Scout Notes

Rests and rotation, Reece James in midfield and Maddison’s form: FPL notes

We round up the key Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points from Thursday’s final three Double Gameweek 37 fixtures in our Scout Notes summary.

The graphics below are taken from LiveFPL, Ragabolly’s excellent website, and our own Premium Members Area.

GOALS, ASSISTS AND BONUS

INJURIES AND BANS

Ronaldo's goals, Chelsea's wing-backs, wasteful Havertz: FPL notes

Kai Havertz (£7.9m) was among the returnees from injury on Thursday evening, coming off the bench for the last 12 minutes of Chelsea’s draw with Leicester.

Brendan Rodgers hopes to have Youri Tielemans (£6.4m) back available on the final day after the Belgian missed out at Stamford Bridge, while James Justin (£4.9m) was another absentee due to illness.

Matthew Lowton (£4.4m) will miss Burnley’s final match of the season after being sent off at Villa Park for serious foul play but Mike Jackson hopes to have “maybe a couple” of his currently sidelined players back for Gameweek 38, having recovered James Tarkowski (£4.9m) on Thursday.

FPL TALKING POINTS

RESTED FOR GAMEWEEK 38?
Who are the best FPL captain options for Double Gameweek 34?

There were a number of notable omissions from the teamsheets on Thursday evening which would, you’d think, increase the chances of Gameweek 38 starts for the players affected.

Mason Mount (£7.7m) was an unused substitute in Chelsea’s draw with Leicester, while Danny Ings (£7.7m) and Philippe Coutinho (£7.1m) were handed second-half cameos off the bench in Aston Villa’s clash with Burnley. Conor Gallagher (£6.0m) was also benched by Patrick Vieira at Goodison Park.

Five of the six teams in action on Thursday night have, wait for it, “nothing to play for” on the final day of the season, so you’re not quite sure what the respective managers may do in Gameweek 38; we have already seen the head coaches of the comfortably mid-table Villa and Palace hand run-outs to squad players in the run-in, for instance.

Turnarounds of less than 72 hours may also have to be considered, with the likes of James Maddison (£6.9m), Reece James (£6.4m), Marcos Alonso (£5.7m) and Richarlison (£7.6m) all handed 90-minute run-outs on Thursday and Jamie Vardy (£10.3m) and Ollie Watkins (£7.5m) both getting 78 minutes.

Fatigue may be less of a concern than normal given that a summer’s breather follows but there is still the nagging uncertainty over what Messrs Vieira, Gerrard, Tuchel, Rodgers and Lampard will do in Gameweek 38 as a result of their sides being out of any final-day scramble to avoid the drop or seal a European spot.

JAMES IMPRESSES

While the extended game-time might be a minor concern, Reece James (£6.4m) delivered a beautifully timed Gameweek 38 audition.

Registering four goal attempts and three chances created, he had the highest expected goal involvement (xGI) figure of any player on show at Stamford Bridge. The England international was even pushed into a more advanced central midfield role for the final half an hour.

Above: Reece James had more final-third touches (67) than the entire Leicester team on Thursday

It was his ‘pitching wedge’ assist for Marcos Alonso (£5.7m) that brought the scores level in west London and owners of the Chelsea defenders ought to feel miffed that they didn’t have clean sheets to go with their attacking returns, as the Foxes registered only two shots on goal all match – one of which, from James Maddison (£6.9m), found the back of the net – and Jamie Vardy (£10.3m) was restricted to three touches in the opposition half.

Elsewhere, those managers with Mount and Havertz in their squads will have been encouraged to see disappointing displays from Christian Pulisic (£7.9m) and Romelu Lukaku (£11.4m) in their steads.

Maddison meanwhile made it 20 attacking returns in his last 22 appearances, a run that dates back to Gameweek 13. His average points tally per start in that time (7.1, below) is one of the best in the division:

AND THEN THERE WERE TWO

Everton’s dramatic win over Crystal Palace has now made them mathematically safe and means that it’s a straight fight between Leeds United and Burnley for the final relegation spot.

The Toffees supplied two of the five biggest scorers of Gameweek 37 (the other three are on Leicester’s books), with the most-captained player in the top 10k, Richarlison (£7.7m), notching his ninth attacking return in 10 games.

Moving to the flanks to accommodate Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.5m) hasn’t really done his goal threat much harm, as nine goal attempts were registered across the two Double Gameweek fixtures.

