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Fraser and Ritchie among the subs as unchanged Newcastle take on Brighton

The second of four Premier League matches to take place on Sunday sees Brighton and Hove Albion make the long trip north to face Newcastle United.

Kick-off at St James’ Park is at 14:00 BST.

From a Fantasy perspective, it’s probably fair to say that, in general, there is less riding on this game than in the other three fixtures today.

There is nevertheless still plenty of interest in the likes of Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.5m), Callum Wilson (£6.5m) and Mathew Ryan (£4.5m), all three of whom have double-digit ownerships in Fantasy Premier League.

That trio of players starts this afternoon, with there being only one change to the starting XIs from Gameweek 1 across the two teams combined.

Steve Bruce has unsurprisingly made no alterations to his line-up following the opening-day win over West Ham United.

That means that Ryan Fraser (£6.0m), Miguel Almiron (£6.0m) and Matt Ritchie (£5.0m) have to be content with a place among the substitutes.

Graham Potter’s only change sees Aaron Connolly (£5.5m) come in for Adam Lallana (£6.4m), with the latter having limped out of the defeat to Chelsea last Monday.

Lallana is fit enough for a place on the bench, however.

Ben White (£4.5m) has also recovered from injury and keeps his place in the back three.

There were no goals in either meeting between the two clubs last season.

Indeed, not one of the last six fixtures between Newcastle and Brighton has seen more than two goals scored.


Newcastle United XI: Darlow, Manquillo, Fernandez, Lascelles, Lewis, Hayden, Shelvey, Hendrick, Saint-Maximin, Carroll, Wilson.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Ryan, White, Dunk, Webster, Lamptey, Bissouma, Alzate, March, Trossard, Maupay, Connolly.

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2,235 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    This game can be brutal sometimes

    1. Silent Friend
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      could be 6p CS + 2p bonus !

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

    For crying out loud

  3. Silent Friend
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    OK time to turn off laptop ffs

  4. Nanoelektronicar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Not 59', but still...

  5. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Biggest height difference sub in PL history?

    1. Silent Friend
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      xD

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Haha was just thinking that too 😀

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

      Peter Crouch and Defoe say hi

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

        Smaller difference than Burn and Lamptey 😉

    4. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Lamptey + Lamptey = Burn

    5. The Tinkerman
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Lennon and Crouch probably switched places in the years they were at Spurs

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

      Ha! I remember Bellamy for Crouch. This has to be close

  6. Forza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Potter plays FPL 😀

    1. ivantys
      1 month, 6 days ago

      He probably had his wrong defender so took lamp off for his defender bonus.

  7. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    That cost Lamptey owners 4 + 1 + 2 points
    Clean, appearance and baps

  8. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    What the hell happened to ASM? 32 mins?

    1. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Ankle injury.

      1. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Bad one?selling time?

        1. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Straight swap with Klich or Podence?

        2. Forza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          It wasn't terrible, he tried to keep playing but walked off in the end.

    2. Gunner Boy
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      ankle injury

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

      injured

    4. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Didn’t fancy chasing Lamptey

    5. Kip
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Ok, ASM=> KDB it is

  9. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    This game is giving me depression ffs

    1. Garlana
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      I've got a feeling this season could be worse than any before, the amount of goals is drastic and penalty decisions are going to be plentiful. People are going to get punished more than they were previously on 50/50 decisions.

      1. Dr. Rog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        50/50s by definition can go both ways.
        glass half full, folks

        1. Garlana
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Oh for sure, but when it rains it pours..and it's hammering it down today

  10. NABIL - 1 season 1der
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Ryan hooollldddd...

    1. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      What hapnd???

  11. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Was there 4 or more minutes added time in the 1st half?

    Lamptey might get his CS points yet.

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

      Does not work like that.

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

        56 + 4 = 60

    2. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      if only it works that way

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

      🙁

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

    That's probably 7 or 8 points lost right there

  13. jk_footyfan
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Whats the new Wildcard Template team?

    Too many to ship out, Saliba, Vinagre, Alli, ASM, Auba, Adams.

    1. Vazza
      1 month, 6 days ago

      There’s no template. The ship has not yet steadied

  14. ace3.1415
    1 month, 6 days ago

    best 5.5 mid?

    1. Kepa's at the wheel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Podence if you're up for possible rotation

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Semedo has signed, Adama will move to RW which makes Podence a rotation problem now

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Neto was on the adama side

          1. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Neto and Podence can play either side though, makes it unpredictable but Podence is the better player imo

    2. Royal5
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Klitch?

      1. Peteex
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Klich you mean? He's 5.6M now

      2. Garlana
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        5.6 now

    3. Dthinger
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Maybe podence at this point

    4. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Mateusz

      1. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Sorry he is 5.6. I would suggest Grady Diangana looked amazing yesterday

  15. Vazza
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Predicted Wolves v Man C score tomorrow?

    1. KGFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      With how matches are going, won't be surprised in a 4-3 win for City

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

        Or 4-3 Wolves. 7 goals is the new rule.

    2. DandyDon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Sterling Hattie hopefully

    3. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      2-2

  16. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Who takes penalties now for WBA?

    "Austin, Robson-Kanu, Zohore" Don't play or are injured now.

  17. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Rank in urgency to remove:

    A) McCarthy
    B) ASM
    C) Vinagre

    1. Babelcopter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      BCA

    2. Vazza
      1 month, 6 days ago

      B and C in equal measures

    3. Balls of Steel
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      CAB

  18. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    There were 4 extra minutes in first half so Lamprey should get the CS with 57+4

    1. Wild Card this...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Ofc 😉

    2. Vazza
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Doesn’t work like that

      1. Wild Card this...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        He knows that 🙂

      2. Peteex
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        He's just trolling

  19. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Why oh why do I stilll want to keep the WC

  20. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 6 days ago

    such a joke, Brighton hopefully concede now

  21. ZeBestee
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    ASM is only good in fifa, now you know!

  22. ivantys
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Pls maupay hat trick so ppl stay away from vardy and kane

  23. Smudger’s Dirty Dozen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    This game...took out Son for Rashford this GW...FFS

    Massive haul...

    Pereira on the bench with JWP playing...I think I should just effectively start the game again with a minus 12 or 16 this GW instead of a WC

  24. zizoo10
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    so is son essential now? spurs look diff since bales arrival

    1. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Bale wasn't even there

    2. Garlana
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Don't think it has anything to do with bale, more Southampton thinking they can outscore spurs with that terrible high backline that cpl punished them for having.

  25. Obi Wan Elokobi
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    I quit. Absolute Gameweek from hell

    1. ididnt
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Ditto

    2. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      See ya next season

  26. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    ASM on the touchline looking to come back on after that Lamptey subbing.

    1. Vazza
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Haha!!

    2. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Loool

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

      😆

  27. potatoace
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Wait , I wasn't paying attention. Why did Lamptey come off.

    1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Prob to rest his and change formation and to annoy fpl owners.

    2. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      kicked off the park

  28. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Why didn't Lamptey walk slower? Tie his shoelace etc?
    Hope it is not a regular potter move.

  29. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Anyone know why KDB has been hovering all week on 95/96% Target on FPL Statistics, but now is on just 36% with no price increase yet?

    1. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Magic

    2. pablo discobar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Think they were locked. So reset this week

    3. Lord - Blaming it on Rio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Because they’re guessing what the algorithm is for late starters.

  30. Coolbean
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 6 days ago

    To all the new Lamptey fanboys out there, he was the star of last preseason and submitted a transfer request in search of guaranteed starts. Jesus, the level of research on here before posting 😆