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Adams lines up alongside Ings as £4.0m defender starts for Crystal Palace

After weeks of debate, Che Adams (£6.0m) finally has the chance to prove himself up against colleague Danny Ings (£8.5m).

The former Birmingham City forward has been named in Southampton’s starting line-up for a trip to Crystal Palace having outscored Ings in the last three matches of 2019/20.

The Saints’ back-four, which has been targeted by plenty of Fantasy managers this summer, is mostly as expected, featuring Ryan Bertrand (£5.0m), Jan Bednarek (£4.5m), Jack Stephens (£5.0m) and Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.5m) in front of Alex McCarthy (£4.5m).

Will Smallbone (£4.5m) comes in for the injured Stuart Armstrong (£5.5m), offering another budget midfield route into the Southampton team alongside Oriol Romeu (£4.5m), who is paired with James Ward-Prowse (£6.0m) in the centre of the park.

A large portion of Fantasy Football Scout readers will be pleased to see Tyrick Mitchell (£4.0m) handed a start at left-back.

The youngster has commanded a hold over that position during pre-season although it did come with the caveat of Palace’s injury issues.

However, despite the return of James McCarthy (£4.5m) to central midfield, displacing Jairo Riedewald (£4.5m), Roy Hodgson has kept Mitchell in the starting line-up. Meanwhile, Riedewald has missed out on a place in the matchday squad altogether.

As expected, Wilfried Zaha (£7.0m) starts up-front as an out-of-position midfielder, and Fantasy managers may want to keep an eye on the fact that Eberechi Eze (£6.0m) is on the bench alongside Luka Milivojevic (£6.0m) and Michy Batshuayi (£6.0m).

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Mitchell, Dann, Kouyaté, J Ward; Schlupp, McCarthy, McArthur, Townsend; Zaha, Ayew.

Southampton XI: McCarthy; Bertrand, Bednarek, J Stephens, Walker-Peters; Smallbone, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Redmond; Adams, Ings.

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1,786 Comments Post a Comment
  1. S.Kuqi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Hopefully Fulham staysbin premier league. Such a beatiful stadium they have

    1. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Got soft spot for them

      1. beric
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Cute

    2. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Yeah, agree with you there ... sunshine beers on the river and a nice wee club in general.

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Been there few times. In overrall good exprience

  2. beric
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    7 points from 1 player so far.

    If this trend continues I will won the whole thing

    1. beric
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      *win

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      12 from 2. I’ll take 2nd spot.

  3. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Gandhi in shambles.

  4. MaRooney 5
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    How was Bellerin?

    1. THE WERNER DELUSION
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      pretty happy, looked decent

    2. Gregor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Looked good, £5m looks a great price him when Arsenal get a good run of fixtures.

    3. lugs
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      really good, Tierney feeding Auba looks where the points are though

    4. T.Henry14
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      more offensive than Tierney

    5. Hungry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      I have Maitland-Niles, also 5m. He looked terrible but 6 points is 6 points. Bellerin looked pretty sharp, a few wayward passes but positionally decent in defence. Although we're talking Fulham here, and nothing I saw today suggested Arsenal won't be stretched by better opposition. I'm MN out for GW 3.

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Very honest assessment.

  5. Tamagotchi Massacre
    • 6 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Not much fun watching Fulham really was it. Pretty dreadful team but managed by a lovely man (off the field). And with Mitro up front they look like a team of butchers.

    On the plus side and thanks to the commercials I have discovered that the solution to erectile dysfunction can be ordered from the comfort of my own home

    Which might help with watching Fulham

  6. Fulham vs Arsenal Match Data Live
    DavidMunday815
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 2 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Hi everyone,

    Just to let you know that the match data from Fulham v Arsenal has updated in the Premium Members Area. Make sure you head over there now to view average positions of every player, touch maps, shot maps, xG shot maps (my favourite) as well as sortable tables comparing each asset for shots in the box, big chances, shots on target, key passes and much, much more!

    FULHAM V ARSENAL MATCH DATA: https://members.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/matches/2128288/

    1. Herman Toothrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Any update as to when the swanky new version goes live?

    2. Jeremy Corbyn
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Thanks for doing this straight away and for your work. Hope the RMT also gets updated soon after GW is over.

    3. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      How on earth does a post like this get hulked?

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        It’s informative, why not?

        1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 22 hours ago

          If its going to happen after every match its going to clutter the HT list.

        2. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 3 Years
          8 days, 22 hours ago

          Just a wind-up. Thought it was obvious, apologies

    4. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      did nketiah just come on to take corners or something

    5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 days, 21 hours ago

      Have FPL points been added into the comparison tool yet?

