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Richarlison shakes off ankle injury to start for Everton

Richarlison (£8.0m) has overcome the ankle injury sustained midweek to start for Everton in Gameweek 4.

The Brazilian was one of many players discussed by Carlo Ancelotti in his Friday press conference, and it would appear that he has passed the fitness test.

That means Richarlison is free to make a fourth successive start in Everton’s front three, joined there by Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.5m), now owned by 41.6% of Fantasy Premier League managers, and James Rodríguez (£7.7m).

The Colombian, now sat in 30.3% of teams, has blanked in two of his first three league matches for the Toffees, but his last Goodison Park outing produced a 12-point haul.

However, Everton’s midfield trio is somewhat patched up today with Allan (£5.5m) and André Gomes (£5.5m) both missing out to a groin injury and a knock respectively.

They are replaced by Tom Davies (£5.4m) and Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.9m) while Abdoulaye Doucouré (£5.5m) makes his fourth successive Premier League start of the campaign.

Brighton arrive on Merseyside on the back of some positive displays, so Graham Potter has tempered his tinkering once again, making just one change to the side that lost to Manchester United.

Yves Bissouma (£4.5m) is back in midfield, while Leandro Trossard (£6.0m) and Neal Maupay (£6.5m) start in support of Aaron Connolly (£5.5m).

Meanwhile, popular full-back Tariq Lamptey (£4.6m), owned by 10%, retains his berth on the right-hand side of a midfield four.

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

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (3-4-2-1): Ryan; Webster, Dunk, White; March, Alzate, Bissouma, Lamptey; Maupay, Trossard; Connolly.

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2,038 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Update: my ML dead team leader is on 34 already and now into the top 30k 😀

    Schmeichel
    Rudiger Davies Smalling Diop
    Mane Mahrez Jorginho Hojbjerg
    Vardy (c) Kane
    Kepa Keane Hamez Wood

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Set and forgot all the way!

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Early days

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        True, I refuse to own Vardy so I may never catch him!

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

          Kepa, Rudgier, Smalling? Hamez not Hojberg on the bench? Nothing to worry about

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

    Bielsa tactics is a reason to love Football
    Going 3 1 4 2 Vs Man City
    This man is lovable

    1. El Presidente
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      I seriously doubt that. He's crazy but not stupid.

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        People who illegally scout other teams could fall into stupid ..

  3. shiraz
      2 months, 2 days ago

      25 from 4, with james and lamptey hauling 0 for me

    • Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Considering the next 5 to 6 fixtures which 5.0 defender would you pick?

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Also which 4.5. Have Lamptey already. Need to sort my defense!

      2. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Wait for Wolves performance

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          And get Coady?

      3. Rock n Grohl
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Palace defender at 4.5 could be nice

        1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Have Mitchell who I think will keep playing for a bit more. Burnley or Southampton maybe? Or one of the Leeds boys?

      4. Rock n Grohl
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Burnley and Newcastle rotate really well

      5. Rock n Grohl
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Dallas also a good option

      6. riot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Ayling

    • as33
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Chilwell nailed now?

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Yep

      2. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        probably

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

        Over Alonso and Emerson? I should coco.

    • Tony Martial
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Sighhhhhh

      20 HOURS, 12 MINS AGO
      Would you get rid of Kane for Ings and Podence to Jrod/7.6 mid ? For a -4?

      1. ZimZalabim
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        stop being a fish

        next week when Kane is stand out captain and James is benched vs Liverpool ull be glad u held

    • KICKandRUSH
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Digne needs to leave because of Pickford. Got 1.5m in the bank.

      A) TAA
      B) Chilwell

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Thinking the same. A.

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Idk why my but my team ended up with way too many differentials and I have a whopping 5.5 itb! What would you do here?

      Guaita (Nyland)
      Saiss - Lamptey - Digne (KWP, Ferguson)
      Zaha - Trossard - KDB - Bruno (Elneny)
      Wood - DCL - Jimi

      1. ZimZalabim
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        get spurs assets

        1. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          I had Son I did him to Trossard for this week, assuming Son was out for 4 weeks or something. Who were you thinking?

