitting benchings with the undroppable Mohamed Salah (£13.3m) become, well, droppable, while the safety of Kevin De Bruyne‘s (£11.9m) starts are beginning to look decidedly unsafe.

The lead-up to the Gameweek had seen a huge amount of excitement about Philippe Coutinho (£7.1m) but he proved to be just another Villain. Richarlison (£7.5m) also showed a bit too much flair, while we ended the weekend with the Norwich/Fulham Premier League exchange trip.

OVERALL PERFORMANCE


Az stays top but the gap between him and the FPL Terminator, Fabio Borges, is down to just two points. He has been relentless in his pursuit despite a misplaced armband on Salah and Jordan Pickford (£4.8m) was his hero this week with his first double-digit return of the season.

I am pleased to report that FPL’s equivalent of the Last of the Summer Wine, Mark and Joe, were back to their best this week as they were Gameweek 35’s top scorers.

“Compo” Sutherns tripled up on Spurs with Harry Kane (£12.4m), Dejan Kulusevski (£6.3m) and of course a Son Heung-min (£11.0m) captaincy, while “Cleggy” Joe only doubled but had an inspired transfer for Ollie Watkins (£7.5m).

Zophar is one to watch, as well, after a late surge. He has saved his chips for the final weeks and has moved from outside the top 50,000 to 15,000. An eighth top 10,000 finish is within reach!

Magnus Carlsen continues to win the award for the most differential armband picks, with Matty Cash (£5.3m) his money shot this weekend. Geoff laid a successful bet on the Siu superstar but Neale and Tom Freeman lost their gamble with Pep Roulette.

TRANSFERS

This is a summary of the transfers for this week:

  • Az – Cash (Amartey)
  • LTFPL Andy – Foden, Robertson (Havertz, Digne)
  • Fabio Borges – No Transfers
  • Joe Lepper – Watkins, Son(Wood, Fernandes)
  • Geoff Dance – Mings (Regulion)
  • FPL General – No Transfers
  • Les Caldwell – Watkins, Gordon (Weghorst, Willock)
  • Magnus Carlsen – No Transfers
  • Mark Sutherns – Son (Fernandes)
  • FPL Matthew – No Transfers
  • Neale Rigg – No Transfers
  • Tom Freeman – No Transfers
  • Tom Stephenson – No Transfers
  • Yavuz Kabuk – No Transfers
  • Zophar – Coutinho (Havertz)

TEMPLATE

The template for The Great and The Good is as follows, with the numbers in brackets showing how many teams in which they appear:

  • Foster (8), Schmeichel (6)
  • Alexander-Arnold (14), Cancelo (12), Robertson (10), James (9), Alonso (6)
  • Salah (12), Saka (12), Kulusevski (9), Mount (8), Son (5)
  • Pukki (8), Kane (6), Nketiah/Broja (5)

The forward line, outside Kane, still looks dire, but I would wager we will see Ollie “woodwork” Watkins and the on-form Richarlison soon come into contention dependent on whether the FA takes any action against the Everton striker.

CHIP PLAY

Gameweek 36 will see the next round of hot chip action, with most either Free Hitting or playing their Bench Boost, so I’ve had a quick look at where The Great and The Good are with their chips this season:

FPL Matthew, Yavuz Kabuk, Neale Rigg, Tom Freeman and Fabio Borges are the managers with a decision to make going into next weekend as they are the only ones with both the Free Hit and the Bench Boost at their disposal. This could be key for all of them: FPL Matthew and Yavuz will be hoping it spurs them onto another top 10,000 finish whilst it could be crucial for Fabio in his ongoing battle with Az.

There have been varying degrees of success with the chips this season. The Bench Boosters will have done well to topple FPL General’s very impressive 28 points back in Gameweek 28 and, as for the Free Hitters, Az showed how it was done in the same Gameweek with 133 points but then how not to do it in Gameweek 34 – I suspect the word “variance” will be overused by many a manager depending on the outcome.

CONCLUSION

An exciting week ahead with the age-old question of whether the Free Hit is mightier than the Bench Boost finally to be answered.

