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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. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Thank God for that!

    1. doher.ty
        3 months, 29 days ago

        For what?

    2. Kellz86
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Cresswell own goal saved by offsides

      1. King Carlos
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Thank batman for the offside! Had a 50/50 decision to make between antonio and creswell.. guess which one i picked! Loool!

    3. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Cresswell OG disallowed

    4. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Cresswell og

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        offside

    5. My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Creswll owners very lucky

      1. DycheDycheBaby
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Phewwww

    6. MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Offside flag saving GWs

    7. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      OMG Wood A Cresswell OG denied by offside

    8. Gobigorgohome
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Cresswell goal

      1. Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        offsidr though

    9. Kellz86
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      West Ham almost pulled a West Ham

    10. PP6
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Dodged the bullet will Cresswell

      1. doher.ty
          3 months, 29 days ago

          How so, Wood was offside

      2. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Sesswell OG almost

      3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        cresswell 😆

      4. GROBARI
          3 months, 29 days ago

          So close damn,Burnley will score 100% dont worry

          1. doher.ty
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Bookmarked

          2. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 29 days ago

            Cresswell owners have been incredibly lucky today already.

            YC & OG dodged so far.

            1. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Jonathan Walters territory

          3. BenDavies
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 29 days ago

            If that own goal stood I would have creamed myself

          4. Jon Walter's Hatty
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 29 days ago

            The smell in the room is from Cresswell owners

            1. My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Ha

            2. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Smells like jam.

          5. Puntillimon
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 29 days ago

            Pheww

          6. SM001
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 29 days ago

            Cresswell & Fab owner here. My heart.

          7. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 29 days ago

            Imagine paying for Cresswell over Coufal and getting an OG

            1. doher.ty
                3 months, 29 days ago

                Yeah... imagine

            2. Zladan
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Flashy Cresswell owners with more money than sense saved by the lino.

            3. Hybrid.power
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Absolute fail of a bench boost. Ah well

            4. Lindelol
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Thanks Antonio and Maupay you guys have given something to cheer early

            5. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Woods off the ball movement is superb. Excuse the pun

            6. Balls of Steel
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Burnley goal rules out! Phew

            7. Bookkeeper
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              need a Burnley sending off to blunt their attack further

              1. Balls of Steel
                • 5 Years
                3 months, 29 days ago

                That wood be delightful 🙂

            8. Lethargio Alcantara
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              3 months, 29 days ago

              Cresswell going to score an incredible fk today.

            9. GROBARI
                3 months, 29 days ago

                Ogbbona post

              • Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                3 months, 29 days ago

                Ogbonna post

              • Booked4Dissent
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                3 months, 29 days ago

                Amazon are so crap at broadcasting football this season. It’s like watching an illegal stream with all the buffering (100Mbps broadband btw). Why didn’t they wait until they had the network infrastructure to cope with the demand before entering the market? Really annoying.

                1. how now brown cow
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  3 months, 29 days ago

                  Inexplicably spent their cash recruiting ally mccoist.

                  1. Booked4Dissent
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 29 days ago

                    Ally does it for the ‘craic’. All he asks for is a 4 pack of Tenants in the green room

                2. Bilbao Baggins
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 29 days ago

                  It's probs issue with the app on your TV. Maybe worth trouble shooting online.

                  1. Booked4Dissent
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    3 months, 29 days ago

                    Do you work for Amazon or something? Happens on all devices and I know other consumers have the same customer experience.

                    1. Bilbao Baggins
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      3 months, 29 days ago

                      Nah sorry. I just read about it online when mine played up. Doing a hard reset etc may help it.

              • doher.ty
                  3 months, 29 days ago

                  Post Ogbonna