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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
      3 months, 2 days ago

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

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Hoooooldd lowton

      1. Lord.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        This

    • Zladan
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

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

    • Daniel Jebbison
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      By bye OR1

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        Still 12pts for his captain

    • Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Hold that bp Poop

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

      Ffs

    • how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 2 days ago

      Concede please.

      1. Effe
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 2 days ago

        This

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

      Please score Palace...

    • Aster
        3 months, 2 days ago

        I do not get what happened to Mee

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Blunt force trauma

      • Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 2 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
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Mee CS locked

          1. Effe
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Let’s hope they now concede

        • jason_ni
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 2 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. - all chips …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

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

          1. Mr. O'Connell
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Doesn't look great

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

              He 100% will not be playing on Wednesday!

              1. Mr. O'Connell
                • 8 Years
                3 months, 2 days ago

                Cheers Dychey

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

                This is what I would have looking at this!

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

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

        • chaser123
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Thoughts on Ben Davies?

        • HonestBlatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

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

          1. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Concust at least I would think ...

        • Konstaapeli
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 2 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
            3 months, 2 days ago

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

            1. Konstaapeli
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

              Damn. There's always next week.

        • DRIZ ✅
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

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

        • Ajax Hamsterdam
          • 6 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Who to lose for Dallas?

          Cresswell Dias stones AWB

          Thanks 🙂

          1. kennethrhcp
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            See what 26 throws us. Hopefully know pre deadline

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

            dias or stones, I'd think.

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

            I'm shipping Cresswell fwiw

          4. Ajax Hamsterdam
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Cheers all

        • Releasebreaks
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 2 days ago

          Mee Dias Justin owner here 🙁

          1. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Toughbreaks

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

            Same

          3. how now brown cow
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            #MeToo

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

          Mitchell surely has to win his spot back!

        • ivantys
            3 months, 2 days ago

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

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

            Don't cry for Mee James Tarkowski

            1. AK_FC
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

              LOL

            2. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              3 months, 2 days ago

              The truth is I (have) left you

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

            CMON EAGLES, score

          • Sir Alex Telles.
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            What happened.

          • El Fenomeno R9
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            This is 1-3 97minute just for Fudgy

          • Zladan
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Pope collecting a Bap.

          • Sif
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

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

            1. BDA Shadow
              • 6 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

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

          • Davros
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

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

          • DRIZ ✅
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

            Any baps for Mee coming off early?

            1. Effe
              • 10 Years
              3 months, 2 days ago

              At the moment no

              If they concede then he might get bonus points.

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

              Only if palace score i think

          • DandyDon
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 2 days ago

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