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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. Harper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 7 hours ago

    Sick, still gonna get Wan-B though probably

  2. Licky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    11 months, 7 hours ago

    Traore is so bad.

    1. TOBY1
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 7 hours ago

      Did well in the play leading up to that goal

    2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 7 hours ago

      You sound surprised

  3. Would Ed Woodward
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 7 hours ago

    Martial > Neves (-8) ?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 7 hours ago

      No brainer.

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 7 hours ago

      Definitely.

    3. Dannyb
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 7 hours ago

      Obviously

    4. Trossard or not Trossard
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        What are you waiting for?

    5. KICKandRUSH
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 7 hours ago

      Jimenez obscured De Gea's view. Isn't that offside?

      1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        No it was onside, confirmed.

      2. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        You are arguing with a camera. You can't win

        1. KICKandRUSH
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          they didn't even show the right scene....
          When Neves took the shot Jimenez stood in De Gea's way.

          1. Poseidon.
            • 1 Year
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            I saw Jiminez push him

    6. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 7 hours ago

      Wildcard cancelled, United look woeful!

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        Hahaha

      2. B.D.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        LOL

      3. Freaki
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          How opinions change in a matter of seconds!

      4. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        Yesssssssss

      5. Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        Now for Ole to bring on Greenwood to bag the winner...

      6. COK3Y5MURF - UJFC
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        AWB ➡ Robbo (-4)?

        1. The Man Pastore
          • 5 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Lol

        2. GE
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          No..

          1. GE
            • 3 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Did read the other post little late 😉 of course 🙂

      7. The Man Pastore
        • 5 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        Now Jota for the winning goal

        1. Peter Ouch
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          This

      8. Dr. Rog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        VaR 2 - Wolves 0

      9. GE
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        A or B? 🙂

        A) Robertson and Perez -> AWB and Martial
        B) Robertson, Perez and Jota -> AWB, Martial and Pukki (-4)

      10. shirtless
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        Already did Wilson>Pukki, think I’ll do Tielemans>Martial tonight. Got Lundstram too. Cash! $$

        1. Kalou
          • 4 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Points win ml

      11. 6ix9ine #1 on billboard
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        lol are we still doing TAA/ Robbo to AWB??

        1. SHOOTER MCGINN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          It's about next week not this week.

        2. Would Ed Woodward
          • 1 Year
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Palace at OT next week, free cleansheet.

      12. Penguin
        • 6 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        Best 6m midfielder?

        1. Peter Ouch
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Barley Barkley

          1. JustPark
            • 4 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Lol

        2. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Trossard, Ceballos, Mount

      13. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        Greenwood to get the winner? I'm calling it now

      14. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        Salah to neves done

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Solid.

        2. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Seems legit

        3. Four Hit Wonder
          • 2 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Link?

      15. Bury94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        How's Jota looking?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Non existent

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Assisted the assister ha

        3. Peter Ouch
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Nowhere near good but is a season keeper for me

      16. Amey
        • 1 Year
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        How to cancel WC
        😀

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Call dynorod

        2. Dannyb
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Quit

        3. 'Broadsword Calling Da…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Brilliant lmao 🙂

      17. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        Let's see what United have got then. Last year they'd have lost this from here.

        1. RECKLESS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Last year they dint even create big chances for lingard to miss like today. Draw will be positive

          1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Lol that's fair. They'd never have been leading

      18. Ginkapo FPL
        • 8 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        How is standing completely still yards offside not interfering with play?

        1. Gnu Scott talent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Wasn't blocking his line of sight nor was he likely to by the time the ball went into that area.

          1. Ginkapo FPL
            • 8 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            It was still freaky and unnerving. What was he doing?

            1. Gnu Scott talent
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              11 months, 7 hours ago

              😆
              Statues I think it's called! 😉

        2. Dannyb
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          I dont understand it either, literally stood right in front of De Gea.

          1. Poseidon.
            • 1 Year
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Yeah blatant offside. Refs hate us

          2. Ginkapo FPL
            • 8 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            He wasnt right in front of De Gea

          3. Gnu Scott talent
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            No he didn't.

        3. diesel001
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          Neves and De Gea were in the centre of the goal. De Gea could see it easily as it left Neves' boot, but he got beat by a great shot.

      19. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        11 months, 7 hours ago

        VAR is sensual...

      20. Trossard or not Trossard
          11 months, 7 hours ago

          A) -8 hit: Robertson, C. Wilson and Grealish > Pukki, De Bruyne and Söyüncü

          Or

          B) -4 hit: C. Wilson and Grealish > Pukki and Martial (Stuck with double Liv defence v Arsenal)

          *Total points: 145, no hits taken yet. Thanks!

          1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Not watching the game?

            1. Trossard or not Trossard
                11 months, 7 hours ago

                Nope, unfortunately not able to tonight.

          2. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Wan Bissaka get the F out of my team.

            1. Pedersen
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              11 months, 7 hours ago

              I consider getting him in to next round

          3. HamezMace
            • 5 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            So I guess that VAR team that disallowed the Sterling/Jesus goal against WHU aren't in charge tonight?

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              11 months, 7 hours ago

              They should never disallow goals when its obvious it all comes down to what pixel some bloke decides to put down the cursor at.

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                11 months, 7 hours ago

                Also that VAR team clearly allowed the second offside Sterling goal just to make up for the last hair line precision.

                1. HamezMace
                  • 5 Years
                  11 months, 7 hours ago

                  Yep

              2. Shuko
                • 5 Years
                11 months, 7 hours ago

                With that video "resolution" as well.

            2. SHOOTER MCGINN
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              11 months, 7 hours ago

              I was thinking similar having just watched the process they go through to decide it. How someone can conclusively decide Sterling was 1mm offside based off some guy drawing lines on a blurry freezeframe is beyond me.

              1. HamezMace
                • 5 Years
                11 months, 7 hours ago

                Yep, very difficult

          4. Forza
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Faith in football preserved. If it had accidentally hit the top of Neves' forearm before he'd scored, however...

            1. Kim Jong Kün
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              11 months, 7 hours ago

              ... it would have been a handball?

              1. Forza
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                11 months, 7 hours ago

                Yeah, the new rule says that any contact between the ball and the arm/hand in the creation of a goal = handball, even if it's totally accidental and with a natural body position.

          5. DAZZ
            • 6 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Lovelyyyyyyy AWB cleanie wiped out 🙂 happy days

            1. Good Kompany
              • 1 Year
              11 months, 7 hours ago

              Amen to that

          6. ct mariner
            • 1 Year
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Either:

            a) Fraser/King ----> Ndombele/Pukki for free

            or

            b) Taylor/Fraser/King------> Kelly (probably on bench)/Martial/Pukki for -4

          7. Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            AWB still in the BAP race.

            1. DAZZ
              • 6 Years
              11 months, 7 hours ago

              Not when he concedes a 2cd 🙂

          8. Iceball
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            AWB might get baps even though no cs...

          9. Wild Rover
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            11 months, 7 hours ago

            Dafuq was that Rash?