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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. Podge
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    What fools were calling the end of the party after 15 minutes

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Vardy Poopers

  2. Regin
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 22 days ago

    Not even thinking about captaincy till gw18. Vardy my captain since gw12, will continue till gw17.

  3. Liberate HK - antichinazi
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 22 days ago

    damn vardy (non capper)

    1. KAPTAIN KUN
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      55% don't own, relax and celebrate 🙂

      1. TheBrazilianRonaldo
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Everyone in top 100k owns it seems, so cappers benefit from the goals more

  4. Trophé Mourinho
      1 month, 22 days ago

      why carragher commentating like he is on a rollercoaster

    • PrettyDick
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      My OR was 33k before that Vardy goal. I have him but I didn't captain him. Let's see how much rank I lose on that goal ..

      1. Wilshere Knowledge
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        It’ll only be about 4 points worth.

        Not worth fretting.

        1. PrettyDick
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          He's on 3 bonus now as well, so 7pts for now. Not saying it's the end of the world, it'll just be interesting to see how much it affects the rank to own him but not captain him

      2. fusen
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        a lot. I captained Mane instead of Vardy

        I was absolutely dreading a Vardy goal. Typical. Awful defending for the goal by Everton, he was left free at the back post

      3. True Deadzoner
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        100k

      4. Ragabolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        How much did you lose?

        1. PrettyDick
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          down to 40K. So 7K (or about 20%..). Also out of the FFS cup due to my opponent putting the armband on him, now only a Chilwell or Tielemans return can save me haha

      5. Ragabolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        You can check live at http://www.livefpl.net/rank

    • Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Vardy owners so lucky

      1. Am sorry to say again it�…
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Lol

      2. fylde2022
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Us Vardy(C) are even luckier 🙂

      3. Yank Revolution
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Non owners, so salty

    • fylde2022
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Another Vardy goal, please.

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Siiii

    • Big Troy Deeney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Martial and Teleman doing anything?

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Not today

    • Sailboats
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Ibrox in tears

      1. KAPTAIN KUN
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Rangers not playing

    • TERIYAKI 69
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Imagine not owning Vardy.

    • Tcheco
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Perma cap Vardy since Arsenal is a dream

      1. Daniel - KTBFFH
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Whenever we decide perma things change. Strange game is this

      2. twoplustwo
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Yep not sure why people have moved it off him this week

      3. Regin
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Same here.

    • CloudSky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Just get Pukki and Vardy double and party all year.

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Going to need another, Jamie.

      Fail if not.

    • Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Vardy goal means a massive red. Game over.

    • twoplustwo
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Standout captain choice all week

    • La Roja
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Straight to 3 baps

    • Daniel - KTBFFH
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Come soon Maddison and Martial!!!

    • Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Vardy Smokin IRBOX Team 😆

      1. CloudSky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        As per.

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Only Vardys 2nd shot of the game.

      Not sustainable!

      1. Daniel - KTBFFH
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Yeah right

      2. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        😉

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Grealish could've had 3G today

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Need a Vardy brace ASAP

      1. La Roja
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        This

      2. CloudSky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Omg

    • Am sorry to say again it�…
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Back in the top 10k with that Vardy goal

    • CC22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Mings & Cantwell on my bench. Don’t mind as long as the benefits of a good squad also pay off when rotation starts to kick in.

      1. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        That's not how this game works.

      2. mynameisq
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        I'd mind a lot tbb

        1. mynameisq
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Tbh

    • Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Nearly Maddy G, Vardy A.

      1. Here Comes The Son ★
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Nearly chunted

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Poor Dakes haha

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Maddison goal Vardy assit almost

    • Rolls-Royce
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Imagine selling Vardy for Kane.

      1. twoplustwo
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 22 days ago

        Quite funny tbh

    • Podge
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Maddison you twat

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Vardy found Maddy.

      Nearly a goal.

    • KAPTAIN KUN
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Vardy to break his own record?

    • The Man Pastore
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Come on maddison, I need a goal