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Fosu-Mensah in for Shaw as Solskjaer makes changes but Greenwood is passed fit

Gameweek 36+ continues at a furious pace, with two more Premier League matches kicking off at 20:15 BST this evening.

There is a lot riding on this evening’s games from a Fantasy perspective, too, particularly at Selhurst Park.

Manchester United are the visitors to Crystal Palace, while in tonight’s other fixture, there is a clash between two south coast clubs as Brighton and Hove Albion face Southampton at the Amex.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had named an unchanged starting XI in his previous five league games but that run has come to an end this evening, with the Norwegian making two alterations to his line-up.

Mason Greenwood (£4.9m) isn’t among the changes, however, with the youngster passed fit to start after an ankle knock.

The injured Brandon Williams (£3.9m) and Luke Shaw (£5.4m) are both unable to feature, so Timothy Fosu-Mensah – not priced up by FPL at kick-off – is given the nod at left-back.

Scott McTominay (£4.8m) is in for Nemanja Matic (£4.8m) in Solskjaer’s only other alteration.

Bruno Fernandes (£9.1m), Marcus Rashford (£8.9m) and Anthony Martial (£8.4m) all start.

Fernandes was the third-most-captained player of Gameweek 36+, both overall and in the top 10,000.

A whopping 91.6% of the top 10k own the Portuguese midfielder, while Martial and Greenwood also sit in more than one in two squads among this elite group.

For the Eagles, the suspended Christian Benteke (£5.7m) is replaced by Andros Townsend in the attack.

That will likely see Jordan Ayew (£5.1m) moving centrally in the Belgian’s absence.

There are a whopping 11 changes in total at the Amex.

After naming the same team three matches in a row, Ralph Hasenhuttl has made five alterations for the trip to Brighton.

Danny Ings (£7.5m) starts but Ryan Bertrand (£4.8m), Jack Stephens (£4.4m), Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.4m), Che Adams (£5.3m) and Stuart Armstrong (£5.2m) are benched.

Jake Vokins (£4.0m), Jannik Vestergaard (£4.5m), Will Smallbone (£4.5m), Michael Obafemi (£4.9m) and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (£4.8m) are recalled.

Ever the tinkerer, Graham Potter has brought Neal Maupay (£5.7m), Tariq Lamptey (£4.1m), Dan Burn (£4.5m), Dale Stephens (£4.4m), Solly March (£4.6m) and Glenn Murray (£5.4m) back into his side after the 5-0 defeat against Manchester City.


Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Ward, Sakho, Dann, van Aanholt; McArthur, Milivojevic, McCarthy; Townsend, Zaha, Ayew.

Manchester United XI: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelöf, Fosu-Mensah; McTominay, Pogba; Greenwood, B Fernandes, Rashford; Martial.

Southampton XI: McCarthy; Ward-Prowse, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Vokins; Smallbone, Højbjerg; Romeu, Redmond; Ings, Obafemi.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Ryan; Lamptey, Dunk, Webster, Burn; March, Stephens, Propper, Trossard; Maupay, Murray.



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1,605 Comments Post a Comment
  1. GOTHAM City F.C.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Ings cappers unite!

    1. Vazza
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Yes

  2. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Only got Rashford in this game. Am I finished?

    1. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Season over

  3. JustPark
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    2-0, from Fernandes and AWB.

  4. Kno
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Just need a cheeky martial goal or three, not too much to ask for right

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 13 days ago

      😉

  5. Stoichkov#8
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Damn..Ings starts another game in a row!
    He tourned from Mr Glass into Unbreakable!

    1. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Nice reference

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Bennett & Morgan 26
    Justin 25

    Thomas to be added to the game, will very likely take 3 BAPs with 2 each for Bennett & Morgan. Should be none for Justin.

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      I thought that he played relaly well. Maybe we can sell Chilwell without too much worry.

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        He was good, very composed on the ball. United game will be a massive test but presume Chilwell & Maddison are being kept for that.

  7. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Justin and Vardy on my bench lol

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      why would you do this

  8. Iggypop
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Vardy assist my 1st returns of the week! Save my gw...
    Ings
    Rash
    Awb
    Bruno

  9. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Tony Martial brace coming up fellas

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      No - he's saving them for next week at OT

      1. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Hattrick next week. Tony Martial to hunt that golden boot.

