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Chelsea v Man Utd team news: Alonso starts as Mount, Havertz and Ronaldo benched

In the final match of Gameweek 13, Chelsea take on Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, with Fantasy interest mostly centred around the hosts backline.

Kick-off is at 16:30 BST.

Chelsea, who have conceded just four goals in 12 league matches this season, make four changes from Gameweek 12, with Marcos Alonso (£5.6m), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (£5.4m), Hakim Ziyech (£7.3m) and Timo Werner (£8.6m) replacing Ben Chilwell (£5.9m), N’Golo Kante (£4.9m), Mason Mount (£7.5m) and Kai Havertz (£8.0m).

That means another start for Reece James (£6.2m), who has four goals and four assists from nine Premier League appearances this term, plus Trevor Chalobah (£4.8m). As a result, Cesar Azpilicueta (£5.8m) is once again a substitute, along with Romelu Lukaku (£11.5m) who is back from injury.

The headline news for Man Utd, who will have Michael Carrick in the dugout, is that Cristiano Ronaldo (£12.4m) drops to the bench with Bruno Fernandes (£11.6m), Jadon Sancho (£8.9m) and Marcus Rashford (£9.4m) preferred in the attacking roles.

GAMEWEEK 13 LINE-UPS

Chelsea XI: Mendy, Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, James, Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Alonso, Ziyech, Hudson-Odoi, Werner

Subs: Arrizabalaga, Christensen, Lukaku, Pulisic, Saul, Barkley, Mount, Azpilicueta, Havertz

Man Utd XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Bailly, Telles, Fred, Matic, McTominay, Fernandes, Sancho, Rashford

Subs: Henderson, Jones, Ronaldo, Mata, Martial, Greenwood, Lingard, Dalot, Van de Beek


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  1. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Ronaldo to Vardy?

    1. Stram Dunk
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Yes

    2. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Honestly Dennis and invest elsewhere

      1. Super Saints
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Very tempting

  2. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Rudiger sitter

  3. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Tony Tony Tony...

  4. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Rudiger miss of the game

    1. EmreCan Hustle
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Werner's was worse IMO.

    2. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      That's what happens when I start him

  5. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    WTG Rudiger 😆

  6. Zilla
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    3 returns this gw lmao, bring on next one

  7. Stram Dunk
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Rudi lol

  8. Bushwhacker
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    What a turgid game of football. Right result.

  9. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Lol at Rudiger.

  10. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Sign the thing, Carrick.

    1. 97PG
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Put the contract on the table. Give him whatever he wants. United are BACK!!! - Rio Ferdinand

    2. lilmessipran
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Rudiger could have won it

    3. DycheDycheBaby
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Oh Rudi!

    4. Bartowski
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      BREAKING: Following their heroic draw away to Chelsea, Manchester United have announced the club badge will now be a picture of Michael Carricks face.

      1. DARE TO BISCAN
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        It's already kinda shaped like his fish mouth

    5. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Rudiger sitter ffs

    6. DycheDycheBaby
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      GG gg

    7. Mr. O'Connell
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Alonso, James, Ronaldo. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would get 3 points from that lot.

      1. Super Saints
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        James Rudiger Ronaldo Son Cancelo = 4 points

    8. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Time to get Greenwood back in

    9. JariL
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Ronaldo a must sell now despite the amazing December fixtures?

      1. Qaiss
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Just contradicted yourself

        1. JariL
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Well, if he's not nailed to start the fixtures don't really matter.

      2. Bushwhacker
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Surely Old Trafford won’t accept bus parking

        1. 97PG
            1 month, 20 days ago

            This. It was a one time Carrick masterclass to counter Tuchel's bus. Back to regular programme now I think.

        2. Stram Dunk
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          I am crazy but keeping

      3. Stram Dunk
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        34 all out. King of the gw!

        1. All Hail K
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          You're probably close to the average.

          1. tangtastic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Overall, 40pts average

            Top 10k, 53pts average

      4. jackruet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 20 days ago

        67 all Out. Another green arrow. 52 k OR

        1. Stram Dunk
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Well done

      5. G B
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Great job from Carrick. Two solid results.

        Now bring on Rangnick.

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Inherited Ole’s luck

      6. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Everyone kept Vardy, right?

        1. FPL Pillars
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Quite a lot 🙂 He has high ownership

        2. tangtastic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Not for long.

          He is making way for Lukaku in 2gws

        3. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          I did, but plan was to sell this week. Not sure what to do now

        4. 97PG
            1 month, 20 days ago

            25% tsb so yeah a lot.

            Those chasing excitement in life will have Kane instead

          • DARE TO BISCAN
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Yes. Everyone.

        5. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Surely high chance of Azpi RWB on Wednesday?

          1. FPL Pillars
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Yes

        6. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          42 points all out. Desperate GW.

          1. DycheDycheBaby
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            47. But yeah...minging.

          2. 97PG
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Anyone else put off doing Chilwell -> Alonso now. Other than being on corners he really didnt look that impressive

              1. DycheDycheBaby
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Thought he played alright. I wouldn't be put off. Remember it's his 1st game back after being left out for 6 PL games.

                1. 97PG
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Fair view. Not many alternatives for LWB at Chelsea:

                    Saul wanted out of Atletico to escape playing left flank.
                    Pullisic/CHO are makeshift wingbacks at best.

                    Think Alonso might still be the move. Cheers

              2. 97PG
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Somehow scraped 44 from 8 players..

              3. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Evening all!!! Chilwell and Foden to Alonso and Son good moves??!

                1. Shultan
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  chilwell to alonso yes
                  foden to son no

                  1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Cheers mate, will just do the first move

                2. DARE TO BISCAN
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Leave Son until Spurs look half decent/DGW

                  1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Cheers mate, would you do ESR to Bilva or Gundo instead??? And keep Foden,, have a full compliment of players so can take benchings

                3. Eh, just one more thing ...
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Not Son.

                  1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Cheers mate!! Gone off that idea already haha

              4. Super Saints
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                That Rudiger miss finishes me off, what an absolutely ridiculous day, this is a serious curse to carry

                1. DycheDycheBaby
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  You expected him to smash it Haaland style?

              5. dshv
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                Ramsdale
                James Taa Cancelo
                Raphinha Salah Gallagher Foden
                Antonio Hwang Kane

                Foster - ESR - Livra - Duffy

                0.9itb 2ft … what to change or keep for midweek??

              6. Shultan
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                only 2 more days until another crappy GW

                1. 97PG
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    that's the spirit. in 3 days we can be disappointed all over again

                2. big_fat_ARSEnal
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Need to get rid of Tierney and have 0.2 in the bank. Options I'm considering are Guehi, Rico Henry, Lamptey, and Emerson Royal. Thoughts?

                  1. dabber7
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Guehi or Lamptey, probably Guehi, for all Lamptey's attacking threat, Brighton don't appear to have anybody to convert the chances he's creating.

                3. Baps hunter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Chilly to Alonso for -4 failed extremely badly. Dennis left on the bench.

                  1. FPL Pillars
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 20 days ago

                    Wow