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

    Baggies have been improving recently and have attacking intent.

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

      New signings have helped.

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

      Intent, but absolutely zero finesse.

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

      Too little too late though.

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

      With finishing worse than a blind sloth!

  2. Daniel Jebbison
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Tark last on my bench 🙁 with 8pts, hope some carnage rotation in midfield for the city players

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

      2nd on mine... have Foden, Dias & Cancelo though

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

    HOLDDDDDD

  4. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Johnstone has only made 1 save. Burnley are embarassing.

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

    Pope's going to outscore Mccarthy isn't he

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

      DGW fever!

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

      That was obvious before the GW started.

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

      He always was

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

      Only 30% there with McCarthy though, 70% to go

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

    Is that a save or a tackle?

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

      Pope reached the ball first

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

      Only in a Burnley game would this be asked!

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

      Tackle

  7. Daniel Jebbison
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Pope 3 saves right ?

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

      2, got 3 last week but they took it away

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

      4 by my count

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

    That hurt!

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

    Pope could have been killed there.

  10. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Could’ve killed the lad

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

    Pope's been good last 30 minutes.

    Deserves 2 BAPS imo

  12. hueycho
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Burnley is just an awful team to watch...

  13. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Burnley is awful team except defence

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

      Just Pope. Defence ain't that great today.

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

    Hooooold lowton

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

    Hold Mee Pope!!!

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

      HODLLL

    2. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      No but thanks for the offer.

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

    loooowton and popeeee

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

    But let pen?

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

    Almost a Burnley smash and grab here

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

    Hold Lowton and hold me later for the Salah haul

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

    Everyone crying about Burnley play style - last 4 games they’ve played - 7 goals! And before that they beat villa 3-2 - could be worse

  21. Jersey Boy
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    According to Sky WBA have had 3 attempts on target. Why only 2 saves for Pope?

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

      One was cleared off the line by a defender

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

      One blocked by Tarkowski

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

      One is controversial

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

      Tark saved the 3rd.

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

    BAPs update?

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

    Lowton owners with the 26 pts in 2 GWs... it’s what true fpl scouting talent is made of

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

      Thankfully have this week but not last week, but did have Pope

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

        Are you the real fudgy ?

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

      More like money oriented decision

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

        Tom Freeman knows

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

    Sky commentator: "This has been a bit of an endurance to watch at times"

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

      I've only watched the last ten mins and that was painful enough

  25. Jet5605
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    How can I check the total number of players in the global and country league? When I click on the league it only shows the first page with my ranking at the bottom but I cant see the total number of players. Surely I don't have keep clicking NEXT until I get to the end? Thanks

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

    Is Bartley nailed?

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

    Tarkowski yellow.

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

      Mee***

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

    Mee YC in 92nd minute for crying out loud!

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

    SCORE WEST BROM

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

      HOOLD BURNLEY

  30. JJeyy
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    West Brom got 1.5 xg with 10 men, Burnley are embarrassing