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Alli returns for Spurs as Bergwin drops to the bench

Dele Alli (£8.3m) is straight back in the Spurs line-up for Gameweek 31+ as Spurs host West Ham in a London derby.

The mid-priced midfielder missed Double Gameweek 30+ due to a social-media-related suspension but has no issues breaking back into Jose Mourinho’s team at the first time of asking.

Alli takes up the number 10 role, fulfilled by Erik Lamela (£5.7m) against Manchester United, hoping to get back to his pre-lockdown form, which yielded five attacking returns between Gameweeks 24 and 29.

The return of the England international sees Lamela drop to the bench, but Double Gameweek 30+ goalscorer Steven Bergwijn (£7.4m) suffers the same fate.

His wide-attacking midfield berth has been handed to the returning Lucas Moura (£7.1m), who missed the Manchester United game through injury.

While Alli poses some potential as a differential, the main Fantasy focus from this London derby will, of course, be on Son Heung-min (£9.7m).

The South Korean is owned by just 7.9% worldwide, but he still sits in 40% of squads inside the top 10,000 managers.

Furthermore, 6.7% of those at that level have handed him the armband for Gameweek 31+.

As ever, there is little interest in the West Ham assets, their 4-3-3 line-up probably more encouraging for the 6% invested in Serge Aurier (£4.9m) more than anything else.

Still without a recognised striker in the starting XI due to Sébastien Haller‘s (£6.8m) injury, David Moyes has named a front-three consisting of midfielders.

Pablo Fornals (£6.0m), typically deployed in the middle, sits on one side of Michail Antonio (£6.9m) with Jarrod Bowen (£6.4m) on the other.

West Ham United XI: Fabianski; Cresswell, Balbuena, Diop, Fredericks; Rice, Soucek, Noble; Fornals, Antonio, Bowen.

Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris; B Davies, D Sánchez, Dier, Aurier; Sissoko, Lo Celso; Son, Alli, Moura; Kane.

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1,583 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    This is gonna be one of those GWs where the template blanks hard isn’t it?! 😆

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Yep

    2. Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      100%. The highs of last week will be well forgotten and we'll be looking at a 40ish week

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        As long as we all are and not too many of the casuals in my MLs get lucky then I’m ok with it!

  2. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 3 days ago

    My record with Son:

    Owner: 0 goals, 3 red cards
    Non-owner: 51 goals, 0 red cards

    I've decided to get the RC out of the way early on this time, less painful that way

    1. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Good of you. Taking one for the team like that.

    2. Vazza
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Are you going to have him next game week? Please confirm ASAP so that we can plan our teams accordingly. Thanks

        1. Team Cruel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          I'm most likely free hitting next GW so probably not. Haul incoming in that game if he avoids suspension tonight

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

      Son looking like a very expensive waste.

      WC template falling apart already.

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        This

      2. NABIL - 1 season 1der
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Son was a waste in my FH team last week. New owners to feel the same this week, unfortunately.

      3. Danstoke82
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        He always trolls me yet I fall for it and go back to him every time. I never learn!

    4. jjesus
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      GOALLLLLL.... Benfica!!!
      🙂

      1. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Ban

      2. Teahupo'o
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Vieira,rua!

    5. Differentiator
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Doosra yellow

    6. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Son just walking around on the wing looking clueless

    7. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Kane shot saved

    8. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Kane with a bap builder.

    9. DandyDon
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Fernandes 100% effective ownership, 93% KDB, Salah 78%, Jimenez 93%. Alli 2%. I know who needs to score in my team this week!

    10. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Son is playing very wide.

      1. Lucy2019
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Michael Owens, is that you?

        1. Gudjohnsen
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          If Spurs concede and don't score they will lose the game.

          1. Whazza
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            4 months, 3 days ago

            False. West Ham could score more own goals than goals.

            1. Karhumies
              • 8 Years
              4 months, 3 days ago

              You nailed it.

    11. Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Flappy to end with a 10 pointer?

      1. GOTHAM City F.C.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Then there's a penalty save

      2. ReindeerHotdog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 months, 3 days ago

        No way Spurs don't score in this game. Even if it's 0-0 at half time they'll get a couple.

    12. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 3 days ago

      That was brilliant from fab

    13. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Dele loves standing as far away as he possibly can from the ball doesn't he

      1. GOTHAM City F.C.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        No negative baps for not trying

      2. Deulofail
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Raumdeuter 😀

        1. Coys96
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 3 days ago

          Not keen on it tbh

    14. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      No red card for Son today, please.

    15. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      That was a pretty good pass attempt by Kane, tbf.

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Very

      2. SuperMane Returns
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Right into the hands of the running back.

    16. SuperMane Returns
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      How is Harry Mahomes doing? Surely he feels at home in this stadium?

    17. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Would really love Son to deliver some points for me just once. Every time I fall into his trap he blanks. I need to learn. Here’s to hoping he proves me wrong tonight and does something of note!

    18. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Son is wasted in this position

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        I agree.

    19. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Another absolute garbage game. PL losing customers over this crap

    20. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Flappy Hands is class tbf. Always loved him as an FPL keeper

    21. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Definitely downgrading son if no other pressing issues this week

    22. TheSteel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Alli is horrendous

    23. Differentiator
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Aurier bap builder

    24. Berbs
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Great headed clearance from Kane.

    25. SuperMane Returns
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Kane sighting in penalty box

    26. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Aurier BPS king.

    27. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      It would set you back about £100 to see this live. Mind boggles.

    28. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Kane looking good

      1. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 3 days ago

        Aye,he is presenting a real threat since that water break.

    29. Differentiator
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Spurs boiling the kettle

    30. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 3 days ago

      Another 60 long minutes without KAne and Son