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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. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 10 hours ago

    Jose looks like he’s told them to sit back at 2 instead of 1. Took him a while anyway

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 10 hours ago

      Yep, same against Fulham but we couldn’t finish our dinner that night despite 5+ big chances

  2. LewanGOALski
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 10 hours ago

    When are potential BGWs and DGWs again..?

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 10 hours ago

      While off yet

    2. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 10 hours ago

      Big DGW is 26, big BGW is 29, and there'll probably be smaller ones before 26.

      1. Jdpz
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 10 hours ago

        Big Blank in 29gw?? How many teams will play?

        1. Forza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 10 hours ago

          Nobody knows, it depends on who gets through in the FA Cup.

    3. Kabayan
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 10 hours ago

      29 and 26

  3. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 10 hours ago

    2. Look at the League table. Villa have so many fixtures to catch up on.

    1. Paul Psychic Octopus
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 10 hours ago

      Oops. Reply fail to Reckless, previous page.

  4. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 10 hours ago

    One thing I've learned is to never plan too far ahead during covid season. My WC16 team is in tatters and I'm being punished for it. Mixture of injuries, cancellations and covid. My WC25 should hopefully be better.

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 10 hours ago

      WC25 BB26 is the move

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 10 hours ago

        exactly what i'm doing. the time between 16 and 19 was always going to hurt WC16 squads. only 1 week between 25 and 26.

      2. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 10 hours ago

        That's my plan as well. Thought I would lose ground last gw with no chip but 20k green arrow to 330k. This week looks a lot more difficult for me with all the chips around. Would settle for a 100k drop in rank but you never know.

  5. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 10 hours ago

    After reading the last page I honestly thought it was 3-0 to spurs and son must have a brace

    1. Saka_me_sideways
        5 months, 10 hours ago

        You mean he’s not on 18 points!?

    2. teneighty
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 10 hours ago

      What has Toby done to deserve his second start on the bench?

      1. tokara
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 10 hours ago

        Linked to psg maybe lol

        1. Party time
            5 months, 10 hours ago

            Psv

        2. Party time
            5 months, 10 hours ago

            Eindhoven calling

          • Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 10 hours ago

            Going the same way as jan

          • teneighty
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 10 hours ago

            Ah, cheers guys.

        3. noahzark22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 10 hours ago

          Johnstone
          Coufal, Robertson, Justin
          Soucek, Barnes, Salah, Son
          Kane, Bamford, Wood

          Lloris, Foden, Cancelo, Stones

          Post BB benching headache. Obviously with BB played, can now concentrate on starting 11 with reasonably priced subs.
          Stones to Mitchell
          Keeper (probably Loris) to 4.0
          Wood to fodder.
          Probably try to stay more flexible in Midfield. Midpriced forwards don't seem to be doing it for me.

          1. Jersey Boy
            • 2 Years
            5 months, 10 hours ago

            Thanks for the update

            1. noahzark22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              maybe you could learn something!

        4. Saka_me_sideways
            5 months, 10 hours ago

            All these son owners giving it big licks to sellers, when they’ve then gotta sit through potentially 180mins of Salah and KDB, who people would of sold him for. haha!... enjoy.
            Maybe wait till the gw is over before getting too excited.

            1. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Real winners are the ones with Salah, KDB, Bruno and Son!

              1. Saka_me_sideways
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  True that.
                  But on a BB the rest of the squad would be wafer thin.

                • noahzark22
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  Winners are the ones with Son and Barnes so far!

                  1. pingissimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    5 months, 10 hours ago

                    The winning winners have Son Barnes and Antonio 🙂

              2. Sir Alex Telles.
                • 4 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                This. Our time will come.

              3. Nightcrawler
                • 2 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                Almost all son owners have kdb and salah

                1. Deulofail
                  • 5 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  Actually only 1076 managers (10.76%) in the Top10k

                  1. Deulofail
                    • 5 Years
                    5 months, 10 hours ago

                    Around 3.19% overall

            2. Sir Alex Telles.
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              More like a Jose team now. Defend the 1-0 lead for 90 mins Spurs.

            3. PogChamp
              • 9 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Uncomfortable viewing without Son.

              1. Sir Alex Telles.
                • 4 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                Switch the telly off.

              2. Pukki Party
                • 3 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                You need a more comfortable sofa

            4. Baines on Toast...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Spurs seem incapable of sustaining momentum for more than 10 minutes.

