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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. JJeyy
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Antonio train doing well

  2. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    just love Antonio my fave West Ham player!

  3. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 12 days ago

    Went to Vardy instead of Antonio, well done owners

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 12 days ago

      Vardy can still score.

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

      fishing surely

  4. GROBARI
      1 month, 12 days ago

      4 more goals pls Antonio

    • TNB
        1 month, 12 days ago

        That's why Antonio was a no brainer regardless of whether he will last the full 90 or not.

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          and yet not really

        2. Trophé Mourinho
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Sure, we will see when Antonio limps off

      • UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Of course Antonio scores, i mean of course

        1. COK3Y5MURF
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Of course you’re moaning again, I mean of course

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            and yet not nearly as anywhere near a fraction as most do on here, but of course, you point me out, of course, move along

          2. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            lol love how any likes this is getting, pathetic

        2. DycheDycheBaby
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          Well yes...what were you expecting?

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            an injury to the fool

      • evilfish
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        You beautiful man!

      • Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Omg 🙁 I am so casual, I transferred Kane for Antonio and didn't give him armband.

      • Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 12 days ago

        Jammy casuals with Antonio ffs

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          indeed, so lucky

        2. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 12 days ago

          😉

        3. Tango74
            1 month, 12 days ago

            I picked him and I’m not a causal thanks

          • doher.ty
              1 month, 12 days ago

              How is this jammy? If you brought him in and he scored it’s all good. It’s not like Salah misses two games and Antonio comes off the bench.

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

              you are a casual!

            • Camzy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Antonio is many things but a casual pick he is not. Started the week at 3.6% ownership and now up to 8.5%.

            • DycheDycheBaby
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Casuals are the ones who don't have him.

              1. Tigers Time
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                This

          • COK3Y5MURF
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Antonio’s ceiling is 4 goals

            1. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Sky is the limit.

            2. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Floor*

              1. Zladan
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                This.

            3. dark91
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Per game? I would happily take that

          • Chucky
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            ANTONIOO yahooo

            BB off to a good start 😀

            1. Jafooli
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Jammy casual.....

              1. Chucky
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                😛

                1. Jafooli
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  😉

              2. DycheDycheBaby
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                You don't have him? Wow. Casual.

            2. Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              He would have been in your starting 11 surely.

          • seewhyaxe
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            somebody in my ML TC Soucek.

            hope he gets sent off lol.

          • denial
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Didn't get him. Didn't bloody get him in the end.

            1. The Gambler.
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              You did, you’re just in denial

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

                No I really didn't. So frustrating.

          • Captain_Shirokov
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            DGW19 off to a flyer with Antonio, yurt

            1. UNDERWORLD7
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              how? it's one goal

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

                That's why he said off to a flyer...

                1. UNDERWORLD7
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  wouldn't call it a flyer

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

                    It's a good start tho

                    Leave the lad be excited 🙂

          • JONALDINHO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 12 days ago

            Burnley tired after midweek. Can see a 3/4 nil result here

          • Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 12 days ago

            I love how I get every decision wrong in fpl

            1. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              I love it too

            2. Jafooli
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 12 days ago

              Should have done Wood > Antonio.....

              1. Fudgy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 12 days ago

                I know , I got scared

                1. doher.ty
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Sounds like you

                2. Catastrophe
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  That would have been a no-brainer for anyone!

              2. doher.ty
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  You can always stop

                • Lev Yashin
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  You could always decide to quit.

                • el polako
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  You pretty good at attracting attention though so maybe start your own YouTube channel ?
                  FPLidiot ?

              3. Yes Ndidi
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 12 days ago

                OK.
                Calm thoughts.
                Let's see what's happened once Vardy and Bamford have played.
                (Kids no-one).

              4. Dele
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                Antoniiiooooo \o/

              5. Bobby Digital
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                Let's go Soucek!

              6. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 12 days ago

                Looked like Tarkowski has Antonio in his team. Pathetic defending from a pathetic player in a pathetic team.

                1. doher.ty
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Took a deflection off Mee but k

                  • BenDavies
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    this.

                2. Ha.
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Soucek do something

                3. Kane Lane
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 12 days ago

                  Worth minus 8?

                  Mane Trent Podence Out
                  KDB Stones Fernandez IN

                  1. doher.ty
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Who knows, those players haven’t even played yet.

                    • OptimusBlack
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      Come on

                      1. OptimusBlack
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        So early to ask this

                  2. Rainer
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 12 days ago

                    Are Antonio points even beneficial?

                    Surely all serious players own him...

                    1. Jafooli
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      And to think, bringing him in for a hit was only worth -2pts

                      1. Rainer
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        😛

                    2. doher.ty
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        Ownership is still low

                      • Zladan
                        • 3 Years
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        I think you’d be surprised!

                        Many had other priorities: KDB, Salah, Cancelo...

                      • UNDERWORLD7
                        • 9 Years
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        8.5% owned, that isn't everyone, not ebem 10% of everyone

                        1. UNDERWORLD7
                          • 9 Years
                          1 month, 12 days ago

                          even*

                    3. Jordan.
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 12 days ago

                      pope to ederson ,get lost dyche with your crap football team

                      1. doher.ty
                          1 month, 12 days ago

                          Lol he’s had like no money to spend and but out rather competitive teams over the years, this is a bit harsh on Dyche.

                      2. SH@KTIMAAN
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 12 days ago

                        Celebrating Antonio goal.
                        Realised my cup rival triple captained him.

                        1. Tigers Time
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 12 days ago

                          Oh

                      3. GROBARI
                          1 month, 12 days ago

                          YESSSS Brighton

                        • Rainer
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 12 days ago

                          Maupay G

                          1. Hazz
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 12 days ago

                            He's actually done something useful for once!

                        • Jellyfish
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 12 days ago

                          Maupay

                        • diesel001
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 12 days ago

                          Maupay G

                        • Steve The Spud
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 12 days ago

                          Antonio scores for casuals but I don’t care because they are still 8 points deep in hits

                          1. GROBARI
                              1 month, 12 days ago

                              3 goals yet to come for this "nO cAsUaLs"

                              1. UNDERWORLD7
                                • 9 Years
                                1 month, 12 days ago

                                no chance

                            • UNDERWORLD7
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 12 days ago

                              lol yep

                            • Corned Beef Kelly Osbourne
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 12 days ago

                              Translation: I bottled it

                              1. Steve The Spud
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 12 days ago

                                Haha 🙂