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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. El Presidente
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    This BPS system is absolutely shambolic!

    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Why you say that!?

    2. doher.ty
        2 months, 25 days ago

        100

      • $hahriyar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Don’t play it then. Jeez

    3. Chucky
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Any update on Hamez and Ings? Thank you.

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Hamez should be back next week, Ings could d be out a while

        1. Chucky
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          cheers..

    4. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Bale in interview zone... still cant speak Spanish..

      1. KGFC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        But he can now play golf 😛

      2. Brehmeren
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        He can barely speak English.

      3. FPL_trail_runner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 25 days ago

        The number of native english speakers who can speak another language competently is tiny.

    5. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      TAA + Maupay -> Zouma + Werner (-4)? Yay or nay?

      Martinez
      TAA Semedo Kilman
      Salah Grealish Son Zaha
      Maupay Kane DCL

      Steer Bissouma Lamptey Dallas

      1. Freshy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        makes sense tummy
        although WH v Ful tempts

    6. Easy Cheesy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Sterling to auba for next two.
      Want kdb over sterling for their good run and feels a bit less sideways to go for auba whilst he has better games

      1. sully29
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Nothing I've seen from Arsenal suggest their attack is a wise investment

    7. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Saiss to?
      A) Cresswell
      B) Coufal
      C) Bellerin
      D) Kilman

      1. gigio
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Same dilemma. A or B imo

      2. Arfaish
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        A

      3. Hansel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        A

    8. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Is Pullisic defo out now for a bit?
      Best replacement up to 8.5?

      Got Son Salaha Grealish Foden

      1. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Ziyech

      2. El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        No idea,want to keep him if he comes back after IB

        1. Rinseboy
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          hes so injury prone tho!

      3. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        I’m thinking Ziyech

      4. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        cheers guys did think Ziyech too. Do Chelsea play mid week will wait as been burn on transfers already this season!

      5. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        He allways has these injuries, im getting rid. Ziyech or Zaha for mee.

    9. El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      So Hamez > Pulisic (-4) paid off with Lamptey from bench,disco inferno GW

    10. ZAWAd25
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      How does this sound?

      TAA + Saiss + Bissouma >> Zouma + Coufal + Grealish (-4)

      1. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Looks good, yeah.

    11. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Saïss >

      A) Cresswell
      B) Zouma (have Chilwell)
      C) Coufal
      D) Masuaku

      1. $hahriyar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Get Ben mee!!!

      2. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        B

      3. Freshy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        C) Coufal FTW

    12. Atimis
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Keep FT or maybe get Ziyech/WH def?

      1.6 ITB

      Martinez
      Robo/Reguilon/Chilwell
      Salah/Son/Hamez/Grealish
      Kane/DCL/Bamford

      Martin/Kilman/Mitchell/Stephens

    13. Tmel
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Who's everyone's Jimenez replacement? I'm eyeing up Wilson, Watkins & Antonio. Not ruling out an upgrade to Werner either.

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Too many other fires. Saiss and Barnes

      2. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        You may regret replacing him.

    14. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      This is set up for next week. Thinking Pulisic to Ziyech and Saïss to Cresswell or Coufal for - 4 to play over Lamptey. Are these best moves or anything better?

      Martinez
      TAA Lamptey Chilwell
      Salah Son Grealish Podence Pulisic
      Kane DCL

      Forster Saïss Brewster Mitchell

      1. FC Hakkebøf
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Is Lamptey out? Or is this just speculative?

        1. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Don’t know yet- hopefully taken off as precaution

        2. Ode
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Not confirmed, but hammy injuries are always tricky

      2. MESSINHO
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Lamptey has BUR. No need to take a hit imo. Just Puli -> Ziyech.

      3. Big_Andy_GAWA
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Stuarty Dallas.

        1. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Reply fail**

      4. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        save the-4 is Lamptey fit

    15. Hansel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      TAA, Ings out (if confirmed long-term injury tomorrow)

      A) Zouma, Kane
      B) Chilwell, Werner

      1. King Kohli
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        B

      2. Manani
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        a

    16. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Who you got left to play?

      0/ Bamford

      1. ALI_G
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        all done

        62 all out

        Should have Meslier but left on my bench...

      2. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Dallas

      3. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Dallas

      4. jdoyle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Justin

        Currently on 64 which seems to be decent this weekend.

