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Vardy out with reported calf problem as Moura starts for Spurs

Jamie Vardy (£10.1m) misses a second consecutive Fantasy Premier League Gameweek as Leicester travel to face Newcastle.

After taking the night off in Gameweek 20 for the birth of his daughter, the centre-forward is now absent due to a tight calf, according to the Leicester Mercury.

The local newspaper report that Vardy had a scan on the muscle in the build-up to Gameweek 21 and is also a doubt for the FA Cup third round clash with Wigan at the weekend too.

Vardy’s latest absence is expected to blow a hole in the Fantasy template once again considering that he topped both the Fantasy Football Scout captain poll and was the most skippered among the top 10,000 managers too (51.8%).

It means a second start in a row for Kelechi Iheancho (£5.7m) while James Maddison (£7.7m), Youri Tielemans (£6.4m), Ben Chilwell (£5.7m), Ricardo Pereira (£6.4m) and Çaglar Söyüncü (£5.1m) are all restored to the line-up.

Yoshinori Muto (£5.1m) comes in for Andy Carroll (£5.4m) as Newcastle set up in a 5-3-2 formation.

Lucas Moura (£7.1m) returns to the Spurs line-up as they travel to face Southampton.

He is joined in the attack by Harry Kane (£11.0m), Dele Alli (£8.9m) and Christian Eriksen (£8.6m) while Ryan Sessegnon (£5.4m) takes over at left-back.

Danny Ings (£6.6m) leads a three-man attack for Southampton, flanked by Moussa Djenepo (£5.2m) and Nathan Redmond (£6.2m).

Raúl Jiménez (£7.5m) is back in the starting line-up for Wolves, with Adama Traoré (£5.6m) and Pedro Neto (£5.0m) either side and Leander Dendoncker (£4.4m) back in central midfield after some time in defence.

Newcastle United XI: Dúbravka; Willems, Lejeune, Fernández, Schär, Manquillo; Shelvey, Hayden, Almirón; Muto, Joelinton.

Leicester City XI: Schmeichel; Fuchs, Evans, Söyüncü, R Pereira; Ndidi; Chilwell, Maddison, Tielemans, Pérez; Iheanacho.

Southampton XI: McCarthy; Bertrand, Bednarek, J Stephens, Cédric; Armstrong, Ward-Prowse, Højbjerg; Djenepo, Ings, Redmond.

Tottenham Hotspur XI: Gazzaniga; Sessegnon, Vertonghen, Alderweireld, Aurier; Ndombele, Sissoko; Eriksen, Alli, Moura; Kane.

Watford XI: Foster; Fememía, Cathcart, Kabasele, Dawson; Capouoe, Chalobah; Deulofeu, Doucouré, Sarr; Deeney.

Wolves XI: Patrício; Saïss, Coady, Bennett; Jonny, Moutinho, Dendoncker, Doherty; Neto, Jiménez, Traoré.

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2,132 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Lexi2014
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Alli and Aurier to Maddison and Sidibe for free is a no brainer right??

    1. Ribus
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Yes

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Oooh Sidibé is a good shout

  2. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Apologies!!!

    Maddy 3
    Soy, Fuchs & Perez 2

    IF FFS are correct.

    Ricardo to miss out by 1 BPS.

    1. Berbinho's Forehead
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      You always bring good news.

      What a fella.

    2. Chucky
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      thanks rainy

    3. Lord of Ings
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      You sure Rainer?

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        I haven’t been wrong this year.

        1. Twitter: @Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Good point

    4. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Pereira you absolute twonk.

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 24 days ago

        This. Defo going gw 24

      2. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Rough, silly late foul.

    5. TomSaints
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      I’d love this to be right.

    6. Lindelol
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 24 days ago

      are you sure about soyuncu????

      1. Lindelol
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 24 days ago

        yes you are right - thanks for this

      2. Gazwaz80
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Soy definitely 2 points...

      3. Hazardous Matarial
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Ffs

      4. woodles
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Is this after Perez adjustment?

    7. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      No Baps for Soy

      1. Ragabolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        See above post^

    8. Lazaretti
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Flip side of the coin is that now I can get rid of both Aurier and Kane with 2FT's and continue without any TOT players.

    9. KUN+10
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Sold Kane for Aguero (C). Vardy (VC). Do you guys think Kun will get some minutes?

      1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Yes...about 15 mins to prepare him for the cup.

        1. KUN+10
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Enough for a hat trick. Thanks

    10. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Kane and Aurier to DCL and Dunk for -4? Enables Zaha to Salah for gw23 and the double?

      1. Lazaretti
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Sounds good. Prob doing same Kane DCL move

      2. Karhumies
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Evans/Gomez/Sidibe/Baldock?

    11. Jurgen Flopp
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      GW17 overall rank 8k.

      GW21 overall rank 60k

      Say a prayer for me

      1. Berbinho's Forehead
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Cry me a river.

    12. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Soy baps or not.
      Which one is it??

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Does Mark own?

        1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Hopefully

          1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Thanks, I've been member for years and didn't realise I could see this 😆

      2. HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Don’t suppose it matters as we all have him

        1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Some benched

    13. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      2 according to Members area.

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        In reply to Bemba above.

      2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Thanks, I've been a member for years and didn't realise I could view this there 😆

    14. Railwayman
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      KDB playing the number 10, wish he was my VC right now...

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 24 days ago

        I thought I did VC him but last minute clicked over onto Rashford apparently ... I wish

        1. Railwayman
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Rashford my vice also. He could do good against Arsenal. Fingers crossed.

