Fixtures

Premier League sides learn FA Cup third round fate

There are just two all-Premier League ties to be played in the third round of the FA Cup this season.

Bournemouth and Brighton will go head-to-head at the Vitality Stadium while Wolves are set to host Liverpool.

While the third round of the FA Cup is still some way off, it is obviously worth taking note of the fixtures that will take place.

Those all-Premier League ties may feature slightly stronger XIs compared those involving top flight sides facing lower league opposition.

The toughest tests for those FPL teams includes Chelsea’s hosting of Nottingham Forest, who have knocked out the holders of the FA Cup five times in their last six matches against a reigning champion.

Southampton will travel to Derby County where they will take on Frank Lampard’s in-form side.

Outside of that there appear to be mostly routine matches for the remainder of the Premier League clubs, whose FPL fixtures should be largely unaffected in terms of rotation.

The matches will take place between Gameweek 21 and 22.

Selected fixture list

Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion

Burnley v Barnsley

Bristol City v Huddersfield Town

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

Crystal Palace v Grimsby

Derby County v Southampton

Everton v Lincoln City

Fulham v Oldham Athletic

Manchester City v Rotherham United

Manchester United v Reading

Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers

Solihull Moors/Blackpool v Arsenal

Tranmere/Southport v Tottenham Hotspur

Wrexham/Newport v Leicester City

West Ham United v Birmingham City

Woking v Watford

Wolves v Liverpool

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1,657 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The Tinkerman
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    No FTs, what are my chances of fielding XI? Not pleased about Klopps news on Mane and Robbo...

    Particio
    Alonso, Laporte, Robbo, Keane
    Mane, Sterling, Richarlison, FAnderson
    Kane, Murray

    Hart; AWB, Billing, Jiminez

    1. DavidKent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      What news was that?

      1. The Tinkerman
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Robbo and Mane are doubts both minor injuries

      2. SPorting
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Mané - cut on foot
        Robbo - dead leg

        1. DavidKent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Dead leg? I’ll never get my head around why that’s an injury. You recover fully from that in about 5 minutes.

          I clearly have nothing particularly helpful to add, other than to point out Pool need to win nearly every match and Robertson has already had a rest. Having said that, he did have intensive games for Scotland

    2. Brooksy86
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Playing AWB first sub isn't end of days. I'd have Jimenez 2nd though...

      1. The Tinkerman
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I wouldn’t be shocked to see Sterling, Mane and Robbo out. Expecting to see all 3 subs if I’m honest.

      2. DavidKent
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Agreed on Jiminez

  2. DavidKent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Which order would you start these?

    A) AWB vs brighton
    B) Dunk vs CRY
    C) Doherty vs CHELSEA

    1. The Tinkerman
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      ABC

      1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Easy as 123.

        1. The Tinkerman
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Ah, simple as do re mi

    2. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      The one you've got it in.

    3. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      BAC

    4. DavidKent
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Perfect, that’s what I thought. Cheers lads

  3. Alvaro Morata
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Patricio. Begovic.
    Robertson. Alonso. Duffy. Wan Bissaka. Bednarek.
    Salah. Hazard. Richarlison. Pereyra. Fraser.
    Aguero. Giroud.

    0.1 in the bank. 1 FT. I want to change Pereyra, so who should I take...? Or should I change something different...? Thanks you very much.

    1. Sho-kun
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Aguero --> Auba

      I would stick with Pereyra. He is a safe play

    2. TerryVenables
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Wildcard

  4. Mr_Barbs
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Thoughts? 2FTs, 0.1itb

    A) Martial & Aguero > Anderson & Aubemayang
    B) Martial, Aguero, & Neves > Anderson, Kane & 4.4
    C) Something else?

    Ederson,
    Alonso, TAA, Robertson, Doherty, AWB
    Hazard, Sterling, Fraser, Martial, Neves
    Aguero, Arnautovic, Jiminez

  5. Kingtekkerz
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Looks like Robbo will be out of the Burnley game, will you still hold on to him?

