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. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Do something Ziyech 🙁

    1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Subbed for Pulisic?

    2. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      He is, he's handing out the oranges at half-time.

  2. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    So Son to KDB for a hit might have been the right call after all

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Too soon.

      1. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Maybe

    2. FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Dont jinx yourself mate

      1. Stram Dunk
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Too much minions

  3. onceuponatyne
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    When is TAA due back?
    Gotta ditch Digne, and he'd have been first choice if imminently returning (Got Cancelo, Justin, Zouma and Lewis)

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Nobody knows

  4. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Was lowkey confident of a double CS before the match and fairly hopeful now. Lampard has become more pragmatic in big games, ekeing out 0-0s against Sevilla and United with his team becoming the best defense in the league. Jose naturally parks the bus in big games. If both managers decide to accept the 0-0 as an acceptable result that would be ideal.

    1. The Neville Wears Prada
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      You already know they’re texting each other in the changing rooms with a gentleman’s agreement of 0-0

  5. PlumaPiedra
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Ziyech + Robertson to Bruno + Dias (or any defender up to 5.7m) for a -4 worth it or try to ignore Bruno?

  6. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Need Zouma goal in the second half to save my season...

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      As long as Son gets the assist.

    2. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Your season has already died six times, how can you keep getting more chances to save it? 😀

      1. The Neville Wears Prada
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Make a new team every week

      2. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        😛

  7. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Will Spurs score against Arsenal?

    1. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Surely lol

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      You'd score against them.

    3. Chucky
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      yeh pepe og...

    4. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      They will but they won’t haul. We will go there and park the bus.

    5. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Quite comfortably. They won’t sit back

    6. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Bus Vs Bus

    7. Pariße
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      A confusing game to predict. Arsenal is the one parking the bus this season, and Tottenham has Mourinho, but this game is always high scoring and entertaining. So my
      prediction is a red card.

  8. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    @TM you ditching Cancelo immediately?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Not tonight.

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Reckon he's been usurped rather than rested?

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Who knows, Mendy goal didn't help.

  9. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 23 days ago

    Neville getting hammerd in the studio 😆

    1. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Gary was never that good going forwards 😆

      Early predictable crosses can be deadly. Ziyech and Robertson are great examples of that.

  10. Right In The Stanchion
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Jimmy Floyd Hasslebaink was a great player. Never won a thing in his career though.

      Just unfortunate I guess.

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Ibrahimovic never won CL.

        1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          I will

      2. Qaiss
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        What do you make of Harry Kane?

    • RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      With possibly Wilson and Bamford up top, what midfield are you targeting? Salah, Son, Bruno, KDB and Jota all then possible

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        I am at Sterling, Son, KDB and will move out Sterling for Salah

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Mega, midfield, have you got Wilson, Bamford & DCL?

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          No, not got this right now. Thinking for my WC in the next few weeks

      3. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Can't really go without one premium forward. Prefer Kane in the position.

      4. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Salah KDB Bruno Son Jota
        DCL Bamford

        Will have this for the Liv v Ful game

        1. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Excellent

      5. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Possible but could be boring template, rightly so 😉

      6. HashAttack
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Likely to stick with 3-4-3 ... There's a lot of forward options instead of 6.8 for Jota

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Kilman should play tonight right?

      1. Brehmeren
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Why wouldn't he?

        1. jam sandwich
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Kilman might get dropped if they go to a back 4

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Lmao, this would be very amusing.

      2. JBG
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Most likely yes.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Thanks both

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Son & Kane have been getting in great positions. We've just been too solid.

      We'll be one of their harder opponents. The likes of Arsenal are going to be far more susceptible to letting them through & they can easily get points.

      1. Pariße
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        No need to diss Arsenal like that, they’ve conceded the same as Chelsea this season.

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Misleading stat considering Chelsea's defensive stats are worlds apart w/ and w/o Kepa.

