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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
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Antonio off pens 🙁

    Fail DGW pick.

  2. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Would be lucky to get even a single bap for Coufal at this rate

  3. JBG
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Antonio tried to give us the Soucek assist we should have had from the pen there.

  4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    antonio subbed

  5. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Soucek not getting in the box now. Playing like a 3rd CB

  6. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Off the pitch too, FFS.

    Useless Antonio...

  7. PremKraut
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Why are teams that I have represented in my team always disadvantaged by the referee? Clearest offside goal by Brom and big pen not given...
    I take it personally now.

  8. umerlfc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    DGW Hero goes off
    Salute Sir Micky Antonio

  9. nerd_is_the_werd
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    COME ON FABIANSKI, JUST ONE MORE SAVE, IS THAT SUCH A BIG ASK?!?

  10. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Bowen is a pretty good player

    1. Podge
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Indeed

  11. Labile
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Was gonna FH for x3 West Ham defense Werner and Vardy very happy I saved it again

    1. F_Ivanovic
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Why on earth would you FH 3 West Ham defence when you had City defensive assets + Antonio and/or Soucek? (granted the latter didn't pay off, but was still a great pick for that price) 2 defenders, sure.

  12. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Thank goodness he’s subbed. May bring him in for utter failure Wilson. We all know who I’m talking about 🙂

    1. Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      I would say he is pretty much essential at this price point

    2. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      It's easy to be stubborn and not bring someone in when you miss a haul, but he's looking like the best value emerging striker, so you should hop on board when you can.

  13. Mr. Chimes
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 13 days ago

    What I would give for Salah(c) to return something

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      2 x 2 be OK?

      1. Mr. Chimes
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        One goal

  14. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Those who doubted Antonio wouldn’t play both games in full the real winners.

  15. The Suspended One
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Wrap him in cotton wool moyes

  16. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Im going to bring in Antonio just so he gets injured again. One of those players its just tortuous not to own and see his smug jammy owners celebrating undeservedly.

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      You are making this is much more enjoyable; thank you!

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Because Im a man of integrity unlike most of the cowards on here who either dont say anything at all until after the fact or disappear entirely for days until they hope people forgot what they said

        1. Pedersen
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Sorry, usually don't read comments on my messages after 10min past....

        2. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Link your team Mr. Integrity

        3. Vision
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Jack Ma!

      2. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Only a casual wouldn’t own Antonio this week.

      3. GROBARI
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Cry me a river

        • MissouriMarten
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Embarrassing.

      4. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Soucek up top? 😉

      5. 2OLEgend
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Zouma - > Mitchell?

          Rest of defence:
          Dias, Stones, Dallas, Coufal

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            I’m buying Mitchell this week; can’t fault that move

          2. Podge
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Yeh no need for more money in there

          3. My heart goes Salalalalah
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Yes

          4. 2OLEgend
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Cheers guys. I'm gonna be a little crazy and do it tonight. Can't stand the sight of Zouma in my team anymore

              1. The Suspended One
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Wait until after they play at least 😉

                1. The Suspended One
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Chelsea I mean obvs

            • Freshy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              I'm prolly doing Robo to Mitchell
              So do it

          5. Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 13 days ago

            I went Wood over Antonio. I have ruined my whole season.

            1. Rainer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Finally some good news in the world.

            2. KAMARA-COPY
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Your season was ruined from gw 2 mate

            3. BenDavies
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              season over

            4. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Anyone with John Stones in their team can call this gw a win.

              1. UNDERWORLD7
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Indeed, Stones takes all the Antonio pain right away

          6. _Ninja_
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            29 pts on my bench with a game left. glad i used bb. phew.

            1. 2OLEgend
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Dayum.

                1. 2OLEgend
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    My BB got me 4 pts so far. Martinez, Raphinha, Dallas, Zouma

                    1. _Ninja_
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Martinez still 2 games to be a hero. You were v unluncky with Zouma btw.

