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Wood starts for Burnley as Long owners subjected to team sheet ordeal

Following a week of interest from the Fantasy Premier League community, Chris Wood (£6.1m) keeps his place in the starting line-up as Burnley travel to Norwich.

The New Zealand international is paired up-front with Jay Rodriguez (£5.7m), who has four attacking returns in his last five appearances since the Premier League restart.

The Clarets may be short in defence, with Charlie Taylor (£4.4m) and Ben Mee (£4.9m) still missing, but a return for Johann Berg Gudmundsson (£5.9m) in midfield means Erik Pieters (£4.2m) can slot in at left-back after several outings on the right wing.

Kevin Long (£4.3m) is the man who continues to deputise for Mee, but his owners were given an arduous few minutes when the team-sheets were announced this afternoon.

Burnley’s official Twitter account posted a line-up which featured an injured Mee at centre-back and Long nowhere to be seen.

However, this was deleted within a few minutes and owners of the budget centre-back were given a reprieve upon discovering that he had, in actual fact, made the starting line-up.

Meanwhile, as interest in Norwich’s squad continues to diminish, Teemu Pukki (£6.4m) is on the bench once again, with Josip Drmic (£5.3m) leading the line supported in attack by Onel Hernández (£5.3m), Todd Cantwell (£4.5m) and Emi Buendía (£6.0m).

Norwich City XI (4-2-3-1): Krul; Lewis, Klose, Godfrey, Aarons; Tettey, McLean; O Hernández, Buendía, Cantwell; Drmic.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; Pieters, K Long, Tarkowski, Bardsley; McNeil, Westwood, Brownhill, Gudmundsson; Wood, Rodriguez.

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1,691 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Any saves for Pope? Would love a pen save however unlikely

    1. DAZZ
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Norwich didnt get near the box with 10 men, Burnley are a good side the best of times let alone against Norwich with 9 men.

    2. Supertrooper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      One nice save in 1st half

  2. Mr. Chimes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Norwich will nick one. CS wiped.

    1. yalala
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Please

      1. Mr. Chimes
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 9 days ago

        yah I have no Burnley defense

  3. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Double burnley defence here
    Still expect Norwich to score.

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Don't expect them to have another shot, but somehow Pope ends up with a double figure haul.

  4. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Magnus got Wood. He knows

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Everyone knows

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Mark doesn't lately

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          Mark this Mark that.. stalker

    2. Would Ed Woodward
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      He's playing Norwich, it's a good pick but not like he got in Solanke against Leicester or something.

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        He is top 5. He knows.

    3. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      It was obvious Wood would score

    1. MAXIMIN EFFORT
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      This swayed me to captain ngl

      1. HurriKane
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Wish i had the balls but owning wood is a massive differential

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Excuse me total luck getting two sent off

    3. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Think the first comment below that post sums it up 😉

    4. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      U forgot to add the Norwich will get 2 players sent off in the first half point! 😆

  5. mccormibar
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    There was 100% a handball in the buildup to Woods goal. Funny how VAR doesn’t pick this up when there is nothing at stake in the match.

    1. teddypicker
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      VAR didn't pick it up cause VAR is bad

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      There was plenty at stake between Villa/United when Bruno stamped.

    3. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Yeh i did think this, Tarkowski wasnt it? I mean tbf there it was in no way and no way he could have dodged it having been sandwiched in between 2 Norwich defenders but we know thats not how VAR sees things, bit strange

      1. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        think this*

      2. Tempestic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        tbf it was in no way deliberate* missing words in there 😛

    4. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Thought that too and commentator mentioned it but then nothing else happened

  6. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Norwich are the FPL gift that keeps on giving.

  7. Rinseboy
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    absolute party time when city play them 38!
    Why couldn't this have happened when I had Pulli captain!

    1. Lucky Z
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      This

    2. El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Think KDB will get hattrick asissts and get record

  8. MAXIMIN EFFORT
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Wood captainers unite!!!

    1. Hakchak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Unite

    2. Hakchak
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Me

    3. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Checking in!

