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Rashford benched as Fernandes owners hope for return to away-day form

A benching for Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) is the key Fantasy Premier League talking point ahead of Manchester United’s trip to Fulham.

The England international put in a gut-busting shift full of running against Liverpool at Anfield and has now been handed a rest at Craven Cottage.

Mason Greenwood (£7.0m) comes in for Rashford while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has selected Anthony Martial (£8.8m) on the flanks of his attacking midfield so he can deploy Edinson Cavani (£7.8m) up-front.

Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m) is to shoulder the main Fantasy responsibility as far as Manchester United’s goals are concerned although he is on a perplexing run of form.

Despite favouring away matches at the start of the season, the Portuguese international has blanked in three of his last four road trips.

Meanwhile, Fulham have gone with the usual back-three of Tosin Adarabioyo (£4.5m), Joachim Andersen (£4.5m) and Ola Aina (£4.5m) that has conceded one or fewer goals in each of their last six matches.

Aleksandar Mitrovic (£5.5m) is fit enough only for the bench so Scott Parker has to make do with a front-three of Ruben Loftus-Cheek (£5.9m), Ademola Lookman (£5.0m) and Ivan Cavaleiro (£5.3m) in light of Bobby De Cordova-Reid‘s (£5.3m) one-match suspension.

Fulham XI: Areola; Adarabioyo, Andersen, Aina; Bryan, Reed, Zambo Anguissa, Tete; Loftus-Cheek, Lookman; Cavaleiro.

Manchester United XI: De Gea; Shaw, Maguire, Bailly, Wan-Bissaka; Fred, Pogba; Martial, B Fernandes, Greenwood; Cavani.

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1,260 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Still no sign of trashford

    Love to see it

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Lovin it, he’s god awful

  2. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Which goal did Bruno get an assist for?

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Yes

    2. Zladan
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      The one he crossed into the box?

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Good question

    4. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      That one.

    5. Effe
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      The first one

  3. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Bruno goal now would be an 8 pointer.

    1. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Fulham definitely have a penalty area foul in them

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Doesn’t even need to be a foul vs United.

        1. The Senate
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          would be funny if it were true!

        2. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 9 days ago

          So true

    2. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      You counting the 3 baps or when he gets an assist for his own goal?

      1. GoonerSteve
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Lol

  4. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Rashford where are you?

    1. Londongeezaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      On for Martial at 79mins

    2. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      BRING HIM IN now

  5. Party time
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    This game is rigged by fpl tower. What a shame

    1. dansmusen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Like the US election

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Which one

  6. FPL_Hazards
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Why didnt Bruno get the assist for Pogba's goal?

    1. GoonerSteve
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

    2. GoonerSteve
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Lol

    3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      This

  7. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Magic bean misses a sitter

  8. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Big big miss from RLC

  9. Zladan
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    DDG channeling his inner DDG.

  10. GGMU
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    get bruno off ole

    1. Zladan
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      He was saying he doesn’t need rest. Besides, if he picks up a yellow here he guarantees rest in the cup anyway.

      May as well keep him on. Fulham aren’t out of this and Bruno is the one creating attacks.

      1. Bram
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yeah not like the cup tie is a big game ......

      2. Jimmers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Picks up a 5th yellow he missed the next league game not the cup game

  11. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    I'd rather we play with 10 players than with Martial on the pitch...

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      What’s the difference?

      1. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Better with 10 players, no one there to mess up a potential chance...

    2. Zladan
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Martial is so so poor.

    3. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Useless would be a compliment for him, just ambles around for 90 minutes doing nothing

      1. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Also very arrogant and a very poor attitude...

  12. FPL_Hazards
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    SKYFF didn't give Bruno an assist. Silly game.

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Neither did the BBC or anyone watching

    2. Zladan
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Strange. SkyBet did.

  13. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Bruno knows he cant risk a yc here

    Pulling out id tackles he nornally jumps into

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Would only be banned for FA cup game surely?

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yellows don’t carry across competition.

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Ahhh okies cheers

      2. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Doesn’t count

      3. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        No rule has been changed

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Stamped on Tete earlier.

  14. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    104 with 3 left with no chips and I still feel disappointed

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Good

    2. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Give over

    3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Ok

    4. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Very nice! 99 here with Salah(c), Robbo, Targett & Wilson 🙂

    5. VISH
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I am on 88 with no chips used and 3 to play. Feel suicidal.

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Lmao what?! Why and how?!

    6. GoonerSteve
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      102 with one left also no chips.

      Feel like I should have been more bold with hits.

      Fancied Antonio but didn't want to sell Bamford for example.

      But could have gone very wrong also, so overall pretty pleased. For now.

      1. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I can’t give out because of my score but it should’ve been so much more. Captain KDB, Cancelo, Martinez loosing CS, Son missing chances he always scores.

    7. Salarrivederci
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      122 with Salah (C) to go.
      No chips used this week.

  15. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Fulham will equalise

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Should do

  16. GloryManUnited
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    98 with Mane(C), Robbo, TAA tomorrow. LETS RIDE

    1. Zladan
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      You might make it to the 100 club!

      1. GloryManUnited
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        🙂

      2. Big Mac 24
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

    2. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Ride what?

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        lol

  17. ZEZIMA
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Get Rashy on ffs Ole Gunna

    1. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      🙁 what a double fw fail was he 🙁

      1. ZEZIMA
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        YEP!!!

  18. Daniel - WC Active
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    So basically if Chilwell was heavy owned and captained and played for Manchester he would have gotten an assist and probably BP too

    1. Davros
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Might have been given the goal

    2. Salarrivederci
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Dubious assists is not something new. Look at DCL assist against United on Bernards goal. Bamford assist on Alioski goal.

  19. Milkman Bruno
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Rashford fully rested for Sheffield game is good

      1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Liverpool next

      2. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        It's not. We are desperate for points

      3. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        He could be fresh as a daisy and still hit every shot at the keeper

        1. GloryManUnited
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          You are consistent, which is important.

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            Thanking you kindly

      4. HonestBlatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        No he needs a small runout

      5. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Ramsdale owner?

    • TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      100 points is going to be pretty average this gameweek isn’t it?

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        not good enough

      2. ZEZIMA
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Not until the n00bs with Bruno (c) got their fake assist!!!

      3. DA Minnion
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yeah

      4. Party time
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yes

      5. kennethrhcp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yep

      6. Davros
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        No

      7. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yes if chips used

      8. Old Bull
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I’m 29 below that with 2 to go. Fed up

    • GGMU
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      we need bruno for the sheff game, take him off ole!

    • S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      And I thought Rashford being good differential. Never again.

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Same here. I can stand a benching when a bench player is in but not on a double. 10 millions for 2 pts damn ir

      2. Old Bull
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        I too deceived myself along those lines

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Fpl season keeper mitrovic sighting

      1. TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        He is due

      2. Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Talismanic

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Trash and kdb 2 epic fails of this game week

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        And I've got both arrgghh

      2. Bram
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Salah to complete the set

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      RLC awful awful awful

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Loftus cheek getting closer

    • Londongeezaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Now I know why they named him Loftus

      1. kennethrhcp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Poor

      2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        The shot landed in Loftus Road?

    • Zladan
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      RLOLC

      Is he on Chelsea’s books still or did they rid of him?

    • Bookkeeper
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Lofty you wally!

    • HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      RASH ONE GOAL PLEASE