FPL Gameweek 2 Tips: Football returns to England for the second round of matches with some exciting games lined up in the English Premier League. The first week was just a glimpse of what is in store for Football fans around the globe. Heavyweights Manchester City facing Newcastle and Manchester United visiting Tottenham are top on the list. Dilemma for all FPL managers, Salah or Haaland who would they go with as their captain. We bring a few game tips that can assist you in the preparation of your Gameweek 2 team.
- 1 Matches To Target in FPL Gameweek 2
- 1.1 FPL Gameweek 2 Tips- Players To Target
- 1.2 Captain Picks For FPL Gameweek(GW) 2
Matches To Target in FPL Gameweek 2
A total of 10 matches will be played in Gameweek 2. Champions Manchester City and Newcastle United will be battling against each other whereas Liverpool and Chelsea will be looking to get their first win of the season. We bring you a few matches that you can target in the game week 2.
Tottenham vs Manchester United
Tottenham began their post-Kane era with a 2-2 draw against Brentford and will be looking to build on that draw. On the other hand, Manchester United started their season with a 1-0 win over Wolves but their performance was far from impressive and they will definitely look to improve on that.
Manchester City vs Newcastle United
Manchester City and Newcastle United started their campaign with an impressive win that has set the tone for what we can expect from this season. Both teams will be looking to take all three points from this match and we can expect a high-scoring encounter.
Aston Villa vs Everton
Aston Villa are targeting a place in Europe this season and winning matches against stronger team is very important for them. Everton is the pundit’s favorite to face the drop and they will have to avoid defeat against stronger opponents if they have to save their season. We can expect a low-scoring encounter.
Fulham vs Brentford: FPL Gameweek 2 Tips
Fulham and Brentford both will be targeting a place in the top 10 after impressive performances last season. The Cottagers started their campaign with a narrow 1-0 victory over Everton whereas Brentford played a thrilling 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspurs. This match will be important for both teams as they will be looking to cancel out each other.
West Ham vs Chelsea
West Ham and Chelsea are on the contrasting side when it comes to spending money on bringing in new players. Chelsea have brought in many fresh faces and are looking to show their metal once again in the English Premier League. This match is important for both teams as they will be looking to get their first win.
FPL Gameweek 2 Tips- Players To Target
Here are a few players that can be a part of your team this weekend.
Alisson: Liverpool have a chance to keep a clean sheet in this match and he can be a good option for your team
Ederson: Manchester City keeper is expected to keep a clean sheet but will be making a few stops meaning he has a chance of earning good points.
Trent Alexander Arnold: Arnold is known for creating chances and his high game per assist ratio makes him one of the first players who should be in the team.
Reece James: A defender who loves to attack and with Chelsea’s favorite to keep a clean sheet, he can be a good addition to your squad.
Estupinan: Estupinan has been in brilliant form for Brighton and created 6 chances in the last match one of which ended in goal.
Bukayo Saka: Saka has grown match to match and scored an impressive goal in the last match. He is expected to play an important role for Arsenal in game week 2.
James Maddison: Maddison has been one of the creative players of EPL and had 2 assists in the last match.
Salah: Salah has been a key player for Liverpool and can turn the game head-on with his performance. He is expected to score a goal in the match against Bournemouth.
Bruno Fernandes: Manchester United’s captain was not in his best form against Wolves. It will be hard to keep him out of the game for long. Expect him to have an influence against Tottenham.
Rashford: Although he was not at goal in the opening match Rashford has been lethal in front of the goal for Manchester United. He can be a good addition to the FPL team
Wissa: Brentford loves to play on the front foot. They tend to create goal-scoring chances which makes Wissa a good option for the FPL team.
Haaland: Last season’s golden boot winner, started the new campaign with two goals. Haaland is expected to be among the goals in the second match as well. He should be the first name on the team.
Nketiah: Nkeiah has a knack for scoring crucial goals. And against Bournemouth, he has a high chance of getting on the scoresheet.
Captain Picks For FPL Gameweek(GW) 2
Arsenal: Bukayo Saka, Eddie Nketiah and Gabriel Martinelli
Manchester City: Haaland & Foden
Liverpool: Mo Salah, Diogo Jota, & Trent Alexander-Arnold
Aston Villa: Ollie Watkins
Newcastle United: Almiron
Manchester United: Rashford, Bruno Fernandez & Mason Mount