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Learning from ‘The Great and The Good’ FPL managers ahead of Gameweek 38

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

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


“There’s some people on the pitch… they think it’s all over….”

It’s not quite over yet but there were certainly plenty of crowds on the pitch in midweek. Nottingham Forest celebrated reaching the play-off finals, inspiring Mark Sutherns to take his first-ever selfie with Djed Spence, while we also saw relief from Everton fans as they ensured survival for another season.

There was a general feeling of fatigue amongst the FPL faithful with many preparing their beach clothes for the upcoming break, which was no doubt accelerated by some phenomenal swings of fortunes over the last two Gameweeks.

Free Hits and Bench Boosts were flaunted across the community, and indeed The Great and The Good, with high expectations of green arrows for those chips, yet it was the 50/50 captaincy calls between Kevin De Bruyne (£12.1m) and Mohamed Salah (£13.1m) in Gameweek 36 and Danny Ings (£7.7m) and Richarlison (£7.6m) in Gameweek 37 which truly decided many of our fates.

OVERALL PERFORMANCE

Fabio, star turn in my recent Q&A (please do give it a read as he really is a lovely chap), showed his class by leaping past Az with an 81-point gain over Gameweeks 36 and 37 to take top spot.

Yet, he was not the highest scoring manager over the two weeks: that honour goes to Magnus Carlsen with a combined score of 250 points, all without an aid of a chip. His hot streak of captaincy picks continued, and he now has an impressive 752 armband points for the season.

It’s worth mentioning that Tom Freeman was only a point behind, thanks to a storming Gameweek 36 score of 177, more than halving his overall rank and gaining 153,000 places in that time. He looks determined to avoid being bottom of The Great and The Good.

The chips were flying with Andy top scoring this week, Free Hitting his way to 115, with James Maddison (£6.9m) and Jamie Vardy (£10.3m) both proving cunning picks. Geoff Dance also had a blinder in Gameweek 36 with his chip seeing him reach 149 points.

Bench Boosts were deployed in force in Gameweek 36 as seven of them decided to play the pine. For most it was successful but FPL Matthew and Magnus had the best returns as they gained 46 points off the substitute’s bench.

TRANSFERS

This is a summary of the transfers for this week:

Az
  • GW36 – Richalison, Gordon (Adams, Barnes)
  • GW37 – Maddison, Ings, Son, Pickford (Kulusevski, Hwang, Salah, Ramsdale)
LTFPL Andy
  • GW36 – Ederson, Nketiah (Sa, Wood)
  • GW37 – Free Hit
Fabio Borges
  • GW36 – Laporte, Nketiah (Broja, White)
  • GW37 – Free Hit
Joe Lepper
  • GW36 – Nketiah, Cancelo (Werner, White)
  • GW37 – De Bruyne, Richarlison (Salah, Watkins)
Geoff Dance
  • GW36 – Free Hit
  • GW37 – Vardy, De Bruyne (Ronaldo, Fernandes)
FPL General
  • GW36 – Gordon, Alonso (Schar, Ward-Prowse)
  • GW37 – Free Hit
Les Caldwell
  • GW36 – Mykolenko (Lamptey)
  • GW37 – Son, Vardy (Salah, Kane)
Magnus Carlsen
  • GW36 – Richalison, Maddison, De Bruyne (Pukki, Fernandes, Jota)
  • GW37 – Son, Holgate (Havertz, Robertson)
Mark Sutherns
  • GW36 – Richalison, Gordon, Dias , Pickford (Broja, Robertson, Foster, Podence)
  • GW37 – Zaha, Digne (Kulusevski, Dias)
FPL Matthew
  • GW36 – Richalison, Dias (Dennis, Robertson)
  • GW37 – Free Hit
Neale Rigg
  • GW36 – Pedro, Dias (Laporte, Mateta)
  • GW37 – Free Hit
Tom Freeman
  • GW36 – Rodrigo, Odegaard, De Bruyne (Rodriguez, Sterling, Havertz)
  • GW37 – Free Hit
Tom Stephenson
  • GW36 – Nketiah, Odegaard, Ederson (Weghorst, Kulusevski, Sa)
  • GW37 – Free Hit
Yavuz Kabuk
  • GW36 – Richalison, Jesus, Dias, Diaz (Broja, Podence, Robertson, Foster)
  • GW37 – Free Hit
Zophar
  • GW36 – Foden (Coutinho)
  • GW37 – Free Hit

The BlackBoxers were feeling cavalier over the last couple of weeks. Az took a -12 hit this week, which was saved by Maddison going mad for it, and Mark took the same triple hit gamble in Gameweek 36 but sadly the Everton trio failed to spark and his choice of Ruben Dias (£6.2m), who went off injured, highlights his rotten luck this season.