Above: Richarlison’s touch heatmap in Gameweek 37 shows him plenty involved in central areas and inside the opposition box, despite the move to a wing role

Calvert-Lewin’s season meanwhile is neatly bookending: having scored in Gameweeks 1-3 and done precious little since in an injury-ravaged campaign, he’s now bagged back-to-back goals going into the final weekend and looked back to his old self against Palace. He’s a candidate for our summer Sleeper series ahead of next season and it’ll be interesting to see how he is priced in FPL for 2022/23.

Anthony Gordon (£4.7m) owners had scant reward, however, with the young winger barely making it to 60 minutes before being hooked. After another display lacking in end product, and with substitute Demarai Gray (£5.4m) having an impact, a Gameweek 38 start would have to be called into question.

BARNES STORMING

If you’re looking for a cheap-o forward for the final day of the season, perhaps as an emergency bench option on a Free Hit, then Ashley Barnes (£5.2m) – don’t laugh – might be worth a look.

On penalties and again given the nod ahead of Wout Weghorst (£6.3m) up top, the long-serving striker converted from the spot to hand Burnley an early advantage at Villa Park. Yes, that was his first goal in 15 months – but he’s barely been on the field in that time due to injury. He had also been centrimetres from scoring against Spurs on Sunday, seeing an effort from range thwack the upright.

The Clarets may need to beat Newcastle in Gameweek 38 to survive; currently, all they have to do is match Leeds’ result.


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  1. K4pril
      1 month, 16 days ago

      First? Oo

      has been 62p agead in ML and just becouse i ddint capitan Richarlsion now i am 41p ahead...

      My oponent:
      1FT 2.9 mil in bank

      Ramsdale,pickford
      TAA, Cancelo, Cash, Ati Nouri, Tsimikas
      Saka, Gordon, Son, Mount, Countinho
      Kane, Mateta,Richarlison

      My guess is that he will do 2/3 transfer (cash + countinho + ?) for -8 or even more

      My team:
      Schmeichel, pickford
      TAA, Cancelo, Laporte, Alonso, Cash
      Son, KDB, Zaha, Countinho, Gordon
      Watkins. Richarlison, Nketiah

      a) KDB to Mount and Watkins to Kane is a no brainer.
      b) KDB to Mount and Watkins to Kane and since i belive he take hits Cash to James and Coutninho to Kulu for -8

      If he dont take hits that reduces my lead to only 33p

      With is beter? ;x

      1. K4pril
          1 month, 16 days ago

          other option due to budget is

          C) Kdb to Mount, Wakins to Kane, Cash to sesengon

        • Boberella
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Wouldn't get rid of KDB. I'd just swap Watkins and Cout for Maddy/Barnes and Toney.

      2. MidTableFantasy
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Who is your punt for the final GW?

        1. lugs
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Bernardo, he's the only City attack i can afford, but it feels like the type of big game where he can step up and get a haul 🙂

        2. Mozumbus
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Lukaku, hoping he'll start. WC38.

          • MFC86
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            I was all for getting rid of Havertz but I think he could start now

            1. Echoes
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Same. Was thinking Havertz -> Maddison, not sure now.

          • noissimbus
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Some considerable punts imo: DCL, Joelinton, Welbeck
              Bruno G, Rodri, Eriksen, Eze
              Fofana, Cucurella, Ake
              Pope, Raya

          • GW37 Rough with the Smooth
            RedLightning
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Rough with the Smooth, Gameweek 37.

            How did your Gameweek go?

            You can share your tales of joy and woe here.

            1. Mozumbus
                1 month, 16 days ago

                FH37 103
                BB36 137
                OR jumped from 284k before GW36 to 142k.
                Can I squeeze into 100k with WC38?

              • MidTableFantasy
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Rough- got Zaha instead of Maddison... ....... .................. ..........................
                Smooth- got Richarlison (C) in for Dennis which both saved my week and, more importantly, got Dennis out of my team.

              • MFC86
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Free hit team getting over double what my none free hit team would have got

              • Sailboats
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Smooth - FH success with Richarlison (c). 102 points.

              • Scotch Jock
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                For once, all smooth!

                FH 116 points.

                1. Scotch Jock
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  BB GW36 130 points

              • FOMFF
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Smooth - Ri(C)h, Maddison, Matip, Mateta, Ait Nouri off the bench!