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Or what sell for a hit? (Sigh)

    2. Spartac Mac
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      If it's just a game, I'm sticking.

      Would want him back, so it's effectively a waste of 2 transfers.

    3. DNML
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      of course, why wouldn't you?

    4. SMEE_HEEE
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      yep - not worth transferring for a hit. already used FT to get Kane

  6. Alli
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Patricio
    Laporte - Robertson* - Alonso - W.Bissaka
    Salah(c) - Hazard(vc) - Richarlison
    Aubameyang - Arnautovic - Jiménez

    Hamer - Cairney - Doherty - Stephens

    1 FT - 1.0 ITB

    A. Robertson > TAA
    B. Patricio > Fabianski
    C. Save FT

    1. Brooksy86
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      A...

    2. Team Bobcat
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Might be something do do with tge fact that they have only kept two clean sheets all season the last 7 or odd games ago. Even ManU could score against them. May be an option once this midweek fixture is over but Kolasinac more appetising even then

  7. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Once again, why is Rob Holding being ignored? Could be a steal at 4.4!

    1. SPorting
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Partly because there are other sub 4.5m with better chances.

      And mainly because it’s Rob Holding

      1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Haha cheers

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Name a few need a bargain for the Xmas run?

    2. Sergio Giorgini
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Yes, I agree especially with fixtures. Not sure why

    3. Team Bobcat
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Might be something do do with tge fact that they have only kept two clean sheets all season the last 7 or odd games ago. Even ManU could score against them. May be an option once this midweek fixture is over but Kolasinac more appetising even then

  8. MGD
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    bottomed twice ...

    repost

    Which Mf would you have for 11.7 and below for this GW only? (WCing next)

    Already on Hazard.

    A) Mane out to -> ____ (11.7)

    1. SPorting
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      FAnderson

    2. Super Jack Grealish
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Sane

    3. Gentle_Turks
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      I answered this already the first time it was posted (which hadn't bottomed).

      1. MGD
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks for the reply

        Page 10, second to bottom.
        Page 11, bottom

        You are correct, not real bottom but darn close

  9. Water_Pink
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Mane and Robertson out ?

    1. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Seems so

      1. rdpx
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Any indication of for how long?

        1. Dannyb
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 17 days ago

          Kind of injuries that would suggest a week but don't really know.

    2. Bad Kompany
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      What happened to Robertson

      1. BOATIES FC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Dead leg

  10. Pointless
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Which is best pairing out of:
    a} Richarlison + Wilson
    b) Eriksen + Jimenez
    (On a wildcard, trying to fix final two spots... have Kane)

    1. Sho-kun
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      a

  11. CAPTAIN_WALES
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    A) Kun & Salah -> Kane & Sane (FYI I don't have Mane)
    B) Kun & Patterson -> Kane & 4.5m (no City attacking cover this GW if this option is taken)

  12. Dynamic Duos
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    My head is really in the game this year , I look at all these WC and it is my team

    1. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Haha trend setter

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Haha 🙂

  13. Spartac Mac
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Aubameyang has only blanked in 1 out of 6 away fixtures this season, averaging 7.6 points per game away from home.

    Kane has blanked in 3 out of 5 of his home fixtures this season, averaging 3.6 points per game at home.

    Who do you prefer?

    1. Dannyb
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Kane and Laca

    2. rdpx
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Bameyang seems to be the form pick.

    3. Dynamic Duos
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Both , but Kane is better than that with Son,Eriksen and Alli behind him.

    4. noquarternt
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Kane v Southampton at home.

      Just don't over think it.

    5. lugs
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      i have Auba and can't stand Kane but for this coming gw only i'd rather have Kane

    6. diesel001
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Kane and both for GW16

  14. rdpx
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    I've got just one FT, but have three flagged players, plus Lovren, who didn't play at the weekend, plus Sterling who I hear might be rested this GW.

    Does anyone know why Lovren didn't play?

    Flags are Aguero, Mané & Barkley

    Any bright ideas on the FT? I'm thinking Kun to Arnautovic...

