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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. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Wood rested

  2. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Chris Wood sighting.

  3. In Bale We Trust
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    JRod on for Wood

  4. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Picking Wood has unironically ended my season

  5. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    SOUCEK YELLOW CARD

    1. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      Chill out Norman

    2. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      Settle

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    What bet did people lose to get to the stage that they own Chris Wood?

  7. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Soucek YC

  8. badgerboy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Wood flops.

  9. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Soucek lucky not to get red

  10. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Hope to see some areola today

  11. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Soucek YC

  12. Brosstan
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Wood should retire. What an absolute lump.

  13. Wild Rover
    • 11 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Harsh booking

  14. Pépé Pig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Soucek playing soo deep 🙁

  15. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Soucek YC

  16. tuturututu
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Why wood people bring in Wood in the first place? He is a shitty player playing for a non attacking team..

    1. UshFPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      He was near the top for attacking underlying stats in a team that were starting to play better and has consistently scored ~10 goals per season

  17. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    When I play Soucek he gets YC

    when I bench he always scores ffs

  18. GenerationalTalent
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Soucek booked... that’s my season ruined

    1. FantasyTony
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      TC FAIL

  19. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    ⚽ Team News 📰
    CHELSEA : Mendy, Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Rudiger, Chilwell, Jorginho, Kovacic, Mount, Ziyech, Pulisic, Giroud
    Subs: Arrizabalaga, Abraham, Werner, Zouma, Hudson-Odoi, Gilmour, James, Havertz, Emerson

    FULHAM : Areola, Tete, Aina, Andersen, Adarabioyo, Robinson, Reed, Anguissa, Dercordova-Reid, Lookman, Cavaleiro
    Subs: Rodak, Hector, Odoi, Kebano, Ream, Bryan, Onomah, Kamara

    1. Egg noodle
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      1-0 coming

    2. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      No Zouma!

    3. KGFC
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      James benched!!

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        9 months, 15 days ago

        Bu99er! I benched Kane to start Zouma.

    4. FantasyTony
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      Werner benched

    5. james 101
      • 9 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      I switched Zouma to Cresswell yesterday. Nice.

    6. Yankee Toffee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      haha, Giroud....

    7. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      No James, Zouma and Werner!

    8. Nice to Finally Michu
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      feck off werner

      1. Yankee Toffee
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        9 months, 15 days ago

        *Lampard

    9. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      Werner benched

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        9 months, 15 days ago

        Surprised Zouma is benched. I knew James was a risk 🙁

    10. Brosstan
      • 7 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      Zouma and James lol

  20. Milkman Bruno
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Bamford to Antonio would have paid off before the second game

    1. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      Bamford is a better pick long term though. He will get his DGW as well.

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      Leeds don't have a second game

      1. Milkman Bruno
        9 months, 15 days ago

        Yep, West Ham do

  21. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Werner benched

  22. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Zouma benched!

  23. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Anyone got Wood?

    1. Nomar
      • 11 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      In my draft team. Slim pickings in my league to be fair.

  24. I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
    • 4 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Jusy need a Burnley goal to end all this madness.

  25. dark91
    • 5 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Zouma benched?!!!!

  26. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Horrific decision to get Wood in WC16

  27. tuturututu
    9 months, 15 days ago

    AYEEEEEEEEEEESSSSS GIROUUUUUUUD STARTING

  28. In Bale We Trust
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Burnley tails are up

  29. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    WERNER BENCHED
    ZOUMA BENCHED

    1. OptimusBlack
      • 8 Years
      9 months, 15 days ago

      JAMES BENCHED

    2. REDMOND IN SANDALS
      9 months, 15 days ago

      finally some good news thank you

  30. Al Moon Yeah
    • 7 Years
    9 months, 15 days ago

    Don't worry guys, Chris Wood sure to score against the mighty Pool at Anfield. Have faith!