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Martial leads United line as ‘Potter Roulette’ strikes again

Anthony Martial (£7.7m) is set for another outing as Manchester United’s centre-forward this afternoon, as he leads the line against Crystal Palace.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has deployed Marcus Rashford (£8.7m) on the left flank of attacking midfield once again, Jesse Lingard (£6.5m) and Daniel James (£6.0m) joining him in that area of the pitch.

The Manchester United manager has opted to leave his back-four and holding midfield pairing of Scott McTominay (£5.0m) and Paul Pogba (£8.6m) unchanged.

Opponents Crystal Palace continue to offer a starting £4.0m option in defence as Martin Kelly (£4.0m) retains his place in the side.

Surprisingly, he has started the Gameweek 3 encounter ahead of Scott Dann (£4.5m), who must make do with a place on the bench as Gary Cahill (£4.5m) comes in for his Palace debut.

Meanwhile, Wilfried Zaha (£6.9m) starts up-front alongside Jordan Ayew (£5.0m).

Fantasy managers were given another taste of ‘Graham Potter Roulette’ on Saturday afternoon as the Brighton manager made changes to his side once again.

He has stuck with the 3-4-3 formation but Glenn Murray (£5.9m) and Pascal Groß (£6.5m) have dropped to the bench, with Florin Andone (£5.0m) and Neal Maupay (£6.0m) coming in.

Potter has kept faith in his three centre-backs and four midfield players once again, suggesting that his rotation this season may focus on those he uses in the attacking front-three.

Keeping his place in the side after scoring on his debut is Leandro Trossard (£6.0m), stationed on the left for Brighton once more.

Opponents Southampton have gone with a front three of Nathan Redmond (£6.4m), Danny Ings (£6.0m) and Che Adams (£5.9m).

The interest in John Lundstram (£4.1m) is sure to continue as he starts again for Sheffield United.

The injured John Fleck (£5.0m) comes out of central midfield allowing Luke Freeman (£5.5m) to get his first start for the Blades.

Callum Robinson (£5.4m) recovers from the knock that forced him off against Crystal Palace to keep his place up-front alongside David McGoldrick (£5.5m).

Despite some poor performances so far this season, Ayoze Pérez (£6.4m) retains his starting berth for Leicester, deployed on the right flank of midfield.

Finally, Gerard Deulofeu (£6.4m) is deployed in midfield for Watford with Andre Gray (£5.9m) leading the line on his own in a 4-2-3-1 formation.

West Ham will be buoyed by the return of Felipe Anderson (£6.9m) and Sébastien Haller (£7.4m) to the starting line-up.

Line-ups in Full

Brighton XI: Ryan; Burn, Dunk, Duffy; March, D Stephens, Pröpper, Montoya; Trossard, Andone, Maupay.

Southampton XI: Gunn; Danso, Vestergaard, Bednarek, Valery; Ward-Prowse, Højbjerg, Romeu; Redmond, Ings; Adams.

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

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; van Aanholt, Cahill, Kelly, Ward; Schlupp, Kouyaté, Milivojevic, McArthur; Ayew, Zaha.

Sheffield United XI: D Henderson; O’Connell, Egan, Basham; Stevens, L Freeman, Norwood, Lundstram, Baldock; Robinson, McGoldrick.

Leicester City XI: Schmeichel; Fuchs, Söyüncü, Evans, R Pereira; Choudhury; Maddison, Praet, Tielemans, A Pérez; Vardy.

Watford XI: Foster; Holebas, Cathcart, Dawson, Femenia; Capoue, Doucouré; Deulofeu, Cleverley, Hughes; A Gray.

West Ham XI: Fabianski; Masuaku, Ogbonna, Diop, Fredericks; Noble, Rice; Anderson, Lanzini, Yarmolenko; Haller.

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2,139 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Differential (c)
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Dunk G

    Dammit

    1. Differential (c)
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      VAR Check . . .

      1. RealVirg
        25 days, 9 hours ago

        Pls??????

