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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. Bartowski
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    A lot these price rises on fplstatistics will be people activating their wildcards to bring in Manchester players so won't actually affect the prices.

    1. LangerznMash
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Manchester players aren't price locked.

      1. Bartowski
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Wildcards don't affect price rises.

    2. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      More transfers than wildcard probably

      1. Society
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Yep ..... and you wouldn't activate your wildcard til the round is complete, so wildcards not effecting prices wouldn't be in play yet.

        1. Bartowski
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          You know all of the 6 million players on the game personally?!

  2. Ser Davos
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 14 days ago

    Pepe 8m

    1. THE WERNER DELUSION
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      people would have probably posted this about Willian had Pepe started 😀

    2. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Not proven anything for that pricetag

    3. doher.ty
        1 month, 14 days ago

        He didn’t start, flattered to deceive

    4. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 14 days ago

      If u own salah and have captained him as well what do u want from him vs leeds??

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 14 days ago

        A blank

      2. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I would like 35 x 2 points please

        1. Tempestic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Nah thats a fail imo

      3. THE WERNER DELUSION
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        a CS

        1. Society
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Would be nice for me. Mane as C, with Ayling on bench.

      4. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Maybe 4 goals and 3 assists

    5. Misunderstood Genius
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 14 days ago

      Fraser Forster on the bench for Saints. Anyone think he could challenge McCarthy for the no. 1 spot?

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 14 days ago

        McCarty will need to be worse than Forster

      2. Bubz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        No

      3. Ser Davos
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Very possible

      4. doher.ty
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Nah McC beat them all out for it, his to lose and will he though to lose imo

        • diesel001
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Yes.

      5. Ser Davos
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Brentford lost 0-1

        No Benrahma

        1. TAT
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Linked to Arsenal. Hm…

      6. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 14 days ago

        I was looking at the arsenal player list and saw Ozil in there. Completely forgot he existed

        How is he still at araenal?!?!?

        1. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          He just refuses to leave. Absolute cretin

          1. THE WERNER DELUSION
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            cretin is massively harsh

            1. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              I don't like him one bit. His attitude stinks

              1. g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Doing a Bale & sitting it out on £375k a week

          2. bitm2007
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Knows he will have to take a pay cut if he leaves.

            1. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Deservedly so, he plays at 50% effort levels

        2. THE WERNER DELUSION
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          mainly because he's on about a billion pound a week

        3. mgilbert86
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          he's milking that stupid contract we gave him

          1. Nightcrawler
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 14 days ago

            That was pretty bad. United got away with sanchez arsenal cant

          2. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            So correct

        4. Chirsbom
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Why is Bale at Real? Nobody else wants to pay their salary.

      7. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Transfers for GW2 & GW3.

        1. Bruno
        2. Rashford

        A. KDB
        B. Sterling

        1. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          1a

          1. Eh, just one more thing ...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            THIS.

      8. bitm2007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 14 days ago

        Fantasy Football Fix are predicting that KDB, Bruno, Willian and Gabriel will rise in price tonight and Martial tomorrow if they continue to pick up new owners at there current rate. I'd be surprised if it happens though.

        https://www.fantasyfootballfix.com/price/

        1. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          They will dammn it. I cant swallow KDB double price rise

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 14 days ago

            I want Sterling anyways so no issues for me

            1. mgilbert86
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Considering both actually, Man city attacking stats are so far above anyone else it was actually crazy

        2. THE WERNER DELUSION
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          'if they continue to pick up new owners at there current rate' - they won't

          1. bitm2007
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Yes the site has been updated since I checked, KDB, Bruno, Willian and Gabriel rises predicted for tomorrow night now.

        3. doher.ty
            1 month, 14 days ago

            This is why you keep 0.5 to start the season, price rise are always unpredictable to start.

            1. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              KDB rising 0.2 is an issue anyway no matter you have 0.5 itb

          • Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            This fear-mongering won't help KDB's price. Schrodinger's Cat.

            Relax everyone, he shouldn't rise this week.

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Reasoning?

              1. Giggs Boson
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                You missed the point.

                By saying he won't rise, he won't rise. By panicking people into buying him, he may rise.

                So I'm saying he won't rise.

            2. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              He might rise 0.2m even at this rate. Most transferred in and Son is being sold by the masses. It's so obvious. If Mane/Salah blank the floodgates will be open

          • Society
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Fernandes on bench GW1, De Bruyne already in for GW2 ..... comfy !

        4. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Relieved I took out Son for Ings + 0.5 with these price drops

        5. Azathoth
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Last season GW1 (c) Wilson 5pts
          This season GW1 (c) Auba 7pts

          Bliah.......

        6. Nightcrawler
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 14 days ago

          Benched smallbone but wouldnt mind some attacking returns

          1. doher.ty
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Lol

            • Society
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Nice lil' differential !
              Well done !

          2. Tempestic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Any clues whats going on in that Villa, United game?

            1. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Watkins G

            2. FOO FIGHTER
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Going to be a pain if you have Mitro etc.

            3. GREEN IS GOOD
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Bruno red card

            4. Society
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Quarantined. We all get -3 for any villa or manU on our bench

          3. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            I hope the players I own do well and the ones I don't do badly.

