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What to watch out for in midweek ahead of FPL Double Gameweek 36

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Here we are: the biggest Double Gameweek in a season that had the most Double Gameweeks ever. This week we’ll be bombarded with information on players to target from the 12 teams that play twice, Free Hit drafts and Bench Boost enablers. So I thought I’d take advantage of writing early in the week and talk about the various things that I am looking out for ahead of the deadline that will impact my transfer decisions. This includes injuries, minutes played and results in European fixtures and, of course, the press conferences. 

One thing to note is that I’ll be making some predictions here based on recent minutes using the table made by the excellent Anna Woodberry but fully I am conscious that managers don’t pick players solely on game-time. However, we do the best that we can from the information we have available.

Let’s get right into it in chronological order.

Villarreal v Liverpool (Tuesday)

Liverpool go to Estadio de la Ceramica where they hold a commanding two-goal lead. One further goal for the Reds should see some early substitutes and/or managed minutes for the big hitters. An unexpected Mohamed Salah (£13.3m) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£8.4m) rest against Newcastle United gives us some assurance for their minutes over the Double Gameweek 36, but the third slot is getting interesting.

Andrew Robertson

As seen from Anna’s table above, Andrew Robertson (£7.3m) has played 90 minutes in each of the five games across all competitions (Gameweek 35 data is not included in the table, as Anna updates these later in the week). No other player barring the rotation-proof Virgil van Dijk (£6.8m) or Allison (£6.0m) have played the same.

Here is what Klopp said about Roberson after the Newcastle game:

“Tsimikas would’ve deserved to play and Robbo could have had a break as well but when you change one full-back and a centre-half and there are three changes in the last line, what I think then is ‘No, don’t do that, let’s do it like this.’ – Jurgen Klopp

This immediately tells me that a Robertson benching is coming. Klopp has shown that freshness comes over league state. If Salah/Alexander-Arnold can miss a game, then anyone else can. Should the Scotsman play midweek, I can see a rest in one of the Double Gameweek matches – perhaps the Villa game sandwiched between Spurs and the FA Cup final.

Joel Matip

Joel Matip (£5.2m) has emerged as a great budget enabler for one of the best defences in the league. Since Gameweek 22, Matip has only not played 90 minutes once in the league – against West Ham United in Gameweek 28, when he was ill. His competition, Ibrahima Konate (£5.1m), has meanwhile started in all the recent FA Cup and Champions League quarter-finals/semi-finals. Another start for Konate in midweek pretty much cements Matip’s two starts in the Double Gameweek, I feel. I can see Free Hitters or those without Robertson going there if the Scotsman does indeed start against Villarreal.

Sadio Mane

Finally, the second most nailed forward for Liverpool. Could he be an option for the Double Gameweek? Sadio Mane (£11.7m) has also started the last five games across all competitions so carries some risk. However, he has come off early (substituted after 60, 72 and 68 minutes) over the last three matches. He could therefore start midweek and still feature twice in the Double Gameweek. With two goals and an assist in the last four matches, he is certainly one to consider for those looking for that explosive third player from Liverpool. I’d ideally like another early substitution midweek, though, to be assured of two starts in Double Gameweek 36.

Real Madrid v Man City (Wednesday)

After one of the most exciting and end-to-end first legs in Champions League history, this tie is wide open at 3-4. 

Joao Cancelo’s (£7.2m) suspension in the first leg, while at the detriment of City’s defending, has given FPL managers some comfort about his minutes in the Double Gameweek. In fact, despite missing that game, Cancelo has played the most minutes of all City players in the last 11 matches, even more than Ederson (£6.1m), as seen from the table below. He is as nailed as they get. The same applies to Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m), but I’ll be looking out for John Stones (£5.2m) injury updates going into Double Gameweek 36.

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m) is also someone who consistently gets starts and this weekend’s rest versus Leeds United was a positive for his minutes in Double Gameweek 36. Interestingly, however, after playing 90 minutes quite consistently from March 14 to April 13, De Bruyne has now only played over 70 minutes twice in the last six games across all competitions. Is he essential to the team? Yes. Will his minutes be managed, especially when City are comfortably ahead? Also yes.

These are all fairly obvious. Now let’s look at the other Manchester City boys whose minutes in the midweek will give us some clues.

