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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. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Keeper exodus

    1. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Keepers good at catching the virus!

      1. Trophé Mourinho
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Guaita wont get it, cant catch anything

      2. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        At least something some can catch.

  2. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Come on Coufal, Soucek, Bamford and Wood!

  3. Firminoooo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Lets go Antonio, Coufal, Soucek and Bamford!

    1. chriscosta
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      this

  4. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    So..

    Play button (MCI) or Martinez (bur)?

    1. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Button

    2. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Button everyday

      1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        You mean buttons like the Dolls?

  5. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Going to cheer on Bamford and Dallas even though they’re on my bench, I might end up needing them!

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Not BB?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        No, decided to save chips during this time

  6. Trophé Mourinho
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Lets go Dallas, Bam, Soucek, Flappy and Struijk my bench guy, so you can do well also 🙂

  7. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    This is going to be a 0-0 isn't it

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Both are

  8. GROBARI
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Imagine both games ended 0-0

      1. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        1-0 West Ham, 3-1 Leeds

      2. SM001
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        You may not have to.

    • el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Come on you Irons !!

    • GROBARI
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Bad first 40 seconds,no goals. Season over. 😐

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          I knew I should have gone triple Burnley defense.

          1. GROBARI
              1 month, 11 days ago

              I feel you,me too

        2. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Am I the only one starting Dallas?

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            He will be BBed by many

            1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Not fair!

          2. BremerHB
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Dallas, Raphinha & Bamford starter here...!

            1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Cheers!

          3. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            A few ML rivals have him - won't get a CS with that keeper behind him.

            1. NABIL - I had 4 Spurs GW1
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              That's what you think 🙂

        3. Jellyfish
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Is Baily nailed for MU?

          1. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Yes, until he inevitably makes a mistake

          2. Dannyb
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            If fit then yes

          3. Ibra
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            No, he isn’t. Lindelof has been good this year and Ole will rotate Bailly and Lindelöf

        4. Bookkeeper
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          now fingers crossed Antonio makes it to HT

        5. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Which game should I watch? Purely for entertainment, not fpl

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Has to be Leeds!

          2. Wild Rover
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            lol at not having triple W Ham

          3. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Always Leeds. Alas I have 3 Hammers and a White on the bench, so it's the wrong one for me!

          4. yalala
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            But fpl is entertainment, right?

        6. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 11 days ago

          So many keepers out, only the nipple is safe

          1. Andy_Social
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            How do you know he is safe?

        7. mookie
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          How much alcohol/weed do I need to watch football when I missed the deadline, burned a FT and have Bamford captain?

          1. Wild Rover
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Change your name to Rookie

            1. mookie
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              "Someone else already uses this display name, please choose another."
              This made me feel a little better.

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I have no words...

          3. Kun Tozser
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Less than I did last week forgetting to activate my WC after doing all the transfers

          4. CRO KLOPP
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            As much as you didn't miss the deadline

          5. yalala
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I mean if Bamford smashes three in over the next 80 minutes, you might even be ahead. I suggest you roll up a fat one

        8. Dele
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Horrendous GW already... no Johnstone! Might as well quit.

        9. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          My ML rival Triple C'd Salah. Let's see how that goes.

        10. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Yes

        11. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Anything of interest happening?

          1. Wild Rover
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Yep

            1. Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Fabulous timing

        12. Ron_Swanson
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Gooooo Antonio!!

        13. TNB
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Antonioooooooooo

          • F_Ivanovic
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Antonio goal !!!

          • MoSalad
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Antonio Goal Hero!!!!

          • el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            My man !!!!

            Yay !!

          • Labile
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            ANTONIOOO

          • manc68
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            come on Soucek, Coufal, Pope, Tarkowski, Bamford and Dallas

          • Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Antonio wagon

          • svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Cresswell A?

          • Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            This has Burnley 1-0 written on it...

            1. Andy_Social
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Erm....

            2. Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Timing...

            3. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              I'm sure VAR can facilitate that.

            4. The Train Driver
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Lol, lucky you got last on page...