Those without a chip should probably visit their local garden centre as there will be a heady mix of big scores and big benchings to come.

Anyway, that’s all from me for now, and remember, don’t have nightmares.

For those affected by any of the topics raised in the above article then you can find me on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Greyhead19


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258 Comments Post a Comment
  1. ShaunGoater123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Afternoon all,

    Which for the following would you prefer?

    A) Maddison & Gelhardt > Gordon & Jesus -4
    B) Kulusevski > Foden

    1. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Hmm, A I think

    2. McGrubbs
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      A for sure

      1. ShaunGoater123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Ok thanks. With no BB left means I'll be playing:

        Ramsdale
        TAA / Cancelo / Laporte
        Salah / Kulusevski / Gordon / Saka / Havertz
        Kane / Jesus

        Dubravka / White / Mateta / Schar

        1. McGrubbs
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          With White and Schar both doubts a -4 definitely makes sense

  2. Big_Andy_GAWA
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Probably been widely discussed already, but any news on when FA hearing regarding Richarlison potential ban is set to be?

    Gracias.

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Not an entirely similar incident but might be worth noting that It took the FA 4 months to ban Eric Dier for jumping into the crowd and confronting that fan.

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 13 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Going off twitter, a fine is the only likely penalty.

  3. McGrubbs
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Am I crazy to consider this?
    (for -4)
    Werner + Pukki -> Richarlison + Watkins

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Not crazy at all but wait for the outcome of the flare incident.

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

      Just Werner to Rich

    3. Indpush
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Yes. I wouldn't do that.

  4. HM2
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Me: 0 Chips
    ML Rival: BB and FH

    I have a 3 point lead on him. How risky/differential should i be with my transfers?

    1. putana
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      he has a decent advantage. you need to take some risk

      1. McGrubbs
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Yup would agree with this, you need to keep your team pretty different to your rivals

        1. HM2
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Thanks, i was leaning towards that as well

        2. Biggsy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Differential to the pack doesn't matter. Its differential to him as McGrubbs says. If your teams are too similar he'll wipe the floor with those two chips. If you get the differentials (to him) right, you can be laughing - or it could go the other way...

          1. HM2
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Cheers, He’s already indicated that he’s BBing 36. I was planning on taking a -8 this week but what I'm also concerned about is that he just blocks me in FH37 because he knows my team. Would you spread out the transfers in this scenario?

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

      You’ve lost

      1. Indpush
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Agreed.

        I'm in the same situation accept I'm behind by 20 with FH and BB and the leader used all chips.

        I'm feeling quite confident I will surpass him, possibly in 37. Then I will FH 38

  5. as33
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Which 1 u would start: Dennis or Alonso?

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Alonso

    2. Indpush
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Alonso

  6. TorresMagic™
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 13 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Early thoughts on this bunch?

    Ram Sa
    TAA Robbo Cancelo Cash Amartey
    Salah Son Saka Kuku Coutinho
    Nketiah Weggy Broja

    1 FT, 1.1 in bank, no chips.

    Have lots of ideas which go into the -8/-12 range.
    W
    Will wait until midweek games are played.
    Cheers for any ideas.

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Bench Amartey, Weggy and Broja and its a solid team. I guess Kulu to Foden might be a good move if you downgrade Broja to a Gelhart (or similar) or even Sa. Not the easiest double for Spurs after all.

      Robbo bit of a risk on gametime perhaps, but I probably wouldn't take a hit to lose him given his form.

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 13 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers, plenty can be chopped this GW. Wish I had a fodder forward already.

    2. putana
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      not a an of your forward options. maybe bring in richarlison or jesus.

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 13 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Cheers.

    3. Fish up a tree
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Weggy to Richarlison seems like the obvious play

  7. Fit_to_drop
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Who is the best replacement for Maddison @ 6.9m with no money ITB?

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Saka

      1. RedRo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 3 days ago

        this

    2. Mr Ozil
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Saka 100%

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

    Would you BB this?

    Schmeichel, Foster
    VVD, Mapit, Cancelo, Laporte, Davies
    Salah, KDB, Son, Saka, Ramsey
    Richarlison, Pukki, Dennis

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

      May as well save it for next season now. No rush

    2. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      15 doublers and you need to ask?