Gabriel Jesus

After starting three matches in the previous eight games, Jesus has now started the last three fixtures. He looks to be back in favour and, as we know, Pep Guardiola rewards form. Gabriel Jesus (£8.6m) certainly has that, with six goals in the last three matches across all competitions. As someone potentially in the market for a forward, I would absolutely love it if Guardiola somehow decides to play a ‘false nine’ with De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva (£7.0m) or Phil Foden (£7.8m), and Jesus sits the Real Madrid game out. He’d be my number one pick from the City attack in Double Gameweek 36 if that happened. If he does indeed start his fourth game in a row, you’d imagine six straight starts would be a stretch.

Phil Foden

He got his rest against Watford in Gameweek 34 and looks good for another start midweek. It will, however, be his third start in a row. Will you back him to start five consecutive matches? Maybe.

Oleksandr Zinchenko

Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.3m) looks set to start in midweek, with Nathan Ake’s (£4.7m) injury and Kyle Walker (£5.4m) still out. This is simply one for the press conferences on Friday. If the duo remain sidelined, Zinchenko looks nailed. Surely after Real Madrid, Guardiola would have also seen what happens when you play Fernandinho (£4.7m) at right-back. At £5.3m, though, you could just go Laporte for a little more – unless really stretched for budget.

Others

I am not going to talk about Raheem Sterling (£10.5m) since I don’t want hate mail from currently disgruntled owners. Let’s be honest, no-one else is going there. Riyad Mahrez (£8.6m) also seems to be a midweek man. If he somehow missed the Real Madrid game, then there is again a discussion to be had. 

Eintracht Frankfurt v West Ham (Thursday)

The implications for this game are fairly simple. Should West Ham turn the one-goal deficit around and get into the Europa League final, their fixture against Manchester City in Double Gameweek 37 would be three days before the final. One would think that with a weakened Hammers team, the score against Man City could be anything. 

How does that impact my Double Gameweek 36 plans? It would make me much more tempted to target a Man City triple-up ahead of this Saturday’s deadline, knowing that another favourable fixture awaited round the corner in Gameweek 37.

Roma v Leicester City (Thursday)

With these two teams drawing 1-1 in the first leg, we got the heavily rotated Leicester side most of us expected against Spurs. Congratulations again to Son Heung-min (£11.0m) captainers! 

The thinking with this tie is that, should Leicester win, we can safely continue to ignore them for the rest of the season. Players like Jamie Vardy (£10.3m), James Maddison (£6.9m) and Harvey Barnes (£6.5m) should all continue to be wrapped in cotton wool over Double Gameweek 36, and maybe just play one game out of the two.

However, should Leicester lose the match, the focus might shift back to the league and ending the season strongly. Of course, there is an equal likelihood that the team basically just checks out for the summer. 


I’ll end this piece with one tip as you evaluate your transfers: don’t settle for a sub-optimal player just because he plays twice or is a risk for one of the two fixtures. Pretty much everyone’s team will have 11 doublers this week. That in itself isn’t an advantage. So don’t be afraid to take a hit or two if you see an opportunity arise. This is after all the biggest Double Gameweeks of the season – therefore it’s also the opportunity to make the most gains as we conclude the campaign three weeks from now.

Good luck!


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281 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Shattered Dreams
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Useful article.

    1. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Indeed, I had no idea that if West Ham reaches the final City has a double in GW37. And that is relevant info for sure.

      1. Biggsy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I'm not sure that is what they are saying here - they are saying that West Ham vs City, in GW37 (known as Double Gameweek 37) will take place three days before the Europa final so if West Ham get there, expect 11 of the reserves to play vs City.

        1. Pras (FPL)
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Thank you. Yes, exactly this.

      2. The Mentaculus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Not a double. Just playing against weakened WHU side

  2. Atimis
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Hello!

    Which option sounds better:

    1. Son Foden
    2. KDB Kulu

    ?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Looking at similar below so will see what the consensus is and any reasoning.

      Going Sterling on WC over Son and then not moving to him for Captain as planned has basically ruined my season. Almost 40 points on one decision. So I’m keen to just get Son now and end the pain, but it could also be the wrong move / motive

      1. Bggz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Ouch, we’ve all had those decisions go against us.
        Sons good for the remainder so if no FH get him in, it’s just 36 I’m questioning.

