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Bennett benched as Cardiff match Wolves’ 3-4-3 formation

Owners of budget defender Ryan Bennett (£4.2m) will be disappointed to see that he was named on the bench for Wolves’ trip to Cardiff City.

The two newly-promoted sides both turned heads with their team-sheets as they prepare to kick off Gameweek 14 of Fantasy Premier League.

Bennett has been replaced in the back-three by versatile Moroccan international Romain Saïss (£4.2m) while Adama Traore (£5.3m) gets just his second league start of the campaign.

Naturally, popular options Rui Patrício (£4.6m), Matt Doherty (£4.9m) and Raúl Jiménez (£5.9m) all retained their starting places.

Meanwhile, Neil Warnock has matched his opposite number by deploying his Cardiff side in a 3-4-3 formation.

Sean Morrison (£4.7m), Sol Bamba (£4.5m) and Bruno Ecuele Manga (£4.5m) make up the back three with Junior Hoilett (£5.0m) and Harry Arter (£4.9m) as the left and right wing-backs respectively.

Josh Murphy (£4.8m) and Victor Camarasa (£4.5m) are the wide forwards either side of Callum Paterson (£5.2m).

Cardiff City XI (3-4-3): Etheridge; Bamba, Morrison, Manga; Hoilett, Ralls, Gunnarsson, Arter; Murphy, Paterson, Camarasa.

Wolves XI (3-4-3): Patrício; Boly, Coady, Saïss; Vinagre, Moutinho, Neves, Doherty; Costa, Jiménez, Traore.

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  1. zon
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Forgive me, terribly early but can't help myself: RMWCT

    Fabianski Button
    Alonso Laporte TAA Bellerin Doherty
    Sterling Sane Siggy Fraser Paterson
    Kane Arnie Jimenez

    Could also go with double Pool def with Robertson by downgrading Patty -> 4.5.

    1. pstokes2010
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Honestly about 6/10. Lots of rotation risks.

    2. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Brooks instead of Fraser then upgrade elsewhere or keep spare.

  2. Stoichkov#8
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Is Doherty worth 4.9?

    1. Mr Frost
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      For those who got him at 4.4m, selling at 4.6m, no point selling.

      1. Do I Not Like Orange
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        That's where I am, wildcarding in a few weeks and he'll be staying. Rui is going the journey though.

        1. Ross From Friends
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 23 days ago

          First wildcard?

          1. Do I Not Like Orange
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Yep.

            1. Ross From Friends
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 23 days ago

              im thinking of using it for the mid-week games! when are you using yours?

      2. Stoichkov#8
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Is Doherty worth 4.9 ?

    2. Sim Simma
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      You should have bought him when he was 4.4. 4.9 is a bit expensive for the atrocious Wolves defence

    3. SMEE_HEEE
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      to bring in now - no. He was good at 4.4 with the lovely early run

      Digne looks a better bet

    4. Dybala10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      My thinking too. Had him for 2 weeks but selling on WC enables Dilva > Sane.

      1. Stoichkov#8
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Same. Got him few GWs ago too and WC soon. Think Im selling.

        1. Dybala10
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Don't have that loyalty aspect either and they just look like they will concede every week.

  3. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Sterling > Gunnarsson?

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Already done

    2. TRASH BOAT
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      no chance of a rest at least

    3. Pieterke30
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Tututututu

      Dont be bitter because you would have wanted Sterling but couldnt because you wanted to play it safe

  4. Dynamic Duos
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Did your worse 2/3 players play tonight ? Mine did and they got 6 each on avg.

    1. Auboomerang
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Like most, 12 points from Doherty & Jimenez. Would've taken that before the game as it sets up the weekend nicely.

  5. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Looks like no 32 OR missed the deadline - a tasty Richarlison (c)

    1. La Roja
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Cue Richarlison haul

    2. Niho992
        2 months, 23 days ago

        He has awful team, how is he 32 lol.

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Amazing with no Man City players!

          1. F_Ivanovic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            He sold Sterling the previous week for Richarlison. Before then he was picking captains right every week mostly. Back to back 100 scores 8/9 helped

      • TRASH BOAT
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        aint over till the fat deeney sings

        1. Mysterion
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          He's not fat just big-cojoned

    3. Kub3
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Yet another not so great start to the gameweek. Just glad Bennett didn’t come off the bench for a 1 pointer.

      • Win'dian
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        What'd be the wolves defence EO% around?

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Pat 22%
          Doherty 47%
          Bennett 15.5%
          In top 10k

      • Dybala10
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Anyone keeping Wolves defence on WC?

        1. Sim Simma
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Only Doherty

        2. Pieterke30
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Dont have a WC

          1. Jᴀʀᴠish
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Not sure the question was aimed at you in that case.

            1. Pieterke30
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Just find it boring all those WC when you dont have one. But yeah. You’re right, good sir.

              1. Pieterke30
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                All those WC questions*

        3. Do I Not Like Orange
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Doherty as I got him at 4.4 and he should be good for semi-consistent attacking returns. Pat is out though.

