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Spurs switch to back five for Sheffield United game

Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers will be hoping Jose Mourinho’s switch to a back five will provide a boost to Tottenham Hotspur’s well-owned attacking assets.

Deadly duo Harry Kane (£11.1m) and Son Heungmin (£9.7m) line up with a returning Steve Bergwijn (£7.0m) in attack for their game against Sheffield United in Double Gameweek 19.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (£4.8m) and Tanguy Ndombele (£5.9m) are selected in centre midfield.

Providing width to their side will be wing-backs Sergio Reguilon (£5.7m) and Serge Aurier (£5.2m).

Joe Rodon (£5.0m) is back in the heart of their defence with Ben Davies (£4.6m), along with stalwart Eric Dier (£5.1m).

French international Hugo Lloris (£5.6m) continues in goal, having started every game of the Premier League season so far.

Chris Wilder will be hoping his Blades side can build on their first win of the season against Newcastle with another impressive performance.

Out-of-position forward Oliver Burke (£4.4m) starts up- front with top-six slayer David McGoldrick (£5.2m).

There are no changes in midfield, with John Fleck (£5.6m), John Lundstram (£4.9m) and Oliver Norwood (£4.6m) occupying the three spots.

The impressive Jayden Bogle (£4.3m) continues at right wing-back, with Enda Stevens (£5.0m) returning on the left,

Chelsea loanee Ethan Ampadu (£4.3m) who picked up maximum Bonus Points in their last game, is alongside Chris Basham (£4.6m) and John Egan (£4.7m) at centre-half.

Aaron Ramsdale (£4.6m) keeps his place in goal.

Sheff Utd XI: Ramsdale; Basham, Egan, Ampadu, Bogle, Stevens; Lundstram, Norwood, Fleck; McGoldrick, Burke

Spurs XI: Lloris; Aurier, Rodon, Dier, Davies, Reguilon; Hojbjerg, Ndombele, Bergwijn, Son; Kane

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1,342 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Brewster coming on

    1. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Worried as a seller 🙁

  2. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Brewster on for his 1 pointer

    1. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Big 1 pointer 😀

      1. ivantys
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 5 days ago

        Bench boosters with him in heaven.

  3. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Kane was playing as a defensive midfielder for that goal, painful viewing for us owners

    1. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Nowhere to hide for owners.

  4. Brosstan
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Brewdogg coming on to reward patient owners!

    1. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Brewdog owners don't tend to hold on long before they drink and and recycle the can.

      1. Brosstan
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 5 days ago

        Recycling is a good thing but Brewdogg belongs in the trash can...

        1. badgerboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 5 days ago

          Even Greta Thunberg would agree with that.

  5. yalala
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Going for a poo, Son please score

  6. Mweene
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Shame I played Bamford over Justin or I could be on for a great GW.

    Would be on 42.

  7. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Need another McD goal to displace kane off baps.

  8. Shatner's Bassoon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    xG scoreline
    SHU 0.8 - 1.0 TOT

    Fair reflection?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Ramsdale-Lloris

      Yea

  9. Ady87
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Soucek and Vardy have let me down big time, 2 ML Rivals are on 50+ already and one hadn’t even used chips yet!

    1. Wild Rover
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      They get another chance

    2. Kellz86
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Soucek was always an enabler as a CDM who occasionally scores. Couldn’t have let you down

    3. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Both tend to score in the second half

    4. El Lobito 10
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Soucek is a defensive midfielder, not Kun Aguero. Vardy's goals have nearly all come away from home. Lack of, respectively, realism and due diligence, have let you down.

  10. Shark Team
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Let's hope that Solkjaer doesn't goes 5 at the back

    1. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 5 days ago

      He will 99%

  11. El Lobito 10
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Thoughts on Tielemans as a fifth mid?

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Don’t go there, trust me on that. Been extremely lucky of late

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 4 Years
        9 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers mate. Probably best to wait a week and get Robertson instead with 2 FTs

        1. Salah’s Sonnet
          • 10 Years
          9 months, 5 days ago

          Yeah I’d certainly skip him. My ML rival casually getting his points this week though for DCL if ya can believe that, but he hasn’t a clue and just very lucky, same as Tielemans. Robertson all day over him 😉

  12. Granville
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 12 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Amazing how much attention Brewster gets with his 0 goals and 0 assists this season. Has any player been less deserving of such attention?

    1. El Lobito 10
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      True. And I have him lol. Confidence shot it seems

      1. Granville
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 12 Years
        9 months, 5 days ago

        Also he hasn't done anything as a player yet. I understand his price is an enabler for higher priced players but at some point he may be required. I guess it's a weakness of FPL that they become part of the game.

        1. CasaBanter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          9 months, 5 days ago

          Isn’t that one of the strengths of the game? - we look at value and pp£ otherwise everyone would be able to afford the eleven best players.

    2. swobe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      It's his price. Literally nothing other than that

    3. Shatner's Bassoon
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      No-one actually plays him though, surely? Except this week.

    4. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Big attetion from dead teams 😀

      1. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 5 days ago

        But it’s not the dead teams as he only became an option when he moved in October. It’s the active teams that own him.

