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Few line-up surprises as Wolves host Man United

Wolves and Manchester United have both named largely unsurprising line-ups for the first Monday night clash of the 2019/20 season.

As expected, Nuno Espirito Santo has made no changes from last week, retaining a 3-5-2 shape for his key men.

The majority of them were not involved when Pyunik were seen off 4-0 at Molineux on Thursday, so Raúl Jiménez (£7.5m) and Diogo Jota (£6.5m) have both had seven days since their last start.

Popular budget midfielder Leander Dendoncker (£4.5m) continues to be involved in the heart of Wolves’ engine room, alongside Rúben Neves (£5.5m) and Joao Moutinho (£5.5m).

Matt Doherty (£6.0m) holds onto his right wing-back berth following injury in pre-season, with Jonny (£5.5m) on the opposite flank.

While Jota and Jiménez boast 19.3% and 11.4% ownership each, the wider Fantasy world does appear to be backing a Manchester United clean sheet.

That’s according to the ownership anyway, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.5m) the most popular player in the Monday evening meeting.

He currently sits in 36.1% of teams while David de Gea (£5.6m) is owned by 20.4% and Harry Maguire (£5.5m) by 19.2%.

The Gameweek 2 captaincy debate also concludes with Marcus Rashford (£8.6m) getting the final say.

He comes into Gameweek 2 skippered by over 220,000 managers, making him the most fashionable captain at Molineux today.

Meanwhile, Daniel James (£6.0m) comes in for his firstever start for Manchester United in the Premier League.

“He has made an impact since day one. In pre-season, in training and he came on last week to get a goal. We’re going to chop and change at times. Andreas did well last week but today Daniel James is the right choice. Dan is Dan. He’ll give us the X factor of his pace, his attributes also off the ball will be important as he’s incredibly hard-working.” – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Wolves XI: Patrício; Boly, Coady, Bennett; Jonny, Neves, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Doherty; D Jota, Jiménez.

Man United XI: De Gea; Shaw, Maguire, Lindelöf, Wan-Bissaka; McTominay, Pogba; Rashford, Lingard, D James; Martial.

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Lessons learned from Gameweek 2

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  1. Zladan
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Get Son or Kane?

    1. Ha.
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Kdawg

    2. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Son imo. Mainly due to price. Also dont like the deep lying Kane.

    3. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I did son. Not keen on kane. He should do better at times against top 6 and he doesn’t

      1. ZICO SENNA
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        my word, THIS

  2. Fred the Red
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Keep Robertson or downgrade?

    1. dalexp
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I swapped. 3 games no clean sheets.

    2. Triple P
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Lot of peole downgrading, I'm keeping though

  3. manu4life99
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Any transfers worth a hit? £1.4m itb

    Heaton
    TAA VVD Digne KWP
    Salah Sterling Perez Martial
    Pukki King

    Pope,Montoya,Dendonker,Greenwood

  4. dalexp
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Keep TAA and Mount
    or Swap for Wan Bissaka and Martial
    (I have 2 free subs)

    1. conorbon
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Do what must be done

  5. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Not watching the game. How is Jota doing? Transferring him or King out.

    1. Lexi2014
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Same here, leaning towards Jota out atm...

    2. In Bale We Trust
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Wolves as a whole as an attacking forces have done absolutely nothing.

    3. Gregg Wallace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Literally invisible

    4. Sif
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Wolves looking sloppy, Europa league hang over.
      In the same boat so of the two, even with City this week I'll keep King who has got a goal from pens.

    5. sunnyh
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      getting stifled by AWB

    6. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Cheers all. Leaning towards Jota out I think.

  6. Lexi2014
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Tielemans and Jota -> Ceballos and Pukki for free.

    Yay or nay?

    Team below:

    Heaton (Pope)
    Digne / KWP / VVD (Lundstram/ Cathcart)
    Salah / KDB / Moura / Tielemans (Dendockner)
    Kane / King / Jota

    1. Triple P
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Should feel good

  7. thepeen555
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Doherty for wolves is coming off injured btw

  8. Wilshere Knowledge
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Give me a Traoré-AWB 1v1 football gods.

  9. BigBillyBass
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Remember when Doherty was essential? Ah those were the days

    1. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Remember when Jiminez scored goals?

      1. BigBillyBass
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Jiméwho?

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Doherty 4.4m Jimmy 5.5m

      Madness!

      1. BigBillyBass
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Crazy

  10. BEARZINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Pre wc

    Ryan (button)
    Taa, robbo, digne, zink, (rico)
    Salah, sterling, fraser, perez (dendonker)
    Wilson, Jota (greenwood)

    Post wc

    Pope (4.0)
    Taa or robbo, awb, digne, zink, Lundstram
    Salah, sterling, kdb, martial, cebellos
    Pukki (greenwood), (wickham)

    What changes would you make?

    Im making 7 changes...

