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. Birmingham Bromwich Villa
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Used my 2FTs :
    Is this worth -4 ? Thanks

    Mane to Sigurdsson or 10.5m mid

    Ederson /Alonso *Robbo Digne / Sané *Mane Rich Kenedy / Kane(c) Auba Arni
    /Henn AWB Benn Hojb

    Cheers for any good advice

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

    Sane or Eriksen?

    (Have Sterling, no Spurs players)

    1. Coaly
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Sane

    2. Dreaming of glory
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      See how mid week goes. Would say eriksen but depends if hes over his injury worries

  3. Coaly
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Boly to Doherty -4?

    1. Becks
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      ? No

    2. Sjaak
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      No

  4. Tauruspt
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Fab

    Alonso taa laporte rudiger wan b
    Salah sterling martial fraser
    Aguero

    Boruc jiminez barkley kamara

    Any thoughts on changes this week? Rotation etc?

  5. pressdpm
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Any advice on what to do here?
    2FT's, 0.5 spare.

    Fabianski
    Alonso - Digne - Robertson
    Salah - Hazard - Richarlison - Gudmundsson
    Arnautovic - Aguero - Jiminez

    Stekelenburg - Wan Bissaka - Bennett - Biling

  6. KGFC
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Would you do: Vardy + Murray -> Kane + Mitro for -4?

    I can still do Vardy -> Kane for free but just feel like Mitro can be a great differential this week at home against Leicester at home.

    1. Ohh1454
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Do Vardy > Kane not the other one

      1. Sjaak
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 17 days ago

        This. Brighton strong at home too

  7. nikolalfc
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Aubameyang in for Aguero?
    rest of the team:
    Fabianski / Hamer
    Doherty, Alonso, Robertson, AWB, Dunk,
    Salah, Hazard, Fraser, Richarlison /Schneiderlin,
    Arnautovic, Wilson, Aguero

    1. Ohh1454
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Ya like that move

  8. Ohh1454
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 17 days ago

    BOTTOMED
    For the long term , Patricio > fabianski worth a hit ?

    1. nikolalfc
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      i think yes, if u r good with your current squad, besides gk

  9. SheBangsTheDrums
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Yay or Nay?

    Mane & Kun to Fanderson & Kane for free

    1. Fantasy Gold
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Yep

    2. KGFC
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Like

  10. Fantasy Gold
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    This Robbo injury has really wrecked my plans.

    Doherty first sub. Don’t fancy him to get anything from Chelsea this GW.

    1. CaTriEm
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      He's up against Alonso so I wouldn't rule out attacking returns.

    2. Cech-King MoSalah
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Same feeling, strange thing to say, but if Robbo doesn't play Moreno will!!

    3. All Out of Mounie
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Dead leg.. cant be that bad

      1. Cech-King MoSalah
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Hip can be

    4. Birmingham Bromwich Villa
      6 months, 17 days ago

      At least he’s an attacking full back

  11. Caboose
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Hi all, would love your thoughts on whether I should take a hit to change this:

    Ryan, (Hamer)
    Alonso, AWB, Robbo*, Balbuena*, (Doherty)
    Sterling, Martial, Rich, Hazard, (Hughes)
    Kane, Arnie, (Jimenez)

    0 FT, 0.7 in the bank

    ML rivals are currently ahead and have TAA (gots some moneys on the line) - thank you!

  12. Nightf0x
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    which? for the upcoming 2 gws, WC in gw17

    a- hazard jimenez alonso -4 to son auba digne/foyth
    b- alonso martial to son vandjik

    1. stevenzhang
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Any love for Gomez? Want to double up on LIV. Can do TAA and Gomez but not TAA and Robbie.
      Thanks

      1. Nightf0x
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        cant afford them in option a- only 5.0

  13. Pinball Wizard
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Latest news on Balbuena? Will he play gw15?

    1. Jacobaroo
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      https://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/fabian-balbuena-of-west-ham-united-during-training-at-the-news-photo/1067933468 pictured training today. Not sure whether that means he's okay to play though

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

      I think he will.

    3. Pinball Wizard
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Let's hope! Tks

  14. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    My Plan was to gather more information and WC GW16 would you WC now due to Robbo and Mane doubts and a week bench but a strong starting 11?

    1. shotgunnufc
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      i’m WC this week, big swings in prices

  15. Lemongrab
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Quotes from Auba....

    “I think I’m not at my 100 per cent, but it is coming,” he told Arsenal.com after yesterday’s 4-2 win.

    “It’s coming. Against Tottenham, I felt very good on the pitch and I am really happy. But my best form is coming.

