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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. CRO KLOPP
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Yes, Mitchell!!!!! FT

    1. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Deserves top post

  2. Meinhoff
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Mitchell GOAT

  3. Mweene
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Zaha blank

  4. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Lewis to Mitchell paid off immediately

  5. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Finally Full Time. Ref acting the maggot there

  6. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 26 days ago

    MITCHELLLLLLLL

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Congrats! I played him to, Coufal 1st bench

  7. pundit of punts
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Thank you Mitchell 😀

    71 points with 3 to play.

    Wohooo...

  8. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    62 pts with Salah, Mane and Stones left. Is that a green?

    1. Pépé Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Yup. Recommend this site: https://www.livefpl.net/rank

  9. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Now i want PSG to win the champions league. Let's go Poch. U can do it. Win ligue 1 toooo! U deserve it!

  10. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Great result, this was the kind of banana skin game we would of f'up. Eze man of the match as well.

    1. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      well played

  11. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Mitchell the hero, 2 last GW as autosub and 6 today.

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      I like ur name

  12. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    ouch. Annoying with Dallas playing over Mitchell

    1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Did you sleep well at least?

  13. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Mitchell 3.9m clean sheet as well. Nice.

  14. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    24 needed from Salah & McCarthy to hit the tonne

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      29 from Salah, KDB and Holding.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Decent

    2. Van der Faart
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      26 from Holding, Dias, Salah and Adams

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Superb show

  15. Lestat
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Podence not in the wolves squad?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      nope

      1. Lestat
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        nice.......Mitchell comes in as autosub

  16. NejiHyuuga01
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Damn you Potter, famous Graham Potter! Can't even field a decent XI without making the front page

  17. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Cant believe this game week. Starts so well but then its just a hidden Bruno (C) fail and every casual pick hauling.

    1. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      You should go to casuals forum not pro

    2. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Bruno got his dive points thanks to Pigba

  18. cigan
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    I've got this lot playing in gw18 + 2 FT. Any advice what to do?
    City and Utd players too expensive and I'm not keen on Burnley attack at all so I guess I should target Villa players? Wish I hadn't sold Grealish on WC in gw16 now

    A) Bamford & Soucek > Watkins & McGinn
    B) Vardy & Soucek > Watkins & Grealish
    B) Vardy & Soucek > Martial & Traore/El Ghazi/Neto
    C) Bamford > Watkins + save?

    Martinez
    Dias Dier Holding Lowton
    Bruno Son Saka
    + (Salah Vardy Robbo Soucek Adams Bamford Johnstone)

  19. Ode
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Soucek, Coufal and Mitchell on the bench

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Who are they coming in for? 😉

    2. Al Moon Yeah
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Will probably outscore your benchboost chip. Should've used it today.

  20. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Decent FH?
    Leno
    Dias Cancelo/Stones AWB
    Sterling (C) Bruno (V) Son Rashford Saka
    Kane Wilson
    Steer Lewis Mitchell Brewster

  21. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Palace CS's with Mitchell playing: 2 in 8
    Palace CS's with no Mitchell: 0 in 9

    Stick with him Roy!

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      He will

  22. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Who is more likely to play in GW18. Ampadu or Lewis. Need to burn a transfer. Planning to transfer in Mitchell.

  23. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Does Sheffield Utd look like they can ever score?
    Newcastle defensive double up on FH?

    1. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Wilders should have quit when they paid $30M for Brewdog - back in September

      “See ya fools”

      He would be coaching Arsenal in January

  24. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Currently 76-0 to me on the cup.

    Think I’m through right?

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      WTF 😆

    2. Al Moon Yeah
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Wow. Probs, depends iff any of his players have played yet.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        He has Aguero (C), Auba and KdB.
        Aurier only player so far but no show

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          They I should say, shouldn’t assume they’re male

    3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      71-2 here!

    4. Party time
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      A dead team

  25. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    McArthur 3
    Tomkins 2
    Ward, Guaita 1

    Both goal scorers and Mitchell zero

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Disgraceful

  26. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Sheffield United are the team that keep on delivering for FPL managers this season 😀

  27. tom_p77
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Mitchell is 3rd on my bench behind:

    1) balbuena (didnt play)
    2) antonio (scored 1)

    I have Cancelo who is rumoured to be out tomorrow - will Mitchell come in if he doesn't play? (I probably don't deserve the points for lack of knowledge....)

    1. cigan
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Yes, because you always need 3 defenders

      1. tom_p77
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Cheers - just wanted to make sure if wouldn't nil off.

    2. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Yes, you have to field at least 3 defenders so since balbuena out, you will get Mitchell in if noshow Cancelo

    3. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Why even have mitchell in your team if you won't play him against the worst attacking team in the league? smh

  28. Vazza
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Would you save your FH if you had this lot after making a few transfers (4pt hit) ahead of the BGW

      Dias Stones Wan-Bissaka
      Son Bruno
      Kane Watkins

    • pundit of punts
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Best Podence replacement for 6.2 m?

      Needs to only play BGW 18.

      Neto? Saka? Someone else?

      1. RECKLESS
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        I like Saka, can advice me below?

    • RECKLESS
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Please help select an option:
      1) Without Freehhit I have 7 playing in gw18 and no hits for BB team gw 19
      2) If Free hit now additional players I can add will be Kdb+Kane+Ars def + Mcity def but take -4 on BB in gw 19

      1. cigan
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        would deffo save free hit