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. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Saiss G

  2. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 12 days ago

    Who would you rather have long term between Son and Kane?

    1. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Really is flip a coin as they seem to match each other but as Kane has pens I guess that edges it

    2. Marcin the Pole
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Close, very close. Kane probably sneaks it due to have PK duties.

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Both seem to score pretty similar
      I would lean Son due to lower price and more points for a goal and CS

    4. ivantys
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Son cos he's cheaper and there's cheaper strikers that could do as good as Kane.

      • Balls of Steel
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Tough one to call, think both will return similar points over the season. Son better value but Kane has penalties and we all know how many teams are getting this season!

      • Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Son, they assist each other and he's 1.3m cheaper.

      • Reeker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Kane the better FPL option but Son is cheaper so. I also feel Kane is more captainable

      • Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Cheers all - think I would end up going with Son as he is that bit cheaper. Looks like he is set for a first 250 point season though.

    5. djman102
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Just listening...Semedo A?

    6. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 12 days ago

      Saiss is a goal machine right now.

    7. ivantys
        4 months, 12 days ago

        That useless Semedo finally got an assist.

      • Ady87
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Has Nuno put his dummy back in and I can get Saiss back in then?

      • Rolls-Royce
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Saiss 😎

      • Lucky Z
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Guys, is Sanchez => DDG for FT is the best GK transfer I can do in order to have playing keeper in GW18 and double in DGW19?

        Sanchez (Forster)
        Dias • Targett • Reguilon • Mitchell (Dallas)
        KDB • B.Fernandes • Grealish • Son (Salah)
        DCL • Brewster (Bamford)

        2FTs, 0.9ITB

      • Party time
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Semedo Assist?!

        It is a lie

      • Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        😆 Semedo attacking returns. What a troll

      • Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        ROOOOOOOOOOMAN SAAAAAAAAAAAISS

      • kysersosa
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        Any chance of spurs v Fulham being tagged onto the end of GW19?

        TIA

        1. djman102
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          No chance. Fulham already have a double.

        2. Marcin the Pole
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Decent chance imo. It's in their winter break but that was thrown out the window for City/United. Spurs being in Europe doesn't leave too many midweek either.

          1. Marcin the Pole
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Ignore me. Completely forgot Fulham were playing on the Weds that week

        3. umerlfc
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Fulham already play twice in 19, no chance they play thrice imo

        4. kysersosa
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Ignore. Just saw Fulham already have a double

      • Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 12 days ago

        had semedo for so many weeks and he did nothing

        1. ivantys
            4 months, 12 days ago

            He got me a 9 once while doing nothing and I was happy

          • Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Play better

        2. Miro
          • 10 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Would you play FH in 18 if you had only 6 players and 1 FT?

          1. MOTHRA
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Yes

        3. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Another low owned player goal 🙂

          1. Rolls-Royce
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Thought Saiss was fairly owned.

            1. Marcin the Pole
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              Used to be

            2. BenDavies
              • 8 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              5% in top10k

              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                4 months, 12 days ago

                Calm

              2. El Presidente
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                4 months, 12 days ago

                Dead teams

        4. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Oof, double Palace CS for ML rival, while I have Mitchell first sub

        5. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 12 days ago

          FFS Semedo assist, sold him in GW10

          1. Balls of Steel
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            He won't return again for 10 more games!

        6. JJeyy
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Saiss absolute legend of my team, 20 points in last 3

        7. BenDavies
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Saiss is a big goal threat

          1. Wild Rover
            • 10 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            That’s why we all owned him until idiot Nino dropped him to be super boring

            1. Balls of Steel
              • 5 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              This

            2. Wild Rover
              • 10 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              *Nuno

        8. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Happy to have Saiss in my FH18 draft for his inevitable blank next week now! How’s it looking? 0.4 ITB. Hinges on Aguero starting chances obviously.

          Darlow
          Saiss Cancelo Holding
          KDB Son Bruno ElGhazi Neto
          Aguero Kane

          1. Marcin the Pole
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Nice, obviously very Aguero dependent. Not massively convinced by Neto however - prefer Saka at that price.

        9. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 12 days ago

          NOOOOOOOOOOOO BISSOUMA SUSPENDED

          Down to 9 men!

          1. Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            first good thing of the day

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              4 months, 12 days ago

              9 men in GW18 😉

              1. Shineonme
                • 4 Years
                4 months, 12 days ago

                Thats good enough

          2. Daniel-The FPL Fanatic 😉
            • 11 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            He was 2 pter anyway

          3. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Damn

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              4 months, 12 days ago

              For GW18, this week is going swimmingly

        10. The Train Driver
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Scout picks killing it this week

        11. TheDragon
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          The average for the GW is going to be 70 points at this rate..

        12. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Conn overhead kick nearly

        13. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 12 days ago

          No Bissouma is a major benefit for City in GW18. Aguero (C)

        14. Fred54
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          As I said, only serious players have Wolves def... well just Saiss.

        15. Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          People on FH, we need a good bench for next week right?

          1. The Pesci challenge
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            Looks that way

          2. Marcin the Pole
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            I will be having at least 2 playing options there, yes.

            1. Pukki Party
              • 3 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              What players you got? As cheap as possible playing fodder or actual good options for a return?

          3. Bruce Lee
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            100%

          4. MSTRKRFTSMN
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            No you want a thin bench because really you should be able to name 11 guaranteed starters and want to spend all your money on those 11 players

            1. Pukki Party
              • 3 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              We're having issues telling what teams have a game each gameweek though

            2. Danno - Emre Canada
              • 6 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              Nah, Covid can strike at any moment.

            3. Homer21
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              Where have you been??

        16. Big_Andy_GAWA
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Bissouma surely got a touch on the ball when he was given a YC?! Shocking.
          Was refreshing to have watched The Old Firm today. Switch over to EPL games and fouls called for EVERYTHING. Brutal!!!

          1. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 12 days ago

            How did Kamara play?

            1. Big_Andy_GAWA
              • 9 Years
              4 months, 12 days ago

              Really well. He has been excellent this past 10 months or so.

              1. Pukki Party
                • 3 Years
                4 months, 12 days ago

                Yeah he'll be a Premier League player one day. Been great for Finland national team too.

        17. Daniel-The FPL Fanatic 😉
          • 11 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Mitchell you legend juhuuuuu

        18. Captain Vantastic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 12 days ago

          Adams not in any training pics either. Looks like he might be out.