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

      Obviously

    4. Simon69
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      BB 38 imo

  9. Biggsy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Which of these looks better for a BB?

    a. Matip, Kulu, Pukki, Dennis
    b. £4.5m, Gordon, Watkins, Richarlison

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      b

    2. Indpush
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      a

  10. FlashGilbert
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Sterling & Mount to:

    a) KDB & Saka / Kulu;
    b) Foden & Son.

    Thanks.

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      B

    2. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Can you just do Sterling to KDB this week?

      1. FlashGilbert
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Don't have the funds, unfortunately.

        I have Havertz & James also for Chelsea coverage.

    3. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 3 days ago

      A with Saka

  11. VTown
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Which combination would you go with?

    A - Kane and Richarlson
    B - KDB and Pukki

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      C - KDB and Nketiah

    2. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Difficult to say as I think there should be a third player in each of those.

      B for 36 alone and especially if you have a FH left.

      1. VTown
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 3 days ago

        For context it would be Barnes to KDB, Kane to Pukki with 2fts.
        FH 37
        Would probably go KDB to Son for the Norwich fixture in 38.

        1. Biggsy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Hmmm, Kane loves a goal in the NLD although Barnes out is probably a key move. What about Foden over KDB and keep Kane?

          1. VTown
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Would be tricky to get foden while keeping Kane.
            Would need to be something like Barnes to Foden
            Mount to 6.5 mid
            Or Rudiger > matip
            Barnes > foden
            Shchar > 4.1 def
            For a -4
            My original plan was just Barnes > Gordon
            Broja > Rich

            1. Biggsy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 3 days ago

              Barnes and Mount to Foden and Kulu not a bad move. Original plan looks okay too if you are sufficiently convinced by Everton.

              1. VTown
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 3 days ago

                Already got kulu haha
                I'm actually warming to
                Rudiger > matip
                Barnes > foden
                Schar > amartey
                -4

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

    quick question guys?

    Son and Jesus
    or
    DeBruyne and Watkins

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      B

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

      Im on kdb + son
      FH?

  13. SINGH
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    my team is set except one question, Son to KDB?

    Will captain KBD and if I keep Son then I will captain Salah

    1. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 3 days ago

      I'd do it but still captain Salah. Of those 2 options I prefer just not doing it

      1. @ocprodigy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Salah is likely to get a penalty but can't see KDB getting benched in his current form. He's so important.

        1. SINGH
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          that's my thinking too. City will want the title so KDB will play all games.

      2. SINGH
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        thanks, issue with Liverpool is they now have goals all over with Diaz, Jota, Mane etc so I don't see Salah as their potent threat that he was before.

  14. @ocprodigy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Would you rather have Robertson or Alonso? Have TAA and Rudiger, going Luis Dias over Salah because I want to keep KDB as my captain, so wondering what's worth the risk...

    1. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 3 days ago

      This would completely depend on whether Robbo starts or not tonight imo

    2. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      If Robertson starts tonight, the collective thinking is that he is a shoe-in to be rested in one game in 36. Alonso could also be rested as the Leeds game is only a few days before the FA Cup Final but possibly less certain with no midweek Chelsea game this week.

    3. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Hadn't seen the collective thinking, thanks everyone. Looks like a hold and wait for the squad tonight.

    4. Deer-in-headlights
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Depends how much playing time Robbo gets tonight. Potential rest upcoming.

  15. Fit_to_drop
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Who is the best replacement for Maddison @ 6.9m with no money ITB?

    Own Saka. Just keep Madds?

    1. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      I'd just keep Maddison to be perfectly honest.

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

    Where is all this Richarlison love coming from?
    Lateriser12?

    1. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Coming into form, Everton needing the points and some good fixtures.

    2. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Goal last week. Has a double game week. Assumption that the very real risk of relegation will break Everton our of their shocking record away from Goodison this season?

      1. @ocprodigy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Leicester and Watford have been so leaky as well this season

        1. Biggsy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Leaky defence vs Goal shy attack. What comes through?

    3. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Everton are fighting for their lives and his form and underlying stats have improved recently.

