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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. Atimis
    • 5 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    What to do with Hamez?

    Could get 11.5 mid in his place, no funds for KDB without downgrading a def

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

    Wolves counterattacking and Dendonkey is up top while Raul is slowly jogging behind not even above the halfway line...

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

    WALLLY!!!!

  4. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    That’s it. Now a goal for Wolves, please.

  5. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Looked promising with Zaha and Semedo. Zaha benched with Brewster sitting as 1st sub. Dallas and KWP(on course for cs) as other subs...

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Same, been a good game week and come into tonight full of hope with those 2, total disaster but at least the season is back to usual

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

        I only had Zaha and Guaita left so I had no hope for this evening, other then maybe 3 points. But KWP is coming for Zaha so maybe a silver lining, please hold 🙂

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

    The GW12 squad (providing no major price changes)

    Martinez
    Chilwell, Cancelo, Zouma
    Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Son, Jota
    DCL, Bamford

    (Steer, Kilman, Brewster, Mitchell)

    1. tafrère
      • 5 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      It's GW9 mate.

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

        Not wrong there mate

    2. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      What’s your TV?

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

        102.2, 1.5 ITB. Leaves 0.1 ITB though so may be out of reach. Hoping Salah falls again.

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

    Yeah this gameweek can pish off now.

  8. Salan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Nuno is a genius of football.

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

    Had a feeling Feo would score, tightens my battle with Magnus to 2 points!

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

    Played Lamptey over Kilman so at least that burn is limited to 3pts...

    Just need those Saints clean sheets soiled...

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

      finishing 0-1...

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

    Semedo horrible defending

    1. The Reptile
      • 10 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Ball watching at its worst

  12. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Adams whoop whoop 🙂

    1. DycheDycheBaby
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Yes lad! Che owners rejoice

      1. Zim0
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        Woohooo!

      2. Zim0
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        Now all i need is saints cleansheet gone

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

    1 clean sheet gone. 2 more due for removal on the 92nd minute

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

    Wolves are total dog poo now. Possibly the most boring side in the Prem from being one of the best to watch. Massive fall from grace

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

      Losing Jota and Doherty were big blows, even if they arent always missed on the pitch (which they are), certainly missed in the changing room.
      I feel like Wolves players probably feel like they reached their optimum last season and cant do much more or even match it.
      Lost faith in Nuno maybe, its like a mini version of Spurs under Poch, achieved all they can

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

        Moutinho ageing can't be overlooked either.

        He's been hugely important for Wolves the last couple of years. Dictated their engine room masterfully.

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

          Yes and Neves has regressed big time

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

          yea true, Moutinho was often my midfield sub for long periods. Always rated him

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

        I blame Nuno too clever by half messing with what worked

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

    Terrible evening for me fantasy wise. Wolves are F ing useless.

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

      Can it be worse than mine? Zaha owner, Lamptey from bench.

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

    Appalling Adama.

  17. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    2020 has been missing a theo Walcott-wagon.

  18. Zim0
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Everyone sleeping on Adams

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

      Had him since GW1

      1. Zim0
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        Noice!

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

      So many great budget forwards...

      Antonio and Abraham could emerge as two more soon too... maybe even Welbeck...

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

    Avergar 8 points per game from Adams since I sold him on WC FFS

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

      I sold him after gameweek 4. Which is a bad enough decision in itself, but keeping Mitrovic magnifies the stupidity of it massively.

  20. Abra Dubravka
    • 2 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Downgrading Zaha to afford Vardy:

    A) Eze
    B) Walcott
    C) Soucek
    D) other up to £5.8m ?

    1. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Soucek

    2. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      C

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

    Made a couple of bad decisions this work which has led to a red arrow:

    1) Capping Kane over Bruno
    2) Starting Kilman over Dallas

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Starting Kilman is your alter ego?

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

        I don’t know, I think I was just led by how leaky Leeds have been recently

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          10 months, 29 days ago

          I think it's a 50-50. I think bruno over kane was a safer bet though.

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

      *week

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

      Wouldn’t call the second a bad decision, easy with hindsight...

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

        I guess, but as soon as I watched the Leeds game and saw how attacking Dallas was I feared the worst...

        1. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          10 months, 29 days ago

          It's more the fact the whole arsenal team have the same amount of goals as Son.

    4. Dirty Harry
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Username checks out

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

        Haha

    5. ReindeerHotdog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Kane hasn't blanked all season. Man City are not as formidable as they once were and Spurs in form.

      Why would you start Dallas (ARS) over Kilman?

      Hindsight makes all the decisions that don't go your way obviously awful and those that work out a stroke of genius.

      It doesn't help you going forward at all.

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

        True, that West Brom fixture though...the irony of course is Spurs did actually win more comfortably in the end score line wise.
        The Dallas one is more his attacking threat I guess.

  22. Zim0
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Ings come back soon. I want my consistent boy back

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

    Only 20 mins left of owning a Wolves attacker this season. Feels good.

  24. Zim0
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Oof walcott. U suck at finishing

    1. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Ruining my Adams second assist

  25. Dirty Harry
    • 6 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    Am I the only one with Podence here. #killmenow

  26. Doctor Evil
    • 3 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    84 all out, Kilman still playing but noting more to come there.

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

      Great score though

      1. Doctor Evil
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        Cheers

    2. Dirty Harry
      • 6 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      No wonder I suck, I'm half that

      1. Doctor Evil
        • 3 Years
        10 months, 29 days ago

        I got lucky for once mate

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

    Have got both McCarthy and Jimmy playing so I want it to stay like this right? 😀

    1. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      Take a McCarthy 10 pointer and run

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

        11...

    2. mookie
      • 8 Years
      10 months, 29 days ago

      McCarthy has higher ownership. You'd want Jimmy to get something.

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

    Walcott clean through, finishes like Walcott. needs an open goal from 2 yards out.

  29. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    10 months, 29 days ago

    KWP hoooold those 2 bps!

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

    Jimmy so close..