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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. dshv
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Jimenez to ings (-4) ???

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Keeping Jim for EVE

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        This

        Jimenez has NEVER not contributed to a goal in the premier league in more than 3 consecutive games.

    2. DandyDon
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 5 days ago

      No wait a week. You don’t take a hit to get in a player just about to play the form team in the league!

    3. Ask Yourself
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Not this week

  2. Bobby Digital
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Son to which one of these mids:

    A. Mahrez
    B. Foden
    C. Willian
    D. Pulisic
    E. Richarlison
    F. Other?

    1. Printing Mane
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      C or D

    2. Ask Yourself
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      D

    3. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      D

    4. jamiejoe
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      A
      C. D
      B
      Or E

    5. Krispy Kreme
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      A

  3. Cheeto__Bandito
    1 month, 5 days ago

    43 Points behind Mini league leader, Time to take a risk and captain Mane, when everyone will be capping Bruno?

    1. A Dog Has Its Day
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      yes

    2. Ask Yourself
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Nothing to lose

      1. jamiejoe
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Well, the mini league by looks of it.

    3. Reg83
      1 month, 5 days ago

      i am thinking the same. i am in a similar boat & rival doesnt have mane

    4. sully29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Reasonable move. Mane just rested, Southampton look decent.

  4. Ask Yourself
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    DDG + DCL > Alisson + Greenwood -4 anyone? x

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

      Missed the boat on Greenwood, hes too expensive now I think

      1. Ask Yourself
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        I’m counting that as a yes

      2. jamiejoe
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        How's he too expensive?

      3. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        🙄

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

      Alisson not Ederson?

      1. Ask Yourself
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Will need to bring in KDB/Sterling for GW36 TC

  5. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Martial looked really upset not scoring tonight and been taken off early.

    Martial (c) almost locked in for me probably.

    1. Ask Yourself
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Bruno (C) is impossible to say no to surely. Outrageous form

      1. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Rashford next on penalty swayed it away.

        1. Ask Yourself
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Doesn’t need penalties

          1. Rolls-Royce
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 5 days ago

            I think 4 of his 7 goals have come through spot-kicks.

            1. Ask Yourself
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 5 days ago

              Are we sure they’re even rotating aswell and it wasn’t just a failed attempt to boost his confidence?

      2. FF Dirtbag
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        But is Southampton a better team than who united have played recently?

    2. DandyDon
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Really. Watched Southampton game earlier and they looked great. Think I’ll go Vardy instead.

      1. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        United are probably the best-attacking team right now in the league, they look like scoring 4-5 every game.

        1. Pedersen
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 5 days ago

          City? They don't look like, they are actually scoring 4-5

  6. faux_C
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Captained KDB and still managed to move up from 503 to 364 😎

    Top 100 finish still in play!

    1. FF Dirtbag
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Well. Played.

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

      Well done, good luck

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

      Congrats! I had terrible week.

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

      subtle boasts are here, here are subtle boasts 🙂

      well played

  7. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Roy Keane in a good mood, get him off the Tele!

    1. HVT
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Huh?

  8. Bobby Digital
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Time to update the captain poll?

  9. thebizzle
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    How’s this for a free hit

    Schmeichel
    Trent Robertson Maguire Walker Justin
    Fernandes De Bruyne(v) Salah (c)
    Jesus Greenwood

    Martin / Saka / Connolly / Guendouzi

    1. Pulp Minion
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I feel TAA could be rested

  10. tucaoneo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Jimenez + DCL > Vardy + Giroud?

    1. Ask Yourself
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Really nice if free

    2. Krispy Kreme
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Yes

  11. AYLD28
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Thoughts on these moves:

    Pope
    Maguire Doherty TAA
    Fernandes Mahrez Pulisic KDB Salah
    Rashford Jimenez

    McCarthy Fernandez Stephens Connolly

    1. Rashford Jimenez > Greenwood Vardy
    2. Rashford Jimenez Mahrez > Vardy Ings Martial (-4)
    3. Jimenez Doherty > Ings Digne
    4. Rashford Jimenez Doherty > Greenwood Vardy Digne (-4)

    1. AYLD28
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      My heart tells me Rashford owes me a haul.

      My head tells me he won’t.

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Yep same. He can’t keep being unlucky without returns

  12. AD2110
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Pulisic or Willian?

  13. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    What s best XI for FH next GW?

