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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. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Mings saves the day

  2. Hy liverpool
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    And it's given

  3. 6ix9ine #1 on billboard
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    watch United drop 2 pts again. I'm placing a bet on it.

  4. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Mings

  5. fylde2022
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Would Alli & Son be too much?

  6. Mikel Arteta
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Vardy out for?

    A) Ings
    B) Mousset

    1. CloudSky
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Mings

      1. fylde2022
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Yeahhh ship out, now! Quick!

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      C) Kaptain

  7. Dirty Harry
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Hahaha Go Villa

  8. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    As if

  9. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Ole's time is running out

  10. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    😆

  11. Podge
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 15 days ago

    Mings 3rd on my bench

    1. ALI_G
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 15 days ago

      me too

      Villa got some good fixtures around Xmas so holding

  12. LE CHARO
      8 months, 15 days ago

      Terrible for Villa to concede that just after that unbelievable miss from Grealish

      1. LE CHARO
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Never mind

      2. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Ole getting sacked tonight?

      3. Yank Revolution
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Cmon United, wake the hell up!

      4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        OMG vardy

        1. Yank Revolution
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Pls say G, Bemba!

      5. Regin
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        All irrelevant players scoring.

        1. Regin
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          What timing!!! Vardy captain scores!!!

      6. fylde2022
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        VARDYYYYYYY

      7. Podge
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        PARTY

      8. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        VARDYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

      9. diesel001
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Vardy G
        Iheanacho A

      10. theodosios
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        VAAAAAAAAAAARDYYYYYYY

      11. Rainer
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        WAS NACHO OFF???

        1. Yozzer
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Dont think so

        2. Gnu Scott talent
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Only about 3 or 4 yards onside.

      12. DAZZ
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        YESSSSSS

      13. Yozzer
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Vardy party

      14. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Party time

      15. Chucky
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        VARDYYYYYY JUHUUUU

      16. Yank Revolution
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Oh Mer Gerd!!!!!

      17. Bobby Digital
        • 2 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Vaaardyyyyy

      18. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 15 days ago

        Party could be cancelled. Very very close

        1. fylde2022
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 15 days ago

          Not at all

      19. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 15 days ago

        World class goal from VARDY.