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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. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Potential ban for Raul

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

      LOL

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

    Is hoping for a Kane underperformance desperate?

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      The same as any other big hitter you haven’t got. Chill. If you dont want or cant afford unless you rip your team apart then just roll with it.

  3. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    It's that time in the game when people starting typing hooooooold

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      HOOOLD

  4. Freshy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Bit of a kickout Jimi

  5. Bushwhacker
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    aaaaaannnnddbaaggggs

  6. Begbie.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    How has he got away with that? 😆

    Reminds me of Maguire last year.

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Didn’t make contact imo

  7. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Son got red for a lot less.

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

      What a load of balls.

    2. Gobigorgohome
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      yes stupid refree

  8. jason_ni
    • 5 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    What are people doing with kdb?

    I have 2 options/issues
    A) move kdb out for anyone
    B) move barnes out for 7.9(Jrod before price rise, or maybe mcginn and bank the cash)

    Which is more pressing?!?

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Gone

  9. No Professionals
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    The commentators don’t want to see people sent off...

    But boy do they want people sent off.

  10. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Jimenez very lucky there

  11. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Oh God please don't get sent off Jimi

  12. AzzaroMax99
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    What happened

  13. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    why is it not a RED if Son one was a RED?????

    1. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Son decision was wrong

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Because it was more a pilates stretch into the air?

  14. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    How is that not a red card!

    He’s kicked out!

  15. Coys96
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Wow very lucky

  16. Rains of Castamere
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Nothing in that

    (Jimi owner)

  17. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Jimi ban?

    1. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      No because it was seen

  18. Firmino
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Looked like red for Jimenez

  19. FC Hakkebøf
    • 4 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Are we sure Jimenez' goal will stand?

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 4 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Why wouldn’t it

      1. FC Hakkebøf
        • 4 Years
        11 months, 4 days ago

        Looked to me as it was a clear own goal. He headed the ball in the opposite direction. Only saw it once though. So might need to see it again

        1. IRBOX ⚽
          • 4 Years
          11 months, 4 days ago

          Shot was on target. People around these parts don’t seem to know football rules

        2. Zim0
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          11 months, 4 days ago

          If shot is on target it can change direction from one end to other and it'll still be the guys goal

  20. Nimby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Damn. If he'd been sent off I'd have moved on Kane so fast.

  21. Dont give a fuchs
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Phewwww

  22. Zim0
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    I'll be okay with a retrospective ban. Plan to do Jimenez to Kane this week anyways 😆

  23. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Jimenez kick out similar to Son's red card

  24. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    No way Jimi gets a red there.

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Owner of Jimenez!?

  25. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Heading to the garden with a ciggy and a beer and I don't even smoke, dam you Podence.

  26. Dynamo Chicken
    • 10 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Is there any inkling as to when the double gameweek for the GW1 games will take place?

    It's the final consideration before I rip up my team to get Kane and bring back 2 point Timo.

  27. ClassiX
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Jimi might get a post-match ban for that...

    1. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Probably not. I think there's a rule if var checks it and nothing happens then u go scottfree

      1. ClassiX
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        11 months, 4 days ago

        Don't think VAR can get involved outside the 18 yard box?

    2. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Lol

  28. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Jimenez ban incoming

    1. mynameisq
      • 8 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Can't, ref saw it. Just like Pickford

  29. Brosstan
    • 7 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    Jimmy trying Robbos patented 'Im injured so you can't give me a red card'. It works out again

    1. Lethargio Alcantara
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      11 months, 4 days ago

      Richarlison tried that too and it didn't work

  30. FISSH
    • 8 Years
    11 months, 4 days ago

    So.... That's not a red... How?