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Man Utd v Brentford team news: Mata in for Rashford

Gameweek 35 of Fantasy Premier League (FPL) comes to a close this evening with Manchester United hosting Brentford at Old Trafford.

Kick-off is at 20:00 BST.

Ralf Rangnick makes one change from the side that drew 1-1 with Chelsea in Gameweek 34, as Juan Mata comes in for Marcus Rashford, who drops to the bench.

Edinson Cavani, meanwhile, is a substitute and could feature for the first time since March.

As for the visitors, Kristoffer Ajer and Christian Norgaard return after missing the goalless draw with Tottenham Hotspur, with Saman Ghoddos and Mathias Jensen making way.

That means Christian Eriksen continues in midfield, with The Bees unbeaten in all six of the matches he has started.

However, this game comes too soon for Ethan Pinnock and Sergi Canos.


GAMEWEEK 35 LINE-UPS

Manchester United XI: de Gea, Dalot, Lindelof, Varane, Telles, McTominay, Matic, Mata, Fernandes, Elanga, Ronaldo

Subs: Henderson, Bailly, Jones, Fernandez, Fred, Lingard, Garnacho, Rashford, Cavani

Brentford XI: Raya, Ajer, Jansson, Bech, Roerslev, Janelt, Norgaard, Eriksen, Henry, Mbeumo, Toney

Subs: Fernandez, Jeanvier, Stevens, Da Silva, Jensen, Baptiste, Wissa, Fosu-Henry, Young-Coombes


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371 Comments Post a Comment
  1. DavidBW
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Man Utd are back baby.

    1. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 5 days ago

      We’re not back but it’s a warning shot fired at City and Liverpool for next season

      1. yousunkmybattleship
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        They are quivering in their boots

      2. Biggsy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Fired with one of those cartoon pistols that urfurls a little "bang" sign?

      3. fedolefan
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        This warning shot will make one of them falter in the title race. Am sure of that.

      4. Yozzer
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        The sad thing is you probably really believe this too. Different planet.

        1. DavidBW
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 5 days ago

          I’m an Arsenal fan. Caught a few whoppers with this…

    2. yousunkmybattleship
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      For one week only

    3. Wonderful Wizard Hazard
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Back in the Europa League?

      1. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        *Europa Conference League

  2. Feed tha Sheep
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Best move for this week (FH37)?

    Ramsdale
    Trent Robertson Laporte Alonso (Schar)
    Salah Saka Mount Martinelli Kulu
    Kane (Weghorst Broja)

    A. Broja & Mount > fodder & Foden
    B. Weghorst Martinelli & Kulu > Nketiah Foden & Gordon (-4)
    C. Other

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Who do you bench with B?

      1. Feed tha Sheep
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Broja Schar and either Gordon or one of the chelsea lads

        1. Biggsy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          A then

    2. Tinfoil Deathstar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Kane + Martinelli to Nketiah and KDB?

  3. KAPTAIN KANE’S SON
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    King Ivan to be de-throned after that

    1. fedolefan
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      He got you your brace...of points.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE’S SON
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Very disappointed, brace of goals was the minimum expectation

  4. Better luck next year
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    This GW started as a nightmare but turned into the sweetest dream, Son cap/supersub Kulu and icing on the cake from De Gea and Telles today!

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Double United defence?

      I want some of what you’re smoking

    2. DALEDOBACK
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Same. Except DDG and Dalot and Ronaldo. Result

  5. The White Pele
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Almost did Bruno & Telles out for a hit. Glad i didn’t.

  6. Saka_me_sideways
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Best Schar replacement up to 4.5mil for a BB36 and gw38 (for a -4).

    A) Forfana (have Schmeichel)
    B) Emerson Royal
    C) Tavares
    D) Jansson (single GW 36 but decent home fixtures)
    E) Tomiyasu (if fit)

    1. Covid Chameleon
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      C

  7. Mr Ozil
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Telles actually saved my gameweek!

  8. Pacer.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    RIP fpl Strikers.

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Jesus is resurrected

      1. Pacer.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        6 strikers in top 50

  9. Finding Timo
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Any good? Robo, havertz, Werner, Broja & raph to salah, dewsbury hall, Nketiah, puki & Laporte -12?

