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Mee starts for Burnley as Barnes misses out with thigh injury

Backers of Burnley clean sheets will be pleased to see Ben Mee (£5.1m) return to the starting line-up for Double Gameweek 25.

The centre-back sustained a head injury in the first of two Double Gameweek 24 matches against Crystal Palace and ended up missing the second.

Having conceded to low-scoring Fulham in Mee’s absence, the Clarets will welcome back their captain with open arms.

With Erik Pieters (£4.3m) still on the sidelines, Charlie Taylor (£4.4m) earns his second successive Premier League start since returning from his own fitness problems.

At 15.7% ownership, Nick Pope (£5.6m) is the most popular Fantasy asset at Turf Moor today, boosted by Mee coming in for Kevin Long (£4.3m).

Ashley Barnes (£6.0m) is the latest Burnley striker to suffer from injury problems, missing out with a thigh problem today which means Matej Vydra (£4.8m) and Jay Rodriguez (£5.8m) lead the line.

Mbaye Diagne (£6.0m) fronts West Bromwich Albion’s attack at Turf Moor having registered two assists and a goal in his first four Premier League outings.

Still, only 0.4% of Fantasy managers have shown any interest in him thus far, Matheus Pereira (£5.4m) the most-popular starting Baggies asset in just 1.5% of teams worldwide.

Double Gameweek 25 Line-ups

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; C Taylor, Mee, Tarkowski, Lowton; McNeil, Westwood, Cork, Brownhill; Rodriguez, Vydra.

West Bromwich Albion XI (4-2-3-1): Johnstone; C Townsend, Bartley, Ajayi, Furlong; Yokuslu, Gallagher; M Phillips, M Pereira, Maitland-Niles; Diagne.

Double Gameweek 25 so far…

After Leeds assets produced a disappointing start to Double Gameweek 25 in their Friday-night defeat to Wolves, Southampton continued in similar style.

While Chelsea did not tear their defence apart in quite the same way as many anticipated, Alex McCarthy (£4.5m), Jannik Vestergaard (£4.7m) and company could not get a clean sheet, the former earning a late yellow card for time-wasting too.

Danny Ings (£8.5m) was the reason Southampton conceded, giving away a second-half penalty for a foul on Mason Mount (£6.8m).

Ings disappointed at the other end of the pitch too, blanking for the fifth time in his last six matches. His Gameweek 24 strike against Wolves is still his only attacking return since Gameweek 17.

Scoutcast differential Takumi Minamino (£6.0m) was the man that came through for the Saints, having produced a superior figure for minutes per shot than Ings over the two players’ last four Premier League matches.

Nathan Redmond (£6.4m) played the Liverpool loanee through in the first-half, who stabbed home with a cool finish.

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976 Comments Post a Comment
  1. SADIO SANÉ
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Bartley nailed?

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Yes.

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Sweet

  2. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Tark 3 baps

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      That's what I paid the premium for last week.
      Before selling him on WC this week.

      1. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        😀

  3. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Well I sure am glad I won't have Burnley players in next week.

    God they were absolutely awful!

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Lowton + Pope over the past 2 weeks have been the best players.

      Its about when you have the players 😉

      1. RECKLESS
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        So true. They helped me rise from 4k to 1500 and about. Pretty close at top so just 2.5k.rise not bad

  4. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    LOWTON NOOOOO

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Still got the BAPs 🙂

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        2 pt swing, could be worse i guess

  5. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    What a pointless last minute YC

    1. dogtanion
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Literally

    2. Gizzachance
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Yeah, have pope to, hopefully couple bonus for them

    3. Jurgen Flopp
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Lowton? Wasn't pointless. He tried to clear the ball and caught the man.

    4. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Hacking a man just outside the box, take no prisoners rather than concede a goal chance.

  6. jammie26
      2 months, 23 days ago

      As a non lowton owner that yellow card made me chuckle.

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        He’s still got a billion points, but yeah was slightly amusing

    • Bambi
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      bps updated. that lowton yellow took him from 30 to 27 now on for 2bps

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        27 joint with Tark?

    • Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Hoping DCL stays on bench, then

    • Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Poop 2bps?

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      If course I went Mee, no BAPS

    • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Pope so close to a 10 pointer - one save would have done it

      1. HonestBlatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        THIS

      2. Weilong7
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Shouldn’t that save before tark goal line clearance count as a save?

