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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, 20 days ago

    Vardy should get bps for getting the penalty on target

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      -bps for fluffing the rebound?

    2. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      More like he should be stripped of bonus.

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      should have all his bps wiped for missing a freakin pen

      1. CroatianHammer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        To be fair once the CS points come in on '60 he might well be out of the running...

  2. Roy Hudd
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Justice done by the 2nd pen save. 1st pen atrocious decision.

  3. davies
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Kilman dropped for SOU we think?

    Down to 3 defenders if so might need to take a hit...

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Why dropped?

      For Saiss?

      1. davies
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Possibly?

        A loss could shake things up

        1. Forgetmeknot
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          I think there will always be questions after a loss when you have saiss, kilman, Marcel and ait playing for left side 2 positions

  4. Londongeezaa
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 20 days ago

    Can everyone please sell Kane as they’ve promised to do. Fools 🙂

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      I happily am. 89th minute goal changes nothing clown

      1. Londongeezaa
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Clown? He’s only the highest scoring player in FPL 🙂

        1. FPL.team
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Because of the fixtures he's had hence selling for the next one. 2 goals and an assist last 3 isn't that great.

    2. Joey Tribbiani
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Sold yesterday. Fool.

    3. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      On WC

      Vardy+Leno and fodder
      Or
      Bruno+McCarthy and fodder

      Prefer Bruno but I really think Leno outscores the 4.5 keepers by a lot due to fixtures

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Consider Bellerin? Prefer B

    4. JBG
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Wow I feel sorry for Jimenez this season.. No support or delivery.

    5. seewhyaxe
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Feel like I should still keep Podence around.

      He looks like the one that would be involved if wolves scores.

      1. Black Knights
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        I will possibly keep v Saints, but he’s taking up a ziyech spot.

        1. seewhyaxe
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Son to Ziy could be an easy transfer

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Keyword *if* Wolves score...

        1. seewhyaxe
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          But he’s just 5.5m. I wouldn’t expect him to return every game...

          1. F_Ivanovic
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Fellow owner. I don't expect him to score every game but rn I think you get move value out of a cheap forward than you do for Podence which would give me the money to upgrade Podence to any expensive option.

    6. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      In what minute does Jimenez wipe out the clean sheet? I'll say 68th

    7. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Have justin but not gutted at least its prevented a vardy haul (for now)

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        You gain more by Justin assist and BP compared to Vardy haul for your rank.

        It's not even close

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Way to rub salt in the wound 🙁

      2. gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Are you for real? I'm a Justin owner and a non Vardy owner and was fuming at that pen miss. If Leicester get a clean sheet that's the difference between Justin getting 6 or 11.

    8. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Jimenez 0 touches in the box, 0 shots. GTFO of my team

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Yeah not good, ditched him + Saiss this week for Werner + Coufal ... for mid term

      2. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Looks like you have all the poor fpl picks in your team

      3. Viper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        He'll still come away with 9 points

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Probably ... expectation is so low for 8.5M, put in the midfield that could go long way better

    9. estheblessed
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Are people sticking with Son and Kane?

      Spurs next fixtures;

      City
      Chelski
      Arsenal
      Palace
      Liverpool

      I'm half tempted to do Son > Ziyech

      1. manu4life99
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Selling at least 1 probably both

      2. Iceball
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Tempted by Kane and Podence to Bamford and Bruno 2ft( keep Son this week).

        1. estheblessed
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          So keeping Son over Kane? Interesting. I might leave it one week and see how they get on against the big boys.

      3. Olson
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        I reckon the most sensible move for me isn't going to be to give them at least one game. A few vocal managers are really trying to talk up getting rid of them. Thing is, only takes one or both to pick up points in their next match and suddenly you're left wondering why on Earth you didn't use the transfer/s on bits of your team that actually need it

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          *is going to be to give them at least one game

          1. estheblessed
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Yea I hear you. I'm thinking I may leave it a week.

      4. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Son to Bruno, KDB or Sterling for me. Depends a lot on the next game, but leaning toward City for fixtures. May save for 1 week or take a quick punt on Bruno. Let's see - got the IB to mull this one

        1. estheblessed
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          I've had Bruno since day one. So for me it would have to be Ziyech. Can't afford City!

          1. Pep bites Kun
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Should have a plan B though as the fixtures look sweet. Can't argue against Bruno & Zi as a plan A though

      5. Mac90
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        I'm dropping Son next. So many good choices midfield

        1. estheblessed
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Agreed. Given their fixtures I am gonna leave it 1 GW then do it.

