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Aubameyang and Lacazette start together as Arsenal travel to West Brom

Mikel Arteta has named both his main strikers in the starting XI as Arsenal travel to face West Bromwich Albion.

It is just the second time since Gameweek 13 that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.4m) and Alexandre Lacazette (£8.2m) have featured from the beginning together as the Gunners look to make it three wins on the bounce.

Bukayo Saka (£5.2m) has been a catalyst in Arteta’s recent mini-revival and he keeps his place in midfield, overcoming the knock he sustained last time out.

The defensive set-up has fluctuated between a back-four and back-three of late and it is the former of those two Arteta has settled with tonight.

The one constant among those chopping and changing of systems is Rob Holding (£4.5m), who starts for the 10th time in 11 Premier League matches.

At the third time of asking, Pablo Marí (£4.4m) joins the Englishman at centre-back with David Luiz (£5.4m) named on the bench.

West Bromwich Albion assets are predictably unpopular these days, not a single outfield player sitting in more than 1%. of Fantasy squads.

2.4% own Sam Johnstone (£4.5m), who has 66 saves this season, the second-highest at the time of writing.

But, as ever, the most fashionable Baggies player is non-playing goalkeeper David Button (£4.0m), owned by 4.4% worldwide.

West Bromwich Albion XI: Johnstone; Furlong, Ajayi, Ivanovic, O’Shea; Sawyers; Diangana, Gallagher, M Phillips, M Pereira; C Robinson.

Arsenal XI: Leno; Tierney, Mari, Holding, Bellerín; Saka, Xhaka, Ceballos; Aubameyang, Lacazette, Smith Rowe.

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1,321 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The Road to Turfdom
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Tierney owner delighted

  2. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Laca G, Tierney A

  3. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 5 days ago

    Lacazette on FH punt?

    1. The Road to Turfdom
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Yes

      1. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Joking or not, on this form he could be good

    2. just a man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Shame there’s the cup games in between but yet I’m considering.

  4. COVID-CASUAL
      4 months, 5 days ago

      Bellerin nooooo

      Magic of the cup (for my opponent). His sub pretty much seals a huge R1 exit

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

      Laca 2

    • Il Capitano
        4 months, 5 days ago

        WBA hopeless

      • Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Smith Rowe looks essential

        1. tommo123
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          Haha

        2. MoSalad
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          Great value as well

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

          Smith Rowe(C) in gw 18

      • vincentwsho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Any news on the Man city covid players?

        Walker, Jesus, Ederson and who else?

      • MoSalad
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Wow Laca 4-0, Tierney another assist!

      • HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Tierney owners in wonderland

        1. Forever In Our Shadow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          Wow.

      • Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Omg tierny assist!

        1. milanista10
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          That’s the haul we hoped for before the game started!

      • Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Tierney insane haul

      • JOELIO8701
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        I was choosing which Arsenal def to het in this week.

        Tierney? Holding?

        Got Bellerin. I feel sick.

      • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Gunners gonna win the league

      • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        3 Arsenal players essential next week

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          Arsenal 0 - 1 Crystal Palace (Mitchell '90+6)

      • Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        So Pool and City could not score more against this team? Absolute joke.

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 months, 5 days ago

        West Brom absolutely hopeless

        No Holding BPS it seems

        1. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          1

      • Ha.
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Holding robbed

      • Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        tierneyyyyyyyyy

      • Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Did Reese James to Tierney for this gw.

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 5 days ago

          Did exactly the same move

          1. Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 5 days ago

            Enjoy them points

      • Keeptrying
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Tierney doing what I was expecting by having Cancelo

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

        3 - Tierney (58)
        2 - Lacazette (52)
        1 - Holding (38)

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Auba doing absolutely nothing, wow

      • Egg noodle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        Saliba is willing to accept a wage cut just to get out of Arsenal. Hasn't even made his debut.

        Just 4 months ago he was on top of everyone's FPL Monitor list. Shame.

      • Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 5 days ago

        blimey, 15 points for Tierney so far..

        1. Rinseboy
          • 9 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          *18

      • Milkman Bruno
          4 months, 5 days ago

          Now I’m getting tempted to FH again...

        • KGFC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          Its already 4-0. Have only put Johnstone in goal twice and both times he conceded five.

          Damn it! 🙄

          1. djman102
            • 11 Years
            4 months, 5 days ago

            Amazingly he still has 2 pts.

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

          Lacazette ticking along

        • Herman Toothrot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          Queue the random team name from Narnia with a 96 syllable name that has Tierney TC

        • Random Name
          • 5 Years
          4 months, 5 days ago

          I was so close to captaining my boy but ended going Son. Shame on me but i'll take the 13 pts.

          25 mins left for that long overdue Arsenal hat trick