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Mahrez starts for Man City as Leeds deploy FPL defender out of position

Riyad Mahrez (£8.5m) makes a second consecutive Premier League start for Manchester City as they travel to Leeds in Gameweek 4.

The Algerian international was a rare shining light in the Gameweek 3 defeat to Leicester, registering a goal and an assist.

The 5.2% invested in Mahrez will be pleased to see him lining up on the flanks of Manchester City’s front-three today, especially considering the fact that Leeds have conceded seven goals across the first three matches of the season.

Raheem Sterling (£11.5m) is trusted with the centre-forward role once again, while new signing Ferran Torres (£6.9m) makes his first league start on the flanks.

That does not mean Phil Foden (£6.6m) misses out though, the Englishman dropped into a deeper role today, operating in the central midfield trio with Rodrigo (£5.5m) and Kevin De Bruyne (£11.7m).

The Belgian is owned by 44.8% and captained by over one million Fantasy Premier League managers – Mohamed Salah (£12.2m) the only asset to receive more backing for the armband in Gameweek 4.

Meanwhile, Leeds have deployed FPL defender Ezgjan Alioski (£4.4m) out of position at Elland Road.

The Macedonian international is filling in for Jack Harrison (£5.5m), who is unable to face his parent club Manchester City.

As expected, the rest of Marcelo Bielsa’s team is unchanged, which means further starts for Patrick Bamford (£5.8m), Mateusz Klich (£5.6m) and Hélder Costa (£5.7m).

Leeds United XI (4-1-4-1): Meslier; Dallas, Cooper, Koch, Ayling; K Phillips; Alioski, Roberts, Klich, Costa; Bamford.

Manchester City XI (4-3-3): Ederson; B Mendy, Laporte, Dias, Walker; Foden, Rodrigo, De Bruyne; Mahrez, Sterling, Torres.

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1,751 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Dirty Dallas

  2. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    10.30
    Ings(c) to KDB(c)

    Arse

    1. Pedram
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      FFS never takes captaincy right

  3. King Mo
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    VAR watch a guy stud someone on the achilles and bottle it.

  4. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    KDB captain bullet does not have my name on it this week.

  5. Londongeezaa
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    The return to the old penalty rules has resumed.

    No more happy hour point giveaways.

    The ones that made half of you lot think you were actually good at this game 🙂

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Is VAR turned on?

  7. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Dallas YC, could have been a RC

  8. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Could have been red

  9. The Senate
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    For once I agree with GNev. Horrendous tackle. Ankle snapper

  10. JBG
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Mike Dean can do one... Scared of giving a pen after the back lash. Idiot.

  11. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    HAHAHAHAA BAMFORD TRYING TO SCORE

  12. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Leeds have been the better side. Deserve all 3 pts tbh

  13. KGFC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Bamford wants a goal this match!

  14. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Almost Bamford goal, KDB assist

  15. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Salah captainers unite!

    1. Mike2795647
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Hell yeah

    2. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Blank incoming

  16. Crucem Sanctam Subiit
      1 month, 24 days ago

      KDB get the f*** out my team

    • Mike2795647
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Not impressed that I brought Mahrez in and all he’s got me is 2 points, but glad that I captained Mo instead of debruyne

    • Dacra
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      10 from 4.

      Another top week.

      1. Make America Greta Again
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Better than my 8 from 5, lol!

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      FFS Bamford is so awful

    • tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      City are broken

    • ...al
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Dallas got away with that

      Bamford what a header

    • Niho992
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Beautiful blank by KdB. All on you Mo !!!

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        He’ll blank, they all do

    • lordkippe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      My team doing great but captaincy let me down every week. Really frustrating when I play so good

    • Bada Bing
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      #FraudiolaOut

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Super Leeds 🙂

    • HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Two captain fails in a row. Cheers KDB.

    • HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      KDB to Bissouma for a hit?

      1. riot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Sounds good

      2. tinear
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Do it

      3. Esalman
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Have both.

    • Kuzser
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Another rubbish week. Werner couldn’t even get an assist in last 7 goals... KdB and Foden blank in 2 consecutive matches. This season started as a true disaster

    • Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      8 from 4 Inc captain. complete waste of time

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      FULL TIME
      GET IN LEEDS
      WELL DESERVED