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Calvert-Lewin and Bamford the Fantasy focus as Everton host Leeds

Everton’s Gameweek 10 meeting with Leeds is a tale of two forwards as far as Fantasy Premier League managers are concerned.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.9m) and Patrick Bamford (£6.1m) are owned by 60.9% and 35% of teams respectively and, unsurprisingly, bot start for their respective sides at Goodison Park.

While Leeds have gone with an unchanged XI from their 0-0 draw with Arsenal, Carlo Ancelotti has been forced into some alterations for Everton.

He sticks with the 3-4-2-1 shape used in the 3-2 win at Fulham but replaces the injured Lucas Digne (£6.2m) with Tom Davies (£5.3m) at left wing-back.

Alex Iwobi (£5.9m) holds onto his right wing-back role while Mason Holgate (£4.8m) comes into captain the side from centre-back, in for Yerry Mina (£5.5m).

Leeds’ unchanged set-up means FPL defender Stuart Dallas (£4.5m) is likely to play in central midfield once again, with Ezgjan Alioski (£4.4m) around to cover him at left-back.

Fresh from hitting the woodwork against Arsenal, it’s a second consecutive start at right-midfield for Raphinha (£5.4m) at the expense of Hélder Costa (£5.5m).

Everton XI (3-4-2-1): Pickford; Keane, Holgate, Godfrey; T Davies, Allan, Doucouré, Iwobi; Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin, Rodríguez.

Leeds United XI (4-1-4-1): Meslier; Alioski, Cooper, Koch, Ayling; K Phillips; Harrison, Dallas, Klich, Raphinha; Bamford.

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1,496 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Plan to get Sterling now, he could haul big time vs Fulham. Have KDB so it would be city double up. Will wait for midweek games ofc but what do you think of doing James and Bruno to Sterling and Jota ?

    1. as33
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Im thinking to sell Sterling>KDB 😀

    2. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Only if you captain Sterling it's worth that move.

  2. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Sterling (C) next GW will finally repay me. 6 points instead of his usual 2!

    1. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I wouldn't be surprised if he is benched again if he plays against Porto.

      1. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Yeah could kneejerk to KDB

      2. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I'm also looking at bringing in sterling (c) for this game

        But its such a massive risk and given my poor season not sure I have the minerals

        Might just play it safe with kdb

        Not convinced sterling just waltzes back into the league team...

      3. as33
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Thats what im thinking to, he will be rested again

  3. Klaren
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    I managed to get 0 from 2 but at least it won't be difficult to decide what to do with my 2 FTs for next week.

  4. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Salah,KDB and Dias have all contributed so far and expecting Hamez and DCL to continue the trend and make it a perfect FPL day for me 😀

  5. HashAttack
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    DCL and Bamford ,... lots of goals please

  6. Weeb Kakashi
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Cant believe i am asking this.
    Is Welbeck an option now that Maupay is out? The fixtures in next 4 are great
    Or is Wilson still the better option?

    1. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Keep it simple and go for Wilson

    2. Pep bites Kun
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Wilson imo

  7. MarcusAurelius
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Who’s on pens for Everton?

    1. Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Richarlison

    2. Chandler Bing
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Charlieson

    3. DGW Sane TC Fail....
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      rich

    4. IRBOX ⚽
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Rich

    5. Weeb Kakashi
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Richarlison i guess.

  8. Stormbringer22
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 25 days ago

    A bit disappointed to only get 10 (20) pts from KDB captain in a game that finished 5-0.

    All those that have Raz - keep him. He will be doing against Fulham what Mahrez did today

    1. dogtanion
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      What if he plays 90 in the champions league and Mahrez and Torres are rested ?

    2. Klaren
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Personally I think I'd rather pass on that suggestion, had enough of him in my team since GW2.

      20 points from a captain is never bad eventhough I understand the sentiment with him hitting the post.

  9. dicky2014
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Kelly looks great tonight 🙂

  10. dogtanion
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Worst thing about owning Sterling is not the only the missing out on points today but the uncertainty of future minutes too. If he plays 90 mins midweek in the champions league it will be so annoying

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 25 days ago

      If he plays 90 midweek he gone

      1. dogtanion
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I don't see how he doesn't now.. no reason for Pep to change that team from today for Fulham.. ughhh

    2. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      He surely will play close to 90 midweek. Should be easier for Pep to rotate during this period with those nice PL fixtures.

  11. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Do you think Ferran Torres is one to watch? May even be preferred over Sterling and Mahrez slightly? There’s the Spanish connection too.

    Or am I trying to wish something to be true?

    1. wulfranian
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I think he is a good pick but the rotation is a problem.

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      I like Torres. I said it all week. I bought him in one of my FanTeam drafts too as a Zaha replacement.

  12. DGW Sane TC Fail....
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    How can you be disappointed with a 20 point captain .. i will take that every game week.

    1. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Agree. Too many greedy.

