FPL Gameweek 28 – head-to-head comparisons: Raul Jimenez vs Diogo Jota

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A change in formation by Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo has led to a renaissance for Diogo Jota (£6.2m), with the Portuguese midfielder scoring twice against Norwich in Gameweek 27. He also hit the post, allowing teammate Raul Jimenez (£7.9m) to step in and score the rebound. Over the past couple of games, Jota and Jimenez have worked well together, with the latter seemingly helping to get the best out of Jota in the final third.

Wolves travel to Spurs in Gameweek 28 a few days after their Europa League round of 16 second leg tie in Espanyol. Whilst Jota is clearly the form player having scored five goals in his last two appearances, there may be a question mark over whether he will start this game, with Nuno having plenty of options in that area of the pitch. Jimenez is guaranteed to start and also set to play 90 minutes, whilst Jota is likely to be subbed off midway through the second half should he also start. Taking this into account, alongside a difficult opponent in Spurs, we'd edge towards the tried-and-tested Jimenez here.

Verdict: Raul Jimenez

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