Dugout Discussion

The Dugout Discussion – Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton

After United saw off Middlesbrough at the Riverside, we now make our way to White Hart Lane as Tottenham Hotspur entertain Southampton in the 2.15pm kick-off.

Devoid of the injured Harry Kane, Mauricio Pochettino has turned to Son Heung-Min to lead the line after the South Korean racked up three goals and an assist in last Sunday’s 6-0 FA Cup thrashing of Millwall.

Snapped up by over 132,000 Fantasy Premier League managers ahead of yesterday’s deadline, Dele Alli is the most captained player from this one – 1.5% have handed him the armband on the back of ten goals in the last 11 Gameweeks.

With five double-figure hauls in his last eight home outings, though, Christian Eriksen looks just as vital if the home side are to prevail without their star striker.

With the Saints set to play 11 times in the remaining nine Gameweeks, today’s match gives us an early scouting opportunity.

Up top, Manolo Gabbiadini is a man in demand after firing six goals in four appearances across all competitions since arriving in the winter transfer window.

Despite facing two blanks in the last three Gameweeks, the Italian has still risen 0.4 in price ahead of back-to-back home clashes with Bournemouth and Crystal Palace.

The new striker’s arrival has allowed Dusan Tadic and Nathan Redmond to flourish since Claude Puel switched to a 4-2-3-1 formation, with the pair providing 22 and 17 points respectively over their last two league appearances.

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  1. Johqvist
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    11 months, 7 days ago

    Waiting for Coutinho to punish the sellers.

    1. Sim Simma
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      11 months, 7 days ago

      He will

    2. diesel001
        11 months, 7 days ago

        Not going to happen.

    3. Sim Simma
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      11 months, 7 days ago

      Trippier is a poor Walker

      1. U wot m8
          11 months, 7 days ago

          Trippier is a very good player

          1. Sebbo29
              11 months, 7 days ago

              Confirmed by that excellent pass

            • Deulofail - Reussia
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              11 months, 7 days ago

              Wasted at Spurs

          2. Pep bites Kun
              11 months, 7 days ago

              Good runner though 🙂 TBH disagree with that statement - not enough pitch time imo.

          3. Smurf
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            11 months, 7 days ago

            Son off with a 2 pointer 🙂

            1. Smurf
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              11 months, 7 days ago

              Walker off with a 1 pointer 🙂

          4. Sebbo29
              11 months, 7 days ago

              Boufail

            • Holmes
                11 months, 7 days ago

                Eriksen might get only 1BPs, boooo...

                1. Business Cat
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  11 months, 7 days ago

                  🙁

              • Deus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                11 months, 7 days ago

                My Son my Son what have you done

                1. Sim Simma
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  11 months, 7 days ago

                  He was Winked at

              • Rainer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                11 months, 7 days ago

                Get a yellow Dembele

              • Cry Me A River
                  11 months, 7 days ago

                  Bought Sanchez at 11.0 and have held him since the start partly because of his sheer quality and the fact that I'm an Arsenal fan haha

                  However, FPL shouldnt involve sentiment.

                  I have the exact cash to do Sanczhe and Llorente to Mane + Vardy, yay or nay?

                  1. Deus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    11 months, 7 days ago

                    No

                  2. dhamphiir
                      11 months, 7 days ago

                      If Sanchez's injury is serious

                    • mcrayeps
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      11 months, 7 days ago

                      What.. Why get rid sanchez?

                      1. Cry Me A River
                          11 months, 7 days ago

                          While Sanchez may earn me points, I really am tempted to spread the cash around to upgrade other areas.

                        • Les Bleus
                            11 months, 7 days ago

                            Injured.

                        • MTPockets
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          11 months, 7 days ago

                          If you've waited this long, sure you can hang on for bit longer for news.

                          1. Cry Me A River
                              11 months, 7 days ago

                              Mane and Vardy are due a price rise and Sanchez may fall, hence the need for a decisive move.

                          2. Spiders in Diapers
                              11 months, 7 days ago

                              NO

                          3. fedolefan
                              11 months, 7 days ago

                              Grab another goal Dele. Please!!

                              1. Deus
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                11 months, 7 days ago

                                Assist would be just fine

                                1. Duffy Dunk
                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                  11 months, 7 days ago

                                  Nothing involving Dembele please

                              2. Sgt. Schultz
                                  11 months, 7 days ago

                                  Oh please yes!!

