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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. Sleepless in Settle FPL
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    anyone still sell Jiminez for Kane tonight?

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

      Less sure

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Yeah, why not. Jimmy really lucky

    3. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Got Kane. Still thinking of shipping Jiminez...

    4. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      NO WAY

    5. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      In doubt

    6. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 1 day 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
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      1 goal against Leeds?

    8. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Yes.

    9. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Jimi needs Kilmans head to score, Sell.

    10. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

    11. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Yeah still only a lucky goal

    12. Obi Wan Elokobi
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

    13. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Yes, goal was lucky

    14. ReindeerHotdog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 1 day 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
        • 7 Years
        11 months, 1 day ago

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

    15. Stand By Mee
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      They have NEW H. I don't think so

  2. thegaffer82
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    Dear Nuno

    Please take Saïss off for a well needed rest.

    Kind Regards
    Gaffer

  3. Jdpz
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 1 day ago

    Podence to
    A) Trossard
    B) Barkley

    1. Pep's Money Laundry
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      You'll be better off with Jorginho

    2. ZimZalabim
      • 5 Years
      11 months, 1 day 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
      11 months, 1 day ago

      B

  4. ZimZalabim
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    which character did bamford play in Harry Potter ?

    1. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Witches dildo.

      1. AzzaroMax99
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 1 day ago

        Rofl

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      The cloak of invisibility.

      1. Brosstan
        • 7 Years
        11 months, 1 day ago

        Lol

  5. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    Jimi YC and a Dallas goal now please FPL gods

  6. Hansel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 1 day 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
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

    2. On The Up
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      ive done jim and podence to grealish and kane

      1. Hansel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 1 day ago

        No can do unfortunately, but those are great moves!

  7. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

    1. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 1 day ago

      On 1 bonus

      1. TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 1 day ago

        That only shows how broken bonus system is

        1. ivantys
          • 1 Year
          11 months, 1 day ago

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

          1. Brosstan
            • 7 Years
            11 months, 1 day ago

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

            1. ivantys
              • 1 Year
              11 months, 1 day ago

              It must not have been shown in the app then.

    2. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      He is dreadful

    3. ReindeerHotdog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

  8. Steinburg FC
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

  9. On The Up
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    2ft Jim and Podence out for Kane and Grealish?

    1. Babelcopter
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Yes

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

    Podence off was a mistake Neto has been poor

  11. Shark Team
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

    1. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Feeling good about keeping for next 2 matches

    2. On The Up
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      happy hopefully placeholder for kilman if he keep his place

    3. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Disappointed because of disallowed goal, he deserved those points.

    4. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      6 pts against Leeds should be ecstatic.

    5. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

  12. Babelcopter
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

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

      Not happening

  13. Sleepless in Settle FPL
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    Jiminez on 3 bonus

  14. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    Semedo on for 7. Feel lucky on that

  15. Brosstan
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    Goal of the week?

    A) Lanzini
    B) Jimenez

  16. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

    1. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

      1. The Mandalorian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        11 months, 1 day ago

        I'm off work tomorrow

        1. Brosstan
          • 7 Years
          11 months, 1 day ago

          Fingers crossed for you!

  17. thegaffer82
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 1 day 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
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

      1. thegaffer82
        • 10 Years
        11 months, 1 day 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)

  18. Londongeezaa
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

    Newcastle (H)
    Palace (H)

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

    2. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Clean sheets galore is all I see

      1. Zim0
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 1 day ago

        Yup

    3. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

  19. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

  20. No Professionals
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

  21. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    Need a Jimmy to Saiss or Vice versa Goal

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

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

  22. Lukaku_time
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

  23. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

  24. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

  25. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

    Kilman has been Wolves' best player.

    1. 1zverGGadeM
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      Yep.

  26. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

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

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

    1. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 1 day 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
        11 months, 1 day ago

        Kane won't be much of a differential.

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 1 day ago

      I have Werner DCL Jimi

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

  28. 1zverGGadeM
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

  29. Ibra
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 1 day ago

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

  30. Klip Klopp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 1 day 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...