    6. Fit of Pique
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 16 hours ago

      Fulham expected goals 0.15...

  7. JURGENAUT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    1 player, 14 points.

    Satisfied.

    1. niko mate
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Not good for a 12m captain. 4m defender can socre that much.

      1. GREEN IS GOOD
        • 4 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Don't be daft - captains often blank, so it's good enough

      2. Adetro
        • 9 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        For me it's the least amount of points from my captain for me to be 'happy'. I'd have taken 14 points from him before the match, but probably not less than that.

    2. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Certainly could have been worse!

  8. LangerznMash
    • 4 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Pepe and Saliba gonna drop in price.

  9. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Anyone else doubled up on Ings Adams?

    1. COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Me

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Let's hope for mega hauls!

  10. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Auba had a lower xG and xA than Xhaka in that game! 😀

    1. Totalfootball
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Really ??

    2. ZeBestee
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Needs only a chance or 2 to tuck it away. He is lethal tbf

    3. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      He was quite wide a lot of the time. After Arsenal got their 2nd goal he was more central.

    4. F4L
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      To be fair, on another day Auba gets a hat trick in that second half.

    5. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      And yet he still scored and Xhaka didn't

    6. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Eye test over that all day thanks

    7. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Which shows why they are misleading measures

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Not misleading, useful when combined with other measures and over a longer time horizon
        Willian looks really good on the stats btw!

    8. Amey
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Xhaka had 1/2 good chances. Fluffed his chances actually iirc 😀

  11. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Adams, KWP and McCarthy up next on my BB, really need a Southampton clean sheet and Adams to outscore Ings. Come on the Saints.

    1. KwazyKing
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      i have KWP+Mcarty but also zaha FFS what to vote for lol

      1. Harn1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Good luck. I'm on bench boost too, I have McCarthy, Guaita, Bednarek, KWP and Mitchell. 5 players in one game and I'm cheering for 0-0!

        1. KwazyKing
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 21 hours ago

          8pt for the game atm, i'll take that.. every little helps 2 game in and 28pts

  12. Herman Toothrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Watkins 6.0

  13. Woy_is_back
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Mccarthy cs and Adams brace coming up

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Fingers crossed Woy

    2. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      THIS. With two assists from KWP.

  14. Covid Martial
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Anyone know why the FPL deadline was 11 am when kick off wasn't till 12.30?!

    1. Lingard’s Shin Guards
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      No leaks this season

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      90 mins before kick off now to stop team leaks

    3. L'Aeroplanino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      early leaks

    4. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Last few seasons people have been leaking official PL team lineups about 15 mins before the FPL deadline. So FPL moved the deadline back 30 minutes to stop those leaks having an impact on team selection and transfers.

    5. Covid Martial
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Oh fair play. Thanks all.

  15. Daniel S., FPL Veteran
    • 11 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    KDB most transferred already, Bruno second.

    Son most transfers out, Mitro second.

    Price changes will be fast and painful

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Martial?

      1. Daniel S., FPL Veteran
        • 11 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Behind arsenal boys. He might rise 0.1. Tops

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          8 days, 22 hours ago

          Not sure when to bring him in ffs. Let's see

          1. Daniel S., FPL Veteran
            • 11 Years
            8 days, 22 hours ago

            Wait on Martial

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Quite happy sitting with Bruno on the bench

    3. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Son out already? Ouch

  16. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    McCarthy and KWP CS, Ings brace, let's go!

  17. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Interesting to see how highly owned ASM is.

    1. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      I am hoping he is the GW1 badwagon flop that happens every year

      1. pundit of punts
        • 7 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        This

      2. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Yup...just doesnt strike me as angoal scorer

      3. WHUFCSmith23
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        More because he is the best of a rogue lot at 5.5m surely

    2. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      A resukt of all the spoonfeeding going on these days

    3. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      I have asm, saka, keita and doucoure. Asm was best 5.5

  18. SoapAFC
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Salah EO?

    1. Daniel S., FPL Veteran
      • 11 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      We dont know

    2. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      115%

    3. Nimby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Something like 114% I think I saw earlier before the website went down.

    4. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Auba 94% 49%

      Salah 77% 33%

  19. BenDavies
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Richard Keys is a terrible presenter. How does he still have a job

    1. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 6 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Because he can get away with it in that country

      1. BenDavies
        • 7 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        True

    2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Very hairy hands

  20. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Villa 1-0 United

    Watkins.

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Lmao

      Villa with a competent striker, miraculous

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      This will be so funny.

    3. F4L
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      6.5 and under has so many decent striker options this year.

  21. pundit of punts
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Any chance of holding sneaking. Bap?

