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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 Year
    7 months, 5 days ago

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

    1. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 5 days ago

      This random question doesnt deserve to be on the top.

    2. MikeS
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      One of then crappy blank gws

    3. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      You mean average?

      1. GROBARI
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 5 days ago

        Yeah

    4. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Snow weeks will win.

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

    5. djman102
      • 12 Years
      7 months, 5 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
        • 11 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        Timmy Cahill was top scorer

  2. MikeS
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Ings to dcl for a hit?

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Yes

      1. MikeS
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

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

    2. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Prolly yea

    3. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 5 days ago

      100%

    4. martyhan
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

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

  3. Saka_me_sideways
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 5 days ago

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

    1. Knock Down Your Aerial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Alonso time.

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      CHO RWB probably.

      1. Saka_me_sideways
        • 1 Year
        7 months, 5 days ago

        FlashScore has him as right of the front 3

    3. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

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

  4. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    TC Bruno or Son?

    1. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      7 months, 5 days ago

      I am trusting Bruno more

      1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        Thx

    2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Definitely Bruno imo mate!!

      1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        Can he score vs CHE?

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 2 Years
          7 months, 5 days ago

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

  5. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Only casuals C Bamford ahead of Bruno or Lookman

    1. Skogen89
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Haha lookman

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

      Imagine not captaining Benteke. Casuals everywhere

    3. FantasyClub
      7 months, 5 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
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        only casuals are offended because someon call them casuas

        1. FantasyClub
          7 months, 5 days ago

          I feel sorry for you keyboard warrior

          1. Niho992
            • 3 Years
            7 months, 5 days ago

            Ademola LookMan said hi to you !

            1. FantasyClub
              7 months, 5 days ago

              Hello

        2. Dthinger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 5 days ago

          This is the greatest comment about casuals ever

    4. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      What about Benteke?

      1. Niho992
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        oh mr. hindsight...

    5. Im New Here
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Bamf goal

  6. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

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

  7. FantasyClub
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Salah or Barnes?

  8. EWH2020
    • 7 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

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

    1. Salarrivederci
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Estimated Ownership

      1. Dthinger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

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

        1. Salarrivederci
          • 5 Years
          7 months, 5 days ago

          My bad.

      2. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        Effective*

    2. FPL.team
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Effective Ownership

    3. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Effective ownership - incorporates captains where ownership is 200% for

    4. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Extremely Oppressive

    5. Lindelol
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

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

    6. mynameisq
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Enigmatic ostrich

    7. FPL Pillars
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Elected Oppression

    8. Boly Would
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Eternal Optimists

  9. Mr. O'Connell
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 5 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
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Same. Thinking to use WC.

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 9 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

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

        1. Bookkeeper
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 5 days ago

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

        2. Niho992
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 5 days ago

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

  10. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    DCL TC madness?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Nope. One of plenty of good options.

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

      Ask those who triple captained Bamford this week

    3. WE GO FOR IT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

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

  11. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    James nailed for the dgw26?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Probably a SGW for him.

    2. Dthinger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Reese James?

  12. Lindelol
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Is kane enough spurs for GW 26?

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Yes (perhaps even too much 😮 )

      1. Lindelol
        • 3 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        Kane or son though?

        1. TheDragon
          • 3 Years
          7 months, 5 days ago

          Kane 100000%

    2. grumpyman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

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

  13. Ronnies
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Best option;

    A) Ings >> Watkins

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

    Would TC Kane.

    Cheers.

    1. FPL Pillars
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

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

  14. yLLacs
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Worth the -8 hit?:

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

    Thanks in advance 🙂

    1. Lindelol
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Go Dias if you have the funds

      1. yLLacs
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        Already have Dias, dont have the fund for Cancelo

        Feel like i need the 3rd City player also

  15. Jindaljain
    • 6 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Tc Kane?

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      or DCL.

  16. Pukki Party
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

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

  17. keefyefc
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

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

  18. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Ings coming on

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Warming up pictures shown at halftime so assuming so

    2. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Woop

      1. Pukki Party
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        Ban*

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          7 months, 5 days ago

          Warming up, give it 5 mins 😉

    3. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Don’t tease me like this

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        He’ll be on any minute

  19. mynameisq
    • 8 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Ings warning up!

    1. mynameisq
      • 8 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Warming even

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

      Wonder if on at halftime

  20. Nightcrawler
    • 2 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    If you have Ings(c) Bamford Raphina

    I got 6 words for ya!

    1. Boly Would
      • 5 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Enjoy the second half points fest?

  21. Jerse
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    7 months, 5 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
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Spoken like a true casual

    2. Art Vandelay
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

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

      1. Art Vandelay
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        7 months, 5 days ago

        And there you go...

  22. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Harrison hooked again.

    Roberts survives...

  23. Yank Revolution
    • 9 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Oof, Raph subbed?

    1. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Nmind..saw him standing by the sideline.

    2. Jacktastic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Nope but thought he was,

  24. Jacktastic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Thought Raphina was off then

  25. No Professionals
    • 4 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Imagine being Harrison and getting subbed off before Roberts

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      Because Harrison is such a talent.

  26. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

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

  27. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    OMG bamford

  28. Wild Rover
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    At last

  29. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Bamford yesss

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      7 months, 5 days ago

      LOL

  30. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    7 months, 5 days ago

    Noice!!