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Coady and Saïss absent for Wolves as Traoré makes first start since Gameweek 3

Wolves come into a Gameweek 9 short of two defenders at the heart of of the team’s Fantasy Premier League appeal.

Despite not featuring since Gameweek 6, Romain Saïss (£5.2m) remains the club’s most popular Fantasy asset this season.

16.4% of managers still hold the Moroccan but he misses the visit of Southampton having tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Conor Coady (£5.0m) is, of course, less of a key player for Fantasy managers (although he is still owned by 7.9%) but he is the lynchpin that has helped Wolves build up a reputation for clean sheets this calendar year – and he is also absent on Monday night.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s men are sure to miss the England international, who has featured in every game so far this season, Leander Dendoncker (£4.8m) dropping back to cover him in defence.

Elsewhere, there is an interesting change higher up the pitch as Pedro Neto (£5.5m), who has impressed in 2020/21, is replaced in the front-three by Adama Traoré (£6.2m), who makes a first start since Gameweek 3.

He is joined in the Wolves attack by Raúl Jiménez (£8.4m) and Daniel Podence (£5.5m).

Southampton make just one change to the side that beat Newcastle 2-0 before the international break.

Ryan Bertrand (£5.0m) is back in the side in the place of Jack Stephens (£4.8m), reclaiming the left-back berth from Jan Bednarek (£4.5m), who returns to centre-back.

Wolves XI (3-4-3): Patrício; Kilman, Dendoncker, Boly; Aït-Nouri, Neves, Moutinho, Semedo; Podence, Jiménez, A Traoré.

Southampton XI (4-4-2): A McCarthy; Bertrand, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Walker-Peters; Djenepo, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Armstrong; Walcott, Adams.

Lessons Learned from FPL Gameweek 9

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929 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The Sociologist
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Hold those 2x baps Taylor!

    1. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      2 or 1?

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        2

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Excellent!

    2. Zalk
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      1

    3. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      He's on 1

      1. De Gea is GOAT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Thought so haha

  2. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Chances of Neco Williams playing next game?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      High

  3. Jolly Good
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Legendary Pope cs saves + 3bps is back...

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      And a save point. Double figure keeper makes a world of difference.

  4. dshv
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Okay my defence.. -1 0 and now taylor is good

  5. some witty pun
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    anyone else still have Foden? or just me?

    1. Jindaljain
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      You are the one in this whole world

  6. Well you know, Triffic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Not sure I can go without KDB after watching that Burnley performance. Palace were all over them second half.

    1. Salarrivederci
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      City will win either 1-0 or go mad and win 5-0

    2. Dosh
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Not Sterling?

  7. Kellz86
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Jimi/Kilman let’s go!

  8. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Charlie Taylor you absolute Beauty 😀

    1. De Gea is GOAT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      I second that! Finally some CS from BUR.

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        burnley are a reliable source of CS points when their first choice def is playing.. consecutive cs for taylor 😀

        1. De Gea is GOAT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          I agree hence why i also held onto him. Hopefully more to come

  9. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Need Jimmy to save the season

    1. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      1 shot on goal if you're lucky.

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Jimmy has still never blanked 3 times in a row in FPL. Will this be the combo breaker?

      1. fr3d
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        I have a bad feeling McCarthy/KWP casuals will be rewarded tonight

      2. Zalk
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Ooh, I like stats like that!

      3. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        he blanked 4times last season twice... but expecting him to haul tonight

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          When? I was sure this stat was still live.

          1. Chucky
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            lol I wish I had taken a screenshot of his fpl page history but he did blank 4 times in a row..

          2. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            He did as I had him over that period. I sold for the fifth and he scored.

    3. Jindaljain
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Jimmy with double digits today mind my words

    4. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Sorry Bros but I need jimi to get less than 5 points to win my League 1 division 1 H2H. Shame we cant both win.

  10. FPL_Motty
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 12 days ago

    This game had 1-0 Burnley all over it. Called it

  11. Salarrivederci
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    With an OR at 1.5 M who do you think is the most punty, but at the same time reasonable captain pick next GW?

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Sterling

    2. SH@KTIMAAN
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Sterling, Vardy, Aguero

    3. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Joao Cancelo

    4. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Rashford.

      Perfect type of game for him.

  12. fusen
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    The quality of football in that Burnley Palace game was awful.

    So many misplaced passes or overhit shots/crosses.

    1. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      It was really bad.

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      You mush have expected it though.

      1. fusen
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        I expected not many good attempts on goal but the bad quality was all over the pitch, from def to midfield and then the expected lack of attacking intent.

        Embarrassing for the players.

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Thought Eze was pretty handy.

  13. Flynny
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    Which player to bring in risk week please? And probably captain.

    A....kdb

    B...salah

    C...vardy

    Thanks

  14. DA Minnion
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    I hate Nick Pope.

  15. Mile Plankton
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 12 days ago

    WTF, I don't even have 11 at the end.

