Scout Notes

Dias + Maddison injury news as Nketiah stars for Arsenal: FPL notes

We round up the key Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points from Sunday’s four Double Gameweek 36 fixtures in our Scout Notes summary.

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GOALS, ASSISTS AND BONUS

INJURIES AND BANS

Ruben Dias (£6.2m) limped off with a hamstring injury at half-time on Sunday, with Pep Guardiola revealing he will not play again this season, along with Kyle Walker (£5.4m) and John Stones (£5.2m).

“Ruben (Dias), Kyle (Walker) and John (Stones) are out until the end of the season. Next pre-season maybe they will be ready. (Ruben’s problem is) muscular. Not the same position, but hamstring. He has had a problem in his ankle for a long time.” – Pep Guardiola

And with Nathan Ake (£4.7m) also carrying a knock, they could be down to “three defenders” for their trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday.

“It happened in the game against Leeds. Still, he (Ake) has a little niggle and doesn’t feel comfortable. Maybe not (ready) for Wolves, but maybe for the next two.

We have Joao (Cancelo), Oleks (Zinchenko) and Aymeric (Laporte). Otherwise we have to play CJ (Egan-Riley) or Luke Mbete.

If Rodri has to play in that position, it is not a problem, or if we have to play someone from the Academy. We have 13 players available for these games. No more than that, plus Academy. 

When we do that, everyone has to do more to help our absences and the problem we have. It is what it is. We arrive with problems. Today we had three defenders in the second half.

Fernandinho played well against Callum Wilson. That’s what we have to do.” – Pep Guardiola

James Maddison (£6.9m) was missing from the Leicester City matchday squad because of a tight hamstring, although Brendan Rodgers did sound fairly optimistic about his chances for Wednesday.

The Foxes boss also issued updates on full-backs Ricardo Pereira (£5.2m) and James Justin (£4.9m), both of whom missed out.

“Hopefully James (Maddison) will be okay for Wednesday. Ricky (Pereira), it’s questionable if he will play over the next couple of weeks. JJ (Justin), you remember he fell on his shoulder at Roma, there’s a dislocation there. We have to see if he’s going to be able to play in any of the other games.” – Brendan Rodgers

Frank Lampard has revealed Yerry Mina (£4.9m) will have a scan on the calf problem he sustained in Sunday’s 2-1 victory at Leicester City on Monday, and says he is hopeful the issue which forced Vitalii Mykolenko (£4.9m) off midway through the second half was “just cramp”.

“Yerry had a small feeling in his calf. We don’t know (how bad it is yet). Hopefully it isn’t a tear. He felt it in his calf, so he had to come off. We’re hoping it’s not a high-level injury and we can keep him involved in the next two weeks. He will have a scan tomorrow (Monday).

With Myko (Mykolenko), we hope it was just cramp. It would be a result if that is the case.” – Frank Lampard

Three players also took a knock for West Ham United, although David Moyes didn’t seem to think they were too serious in the aftermath.

Mick’s (Antonio) got a bit of a knock on his hip. Dawson took one in the calf, and Said’s (Benrahma) could have been his ankle – I’ve not had the chance to see it yet – so hopefully they’ll all be okay. I don’t think they looked that serious.” – David Moyes

Bukayo Saka (£6.7m) is “fine” according to Mikel Arteta despite his 67th-minute withdrawal, while Ben White (£4.6m) has a chance to feature on Thursday.

“I think so, he’s started to do a little bit of work on the pitch and we want everyone available for that game because it’s so important. – Mikel Arteta on Ben White

Mathias Normann (£4.5m) missed out due to a thigh injury at Norwich City, while Luke Ayling (£4.3m) will miss the rest of Leeds United’s season after picking up a straight red card against Arsenal.

FPL TALKING POINTS

NKETIAH AT THE DOUBLE

The most-bought player for Double Gameweek 36, Eddie Nketiah (£5.5m), started his fifth successive Premier League match for Arsenal on Sunday, and responded to Mikel Arteta’s call by netting another brace.

The cut-price forward has now produced 29 points in his last four outings, posting team-leading totals for goal attempts (17), shots in the box (12), efforts on target (nine), big chances (four) and penalty box touches (26) in that time.

