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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
    3 months, 25 days 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
      3 months, 25 days 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
    3 months, 25 days ago

    When are potential BGWs and DGWs again..?

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      While off yet

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

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

      1. Jdpz
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 25 days ago

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

        1. Forza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

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

    3. Kabayan
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      29 and 26

  3. Paul Psychic Octopus
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 25 days ago

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

    1. Paul Psychic Octopus
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

      Oops. Reply fail to Reckless, previous page.

  4. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 25 days 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
      3 months, 25 days ago

      WC25 BB26 is the move

      1. BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 25 days 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
        3 months, 25 days 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
    3 months, 25 days 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
        3 months, 25 days ago

        You mean he’s not on 18 points!?

    2. teneighty
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 25 days ago

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

      1. tokara
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Linked to psg maybe lol

        1. Party time
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Psv

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

        Eindhoven calling

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

        Going the same way as jan

      4. teneighty
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Ah, cheers guys.

    3. noahzark22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 25 days 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
        3 months, 25 days ago

        Thanks for the update

        1. noahzark22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          maybe you could learn something!

    4. Saka_me_sideways
        3 months, 25 days 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
          3 months, 25 days ago

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

          1. Saka_me_sideways
              3 months, 25 days ago

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

            • noahzark22
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              Winners are the ones with Son and Barnes so far!

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

                The winning winners have Son Barnes and Antonio 🙂

          2. Sir Alex Telles.
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            This. Our time will come.

          3. Nightcrawler
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Almost all son owners have kdb and salah

            1. Deulofail
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              Actually only 1076 managers (10.76%) in the Top10k

              1. Deulofail
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 25 days ago

                Around 3.19% overall

        2. Sir Alex Telles.
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

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

        3. PogChamp
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Uncomfortable viewing without Son.

          1. Sir Alex Telles.
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Switch the telly off.

          2. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            You need a more comfortable sofa

        4. Baines on Toast...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

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

        5. Egg noodle
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

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

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

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

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

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

            1. Egg noodle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

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

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

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

          4. Sir Alex Telles.
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 25 days 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
              3 months, 25 days ago

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

            2. Slouch87
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

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

          5. COK3Y5MURF
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Thought that was the point of this forum

            1. Egg noodle
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              lol sounds about right

          6. Pumpy Pro
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 25 days 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
              3 months, 25 days 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
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 25 days 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
            3 months, 25 days 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
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 25 days 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
            3 months, 25 days 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
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 25 days ago

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

              1. Nightcrawler
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 25 days ago

                LOL HAHAHA

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

            This aged well

        7. hueycho
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Kane needs to get in da game!!!

          1. MessiGOAT
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            No he doesn't need that

        8. Baines on Toast...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Embarrassed I did not sell Kane this week

          1. MessiGOAT
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Still time for him to score

          2. THE KING CANTONA
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 25 days ago

            To Vardy? Really?

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

            He’ll score

        9. Slouch87
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 25 days 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
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Sheffield is relegated.

          1. aleksaa2
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            The hottest take today.

        11. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Spurs apart from Son are poor.

          1. ALI_G
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            timing

            1. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 25 days ago

              As a Kane owner I had to do something.

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

            Timing

        12. Alex_thekid
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Kane noooo

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

          Kane Goal

        14. Kellz86
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Kane goal

        15. aleksaa2
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Kane 2:0

        16. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Kane

        17. Bubz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          God I hate Son and Kane

        18. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Kane G

        19. Hattrick Harry
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Harryman yeaah

        20. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 25 days 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
            3 months, 25 days ago

            yep

            people blinded by the DGW

          2. Burger
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Haters gonna get punished.

          3. Patio Kev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

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

        21. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Goal spurs

        22. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          Son Assist

          1. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 25 days ago

            Nope, sorry all

        23. hueycho
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 25 days ago

          KANE!!!!!!LETS GO!