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Mousset benched as Carroll gets his first league start of the season

Gameweek 15 comes to a head this evening with matches at Bramall Lane and the Emirates.

Sheffield United take on Newcastle United in the 19:30 GMT kick-off, while Arsenal v Brighton and Hove Albion gets underway at 20:15 GMT.

The headline team news from South Yorkshire sees Chris Wilder make two changes to his starting XI, as the Blades boss revisits his rotation policy up front.

Unfortunately for the most-bought Fantasy Premier League asset of this Gameweek, that means a benching for Lys Mousset (£5.1m).

David McGoldrick (£5.4m) is also among the substitutes as Billy Sharp (£5.6m) and Oli McBurnie (£5.7m) are given a chance to impress in attack.

John Lundstram (£5.1m) keeps up his ever-present record as Wilder continues to keep changes to a minimum in his defence and midfield.

Steve Bruce’s only alteration to his team also comes up front, with Andy Carroll (£5.7m) making his first league start of 2019/20 at the expense of Joelinton (£5.4m).

This fixtures sees the joint-first and third-highest-scoring sub-£5.0m FPL defenders go head to head, as George Baldock (£4.7m) comes up against Jetro Willems (£4.6m).

Eight points or more for Lundstram would put him back to the top of the FPL points-scoring list outright among players in his position.

Freddie Ljungberg has made three changes from Gameweek 14, with Hector Bellerin (£5.4m), Sokratis (£4.9m) and Lucas Torreira (£4.7m) replacing Calum Chambers (£4.4m), Shkodran Mustafi (£5.2m) and Matteo Guendouzi (£4.6m).

Brighton’s team shows two alterations, with Neal Maupay (£5.8m) and Steven Alzate (£4.5m) in for Yves Bissouma (£5.0m) and Martin Montoya (£4.5m).

Just over 100,000 FPL managers bought Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£10.9m) ahead of Gameweek 15.

He is also the third-most-popular captaincy option of this set of fixtures.

Sheffield United XI: Henderson, Basham, Baldock, O’Connell, Egan, Stevens, Fleck, Lundstram, Norwood, Sharp, McBurnie.

Newcastle United XI: Dubravka, Manquillo, Clark, Fernandez, Dummett, Willems, Saint-Maximin, Hayden, Shelvey, Almiron, Carroll.

Arsenal XI: Leno, Bellerin, David Luiz, Sokratis, Kolasinac, Torreira, Xhaka, Willock, Ozil, Aubameyang, Lacazette.

Brighton XI: Ryan, Alzate, Dunk, Webster, Burn, Stephens, Propper, Gross, Mooy, Maupay, Connolly.


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1,554 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Carroll doing a great job at CB

  2. Bookkeeper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Schoolboy error from Chris Wilder for not starting your top scorer in Mousset. He underestimated Newcastle.

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      he's got tired little leggies

      1. Bookkeeper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        he's a wimp then.

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Majority of footballers is.

    2. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Its a moussetup situation.

  3. kamdaraji
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Auba scored yet?

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      NEGATIVE

  4. GreennRed
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Shearer doesn't sound as boring when you don't have to look at him speak.

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      baldist

  5. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    I fell somewhat dissapointed as a O'Connell owner, any half decent forward would have scored from his excellent cross.

  6. Shultan
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Anyone else needing a Ryan pen or 2 for a decent gameweek

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      *Ryman

  7. Lallana
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    My provisional plan. Thoughts? Any player I should consider?

    This week:

    James>Alli
    Sterling>Son
    TAA>Chillwell

    -4

    Next week:

    Aubameyang>Rashford

    Perhaps…Mousett>Abraham or keep 3.2M ITB

    1. Houldsworth Hatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      It's a thumbs up from me

  8. kamdaraji
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Maddison and Mane scored half of my points lol

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Mane captain?

