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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. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Marcal on

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

      Is Saïss ?

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

    Marcal on

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

    Foden + Trent to Chillwell + Ziyech -4 not looking so bad.

    1. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Foden brace off the bench

  4. Salan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Why not start Traore? He obviously can change the game.

  5. Labile
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Saïss you huge massive troll..

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

    Jimi to bamford and foden to Bruno done

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

      Jimi will score vs Southampton

  7. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    What a save

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

    What a save

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

    WOW Neves

  10. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Saiss on or not

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      No saiss

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

        Thnx

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

      This

    3. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Marcal. Looked like Saiss from a distance

  11. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Great save

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

    Salah at ST? That's terrifying

  13. Sco
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 23 days ago

    Dendoncker sitter

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

    Konsa or Targett?

    1. ivantys
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Prefer Targett

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

      WOW DENDEONKI CLOSE

    3. Mac90
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Justin on 2 BPs!

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

        umm no

      2. Sco
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Best defensive option in FPL right now. So good. In the other teams box more than his own.

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

        1 if he’s lucky

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

        false

      5. Birds of Prey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Vardy is my capt and I have Justin, on the asst for that 2nd pen. If it ends 2-0 I have 16 pts more with the goal asst and bonus. Best I've seen Justin look.

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

      Wow Klopp going for it today.

    5. JBG
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Omg Wolves... Score you idiots.

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

      Wow! Save of the season there from Schmieical

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

      No saissss for today

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

        Great

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

      Benched Justin for Son. I'm getting shite at this game.

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

        Not really... Who knew Justin would get more points against Wolves, than Son against WBA.

      2. ZeBestee
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Lol, it was the most common sense you could ever use in this game.

      3. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Son was the right call - just unlucky

      4. Birds of Prey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        How could you not play Son?

    9. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Why did everyone say Saiss on FFS

      1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        Looked like saiss from a distance

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

        Yeah

    10. Kaneyonero
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Dendonkey

    11. ZeBestee
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Wow, what a save. Crazy stuff.

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

      Morgan in. Next Huth 🙂

    13. Labile
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Nice.. no Saïss chance of a Villa cleanie now lol

    14. The Mandalorian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Goal difference for league table

      LPool 2
      M City 1

      Chelsea / Spurs 10 each

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

      86th minute my guess for Jiménez's equaliser

    16. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 23 days ago

      Nice hair from Fabio

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

      Game Stats - Live
      Bonus Points

      3 - Fofana, Patrício (26)
      1 - Schmeichel (23)

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 23 days ago

        3 - Patrício (26)
        2 - Fuchs (24)
        1 - Fofana, Schmeichel (23)

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

        Vardy going from 100 to 0