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Dallas at left-back as Bielsa shuffles Leeds pack for trip to Wolves

Stuart Dallas (£5.0m) appears to have returned to the left-back position for Double Gameweek 25.

The Fantasy Premier League defender has recently spent a prolonged period in central midfield but Marcelo Bielsa has reshuffled for Friday’s trip to Wolves.

Tyler Roberts (£4.6m) joins Matheusz Klich (£5.2m) in midfield with Pascal Struijk (£3.9m) in the defensive midfield role vacated by the injured Kalvin Phillips (£4.9m).

Ezgjan Alioski (£4.4m) is the one who misses out as a result of Dallas’ positional change, with Jamie Shackleton (£4.8m) at right-back and Liam Cooper (£4.3m) paired with Luke Ayling (£4.4m) in central defence.

Captained by over 80% over the top 10k for Double Gameweek 25, Patrick Bamford (£6.9m) starts up-front with Raphinha (£5.4m) and Jack Harrison (£5.5m) providing the width.

Wolves are in a 3-4-3 formation for the visit of Leeds, which features Romain Saïss (£4.9m) and Leander Dendoncker (£4.6m) either side of Conor Coady (£4.8m) in the defence.

Jonny (£5.4m) and Nelson Semedo (£5.2m) are the left and right wing-backs respectively while Pedro Neto (£5.7m) and Adama Traoré (£6.0m) provide the width either side of front-man Willian José (£7.0m).

Double Gameweek 25 Line-ups

Wolves XI (3-4-3): Patrício; Saïss, Coady, Dendoncker; Jonny, Moutinho, Neves, Semedo; Neto, W José, A Traoré.

Leeds United XI (4-1-4-1): Meslier; Dallas, Cooper, Ayling, Shackleton; Struijk; Harrison, Roberts, Klich, Raphinha; Bamford.

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  1. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Would you BB this next week? 11 DGWers in first team (-4):

    McCarthy | Bamford | Raphinha | Dallas

    1. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Have you already taken the hit for one of these players? I'm not sure the relevance of the -4 here...?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Ings to DCL
        &
        Kilman to 4.7

        Relevance is the hit gets me the first team of doublers, thus bench is the SGWers

        1. Deulofail
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 1 day ago

          I don't se why the hit is worth it, personally, unless you're getting more extra fixtures down the road, too, then maybe. But part of the benefit would surely be to bench the Leeds players. BBing reduces the effective value of the hit in a way...?

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 1 day ago

            Assuming Kilman doesn’t play either, the hit is getting me 3 extra games.

            Of course I could take the hit and just play TC, so basically wondering if it’s worth BBing McCarthy and the Leeds boys, especially if Grealish is out

            1. Deulofail
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              7 months, 1 day ago

              3 more games than you'd get from making a single transfer (no hit), benching Kilman and playing a Leeds player. Hard to believe unless you're talking about future games, but then Ings has a double(s) coming up too. Then you'll need another hit to bring him back? Seems like the wrong move to me. Taking a hit to BB players you don't want in your XI... not a good sign imo

              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                7 months, 1 day ago

                Yeah, you know what I think Ings to DCL then reverse transfer following week potentially makes most sense.
                Cheers

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        And no not taken it yet, just early planning

    2. circusmonkey
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      If you can do a -4 for a better keeper it is worth it. You could get someone (the Fulham keeper maybe thinking about budget). Southampton's next double isn't worth it.

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        The hit is Kilman & Ings to 4.7 def & DCL

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Sorry as Deulo mentioned I wasn’t clear enough

        1. circusmonkey
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          7 months, 1 day ago

          Do another -4 imo.

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            7 months, 1 day ago

            Ok, could even abandon BB and just do Ings to DCL

  2. Forever In Our Shadow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Yet another captain fail. Thank god he has a second chance. Cheers. Bam.

    1. Party time
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Yeah. Fingers crossed for that

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Went for Ings and fearing the worst punishment imaginable

    3. JOELIO8701
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      You must be really nervous seeing as literally everybody else also captain him 🙂

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Absolutely. But it’s still another blank from my captain.

  3. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Raphinha realising his inner KdB

    1. AMBELLINA PRISE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Releasing

  4. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    unlucky Raph owners, on the bright side you will be laughing on Tuesday when he hauls

  5. Coys96
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    https://fplreview.com/season-review/#points_table

    Luck = -72.73

    Wbu you all?

    1. Coys96
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      (12%)

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

      -40.99 (25%)

      What's your OR?

    3. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Doesn’t work.

    4. KUN+10
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Help me understand this...says I have a projected rank of 800k. Im 400k now.

  6. Bobby
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    there's no chance of Bamford getting rested next game is there - I have just had a moment of very mild panic

    1. Garth Marenghi
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Really doubt that

    2. Boly Would
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      No

    3. Wild Rover
      • 11 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      He had a rest tonight

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

    Things were looking so good for Meslier at half time. Cue no 6th save and an own goal second half!

    1. Coys96
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      So so unlucky.

    2. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      10 pts to 1

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

        14+ if you own Dallas to!

  8. Coys96
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    There must be someone out there with Meslier Cooper & Raphinha 😀

  9. Kane and Ablett
    7 months, 1 day ago

    The Dallas Captain Club is giving Meslier a few dirty looks right now

  10. Lindelol
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    So anyone else going to FH in 26? Have 9 DG players but still I think I can benefit from FH the most in 26 as I can keep Leeds players plus ings. Plus I will be getting 11 good dgw players.

  11. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Ayling at fault for Wolves goal, quite a habit of his this season

  12. King Kohli
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Son or Barnes on WC?

    Salah Bruno Gundo xx ESR
    Kane DCL Watkins

  13. BeWater
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Putting FPL aside for a minute, Raphinha is just a hell of a signing for Leeds. Considering some of the huge fees paid these days 18M for him is a bargain. His delivery from open play crosses, free kicks and corners are excellent. Can see him just getting better as the season progresses.

    1. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      I see him being chased by other clubs soon...can see him being lined up to replace Firmino at Liverpool for example.

  14. Daniel Jebbison
    • 12 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    unlucky us raphinha owners

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Feel blessed with 4 points in a blank

  15. Stupendous
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Areola Dallas Raphinha Bamford with 11 more DGW players for 26

    BB is a given right?

    Have to surely?

    1. Eric the King
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      I will be, probably with a -4 to move one to a DGW player

    2. sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Meh... I probably wouldn’t but maybe I have too high hopes for BB on a dgw.

  16. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Have Son.
    A) Vardy for free
    B) Kane -4
    Leaning towards Vardy.

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 1 day ago

      B for me.

      Can you help me with my post below please ?

  17. Vazza
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 1 day ago

    What to do here guys?

    A. Grealish => Barnes/Maddison (free)

    B. Areola => Martinez (free)

    C. Grealish, Fodder => ESR, DCL (4pt hit)

    D. Areola, Grealish, Fodder => Martinez, ESR, DCL (8pt hit)

    Note: ESR will be a bench fodder for most weeks

    1. Vazza
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Anyone please?

  18. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Leeds v Southampton dgw, ouch.

    Not groundhog day but sting in the tail again?

    Maybe BB26 will pay back?