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Reguilón benched as Gameweek 6 continues to hurt FPL managers

The latest unfortunate turn of events in Gameweek 6 of Fantasy Premier League is a Monday-night benching for Sergio Reguilón (£5.6m).

Over 120,000 Fantasy managers picked up Spurs’ left-back for Gameweek 6, inspired by his role in the 6-1 win at Old Trafford and the 3-3- draw with West Ham.

However, Jose Mourinho had other plans, selecting Ben Davies (£4.8m) on the left-hand side of his back-four at Burnley.

Serge Aurier (£5.2m) has suffered the same treatment, replaced at right-back by Matt Doherty (£5.8m).

Thankfully, the rest of the Spurs team lines up mostly as we expected with the heavily backed pairing of Harry Kane (£10.9m) and Son Heung-min (£9.5m) selected at centre-forward and left-wing respectively.

All eyes will be on the right-hand side of Burnley’s defence tonight as Matt Lowton (£4.4m) comes in for his first start of the season.

His preparation for this match has not been ideal as he only recently returned to training from a knee injury, forced into action against Spurs with Phil Bardsley (£4.5m) and Gameweek 5 stand-in Erik Pieters (£4.4m) missing out.

Ben Mee (£4.9m) remains absent so Kevin Long (£4.5m) is James Tarkowski‘s (£5.4m) centre-back partner once again as Charlie Taylor (£4.5m) continues his extended run as the first-choice left-back.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; C Taylor, Tarkowski, K Long, Lowton; McNeil, Brownhill, Westwood, Gudmundsson; Wood, A Barnes.

Tottenham Hotspur XI (4-2-3-1): Lloris; B Davies, Dier, Alderweireld, Doherty; Højbjerg, Sissoko; Son, Ndombele, Moura; Kane.

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1,118 Comments Post a Comment
  1. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    I can guarantee you Aurier will haul today - bookmark this

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      haul the lucozade?

    2. ivantys
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Pope double digits masterclass

    3. Royal5
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Kane non cappers hoping for a blank?

      1. ivantys
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Yes, blank and yellow card

        • Forza Papac
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          His EO is 82% in my rank tier so I think that means I get a green arrow if he gets points.

        • Gandalf
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Don't think makes much difference for me, but having captained Salah will prefer not too much from Kane. Son can let rip instead

          1. Royal5
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Thinking the same. More points for Son.

        • Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Yes, had it with the top 10k casuals

      2. Forza Papac
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        I was looking at 9pts for Webster around 70mins. Ended up with 1pt. This gameweek.

        1. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Brutal, isn't it...?!

      3. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Time to shift Reguilón? Only got him in on recent W/C. Have no pressing issues and 2 FT's, so think he'll be gone after tonight...

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          got Chilwell?

          1. Big_Andy_GAWA
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Yep. Why, what's wrong with him? Injured, or suggestion for replacement? Lol

      4. G00LI0
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Won my head to head mini league last year. This year I have played 6 and lost 6

      5. Doctor Evil
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Kane needs to blank for me as my whole team has already. What a fail of a week. Another 50k drop this week to 500k

      6. Fulchester's New Centr…
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Yup. And Son RC.

        1. Fulchester's New Centr…
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Oops. Reply fail.

      7. Big Hippo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        I’m basically just scouting for the 21/22 FPL season now at this point

        1. Only a Hazard of time
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          I'm operating entirely on instinct. No sense in monitoring stats and form when everything is this unpredictable!

          1. Utopsis
              2 months, 26 days ago

              This - no longer agonising over transfers, making them early and setting my team has never been so easy

          2. Stejson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Yep, thinking of seeing if I can defer the rest of my membership to next season

        2. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Best pick up to 5.0 to replace James?
          a)Justin
          b)Coleman/Godfrey
          c)Dallas

          1. Fulchester's New Centr…
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Dallas

            1. wulfranian
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              cheers

        3. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          If Ryan can keep a CS against WBA who will he get returns against ?

          Hate goalie transfers but this seems really hopeless.

          1. Utopsis
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Ryan is a troll - did the same last season, the minute I sold CSs left right and centre

          2. osceola31909
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I own Kane but did not captain him. Is it still good for my OR if he scores?

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Maybe in this gw isolated but probably not long term

            2. Gandalf
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              https://www.livefpl.net/rank will give you the EO around your rank to tell you

            3. Ragabolly
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Check http://www.livefpl.net/rank
              If the EO next to "Your OR:" under Kane for you is less than 100%, you want his points,

              1. mixology
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Cheers

            4. Nomar
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              If you had Kane, in the form of his life, against a Burnley side decimated by injuries defensively, why would you not cap him in this fixture?

