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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. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Ogbo YC

  2. Iceball
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Meslier fail, Zouma fail...

  3. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Need a Coufal assist

  4. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    how long is DCL out for? Im an idiot and kept him

    1. Hect.OR 98th
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Until you sell him.

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        lol true

  5. yalala
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    come on Burnley

  6. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Need Antonio to hold those 3 baps

    1. Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Winning goal bonus as well

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Added in play now

        1. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Is not after??

  7. Sif
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Hope Chelsea leak a couple so Zouma at least makes one game.

    1. tuturututu
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Rudiger is a better player than Zouma tbh

        1. Slouch87
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          The vast majority of Chelsea fans would completely disagree with you on that one tbh.

          1. tuturututu
              2 months, 23 days ago

              I am a Chelsea fan too

              1. Slouch87
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Who goes to games ?

      • Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Ally Mcoyst is a pleasure

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Does my head in

        2. Warby84
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Quality..

        3. _Ninja_
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          European Golden Boot winner.

        4. Punty McPuntface
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          100% agree

      • Jellyfish
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        No Zouma is disappointing - need Mendy to keep a CS now

      • Please Answer Me
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I'm so glad there are people in my league that have taken a 12 point hit just for this GW. People expect too much from DGW...

        1. Hect.OR 98th
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I took a -8. I play the game for fun. If you can't have a bit of fun and take some punts in a DGW, why bother playing at all?

          1. Please Answer Me
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Absolutely...you can play to have fun or play to win. The latter involves more logical reasoning and a headache of course

            1. Hect.OR 98th
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Well I've always had fun and always won my leagues. This season I'm struggling but still having fun.

              1. Please Answer Me
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 23 days ago

                Me too i had prepared 5 Leeds and Southampton players for the DGW before they got cancelled

        2. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Each hit in isolation. Antonio already paid off for those who took a -4 for him

          1. Hect.OR 98th
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            I did just that, but I won't know if it's paid off until Kane has played and Antonio has played again.

            1. My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              True

            2. My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              The -4 is paid already is what I meant

        3. Revival
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Kane and Son will haul tomorrow to punish sellers

          1. Please Answer Me
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            I kept Son. People will want him back when they get a dgw

        4. Threat Level Midnight
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Well if it was for West ham defense/Antonio it has already paid of potentially. Lol so this post is a bit strange

        5. money face bandwagon
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          if u use a 12 points to take out deadwood with dgw players, it will benefit you not only in this gw

      • CloudSky
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        McNeil is a decent player.

        1. BDA Shadow
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Zero attacking returns since his solitary assist in GW1. There has to come a point where the output outweighs the potential.

          1. CloudSky
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Speaking from a strictly football side, not fpl. Hard to get anything when you play with the likes of Wood, Barnes and JRod.

            1. BDA Shadow
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 23 days ago

              Strictly from a football side he's a winger, an attacking player, he needs more output than that. Wood and Barnes should give plenty of assist potential pinging balls to their heads. I get what you're saying they're not a very attacking side, but still.

      • BDA Shadow
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Come on Burnley, one more shot on target please. A nice tame header preferably.

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Don't know, prefer sure 4 points over risky extra 1.

          1. BDA Shadow
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            We're greedy out here.

      • Rinseboy
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Wheres my Bamford Raphinha Johnstone BB crew at!

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Oh dear...

        2. Dannyb
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Why on earth would you boost that?

          1. Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Oh quiet Captain Hindsight.

            There's plenty on here with similar benches who BB.

        3. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Mark Sutherns says hi

        4. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Bamford Dallas Johnstone here.

          This is going to make me even more hesitant to use my future chips at least.

        5. Brehmeren
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Johnstone, Bamford, Alioski BB. Need a Reguilon hattrick to justify it.

      • Stormbringer22
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Can't believe I am wasting 90 mins of my life watching that Leeds game. Atrocious!

      • King Carlos
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        James rodrigues close

      • Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Is Bamford really blanking against bloody Graham Potter's bunch of turds...

      • Pukki Blinders
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I’ve just come from the future, West Ham have kept a clean sheet!

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Let me tell you about your future Marty...

        2. Corgzzzz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Nooooooo dont say such things it only jinx the outcome

        3. Revival
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          It's the year 3000 and Burnley have still failed to score

      • Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Coufal will pop in the bonus soon. Its written in the stars

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Has to create a chance or so. Feels like he'll miss out.

      • Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        LMAO at that Chelsea lineup

        1. Kellz86
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Pretty sure Giroud is the better striker to have with the way Ziyech plays, crosses from wide. Chelsea score here

        2. Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Eh? Its only one player away from first choice XI

          1. Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            From a fantasy perspective.

          2. BDA Shadow
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Pardon? James, Kante, Zouma for certain. Havertz very likely, and Werner once he settles.

      • Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Yarma had Antonio wide open

      • Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        wtffff yarmolenko

      • Jellyfish
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        How did Villa lose 0-3 at home to this shower of sh1te

      • Kellz86
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Yarmalenko had Antonio super free but was selfish

      • Muchentuchel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        ffs Yarmolenko you selfish pr

      • My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        That was an open goal for Antonio. And it was an easy pass too

      • KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Yarmolenko doesn’t have Antonio then

      • Zladan
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        SQUARE IT

      • Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Yarm you absolute waste of space.

      • RAFA THE GAFFA
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        You greedy ....

      • Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Jammy Burnley goal pls