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Lamptey shrugs off injury to start as Maupay and Ryan return for Brighton

Graham Potter continues to perplex Fantasy Premier League managers with yet another interesting Brighton line-up.

The good news for 11.6% of the Fantasy community is that Tariq Lamptey (£4.7m) has shrugged off the muscle injury that he sustained in the defeat to Spurs.

And anyone who kept the faith in Neal Maupay (£6.5m) or Mat Ryan (£4.5m) was rewarded as the pair slot back into their usual positions up-front and in goal.

However, it was Leandro Trossard‘s (£6.0m) to go on a mysterious disappearing exercise for Gameweek 8, the Belgian left out of the matchday squad entirely.

Also absent is Robert Sánchez (£4.5m), despite being picked ahead of Luke Steele (£4.0m) in Gameweek 7.

There is a full Brighton debut for Danny Welbeck (£5.5m) up-front while Pascal Groß (£5.8m) earns a second consecutive start in midfield.

The big news for Burnley is that Ben Mee (£4.9m) is finally back in the team, making his first appearance of the season since recovering from a long-term problem.

He displaces Kevin Long (£4.5m) to sit alongside James Tarkowski (£5.4m) at the heart of Burnley’s back-four.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (4-1-2-1-2): Ryan; Burn, Webster, Veltman, Lamptey; White; Bissouma, Lallana; Groß; Maupay, Welbeck.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; C Taylor, Mee, Tarkowski, Lowton; McNeil, Brownhill, Westwood, Brady; Wood, A Barnes.

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708 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Cto
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 21 days ago

    Score predictions for tonight’s two?

    1-1
    1-1

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      1-1
      3-2

    2. villa_til_i_die
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      2-1
      2-1

    3. Coys96
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      1-2
      1-1

    4. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      3-1
      1-1

    5. skodaole2
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      0-2
      2-0

    6. lugs
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      2-1
      1-2

    7. jdp219
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Don't care so long as KWP and McCarthy both score goals. 😉

    8. Diddly Squat
        3 months, 21 days ago

        3-1
        2-2

      • FantasyHero
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 21 days ago

        1-0
        2-2

      • Whiskerz
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 21 days ago

        1-0
        1-2

      • Chucky
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 21 days ago

        0-1
        1-0

      • 1zverGGadeM
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 21 days ago

        2-1
        2-1

    9. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 21 days ago

      Lamptey is so funny, perma-flagged but always plays

      1. ivantys
          3 months, 21 days ago

          Yeah perma flagged, doesn't haul until last GW, yet kept going up in price. Funny guy indeed.

        • Andriy Shevchenko is Back
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 21 days ago

          Another

          1. Andriy Shevchenko is Back
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 21 days ago

            ... 59 min sub would be painful though. He’s so fast his hammy must be on the brink every week

            1. Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              The "less than" sign doesn't work on FFS comments

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                It does but only if you have a space between it and the next character 1 < 2 > 1

                1. Andriy Shevchenko is Back
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  Thank you both 🙂 I was wondering what happened

                2. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  Didn't know this. Thanks

        • Frucke
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 21 days ago

          Hahahaha

      2. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 21 days ago

        Hope Ryan is fighting for his spot and showing off

      3. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 21 days ago

        Oh. Burnley's first-choice backline is back

      4. ivantys
          3 months, 21 days ago

          Ryan and Maupay punishing sellers?

          1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 21 days ago

            Trossard trolling buyers

          2. built_this_city
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 21 days ago

            Someone is definitely taking the piss outta me

            Last week did Podence -> Pulisic
            This week Ryan -> Mendy.

            LAST WEEK I HAD NO KEEPER

          3. Party time
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 21 days ago

            Yeah I sold Maupay for Wilson

            1. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              prefer that anyway

        • Holmes
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 21 days ago

          Time for some Burnley CSs

          1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 21 days ago

            Owners deserve this

        • Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 21 days ago

          Imagine after 7 weeks the team of the season being:

          Martinez
          Zouma Saiss Mings
          Salah Son Grealish Zaha
          Kane Vardy Wilson

          You could actually afford that team too. It's the 3 Villa players that are pretty crazy. They've all played a game less!

          1. built_this_city
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 21 days ago

            Yep so basically you could have took an 8 point hit (for 3 villa) between gameweeks 1 and 2 and be top.
            Mental.

          2. ivantys
              3 months, 21 days ago

              I got the 3 forwards right in my GW1 team, have son and zaha too lol. Maybe don't even need to make any transfers at all.

            • Chhana
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Only Salah from my GW1 team

          3. Trophé Mourinho
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 21 days ago

            wtf wheres trossard? Potter is totally clueless, last week Maupay MIA and Ryan mysetrious benching, Then this week Trossard doesnt even make the bench.
            All Brighton assets bar lamptey out of my team for eternity

            Potter thinks that making non-stop changes makes him a good manager like Pep or something, he has no clue, will be fired soon.

          4. ivantys
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Trossard finally dropped for always wasting chances aiming crossbars and posts.

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Trossard essential in fantasy cross bar challenge

            • jdp219
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              GTG? Bench order OK?

              McCarthy
              Zouma, Cancelo, KWP
              Salah, Sterling, Son(c), Soucek, Podence
              Kane, Jimenez
              (Nyland; Justin, Saiss, Davis)

              1. Sous Chef
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                It is what it is now....

                1. jdp219
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  Oh? Fair enough. (I'm in the US--timing can be a pain)

                2. jdp219
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  Thanks, all the same.

