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Richarlison fit to start but Fraser drops to the bench

Following West Ham United’s 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the early kick-off, four more Premier League matches get underway at 15:00 BST.

Crystal Palace host Everton, Fulham entertain Cardiff City, Southampton take on Bournemouth, and Watford play Wolverhampton Wanderers in a rematch of their FA Cup semi-final.

Richarlison is fit to start at Selhurst Park, despite being described as a “major doubt” by his manager on Friday.

Lucas Digne has recovered from his own minor injury as Marco Silva names the same starting XI that beat Manchester United last Sunday.

Patrick van Aanholt returns at the expense of Joel Ward in Roy Hodgson’s only change.

Despite slight concerns for owners of Wolves assets over possible rotation, Nuno Espirito Santo keeps faith with the same 11 players that beat Arsenal in midweek.

Javi Gracia has made three changes to his defence, however, with Adrian Mariappa, Kiko Femenia and Jose Holebas replacing Christian Kabasele, Daryl Janmaat and Adam Masina.

Ralph Hasenhuttl looks to have changed shape this afternoon and has reverted to a back four.

Danny Ings and Yan Valery come in for Stuart Armstrong and the ill Maya Yoshida but Shane Long and Ryan Bertrand are fit to start.

Scott Parker and Neil Warnock have made one change apiece for their meeting at Craven Cottage this afternoon.

Tom Cairney returns at the expense of Jean Michael Seri for the Cottagers, while Leandro Bacuna replaces the injured Joe Ralls for Cardiff.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita, van Aanholt, Dann, Kelly, Wan-Bissaka, Meyer, Kouyate, McArthur, Milivojevic, Benteke, Zaha.

Subs: Ward, Townsend, Hennessey, Ayew, Batshuayi, Sako, Riedewald.

Everton XI: Pickford, Coleman, Keane, Zouma, Digne, Gueye, Schneiderlin, Bernard, Sigurdsson, Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin.

Subs: Jagielka, Walcott, Tosun, McCarthy, Stekelenburg, Lookman, Baines.

Fulham XI: Rico, Odoi, Ream, Le Marchand, Bryan, Anguissa, Chambers, Babel, Cairney, Sessegnon, Mitrovic.

Subs: Kebano, Ayite, Christie, Seri, Mawson, Ramirez, Elliott.

Cardiff City XI: Etheridge, Peltier, Morrison, Manga, Bennett, Bacuna, Gunnarsson, Mendez-Laing, Camarasa, Hoilett, Niasse.

Subs: Richards, Ward, Reid, Cunningham, Harris, Brian Murphy, Healey.

Southampton XI: Gunn, Valery, Bednarek, Stephens, Bertrand, Hojbjerg, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Redmond, Ings, Long.

Subs: Austin, Armstrong, Lemina, Targett, Sims, Forster, Ramsay.

Bournemouth XI: Boruc, Aké, Cook, Simpson, Clyne, Gosling, Mepham, Lerma, Brooks, King, Wilson.

Subs: Mousset, Ibe, Hyndman, Fraser, Begovic, Solanke, Surridge.

Watford XI: Foster, Femenia, Cathcart, Mariappa, Holebas, Hughes, Doucoure, Capoue, Pereyra, Gray, Deulofeu.

Subs: Gomes, Janmaat, Success, Masina, Sema, Chalobah, Kabasele.

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI: Patricio, Bennett, Coady, Boly, Doherty, Dendoncker, Moutinho, Neves, Jonny, Jimenez, Jota.

Subs: Ruddy, Cavaleiro, Costa, Gibbs-White, Saiss, Vinagre, Traore.

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  1. DandyDon
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Wilson been huge differential for me in last two away games since everyone else played wildcard. Only kept him for Fulham home game inbetween! (2pts). Oh he’s just missed a one on one as well. Wow

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Cool story

    2. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Same here. 33 points in last 3 gws 🙂

  2. Rik Waller
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    First time I've had Wilson since his endless run of 2-pointers last season.

    You are finally forgiven, Callum.

    1. Pad Randa
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Yeah, he's been a nice late add, even if Vardy did make me regret selling him recently.

    2. Royal5
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Think it's the first time ever he has given me points.

  3. Pad Randa
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Of course, the minute I sell Diop (for Yedlin), he pops up with 9 points. Can't even be mad at this point, it's too funny.

  4. JONALDINHO
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Predicted a Wilson haul - 96pts now! I’m gonna brag all I want cause these weeks rarely come around

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Well done. How many players left?

  5. tm245
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    5 minutes at Southampton

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Anyone on 120+?

