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

    3- Wood (25)
    2 - Pope (21)
    1 - Long, Bardsley, Tarkowski (19)

    The defenders need to get to 30 attempted passes.

    1. Greek Freak
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Pope, lol.

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

    Pope currently 2 bonus.

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

      But how?

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

        No one else getting BPS.

        Defenders don’t complete enough passes.

      2. Traction Engine Foot
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        One for each touch?

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

        It's 1-0

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

      3 - Wood (25)
      2 - Pope (21)
      1 - Bardsley (20)

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

      Ridiculous

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

        Early doors

  3. Woy_is_back
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Come on Tark! Get a goal

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

      This!

  4. Vazza
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Salah looks hungry so is he a good option for the last GW?

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

      Yes but City have this Norwich team.

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

      Yes

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

      Yep, Newcastle have 5 centre backs injured aswel

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

        Shhhh

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

          Sorry lol

    4. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      he should eat then

    5. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      As good as any but hardly a differential if you chasing

  5. mrodgers91
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Well played anyone who has foden and bilva, almost guaranteed a start now

  6. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Mon boys

  7. fr3d
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Norwich should use the last 30 minutes to practice soft shots on target

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

      Or maybe just practice

  8. merin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Any drafts for FH teams for last gameweek?

    Thinking about building it like Antonio, 3xMCI, 3x,MUN, Salah, Tark. Armband for a MCI og LIV player.

    What are your thoughts?

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 3 days ago

      3 United?

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

        Why not? How mat would you get and why?

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

    7/2 Norwich to keep CS in second half. 🙂

  10. Qaiss
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    So Jesus starts again. Perhaps he won't start against Watford. Will be his 7th start in a row.

    1. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      He’ll start

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

        I don't think he will if he plays 90 or 120 here.

    2. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      After an hour, Citeh winning 2 zip. 4 subs: KDB Sterling Jesus Laporte

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

    Tark recovery and pass

    Go on lad!!!

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

    The scoreline showing that Dyche is a one trick pony.

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

      I don't think Burnley fans nor management mind

    2. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      Don't change something if it works.

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

      sad but true
      wins a 20 manager cage match though

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

      You didn’t know?

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

      I like Dyche. He's no-nonsense, no frill, no BS. Limited perhaps, but not without potential. Very few start out or stay great in this game

  13. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    That guy who put over 2 shots on target for Wood must be feeling a little nervous now?

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

    Come tark get a goalnplzzzz

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

      Said this earlier - but yes again!! 🙂

  15. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Any chance of another Wood return?

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

      Recyclable Wood then?

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

    WHY SHORT CORNOR WTFFF

  17. JustPark
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Arsenal Starting XI: Martinez; Mustafi, Luiz, Tierney; Bellerin, Ceballos, Xhaka, Maitland-Niles; Pepe, Lacazette, Aubameyang.

    Subs: Macey, Sokratis, Torreira, Holding, Nelson, Willock, Kolasinac

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

      Saka not even in the squad?

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

        He's on the bench

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

        Apologies. He's on bench. Missed two. Him and Smith.

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

      Saka rested, Nice.

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

      No Saka or Nketia in squad. Interesting.

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Nketiah is suspended

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

          League and Cups are separate suspensions aren't they?

      2. Wilshere Knowledge
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        Nketia is banned.

        Saka is on the bench.

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

      More sub: Smith, Saka

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

    Pieters to Bardsley...

    Imagine 😆

  19. EWH2020
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Pope on for 2 Baps? Game is a joke he hasn't touched the ball

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

      He touched the ball once. Goal line save. I think that's an extra 1000 points for bonus, no?

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

      Still early doors FFS

  20. Van der Faart
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Jesus 6 points from Tark and I'm down 700 places? Need a goal from him at this rate

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

    Pope sighting

  22. Greek Freak
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Of course they play a back pass to Pope off a corner vs. a 9 man team.

  23. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Come on Wood, get another

  24. FALSE PROFIT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    How the hell can Pope have 2 bonus? If it is passing accuracy, then FPL towers know to tweak the bonus system next season.

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

    Burnley are one rough watch.

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

      Imagine being the commentator.

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

    Tark loitering around the box

  27. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Cross F.C. cant even make create chance with 2 players more. Disgrace for football.

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

    Pieters has turned into Robbo.

  29. Valar(Keith)
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    Bardsley racking up the bps

  30. Rinseboy
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 3 days ago

    how many shots on target has Chris Wood so far??? got a bet on

    1. Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 3 days ago

      a truly embarrassing top post ha!

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

      only the goal as i see

      1. Rinseboy
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 3 days ago

        jesus come on Wood!

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

          Freud.

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

            LOL

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

      Just the one I think