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Kelly starts again as Gameweek 15 gets underway

The first midweek Gameweek of the season is underway as Crystal Palace host Bournemouth.

Their match kicks off at the unorthodox time of 19:30 GMT as Amazon Prime broadcast the Premier League for the first time.

It means that their team sheet has dropped 45 minutes before Burnley and Manchester City’s as they kick off at 20:15 GMT at Turf Moor.

The key piece of Fantasy news so far is that Martin Kelly (£4.1m) has started for the second Crystal Palace match in a row after an injury to Joel Ward (£4.5m).

That suggests that the defender will hold down the right-back berth for the upcoming run of positive fixtures in the place of Ward – good news indeed.

The only change made to Roy Hodgson’s side following their 2-0 win at Burnley sees Mamadou Sakho (£5.0m) come in for Scott Dann (£4.3m), which may also boost the Eagles’ clean sheet potential.

Meanwhile, Dominic Solanke (£5.3m) starts up-front for Bournemouth, alongside Callum Wilson (£7.6m).

Harry Wilson (£6.0m) and Arnaut Danjuma (£5.8m) have been selected on the flanks of a 4-4-2, consigning Ryan Fraser (£6.9m) to the bench.

At Turf Moor, Bernardo Silva (£7.9m) comes in for Riyad Mahrez (£8.3m) in the Manchester City attack.

While Fantasy managers are usually left somewhat perplexed by Pep Guardiola’s tactical decisions, it’s Sean Dyche, typically a 4-4-2 no changes man, who has named a pragmatic line-up.

Burnley have fielded a 4-5-1 featuring a midfield trio of Jack Cork (£5.0m), Jeff Hendrick (£5.4m) and Danny Drinkwater (£4.4m) behind centre-forward Chris Wood (£6.2m)

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; van Aanholt, Sakho, Tomkins, Kelly; Townsend, Kouyate, Milivojevic, McArthur; Zaha, Ayew.

Bournemouth XI: Ramsdale; Rico, Mepham, Aké, A Smith; H Wilson, Lerma, Billing, Danjuma; C Wilson, Solanke.

Burnley XI: Pope; Pieters, Mee, Tarkowski, Bardsley; McNeil, Drinkwater, Hendrick, Cork, Lennon; Wood

Man City XI: Ederson; Angelino, Fernandinho, Otamendi, Walker; de Bruyne, D Silva, Rodrigo; Sterling, Jesus, B Silva.

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2,362 Comments Post a Comment
  1. UpAndAway
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Played Rico in each of the past 2 GW for a return of 0 and 0. Benched him now and he gets 9. That's fantasy...

    1. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Pure luck coz he got subbed. Should have had 2 otherwise

  2. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Pope assist?

    1. KAPTAIN KUN
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Haha snap

  3. Regin
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Lessons

    D Silva a viable cheaper option to kdb.
    Sterling joke of the season.
    Don't touch manc defenders incl. Ederson.

  4. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Sterling & KDB 3 points looking like hauls now.

  5. KAPTAIN KUN
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Pope assist?

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      What kind of stupid post is this?!

      1. Houldsworth Hatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        He's Harry Kane. He's building up to claiming it himself.

      2. Peter Ouch
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Top comment

  6. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    KdB the right pick. CS saved.

  7. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    KDB + Sterling vindicated, CS for both 😎

  8. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Sterling and KDB owners with a jammy cs points.

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Hahahahahahahah

  9. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Sterling punishing sellers with that CS

    1. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      BURN

    2. 1569Tippins
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Die

  10. Jafoole_88
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    L0I at man city defence

  11. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    This season is strange. So many premium players not doing the business.

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Robertson and TAA say Hi.

      1. HashAttack
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Pereira and Lundstrum say hi to TAA and Robertson - £10M vs £14M

    2. The Mandalorian
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      V true

  12. SuperMane Returns
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Man City Cleanies smashed apart

  13. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Gazzaniga or Guaita?

    1. Pat Butcher
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Tim Flowers

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Can only afford Ian Walker...

    2. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Guaita. I wanted to get him this week but did mount to pulisic instead.

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I have Gazzaniga because I couldn't afford more. But I'd have bought Henderson before Guaita.

      Lucky CS considering they were down to 10 men. Bournemouth are awful.

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Kinda ruling out Henderson now I have missed this GW and one of the home games in the nice run of 5 fixtures.

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Go Gazzaniga then. I still have Wildcard hence why I did it. He'll probably go out for Ramsdale or Heaton in GW 18.

