Dugout Discussion

Potter tinkers again as Murray and Duffy benched for Brighton

Brighton manager Graham Potter continues to prove himself as unpredictable as far as tactics and team selections are concerned.

Once again, he has rolled out a completely different system to last time out as the Seagulls prepare for an away match at Newcastle.

Potter has lined up his troops in a 4-3-1-2 system lead by Neal Maupay (£6.0m) and budget midfielder Steven Alzate (£4.5m).

Unafraid of keeping his senior players on their toes, the manager has also put Glenn Murray (£5.8m) and Shane Duffy (£5.0m) on the bench.

That makes for a centre-back partnership of Lewis Dunk (£4.6m) and Adam Webster (£4.4m), while Dan Burn (£4.5m) retains his left-back berth of a week ago after playing in the middle for the first four matches of the season.

Meanwhile, Martín Montoya (£4.5m) has recovered from tonsilitis and reclaims his place at right-back and Aaron Mooy (£4.9m) gets his first start in midfield.

By contrast, Newcastle go with their tried and tested 5-3-2 formation, led by Joelinton (£5.9m) and Miguel Almirón (£5.9m).

However, there is unlikely to massive FPL interest in this Saturday evening game as the most popular player on show will be on the Brighton bench.

David Button (£4.0m) remains in 25% of teams and is also the most fashionable shot-stopper among managers inside the top 10,000 as well.

Dunk is the most popular playing asset, currently in 11% of teams, while no Newcastle player is owned by more than Isaac Hayden‘s (£4.5m) 6.5%.

Newcastle XI: Dúbravka; Willems, Dummett, Lascelles, Schär, Manquillo; Atsu, Shelvey, Hayden; Almirón, Joelinton.

Brighton XI: Ryan; Burn, Webster, Dunk, Montoya; Mooy, Stephens, Pröpper; Groß; Alzate, Maupay.

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1,796 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 23 days ago

    Zinchenko almost definitely out, probably for a 4.5/Aurier/Ota

    Would you lose Digne/Barnes as well for a hit next week?

    Have plenty ITB to afford Abraham, etc.

  2. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 23 days ago

    LMS safety score currently 14.

    Billions of autosubs & vice captains to be added.

    https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Billions?

  3. FOO FIGHTER
      10 months, 23 days ago

      So Sterling and Jesus will play in the Cup.

      What happens GW7 for Sterling though 🙁

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Will they?

      2. Rainer
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Might get 10/15 minutes if he can get a bit of form back vs Preston.

      3. Relaxing
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Source?

      4. Freddiebell
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        I doubt sterling plays in midweek. He'll. Be saved for the Everton game now.

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 23 days ago

      god this game will be drab

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Hopefully a 1-1 with two OG

        1. Werkself - A Whole Lawro B*…
          • 7 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          Don't forget the red cards.

    • JonBoy
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Thinking of hitting the WC.

      Pope Heaton
      TAA Ota AWB Soy Lund
      Mané Son KDB Mount Cantwell
      Tammy CWilson Pukki

      Thoughts?

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Dis WC or pre-WC?

      2. Don Van Vliet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Wildcard not needed, surely.
        Nothing that can't be sorted out with a couple of transfers.

      3. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        WC I'm guessing.. good team.

    • Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Pieters sneaking a bap?

    • Am sorry to say again it�…
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Live rank within the top 2000!!!

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Got any autosubs or vice captain incoming?

      2. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        I'm going the other way *waves*.. been top 2000 all season, but this week got me.

        1. Am sorry to say again it�…
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          That's with autosubs and vc. Still got TAA and Mane to play

    • onceuponatyne
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Where do we check on bps? Who on MCity looks likely to have done well?? Bilva? KDB?

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Looks like KDB 3 BSilva 2 Mahrez 1

        1. Pumpy Pro
          • 11 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          So bilva gets an hatty and only 2 baps ? The baps system is a joke

          1. Chenku╰☆╮
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            10 months, 23 days ago

            That is why you are a pumpkin. Jokes apart it is because kdb created so many clear chances and bossed the game.

            1. Pumpy Pro
              • 11 Years
              10 months, 23 days ago

              Need the man in the stand back asap

      2. onceuponatyne
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Thanks guys! 🙂

      3. jdp219
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Official game has updates. But right now it's KDB, Bilva, Mahrez.

    • CRO KLOPP
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      I went from 1.4 mil OR yesterday before Bournemouth to 125 k after autosubs
      Rico,Pope, Otamendi, Sterling c,KDB vice, Lundstram first sub

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Wow. That is a lot of points there though, mind.

