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Talking Points For game week 11

The Fantasy Football transfer window is now closed. Join me in our virtual Fantasy Football world while we watch the games and hope our points rack up. Sit back, relax, enjoy the football and hang-out here with your fellow Fantasy Football managers and chat in real time as the action unfolds. Perhaps everyone else is experiencing the same “Aggghhhh” player difficulties you are, or the same “Yeahhhh” moment as your captain puts the ball into the back of the net? Talking Points is simply a chat area for us Fantasy Football First managers. Tell us about your highs and lows, and get into the match day atmosphere. Get involved. 

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ChorleyRocks

Site founder, first used stats to try to win his work mini-league. Now helps other managers win theirs.

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  1. Would love some wisdom, thoughts, advice on which team looks best:

    1)
    Pope
    Jones/[Mee]/Daniels/ (Gomez bench)
    Sterling/Sané/Richarlison/Gros
    Kane/Aguero/Morata
    ~1.6ITB

    2)
    Pope
    Jones/[Mee]/[Azpi]/Daniels
    Sterling/Sané/Richarlison/Gros/
    Kane/Aguero/ (Niasse bench)
    ~4.2ITB

    3)
    Pope
    Jones/[Mee]/Azpi/Daniels
    Sterling/Sané/Richarlison/Gros
    Kane/Morata (Niasse bench)
    ~5.7ITB

    Can move sterling to Salah or Harzard for example in 2) + 3)

    Thank you very much :)

    • @roccerfeller

      Team 1 looks the most potent, although you should list all your bench players as well.

      With regards to teams 2 & 3 – what is the intention for the sackfull of money you have left over?

      • @OldGoat

        Bench players are Carroll and fodder in each case (non playing I.e. Heunemire). The $ left over is if there’s any suggestions on how to improve those teams, how much I can work with. For example bringing in other bench options or Salah. Im open to any suggestions.

        3-4-3 vs 4-4-2 and any improvements in either configuration

      • @OldGoat

        Team 3 would have the potential to be a 3-5-2

        Pope (Elliot bench)
        Azpi/ Jones/ Daniels (Gomez, Hunemire bench)
        Sterling/ Sané/ Gros/ Richarlison/ Salah
        Kane/ Morata (Niasse bench)
        0.7ITB

        My hope would be to get sterling out for Pogba in the future as well. I would also consider bringing Kola in when Arsenal’s fixtures then favourable for Daniels down the road

        This option is enticing but I don’t know if it’s smart

    • @roccerfeller considering Salah’s production and form and ownership at the moment, I would definitely support attempting to incorporate him into one of these options. But as for the lineups you’ve provided, number one is my favorite. But I would certainly emphasize one uncertainty within the side, and that would solidifying Azpi’s place in your squad. The Morata/Azpi linkup is irresistible atm imo

      • @Wallace F.C. yes very good point

        Team 1 is the closest to what I have right now. I have Alonso and can swap him for Azpi and keep most of the team the way it is But will only have 0.2 ITB if I do that and no way to bring in Salah

        Team 2 vs 3 is basically choosing Morata vs Aguero

        Any thoughts on 5 midfielders? I could run a 3-5-2 with Salah in for Carroll and Kane/Morata up top. It’s risky but I’d have the funds for that.

        • @roccerfeller sorry, I must have missed this comment, mate. In regards to midfielders, why not keep one of the 2 City boys and then take a punt on a mercurial element such as the increasingly-looking-like-he’ll-be-fit Pogba

  2. Def formation now : Ward/Stones/Ben Davies/Gomez/Dunk. Want to replace Davies with other. Open for all suggestion. Thanks in advance. Enough for Spurs rotation…. :lolflag:

  3. I don’t have Salah at the moment which has cost me quite a bit. A few of the managers in my mini-league have him and I am chasing. Should I instead go for Mane as a differential or go with Salah as it is still early in the season. I’m tempted to go with Mane but what is holding me back is that he doesn’t get a lot of bonus points. Appreciate your thoughts. Thanks

    • @Zlatan

      I would go with Salah. He is getting more points that Mane + it is still early in the season. best to hang on to the coat-tails of the leaders, rather that risk getting cut adrift (as long as you have a few differentials in your side that are earning you points)

    • @Zlatan
      Salah for now then try and put the squeeze on when people start drifting in and out of alcohol-induced unconsciousness over the Xmas period. Play some mind games with your mini-leaguers. Say ‘the best wildcard I ever played was after a 4-pack of Special Brew’. Tell them there’s a secret ‘Santa’ chip that only happens if you take a -24 hit for players who wear a red kit on Xmas Eve.

  4. @Zwischenzug @KeyserDoze Yes you right :thumbup: I must give time for Lewin and Niasse. I will watch them closely. Thanks mate.. Its character from beginner…lack of patience. I better focus to my def first to face GW 13

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