          1. Regin
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            gazzaniga not a great choice bcoz

            a. aurier better choice at 0.4 more if u want tot defense
            b. spurs still horrible defensively as of now
            c. lloris will come back in jan

      2. Regin
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        ur ridiculous advice of guaita not being a good option due to rotation risk coz of lack of height is the funniest & most foolish advice i have ever seen here.
        he is an excellent option for the long term.
        i had other fires to burn so i didnt get him

  14. Rhodes your boat
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    This worth 2FT want a palace defender,

    Tomori pope to Guaita kelly, 0.2itb, likely you bench kelly most weeks would give me

    Guaita
    Taa soy Lund
    Mane kdb son pulisic
    Vardy Abraham jimi

    Button kelly rico dendo

  15. Tamagotchi Massacre
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    City win but pep gets to go home with a reminder of exactly why their season is dust

  16. Luka - Man Like Serbia
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Man City let Burnley score? what?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Otamendi is on the pitch tbf

      1. Luka - Man Like Serbia
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        😀

  17. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Is it a pope assist or are people trolling ?

    1. Bakra
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Trolling

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Yes!

    3. DA Minnion
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Trolling

    4. TAT
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Trolling.

    5. ZeBestee
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      He is the assist King of ffs. He assists everyone excluding himself.

    6. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Thanks, trolls getting the better of me was dancing around the room

  18. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Someone in my league has benched Mané, Van Dijk and Kelly and has captained Dendonker!!!

    1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      *and Ryan

      1. Bossworld
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Account hacked?

        1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Haha no actually

      2. Calderano FC
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        If you don't win that league you should resign.

        1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          This hah

        2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Haha

    2. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      And how many points are you behind him? 😉

      1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Will let you know after the in coming Dendonker captain haul!!!

    3. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Mark knows

    4. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      he has given up on his season.

      my mate last season did 15 transfers to get 15 non playing players coz he didnt want to play anymore

  19. FDMS All Starz
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Got to feel sorry for the Otamendi keepers, imagine 89mins of CS and then this

    1. Super Saints
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      I've still got him but he's 3rd on my bench where he belongs

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Surely they don't log onto FPL anymore?

      1. FDMS All Starz
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        But still lol

    3. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Payback for the 1 min cameo

    4. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      and ederson

  20. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    C'mon Jesus grab the hatrick

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Would take a miracle, subbed off.

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        He's still on. But the game's over.

      2. KAPTAIN KUN
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        No still on

      3. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Ignore me, I genuinely thought he was subbed off when people said he had blood around his neck.

  21. ZeBestee
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Don't understand how Bou were beaten by 10 men Palace. Did not watch the game but how bad can they be?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Palace set up was perfect but BOU created nothing, useless.

      1. ZeBestee
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        So are they a target going forward?

    2. Regin
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      palace had 1 chance & scored. bmouth had 0 chances.
      utterly boring game. i watched it as i put some money in it

  22. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 22 days ago

    This season should be be titled; The death of the premium player!

    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Budgets are well & truly irrelevant thus far

      1. GARY AND JAMIE
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Tv 111.3. 4 up comments are always such

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      This

    3. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      If it keeps going we will end the season with a few million itb with nowhere to spend it!

  23. jtreble
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Top10K: 5.86 pt. average.

    1. ZeBestee
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Red.

    2. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      1.8 played though

      1. jtreble
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Yup, approx. 6 points for 2 players - a little bit of nothing.

    3. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Lovely.

    4. GARY AND JAMIE
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Cheers for the green Kells

    5. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Alot of Brady owners.

  24. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Jesus literally throwing a baby tantrum because he doesnt get the corner.

    1. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Good to see him hungry to score more

  25. TheDragon
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Mark’s commitment to Sterling is quite something to behold

    1. ZeBestee
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Mark knows. He got the CS point.

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Mark knows... Vardy red card incoming

  26. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Tammy to Mousset
    KdB to 12.5

    Go Salah? Dilva?

    Got Mané, Maddy, Son, Douglas.

    1. TheDragon
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      The way this season is going get Cantwell and leave £8m in the bank

  27. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    So City score 4 and no involvement from KDB and Sterling.

    1. Wild Rover
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Beautiful

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      A few AAs.

    3. Tamagotchi Massacre
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      That's what you get from city. Goals guaranteed but could be anyone picking up the points.

    4. FDMS All Starz
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Rodri goal doesn’t count because it was a banger, 4th goal they weren’t on the pitch...so technically 2 goals they weren’t involved in

  28. Rhodes your boat
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    What happened to PVA? Look bad or?

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Hamstring injury. Don't know how serious.

    2. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Hammy I think

  29. GreenPL
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Guita and Kelly! Can't believe that actually worked.

  30. Jarvish Scott Talent
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Have to be satisfied with that with no players tonight.