Success in FPL can often be won and lost based on FPL captaincy decisions. Get the captains armband right and it can give you a huge green arrow. However, get the decision wrong and the impact on overall rank can be huge. Fantasy Football Scout Editor Neale has taken a look at what the new fixtures mean for FPL captains in the 2022/23 season.
The much-anticipated fixture list for the 2022/23 Premier League season was released on Thursday morning.
Fantasy Premier League (FPL) hasn’t yet relaunched for the upcoming campaign. However, Fantasy managers have inevitably already started mentally drafting their Gameweek 1 squads. This is mostly based on the newly available schedule.
And we’re no different. Here we take a look at the FPL captains conundrums and premium pick pickles that may present themselves in the first quarter of 2022/23.
CAPTAINCY MATRIX – FIRST 10 GAMEWEEKS
We of course haven’t seen the prices for the new FPL campaign. Though we can be pretty sure that most of us will be eyeing up at least two of Erling Haaland, Mohamed Salah, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane and, potentially, Kevin De Bruyne in our Gameweek 1 squads.
Then there are the prolific points-scorers at the back from these clubs. Players such as Joao Cancelo, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson, and mid-price alternatives such as Dejan Kulusevski and Luis Diaz…