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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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3,353 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Unnecessary yc

  2. el polako
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Need Villa to score.

  3. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    This place is saltier than the Dead Sea 😆

    1. el polako
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Or teenagers socks.

      1. Keep Calm and Play On
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Lmao

    2. Zilla
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Love the meltdown tbh 😀

    3. Right In The Stanchion
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      United are cheating scum with fans Manchester claiming to be superior even though they’ve never even stepped foot in Manchester

  4. balint84
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Beside Azpi which Chelsea defender nailed?

    1. DF
      • 7 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Get alonso
      His no shows have got me barnes' 8 and Taylor's 11.

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      I wouldn’t

  5. Van der Faart
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Officiating is absolutely abysmal in this league. VAR brought in to help but its just made them look even worse.

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      This

    2. ZimZalabim
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      the problem is the PGMOL ego and the fact that they feel threatened by VAR and just go with the on field decision because they feel that, that will keep the credibility of the refs. The implementation has been an absolute joke tbh

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Easy solution is to have the on field ref review the replays on the monitors. It eliminates the issue of anyone overruling anyone else. The ref just gets the benefits of watching replays like we do.

        1. Sgt Frank Drebin
          • 3 Years
          25 days, 20 hours ago

          From the next season PGMOL won't be responsible for VAR. Fifa is taking over all VAR related activities. There probably will be side monitors too.

    3. Keep Calm and Play On
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Not really...if VAR can’t even make the correct decision after watching it in slow motion for 3mins than the ref gets off scot free. I’m still confused as to why in this league no ref seems to ever go to the side monitor and look for themselves? To far of a jog? Série A do it all the time

      1. Van der Faart
        • 8 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Not really what? Not really that bad at their jobs? Kane clearly shoved in the back earlier and it's no penalty but somehow they cant see that its actually a foul by Fernandes on the Villa player? Give me a break.

  6. Egg noodle
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Martial seems to be my only differential

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Me too abeg he scores

  7. Sun Jihai
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Watching the Bruno replay back in slow motion - disgraceful
    Clutching his leg like he's been shot when the Villa player makes no contact
    He's clearly a talented player but ridiculous he resorts to cheating like that

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Well said

    2. Lucy2019
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      mmmmm those points taste even better after reading this post. yum yum

      1. Zim0
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Hahaha XD

      2. brianutd-why always we? 20
        • 9 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Yep

      3. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Seasoning

    3. Budweiser
      • 6 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Let me guess.. you didn't captain Bruno lol

      1. Sun Jihai
        • 8 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Just can't stand play acting in football

        1. Budweiser
          • 6 Years
          25 days, 21 hours ago

          Peps teams do it all the time. Especially that disgusting Barca team he had

    4. Zim0
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Ronaldo did it too

      1. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 8 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Two wrongs don't make a right...

        1. Zim0
          • 1 Year
          25 days, 21 hours ago

          Except in Maths

    5. Zilla
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Well there is a referee and VAR to disallow this "cheating", no blame on him at all lol.

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        I wish fellownutd fans would stop being this embarrassing. He is a great talent but lets not defend balatant cheating

        1. Zilla
          • 2 Years
          25 days, 21 hours ago

          How it's embarrassing mate, who even cares? Do you think all these people would say something if this was against us?

    6. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Feeling totally let down by VAR and the Premier League with that. Has totally destroyed my enjoyment of this match.

      1. brianutd-why always we? 20
        • 9 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Night night big son

    7. Collie01
      • 2 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Wish they could eliminate that sort of thing from the game.