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      I should be

    2. Giggs Boson.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      130 last week, currently on 50 this week 😎

    3. THEKID_88
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      105 pre Baps. Duffy, Sterling & Aguero left

  7. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    I really need Aguero or Laporte not to play

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      They’ll play

      1. Hybrid.power
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 21 days ago

        I know....I know....

  8. Gudjohnsen
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Anyone who watched the Palace game? How did Zaha look?

    1. Luka - Man Like Serbia
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Was a quiet game for him. Boring game overall.

  9. La Roja
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Jota hurtv

  10. Chucky
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    JOTA JIMMY REDMOND AND VALERY.... chucky strikes back 😎

  11. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Jota denied a pen

    1. Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      thank the lords. with jimenez off too...

  12. Royal5
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Jot clipped. Looked like a pen.

    1. Royal5
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Stonewall

    2. 4-4-who?
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Disgusting. Bring on VAR.

    3. 4-4-who?
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Look at Watford's penalty in the FA cup semi - minimal contact

  13. Dakes.
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Ouch. Rank boost from yesterday wiped out, dropping like a stone now with only Jimenez and Doherty today...

  14. tm245
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    AWB!

  15. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Wan BAPs!

  16. COK3Y5MURF
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    That should be a pen

  17. Samwise
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Bet on Wolves to finish above West Ham at the start of the season... bet won 🙂

    1. Samwise
      4 months, 21 days ago

      shame it was with a friend and not the bookies... anyone know what the odds would have been? or how to find out?

  18. Would Ed Woodward
    4 months, 21 days ago

    3 BAPS for AWB, standard.

  19. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Deulofeu...

    "There is no assist for the Gray goal. Deulofeu loses possession from Patricio’s tackle, before the ball goes to Gray who scores. Deulofeu was not attempting a shot or pass, so no assist is awarded"

    1. FlockofSeagulls
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Correct decision. Thought exactly the same thing watching it live.

  20. drughi
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    clear penalty for wolves, referee needs to do something else as a occupation

  21. LFox
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    "YOUR WINGERS DON'T LIKE HIM ..."

    Benched him but what a player!

  22. Mo Mané Mo Problems
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    26 points on bench GW34
    14 GW35
    28 GW36

    Boosted in GW35 ofc

    1. DV8R
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      I saw your team, how did you not have a GWR or OR in GW2?

      1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 21 days ago

        Deleted team cos didn’t want to play

        Reactivated before GW3 as friends begged me to play

        1. Jacky boy
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 21 days ago

          didn't know we can still delete our teams on fpl

          1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 21 days ago

            Yep you can. They don’t make it obvious .cos people would quit all the time

  23. Pad Randa
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    No TC, but did finally get rid of my Bench Boost - on 78 as of right now (though Everton are making me nervous about Guaita and Obi-Wan) before BAPs with Haz, Pogba, Rondon, Yedlin and Sterling still to go. Decent haul, looks like, although it appears this week has inflated all our scores.

  24. Van der Faart
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    If I'd played Wilson instead of Son I'd have hit 100. Might still with Ryan, Laporte and Sterling. However if Sterling was to miss the game I wouldn't be too upset

  25. Samwise
    4 months, 21 days ago

    who's broken 100?

    1. Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      not even close here

      1. Samwise
        4 months, 21 days ago

        me neither on 65... my rival has 95, with auger, laporte and sterling still to play...
        I just have sterling © aguero and ryan

    2. Skloppy Kops
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      98.. with 4 players to go.

      1. Skloppy Kops
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 21 days ago

        JwP and Valery on bench though

    3. Bun Rab
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      o/ No City players though.

  26. Chucky
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Why wolves not given a peon ffs

    1. 4-4-who?
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Bias...and inadequate refereeing

    2. Mysterion
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 21 days ago

      They would eat him

  27. F_Ivanovic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    My bench reads:

    JWP: 9
    Valery: 4
    Kelly: 6

    Meanwhile Son and Eriksen got 4 points between them for me.

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Wilson 15, Jota 12, Valery 4 for me

      1. ZICO SENNA
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 21 days ago

        Hate wilson

      2. BuYaKasha
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 21 days ago

        Oouch

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Son and Eriksen not exactly players you bench when playing at home to West Ham.

      1. FPL DONKEY
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 21 days ago

        They're out of my team this week. Spurs are dead to me

  28. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Godamn I need this double Brighton cleanie so much

    1. Royal5
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 21 days ago

      Same. Gonna be 90 long minutes

  29. Jacky boy
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    wtf
    5 players with 2 bonus points according to ffs in palace game with 26 bps!
    awb 3

  30. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 21 days ago

    Jota off

    Well played!