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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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1,568 Comments Post a Comment
  1. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Raphinha Captain...Lets Go!

    1. Maeki2
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 1 day ago

      This is the way

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

        question is...the way up or down? 😀

  2. Meinhoff
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Play up Bambi

  3. camarozz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Wat time were fixtures announced? I was driving..

    1. Meinhoff
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      2 mins after the deadline

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

        Seriously?

        That’s brutal.

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

        1 minute after the deadline. I am 100% certain it is on purpose. They posted on the PL Youtube channel some FPL related videos from the fpl show, 20 minutes before the deadline, so they know and it is on purpose

        1. Pipermaru
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 1 day ago

          Pep mentioned their additional fixtures with Wolves and Southampton midweek so it was obviously well known to him back then announced just now on purpose.

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

      Around deadline time

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

      18:30:01

  4. Bielsa Murderball
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Who is the cheapest nailed forward apart from Mcgoldrick?

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

      He is not nailed on, I owned him for 6-7 weeks, got him for the double

      1. Bielsa Murderball
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Ohh okay...so anyone apart from him who's nailed under 5.5?

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

          Maja?

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

      maja?

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Maja best option by far

  5. liverpool01
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Dumb question I have 2FT, if I use my 2FT and bb in gw 26 is that a -4?

    1. Gazwaz80
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Nope

      1. liverpool01
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        You serious not a -4 hit?

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

          Of course not a hit! Why do you think it would be?

          BB doesn't count as a transfer!

          1. liverpool01
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 1 day ago

            I see lol I didn't know that never used 2 ft and a chip!

          2. liverpool01
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 1 day ago

            I thought chip counted as a transfer lmao

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

          For using your transfers???

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

      If the player you bring in for a hit plays twice in the DGW some would argue it’s a -2...

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

        He's already confused FFS 😆

      2. Pipermaru
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        I only use that logic if my player doesn't play at all, if it's 1 game vs 2 games it's more tricky 🙂

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

      It’s not a dumb question mate.

      The transfers would only cost you 4 points if your scores 2 offside goals which are overruled by VAR during the gameweek

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

        ^your team scores

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

    So when to play the BB? I can't play it now since I am on WC

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Useless chip. Just use it when the moment presents itself. I'm gonna write a thesis on the fallacy of the bench boost chip when I have time.

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

        This!!! It hardly pays off

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

      Whenever there's a double, you're not using other chips and you have 15 players playing.

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

        The second keeper is my problem. And I agree it is silly chip anyways

    3. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      27

  7. Matjes_taet
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Thanks to Ben Crellin.
    Playing WC feels right now.

    Got rid of Bruno. Only game that really scares me now.

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Haaaaaa thanks to crellin you got rid of Bruno

  8. thomashl
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    I didn’t go through with playing my WC because of the uncertainty, now I feel like s**t.

    Season ruined

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

      No worries, we can sell Leeds players and Ings. I am on my WC now, It is fun

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

        Appreciate it mate. But, they play in gw29? Couldn’t you just bench them next week?

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

          I think having a strong first 11 is a better value than keeping all those lads on the bench

          1. Sloane426
            • 2 Years
            7 months, 1 day ago

            You’re ***** for 29 with no Leeds.

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

              i have the fh

  9. mynameisq
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    What did they actually get from not letting us see the fixtures before the deadline

    Other than a cheap advantage for the people in the know

    1. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Make sure wildcarders did not get their team set proper for 26.

    2. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      This. A terrible move from FPL. !@!##@

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

        Yes mate, hate it...

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

          That was sarcastic post. FPL has nothing to do with it. It's PL who did it

    3. thomashl
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      If the point is leveling the playing field, they should just announce it in due time.

      Agree, now they just made it harder for everyone to plan. I wouldn’t waste (potentially) the most powerful chip on something that was not announced.

    4. Amey
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      I have all chips left now. Feck PL

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

        How is this a bad thing???