As for Arsenal, they will head into Thursday’s north London derby four points clear of Tottenham Hotspur, knowing a win will secure Champions League football for 2022/23.

“We know that and we have earned the right to play that game in that context. We started the season with nine or 10 players out and playing the best two teams in Europe. Winning any match is extremely difficult. We are going to prepare for the game as best as we can.” – Mikel Arteta on Thursday’s north London derby and knowing victory will seal a Champions League spot

However, despite conceding just three shots to Leeds United, they still failed to keep a clean sheet and have now gone seven top-flight matches without a shut-out.

MESLIER AND AYLING’S ERRORS

Leeds United edged closer to relegation on Sunday as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at the Emirates.

And it was a first-half horror show which cost them, with ‘keeper Illan Meslier (£4.8m) gifting Nketiah his opener after he failed to control a backpass, before Luke Ayling was sent off for a reckless challenge after VAR intervention.

Worryingly, the Whites’ goal difference now stands at -35, compared to relegation rivals Burnley and Everton, who are on -17 and -19 respectively.

Their next game is at home to Chelsea on Wednesday, before they round off the season against Brighton and Hove Albion and Brentford.

“I think we had a really bad start and dug a hole for ourselves which we didn’t need to. At half-time we talked about keeping our composure and treating the game like it was 0-0. That’s what we did. Obviously, we are in a difficult situation. We have now lost two right-backs for the season in two matches. We have to regroup and figure out what we can do. Our backs are against the wall. We are in the relegation zone but we have to fight for our lives. When I came here two months ago I knew this was not going to be easy. The group has stayed strong. Our second-half performance highlights the character of the people we have here. The fans and the support at this club is unreal. We want to put a performance on the pitch that honours that support.” – Jesse Marsch

In terms of their FPL assets, the two most popular – Raphinha (£6.3m) and Joe Gelhardt (£4.7m) – had days to forget for differing reasons. The Brazilian struggled to get into the game, was booked and then replaced in the second-half, while budget forward Gelhardt – making his first Premier League start since the reverse fixture against Arsenal in December – was sacrificed early in the wake of Ayling’s red card.

IN-FORM EVERTON

Everton will head to Watford in midweek on the back of successive Premier League wins, which has seen them move out of the relegation zone with a one-point safety cushion.

Despite having the worst away record in the top flight in 2021/22 with just one win and three draws from 16 games heading into Double Gameweek 36, the Toffees found a cure for their travel sickness at the King Power Stadium, as they registered a massive 2-1 victory.

Richarlison (£7.5m), who started despite soreness in his ankle, grabbed the assist for Mason Holgate’s (£4.2m) winner – his sixth attacking return in his last seven appearances – but it was undoubtedly Jordan Pickford (£4.8m) who was the star of the show, as he racked up six points despite conceding thanks to six saves and bonus.

“He’s in great form and he’s getting the recognition he rightly deserves. A couple of big saves for us and you need those top-level players to produce. I think we’re building confidence. At Goodison we’ve been great but the away form has held us back.” – Frank Lampard on Jordan Pickford

Mykolenko netted a stunning volley from the edge of the penalty area, his first goal since signing for Everton, and along with Pickford, Richarlison and Anthony Gordon (£4.7m), will be popular targets for Double Gameweek 37, especially for those on a Free Hit.

LEICESTER’S SET-PIECE WOES

Familiar problems were on show for Leicester City at the King Power on Sunday, as they conceded from a corner yet again.

Defending set plays has been a real problem for the Foxes throughout 2021/22: no side has allowed more chances to be created from dead-ball situations, while their expected goals conceded (xGC) tally from set plays is also a league-worst.

“The biggest disappointment was the corner. They had one corner in the game and to concede from that… I changed the system to try to put extra height into the team. We have lacked the profile of player. Today it wasn’t that, it was just sheer determination and the lack of that to defend the ball into the box. That’s on me, I need to keep looking at this year to try to make it right before the summer when we can do something about it.” – Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers’ side have had a difficult time of late and are winless in their seven most recent matches in all competitions.

They also look short of confidence and energy, which is an important factor to consider ahead of their Gameweek 37 double-header against Watford and Chelsea.

