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Major Spurs haul boosts GW3 Manager of the Week

The Scout 28 Aug 2018
Lucas Moura and Harry Kane

Bold Tottenham Hotspur captaincy move helps to produce Gameweek 3's best total

Tottenham Hotspur's 3-0 win at Manchester United took Stacy Katharina to the top of the Gameweek 3 tree in FPL.

The Indonesian manager's Tinjawan Seni team scored 109 points – the best of the week among managers not playing one of their chips.

Central to that success were a trio of high-scoring Spurs players.

Stacy's decision to hand the captaincy to midfielder Lucas Moura (£7.1m) proved an inspired one.

The Brazilian scored two goals and earned maximum bonus as part of a 15-point haul.

Harry Kane (£12.5m), with a goal and an assist, and Kieran Trippier (£6.0m), who kept a clean sheet and provided an assist, were the other two Spurs players to star for Stacy.

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Lucas's total was bettered only by another of Stacy's selections, Fulham forward Aleksandar Mitrovic (£6.6m), who also found the net twice as the Cottagers beat Burnley 4-2.

The Serbia international added an assist and collected the maximum bonus for 16 points.

Left-back Marcos Alonso (£6.7m) also provided a double-digit return for Chelsea, while Liverpool duo Andrew Robertson (£6.1m) and Mohamed Salah (£13.0m) produced nine and eight points respectively.

Stacy opted for a 4-4-2 formation in which only Crystal Palace defender Jeffrey Schlupp (£4.5m) failed to produce at least three points.

Another bold decision – to bench midfielder Richarlison (£6.7m) – was equally vital as the Brazilian's sending-off for Everton at AFC Bournemouth would have resulted in a two-point deduction.

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