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Struijk returns to Leeds side as Eze starts for Crystal Palace

Fantasy Premier League defender Pascal Struijk (£4.0m) returns to the Leeds United starting XI as they face Crystal Palace in Gameweek 8.

The versatile option was recently designated as the replacement for Kalvin Phillips (£4.9m) ahead of a Gameweek 6 trip to Liverpool, only to get substituted inside the opening half-hour after a dismal showing.

However, following a 4-1 home defeat to Leicester, Marcelo Bielsa has turned back to Struijk, who comes into the time in the place of Jamie Shackleton (£4.8m).

The main attention from this game is sure to be on the attacking options though with Patrick Bamford (£6.0m) leading the line and yet to blank on the road this season.

Owned by 33.2%, he is the most popular asset at Selhurst Park this afternoon although Wilfried Zaha (£7.4m) is not that far behind him.

Meanwhile, Eberechi Eze (£5.8m) makes his first start since Gameweek 4.

29% of Fantasy managers come into Gameweek 8 with the out-of-position midfielder, who starts up-front with Jordan Ayew (£5.7m) up-front.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; van Aanholt, Dann, Kouyaté, Clyne; Eze, Riedewald, McArthur, Townsend; Zaha, Ayew.

Leeds United XI: Meslier; Dallas, Cooper, Koch, Ayling; Struijk; Harrison, Alioski, Klich, Costa; Bamford.

Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 8

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1,030 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Guaita GET out of my team

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Guaita into your team!

    2. FPL_trail_runner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 16 days ago

      For the benefit of everyone on here

      Can you just sell him.

      Im on here a handful of times a week and you always post this.

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 16 days ago

        lmao

  2. faux_C
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    VARlol

  3. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Ooo offside given

  4. Africa United
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Denied by Car lol

    1. Africa United
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Var*

    2. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Now i can only imagine a car drove into the stadium and saved it from going in

      1. Africa United
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Haha you know the new phones with the unwanted autocomplete

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          🙂

  5. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    LOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL OFFFSIDEEEEEE

  6. KGFC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    OMG!!!! HOW IS THAT OFFSIDE???

  7. fr3d
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    OFFSIDE YESSSSS

  8. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Was it because of the outstretched arm?

  9. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Typical Bamford never scored for us, was a cert to score against us!l though!

    1. Tony Martial
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Lol the timing on the last 2 posts

  10. ivantys
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Okay which part of him was offside? The head?

      1. Troll hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Hand 😉

      2. Bada Bing
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Apparently his arm. Fake offside like Mane vs Everton.

        1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Like fake handball for Everton vs us

        2. ivantys
            2 months, 16 days ago

            What's surprising lol we've seen armpit offside as well

        3. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          fingernail offside by 0.00000001 cm

        4. El Fenomeno R9
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Shoulder,not arm

      3. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Low-key annoyed with the advice that was given here for Bamford before the PL started lol

        1. Legendary!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Hard same. Turned me off a bit but I am ultimately responsible for my own decisions

        2. Top Lad Dakes.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Same, a tad. All I heard was that he can’t hit a barn door (maybe that was true last year).

          Tbf I did also expect Rodrigo to be their new focal point when he signed, and have just never found the FT to hop on the bandwagon since.

      4. sirmorbach
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        VAR sucks.

        1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          It’s great

      5. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Kane Podence to Bamford Bruno. Leaves 1.4 ITB too

        Why am I tempted

        1. Dynamic Duos
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Get Antonio

          1. Top Lad Dakes.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 16 days ago

            Injured, isnt he? If fit I’d take Antonio in that move instead yeah

            1. Dynamic Duos
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 16 days ago

              Expected to be back

            2. Giggs Boson
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 16 days ago

              Daniel says he's fit after the international break.

        2. Troll hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Same knee jerk idea here 😉

        3. El Fenomeno R9
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Antonio + KDB/Sterling could be better move

      6. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Got to love VAR!

        1. Pumpy Pro
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Very much so. Unless UTD are playing then it works differently

      7. Salan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        PL VAR is disgusting.

        1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Nah

      8. Z
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        I dont have Bamford....but this is 100% bulsh*t

        1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          No it’s not.

      9. Pavsboot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Need Bamford bad regardless of that. He seems the one to have in a Leeds side that'll obviously do well this season.

      10. beric
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Hahaha thats never offside. Lovely

        1. Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          This

      11. kennethrhcp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Dont own bamford but that looked well onside

      12. Mr. Chimes
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Can’t even point to where you want the ball anymore... rest of his body clear onsides smh

      13. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Of all fixtures, is this the one where Guaita hauls? 😀
        My gut weirdly says yes

      14. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Bamford has ARS eve che next so I think I'll continue to be an ostrich for now...

        1. korbendallas82
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          i went Watkins, for the fixtures comming up.

      15. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Would be fuming if I was a Bamford owner.

        The English don't know how to use VAR

        1. F4L
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          Don't even know why that was given, they did it so quickly as well. His arm was obviously off, but that doesn't matter. Joke.

      16. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        FPL is so much more boring with VAR. Goals can’t be celebrated anymore.

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

        Shockingly bad decision AGAIN!

        MD robber

      18. Africa United
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Ezeeeeeeeee

      19. sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        2-0

      20. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Oh wow Eze with the freekick

      21. Railwayman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Hahahahaaa is this a joke ? What kind of "offside" is that, just cant belive what is happening this season 🙁

        1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 16 days ago

          It’s happened to my players 8-10 times so far. Getting used to it. VAR broke football.

      22. KGFC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Eze G
        Eze A 😛