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Aguero returns to the City starting XI as Bergwijn makes Spurs debut

Gameweek 25 comes to a conclusion at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with Manchester City the visitors to north London.

Kick-off is at 16:30 GMT.

Pep Guardiola has made a couple of changes to the side that beat Sheffield United in their last Premier League game.

The main one from a Fantasy perspective concerns Sergio Aguero (£12.0m), who replaces Gabriel Jesus (£9.5m) as City’s central striker.

Ilkay Gundogan (£5.2m) also comes into midfield, with centre-back Aymeric Laporte (£6.3m) not part of the matchday squad.

City look to be back in a 4-3-3 following their dalliances with a wing-back system in recent weeks.

Kevin De Bruyne (£10.7m) makes his 17th successive Premier League start in central midfield, while Raheem Sterling (£11.7m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m) retain their places either side of Aguero.

Jose Mourinho makes three changes to the side that started the win over Norwich City, one of which sees winger Steven Bergwijn (£7.5m) make his debut following his £26.7m move from PSV Eindhoven.

Davinson Sanchez (£5.3m) and budget FPL defender Japhet Tanganga (£4.0m) also come into the starting XI, with Ryan Sessegnon (£5.4m), Jan Vertonghen (£5.2m) and Erik Lamela (£5.7m) all dropping to the bench.

Only two sides have kept fewer clean sheets than Spurs since Jose Mourinho took charge, although the Lilywhites have conceded fewer big chances than any other team in that time.

No team has scored more goals on the road than Manchester City in 2019/20, with Guardiola’s troops having found the back of the net on 34 occasions in their 12 away fixtures.


Spurs XI: Lloris, Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Tanganga, Winks, Lo Celso, Dele, Bergwijn, Son, Lucas.

Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Zinchenko, Rodrigo, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Mahrez, Sterling, Aguero.

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2,087 Comments Post a Comment
  1. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Sterling injured...

    Aguero 100% nailed 😎

    1. potatoace'scott talent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Sane coming back

      1. SHOOTER MCGINN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Might take a punt on Sane if there's any indication he's back in the next couple

    2. Skalla
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Nobody is 100% nailed with Pep, could rest him for Champs league...

      1. Regin
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        city league game on 9th. CL game on 19th i think

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Ederson & KdB say hi

  2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Kdb assist!

    Helps sterling off the pitch

  3. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Sterling down in the box again without contact.

  4. Niho992
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Finally some great news for Pep. Sterling is injured

  5. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    England Euros ruined

    1. Skalla
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Greenwood hype!

    2. No Professionals
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Or saved, sterling is awful

      1. Giggs Boson.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Kane and Sterling are amazing together for England.

    3. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Saved more like.. now Southgate has an excuse to play better players

    4. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      did Lingard get injured?

  6. Skalla
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Dier on
    B Silva on

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Dier just went off (Sterling)

  7. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Fingers crossed hes out so he doesnt take up a valuable attacking spot against West Ham

    1. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Lol

  8. SB007
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Silva off. Opens door for Jesus and Mahrez.

    1. SB007
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Sterling i meant.

  9. HurriKane
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Son is miles better than Overrated, Cheating Tap in merchant Sterling

    Anyone who disagree needs their head checked

    1. Sailboats
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Don't mean to be rude, but everybody knows that

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Is Son better than Kane?

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Yes

      2. Tinkermania
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yes

        • Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD - se…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          I prefer son to kane as a spurs fan. Different players but i don't think Kane has been the same player since his ankle went the first time personally.

        • HurriKane
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yh Certainly got more to his game. Speed, dribbling, creativity

          Kane is all about finishing

      3. Athletic Nasherbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Sterling having a poor season in the prem that’s all.

      4. The Neville Wears Prada
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Son is Asian. Sterling is English.

        1. Over Midwicket
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Korean* Don't generalize

          1. The Neville Wears Prada
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Are you ok?

          2. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD - se…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            That's rediculous

          3. Here Comes The Son ★
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            South Korean*

            Don't generalize.