    2. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      All four? 🙂

    3. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      2 - KDB in "god mode"

  3. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    BB36, FH37. Best move? Most likely Captain Salah in B and C.

    A. Sterling >> KDB(C)
    B. Sterling >> Son
    C. Sterling+Mount >> Son+Foden (-4)

    Foster
    TAA, Robbo, Cancelo, Laporte
    Salah, Sterling, Saka, Mount
    Dennis, Nketiah
    (Schmeichel, Davies, Pukki, KDH)

    1. Corgz Dark side of the Loon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Hi mate. Yes I would BB36 and I would do A.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Thanks mate. Not sure I can take the Son pain again. Two awful weeks have ended my season now pretty much

        1. Corgz Dark side of the Loon
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Yep me too, made worse as I transferred out Son in GW31 to get Kane.....however I'm sticking to the plan.

    2. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      A for me

    3. Bggz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      A

  4. G00LI0
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Is a coutinho and Saka hokey cokey worth it? Sitting on coutinho now but think saka could be a better bet this week. Then back to coutinho for gw37?

    1. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I think it uses too many previous transfers at this stage.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Precious*

    2. Corgz Dark side of the Loon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Nope

    3. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Definitely not worth it..........if you go to Saka, keep him until the end

    4. Bggz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      It’s been awhile since cout has been worth a hit

  5. Corgz Dark side of the Loon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Everton fans. Who drops out if DCL returns next week ??

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Gray

    2. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      DCL probably doesn't even get a start

    3. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I'm not an Everton fan (this thing is really really stupid) but I can tell you that DCL is NOT returning to the starting 11 anytime soon.

  6. DannyDrinkVodka
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Have Alonso, bench James for Watkins?

    1. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Thin ice my friend, very thin ice indeed..

      1. DannyDrinkVodka
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I am actually tempted to just sell James one week early for Cash (this would get rid of my headache and allow me to play Kulu rather than Watkins). Obviously that would be the wrong decision as Villa has two matches and Cash could get injured.

        In short, I know that James can easily outscore Watkins in just the Wolves game............I can't see Watkins getting double figures in the DGW.

        1. El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I think you're right. Are you FHing 37? I think that's the one good for Watkins anyway

          1. DannyDrinkVodka
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            nah, I'm getting Watkins in for Kane to fund KDB(c) - he better stay strong for GW37 (on my bench)

  7. OptimusBlack
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    If have Cancelo who better to get ??
    A- Laporte & Foden
    B- Foden&Jesus (Rotation for both)
    C- Just KDB with Nketiah & Pukki

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      A

    2. Rassi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      A

    3. The Mentaculus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 25 days ago

      C

    4. OptimusBlack
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Thxxx

  8. Dynamic Duos
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Is Mount to Foden/Saka worth a -4?

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      such a good question.................Saka is on pens now and leading the charge for fourth - I would say worth it for him, not for Foden due to rotation

    2. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      It's really tough to call tbh. I think Mount plays both Chelsea matches and everyone seems to forget they are really good fixtures.

    3. Ruinenlust
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      No

  9. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    mount and james to foden and laporte
    or
    taa and mount to son and a 4.6 def

    for free

    thanks

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I wouldn't sell TAA right now

  10. DannyDrinkVodka
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    how can one tell when KDB is in "God Mode"?

    1. The Mentaculus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Watch any recent performance

    2. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 25 days ago

      He has 15 returns in his last 16 PL games, think that says enough

  11. farmerfat
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Currently have Son , Foden and Salah in Midfield.
    Robbo TAA and James in defense.

    Who would you prioritize getting for DGW36?

    Initial thoughts are Son to KDB or perhaps a -4 to get a City defender.

    Thanks for your opinions

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      KDB and Cancelo are must-haves for me

      1. DannyDrinkVodka
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        can you afford Son>KDB, James>Cancelo for a hit?

        1. DannyDrinkVodka
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          or even Robbo

    2. Bggz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Depends on chips. Sons gold for the rest of the season but if you’re FH 37 KDB is probably better option gw36

  12. El Presidente
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Fellows when would we know if Richarlison gets banned for that smoke thing?

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      should be by Thursday I reckon...........

  13. Bikerz
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Plz which seems like the best combo for 36 and indeed 38?
      A) Raya and Dias
      B) Lloris and Matip
      C) Schmeichel and Matip

      1. The Mentaculus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 25 days ago

        C

        1. Bikerz
            1 month, 25 days ago

            If only Matip starts both in 36..

