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
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Lingard messed up a AWB assist. 🙁

  2. Wild Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 22 days ago

    Lingard air shot from AWB pass

  3. Freaki
      10 months, 22 days ago

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

      1. Hart-ake
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        It is.

      2. yakirh
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Kane OUT??? No.

      3. Valar(Keith)
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Removing Kane before Newcastle at home seems perfectly normal 🙂

      4. MTPockets
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Your team but yeah that's uber kneejerk

      5. The Man Pastore
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Come on...

        1. Freaki
            10 months, 22 days ago

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

      6. Hart-ake
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Play one this week:

        a) Montoya
        b) Lindstrom

        1. Hint
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Montoya

      7. The_Fish
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Lingard hitting it like me at 5 a side.

        1. NO ONE RESPONDS TO ME......
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Vastly overrated player...

      8. Zladan
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 22 days 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
          • 7 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          TAA instead and get Pukki?

      9. Stoichkov#8
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        On -4 atm

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

        1. Jellyfish
          • 8 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Cryptic

      10. thepeen555
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Lingard = facepalm

      11. zamorac69
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 22 days ago

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

        1. zamorac69
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Already have lundstram

        2. The Man Pastore
          • 5 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Boly

      12. JustPark
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        FFS Lingard. Twice now!

      13. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        AWB finding nice positions.

      14. Ady87
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 22 days 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
          10 months, 22 days ago

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

          Any good?

          1. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 3 Years
            10 months, 22 days ago

            Ceballos to McGinn for next 2

      15. Four Hit Wonder
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

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

        And I need Rashford to outscore Martial too.

      16. Hy liverpool
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Lingard is a joke

      17. pundit of punts
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        Loving this atm. RMWCT

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

        1. MTPockets
          • 11 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Told you

          1. pundit of punts
            • 7 Years
            10 months, 22 days ago

            You were correct.

            1. MTPockets
              • 11 Years
              10 months, 22 days 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
        10 months, 22 days ago

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

        1. thepeen555
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          FPL stats site

      19. ZAWAd25
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 22 days 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. The Dance
          • 8 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          needs KDB imo

      20. Mattias
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 22 days 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
        10 months, 22 days ago

        AWB or Pukki set to rise in price soon?

        1. sminkypinky
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Not tonight

      22. The Dance
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

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

      23. Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

        AWB dangerous at attack, nice...

      24. Penguin
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 22 days ago

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

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

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

        2. diesel001
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Take him out.

      25. Freaki
          10 months, 22 days ago

          That clean sheet just ....

        • Dreaming of glory
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 22 days 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
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Champions elect on the ropes.

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            10 months, 22 days ago

            Jota jiving?

        • After Supper Ghost Stories
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 22 days ago

          Guys

          Would you do:

          Perez and C Wilson to Martial and Pukki for free?

          Thanks 🙂

          1. Lacabacca
            • 1 Year
            10 months, 22 days ago

            Yes, easy.

            1. After Supper Ghost Stories
              • 2 Years
              10 months, 22 days ago

              Thank you!

        • drilsby
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 22 days 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

        • Freaki
            10 months, 22 days ago

            CLEAN SHEET GONE

          • g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            10 months, 22 days ago

            Neves G

            1. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              10 months, 22 days ago

              Man U derailment

          • Ógie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            10 months, 22 days ago

            What a goal