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Aguero and Sterling start for Man City at Crystal Palace

Fantasy Premier League managers who backed Manchester City’s key attackers were handed a boost on Sunday afternoon.

Sergio Aguero (£11.7m) and Raheem Sterling (£11.5m), who some feared would be rotated ahead of a big Champions League match, have both been named in the starting line-up.

They are joined in the side by Kevin de Bruyne (£9.7m) who has now started five of the last six Premier League matches.

There will be plenty for those with a tactical interest in this encounter as Benjamin Mendy (£6.1m) and Leroy Sané (£9.3m) have both been selected in the starting XI.

It will be of great importance to analyse how those two players interact with each other given what they have offered Fantasy managers at various stages this season.

Meanwhile, Bernardo Silva (£7.6m) has shaken off his yellow flag to make the bench and Fernandinho (£5.3m) misses out with a knock.

As expected, Crystal Palace are down to their second-string in the centre-back department with Mamadou Sakho (£4.9m) and James Tomkins (£4.3m) out injured.

It will be Martin Kelly (£3.9m) and Scott Dann (£4.4m) tasked with schackling Aguero this afternoon.

Up front, there is a surprising selection by Roy Hodgson, who has benched Michy Batshuauyi (£6.5m) to give Christian Benteke (£6.3m) a first start since Gameweek 26.

Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, Silva, De Bruyne, Sane, Sterling, Aguero.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita, Wan Bissaka, Kelly, Dann, Van Aanholt, McArthur, Milivojevic, Schlupp, Townsend, Benteke, Zaha.

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1,225 Comments Post a Comment
  1. balint84
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Lloris or Foster?

    1. Irbox ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago


      1. balint84
        • 3 Years
        10 days, 16 hours ago

        last week everyone said the same about Jimenez & Agüero 🙁

  2. HollywoodXI
    • 4 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Hoping for a Liverpool clean sheet, TAA attacking points and Mane goals. C’mon Liverpool! 🙂

    1. tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      10 days, 16 hours ago

      Same but with Robbo instead of TAA. 😀

  3. dark91
    • 3 Years
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Let's go Hazard

  4. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    Four players invested in this, letnit be a good game

  5. Silecro
    • 1 Year
    10 days, 17 hours ago

    LIV Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Matip, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Keita , Mane, Firmino,Salah

    Subs Mignolet, Milner, Shaqiri, Sturridge, Wijnaldum, Origi, Lovren

    CHE Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Emerson, Kante, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi, Willian, Hazard

    Subs Cabllero, Higuain, Barkley, Kovacic, Christensen, Pedro, Giroud