Fantasy Football 2017/18

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  1. Feb 9, 2018

    James Peril Full Member

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    I would ditch Ogbonna, West Ham are terrible at keeping clean sheets and he doesn't score or assist. 9 games since a CS - and they have played seven of the bottom teams during that run. I'd also stay away from Monreal and Ramsey until they are done with Spurs and City the next two weeks, then all in for Arsenal. Pogba to Martial if possible? Sterling and Salah are undisputed picks. Perhaps ditch Ayew and trade up for a 5th midfielder like Milivojevic or someone who plays an can score goals? Milivojevic takes penalties and they get a few of them. Ayew is a patchy striker to say the least, I think he's done for now.

    I would also trade Lukaku, the guy only has 12 goals this season and that is way too low to spend so much on him.
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    anant Full Member

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    Yeah, Monreal is on the bench only for this week. Didn't want Firmino + Salah as Pool are a bit inconsistent. Kane's price is dropping so had to remove him.
    Plus have a gut feeling that Rom will score a couple against Newcastle
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    James Peril Full Member

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    Why would you drop Kane due to his price falling? The guy scores....
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    anant Full Member

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    The reason I picked Ogbonna was because none of the teams apart from us, Spurs and Burnley are getting clean sheets. Spurs have a horrible schedule and I already have one from Burnley and us.
    Other points are valid and I'll try to upgrade the Arsenal guys for the next 2 GWs
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    anant Full Member

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    Kane was due for a fall when I dropped him and hence giving me extra 0.1m. Although I feel he'll score against Arsenal (he always does), I had a feeling Rom will outscore him this week
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    RedRom "Where's Lingard?"

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    Anyone having a soft spot and picking Evra?!
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    Even if he does get into the team (I'd be very surprised if he immediately replaces Cresswell), West Ham are shite defensively. Christ knows why I've held onto Ogbonna for so long.
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    Just had a look at my team and the fixtures guaranteed to go ahead on GW 31 ( Liverpool vs Watford & Everton Vs Stoke)...I have two player currently.

    My picks for the FA cup games

    Leicester city v Sheff Utd
    Chelsea v Hull City
    Sheff Wed v Swansea
    West Brom v Southampton
    Brighton
    v Coventry
    Huddersfield v Man Utd
    Tottenham
    v Rochdale
    Man City v Wigan

    so following GW 31 fixtures would be moved

    Spurs 20:00 Newcastle
    Burnley 12:30 Chelsea
    Bournemouth 15:00 West Brom
    Huddersfield 15:00 Crystal Palace
    Leicester 15:00 Arsenal
    Stoke 15:00 Everton
    Swansea 15:00 Southampton
    Liverpool 17:30 Watford
    West Ham 13:30 Man Utd

    Man City 16:00 Brighton
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    CassiusClaymore Is it Gaizka Mendieta? Scout

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    :lol:

    Same. I got him in ages ago and think I played him once. Ditched him for Robertson this week.
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    Dirty Schwein Should Have Known Better

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    So who people Captain this week? I've gone for Salah but not sure if he'd play 90 with a champions league match on the horizon...

    Other options for me are: Aguero, Kane, Sterling, Pogba & Walcott...
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    tonnas New Member

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    Same dilemma. Currently have salah but tempted to put kane or kdb or sterling.
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    CassiusClaymore Is it Gaizka Mendieta? Scout

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    You could say that about any of the obvious captain picks. Gonna stick with Aguero personally. Think they might smash Leicester.
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    Tempted to gamble a bit and go Hazard. He blows so hot and cold it’s insane, but he has a great fixture and when he’s on form he has a tendency to grab a double digit haul.
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    Thisistheone Full Member

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    Going with Kane. Great record vs Arsenal who are pretty poor at the back anyway.
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    coolredwine lameredboots

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    My team currently:

    Fabianski
    Jones - Rudiger - Otamendi
    Pogba - Salah - Hazard - Doucoure
    J. Ayew - Firmino - Kane

    Elliott - Naughton - K. Long - Ibe​

    Swansea - Burnley can be a potential 0-0 and Ibe is playing against Huddesfield. Does it make sense to play the bench boost now or still save it for the Double GW? Unsure if the bench players would have such favourable matches later on.
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    coolredwine lameredboots

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    I have a Hazard and Rudiger and I am keeping them this week for the exact same reason. After that, they play City and United so it's an easy decision to ship both out.
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    RedRom "Where's Lingard?"

