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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
    6 days, 20 hours ago

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

    1. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

      You left out Rebecca

    2. Pukki Party
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

      Did you attend the early party today?

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

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

        1. Pukki Party
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Own Jimmy too, doing well.

  2. Pukki Party
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 20 hours 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
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

      C

      1. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        Thanks

  3. Qaiss
    • 3 Years
    6 days, 20 hours ago

    Auba captain pays off

    1. Qaiss
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

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

      1. Nightcrawler
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Lol told ya

          1. Qaiss
            • 3 Years
            6 days, 18 hours ago

            told what? Clown

        • TAT
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 20 hours ago

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

      2. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        Good for you. Owned gw8-10 myself lol

    2. gaurava1216
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 20 hours 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
        6 days, 20 hours ago

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

        1. gaurava1216
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 20 hours 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

    3. Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

      Better option going forward?

      A) Tielemans
      B) Zaha

      1. gaurava1216
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        B

      2. Pukki Party
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        B

    4. Syd.
      • 10 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

      My front 3 this week

      Aubameyang
      Ings
      Vardy

      Jamie is going to blow it

      1. gaurava1216
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        Vardy Auba Jimi wins 🙂

        1. Syd.
          • 10 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Not this week

    5. InRafaWeTrust
      • 10 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

      Here we go!

      Villa Everon double 39/1

    6. Railwayman
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 20 hours 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
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        1 goal and its done....

        1. Railwayman
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          I sure hope so.

    7. waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

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

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        1

        1. waltzingmatildas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

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

    8. Monkey Hanger
      • 6 Years
      6 days, 20 hours 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
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        The casuals pizza of choice...

    9. gaurava1216
      • 4 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

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

      1. Holmes (specialist in failu…
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        19 I guess

      2. fr3d
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        GW17.
        Qualifying round GW16.
        4.1 million teams get in

    10. Basil1977
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 20 hours ago

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

    11. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        Best goalie to go forward?

        A) Guaita
        B) Henderson, have Lundstram

        1. manu4life99
          • 9 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Same but thinking Hend as Guaita overpriced vs Kelly option

        2. gaurava1216
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Personally I'm going Hendo with Lund double up

          Not much in it though

        3. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          B

      • diesel001
        • 3 Years
        6 days, 20 hours 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
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        Thinking Moussett over Ings?

        1. gaurava1216
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          yes

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        Current Last Man Standing safety score?

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          It's 30

          https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

      • jaguar shark
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        Time to drop Pope?

        1. Railwayman
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          I will swap him for Henderson.

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            6 days, 20 hours ago

            This

          2. jaguar shark
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            6 days, 20 hours ago

            Yeah was thinking the same

          3. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            6 days, 20 hours ago

            Gets very few saves and bonus points

        2. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Yep

        3. gaurava1216
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Im considering Hendo or Guaita... leaning to Hendo

        4. Sailboats
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Yes. Im selling him for Guaita

      • Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        Not sure I wanna double up Sheffield defence still

        1. baps sniffer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Get Krul then!

          1. HurriKane
            • 7 Years
            6 days, 20 hours ago

            Kruel move. Norwich cant defend

        2. Eat my goal!
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Fixtures are pretty tasty

        3. jaguar shark
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          How’s they look today?

      • Meinhoff
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        Come on Vardy let's go party!

        1. mynameisq
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Ah ah ah yeah

      • Jindaljain
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 20 hours ago

        No goal from Vardy

        1. ZICO SENNA
          • 8 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          All the goals

        2. RECKLESS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          I hope impossible.0-0 as had Vardy VC

        3. jaguar shark
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Hat trick incoming

      • RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 20 hours 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
          6 days, 20 hours 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
          6 days, 20 hours ago

          Keeping

      • Monkey Hanger
        • 6 Years
        6 days, 20 hours 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
            6 days, 20 hours ago

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

        2. Nightcrawler
            6 days, 20 hours ago

            Vardy blank looking likely

            1. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              6 days, 20 hours ago

              All goals second half pipe down.

            2. ZICO SENNA
              • 8 Years
              6 days, 20 hours ago

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

          • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            6 days, 20 hours ago

            Need a vardy goal ASAP

            1. Woy_is_back
              • 2 Years
              6 days, 20 hours ago

              *BLANK

          • Collie01
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            6 days, 20 hours ago

            This is the type of match where Digne will score

          • Gobigorgohome
            • 8 Years
            6 days, 20 hours ago

            that Villa defence is so bad

          • Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            6 days, 20 hours 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
              6 days, 20 hours ago

              FFS is very fickle in general.

            2. HurriKane
              • 7 Years
              6 days, 20 hours ago

              Cue save galore vs city in a 0-0 draw

            3. diesel001
              • 3 Years
              6 days, 20 hours 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
            6 days, 20 hours ago

            Lindelof is a joke

            1. Nightcrawler
                6 days, 20 hours ago

                Harsh on jokes

            2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              6 days, 20 hours ago

              Everton playing well

              Vardy fail

              1. ZICO SENNA
                • 8 Years
                6 days, 20 hours ago

                Do you enjoy being idiotic? Like seriously?

              2. g40steve
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                6 days, 20 hours ago

                Mane capper?

            3. Gobigorgohome
              • 8 Years
              6 days, 20 hours ago

              Grealish Goal