Fantasy Premier League 2019/20 Gameweek 1 Second Draft

Gameweek 1 Draft

After two weeks of tinkering, the Gameweek 1 draft of the Fantasy Premier League 2019/20 season has changed.

Fitting Mohammed Salah, Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane into the FPL Gameweek 1 draft squad has been accomplished!

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Gameweek 1 Team (YouTube version)

Earlier this week, I provided a preview of my new Gameweek 1 squad over on YouTube. The Fantasy Football Community channel is relatively new and any support you can give is welcomed – please subscribe, like, comment and share!

Gameweek 1 Changes

A number of changes have been made to the Gameweek 1 Draft shared a couple of weeks ago. I couldn’t get the thought of having Harry Kane in my side out of my head! This thought was further bolstered by the brilliant community article on No Kane, No Gain.

This has led to a change in formation for the team, as we go back to a more traditional 3-5-2 formation.

Ryan –> Ederson

Laporte —> Reid

Alexander-Arnold —> Van Dijk

Digne —> Coleman

Sigurdsson —> Jorginho

Milivojevic —> Noble

Dendoncker —> Milivojevic

Murray —> Kane

In gaining Kane, Manchester City defensive cover has been retained by Ryan being upgraded to Ederson, in the place of Laporte. Alexander-Arnold has made way for Van Dijk and Coleman is in for Digne to save one million.

Sacrifices have been made in midfield, to accommodate a premium player, with Sigurdsson and Milivojevic making way for less prevalent penalty takers. However, we have managed to squeeze a Leicester attacker in there!

Gameweek 1 Team

Gameweek 1 Draft

Here’s an early look at how our 2019/20 Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 1 team could lineup. With an opening game against promoted Norwich, Mohammed Salah looks to be a firm favourite as captain on opening weekend.

Obviously lots can change between now and the Gameweek 1 deadline on August 9th. The transfer window is open, there’s plenty of pre-season action which could bring injuries.

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