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Sane joins Sterling and Aguero in the City attack at Turf Moor

The penultimate match of Gameweek 36 takes place at Turf Moor as Manchester City aim to extend their 11-match winning run and return to the top of the Premier League table.

Kick-off in Lancashire is at 14:05 BST.

There are no huge shocks in Pep Guardiola’s starting XI, with Fernandinho not recovering from the knee problem he picked up in midweek.

Bernardo Silva has thus dropped back into central midfield alongside David Silva and anchor Ilkay Gundogan, so Leroy Sane is handed a start on the left flank.

Raheem Sterling moves over to the right wing, with Sergio Aguero leading the line once more.

City’s back four is unchanged.

Sean Dyche has named the same starting XI for the fourth game in succession, with Phil Bardsley still not having recovered from a gashed leg.

The Burnley manager has resisted the urge to pack his midfield and defence for the visit of the reigning champions, pairing Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes in attack for the 17th league match in a row.

Outside of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, Aguero and Sterling were the two most-popular Triple Captain choices of Gameweek 36: 14,542 managers backed the Argetinean striker, with 8,997 deploying the chip on Sterling.

Bernardo was the second-most-bought FPL player of Gameweek 36, having been transferred in by 146,541 Fantasy bosses.

Aguero and Aymeric Laporte were also bought by over 100,000 FPL managers this week.

Burnley XI: Heaton, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Hendrick, Cork, Westwood, McNeil, Wood, Barnes.

Subs: Hart, Gudmundsson, Gibson, Ward, Vydra, Long, Driscoll-Glennon.

Manchester City XI: Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Laporte, Zinchenko, Gundogan, Bernardo, Silva, Sterling, Sane, Aguero.

Subs: Muric, Danilo, Stones, Mahrez, Otamendi, Jesus, Foden.

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  1. Stoic
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    Score check ?

    1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      95(-4) 26 on bench. Played BB last week for 14.

      1. Stoic
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Hard luck mate
        Have Jota and Valery on my bench too
        99 all out

        1. Mo Mané Mo Problems
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 25 days ago

          Meh my own fault. Poor decisions this week again. Been playing on tilt for a few weeks. Easily 50-100 points lost in that time due to aggressive transfers.

          Could have easily made Top10k, ah well

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Ouch

    2. LǝgleSs e|even
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      115

    3. VanDijksToWatchOutFor
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      102 all out

    4. drughi
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      131 all out (Salah TC)

      1. Stoic
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Massive.
        Why did you play Doherty/Duffy in front of JWP ? BOU leak goals
        Is it coz of JWP playing wingback previous game ?

        1. drughi
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 25 days ago

          I don't know really, was dissapointed in Southampton during their dgw. Thought Brighton would keep Newcastle out and Doherty is Doherty

          1. Stoic
            • 2 Years
            4 months, 25 days ago

            Fair

    5. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      138

      1. Stoic
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Awesome. Pereira and AWB coming through

        1. rmt this, rmt that so i sai…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 25 days ago

          yep both played in my team

    6. WrightnBright
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      118 (incl current bps) all out

    7. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      118...triple captained Mane instead of Salah...but great score still.

    8. JONALDINHO
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      108 with TC intact!

      1. WrightnBright
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Liverpool fan and you didn’t use it this gwk? Wow! Great score though so well played

    9. palace ash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      115 (-4) Rashford to come

    10. moment
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      112 (-4). Peaked too early with an 84 on Friday. Still not bad, gets me back in the Top10K, nervy 2 weeks coming up.

    11. GianniBanani
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 25 days ago

      145(0) all out

    12. SweeSwee
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      130 all out. Salah TC

    13. XabiAlonso
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      105 with no chips

    14. Laurel and Vardy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      126 with Salah (TC). Planning the chips finally paid off. Cash ML secured, now playing for 4th consecutive top 3K finish.

  2. Salt'N'Pepe
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 25 days ago

    89 all out, TC still left.

    Should I be happy ?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      of course !!

    2. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      no way. not enough.

    3. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      could be a happy ending

    4. iyiy
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Nope. That's below par.

        Depends who you triple captain though.

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          4 months, 25 days ago

          Above par actually - no chip average was 79 and TC 99 in top 10k

      • pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 months, 25 days ago

        You’re just ten off the TC top 10k average score

      • TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Yes with score but clearly you should’ve played TC this week

      • Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Be happy regardless 😉

      • g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        No, I got 98 without chip, 100+ should be achievable.
        Wilson on my bench 16 🙁

    5. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Sorry to ask if already been said, but what are the final bps for city game?

      1. liverpool01
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 25 days ago

        Laporte, Aguero Walker 3 bps

        1. ZICO SENNA
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 25 days ago

          Brilliant stuff, thanks

          1. liverpool01
            • 1 Year
            4 months, 25 days ago

            cool

    6. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 25 days ago

      Molde 3 Rosenborg 0 HT. Eikrem on a double, loving it...