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Southampton make one change for trip to injury-stricken Burnley

Ralph Hasenhüttl has made just one change to his Southampton side as they travel to Burnley in Gameweek 3.

The Saints were opened up time and time again in a 5-2 home defeat to Spurs last Sunday but, despite that poor result, Jack Stephens (£5.0m) is the only player to lose his place.

Jannik Vestergaard (£4.5m) comes into the back-four as Stephens drops to the bench, while key Fantasy assets Alex McCarthy (£4.5m) and Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.5m) retain their starting berths in defence.

It is also an unchanged attacking setup for Southampton as Moussa Djenepo (£5.5m) and Stuart Armstrong (£5.5m) provide the width for Danny Ings (£8.4m) and Che Adams (£5.9m).

Meanwhile, Burnley are painfully short of key players once again, especially in defence. Sean Dyche is forced into pairing Jimmy Dunne (£4.0m) with Kevin Long (£4.5m) at centre-back.

Dale Stephens (£4.5m) makes his debut in central midfield, while a shortage of wider options pushes Josh Brownhill (£5.0m) onto the right.

Chris Wood (£6.5m) leads the line, as per usual, but injuries to his team-mates means a first Premier League start of the season for Matej Vydra (£5.0m).

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; C Taylor, Dunne, K Long, Bardsley; McNeil, Westwood, D Stephens, Brownhill; Vydra, Wood.

Southampton XI (4-4-2): A McCarthy; Bertrand, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Walker-Peters; Djenepo, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Armstrong; Adams, Ings.

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1,796 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Guys couple of questions?

    A. Is it wise to keep WC one more GW to have it during international break?
    B. Davis to Jimenez (B1) or Richsrlison (B2) for free? Have DCL and JRod but will probably get rid of both on WC.

    1. fr3d
      • 2 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      WC during IB's are overrated. Play it when your team is sh!t

      1. yash
        • 9 Years
        24 days, 14 hours ago

        Agree

  2. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Come on Che Adams

    please just 1 goal and I will forgive youuuu

    1. JBG
      • 2 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      This

    2. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Only if ings assists.

    3. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Blankety blank.

  3. Tomas Brolin ate all Depays
    • 8 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Worst start to FF I can remember...

    Should I hit the WC ????????????????????????????

    McCarthy, Button
    Trent, Robbo, James, Vineger, Ayling
    Rodriguez, Son, Salah, Havertz , Soucek
    Werner, Adams, Davis

    1. RamboRN
      • 9 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Swapping havertz and werner could be enough

  4. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    What about 6 pen takers + DCL as attacking line up?

    Salah KDB Klich Bruno (Burke)
    Wood Maupay DCL

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Jimmy Ricky.

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

        Money not enough

  5. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 2 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Guys Martial to Jimenez now for free???

    1. liverpool01
      • 2 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Yes

    1. Sgt Frank Drebin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      For what?

      1. Drip Doctor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        24 days, 14 hours ago

        For grouping together to disregard a person with a different opinion. One which goes against the sheep mentality of this website.

    2. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      I went without Werner so very happy and thank you

    3. Jealous Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Are you going to post this on every page?

      1. Drip Doctor
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        24 days, 14 hours ago

        It deserves to be, but no, i won't.

    4. ivantys
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Based on this game? Like Jesus would do better in a Chelsea shirt

    5. stat sifter 888888
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      There's so many arrogant people who reply back just to try and tear you down on here. Guy posted a while back on the treatment he got before the season started for being a "casual" bc he picked 4.5 defenders and then he was laughing bc he turned out to be right. Don't listen to people who are stupidly and unnecessarily rude, not what this country is renowned for.

        1. Drip Doctor
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          24 days, 14 hours ago

          I don't think enough watch football without FF specs on. They trust stats over watching games.

      1. Bartowski
        • 10 Years
        24 days, 14 hours ago

        Hope you're not referring to this guy https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/2020/09/22/save-potential-and-improved-villa-defence-boost-martinezs-fpl-appeal/?hc_page=10&hc_sort_by=comment_date#hc_comment_22496565

        Wouldn't link his team and had a posting history of all of five minutes.

    6. ClassiX
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      What a tjop.

  6. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Werner to Jimenez or WC (Havertz, McCarthy, Ayling, Justin)

    0.4itb 1ft
    McCarthy
    TAA Robbo Taylor Justin
    KDB Salah Podence Havertz
    Werner DCL
    (Peacock Ayling Bissouma Vassilev)

    1. RamboRN
      • 9 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      1 weeks ago people could have picked your team on a wc. I would do werner to Jimenez.

