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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. Martial FC
    • 7 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Alli or Pulisic in for Martial?

    1. Shultan
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Alli

    2. Nailed Jesus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Alli

    3. boredjames
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Zaha

  2. sunzip14
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    What if the points are tied for the FFS Cup? OR or gw transfers?

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 10 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      OR

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 10 Years
        4 days, 4 hours ago

        Normally.

        1. sunzip14
          • 2 Years
          4 days, 4 hours ago

          Bad Luck then

  3. TheDragon
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    51 and a red arrow - despite captaining Vardy and taking no hits and having 10/11 with prime home games (other being KDB)

    Maybe FPL isn’t for me 🙁

    1. Ask Yourself
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Really tough week this one mate. Sounds like a victory to me

    2. Would Ed Woodward
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Surely wasn't a big red though?

      1. TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 4 hours ago

        Tiny but I’m at like 500-600k it should be relatively easy to get a green in weeks like this

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Annoying week ... sit tight and let the midweek unfold ...

    4. Jullepuu
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Has to be a really small red arrow because I got 51 points and went from 47k to 49k

  4. Super Squirrel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    My bad, I meant will ozil be getting one bonus point?

  5. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    The thing I don't get about VAR in the Premier League is the example of the Kelechi goal right there. The ref did the right thing by letting the play go to see how it would play out but so many refs in the PL blow immediately when the assistant ref's flag goes up. So inconsistent.

    1. Bushwhacker
      4 days, 3 hours ago

      Assistant all in the wrong. Raised flag, Everton stop ... or stutter ... goal.

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Mark knows...

    Avoided the Vardy trap, 6 measly points.

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      What trap? He scored.

      1. COK3Y5MURF - Unbelievable J…
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 4 hours ago

        Does everything fly over your head?

      2. Daniel - VAR is joke
        • 10 Years
        4 days, 4 hours ago

        He has to buy him

  7. Martial FC
    • 7 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Board made a terrible decision hiring Ole.

    1. Would Ed Woodward
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Yep, awful.

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

      Nice guy but lack of depth and experience. Why did Mata start?

    3. Bushwhacker
      4 days, 3 hours ago

      As a caretaker ; fine - full time he is utterly out of his depth.

  8. The 12th Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    “I’m only laughing on the outside, my smile is just skin deep! If you could see inside I’m really crying. You might join me for a weep.” =-o(

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      How is 50 points bad?

      1. The 12th Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 4 hours ago

        I’m smiling with 50. Crying over the Toffees

  9. drughi
    • 10 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Jesus>Ings or wait for abraham news and go for jesus>abraham

    1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Wouldnt do either unless any news on Aguero

    2. Devo-McDuff
      • 1 Year
      3 days, 15 hours ago

      Did you do Abraham to Jesus in the first place?

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  11. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 10 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    LMS safety score predicted to be 40.

  12. Mweene
    • 6 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Perez to get dropped after that Iheanacho cameo?

    Sterling and Perez to Son and Maddison/Tielemans for -4?

  13. RECKLESS
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Phew that illenacho goal saved me from Vardy VC..Not again! Vardy C vs Watford!

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Not really, he scored

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 4 hours ago

        Same points tally as Martin Kelly

        1. ZICO SENNA
          • 8 Years
          4 days, 3 hours ago

          And?

      2. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 4 hours ago

        3 point deficit from Salah which is some badluck Incan handle

      3. Devo-McDuff
        • 1 Year
        3 days, 15 hours ago

        Which is an extra 6 points as Captain, equivalent to an extra striker full 90 and goal. I see his point, I think most people do. You just seem like quite an obtuse chap.

        1. ZICO SENNA
          • 8 Years
          3 days, 15 hours ago

          You would be wrong with no evidence to support such a claim.

          1. Devo-McDuff
            • 1 Year
            3 days, 15 hours ago

            One flick through this page alone backs up the obtuse claim.

    2. MC Hammer
      • 7 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      How many baps did Vardy lose with that goal

      1. RECKLESS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 4 hours ago

        All. Now just 6points damage control

  14. Gudjohnsen
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Grealish a Liverpool target?

    Anyone heard anything about that?

    1. Bushwhacker
      4 days, 1 hour ago

      He’ll be linked with everyone would be very wise to stay where he is and play first team football.

  15. Erez Avni
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    would love to here your opinion...
    1FT 1.8 ITB
    ryan
    taa lund tomori (kelly rico)
    mount maddison mane son
    tammy vardy (c) raul

    A. mount - zaha
    b. tomori - pereira
    c. rico - chilwel
    d. ryan - schmeichel

    cheers!

