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Ings and Minamino benched as Llorente returns to face Southampton

Double Gameweek 25 has gone from bad to worse for some Fantasy Premier League managers as Southampton name a rotated squad for their Tuesday-evening meeting with Leeds.

Fresh from blanking against Chelsea on Saturday, and giving away a penalty, Danny Ings (£8.5m) finds himself among the substitutes tonight.

The striker was signed by 640,000+ FPL managers for Double Gameweek 25, more than any other asset but his owners now face an uphill struggle for an immediate return on their investment.

Che Adams (£5.8m) and Nathan Redmond (£6.4m) lead the line at Elland Road tonight as Ralph Hasenhüttl lines his troops up in the usual 4-2-2-2 formation.

However, Ings is not the only one to suffer from the Austrian’s rotation as Saturday’s goal-scorer Takumi Minamino (£6.0m) is also on the bench.

Nathan Tella (£4.3m) and Stuart Armstrong (£5.5m) staff the flanks in his absence, either side of James Ward-Prowse (£6.0m) and Oriol Romeu (£4.5m).

Meanwhile, Leeds make just one change from the side that lost 1-0 at Wolves on Friday night.

Diego Llorente (£4.4m) comes in for Jamie Shackleton (£4.8m) to play at centre-back for only the third time this season, his most recent outing lasting just nine minutes before he sustained an injury.

Marcelo Bielsa’s faith in his first-team personnel means another start for this season’s best-value forward Patrick Bamford (£6.9m), who has produced 19.4 points per million spent thus far.

Stuart Dallas (£5.0m) remains at left-back while Raphinha (£5.4m) is stationed on the right-hand side of midfield.

Double Gameweek 25 Line-ups

Leeds United XI (4-1-4-1): Meslier; Dallas, Cooper, Llorente, Ayling; Struijk; Harrison, Roberts, Klich, Raphinha; Bamford.

Southampton XI (4-2-2-2): A McCarthy; Bertrand, Vestergaard, Salisu, Bednarek; Tella, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong; Redmond, Adams.

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1,927 Comments Post a Comment
  1. GROBARI
      1 month, 22 days ago

      Random question,what was the lowest GW ever in FPL? I dont think anyone knows this

      1. GROBARI
          1 month, 22 days ago

          This random question doesnt deserve to be on the top.

        • MikeS
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          One of then crappy blank gws

        • Original Pirate Material
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          You mean average?

          1. GROBARI
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Yeah

          2. Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Snow weeks will win.

            A season or two back there was a 22 odd average.

          3. djman102
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Probably the week all but 2-3 games were cancelled due to a winter storm. Tevez was the only player who hit double figures I think.

            1. Wild Rover
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Timmy Cahill was top scorer

        • MikeS
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 22 days ago

          Ings to dcl for a hit?

          1. Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Yes

            1. MikeS
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Cheers. Not worth then doing raphina and a defender -8 for Barnes is it?

          2. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 22 days ago

            Prolly yea

          3. GROBARI
              1 month, 22 days ago

              100%

            • martyhan
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Yes I think so. Have a fellong dcl could do well this GW. Definitely do it.

          4. Saka_me_sideways
              1 month, 22 days ago

              Chelsea in a 4-3-3 and Chilwell STILL can’t get a game!!!

              1. Original Pirate Material
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                Alonso time.

              2. Rainer
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                CHO RWB probably.

                1. Saka_me_sideways
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    FlashScore has him as right of the front 3

                2. Forever In Our Shadow
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 7 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  TT just doesn’t fancy him. Simple. He will leave before next season imo.

              3. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 22 days ago

                TC Bruno or Son?

                1. GROBARI
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    I am trusting Bruno more

                    1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Thx

                  • 1912 F.A Cup Winners
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Definitely Bruno imo mate!!

                    1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      Can he score vs CHE?

                      1. Bushwhacker
                        • 1 Year
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        Dodgy penalty ; he's not playing well so that's what you're relying on.

                2. Niho992
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 22 days ago

                  Only casuals C Bamford ahead of Bruno or Lookman

                  1. Skogen89
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Haha lookman

                  2. TheDragon
                    • 3 Years
                    1 month, 22 days ago

                    Imagine not captaining Benteke. Casuals everywhere

                  3. FantasyClub
                      1 month, 22 days ago

                      This “casuals” thing is getting lame dude, I’m sure we can all take a look at your team and call you a “casual” in some regard

                      1. Niho992
                        • 2 Years
                        1 month, 22 days ago

                        only casuals are offended because someon call them casuas

                        1. FantasyClub
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            I feel sorry for you keyboard warrior

                            1. Niho992
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Ademola LookMan said hi to you !

                              1. FantasyClub
                                  1 month, 22 days ago

                                  Hello

                            2. Dthinger
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              This is the greatest comment about casuals ever

                        2. Firminoooo
                          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                          • 5 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          What about Benteke?

                          1. Niho992
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            oh mr. hindsight...

                        3. Im New Here
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Bamf goal

                        4. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
                          • 8 Years
                          1 month, 22 days ago

                          I told you all not to be too disappointed when Leeds let you down.

                        5. FantasyClub
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Salah or Barnes?

                          • EWH2020
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            When people say a player has ownership of "EO" what does EO stand for?

                            1. Salarrivederci
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Estimated Ownership

                              1. Dthinger
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 22 days ago

                                Effective ownership—accounts for captains, so it can be above 100%

                                1. Salarrivederci
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 22 days ago

                                  My bad.

