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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. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    As a Maguire owner on FH, that one hurts. Perfectly good goal imo.

    1. jason_ni
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      I don't own him or shaw, but very harsh... shouldn't disallow that.

      1. saurabh.06
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        I own both.

  2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Penalty?

    1. Silecro
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      No

  3. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Pathetic refereeing. Had a small increase in interest again before this game but that made me remember what a sad joke FPL has become.

    1. Ron_Swanson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 6 days ago

      why FPL?

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

        because its dependent on these joke referees

        1. The Habib Beyes
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Lol you're a moron

  4. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Jesus what a game

  5. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 6 days ago

    Cba with this stupid game it hates me

  6. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 6 days ago

    It’s united so could be given

  7. ivantys
      3 months, 6 days ago

      lol at united appealing for handball when it hit his head.

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 6 days ago

        Not Mee...

        1. ivantys
            3 months, 6 days ago

            They signaled it was a jump with arms in the air, the other defender never jumped.

            1. Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              What are you going on about it hit Mee in the face and then another player on the hand.

              1. ivantys
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  Bruno signaled to the ref it was arm in the air (meaning the first defender) while the other defender's arms were never in the air.

                  1. Catastrophe
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 6 days ago

                    Righto

        2. Camino Aleatorio
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Great Call!

          Tarkowski was right there to see Maguire do what he does at every opportunity.

          Play like a Brutal Pig

        3. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          The biased ref and var now ruling utd goal out because the slicksters on ffs were onto the conspiracy

        4. Zladan
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          How is that a foul?!

          He’s just jumped higher!

        5. LǝgleSs e|even
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Cavani out for Greenwood..!

        6. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Feel for Maguire punters

          1. Fred54
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Justice for Greek injustice.

        7. Oggle22
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Of course my Wilson punt earns 2 points now my maguire goal gets chalked off sign off things to come!

          1. WenzelK
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 6 days ago

            I’ve got the exact same thing... hurts a bit

            1. Oggle22
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Especially when it was a clear goal!

        8. Sco
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Grow up Ashley Barnes. You're in your 30's mate.

          1. Old Man
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            He always looks like he sucked on a kumquat

        9. Daniel - When to BB?
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Maguire owner juhuuuuu

          1. BenDavies
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            he didnt get the goal

          2. Daniel - When to BB?
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Rashford assist Maguire goal double up for me. Awesome

            1. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              What?

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

            Chalked off juhuuuu

          4. Well you know, Triffic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Yeah juhuuu bye

        10. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 6 days ago

          Perfectly good slab head goal ruled out ffs

        11. The Senate
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 6 days ago

          christ alive Jurgen's got a fat wallet for the FA doesn't he

          1. Lethargio Alcantara
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            ?

        12. doher.ty
            3 months, 6 days ago

            This game is a mess

          • Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 6 days ago

            I'm so upset. Shaw will go off now too at half time. I absolutely hate this game

            1. El Fenomeno R9
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              🙂

          • Camino Aleatorio
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Cavani is either going to get a Penalty for MU or get a Red-Card today

            That's just how he plays

            Total Scrapper

          • Meinhoff
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 6 days ago

            Lol Maguire clearly pushed him down, free hitters are delusional.

            1. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              I am not on FH and own him

            2. Sco
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Behave.

              1. Meinhoff
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                I am literally saying the referee is correct.

            3. ivantys
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Yeah Shaw and Maguire owners delusional.

            4. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              What is this ?? Rashford Maguire combo owner. Why disallowed? No way !!!

              1. The Senate
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                wrong decision.

              2. mynameisq
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Rashford celebration points?

              3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                It wasn’t rashford assisting it was shaw

              4. Well you know, Triffic
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Bohoooo

              5. Ron_Swanson
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                didn't Shaw play the ball in?

            5. Shultan
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Only listening on radio, why was that ruled out, what happened?

              1. The Senate
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                refereeing error. apparent foul

              2. Well you know, Triffic
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Gbh by Maguire

                1. kennethrhcp
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  🙂

              3. Fred54
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Listening to Radio 1?

            6. PLerix
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Kevin Friend 1/10 this half.

              1. Fred54
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Still more involvement than Wilson.

            7. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Please Maguire goal pleaaaseewe

            8. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 6 days ago

              No one has bad luck like me. I should be hauling

              1. kennethrhcp
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                What age are ya fudgy?

              2. Well you know, Triffic
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Hauling yourself off here maybe

                1. The Habib Beyes
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  3 months, 6 days ago

                  Fantastic

              3. Oi! Shadders!
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Yawn

              4. Debauchy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                Please post your team Fudgy so that we know who to boot

            9. Dybala10
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              How crap is this match? Nearly as bad as Stoke back in the day.

              To rub salt in the wounds, I have Maguire on FH.

              1. Ron_Swanson
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                its awful

            10. kennethrhcp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Any mute button in the pipe line lads?

              1. ‘Tis the Season
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 6 days ago

                MODS should just delete accounts and get it over with. Mute would mean a return to some of these drama queens..

            11. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Dream ruined

            12. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 6 days ago

              Need about twenty more decisions to go against United before we can call it evens, plenty of time yet.