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          NLD a different animal 😀

      2. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Tbf Arsenal are solid against big teams too

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Cavani train leaving the station looking at rate of rise on stats site?

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Low ownership. Well-known name & the United fanbase is huge.

    • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Even if the game were to end 1-0 with a Ziyech assist he won't get any bonus right?

      1. JJO
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        He was awfull first half,to be honest

    • Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Have double chelsea defence as well as kane and son

      A chelsea cleanie better for me overall right?

      1. Railwayman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Yes.

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Son G Kane A very nice

      3. DA Minnion
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Yes

    • Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Ziyech gtfo of my team... useless plonker

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Who's replacing? Mahrez? Jota?

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          KDB. Also removing Kane for Jesus

    • Railwayman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      How was the first half, anything worth mentioning ?

      1. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Nope, exactly as expected. Both teams not allowing too much space, trying to avoid any mistakes. Half chances only

        1. Railwayman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Thanks.

        2. Pep bites Kun
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Cheers - Much in the way of counter-attack from either?

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Two big busses parked, end to end

      3. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Werner excellent offside goal, Berwijn half chance, otherwise little worth noting.

      4. The Neville Wears Prada
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Some will say tactical masterclass, others will say as fun as dried cat poo

    • andres
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      How do i use my 2FTs wisely, surely ziyech to Jota?

      Mccarthy forster
      Cancelo chillwell coufal targett mitchell
      Kdb bruno grealish ziyech soucek
      Vardy DCL watkins
      1.0, 2FT

    • JBG
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      1-1 with Sissoko and Kante goals would be nice here. With no assists.

      1. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        0-1 Chilwell goal Ziyech assist

        1. Chenku╰☆╮
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Oh wow. I own ziyech finally some points

    • Rolls-Royce
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      This game has Pulisic winner written all over it.

      1. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Would be nice just to see pulisic, exciting player

    • JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 23 days ago

      Ziyech, Grealish and Semedo to Salah, Jota and 3.8(-4) for GW12? Already have 4 playing defenders and gives a midfield of Salah, KDB, Bruno, Son and Jota with a balanced team

      1. FPL_Motty
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Dont lose grealish

        1. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          DCL to a sub 7 mill forward instead?

      2. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Grealish out doesn't sound great.

        1. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 23 days ago

          I have no other option other that DCL to get the funds for the move

      3. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 23 days ago

        Grealish has great fixtures for the rest of 2020

      4. KAALI_DAAL
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Jotaldinho

      5. DonBenzema
          1 month, 23 days ago

          Ziyech -> Jota looking like a no-brainer right now

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Do you need the money?

            1. DonBenzema
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Not really, but have no Liverpool players

          2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Bruno to Salah and DCL to Wilson in GW12?

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 23 days ago

              I'd get Salah another way.

          3. Lazaretti
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            This team is worth of -8 maybe -12 or even -16. Any suggestions 2FT, 2.4 itb

            Martinez - Peacock-....
            Robertson - PVA - Dallas - Lamptey - Kilman
            Salah - J.Rodrigues - Grealish Ziyech - Klich
            Kane - Bamford - Watkins

          4. bso
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Is Kilman now a regular starter?

            1. Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              Rumored to be dropped today from source in Wolves fan forums

            2. Gobigorgohome
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              rumour to be dropped today
              lets see

          5. _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            what a cross by james

          6. Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Pathetic from Fat Frank. Going for 0-0 at home

            1. Gobigorgohome
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              thisss

            2. TimoTime
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 23 days ago

              I mean tammy could have easily connected with either of those crosses....

          7. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Reece James can really cross a ball. What a player he is. 20 years old.

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 23 days ago

              This season's TAA.

            2. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 23 days ago

              3 bonus incoming.

              1. The Train Driver
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 23 days ago

                Not after that card.

          8. Daniel - FH,BB,TC,WC left
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 23 days ago

            Chelsea score towards scoring. Giroud and Pulsiic needed