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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. GE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Price of Bruno next year? 10.5 maybe?

    1. Keep Calm and Play On
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Whatever it is he’s in my team

    2. Tinkermania
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Yes, if he doesn't lose pen duties.

    3. BigBillyBass
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      15

  2. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Fair enough if the ref gets it wrong in real fast time but how can you slow that down on VAR and still agree it is a pen?

    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Utterly astonishing. I'd say there'll be a huge backlash by Villa regarding that decision.

    2. Supertrooper
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Why is the ref not checking it himself. Laughable nonsense

  3. Mané money
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Did someone got the assist?

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

      No Bruno won it

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Bruno dive. Bruno pen

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

      I could bet it will be awarded to Martial after the game.

  4. BobbyV
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    That was no pen but refs are used to awarding us...almost every game now. Wow

  5. Skloppy Kops
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    If it was a liverpool player, the whole world would be moaning "diver".
    If its manU, then its heroic.

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

      Absolute bull that. Must be blind

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

      No, both have cheats in their team. Salah has done that many times as well, especially last season.

    3. Bartowski
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Yes that is definitely the general gist on the last couple of pages...

    4. RECKLESS
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Guess you have been living under the rock for last 2 years. Liveepool IS Fergie Manutd, when you play so good that luck comes your way as well

    5. Noah’s Ark
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Every united fan on here that I’ve seen so far agrees that it should not have been a penalty. Take off your ABU tinted glasses sunshine.

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

    May as well permacaptain him

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

    And Kane being thrown to the ground just as he was about to head the ball doesn't get given hmm.

    1. Collie01
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      So frustrating as a Kane and non-Bruno owner.

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

        Retire bro. This season isn’t for you

  8. lilmessipran
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    No wonder United have been awarded the highest penalties this season by a big margin if you give them like these

  9. evilfish
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Damn. Bruno scores and I lose ranking points. Should've captained him over KDB.

  10. 16ShimiC16
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Honestly it’s a joke how many pens United have got this season, that was by far the worst decision

  11. Hotdogs for Tea
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Feel let down that Fernandes doesn’t get the assist too

    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Disgusting decision to award a penalty.

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 5 days ago

        it was yes

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

    Rashford taking the next?

    Before the 35th or 37th minute?

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Only if he's feeling confident.

    2. Chucky
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Rashy on next peno 😀

    3. Tinkermania
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Yes but not sure about your timing.

  13. Sun Jihai
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Can't see that ever being given if it isn't Man Utd. Also if Villa had fans in the ground. Joke.

  14. BIG TONES
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    I'm a Bruno owner but have to say that was completely NOT a penalty

  15. Babelcopter
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Bruno should be perma captain. Still capped him only once and he blanked. Lol.

  16. Hairy Potter
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Gouffran did a similar turn a few years ago and fell over. All the Sky pundits were saying he should have got a red for a stamp.

  17. krzys
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    And Bruno even pretended to be hurt. Disgusting

  18. I love Spurs
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Instead of a red card for Bruno for a stamp, penalty.

    Makes sense.

    1. Keep Calm and Play On
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Red card for that would be equally as wrong, he was attempting to turn and wasn’t even looking at the defender...but it’s definitely not a pen and a foul for villa

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

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

    Accoring to Transfermarkt (in case u think I'm making it up) 😉

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

      And Transfermarkt doesn't even count fantasy assists.

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

        Yep!

  20. Z3US
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Any feedback..

    Sarr —> Antonio ..

    Can’t afford Pulli/Willian and not keen on a -4 tinker ....

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

    Also a Bruno owner, never a penalty.

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

    VarChester United and they re still fifth lol

    1. Skloppy Kops
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Mancheater

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

    Bruno Fernandes is a disgrace

    Did the same thing vs spurs

    1. HurriKane
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Love him. Fpl captainer 😉

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

        You love him cause you’re used to Kane doing it.

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

      did he......oh well thats OK then..........

    3. Fitzy.
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Yeah, never seen a player try to win a penalty unfairly before this guy came along. It'll probably catch on now too...

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 5 days ago

        I didnt say he was the first

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

    Absolute joke that is given. He stamps on the defender wtf?

    1. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I am at a lost how that was awarded

    2. _Ninja_
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Its clear and obvious error, should have been overturned

  25. beetlejuice
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Which GW is the best to play the Free Hit and why?
    Thanks!

    1. Nomar
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I'm thinking 36, decent games for Everton, City, Chelsea, United and Ings.

    2. Rival Sons Blackberry Smoke
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      I still have it. Probably one of last couple, the last one with a few teams still playing for something

  26. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Clear peno 😉

    Magnificfooo

  27. Big_Andy_GAWA
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    When you see that decision from that last angle on Sky it makes it 10,000 times worse of a decision.

  28. Rival Sons Blackberry Smoke
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Some thoughtful insightful suggestions? Would be much appreciated.
    Two FT. Was going to bring Kane and Justin in for Mendy and Jimi, but not keen on Kane now.
    What you think?

    McCarthy, Nyland
    TAA, AWB, Boly, Lascelles, Mendy
    Mane, Martial, KDB, Foden, Pulisic
    Rashford, Ings, Jimenez

    2.2 ITB

    Having a good season so looking to finish well

  29. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    Not in the set-piece tab, but Ole did clarify the pen situation:

    “It’s going to be a job they will share again. It’s who feels confident there and then. You saw Bruno score against Tottenham. I think Marcus would’ve taken the next one but we got the VAR call. I’m very confident in both of them.”

    They are shared.

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      Ridiculous penalty taker system.

  30. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 5 days ago

    That’s a pen and foul on Kane was not given?

    Ok

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

      Yup... Bruno owner, Kane non-owner but disgusted.

    2. how now brown cow
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 5 days ago

      VAR cleared it all up.