    4. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Bench-boosting in 37, and there are very few striker options to choose from.

      Richarlison is probably the best forward for that week...

      1. putana
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        any reason why you are bench boosting in 37 instead of 36?

        im also considering bb in 37

        1. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          I like the cheap bench options from Everton, Villa, and Palace that week.

          Also WCing this week, and can't play both chips at once

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

        37 makes sense
        I will play Gordon that week

  17. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Those with Chelsea assets, what are you doing? I keep flip flopping between hitting them out along with kane to get KDB and an extra liverpool and City defender and nketiah or making a couple of free transfer and keeping all 3 (alonso, mount & havertz). Will free hit in 37 and they could be good in 38

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Dropped Havertz for Coutinho last week. Eyeing up James to Matip (or even cheaper) to fund improvements elsewhere.

      Not only does it feel like the Leeds game will see rotation, but they seem off the pace - although that could mean Tuchel wants to get a bit of rhythm before the cup final, rather than rotate.

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

      Selling James. Can't seem to keep clean sheets very much, going to be a rotation minefield against Leeds. Just don't see the point in holding.

  18. DavvaMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Really not sure if I should go Son > KDB

    I can keep Son and also get Foden.

    What do you think?

    A. KDB
    B. Keep Son and get Foden

    Thanks

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      B, losing Son on this form seems suicidal. These fixtures suite Son pretty well especially with Liverpool and Arsenal’s high lines.

    2. Deer-in-headlights
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      I thought about doing that, but decided there were better ways to fund KDB.

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

        What did you do to fund KDB move?

        1. HM2
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 3 days ago

          What’s your team?

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

            Dubravka

            Laporte / Cancelo / Robertson / TAA

            Mount / Havertz / Son / Salah / Saka

            Pukki

            Jakupovic / Cash / Broja / Gelhardt

            1. HM2
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 3 days ago

              Downgrade Robbo and upgrade Havertz to KDB. Play Cash

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

                Worried about losing Robbo, but its possible he gets benched for next game.

                A. Robbo > Matip
                B. Robbo > Alonso
                C. Someone Else!

                Thanks mate.

        2. Deer-in-headlights
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Depending on how much Robbo plays today, I'm thinking of downgrading Robbo to Matip, and Werner to Richarlson/Watkins to allow me to upgrade Havertz to KDB (-4),

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

            I would have to downgrade Robbo to 4.3 defender.

            Havertz > De Bruyne and
            Pukki > Nketiah

            To many transfers I think.

  19. Tambling5
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    How's this for free hit?
    Schmeichel
    TAA, Laporte, Matip
    Salah, KDB, Foden, Saka
    Vardy, Rich, Nketiah
    Sub Delph and cheapest possible
    0.2 itb
    Not picking Chelsea or Spurs due to rotation/fixtures respectively. Can't afford Son swap. Hoping Arsenal and Vardy go mad against Norwich.

    1. Tambling5
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Soy meant against Leeds/Norwich.

    2. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Lose Vardy for Cancelo or another mid

    3. fish&chips
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Not sure about vardy. Likely to have his minutes managed. Can you afford son instead?

      1. Tambling5
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Thanks. Only by swapping say, TAA for Robertson.hmmm

        1. tokara
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Matip

  20. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Would you rather own KDB or Son for the remainder of the season?

    1. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 3 days ago

      I’d say KDB

    2. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      KDB

    3. Mr Ozil
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      KDB

    4. tokara
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Both

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Over Salah?

  21. @ocprodigy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    I'm fighting for pride and well behind at the moment, need some maverick moves. Would do you the following to BB this gameweek then FH next gameweek?

    Kane, Broja, Zaha, Barnes, Ait-Nouri -> Richarlison, Dennis, Luis Diaz, Mount, Alonso (-12)

    Would give me:

    Ramsdale Foster
    TAA Cancelo Rudiger Alonso White
    KDB (c) Diaz Mount Saka Kulu
    Richarlison Watkins Dennis

    Or have I gone completely crazy? Annoyed I missed the deadline last week, cost me -4...!