                              3. boombaba
                                  11 months, 7 days ago

                                  Probably asked but I just got off work.
                                  What happened to gabiadini ? Look bad ?

                                  1. dhamphiir
                                      11 months, 7 days ago

                                      Groin injury

                                    • BALOOO
                                        11 months, 7 days ago

                                        Got 4 of his fingers bitten off, didnt look serious tho, should be good for next GW 🙂

                                      • Danstoke82
                                          11 months, 7 days ago

                                          Groin strain.

                                          He's watching the game from the bench after walking back out.

                                          Hopefully he will be fine

                                      • FALCAO & MOU
                                          11 months, 7 days ago

                                          Dembele b!tching with Alli baps.

                                        • Sebbo29
                                            11 months, 7 days ago

                                            Wait til break over but if for free i might do that, depending on situation after break

                                            1. Sebbo29
                                                11 months, 7 days ago

                                                Reply fail to Cry me a River

                                            2. Sim Simma
                                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                              11 months, 7 days ago

                                              No..Eriksen off for Jansen

                                            3. diesel001
                                                11 months, 7 days ago

                                                Looking at the lineups Man City v Liverpool should be a good game. Will Henderson being missing be the difference?

                                                1. Johqvist
                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                  11 months, 7 days ago

                                                  Yeah, not too confident about this one.

                                              • TorresMagic™
                                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                • Has Moderation Rights
                                                11 months, 7 days ago

                                                Eriksen off Janssen on

                                              • Les Bleus
                                                  11 months, 7 days ago

                                                  Eriksen off. Will probably only get 1 BAP

                                                • AA33 - CW Organiser and Tea…
                                                    11 months, 7 days ago

                                                    I can sense a SOT goal

                                                    1. Sim Simma
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      11 months, 7 days ago

                                                      May the force be with you

                                                  • ThatAsianGuy17
                                                      11 months, 7 days ago

                                                      Are people keeping son?

                                                    • Jafooli
                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                      11 months, 7 days ago

                                                      Who got big baps?

                                                    • Dušan Citizen
                                                        11 months, 7 days ago

                                                        Umm, why is Stephens so ignored here?

                                                        He is 4.0 starter in one of the better defences in the league and has nice fixtures.

                                                        1. rivercityransom
                                                            11 months, 7 days ago

                                                            might not be nailed

                                                          • Netley Lucas
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            11 months, 7 days ago

                                                            Caceres has built up fitness in the u23's lately, he's due a start.

                                                          • Hotdogs for Tea
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            11 months, 7 days ago

                                                            Holgate, Amat, Kingsley ... been there before ... Caceres casting a shadow

                                                          • PlumaPiedra
                                                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                            11 months, 7 days ago

                                                            2 clean sheets in 11... They are not the same defence without Fonte and Van Dijk.

                                                            When Van Dijk is back, Stephens will be out so not really worth it imo.

                                                        2. Sim Simma
                                                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                          11 months, 7 days ago

                                                          One can only hope that Dele will get a late YC

                                                          1. diesel001
                                                              11 months, 7 days ago

                                                              more likely a goal than YC

                                                            • Costa Nostra
                                                                11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                *late goal....fify

                                                            • fedolefan
                                                                11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                Ok, perfect time now for Alli to get his late goal with Eriksen off.

                                                                1. Sim Simma
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                  No

                                                                2. Sgt. Schultz
                                                                    11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                    Please come true

                                                                3. Numb
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                  Can see Janssen starting the next game unless Kane is back

                                                                  1. Smurf
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                    Hopefully. Would like more Son fails.

                                                                  2. Ogie of Messidonia
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                    That would not surprise me Son was brutal today

                                                                4. Wenger Knows Best
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                  Both Eriksen and Aili returned while Spurs conceded
                                                                  Happy Days

                                                                5. Rainer
                                                                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                  11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                  PEN REF

                                                                  1. Danstoke82
                                                                      11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                      Balanced it out after denying Saints a cast iron one

                                                                  2. Team Cruel
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                    Alli pen denied 🙁

                                                                  3. Duffy Dunk
                                                                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                    11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                    Give that pen!

                                                                    1. Holmes
                                                                        11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                        Prefer Pencil

                                                                    2. Sim Simma
                                                                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                                                      11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                      Nice one Janssen...don't pass to Dele

                                                                    3. Sebbo29
                                                                        11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                        Janssen pass the ball ffs

                                                                      • Danstoke82
                                                                          11 months, 7 days ago

                                                                          Alli gonna score again soon