BRILLIANT BOWEN

Let’s take a moment to appreciate the impact of Jarrod Bowen (£6.8m) in FPL this season.

The winger supplied a trio of assists for the second time this season against Norwich City, having done so against Watford in Gameweek 20.

As a result, only Mohamed Salah (£13.3m) and Son Heung-min (£11.0m) have provided more attacking returns than the West Ham man in 2021/22, with his current Premier League tally standing at 10 goals and 17 assists.

Michail Antonio (£7.4m), meanwhile, netted his first Premier League goal since New Year’s Day, while Said Benrahma’s (£5.9m) brace of goals was a throwback to the start of the season, when he raced out of the blocks with four attacking returns in the opening two weeks.

CITY BOUNCE BACK

Man City shrugged off the disappointment of their Champions League semi-final exit by claiming a comfortable 5-0 win over Newcastle United.

The victory leaves them three points clear of Liverpool, with a now-superior goal difference and just three games remaining.

“We talked about that at half-time – the importance of the win. It could have been 3-1 (with a big Newcastle chance) and after we scored two goals at the end, there’s a big difference.” – Pep Guardiola on goal difference

Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m), Rodri (£5.5m) and Phil Foden (£7.9m) scored in between Raheem Sterling (£10.5m) goals, although it was Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m) – deployed in the left attacking channel for much of the game – who was undoubtedly the star performer.

Indeed, owners can count themselves a little unfortunate to end the game with six points, as the Belgian playmaker created three big chances for his team-mates, more than any other player in the Gameweek so far.


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534 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Atimis
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    would you FH37 or 38?

    Ederson
    TAA/Robo/Cancelo/Alonso
    Salah/KDB/Mount/Saka/Kulu
    Pukki

    1. Connor's Calling
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Might as well roll the dice on GW37 doubles no? I am!

    2. popey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      bar Pukki that team looks great for 38 so FH 37 and take a punt on likes of zaha, watkins etc for the double, without muddying up your squad for 38

    3. Clintymints
      • 13 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      FH

      Very similar team and 50/50 but gona go for it this week

  2. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    BB didn't activate. 5 points so far 🙂

    1. Finding Timo
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Better than me!

    2. Connor's Calling
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      I’d love to know what I’ve made on BB over the years. If it averages over 6 points I’d be amazed. Always a disaster!

    3. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      6 here 🙂

    4. NorCal Villan
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I have 9 points and three of the four get a second bite at the apple

    5. Feanor
      • 13 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Only 8 points so far from my BB; Pickford with 6 and Gordon with 2.

      And I have Matip, Bernardo and Tavares with zero minutes played. Typical.

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        6

    6. Monty the Magpie
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Bench Boosting GW1 next year, unless FPL HQ create a chip I can get excited about.

      1. Kermit Special
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Looks a good bet

      2. Finding Timo
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I think I will be straight after WC

      3. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        This season BB was an issue. But we really don't know what happens next season. Therefore I plan to be calm. (However, if I happen to have far too strong bench again any week, I may just simply play it.)

      4. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Just do it on a week when you’ve got a benching headache methinks

      5. Geriatric Unathletic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        19 on the bench thus far. Wish I had a bench boost, lol :(.

    7. Josh.E
        1 month, 23 days ago

        is white likely to play at spurs?

        1. Kermit Special
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Yes, according to Arteta

        2. Tonyawesome69
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Arteta on Ben White's fitness:

          "I think so [he'll be available against Tottenham]. He's starting to do a little bit of work on the pitch. We want everyone available."

        3. Josh.E
            1 month, 23 days ago

            thanks all, how about maddison?

            1. T88MYE
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Laporte first sub, hopefully bad news!

        4. Clintymints
          • 13 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Would you FH this lot

          Schmeichel Foster
          Trent Laporte Cancelo Alonso Emerson
          Salah KdB Son Kulu Gordon
          Watkins Pukki Dennis?

