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Ryan benched and Maupay not in squad as Potter makes surprise calls for Spurs clash

The two highest-scoring Fantasy Premier League assets feature in the late kick-off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Son Heung-min (£9.5m) and Harry Kane (£10.9m) have plundered 134 FPL points between them in the first six Gameweeks of 2020/21 and both are averaging over 10 points per match in the current campaign.

Brighton and Hove Albion provide Spurs’ opposition this evening, with kick-off in north London at 19:15 GMT.

There are just two changes to the Lilywhites’ starting XI from the side that edged Burnley last Monday.

Sergio Reguilon (£5.6m) returns at left-back, while Erik Lamela (£5.9m) is recalled down the right flank.

Ben Davies (£4.8m) and Lucas Moura (£6.8m) drop out and are among the substitutes, along with Gareth Bale (£9.5m).

Dele Alli (£7.5m) is again not involved in any capacity.

While the Spurs’ line-up was mostly predictable, Graham Potter’s team selection was anything but.

Neal Maupay (£6.6m) is omitted and isn’t even among the substitutes, while fellow forward Aaron Connolly (£5.5m) is also absent from the Albion matchday squad.

Mathew Ryan (£4.5m) drops to the bench, meanwhile, with 22-year-old goalkeeper Robert Sanchez – unpriced in FPL – making his first Premier League start.

Pascal Gross (£5.8m) is brought into the side in Maupay’s absence, with Leandro Trossard (£6.0m) set to lead the line for the Seagulls.

Danny Welbeck (£5.5m) is on the substitutes’ bench.

Potter explained his decisions before kick-off:

Kane and Son were the first and second most-captained FPL assets of Gameweek 6, with a combined three million Fantasy managers handing one of the two the armband.

They are similarly well backed in the top 10k, with 78.56% of the leading FPL managers owning both players.

Kane has been captained by 58.03% of the top 10,000 bosses.


Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris, Doherty, Alderweireld, Dier, Reguilon, Sissoko, Hojbjerg, Lamela, Ndombele, Son, Kane.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Sanchez, Webster, Veltman, Burn, Lamptey, White, Bissouma, March, Gross, Lallana, Trossard.

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1,911 Comments Post a Comment
  1. sully29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    That'll do Lamptey, that'll do.

  2. GenerationalTalent
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Imagine captaining Son this week... could never be me...

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Imagine being you lmao, gtfo

      1. GenerationalTalent
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Lad I was being sarcastic

    2. noone
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Captained Mane when I had Salah too, and a total of 10 players playing for me :/

  3. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    I’m only just getting interested as we approach 90 mins.

    Most of my Grealish and DCL returns came in extra time

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      'Garbage time' points as they say in the NFL

  4. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Well thanks a lot Son.

    Season over. Can’t do anything right in this pointless game.

    1. Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Dry your eyes mate. I know it's hard to take but Son will score loads next week.

  5. fr3d
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Lamptey will be yellow flagged all week and casuals won't buy. Perfect.

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      And he won’t play next week... real perfect

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 18 days ago

      If he’s not already first sub you ARE a casual.

  6. Mr. O'Connell
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    How many points did Grealish or DCL have at 80 (even 90) mins? Plenty of time left. Get a grip.

    1. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      First time here on match day? 😉

  7. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Still time for pts.

  8. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    son is playing very deep

  9. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Anticlimax as a Son and Kane owner.

    Needed a Son goal but not to be.

    At least I had Salah (C) so not all bad.

  10. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    SON PLEASE!

  11. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    I give up. Captained Kane over Son last week. Now Son over Kane.. had it with captain fails

    1. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Son away. Kane at home.

    2. jamiejoe
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Consistency is key.

      And patience too

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Counts for nothing

    3. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Game is literally a joke. Minus 20, why not, nothing goes right anyway

    4. FPL_trail_runner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Underlying stats all pointed to Salah

      Thats all i have used to pick my captain each week. Its the only thing going somewhat well for me this year

      1: 40
      2 : 10
      3: 4
      4: 16
      5: 22
      6: 4
      7: 16

      1. Big Hands Barry
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Who you captaining next week?

        1. FPL_trail_runner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Have Antonio if he is fit.

          Doesnt look like it though

          May well get Kane in for a FT for the captaincy.

    5. Whatever100
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      After playing this game for 15 years now I am of the opinion that it’s nearly impossible to predict hauls so you are probably better off just sticking to one player and continue to captain. I know it’s less fun but you will probably accumulate more points. It’s the same for defence. Had Leno last week and benched Lloris and vice versa this week (in draft) so would have been better just sticking with same keeper.

  12. Ha.
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    The only one Kane is punishing is captainers

  13. Joey Tribbiani
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Kane lost all bonus now

      1. Whatever100
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        In fairness he only got a penalty. Think pens scored should not be same as scoring from open play. Maybe 3 points and less points towards bonus but that’s just my opinion.

    • LucasMoregametime
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Saiss and Hamez to Kilman and Grealish?

      • ViperStripes
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        TAA > Reg, 1 CS for Pool so far, not acceptable for the most expensive defender in the game.

      • tiger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Son off

      • Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        70 all out. Not bad considering I missed the deadline 😀

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Way to rub it in

      • Make Arrows Green Again
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Imagine getting kicks trolling people on a fantasy football forum for hours on end. Must be awful having so little going.

      • Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Son off

      • Niho992
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I started Bavies ahead of Justin ffs. LOL

      • TheSteel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Anyone have Son?

        1. Ha.
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Who?

      • Frucke
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Son subbed of

      • Buck The Trent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Son off

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Rubbish

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Kane (C) and Lamptey working out, good stuff

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          And Reggie. Happy.

      • IRBOX ⚽
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Son huge fail

      • Burger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Any baps for Son?

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Lol

      • Do I Not Like Orange
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Thanks for nothing Son

      • Kaneyonero
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Unlucky Son

      • Right In The Stanchion
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Always thought that Bale would impact Son.

          Bale and Kane are greedier

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Bale wasn't on the pitch for the first 70 mins

            1. Right In The Stanchion
                2 months, 18 days ago

                When all 3 play Son’s points will be the lowest imo.