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FPL managers eye Burnley clean sheet in first Double Gameweek match

Burnley’s key defenders are all in place for their first Double Gameweek fixture.

Nick Pope (£5.5m) comes into the round as the most popular Claret, owned by 16% of Fantasy Premier League managers while 1.9% of the top 10,000 have captained the goalkeeper.

However, the rest of Burnley’s defence can be considered differential figures for the visit to Crystal Palace.

7.1% possess Ben Mee (£5.0m) worldwide while 3.2% are invested by James Tarkowski (£5.3m).

Charlie Taylor (£4.4m) is absent from the matchday squad once again, allowing for Erik Pieters (£4.3m) to continue his run at left-back.

Matthew Lowton (£4.5m) could do well against Palace’s (and Fulham’s) weak left flank but is only owned by 3.0% of Fantasy managers.

Chris Wood (£6.2m) joins Taylor on the sidelines with his hamstring injury, while Matej Vydra (£4.8m) has picked up a similar problem, so misses out as well.

That means Jay Rodriguez (£5.8m) partners with Ashley Barnes (£6.0m) up-front today.

Crystal Palace are without Wilfried Zaha (£7.1m) for the second Premier League match in a row.

Eberechi Eze (£5.8m) is on the left flank of midfield while Jordan Ayew (£5.6m) is in the other winger role in support of Christian Benteke (£5.5m) and Michy Batshuayi (£5.7m).

Meanwhile, Patrick van Aanholt (£5.4m) occupies the left-back role and keeps Tyrick Mitchell (£3.9m) on the bench.

Double Gameweek 24 Line-ups

Crystal Palace XI: Guaita; van Aanholt, Dann, Kouyaté, Clyne; Eze, Riedewald, Milivojevic, Ayew; Benteke, Batshuayi.

Burnley XI: Pope; Pieters, Mee, Tarkowski, Lowton; McNeil, Cork, Westwood, Gudmundsson; Rodriguez, Barnes.

Double Gameweek 24 so far…

James Maddison (£7.4m), Jamie Vardy (£10.0m) and Harvey Barnes (£6.9m) got the goals for Leicester as they executed an impressive second-half comeback to beat Liverpool 3-1 on Saturday lunch-time.

The latter looks set to emerge from the King Power Stadium with the most impressive tally as he recorded a goal and an assist, putting him in the running for two bonus points.

It was bad news for owners of Liverpool defenders as Ozan Kabak‘s (£5.0m) debut ended in disaster. Goalkeeper Alisson (£5.9m) collided with him in the 81st minute, allowing Vardy to convert into an open net.

With goals for Maddison (15.2%-owned) and Vardy (14.8%), the fact that Mohamed Salah (£12.6m) also found the net means the Fantasy masses are likely to be content with the way Double Gameweek 24 has begun.

The Egyptian is owned by 42.7% of managers worldwide, although was not considered a big part of the captaincy by the highest-performing managers.

Just 0.5% of the top 10k handed him the armband this week, a total of nine players receiving more attention in that department, including Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.7m)

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1,610 Comments Post a Comment
  1. CorAndo__x
      5 months, 18 days ago

      Captained Barnes due to the DGW, 3 Burnley goals and no involvement in any

      1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        You have a clean sheet point mate.

        1. Sanchit
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 18 days ago

          Since when did strikers start getting CS points?

    • Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      WOWWWW

    • Daniel Jebbison
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      Does OR1 has Lowton ?

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Yes. Captained Mee though.

    • Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      My luck is here, Lowton! Soon I'll be world No-1!

      1. Debauchy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Lovely first goal in 8 yrs timing !

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 18 days ago

          Can't believe myself ... perfect bench fodder! Ta!

    • Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      Cancelo is due a monster haul

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du_En4OhJPM

    • jdoyle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      WHAT HAVE I JUST SEEN

    • Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      Lowton has never scored a league goal for Burnley 😆

    • FourLokoLeipzig
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      Imagine not owning the Lancashire Cafu!

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 12 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Chesterfield legend!

        1. FourLokoLeipzig
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 18 days ago

          Ha, is that where he’s from? Remember going to visit its crooked spire years ago... exciting times

    • PP6
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      Omg no way

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      Whoops Mee was not the one to own!

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Mee busted chops

    • Freshy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      My only Burnley asset

    • Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      DGW FEVER!!!!!

    • Daniel Jebbison
      • 12 Years
      5 months, 18 days ago

      Let's vote.

      Who has better attack ?

      1. BURNLEY
      2. CITY

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        1 😉

    • ivantys
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Lowton finishing better than any of their strikers.

      • OneDennisBergkamp
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Changed my mind on Lowton last minute. Gutted.

      • KGFC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Lowtonnnnnn

      • Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Cafu has posters of Lowton on his wall.

      • Gobigorgohome
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        YESSSSSS LOWTONNNNN OMMMMMGGGG

        LOW BUDGET WORKSSSSS

        1. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 18 days ago

          Haha why did I not TC him!

      • Bavarian
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        First appearance in my team and first goal of the season

      • Jon Walter's Hatty
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        These are the moments you play FF for

      • Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Picked lowton over mee and tark

      • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        So Lowton > Mee. Oof

      • Mr. O'Connell
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Lowton turns into prime Dani Alves. Some people have all the luck. First ever goal for Burnley.

      • Crouching Tiger
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Crazy. I have him, but I was just hoping for a clean sheet, never a goal! Awesome.

      • FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
        • 8 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        😎
        Nothing. Nothing tastes sweeter than cheap points

      • djman102
        • 12 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        CANNOT believe it!!! 8 years in the making.

      • Zladan
        • 3 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        LOWTON MONSTER HAUL

        1. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 18 days ago

          Aged well

      • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        Lowton owner feels great!

      • JariL
        • 6 Years
        5 months, 18 days ago

        LOWTON YOU LEGEND!!!