FPL Fantasy Premier League Plan ROS

Our FPL fantasy Premier League squad is now in the top 100,000 in the world and first in our cash league. A strong wildcard play will secure our FPL gambling haul.

It’s been awhile since we’ve posted an update on our FPL squad. In fact, it’s been almost half a season. We’ve enjoyed all the drama in the Premier League so far, and there’s only five game weeks left in the season.

So what’s new? Well, we came in second in the first half of the season. Since then, we’ve had an excellent run of point scoring. We now lead our big money league by over 50 points, and our world ranking is near the top 1%.

Gameweeks 21-33

To give you a sense of the highs and lows during the 2nd leg of the FPL season, here are our lineups. We’ve played the Triple Captain and Free Hit chips so far:

Triple Captain chip
Our lowest scoring GW of the season.
Free Hit chip
Last week’s point haul pushed us in the top 100,000 for the first time ever.
Gameweek 34 Onward

There’s been a lot of movement in our lineup. This is because we decided to play our second wildcard chip. Here’s our proposed wildcard lineup:

New lineup is subject to change.

The above lineup is built to use the Bench Boost chip in GW 35 without any transfers between 34/35. Besides the Liverpool players, every other player has a double GW in GW 35. With this lineup, our squad has no money left in the bank.

This lineup is not without risk. For one, individuals such as Son, Sterling, and Lacazette could be rotated out of the lineup in GW 34. Also, there’s a chance that Brighton as a whole could perform well in their double GW 34.

Based on the remaining schedules, there’s a strong likelihood we will replace one of our starting midfielders with a bench player in GW 36, bring in Sergio Aguero and David De Gea in GW 37, and then a Manchester United attacker in GW 38.

What are your thoughts on the lineup?

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The Haul – FPL Fantasy Futból Wildcard Edition

Our FPL squad played the wildcard before Week 16. Needless to say, Week 16 and Week 17 couldn’t have been more different. We’re 52 points behind first with three weeks left before the first payout.

Fantasy Premier League Week 16 Points: 38

Fantasy Premier League Week 17 Points: 75

Total FPL Points: 935
Default League Position: 2nd (no change)
Head-to-Head League Record: 8-9
Squad Value: 103.7M

Wildcard Time

As you can see, our FPL squad looks completely different than before. In fact, Raheem Sterling, Ryan Fraser, and Aaron Wan-Bissaka are the only holdovers from our pre-wildcard lineup.

Things We Like

  1. If there’s one thing we’ve learned since starting out with FPL, it’s that all Man City players are prone to rotation. Thankfully, Raheem Sterling can still be dangerous off the bench, as he scored a goal in Week 17 despite coming in at the 66th minute.
  2. Even though we had a terrible Week 16, our Week 17 allowed us to make up a total of ten points on first place over the past two weeks.
  3. Eden Hazard looks to be coming into form just as we got him in. If we can continue to obtain 40 combined points from Hazard, Sterling, Harry Kane, and Leroy Sané, we’ll be in great position to overtake first place prior to Week 21.
  4. Our bench stepped up for us in Week 17. Since two of our defenders missed the week due to injury, Raúl Jiménez and Wan-Bissaka subbed in and scored a combined 15 points. Unfortunately, Trent Alexander-Arnold will be out for a few games. Fortunately we set our squad up to where we have a luxury to make transfers for our defense based on matchups.

Things We Hate

  1. Obviously, it hurts to only score 38 points off a wildcard play in Week 16. If only we had played this wildcard before Week 15 or before Week 17. Mo Salah scored a hat trick in Week 16 and 21 FPL points alone. If we had captained him, double that.
  2. The first place squad still has a wildcard to use. After only scoring 40 points this week, we wouldn’t be surprised to see them use it for Week 18. The one silver lining is that their squad value is only 101.6 compared to our 103.7 value.

Looking Forward

After seventeen game weeks, we are still in 2nd place and 52 points behind first. We badly need our squad to survive rotation during this Christmas period in order to catch up and overtake first place.