          I mean the doubles aren't great but surely it's the week for the FH. Load up on Everton, Villa, Zaha etc... Probably only change 5/6 players at the end of the day. At the same time it hardly makes sense on the final week really

          1. Connor's Calling
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            As above - surely might as well.

          2. Connor's Calling
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            I’ve got a very similar team - and I’m rolling the dice on FH37

          3. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Probably yeah

          4. Tonyawesome69
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Yeah I think so but like you said not many changes. Your team is strong for 38 as well

          5. Clintymints
            • 13 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Yep solid point and similar thinking, smoke em if ya got em seems to be the order

            Cheers guys

        5. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          First possible Green Arrow in a LOOONNNNG time! 11 out of 13 reds before this! Hope it stays!

          Up to 2.8k 🙂

        6. Tonyawesome69
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Early transfer thoughts.
          A. Jesus to Rich
          B. Kulu to Zaha
          C. Both (-4)
          D. Other suggestion

          1FT 0.5ITB - No chips left
          Schmeichel
          TAA Robbo Cancelo Laporte James
          Salah Saka Son Kulu
          Jesus
          (Steele Brownhill Gelhardt Greenwood)

        7. putana
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Hoping for a high scoring NLD. Spurs obviously have to go for the win

          1. Klaren
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Considering teams don’t usually need to do much to score against Arsenal, they might focus on not conceding to be honest.

          2. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            1-2 Arsenal I reckon

            1. putana
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              cant see spurs only scoring one in a must win game against that arsenal defence

        8. Bonus magnet
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Early planning for next GW

          Lloris
          Robbo Laporte Mykolenko* Cash*
          Gordon Buendia KdB Son
          Iheanacho Jesus

          Krul Dennis Alonso Harrison

          Thinking -4
          Harrison + Lloris -> Pickford + Gallagher

          1. Tonyawesome69
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Not a fan of those moves.

            Do you have enough to do jesus to rich and Harrison to Zaha

        9. PLerix
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Dubravka (1), Raphinha (0), Adams (0) and Justin (0)

          Great week for me to BB

          Raph and Justin have one game left, but come on.

          1. lugs
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            that's rough, it will be a gw1 BB for me again next season, got 11 pts doing it this year which is a haul compared to some i've seen in the dgw's 😆

        10. Klaren
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Would you FH the below team in 37 or save for 38?

          Schmeichel
          TAA Laporte Sessegnon Mykolenko
          Salah Son Coutinho* Kulusevski
          Watkins Richarlison

          Bench: Ramsdale, Nketiah, James, Raphinha

          I’d probably do Coutinho to Zaha or Buendia and probably get a 6th DGW player for a hit if not free hitting.

        11. Nightf0x
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Sch (foster)
          Taa can alonso (laporte taylor)
          mount madds salah son (gordon)
          Richar toney nketiah

          Will probably FH38, which?

          A) g2g, dont use the ft
          B) laporte to digne/mayko
          C) taylor to holgate/chambers/jonny
          D) mount/madds to saka/tross/zaha/buendia/kulu
          E) FH37

          1. Eight Season Wonder
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Alonso apparently finished now. So may want to consider him to be transferred out

            1. Bennerman
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Some bloke on twitter said he'd 'been told', some bloke told you (and is telling everyone), now you're telling everyone.

              1. Mr. O'Connell hates DG…
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Ah, the wonders of the internet.

                1. Bennerman
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  I'd say dangers, not wonders

                    1. Bennerman
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 23 days ago

                      That would make sense if you weren't the guy feverishly promulgating the rumour!

                      1. Mr. O'Connell hates DG…
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 23 days ago

                        It's a harmless rumour at least. By next deadline we'll know if it carries any weight (if he's not in the squad for the Leeds match or the Cup Final squad).

                        1. Bennerman
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 23 days ago

                          It's not harmless if people make decisions based on it, though – and it's not as though you are flagging it and saying 'this is just a rumour, some bloke on the internet'. You're saying 'he finished' etc.

                          We all have responsibility not to mislead, and to speak in good faith.

                          1. NorCal Villan
                              1 month, 23 days ago

                              We all also have responsibility to make sure we are not mislead. Do your due diligence

          2. Connor's Calling
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            GW37 FH attempt: zero cash to upgrade

            Pickford
            Cash Robertson Cancelo
            Son Coutinho Zaha Mahrez
            Kane Watkins Richarlson

            Steele Gordon Alt Nouri Tsimkas

            Worries = Mahrez punt, 2 x Villa attackers….

