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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. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Noooooo

  2. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Please be offside I benched Saiss

    1. Catastrophe
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      This 🙂 perfect for benchers, hopefully he nails down that wing back slot!

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Fingers crossed. Great strike regardless. Happy to see my player do it yet not get the points haha

  3. Leonard hatred
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    nice.

  4. Garlana
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    That's such a shame

  5. Stormbringer22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    I celebrated too early again

  6. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    O

  7. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    As a Podence is Saiss owner. That has killed me.

    1. Stand By Mee
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Same boat... same boat

  8. ABHISHEK - THE CURIOUS ONE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Loved that No Goal Saiss ... Just Clean sheet is enough.

  9. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Thank FECK for that. Benched Saiss for Ayling 😆

    1. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I benched him for Lamptey, yikes

  10. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Damn...Podence to Saiss was the perfect FPL combo. ugh!

    1. jdp219
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I would have been cool with the Saiss to Podence earlier, too.

  11. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    I needed that goal 🙁

  12. Chucky
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    SAISSSSSSS

    1. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      plays for Wolves?

    2. Yozzer
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Unlucky 😆

  13. Nimby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    I hate VAR more than pretty much anything in existence.

  14. Andy_Social
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Sorry about that - I've got Saiss on my bench and playing Meslier and Ayling!

  15. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 11 days ago

    As a jimi and Semado owner please be off lol

  16. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Best part of the game so far. Love VAR

  17. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Hate watching delayed streams

  18. ABHISHEK - THE CURIOUS ONE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Time for Some Jiminez + Bamford goals

  19. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    What a pile of crap. Was it legit offside at least?

    1. King Mo
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yeah

    2. Leonard hatred
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      yeah he was off

    3. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      It was legit

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

      Yes. 17 cm.

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

        Saiss owner...

    5. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      yes

    6. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      He was visibly offside

    7. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yup.

    8. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      yes by a yard

  20. Blue&White85
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Saiss on my bench. Relieved!

  21. King Mo
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    How has Semedo looked?

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Who

    2. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Getting into the game now.

  22. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Oh thank fudge!

  23. Tony Martial
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    NOOOO

  24. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Brb crying

  25. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    great, fck this game

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Effin joke innit

  26. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Will podence just get off the pitch!

  27. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Just had to be offside didn’t it

  28. Tonyawesome69
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Offside and it wouldn't have been a Podence assist, cross was cleared

  29. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Oh ffs Podence assist as well?! Please try it again boys

  30. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Thanks God. I can't believe I benched Saiss for Reece James. Abysmal decision on my part.

    1. Pratik
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      he was 5 minutes from a cleansheet though!