How to change formation in FPL
The Premier League season draws to a close as Manchester City look to defend their crown from rivals Liverpool, while Antonio Conte’s Tottenham Hotspur and the rest of the chasing pack will be equally hoping to mount a challenge this year.
The return of football also means something else… fantasy football is back!
New to the game or veteran, there’s always a lot to know about FPL.
This includes the rules around the formations you can choose from and how to change it.
How to change your FPL formation
This is very simple, all you need to do is just switch your players and the game will automatically do it for you. To change them you just want to click on the yellow button next to the players shirts and FPL will tell you who you can swap them with.
You can see the highlighted options in the image.
What formations can you play in FPL?
You can have almost any formation you want as long as you meet the minimum requirements of one goalkeeper, three defenders and at least one striker selected at any given time.
The various types of formations that will be eligible are:
The 3-4-3 is usually the most popular formation as it allows for the most attackers, however with defenders becoming such an important part of any attack, the likes of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Reece James change the way the game is played. proving most people’s first choices for their team.