Dugout Discussion

Saint-Maximin and Barnes return as Newcastle host Burnley

St James’ Park will play host to a number of returning mid-priced assets on Saturday evening.

After missing the trip to Spurs with an ankle problem, Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.4m) is back in the Newcastle side for Gameweek 4.

He sits on the flanks of midfield as Steve Bruce looks to match Burnley’s formation with a 4-4-2 of his own.

The only Newcastle asset coming into this weekend with more Fantasy support is Callum Wilson (£6.4m), who still has the backing of 10% of managers.

The former Bournemouth man is Newcastle’s top scorer thus far, having netted twice, once from the penalty spot.

Sean Dyche is probably the more relieved of the two managers at Newcastle tonight as he welcomes back both James Tarkowski (£5.4m) and Ashley Barnes (£6.0m) to his starting line-up.

The centre-back pushes Jimmy Dunne (£4.0m) to the bench, as he features alongside Kevin Long (£4.5m), while Chris Wood (£6.5m) and Barnes are paired up-front for the first time this season.

Newcastle United XI (4-4-2): Darlow; Lewis, Schär, Fernández, Krafth; Hendrick, Shelvey, Hayden, Saint-Maximin; C Wilson, Joelinton.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; C Taylor, Tarkowski, K Long, Bardsley; McNeil, Westwood, D Stephens, Brownhill; A Barnes, Wood.

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1,159 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Wilson > Jimenez -4 last week going well

    1. MSTRKRFTSMN
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Keep the faith. Just one assist. I did the same move

    2. Jonflamingo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Better than my vardy to Jiminez move lol

  2. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Damn, and I sold ASM last week. 🙁

  3. Amey
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Feck Off FPL !

  4. Sterling Malory
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    So. Far.

    KDB (C) 4, Bamford 1, Werner 2.

    Excellent.

  5. Tony Martial
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Do Burnley look like scoring at all?

    Really need a Chris Wood goal man

    1. The Big Fella
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      So does Chris Wood

  6. Mr. Chimes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Whenever you think you’ve got a good gameweek in the works, ASM goes and scores after I sold him for Klich last night.

  7. Christina.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    I'm having sex.

    1. Fiona B
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Good for you.

    2. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Good for you.

    3. BenDavies
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      tmi

    4. Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Go on Tina lol.

      What’s your team like

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Lisa Ann, Kendra Lust and Ava Adams up top...

    5. 7shadesofsmoke
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Is it in yet?

    6. JohnnyRev7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      And I'm enjoying it. You're good.

    7. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      I’m getting fuxxked.

    8. puhd
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Best post

    9. Konstaapeli
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Must be great sex when you're here telling us about it 😆

      1. Christina.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        ...I like cumming on here...especially during sex

        1. Konstaapeli
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          I like cumming too, tbh

  8. Firminoooo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    KDB to ASM -8. Job done. Don’t even care anymore.

    1. Ramsays Raw Steak
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      I wanna do it

    2. puhd
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Stop chasing points. KDB will score big next GW

  9. Ramsays Raw Steak
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Kdb out for brunu?
    Two blank armband
    Raging

  10. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Time to quit this game

  11. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Patience pays off with ASM!

  12. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Best 4.5 defender to get now?

    1) KWP
    2) C. Taylor
    3) Dallas
    4) Ayling
    5) Holding
    6) Lewis

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      4 is quality

    2. Bank$y
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      6

    3. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      3, OOP

    4. puhd
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      I like 4 and 2

    5. Neves say Neves
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      4

    6. Konstaapeli
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      3 or 4.

      I like how Lamptey has ghosted out of these so fast.

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Already have Lamptey

  13. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Wilson haul confirmed after I sold him

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Thanks mate

      1. Bank$y
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        np. People get out of control sometimes.

    2. Bank$y
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Also, Salah wouldn't be 2 feet from VVD if he had COVID...

    3. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Not saying it’s true but could quite easily have had the result come through after morning training

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        How often are they tested?

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Why on earth would he know ahead of everyone else

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        And how the heck does he have nearly 22k followers! :I

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Reply fails to the below

    5. 16ShimiC16
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Idiots trolling because their captain failed

  14. BenDavies
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 20 days ago

    Just to let everyone know, this is the only account saying Salah has Covid:
    https://twitter.com/PrinceMarcusLFC

    A ghanaian liverpool fan account.

    1. Bobby
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Whose also trying to sell a website account just below that post

  15. UnitedRthebest
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Chances of Podence missing out? ASM first bench.

    • Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Wilson is becoming hard to ignore at his price

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Took him out this week for DCL. Happy either way as it’s a long term move

    • Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      What would be Cavani's price?

