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Pressure on Lamptey and Brighton assets after tough start to Gameweek 6

Fantasy Premier League managers in possession of Brighton assets will be turning to the Amex Stadium this evening in desperate need.

With Gameweek 6 proving particularly cruel for the majority of players worldwide, the Seagulls have the potential to ease the pain of a select few.

Tariq Lamptey (£4.7m) is Brighton’s most popular outfield player, currently sat in 11.4% of teams. Can he reward those managers for their patience?

The right wing-back is without a Fantasy return since Gameweek 3 and is still yet to record a clean sheet of his own this season, although West Bromwich Albion arrive in Sussex having registered the lowest number of big chances across the first five Gameweeks.

Once again, Lamptey is deployed on the flanks of a midfield quartet protecting a back-three. Solly March (£5.0m) is stationed on the other side of that while Yves Bissouma (£4.5m) and Ben White (£4.5m) sit in a deep central pairing.

Supported by Leandro Trossard (£6.0m) and Adam Lallana (£6.3m), Neal Maupay (£6.6m) leads the line once again, hoping to continue his impressive start to the season.

There are clearly still trust issues between the Frenchman and FPL managers, as he is owned only by 6.9% for Gameweek 6, but he is the best Brighton player for points per million spent this season (5.2).

Patrick Bamford (£5.9m), Callum Wilson (£6.5m), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.7m) and Harry Kane (£10.9m) are the only FPL forwards to better Maupay for that figure so far this season and, as we all know, West Brom are not without their defensive issues in 2020/21.

The Baggies’ Fantasy assets remain among the ultra-differential with non-playing goalkeeper David Button (£4.0m) the most-fashionable at 4.7% ownership.

Of regular starters, Matheus Pereira (£6.0m) is the most popular, currently sat in just 2.8% of teams.

There will be eyes on Branislav Ivanovic (£4.5m) tonight though. The former Chelsea defender’s debut coincided with West Brom’s first clean sheet of the campaign at Burnley, while he finished the trip to Turf Moor as his team’s chief threat in the penalty box.

Each team has some attacking presence on their benches, which feature Danny Welbeck (£5.5m) and Callum Robinson (£5.5m) respectively.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Ryan; Burn, Webster, Veltman; March, Bissouma, White, Lamptey; Trossard, Lallana; Maupay.

West Bromwich Albion XI: Johnstone; Townsend, Ajayi, Ivanovic, Furlong; Livermore; Diangana, Krovinovic, Gallagher, M Pereira; Grant.

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1,006 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Costa Nostra
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 hours ago

    How bad a team are you when you concede a goal to that West Brom team?!!!
    Disgusted

    1. The Littlest Robbo
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 hours ago

      Ask Chelsea, they conceded 3

      1. Chucky
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        kepa*

  2. Bruce Lee
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 hours ago

    come on lamptey 2nd yellow

    we know you have 1 more foul in you

  3. El Presidente
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 hours ago

    How the hell is Brighton top of XGc??? They ALWAYS concede... always.

  4. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 hours ago

    F for number 17 #OR who played Lamptey over Jota
    Now on less than 70 points for the GW, ouch
    https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/503998/event/6

  5. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 hours ago

    Wasted a ft getting in Reguilon wow

    1. Dynamic Duos
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 7 hours ago

      That is Fudgy in the corner losing his Reguilon hahaha HA

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        Keep laughing pal

  6. ivantys
      1 month, 7 hours ago

      Brighton deserved it for their negative play style in the second half

      1. El Presidente
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        Absolutely, hope they lose

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 hours ago

      I think a Lamptey winner would actually create a FFS war!

    • TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 hours ago

      I’m currently on 18 points with Son & Kane to go.

      All of my players started and played 90 minutes.

      It’s almost impossible to score this low.

      1. Lucky Z
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        Same. But I am on 16.

      2. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        Evidently it is Not impossible.

        1. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          Hence I said ‘almost’

          Reading is hard

      3. Lazaretti
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        19pts and Kane & Son left.

        If Scatman can do it so can you.

      4. SHOOTER MCGINN
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        23 here. Jammy Saiss points the only return.

    • COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 hours ago

      Going Ryan over Martinez on WC weeks ago has gone brilliantly

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        The Pope punisshment will begin soon

      2. Jellyfish
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        Replaced McCarthy with Martinez on wc this week....that went well also

        1. COK3Y5MURF
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          McCarthy was the one I replaced with Ryan too. Also a fail

    • wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 hours ago

      Best pick to replace Trossard up to 6.0?
      a)Podence
      b)Harrison
      c)Saint M

      1. The Road to Turfdom
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        None brilliant tbh, I have Podence and am keen to offload

      2. You've got red on you.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        Same boat. So poor thinking of keeping

      3. Lacazette Player
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          Klich if you're going leeds attack no? He shares pen duties with Bamford.

          1. wulfranian
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            cheers.I prefer Harrison.

        • Klaren
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          Maybe Lookman. He’s been looking really dangerous in the last 2 games.

          1. wulfranian
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            cheers.I can't own a Fulham player.No offence.

        • wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          cheers

      4. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        I haven't watched the game but Lamptey didn't deserve anything from this

      5. Totalfootball
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        Need a lamptey goal !

        1. HollywoodXI
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          No hope. I own him.

      6. FPLMACKEM
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 7 hours ago

        This gw I as excruciatingly painful as it gets.

      7. ivantys
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          Brighton are going down

        • Hect.OR 98th
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          22(-4) with two to play is possibly the worst position I've ever been in in a full week of fixtures. I think I got more captioning Tim Cahill when he was my only player in a snow-hit week years ago.

          1. Kellz86
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            Was that Everton v Arsenal?

            1. Hect.OR 98th
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Can't remember. It was in the days where vice captains were auto selected on form or price. He was my only playing player so he became my captain.

        • g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          If you had Martinez risk another Villa defender or go Ham or Leeds?

          Need a Lamptey replacement upto 5.5?

        • Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          Incoming Burnley 1-0 smash and grab special to cap off a really miserable gameweek.

          1. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            Barnes goal

        • AzzaroMax99
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 7 hours ago

          Lamptey to Coufal. Locked!

        • ivantys
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            Maupay is a fraud, only scores penalties or goals off keeper errors.

            1. G00LI0
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Starting to think the same. He runs a lot but lacks pace and is a poor finisher. Very frustrating to own. Have him and Wilson. One is going

          • Silent Friend
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            Potter needs to go ,useless manager

            1. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Style over substance

              1. badgerboy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                Yep.

            2. mynameisq
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Has less ppm than Chris Houghton, but "style"

              1. Silent Friend
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                lmfao

          • Traction Engine Foot
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            Bissouma doing the business, moving me up 13k in rank.

          • The Mighty Hippo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            Reguilon is going to come on for a 1 point cameo, isn't he?

            1. mynameisq
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              That's a haul by this week's standards

            2. popey
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              given I have Ayling first sub to replace him - cameo locked in

          • You've got red on you.
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            The only plus is that so many people are also having a terrible gw

          • Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 7 hours ago

            Welcome to the bin, Mr Maupay.

            1. Nomar
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Perreira may soon be joining him.

          • ivantys
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Imagine getting outplayed by WBA...

              1. badgerboy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                Just tried to sit passively on a 1-0 lead. Got what they deserved.

            • Sun Jihai
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Hat-trick from Kane (c) to save everyone's GW?!

              1. Kellz86
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                Kane (c) is massive this match week given the rest of the results - let’s hope!

            • Pukki Party
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Trossard 3 points is a nice positive this gameweek

            • Rains of Castamere
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Dan Burn grabbing 2 bonus points with 17bps

              1. Granville
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                No player should get a bonus point for BPS lower than 20.

                1. Birds of Prey
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 7 hours ago

                  agree give #1 those

            • denial
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              Lampety and Perreira owner.

              Glory nights.

              1. Nomar
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                Long suffering Perreira owner here.

              2. Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                Same here mate same here, story of my last two seasons. Game is all luck, Lamptey set up their goal, Pereira hits post etc

            • HollywoodXI
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 7 hours ago

              FPL friends...Don’t pick any of the following players as I own them and they’re therefore guaranteed to flunk next week:

              Martinez
              Lamptey
              Mitchell
              Justin
              Salah
              KDB
              Bruno
              Son
              Grealish
              DCL
              Kane

              1. Jon Walter's Hatty
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                Probably 70 points next week

                1. HollywoodXI
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 7 hours ago

                  19 points this week!

              2. Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                You own my entire team

              3. Birds of Prey
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 7 hours ago

                that's a great team. I did the math cuz seemed to good. Just KDB> Sterling.