        1. CRO KLOPP
          • 2 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          78 I think,but I'm bad in math

    • Rohirrims
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      43 pts from 4 (digne, kdb, pope and pukki) with zinch and sterling no shows. Livefpl won’t load for me can anybody tell me the average so far?

      1. MTPockets
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        30 inc autosubs

        1. The Pesci challenge
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          Same

      2. Ragabolly
        • 10 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Try livefpl now

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Considered a WC, but may hold now.

      Pope
      TAA / VVD / Otamendi
      Salah / Sterling / KDB / Cantwell
      Abraham / Pukki / Barnes

      Button // Kelly / Dendoncker / Montoya

      FT: Jota/Digne >> Otamendi/Abraham?

      Could also be Barnes, but Wolves don't have great fixtures either. I'll probably have to do it tonight (eek), but if it went tits up I still have the WC to deal with it.

      Anything else look worth doing?

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Hmm. Fix estimates that as the best move too. Tempting.

    • grooveymatt65
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      I have two questions for the lovely people on this site.

      1. Are Sterling owners (like myself) going to keep him as he has "had his rest"?

      2. Who are people going to captain next week?

      thanks!!! 🙂

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        I really can’t decide. Could downgrade to Son if Sterling plays lots midweek.

        Idek. Salah or KDB, or Sterling if he’s rested and I still own.

      2. Relaxing
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        These questions will be far easier to answer after midweek but

        1. Probably

      3. onceuponatyne
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Those considering dropping Sterling due to this rest, must be considering now having any Man City assets? Keeper and central defenders aside, they're all gonna be rotated.

        1. Markus
          • 11 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          Absolutely, I'm hoping for the first major mass transfer bite if people get rid this week - if man city had scored one, nobody would be jumping to these conclusions. The fact they scored 8 is a good indicator of future team performance and potential Stirling points

        2. onceuponatyne
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          *not (not "now")

    • LIARS POKER
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Abraham or Pukki if you could only partner one with Aguero?

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Abraham, given Chelsea's fixtures & the fact they're a better team.

        1. LIARS POKER
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          Thanks that's my thoughts too

    • jia you jia you
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      I really wish Sterling had come on for a one pointer as an owner!

      1. Relaxing
        • 4 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        me too

      2. The Pesci challenge
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Yep me too, this Pukki vc is hurting at the moment

    • Erdogan
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Anyone has more info on Walker- Pieters? Has he lost the place in starting 11? I know he was injured but was expecting him be back by now

      1. JonBoy
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Aurier has come in and done well.

    • S.Kuqi
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Probably first time ever when defender gets goal, assist and cs but zero baps

      1. Vatroslav
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        KDB masterclass

      2. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        I feel sorrier for owners of Walker...

      3. Werkself - A Whole Lawro B*…
        • 7 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Have Otamendi and thought the same thing.

      4. Pipermaru
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        In a 8-0 trashing? No surprise.

    • Danstoke82
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Best team going forward?

      Team A
      Pope
      VVD Otamendi Söyüncü
      Salah Sterling James Ceballos
      Aguero abraham Pukki

      Subs; Stekelenberg Lundstram Cantwell Kelly

      Team B
      Pope
      VVD Mings Söyüncü
      Salah KDB James Cantwell
      Aguero Aubameyang Abraham

      Subs; Stekelenberg Lundstram Deondocker Kelly

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 23 days ago

      how many have people got left? 4?

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Salah(c) TAA maybe Mount, and Lundstram Rico autosubs here

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Five. One of them in Jota.

        So, four.

        1. Relaxing
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          hahah

      3. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 23 days ago

        6

      4. MTPockets
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        yep

      5. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        3

      6. jdp219
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Salah, TAA, Tammy.
        Rico autosub.

      7. Yank Revolution
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        6

      8. sunzip14
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        6 and Captain

      9. mookie
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        3

      10. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 23 days ago

        4/5 gonna be the average then probably. Probably 5 essentially for captains on auba and salah

      11. Alnair
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        4 but one is c so 5 I guess.

      12. Don Van Vliet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        4 left: TAA; Mount; Firmino; Aubameyang

        Lundstram second sub unfortunately, should Mount not play.

    • Vatroslav
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      I'll go with the rough and smooth even now:

      Rough: forgot it's the weekend due to my crazy schedule, and didn't make any changes from last week.

      Smooth: Kept KDB captain 🙂

    • TeddiPonza
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      How is this plan?

      James, Zinch and Digne to KdB Rico and Kelly for -4?

      Would mean triple attack City, but Sterling could easily become Mane or Auba in the weeks after.

      Thanks

    • VanDijksToWatchOutFor
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      LOVE a green shirt

    • Rolls-Royce
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Still can't believe Aguero couldn't score a single goal from open play in that game.

