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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. SkeletONv01
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Dont do this ManU, not after WC and getting Martial and Rashford, where are the goals :[

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Kneejerk?

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

    Mctominay

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

    Rash Miss

  4. Bun Rab L3D2
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Rashford post!

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

    Rashford pen misses too....haha, back to you Pogba

  6. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    HAHAH!

  7. RealVirg
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Are we thinking a Trossard goal in 85th min?

    1. Greasy Grealish Gang
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I think so but then VAR kicks in to let us know it was offside.

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

    Lmao

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

    Jaysus Rashford, how does that no go in

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

    Soyuncu benched for Lund lol me

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

    Rashford misses.

  12. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Oh no Rashford

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

      Good luck with the WC

  13. seewhyaxe
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    LMAO

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

    Wow!

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

    Miss ahaha

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

    ahahahahaha

  17. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    OH LOL

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

    Referees are pro United. Always giving penalties

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

      True.

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

    Missed it lol

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

    yes trashford miss 😀

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

    Hahaha

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

    LOL

    All Pogba's fault

  23. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Martial on pens next. Well done owners.

  24. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Pog must be laughing

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

    Terrible gw for all

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

      No just those who wildcarded

    2. Greasy Grealish Gang
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Not quite.

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

    Shite Rash!!! Trying pogba style..
    Negative point.. and i went him over Pukki.. shite game..

  27. gooberman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Rashford misses pen! Brilliant. Lol. Pogba should have taken it!!

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

    That is why you need designated penalty taker

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

    Top 10k score looking low?

  30. Bam Bam Bigelow
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Brutal