    1. clodhopper
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Look sharp

    2. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      That’s the best striker in the country

  16. TheDragon
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Aubameyang: 10 goals with last 10 shots on target.

    Is he a trap and his output unsustainable?

    1. Lemongrab
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Either that or he's just absolutely lethal. 98 goals in 144 games for Dortmund...

    2. Sjaak
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      With those upcoming fixtures, he probably won't even have to sustain that output to deliver

    3. Tommyg
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Absolute lethal striker. Aguero, Kane and him best in the league.

  17. Monya Meow Meow
    6 months, 17 days ago

    2FT and 0.4 ITB with plan to WC after midweek.

    Robbo & Kun to TAA & Kane good moves?
    Will give me a team of:

    Pat
    TAA Alonso AWB
    Salah(C) Sterling Rich Fraser
    Kane Arnie Wilson

    Foster Balb Doh Cama

  18. Tsparkes10
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Hows everyone doing then? Want some general chat instead of spam of teams and transfers. Personally top of 40 man sixth form ML and 5632 OR. Not bad for my first year 🙂

    1. Lemongrab
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Narrow lead in my mini leagues with my mates. 5th in my official work league out of about 160 and OR around 80k. Happy with that, highest ever rank at season end was 14,366 so aiming for top 10k this year which I would be delighted with!

      Good rank so far dude but December can be brutal!

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Yhh ik. Hoping my wc does me well but who knows... just go with my gut and hopefully thinks work out okay :). Sounds like you're doing decent aswell

        1. Lemongrab
          • 9 Years
          6 months, 17 days ago

          I started playing when I was at uni and warning that was about ten years ago haha it's addictive. Good luck!

          1. Tsparkes10
            6 months, 17 days ago

            Oh dear... looks like ive got a long way to go hahaha. Uni next year for me,, cheers. You too. Your team template?

            1. Lemongrab
              • 9 Years
              6 months, 17 days ago

              Changing it up a bit now and finally having the guts to ditch Salah.

              It's a lot better now with more interesting options. When I first started it was just pick Ronaldo (c), Gerrard and Lampard and leave for the season.

              1. Tsparkes10
                6 months, 17 days ago

                Wow didnt even think about that... cant even imagine it back then with the beasts. So many essentials hahaha. Think i may go mane instead of salah or even no pool attacker for few weeks also when i wc

    2. shotgunnufc
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      that’s cracking for your first season well done. i’m top of my ML which is my main priority but ranks suffered recently down to 35k or so. my WC this week is going to sort me out, going aggressive

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Cheers, and yh only bothered bout my ML but now im actually high in OR i hate seeing red arrows... and ooo inform me? Im wc aswell after tomz.. what you thinking

        1. shotgunnufc
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 17 days ago

          Kane and auba
          Sterling and sane
          One of arnie or Anderson
          double pool defence probably

          1. Tsparkes10
            6 months, 17 days ago

            Think im going to do same. Might go Son instead of Kane though and maybe Dilva over Sane. Who knows got a few days to think

    3. SPorting
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Finding that this site helps or just full of old farts blowing hot air?

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Hahaha helps for sure. Sounds sad af but like having general convos like this one i guess, makes a change from constant team spam

    4. Eat my goal!
      6 months, 17 days ago

      First year I had my best rank - ending 6k

      I was 239 at one point during the season

      Never had the same luck or put in the same effort other than this year but still well off where I want to be

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Hopefully beginners luck for me then and i can do similar

  19. PascalCygan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 17 days ago

    A) Hazard & Mitro to F Anderson & Kane
    B) Mane & Mitro to Fraser / Brooks & Kane

    Thanks!

  20. United10
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Best 4.5 mid?

    1. Sun Jihai
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Gunnarsson
      Billing

      1. shotgunnufc
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        I like these, just nailed players who have a chance of returns. all you want from that slot is 2 points

    2. Giggs-Tosun Particle
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Harris looks like a good prospect

  21. Sun Jihai
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Who would you have first on your bench? Doherty or Jimenez?

    1. Duffy Dunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Jim

    2. KGFC
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Jimmy... don't fancy a Wolves cleanie

      1. Sun Jihai
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks chaps, my thinking too

    3. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Jimenez

  22. Tsparkes10
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Is it wrong to ask ages on here? Want the general gist, guessing 20s due to some people having 5 or 6 years on here?

    1. shotgunnufc
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      I think you’d be surprised. this is my 14th season playing fpl...

