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Zaha and Lamptey fit to feature as Mitchell keeps his place at left-back

Crystal Palace face Brighton and Hove Albion at Selhurst Park in the second of four Premier League matches to take place on Sunday.

Kick-off in the M23 derby is at 14:00 BST.

All four of the players who have double-digit ownerships from these two teams start this afternoon.

Three of them were doubts for this fixture, be it through injury or rotation risk.

Tyrick Mitchell (£4.2m) sees off the challenge of Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) at left-back for now, with the fit-again Dutchman only among the substitutes.

Tariq Lamptey (£4.7m) and Wilfried Zaha (£7.2m) were both flagged with injuries in Fantasy Premier League but the pair are passed fit to feature.

Mathew Ryan (£4.5m), Albion’s most-owned FPL asset, is between the posts again as expected.

Crystal Palace have made four changes in all to the side that were thrashed by Chelsea before the international break.

Gary Cahill (£4.5m) is back after a long-term lay-off and replaces Mamadou Sakho (£4.5m) at centre-half, while Jeffrey Schlupp (£5.5m) is in for Eberechi Eze (£5.9m) down the Eagles’ left flank.

Jordan Ayew (£5.8m) isn’t in the Palace squad, so Michy Batshuayi (£5.8m) joins Zaha in a two-man attack.

The injured James McCarthy (£4.5m) is replaced by Jairo Riedewald (£4.4m) in the middle of the park, while new signing Nathaniel Clyne (£4.5m) is on the bench.

Brighton make two changes to the team that lost 4-2 against Everton last time out.

Dan Burn (£4.4m) and Adam Lallana (£6.3m) come into the visitors’ starting XI, with Steven Alzate (£4.5m) and Aaron Connolly (£5.5m) dropping to the bench – possibly as a result of their exertions with their respective countries over the international break.


Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Mitchell, Cahill, Kouyaté, J Ward; Schlupp, McArthur, Riedewald, Townsend; Zaha, Batshuayi.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Ryan; Webster, Dunk, White; Burn, Bissouma, Lallana, Lamptey; Trossard, Maupay, March.

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1,152 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Pay back for that non pen for Everton against us a few weeks back 😀

  2. DAZZ
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Zaha keepers finally rewarded after 2 blanks

  3. slavkob
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Fck you everyone who instructed me to lose Zaha for Grealish!

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      You didn’t have to listen 😉

      1. slavkob
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Ofc I know that but when 20 people comment why you have Zaha take Grealish, and it happened over and over again. Now Wilf will score a fckin hattrick.

    2. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Blame yourself for getting rid before Brighton

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        And its not like Grealish has already played

    3. DK_13
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Don't ask for free advice then

    4. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Grealish hasn't played yet, he may double Zaha's score.Plus you made the move you can't blame other people.

    5. Dexters Laboratory
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Sell Grealish for Zaha for a -4 hit

      • liner
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Its not like it should be ur decision?

      • MINUS FOUR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Ever thought about making your own decisions based on your own reasoning? It's liberating.

      • Amsterhammer
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        He always scores against Brighton.

      • Pumpy Pro
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Hahahaha

    6. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Having penalty takers is quite tortuous but it normally works out well! Cheers Wilf

    7. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      If that's a pen, we would have min 6 pen per game, so stupid...

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Ridiculous decision.

      2. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        It's stupid because VAR won't overturn one like that but refs won't give 'em 9 times out of 10.

      3. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        It's a problem with VAR. Refs know that VAR will bail them out if it's a clear dive so they are softer on the whistle, less afraid to be tricked. But then VAR in turn are too rigid on what constitutes a 'clear and obvious error' so they never overturn those soft decisions

        1. bOttOmEdpOstrEpliEr.
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Exactly this.

    8. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Flashscore said Batsman scored penalty, my hearth almost stopped. then they changed fast

    9. Stejson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      And the quest for a gk clean sheet continues for another week

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        You won't get any with Ryan

      2. Stejson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        And a gk booking too. Fml

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

      Is Maupay worth 0.6 over Watkins?

      1. slavkob
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        No

      2. Pariße
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        I don’t think so, the stats are very close for now.