                Rough - 0 points from keepers and 1,2,3 pointers from the usually reliables

              • POTATO
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Rough:
                Got my late decisions on a FH wrong between Ings/Watkins Kane/Vardy and Mings/Digne paying too much attention to rumours of bench rests for the denominators.

                Smooth:
                FH37 98pts
                Richarlison(c) and Maddison to the rescue!

              • lugs
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Rough
                Ings(c) fail, for some reason i chose to bring him in and cap him after taking a -8 instead of getting Richarlison which was my original plan, only a 32pt difference between the 2 in the end 🙁

                Smooth
                89-8 meant a green arrow despite the cap fail, thanks to double digit hauls from Maddison, Vardy*, Matip, and extra points from Kane, Dubravka, Zaha* & Holgate*

                ( * = brought in as part of the hit with Ings(c), a 17pt profit overall vs outgoing players)

              • McGurn
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 13 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Overall smooth with some big divots.

                1. McGurn
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 13 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Alternatively extra smooth (Vardy and Rich(C)) but the rest of the team a badly ploughed field.

              • RedLightning
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                I played my Free Hit and included Richarlison (19), Maddison (25), Barnes (17) and Vardy (15) in my squad.

                But I benched Maddison and captained Son, and most of my other players blanked, so my Gameweek score was only 81 and I only only got a small green arrow from 45k to 40k.

                Meanwhile, my bench scored a massive 39 (Pope 8, Mings 3, Maddison 25 and Andersen 3).

                1. POTATO
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  That's madd son.

              • noissimbus
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Rough: Doubling Villa & Everton defs but no CS, KDB & Diaz high hopes anti climax, totally dismissed Maddi

                  Tolerable: Solidified 3rd place in ML :/

                  Smooth: Ditched Ings for Vardy(C), Holgate instead of Myko, front three Kane-Vardy-Rich all netted returns

                • Ron_Swanson
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  TC Richarlison - 119 points took me to 40k

                  1. POTATO
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Wow, imagine TC Richarlison paying off!

                    1. POTATO
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      (Not that I'm envious as my TC Salah earned 84 pts earlier in the season)

                  2. McGurn
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 13 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    TC Rich is a spectacular outcome! I have never (or never ever will) come close to that. Well played!

                • Indpush
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  97 on FH. Richarlison C. Had Maddison. Barnes and points first on bench.

                • Boberella
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Rough: Captained Son, Double Everton defence, benched Digne over Tsimikas)
                  Smooth: Owned Maddy, Vardy and Richarlison. Marginal Green arrow.

                • BrutalLogiC
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Had both wc and FH and forgot deadline for 37

                  Maddison with captain in bus team

                • Jayv807
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Smoooth: 114pts on FH which is 35 pts better than my actual team would have scored. Continued my late season push and am up to 39k rank, was still above 200k after GW 32.

                  Rough : Matip/Alonso (on my actual squad) did better than all my FH defenders/ Gk combined

                • Josh.E
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Too smooth BB36 150pts, FH37 102pts, rough: thought Vardy would be benched for Chelsea

                  • DARWIN'S DINOSAURS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    My main rival got 40 points on a FH and I got 119. Behind him all the way until last night and now 10 points ahead. Real smoothe is Everton won and ne had 2 Everton full backs. BIG SMILE

                  • Levi's 501
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    FH 66, another bad week, down from 46k to 53k.
                    Ings(c) and Coutinho nightmare, should have gone with Maddison of course.

                    Targets for final week 2500 points (need 24 more)
                    1st top 100k finish (only about 25 points ahead of 100k now so not comfortable)

                  • Mr. O'Connell hates DG…
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Rough: 9 of 11 blanked on FH. No Leicester. Villa attack benchings.

                    Smooth: Rich (c) and 12 point Davinson Sanchez off the bench bailing me out big time. Also only Alonso returned from my non FH squad. Better to be lucky than good.

                  • wulfrunian
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Jota+Laporte->Son+Sessegnon were my transfers and finally 40 points with 10 players.Coutinho(c),No TAA,Robbo,Foden.I've got Fraser and Broja from the bench.Son,Saka,Cancelo to complete this awful gw.

                  • Van der Faart
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    47 points ahead in ML, to 11 points behind. Disaster of a GW for me. Need a miracle to win now in a ML I've led since about GW25. 58 Point swing. He had all the big scorers this week. Was just outside top 100k with aim of getting into that, dropped down to 170k. This game is pain.

