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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. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    Raphinha’s about to get 4 points in total.

    1. W
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      That would be lovely for me!

    2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      tonight? not a bad start then

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Over the DGW.

    3. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Due a YC...

    4. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Having watched him play past 2 weeks, 4 pts total would really surprise me

      1. Utopsis
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 24 days ago

        last few weeks *

  2. Kane Lane
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    Calvert Firmino to Kane Watkins -4?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Losing DCL isn’t great but yes.

    2. W
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Kane is likely going to be 'essential', if that's the best way to get him in then so be it

    3. palace ash
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      I'd do that.

    4. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      No

    5. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Don't do it.

  3. palace ash
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    Konsa (lee/shu) or Ben Davies (BUR/ful) for the DGW and GW29 (they play each other at Villa Park).

    1. Pipermaru
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Konsa, Leeds not good at defending set pieces and SHU goal-shy.

  4. MoSalalalalalalalalah
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    Watkins + Sterling > Kane + Barnes (-4) for DGW26?

    0.7 ITB

    Pope
    Cancelo | Mee | Dallas
    Raphinha | Gundogan | Bruno | Son | Sterling
    Ings | Bamford

    GK: Martinez | Watkins | Cresswell | Digne

    1. MoSalalalalalalalalah
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Or get DCL

      1. Pipermaru
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Get DCL

  5. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    After activating WC my template rating has dropped 76% to 68%. This can go either ways!

    1. W
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Anything around 70% is probably good for climbing ranks, providing you have the right differentials

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Got 5 of them around my OR!

        1. W
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          Nice! You're pretty high-flying this season right?

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 24 days ago

            Better than all my previous seasons. At 105K right now. So not exactly high-flying!

  6. W
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    Finance question:

    Ings: Bought at 8.4m, could rise tonight to 8.6m, bring selling value up to 8.5m (effectively earning 0.1m profit)
    Kane: could rise tonight

    Is it better buy Kane before the rise, or net the 0.1m profit and buy Kane at the higher price?

    1. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Same same isn't it?

      1. W
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        I thought so, but if I were to by Kane before the rise, the selling value won't rise with it so I wouldn't be able to get the profit from it, just increases the squad value

        1. W
          • 8 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          *buy

        2. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          Don't buy Kane yet anyway - he hasn't even played for GW25 yet and just came back from an injury!

    2. djman102
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Financially it's a coin toss, since neither price change is guaranteed. I'd wait to make sure Kane doesn't get injured next game.

  7. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    Should have done the WC this GW right? All games for DGW confirmed? Jesus

  8. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    Knew Bamford would have a high EO but wow that's crazy, 180%!

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Madness.

      Thought Bruno would eat into the DGW captaincy more this GW, not less.

    2. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Jeeeez

    3. Daniel Jebbison
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      he is so cheap so everyone has him

  9. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    A Bamford haul will be great, but not do much in moving up the ranks.

    1. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Rival has him TCd. RIP.

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      It’s all about owning his assister.

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Texas

    3. W
      • 8 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      True, the only reasoned I captained was to protect myself from a huge rank drop if he does haul... Shame when captaincy choices come down to this 🙁

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        I hate to admit, but I did too.

  10. Ha.
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    I was really banking on a Dallas 15 pointer tonight

    1. Gandalf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      He's scored plenty of times playing from left or right back so possibility

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Very disappointed hearing he's moved to LB.

  11. MoSalalalalalalalalah
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 24 days ago

    What's EO? Sorry this is probably dumb

    1. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Effective Ownership

    2. Amey
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Effective Ownership.

      If you © a player that means his EO for you is 200%

    3. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Enticing Orifices

      Or

      Expected Ownership

      Whichever floats your boats

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        *effective not expected - that’s Opta’s gig, heir new stat for the market, Xeo

      2. MoSalalalalalalalalah
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        So I assume it's good if your EO percentage is high?

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          Everyone focuses into one thing.

          Essentially you want to captain the highest point scorer and have all the other points possible.

          If you captain a differential with less owners your net score is better than most.

    4. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Ownership plus captaincy. If 50% of players own, say, Salah and 50% if them Captain him his EO is 75%. If they all captain him his EO is 100%.

  12. Dash4
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Torture being a Leeds supporter with Bamford (not C) and seeing my 4 mini league rivals have all captained him.

    • Amey
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Guys asking about Transfers for next GW .... Take a back seat will yeah 😆

      Aren't you all tired ??

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Truer words were never spoken

      2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Hahaha! Good one Amey! I promise I wont ask (maybe). Already have 10 DGWers.

