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Cavani leads the line for Man United in the Blank Gameweek

Edinson Cavani (£7.8m) has been chosen to lead the line for Manchester United in Blank Gameweek 18, with Paul Pogba (£7.7m) and Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) featuring in an attacking line-up.

Either side of Cavani will be Anthony Martial (£8.8m) and the in-form Marcus Rashford (£9.6m), with Nemanja Matic (£4.8m) chosen to anchor the midfield.

Eric Bailly (£4.9m) now looks to have made the starting position his own, as he partners Harry Maguire (£5.4m) in the centre of defence, with Luke Shaw (£4.8m) and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.3m) at full back.

David De Gea (£5.3m) returns in goal, after Dean Henderson (£5.2m) deputised for the Spaniard in the cup.

Burnley field their standard 4-4-2 formation with Sean Dyche hoping to stay compact against Man United.

The familiar front two of Chris Wood (£6.2m) and Ashley Barnes (£6.0m) start up top, with Dwight McNeil (£5.7m) losing his place to Johann Gudmundsson (£5.4m) and Robbie Brady (£5.0m) starting on the left.

Ashley Westwood (£5.3m) and Josh Brownhill (£4.9m) continue in the centre of midfield

Ben Mee (£4.9m) and James Tarkowski (£5.3m) partner at centre-back, with Matt Lowton (£4.4m) and Erik Pieters (£4.3m) at full-back.

Nick Pope (£5.4m) hopes to continue his impressive form in goal.

With injury keeping out Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.8m), Everton look to be deploying Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.8m) in an unfamiliar false nine role.

They’re also lining up in an unfamiliar back five, with Yerry Mina (£5.6m), Michael Keane (£5.1m) and Ben Godfrey (£5.0m) at centre-half.

Lucas Digne (£6.0m) returns to the side at left wing-back, with Mason Holgate (£4.8m) chosen to operate on the opposite flank.

Aiding Sigurdsson in attack will be James Rodriguez (£7.7m) and Alex Iwobi (£5.9m).

Tom Davies (£5.2m) and Abdoulaye Doucoure (£5.3m) will start in midfield.

Adama Traore (£6.1m) is completely missing from the Wolves attack which features Fabio Silva (£5.2m), Pedro Neto (£6.0m) and Morgan Gibbs-White (£4.9m) fresh from returning from loan.

Joao Moutinho (£5.2m) looks to be taking up a more advanced role behind the attacker, with Ruben Neves (£5.2m) and Leander Dendoncker (£4.7m) in behind.

Roman Saiss (£5.1m) and Conor Coady (4.9m) start in the heart of the Wolves defence, flanked by Rayan Ait Nouri (£5.0m) and Nelson Semedo (£5.4m).

The ever-present Rui Patricio (£5.4m) continues in goal for Wolves.

Man Utd XI: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Bailly, Shaw; Matic, Pogba, Fernandes, Rashford, Martial; Cavani


Burnley XI: Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Pieters; Gudmundsson, Westwood, Brownhill, Brady; Barnes, Wood

Everton XI: Pickford, Holgate, Mina, Keane, Godfrey, Digne; Doucoure, Davies, Sigurdsson, Iwobi; James

Wolves XI: Patricio: Semedo, Coady, Saiss, Ait-Nouri, Neves, Dendoncker, Neto, Moutinho, Gibbs White, Silva

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1,281 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Rashford 0 bap

    1. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      He was on 8 pts for 1 moment 🙁

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      He was awful. Lucky 6 pointer

    3. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Manure to concede

  2. Babit1967
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Of course my cup rival has Michael Keane

  3. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    4 from 2 any good?

    1. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      #winning

    2. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Nope.

    3. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      how is 4 -8 with 7 inc. captain to go?

    4. Keeptrying
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      -1 from two

    5. JoeSoap
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      3 from two and took out AWB/De Gea for Lloris/Saiss last minute just to get Lloris

  4. Roy Hudd
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    No damage from Rashford. Would want more than 6 points if I'd got him on FH. Relief.

    1. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      well Bruno has 2

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        good for non cappers

    2. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Depends on Laca

  5. Daniel - WC Active
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Wood fail

    1. JohnnyRev7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Viagra helps.

  6. Danno - Emre Canada
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Coleman on

  7. Daniel - WC Active
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Come ooooon Maguire score a goal

  8. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Poor return from Rashford punt. Son will no doubt destroy that score

    1. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Rashford owners have Son. It is against Laca imo

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        I have all 3, it’s Sterling that’s the one that should be compared to

        1. TimoTime
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I have all 3 as well, no Sterling

  9. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    De Gea CS a saving grace

  10. JJO
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    F off Tarkowski

  11. fedolefan
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Useless Burnley. Just score a proper goal ffs.

  12. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Who to get for DCL in DGW, I have Bamford and no cash

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Same problem, I don't think there is anyone

    2. Dr Van Nostrand
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Antonio

      1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Want a long-term replacement because I cannot afford him after the DGW.