            1. Biggsy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              If you read the article above, you'd probably feel more comfortable about that

      2. King of Kings.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Would be useful to see a similar article discussing implications of the FA cup final on players game time during 2nd game of the DGW. You would think Chelsea players will be getting rested against Leeds. It also makes me think Robbo is a dead cert for a benching against Villa.

        1. Bikerz
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Yeah I don't see Robbo being rested against villareal. Pool will be pushed in that game

        2. GW35 Rough with the Smooth
          RedLightning
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Rough with the Smooth, Gameweek 35.

          How did your Gameweek go?

          You can share your tales of joy and woe here.

          1. King of Kings.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Worst GW of season so far - 23 points.

            Had KDB captain, Salah vice. Dropped off top of a mini league I've been leading comfortably since Christmas worth £300. Absolute rage.

          2. Bikerz
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Gloom: Trent no show, don't own Son Boom: Gabriel 11 points off the bench

            • Kitman
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              The joy of seeing Werner, Mount and Alonso all start, the misery of watching them all score nothing

            • Kodap
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Swapped captain to Salah from Son at the very last minute, left Telles 3rd on the bench, Mateta's 1 pointer came in for Taa.

              Although somehow still ended up with a green arrow, up to 1.5k OR.

            • Levi's 501
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              43.

              Smooth- Son, Kulu

              Rough- Salah(c) Mount, double Wolves defence. Losing h2h to ghost team who had back 4 of Laporte, Cancelo, Cucurela, Varane. Varane goal sealed the loss.

            • Wild Rover
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Rough - Worst ever -8 punt. Bruno, Son, Kulu to KDB, Mane, Gallagher.

              Smooth - Nothing

              1. CAVEAT KING
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Now that is rough mate. Commiserations.

              2. Arteta
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                This is absolutely brutal.

            • Deulofail
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Rough: I benched Matip, Martinelli & Elanga (6 pts each) in favour of the perfectly benchable Alonso, Nketiah, Mount (1 pt each) & Werner (2 pts)

              Smooth: Managed to captain my highest scoring player, Ronaldo (7 pts)

            • Rover
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Smooth - All 3 of my Pool players started. All 3 of my City players started. Had Son in my team.

              Rough - Only a small green arrow up from 128k to 115k.

              This was the opportunity for betting against Trent Salah KdB to pay off massively. Now I am mildly fearful of next GW.

            • Biggsy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Smooth: Making the Kane over Salah Captain call correctly

              Rough: It being irrelevant as yet another Son haul was pretty much solely responsible for my red arrow (second place Ben Foster's points loss in the last few minutes vs Burnley).

            • DannyDrinkVodka
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Rough: Transfers (Werner>Nketiah, Schar>Laporte for a -4) did not go well as Richarlison's 8 points were blocked by Aaron Ramsey. Nketiah had many good chances and yet failed to find the target. Alonso and James score 3 points in total. Son demolishes Kane.

              Smooth: At least I captained Kane rather than Salah. Kulusevski with 2 assists off the bench!

              Rough: rival also has Kulu and had nobody to cover when I had Elanga. Another 4 points lost.

            • NateDog
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Smooth: Captained Kane, had Son and Martinelli had a start and return which I didn't expect and makes things easier for next week.

              Rough: KDB and TAA benched while I have Broja and Burn on the bench. Think James has to go now. Toney just seemed to have a bad day yesterday and on another day would have caught Eriksen's cross better and maybe scored and wouldn't have fallen over when through at the end. 61pts, can't complain really with the way the week looked to be going after Saturday.

            • CAVEAT KING
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              After 5 red arrows in a row, with the last 2 hitting the hardest, Son got back a big part of my OR. is it rough or smooth? TBH it is swings and roundabouts. After reading Today's article, I would personally recommend the rotation proof pair of son and Kane, with consideration for Deki too.

            • Chris_H
              • 13 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              87 points inc. 12 from Telles last night to cap off a great week.

              Gone from 1.06m OR in GW24 up to 96k currently!

              1. BERGKOP
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                That's all smooth. Banned!

            • Arteta
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Smooth: My highest scoring player was also my captain.

              Rough: 7 players blanked and I'm closer to 30k than to 10k now.

