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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. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jimenez been rank again?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Lol nice timing

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Hes been jimmy like.

  2. Nimby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jimmy!

  3. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jimmy goal

  4. Ramsays Raw Steak
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Damn it

  5. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jimmy Nez?

  6. THFC4LIFE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jimmy!!!!

  7. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    JUMIIIINEZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

  8. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jimmy g

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Phillips header into his net 🙂

  9. ZimZalabim
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jimi goal

  10. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Si Senor?

  11. Pukki Party
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    OMG Jimenez assisr or goal

    1. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Shot on goal so it should be a goal

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 2 Years
        11 months, 10 days ago

        NO WAY

        1. Pukki Party
          • 4 Years
          11 months, 10 days ago

          Yes way

  12. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Noo

  13. Yank Revolution
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    G Wolves

  14. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    On goal so Jimmy goal?

  15. No Professionals
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Don’t like to gloat, but all the Jimenez haters deserved that

  16. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 10 days ago

    wtf lucky goal, who crossed it?

  17. Make United Great Again
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Saiss assist?

  18. Zim0
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Yes thankyou for that goal Jimenez. Now goodbye from my team

  19. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Yes! Saiss assist by any chance?

  20. Meinhoff
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    JIMMMYY YESSS

  21. BeaversWithAttitude
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jamminez!

  22. xHaTr
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jimenezzzzz

  23. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Jimmy !!!

  24. Ramsays Raw Steak
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    I wanted clean sheet + semedo goal + dallas goal

  25. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Looks like a Jimenez goal as it was going on target

  26. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Champion. Still probably gonna sell though unless he gets another

  27. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Yes

  28. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Surely goes down as a og?

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Nah shot was on target

  29. FantasyHero
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    Will this be og?
    Or was it on target ?

    1. FantasyHero
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 10 days ago

      Hope it's a goal to make up for lost CS for Dallas

  30. Lethargio Alcantara
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 10 days ago

    FPL is so broken.
    Got Ayling, Meslier and Jimenez and this will be an OG.