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Wilson returns for Newcastle as Schlupp starts in advance role

Callum Wilson (£6.5m) is back in the Newcastle team after recovering from the hamstring injury sustained before the international break.

He slots straight back into the side alongside Joelinton (£5.7m) in the two-man partnership of a 4-4-2 formation.

Steve Bruce is, of course, short of Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.3m), leaving Miguel Almirón (£ and Jeff Hendrick (£4.8m) to provide the width from midfield.

While Newcastle have struggled to offer much going forward in their last two matches, they may fancy their chances against a Crystal Palace side that has just one clean sheet in their last 17 Premier League outings.

However, Roy Hodgson has mitigated against that, recalling Gary Cahill (£4.5m) to join Scott Dann (£4.4m) at centre-back.

Cheikhou Kouyaté (£5.0m) has not lost his place though, moving back into central midfield and displacing Jairo Riedewald (£4.4m) to the bench.

Of particular note is the fact that FPL midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp (£5.4m) looks to be the replacement for Wilfried Zaha (£7.3m), who misses out due to self-isolation for coronavirus (COVID-19).

The former Leicester man has been named alongside Jordan Ayew (£5.7m) in a front-two, while Eberechi Eze (£5.8m) and Andros Townsend (£5.9m) are tasked with the left and right flanks respectively.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; van Aanholt, Dann, Cahill, Clyne; Eze, McArthur, Kouyaté, Townsend; Schlupp, Ayew.

Newcastle United XI: Darlow; Lewis, Clark, Fernández, Manquillo; Almirón, S Longstaff, Shelvey, Hendrick; Wilson, Joelinton.

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978 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Olson
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    And that's why Wilson is the least fashionable but best sub 7m striker. 80% goal involvement for a team scoring a fairly typical number of goals.

    Absolutely no way Watson will keep up with a fit Wilson and even Bamford will likely find it hard as time goes by

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      You mean Watkins?

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Well done Sherlock.

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Excuse me?

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Just a layered joke.

            1. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Oh lol I see it now

              1. Rupert The Horse
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 1 day ago

                Heheh

        2. LewanGOALski
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Best

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Haha. Thanks.

      2. Olson
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        That's the nobody ;-9

    2. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      If he stays fit.

      1. Olson
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        An unlikely if tbf but he's doing alright so far

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Well I hope he be does.

    3. Triffic
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Had him since game week 1, I like that fact he isn’t popular!

  2. The Yorkshire Pirlo
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Brought Wilson in the gwk he got injured and sold ASAP. Newcastle are trash loooool

  3. ZEZIMA
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Palace losing to Newcastle. Deserve to be playing non league football. Hodgson needs to be put in a mental asylum. Biggest fraud in football.

    1. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Stfu

      1. ZEZIMA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Smd

    2. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Have you watched non league football recently?

      1. ZEZIMA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Not since Covid but watch Harrow Borough

    3. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Says Collin lmao, gtfo

      1. ZEZIMA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        You live on this website. Gsfa (get some fresh air)

    4. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Has been for some time. He's good at keeping decent sides from being relegated. Just.

      1. ZEZIMA
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yeah. Very annoyed. Another last minute Guaita clean sheet gone. My fault for switching him for McCarthy after Gw2. FFS!

    5. Plant Based Footballer
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Palace could've won if PVA hadn't put so much mustard on his cross to Batshuayi. It was a simple situation he made a meal of.

  4. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Wilson with 11.2% ownership. The next highest was Hendrick with 2.6%.

    Anyone but Wilson...

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Come on. Getting pissed off at 11% owned players is a bit sad.

      1. Harper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Last week DCL, Son AND Fernandes all hauled and I didn't have any. That's real high ownership.

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Exactly.

          1. Mr. O'Connell
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            Also f*** DCL

            1. Harper
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              Yeah screw DCL with your 82 point gameweek 😉

      2. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I'm not pissed off.

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Ok, mildly irritated.

