Community XI: Gameweek 1 Drafts Update

Gameweek 1 Drafts

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!


1. Pundits

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.


2. Partridge

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.


3. Heisenberg

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.


4. Editor

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.


5. Crellin

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.


6. WGTA

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.


7. General

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.


8. Fly

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.


9. Neil

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.


10. Munday

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.


11. Hub

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.

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