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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. Baps hunter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Lowton was mentioned here at the "Spot the differential". I did and he was on my BB draft. Without Antonio being injury doubt... This game is so damn easy with hindsight.

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      It being able to tell the future

  2. Kane Lane
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    When you wish you didn't hold back on the Justin to Lowton move

    1. Zladan
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Why keep Justin he is out for the season..

    2. Isco Disco
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      So glad I did this move in the last minute. Lowton was my only transfer made this GW

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      OR #1s only transfer...

      1. MMN
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Wow so lucky.

    4. BooYaKasha
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      When you said to yourself, go on, spend the extra dosh, get Mee

  3. 3 A
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Hope Jesus and Kun not fit.

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      We need that False 9

  4. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Lowton robbed

  5. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Saw a City leaked line-up with Dias benched

    1. Herman Toothrot
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      May as wllt wait a few mins for the real one

      1. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Was correct

    2. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Will be a few no doubt.

  6. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Gundo better bloody start.

    And haul 🙂

  7. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Inazuma XI around?

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Why?

  8. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    When did Lowton become Prime TAA?

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Last week

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      the data was there....

      I didnt expect a goal, but was expecting some good forward runs

      1. FourLokoLeipzig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        Also the eye test. He’s looked more attacking the last few

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 28 days ago

          Yeah, he was very adventurous in the Brighton game.

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      If he was, he'd have brought him in as well. Bought Mee instead...

  9. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    As expected from Pep.

    1. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Cheeky

    2. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      He been charged for fraud yet?

  10. Pukki Blinders
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Cancelo starting apparently
    Dias benched

  11. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    oh Dias

  12. MMN
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Does Lowton have better attacking stats than the other 3 Burnley defenders?

    1. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Has by far the worst

    2. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Nope. He's just a cheaper ticket.

    3. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      1 goal 1 assist in the last 3 FPL seasons.

    4. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Vs Brighton he actually had.

  13. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Dias benched ?

  14. UNDERWORLD7
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Why the fu*k have you benched Dias Pep?!!!!! God I despise him

    1. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Recovering from illness?

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 28 days ago

        He trained though no?! Pathetic

  15. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 28 days ago

    I would love a Dias benching

    1. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 28 days ago

      You've got 2 wishes left

    1. TOLV TUMS
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Really should be, let's hope it actually is

  16. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Starting Son now a wiser decision if Dias is benched. Destroyed Laporte last time, unfortunately.

    1. Cancelo Culture
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      I have both Dias and Son and i’m hoping for a Son brace now. Have Stones too but with everyone getting rid or benching Son he’ll be a massive differential this week... almost as much as Lowton who I also have.

  17. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Roy's fault for not playing Mitchell again 😉

  18. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Confirmed Dias benched.

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Yep, fantastic

  19. Jellyfish
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Holding > Lowton....lovely

  20. Captain_Shirokov
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    fml Dias kept Dias instead of getting gundogan

  21. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Dias benched. Jesus starts.

  22. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Here's how we line-up against Spurs

    XI | Ederson, Cancelo, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko, Rodrigo, Gundogan, Bernardo, Sterling (C), Foden, Jesus

    SUBS | Steffen, Walker, Dias, Aguero, Torres, Mendy, Mahrez, Garcia, Doyle

    ⚽️ @HaysWorldwide

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Thanks
      Great news

    2. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Ta

    3. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Damn, should play Son with no Dias there

    4. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Sterling on the right

      Foden on the left

      With Jesus in a 4-3-3.

      Cancelo stays on the right in the lob sided formation. Switching to 3-4-3.

  23. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    ⚽ Team News 📰
    MAN CITY : Ederson, Cancelo, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko, Rodri, Gundogan, Foden, Bernardo Silva, Sterling, Jesus
    Subs: Steffen, Walker, Dias, Aguero, Torres, Mendy, Mahrez, Garcia, Doyle

    TOTTENHAM : Lloris, Tanganga, Dier, Sanchez, Davies, Ndombele, Hojbjerg, Lamela, Moura, Son, Kane
    Subs: Hart, Doherty, Alderweireld, Winks, Bale, Sissoko, Alli, Bergwijn, Vinicius

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Cheers

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Spurs playing 4-3-2-1

  24. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Spurs will score here.

  25. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    Whoops

    Left captaincy on Jamie V by mistake as missed deadline. Still WC going nicely so far .....

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Working well so far

  26. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    MAN CITY TEAM NEWS - DIAS ON BENCH

    Team to play Tottenham: Ederson, Cancelo, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko, Rodri, Gundogan, Foden, Bernardo Silva, Sterling, Jesus

    Subs: Steffen, Walker, Dias, Aguero, Torres, Mendy, Mahrez, Garcia, Doyle

  27. ClassiX
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    MAN CITY TEAM NEWS - DIAS ON BENCH
    Team to play Tottenham: Ederson, Cancelo, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko, Rodri, Gundogan, Foden, Bernardo Silva, Sterling, Jesus
    Subs: Steffen, Walker, Dias, Aguero, Torres, Mendy, Mahrez, Garcia, Doyle

    TOTTENHAM TEAM NEWS
    Team to play Man City: Lloris, Tanganga, Dier, Sanchez, Davies, Ndombele, Hojbjerg, Lamela, Moura, Son, Kane
    Subs: Hart, Doherty, Alderweireld, Winks, Bale, Sissoko, Alli, Bergwijn, Vinicius

    1. DRIZ ✅
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 28 days ago

      Late

  28. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 28 days ago

    MAN CITY TEAM NEWS - DIAS ON BENCH

    Team to play Tottenham: Ederson, Cancelo, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko, Rodri, Gundogan, Foden, Bernardo Silva, Sterling, Jesus

    Subs: Steffen, Walker, Dias, Aguero, Torres, Mendy, Mahrez, Garcia, Doyle

    TOTTENHAM TEAM NEWS

    Team to play Man City: Lloris, Tanganga, Dier, Sanchez, Davies, Ndombele, Hojbjerg, Lamela, Moura, Son, Kane

    Subs: Hart, Doherty, Alderweireld, Winks, Bale, Sissoko, Alli, Bergwijn, Vinicius