Recall that the squad in 1st place after Game Week 20 will receive $450, and the team in 1st at the end of the Premier League season also gets $450.

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The Haul – FPL Fantasy Futból Week 15

Our FPL squad got killed by rotation in Week 15. We lost all the ground we gained on the first place squad in Week 14. Time to use the wildcard chip.

FPL Week 15 Results (to see last week’s results, click here)

Fantasy Premier League Week 15 Points: 34

Total FPL Points: 822
Default League Position: 2nd (no change)
Head-to-Head League Result: L
Head-to-Head League Record: 7-8

Lineup Shakeup

  • (Free) Sergio Aguero (FWD – MCI; 11.2M) to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang(FWD – ARS; 11.0M)

Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (This Week): +2
Net Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (Season – Weeks of Initial Transfer): +8

Things We Like

  1. We’re just grateful we still have the wildcard, but we badly wished we would have used it for Game Week 15. Our proposed lineup would have at least kept pace with first place, who scored 71 points on the back of a Harry Kane captaincy.
  2. Ryan Fraser, at his price (6.2M), is a godsend to our FPL squad. It’s amazing that he continues to haul points most game weeks.

Things We Hate

  1. We lost 37 points on first place. Unreal, and just when we thought our lineup had momentum.
  2. Marko Arnautovic picked up an injury during his match and returned zero points. Marcos Alonso, and Chelsea, somehow lost to Wolverhampton. As a result, we received zero points from him.
  3. Our forward transfer returned nothing against a leaky and injured Manchester United team.

Looking Forward

After fifteen game weeks, we are still in 2nd place. However, we are now 62 points behind first place. Therefore, we absolutely have to use our wildcard chip before this upcoming Saturday’s fixtures to have any chance on making up ground.

Our preliminary wildcard lineup contains many new faces. The only sure thing is that Raheem Sterling stays in our lineup. Let’s hope for a strong final five weeks en route to first place.

Recall that the squad in 1st place after Game Week 20 will receive $450, and the team in 1st at the end of the Premier League season also gets $450.

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The Haul – FPL Fantasy Futból Week 14

For Week 14 in FPL, we decided to risk a transfer hit to bring in Raheem Sterling and captain him. It turned out to be one of our best moves of the season.

FPL Week 14 Results (to see last week’s results, click here)

Fantasy Premier League Week 14 Points: 66

Total FPL Points: 788 (includes Week 14 -4 transfer hit)
Default League Position: 2nd (no change)
Head-to-Head League Result: W
Head-to-Head League Record: 7-7 (place)

Lineup Shakeup

  • (Free) Richarlison (MID – EVE; 6.8M) to David Brooks (MID – BOU; 5.1M)
  • (-4 hit) Anthony Martial (MID – MUN; 7.5M) to Raheem Sterling (MID – MCI; 11.3M)

Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (This Week): +12
Net Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (Season – Weeks of Initial Transfer): +6
Money in the Bank (Week 14 Transfers): 0.0M
Money in the Bank (Current): 0.1M
Squad Value: 102.9M

Things We Like

  1. Bringing in Raheem Sterling, despite the -4 transfer hit, paid dividends this past weekend. Normally, we avoid taking a four point transfer hit because it rarely pays off. However, we made an exception this week due to our plan to captain him. To fund this, we chose to move out Richarlison due to his upcoming opponents. Everton faced Liverpool this past weekend and face Man City and Tottenham over the next four game weeks. We also moved out Anthony Martial due to concerns over his upcoming game time. As it turned out, Sterling’s two bonus points plus captaincy paid for the transfer hit, and his goal gave us a nice point haul.
  2. We gained 25 points on first place in our big money FPL league. Twelve of those points came from the Sterling and Brooks transfers. Felipe Anderson is on fire these last few weeks, scoring another goal and nabbing two bonus points, for a total of ten points.
  3. For the first time this season, our entire back line had clean sheets. We’ll gladly take this, despite the fact that none of them received bonus points.

