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Forster completes pair of starts for Southampton as Ings returns from injury

Fraser Forster (£4.0m) completes a pair of Triple Gameweek 35 starts by featuring against Crystal Palace.

The Southampton goalkeeper played Saturday’s 2-0 defeat at Liverpool and, in starting tonight, earns back-to-back appearances for the first time since Gameweek 31.

Saints manager Ralph Hasenhüttl also welcomes Danny Ings (£8.4m) back from injury against the Eagles, the former Liverpool man paired with Che Adams (£5.7m) up-front.

Takumi Minamino (£6.0m) is also back in the team after missing the game against his parent club Liverpool.

With Ryan Bertrand (£5.0m) still sidelined, Jack Stephens (£4.6m) is at left-back, joined in the back-four by Jannik Vestergaard (£4.7m), Jan Bednarek (£4.7m) and Kyle Walker-Peters (£4.7m).

Carrying 11.8% ownership this evening, central midfielder James Ward-Prowse (£5.9m) is Southampton’s main Fantasy focus. Just four midfielders have offered more points per million spent than him this season.

Meanwhile, there are very few changes for Crystal Palace as they travel to the south coast to complete their Triple Gameweek 35 schedule.

Gary Cahill (£4.5m) drops to the bench to be replaced by Scott Dann (£4.2m) while Jordan Ayew (£5.6m) replaces Andros Townsend (£5.5m) on the right-hand side of midfield.

After a string of outings on the left-hand side of a front-three, it looks as if Wilfried Zaha (£7.2m) could be up-front with Christian Benteke (£5.5m) at St. Mary’s.

Triple Gameweek 35 Line-ups

Southampton XI: Forster; J Stephens, Vestergaard, Bednarek, Walker-Peters; Minamino, Armstrong, Ward-Prowse, Redmond; Ings, Adams.

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

Triple Gameweek 35 so far…

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730 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Wally711
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    MANCHESTER CITY, celebrating time, why the F are you guys watching the saints play lol

    1. JBG
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      More enjoyable? More relevant? More important(FPL wise)? Probably other reasons I can't be bothered with thinking about.

      1. Wally711
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Hahaha I love haters 3 titles in 4 years, you wish you were us.

        1. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 14 days ago

          well done to city for crossing the path of Sheikh Mansour. You really deserve these titles, no doubt.

    2. DRIZ ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Congrats you wally

      1. Wally711
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        What an amazing day!

  2. camarozz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Story of my season...

    The one s'hampton player I get does sweet fa

    JWP

    1. JJeyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Are you surprised? 0.15 np xG+xA p90

  3. JJeyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Adams of Bamford this week is possible, Fulham next!

  4. zotter
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    My word that Obafemi is a tank

  5. Isco Disco
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Thank you Tekkers for those lovely 15 pts this DGW.
    You're a DGW legend for sure

    1. Dirty_Harry
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Spewing he was in my transfer tinkering for a FT but I went Zaha instead and DCL. Hopefully DCL can match tekkers

  6. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    A. Bamford
    B. Ings
    C. Antonio

    1. zotter
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      A

  7. Klip Klopp
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Adams has saved me this week!

  8. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    zaha must be the one of the biggest complainers in football. Up there with Richarlison

    1. zotter
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Both traps too

    2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Neymar too

  9. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Why so much love for Bamford again?

    1. zotter
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Fixtures

    2. Rassi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Have you seen Leeds fixtures? Also Raphinha back.

  10. ViperStripes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Congrats to all the Greenwood captainers. I went Bruno.

    I did get in Forster, but decided to play Guaita instead. Oh well only 3pts difference.

    1. zotter
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Bruno still has a game. Greenwood possibly won’t start either.

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Or Cavani or Pogba...

        All to play for except for most including Maguire.

  11. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    The good thing in FPL land for the Leicester win is that Chelsea need to go again to use the parlance.

    1. zotter
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Yep. Chelsea drop points tomorrow and Liverpool win Thursday then it’s all fairly open

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        That's interesting too.

  12. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    And congrats Man City for the title and Man United for tripping up Liverpool...

    1. Wally711
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Amazing match from united today. Gotta love it. 3 titles in 4 years baby.

  13. Mac90
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Another penalty save too much to ask from Forster? Just trip someone up god dayyum

  14. Dirty_Harry
    • 12 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Ill take an assist now Zaha, anything positive please.

  15. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Southampton is the team that can concede 2 goals in the last 5 minutes.

  16. Gazwaz80
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Why did I think I was being clever by getting Zaha in 🙁

    1. BUZZBOMB
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      It was always a toss up between Zaha and JWP for millions of us.

    2. Oggle22
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      You and many others including me we will fall for the trap time and time again plus don't be surprised when you ditch him he finds his inner Messi

      1. Gazwaz80
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Yep, I’d seen so many people saying he wasn’ta trap before I put him in as well, ah well, roll on game week 36 😀

  17. FPLMACKEM
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Going to be free hitting next gw. Who is essential for this? Any recommendations welcome.

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      i d go with digne and dcl
      kane and son
      salah and taa
      see which city best to get, maybe aguero? he likes newcastle

      1. FPLMACKEM
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Yeah DCL and an Everton defender are already pencilled in. I've even considered DCL and richarlison.

        Already have Kane, Salah and TAA.

        Sergio is a good shout.

    2. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Digne, DCL , Mahrez + 2 Citeh. Salah, TAA, Kane, Son

    3. zotter
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Depends if chasing or not

      1. zotter
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Chasing. Mane Bale raphinha robertson

      2. FPLMACKEM
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Currently ranked 450k. Need a final boost.

    4. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Ings

      1. FPLMACKEM
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 14 days ago

        Great shout! Fulham could well be feeling sorry for themselves.

  18. Mika-eel
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Benteke + Forster. Been a good evening!

  19. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    1Ft and only got 1 defender for GW36. Worth bringing in a cheap defender for a hit?

  20. Isco Disco
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Can someone please tell Ralph Hussenhutl to play Forster next GW as a reward for the penalty save and this win?
    He can give McCarthy the last 3 games

    1. Dirty_Harry
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I so need Forster to start next week

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        I think McCarthy starts next gw.

  21. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Ings could be a better shout than Kane for last 3!

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      yep but other issues to sort. plus planning kane to aguero for 38.

      1. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        I'm so close to losing my ML I'm too scored to take anymore risks so going Kane

  22. Shteve
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Have Mendy, and Forster on BB so was delighted earlier with the peno save.

    Now for some reason I'm feeling disgusted that he's not in the BPS..
    This game eh, its like I don't even know who I am anymore.

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Have them both on BB as well mate. I'm taking the pen save and running!

      1. Shteve
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 14 days ago

        I should be doing the same. Just no pleasing me this year!

    2. FPLMACKEM
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 14 days ago

      Haha same. I have them both on my BB. Shocking he's on no bonus points.

    3. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I bench boosted Forster in the 2 games he randomly got dropped again, so be thankful lol

  23. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Championes!!!@!@!@!!!

    Again!!!

    Oil money wins the day again!

  24. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    INGS YOU HERO!!

  25. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Dodged my rivals TC Nacho!

    What a day!

    Now let's have it TC Salah for me!!!!

  26. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    No defenders playing today and no clean sheets - perfect!

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 14 days ago

      I had four lol

  27. zotter
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Lol Zaha yellow

  28. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    zaha yellow

  29. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Zaha yc

  30. Mika-eel
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 14 days ago

    Rubbing salt into the wounds for Zaha owners that.