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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. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    29 days, 2 hours ago

    Has Lamptey got his second assist yet?

    1. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      29 days, 2 hours ago

      he will get it next week against spurs when we will all bench him

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        29 days, 1 hour ago

        this has been keeping me awake at night, first time I bench Lamptey and he will megahaul

  2. You've got red on you.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    29 days, 2 hours ago

    Trossard was such a poor pick. Who to replace him with?

    1. djoker_nole
        29 days, 2 hours ago

        Brewster/Bamford

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 3 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          Trossard is a mid

      • It’s gonna Ben Mee
        • 6 Years
        29 days, 1 hour ago

        Bowen

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      29 days, 2 hours ago

      FPL Rockstar implying that Reguilon's benched? https://twitter.com/FPL_Rockstar/status/1320799624974815234

      1. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 2 hours ago

        Or a back 3

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          29 days, 2 hours ago

          Jose doesn't play that much, let's see

      2. RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 2 hours ago

        With him wingback

    3. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      29 days, 2 hours ago

      So Reguilon over lamptey was a massive fail...

    4. Destroyer of teams
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 2 hours ago

      Zaha or Grealish?

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

        Zaha. Got the form and fixtures.

    5. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      29 days, 2 hours ago

      Repost!

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

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

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        29 days, 2 hours ago

        i still wish they've moved the deadline 30 minutes pre deadline

    6. Daniel - Go Granville
      • 11 Years
      29 days, 2 hours ago

      Lamptey owners are we satisfied with 1pt haul? How this game and GW is progressing it could get ugly. 1 is much.

      1. Lazaretti
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 1 hour ago

        Of course. Hope Maupay is taken off soon as he is already having a 2point haul. Total 20pts if Lamptey keep his 1pt and Maupay 2pts.

    7. DandyDon
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 2 hours ago

      Remove (For Chilwell)
      A) Justin
      B) Walker Peters
      C) Ayling

      Buy (for sterling)
      A) Zaha
      B) Grealish

      Thinking AB!?

      Add in Watkins - Kane for a -4 and need to move later as prices rise tonight

    8. Giggs Boson
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      29 days, 2 hours ago

      I've changed my mind. Give me the 5pts Potter.

      1. Daniel - Go Granville
        • 11 Years
        29 days, 2 hours ago

        be happy with 1 mate. this could be ugly. that kind of night

      2. Joey Tribbiani
          29 days, 2 hours ago

          Same!

        • Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          29 days, 2 hours ago

          Better than a kick in the Micheal Ballacks

      3. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        29 days, 2 hours ago

        Useless Lamprey...

        1. The Reptile
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          That's what comes from not having a jaw...

      4. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 2 hours ago

        Lamptey off Pereira goal please

      5. FPLMACKEM
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        29 days, 2 hours ago

        Is maupay looking like scoring?

        1. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          Far from it

        2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
          • 6 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          Lol

        3. FPLMACKEM
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          Just put it on. This is not the Brighton of a few weeks ago.

      6. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 1 hour ago

        FFS Pereira inches away

      7. Gravless are for Kinnear
        • 7 Years
        29 days, 1 hour ago

        Hamptey Lampety sat on the wall
        Hamptey Lampety had a great fall

      8. Silent Friend
        • 9 Years
        29 days, 1 hour ago

        Best Maupay replacement ? Got Kane and DCL

        1. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          Bamfordinho

        2. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          Ings

        3. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          Bambam

        4. Africa United
          • 8 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          Ings

        5. matiakez
          • 9 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          I'm tempted to switch back to Adams...

      9. Hart-ake
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 1 hour ago

        Triple Brighton meltdown.

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

          Just keep repeating this to yourself. Wtf were you thinking.

          1. Hart-ake
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            It was very much a short-term move, but still yeah.....

      10. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        29 days, 1 hour ago

        Brighton aren't going to keep a CS are they

        1. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          They will.

      11. ClassiX
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        29 days, 1 hour ago

        TOTTENHAM TEAM NEWS
        Starting XI: Lloris, Doherty, Alderweireld, Dier, Davies, Sissoko, Hojbjerg, Ndombele, Moura, Son, Kane.
        Subs: Hart, Reguilon, Rodon, Lo Celso, Lamela, Bale, Vinicius.

        BURNLEY TEAM NEWS
        Starting XI: Pope, Lowton, Long, Tarkowski, Taylor, Gudmundsson, Brownhill, Westwood, McNeil, Barnes, Wood.
        Subs: Peacock-Farrell, Dunne, Benson, Stephens, Brady, Rodriguez, Vydra.

