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Tierney returns for Arsenal as Newcastle select three FPL forwards

Kieran Tierney (£5.4m) is back for Arsenal following the muscle problems that plagued him in Blank Gameweek 18.

The left-back missed the 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace which Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£4.6m) collected a clean sheet from.

But Mikel Arteta draws on Tierney once again while Hector Bellerín (£5.1m) finds himself on the bench this time as Cédric (£4.6m) makes his first Premier League start of the season.

The Arsenal boss has opted for consistency in the centre-back positions though, selecting David Luiz (£5.4m) and Rob Holding (£4.5m) together for the second successive Premier League match.

The latter has now featured from the beginning in 12 of the last 13 FPL Gameweeks.

Thomas Partey (£4.9m) also makes a welcome return in his first Premier League start since Gameweek 11.

Tierney’s comeback is also good news for owners of Bukayo Saka (£5.3m), who deputised at left-back in the second half against Palace.

The FPL midfielder is stationed on the right-hand side of Arsenal’s attacking midfield once again, joined in the front-four by the usual suspects Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (£11.3m), Emile Smith Rowe (£4.5m) and Alexandre Lacazette (£8.3m).

Steve Bruce has delivered, as much is possible, on his commitment to name a more attacking side.

Callum Wilson (£6.6m) is paired-up front with Andy Carroll (£5.2m) while Miguel Almirón (£5.6m) and Joelinton (£5.7m) are set to provide some width.

Arsenal XI (3-4-3): Leno; Tierney, Holding, D Luiz, Cedric; Partey, Xhaka; Aubameyang, Smith Rowe, Saka; Lacazette.

Newcastle United XI (4-4-2): Darlow; Lewis, Clark, Lascelles, Krafth; Joelinton, M Longstaff, Shelvey, Almirón; Carroll, Wilson.

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747 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Sarri-ball
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    When does the yellow cards become 10. Looking at shaw but worried he on 4.

    1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      After 19th league game

      1. Sarri-ball
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        So no yellow for shaw on wed will be safe?

        1. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Yes

    2. Would Ed Woodward
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I'd be wary of Shaw anyway, could easily be rested for Telles, wouldn't surprise me if the latter starts against Fulham/Sheff Utd and Shaw plays against Liverpool in the cup.

  2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Photos from Villa's training

    Villaspillere tilbake i trening.

    Cash
    Mings
    McGinn
    Grealish
    Martinez
    Barkley
    Elmohamady

    https://twitter.com/FPLVillan/status/1351251025617965057?s=19

    1. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Only 7 players available?!

      GAMES OFF!!!!

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Grealish yay!

    3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I am surprised Grealish was not the super spreader. Or maybe he was.

      1. Camino Aleatorio
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Barkley was - he brought the infected London Ladies

    4. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      So Watkins and El Ghazi not seen

    5. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Please Ollie get back to training

  3. teneighty
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    I'm glad that Bellerin isn't stinking up my team anymore. That hit for Stones looks even better today.

  4. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Andy Carroll adds a lot of pressure on the long ball

    1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      He is great in the air but Holding is the most well equipped Arsenal defender to handle that.

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Where is Kevin Nolan for the knock down?

  5. Old Man
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Anyone know when the "5 YC and you're banned" is moved to the "10 YC and you're seriously banned" version?

    1. GoonerSteve
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      See above

    2. Sarri-ball
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Asked above after a team has played 19 games

      1. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        *19 Prem games

  6. Sarri-ball
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Bellerin gota go for

    A) shaw
    B) james
    C) mitchell/ward save the money

    1. Spab
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Tierney?

      Failing that, C, or possibly B.

    2. Tonyawesome69 FHXX
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Depends on your squad and what formation you want to play. Shaw in your 11 or Mitchell as your 5th def

    3. Yes Ndidi
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Don't be put off by the price.
      Mitchell has WH, Wolves, Toon, Leeds, Burnley, Brighton & Fulham next.
      3.9 or not, that's 7 great fixtures.

      1. Sarri-ball
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Yeah def with fixtures in mind. But is ward safer. Worried by pva

      2. circusmonkey
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Tempted by Mitchell but don't need a transfer this week, will wait a week.

    4. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      d) Justin

  7. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Auba wasting Saka assist 🙁

  8. Camino Aleatorio
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    This is Leeds vs Leeds

    This game could be 5-4

    3 goals for Wilson

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Joe Linton wouldn’t get a game in Leeds v Leeds

      1. Camino Aleatorio
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        That kid is straight garbage. But that's the best Necastle has

  9. jason_ni
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Auba.. massive goal line clearance, wow..

    Thanks from a saka owner..

  10. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Not watching, any goals in this or can I chalk up a laca/esr fail

    1. Deulofail
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Goals coming

    2. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Subs just missed an open goal. There will be goals

      1. The Gambler.
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Auba missed one too 🙂

        1. Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          That’s a weird auto correct

    3. jammie26
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Only been watching last 10 mins. Arsenal passing the ball around very well. Created a couple pf chance.

    4. Deulofail
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Worst thing for Arsenal would be a Newcastle RC

    5. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Hope Holding can get his head to one of these corners

    6. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      How many Arsenal fans going to "Visit Rawanda"

      Not on my list of places to visit

      I can be in Miami Beach in 3 hours, eating Latin Food, from my house

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        I hate Rawanda for what they did in the 90s

      2. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Depends on your target audience and Arsenal viewing figures in Africa

      3. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Wierd flex at the expense of a whole Country.

