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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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2,429 Comments Post a Comment
  1. kime67
    • 3 Years
    26 days, 18 hours ago

    Why is harrison not flagged? has the rule changed?

    1. Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Will be flagged after this GW ends

  2. ace3.1415
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Werner hatrick please!

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        oh man that would be so special

    • Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Spot on Roy. Scandalous that this hand ball rule was ever approved. No fault of the ref, or VAR, fault lies with the rule-setters.

      1. L'Aeroplanino
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        yea how was the DCL one not a pen then, no consistency

    • Firmino
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Anyone also doing Martial -> Jimenez tonight?

      1. acesingh
        • 5 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Me

      2. LewanGOALski
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        o/

    • JURGENAUT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Is Dunne (BUR) just a one week punt or expected to play more games?

      1. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Mee and Tarkowski decide.

      2. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Tark could even play tonight.

        He’ll be Dunne soon.

        1. JURGENAUT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          26 days, 18 hours ago

          Cool. Just wondering as he seems close to rising to 4.1

          1. Pep bites Kun
            • 4 Years
            26 days, 18 hours ago

            Price juggernaut is out of control at the mo - more so this year. It'll calm down and go in different directions. It's difficult if you're being priced out of your potential A team though. Make a choice and go for it. Points are more valuable than TV, but TV can be a driver for points. There's a lot of value out there, choose wisely

    • TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      LMS safety score currently -1

      https://www.livefpl.net/LMS

      1. TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Lol

    • acesingh
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Wener(c) let’s go

    • Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      I miss West Brom's mascot, Boiler Man. https://offthepitch.com/files/2019-09/Boilerman.jpg

    • Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      How do you report someone for using two accounts?

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Who do you speak of?

        1. Inazuma X1
          • 3 Years
          26 days, 18 hours ago

          Andy_Social

      2. Forza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Whoops, wrong account

        1. Red Red Robins
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          26 days, 18 hours ago

          hahaha

      3. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Wait until gameweek 37, then email fpl.

      4. TorresMagic™ - 48n69x
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        FPL help.

    • sully29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Key point with DCL is that he's getting the chances to sustain good attacking form. 5 big chances, 12 goal attempts, all inside the box. Nearly all of those came in the last two games as well rather than being spread across all three.

    • Peter Ouch
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Which serious team is giving the armband to a player that plays for the 1st time

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        A team without a leader.

        1. Peter Ouch
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          26 days, 18 hours ago

          James milner says hi

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        That's comedic hey

      3. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        He has had a long career, bot his first game.

        1. Peter Ouch
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          26 days, 18 hours ago

          Great player, doubt

          1. Peter Ouch
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            26 days, 18 hours ago

            *No doubt

      4. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        He has had a long career, not his first game.

      5. tokara
        • 6 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        A club with no history and no respect for longer serving players

    • Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      How do you report someone for using two accounts?

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Why would you want to do that?

    • Noah’s Ark
      • 7 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      James, Pereira, Havertz and Werner lets go!

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Oh, I forgot West Brom play the Liquidator too. Was very confused for a second 😆

    • S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Anything less than a brace for Werner and he is gone for Jimenez

    • tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Time of 1st Penalty?

      1. JURGENAUT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        32 mins.

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        During half time. Doesn't matter if it's during the match these days.

      3. Red Red Robins
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Havertz will take it at 17mins

    • abhirup780
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      What a shitty CHE kit!

    • Firmino
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Werner cappers happy that he plays on the wing?

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        Happy he's on pens

      2. Herman Toothrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        26 days, 18 hours ago

        He will play where he wants to

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      16 pens from 19 games so far?

    • Freund88
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Can anyone suggest an affordable front 8 only consisting of penalty takers? Struggling on the mids. Can only get to 4 and couldn’t afford all of them

      Salah KDB Auba Bruno ?
      Richarlison Maupay Mitrovic

    • 420king
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Don't know what to do here guys, please help:

      McCarthy
      TAA Justin Taylor Egan
      KDB Salah Bruno Podence
      Werner Adams
      (Walton Burke Davies Brewster)
      1FT 1M itb

      A: Fix the team with one 1FT, thinking Egan to Saiss
      B: WC

    • LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      I hope Werner delivers so I resist WC-ing to hold it for International Break

    • El Fenomeno R9
      • 5 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      My eyes...those pink panters

    • KGFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      This Chelsea kit is painful for the eyes : roll:

    • Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      What is this Chelsea kit.. my eyes are burning

    • Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Open the floodgates nice and early please

    • trafalgarlaw
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Need help mate, Doucoure will drop tomorrow
      1FT 3.8ITB

      McCarthy
      VVD Justin Digne
      Doucoure KDB Bruno Podence
      DCL Jimenez Martial

      Nyland Mitchell Ayling Bissouma

      Who to replace Doucoure ?
      A. Barnes
      B. Son
      C. Foden
      Other

    • _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Wba goal

    • Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Wtf Crystal Palace two games in same afternoon?

    • tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      26 days, 18 hours ago

      Diangana G

      Chelsea CS gone already