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Don't get him.

      2. ...al
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        9? 9.5?

      3. Zilla
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Overpriced

    • Karan14
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      https://twitter.com/hamza07__/status/1312467605861531648?s=19

      This guy confired Thiago & Mane were tested positive before Pool confirmed.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        How would he find out so soon?

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Black magic

        2. Karan14
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          I don't know that but if he's saying Salah is not confirmed positive yet I'll take his word for that.

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      saint maximum

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        OMG

    • ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      No reason to sell Wilson anytime soon right? A hard fixture next week but he seems to be ticking away nicely with returns..

      A straight swap to Antonio in GW8 is what I'm looking at

      1. Bank$y
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Season keeper.

    • Bank$y
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Jamal Lewis looking very good.

    • Pedram
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      ASM 5.4 right now, just saying

    • Tony Martial
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Ffs Wood abeg you do something

      1. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        You're Nigerian?

        Hey there

        1. Tony Martial
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Yooooo

          1. Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Please send a DM on Twitter 🙂

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Burnley look shockingly bad

    • sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Rough with the smooth - wild card edition:

      Got in DCL and Trossard. Got rid of ASM and Hamez.

      Will see in a few weeks how it turns out. Can’t judge by this week alone.

      1. KGFC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        More rough than smooth but hopefully will work out for the better over the next few weeks

      2. Gudjohnsen
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Seemed like good moves imo

        1. sminkypinky
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          Seemed like it. Still feel that way. Meh... who knows? Tough season.

    • TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      This gameweek sums up my FPL life for the last 2 seasons.

      Every player I own scores 2 points. Every player I don’t own who was a possible option gets a haul.

      ASM I must have owned for 10 weeks total has never scored me more than 2 points. Did him -> Podence for a -4 a week ago.

      It’s like the most extreme possible level of variance that there can be but every week.

      It should be impossible but here we are

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        It will even itself out over the season and the points will come.

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          No it won't, when it's going badly for you it continues, I can vouch for that!

        2. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          It doesn’t though - I know that logically it should but it doesn’t.

          This happened to me literally the whole of last season and this season the same

          I’ve got Aa lot of good ranks historically so I know I’m playing reasonably but every week - every possible option I’ve considered / is as alternative hauls and every one I own blanks

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            Sod’s law. There’s no other explanation

          2. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            It's been 4 GWs

            1. TheDragon
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              And the whole of last season

              My strikers have scored 0 goals THIS SEASON

    • shearer9
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Is Werner likely to drop in price tonight?

      1. Chandler Bing
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Very

      2. Balls of Steel
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Not dropping tonight according to fpl stats !

    • L S P
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      My whole season wrapped up in one day:

      - Wise move of armband from KDB->Salah at last minute.

      -ASM->Barnes for -4, ASM scores

      -Salah might be COVID+

      1. El Fenomeno R9
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Salah too? damn

    • 16ShimiC16
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 20 days ago

      Son pictured coming off the coach

      https://twitter.com/thespursweb/status/1312471411374452736?s=21

      1. TheDragon
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        He will play and score a hattrick

        Barnes will get sent off for Leicester

        1. Zilla
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          That's when it evens itself this time 😉

        2. Would Ed Woodward
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 20 days ago

          lol

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I swear if he plays and scores tomorrow I’m going to ring Jose’s neck

      3. Hybrid.power
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        Bloody hell. He's starting isn't he.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 20 days ago

          It’s such rubbish, I need him to drop to buy him back as well.
          Very annoyed if he takes part

          1. TheDragon
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            He will 100% start and Jose should be sacked

          2. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 20 days ago

            He won't drop now sadly

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Really? How do you know?

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                If he plays then the red arrows become green arrows and he won't drop tonight. He was at -58 12 hours ago with 3 red arrows.

                1. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 20 days ago

                  Say he doesn’t play tomorrow though?

              2. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                I was hoping for a drop too

            2. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 20 days ago

              Showing as -62.6 and three red arrows on fplstats, fingers crossed.

              1. Forza
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 20 days ago

                He'll probably drop if he gets 1-3 points. Casuals will see that and won't give much consideration to the fact that he's back.

      4. villa_til_i_die
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        This would finish me off, Jorginho first on bench. You couldn’t make this stuff up!!

      5. Garlana
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        I need son to play, kept him and currently have Mitchell off the bench

      6. Forza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        :mrgreen:

      7. Balls of Steel
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 20 days ago

        You gotta go joking me 🙁