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          I had hoped so but can see why they didn’t give him it

          It was still going in after he touched it, took Tark to block it off the line

          1. Weilong7
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Sigh. So close yet so far feeling.. thought he have got the save point with 3..

        2. Wılly
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Wasn't a save because the ball went past him towards the goal, if Tarkowski wasn't there (or another Burnley defender) then it would have gone in

          1. Weilong7
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Fair enough.. 🙁

    • money face bandwagon
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      as a pope and lowton owner i guess its still 4pts bps

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Lowton still a legend.

      Two heroic GWs.

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        agreed. Tom Freeman knows

        1. wulfrunian
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          He benched him :p

    • Pulp Minion
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      DGW fever lead to me playing McCarthy over Pope, meh!!

      1. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Everyone on here told me to play Pope over McCarthy. Thanks for the advice...

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      2 BAPS for Pope?

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Yup’

    • diesel001
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Tarkowski (27)
      Lowton (26)
      Pope (26)
      Johnstone (25)

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Hopefully 3 after the big chance created

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Lowton my highest scoring player even after captain

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      No lowton, argh well can’t be greedy, 8 is a very good score and hopefully more than Dallas will get

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 23 days ago

        7 🙁

    • Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      That Lowton yellow card cost me two points. Season over.

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        but just imagine if you were a Mee owner lol

      2. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        😀

    • dogtanion
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Such a pity that Burnley and Wovles will be in the pl next season..offer absolutely nothing in terms of entertainment

      1. Pompel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Lowton baps very entertainng to me

    • Pumpy Pro
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Has there ever been any more undeserved baps than what Pope has just got ? 2 "saves" in the first half. Then nothing all game 😆

      1. DandyDon
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Was the same all of last season. Drove me crazy!

        1. Pumpy Pro
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          They proper need a revamp. It is actually comical

      2. TheSteel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        After at least 11 years playing, this is your most notable injustice observed?

        1. Pumpy Pro
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          One of them yes. McCauley's "goal" from his strand of hair was the worse. That one summed FPL up nicely but their hero Sutherns had him so expected

          Did you watch the game ? Pope was virtually non existant

      3. dogtanion
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        De Bruyne's against West Brom

    • DandyDon
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Could have been better without yellows for Mee and lowton (thought first one was after a tark tackle!?) but at least WBA didn’t score one of those sitters. Can’t exactly argue if tark gets max bps, great goal line clearance

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        The Mee one was off the ball.

        Tark tackle looked clean.

    • Party time
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Wish they could just relegate west brom already

      1. DandyDon
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Played a lot better than Fulham did last game drawing 1-1 with Fulham. Burnley’s defence was actually most comfortable against Fulham out of last 3 but kept CS’s in other two.

    • Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Lowton owners in the mud... losing us 2 points in the last minute of the game like an absolute fool

      1. RECKLESS
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Only losers will crib after that goal line clearance. I welcome it even with 1800 ovr rank

        1. Pukki Blinders
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Amazing way to fit in a subtle brag

      2. jammie26
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Found this very amusing.

      3. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Highlights from that game Mike Dean jogging to the screen and multiple slow mo replays of him reaching to his backpocket

      4. BeaversWithAttitude
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Makes you wonder what the result would have been without the sending off...

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Probably 0-0

        2. Party time
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          2 nil Burnley

        3. Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          -1 - -1

        4. Weilong7
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Wba almost won though one man down..

      5. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Pope looking the correct decision over EMI then, I expect Leicester to score

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Yes 2 minimum I predict

      6. Joey Tribbiani
          2 months, 23 days ago

          triple burnley def bringing in the points

        • Coys96
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          The bench nightmare continues lol

          GW15: Dallas 6 Soucek 10
          GW17: Soucek 11
          GW18: Mitchell 8
          GW19: BB 8 points TOTAL
          GW21: Bamford 15 Dallas 7
          GW22: R.James 8
          GW23: Martinez 9 Foden 16 Dallas 12
          GW24: Martinez 12 Cresswell 12
          GW25: Tarkowski 9

          1. Londongeezaa
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Ouch

          2. Pukki Blinders
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Play all those and you’d be winning fpl right about now

          3. Crunchie
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 23 days ago

            Quite similar to mine since the wasted BB in GW19

        • Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          15 points from Pope and Lowton - Can't complain even after the yellow.