Welcome back to the FPL Fixture Watch. The series that uses the official FPL fixture difficulty ratings (FDR) to determine which teams have the best or worst run of fixtures over the next 5 gameweeks in Fantasy Premier League. This allows you to stay one-step ahead of the FPL, and hopefully aid you with your transfer planning.
Julien Laurens, Stewart Robson, Dan Thomas, Steve Nicol and Craig Burley of ESPN FC get into a heated discussion over the potential to bring a video assistant referee (VAR) for UEFA Champions League in the 2018-19 knockout stage.
With Kylian Mbappe injured in France vs. Uruguay and Neymar injured in Brazil vs. Cameroon, Julien Laurens, Stewart Robson, Dan Thomas, Steve Nicol and Craig Burley break down what this means for Paris Saint-Germain.
Shaka Hislop, Dan Thomas, Alejandro Moreno, Craig Burley and Frank LeBoeuf head to ESPN FC Extra Time to answer fan questions, including (1:54) whether Kylian Mbappe winning the Ballon d’Or would push Neymar out of Paris Saint-Germain
After Harry Kane’s late strike helped England exact revenge on Croatia for their 2018 World Cup exit, Gareth Southgate suggested the Tottenham striker was the world’s best goalscorer. Would you rate
Maradona’s Dorados de Sinaloa have rolled their way into the semifinals of Mexico’s second division playoffs, and the Argentina legend celebrated in the way he knows best — by dancing!
ESPN FC meets Dortmund and United States forward Christian Pulisic for a game of ‘You Have To Answer.’
The ESPN FC crew of Gab Marcotti, Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno *go* into Extra Time to discuss your tweets about (0:32) if Luka Modric winning the Ballon d’Or would be “one of the biggest crimes in football,” (4:52) if Modric or Andres Iniesta is the better midfielder (5:35) and who Marcotti thinks is the ideal striker for Italy.
On ESPN FC, Gab Marcotti reacts to England’s 2-1 decision vs. Croatia where the “relentless positivity” from English fans lifted the team to victory and discusses how close the connection is between the team and fans. (1:39) Craig Burley and Alejandro Moreno break down Switzerland’s 5-2 win vs. Belgium, and what the exit from the UEFA Nations League means for Belgium in the long term.
Arsene Wenger tells Andy Gray and Richard Keys that he feels frustrated will his break from football after leaving Arsenal and will be back in the game soon.