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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Also coming out of the side is Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m), who has been replaced by the returning Bernardo Silva (£8.0m).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. $carface
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Otamendi almost

  2. SEYPULISIC
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Thats farewell goal then. Thank you and goodbye Lucas.

    1. Red Devil Swede
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Newcastle next

      1. SEYPULISIC
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Wildcarding. Might look at Son if I want Spurs asset.

  3. Drip Doctor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    I know he will eventually, but do you think Son walks straight back into the starting 11?

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Surely. Hes at another level to Lamela and even Moura. Hes fit, just been suspended.

  4. MadDog86
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Anyway FPL aside this game is brilliant.

    1. diesel001
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Agree. Spurs fortunate though - two chances, two goals.

  5. diesel001
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    KDB and Lamela. Who would have thought it.

    1. baps sniffer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I thougt to C Pukki 😉

      1. diesel001
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Well played.

  6. Bolivian Seaman
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Imagine the premiership if pep and klopp hadn't come

    1. $carface
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Revolutionized absolutely.

    2. purple lamborGhini
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Yea spurs would win it..

      • Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Pep or no Pe the Oil was there, many would be successful with it, maybe even more so in Europe.

      • The Casual One
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Klopp done nothing in the league

    3. $carface
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      A draw would be excellent result for Spurs here.

      1. Drip Doctor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        It would be a robbery.

      2. super zlatan
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        No sh*t

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

      Anyone know which Wilson is in the baps for Bournemouth?

      1. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        not the one you want

      2. purple lamborGhini
          1 month, 5 days ago

          will be Harry for sure

        • Gregor
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Harry.

        • Lord Tachanka
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          The one no one owns

      3. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        LOL state of Otamendi

      4. Yank Revolution
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Oh get up Ota, what a joke

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

        I know this game hasn't even finished but are Sterling and KdB the 2 must haves?

        1. diesel001
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Yep. Along with one of the defenders.

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

          With Salah I think

      6. The Tinkerman
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Shame Pukki already rose .1, rules out stuff like Wilson, Perez, Robbo > Zinc, KDB, Pukki

        1. S.Kuqi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Maybe Kwp instead of Zinc?

        2. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 5 days ago

          There was time to bring him in 🙂

      7. Would Ed Woodward
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Hope they catch that sniper.

        • $carface
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Comon Harry for the winner!

        • Gudjohnsen
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Kane's record against the top sides is abysmal.

          1. Differentiator
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            bulllll

        • Hughes the Daddy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Aguero finished as a fantasy player

          1. BobbyV
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            This

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

            A few shrewd differential picks and he can be right back in top 10k

        • Yank Revolution
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Kun off

        • stupendous
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          WC to this?

          Digne will be fine...

          Heaton Pope
          Digne VVD Soyuncu (Montoya Pieters)
          Mane KDB Sterling McGinn Ceballos
          Pukki Firmino (Wickham)

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Week late.

          2. Hughes the Daddy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            If for no other reason than ownership, I'd get some manure in thete. Martial, AWB or Shaw for me

        • $carface
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Kun subbed off good for Sterling?

          1. Gregor
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Might be on pens...

        • super zlatan
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Kun arguing with Pep

          1. Yank Revolution
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Still arguing too!

        • diesel001
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Aguero and Pep arguing with each other.

          1. MITHRRANDIRR
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Looked pretty heated...Pep still going on...

        • $carface
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Kun absolutely furious lol

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Pep being held back from going at Aguero...

        • GreenPL
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Kun and Pep arguing.

        • LosBlancos
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Aguero arguing with Pep
          Jesus nailed

        • Lord Tachanka
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Best United Defender?

          WanB for BAPS or SlabH for Goal threat

          1. diesel001
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            AWB

          2. Yank Revolution
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            I went with AWB

          3. KGFC
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            AWB

          4. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            WanB the baps machine

            1. Lord Tachanka
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Pretty Unanimous

        • KGFC
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          For me this is why Kun is not really a great FPL option anymore - 12m and will mostly play 60-65 mins. If he scores till then, great. Otherwise a 2 pointer.

          1. Would Ed Woodward
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Really annoying to watch games as an owner as well knowing he's coming off.

              1. KGFC
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 5 days ago

                I can imagine owners palpitating as the 60 min mark approaches, if Kun hasn't scored

          2. sirmorbach
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            wtf's up with Kun

          3. Royal5
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Kun fuming

          4. Gudjohnsen
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            Kun to be benched against bournemouth