  11. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Main questions doing my head in.

    1) Son or KDB
    2) Son and Rashford or Kane and Martial
    3) Aubam to Kane straight swap?

    Hmmmn

    1. Ha.
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      KKM

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      1. KdB not close.
      2. Martial is value. Kane and Martial

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Not even Son if had Sterling and no spurs and it allowed Rash and Martial?

    3. Triple P
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      1 KdB
      2 Kane + Martial
      3 no

    4. fc_skrald
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Son, KDB and Martial - who to get

  12. JustPark
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Come on Ole. Take James off.

    1. yakirh
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Quickly

    2. sunnyh
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      James has been good down that flank.... are we watching the same game

  13. Wild Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Traoré got a cross in 😯

  14. FPL_DON
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    People keeping hold of Moura? Tempted to myself, for newcastle atleast

    1. Lexi2014
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Holding for now...but watching closely

      1. FPL_DON
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Likewise

    2. Triple P
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Just pulled the trigger and swapped for Martial

      1. FPL_DON
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Losing Perez for him myself

  15. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Traore on....congrats on the clean sheet to owners of Utd defenders

  16. Rolls-Royce
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Gutted that I sold Martial on WC and kept Siggy instead. If I swap his straight back Siggy will probably punish me vs Villa. Tough decision :/

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Eh?

    2. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      When was your wildcard?

  17. EL tridente
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Sigurdsson to Martial for free?

  18. Albert_Luque
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Repost, lost on last page. A or B?

    A: Robbo, Perez and Wood to Pukki, Martial and AWB for a -4
    B: Robbo, Perez, Siggy and Wood to Pukki, Martial, AWB and KDB for a -8

    I know a -8 is a lot, but those 4 could really boost the team if they continue to show the form they're in

    1. Albert_Luque
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      In B, Wood is actually Callum Wilson.

    2. TuplaPukki
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      A

  19. Fernando Torres
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Do you prefer
    A) Ceballos + Mings (Mings rotates with Dunk and Soyuncku)
    B) Mina + Cantwell (would start Dunk and Soyuncku most games)

  20. barton fc
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Current team: 0FT 1.0ITB
    Ederson (4.0)
    TTA digne lundstrum (guilbert rico)
    Salah sterling KDB trossard dendoncker
    Wilson jota (Wickham)

    Already done robbo + Fraser > lundstrum + KDB, but think there's some real points in United vs Palace

    A. Whildcard
    B. Leave it
    C. Trossard + Wilson > martial + pukki - 8
    D. guilbert > AWB - 4

  21. KICKandRUSH
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    there goes Jotaaa

  22. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    So...I don't care how, could we just have a wolves goal please?

  23. TuplaPukki
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Sorry for re posting
    Which one?
    A. Perez&VvD to Maddison&AWB
    B. Perez&TAA to Maddison&AWB
    C. Perez&Zinchenko to Maddison&Souyncu
    D. Perez&TAA to Martial&AWB

    1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Not sorry enough to use spaces

  24. Viper
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    If Jota banks & United keep a clean sheet I'll be very very tempted to wildcard. I've already taken a hit with 2Fts to begin with

    1. Stoichkov#8
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      What moves are you plannin and how your team would look like on WC?

    2. The Man Pastore
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Jota will score 2 in second half

    3. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Think I’m hitting the button. Need to react when so many good options I don’t have

      1. Danstoke82
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Who is the must haves on a potential WC?

    4. TAT
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Same here. The more I look at it, the more WC looks the way to go. It feels to early though.

  25. Wolfman180
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Salah + Perez to Mane + Martial?

    1. Ha.
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      No

    2. GE
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      No

  26. KICKandRUSH
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    rather have Rashford or Martial?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      The cheaper one plays as nr9 and gets more points for goals.

      You figure it out for yourself.

    2. HamezMace
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Asked a few pages back, Martial won 4 - 1

  27. GE
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    1) or 2)? 🙂

    1) Robertson and Perez -> AWB and Martial
    2) Robertson, Perez and Jota -> AWB, Martial and Pukki (-4)

    1. Shackalackaboomboom
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      1

  28. Bullet Eder
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    If you could only keep one of TAA and Robbo, who would it be and why?

    1. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Taa. More attacking.

  29. HamezMace
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Think I know the answer but just to confirm;

    Lacazette and Robinson to

    a. Pukki and Martial
    b. Rashford and Mount

    for free, and likely to WC after GW4 anyway.

    1. The Man Pastore
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      A but i dont like pukki with these fixtures... I'd go with Jota

      1. HamezMace
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Same, but it's only for 2 games that I need Pukki, and I don't see a better 7m or less forward with better games...Abraham too risky.

  30. Jellyfish
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Tempted to triple up on United with AWB. Martial & Rash. Looks like overkill but their fixtures are very favourable

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      It should work for a while, probably until they get bored of putting a shift in like towards the end of last season.