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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
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Tierney owner delighted

  2. 4Rsenal_1886
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Laca G, Tierney A

  3. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Lacazette on FH punt?

    1. The Road to Turfdom
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Yes

      1. Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Joking or not, on this form he could be good

    2. just a man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

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

  4. Casual Player
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Bellerin nooooo

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

  5. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Laca 2

  6. Il Capitano
    8 months, 28 days ago

    WBA hopeless

  7. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Smith Rowe looks essential

    1. tommo123
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Haha

    2. MoSalad
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Great value as well

    3. Party time
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Smith Rowe(C) in gw 18

  8. vincentwsho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Any news on the Man city covid players?

    Walker, Jesus, Ederson and who else?

  9. MoSalad
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Wow Laca 4-0, Tierney another assist!

  10. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Tierney owners in wonderland

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Wow.

  11. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Omg tierny assist!

    1. milanista10
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

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

  12. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Tierney insane haul

  13. JOELIO8701
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

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

    Tierney? Holding?

    Got Bellerin. I feel sick.

  14. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Gunners gonna win the league

  15. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    3 Arsenal players essential next week

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

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

  16. Pukkipartyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

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

  17. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 28 days ago

    West Brom absolutely hopeless

    No Holding BPS it seems

    1. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      1

  18. Ha.
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Holding robbed

  19. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    tierneyyyyyyyyy

  20. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Did Reese James to Tierney for this gw.

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Did exactly the same move

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 28 days ago

        Enjoy them points

  21. Keeptrying
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Tierney doing what I was expecting by having Cancelo

  22. TorresMagic™ - 6dcode
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 12 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

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

  23. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Auba doing absolutely nothing, wow

  24. Egg noodle
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 28 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.

  25. Hryszko
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    blimey, 15 points for Tierney so far..

    1. Rinseboy
      • 9 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      *18

  26. Milkman Bruno
    8 months, 28 days ago

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

  27. KGFC
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

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

    Damn it! 🙄

    1. djman102
      • 12 Years
      8 months, 28 days ago

      Amazingly he still has 2 pts.

  28. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

    Lacazette ticking along

  29. Herman Toothrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 28 days ago

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

  30. Random Name
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 28 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