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£3.9m defender Mitchell keeps van Aanholt on Palace bench for Gameweek 17

Budget Fantasy Premier League defender Tyrick Mitchell (£3.9m) could be a viable asset once more as he starts against Sheffield United this afternoon.

The left-back lost his place to Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) in Gameweek 7 and went nine league matches without registering a single minute before deputising during the Christmas crush of fixtures.

However, Mitchell is making his second successive start in Gameweek 17, suggesting his return to the side was not entirely a result of Roy Hodgson’s festive rotation.

Should the player impress today, he is likely to become a popular asset in the Fantasy community once more considering his price.

James Tomkins (£4.5m) made his first start of the campaign during the Gameweek 16 draw with Leicester and is back for the second time of asking too.

Hodgson has paired him with Cheikhou Kouyaté (£5.0m) at centre-back while Joel Ward (£ returns at right-back, making his third start in five.

Eberechi Eze (£5.8m) joins van Aanholt on the bench as Jeffrey Schlupp (£5.4m) and Andros Townsend (£5.7m) staff the flanks of midfield either side of Wilfried Zaha (£7.4m) and Christian Benteke (£5.5m).

Interest in Sheffield United players remains extremely low, Rhian Brewster (£4.5m) the most popular at 6.8% ownership.

However, as we have become accustomed too, the former Liverpool man is on the bench today while Oliver Burke (£4.4m) is absent from the matchday squad.

That means the most-fashionable starters for the Blades today are John Egan (£4.7m) and Aaron Ramsdale (£4.7m), selected by just 2.2% and 2.0% respectively.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Mitchell, Tomkins, Kouyaté, J Ward; Schlupp, McArthur, Milivojevic, A Townsend; Zaha, Benteke.

Sheffield Utd XI: Ramsdale; Stevens, Egan, Basham; Osborn, Fleck, Norwood, Ampadu, Bogle; Mousset, McGoldrick.

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1,391 Comments Post a Comment
  1. C_G
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    need Holding to get a cleanie too!!

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      This so much but not happening

    2. Deulofail
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Even as an Arsenal fan, I'll be gutted to miss out on another cleanie since I own Gabriel and sold Bellerin before the cleanie last GW.

    3. ivantys
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Bellerin A and CS pls.

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Yes please!

    4. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Yuk, so many jammy bench points this week. None for me as usual,

      Martinez
      Dallas Coufal Holding
      Salah KDB Bruno Son Grealish
      DCL Bamford
      Johnstone KWP Taylor Brewster

      1. ivantys
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Your bench doesn't even have points

          1. Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Haha nope

        • S.Kuqi
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          I feel you. You should probably have more dodgy picks in your starting 11 and strong bench

        • TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Power 5 + Bamford + Martinez + 8 fodder

      2. EmreCan Hustle
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        How did Sheffield United become this bad? Surely can't be all Ramsdale's fault?

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          I was wondering this

        2. CRO KLOPP
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Lundstram sindrom

        3. BenDavies
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          You'd be surprised at how much confidence a team gets from a solid goalkeeper. Feel like the Sheffield defence don't trust Ramsdale at all.

        4. ivantys
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Strikers who can't score

          • Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Jack O'Connell injury the biggest one - last season weakish going forwards but rock solid in defence

            More impacted by fans than other teams I think

            Mousset injury and Lundstram contract situation (both were involved in a high % of goals last season)

            Poor recruitment over summer (Ramsdale, Brewster etc.)

          • Jellyfish
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Didn’t strengthen in key areas during pre season and difficult fixtures at the start of the season killed them

        5. BenDavies
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          With Kilman benched, just need Neto (16% TSB) to keep quiet and our rank won't hurt much from this game. Brighton/Wolves players very low owned.

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 9 days ago

            How did Neto become that highly owned wtf

            1. BenDavies
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              I know, very surprising. I think when he was at 5.5m lots of people jumped on.

              1. Sanchit
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                "pro pundits" hyped him up

        6. Jellyfish
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          If I use my FT now and play my FH for GW18 will my FT stick, or will it be revoked going in to GW19?

          Feel I should know this given how long I’ve been playing this game, but confused.com

          1. djman102
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Becomes part of the FH, so you lose it

            1. Jellyfish
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              I feared that was the case. Thanks for clarifying

        7. C_G
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Mitchell is closing in on those BAPs

          1. Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Oh FFS

          2. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Argh nawww he's my second sub after Brewster.

          3. Original - Wolves Ay We
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            He hasn't got any

        8. Dog and Fox
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          66 with robbo, holding and salah left, has to be green arrows, right? It's been a long time since last time, so i hope it's approved to boast!

          1. S.Kuqi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Pretty average score here

          2. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Yep, congrats mate

            1. Dog and Fox
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              Thanks 🙂

          3. C_G
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            im 66 with KDB, Salah, Holding and Mendy

          4. Chenku╰☆╮
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            I am 78 with 2 to go. So yeah looking good mate

            1. Dog and Fox
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              Nice, C on Son or Kane?

          5. TyroneGAA
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            44 with kdb Dias cancelo salah Neto left.. who doesn’t play out of that?

            1. Dog and Fox
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              Dias or Cancelao

              1. TyroneGAA
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Aww man

        9. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          No chance Mitchell actually plays next week when I need him is there?

          1. BenDavies
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            He will play. He's been superior to PvA defensively and Palace fans love him. Woy will stick with him.

          2. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Winning team rule

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

              Lol just noticed your name. Love it.

