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Live FPL updates from Crystal Palace vs Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has once again gone heavy with rotation as Manchester City take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

Sergio Aguero (£10.3m) makes his first start in eight games, with Guardiola making eight changes from the Citizens’ 2-1 win at Paris-Saint Germain on Wednesday.

Ruben Dias (£6.1m), Kyle Walker (£6.1m), Ilkay Gundogan (£5.7m), Kevin De Bruyne (£11.9m), Bernardo Silva (£7.4m), Phil Foden (£6.0m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.0m) all move to the bench for City.

John Stones (£5.1m), who also started the Champions League semi-final first leg against PSG, is serving the second match of a three-game ban.

Only Ederson (£6.1m), Joao Cancelo (£5.9m) and Rodrigo (£5.3m) keep their places from the victory in Paris, as Guardiola gives a host of key players a breather ahead of the second leg next Tuesday.

For Crystal Palace, the big FPL news is that Tyrick Mitchell (£3.8m) earns a first start since Gameweek 25.

The young left-back replaces Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m), while Roy Hodgson’s other change from the GW33 defeat at Leicester sees Andros Townsend (£5.5m) preferred to Jordan Ayew (£5.6m).

With Double Gameweek 35 confirmed, Eagles attacker Wilfried Zaha (£7.1m) will be blipping on the Fantasy radar. Hodgson’s team travel to both Sheffield United and Southampton in DGW35.

With no updates on social media this weekend, we will bring you live updates on all goals and assists from Selhurst Park, which you can follow below.

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; Mitchell, Dann, Kouyaté, Ward; Townsend, Riedewald, Milivojevic, Eze; Zaha, Benteke.

Manchester City XI: Ederson; Mendy, Laporte, Ake, Cancelo; Fernandinho, Rodri; Gabriel Jesus, Sterling, Torres; Aguero.

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422 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 1 hour ago

    Roulette!

  2. JBG
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 1 hour ago

    I thought this was going to be a nice goodbye to me from Dias, guess not XD. Out next GW.

    1. JBG
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 hour ago

      Wow Aguero and Jesus starting.

  3. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 1 hour ago

    F**k Pep Guardiola.

    1. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 41 mins ago

      Did you expect something different?

      1. El Presidente
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 5 mins ago

        Obviously he did

  4. RedWolf
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 1 hour ago

    Worth a -4 to get Zaha in over Jota for the dgw?

    1. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 53 mins ago

      Possibly yeah but jota have southampton at home then west brom away in gw 36. Can see the temptation though

  5. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 1 hour ago

    Mitchell at 3.8 is great for the DGW.

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 59 mins ago

      Doubt he plays any minutes at all

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 57 mins ago

        Any idea why he is playing this GW?

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 55 mins ago

          Speed

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 53 mins ago

            Because Roy Hodgson is on speed? Naughty old man!

        2. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 54 mins ago

          To trap us for the double. Roy is naughty

  6. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 59 mins ago

    Never been as bored of fpl as now.

    It really takes great stamina to keep your team active for 38 game weeks.

    1. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 52 mins ago

      agree its just getting over the finish line now before they close the gate

      1. JBG
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 50 mins ago

        Pretty much this.

    2. Indpush
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 46 mins ago

      If that's so, find another way of looking at it unless you like boredom

  7. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 59 mins ago

    Omg scenes 🙂

  8. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 58 mins ago

    What’s with all the moaning?

    Cancelo, Sterling and Aguero all start?

    1. JBG
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 57 mins ago

      That's the spirit KK.

    2. Brimble82
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 39 mins ago

      Exactly. I’ve been holding Cancelo since GW10 waiting for this very moment.

  9. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 57 mins ago

    Only got Watkins & Martinez today going to be some reds

    1. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 41 mins ago

      same

    2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 37 mins ago

      With a return to green tomorrow!

    3. Mr Ozil
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 33 mins ago

      Mendy and Siggy only here

  10. cam
    • 12 Years
    3 months, 57 mins ago

    Hi, Just lloked at sky sports fantasy for week 35 and they have liverpool v west brom down to play on tuesday 11/5/2021 which would mean a double game for them both. Can this be correct because it is not listed on the scout article for teams playing a double game

    1. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 40 mins ago

      Liverpool v West Brom was moved to the 16th yesterday. They haven't updated it.

