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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. Here Comes The Son ★
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Liverpool cleanie would be pretty hyooge

  2. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 27 days ago

    How is Perez?
    Sell him now or tomorrow?

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      is the game over

    2. Lacabacca
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Yesterday

      • Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Sell!!!!!!

    3. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Felipe G

      1. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Haller g Anderson a

      2. Differentiator
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Wandbagon starting

        1. ChelseaGuy
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          The cool kids already have him

      3. Wild Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Haller

      4. EMBOLOFAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 27 days ago

        ban

      5. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Haller G
        Anderson A

      6. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Sky commentary 🙁

    4. EMBOLOFAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      paul merson describes trossard as “lively” which means approximately nothing

    5. Tomerick
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Hallerlujah!

      1. AandyzZ
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Top post aha

      2. Hurnt
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Nice

    6. ChelseaGuy
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yes HALLERRRR

    7. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      People sold Liverpool defenders to AWB for a hit 😮

      -4, +1 appearance point for a -3 before Liverpool even KO 😮

      1. EMBOLOFAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 27 days ago

        iconic

      2. Recklesss
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        This is why hits are so risky. Especially when you transfer out quality.

    8. ZeBestee
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Haller G FAnderson A

    9. lugs
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Haller(c) goal, get in 🙂

      1. ChelseaGuy
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Nice call

      2. Recklesss
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Interesting. No Kane or Sterling?

        1. lugs
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          no, for my team, it was between him Salah and KDB, and i chose Haller, Que Salah hatty now :p

    10. thepeen555
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Haller goal

    11. Carlton_Goal
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Haller goal!

      1. Carlton_Goal
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Anderson assist

    12. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yes Haller my boy!

      Wildcard punt !

    13. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Haller wagon in motion.

    14. AandyzZ
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Haller!!!!!

    15. charliej66
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Trossard martial WB and Digne let’s gooooo

      1. mikess
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Digne won't get anything I font think

    16. Nice to Finally Michu
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Haller phew!

    17. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Kelly gonna get another CS 3rd on the bench?

    18. Luka - Man Like Serbia
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Pogba getting away with everything here. Come on ref.

      1. EMBOLOFAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 27 days ago

        u have some nerve

    19. FOO FIGHTER
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Is the Pool VVD TAA and Robertson looking as shaky now?

        No matter what happens vs Arsenal LFC defence if no clean sheet bound to hall on attacking returns.

        AWB or Maguire my behind.

        1. o0Ash
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Over the season? Nah. They'll all near 180-200 points which is incredible for 6.5/7.

      • Prawnsandwich
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Will TAA play today - that is the question

        1. Goat
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Yes

        2. EMBOLOFAN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 27 days ago

          when was he last dropped?

          1. Prawnsandwich
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Last week

      • Dannyb
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Martial and Wickham to Haller and Cantwell done.

        1. Recklesss
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          k

          1. Dannyb
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Cool

        2. EMBOLOFAN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 27 days ago

          hope theres a glitch and u get their gw3 points!

          1. Dannyb
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Me too man, that would be amazing.

      • Differential (c)
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        We are playing so much better now, playing with actual width. Djenepo is a filthy good player, holy crap. He's 5.4m, isnt he?

        1. EMBOLOFAN
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 27 days ago

          thanks for the updates. hopefully he starts next week!

      • Limited & Mediocre Mana…
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Harvey Barnes g

      • Bartowski
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Why did Ole not bring on Mata for Lingard. This team needs experience and someone that can hit a free kick on target.

      • LewanGOALski
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        which up to 4.6 DEF?
        Need to get rid of Kiko Femenia 😐

      • Hy liverpool
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Assist gir h. Barnes goal?

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Soyuncu ffs...

      • Deulofail
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        I wish I had a little bit of Haller
        I wish I was a baller
        I wish I had a girl who looked good, I would call her

        Last but is irrelevant but also true

        1. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          😆

      • Wild Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        No Leics assist

      • Make America Greta Again
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Phew, was tempted to get Wan Point Bissaka in for a hit.

      • Bun Rab L4D3
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Barnes G
        Soy A