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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. Stand By Mee
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Jimi, Podence -> Kane, Hamez for -4 ?

    I have 5.4 itb

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      No brainer?

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

      Wait to full time then if no one scores smash that hit button with everything you have.

    3. Tonyawesome69
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      The exact two moves I'll be doing

    4. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Beautiful

  2. Francescoli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    If PVA is fit, I’ll need to take a hit to remove Mitchell or play Charlie Taylor.

    In the medium term, who is the best defender that is 4.7 or under? Considering Lamptey, Konsa, Targett, Dallas... Any others? Who would recommend looking at form and upcoming fixtures?

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

    If Jimi doesn't score tonight the FPL crisis line is gonna be busy.

  4. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Let's see if second half FC have still got it

  5. Stooz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Any Crystal Palace fans?

    Is Riedewald likely to be a regular starter?

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

      Not with a name like that the manager is dyslexic

      1. Stooz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Take it you're not a Palace fan.

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      He was their best player by far last game. Should be nailed

  6. Fernandito
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 10 days ago

    Thoughts guys?

    Martinez
    TAA Saiss Lamptey James Mitchell
    Salah KDB Son Foden Anguissa
    Watkins Jimenez DCL

    A KDB to Mane
    B KDB & Jimenez to J Rodriguez & Kane (-4)

  7. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 10 days ago

    You know in France you can watch pretty much all PL games for 19 euro a month, over here in the UK with pay per view thats one game. Total joke this game is becoming

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      But how much do you have to pay in France to watch Ligue Un games?

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        0 ?

      2. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 10 days ago

        not £15 a game

        1. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          £15 is only the 3pm kick-offs though. Those are deliberately blocked from being viewed on TV in the UK. With Sky/BT you get 5 games a GW for your monthly subscription (around £40 a month).

          Is there a similar block in France on watching afternoon kick-offs?

      3. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        They pay you

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Sad ...

    3. The Littlest Robbo
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      The peacock app is $5 per month, we are being ripped off royally

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

        $10 a month for all the PL games here. Loads of La Liga, Serie A and others but I never watch 'em.

    4. Frucke
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Lol. It costs like 45 euro/month in sweden

    5. Right In The Stanchion
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Nobody is doing PPV. Will be dropped soon.

        We do overpay for everything in this country. Blame the Tories and the simpletons who vote for them.

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

        In India you can watch EPL for free by drilling a hole through your neighbours wall.

        1. Pratik
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          lol

      • Esalman
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Everyone should pirate stream the games until they give reasonable rates. Socialism ftw.

    6. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Only reason I kept jimi is that he hasnt blanked 3 times in a row ever in FPL. Bloody troll going to break a record tonight. Hate his guts

    7. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Chris Sutton: "Kock getting too tight there..."

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Lol

        1. tiger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 10 days ago

          Live on national radio too...filth

      2. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        I'm waiting for a corner where he says, "Koch's up!"

      3. Leonard hatred
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        he just can't find the Klich

    8. Stejson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      I'm confused. Why so few penalties this week?

      1. Frucke
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Handball change

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

      Final score winner gets a free car

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 10 days ago

        2 nil to Leeds

      2. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        0-0

    10. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      A) Kane Jiminez Lamptey
      B) Aguero Watkins TAA

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 10 days ago

        A

    11. Number 5
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      When is the next best opportunity to play your first wildcard?

      What are peoples plans?

      1. keefyefc
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Already played mine but after game week 8 due to international break
        Gives you plenty of time to review your selections
        Also gives you the chance to remove any players injured on international duty

    12. Headers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Is there any source that provides the stats/league table on running/km covered in a game? Looking in the members but can’t find it.

    13. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Jimi goal coming

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Praying

      2. Oggle22
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Don't tease kept hold of him this week and brought in Grealish instead of bringing in Barkley and Kane for a -8

    14. No Professionals
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      The ref seems like a very nice man

      1. jdp219
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        haha! Was thinking the same thing.

      2. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Yeah & a punchable face too

      3. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Virgil and Sadio disagree.

    15. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Is Soucek still the go-to ~5m midfielder ?

      1. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Man said Soucek.

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 10 days ago

          What happens if you say it three times fast?

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

            He appears with your gf

      2. Lets jump straight into it.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 10 days ago

        Who else is there?

        (asking for a friend)

    16. thomashl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      How’s Jimenez looking?

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 10 days ago

        On the pitch.

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

          Is he looking like a keep or a sell

    17. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      I can't seem to get above 3 million.
      Team isn't bad just not very template
      No Salah / Mané / grealish / Kane / rodriguez.
      Have sterling / Bruno.
      Would you
      A) wc to template team
      B) play safe - Jimmy to Kane
      C) try something different - sterling to mane, Jimmy to kun (-4)

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

      A) TAA + Mitro -> Lamptey + Kane (-4)
      B) Podence -> Grealish
      C) Mitro -> DCL
      D) Jimi -> Kane
      E) Save

    19. ajay_kl +42
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Who needs to go first from Podence or Mitrovic?

    20. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Saiss you beauty!!

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

      Saiss g

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

        Var review

    22. Nimby
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Saiss!!!!

    23. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Saiss G

    24. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Saiss 1-0

    25. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      SAISSSSSSSSSSSS GOAL

    26. ZimZalabim
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 10 days ago

      Saiss rocket

    27. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 10 days ago

      OMG SAISS!!!