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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. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Brighton CS dead FFS

  2. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    AWB chance created 😮

  3. JustPark
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Lingard is only good for bench. Get him off!

  4. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Dunk cleanie gone luckily

    1. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Dayyyym. Ryan and Montoya for me

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Thats tough mate! You got AWB too?

        1. Deulofail
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          Nah. He's a casual pick, unlike Digne and the Liverpool fullbacks 😀

  5. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Pope outscoring Ryan. Again. Why I didn't go for the fire and forget Pope !!!

  6. SirStevieG
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Greenwood coming on...

  7. Yank Revolution
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Greenwood getting ready....

  8. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Yes Saints 😀

    Super sub!

  9. Differential (c)
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Chorus of OHHHH MOUSSA DJENEPO ringing in my house and in the stadium hahaha GET INNNNN

    1. Berbs
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I love posts like this.

      Enjoy life 🙂

      1. Differential (c)
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Oh when the Saints . . . 🙂

  10. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Greenwood coming on. For who?

  11. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Martial bar

    1. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      VAR checking for MUN penalty

    2. Differentiator
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      nooooooooo

  12. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    That's a pen ref mate

  13. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Martial dive

  14. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Bad GW this one

  15. Yank Revolution
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Man U robbed of penalty...FN ROBBED

  16. Differential (c)
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    vestergaard with an intervention to prevent a tap in for Trossard!

  17. Four Hit Wonder
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    This was a foul, did they even check VAR?

    1. Four Hit Wonder
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      What's the purpose of having it then?

    2. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Var said no too 🙂

      1. BrutalLogiC
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        VAR said no but looked a penalty, I mean he's dragging him back as he is shooting!

        1. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          See below I said it's a stone wall pen.

      2. pumpkinhead
        • 5 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        This

  18. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Hate utd but that's a pen.

  19. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    JLingz off
    Greenwood

    Lingard so consistent with his performances.

  20. Stimps
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Robinson -> Cantwell, no brainer?

  21. Bartowski
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    What's the point of VAR if they don't check penalty appeals??

    1. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      They do

    2. baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Clear pen imo

    3. GE
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Are they blind?!

  22. JHolmes
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Is perez doing anything? Was considering selling him for mount for a hit

  23. Hits from the Bong
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Who looking like the best option Martial or Rashford?

    1. Royal5
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Pukki

    2. Skloppy Kops
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Young

  24. Skloppy Kops
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    The number of times i am reading the name of Trossard here for chances missed.. think its time to sell.

    1. TAT
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Just brought him in for this GW… 🙁

    2. Would Ed Woodward
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Better than someone who isn't getting any chances.

  25. Dynamic Duos
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Yessss Southampton, Dunk and Trossard yeah right.

    1. Four Hit Wonder
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Umm mate Brighton are playing with 10 men.

  26. Royal5
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Got zero united players but that looked like a pen

  27. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 2 months ago

    hows Lunds looking today?

  28. BoomXhakaLaca1
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    How is that not a free/penalty

  29. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    That was peno...ManU robbed

  30. tm245
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Ref needs to do better there.