Dugout Discussion

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. waltzingmatildas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Soucek antonio and son (c) in this next game....come on!!!

  2. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Send Doherty back to Wolves

    1. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Exactly...such a waste of FPL talent

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Yes, FPL needs him

  3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    My H2H is absolutely level. Two players each to go. It all boils down to:

    Kane (C) + Dendoncker vs Son (C) + Martinez

    1. sunzip14
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      K+D win, for me

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        I guess you have Kane.

  4. Old Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Kane + Son(c)
    Hoping for 7-1
    Cue 0-0 or 1-0 (Winks)

  5. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Trossard and Lallana subbed off

  6. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Why Doherty moved to Spurs is baffling to me. Not even first choice atm, whereas he was clear first choice and one of the best players at Wolves

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Mendes

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        What a dumby

      2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Do you know how many money was laundered with Mou buying and selling Mendes players?

        1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          How much**

    2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Aurier is in a good form tbf

    3. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      His salary increased by a lot. he is at age when he needs money, probably the last chance

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        This too.

      2. BeaversWithAttitude
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Like footballers are hurting for money!

        1. Make United Great Again
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Get more if you can. Who wouldn’t?

    4. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Probably thought he’d get in ahead of Aurier. Chance of champions league football

    5. Stimps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      He's played 2 games for Ireland during international break, one that went to 120 mins

    6. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Wolves didn't want him because he's not Portuguese

  7. sunzip14
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Need PVA to come on

  8. Please Answer Me
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    This season has been so unpredictable that Son and Kane will blank...plus West ham will park that bus. If anything Kane will score with a pen

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Yep, another depressing weekend

  9. bOttOmEdpOstrEpliEr.
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    As a Kane and Son non-owner, what do u recommend to me during the game?

    1. Free Hat
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Support a lot for west ham

    2. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Relax - your OR will rise after the game has finished.

    3. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      As a Kane captainer and Son and Aurier owner, they will probably blank so no worries

    4. CAPTAIN MO
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Come back online at 7pm.. lol

      • sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Ignore and do anything else but watch the score (from experience of being burned by Son+Kane after selling on wc last gw :D)

      • Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Captain Morgan & Coke.

      • Studs Up
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 5 days ago

        How big is your sofa

      • BeaversWithAttitude
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Enjoy the match!

    5. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Anyone else bench Mitchell 5 weeks in row.

      1. CAPTAIN MO
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Come back online at 7pm.. lol

        • Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          All but one week 🙁 have benched him for 2 CS now

          1. CAPTAIN MO
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Make that one 🙂

        • g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Need to start red carding the diving cheats

        • Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Man, please wipe that cleansheet Brighton.

          Anyone, but preferably Lamptey ofc

        • UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Well goodbye Trossard, what a big mistake you were as a punt

          1. Ode
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Wba (H) next

        • Niho992
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Son non owner, time to put 20 dollars and bet on him to score

          1. Nomar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Son capper. Time to put 20 dollars and bet on him blanking.

        • Noah’s Ark
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          GTFO my team Trossard.

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Same, he’s gone for me, wtf was i thinking. Nothing i do scores points, nothing

          2. Nice to Finally Michu
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            WBA tot BUR avl ...

          3. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Who're you replacing him with? Don't have him myself but that bracket ain't great

          4. You've got red on you.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            shifting for Grealish I think

        • ivantys
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Damn it now Guaita needs another save to get 3 bonus

          • TomSaints
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            I know it makes no difference. But went Maupay on wc and decided against Guitiera. Going to be 1-0 palace.

            If I’d gone the other way, Maupay would score 93rd min equaliser

          • Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Zaha will struggle to get 3BP. Cahill and Guaita are strong competitors

            1. Top Lad Dakes.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Good

            2. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Winning goal +3 & Guita YC

          • diesel001
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            No Glenn Murray to save Brighton this time.

          • Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Come ooon Lamptey, your time to shine !!!

            1. Top Lad Dakes.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Not gonna happen is it ;(

          • Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Zaha is so, so bad. Honestly Palace would probably be better without him. He hardly tracks back, just runs into people and then whines about being fouled even when no one is near him

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Terrible bait. He's carried the team up front for seasons.

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Are you watching the game? How is my comment bait? Zaha offers nothing

          • Sir Alex Telles.
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            need a Guaita save point.

          • NULL-X-VOID
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Lol @ Doherty

          • Hulk Smash
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Who would have thought Doherty would be my worst GW 1 pick. Scores 2, 0, 2, 0 (benched), 0 (benched). Glad I wildcarded him out this week.

            1. Nomar
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Yes, my worst pick too.

              Ramsdale closely following him and Tierney also not far behind.

              All 3 of them absolutely f’n useless in FPL this term.

          • Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            13 from Zaha and Lamptey, happy with that!
            Mitchell on bench obviously though

          • ivantys
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Maupay looks like just another penalty merchant

            • Please Answer Me
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Is Ferguson planning on staying injured until Covid goes away?

              1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Leave Ferguson, hes one for the future (as in next year), Clyne will be challenging Ward soon for the spot.

            • Disturbed
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Played Ward over lamptey

            • Free Hat
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Someone else eyeing up Masuaku (4.5 I think) from gw8

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                I did, last season.

            • You've got red on you.
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Advice needed.

              Trossard + Mitrovic ---> Grealish + Antonio

              Would cost -4 but can only just do it so wont have the money if I wait.

              Also, West Ham fixtures are rough but City and Liverpool both shipping goals.

              1. bOttOmEdpOstrEpliEr.
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Give both of them another week, try to fix another spot on your squat.

                1. bOttOmEdpOstrEpliEr.
                  • 7 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Squad*

              2. Nice to Finally Michu
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Madness, absolutely not
                Trossard has easy fixtures Antonio has crap ones
                Mitrovic almost scored twice
                Calm

              3. Hulk Smash
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                I'd probably do it. Both are upgrades. I think Antonio could still score a couple in his hard fixtures.