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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. Ha.
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Lamptey is such a waste of space

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

      At 4.5, no!

  2. Jdpz
      1 month, 4 days ago

      McCarthy
      TAA, Taylor, Konsa
      Son, Bruno(C), JRodriguez, Podence(vc)
      Ings, Kane, DCL
      subs: Nyland, Bissouma, Justin, Tierney
      1.6 itb., 1 ft.

      Keep?

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 4 days ago

      FPL logic, how is it a Livermore own goal? It is surely an Ivaovich goal (on target?) and a Lamptey assist no?
      Im not talking officially, but what FPL classifys

      Im wrong? Ivanovich was missing the shot?
      Look at that Jimi goal last week, that was a Jimi goal with a massive defelection because it was on target

      1. Baines on Toast...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        No

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Two deflections following the cross

      3. Maddamotha
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        And what wouldve happened if a shot on goal is touched by 2 players, is it then not a goal?

      4. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        It’s just not an assist. (From an owner).

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

        I know what you’re saying, but that rule only applies an opposing players deliberate attempt on target, and not fellow teammates lol

      6. Seanigula
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        It went Lamptey, then Ivan, then Livermore, so I guess that eliminates the Lamptey assist

        1. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 4 days ago

          wheres Ivanovics assist then lol?

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Own assists yus. Minus ivanovic points!

    • Hect.OR 98th
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      As a bit of a veteran on here, I have belatedly realised that the average age of a lot of newer posters is about 12. Years ago, decent posters used to hang out on an old post when matches were on. Does that still happen so we can get away from the children?

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

        This place is toxic. The amount of micropenises is shocking

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 4 days ago

        This place needs a block option.

      3. DAZZ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Agreed 100%. Can be a toxic place sometimes.

        1. TheDragon
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          The pot meeting the kettle

      4. Seanigula
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Their your grandkids, take away their iPhones

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

          They're

          1. Seanigula
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Thanks, my doctorate isn’t in English

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

              Sorry, petty of me.

              1. Seanigula
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                I’ll get over it without therapy

      5. denial
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Any time there's a game on, it gets pretty horrible on here. Used to be fun.

      6. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        I think its only a select few that ruins it. They tend to post frequently during games too.

        We all know who they are

      7. Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        That sounds nice! I mostly avoid reading the posts during a match for this reason. Actually opened the tab by mistake and saw this post.

        Fully agree. The incessant childish trolling and nonsense is madness

      8. Bun Rab L3D2
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Demi with the team sheets, baps banana after all good!

      9. Edalock
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Perfectly understand your sentiment, it's annoying but I'm not sure it appears to everyone.

        I've been reading articles and comments here, since my first FPL season in 09/10. I didn't open an account until 3/4 seasons ago.

        Proof: My team code is 10804

      10. Athletic Dildao
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        "get out of my team *bad pick*"

        "Lol @ .... Owners"

    • waltzingmatildas
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      News isn't looking good for antonio. If out, best replacement?
      A) Watkins
      B) Bamford
      C) Adams
      D) brewster

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        B

      2. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Bamford might be the one

      3. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 4 days ago

        What did the news say about Antonio? Any updates?

        I like Adams and Watkins

        1. waltzingmatildas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          @exwhuemployee via @LetsTalk_FPL on twitter

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Well, that shelves all plans of a -4 to get him in time for Fulham.

            1. waltzingmatildas
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Got on him last week, hoping I might be on before he fired. Now looking for a replacement just as his fixtures get good!

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Unfortunate, leaves me with quite a few dilemmas across my team!

    • DAZZ
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Kane to assist Son, Son to assist Kane 26/1!

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Lovely. I’ll have a tenner on that.

      2. fusen
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Which company is that with?

      3. Steve McCroskey
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        What site? Great odds

      4. Edalock
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Was 150/1 in the previous game

      5. DAZZ
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Paddypower i got it on, £15 on £390 back

    • AnfieldLad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      The way people are talking you’d have thought Lamptey had been red carded. He’s still on for a clean sheet? I don’t understand

    • Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Annoying if Lamptey only gets 5 points here

      1. Maddamotha
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Probably get 1

      2. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        5pts is better that 1 or none.

      3. Free Hat
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        In this gw i gladly settle for 5 points

      4. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Thats a lot of points for this gw

    • King Mo
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      What do you call a footballer without a brain?

      Solly March.

      1. Ha.
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Harsh on brains that

      2. djoker_nole
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Harsh on Kepa

      3. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        How was that not a freekick on Tareek..

      4. Free Hat
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Thats a foul ref

      5. The Train Driver
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Moss seriously needs to retire. Our Sunday league ref would do a better job... and I play basketball...

      6. Catastrophe
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        How likely is a Bissouma haul at this stage?

        1. Bun Rab L3D2
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Un.

        2. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Wouldnt surprise me if he scores lol
          Its random as shots tho, you cant predict when or how, but he can score anytime. He shoots a fair bit, normally far out though

        3. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          With a lamptey assist 😉

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

          Lol , I'm looking for the same, anythings possible

        5. Catastrophe
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Bissouma hat-trick needed to save my gameweek. Will lose my H2H unless Kane scores -4

      7. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Prepare yourself for the tinkerman subbing Lamptey before 60"

      8. Birds of Prey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Lamptey didn't get get the asst on the own goal? C'mon, then it should be -1 to the WBA def!