    17. Chilli Heatwave
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Plans for Saiss, keep or sell? Maybe Zouma? Or bring in kilman in the interim and keep the funds to assess defenders further

    18. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Jarrod bowen an option or a waste of a midfield spot?

    19. Ode
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Zouma and Grealish haul, Chilwell, Salah points and Kane (c) but still only a slight green arrow. This season is tough

    20. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      1. Havertz > Zaha (leaving no easy way to get Grealish in after)
      2. Havertz > Grealish
      3. Jiménez > DCL
      4. Havertz > Ziyech
      5. Save FT and decide next week on Havertz and Jiménez

      4.5 4.0
      TAA Chilwell Zouma Justin 4.0
      Salah Son Havertz Soucek 4.5
      Kane Wilson Jiménez

    21. Arfaish
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Best replacement for Pulisic:

      A) Ziyech

      1. Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        A I guess from those options. Tough tho

        1. Arfaish
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          My bad, see below

      2. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Zieych better than Grealish/Zaha?

        1. Arfaish
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Got Grealish but Zaha definitely in the equation for the next 4

      3. Arfaish
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Sorry posted accidentally!

        A) Ziyech
        B) Zaha
        C) Torres
        D) Foden

        1. Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Not Foden

          1. Arfaish
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Reckon Torres worth a punt with him potentially playing up top?

        2. Hansel
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          A or B

      4. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        A

      5. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Has to be A

    22. Tony Martial
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Not a clue what to do?
      No WC 1FT 1.2 ITB

      Martinez
      Lamptey Chillwell Saiss
      Son Pulisic Grealish Salah
      Kane Maupay Ings

      :Forster,Targett,Mitchell,Burke

    23. sentz05
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Best Ings replacement:

      A) DCL
      B) Wilson

    24. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      New team:

      Martinez

      Kilman - Chillwell - Dallas

      Grealish - Ziyech - Salah - Son - Rashford

      Kane - DCL
      ___________________________________
      Forster: Bamford: Dunne: Braithewaite

      0.0 left

      Absolutely fine with this season, so may just leave this team alone and not touch it for months, see how it plays out.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Absolutely done*

      2. $hahriyar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Don’t know about killman and Martinez(conceding a lot). Rest is fine!

      3. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        WC?

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          nope, hits, i give up

      4. FPL_trail_runner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 25 days ago

        If this is a WC

        Drop Ziyech , get Zaha

        Bamford to bench fodder

        Drop Rashford and get City attack, will be your main captain in 2 weeks.

        Id have Meslier over Martinez

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          nah, cant stand zaha, bamford is very worth to have as back up, don't want city as their not on form, rather have rash who can at least show more willingness, wouldnt cap a city player over any others next two weeks.
          Meslier no chance plays for fulham.

          1. FC Hakkebøf
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Meslier plays for Leeds

    25. Chilli Heatwave
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      80 all out. Finally a decent week

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Lucky for some

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Team?

        Can't understand how some people are hitting these scores?

        1. Chilli Heatwave
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Bearing in mind this includes bonus points and auto sub.

          Martinez
          Coady James Lamptey
          Salah grealish Bruno son
          DCL (c)Kane Wilson

          1. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Blimey doesn't even look like 80 on paper.

            1. Chilli Heatwave
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Agreed. Still expecting live fpl to be wrong

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Good going, nice one

            1. Chilli Heatwave
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Cheers.

      3. $hahriyar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Jealous!

    26. Silent Friend
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      News on Maupay??

      1. BENOIT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Nope

    27. Will J 256
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Ziyech or Rashford as a Pulisic replacement?

      1. DrunkPhilosophy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Wondering exactly the same.. leaning towards rashford, sadly priced out of bruno

    28. fachada
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Anyone fancies buying Auba for Salah this GW and captain him?

    29. BENOIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Lots of Rashford chat, but Martial now back and just 8.7m?

      1. Troll hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        But which Martial are we going to have???

    30. MattysFantasyFooty
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Thoughts?

      TAA, Saiss, Jiminez to Chilwell, Coufal, Werner -4pt hit

    31. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      With a defence of:
      Robbo Lamptey Semedo (Saiss Mitchell) for next week, assuming Lamptey fit.

      Would you take a -4 on Saiss to Zouma or Cresswell/Coufal or wait a week?