Pre-season Friendly data: The impact of FPL players

If you’re anything like me, pre-season marks the start of your FPL research and you’re already getting excited by Gabriel Jesus scoring twice in a meaningless friendly at the start of his Arsenal career.

However, we all know those friendlies are far from meaningless for Fantasy managers as it’s the first chance we get to perform the famous “eye test”.

Can’t be bothered to trawl through the individual results to find out who is catching the eye ahead of the Premier League season? Don’t worry, we’ve done it for you!

Arsenal

  • 02/07: Arsenal 5-1 Ipswich

⚽️ Nketiah x3, Sambi Lokonga, Balogun

🅰️ Nketiah, Sambi Lokonga x2, Maitland-Niles, Matt Smith

  • 08/07: Arsenal 5-3 Nurnberg

⚽️ Gabriel Jesus x2, Elneny, own goal, own goal

🅰️ Nketiah x3, Martinelli

  • 16/07: Arsenal 2-0 Everton

⚽️ Gabriel Jesus, Saka

🅰️ Gabriel Jesus

  • 20/07: Arsenal 3-1 Orlando City

⚽️ Martinelli, Nketiah, Nelson

🅰️ Saka, Gabriel Jesus, Lokonga

  • 23/07: Arsenal 4-0 Chelsea

⚽️ Gabriel Jesus, Odegaard, Saka, Lokonga

🅰️ Xhaka x2, Martinelli, Cedric

  • 30/07: Arsenal 6-0 Sevilla

⚽️ Gabriel Jesus x3, Saka x2, Nketiah

🅰️ Xhaka, Martinelli x2, Gabriel

Aston Villa

  • 09/07: Aston Villa 4-0 Walsall

⚽️ Bailey, Archer, Watkins, Douglas Luiz

🅰️ O’Reilly

  • 17/07: Aston Villa 1-0 Leeds United

⚽️ Ings

  • 20/07: Aston Villa 1-0 Brisbane Roar

⚽️ Archer

🅰️ Hayden

  • 23/07: Aston Villa 2-2 Manchester United

⚽️ Bailey, Chambers

🅰️ Buendia, Bailey

  • 30/07: Aston Villa 2-1 Stade Rennais

⚽️ Bailey, Diego Carlos

🅰️ Digne, Young

Bournemouth

  • 15/07: Bournemouth 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday

⚽️ Cook, Solanke

🅰️ Rothwell, Christie

  • 19/07: Bournemouth 1-2 Braga

⚽️ Solanke

  • 23/07: Bournemouth 0-1 Bristol City
  • 30/07: Bourneouth 1-2 Real Sociedad

⚽️ Stanislas

🅰️ Moore

Brentford

  • 09/07: Brentford 2-0 Boreham Wood

⚽️ Mbuemo, Da Silva

  • 16/07: Brentford 1-2 Stuttgart

⚽️ Mbuemo

🅰️ Jensen

  • 23/07: Brentford 0-4 Wolfsburg
  • 26/07: Brentford 1-0 Brighton

⚽️ Toney

🅰️ Dervisoglu

  • 30/07: Brentford 1-0 Real Betis

⚽️ Mbuemo

🅰️ Henry

Brighton and Hove Albion

  • 09/07: Brighton 0-0 Union St Gilloise
  • 16/07: Brighton 4-1 Estoril

⚽️ Maupay x2, Mitoma, Undav

🅰️ Dunk, Clarke, Enciso

  • 23/07: Brighton 2-1 Reading

⚽️ Gross, March

🅰️ Lamptey

  • 26/07: Brighton 0-1 Brentford
  • 30/07: Brighton 5-1 Espanyol

⚽️ Webster, Dunk, Trossard x3

🅰️ Gross, Trossard, Veltman x2, Lallana

Chelsea

  • 16/07: Chelsea 2-1 Club America

⚽️ Werner, Mount

🅰️ James, Alonso

  • 20/07: Chelsea 1-1 Charlotte FC

⚽️ Pulisic

🅰️ Batshuayi

  • 23/07: Chelsea 0-4 Arsenal
  • 29/07: Chelsea 3-1 Udinese

⚽️ Kante, Sterling, Mount

🅰️ Hudson-Odoi

Crystal Palace

