Dugout Discussion

Welbeck and Podence missing as Brighton host Wolves

Brighton and Wolves are without key attackers as they meet at the Amex Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Danny Welbeck (£5.5m) came into the weekend with a yellow flag for his knee injury and is absent from the matchday squad.

That is now two matches in a row the Brighton forward has missed out on a place in the starting XI; Neal Maupay (£6.1m) Aaron Connolly (£5.2m) and Leandro Trossard (£5.7m) comprising the front-three against Wolves.

Tariq Lamptey (£4.7m) remains sidelined for his hamstring injury, so Joël Veltman (£4.3m) features on the right-hand side again, Dan Burn (£4.3m) earning a third successive start on the left of defence.

They sit in front of Robert Sanchez (£4.4m) who features for the fifth match in a row since displacing Mat Ryan (£4.3m).

Daniel Podence (£5.5m) is the key absentee for Wolves, as well as Raúl Jiménez (£8.2m) of course, with Fabio Silva (£5.2m) coming into the side to lead the attack.

Nuno Espirito Santo has gone back to the 4-2-3-1 formation he experimented with recently, featuring an attacking-midfield trio of Pedro Neto (£6.0m), Vitinha (£4.8m) and Adama Traoré (£6.1m).

Max Kilman (£4.1m) is the man to suffer from Nuno’s downsizing of the defence, Rayan Aït-Nouri (£5.0m) and Nelson Semedo (£5.4m) operating either side of Romain Saïss (£5.1m) and Conor Coady (£4.9m).

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Sanchez; White, Dunk, Webster; Burn, March, Bissouma, Veltman; Trossard, Connolly; Maupay.

Wolves XI: Patrício; Aït-Nouri, Saïss, Coady, Semedo; Neves, Moutinho; Neto, Vitinha, A Traoré; F Silva.

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1,158 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    There's the Semedo we all know.

  2. MidTableFantasy
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Really need a last minute Neto goal

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      No happening.

  3. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 26 days ago

    I put in kdb on my fh and due to him dropping I'm 0.1 off my dream team ...

    1. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      deserved for playing the fh so early

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 26 days ago

        🙁

      2. HashAttack
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        and not checking prices

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Mistake only casuals make 😉

    3. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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      • 12 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      One day you'll get your 3rd 10K, until then...

  4. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Wolves have been brutal defending set pieces today.

  5. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 26 days ago

    What are Brighton

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      A bottom 4 team at best. Exactly where they are.

  6. C_G
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    66 with Holding, Salah, KDB and Mendy left. finally.

    1. C_G
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      no Son either

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Great stuff.

    3. Party time
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Wow. Well played

      1. C_G
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        considering i missed the first 3 GWs, im looking at going into top 3m haha

  7. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Has Wolves become a good fixture against now?

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Yep. Everton may fancy their chances.

  8. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
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    • 12 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Not final

    3 - Trossard, Neves (34)
    1 - Dunk, Maupay (30)

  9. Jamie_GAWA
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    How rounds does the FPL cup normally last before there is a winner?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
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      • 12 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      GW38

      1. Jamie_GAWA
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        Cheers

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      I think it goes right to the last gw.

  10. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Brighton (2.70) 3-3 (2.04) Wolves

  11. Party time
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Only an assist from Neto. Oof!

    1. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      excellent for non-owners given he's highly owned

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 26 days ago

        Yep, very cool

  12. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
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    • 12 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    3 - Trossard (34)
    2 - Neves (32)
    1 - Maupay (30)

    1. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      trossard haul

  13. Kebab pig
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Is C. Taylor going to be back for next week? Any news in the injury?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
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      • 12 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Doubt it but got time to recover.

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      A hammy is 2-3 weeks so possible but unlikely to play both games the double.

  14. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Maupay with 2 goals in 3 games, what a pick!

    Maupay with 2 goals in 8 games, total fraud!

    All about how you present the stats

  15. Bobby Digital
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Holding G

    Let's go!

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Has never scored for Arsenal in the PL, clearly he's due.

    2. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Tad early

    3. C_G
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      how i wish!!!

    4. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      I said earlier today I fancy him grabbing a goal, have even put a bet on it lol!

  16. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    DCL against this Wolves defense next...

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      *rubs hands vigorously.

    2. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      I wouldn't read too much into the Brighton result, they are our bogey team like Huddersfield were a couple of seasons ago.

    3. Chenku╰☆╮
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Oh my. Captain material

    4. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Probably another 2 points

    5. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Captain material

  17. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    One save and conceded 3.
    Get out of my team Sanchez!!

  18. FFSbet.com
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    De Bruyne Top10k: 16.33% EO,casuals will be punished in next 5 GWs with 50+ points

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Aw man I hope so

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Let’s hope so. And a snip at 11.6.

    3. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      nothing F's/fh cant fix

    4. Chenku╰☆╮
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Don't worry official FPL will spoon feed and get him into every team

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        Yes. I hate this now.

    5. ritzyd
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      I actually prefer Sterling

    6. C_G
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      a solid differential if Aguero comes in considering his finishing ability

    7. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      You'll have something like to get the casuals on board.

      @OfficialFPL
      SCOUT: 20% owned Kevin De Bruyne faces Brighton in GW18 and then has a double gameweek with Crystal Palace and Aston Villa before facing West Brom and Sheff Utd. Will he make your team?

  19. Radzio
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Any news on Podence?

  20. C_G
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    Mendy better give me returns tomorrow

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Which one?

      1. C_G
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        the chelsea one

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 26 days ago

          Maybe not then. I see City scoring at least 2.

  21. C_G
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 26 days ago

    how many of you have finished in the top 10k more than once for the season?

    my record:

    200k
    9k
    12k
    55k

    1. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      3 x 5k; 3 x 10k; 3 x 15k

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        Nice.

      2. C_G
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        amazing!

      3. Party time
        8 months, 26 days ago

        xx

      4. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 12 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        Any top 4k? 😛

    2. King Kohli
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      5 x top 10k, 2 x top 1k

      1. C_G
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        incrediblex

      2. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        your link must be wrong then...

    3. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      Mostly bums, mutts, and casuals here

    4. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 26 days ago

      2010/11 2163 2536
      2014/15 2276 1585
      2016/17 2436 232

      1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 26 days ago

        I had to look a good minute to figure those digits out.