            1. Eight Season Wonder
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Oh wow haha. What timing.

            2. Klaren
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Source isn’t reliable at all, seems more like an educated guess and pretending to be ITK.

              1. Baps hunter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Well... We shall find out before next deadline. Unfortunately with my luck Alonso will get me only 1 pt this week and I have to ditch him for Digne and take -4 🙁

              2. Baps hunter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Creating a story about bust up isn't likely imo. If there hadn't been one, the story teller would lose his credibility fast. For the trolls there are safer way to be "ITK" and have explanation ready if their guess isn't correct.

                1. Klaren
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  The fact that he got subbed out in a 0-0 game at half time without any injury, coupled with Tuchel's statement on the matter, shows he is out of favour at the moment and it's already known that he is leaving the club at the end of the season. With the number of remaining games, it is likely he might not play again.

                  So creating a story to pretend to be ITK is very likely in my opinion.

            3. Sun Jihai
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Will mean Cash/Digne ownership will go up a lot I guess!

              1. Mr. O'Connell hates DG…
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Good. They can join in the misery with the rest of is GW37 FHers.

          3. Eight Season Wonder
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Any news on Alonso HT sub?

            1. Mr. O'Connell hates DG…
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              He's finished.

            2. Baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Check above^ This may cost me my top 10k finish this season.

          4. The-Red-1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Mahrez (c).

            In the dust!!

            1. lugs
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              he can still outscore Salah so i wouldn't worry about it yet

            2. Clintymints
              • 13 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Worth a risk

          5. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Play Nketiah or Saka next week??

            1. drughi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 12 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Both

              1. Warby84
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Sa
                Trent Robertson Cancelo Cash
                Gordon Zaha Saka Salah De Bruyne
                Watkins

                Rams Nketiah Burn

                So who would you bench??

                1. Eight Season Wonder
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  That's in the correct order IMO.

            2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Ask me again after NLD

              1. Warby84
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                True

          6. Willesden Mariner
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Zaha or Kulu or Trossard? in FH37

            1. drughi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 12 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Zaha

            2. Warby84
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Zaha

            3. Deulofail
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Zaha

            4. Baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              I am considering Zaha for -4. He has double and possible plum home game gw 38.

            5. Clintymints
              • 13 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Zaha

          7. POTATO
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Laporte gets a clean sheet and a goal but no bonus. KdB gets an assist and a YC and a bonus. Interesting.

            1. Baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Who was MOTM and why?

          8. Eight Season Wonder
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Current team be like;
            (w/ 2FTs left I feel its probs not worth using remaining FH chip until GW38 where I believe it will do more damage).
            -----------------------------------------------------
            KASPER
            Trent - Laporte - CASH - Emerson Royal - (Alonso)
            Salah(c) - Sonny(vc) - Foden - GORDON - (J.RAMSEY)
            Kane - Nketiah - (WEGHORST)
            -----------------------------------------------------
            If reports are to be believed... I can do;
            A). *Alonso & Weghorst OUT; HOLGATE & RICHARLISON IN.
            B). Try and fit Zaha in somewhere...
            C). Rip it all up and Free Hit.

            1. Baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              That team with triple Spurs isn't bad for gw 38 and FH 37 might have big upside. Depends a lot whether you are chasing or protecting. That extra ft is only 4 pts after all. No need to hurry with the decision.

              1. Eight Season Wonder
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Yep, I can have a mini WC for -4 if needed. I am 47K, bug haven't been looking at ML tables tbh. maybe I should 😉 but what I have seen is that majority are using FH 37...

                I just wanted to be different and use on final GW as the upside of that is tremendous (I done so a few years back)
                cheers mate

          9. Deulofail
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Current FH team with 0.9 ITB.
            WIll likely change a chunk around before Sunday.

            Pickford
            Cash Digne Mykolenko
            Salah Diaz Son Zaha
            Richarlison Watkins Lukaku

            Fodder | Clyne, Tsimikas, Noble

            1. Baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              With Mykolenko in your team ypu certainly will.

            2. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 12 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              ah the Lakaku lure

              1. Deulofail
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                I hope I can persuade myself. My rival is a Chelsea fan with Havertz in his team.

          10. The Red Devil
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Now that Everton seem to have turned their form around, thoughts on Schmeichel to Pickford on free for 37?