    7. The Gambler.
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Why is Decordova-reed not red flagged? He’s had 5 league bookings.

      1. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Because nobody cares?

        1. The Gambler.
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          I do when my ML rival bench boosted with him

        2. Yes Ndidi
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 24 days ago

          My ML rival will, because I bench boosted him.

      2. ivantys
          2 months, 24 days ago

          No need to red flag as he will miss the next game which would have finished before GW20 starts.

        • Fred54
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          19 games and all that.

      3. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        If you're inside the goal, jostling with the keeper when the corner is taken, are you offside?

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Not if the keeper and another defender is on the line.

          You can't be offside off the pitch.

          1. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            What if you are part way oveer the line? The corner is never taken from the line, but in-field slightly. And all defenders are on the field, not on the line.

            1. kennethrhcp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              nope not offside

        2. Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Not if you stay there I’d guess

        3. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          im pretty sure you cant be offside from a corner (or a goal kick)

          1. Deulofail
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Correct! Just googled it.

            1. kennethrhcp
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              the goal kick one is great. used to catch a few high lines when younger.

              you'd be surprised how many dont know that rule

          2. Fred54
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Yeah this. Pretty basic knowledge.

            1. Deulofail
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Wasn't certain myself, but whatever makes you feel good, big man.

      4. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Wilson fail or should I wait? 😀

      5. DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Anyone going with a Rashford Bruno double up? The fixtures are great.

        1. Jimmers
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Rashford not worth it

        2. Buck The Trent
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Got both since BGW18 but probably will get rid the rash soon

        3. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          looking at Maguire as 2nd united

        4. aleksaa2
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          I am on that now, but will most certainly ship Rashford after SHU for Son. He's not worth it.

        5. BenDavies
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Rashford is called Trashford for a reason. He is not very good at football. Can't think of anything worse than getting him in.

          1. Fred54
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Martial?

        6. HonestBlatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          I will. Rashford believer!

      6. Eat my goal!
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Why is bellerin not playing?

        1. Wild Rover
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Karma for costing me a shed load of Laca points last time

        2. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          To punish his owners

        3. Revival
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          rotation according to Arteta

        4. Right In The Stanchion
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 24 days ago

          He’s on Gok’s Fashion Fix at 9

        5. Traction Engine Foot
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Rotation

        6. Fred54
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Pulled an earring.

        7. Deulofail
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Working on his documentary

      7. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Auba wastes both my mids' assists.

      8. Kryptonite666
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        How did Wilson find its way in my team. Newcastle are so bad.

        1. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          cheap dgwer

          i had on FH last week... that was enough. used to love having him

        2. Revival
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Newcastle are awful, didn't stop me falling into the ASM trap early in the season do!

        3. The Knights Template
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          It rubs the lotion on its skin.

      9. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Why can't Auba finish chances off these days?

        1. EmreCan Hustle
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Because he's thinking about it too much.

      10. ivantys
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Will Newcastle ever score a goal again?

          1. BenDavies
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            nope

        • HuthTheMagicDragon
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Nice to hear the Arsenal fans back to full voice tonight in the Emirates

        • EmreCan Hustle
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Auba is the new Fernando Torres.

        • Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Who plays up front for Villa if Watkins is out? Is it genuinely 4.3m Keinan Davis who Lateriser brought in and started?!

          1. EmreCan Hustle
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Probably Davis, unless they start Trezeguet on the right and Traore/El Ghazi through the middle.

          2. Revival
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            El Ghazi or Traore could play upfront

          3. BenDavies
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            What on earth is Lateriser doing this season

          4. HonestBlatter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Any news about Watkins?

            1. Sun Jihai
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Not seen in the training pics

        • Kryptonite666
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Do we think Wilson will get 4 points in the DGW?

          1. Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            yes if he doesn't pick up a card

        • Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          RANK CHANGE PERCENTAGE is a nice addition in livefpl. Currently mine is 46% what's yours?

          1. Wild Rover
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            83% yesterday

            1. Lindelol
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              wow

          2. HonestBlatter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            -20%

          3. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            50.35%

          4. Revival
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            4% but will be happy with any green arrow as a non KDB owner

          5. Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            12.48%

            Underwhelming.

          6. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            -13%

          7. Fred54
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            22%

          8. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            +27.3 (all chips intact, took -8, 12 to go)

          9. Danno - Emre Canada
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            -16

        • COYR
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Really want to get Shaw in but for who?

          A) Justin
          B) KWP
          C) Dallas
          D) Coufal

          Currently learning towards Justin (due to possibly dropping out of the starting 11)...

          1. zon
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Dallas

          2. Boberella
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            C

          3. HonestBlatter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            C)

            1. COYR
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 24 days ago

              Cheers all, that seems pretty unanimous!

        • Hryszko
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          What am I watching, how bad has Aubameyang been?

          Looks absolutely awful.

          1. Revival
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Has played like this majority of the season. Shadow of his former self. Is getting chances but is nowhere near finishing anything.

        • Vision
            2 months, 24 days ago

            Auba has looked so good since he signed a new contract