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

              - Only 4 players returned, played Foster over Dubravka, finally sold Martinelli and got Coady’s 0 points off the bench for TAA
              + Swapped the armband from Kane to Son at the last minute and got my10th green arrow in a row

            • Critical Observer
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Smooth: 85 points all in

              Rough: Making some questionable picks on GW35 WC, with an eye on GW36 BB - regretting a couple already

            • Peteski29
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Smooth this week. Captained Son, finished with 71 points and a green arrow back into the top 500 overall. Also through to the last 8 of the FFScout members cup

            • lugs
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Rough,
              Coutinho(c) its always annoying when Salah fails and my differential cap fails too as its a big opportunity missed, Son(vc) just to ram home the point

              Smooth
              double Pool & City defense kane & Son, ensured i had a decent 21% green arrow despite the cap fail with a score of 62-4

            • shirtless
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Rough: Six non-starters (Kulu, KdB, Barnes, Trent, Broja, Schar) so only got 10 out. Brought KdB in for Bruno after the Utd double DGW disaster, instead of taking a hit to get Salah back or gambling on Mane. Was rubbing my hands at the Liverpool team sheet! No show from Kdb, then Bruno punished me vs Brentford! The whole Bruno>Salah DDGW hokey-cokey has been a nightmare! Lol.

              Smooth: Kane(c), Robbo, Kulu subbed on for two assists, Saka, Sanchez. 45 points and damage limitation. At least I didn't take a (-4) for Salah and had Gordon sub on for 3 in-place of KdB..

            • shirtless
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Rough - Advised my 12 year old on her wildcard in readiness for BB this week. Having sold Sanchez, Bruno and Brownhill to bring in Kasper, Salah and Ramsey she's not best pleased with me! She does have a full XV of double gameweekers though but just typically White is injured now for her BB.

            • G00LI0
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Rough: kdb and taa not playing. Subs of KDH, White and Rodriguez all fall out of squad with two being late injuries.

              Smooth: son captain brings me up to around 3k rank. Won a mini league Cup because of it

            • Energetics
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Smooth: Sold Salah for Son whi I captained

          3. King of Kings.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 25 days ago

            With my above post in mind, who do we think gets most minutes from DGW?

            A - Rudiger
            B - James

            1. DannyDrinkVodka
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Rudiger

            2. NateDog
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I can see both getting a rest personally.

              1. RedRo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 25 days ago

                This

          4. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Do you think Daddy Ings has played himself into the team?

            Quality player, it was a crime Gerrard wasn't playing him.

            1. teneighty
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Daddy Ings certainly is qaulity when not playing with injuries. Soo injury prone though.

              Daddy, Daddy Ings!

          5. Stimps
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            If Robbo plays the 90 this eve would you sell for Cancelo?

            1. DannyDrinkVodka
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              100% yes

            2. BERGKOP
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Yes

          6. JollyGoodYellows
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Any thoughts on how I can get this team ready for BB36? Will likely need to take a -8 or -12.

            2FTs and 0.1itb

            Current team is:

            Ramsdale
            TAA Robbo Cancelo Alonso
            Salah Mount Salah Kulu Ramsey
            Kane

            Schemeical Schar Broja Cucho

            1. Biggsy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Bench players need the focus for me - wouldn't want any on a BB plus you need to downgrade.

              Maybe Mount to Gordon and see what that can do in terms of upgrading?

              Or Maybe lose one Salah as I don't think you need two 😉

              1. JollyGoodYellows
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Cheers. Bench has gone to pot over the last few weeks. Haha it was meant to be Saka.
                What are your thoughts on Schar + Mount + Kane + Broja + Cucho > Laporte + KDB (C) + Pukki + Nketiah + João Pedro (-12)?

                1. Biggsy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Tough, wouldn't want to lose Kane but KDB does provide some back-up on that front. If you're willing to gamble it could work.

                  1. JollyGoodYellows
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    No Son or Kane is a gamble but I'm 40 points behind in my ML so I've got to do something. Do you have any other suggestions?

          7. The Units
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            What to do with this lot? Was.going to FH36 but now FH37 looks better I think. 1ft & 0.3 itb.

            Ramsdale
            TAA Robbo Cancelo James
            Salah Martinelli Saka Kulu Cout
            (K)ane

            Sanchez Cash Broja Gelhardt

            James to Laporte?