            1. THE WERNER DELUSION
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              why

              1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                It's a revolutionary concept, I know.

            2. Lingard’s Shin Guards
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Hot take

            3. badgerboy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Breadbin will have that carved on his headstone.

          4. THE WERNER DELUSION
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            anyone else any insight into FanTeam price changes? they change randomly, but assuming it's based on points scored and not transfers in? no chance of a KDB rise is there?

            1. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              I should have played the game

              1. THE WERNER DELUSION
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                you get 70% of average points for a late entry all the way up to GW5 - I'm probably gonna enter one more with Manc players next week

                1. Daniel - Go Granville
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  H.mm. good one. Are you sure ? I'll do it then

                  1. THE WERNER DELUSION
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    yeah, 70% is way too many imo but that's what it says

            2. Strchld
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              I think its similar than FPL. No points, buying and solding.

          5. Daniel - Go Granville
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 14 days ago

            Is Liverpool defense EO% over 100%? If we have only TAA, CS means red arrow right?

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Yes, combined ownership of 114.8% for the back 4 and GK.

            2. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 14 days ago

              Leeds will score mate

              1. Bobby Digital
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Nahh

              2. doher.ty
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Okay...

                  1. Daniel - Go Granville
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Oh my. This game is becoming the Soffie's choice

                    1. doher.ty
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Neat

                  2. Kun Tozser
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    This

                • ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  TAA attacking return should change this

                  1. Daniel - Go Granville
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Yes, that's why I said only the CS

                • Society
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  You'll have to explain this mathematical concept to me.
                  That's twice I've read EO% tonight.

                  1. Society
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Is it effective ownership ?

              3. mgilbert86
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 14 days ago

                Very interested to see if Salah drops after this GW even if he scores because of Chelsea fixture and City and Utd assets being open

                1. Daniel - Go Granville
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  If he blanks everyone will be getting KDB

                  1. Rolls-Royce
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Nah, I prefer Sterling

                2. Hairy Potter
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  Same could be said of Chelsea assets with the Liverpool fixture. If Werner doesn't impress, he might be shipped to Martial. I can see a lot of knee jerking and swapping between premium players early this season.

              4. King Drogba11
                  1 month, 14 days ago

                  What time are price rises typically ?

                  1. doher.ty
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Wait till all the games are played

                    • g40steve
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      2am

                    • My heart goes Salalalalah
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      2am-ish UK time I think

                  2. Dele
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Get me a bit of Smallbone

                    1. badgerboy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      It's not small, it's just very thin.

                  3. Daniel - Go Granville
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    I can't handle 0.2m price rise for KDB. If the transfers continue with this trendline I am getting him in Monday evening. Mitro and Son will drop 2 too so 0.4m is too much at 100m initial budget

                    1. Giorgi89
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      IMO relax 7.5% target with all frenetic players having already done their FT... NO reason for him to double rise this week

                    2. Chirsbom
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      And if Son lights it up?

                  4. pingissimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Nice to be popular. Everyone wants to be Palace

                    Chelsea nick out first strip and Southampton out team of the eighties look.

                    1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Exactly, the trend setters we are 🙂 COYP!!!

                      1. pingissimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        From memory the team of the 80s wasn't that much in the end. Good omens

                    2. THE WERNER DELUSION
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      up the Palace

                  5. Giorgi89
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Guys, did not manage to view shot table / XG tables etc in the member area? Help somewhere? Cheers on good luck for Saints triple up 😉

                  6. Bubz
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    New premier league anthem is shite

                    1. Nightcrawler
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      I liked the kasabian fire one

                      Also the one where players would kick each ither the ball from their little pods back in 07 08

                      1. Nightcrawler
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        The rest all pants

                    2. Hakim Ziyech
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3565EQ-pAuY

                      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QLX6Dlp9G80

                      The real PL anthem. Still the best I’ve heard in the PL

                  7. Deulofail
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Bench boost fail. Wildcard activated.

                  8. Dain Bramage
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Will someone please explain the word Casual please.
                    To me it’s when I was a teenager going to games in my design gear and I’m going back many years.
                    Cheers

                    1. Chirsbom
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      More or less the opposite here. Casuals are people that hits auto pick and talk about the gameweek around the water cooler monday morning.

                      1. Dain Bramage
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 10 Years
                        1 month, 14 days ago

                        Cheers for reply

                  9. Openboxman
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Zaha playing as a striker?

                    1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Yes, today.

                  10. Trophé Mourinho
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Need that double saints cs!

                    1. Zim0
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Sorry u can only have one

                  11. Eh, just one more thing ...
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Yup ... has been in pre-season.

                    1. Eh, just one more thing ...
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Reply fail.

                  12. Rolls-Royce
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Link to Magnus Carlsen's FPL team?

                  13. Yome
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Mitro to Rodrigo/Bamford?

                    1. potatoace
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Nah, he'll be a starter.

                    2. g40steve
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Watkins

                  14. Henning
                    • 6 Years
                    1 month, 14 days ago

                    Think Ceballos was looking Great, but is he fpl good?

                    1. Chirsbom
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 14 days ago

                      Take a look at FPL and decide for yourself if you want this 1700 min 57 points lumb of coal.