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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. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Varsicle.....

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

    Shocking.

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

    Madness

  4. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Aguero to get the next pen 😆

  5. tm245
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Horrible viewing as an Aguero owner.

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

    Sterling dive so?

    1. pulpy77
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Should be a second yellow.

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

    Sterling red??

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

    So many bad decisions. So many

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

    If Salah or Mane dived like sterling they'd be hated by everyone out there

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

    Mourinho from villain to hero

  11. TheDragon
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 7 days ago

    How was that not given?

    And if it’s not given how isnt it a second yellow for sterling?

  12. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    VAR’s having a giraffe 😀

  13. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Surely he’s going off

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

    Sterling should be off here

  15. Sgt Frank Drebin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Clear stone pen what is going on today?

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

    I love this. Too few games feel like rivalries these days.

    LiVARpool strikes again though, that was another clear penalty on Sterling

  17. Jimmers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    What would have happened if Spurs had scored before the penalty decision had been given??????

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

      No goal.

  18. BobB
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Why is Winks of all people getting booked in this?

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

    Sterling should be off for diving then if it’s not a pen

    1. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Could be contact but ref let's it go because the ball was hooned off the pitch

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

    Sterling deserved red twice

  21. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Send Sterling off!
    Send Sterling off!
    Send Sterling off!

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

    scenes

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

    anybody own lloris?

  24. Miniboss
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 7 days ago

    So Sterling out now?

  25. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    LOL

  26. Deulofail
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Just play on for 3 mins and then decide.

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

    Not watching, SofaScore going crazy. Can someone tell me what’s happened? Was the pen taken and then disallowed??

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      WTF this is hilarious. Pen was given 2 minutes after the incident. Missed by Gundo. And right after, Sterling goes down in the box and it's ruled no PK.

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

    How is the diving cheat still on?

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

      This

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

      England international.

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

    No booking for a dive??

    What a joke

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

    Sterling lucky