With just two weeks until the Gameweek 1 deadline, the community have been tinkering with their drafts.
Events during pre-season matches and the transfer window are helping to shape those Gameweek 1 drafts.
Last week, I provided an update to my own Gameweek 1 drafts over on YouTube. The Fantasy Football Community channel is still very new and any support you can give is welcomed – please subscribe, like, comment and share!
Fantasy Football Pundits have updated their site team, focused on the inclusion of Harry Kane for his Gameweek 1 fixture against Aston Villa. Sacrifices have been made though in terms of Manchester City assets.
— Fantasy Football Pundits (@FFPundits) July 23, 2019
In his latest update, FPL Partridge is conforming to the Twitter template. Pope is quickly emerging as the preferred 4.5 million goalkeeper. Pogba is a relative differential though in FPL community terms.
My weekly team update. This is how it’s looking.
Almost pointless posting it now because it looks the same as everyone else’s 😬 pic.twitter.com/Gpi3DPhxi3
— FPL Partridge (@FPL_Partridge) July 21, 2019
Heisenberg has made the bold decision to go without any attacking players from Liverpool. It does allow for some big names up front though, doubling up on potent Bournemouth and Leicester attacks.
— FPL Heisenberg (@FPL_Heisenberg) July 9, 2019
The FPL Editor is going down the same route as my personal team, trying top squeeze in Salah, Sterling and Kane. There’s triple Cherries in here too, plus a Leicester attacker. Just one Liverpool defender is present.
Is this the best Kane, Salah, Sterling #FPL draft money can buy?
How did the 'best of the rest' fair in 2018/19…
✅Back 4 – 152 point average per player
✅Perez and Brooks – 132 point average per player
✅King – 141 points
Lacks structure, but you could come out firing! 🚀 pic.twitter.com/hX2h4miKhF
— The Editor (@FPLEditor) July 12, 2019
Ben Crellin is pacing himself with his Gameweek 1 team. Zinchenko is becoming a popular trend within the community, and Pascal Gross is a differential. Sigurdsson has great opening fixtures.
I've tinkered with my FPL team for the first time this month… pic.twitter.com/q64Vvnmhrt
— Ben Crellin (@BenCrellin) July 20, 2019
Tom from Who Got The Assist? has gone for a triple up on Everton for the time being. It’s Callum Wilson who get’s the nod over Josh King, despite the big price differential.
Ahead of today's pod, here's where I am now 👀
Long time to go, no locks, not tinkered much as per psych work!
2 cap options in Raz/Mo. Wilson>King.
Feels like an "11th man" question atm: DCL placeholding. DK on 3xEVE 🤷🏻♂️
Sure preseason/transfers will present more options 🤞#FPL pic.twitter.com/3jyohVmDft
— Who Got The Assist? (Tom) (@WGTA_FPL) July 21, 2019
The FPL General is keeping his cards close to his chest in his latest draft. However, there’s no premium forwards or goalkeeper, since he’s shifted to a 4-4-2 formation.
LIV LIV MCI EVE
LIV MCI MCI LEI
— FPL General (@FPLGeneral) July 21, 2019
FPL Fly is also rolling out a 4-4-2 and he’s going against the grain by selection Mane and De Bruyne over Salah and Sterling. It comfortably allows a premium keeper, plus Kane and Wilson in attack.
Neil Murray is sticking to the big at the back mentality, with a double double of Merseyside full backs. There’s a warning here on peaking too soon with those Gameweek 1 drafts.
My 3rd real draft and my last until August. No more tinkering for me now until pre-season is over. 🔒
I’ll only make (and share) my next draft after the Community Shield. pic.twitter.com/CvLREt1rxu
— Neil Murray #FPL (@roneildinho) July 7, 2019
David Munday has got on board the Sterling to De Bruyne downgrade in order to afford both Kane and Vardy up top. There’s sacrifices elsewhere though, with just one Liverpool defender.
— David Munday (@DavidMunday815) July 23, 2019
There’s no major structural changes for Will from Fantasy Football Hub, as he sticks with a 4-4-2 containing no premium strikers. There’s been some upgrades made in defence for a powerful back line.
New #FPL Video
My 2nd Draft (sort of)
Shares & subs appreciated 👍https://t.co/C020110Dip
— Will (Fantasy Football Hub) (@FFH_Will) July 25, 2019
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