                  • Arteta
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Smooth: Werner ➡ Richarlison.
                    Rough: Everything else, literally. Only Zaha and Kane returned. Ings in for a hit just before the deadline (https://i.gyazo.com/a544f7f745c92a97131321875494ce0c.png) will go down as my worst moment of the season, because he suddenly became my captain (https://i.gyazo.com/1dfaea73e52342bd5f4689954f52305f.png). No Robertson and no Alexander-Arnold, when I needed them the most. White off the bench with - 2.

                    I fell from 15k to 35k and it feels like months of planning and "hard work" was crushed in a single gameweek. Now I really have to go all in with some crazy moves and hope for the best.

                  • harvard
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Rough: Havertz

                    Smooth: Random goals from Alonso and AitNouri after losing the cleans, Watkins controversial goal, Rich captain and a 118 haul for a back to back 100+.

                    Hopefully my FH38 pushes me to top 50/100k from 110k

                  • Rassi
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Pure 100% rough:

                    Points 48 (-8), rank 22k --> 44k, a very comfortable lead lost in my ML.

                  • Deulofail
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Rough:
                    - Removed Alonso (11) and Matip (9) on FH
                    - Benched Barnes (17) for SGWers Son (3) & KDB (2)
                    - Benched Pope (8) for Pickford (4)
                    - Captained Ings who only played 82 mins of his DGW for 3pts

                    Smooth:
                    - 5 assists, 6 goals from Digne, Maddison, Zaha, Richarlison, Vardy
                    - 94pts jumping from 638k to 501k
                    - Reduced my ML deficit from 150+ to 21 points in 3 or 4 weeks. If only I've played Barnes and captained someone good, I'd be 6-16 points ahead gahhhh

                  • No Need
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Don't know why people bother putting their 'roughs' in when we are told the outcome at the end is 100 points or more. If it's rough it's rough like the guys who got 40-50.

                  • RedRo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Rough:

                    Changed captained from Richarlison to Ings at the last minute
                    Played KDB over Maddison (again last minute switch) - Maddison 1st on bench

                    Cost myself 39 points with 2 last minute switches

                  • Diamondgeezer
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Super smooth last 2 weeks. After a smooth season.
                    GW36 176 points with BB.
                    GW37 101 points.
                    Overall rank 296th going into the final week.
                    Sorry for the bragging post, but never had it so good.
                    Good luck to everyone in the final week.

                    1. RedLightning
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 15 days ago

                      Bragging and moaning posts are both welcome in this hot topic, but less so elsewhere!

                  • shirtless
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Smooth: 79 points with no chips. 700k GW rank. Decent. Richarlison(c) repaying coming in for a hit last week. Barnes & Kane now justifying not selling for a -8 last week to get Salah in alongside KdB. Davies chipping in with 6 too who I nearly sold for Digne for a hit. Funny how it works out!

                    Rough: No Trent or Robbo, had the nightmare subs of Schar and Ben White with his -2!

                  • Jambot
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 15 days ago

                    Rough. 107 point lead in ML 9 days ago is now 15 points and may lose after leading since gameweek 1.Also left the top 20K for the first time since gameweek 5. Season was 2 weeks too long.

                • Cheeto__Bandito
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Leicester with a whole 0.05 xg today, not a single shot in the box lol.

                  1. KUN+10
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    But they scored didnt they?

                    1. McGurn
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 13 Years
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Yes, i think some people totally misunderstand statistics!

                • Mozumbus
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    How's she looking, WC38?
                    Dubravka
                    Rudiger Jansson Sessegnon
                    KDB Son Trossard Eriksen
                    Kane Lukaku Toney
                    Ward Tsmiskas Brownhill Kelly

                    1. Kay317
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Not sure lukaku will start. Havertz back

                      1. Mozumbus
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          Thanks. Any suggestions on replacements?

                          1. Kay317
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            How many FT you got? Wouldnt want any other strikers unless you can afford Ronaldo. But id rather downgrade Lukaku and use the cash to bring in a Liverpool mid or Mount/Havertz.

                            1. Mozumbus
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                I'm on WC ;-D
                                Was thinking about Ronaldo.
                                Lukaku against Watford is tempting. Don't you think Mount/Havertz are equally prone to rotation?
                                One piece I'm missing is Cancelo, so if I downgrade Lukaku, I'll probably get him in, plus one more city.