    10. manu4life99
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      1FT, £1.1m itb

      A) Son > Rash(C)
      B) Save FT (2FT for city players gw10)

      Martinez
      Robbo Chilwell Lamptey
      Salah Son Grealish Zaha
      Kane DCL Bamford

      steer soucek saiss mitchell

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        B

    11. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Salah Cancelo Grealish left today ... 12 total pts expectation from them too much?

      1. Sco
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Nah Salah could get that by himself.

        1. Daniel - WC Active
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Grealish 12, the others should blank

      2. Amey
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Should get that easily

      3. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Yep, unlikely to cross 10pts

    12. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Justice for Justin owners

    13. Labile
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Saïss please don’t come on

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Taylor's point?

    14. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Expecting a KDB brace tonight.

      Who is with me??

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        I think it will be tight

      2. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Amen

    15. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Lesson for those with Wolves attackers: They are worth replacing for a hit.

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Sou up next - not worth a hit, when you can plan with FT

    16. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Vardy missed pen, inject it in my veins!! Glorious

    17. estheblessed
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Kane all 3 bps?

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Yes

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Expecting no less

        1. estheblessed
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Sweeeeeeeeeet

    18. Klaren
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      It gets tiring seeing comments about Wolves attackers not performing at half times.

      Wolves simply don’t attack in 1st halves other than a few exceptions. If you expect your Wolves attackers to get any returns in 1st halves, then you shouldn’t be owning them in the 1st place.

      Not saying they’ll necessarily score in the 2nd half, but when they score, it’s extremely likely to be in 2nd half than 1st.

      1. Olson
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        There is a vocal minority on here on matchdays who have got to adulthood without understanding that football matches last 90 minutes

        1. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Adulthood??

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Second Half FC for a reason

    19. davies
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Best 4.5 def?

      1. Black Knights
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Yes.

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Agreed

      2. Babelcopter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Coufal

    20. sthelenslad92
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Think I'm going to get rid of Reguilon for GW9, who is the best replacement? Already have Chilwell

      1. Holmes
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Dias/Cancelo

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Cancelo Coufal PVA

    21. Penzardlife
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      KDB or Sterling?

      Any reason not to do Kane to Werner this week?

      Best wishes guys.

    22. ivantys
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Vardy lost 9 points due to that miss lol.

        1. Babit1967
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          18 for me 🙁

          1. ivantys
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Yeah tough luck there. If the first dubious one wasn't given and he scored the second, he would still have been on 8/9 points instead of 4.

            • Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Ooof, unlucky

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

            Didn't he lose 6?

            1. ivantys
                3 months, 20 days ago

                -2 for a miss, +4 for a goal and +3 for bonuses so it's 9

                1. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  He's still on for 2 bonus. If he scores again he'll be back to 3. I guess depends on Leicester keeping a clean sheet or not too

                  1. ivantys
                      3 months, 20 days ago

                      He's not if Leicester keeps CS, and if there are more goals that don't involve him.

            2. gooberman
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Son 60% ownership. I've never seen a player so highly owned!

              1. Black Knights
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                DCL almost there too.

              2. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Mahrez, Ramsey etc.

              3. Arteta
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Wasn't TAA up there at the start of the season?

            3. Jellyfish
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Kane > Vardy & Barkley > Rash -4

              Yes or no?

            4. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              LMS safety score currently 30

              https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

              1. Fudgy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 20 days ago

                How am I still in this after my last 2 weeks being 5 million ranks ??

            5. Wolfman180
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              I know Spurs next few fixtures aren't favourable, however does anyone think they may actually perform better playing against teams that don't simply sit back and defend? I didn't see the West Brom game but I can only imagine that's how a lot of the game went?

              1. ivantys
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Their high balls won't trouble City, Arsenal and Chelsea's defences.

                • Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  City chelsea arsenal all have really good defences

                • The Mandalorian
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  It will suit their counter attacking but they will get less chances to score most struggle under that pressure

                • Magic Zico
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  They could perform well but can they outperform KDB (BUR FUL) Fernandes (SOU WHU) or Vardy (FUL SHU) for GW10-11 for example

                  1. Zim0
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    This is true. Odds are they won't

              2. The Mandalorian
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                From GW 10 who would you prefer

                1.Ziyech, Vardy, KDB

                Or

                2. KDB, Sterling Wilson/Antonio

                1. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  1

                  1. Flair
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 20 days ago

                    2

                    1. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      3 months, 20 days ago

                      Didn't mean to reply, my b zim0

                2. PogChamp
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  2

                3. Black Knights
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  1 easily.

                4. The Mandalorian
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  I did rate my team

                  1 scored 88.56pts

                  2 scored 99.05pts

              3. Rinseboy
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                Will Semedo ever get an attacking return? I literally don't know why I paid 5.5 for him! does anyone actually rate him as an FPL asset?

                1. The Mandalorian
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 20 days ago

                  Straight swap to Dias for me