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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. fedolefan
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Well, this is going to be tough viewing in the second half.

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

      Another couple for Kane would be ideal with no Son involvement.

  2. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    I chose KDB(-4) instead of Kane. Let's see how bad can it goes.

  3. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    When do Sheffield pull the plug on Wilder? he's got it wrong all season. Team has no shape and today against a team like Spurs, i'd have expected Sheffield to sit in a low block to limit the space for Son and Kane.
    Really poor from Wilder.

    1. Kellz86
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      And the money they paid for Brewster, that is the kind of money you spend on a proven player not an untested future prospect

      1. Bookkeeper
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        of course, he's not the man to turn it around if they wish to stay in the PL. Their other difficulty is, there are no suitable managers available to come in to rescue the season.

      2. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Not only that, he can't even get a start. Record signings ffs. Doesn't even fit their playing style

        1. Bookkeeper
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          absolutely, they should have looked at Origi instead, i'm sure Liverpool would have been tempted at 25-30m

    2. faux_C
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      They won't stay up no matter who they appoint and Wilder will be able to bring them back up. Not everything has to be kneejerk.

      1. Kellz86
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        1 win in 19 matches, hardly a knee jerk

  4. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Kane to Vardy movers unite! Well, is Vardy fit to play Chelsea though?

    1. tokara
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      50-50, sub put to preserve him based on news.

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Hope he plays and gifts us believers something!

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Season ending move right there. Why even bother doing the logical thing...

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        And especially this season, bad move actually!

      2. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Wow you're still grumpy

    3. boc610
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      I think I saw him leaving the king power using a zimmer frame

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        A case of WKD today and back in training tomorrow.

  5. Jafooli
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Realistically SHU are probably most likely to score during the next 10mins....

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

      They actually are creating. Ollie Burke has the pace to trouble spurs. Shame he can't finish.

      1. mojoindojo
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Whoosh...

  6. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Sold son and Kane to accommodate kdb Antonio and vardy..so still hope..

  7. yalala
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    Come on Sonny

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      Yes come on!

  8. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 5 days ago

    What pts people are expecting from Salah in LIV-MUN game?

    1. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      8-10

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

      2

    3. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 5 days ago

      2

    4. GROBARI
        3 months, 5 days ago

        1 goal from penalty

        1. GROBARI
            3 months, 5 days ago

            So 6 pts

        2. Ode
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          7

        3. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          7

        4. yalala
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Why is everyone so pessimistic... 3

          1. Jimmy Boy
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            He has scored one goal in five appearances against United, it was in stoppage time on the break when United had thrown everyone forward for the last corner

            1. Whazza
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              So you're saying he's due

        5. Over Midwicket
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          2 X 3 for TC like me. I can't believe I TC'd him. He'll blank v the next two defences. He's in awful form and will barely get any shots off.

        6. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          25 because I dont have him

          1. MoSalad
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            We can hope

      • BenDavies
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 5 days ago

        Now it's 2-0 I don't think Mourinho tells them to sit back. Hopefully Spurs just continue to free flow attack to get them going again after recent dry spells

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Is it Mou, the happy one, today?

      • BeWater
          3 months, 5 days ago

          Defenders - 6 points per goal
          Midfielders - 5 points per goal
          Forwards - 4 points per goal
          Kane - 7 points per goal

          1. Jafooli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Yeah he’s a bap thief....

          2. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

            Only the first goal

            1. BeWater
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Yep 🙂

            2. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              I'm for forwards getting 4 pts for an assist.

          3. FDMS All Starz
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 5 days ago

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

            1. THFC4LIFE
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              1-3

            2. Kellz86
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              0-2

            3. Hotdogs for Tea
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              1 - 5

            4. GROBARI
                3 months, 5 days ago

                1-4

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

                0-4

              • MessiGOAT
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                1-2

              • RamaJama
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                0-2

                1. RamaJama
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Mourinho always puts on the break to secure the win

              • Magic Zico
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Just another Son goal and maybe McGoldrick 😛

              • Over Midwicket
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                0-13

            5. SHOWSTOPPERRR
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Any news on city line up guys? Sold son for kdb..

              1. Kellz86
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Son is only on 4pts and barely in the BPs, KdB was a must this week so fear not

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

                Kdb benched.

                1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Confirmed? Is the source reliable??

                  1. Whazza
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    It's a picture of a burger. Surely trustworthy?

                    1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 5 days ago

                      Ha ha cheers

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

                    Made up by me, incredibly unreliable 😆

                    1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 5 days ago

                      Tasty..:-)

                  3. Pukki Party
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    McFeast sauce

            6. Says
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Why do sky have their pundits in office chairs

              1. Sco
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Their shift is 1pm to 10pm tonight so probably for comfort.

              2. Rainer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                They gave their sofas to Kane & Son sellers.

              3. FDMS All Starz
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Probably temporary due to covid

            7. Deulofail
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              FYI
              Combined ownership of Salah, Son and KDB:

              10.8% in the Top10k .
              Around 3.2% overall.

              1. diesel001
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                How about Salah, Fernandes, KDB? That is the real threatening trio.

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

                  39.7% top 10k
                  7.23% overall

                  1. Brimble82
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    And all five?
                    Bruno, KDB, Salah, Son & Kane?

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

                      0.48% top 10k
                      0.12% overall

                      1. Brimble82
                        • 2 Years
                        3 months, 5 days ago

                        Nice. Thanks DF

            8. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Surprising that Wilder hasn't dropped Ramsdale. Why not give another GK a go?