                        • I Must Break You
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          I would do Vardy over Lukaku. $1.1M could upgrade somewhere else... Jansson and Trossard are fine shouts, but there might be slightly better options with a bit of cash

                          1. Kay317
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            Forgot about Vardy. home to Southampton aswell so a great shout.

                          2. Mozumbus
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Thanks. I'm imagining Leicester can rotate and then Southampton is not Watford. Whom would you suggest for Jansson and Trossard in the same price range?

                        • Kay317
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 16 days ago

                          Salah and Kulu to Diaz and Son a wise move?
                          Or better to ditch Saka instead of Kulu?

                          1. I Must Break You
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            This might sound crazy, but I might prefer to have Kulu over Diaz this week. Expecting Spurs to run rampant this weekend. Is there a defender or forward you could upgrade instead of midfield, if you have 2 FT's?

                            1. Kay317
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              I guess I should really have said this, Salah to Diaz (I want Liverpool cover) then one of the following for Son:
                              A) Kulu
                              B) Saka
                              C) Havertz
                              My defence is sorted but I do want Son in my team. He'll be all over it trying to get a couple of goals to get the golden boot.

                          2. Mozumbus
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Keep Kulu, ditch Saka

                              1. Kay317
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                I'm swaying towards that now to be honest. Arsenal seem to have bottled it.

                          3. KUN+10
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            Pickford
                            Digne TAA Robbo Amartey Sessegnon
                            Cout KDB Son Buendia Maddy
                            Vardy Rich Mateta

                            Already did Dias to Sessegnon, anything worth a hit? Considering cout to Bowen or Diaz

                            1. I Must Break You
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              I'm doing Coutinho to Bowen or Kulu

                            2. I Must Break You
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              ...Probably Kulu, as I don't love Bowen away at Brighton. That's a considerably tougher fixture than at relegated Norwich.

                            3. Kay317
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              I'd say Cout to Diaz, Bowen or Kulu is worth a hit. Bowen is on fire again, Diaz always looks dangerous and Kulu is rested and ready to go, all could do well. Bowen highest proven ceiling I guess.

                          4. KanteTouchThis
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            Had an epic collapse this weekend. 1st by 25 in ML. Now 4th and 40 behind first. 14k to 40k OR!

                            Ramsdale Steele
                            James TAA Cancelo Holgate Lamptey
                            Son Diaz Kdb Kulu Coutinho
                            Pukki Broja Cucho

                            5m itb

                            Pukki and cout to Kane and 5.6 mid the right move? Gordon or Odegaard?

                            Thanks in advance.

                            1. McGurn
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 13 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Unlucky, gutting isn't it! Keep going mate. Great midfield but need to improve attack. Sorry, who is Cucho?

                              1. KanteTouchThis
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                Cucho was a mistake that I couldn't get away from

                            2. Brewstercat
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Pukki and Cout to Kane and Eriksen might be nice?
                              Or Pukki and Broja to Kane and Toney?

                              1. KanteTouchThis
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                Great idea on Eriksen. Let me see if I can fit him in

                            3. JonSnow
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Unlucky mate, been a year of huge swings. Kane+Eriksen and cap Kane over Son. Or if you want a punt go Lukaku(c)+eriksen/barnes

                              1. KanteTouchThis
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                Heartbreaking really, leading two MLs and was doing well in the big one.

                                On the bright side. Still leading one ML as everyone around me didn't do so well. 40 pt lead now 8

                                Thanks for the input, gonna try to fit in Eriksen

                            4. KanteTouchThis
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Sooo looks like Kane just rose and I'm now priced out of Eriksen. Ahahaha. Just my luck

                              1. Brewstercat
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                Ahh mate. That’s rubbish, sorry.
                                I also feel you re this week. I used FH and got 59 🙁 Captained son and didn’t have Maddison. Livid. Dropped from 20k to 30k

                          5. JonSnow
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 16 days ago

                            ML lost after a dismal 5pt bench boost i think, chasing 30pts and they will play safe with Son(c), which of the following options.
                            A)Jesus+Rich>Lukaku(c)+5.9?
                            B)jesus+Rich>Vardy(c)+Toney
                            C)Jesus+Ramsey>Vardy(c)+Madds
                            Thanks in advance!

