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Zaha and Mitchell start as Palace visit Sheff Utd in Triple Gameweek 35

Wilfried Zaha (£7.2m) retains his place in the Crystal Palace line-up for their Triple Gameweek 35 trip to Sheffield United.

The out-of-position Fantasy Premier League midfielder reportedly struggled in the Eagles’ 2-0 defeat to Manchester City last time out but is fit enough to start today.

As we have become accustomed to, Zaha lines up as a centre-forward alongside Christian Benteke (£5.5m), who has two goals in his last four away matches.

Eberechi Eze (£5.8m) and Andros Townsend (£5.5m) provide the width in midfield while Jeffrey Schlupp (£5.3m) looks set to pair with Luka Milivojevic (£5.6m) in the middle.

For the second match in a row, left-back Tyrick Mitchell (£3.8m) keeps Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) on the bench while Gary Cahill (£4.5m) returns to the side to partner Cheikhou Kouyaté (£4.8m) in central defence.

Sheffield United make three changes from the team that lost 4-0 at Spurs.

Kean Bryan (£3.9m), Sander Berge (£4.9m) and Oliver Burke (£4.1m) come in for Jayden Bogle (£4.3m), Ben Osborn (£4.7m) and Rhian Brewster (£4.3m).

Triple Gameweek 35 Line-ups

Sheffield United XI (3-5-2): Ramsdale; K Bryan, Egan, Basham; Stevens, Fleck, Norwood, Berge, Baldock; Burke, McGoldrick.

Crystal Palace XI (4-4-2): Guaita; Mitchell, Cahill, Kouyaté, J Ward; Eze, Schlupp, Milivojevic, A Townsend; Zaha, Benteke.

Triple Gameweek 35 so far…

Leeds assets cut through the Triple Gameweek 35 noise to prove single Gameweekers can still cut it as they defeated Spurs 3-1 on Saturday lunchtime.

Stuart Dallas (£5.2m) opened the scoring before Patrick Bamford (£6.3m) and substitute Rodrigo (£5.7m) found the net in the second half.

Meanwhile, Raphinha (£5.4m) finally returned to action, coming off the bench to supply the assist for Leeds’ third goal.

Son Heung-min (£9.5m) was another single Gameweek option to prove his doubters wrong, scoring his 17th league goal of 2020/21 at Elland Road.

Harry Kane (£11.8m) registered a third blank in his last four starts although he did have a goal ruled out for a tight offside call.

Dele Alli (£7.4m) made a second successive start at Elland Road and would have come away with two assists, instead of one, were it not for Kane having his goal ruled out.

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449 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Danstoke82
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    Wish I had punted on Eze. Absolute quality player

    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      I almost did. And now can't afford to do the transfers I want to. Am so bloody annoyed!!!

    2. Bookkeeper
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      behave

  2. b91jh
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    Stubbornness to go for Eze over JWP has worked well.

  3. DandyDon
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    quality blocking from Utd again!
    This Eze lad is coming good. What a goal!

  4. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    Almost like his last goal against them at ours.

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      It’s the only team he can score against, championship teams 😉

  5. Big_Andy_GAWA
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    So, so annoyed I went Zaha over Eze.

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      The curse of having too much money.

    2. DandyDon
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      he just seemed up for it today. could have easily been zaha who showed up instead

  6. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    1-0 Chelsea with a Rudiger goal would be... sublime

  7. rupopo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    Gundog to Eze worked out 🙂

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      Lovely move!

  8. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    Palace goal but no Zaha.

  9. Pukki Blinders
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    Cahill robbing Wards bonus points. Just retire Cahill ffs

  10. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 13 days ago

    A great result for Free Hitters.

    Cahill, Eze & Tekkers on the majority you’d imagine...

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      Guaita on WC at least

  11. Eightball
    • 1 Year
    5 months, 13 days ago

    Damn that Eze goal nicked a BP from benteke.

  12. Life_Ban
      5 months, 13 days ago

      Hi guys do we know if mitchell will keep a CS for me?

      That was a punt from Amartey transfer

    • Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      CAHILLLLLLL

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 13 days ago

        1st assist all season. I guess he was due 😉

      2. TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 13 days ago

        As if you have Cahill. I’ve never seen anyone with so much luck

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          Cry more

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          😆

    • Bob_the_builder
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      Well done to everyone who went for Benteke and Eze instead of Zaha.

    • Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      D(C)L next week

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 13 days ago

        + Rodriguez and Richa 😉

        1. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          Not allowed for me 🙁

          1. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 13 days ago

            Evenbto have them both, I mean.

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      Gazzaaa

    • Our Tiny Servant
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      1-1 at half time but Chelsea to snatch the points near the end.

    • TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 13 days ago

      Mitchell bonus point stolen at the death. I’d have bitten your hand off for 8 points from him so hopefully he starts v saints

      1. moment
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 13 days ago

        Think he has a decent chance of starting

    • TheBiffas
        5 months, 13 days ago

        LETS GO EZE probably my first successful punt this season

      • Kaneyonero
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 13 days ago

        Of course I would get Zaha to only blank

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          I didn't get the bandwagon...

        2. Little Red Lacazette
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          Zaha is a troll, I thought you knew.

      • Little Red Lacazette
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 13 days ago

        Ez duz it, ruthless.

      • son of city
          5 months, 13 days ago

          Lovely week isn't it?

          1. Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            5 months, 13 days ago

            Yep. Weather picking up, restrictions dropping down.

        • HonestBlatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          ZAHA FAILURE CONFIRMED

          1. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 13 days ago

            First game

        • DandyDon
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          Easiest Clean Sheet I can rememeber that!
          Sheffield Utd dreadful and a suprisingly good performance from Palace.

        • Peskey
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 13 days ago

          Surely an own goal

        • bitm2007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          BBC Sports has Aguero playing left-sided defensive midfield !

          https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/56953530

          1. bigwig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            5 months, 13 days ago

            Muppets. Mendy CM and Rodri right wing too, lol

        • Nightcrawler
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          Benteke 8 pointer

          We move!

        • Bookkeeper
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          biggest question for GW36, to keep Zaha or not? 😉

          1. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 13 days ago

            Starting Mitchel over him is an option 😉

        • Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          I made some bad calls this week. Wish I'd been braver.

          FH36 will be all out punt

          1. bigwig
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            5 months, 13 days ago

            Still a way to go yet, more than enough to turn it around. at least you have a free hit still

        • Isco Disco
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 13 days ago

          Tekkers!!! Could've got more but happy with my differential punt scoring 8 pts and a game against SOU in hand. Decent start to the GW.