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Sané misses out on starting XI after Double Gameweek disappointment

Leroy Sané (£9.6m) is the man to fall foul of Pep Guardiola’s rotation policy for their big game against Chelsea today.

The German international has been named on the bench for the Gameweek 26 clash at the Etihad Stadium, continuing a frustrating spell for his owners after he scored just point in Double Gameweek 25.

Starting on the flanks of Manchester City’s three-man attack are Raheem Sterling (£11.3m) and Bernardo Silva (£7.5m).

Having scored a hat-trick in his last Etihad Stadium appearance, Sergio Aguero (£11.4m) keeps his place at the spearhead of Manchester City’s line.

Kevin de Bruyne (£9.7m), Fernandinho (£5.3m) and Ilkay Gündogan (£5.4m) are the central midfield trio, with David Silva (£8.5m) on the bench.

Double Gameweek 25 star Aymeric Laporte (£5.9m) keeps his place in the team once again but is back in more familiar surroundings as Guardiola has selected him at centre-back, after two outings on the left.

Next to him is John Stones (£5.2m), with Oleksandr Zinchenko (£4.7m) and Kyle Walker (£6.4m) on the flanks.

There are fewer surprises in the Chelsea line-up as Pedro (£6.3m) joins Eden Hazard (£10.9m) and Gonzalo Higuain (£9.5m) in their front three.

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Walker, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko; Gündogan, Fernandinho, De Bruyne; B Silva, Agüero, Sterling.

Chelsea XI (4-3-3): Kepa; Azpilicueta, Rüdiger, David Luiz, Alonso; Kanté, Jorginho, Barkley; Pedro, Higuaín, Hazard.

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2,199 Comments Post a Comment
  1. TheTinman
    • 3 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Really need a Chelsea goal, Hazard to get it would top it off

    1. diesel001
      • 2 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Not happening.

    2. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Looking likely?

  2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 5 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Sorry Ball!

  3. The Enlightener
    • 5 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    I almost benched Sterling for Digne. The horror that woulda been. Good thing I came to my senses.

    1. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      WTAF?

      1. Here's Tom with the We…
        • 7 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        What?! Why would you even think that??

  4. fusen
    • 7 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    top 10k ownership

    Sterling 16.4%

    Agüero 46.3%

    🙁

    1. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      100% flapjack

      God I am so excited

      1. seewhyaxe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        Gratz.

      2. Adriano
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        Well done

      3. TheDragon
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        Really? You’ve not mentioned it before

        1. Flapjack ✅
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 days, 2 hours ago

          If you’ve seen me post before you know I post when I have shockers too.

          I dropped from 300th in the world to over 30k cos I didn’t have Salah. Not like I only write when I’m doing well and not like I don’t discuss players and tactics with people

    2. Syd.
      • 9 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      😎 😎

  5. ZICO SENNA
    • 7 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    That’s right Sterling, you just keep scoring you absolute melt

  6. Colonel Shoe 肝池
    • 7 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    sane what a nightmare few games

  7. tisza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Ripped to pieces

  8. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Kept Aguero 🙂
    Kept Hazard 🙁

    1. Fossit
      • 2 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Same but I got rid of Ederson, because of lack of save points, hes got some today, balls

  9. Syd.
    • 9 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    How did Huddersfield lose to this shite 😆

  10. Business Cat
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Lucky Alonso owners avoiding a -2 😆

  11. El Fenomeno R9
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    C'mon girls score one

    1. Sim Simma
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Another Sexist comment

  12. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Sterling wants those 3 BAPs

  13. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    One more return please, get that last bap my son.

  14. Amey
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Is Sterling more nailed then Kun ??
    He can play on both wings right ??

  15. Numb
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Didn't David Munday sell Sterling instead of Sane?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Who?

  16. Alfa romeu
    • 2 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    I didnt get sterling because i thought sane was nailed for DGW

    1. puhd
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Same here mate

    2. Daniel - juuuhuuu
      • 9 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      I had money for 2 and went Sane because wanted Son for free. Terrible mistake. Would got Son for a hit and would have downgraded Digne. Just stick to original thoughts imo. Initial plan was Hazard to Sterling. Lads here changes my mind and went Sane. Lesson learnt. Don't be swayed

  17. tisza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Odds on Sarri finding a way to blame Kante for the whole mess?

  18. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Alonso covers Luiz!

  19. Right back Atsu
    • 5 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    I thought City would be tired after midweek, wow.

  20. MGD
    • 2 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Jammy Alonso owners

    1. Flapjack ✅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Ha 🙂

      It’s sad really such a hero in seasons past

      1. Flapjack ✅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        It’s like when you see Baines now a shadow of his former self

        1. MGD
          • 2 Years
          9 days, 2 hours ago

          Haha mentioned Baines before I saw this comment.

          I think we spend too much time on FPL

          1. Flapjack ✅
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            9 days, 2 hours ago

            That’s incredibly spooky. Great minds mate !

      2. MGD
        • 2 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        Indeed. Even in the beginning of this one.

        Almost Baines status

      3. Adriano
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        Hero for me in the beginning of this season too

  21. Catastrophe
    • 8 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Sterling 18 points Aguero 17.

    Lol @ Aguero owners

    1. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
      • 2 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      This

  22. Here comes the Son
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Thank god I did Sane to Son and kept Sterling. No Aguero though...

  23. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
    • 2 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    I love Raheeeeem

  24. Daniel - juuuhuuu
    • 9 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    No Sterling!!! Why why why????

  25. Powers106
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    What happens if ever ManC and LVL are both on same points and goal differential at the end of season?

    1. Pishpott
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Head to head

      1. Powers106
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        Wouldn’t that be an awesome match?!

    2. Mo Mané Mo Problems
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      FPL winner flips a coin for them.

    3. Team Cruel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Goals scored. So City would win.

    4. Jᴀʀᴠish
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Play-off

      1. Jᴀʀᴠish
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 days, 2 hours ago

        Goals scored then play-off

  26. Rhodes your boat
    • 2 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Fpl messing with my emotions

    Yesterday sterling to pogba looked a good a move and now 🙁

  27. Kszaq
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    What a gameweek it is! In my team - Lindelof, Auba, Sane, Rushford - 0 points. I've never seen such a disaster.

    Btw. Sane out - who in??? I have Salah-Pogba-Toreira-Son and no idea what to do...

  28. puhd
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Best cheap midfielder at 4.6 or less?

    Punch, Camarasa?

    1. Catastrophe
      • 8 Years
      9 days, 2 hours ago

      Also McNeil and Hayden. McNeil or Camarasa for me

  29. Nicks93
    • 5 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Do you have no mercy Mike Dean ?

    End this, I beg you

  30. fedolefan
    • 4 Years
    9 days, 2 hours ago

    Don't own Kun but at least I own Raz. Love owning Raz