Now that the nonstop action of TGW35 is over we enter the final three matchdays of the season, with plenty still to play for.
This week there are several fixtures that catch the eye, including clubs fighting it out for European football facing teams that have already been relegated. Here’s the best captain options for Gameweek 36.
- vs West Brom (A)
- Chances of scoring: 61%
The Egyptian is definitely the most eye-catching option this week, as he faces newly relegated West Brom. He’s scored four goals in his last six and has attempted the most shots inside the penalty area of all midfielders (82).
West Brom have the worst defence this season, conceding 68, and they’ve only kept six clean sheets. As the baggies have had their fate already sealed, their motivation may be lacking for the rest of the season so Salah could profit here.
- vs Wolves (H)
- Chances of scoring: 50%
He’s been the main man this season for Spurs as well as being essential for many FPL teams this year, topping both the goal and assist charts. Spurs have a place in Europe to play for, whilst Wolves have nothing to play for, so may play with more freedom and be a lot more open as a result.
Kane’s 3.9 shots per 90 is the highest in the league and, by comparison, Wolves have conceded 13.6 shots in their last six away games. His record against Wolves is decent too, scoring twice against them in four appearances.
- vs Sheffield United (H)
- Chances of scoring: 48%
DCL faces his boyhood club this weekend, who’ve lost 15 out of 17 away matches this season. He’s ranked fifth for shots on target (39) and shots on target per 90 (1.4), which spells danger for the Blades who haven’t kept a clean sheet on the road.
His 16 strikes this season have contributed for 35% of Everton’s league goals, which is the highest percentage this campaign. As the Toffees push to qualify for Europe, Calvert-Lewin will be motivated to play his part.
- vs Sheffield United (H)
- Chances of clean sheet: 51%
Ahead of the game against the Blades, the Frenchman can offer at both ends of the pitch. He has nine assists this term, only bettered by Aaron Creswell out of all defenders, and has provided 19 crosses into the penalty area.
If DCL gets on the end of those, assists won’t be hard to come by. He has a huge chance of gaining those clean sheet points too.
Everton have kept four clean sheets in their last six, whereas Sheffield United have only scored seven away goals. The away side don’t travel well, picking up four points on their travels – the lowest in the league.