        1. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          clear assist, he shoots. someone at the fpl towers one fellow scout doesn't own him so that must be the reason

        2. El Presidente
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Agree clear assist not given

        3. Africa United
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Not assist guys do you even watch games y'all Lamptey crossed it ivanovic tried to clear it hit defender
          Lamptey>>>> ivanovic>>>>>> Livermore

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

        I am amazed how people here are getting all anti-Lamptey! He is just a 4.5 defender. What do you expect? A clean sheet and an assist every second match?

        1. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          he should be on 11pts, assist, 3Bp and CS. We were robbed

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

            Haha! I seriously wish. That YC was unfair for sure, but that was not an assist. I will be happy with 5 points. Still better than what TAA gave us at 7.5.

        2. Keep Calm and Play On
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Exactly lol

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

          The masses expect hauls from everyone, and make rage transfers when they don’t get instant returns, which in turn makes the prices so volatile

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

            True. And that has been a huge issue, especially this year. Points chasing and impatience are the biggest factors.

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

          Id take 5 points for a 4.5def.

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

            Absolutely! Still better than what I got from a 7.5 def.

        5. Birds of Prey
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          4.7 for the record. At this pt I'd like subbed a la Saiss and I'll take the 5. CHEERS

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

            For people who did not buy him GW1. And yes, I would want that too!

      10. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Was Lamptey assist given?

        1. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          He shoots so that is clear assist for me. Opinion of an owner for the record.

        2. DAZZ
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          not given unfortunately.

      11. WE GO FOR IT
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Best Podence replacement?

        A. Zaha
        B. Grealish
        C. Havertz/Pulisic

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          A

          1. WE GO FOR IT
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Cheers! 🙂

      12. Arctic monkeys
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Son owners but not C, what do we want ?

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Points are points. Anything better than a blank.

          1. fr3d
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Wrong

          2. Arctic monkeys
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Not if it's Kane

        2. Daniel - Go Granville
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          explode!!! 1 in 5 don't have him

        3. Ha.
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Goals

        4. djoker_nole
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Haul

          • fr3d
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            A hat-trick of course. EO well under 100%

          • Debauchy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Points struggling to break 30 here

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

            This early on in the season, ignore ownership for this, you just want points on the board

          • Huddersfield
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            5 points

        5. Keep Calm and Play On
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Lamptey can’t catch a break lol rugby tackled and no foul

        6. Free Hat
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Maybe its the colours, maybe its the hair. But its like Im seeing todd cantwell every time.

          1. Fred54
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Dreamy isn't, he?

        7. Slitherene
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Who should I draft in?

          A) Werner (bur, SHU)
          B) Vardy (lee, WOL)

          1. Forever In Our Shadow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            C Kane. But A if you already have him.

            1. Slitherene
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Have him, thanks!

        8. djoker_nole
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Pulisic and Kdb will explode soon won't they? Class is permanent

            1. Forever In Our Shadow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Once fit yes without doubt.

            2. Don Kloppeone
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Puli I hope so. KDB I’d rather he didnt!

            3. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Spontaneous Combustion yes

            4. Scholes Out Forever
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              yeah going to try to get them in and go 352 soon

              1. djoker_nole
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  Planning to do the same. Robbo will have to sacrificed though

            5. Don Kloppeone
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Come on Maupay. Need a miracle to save my GW!

              1. Daniel - Go Granville
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Gone for me asap. Antonio or Bam Bam

                1. Don Kloppeone
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  Planning the same tbh but wouldn’t mind a nice farewell !

              2. Whatever100
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Maupay should have scored in first half when goal was ruled out for offside. He was even looking along the line but still didn’t move himself to onside position. Poor striker.

                1. Don Kloppeone
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  Yep think he’s gone to Bamford or Antonio with an FT but wouldn’t mind a nice goodbye gift

            6. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Lallana securing that cleanie

            7. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Bonus Points

              3 - Webster (26)
              2 - Burn (24)
              1 - Veltman (23)

              1. Fred54
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Webster, the American General who Burned Vietnam.

            8. Trophé Mourinho
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 4 days ago

              if its over 60mins, get Lamptey off. The 5 points is a haul, I'll take it

              1. Giggs Boson
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Attacking returns still very possible in this game, and West Brom aren't posing much threat. Think I'd rather he stays on...

                1. Ha.
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  You must have more than 20 points

                2. Trophé Mourinho
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  This season tho, if the CS gets wiped at 90+2 I wont even be surpirsed.

                  1. Free Hat
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 4 days ago

                    More likely he will score. But goal gettin chalked off by Var and he gets a yc for celebrating with his shirt off...

              2. Trophé Mourinho
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Get Lamptey off!

            9. Whatever100
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Have pereira in draft league. What a mistaka da maka!

              1. Free Hat
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Heilo mussolini

            10. Joey Tribbiani
                1 month, 4 days ago

                sub him off!!

                1. AzzaroMax99
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 4 days ago

                  How you doin'? 😀

              • RAFA THE GAFFA
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 4 days ago

                Davies, Doherty and Dier to all start? Rockstar hinting at it

                https://twitter.com/fpl_rockstar/status/1320799624974815234?s=21