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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. Von Lipwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    More bench points sigh... watch me get nothing on the bb next week

    1. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Ditto. Areola and Holgate with Stones and possibly Grealish to come

  2. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Lowton owners lost 4 BAPs and 2 points in 1 second, awesome!

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      still better than Tark and Mee in the past 2 GWs

      1. Fred54
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        This

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          I don't think I was comparing him to anyone was I?

    2. money face bandwagon
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      1 point lost only if u are also a pope owner

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Lowton: 3.7%
        Pope: 15.7%

    3. Silecro
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Doesnt bother us at all, feeling lucky to get cs seeing the chances WBA had

    4. Roy Hudd
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Massively gutted about the 7 points from Lowton. Haha. Tool.

    5. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Actually dropped to 1 bonus too later with Pope rising, so 3 points lost in pretty much last kick of game. Doh!

  3. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Based on their quality of finishing, West Brom deserve to get relegated!

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      They managed 3 goals against us 😆

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        That was such a freak score line!

  4. yosim
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Why didn't Pope get a save point for that last one where he clashed with wba player

    1. Pumpy Pro
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      It wasn't a save he didn't shoot . Just accept your undeserved 2 baps and be happy that FPL is broken 😉

    2. Wılly
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Because it wasn't a shot on target, he just picked up a loose a pass

    3. yosim
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      fair enough! 🙂

  5. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    The best double cs of the season.

    1. Esalman
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Yeah nearly 10 point gain according to livefpl with BUR double up.

  6. Polka Wakey O'Dot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Shocking. I think I’d be quite worried if I was a Dingles fan.

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Having six fingers is always a concern.

      1. Polka Wakey O'Dot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Aye. I’ll look forward to not being able to watch them at Ewood next season.

      2. Flynniesta
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        🙂 🙂 🙂

  7. THE KING CANTONA
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Burnley Defenders live points (incl. Live bonus):
    Mee 5,
    C Taylor 6.
    Lowton 7.
    Pope 8.
    Tark 9.

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Guess who I went for

      1. Egg noodle
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Lol

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      17 points then and up to 23 off 4.

    3. AC Yew
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Great started McCarthy over Pope!

      1. The VAR Team
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Correct decision at least

  8. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Deserve so much more for starting Pope and Mee, non owners very lucky

    1. money face bandwagon
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      not really. westbrom late rally..happy with a double cs

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        This.

        Lucky to keep a clean sheet against 10 men.

        I thought it would be a draw but 1-1 if Burnley could score.

    2. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Is that a joke?

      West Brom could've had 4

    3. Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Lol think you’re the lucky one actually. You’d best thank Mike Dean for your points today

    4. Would Ed Woodward
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Are you kidding? I own Pope and feel lucky to even get a CS, West Brom missed about 3 sitters.

    5. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      How much more could you get?!

      Expecting hattricks from both of them?

    6. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Are you kidding? They rode their luck hugely and got away with murder to get a CS. I speak as a Lowton owner.

      You don't half talk some rubbish.

  9. Salan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Benching Tarkowski hurts

    Hope one of Cancelo, Gundo, Sterling don't show up

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo might not get any minutes. Gundo will get appearance, Sterling will start.

      Is my guess but who knows what Pep is gonna do

      1. Salan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Sigh

    2. money face bandwagon
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      u must have excellent defenders

      1. Salan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cancelo, Maguire, Dallas, Mee

        Choose one of Mee and Tarkowski, and get it wrong

  10. fedolefan
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Triple burnley defense from last week. Woohoo!

  11. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    People looking for a 3rd Pope save from when Tark cleared off the line are a special breed.

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      It highlights a good point though - do defenders get save points?

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Goal line clearance BPS needed.

    2. SADIO SANÉ
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      No one seriously thinks so surely

    3. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      You think these people are actually watching the game?

    4. Pumpy Pro
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      " morons "

  12. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    20 points so far actually not looking too bad!

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Welcome to the Lowton train. Everyone geting off now for DGW26

  13. Athletico Underachieving
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Annoying, but if I’d have been offered this many points from Lowton from 3 starts before the Palace game I’d have taken it!

      DCL on the bench is highly irritating though

    • Wılly
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Burnley should have conceded about 3 times, very lucky points (Tark+Pope owner)

      1. Esalman
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Considering how many times I lost point due to bad luck, I'll take it lol

      2. Polka Wakey O'Dot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        It was West Brom with ten men. FPL aside that result doesn’t bode well for them. I could actually see something about WBA despite the poor finishing...but I couldn’t see anything in Burnley I liked at all.

      3. yosim
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        always the sweetest points 😀

      4. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Very. Some luck for me 🙂

      5. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Not lucky. West Brom finishing was poor. A better team would have schooled Burnley today.

    • Party time
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Salah hat trick tonight please

      1. Von Lipwig
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        no, please

    • Bookkeeper
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      score check:
      21 from 5

      1. SADIO SANÉ
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        47 from 4

        1. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Who did you captain?

      2. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        20 from 4

      3. Party time
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        8 from 3

      4. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Please don’t

    • Pukki Blinders
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Burnley defence EO still over 100%? Think I’ve had a red arrow from owning just Lowton...

    • Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      25 points so far. Now DCL one pointer will ruin things

    • Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      At least Pope got me 8. Mee on the bench hurts.

      1. Rolls-Royce
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Dw, Pep will rescue you

      2. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        5 points? That's not worth worrying about. Tarkowski on mine lol

        1. Salan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Same here.

    • Rolls-Royce
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Must suck being a Burnley supporter. How can one not score against a 10 men WBA?

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        There consistently competing in the Premier league. Compared to other teams in Pennine Lancashire they're performing well.

    • AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Are we still allowed to post after the horse has bolted?

      Yay or Neigh

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Neigh

    • AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      1 nil Everton!

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Richarlison.

        Everton win, it was 7.5 to 1.

        If i was still gambling I would have had that pre DCL news.

    • RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      LeakyPool...

    • Sahin
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      What to do with this team???

      Pope steer
      Dallas cancelo stones alonso cresswell
      Bruno son soucek barnes sterling
      Ings Bamford Brewster

      I have BB, TC and wildcard