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

    Sick, still gonna get Wan-B though probably

  2. Licky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Traore is so bad.

    1. TOBY1
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Did well in the play leading up to that goal

    2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      You sound surprised

  3. Would Ed Woodward
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Martial > Neves (-8) ?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      No brainer.

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Definitely.

    3. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Obviously

    4. Trossard or not Trossard
      3 months, 4 days ago

      What are you waiting for?

  4. KICKandRUSH
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

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

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      No it was onside, confirmed.

    2. PUMPKINHEAD
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

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

      1. KICKandRUSH
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

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

        1. MeatPieSausageRoll
          3 months, 4 days ago

          I saw Jiminez push him

  5. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Wildcard cancelled, United look woeful!

    1. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Hahaha

    2. B.D.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      LOL

    3. Freaki
      3 months, 4 days ago

      How opinions change in a matter of seconds!

  6. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Yesssssssss

  7. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

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

  8. COK3Y5MURF - Unbelievable J…
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    AWB ➡ Robbo (-4)?

    1. The Man Pastore
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Lol

    2. GE
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      No..

      1. GE
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Did read the other post little late 😉 of course 🙂

  9. The Man Pastore
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Now Jota for the winning goal

    1. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      This

  10. Dr. Rog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    VaR 2 - Wolves 0

  11. GE
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    A or B? 🙂

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

  12. shirtless
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

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

    1. Shackalackaboomboom
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Points win ml

  13. teriyaki 69
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

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

    1. RFCSPACE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      It's about next week not this week.

    2. Would Ed Woodward
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Palace at OT next week, free cleansheet.

  14. Penguin
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Best 6m midfielder?

    1. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Barley Barkley

      1. JustPark
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Lol

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Trossard, Ceballos, Mount

  15. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

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

  16. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Salah to neves done

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Solid.

    2. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Seems legit

    3. Four Hit Wonder
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Link?

  17. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    How's Jota looking?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Non existent

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Assisted the assister ha

    3. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Nowhere near good but is a season keeper for me

  18. Amey
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    How to cancel WC
    😀

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Call dynorod

    2. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Quit

    3. 'Broadsword Calling Da…
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Brilliant lmao 🙂

  19. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

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

    1. RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 4 days 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
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

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

  20. Ginkapo FPL
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

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

    1. Gnu Scott talent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 4 days 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
        3 months, 4 days ago

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

        1. Gnu Scott talent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          😆
          Statues I think it's called! 😉

    2. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

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

      1. MeatPieSausageRoll
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Yeah blatant offside. Refs hate us

      2. Ginkapo FPL
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        He wasnt right in front of De Gea

      3. Gnu Scott talent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        No he didn't.

    3. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days 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.

  21. PUMPKINHEAD
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    VAR is sensual...

  22. Trossard or not Trossard
    3 months, 4 days 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
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Not watching the game?

      1. Trossard or not Trossard
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Nope, unfortunately not able to tonight.

  23. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Wan Bissaka get the F out of my team.

    1. Pedersen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I consider getting him in to next round

  24. HamezMace
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 4 days 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
      3 months, 4 days 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
        3 months, 4 days 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
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Yep

      2. Shuko
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        With that video "resolution" as well.

    2. RFCSPACE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 4 days 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
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Yep, very difficult

  25. Forza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 4 days 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
      3 months, 4 days ago

      ... it would have been a handball?

      1. Forza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 4 days 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.

  26. DAZZ
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Lovelyyyyyyy AWB cleanie wiped out 🙂 happy days

    1. Good Kompany
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Amen to that

  27. ct mariner
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Either:

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

    or

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

  28. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    AWB still in the BAP race.

    1. DAZZ
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Not when he concedes a 2cd 🙂

  29. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    AWB might get baps even though no cs...

  30. Wild Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Dafuq was that Rash?