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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. HaveYassineChikhaoui
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Ahh sigh, I knew this was too good to be true.

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Hoooooldd lowton

      1. Lord.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        This

    • Zladan
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Mee injury looking pretty serious. At least his owners got 1 of the 2 Burnley clean sheets this gameweek!

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

      By bye OR1

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Still 12pts for his captain

    • Bobby Digital
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Hold that bp Poop

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Ffs

    • how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Concede please.

      1. Effe
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        This

    • Top Lad Dakes.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 5 days ago

      Please score Palace...

    • Aster
        8 months, 5 days ago

        I do not get what happened to Mee

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Blunt force trauma

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

        A classic and oldskool guerilla tactic for a 2-0 win will be the end of us Cancelo, Stones, and (G)undo

      • ivantys
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Mee CS locked

        1. Effe
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Let’s hope they now concede

      • jason_ni
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Dias not starting ok I can take it, but when he's my ml differential, and all around me have stones, makes it tougher to swallow!

        One rival tho, his defence is
        Awb - Dias - Mitchell, with tierney-justin not coming in.. harsh!

      • Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Is he pretty much certain to miss the next game then?

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

          Doesn't look great

          1. StayoutheSpiceZone
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            8 months, 5 days ago

            He 100% will not be playing on Wednesday!

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

              Cheers Dychey

            2. jason_ni
              • 5 Years
              8 months, 5 days ago

              This is what I would have looking at this!

        2. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          I’m an owner and there’s no chance.

      • chaser123
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Thoughts on Ben Davies?

      • HonestBlatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Hopefully that is just hard hit and no big damage to Mee

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Concust at least I would think ...

      • Konstaapeli
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Almost every time I pick the budget version for defence but this time decided to spend a little to get Mee instead Lowton cause I had so much money im the bank. Lol @ me.

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Same. And went Stones out instead of Dias. It’s these little things.

          1. Konstaapeli
            • 5 Years
            8 months, 5 days ago

            Damn. There's always next week.

      • DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Shame if Mee doesnt make the next game. Waste of transfer

      • Ajax Hamsterdam
        • 7 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Who to lose for Dallas?

        Cresswell Dias stones AWB

        Thanks 🙂

        1. kennethrhcp
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          See what 26 throws us. Hopefully know pre deadline

        2. TOLV TUMS
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          dias or stones, I'd think.

        3. jason_ni
          • 5 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          I'm shipping Cresswell fwiw

        4. Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Cheers all

      • Releasebreaks
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Mee Dias Justin owner here 🙁

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Toughbreaks

        2. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Same

        3. how now brown cow
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          #MeToo

      • Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Mitchell surely has to win his spot back!

      • ivantys
        • 1 Year
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Kevin Long starting the next game vs Fulham, not confident of a CS there at all.

      • Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Don't cry for Mee James Tarkowski

        1. AK_FC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          LOL

        2. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          The truth is I (have) left you

      • Top Lad Dakes.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        CMON EAGLES, score

      • I'M VARANE GRATEFUL
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        What happened.

      • FFSbet.com
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        This is 1-3 97minute just for Fudgy

      • Zladan
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Pope collecting a Bap.

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

        Mee might be ok, head injuries treated as if worst case scenario.

        1. BDA Shadow
          • 7 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          That looked almost certain to be a concussion and I think protocols prevent him from playing for x days now.

      • Davros
        • 12 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Really should have captained Lowton.
        Also should have bought him.

      • DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        Any baps for Mee coming off early?

        1. Effe
          • 11 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          At the moment no

          If they concede then he might get bonus points.

        2. DandyDon
          • 3 Years
          8 months, 5 days ago

          Only if palace score i think

      • DandyDon
        • 3 Years
        8 months, 5 days ago

        One CS banked at least. What is the injury, concussion? Back for next game hopefully.