Fabio was the most effective in the transfer market with Eddie Nketiah (£5.7m) and Aymeric Laporte (£6.0m) providing exceptional value in Gameweek 36, Joe got it right over both weeks with Nketiah and Richarlison proving deadly, and Les Caldwell continues to highlight a good eye for the transfer with Vitalii Mykolenko (£4.9m) last week followed by Vardy this one.

TEMPLATE

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

  • Pickford (11), Schmeichel (6)
  • Mykolenko (11), Cash (10), Digne (9), Andersen (7), Tsimikas (6)
  • Son (15), De Bruyne (10), Zaha (10), Maddison (9), Coutinho (5)
  • Richarlison (13), Kane (9), Ings (8)

A Free Hit-impacted template this week with possibly more Villa defenders than you would expect to see, with only Kasper Schmeichel (£5.0m), Son Heung-min (£11.2m) and Harry Kane (£12.5m) surviving from the last time we looked at the squad back in Gameweek 35.

WHAT IF?

Some brutal red arrows over the last couple of weeks have left many to question, “what if?” So I thought it worthwhile to bring out the What If Machine, something that shows your score if you had made no changes over the whole season and just left well alone.

Whichever way you cut it, Fabio has demonstrated that whilst there may be some luck involved, FPL is still a game of skill as through his transfers and captains he has gained 695 points, the highest of all The Great and The Good.

Zophar, Magnus and Tom Stephenson have also showed their ability to improve their team and Az has only just pipped Mark again on this metric.

CONCLUSION

The final curtain is ready to close, but there is still one last hurrah as we prepare ourselves for the final week of the season. Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City and Spurs all have some lovely fixtures to finish the campaign, while the word ‘motivation’ will be bandied around a lot in the run-up. Perhaps we should all just go with our gut as we are deep into stoppage time, and we might just yet score that late winner.

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

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


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541 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Holmes
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Surprised to notice Villa are 14th. thought they must be around 10th.

    1. JELLYFISH
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      They should be finishing 10th or thereabouts with that team imo. Poor finishing up from and defensively poor at the back sums up their season really.

  2. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Morning all, out the loop this week

    Anyone got any last day punts that are worth a look outside the obvious players that are highly owned ?

    1. Holmes
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      mane is getting some love

      barnes might also be worth a shot

    2. JELLYFISH
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Think Mahrez could be a decent punt this week.

    3. AC/DC AFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Bowen.

      I'm not sure if Mahrez starts but beyond Ederson, Cancelo and KDB anything could happen with Manchester City.

      Mount too.

      Mane.

      Ronaldo??

    4. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      I'm going Sessegnon and Bowen

  3. g40steve
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Any doubts in this squad?

    Lloris
    James, Cancelo, Alonso
    Mount, Diaz, Bowen, Son, Maddison
    Vardy, Kane,

    3.9, Gelhadt, Tsimikas, Anderson

    .2

    1. MattyW
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Nice team - good to go

      1. g40steve
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Ta

    2. Kitman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Jealous of it

    3. Mozumbus
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Solid team. No KDB is the major concern. Leicester may rotate and may not repeat what they did against Watford.

      • AC/DC AFC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        James and Vardy, Vardy most because of recent minutes.

      • _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        This your FH mate? looks good

        1. g40steve
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Yes after my 48 point hit failure last week 🙁

          1. BERGKOP
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            It's astonishing you only dropped ~3K places with a hit like that.

      • Strudders
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Spot on...I'll be shocked if this team doesn't earn you some huge points

    4. MattyW
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Hi All,

      Schmeichel (Foster)
      TAA, Alonso, James, Cancelo, Royal
      Coutinho, Salah, KDH (Gordon)
      Rich, Ings (Mateta)

      Thinking; Salah, Ings, Coutinho to KDB, Diaz, Toney for a -8
      Too much with a 40 point lead ?