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Damnn, I'm 17 and my first year on here :). Getting the gist of it now, team value is something i cant get grips of but OR is tasty so its all good

        1. shotgunnufc
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 17 days ago

          points over pounds. can be useful to have lots of money into the second half of the season but no point if you’re 200 points off the top 10k. I think i’m much older than most on here don’t worry

          1. Tsparkes10
            6 months, 17 days ago

            Hahaha not worried at all. Find it quite interesting tbh, crazy how football brings all people together. And yhh i can imagine but I'll just ride price changes i guess. Transfers and team news is stressful enough

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

      I think a lot in here would like to think they’re in their 20’s

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Hahaha im honestly shocked. Feel like a baby now

    3. Dakes.
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      17, 18 in a few weeks

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Similar to me then 🙂

    4. Eat my goal!
      6 months, 17 days ago

      8th season

      Look how old the guys are on scoutcast or in the meet the manager vids - not young!

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Not really kept tabs on vids tbh. Just seen a lot of 7 and 6s on here so was presuming late 20s. But guess im wrong

    5. Goat
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      26

    6. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Got into it because my dad he’s proper old tho it’s a pretty diverse game. I’m at uni a lot of my mates on it, a lot of my dad’s mates on it. Everyone loves football

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Exactly. Thats why its world's best game 🙂

    7. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      This is my 12th season and I am 65 in a few weeks. Best finish 4 years ago at 2k and one at 3k before that. It doesn't get any easier and don't let anybody kid you that it's all about experience.

      1. Tsparkes10
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Hahaha sounds like a lot to come :). Loving the dedication though, ik my gdad can't even work a phone... never mind fantasy football, big respect for you

        1. ThisTimeNxtYrRodney
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 17 days ago

          Thanks and good luck to you in your first season. Try and enjoy it a little and make your own decisions. The "fear of failure " is what limits most people playing the game. Weve all been there and followed the latest bandwagon, only for it to to let us down. Patience is the best policy IMO.
          Again good luck to you.

          1. Tsparkes10
            6 months, 17 days ago

            Yup solid advice. Gonna take a few punts here and there. Also stick to having favourite players and teams i simply cant stand so kinda against having their players. Goodluck to you to 🙂

    8. Irbox ⚽
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Average age here would be 30-40

      1. G-Whizz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Of which I may be slightly older...

  23. n-doggg
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Going to WC next week so have 2FTs for a 1 week punt:

    Aguero and Robertson to Kane and Periera

    Yay or nay?

    1. PascalCygan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Do it

    2. KGFC
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Rather get Coleman or Digne. Think Lei will concede at Fulham..

      1. n-doggg
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Got Digne thanks

    3. shotgunnufc
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      they seem like strong moves

    4. gooberman
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      I think it's the wrong time to get Periera. I have him but I'm looking at moving him on after the Fulham game. He has done great for me but Leicester's fixtures are turning.

  24. Oggle22
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Kun/Mane/March —-> Aubameyang/Sane/Gundagon or Brooks
    -4

    Fabinski
    TAA Alonso Chilwell
    Salah(c) Sane Gundagon Anderson(vc) Rich
    Aubameyang Arnie

    Foster AWB Jiménez Satnkovich

  25. Mr_Barbs
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Any ideas for transfers this week? 2FT, 0.1itb

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

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

    1. MrCloppity
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Iv done B. So B for you as well

      1. Mr_Barbs
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Thanks, i like B. I just feel Kane might be the better pick for the next game

  26. Sjaak
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Play 2 out of these 3 this GW (or take -4 ?) Cheers!
    A) Jiménez
    B) Wan-Bissaka
    C) Doherty

  27. Giggs-Tosun Particle
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Any idea if Balbuena will for sure be out? Will prob WC if so

  28. EgyptianKing
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Help pls!

    Patricio
    Alonso, Robertson, Bissaka, Balbuena
    Mane, Sane, Sterling, Rich, Martial
    Kane

    Hamer, Jimenez, Holebas, Kamara

    0.8 in the bank.

    Would you take any hit?

    1. mir
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Nope, leave it at that.

  29. Dakes.
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Bit of a boring one, but play 1 from:

    A) Jimenez
    B) Doherty
    C) AWB

    and why, if you can?

    Currently playing A, with bench order CB

    1. mir
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      I've got all 3 and playing AWB and benching Wolves duo with Jimenez first sub.

      1. mir
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Pretty certain 1 if not 2 subs will be needed for me. Robertson and sterling to miss out.

  30. The Wizard of Ozil
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Best move to fund Kane?

    A) Fraser -> Cairney
    B) Hazard -> Sane
    C) Hazard -> Eriksen

    1. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Probably B

    2. n-doggg
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Is this for long term or 1 week?

      If long then Cairney
      If 1 week, Sane

      1. mir
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Exactly this