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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. Silent Friend
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    KDB (C)))))))))))))))))))))

  2. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Thank god i benched Saiss

  3. Agger
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    For ducks sake - one week early for this penalty! Give me a chance to get him

    1. Meinhoff
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Relax plenty more penalties to come

  4. El Fenomeno R9
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    GW2 WC rules

  5. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Auba to Kev it is then!

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      100%

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Yep

  6. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    KDB no doubt, what a player

  7. JJO
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Rhis is getting ridiculous

  8. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    KDB is going to fill his boots this season isn't he

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

      Yes. Yes he is

  9. MoSalalalalalalalalah
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    KDB bandwagon back on

  10. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Well, shame I didn’t get him a week early but nailed in the WC and hopefully some price rises 🙂

  11. Whats the Huth
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Kev the pen taker.

    Auba to KDB it is.

    Sorry sterling

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

    What a penalty. So sweetly struck.

  13. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Christ he already has 30% ownership

  14. GOTHAM City F.C.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Saiss assist?

  15. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Seson of penalty takers this is

  16. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Wolves have looked clueless

  17. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Wildcardinggg

  18. Babelcopter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Auba --> KDB done! He is still the main man.

  19. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    KDB was always going to be essential

    1. KUN+10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      I didn't understand all those GW2 WC without him in. Season keeper

  20. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    the record is 43 or 44?

  21. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    KDB on pens and FKs makes him a better pick than Sterling.

    1. BobbyV
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      I think so too...he’s on corners too...from both sides. He’s the man.

  22. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Wish i captained him. Went with Salah 🙁

  23. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 10 days ago

    Should have WC and got in KDB

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

    Oh boy, it's got to be KDB + Raz on WC and build from there. City looking up for it.

    1. Vazza
        2 months, 10 days ago

        This is what I’ve done. Forget Liverpool mids

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

        Already done it

    2. Tony Martial
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Everyone going kdb now yeah instead of Sterling

      1. KUN+10
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Perfect...more reason to get Sterling

      2. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Good

        Sterling will be a nice differential.

        1. Tony Martial
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Lmao ok

      3. Slouch87
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        No. Both.

        1. Tony Martial
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 10 days ago

          Maybe Acc

          1. KUN+10
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 10 days ago

            KDB Sterling Klich JRod Son

            My mid line after I do Auba to Sterling

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

      Sterling the one to get?

      KDB no longer due a pen.

      1. n-doggg
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        The law of ‘due’

      2. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        With those new VAR rules?

      3. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Man City are due a penalty every week. They are that good at attacking they should be getting loads of penalties.

      4. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        That's like saying if you toss a coin it's more likely to be heads because last time it was tails. Not so.

    4. Pedram
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Something fecky is going on If KDB doesn't rise tonight

    5. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Still going with Sterling.

    6. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      Belgian Milivojevic, casuals win again 🙄

    7. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 10 days ago

      How bad was the Marcal injury?

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

        Didn't look bad. Walked off. Hopefully we'll hear more before deadline.

      2. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Can’t have been bad. He just walked over to the manager and was like “yo boss I’m injured”.

        Next minute.....cya.....

      3. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 10 days ago

        Cheers both.