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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. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Thats what we Cresswell owners get for investing in a premium pick.

    So jammy

    1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Equivelant of picking Cancelo over Stones.

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Tbf his clean sheet vs Southampton and recent BAPs assists make up for it 🙂

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Well in the previous 4 matches Cresswell got 29 points vs. Coufal 13, so there is that...

    4. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      The cool kids got both...

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        This o/

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

      Get em both 😎

    6. Party time
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Not if you have both

    7. Alisson WondHaaland
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      You think thats bad? Soucek has netted 4 times in the time Ive owned Bowen who got 1 assist, until today ofc

    8. Flynniesta
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Always knew me paying extra $ for Diaz over Stones would pay dividends

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

    Still a goal needed to match Stones, step it up Vladimir

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

      THIS

  3. jammie26
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Forgot about the cup. Just checked, through to the next round no probs.

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Phew

      2. Right In The Stanchion
          1 month, 6 days ago

          That’s a relief, everyone will be able to sleep well tonight

          1. teneighty
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Not his opponent.

      3. nerd_is_the_werd
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Excellent, that's another 12 point haul on the horizon + 6 point = 18 for GW19.
        Not bad for a 4.5 player!!!

      4. wulfranian
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Coufal you beauty!

      5. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Coufal, thx lad!

      6. estheblessed
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        At this stage of the season, how many points are surmountable? 100? 150?

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          I caught 150 from GW19 couple of years ago. I’d say anything past 200 is pretty unlikely to catch, but below 200 is realistically possible

          1. estheblessed
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Yea I think I once made up 100 points. I think by the end of this GW I will be about 100 points behind league leader.

        2. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          150+ I'd say. Especially with most chips intact. Still lots of gameweeks and doubles to come

          1. estheblessed
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            That fills me with hope given I'm having such a mare this GW. I really should have played my wild card!

      7. Arteta
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Dallas to Coufal for -4 and bench Bamford looks like a no brainer in hindsight.

        1. Arteta
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Gotta grow bigger balls before next DGW.

        2. Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          You benched Bamford.

          You Nostradamus?

        3. Zalk
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Bamford & Alioski to Stones & Antonio played out well

      8. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        SEXY COUFAL BABY

        SEXY COUFAL OOOHHHHHHHHH

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

          Cougar from autocorrect would have been golden here

      9. Feanor
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        That Coufal assist is very nice. I put him for Justin as the last move on my FH.

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

        Benching Martinez for Johnstone not my greatest move

      11. Dybala10
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Coufal the goat.

        1. Deulofail
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Vladimehhhhh

      12. SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Ml rivals all have either Creswell or coufal..

        1. GROBARI
            1 month, 6 days ago

            I feel you bro

            1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              They don't have antonio, so I went with him.. No hammer defenders..balbuena is there I got him when he was nailed but all f a sudden lost his place..

        2. BenDavies
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          That was so close to a Soucek goal by the way. Bowen leaves it and it drops right on Soucek's noggin

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

          My defence getting all my points

          1. Guru Mediation
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            That's the best way to climb up the rankings, so let's welcome it 🙂

        4. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Coufal + flappy haul coming in strong again

        5. Ha.
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Brought in Soucek for a hit this week

          F

          1. Sun Jihai
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            #45 in the world captained him this GW. Needs a big second half.
            https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/102437/event/19

        6. david31058
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Lol, Bowen out to foden for the -4

        7. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Schmeichel, Castagne, Fofana, Evans, Justin
          Ndidi, Tielemanz
          Albrighton, Maddison, Barnes
          Vardy

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Cheers Sean

          2. Mid budget coach
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Hope Barnes doesn't hog all the shots meant for Vardy today

        8. Chucky
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Zoomy starting?

          1. Miguel Sanchez
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Ruuuuuudddigger

        9. Alisson WondHaaland
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          About time Bowen does something. Got him as a Jota replacement a while back and he's got me absolutely nothing in the time Soucek has scored 4 goals

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

          What a beaut of a cross that was from Coufal

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

          Coufal TC > Cresswell TC?

        12. Bookkeeper
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          a goal + CS from Coufal in the second half is a must.
          Yes, I'm greedy.

        13. BenDavies
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Hopefully West Ham pepper Johnstone's goal in the 2nd half. Could do with 2 save points.

        14. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Double GWs, baby!

        15. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Main rival doesn't own coufal so I guess I can enjoy these points finally.

        16. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Was 0.1m off Creswell so had to settle with Coufal, feels good 🙂

        17. Isco Disco
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          I still can’t get over the fact that John Stones and Dias double up gave me 32 pts and still have a game to go. Climbed up from 1.3 M to 800K

        18. Pep Roulette
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Any Chelsea team news?

          1. el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Lamps haven't decided yet.