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Aguero returns to Man City starting line-up

Sergio Aguero (£12.0m) returns to the Manchester City starting line-up as Tottenham Hotspur come to the Etihad Stadium.

The Argentinian striker comes in for Gabriel Jesus (£9.5m), who drops to the bench.

Also coming out of the side is Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m), who has been replaced by the returning Bernardo Silva (£8.0m).

Pep Guardiola has opted not to rotate his full-backs though as both Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.5m) and Kyle Walker (£6.0m) retain their starting berths.

However, John Stones (£5.5m) drops out of the side altogether with a rectus femoris strain, so Nicolas Otamendi (£5.4m) comes in at centre-back.

Opponents Spurs have made just one change from the team that beat Aston Villa and it’s hard to argue that it’s the right one.

Christian Eriksen (£9.0m) featured only as a substitute in Gameweek 1 and transformed Spurs’ fortunes when he came onto the pitch.

Therefore, Mauricio Pochettino has put him back into the starting line-up for Gameweek 2, Lucas Moura (£7.5m) the man to make way.

Man City XI: Ederson; Zinchenko, Laporte, Otamendi, Walker; De Bruyne, Gündogan, Rodrigo; Sterling, Aguero, B Silva.

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

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1,856 Comments Post a Comment
  1. AnzhiBabakin (AKA: FC Akhma…
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    What happened to digne? Just reading up

    1. Effe
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Seemed to go off with a hamstring injury

  2. Athletic Nasherbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Yeah fantastic finish that is Bilva.

  3. $carface
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    City 18 attempts on goal

  4. Srv210
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Aubameyang+ Wesley to pukki+rashford

    Then next week fraser+Walker-peters to son + someone

  5. HurriKane
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Ive nailed perfect WC team. Thoughts?

    Pope 4.0
    TAA AWB 4.5 4.5 4.0
    Mane Sterling KDB McGinn Ceballos
    Kane Pukki (4.5)

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      That defence

      1. Manani
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        pretty standard defence 4.5 rotation

    2. Srv210
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      This looks great imo

    3. Cpt Crunch
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Perfect

    4. Manani
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      looks nice

    5. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I like this!

    6. Pepe Le Pukki
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Until the Martial show on Monday.

    7. Phillipsturn
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Kane is crap

    8. SoccerBoi69
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Kane Mane McGinn 4.5 vs Firmino Son Martial Digne...

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Spurs need to get Kane on at DM ASAP!

  7. FISSH
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    HATE being priced out of moves by 0.1 >.

  8. Bobby Digital
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    How the F are we going to fit KDB in our teams?

  9. sully29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    I'd sooner have any of Sterling, Salah or Kane over KDB.

    However, if you already have two of them then I'd opt for KDB as the third. Crucially his lower price means he's better value when not being captained and realistically you don't need (and won't really get the most out of) three expensive captain picks.

    Also, he's seriously passing the eye test.

  10. Guy Demel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Kane very quiet, albeit with rock all service.

    1. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      He’s being very static anyways, so not helping himself.

  11. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    With that Bilva chance, would it have counted as a Sterling assist?

  12. pundit of punts
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Is the Digne injury bad?

  13. antoinehude
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    A) De Bruyne + Salah & Kane
    B) De Bruyne + Salah & Sterling
    C) De Bruyne + Kane & Sterling

    1. Harry Ball Bag™⚽⚽…
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      A

    2. Ha.
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      C

    3. Guy Demel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      B but with Mane

    4. LosBlancos
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      C

  14. $carface
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Eriksen almost

  15. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Moura comes on and scores straight away!

  16. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Moura!!!!!

  17. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Lucas G

  18. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    WOW
    Lamela assist

  19. Yank Revolution
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    MOURA G, POCH TACTICAL GENIUZ!

  20. $carface
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    MouraG

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

    Moura what 😆

  22. Podge
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Sold Moura 😆

  23. Guy Demel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Lol Moura owner here \o

  24. Meinhoff
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    YEEES MOOOUURAA

  25. PUMPKINHEAD
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Hahahah mooouuurrraaaaa

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

    Feksake

  27. $carface
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Lamela in for a haul

  28. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Never doubted you Lucas

  29. purple lamborGhini
    1 month, 2 days ago

    yes Moura you are fking class

  30. super zlatan
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Wow