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

    Saiis to Chilwell?

    1. Klip Klopp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      That’s what i’m going to do

    2. Old Bull
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      I’ve got Chilwell, but Zouma is outperforming him

      1. Paul Psychic Octopus
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        Are we sure Frank won't play Christensen over Zouma in PL games?

    3. Dirty Harry
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Crazy not too

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

    That should be a Jimi yc.. play acting.. heh?

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

      Got away with one vs Leeds too.....

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

    Saiss cameo?

  4. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 26 days ago

    So Kilman is a long term starter..

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Or just his turn this week....

    2. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Hopefully. Bought him this week.

      But a couple of bad performances and Saiss might come in.

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

      Not nailed. But with those fixtures doesn't need to necessarily be at 4.2m.

      Can just bench.

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        True

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

    Podence and Saiss owner here (and Jimi seller), hoping for a Palace goal please!

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

      Steady on, Boly & Jimi owner here!...and Podence... 😉

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

        Ha! It was with a heavy heart I got rid of Jimi. Would only have done it for Kane!

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

    Such a poor FK by PVA

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

    PVA having a Lamptey game

    Lots of things that could have been

    0 points

  8. ivantys
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Nuno making stupid subs now they can't even attack

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        He didn’t start kilman in ff

    • FPL_WILDCARD
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      WC activated. Current WC team, please help filling the blanks.

      McCarthy
      Chilwell, Justin, Coufal
      Salah, Son, Rashford, Zaha, _____
      Kane, Ings

      Bench: Steer, Kilman, ______, Struijk

      A) Bowen + Brewster
      B) Foden + Davis
      C) Bamford + Bissouma (& Targett instead of Struijk, and play Bamford in 433)
      D) Antonio + Bissouma (obviously if Antonio is declared fit for GW8)

      1. Dirty Harry
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 26 days ago

        D if fit

    • dshv
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 26 days ago

      Taa and soucek to zouma zaha?

      1. NoThomasNoPartey18
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Don't trust zaha but I do trust zouma.

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

        Panicked last minute and kept jiminez instead of DCL. Guess itbcould have went either way. :-/

        1. Make Arrows Green Again
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          It's one week

      3. ivantys
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Thanks Adama for giving Guaita a save point

        • Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          WHERE IS VAR????

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Under review

        • The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Mili with a two footed tackle

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Not really I guess, just late. Won the ball but it was a leg breaker

        • Shark Team
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Saiss time

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

          Possible red??

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

          Zaha now on pens

        • Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          T minus how long til Saiss appearance?

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

          Red incoming for Milivojevic

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

            Got the ball first to be fair, but still far too dangerous

        • CloudSky
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 26 days ago

          Zaha on pens for the good run.

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

            Yep. Mili RC

        • ivantys
            2 months, 26 days ago

            This is red for sure, zaha pens nailed

          • Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Refree checking Var for RC

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

            Clear red. Goodbye Miloli

          • Niho992
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            He touched ball the first. Not RC

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

              😆 not how it works

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

              not how it works

            3. Dirty Harry
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              not how it works

            4. Niho992
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 26 days ago

              not how it works

          • Pad Randa
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            I’d take a Saiss cameo. Only bench points I’m getting this week are from Brewster and that’s for J-Rod.

          • Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            It's like the world wants Zaha on pens

          • Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            MILI RED

          • ALI_G
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Milo rc

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

            It's a red for Mili

          • Rains of Castamere
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 26 days ago

            Red given, Milo off