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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. Typo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Mount injured?

    1. Forza Papac
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Looks like an impact injury. Nothing serious.

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Kick to the calf Lamps said. Should be fine.

    3. SkeletONv01
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Got shot, but hell be fine.

    4. Typo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Thanks

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

    Surely we should now consider Cantwell as genuine 4th mid material right?

    Allows you to fit in Kane KDB Sterling Salah nicely with a balanced team

    1. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Hope Jonty gets some stick from Munday on the next Scoutcast.

    2. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Not for me.

    3. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Don't agree. 4.6 is too low for a 4th mid.

      1. SoapAFC
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Fpl fallacy to equate price to quality

      2. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Points not prices

      3. CostaCoffee
        • 7 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Lmao what

      4. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Depends on the midfielder.

      5. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        If Salah was 4.6m would he not be a good 4th mid?

        It's rubbish. If a player has fantasy potential it doesn't matter how expensive he is. I think Cantwell's stats are certainly strong enough to be worthy of a 4th mid spot.

        However, I think there are so many good mids that he'd be my 5th mid at best. Might not even have space with how many quality cheap mids there are.

        1. IRBOX ⚽
          • 3 Years
          1 year, 6 months ago

          This is it. Can’t have him as a 4th mid with Salah/Mane, Sterling, KDB, Martial, Mount, Son all ahead in the pecking order

          1. pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 year, 6 months ago

            Spread of funds for a decent attack and defence means it’s a possibility. 4 of those could set you back 40 mill

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

          Salah would never be 4.6

          There is a reason cantwell is priced so low. Even if he had a little bit of history of doing well.like pukki he would at least be 5.5.

          1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 year, 6 months ago

            Was 4.5 because it was unsure if he'd have a place in team. Due to injuries, and now clear form, it's obvious he does.

      6. Coaly
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Troll

      7. GloryManUnited
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        I wouldn’t link my team either if I were you

        1. Nightcrawler
          • 1 Year
          1 year, 6 months ago

          How do u link team?

          1. Perthite
            • 10 Years
            1 year, 6 months ago

            Go to:
            "How do I link my name to my FPL team"

            Here:
            https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/fantasy-football-faq-and-glossary/

      8. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Price literally has no bearing on it.

    4. ajay_kl +42
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Don't get carried away

    5. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Have McGinn doing that job right now but could go that way sometime.

    6. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Double Norwich attack not for me, Pukki is enough coverage

    7. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      First on bench today =[

  3. CostaCoffee
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Piss off Peter Walton

  4. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Pukki Pukki Pukki.

    Kane?

  5. Sz21
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Robbo/ Dendoncker-> AWB/ Mount with exact cash tempting for a hit..

    Would leave me with-
    Ryan.
    AWB, VVD, Coleman, Lundstram/Smith.
    Mount, Salah, Martial, KDB, Sterling.
    Pukki, King.

    1. SkeletONv01
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Good, but wait on any Mount info about the injury.

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Wait if you not used your WC yet!

    2. Conor1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Keep Robbo. Fantasy football golf.

  6. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Potter strikes indeed

    Really want Trossard but that means a really good option I can’t help but feel. McGinn may work I guess

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Trossard, please HAUL!

      1. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        School next week for you.

  7. Coaly
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Zouma our for:

    a) Walker
    b) Wan B / Slabhead

    1. Dannyb
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      B

    2. SkeletONv01
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Is Walker nailed? If yes, i would go for him 🙂

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Wait until UTD have played.

  8. CostaCoffee
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Peter Walton doubt the worst possible job trying to justify the VAR decisions

  9. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Come on Montoya, Soyuncu and Lundstram!!!

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Did you KK KK?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Yes mate

        1. jia you jia you
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 6 months ago

          Hattie incoming...being feeling it all week 🙂

  10. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Cantwell making my front 6 look sexual:

    Salah | Sterling | Mane | KdB | Cantwell
    Kane

    1. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      What's the defence?

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Wrong question 🙂

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Let's not talk about that

    2. SkeletONv01
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Looks great, first front line i see wih both Salah and Mane actually 🙂 If only you could somehow squeeze in Pukki as second striker instead of Cantwell? :>

    3. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Now that is a decent looking front 6 atm tbf!