    1. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A no from me

      1. Finding Timo
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Ok ta will go back to the losing Kane less hits option !

        1. Gandalf
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          What's your team at the moment?

          1. Finding Timo
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 5 days ago

            BB36 and FH37
            Sa
            TAA,Robo,cancello
            Son, havertz, Raph, martnelli & odegaard
            Kane & Werner
            (Foster, Broja, chabolah & amartey)

            1. Gandalf
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              An alternative to get a more well rounded bench boost could be something like

              Broja > Nketiah
              Raph > Rodrigo (in a bit of form)
              Werner > Richarlison
              Chabolah > Laporte
              Havertz > Jota

              Obviously risky not having Salah and if you fancy Pukki to turn up and KDH to do something then not as bad as it first looked your plan

              1. Finding Timo
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 5 days ago

                Thanks v helpful

  10. OptimusBlack
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Any news on Richa ?

    1. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Not yet, hopefully tomorrow or Wednesday at the latest

  11. Mufc202020
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Thoughts on Alonso (TC)?

    1. No Kane No Gain
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      No becuase they play Leeds, 3 days before a day fa cup final. Rotation galore for everyone

  12. HM2
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Neck and neck with a ML rival who has a two chip advantage. Which option seems best?

    ———————- Sa ———————
    Cancelo - Robbo - Rudiger - Laporte
    Kullu - Saka - Salah - Ramsey - Kulu
    ———- Kane——Nketiah—————

    Dubravka, Schar, Barnes, Weggy

    a) Sa > Kasper (-4)
    b) Barnes, Kane > KDB (C), Richy (-8)
    c) Sa, Barnes > Kasper, Foden (-8)
    d) Save

  13. TeddiPonza
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    FH in 37 so I have 1 FT to spare

    Foster
    TAA Robbo Cancelo Alonso
    Salah Coutinho Mount Saka Kulu
    Kane

    0,1m in bank.

    Mount to Foden or something else?.

  14. gart888
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Going to BB this week and FH next.

    Best two (or more) transfers to get ready for the BB?

    Schmeichel Foster
    Alonso Trent Matip Cancelo Laporte
    Salah Martinelli Gordon Mount Havertz
    Ronaldo Pukki Dennis

    Ronaldo is the only non doubler here. So definitely getting rid of him, and then one more.

    What would you do?

    1. gart888
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Some options

      a) Ronaldo/Havertz to Kane/Foden
      b) Ronaldo/Havertz to Nketiah/KDB (leaving 3.2 ITB)

  15. Finding Timo
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Saw interesting post few days ago saying pukki good option v tired WHU & lei

  16. Flynny
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Evening.....wondering what you would do with this team? 2fts. 0 cash. Will free hit in 37....rank 15k

    Thoughts on rudiger havertz and ramsey to laporte foden and Gordon - 4?

    Sa (dubravska)
    Taa vvd cancelo rudiger (schar)
    Salah saka havertz kulu (ramsey)
    Kane pukki (broja)

    Thanks

  17. Tambling5
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    A) Mendy and Gordon
    or
    B) Schmeichel and Raphina
    On a free hit.

  18. umerlfc
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Best DGW36 defender 5.5m max?

    A) Gabriel - LEE(H) TOT(A)
    B) Coleman - LEI(A) WAT(A)
    C) Cash - BUR(A) LIV(H)
    D) Digne - BUR(A) LIV(H)
    E) Other (Who?)

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Cash

    2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Matip??

  19. AzzaroMax99
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Who’s better option as City 3rd player (have Kdb and Cancelo):

    A) Jesus
    B) Foden

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Foden for me.

      1. AzzaroMax99
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Thx

    2. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Foden

  20. Pacer.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    What will fpl do next year about currently 2 strikers in top 34 positions, none in top 10 and only two in top 20 and both are premium price?

    1. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Don’t see them doing anything. Think it’s more for us to decide how we adapt to it

    2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      FPL Towers will sort it out by demanding that:

      1) PL managers play less 4-3-3
      2) Strikers score more goals

      1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        In all seriousness it might be time to reclassify wingers like Salah.