      1. cam
        • 12 Years
        3 months, 32 mins ago

        thanks thought it was wrong

  11. The Red Devil
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 54 mins ago

    In a strange turn of events I have currently got 10 players with a fixture in GW36 & 5 DGW players for DGW 35 (though it includes Rudiger & Forster) so, I'm thinking FH 35 is the way for me?
    Here's my squad

    Sanchez Forster
    Rudiger Shaw TAA ayling dunk
    Salah son jota Fernandes lingard
    Kane vydra Iheanacho

    0.0 ITB

  12. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 51 mins ago

    WHY US GARY CAHILL NOT PLAYING ??

    1. JBG
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 50 mins ago

      LOUD NOISES!

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 49 mins ago

        Sorry I'm really upset because I brought him in ffs

        1. JBG
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 45 mins ago

          Did you really? I thought you were sarcastic.

    2. son of city
        3 months, 47 mins ago

        Might be subb and haul

      • Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 43 mins ago

        Why did you get Cahill???!!! Against City? A player not nailed?

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 34 mins ago

        Crying wolf. You've read he's very close to a return, and you want him for the double, not this GW, hence why he's on your bench.

        Moan if he doesn't start next week, not this week.

        Really poor bait.

    3. drughi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 50 mins ago

      Glad I got rid of my last city asset this week

      1. son of city
          3 months, 49 mins ago

          Tough move

        • Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 44 mins ago

          Got rid in 31. Have only seen green arrows since.

          1. pingissimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 33 mins ago

            You make it sound as if you've only had 3 green arrows all season 🙂

            1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 31 mins ago

              Haha. Been stuck at around 45k. Every green arrow is a struggle.

      2. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 46 mins ago

        Just Watkins and Emi for me today. Gonna be a long day.

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 25 mins ago

          Need some one all draws with unknowns scoring

      3. Alex_thekid
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 45 mins ago

        I only own Cancelo so I'm happy got lucky for once

        1. son of city
            3 months, 42 mins ago

            Good, now you have to deal with the CS

          • Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 41 mins ago

            Happy until Benteke scores...

            1. Brimble82
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 38 mins ago

              In the 93rd!

        2. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 43 mins ago

          Best DGW defender less than 4.6?

          1. Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 41 mins ago

            I thought Cahill but now he's benched ffs

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 38 mins ago

              I imagine you'll get him in the DGW.

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 33 mins ago

                He knows that. He just wants attention.

          2. JBG
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 41 mins ago

            Holding or Ward. Aren't really that many to choose from.

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 35 mins ago

              Nothing to say Clyne won't get a match in the DGW ahead of Ward.

              I definitely wouldn't bother bringing Ward in.

          3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 38 mins ago

            Based only on fixtures, Ward.

          4. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 35 mins ago

            Ward I guess.

          5. Daniel Jebbison
            • 12 Years
            3 months, 25 mins ago

            Alioski imo

            1. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 24 mins ago

              No DGW

              1. Daniel Jebbison
                • 12 Years
                3 months, 22 mins ago

                So what. He is the best option

        3. Kitman
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 41 mins ago

          Brilliant, for whatever reason and circumstance i still have Cancelo in my team, hope he gives me a last hurrah before i finally sell him!

        4. The Royal Robin
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 40 mins ago

          When Dias doesn't start he normally stays on the bench right?

          1. Kitman
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 39 mins ago

            pretty much - unless Ake gets cramp or something

        5. Baines on Toast...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 37 mins ago

          Any early thoughts on this for next week? Zaha is tempting but I like Jota vs Southampton, so I'm thinking something much less sexy like Dunk > Coleman.

          2 FTs, 0.1 in the bank. Currently have 11 for 36 with this team. No chips.

          Martinez
          Trent - Shaw - Dunk (Dallas, Veltman)
          Bruno - Salah - Jota - Lingard - Son
          Kane - Nacho (Vydra)

        6. Athletico Underachieving
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 36 mins ago

          Can get to 7 DGWers plus Lingard, Salah, Kane and Coufal or Dallas. Enough?

          1. bitm2007
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 32 mins ago

            Sounds good.

        7. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 36 mins ago

          Eze worth considering for the DGW?

          1. Pep bites Kun
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Good call I reckon

        8. bitm2007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 35 mins ago

          I'm on bench boost what the better upgrade ?

