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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. baps hunter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    28 days, 9 hours ago

    The joke here that the way this week is going means that this match is going to end 1-0 looks more likely every moment.

    1. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 9 hours ago

      Kane OG.

  2. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    28 days, 9 hours ago

    Woeful game so far.

  3. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
    • 1 Year
    28 days, 9 hours ago

    Players I might consider getting rid of:

    Robertson
    Lamptey
    JRod
    Maupay

    I have 2FT and 0,0 itb. What to do here?

    1. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      28 days, 9 hours ago

      Get rid of Maupay. Monitor Rodriguez

    2. caldracula
      • 4 Years
      28 days, 9 hours ago

      J Rod to Zaha and Maupay to Antonio next week?

  4. ivantys
      28 days, 9 hours ago

      So much toxicity over a 4.5 Lamptey just now and none on this game boring

    • Paul Psychic Octopus
      • 9 Years
      28 days, 9 hours ago

      Spurs will have to score twice before Burnley change the way they play and have anything like a high line.

    • Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      28 days, 9 hours ago

      Just looking at next week's fixtures. Loads of captaincy options

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Kane

      2. ALI_G
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        that's what people said this week!

        1. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          😆 we never learn our lessons

      3. potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Who's your front-runner

        1. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Salah at the moment. Can't see him blanking for 2 home matches in a row.

      4. IRBOX ⚽
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Salah

        1. Joey Tribbiani
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Oh you going with Salah?
            *switches from Salah to Kane*
            😀

      5. IRBOX ⚽
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Kane and Son not penetrating the box, just fore playing around the edges.

        1. tiger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Burnley not leaving many holes open

        2. ALI_G
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          not stroking the ball around enough

      6. how now brown cow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Well that was rubbish. Get lo celso on.

      7. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Imagine having Son and Kane

        1. Paul Psychic Octopus
          • 9 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          I imagine it's been great fun the past few weeks.

        2. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Nope, imagine having Kane, son and reg!

        3. lindeg
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Son and Dier

        4. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          over Zaha and Bamford 😉

        5. Noah’s Ark
          • 7 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Imagine owning anyone other than Bamford this week...

          1. aborg
            • 3 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Lol to that haha.
            Best quote I’ve heard for this GW !

        6. teneighty
          • 5 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          They're on par with the rest of my team this week.

      8. aborg
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        For once I don’t mind watching a boring game like this one !
        From a Son and Kane non capper 🙂

        1. baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Yes, since C Salah failed it really doesn't make big difference how many points they get or don't get.

          1. aborg
            • 3 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            It does if Kane or Son score as we will drop badly down the ranks !

      9. Van der Faart
        • 8 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Very odd behaviour from Oliver there. Wasnt even 3 minutes played, Spurs on the attack and he blows for half time.

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Especially as took about 5 to patch toby up.

          Maybe he was as bored as us.

      10. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Did everyone forget how Dyche and Burnley plays? This is classic Brexit football from Dychey

      11. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Top 10k casuals finally exposed. Imagine capping Kane away at Burnley...

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Imagine owning Kane or Son

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Fudgy knows...

        2. GloryManUnited
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          This is a fact

        3. Ragabolly
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Except that every captainable player actually blanked this week 😀

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Except Hattrick Patrick!

        4. nerd_is_the_werd
          • 1 Year
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          There is still another 45 mins left to be played...

        5. villa_til_i_die
          • 9 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Lol, after all this time, I still can’t work out if you are serious or not!

      12. beric
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Its nice being a son and kane owner/non capper. Its nice if they dont score, it'll also be nice if they do. Happy days

        1. FC Hakkebøf
          • 3 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Can't be both surely.

          1. beric
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Yeah its nice man. Either way

          2. baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Impossible to know which is better tbh. Even Ragabolly is here and even he can't calculate / tell with certainty the correct answer imo.

      13. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Burnley at home is the best defence in Europe

        1. GloryManUnited
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Yeah and you provide great takes on here.

          Hard pass

      14. Chucky
        • 6 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Glad I didn't sell Ings for Kane.Burnley away was always going to be a difficult fixture for kane..

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Are you doing it next GW?

          1. Chucky
            • 6 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            no,I think Jimmy, Ings and DCL is a good enough front three...

        2. Firminoooo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          +1, only Jimmy.

        3. Mortal.Swinbat
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          I did Ings > Kane this week, thought it might sting me this week (and look like it is going to) but I don’t mind, I wanted the switch long term

      15. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Son and Kane to Zaha Bamford free up a lot of cash and can get

        Bruno KDB Salah Mane

        as midfielders

        1. Chucky
          • 6 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          sell,10.8 m for a DM is too much...

      16. fr3d
        • 3 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Burnley provide no service for their Australian strikers

        1. Rocky FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Burnley has strikers?

      17. Nice to Finally Michu
        • 7 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Che Adams and Vardy nailed to start up top for the next Nations League match?

