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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. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Dcl could be very good captain option for dgw24 .

    Maybe better than gundog if doubts over where he will play??

    1. No Kane, No Gain
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Surely better than Gundo

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        That's what I'm wondering

    2. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      The elephant in the room is the City defense.

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Totally....but he got a double digit haul at United....

        Fulham game alone may be worth it

  2. fedolefan
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Lol Spurs. They can never keep a clean sheet these days.

  3. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Riiichhhyyyy

  4. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    RICH G

  5. umerlfc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Richarlison Goal

  6. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Oh Tottenham...

  7. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    DCL captain anyone?

    1. Flynny
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Perhaps

      Especially if doubts over where gundog plays

  8. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Everton 2
    .

    Sheffield United 1

    Leicester 1

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Score correction, Leicester chalked off.

      0 0

  9. MoSalad
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    DCL looking essential for the DGW

  10. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Sheff Utd 1-0
    Bristol down to 10 men

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Perfect. Just need a Leicester win now and everything else to stay as is.

  11. Milkman Bruno
      1 month, 29 days ago

      As Richarlison and Dcl owner, this would have been better in the league

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      DCL A

      Captaincy haul!

    • One of Those Days
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      DCL(c)?

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Yes!

    • diesel001
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Everton winning!

      Good for those with FH chip still left.

      1. Fred54
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        I'm not FHing with just 3-4 fixt to pick from, would rather use it in a DGW.

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Madness

        2. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          It's not always about topside

          Think about the basement in a single week with limited activity

      2. George Agdgdgwngo
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Why?

    • Mattymo23
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Best chip strategy if have BB, WC and TC left?

      1. Revival
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Depends on your team, If you can field a strong line-up in DGW26 by just using free transfers then you could TC in GW26 and wildcard in a later GW to set up your benchboost

    • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      DCL A
      Richarlison G

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Richy 🙂

    • Fantabulous KdB
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Is James injured or just rested? Wondering whether to bring him in this week or not

    • Stimps
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Mitchell to Lowton?

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      As I said yesterday can really see spurs getting destroyed by city

    • jason_ni
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Slightly annoying.. was set to capt dcl before this game tonight, and this performance will probably attract a few more punters to put armband on him.

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Sharp G, Mawson red.

      Villa DGW looking on!

    • One of Those Days
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Penalty

    • umerlfc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Everton Penalty

    • The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Penalty everton

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      DCL wins pen

    • yakirh
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Seems like the best captains are:
      1. Sterling
      2. DCL
      3. Pope
      4. Gundogan

      1. One of Those Days
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        DCL or Sterling for me

    • TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Is Billy Sharp essential?

      Thinking of doubling up with Brewster

    • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Antonio to DCL confirmed for the weekend then

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Pen