            5. Egg noodle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Can we please stop these goddamn toxic posts making fun of other people's decisions.

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                You might as well delete your account I'd you want that. It'll never stop.

              2. UNDERWORLD7
                • 9 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                And stop the very food source that keeps this place alive?

                1. Egg noodle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  Lol i shouldn't laugh, but it's kinda true

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

                I’ve been trying recently to be calm and happy even when someone I sold gets a big haul, it’s part of the game and if I get ‘punished’ then so be it, all part of the enjoyment

                1. Egg noodle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  I agree. There is certainly no need to rub it in though.

              4. Sir Alex Telles.
                • 4 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                10 years on FFS and you're salty about a little banter. You must have been inactive when the lol@ posts were still allowed.

                1. Egg noodle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  Which is why they were stopped. That's my point.

                2. Slouch87
                  • 5 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  There's a difference between banter and a lot of the brainless nonsense posted on here.

              5. COK3Y5MURF
                • 4 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                Thought that was the point of this forum

                1. Egg noodle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  lol sounds about right

              6. Pumpy Pro
                • 12 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                If you want a fluffy , friendly place. The Internet is probably the wrong place for you tbh. FPL is highly competitive and we are all rivals.

                1. Egg noodle
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  It's one thing to state why a decision was good or bad... But just lolling at people with the only purpose to annoy them is uncalled for.

                  1. Pumpy Pro
                    • 12 Years
                    5 months, 10 hours ago

                    Yer well the place is full of kiddie boppers . What do you expect . Seems to be a sudden surge of them lately.

              7. Goodricke
                • 5 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                Interesting fact, 손흥민 (Son Heung Min) is actually pronounces Sone (as in phone) not Son as in Bun. Heung is is pronounced more like "Hng", the vowel sound is very short. Min is pretty much as it looks.

            6. Nightcrawler
              • 2 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Kane doesnt look threatening at all

              Just like the last time most of us sold him and he went on a run of 3 blanks

              1. Old Man
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                That's when he pops up and scores twice in the last 10 minutes to rub salt in the wounds of the non-owners like me.

                1. Nightcrawler
                  • 2 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  He hasnt scored or assisted in all 4 weeks i havent owned him this season. Youre safe

                  1. Nightcrawler
                    • 2 Years
                    5 months, 10 hours ago

                    LOL HAHAHA

              2. Patio Kev
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                This aged well

            7. hueycho
              • 2 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Kane needs to get in da game!!!

              1. MessiGOAT
                • 8 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                No he doesn't need that

            8. Baines on Toast...
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Embarrassed I did not sell Kane this week

              1. MessiGOAT
                • 8 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                Still time for him to score

              2. THE KING CANTONA
                • 1 Year
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                To Vardy? Really?

              3. RamaJama
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                He’ll score

            9. Slouch87
              • 5 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Sheff Utd are incredibly poor going forwards. A long hoof to nobody in particular appears to be the norm.

            10. Sir Alex Telles.
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Sheffield is relegated.

              1. aleksaa2
                • 4 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                The hottest take today.

            11. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
              • 8 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Spurs apart from Son are poor.

              1. ALI_G
                • 3 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                timing

                1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
                  • 8 Years
                  5 months, 10 hours ago

                  As a Kane owner I had to do something.

              2. Kellz86
                • 3 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                Timing

            12. Alex_thekid
              • 3 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Kane noooo

            13. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Kane Goal

            14. Kellz86
              • 3 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Kane goal

            15. aleksaa2
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Kane 2:0

            16. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
              • 8 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Kane

            17. Bubz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              God I hate Son and Kane

            18. My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Kane G

            19. Hattrick Harry
              • 1 Year
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Harryman yeaah

            20. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • 11 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              selling son and kane ahead of playing the worst team in the PL was a bad idea. No matter what anyone says

              1. ALI_G
                • 3 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                yep

                people blinded by the DGW

              2. Burger
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                Haters gonna get punished.

              3. Patio Kev
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                Agreed but it depends what you spent the money on instead.

            21. AC/DC AFC
              • 5 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Goal spurs

            22. My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              Son Assist

              1. My heart goes Salalalalah
                • 4 Years
                5 months, 10 hours ago

                Nope, sorry all

            23. hueycho
              • 2 Years
              5 months, 10 hours ago

              KANE!!!!!!LETS GO!