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
    3 months, 15 days ago

    There's the Semedo we all know.

  2. MidTableFantasy
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Really need a last minute Neto goal

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      No happening.

  3. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 15 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
      3 months, 15 days ago

      deserved for playing the fh so early

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 15 days ago

        🙁

      2. HashAttack
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        and not checking prices

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Mistake only casuals make 😉

    3. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

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

  4. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

    Wolves have been brutal defending set pieces today.

  5. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 15 days ago

    What are Brighton

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

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

  6. C_G
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 15 days ago

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

    1. C_G
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      no Son either

    2. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Great stuff.

    3. Party time
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Wow. Well played

      1. C_G
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

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

  7. ivantys
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Has Wolves become a good fixture against now?

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Yep. Everton may fancy their chances.

    • TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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      • 11 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Not final

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

    • Jamie_GAWA
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

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

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        GW38

        1. Jamie_GAWA
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Cheers

      2. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        I think it goes right to the last gw.

    • Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Brighton (2.70) 3-3 (2.04) Wolves

    • Party time
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Only an assist from Neto. Oof!

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        excellent for non-owners given he's highly owned

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Yep, very cool

    • TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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      • 11 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

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

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        trossard haul

    • Kebab pig
        3 months, 15 days ago

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

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
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          • 11 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Doubt it but got time to recover.

        2. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

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

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        3 months, 15 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

      • Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Holding G

        Let's go!

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 15 days ago

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

        2. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Tad early

        3. C_G
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          how i wish!!!

        4. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

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

      • KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        DCL against this Wolves defense next...

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          *rubs hands vigorously.

        2. Original - Wolves Ay We
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 15 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
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Oh my. Captain material

        4. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Probably another 2 points

        5. HonestBlatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Captain material

      • HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

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

      • El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

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

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Aw man I hope so

        2. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

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

        3. Christina.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          nothing F's/fh cant fix

        4. Chenku╰☆╮
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 15 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
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Yes. I hate this now.

        5. ritzyd
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          I actually prefer Sterling

        6. C_G
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          a solid differential if Aguero comes in considering his finishing ability

        7. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 15 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?

      • Radzio
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Any news on Podence?

      • C_G
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Mendy better give me returns tomorrow

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Which one?

          1. C_G
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            the chelsea one

            1. Forever In Our Shadow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

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

      • C_G
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 15 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
          3 months, 15 days ago

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

          1. Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Nice.

          2. C_G
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            amazing!

          3. Party time
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            xx

          4. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Any top 4k? 😛

        2. King Kohli
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          5 x top 10k, 2 x top 1k

          1. C_G
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            incrediblex

          2. Christina.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            your link must be wrong then...

        3. Camino Aleatorio
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Mostly bums, mutts, and casuals here

        4. HuttonDressedasLahm
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

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

          1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

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