      1. Mr Peanutbutter
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 23 days ago

        maybe if he didn't have a stupid haircut

    • MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      KDB gonna rise tonight ?

      1. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        He is risen
        Our Lord is risen

    • Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Can I ask what is the benefit of people posting scores here?!?! What's so good about it may I ask?

      1. Marvin III
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Rough week?

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          What, 59 points with 5 to go is rough is it? Nah, I just don't feel the need to brag when I do well and then go quiet when I do bad.

      2. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 23 days ago

        to guage other peoples scores. Some of it is bragging for sure but most of it is to find out what others are roughly on

      3. CRO KLOPP
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        You are on the wrong website mate

      4. Whatever100
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        It’s almost like you’re not pleased for your fellow players when they do well and have the audacity to tell people about it.

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          Your name is my response

          1. Whatever100
            • 3 Years
            10 months, 23 days ago

            Grow up. People do well they want to share. What’s wrong with that. It’s not bragging.

            1. Qaiss
              • 4 Years
              10 months, 23 days ago

              Our opinions differ

      5. Bartowski
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        This is a site dedicated to a fantasy football game where you score points.

      6. Champ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Its nothing really. Like why do people in a pub drink beer. I dont know. Kind of expect it i suppose.

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          Most here only talk when they're doing well though, so it's obviously to brag. I respect those who post their scores every week I suppose and not just when they have a good score. Also, those numpties who have a good week and then go "any good?!?!", I just don't get it. But whatever

          1. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            10 months, 23 days ago

            i have seen many people post bad scores and horror stories here, you clearly only log in during games

            1. Qaiss
              • 4 Years
              10 months, 23 days ago

              Yes, and those people are cool.

              I don't only log in during games no, I rarely do.

    • Pumpy Pro
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      I'm gobsmacked with how well it's worked out for most people who had Zinchenko and Sterling C in my cash leagues. Lundy is one annoying piece of $hit.

      1. Freddiebell
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        He probably thinks the same about you

    • dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      These moves for -4 look OK?

      Greenwood to Tammy
      Digne to Soyuncu
      VVD to Otamendi

      Pope
      TAA Soyuncu Otamendi
      Sterling Salah De Bruyne Cantwell
      Haller Abraham Pukki

      McGovern Ceballos Rico Diop

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Dodged a bullet a wee bit w no Aguero this week at least.

    • LIARS POKER
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Aguero or Sterling to partner KDB on wildcard?

      Aguero has returned in every game so far and having looked at City's schedule I think he looks good to start every prem game for the next couple of months

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        On recent evidence Aguero, but the pendulum may well swing again.

      2. Daniel S. - Forgot the GW 3…
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        How did you figure out that he can start every game?

        1. LIARS POKER
          • 3 Years
          10 months, 23 days ago

          Think Jesus will play the midweek games with Aguero starting the prem ones

          Tues - Preston
          Sat - Everton
          Tues - Dinamo Zagreb
          Sun - Wolves
          Sat - Palace
          Tues - Atalanta
          Sat - Villa
          Sat - Southampton

          1. Pipermaru
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            10 months, 23 days ago

            That is exactly my thinking. Until City meet some difficult opponents in midweek games, Kun will be rested.

    • Daniel S. - Forgot the GW 3…
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 23 days ago

      Lads would you WC this team?

      Ryan Button
      - terrible

      TAA Digne Zinchenko AWB Lundstram
      - too much cash and now Zinch is a rotation risk and Digne is waste of space

      Salah Sterling KDB Mount Donker
      - no bench fodder, Mount injury doubt, Sterling rotation risk, no Son, Salah fixtures mean I won't captain him can use that money for Son, Kun, Auba, Pep even, Vardy. No Mane

      Tammy Pukki Greenwood
      - with so many goals and so many options, I want to go Kun, Auba, Vardy

      0.3 itb, 1 FT.

      Please help guys

      1. Alnair
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        No? You've already got the template attack. You'll literally just be WC'ing to fix your defense which isn't worth it based on the lack of CSs this season.

      2. CroatianHammer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        Keep.

        Ryan is a fine keeper. Clean sheets will happen once in a while, but it's the 6 saves that get you bonuses.

        TAA, Digne, AWB, Lundstram, Zinchenko... Zinch might be rotated with the tea lady? They have no real options at the back currently, and once European progress is secured he'll get his rest.

        That midfield is a powerhouse. Mount already likely back for next week. Donks unlucky this season, but VAR can't shaft him continually.

        That front line also seems fine. Play Puks at home, bench away. You can't play 15...

      3. Daniel S. - Forgot the GW 3…
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 23 days ago

        thank you all lads you are all wonderful and helpful