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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. The Senate
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Rashy stripping off

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

    RLC shot just landing in Stamford Bridge now.

    1. BIG TONES
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Into the thames by Putney Bridge

  3. BIG TONES
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    That suspect af Bruno assist just pushed me over 100 points lol

    1. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Did they give it?

  4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Rashford coming on

  5. GROBARI
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Loftus Cheek awful

    • One of Those Days
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Rashford cameo incoming

    • Dthinger
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      when will Bruno be awarded the assist for Pogba's goal? Asking for a friend...

    • Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      I take back what I said earlier, RLC isnt very very bad, hes plain atrocious and should retire.

    • The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Rashford coming to save all your seasons

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Martial goes off with angry look

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

        He always look like that

      2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        That's just his face

      3. PrestigeWorldwidewidewide..…
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Just his RBF syndrome

    • Niho992
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      RLC is probably worst player in the world. Another awful english player.

      1. Nimby
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        He's played well. You appear to be talking nonsense.

        1. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          playing well ? just lol. He ruined almost every Fulham attack with awful decisions

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

      It’s scary how consistent Martial is.

      Another game gone by anonymously.

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Cavani should take over imo. Trashford at least has the stats

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

          For sure, the difference Cavani makes is ridiculous, proper striker.

      2. The Ilfordian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        I own him for some reason. Keep for SHU or is it a guaranteed 0-2 points?

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          He likes SHU:

          Jun-20
          Man Utd 3-0 Sheff Utd
          G: Martial x3
          A: Rashford x2, AWB

          Dec-20
          Sheff Utd 2-3 Man Utd
          G: Rashford x2, Martial x1
          A: Martial, Lindelof, Pogba

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

            Seems that Rashford likes them too and he’s decent!

            1. Sun Jihai
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Yep! Bruno doesn't!

          2. The Ilfordian
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Wow, thanks for the info. I’m happy just imagining another haul! I’ll manage my expectations but no harm one more week

      3. PrestigeWorldwidewidewide..…
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Based on his end of season form last year I expected much more this season but so far it's not to be

    • GROBARI
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Trashford with big 1 pointer!

        1. Daniel - WC Active
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Made a green arrow for me even with 1 pt

      • Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Come ooooon Rqshfoooord

      • Doctor Evil
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        90 with TAA, Salah and Martinez to go, sitting at almost exactly the same rank as before this DGW started of 25k. Guess I should be happy as I didn’t use bench boost or TC

      • Zladan
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Martial comes off. United win secured.

      • Bookkeeper
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Greenwood has dropped off a cliff this season!

        1. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          I heard somewhere he is the best young player in England though

          1. Bookkeeper
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            on here!

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

            The blind man convention?

          3. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Both answers correct

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

          Heads still in Iceland.

          1. Daniel - WC Active
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            You can't run from a xG

        3. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          He didn’t drop off he just over performed for 6 weeks. Another overhyped young English player

      • Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        how united top of leage with Rashford and Martial is extraordinary

        1. Daniel - WC Active
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Ole the genius

        2. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Nobody is good this year

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

          Only halfway through.

          City will be well clear after another month or so.

        4. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Their only on 37 pts in 18 games. Not even 2 pts a game which most years wouldn’t even get top 4!

          1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Maffs

            1. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Sorry. 2.05 pts per game. My apologies

        5. Olson
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          the problem is the gap between city and united. city who have been put-putting along in second gear and united who are all heady and think they're actually good

      • Olson
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        remember 'the ultimate midfield' of bruno, KdB, salah, son and grealish.

        Every. Single. Year

        1. Lucky Z
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          what to remember?

        2. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Damn served me well I know that much 😉

        3. Dthinger
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          This is literally the list of the top five scoring mids? What's the joke here?

      • Lucky Z
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Strange that I did not bring Rashford in with such luck

      • Captain Vantastic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Any chance of Bruno getting the assist for the Fulham goal?

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

          😆 still time

      • UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        KDB + Wilson >> Maddison + Kane

        Here iam actually thinking these are a bit of tidy transfer action.

        Yay or nay?

      • GGMU
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        bruno won't start vs sheff

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

          Can’t see him starting at the weekend.

          1. GGMU
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            he will vs pool, won't vs sheff

      • Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Cavani has put in more yards in this game than Martial has all season.

      • ZEZIMA
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Rashy gets a hattrick if he starts this game. Fuming

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          If no keeper for Fulham then sure

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

        Can’t stress enough how pleased I am to see that extra point from Rashford

      • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Son to Rashford?

      • JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Can people stop overrating this United team. They’re on 37 pts after 18 games. Most years this wouldn’t be even enough for top 4. People acting like this team has come on leap and bounds

        1. Olson
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          It has. They were rubbish and now they are mediocre

        2. REDMOND IN SANDALS
            1 month, 8 days ago

            the team top of the league table is overrated makes sense.

        3. The Tinkerman
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          TAA > Cancelo (FT)?

          Martinez (McC)
          TAA, Justin, Stones, Coufal (Ayling)
          Salah, KDB, Bruno, ESR (Soucek)
          Vardy, Bamford (Brewster)

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Stop tinkering

        4. The Senate
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Kamara YC for simulation?