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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. Greyling
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Which moves to make to get in Fernandes?

    1. WBA, Foden to Fredericks, Fernandes (-4)
    2. Martial to Fernandes
    3. WBA, Foden, Jimenez to Fredericks, Fernandes, Vardy (-8)
    4. WBA, Midfielder to 5.1 and below Defender, Fernandes (-4)

    TEAM:
    Pope
    WBA, TAA, Boly, Lascelles, Lundstram
    Mane, KDB, Foden, Pulisic, Martial
    Jimenez, Greenwood, Nketiah

    1. Reg83
      1 month, 2 days ago

      WBA - West Bromwich Albion?

      too late to get bruno

      1. Deeney-is-a-god
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Too late to gate bruno. Same was said last week and the week before that... he has so far been the best point scorer in the entire game by some margin...

      2. Utopsis
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Umm - why too late exactly?

    2. Shankly611
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      1

    3. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      you just getting Bruno now.......write the season off mate

  2. Fantasydreamer
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    What we thinking? (Would add martial or Ings in to the opposite combo following week)

    A. Sterling and ings
    B. Martial and vardy

  3. AC Yew
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Those with Triple Man City what you doing? Ive got Mahrez KDB and Foden. 2 of those might not start.

    1. PascalCygan
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Same problem but only 1FT

      1. PascalCygan
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Going to do Rash to Greenwood, so maybe Foden to Puli/Willian

      2. AC Yew
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Yep like wise. Thought about it but cant decide between the two

    2. Reg83
      1 month, 2 days ago

      i sold mahrez for sterling. have kdb

    3. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I have all 3 but no Bruno. They have Bmouth at home after next gw is the problem.

      1. AC Yew
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Yep. Not a fan of hokey cokey. Chasing hoping to close a 30+ gap so cant risk any non starters

  4. Iggypop
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Sat at 11k but with dcl rashford and jimenez
    Jimmy to vardy still the best move?
    Already have triple united
    Leaves just enough to get Ings in 36

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Get Ings now even for a -4.

      1. Utopsis
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Nah don't do Ings this week for - 4. Best you can realistically hope for against Utd is 1 goal and his usual 3bps - so upside of 3pts. Downside could be much larger than 3.

    2. AnyLaporteinastorm
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Yup

    3. keefyefc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Fantastic achievement to reach that rank (with that forward line !)

    4. 23bshumaker
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I have the same front 3... just swapped Rashford out for greenwood for funds. Now I’m trying to decide if I need to swap out jimmy or DCL for Varys or Ings?

  5. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Was pogba injured at the end there?

    1. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Think he got right up

  6. checkit_j
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Vardy, jesus or Ings.

    1. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Vardy for 1 gw then Ings

      1. checkit_j
        1 month, 2 days ago

        That's my thinking.

        Do I take rashford out or jimi out?

    2. beric
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Ings

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I prefer Vardy vs the cherries

  7. ryacoo
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Maguire, DCL, Jimi to Digne, Vardy, Greenwood -4?

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Like it

    2. ludaslol
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      considering the same move for -8. Maybe azpil over Digne for me.

    3. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Should pay off

  8. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Guys, Vardy isnt going to be banned for that foul right? Gonna transfer him in

    1. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Unlikely, but don't make the move yet

  9. BEEZUS
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Best sub 6.5m striker that isnt Greenwood?

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Giroud?

    2. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Deeney

  10. PascalCygan
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Christ. Third red arrow in a row with 72. Gone from 9k to outside 20k but mainly annoyed about going from 40 points ahead of ML rival to being 50 behind. He’s had back to back 100+ scores past couple of weeks. WTF?!

  11. beric
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Scores? 84 here

    1. Ginkapo FPL
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      76 sold salah for foden(c) 8)

      1. beric
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Im sure that was brave not stupid

        1. Ginkapo FPL
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Always

    2. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      89. Finally a good week 🙂

    3. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      86 fam

      Man U game gave me:
      28+6+6 = 40

      Soton
      9

    4. Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      88 needed that after the disappointments of Salah last week and Mahrez sub

    5. Luka does it again
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      93 points. Mostly thanks to Bruno (C) Greenwood/Martial/Vardy/Hendersen/Egan/Pulisic

  12. gers23
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    48 point lead at this point a decent lead? Rival still has bench boost though

    1. beric
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Yes but id still be looking over my shoulder, i still am and im nearly 100 clear

  13. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    With Rashford playing 90 and not looking anything like his best, is Daniel James would a punt for Monday?

    1. I hate Moreno
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Unchanged team throught. Ole ain't pissing about.

      1. I hate Moreno
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Fell for it

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Ighalo seems essential

    3. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      No way

    4. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      all those Man U options and you pick James???????????????????