      1. Keep Calm and Play On
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        They can...start handing out cards for diving and it will be halted

    8. lilmessipran
      • 7 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      What do you expect, he is Portuguese

      1. Keep Calm and Play On
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Haha yeah that’s the reason....his heritage. Grow up

    9. Daniel S. - Forgot the GW 3…
      • 11 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Disgraceful decision

    10. GloryManUnited
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 20 hours ago

      HahahahahahahahahahahahahahahHhHhHahHahaahahH

  8. lilmessipran
    • 7 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    United are as good as Madrid when it comes to getting jammy penalties

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Think it is called FFP - Financial Foul Play

      1. Noah’s Ark
        • 7 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        😆

      2. BobbyDoesNotLook
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Best 😀

    2. Skloppy Kops
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      daylight robbery

  9. Big_Andy_GAWA
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Silly, silly boy, AWB. And that fat idiot John Moss books him, too!!!! 🙁

  10. Eric Banternaaa
    • 6 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Pope - Button
    TAA - Doherty - Maguire (Saiss - Holgate)
    KDB - Mahrez - Bruno - Pulisic - Foden
    Kane - Jimenez - Greenwood

    2FT - Kane Foden TAA > Ings Salah 5.5Def

    What’s your thoughts? Would be -4

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Salah could be in for a rest. Keep TAA. Never -4 for a defender unless you are planning BB or DGW imo.

  11. brianutd-why always we? 20
    • 9 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    2 referees can’t be wrong lol

    1. Bun Rab L4D3
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      He's not THAT fat.

      1. brianutd-why always we? 20
        • 9 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Brilliant

  12. Red Rock
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Kane or Jimenez out for Vardy?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Kane

    2. how now brown cow
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Both!

  13. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    AWB got a lot of YC by the looks of things

  14. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Greenwood is basically Aguero now isn’t he? Very similar style

    Jeez he’s going to be great fun to watch in he coming years by the looks of things

    1. el polako
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Or Van Persie.

  15. Right In The Stanchion
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Man Utd penalties 18

    Burnley penalties 2

    How does that honestly happen?

    1. I love Spurs
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Burnley don’t get in the penalty box

    2. how now brown cow
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Unite have players running into the penalty area trying to attack?

    3. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Utd too many penalties

      Burnley probably about right

    4. Greek Freak
      • 4 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Just to let that sink in, United are unlikely to go two games without getting a penalty. That's unreal.

  16. Slim25
    • 4 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    What to do 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.

    1. Tsssst
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      B is a joke right?

      1. Slim25
        • 4 Years
        25 days, 21 hours ago

        Leicester vs Bournemouth,
        West Ham vs Norwich?

        I assume just stick to A?

        1. BobbyDoesNotLook
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          25 days, 21 hours ago

          Stick to A but B not bad either tbf.

          1. Slim25
            • 4 Years
            25 days, 21 hours ago

            Had a stinker of a week, tempted to take a -4 hit and get Greenwood for Nketiah as well

  17. Noah’s Ark
    • 7 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Watch Lindleof off

  18. FOO FIGHTER
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Who should I shift, Martial or Rashford?

    1. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      The one who has to rely on being given pens

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      For whom?

  19. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    United look tired and want to just settle 1-0 HT

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      they had a 5 day rest!

  20. Tomas_brolin
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Were Bournemouth solid or were spurs just bad?

    Have funds to do DCL > Vardy but maybe Ings instead?

    1. Van der Faart
      • 8 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Spurs abysmal.

    2. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Spurs terrible. No creativity. Crossing is poor too.

    3. how now brown cow
      • 5 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Bournemouth were better than lately but spurs were terrible.

      0 shots on target v Bournemouth tells its own story.

    4. Noah’s Ark
      • 7 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      Credit to Bournemouth they were very solid today. Spurs didn’t create much either though.

  21. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Villa goal to kick United up the ass would be nice.

  22. _Ninja_
    • 9 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Bruno sitter

  23. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Bruno over

  24. Noah’s Ark
    • 7 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Fernandes sitter! What a goal it would have been.

  25. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Cheat close
    Shaw BPS

  26. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • 10 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Like Shaw has the first touch of a baby elephant

    1. Rainer
      • 3 Years
      25 days, 21 hours ago

      & the belly.

  27. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    Wow my mids are currently on 58pts!

    Can’t say the same for the rest - blanks galore apart from Pope.

    This is a mad game.

  28. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    OOooooohhhhhh. God damn it Bruno (C)

  29. Rains of Castamere
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    35 pass move, Bruno heads over. Sitter.

  30. JBG
    • 2 Years
    25 days, 21 hours ago

    How do you miss that??