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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. caldracula
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    51 points seems like an achievement this week

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Huge

    2. Utopsis
        1 month, 2 days ago

        46 here

    3. Forza Papac
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      51 all in. Tiny green arrow. Happy with Mane(c)

    4. Sir Alex Telles.
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Im a salah capper and a kane owner at OR 3M. NOT IN TEARS

      1. Ibralicious
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Underrated username

      2. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I’m a Salah capper, Son owner. OR around 2.5m and just laughing at myself.

    5. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Spurs still in the title race. Poor performance and still won.

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Or a sign of performances to come

    6. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Son 3 baps locked in.

      1. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        CS, scored the winner. Has to be 3 bps

    7. El Lobito 10
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Sterling out for:
      A. Salah
      B. Mane
      C. Fernandes

      1. Wag the Drog
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        B

      2. Drizz ✅
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Hold

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

      Frontline of Kane/DCL/Maupay

      2ft, 1.9 itb, not other issues

      Maupay to Ings? Y/N?

    9. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Spurs are the new Man Utd in FPL terms. Just owning isn’t enough.

      Son owner and a net loss from tonight!

      Still would’ve captained Salah if I had my time again.

      Them’s the breaks...

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

      How on earth is that an assist?! Kane tried to head on target but missed. So no rebound. And son wasn't his intended target either.. does Mark own Kane?

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        So-called FPL assists in general are a joke

      2. Drizz ✅
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        KaNe NoN OwNeR?

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

          Kane owner with a sense of justice!

      3. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Eh? Dier commits foul, allows Kane to get to ball, ball lands on Son head, ball in goal. If VAR = blind then assist is Kane's.

    11. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Reguilon owners are winners. Well done mates !!

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Of 1 pt Lamptey . . .

      2. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        what do you mean ?

      3. Esalman
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Cheers!

    12. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Captaincy pick next GW will be a headache..

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Isn't it always

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

        Kane or Son.

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

          or Salah..

    13. Sir Alex Telles.
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      49(-4) all out. Will take it and run.

    14. Drizz ✅
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Sky Sports just mentioned Kane assist

    15. Van der Faart
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Burnley need to get relegated. Absolutely pathetic football club. Thug football.

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        And Dyche is a twaat

        1. Van der Faart
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Totally. Moaning about tackles when Barnes could have been twice sent off and he didnt even get a yellow card

      2. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        And yet Lamela is the player who should've been sent off.

        1. Van der Faart
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Barnes somehow escaped without a yellow all game even though he was throwing elbows and kicking people

      3. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Just a pointless team. Filling out the numbers in the premier League season after season.

      4. Esalman
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Give the Manchester clubs the same budget and then we'll see.

    16. Chucky
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Ings covers kane 😎

    17. riot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      non owners have to be pretty happy with a kane 5 pter

      1. Chucky
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        yeah when my alternative scored 10.more than happy

      2. PascalCygan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Yeah. I stuck with Jimi rather than Kane for -4. Bring him in this week though

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

      56! Might be enough to sneak in to the top 10k. Zaha and Jimenez saviours

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Congrats Hippy.

        Happy with my 51 🙂

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

          Congrats, 50+ seems huge this week. Then you try to block out all the goal line clearances late equalisers 🙁

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

        Nice scores, both of you.

      3. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Well played.

      4. Big_Bear
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Jimenez (c) launching me to 67 points.

    19. Hattrick Harry
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Ayling 6p coming from bench for Reguilon, bad gw and only 55p

    20. Africa United
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      You know some people embarrassing themselves.. it's full of children here who probably never touched football.. I mean you really should filter the age of people around here

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

        Rough week, sir?

        1. Drizz ✅
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Lol

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

            Hehe

        2. Africa United
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          No it's the talk about it's not a Kane assist I mean
          I'm 46 points (-8) around 100k OR tho

          1. Africa United
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Still bonus to come too

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

          😆

        4. Africa United
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Kane C you know what I mean assist is huge this week

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

            Congrats

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

        Some of the older posters are worse!

    21. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      48. Not bad

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

        Pretty decent

    22. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Wow spurs so so lucky there

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Got far unluckier against Newcastle

    23. All Hail K
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Most exciting part of the game was seeing if the Kane assist would be given...

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

        😀

      2. Drizz ✅
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Assist will be given

    24. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      45(-4) strange GW

    25. Van der Faart
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      2 defenders, Bavies and Dallas with 6 each on the bench, TAA, Coady and Lamptey sitting in my 3 ATB. 49 in the end. Could have been 59. Ah well.

    26. Wag the Drog
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      A) Trent, Pereira -> Kilman, Son (-4)
      B) Wildcard

      McCarthy
      TAA-Robertson-Justin-Taylor-Konsa
      Salah-Bruno-ASM-Pereira-Bissouma
      Kane-DCL-Maupay*

      1. Utopsis
          1 month, 2 days ago

          A - you definitely need Son

      2. PLerix
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Dier to get some bonus?

      3. The Legend Squad
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        58 all out. Better than expected. Saints double defence carrying me

      4. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Bavies and Justin on the bench. What could have been

      5. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Could have been a lot worse as Kane non captainers. Onto next week

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

        60 all out