Things We Hate

  1. All three players on our bench did not feature in this past game week due to injuries. We planned on transferring out one of our goalies for Game Week 15 due to both of them facing top six teams. However, we now need to burn the transfer on Sergio Aguero due to his potential absence in Game Week 15 and heavy rotation throughout the Christmas period.

Looking Forward

After fourteen game weeks, we are still in 2nd place. However, our squad is in great position to make a run at 1st place, especially since we still have our wildcard chip.

We are now only twenty five points behind first place with a stronger lineup than first. Barring injuries, we plan to hold on to our wildcard for as long as possible to capture first place before the New Year.

Recall that the squad in 1st place after Game Week 20 will receive $450, and the team in 1st at the end of the Premier League season also gets $450.

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The Haul – FPL Fantasy Futból Week 13

Our FPL fantasy futból squad brought back a weak haul for Week 13. We got lucky in captaining Mo Salah, but we lost ground on first place.

FPL Week 13 Results (to see last week’s results, click here)

Fantasy Premier League Week 13 Points: 40

Total FPL Points: 726
Default League Position: 2nd (no change)
Head-to-Head League Result: L
Head-to-Head League Record: 6-7 (8th place)

Lineup Shakeup

  • (Free) Benjamin Mendy (DEF – MCI; 6.3M) to Ben Chilwell (DEF – LEI; 5.1M)

Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (This Week): +2
Net Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (Season – Weeks of Initial Transfer): -6
Money in the Bank (Week 12 Transfers): 1.2M
Money in the Bank (Current): 2.2M
Squad Value: 103.1M

Things We Like

  1. If we had to choose one member of our FPL squad to score a goal, we’re glad our captain selection scored the goal. In all honesty, we considered choosing Richarlison as captain due to his easy matchup against Cardiff and playing at home. Thank God we didn’t because we would have lost out on ten total points.

Things We Hate

  1. We looked to transfer in either Ben Chilwell or Lucas Digne (Everton) to replace Benjamin Mendy due to Mendy being out for the next few months. We took a more long-term fixture view in bringing in Chilwell, but this week, that decision cost us six total points.
  2. Speaking of Mendy, this is the second time this season we’ve had to burn a transfer on him. If we ever have three Man City players in our squad again, we’ll use them all on attackers and midfielders.
  3. We needed our goalie, Joe Hart, to get a clean sheet against Newcastle. Our goalie choices have been poor overall this season, and they’ve been our downfall in our head-to-head league.

Looking Forward

After thirteen game weeks, we are still in 2nd place. Unfortunately, we lost sixteen points on first place, and are now down fifty points on the season. However, our squad is in great position to make a run at 1st place, especially since we still have our wildcard chip.

Barring injuries, we plan to hold on to our wildcard for as long as possible. We also have 2.2M in the bank and will look to retool our lineup to add a premium player. We’re hoping that the premium player we select will get hot during the busy Christmas season.

Recall that the squad in 1st place after Game Week 20 will receive $450, and the team in 1st at the end of the Premier League season also gets $450.

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The Haul – FPL Fantasy Futból Week 12

Our FPL fantasy futból squad led the league in points in Week 12 and made up twenty points on first place. We’re feeling good going into the international break.

FPL Week 12 Results (to see last week’s results, click here)

Fantasy Premier League Week 12 Points: 75


Total FPL Points: 686
Default League Position: 2nd (no change)
Head-to-Head League Result: W
Head-to-Head League Record: 6-6 (6th place)

Lineup Shakeup

  • (Free) James Maddison (MID – LEI; 6.8M) to Felipe Anderson (MID – WHU; 6.8M)

Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (This Week): +9
Net Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (Season – Weeks of Initial Transfer): -8
Money in the Bank (Week 12 Transfers): 1.0M
Money in the Bank (Current): 1.0M
Squad Value: 102.8M