  22. balint84
    • 4 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Will there be price change tonight?

    1. Daniel S., FPL Veteran
      • 11 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Not imo

    2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      If there are enough transfers.

  23. Daniel S., FPL Veteran
    • 11 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    I am considering Auba to KDB. Dont want to lose 0.1 on KDB who is a season keeper barring injury or multiple blanks. Anyone else in the same boat?

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      No

    2. THE WERNER DELUSION
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      hmm

    3. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      I want points, so no.

    4. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      No. Auba(C) vs west ham

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        This

    5. mgilbert86
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      West ham look unstable, would definitely not force that before that game is played

    6. Herman Toothrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Going for Sterling instead so should be safe hopefully.

      Auba still has a good fixture GW2

    7. F4L
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      No chance

    8. COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Season-keeper at 9.5, not 11.5

      1. F4L
        • 5 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        260 points is surely a season keeper?

        1. Werner Brothers
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 22 hours ago

          Can be 1 season wonder also

          1. F4L
            • 5 Years
            8 days, 22 hours ago

            On pens now (probably),Silva gone. Unless Foden ends up near the 2000 minute mark this year, I can't see how KDB doesn't play as advanced, or even more advanced than last year. Season keeper for me.

        2. COK3Y5MURF
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          8 days, 22 hours ago

          Yeah, at 9.5. And 250 was last season

          1. F4L
            • 5 Years
            8 days, 22 hours ago

            You don't think he can repeat it?

            1. COK3Y5MURF
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              8 days, 22 hours ago

              Perhaps. Perhaps not. But assuming the new season will pan out exactly like the last is dangerous. It rarely does. Salah is a safe bet for 200+ every year but not many others. With a higher price comes higher expectations and Sterling was better than him post-restart. I looked at KDB's returns from every week last season since I held him throughout and could see many instances where I would've sold him had he been 11.5.

    9. Kun Tozser
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Not fussed about 0.1 when there’s no danger I can’t make that switch, still bank 0.4

      Ceiling with Auba against West Ham at home is this too great.

    10. Dr. Rog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Auba will smash it next week against westham.
      And by wk3 all the cool kids will be buying in Sterling.

    11. Whiskerz
      • 7 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Sticking to the plan atm. Auba hold and cap vs westham. Out for KDB after that

    12. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      I KdB rises instantly

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        *doubt

  24. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    So we still can’t see other people’s teams? What’s going on?

    1. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      You can

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      You have to click manager name first

  25. mgilbert86
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Mitrovic 5.9 imminent

    1. Ser Davos
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      If keeps dropping he could turn into a bargain later on

  26. pundit of punts
    • 7 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Link to mark’s team?

    1. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      He got the usual ones + Robbo

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      It's in his article from this morning

  27. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Quite nice having Bruno on the bench as everyone jumps on him

    That is until it’s announced he’s in quarantine for 2 weeks

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Once Mo returns today - the jumpers on will be in a dilemma no?

  28. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Feeling confident in Palace - not exactly. Poor match up typically. But that’s a tasty looking bench

    Bats to come on and puncture my double cs.

    Luckily I’ll also get the Ings double in the 2-1

    1. THE WERNER DELUSION
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      I started Bats 🙁 hopefully he comes on for at least 30 and tears them a new one

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        All but brought him in last minute but missing one and three quarters games in first 4 said no

    2. F4L
      • 5 Years
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      has Bats been brought in to be a starter alongside Ayew?

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Doubt it

        Ayew will displace Townsend on the right. Suspect long term Eze will be oop as 10 and Wilf on the left - advanced left.

        That’s in good fixtures. Imagine it’ll be more conservative in other matches Zaha to 10 and Schlupp on left

        1. F4L
          • 5 Years
          8 days, 22 hours ago

          Cheers 🙂

  29. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Are H2H leagues not working?

  30. Kaptenen
    • 4 Years
    8 days, 22 hours ago

    Transfers all over the place, probably should sell Ings for Martial as planned already tonight so I will not be priced out...

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Considering it myself

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      8 days, 22 hours ago

      Lots of risk with all these early tranfers when you do not even know the fitness status of UTD or City.

      1. Society
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 days, 22 hours ago

        Before the games even started, I saw an equal number of transfers to Greenwood & Werner. CVould that be a planned hit to achieve the value of Greenwood from Auba GW1 capts, plus a hit to secure Werner before a price rise ?
        Seems silly given the Chelsea GW2 vs Pool ..... but I guess that's how much some value 0.1.

        1. Society
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          8 days, 22 hours ago

          (which could be 0.2 if Auba takes it up the bum as people jump off with fixtures)
          Far more monetary planning than I'm equipped for I'm afraid.