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£4.0m FPL defender Dunne makes first Premier League start in Tarkowski absence


The last of four Premier League matches to take place on Sunday is the late kick-off at the King Power Stadium, with Burnley the visitors to Leicester.

Play gets underway at 19:00 BST.

Jamie Vardy (£10.1m) is the most-owned player on show in this game, with almost one in four Fantasy Premier League managers owning the Leicester City striker.

He is part of an unchanged starting XI, with James Maddison (£7.0m) again having to be content with a place on the bench.

After blanking in Gameweek 1, Burnley finally get their 2020/21 league campaign off and running.

As was the case at the end of last season, the Clarets are down to the bare bones.

Johann Berg Gudmundsson (£5.5m) picked up an injury in midweek, joining Ashley Barnes (£6.0m), Ben Mee (£5.0m) and Jack Cork (£5.0m) on the sidelines.

James Tarkowski (£5.5m) has also failed to recover from a “bruised toe”, so budget FPL defender Jimmy Dunne (£4.0m) is handed his first-ever Premier League start.

Robbie Brady (£5.0m), rather than an ‘out of position’ Erik Pieters (£4.5m), gets the nod in Gudmundsson’s absence.

Nick Pope (£5.5m), the leading FPL points-scorer among goalkeepers last season, is between the posts and is the only Burnley asset who boasts a double-digit ownership.

No goalkeeper kept more clean sheets away from home than Pope (seven) in 2019/20, although six of them came against clubs who finished in the bottom half.

Vardy registered 17 attacking returns at home last season, which no other FPL forward could top.


Leicester City XI: Schmeichel, Castagne, Ndidi, Soyuncu, Justin, Mendy, Ayoze Pérez, Tielemans, Praet, Barnes, Vardy.

Burnley XI: Pope, Bardsley, Long, Dunne, Taylor, Brady, Brownhill, Westwood, McNeil, Wood, Rodríguez.

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2,127 Comments Post a Comment
  1. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Oh just my rival having the best time in life right now, the pain.....

    https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/519522/event/2

    1. Zim0
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      At least they got auba as captain 😛

    2. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Wow he will be top 1k already!

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Absolute joke

    3. Danstoke82
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      My rival just hit 116 with that Justin goal. I’m struggling to get past 40

    4. FC Hakkebøf
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Well.. It is a really good team.. So guess he deserves it.. Well played to him

    5. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I love that team. Pretty much copy it if on wc

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        I’m on wc lol

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          And my team crushes his now

  2. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    McCarthy
    Digne / Davies / KWP / Mitchell
    Salah / Aubameyang / Fernandes / ASM*
    Werner / Ings

    Steer // Brewster / Justin / Bissouma*

    - Saints vs BUR
    - Werner vs WBA
    - Digne/Davies with favourable fixtures
    - ASM to Podence/Klich

    Or Wildcard? Team is not in great form and full of fallers.

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      I’m similar to you - the price falls are annoying but the team is fine isn’t it???

      ASM -> Podence
      Auba -> Pulisic/ KDB

      Are moves I’m considering

  3. Zim0
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Will justin still get baps for winning goal before its finalised?

    1. TheSteel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Should, yeah

  4. TheSteel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    Justin GWG

  5. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    I think no crowds makes it worse for the defense. They loose focus and make mistakes without the fans making them more alert and motivating them.

    Thoughts? This no fans has to be involved for this no CS's and zilion goal no?

    1. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Maybe it's making the attackers better.

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      the lackluster defence is probably due to no preseason

      organization is key for defence and players are rusty. Attackers can express themselves more

  6. AlternativeB
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Mcarthy (nyland)
      KWP Taa Justin (Bernardo) (Mitchell)
      Salah bruno ASM Auba (Stephens)
      Mitro DCL Werner

      Do I Wildcard?

    • On The Up
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      does justins bps contain winning goal?

      1. HonestBlatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Usually added after game ends...

    • HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      What to do with McCarthy? Enough problems to be solved and with him starting I wont have playing GK

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        You think he will be dropped?

        1. HonestBlatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Has to be after todays failure

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Does anyone powerful own Justin?

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Juhuuuu

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Kepa juhhhuuuuhuuu

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

        Juhuuu

      3. DA Minnion
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        I do.

        1. jason_ni
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          me too.. 4.5 starting leicester defender, why wouldn't you have him!?

    • Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      For the record Camzy said is selling TAA on WC. Eager to see whether it will happen

      1. George Agdgdgwngo
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        It’s a bold move. Fair play if he does it

    • Garfield1001
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Would you wildcard this team:

      McCarthy 4m
      TAA Justin Doherty KWP Mitchell
      Auba JRod Son ASM Bissouma
      Vardy Adams Werner

      Opinions appreciated!

      1. bootsmanus
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Absolutey not, are you out of it

        1. Garfield1001
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Loads of issues?

          1. bootsmanus
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            The points of yesterday are almost never the points of tomorrow. Focus on taking one player out (I think Adams to Mitro is wisest now). Doherty against Newcastle looks allright and Auba can definitely score against Liverpool (same for Vardy against City). Take it one step at a time,

    • Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Is dunne good 4.0 pick?