    3. Dream Killers 2.0
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Antonio

    4. yalala
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Rodrigo for the Bielsa double down

    5. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Pretty limited for cheap DGW strikers. Looks like just Antonio if Sou/Leeds is off.

      1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Sou/Leeds could be off? Yikes I give up...

    6. Nomar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      I got Antonio

    7. insertcomedyname
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Same problem. Might just stick with DCL. Can't see Antonio playing more than one game.

  13. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    I think it’s about time for Lowton’s first attacking return of the season

  14. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Only 50 min stoppage time needed for Coleman CS

    1. Les Bleus
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Even if it's 100 minutes stoppage time, he still wouldn't get a CS.

    2. thegaffer82
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Stoppage time doesn’t count

  15. Coys96
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    Rashford (c) not bad not great...

    1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Better than a blank mate!

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Any bonus?

      1. Coys96
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Unfortunately not

  16. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 15 days ago

    I picked AWB for his BAPS, out of all the United defenders he's on the least!?

  17. Milkman Bruno
      1 month, 15 days ago

      My 2 ML rivals. One captained Kane and the other Sterling. I’m stuck with Bruno.

    • RonnayBarkay
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 15 days ago

      Q. Why have some managers kept their FreeHit Chip?
      Surrending their league positions, ranks and cup rounds!
      Surely fewer than 6 games won’t be bettered in future GWs...

      1. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        For a DGW. And there will be a lot of those in future.

        1. RonnayBarkay
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I see...I’m no Stato but I’m thinking the points swing would be higher for a full squad over 6 games than for 4or5 teams playing twice...of which I will be able to field a decent amount of players.
          FreeHit 6 games vs FreeHit 15 games ?

      2. gogs67
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I'll put 7 players out hopefully, that should be enough to consolidate or take a small red arrow,
          And my Cup opponent has luckily for me not updated his team so only has 3 players this week, I should go through.

        • The Mighty Hippo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Why do you think that? I've held on to my FH and I'm currently ahead of my cup opponent (who played a FH) and I'm pretty sure I'll beat him.

          I also reckon that when I do play my free hit chip I'll get a much better net return from it than the majority in my main ML who played it this week.

        • Carefree Crew
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          I already owned:
          KDB, Bruno, Kane, Son, Stones, Cancelo, Brewster (Villa postponement lost Martinez & Grealish so would have had 9 players)
          Didn't think it was worth using the chip for 4 or 5 players like Wilson, etc.
          BGW is my plan for free hit, so I won't have to build my team towards assets that play for teams that don't make the FA cup quarter finals beforehand & transfer them out for players that have a DGW not long after. I can hopefully pick up the points I fall behind this week, from not just the BGW when I play my free hit, but from GWs before & after when other managers are getting BGW players in & out. Maybe I've made the wrong decision, it wouldn't be the first time! Time will tell...

      3. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        KDB haul the only thing that can save this horror weekend. Rashford, Wood and Bruno massive fails

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Rashford?

      4. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        C'mon Burnley!

      5. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Top 10K average is 10pts . Unbelievable

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          From 4.4 player played? Oof.

          3 from two here. Not much better.

        2. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          And still I can pluck a red arrow out of the bag.

        3. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          ? High or low?

        4. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          What is it after the incoming Burnley goal?

        5. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          FH teams on 11.4 points
          No chip teams on 4.6 points
          FHers winning so far

        6. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Not FH teams though.

          FH template is:

          Lloris
          Cancelo - Tierney - AWB
          KDB(c) - Fernandes - Son - Saka
          Kane - Laca - Wilson

          So you are only looking at 10 from 3 players so far.

        7. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          AWB Rashford Bruno 14 points, unlucky not to be getting BAPS too

      6. yalala
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 15 days ago

        Praise the lord Cenk Tosun doesn't play, VC Sterling let's go

        1. Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          You really didn't though

        2. Right In The Stanchion
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Why would you captain Cenk Tosun?

            1. Jimmers
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Probably on FH and captaincy by default went to Tosun?

          • Les Bleus
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Why the f would you captain Tosun?

            1. The 12th Man
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Have you seen him play for Turkey?

        3. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Clear pen...

        4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Wow clear handball not given

          1. HonestBlatter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Not given because ManU

            1. Zladan
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Have you watched this match? Lol

              Ref bottled a Brady red and ended booking Shaw for a solid tackle.

              Ref then disallowed Maguire’s clean goal.

        5. RAFA THE GAFFA
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Moved his arm towards it

        6. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Maguire and Utd defence lucky not to concede the Pen

        7. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Bruno fail

        8. HonestBlatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Clear penalty but because ManU

        9. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 15 days ago

          Bruno rested

          1. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Those 3 mins extra rest will really help!

        10. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 15 days ago

          14 from 3 anyone on worse ?

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            4 from 2

          2. Ibra
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Everyone else has at least 20 points.

          3. Isco Disco
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            Yea 6 from 3.
            Still got hope from my remaining 6 players

          4. AzzaroMax99
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 15 days ago

            wait till the end of this game