          1. ZimZalabim
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            Kane or Son or Bale

            U have Time and Money to pick whoever u want

      2. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        You only have 1 premium? Jeez

        1. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 2 days ago

          lol, I have some weird sub conscious thing where I like a cheap team or soemthing xD
          Salah is annoying me tho, I think I need him

        2. riot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Bruno counts!

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

        I'd do Wood to Kane, think he's an outstanding pick

      4. Rock n Grohl
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Pulisic, Son and one of Trent / Robo would be on my list with that team.

      5. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 2 days ago

        thanks guys some good suggestions

    • TyroneGAA
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Will Brewster start Sunday?

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

        I'd say it's quite likely

      2. Rock n Grohl
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Something mentioned yesterday about not being registered in time for this weekend?

        1. TyroneGAA
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 1 day ago

          Great thanks get nine points of the bench then

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

      Rich and Wilson to DCL and Maupay done, time to relax over int break. Brewster first on bench so I'll tank an injury

    • Wicked Weapon
        2 months, 2 days ago

        So I played Soucek over Bissouma. Surely that goal was a one off event right ? I fully expect Bissou to string together a nice run of 2,2,3,2,3,2,2,2,2,3 pts till the end of season but then again Soucek isn't likely to do any better is he ?

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

          Soucek significantly better option

        2. Vazza
            2 months, 2 days ago

            That was a natural decision. I would have done the same. Don’t be hard yourself

        3. Patio Kev
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Lampetey came off at HT with a tight hamstring according to Graham Potter (Source - Radio 5)

          Looks like it wasn’t tactical then.

        4. Werner Bros
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Was going to do Son>Jrod and got talked out of it and into getting Zaha instead... that's gone well so far

          1. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 2 days ago

            There’s certain teams you don’t consider attackers from. Palace are one of them.

            1. Werner Bros
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Every time I've not gone with my original decision and changed my mind due to advice on here this season it's gone badly

          2. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 2 days ago

            I dont know why I got Zaha, always the same thing everytime I own him. Does nothing for 5 weeks, finally gets a goal the week I sell him or he scores when I have him and it gets VAR'd.
            Why do I do this to myself 🙁

            1. Werner Bros
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              I'm hoping over the nice run of fixtures he can pay off the decision somehow

        5. Vazza
            2 months, 2 days ago

            What are the chances that one of Son or Saiss don’t feature at all tomorrow ?

            A. 0%
            B. 25%
            C. 50%
            D. 75%
            E. 100%

            1. Twisted Saltergater
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              75%

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

              Son D

          • Vazza
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Not sure about Hamez as he seems to be the assister of assisters. Haha!

              1. Twisted Saltergater
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                He was the reason I wildcarded after GW2.

            • Bank$y
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 2 days ago

              Newcastle will go up to 5th today and suddenly everyone will reconsider Wilson. You heard it here first.

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

                I can't see it man

              2. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                I have him and was regretting not taking a hit for DCL but looks like I'll be fine

                1. Bank$y
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  You’ll be good I think.

              3. Bushwhacker
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Still in my team ...

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

              Foden and KdB(C) to save me. Red arrows from start until now. 3.2m OR.

              1. Kitsune
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Same here terrible luck so far!

                1. Old Man
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  4.9million OR and same

              2. Vazza
                  2 months, 2 days ago

                  Don’t worry.. you’ll finish top 10k just like all your previous seasons

              3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Does Dallas' position on the pitch today makes him an interesting choice?

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

                Of course it’s Sterling, end of season

              5. Zilla
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Kdb please don't blank mate

              6. NULL-X-VOID
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Damn you Raz, at least could've given my Cap an assist

              7. NULL-X-VOID
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 2 days ago

                Foden is making so many errors tbh

              8. Trophé Mourinho
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 2 days ago

                I have a really random question, say I wanted to make an app game and it was about the premier league. In that game, can I use the actual real player names and team names from the PL, without paying any royalities or breaching any copyrights?
                I think big games like pro evo and fifa have to pay to sue those real player names? But then websites like, and other fantasy apps, websites etc use the names and they obviously dont pay, so how does that work?