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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. AD2110
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Martial, Werner, Mitro —> Ings, Jiminez, DCL (-8)?

    Yay or nay?

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      No need for Mitro imo out but I like the rest

    2. fr3d
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      No, play WC

  2. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Bruno & Werner > Sterling (c) & Ings (-4)

    Why not?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Sure about losing Bruno?

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        The plan was always to get Sterling and cap for Leeds. Wasn't impressed at all by Bruno despite the 12 points, so yes, I am sure.

  3. Chandler Bing
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Which transfer would you do this week? Have KdB.

    A. Bruno to Sterling
    B. Watkins to Ings

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Both if u can but I'm guessing u can't afford so A (but B if u won't cap sterling)

      1. Chandler Bing
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I'll cap Sterling if I get him. Jimenez Vs Fulham if I don't.

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

      B

      1. Chandler Bing
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I'm leaning towards it too. Any reason why?

    3. Planet Jo
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      No rush to get Ings. -3.8% on FPL Statistics. People still selling him. Wait until Monday

      1. Chandler Bing
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Yeah, I'm not pulling the trigger now. Just looking for opinions.

  4. fr3d
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Ings is world class and I won't be told otherwise

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      He is

  5. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Werner sellers making another big mistake. Not waiting to see Chelsea playing 4-2-3-1 with Pulisic Havertz Ziyech behind him. You are gonna get punished my friends

    1. Sgt Frank Drebin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      When will it happen? In a month?

      1. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Surely after the int/nal break maybe earlier

        1. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          I've learnt over the years that constantly waiting for injured players to return is bad bad idea. I remember when Howe kept saying Stanislas was back next week over and over again so I held him for over a month.

          Be aggressive. Attack the week. Get rid of him and be done with it. You can get him back later.

          (Non Werner owner)

    2. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Could a little while yet though. Ziyech and Pulisic haven't even appeared on the bench yet, let alone built up match fitness.

    3. Leonard hatred
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      how long before they're back and match fit though?

      nobody's saying you can't buy him back cheaper later. so many free-thinking FPL savants on here ffs xD

    4. shiraz
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Werner was awful with his touches and shot, and was not involved much during the game. Will see how he play in the next few games before anyone will put their faith in him again.

      • Ghost Ship
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Haven’t had him but I look forward to buying him if/when he starts firing. Until then Danny Ings is delivering, jimi is delivering, there is no reason to have him.

      • Planet Jo
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        The mistakes have all been made by Werner owners.

      • Hospital Pass
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Haven't we been punished enough?

      • Werner Brothers
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        After Tammy goal, will he keep his place as CF?

      • HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Sold Werner after GW1 ... "punished" with 20 points from Richarlison

        1. Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          I talk about this gw GTXS

        2. stat sifter 888888
            2 months, 2 days ago

            I did exactly the same. Since regretted not going for DCL lol.

        3. stat sifter 888888
            2 months, 2 days ago

            You mean 4-2-1-3? Can't really imagine Werner being a lone striker and holding it up and he plays much better with more support around him. I know it's a small difference tbf.

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

          Thoughts on this Wc team?
          0.2itb

          --Martinez--Steer.
          --TAA--W.P.--Lamptey--Justin--Mitchell.
          --KDB--Salah--Son--Jrod--Alzate
          --Mitro--Jimenez--DCL

          Thanks guys.

          1. Planet Jo
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Very good. Who is W.P.? I wouldn't want to rely on Villa goalkeepers go.

            Not so much "fire and forget" as "fire and hide behind the sofa".

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

            Make your own decisions

          2. TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 2 days ago

            What happens if VVD gets a cleanie, goal and max bonus? Still annoyed?

          3. Coys96
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            You take care of your own team. They didn't log in and pick the players for you

          4. Bartowski
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Jesus, get lost.

          5. Budweiser
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Lol I'm just annoyed with myself really

          6. cravencottage
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Take responsibility for your own decisions

          7. Sgt Frank Drebin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Who is more more foolish a fool or the one who follows him?

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

          Adams misses a sitter

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

            Shock horror

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

            Grass is green.

