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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. SB007
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 5 hours ago

    Can feel it’s a great age already.

    Leeds concede.
    Antonio score.
    Wh clean sheet.
    Johnstone not playing.

    Took Mane over Salah.

    11 players all playing double.

    1. SB007
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 5 hours ago

      great game week!

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        Perhaps a tiny bit early to celebrate

  2. RamboRN
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 5 hours ago

    My bb of melser dallas Bamford mitchell going well..... 🙁

    1. Sharkytect
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 5 hours ago

      Mitchell hattrick vs City coming up

      1. Weeb Kakashi
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        Hattrick of ogs.

    2. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 5 hours ago

      We all knew the risks

      1. RamboRN
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        Just got to hope for the tc's to fail.

    3. doher.ty
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        Uh oh

    4. Zladan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 5 hours ago

      The pitch at Elland Road is a state!

      They let the sheep roam around it all week?

      1. Corgzzzz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        More like donkeys, who seem to be still out there mate

        1. Balls of Steel
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          This

    5. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 5 hours ago

      Burnley are shocking at attacking, what possessed me to get Wood in my WC16?

      1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        You didn't rise to the challenge then

        1. Werder Bremner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          That name mate

        2. Werder Bremner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          congratulations on making me sing that for the remainder of the day

    6. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 5 hours ago

      Not mine with Dallas and Antonio

      1. doher.ty
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Huh?

      2. yalala
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        Anyone get Bobby F

        1. ALI_G
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          didn't but decent shout

          likes the big games

        2. tomasjj
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Considered it, but kept Wilson.
          Would have meant a hit.

        3. WE GO FOR IT
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Too maverick for most I feel when you can get the likes of Mane and Sterling as differentials.

        4. waltzingmatildas
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Got rid for antonio...wasn't too keen on it but started well

      3. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        Maupay shot deflected onto the bar

      4. WE GO FOR IT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        Antonio is just so much better than Haller. If he were to stay fit, Bamford and him can be season keepers allowing a premium midfield.

        1. ALI_G
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Bam Kane Ant could be the dream

          my dream
          my nightmare

          1. Catastrophe
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Hard enough restricting midfielders to 5 let alone 4. KDB, Salah, Son, Fernandes, Soucek and Grealish needed.

          2. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            That would be amazing. I would love to have Kane as well. Let's hope Antonio stays fit

        2. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Big 'if'. History suggests it will be difficult.

          1. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Yeah, he might get injured to today itself missing the next game! But he is a much better own than Watkins/Adams/etc.

        3. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          I have both of them atm with the power 5 and double City defence. It’s the way to go

          1. WE GO FOR IT
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Similar for me. Just Trent with Dias instead of double City defense. Will be looking to get Cancelo in for Trent in GW20 though.
            But, I di prefer Kane over Son long term. So will try and do that swap before or when I WC

        4. Daniel - When to BB?
          • 11 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          3 5 2 or add Kane / Party / Watkins?

      5. Stoic
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 5 hours ago

        Heart skipped a beat the way Antonio went down for his celebration

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Wouldn't blame you for thinking he was flailing his arms in agony.

        2. doher.ty
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Mine too lol

          • squits
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Same here mate. He really shouldn't celebrate like that

        3. Booked4Dissent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          How are Leeds playing?

          1. Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Clear second best so far.

          2. diesel001
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Poorly. Brighton much better.

          3. tomasjj
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Brighton on top.

        4. Chucky
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Can Vardy cover KDB? went without KDB but have all other big hitlers...

          1. BenDavies
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            no

          2. TyroneGAA
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            No

          3. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Possibly. Depends how many minute kdb plays.

          4. Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Do you want a DFS voucher code?

          5. Jafooli
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Do you have big hitter Kane?

          6. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Hitlers hey? haha

          7. Dannyb
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Yeah easily imo.

            1. Chucky
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              thanks danny.. stay blessed...

          8. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Big hitlers Chucky? They will rule this week!

        5. Jafooli
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Lots of people complaining about having Wood......wait until you get to 75

          1. Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            He was pulled off around then last game... disgusting scenes.

          2. Ze_Austin
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            Giggity

          3. squits
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            I've missed all these wood jokes! Hahaha

          4. Chucky
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            showing your age there....

        6. Ze_Austin
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 5 hours ago

          Trossard post

          LMFAO

          1. Catastrophe
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            You could have just said Trossard shot - we know the rest.

            1. dark91
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              This. Him or March don't need explanation 😀

            2. Ze_Austin
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              My bad

              Apologies

          2. doher.ty
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Ally post if anything

            • Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              It's like he's aiming for it.

          3. Make United Great Again
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 5 hours ago

            I want my pre covid life back.

            1. doher.ty
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                Dark

            2. Fred54
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Be thankful Leeds have gone from DGW to SGW...

            3. ALI_G
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
              A light from the shadows shall spring;
              Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
              The crownless again shall be king.

            4. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Cresswell lucky not to get a YC

            5. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              I have Dallas, Bamford, Soucek, and Antonio. Am I doing good or bad?

              1. diesel001
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                Average.

            6. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Cress lucky not to get booked there.

            7. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              - Double City Defence
              - Power 5
              - Bamford and Antonio.

              This is the way to go

              1. ALI_G
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                I'm assuming power 5 has Thomas?

                1. JONALDINHO
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  3 months, 5 hours ago

                  Antonio > Soucek.

              2. Kun Tozser
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                Needs more Vardy with those fixtures

              3. Herman Toothrot
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                Snap, but Vardy and no Bamford.

            8. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Antonioooooooo juuuuhuuuuuu get iiiiinnn you beauty !!!!!!!

              1. Duke Silver ☑
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                Ah I see you got my carrier pigeon. The best form of communication.

              2. Rainer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                2-0?

                Get innnnn

                1. Daniel - When to BB?
                  • 11 Years
                  3 months, 5 hours ago

                  No just 1, I am late to the party 🙂

              3. Trophé Mourinho
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                wifi patchy down at the beach house?

              4. Jon Walter's Hatty
                • 7 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                Id get Borat onto that broadband

              5. UNDERWORLD7
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                oh dear

            9. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Leeds pitch is dreadful. Not up to PL standard.

            10. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Anyone TC on Antonio?

              1. Baps hunter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                Crossed my mind, but then remembered Mane last season and imagined hammy injury...

            11. londontom
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Maupay on bench 🙁 looks like they will score more

            12. Essan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Antonia has now paid back my 8pt hit 😀 Get in there!

              1. Daniel - When to BB?
                • 11 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                juuuuhuuu

              2. Slouch87
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                Did you do maths at school ?
                He currently has 5 points .

                1. Essan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  3 months, 5 hours ago

                  8 pts with bonus 😛

                  1. Slouch87
                    • 5 Years
                    3 months, 5 hours ago

                    He hasn't got the bonus yet.

              3. UNDERWORLD7
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                lmao, erm, no he hasn't

            13. Rainer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Leeds as bad as their pitch so far.

              1. TyroneGAA
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                Yep pitch terrible

            14. Fred54
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Antonio will triple rise before WBA....

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                🙂

            15. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              If Antonio scores two goals and provides an assist in this game he would have done all I wanted him to do in the double. I can accept a lank in the city game.

              1. WE GO FOR IT
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 5 hours ago

                West Brom you mean

                1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
                  • 8 Years
                  3 months, 5 hours ago

                  Yes

                  1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
                    • 8 Years
                    3 months, 5 hours ago

                    Sorry the second game of the double

            16. My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Oh dear

            17. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 5 hours ago

              Cresswell OG denied. Lucky owners