Dugout Discussion

Son and Llorente lead Spurs attack with Vardy benched

Son Heung-min (£8.8m) makes his third start in a row since returning from the Asian Cup last month.

The South Korean has been averaging 7.1 points per game at Wembley since Gameweek 13 and carries the added responsibility of being the most transferred-in player ahead of Gameweek 26.

Over 550,000 managers opted to sign Son following the conclusion of Double Gameweek 25.

This time he is joined in the starting line-up by the returning Fernando Llorente (£5.7m) after he was benched against Newcastle last time out.

Christian Eriksen (£9.3m) keeps his place in the midfield but is joined by youngster Oliver Skipp (£4.5m).

Meanwhile, Erik Lamela (£6.1m) misses out on the match entirely with a reported back spasm.

In defence, Jan Vertonghen (£5.9m) and Davinson Sánchez (£5.8m) are selected in a back four, with Toby Alderweireld (£6.0m) on the bench.

Claude Puel has made a brave call for Leicester’s visit to Wembley as he has left Jamie Vardy (£8.8m) on the bench.

Demarai Gray (£5.4m) leads the line for the Foxes, while Youri Tielemans (£6.0m) makes his debut in central midfield.

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1,390 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Fantasyamateur
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 18 hours ago

    Sneaked into top 600 overall now and still have Agüero, Jimenez, Doherty, Laporte and Son to play. Go on lads!!

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 17 hours ago

      Well played!

      1. Fantasyamateur
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Thanks! Had good luck lately.

    2. BIG TONES
      • 4 Years
      12 days, 17 hours ago

      Good luck. Hope you can push on

      1. Fantasyamateur
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Thank you! Hopefully I can continue the run, but very difficult in the upcoming GWs.. Still have all chips left though so I hope I can use them well!

    3. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      12 days, 17 hours ago

      Well done, what made the difference mate?

      1. Fantasyamateur
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Jumping onto Pogba and Rashford early on, as well as bringing in Agüero (C) and Laporte in the DGW!

  2. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    12 days, 17 hours ago

    Any chance the two in the picture above can combine for 3-4 goals?

    1. QUEN
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Trippier assists would be nice

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 2 Years
      12 days, 17 hours ago

      Father and Son - Cat Stevens

    3. Differential (c)
      • 3 Years
      12 days, 17 hours ago

      Spurs fans, just a word.
      When Kane comes back, don't forget what Son has done for y'all.
      Seriously, he is underappreciated to o much. Y'all were fine with Sonny leaving for Asian Cup, but y'all freaked out when Kane and Alli went to the treatment table. Seriously?
      Not a Spurs fan but a fan of him since his Hamburg days, so just annoyed when he doesnt recieve the same love as the Fab Three of Harry, Dele and Erik.
      Rant over.

      1. Ginkapo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        What? Have you spoken to any Spurs fans? They love Super Son.

        1. Differential (c)
          • 3 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Only when everyone else is gone.

      2. #FPLBhuna
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        He is in no way underappreciated by spurs fans mate

        In fact hes a favourite for many and not just cause kanes outshone him

        1. Differential (c)
          • 3 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Perhaps, and yes, you're showing loads of love for him now, which is great.
          But just felt like thats how it shouldve been from at least November/December. Not now when Kane and Dele are out.

          1. #FPLBhuna
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            Mate you know nothing please be quiet.

            1. Differential (c)
              • 3 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Fair enough, I guess I've been hanging around with the wrong Spurs' fans. Apologies for generalizing.

            2. jimmyabs1987
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              I literally love him and I am a big spurs fan! He has his own dedicated Korean fan club every match at Wembley, they sit near me haha

              1. Differential (c)
                • 3 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                The koreans hero worship him, that I can agree .