                              2. My heart goes Salalalalah
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 22 days ago

                                Effective*

                            2. FPL.team
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Effective Ownership

                            3. KAPTAIN KANE
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Effective ownership - incorporates captains where ownership is 200% for

                            4. TheDragon
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Extremely Oppressive

                            5. Lindelol
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Effective Ownership and it increases because of captaincy - thats why its called as effective ownership.

                            6. mynameisq
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Enigmatic ostrich

                            7. FPL Pillars
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Elected Oppression

                            8. Boly Would
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Eternal Optimists

                          • Mr. O'Connell
                            • 8 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            I've currently got Ings, Bamford, Dallas and Raph in my 11 for next week...

                            Feel like hits will just backfire

                            1. Niho992
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Same. Thinking to use WC.

                              1. Mr. O'Connell
                                • 8 Years
                                1 month, 22 days ago

                                Thinking of just playing the lot of them. Be classic if they troll just after the double.

                                1. Bookkeeper
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 22 days ago

                                  i have them all and likely to keep them, they due!

                                2. Niho992
                                  • 2 Years
                                  1 month, 22 days ago

                                  If i dont WC i will play 3 of them and bench Dallas probably.

                          • Gudjohnsen
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            DCL TC madness?

                            1. Rainer
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Nope. One of plenty of good options.

                            2. TheDragon
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Ask those who triple captained Bamford this week

                            3. WE GO FOR IT
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Kane, Bruno, City mid, DCL - All are good options.
                              If Grealish is fit, him/Watkins is worth a shout as well.

                          • wulfrunian
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            James nailed for the dgw26?

                            1. Rainer
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Probably a SGW for him.

                            2. Dthinger
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Reese James?

                          • Lindelol
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Is kane enough spurs for GW 26?

                            1. TheDragon
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Yes (perhaps even too much 😮 )

                              1. Lindelol
                                • 2 Years
                                1 month, 22 days ago

                                Kane or son though?

                                1. TheDragon
                                  • 3 Years
                                  1 month, 22 days ago

                                  Kane 100000%

                            2. grumpyman
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 5 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Yes. I’m tripled up and already feel sick about it.

                          • Ronnies
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 5 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Best option;

                            A) Ings >> Watkins

                            B) Ings, Digne >> Kane, Struijk (-4)

                            Would TC Kane.

                            Cheers.

                            1. FPL Pillars
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Looking at the stats I’m not sure why you would want to TC Kane

                          • yLLacs
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Worth the -8 hit?:

                            OUT - Justin, Sterling, Wood
                            IN - Stones, Barnes, Kane

                            Thanks in advance 🙂

                            1. Lindelol
                              • 2 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Go Dias if you have the funds

                              1. yLLacs
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 22 days ago

                                Already have Dias, dont have the fund for Cancelo

                                Feel like i need the 3rd City player also

                          • Jindaljain
                            • 6 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Tc Kane?

                            1. Bushwhacker
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              or DCL.

                          • Pukki Party
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Dgw players haven't performed for me this season, thoughts on using WC and get 15 sgw players for next week?

                          • keefyefc
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Second half cancelled Andre Mariner has taken the ball home with him !

                          • KAPTAIN KANE
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Ings coming on

                            1. KAPTAIN KANE
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Warming up pictures shown at halftime so assuming so

                            2. Pukki Party
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Woop

                              1. Pukki Party
                                • 3 Years
                                1 month, 22 days ago

                                Ban*

                                1. KAPTAIN KANE
                                  • 4 Years
                                  1 month, 22 days ago

                                  Warming up, give it 5 mins 😉

                            3. TheDragon
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Don’t tease me like this

                              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                                • 4 Years
                                1 month, 22 days ago

                                He’ll be on any minute

                          • mynameisq
                            • 7 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Ings warning up!

                            1. mynameisq
                              • 7 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Warming even

                            2. KAPTAIN KANE
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Wonder if on at halftime

                          • Nightcrawler
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            If you have Ings(c) Bamford Raphina

                            I got 6 words for ya!

                            1. Boly Would
                              • 4 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Enjoy the second half points fest?

                          • Jerse
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 1 Year
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Rather pretentious of someone to use the label "casual" to those who decided to captain Bamford (who is one of this year's leading points scorers) in a decent double game week. It is a decent choice, especially if you are using bench boost chip next GW.

                            1. TheDragon
                              • 3 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Spoken like a true casual

                            2. Art Vandelay
                              • 10 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              He's just a boring troll. Don't worry about it - perfectly sensible decision.

                              1. Art Vandelay
                                • 10 Years
                                1 month, 22 days ago

                                And there you go...

                          • Rainer
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 4 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Harrison hooked again.

                            Roberts survives...

                          • Yank Revolution
                            • 9 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Oof, Raph subbed?

                            1. Yank Revolution
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Nmind..saw him standing by the sideline.

                            2. Jacktastic
                              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                              • 9 Years
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Nope but thought he was,

                          • Jacktastic
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Thought Raphina was off then

                          • No Professionals
                            • 3 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Imagine being Harrison and getting subbed off before Roberts

                            1. Bushwhacker
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              Because Harrison is such a talent.

                          • Niho992
                            • 2 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Grealish, Sterling and Antonio to Barnes, Gundogan and Kane for -8 ?

                          • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            OMG bamford

                          • Wild Rover
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            At last

                          • _Ninja_
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 10 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Bamford yesss

                            1. Bushwhacker
                              • 1 Year
                              1 month, 22 days ago

                              LOL

                          • sminkypinky
                            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                            • 9 Years
                            1 month, 22 days ago

                            Noice!!