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Everton unchanged as Eze makes first Premier League start for Palace

Carlo Ancelotti has named an unchanged side for Everton as they travel to Crystal Palace in Gameweek 3.

The Toffees’ key players have been highly sought-after in the transfer market over the last seven days; hardly a surprise given that Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.3m) already has four goals in two matches.

The mid-priced forward arrives at Selhurst Park currently sat in 27.5% of Fantasy Premier League squads, the most of any Everton asset.

James Rodríguez (£7.6m) is not far behind his colleague. Following his 12-point haul against West Bromwich Albion, the Colombian is now owned by 25.1% of Fantasy managers.

Richarlison (£8.0m) is currently the slight differential in attack, currently sat in 11.4% of Fantasy squads for Gameweek 3.

There is also plenty of interest in an Everton clean sheet today, as 14.1% have hold of Lucas Digne (£6.1m). The left-back was unfortunate to blank in Gameweek 2, hitting the crossbar and targetted by more final-third passes than any colleague against the Baggies.

While the majority of the Fantasy community will be siding with the visitors today, Crystal Palace are hardly short of support.

After finding the net three times in the opening two matches of the season, Wilfried Zaha (£7.1m) has already accrued 17% ownership. With Luka Milivojevic (£5.9m) still on the Palace bench, the out-of-position FPL midfielder, deployed as a centre-forward once again, may get another chance at spot-kick duties for the Eagles.

Meanwhile, 24.4% of Fantasy managers remain invested in Tyrick Mitchell (£4.1m), who is yet to register a blank this season. The young left-back kept a clean sheet in his last Premier League outing at Selhurst Park, and provided a Fantasy assist when Palace won 3-1 at Old Trafford last weekend.

There will be plenty of interest from Palace fans and neutrals alike as Eberechi Eze (£6.0m) makes his first league start for his new club. The former QPR man has been restricted to substitute appearances in the Premier League thus far, but replaces Jeffrey Schlupp (£5.5m) on the left-hand side of midfield in Gameweek 3.

Crystal Palace XI (4-4-2): Guaita; Mitchell, Sakho, Kouyaté, J Ward; Eze, McArthur, McCarthy, Townsend; Zaha, Ayew.

Everton XI (4-3-3): Pickford; Digne, Keane, Mina, Coleman; Allan, Gomes, Doucouré; Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin, Rodríguez.

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2,182 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Giggs Boson
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Of course Coleman gets points now 🙄

    DCL though... season keeper 😀

  2. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Inzaghi can't stop scoring. Unbelievable

    1. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Believe me about DCL yet Daniel?

    2. Offside Trapattoni
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Pippo clear C option now

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        26 days, 20 hours ago

        If he is Pipo than yes

  3. Pedram
    • 7 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    DCL on fire

  4. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Amazing Hot Rod pass.

    1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      No assist though

  5. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    lol @ me for going without him

    1. King Mo
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Take Martial out for him 😉

      1. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        26 days, 21 hours ago

        Loool ur funny

        1. King Mo
          • 6 Years
          26 days, 21 hours ago

          Cheers Tony 🙂

  6. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    DCL triple rise coming

  7. Vazza
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Was it natural or foolish to go for Sterling instead of Bruno this week?

    A. Natural
    B. Foolish

    1. King Mo
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      A

  8. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    DCL

  9. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    DCL G 😉

  10. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Mitchell at fault for the goal. Gtfo my team

  11. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    DCzaghi goal

  12. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Hamez AA - dammit!

    Maybe need DCL after all :/

  13. MESSINHO
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    A) Davies -> Saiss
    B) Martial -> Jimmy

    ps: Davies will be on my bench anyway in GW4.

  14. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Not good for rankings. Both highly owned

    1. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Bernard assist

  15. DycheDycheBaby
    • 5 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Feed DCL and he will score. Quality

  16. Pavsboot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Lol feels nice to own this guy. Never leaves the box.

    1. King Mo
      • 6 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      The anti-Kane.

    2. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      People prefer Richarlison "looks busier"

  17. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    DCL, you just can't stop him

  18. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Can't help think Hamez will be assisting the assister a lot

  19. rambo.
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Another hat trick incoming!!

  20. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Real deal it seems. Must have

  21. IRBOX ⚽
    • 3 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    DCL golden boot. Everton are the real deal

  22. Daniel - Go Granville
    • 11 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    DCL can't miss

  23. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Picked Dinge over Coleman 😆

  24. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    DCL you absolute king of tap ins

  25. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Think it's time to bite the bullet and get him in

  26. lilmessipran
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Oh ffs seems like the only one who doesn't own him

    1. JustSomeGuy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      You're me, last season, when everyone had Vardy but me 🙁

  27. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Still stand by no DCL in my WC

    1. LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      I am getting tempted

  28. Colonel Shoe 肝池
    • 9 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    come on richa, your turn

  29. JBG
    • 2 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Might have to bring him in, so he stops scoring.

  30. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    26 days, 21 hours ago

    Choosing Rich over DCL was a bad move

    1. JustSomeGuy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      It's early yet!

    2. Colonel Shoe 肝池
      • 9 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      not after the restart last season it wasnt....its jsut typical that now hes found his shooting boots 🙁

    3. gooberman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      26 days, 21 hours ago

      Richarlison will out point DCL over the season.