        1. Differential (c)
          • 3 Years
          25 days, 9 hours ago

          Disallowed!

    2. Tactical Focus
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      No way.

    3. Trossard or not Trossard
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Second time he's done this.

  2. Tactical Focus
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    I put £200 on Brooks Kopeka at 4/1 the other day.. I'm getting offered a £340 cash out today, do I take?

    1. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      No

    2. Podge
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Give it 20 mins

    3. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Nah

  3. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Assist for Vardy?

    1. Wild Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Maddison

      1. Trossard or not Trossard
        25 days, 9 hours ago

        How does Jamie look aside his goal?

  4. Wild Rover
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Can’t stand Charlie Nicholas.

    1. PedroFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Someone needs to have a word with him about that earring.

  5. Yome
    • 7 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Played Lundstram over Montoya 🙁

    1. Yankee Toffee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Same

  6. Drip Doctor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Change the pic to this article ffs.

    1. Tactical Focus
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      So racist. Report this guy

  7. Differentiator
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    YESSS MADDI ASSISTINHOOOOOOOOOOOO

  8. Old Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    😀

  9. CostaCoffee
    • 6 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    I’ll never understand how we lost 4-0 to this lot. I know we’re pretty bad but 4-0?

    1. InSaneMan-e
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      It was a bit unlucky. Chelsea could have been 2/3-0 up in the first half

      1. BobbyDoesNotLook
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 9 hours ago

        This. Plus Kante not starting

    2. Daniel - The Veteran
      • 10 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      we didn't score our chances and lost the head after we went down

  10. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Brighton goal, Dunk

    1. Bees4Lyf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      VAR

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Offside disallowed

  11. Bartowski
    • 9 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Pointless Man U buying their direct competitors best players to try and gain ground if they don't then beat them at home...

  12. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Well done holders!

  13. twoplustwo
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Maddy to Vardy

    FO Perez

  14. Little Red Lacazette
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Pukki already 123365 in. WTH?

    1. Podge
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Real deal

    2. Four Hit Wonder
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Why is that surprising?

      1. Deulofail
        • 3 Years
        25 days, 9 hours ago

        Oof. You're in a bad mood today. Cheer up, you're beaitiful

  15. FOO FIGHTER
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Vardy better option than Kane?

  16. Bruce Lee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    I'm actually so jammy with Dunk, I'll be honest

    1. Bruce Lee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      So this is what it is like to get rinsed by VAR?

      1. moment
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        25 days, 9 hours ago

        Yup. This is how I felt about Dendoncker the other week.

        1. Sponge-worthy
          • 6 Years
          25 days, 9 hours ago

          Trossard for me.

    2. Grand Thibauto
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      No you're not

    3. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Erm, who gonna tell him

    4. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      timing 😉

    5. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Goal disallowed

  17. Blind Ghost
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Dunk goal disallowed.. pretty brutes

  18. RealVirg
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Yesssss cya slam dunk ma funk

  19. Sailboats
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Assist for Vardy?

    1. Blind Ghost
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Mad

  20. Differential (c)
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Dunk G disallowed by VAR!

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Haha awesome

    2. Yankee Toffee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Noice

  21. Zilla
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    VARDYYY PARTYYYYYY

  22. Liegitty
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Damn Dunk disallowed

  23. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Montoya assist for disallowed goal?

    1. Grand Thibauto
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Tross

  24. HollywoodXI
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    And of course I own Dunk...

  25. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Not Dunk ffs!

  26. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Premature on this I know but the best value gk on last season’s for. And this season’s prices is on for a cs today.

    Current ownership 0.5%

  27. Tactical Focus
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Would've been a Trossard assist as well

  28. purple lamborGhini
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    vardy did something? Get out of here!

  29. HurriKane
    • 7 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Nooo dunk goal disallowed

  30. Cpt Crunch
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 9 hours ago

    Did VvD to Dunk on my wc and saved my money for a swap back.

    Fuming.....

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 9 hours ago

      Goal disallowed, though he's still on for a clean sheet