Dugout Discussion

Saïss benched for Wolves as Mitchell misses Palace’s trip to Molineux

Gameweek 7 of Fantasy Premier League has started exactly as many had expected in this crazy, topsy-turvy season.

The top-scoring defender after six Gameweeks Romain Saïss (£5.3m) finds himself on the Wolves bench for a Friday-night clash with Crystal Palace, replaced in the starting XI by Rayan Aït-Nouri (£5.0m).

As predicted on our team news page, Max Kilman (£4.2m) retains his spot in the back-three though, joined there by regulars Conor Coady (£5.0m) and Willy Boly (£5.5m).

That should only serve to increase the budget man’s ownership, perhaps with those invested in Saïss preparing to make an easy switch already.

There was also some uncertainty over the role of Daniel Podence (£5.5m) in Wolves’ Gameweek 7 line-up but, as predicted by Neale, he earns yet another start flanking Raúl Jiménez (£8.5m), keeping Adama Traoré (£6.3m) on the bench for a fourth league match in a row.

Meanwhile, Wolves are not the only ones with bad team news for Gameweek 7 as the 25%-owned Tyrick Mitchell (£4.2m) misses out with the knock reported by Roy Hodgson this week.

The left-back has not made it into the match squad, let alone the bench, allowing Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) to come in for his first start of the season while Nathaniel Clyne (£4.5m) gets a second consecutive outing at right-back.

There will be plenty of eyes on Wilfried Zaha (£7.3m) tonight ahead of earning 26.9% backing for Gameweek 7.

The Eagles have won three of their last five league matches at Wolves, while both of Zaha’s double-digit hauls this season, have come on the road this year.

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI: Patrício; Kilman, Coady, Boly; Aït-Nouri, Neves, Dendoncker, Semedo; Neto, Jiménez, Podence.

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

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1,449 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Joey Tribbiani
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Transferred out Digne as a part of a hit before his red card, this week did Saiss -> Kilman as a part of a hit...
      Im a prophet

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

        Good job

      2. Ramsays Raw Steak
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        What about next week

      3. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Go for the hattie, what's the predicted score?

    • tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Podence...do something

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

        This

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

        I'd like this, but I also have Guaita as GK...

        Who am I kidding, Palace will concede. Might as well get a bump out of it...

        1. tiger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          How about, Guaita saves a Jimmy penalty, but Podence knocks in the rebound?

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

            I was going to post that, but I hate those posts.

            However...

            1. tiger
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              I'm here to do the crappy posts for you, don't you worry...

      3. MANGE TOUT RODNEY
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        This

    • Hattrick Harry
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Go Jimmy!

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

      Hope your shitty beard catches on fire Nuno you boring bum

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

        Tell us how you really feel

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

        That level of saltiness can't be good for your health

        1. Ramsays Raw Steak
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Nice on a steak tho

      3. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        sEaSoN oVeR

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

        Theres to much salt in that coffe, i guess

      5. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Little harsh

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      A Podence substitution at 59th minute would be the icing on the cake for me as a Saiss and Podence owner.

    • 03farmboy
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 26 days ago

      How nailed on do we think Kilman is this season??

      1. Black Knights
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Calm down.

    • Oggle22
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Chances of this game being high scoring?

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

        10%

      2. Ramsays Raw Steak
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        0-0 semedo scoring a goal 3 bonus

        1. The Train Driver
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Wh... Wait, what?

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

          How can it be 0-0 with semedo scoring ??

          1. IRBOX ⚽
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            VAR

    • Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Wow, needed both Mitchell and Saiss to play to actually field 11 this week. Great.... 9 players it is then

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

        Saiss could come on

    • MANGE TOUT RODNEY
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Daniel Castelo Podence your time has arrived.

      If you score or assist I might even keep you in my team for another week.

      If you don't you can get in the bin.

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

        He's gone even if he scores which is highly unlikely

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

        lol

    • WHUFCSmith23
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Don't fret, Saiss will come on at 85 minutes and score an 89th minute winner from a corner

      1. TNB
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Hahaha

        • The Mighty Hippo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          *an 89th minute OG from a corner....

