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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. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 12 days ago

    If Podence was still on, he would have offsided it

    1. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      True

    2. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      But he wasn’t as bad today as last time out. Giving him one more week.

  2. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Surely not Jimmys goal?

    1. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      On target, his goal

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Granted but it was a pass and keeper standing right behind it.

    2. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Shot on target, not an own goal.

  3. potatoace
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Is that a jimi goal?

    1. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Yes

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 12 days ago

      HAS to be an own goal. HAS TO.

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Shot was on target. So its a jimmy goal

      2. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        As Anu owner I agree.

  4. fridge
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Hi all

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

    ASM & TAA > Grealish & Digne?

  5. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    VAR agrees it's Jimi time

  6. Puntillimon
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    JIMMMY

  7. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    On target

  8. Tony Martial
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    NOO

  9. Freshy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Just when Im ready to ship Jimi

  10. Stormbringer22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Let me guess.... OG

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      No chance

  11. ivantys
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Any VAR fouls?

    • Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      There is luck for me

    • Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Kilman a

    • jdp219
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      That's going to be an OG, right?

      1. HonestBlatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        No shot was on target anyways

        1. jdp219
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Was it? I only just turned my head and saw the end result.

    • Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Assist?

    • NULL-X-VOID
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      That was an own goal right?

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Looked like it may have been on target.

    • HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Has to be Jimmy's

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Given. More more more!

    • Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 12 days ago

      It was going on target, Jimenez goal

    • Joey Tribbiani
        1 month, 12 days ago

        yeees!! that is ON TARGET

      • Pedram
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Looks like own goal

        1. Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          No it doesnt

      • BeaversWithAttitude
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        "... once it came off his forehead," lol.

      • Pukkipartyy
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Has to be og.

      • FPL_trail_runner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Worse case scenario

        Double leeds defence gone after selling Jimi for a hit.

        Ouch. He has been a ghost tonight makes it worse.

      • Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Kilman assist.

      • Right In The Stanchion
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Absolute donkey OG. Such a tame effort.

          Jammy Jimmy

        • KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Dallas goal incoming!!

        • IRBOX ⚽
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Jimenez (C) get in son 😎

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Heung Min Son?

          2. DAZZ
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Congrats. I contemplated Jimi but went Kane thankfully

            1. IRBOX ⚽
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Nice one

          3. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            One goal though when so many have out done him, has to be kinda gutting still

            1. IRBOX ⚽
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              So many? 9 points so far beats Salah

          4. _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Ballsy. I like it.

        • UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Of course it’s Jiminez, why wouldn’t it be