      Yes or No ?

      1. g40steve
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Do you need to do two hits, what about one?

        1. MattyW
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Maybe just KDB and Toney in then

          1. g40steve
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Does 2nd place have Son, he’s the rank killer?

    5. Lenred
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      TAA and Watkins to Kane / Sess
      Or
      Gordon and Watkins to Mount and Barnes
      Cheers!

      1. MattyW
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        B

      2. g40steve
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Second one

        1. Lenred
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Thank you both. Should’ve mentioned the Barnes is Ashley not Harvey. Still B?

      3. Mozumbus
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Watkins to Toney only

      4. Mozumbus
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Who will score more, different formations:
          A. Kane + Bruno Guimarães + Sessegnon
          B. Mount + Rudiger + Zinchenko

        • Laurel and Vardy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Pick one for -4?

          A) Cou -> Maddison
          B) Cou-> Luis Diaz
          C) Jesus -> Vardy

          Thanks.

          1. DF
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            V

            1. DF
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Apologies. Meant B

              1. Laurel and Vardy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Thanks, it's good to have some Liverpool attacking coverage, as I'll be moving Salah to Son (c).

          2. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            B

        • BubbaTT
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Shared Top in ML and rival has same point (Both 1 FT - none chips left)

          I used my FT : Salah to Son
          Have 1,7 ITB

          Schmeichel
          Trent - Alonso - Gabriel - Cancelo
          Son - Kulu - Saka - KDB
          Jesus - Nketiah

          Foster - Richarlinson - Gordon - Mykolenko

          Rivals team:
          Schmeichel - (Foster)
          Trent - James - Coady - Cancelo - (Holgate)
          Son - Kulu - Saka - Jota - (Gordon)
          Jesus - Kane - (Richarlinson)
          0.1 ITB and 1 FT

          Should i do more transfers and take a hit? Or stick with my team?
          Consider:
          Myko to James/Matip (-4)
          Richarlinson to Toney (-4)
          Gordon to 6.3 (-4)

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            If you went Toney who would be benched?

            Probably no hit as its so close.

            Good luck

            1. BubbaTT
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Thks.

              If i went Toney, I will bench Gabriel or Nketiah

          2. ShackledAce
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Don't take a hit.
            Any hit you take, the player you bring in in a SGW would have to compensate the points deducted AND score additional points. Besides, any player on your current team could score. If the race is that close, taking hits could be the thing that sinks you.
            Stick. And pray. Good luck!

            1. BubbaTT
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Tx 4 sharing

        • POTATO
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          What a POTATO learnt from the Great and the Good analysis with one week to go?

          2nd half of season scores with one week remaining. (GW37 total - GW19 total). My individual gameweek score never within top 100k and no I didn't own KdB for his 30pt double.

          Fábio 2666-1226 = 1440
          Lateriser 2604-1224 = 1380
          POTATO 2459-1083 =1376
          Az 2587-1245 = 1342
          Magnus 2587-1246 = 1341
          Andy 2544-1209 = 1335
          Geoff 2518-1192 = 1326
          Neale 2522-1200 = 1322
          Zophar 2542-1221 =1321
          Matthew 2518-1198 =1320
          FPLGeneral 2545-1240 = 1305
          Yavuz 2492-1201 = 1291
          Tom S 2517-1245 = 1272
          Mark 2416-1162 = 1254
          Joe 2422-1183 = 1239

          I really need to start off better next season.

          1. Holmes
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Potato should be happy to have a decent second half of the season.

            1. POTATO
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              I am happy, but it would have been nice to have your first half of the season instead of my 1M+ OR after GW19.

              1. Holmes
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                dont try to rub salt on my deep wounds 😆

          2. The Mentaculus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 28 days ago

            So you kept up with the G&G in 2nd half but not the 1st? Me too, perhaps even more extremely...
            GW19 1075pts OR 1.1m
            GW19-37 1349pts (current OR 116k)

            1. The Mentaculus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Oh actually its start of GW19 isn't it? Correction then...
              1034pts
              1400pts

              1. POTATO
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                No its after end of GW19 - so look at your history and see what your total was then. 1075 sounds right for 1.1M rank.
                First half of season is inclusive of GW19
                Second half is GW20 to present

              2. POTATO
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Mentaculus 2424-1075 = 1349 is correct.

        • No Need
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          So Azpi for James on 28 mins looks a thing. Any chance with all the celebrating Azpi that it takes James till 31 mins to get on?

