DEADLINE DAY! We asked the three best managers in the fierce FPLOL league some key questions about differentials and must-haves before the long awaited Premier League kick-off.
To join our mini-league use this link or enter league code wr44t8. To enter with a buy-in of 1000 NOK (€97) join the league AND email firstname.lastname@example.org BEFORE kick-off between Brentford and Arsenal. All the entries go to the prize pool which will be distributed according to the number of entrants. Everyone who joins with a buy-in and beats me (Roy Pedersen, team name FPLOL.com) also gets a branded piece of clothing (hoodie, t-shirt, etc.).
The average score in our mini-league must have been sky high in the 20/21 FPL season. Often when I had green arrows in other leagues I had red or neutral arrows in the FPLOL league. After a tight race till the end, Marius Olsen, Mari Stade and Magnus Sørbye ended up on the podium. So who better to ask as our many drafts turn into the real deal on Friday at 19:30 CET? Here are their answers along with a quick pre-season summary.
Marius Olsen / Bambasol (#1 in 20/21 with 2437 points)
I am putting a lot of weight on the fixtures at the start of the season. In my opinion good fixtures give good form, especially if you look away from the big premiums.
The 3 best differentials from the start? Jimenez, Callum Wilson, Benrahma, Man
The 3 best season differentials? Zaha, Rodrigo, Alli
Which team will disappoint the most? SouthamptonWhat team will impress the most? Crystal Palace
The 3 most important players from the start? Salah, Shaw, TAA
The 3 most important players this season? Salah, Kane, Shaw
Magnus Sørbye / WAKA WAKA (#2 in 20/21 with 2434 points)
This is pure bingo. I didn’t spend much time on Fantasy in the summer but it has picked up during the last week. Although I am an Arsenal fan I fear they will be the team to disappoint the most.
The 3 best differentials from the start? Mahrez, Greenwood, Pereir
The 3 best season differentials? Mahrez, Bachman, Buendia
Which team will disappoint the most? ArsenalWhat team will impress the most? Wolves
The 3 most important players from the start? TAA, Salah, Antonio
The 3 most important players this season? TAA, KDB, Lukaku
Mari Stade / Listefyll FC (#3 in 20/21 with 2424 points)
I am starting to wonder whether my first draft will perform better than my 100th draft. I’m going safe in the beginning with players that are selected by many. Let the frustration begin on August 13th!
The 3 best differentials from the start? Jota, Mahrez, Benrahma
The 3 best season differentials? Mané, Buendia, Mount
Which team will disappoint the most? EvertonWhat team will impress the most? Brentford
The 3 most important players from the start? Salah, Bruno, TAA
The 3 most important players this season? Salah, KDB, Lukaku