      3. DF
        • 5 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Sorry mate, but that really is way off.

      4. adamtheyido
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Obviously haven't spoken to many Spurs fans, just been listening to the media. We love Son

      5. Brosstan
        • 4 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        0/10

      6. Ron_Swanson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Anyone that says y’all is a tool IMO

      7. EmreCan Hustle
        • 6 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        I'm sure a fan has a right to choose his/her favourite. It doesn't have to be the most logical choice. If Son was hated despite his contributions that would be different issue.

      8. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Sonny is loved by all Spurs fans not sure where you got this idea from.....

        1. Ron_Swanson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Probably more than the other three mentioned!

      9. CloudSky
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        This a bait.

        1. Ron_Swanson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Has to be. Can’t see anyone being that dum.

        2. Differential (c)
          • 3 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Not bait, honest opinion. Perhpas I've been odserving the wrong Spurs fans. I put my hands up in surrender.

      10. Ask Yourself
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Hamburg ???

        1. Differential (c)
          • 3 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          His first club in Europe, before Bayer.

        2. BIG TONES
          • 4 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Son's first big club was Hamburger SV

      11. Marvelous Marty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        I hope you feel better after your "rant"

      12. Big Ping
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Lol I'm a spurs fan and Sons my favourite player!

      13. #FPLBhuna
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        COYS

        I would take a llorente hatty assisted by skipp 3x

        No spurs assets in my team (: bleh

        Hopefully son looks great and hits the cross bar a few times

        1. Differential (c)
          • 3 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Captian Son to save me!

          1. Ask Yourself
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            GL

        2. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Not bothered about fpl when we play, rather we win and push Liv and City than score fpl points.

          Coys!!

        3. Limbo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          Put Son in this week. Might be too late. Hoping for something as differential in ML stuffed full of Sane owners

      14. The Mighty Hippo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        A quick question for Spurs fans. What's the story with Toby? Is he simply being rested for midweek, or has Vert taken his place alongside Sanchez in central defence?

        1. Tcheco
          • 1 Year
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          I think Vert plays whenever he's fit. Toby has been rotated with Sanchez since his contract renewal issue..

        2. Pap Le Cissier
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          I’d imagine rested

      15. Team Cruel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        12 days, 17 hours ago

        Gray 5.4 OOP with these fixtures:

        CRY BHA wat FUL bur BOU hud NEW whu

        Welcome to my team my son.

        1. QUEN
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            Does he start every game?

          • Hart-ake
            • 1 Year
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            His point scoring has been quite poor this season though- not sure that is suddenly going to improve.

          • Ron_Swanson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            3 goals and 1 assist all season. Good luck to you

          • BIG TONES
            • 4 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            Best of luck, but think that's a big reach mate.

          • Daniel - juuuhuuu
            • 9 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            Don't go there... Previous disappointed owner. Had him for 7-8 weeks and he did shi*t

          • Brooksy86
            • 2 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            They're such a mid lane team... Dont really keep cleanies... Don't score loads.

            But those fixtures.

        2. harty46
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          12 days, 17 hours ago

          any idea where to get a stream from now reddit soccerstreams is gone?

          1. Team Cruel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            It's not gone, it's just moved to a different site.

            1. harty46
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              where?

              1. Team Cruel
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Discord. You need an invite to join. Not sure I'm allowed to post invites here.

                1. harty46
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  IchBinBATMAN#5221 add me on disc

                  1. harty46
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    nvm found it

          2. CloudSky
            • 2 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            r/redditsoccer

          3. BIG TONES
            • 4 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            Vipbox

        3. Amey
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            Son !!

            1. Team Cruel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Congrats! Mother is fine?

              1. McSlu
                • 2 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Haha, best one in years!! 😀

              2. yakirh
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Ha!

              3. THFC4LIFE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Haha

          • Scheister
            • 6 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            Playing draft on a different site and need to drop one before Spurs kickoff. Any advice? Cheers

            Llorente
            D. Sanchez
            Rondon

          • Brosstan
            • 4 Years
            12 days, 17 hours ago

            Barnes masterclass incoming

            1. Jᴀʀᴠish
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              There's only one way to beat them, get round the back.