    5. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      great bantz....

  14. Ivor Mac
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Mason Greenwood is KILLING me. Whats frustrating is Rashford has been incredibly unlucky. Two goals disallowed in two weeks, Wan Bissaka missing a sitter.

    To get Greenwood in I need to take a hit which feels wrong. So frustrating as my opponent in my mini league used Greenwood as a filer when he played his wildcard and stuck gold.

    So much of this game is down to luck

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      He's NOT unlucky.

      He was offside vs Bournemouth. His shot was going to be saved until an offside Pogba diverted it in. His chance was Villa at the end was a poor finish.

      I'll give you AWB assist, but that is 3 points.

    2. checkit_j
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Join the club

    3. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      not owning a 4.3m nailed on talent of the century has nothing to do with luck

      1. MattysFantasyFooty
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Talent of the century ha

    4. sully29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Why would you need to take a hit if you own Rashford?

    5. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Having Greenwood isn't luck mate, obvious pick at his price point

    6. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Just hold Rashford for another few weeks

      It’ll even out eventually

      Rashford will hattrick & all will be well with the world again

    7. The Mighty Hippo
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Keep Rash

  15. Joyce1998
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Who to captain next game week
    A- salah
    B- vardy
    C- fernandes

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      B

    2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      c from here on out

    3. No Totti No Party
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Im on Bruno, have all 3

    4. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      B

  16. lordkippe
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    A : Mahrez > Mane (C)
    B : DCL > Vardy ( Bruno C )

  17. ZoumasBloomers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    49k -> 98k in one gameweek. Guessing that should be top 10k aspirations totally out of the window

    1. Berbs
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      EO is destroying ranks.

    2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I was in the 30k’s just before Egan’s goal

      Fast forward 24 hours & it’s mid-50’s

      It’s a slippery slope we try to climb

  18. AzzaroMax99
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Is Aurier injured or that sub was tactical?

    1. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      He fell on his arm but played some minutes after that. Will have to wait for presser.

  19. Crouching Tiger
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    91 all out.. pretty decent. Teams are starting to look very template from now on though, and it's difficult to make proper gains.

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

      Yeh, frustrating isnt it

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      It's all about captain choice. Rival captained Mo while I captained KDB. Gained 11 points on me with that desision.

      1. Crouching Tiger
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Yes, would have been over 100 this week if I captained Salah instead of Fernandes... but this game is all about ifs and buts. Captain choice crucial.

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

        but captaincy is like 70% luck

  20. EL tridente
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Who to start?
    A) Saka
    B) Egan

  21. Reg83
    1 month, 2 days ago

    got 72 pts but drop from 305 to 308k.

    i guess having mane over salah cost me

    1. Pulisick
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Very unlucky. Another week could have been Mane with the haul.

  22. Pulisick
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Mane out to free up funds for Vardy this week.Who to get in for him for next 3GW:

    A) Willian
    B) Pulisic
    C) Antonio

    1. AnyLaporteinastorm
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      A

    2. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Your name

  23. MattysFantasyFooty
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Take a hit for rashford to greenwood yes or no?

    1. Pulisick
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      ofc not! Rash should have scored today too.

  24. Rains of Castamere
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Henderson Leno
    Trent Doherty Aurier Lascelles Lundstram
    Sterling KDB Bruno Pulisic Foden
    Rashford Jimenez Greenwood

    0.5 ITB
    How do I lose Rashford for Martial?

  25. DA Minnion
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Son and rash to Martial and Vardy for a hit?
    Should I do it?

    1. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I think so

      1. mr. inconspicuous
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Thinking the same

    2. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Absolutely

  26. tricky80
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Rashford Jimenez to Abraham Greenwood for a -4? Thinking Tammy gets a run, already have Vardy.

    1. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      No Giroud is still first choice

  27. Fishy
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Current team, save transfer?
    Ddg
    Doherty taa aurier 
    Kdb mahrez martial pulisic Antonio 
    Jesus rashford

    Pulisic to bruno
    Rashford to ings for a hit???

  28. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Bloody Rashford. How did he miss that chance at the end and Pogba freaking going offside to block another shot. So unlucky.

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      NOT unlucky. He is not as good as Martial and Greenwood. Hence shoved off to the left to do a job and protect Shaw,. If you look at the heat maps you will see the difference between Greenwood and Rashford and where they receive the ball.

    2. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      And AWB missing the sitter..

  29. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Cheat Bruno stole bps from Greenwood finish 99 points with BB. If only wolves kept that CS with Doherty and Saiss

    1. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      opening goal bps

  30. I love Spurs
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    That Mourinho gambling commercial looks more and more cringe by the week..