      1. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        ...but no Pukki, no Party but I guess Cantwell is 'covering' him fairly well so far! Do you plan to get Pukki out of interest?

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 year, 6 months ago

          I don't think so!

          1. jia you jia you
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 year, 6 months ago

            Brave, Anfield opened my eyes and his hattie was unreal, scored well again today on the losing side! Man...just buy him!

    4. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Sexy but maybe shapeless. I like curves so who are the others? 😉

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        I'm afraid to say, I have no ass whatsoever

        1. GreennRed
          • 9 Years
          1 year, 6 months ago

          Damn. That's a dealbraker for me. JLo or better!

    5. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      No Pukki?!?

  11. Mr. Grv
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Martial is kiss ready :*

    1. Cpt Crunch Scott talent
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      I’ll drop my pants then...

      1. SkeletONv01
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        😀

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

    COYP!!!

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Yes cone in indeed

      Hoping Zaha is stationed away from AWB 🙂

  13. JPSpurs
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Salah, Moura, BSilva, Dendocker to Mané, KDB, Mount & McGinn for -12? Can just afford it (Martial is other player).

    Kane, Pukki, King up front and would rather leave my WC for another week

  14. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Perez gonna punish us sellers, I'm afraid

    1. SkeletONv01
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      No.

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Feck him, depends on who we bought and what they do while we have them.

  15. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Palace upset today?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Nah

    2. Whatever100
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Yes they’ll be very upset when they lose.

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

        🙂

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

      Hard to think so with our first 11, but this is the Palace rollercoaster so never know.

    4. moment
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      I'd love them to score tbh

  16. SoapAFC
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Would really like a awb/martial blank and no goal from perez please

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      boo

    2. Mr. Grv
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      lol

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

      I hope they all return just for you.

  17. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Zaha's going to get Bissaka'd hard today.

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

      Yep, always said he was his toughest opponent in training.

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 6 months ago

      I am feeling a Zaha haul too.

    3. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Very interesting battle that

    4. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Nope, wrong side!

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

        Zaha will swap wings normally but with Townsend not on, not so sure.

  18. banskt
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Come on Captain Martial.

  19. Differentiator
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Got a good feeling about Mames Jaddison today

    Fellow owners???

  20. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Rashford haul needed badly. Hopefully he's back on penalties too

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Not playing CF.

  21. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Pukki!

    1. SkeletONv01
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      He scores even after the game is over? Essential :]

  22. Bram
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Noble Pen 1-0
    Lanzini assist I think

    1. Limited & Mediocre Mana…
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Correct

  23. Totally !rre!evant
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    WHAM GOAL

  24. Klein
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Mount or McGinn?

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      1 year, 6 months ago

      McGinn

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

      Got both. Mount if i had to chose.

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 6 months ago

        Decent call.

        I’m still aiming for Trossard I think with McGinn in 5th mid or first sub role in a couple of weeks

  25. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    That West Ham team looks pretty good actually.

    Front 4 of Haller, Lanzini, Felipe Anderson and Yarmolenko. Quality. Yarmo is a big differential who's very attacking and takes a ton of set pieces.

    1. Bram
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      And they plat Norwich next ..........

    2. Carlton_Goal
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      I think Lanzini and Anderson are more likely to take set pieces than Yarmolenko. Lots of depth on the bench too with Antonio and Fornals

  26. SkeletONv01
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    So lets be honest here, will it end in tears for people who did Salah >Mane? 🙂

    1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      They'll both do well. Salah will get more assists and maybe a couple more goals. I don't think tears need be shed.

    2. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      You need to consider the extra 1m saved.

      It's not just Salah vs. Mane

      For many it's more like Salah and Perez vs. Mane and Martial for e.g.

  27. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    I have one player in these 3:00pm fixtures, and that's Perez. Hoping for a big green arrow!

    1. Klein
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Hendo and lunds for me. Green green

  28. Carlton_Goal
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Noble goal (penalty)
    Lanzini assist

  29. CostaCoffee
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Lanzini you beaut, don’t feel so bad for picking you over Mount now

    1. jia you jia you
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      I was so close in bringing him in for Fraser before deadline!

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

      same here bro....
      first return of the week lol

  30. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Watford in big trouble.