  • 02/07: Crystal Palace 1-1 Accrington Stanley

⚽️ Mateta

🅰️ Edouard

  • 09/07: Crystal Palace 5-4 Millwall

⚽️ Eze, Ayew, O’Brien, Benteke, Rak-Sakyi

🅰️ Zaha, Clyne, Milivojevic, Plange, Edouard

  • 15/07: Crystal Palace 0-2 Liverpool
  • 16/07: Crystal Palace 4-2 Ipswich

⚽️ Plange x3, Benteke

🅰️ Benteke x2, Zaha

  • 19/07: Crystal Palace 1-3 Manchester United

⚽️ Ward

  • 22/07: Crystal Palace 1-1 Leeds United

⚽️ Mateta

🅰️ Ayew

  • 23/07: Crystal Palace 3-0 QPR

⚽️ Eze, Zaha x2

🅰️ Zaha

  • 30/07: Crystal Palace 4-2 Montepellier

⚽️ Zaha, Edouard x2, Guehi

🅰️ Eze x2, Ward, Ayew

Everton

  • 16/07: Everton 0-2 Arsenal
  • 20/07: Everton 0-4 Minnesota United
  • 24/07: Everton 4-2 Blackpool

⚽️ Mykolenko, Davies, Alli x2

🅰️Patterson x2, Rondon, Mykolenko

  • 29/07: Everton 3-0 Dynamo Kiev

⚽️ Calvert-Lewin, McNeil x2

🅰️ Tarkowski, Iwobi, Vinagre

Fulham

  • 16/07: Fulham 2-0 OGC Nice

⚽️ Wilson, Kebano

  • 17/07: Fulham 1-5 Benfica

⚽️ Mitrovic

🅰️ Andreas Pereira

  • 24/07: Fulham 3-1 Estoril

⚽️ Mitrovic x2, Palhinha

🅰️ Andreas Pereira, Wilson, Mitrovic

  • 31/07: Fulham 1-1 Villareal

⚽️ Mitrovic

🅰️ Mbabu

Leeds United

  • 07/07: Leeds United 4-0 Blackpool

⚽️ Koch, Firpo, Rodrigo, Joseph

🅰️ Firpo, Harrison, Geldhart, Shackleton

  • 14/07: Leeds United 2-1 Brisbane Roar

⚽️ James, Gelhardt

🅰️ Forshaw, James

  • 17/07: Leeds United 0-1 Aston Villa
  • 22/07: Leeds United 1-1 Crystal Palace

⚽️ Rodrigo

🅰️ Summerville

  • 31/07: Leeds United 6-2 Cagliari

⚽️ Rodrigo x3, Bamford x2, Koch

🅰️ Aaronson x3, Harrison x2, Bamford

Liverpool

  • 12/07: Liverpool 0-4 Manchester United
  • 15/07: Liverpool 2-0 Crystal Palace

⚽️ Salah, Henderson

🅰️ Alexander Arnold, Elliott

21/07: Liverpool 5-0 RB Leipzig

⚽️ Nunez x4, Salah

🅰️ Firmino, Elliott, Alexander-Arnold, Diaz, Carvalho

  • 27/07: Liverpool 0-1 RB Salzburg
  • 30/07: Liverpool 3-1 Manchester City (Community Shield)

⚽️ Alexander-Arnold, Salah, Nunez

🅰️ Salah, Nunez, Robertson

  • 31/07: Liverpool 0-3 RC Strasbourg

Leicester City

  • 09/07: Leicester City 1-2 Notts County

⚽️ Barnes

🅰️ Daka

  • 16/07: Leicester City 3-3 Leuven

⚽️ Dewsbury-Hall, Daka, Vardy

🅰️ Maddison, Tielemans

  • 20/07: Leicester City 4-0 Hull City

⚽️ Daka, Barnes, Fofana, Maddison

🅰️ Praet, Soumare, Maddison, Dewsbury-Hall

  • 23/07 Leicester City 2-1 Preston North End

⚽️ Vardy, Barnes

🅰️ Dewsbury-Hall x2

  • 23/07: Leicester City 3-1 Derby County

⚽️ Iheanacho, Daka, Wright

🅰️ Castagne, Mendy

  • 31/07: Leicester City 1-0 Sevilla

⚽️ Dewsbury-Hall

🅰️ Maddison

Manchester City

  • 20/07: Manchester City 2-1 Club America

⚽️ De Bruyne x2

🅰️ Mahrez

  • 23/07: Manchester City 1-0 Bayern Munich

⚽️ Haaland

🅰️ Grealish

  • 30/07: Manchester City 1-3 Liverpool (Community Shield)

