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Jesus returns to lead the line for City as KDB drops back into midfield

Pep Guardiola has recalled Gabriel Jesus (£9.1m) into his attack for the first of two fixtures in Double Gameweek 19 for Manchester City against Crystal Palace.

Raheem Sterling (£11.4m) is also back for City, despite skying a penalty against Brighton. Bernardo Silva appears (£7.4m) in the other attacking position.

Fantasy Premier League (FPL) captainers of Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m) will be hoping the City talisman can deliver returns in a more familiar midfield role after Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) and Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) both blanked earlier.

Ilkay Gundogan (£5.5m) and a returning Fernandinho (£5.4m), classed as an FPL defender, make up the rest of City’s midfield three.

Ruben Dias (£5.8m) and John Stones (£5.0m) partner each other in central defence, with popular FPL asset Joao Cancelo (£5.8m) benched in favour of Kyle Walker (£6.1m)

Oleksandr Zinchenko (£5.5m) continues at left-back, and Ederson (£6.0m) remains in goal for the Cityzens.

Roy Hodgson is without Crystal Palace talisman Wilfried Zaha (£7.3m), who has been left out of the line-up completely.

Out-of-position Andros Townsend (£5.6m) is paired up front with Jordan Ayew (£5.6m).

In Roy Hodgson’s conventional 4-4-2, James McCarthy (£4.3m) and Luka Milivojevic (£5.6m) play in centre-midfield, with Eberechi Eze (£5.8m) and James McArthur (£5.2m) occupying the wings.

Veteran Gary Cahill (£4.5m) returns in central defence alongside James Tomkins (£4.5m), with Joel Ward (£4.3m) at right-back.

Budget defender Tyrick Mitchell (£3.9m) continues at left-back after ousting Patrick Van Aanholt (£5.4m) from the team.

Vincente Guaita (£4.8m) is between the sticks.

Man City XI: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Dias, Zinchenko; Fernandinho, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Sterling, B. Silva, Jesus

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Mitchell, Tomkins, Cahill, Ward; McArthur, McCarthy, Milivojevic, Townsend; Eze, Ayew

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2,067 Comments Post a Comment
  1. REDMOND IN SANDALS
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Stones red card plz fpl gods

      1. Cometh The Aouar...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        What a silly thing to say

      2. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Ridiculous comment

    • Freshy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Off a corner or open play

      1. GROBARI
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Open play

          1. Freshy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            would not have expected

      2. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        God the place is rocking tonight haha

      3. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Always TC a City CB in a DGW

        1. Jindaljain
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Always TC defenders of best team

      4. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        People only own Stones because they cant afford Cancelo... Low TV casuals rewarded as usual

        1. Kellz86
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          I love your salty tears

        2. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          cry more

        3. Cometh The Aouar...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Nah mate I could have gotten Cancelo in but wasn’t prepared to take any more hits than needed. Doing just fine this GW ta 😉

        4. Hect.OR 98th
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          I've got both

        5. djman102
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Some of us just brought in Stones to own both. One thing right for me this week at least.

        6. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Could easy afford Cancelo, I still went for Stones, so lol

        7. GROBARI
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Cry cry

          • tinear
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 25 days ago

            I got both

          • Homer21
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Wrong....... again

          • TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 25 days ago

            (K)DB, Dias and Stones here 0/

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Same

          • Bojam
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Cry me a river....

          • NejiHyuuga01
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Cancelo 0.8 more expensive to have 1 assist whole season. You re a bad manager

        8. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Bloody Stones. Where is my Ruben Dias goal

          1. Homer21
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Coming....

        9. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Stones nailing his place in the City line up

          1. Scholes Out Forever
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            thats what people said about Foden after last GW

            1. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Played 8 out of last nine?

          2. Homer21
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Been nailed for a while imo

            1. The Suspended One
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              This

          3. TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Most nailed City player after KDB

        10. Party time
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          We want more!!!!

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Oh yesss

        11. Kellz86
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Stones differential with Cancelo benched, you gotta love it

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Loving it.
            Even with Foden benched.

        12. Jindaljain
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          City 1-0 FT

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            😆

        13. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Anyone else kdb cap points still on 4? Or is that just because of the dgw?

          1. diesel001
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Give them some time to process the assist. It is Sunday night, after all.

            1. Avery
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Don’t the captain results got added up and applied after both games played. For visual under the player, But is reflected in total score?

          2. Horlicks esq.
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Ah. Same

          3. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Showing as 8 on mine

        14. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          The FFS picks are Lampety, Raphinha, Cancelo etc.

          Stones not a classic FFS pick. Just like KWP, Justin etc. But those 'crap' players have been quality.

        15. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Stones proving better value than Cancelo and Dias so far lol

        16. GROBARI
            2 months, 25 days ago

            SALAH I HATE YOU SO MUCH OMG,SO USELESS PLAYER EVERYTIME I HAS HIM

            1. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              How old are you ?

              1. GROBARI
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  128

                  1. Homer21
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    You mean 12 and three quarters?

                    1. GROBARI
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        No,i know what i said

                      • GROBARI
                          2 months, 25 days ago

                          And shut up,i dont need any problems with you casuals

                    2. Jindaljain
                      • 6 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      He might be 69

                      1. GROBARI
                          2 months, 25 days ago

                          You must be fun at parties

                  2. Brosstan
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Walker wasting KDB assist

                  3. Duke Silver ☑
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    C'mon Dias now it's your turn.

                  4. DandyDon
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    That goal shot me up 400k. KDB TC and Stones owner.

                    1. DandyDon
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      And they said don’t take that many hits...ok brag over. It’s been a tough season.

                  5. Horlicks esq.
                    • 11 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Anybody else’s app not updated the KDB points on captain. Showing 4 for me with the (c)?!

                  6. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Man City defense EO in top 10k

                    1. KAPTAIN KANE
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      ?

                    2. Magic Zico
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Not too high

                      1. KAPTAIN KANE
                        • 4 Years
                        2 months, 25 days ago

                        Less than 100%?

                        1. Magic Zico
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          2 months, 25 days ago

                          Stones 30% Cancelo 27% Dias 25% I think

                          1. KAPTAIN KANE
                            • 4 Years
                            2 months, 25 days ago

                            Nice one thanks

                  7. Dybala10
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Stones, what a guy. Dias goal next please.

                  8. Jindaljain
                    • 6 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    KDB need rest bring Foden IN

                  9. Cometh The Aouar...
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Right now Stones is excellent value over the other two. You might have great underlying stats but you’ve got to deliver on those

                  10. Lindelol
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Stones Goal is atleast beneficial to me in my ML.

                  11. The Yorkshire Pirlo
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    This games depressing as hell. Budget option delivers. Changed TC from KDB to Salah at 10:59 lol

                    Best perma cap for rest of season? Gonna ghost ship it

                    1. KAPTAIN KANE
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Probably Salah tbf!

                  12. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    KdB free kick goal coming up

                    1. JBG
                      • 2 Years
                      2 months, 25 days ago

                      Hope so.

                  13. Rainer
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Kevin wins a Kevin ranger.

                  14. Yes Ndidi
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Every match so far this weekend = marginal gains that Dave Brailsford would have been proud of
                    The last 2 minutes = boom! Red arrow city.

                  15. yalala
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    Tesco wine box finished, whisky time

                  16. The Suspended One
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    But I would not feel so all alone

                    Everybody must get Stones

                    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fm-po_FUmvM

                  17. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    2 months, 25 days ago

                    KDB limping