                          6. Triple Free Bench Hit Boost
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Am on FH, and I need different players to my ML leader to catch-up so can't include Alonso, TAA, De Bruyne, Kulu, Mount or Richarlison.

                              Ramsdale (3.9)
                              Robertson, Sessegnon, Zinchenko (Roberts, 3.8)
                              Son, Diaz, Mane, Foden, Bernardo,
                              Ash.Barnes, Kane (4.4)

                              Is there any obvious players I am missing?

                              1. JonSnow
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                Think it needs some Chelsea against that Watford side. Maybe a mount or lukaku punt

                            • Pad Randa (The OG)
                              • 10 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              What do you guys reckon might improve this team?

                              Schmeichel
                              Matip - Davies - Cancelo - White
                              Son (v) - KdB (TC) - Zaha - Mount - KdH
                              Vardy

                              Foster, Mateta, Ings, Cash

                              1. Pad Randa (The OG)
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                1 FT, 0.8 ITB

                              2. Boberella
                                • 5 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                Ings to Toney and bench KDH.
                                Or hit (Ings to Gelhardt?) to upgrade KDH to Maddy/Barnes

                            • No Salah
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Trying to figure out who wins our mini league

                              A. Robertson + James
                              B. Matip + Laporte + 3 points

                              1. Pad Randa (The OG)
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                B.

                                1. No Salah
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                  That’s bad news, I’m on A Lol

                              2. JonSnow
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                Close but A, can see James doing well against that watford side

                            • Riverside Red
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 16 days ago

                              Is Arsenal's White suspended for GW38

                              1. Indpush
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                Would be due to?

                                1. JonSnow
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                  trolling fpl managers for 7 weeks, i heard.

                                  1. Indpush
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Hahaha ahhh, fair enough.

                            • Mozumbus
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                A. Lukaku
                                B. Mane

                              • OptimusBlack
                                • 9 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                If you Have
                                Son Maddison Diaz Saka
                                Who is best Mid player with 8.3 M or Less ?
                                A- Mount
                                B- Bowen
                                C- Lulu
                                D- mention other one

                                1. tokara
                                  • 7 Years
                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                  B of cos

                              • Ragabolly
                                • 12 Years
                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                Risers: Kane (12.5) Bowen (6.9) Lloris (5.5)

                                Fallers: None

                                1. TorresMagic™
                                  • Has Moderation Rights
                                  • 13 Years
                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                  Cheers Ragabolly and thanks again for all the LMS help. 🙂

                                2. No Salah
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                  2-0
                                  Doesn’t matter anymore 🙁

                                  1. No Need
                                    • 8 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Two more nights of inane comments re risers and TV to go

                                  2. MissouriMarten
                                    • 6 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    And yet...

                                3. jia you
                                  • 5 Years
                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                  Thanks Raga and GL for the final GW

                                4. POTATO
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                  Farewell Ragabolly and thanks for all the hard work here and on your site.

                                  https://www.livefpl.net/rank

                                5. marquinhos
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  • 6 Years
                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                  Thanks for all your efforts this season Raga! Cheers!

                                6. Mozumbus
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Thanks Ragabolly

                                  • OptimusBlack
                                    • 9 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Thxxxx Ya Brooo

                                  • DARWIN'S DINOSAURS
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • 8 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Thank you for your support this season.
                                    Up early for work and I rarely fail to go to this post.
                                    Cheers RAGABOLLY

                                  • rainy
                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                    • Has Moderation Rights
                                    • 6 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Thanks for all your efforts in posting these 🙂

                                  • Ragabolly
                                    • 12 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Thank you all so much 🙂 2 more to go

                                7. jia you
                                  • 5 Years
                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                  What would you use a FT on for the final GW with this lot?

                                  Schmeichel
                                  TAA Rob Can James Alonso
                                  KdB Kulu Zaha
                                  Kane Richarlison
                                  (Foster Watkins Gordon KDH)
                                  0.1
                                  1FT

                                  1. No Salah
                                    • 4 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Zaha to Bowen

                                    1. jia you
                                      • 5 Years
                                      1 month, 16 days ago

                                      Thanks mate but think that's a bit sideways at best as Brighton away is not a great fixture

                                  2. No Kane No Gain
                                    • 3 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Watkins to Toney?! Bench Richarlison

                                    1. jia you
                                      • 5 Years
                                      1 month, 16 days ago

                                      That's the only one I'm considering, that or just leave it...cheers!

