Top 3 FPL Captaincy Picks and Tips - Gameweek 11
Posted by FFPundits
3:33pm Oct 31 2019
Premium Fantasy Premier League assets from Liverpool and Manchester City are firm captaincy favourites for Gameweek 11.
Welcome back to the ‘FPL Captaincy Picks’ series, where we’ll be discussing the top 3 Fantasy Premier League captain options for the Gameweek ahead, as voted for by the FPL community over on our Gameweek 11 Twitter Captains Poll.
As always, we have provided you with a video version of this article, for those of you who prefer to sit back and listen.
Please note that all player prices, ownership percentages and captain poll votes were correct at the time or writing and recording.
3. Mohamed Salah – Liverpool
vs. Aston Villa (A) | £12.4m | 29.1% owned
Mo Salah has received around 8% of the vote, placing him 3rd in the poll.
The Egyptian converted a penalty to help Liverpool to a 2-1 win over Spurs last Sunday, with no player firing more than his 5 shots on target during the Gameweek.
He’s returned 8 goal involvements in 9 league matches this season (5 goals, 3 assists) but is yet to score on the road, from 11 goal attempts.
The 27-year-old boasts an impressive record against teams in the bottom half of the table, averaging 9.2 PPG against those sides last season.
8 of the 9 away goals he scored came during those matches.
Liverpool will look to maintain their lead at the top of the table when they travel to Aston Villa this weekend.
The Villans have shipped 7 goals in the last 4 Gameweeks and only 4 teams have conceded more big chances (11) in that time.
2. Kevin de Bruyne – Man City
vs. Saints (H) | £10.2m | 39.4% owned
Kevin De Bruyne currently sits in 2nd place, receiving around 24% of the vote.
The Belgian has fared particularly well at the Etihad this season, amassing 2 goals and 6 assists in 4 appearances, to produce an average of 11.8 PPG.
No player has created more big chances than his 6, during home matches, while only Alexander-Arnold (28) has racked up more than his 23 attempted assists.
Gameweek 11 sees Man City host Southampton, on the back of their 9-0 thrashing at the hands of Leicester last Friday.
They’ve conceded an astounding 19 goals and 21 big chances in the last 6 Gameweeks.
In 25 matches during this calendar year, Saints have kept just 4 clean sheets, while shipping 49 goals, at an average of almost 2 goals per game.
1. Raheem Sterling – Man City
vs. Southampton (H) | £12.1m | 39.1% owned
With 61% of the vote, Raheem Sterling keeps his place at the top of the poll.
He boasts an impressive record at the Etihad during this calendar year, with 7 goals and 5 assists in 12 home matches, to earn an average of 7.3 PPG.
The 24-year-old has found returns in 3 of the last 4 Gameweeks, amassing 2 goals and 1 assist.
No teammate has produced more than his 11 attempted assists during that period, while only Yarmolenko (6) has created more than his 4 big chances, amongst all players.
Man City remain comfortably top of all attacking metrics this season, with 32 goals scored, 49 big chances and 78 shots on target, in 10 matches.
They’ve scored 17 goals in 5 league matches at the Etihad, at an average of 3.4 goals per game.
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