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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. wulfranian
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    As a Pva owner i feel so frustrated.

    1. shiraz
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I am with you and that yc doesn't help

    2. ivantys
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Kilman escapes a yellow

        1. Gudjohnsen
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Non owner?

          1. ivantys
              2 months, 23 days ago

              It's just 1 point lol

        2. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Here comes Zaha's trolling streak. Probably will have a run of 10 games now without doing anything.

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            He’s gotten his few goals for the year, time to chill

            1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              He plays WBA soon. I disagree

              1. The Suspended One
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                The bear is there now man, fear Branislov

              2. ElliotJHP
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Don't think West Brom are the same whipping boys they were in the first few games

        3. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          PVA is so attacking as usual if anyone wants to know

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            They should play him ahead of Mitchell

            1. Gobigorgohome
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              they will

              Mitchell will play RB
              Clyne is not good enough

              1. The Suspended One
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                I agree, that’s what they will do, but I’m saying play him in mf

                1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  And they conceded 2 crosses which lead to goals from Mitchel side. The lad is nailed imo

        4. Troll hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Saiss is cheap, but is he worth getting with these fixtures? Wolves have been lucky, not tight at the back.

          1. potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Do you mean Kilman

            1. Troll hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Yes... Sorry.

            2. Troll hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              I was thinking about selling Saiss for Kilman and watching the match same time. Only first pint drinken yet 😉

              1. potatoace
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Given the fixtures im not sure Kilman would be worth playing short term. But he's cheap , good to bank him now

          2. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Watching the match?

          3. mixology
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            well he's not playing tonight

          4. AzzaroMax99
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            I will sell him for Cresswell. He lost his place on LWB and maybe even as CB.

          5. Carefree Crew
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Saiss to Cresswell is my transfer too. Take the profit & run. Fixtures, rotation risk versus Cresswell nailed, attacking, set pieces, positive fixtures.

            Neither look like changing price tonight, straight in after they draw with the scousers!

          6. Black Knights
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Their fixtures turn too. I’m not certain to go Saiss > Kilman now. May go elsewhere.

          7. Tomerick
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Ait-Nouri is the new hotness.

        5. Sir Alex Telles.
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Jimmy Kilman and Guita owner. What should I wish for?

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            A jimmy ht

          2. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Guaita & Kilman lower owned.

        6. PogBruno
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          How many games do you see Haller getting in their easier run of games ?

          1. Gudjohnsen
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Don't go there

            1. PogBruno
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Hehe thank you

          2. Tomerick
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Not enough for him to score.

        7. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          PVA YC

        8. KGFC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          PVA yc

        9. Oggle22
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Come on Jimmy kept him on a wild card doohh

        10. Budweiser
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Is Kilman playing good?

          1. Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Missed a chance. Escaped a card. Not really had to defend much yet, but he's normally good at that anyway

            1. Budweiser
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Cheers Geoff

        11. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          this Nouri lad is playing like Robertson

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Is he really?

            1. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Ill need to get jim in if that's tru

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Him*

                1. Gobigorgohome
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 23 days ago

                  shame he might not nail

                  1. PlumaPiedra
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 23 days ago

                    Good looking lad I'm sure he will.

            2. Gobigorgohome
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              yes

          2. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            He’s been good, but no

        12. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          PvA is having a stinker on his return. All of Wolves' attacks are going down the right.

          1. BoleynWin
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            He’s playing LF which is the issue, haven’t seen him defend yet and we are at half time...

          2. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Mitchel will be surely recalled and looks nailed on

        13. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Wolves with a good attack, Jimenez with a good clearance

          1. Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            thats how i see it too 😆

        14. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          LMS safety score currently -2 with live bonus.

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Oo a lot of hits?

            1. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              -0.64 avg points lost

        15. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Cheeky Neto almost caught guaita out

        16. 1zverGGadeM
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          There is more to come from Nouri and Podence in this game 🙂

        17. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Guaita almost blundering in another one

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            My captain.

        18. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Does Semedo ever look like getting any attacking returns?

          1. potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            He'll get one eventually.
            I dont rate him at all. Flatters to deceive, no composure

        19. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Clyde the classic English fullback who’s been average but just never good enough to do well

          1. Boss Hogg
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Right turn Clyde.

            1. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              lol

          2. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Clyne

        20. Over Midwicket
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Guaita looks hurt, wouldn't be surprised if it doesn't make it out for the second half

        21. Bobby Digital
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I demand that Podence assist!

          1. The Senate
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Please yes

          2. Gudjohnsen
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Yeah I don't get why he didn't get it.

          3. Supertrooper
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Same, if this is 'significantly' altering a direction of a pass'' then they should just make it clear that if a def touches the ball then no assist is awardes

            1. Bobby Digital
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Indeef

        22. PogBruno
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Thinking of doing this tonight before the price rises

          Your thoughts would be much appreciated

          Robbo + Podence + Jimenez ➡ Chilwell + Rashford + Bamford

          1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Naaah for me

          2. PlumaPiedra
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            No

        23. Dacra
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Need to sell Saiss now?

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Good time. Fixtures turn.

        24. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Shameful that Boly is allowed to maim PvA just because it was offside. Very dangerous precedent set with Pickford on VVD

          1. Bobby Digital
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            He tried to pull off it tbh

          2. Boss Hogg
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            I just don’t think that’s true.

          3. Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            it was a dive from PVA imo

        25. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Will Saiss get a cameo do we think?

          1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            He might if they are defending

        26. gonzalocampos
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          4 weeks with Podence, switched to Grealish this week ;(

          1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Unlucky

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Good chance Grealish outscores him

            1. Tomerick
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Hope so I’ve got both.

            2. gonzalocampos
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              You were right, 15 points Grealish vs. 8 Podence 🙂

          3. Dacra
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            To Rashford here.

        27. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Was EO % for Salah and Kane released?

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            On livefpl it was.

        28. Bookkeeper
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          will be saying goodbye to Podence after this game. Just doesn't make many runs into the box. Not good for FPL points.

          1. Bobby Digital
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            5.5m what more do you want?

        29. Alonso The Great Midfielder
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Please let podence stay until full time. But neto was great too. Sub jiminez then.

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            If only. He never plays more than 70

            1. Alonso The Great Midfielder
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              thats why. I thought neto will be prefered on right flank with adama, and with jota left out podence will cement his place. But thats not gonna happen

          2. Mr. O'Connell
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Ill be happy if he gets 60