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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. gryffsonofarthur
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    54 with Jiminez, Salah, Justin, TAA and Grealish to go.

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

      50 with Martinez, Salah and Grealish. Captaining Son over Kane cost me

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

        Captained Bruno. Hell of a differential call this week for me.

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

      Was wondering ...

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

    Thoughts on plan below?

    Son to Bruno as a one week punt, followed by Reguilon Bruno Kane to Cancelo KDB Vardy -4 the week after.

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

    Martin/Kilman/Mitchell/Stephens

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

      Would do the first one not the second one.

      Liking Bruno next week.

  3. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Why oh why is the Mexican Altidore in my team... Season over if he blanks again..

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Think you need a WC

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

    63 with Lilman Salah Martinez KDB and Grealish to go

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

      Lilman*

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

        Ffs Kilman****

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

        Little man?

      3. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Podence?

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      What’s your team? Nice score

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

        Hahahaha just realised we have one more diff player Chilwell instead of TAA but rest is the same

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

      42 without Kane, was looking so promising b4 that goal lol. Sterling, Salah, Jimenez, Martinez and Barkley to go

    4. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Wtf is lilman?

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        Lol.

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

        Typo lol Kilman

  5. Phlajo
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Pick a combo:
    A Bruno + Brewster
    B Vardy + 4.5 mid

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

      A

  6. davies
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Son > Bruno for free?

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

      Yes

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

      No, WBA will park the bus again. Man Utd’s worst nightmare

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        I am considering the same

  7. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Son Kane or both (leave) ?

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

      What?

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

      Just Son, although fine keeping both if other fires to put out.

    3. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Son only.

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 16 days ago

        One or none for me

  8. KneejerkJoe
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Next 5-10 games:

    A) KDB + Soucek 3-5-2 (Kilman, Justin, Brewster bench)

    B) -4 Bruno + Dias 4-4-2 (Soucek, Kilman, Brewster bench)

    Already got Cancelo and Sterling

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      A

    2. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      B

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

    Mccarthy
    Chilwell justin lamptey taylor mitchell
    Son salah bruno sterling soucek
    Watkins dcl davis

    1.8 itb 1ft

    Son to zyech ?
    Mitchell to caufal/cancelo ?
    Both for (-4)

  10. DAZZ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    SIR HAROLD KANE (C) never in doubt!!!

  11. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Penalty and Vardy party upcoming?

  12. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Ref checking monitor for pen

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Pen given to lei.

  13. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 16 days ago

    What's with all the people reading out their score and players left to play? We get it, you're good at the game now keep it to yourself...

  14. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Have to get Mr. Party somehow

  15. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Is Jimmy the Mexican Altidore?? lol

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 16 days ago

      Yes..

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

    pen

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

    VARDY GOAL SOONNNN

  18. The Gambler.
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Another joke penalty

  19. Sco
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    They're ruining football with this crap.

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

    Penalty to City

  21. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Here we go again, another party where your not invited

  22. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Vardyyy

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

    My son who's 9 years old maybe has spent an hour overall on fantasy this season and is now 15k while I spend too much time on it am 1 million overall. He captained Bruno this gw and is on 78 points with 4 playera left to play. Ridiculous!

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

      Brilliant, lol! From the mouth of babes...

  24. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Vardy scores

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

    7th pen in the league for lei already

    1-0 Vardy

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

    Vardy party

  27. ZimZalabim
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    Goal Vardy

  28. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    wipe that Kilman cleanie asap.

  29. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 16 days ago

    PARTY STARTEDDDD

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

    Harsh penalty desision

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

      Not really