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Another start for Greenwood as unchanged United take on Villa in Gameweek 34+ finale

The final fixture of Gameweek 34+ sees Aston Villa take on Manchester United.

Kick-off at Villa Park is at 20:15 BST.

There is little in the way of seismic team news, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named an unchanged starting XI for the fourth league game in a row.

Mason Greenwood (£4.7m) gets another start down the right flank, then, with Bruno Fernandes (£8.9m), Paul Pogba (£8.3m), Marcus Rashford (£9.1m) and Anthony Martial (£8.3m) supporting the budget FPL forward in attack.

There is only one change for Aston Villa, meanwhile, as Mbwana Samatta (£5.3m) comes into Dean Smith’s line-up to replace Keinan Davis (£4.3m).

Rashford, Martial and Greenwood are all owned between 46% and 51% of the top 10k, with Fernandes sitting in more than nine in ten Fantasy squads among this elite bunch.

Just under 20% of the top 10,000 FPL managers have captained the Portuguese midfielder.

Fernandes has averaged 8.9 points per match since he joined the Red Devils in January.


Aston Villa XI: Reina, Konsa, Hause, Mings, Taylor, Grealish, Luiz, McGinn, El Ghazi, Trezeguet, Samatta.

Manchester United XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Matic, Pogba, Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford, Martial.

FPL Lessons Learned From Gameweek 34+

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  1. BigBillyBass
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Is Kane essential?

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      As always

  2. sully29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Spurs the first side not to have a shot on target against BOU since Middlesbrough in March 2015.

    1. Stoic
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      That's shameful tbh

    2. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Helluva stat. Take a bow.

  3. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Kane to Benteke seems like an obvious move this week.

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

    Rico 35
    Aurier 31
    Vert 30

    BPS were changed well after FT last night to give Pope a BAP so check Marks team, Aurier might get 3 yet.

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Rico legend

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Punished me for losing him on WC in GW8 🙁

  5. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Can't wait for ignorant Bruno owners to celebrate his points even if they didn't captain him

    1. thomashl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      I think it’s important to pi$$ on everything.

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

      Gain if he scores/assists your other assets at least.

      Hopefully a red tonight though.

      1. thomashl
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Yeah, player synergy will get you places anyway I think

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

      Imagine celebrating your players getting points. Couldn’t ever imagine.

  6. Team Cruel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    John Moss ref. He loves stopping the game every minute so he can catch his breath. Think United are in for a tough evening with Rash and Martial blanking

    1. thomashl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Hahaha. Yeah, I’m not a big body shamer irl, but there’s something a bit comical about watching Jon Moss running

    2. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Moss and Dean. Two worst referees in the PL.

  7. fr3d
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Danny fkn Ings

    1. brianutd-why always we? 20
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Benched I know tell me

  8. Slim25
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Am in a bit of a dilemma with this team;
    Pope (3.9)
    TAA, Aurier, Ritchie (Holgate, Robinson)
    Mane, Bruno, Martial, Mahrez, Pulisic
    Kane, Jimi (Nketiah)

    Do I
    A; use 1ft to swap Kane for Vardy, free hit week after.
    B; free hit now and focus on Leicester and West Ham fixtures.

    Cheers guys

  9. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Despite the resurgence under Arteta, I wouldn’t be rushing Kane or Son out before a NLD, it’s not like we’re strapped for cash this season.

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      I see what you're doing...

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Vardy Party Calling

    3. sully29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Would happily take Vardy, Ings and United attacker over Kane. Don't see why anyone wouldn't make those moves.

      And there are even more potential replacements for Son.

    4. brianutd-why always we? 20
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      If Son can only get 1 pt v BOU then he’s history

  10. Red Rock
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Was Kane really as bad as his 2 point gameweek would suggest? I didn't watch the game.

    Deciding whether to keep for Arsenal because he loves scoring Vs them, or get Hardy/Ings

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Vardy
      Mic drop

      1. Vazza
        2 months, 11 days ago

        And rank drop too?

        1. Amey
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 11 days ago

          That is inevitable !
          FPL is a game where we play to drop OR

          1. Red Rock
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Can confirm, evidence is this season

    2. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Deserved 6, 4 for his clean sheet work

      1. Red Rock
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Haha where is the petition for Kane to be reclassed as a Def?

    3. BigBillyBass
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Right now Welbeck is a better option than Kane so you should get Welbeck

      1. Red Rock
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Lukaku is a better option at this rate, at least you can't be disappointed

        1. BigBillyBass
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Yes Lukaku another better option

  11. Amey
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Greenwood you have to score 3 more points than Rashford 😀
    Show them who's the best finisher in the United team !!