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

    How to improve the team below guys -

    —————Martinez————
    ———Robbo Dias Stones————
    Salah Bruno Son Grealish Gundo
    ————Kane Watkins————
    Bench: Lowton, Struijk, Brewster

    0.0 ITB, 1 FT

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

      Anyone please

    2. djman102
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      I think you have your answer. Though if Grealish is out for a while, move him to Madd/Barnes

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

      Bench weak but you know that and the 11 looks solid. Don't think Robbo worth his price tag still

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

    Very happy Meslier started, thought he’d be dropped and had Pope in my team all week but you never know with keepers (and I have two Burnley defenders playing anyway!)

  12. Free Hat
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Whos the best defensive asset besides Digne @Everton?

    Keane not always starting so not sure.

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

      Godfrey is their best defender but Carlo likes swapping them around.

      1. Free Hat
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Thx.

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

      Godfrey on the pitch. In FPL terms; Keane. Mina out + threat from set pieces. Holgate/Coleman one behind Godfrey/Keane for starts.

      But we’re porous - so it’s Digne or bust imo.

      1. Free Hat
        • 2 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Thx. Yeah priced out for Digne atm.

  13. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Transferred Grealish out for Raphina, know Grealish will play

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

      It’s pretty much confirmed that he’s injured. Apparently several of his teammates have removed him from their fpl teams

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Tbf, he's not been on form FPL-wise...

  14. Stand By Mee
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    To play a decent BB, I would need to take a -8 to replace Holding, Coufal and Raph.
    Probably with Shaw, Dunk and Barnes or something like that.

    Is a -8 acceptable in a big DGW like this? Or should I TC Kane and hold my BB to use it combined with my WC later?

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

    I have no Leeds players. I guess I'll have to make up the ~10 points from 3 players elsewhere.

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      certainly wish I didn't bother with Dallas now

  16. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Playing BB in DGW26

    A. Keep Raphinha
    B. Raphinha to Lookman or someone else for -4

    1. SADIO SANÉ
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      it is a bit of a dilemma, depends how Villa look - WBA Pereira is on my radar, as is Neto/Traore/El Ghazi

      1. Jon Walter's Hatty
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Neto after GW29 looks gold

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

      Would just keep raph, he’s been great the last weeks

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

    Any chance Gundo to fall in price tonight?

    1. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Miles off. At -21

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

        but we have been so wrong this season. I am on a WC and don't own him. Want to get him but don't want to loose 0.1m on him straight away

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 9 Years
          7 months, 1 day ago

          Nah he's underpriced, no matter transfers out he's not gonna fall

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

            but that is 0.1m lost man, i will get him gundo tomorrow

  18. Yank Revolution
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    I finally get in that SOB Dallas and they move him to left back...unreal

  19. Joyce1998
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    best moves??

    A- Ings + Digne > Vardy + White/Taylor

    Or

    B- Digne + Sterling > KDB + Cresswell

    1. Joyce1998
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      C- save and keep

  20. Sgt Frank Drebin
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    I feel like I'm the only person here without Raphinha. Grealish better play and score...

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

      I'm with you

    2. Parsnips
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Number 1 in the world doesn’t have Raphina or Dallas...

    3. Chucky
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      2 goals 2 assists inc for Rafa...

    4. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      I'm reading that in Leslie Nielsens voice.

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

      Grealish DEFINITELY out

      1. Sgt Frank Drebin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        How do you know that he is DEFINITELY out?

    6. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      90pc of managers dont own

      1. Sgt Frank Drebin
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        Yeah but all the best managers got him. Borges, Ronka, that chess guy, the others... If I was sure that Grealish is out I would get him too. I always make a bad decision based on roumors so decided to mainly ignore them

    7. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Only 10% overall ownership

  21. Chucky
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Is Gundo a must have for DGW 26? not owning him so far has ruined my season..

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

      Wouldn’t want to go without if he’s fit, Chuckster.

