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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. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Almost Wood G
    Westwood A

  2. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Wood big chance missed (wide)

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

    Need Wood and Pope red cards

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Lol

  4. Hakim Ziyech
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Greenwood would have scored that

  5. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Wood is horrendous.

    Yep, definitely no luck in this game 😀

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

      Norwich horrendous-er.

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Nope. apparently Wood was a superb pick this week

  6. Greek Freak
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Wood should've hit that with his shin.

  7. Uncle Gamst
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    a) Patricio, Gomez, Walker-Peters, Sterling, Salah, Auba (C)
    Greenwood 1st on bench

    b) Pope, TAA, Dunk, KdB, Salah (C), Ings
    Nketiah 1st on bench

    Which wins and estimate of by how many.

    Many thanks

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Draw

  8. bench boost for every gamew…
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Tarkowski 90% pass completion first time in his career? Ha ha

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

      Much easier to connect with only 8 outfield players. 😉

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

      Needs to attempt 30 passes...

      1. bench boost for every gamew…
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Must be close?

  9. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Wood showing how jammy his owners are

  10. Monkey Hanger
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Wood should of at least hit the target.

  11. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Rival triple-capped Pope

    Seriously

    https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/30294/event/46

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      That’s full on dullhard

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

      Obvious pick innit.

    3. Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      lol wtf, well it wont be a haul.

    4. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Not much of a rival then.

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

      You're in trouble

  12. Pedersen
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Why do I always loose points just as I look? Pope can gone...

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Eh?

  13. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    City lineups?

  14. huwwilliams_
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    I'm 15 point clear of my mini league and around 80k overall with a FH to play. There's money on the line in the mini league and that's all i'm really motivated to win should I just copy the team of the person that's second with my FH or go with the strongest team for final GW using early team news?

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

      Copy

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

        Boring

    2. BOATIES FC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      If u copy it player for player it will look a bit dickish inho. If u just have a few of his danger men on yiur FH that's a different kettle of fish....

    3. Make America Greta Again
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Go with the strongest team, if you copy, his captain pick could overhaul you.

  15. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    McNeil xA rising

  16. BobbyDoesNotLook
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Glad I did not transfer in Wood or Pope for one week.

  17. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    XI | Ederson, Walker, Garcia, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, D Silva (C), De Bruyne, Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling.

    Subs | Carson, Stones, Zinchenko, Bernardo, Rodrigo, Fernandinho, Cancelo, Otamendi, Foden.

    1. Rolls-Royce
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      As expected then.

    2. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Full strength

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      So that may see Dilva benched for Watford and one of Sterling or Jesus.

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

      Dilva starts, nice. Hopefully miss 37 then

    5. Avery78
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Foden to start on Tuesday then?

    6. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Cheers TM

    7. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Dilva triple captain GW38 is a go

  18. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Oh well Wood one goal

  19. Berbs
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Potential red card offences shouldn't be replayed in slow-mo for VAR

    1. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Agree. I thought that was going to be the case though?

  20. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    D Silva starts! Will be rested GW37 then surely?

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

      yes sadly

    2. tokara
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Of cos he will start, last cup for him in city colors

  21. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    City XI | Ederson, Walker, Garcia, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, D Silva (C), De Bruyne, Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling.

    1. Make America Greta Again
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Lovely, Foden rested!

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        yea nice, hopefully Jesus plays full 90. Many rivals have him

      2. soumyeah
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Generous way to phrase it

    2. DandyDon
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      D silva owners predictably should be concerned for 37

      1. Hakim Ziyech
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Dilva owner here. I am not concerned. Pep could do anything with his line up so I am very happy to have just Dilva 🙂

      2. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Not really

  22. CroatianHammer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Well, I had banked 2 FTs so I could move Ederson and Saka out for Sterling and Martinez... and boy I think I'll just go and do that now.

  23. HellasLEAF
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Is the City/Arsenal FA Cup match on DAZN?

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

    Well done Foden starters.

    1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Benched him hoping Dilva gets a full rest.

  25. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    City full strength

  26. Arctic monkeys
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    That's Foden for Dilva and Bilva for Mahrez in 37 ?

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Yes that’s my call

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Or possibly Bilva for Jesus

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

      No reason why Mahrez couldn't get 60.

      You'll have to wait for the minutes played today.

    3. Hakim Ziyech
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Maybe

      Maybe not

  27. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Dilva has always started in the FA Cup! No surprise! Surely rested against Watford!

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Which means KdB nailed on 🙂

      1. tokara
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Good point

    2. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Nah

  28. DandyDon
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Currently scoring 6.1 effective points ahead of top 10k as wood owner. After 60 minutes soon to be a red arrow no doubt. Impossible for Norwich to score now.

  29. Berbs
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Surprised that Pep has benched the best player he's ever managed for a FA Cup semi final.

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      He's old lol. It's like saying why isn't he playing Henry?!

  30. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Quite a revelation of whether Burnley can actually pass though a football team, or whether they’re one trick ponies.

    1. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      I like Dyche a lot obviously, but he needs to show something different here.