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

    Get Brewster on. I need a hattrick for my BB.

    1. DGW Sane TC Fail....
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      i like this comment lol

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      He might get a hat-trick of completed passes perhaps. Maybe.

  2. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Kane and Son are such consistent scorers!

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

      Top FPL score tables for mid and forward

  3. 272MK
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    I need Son Kane to haul and Salah(C) to haul more than KDB to make up for me missing the deadline and not doing
    Son > KDB(C)
    Kane > Antonio

    I honestly would take it if it's 15pts less

  4. PogChamp
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Cresswell top of the defender points table. He's already got 10 baps. My best pick of the season so far.

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

      He's a bap magnet and found out exactly why when i watched west ham yesterday

      Very composed on the ball

      1. PogChamp
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Yeah he was great yesterday

      2. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        He's overpriced. Coufal creates similar number of chances for less.

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

          Cresswell 85 pts Coufal 58 pts

    2. The Red Devil
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Brilliant defender, shame I can't afford him, had to be content with coufal, hopefully he hauls in the second game

      1. PogChamp
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Coufal is still nice. Gave West Ham double defence a lot of thought but went with Antonio instead.

    3. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Enjoyed the cressy wagon for weeks but went to coufal on wc, 2 points less but a lot cheaper

  5. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    I want Kane and Son to score an inordinate number of goals to justify my BB.

  6. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Is KDB going to start tonight?

    1. Lindelol
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      WHy not?

      1. TheDragon
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        I don’t know - I’ve triple captained him and I’ve got the fear. I’ve a history of bad triple captains

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          Not worse than mine. I TC'd Mane for 3 points in total.

          1. The Red Devil
            • 6 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            I'd TC sterling for his 1 pointer last season

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

      Hopefully but why not?

  7. Shark Team
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Is KDB(-4) gonna outscore Kane ?

    1. Hits from the Bong
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Yeah

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

      Yes

    3. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Its a matter of wait and see because Spurs can score 7 goals and I guess you already know Kane's involvement in Spurs goals..

    4. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Hope not

  8. The Red Devil
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    On an unrelated topic, those with meslier owners, what're you doing? I can move him on for McCarthy or take a hit to get Martinez

  9. Hits from the Bong
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Anyone regretting not TCing Salah? Think I messed up

    1. 272MK
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Y

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

      Not even having him, disaster waiting to happen

  10. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Matip not pictured with Liverpool squad.

    The end is nigh.

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

      If it was, I’d have report you to Operation Yewtree...

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        😮

  11. Quan MisTaka
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    How is Kane on 30bps and Aurier on 18bps?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Kane’s goal is worth 24 BPS.

      1. Quan MisTaka
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        are strikers goals worth more? Surely surier got winning goal bps?

        Is there a list of bps for action somehwere?

        1. Deulofail
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 2 days ago

          Q1. https://fantasy.premierleague.com/help/rules

          Q2. Winning goal baps added at the end of the end I believe

          1. Deulofail
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            Q3. See Q1.

          2. Quan MisTaka
            • 3 Years
            8 months, 2 days ago

            nice one pal, thank you

    2. mynameisq
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Clean sheet not factored in yet?

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

      Fwds get ridiculous amount of points for a goal, Aurier CS points yet to be added...

    4. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      FWDs get more bps for a goal than DEFs. Because FWDs job is to score goals. DEFs job is to keep CS.

    5. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      You get 25 for scoring as a forward.

    6. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Kane created big chance for Son and cs is not factored in

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

      Wait for the CS bps

    8. Jersey Boy
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Forward gets considerably more baps for a goal than a defender does

    9. Yes Ndidi
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      You get extra bps for being England Captain

  12. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    SHU look like they'll score soon

  13. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Son was in there, strange to pull it back

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Thanks for your advice on keeping kane . I probably would have done it but you just gave me that extra little push 😉

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        No probs, bit early to fully judge though!

  14. Naby K8a
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Oh no Henderson at cb again

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

      Do they have any choice?

      1. Naby K8a
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        played Williams in the Spurs win but not really

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

          Too risky that but Henderson at the back is likely impacting attack

  15. Al Moon Yeah
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    The lord has been cautioned

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Surely the Lord is the one who cautions.

    2. Nikolai Volkoff
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      The locusts were the last straw

      1. Al Moon Yeah
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Lol

  16. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Utd fans...poools have been lost at home for more than almost 3 years right? As a Utd fan I feel this is our best chance considering our form/confidence and pools form and their defence..Tough coz they always on a high at home but gut says today is the day..

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

      Thanks Gary.....

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

        😆

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

      Maybe a draw today

    3. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Pool beats big teams remember.

  17. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    That Spurs cleanie should have gone by yesterday.

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

    I took out Fernandez this week to play bench boost. I hope he gets a yellow card against Liverpool

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Taking out a Newcastle defender ain't so brave 😛

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

        😀

  19. In Bale We Trust
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Ramsdale was such an awful signing for SHU. He looked crap at Bournemouth too so no pity for SHU. They should have known better.

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

      For sure

    2. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 2 days ago

      They saw when he saved a penalty from Ings last season and thought like he is a Henderson v2.0

  20. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    If Kane comes away with 9 pts and Son only 5 I’ll feel hard done by as a Son owner

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

      If sours keep a cleanie it will most likely be 6 vs 8

  21. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Ramsdale such a clown. Drop this guy, Wilder.

  22. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Ramsdale worst keeper in the league

  23. 272MK
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Kane assist Son.

    Is that too much to ask for?

  24. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Kane -BPS

  25. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Spurs' counter attacking is freaking scary. Every time Sheffield Utd give the ball away you feel they're going to score.

  26. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Kane not passing it today

  27. Deulofail
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    3 managers in top 10k share my Arsenal triple up of Tierney, Saka & ESR. If you're out there, guys, let's Skype.

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 2 days ago

      I have arsenal triple up

      Ranked 1m tho 😀

      1. Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 2 days ago

        Which players?

        I'm 1.9m myself, so those 3 managers were not wise to copy my strategy.

  28. GROBARI
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Good old times when Lundstram was a defender in FPL

  29. MoSalad
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Why is this game going so slow!? Time for a Kane & Son rest me thinks.

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 2 days ago

      Yes please! I can see a Son goal before that rest comes though 🙁

  30. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 2 days ago

    Another Kane goal with a non-Son assist please