  13. HD7
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 25 days ago

    Hi, mates.
    So erm... fans of Spurs assets still neglecting City assets after this GW?

    1. djoker_nole
        1 month, 25 days ago

        by City Assets you mean KDB right?

    2. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Why cant both Sterling and Mahrez play, with KDB between them and Kun in front of them. That would be so much better than Foden, Torres and other youngsters..

      1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Hard to argue that after they won 5-0

    3. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 25 days ago

      Where can one watch the Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr bout live?

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Vegas

      2. Joey Tribbiani
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Is it true that they arent allowed to knock out eachother?

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            I hope not.

        • TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          OutToPasture.com

          1. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Haha.

      3. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Still confident Vardy will outscore KDB.

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I am sure he will.

        2. DGW Sane TC Fail....
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          i went KDB(C) over Vardy. like you i think he will score big

      4. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Score check

        32 from 2

        1. Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Who am I kidding, I dont care about seeing your pitiful scores.

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            😆 who were ur 2 players

            1. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Wilson and KDB (c)

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Nice

          2. IRBOX ⚽
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            We care little for your shite also

            1. BenDavies
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              This

            2. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Cheers for the comment. I feel loved

        2. Chucky
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          great 8 point hit...

          1. Chucky
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            incoming players hauled for yah. WD

            1. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Cheers Chucky

        3. wulfranian
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          11(-4) from 2.

        4. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Top stuff.

      5. Flynny
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Pending midweek, would you do cancelo to dias?

        Even if if made you 0.1m short of getting salah for gw12? Would need to take a hit (again)

        Already got reece James who seems obvious alternative

        Thanks

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          No point worrying now.

          1. Flynny
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Indeed. Always the voice of reason .

      6. jason_ni
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Took saiss out for a -4.. cancelo in, looked good, had played 5 on the bounce and good fixture..

        Bad move!

        2 weeks in a row I'm fielding 2 defenders..

        1. Flynny
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I'm also on 2 defenders mate.

          Chilwell and James v spurs.

          Could go either way but braced for 4 pts combined

          1. jason_ni
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Not alone then!
            I have zouma.. but son kane, so not sure what I want in that one!

      7. Ze_Austin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        That Haaland miss was something

      8. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        If Sterling + Cancelo play the full 90 midweek, I might just give them the revolving door treatment.

        Sterling + Cancelo > Salah + Justin -4.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Surely Sterling won’t be benched 3 prem games in a row?

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            In fact, has it ever happened to him before at City?

          2. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            If he's poor, he deserves to sit on the bench though. That was a great performance by City.

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Granted, but Pep breeds confidence in his squad, so he needs a chance to redeem himself at some point.

          3. dogtanion
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            That was their best performance of the season without him.

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              He didn’t start last week either, it was the opposition that was so poor imo

          4. Klaren
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            I don't think Pep necessarily looks at it as benched in 3 games in a row as long he plays minutes in either competition.

        2. dogtanion
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I'm going to keep Sterling for Fulham then he will probably be off regardles.

          1. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Yeah we'll see. I planned to roll FT this week. I really hope both Cancelo and Sterling win their places back for next week.

          2. Flynny
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Competition for those 2 wide places at city super intense now.

            Torres and mahrez both excellent today. Plus foden. I'm not sure sterling is a shoe in at the moment .

        3. Weeb Kakashi
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Cancelo id get rid. He was never the first choice.
          People were blinded by the fact that he created the most chances. Although City look a much better team with Mendy in.

          1. Dr. Ante Pavlovic
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            His natural position is RB

        4. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I think I'm getting KDB anyways. Just a better asset in every single area. He's not even Kevin Deep Bruyne now.

        5. HashAttack
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Brought Sterling in as a 2 week punt, before getting Salah back ... have to see it through for the second week and hope he gets some minutes - my two subs next week are Coufal (MUN) and Kilman (liv)

      9. Jolly Good
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        Can’t make up my mind ... getting Cancelo now or Jota

        Think for next GW Cancelo is better value than Jota... has a 15pt in him

        But by then Jota might be out of reach....

        1. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Jota

        2. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Cancelo won't play lol

      10. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 25 days ago

        I can feel a certain Italian getting massively exposed today.

        1. Zim0
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Now now i don't think Carlo exposes himself to others. He seems more dignified than that

        2. djoker_nole
            1 month, 25 days ago

            This

        3. Garam MOSALAH
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Early thought 2 FTs will surely wait until Friday

          A) Mane > Salah (have exact funds)
          B) Something else

          1. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            without knowing your team how can anyone answer ?

            1. Garam MOSALAH
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              My main que is do you et Salah over Mane ?

          2. Africa United
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            A set and forget

          3. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            B

        4. Chandler Bing
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Do Son -> KdB/Raz (have exact funds) and play Lewis (avl) and Coufal (MUN) next GW or upgrade Mitchell to a premium (Dias/Walker/Castagne/Bellerin) and bench Lewis/Coufal?