    2. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      This!!!!!!!!! Absolutely ridiculous, ML rival brought him in because I had him, I sold him on a WC, ML is now 100 points ahead of me and in the top 10k while I'm outside top 1m FFS

  5. Harper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Callum Wilson troll status redeemed! (for me at least)

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yeah

    2. Plant Based Footballer
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yeah. It was a good finish to be fair. He did the Salah big breath, wild eyes fake out and just dinked it through a panicked Guaita's legs.

  6. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Lewis o/

    1. jdoyle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      o/

    2. Andy'81
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      o/

    3. teneighty
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Playing a 4.3 and getting a CS always feels good.

  7. Jimmers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    6th haul of the season for Wilson from 9 games -(injured for the other game).

    Purring away quietly

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Like a little ninja.

  8. Rupert The Horse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Well done Wilson owners. So deserved. More good fixtures to come.

    1. jimmyabs1987
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Here here

    2. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Yes hopefully he will deliver more now

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I supported the move to get him in, not that I’d do it myself though.

        1. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          But one Newcastle fan here wanted me to move him out asap 😀

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 1 day ago

            If I had no other issues I’d have got him in, or possibly Bamford.

        2. Bennerman
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Well done for supporting it. Perhaps give you a point or something?

    3. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Second on the bench for someone in my mini league . . . yes, really.

    4. Plant Based Footballer
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Omg. They're insane.

  9. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Can't believe I'm saying it, but that Joelinton goal was coming all match.

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      "goal"

  10. DA Minnion
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Agonised over who to lose for vardy between Wilson and Kane.
    Obviously got rid of Wilson.
    And to leave it so late just to rub salt in the wound.

  11. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Any other player’s points more kak than Wilson’s..?

  12. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Kane, Bowen, Digne to Wilson, KDB, Cancelo -8pt

    😎

    1. Chucky
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      nice..can see kdb hauling as well...

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I can’t

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Got Bamford instead 🙁

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I was looking at him all week. Concluded him and Watkins days are numbered, theyve gotta regress. I could be wrong though

  13. jimmyabs1987
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Finally Wilson! Glad I kept him in as had bigger issues, one thing I am learning this season is less is more and not trying to overthink it!

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I stayed patient with Wilson for months last season and believe me it was not more, unbelievable he's doing better this season in a less attacking team

    2. Olson
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Guy is a set and forget. They'll score 40-50 goals and who else is going to make and score them

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Wilson is certainly not set and forget, he goes on massive runs of blanks. Hence why Bournemouth got relegated

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          You're living in the past man

          1. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 1 day ago

            what last season? It wasnt that long ago..

            1. Olson
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 1 day ago

              It's a different football team, dude. he has pens. why are you even trying to make a comparison

              1. Trophé Mourinho
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 1 day ago

                because its the same player?

                1. Olson
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 1 day ago

                  Ok go ahead and compare a team with about a half dozen goal outlets with a team that has basically one. And a season where he didn't have penalties

                  If 83% goal involvement doesn't tell you why this season is different to the last...

    3. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Well done.

  14. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Wilson has more points than Vardy, ML rival has Wilson over Vardy, shock

  15. Free Hat
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Too bad Wilson doesnt play for a more /better attacking team.

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      He did last season and was rubbish

      1. Free Hat
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        The whole team was rubbish tbf.

    2. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Then he wouldn’t score

      1. Free Hat
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Probably

    3. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Was it last season when he Wilson returned in like the first 6 or 7 games?

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        yes we called him Wil50n, he normally got a straight 5 points each week lol. Many people complained but it was an ok return, I kept him for all of that. Most people started with Fraser and Wilson double up, then raged both out so didnt get his constant 5's

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Yes I recall now!

      2. Harper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yeah and then f all after that

      3. Free Hat
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Yes. But rather lucky. Few chances but ticking along.

  16. fusen
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    I played PVA and benched Wilson

    What a horrible start to the game week. Can only laugh.

