Dugout Discussion

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

2,576 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 12 hours ago

    Lingard messed up a AWB assist. 🙁

  2. Wild Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 12 hours ago

    Lingard air shot from AWB pass

  3. Freaki
      2 months, 12 hours ago

      Kane and McGinn out for Martial and 9m and below striker or is that a step to farrrr?

      1. Hart-ake
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        It is.

      2. yakirh
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Kane OUT??? No.

      3. Valar(Keith)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Removing Kane before Newcastle at home seems perfectly normal 🙂

      4. MTPockets
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Your team but yeah that's uber kneejerk

      5. The Man Pastore
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Come on...

        1. Freaki
            2 months, 12 hours ago

            Maybe the week after?
            Martial is just getting to me!

      6. Hart-ake
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Play one this week:

        a) Montoya
        b) Lindstrom

        1. Hint
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 11 hours ago

          Montoya

      7. The_Fish
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Lingard hitting it like me at 5 a side.

        1. Solid Fantasy Manager
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Vastly overrated player...

      8. Zladan
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        VVD Perez Wilson
        to
        AWB Son Jota

        (-4)?

        Heaton
        TAA Digne Zinch AWB
        Salah Sterling Son Martial
        Jota King

        McG Lunny Dendo Greenwood

        1. thunder_mike
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          TAA instead and get Pukki?

      9. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        On -4 atm

        a) Robo > Martial -8 (change formation)
        b) -12 too much, play WC

        1. Jellyfish
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Cryptic

      10. thepeen555
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Lingard = facepalm

      11. zamorac69
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Best defender 5 milion or less for next 3-4 weeks?

        1. zamorac69
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Already have lundstram

        2. The Man Pastore
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Boly

      12. JustPark
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        FFS Lingard. Twice now!

      13. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        AWB finding nice positions.

      14. Ady87
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Show me your best WC team, I know for a fact there’s loads of you knocking about!

        1. Snevitz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Pope, Button
          TAA, Digne, AWB, Zinchenko, Lundstram
          Sterling, KDB, Martial, ceballos, Dendoncker
          Kane, Pukki, Barnes

          Any good?

          1. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 11 hours ago

            Ceballos to McGinn for next 2

      15. Four Hit Wonder
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        My mini league aspirations can't handle an AWB cleanie.

        And I need Rashford to outscore Martial too.

      16. Hy liverpool
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Lingard is a joke

      17. pundit of punts
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Loving this atm. RMWCT

        Pope - Woodman
        Laporte - AWB - Alderweireld - Lundstram - Kelly
        Sterling - Mane - Martial - Lanzini - Mount
        Kane - Pukki - Wickham

        1. MTPockets
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Told you

          1. pundit of punts
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 11 hours ago

            You were correct.

            1. MTPockets
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 11 hours ago

              Looks ok. A few there I'm not sure about yet - Lanzini, Mount, Wickham, Alder - but more interesting than most.

      18. thepeen555
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Martial 50.3 now on FPL. Been about 40 mins and up from 43. Something lol

        1. thepeen555
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          FPL stats site

      19. ZAWAd25
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Have 2FT but tempted to WC

        Current team
        Pope (button)
        VVD TAA Coleman Zinchenko (Lund)
        Salah Sterling Fraser Moura (Dendoncker)
        Wilson Jota (Greenwood )

        WC draft
        Adrian (4.0)
        VVD AWB Zinchenko 5.0 (Lund)
        Salah Sterling Martial Mount (Dendonker)
        Kane Pukki (Wickham)

        Thoughts?

        1. ZICO SENNA
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          needs KDB imo

      20. Mattias
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        RMWCT:

        Pope/Button
        TAA/Zinc/Shaw/Kelly/Lund
        Mane/Sterling/KDB/Martial/Maddison
        Pukki/Barnes/Greenwood

      21. Riders of Yohan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        AWB or Pukki set to rise in price soon?

        1. sminkypinky
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Not tonight

      22. ZICO SENNA
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Ndombele tempting anyone on a WC? Seems to be going overlooked

      23. Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        AWB dangerous at attack, nice...

      24. Penguin
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 12 hours ago

        Barkley out for -4pts or save him for another week?

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Can't imagine he gets much gametime right now unfortunately. Might be worth the hit (only for a worthwhile player, mind.)

        2. diesel001
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Take him out.

      25. Freaki
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          That clean sheet just ....

        • Dreaming of glory
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Madness?

          Heaton > Adrian
          TAA > wan b
          Van djik > walker
          Walker peters > kelly
          Salah > mane
          Mcginn > kdb
          Robinson > martial

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Champions elect on the ropes.

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 12 hours ago

            Jota jiving?

        • After Supper Ghost Stories
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 12 hours ago

          Guys

          Would you do:

          Perez and C Wilson to Martial and Pukki for free?

          Thanks 🙂

          1. Lacabacca
              2 months, 12 hours ago

              Yes, easy.

              1. After Supper Ghost Stories
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 12 hours ago

                Thank you!

          2. drilsby
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 12 hours ago

            -8 in general enough to warrant a WC?

            Or when would you draw the line?
            Obviously I can find some minor other changes I might want, but its mainly the 2 players for -8.

            Cheers

          3. Freaki
              2 months, 12 hours ago

              CLEAN SHEET GONE

            • g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 12 hours ago

              Neves G

              1. g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 12 hours ago

                Man U derailment

            • Ógie
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 12 hours ago

              What a goal