          3. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            Good chance he does with a cleanie here

          4. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            As said last week, Mitchell will keep his place now. Roy really rates him (as do we)

            1. Mr. O'Connell
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              Quick turnaround in games meant I didn't do enough research really. Should have started him regardless as a cameo was always unlikely.

        10. Nimby
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Kilman benched. Hopefully he doesn't come on and I get 'jammy' Coufal points to stun the haters.

          1. ivantys
              3 months, 9 days ago

              He could come on, that Wolves bench is filled with names I never see before.

              1. Nimby
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Yeah wouldn't be surprised but fingers crossed.

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

            Come on Didzy, do your thing!

          3. Zilla
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 9 days ago

            could do with neto somehow not playing

          4. ivantys
              3 months, 9 days ago

              Guaita trying so hard to get booked for time wasting

            • UNDERWORLD7
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              Have a strong feeling Holding is gonna score tonight, I even put a small bet on it.

            • TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              3 - McArthur (28)
              2 - Ward, Tomkins (22)
              0 - Mitchell (20)

              1. Chenku╰☆╮
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Mitchell fail

                1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  3.9m fail 😀

              2. Sun Jihai
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Lol

              3. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                1 goal from Mitchell is a 9 pointer!

              4. Sun Jihai
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Zero points for Eze's wonder goal and McArthur gets 3 for assisting it! 😀

              5. BenDavies
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                0?

              6. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Who gets the 1 BAP then?

                1. djman102
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  If two share 2 there isn't one.

                  1. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    Ah of course

              7. Original Pirate Material
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Still think he got the assist earlier. 🙂

            • barcaa7
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 9 days ago

              Would u keep Son and Kane for DGW19?

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                GW18 isn't over yet.

                1. Chenku╰☆╮
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  I just sold them ☺️

                2. Original - Wolves Ay We
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  In fact it's not even started. 😀

                  1. TorresMagic™
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    Hi brother.

              2. Bobby Digital
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                I am

              3. jimmy.floyd
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Depends on who you want to bring in instead

              4. NateDogsCats
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  I'm planning on Kane to Vardy and Son to KDB looking at Spurs' fixtures long term but I am a bit loathe to rid of Son

              5. CRO KLOPP
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Sub Mitchell off Roy ffs

              6. Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                What to do here for he 18? Do I need to FH?

                Martinez
                Taylor Holding
                KDB Bruno Son Grealish
                DCL Brewster
                Johnstone Bamford Salah KWP Coufal Dallas

                1. TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  Who are you missing that you want?

                  1. Super Saints
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    Kane Rashford Dias etc

              7. Sherif halawa
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 9 days ago

                Nothing worse than getting brewester than getting him an autosub every week

              8. ivantys
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  Ward blocking the Guaita save damn

                • F_Ivanovic
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  Looks like it's going to be a late, late goal then to deny us jammy mitchell owners a CS

                  1. BenDavies
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    this.

                • Van der Faart
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  Can someone please clarify for me as I always forget how exactly EO works, Salahs EO for my rank is 96%, so any points he scores wont hurt me right?

                  1. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    Correct

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

                    Yes, but it depends at the EO at your current ranking.

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

                    If you have him, yep. His points are pretty much irrelevant (and slightly negative if he assists or is assisted by players like Robbo who are well owned)

                  4. Shatner's Bassoon
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    If you have him

                  5. TorresMagic™
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • Has Moderation Rights
                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    Hardly any change.
                    Still need to compare to top 10K/100K ownership as that's your likely goal.

                  6. Van der Faart
                    • 9 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    Thanks all

                • TorresMagic™
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • Has Moderation Rights
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  Blew the whistle ref.

                  1. CRO KLOPP
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    You played him too TM?

                    1. TorresMagic™
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • Has Moderation Rights
                      • 11 Years
                      3 months, 9 days ago

                      Over Coufal.

                      1. CRO KLOPP
                        • 3 Years
                        3 months, 9 days ago

                        Nice,I benched Dallas

                      2. Pad Randa (The OG)
                        • 9 Years
                        3 months, 9 days ago

                        You and me both...

                      3. Old Man
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 9 Years
                        3 months, 9 days ago

                        Me too!

                • Pad Randa (The OG)
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  Thinking of preserving my FH, this good enough for the blank week?

                  Martinez
                  Dias - Mitchell (Robbo, Coufal, Dallas)
                  El Ghazi - Grealish - KdB - Bruno (Raphinha)
                  Kane - Wilson (Bamford)

                  Much will depend, of course, on which City players are out...

                • JOELIO8701
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  Anyone know Che Adams latest? Is he fit to play? Need them Soucek points 😀

                • KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  FT?

                • Party time
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 9 days ago

                  Zaha involved in absolutely nothing

                • ivantys
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    Why is there Fergie time wtf

                    1. KAPTAIN KANE
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 9 days ago

                      For Mitchell to grab a goal and all 3 bonus

                  • United20
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    Who else is FH in DGW19?

                    1. Pad Randa (The OG)
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 9 days ago

                      Thinking about it.

                    2. Flair
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      3 months, 9 days ago

                      Considering it

                  • Tripleburger
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    23 points on the bench so far, can anyone beat that?

                  • Hybrid Theory
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 9 days ago

                    Is Grealish at risk on the 1 game ban with the 4 yellow cards, thought that was wiped after 31 December?

                    1. Party time
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 9 days ago

                      Nice username. Linkin Park fan?

                    2. Van der Faart
                      • 9 Years
                      3 months, 9 days ago

                      Goes to the halfway stage I believe. For villa their 19th game is in GW20, so if hes booked in that he'll be banned for Gw21. Yellows don't carry over from FA Cup