This weeks preview has arrived! This is part of a series of blogs where we base our team on the bookies odds.
The expected points this week is 54. Gabriel Jesus is the Captain this week due to having the highest expected points, whilst Raheem Sterling is Vice Captain. Tammy Abraham was transferred in to replace Tomer Hemed.
Pickford – Expected Points 3.26
Pickford starts due to Everton having a higher chance of keeping a clean sheet. He makes his first appearance for us since GW8. No surprise he didn’t keep a clean sheet then either. I’ll be a surprise if Everton ever do manage a clean sheet in the league this season but here’s hoping!
Stephen Ward – Expected Points 4.33
Had an absolute stinker in the Ireland V Denmark game. It’s the worst I’ve seen him play this season. Let’s hope he gets his head straight for those clean sheet points.
David Luiz – Expected Points 4.72
Conte reports that David Luiz is in contention for the starting line up this week against West Brom, so I’ve opted to hold onto him this week. Luiz didn’t feature in Brazils International games, unlike Christensen and Ethan Ampadu(The guy who replaced him on the bench) Lets hope he starts tomorrow!
Nacho Monreal – Expected Points 3.58
0 points against City last week and takes on a very attacking Spurs team. Hopefully, he can get an assist as I don’t think Arsenal will manage a clean sheet against Spurs.
Zaha – Expected Points 4.35
Zaha will likely cause Everton all sorts of trouble with his pace. Everton have failed to keep a clean sheet so far this season in the league. At least if they do keep a clean sheet we’ll get the points for Pickford.
Dele Alli – Expected Points 4.29
Dele Alli is back training and looks a cert to start. Didn’t play in Gameweek 11 due to injury and also didn’t play during the international break. A nice break for Alli who could come out firing.
Raheem Sterling(VC) – Expected Points 5.21
Didn’t play during the international break due to ”Injury” Sterling has been in fantastic form this season and should be fit for this gameweek despite not playing either of Englands International games.
Eden Hazard – Expected Points 4.95
Rested/ ”Injured” midweek against Japan in the international break. Hazard should be fully fresh for this weeks encounter against West Brom. Despite poor returns so far, Hazard has looked very good in games and it’s only a matter of time before he’s regularly returning big.
Gabriel Jesus(C) – Expected Points 11.26
Came off the bench last week against Arsenal. Aguero fainted midweek during International duty against Nigeria, yet has tweeted that he’s fit to play.
Todos los estudios que me hicieron por precaución salieron bien así que listo y preparado para el partido del sábado. Vamos City!!//All the tests they run on me – just for caution – turn out well, so I'm set to go for Saturday's match. C'mon, City!!
— Sergio Kun Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) November 16, 2017
Let’s hope Pep thinks differently and Jesus starts.
Firmino – Expected Points 4.56
Liverpool A v Liverpool B this week. It’s been awhile since Firmino got on the score sheet. Even Oxlade-Chamberlain has scored more than him in recent weeks. Southampton haven’t been great defensively this season so Firmino has a great chance of scoring
Tammy Abraham – Expected Points 3.91
A guaranteed starter for Swansea and looks to be in good form with good fixtures coming up. We opted to transfer out Hemed who could get little playing time while Glenn Murray keeps on scoring
Bench: Elliot, RLC, Mbemba, Otamendi