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Barnes benched and Kilman keeps his place as Leicester take on unchanged Wolves

Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers is the second of four Premier League matches to take place on a busy Sunday, following on from the completion of a fairly underwhelming game at the Hawthorns.

Kick-off at the King Power Stadium is at 14:00 GMT.

The team news from a Wolves perspective is nice and straightforward, with Nuno Espirito Santo naming an unchanged side for the first time this season.

That’s good news for owners of budget Fantasy Premier League defender Max Kilman (£4.3m), who starts for the fifth Gameweek in a row, but not so for Romain Saiss (£5.3m), who is again only among the substitutes.

Rayan Ait Nouri (£5.0m) gets a chance to build on his impressive debut against Crystal Palace, meanwhile.

Adama Traore (£6.2m) is also benched for the fifth straight league match, meaning that Daniel Podence (£5.5m) and Pedro Neto (£5.5m) will again flank Raul Jimenez (£8.5m) in the visitors’ attack.

For the hosts, Brendan Rodgers has made two alterations from the side that beat Leeds United last Monday.

The fit-again Jonny Evans (£5.5m) returns to the centre of defence, with James Justin (£4.8m) moving to right wing-back and Marc Albrighton (£5.3m) dropping out.

Harvey Barnes (£6.9m) is also only among the substitutes, having started all seven of Leicester’s Premier League matches before today.

James Maddison (£7.0m) is recalled for just his second league start of the season.

Jamie Vardy (£10.1m), transferred in by over 210,000 Fantasy managers ahead of Gameweek 8, is aiming to score on home turf for the first time this season; all nine of his attacking returns have come on the road, although he has admittedly only played twice at the King Power Stadium.

Almost one in four of the top 10,000 FPL managers owns the long-serving Leicester striker and a similar number count Saiss amongst their ranks.

Justin is the most-popular player from either side, both within the leading pack and overall.


Leicester City XI: Schmeichel, Justin, Fofana, Evans, Fuchs, Thomas, Mendy, Tielemans, Praet, Maddison, Vardy.

Wolverhampton Wanderers XI: Patrício, Boly, Coady, Kilman, Semedo, Neves, Dendoncker, Ait-Nouri, Podence, Raúl Jiménez, Neto.

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1,392 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 23 days ago

    I HATE YOU BARNES

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Why?

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Bench

    2. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Same. Out for bruno or ziyech

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        It is your fault that you kept him

  2. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Podence to do anything today?

  3. fr3d
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Fourth consecutive week with Kane(C) for me. My team is immune to red arrows

    1. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Wow, you’re amazing, and so clever 🙄

  4. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Harvey "Garbage" Barnes GTFO of my team

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Ruined the week seriously. Grealish will mega haul.

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Have grealish too so he will fail as well

  5. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Does anyone here know what adjustments Opta/FPL make post game? Like it used to be dispossessions were subtracted post game and winning goal bps was added but I have no idea what they do nowadays.

    1. Atletico Junior
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Winning-Goal baps

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Apparently not anymore. TM said they were included during the match now.

  6. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 23 days ago

    78(156) captaincy points this season

    Shane about rest of the team

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Good job

    2. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      49 for me
      All downhill since GW 1 x20

    3. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      I have only 44(88) sucky start

  7. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    C'mon Vardy, let's go party!

    1. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      couldn't not sing it...now stuck in my head 🙁

    2. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Ah ah ah

      1. Top Mark.S
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Yeah

  8. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Now just need a 1-1 LEI-WOL with Fuchs and Neto scoring, no assists and the fun will continue 😉

  9. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Anyone know if Kane got max bp?

    1. jimmyabs1987
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Yep

    2. Davros
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Yes he did

  10. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Barnes nooooooo!!!

  11. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Let's go Podence and Vardy!

  12. Galza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    68 pts with Salah(c), Sterling and Grealish to go.

    Took a -4 for Robbo + Trossard > Coufal + Ziyech.

    All in all, you could say I’m having a blinder this week with every player I own returning points so far.

    Can I hit the magic ton...??

  13. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Those Son shots that were blocked again and again hurt each time

    1. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Trouble is teams will be straight onto watching playbacks of WBA successfully suppressing Spurs now

  14. Daniel - WC Active
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Come oooon Justin double digit score needed

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Yep. Taylor 1st on bench

  15. Olson
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    "About now is the time where I can seriously say that Kane (C) is a massive fail. Had it with being influenced by all the self-proclaimed "pros" on here. I was going to cap Coufal but people on here told me that was stupid..."

    On behalf of Brosstan I want to thank all the 'self proclaimed pros' on here for helping him pick Kane instead of Coufal and earning him an extra 2 points. Despite his tantrum halfway through today's game and his attempt to slander and blame you all for his own decisions, and furthermore to claim the ifs and buts glory of Coufal, a captaincy that never actually happened, despite this you have all sat back with quiet dignity waiting patiently for Kane to put the ball in the net as you knew he would and help out our old chum Brossy.

    You truly are the Biden's to his Trump. Here's to you all

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      You have issues mate.. Brosstan is a knob, but you take the cake.

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Yup...if u take brosstan for what hes supposed to be u wouldnt care

    2. Gnu
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Nice.

    3. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Imagine being this dumb 😆

    4. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 23 days ago

      So ironic. Get out of here, clown.

