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

    In heaven

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

      Looks like you’re on for a great week again.

      I keep thinking I should just copy your team and be done with it haha

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

        Haha cheers

    2. Van der Faart
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Did you C either of them? Think we may be 2 of the only few who held both.

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

        No KdB (C)

  2. Fer Fuch's Ake
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Kane punishing the DGWer sellers

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

      Well unless whoever they brought in scores more?

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

        Your logic doesn't work here Butters.

    2. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Hardly a punishment......yet...

  3. BeWater
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Vardy is an absolute waste of space compared to Kane.

  4. Hattrick Harry
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 12 days ago

    There’s 2 scorers and neither has man bun, something to think about.

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

      No bun no man

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

      Reported for being bunist.

  5. money face bandwagon
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    u still have to waste another transfer doing vardy->kane

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

    For those holding Kane... Unlikely they've got the range of premium picks across midfield too.

    It's a trade off. This is how this game works.

    1. highsguy
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Lol

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

      I have Kane, Salah, Son, Soucek

    3. gogs67
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I have KDB, Bruno, Son and Kane, can get Salah back to complete the 5 in 3 transfers, and still have double City defence.
      Swithering if it's worth holding them all though as I'd only have one playing keeper.

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

      I already had son bruno kdb salah but still sold him lol

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

    The top 2 players of the season getting points 😯

  8. REDMOND IN SANDALS
    8 months, 12 days ago

    should have slide that to son ffs

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

    At least people only sold Kane to Vardy for a -2.

    1. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      As things stands Vardy pretty much needs an assist to match him

  10. Slurpy
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    My Kane to Vardy (C) baring fruits....

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      I think that you mean bearing .... we don't want any naked fruits around here thank you. 😉

  11. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    DGW is such a myth. Worst thing ever.

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Only learning this now?

    2. Das Boot
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      really? come back and tell me this when it is over

    3. Nikolai Volkoff
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      We say that every season, yet we fall for the allure

    4. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      No, they definitely exist.

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

    Cup opponent with Kane(c) damnn no more please

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

    It's quite amazing what Kane and Son do to your rank when you don't have them 😆

    1. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Haha this is why I refuse to look

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

      Very true. Its just a good thing they'll be out if the way early with 18 teams yet to play...

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

        I like that positive attitude. Never though of it like that. Can only be up from full time in this game!

  14. EmreCan Hustle
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Ramsdale should have done better

    1. Hattrick Harry
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      But he did not, Harry is punisher

  15. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Sheffield United are doing as bad as Derby because they've got a Ram between the sticks.

  16. Pukki Party
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Kane and Son both 12.5m forwards next season?

  17. djman102
    • 12 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Had a gut feeling Vardy would do well this week. Must have been something I ate. Hopefully he's fit for Chelsea so there is a chance.

    1. Custard Gannet
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Had the same feeling so made him captain. Seeing him hobbling off last night made me sick.

    2. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Something you eat gives feelings of a Vardy haul? What is this food?

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

        MDMA

        1. Salah’s Sonnet
          • 10 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Haha!

        2. djman102
          • 12 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Yep..."My Doublegameweeker Missed Again"

  18. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    did a -8 for Kane, son, KWP to Salah, Chilly, Antonio

    1. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Ouch

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Could pay off

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

      That's not a terrible move. Could still work out if Kane and son stop now.

    4. REDMOND IN SANDALS
      8 months, 12 days ago

      not that bad tbh chilly antonio will get more points in coming weeks

    5. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Plenty of chances for that to still pay off.

    6. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      That’s alright so far....

    7. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Will pay off I'm sure of it. I'll defo gain points from the move.

  19. Baines on Toast...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Glad I kept Kane this week.

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Wel, yeah

  20. Slurpy
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    1 return from 6 so far with a hit

  21. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Kane gobbling up the baps....good lad

  22. Ha.
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Son to Kane would be nice

  23. Goodricke
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 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.

    1. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Kane is pronounced Kane, unless it’s Harry himself saying it.....

    2. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Top prize for the most intellectual post of the day.

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Do I get second prize?

        1. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Pat on your back

          1. Jafooli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            8 months, 12 days ago

            I’ll take it....

            1. La Roja
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              8 months, 12 days ago

              😛

        2. Goodricke
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Only if you didn't sell kane for Vardy like i did!

        3. Old Man
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          Of course - you get two bonus, Goodricke gets three.

    3. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Hmmm... not sure... Why don’t the South Korea fans pronounce his nickname as “Sony” (as in PS5) if that’s the case?

      (They actually call him “Sonny” as in Vito Corleone’s kid)

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

        Because the Japanese colonised Korea for 35 years (1910-1945) and treated the population as slave labour. They even tried to ban them using their own language. Japanese association isn't sought after here (I live in Korea)

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          I see - Would that not make them pronounce it more like Sone-y though, than Sonn-y?

          Pretty sure in the All or nothing documentary lots of his Korean fans pronounced it thus, but interesting insight nonetheless thx

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • 11 Years
            8 months, 12 days ago

            Maybe regional accents are a factor - are there many accents in South Korea that would skew the pronunciation?

            It would be a bit like someone going to Korea and saying “They pronounce John Smith like this in England”...

            Whereas a Geordie saying “John Smith” will be different to a Scouser, who will be different again to a Brummie, who will be different again to a Cockney etc, etc

            Same in the US, NooYawk vs Ellabama vs Texas vs Montana vs California etc

      2. Marvin abides
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Looks like you just disputed Korean pronunciation with a Korean person. God I love the internet.

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

          I'm not Korean, just live here.

          1. Marvin abides
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 12 days ago

            Close enough.

    4. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      The Min section is slightly more toward the ‘mean, end but hardly much, other than that aye

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

        That's why i said "pretty much" as some regional dialects shorten the sound to sound like Min.

        1. Danno - Emre Canada
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 12 days ago

          1. Danno - Emre Canada
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 12 days ago

            Yep

  24. EmreCan Hustle
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    This would be 2-2 right now without Dier.

  25. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Oh dear, Kane to vardy fail

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

      It's alright, Vardy might be playing is next.

  26. james 101
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    I swapped Som and Kane to Maddy and Firmino.

    Not sure how it’ll work out but its just a game.

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Probably badly

      1. james 101
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Could easily yes. I can come to terms with that!

    2. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      *Sone

      1. james 101
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Sony?

    3. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Mine was Kane+Son to Sterling and Rashford. Jury still out but likely to be a failure.

      1. james 101
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Yes. But the ride lasts a bit longer...

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

    Somebody on here sold kane for werner for a hit. Wow

    1. Nice to Finally Michu
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      Yes sir

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

      Lateriser & a select few I imagine.

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

        Lolz

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

    Casuals in heaven...

    1. boc610
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      ha yeah only "casuals" kept son and kane.

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

        True..

  29. Brakos2k
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Kane and Son sellers unite!

    1. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 12 days ago

      They’re all behind the sofa....join them there

      1. Brakos2k
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 12 days ago

        Wouldn't be so bad if Vardy had put away his chances yesterday

  30. FDMS All Starz
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 12 days ago

    Prediction for the final score for the SHU - TOT match?