    5. L'Aeroplanino
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      ridiculous pricetag

    6. Ruth_NZ
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Most productive 4.5m forward by far. 🙂

    7. Patio Kev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Absolutely this. All that excitement when a £4.5m striker suddenly became an option to go 3-5-2 once he moved to Sheff Utd.

      1. Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 5 days ago

        It was an option before Brewster. You could do it with a non-playing 4.5 forward. The fact he gets 1-2 points makes almost no difference for many, except that it's a bonus if fixtures are postponed and he's autosubbed in from 3rd on the bench.

    8. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Keinan Davis is superior. He's 4.3m and he's been getting 1 point off the bench.

    9. Kno
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      would be better if ppl treated him for what he is, you dont see ppl posting every time their 4.5 midfielder gets a 1 or 2 pointer.

    10. Saka_me_sideways
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Strikers aren’t in fashion, if he was a midfielder no one would even look at him.

    11. Yes Ndidi
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Any other move. Anywhere other than Utd. and he would have been a must have. Those of us that went there GW1 only did so on the basis that he'd been priced as 'pool's 4th or 5th choice striker, but was on for a move elsewhere.
      We thought we were so smart.

    12. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Is it really though? He was the lowest priced forward when many bought him. second or third sub almost every week, I'd imagine, for most who have owned him. What attention is he getting besides from owners who bought him as fodder?

  13. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Yeah Eddie McGoldrick brace here would be beautiful.

  14. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Spion Kop saying that Thiago, Shaqiri are starting with Matip benched. CB duo of Hendo and Fabinho, can see United enjoying space on the counter here

    1. swobe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      No Matip in the squad.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 5 days ago

        I stand corrected.

  15. Please Answer Me
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Should I be fuming that I got 6 points for BB or accepting that most people won't do that great anyway?

    1. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Most ppl who save it for 26 are gonna do well.

      1. Wild Rover
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 5 days ago

        Lol

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Fuming.

    3. Ha.
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Never worth too much. I’d consider 15 points a good BB.

      1. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 5 days ago

        Except gameweek after restart last season when it was used along with unlimited transfers. Think I scored 144 points that week with about 30 from bench. Apart from that I have never scored more than about 12 points. Gonna play it in gw25 though after w/c in gw25.

        1. Ha.
          • 6 Years
          9 months, 5 days ago

          Weird flex, but ok.

          I still consider 15 points a good BB.

    4. Taff1952
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      I have 4 pts so it is not going to ruin your season

    5. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Fuming , Im not happy with 12 and 2 to go

  16. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    ⚽ Team News 📰
    LIVERPOOL : Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Henderson, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Thiago, Shaqiri, Salah, Mane, Firmino
    Subs: Kelleher, Milner, Oxalde-Chamberlain, Jones, Minamino, Origi, R Williams, Phillips, N Williams

    MAN UTD : De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Fred, Pogba, McTominay, Fernandes, Rashford, Martial
    Subs: Henderson, Bailly, Cavani, Mata, Greenwood, Telles, Matic, Van de Beek, Tuanzebe

    1. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 5 days ago

      3 wingers,i dont think it can work

    2. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Lindelof, good man yourself

    3. Forgetmeknot
      • 2 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      That’s a decent Utd bench

    4. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Van de Beek benched!

      1. tambourineman
        • 7 Years
        9 months, 5 days ago

        You don't see that every week, oh hang on a minute

  17. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Fab and Hendo at CB. Now is United's chance.

  18. Do I Not Like Orange
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    There's surely no looking past captain Bruno next week against this heap of trash Sheff Utd side.

    1. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Could be suspended with yellow in fulham game.

  19. Ha.
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Dier get a goal my son

    1. El Lobito 10
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Lol

  20. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Rival sold Kane for Cavani

    1. Ha.
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      I wish I had rivals like yours

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      He ain’t rival no more

  21. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    No real surprises for Liverpool or Man Utd team selections.

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      4-3-3
      v
      4-2-3-1

  22. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Salah playing up top. Well done captainers

  23. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Where is Bailly Ole is a muppet.

  24. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Big SHAAAAAAQ

    1. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Finally some creativity in the midfield.

  25. Jack Burton
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Phew Martial starts its,the hope that kills

    1. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      I sold him for vardy so guaranteed at least 15 points. Enjoy

      1. Jack Burton
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        9 months, 5 days ago

        Cheers mate i got rid of Kane for Vardy hopefully he starts against Chelsea good luck anyway

    2. Patio Kev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      I held off doing Matial for Antonio in the hope he would get the Fulham game rather than the Liverpool one. Plus it’s Sheff Utd after that.

      Feeling a bit deflated now which is strange when one of your players actually starts.

  26. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Damn Martial starts. Was certain he’d be out and went to Vardy =[

  27. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 5 days ago

    Give Son a rest Jose.

  28. REDMOND IN SANDALS
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Jose playing son as a left back has killed his goal threat. just 1 goal in last 5

    • yalala
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      9 months, 5 days ago

      Need a Salah to blank and Bobby to haul

      1. GROBARI
        • 1 Year
        9 months, 5 days ago

        I need that for 4 years now

    • REDMOND IN SANDALS
        9 months, 5 days ago

        ANTHONY!!!!!!