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Jota on the Wolves bench as Arsenal go with 3-4-3 formation

Diogo Jota (£6.2m) finds himself on the bench for Wolves as Arsenal coe to Molineux.

Nuno Espirito Santo has gone with the 3-5-2 formation that usually features the Portuguese international, instead pairing Raúl Jiménez (£8.3m) with Adama Traoré (£5.8m).

The rest of the Wolves team is as expected, with Matt Doherty (£6.4m) and Jonny (£5.4m) providing width for the five-man midfield in front of a the settled back-three of Romain Saïss (£4.7m), Conor Coady (£5.1m) and Willy Boly (£4.8m).

Meanwhile, Arsenal have gone with a 3-4-3 formation for the second match in a row after deploying it with great success against Norwich.

Sead Kolasinac (£5.2m) is part of the back-three once again, while Kieran Tierney (£5.3m) and Cédric Soares (£4.8m) find themselves in midfield as wing-backs.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.0m) sits on the left-hand side of the front-three, joined there Eddie Nketiah (£4.4m) and Bukayo Saka (£4.7m).

Wolves XI: Patrício; Saïss, Coady, Boly; Jonny, Neves, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Doherty; Jiménez, Traoré.

Arsenal XI: Martínez; Kolasinac, Luiz, Mustafi; Tierney, Xhaka, Ceballos, Cédric; Aubameyang, Nketiah, Saka.

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1,058 Comments Post a Comment
  1. GREEN IS GOOD
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Can Doherty come back on?

  2. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Saiss suspended for the next 2 ?

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      No.

  3. NABIL - 1 season 1der
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Dohertyyy

    It's permissible right?

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      High five

  4. RamaJama
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Martinez has been great value, cs every match

    1. riot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Sure, but Pope's still outscored comfortably

    2. Legendary!
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Benched him

  5. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Great performance from Arsenal.

    It’ll take time but Arteta is the way.

    1. Srv210
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Serious confidence boost For arsenal, Arteta has been doing some good stuff...financial support from board and get players to fit his system and Arteta can rebuild the squad

  6. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    How's Laca first in BPS?

    1. Rainer
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Forward goal BPS

    2. Wild Rover
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      The only one who’s not been crap

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Or didn't get much time to show how crap he is 😀

  7. Says
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Saiss scheisse

  8. Legendary!
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Benched the wrong keeper #facepalm

  9. Leo10
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Arsenal playing like they're all on a 500k clean sheet bonus here lol

    1. Ginkapo FPL
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      .......

      They are

  10. GREEN IS GOOD
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    David Luiz essential

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Is that a name of a shampoo?

  11. FALSE PROFIT
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    I cannot understand why They are going to sign Jadon Sancho. where will he get a regular 1st team spot?

    1. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      United?

      You need a strong squad, not a strong XI. Rashford, Martial & Greenwood can rotate over the other 2 positions. Plenty of games.

      1. FALSE PROFIT
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        I know. United being the super power in football, for the last 5 years are expecting nothing but the best. (smile)
        I stil think Sancho should be way down the shopping list.
        Defenders are required IMO

        1. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          They've had one of the best defences in Europe this season. When there are errors, they are painfully obvious, like the Maguire and DDG blunders, but that shouldn't cloud that they've had 11 clean sheets in the last 16 games. They are good players, but grab headlines when there's a huge error.

          The main reason for dropped points this season has been the inability to break down buses, particularly when Pogba, Rashford, Martial were out injured. Creative depth is arguably more important imo.

          1. FALSE PROFIT
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            More due to Good forward players. I like Wan B though.

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Greenwood is #9 playing on RW just for the sake of first team minutes.

      1. FALSE PROFIT
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        And so is Rashford on the wing.

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Rashford Tony are LW
          Too many of them in the team
          Sanchez James are LW too.

      2. FALSE PROFIT
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        In fact, you could say all Man U forwards are playing out of position. Kai Havertz a better proposition IMO

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 1 day ago

          He's a CAM right ??
          Tbh I'd give anything to see a proper RW playing in United jersey

          1. FALSE PROFIT
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            I was being a little "tongue in cheek" I like all English sides to do well. Just ManU is about 20 on my list. (smile)

          2. FALSE PROFIT
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Actually A right wing IMO

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Ohkk
              I didn't know that. Chelsea seems to have taken control over his transfer from what I remember.
              One RW & One CDM is key for United

              1. FALSE PROFIT
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Yep Kais is a central Atacking Mid. Chelsea have got him probably. They have bought the three best players coming to England so far, with the exception of Bruno.

          3. FALSE PROFIT
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Sorry Havertz yes CAM

  12. Amey
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Jota is playing full 90
    Arsenal playing good football
    Vardy scoring goals again
    WTF is happening 😀

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Jota came on

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        My bad ...

