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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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  1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
    • 8 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    A. Barkley & Kane to KDB & Vardy
    B. PVA & Barkley to KDB & 5.0
    C. Lamptey & Barkley to KDB & Lewis

    Which one?

    1. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      A

    2. Daniel - When to BB?
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Keep Lamptey

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        So A or B?

    3. noone
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Why would you sell Lamptey?

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        To fund Barkley to KDB, obviously

        1. noone
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          A then

          1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Cheers all

    4. Daniel - When to BB?
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      How much is Lewis and does he plays regular?

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        4.3 .. should be for Toon

    5. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      A

  2. Daniel - When to BB?
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    My team looks like a mess next week.

    2ft and 1.5m itb

    What do you suggest?

    Martinez
    Robbo Chilwell Justin Lamptey
    Salah (c) Son Zaha Grealish
    Kane DCL (vc)

    Pretty much everyone has a bad fixture.

    All my bench is currently injured too
    *Antonio *Mitchel *Stephens

    Thanks for the advice in advance

    1. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Kane -> Martial and keep other ft

      1. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Interesting, didn't consider Martial, looks like too early for him imo and if I sell Kane that will be too much cash itb for nothing

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Leave it as a mess for 1.5 weeks.

      1. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Yeah TM but what after 1.5 weeks. It is really fun to tinker, you know yourself

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          See how everyone returns from the break. Wouldn't stress it.

    3. MessiGOAT
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Too early loads can change

    4. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Antonio might be fit. Chill.. Mitchell out most probably

      1. Spoox777
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Mitchell definitely out. Even if fit won't start ahead of PvA now.

        1. Daniel - When to BB?
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Isn't that transfer of a low value? Mitchel can stay on the bench no? Not interested in selling Mitchel unless on a WC

      2. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        I hope Antonio will be fit, but looks like the chances are low. He should be back next month most probably

    5. gonzalocampos
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      when it looks bad turn good

    6. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      It's not that bad at all. Just forget FPL for the International Break and come back after. It's a perfect week to do nothing and evaluate after for injuries. If everyone is fit, roll FT to prepare for City. That's my plan anyway.

      I need a break from FPL anyhow.

      1. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Yeah I want to prepare for City but too much deadwood in my team. Currently I might struggle to field 11 every week, not decided on the structure.

        Want to make early transfers and have peace of mind if possible.

  3. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    To those watching, how is Maupay looking? Any shots on goal?

    1. MessiGOAT
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Ghost

  4. ivantys
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Welbeck showing his united form.

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        He had a form?

    • Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Pope save from Welbeck, big chance

      1. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        He does that

    • Sancidino
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      2nd week in a row i forgot to change my team... Salah captain vs city better turn into god

      1. DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Salah captain against anyone is default. Could score 2

      2. MessiGOAT
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Big differential this week

    • FPLMACKEM
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      5 months, 5 days ago

      This Maupay goals just not happening is it?!

      1. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Sold for a hit in Fanteam

    • Daniel - When to BB?
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Lamptey reminds me of Bosingwa fantasy wise

      1. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        He reminds me of Aguero

        1. Daniel - When to BB?
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Aguero? Come oon, I presume you are joking 🙂

          1. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Maradona then

    • Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      FPL Towers please keep the flag on Lamptey!!!

    • Captain Vantastic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      One day Lamptey will score from his own pass.

    • Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Bissoma on fk wow

      1. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        He looks like the best 5th mid atm, close call with Brewster and Soucek for the 8th attacker

    • Trophé Mourinho
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Podence is a bit like Lamptey tbh, fun to watch. Dangerous player, feels like he could get points anytime. But like Lamptey doesnt seem to get the points. Maybe they need some more time/experience, surprised how quickly people started ditching podence

      1. ivantys
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Neto looks a better player than Podence

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Agreed

        • Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Podence looks pretty good but if I owned him I'd be annoyed he never seems to get 90 minutes even when playing well.

        • Deulofail
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Only the 8th gameweek of Lamptey's FPL career, proper, and has 3 assists and a goal already...

          1. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            6th highest scoring defender who started under 5.0. There haven't been many clean sheets anywhere this season. He's integral to Brighton attack already. He's going to get plenty more returns assuming he's fit.

        • KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Lamptey has been a bit unfortunate and had to come off early in a couple of games, I know one of them was the clean sheet win at Newcastle where he’d have no doubt got a clean sheet plus bonus

          1. Daniel - When to BB?
            • 11 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Lamptey is better than Podence at least fantasy wise. Way better

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 5 days ago

              Yes

      2. Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Lamptey deserves to haul tonight

      3. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        It looks like a deliberate tactic from Potter to leave Lamptey forward when defending set pieces. It makes a lot of sense when you think about it.

        1. noone
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          It is!

        2. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          So he's no defender!

      4. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Bissouma on direct free kicks

      5. Noah’s Ark
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Just home from work. Fu***ng Trossard are you joking me? Ball ache.

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Toss him out of your team.

          1. Noah’s Ark
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Oh I will be... very annoying I might only field 10 this week.

      6. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 5 days ago

        Maupay- the worst pick ever

        1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Boselli?

          1. Gobigorgohome
            • 9 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            wow i remember him now.. he never score at all

        2. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Playing deeper because of dat guy Welbz

        3. Party time
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Chamakh

        4. Must.Go.Faster.
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Zaza

        5. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Brighton all over Burnley here. Should be ahead but no one can finish.

          1. Nanoelektronicar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            I think Connolly should get the chance.

            1. Hulk Smash
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              5 months, 5 days ago

              He's a bit Shane Long-y - quick in behind but not seen him score many.

        6. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Lamptey limping

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Limptey

        7. Pep Roulette
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Lamptey limping

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            He's fine

        8. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Bissouma is an excellent 4.5 for bench cover, he shoots a fair bit, on direct free kicks. Great fpl sub imo

          1. Hulk Smash
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Agree. He's a decent player.

            1. Trophé Mourinho
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              5 months, 5 days ago

              yea getting him soon and shipping Klich out

        9. WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Did Pulisic, Saiss and Foden to Ziyech, Coufal and Grealish for -8 at the last moment.

          Pulisic was surely not going to play this week. So him to Grealish and Ziyech was my planned transfer. The more I thought about it, the more I wanted both of them. Only way was to downgrade Saiss. West Ham seem to have good fixtures for the next 3 weeks. Hopefully, the hit pays off.

          Not getting a Chelsea defender is a worry. But I can easily downgrade Trent to Chilwell/Zouma if Liverpool keep struggling defensively and he doesn't get attacking returns. Would free up cash for KdB as well.

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Good swaps, already got Grealish & Coufal.
            Will assess Ziyech this week

        10. Garlana
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Can lamptey just make it through one game please

        11. Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Limptey

          1. Noah’s Ark
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            🙂

        12. BenDavies
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Lamptey off at half time or before 60 please.

          1. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Ban

            1. BenDavies
              • 8 Years
              5 months, 5 days ago

              hehe

        13. Pep Roulette
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Welbeck does a Welbeck

        14. Gobigorgohome
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          What kind of striker is Welbeck 😆

          1. Daniel - When to BB?
            • 11 Years
            5 months, 5 days ago

            Flatter to deceive one

        15. Daniel - When to BB?
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Go Check Bissouma stats

        16. chocolove
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Welbeck, such a waste of space

        17. KUN+10
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 5 days ago

          Anybody know why Cresswell is flagged? Have Saiss and Mitchel so at risk of only having 10 players this week. Thanks!