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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. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Bullet header, let’s have some more 🙂

  2. Pavsboot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    DCL is like the complete opposite of Werner.

    1. Evasivo
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Hahaha too right

  3. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Surely no serious FPL manager is going without DCL ?

    1. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Was contemplating a hit to get him in for Wilson all week and didn't go for it..

    2. Evasivo
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Surely no serious manager still has Werner 😀

    3. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      In my case, going for Robbo instead was a pretty serious move.

      1. Forza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Also Jimenez, who's never blanked 4 times in a row vs DCL who blanked 9 times in a row at the end of last season. Some serious stats were there too.

        1. Hotdogs for Tea
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          serious players have Jimenez ‘and’ DCL 😉

      2. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Robbo for DCL? how does that work ?

        1. Forza
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          I did Davies to Robbo instead of Wilson/Mitrovic to DCL.

    4. ClassiX
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Some of the "serious managers" who still don't have DCL:
      Az
      Luke Williams
      Fabio Borges
      David Munday
      Skonto Rigga
      Sam Bonfield
      Joshua Bull

      1. Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        yesterday’s men ... not many of those in the top 2 million 😉

  4. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 21 days ago

    Am I the only one who somehow still doesn't have DCL?

    1. Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Me too

    2. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Nope, me too

    3. Towsor44
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Me neither, but that may change soon!

    4. Wicked Weapon
        1 month, 21 days ago

        #Me too

    5. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      He’s actually scoring 76 goals this season.

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        He's on fire.
        Glad i got IN this GW

    6. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Christ, I ignored Ings last season, now DCL

      1. ZimZalabim
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        same here
        didnt get on ings till secnd half of the season and then he stopped scoring

    7. lilmessipran
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      If Everton get a penalty who takes it, Richa or Siggy?

      1. dark91
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        I think Siggy

      2. Hybrid.power
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Siggy

      3. Noah’s Ark
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Soggy I reckon

        1. Noah’s Ark
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Due to the rain

        2. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Makes sense. It's raining

          1. Noah’s Ark
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            😆 damn auto correct

    8. Neevesy
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      Dominic Calvert Ferguson..... proper forwards goal that

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Classic Dom 😉

    9. Drizz ✅
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      DCL instead of Werner before GW1 easiest decision ever made

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Did werner to dcl in gw2. Never a better decision

    10. Bartowski
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 21 days ago

      O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done,
      The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won,
      The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
      While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring;
      But O heart! heart! heart!
      O the bleeding drops of red,
      Where on the deck my Captain lies,
      Fallen cold and dead.

      O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells;
      Rise up—for you the flag is flung—for you the bugle trills,
      For you bouquets and ribbon’d wreaths—for you the shores a-crowding,
      For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning;
      Here Captain! dear father!
      This arm beneath your head!
      It is some dream that on the deck,
      You’ve fallen cold and dead.

      My Captain does not answer, his lips are pale and still,
      My father does not feel my arm, he has no pulse nor will,
      The ship is anchor’d safe and sound, its voyage closed and done,
      From fearful trip the victor ship comes in with object won;
      Exult O shores, and ring O bells!
      But I with mournful tread,
      Walk the deck my Captain lies,
      Fallen cold and dead.

      1. doher.ty
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Y tho

      2. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Everton are going to be in champions league next year aren't they

        1. Gudjohnsen
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          34 games left

        2. ZimZalabim
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          who drops out ?

      3. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Worried I'd screwed up by taking a hit to go Rich>DCL. So far so good

        1. Limbo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Think both after Liverpool will be bargain.

        2. ZLNR
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Wild move for the hit, but I guess because of the flag? Hope it does pay off for you

        3. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Even better. Sorry Rich

      4. NULL-X-VOID
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        yeah, I'm an idiot for having DCL, no excuses now, the amount of service this lad is getting is just beautiful

        1. NULL-X-VOID
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          not*

        2. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Lol glad you’ve finally admitted it mate

      5. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Don’t think anyone will be calling him short lived now. Class finish. COYBS!

      6. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 21 days ago

        Well, dcl hasn’t pens, but scored 6 from open play, compared to Rich’s 1 on pen. Maby not just luck after all?

        1. doher.ty
            1 month, 21 days ago

            No one asked though

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 21 days ago

              Many did after last week

        2. Adetro
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Is this just a short-lived purple patch for him? Or is this the player he now is?

        3. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          C*****

        4. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 21 days ago

          the DCL unstoppable juggernaut of power rolls on

        5. evilfish
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          DCL punishing me for not hitting out Werner for him.

        6. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Time to welcome DCL

        7. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Ben White is awful defender. Another player overrated by english media

        8. Chucky
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          DCL Yah Beauty

        9. Captain Vantastic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          What's DCLs EO?

          1. Limbo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Tomorrow, 100%

        10. Slam
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          No matter how bad my season gets at least I got DCL in from week 1

        11. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Not again...

        12. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Werner owners who refused DCL punished

        13. mgilbert86
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          DCL the Ramsey of seasons ago that you will regret not bringing in

        14. Jon Walter's Hatty
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Still 6 teams in 10 without him

          1. RamaJama
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 21 days ago

            Many got Rich instead for the pens 🙂

        15. El Fenomeno R9
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Take the ball home DCL!

        16. The Fed
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 21 days ago

          Calvert Lewandowski