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Martial comes through injury doubt to start for Man United

Anthony Martial (£7.6m) has come through his pre-match injury doubts to start for Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium.

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hinted that he wasn’t sure if the Frenchman could feature from the beginning in Gameweek 16 but it looks as if he might have been playing mind-games ahead of such an important match.

Martial’s presence means that Manchester United’s attack is largely at full-strength for their trip across the city, Marcus Rashford (£8.8m) and Daniel James (£6.1m) either side of him.

However, the main Fantasy focus of this match is naturally going to be on the hosts and, thankfully, there are very few shocks and surprises.

Raheem Sterling (£11.9m) and Gabriel Jesus (£9.6m) form two-thirds of the front-three with Bernardo Silva (£7.9m) also included in the starting line-up.

Kevin de Bruyne (£10.3m) and David Silva (£7.6m) are both present in central midfield while Angeliño (£4.7m) gets a second start in a row at left-back.

Manchester City XI: Ederson; Angeliño, Fernandinho, Stones, Walker; de Bruyne, D Silva, Rodrigo; Sterling, Jesus, B Silva.

Manchester United XI: De Gea; Shaw, Maguire, Lindelöf, Wan-Bissaka; Fred, McTominay; Rashford, Lingard, D James; Martial.

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1,597 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Egg noodle
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Wtf is Rashford doing? Was expecting at least a brace today

    1. Jindaljain
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Ya he is playing for you to score atleast brace

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Exactly, we are greedy

  2. TeddiPonza
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Sell KdB for Son? Already have Alli.

    1. fgdu
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      yh

    2. Jindaljain
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Not everyday son will score like that

    3. tomasjj
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      KDB is perhaps the best player in the league, playing for the second best team.
      I'd say he is valuable, long term.

  3. Regin
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Allegro correctly said we have been incorrectly following pep last 20 years

  4. JohnBlack
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Jimenez, Ings, Pulisic, Tomori >> Rashford, Abraham, Alli, Kelly (-8)

    Yay or nay?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      If you do it before full time, you might get all their points too.

      Not tonight.

  5. Mr.K
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Sterling & Mount -> Son & Alli?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Yes

  6. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Martial to Pulisic has cost me 7 points -_-

  7. PogBruno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    #DaveSaves

  8. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Not City's day. On another day some of these shots would have gone in.

  9. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    AWB may finally get that CS & max bonus.

    Long time to go yet though 😉

  10. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Champions of europe ! Champions of England !

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Leicester City 2020-2021

    2. Jindaljain
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Sheffield united

  11. FDMS All Starz
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Which one?

    A) Mount -> Alli

    B) Ings -> Rashford

    1. Sailboats
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      A

    2. fgdu
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      A

    3. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      B

    4. Jindaljain
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Both

  12. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    City massively miss Aguero. Jesus has been anonymous this second half.

  13. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Dabber almost had something to post on his Instagram tonight

  14. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    The Citeh ultras!

  15. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Fred hit with something

  16. Yank Revolution
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Classy fans there at the Etihad

  17. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    City fan being stupid. Throwing stuff at Man Utd players. Disgraceful.

  18. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Fine & points deductions needed!

  19. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Lol Man City actually have fans

  20. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Brilliant to see the passion

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      From whom?

  21. FDMS All Starz
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Kdb looks very threatening when city attack but seems like he is the only one trying, needs the likes of Kun and Sane to finish off the chances he makes

  22. SomeoneKnows
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    A) KDB > Son
    B) Pulisic > Alli (-4)

    * I've got 0.8 value rise from KDB and only 0.1 value rise from Pulisic

    1. Am sorry to say again it�…
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      No

    2. fgdu
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      B

  23. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    No need to wonder where their bitterness comes from.

    Their manager oozes it.

  24. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    City fans... most classless of the league in every way

    1. Nicepix
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Same bait over and over again. Give it a rest.

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Whats the bait? and who tf are you?

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Salty city supporter I presume. Get some class lad.

        2. Nicepix
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          Its the same smelly bait that you keep postingover and over again. Is Reddit down or something?

          1. the axolotl
            • 9 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Dunno why he doesn't just go on a livestream shoutbox . Would seem his natural habitat.

          2. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Link to where I posted the same thing or piss off you brainlet

        3. Slouch87
          • 4 Years
          9 months, 26 days ago

          You really are a classless kock. Always trying to incite others with idiotic posts , working off wild incorrect assumptions it's tits like you that should be banned from this site as opposed to others who have been for far less . And don't start that tiresome obsession nonsense again . If you behave constantly like a di*K you should be called out for it.

          1. ‘Tis the Season
            • 2 Years
            9 months, 26 days ago

            Geez don’t let this Tw@t get to you mate. Not even worth the typing. Some sad chap who has lost his FPL luck and can’t handle sucking! Ignore.

    2. Wilshere Knowledge
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Let’s be honest, most football fans are awful.

    3. Jindaljain
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      We will pause the match you guys continue

  25. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    What a dive from sterling

  26. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Sterling flop.

    9/10 - he's no Tom Daley.

    1. Wilshere Knowledge
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      I appreciate his commitment to my FPL team though.

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Every dive without a booking is appreciated by FPL gaffers 😉

  27. Noah’s Ark
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    If VAR just ruled that no penalty then surely it’s a yellow card for a dive

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      English players don't dive.

  28. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    What will the punishment from the FA be? Empty stadium would be harsh on the three City supporters.

    1. Jurgen Flopp
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Lol Empithad

      1. Jurgen Flopp
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 26 days ago

        Emptihad

  29. Wizard of Ozil
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Anyone here hiding behind the sofa due to not having any City Assets anymore. I got rid of Sterling and David Silva last GW.
    Thank God for Son. What a goal!!!

  30. PogBruno
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 26 days ago

    Worried for arsenal next week

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 26 days ago

      Why