FPL tips: Forwards falter as case for the defence grows

Chelsea v Manchester City – Premier League – Stamford Bridge
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The 2021-22 FPL season has so far been characterised by a collective inability of the league’s forwards to grab the campaign by the scruff of the neck.

Instead, midfielder Mohamed Salah has streaked away with almost 50 more points than his nearest rival, while defenders are cashing in where forwards are not.

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