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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. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    How come Matic is playing against his parent club?

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

      Facepalm

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

    I feel like not keeping Ings for FH gw38.
    Not confident of a haul against SHU & he still is 2 goals away from matching Vardy for the golden boot.

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

      Looks like Ings vs Antonio at that price range.

    2. jamiejoe
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      I agree... Sheff Utd strong defensively.

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

      Had your thoughts changed if he scored the pen ?

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

        Yes because he'd be 1 goal closer to the target & more confident.

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

          Okay.
          I think Ings is a very good pick. Actually I'm happy he missed pen as a non owner. Will get him on FH for sure

  3. KingZZ
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 2 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 penalty this GW. Now i am fully expecting Sterling to get benched again.

    1. SAY MY NAME
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      similar for me, had son and kane for a few weeks for their blanks, soon as i sold them they've hauled, typical!

      1. sully29
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        We reacted to their awful performances. Unfortunately so did they.

      2. Shark
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Me too. I had Jesus too. All 3 have not stopped scoring since I dropped them.
        I have learnt that it is possible to be too ahead of the curve.

  4. Releasebreaks
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Those 2 Kane goals, kind of full stomach...
    Made my cash secured in my ML

    1. sunzip14
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Same here. Not secured but in a very good position!

    2. Kane Lane
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      congratulations

  5. Mr Arsenal
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Ole “my players are not divers”

    2 Bruno dives and 1 Rashford dive in one half already.

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

      Fred dived too.

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

      Can't blame them, surely even they noticed that refs are likely to give pens to United even if the foul is the other way (Bruno vs Villa).

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

    Bruno (c) isn’t going to make it, is he?

    1. kamdaraji
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      he will

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

        ...make the gw38 starting XI

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

      Exactly why I went Vardy captain, didn't pay off

  7. mynameisq
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    What's all this dive talk, what dives are you seeing? I'm seeing a dirty Chelsea

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

      this

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

      Haters gon' hate

  8. kamdaraji
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Will Foden start v Watford?

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

      Phil his brother might.

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

        😀

  9. Amey
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Overreacting here is real 😀

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

      always has been

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

    Rashford as CF is not working

    1. sully29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Rarely does.

    2. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      I swear he's been asleep the first half. Not been making runs in behind. Does not look sharp.

  11. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Deleting your own posts to edit them is abuse of power TM

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

      Reply fail.

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        How can I reply to that which is not there?

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

          Didn't edit it btw.

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

    Slabbed head.

  13. Kane Lane
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Which move?

    A)TAA Ings to Pieters Auba -4

    B) KDB Foden to DSilva Antonio -4

    C) KDB to DSilva

    Thanks

  14. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    These players need reminding to head the ball rather than each other

  15. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Bailly & Maguire down o.o

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

      VARDYYYYY

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

    mctominey to play cb

  17. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Terrible game

    1st semi was much better to watch

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

      Was always going to be the case.

    2. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Sometimes a semi just isn't enough

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

    Maguire down. Man U might defend properly now.

  19. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    What a start to the bench boost!

    14 points on bench from 2 and Pope in starting XI! 12 to go

    Can't believe Stephens 8 pointer 🙂

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

    Martial time

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

    *Reverses the Kane >> Vardy transfer on FH

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

    Martial coming on

  23. Monkey Hanger
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Butcher returns.

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

    wow Martial to come on

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

    Martial on
    Bailly off

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

    Bailly throwing headbutts around like they're going out of fashion, even his own teammates

  27. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Martial getting ready.
    Will be in for the second half.

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

      Well, even before thst it looks.

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

    One for the mods

    When a comment is deleted, it still appears in the right hand side recent comments and still appears in user profile posting history

  29. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 2 days ago

    Bailley is so unlucky

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

    Martial coming on