      "Maybe there is a deficiency in your analysis if the stats keep telling on story and the outcome is different"

      "The mental gymnastics are making me dizzy. Reinventing whole football matches to support how they think one future match will pan out. Talk about pulling the wool over your own eyes"

      https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/2020/11/01/ziyech-the-catalyst-as-chelsea-fpl-assets-appeal-in-defence-and-attack/?hc_page=2&hc_sort_by=comment_date#hc_comment_22730962

      Lmao.

  16. Daniel - WC Active
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Bonus Points

    3 - Doherty, Kane (40)
    1 - Reguilón (28)

  17. Epic ⚽ 墅
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    That Paddy Power Son and Kane to both have a shot on target @ evens was looking dodgy for a long time

    1. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      But Son did have SoT no?

      1. Epic ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        I looked and I don't think his shot in the first half was counted. Looked on target to me but what do I know.

      2. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        WAS looking...

  18. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Trent & Son > KDB & 5.5m defender, good moves & if so, who?

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Reece James

  19. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Son to Ziyech it is

    1. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Points chasing

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Lol they face Newcastle bud

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          And then leeds after spurs

        2. IRBOX ⚽
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Spurs have just shown that fixtures don’t generate points.. my comment stands

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            And chelsea have form too. What's your point?

          2. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Not logical

          3. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Points chasing is done after a team plays well. If i can't go on form i tell u im going on fixtures but you're against that too. You're so illogical. Should i do transfers just for funsies?

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Only chance Son's leaving my team is if I need money to get Fernandes or KDB ...

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        It lets me get vardy in gw10 and sterling/kdb in gw11. Then salah in gw12. All to captain against fulham

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Without the full narrative, people will say no. Do it, no risk no gain.

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            Thanks

  20. Will J 256
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Which move do you prefer?
    Son and Zaha to KDB and Soucek or Kane and Zaha to Antonio and KDB?

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Keep Zaha

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Kane Zaha > Bruno/KDB Rich

    3. Davros
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Why lose Saha have you seen fix?

  21. HashAttack
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Let's see if Vardy can score at home

    1. Epic ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Have you seen his missus? Probably doesn't want to score at home.

  22. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    When Bale was taken off, Spurs looked better with urgency and speed. Now MCI CHE ARS coming up, they could go counter attack rather than breaking down the parking buses ... Son to flourish? The caveat is Bale should not start! Y or N?

    1. fr3d
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Bale on vs off sounds like a classic FFS narrative

    2. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      I fancy Son Vs ManCity and Vs Arsenal I think he could return too. I just don't really like the Chelsea and Crystal Palace away matches Because I think Ziyech will outscore him in the next 5 so I'm tempted to drop him.
      On the other hand, I surely don't like Kane's next 2 fixtures but after that I think he can score Vs Arsenal Crystal Palace Liverpool Leicester easily

  23. Tempestic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    That Kane goal took my rank from a 300k increase to a 3k increase... ouch

  24. jonnybhoy
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Best Saiss replacement for 5.2m?

    1. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      I like Bellerin.

      1. PogChamp
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Bellerin

    2. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      I'd be very tempted by James. Might be benched in the harder games but do u even want a defender in the harder games, not rly

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        And hes insanely attacking

    3. Party time
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Keep Saïss one more gw

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        But he doesnt play?

        1. Party time
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Hehe. Cresswell

    4. THE KING CANTONA
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Cresswell?

    5. Party time
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Cresswell

    6. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Coufal

  25. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Son scored 4 of the last 6 Spurs goals Vs ManCity...
    Hard to sell for me...

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      See above my comment if they play counter attack then Son is the beneficiary

  26. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    kane goal did nothing for my rank at 1.6M. Tough season this.

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Say hello to EO

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      That's impossible ... did you captain?

      1. Pipermaru
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        I went up about 30k at 1.2m with him captained so I am likely to believe.

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 23 days ago

          Do you have Son as well? So Son plus Spurs defender could account for around 5-6 pts around that rank ... Kane 9. So total against will be 14-15 pts whilst Kane capt 18 pts gain. Only 3-4 points gained ... that makes sense

          1. Pipermaru
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 23 days ago

            No Son, only Kane from Spurs.

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 23 days ago

              Yep that explains - see above

              1. Pipermaru
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 23 days ago

                Without going into details and math all I worried was Son getting a haul, anything from Harry in a GW like this is irrelevant more or less.

                1. Magic Zico
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 23 days ago

                  Yep, I got Son and Harry's goal was significant rank improvement as I [C] him

  27. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Just Salah left ... points in the bank but I am worried by the big hitters yet to play 🙁

    1. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Go to live fpl and you can see exactly which player can ruin your rankings

  28. Daniel - WC Active
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Hakim Ziyech‘s 2020/21 season so far:

    4 starts
    2 goals
    3 assists
    3x MOTM.

    1. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      14 games
      13 goals
      10 assists
      The man the myth the legend (and not only Vs Krasnodar Burnley ShefUtd)

    2. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      dont worry it will change as soon as I buy him this GW

    3. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Very good player with great potential.

    4. 2's Kompany 3's M…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Who to pick though for my team.
      Should I
      A - Son > Ziyech
      B Son > Ziyech & Wilson > Werner

      Can't afford Wilson > Werner as an option.

      McCarthy
      Zouma, Chilwell, Konsa
      Grealish, Zaha, Salah, Son
      DCL, Kane, Wilson

      Martinez, Mitchell, Justin, Bissouma
      2.3 ITB & 1FT

      Any thoughts appreciated.

  29. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    58 plus Martinez, Salah, Grealish and Trent’s 20 point haul to go!

  30. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Why did I captain son aaaaarrgghhhh.

    1. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Could have worked out well if he'd taken his early chance