      Too cheap and offers so much value.

      1. Chucky
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 1 day ago

        thanks rainy... need to make the most out these juicy DGWs so I can get a top 100k finish....

        1. Sloane426
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 1 day ago

          You and Fudgy should make a YouTube channel.

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

      Get him mate. He’s an absolute steal at a price of 6m

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

    Feeling pretty good about next week right now 🙂

    Martinez!
    Cancelo! Stones! TAA! Mee!
    Bruno! Son! Gundo!
    Kane(tc?)! DCL! Ings

    McCarthy | Smith Rowe, Minamino, Mitchell!

    1 FT
    2.0 ITB
    WC/TC/FH intact
    ! = DGW

    Will probably save FT, injuries permitting. How does your team compare?

    1. W
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      It is looking juicy!

    2. SADIO SANÉ
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Martinez! Guaita!
      Cancelo! Digne! Pereira! Castagne! Dallas
      Bruno! Gundog! Foden! Barnes! Raph
      Kane! DCL! Bamford

      then a -4 to take out Raph (BB)

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

        Cool, seems most are going without Salah - makes me feel better

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

        Nice. If only I still had BB...

        1. SADIO SANÉ
          • 6 Years
          7 months, 1 day ago

          ha you're still looking good there, I'm not overly keen on BBing Raph or Dallas, but don't want a -8 either...

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

      Wow!! You should now change your name to Deulopass

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

        😀

    4. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Martinez
      Cancelo Stones Mee
      Salah Bruno Son Gundogan
      Kane Watkins Bamford
      Pope Raphina Dallas Coufal

      Looking ok?

  23. GROBARI
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Sorry for repost,and for this long comment 😀
    How can i bring in Kane and not transfering out DCL because he is having a beautiful double.
    2FT £1.5m
    Martinez Steer
    Mee Lowton Stonws Dias Dallas
    Son Salah Bruno Gundo Raph
    Bam Ings DCL
    Cheers!

    1. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Has to be for Ings, funded by downgrade Dallas to Struijk

  24. W
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    No Raphina here... both rivals own and one captained :/

    1. W
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Reply fail to Drebin

  25. Sondre van Bank
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Have Son and Bamford. No tempting transfers and 2fts.
    Would you do the two above to Kane(C) + Pereira? for free?

    1. W
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Difficult to advise removing Son before that DGW...

  26. bitm2007
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Fellow WC'ers would you have done anything differently if the DGW fixtures were released before the GW deadline ?

    1. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      I would have gone El Mohamady over White now I know I've I'm getting Kane for Ings, not Grealish for Raphina for DGW26.

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

    On FH 26 Triple city should be Ederson and
    Pick the other TWO
    1. Cancelo
    2. Dias
    3. Gundo
    4. KDB
    5. Sterling
    6. Foden

    1. W
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      1 & 5

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

        Have 9 DGW players though but not the ideal ones and can add two more(Kane and Watkins for Ings and Bamford). So don't should I play FH or not?

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

      2 & 3

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      3, 4

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

        This looks good

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

      2+3

  28. Muscout
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    How does this plan sound?

    Played WC25, Will BB26, no FH left

    McCarthy
    Cancelo Shaw Dallas
    Salah Bruno Gundo Raphinha
    Kane Ings Bam

    Martinez Barnes Rudiger Dier

    26 - Raph and Ings to Grealish/Neto and Watkins -4 (Gives me 7 GW29 players)

    27 - Salah to KDB

    2 FT until 29 to bring in GW29 players (gives me 9 GW29 players without hits)

  29. jason_ni
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 1 day ago

    Every week my team is getting more templatey!

    Up to 83% based on live fpl.
    Not sure that's a Good thing, need my differentials!

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

    Grealish injury confirmed

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

      Pasta with no sauce?

    2. IRBOX ⚽
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Huh?

    3. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      7 months, 1 day ago

      Is that a confirmed fact or a question

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

        You be the judge