Things We Like

  1. We made a great transfer for the second week in a row. James Maddison’s fantasy performance left much to be desired before he picked up an injury last week. Enter Felipe Anderson. Frankly, we made this move because West Ham as a whole have an easy schedule up to Week 20 and he scored two goals in the last match. This transfer netted us nine points thanks to a goal and two bonus points.
  2. Despite facing Manchester City, Anthony Martial scored another goal. While this had an adverse effect on Bejamin Mendy’s point haul, we’re happy that Martial scored. This gives us even more confidence to keep Martial in our squad for the foreseeable future.
  3. Our FPL lineup has a lot of the same players as the first place squad. Thankfully, we outscored first place by twenty points largely due to the hauls from Felipe Anderson, Anthony Martial, and Marcos Alonso.

Things We Hate

  1. Not much to hate this week, short of being Nostradamus. Joe Hart, our backup goalie on Burnley, faced a Leicester City side in the first Leicester home game since their chairman died in his tragic helicopter accident. Certainly, we expected Leicester to come out inspired and score at least one goal. On the flip side, Ben Foster faced off against one of the lowest scoring Premier League teams in Huddersfield Town. Sure, starting Foster cost us seven points, but it’s hard to imagine anyone starting Hart over Foster under those circumstances.

Looking Forward

After twelve game weeks, we are comfortably in 2nd place and 34 points behind 1st. Our squad is in great position to make a run at 1st place, especially since we still have our wildcard chip.

Barring injuries, we plan to hold on to our wildcard for as long as possible. However, our squad picked up a few knocks, so we’re hoping the upcoming two week international break will help.

Recall that the squad in 1st place after Game Week 20 will receive $450, and the team in 1st at the end of the Premier League season also gets $450.

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The Haul – FPL Fantasy Futból Week 10 and Week 11

Is the tide finally turning for our FPL fantasy futból squad?

FPL Week 10 and Week 11 Results (to see Week 9 results, click here)

Fantasy Premier League Week 10 Points: 77


Fantasy Premier League Week 11 Points: 71


Total FPL Points: 611
Default League Position: (up from 3rd)
Head-to-Head League Result (Week 10/Week 11): W/L
Head-to-Head League Record: 5-6

Lineup Shakeup

  • (Free) Kevin De Bruyne (MID – MCI; 9.7M) to Anthony Martial (MID – MUN; 7.4M
  • (Free) Luke Shaw (DEF – MUN; 5.0M) to Benjamin Mendy (DEF – MCI; 6.3M)

Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (This Week): +11
Net Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (Season – Weeks of Initial Transfer): -17
Money in the Bank (Week 11 Transfers): 1.0M
Money in the Bank (Current): 1.0M
Squad Value: 102.6M

Things We Like

  1. In Week 10, we captained Salah, and he rewarded us with 30 total points. It’s nice to see weeks like this to justify Salah’s high salary on our squad.
  2. Marcos Alonso showed us why he’s the highest priced defender in FPL. A clean sheet plus an assist netted us 11 points in Week 10. Also, while he didn’t nab a clean sheet in Week 11, he did record another assist.
  3. In a year full of questionable transfer decisions, transferring in Anthony Martial was a great one. We needed to make this transfer in order to get in Benjamin Mendy. Martial rewarded our squad with a goal and three bonus points.

Things We Hate

  1. We shouldn’t have transferred out Sadio Mané before Week 9. In Week 10, he scored 15 points, whereas Kevin De Bruyne only netted one point.
  2. Unfortunately, we made the wrong captain decision in Week 11. The tried and true method of deciding whether to captain Mo Salah or Sergio Aguero seems to be to pick the guy that’s at home. We stuck with Salah in Week 11 due to his Week 10 and the fact that 27 total goals were scored in Liverpool vs. Arsenal matches in the past five games. This decision cost us 11 points.
  3. James Maddison, despite the easy schedule these last two weeks, did not record a goal nor an assist either week.

Looking Forward

After eleven game weeks, we are back up to 2nd place and 54 points behind 1st. Our squad is in great position to make a run to take 1st place, especially since we still have our wildcard chip. Barring injuries, we plan to hold on to our wildcard for as long as possible.

