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Antonio earns back-to-back starts for first time since Gameweek 6

Michail Antonio (£6.3m) has started back-to-back Premier League games for the first time since Gameweek 6.

The West Ham forward was named in the line-up to face West Bromwich Albion in Double Gameweek 19 following his recent injury comeback.

Antonio is already on nine points for the round after scoring and taking home all three bonus in Saturday’s win over Burnley.

His 9.1% ownership will be hoping for more returns against the Baggies tonight, who have given up 11 goals in their last three matches – an average of 3.7 per game.

Antonio is joined in the West Ham team by the usual Fantasy Premier League suspects which include Tomas Soucek (£5.3m), Vladimir Coufal (£4.7m) and Aaron Cresswell (£5.4m) while Craig Dawson (£4.5m) keeps Fabian Balbuena (£4.4m) on the bench again.

The big news in West Brom’s camp sees Sam Johnstone (£4.5m) recalled after he missed the win at Wolves following a period of self-isolation.

The Baggies shot-stopper was a key element of many a Double Gameweek 19 Bench Boost squad, so his return is a welcome one for his 2.9% ownership.

Meanwhile, Matheus Pereira (£5.6m) starts for the third Premier League match in a row, having posted a second double-digit haul of the campaign on Saturday.

Robert Snodgrass (£5.7m) is absent from the squad tonight because of an agreement made with West Ham when the player was sold earlier this month.

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1,203 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    RIP Zouma. But maybe hello Rudiger?

    4.5m is a steal!

    1. Rhodes your boat
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Very tempting

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

      Second that

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

      Indeed - great fixt if he keeps the spot

    4. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      3 games 2 CS so far as well.

    5. ajay_kl +42
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      I think I will get a villa (upcoming doubles) or palace defender

  2. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    No Zouma wth.. Screw ya Lamp

    1. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Actually I will take it, might get Grealish off the bench. But long term a bit annoying.

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

    Bamford 2 pointer from then bench then. Will be lucky if I get 70 this dgw

  4. JBG
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Soucek g Antonio a needed or other way around.

    1. Rhodes your boat
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Soucek G Coufal A

      1. Rhodes your boat
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        *

  5. KGFC
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Ziyech punt bombed badly 🙁

    1. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Been there

    2. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      If he plays, he's worth the punt.

      When healthy and playing, quite good.

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

      Hes a crap player. Unbelievably silly hype on here

  6. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 29 days ago

    Chilwell attacking return needed

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      This

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

    Robertson to Zouma is up there as a shocking transfer.

    Needed to free up funds but as if I went Zouma over stones or Dias!!!

    1. ivantys
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Why Zouma and not Chilwell?

    2. Messiah Hazard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Werner (c) benched again and Zouma as well. My DGW19 is officially ruined.

      1. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Werner(c). Damn. That is just foolish. The risk / reward ratio just isn't right, even if it comes off.

    3. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Poor ole Werner. Big game for Frank. I wonder if Avram Grant is floating around....

      1. Bookkeeper
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        can't blame Frank, Werner misses dead sitters.

        1. Danno - Emre Canada
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Never used to did he

    4. dark91
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      So Lampard thinks Zouma was the issue behind the bad performances?!
      Can't wait for him to be sacked and a more knowledgeable managers comes and shows him how to utilise this squad

      1. dark91
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Manager*

      2. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Goals aside Zouma has been a bit ropey defensively

        1. dark91
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          His goal threat makes up for it though. Overall I still rate him above Rudiger especially partnering Thiago Silva

    5. Bookkeeper
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Johnstone is really poor. no chance he makes it to 6 saves.

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

        Has he made 3 yet?

        1. Bookkeeper
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          stuck on 2 for last 30 mins!!

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

      Wtf happened to zouma

    7. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 29 days ago

      Zouma and Werner benched back to back. But James back. James/Chilwell our bust for Chelsea defense and Pulisic in Chelsea attack.

    8. Milkman Bruno
        2 months, 29 days ago

        I can stop paying interest in this game as a Cresswell and Soucek owner I reckon. Nothing going to happen now. Fat Sam will grind this out.

        1. circusmonkey
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Spoke too soon. Happy now?

      • Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Take antonio off moyes u fool before he injures himself again

      • Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 29 days ago

        Yarmo coming on, great for Antonio owners. He will set up big Tony time and time again!

        1. Rival Sons Blackberry Smoke
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 29 days ago

          Antonio will.go off....

          1. GROBARI
              2 months, 29 days ago

              For who?

          2. REDMOND IN SANDALS
              2 months, 29 days ago

              you called it

            • Little Red Lacazette
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              You saw the future.

          3. Little Red Lacazette
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            No more Zoom Zoom it seems.

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

            Yarm on. No more points for our players then lads.

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

              See that jinx 😎

          5. Dont_Win_Friends_With_Salah…
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Pereira on the bench for Leicester. It would be very harsh for Justin to lose his place, he had been brilliant

            1. WE GO FOR IT
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              Pereira wil be eased back in as well I guess. Also the fact the Justin can play on both sides helps him.

          6. Drogo
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 29 days ago

            Adding Zouma x2 to the list of DGW absentees.

            Johnson + Raphinha + Bamford + Dallas + Zouma + McCarthy + Zouma.

            1. Drogo
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              28 points if they just had played 60 min. Call off the season.

          7. GROBARI
              2 months, 29 days ago

              Please referee book Coufal and Bowen

            • Dark Side Of The Loon!
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 29 days ago

              James playing when I did not want him to!

            • ivantys
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Coufal hold for max bonus!

              • Rival Sons Blackberry Smoke
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Who is chelsea spot kick taker tonight?
                Abraham?

              • JBG
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Yarmo such a awful winger. That attempt of a cross right there sums him up.

                1. Ze_Austin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Timing

              • TimoTime
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 29 days ago

                TONYYYYY

              • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                OMG antonio

              • Right In The Stanchion
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 29 days ago

                Antonioooooooo

              • umerlfc
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 29 days ago

                ANTONIOOOOOOOO
                GET INNN
                Pick of the DGW

                1. Skloppy Kops
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 29 days ago

                  Still behind Pereira though

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

                Antonioooooooooooooooooooooo