FPLH's GW 29 Team*
Transfers: Sagna & Lampard OUT / Santon & Coutinho IN (-4 Hit)
*FPLH reserves the right to change this team at any time. Any changes made will be confirmed on FPLH's Twitter and Facebook accounts.
Gameweek 29 is upon us - the much feared "Truncated Gameweek"! A lot of the big guns will not play and will see their matches postponed due to FA Cup matches. Rather than panic buy mediocre and relegation struggling players, I have decided to opt for a calm approach and only take a -4 hit.
I decided to purchase players who were differentials and had relatively decent upcoming fixtures. I sold Sagna due to his injury and Arsenal's no show. I replaced him with Santon due to his sub 5.0 value and 2.1% ownership. Moreover his regular game time and attacking attributes can't be denied with 4 assists thus far in the PL this season.
My other transfer involved selling Lampard. As much as I like him, I feel that he may be overshadowed in the goals/assists front by the likes of Oscar, Mata, Hazard and Ba. I chose to replace Lampard with Coutinho. He may not have played a full 90 minutes in the PL this season, but he will be key to Liverpool having a good finish. His demolition of Wigan is testament to his prowess. I am surprised that only 1.6% own him. I am so confident of his abilities that I have even made him vice-captain.
My captain for the Gameweek is Sissoko. He has form on his side. Newcastle need to string a few more wins to guarantee that they avoid relegation, whereas Stoke have been dire of late. Stoke will be difficult to beat and score against, but I think Newcastle's French revolution may just be enough to put the guillotine to Stoke!
With the above in mind I have a maximum of 10 players available for GW29, hopefully all will start. I didn't think it was worth taking a -8 hit with no real big hitters in the picture. I still have my wildcard at hand. I will most likely use it after the big teams' DGW, with the final leg of the season in mind.
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