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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. Miniboss
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Not sure what to do next, I'm leading by 10pts and rival has Ings & Pulisic. Any suggestions?
    1ft 2.4itb

    Pope
    TAA Doherty Aurier
    Salah KdB Foden Martial Bruno
    Jimenez Greenwood

    Button Lamptey Kiko Nketiah

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Chill grab a beer & watch the footie

      1. Miniboss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 16 days ago

        cheers

    2. Fantastic11
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Salah to sterling
      Foden to dsilva

      1. Miniboss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 16 days ago

        thanks!

  2. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 16 days ago

    AWB is such a garbage attacker, why do they try to force it on him? No idea why the signed AWB, he will never be good going forward

    1. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Dalot on at HT

    2. mgilbert86
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      probably will get an assist now that you said that.

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

      Palace leave him free as a trap. Clueless on the ball.

      Looked great with Palace cause he just had to defend. Poor fullback if your team have possession.

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Exactly, great defender if all he has to do is defend. No idea who scouted AWB for Man U if they wanted an attacking RB, hsi strength is defending

    4. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Clever from Palace leaving him as the spare man

    5. Leaf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Wasn’t he a winger all through his youth ? ...all though can see why he has converted to fb

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

    Time to get Bruno on....

  4. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Wtf is easy ozi Glen?

  5. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    AWB turned from a baps magnet to a yellow card magnet...

  6. The Senate
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Maguire header flies past the post

  7. GloryManUnited
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    How TF has Palace not gotten a card yet

    1. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Roy banned pokemon

    2. JONALDINHO
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Palace been all over United

  8. JONALDINHO
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Can’t believe people think AWB is better than Trent. Boggles my mind

    1. Bartowski
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Literally no one has ever said that.

      1. JONALDINHO
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Plenty of people. I’ve seen too many polls where AWB got more votes than Trent

        1. Bartowski
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Please provide a link to these 'many polls'

          1. JONALDINHO
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            Can’t put up link on phone but if you look up polls between them on Twitter you’ll find AWB winning some

        2. GloryManUnited
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Never

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Someone actually said that ?

    3. GloryManUnited
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Who in their right mind would ever say that? Lol

    4. GloryManUnited
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Don’t make things up because you guys have been exposed as frauds

    5. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      United fan. No one thinks that. Come on.

    6. Deulofail
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Maybe a year or 18 months ago it could be a legit question.

    7. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      one is a crossing merchant, the other a tackling merchant - both one-trick ponies?

      1. GloryManUnited
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        This is true.

      2. JONALDINHO
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Trent is better defensively than AWB offensively although I agree AWB is the better defender

  9. Bartowski
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    This is not the Crystal Palace I was looking for.

    1. DandyDon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Games like this why I didn’t want to go 3 Utd attack. Never going to be 3-0 every week!

  10. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 16 days ago

    0-0 and 0-1 Brighton would sum this GW up nicely

  11. wulfranian
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Ings offside?

  12. DandyDon
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Game sounds like Vardy game all over again! Score one Maguire! Could be massive for my team a 15pter from him

    1. Ady87
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      This!

  13. Bossworld
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Ings
    Greenwood
    Martial
    (B)runo

    All not really pulling their weight tonight

    1. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      What does “(B)runo” mean?

      1. TONY123
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        The B is silent

        1. CRO KLOPP
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 16 days ago

          Like (B)Rooney?

          1. TONY123
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 16 days ago

            Like Bronaldo

      2. CRO KLOPP
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Two Brunos

      3. AzzaroMax99
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Captain

      4. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Captain

  14. super zlatan
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    As a united fan it’s painful watching bissaka at times. Jeez

  15. Ady87
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Rashford greedy there, could have played in Greenwood a few seconds earlier.

  16. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Ayew kidding me...

  17. DA Minnion
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Ings gonna troll me this evening.

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Wait for Armstrong to come on first.

  18. JBG
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Ffs Rashford... Idiot.

    1. Leaf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      looks for the easy option to much for me

  19. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Maguire should have had a couple by now. Every corner he's getting to it.

  20. super zlatan
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Chances of a Bruno brace and a sir Harold of Maguire goal?
    🙁

    1. Leaf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Maguire is the biggest threat so far ,

  21. Says
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Bruno frustrated, took a pointless shot

  22. Bartowski
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    I don't think commentators should use the word fisted.

    1. Says
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I'd be happy if Glen Hoddle stopped using all words

    2. GOTHAM City F.C.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Did they say this GW has fisted us?

    3. Bob_the_builder
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      Well then what do you want the commentators to say when someone gets fisted on the pitch?

      1. Bartowski
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 16 days ago

        Describe their feelings for each other.

    4. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      I don't think posters on this forum should use the word fisted. 😉

  23. Fantastic11
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Any thoughts on my team! Requires some surgery! 0.1itb 1 FT
    De Gea Martin
    Taylor Aurier doh Gomez kiko
    Mahrez Foden son puli Bruno
    Vardy rash Jesus
    Thanks!!

  24. umerlfc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Up till now, Pulisic is the only one who hasn't blanked in my team

    Would call myself to believe this when Chelsea played Norwich

  25. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    All the attackers who haven't had a rest look paggered except maybe Martial. Fresh legs needed.

  26. Miniboss
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 16 days ago

    GW38 will be even slower than this borefest of a GW, everyone just wants to go to sleep.

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

    Clear pen

  28. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Zaha tumble in box.

  29. GloryManUnited
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    F off Zaha. Not even close

  30. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 16 days ago

    Could be a pen

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 16 days ago

      For?