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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. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    What happened to vanaanholt ._.

  2. Pedersen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    So like last week, ManU making crap week to decent...

  3. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Martial never scores away, is like finding a wild Pikachu

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Pretty common in Emerald

  4. Monkey Hanger
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Gas and air for PVA.

  5. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Tony there’s no one better than you..

  6. denial
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Martial has killed my fpl

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Even me

  7. Chucky
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    MARTIAL WOW THANKS

    1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Is he paying for your dial-up for the whole next year?

      1. Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 11 days ago

        😀

      2. Chucky
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        Lol sorry stream lagging badly...

  8. Deulofail
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    That number 14 for united look like he could be the next Greenwood. Very promising

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Talent

  9. Greek Freak
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Martial getting clean sheet points is kind of unfair...

  10. Salarrivederci
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Lots of red cards in La Liga tonight 😀

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Tactical early summer vacation red card

  11. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Martial is a beautiful trap!

  12. Amey
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Tony is becoming a powerful striker !!
    Don't remember him being so good 😮

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Nice one hey ... real and FPL wise

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        Yes bro
        Nothing gained though. Mane also scored ...
        Hopefully an Tony assisted Bruno goal now

  13. Stand By Mee
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    When I had Rashford, Greenwood was getting all the points, then I do Rashford to Greenwood and... 🙁

  14. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Which of the 3 MUN favourites do I own? Yep. The one who didn’t score lol

    1. JONALDINHO
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      You own Bruno? 6 pts still decent

  15. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Real Madrid win the league

  16. FreddyP3
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    So Happy i didn’t jump the GW bandwagon and kept Bruno Rash and Martial

  17. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    C’mon Palace, even one.

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      I'd like that, after third

  18. Jon Walter's Hatty
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Going Bruno Rash Tony on my first WC was my finest hour. Never got the captain right on them though

  19. Chandler Bing
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Live FPL not working for anyone else?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Pythons everywhere

  20. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    I actually can't do this game anymore.

    1. denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      It's grim at times. Hang in there

  21. Lucy2019
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Martial owners creaming over 8 points. Lovely.

    1. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Thats half of some peoples score

    2. DandyDon
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      That’s big this week! Could be 9

  22. fylde2022
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Rashford assist.
    Puts me in touching distance with top spot, in my league.

  23. Chucky
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Pythons our.. cmon Ings grab that brace my beautiful son

  24. Kannbury
      4 months, 11 days ago

      First Ings, now Martial, great night!

    • denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      AWB over martial very painful

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        this

      2. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        Same here. Huge regret using AWB as my 3rd United spot.

      3. Noah’s Ark
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        Yeah that one on WC a few weeks ago really hurt

      4. kraftwerker
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        Ole's created a monster :d

        1. kraftwerker
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 11 days ago

          Reply fail

    • jdp219
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Nothing in the bank, so not many options without a hit.

      1) Vardy > Rashford?
      2) Salah > Martial?

    • sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Needed that Martial goal. Still might have a chance in ML.

    • Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      MARTIAAAALLL YAAASSS TONYY

    • LIARS POKER
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      15 points behind my ML leader and I still have FH left for 38. Doable?

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

        Easy

        1. bombayblues
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 11 days ago

          Totally

      2. DandyDon
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        Yep

    • Nightf0x
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      FH backfired heavily

      1. DandyDon
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        The question is does a vardy assist, a martial goal and a Maguire CS outdo a 150% owned assist and a 50% owned Ings goal!? think I might just shade it and keep my green arrow!

        1. DandyDon
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 11 days ago

          Oops post fail