          • Jacks Daddy
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Guys my original plan was to transfer out sane and aguero for -4 to say Auba and Anderson. But looking at man city fixtures next three weeks thinking I'd only want to bring them back in.

              How about I transfer in moutinio and marriapa instead for -4 so I a) improve my poor bench longer term and b) they are capable of filling in for one week only. Saving my subs to bring back m aguero sane or is that simply too much on bench?

              Would give me this team:

              Fabs
              Marriapa Bennet robbo rice
              Pogba Salah son moutinio
              Rash jimmy

              Bench: bednarek sane aguero

              Any help guys would be appreciated

              1. McSlu
                • 2 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                I’m benching kun, sane and laporte in GW27. They could cause havoc from GW28 and forward

            • Limbo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Barnes + Maddison v.interesting...

              (just getting in from golf and seen teams)

              1. True Deadzoner
                • 7 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Gray 5.4

                1. Limbo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  Yeah. With their fixtures this performance will be the eyetest decider on who to pick for Everton replacements.

              2. Ask Yourself
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Tielemans too posted incredible numbers in Belgium. Not sure what happened to Monaco

                1. True Deadzoner
                  • 7 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  not good enough at Ligue 1?

                  1. Ask Yourself
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    As a team they collapsed, still a decent option to watch

                2. Limbo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  Watched his YouTube clips earlier. Time will tell. Has a pass but looks like the classic assisting assister.

                  1. Limbo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    (Often played at RWB by the looks - will be interesting to see how Puyel fits him in).

              3. Limbo
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                21 Tielemans
                31 Ghezzal
                10 Maddison
                19 Barnes
                7 Gray

                Had a chance to sit down an take a proper look. I don't think this is going to end well for the Foxes.

              1. True Deadzoner
                • 7 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                @Harty46

              2. Ask Yourself
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Ban

                1. True Deadzoner
                  • 7 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  why?

            • unitednations
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              the holebas yellow yesterday was a massively blow as it now means I only have 8 starters for gw27. Was happy to take 1 hit to get an XI our but need 2 hits now. Worth playing any of the chips?

              Fabianski — Button
              Doherty Schindler — Alonso Digne Holebas
              Salah Pogba Son — Sterling Rich
              Rashford Jimenez — Kamara

              A: take a 8 point and do something like Alonso/Sterling/Kamara >> Kola/Anderson/Vardy (-8)

              B: Play a chip. Will need to research and finalise my chip strategy then

              1. SADIO SANÉ
                • 3 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Vardy isn't playing today for some reason but can you afford Laca instead?

                1. SADIO SANÉ
                  • 3 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  if they are long term good options that you will keep, a hit or two isn't a big deal really

            • thischarmingman
              • 7 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Fabianski, Speroni
              Doherty, Digne*, Robertson, Wan-Bissaka, Alonso*
              Pogba, Hazard*, Salah, Moutinho, Richarlison*
              Quaner*, Rashford, Agüero*

              What would you focus on with this lot? Got 2FT, unsure if I should let the blanks dominate too much of my thinking going forward. Feels like Haz, Alonso - Son, Someone, could be good.

            • Tcheco
              • 1 Year
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Son goals & Lloris clean sheet plz

            • Differential (c)
              • 3 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              City planning a 65m swoop for Isco as a Dilva successor.

              https://twitter.com/caughtoffside/status/1094584918758354944?s=20

              1. Jᴀʀᴠish
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                In February?

                1. Differential (c)
                  • 3 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  Summer. Isco uncertain on contract, City ready to take advantage.

                  1. Jᴀʀᴠish
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    Hmmm sounds like clickbait to me.

            • Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 4 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Luiz to

              A Maguire's
              B perreira
              C chilwell
              D yedlin

              Thanks

              Ps I like A

              1. Tcheco
                • 1 Year
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                B. Offers assists, cleanies & the odd goal

                1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                  • 4 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  Thanks. Does he not miss the odd game though ?