    1. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Better 10 players than Tariq the turd from the bench

      1. Mile Plankton
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Oh, he's my starter.

        1. Joey Tribbiani
            3 months, 12 days ago

            So basically 9

    2. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Only Kilman tonight for me.
      Bored, boring, bored, boring, boring, bored...

      1. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        At least you didn't have Zaha then Lamptey first sub

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Ouch, well if you put it that way...

    3. Chucky
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      No one from my starting 11 has blanked so far this GW. Congratz to fellow Jimmy owners.. Haul incoming..

      1. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Is 0 not a blank?

        1. Chucky
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          suspended or injured players not included

        2. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          I’m not sure it counts.

      2. Sloane426
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Grealish, Watkins and Rodriguez didn’t blank?

        1. Chucky
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          they are on the bench 😛

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Haha

    4. Krispy Kreme
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Hi guys, which option do you prefer for the next 6
      GWKs?

      A. Chilwell Kane Son

      B. Masuaku KDB Kane

      C. Chilwell KDB Werner

      Thanks!

      1. Jindaljain
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Romain saiss unlucky player

    5. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Started Saiss. Mitchell first sub and doesn’t play. So second sub comes on, Gabriel. Lovely stuff.

      1. Mile Plankton
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Nice.
        I get Justin from the third spot.

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Even better.

    6. Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Is Kane + Zaha to Son + Vardy(C) -4 too sideways?

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Just get Jota.

        Im going Jimmy + Zaha -> Jota + Vardy (pending midweek news of course)

        1. Over Midwicket
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Ok

        2. Sloane426
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Jota is a casual pick. May aswell go Foden also whilst you’re at it.

          1. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Foden is a shite pick as Ive been saying all season.

    7. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      come on JIMMYYYYY

    8. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Southampton to win this 2 nil.

    9. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Vardy owners not worried they play 13th and 15th December?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Nice spot. Thanks

        1. Whazza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Won't change any plans I assume but might be worth getting him out after Brighton.. Or before as he could sit Brighton out and play eve?

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Maybe he’ll play 70 minutes or something. He’s very fit.

            1. Whazza
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Disagree, would put money on him being benched for one, but heck it's Vardy he can score from the bench too especially vs Brighton and Everton. Not a captaincy option for me those gws though 🙂

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 12 days ago

                Well either way I appreciate the heads up.

      2. Lord.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        That’ll change when the TV schedule gets sorted. It’ll be mayhem for everyone.

        1. Whazza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          It's not sorted for the next 4 gws already!? Thanks for the heads up if that's the case

    10. Differentiator
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      What autosubs do you all have coming in for Justin?

      Bissouma's 1 point for me -_-

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Gabriel

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          That is a seriously lucky autosub

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            I agree, especially as I had Saiss and Mitchell ahead of him.

      2. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Justin played lol I have him coming in for Zaha

      3. The Sociologist
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Anguissa 1 pointer

    11. Jellyfish
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Currently on 4 flagged players this week with Lamptey Barkley Salah and now Zaha. Any more and I will be tempted in to using the FH chip

      1. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Salah is training mate and Lamptey belongs on the bench vs Pool anyway, chill mate

        1. Jellyfish
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Yes holding some hope fro Salah at least

    12. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      1-0 Wolves, Kilman winner.
      Who’s with me?

    13. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      surely the lowest autosub scores this season:

      Lamptey -1
      Saiss - 0
      Mitchell - 0
      Justin - 0

      1. ALI_G
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 12 days ago

        Lamp - minus 1 sorry

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          What’s the difference?

      2. Sloane426
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 12 days ago

        50% of them didn’t even play so this is dumb.

    14. Runaway
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 12 days ago

      Which one looks more priority?

      A) Kane > Vardy (C)
      B) Son + Robbo > Salah (C) + Cancelo (-4)
      C) Bowen > Jota

      Team atm:
      Martinez
      Robbo Chilwell Dallas
      Bruno (C) Son Ziyech Grealish Bowen
      Kane DCL

      Forster Brewster KWP Lamptey
      1 FT 1.9 ITB

      1. Gemma817
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Damn, I couldn't really sell Son and Robbo rn.
          I'd say keep one spurs asset. Keep Son. Do A.

          1. Gemma817
              3 months, 12 days ago

              wouldn't*

        • Jindaljain
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 12 days ago

          Romain saiss unlucky player

          1. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Funny he's still in the top 10 FPL defenders for points this season despite not playing in the last 3 games
            Shows how rare CSs have been this season

        • Gemma817
            3 months, 12 days ago

            Wanna get Cancelo in for Chilwell for a hit.
            I am being completely crazy here?

            *Can't afford Cancelo without selling Chiwell

            1. Mile Plankton
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 12 days ago

              Yup. Streight up crazy

              1. Gemma817
                  3 months, 12 days ago

                  Yup thought so