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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. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    need COufal and Anotnio hatties to save my BB....

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Juhuhuuuu

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        goal? 😛

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          We can sit in hope.

    2. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Your BB is on negative points?

    3. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      And what else? Another BB? With 25 players?

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        yeah,wasted it tbh...

    4. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      What you need is very good luck!

  2. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Albion are working hard as a team but individually they are pretty poor

  3. beso
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Shaw needs one more game without booking to be safe from suspension , am i correct ?

    1. djman102
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yes. Man U's 19th game is tomorrow.

    2. Tonyawesome69 WC31 & FH…
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Yes

    3. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      After Fulham yeah

  4. built_this_city
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    ive got antonio and coufal but would happily take a 0-0 - be 23 points from 2 players

  5. NejiHyuuga01
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Cmon West Brom destroy this CS

  6. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Just chalk the GW off as a 0-0 and move on. Everyone wins besides Soucek owners

    1. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 11 days ago

      They can pretend he got an assist

  7. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Please save this Johnstone

  8. Over Midwicket
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Cresswell is an incredible player. Straight in my team for the season. Cleans and on all corners and FKs. Gets so far forward too

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Wasn't on this free kick.

      1. Over Midwicket
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        He was on it, just didn't take it.

        1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Shallow and pedantic

  9. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Lanzini FK wastes Antonio assist.

  10. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Yuck

  11. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Antonio assist wasted

  12. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Lanzini wasting Antonio A laid on a plate...

  13. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Moyes really has his new Everton.

    Cresswell = Baines
    Coufal = Coleman
    Soucek = Fellaini

    If they can keep Rice then they could be a solid team for a while

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Antonio = Rooney? 😀

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Maybe Cahill lol

        Moyes didnt really have Wazza for long

        1. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Not a bad comparison.. wonder who would win in a fight between Cahill and Muscles Antonio

          1. Scholes Out Forever
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Cahill's celebration would knock anyone out lol

            1. The Suspended One
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Like a friggin kangaroo

        2. Party time
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Yakubu

        3. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          If you add up all the minutes Antonio is fit, it isn't very long either 😉

      2. JBG
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Yakubu?

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Wow throwback to the og Nigerian Prince

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Cresswell on pens :O

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Honestly I bet he's up there in the pecking order. West Ham hasnt really gotten any pens for us to know who takes them

    3. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Lol, just said the same thing

  14. hullcityfan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Let Cresswell take it ffs

  15. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Cresswell not even on direct free kicks... gtfo of my team...

    1. DycheDycheBaby
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      It's so annoying. I remember they didn't let Cresswell take any set pieces for most of the game then gave him one in the 86th minute and he got an assist to win West Ham the game. Not sure why he doesn't take them all the time!!

      1. DycheDycheBaby
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Referring to the Everton game lol

  16. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 11 days ago

    No attacking returns from Cresswell or Coufal ffs

  17. EmreCan Hustle
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    It's sad that people Soucek is only seen as a header type of player. He can finish with his foot too.
    Taking up some good positions at the edge of the box but no one passes o him.

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      All his goals have been headers, no? Sad...

      1. hullcityfan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Not his most recent one

      2. EmreCan Hustle
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Not against Fulham

        1. The Suspended One
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          5 goals, 1 tap in, 4 headers. Don’t think it’s sad or wrong or unfair to make simple observations

    2. The Mighty Hippo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      If he was on penalties he'd head them in.

    3. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I'd love if he finished with his foot right about now

  18. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Cresswell dominating the BPS

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I think you misspelled Ogbonna.

      1. Bojam
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Yeah, beat me to it.

      2. Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Tf did he do to get +5 in 2 minutes

        1. ivantys
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Completed 30 passes

    2. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I should probably resign myself to the thought that Soucek's points will only come when he is rooted to my bench......

      1. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        This is the way

    3. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      50% of West Ham's attacks down their left. Good for Cresswell owners.

      But Johnstone the one hoovering up the BAPS at this rate.

    4. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      A 0-0 would suck here. Would suck less than 1-0 Baggies, but would still suck

    5. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Get involved Soucek you lanky lump.... need a goal from you to save my season

      1. jammie26
          1 month, 11 days ago

          An amusing comment.

        • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          He’s being dominated by Ajayi and Bartley at corners

      2. jammie26
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Turned the game on, think I'll turn it off again.

        • Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          All Benrahma wants to do is shoot from poor positions. Get the ball into a better position for Antonio, my guy.

          1. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I wasn’t feeling the Mahrez comparison earlier, but as the game goes on he sure does remind me more of year 1 Mahrez

            1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Definitely mahrez there with his selfishness

        • JBG
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Wtf did Benrahma do there?? Did he try a shot from that angle??

        • BeWater
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Antonio will decay into a skeleton covered in cobwebs waiting for a Benrahma cross.

          • Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Red arrow if this ends 0-0 and you only own Coufal (unless he gets some baps)!

          • TimoTime
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Contender for most boring half of the season so far

            1. TimoTime
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Yay jinx worked (Coufal owner here)

              Still a dire watch

          • Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Antonio close again...

          • Scots Gooner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            As a Johnstone, Coufal, Soucek and Antonio owner, 0-0 might not be so bad a result

            1. Scots Gooner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Oh