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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. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    The stage is now set for Burnley to allow Palace to nick a goal.

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

    Brighton fulham Tottenham wba United are cpl next oponwts plus one extra in the double.

    Anyone knows who will be their opponent in the double GW ?

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

      FUL MUN is going to be their DGW in 26. It's good on paper but CPL are so bad I'm not even gonna go there.

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

        I mean the opposite. Get players against them. This means Bruno is essential

    2. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Weak at set pieces. Maguire could be a good differential. Maybe Shaw if he's taking corners.

  3. Konstaapeli
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Where's my Mee goal?

    1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Grazing grass.

  4. fr3d
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Ffs that would've been a Ben Mee assist if Ben Mee took the corner kick

    1. Bob Vrabkab
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Probably would've gone straight for a throw in on the other side

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

    Double Burnley attack was the way.

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

      Two goals without barnes involvement is pretty depressing. I dont think burnley are allowed to average more than 1 a game so I guess that's it for the dgw

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

        That’s frustrating!

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

    Lowton, that was not.

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

      I want my money back

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

      Only got him because of your bloody posts all week about how he’s surging Forward, thanks for nothing

      (Joking)

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

        I made like two 😆

        Plenty of time yet!

  7. JJO
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Ofcourse its not Mee or Tarko

  8. El Lobito 10
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Is GW 27 defo a double? FPL doesn't have the additional games yet

    1. jammie26
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Who's doubling in 27?

    2. djman102
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Not yet. City-Southampton likely will go there, possibly one other.

      1. El Lobito 10
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Cheers

  9. Fred54
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Triple Burnley attack was the way to go.

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

      Who knew this? Jay Rodriguez scores once per season

  10. tommo123
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Sold Salah, benched Barnes....here we go again!

    1. money face bandwagon
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Y would u do that ffs

      1. tommo123
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Hindsight is a wonderful thing

  11. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Why didn't we buy Burnley attackers?

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

      I did and he's blanking

      1. jammie26
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Who did you buy?

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

          Barnes

  12. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Palace hopeless from set pieces.

  13. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Barnes was bought cos he has pens 😀

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

    Isn’t it nice on here when we all own the same players, nice community spirit

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

      That will change if mee tarko or Lowton get attacking returns

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

      Shut it spud.

  15. Ejaaz11
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Pope isn't getting more than 6 points here. will be lucky if he even makes 3 saves...

    1. jammie26
      7 months, 7 days ago

      I'll take 6 points ta

  16. Nomar
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    What the hell has happened to Palace?

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

      No belief without Zaha.

    2. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Crystal Palace? More like Paper Palace. Amirite?

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

    Which one is Lowton?

  18. DandyDon
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Fair play if you put gudmusson in your team. Huge differential (0.1 ownership!) and looked great recently. I had two city midfielders and 2 Utd midfielders so no room in my team. Very worried about the early goals for my triple Burnley defence now. 1-0 with a late goal would have suited me better! Time is moving slowly...

    1. ivantys
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Palace offered nothing in attack, nothing to worry here.

      1. DandyDon
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 7 days ago

        Always somthing to worry about!

    2. jammie26
      7 months, 7 days ago

      Triple burnley defence, wowsers.

  19. Gizzachance
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Burnley going for more goals , more open than normal! Don’t get cocky Burnley!

  20. Nightcrawler
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Gundmundson on 25 points from the his 3 fpl DGW matches

  21. Party time
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Palace goal

    Would be lovely

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

      Lmaoo

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

      Naughty

  22. Del Griffith
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Wow Palace look bad, Pope's in with a chance of scoring here

  23. Twisted Saltergater
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Erik Pieters overlapping like Roberto Carlos

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

      😆

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

    Who are you and what have you done to my Burnley?!

  25. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Burnley just increased their goals for the season by 15% in the first 10 minutes at Selhurst Park today

  26. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Never seen Burnley attack so much

  27. Captain_Shirokov
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    RIP any chance of defenders getting bonus

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

    No bonus for Pope owners?

  29. Pukki Party
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 7 days ago

    Cantwell goal

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

      You monster.

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

    FFS,sold Jay Rod last year....