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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
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Raphinha Captain...Lets Go!

    1. Maeki2
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 27 days ago

      This is the way

      1. tiger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

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

  2. Meinhoff
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Play up Bambi

  3. camarozz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 27 days ago

    Wat time were fixtures announced? I was driving..

    1. Meinhoff
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      2 mins after the deadline

      1. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

        Seriously?

        That’s brutal.

      2. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 27 days 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
          1 month, 27 days 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
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Around deadline time

    3. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 27 days ago

      18:30:01

  4. Bielsa Murderball
      1 month, 27 days ago

      Who is the cheapest nailed forward apart from Mcgoldrick?

      1. Daniel - When to BB?
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

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

        1. Bielsa Murderball
            1 month, 27 days ago

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

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Maja?

        2. Jamizz
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          maja?

        3. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Maja best option by far

      2. liverpool01
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 27 days ago

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

        1. Gazwaz80
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 27 days ago

          Nope

          1. liverpool01
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            You serious not a -4 hit?

            1. Honourvolley
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

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

              BB doesn't count as a transfer!

              1. liverpool01
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

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

              2. liverpool01
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                I thought chip counted as a transfer lmao

            2. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

              For using your transfers???

        2. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 27 days 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
            1 month, 27 days ago

            He's already confused FFS 😆

          2. Pipermaru
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 27 days 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 month, 27 days 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 month, 27 days ago

                ^your team scores

          • Daniel - When to BB?
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

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

            1. Mr. O'Connell
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 27 days 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
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                This!!! It hardly pays off

            2. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 27 days ago

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

              1. Daniel - When to BB?
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

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

            3. Pukki Party
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              27

          • Matjes_taet
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

            Thanks to Ben Crellin.
            Playing WC feels right now.

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

            1. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

              Haaaaaa thanks to crellin you got rid of Bruno

          • thomashl
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 27 days ago

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

            Season ruined

            1. Daniel - When to BB?
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 27 days 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
                1 month, 27 days ago

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

                1. Daniel - When to BB?
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

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

                  1. Sloane426
                    • 1 Year
                    1 month, 27 days ago

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

                    1. Daniel - When to BB?
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      i have the fh

          • mynameisq
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 27 days 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
              1 month, 27 days ago

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

            2. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 27 days ago

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

              1. thomashl
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Yes mate, hate it...

                1. Amey
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 27 days 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
              1 month, 27 days 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
              1 month, 27 days ago

              I have all chips left now. Feck PL

              1. Bushwhacker
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 27 days ago

                How is this a bad thing???

          • Vazza
              1 month, 27 days 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 month, 27 days ago

                  Anyone please

                • djman102
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

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

                • Gandalf
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

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

              2. DandyDon
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days 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!)

              3. Free Hat
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Whos the best defensive asset besides Digne @Everton?

                Keane not always starting so not sure.

                1. Rainer
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

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

                  1. Free Hat
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Thx.

                2. Limbo
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 27 days 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
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Thx. Yeah priced out for Digne atm.

              4. RamaJama
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 27 days ago

                Transferred Grealish out for Raphina, know Grealish will play

                1. Vazza
                    1 month, 27 days 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
                      • 8 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

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

                2. Stand By Mee
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 27 days 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?

                3. Deulofail
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

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

                  1. SADIO SANÉ
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    certainly wish I didn't bother with Dallas now

                4. Pep Roulette
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Playing BB in DGW26

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

                  1. SADIO SANÉ
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 27 days 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
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Neto after GW29 looks gold

                  2. thomashl
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

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

                5. Daniel - When to BB?
                  • 11 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  Any chance Gundo to fall in price tonight?

                  1. badgerboy
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    Miles off. At -21

                    1. Daniel - When to BB?
                      • 11 Years
                      1 month, 27 days 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
                        • 8 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

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

                        1. Daniel - When to BB?
                          • 11 Years
                          1 month, 27 days ago

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

                6. Yank Revolution
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

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

                7. Joyce1998
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

                  best moves??

                  A- Ings + Digne > Vardy + White/Taylor

                  Or

                  B- Digne + Sterling > KDB + Cresswell

                  1. Joyce1998
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    C- save and keep

                8. Sgt Frank Drebin
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 27 days ago

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

                  1. Amey
                    • 2 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

                    I'm with you

                  2. Parsnips
                      1 month, 27 days ago

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

                    • Chucky
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      2 goals 2 assists inc for Rafa...

                    • badgerboy
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      I'm reading that in Leslie Nielsens voice.

                    • AMBELLINA PRISE
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Grealish DEFINITELY out

                      1. Sgt Frank Drebin
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        How do you know that he is DEFINITELY out?

                    • Jon Walter's Hatty
                      • 7 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      90pc of managers dont own

                      1. Sgt Frank Drebin
                        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                        • 4 Years
                        1 month, 27 days 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

                    • Pukki Party
                      • 3 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

                      Only 10% overall ownership

                  3. Chucky
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 27 days ago

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

                    1. Rainer
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 4 Years
                      1 month, 27 days ago

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

                      Too cheap and offers so much value.

                      1. Chucky
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

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

                        1. Sloane426
                          • 1 Year
                          1 month, 27 days ago

                          You and Fudgy should make a YouTube channel.

                    2. Vazza
                        1 month, 27 days ago

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

                    3. Deulofail
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 27 days 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
                        • 7 Years
                        1 month, 27 days ago

                        It is looking juicy!

                      2. SADIO SANÉ
                        • 5 Years
                        1 month, 27 days 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
                          1 month, 27 days ago

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

                        2. Deulofail
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 27 days ago

                          Nice. If only I still had BB...

                          1. SADIO SANÉ
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 27 days 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 month, 27 days ago

                          Wow!! You should now change your name to Deulopass

                          1. Deulofail
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 27 days ago

                            😀

                        • Super Saints
                          • 4 Years
                          1 month, 27 days ago

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

                          Looking ok?

                      4. GROBARI
                          1 month, 27 days 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
                            • 6 Years
                            1 month, 27 days ago

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

                        • W
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 27 days ago

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

                          1. W
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 27 days ago

                            Reply fail to Drebin

                        • Sondre van Bank
                          • 7 Years
                          1 month, 27 days ago

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

                          1. W
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 27 days ago

                            Difficult to advise removing Son before that DGW...

                        • bitm2007
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 6 Years
                          1 month, 27 days 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
                            • 6 Years
                            1 month, 27 days 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.

                        • Lindelol
                          • 2 Years
                          1 month, 27 days 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
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 27 days ago

                            1 & 5

                            1. Lindelol
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 27 days 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 month, 27 days ago

                              2 & 3

                            • Sun Jihai
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 27 days ago

                              3, 4

                              1. Lindelol
                                • 2 Years
                                1 month, 27 days ago

                                This looks good

                            • Gandalf
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 10 Years
                              1 month, 27 days ago

                              2+3

                          3. Muscout
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 27 days 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)

                          4. jason_ni
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 27 days 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!

                          5. AMBELLINA PRISE
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            1 month, 27 days ago

                            Grealish injury confirmed

                            1. KAPTAIN KANE
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 27 days ago

                              Pasta with no sauce?

                            2. IRBOX ⚽
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 27 days ago

                              Huh?

                            3. dunas_dog
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              1 month, 27 days ago

                              Is that a confirmed fact or a question

                              1. AMBELLINA PRISE
                                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                                1 month, 27 days ago

                                You be the judge