    15. Hazardous Matarial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Hope that Salah gets the rest he deserves tomorrow.

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Can rest on sunday in fa cup.

    16. BNMC
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Time for the 3-letter names to save my week. TAA, KDB and DCL.

      • NABIL - Gettin' Siggy …
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Wish I played McCarthy over Pope for third time in a row 🙁

      • Firminoooo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        This is going great. Vardy(C), Aguero(VC)

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          🙁

        2. KUN+10
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Same boat as you.

      • Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        How many BAPS for Daddy Ings?

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          3 big juicy ones

        2. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          🙂

      • Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Zaha. Please save my GW!

        1. NABIL - Gettin' Siggy …
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Same here!

      • TheDragon
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 24 days ago

        United’s Williams at 4.0 will he get minutes regularly?

        Aurier has to go and need to conserve cash to get Mane salah TAA triple up from 24

        1. Would Ed Woodward
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Depends on team news tonight, he was man of the match against Burnley and I think he's already better than Shaw who has been overrated for years now, if Shaw starts tonight then don't go near him.

          1. TheDragon
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 24 days ago

            If I go with him as my 5th defender I can have Ings with my Liverpool triple up - otherwise it’s Maupay

            1. Would Ed Woodward
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 24 days ago

              I was considering DCL for that, no interest? Great fixtures.

            2. One Wheels Enough
                1 month, 24 days ago

                do it

        2. Heiro
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Which goalie has the best upcoming fixtures?

          Sick of Gazzaniga!

          1. TomSaints
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            He’s been my worst transfer ever

          2. Business Cat
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Ryan or Foster.

            Flappy if you fancy the double (it's not pretty)

          3. TomSaints
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Thinking Ryan with nice fixtures but not great Brighton form.

            1. Heiro
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Bournemouth have amazing fixtures but can't keep a clean sheet annoyingly!

        3. Slitherene
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Aurier, Grealish, Kane -> Holgate, Mane, DCL

          This move, for a hit?

          1. Somar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Jack Grealish, in my opinion, is a season holder. Club captain and main man. Absolute quality as well.

        4. teddypicker
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Why did I put Kane VC... time to hide behind the sofa whilst everyone else has KDB and Mane VC

        5. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Pre WC squad - 39 points from 4. Just down the 22 points then 🙂

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            I’m glad I did Ings + 1.0 for Jimmy next week rather than going with Jimmy this week

            Fancy wolves to smash Newcastle badly now though to bounce back

            Good timing for Ings > Jimmy after another double rise in the next 10 days

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Yep

              Always fancied Ings to score this week. But wanted Jim long term. Feeling silly as anything right now.

              WC always a long term call but .....

        6. Chucky
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Soy covers Ings....

        7. Lord of Ings
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Kane and Alli need to get out asap ..
          1)kane--->rashford (FT)
          2)alli--->martial
          3)Kane + Alli -->rashford and Martial for -4.
          Which one?

        8. Bookkeeper
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Quick score check?
          16 from 5

          1. HuttonDressedasLahm
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            35 from 5

            1. HuttonDressedasLahm
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              **37 from 5

          2. Fred54
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            2 from 2.

            1. Fred54
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              No wait, doing my self a disservice.

              3 from 2.

          3. dmkp
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            15 from 4 excluding boneses

          4. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            15 from 5 😯

          5. TheDragon
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 24 days ago

            34 from 7 .... not sure how to feel

          6. Jurgen Flopp
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            14 -4 from 4.

          7. st4rty
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 24 days ago

            14 from 3.

          8. TomSaints
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            36 from 5

          9. Hazardous Matarial
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            41 from 6

          10. Would Ed Woodward
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 24 days ago

            31 from 6 I think.

          11. Railwayman
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            33 from 4, finally some positive vibes in my team.

            1. Railwayman
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              34 that is, didn't see Soyu's baps

        9. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Is it not today supposed to be the day of Kane hattrick and Vardy's baby celebration?

        10. HuttonDressedasLahm
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          We’ve all got Delofeu right? 🙂

        11. jdp219
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Who to transfer out ahead of gw22? 2FTs, 0.4itb
          1) Tammy, Aurier
          2) Jim, Aurier
          3) Grealish, Alli
          4) Tammy, Jim
          5) Some other combo

          Already in squad: Vardy, Mane, KDB, TAA
          Thinking of bring in two of: DCL, Ings, Sidibe, 3rd Pool, maybe Traore

          1. Egg noodle
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Jim Tam to DCL Ings

        12. Albrightondknight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Pearson is some manager.
          Not like he doesn’t have history of survival from he impossible.
          Watford to win the league next year ? 🙂

          1. HuttonDressedasLahm
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            I’ll give you 10000-1

          2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Sack him and get ranieri in

          3. Business Cat
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            He'll show David Moyes up for the journeyman manager he is, that's for sure!

        13. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          KDB to be first past the 150 post tonight?

          1. Berbinho's Forehead
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            I'm pretty sure Pep has never beaten Ancelotti. No early goal and I think Everton could frustrate Citeh.

            1. Business Cat
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Ancelotti faced Pep twice, 2 legs of a CL game. Bayern beat Barca 1-0 on their turf, then destroyed Barca 4-0 in Munich

          2. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Nah, Everton is a tough game.

        14. Railwayman
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Aurier 1 point, dear God I can't remember bringing in such a bad player as he is in my life. 3 games, 5 points from him. Never ever.

          1. Fred54
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            At least it positive points this GW.

            1. Railwayman
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              I guess so 😀 Will bring Sidibe probably for him.