Here’s our fantasy premier league midfielders GW12 article where we give our midfield player rankings for GW12. There’s a table of information and discussion on some players of interest
fantasy premier league midfielders GW12 – player rankings for midfielders
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Important note before going further
The first schedule ranks players by their NON penalty underlying stats and expected assists converted to FPL points in GW1-11 to date. Those who have taken penalties or are expected to be the penalty taker have an * next to their name
Then there’s there fixture ease ranking, their average minutes in the first 11 gameweeks plus their value for money factor and their anytime goalscoring odds
The 2nd schedule shows their xG90 and xA90
Player values are as of Wednesday 9 December
The schedule ranked by midfielders NON penalty underlying stats over GW1-11
A few players worth commenting oN
Players not in the schedule
Perez, Pulisic and Ziyech are not in them not meeting the minutes threshold. They will have to be based on your eyes.
Barkley (16th) was not in their due to an injury doubt
Harvey Barnes (20th), Trossard (24th) and Foden (27th) are not in their due to injury doubts
Saint Maximin (31st), Aubameyang (33rd), Havertz (35th), Ward Prowse (47th) Pogba (95th) are a few players who didn’t make the cut of top 30
Grealish continues to be in the form of his life. Trezeguet has posted some good stats but can’t seem to put the ball in the neither neither can the team mates he makes key passes for. If you believe that will eventually correct itself he could be a good option
Both Sterling are behind last years underlying stats although De Bruyne has penalties and is starting to home in on last years figures. Mahrez has posted great stats as well.
Salah is the penalty taker but still a bit disappointing compared to last season. Mane has posted good stats. Jota’s are truly incredible for the price only hindered by average minutes
Bowen for his goal threat and Soucek for value are my picks over Fornals.
A good overall option if a little assists based meaning your returns are in the hands of others.
James Ward Prowse
He’s low in this analysis as direct free kicks and headers from set pieces can often be judged as low probability. to what extent you think this can continue will guide your view of him.
A fixture ease schedule for attacking players
Here’s a graphic where the teams are ranked by the ease of the defences they face over the next 6 gameweeks