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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. Isco Disco
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 14 days ago

    How’s Ings playing?
    Does he look like an essential vs BOU next week?

    1. Vazza
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Do you already have Jimenez in your team?

        1. Isco Disco
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          I love Jimenez and was considering bringing him in for Vardy but he doesn’t have high ceiling like Kane or Ings

      • KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        After city struggled against them, I’d say no

      • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Bournemouth are good

      • jdp219
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Still kind of feels essential, regardless.

        1. jdp219
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          But ML rivals have him, so I feel antsy.

      • PLerix
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Watch Madrid, relax, have a beer, and read the update after the game, mate 🙂

    2. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      That was terrible from AWB. Wasn't even under pressure

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Was pretty good for his standard tbh.

    3. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      AWB 😆

      Palace happy to leave him free.

    4. Differentiator
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Who do you think will score next?

      1. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Deeney, tomorrow.

      2. Chucky
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Ings followed by Martial...

      3. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Elvis

    5. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Great McCarthy clean sheet gone, gameweek is so bad it’s actually amusing

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Look at it liked this - you got C and VC the right way around - one for the record books there

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Every cloud and that lol

    6. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Christ above please win United

      And do something anything Ings!

      1. Hy liverpool
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Say it louder

      2. The Red Devil
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Amen

    7. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Nice one Maupay. Score again

    8. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      So about Pulisic being a captain fail...

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          6 points is basically 12 this week.

      1. DAZZ
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        You’ll be banging on about this for months at this rate

    9. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      That much laughed at Pulisic 12 point captain haul seems to get bigger and bigger as the games go by.

    10. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Man U frauds, back to bad at best

    11. Bartowski
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      Mid July is always a terrible time for fantasy football...

      1. diesel001
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        I've always enjoyed the fantasy games for the World Cup and Euros. Did pretty well in the last Euros especially after Ronaldo brace vs Hungary, but then I had French players in the SFs and Portugal done me

    12. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 14 days ago

      As a Chelsea fan and FPL owner of Greenwood, Bruno, and AWB, I totally enjoy todays match because (most probably) any outcome will be okay for me

      1. Bartowski
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Not if you're a Chelsea fan

        1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Yes because man U loss good for top 4 and Man U win a high probability of my assets geting a houl... Kinda like a hedge

      2. Og
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        2-1 Man u. Martial and Mctominay goals, pogba assists.

        1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Sc**w that...

    13. Right In The Stanchion
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Keep it going palace. Only noobs support United

      • BDA Shadow
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        A 0-0 from Uniter Palace would actually be perfect for me.

      • AzzaroMax99
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Come on Bruno(C). Save my week 🙁

      • Lucy2019
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 14 days ago

        So glad I captained Jesus.

      • Revival
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Townsend is 29 years old, really?

        1. Gravless are for Kinnear
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Him and Walcott have a great future ahead of them

      • BDA Shadow
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Wan-Bisakka with a great opportunity there and a weak shot.

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Palace players not even marking him. They've seen him try to play attacking day-in, day-out in training.

          1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            😉

      • Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 14 days ago

        1 Man U is too many, let alone 3 attackers..

      • Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Wish there wasn’t a game tomorrow night, just want this GE to be over

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          GW

          1. jamiejoe
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 14 days ago

            I'm on Antonio captain in the shoot out under the lights in London Olympic stadium

        2. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Amen

      • COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Greenwood is human

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Regression was overdue.

      • Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Greenwood wasting Tony A .... would have been heaven

      • JBG
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        2gws ago that would have went in :/.

      • TwiggsJameson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        The gameweek that just gives and gives.........

        1. Revival
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Maybe every popular pick is gonna to bang in GW38+ and 100+ scores will be common on here

      • Gunner Boy
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Come on Ings

      • jdp219
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        I haven't seen anyone tie a shoe that slowly since my daughter started learning how.

      • jamiejoe
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Man Utd looking likely?

        I've been busy...

        Who are we dropping after this game week?

      • My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Maguire fooked. What a gameweek

      • mgilbert86
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Well atleast with that goal Maupay might be less at threat of potter rotation for next week.

        1. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          I prefer King.

      • La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 14 days ago

        Maguire fail

        1. Gudjohnsen
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 14 days ago

          Why? Is he off?