          1. OLLY G
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Oh no ffs. Where have you heard this?

            1. No Need
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Few of the forums. Did it for JT on 26mins once

          2. Holmes
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Do they still do such stupid things? 😀

            1. No Need
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Fans are always clapping certain minutes for remembering lost people so who knows

          3. Not again Shirley
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Just hope he has scored then!

        • Dave2008
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          My mini league lead has gone from 50 to 12 in one gameweek! Ive just had no luck and the second placed team had 19/19 players all start and most return whereas I had two important starters benched etc etc. Anyway a draw in points is good enough to arrest his momentum and somehow win. My strategy is to take away his most dangerous players (Kane James Kuluvseki Jota) Risk of not replacing the injured Dias is that if one of TAA, Matip and Cancelo are benched I am a player short (unlikely)
          His team is

          Ederson Steele
          Silva Robbo James Laporte Cancelo
          Salah(?) Mount Kulusevski KDH Gordon
          Kane Richarlison Wood

          Mine is

          Schmeichel Steele
          TAA Alonso Dias Matip Cancelo
          Salah Saka Son Mount KDH
          Nketiah Watkins Pukki
          1Ft 0 ITB
          A Salah and Watkins for Kulusevski/Maddison and Kane -4
          B Salah and Dias (City) for KDB and James -4
          C Salah for KDB no hit

          Also
          1 Maddison or

          2 Kulusevski

          1. No Need
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            I went from 65 ahead to 4 behind in 3 hours

            1. Dave2008
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Geez that's amazing. What are your transfers for this week? I thought I might hang on to a 20 point lead but benched players are a killer. The second placed team hasnt had a benching for months thats affected him.

              1. No Need
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Probably Chelsea players for Villa ones but not sure which yet.

        • kellamergh
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Hi guys,
          I'm chasing a 14pt lead.
          Would you ship Ings for Toney for free, here?

          Schmeichel
          Alonso James Cancelo TAA
          Saka Gordon Mount Son
          Watkins Richarlison

          Foster Ings Coutinho Dias

          1FT
          1.1m itb

          1. DF
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Nope.
            I'd go coutinho to erikssen or dias to sessegnon in your shoes

            1. kellamergh
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Thanks!

        • Silecro
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Anyone fancy Bowen? Not sure if i should sell Coutinho for Kulu or him.

          1. Holmes
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            have seen him in some FH drafts

          2. AARON-1
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Brighton are a decent team and will give West Ham a game. I think Kulusevski is more likely to get joy against the relegated Canaries.

            • JELLYFISH
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              I think he’s a decent pick yes and for Coutinho out of those 2

          3. the dom 1
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Play which GK?

            a. De Gea

            b. Schmeichel

            Cheers

            1. The Knights Template
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Schmeegal

          4. JELLYFISH
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Currently on this FH team but not convinced by Alonso or Maddi minutes.

            Raya
            Alonso Sess Matip
            Son KDB Mane Mount Maddison
            Kane Toney
            (Tsimikas Amartey Richardson)

            What are we thinking guys? Solid or too light on the bench?

            1. Atimis
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Hope Alonso plays as it maybe his last game in Chelsea. Not sure about Madd minutes yeah.

              1. JELLYFISH
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Yes that’s what I’m hoping for too (re Alonso). He’s been great to own these last few gw’s so seems silly to dutch him now (would prefer James but can’t afford).
                Maddi is a risk, as is Vardy I think.

            2. Atimis
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              And Kane is 100% set to play?

              1. JELLYFISH
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Case of keeping on eye on the updates where Harry is concerned. My teams not locked in yet.

          5. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Trying to gather some more opinions on this!

            2nd in my ML, 17 points behind 1st.

            Used a FT to buy Kulu. Is anything in my team worth a hit? My team isn’t ideal, but I feel as though he will take 1/2 hits which would mean I’m only 9-13 points behind.

