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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. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    It had been fun watching Blackbox descend into chaos with injury news 😆

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      cant wait to watch it all tonight

  2. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Seems to me the situation is wait until saturday morning.

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Are there press conferences on Saturday mornings?

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Friday night is good enough really. We won't get more news after the press conference round-up on Friday.

  3. Gazwaz80
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Hope you’ve cashed out Rupert 😉

  4. 4Rsenal_1886
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Bernard!

    1. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 12 days ago

      My beer

  5. Dasher0303
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    What to do? Also not sure what chip plans to do for upcoming weeks I’ve got WC, BB, TC left:

    Martinez
    Stones Shaw Pieters
    Salah Bruno Grealish Gundogan Son
    DCL Bamford
    Steer Dallas Wilson Dunne

    1.5itb 1ft
    Any help?
    Thinking of using my fts to upgrade steer and dunne for DGW26 BB, then navigate for BGW29 and then WC. Any other suggestions? Maybe a plan to get Kane in?
    I also like Foden for next week. DCL to richarlison?

    1. adam wigan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      I’d hold it for now and wait for more news over next couple of days. I’m tempted to get Raphinha in for GW25, and Leeds have a definite game in 29 so makes it easier to get a team out if you don’t want to use a chip

    2. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      I'd save BB until after you WC. Even if you upgrade Steer and Dunne you will still have Pieters, Bamford, Dallas, Wilson (and probably more) with just the one fixture in DGW26

  6. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Good old Siggy.

  7. Bushwhacker
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    TEA! Ancelotti has steaming hot tea! Taunting the players.

  8. 4Rsenal_1886
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    ‘jOsE iMProVeS dEfeNCeS’

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Cup game

    2. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      And if he parks the bus you'd still slate him?

      Least he's going for it tonight.

      1. Homer21
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        This

    3. Lord.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Dier to the rescue at the weekend.

  9. Railwayman
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Welcome to my team Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson.

  10. sandman58
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Forget DCL....Gylfi is the man to purchase... fantasy legend...still

  11. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Siggy massive haul

  12. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Cant wait for all the WC drafts

  13. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Do Everton get dgw 24 and 26 if they win this??

    Thanks

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

      Probably - WBA v Eve off gw29 anyway

    2. djman102
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Most likely:

      GW26: SOU/wba

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Interesting.....thanks

  14. Zilla
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    what is this match lmao

  15. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Nice to see some Siggy magic tonight 🙂

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      For both teams!

    2. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Every dog has its day.

  16. Oggle22
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    2ft 1.6m itb

    Martinez
    Konsa Stones Cancelo
    Salah Mahrez Bruno Soucek
    Bamford DCL Antonio

    Steele Son Mitchell Holding

    Steele and Holding to Pope and Tarkowski

    Mahrez to foden or gundo

    Summat else?

    Cheers

  17. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    At least there’s no longer any benching headaches

  18. OleBall
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Spurs no chance of having dgw26 if they lose?

    1. Milkman Bruno
      7 months, 12 days ago

      They still could

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Saints to their rescue tomorrow.

    3. 4Rsenal_1886
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      If Soton win tomorrow they will

    4. Lord.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      They will if Southampton win, plus they have games to make up.

    5. djman102
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Even if Saints lose, there is a (slim) chance they could put Villa-Spurs in 26.

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Sheff/Villa probably ruin that.

      2. 4Rsenal_1886
        • 5 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        SHU vs AVL in GW26

        1. Lord.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 12 days ago

          It’s not a given.

  19. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    500 K casuals bought DCL even before he played. You deserved it.

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Wow that’s a lot

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      I wouldn’t call them casuals. Some may had funds issue and forced to risk. S*it happens

      1. Niho992
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        If you want him you will find way

    3. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Precautionary & 4 days rest

  20. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 12 days ago

    https://twitter.com/ColmVHayes/status/1359629387705053184?s=20

    Justin fine. More luck for owners

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Seen the scans already?

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

        Rodgers confirms he's fine

    2. aleksaa2
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      I swear to God, even if he had torn his ACL, he still would've played 90 and had a 9 pointer.

    3. Spin The Wheel
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Hope he's fine (non owner)

  21. GreennRed
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Excluding Leeds, and only for the Saturday to Monday games, which team would you pick for Last Man Standing this gameweek? Thinking Everton or West Ham.

    1. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      West Ham

      Fulham sometimes turn up

  22. Lord.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Have the goals overtaken the injuries yet?

  23. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    For the DGW:

    (A) 2x City DEF and 1x City MID/FWD
    OR
    (B) 2x City MID/FWD and 1x City defender?

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      B

    2. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      If I was WC then Dias, Gundo and Sterling but I would hold with the 3 that you already have

    3. MOTHRA
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      B

  24. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    So will Digne be rested against Fulham?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Nah.

    2. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      No

  25. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    I have cover for Dias and pope but issue is whether to start them at all? Will wait for more news I suppose.

    1. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      I doubt Pope will come on for a 20 mins run out if he's on the bench.

      1. Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        I meant for the second game. He could miss the first one.

  26. Well you know, Triffic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    I wouldn't be confident of City keeping a clean sheet.
    Everton look sharp going forward.

    1. Tonyawesome69
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      If Dias is out then I would agree

      1. Milkman Bruno
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Laporte is a handy replacement in fairness!

    2. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Looking at both teams tonight tempted to lose Dias for either Foden or sterling

    3. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Most teams looking sharp going forward when they play spurs

    4. 4Rsenal_1886
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Spurs just woeful in defence

    5. Bookkeeper
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      I think the Eve rest players vs City, they have Liverpool shortly after

    6. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Can't gauge anything from this match tbh

  27. Tonyawesome69
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Before people jump on Siggy, he was benched in the last league game against Utd for Rodriguez

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      This

    2. MoSalad
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Hamez has a calf injury

      1. The Ilfordian
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Just checked - it sounds minor - was touch and go for tonight

  28. potatoace
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Are there any tactics at all in this game now.

    1. pablo discobar
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Get injured

    2. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Hasn't been since the game got popular on twitter and points manipulation began occuring

      1. potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        Was talking about EVETOT 🙂

  29. fedolefan
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 12 days ago

    These two selfish teams aren't thinking about Ben Crellin. That guy is probably going crazy ready to update his spreadsheet but these guys just won't let him.

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      🙂

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      New highlighters needed!

      1. fedolefan
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 12 days ago

        VIBGYOR been used up already?

    3. potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Updates spreadsheet, deletes, updates, deletes

    4. aborg
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Hahaha I’m imagining that

  30. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 12 days ago

    Ben crellin injured

    1. aleksaa2
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Fatigue got him too

    2. Milkman Bruno
      7 months, 12 days ago

      Source or ban 😉