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

    Kelly 2 BAPs 😮

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

      Lucky I have him coming in for Coleman after his no show yesterday....

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

      Ffs

    3. o0Ash
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I did Kelly -> Lundstram, hah.

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

    Wrong Barnes scores

  3. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Söyüncü assisy

    1. Dannyb
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Holy crap really?

  4. Lacabacca
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Lundstram haul

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

    Lundstram on 0 🙂

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

      So autosub right :'(

  6. Freaki
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Soyabean assist F off lmao

  7. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Soyboy 🙁

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

    Palace and Saints defender owners rejoice

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

    soyuncu bandwagon

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

    Perez involvement?

    1. How Mina You
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Watching it go in.

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

        oh my

  11. How Mina You
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    That strike from Barnes was a bullet!

  12. ZeBestee
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Barnes with a thunderous goal. Perez about to be displaced soon.

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

    The only positive so far is that AWB (1) is outscoring Lundstram (0).

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

    Finally Pen MAN U

  15. LangerznMash
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    penalty, foul on martial

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

      On tommy

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

      on scott, no?

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

      McTomm

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

    Rashy time to score the pen..

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

    McTommy wins pen

  18. Klein
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Penalty

  19. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Pen Man U?

  20. EMBOLOFAN
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    de gea taking the pen!

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

    Piledriver by Harvey, wow.

  22. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Watching that goal live hurt. All over them fs

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

    Penalty. Greenwood assist I think

  24. Hy liverpool
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Rash pen

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

    Let Martial take it.

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

      this

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

    Rashford taking

  27. Nice to Finally Michu
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Is that a pen a game 🙄 fix is in

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

    Man U pen.

    McTominnay fouled

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

    Those watching West Ham, how do they look? Looking to get Lanzini in for Perez.

    1. Hernandez Lynam
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Gold. Lanzini, Anderson and Haller all stars

  30. Hect.OR 98th
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Missed