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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. DAZZ
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    No assist?

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Will be clear as day Son to Kane boom

  2. Dele
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    How’s that not a Son assist?

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

      It is

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      it is

    3. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      It is?

  3. Nomar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    West Ham turning back into West Ham again. Good to see.

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

      Moyes back on the touchline 😛

  4. TyroneGAA
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Kdb and ings to son and Kane for a -4 two weeks ago was the best thing ever

  5. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Wow ... abandoning Mane Salah double and go for Son Kane instead ... better late than nothing ... thanks Son [C]

  6. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    (K)ane and Son dreamland baby!!!

  7. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Kane is going to score at least one more today, right?

  8. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Son(c) on 18 pts after 8 mins 😯

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I’m loving itttt!! Hits paid off even with losing Werner

  9. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    sons assist really made that goal xD

  10. Leonard hatred
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    ok bringing kane in this week. KDB not going to get into my team for a bit this season.

    if villa keep a cs and grealish scores i'll have a decent score for the first time in weeks.

  11. El Fenomeno R9
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Mou going for title

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Don't want to go that far but at this rate ... never know

      1. El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        They have good chance,team is good and Pool and City struggle

  12. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Haven’t captained either but own Son & Kane. How should I feel?

    1. TimoTime
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Silly?

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Annoyed!!!

    2. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Very good

    3. Mambino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Like your glass is half full

    4. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Depends if you did captain Werner

    5. Hazard_18
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Me too and I supposed to (C) Kane but I did not save the changes lol...

      • dr. Phil
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        nah mate, after 8 seasons playing the game as you have, you should know two players in your team scoring both and assissting eachother in the first 8 min is bad for your team. end of season really.

    6. Africa United
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Kane C and Son let's do this boys and destroy ranks

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

      Kane + Son is needed...

    8. Isco Disco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Hurrikaneeeeeeee and Sonnyyyyyy
      This is gonna be a good GW

    9. Right In The Stanchion
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Kane only got 80 mins to match Werner

      • Londongeezaa
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Son is on 18 points already 🙂

      • Cometh The Aouar...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen and welcome to another edition of the Son and Kane show...

      • Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        FFS this is ridiculous

        1. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Moyes needs to go back into quarantine. Negative influence on the players

      • Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Kind of annoyed kdb got injured. Too many son owners now

        Anyway kane(c) and son so cant complain

      • Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        and to think people are holding KDB because it’s only a one game injury and Biss can cover him 😉

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Almost up to 3m OR with these goals.

        Honey, I'm coming!

      • Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Peak Kane is a joy to watch

      • Joey Tribbiani
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Do I need to get Kane aswell...

        • Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Jimenez to Kane easy as pie

        • TomSaints
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          I’m even more annoyed about the gw 1 performance now. Thought spurs would be good but first few games were awful.

          Got to be patient

        • aborg
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Wow Son Kane, Kane Son....each assisting each other !!

        • Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Son and Kane broken Ragabolly python

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Indeed.

        • Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          LiveFPL down lol

        • Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Casuals killing it