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Leicester unchanged as Everton switch to three at the back

The final two matches of Gameweek 14 take place simultaneously this afternoon, with kick-off at 16:30 GMT.

Manchester United host Aston Villa at Old Trafford, while third-placed Leicester City take on Everton at the King Power Stadium.

The Foxes can move back to within eight points of league leaders Liverpool with a victory over the Toffees this afternoon.

With his side on a five-match winning run, Brendan Rodgers has unsurprisingly named an unchanged team for the sixth game in a row.

Jamie Vardy (£9.8m), the most-captained player overall and in the top 10k in Gameweek 14, keeps up his ever-present record under his manager.

The Leicester striker hasn’t blanked since Gameweek 8 and averages 8.67 points per match in home games this season.

The Foxes come into this game having not conceded a league goal since Gameweek 9.

Marco Silva makes three changes to the side that was beaten by Norwich City last weekend.

Michael Keane (£5.4m) joins Yerry Mina (£5.3m) and Mason Holgate (£4.4m) in a back three, while Alex Iwobi (£5.7m) replaces the injured Theo Walcott (£6.2m) further forward.

The other change sees Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£5.8m) oust Cenk Tosun (£5.7m) up front.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes one change from Gameweek 13, with Juan Mata (£6.2m) replacing Phil Jones (£4.8m).

That alteration would seem to indicate that Solskjaer has moved back to a 4-2-3-1, with Mata joining Daniel James (£6.2m) and Marcus Rashford (£8.7m) in the attacking trident behind Anthony Martial (£7.8m).

Budget FPL defender Brandon Williams (£4.1m) is again preferred at left-back, with positional rivals Ashley Young and Luke Shaw (both £5.4m) on the bench.

Dean Smith names the same Aston Villa side that beat Newcastle on Monday, so there is no place for Marvelous Nakamba (£4.4m) in midfield.


Leicester City XI: Schmeichel, Pereira, Evans, Söyüncü, Chilwell, Ndidi, Ayoze Pérez, Tielemans, Maddison, Barnes, Vardy.

Everton XI: Pickford, Digne, Holgate, Keane, Mina, Sidibe, Davies, Sigurdsson, Iwobi, Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin.

Manchester United XI: de Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelöf, Maguire, Williams, Andreas Pereira, Fred, James, Mata, Rashford, Martial.

Aston Villa XI: Heaton, Guilbert, Konsa, Mings, Targett, McGinn, Luiz, Hourihane, El Ghazi, Wesley, Grealish.

(edited)


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1,499 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    Vodka - check.
    Charlie - check.
    Party - pending.

    1. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      You left out Rebecca

    2. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Did you attend the early party today?

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Left that weeks ago to go to a Mexican party that still hasn’t ended 😎

        1. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 8 days ago

          Own Jimmy too, doing well.

  2. Pukki Party
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    Best transfer?

    A) Pope to Guaita
    B) Button to Henderson
    C) Mount to Zaha
    D) Greenwood to Mousset

    Pope
    Trent Robbo Lundstram Kelly
    Salah Sterling Mount Martial
    Jimmy Vardy

    Button Rico Greenwood Saka

    1. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      C

      1. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Thanks

  3. Qaiss
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    Auba captain pays off

    1. Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      But with our defence and if we miss out on CL again, he’ll be gone in the summer 🙁

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Lol told ya

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 8 days ago

          told what? Clown

      2. TAT
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        No doubt he will. Things are looking bleak for Arsenal in the long term.

    2. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Good for you. Owned gw8-10 myself lol

  4. gaurava1216
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    A B or C?

    A) Mount out Zaha in
    B) Pope out Hendo in
    C) Mount and Pope out Zaha and Hendo in -4

    1. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Same thoughts above. Maybe B if you don't have money itb to do backup keeper to Henderson.

      1. gaurava1216
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Don't like rotating keepers...

        Fearful Lamps will go back to 4-3-3 and Mount may get benched

        Guess we ll watch Villa tonight and see

  5. Karan14 (Brazil Nuts)
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    Better option going forward?

    A) Tielemans
    B) Zaha

    1. gaurava1216
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      B

    2. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      B

  6. Syd.
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    My front 3 this week

    Aubameyang
    Ings
    Vardy

    Jamie is going to blow it

    1. gaurava1216
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Vardy Auba Jimi wins 🙂

      1. Syd.
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Not this week

  7. InRafaWeTrust
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    Here we go!

    Villa Everon double 39/1

  8. Railwayman
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    I need at least 9 points from Maddison to progress in the FFS Cup. And he is my differential against my main ML rival.

