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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. stat sifter 888888
      2 months, 4 days ago

      It's because of people like this that there aren't more people giving their opinion on here: 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

      Hang your head in humiliation at Son's half-time sub after hitting the woodwork twice DOHER.TY you muppet lol.

      1. Leonard hatred
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 4 days ago

        you went back through the comments on a 3 day old post to find that?

        bloody hell 😀

        1. stat sifter 888888
            2 months, 4 days ago

            Not hard lol, if someone says they're adding me to a spreadsheet I'm definitely going to share it when I prove them wrong lol. There's too many arrogant people who don't know football on here.

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

          Emotions are running high.

          Matchdays are so intense.

        3. The Mandalorian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 4 days ago

          Give your opinion then leave it there. If someone disagrees don't start point scoring or trying to convince them like your life depends on it. Do that and it will save you alot of unnecessary grief.

          1. stat sifter 888888
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Honestly I stuck to the task but loads of people think that you're "absolutely incorrect" and start insulting you if you differentiate from the masses whatsoever. See it all the time on here.

            • Giggs Boson
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Yeah. it's impossible to please everyone. So you have to learn to live with being disliked.

              1. stat sifter 888888
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Isn't there a way to give your opinion without being rude and assuming that other people have no credibility at all if they even slightly disagree with you? Poor etiquette is what it comes down to.

                  1. Giggs Boson
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    That would be great! I struggled this a lot for a while too.

                    What I learned is that there will ALWAYS be people like that, all the way through life. You have to come to peace with it, and learn to not let it get to you. It used to bother me a lot. Now I just smile and move on 🙂

                    It's hard...

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

                    Was I rude to you?

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

                I just avoid matchdays in general. I'll come back on at 11pm tonight after all the dust has settled.

            • Zilla
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Couldn't it be.. I don't know maybe just an injury?

              1. stat sifter 888888
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Could be anything in theory but we all know that it was a tactical thing. Not a coincidence that it was Alli and then Son.

            • Gudjohnsen
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              WTF why bench Foden Pep?

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

                😮 sauce?

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

                Lineup is not out

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

                ?

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

                Because I brought him in.

              5. Pumpy Pro
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Please be true

                1. Joyce1998
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Dont comment things if no source to prove your statement, it winds people up mate

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

                    Lol was that reply for me

              6. Rolls-Royce
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                ban

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

                Feck iff

            • Stimps
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              GW2 Son -> Bruno
              GW3 Bruno -> Son..

              GW4 Son-> Bruno?

              1. UNDERWORLD7
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Same, game is an absolute effing joke

              2. The 12th Man
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Rinse and repeat.

              3. Dynamic Duos
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Terrible play guys

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

                Oh dear Stimps , no answer fella

              5. Joyce1998
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Hold your cards we dont know anything yet

            • Debauchy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Please can everyone delete their teams NOW

              1. FOO FIGHTER
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 4 days ago

                This 😀

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

              man, if Son was taken off for a rest, that's dumb by Mourinho.

            • The Mandalorian
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Son is so respectful and tries hard, I doubt he's fallen out with Jose.

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

                He played 90 mid week. Must be a precautionary sub because a slight niggle or something

              2. Third Eye Vision
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Yes. He is always regretful after breaking another player’s leg. Love him.

            • Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Imagine owning Son when Timo gets that 1 extra point

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

                Got both fortunately.

            • Over The Mounié
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Is coverage essential?

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

                hardly

              2. Aston VII lalalala
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Only when someone is due

            • Bemba’s Dad
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 4 days ago

              Sons... They always let you down..

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

                Bemba you're being called out

              2. mynameisq
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Haha

              3. DAZZ
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                What’s bemba been up too

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

                I love you 😆

              5. Pumpy Pro
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                hahah

                Welcome back Bemba's Dad

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

                Lolololol! 😀 Well done!

              7. Pumpy Pro
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                best post of 2020 yet

              8. Debauchy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Your son is much loved here , well done Dad

              9. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Wtf

                Bravo old man that was quite funny

                1. Bemba’s Dad
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  😆

                  My work here is done

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

              Is everyone else doing shocking or bang average?

              1. THFC4LIFE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Awful

              2. UNDERWORLD7
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Shocking, might give up, zero point or enjoyment to the game anymore

              3. BobbyV
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Well this week, the average is shocking...

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

                I'd be fine if it weren't for my Werner (c) fail.

              5. DA Minnion
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                I'm doing well.

              6. Leonard hatred
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                pretty terrible. 10 points from 3 played but one of my team isn't gonna play so a 1pt sub will come in for 11 from 4.

                still have 3x wolves, 2x pool, kdb and martinez to play though so i'm not giving up hope just yet.

              7. Iceball
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                8 from 3 so far

              8. HuttonDressedasLahm
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Bang average

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

                Ayling highest scorer , who would have thought

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

                32 from 7 including Son captain so far, so not exactly terrible. Have Davies playing too so hopefully he can get a clean sheet at least.

