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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.

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929 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Podence owns McCarthy.

  2. Noah’s Ark
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Silly to consider Aguero over Vardy if he gets a few minutes in the champions league?

    1. NETFLIX & CHILWELL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      I was thinking the same thing tbh.

      Definitely one to watch.

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Kun (BUR) what could go wrong ...

      1. Noah’s Ark
        • 8 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        TC 😉

  3. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    That was his chance, Jimmy blank!

  4. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Mccarthy 11 pointers confirmed

  5. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Jimmy close...

  6. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Alright McCarthy enough is enough now. Just concede like a good lad.

  7. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Does having all of Vardy, Kane, Bruno and Salah justify not having KDB?

    1. mr messi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      You can’t have them all

  8. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    McCarthy on for a 11/12 pointer at this rate! Come on Wolves/Kilman!

  9. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Freaking McCarthy playing like bleedin Neuer. It's annoying.

    1. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Podence feeding him with useless shots

  10. Brosstan
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    The Mexican Altidore...

  11. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    This is so frustrating . Need a wolves goal.

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      finishing 0-0

      1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
        • 9 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        Southampton will get a jammy winner. I've Kilman .

      2. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        knew I would jinx it. sweet.

    2. Giggs Boson
      • 10 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      THIS

      A Jimenez goal would be a huge pts swing for me...

  12. have you seen cyan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Imagine KWP scored 🙂
    But sadly I don’t think he has any permission to go forward, so no assists or goals ever

  13. iL PiStOlErO
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Keeping an eye on Salah but other then that do you see something else or save ft?

    Mendy Steer
    Cancelo Justin Mitchell KWP Taylor
    Bruno Sterling Son Grealish Romeu
    Kane DCL Watkins

    0.2 itb, 1ft

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      That defense ain't pretty but I guess it'll get the job done.

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        • 2 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        Yes, will try to go forward with that defence and hope that Sterling will start to produce some pts.

  14. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Jim down?

  15. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    How are Southampton so good?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Seem to recover very well from bad beatings.

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        Indeed

      2. Scrumper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        10 months, 29 days ago

        They're like Rocky

    2. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Seems like the plan is wait until they get battered 0-9 or 2-5 then get the keeper and at least one defender

  16. manu4life99
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Do we expect Zaha to miss 2 games or just gw10?

    I have Soucek vs AVL as a sub and would prefer to avoid a 4pt hit

  17. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Walcott goal

  18. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    WAlly G

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Sitter, too easy.

  19. Shmoke
    • 8 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Reccommendations plz, looking rather thin with 6 zeros this gw

    Mccarthy
    Cresswell - mings - saiss - bardsley - mitchell
    Son - Salah - zaha - fernandes - Stevens
    Jimenez - calvert - bamford

  20. Ben White saved my life
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Would love a rule where teams get no points when 0:0 scoreline.

  21. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Wally G
    Adams A

  22. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Theo "It's a trap" Walcott scores

  23. Mr. O'Connell
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Podence clean sheet point gone

    1. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Do you have him?

  24. have you seen cyan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    who should I play instead of Lamptey next week, KWP who ahs ManU @ home or Bissouma who has Liverpool @ home.
    Surely KWP right, but why is my gut sayiong this is the week Bissouma scores..

  25. HippY
    • 11 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Chances of KWP, Kilman and McCarthy colliding heavily in a nasty goalmouth scramble?

    Please.

    1. HippY
      • 11 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Nooo

  26. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Damn, need a Kilman goal now

  27. fedolefan
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Should have expected this given how everyone in my ML owns some 2 player combination of McCarthy, KWP, Kilman while I own Che.

    1. fedolefan
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Nothing to see here. The jinx worked.

  28. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Terrible marking

  29. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Volkswagen leaving... chu chu.....

  30. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Back 5 probably doesn’t conceded that.