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Only shortterm

      2. FC Hakkebøf
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        As long as Tarkowski is out he prolly is..

    • DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Getting rid of Son cost me a ton this week. Sick is an understatement.

      1. bootsmanus
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Learn from it, don't sell a quality player based on 1 GW.

        1. DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          It was more about getting bruno in.

      2. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Same, can’t play this game anymore

      3. liverpool01
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Why did you sell Son against Southampton? Both Spurs and Southampton based on GW1 had poor defences, there was bound to be goals.

    • xHaTr
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Any thoughts on my wildcard draft?

      Martinez
      TAA Saiss Taylor
      Son Salah Zaha KDB
      Jimenez DCL Wood

      Steer Lamptey Mitchell Reed

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        I like this, just Martinez that I am not sure of

    • Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Forget price rises, will need a break from this game for few days before touching any transfer or WC buttons ...

      1. dansmusen
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Fear of price drops made me WC out Mane/Son/Mitrovic

        1. DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Ouch

        2. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          That's my worry ... I will chill out and come back strong, ha-ha-ha 😀

    • FDMS All Starz
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Would you WC this team or jus make some changes?

      1FT
      McCarthy
      Justin - TAA - Davies
      Salah - Bruno - Auba - ASM
      Adams - Wilson - Werner
      Wc team:

      Guaita
      Digne - Saiss - Justin
      Salah - Bruno - Sterling - Hamez
      DCL - Ings - Mitro

      1. Lets jump straight into it.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Wait

    • jason_ni
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Auba out for
      A) Son
      B) Sterling
      C) Kdb

      Obvs chasing points with son, but if he keeps playing in that postion should do well!?!

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        B

      2. bootsmanus
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Watch the Man City game and then make your decision.

      3. Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        C

      4. Utopsis
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Wait for the City game

      5. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        triggerlips has said he was right in selling son and is blocking people who argue with him

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Lmao

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

          Who?

        3. FPL_trail_runner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 7 days ago

          It was still the correct decision.
          -Spurs played midweek
          - they looked in crisis
          -creating nothing
          - Mourinho looked to be already making enemies

          Outcome however went against. He wont score 4 goals ever again in one game.

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

            Found triggerlips

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

            Lmao

        4. Slouch87
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          We know enough about fibbertits by now .

      6. KGFC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Glad I parted ways with Vardy for Martial and not Ings.

      7. Kakashi Of The Leaf
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Enough reason to WC?

        McCarthy
        TAA Digne Saiss Ayling
        Auba Havertz Alli
        Werner Jimenez DCL

        Tierney Reed Bissouma

        FT Already used. Attack and defence look fine. Take a -8 in midfield OR WC??..

        1. liverpool01
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Wildcard Werer, Havertz and Alli need to go.

      8. Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Is Dunne a good option on a WC if it enables you to upgrade a 4.5 to Justin?

        1. noahzark22
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          no not a likely starter after Mee returns.

      9. noahzark22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        now just no high scoring games tomorrow, a 66 will do me well. Probably a small red regardless.

      10. yakirh
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Omg 98 points all out

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Ok ok

        2. Slouch87
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Omg surprising brag post.

        3. Vertigo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Tool.

          1. Pipermaru
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Love'em.

        4. DA Minnion
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Not bad.

      11. Lukakwho
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Auba and Moura to KDB and Hamez right now good moves? Not got any other Everton

        1. ivantys
            2 months, 7 days ago

            No idea why you had moura but yeah good move.

        2. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Not looking good for a Justin BAP but it’s very tight.

          1. TheSteel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Who cares, hes 4.5 and scores when he wants.

            1. liverpool01
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              4.6...

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

          What to do here? trying not to WC

          McCarthy
          TAA/Taylor/Justin
          Salah/Auba/ASM*/James
          Werner/Mitro/Martial

          Nyland/Vinagre*/Mitchell/Bissouma

          0.4 itb

          Planned to do Auba > KDB but that will obviously need to wait a week. ASM probably going for one of the Leeds boys, and Vinagre for....i dont know who for 4.8

        4. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Who besides me thinks Lindelof was exposed as a fraud of a defender with no AWB to cover his ass? Was responsible for all 3 goals by palace

          1. jason_ni
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            lindelof has been exposed many time with awb on the pitch.

        5. BenDavies
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          After this weekend's games can people stop placing so much importance on prices? Son's price drop made loads of you desperate to transfer him out despite his fantastic run of fixtures. It's a points game not a price game.

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            Yeah I'm keeping bruno. He'll probably fall which makes me sad but the team i want has room for 0.5 loss so i think I'm okay

        6. Flynny
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Bleak 2 weeks. Hit the wildcsrd. How does this look please?

          Martinez steer
          Taa saiss taylor lamptey 4m
          Salah sterling zaha klich reed
          Werner jiminez dcl

          Thanks

          1. Rinseboy
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 7 days ago

            dont fancy Son or Kane with those fixtures??

            1. Flynny
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 7 days ago

              Yes I do. How do I fit in the??

        7. MindlessFreak2
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 7 days ago

          Justin 7 points a saving grace