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

    Is that Spurs’ first pen of the season?

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Had one at utd.

  2. Tony Martial
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Why did I captain Son

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

      80 minutes to go

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

      Still early days

      75 minutes left

    3. Slouch87
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      After only 10 mins this is a particularly stupid comment.

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

    Kane only blanked once, in GW1.

    1. LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      I had him in GW1. Then got rid for Martial in GW2.

  4. Jimmers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Stupid challenge by Lallana but Kane glanced and saw it coming and made a back for it.

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

    Kane already outscoring Salah

  6. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Kane 199 spurs goals.

  7. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    This is absolutely ridiculously boring, penalty after penalty after penalty after penalty zzzzzzzzzzzz

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Just get penalty takers

      1. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I have all penalty takers bar DCL and defenders obviously! Doesn't mean the prem ain't boring though
        Kane owner too

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

    Kane you magnificent beautiful beast, get in!!!!!

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

    Minus 20 in hits incoming, f**k this season

  10. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Hopefully no more goals so kane and salah cappers can laugh at son cappers together

  11. El Fenomeno R9
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    0 City cofirmed

  12. The Yorkshire Pirlo
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Too late to bring in Kane and Bamford?

    Jimenez, Ings > Kane, Bamford -4

  13. Gandalf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Ownership of DCL, Grealish and Zaha when they get points getting annoying..

    Which is higher priority for transfer this week:
    1. Havertz > Zaha (and not bring in Grealish at all)
    2. Jiménez > DCL (and decide next week on Havertz replacement)
    3. Havertz > Ziyech

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

  14. Joey Tribbiani
      2 months, 18 days ago

      only 9k rank drop phew

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

        Oh dear......

    • Vazza
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Please Son, repay my faith will yer!!

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

        Absolut fail why the hell did I cap Son over Kane or Salah season in tatters

        ...

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Casual

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

        All my 3 subs come on this week - for Saiss, Hamez & Maupay.
        Gotta have playing bench this season.

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

          In principle yes but my 2 subs scored 3 points...

          I’m leaning towards 1 decent sub, 1 starter (2 pointer) and 1 dross

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

          With everything so compressed - CL and EL games each midweek - it's essential to have a decent bench

      • Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 18 days ago

        I think I’d keep Kane from Kane and son double - if he plays he scores more often than not

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

        Kane (c) off to a good start!

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

          Sherlock?

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

            It’s a rare good start with my (c), so I’m celebrating

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

        This is a joke. Not even a freekick and then he gets a penalty. I give up.

      • Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        This is penalty haha? Amazing. Suspend the league please

      • MSTRKRFTSMN
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        How do you concede a penalty without even being on the box ? Can’t see how that’s a pen

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

        spURS aRE BeTTer AWay

        seriously? rubbish argument from a tiny sample size

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          They were 3-0 up against west ham by now.

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

            tell that to the people looking at 2 game sample size

        2. Make United Great Again
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          People on here are mad at times.

      • The Red Devil
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Get Grealish now or wait till after Arsenal game?

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

          Now

          1. The Red Devil
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Might do Sterling to Grealish

        2. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Is it one thing a decade of FPL has taught me:

          FORM over fixtures.

          1. The Red Devil
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            True that, so many hits to be taken
            Have to be my usual aggressive self now in taking hits

        3. Kellz86
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          This season is so up and down just go for it

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

          Another bizarre fluke of a game. Can’t bring myself to get him.

      • Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        For those without kane

        Who are your 9m+ players?

        1. riot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          mane, salah, son

        2. Al Moon Yeah
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Sterling who should really be KDB

        3. King Kohli
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Salah Sterling Son

        4. Kip
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Salah Son Bruno Rash
          *sigh*

      • mgilbert86
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        What is Kanes captain % for all ranks not top 10k?

        1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Me. 1/1

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

          Kane effective "local ownership" around 1m rank is 89%

      • Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Im ranked 400k

        Is that kane goal going to take me up or down tje rankings. Not captained

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

          Down for sure

        2. Stand By Mee
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          His effective ownership is 147%, that means you'll go down for every point he scores.

          1. _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            EO 147% at 400k?

        3. DK_13
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          It's 101% or so near your rank. So will be a small red

        4. Bram
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Go to https://www.livefpl.net/rank and it will show you the effective local ownership i.e, around your rank as well as Top 10k.
          Top 10k EO = 146%
          1m local ownership 89%

          400k I'd guess is over 100% but not hugely so so probably a small drop uncaptained but Livefpl is pretty accurate to tell you your live rank.

      • Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Kane (c) never in doubt.

        Also never a penalty though, that was clearly outside the area.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          He’d have scored the free kick anyway

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

          Wouldn't have been a pen if it was outside the area

          1. Long ago I drew a walrus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Yes, that's what I said

        3. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Well if it wasn't a pen your Kane Captain would still be in doubt

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

          Wasn’t even a foul

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

        Kane's really good at winning those cheap "fouls" love it

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          His intelligence and positioning is the greatest aspect of his game.
          People incorrectly perceive it as ‘luck’

          1. Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Never did I ever think I would see Kane and intelligent rederenced in the same sentence

            1. Old Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              You cannot equate "normal" intelligence (!Q) with footballing intelligence - very different animals.

              1. Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Surely it is a good footballing instinct rather than intelligence

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

                As proved by David Beckham - great footy brain but dumb as a box of frogs.

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

            Others “cheating”

        2. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          Diving

      • Londongeezaa
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Never have I needed Son (c) to score more than today.

        Will destroy my rank if he blanks.