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    Anyone going to try and go with Auba, or will I just be on my own?
    Might put him and Miki in.
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    Thisistheone Full Member

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    Will definitely be looking at them after Arsenal get Spurs and City out the way.
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    James Peril Full Member

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    I will stay away from Auba the next two games, but then the CL kicks in and Aguero might be rested in several games in the league as it's already won. Auba in - Aguero out, should be pretty similar haul with 1M extra in the bag.
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    CassiusClaymore Is it Gaizka Mendieta? Scout

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    Yeah defo worth looking at Arsenal after the next couple of games. Start to move away from City when Jesus comes back and they get closer to wrapping up the league.
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    CassiusClaymore Is it Gaizka Mendieta? Scout

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    I Would wait for the dgw personally but it's entirely down to luck. You could downgrade Hazard after this week and significantly improve that bench too before the first one.
  23. Feb 10, 2018

    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    I think I'm selling Doucoure for Dyer now so I can afford to make Otamendi & DCL -> Lowton & Giroud.

    With Morata possibly out for the season then Giroud might be the way back to 4-4-2

    My team would then look like this:

    DDG

    Lowton-Azpilicueta-Shaw-Robertson

    Sterling-Pogba-De Bruyne-Salah

    Kane-Giroud

    Bench: Elliot, Mariappa, Dyer, Ayew​
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    Fabian Keller New Member

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    Salah or Sanchez as captain.

    I want to have faith in Alexis. But I have this sinking feeling that we are going to have one of our frustrating blunt games vs Newcastle
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    Dirty Schwein Should Have Known Better

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    I was thinking about Salah but Aguero at home v Leicester offers better odds I feel
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    Nickosaur Full Member

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    Gone for Salah.
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    Fabian Keller New Member

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    Went for Sanchez.
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    MrMourinho#7 New Member

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    I have the same dilemma. Currently have Sanchez as my captain too and hoping that it will be the differential considering that most will probably go for Salah but it can backfire too. Let's hope he will be our new "Rooney vs Newcastle performer".
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    coolredwine lameredboots

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    Torn between Salah and Kane for captain.
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    El-Manos Full Member

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    Went for Salah myself.
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    Went for Sanchez(c) in hope rather than expectation. Salah is obviously the best choice.
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    Cantonaaa! Full Member

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    Captained Sterling last GW :rolleyes:
    Not feeling optimistic but going for the popular choice today, Salah.
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    coolredwine lameredboots

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    Ramsey. :lol:
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    RedRom "Where's Lingard?"

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    Captain Aguero for me, was either him or Auba, went for the former.
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    francobaresi Full Member

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    Gone with Kane as captain this week
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    Kane, as my enemies in a cash league don't have him, and I can see Arsenal being very open today, and quite likely having someone sent off. Actually I think I'll nip off and have a look at the odds for that.
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    Ady87 Full Member

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    Forgot to make a change this week

    Ryan 7
    Fernandez 6
    Walcott
    Sterling
    KDB
    Aguero(c)

    I’m an Aguero goal away from a pretty good GW a relatively speaking.
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    coolredwine lameredboots

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    I hope Rudiger doesn't play at all Monday. I have Naughton with 11 points on the bench. :o
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    Naughton? Ayew should get the assist, he clearly touches the ball before Ki takes it.
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    Ady87 Full Member

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    Well this escalated very quickly.

    Aguero 2 goals
    KDB 3 assists