            1. The Neville Wears Prada
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Top KEK

      5. Pro Pundit PUMPKINHEAD - se…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Sonny is massively underrated. I agree with this but i'm probably biased .

      6. Tinkermania
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yes he is. And better than Kane unless you have the English bias.

      7. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Week until West Ham. Why wouldn't Aguero start?

        1. No Professionals
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          He probably will

        2. Gobigorgohome
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          pep

        3. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Because Jesus does

        4. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Big Aguero haul next GW. No Sterling on the pitch to mess up attacks.

        5. FDMS All Starz
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Pep is known to do crazy things and Jesus isn’t exactly in bad form

      8. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Ndombele pathetic.

      9. Dirty Harry
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Pep playing for the 2-0

      10. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Mahrez+Vardy >> Son+Ings (-4)?

        1. MaticMVP
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Yes.

        2. FPL Pillars
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Vardeh will return to form, best bet is to keep. Who else do you have upfront

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Kun. Greenwood

      11. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Textbook Fernandinho, Pep proud!

      12. MoManeTaa
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Wud u rather sell KDB instead of Son to bring Mane in?

        1. Gobigorgohome
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          huh

        2. No Professionals
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          I'm considering selling KDB yes

        3. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          I'd consider it, but won't be selling him before West Ham.

        4. Giggs Boson.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          All 3 could do well next week. Save if you can.

      13. Tinkermania
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Spurs do so well against City when they don't have some lazy so and so on the pitch waiting for a penalty or a tap in. They all put in the work rate without the ''best striker in the World'' (smh) on the pitch.

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Can say what you want about Kane as an FPL asset but hes not "lazy"

            1. Tinkermania
                2 months, 7 days ago

                I forgot those bursting runs past defenders.

            2. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Game should have been over at half time.

            3. Wilshere Knowledge
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              They’ve been absolutely battered?

          2. Herman Toothrot
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            I'm even more annoyed at Lord.

            I'd have Tanganga coming off the bench too 🙁

            1. The Neville Wears Prada
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh

          3. Niho992
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 7 days ago

            -22. It s very cold in Manchester

            1. Gobigorgohome
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              thats why Winter break

          4. Egg noodle
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Whose assist was the missed penalty?

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Aguero

            2. Gobigorgohome
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              kun

            3. badgerboy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Aguero

            4. Skalla
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Aguero

            5. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Kun

            6. Dirty Harry
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Kun

            7. Athletic Nasherbo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Aguero

              1. Egg noodle
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                Thanks all

            8. Over Midwicket
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Kunito

          5. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            3 - Lloris (41)
            2 - Bergwijn (29)
            1 - Son (26)

            1. Skalla
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Come on Son, Bergwijn not even on the pitch anymore!

            2. Over Midwicket
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Cmon Son.. An assist would mean points

              1. Over Midwicket
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 7 days ago

                5*

          6. Gobigorgohome
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Almost KDB assit

          7. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Lloris injured

          8. FDMS All Starz
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Thoughts on:

            Vardy-Haller-Martial——>Jiménez-Son-Ings ((-4))

          9. Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            KDB in the mood.

          10. Gobigorgohome
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Almost KDB goal

          11. Chucky
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            KDB grab a goal my son..

          12. ZeBestee
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            After all those chances for City, Aurier comes out with a CS, Son scores with pretty much his only chance of the game and Kun, KDB, Mahrez and co. come out of the game with nothing. You've got to love FPL.

          13. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            KDB injures Lloris

          14. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Oh mate that KDB goal would have been perfect.

          15. Gobigorgohome
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Jesus(C) next week looks good

            1. Over Midwicket
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Lol so salty

            2. Gudjohnsen
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Too risky imo

            3. _Ninja_
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Salah.

            4. ALI_G
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              what so he can get 4 points?