⚽️ Alvarez

🅰️ Foden

Manchester United

  • 12/07: Manchester United 4-0 Liverpool

⚽️ Sancho, Martial, Fred, Pellistri

🅰️ Bruno Fernandes, Bailly

  • 15/07: Manchester United 4-1 Melbourne Victory

⚽️ McTominay, Martial, Rashford, Own Goal

🅰️ Elanga, Bailly

  • 19/07: Manchester United 3-1 Crystal Palace

⚽️ Martial, Rashford, Sancho

🅰️ Dalot, Van de Beek, Martial

  • 23/07: Manchester United 2-2 Aston Villa

⚽️ Sancho, own goal

🅰️ Shaw, Rashford

  • 30/07: Manchester United 0-1 Atletico Madrid

Newcastle United

  • 09/07: Newcastle United 5-1 Gateshead

⚽️ Ritchie, Joelinton, Longstaff, Almiron x2

🅰️Anderson, Longstaff, Saint-Maximin x2, Joelinton

  • 15/07: Newcastle United 3-0 1860 Munich

⚽️ Willock, Longstaff, Bruno Guimaraes

🅰️ Shelvey, Bruno Guimaraes, Wood

  • 18/07: Newcastle United 0-1 Mainz
  • 26/07: Newcastle United 2-3 Benfica

⚽️ Almiron x2

🅰️ Trippier x2

  • 29/07: Newcastle United 1-0 Atalanta

⚽️ Wood

🅰️ Anderson

  • 30/07: Newcastle United 2-1 Athletic Bilbao

⚽️ Wilson, Saint-Maximin

🅰️ Ritchie, Joelinton

Nottingham Forest

  • 08/07: Nottingham Forest 1-3 Coventry

⚽️ Biancone

  • 12/07: Nottingham Forest 1-0 Burton

⚽️ Cook

🅰️ Cafu

  • 16/07: Nottingham Forest 0-0 Barnsley
  • 20/07: Nottingham Forest 3-1 Herta Berlin

⚽️ Taylor x2, own goal

🅰️ McKenna

  • 23/07: Nottingham Forest 0-1 Union Berlin
  • 26/07: Nottingham Forest 2-2 Notts County

⚽️ Surridge, Cafu

🅰️ Cafu

  • 30/07: Nottingham Forest 1-1 Valencia

⚽️ Johnson

🅰️ Awoniyi

Southampton

  • 16/07: Southampton 1-3 RB Leipzig

⚽️ A Armstrong

🅰️ Smallbone

  • 18/07: Southampton 0-0 Klagenfurt
  • 23/07: Southampton 0-0 Watford
  • 27/07: Southampton 3-1 Monaco

⚽️ A Armstrong, S Armstrong, Ward Prowse

🅰️ Aribo, Elyounoussi, Walker-Peters

  • 30/07: Southampton 1-2 Villareal

⚽️Aribo

Tottenham Hotspur

  • 13/07: Tottenham 6-3 Team K League

⚽️ Dier, Own goal, Kane x2, Son x2

🅰️ Gil, Lucas Moura, Kane, Son

  • 16/07: Tottenham 1-1 Sevilla

⚽️ Kane

🅰️ Son

  • 23/07 Tottenham 2-1 Rangers

⚽️ Kane x2

🅰️ Son x2

  • 30/07: Tottenham 0-1 Roma

West Ham United

  • 08/07: West ham 2-0 Servette

⚽️Alesse, Mubama

🅰️ Lanzini

  • 12/07: West Ham 2-1 Ipswich

⚽️ Zouma

  • 12/07: West Ham 1-1 Boreham Wood

⚽️ Benrahma

  • 16/07: 1-1 Reading

⚽️ Vlasic

🅰️ Bowen

  • 19/07: West Ham 1-3 Rangers

⚽️ Soucek

  • 23/07: West Ham 1-1 Luton Town

⚽️Soucek

🅰️ Cresswell

  • 30/07: West Ham 0-0 Lens

Wolves

  • 02/07: Wolves 4-1 Forest Green

⚽️ Neto, Campbell, Traore, Jordao

  • 09/07: Wolves 3-0 Burnley

⚽️ Gibbs-White, Podence, Chiquinho

  • 20/07: Wolves 4-0 Deportivo Alaves

⚽️ Jimenez, Neto, Podence, Kilman

🅰️ Neto, Gibbs-White, Jonny

  • 23/07: Wolves 3-0 Besiktas

⚽️ Jimenez, Podence, Neto

🅰️ Ait-Nouri, Podence

  • 30/07: Wolves 1-1 Sporting

⚽️ Neves

🅰️ Neto

  • 31/07: Wolves 1-1 Farense

⚽️ Hwang

🅰️ Campbell


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