    1. Phlajo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      I like A

      Well.. just did it myself to catch price changes which might happen tonight

  16. Riggs
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    I was set ready to do a straight swap Auba - Out, Kane - In. The real question now is should we keep Auba for BRI and possibly for WHU? (thinking emoticon)

    1. Bushwhacker
      4 days, 1 hour ago

      Keep Auba. Kane kept coming very deep allowing Alli, Son and Sissoko to go forward ; and it seemed very deliberate to draw the defense out. Worked a treat but it could make Kane less effective.

      1. Riggs
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 1 hour ago

        Fair points. Zaha IN > Mount out this week, and next week Auba, Cantwell OUT -> Mousset and Alli IN -4 look very tempting, but don't know if it's worth the hit.

  17. Differentiator
    • 4 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Vardy any baps? Asking for a fiend

    No typos

    1. RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      None!

    2. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 3 hours ago

      Oh dear.....

    3. Bushwhacker
      4 days, 1 hour ago

      None ; which given he literally did nothing all afternoon prior or after the goal surprised me. That’s standard Vardy 3.

  18. RECKLESS
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Is it worth doing Pope to Henderson/Guaita?
    Projections still have Pope up top on points projections even witj Mcity next. So many save points expected?!

    1. RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      If yes then who? Still have WC so both have good next 6.

  19. ^Freedom Fighter^
    • 7 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Did Abraham+Rico >>Mousset +Pereira
    0.5 itb

    Henderson
    Pereira Lund. Tomori
    Salah. Mane. Madison. Traore. Son
    (V)ardy. Ings. Mousset
    ##
    Aurier Kelly

    Worth a Bench boost ?
    Thanks

  20. Fernando Torres
    • 8 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Who would you rather keep... Abraham or Pulisic?

    1. RECKLESS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Abraham. But will have ro wait till weekend

  21. Brendan95
    • 4 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Gazza/Button
    Robbo/Soy/Tomori/Lund/Rico
    Mane/KDB/Son/Mount/James
    Vardy/Jimi/Greenwood

    1FT 2.8ITB

    Mount > Alli

    Anything better than this or just go for it?

    1. fylde2022
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      I would.
      I'm doing Martial for Alli.

  22. Gudjohnsen
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Is Salah (C) against Everton utter madness?

    1. fylde2022
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 4 hours ago

      Salah has done nothing, this season.
      I abandoned him a long time ago.

    2. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 3 hours ago

      Got rid last night, asking for disappointment

    3. Bushwhacker
      4 days, 1 hour ago

      I’m sticking with it ...

  23. fylde2022
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    47 points.
    I've had a great 3-4 weeks, so i can't complain.
    There's always going to be 1 bad one.
    At least i won my Head2Head, though!

  24. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    4 days, 4 hours ago

    Martial Mount -> KDB Zaha - 4

    Yay or Nay?

    1. True Deadzoner
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 3 hours ago

      why kdb

    2. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 3 hours ago

      Can do better than KDB i feel to be different and their hard fixtures

  25. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 3 hours ago

    Vardy still on his goalscoring run.....

    1. ZICO SENNA
      • 8 Years
      4 days, 3 hours ago

      Indeed! For some reason though that’s a bad thing on here, struggling to understand the point of FPL players scoring well.

      1. Bushwhacker
        4 days, 1 hour ago

        Its fantastic, but his luck has to run out right ....

  26. JohnBlack
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 3 hours ago

    Martial to?

    A) Son
    B) Alli

    1. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 3 hours ago

      As a Son owner I'd say Alli edges it but both are good picks.

      1. Bushwhacker
        4 days, 1 hour ago

        Son.

  27. Salarrivederci
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 2 hours ago

    Gtg? Next week I'll do Maddison -> Alli for free.
    1.1 ITB & 0 FTs

    Guaita
    TAA - Söyüncü - Robertson
    Mané - KDB - Maddison - Zaha
    (V)ardy - Jiménez - Ings

    (Button, Lundstram, Cantwell, Tomori)

  28. Yann12
    4 days, 2 hours ago

    Mousset or Ings? why?

    1. Bushwhacker
      4 days, 1 hour ago

      Given the fixtures I wanna say BOTH! But Mousset plays for a better team.

  29. Burger_and_Chips
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 days, 33 mins ago

    Option A - Martial to Ali?
    Can't afford Son but no hit

    Or

    Option B - Abraham out for Ings then Martial to Son? -4 hit tho?

    1. Bushwhacker
      4 days, 24 mins ago

      Save for 2 FT