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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
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

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

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      When we all remove him yeah

      1. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Never remove him

    2. ivantys
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Sounds like what's gonna happen.

      • Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Score in all three 7-9 points each

    3. Slitherene
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 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?

    4. Reggie Nainggolan
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      What to do with Bamford? Keep or sell

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Sell. Especially if you're the Leeds board.

      2. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        sell

      3. Klip Klopp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        sell

      4. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Sell if you have 2FTs, otherwise keep for now

      5. AlpoShearer
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        sell

    5. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Oh please concede Wolves, for the love of god.

    6. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Holy Hold

    7. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      let them keep Jimenez..

      we will continue enjoy Kane points 😉

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Could also enjoy Jimmi points

        1. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          ok 😉

    8. Dirty Harry
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

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

      1. ivantys
          1 month, 8 days ago

          You'll be disappointed if you captain the wrong one

        • Noah’s Ark
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Not at all

        • Sanchit
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

          1. Cojiro
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            This

          2. Dirty Harry
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

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

      2. aborg
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 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
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          same.. but i played Dallas

          looks silly 🙁

          1. aborg
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 8 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
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              i think so

      3. Teriyaki 69
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Please Jimmy come on

      4. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Marcal coming on

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

          Hopefully for Saiss.

      5. Rondon9
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        How has Semedo looked in this game?

        1. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          In a word: meh

      6. Number 5
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        ASM ---> RASHFORD

        Or

        JIMINEZ ---> KANE

        I own Son and Bruno

        1. Rondon9
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          B

        2. Klip Klopp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

        3. Sanchit
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          A

        4. Cojiro
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          A

        5. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

      7. Klip Klopp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 8 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
          1 month, 8 days ago

          I would prefer Bruno over Werner

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

        Remember when Leeds players were a thing

        1. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          They have tired badly since the 55th minute.

      9. Scrumper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 8 days ago

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

        1. Teriyaki 69
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

      10. King Kohli
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 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

      11. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

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

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

      12. Babelcopter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Should I keep Saiss if I’m wildcarding?

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Why not

        2. FC Hakkebøf
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Before two home games? Of course

      13. No Professionals
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Breakaway goal from a Saiss punt would be dreamland now

      14. Tonyawesome69
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Traore in Dallas' back pocket

      15. ivantys
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

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

          2. Sanchit
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Knee jerm

        • HippY
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

          1. Babelcopter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Very nice indeed

        • Leonard hatred
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

        • No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Koch in hard from behind there

          1. Scrumper
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Stiff challenge from Koch

        • Tomerick
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

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

          1. Nimby
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            He's great value.

            1. Tomerick
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              I said talk me out of it right now!

          2. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 8 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
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              That’s more like it.

          3. mynameisq
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            He's injured

          4. Klip Klopp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

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

            1. Tomerick
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

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

        • Coys96
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Sh*t Jimenez might get sent off here

        • Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Good refereeing tonight.

        • Nimby
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Jimenez gonna be sent off.

        • KICKandRUSH
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Jimi RED
          Goodbye useless ...

        • Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Off off off