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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. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 12 days ago

    Shaquiri playing. Shock face

    1. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 12 days ago

      Finally some creativity/Xfactor in the Liverpool midfield.

  2. REDMOND IN SANDALS
      6 months, 12 days ago

      knew ole was playing mind games with martial's fitness

      1. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        He did look injured when he came off at the end of the last game to be fair.

    • La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 12 days ago

      Bailly was rock solid, why is he benched?

      1. GROBARI
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Ole has account here?

      2. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        He's by far their best CB but very injury prone so probably managing him, they know they'll lose this game whatever

      3. Dannyb
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        God knows, I'm so fuming that he isn't playing, add to that Martial starting as well.......

      4. MIDIMAN2010
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Bailey probably stood on a Lego or something

    • Dannyb
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 12 days ago

      Devastated that Martial starts, we've got no chance with that donkey up top.

      1. Sack The Glazers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        This. Martial is trash

      2. Slouch87
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Lol "we've" .

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

          Oh terribly sorry Sir, I do apologise, I've obviously offended you.

          1. Lethargio Alcantara
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            lol what's the problem there?

          2. Slouch87
            • 5 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            Not at all . Why would I be offended ? Just highly amusing . Makes it sound like your either playing today or part of the Man Utd coaching staff .

            1. Scots Gooner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              6 months, 12 days ago

              Isn't it pretty common for football fans to refer to their teams as 'we' Mr Pedantic?

              1. Slouch87
                • 5 Years
                6 months, 12 days ago

                Not denying that it isn't common .

        2. Neevesy
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 12 days ago

          Why's that funny?

    • Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 12 days ago

      Klopp played the All Out Attack chip here

      Yeeeesssss

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

        Never liked that chip 😆

    • Ha.
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 12 days ago

      Dier >

      A. Chilwell
      B. Cancelo

      1. ALI_G
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        B by miles

        1. Ha.
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 12 days ago

          Nautical or country?

      2. Lindelol
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        I did Dier to Chilwel

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 12 days ago

      Great Cavani benched

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        You sound surprised?

      2. Bank$y
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Some punter triple capped him for sure.

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

        Took a punt on him too for DCL
        1pt cameo then hatty against Fulham 🙂

    • Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 12 days ago

      Salah upfront with shaqiri playing?

      1. GROBARI
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Most likley

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          6 months, 12 days ago

          Used to be the case didn’t it but so long since shaqiri was actually fit!!

      2. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Could swing between 4-3-3 and 4-2-3-1 during the match, but my guess is that it's 4-2-3-1

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          6 months, 12 days ago

          Cheers. Could be a few goals in this one! (0-0 now I’ve said that)

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

      Cheapos who picked Bailly or Lindelol getting what they paid off. Constant rotation risk.

      1. Fred54
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Lindelol starting.

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

          This game yes. Benched last game. and against Fulham most likely.

    • ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 12 days ago

      good tactics from SHU today

      let in goal
      defend
      let in goal
      defend
      let in goal
      defend

      1. Slouch87
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        More a case of " too crap to attack "

    • IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 12 days ago

      Let's go Salah(TC)!

      1. Freshy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        balzzz

      2. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Good luck. Everyone I know who TC'd put it on KDB.

        1. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 12 days ago

          Cheers!

      3. Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Just captain here but cmonnn

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

        have Slah but my main rival in ML has TC'ed, pretty terrified to watch

    • No Salah
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 12 days ago

      Pogba playing on left wing?!

      1. Fred54
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        The Gammons won't like that he's become left wing..

      2. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        He's out left midfield it seems

    • Party time
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Salah kindly haul

      • Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Please score Son!!!

        1. Ha.
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 12 days ago

          * Dier

          1. The Senate
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            *both

            1. Ha.
              • 5 Years
              6 months, 12 days ago

              Deal

        2. Rhodes your boat
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 12 days ago

          Kane assist

      • BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Son goal ends my season. Kane goal saves my season.

      • Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Lindelof over Bailly ... hmm not good

      • Niho992
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 12 days ago

        Any reason why Lindelof starting ahead of Bailly ?

        1. Fred54
          • 6 Years
          6 months, 12 days ago

          I think its for the culture.

        2. tinear
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 12 days ago

          Ole has Lindelof

      • Party time
          6 months, 12 days ago

          Pogba playing LW?

          1. diesel001
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            Hopefully.

          2. Herman Toothrot
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            Unless it's 4312

            1. Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 12 days ago

              Yup. Looks like that to me

            2. Party time
                6 months, 12 days ago

                Most likely

          3. Herman Toothrot
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            Salah RC and Rashford hatrick please.

            Cheers.

          4. GROBARI
            • 1 Year
            6 months, 12 days ago

            Jose,i think you have same players playing 82 minutes

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

            Can’t understand how Son has not scored yet ! That sitter he missed would have gotten him to 13 points by now :/

          6. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            Only Salah (C) can save this GW. Come on Salah, come on you mighty reds !!!

          7. THFC4LIFE
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            Salah likely upfront with that formation, worried as a non-captainer

          8. aborg
            • 4 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            I bet that Lucas is going to come on for Son

          9. Londongeezaa
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 12 days ago

            Anyone else feel chips are overrated?

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

              They are I've overrated if they fail & game changers when they don't.

              1. Party time
                  6 months, 12 days ago

                  Yes. True

              2. diesel001
                • 4 Years
                6 months, 12 days ago

                Only bench boost.

                Free Hit is great for BGWs when you can't structure your team over the medium term to have loads of players. TC is just a free punt. But BB is massively overrated, IMO. People restructure their squad for a one GW play.

                1. Party time
                    6 months, 12 days ago

                    Benchboost is the best chip

                2. nerd_is_the_werd
                  • 1 Year
                  6 months, 12 days ago

                  Chips overrated?
                  You mean you'd rather do without them???

                  1. Londongeezaa
                    • 2 Years
                    6 months, 12 days ago

                    Just too much emphasis is placed on them, when in reality they don’t make that much of a difference. Generally speaking of course.

                3. Party time
                    6 months, 12 days ago

                    Yes especially TC chip. I hate that chip

                  • Patio Kev
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    6 months, 12 days ago

                    BB and TC aren’t particularly helpful - 20 points ceiling.

                    FH is by far the best chip for the BGW’s especially for FAC weekends.

                4. Hotdogs for Tea
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  6 months, 12 days ago

                  need a Liverpool blank today ... sofa not big enough though

                5. Gobigorgohome
                  • 9 Years
                  6 months, 12 days ago

                  Season already end
                  sold Kane and Son -8 🙁

                  1. Bubz
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    6 months, 12 days ago

                    Did the players you brought in blank?

                    1. Gobigorgohome
                      • 9 Years
                      6 months, 12 days ago

                      Salah and Vardy

                  2. GROBARI
                    • 1 Year
                    6 months, 12 days ago

                    I think you said that 83 times

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

                    Hardly a disaster

                6. Make United Great Again
                  • 8 Years
                  6 months, 12 days ago

                  WHY ISNT BAILLY STARTING

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

                    because him and Lindelol are at the same level and both deserve starts.

                    1. UNDERWORLD7
                      • 9 Years
                      6 months, 12 days ago

                      Lol

                7. Lethargio Alcantara
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  6 months, 12 days ago

                  This could end in disaster. Terrible line up to play against United.

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

                  Jose needing his first 11 to keep off the might Brewster and Sharp for the last 10 minutes