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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. Says
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Lowton was the real Mee all along

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

      Always wrong...why cannot I get lucky once

  2. Tempestic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Lowton shooting on sight lol

  3. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Magic of the DGW.

    1. Says
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      feels like this happens every single time, a player who never hauls but people only have because they are a bragain DGW player delivers.

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

    I saw on phone there was a goal but not by who, quickly put on Sky Go which normally has a delay, and low and behold WHAT A GOAL!

    1. Says
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      lowton and behold

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

        Why didn't i think of that. Well played. Well played indeed.

  5. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Of course I got Mee over Lowton...

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

    J rod haul

  7. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Does the Burnley cleanie look safe?

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Absolute banker

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

      Yes but I don't want to jinx...

  8. Coys96
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/comment/23420222

    OFC I DIDNT DO IT! SHOCKING SEASON. disbelief

    1. Egg noodle
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Should have asked a 4th time. Your fault

  9. ClassiX
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Lowton suddenly possessed by KDB's mojo...

  10. Van der Faart
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Do something Barnes you donkey

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

      This

  11. Egg noodle
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    I no longer fear Pope! Thank You Lowton

  12. Daniel Jebbison
    • 12 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    I did consider Dallas to Lowton and WC this GW but it wasn't my primary option so it doesn't count

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

    Why wasn’t Lowton in the captain poll?

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Too cheap

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 12 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        FFS are not in form it looks like

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 7 days ago

          You forget how to play this game, pick the dark horse for DGW

    2. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Typical groupthink, if he was 12.0 everyone would've capped him 🙄

  14. S.Kuqi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Get Tarkowski they said 😐

    1. MoSalad
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Indeed

  15. Daniel Jebbison
    • 12 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Mee down again

    1. Daniel Jebbison
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      And up

  16. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Mee injured.

    1. Aster
      7 months, 7 days ago

      ?

  17. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Is Lowton Stones v2?

  18. Plagued by indecision
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Went for Shaw instead of Lawton

  19. GROBARI
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Sometimes this game is so frustrated,but now i love it!!!
    First Lowton goal in 8 years,and i own him 😀

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

      As I recall, the last one was screamer too.

    2. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Frustraiting* I was so happy I almost forgot how to speak English

  20. Begbie.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    A cheeky Dias goal later would be lovely 😉

    1. S.Kuqi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Didn't know player can score from the bench

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

        Don't you dare.

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Oh yes

  21. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Lowton did venture forward plenty in the Brighton game and was clearly due 😉

  22. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Come on Mee. Just 4 minutes more...

    1. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Why? Is he inj?

    2. yakirh
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Why? Mee is still on

  23. Limbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    I was forced into Lowton -4 for Justin this morning having already made 2FT. Not going to lie, I nearly didn't.

  24. MIDIMAN2010
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    OR 1 is Mee(c) & Lowton.

    He is human afterall

  25. Pukki Blinders
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Was going to TC Lowton as well. Gutted.

    1. MIDIMAN2010
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Yeah sure mate....

  26. ⚔★Vibudh★⚔
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Almost got Lowton ffs...
    Literally almost clicked the button

  27. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Looking forward to the Pope BAPs shortly

  28. Sterling Malory
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Went safe with Lowton, cheap and cheerful.

    Antonio out of squad would be nice for Maddison points off the bench too.

  29. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Need Gundo to miss out for Lowton hopeful VC