          3. Sgt Frank Drebin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Nothing new

        6. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          A) Wilson to DCL
          B) Werner to Jiménez

          1. Chilli Heatwave
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            B

          2. Coys96
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            B

            Wilson against this burnley defence....

          3. Shearer & Sutton
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            B

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

          Sorry guys, couldn't wait... Werner>Jimenez done and ohhhhHHHHH it feels so good

          1. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            GL. I'm doing same move, but i will wait.

            1. Evasivo
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Prices changing rapidly and couldn't wait....a relief to have Werner out

        8. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Come on Che. One goal would be just wonderful.

        9. COK3Y5MURF
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Adams accumulating more xG

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

            xG king

        10. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Werner underpriced and potential season keeper

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

            When he is around 8.8?

        11. Nightcrawler
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Martial and wilson

          To

          Rich and Ings

          Worth ti? Already have dcl. Both my players falling in price

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

          Adams shot into touch

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

          I own both Martial & Werner and have 1FT.
          Should I drop just 1 or 2 for a hit?

          DCL, Jimenez and Ings are the ones I am looking at as replacement/s.

          1. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Similar question below. I think Werner to one of them 3. I already have Danny

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

              not Martial out before Werner..?

          2. abhirup780
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Do nothing

          3. Bram
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            All valid but those Jimi fixtures swing it for me (from Werner).

            Jimi rising, Martial dropping says Martial to Jimi tonight and then you have time to decide whether to hit Werner (although he'll prob go down fairly fast reading the boards today).

        14. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Best FT move with Werner? Jimmy or DCL?

          McCarthy
          TAA, Saiss, Justin, Davies
          Salah, KDB, Rodríguez, Zaha
          Werner, Ings
          (Nyland, Bissouma, Mitchell, Davis)

          1. Coys96
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Jimmy for me

          2. Bram
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            As above either valid but fixtures scream Jimi.

        15. Manani
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          my pre-WC team scoring more than my WC team. At least I saved like 1m+ of TV

        16. Ninjaa
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Is it time to ship B.Davies after this gameweek with Reguilon challenging him ? It would be to either Saiss or R.James????

        17. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Wood looking any good or knot?

          1. Leonard hatred
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            if he gets the ball we'll tell you

            1. Steve The Spud
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Oak k

        18. TimoTime
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          If Ings makes it through the 90 mins unscathed, worth just pulling the trigger on Werner?

          I just know sods law will see Werner bag a brace V Palace

          1. Dannyb
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Yeah, Werner is gonna drop like a stone now.

          2. Drip Doctor
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Its the right move. If Werner does score more, so be it.

          3. Chilli Heatwave
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Drop

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

            Yeah enough is enough. Who you getting instead??

            1. TimoTime
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Ings I think is the logical choice, I have DCL and Jimi

              Ideally I would want Jesus but no news on when he is back?

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

                3 weeks ish I think

              2. Ninjaa
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Vardy not bad after this gw. Home to WHam and Villa next 2 gws

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

          ETA until Ings hamstring injury?

          1. Dthinger
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Three matches

        20. Dannyb
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Werner to Ings done

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

          McNeil used to be an option

        22. DycheDycheBaby
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Werner to Ings decision made easier now !

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

            Who else you got upfront?

            1. DycheDycheBaby
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              DCL. I took Ings out for DCL last weekend lol

          2. Bobby Digital
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            I'd wait for the games to end first

        23. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Everyone just hold your horses getting Ings before the game is finished. Don’t forget he is still has legs made of glass. They have just been double glazed for a couple of years.

        24. Jeremy Corbyn
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          A) Werner to Jimenez
          B) Davies to James
          C) both for -4
          D) none

          1. Traction Engine Foot
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            A

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

            a

          3. Bram
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            A

        25. ajay_kl +42
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          DCL Ings and Bruno today. Solid

          Come on Saints CS

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

          Vydra just tried Rooney there

        27. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Can see Werner and Martial both getting returns next week, you guys just love pain

          1. Leonard hatred
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            werner, possibly, martial looked either short of match fitness or clinically depressed

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

              He can look like that one game and the next be on fire

              1. Bram
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Indeed they could but equally so could Jimi v Fulham ..... Worst case you can take consolation in your cash with Jimi rising and Martial dropping (I'd expect a Werner postblank drop too).