        1. Pacer.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          There so many of them though. Might be better to switch squad requirement to a 2-5-6-2. Save people from burying a pointless .5m in a benched striker

    3. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Gotta lower the prices for many

  21. Atletico Junior
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Which is a better transfer

    A. Scharr to Digne/Matip
    B. Coutinho to Foden

    1. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

    2. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Without more context, a looks a lot better to me.

  22. SKENG
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Any ideas for this team? Got 2 FTs and 0.2m ITB (no chips left).

    Schmeichel
    TAA Cancelo James Silva
    Salah Son Kulusevski Saka Havertz
    Broja

    Ramsdale Gelhardt Wood Doherty

    Thinking Richarlison/Watkins in for Wood could be the priority. Need to fund that, so maybe Wood & Ramsdale > Richarlison & 3.9m keeper as I only need Schmeichel for the rest of the season?

  23. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    If there was to be one big change to FPL next season, what would you want it to be?

    1. HM2
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Keep 2 free hits

      1. Dannyb
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        This

      2. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I’d go one step further and give 2 of everything so TC and BB too but like the Wildcard time limit them to one of each having to be used by mid season GW19

    2. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Double captain. One week you csn choose 2

  24. Dannyb
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    For bb this week?
    A Toney Steele Doherty and Raphina to Watkins, Gordon, Holgate and Sanchez - 12?
    B Steele and Doherty to Pickford and Holgate - 4
    A gives me potentially 4 players with 4 games each over two game weeks.

  25. Finding Timo
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    A) Jesus or b) Richarlison? Thanks

    1. Dannyb
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

    2. RedRo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Richarlison.

      Nailed for 180 in the double. Also, I think the best combination of City is Cancelo, KdB, Foden. Although double defense is fine too.

      1. Finding Timo
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Thanks yeh got cancello & foden better value

  26. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Evening all!! On BB for 36 just gone from 155k to 116k this week and will FH 37 so top 100k target very much possible!! Team is below… think I’m going to take -8 max and the 3 players I’d lose are Bednarek, Weghorst and Havertz… or could just do -4 and Do Something boring Bednarek and Weghorst to Matip and Pukki
    I have 0.7 in the bank!! Any advice welcomed!!!

    Pickford Schmeichel
    Robbo Cancelo Laporte T.Silva Bednarek
    Salah Son Saka Maddison Havertz
    Dennis Nketiah Weghorst

    Cheers everyone!!!

  27. RedRo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Would you play Gordon (lei, wat) over any of James, Alonso or Mount (WOL, lee) given the latter 3 likely only start once?

    1. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Tough. Maybe James as he likely plays only one.

      1. RedRo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Thanks mate

    2. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Everton bad away so no

      1. RedRo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Ok thank you mate

  28. footballfreak
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    For bench boost..
    A. Allison and Foster
    B. Schmeichel ane Pickford and -4 hit

    1. Biggsy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      A

  29. Danno - Emre Canada
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Telles and Bruno out as part of my -12, ya all warned me doh

    1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Typical FPL mate!! I did Bruno to Salah before United played Everton, 5 games and 6 points In that time and Salah got 30 I believe and did Bruno to Salah this week and Salah benched and Bruno scores haha

    2. POTATO
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      ouch

      1. Danno - Emre Canada
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Well it wasn’t too bad in the end as it was mostly cover for my fairly big cash mini league which as Dalot didn’t score or assist I still win. Now set up better for next month as overall my rank is poor. Still a kick in the ole proverbials, especially as had Son captain if I stayed haha oh well, we move on.

        1. POTATO
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          I'm avoiding hits this late in the season though I did take a hit for JWP > Mount a couple of weeks back. JWP has two goals and an assist since then while Mounjt has blanked despite his extra match.

  30. Biggsy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    To fund Dennis and Pukki for a BB36 would you do:

    A. James to Matip
    B. Barnes to Gordon
    C. Both and one of the forwards becomes Watkins
    D. Salah & Barnes to Son & Foden

    C and D are extra hits. Have a FH left.