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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. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    I’ve been robbed of monster hauls for Bruno and Rashford haven’t I?

    1. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      yep

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

      Bruno unless © doesn't matter

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

        I had him captain

        No luck except bad luck this season

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

    Awb any bps?

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

      Nah

  3. Do I Not Like Orange
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Keep Vardy vs Spurs or bring in Auba for Villa?

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Aub.

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

      Vardy and Leicester looked good today, vardy should of hauled, Barnes missed 2 sitters from him assisting n he hit the post

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

      Vardy was ravenous today and looked sharp. Think I’m keeping

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

    Rash 3
    Lindelof 2
    DDG 1

    Martial falls well sort after deductions.

    1. TONY123
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      You sure? Martial is now level with Lindelof?

    2. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Damn.

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

      🙁

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

      Expected ..
      Boring typical away game in PL .. 3 points in the bag !

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

    How many Baps for Ings and Martial? Thanks

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

      None for Martial

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

      1 for Danny.

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

        How does he always get Baps

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

      cheers..

  6. Rinseboy
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    1. Hold FT this week?
    2 or Pullisic to Dilva
    3.or Vardy to Auba
    4. or both for a -4?

    Pope
    TAA Fernandez Doherty
    Salah Martial Bruno Foden
    Vardy Greenwood Jesus
    Martinez Pullisic Aurier Diop

  7. JJeyy
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Tough watch as a Bruno no cap, but Ill take the 6

  8. EWH2020
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Greenwood to Rashford was such a terrible move...

    Is it worth a FT to reverse it back!!??

  9. YoungPretender
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Pulisic > Dilva for 1 week punt prior to FH38?

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Yes.

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

      same idea

    3. Bagheri Arce
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      I wouldn't personally. Liverpool giving up a lot of chances. Pulsic a decent pick this week

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

      Sure he'll play ?

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

      I actually quite fancy Pulisic vs Liverpool. Dilva I reckon rested for 37

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

      sorry I thought you meant for gw38.
      I wouldnt do this for 37

      1. YoungPretender
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        Ok, thanks all

  10. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Bottomed repost

    Number 1 defender for GW37+?? Any money

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

      Ha ha
      I'm in the market too

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

    That Bruno post was irritating..cap Bruno with rash and awb went good though.

  12. Steinburg FC
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    FH team 4 points up with Antonio to play so i'd settle for a hatrick this time.
    Had Silva cap all week but last min put in Sterling for him and C Puli... looking forward to next season already!

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

    Mad that Rashford only outscores Martial by 4 points there, felt like a lot more.

    The power of the mid, basically two free BAPs for Martial.

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

      Yes
      Glad they have 5 mids spots 😀

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Yeah. I’m so baffled why I went Rashford over Martial on WC all those weeks back. Obviously I’ve switched it around now and I’m still losing out haha but still Martial is the obvious pick

    3. JJeyy
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Martial misses baps after updates

      1. JJeyy
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        oh u meant cs n goal got u

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

    Justin getting 1 or 2 baps?

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

      0 when Thomas is added.

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

        apparently so, that sucks he was on max baps when the game ended. Now 0 :s

  15. Whazza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    What bap are Martial owners talking about lol

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

      My game must be bugging because he isn't even top 5 United player?

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

    Chasing in Mini league, best differential option for nxt 2

    A Kane
    B Auba

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

      I asked the same earlier. I'm leaning towards kane as a chaser

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

    Willian / pulisic out for Dilva in 37 worth it?

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

    Lindelof mocking Maguire owners with 2 bps!

  19. milanista10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Martial is killing my rank every week!

    -4 to switch Foden to Martial (C) is no brainer now?!

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

      Yes

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

      It's two gws left, just enjoy

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

        Foden hauls vs Wat or NOR and you're looking silly with that -4

    3. Strchld
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Same!
      DDG is blocking to get him.
      Sold Rashford 2 weeks ago to Greenwood have also been one of worst decisions.

  20. Mr Frost
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    70 points...best gw rank this season! Free hit might win me my mini league lol.

  21. Slitherene
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Should I play FH in GW 37??

    GW 37 | FH 37
    VvD Saiss | TAA Jonny
    Mahrez Dilva | Salah Wood

  22. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Ingsy to be rested next GW?

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

      I thought he would this week

    2. Hy liverpool
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      he might be benched if you keep asking

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

        Bench Salah then please

    3. gers23
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      I bloody hope so lol

    4. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Hopefully

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

    1FT, 0itb, TC remaining
    1) Vardy > Rashford (have Bruno, Greenwood)
    2) Salah > Martial
    3) Salah > Sterling (have KDB)
    4) Vardy, Pulisic > Ings, Martial (-4)
    5) Salah, Vardy > Auba, Martial (-4)

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

    My free hit team earned me 6 points on what my regular team would've got me this week. Not bad, not bad at all.

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

      3 for me 🙂

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

      Bench boost earned me 5 points

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

      Ouch. No d.silva then. Mine would have beaten my regular team by 17pts+Antonio. Maybe should have pressed that button. Hopefully wk 38 is a baller!

  25. KP - FPL
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    What transfer is better for the next two?

    a) Rashford to Auba

    b) Greenwood to Chris Wood

    I own Bruno as well.

    1. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      C keep both

      1. The Senate
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        but if you HAVE to do one then B

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

    Pulisic & Vardy -> Martial & Ings? (-4)

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

      Something wrong with Puli and Vardy?

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

        tough fixtures

  27. Mr. Chimes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Tell me I’m not alone when I say that I put a lot of thought into my team every week while my only ML rival hasn’t changed his team in 5 weeks and continues to haul?

    1. Marmalade Forest
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      Yup

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

      No need to change a good team. If it ain't broken don't fix it

  28. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Ings(c)??

    Away game

    Bournemouth need to win

    Chasing GB

  29. InSaneMan-e
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    Greenwood-->Rashford the way to go. May seem sideways but Marcus is back whilst greenwood is shattered.

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

      He needs few chances to score. Looks tired though yeah ..
      Have a feeling He'll sit fa cup out & james would be there for counter attack

      1. InSaneMan-e
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 11 days ago

        Yep your right. Hope one of shaw/Williams aren't out for all the games

  30. Marmalade Forest
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 11 days ago

    What price do we think Bruno will be next season?

    1. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      10.5 I reckon

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

      11

    3. C_Manan
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 11 days ago

      DeBruyne was 9.0 at start of this season

    4. InSaneMan-e
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 11 days ago

      9.5