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Vinagre and Jota benched as Lundstram reclaims Sheff Utd midfield berth

Fantasy Premier League managers have been denied a £4.5m route into Wolves defence for their opening match of the season.

Ruben Vinagre (£4.5m) has been named on the bench for the Gameweek 1 trip to Sheffield United, joined there by Oskar Buur (£4.0m).

Despite Nuno Espirito Santo declaring in his Friday press conference that new signing Fernando Marçal (£5.0m) needed time to adapt to Wolves’ style of playing, the manager has started him at left wing-back anyway.

With Matt Doherty (£6.0m) having left the club for Spurs, Adama Traoré (£6.5m) has been trusted with the wing-back position on the other side of the pitch, rather than 22-year-old Buur.

Also on the Wolves bench is recently reclassified FPL midfielder Diogo Jota (£6.5m), beaten to a place in the front-three by Daniel Podence (£5.5m) and Pedro Neto (£5.5m).

The two wide-men flank Raúl Jiménez (£8.5m) who comes into Gameweek 1 with 18.5% worldwide ownership.

John Egan (£5.0m) and John Lundstram (£5.5m) are the most fashionable Sheffield United assets for tonight’s game, sat in 16.6% and 12.7% of teams respectively.

Both feature in the Blades’ starting line-up, which also includes Jack O’Connell (£5.0m), who missed every pre-season game, while the summer’s top-scorer Billy Sharp (£6.0m) features alongside Oli McBurnie (£6.0m).

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI (3-4-3): Patrício; Saïss, Coady, Boly; Marçal, Dendoncker, Moutinho, Traoré; Podence, Jiménez, Neto.

Sheffield United XI (3-5-2): Ramsdale; O’Connell, Egan, Basham; Stevens, Fleck, Norwood, Lundstram, Baldock; McBurnie, Sharp.

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1,635 Comments Post a Comment
  1. UnitedRthebest
      2 months, 14 days ago

      In the beautiful power of hindsight. I will say I should have picked Jimenez over Ings.

    • Stand By Mee
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      wow that was fast

      _Ramsdale owner 🙁

    • Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Haha rip all the Egan owners.

      Podence assist. Real nice from him.

      1. Tashi Tshering
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Hey Camzy
          Can you give me some tips I can do better in gw 2? My gw 1 is all messed.
          McCarthy
          TAA Vinagre Egan( Mitchell, Braintwaite)
          salah Auba(c) Son ASM Saka
          Ings Werner. ( Antonio)
          Or should I do a gw 2 wildcard.

      2. kysersosa
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        2 mins slow it getting this out.....

        Prodence is one to watch for me, flashes of brilliance last season.

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

        Thats a great great finish

      4. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Stop it, Jimmy. No hauls.

      5. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        2 0

      6. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        So Doherty was the handbrake on Wolves attacks

      7. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Saiss

      8. 3 A
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Shefiled looks bad

      9. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Oh my

      10. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Well that is Egan getting sold, Sheffield defence is a mess, but go on Saiss lad

      11. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        My boy Jimmy

        Don’t own him - just love him

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

          Agreed

        2. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          You have been raving about him for months and months and you don't have him!?

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

            I know I know

            Also went without Guaita. One day I’ll back myself

            Pretty confident in Ings and front line of Ings Jim Martial is on the cards when Party boy gets tired

            1. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              You should definitely back yourself

              I remember all your stuff last season about how consistent Jimi is

      12. Vazza
          2 months, 14 days ago

          I have a genuine question -

          Why did the world go for Ings including myself when we could have bought Jimenez at the same price... !!!!

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

            Only put off by no Doherty

          2. diesel001
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            One week punt. Sold for Martial now who is a better player and plays in a team that will score more goals.

        • Iceball
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Yeeeeessss Saissssss goal

          1. Major League Shocker
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Any other Saiss and Jimenez owners out there?

        • Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Andy in heaven

        • FOO FIGHTER
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Fook me

        • Niho992
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          as i said last season Sheffield is certain to fall to Championship this season.

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Saiss was due.

        • Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Is Ramsdale this year's Kepa?

        • Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          Holy shite ramsdale is bad. How do you not save that. Egan get the f out of my team

        • UnitedRthebest
            2 months, 14 days ago

            i hate fpl

          • Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 14 days ago

            Here come the Saiss was is in my drafts posts

            1. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              He was in my draft that didn't have Salah. I'm happy with my decision to switch.

              1. Munchen KFC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Same as

          • Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 14 days ago

            WC time baby 🙂

            1. DAZZ
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 14 days ago

              woah what happened to your team bro? was it made in 5 minutes? Some wild punts there

          • Vazza
              2 months, 14 days ago

              I have a genuine question -

              Why did I go for Coady when I could have bought Saiss at the same price... !!!!???

              1. mynameisq
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                You were slightly worried that Marcal could replace Saiss? Other than that saiss easily better than Coady

                1. Andy_Social
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 14 days ago

                  This. I have Coady too. Long term will be justified.

                  1. Vazza
                      2 months, 14 days ago

                      I hope so mate

              2. Gobigorgohome
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Why I own Ramsdale lol at me

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

                Hd Saiss in most of my drafts... sickening feeling

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

                Podence in on WC?

                1. Magic Zico
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 14 days ago

                  Yes either him or Doucoure, WOL fixtures from GW3 are tasty

              5. Magic Zico
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Egan over Saiss, ugh

              6. jim0wheel
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 14 days ago

                Swapped Saiss for Egan last minute AMA