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Vardy starts as Leicester continue their push for a Champions League place

The last of four Premier League matches to take place on Sunday sees Leicester City head south to take on relegation-threatened Bournemouth.

Kick-off at the Vitality Stadium is at 19:00 BST.

Jamie Vardy (£9.8m) was the second-most-bought Fantasy Premier League asset of Gameweek 35+ and he starts this evening, with his non-involvement in training on Friday proving to be a lot of fuss about nothing.

Vardy has three goals in his last two starts and comes up against a Bournemouth side who had the worst post-restart defensive record before this weekend.

The Cherries did register their first clean sheet of 2020 on Thursday evening, however, holding Spurs to a goalless draw.

It’s wins and not draws that Howe’s troops need, with the south coast club six points adrift of safety with just four matches to play.

The Foxes sit fourth in the Premier League table, meanwhile, with only two points separating the two sides immediately above and below then.

Brendan Rodgers has made one change to his starting XI that featured in the midweek draw with Arsenal, with defender Christian Fuchs (£4.2m) brought in to replace Ryan Bennett (£4.8m).

Harvey Barnes (£5.9m) is once again among the substitutes.

Bournemouth have made three changes to the side that drew 0-0 with Tottenham, with Arnaut Danjuma (£5.8m), Dominic Solanke (£5.1m) and Jack Stacey coming into Howe’s starting XI.

Junior Stanislas (£5.8m) drops to the bench, while Joshua King (£6.1m) and Adam Smith (£4.3m) miss out through injury.

The reverse fixture between these two sides ended 3-1 to Leicester back in Gameweek 4, with Vardy involved in all three of his club’s goals and emerging with a 16-point haul.


Bournemouth XI: Ramsdale, Stacey, Ake, Kelly, Rico, Brooks, Gosling, Lerma, Danjuma, Solanke, C Wilson.

Leicester City XI: Schmeichel, Fuchs, Soyuncu, Evans, Justin, Albrighton, Tielemans, Ndidi, Perez, Iheanacho, Vardy.

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1,572 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Henning
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    About 75 p ahead in ml, Time to block him by getting in some players he have right?

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Don’t be that guy

    2. Tim
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 16 hours ago

      100%

  2. That Posh Bloke
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    Is Alonso worth a punt? Or best to go Giroud? I'm gonna take some hits as I think City and Chelsea will score big as I need to take a chance to catch the people at the top of my league. Jesus, Willian, Giroud and Alonso could be BIG differentials for me. What do you think?

  3. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    tempted to actually captain Rash next week, his week is coming if it isnt tomorrow

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      I’ve pretty much gambled that tomorrow will be his day (relative to Greenwood)

      Mark has captained Rashford so.... it’s almost guaranteed

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 18 hours ago

        hmm, well that would be nice

    2. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Brace incoming tom

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 18 hours ago

        fingers crossed, with 2x martial assists!

    3. Sgt Frank Drebin
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Crystal Palace has been awful recently so I consider capping Fernandes.

  4. EWH2020
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    ML rival has Foden and Pulisic.

    Which one to block?

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      I own both so it’s pretty much guaranteed both will blank so I wouldnt worry

    2. JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Pulisic against Norwich I think. Foden has been off it recently tbh

    3. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Pulisic

  5. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    Bench Vardy next GW in favour of Foden, Greenwood and Antonio?

    1. Lindelol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      wait for united game

  6. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    Solanke 3
    Stanislas 2
    Vardy 1

    1. JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Confirmed?

  7. Isco Disco
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    Seriously guys...What if City field their B team and this motivated BOU team fight for their lives for a draw or a win.
    They drew against Spurs and beat Leicester. Could pull of something great against City with this confidence and hope for survival.
    I think I’ll just go with 1 City player which is FODEN

    1. Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      thinking the same may not be the thrashing people expect

  8. Danno - Emre Canada
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    Vardy single BAP Jimmi owners win

    1. Lindelol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      feeling so good

  9. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    I've made a mistake.... transferred Jimmy to Ings. Should've done Vardy to Ings 🙁

  10. Sun Jihai
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    Bet there will be a few furious Solanke owners in some Anti-FPL teams!

