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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. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Kane passing reminds me of Rooney

    1. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Rooney started playing that deep in the end of his Man Utd career.

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        well Kane is 28 too

        1. Neves say Neves
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          27*

  2. LickymyUmtitis69
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Tammy almost as good as Darius Vassell

    • Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Chilwell faster than Son. Me surprised

      1. Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Chilwell is deceptively fast.

        He seems to glide across the pitch.

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Surprise surprise, a world class player like Kante has adapted to playing lone CDM very impressively and is bossing it.

      1. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 27 days ago

        He's absolutely bossing it under the radar this game. Its just his positioning, he's just hovering when son or bergywn get the ball, sometimes pressing them but always preventing any further penetration.

      2. ...al
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        His best spot. He's a monster and currently the best in the world at that role imo

    • Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Well this has been boring

    • The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Vardy not going to score today, is he?

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        No because that’s tomorrow

      2. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Not today, no.

      3. ivantys
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Yeah, he'll score tomorrow

        • THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Zero chance

        • g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Lol

        • TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Plays tomorrow.

        • Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Nope maybe tomorrow

        • Says
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I can promise you he won't

        • Pariße
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Def has like 20 already from the training.

        • Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I can bet you 1,000 pounds that he will definitely not score today.

          1. Utopsis
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Careful - probably sticking them top bins in his back garden

        • Plant Based Footballer
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Maybe the tabloids will have something on him.

        • gonzalocampos
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          The hat trick is tomorrow

        • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          100% won’t, but will tomorrow!

      4. Says
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Joe Rodon shoudld start a podcast, he'd get a few 100k subscribers by accident.

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          ???

          1. Plant Based Footballer
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Sounds like Joe Rogan.

            1. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              is Joe Rogan famous or something ?

              1. Lindelol
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Comedian

        2. JOELIO8701
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Lol literally been thinking this every time his name is mentioned

      5. The Neville Wears Prada
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Looking at James hair makes me want spaghetti

        1. Pariße
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          care to take this info to the poll on the previous page?

        2. FPL_Motty
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 27 days ago

          LOL

      6. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Boring game

        1. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          yes United game much better

        2. JJO
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Special one

          1. JBG
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Vs Fat One

      7. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Chilwell only 3 assist last season

        I thought it would be more than that

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Injured for most of it

        2. Hawk
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Was injured for a long spell.

        3. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          ok i see

        4. Zilla
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          That was what stopped me from getting him

      8. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Article picture was a sign that Kane was in fly catcher mode. 😕

        1. Pep bites Kun
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I'd be concerned myself if I wasn't paying images rights and didn't have the consent of a party for using a picture with a headline that makes it sound like a direct quote.

      9. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 27 days ago

        This hasn't been boring imo. Enjoyable in the way a chess match is enjoyable, finely poised and tactical.

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I don't understand tactics enough to enjoy this.

          1. Utopsis
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Lol this

          2. Amey
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Try reading comments here more 😆
            Very informative

        2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I’m not sitting around on a Sunday drooling over tactics though

          This is boring as hell

          1. The Train Driver
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            The amount of your posts I'm surprised you even watch the games...

            1. The Neville Wears Prada
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              He doesnt

        3. Pariße
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          I saw the kits and said “ah”.
          I think they’d both take a draw.

        4. JJO
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Yeah exactly why chess is watched by biilions and football by few enthusiasts

        5. Giggs Boson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Yeah, I like how Mount has started to stay deep on the left to allow Chilwell to get forwards more.

          Interchangeable balance.

        6. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          yes not boring - infact very boring

      10. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Ziyech totally useless with his right foot?

        1. FPL_Motty
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Yeah reminds me of mahrez, so obvious he won't go right

      11. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Very Boring

      12. The Neville Wears Prada
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        I had 500 pounds burning in my pocket. Put it on the game ending 0-0

        1. _Ninja_
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          won't end 0-0. spurs will score 2nd half.

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Can’t see it happening so far

          2. The Neville Wears Prada
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Based off?

            1. _Ninja_
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Mourinho 1-0 masterclass

        2. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          What odds did you get?

          1. The Neville Wears Prada
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            250. So 1750 pay out

        3. Pep bites Kun
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Odds?

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            7/1?

            1. Pep bites Kun
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Nice - hope it comes in

        4. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Hope it comes in for you!

        5. JOELIO8701
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Fair play to you if you have - solid bet. Hope you win

      13. gooberman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Ziyech looking no threat whatsoever. Will be moving him on I think.

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Doesn’t look good at all

        2. Pariße
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          He hauled this season but the stats aren’t there either, he doesnt shoot or create enough for now.

      14. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Ziyech doesn’t look half as attacking anymore

      15. DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        My god, Spurs are dull. Bus well and truly parked.

      16. ivantys
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Mourinho succeeds in boring viewers again

        • Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          This game needs Giroud and Pulisic

          1. ivantys
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Always felt Giroud is better than Tammy.

            • seanie3
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              chelsea need to stop playing through the middle and just play wide and get those crosses in... reece james, chilwell and werner keep coming inside which suits spurs and any jose team who soak that up all day long..

              1. Utopsis
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                James and Ziyech must have tried at least 10 crosses between them, what game you watching?

                1. seanie3
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  same one as you if your watching chelsea v spurs, need to do more of it as too much coming inside and playing through the middle..

                  1. Utopsis
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    I think you'd want a good variety of attacking play between wide and central play - I personally think the balance is fine atm. Can't just cross all the time, we're not Burnley

          2. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Ziyech throughball -> Werner in behind will probably be a common theme vs Leeds next week. Just saying!

          3. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            HT zzzzz

          4. Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Kept Kane and Son, 0-0 confirmed

            1. Joey Tribbiani
                1 month, 27 days ago

                yup

              • Old Man
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Sold both - so they'll both collect in the second half. I wonder who will be right.

              • DA Minnion
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Got rid of Son, kept Kane so son will score.

            2. Joey Tribbiani
                1 month, 27 days ago

                there is no way spurs score...

                1. DA Minnion
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Son on the counter attack.

                2. Iceball
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Hope you are right, Chilwell Zouma double up here.

              • el polako
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                If this is dull, don't even dare to think what Arsenal - Wolves will be like...

                1. TomSaints
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  0-0 60th min then Jiminez goal

                2. Qaiss
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  With the way this season is going, it’ll probably be an entertaining game.

                3. Pariße
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  None of them create at all. Let’s see the line-ups, if Arsenal shows up with 3 at the back it’s done.

              • TomSaints
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Loving this as I only own Chillwell

              • Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                This game hasn't been boring at all.

                Tactically really good from both teams.

                Abraham has been quite good today.

                1. tafrère
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Yep, enjoyed it. Now I'll enjoy it more with a Kane and Son brace.

              • DA Minnion
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Chilwell isn't actually that good .

                1. FPL_Motty
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  What?

                2. KAALI_DAAL
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    False.

                  • g40steve
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Specsavers visit booking needed.

                3. Steve The Spud
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  selling kane a good move so far just looking forward to his 2nd Half brace and then vardy blank tomorrow

                  1. FPL_Motty
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Nah keep the belief. Right decision, even if Kane gets a goal its doubtful he will get 2 or more. Thats why I got vardy, believe he has a good chance to score more than 1

                4. gonzalocampos
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  I need a 0-0 (James 3 bonus / Chilwell 2 bonus / Son)