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Traoré up against Mendy as Wolves host Man City in Gameweek 2

Adama Traoré (£6.5m) remains in a wing-back role for Wolves as they host Manchester City, his favourite team to face last season.

In two meetings against Pep Guardiola’s men, the FPL midfielder registered three goals, one assist and six bonus – all for a total of 29 points.

That accounted for 22.3% of his 130 points across the whole of last season, no Premier League offering up more Fantasy fuel to Traoré than Manchester City.

He might be fancying his chances once again this time around, as the wing-back will have the chance to double-up with right-winger Daniel Podence (£5.5m) on adventurous left-back Benjamin Mendy (£6.0m).

Pedro Neto (£5.5m) staffs the other side of Wolves’ front-three, joined there by talismanic forward Raúl Jiménez (£8.5m).

With Manchester City losing a number of key personnel to injury, Guardiola’s latest line-up was easier than normal to predict.

Gabriel Jesus (£9.5m) leads the line in the absence of Sergio Aguero (£10.5m) while Phil Foden (£6.5m) and Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) make use of Bernardo Silva‘s (£7.5m) muscle problem to start on the left and right-hand side of the front-three.

Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.5m) and Joao Cancelo (£5.5m) are out with muscle and foot injuries respectively, hence the start for Mendy, while Aymeric Laporte‘s (£6.0m) red flag means Nathan Aké (£5.5m) makes his Premier League debut next to John Stones (£5.0m).

Owned by 33% of FPL managers worldwide, Kevin De Bruyne (£11.5m) is this game’s most popular asset, as he makes an expected start in central midfield.

With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£12.0m) on the chopping board for many of us, all eyes will be on how the Belgian compares with Sterling tonight.

The last time Manchester City visited Molineux, the Englishman scored twice while De Bruyne failed to match up, mustering just one assist and no goals…

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

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Mendy, Aké, Stones, Walker; Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Fernandinho; Foden, Jesus, Sterling.

FPL Lessons Learned from Gameweek 2

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2,813 Comments Post a Comment
  1. KGFC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Will Vinegar be nailed now???

  2. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    stop it vinagre....

    WC'd as one of my fires....

  3. HurriKane
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Yess vinagreee just in time for wolves nice fixture

  4. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vinagre. You can’t make this sh!t up 😆

  5. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vinagre back on as an option?!

    1. kopite65
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Depends on extent of injury
      Timescale etc

  6. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Why has Marcal gone off please?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Taking a wild guess and say injury

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Ok thanks

  7. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Salty Vinagre sellers

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      *Acidy.

  8. Amey
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Bring on Fish N Chips

  9. Agger
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vinegar coming on

  10. Here Comes The Son ★
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Hmm might need some salt & vinagre on my WC

  11. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    My captain picks over the next few GWs will be shared between City and Chelsea.

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      * reply fail to Ser Davos (with broken mouse!)

    2. Londongeezaa
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Ignore Liverpool assets at your peril

  12. BobB
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Was that a tactical sub? Wow

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      No took a knock.

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      No way
      He looked in discomfort walking off

  13. Atimis
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vinagre back as an option!

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

    Egan to Vinegar looking the obvious transfer

  15. Bielsa's Bucket
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vinagre is back on the menu boys!

    1. Das Boot
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      lol

  16. Klaren
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Nuno just has to accept his fate and stop trying to avoid the inevitable at this point. Vinagre is bound to play!

  17. Flynny
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Pick one for wildcard??

    A....son

    B....werner

    Thanks

    1. Hryszko
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Would like to know this too... on Son at the moment!

      1. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Has werner impressed you?

        1. Flynny
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Not really

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      A

    3. Jonflamingo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      C... Vinagre

    4. Ser Davos
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Son 100% though Werner may find some joy v WBA in the short term

    5. Jullepuu
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 4 days ago

      I'm on B at the moment

  18. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vinagre back as an option over Saiss on WC?

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      im getting both if marcel is injured long term

  19. Here Comes The Son ★
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    0.6m

  20. aborg
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vinagreeeee. If you have him like me, Keep him as he is in for injured Marcal. He will play for as long as Marcek remains injured

  21. pundit of punts
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Was Macral injured or just bad?

    1. aborg
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Injured

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Injured. No one gets pulled after 7 mins for 'tactical' reasons.

      1. pundit of punts
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        Bad injury?

  22. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Anyone else sell Vinagre for a hit this week? Absolutely FUMING

    1. slavkob
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Here

  23. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vinagre owners so lucky... Wildcarders too... just getting those free gifts.

  24. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    If I get Vinagre back in, do I get my 0.1m back?

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

    Jesus wins KDB ranger.

  26. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Vinagre will score now, thats how it goes

    1. United 99 4Ever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      will score brace and wolves will keep clean sheet

  27. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Is this official Amazon Prime kit ?

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Goals will appear tomorrow then.

  28. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Ake still showing a few signs of the Bournemouth.

    1. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Carrying a bucket and spade around?

  29. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Sorry for in game question.. Wildcard???

    From this:
    McCarthy Steer
    Trent Ayling Justin Taylor KWP
    Bruno Auba Salah ASM Soucek
    DCL Werner Wickham.

    To:
    Martinez Forster
    Trent Zouma (.1 off James) Saiss Justin Dunne
    Sterling Salah Rodriguez Son Greenwood ( if he we don’t get Sancho)
    DCL Wood ( great fixtures) Brewster

    1. Agger
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Wickham xD

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 4 days ago

        4.5 that won’t drop Bhahahaha XDDDD

  30. Andre W
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 4 days ago

    Bad injury or just a knock?

    1. Jonflamingo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 4 days ago

      Pulled something

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

      Just a knock, but I'm fine now thanks for asking