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Saïss at wing-back again as £4.0m defender gets another start in Wolves’ defence

Wolves’ most popular Fantasy Premier League defender Romain Saïss (£5.2m) has been handed another outing at left wing-back.

Following the departure of Ruben Vinagre (£4.3m) and an injury to Marçal (£4.9m), the Moroccan filled in there for the 1-0 win over Fulham in Gameweek 4.

Despite Marçal making the bench on Monday night, Saïss has held off the competition a little while longer to play a more advanced role than usual.

That also means a second successive start in the back-three for £4.0m defender Max Kilman (£4.0m).

He is joined there by key men Conor Coady (£5.0m) and Willy Boly (£5.5m), while Nelson Semedo (£5.5m) starts as the right-back again.

Meanwhile, it is unchanged front-three for Nuno Espirito Santo as Raúl Jiménez (£8.5m) sits in the middle of Pedro Neto (£5.5m) and Daniel Podence (£5.6m), which means a place on the bench for Adama Traoré (£6.4m).

Neto has offered the best value of any Wolves midfield player so far this season, although he is still owned by fewer managers than the benched Ruben Neves (£5.4m), Joao Moutinho (£5.4m), Podence and Traoré.

Marcelo Bielsa keeps faith with his favoured 4-1-4-1 formation, offering a second start of the season to Rodrigo (£5.8m) after his dramatic equaliser against Manchester City.

With veteran Pablo Hernández (£5.8m) on the bench, the Spaniard is deployed in midfield alongside Mateusz Klich (£5.6m) while Patrick Bamford (£5.8m) leads the line once again.

Coming into Gameweek 5, only Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.7m) and Harry Kane (£10.7m) have more owners than Bamford among forwards. And of those in his position priced at £6.0m or less, none have managed as many shots on target as the Leeds man.

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

Wolves XI (3-4-3): Patrício; Kilman, Coady, Boly; Saïss, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Semedo; Neto, Jiménez, Podence.

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1,780 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    PODENCE TO SAISS

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Yes baby boi!

  2. Party time
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Dammit

  3. Nimby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Offside.

  4. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Offside

  5. AzzaroMax99
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Yeeessss!

  6. ZimZalabim
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    offside

  7. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    They’re going to disallow it aren’t they

  8. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Offside

  9. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Offside

  10. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 9 days ago

    SAISSSSSSSSSS

  11. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    NEEDED THAT

    1. jdp219
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Noooo

  12. Meinhoff
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Offside

  13. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Oh you beauty. I think I just peed a little.

    1. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Which will be embarrassing now they’re going to disallow it.

  14. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    I HATE LAMPARD

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Not sure what that has to do with Leeds vs Wolves. But I am looking forward to Leeds vs Chelsea when it happens. Bielsa vs Lampard.

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      What's he got to do with it?

  15. ABHISHEK - THE CURIOUS ONE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Offside !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Ohhhh yes that’s what i signed up for!

  17. Party time
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Offside

  18. FantasyHero
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Oh dont be offside

  19. fridge
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    McCarthy (4.0)
    TAA. Dallas. Lamptey (Taylor. 4.0)
    Salah. Son. J.Rod. ASM (McCarthy)
    Kane. DCL. Jiminez

    ASM & TAA > Grealish & Digne?

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

    Looks offside in buildup.

  21. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Ups... 😀

  22. Wild Rover
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    That hurts 🙁

    1. Leaf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Not when you’ve sold him last week

      1. Leaf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        And your h2h opponent has him ...

  23. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Gotta hate var

  24. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Goal disallowed 🙁

  25. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Offside, phew come on Dallas!

  26. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    VAR can go and kill themselves

  27. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Ouch. Such a great finish, everything Leeds have lacked.

  28. Sco
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    😆

  29. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Oh F off VAR

  30. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    LOLLLLL