                                  3. Herogrows
                                      1 month, 16 days ago

                                      Any chance you can do a -30/40 give me a chance to catch up?

                                      1. jia you
                                        • 5 Years
                                        1 month, 16 days ago

                                        🙂

                                  4. No Kane No Gain
                                    • 3 Years
                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                    Do we think Werner has a change of starting against Watford?! Somehow I’m still stuck with him, but if he starts this week he could be absolute gold…

                                    Would have to be -4 to get rid or play Myko or Cash instead!

                                    1. Mozumbus
                                        1 month, 16 days ago

                                        If he starts, he can be gold yes, keep. I'll not a hit here.

                                        1. No Kane No Gain
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 16 days ago

                                          Cheers. If the only information we get is that he’s passed fit, do you think he starts?!

                                          1. Mozumbus
                                              1 month, 16 days ago

                                              Don't think that will be enough information

                                      • Mozumbus
                                          1 month, 16 days ago

                                          WC38, Lukaku out Mane in:
                                          Dubravka
                                          Rudiger Jansson Sessegnon
                                          KDB Mane Son Eriksen Bruno
                                          Kane Toney
                                          Gunn Tsmiskas Gelhardt Amartey
                                          Any suggestions please?
                                          0.1 ITB
                                          Thanks

                                        • fish&chips
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 11 Years
                                          1 month, 16 days ago

                                          Havertz likely to start Watford now after his cameo? How about alonso? He's played a lot of minutes but last match in a Chelsea shirt...

                                          1. Kay317
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 3 Years
                                            1 month, 16 days ago

                                            I think Havertz will start. I'd say given the form Alonso is on he'll start too. They can rest after the game!

                                            1. fish&chips
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 11 Years
                                              1 month, 16 days ago

                                              Cool thanks. Looking half decent with havertz, mount, alonso now. Fingers crossed they can destroy Watford

                                              1. Boberella
                                                • 5 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                I think this is the safest 3. I have Alonso and Mount who I am happy with for 38.

                                          2. Disturbed
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 8 Years
                                            1 month, 16 days ago

                                            Was all set to dump havertz > mount or Maddison but not so sure now

                                        • Kay317
                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                          • 3 Years
                                          1 month, 16 days ago

                                          What are Salah owners doing this week? Taking the chance he starts or switching to???

                                          1. fish&chips
                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                            • 11 Years
                                            1 month, 16 days ago

                                            Haven't decided yet... Will wait for more news but will probably switch to son. I fancy son to outscore him this week anyway and I've got no other easy route to him

                                            1. Kay317
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 3 Years
                                              1 month, 16 days ago

                                              Would be very convenient if he was confirmed out to be honest. I need to get Son in aswell and without ditching Salah I'd need to take a hit.

                                          2. Boberella
                                            • 5 Years
                                            1 month, 16 days ago

                                            May need to get rid to get Vardy and Madds, who I would prefer.
                                            Even if Salah is fit, good chance he isn't risked with a full 90 mins. Maybe just 30 at best.

                                        • Boberella
                                          • 5 Years
                                          1 month, 16 days ago

                                          I'm a bit stuck here. Capping Salah then Son the last 2 GWs has scuppered my chances of a pretty good finish.

                                          Only 0.3ITB and 1FT, so will need to take a hit this week.
                                          Which one?
                                          a) Salah + Dennis to Maddy/Barnes + Vardy
                                          b) TAA + KDH to Sessegnon + Maddy/Barnes
                                          c) Dennis + KDH to Gelhardt + Eriksen
                                          d) Anything else?

                                          Team is:
                                          Schmeichel (Foster)
                                          Cancelo TAA Alonso Matip (Collins)
                                          KDB Salah Son Mount KDH
                                          Nketiah (Dennis Pukki)

                                          Thoughts would be immensely appreciated. Cheers all.

                                          1. Indpush
                                            • 4 Years
                                            1 month, 16 days ago

                                            Salah to whoever, Dennis to Kane

                                        • JonSnow
                                          • 4 Years
                                          1 month, 16 days ago

                                          5 point bench boost this week, thats got to be one of the worst ever. White -2, Foster 0, Mount 0 & James 7. Had planned on doing it in the double but Salah, White & Ramsey injuries forced me out of it.