    1. Free Hat
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Tough.
      But Wilson bench at Cry. You must had a great starting 11 I hope.

    2. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I sold Wilson as part of a -8

    3. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      PvA was on 9 points until the 88th minute...

      Same here, it's a game of small margins 🙂

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Looked a great decision in the 85th minute. You were just very unlucky, nobody saw them goals coming like that

  17. Esalman
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Glad to have pulled the trigger on Werner>Wilson last night. Such great value. Can play him every week and go for Salah-Son-Bruno-KDB midfield.

    1. Sagnik Sadhukhan
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

  18. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Best GK to bring in?

    I don't care if it's for a hit, selling Guaita will pay off in the space of 1-2 weeks.

    1. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I got Fabianski, check his returns. Beast

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        I have Coufal.

        Yes, Fabianski has been decent. Penalty save has inflated it a little.

        Wonder if that 0.5m saved by McCarthy is worth it.

        1. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Fair enuf, I wanted a bit of a differential as not many have him. He is a very good keeper

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Ederson?

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        If only

  19. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    May Palace get relegated this season. An absolute atrocity that this low scoring excuse of a football team keep clinging on to a PL spot. Get relegated and stay down.

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Worse teams out there.

      Don't concede LOADS and Zaha is good

  20. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    ML rival has Wilson 1st sub. I hope Mane plays, at least off the bench this weekend.

    1. Sagnik Sadhukhan
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Attacking players like Mane would almost certainly come on for someone like jota or Salah even if he's not starting

  21. The Count of Monte Cristo
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Reckon if Carroll was on the bench, given the state of the game, one of Joelinton / Wilson would have been taken off for the last 5-10mins?

  22. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Game week already over. Pathetic season

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Try and emulate men that are so much better than you.

      1. Cruyff's Eleven
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Hahaha... That made me laugh, thank you sir...

    2. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I decided last week to stop taking it seriously now. My season ended before it began really. My rank is absolutely horrendous and so is my position in my ML. The games 100% rigged in favour of the casual now and the premier league is utter crap these days.

      1. Houldsworth Hatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Rigged? That’s urban dictionary for “someone I haven’t got scored a few points”?!!

    3. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Haha same here, my season has been obismall

    4. Houldsworth Hatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      You’ll get better. Don’t worry.

      1. Houldsworth Hatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        Meant for Brosstan

    5. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 hours ago

      You use the word pathetic a lot. Quite apt really.

  23. F_Ivanovic
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    In a ML with a monthly prize and in with a shout this month and off to a great start with Wilson. What's more is that someone else who's in with a shout decided to bench Wilson and play 4 at the back (including Dallas, Chilwell and Doherty)

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Better hope he’s deep on the bench as Doherty won’t play

  24. bitars
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    437 managers transfered out Wilson this GW. Probably all of them before the haul. Now they can transfer him in again 🙂

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Newcastle have had their 2 goal game, back to blanks now for a while

  25. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Apologies if this was done to death earlier but only switched onto FPL late and watched the last 10 mins while cooking. Mitchell...

    Not on the bench tonight because....?

    I guess his time is up anyway. PVA Palace's only real attacking threat.

    1. Free Hat
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      They would be better of putting pva up front and benteke at lb.

      1. Paul Psychic Octopus
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 1 day ago

        'lb' = left behind (the goal) I trust. Or just left behind, for away games.

  26. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Well tonight will probably sum up my game week, same crap as usual

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 1 day ago

      I'm just playing out of habit at the moment. This game is 100% luck and it took me a while to realise and accept that after gloating about my multiple top 10k finishes.

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 1 day ago

      Admittedly it’s been a rather predictable start, though things are starting to normalise, I think this week will be a turning point for many.
      Probably to detriment of my start!

  27. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 1 day ago

    Wilson is a good fit for a defensive counter attacking team.

  28. FPLMACKEM
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 1 day ago

    I knew I should have started Lewis ahead of Chilwell/Coufal. Hindsight!