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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
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Bye bye Son 🙂

  2. Dannyb
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

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

  3. KDB4PREZ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 20 days ago

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

  4. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Thankfully have no Spurs players

  5. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    KDB autosub covers Son without playing yet 🙂

  6. 1zverGGadeM
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Son to KDB easy swap incomming

  7. Burger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Any baps for Son?

  8. The Senate
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Fek off Poch taking Son off

    1. Longlatini
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Crowd not best pleased either

      1. The Senate
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 20 days ago

        He best get a hatty next week

  9. bitm2007
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

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

  10. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Glad i played Vardy.
    Lovren in 🙂

    1. The Big Fella
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Why? World's greatest defender

      1. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 year, 20 days ago

        On his world

  11. Woy_is_back
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Son out hahaha Poch clueless what a moron

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      He’s shattered.

    2. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

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

    3. SirStevieG
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Spot the Son owner

  12. tafrère
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

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

  13. tm245
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Perez on the bench is great for Tielemans.

  14. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Brighton 3 Spurs 0, am I dreaming?

  15. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Son is my FPL troll.

  16. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Connolly looks decent. Or is it just Spurs?

  17. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Son > Maddison

    DONE (provisionally)

    1. Granville
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Spurs home to Watford next gameweek.

      1. Eddie - Back to Square Owen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 20 days ago

        Will Son start though?

      2. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 20 days ago

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

      3. Pinatta
        • 8 Years
        1 year, 20 days ago

        So Son > Doucouré it is!

    2. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Easy

    3. Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      I see what you did there. Or not. 🙂

  18. Forza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

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

  19. Granville
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Mark sold Dunk. Mark knows.

    1. Rash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      🙂

    2. Business Cat
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      😆

    3. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      You’re a mod, you can LOL @ 😉

    4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      😆

    5. Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Haha

    6. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Salty

    7. Granville
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Where's Daniel when you need him.

      1. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 20 days ago

        In Marks garden

  20. The Dance
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

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

    1. The Man Pastore
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Well done mate!

    2. PLerix
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

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

      1. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 20 days ago

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

  21. Champ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Blades clean sheet incoming

  22. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Son is probably the biggest troll in FPL

  23. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Son rested for internationals

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Rested for North Korea away.

    2. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      rested for Army

      1. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 20 days ago

        Lol

  24. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Hoping Rico gets benched. Will get Dunks points 🙂

  25. Differential (c)
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 20 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.

  26. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 20 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
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      12?

      1. Rash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 year, 20 days ago

        9 + 3 = 12

  27. Differentiator
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Hopefully Moura destroys the DUNK cleanie

  28. Says
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    From can'twell to canwell

  29. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Poch getting sacked?

    1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      Yes

    2. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 20 days ago

      short memories.

  30. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 20 days ago

    Spurs
    lol