          1. The Mighty Hippo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            .... having replaced Kilman in the 85th minute, locking in his clean sheet and maximum bonus points.

        • DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          For crystal palace.

      2. Covid Martial
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Ah damn, forgot the deadline and I've got these two in me team. Booo

      3. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        So time to sell Saiss?

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

          Yes

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

          Yes

      4. Boss Hogg
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        a. Adams and Soucek
        b. Brewster and Bowen
        c. Bissouma and Antonio

        ???

      5. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Up 11k places already - must be a lot of hits about

        1. Mings the Merciless
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          I took a -8 just for you.
          You're welcome.

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

        Saiss + Barnes -> Coufal + Rashford done

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

          Done?

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

            Mentally

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

              Ah ah

        2. Mings the Merciless
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Mental moves (in the best possible sense!)

      7. Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Got 2 FT, own 3 wolves...

        Saiss & Podence > Cresswell & Bowen?

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Not the spammers double up without Antonio surely

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

          Good moves

      8. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        I have 3 in this matchup. Hope all goes well.

      9. jb1985
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Are people going to hold onto Swiss or sale?

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

          Saiss?

          1. jb1985
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Haha stupid autocorrect

        2. TNB
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Sell

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

          Podence and Jimmy braces, 4-1

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

            Would be good

        4. Boss Hogg
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          PvA time.

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

          Saiss owners - is a time to ship him out?

          I am considering Creswell / Coufal or Zouma in his place.

          Thoughts..?

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

            Am shipping for Cresswell or Coufal for sure

          2. Warby84
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Van Aanholt

        6. ALI_G
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          We had Mitchell, we had fun
          we had Saiss in the sun
          But the leagues that we climbed
          Were just seasons out of time

          1. Boss Hogg
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Nice! 🙂

          2. Boss Hogg
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            You reached too high
            Too far
            Too soon
            I saw Dave Beasant
            You saw the whole of Mart Poom

        7. Kryptonite666
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 26 days ago

          agonized a lot over Grealish and Zaha and finally went Grealish. Hope its the right call.

          1. DA Minnion
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Hope so too. Zaha scoring or assisting will spoil my evening. Plus I have grealish.

        8. DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          First time Kilman owner. Zaha to spoil the party .

          1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Zaha owner since GW1 and just got Kilman today 😀

        9. IRBOX ⚽
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Why is James Rodriguez still red flagged? We want that price protection for next GW. Same for Digne owners - he should not fall

          1. diesel001
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Flags only go after the team in question has played their game?

          2. fr3d
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            His flag will turn yellow first and he won’t be protected from price changes

            1. IRBOX ⚽
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              Any red flag removal should warrant price protection no?

              1. fr3d
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 26 days ago

                Only red flag -> no flag, directly

                1. IRBOX ⚽
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Yeah right.. regardless then quota will shift requiring more transfers out for a drop. I won’t lose 0.1 on the first drop but hopefully he doesn’t go down twice

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

                No it's only direct red to no flag that gives protection. Also Dignes flag won't go away until everton have played

                1. IRBOX ⚽
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 26 days ago

                  Why did Son not drop then when he had a momentary red flag to orange flag? The entire system is farcical

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

          Exact Money for James Rodriguez & Antonio > Pulisic & Che Adams

          Worth a go?

        11. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Fair play to Lateriser. He was bigging up Sterling(c) and I doubted he would do it (given he also has Salah and Kane). But he did.

          1. IRBOX ⚽
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Having a poor season and going further down the rabbit hole. I like maverick moves, however, Salah and Kane are the standout options. It’s too early in the season to be making such gambles

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

          Its ok mates. Saiss will come on to score a goal.

        13. DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Saiss was the most transferred in played last week. Probably most transferred out this week.

        14. ReindeerHotdog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Chances of Neto becoming the next Podence? I'd say pretty high but with the added caveat that he's able to do more than just run around and 'pass the eye test.'

          Auditioning for a few teams tonight I reckon.