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

      Bruno x11

  14. Clickzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Willian or Pulisic?

    1. Clickzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Same question above

  15. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Would you change anything here?

    DDG

    Trent - Aurier - Holgate

    Salah - KDB - Pulisic - Bruno (c)

    Ings - Vardy - Rashford

    Subs: Henderson, Saiss, Fernandez, Hayden

  16. baps sniffer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Youtube link for Bruno incident?

    1. Pulp Minion
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      What incident? Penalty?

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

      he kicked the ball in the goal hole

      goal was awarded

    3. Dreaming of glory
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      What incident

  17. michaelington
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    How was Rashford this evening? Should I keep hold?

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

      wasteful

      for me costs too much for what he delivers compared to Bruno and Greeno

    2. S.Kuqi
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I'm bit torn. Was hugging sideline most of the game. Should have scored atleast once and Awb missing sitter from his cross.

      I'll probably keep. Not keen on Vardy and I need to fix my defence

  18. KennyKickIt127
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Done Jimi to Vardy last night.....just thinking is it worth doing Kane to Auba for -4?

  19. HMC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    So went with Rashford and AWB on wildcard which hasn’t exactly paid off the last 3 weeks. Got several options with 2 freebies would you chase greenwood points with Rashford “unlucky”???
    I was planning B before United game as I am chasing 40 points to get inside top10k

    A) jimmy and AWB to greenwood and digne with 3m to spare
    B) Trent and jimmy to digne and vardy
    C) Rashford to greenwood and Nketiah to Ings
    D) Rashford to greenwood and jimmy to vardy
    E) something else I’m missing

    Pope
    Trent AWB boly
    Kdb Salah mahrez Bruno Willian
    Rashford jimmy
    Button hogate kiko nketiah

    1. KennyKickIt127
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      C or D both look good

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        So you’re saying chase greenwood?

        1. KennyKickIt127
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 5 days ago

          Yeah definitely ... he’s United’s most accurate and direct attacker

    2. Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      D

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

      Rash has probably next penalty. Therefore taking a hit to ditch him isn't best idea imo.

      1. HMC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        So frustrating getting no returns. Mason killing him the past 3 weeks but is it worth jumping ship

  20. Miguel Sanchez
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Play Ings (manu) or Jimenez (EVE)?

    1. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      jim

  21. Forza Papac
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Finessed my way to a green arrow with KDB(c), Mane and Sterling benchings, and no Salah.

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Sterling bench was so lucky.

      1. Forza Papac
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        Pure jam, you might say.

  22. Pedersen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Play Ings or Foden?

  23. Riggs
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Pope Button
    TAA Doherty Saiss Aurier Lascellles
    Salah KDB Foden Fernandes Martial
    Rashford Jimenez Nketiah
    1 FT 0.9 ITB
    Any suggestions?
    A) Rashford OUT to Vardy
    B) Salah OUT to Sterling (1 week punt and buy back next GW)
    C) Change GK
    D) Rashford and Jimenez OUT to Greenwood and Vardy for -4
    E) other

    1. Krispy Kreme
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      A

  24. Krispy Kreme
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Who to captain this week?

    A. Salah
    B. KDB
    C. Bruno
    D. Sterling
    E. Vardy

    Pope (Martinez)
    TAA Doherty Aurier (Kiko Ward)
    Salah KDB Bruno Sterling Martial
    Vardy Greenwood

    1. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      E

  25. HIAFL (Howe to Train your D…
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Kane punt gone waste.

    2 options.
    A)Kane to vardy and after 2 weeks vardy to auba
    B)Keep kane for 2 gws and then kane to auba

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Honestly probably 2 for me. Can still score a pen and I have bigger concerns.

  26. Hotstepper
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Hayden and DCL to:
    A) Sterling and Mousset
    B) Vardy and William (strong front 8/benching headache)

  27. Crouching Tiger
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Goalkeeper for next GWs? Under 5.7.

  28. Berbs
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Jordan Henderson could miss the start of next season with injury acc to Telegraph

  29. Pedersen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    76p and only very small green arrow...

    1. Forza Papac
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I scored the same and went from 69,299 > 68,433.

  30. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Despite doubling my points today, my rank dropped another 2k due to not captaining Bruno. Frustrating