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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Also coming out of the side is Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m), who has been replaced by the returning Bernardo Silva (£8.0m).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
    9 months, 11 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
      9 months, 11 days ago

      Lamela and Moura? Oh my

      1. MINUS FOUR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        9 months, 11 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
          9 months, 11 days ago

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

          1. SADIO SANÉ
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 11 days ago

            Pardon

          2. MINUS FOUR
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 11 days ago

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

            1. Yank Revolution
              • 8 Years
              9 months, 11 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
    9 months, 11 days ago

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

    1. pumpkinhead
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

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

    2. Trophé Mourinho
        9 months, 11 days ago

        dani alves is like 54 years old tho...

      • badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 11 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
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      Any Digne news yet?

    4. AzzaroMax99
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 11 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
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      Pukki points have been and gone

      1. Team Cruel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 11 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
      9 months, 11 days ago

      Kun G
      KDB A

    7. $carface
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      KDB 2 assists

      1. Business Cat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

        Leg-end

    8. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      Again second assister Bilva

    9. GreenPL
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      KDB you lovely lovely boy!

    10. Here Comes The Son ★
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      De Bruyne plays too deep.

      1. Scott Talent
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

        Utter rubbish.

        1. Here Comes The Son ★
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 11 days ago

          Not very good with sarcasm are you?

          1. Scott Talent
            • 4 Years
            9 months, 11 days ago

            Poor sarcasm that's why.

            1. Here Comes The Son ★
              • 2 Years
              9 months, 11 days ago

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

              1. BoomXhakaLaca1
                • 7 Years
                9 months, 11 days ago

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

              2. Yank Revolution
                • 8 Years
                9 months, 11 days ago

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

        2. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 11 days ago

          Sarcasm-meter broken

      2. Yank Revolution
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

        Not today

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

      Bernardo two AA's.

    12. seewhyaxe
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      wow I had KDB as a placeholder for Son.

      Not any more!~!!

    13. sirmorbach
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      KDB essential

    14. fr3d
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      Thank you, Kevin

    15. IRBOX ⚽
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      How good is KDB!

    16. Wilshere Knowledge
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      KDB is going to smash Henry’s assist record.

    17. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      Crap

    18. Garlana
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      Kdb essential

    19. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      De Bruyne. Class.

    20. Canary_Kid
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 11 days ago

      KDB a bargain

    21. Trophé Mourinho
        9 months, 11 days ago

        Kun was like a flash then, lightning strike!

      • Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

        De Bruyne could be good fpl option this season

        1. pumpkinhead
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 11 days ago

          'could be' dude you're 2 gws behind

          1. Gudjohnsen
            • 3 Years
            9 months, 11 days ago

            Have him

            1. pumpkinhead
              • 5 Years
              9 months, 11 days ago

              Then you already thought he could be...

      • pumpkinhead
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

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

        1. TyroneGAA
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 11 days ago

          Double dab

      • Whats the Mata?
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 11 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
          9 months, 11 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.

      • Ha.
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

        cAsUaLs DeLiGhT

        1. Cpt Crunch Scott talent
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 11 days ago

          Enjoy your points

        2. Scott Talent
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 11 days ago

          What are you on about ?

      • ChickenTikkaMoSalah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

        KDB absolute class, Aguero looking sharp as always.

      • La Roja
        • 8 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

        KDB 😎

      • $carface
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

        KDB, very best player in the premier league.

      • parkerdip
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

        I’m satisfied with KDB assist returns

        1. pumpkinhead
          • 5 Years
          9 months, 11 days ago

          LOL k

      • sully29
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 11 days ago

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

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          9 months, 11 days ago

          Unfortunately that's KDB's biggest problem.