      18. TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        Imagine owning any players - just lol

        1. Rocky FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Bamford and Zaha owners commenting in 3, 2, ..

          1. TheDragon
            • 2 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            If you own Bamford and Zaha then enjoy your day in the sun.... even a blind squirrel finds nuts some of the time

            1. ReindeerHotdog
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              28 days, 9 hours ago

              I'm pretty sure blind squirrels end up dying quite quickly and probably without finding any nuts.

              1. TheDragon
                • 2 Years
                28 days, 9 hours ago

                That’s sort of part of the metaphor in this scenario from an FPL perspective

            2. potatoace
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              28 days, 9 hours ago

              Now I'm thinking about blind squirrels , and I'm sad.
              Thanks.

        2. Would Ed Woodward
          • 1 Year
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          I just broke 20 points, get in.

          1. TheDragon
            • 2 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Oh mate... I’m currently on 20 points with Kane and
            Son playing. I feel your pain

            It’s unbelievable - my team was perfect for this week, many on here would have said it was optimal

            1. Would Ed Woodward
              • 1 Year
              28 days, 9 hours ago

              I'm on 21 with the same, yep lol, my team looked so good until the actual games. Pulisic is my highest scorer with 3.

        3. Would Ed Woodward
          • 1 Year
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          I assume Maupay is now your all time favourite FPL player after these last couple plus last season.

          1. TheDragon
            • 2 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            In an alternate universe he has got back to back braces and Lamptey back to back double digit hauls

            Him, DCL and now Bamford are my all time worst

            1. Would Ed Woodward
              • 1 Year
              28 days, 9 hours ago

              Did you play Champions League fantasy?

              1. TheDragon
                • 2 Years
                28 days, 9 hours ago

                No - just one type of fantasy football pain is enough for me
                This season

                1. Would Ed Woodward
                  • 1 Year
                  28 days, 9 hours ago

                  Same normally but I tried it for the first time, actually had a good start lol, I'm sure it'll revert back to the usual this week.

      19. Hybrid.power
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        28 days, 9 hours ago

        It's a cruel joke when you transfer out Reece James who didn't start the last two games. He plays, keeps a clean sheet, bonus points, and your replacement is benched.

        1. GloryManUnited
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          LOL this is tough

        2. Rocky FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Dont you have Justin coming on?

        3. ivantys
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            And your replacement getting the first CS of the season his club has.

          • beric
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Must be a few in the same boat. Hard luck, couldnt have seen it coming

        4. GE
          • 4 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Maupay -> Who?
          (0.0 itb)

          1. F4L
            • 5 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Bamford

          2. Over The Mounié
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Mitrovic

          3. Rocky FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Antonio if he is fit, else Bamford.

          4. ReindeerHotdog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Toss a coin.
            Get out the ouija board.
            Read some tarot cards.
            Ask a pensioner.

            At this point it seems like that's the right way to go about things.

        5. Kaneyonero
          • 4 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Imagine Bamford scoring at hattrick... Oh Wait

        6. AnfieldLad
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Don’t regret Mitrovic -> Kane for a hit even if he blanks. Would be priced out of the moves I made if I didn’t do it. Taking a hit in a low scoring week is extra painful though. 26(-4) atm

        7. F4L
          • 5 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Hopefully Jose makes some half time subs

        8. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Ah a noce Kane(c) and Son blank to top this week off, why not eh

          1. Bubz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            nice*

        9. Holding on to Love
          • 5 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Burnley are just packing the box. Get fellaini on.

          1. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Bale could be useful here.

            Can play in tight areas and dangerous from range.

            1. Holding on to Love
              • 5 Years
              28 days, 9 hours ago

              Good shout. Could easily ping one.

        10. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          I reckon Mourinho wanted someone to see what he was writing. Such a showman.

          1. Rocky FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            "Respect man, respect"

        11. The Mandalorian
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          Chilwell my highest scoring player this week.

          1. Well you know, Triffic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            Show off

          2. _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            I benched Chilwell.

            I have 22 points

          3. Old Bull
            • 7 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            I’ve got two who scored 6pts! The rest ranged between -2 and 2

        12. TeddiPonza
          • 10 Years
          28 days, 9 hours ago

          What to do?

          Martinez (Forster)
          Saiss KWP Justin (Mitchell Lamptey)
          Salah Sterling Son Podence (Burke)
          Kane DCL Jimi

          0,1m in bank 2 FT

          Would you do Jimi and Pod to Zaha and Bamford?

          1. Rocky FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            I would.

          2. F_Ivanovic
            • 5 Years
            28 days, 9 hours ago

            shocking moves lol.

            1. Garlana
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              28 days, 9 hours ago

              are they?