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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. Nightcrawler
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Sterling is the last player ud want on free kicks lol

    Worst technique in thay city team

  2. 1justlookin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    havent seen any of the game, has Aguero played well?

    1. Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Hes done OK, I wouldn't invest,

  3. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    My oh my, nothing is going right for a Sterling these days.

  4. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Sooner have my Nan on the end of a chance than sterling atm, and she’s been dead 2 years

    1. The Knights Template
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      My team went dead when I broughr Sterling in.

  5. son of city
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Cancelo hooooollld

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      How's my differential captain Sterling doing?

      1. Lord.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        The usual

      2. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 24 days ago

        As expected

    • Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Which option?

      A. Zaha
      B. Greenwood
      C. Siggy

      1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Siggy,Siggy, Can't you see ..

      2. The Knights Template
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        B

      3. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Greenwood from those if you can navigate 36 with him

      4. Finding Timo
          1 month, 24 days ago

          I was on a) as don’t palace hsve the easiest GW35 games

      5. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        How can such highly paid professional footballers not miss the first man on set pieces? See it so regularly these days. Every game.

        1. Neves say Neves
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Exactly. It is expected for you to not hit the first man in Sunday league!

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            It's shocking!

      6. seewhyaxe
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        how is Sterling going to make it for the England starting 11 at this rate

        1. son of city
            1 month, 24 days ago

            He would be second option at the bench.

          • Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            The same way Jose keeps getting managerial jobs.

          • Peter Ouch
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Sterling is living from football.
            That's not fair

        2. son of city
            1 month, 24 days ago

            VELTMAN you beauty......
            Playing midd. 🙂

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Looks like Veltman & Burn wing-backs as opposed to midfield?

              1. son of city
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  3-4-1-2
                  I think Dunk and Webster

            2. The Knights Template
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Sterling value on open market?

            3. Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Why is Sterling no longer sterling? Some unseen injury?

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                Brexit devalued Sterling.

                1. tokara
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Good one

              2. The Knights Template
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                Gout

                1. Little Red Lacazette
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Too young.

                2. son of city
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Maybe he just needs role changing

                3. Nightcrawler
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  City have changed the way they play since silva and sane left and aguero was no longer first choice

                  No more tap ins for sterling

                  1. Nightcrawler
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    His main strength is making excellent runs into the box for usually tap ins. That doesnt happen anymore with a more cemtral build up in this team

                    1. Little Red Lacazette
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 24 days ago

                      Gotta be this

                    2. pingissimus
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 24 days ago

                      Spot on imo

                      The dynamic of City attack seems to have changed this season - it's largely been about revolving threats through the middle. That for me has also taken away some of the appeal of KdB. Still a great player but now more of one cog in the wheel than the one everything revolves around.

                      Absence of Kun perhaps the critical factor in the change.

                4. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Was always over rated. Would even miss tap ins. We make fun of Timo. Sterling usually needed more chances than Timo to convert. The thing is City used to produce more for him to shin them in. That supply from the flanks has reduced.

              3. Scholes Out Forever
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                my ML leader who is 65 points ahead transferred in Sterling for Bruno and captained him...

                There is a chance!!!

                1. son of city
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Show him how it's done

                  • Dark Side Of The Loon!
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    How is he even top of your ML? With that level of intelligence he should be fighting a relegation battle.

                  • Little Red Lacazette
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    He is helping you out, take advantage.

                2. pingissimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  If you're going to lose - Kun with a great one is the way to do it. Legend that man.

                3. Daniel Jebbison
                  • 12 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Thank you Cancelo for making it green. 🙂

                  1. Alex_thekid
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Yes m8 I'm on a -4 that Cancelo cs has given me a small ♻️ Green

                4. Reedy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  How do we mute those annoying live updates? Was wondering what the hell that clicking sound was.

                  1. Russell Crowbar
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    OMG you're right, that's what it is! That noise has been driving me mad since yesterday but I had no idea what was causing it. I was troubleshooting my audio for hardware and software issues! Could try just muting that tab in the browser I suppose.

                    1. Reedy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 24 days ago

                      Good idea! I didn't know you can mute individual tabs.

                      Actually, it looks like you can't in the latest Chrome version, but there is an extension you can download that allows it.

                      Or, you know, FFS could just stop adding annoying new 'features', that'd work too.

                      1. g40steve
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        What’s worse is you turn off the update in the bell icon & following page or refresh you have to do it again!

                        1. Reedy
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 10 Years
                          1 month, 24 days ago

                          I didn't even want to press the bell, didn't know what it was for. Thought it might subscribe me to notifications or something!

                          1. Russell Crowbar
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 24 days ago

                            I didn't notice the bell but a bit of a pain if you have to do it every page refresh.

                            In my Chrome right-clicking on a tab gives a mute site option.

                5. Little Red Lacazette
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  Man U lose tomorrow, City lift Cup?

                  1. son of city
                      1 month, 24 days ago

                      It's written all over the stars

                    • bitm2007
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 24 days ago

                      Would have put them on the verge of the quadruple if it wasn't for Chelsea, who could deny them the one the really want as well.

                  2. pingissimus
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    Sadly I need a Brighton goal looking at the threats to my poxy rank.

                    Happily I have the best chance of a Brighton goal - Dunk.

                    1. son of city
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        Veltman brace

                        1. pingissimus
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 24 days ago

                          Bit of a mystery how Brighton line up with that lot - know you're expecting midfield but it could be anything. Real danger is that Potter shuffles completely half way through.

                    2. Traction Engine Foot
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 24 days ago

                      Getting a save point from Ederson feels like one of my biggest achievements this season.

                      1. pingissimus
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        Pity Palace took Tekkers off - killed any chance of the second save point.

                    3. son of city
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        This is the gw am hoping Chelsea roulette to affect me

                        1. Hazz
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 3 Years
                          1 month, 24 days ago

                          Why?

                      • Alex_thekid
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        Team for the dgw
                        Mendy*
                        Targett* Shaw* Cancelo
                        Bruno* Son Salah Lingard
                        Kane Watkins* Nacho*
                        Fabri Dallas Veltman Willock
                        *Dgw
                        Im taking a -8 for
                        Son Lingardino and Cancelo to
                        Zaha Siggy and Taa who all play in the bgw also

                      • Pep bites Kun
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 24 days ago

                        Mods, it's becoming difficult to land on a comment. I understand and agree with the concept of the blackout on social-media platforms, but I never followed you on twitter anyway. I'd like to get the opinion of the guys on this site rather than listen to a minute playback I could get from the beeb or other. Boy's switch it off! It's annoying!

                        1. Rotation's Alter Ego
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • Has Moderation Rights
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 24 days ago

                          This is an old article - it has been stopped, David confirmed earlier on site

                          1. Pep bites Kun
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 24 days ago

                            🙂 moving on. I still reckon you boys could have trialled it first. If I did this in my job, disregarding clients, I'd expect to get a kick in the nuts; and deservedly so

                            1. Rotation's Alter Ego
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • Has Moderation Rights
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 24 days ago

                              This was the trial really! Wasn't working, so back to the drawing board - think it was just about making sure people could still be in the loop without the ease of play by play updates on social media. Always want to offer as much as possible, but this one clearly proved to be more detrimental than useful so it was scrapped 🙂

                              For the record, this wasn't the mods - they work hard but on other things, they don't deserve any kicking here 😉