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Mitchell retains left-back berth as van Aanholt named among Palace subs again

Tyrick Mitchell (£4.2m) has held off the return of Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) once again as he starts at left-back for Crystal Palace in Gameweek 6.

The youngster has recently made the spot his own in the absence of van Aanholt, but the Dutchman is now back on the scene following a long-term injury.

Mitchell’s 26.7% ownership had feared that Gameweek 6 would spell the end of his viability as a Fantasy Premier League asset but Roy Hodgson has afforded him at least one more outing.

In fact, his one change to defence comes on the other side of the back-four as Nathaniel Clyne (£4.5m) comes in for Joel Ward (£4.5m).

And the returning key man comes in midfield rather than at left-back as the penalty-taking Luka Milivojevic (£5.7m) makes his first start of the campaign.

It will be interesting to see whether or not he will take spot-kicks back off Wilfried Zaha (£7.2m) at the first time of asking. He starts up-front with Michy Batshuayi (£5.8m).

Alexsandar Mitrovic (£5.8m) is still the main Fantasy focus at Fulham, owned by 10.3% of managers.

For the second match in a row, the Serbian international is flanked by new signing Ademola Lookman (£5.0m), who scored on his full debut and will be under the microscope for managers looking for value in midfield.

Fulham XI: Areola; A Robinson, Ream, Adarabioyo, Aina; Lemina, Zambo Anguissa; Lookman, Loftus-Cheek, Cairney; Mitrović.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Mitchell, Dann, Kouyaté, Clyne; Schlupp, Riedewald, Milivojevic, Townsend; Zaha, Batshuayi.

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844 Comments Post a Comment
  1. mynameisq
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Biggest mistake of the season so far, taking out zaha for grealish because he was an injury doubt, after backing myself that he'd continue to get points and fully intending to keep for this run of good fixtures

    Ah well you can't win em all

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I luckily kept him

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        This Fulham game was the main factor I said I have to keep him against Fulham

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Yeah, would have kept even with the doubt but don't really have a bench and didn't want to field only 10

  2. Ha.
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Grealish > Zaha is just knee jerky, right?

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Grealish delivered only in 1 game, Zaha in 4

    2. HippY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      It's suicidal. You've made your choice! 🙂

    3. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I would rather have Grealish (SOU) than Zaha (wol).

    4. diabydoesgallas
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      You’ve missed the boat somewhat, but he’s definitely a better pick, so why not.

  3. Firmino
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Casuals win again

    1. Garlana
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Not an owner but these comments are starting to annoy me. It's a smart pick, he's playing Fulham.

    2. diabydoesgallas
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      I take ff pretty seriously and have had zaha since GW1. Define casual?

      1. Seanigula
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        He defines “casual” as someone who doesn’t overthink things and thus fck up their team

    3. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      It's more casual to write someone off for no real reason other than the past, and in fact not even a true recalling of the past because whenever he's played upfront he has done well

    4. IfYouTinkerYou'llHaveA…
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      casual comment

    5. Firmino
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Well my point was every casual has him in his/her team because he scored well in the two first gameweeks and is relatively cheap. Same for Bamford.

  4. slavkob
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 1 day ago

    Once again thank you to everyone who instructed me to get rid of Zaha and get Grealish!

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      lol..

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        It's your fault mate you are the manager no ?

    2. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      You're welcome 🙂

    3. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Were you "instructed" with a gun to your head? 😆

    4. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Sell Grealish then and buy Zaha.

    5. money face bandwagon
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Love such comments

    6. Ain't No Holebas Girl
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      These are the absolute worst kind of posts, you ask for advice but ultimately make your own decisions. Can't blame others when it doesn't work out.

    7. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Quit carrying on mate, you made the decision nobody else did

    8. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Instructions for next week -

      Bring in Egan vs Man City and triple captain him

    9. Seanigula
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      You’re welcome...you know that we’re competing against you, right?

  5. ivantys
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Mitchell nailed at RB?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Looks like it!

    • Puntillimon
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      WHAT.

    • Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Lads we need to get in Utd players fast. Bruno Rash double up could be gold.

      The question is how to do it?

      Anyone figured it out?

      1. F_Ivanovic
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        I fell for that GW2.. never again

      2. Tinkermania
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 1 day ago

        No Pool and no City.

    • ClassiX
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      MAN UTD TEAM NEWS
      Team to play Chelsea: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, McTominay, Fred, Fernandes, Mata, James, Rashford.
      Subs: Henderson, Pogba, Cavani, Greenwood, Matic, Van de Beek, Tuanzebe.

      CHELSEA TEAM NEWS
      Team to play Man Utd: Mendy, James, Silva, Zouma, Azpilcueta, Chilwell, Jorginho, Kante, Pulisic, Havertz, Werner.
      Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Abraham, Kovacic, Giroud, Mount, Ziyech.

