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Alonso absent for Chelsea as Saïss comes in for Bennett

Marcos Alonso (£6.4m) misses out on a place in the Chelsea starting XI for the second Gameweek in a row this weekend.

That’s the first time he has not played a single minute in back-to-back Gameweeks all season.

In his place is Emerson Palmieri (£5.2m) who makes his second start in a row, having played all 90 minutes against Fulham in Gameweek 29.

Joining the Italian in Chelsea’s back-line is the usual suspects of David Luiz (£5.9m), returning after a Gameweek 29 benching, Antonio Rüdiger (£5.9m) and Cesar Azpilicueta (£6.3m).

With Eden Hazard (£10.8m) and Gonzalo Higuaín (£9.6m) coming back into the side following a rest in the Europa League, they are joined in the front three by Pedro (£6.3m).

The key Wolves assets are all in the starting line-up with Matt Doherty (£5.4m) restored to the starting line-up on the flanks of midfield.

Raúl Jiménez (£6.8m) and Diogo Jota (£6.1m) lead the two-man attack while Rui Patricio (£4.5m) reclaims the goalkeeper jersey from John Ruddy (£4.2m).

As Ryan Bennett (£4.2m) serves the first of a two-match suspension, Romain Saïss (£4.2m) fills in for him at centre-back.

Chelsea XI: Kepa; Emerson, Rüdiger, D Luiz, Azpiliceuta; Kovacic, Jorginho, Kante; Hazard, Higuaín, Pedro.

Wolves XI: Patricio; Boly, Coady, Saïss; Jonny, Neves, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Doherty; Jota, Jiménez.

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981 Comments Post a Comment
  1. SM001
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Jimmy!

  2. _sidney_will
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Yes Wolves!

  3. Danstoke82
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Get in Jimenez!!

  4. YEAH PITCH!
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Jiminez strikes again. Love it.

  5. Champions united
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Bhaisaheb jimmy jimmy

  6. Cookie Kid
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Why do I ever captain Salah over Jimi?

  7. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Rudiger has no pace

  8. Deulofale
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Gahhh not Jimenez again. Only owned him for GW5.

  9. tafrère
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Planning for BGWs has killed my rank.

    Luiz in Jiménez out...

    1. LewanGOALski
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      This

  10. F_Ivanovic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Jimenez you beauty! :DD 100 point week incoming

  11. Would Ed Woodward
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Ooof, Jota to Brooks fail.

  12. TEEMU PUKKI
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Hazzy Higgy we can do it cant we ?

  13. Chucky
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Jimmy off the bench for Alonso... Thanks Sarri 😉

  14. jtreble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Ouch. Luiz why?

  15. Tsparkes10
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Thoughts on these transfers? Gives me 11 for GW 31 and 33 (FH in 32)

    VVD, Son, Pogba, Rash, Moutinho to Ake, Fraser, Haz, Mane, Wilson

  16. Gobigorgohome
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Nooooo Jimenaz on da bench ahhh

  17. DA Minnion
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Jimmy you lovely man.

  18. grumpyman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Jiminez kills my rank every week. Biggest mistake of the season not owning him.

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Same

  19. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Is it too late to get Jimenez if I've not had him all season?

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Dont get him this week

    2. antis0cial
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Yes. I’ve just sold as he now has 2 blanks in 3 gws

  20. Geezer
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    I got Jimenez, Doherty and Westwood on the bench 🙁

    1. AVFCChris1984
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Who did you play instead

  21. AVFCChris1984
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    He just loves scoring against the big clubs

  22. fedolefan
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Great job Jimi. Now, for a Haz equalizer

  23. Dakes.
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Jimenez!!!!! My best signing by miles!!!

  24. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Jimenez (bench) goal, or assist. Chelsea clean sheet gone. The final insult of GW30?

    Or worse to come?

  25. TAT
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 8 days ago

    JIMMY!!!

  26. TyroneGAA
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Jimmy and kola to king and rice is going well lmao

  27. Flapjack ✅
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    JIMINEZ

  28. Dakes.
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Higuain equalize now pls

  29. LOLarov
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Bench jimmy for Son and F.anderson!

    That was silly

  30. THFC4LIFE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Learnt my lesson now. Never benching him again