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

    No DCL?

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

      No

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

      On the bench.

    3. EmreCan Hustle
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Bench

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

    LIVERPOOL TEAM NEWS

    Team to play Everton: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Kabak, Henderson, Robertson, Thiago, Wijnaldum, Jones, Salah, Firmino, Mane

    Subs: Adrian, Keita, Tsimikas, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Phillips, Neco Williams, Shaqiri, Origi, Davies

    EVERTON TEAM NEWS – CALVERT LEWIN ONLY ON BENCH

    Team to play Liverpool: Pickford, Holgate, Coleman, Keane, Godfrey, Doucoure, Davies, Gomes, Rodriguez, Digne, Richarlison

    Subs: Olsen, Nkounkou, Bernard, Onyango, Allan, Calvert-Lewin, Iwobi, King, Sigurdsson

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

      Digne up front?

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

        4-5-1

        With Richarlison leading the line.

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

      Everton just forfeited with that lineup.

    3. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Dammit, I started DCL

    4. Werner Brothers
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Digne LW?

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

      That Liverpool bench is dire

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

    Getting closer, come on WBA, you can do it!

  4. seewhyaxe
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    A wba goal would be appreciated

    1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      As long as it is Johnstone to Pereira.

  5. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Lowton didn't block it. Diagne screwed it up and hit the bar. Closer to a Pope save than a Lowton clearance.

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

    Pope shot close.

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

    Shot off target from Pope

  8. tricpic
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Hojberg or Pereira for next couple?

  9. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Fu’ing Everton, another Allan situation where he’s ready for about 6 weeks but also injured at the same time

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

    Need the biggest sofa imaginable for later after selling Salah on WC.
    Someone hold me please

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

      Absolutely no where to hide for the sofa hiders!

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

        Don’t know why I do this to myself, thing is that extra 0.8 with getting KdB is massive

  11. TheSteel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Whats the best Okay pun to date?

  12. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Another long evening in store without Salah.why do I do this to myself.

  13. Sack The Glazers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    should have (c) Salah

  14. EmreCan Hustle
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Digne OOP? Benched him.

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

    Nearly went with Ajayi and Diagne on WC 😆 fine margins in this game

  16. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    This game is a great example why the Premier league is the greatest league in world football.

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Two teams in the bottom 5 in the table. You won't get better watching the bottom teams in La Liga. And don't even talk about the monopoly that is Ligue Un.

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

      😀

    3. Whatever100
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      lol I like that

    4. EmreCan Hustle
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Why Fantasy Premier league is the greatest league in the world.

    5. Whatever100
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I would say the PL is the best league in England!

      1. EmreCan Hustle
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        England is part of the World.

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

      The fact you're interested in Burnley v Baggies enough to comment on it indicates so!

  17. REDMOND IN SANDALS
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Imagine watching a burnley game on a weekend

      1. Ginkapo FPL
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yeah so many other things to do instead

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

      DCL benched?!!! Get absolutely stuffed Ancelotti you old man!

      1. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Perfect. Back for the DGW.

    • Davros
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cmon West Brom one more shot on target

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

        On target may equal in the net. I'll take it.

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Fudgy, kaptain fudgy, the red panda

      Are these all the same person?

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

        Very sad but yes

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

        No

    • diesel001
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Pope save and Tarkowski off the line?

    • Trane84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      How on earth did they butcher that.

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

      OMG

    • tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      fleeping 'ell! Burnley CS somehow survives!

    • Coys96
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Tarkowski clearance of the line but Pope saved it into him...

    • Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      I have to turn this off. Double Burnley defence. Getting palpitations

    • Maddamotha
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      LOL!

    • jammie26
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Lol how did that not go in.

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

        Pope save?

      • ivanthemerciless
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Incredible defending or just bad finishing?