                2. Podge
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  I considered it, would have got 6 😆

                3. UNDERWORLD7
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Yeah but was the BB a daft one with like Kane and the likes?

                  1. _Ninja_
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    No I started son and kane as I thought they'd score well. it has stones though but I had him at 8 pts max and thought Bamford would outscore him.

                    Dallas last sub.

                    1. UNDERWORLD7
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Ahh right I get ya, super stones incredible! So glad I brought him in, well done lad!

                4. KAALI_DAAL
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Stones is on your bench. Name him.

                    1. _Ninja_
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      ^^

                5. GROBARI
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Stupid Moyes,now chearing for WBA to score a goal

                  • KAMARA-COPY
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Justin cs +assist and we can call it a day

                    1. dark91
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Sold. As long as the assist is not to Vardy

                    2. UNDERWORLD7
                      • 9 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Chelsea defo scoring tonight, will need attacking returns from him

                  • diesel001
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Coufal baps?

                    1. Duke Silver ☑
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Looking like just the 1

                      1. diesel001
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 13 days ago

                        That's 1 more than I thought he would get. Thought Antonio, Perreira and Bowen would clean up.

                    2. Podge
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      1
                      If you can type that why can’t you just click the game ?

                    3. WE GO FOR IT
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      1 looks certain. May get 2 but unlikely.

                    4. Super Saints
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      1 but 3 for Antonio!

                  • Pedersen
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Antonio my man. Knew you were worth the transfer

                  • McSauce
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 11 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Soucek is the biggest DGW let down!!!

                    1. Podge
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Ah seriously

                    2. Monklane
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      try having Zouma

                    3. Pedersen
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 2 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Don't mind, don't mind. Saw someone TC him, so can't drive anything than laugh now

                    4. FALSE PROFIT
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      I have him and I am happy. Too many own him.

                    5. KAMARA-COPY
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Yea expected like 10 pts from him

                    6. KAALI_DAAL
                        1 month, 13 days ago

                        I was almost selling Grealish for a hit for Soucek.

                      • BenDavies
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 13 days ago

                        he's 5m and if you've owned him for a while then you're happy with him.

                      • McSauce
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 11 Years
                        1 month, 13 days ago

                        Even 1 assist and the odd bonus would have been ok but 4 points....

                    7. Pep Roulette
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Get the f out of my team you German Morata

                      1. KAALI_DAAL
                          1 month, 13 days ago

                          And who's that

                          1. BenDavies
                            • 8 Years
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            i hope he doesnt still own werner

                            1. Pep Roulette
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Got him this week. Worst decision of this season.

                              1. BenDavies
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                That's horrific decision-making. I'm a Chelsea fan and I wouldn't go near him. The guy is shot of all confidence.

                            2. KAALI_DAAL
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Omg why do people own Werner still? Even his manager wants to drop him as soon as he can lol.

                            3. Brosstan
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 6 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Lateriser's favorite

                          2. JBG
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            He will haul.

                          3. GROBARI
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Imagine owning him in this stage of the season

                          4. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 13 days ago

                            Cheers Antonio and Coufal! Would’ve loved a return from Soucek but can’t have them all

                            1. KAALI_DAAL
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Johnstone penalty save from Soucek incoming

                            2. Dele
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 13 days ago

                              Soucek get out my team

                              1. KAALI_DAAL
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  Ok

                              2. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                Right.... 1-1 with own goals from Chilwell and Justin here please!

                                1. Lazaretti
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 13 days ago

                                  And Zouma in for one point

                              3. Fudgy
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                • 1 Year
                                1 month, 13 days ago

                                F*** you Chris Wood!!!!

                                1. KAALI_DAAL
                                    1 month, 13 days ago

                                    Ok

                                  • GROBARI
                                      1 month, 13 days ago

                                      He will score hatty vs Liverpool

                                      1. GROBARI
                                          1 month, 13 days ago

                                          And then i waked up

                                        • GROBARI
                                            1 month, 13 days ago

                                            Hate my keyboard so much