Friday, 3 February 2017

The week in Fantasy Premier League: Mid-table bandwagons, the Man City fightback and why your GW23 score doesn’t really matter

By Ken Rooney

Gameweek 23 will go down in FPL history for all the wrong reasons after circumstances conspired to make it a real stinker.

First off, despite some great fixtures on paper, big teams like ArsenalSpurs and Man United fell flat.

On top of that, none of the highly-owned players did particularly well. The only player owned by 10% or more to score double figures was Eldin Jakupovic (HUL, 4.0) - and most of his owners had to endure the sight of those 11 points sitting uselessly on their bench.
It was the kind of week where a single goal or assist from your captain was looked on with envy.
If that wasn't bad enough, all those shiny new players we transferred in, and the new sense of hope they brought with them, were spectacular failures.
That was probably what tipped managers over the edge, as the mood quickly darkened among the FPL community.
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