The most anticipated matches this week will be between Chelsea and Wolves as well as Leicester City and Manchester United.
Fantasy Premier League: Chelsea succumbed to Liverpool on trophy night after an eight-goal thriller saw them to slip to fourth and needing one point in their last game to ensure a Champions League spot. Manchester United moved to third thanks to a point against West Ham at home. Leicester sit precariously at fifth after a drubbing at the hands of Mourinho’s Tottenham while Manchester City made short work of Watford pushing the Hornets into the relegation zone with Aston Villa emerging out thanks to a one-goal victory against Arsenal.
Gameweek 37+ Review – 86 points
Bench Boost turned out to be highly rewarding. Matt Ryan and Rui Patricio both secured clean sheets in their respective games contributing 7 points each. In defense Kyle Walker had 11 points while Lucas Digne and James Tarkowski had 6 points each. Andrew Robertson’s assist gave him 5 points while Harry Maguire had only 2 points. The midfield surprisingly contributed lesser than usual with Adam Traore and James Ward-Prowse contributing 2 points each while Saint Maximin had 3 points. Sadio Mane had 5 while Kevin De Bruyne had 6 points each. Jamie Vardy had only 2 points while Danny Ings missed a penalty to finish the week with 4 points. Captain Mason Greenwood stole the show with 18 points.
The average for the Gameweek was 53 points.
Gameweek 37+ Transfers
Last Gameweek and no huge transfers. The team looks settled and will remain unchanged.
Gameweek 38+ Line-up
The team lines up in a 3-4-3 formation. Matt Ryan gets a chance in goal ahead of Rui Patricio. Kyle Walker, Lucas Digne and James Tarkowski start in defense with Andrew Robertson and Harry Maguire moving to the bench. Kevin De Bruyne and Sadio Mane start alongside James Ward-Prowse and Allain Saint-Maximin. Adama Traore moves to the bench. All three strikers; Mason Greenwood, Danny Ings and Jamie Vardy start. The City duo of de Bruyne and Walker are captain and vice-captain respectively.
Tips and Tricks
Team Choices – Manchester City is the best team to stock up on. Pep should ideally be using his full squad in the last competitive match before the Champions League restart and would want his players on the toes. They are facing bottom-placed Norwich.
Captain – Gabriel Jesus is the sole sure starter in Manchester City side with David Silva probably going to be given a swansong in the Premier League by Pep Guardiola. The Brazilian is the best choice. A trident of choices can also be used depending on where you think the top-four race is heading toward. Bruno Fernandes, Jamie Vardy, and Christian Pulisic are the best players in their respective sides and could provide the boost needed.
The crucial battles are on. Watford is at Arsenal hoping to climb back to 17th while relieved West Ham invite Aston Villa to London with staying up in the latters’ minds. Bournemouth will hope to crash the party when they travel to Everton with dwindling hopes of avoiding the drop. Leicester against Manchester United is going to be where all eyes are at. The Foxes and the Red Devils are one win away from Champions League spots for next season. Their main competitor , Frank Lampard’s Chelsea are at home against 6th placed Wolves who themselves are fighting for an assured spot in the Europa League with Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham who face Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. It’s a thrilling finale to a thrilling season.