The Australian Twitter Template team
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The Australian Twitter Template team is assembled from the most owned players (within £100m budget) by managers in the Australian Twitter League (@australian_fpl, currently with ~60 Aussie managers who are active on Twitter)
Data taken from: https://www.fplgameweek.com/
The GW1 team (£99.0m – £1.0m in the bank). Salah got the armband.
TAA Shaw Tsimikas
Salah(C) Bruno Benrahma Greenwood
Antonio Ings Toney
Bench: Steele, White, Ayling, Brownhill
The team returned a massive 111 pts in GW1 (against GW average 69 pts) with an overall rank of 42K!
After the massive GW1 success, no change to the team going into GW2. The team continued to perform really well, despite a Salah(C) blank, and returned another healthy 88 pts (GW average 56 pts) – a GW rank of 76.5K and a big green arrow to 13K overall rank!
Going into GW3, there was only one change made to the Australian Twitter Template team, with White transferred out for Livramento.
The GW3 team (squad value £99.7m – £1.3m in the bank). Antonio got the armband given his red hot form.
TAA Shaw Ayling
Salah Bruno Benrahma Greenwood
Antonio(C) Ings Toney
Bench: Steele, Livramento, Tsimikas, Brownhill
The hot streak continued in GW3 with a GW score of 68 pts (against average 54 pts), and a small green arrow to 11.4K overall rank.
As we go into the international break, please stay tuned to see what happens to the Australian Twitter Template team ahead of GW4.
In GW4, 12 of the 66 managers in the Australian Twitter League played their first wildcard, however, that only resulted in three changes to the Australian Template team:
Ronaldo+Raphinha+DCL come in for Ings+Bruno+Toney (for a -4 hit).
Team line-up (squad value £100.4m – £0.6m in the bank):
TAA Shaw Livramento
Salah Benrahma Greenwood Raphinha
Ronaldo(C) Antonio DCL
Bench: Steele, Brownhill, Ayling, Tsimikas
GW points: 73 (-4) = 69 pts – Note: DCL didn’t play so Brownhill came in for 1 pt
GW rank: 906K
Overall rank: 11.4K to 13.5K (a very minor red arrow)
Three changes in the Australian Twitter League from GW4
Bamford, Jota and White come in for DCL, Greenwood and Tsimikas (for a -8 pt hit)
Team line-up (squad value £100.9m – £0.2m in the bank):
TAA (0) Shaw (2) White (7) Ayling (2)
Salah(C) (24) Benrahma (10) Jota (3) Raphinha (8)
Ronaldo (6) Bamford (5)
Bench: Steele, Brownhill, Livramento, Antonio
GW points: 70 (-8) = 62 pts – Note: TAA didn’t play so Brownhill came in for 2 pts
GW rank: 2.45m
Overall points: 398 pts
Overall rank: 13.5K to 16.5K (a very minor red arrow)
Just one change made to the Australian Twitter League from GW5
Jimenez in for injured Bamford.
Team line-up (squad value £100.7m – £0.6m in the bank):
TAA (1) Shaw (0) Livramento (2)
Salah (7) Benrahma (3) Jota (7) Raphinha (8)
Ronaldo(C) (4) Antonio (8) Jimenez (8)
Bench: Steele, Brownhill, White, Ayling
GW points: 50 pts
GW rank: 1.95m
Overall points: 448 pts
Overall rank: 16.5K to 18.5K (a very minor red arrow)
Five changes were made to the Australian Twitter League going into GW7, hence a Wildcard was virtually activated!
Team line-up and points:
Alonso(0) Rudiger (2) White (7)
Salah (13) Benrahma (2) Raphinha (8) Sarr (1)
Lukaku(C) (4) Antonio (2) Jimenez (10)
Bench: Foster, Brownhill, Livramento (4), TAA (injured)
GW points: 54 pts
GW rank: 656K
Overall points: 502 pts
Overall rank: 18.5K to 7.2K (a nice green arrow) – Wildcard a success!