    2. alastair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Not away from home I fear

    3. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 13 days ago

      😉

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Nice one Tone

    4. Right In The Stanchion
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Not today. Palace 1-0 milo pen

  10. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Fuming a bit at the jam of Vardy owners to get that assist... should have walked away with nothing this game and owners get a haul instead. Could be season defining

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Nah. He could have had a goal and 3 assists. No jam.

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      It’s like 8pm, no way your this mortal already?

    3. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Jam? You must have been watching a different match. He played really well and if Barnes had been wearing glasses Vardy would have had three assists,

      1. Gentle_Turks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        He hit the post as well...

    4. Van der Faart
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Season defining in what respect? Your rank or mini leagues?

    5. Lucy2019
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Agreed but thankfully no one serious has Vardy.

    6. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Trolling masterclass

  11. GOTHAM City F.C.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    New post

    1. GOTHAM City F.C.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Jokes on me

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Tell me when there is new GW

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        *new season

  12. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Ayew brace to start the ball rolling and then Greenwood and Martial assist each other before Wilf ends the fun

  13. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Save my week Mason Tony Bruno and Ings!!

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Same Pls.

    2. bombayblues
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Same

  14. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    1) Holgate injured again?

    2) Save FT? No chips left.

    Pope
    TAA Doherty Azpi
    Salah KDB Fernandes Martial
    Jesus Vardy Greenwood

    (Foden Taylor* Holgate*)

  15. Right In The Stanchion
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Right Crystal Palace do it for the country and beat United. Do it for the scenes. Do it for the banter

  16. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    (B)runo, Martial & Greenwood.

    C’mon Palaceeeee!

  17. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Why isnt Fosu-Mensah banned from playing against his parent club?

  18. Cloudeu
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    I'm on 5 with a -4, only good thing about my gameweek is that pep didn't give kdb (c) a run out!

    1. Houldsworth Hatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      I'm on 50 with -8 plus Martial, Fernandes and Ings to go. Brought in Dilva for a hit and gave him the armband. Happy with that so far.

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        That’s not going to make him feel better.

        1. Houldsworth Hatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Probably not!! 🙂

      2. Cloudeu
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        de gea, bruno, rashford, ings, cresswell, antonio (c) and 2 points off the bench from jota, I'll be happy if i make 50.

  19. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Bruno and Ings, c’mon boys. Make up for that dross from Egan

    1. Lucy2019
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Hope Ings fails miserably.

  20. pundit of punts
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Taylor + James ➡ Tarkowski + Pieters for -4 makes sense?

    Gives me -

    Ederson
    TAA - Tarkowski - Pieters
    Mane - KDB - Sterling - Martial - Fernandes
    Ings - Greenwood

    Martin - Connolly - Kiko - Reid

  21. Silecro
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Maguire cs is gonna be wiped so early that I wont even get to hope for points...which is okay

  22. Oggle22
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Imagine the gw being that bad still got Bruno captain and couldnt care less!

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Calm

      1. Oggle22
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Im 25 points behind my ML rival I had Salah Egan Henderson and now Bruno captain thought I had it in the bag haha

    2. The_Fish
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      I’m on 15 from 8.

  23. MOZIL
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    kane or aubameyang

    1. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      As Spurs fan, I am going to go with Auba and curse him

    2. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Neither

  24. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Zaha trying to impress because its Man Utd, as if he could ever play for them.

    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      He once did...!

  25. Vazza
    3 months, 13 days ago

    I think Martial is limping!!

    1. JBG
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      I think, I think... It's your eyesight that's the issue here.

  26. Big_Andy_GAWA
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Gutted for Justin to lose all 3 BAPS like that. Loss of possession and foul in last seconds cost him. Brutal!!!

  27. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Leeds all but there now.

    Really looking forward to watching a Bielsa side in the prem

  28. Woy_is_back
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Come on CP!

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 13 days ago

      You’re having a stormer - well played

      Cool GK

  29. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Oh Jesus you I’m so nervous

    1. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Why mate?

  30. Vazza
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Who’s the best defender up to £4.7m

    1. bombayblues
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Pieters?