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Meslier missing for Leeds as Alioski starts at left-back again

Illan Meslier (£4.7m) is the latest Fantasy Premier League goalkeeper to go missing in Double Gameweek 19 – and we’re only a few hours into the latest round of fixtures.

The Leeds United shot-stopper is absent from their squad today with Kiko Casilla (£4.2m) handed a first Premier League start of the campaign.

That will worry owners of Leeds defenders after the Spaniard turned in a poor performance against Crawley in the FA Cup.

However, their back-four has retained some consistency from their last league outing. As predicted, Ezgjan Alioski (£4.5m) keeps his place at left-back with Liam Cooper (£4.3m) the only fit-again centre-back returning to the team.

Diego Llorente (£4.4m) returns on the bench, allowing Luke Ayling (£4.5m) to continue his stint in the middle and Stuart Dallas (£4.8m) is at right-back.

Pascal Struijk (£3.9m) has been shifted from centre-back in light of Cooper’s return but stays in the team, this time to cover the suspended Kalvin Phillips (£4.9m) in defensive midfield.

Brighton come to Elland Road relatively short-staffed. In light of their absences, Ben White (£4.4m) starts in midfield again, forcing Graham Potter into including Dan Burn (£4.2m) in the back-three alongside Adam Webster (£4.4m) and Lewis Dunk (£4.8m).

Neal Maupay (£6.1m) returns to the side, paired with Leandro Trossard (£5.7m) up-front.

Key Double Gameweek assets are installed nicely in the West Ham side to host Burnley.

Lukasz Fabianski (£5.1m) overcomes his pre-match doubts to start ahead of Darren Randolph (£4.4m) while Michail Antonio (£6.3m) leads the line following Sebastien Haller‘s (£6.1m) sale to Ajax.

Double Gameweek 19 Line-ups

Leeds United XI (4-1-4-1): Casilla; Alioski, Cooper, Ayling, Dallas; Struijk; Harrison, Klich, Rodrigo, Raphinha; Bamford.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (3-4-1-2): Sanchez; Burn, Dunk, Webster; March, Groß, White, Veltman; Mac Allister; Trossard, Maupay.

West Ham United XI (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Dawson, Coufal; Rice, Soucek; Fornals, Benrahma, Bowen; Antonio.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; Pieters, Mee, Tarkowski, Lowton; Brady, Westwood, Brownhill, Gudmundsson; Wood, Barnes.

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1,565 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Herman Toothrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    19/20 Bamford is back.

    1. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Nah. He had 34xG last year. He's not even getting chances this game.

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Leeds attackin in waves though. There's more goals in this

  2. Gobigorgohome
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Where are Bamford and Dallas goals ffs

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      The luck ran out.

  3. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 1 day ago

    Some inside info for you......

    Zaha is not playing v city, injured.

    KDB captain looking good!

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Sauce?

      1. Geriatric Unathletic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Tomato

      2. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        I’m the source ....

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 1 day ago

      How does Zaha not playing affect KDB?

      1. Corgzzzz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        KDB wont get sent off for getting the cheating diving clown kicked..........

      2. Reeker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Could mean that they can focus on attacking because Zaha can't do them on the counter

    3. TomSaints
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Cancelo (c) even better. If only I had strength in my convictions!

    4. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Surely that means Palace would just defend more?

    5. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      That just means Palace are going to park a double decker at the Etihad.

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Are you feeling confident of a Liverpool goal fest against United and Burnley?

        1. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          I'm confident enough to TC Salah. As for how many they'll score, we'll see!

      2. REDMOND IN SANDALS
          3 months, 1 day ago

          they were never going to play expansive football at Ethihad were they

      3. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        For sure?

        1. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 1 day ago

          100% out

    6. 1zverGGadeM
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Come ooonnnnn Bam Bam!
      Score PlEaSEe!

    7. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Benny off

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

      Benrahma and Lanzini look like brothers

    9. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Alioski CS banked

    10. Captain_Shirokov
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      REMEMBER

      Bielsa is manager of the year!!!

    11. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Bowen sitter

    12. JBG
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Come on Burnley stop being so... Burnley, score you awful team.

    13. The Senate
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      DO SOMETHING BAMFORD

      1. Herman Toothrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Giroud starts.

        Poor Lateriser

    14. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Benhrama off. Should have been Bowen.

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

      Owning Bowen is so frustrating

    16. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Bowen miss

    17. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      What's the ownership of West Ham defenders? Feel like everyone has at least one and some have two. Would be better if the CS gets wiped I guess if you have just one

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        nah i want points

      2. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        NO DANGER

      3. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Still a green arrow with one I reckon

      4. tambourineman
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Approx 75% EO in top 10k

      5. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Cheers all! 🙂 If it's less than 100, then hold on Coufal!

    18. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Damn this place should really have a pitch report as a weekly article. If I knew there would be a potato field in Leeds to ruin the silky play of Bamford I would have taken the hit to remove him.

      1. ppv
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Silky play of Bamford. Oxymoron surely

    19. In Bale We Trust
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Bowen one on one miss

    20. hueycho
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      West Ham s begging themselves not to score that second goal arent they...

    21. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Don’t worry if Wood doesn’t score this game he will definitely score next game against Liverpool right?

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 1 day ago

        🙁 4 points banked sadly

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Against their non existent centre backs I’d fancy his chances more yes

    22. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Raphinha useless. Cant wait to rid off

    23. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Can someone please get the ball on Chris Wood's noggin please

      1. Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 1 day ago

        He needs a foot to the noggin

    24. yanky
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      BB Fail!!! ughhh hahah

      Johnstone Rodrigo Raphinha DecordovaReid

    25. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Wtf is that Declan.

    26. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      At this rate i see Burnley scoring.

    27. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Dawson wtf?

    28. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      what happened to Leeds pitch

    29. In Bale We Trust
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Burley putting on pressure

    30. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Fraudielsa is back

    31. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 1 day ago

      Wood off. Utter disaster.

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Only casuals were punished.

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Get your Wood back on Fudgy

      3. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 1 day ago

        Haha

    32. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 1 day ago

      wood off
      rodriguez on