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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. Agger
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    LUNDSTRAM SHOT! Almost..

  2. Skloppy Kops
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    90% possession and who scored?

    Atleast that can boost Rashy chance of scoring.

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Yeah i'm pretty sure ManUtd was going for the 0-0 draw before the goal

  3. Canary_Kid
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Lindelof awful defending but Maguire should have been covering behind him as well

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

    Nearly a second!

  5. Hits from the Bong
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Yarmolenko is so bad

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

    Aha, Ashley Young bandwagon

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

    Lindleof a disgrace

  8. Bruce Lee
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    AWB on bonus?

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

    Almost two, Zaha should have done better

  10. Skloppy Kops
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    ManU defence in chaos

    1. Skalla
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      No need to panic we have Young on now!

  11. The Man Pastore
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Don't have Pukki... (I know).

    A) Dunk + Jota --> Lund/Kelly + Pukki (-4)
    B) Save and reasses next week

    The team is:

    Pope
    VVD Digne Dunk
    Mane Sterling(c) KDB Ceballos Mcginn
    Auba Jota

    Button Guilbert Rico Greenwood

  12. Podge
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    United looking composed in defense

    1. Skloppy Kops
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Maguire effect

  13. Bartowski
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Palace should be 2-0 ahead.

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

      Give it time

  14. inactive
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    The new best defence in the league is struggling.

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

      I feel like United will still win this game to maintain the illusion of being good for a while longer.

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

    Men UTD?

  16. Agger
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Anyone who be benched Lundstram doesn't understand FPL

    1. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Lol

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

      He's a 4.1 defender. If you've got the big 6 players he's got to be on the bench

  17. Differential (c)
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Trossard, jesus, Valery is still a kid ffs

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

    Vardy party

  19. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Vardy G

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      Maddy A

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

    3 place guys in each other's way should have been 2

  21. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Pukki party done...Vardy party is now on!

  22. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Vardy party

  23. FC Hakkebøf
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Triple united on a wildcard looking like a big mistake rn

  24. Yankee Toffee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    No CSs then

  25. Tsparkes10
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Maddison assist. Vardy goal. Ffs

    1. EMBOLOFAN
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 6 months ago

      aye

  26. Rolls-Royce
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Vardy party begins.

  27. ZeBestee
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Vardy G Maddy A

  28. Hy liverpool
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 6 months ago

    Jamieeeeeeeeeeee f vardyyyyyy

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

    Wrong day to captain Martial. 🙁