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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. NateDog
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Honestly I didn't expect Spurs to even put 3 past SU today but didn't expect SU to be that bad. Moving Son out a few weeks ago and Kane this week wasn't a bad move from the looks of things I guess though considering the points they could have gotten, Ndombele has really looked like a decent cut price option though

    1. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Yeah their 3rd highest scorer with 3 goals.

      1. NateDog
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 12 days ago

        He's looked a lot more likely to score in a lot of games this season than his returns show

  2. Nightcrawler
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    State of Salah Cappers in about 3 hours from now?

    A) they'll love to see it

    B) They FEAST

    C) absolutely NOWHERE to hide for them

    1. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      D) Their season is OVER

    2. noahzark22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Q

    3. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Can he really go 4 blanks?

      1. Ruth_NZ
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Salah had a run of 6 PL games without a goal or assist in 18/19. He went 4 without a goal in 19/20. No reason why not this season too.

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

    999-0 with 999 Salah goals and 999 Robbo assists, please.

    1. noahzark22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      A+

  4. sandman58
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Keep one long term
    A..Bamford
    B..Antonio

    1. NABIL - 1 season 1der
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      B

    2. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      B - because Bamford looks like a Accountant playing football and Antonio is Megatron playing football

      1. Here's Tom with the We…
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Best off asking after the next game, when Antonio breaks down again

        1. Camino Aleatorio
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Yeah, magatrons parts are made in China. He needs German Bearings, Japanese Servos, and US Steel

      2. Camino Aleatorio
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        I should say- Bamford is not as dynamic in making his own fortune. He relies exclusively on Service and none on self play making

    3. sandman58
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Thanks guys
      Its defo Antonio's injury history that is a big issue
      Leeds better attacking team than West Ham
      Its 50/50

  5. JBG
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Feel I need to preface that I'm a huge MU, before I continue writing this. But I feel Bruno will get a YC this match, derby, huge top 3 match and he does easily get hot headed(yelling at the ref and so on).

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

    Robertson mega haul needed.

  7. Threat Level Midnight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    What TV program is the match on in the US?

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

    87-86 with 87 goals from Salah with 87 assist from Firmino and 86 penalties from United with Bruno scoring please

  9. The Mandalorian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    If ever there was a time to play Cavani it was against a Liverpool team playing two midfielders as centrebacks.

    1. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Yep. Another 'strange' decision from Ole

  10. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Anyone know how to find out what percentage owns Salah, Bruno and KDB?

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

      LiveFPL, Overall Player Ownership at the top of the page, just above 7% apparently.

      1. Scots Gooner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Thanks. Thats lower than I imagined.

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          You'd have to sacrifice the whole squad and there's Son and Kane too.

          1. Salarrivederci
            • 5 Years
            8 months, 12 days ago

            No you don’t.
            Thats if you go 5 big hitters - not 4.

            I got 1,6 ITB
            Areola
            AWB - Dias - Stones - Coufal
            Salah - KDB - Bruno - Caveleiro
            Kane - Antonio

            (Martinez, Holding, Smith Rowe, Brewster)

  11. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    All red arrows from here on in, just Bruno in this game!

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Hoping for a great game nonetheless

  12. Party time
    8 months, 12 days ago

    This match is taking longer than ever to start

    1. The Senate
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Don't know why they make this slot 4.30 and not 4. Just want my pain to be over.

  13. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Pogba on the right

  14. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Yeah Salah is done as an FPL asset. Robbo is way further forward and is 5mil cheaper.

    1. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Done as an FPL asset haha