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
    6 months, 15 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
        6 months, 15 days ago

        What news was that?

        1. The Tinkerman
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 15 days ago

          Robbo and Mane are doubts both minor injuries

        2. SPorting
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 15 days ago

          Mané - cut on foot
          Robbo - dead leg

          1. DavidKent
              6 months, 15 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

        3. Brooksy86
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 15 days ago

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

          1. The Tinkerman
            • 3 Years
            6 months, 15 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
              6 months, 15 days ago

              Agreed on Jiminez

        4. DavidKent
            6 months, 15 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
              6 months, 15 days ago

              ABC

              1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                6 months, 15 days ago

                Easy as 123.

                1. The Tinkerman
                  • 3 Years
                  6 months, 15 days ago

                  Ah, simple as do re mi

            2. Dannyb
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 15 days ago

              The one you've got it in.

            3. FPL Pillars
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 15 days ago

              BAC

            4. DavidKent
                6 months, 15 days ago

                Perfect, that’s what I thought. Cheers lads

            5. Alvaro Morata
              • 1 Year
              6 months, 15 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
                6 months, 15 days ago

                Aguero --> Auba

                I would stick with Pereyra. He is a safe play

              2. TerryVenables
                • 2 Years
                6 months, 15 days ago

                Wildcard

            6. Mr_Barbs
              • 1 Year
              6 months, 15 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

            7. Kingtekkerz
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 15 days ago

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

              1. FPL Pillars
                • 2 Years
                6 months, 15 days ago

                Or what sell for a hit? (Sigh)

              2. Spartac Mac
                • 2 Years
                6 months, 15 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
                • 2 Years
                6 months, 15 days ago

                of course, why wouldn't you?

              4. SMEE_HEEE
                • 1 Year
                6 months, 15 days ago

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

            8. Alli
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 15 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
                • 2 Years
                6 months, 15 days ago

                A...

              2. Team Bobcat
                • 2 Years
                6 months, 15 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

            9. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 15 days ago

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

              1. SPorting
                • 7 Years
                6 months, 15 days ago

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

                And mainly because it’s Rob Holding

                1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
                  • 2 Years
                  6 months, 15 days ago

                  Haha cheers

                2. g40steve
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  6 months, 15 days ago

                  Name a few need a bargain for the Xmas run?

              2. Sergio Giorgini
                • 7 Years
                6 months, 15 days ago

                Yes, I agree especially with fixtures. Not sure why

              3. Team Bobcat
                • 2 Years
                6 months, 15 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

            10. MGD
              • 3 Years
              6 months, 15 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
                6 months, 15 days ago

                FAnderson

              2. Super Jack Grealish
                • 6 Years
                6 months, 15 days ago

                Sane

              3. Gentle_Turks
                • 1 Year
                6 months, 15 days ago

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

                1. MGD
                  • 3 Years
                  6 months, 15 days ago

                  Thanks for the reply

                  Page 10, second to bottom.
                  Page 11, bottom

                  You are correct, not real bottom but darn close

            11. Water_Pink
              • 9 Years
              6 months, 15 days ago

              Mane and Robertson out ?

              1. Dannyb
                • 2 Years
                6 months, 15 days ago

                Seems so

                1. rdpx
                  • 7 Years
                  6 months, 15 days ago

                  Any indication of for how long?

                  1. Dannyb
                    • 2 Years
                    6 months, 15 days ago

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

              2. Bad Kompany
                • 1 Year
                6 months, 15 days ago

                What happened to Robertson

                1. BOATIES FC
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Dead leg

              3. Pointless
                • 3 Years
                6 months, 15 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
                  6 months, 15 days ago

                  a

              4. CAPTAIN_WALES
                • 3 Years
                6 months, 15 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)

              5. Dynamic Duos
                • 5 Years
                6 months, 15 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!
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Haha trend setter

                    1. Dynamic Duos
                      • 5 Years
                      6 months, 15 days ago

                      Haha 🙂

                2. Spartac Mac
                  • 2 Years
                  6 months, 15 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
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Kane and Laca

                  2. rdpx
                    • 7 Years
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Bameyang seems to be the form pick.

                  3. Dynamic Duos
                    • 5 Years
                    6 months, 15 days ago

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

                  4. noquarternt
                    • 3 Years
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Kane v Southampton at home.

                    Just don't over think it.

                  5. lugs
                    • 1 Year
                    6 months, 15 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
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Kane and both for GW16

                3. rdpx
                  • 7 Years
                  6 months, 15 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...

                4. Marco Ni Motet
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Eriksen anyone?

                    1. The Tinkerman
                      • 3 Years
                      6 months, 15 days ago

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

                      1. Dead Lift
                        • 2 Years
                        6 months, 15 days ago

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

                  • unitednations
                    • 7 Years
                    6 months, 15 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)

                  • Team Bobcat
                    • 2 Years
                    6 months, 15 days ago

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

                  • andymck
                    • 3 Years
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Salah and Aguero > Sane and Kane for free?

                    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      6 months, 15 days ago

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

                      1. andymck
                        • 3 Years
                        6 months, 15 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
                      6 months, 15 days ago

                      I'm leaning towards Sané

                  • Bad Kompany
                    • 1 Year
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Is hazard likely to play?

                    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 8 Years
                      6 months, 15 days ago

                      I don't see why not.

                    2. Sho-kun
                      • 1 Year
                      6 months, 15 days ago

                      why not

                  • The Tinkerman
                    • 3 Years
                    6 months, 15 days ago

                    Vardy May require surgery (not confirmed)

                    Could make Iheanacho an interesting option if he does.

                  • cjhewitt92
                    • 5 Years
                    6 months, 15 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
                        6 months, 15 days ago

                        Sane

                    2. manu4life99
                      • 9 Years
                      6 months, 15 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
                        6 months, 15 days ago

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

                    3. kuzser
                      • 2 Years
                      6 months, 15 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
                      • 3 Years
                      6 months, 15 days ago

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

                      1. Dynamic Duos
                        • 5 Years
                        6 months, 15 days ago

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

                    5. abaalan
                      • 3 Years
                      6 months, 15 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
                        • 6 Years
                        6 months, 15 days ago

                        A

                    6. noquarternt
                      • 3 Years
                      6 months, 15 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
                      6 months, 15 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
                      6 months, 15 days ago

                      Aguero to Auba

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

                      1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        6 months, 15 days ago

                        You can.

                      2. RFCSPACE
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 3 Years
                        6 months, 15 days ago

                        Just done it too. Feels good.

                      3. Gentle_Turks
                        • 1 Year
                        6 months, 15 days ago

                        Kane this week.

                    9. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
                      • 2 Years
                      6 months, 15 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
                      6 months, 15 days ago

                      Salah and obiang out

                      Sane and son in -4

                      Too risky?

                      1. TerryVenables
                        • 2 Years
                        6 months, 15 days ago

                        Lol

                      2. Dele
                        • 2 Years
                        6 months, 15 days ago

                        Lmao