        5. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 25 days ago

          I have so much anxiety and stress right now from doing Reguilon to Cancelo this week. It's priced me out of Dias. My head's gone I dunno wtf to do.

          1. Ginkapo FPL
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Step back qnd realise its just a game. Think about the positives in your life and how you can strengthen them.

            1. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I keep trying but I keep getting gripped back into fpl. I'm seriously addicted and it effects my mood every week.

              1. Zim0
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Play God of War. Kill some things. You'll feel better

                1. Zim0
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Maybe watch asmr. It could help

            2. Chandler Bing
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              This. Take a break, watch an Adam Sandler movie and focus on the more important things in life.

              1. TimoTime
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 25 days ago

                I wouldn't watch Uncut Gems though, probably stress you out a lot more

                1. Fudgy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Yes I've seen that and agree lol

            3. Zim0
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              This. and get reece james. Hes a bap monster

          2. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Log out and watch a movie.

            1. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I'm going to be glued into fpl all weekend. That's the reality.

              1. Flynny
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                I'm with you mate. Hard when things go bad and you see others doing well.

                If it gives you anxiety and stress you have to find a way to step back.

                1. Fudgy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  I know. It seems like I'm joking but I'm really not.

              2. Gandalf
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                It could have worked having Cancelo in this week and was a risk vs reward decision which backfired this week. Try and relax until all the games have been played then decide what is the best next transfer or hold

          3. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Honestly, take a break. If you want a fantasy football fix still, maybe play something less involving like a different league or champs league.

            1. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I do I play the UCL one too

              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Just play that for now then, it shouldn’t affect your mood for a whole weekend, just an hour or so of slight disappointment.

                When I’m having a bad week I stay off the live rank sites, bps monitoring etc and just try to watch the football itself where I can.

                1. Fudgy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  After this weekend I might take a break. Can't feel like this over a pointless game it's ridiculous

                  1. KAPTAIN KANE
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 25 days ago

                    Exactly, it’s similar to gambling in many ways, the benefit being this is free with no money at stake generally.

          4. Africa United
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            But you just had cancelo didn't play and you have bench so what's the problem ? It's not like your player sent off or missed a penalty lol

            1. Africa United
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Plus you are attending a party tomorrow;)

              1. Fudgy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 25 days ago

                Vardy party is Monday 🙂

                1. Africa United
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Yea ok cool even better 🙂

        6. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Jesus didn’t set the world alight today, every chance Sterling starts up top next week.
          Something for Sterling ragers (like myself) to consider.

          1. Tony Martial
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            F!ck it.. my last week I’ll EVER own him again.. he’s my captain and then it’s Mo in GW 12 straight in

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Seems a case of don’t buy, don’t sell, don’t captain with him for next week.

          2. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Zero chance. Even Torres is more likely to play upfront.

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              You reckon? Has Sterling really been that bad? I didn’t see but heard he looked quite sharp midweek

              1. dogtanion
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 25 days ago

                He did . It was actually off the back of that performance that I chose him over KDB. He also was taken off after 75 mins so seemed like a decent shout to start today. Gotta love this game !

                1. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  Ain’t it! I can’t complain, I was 0.1 off KdB after the second Jota rise so I had no choice!

              2. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 25 days ago

                He's not a striker. Should start on the wing vs Fulham but we can't be sure.

                1. KAPTAIN KANE
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 25 days ago

                  True, I think with both wingers looking in fine form Pep may want to give Sterling a start up top, get him some goals and boost his confidence.
                  Although of course trying to second guess Pep is asking for trouble!

          3. Weeb Kakashi
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Sterling is no way starting upfront again. Unless both strikers and Torres is out

            1. Flynny
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              I was thinking while watching this game how incredible city would be if they had a world class no 9.

          4. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            That's a strange take. He played alright. Gives a lot to the team.

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Maybe I’m clutching at straws! Trying to avoid any rage transfers and help others from not doing the same

        7. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 25 days ago

          LR getting the Jota VC haul after Sterling cap doesn't come on lmao

          1. Zim0
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Whos his first sub

        8. Weeb Kakashi
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Would you do Rashford>Sterling (-4)? . Have KDB too.
          Or is it better to not do it as it gives me an opportunity to get Mane/Aubameyang the coming week.

          1. Tony Martial
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            Did you just say Aubamaeyang

            I mean.. for litreally one week and one week only I’d be tempted

            1. Weeb Kakashi
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              Heard me right.
              - Playing through the middle now
              - fixtures improving
              - On pens and no way rotated during the busy schedule

            2. Weeb Kakashi
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 25 days ago

              One of the best finishers in the league.
              If Arsenal do improve a bit and look attacking then i am in.

        9. Tony Martial
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 25 days ago

          Chances of Oli Burke playing/starting?

          And how many points did KDB get I don’t want to look at my squad right now

          1. Africa United
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 25 days ago

            9 + 1 bonus 10 points