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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. Atimis
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Best way to use third City spot along Cancelo and KDB ?

    1) Stones

    2) Gundo

    1. TheBiffas
        2 months, 27 days ago

        stones easy

      • Nikolai Volkoff
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        1

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

        Stones is too good value to ignore with Man City's defence
        Choice is between KDB or Gundo IMO

    2. Stoic
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Inclinedhead wide

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

      Poor bloke KDB wakes up every morning wishing he was Bruno Fernandes.

      What a player, genuinely the biggest difference to our side since the likes of Cristiano and Cantona.

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

        LOL

      2. Black Knights
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        So weird the fascination United fans have with slandering kdb.

      3. Brehmeren
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Rooney genuinely disagrees.

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

      I have Bruno 4pts?

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        3pts+1pt

      2. Pad Randa (The OG)
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        So does everyone else. 3 + 1

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

        What’s 3+1?

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

        Hahaha 😀

      5. Sid1891
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Total for two games so far

    5. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      That's 2 assists this gameweek for Areola. Good return.

      1. Pad Randa (The OG)
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Wasn't funny the first five times.

        1. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Sorry Fudgy.

          1. PompeyUpNorth!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            I thought it was though. First time I’ve seen it. Lol

            1. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              It's his original account 😉

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

            Ah, one of the other red pandas 🙂

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

            Are you Fudgy in disguise?

            1. Pad Randa (The OG)
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              I am not.

    6. Firmino
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      A) Adams -> Brewster, Stephens -> Gundogan -4
      B) Adams -> Watkins

    7. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Chance of Rashford to sub in at this rate?

      1. PompeyUpNorth!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        79%

      2. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Yes

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

      Bruno conversion +2.

    9. rnrd
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Bruno is like Kdb or kante. No matter which team you support or your FPL bias he’s a real joy to watch play

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

      How’s areola looking..?

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

        Alert

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

        Floppy.

      3. JBG
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Looking to assist more goals for Utd.

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

        Perky

    11. Pad Randa (The OG)
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Diabolical from Bruno.

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

      That fk made me laugh

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

        That's what she said

        1. Milkman Bruno
            2 months, 27 days ago

            😆

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

        Chilwell to Stones worth a FT?

        1. ZEZIMA
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Yeah

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

          Considering the same...

      3. Londongeezaa
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        2 below me in my ML have Bruno(c) and 2 above me don’t own him.

        As a non capper want do I want from Bruno? 🙂

      4. Milkman Bruno
          2 months, 27 days ago

          That’s it Bruno, take the points

        • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Bruno stamp

          1. Milkman Bruno
              2 months, 27 days ago

              😆 never

          2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            No post match interview for Pep? KDB injury update?

            1. aleksaa2
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Kevin De Bruyne: Pep says it “might be something muscular!”

              1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Will wait for further news then before I use my FT. Was planning Soucek to Gundo.

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

            Bruno stamp.

            Red VAR check.

          4. fcsaltyballs
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            Bruno fail

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

            Uh oh

          6. ZEZIMA
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 27 days ago

            That's a RED

            1. Milkman Bruno
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Ah stop now. Come on.

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

              AFZA too good for this bunch.

            3. Nightcrawler
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Bruno yc vs burbkey saving a lot of TCers the same fate as kdb.

            4. Gudjohnsen
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              If Bruno gets a yellow does he miss the next game against Sheffield United or does he miss the FA cup game?

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

                Sheffield.

              2. Totti
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                I think now he won’t be banned as the gameweek 19 is over

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

              Bruno red?

              1. JBG
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Yes and a penalty for him.

            6. rokonto
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Does Bruno get a ban if yellowed 2nite?

            7. fcsaltyballs
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Anyone know why Bruno was rested ?

              1. AMBELLINA PRISE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 27 days ago

                He was tired

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

              Bit annoyed as I was hoping to milk a few more points out of areola

              1. MikeS
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Milk what out if her areola?

            9. MikeS
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 27 days ago

              Is triple city defence stupid?

              Currently have Dias, stones and ederson.

              Wanted to get rid of ederson to allow kdb in but with his blank thinking of keeping the triple defence ?

              1. AMBELLINA PRISE
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Apparently not stupid. Although Ederson is very expensive

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

              Areola is an absolute liability.

              1. MikeS
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 27 days ago

                Loves it up the areola

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

                  Ummm.. you’re doing it wrong...

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

                He’s too sensitive

                1. MikeS
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 27 days ago

                  Lol