        4. zon
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Yes, Doc

        5. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Legend doch at 4.4

      • JasonG123
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I have scored 34 points from my goalkeeper this season. This is worse than what I would have scored if I'd just selected any goalkeeper and set them for the season (lowest is DDG with 39) and my goalkeeper has played an extra fixture (I have Patricio). Lol@me.

        1. Mr Frost
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Look at Lloris's fixtures. That is a long time set and forget.

          1. mixology
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Agree. Looking at him or Pickford

          2. JasonG123
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Yes I advised a friend of mine to get him on their WC last week. If I can afford him I'll get him.

        2. Dynamic Duos
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          63 for me, Ederson is the keeper everyone should have

          1. JasonG123
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Amazing rank. Good luck!

        3. Garra Charrua
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          59 here thx to Ryan

        4. Deulofail
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Sheesh. I've got 51 from Patricio, but probably a few more points from the 0.5 saved on a 4.0m GK too. Lol@you

        5. SMEE_HEEE
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Ederson + Hamer 9.5 (at original prices)
          two 4.5 = 9.0

          the rotating 4.5 route isn't worth it for me. You only save 0.5 and risk picking the wrong one.

          1. Dynamic Duos
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Yeh Ederson and Button for me, but this is definitely the way to go.

          2. Deulofail
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            By not rotating, you also risk picking the wrong one

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              That is probability for you 😉

            2. SMEE_HEEE
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 23 days ago

              yes but you don't have your mistake mocking you from the bench!

        6. F_Ivanovic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          52 for me with McCarthy/Fab and now Fab/Patricio since last week.

          11 points from McCarthy GW1 against Bur (H) and 11 points from Fab GW6 against Che (H) is what makes that score respectable!

      • RÏɠBY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        so do you trust a) fplstatistics or b) fantasyfootballfix for price rises?

        (they are wildly different at the moment when it comes to sane/sterling)

        1. Sim Simma
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          always fplstatistics

          1. RÏɠBY
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            yeah.. not so melodramatic maybe

      • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Wolves in baaaaaaaddd form - without Neves & Jonny for chelsea on Wednesday night, things could be going from bad to worse

        1. Pieterke30
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Hazard to score 13 goals in 2 games?

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Probably a bit optimistic, but certainly good to stay positive, whatever gets you through dude

            1. Pieterke30
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Yeah you got the sarcasm I think.

              1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Na, just the idiocy

                1. Pieterke30
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  😀

        2. F_Ivanovic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I'm not too worried. Most of their main assets are still decent value. Will assess after New (A) and Bou (H)

      • Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Kelly has said "come from behind" too many times now... 😆

      • Liegitty
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Damn benched Gunnarsson for his first haul of the season 🙁

        1. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Who is 'Damn'? A mini league rival??

          1. Liegitty
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            HAHAHAHA.... ha .. ha

          2. Gentle_Turks
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Sounds Scandinavian.

      • Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Firmino to Mitro OR Willian to Schurrle?

      • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Doherty > a spurs defender looks good.

        Depending on team news, Trippier ideally... if still not fit then Aurier or potentially Bavies

        1. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Is Rosebud still crocked??

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Somebody said he’s back in training, but I haven’t heard definitely...

            1. Mysterion
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 23 days ago

              On the bench vs Inter i think

            2. Pieterke30
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              He was on the bench for Inter game

        2. Mysterion
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Won't they just alternate pretty much every game now that all 4 are fit?

        3. SMEE_HEEE
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          dont like it
          rotating fullback conundrum with lots of games and final champions league match

          Bavies / Rose
          Serge / Trip

        4. Ross From Friends
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Trippier still in rehab..not playing this GW

        5. F_Ivanovic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Definitely not Davies or Aurier. Rose seemed to be first choice before he got injured - Bavies one of our worst players - doesn't offer enough. May be some rotation but expect him to start most games now he's back.

          Likewise with Trippier - should start most games when back fit.

      • Dynamic Duos
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Rethink my 2fts and go Kane and Hazard in, Ageuro and Salah out.

      • matto_damatto
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Neves out now? Whats a good 5mil replacement?

        1. Ross From Friends
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 23 days ago

          5th YC, not a big surprise

      • Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Early thoughts before Irunaway for the evening. Assuming Trippier is available, I'm planning Jonny > Trippier this week (and probably captain him). Would you do it differently? 1FT. 2.0 ITB.

        Patrício
        Alonso, Digne, Jonny**
        Anderson, Antonio, Sterling, Mané, Hazard
        Arnautovic, Vardy

        Hamer | Yedlin, Doherty, Kamara

      • davies
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Thoughts on this -8?

        Patricio Doherty Mane > Lloris TAA Alli

        *Got Vinagre

        1. SMEE_HEEE
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          smacks of knee jerk

          I like Mane to Alli
          Pat to Lloris - not for a hit

          why you losing Doherty and keeping Vinagre?

        2. Ross From Friends
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 23 days ago

          i mean the guy just scored did he not

      • FPLShaqiri
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        To wildcard or not to wildcard, that is the question...

        Patricio
        Robertson Alonso Ricardo
        Mané Salah Martial Fraser
        Arnautovic Aguero Zaha
        Hamer | AWB Bennett Neves
        1FT, 0.1m ITB

        Would be looking at Kane, Sterling and many more...