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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. Pukki Party
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Jimenez will blank against Newcastle and Palace and score against Leicester, right?

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      When we all remove him yeah

      1. Pukki Party
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Never remove him

    2. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Sounds like what's gonna happen.

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Score in all three 7-9 points each

  2. Slitherene
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    McCarthy ¦
    TAA - Coady - Ward
    KdB* - Salah - Jorginho - Son
    Kane - Maupay - Wilson*
    ¦ Bissouma - Justin* - Taylor

    A) Justin -> Fernandes + Reguilon
    B) Wilson -> Grealish + Aguero

    Which option seems better?

  3. Reggie Nainggolan
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    What to do with Bamford? Keep or sell

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Sell. Especially if you're the Leeds board.

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      sell

    3. Klip Klopp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      sell

    4. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Sell if you have 2FTs, otherwise keep for now

    5. AlpoShearer
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      sell

  4. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Oh please concede Wolves, for the love of god.

  5. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Holy Hold

  6. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    let them keep Jimenez..

    we will continue enjoy Kane points 😉

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

      Could also enjoy Jimmi points

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 10 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        ok 😉

  7. Dirty Harry
    • 6 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Is a Liverpool double up with Salah / Mane a little silly?

    1. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 2 days ago

      You'll be disappointed if you captain the wrong one

    2. Noah’s Ark
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Not at all

    3. Sanchit
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Yes.
      With so many good options, why would you go there

      1. Cojiro
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        This

      2. Dirty Harry
        • 6 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        Guess that's why I'm 5m rank lol

  8. aborg
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Brought in Kilman on WC. Obviously placed him last on bench. Go figure he would have been getting 12 points !!
    At least have Saiss but got his goal disallowed

    1. Gobigorgohome
      • 10 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      same.. but i played Dallas

      looks silly 🙁

      1. aborg
        • 4 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        I have Dallas too and have him second on bench. I still think Ayling might have been a better pick for us...he looks more threatening, don’t you think?

        1. Gobigorgohome
          • 10 Years
          12 months, 2 days ago

          i think so

  9. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Please Jimmy come on

  10. Zim0
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Marcal coming on

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Hopefully for Saiss.

  11. Henryyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    How has Semedo looked in this game?

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      In a word: meh

  12. Number 5
    • 11 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    ASM ---> RASHFORD

    Or

    JIMINEZ ---> KANE

    I own Son and Bruno

    1. Henryyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      B

    2. Klip Klopp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Jimi to Kane. Can you give me some advice below?

    3. Sanchit
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      A

    4. Cojiro
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      A

    5. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Oof. I'd rather focus on fixing the weakness. ASM > Pulisic/Havertz seems good to me.

  13. Klip Klopp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    In need of some critic 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.

    1. Number 5
      • 11 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      I would prefer Bruno over Werner

  14. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Remember when Leeds players were a thing

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      They have tired badly since the 55th minute.

  15. Scrumper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Is it worth shipping Salah or Sterling to Bruno/Rashford to enable Jimi -> Kane for a hit?

    1. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      NO keep and captain Salah next week. Find another way to bring in Kane

  16. King Kohli
    • 9 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Best move here?

    Martinez Steer
    TAA Robbo Castagne Mitchell Johnson
    Salah Sterling Barnes Pereira Anguissa
    Ings DCL Maupay

    2 FT 0.1 ITB

    A. Barnes + Castagne > Hamez + Ayling
    B. TAA + Barnes + Ings > Ayling/Targett + Hamez + Kane (-4)

    Thanks

  17. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    LiveFPL taunting me by still showing Jimi on 2pts and Dallas on 8 🙁

    1. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Oh there we go. Updated. Knocked me down 250k places in OR!

  18. Babelcopter
    • 2 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Should I keep Saiss if I’m wildcarding?

    1. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Why not

    2. FC Hakkebøf
      • 4 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Before two home games? Of course

  19. No Professionals
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Breakaway goal from a Saiss punt would be dreamland now

  20. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Traore in Dallas' back pocket

  21. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Wolves are such a clean sheet merchant. Double wolves defence?

    1. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      I'd have a Villa defender and wolves defender plus Robertson.

    2. Sanchit
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Knee jerm

  22. HippY
    • 11 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Front 3 of Kane, Jiminez and DCL. Worse problems to have 🙂

    1. Babelcopter
      • 2 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Very nice indeed

  23. Leonard hatred
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    for a hench looking chap Traoré is weak as a kitten.

  24. No Professionals
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Koch in hard from behind there

    1. Scrumper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Stiff challenge from Koch

  25. Tomerick
    • 7 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Please someone talk me out of being suckered into the Barkley trap yet again.

    1. Nimby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      He's great value.

      1. Tomerick
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        I said talk me out of it right now!

    2. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      Ok. If u get Barkley then you will lose 5 years of your life. Maybe im wrong but why take the risk

      1. Tomerick
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        That’s more like it.

    3. mynameisq
      • 8 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      He's injured

    4. Klip Klopp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      12 months, 2 days ago

      I'm thinking of getting McGinn. What are your thoughts?

      1. Tomerick
        • 7 Years
        12 months, 2 days ago

        If you’re happy to play him every week you’ll grab some hauls for sure but he’s a bit patchy.

  26. Coys96
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Sh*t Jimenez might get sent off here

  27. Pukki Party
    • 4 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Good refereeing tonight.

  28. Nimby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Jimenez gonna be sent off.

  29. Lethargio Alcantara
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Jimi RED
    Goodbye useless ...

  30. Wild Rover
    • 11 Years
    12 months, 2 days ago

    Off off off