Here’s our FPL team tips gameweek 19 article with the 3rd part of the FFGeek contributor team series. There’s Rob Reid, Prakhar Patel and Keith Spencer in this article.
FPL team tips gameweek 19 – FFGeek contributors show their GW19 teams part 3
Here’s part 3 of the FPL managers who contribute to the FFGeek site with good histories who show their teams each week. This will give people a feel for what other managers are doing. It’s a fairly informal thing with no obligation on anyone and these teams may change at anytime before the deadline without further notice. It also wont cover early transfers. It’s just to give an idea of the trends for the week no more.
Rob finished with a rank of 94k last season 22k in 16/17 4k in 15/16 and 7k in 14/15.
GW18 points: 63 -4 (average 55) Total points 988k, Gameweek rank 1,900k, Overall Rank: 693k, green arrow 24k, Team Value: £102.8m
See also Rob’s player picks
Mixed feelings following GW18. Pleased with my first consecutive green arrows since GW2. Relieved that this was the case after initially staring down the barrel of a 100k red arrow on the Saturday. And ultimately a bit annoyed, I kind of feel like this was one that got away after I yet again transferred out a player who scored over 20 points (Son) continuing the theme for my season.
On the face of it my team did alright. 5/11 returns, 2 of them double figures including another fine haul from Virgil Van Dijk. He’s been one of the bright spots over the last few weeks as my slightly reckless move to bring him in a few weeks back has now paid dividends and more. A bit disappointed with a captain blank (only my 4th this season) but Sane played well, was unlucky not to return and let’s face it, did any of us really predict a Palace win at the Ethiad?
So as we approach the halfway point of the season, I’m still in a fairly awful spot at 693k, but I’ve got a fully fit squad and am looking forward to the festive fixtures. Let’s see what GW19 brings!
A slightly shortened write-up from me this week with the quick turnaround, so I won’t go through my team in so much detail. My initial plan prior to GW18 was to sell Stones in GW19 for Digne. I’ve had to think this through a bit in light of Everton shipping 6 last weekend, but with their good fixtures coming up I still like Digne as an option. Stones is still a gametime worry for me – he was played in midfield against Palace and it was a abject failure as he was shifted back into defence after an hour. It really shows how important Fernandinho is to City’s shape and I suspect Stones may pay the price in Pep’s team selection against Leicester.
The other player that is starting to concern me though is Alonso. He’s not doing enough at his price point at present, though I’m worried about selling with his high ownership. I like the thought of moving him mind as it would free up a lot of funds to then strengthen midfielder 5 and striker 3, weak points at present. There’s also some strong rumours circulating regarding him being benched for the Watford game as well. It’s a tough call. I need Stones gone more than Alonso, but I need the extra funds as well. Tricky one but I’m going for the slightly safer sale, so Stones goes and Digne comes in. I’m still considering an Alonso sale later on, though I might wait until GW22 and change him for someone like Lovren or TAA and go for double Liverpool defence.
For team selection, I’m benching Fraser for Bournemouth’s trip to Wembley along with my 2 Hammers as I think Southampton will probably score, especially with West Ham’s defence weakened by Balbuena’s injury. Kane is my captain this week.
Compliments of the season to you all and here’s hoping for some festive green arrows!
Transfer summary: Stones out Digne in
Keith finished with a 3k OR last season, an incredible OR of 325 in 16/17 and 9k in 15/16.
He is one of the 10 top FPL managers I follow weekly who’ve finished the last 3 seasons in the top 10k OR
GW18 points: 46 (average 55) Total points 1,107k, Gameweek rank 4,136k, Overall Rank: 30k, red arrow 10k, Team Value: £103.1m
Hernandez out for Ings. Kane captain.
Keith is now on twitter
Prakhar finished in 17th overall in fantasy premier league last season. An amazing achievement!
GW18 points: 52 (average 55) Total points 1,143k, Gameweek rank 3,409k, Overall Rank: 6k, red arrow 1k, Team Value: £102.9m
Team ready for GW19!
Chicharito makes way for Marcus Rashford and Kane gets the armband(c) Good luck everyone
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