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

    Do we expect palace to actually keep many clean sheets with defence constantly changing? Worth bringing Guaita in for pope? Would keep for foreseeable future

    1. kamdaraji
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      with Kelly on my bench yes

    2. TOPCAT1960
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Just need Zaha no one else

      1. Wild Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Lol

        1. JustPark
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Don't let us hanging.

          1. Wild Rover
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            He clearly didn’t watch his last game. Terrible

            1. TOPCAT1960
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Thought might get your interest

            2. JustPark
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              I didn't as well but they were one man down against Bournemouth. How was he before Bournemouth?

    3. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      as long as he plays Kelly it's practically guaranteed

    4. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Yes I think the clean sheets will come. Decent defenders coming back in .

    5. yakirh
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      They are defending well as a team

    6. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Yes. Because Palace now have an excuse not to attack. I called it as soon as Palace went down to 10 men that they would keep a CS. Why? Because they hate attacking. They can't break down teams. They prefer being the underdog and winning games with a 'hit and run' strategy.

    7. JustPark
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Looking at their previous matches against "bigger teams", I would.

  10. ZAWAd25
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Gtg for the weekend?

    Pope
    TAA Robbo Lund
    Mane(C) Son KDB Mount
    Abraham Vardy Ings

    Button, Kelly Cantwell Rico

    Preciate the feedback

    1. Houldsworth Hatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Yep

  11. I Member
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Just had a look at the midfield watchlist. How on earth is Salah still 2nd while KDB and Alli don't even feature?!

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      they only allow one player from each team

      1. POLSKA GOLA
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Incorrect, Robbo and TAA top two defs

        1. SADIO SANÉ
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Salah and Mane are the top two mids too, what's your point?

          1. POLSKA GOLA
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            It was you who said ‘they only allow one player from each team’, that’s incorrect

  12. BIG TONES
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Do we think potentially the honeymoon period is slowing ending for Sheff Utd? Could be wrong but the rigors of the PL will wear them down over the Xmas period imo.

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      well they are currently losing, so I've got to say yes

    2. JustPark
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Didn't them play midweek in championship?

      1. Team Cruel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        This isn't the championship. Intensity and quality is several times higher

        1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Championship is way more physical

    3. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      They played far more games in the Championship so no it won't be a lack of fitness that tells.

      1. BIG TONES
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Higher quality of opposition in this league though. Just thinking they are regressing to their median ability.

        1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Misunderstood your post to mean fitness levels. Agree re ability . I always said at the beginning of the season that I thought that they wouldn't be relegated but expected a finishing position between 14th and 17th. Good enough to stay up but not top half material.

          1. BIG TONES
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Allgood mate, no worries! Agree, think they will stay up and be around that 14th-17th position. Second season is often the bigger challenge - see Huddersfield etc.

            1. Slouch87 Nirvana Scott Tale…
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Think that whilst Wilder is at the helm they will progress in the second season with more cash to spend. If Wilder leaves though would be a huge loss.

  13. Freaki
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Who’s the best defender under 5m for the next 5 gws?

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Aurier

      2. kamdaraji
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Figueroa

      3. GreenPL
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Willems?

      4. SADIO SANÉ
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Kelly

      5. drughi
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        aurier

    • Monkey Hanger
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Moyes four to one on with bookmakers to be next toffees manager.

      1. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        They say "never go back" .... it will end in tears.

        1. TheDragon
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          This

    • Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Arsenal look up for this.

    • as33
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Do i need any changes? 0.6m itb
      Pope
      TAA, Lundstram, Aurier(Kelly)
      Sterling, KDB, Mane, Zaha
      Vardy, Jimmi, Ings

    • Team Cruel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Ryan owners denied 2 saves because of flag

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        sad

      2. Wild Rover
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        They are so scabby he’ll probably keep them

      3. Totti
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        i need a penalty save mate 😀

    • Marcuss
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 days ago

      (C) Alli?

