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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. Olson
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    No mention of Bogle above. Full back role, £4.3m, one appearance one goal this season

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Wolves? 3.9 no?

      1. Olson
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        You're thinking of burr

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

      Sheffield United's second top scorer too!

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      You forgot the part where he plays for Sheffield

      1. Olson
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Worth keeping an eye on. SHU squad treads a line between total system failure and being solid and effecient. Worth keeping an eye on at that price and role

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 26 days ago

          He’s only played 30 minutes in the league this season mate

          1. Olson
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            What's the problem with keeping an eye out on whether a 4.3 has a good game?

    4. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Sorry that is Buur

  2. mookie
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    58 points with double Sheffield defense. Will I still be above 50 after the game?

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Why would you have that.

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

        Low TV

    2. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Aren't Sheffield defender over-priced? Surely there are better options in the same range, if not cheaper. Which 2 do you have?

  3. Rolls-Royce
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Mitchell better match or better Coufal points....

  4. turd ferguson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Cup rival has Creswell and Soucek 1st and 2nd subs. Yeehaw

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

      Don't count on them staying there - Covid face, rotation.

  5. HuthTheMagicDragon
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Kane and Burke out
    KDB and Brewster in

    Good plan?

    Martinez 4.0
    Taylor Zouma James Dallas Balbuena
    Salah Fernandes Grealish Son
    DCL Bamford

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

      Don't bench KDB 🙂

  6. A girl has no name
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Guys. suggest...
    If I have 5 starters - Bruno, Son, Saka, Wood, Saiss next week
    Surely FH?
    Had planned for BB 19

    1. The Overthinker
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Yes .

    2. Podge
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Of course

      1. A girl has no name
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Thank you! 🙂

    3. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      2 tansfers 1 hit and you will end up with 85% of the points.

      1. A girl has no name
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        But BB19 plan goes haywire then...

    4. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Obviously FH

      1. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Not obviously. Could be better to save it for other dgw's imo.

  7. yalala
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Mitchell mega haul

  8. Podge
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    I hate Spurs
    Do nothing when I own them

    1. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Makes sense with stats not to own them! Mind you, Spurs must have loved Leeds style of play

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

    This is the perfect game for Zaha. To do absolutely nothing.

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

      That's the hope.

  10. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Can PVA get his place back in GW18?

    1. Would Ed Woodward
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Maybe if they lose this and Mitchell has a bad game.

  11. Lignja
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    How is this looking? 2ft 0.4m itb

    McCarthy
    Chilwell, Coufal, Holding, Michell, Philips
    Salah, Son, Kdb, Grealish, Jones
    Bamford, Dcl, Kane

    Gw18 Salah to Bruno
    Gw19 Kane, Dcl, Jones to Salah, Abraham, Brewster -4

  12. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Son to KDB in GW18 or 19, still viable?

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

      If Son blanks.

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Blanks= no goal in 18?

        Or no fixture? 🙂

  13. yalala
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    What was everyone's best captain pick ever?

    1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Fellaini

    2. Africa United
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Suarez

    3. Free Hat
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Salah vs watford and Aguero vs Newcastle.

    4. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      I think I had Salah (c) vs Watford, which broke the record for the most points in a single match. Aguero (TC) for 60 was great as well.

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

        Same for me, everyone had him though because of blank gw. A few captained Firmino

    5. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Not the 'biggest' captain score but captaining a lowly owned Walcott for his final day hattrick a few years back was delightful

    6. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Salah 29 points vs Watford in 17/18

    7. JBG
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Sanchez that one DGW.

      1. Olson
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Yeah wasn't that about 70 odd

    8. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Kun when he scored 5 goals (25 points x 2)

    9. Olson
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Austin in that double was pretty high. Fairly sure I remember getting about 45-50 for Sanchez and Suerez also

    10. Arctic monkeys
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Aguero Vs Newcastle
      Walcott Vs Newcastle
      Salah Vs Watford

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

      Not in terms of highest ever points but in terms of that it was a big differential for me. When Ole first came and Pogba went on a crazy scoring run i got him in early and captained him to go first in my minileague.

    12. djman102
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      TC Sanchez in a DGW. That was the year a lot held the chip and used it on Andy Carroll!

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

        Carroll TC here wtf was I thinking.

    13. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Duffy TC

    14. Shifty
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Walcott in a 7-3 win vs Newcastle

      Hattrick and 2 assists iirc. Or the reverse. It was magnificent. Plus was a somewhat differential cap choice too.

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

        Wow

    15. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      KDB(19)

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

      I think Rooney had an insane double gameweek years ago. Everyone had him captained though.

      1. djman102
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Thought of that one as well; I think he got 32 points!

