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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. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Basically a clean sheet for McCarthy.

    1. Cometh The Aouar...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Yes sir

    2. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      He's been great to be fair!

    3. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      And now KWP is sneaking a BAP, urgh!

  2. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Come on Kyle. A few more positive things here please.

  3. Cometh The Aouar...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    McCarthy on a clear two baps now

    1. Dont give a fuchs
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      3 currently

      1. Cometh The Aouar...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 28 days ago

        Oh yeah you’re right! This evening couldn’t have gone any better. If he hangs on I break 90 points for the GW

        1. Dont give a fuchs
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 28 days ago

          Excellent score. I'd be on 84 (-4)

          1. Cometh The Aouar...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            4 months, 28 days ago

            Thanks pal.

          2. Cometh The Aouar...
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            4 months, 28 days ago

            And congrats to you too! Fab score

            1. Dont give a fuchs
              • 7 Years
              4 months, 28 days ago

              Considering the pros here having prior finishes of top 10k or better, its the best season i am having till now

              1. Cometh The Aouar...
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                4 months, 28 days ago

                Interesting. I’m having a mare of a season but this GW is massive. Jumped over a million places. Roll on next week!

                1. Dont give a fuchs
                  • 7 Years
                  4 months, 28 days ago

                  Still 29 gws to go. You can still catch the 1st OR

                  1. Cometh The Aouar...
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    4 months, 28 days ago

                    One can dream!

                    1. Dont give a fuchs
                      • 7 Years
                      4 months, 28 days ago

                      A week or even a day being OR 1 wouldn't harm me either

  4. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Seriously considering Semado to Cancelo or Dias for a -4, don’t really see how it can’t pay off over the next 4 games

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      I'd do it.

    2. Cometh The Aouar...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Good plan Spud

    3. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      I plan to ditch Lamptey for him.

  5. Pompel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Annoying with Vardy likely price rise tonight, will be 0.1 planned transfer. Will take that as a sign not to be as trigger happy this GW.

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Yes. But Jota rose already and it looks like I will have serious monetary issues unless I do it. No risk, no gain.

  6. Danstoke82
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Can’t make my mind up! Keeping Son but should I do;

    Kane > Vardy (c) 1FT before he rises?

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      I did it.

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Early transfers are brave with covid and European games.

    3. gigio
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Do it.
      But would you do it if you wouldn't have Son? Asking for a friend...

  7. Dirty Harry
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Need to get rid of Podence as he is my 5th mid.

    Worth a -4 for Lamptey/Taylor + Podence for Cancelo + 4.5mid?

    I can't bear to hold Podence taking up cash doing nothing

  8. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    F in the chat for fellow GW2 McCarthy > Guaita managers. Sack us on sight 😆

  9. Nimby
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Wolves are boring. Laters, Jimmy. You are outta here!

  10. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Guys, please help:

    A. Kane => Vardy
    B. JRod + Brewster => 4.5 + Vardy -4

  11. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    PVA (NEW, wba).

    Keep or sell for Cancelo/Dias (BUR, FUL) for free?

  12. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    74 no hits all out, nice green for a change.

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Whoops forgot about Zaha replacement, Podence 2

      76.

    2. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      80 here. it'll do i suppose.

    3. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Does anyone care? Do they?

      1. Right In The Stanchion
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 28 days ago

        Haha you got 32-4

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 28 days ago

          Fortunately not, but the humble brag bull is really not welcomed around here.

          1. Nomar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            4 months, 28 days ago

            It’s been a crappy season for most of us on here.

            Let people celebrate when they get a good score.

    4. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 28 days ago

      63 for me after my -4, not bad considering I benched Salah for Bissouma, and Lamptey got a red

  13. The Mighty One
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Even though it is not in my transfer "plan", I want to rage transfer Fraudence out right now.

  14. Firmino
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Adams you beauty

  15. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Rule 273 of FPL: Jimi doesn't blank 3 games in a row

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      True. Still time to move for Vardy?

    2. Cometh The Aouar...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      I know I spotted this. Goes on a two game spree then blanks

  16. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    81(-4) all out without Bruno.. Can't complain... First Decent GW of the Season... 😀

    1. Cometh The Aouar...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Well done Chucky!

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 28 days ago

        thanks.. 90 is even better... Nice

        1. Cometh The Aouar...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 28 days ago

          Cheers mate. I needed this

  17. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    So time to get rid of Semedo. City's Dias a good option?

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Or Cancelo for sure.

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 28 days ago

        Would prefer a full back alright. Cancelo as nailed as Walker?

  18. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Impressive defending from Saints this game. Surprisingly deep line.

  19. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Lovely to see the bosses sharing a laugh.

  20. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    10K red arrow with 62 (-4) at just under 1M OR. This season is tough!

    1. HippY
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      65 pts, up ~1500 places to 22k

    2. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Who you ditching Semedo for Camzy?

  21. HippY
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Those McCarthy/KWP bonus points shift at the end turned the GW from red to green 🙂

  22. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 28 days ago

    Monday nights low scoring - Avoid Vardy next week?

  23. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 28 days ago

    omg is kwp getting a bap? he wont right

    1. BeWater
        4 months, 28 days ago

        Think he has it.

        1. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 28 days ago

          \o/

    2. Cometh The Aouar...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Do we all think Alex will keep hold of the 3 bps from this evening’s game?

    3. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 28 days ago

      Ditched McCarthy for Martinez in GW6 on WC, gutted really.

    4. BeWater
        4 months, 28 days ago

        Feared the worst going in with this team but looking at 65 points.

        Martinez
        Cancelo Zouma KWP Taylor
        Son Barkley Jota Bruno (c)
        Kane Mitro

        McCarthy Mitchell Brewster Salah

      • For Fuchs Sake
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 28 days ago

        WC this rabble?

        McCarthy
        Keane Zouma Taylor
        Barkley Zaha Fernandes Son
        Watkins Werner Calvert-Lewin

        Steer Coady Mitchell Burke

        1. BeWater
            4 months, 28 days ago

            Don't think it's a rabble. How many FTs and money ITB have you got?

        2. ZaZaZu
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 28 days ago

          Is Fuchs first choice? Some good fixtures coming up and I need to replace a 4.5 defender

        3. PP6
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 28 days ago

          Which is best if any?

          Son and Saiss ➡️ Salah and Killman -4
          Kane Bowen Saiss ➡️ Salah Bamford and Cancelo +.5 -8
          Bowen and Saiss ➡️ Foden ( IMO he will start net 2).(.1 off Jota) and Robertson -4

          Martinez Foster
          Chillwell Saiss Mitchell Targett Lamptey
          Son Burke Bowen Bruno Grealish
          Kane DCL Vardy.

        4. TNB
            4 months, 28 days ago

            Is Cancelo and Soucek worth a -8 for Bernardo and Zaha?

            I've already used my FT for next gw to avoid price change.

            CT

            McCarthy
            Chilwell-Coufal-Mitchell (Bernardo-Lamptey)
            Salah-Kdb-B Fernandes-Grealish (zaha)
            Bamford-Watkins-DCL