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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. Mweene
    • 5 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Glad I didn't get Aguero on wildcard. Come on Deeney lad

    1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      Bookmarked

    2. thomashl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      Pi$$ed off that I did :/

  2. Differential (c)
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    AwB with another great tackle on a rushing Sane.

  3. TONY123
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Is it worth sacrificing Sterling (have Agüero) to do this for next week (BB):
    Sterling + Diop + AWB + Hayden > Son + Kolasinac + TAA + JWP (-8)

  4. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Sterlo on penos?

    1. DR0GBA
      • 2 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      should be i'm guessing just for his hattrick

    2. Eddie`
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      Gundogen?

  5. Eddie`
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Just a palace goal now please.

  6. Jacky boy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    liverpool keep a cs please

    1. Differential (c)
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      Chill, Hazard false 9 means rhey wont do s****

  7. Flapjack ✅
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    First time owning Mané today. What a boring pick. A shield. A rusty rubbish shield.

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      We need him to at least match Salah or we are in for some pain

    2. Eddie`
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      Glistening gilted shield. Do good Mané.

  8. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Aguero leaving

    1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      your team ?

    2. Fred54
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      The abuse on here must have broken him.

  9. CloudSky
    • 2 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Kun injury scare?

  10. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Aguero limping.....confirmed start vs Spurs

  11. Captain Kakaroto
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Aguero injured?

  12. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Hang on, why did Origi lose his place to Salah?

  13. Differential (c)
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    FK to Palace, JUST oitside the box.

  14. the Penman
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Kane being out injured meant I switched Sterling + Kane for Son + Aguero. 12 points down the drain.

  15. Give The Todd Some Love
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Fecking hell the Aguero injury saga is never-ending

  16. All Out of Mounie
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Keep City

  17. Luka - Man Like Serbia
    • 6 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    LUKA!!!

  18. DR0GBA
    • 2 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Palace goal

  19. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    OMG mili

  20. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Milo goal

    1. Make Arrows Green Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      As always. Great!

  21. CloudSky
    • 2 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Miliiiiiii

  22. Luka - Man Like Serbia
    • 6 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    LUKA LUKA LUKA!

  23. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 2 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Yes!

  24. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    Harold ruined my wildcard. Had him and Sterling but switched to Son+Eriksen and Aguero after the injury. Useless mouth breather would have scored a hatty vs Hudds.

  25. LarryDuff
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 13 hours ago

    LETS GO PALACE

  26. Tsparkes10
      8 days, 13 hours ago

      Mili scores hhahaa

    • Niho992
        8 days, 13 hours ago

        Yessssss. Come on another one !!!

      • Differential (c)
        • 3 Years
        8 days, 13 hours ago

        Millli G, treating an FK like a PK.

      • All Out of Mounie
        • 1 Year
        8 days, 13 hours ago

        Dammit

      • Do I Not Like Orange
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 days, 13 hours ago

        Get lost Milivojevic