Dugout Discussion

Kane aiming to extend eight-game run without a blank as Rodon starts in defence

Perhaps the most eagerly anticipated fixture of the weekend sees Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur clash at Stamford Bridge.

Kick-off in west London is at 16:30 GMT.

There are no real surprises in terms of team news, with both managers making just one change apiece from the sides they sent out in Gameweek 9.

Frank Lampard’s sole alteration was widely anticipated, with Thiago Silva (£5.5m) replacing Antonio Rudiger (£4.5m) at the heart of the Blues’ defence.

The fit-again Christian Pulisic (£8.2m) is back among the substitutes, alongside Kai Havertz (£8.3m).

Jose Mourinho’s only tweak to his line-up was an enforced one and also comes at centre-half, with Toby Alderweireld (£5.4m) ruled out with a groin problem.

Premier League rookie Joe Rodon (£5.0m) gets the nod over Davinson Sanchez (£5.3m) to partner Eric Dier (£4.9m).

There is plenty of interest in this one from a Fantasy Premier League perspective, with Harry Kane (£10.9m) and Son Heung-min (£9.5m) the second and third most-owned players in the game.

Five of Chelsea’s starting XI, including three of their back four, also boast double-digit ownerships, with Ben Chilwell (£6.1m) the most popular option among that quintet.

Kane was, in fact, the most-sold forward of Gameweek 10, with just over 200,000 Fantasy managers offloading the England international despite his impressive run of form: not since the opening weekend has the Spurs striker blanked.

Chelsea XI: Mendy, James, Zouma, Thiago Silva, Chilwell, Kante, Kovacic, Mount, Ziyech, Abraham, Werner.

Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris, Aurier, Rodon, Dier, Reguilon, Hojbjerg, Sissoko, Ndombele, Bergwijn, Son, Kane.


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1,707 Comments Post a Comment
  1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 7 days ago

    Kane needs to punish sellers

  2. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 7 days ago

    Come on SON

  3. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 7 days ago

    Punish the sellers Harry.

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Punish the keepers

  4. ClassiX
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 7 days ago

    So far, the Podence to Jota, and avoiding Bruno to KDB/Salah this week for a -4 has worked out.

  5. sully29
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 7 days ago

    I see people asking how you can sell Bruno for Salah, just as people were asking how you could sell Son for Salah last week. De Bruyne in that mix too. And then all the more expensive strikers eating up your budget too.

    The reality is that you can't own everyone, so you make your choice based on *something*. And the obvious factor is captaincy. If they're all good options, the ones you will actually captain are more valuable to you.

    Look at the fixtures, decide who the best captain picks are over the coming weeks, prioritise them. If the player you don't own scores, so be it.

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      This

    2. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Ah a rational thinker. A rare breed.

    3. Vazza
        3 months, 7 days ago

        THIS!!

      • F4L
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Another way to look at it is game time. Kane/Son/Bruno will no doubt get more minutes in the upcoming period than Salah/KDB.

        1. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          But salah and KDB will get more points

          1. F4L
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            I wouldn't be so sure, but each to their own.

            1. TheDragon
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              I’m going to have salah, KDB and one of Fernandes or son - can’t have them all

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Salah Bruno and one of Son and KDB here

              2. F4L
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                cool, I'm staying with Son, Kane and Bruno and then putting some money defence. It's a great FPL season with so many options.

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Very well said, a breath of fresh air!

      • Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 7 days ago

        That's not how it works on FFS. If you don't moan and label everyone "casuals" you're not doing it right 😉

      • Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Very well said

      • ClassiX
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Ban! Can't have a rational, unemotional poster befouling this forum and ruining it for the rest of us...

    4. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Let's go Ziyech!!!

      1. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        This!

    5. SH
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Bruno Fernandes in the Premier League since his debut:

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        29434309 penalties
        0 open-play goals

        1. SH
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Still salty from selling him?

          1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Haha no, I mean that wasn't meant to be serious with him scoring from open play today, no salt at all I took the L already 😛

            1. SH
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Cheers!

        2. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I enjoyed his 10 points from penalties today

        3. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Soooo salty

        4. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Bruno Fernandes has scored 4 non-penalty goals in the Premier League this season, no midfielder has more.

          The penalty merchant is at it again.

          1. _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Son?

