Bayern Munich v Liverpool – Moments That Mattered

A Bayern side that has netted 11 goals in their previous two Bundesliga outings punctures a cagey opening period by conjuring up the tie’s first scoring opportunity.

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The week in Fantasy Premier League: Assessing the Captaincy candidates
It’s finally here – the last Double Gameweek of the season.   It’s the week where those prudent FPL managers who held on to their chips look to be rewarded for their patience, as they finally overtake their more trigger-happy rivals.   Unfortunately, much of that... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Time for a Talisman
Another Double Gameweek, another disappointment. Few managers emerged from GW34 with the kind of score they were hoping for after Sterling and Kane became the only well-owned players to just about manage to return double figures. As usual, the leading points scorer turned out to be... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Kane and Salah – in or out?
Fantasy Premier League managers worldwide breathed a collective sigh of relief this week after the last fixtures of the season were finally confirmed. At last, all doubt has been removed and we can finally get on with the business of planning for the all-important end-of-season run.... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Abandoning the Blank and pushing past FPL burnout
Barely two minutes had passed before Fantasy Premier League managers were greeted with their first bizarre sight of Gameweek 29. Life is confusing enough when you own one of Everton’s carousel of attacking players without the club’s graphics department making things even worse. Niasse starts.Niasse benched... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Butland’s Bonus, Kane v Salah And Differentials For The Desperate
Fantasy Premier League managers everywhere love a good moan about the allocation of bonus points – usually when one of their players gets short-changed. This week was very different, though. The bonus points system itself is a laudable endeavour, ostensibly designed to spread the points around... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Early plans for those dreaded Blanks and Doubles
Gameweek 27 is almost upon us – and it can’t come soon enough for most Fantasy Premier League managers. The previous Gameweek began in fairly surreal fashion when, just before deadline, Phil Jones’ sister inadvertently broke the news that the popular defender wouldn’t be playing. Hope... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Selling too soon, Kane V Aguero and the Christensen curse
Gameweek 24 had an air of nostalgia for Fantasy Premier League managers, as we watched former legends of the game come to the fore again. A hat-trick from Sergio Aguero (MCI, 11.8) sparked fond memories of the ‘always captain Kun’ days when we barely had to... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Assessing the new midfield template
Stubbornly holding on to a player can be fatal in Fantasy Premier League – but managers have been finding out recently that selling one too soon can be every bit as calamitous.   We’re all familiar with the sight of a former favourite scoring a brace... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League:  The new ‘essentials’, post-Coutinho Liverpool & lessons learned from DGW2
The start of January saw the first Double Gameweek of the Fantasy Premier League season – and like most of them, it brought plenty of disappointment with it.   Let’s rip off one particular Band-Aid right away – the decision to triple captain Harry Kane (TOT,... Read more
The Week In Fantasy Premier League: #Kanexit Fallout, Budget Strikers and Firmino V Coutinho
Last week, the term #kanexit was coined by frustrated Fantasy Premier League managers looking to offload the top-priced Spurs man after some inconsistent form. It’s unlikely to be heard again anytime soon. Two hat-tricks later and those questions about whether Harry Kane is worth that £12.8m... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Where have all the forwards gone?
There was a time when owning three high-priced forwards seemed like the only the way to go in Fantasy Premier League.   These days we look upon our players in each of those previously coveted spots with ever-growing resentment, each one now a sarcastic manifestation of... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: The City riddle solved, midfield gems and Expected Goals explained
A dilemma that has plagued Fantasy Premier League managers all season was finally put to rest this week.   In an unusually candid press conference, Man City boss Pep Guardiola confirmed what many of us had suspected, but couldn’t know for sure.   Insight from Pep... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: The Harry Kane debacle, Steady Eddies and Sané concerns
In a week when the five most popular picks for captain all failed to find the net, you knew the mood among the FPL community was about to darken. So it was in GW10, as those rare success stories kept a low profile, as others compared... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Palace potential, Spurs rethink and Hazard’s return
Oh, how the mighty have fallen, eh? First, Romelu Lukaku’s blank against Liverpool set the tone for his three million owners (and with just a single shot in each of his last two games of Mourinhoball, they’re starting to look elsewhere). The glee this inspired in... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Man City bandwagons and the rise of the defenders
High-profile injuries and squad rotation have plagued FPL managers this season.   The bad news is that with Champions League ties around the corner, that’s hardly going to change this week.   Bit fed up with the forward transfer merry go round so will prob keep.... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Picking forwards based on league position and all aboard the Man City bandwagon
There’s nothing in FPL quite as gut-wrenching as watching a player you don’t own score a hat-trick. We even felt it last season as we watched Salomón Rondón proudly take the match ball home from Swansea, before his new FPL owners edged closer to insanity as... Read more
WATCH: Today Marks The 8th Anniversary Of The Greatest Manchester Derby Of All-Time
The first fixture between Manchester United and Manchester City in the 2009–10 Premier League season was played on 20 September 2009 at Old Trafford. It was the 153rd Manchester derby between the two clubs. Manchester United won the game 4–3 courtesy of a late winner from... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Is it really time to ditch Romelu Lukaku?
The season is only four weeks old – but already Fantasy Premier League is handing out some tough lessons for some of the more unfortunate managers among us. First there was Sadio Mané’s sending off to deal with – and those who moved too quickly to... Read more
The week in Fantasy Premier League: Maximising wildcard value, the second coming of Phil Jones and the case for 4-3-3
With the international break and the phoney wars of the transfer window now thankfully behind us, FPL managers can focus on the season ‘proper’.   As usual, summer deadline day promised much, but delivered little – particularly in terms of potential additions to our fantasy squads.... Read more