    17. King Kohli
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Lampard 4 goal haul vs Derby

    18. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Berbatov 5 goala

    19. yalala
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Mines was RVP's hat trick away...at Chelsea

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

      Charlie Austin

    21. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Probably Sanchez (arsenal) when he had double gameweeks. But a lot had him. One I was most proud of was captaining Ivanovic (Chelsea) in a double gameweek. He definitely scored in one and got at least one clean sheet maybe two.

      1. Legendary!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Damn. Nice one. I remember that GW. Only in my team didn’t have the ⚽️ to cap

    22. HashAttack
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Džeko's 4 goals - was my VC but my captain didn't play

    23. Amey
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Salah vs Watford

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

    After deleting my team and restoring i got fabianski and pope in on wildcard. I was 96% certain pope wouldn't play this gw and because i wanna bench boost in 19 i got them both. But just my luck that fabianski got injured in warmup. And now i have a useless 10.5m and down to 10 players.

    1. A girl has no name
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Rough man

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

        Thanku. I just needed to vent a little

    2. Africa United
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Should've gone for Sanchez 4.4 second keeper but understand you had to splash the cash ... Bad luck that

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

        I wanted someone who played 18 and double in 19. It was between him and Martinez. Should have just gone with Marty.

        1. Africa United
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          But two great options for the double at least think you'll come good

  15. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Any chance of Sheffield scoring a goal?

  16. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Can get this team for free in 19....worth saving the FH

    Martinez
    Mitchell Dias
    Kdb sterling son Bruno
    Brewster Wilson

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Yes def save

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Cheers mate

    2. Colonel Shoe 肝池
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      deffo save

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Cheers

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

      You mean for 18?

      I'd likely save the FH with that.

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Thanks, yes sorry meant 18!

  17. Free Hat
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Had a gw16 score of 56.

    But does your rank has to be below 1mil to qualify for the cup?

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

      GW rank only.

      1. Free Hat
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Cant seem to find opponent or match up for cup...

        1. G-Whizz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Click on the 11 (which is your opponent's team name) in your Cup section...

          https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/6538/history

          1. Free Hat
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Thx for the help!

  18. fedolefan
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Duffy (TC) when everyone did so in a DGW.

  19. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Zaha blank please, unless it is a Mitchell assist....

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

      Want both of them to blank plus the cards

    2. Colonel Shoe 肝池
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      just zaha blank full stop

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

      No thanks, we want Zaha goals

  20. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Have their been any more soundings today of the players City will be without tomorrow folks??

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Ederson, Jesus, Torres, Walker

      1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Thankyou mate!! So that means there’s atleast one more unnamed!!! Exiting haha

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Cancelo

    2. The Overthinker
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Jesus walker ederson . I am sure of these 3

      On city forum, other 2 mentioned are fernandinho and cancelo

      1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Ah okay mate thankyou, have Coufal to come on if Stones turns out to be one of them

        1. Animo et Fide
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Don't think it's Cancelo, he's been pictures arriving at training and the city correspondent for the athletic seems positive it's not him

    3. djman102
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Would Doyle be considered one of the five, or do you think Pep was referring to first-teamers?

      https://www.si.com/soccer/manchestercity/.amp/news/breaking-man-city-midfielder-appears-to-confirm-covid-19-isolation

  21. The Overthinker
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    We expecting Mitchell to do a Robbo?

    1. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Hopefully not, I sold in preparation for DGW19...

  22. Viper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    I think I'm going to go against my own advice and hit the free hit button now. It always spooks me when I land on the perfect team with 0.0m in the bank

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Fingers crossed for no COVID cancellations

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

      What's your perfect team?

      Fwiw, less likely to free hit than free hit.

      1. fedolefan
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Find out at patreon.com/viper

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

          🙂

      2. Viper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Leno

        Dias Maguire Tierney

        KDB Son Bruno El Ghazi Saka

        Kane Aguero

  23. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Benteke Assist hahaha

    1. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Not given.

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        FPL assist - FPL have awarded an assist to Christian Benteke

  24. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Can get this team for free for 18. Was planning to free hit but maybe not worth it now? Only really missing Kane?

    Martinez
    Mitchell, Dias
    KDB, Son, Fernandes, Grealish, Bissouma
    DCL

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

    Get in!

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Settle down you’re on the bench.

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

        🙂

      2. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        😆

  26. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    When is Chris Wilders time at Blades over?

    1. G-Whizz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Never?

  27. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Jeffery Schlupped that up

  28. Evasivo
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    If I make a few transfers now, will they still be there in GW19 after I FH18?

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      You wish

      1. Evasivo
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        I made s boo boo and thought there was 1 more gw before the bgw

  29. drughi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Think i will keep son as my only sgw player in 19. Sheffield are really bad

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      I will keep Dier, Kane and Son.

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Son doesn’t suit deep lying defences

  30. Cruyff Turn
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Why tf do I still own Ramsdale

    1. Viper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      You're basically playing with 10 every week. Just get him out evennif it's a hit