    1. gaurava1216
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      1 goal and its done....

      1. Railwayman
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        I sure hope so.

  9. waltzingmatildas
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    Who do you think wins?
    A) soy, Chilwell, rashford +3
    B) pereira, maddison, martial

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      1

      1. waltzingmatildas
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Yeah that's what I'm worried about. Mousset first sub hurts even more

  10. Monkey Hanger
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    Domino's pizza ad, 'the official food of forgetting to sort out your fantasy football team again'.
    None of that crap for us then. 🙂

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      The casuals pizza of choice...

  11. gaurava1216
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    When does the FPL cup start? please don't say GW 18 with the blanks! lol

    1. Holmes
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      19 I guess

    2. fr3d
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      GW17.
      Qualifying round GW16.
      4.1 million teams get in

  12. Basil1977
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 8 days ago

    Williams starts again, with Shaw and Young on the bench, keeping an eye on this could be a nailed on cheep defender.

  13. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Best goalie to go forward?

      A) Guaita
      B) Henderson, have Lundstram

      1. manu4life99
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Same but thinking Hend as Guaita overpriced vs Kelly option

      2. gaurava1216
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Personally I'm going Hendo with Lund double up

        Not much in it though

      3. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        B

    • diesel001
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      If I were an Everton fan, I would hope it is 5 at the back, rather than 3. Similar to the way Newcastle defended at Man City yesterday.

    • AnyLaporteinastorm
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Thinking Moussett over Ings?

      1. gaurava1216
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        yes

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Current Last Man Standing safety score?

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        It's 30

        https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

    • jaguar shark
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Time to drop Pope?

      1. Railwayman
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        I will swap him for Henderson.

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 8 days ago

          This

        2. jaguar shark
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 8 days ago

          Yeah was thinking the same

        3. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 8 days ago

          Gets very few saves and bonus points

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

        Yep

      3. gaurava1216
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Im considering Hendo or Guaita... leaning to Hendo

      4. Sailboats
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Yes. Im selling him for Guaita

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Not sure I wanna double up Sheffield defence still

      1. baps sniffer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Get Krul then!

        1. HurriKane
          • 7 Years
          7 months, 8 days ago

          Kruel move. Norwich cant defend

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

        Fixtures are pretty tasty

      3. jaguar shark
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        How’s they look today?

    • Meinhoff
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Come on Vardy let's go party!

      1. mynameisq
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Ah ah ah yeah

    • Jindaljain
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      No goal from Vardy

      1. The Dance
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        All the goals

      2. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        I hope impossible.0-0 as had Vardy VC

      3. jaguar shark
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Hat trick incoming

    • RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Is Cantwell is worth keeping as 5th midfielder for the hectic December even though he maybe benched sometimes?. Too bad I cant play him every gw though

      1. diesel001
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        I am keeping him as a 5th midfielder on the bench. Happy to let him hold or increase in value if he keeps getting points.

      2. jaguar shark
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Keeping

    • Monkey Hanger
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Marco Silva is a 'dead man walking'. He is been given the next 4/5 tough matches, then the toffees hierarchy get someone else to manage the club with a clean slate.

      1. Would Ed Woodward
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Remember when they did awful during their easy fixture run around last Christmas then did really well when the fixtures turned?

    • Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Vardy blank looking likely

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        All goals second half pipe down.

      2. The Dance
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Nice analysis after 8 full minutes, awesome stuff, really.

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Need a vardy goal ASAP

      1. Woy_is_back
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        *BLANK

    • Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      This is the type of match where Digne will score

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      that Villa defence is so bad

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      I'm not necessarily saying it's wrong, but it is weird to see the Pope sentiment on here.

      Everyone says set and forget all season, then suddenly minds are changed.

      1. Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        FFS is very fickle in general.

      2. HurriKane
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Cue save galore vs city in a 0-0 draw

      3. diesel001
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        I never think GKs are set or forget. For me GKs are fixture plays. And only those GKs who play in teams where the manager takes defence seriously (e.g. Newcastle, Burnley, Palace).

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Lindelof is a joke

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Harsh on jokes

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Everton playing well

      Vardy fail

      1. The Dance
        • 8 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Do you enjoy being idiotic? Like seriously?

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 8 days ago

        Mane capper?

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 8 days ago

      Grealish Goal