          A) Phillips and Veltman to Coleman and Ward

          B) Phillips and Son to Greenwood and Digne.

          1. Karan14
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 34 mins ago

            B

          2. bitm2007
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 33 mins ago

            So on BB would you rather have

            A) Son, Coleman, Ward

            or

            B) Veltman, Greenwood, Digne

          3. Daniel Jebbison
            • 12 Years
            3 months, 23 mins ago

            Keep Veltman. I am playing him as part of my BB too

            1. bitm2007
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 15 mins ago

              Yes Wolves away isn't a fixture with no Jimenez.

        9. Street Friend
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 35 mins ago

          How would you approached DGW/BGW no chips. 2FT 0.2ITB
          Mendy*
          Rudiger* Holgate* TAA
          Son Jota Salah Bruno* lingard
          Nacho* Kane*
          (Forster holding* saiss vydra)

          A) son & vydra to Siggy & DCL. Bench lingard. -4 in 36 to get 11 out. 8DGW
          B) holding to ward. No hit in 36 6DGW
          C) Jota to Siggy. No hit in 36. 7DGW

          1) Mendy to Pickford in 35 or
          2) Mendy to Meslier 36?

        10. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 34 mins ago

          Time to sell Gundogan then, lost 0.5m holding onto him.

          My business acumen level - amateur.

          1. The Units
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 32 mins ago

            Insult to amateurs

            1. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 31 mins ago

              Casual ?

              1. Little Red Lacazette
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 30 mins ago

                Slur against casuals.

                1. el polako
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 28 mins ago

                  Pro Pundit ?

                  1. The Units
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    3 months, 26 mins ago

                    Hold one more week......

                    1. el polako
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      3 months, 24 mins ago

                      Tbf waiting for Raphinia to be back for his juicy 3 last games of the season.

                2. JONALDINHO
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 27 mins ago

                  Elite 64?

              2. The Units
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 30 mins ago

                Probably better haha

                1. The Units
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 29 mins ago

                  Having said that casuals have sold already

              3. JONALDINHO
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 27 mins ago

                Dilettante

          2. son of city
              3 months, 29 mins ago

              He lost his value the moment KDB returned from injury.

          3. Nightcrawler
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 32 mins ago

            There goes the PVA punt idea

            Will just go with Digne

            1. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 23 mins ago

              Watching Everton to see which defenders play.

          4. Daniel Jebbison
            • 12 Years
            3 months, 26 mins ago

            Cancelo starts juhuuuu. Come ooooon, now is the time for differential explosion!!! 15 to 18 pts please!!!

            1. The Units
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 24 mins ago

              Jinxed

              1. Daniel Jebbison
                • 12 Years
                3 months, 22 mins ago

                I don't believe in jinxing but I believe in supporting and cheering for your players

                1. The Units
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 18 mins ago

                  I agree but asking for a specific outcome normally means Murphy says no.

          5. The Royal Robin
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 21 mins ago

            City fans, does Dias stay on the bench?

            1. Nightcrawler
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 20 mins ago

              Of course

            2. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 18 mins ago

              No he's going to come on for Jesus or Aguero to help defend 1-0 lead.

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 12 mins ago

                Don't you mean come on to marshall the defence and help with an aerial presence after they leak three goals to Benteke?

            3. El Presidente
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 1 min ago

              Why do you think only City fans can answer that question?

          6. diesel001
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 16 mins ago

            Ville Ronka has had a knock to his FPL star power in recent seasons, but his season is going to rely on the next two GWs. Gone in heavy on Villa and Everton in anticipation of a bench boost for GW35 (8 DGW players and BB with Areola, Dallas, Lingard, Bissouma with one FT to change that up) and a free hit in GW36.

            1. Kitman
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 10 mins ago

              DGWs have been so dissappointing this year - im not going out of my way to max at all.
              Not one plum fixture, players guaranteed to blank in one of the two fixtures or even worse get rested

          7. HMC
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 15 mins ago

            for those who still have city assets, you can't be surprised. This was the prime fixture for Pep to rest the likes of Dias and Kdb in between champions league semi finals.
            I mistakenly kept Gundo on wildcard 31 and will be getting rid as soon as I can

            1. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 11 mins ago

              Yep. Looking forward to getting some City players in on my GW36 Free Hit.

          8. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 13 mins ago

            One last AGUUUEEROOOOOOOOOOOOOOO for the road today please.