The Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 6 Preview has plenty of community tips.
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1. Knish On Footie
The biggest issue for the Gameweek 6 preview is who to captain in Gameweek 6. Knish on Footie takes us through the big 3 in the selection, and Sadio Mane shouldn’t be forgotten here too. It’s the hot topic of the week.
GW6 @OfficialFPL captaincy next week will be a fascinating three-way race between Aguero (at Cardiff); Salah (home to Southampton) and Hazard (at West Ham). All could play in Europe midweek so long way to go but will be a difficult decision. #FPL #FPLCommunity pic.twitter.com/c7eL4r77Be
— Knish on Footie (@KnishOnFootie) September 15, 2018
The FPL General follows the captain dilemma up with a poll. Very few are likely to go outside of the main 4, with Liverpool assets leading the way by some margin. Sergio Aguero’s knock seems to be causing fantasy managers to steer clear.
Quick poll for today's @59thMinutePod.
I know its a bit early but who is your captain for #GW6 currently?
Lets assume Aguero will be fit for the purpose of this poll. #FPL
— The General (@FPLGeneral) September 18, 2018
Cardiff and Fulham are inside the group of 5 teams that most of our fantasy points have arrived in fixtures against. This may give more traction for those managers looking to Hazard and Aguero for big points for the Gameweek 6 preview.
FPL points against so far this season pic.twitter.com/743ZOzqwyf
— fplkernow (@fplkernow) September 17, 2018
As fantasy managers look to scramble for Eden Hazard off the back of a hat trick, selling Salah to fund the move has been a very popular. The underlying statistics suggest that it is a strategy which could pay off.
Hazard vs Salah #FPL
— Fantasy Football Hub (@FFootballHub) September 18, 2018
It’s no wonder Eden Hazard has been so popular for the Gameweek 6 preview: the statistics provided by Chelsea fan SarriBall are mightily impressive. The Belgian is currently on one of the most potent stretches of any player globally.
Eden Hazard's last 17 games for club and country 🏆🇧🇪
14 starts. 🔥
13 goals ⚽
6 assists 🏅
11 MOTM 👑
— SarriStuff (@FPL_SarriBall) September 16, 2018
6. Always Cheating
While the appeal of Eden Hazard is obvious, there’s some cheaper players also performing that can unlock funds for the most premium players. Always Cheating delve into the bandwagons, Fraser and Maddison.
Pod #141: All about the midfield. Salah tests our patience 🤷♂️, while Hazard explodes 🔥 under #Sarriball. We examine the Fraser and Maddison bandwagons 🚚, prep for #ChampionsLeague group play, and preview the #GW6 fixtures and captains. #hailcheaters https://t.co/9yZQCecw3j
— Always Cheating #FPL Podcast (@hailcheaters) September 18, 2018
It’s Fraser and Maddison who are top of the FPL Tips watchlist for the Fantasy Football Pundits. Great fixtures bolster their appeal. Since the big sides are juggling European football ties, it’s a good time to consider players from other teams.
👀 NEW #FPL ARTICLE 👀
Bournemouth’s Ryan Fraser outshines the majority of premium midfielders on FPL in Gameweek 5️⃣
🚂 All aboard?https://t.co/IMc0kzM7pY
— Fantasy Football Pundits (@FFPundits) September 18, 2018
While some of the big players may quickly become rotation risks as managers look to manage minutes around the Champions League, the in form Romelu Lukaku should see plenty of minutes under Mourinho. He’s certainly got the form and fixtures.
#FPL option: Romelu Lukaku 👀
▫️4 starts, 4 goals ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️🔥
▫️2nd highest Forward in the PL for:
▫️Shots on target 🎯
▫️Shots in the box 📥
▫️5 out of 6 favourable fixtures ✅
▫️Nailed on to play 90 minutes 🔨 pic.twitter.com/AiqTULkmbs
— FPL Heisenberg (@FPL_Heisenberg) September 17, 2018
Many budget strikers found the back of the next last time out and it’s Wolves man Raul Jimenez who’s caught the eye of Adam Hopcroft. The underlying statistics are excellent, plus the fixtures are strong too.
Players to consider game week 5 onwards – the budget striker
Raul Jimenez @Raul_Jimenez9
Last 2 game weeks
10 shots (1st)
6 shots in the box (2nd)
4 big chances (1st)
4 shots on target (2nd)
Next 5 fixtures man utd, SO'TON, palace, WATFORD, brighton
— Adam Hopcroft (@ahopcroft13) September 18, 2018
Managers will be sweating on the fitness of Aguero and Mendy. Ben Dinnery has all the latest news for the Gameweek 6 preview. These two players are currently among the top 5 for ownership in the Fantasy Premier League game.
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) September 18, 2018
Finally, if you’re on a wildcard this week, there’s a useful tip from WGTA. As a 4.0 million pound back up, managers should look to Button who may see some game time going into the busy winter schedule. It pays to think long-term!
Quick tip for those wildcarding: put Brighton's Jenson Button instead of MC Hamer in as your 4.0 GK 🧤
Mat Ryan will be away with Straya 🇦🇺 at the Asian Cup 🏆 in January, meaning you'll have a 4.0 playing keeper in Jenson throughout that month.#FPL pic.twitter.com/QT15AIB7bg
— Who Got The Assist? #FPL Podcast (@WGTA_FPL) September 18, 2018
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