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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. Salarrivederci
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Is that not a yellow for Azpi or is it allowed to kick each other in the genitals?

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

      so much this
      we need var

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

        Var can’t give yellows

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

          Allowed then. Burnley should add ballkicking to their defensive training. They won't concede ever again.

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

    why no red card for azpi yet?

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

    Concussion protocol needed after Bruno head injury

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

    Is 27 off 3 players any good? Asking for a friend.

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

      Amazing

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

        Eek

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

      Ask again once all games been played.

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

        Will do boss

      2. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 6 days ago

        This

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

    I think Sterling and Dilva have to start GW 38

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

      What a dive!

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

    I'm 40-odd points outside the money slots in my mini league so need some kind of miracle to get anything. With this in mind i am deliberately getting all the differentials and losing all of the sensible picks that the players abive me have, like Pope, TAA, KDB and Bruno. Only going for players who have the capability of scoring big, even if unlikely. Like 3 defenders with a penchant for scoring who nobody abive me owns.

    Martinez
    Digne, VVD, alonso
    Son, dsilva, antonio, martial
    Kane, aubameyang, vardy

    Bench: 3.9 keeper, foden, thomas, pieters

    It's liberating!

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

      Super team
      Go jesus instead of Vardy

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

        Good shout

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

      VVD instead of TAA is not a differential it’s asking for trouble. If you’re going differential go all out and get someone from another team

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

        Go with VVD. I have him too. Decent punt

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

        Very good point - any oyher recommendations? Looking for defenders with attacking credentials

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

      Wow, crazy good FH team

  7. Bookkeeper
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Is McGuire the most expensive defender in the world?

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

      VVD no?

      1. Berbs
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        VVD 75, Maguire 80

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

          Is Kepa more expensive?

          1. Berbs
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Most expensive GK 71m

    2. Berbs
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Yes

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

        Pool underpaid then 😉

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

      Gareth Bale

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

      Not sure but he is definitely the worst.

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

    Current FH-team

    Martinez
    pieters bardsley long
    martial salah sterling kdb antonio
    kane jesus

    Too dependent on burnley defence?

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

      Personally I wouldn't go all Burnley defence. Could pay off though.

  9. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    You can really tell Chelsea have more experience playing this formation than United.

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

      Agree. Well spoted

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

        I would say we've rested more of our key players too but I don't know if any of us know exactly what Chelsea's best team is

  10. potatoace
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Is it just me, but since restart does there appear to be an unprecedented number of injuries the meat and two veg.

    Almost every match .

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

    Rash range

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

    Bruno free kick coming. No Kepa thought

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

      Nailed in Daniel

  13. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Anyone doing any better than 0 from 0?

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

      I am, yes

      1. Bury94
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Well done!

  14. L S P
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Pretty happy non-owner of any players today.

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      I’ve been ruined in my ML by rival having double Southampton defence

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

    Fernandes been giving the ball away a lot

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

      I think Azpi took one off him.

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

        Nice

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

      Same as the last game. He just needs a rest

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

    Kepa is conceding that 100%. DDG maybe too

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

      He wouldn't have been able to reach that high

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

        Well said

  17. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Bruno is exhausted isn’t he?

    Considering going no United for FH 38.

    Bruno exhausted and Martial doesn’t seem to haul away.

    Thoughts?

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

      you saw Lei def today?

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

      Another game to go.

      1. TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Yes but how does that influence it?

    3. Salarrivederci
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Captain Morgan, Bennet and Fuchs.
      Even a tired Lingard could bag a couple of goals.

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

    Fred is s***

    1. Berbs
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Yes, he's sexy.

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

        this 😉

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

      too sexy for his shirt

  19. Amey
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Running backwards 60 yards to save counter attack.
    Ohhh I love Bruno Fernandes

  20. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    If Willian got that cross right it would have been Giroud v Williams in the air.

    Phew...

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

      Giroud could have been hurt

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

        99% trolls

        1. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          😀

  21. TeddiPonza
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    How is this FH team?

    Ederson
    Digne Pieters Stephens (Long Williams)
    Dilva Salah Martial Antonio (Guendouzi)
    Jesus Auba Kane

    Pending team news. If Sterling starts: Salah to Sterling and Ederson to Pope.

    Thoughts?

  22. Mind över Mata
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Initial thoughts?

    A) Salah -> Sterling
    B) Pulisic -> Dilva

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

    Chelsea looking good. Could be a mistake to have captained Salah 😆

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

      How could you

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

        Judas

    2. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Hopefully another 90 minutes to play

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

    Bruno down again

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      Taken down*

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

    Bruno dispossessed again

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

    Really targeting Bruno.

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

    They are clearing tryingbto injury Bruno

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

      Yep they want to finalise 4th tonight

    2. Wilshere Knowledge
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      He dived... again.

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Literally 0 dives today but okay

  28. KingZZ
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    I did Kane + Son to Sterling + Ings for a -4 after GW35. Since then, Kane has scored brace in both games, my captain sterling last week got benched and Ings missed a pen this GW. Now i am fully expecting Sterling to get benched again.

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

      Quite likely and always was I'm afraid to say

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

      Another example of how crazy this end of season has been.
      1 gw we see Jekyll, the next gw he's turned to Hyde.

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

    Triple Utd attack GW 1 for me

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

      It won't be as affordable as it is now. Could cost you the best part of 30m

  30. Monkey Hanger
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Anyone else got a 'hail Mary' captain lined up for 38+?

    About time Stanislas weaved some magic. 🙂