              11. how now brown cow
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                5 from 4 lol

                1. Debauchy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  sorry cow , but mooooo

              12. Noisy Neighbour
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Both!

              13. Auntie Niemi
                  2 months, 3 days ago

                  23 from 5 but could easily turn to 13 if Andy carroll equalises

              14. Inazuma X1
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Son injury or mandatory HT Mou sub?

                1. THFC4LIFE
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Must be an injury, wait for after the game interview

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

                  Rest for now I think

                3. SHOOTER MCGINN
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Surely injury related. Even Mourinho couldn't make that much of a tactical mistake

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

                    He does like a humiliating half time substitution though.

                  2. Pukki Blinders
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    It's not a mistake, have you seen their fixture congestion?

                    1. SHOOTER MCGINN
                      • 5 Years
                      2 months, 4 days ago

                      Of course but might want to consider actually winning the game that's being played first. It's 1-0 and Spurs aren't good at defending

                      1. Pukki Blinders
                        • 1 Year
                        2 months, 4 days ago

                        You're acting like Bergwijn has one leg lol

                        1. SHOOTER MCGINN
                          • 5 Years
                          2 months, 4 days ago

                          Lol he's decent enough as a player, but it's the psychological impact of the team having their key player taken off. We'll see how it goes. Got Doherty so just want to see a clean sheet for a change

              15. TomSaints
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Wtf is Mourinho doing. Why is son off =[

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

                  Mind games with newcastle

                2. Traction Engine Foot
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  He doesn't like scorelines bigger than 1-0

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

                    Slated his players last week after scoring 5

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

                Won’t be surprised to see Son come back on if Newcastle equalise!

              17. All Hail K
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Changed my captain from Son to Werner at the last moment. Doubled my points. Mgr of the Year here. 🙂

              18. Weasel Boy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Son injured.

                Non owner btw

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

                  ?

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

                  Makes it easier for me to squeeze in KdB now if he is!

              19. Dreams
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Mourinho would have realised that spurs probably would not need another goal. Hence rested Son I guess.

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

                  Dangerous at 1-0 no, even at 2-0 really. I think 3 or more for a decision like that

                  1. Alexis Nonsense
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    He is a master of parking the bus though...1-0 is like 3-0 for Mourinho

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

                Remember: you have no control over what happens in football as an FPL manager

                It's all a bet

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

                Have had a fantastic WC so far 🙄
                Everything on Salah captain...

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

                  Good luck my dude

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

                    Thanks buddy.... Horrendous WC so far...

                    How's it for you?

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

                      It ain't pretty but lots of time left, don't worry about it

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

                        Onwards and upwards, GL 🙂

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

                Should of triple captained Werner

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

                  6 > 3 anyways

                2. HuttonDressedasLahm
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  **Have

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

                  Should have. It's should have.

                  Sorry, Son owner

              23. HuttonDressedasLahm
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Back to yesterday.... now that I watched it
                Utd deserved to lose
                Brighton though, missed too many chances
                ALL penalty calls were correct
                Only issue was game was over a minute before the handball

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

                Come on Toon

              25. Inazuma X1
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Hahahaha never trust Spurs

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

                Think I’ll do Doherty to Semedo if he looks decent today. Don’t see enough attacking threat to warrant Doherty here

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

                  Semedo is great, go for it

                  1. Would Ed Woodward
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Are you that confident with him? I've heard him get a lot of criticism while at Barca.

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

                      Vastly different system, let's see what happens today

                2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Semedo will work well in wolves system

                  Heard some quotes noting some of his poor defensive performances but how the wolves system will help him

                3. SHOOTER MCGINN
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Thought about it too. Could be closely matched though

              27. Reyson
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Hope newcastle score

              28. arkom
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                Son to Bruno (-8) ?

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

                  Only for 12

                2. Pumpy Pro
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  lol

              29. Gobigorgohome
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 4 days ago

                can Son subbed in again after Newcastle score?

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

                  I think so

              30. fauxfatale
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  As a Spurs fan, I feel like I have seen this game before.
                  I'm ready for the 2-1 loss discussion about what went wrong.

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

                    Newcastle scoring 2 goals?

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

                  Davies looking tired. Reguilon deserves to get 31 minutes or so today

                  1. diesel001
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Davies survives to 60'. Time for Reguilon to get some minutes.

                  2. Dynamic Duos
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Hope so and then Newcastle score

                  3. BrockLanders
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 4 days ago

                    Definitely

                • BrockLanders
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  Yep, I captained Son.

                  Sums up my 1st 3 GW's. Could almost hitting 3 million rank by tonight.

                  This game sucks sometimes 🙁

                • TheSteel
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 4 days ago

                  DAVIES!

                  makes 60’