        1. djoker_nole
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Quality spurs bench

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

              That’s the difference with them this season. Competition for places.

          • Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Regulion benched 😮
            ty

          • Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            https://twitter.com/BurnleyOfficial/status/1320802420234973184?s=19

            Lol at the Burnley lineup pic.

          • Bobby Digital
            • 3 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Dier!

          • Ha.
            • 5 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            That Spurs bench is a nice 7 aside team

            1. how now brown cow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              29 days, 1 hour ago

              Gazzaniga aurier tanganga sanchez winks dele bergwijn not even in squad

              1. Trophé Mourinho
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                29 days, 1 hour ago

                Hart has been great tbf

                1. how now brown cow
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  29 days, 1 hour ago

                  Yeah. I just mean squad depth is huge. Rose and gedson too.

          • Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Spurs fullbacks off limits then.

          • F_Ivanovic
            • 5 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Reguilon benching makes sense. Mostly playing 2nd string for europa but wants the stronger attacking fullback in Reguilon for it whilst we have an easy run of PL games

          • Neves say Neves
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Sold Doherty for Reguilon. Might cry

            1. popey
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              29 days, 1 hour ago

              Dont mind Reguilon benching IF he stays there as have Ayling first sub.

              12 min cameo with YC locked in then

              1. Neves say Neves
                • 2 Years
                29 days, 10 mins ago

                Yeah same, got Justin to come on if he doesn’t play. Can’t see Reguilon not making a cameo tho 🙁

        2. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          ⚽ Team News 📰
          TOTTENHAM : Lloris, Doherty, Alderweireld, Dier, Davies, Sissoko, Hojbjerg, Ndombele, Moura, Son, Kane.
          Subs: Hart, Reguilon, Rodon, Lo Celso, Lamela, Bale, Vinicius.

          BURNLEY : Pope, Lowton, Long, Tarkowski, Taylor, Gudmundsson, Brownhill, Westwood, McNeil, Barnes, Wood.
          Subs: Peacock-Farrell, Dunne, Benson, Stephens, Brady, Rodriguez, Vydra.

          1. Whatever100
            • 4 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Let’s hope he stays there as chilly first sub.

          2. RAFA THE GAFFA
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Wonder what this means for Davies in the league this weekend.

        3. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          29 days, 1 hour ago

          Reguilon benched!

        4. ivantys
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Bale switched bench from Madrid to London?

          • The Mighty Hippo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            I hope Ben Davies has an absolute shocker tonight.

          • g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 1 hour ago

            Swerved Reguilon benching!

          • djoker_nole
              29 days, 1 hour ago

              Mourinho is the biggest troll ever after Zaha of course

            • ivantys
                29 days, 1 hour ago

                So Reguilon not nailed lol rofl

              • Wılly
                • 7 Years
                29 days, 1 hour ago

                Keep Bale for the next two fixtures or just get rid?

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

                  Sell and learn from your mistakes.

                  1. Wılly
                    • 7 Years
                    29 days, 1 hour ago

                    It was a wildcard punt, hardly a mistake

                2. djoker_nole
                    29 days, 1 hour ago

                    He will score whenever you get rid. Checkmate

                    1. Wılly
                      • 7 Years
                      29 days, 1 hour ago

                      I guarantee this as well

                  • Trophé Mourinho
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 1 Year
                    29 days, 1 hour ago

                    See what he does each game, 10 mins of Bale? Could be a deadly sub

                    1. Wılly
                      • 7 Years
                      29 days, 1 hour ago

                      He's exciting to own when he comes on, unfortunate last week

                  • Giggs Boson
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 9 Years
                    29 days, 1 hour ago

                    See how he looks tonight and in the Europa.

                    Might put in a couple of promising cameos and look to start against Brighton.

                    1. Wılly
                      • 7 Years
                      29 days, 1 hour ago

                      That's the thought on my end. No rush either way, see what happens at the end of 90 minutes today and by the end of the week

                3. TomSaints
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  29 days, 1 hour ago

                  One Maupay goal is so huge this week.

                  Please fantasy football gods.

                4. The Reptile
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  29 days, 1 hour ago

                  I'm not watching the match, why is Lamptey getting it in the neck by everyone?

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

                    Because some people don’t get that 4.5 defender doesn’t get 15 pts every week. Oh and the idiot non ownerS aiding them up.

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

                      *winding

                5. Joey Tribbiani
                    29 days, 1 hour ago

                    Lamptey playing right midfield after that sub

                  • diesel001
                    • 4 Years
                    29 days, 1 hour ago

                    If you can't score against a Dunk-less Brighton then you aren't going to do well in this league.

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

                      West Brom are championship level only.