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

      Kane and Son to punish owners....

      1. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Haha fresh perspective

    7. F4L
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Time for some Kane and Son magic

      1. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        This please

    8. SH
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 7 days ago

      Bruno Fernandes in the Premier League since his debut:

      15 goals [=1st with Salah]
      10 assists [=1st with De Bruyne]

      1. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        I'd go as far as to say he's underrated on here, absolute quality

        1. SH
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Let him be! Eyeing up a move to have all three of them

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 7 days ago

        but but... he's overperforming

      3. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that united get most penalties :p

    9. Vazza
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Come on Kane and Son!!!! Need a monster haul from you guys!!!!

      • KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Need a Kane haul but Son blank, unlikely right?

        1. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I need the opposite so highly likely you get what you want

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Haha

      • Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Both managers would love a 0-0 here... no sofa needed for me today

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          If we say it enough it might happen!

      • Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Lets see if the casuals get punished finally

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Who are the casuals today Brosstan?

        2. Pino
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Who are the casuals, those who have Son and Kane, or those without?

        3. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I kept it open on purpose. This way I can lament about casuals regardless of the outcome of the game.

      • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Chilwell CS and Ziyech G please!

        1. Bobby Digital
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Zouma and Ziyech goals!

        2. seewhyaxe
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          I'd take that.

        3. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Yes yes yes!

        4. ClassiX
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          From your lips to some imaginary anthropomorphic omnipotent-but-cruel deity's ears...

      • Gandalf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Chelsea clean sheet incoming to punish all the Kane and Son keepers

      • Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        I still have Son & Kane

        Hope they both haul big time.

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          So do I, apologies in advance

      • TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 7 days ago

        Chilwell & Son hattricks incoming

        1. DandyDon
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          My two so I’d take that

      • leeboy104
          3 months, 7 days ago

          2 FT 0 ITB

          Martinez (Forster)

          Chilwell Cancelo Coufal KWP Kilman
          Grealish Ziyech KDB Bruno (Riedewald)
          DCL Bamford Vardy

          Early thoughts are I need some Liverpool coverage in there, perhaps Jota as I can't see an easy way to get Salah in there. Don't want to lose a FT, any advice? Thanks.

        • Dr. Ante Pavlovic
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Bruno not in baps wtf?

          1. TheDragon
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Upsetting isn’t it

            1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              How the fck did Bednarek get in front of him with a goal and no cs and Bruno got a goal and assist

              1. TheDragon
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                He missed a few good chances 🙁

                Could’ve easily been a 20 pointer

              2. DandyDon
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                He was on -2 bps at HT. had a bit of a shocking first half for him.

              3. Gandalf
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Lots of shots off target part of the reason

        • Hryszko
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Werner & Grealish > Bruno & Wilson for free? Yay or nay

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Not today.

        • DAZZ
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Looking forward to this one.

        • Dr. Ante Pavlovic
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          Rogon vs Werner lol hattrick incoming

        • el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 7 days ago

          1-1 with Chilwell own goal and rebound from Kante would be beautiful.

        • Vazza
            3 months, 7 days ago

            Bruno and Salah Hokey Cokey is on !!!

            1. TheDragon
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Salah getting Covid and thus making me get Fernandes is about +30 points so far 🙂

              1. Vazza
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  Same!!

            2. Davros
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              I have ended up with 4 players in this match... chilwell, zouma, ziyech, Kane...
              Don’t know what I want. Will probably get 8 pts!

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Didn't you buy Sterling this GW?

              2. DandyDon
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Is he in your team though?

              3. Pukki Blinders
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 7 days ago

                Ole will throw him back on the bench for his beloved Martial next week

            3. THFC4LIFE
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Own 2 Chelsea defenders and 2 spurs attackers, 4-3 spurs with defender goals please

            4. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 7 days ago

              Will be interesting to see how Joe Rodon plays

            5. Vazza
                3 months, 7 days ago

                I feel gutted not captaining Bruno ahead of Vardy. 🙁

                1. UNDERWORLD7
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 7 days ago

                  Leicester play on Monday tomorrow, you do know that?

                  1. Vazza
                      3 months, 7 days ago

                      Yes, let’s see what happens!

                      1. UNDERWORLD7
                        • 9 Years
                        3 months, 7 days ago

                        Vardy 5 goals