            1. Biggsy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I think its a good front six. James and maybe Robbo at risk of single games.

              James to Laporte a good move. Assuming Robbo starts tonight and doesn't get hooked early he might be a risk, but given his form I can't see it being sensible to take a hit to lose him.

              1. The Units
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 12 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Thanks. I think my transfer is locked in then.

            2. JollyGoodYellows
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Looks like the sensible move.

          8. CAVEAT KING
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Pras; in my view you are the best of all when it comes to FPL information. i love listening to you.

            1. Pras (FPL)
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Thanks man, much appreciated.

          9. EL tridente
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Weghorts and KWP to Nketiah and Laporte for a hit?

            1. Arteta
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I say yes.

          10. Francescoli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Right bench? Or should I squeeze James on field?

            Schmeichel
            Alonso Robertson Cancelo
            Salah Son Saka Kulu
            Werner Nketiah Richarlison

            Dubravka James Ramsey Amartey

            1. Biggsy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Probably wouldn't take James ahead of that 11. But it is a risk - he's either due another haul, or found his groove with these recent 2 pointers...

            2. Arteta
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I would rather start James than Werner.

              1. Francescoli
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Wow ok

              2. mynameisq
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                100% it's not even close

          11. Gunnerssss
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            What to do with sterling and havertz? Defnitely both not gonna play two games for gw 36 right

            1. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 12 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I would get rid.

              1. Gunnerssss
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                So get kdb?

                1. The Units
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 12 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Yep

            2. Biggsy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Considering thats a lot of money you could probably spend on players with more assured gametime, i'd ship them out

            3. Arteta
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I sold Kai last week and would do it again. Even though the pattern goes like: awful DGW22 (1 point), amazing DGW28 (26 points) and (below) average DGW34 (8 points). In 36 anything could happen.

          12. Kitman
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            So i was always goign to do Son > De Bruyne and Werner > Richarlison (2FTs) for GW36

            I'm now thinking maybe Mount > De Bruyne and Werner > Nketiah (plus Rodriguez > Fodder for a -4 might be a prime move to give me a midfield 3 of Salah, KDB, Son

            Thoughts?

            1. Arteta
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I think I prefer the second option and players.

              1. The Units
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 12 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                This

            2. The Mentaculus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Yeah second option sounds great

          13. Gazza2000
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            What moves would you make here?
            Have some ideas but I’m open for some suggestions.

            2 FT 0.0 ITB, FH in GW37.

            Ramsdale
            TAA Cancelo James
            Salah Saka Kulusevski Martinelli Mount
            Kane Weghorst

            Foster Broja Schar Doherty

            1. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 12 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Weggy to fodder and Doherty to Laporte.

              1. Gazza2000
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Cheers, that’s the most sensible move I guess.

                1. The Units
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 12 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Other option to Weggy to Richarlison. But Everton away record is crap.

          14. Mr Ozil
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Morning All,

            FH active, what would you change in the below team?

            Mendy
            Alonso Laporte Cancelo TAA
            Mount Salah KDB Saka
            Richarlison Nketiah

            subs: Foster Gordon Tavares 4.5

            1. Gazza2000
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Mount to Foden, Alonso to Matip depending on minutes midweek

            2. The Mentaculus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Mount, Richarlison & Alonso ➡ Son & someone(s)?

          15. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            FH took 5 mins.

            Kasper
            Taa Cancelo Laporte Alonso
            Salah Son Saka KdB
            Nkitah Dennis

            Gordon

            1. Gazza2000
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Like it

            2. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Not much different from the template and therefore not a free hit with much upside, not for me

              1. Christina.
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 12 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                huh?
                52% of top 10k have used fh2 so I'm happy with having mine to play
                I'm up against a BB in a ML I'm leading by 6 pts...he only has Salah/KdB/Alonso/Taa of that lot...I prefer owning my lot over his Broja, KdH, Cedric, Madison, Ramsey, Ollie & co

            3. Hairy Potter
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I like it, similar to mine, but I might go with Kulu in midfield rather than Nketiah up front. Still deciding on 442 or 451.

          16. Champions League Varane
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Start 1. Thanks

            Dennis (Palace A, Everton H)
            Gordon (Leicester A, Watford A)

          17. G00LI0
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Is coutinho to saka this week worth it?