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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. Silent Friend
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    anyone still sell Jiminez for Kane tonight?

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

      Less sure

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

      Yeah, why not. Jimmy really lucky

    3. Biggsy
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Got Kane. Still thinking of shipping Jiminez...

    4. Sir Alex Telles.
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      NO WAY

    5. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      In doubt

    6. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Almost certainly.

      I’ve written off getting KDB back and I’m all in on Kane/Kun as and when suits

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

      1 goal against Leeds?

    8. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yes.

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

      Jimi needs Kilmans head to score, Sell.

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

      Very tempted but might be more upside in getting rid of Podence for me

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

      Yeah still only a lucky goal

    12. Obi Wan Elokobi
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I mean I did this week for a -4 and it’s paid off so dar

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

      Yes, goal was lucky

    14. ReindeerHotdog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Get's the Newcastle game then probably shipped out for Werner if Chelsea look a bit more cohesive.

      If not, he's easily upgraded to Kane but already have Son so it's nothing I'm 100% behind.

      1. Steinburg FC
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I’m thinking Werner after Newcastle. Podence to Soucek after that

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

      They have NEW H. I don't think so

  2. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Dear Nuno

    Please take Saïss off for a well needed rest.

    Kind Regards
    Gaffer

  3. Jdpz
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Podence to
      A) Trossard
      B) Barkley

      1. The Littlest Robbo
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        You'll be better off with Jorginho

      2. ZimZalabim
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Id probably keep him he looked good tonight

        If u determined to sell then probably Barkley

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

        B

    • ZimZalabim
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      which character did bamford play in Harry Potter ?

      1. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Witches dildo.

        1. AzzaroMax99
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Rofl

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

        The cloak of invisibility.

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Lol

    • Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Jimi YC and a Dallas goal now please FPL gods

    • Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Which move do you think is the better upgrade?
      A) Podence -> Grealish
      B) Podence -> Zaha
      C) Jimi -> Kane

      Or save and do e.g. TAA, Podence -> Chilwell, Bruno or TAA + Mitro -> Lamptey + Kane next gw?

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

        got both Podence and Jimi, I am still thinking C. Simply because it's Kane

      2. On The Up
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        ive done jim and podence to grealish and kane

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

          No can do unfortunately, but those are great moves!

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

      Semedo looking a shocking choice on wc. Lost defensively and no attacking threat

      1. ivantys
          1 month, 11 days ago

          On 1 bonus

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

            That only shows how broken bonus system is

            1. ivantys
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Why did they remove the rules on how BPS is calculated?

                1. Brosstan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  They didn't . It's under 'scoring' in the rules section

                  1. ivantys
                      1 month, 11 days ago

                      It must not have been shown in the app then.

            2. No Professionals
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              He is dreadful

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

              It's certainly a move I'm regretting. He swaps easily with Regulion, though. Looked quite good this against West Ham.

          2. Steinburg FC
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Come Leeds kick a goal! I have R James 3min cameo blocking Saïss points...

          3. On The Up
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            2ft Jim and Podence out for Kane and Grealish?

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

              Yes

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

            Podence off was a mistake Neto has been poor

          5. Shark Team
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Saiss owners how do u feel? I have mixed feelings right now...

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

              Feeling good about keeping for next 2 matches

            2. On The Up
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              happy hopefully placeholder for kilman if he keep his place

            3. AzzaroMax99
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Disappointed because of disallowed goal, he deserved those points.

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

              6 pts against Leeds should be ecstatic.

            5. Yank Revolution
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Psyched he may get a CS. Can only hope for that each week, anything more is gravy.

          6. Babelcopter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I’m still waiting that Saiss goal. We have time my son!

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

              Not happening

          7. Silent Friend
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Jiminez on 3 bonus

          8. JONALDINHO
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Semedo on for 7. Feel lucky on that

          9. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Goal of the week?

            A) Lanzini
            B) Jimenez

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

            I need one more Jimi goal for my GF to let me get drunk

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              If you aren't drunk already surely it's getting a bit late to start?

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

                I'm off work tomorrow

                1. Brosstan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Fingers crossed for you!

          11. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Think am gunna keep Podence for another week.

            Neto is gash and I hope Nuno sees that too. Podence probably the best Wolves attacker tonight too. A start against Newcastle might be alright for some attacking returns from him

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

              Hes yoo annoying to own. Never plays more than 70 minutes and wolves attack is still blunt

              1. thegaffer82
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Don’t get me wrong, I’m not excited to hold him.

                But not worth a hit to remove him either (I’m definitely bringing in Kane)

          12. Londongeezaa
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            To all those considering shipping out Jimenez despite his goal, his next 2 fixtures:

            Newcastle (H)
            Palace (H)

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

              He still won't get more than 9 points. Kane is coming in and has a higher ceiling

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

              Clean sheets galore is all I see

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

                Yup

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

              Palace will park the bus and it will end 0-0.

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

            A Leeds goal preferably Ayling goal or assist would be great thanks

          14. No Professionals
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I’d take semedo off and play with 10 men.

          15. Sir Alex Telles.
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Need a Jimmy to Saiss or Vice versa Goal

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

              Just be happy you got something from Jimmy. He was really lucky

          16. Lukaku_time
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Podence looked lively today will keep him for 1 more gw for (NEW)

          17. Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Very disappointed as a Semedo owner. Not only is he not contributing attacking returns he looks like a liability in defence.

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

            Leeds need to attack the left side and get at Semedo. He is the weak link

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

            Kilman has been Wolves' best player.

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

              Yep.

          20. ivantys
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Semedo just got 2 clearances, should boost his BPS more.

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

              Jimi to Kane still the move tonight? Any takers of Kun / Werner instead?

              1. Sir Alex Telles.
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                I have mitro and I am moving him out for Kane for a differential. I am just hoping Kane won't be as devastating

                1. Slouch87
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Kane won't be much of a differential.

              2. Scholes Out Forever
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                I have Werner DCL Jimi

                Might just keep that strike force and get in Kane for Dunkless Brighton

            • 1zverGGadeM
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Max Kilman must be nailed with such a performances now.. Marcal can wait 🙂

            • Ibra
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Is Podence + R. James -> Bruno + Balbuena worth of -4?

            • Klip Klopp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              In need of some opinions for my WC team

              Martinez / 4.0
              Lamptey / Saiss / Chilwell / Reguilon / 3.9
              McGinn / Salah / Son / Rodriguez / 4.5
              DCL / Kane / Werner

              I could swap McGinn for Barkley but I think I prefer McGinn.

              What is everyones thoughts? Some critic could do me well...