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Kane supported by Moura and Lamela against Villa

Harry Kane (£11.0m) will be supported by Lucas Moura (£7.5m) and Erik Lamela (£6.0m) for Spurs’ Gameweek 1 clash with Aston Villa.

With Son Heung-min (£9.5m) suspended and Dele Alli (£8.5m) ruled out with a hamstring injury, there was an opportunity for cheaper midfield players to come in for Spurs.

Moura and Lamela have taken those opportunities and those who included them in their first squad of the season will be delighted.

Moura is currently in 11.2% of squads as the Brazilian was considered the most popular cheaper alternative to the expensive Kane.

Lamela is the real differential, snapped up by Scout legend Mark Sutherns for Gameweek 1, and owned by just 0.7% of Fantasy managers.

Christian Eriksen (£9.0m) is among the substitutes and it will be interesting to see which of the attacking players he replaces if he does come on.

Kyle Walker-Peters (£5.0m) gets a start at right-back with Juan Foyth (£5.0m) suspended, although Serge Aurier (£5.0m) has recovered from his knock to feature on the bench.

Meanwhile, Dean Smith surprised Fantasy managers with some elements of his team selection.

Despite Matt Targett (£4.5m) and Frederic Guilbert (£4.5m) playing extensively at left and right full-back respectively in pre-season, neither were in the starting line-up.

The former was named on the bench while Guilbert was not in the matchday squad at all.

Furthermore, Jota (£6.0m) also impressed during the summer but is named among the substitutes while Anwar El Ghazi (£5.5m) and Trezeguet (£5.5m) start either side of Wesley (£6.0m)

Spurs XI: Lloris; Rose, Sánchez, Alderweireld, Walker-Peters; Ndombele, Sissoko, Winks; Lamela, Lucas; Kane.

Aston Villa XI: Heaton; N Taylor, Mings, Engels, El Mohamady; Grealish, McGinn, Hourihane; El Ghazi, Wesley, Trezeguet.

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2,111 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Ask Yourself
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Spurs are always every year without fail the most jammiest and underserving team in PL history

    1. F4L
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      they've dominated this game though...nothing underserved about it

    2. Vlad Tepes
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Are u kidding me? Liverpool is way worse

    3. Four Hit Wonder
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      They fought hard for this.

  2. dark91
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Yeeeees no Kane price drop!!

  3. Gravy_Davey
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Luckiest chance Kane will ever get.

  4. F4L
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    does Lamela get that assist?

    1. dark91
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Don't think so

    2. thepeen555
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      No off Mings foot in the end

    3. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Lamela YC

    4. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Not atm.

    5. Paul Psychic Octopus
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      no way

    6. F4L
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      didn't think so. Cheers all

  5. moment
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Now get those BAPs Harry

    1. Riedle Me This, Riedle Me T…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      This

  6. Bubz
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Grab a last minute gol Lucas

  7. ★Kuntheman★
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    I paid 11.0 for a striker who only scores fifa goals against AVL

    1. thepeen555
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      True that

  8. RECKLESS
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Perfect example of Premium Fwd vs Premium Mid
    Fwd scores 7-8pts
    Mid scores double digit

    1. Dr. Rog
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      the game is busted because Sterling Salah and a whole host of other players are wrongly classified as mids

    2. Woeisme
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      ok

  9. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Kane only needs 3 more to match Sterling

    Bargain

    1. Mr Peanutbutter
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 3 days ago

      2 more

    2. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      What if I told you it’s possible to have both?

    3. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Not if you have both.

    4. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      To be fair, Villa are 3x the team West Ham were today

  10. DA Minnion
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Well done harry.

  11. TheSteel
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Auba will still decimate Newcastle

    1. F4L
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      you can't have them all.....

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 3 days ago

        SSK 😉

  12. Riedle Me This, Riedle Me T…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Hazzaaaa!!!

  13. Luka does it again
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Yeasssssss Kane! Never doubted you. Essential

  14. Halftime
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Winning bpts too

  15. The Mighty Hippo
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Well done all you Kane cappers. Of course, you weren't worried for one second. 🙂

    1. pumpkinhead
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      never worried

  16. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Lamela YC for not taking the quickest route for getting off the pitch

  17. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    64 with Auba to go. Seems mediocre :/

  18. Kiwivillan
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Wake up 0-1 losing 10 mins later ffs

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Why are you sleeping while your team plays their first PL game in years?

  19. SirStevieG
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Never seen a more undeserving goal.

    1. pumpkinhead
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      booooo!

  20. pumpkinhead
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Kane in August

  21. gaurava1216
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    eriksen made all the difference......

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 3 days ago

      This

  22. La Roja
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Kane in 3 baps

    1. Mull
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Villa players can get baps too.

    2. Tom Heat-is-on
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      How much does he get from a winning goal?

  23. Berbs
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    He's always going to score goals.

    6-9 points is damage limitation for a premium striker against a newly promoted side.

    I'll take it as a non owner.

    1. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Yep, spot on.

    2. KGFC
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      True that

  24. niko mate
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Lucky goal. Didn't deserve to score.

    1. gaurava1216
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Are you joking??

      80% possesion
      27 shots

    2. thepeen555
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      Nope

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 3 days ago

      ?

    4. Solano's Trumpet
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      mmmm points

  25. Solano's Trumpet
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    He scores when he wants, he scores when he waaa aa aaants,
    Harry Kane. He Scores when he wants 🙂

  26. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Bloody Kane lol.

    Interested by ndombele though!

  27. SoShy
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    Which players passed the eye test today?
    Haven't been able to watch any game

    1. F4L
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 3 days ago

      KWP, Eriksen, Kane for Spurs

  28. TheSteel
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    RIP liverank

  29. SPorting
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    So there ARE Spurs fans at the game.

  30. 7shadesofsmoke
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 3 days ago

    🙁

    gutted