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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. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Stone wall pen...

    1. Daniel - When to BB?
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Soucek owners robbed ?

  2. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Surely that is a penalty ?

  3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    that's a clear pen for west ham

  4. Daniel - When to BB?
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    The potential penalty would have been Soucek assist

  5. Rival Sons Blackberry Smoke
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 21 days ago

    Any chelsea fans in here?

    1. Daniel - When to BB?
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Hear hear

      1. Rival Sons Blackberry Smoke
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Who hits your spot kicks tonight?

      2. PrestigeWorldwidewidewide..…
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Whats up with Zouma not starting? Rotation or lost his place? Brought him in just this week and wondering if I need to get him right back out.

        1. Rival Sons Blackberry Smoke
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Reckon hes been suspect defensively

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Zouma at fault for a couple lazy goals. Mount to take pens tonight

  6. CorAndo__x
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Should of been a peno for WH there

    • KAMARA-COPY
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Pen

    • Daniel - When to BB?
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Come oooon Soucek your time to shine

    • Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Any truth in the KDB knackered rumours?

      1. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Link?

      2. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Reported.

      3. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        So what if he is? Still plays

      4. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Sore back from carrying City.

    • JBG
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Well thats a clear pen, wtf VAR!?

      1. MissouriMarten
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        West Ham are regularly shafted by VAR.

    • Sir Alex Telles.
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 21 days ago

      Kane (9), Son(5), KWP(1) + 8 pts hit is around 23 pts.

      Antonio (18), Chilly(6), Salah(3). 27 pts. Salah chilly better stretch it further.

    • Milkman Bruno
        2 months, 21 days ago

        Cresswell to take 😉

      • DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 21 days ago

        I'm in hell

        1. BooYaKasha
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Right next to you warming the coals

      • jammie26
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Never a pen

        • Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Was always risky to pick Antonio so fair play to owners.

        • Sterling Malory
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 21 days ago

          Rank falling fast here.

          Need Soucek and Cresswell to pick some points up

          1. JONALDINHO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Antonio and Coufal here. Hehe

          2. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            They won't I have them too 🙂

        • Im New Here
            2 months, 21 days ago

            I think I love Antonio

          • Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            How in the world Creswell had more bps than Coufal every single game? Even when the later asissts wtf

          • Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Should have been a penalty.

            #NotBiased

            1. The Train Driver
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Yeah, clear penalty

          • Brosstan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 21 days ago

            Jammy Antonio owners absolutely ruining my season. No justice in this game...

            1. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              I thought everyone at ffs got him

              1. Fudgy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 21 days ago

                i didnt i kept chris wood

                1. COK3Y5MURF
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Even casuals know not to pick Burnley attackers...

            2. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Anyone who didn’t have Antonio is regarded as a casual in my eyes

              1. Brosstan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Just absolutely amazing how lucky its possible to get. Injury crock just back from long term injury and you get 2x90 within 4 days

                1. jim0wheel
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  They sold the only other striker at the club - what did you expect?

                2. Super Saints
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  I only got because only person I could afford for DCL other than Wilson who is horrible but they have no one else so was always going to start both if he stayed fit

                3. JONALDINHO
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Already had 90 mins under his belt and has a track record of scoring goals. Add great fixtures on top go that and his price. He’s essentially essential

            3. The Suspended One
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              I think you just contradicted yourself friend

            4. TheBiffas
                2 months, 21 days ago

                jammy? it's called a differential. keep crying

                1. Brosstan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Its called getting a crock in and jammily getting 2 games in a 4 day span.

              • MissouriMarten
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                If you're season's being ruined, perhaps you need to look a little closer to home, rather than accusing people who have made sound decisions of being jammy?

            5. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Soucek owners, but Antonio non-owners no wanting the penalty.....

            6. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Antonio was the real captain. So obvious in hindsight

              1. The Suspended One
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                NBNc

                1. Daniel - When to BB?
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Surely a captain shout when he scored 4 goals ?

                  1. The Suspended One
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    2 months, 21 days ago

                    He did jack all before that so no lol

              2. Salarrivederci
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Just glad I own him.

                What a GW!

              3. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                I was genuinely considering sticking it on him for a punt but worried he may not start both so went safe with Kev

                1. Daniel - When to BB?
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Kevin might be the risky one at the end

                  1. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 21 days ago

                    Sadly 🙁 don’t say that

              4. JBG
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Not really, who knew he would start both?

            7. Party time
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Soucek owners hard done by

              1. Old Man
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                I love Soucek - but that was no penalty.

            8. The Suspended One
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              This may be one of the highest ever scoring gwks

            9. Over Midwicket
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 21 days ago

              Antonio lol

              1. 1zverGGadeM
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 21 days ago

                Beast

            10. ivantys
                2 months, 21 days ago

                West Ham still on 0 pen this season.

              • jammie26
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Antonio is a beast

                • Bring the Cavalry
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  Antonio is quality, got him for the DGW but great option going forward

                  1. sandman58
                    • 2 Years
                    2 months, 21 days ago

                    Better than Bamford???

                • CrouchDown
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  That’s a pen.

                  Should be Soucek A Antonio G

                • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 21 days ago

                  We’ve been robbedddd!

                  Soucek goal time?