      1. Houldsworth Hatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I am

      2. ClothedinSun
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I'm with you. For better or (likely) worse!

      3. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Likely with ya

      4. Ace Ventura
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Son

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Laca ?

    • RAFA THE GAFFA
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      ASM 😀 strange first half!

      2FTs. Best pick?

      A. Martial >> Pulisic
      B. Martial+Tomori >> Pulisic+Aurier
      C. Martial+Maddison >> Alli+Grealish

      Pope
      TAA • Soyuncu • Lundy
      Son • KDB • Mané(C) • Maddison • Martial
      Vardy. Tammy
      (McGov. Tomori. Rico. Greenwood)

      1. Houldsworth Hatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I like C

      2. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I just don't like the idea of losing Mads now. A.

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Thanks. Can’t decide 🙁

      3. The Legend Squad
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I did A. Feels good.

        We would have the same 5 midfield except I have Alli over Son

    • Totti
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      i know that it's a dream
      but really dunn want mousset to come off the bench 🙁
      kelly's points are burning on the bench 🙁

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Could be worse. Could be Dendo or Rico points.

        1. Totti
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          oh what a blow mate this week 🙁
          hardluck

          1. kamdaraji
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            let's play blow football instead of fantasy football. can't get any bench points

            1. Totti
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              😀

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Connoly is exiciting to watch

    • drughi
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Captain gw 16

      A. Mane
      B. Alli
      C. Vardy

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        A

        1. fr3d
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Who's your VC?

      2. Houldsworth Hatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I'm chasing so going B. They could all score big though

      3. Zico Senna
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        May go for Alli, A is safe, B if chasing

    • kamdaraji
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      ball is in the penalty aurier

    • Hazardous1983
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      What to do with this

      Pope (button)
      Soyuncu taa lundstram (tomori rico)
      Maddison pulisic.kdb mane son
      Abraham vardy

      2 ft where to use them 0 in bank

      1. Houldsworth Hatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Who is your third striker?

        1. Hazardous1983
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Greenwood (bench)

          1. Houldsworth Hatter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Tough one this because that's a great side. Maybe Maddison to Grealish to get ahead of the curve? Carry one transfer over.

            1. Hazardous1983
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Very tough. Will leave maddison this week. How about rico to kelly? Or tomori to someone?

              1. Houldsworth Hatter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Kelly is a good shout. I was just thinking triple Leicester may be too much but you're right, 1 more well at least won't hurt.

    • drughi
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Lacazette looks dangerous

      1. Differentiator
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Hardly. Born offside

      2. kamdaraji
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        so does my fantasy football team

      3. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Seems the plan is to feed him, he's in great positions every attack.

        1. drughi
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          yeah main man for sure

    • Do I Not Like Orange
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Surely Everton aren't genuinely going to appoint David Moyes in 2019.

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        might be 2020

      2. Differentiator
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Will probably appoint Klopp with Ole moving to Liverpool and Poch going to United

      3. TOPCAT1960
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        5 Live said so this morning .....

        1. Do I Not Like Orange
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Sunderland fan here, absolute madness. Can't wait to see him dig up Gibson and Lescott for another payday.

      4. BIG TONES
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        If they're smart they will get someone in with the brief to steady the ship and stay up even if it means playing unattractive football.

        1. Do I Not Like Orange
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          They had just such a man immediately before Silva...

          1. BIG TONES
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Sure did. They tried to move in a more attractive direction and it didn't work. They have the players, coach was just no good.

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Penalty Brighton

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        sorry FK

      2. kamdaraji
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        wrong team

        1. kamdaraji
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          lol

    • Jindaljain
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      What happened to Lord Lundstram?

      1. BIG TONES
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Tbh extremely unlikely to maintain the stellar returns of this season so far, but I own him and am hoping for something in the second half.

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Connolly wins dangerous free, Gross range.

      Bellerin YC

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Super Dunk* range my bad.