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Kane and Son survive rotation rumours as Brighton host Spurs

Harry Kane (£11.0m) and Son Heung-min (£9.8m) have survived rotation rumours to start Tottenham’s trip to Brighton on Saturday lunch-time.

Mauricio Pochettino has made four changes side that was defeated by Leicester City last weekend in a bid to revitalise Spurs’ 2019/20 campaign. 

Danny Rose (£5.5m) drops out at the expense of Ben Davies (£5.4m) while Serge Aurier‘s (£4.9m) suspension sees Moussa Sissoko (£5.0m) moving to right-back.

Eric Dier (£4.9m) earns a start with Harry Winks (£5.4m) dropping to the bench, while Erik Lamela (£6.1m) also starts in the lunch-time kick-off at the Amex Stadium, alongside Christian Eriksen (£8.8m).

Pochettino had hinted earlier in the week that rotation could be on the horizon within his Spurs side, and his team selections for the visit to the Amex are representative of a manager who will be hurting from a series of poor domestic and European results. 

The Argentinian will be desperately hoping that his side can bounce back in emphatic fashion on the south coast, but they will come up against a Brighton outfit who will be equally keen to get their 2019/20 campaign back on track. 

Graham Potter has made just one change to the team who visited Stamford Bridge last wekeend with Yves Bissouma (£5.0m) dropping to the bench and Aaron Connolly (£4.5m) earning his first Premier League start of the 2019/20 campaign. 

The Brighton manager’s decision to drop a midfield player in Bissouma and play Connolly up front could be representative of a plan to attack a fragile Spurs side on the counter-attack.

However, that might increase the onus on Lewis Dunk (£4.6m) and Adam Webster (£4.4m) to keep things tight against a Spurs attack eager to make-up for their humiliating defeat to Bayern Munich.

Potter will be looking for a response from his Brighton side after they comfortably beaten 2-0 by Chelsea last time out, as the Seagulls go in search of their first league win since the opening day against Watford. 

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

Spurs XI: Lloris; Davies, Vertonghen, Alderweireld, Sissoko; Dier, Ndombele; Eriksen, Lamela, Son; Kane.

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1,323 Comments Post a Comment
  1. SirStevieG
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Bye bye Son 🙂

  2. Dannyb
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 3 days ago

    Need this cleanie gone, Montoya 6 points staring at me from bench.

  3. KDB4PREZ
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Ali seen enuough he just walked down the tunnel off the bench

    • Luka - Man Like Serbia
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Thankfully have no Spurs players

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      KDB autosub covers Son without playing yet 🙂

    • 1zverGGadeM
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Son to KDB easy swap incomming

    • Burger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Any baps for Son?

    • The Senate
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Fek off Poch taking Son off

      1. Longlatini
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Crowd not best pleased either

        1. The Senate
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 3 days ago

          He best get a hatty next week

    • bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Gomez dropped, I'm not surprised after Tuesday night.

    • Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Glad i played Vardy.
      Lovren in 🙂

      1. The Big Fella
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Why? World's greatest defender

        1. Peter Ouch
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 3 days ago

          On his world

    • Woy_is_back
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Son out hahaha Poch clueless what a moron

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        He’s shattered.

      2. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        I can't tell if this is sarcasm or not...

      3. SirStevieG
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Spot the Son owner

    • tafrère
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      My season is a never ending desillusion. First time thinking of dropping the game for the season lmao.

    • tm245
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Perez on the bench is great for Tielemans.

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Brighton 3 Spurs 0, am I dreaming?

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Son is my FPL troll.

    • Eddie - Back to Square Owen
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Connolly looks decent. Or is it just Spurs?

    • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Son > Maddison

      DONE (provisionally)

      1. Granville
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Spurs home to Watford next gameweek.

        1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          Will Son start though?

        2. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          But it’s Spurs in disarray, and Son to be rested

        3. Pinatta
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          So Son > Doucouré it is!

      2. The Senate
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Easy

      3. JohnRoss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        I see what you did there. Or not. 🙂

    • Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Need 3 goals? Don't worry, just take your top-scoring midfielder off and leave Lamela on. Masterstroke 😆

    • Granville
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Mark sold Dunk. Mark knows.

      1. Rash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        🙂

      2. Business Cat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        😆

      3. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        You’re a mod, you can LOL @ 😉

      4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        😆

      5. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Haha

      6. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Salty

      7. Granville
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Where's Daniel when you need him.

        1. Wild Rover
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          In Marks garden

    • Zico Senna
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Couldn’t care about points, just getting rid of Son before this GW feels like a win already

      1. The Man Pastore
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Well done mate!

      2. PLerix
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        you sold him before this gw? i got him in XD

        1. Zico Senna
          • 8 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          Certainly did, KDB + Son > Sterling + Jorginho (all part of my Pukki > Vardy plan)

    • JohnRoss
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 3 days ago

      Blades clean sheet incoming

    • Cheesyzoot
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Son is probably the biggest troll in FPL

      • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 3 days ago

        Son rested for internationals

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          Rested for North Korea away.

        2. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          rested for Army

          1. Zico Senna
            • 8 Years
            6 months, 3 days ago

            Lol

      • FOO FIGHTER
          6 months, 3 days ago

          Hoping Rico gets benched. Will get Dunks points 🙂

        • Differential (c)
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          I dare say this is a worst performance than the Bayern one. At least then they put in a decent attacking shift for about 40 mins or so. Today they're just awful everywhere.

        • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          Generating 12 goals in 2 matches - at least no one can say you’re not entertaining Spurs

          1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            6 months, 3 days ago

            12?

            1. Rash
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 3 days ago

              9 + 3 = 12

        • Differentiator
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          Hopefully Moura destroys the DUNK cleanie

        • Says
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          From can'twell to canwell

        • g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 3 days ago

          Poch getting sacked?

          1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            6 months, 3 days ago

            Yes

          2. bitm2007
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            6 months, 3 days ago

            short memories.

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

          Spurs
          lol