              2. Sous Chef
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                No worries - this early deadline will have caught a few out. Good luck with the election. Must be announced soon 🙂

            • wulfranian
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              I thought i have learned to control my emotions when things going wrong in fpl but Trossard's absence is so ^$%#^&$&&.

              1. Trophé Mourinho
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 21 days ago

                screw Brighton frankly

            • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Goal CS and max BAPs for Lamptey will do just fine 😉

              1. built_this_city
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                gona have a ridiculously massive meltdown if brighton keep a clean sheet
                Worse than trump

            • The Mandalorian
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Kane EO 155%
              Son EO 106%

              1. built_this_city
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                What do you mean by this please

                1. Brosstan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  If you don't own Kane and he hauls you can delete your team

                2. Old Man
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  Effective ownership. Imagine Kane is owned by 100% but only 55% captain him, or 53% own Son and all captain him.

              2. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                top 10k or overall?

                should care more about overall, unless you're actually anywhere near top 10k rn - most that are are only there solely because they've had kane and son longest

                1. Brosstan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  Overall is too far but I agree something like top 200k or 500k makes more sense than 10k

                2. FC Hakkebøf
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  And DCL, Bamford etc

              3. The Mandalorian
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Top 10k

              4. The Mandalorian
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Im ranked under a million and get a red arrow from a player with an EO over 100% gets points whom I haven't captained.

              5. Ragabolly
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                EOs in particular rank tiers around you will appear on LiveFPL in 1/2 hours

            • DA Minnion
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Come on Lamptey . Don't troll me now.

              1. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                have an upvote

            • Scots Gooner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Missed the deadline, planned transfer was TAA to Cresswell.

              Not the end of the world, right?

              1. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                shouldn't be

              2. FC Hakkebøf
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Not at all

              3. TheDragon
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Reckon you’ve got lucky missing it

              4. Sous Chef
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                TAA is long overdue

              5. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                TAA haul confirmed

            • Dr. Ante Pavlovic
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Mendy
              Chilwell, Reguilon, Coufal
              Salah, Son, Ziyech, JRod, Grealish
              DCL, Kane(c)

              Button, Justin, Brewster, Branthwaite
              1.0 itb

              What do you think? Points prediction ?

              1. FC Hakkebøf
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Looks good this week. Wc team? Or hits?

                1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  Only a punty hit Semedo to Coufal.

                  1. FC Hakkebøf
                    • 4 Years
                    3 months, 21 days ago

                    Why on earth would you do that though. Needed to free up funds for KDB?

                    1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
                      • 3 Years
                      3 months, 21 days ago

                      No, just a feeling considering next three gws

            • lugs
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              just sold Trossard for Wellbeck(c) on my 2nd Sky team, 0% ownership this should be fun 🙂

            • NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              So if Mour park the bus against City, at the Bridge, and then against Arsenal..would you still keep Kane?

              1. FC Hakkebøf
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                If you keep him for those two you might as well. Looking to get rid before the City gamd

                1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  The sensible move indeed

              2. BenDavies
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Nope

            • BrutalLogiC
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              I want to get rid of Taylor and replace with a 4.0, any suggestions?

              1. BenDavies
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                there are zero playing 4.0's anymore. either accept they'll be benched or fork out the extra 0.2 for kilman

                1. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  *0.3

                  1. BenDavies
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 21 days ago

                    true!

              2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                No but keep an eye out for Phillips

            • DAZZ
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Those with WC, are you waiting? My team shape looks great next gameweek. I might wait.

              1. jdp219
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Was just going to ask the same thing, in fact. I'm not quite as well set up for gw9. I have too many Wolves and some deadweight to address. But still not sure whether to activate WC yet.

              2. FPL FAN
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 21 days ago

                McCarthy Button
                TAA Robbo Chilwell Justin Mitchell
                Salah Son Ward Prowse ASM Romeu
                Kane Jimenez Mitrovic

                I'm thinking to pull the trigger tonight to avoid price drops

            • FPLMACKEM
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Who else has kept faith in Maupay? Need a big performance from him.

              1. Little Red Lacazette
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                I have.

            • pakornk
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Can TAA survive a price drop this international break?

              1. jdp219
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Probably depends on performance against City.

                1. jdp219
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  fwiw - I dropped him this week. But if he blanks again, I'd think he drops in price.

              2. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Yes after his haul this weekend hehe

              3. Little Red Lacazette
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                He will after his 20 pointer against City.

              4. Big Hands Barry
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Doesn't matter if you never sell

            • Party time
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Start one for gw 9
              1) Wilson (Che)
              2) Barkley(Bha)
              3) Semedo(Saints)

              Thanks

              1. Miguel Sanchez
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                3

                1. Party time
                  • 2 Years
                  3 months, 21 days ago

                  Thanks buddy... 😆 that is the least person I want to start tho. Leaning towards Wilson against our team 🙂

            • circusmonkey
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              I have got 2 free transfers now.
              If the sacking window comes into effect, new manager bounce, fixture turn against Tottenham, so

              Son to Bruno or Prospective Prime Minister
              and
              Kane to Martial

              1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                You've been at the circus too long

            • tiger
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Lamptey...skies it over the bar!

            • Chucky
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Easy CS for Burnley here... guaranteed CS for fellow Taylor owners... some baps would be nice..

            • Inazuma X1
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Potter is ridiculous with his changes lol did the same last year and barely avoided relegation, terrible manager

              1. Kindness
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 21 days ago

                You have no idea what you're talking about

            • Party time
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 21 days ago

              Lamptey big chance under 1 mins. I must get this lad. Wtf!!!

            • Joey Tribbiani
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Lamptey Essential.

              • DannyDrinkVodka
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 21 days ago

                Lamptey, you're breaking my heart!