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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
    6 days, 10 hours ago

    Alli or Pulisic in for Martial?

    1. Shultan
      • 3 Years
      6 days, 10 hours ago

      Alli

    2. Nailed Jesus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 days, 10 hours ago

      Alli

    3. boredjames
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 days, 10 hours ago

      Zaha

  2. sunzip14
    • 2 Years
    6 days, 10 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
      6 days, 10 hours ago

      OR

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

        Normally.

        1. sunzip14
          • 2 Years
          6 days, 10 hours ago

          Bad Luck then

  3. TheDragon
    • 1 Year
    6 days, 10 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
      6 days, 10 hours ago

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

    2. Would Ed Woodward
        6 days, 10 hours ago

        Surely wasn't a big red though?

        1. TheDragon
          • 1 Year
          6 days, 10 hours ago

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

      • Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 days, 10 hours ago

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

      • Jullepuu
          6 days, 10 hours ago

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

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

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

      • Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 days, 10 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
            6 days, 9 hours ago

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

        2. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          6 days, 10 hours ago

          Mark knows...

          Avoided the Vardy trap, 6 measly points.

          1. ZICO SENNA
            • 8 Years
            6 days, 10 hours ago

            What trap? He scored.

            1. COK3Y5MURF - Unbelievable J…
              • 3 Years
              6 days, 10 hours ago

              Does everything fly over your head?

            2. Daniel - KTBFFH
              • 10 Years
              6 days, 10 hours ago

              He has to buy him

        3. Martial FC
          • 7 Years
          6 days, 10 hours ago

          Board made a terrible decision hiring Ole.

          1. Would Ed Woodward
              6 days, 10 hours ago

              Yep, awful.

            • Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              6 days, 10 hours ago

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

            • Bushwhacker
                6 days, 9 hours ago

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

            • The 12th Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              6 days, 10 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
                6 days, 10 hours ago

                How is 50 points bad?

                1. The 12th Man
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  6 days, 10 hours ago

                  I’m smiling with 50. Crying over the Toffees

            • drughi
              • 10 Years
              6 days, 10 hours ago

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

              1. FC Hakkebøf (Chopped…
                • 2 Years
                6 days, 10 hours ago

                Wouldnt do either unless any news on Aguero

              2. Devo-McDuff
                • 1 Year
                5 days, 22 hours ago

                Did you do Abraham to Jesus in the first place?

            • New Article Posted
            • TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 10 Years
              6 days, 10 hours ago

              LMS safety score predicted to be 40.

            • Mweene
              • 6 Years
              6 days, 10 hours ago

              Perez to get dropped after that Iheanacho cameo?

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

            • RECKLESS
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              6 days, 10 hours ago

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

              1. ZICO SENNA
                • 8 Years
                6 days, 10 hours ago

                Not really, he scored

                1. Gudjohnsen
                  • 2 Years
                  6 days, 10 hours ago

                  Same points tally as Martin Kelly

                  1. ZICO SENNA
                    • 8 Years
                    6 days, 10 hours ago

                    And?

                2. RECKLESS
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  6 days, 10 hours ago

                  3 point deficit from Salah which is some badluck Incan handle

                3. Devo-McDuff
                  • 1 Year
                  5 days, 22 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
                    5 days, 22 hours ago

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

                    1. Devo-McDuff
                      • 1 Year
                      5 days, 22 hours ago

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

              2. MC Hammer
                • 7 Years
                6 days, 10 hours ago

                How many baps did Vardy lose with that goal

                1. RECKLESS
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  6 days, 10 hours ago

                  All. Now just 6points damage control

            • Gudjohnsen
              • 2 Years
              6 days, 10 hours ago

              Grealish a Liverpool target?

              Anyone heard anything about that?

              1. Bushwhacker
                  6 days, 7 hours ago

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

              2. Erez Avni
                • 3 Years
                6 days, 10 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
                  6 days, 10 hours ago

                  I like A

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

              3. Riggs
                • 1 Year
                6 days, 10 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
                    6 days, 7 hours 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
                      6 days, 7 hours 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.

                2. Differentiator
                  • 4 Years
                  6 days, 10 hours ago

                  Vardy any baps? Asking for a fiend

                  No typos

                  1. RECKLESS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    6 days, 10 hours ago

                    None!

                  2. ZICO SENNA
                    • 8 Years
                    6 days, 10 hours ago

                    Oh dear.....

                  3. Bushwhacker
                      6 days, 7 hours ago

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

                  4. RECKLESS
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 6 Years
                    6 days, 10 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
                      6 days, 10 hours ago

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

                  5. ^Freedom Fighter^
                    • 7 Years
                    6 days, 10 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

                  6. Fernando Torres
                    • 8 Years
                    6 days, 10 hours ago

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

                    1. RECKLESS
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      6 days, 10 hours ago

                      Abraham. But will have ro wait till weekend

                  7. Brendan95
                    • 4 Years
                    6 days, 10 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
                      6 days, 10 hours ago

                      I would.
                      I'm doing Martial for Alli.

                  8. Gudjohnsen
                    • 2 Years
                    6 days, 10 hours ago

                    Is Salah (C) against Everton utter madness?

                    1. fylde2022
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      6 days, 10 hours ago

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

                    2. ZICO SENNA
                      • 8 Years
                      6 days, 10 hours ago

                      Got rid last night, asking for disappointment

                    3. Bushwhacker
                        6 days, 7 hours ago

                        I’m sticking with it ...

                    4. fylde2022
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      6 days, 10 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!

                    5. _Ninja_
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      6 days, 10 hours ago

                      Martial Mount -> KDB Zaha - 4

                      Yay or Nay?

                      1. True Deadzoner
                        • 8 Years
                        6 days, 10 hours ago

                        why kdb

                      2. ZICO SENNA
                        • 8 Years
                        6 days, 10 hours ago

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

                    6. diesel001
                      • 3 Years
                      6 days, 10 hours ago

                      Vardy still on his goalscoring run.....

                      1. ZICO SENNA
                        • 8 Years
                        6 days, 10 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
                            6 days, 7 hours ago

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

                      2. JohnBlack
                        • 1 Year
                        6 days, 10 hours ago

                        Martial to?

                        A) Son
                        B) Alli

                        1. Hulk Smash
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          6 days, 9 hours ago

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

                          1. Bushwhacker
                              6 days, 7 hours ago

                              Son.

                        2. Salarrivederci
                          • 3 Years
                          6 days, 9 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)

                        3. Yann12
                            6 days, 8 hours ago

                            Mousset or Ings? why?

                            1. Bushwhacker
                                6 days, 7 hours ago

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

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

                                  Save for 2 FT