            His team (0.1 ITB) ;

            Schmeichel

            James, Cancelo, Robertson, Matip (dalot)

            Salah, Son, Maddison, Mount (Gordon)

            Watkins, Jesus (Nketiah)

            My Team (0.7 ITB) ;

            Pope

            Alonso, Cancelo, TAA (Schar, Digne)

            KDB, Son, Kulusevski, Saka, Zaha

            Nketiah, Richarlison (Ings)

            Stick? Or any hit suggestions?

            1. DF
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Stick

              1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Cheers

            2. Atimis
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Why he would? Looks pretty secure for him tbh.

              1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Because I closed the gap massively by triple captaining KDB when he scored 4.

                So I know he is going to attempt to block me and he’ll likely want KDB.

                If not, he will get Kane.

                1. Atimis
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  I would bet on him getting KDB, can be tough catching him if Arsenal won’t step up.

                  1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Yea I’ve got a lot to do. Need some luck.

                    Any hits you’d take?

                    1. Atimis
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Not much to do here imo

                      1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        I’m stuck really……

                        I’m gonna need a lot of luck to beat him!

                        Good luck to you too

            3. nolard
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              Rich and Ings to vardy and fodder would be my punt

              Then captain Vardy, as it is likely he gets KDB to block you

          6. Atimis
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 28 days ago

            Leading by ~40 points, which option to go for?

            1. Salah to Son (c)
            2. Salah Pukki to Son (c) Toney -4
            3. Keep Salah? Other idea?

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

            1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              1

              1. DF
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                This

            2. JELLYFISH
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 28 days ago

              B

            3. AARON-1
                2 months, 28 days ago

                a lead of 40 is extremely healthy and hard to claw back. People seem obsessed with Son. Kane could easily score a 1st half hattrick. How about Salah to Bowen, Pukki to Kane (c)? Do you have the funds for that?

                1. Atimis
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  Yeah, just not sure about taking hits last GW, is Kane secure to start?

                  1. AARON-1
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      I would imagine so. Wait till tomorrow just to get as much information as possible. I think he is totally fine.

                2. nolard
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  1 is safety towards the win, if that is all that matters.

                3. Atimis
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 28 days ago

                  Cheers all

              • Hits Central
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 28 days ago

                Coutinho - Bowen for free or Mount with. -4

                11 pts behind in my ML

                1. AARON-1
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    A genuine concern is how many minutes will Mount get. Tuchel has hinted a rotation and playing a few fringe players. I'm sure Mount will feature but imagine if he got hooked at half time for Barkley or someone similar. West Ham can still finish 6th and Bowen is in form. Mount risky especially for a hit. Harvey Barnes also a decent option if you need something a little different.

                    1. Hits Central
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Great point thanks! Have Vardy and Madders already.

                  • JELLYFISH
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Have you considered Erikson or Wissa?

                    1. Hits Central
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      I have but feel Bowen is the stronger candidate. My other option was to do Erikson for Cout and Toney for Hwang for -4 but then gives me benching headaches.

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

                  Salah to Son (C) and Pukki to Toney for a -4?

                  Alisson
                  TAA James Cancelo Laporte
                  KdB Saka Mount Son
                  Nketiah Toney

                  Foster Richarlison Davies KDH

                  1. Mozumbus
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Yes

                  2. Treadstone
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 28 days ago

                    Mount Diaz and Nketiah in
                    Kane Gordon and Ramsey
                    For minus 8
                    Seems wrong taking Kane out vs Norwich but have Son (c)
                    Would you make that move?

                    1. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Don’t do it

                      Selling Kane for a -4 vs Norwich to solidify champs league doesn’t make sense.

                      1. AARON-1
                          2 months, 28 days ago

                          People overlooking Kane at their peril. Could easily score a hattrick and Son blank.

                      2. theplayer
                        • 8 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        No chance I'd be selling Kane v Norwich

                    2. The Knights Template
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Schmeegal or Rumsdale?

                      1. Holmes
                        • 8 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Shawn Michael

                    3. AC/DC AFC
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      What changes would you make to this free hit team?

                      Dubravka
                      Matip, Rudiger, Sessegnon
                      KDB, Mount, Diaz, Bowen, Son
                      Kane, Toney

                      Gunn. Jansson, Barnes, Tsimikas.

                      Cheers

                      1. nolard
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        I'd like some Leicester, either Maddison or Vardy for Bowen/Toney.
                        Not sure I'd do both Kane and Son btw.
                        James for Rudiger as he has higher ceiling.
                        Barnes first bench at least.

