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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. Sasquatch Slayer
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Bruno blank could be huge

    1. YEAH PITCH!
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Don't think that will happen

      1. The Dance
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Very well could, looks jaded

        1. jdp219
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          looks tired

  2. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Wood doing his best Kane impression in staying out the box as much as possible.

  3. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Last Man Standing Final Update (4 teams)

    One team played BB
    One team played TC on Martial
    Two teams didn't have chips.

    https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Good luck to the Final Four

    2. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 8 days ago

      That Martial TCer will win

  4. lordkippe
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Really scared that I captained Mahrez

    1. DAZZ
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Could be genius. Good luck, i went Raheem

      1. lordkippe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Yeah. Always a chance. Good luck to you too

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

      Could be the ultimate differential pick.

    3. Woy_is_back
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      He will start on the bench methinks

    4. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Capped him too. Not scared

    5. Dont give a fuchs
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      I went with wood captain.

      1. Yank Revolution
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Huevos of Steel

      2. Saïss doesn't mat…
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        now you should be scared

    6. lordkippe
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Yeah. Its the benching possibility that scares me

    7. Pep bites Kun
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Ballsy! GL

    8. mrodgers91
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Martial for me and I though that was going to be a differential. Mahrez Could be a great pick if he gets 70+ mins

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

      I transferred him in then chickened out of captain to KDB

  5. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Has wood touched the ball?

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Kinky.

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      He keeps going long, distancing himself from the ball.

  6. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Has Long scored a header yet?

  7. DAZZ
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Punted on Mcneil here. Would take an assist. Tarkowski and Pieters! Need a clean sheet. Not asking for much

  8. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Does Tarkowski get his game for Poland?

  9. Yank Revolution
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Whew, close call...

  10. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Oh my god, Norwich almost scored.

  11. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Pope immovable

  12. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Wow. Good Pope save and then clearance for a corner.

  13. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Pope auto save.

  14. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Norwich all over Burnley

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Long way to go

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

      That's how Burnley play.

  15. camarozz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Think I outsmarted myself this gw.. Tut tut.

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      What did you do?

      1. camarozz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Pulisic/Jimi OUT

        Salah(c)/Woods IN - 4

        chasing 30pts.34 now.

  16. JJO
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Pope and Tarko with saves

  17. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Pope is a legend

  18. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    JRod wastes Wood assist 😛

  19. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Think I'm gonna do my self a favour and stop watching.

    No way are Norwich not going to score.

    And Wood is invisible.

  20. Sasquatch Slayer
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Pope deserves golden gloves. Do not ruin it for him Burnley

    1. mrodgers91
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Imagine if allison didnt get injured for 9 games, would be well clear. But yes pope deserves it, one of the best I've seen this last few years

  21. Dacra
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Waiting for the Pope and Pieters CS to be wiped, with TAA smiling from my bench.

  22. Hryszko
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Really worried about my Bruno captain choice, I ummed & ahhhed for ages between him & Salah, please tell me I made the right choice!

    1. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      You made the right choice.

  23. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    One goal Norwich. Please.

    1. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Not gonna happen

  24. TyroneGAA
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Took a punt with wood this week... come in please give me one goal

  25. Shark Team
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Burnley corner means goal coming

    1. Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Ok just not this time...

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

    117 saves from Pope this season.

    1. Pep bites Kun
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Massively consistent - could do well for England

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

    Burnley corner

    Here we go Tarko

  28. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    OMG corner

    1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      OMG stream

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      How far behind?

  29. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 8 days ago

    GO WOOD

  30. Sasquatch Slayer
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Long go up for the corner !