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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. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    It never ceases to amaze me how many people fall for the troll bait on here hook, line and sinker.

  2. MoSalad
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Cracking goal that, Rashford on now please

  3. Party time
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    I am a PROUD LOOKMAN OWNER

  4. djman102
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    NO WAY!!!!!!!!! Yay, Lookman! Cannot believe it.

  5. Threat Level Midnight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    On 89 with Bruno, AWB, TAA, Robbo, and Mane (C) still. Had Antonio as my captain until 2 minutes before kickoff. Please everyone insult me for being such a pansy-a**.

  6. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Anguissaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Assist

  7. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Man U 1-0 down...

    Now starts the countdown to Bruno being awarded a jammy pen 😉

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Plus goal from ball out of play, couple other VAR ignores

  8. Salarrivederci
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Hurts picking Cavaleiro > Lookman for this GW :/

  9. Mr Arsenal
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Great - Double cs gone...

    For my rival

  10. Herman Toothrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Soucek to Lookman?

  11. Party time
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Lookman I love yaaaaa

    1. LǝgleSs e|even
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Looks like youre enroute to a 150 gw? Team link?

  12. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Yes United CS wiped

  13. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Just need Burnley to score tomorrow now

  14. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Slab head clean sheet gone!

  15. LǝgleSs e|even
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Gundo nailed for the next 4 gameweeks?

  16. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Thanks United. Kick someone when they’re down. I think I’m done for a while or something bad could happen

    1. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      It's just a game

  17. Pukki Party
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Is VAR closed tonight?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Nah there's the lines

  18. Alisson WondHaaland
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Lookman wiping away United CS and Bruno's CS point. Get innnnn

  19. Mr Arsenal
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    ManU behind - only a routine pen can save them. Make it happen ref!

  20. The Ilfordian
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Yay, my Zouma sub gets an assist!!!

  21. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    We all knew it was gonna happen. Zambo to outscore KdB xD

  22. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    AFZA DGW Hero.

    Like Capoue of years past, what a playerrrrr

  23. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    RASHFORD IN now

  24. The Suspended One
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Anyone on 100 with no chips?

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yep, 105, no chips used

    2. Hect.OR 98th
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      99 and all chips intact

      1. Hect.OR 98th
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Actually, I took a -8 so only 91.

    3. Buck The Trent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      06 with Bruno Rash Salah Martinez left

      1. Buck The Trent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        96

    4. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Nice job; think it’s going to be nice having all chips; 19 gwks is quite a long haul

    5. Indpush
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      96 all chips in tact

    6. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Grace from Hickingston, Cornwall. Got a note from the Queen and everything.

    7. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Nearly

    8. joey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      I'm on 109 with bench boost, but only 8 points from my bench. 8 point hit as well mind but some players left as well. I assume anyone who has Stones will be in and around there but otherwise it's been a decent week, nothing special.

    9. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yes

  25. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Wow rival has Jesus Kane Gundogan Salah Son ESR Lookman Stones Robertson Cresswell McCarthy, I feel sick!

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      That's an average-ish team. Nothing super special about it. Just Stones that has huge points.

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Oh and Gundo! missed him.

      2. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        I had the same take

      3. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Over 100!

    2. joey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      To be fair if he's got Jesus he can't be too much to worry about!

      1. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Brought him in for DGW, he's inside top 100k

  26. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Pogba just watched that go in, lazy!

    1. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      He definitely put Lookman in his FPL team

  27. RyanMK
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Soucek > Gundo. No brainer?

  28. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    4.5 mid outscores KDB

  29. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Huge goal for non United defence owners

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Isn’t that everyone??

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Mostly. Something like 13% EO of Man Utd defence.

  30. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Lookman owner here in heaven!

    1. Liberate HK - antichinazi
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yes but i also own Maguire 🙁

    2. matiakez
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Absolutely - stop the season now.