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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. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Martial G
    Rash A

    1. Leaf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

  2. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    G Martial
    A Rashford

    That huts in the ML.

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      hurts even

  3. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    F**k OFF.

  4. Cometh The Aouar...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Rashy assist, Martial goal

  5. Says
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Man, Rashford is really starting to develop some nice subtlety in his game

    1. POLSKA GOLA
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I’m glad I hold my nerves on shipping him to Greenwood 2 weeks ago

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Martial G useless with a Rashford assist.

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Aye, I basically swapped Rashford for Jesus. With a hit.

  7. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    OMG yes, week saved. Screw you Ings

  8. Hy liverpool
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Tonyyyyy

  9. Bossworld
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    I wish I'd made my moves earlier so I could have kept Rashford but was 0.3m short, so had to downgrade to Greenwood.

  10. Tony Martial
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    TONYYYYYYYY MARTTIALLL

    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      We love you Tony!

      xxxxx

  11. Yank Revolution
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    To all the Martial haterz, get bent suckas!!!

    #MartialMatters

    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Amen brother

  12. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    50 million down the drain, TONY MARTIAL scores again!!!

    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      He’s a legend among men

      The new Terry Henry

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Absolutely! He has always been good and will get better. Titi 2.0

  13. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Lovely goal.

  14. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Captain Rash assist

    Martial goal

    Bruno assist of the assist

    Utd still in champs league hunt

    Dreamland 🙂

    1. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Wohooooo you deserve this

  15. Weasel Boy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Ditching Rash for Greenwood, worst decision ever.

    1. Bossworld
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Plenty of us did it mate

      1. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        🙁

  16. Bartowski
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Vardy to Kane
    Or
    Greenwood to Jrod/Wood?

    1. Aztec Kamara
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I’m very close to the Vardy>Kane move myself, just need to know if I need to fix My defence first

  17. JBG
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Finally!!

  18. tucaoneo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Thank you Tony. Would've preferred if you didn't get that from Rash.

  19. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Damn, anyone but martial!

  20. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Is there a better strike pair in Europe at the minute than these pair

    Phenomenal

  21. JONALDINHO
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Ffs ings goal, martial goal, Lamptey CS wiped, United still have CS. Was looking like I’d have a decent week but the last 10 mins ruined that

  22. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    PVA broken wrist?

    1. JONALDINHO
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I broke a wrist and was told to ice it. Went around with it for 3 days in pain because no one believed me

      1. Lev Yashin
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        And you never mentioned it ever again.

  23. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    United only score pens

  24. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Bruno is ridiculous with that pass

  25. JJeyy
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Love it Rashy

  26. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Shoot Ings FFS

  27. Tony Martial
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    COME OUTSIDE MARTIAL HATERS

  28. Stormbringer22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    LiveFPL, update ya b*astard!!

  29. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    MARTIAL score again my sweet honey

  30. moment
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Once again, I own all the wrong players