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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. Inazuma X1
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    OMG Brighton concede, this is sad news

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Is it?

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Oh blimey ... aagghh

    3. Well you know, Triffic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Why?

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

        No DGW for Brighton. We miss out on loads of cheap options for the DGW benchboost

  2. Bram
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    FT Burnley & Leicester blank gw29

  3. djman102
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    So Brighton-Newcastle is ON for GW 29.
    Burnley-Leicester likely rescheduled for GW 26.

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

    Current team:

    Areola
    Cancelo, Stones, Cressy
    Barnes, Son, Gundo, Salah, Penandes
    DCR, Antonio

    Johnstone, Coufal, AWB, Bamford

    1FT £3.4m ITB

    Thinking of doing

    A) Antonio & Barnes —-> DCL & Lookman -4

    Or do I go nuts and do

    B) Stones, Barnes, Son & Antonio —-> Takowski, Lookman, Sterling & DCL for a -12

    Or

    C) Something else?

    1. Dasher0303
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Definitely play AWB first of all. Second, don’t do B unless you are 100% wildcarding next week because you don’t wanna lose DGW players like Son who could haul. And Antonio had a good fixture this week so would be wary about getting rid.

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

        A it is then haha. I’m convinced Antonio has done his hammy and isn’t fatigued.

        But the DCL is now down.

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

    FA Cup so far:
    My players: rested/managed
    Others: injured/run ragged

    Justin, Dias, don't have 'em... It's the small wins.

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

      Dias injured?

    2. Saka_me_sideways
        1 month, 29 days ago

        You jinxed it, DCL injured now

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

          See below 😀

      • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Definitely one of life’s winners - well done

        Do you have DCL by any chance?

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

          Yup. Total jinx. The cosmic ballet continues.

    3. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Happy with Leicester goal - getting BB budget options would be too easy for those with WC/BB in hand if Brighton were to have a dgw26

    4. JJO
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      So we will have 2 matches in gw29?
      Not that great for freehiters

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        If you have it, you don't have to play it in that week.

        1. JJO
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Yeah ofcourse
          I already used it anyway

      2. djman102
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Up to 3 now.

        1. JJO
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Whats the third one?

          1. djman102
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            Fulham-Leeds
            West Ham-Arsenal
            Brighton-Newcastle

          2. Pompel
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            3rd one is bha -NEW now that Brighton is losing tonight. 3 matches with low owned teams actually pretty good for FH imho. But if Spurs Villa is on in bgw29, FH will be less of an advantage I should think

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

              Exactly.

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

        Villa vs Spurs could still move to GW29

        1. Sarri-ball
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Spurs v southampton might still be on depending on 2morow

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

        Early FHers win then

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Wasn't the free hit average of the early FHers pretty poor? Loads saved it and got within 10 points of them.

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

            Yes it was. I used it and did not benefit a lot especially since Tierney was injured.

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

      Kane on

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

      Villa DGW likely Leeds & Sheffield away.
      Sheffield DW likely Liverpool & Villa home.

      Leicester DGW likely Arsenal home & Burnley away.
      Burnley DGW likely Spurs away & Leicester home.

      1. Dasher0303
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Grealish and Martinez looking essential. Maybe Maddison or Barnes or pereira (if justin injured) looking good?

      2. Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Jack (TC) locked in.

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

        Guess I'll keep Martinez and avoid injured Pope then

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

        Nice fixtures for Villa attack and defense

    7. Milkman Bruno
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Would have been a decent 26 for Justin also.

      • fedolefan
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Brighton vs Newcastle on in GW29 then. Guess my boy Sanchez is staying for the season.

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

        DCL DOWN!

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

        DCL down

      • potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Oh balls.
        Dcl down.

      • Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        DCL ded

      • IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Any news on Charlie Taylor's injury?
        Pieters is only 4.3M...

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

          Taylor’s not back yet

      • DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        dcl hamstring

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

          Is it really his hammy?

          1. Rupert The Horse
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            No

        2. jason_ni
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Is it not his knee?

      • Wiseman Resistant ⚽⚠
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Calwert

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

        Oh no

      • Niho992
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        DCL injured.

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

        DCL off with a knock

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

        Scenes!

      • MoSalad
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        DCL off DGW plans in tatters

      • Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        DCL owners in tears

      • Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Ok disastrous night

      • OleBall
          1 month, 29 days ago

          James Justin injury serious?

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

            He was stretched off, what do you think?

            1. mynameisq
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Extreme fatigue?

              1. Saka_me_sideways
                  1 month, 29 days ago

                  Early bed

              2. OleBall
                  1 month, 29 days ago

                  Only seen flashscore commentary bro, chill

            2. Inazuma X1
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              DCL off Coleman on

            3. No Professionals
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 29 days ago

              Jeez, heading towards a wildcard at this rate

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

              Half a million players already brought in DCL for GW24. Crazy.

              1. FPL Pillars
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                Serves them right!!!

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

              Lol I own Pope Dias and DCL

              1. jason_ni
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 29 days ago

                I have them as well... I think Pope, dias will both be grand.
                Dcl who knows, maybe more precautionary sub, he didn't seem in too much difficulty.