      1. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        24 days, 14 hours ago

        Cheers for the input.

  7. Easy Cheesy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Wildcard this lot?

    Mccarthy, nyland
    Taa, kwp, dier, awb, james
    Sterling, jrod, saka, doucoure, podence
    Kane, jimi, werner

    Saka and doucoure gonna fall this evening and werner will fall during the week. Awb, mccarthy and kwp could all as well!

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Yes I would. Change McCarthy, KWP, Dier, AWB, JRod, Saka, Doucoure and Werner

      1. Easy Cheesy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        24 days, 14 hours ago

        Thanks. Think you are right

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Defence alone is worth a wildcard You will feel so much better when you pull the trigger.

  8. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Clearly you cannot go without Penaldes and VARchester?

    Should have just kept him lol.

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Me too. Hey ho.

  9. Kasper the ghost keeper
    • 4 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Sell which one first?
    A) Martial
    B) Werner

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Neither, both will get some sort of returns next week I think

  10. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    No cs for Burnley and a Chris Wood return of any sort would be a lovely way to end the day..

  11. Red Red Robins
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    My attack is Jimi, DCL and Werner, wanted Jersus but hes out so stuck with Werner. Would you swap Martial for Werner? Saves me 0.5, possibly 0.6 if he drops?

    1. The Big Fella
      • 4 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Ings

    2. RamboRN
      • 9 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Martial wasnt great either, though he should improve.

      1. Red Red Robins
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        24 days, 14 hours ago

        Plus it gives me man utd coverage

  12. Kun Tozser
    • 5 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Frank saying it’ll take another 2 games to get up to speed, sell, sell, sell

  13. Gravless are for Kinnear
    • 7 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Goodbye Timothy.

  14. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Werner to Jimenez
    Or
    Wilson to dcl

  15. The Big Fella
    • 4 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    I miss Waxys

  16. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Do I need to give in and Wildcard this?

    McCarthy*, 4.0
    TAA, Davies*, KWP*, Justin, Mitchell
    Salah, KDB, Son, Podence, Bissouma
    Werner*, Martial*, Davis

    Was going to do Davies -> Saiss as my FT but Werner and Martial and literally ruining my season. Or Davies, Werner, Martial -> Saiss, DCL, Jimenez -8?

    1. 2OLEgend
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      I would take the hit and save the WC

  17. Right In The Stanchion
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Kane or Jiminez for Werner?

    He looked awful today and Abraham will be starting next GW with Werner on the wing again I fear

    1. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      I think Jimenez for me as it allows me to get Robbo for Davies also.

  18. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Che Adams due a minimum of 2 goals today

  19. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Werner 36% owned...let's see what it is by the end of the week

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      26% with a price rise.

    2. The Big Fella
      • 4 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      3.6%

  20. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Well the one positive is that Reece James got a bonus point. Quite literally.

  21. SomeoneKnows
    • 4 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Would you take a -4 hit in order to save 0.2 on team value and be able to transfer Soucek > Foden ?

    Also which is the best

    1. SomeoneKnows
      • 4 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      best

  22. bitars
    • 3 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Martial to Jimenez worth a -4?

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

      No

  23. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Prepare for a Che Adams brace.

    Got rid off him on a wc

  24. Jässi
    • 3 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    So many problems with my current squad, but would like to hold wildcard one more gameweek for international break:

    McCarthy - 4.0
    TAA - KWP - Davies - Holding - Mitchell
    Salah - KDB - Hamez - Podence - Reed
    Werner - Ings - Mitrovic

    How would you proceed?

    A) Werner to DCL tonight before price changes and transfer out Davies later this GW for -4
    B) Werner to Jimenez tonight before price changes and transfer out Davies later this GW for -4
    C) Give Werner one more week and only transfer out Davies with 1 FT
    D) Just wildcard already

    1. sunzip14
      • 3 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      Werner is far off from falling tonight. You can think about it tomorrow imo

      1. sunzip14
        • 3 Years
        24 days, 14 hours ago

        only -29 atm. Don't blame me if that magically becomes -100 in a few hours though 😛

  25. sunzip14
    • 3 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Only getting Werner back after Pulisic and Ziyech return and team is settled

    1. Kun Tozser
      • 5 Years
      24 days, 14 hours ago

      He’ll be a lot cheaper then too

  26. Differentiator
    • 4 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Cmon Chazza Taylor. Keep Dings quiet!

  27. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    INGS GOAL
    ADAMS ASSIST

  28. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Ings G
    Adams A

  29. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    24 days, 14 hours ago

    Meh I’ll take the Adams points. Shame it’s Ings.