            1. Sun Jihai
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              If no pressing issues
              Schmeichel might get 2x CS with Watford and if Chelsea play Werner and Havertz up top

              1. The Red Devil
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Got Alonso & James too
                Might save FT too & then get kane on last day

            2. Clintymints
              • 13 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Could be ok, no faith in Leicester

          11. DA Minnion (Former great)
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            As I suspected , a bust up between Alonso and Tuchel at half time the reason he was substituted yesterday. Won't see him again this week.

            1. Sun Jihai
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Yep, proper sources now talking about it
              1 point in a DGW vs. Wolves and Leeds and a forced transfer out, greeeeeaaaaattt

              https://twitter.com/Nathan_Gissing/status/1523418136690585601?cxt=HHwWgsCjnaquoqQqAAAA
              More: The feeling inside the dressing room is this could be Alonso’s final game in a #CFC shirt this season or maybe ever, with the Spaniard’s priority is to return to Spain this summer.
              Barça working on it & is seen as a possibility. Contacts between the agents & the club.

              Understand Marcos Alonso was subbed off at half-time against Wolves due to a bust-up between Tuchel.

              Sources tell me it was described as a “heated exchange”.

              Marcos’ priority is to leave Chelsea this summer with Barça working on it.

            2. Bennerman
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              You were there?

              1. DA Minnion (Former great)
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                No , watched it on TV but spotted just before half time Alonso looking over to the bench as if he was getting a telling off by someone and then tearing off up the field trying to make amends. I posted this this morning as I felt Tuchel must have given him a rollocking . Obviously spilled over into half time then.

            3. Baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Simply sums up this season.

            4. Clintymints
              • 13 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Damnit, out for FH anyways

          12. KUN+10
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Vardy (c) too risky? Chasing 40 points and opponent has FH.

            1. Deulofail
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              They have another game to play yet

            2. lugs
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              yeah he won't start 2 games, and knowing Rodgers he will probably save him for the Chelsea game

            3. Clintymints
              • 13 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Not sure I'd risk em

          13. camarozz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Of all the defenders to pick on a FH it had to be Mina hadn't it?

            And of the two keepers Pickford or Schmeichel I had to pick the latter hadn't I.

            Yep I sure did.

            1. putana
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              mina pick really unlucky considering the cheaper option holgate scored

            2. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 12 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              story of the 50/50 decision season

          14. putana
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            really unlucky for alonso owners. Thought he was a great pick this week and would have brought in if I could afford it

          15. Big Ronnie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Not sure about FH37 now. 20 points ahead of rival and only players i'm worried about are Son and Richarlison. FH 37 or 38? Current team below.

            Schmeichel*
            TAA, Cancelo, Laporte, Cash*
            Salah, KDB, Saka, Kulu, KDH*
            Watkins*

            Foster, Alonso, Nketiah, Pukki

          16. tempest
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            This feels like a tasty FH? Any obvious changes?

            Martinez
            Robbo/Cash/Coleman
            KDB/ Salah/ Son/ Zaha/ Gordon
            Watkins/ Rich

            Guita/ Mitchell/ Nketiah/ Davies

            1. Clintymints
              • 13 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              All the hits I like maybe coleman for other

              1. tempest
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Yeah, he’s the one I don’t love - don’t know who the best Everton defender pick is?

                1. Clintymints
                  • 13 Years
                  1 month, 23 days ago

                  Prob go for Pickford with the saves and invest in cash/digne

            2. Deulofail
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              I'm not sure why KDB's so popular on a FH tbh
              I think Gordon is BB player at best. On a FH, you can probably do better by downgrading the bench and moving things around.
              Why Coleman over Myk, out of interest?

              1. tempest
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                All good questions. Have changed to Pickford with Digne.

                KDB just because of his performance today and being out of other comps.

                Struggling for a better option that Gordon. Can spend another mill but can’t see good options?

          17. Clintymints
            • 13 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            On this day 12 years ago I was ranked 17th in FPL, only one direction from those highs 😆

            1. camarozz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Wow. My best was 780 a few years ago. Again long way down since..

              1. Clintymints
                • 13 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Good while it lasted, I think I finished 127 that year. Glory days!