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Nketiah starts again as Lundstram returns to Sheff Utd line-up

Eddie Nketiah (£4.3m) leads the line for Arsenal again in one of the biggest matches of Double Gameweek 29.

He will be flanked by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.1m) and Nicolas Pépé (£9.2m), both of whom were heavily considered in the transfer market for their two matches over the next couple of days.

The former won our captain poll and was handed the armband by more managers inside the top 10,000 than any other player – so the stakes are high as West Ham come to the Emirates Stadium.

The advanced runs of Bukayo Saka (£4.6m), who has been named at left-back once again, should benefit those invested heavily in Aubameyang, allowing him the support to cut into the penalty area from his left attacking midfield berth.

Elsewhere in the team, Pablo Mari (£4.8m) comes in for his first Premier League start, while Hector Bellerín (£5.4m) drops to the bench.

Among the substitutes in the opposing dugout this afternoon, is Robert Snodgrass (£5.3m), who continues to find himself down the pecking order since Jarrod Bowen (£6.5m) arrived.

The new signing is stationed on the right of attacking midfield, flanking Sebastien Haller (£6.8m) with Michail Antonio (£6.9m).

Owners of Adama Traoré (£5.8m) will naturally be frustrated by the Wolves line-up as the winger has been left on the bench.

That has allowed Nuno Espirito Santo to line up his troops in 3-5-2 formation, featuring Matt Doherty (£6.2m) at right wing-back and Diogo Jota (£6.3m) paired up-front with Raúl Jiménez (£8.0m).

As expected, Enda Stevens (£5.1m) slots straight back into the Sheffield United side after picking up an injury against Brighton.

However, a surprise inclusion in the starting line-up is John Lundstram (£4.8m) who features from the beginning for the first time since Gameweek 23.

After a training ground injury forced him into a Blank Gameweek 28 benching, Danny Ings (£7.2m) is back in the Southampton team for the visit of Newcastle.

The Magpies have gone with the 4-4-2 they used against Burnley, featuring Miguel Almirón (£5.8m) up-front alongside Dwight Gayle (£5.0m) and Matt Ritchie (£5.3m) on the right of midfield.

At Crystal Palace, it’s Roberto Pereyra (£5.6m) who comes in for the injured Gerard Deulofeu (£6.1m) while key men Troy Deeney (£6.2m) and Ismaïla Sarr (£6.3m) both start.

Arsenal XI: Leno; Saka, Mari, Luiz, Sokratis; Xhaka, Ceballos; Aubameyang, Ozil, Pepe; Nketiah.

West Ham United XI: Fabianski; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Diop, Ngakia; Noble, Rice; Antonio, Fornals, Bowen; Haller.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Ward, Dann, Cahill, van Aanholt; McCarthy, McArthur, Kouyaté; Zaha, Benteke, Ayew

Watford XI: Foster; Masina, Cathcart, Kabasele, Femenía; Hughes, Capoue, Pereyra, Doucouré, Sarr; Deeney.

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

Norwich City XI: Krul; Lewis, Godfrey, Hanley, Aarons; McLean, Tettey; Cantwell, Duda, Buendia; Pukki.

Southampton XI: McCarthy; Bertrand, Bednarek, J Stephens, Valery; Boufal, Ward-Prowse, Højbjerg, Djenepo; Ings, S Long.

Newcastle United XI: Dúbravka; Rose, Lascelles, Fernández, Maquillo; Saint-Maximin, Hayden, Shelvey, Ritchie; Almirón, Gayle.

Wolves XI: Patrício; Saïss, Coady, Boly; Vinagre, Neves, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Doherty; D Jota, Jiménez.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Ryan; Burn, Webster, Dunk, Montoya; Mooy, Bissouma, Pröpper; Trossard, Maupay, March.

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1,778 Comments Post a Comment
  1. BNMC
      3 months, 29 days ago

      45 from 8. Leno and double Wolves defence was a huge powerplay.

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 29 days ago

        40 from 8 with captain to play . Okay I guess probs average

      2. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        wow, sure beats 5 from 6 🙁

    • 'Broadsword Calling Da…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Bench boost looking so tasty for many, well done to those with the minerals to do it. I still love DGW to play it.

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Cancelled mine last min Robbo news.......

      2. CMJC
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Thanks! 18 with Saka and Soy to play : )

        1. 'Broadsword Calling Da…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 29 days ago

          Nice one!

    • Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Warned you all that aub was a dreadful choice

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Do you want me to link your posts where you are crying that you hadn't captained Aubameyang, or you all good?

        1. YouReds
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 29 days ago

          Busted haha

        2. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 29 days ago

          No thanks

            1. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Delete

            2. CMJC
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Lol links

      2. clodhopper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        He has a game left

      3. jia you jia you
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        many gave you leeway when you've being crying on here in the past so don't go ruining it Fudgster!

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 29 days ago

          Okay my bad

          1. Destroyer of teams
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 29 days ago

            Haha busted

    • Cholito
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 29 days ago

      People here:
      -Did -8 to get Auba/Pepe/Saka etc, when they're playing City (guarantee 2pts) and WHU, which always playing in defensive style under Moyes
      -Crying

      Really can't get it
      Arsenal under Arteta is awful going forward, they can't play vs buses, WHU did well at Etihad (Aguero scored 0 vs them, lol) and vs Pool.

      1. Cholito
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Yeah it seems like i'm saying that after the game, but i wrote this yesterday and "my comment was on review"

        https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/2020/03/04/blank-gameweek-31-fixtures-confirmed-after-fa-cup-ties/?hc_page=2&hc_sort_by=comment_date#hc_comment_21765922

      1. Holmes
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        I don't think Brighton sit back though

        1. Lindelol
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 29 days ago

          *lower table teams

      2. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Why do you need validation from others about being right/smart? Believe in yourself.Example I KNOW I am right majority times and take.the high road. Good rank history and good life speaks for itself. The day you realize this simple.wisdom.you will be always content

        1. Lindelol
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 29 days ago

          Yeah I am doing that this season and its working. upto 6k now

          1. RECKLESS
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 29 days ago

            Great work and great attitude. Goodluck!

      3. Destroyer of teams
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Bore off mate

    • New Article Posted
    • Amey
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Those disappointed that they watched Arsenal game, I watched Wolves game. Almost felt asleep 2/3 times 😀

    • Niho992
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Just noticed that all my players plays away next GW.

    • Holmes
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Thats why I don't like to have a bench. Fernandez 7 pointer stuck in bench...

      1. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Thats why have Robbo 😉 Lascalles from bench. Hopefully him and mccarthy will help me.stay on rank as long as Pope doesnt keep cleanie today

    • Rolls-Royce
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Looks like no BAPS for Hendo. 🙁

      1. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Phew

    • HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Not many players left - just Pereira, Alonso, Bruno and Auba - should I be worried

    • Ole Trafford
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Doing pretty good this week but taking a hit to do Greenwood to Jota is annoying when I could have saved and done it for free this week.

      1. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        one more player for dgw...I did hit for.Martial to.Sarr but its just -2 as anyway dont have full 11 ror gw 31

    • AzzaroMax99
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      And I almost bought Auba for -8. LoL

      1. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Never trust Arse too much

    • gooberman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      The still 38.4% owned Lundstram back with another haul to benefit the casuals who should have sold him by now. What a joke!

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Ghost teams

        1. dansmusen
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 29 days ago

          Lots of active teams in my ML have him...joke

      2. DandyDon
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Frustratingly finally sold him this week for Doherty. Did not think he would start. Fair play to him though looks like he took his chance.

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      54 plus Pereira, Maddison, Vardy party and KdB to go any good?

    • NorwichCityLad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      5.9 best cantwell replacement? I'm thinking doucoure

    • Iggypop
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Lolin at any1 who put faith in arsenal

      1. Cholito
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 29 days ago

        +

    • Colonel Shoe 肝池
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      My pre WC team absolutely killed me

    • gooberman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      As an Aubameyang non owner I'm fairly pleased with the gameweek so far. 36pts with KDB (C), Grealish, Perez and Vardy still to play.

      1. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Patience always helps..In my case Sarr for hit dint pay off bit hopefully over next 2. Some.despos did Vardy to Auba before AVL! Panic at its best

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Bonus final or still calc?

    • RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Arse is only good for spanking..In life as well as in Fpl

    • HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      McC penalty save cancelled out by pretty well every other populate keeper keeping a CS 🙁

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Don't be that guy

      2. DandyDon
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 29 days ago

        This and Leno’s extra save/mom points. Oh well

      3. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Crib only if Pope keeps cleanie as he is most owned in active teams