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Aurier starts again as Leicester and Spurs name unchanged teams

Leicester City continue their push for a UEFA Champions League qualification place this afternoon.

The Foxes head south face to Spurs in their latest pursuit of three points, with kick-off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at 16:00 BST.

The team news is very straightforward as both managers have named unchanged starting XIs following wins in Gameweek 36+.

That means another start for Serge Aurier (£5.1m), who has travelled back from France after spending time with his family in the wake of his brother’s death.

It also means a second successive run-out for Luke Thomas (£4.0m) for the visitors, with the budget Fantasy Premier League defender again featuring at left wing-back.

Brendan Rodgers’ side are without Ricardo Pereira (£6.2m), James Maddison (£7.3m), Ben Chilwell (£5.5m), Christian Fuchs (£4.2m) and Marc Albrighton (£5.1m) through injury, with Caglar Soyuncu (£4.9m) suspended.

Dele Alli (£8.3m) is still unavailable for Spurs but Juan Foyth (£4.8m) returns from a lengthy lay-off and is among the substitutes.

Only one Leicester player has an effective ownership of more than 1% in the top 10k: that, unsurprisingly, is Jamie Vardy (£9.7m), who sits in just over one in five of these squads.

Aurier has been benched by more than half of his owners within the top 10k, meanwhile.

Mourinho’s starting XI may have been unchanged in the last three games but the formation continues to evolve, with Son Heung-min (£9.7m) here playing out wide on the left of a 4-2-3-1 rather than up top alongside Harry Kane (£10.9m).


Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris; Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Davies; Sissoko, Winks; Lo Celso, Lucas, Son; Kane.

Leicester City XI: Schmeichel; Bennett, Morgan, Evans; Justin, Ndidi, Tielemans, Thomas; Perez, Vardy, Barnes.

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1,970 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nas
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Is there some sort of rivalry between soton and Bournemouth? The soton players seemed really fired up for that.

    1. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      El Coastico

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        El Clasicoast*

    2. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 6 days ago

      its a derby, kind of

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

      El Beachico.

    4. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      They are not even in our league

    5. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      El Deckchairio

  2. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Mings

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Can only get better!

      1. tiger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        can only get mingier

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

      Mings, ain’t that a kick in the head...

  3. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Got no Spurs, got no Leicester

    1. Lucy2019
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Green arrow for you. Although I have Aurier.

      1. tiger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Oh wait, I just realised I have Aurier too! Although he is 2nd on bench so shouldn't be needed...hopefully!

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

    Ramsdale 3
    Adams 2
    McCarthy 1

    1. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Ings bap for being involved in team winning celebrations?

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

        The more BAPs the better.

  5. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 6 days ago

    I only just checked the Southampton game

    Feared the worst after seeing Ings already bagged in the first half

    What a lovely surprise

    1. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      He was my captain. I’m thrilled.

    2. E25
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Why are all the non owners gloating. Some of us are still licking our wounds over here!

  6. Teror
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    NON-INGS OWNERS OF THE WORLD UNITE

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Wood owners rejoicing in an intelligent purchase

    2. E25
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Almost as jammy as owning Wood

  7. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Let's go Vardy. We need a party.

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      I own Vardy. He will therefore flop.

  8. Kellz86
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    No Jammy Pieters points boo! Lol

    1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Pieters should have played in front of Aurier anyway.

      1. TheTinman
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Like me

  9. JONALDINHO
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Feel so lucky not owning ings. Scored that pen and he would have 9 more pts. The top 1k dream is still alive baby

    1. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Ings was my captain...

      1. E25
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Same :'( unlucky mate

    2. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      This game is all luck, that game proved it

      1. POLSKA GOLA
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Yes it is

      2. Lucy2019
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 6 days ago

        How did that specific game prove it?

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Did you watch it!?

      3. diesel001
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Not all luck. But for players who remain active through all 38 GWs, I reckon it is about 30% luck and tilting more and more towards luck.

        1. JONALDINHO
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Luck evens out through a season though.

          1. Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Not at all, I can vouch for that this season!

        2. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          It's far far more than 30% luck, I'd say at least 80

    3. CBonci
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      He was my TC this week. So many emotions when he stepped for and then missed that pen. Huuuuge point swing

      1. JONALDINHO
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        1 missed pen cost you 27 pts. Crazy

  10. Louis Van Gaalstones
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Gonna need Villa and Watford to get slaughtered for the last 2 games

  11. Carcetti
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Double cleanies for Southampton, leggoooo

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      So so lucky, poor decision having that

      1. JJeyy
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Nope, was a great dexision, Bournemouth only had 0.67xg

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Did you see the game? The clean sheet was a miracle and I'm a saints fan!

  12. E25
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Danny Ings punished me week after week earlier in the season when I stubbornly kept ignoring him.
    Only fitting that he ends any chance of winning my ML with that Penalty miss having capped him :'(
    Oh Danny boy.

    1. TheTinman
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      I had him for his consistent hauls and sold off for his failings. That’s the difference 😎

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        against a -2, 9 point swing ?

      2. E25
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Teach us

    2. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      that was a 4 point and 3 bap miss

      1. HollywoodXI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        -2 for pen on top

      2. E25
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        18 point swing for me. I was15 behind in ML :'(

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          sickening

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

      Exactly the same boat. Sickening.

  13. tucaoneo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Respect. Please don't punish me Aurier.

  14. sunzip14
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Come on Captain Kane. Expecting nothing less than last GW's score from you!

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Hurrikane warning issued

  15. Chucky
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Vardy haul needed asap...

  16. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Dang, didn’t think Aurier would play so benched him and brought Pieters in. Shouldn’t live to regret that but never know...

    Let’s go Vardy! Hatty required 🙂

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      You know Pieters got 12 points right?

  17. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Vardy looking super lively, owners can start counting their juicy points already....

    1. TheTinman
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Licking my lips

  18. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    No skin in this game, having sold Vardy for Ings 🙁

  19. FPLHaggis
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Just had a look at this fplreview website with regards to ML rival I'm chasing. I own Ings, he doesn't.

    My luck rating is 27.37 and his is 93.06 haha.

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      how to get the luck factor? wish that was available back in the day to check the jamminess of the one and only Mark Sutherns

    2. FPLHaggis
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      He also owns Kane and Son 😆

  20. DAZZ
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Would be bitterly disappointed as an Ings owner if i didnt have Mccarthy’s lovely 8 pointer.

  21. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Group hug Ings owners for being so unlucky

    1. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Juuuhhuuuuu

    2. Carcetti
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      So unlucky!! At least he got one..

    3. elchilangles
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      especially when you played him over Jimenez!!!

  22. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Justin og

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Oh dear

  23. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    SONNNNN GOAL

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

    Son G

  25. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Son G

    OG Justin

  26. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    lol

  27. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Oh dear

  28. TheTinman
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Vardy and Kane owner. Let’s go. Goal fest please.

  29. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Looks a mile off

  30. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    SON GOAL
    KANE ASSIST