              1. Big_Andy_GAWA
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Because he maybe preferred/fancied Salah at home to Sheff. United/Zaha away to Fulham, etc. Lol

                1. Nomar
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Obviously, but wouldn’t Kane have been the most obvious choice based on form?

                  1. COK3Y5MURF
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    This might've meant something if you had asked it before Salah blanked, not in hindsight

            5. osceola31909
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Thanks to everyone but Nomar. His comments weren’t helpful. 😉

          3. CroatianHammer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            43 with Kane to play, I feel like I'm king of the world, but man that CS gubbing at the end... grim. Should have ended up around 52 I think.

            The question is now, whether each Kane goal will give me a green arrow, or a red one... lots of armbands.

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Kane blanks

            2. Ragabolly
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Check http://www.livefpl.net/rank
              If the EO next to "Your OR:" under Kane for you is less than 100%, you want his points.

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                I think this is a very short sighted way to look at it.. see my post below

                1. Ragabolly
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  I agree on what you're saying but as far as rank (green/red arrows) for the current week, that's the correct thing to look at.

                  If you want to compare yourself to the current top10k because you want to eventually catch them, then just look at the top10k EO. Not sure serious managers matter more than the current top10k..

              2. CroatianHammer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Yeah, 89% Raga, so points it is... but still... would love to be gaining on the 10K all the same. I've an 11 point lead on the FFS H2H match, I've Kane, and he has Kane (C) - in which case, goal, nothing else... should be fine.

                1. Africa United
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  If he blanks then the week is officially cursed

            3. Salarrivederci
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Nice.
              I am on 16 with (K)ane & Son left.

              Martínez (3),
              Lamptey (1), Digne (-2), Chilwell (6)
              Rodríguez (2), Sterling (2), Grealish (2), Pereira (2)
              Agüero (1)

              Chilwell ma' man!

              1. Big_Andy_GAWA
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Grealish had one point, had he not?

                1. Salarrivederci
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  oh yeah.
                  I was on a roll with those 2's in my midfield. Sorry

                  1. Big_Andy_GAWA
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Lol. Awful week for me, too. Verified with benching of Reguilón this evening. Was counting on him to win my H2H. Opponent has Davies. Unbelievable.

          4. BarryManilows
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Come on Burnley Do your thing boring 1-0

            • ivantys
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Kane is due a blank

                1. Magic Zico
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  12 points this evening

              • Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                If LiveFPL had a way to filter out 'serious managers', in other words those managers who are likely to be top 100k at the end of the season, I'm fairly sure Kane has over 100% eo in that sample. I'm hoping for a blank despite 'my rank eo' being less than 100

                1. Gandalf
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Yup think that's a sensible way of looking at it. Most will have both Kane and Salah, so by not captaining Kane then makes sense to want him to blank

                2. mixology
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  I can’t disagree with the maths but this is everything that is wrong with FPL: hoping one of your players doesn’t score you points.

                  Once I start cheering for one of my 11 starters to blank is that day I should stop playing FPL

                  1. Brosstan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    That's why captaincy has to be removed

                    1. Super Saints
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      I would have won FPL if captaincy was removed, finished 9k with pretty much 38 captain blanks

                    2. Salarrivederci
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      Only captaincy can save me this week. 16 from 9 with (K)ane and Son

                      (K)ane go score 100 goals tonight.
                      Imagine those autosubbing a Burnley defender in for Reguilón just to have a -48 added 😉 !

                    3. Seanigula
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      Agree, it adds too much luck...or let your Capt and VC double and you get the better one, which would reduce the element of luck

                3. Ragabolly
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  You can look at the top10k EO if that's your ultimate target to catch, you need to displace those in there now. They matter more than "serious managers" tbh given how big the gap between many seasoned managers and top10k

                  1. Brosstan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Im sure there's a large amount of players in the top 10k who have used all chips etc who won't be anywhere near top 100k at the end of the season. that's why I said hypothetical serious managers instead.

                    1. Ragabolly
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      Not that many, look here https://www.livefpl.net/figs

                      Chip usage in top10k is similar to overall and not extreme. In fact 82% of top10k managers have used no more than one chip so far!!

              • Nomar
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Doherty on my bench.

                We know what happens next, don’t we, boys and girls!