                        1. AC/DC AFC
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          2 months, 28 days ago

                          Cheers, yeah i changed the bench order.

                          I'm just thinking they all played on Thursday night.

                          1. nolard
                            • 7 Years
                            2 months, 28 days ago

                            Yes, it is a concern, but Rodgers wants to climb to maintain his status/job.

                      2. The Mentaculus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Looks GTG

                        1. AC/DC AFC
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          2 months, 28 days ago

                          Thanks...

                          Have a good Saturday.

                    4. Valdez
                      • 10 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Last RMT of the season:

                      Schmeical
                      Alonso | Sessegnon | Amartey
                      Son | KDB | Saka | Maddison
                      Kane | Nketiah | Richarlison

                      Foster | Gordon | Holgate | Coady

                      1FT | 6.1ITB | 60K OVR

                      Thinking Gordon to Mount(c) and Richarlison to Vardy
                      Any other suggestions?

                      1. nolard
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Looking very good.
                        Your moves are great as well.

                        GL!

                    5. nolard
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      I lead with 50 points, but have no Spurs.
                      Rival has three spurs. Other diff. he has is James.
                      Get one to hedge?

                      They don't have KDB, Mount, Mane or Diaz, which I all have.

                      1. Atimis
                        • 5 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Looks fine considering your picks

                        1. nolard
                          • 7 Years
                          2 months, 28 days ago

                          Thanks.
                          No need to get any Spurs?

                    6. cescpistols111
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      What changes would you make to this team? 1FT, 0.1 ITB.

                      A. Salah + Fofana -> Son + Laporte (-4)
                      B. Salah + Fofana -> KDB + Matip (-4)
                      C. Fofana -> Sessegnon

                      Ramsdale
                      Robbo Rudiger Cancelo Fofana
                      Salah Foden Mount Maddison
                      Kane Toney

                      Foster Gordon Johnson Vydra

                    7. No Need
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      If you had a back 5 of James Rudiger Cancelo Matip Ben Davies would you play Davies in a 5?

                    8. Flynny
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Morning...what moves would you make here? 40 ahead of rival who has son, kane, Mount, James and alonso

                      A.... vvd salah and ramsey to son Mount and sessegnon - 8 (play 451 with pukki benched)

                      B.....vvd salah to James and son - 4 (442)

                      Thanks

                      Schmeichel
                      Taa vvd* cancelo rudiger (schar)
                      Salah* kdb saka kulu (Ramsey)
                      Jesus pukki (broja)

                      1. JELLYFISH
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        With 40 points on the board I’m preferring A

                      2. mdm
                        • 10 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        B

                      3. nolard
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        I'd do max one hit.

                        So, Salah and VVD to Son and IDK, James?

                        You could also bench VVD, and do Salah and Ramsey to Son and Maddison if possible, or do something up front.

                        1. Flynny
                          • 7 Years
                          2 months, 28 days ago

                          Thanks

                    9. Digne do well
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Ramsdale
                      Laporte Cancello TAA James
                      Mount Saka Son(C) KDB
                      Weghorst Richarlison

                      Thinking need more Spurs
                      Cancello > Sessegnon
                      Richarlison > Kane
                      for a -8

                      Worth the hit or stick?

                      1. nolard
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Depends on what you want out of it - maintain or climb.

                        1. Digne do well
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          2 months, 28 days ago

                          40 point lead in one league and 30 point deficit in another. Would like to gain in the latter

                          1. nolard
                            • 7 Years
                            2 months, 28 days ago

                            Then I'd get someone more differential than Kane, as you already have Son.

                            Not too many options - but I like Vardy here, more radical, Wilson or even Ronaldo?

                    10. kempc23
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      Rich to Toney (or anyone cheap) for -4?

                      Shar to someone for -4, or play Cash?

                      1. nolard
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 28 days ago

                        Schar might be ok, so depends on your bench

                    11. DavvaMC
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 28 days ago

                      14 Points off 10K, need a Mahrez replacement was thinking:

                      A. Barnes
                      B. Maddison

                      Current midfield is:

                      Mane / Son / Mahrez / Saka / Mount

                      1.5M ITB

                      Thanks