      1. Forza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Pulisic 😀

        Thanks

        1. Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Two up top?

          1. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            343 with Puli lw and Havertz "rw" probably.

      2. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        I don't get it why VdB and Tuanzebe are on the bench?

        1. Mambino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Mata and Bruno combine really well. Tuanzebe maybe just fitness given he played his first 90 mins in 10 months this week.

          1. Tinkermania
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Mata is a liability. Why do you think he rarely starts?

      3. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Both playing 3 at the back. Thought that might happen...

        1. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Oh, just Chelsea.

          Looking forward to this! 🙂

          1. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Sorry just seen

        2. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Nah united playing usual formation

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      YES BRUNO STARTS!!!

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Why wouldn't he?

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Was nervous after 90 against PSG!

          1. F_Ivanovic
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Players are capable of playing mid-week games for 90 mins and then at the weekend you know...

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Tell Pep that

          2. Tinkermania
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 1 day ago

            UTD can't afford to rotate players in EPL. Playing for top 4.

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Good stuff

      2. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Getting this in now so you can gloat about another one of your Bruno hauls later - smart

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          I would love this

      3. Yozzer
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Haha you get really excited at this game don't you . Why would Bruno start?

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          I get extra excited at Bruno because he feels like my only real partial differential. And worried he looked a bit tired come end of PSG

          1. Yozzer
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Well enjoy your guaranteed Penalty points 🙂

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Haha would be amazing though think Chelsea will win fairly comfortably

    • TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Oh for god sake. Why put PVA on now =[ =[

    • EmreCan Hustle
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 1 day ago

      Chelsea playing 3-4-3

    • ivantys
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Nice Chilwell wing back

      • Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        James!!!!

      • Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Reece James starts......weird

        Guess still need to get rid as never gonna when he is going to play....

        1. baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          No need to sell him asap, which is good.

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Not weird at all.

      • COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Benched James of course

      • Garlana
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        James starts lol...my bench is gonna be rediculous

      • Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        ⚽ Team News 📰
        MUN: de Gea, Lindelöf, Shaw, Maguire, Wan-Bissaka, James, Mata, Fred, Fernandes, McTominay, Rashford
        Subs: Henderson, Tuanzebe, Pogba, Matic, van de Beek, Greenwood, Cavani

        CHE: Mendy, Zouma, Thiago Silva, Azpilicueta, Kanté, Jorginho, Chilwell, James, Werner, Havertz, Pulisic
        Subs: Caballero, Rüdiger, Mount, Kovacic, Ziyech, Giroud, Abraham

      • DA Minnion
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Chelsea 5 at the back.

        1. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Not exactly

      • Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 1 day ago

        Chilwell getting close to that essential territory. OOP and Mendy in goal and decent fixtures...

        Magnus has him too.

        He knows

        1. COK3Y5MURF
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          I'll sell TAA for him next week

        2. EmreCan Hustle
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          I want him, but he's so injury prone

        3. ivantys
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Not playing manu every week so might change formations again

          • IRBOX ⚽
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            OOP? He is playing his usable role at left back, albeit wing back. Certainly not OOP. Magnus is a casual

            1. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Magnus is a casual? Now I've seen everything

        4. Tony Martial
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Wtf is that team man

        5. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Come on Zaha more goals and assists needed

        6. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          Benched James, not too mad (unless he mega hauls, of course).

          United can always score.

          COYB!!

          1. Coys96
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            Same. It was the right decision tbh

        7. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 1 day ago

          But, but Zaha wont play good when transfer window is closed said by experts on this page

          1. baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            He is playing for January window already 🙂

          2. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 1 day ago

            He was gash last week. This week he is playing arguably the worst team in the league. I guess you could say it was a mistake to get rid before this game but still doesn't make me want him outright.

        8. ivantys
            1 month, 1 day ago

            All of Mitchell's hauls are on my bench nice.

            1. Bobby Digital
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Not over yet

              1. ivantys
                  1 month, 1 day ago

                  The CS is secured, fulham are ass toothless as wba and burnley

            2. Bobby Digital
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Chelsea look better on paper

            3. Salan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              One more goal from Zaha will be fantastic.

            4. AzzaroMax99
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              The same thing going to happen as always. Guaita on 2 saves and waiting for the 3rd, they gonna concede. Classic Palace.

            5. Mac90
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              where is mitchell playing now?

              1. DA Minnion
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 1 day ago

                Centre forward.

            6. Bam Bam Bigelow
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Mitchell switch to RB. PVA LB

            7. AzzaroMax99
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 1 day ago

              Areola - such a funny surname.