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Happy?

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 18 hours ago

        Yup

  11. Hitmonlee
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    Vardy to Solanke?

    GTG?

    Lol

  12. @fpl_phenom
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 18 hours ago

    ----------------Patricio--------------
    ------Trent Taylor Doherty------
    Salah Sterling KDB Bruno Martial
    --------Ings Greenwood---------

    ---------------------------------------------
    Button Egan Lascelles Connolly

    £1.9M ITB

    Anything worth a HIT or good to go? What you think managers?

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Depends whether you think KDB gets reasonable minutes or not

      Looks great other than that

      1. @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 hours ago

        Im worried about Sterling AND KDB... but kinda think Egan and Lascelles arent terrible subs given Sheffield Utd defensive stats and Newcastle are at home to Spurs who are a bit meh going forward most of the time... I guess theres nothing for -4 points jumping out at me ...

        Just got to hope for the best with city mids this week ... super run in fixtures so certainly not selling them ..

        1. Tinkermania
            1 month, 18 hours ago

            They will get a cameo.

            1. @fpl_phenom
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 18 hours ago

              Might be enough to get me some returns... you certainly cant sell them.. could you chance benching them ? I seriously doubt it... just have to start them and hope for the best I guess...

      2. RamaJama
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 18 hours ago

        Find your team good to go

    2. RamaJama
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Best for the team below?

      A) Vardy to Jesus
      B) Jimenez to Ings
      C) Salah to city mid

      Martínez
      TAA, Doherty, Aurier
      Kdb, Fernandes, Salah, Martial, Foden
      Greenwood, Vardy

      Subs: Martin, Jimenez, Lascelles, Holgate

      1. @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 hours ago

        Id probably do Vardy to Ings

    3. Warby84
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Captain?

      A Ings
      B Willian
      C Giroud
      D Pulisic

      1. sunnyh
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 18 hours ago

        Bruno. Always cap Bruno

      2. @fpl_phenom
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 18 hours ago

        from those id go Ings

    4. JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      So when you do a -4 hit, is that deducted in the league table in the first daily update? I.e. after the completion of the first day of matches for that week?

    5. @fpl_phenom
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 18 hours ago

      Is there a provisional date for the start date of next season ?

    6. SHIKABALAA
        1 month, 18 hours ago

        Pope Martinez
        TAA Doherty Aurier Kiko Holgate
        KDB Mahrez Foden Pulisic Bruno
        Greenwood Rashford Vardy

        What do you think is the best week for BB?
        Vardy and Mahrez will likely be sold.

      • The Head-Ake
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 17 hours ago

        Button - Patricio
        Aurier - TAA - Saiss - Lascelles - Hanley#
        Salah - Pulisic - KDB - Gilmour - Son
        Auba - Greenwood - Jim

        2FT and 0.0 ITB. I have WC and all 3 chips. How would you recommend I use them? Thinking of WC this week.

      • JURGENAUT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 17 hours ago

        Guys, when you do a -4 hit, is that deducted in the league table in the first daily update? I.e. after the completion of the first day of matches for that week?

      • Vazza
          1 month, 16 hours ago

          Hi guys, apologies for the lengthy post but I could really do with some assistance please -

          Who to bench (with FA Cup rotation in mind)

          1. Mane
          2. KDB
          3. Sterling
          4. Foden
          5. Fernandes
          6. Rashford
          7. Greenwood
          8. Ings (who I’m currently considering to bring in for Jimenez which would allow me to upgrade Mane to Salah next GW)

          Alternatively, I could sort my defence out as currently I need to play one out of the following -

          A. Lascelles vs TOT
          B. Taylor vs WOL
          C. Holgate* vs AVL

          I have 0.1 ITB, 1 FT

          Your suggestions would be appreciated

          1. Vazza
              1 month, 15 hours ago

              Any suggestions please?

          2. Dynamic Duos
            • 7 Years
            26 days, 19 hours ago

            Absolute nothing points for everyone in those last 2 games?