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Fantasy Premier League 22/23: Gameweek 2 Tips and Expert Advice | Football News

As the new Premier League season begins, sky sports news has launched a weekly column with key tips from the world’s best fantasy premier league managers.

In the second column Holly Shand, FPL Heisenberg When FPL family – Players with 5 top 10k finishes and over 30 years of fantasy experience – Look at what they learned from Gameweek 1, discuss Erling Haaland’s instant impact, and spot cheap players Let’s clarify a few things.

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Stephen Warnock and Sue Smith reflect on the Fantasy Premier League team’s performance in the first weekend of the new season.

What did you learn from GW1?

Holly Shand: Gameweek 1 provided a good indication of where certain teams are. Manchester City could lose the title and the link between Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland is already visible. Manchester’s red side saw Manchester United get off to a shaky start at Old Trafford. We may have to wait until later in the season to extract value from their assets.

FPL_Heisenberg: It’s clear that Alexander Mitrovic can do it in the Premier League. He bullied one of the best defenses in the league and only he could offer real value at £6.6m. His Fulham team-mate and super-budget option Andreas Pereira (£4.4m) was also impressive. Keep an eye on Fulham’s pair as he had so many free kicks, corner kicks and open attacks from his play.

FPL family: Where teams and players like Man City and Haaland (£11.6m) are concerned, FPL managers need not worry too much about the game. On paper, the West Ham away would have been a difficult game for Haaland, but he scored a double to prove he can bring points back against anyone. As mentioned, Perriera also shined, scoring 22 touches in the final third against Liverpool, more than anyone else and Fulham’s most advanced player.

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Roy Keane, Karen Carney, Myka Richards and Gary Neville analyze Manchester City’s Erling Haaland’s performance after scoring twice in his Premier League opener.

Is Haaland now a must-own player?

FPL_Heisenberg: Must Own is a strong statement, but Harland comes very close to it. With a string of games scheduled for Gameweek 2, including against Bournemouth, he certainly can’t do without the Norwegian.

FPL family: Haaland has only beaten two players in Gameweek 1, and his string of matches from now until he faces Liverpool in Gameweek 11 is very compelling. Haaland will also be out of the World Cup, which means he will have a nice mid-season break. For me this is a must own him.

Holly Shand: absolutely! I had already moved from (Harry) Kane on Sunday night and both players were still priced at £11.5m he was £11.5million. Haaland in penalties is a game changer. I didn’t expect him to get off to a fast start in a tricky trip to West Ham, but he proved me wrong. He had his five shots in the box and had four great chances, more than any other Premier in his league.

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Watch Free: Highlights from Manchester City’s win over West Ham in the Premier League

What if I have Kane and didn’t switch to Haaland before the price change?

Holly Shand: Despite the price change, I think a move from Kane to Haaland is an important move, even if it involves a 4-point hit. Enter the period to play against. Kane was unimpressive against Southampton, failing to register an attacking return despite Tottenham scoring four goals. Midfielders Son Heung-min (£12m) and Dejan Kulusevski (£8m) both look better options for now.

FPL_Heisenberg: With Kane playing Chelsea this week, I agree to take a minus four hit. You accomplish this move by freeing some cash from players who are no longer needed. For example, you could have Leon Bailey on the bench and switch to Pereira to free up £500,000. Alternatively, £4m starting goalkeeper Danny Ward could be brought in if he hasn’t already.

FPL family: Kane didn’t become a bad pick overnight. After Chelsea this week, Tottenham are on a good run, including matches against Wolves, Fulham and Nottingham Forest. Managers should also be aware that a player may have multiple price changes in his week, so be careful not to raise his Haaland price again before Game Week 2. there is.

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Sue Smith and Stephen Warnock analyze Haaland’s sensational Premier League debut

Are Gabriel Jesus, Harland, and Darwin Nunez viable ahead of time?

Holly Shand: Jesus (£8m) was dissatisfied with his performance against Crystal Palace but we saw a lot of potential in Arsenal’s attack and with a promising match ahead we are ready to give him more time. Done. Nunez (£9m) already looks like a complete fantasy asset. He has three shots on target and has the highest non-penalty xG (1.46) of any other player despite playing only 39 minutes. I’m already a Liverpool player and he’s tripled, so it’s not easy to switch.

FPL family: absolutely! Managers can invest Perriera or Josh da Silva (£4.5m) in midfield and Neco his Williams or Nathan Patterson (both his £4m) in defense. Doing this will free up the budget and an expensive pickup will appear three above him. But amid calls for premium forwards, managers need to be careful not to overlook on-form cheaper options like Ivan Tony (£7m) and Mitrovic.

FPL_Heisenberg: Admittedly, it may not be easy for the majority who already have three Liverpool assets, but all three are a solid trio that look good at Gameweek 1. Three Liverpool players I personally wouldn’t go for Nunez as he’s happy with his player but he’s a great option and will definitely need to start after impressing against Fulham I agree with you.

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Fantasy expert @FPL_Heisenberg outlines Arsenal players needed by FPL team after win over Crystal Palace

Aaronson caught the eye, but what other cheap midfield assets made an impression? And which one didn’t?

FPL_Heisenberg: Brenden Aaronson (Leeds) looked great but was unlucky not to score against Wolves. As I said earlier, I was very interested in Pereira. Open In his play, he has been very good in supporting his Mitrovic and he could be a promising starter for the team, especially if Fulham’s game turns more favorable in his Gameweek 8. there is.

Holly Shand: Jack Harrison (£6m) also put in an impressive performance in the heart of Leeds’ midfield. He appears to have taken on Rafinha’s mantle as a creative force for this side, producing seven key passes and two of his big chances, topping those metrics. Marcus Rashford (£6.5m) saw Christian Eriksen take on the role of Fors his nine and Manchester United failed to focus and impress for most of the match.

FPL family: Midfield has many great options. Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli (£6m) was in excellent shape, as was Pascal Grosz (£5.5m). A set-piece threat sees his £6.5m James Ward-Prowse also look to maintain the good returns seen in the 2021/22 season. Managers could be even cheaper with Da Silva and Pereria.

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Watch Free: Highlights from the Premier League draw between Fulham and Liverpool

Is it too early to use wildcards?

FPL family: Yes, it’s too early. I’d like to at least get another Gameweek data before making any big decisions. Historically, some Premier League teams have always started later than others. We’re looking at wildcards at or around Gameweek 5 and would consider tying wildcards to international breaks. Your card may work.

FPL_Heisenberg: In the regular season I think so, but with the usual two wildcards plus unlimited transfers during the World Cup, you can definitely use a wildcard now and that’s perfectly fine. Don’t be afraid to use it when you need it.

Holly Shand: As mentioned earlier, an early wild card this season isn’t a bad thing. However, I would like him to give me at least one more week. By that point, each team will be playing a home game, and the summer transfer window will bring even more consideration to fantasy teams.

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