    2. Would Ed Woodward
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Jota started on the bench.

    3. Ginkapo FPL
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Jota didnt start

    4. SuperMane Returns
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Jota came on, he didn't start

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Okay okay.
        Got it
        🙂

    5. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      FPL mate swings happen every single day

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Aye..
        Congratulations on Captain fantastic 😉

    6. Srv210
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I think Arteta is doing some good stuff but needs good players and financial support from board

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Will get it
        He's your last hope to stay relative on title talk imho

    7. Wild Rover
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Best way to get loads of replies is to post an error 😉

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Ha ha.
        They say if you want to know something, say something wrong about it 😀

      2. riot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        There's a law about that

  13. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Can someone wake Auba up for his owners

    1. Tempestic
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      His owners should have bailed after last week

  14. Right In The Stanchion
      1 month, 1 day ago

      As an arsenal fan, this little winning run is encouraging. Thought we’d lose or draw this today. Nice surprise

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Good to see that for neutral

      2. Srv210
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Yes, good for the team's confidence

    • Bubz
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Cant believe Iv ended up wasting an extra 1m and a Utd spot on De Gea instead of Martinez

      1. Strchld
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Same. Awful decision

      2. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Same lol. Neednto use 2 transfers tonget greenwood in now

      3. The Littlest Robbo
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Yup, I feel same

      4. riot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Think it's been 4 years since a united spot was relevant to be fair

      5. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        arsenal have tougher games now so hopefully ddg decision will pay off

    • Mr.K
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Auba & Jimenez -> Rashford & Greenwood worth a -4?

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        people taking loads of hits is the only way for me to climb back up so yes please 🙂

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          auba to kane ?

          1. Mr.K
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            I've grown quite wary of Kane...

            1. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              bournemouth though...

      2. Victor6359
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Yip I would

    • Totalfootball
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Repost
      Guys since salah and mane are mids and firmino a striker , will same way rashford and greenwood be classified as mids next season ?
      And martial as a striker ?

      1. Leo10
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Logically they should relist Rashford as a midfielder... which is why they won't.

        1. Tempestic
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Ofc they will

      2. Wild Rover
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Possibly

      3. riot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        I see the next change in fpl being to split miss into def and atk

    • Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      martinez foden greenwood there really were some bargains to do on wc, shame i never picked any...

    • FALSE PROFIT
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I think there is a slight chance Greenwood will go up in price tonight.

      1. Pompel
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Well, I'll buy him, for one

      2. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        100% going up
        I think I'm going to do an early transfer after so many GW's
        Just like good old times 😀

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Auba blank beautiful

      1. Nomar
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Sadly negated by Jimi blank too.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Was a risk but I sold him for Greenwood this week

          1. Nomar
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Good move.

    • Mr.K
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Actually scratch my previous question cause I have a better one. I have my WC, Bench Boost and Free Hit left. I believe you can't play Free Hit and Bench Boost during the same week so would it make sense to WC now, play bench boost and then I still have my free hit for the last GW or somesuch?

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        fh for 38. how is your team looking ? wc36 bb37 and fh 38 could be gold green arrows galore 🙂

        1. Mr.K
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          This is more or less what I was thinking. My team isn't terrible but I wouldn't mind reorganizing. I do have dead weight like Hanley and Cantwell in addition to the Auba & Jimenez I'd like to get rid of. Strictly speaking I could manage with WC but I don't really see why I would wait on it either.

          1. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            nice luxury to have, gl 🙂

            1. Mr.K
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Cheers!

    • Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Rash + Jimi to Greenwood + Kane looking good.

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        I'm doing Rashford DCL >> Kane Greenwood

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          for free ?

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Hit 😛

            1. Weasel Boy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Same

              1. Ajax Hamsterdam
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                will you captain kane ?

                1. Weasel Boy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  thinking KDB

                2. Amey
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  Nope
                  KDB for me

            2. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              If I had saved my transfer i would do this move i think. for a hit not so sure. both rashford and dcl have nice fixtures. i m thinking saving then dcl and rashford to vardy and greenwood for free following gw (vardy has bournemouth then)

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Thanks for the information about Vardy.
                Actually Kane & Vardy fixtures are exactly opposite i guess
                And it's the Bournemouth fixture that is appealing me for Kane.
                Re Vardy, I don't think I'll own him again this season

    • mccormibar
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Looking forward to Neco Williams first start tomorrow.

      1. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        For Mane

    • Blue&White85
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Best option? 2 FTs & 0 ITB. Plan to BB this week.

      A. Cantwell & Rashford to Mahrez & Greenwood + 0.7

      B. Jimenez & Rashford to Kane & Greenwood +1.6

      C. Cantwell, Jimenez & Rashford to Pulisic, Jesus & Greenwood +0.4 (-4)

      Ederson Pope
      TAA Maguire Boly Holgate Femenía
      Salah KDB Martial Saka Cantwell
      Rashford Jimenez DCL

    • DandyDon
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      So my first 3 players got me 35 and 3 wolves just the 5. Massive Patrício fail compared to Pope last few weeks.

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        WC after that 5-0 loss? 🙁

    • Gabhini Gupini
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Who to get in for Jiminez? Manu quota full.

      1. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Kane?

      2. Nomar
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Vardy

    • Pompel
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Well, I'll buy him, for one

      1. Pompel
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        😳 fsil reply

    • Nomar
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Jimi to Vardy?

      Vardy won’t **** about with that Arsenal defence like Wolves did today, right?

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Sold Martinez 🙂

      1. Niho992
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Sold Vardy

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          ouch

      2. Nomar
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Got him. Played Dubravka.

    • Niho992
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Mount and Pulisic masterclass needed