  12. riot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Waiting for DCL to score points becoming the nightmare that never ends

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      sold him before my fh team gw 30 and paid an extra 0.2 to buy him back and he s lost all that value again, selling for vardy this gw 🙂

  13. The Littlest Robbo
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    How lively did Ings look today? I might get him instead of Vardy

    1. Noah’s Ark
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Very

    2. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 11 days ago

      He can wait for one GW
      United are good defensively

      1. ItOnlyTook9Years
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Eh?!!
        Also, Ings is fixture proof

        1. GloryManUnited
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          What’s the question? All you have to do is look at stats. Pretty simple

  14. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Maguire with a headed goal please

    1. Noah’s Ark
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Owned him for such a long period and changed AWB last week on WC. So it’s likely 😉

      1. brianutd-why always we? 20
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        I swapped VVD for AWB last week and that failed

  15. thomashl
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    So, when do you think Mou gets the boot?

    People have obviously been saying this while he coached Utd, but it’s almost sad to see how he works now

    1. Red Rock
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      He should never have been allowed back in a PL team. Attrocious player management and can't lead, only looks to blame

      1. thomashl
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Yeah, it’s quite astounding frankly. Amazed that Spurs fired Poch for him, when he left his usual scorched earth behind at United.

  16. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Pepe Reina

  17. ItOnlyTook9Years
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    DCL and Jimi to Greenwood and:
    A) Vardy
    B) Rashford

    Other forward is Ings

    1. The Littlest Robbo
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      A

  18. manu4life99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    A) Nketiah > Ings (-4)
    B) Save and start Foden (but miss out on Ings due to price rise)

    1. Red Rock
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      No way you could wait 1 week? United isn't the best fixture

      1. manu4life99
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        I could but I wod miss out if prices change by 0.1

  19. BigBillyBass
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Bruno is the new Hazard

    1. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Just with more work rate & steal

    2. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Pulisic is the new Hazard.

      Bruno is the new Gerrard

      1. BigBillyBass
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Pulisic couldn’t lace Hazard’s boots

        1. GloryManUnited
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Facts

      2. Noah’s Ark
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Yuck don’t do that 😆

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

      Not even remotely similar players

  20. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Here we go Bruno Marcus and Mason

    1. BNMC
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Got the same 3

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      This!

    3. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      +1

    4. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Same 3 😀

  21. Firminoooo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Please no Rashford goal or CS. I can’t take it anymore.

    1. dark91
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Why would a Rashford cs hurt you?

      1. Vazza
        2 months, 11 days ago

        I think he meant no Man U clean sheet in general

        1. dark91
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Yes I know, was just joking 😀

  22. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    any players not ‘taking the knee’?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Yeah James McClean.

  23. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Son to

    A. Willian
    B. Pulisic
    C. Mahrez
    D. Foden
    E. Other

    1. mdm
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      C

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Chose Willian

    3. Vazza
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Son to Sterling for free for me this week. So excited.

  24. Mr. O'Connell
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Just one more game and it's finally over

  25. Slim25
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Anyone help with this team?
    Pope (3.9)
    TAA, Aurier, Ritchie (Holgate, Robinson)
    Mane, Bruno, Martial, Mahrez, Pulisic
    Kane, Jimi (Nketiah)

    Do I
    A; use 1ft to swap Kane for Vardy, free hit week after.
    B; free hit now and focus on Leicester and West Ham fixtures.

  26. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    That’s not a pen?

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      No, it’s a Greenwood big chance missed

  27. Nightf0x
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Jimi son kiko/lascels -4
    To
    Vardy/jesus mahrez/foden/antonio 6.1 def

    Yes or No

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      yes

  28. Charan77
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Good evening

    Current gw35 team

    Pope
    TAA, Doherty, AWB
    Dendoncker, Salah, KDB, Fernandes
    Jimenez DCL, Rashford

    Martin, Jack Robinson, Lascelles, Saka

    2 ft's, 0.2itb

    A) Rashford & DCL > Vardy & greenwood
    B) Jimenez, DCL & Doherty > Vardy, Ings & kilman - 4
    C) Rashford, DCL & Martin > Vardy, Greenwood & Foster - 4
    D) Rashford, DCL & Doherty > Vardy, Ings & Egan - 4

    Any suggestions?

    1. brianutd-why always we? 20
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Don’t waste points on a hit.
      DCL to Mason to bank cash too?

  29. Vazza
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Anyone transferring Mane out for Salah this week?

    1. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Looking to bring one in this week ... Salah (burnt me last week) or Mane (nice and rested)

  30. dylano21
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Jimenez + Son => Willian + Vardy (-4)

    1. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      For sure.

    2. brianutd-why always we? 20
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Looks okay

      1. Charan77
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Plus already have AWB & Fernandes from Man Utd