  15. Marco Ni Motet
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Eriksen anyone?

    1. The Tinkerman
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Been considering him for Mane but would require a hit. Seems like good timing though

      1. Dead Lift
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Same here. Maybe worths the hit. I hold also the WC until GW17.

  16. unitednations
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    For next two weeks:

    A: Salah + Balbuena + Martial (-4)
    B: Salah + Jimenez + Fraser/Wally..then take a hit in gw16 to get auba
    C: Sane + Anderson + Martial (-4)

  17. Team Bobcat
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Any Fulham fans out there? If so is Schurle likely to feature against leicester Wednesday...

  18. andymck
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Salah and Aguero > Sane and Kane for free?

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Potentially. Only problem is Salah could tear it up against Burnley.

      1. andymck
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        This is the only real thing stopping me...but I'm just wondering whether he'll actually do that lol

    2. rdpx
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      I'm leaning towards Sané

  19. Bad Kompany
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Is hazard likely to play?

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      I don't see why not.

    2. Sho-kun
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      why not

  20. The Tinkerman
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Vardy May require surgery (not confirmed)

    Could make Iheanacho an interesting option if he does.

  21. cjhewitt92
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 17 days ago

    Current midfield of Hazard Salah and Mane. Which city option is best to bring in.

    Also do you guys think it is worth restructuring side to Downgrade midfield and fund Kane and Aubameyang

    1. QUEN
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Sane

    2. manu4life99
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      1FT left:

      A) Yedlin > Digne
      B) Robbo > TAA
      C) Save (Doherty 1st sub for Robbo)

      Fab
      Laporte Duffy Robertson
      Anderson Haz(vc) Salah(C) Rich
      Aubameyeng Wilson Arny

      Subs: Doherty,Yedlin,Bacuna

      1. allaboutthemagic
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        I’m considering Robbo to TAA - good swap and should return for this GW and free up funds

    3. kuzser
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Keep solving dilemma Sane-sterling
      What combo is better here:
      1) Alonso, sane, Arnie
      2) David luiz, Sterling, Jimenez (rotating fraser-jimenez)
      3) Alonso, Sterling, success

    4. RFCSPACE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Aguero to Aubameyang done. I'm going to bed. GL all.

      1. Dynamic Duos
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Great move and (c) v Hudds, he wont rest in that game , he will rest 8 days and miss Europa

    5. abaalan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Play 1:
      A) Diop (Car H)
      B) Paterson (Whu A)
      C) Gudmunssen (Liv H)

      Also have Fab in goal

      1. Super Jack Grealish
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        A

    6. noquarternt
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Remember, any one of your players could be benched with such a quick fixture turn around. All managers do it to some extent.

      Make sure you have a playing bench and don't cry when Sané/Sterling/Aubameyang/Robertson/Salah or any other player is benched and you've got Peltier, Suttner and Hudson-Odoi coming on.

    7. mcgooie
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Need some help for this week. 2FT and 0.1M ITB.

      Ryan
      TAA, Robertson, Laporte, Alonso
      Hazard, Salah, Richarlison
      Aguero, Jimenez, Wilson

      Button, Bennett, Barkley, Masuaku

      I am almost certain to do Aguero - Kane to be captain but I need to make a 2nd one. Who would you sell if you have to choose - Salah or Hazard? The next question is who to bring in. I would like city cover but given that they play Chelsea next week, I can see some rotation. What about Anderson of WH?

    8. Sho-kun
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Aguero to Auba

      Can I go for that? I don't have Kane..

      1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        You can.

      2. RFCSPACE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Just done it too. Feels good.

      3. Gentle_Turks
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Kane this week.

    9. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      On WC
      Son and Arnie
      Or
      Auba and Gunarsson(play 3 of Digne/Doherty/AWB/Fraser every week)

    10. Man Chest Hair United
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 17 days ago

      Salah and obiang out

      Sane and son in -4

      Too risky?

      1. TerryVenables
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Lol

      2. Dele
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 17 days ago

        Lmao