                  1. Tcheco
                    • 1 Year
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    He's only missed 3 games this season

                  2. Pierce34
                    • 3 Years
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    He used to when there was competition from Amartey. Now I should think this won't happen.

                    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                      • 4 Years
                      12 days, 17 hours ago

                      Thanks

            • Top Lad Dakes.
              • 2 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Son to bag a hat trick, you say? Yes please. I’d take that.

              1. THFC4LIFE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                He’ll get something today

            • StrykesToWatchOutFor
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Ndidi in for mendy. No fantasy managers celebrate

              1. True Deadzoner
                • 7 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                injured?

            • Coaly
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              12 days, 17 hours ago

              Lovren to Kola a good move?

              1. THFC4LIFE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Ye if u want to be let down in injury time....... sorry it’s still raw

              2. Dribbles
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  Do it.

                • Ron_Swanson
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  Arsenal have a terrible clean sheet ratio. They only Prem club not to get one away this whole season. But does offer attacking returns.

                • Pierce34
                  • 3 Years
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  Personally I think it's only a matter of time until Kolasinac drops out of a regular starting spot, either because of Denis Suarez or because of formation change, or both.

                • BOATIES FC
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  12 days, 17 hours ago

                  Pretty short term move.

              3. olliejames
                • 2 Years
                12 days, 17 hours ago

                Best midfield option to replace Hazard next GW (+few more)?

                1. Dribbles
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    Jota.

                  • InSaneMan-e
                    • 5 Years
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    Don't know who else you have but Salah pog son are template.
                    For the others I'd look into fanderson jota mane (if you have cash), for a differential gross has some tasty fixtures.

                2. Dribbles
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    Billy broken thumbs at your service.

                    Latte anyone??

                  • Ginkapo
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    Second try for England against France

                    1. Ron_Swanson
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      12 days, 17 hours ago

                      What happened the first time?

                      1. Team Cruel
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        12 days, 17 hours ago

                        They failed. But was worth a try.

                    2. Eddie`
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      12 days, 17 hours ago

                      If you don't succeed...

                  • diesel001
                    • 2 Years
                    12 days, 17 hours ago

                    Last 4 between Spurs and Leicester in the PL:

                    Dec 18: Lei 0-2 Spurs
                    May 18: Spurs 5-4 Lei
                    Nov 17: Lei 2-1 Spurs
                    May 17: Lei 1-6 Spurs

                    1. Patch
                      • 1 Year
                      12 days, 17 hours ago

                      O-0 today without KanAli...

                    2. Amey
                        12 days, 17 hours ago

                        Kane 31 pointer 😮
                        Good old days

                    3. Hotdogs for Tea
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      12 days, 17 hours ago

                      Great that Mendy starts today - desperate for his points with so many of my team not starting 🙂

                      1. Limbo
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        12 days, 17 hours ago

                        erm

                        1. Hotdogs for Tea
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          12 days, 17 hours ago

                          Oh dear, this game week is getting very bad ... 5 outfield non starters 🙁

                    4. tiger
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      12 days, 17 hours ago

                      Another Mendy injured

                      1. Kane Lane
                        • 4 Years
                        12 days, 17 hours ago

                        Mendy was seen in Hong Kong apparently so he won't be starting today

                        1. Limbo
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 8 Years
                          12 days, 17 hours ago

                          I was in Hull Pep, honest bruv

                      2. Hazz
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        12 days, 17 hours ago

                        Unfortunate

                    5. fenixri
                      • 2 Years
                      12 days, 17 hours ago

                      Sold Hazard before City and I am little scared. Got Son instead, I hope he delivers

                      1. diesel001
                        • 2 Years
                        12 days, 17 hours ago

                        Depends what sort of mood Haz is in. But if he can't be up for a match against the reigning champions then that doesn't bode well generally tbh.

                    6. Kane Lane
                      • 4 Years
                      12 days, 17 hours ago

                      What's with Arnie not starting for Hammers? I know he had injury is that the main reason or is Hernandez ahead of him. Any hammerz fans clear this up for me