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Bale named on the bench as much-captained Kane and Son start against West Ham

The two most-captained players of Gameweek 5 feature in the third Premier League match of the day.

West Ham United are the visitors to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, with kick-off in north London at 16:30 BST.

Son Heung-min (£9.3m) and Harry Kane (£10.7m) have both been handed the armband by over one million Fantasy Premier League managers for this clash.

They were also the most-bought players in their respective FPL positions ahead of Gameweek 5, with Son attracting more transfers in – just under two million – than any other asset.

Those two in-form attackers start again this afternoon but loan signing Gareth Bale (£9.5m) is only among the substitutes, having made the Spurs matchday squad for the first time since his move from Real Madrid.

There is a change to the Spurs frontline for the visit of the Hammers, however, with Lucas Moura (£6.9m) dropping to the bench and Steven Bergwijn (£7.1m) starting in his stead.

The only other alteration to the Lilywhites’ starting XI from the side that thrashed Manchester United 6-1 two weeks ago sees Toby Alderweireld (£5.4m) replace the injured Eric Dier (£5.0m) at centre-half.

All of that means that Matt Doherty (£5.9m) and Ben Davies (£4.9m) have to be content with places on the bench again.

Dele Alli (£7.5m) isn’t involved in the 18-man squad.

The West Ham team news is straightforward, as David Moyes names an unchanged side from the one that beat Leicester City 3-0 last time out.

Arthur Masuaku (£4.5m) has recovered from injury to take his place at left wing-back.

Not one West Ham asset has a double-digit ownership in FPL, with Michail Antonio (£6.3m) the only member of their starting XI who features in more than 5% of Fantasy squads.


Spurs XI: Lloris, Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Reguilon, Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Ndombele, Bergwijn, Son, Kane.

West Ham XI: Fabianski, Coufal, Balbuena, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Masuaku, Rice, Soucek, Fornals, Bowen, Antonio.

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2,267 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Danstoke82
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Get in!! Kane (c) points plus Son

  2. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Kane assist again. And people still saying that Firmino better in the playmaker forward role than Kane?

    Kane would be a massive upgrade on Firmino for Liverpool.

  3. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Kane-Son Karbon Kopy. Has Moyes not shown them 100 videos of the same damn goal?

  4. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Go back home Moyes

  5. HippY
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    And for your main dish, Kane(C) with a side of Son

  6. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    KDB to Son (c). Boom.

    1. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Same.

      Righteous indeed.

  7. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    I own son only here.

    1. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Better than nothing.

  8. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Oh ffs I need a very large sofa today

    1. Seanigula
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      If you don’t have one of the two you probably shouldn’t bother with this

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Nobody is essential mate

        1. Seanigula
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          for periods of time they are...and now is one of those periods

          1. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Was going to remove Werner for Son this week and I'm still glad I didn't. Agree though I need Son badly

  9. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Kane + son double up essential for Burnley and Brighton

  10. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    El Capitanoooo!!!

    Damn I might need Kane too!

  11. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Has Son really scored ?

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Yes

  12. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Woohoo!!

    That did not take long at all.

  13. Rash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Great start. Now return the favour my son

  14. You've got red on you.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Worth taking the Hit! Can relax now; everything else now is a bonus 😀

  15. Londongeezaa
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Captain Son you beauty 🙂

  16. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Kane to Son is getting predictable now

  17. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 12 days ago

    I own neither

    1. Tigers Time
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Oh dear!

    2. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Mitrovic C?

    3. Londongeezaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Oops

  18. Paulybaby123
      1 month, 12 days ago

      That is just beautiful.

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Should have captained Son!

      (C) on Kane, so plenty of time!

      1. jimmyabs1987
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Give him time! I have faith he is hauling

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Penalties bro

      3. DAZZ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Good decision, dont worry.

      4. jimmyabs1987
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        I told you pal 🙂

    • El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Ok this is hard to ignore anymore,Mou turn into most attacking coach after GW1

    • TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      LMS safety score up from 14 to 30 with current bonus.

      https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

    • TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Own son, captained Kane.

      First son goal this season, still feel trolled.

      Love the start though!

      1. SHOOTER MCGINN
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        We'll feel better after a few penalties.

    • Mika-eel
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      That should calm my nerves!!

    • El Magico5
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Lovely start lads!!!

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      I just can’t believe my start this season

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 12 days ago

        You should tell us more about it mate

      2. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Wow you’ve done insanely well

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Keep them coming Son! Wipe that deficit from Werner away!

    • Bruce Lee
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Ideal for Son (c)

      red card for him now pls

      1. Herman Toothrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        This

    • Leonard hatred
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Ii was convinced Son's pace would stretch Westham's defence - didn't expect it so quickly 😀

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Son points are red if no cap 🙁
      Or maybe its Kanes ownership?

    • Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Sonny boiii!