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Who are the best Burnley players to own for FPL Double Gameweek 24?

Fantasy Premier League managers are considering Burnley players for Double Gameweek 24.

The Clarets face two favourable fixtures against Crystal Palace (away) and Fulham (home) but are they worthy of a mass investment?

How many Burnley assets are too many and which ones should we own? That’s what we’re here to help you with.

After running a data dive on the recent 1-1 draw with Brighton, we have analysed the full capabilities of Sean Dyche’s men at both ends of the pitch in Double Gameweek 24.

THE FORM

Having started 2020/21 in uncharacteristically lethargic spirits, Burnley have embarked on a solid, if unspectacular run, to steer themselves away from the danger zone of late.

They collected 17 of their 23 points over the last 12 matches which included morale-boosting wins at Arsenal (Gameweek 12), home victories over Wolves (Gameweek 14), Sheffield United (Gameweek 16) and Aston Villa (Gameweek 20).

And, of course, their hard work at Anfield in Double Gameweek 19 helped Dyche’s men become the first visiting team to win a Premier League match there since April 2017.

Still, even though the points are flowing more freely these days, one common theme has underpinned the Clarets’ matches this season: lack of goals.

Despite sitting one place above the bottom three, only eight Premier League clubs have conceded fewer times than Burnley this season.

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Intriguingly, their total of 29 goals shipped is level with Liverpool while second-placed Manchester United (30) and tenth-placed Leeds (38) have both been breached more times than Dyche’s men this season.

The reason for Burnley’s poor performance in the league table despite these hardly relegation-form defensive numbers is, of course, their troubles in front of goal.

After 23 Gameweeks, no team has scored fewer goals than the Clarets (14). Sheffield United have 15 strikes from one extra match, meaning both clubs sit bottom of the league for 0.6 goals per game.

The formbook has not seen much improvement in this area, despite Burnley’s increased number of points.

Over the last 12 matches, their total of nine goals is the second-lowest in the division behind only Fulham (six).

But continuing with their theme, only Manchester City (three), Arsenal (nine) and Leicester (10) have a better defensive record during that time.

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1,273 Comments Post a Comment
  1. the dom 1
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    Why is Pope flagged ???

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Injured

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Nope.

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          "Not fit"

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Something Dyche said. . . he was not available for the last game

    3. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Dyche covering his arse.

    4. Dele
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Torn hamstring like DCL

      1. Jimmers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Troll

    5. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Should be fine- comes from comment Dyche made on Talk Sport early this morning

    6. the dom 1
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Thanks for replies lads

  2. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 24 days ago

    The way Everton are defending I could well end up with benching Digne.

    1. Milkman Bruno
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Goodonesen

      • Bushwhacker
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        It's a cup game, different tactics

        1. boombaba
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          They will need different tactics when they have City

      • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Yep lots of goals in the league recently too

        They’re just fresh from a 6 goal thriller at Old Trafford

    2. fr3d
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Don't worry, Pope is touch and go

      1. Hazz
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        That phrase = he's on his deathbed.

    3. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Basically the last thing both teams needed . . .genius.

    4. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Extra time on

    5. MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Another 30 mins to go, feel like another injury will happen way this weeks FA Cup games have gone so far.

      1. the dom 1
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Who else injured now???

    6. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Pope out ?

      For god sake

      1. Hazz
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        No, source in my comment history. Reads more as he'll probably be okay given he lists the 'out' players distinctively afterwards.

      2. Jimmers
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Nothing serious - he'll be ok for the double.
        After Peacock-Farrells save attempt for the pen last night, Dyche will want him between the sticks

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Thank god

      3. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        No one has said this other than posters here wanting to stir it up- should be fine

    7. Jimmers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 24 days ago

      Rodgers on Justin's knee injury: "He said he could have walked off. After five minutes it eased up. He felt something when he landed but on first look there’s nothing major which is good news."

      1. boombaba
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Out for a week then

        1. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Depends on scan. They can start to feel better when rested, but after walking or training ot can be a different story.

      2. Mr. O'Connell
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Good news. Hopefully he'll be more careful with him in future and rotate him in the league with the other full backs they have.

      3. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Must have X-ray eyes, knee injuries are horrendous.

      4. In Bale We Trust
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Phew. One less worry

      5. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Doubt he plays as a precaution, the game is less than 3 days

      6. Milkman Bruno
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Should be good for 26 then

        • Well you know, Triffic
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Not straight forwards with knees.

          I managed to complete a 5k run pain free. 48 hours later my knee swelled up and I couldn't straighten it or walk. It was diagnosed as a mcl tear.

      7. boombaba
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Play lookman or bammers

        1. Rep Poulette
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Bam

      8. Messiah Hazard
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Sterling likely to be benched against Spurs on Saturday? Or will he start both DGW games?