    1. tokara
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Get harrison

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

      Barnes Zaha and Kane are each capable of outscoring any of the 5 you intend to bring in… so I don’t like it. Barnes and Zaha are the type of punts I would be taking if chasing.

  22. fish&chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Thoughts on Jota / Diaz? Reckon either of them will start 2 matches

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      We’ll know a but more after tonight

  23. Naby K8a
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Apparently game may be called off tonight due Waterlogged pitch

  24. Mr Ozil
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    On FH, which is better?

    A- Mount + KDB
    B- Son + Foden

    1. @ocprodigy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Don't trust Foden's minutes - KDB + Mount.

    2. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Son and Mount

  25. Fpl Richie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Ramsdale
    TAA Robbo Cancelo James
    Salah Saka Kulu Coutinho
    Kane Weghorst
    (Dubravka Ramsey Schar + 4.5 fwd)
    0itb 0 ITB

    Bit of an odd spot with no chips left. These are the options I can see, but happy to take alternatives. Bit messy. I could add A to either of C or D for a second hit.
    A. James to Laporte.
    B. Weghorst+Schar to Laporte+Gelhardt (-4)
    C. Kane+Coutinho/Kulusevski to Son/KDB+Richarlison (-4)
    D. Kulu+Weg to Gordon+Richarlison (-4) or Foden+Gelhardt (-4)
    E. Something else

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      I like A or C

      1. Fpl Richie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Thanks. Kulu only extends to Son, Coutinho for either.

        In that route I'd still be playing one of Weghorst or Ramsey sadly.

  26. NateDog
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 3 days ago

    If you could go for any mid for GW36+38 (FH37) up to 6m who would it be? I have Son, KDB, Martinelli and Saka in the other spots.

    Tempted to punt on Lookman but any Leicester seem a big risk and if they get to the ECL final I expect huge rotation in GW38 with the final 3 days later. Wondering about maybe punting on Harrison despite the tough fixtures, could even have a random punt on Thiago or Keita with a Liverpool spot spare. Considering just getting Gordon. Slim pickings.

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Gordon

    2. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Gordon. Regardless of Richarlison possible ban, prob a better punt if Richarlison is out.

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

      Cheers lads

  27. GreennRed
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Lashing rain in Villareal.

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Robbo start confirmed

      1. GreennRed
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Apparently Danjuma's a doubt.

    2. Fpl Richie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      If I had large nads, I'd be tempted to use Robbo to Matip as a cash enabler this week if he does start

      1. HM2
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 3 days ago

        I might actually do this given my ML rival owns him

        1. Fpl Richie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Yes, it's crossing my mind. Not keen simply because Robbo has been absolutely outrageous, but then so has Matip to a similar extent.

      2. GreennRed
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Who will you enable though? Matip's a big step down from Robertson's FPL level.

        1. Fpl Richie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Weghorst to Richarlison or Schar to Laporte

      3. Finding Timo
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Yes me too

  28. CroatianHammer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Ramsdale
    Laporte James Cash Amartey (he won't play Europe, so should get minutes)
    Son, Bruno, Ramsey, Mount, Maddison (C)
    Kane

    Bruno to KdB my probable move.
    FH37 maybe, but at this stage it's really week by week.

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Presumably you’re switching the captaincy to KDB?

      1. CroatianHammer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        It is definitely a strong consideration. All down to minutes now.

  29. Carroll to the rescue
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Broja or Mateta out for Jesus?

    1. putana
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      broja

    2. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Broja, Mateta has more fixtures

    3. Fpl Richie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Broja is 'done'

  30. putana
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    any chelsea fans here? wondering what the chances of alonso starting both games are

    1. vova
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      I would think he gets rested vs Leeds (before the FA Cup final)

      1. HM2
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Im not sure that will be the priority with Spurs and Arsenal closing in. Top 4 is by no means locked in for them

        1. putana
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          if cheslea beat wolves and spurs lose to liverpool that would make an 8 point gap between chel and spurs

    2. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Not a Chelsea fan but i’d say fairly high. Not many good options in that LWB spot

      1. putana
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        really want to bring him in but fa cup game an issue