  9. Stand By Mee
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Greenwood to Wood

    1. Stand By Mee
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I got it right 🙂

    2. Pep bites Kun
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Too late 🙂 Missed the bus

    3. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      And then next week Wood > Od > D

  10. Totalfootball
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Seriously , FA should have a hard long look at teams like Norwich playing in the PL .
    Not only does it decrease the credibility but also the integrity .
    They just arnt good enough .
    Fantasy points with players playing against them ?
    LOOOOL
    Joke

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Sour grapes make the worst whine.

    2. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      What do you expect FA can do about it? Ban them from playing in the league because they didn't spend enough on transfers and the manager chooses to play the inferior players (Drmic over Pukki, Rupp over Cantwell earlier in the season etc)?

    3. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Yawn

  11. Lucky Z
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Guys, early thoughts on KDB Ings => D.Silva Auba 2FTs for final GW?

    1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      A little early for that.

  12. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Wood to score 4 like Antonio?

    1. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      6

  13. Jealous Viper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Kindly keep the same energy when you play City Norwich

  14. Forza
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Wood on 2 baps, perfect for a Saturday night 😀

    1. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      3 baps, even better!

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Total Recall

      2. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Wood in the baps is always a good thing.

  15. Greek Freak
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    The game's gone to the dogs - you can't even make a two-footed tackle or elbow someone to the head any more.

  16. Monkey Hanger
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Has a team to go down to 7 for it to be abandoned?

    1. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Yes

    2. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      6. 7 is the least they can play with.

  17. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    What happens if Norwich get another red card?

    1. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      The match continues..

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Does it? I thought it got forfeited at that point.

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 9 days ago

          4 is the line.

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      It’ll be their 3rd red.

    3. FPL Pillars
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Play on, any more then I think the game ends

    4. jdp219
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      They get relegated?

    5. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      They continue until they are down to 7 players.

    6. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 9 days ago

      its like 4/5 reds, and possibly use all their subs or something.

    7. teddypicker
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Farke starts crying

      1. Grounderz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        😆

    8. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I’m no mathematician, but I’d say they’d be down to 8

  18. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    What happens in fpl if a team gets 5 red cards and the match is abandoned?

    Does one keep the points from that game or lose em?

    I can't remember this ever happening before in the PL but anything seems to be possible in this year of 2020.

    1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      I'd say the events from FPL stands. The match will not be rescheduled or anything.

      1. Ógie
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Aye,that wood make since but i just don't know for sure what the rules are in this scenario.

  19. JustPark
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Everyone in that Norwich team brought Wood for a hit and TC him.

    1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      The scenes if one of them actually did.

  20. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Wood EO in 10k?
    Double Burnely defence EO?

    Anyone know?

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Livefpl.net

  21. jdp219
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    If I weren't such a classy b*tch, I would be making a lot of Wood jokes right now.

  22. HollywoodXI
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    I think Tarkowski scores in the second half.

    1. Ógie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Hope so,i brought him in for Aurier as my transfer for this week.

      1. HollywoodXI
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        He looks dangerous at set pieces and corners

  23. TheSteel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Wonder if Pieters is injured

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Nothing indicated that. Just wait for second half.

    2. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      He took the free kick after i thought

  24. Freshy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Norwich looked good for the first third of the match too.
    I was thinking how proud I was for not taking a 4 point hit to do DLC to Wood.
    Lack of class comes shining thru.
    City will put up 10 on these muppets.

    1. Freshy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      *DCL

  25. Mr. O'Connell
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Hate Burnley so so much

  26. huwwilliams_
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Anyone got any early FH advice for final GW?

  27. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    if the game abandom

    will i get CS points for pope and Tark????

  28. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Wohoooo Wood!

  29. Hooky
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 9 days ago

    Delia is going be hitting the vino hard at half-time

    1. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      "We need a 10th man here, where are you?!"

      1. Hooky
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Ha!

      2. badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 9 days ago

        Let's be having you

    2. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 9 days ago

      Needed more Delia this season.