              1. Bookkeeper
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Afraid Wilder has got many things wrong this season!!

            9. Iceball
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              2 points below top10k average atm with 21 to go! Cant wait for the real games!

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

                You have 21.67 points? 😀

            10. Camino Aleatorio
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              How I classify players as I play them

              Putin Class = Average less than 1500 per season
              Buddikha Class= Average less than 1800 per season
              Casual Class = Average less than 2000 per season
              Bezerker Class = Average less than 2200 per season
              Grenadier Class = Average less than 2400 per season
              Stud Bolt Class = Average more than 2400 per season

              1. diesel001
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Not many Stud Bolt Class.....

              2. Over Midwicket
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                What are you talking about?

                1. Forgetmeknot
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  I’m guessing FPL players (points) rather than actual players

              3. L'Aeroplanino
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                wut

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

                Grenadier Class 😎
                (If you meant 2300 rather than 2200.)

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

                  Oh no your wording so fine, just funny worded.

              5. TheDragon
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                I’m a high level Grenadier based on last 5 seasons

              6. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Grenadier easy... doubt theres many in the last category

            11. Firminoooo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 5 days ago

              Watching the Spurs games with no Kane or Sone are exhausting. Been doing it the whole season and don’t know if I can handle it anymore.

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Im not even watching the Spurs game any more. Its just pure torture watching jammy casuals rewarded over and over and over

                1. highsguy
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    So jammy to keep the highest scoring duo in the league. Think the real casuals took -12 hits just to bring in DGWers with no regard to form, fixture, rotation, etc...

                2. Gizzachance
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Took son out for kdb for -4
                  T/c kdb, still worrying watching son an Kane with a sgw( pulls mask over head to hide !)

              2. Trophé Mourinho
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 5 days ago

                It’s about time Kane got a hatti

                1. Magic Zico
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Has he ever done it under Mou? Could not remember ...

              3. Duke Silver ☑
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                We all know that Ramsdale is rubbish but I do think he's being made a scapegoat in this Sheffield Utd team.

                1. diesel001
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Nah. He is a massive part of the decline in defensive performance.

                  Wilder is to blame for the decline in offensive performance. He should be playing Burke and Brewster together. McBurnie and McGoldrick should be nowhere near the first team.

                2. Camino Aleatorio
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  I can think of several worse

                  DeGea, Kepa, Leno, Pickford, Areola, Patricio

                  English fans absolutely hate English keepers

                  Time y’all take a knee against English Keeper hate

                  1. diesel001
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    You must be kidding

              4. Nightcrawler
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Just a 3k rank drop after that kane goal(and current 3 bonus) phew

                1. djman102
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Where are you ranked? I went down over 60K. Granted that's a 10% drop for me.

                  1. Nightcrawler
                    • 1 Year
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    32 to 35k

                    1. djman102
                      • 11 Years
                      3 months, 5 days ago

                      So also about 10%. Interesting.

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

                Martial likely to start?

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

                  You tell us Ole.

              6. DGW Sane TC Fail....
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                i own Kane and Son and expecting nothing from them this half ..spurs with 100 completed passes between the back three

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

                  Expecting really only a counter attack goal

                  1. DGW Sane TC Fail....
                    • 10 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    i would take that 🙂

              7. Forgetmeknot
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Anyone else with only a few players played so far? I’ve only had 3 (although does mean I have another 19 to go)

                1. thegaffer82
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Yep, only 4 for me. Justin & Kane being two of those 🙂

              8. TheDragon
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                If ever there was a week not to check your scores after each match this is it

                It’s a marathon not a sprint this week

                1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Not if you have SGWers like Bamford and DGWers Like James who did not feature or Vardy who hobbled off!

                2. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  100%, it’s so tempting for me to check right now with Kane and Son but knowing I only own Bruno in the United game I could drop big time!

              9. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                60k rank drop after that Kane goal!

              10. FDMS All Starz
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 5 days ago

                Is Kdb benched? Or fake news?

                1. GROBARI
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    Fake news but i will love to see it

                  • Whazza
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    Dunno do you trust burgers?

                    1. Camino Aleatorio
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      3 months, 5 days ago

                      Eats boogers probably

                2. Hadebayor Mum
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Difficult for me to judge if my bench boost is success or failure simply because I hadn’t bothered deciding who I would actually have benched.

                  1. diesel001
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    Your three lowest scoring players.

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

                    Just had a look at your team and can confirm it's a fail.

                  3. Ruth_NZ
                    • 6 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    Decide now and be honest. Shouldn't be that hard.

                    Otherwise look at the gap between your final total and other teams that didn't use it. That's a rough guide.

                  4. Deulofail
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    Give me the players and I'll let you know

                  5. Rash
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    Johnstone Bamford Raphinha targett.. mine will very likely be a fail

                    1. Ruth_NZ
                      • 6 Years
                      3 months, 5 days ago

                      2 Covids & 2 blanks. Bit unlucky.

                3. yalala
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Anyone have irrational hatred for their close rivals

                  1. Camino Aleatorio
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    Hate him and he hates me

                    But we would miss each other if we did not have each other

                4. Bury94
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 5 days ago

                  Can't even bear to watch this without Kane and Son, might go for a nap for 45 mins

                  1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
                    • 3 Years
                    3 months, 5 days ago

                    Already stopped when aurier scored that too having sold son and Kane...utd pools is the one today..