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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. REDMOND IN SANDALS
      3 months, 20 days ago

      yarmalenko you legend

      1. Kellz86
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Lol

    • Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      What the actual feck was he doing there

    • DycheDycheBaby
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      So so greedy Yarma

    • Maddamotha
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yarma useless sheit. Pass the ball

    • Niho992
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Bielsa proving again he is most overrated manager of all time.

    • DannyDrinkVodka
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yarmolenko wtf

    • Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      How did Cresswell drop from 25 to 24 BPS following nothing other than a host of successfully completed passes and a corner that didn't reach his man?!

    • Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Feel so lucky as an Antonio non owner. Another day he has a hattrick this game.

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Your luck never ends tbf.

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        That day is Tuesday 19th January.

      3. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Yep see below, Antonio non owners very very lucky

      4. Hect.OR 98th
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        For 6.2m I'm quite happy with 6-9 points and the prospect of more from the second game.

      5. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        such a casual

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yarm didn’t sell Wood for Antonio...

    • JBG
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      My God what a poor poor match from Leeds this has been.

    • DycheDycheBaby
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Zouma on the bench. Great.....

    • denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Zouma benched. This is going so badly.

      1. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Wow some people benched Kane or son for Zouma

        1. DycheDycheBaby
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Who are they?! Haha

      2. TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Oh bugger off. Where has that come from?! I thought he was so nailed

        1. Alnair
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          He normally is. Lampard must not have him in his FPL team 😀

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Antonio was such a good shout, could of had a hattrick!

      1. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Could have*

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Apologies, horrendous getting my English corrected by a Spanish person lol like I care on a forum

    • Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      And that’s why you sit on the bench every week of your life Yarma you useless sack of shite

      1. DycheDycheBaby
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Haha true

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      We don’t want to hear Alan ‘monotone’ shearer talk rubbish we want to know what ally mcoyst had in his sarnie at half time

    • Pino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Poor Marks BB 🙂

      1. TheDragon
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Whose he got?

        1. BenDavies
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          johnstone, bam, raph, dallas

          1. Zladan
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 20 days ago

            Ouch. Idk why you would BB with so many SGW players?

            1. Pedersen
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              Probably because he have full playing bench. I know I won't have 15 dgw players ever, so just having good bench is worth bb

              1. Zladan
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                There’s another DGW coming up?

            2. grumpyman
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 20 days ago

              I think the logic was sound. Bench boost can really screw up your planning so if you have a full playing bench with a decent fixture best to get it out of the way.

              1. Cruyff's Eleven
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                3 months, 20 days ago

                This.

                Right decision, poor result. Move on.

    • It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      BB with Meslier, Bamford, Zouma and Raphina 😎 kill me now

      1. denial
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Harsg

        1. denial
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 20 days ago

          Harsh

      2. badgerboy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Jeez. That's harsh.

      3. DycheDycheBaby
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Ouch

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Given you hope of flappy 3rd save, burnley no where near the goal

    • Londongeezaa
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Zouma, Tammy, Reece James and Werner all benched.

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Ouch I brought in Chilwell

      2. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        Saved for Foxes 🙁

    • diesel001
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Leeds massively overrated on here. If they were *that* good they would be in the top 6.

      1. Forza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        It gets weird at times. Even Mark acknowledged how solid Brighton were against the best attack in the league, then he activated his triple Leeds BB.

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Leeds are such a let down!

      1. Slouch87
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 20 days ago

        They were never that predictable in the first place.

    • seewhyaxe
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      ffs james on the bench 🙁

    • Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yarma should be off. lucky.

    • Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yarmalenko is so bad

    • Zladan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      VAR not see that from Yarma?

      RC surely?

    • Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yarmolenko disgusting choke hold on the Burnley player. VAR do your job!

    • Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Leeds aren’t a let down. People just have such high expectations for a promoted team that has a starting 11 and that’s it.

    • La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Yarmo should really be off

    • Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Hold Hammers.

    • JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 20 days ago

      Where is Coufal in the baps ffs