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          So many games to go. Lot will change surely. Grealish if injured changes hell lot of things !

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 24 days ago

            Absolutely! Never owned him btw.

    • Daniel Jebbison
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      On a WC, get Gundo tonight or be afraid of a potential price drop tonight and get him tomorrow?

      1. Amey
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Yes do it

      2. Keeptrying
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        lol. get him tomorrow

      3. Pipermaru
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Wait, what? Don't buy a player who's about to drop in price.

    • Daniel Jebbison
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      So basically Bamford's points don't matter.

      Come ooooooon Raphinha !!!!

    • SM001
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Alioski benched. Great start to the gameweek. : /

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Rival played bb and have him so its great!!

    • Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Multiple staff transferred OUT Grealish!

      ○ [02-19] Matt Targett
      ○ [02-19] Conor Hourihane
      ○ [02-19] Neil Taylor
      ○ [02-19] Scott (1st Team Performance Analyst)
      ○ [02-18] Rob (Physio)

      This now looks confirmed (almost)

      1. W
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Ominous

        1. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          Feeling great as I transferred him out for Raph.

      2. Yank Revolution
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Cheaters

        1. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          certainly

      3. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        John McGinn also transferred out Watkins

      4. Pipermaru
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Last week Jack Stephens transferred out McCarthy and he wasn't dropped, besiades I saw that post about Targett transferring Grealish out about an hour before deadline so I'm not sure how valid it is.

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Bamford due a Friday night blank.

    • Stormbringer22
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 24 days ago

      Who would have thought that Kane of all people would be one of my biggest differentials this week.

    • Parsnips
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Looking forward to watching this. Triple leeds could go really well or horribly...

      • Salarrivederci
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Bamford, Mee & Coufal to DCL, Pereira & Stones (-8) and BB!

        Martínez - Areola
        Cancelo - Pereira - AWB - Stones - Targett
        Salah - Fernandes - Maddison - Gundogan - Raphinha
        (K)ane - DCL - Watkins

        Can't w8!

      • Yank Revolution
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Anyone familiar with the lady on color commentary for this match (NBC Sports Network)? I've never heard a woman commentator for a Prem match.

        1. Sack The Glazers
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          not on NBCSports, it's on Peacock. Normally don't have female announcers on NBCSports

          1. Yank Revolution
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 24 days ago

            Its the same thing man...owned by same company, just an alternative platform.

            1. Sack The Glazers
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 24 days ago

              it's not the same thing. you pay for peacock, you don't for nbcs. when the matches are on nbcs, they don't have female announcers

              1. Yank Revolution
                • 9 Years
                3 months, 24 days ago

                No, Sherlock, you DON'T pay for Peacock if you subscribe to Comcast cable, like I do - it becomes free...Please go away if you're not going to answer the original question.

                1. Sack The Glazers
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  3 months, 24 days ago

                  I don't have comcast SHERLOCK, so I pay for it. So again, if the matches are broadcast on peacock, like this one is (notice the peacock logo on the top right of the screen), they will use female announcers.NBCS matches do not

      • TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        So I have no Leeds players.

        I’ll be back in 2 hours to understand the half-time pain

      • BIG TONES
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        I capped Salah this GW. Got a really good feeling it will be a great differential captain vs Everton who are shipping goals + Merseyside derby often is high scoring. Good luck to all this week!

      • Daniel Jebbison
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        WC Draft 1

        Martinez Forster (if he gets the nod since I still have the BB)

        Alonso Dias Cancelo Amartey Shaw

        Son Bruno Salah ESR Gundo

        Watkins DCL Kane

        0.1 ITB

        Please rate it

        1. aapoman
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          Pretty much exactly my 1st draft

      • Bookkeeper
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Cmon Raphi

      • Alisson WondHaaland
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Ayling at RB, attacking return or yellow card?

        1. Sun Jihai
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          Attacking return and YC for Dallas
          Reward for long suffering Ayling owners

      • jonnybhoy
        • 8 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Antonio, Ings, Alioski and Justin to Kane, Watkins, Targett and Veltman for -8pts?

        1. Stand By Mee
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          What if Lamptey is back?

          1. jonnybhoy
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 24 days ago

            Do a -4pts changing Targett to Konsa

      • DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Who’s on corners for Leeds?

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          Raph takes everything with Phillips out, bar pens.

        2. SADIO SANÉ
          • 5 Years
          3 months, 24 days ago

          Raph

      • MoSalalalalalalalalah
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 24 days ago

        Watkins + Sterling > Kane + Barnes for -4?