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Abraham leads Chelsea line as Jorginho drops to bench for West Brom trip

Tammy Abraham (£7.3m) has been tasked with leading the Chelsea line for their Gameweek 3 trip to West Bromwich Albion.

After impressing midweek, the former Swansea City loanee makes his first Premier League start of the season in what looks to be a 4-2-3-1 formation named by Frank Lampard.

That suggests a slightly wider role for Timo Werner (£9.5m), who is capable of operating as a left-winger, while Kai Havertz (£8.4m) gets his first chance to play number 10 in a league match since arriving from Bayer Leverkusen.

Meanwhile, Abraham coming into the team has forced Jorginho (£5.1m) to the bench, which should make for interesting viewing if Chelsea win any penalties this afternoon, as the Italian has taken two since the start of the season.

In defence, Reece James (£5.1m) continues to silence the naysayers worried about rotation, as he starts ahead of Cesar Azpilicueta (£5.9m) for the third match in a row.

His Fantasy credentials are boosted by a Premier League debut for Thiago Silva (£5.5m), although Willy Caballero (£4.9m) makes one last start in goal as Edouard Mendy‘s (£5.0m) came too soon for involvement in Gameweek 3.

Matheus Pereira (£6.0m) remains the only asset of slight Fantasy worth in the West Bromwich Albion side.

The mid-priced midfielder is the most popular among Baggies starters but is only owned by 2.5% ahead of a testing meeting with Chelsea.

West Bromwich Albion XI (5-4-1): Johnstone; C Townsend, O’Shea, Bartley, Ajayi, Furlong; Diangana, Sawyers, Livermore, M Pereira; C Robinson.

Chelsea XI (4-2-3-1): Caballero; Alonso, T Silva, Christensen, R James; Kanté, Kovačić; Werner, Havertz, Mount; Abraham.

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  1. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Glad I only have James from this game.

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Whilst yes so far, we're still on negative points lol.

  2. Bartowski
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Who would actually buy that kit? Is it supposed to be aimed at Women because I don't know any that would want a pink kit cos they're girls...

    1. Hairy Potter
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      People looking for faded 1980s Palace tops?

    2. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Whats wrong with pink?

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        It goes well with olive complexions

    3. panda07
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      It's not pink it's salmon

    4. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Maybe they are trying to
      Mimic that Barca away kit

    5. Keep Calm and Play On
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      It’s honestly one of the worst I’ve seen...the only people who would buy it would be a grandmother because she saw her grandson wear a pink shirt that one time and he supports Chelsea

    6. Leonard hatred
      • 4 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I'd wear it if it didn't say chelsea on.

      thats an embarassment too far.

    7. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Predominately pink signified bravery & blue, loyalty, was for girls. It has changed as fashion has changed it - that something you want to follow? 😉

      1. Bartowski
        • 11 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        wtf r u on about?

        1. Pep bites Kun
          • 5 Years
          1 year, 2 months ago

          History wasn't your strong point - weak comment, worse reply

          Have a good gw

          1. Bartowski
            • 11 Years
            1 year, 2 months ago

            lol diddums

      2. james 101
        • 9 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        This is actually true

        Pink was a strong / confident colour to wear

  3. The Mandalorian
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Looks like James is Frank's man

    1. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Poor kid

  4. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 2 months ago

    If Pulisic and Zeyeich don’t get fit within a few weeks Frank is a gonner

    1. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      It's not my thought, but PL is fickle - bringing in so many players to gel was always a recipe for disaster OR a master-stroke. This season will tell. Don't think he'll be put to grass, but it will tell whether he'll get the long tenure

  5. Zilla
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Turbo needs tuning

    1. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Always o/ - onwards & upwards 🙂

  6. fr3d
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    People who rates Thiago Silva has never watched him play, but definitely has enough hours on fifa ultimate team

  7. KennyKickIt127
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Got exact money to do

    Werner, Mitro > Jimi and Vardy right now for a -4

    Yeah or No? Very tempted!

    1. Sid1891
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Good idea

      1. KennyKickIt127
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Yeah it certainly seems so considering fixtures too

    2. Ze_Austin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      You don't need to spend that much on Vardy

      DCL, Jimmy, Ings, Wood, Maupay

      1. KennyKickIt127
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        I’m getting Jimi too but no one has the fixtures that Leicester have next 4/5

    3. Wild Card this!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Why sell Mitro? He scores goals...

      1. KennyKickIt127
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        True.... will hold off as much as I can and wait for monday’s game

    4. F_Ivanovic
      • 6 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Not quite sure why you want Vardy right now.

      1. KennyKickIt127
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        He’s got West Ham, Villa and Leeds in the next 4 games ... can easily bag 1/2 in each of those!

        Mitro has a couple of difficult games where he may falter!

    5. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Isn’t Vardy A bit overpriced in this season where so many cheaper forwards scores better?

      1. KennyKickIt127
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 year, 2 months ago

        Yes but which ones will outscore him in the next 4?

    6. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      I wouldn't do Mitro now with his fixtures. Most points will go through him - no?

  8. Alex_thekid
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Triple chelsea Kai & Werner can gtfomt but for who Dcl/Jimm Son/Rashy/Marhez/foden no standouts in midfield

  9. KUNingas
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    I think Im going to WC? Would you?

    McCarthy, Steer
    TAA, Justin, Dallas, Vinagre, Ferguson
    Salah, KDB, Hamez, Podence, Bissouma
    Martial, Werner, Adams

    1. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      No

    2. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      No way

    3. boombaba
      • 8 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      If your going to then my input isn’t needed but no I wouldn’t
      Looks decent I think

    4. KUNingas
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Thanks! Guess I will hold on

    5. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Just get Jimi for one of Martial/Werner.

    6. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Wait till the end of the gw, but your team for the most part looks sound. Based on Che performance, Werner should go, but there's Puli & Zy to come back in (I'm not waiting). Injured fodder shouldn't count 🙂 All you need is 11

  10. Mr. O'Connell
    • 9 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Expect nothing to happen in this half. Brom will kill the game, buy cheap free kicks and time will harmlessly tick by.

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Shrrrr

    2. Brehmeren
      • 11 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      good timing

  11. Begbie.
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Mount G
    Azpi A

  12. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Mount goal

    1. Gobigorgohome
      • 10 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Azpi assist

  13. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Mason bleeping Mount...why him!

  14. Dacra
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    3 Chelsea player.

    Zero goal involvement.

  15. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Mount G
    Azpi A

  16. KGFC
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Mount G

  17. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    1 year, 2 months ago

    what a goal

  18. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Werner not even involved in celebrations

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 year, 2 months ago

      Werner seems very overpriced in a team with many potential goal scorers.

  19. Ze_Austin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Mason carrying this team

  20. Salah’s Sonnet
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Un effin believeable, give up

  21. Zilla
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    not werner still

  22. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Poor goalie just stood there

  23. Pedram
    • 8 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Mount goal ugh

  24. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    The right footed full back finally gets his assist.

  25. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Keeper asleep?

  26. Random Name
    • 6 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Frank pre-ordering football manager 2021 tonight

  27. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    That's not Werner...

    SELL $%$%$%

  28. Keep Calm and Play On
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Mount you beauty!

  29. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Come on James

  30. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    1 year, 2 months ago

    Come.back is onnn