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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
    2 months, 2 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
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Pope, lol.

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

    Pope currently 2 bonus.

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      But how?

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

        No one else getting BPS.

        Defenders don’t complete enough passes.

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

        One for each touch?

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

        It's 1-0

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

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

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

      Ridiculous

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

        Early doors

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

    Come on Tark! Get a goal

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

      This!

  4. Vazza
      2 months, 2 days ago

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

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

        Yes but City have this Norwich team.

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

        Yes

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

        Yep, Newcastle have 5 centre backs injured aswel

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

          Shhhh

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

            Sorry lol

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

        he should eat then

      5. Revival
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        As good as any but hardly a differential if you chasing

    • mrodgers91
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

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

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Mon boys

    • fr3d
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

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

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

        Or maybe just practice

    • merin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 2 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
        2 months, 2 days ago

        3 United?

        1. merin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Why not? How mat would you get and why?

    • Monkey Hanger
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

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

    • Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 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
        2 months, 2 days ago

        He’ll start

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

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

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

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

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

      Tark recovery and pass

      Go on lad!!!

    • FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      The scoreline showing that Dyche is a one trick pony.

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I don't think Burnley fans nor management mind

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

        Don't change something if it works.

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

        sad but true
        wins a 20 manager cage match though

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

        You didn’t know?

      5. Pep bites Kun
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 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

    • diesel001
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

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

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Come tark get a goalnplzzzz

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

        Said this earlier - but yes again!! 🙂

    • Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Any chance of another Wood return?

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

        Recyclable Wood then?

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      WHY SHORT CORNOR WTFFF

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

        Saka not even in the squad?

        1. Qaiss
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          He's on the bench

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

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

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

        Saka rested, Nice.

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

        No Saka or Nketia in squad. Interesting.

        1. Pep Roulette
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Nketiah is suspended

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

            League and Cups are separate suspensions aren't they?

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

          Nketia is banned.

          Saka is on the bench.

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

        More sub: Smith, Saka

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

      Pieters to Bardsley...

      Imagine 😆

    • EWH2020
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 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
        2 months, 2 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
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Still early doors FFS

    • Van der Faart
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

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

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

      Pope sighting

    • Greek Freak
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

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

    • Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Come on Wood, get another

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

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

      Burnley are one rough watch.

      1. Goodbye Horses
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Imagine being the commentator.

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

      Tark loitering around the box

    • Niho992
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

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

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

      Pieters has turned into Robbo.

    • Valar(Keith)
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Bardsley racking up the bps

    • Rinseboy
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

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

      1. Rinseboy
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        a truly embarrassing top post ha!

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

        only the goal as i see

        1. Rinseboy
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          jesus come on Wood!

          1. Goodbye Horses
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Freud.

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

              LOL

      3. DandyDon
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Just the one I think