Here’s my fantasy premier league team selection GW13 article. As is normal, I review GW12, share my transfer thoughts, captain choice and the lineup dilemmas for GW13.
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Firstly if you’re new to the site my last 4 seasons overall ranks are 17k, 36k, 17k and 21k.
GW12 points: 68 -4 (FPL average 51) Total points 695, Overall Rank: 1,064k, green arrow 152k Team Value: £100.5m
I used my wildcard in GW9
Here’s the points:
So in a week when there was a number of red arrows I guess I should be happy with a 150k green arrow.
Unfortunately like last week I’m anything but and I mean it without detracting from the people who had red arrows this week.
The problem is that last week I had 9 returning players and this week 7. These should be rank halving weeks and not a 25% increase and a 10% increase in ranks. What really concerns me though is these lucky weeks will see me paid back with unlucky weeks where there are only 1 or 2 returning players and you can bet your bottom dollar that there will be a huge drop drop which wipes out these gains.
Just as an aside I wasn’t worried about losing the Vardy points. I was always going to use him to get Salah once Fernandes’s form had improved so significantly so it is what it is. I did expect the Brighton to defend better but to be fair to them 15 shots and a 1.64 xGA isn’t the worst and Vardy did get 2 assists from 2 key passes. Also whenever you’ve got a hopeless GK like Ryan (worst save % in the PL) then there’s always that risk. Add to that the eventuality that after a 1000 long range shots eventually Maddison gets 1 right.
1 free transfer and £0.0m in the bank
So no compelling reason to make a transfer this week so I’m carrying over the free transfer
The FFGeek Captain poll and some others I had a quick look at generally seem to be favouring De Bruyne so that’s who I’ve gone for with Fernandes as a vice. Both have good fixtures.
The choice required was 2 of Soucek, Dallas and Walker Peters. As usual I used bookies odds to decide who to lineup on and surprisingly the widest odds was for a Southampton clean sheet so he’s first on my bench. It’s possible Cancelo doesn’t play unfortunately so it could be an irrelevant decision.
Here’s the team
Good luck everyone!