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Reguilon makes bench but Alli and Saint-Maximin miss out on Spurs v Newcastle

Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.4m) isn’t involved in the Newcastle United squad for the Magpies’ clash with Tottenham Hotspur, which is the second of four Premier League fixtures to take place on Sunday.

Kick-off in north London is at 14:00 BST.

The French winger was a doubt for this match with an ankle injury he picked up in the defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion but had been pictured in full training on Friday, raising hopes of a swift recovery.

Jamal Lewis (£4.5m), who took a blow to the eye in that Gameweek 2 defeat, is only fit enough for a place on the bench, meanwhile.

Matt Ritchie (£5.0m), Miguel Almiron (£5.9m) and Joelinton (£5.9m) all make their first league starts of the season, having shone in Newcastle’s 7-0 win over Morecambe in midweek.

Andy Carroll (£5.5m) is the other player to make way.

The team news is a lot more straightforward from a Spurs point of view, with Jose Mourinho making only one change from their 5-2 win at Southampton last weekend.

Giovani Lo Celso (£6.9m) comes into midfield in place of Tanguy Ndombele (£6.0m), with the Frenchman only among the substitutes.

Dele Alli (£7.7m) and the injured Gareth Bale (£9.5m) aren’t in the squad but there is a place on the bench for new signing Sergio Reguilon (£5.5m) following his move from Real Madrid.

Son Heung-min (£9.1m) and Harry Kane (£10.5m), unsurprisingly, keep their places following last weekend’s monster FPL hauls.

Son was the most-bought midfielder of Gameweek 3, with just under one million Fantasy managers recruiting the South Korea international.

Kane and Son are the fourth and fifth most-popular captaincy picks for this round of games.

Only Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.9m) suffered more sales than Saint-Maximin ahead of Saturday’s deadline, meanwhile.


Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris, Doherty, Dier, Sanchez, Davies, Hojbjerg, Winks, Lo Celso, Lucas, Son, Kane.

Newcastle United XI: Darlow, Manquillo, Fernandez, Lascelles, Ritchie, Hayden, Shelvey, Almiron, Hendrick, Joelinton, Wilson.

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2,175 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Debauchy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Happy enough , latecomers jump off the bus Sonny haul at Old Trafford

  2. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    penalty ?

  3. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Thought there would be points galore with Son, Werner, KDB and Salah.

    2 down, 2 to go

  4. Pompel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    This is going from bad to worse for every single match. Though I'd had my worst GW ever last week, but no...

  5. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Go Dier, keep that cleanie

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      100%

      Newcastle are awful

  6. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Contemplating about deleting my team tbh

    1. GOTHAM City F.C.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Take a break

  7. DAZZ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Non son owners loving that, but son owners crying with our 25 points in 2 GW’s 🙁

    1. TeddiPonza
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Had him in gw 1 and gw 3

  8. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    GW2 and GW3 a good lesson for people chasing points.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      So, you can only sign people who didn’t score well the week before? Or we are just ‘chasing points’?

      I actually signed Werner on WC this week. He failed too.

      Almost like this ‘chasing points’/ not chasing points thing is a crock of sh*t

      1. COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        No, but selling an objectively good pick who just blanked for someone who just scored is chasing points (Selling Mane, Son last week, Bruno to Son this week, etc.)

  9. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Get out of my team wilson

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Lol you still have wilson

      1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Unfortunately yes

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Still? He scored 2 weeks ago

  10. TeddiPonza
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Shipped Son out for Bruno in gw2 and Son in for Bruno (on wildcard) before gameweek 3. 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

    1. 3 A
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Is your love story looks like this too?

  11. Rolls-Royce
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    Okay I feel better about my Werner (C) now

    1. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Liverpool and City haven't played yet...

  12. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    How was Ritchie claiming handball for that?

    1. Drizz ✅
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Touches your fingernail its a handball

  13. Pumpy Pro
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 1 day ago

    son wasn't getting a lot of space to play to his strengths. Would not suprise me if tactical at all .

    1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      He hit post once, crossbar too. Think he played well honestly

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      I think it's just rest.

      He was close to scoring twice. He's probably your most priced asset now mate

    3. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      Doubt it. He hit the post and the crossbar. Injury or just rested.

    4. stat sifter 888888
        4 months, 1 day ago

        https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/2020/09/24/the-houses-money-why-maintaining-a-good-start-to-the-fpl-season-is-so-difficult/?hc_page=2&hc_sort_by=comment_date#hc_comment_22512271 Mourinho only cares about how attackers are playing for the team, not their individual contributions. He's slowly ruining Spurs's attack but some people still seem to think he plays like an FPL manager lol.

    5. Siva Mohan
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 1 day ago

      poor Son captainers 🙁

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 months, 1 day ago

        People captained Son?

        1. Royal5
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Second highest scoring player in the game so yh guess a few did.

        2. stat sifter 888888
            4 months, 1 day ago

            Stop your sarcastic act pls I beg lol

      2. Zilla
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        The wagons I join don't work and the wagons I miss work pfft

      3. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Son subbed, GW can start. GO RAHEEM!!! Make my 13 points-->49

      4. TheSteel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Fine margins folks. Woodwork twice and a sub at half. What could’ve been

      5. Dynamic Duos
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Podence will start today

        1. Weasel Boy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Why so?

        2. Pumpy Pro
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Is this just a guess ?

        3. Rolls-Royce
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Thanks for the update Nuno

      6. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        A million Joelinton owners in tears

      7. El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Cmon Mou,protect that 1-0 result

      8. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 months, 1 day ago

        Joelinton on, rip Spurs CS

        1. stat sifter 888888
            4 months, 1 day ago

            Great stuff.

        2. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Spurs just aren’t the same without Son

        3. DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Son going off was a Godsend.

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            4 months, 1 day ago

            Not really

        4. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 1 day ago

          A kdb blank and I'm probably packing fpl in

          1. DAZZ
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 1 day ago

            Ill pray for a KDB blank

        5. Esalman
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Massive (C) fail. Didn't captain Werner, still feels worse.

        6. Drizz ✅
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Lets not troll Son captainers, im more worried about Kane now

        7. JabbaWookiee
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Hope Spurs lose now. Two Bergwijn own goals please.

        8. Hryszko
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Chances of Foden & KDB starting today?

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 1 day ago

            We'll find out in 18 minutes

          2. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            4 months, 1 day ago

            99%

        9. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Davies to be subbed of off before 60? Gives Reguilon some minutes and Davies a rest.

          1. GOTHAM City F.C.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 1 day ago

            At 61.

        10. Von Lipwig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 1 day ago

          Spurs look barely half as good without the Korean maradona

          1. Jeremy Corbyn
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 1 day ago

            I hope it was an injury or it raises questions about Mourinho's soundness