Recall that the squad in 1st place after Game Week 20 will receive $450, and the team in 1st at the end of the Premier League season also gets $450.

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The Haul – FPL Fantasy Futból Week 9

Our decision to captain Mohamed Salah helped our FPL fantasy futból squad, but we still did not make up any ground on the first place squad.

FPL Week 9 Results (to see last week’s results, click here)

FPL Week 9 Points: 47
Total Points: 463
Default League Position: 3rd (up from 4th)
Head-to-Head League Result: L
Head-to-Head League Record: 4-5

Lineup Shakeup

  • (Free) Sadio Mane (MID – LIV; 9.7M) to Kevin De Bruyne (MID – MCI; 9.7M)

Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (This Week): -1
Net Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (Season – Weeks of Initial Transfer): -28
Money in the Bank (GW8 Transfers): 0M
Money in the Bank (Current): 0M
Squad Value: 102.3M

Things We Like

  1. Finally, on the ninth try, we started a goalie that recorded a clean sheet!
  2. We captained Salah over Aguero this week and it got us an extra four total season points.

Things We Hate

  1. Marcos Alonso netted only one point this week against a struggling Manchester United squad. Maybe we were overconfident in thinking Chelsea would take advantage of this situation and at least net a clean sheet.
  2. While our goalie (Ben Foster – Watford) recorded a clean sheet, we started a defender on the opposing team (Wolves) and got nothing out of him.
  3. Frankly, our lineup is scoring less than expected lately. We now lost four in a row in our head-to-head league. It’s tough to have the patience to stick to our guns.

Looking Forward

After nine game weeks, we are up to third place, and we didn’t gain nor lose ground on first place. We need to start thinking on when we will use our wildcard. We’re hoping that De Bruyne gets back to full match fitness soon so he can start accumulating points. Also, we’re hoping his value shoots up quickly in case we decide to transfer him out during our wildcard.

Recall that the squad in 1st place after Game Week 20 will receive $450, and the team in 1st at the end of the Premier League season also gets $450.

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The Haul – FPL Fantasy Futból Week 8

Another poor week has caused our FPL fantasy futból squad to fall to 4th place. The ship is sinking fast.

FPL Week 8 Results (to see last week’s results, click here)

FPL Week 8 Points: 36
Total Points: 416
Default League Position: 4th (down from 2nd)
Head-to-Head League Result: L
Head-to-Head League Record: 4-4

Lineup Shakeup

  • (Free) Wilfred Zaha (FWD – CRY; 7.0M) to Marko Arnautovic (FWD – WHU; 7.0M)

Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (This Week): -1
Net Point Haul/Loss from Transfers (Season – Weeks of Initial Transfer): -27
Money in the Bank (GW6 Transfers): 0M
Money in the Bank (Current): 0M
Squad Value: 102.1M

Things We Like

  1. Nothing. This was a bad week all around. All we can do is sit back during this upcoming international break and hope our team figures out how to score.

Things We Hate

  1. Joe Hart could not keep a clean sheet against Huddersfield Town, tied for the lowest scoring team in the Premier League this season coming into this past weekend. This is getting ridiculous in that we haven’t had one clean sheet from our goalie this season.
  2. Our decision to captain Mo Salah over Richarlison backfired. We missed out on eleven points because of this move.
  3. Luke Shaw (DEF – MUN) got zero points against Newcastle United. Newcastle was the other lowest scoring team in the Premier League. United sucks, and we can’t imagine their manager lasts beyond the calendar year.
  4. We left a total of 13 points on our bench between two players.

Looking Forward

After eight game weeks, we go into the international break in 4th place and 60 points behind first place. We have a lot of tough decisions over the break regarding players on our FPL squad, and no real answers right now. Oh well, all it takes is one strong week to right the ship.

Recall that the squad in 1st place after Game Week 20 will receive $450, and the team in 1st at the end of the Premier League season also gets $450.

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