        1. boombaba
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Pep roulette
          I don’t think he will start both

        2. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          There is no answer to that question, nobody can
          second guess pep

        3. Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Why would he be benched?
          He was subbed of early tonight.

          1. boombaba
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Pep

            1. boombaba
              • 8 Years
              5 months, 24 days ago

              Roulette

        4. the dom 1
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Think him, Gündogan and Stones will start now.

        5. Londongeezaa
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          I think he plays to punish those tired Spurs legs

        6. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 24 days ago

          I think he will be benched - 3 90min matches in 7 days is tough on the legs.

          Will likely come off the bench and affect the game though

          1. Londongeezaa
            • 2 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            He only played 56mins today

            1. Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              5 months, 24 days ago

              Yeah ma bad

            2. boombaba
              • 8 Years
              5 months, 24 days ago

              Played last two city games 90 mins though and started tonight
              With lots of options, I can’t see him starting both games in the double

        7. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Woops, only just noticed he was subbed. Complete change of mind, I think he starts

      9. Dele
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Pope, Justin, Dias, Antonio, DCL all out

        Am I missing anybody?

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Dias has three days to get over tummy bug, DCL looked precautionary

      10. HonestBlatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Pope, Justin, DCL, Wood, Antonio and Dias down from my team....next injuries Bruno, Salah, Gundo, Grealish?

      11. michaelington
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Anyone thinking of bringing their wildcard forward?

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Me. Just played it.

        2. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Depends on this game and the Southampton game tomorrow

      12. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Very frustrating that DCL is injured. Held onto him for so long, benched him for his last 2 hauls and now this... Ffs

        1. Snooze ya lose
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Same!

          1. Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 24 days ago

            It sucks doesn't it

        2. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Wait for news.

          1. Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Okay

      13. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        So you start double city def AND Son then?

        1. aleksaa2
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          With all injuries I am starting Kane, Son and double City def...

          1. Stupendous
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Fair

      14. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Wildcard activated 🙂

        Pope
        Cancelo - Mee - Tarkowski - Digne
        Sterling - Gundogan - Bruno - Siggy - Jorginho
        Richarlison

        Martinez - Bamford - Ings - Dallas

        Anything I'm overlooking apart from triple Everton haha

        1. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Soldier down

        2. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Most people have a fairly similar team already, or could get that with a hit or two.

          1. Stupendous
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Well maybe not triple Burnley def but still

          2. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            2 or 3 hits maybe.

        3. Camzy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          That's a joke draft?

          You do know you're stuck with this the rest of the season, right? Triple Burnley?

          1. Stupendous
            • 8 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Also yea not exciting at all tbh

          2. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            jog on, Camzy! Where's your sense of adventure 🙂

      15. Captain Vantastic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Lots of players having fatigue tonight I see.

      16. Stupendous
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Shame the City match isnt first up for Everton.

        Would mean a whole lot more for DCLs prospects if he misses the first of two only.

      17. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        WC probably activated if DCL is confirmed out or anything serious

      18. Bookkeeper
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        DCL will be fine

        1. Stupendous
          • 8 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          This

        2. michaelington
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Source?

          1. Bookkeeper
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Looked precautionary to me. Was moving fine as he walked off

        3. Hazz
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          We live in hope, but it's not a given.

        4. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Source ?

        5. The Orienteer - find me in …
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          How the f

          How the f*** do you know?

          1. Bookkeeper
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Relax, stop behaving like your life is on the balance if DCL is injured or not

          2. Homer21
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            You understand the key to fpl is patience

        6. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Judt like VVD?

        7. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          He’ll be right as rain, just a bit of fatigue is all

          1. Captain Vantastic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            😆

        8. Captain Vantastic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Ban

      19. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Dcl injured get in areola haul incoming !

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          I heard he’s fine.

          1. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Where from? Not likely to hear anything until post match

        2. moz_1983
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Get in?

      20. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        All helping Man City...

        At the fine margins?

      21. pablo discobar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Thinking about bringing the wc forward a week, but how I negotiate dgw 24, 25 and 26 for a bench boost is probably going to make my head explode

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          triple leeds, maybe double Villa

          Wait till the end of the southampton game tomorrow

          1. pablo discobar
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            5 months, 24 days ago

            Cheers 🙂

      22. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        If Spurs go through tonight will they have a double gw in 26?

        1. Bram
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 12 Years
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Probably - certainly a blank 29 (also if Saints beat Wolves even if Spurs lose tonight)

      23. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Here comes all the WC drafts tonight

      24. Rep Poulette
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 24 days ago

        5-4

      25. Bram
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        5-4 Everton Bernard, Siggy A

      26. MoSalad
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Sigi look decent value for DGW

      27. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 24 days ago

        Wow

        5

        4

        1. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 24 days ago

          Great game