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

    After using my 2FT (Salah+Lamptey>KDB+Dias), I will have the team below for BGW18. Anybody worth a hit to bring in?

    Martinez
    Dias Dier
    KDB Bruno Son Grealish
    Kane Wilson

    Forster KWP Dallas Coufal Bamford Raphinha
    ~1.1 ITB

    I will bring back Salah and not use BB in DGW19 btw.

    1. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Looks fine, maybe a city def for KWP if you can afford.

      1. Runaway
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        I can bring Stones only but then I have to bench Dallas in DGW19.

  2. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Of course my cup opponent has Alderweireld 🙄

    1. Pukkipartyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Haha who even has him 😀

    2. I Must Break You
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      I hate when that happens

    3. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Mine TC'd Bruno.

    4. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Oh, and Bruno and Soucek

      I’m out

    5. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Did he get him this week? If yes, that's a shrewd move.

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

    FH this lot? (-4)

    Martinez
    Dias Holding Mitchell
    Bruno Son Grealish KDB
    DCL Brewster

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      What would be the difference outside 4 points?

      1. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Mitchell off. I have Dunne atm and want to get rid.

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 10 days ago

          Hardly worth a chip.
          Would you change forwards, defenders etc?
          Guessing the mids wouldn't change much.

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

      I would not

    3. Pépé Pig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Tbf that looks fine not to FH

    4. antis0cial
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      No need to fh that

  4. S.Kuqi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Best differentials for next 5 gws?

    Sterling, Rashford and ManU defence. Anything else worth considering?

    1. Breezyy
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Auba

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Lol

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

      I’m biased, but I like martial. Low ownership and if united click he could explode.

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Could option but will share gametime with Cavani

        1. Breezyy
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 10 days ago

          He won’t. He will start and he’s right he could bang he always does well vs Burnley

      2. HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Martial will have to play cups now
        Cavani back for the next GW to ruin plans

        1. Breezyy
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 10 days ago

          He won’t he probably will be City but Greenwood/Ighalo will play ST vs Watford

  5. Pépé Pig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Anyone thinking of getting Sterling instead of KdB for the DGW? Just not sure if he's as likely to play both...

    1. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Definitely a bold choice

    2. Olson
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Thinking about both even though they are bilge so far this year

  6. MessiGOAT
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Salah >> Kdb/sterl this week 18 and then Kane/Son to Bam/Salah for -4 ?
    Or
    Save transfer and do Kane /Son to Kdb/ Bamford. For free In gwk19 ?

    Meslier
    Cancelo. Diaz. Mitchel. Holding
    Bruno. Grealesh. Son SmithRowe
    Kane. Watkins.
    ///Salah Antonio Ogbonna

    Thanks

  7. Dele
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Free hit draft, thoughts?

    Leno
    Dias, Cancelo, Maguire
    Grealish, Bruno, Son, KDB
    Kane, DCL, Wilson

    Macey, Kilman, Mitchell, Smith Rowe

  8. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Cup victory basically coming down to mahrez as my rival has him with souceck first on bench! Hopefully he gets a 1 pointer

    1. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Now pep has read that he won't bring him on even for a cameo.

  9. antis0cial
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    Can I get away with not using fh 18? Could do Salah to KDB then get Salah back for -4 over son for dgw?

    Martinez
    Dias Mitchell*
    Bruno Son Grealish KDB?
    Kane DCL

  10. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 10 days ago

    My cup opponent is still on zero points but has Aguero (C), KdB and Auba :O

    1. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      How did he qualified is the real question

      1. ivantys
          3 months, 10 days ago

          VC doing his job well.

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Yup, Nick Pope his vice and Trent/Robbo saved them

      2. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        AGuero 5 goals incoming.

    2. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 10 days ago

      Would it be too much to ask for a Mitchell assist and Zaha goal?

      1. ivantys
          3 months, 10 days ago

          I'm happy with a CS, so HOLD!

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Anyone going to play Son or Kane (shu) or even both DGW19?

        1. KDB4PREZ
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 10 days ago

          Playing son just can’t let him go

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

        ffs what the hell made me play Holding, TAA and Justin over Mitchell and Cresswell?

        1. CRO KLOPP
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 10 days ago

          Common sense

          1. Muchentuchel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            not so sure about this ... 🙁

        2. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 10 days ago

          Fixture, pedigree and attacking potential.

      4. MessiGOAT
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Benteke grab a goal match Kane points !!

      5. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Thoughts on whether this is worth a FH

        FH Team - Cancelo, Maguire, Kane, Neto
        Current Team - Mitchell, Grealish, Brewster(-4)

      6. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Mitchell nowhere to be seen in the BPS what the hell

      7. MessiGOAT
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        World Class goal from EZEeeeeeeeeeeeeee

        1. MessiGOAT
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 10 days ago

          Maradona style 😛

      8. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 10 days ago

        Eze G

      9. ivantys
          3 months, 10 days ago

          lol who passed to Eze?

        • h3nh3n
            3 months, 10 days ago

            what teams are people playing for FH GW18?

            I'm probably going with:

            Darlow
            Dias Stones Wan-bissaka Fernandez (Douglas)
            Grealish KDB Bruno Son (burke)
            Martial Kane (Brewster)

            feedback please!

          • TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Any chance Mitchell passed that to Eze? 😀

          • Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Omfg eze

          • Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Ezzzzzzzzzzzzzeeee

          • Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            mitchellll assis???

            1. Silecro
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 10 days ago

              Mcarthur

            2. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 10 days ago

              No

            3. Sun Jihai
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 10 days ago

              Goal - EZE
              Assist - MCARTHUR

              Crystal Palace 2-0 Sheff Utd (45+6 mins)

              #CRYSHU #FPL

          • Fit of Pique
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            How did Palace and Mitchell look in the 1st half?

          • KDB4PREZ
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 10 days ago

            *Bottomed
            Does this team look good enuff for the DGW (TC) barring injuries. All players have double apart from sonny and good quality imo.

            Mcc
            Robo Diaz Coufal Dallas
            Mo KDB(TC) Bruno Son Grealish
            Bamford

          • Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Read somewhere that Ramsdale got most saves from all PL keepers in 2020. Surprised as he never seems to save anything

          • Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Wow what a goal

          • Original Pirate Material
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Was it Mitchell or Kouyate that passed to him!?

          • g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 10 days ago

            Can I get away without playing FH, don’t think so?

            Martínez
            Stones
            Grealish, Bruno, Son
            Kane, Watkins

            1. Original Pirate Material
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 10 days ago

              Yes, main players