      3. Winston.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Depends how you use the money...probably not. Maupay on penalties though...

      4. ReindeerHotdog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 8 days ago

        With the players supporting Watkins I think he's a no brainer for 6m.

    11. baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Unbelievable!!! Something positive!

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

      It would be Zaha!

    13. Pariße
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      That’s a pen and the high foot at City-Arsenal wasn’t.

      1. nerd_is_the_werd
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        How is that a penalty?

        1. Pariße
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          I was being sarcastic of how inconsistent the refs are.

    14. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      God i hate Zaha

      1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Love him 🙂

    15. Stupendous
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      I knew it!!!! Goodness.

      Dont go Zaha on WC they said.

      Pulisic over Zaha worked a treat.

      Why do I not trust my own instincts???

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Zaha looks awful

        Palace look worse

        But I guess that was part of the thinking in getting him, he might at least score a pen or 2

        1. The Sociologist
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 8 days ago

          The stats aren’t brilliant, was just hoping for pens to tide me over this next week or so whilst KDB our.

      2. slavkob
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Yep Grealish over Zaha smart people here whenever I listen to advices here I end up losing points

        1. Winston.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Just one GW...

      3. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Because it’s one gameweek? Pulisic is always a better choice than him

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Pulisic is another injury waiting to happen

    16. nerd_is_the_werd
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      That's not a penalty.

      1. Winston.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Agree

        1. Winston.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Lucky Zaha

    17. Winston.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      What do you think ? A or B ?
      A. Fernandes + Werner
      B. Havertz + Kane

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        A

    18. Traction Engine Foot
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Did Ryan get booked?

      1. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Yes.

      2. ALI_G
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        yep

    19. The Sociologist
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Yessss he’s on pens!

    20. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Saw the replay, soft penalty imo

    21. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Lamptey will get assist for that right ?

    22. JJO
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      I faking hate this game
      Every wc decision i made backfired
      Last day changes were Taa and Neto instead of Robertson and Zaha

      1. ALI_G
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        if you watch the games you can see Robbo getting forward much more than TAA
        Neto is a waste of a Liverpool spot

      2. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Tbh that was an awful decision mate.. Robbo has looked much better than trent and Neto is a rotation risk

    23. Goodricke
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      So Werner, Digne and Zaha were axed in my wildcard. I hate this game.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        The game has zero point to it

        1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Not if you have Zaha and Mitchell

    24. ivantys
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Kevin friend's the VAR, he must have zaha in his fpl team.

      • Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Werner + Zaha > Son + Watkins looking like a disaster in FanTeam already.

        I need to just not make transfers apparently...

        1. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          I was tempted to sell Werner in FanTeam but luckily kept him.

          Will you play CL Fanteam?

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            No. I have so many FanTeam drafts for PL that I don't really feel like doing CL research. It takes too long.

            1. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Cheers, I am tempted though

      • Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Mitchel looking lively too

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Lol think I've got 2 CSs in total this season

        1. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          average is most that 3.5 goals per game, of course you have 2 CS

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

            I'll add 'defenders who have returned anything' in that case.

      • Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Aw F off, outside chance of a Lamptey CS would’ve been lovely.

        I guess nobody gets CS anymore

        1. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Mitchell owners will

      • Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        How is that a Penalty, lol...

        Lamptey CS wiped! Another depressing GW..

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Just that kind of season. Soft penalties in every game.

      • S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Who do I dig myself out from this mess?

        No wildcard, 1ft and 0.8itb

        Martinez
        Taa-Saiss-Lamptey (James,Mitchell)
        Salah-Sterling-Son-Foden-Podence
        Dcl-Jimenez (Brew)

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

          Nothing wrong with it

        2. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Getting rid of Podence will be a good start

          1. S.Kuqi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Yeah. Might keep him one more gw and ship out for free next gw and go for 343

        3. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Just sit...fine team

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Wait for 2 FTs then remove james and Podence

            1. S.Kuqi
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Cheers. Will do that

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

        Mitchell CS incoming!

      • mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Only took zaha out because of the "injury" ffs