After a dramatic double, the community return with their crucial Gameweek 25 tips.
What to do with injured players? Who are the key forwards to own? What are the next fixture changes to deal with? It’s all covered.
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One of the biggest conundrums going into the Gameweek 25 tips is what to do with John Lundstram. He’s been on the bench for Sheffield United’s last two games. The fixtures are shining in the Blades favour, which does little to help matters!
The fall of Lord Lundstram? (Thread) 💭
Our favorite player in FPL this season was recently benched! He has a lot of pressure to deliver points since he is the most popular defender in the game so…
— FPL Swede (@FPL_Swe) January 22, 2020
It’s a seemingly popular time to wildcard, with managers seeking an early boost in fortunes with maximum reward for the season run-in. There are various strategies that can be deployed, and it’s all covered in this latest thread from FPL Goat.
A few tips and insights if you are on wildcard just like me
▫️ There's no specific time or GW to use your wildcard
▫️ Plenty have talked about them saving their wildcard to navigate DGW34 & DGW37
▫️ Navigate the players who blank in BGW28 when you wildcard now
🔥 THREAD 🔥
— FPL GOAT 🐐⚽ (@FPLGOAT7) January 25, 2020
Adam Hopcroft crunches the big numbers for the Gameweek 25 tips, with Big Chances one of the most valuable metrics out there. Aguero dominates, with Vardy also high on the pecking order. Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Chris Wood are emerging in the budget market.
Big chances the most important stat?
Goals from big chances (goals)
🔵 Aguero 13 (16)
👹 Rashford 13 (14)
🦊 Vardy 13 (17)
🔴 Aubameyang 11 (14)
🔴 Ings 11 (14)
🔴 Salah 10 (11)
🔵 Sterling 10 (11)
🍬 Calvert-Lewin 9 (10)
🐺 Jimenez 9 (11)
🍷 Wood 8 (10)
— Adam Hopcroft (@ahopcroft13) January 25, 2020
Bakar is back with his informative review thread, reliving all the drama from an action-packed Double Gameweek 24. One of the big takeaways is the consistency of Wolves attackers, with number nine Raul Jimenez the key man under the spotlight.
The Review : GW 24 – A thread
Greetings everyone, welcome to the latest edition of The Review. With just a short turnaround after GW 24, The Review is back to hopefully help you recollect your thoughts heading into GW 25: #FPL #FPLCommunity
— AbuBakar Siddiq (@BigManBakar) January 30, 2020
In the latest instalment of the Always Cheating FPL Podcast, the Hail Cheaters react to their mixed fortunes from the previous gameweek, and consider deploying the wildcard. Captaincy is a big discussion point for the Gameweek 25 tips.
🎧 🆕 Pod #205: With some #FPL managers considering an early wildcard 🃏 before #GW25, we weigh the pros & cons and select our ideal 15-player squads. Plus, we preview next weekend's fixtures and captaincy favorites. #hailcheaters Listen and subscribe ⤵️ https://t.co/Yh5AoUYXse
— Always Cheating is here to Make Fantasy Fun Again (@hailcheaters) January 27, 2020
Sadio Mane’s injury was the biggest development in the FPL world over the last week. Ben Dinnery has provided the latest update on the Senegalese winger: he’s likely to be back for Gameweek 26, so it could be an option to hold onto him.
"Sadio will not be involved against West Ham and probably not Southampton. After that he should be fine. He has a small muscle tear. We were lucky, it was not that serious."
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) January 28, 2020
FPL Salah has all the bookies odds for the Gameweek 25 tips, with the adjusted anytime scorer odds always an interesting one to consider. It’s no surprise to see Sergio Aguero and Mo Salah topping the list: they’re likely to be the most captained players this week.
#GW25 bookies anytime scorer odds%
— Abdul Rehman (@FPL_Salah) January 29, 2020
Jamie Vardy is currently the second highest transferred out player for Gameweek 25, behind only Sadio Mane. His form faltered in January, but he’s still having an excellent season. FPL Canuck shares his previous performance history against his upcoming opponents.
Vardy's record vs upcoming opponents (apps)👀
25 CHE (11):⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️🅰️
26 wol (5):🅰️
27 MCI (10):⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️🅰️
28 nor (3):⚽️⚽️
29 AVL (5): ⚽️⚽️⚽️🅰️
30 wat (10): ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️🅰️🅰️🅰️
31 BHA (5): ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️🅰️
32 eve (9): ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️🅰️🅰️🅰️🅰️
Keeping? Selling? Sold?
— FPL Canuck (@FPLCanuck) January 27, 2020
It’s a move away from Jamie Vardy, plus injuries to Rashford and Abraham, that his shook up the template front line in the game. FPL Tipz shares his preferred setup, with Raul Jimenez and Danny Ings the mainstays, alongside a more premium option.
The ideal front 3 in @OfficialFPL right now…
I personally feel these 3 will tick along nicely in the coming weeks. The premium asset is difficult to pick but I’d favour Vardy or Auba due to Aguero’s Champion’s League focus.
— FPLTIPZ (Harry) (@FPLTIPZ) January 28, 2020
Chris Wood is another budget forward who ought to be considered alongside Jimenez and Ings. He’s been in excellent from in recent weeks, despite a tough run of games, and now the fixtures are turning in Burnley’s favour. FPL King shares the key statistics.
Chris Wood – Burnley
🟣- No Blank GWs
🟣- Barnes Injured
🟣- 22 appearances
🟣- 10 Goals
🟣- 1 assist
🟣- 1.2% Owned
🟣- Total Pts 96
🟣- 10 great fixtures out of 14
Listening to @hailcheaters made me dive in and have a look 👍🏼
Wildcard differential ? pic.twitter.com/3xucwRYmLq
— FPL viKING ©️ (@FPLviKing_) January 28, 2020
FPL Tactician has reviewed some of the big dilemmas in the community for the Gameweek 25 tips and has brought them into a handy advice list. Among the issues is what to do with Ings, Lundstram and Leicester defenders.
3 Tips for GW25.
1. Bench Ings. Even though he scored in the reverse fixture earlier in the season I think the chances of a return are slim.
2. Don’t sell Lundstram yet.
3. Soyuncu ➡️ A Sheff U defender is a good move even though they blank in GW28. Wouldn’t treble up though.
— Andy Martin (@fpl_tactician) January 30, 2020
Finally, Ben Crellin brings news of the next Blank Gameweek, in this must-read Twitter thread. There’s a small chance that one of these games could be rescheduled prior to Gameweek 28, so keep an eye on Ben’s analysis for more up to date news.
Gameweek 28 is set!
The EFL Cup Final between Man City and Aston Villa has caused two postponements:
❌Man City vs Arsenal❌
❌Aston Villa vs Sheffield Utd ❌
Neither fixture can be moved to another date within GW28 so all four teams will have Blanks. pic.twitter.com/NncTes6V2U
— Ben Crellin (@BenCrellin) January 29, 2020
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