                                          1. Boberella
                                            • 5 Years
                                            1 month, 16 days ago

                                            That's harsh. I've had some terrible BBs over the years. Hate the chip.
                                            Just move on. Good luck for a better GW38 mate

                                        • Mozumbus
                                            1 month, 16 days ago

                                            A. Mane + Bruno + Gelhardt (bench)
                                            B. Diaz + Havertz + Nketiah (bench)

                                            1. Mozumbus
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                Wrong posting, ignore please, apologies. Will repost.

                                            2. steven8991
                                              • 6 Years
                                              1 month, 16 days ago

                                              Would you take a hit (-4) to sell Richarlison and KDB
                                              to

                                              Maddison and Vardy/Kane/Lukaku?

                                              1. Indpush
                                                • 4 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                No

                                              2. ZimZalabim
                                                • 5 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                No

                                            3. bso
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 7 Years
                                              1 month, 16 days ago

                                              Help! What do I do with this lot? 1 FT 6.6 mib and 25 pts behind ML leader.

                                              Are Vardy and Mount likely to start? Much appreciate your thoughts.

                                              Dubravka
                                              Alonso - Matip - Cancelo
                                              Saka - Mount - Son - Zaha - DH
                                              Kane - Mateta

                                              Bench: Pickford - Ings - White - Mykolenko

                                              1. Indpush
                                                • 4 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                Zaha to somebody else

                                                1. bso
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 7 Years
                                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                                  Thanks mate. I am concerned that Mount won't start. I want Vardy and Madds, but will Vardy start?

                                                  1. Indpush
                                                    • 4 Years
                                                    1 month, 16 days ago

                                                    Vardy is a concern to start. Maddison may not start. He played a full game. On the other hand Barnes came in as a sub. Mount had a rest today and I can't see him not being started at home for the seasons last game and at home. There will be changes in that lineup, which makes it even more likely they will need Mount to run the show. Not that this may matter at all but loads are bringing Mount in.

                                                    I'd be concerned having Zaha, starting or benched.

                                              2. ZimZalabim
                                                • 5 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                I think Mount starts and not sure on Vardy but id lean towards a start on him as well.

                                                You could do Ings to nketiah and zaha to diaz or Mane with so much itb or maybe upgrade kdh to diaz

                                                1. bso
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 7 Years
                                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                                  Thanks!

                                            4. PastaConcerto
                                              • 8 Years
                                              1 month, 16 days ago

                                              Schmeichel or Ramsdale for 38.....points predictions say Ramsdale but he just has not looked on it lately.

                                              1. ZimZalabim
                                                • 5 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                I would pick Ramsdale

                                              2. bso
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 7 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                Where do you see the points prediction?

                                            5. bso
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              • 7 Years
                                              1 month, 16 days ago

                                              Is ARS finally going to score vs EVE? They have been awful. Or should I get rid of Saka? Have a feeling EVE is going to hammer them.

                                              1. ZimZalabim
                                                • 5 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                I think the opposite, think Arsenal win by a few

                                              2. ToffeePot
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 1 Year
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                I'd say Everton will be very relaxed...Lampard could well rest a few tired legs too...been a tough stretch. Arsenal at home, still a chance of top4, probably score 3 or 4

                                              3. bso
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 7 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                Thanks guys. Much appreciate your comments!

                                              4. DARWIN'S DINOSAURS
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • 8 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                I cannot see Everton performing after last night. They will be knackered physically and emotionally.

                                                1. bso
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  • 7 Years
                                                  1 month, 16 days ago

                                                  Do you think I should start both Saka and White, or just Saka?

                                            6. ZimZalabim
                                              • 5 Years
                                              1 month, 16 days ago

                                              If you were 1 behind a rival and 5 ahead of another rival, what would you do this week ?

                                              Main difference is me having Alonso, Salah, Kdb and Son
                                              and them both having James, Mount, Kdb + 1 has Son and 1 has Salah

                                              No point getting Mount right ? So do I ditch mo for mane or take a hit to get Kane or something else ?

                                              1. Indpush
                                                • 4 Years
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                Kane

                                            7. Mozumbus
                                                1 month, 16 days ago

                                                A. Bruno Guimarães + Mane when Gelhardt on the bench
                                                B. Havertz + Diaz with Nketiah on the bench
                                                Thanks