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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Also coming out of the side is Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m), who has been replaced by the returning Bernardo Silva (£8.0m).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. MINUS FOUR
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Yay my GW1 punt Lamela has delivered ... in GW2 when sat on my bench. Now for Moura (in my starting team) to replace him for a 1-point cameo. Good old FPL is back.

    1. Ha.
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Lamela and Moura? Oh my

      1. MINUS FOUR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        I don't plan long term, it's pointless. I target fixtures. Both very close to being in the points in GW1, and Lamela saved his goal for a week later. Never understood why people think you pick a team in GW1 for the whole season. 2FT and both leaving my team for GW3. Hasn't really worked but definitely a case of 'what might've been'.

        1. Yank Revolution
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Targeting fixtures is the absolute wrong way to play this game, sorry Minus.

          1. SADIO SANÉ
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Pardon

          2. MINUS FOUR
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Can't tell if joking or not. I'll have to assume you're joking.

            1. Yank Revolution
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Don't 'fixture chase'. Talent then form always over fixtures. Thats what I mean. Clear enough?

  2. masyuris
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    If only Spurs transfer Dani Alves for Trippier replacement, they will be strong candidate for PL champion

    1. Recklesss
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      LOL stop - One player does not make a team. Alves does not put Spurs over Pool or City for the title.

    2. Mike Bassett Fantasy Manage…
      2 months, 26 days ago

      dani alves is like 54 years old tho...

    3. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      And a left back and a decent holding mid and a back up for Kane and and and.

  3. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Any Digne news yet?

  4. AzzaroMax99
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    I see a lot of Pukkis around.
    For me then,. Jota to Pukki looks tempting.
    Both having bad fixtures in next 3 gw, but Pukki seems to be the deal.

  5. Differentiator
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Pukki points have been and gone

    1. Team Cruel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      But his price rises haven't. Will easily rise .5-6 even if he doesn't score again the next couple of weeks

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Kun G
    KDB A

  7. $carface
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    KDB 2 assists

    1. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Leg-end

  8. BobbyDoesNotLook
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Again second assister Bilva

  9. GreenPL
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    KDB you lovely lovely boy!

  10. Here Comes The Son ★
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    De Bruyne plays too deep.

    1. Slouch87 Scott Talent
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Utter rubbish.

      1. Here Comes The Son ★
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Not very good with sarcasm are you?

        1. Slouch87 Scott Talent
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Poor sarcasm that's why.

          1. Here Comes The Son ★
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Are you depressed IRL? All your posts are snotty and negative. Here if you wanna talk (serious)

            1. BoomXhakaLaca1
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              *insert, I had fun one, I didn't like it meme*

            2. Yank Revolution
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              No offense, but sarcasm doesnt work on the internet. Thus, the /s signification.

      2. Pipermaru
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Sarcasm-meter broken

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Not today

  11. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Bernardo two AA's.

  12. seewhyaxe
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    wow I had KDB as a placeholder for Son.

    Not any more!~!!

  13. sirmorbach
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    KDB essential

  14. fr3d
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Thank you, Kevin

  15. T-BOX ⚽
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    How good is KDB!

  16. Wilshere Knowledge
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    KDB is going to smash Henry’s assist record.

  17. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Crap

  18. Garlana
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Kdb essential

  19. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    De Bruyne. Class.

  20. Canary_Kid
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    KDB a bargain

  21. Mike Bassett Fantasy Manage…
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Kun was like a flash then, lightning strike!

  22. Gudjohnsen
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    De Bruyne could be good fpl option this season

    1. Recklesss
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      'could be' dude you're 2 gws behind

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Have him

        1. Recklesss
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Then you already thought he could be...

  23. Recklesss
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Who needs Sterling when you have KDB for 2.5 less *dab

    1. TyroneGAA
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Double dab

  24. Whats the Mata?
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    Were you to WC now, what factors would you consider?
    What changes would you make to this potential WC team?

    Pope - 4.0m
    Zinchenko - VVD - AWB - Lund - Digne(might move him if injured)
    Mane - Sterling - Cantwell - Martial - Son/KDB
    Pukki - Jota - 4.5m

    Will play 442 with 1.3m in the bank.

    Thoughts?

    1. sirmorbach
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Personally, would try my best not to 4.5.

      However, if that was the case, I wouldn't go Salah-less that hastily just yet.

      Also, wait to see how Jota does come Monday. Could be better to go with Barnes instead.

  25. Ha.
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    cAsUaLs DeLiGhT

    1. Cpt Crunch Scott talent
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Enjoy your points

    2. Slouch87 Scott Talent
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      What are you on about ?

  26. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    KDB absolute class, Aguero looking sharp as always.

  27. La Roja
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    KDB 😎

  28. $carface
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    KDB, very best player in the premier league.

  29. parkerdip
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    I’m satisfied with KDB assist returns

    1. Recklesss
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      LOL k

  30. sully29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    As long as KDB stays fit those points will keep dripping in all season.

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Unfortunately that's KDB's biggest problem.