              • Africa United
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Lucky Monday please Kane double digits

              • Ha.
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Only the 5 goals needed from you Harry

                1. Trophé Mourinho
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  I saw this interview once with this random guy who used to play with Harry Kane when he was young, he said Harry used to score like 5-8 goals a game, every game xD

                  1. Ha.
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    He’s yet to score 5 in the PL...but records are there to be broken

              • hb
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                I'm done with the Trossard experiment. I have money to upgrade him and can spend up to 9.5 - who would you buy over the next few GWs:

                A Rashford
                B Pulisic
                C Havertz
                D Someone else

                Someone please enlighten me

              • Zim0
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Posted on old article so posting again.
                Should i keep Maupay for Spurs or switch to Antonio now? Was plan to switch in GW8 but still think Antonio has more chance of scoring against Liverpool than Maupay against Spurs

                1. Brosstan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Antonio injured

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Well poop

              • Troll hunter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                I think now is time to grab a pint. I have Son and Kane, but Salah was my captain. If they score my rank goes up. If they fail top10 is not getting further away. Whatever happens, it is neutral. Or even better. If they score I celebrate my points, if they fail I'm happy since current top 10k isn't running away!

              • Trophé Mourinho
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Son cap over Kane next week for sure

                1. djoker_nole
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Why?

                    1. Trophé Mourinho
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 1 Year
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      Kane will be passing to Son alot

                    2. Troll hunter
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      Since his C Kane will fail with this luck.

                2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Worth using my 2nd FT to transfer Matt Ryan out or better to save? Brighton look like poo.

                  1. Troll hunter
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    I would ditch him for -8 tbh

                  2. FPLShaqiri
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    I wouldn't do a keeper change unless I had a transfer to burn, so I would save it

                  3. Nomar
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Have same dilemma with Ramsdale.

                    Only thing stopping me so far is that no other keepers are really getting shut outs.

                    Martinez, McCarthy or Guaita really for me. But I may WC during the next IB, so if I do there’s no point wasting one of my 2FT on a keeper.

                    1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      I went with Mccarthy in the end - I'll find another way to bring in attackers in the coming weeks if required.

                3. FPLShaqiri
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  How was Pereira in that game? Creative, shooting, good set pieces?

                  No returns in 3 games and price dropping, but he has Fulham next...

                  1. Ha.
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Unlucky not to get a return

                    1. FPLShaqiri
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      Cheers, I'll hold onto him and take the price drop then

                  2. Super Saints
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    I've sold after 3 blanks so he will haul v Fulham for sure

                    1. FPLShaqiri
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      Wow already? Hope you don't get any injuries in your team through the week.

                      1. Super Saints
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 26 days ago

                        Yep out for Grealish, I'll almost certainly get a few injuries too

                4. g40steve
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  If you had Martinez risk another Villa defender or go Ham or Leeds?

                  Need a Lamptey replacement upto 5.5?

                  1. Ha.
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Dallas

                  2. Super Saints
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Leeds

                  3. g40steve
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Cheers

                5. You've got red on you.
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Trossard options are awful so:

                  Trossard and Jimenez ----> Grealish and Antonio? -4

                  1. Nomar
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    Keep Jimi. Steady reliable points. Not to be sniffed at, especially this season.

                    1. Troll hunter
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 26 days ago

                      He isn't so reliable. Kast goal was gk error or close to it.

                6. Oooo Matron
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Any thoughts here? Two free transfers & 0.0 itb.

                  McCarthy
                  Robertson Semedo Chillwell
                  Salah Son Grealish Rodriguez
                  Kane DCL Maupay

                  Subs: Konsa, Anguissa, Lamperty

                7. camarozz
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Discusted with that Reguilon benching. He was my differencial in my MLs tonight.

                  1. Trophé Mourinho
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 26 days ago

                    aw that sucks, you never know a cameo with a return could happen

                8. Tony Martial
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  what to do?
                  .1 off Pulisic and Aguero ➡️ KDB and Ings so hoping KDB drops
                  1 FT 1.2 ITB

                  Martinez
                  Mitchell Targett Saiss
                  Son Pulisic Grealish Salah
                  Kane Maupay Aguero

                  :Forster,Lamptey,Burke,Dunne.

                9. edfiasco
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Kane (C), Bale and Son to play.

                  Not a position I expected to be in but did KDB to Bale (pissed) in GW5 and couldn’t afford to miss Kane this week.

                  Expecting a damp squib