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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. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    That Raphinha goal was justice.

    1. GE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Yes, really want him in my team, looked really good

    2. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      As someone who captained him I feel relief and unjustice at the same time... So many assists wasted over 2 games.

      1. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Raphinha(c) here El Polako.We celebrate today.

    3. Art Vandelay
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      We deserved more but the goal made it bareable. Typically, the yellow card celebration took the shine of it and could cost a Bap. 😆

      1. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        He has 4 bps difference with Meslier so he would still get 1 bonus.

  2. GE
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    1) or 2)?

    1) Cavani, Ings and Bamford -> Kane, DCL and Vydra (-4)
    (Vydra on the bench in BB)

    2) Cavani and Son -> Kane and Barnes
    (Soucek on the bench in BB)

    1. BeaversWithAttitude
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      Prefer #2 ... considering captaining Barnes, myself.

  3. Alisson WondHaaland
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Dallas and Raphinha both score, you couldnt make it up

    1. Sam-not-so-wise
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      what a result... shame I captained Raphina not Dallas tho

      1. Boberella
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Shame you captained Raphinha?
        I captained Ings!

    2. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      And Bamford

  4. Londongeezaa
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Raph and Bamford close call for the last BPS

    1. Forza Papac
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 18 days ago

      They both get 1

  5. Art Vandelay
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Is Holgate nailed these days?

  6. FantasyClub
      2 months, 18 days ago

      DCL did better in 28 minutes than INGS in 120 LMAO. Shouldn’t have gotten rid

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 18 days ago

        Ings didn't play 120.

        1. Ha.
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 18 days ago

          90+30

        2. FantasyClub
            2 months, 18 days ago

            He played 116 minutes. Same shite mate.

          • FantasyClub
              2 months, 18 days ago

              I’m guessing math isn’t your strong suit lol

          • Coys96
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            In hindsight.

            1. FantasyClub
                2 months, 18 days ago

                True. I took the punt. Won’t happen again. Especially not with a game against MCI

          • Easy Cheesy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Bb w bamford, raph and dallas a no brainer right?

            1. Scholes Out Forever
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              lol watch Villa win 1-0

            2. Tinkermania
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Got all 3. Not on a single game week!

          • Alex1995
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Mee/Son/Ings > Pereira/Barnes/Kane good moves for -8?

            Would probably triple-captain Kane as well

            1. One of Those Days
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 18 days ago

              No

              1. Alex1995
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Any suggestions?

                1. One of Those Days
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  Keep Son. Any other way to get Kane in?

                  1. Alex1995
                    • 4 Years
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    Would have to lose Son, Salah or Bruno realistically

          • moment
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Ings, Sterling, Salah -> Kane, KDB, Son?

            1. Ha.
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Absolutely not

              1. One of Those Days
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 18 days ago

                What?

              2. One of Those Days
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Reply to Moment, sorry

            2. One of Those Days
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Defo no

            3. Daniel - Maquire or Hendo?
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Yes yes yes for me

            4. BeaversWithAttitude
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Keep Raheem.

          • mdm
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Would you bench boost this lot?

            Pope (tot, LEI), Mitchel (FUL, MUN), Raph (AVL) and Dallas (AVL)

            1. BobbyDoesNotLook
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Yes

            2. Ha.
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              No

            3. Daniel - Maquire or Hendo?
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              If Mitchell plays then 90% yes

          • FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            DCL (c) confirmed

            1. hullcityfan
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              TC

            2. Coys96
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Dont be so certain. Southamptons' goals conceded weren't big chances (they did conceded a few, tho) and they will take the Everton game very seriously now.

          • ZoumasBloomers
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            76 points bringing a red arrow! School of hard knocks

            1. Forever In Our Shadow
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              When you are that high up Jack, it’s a tough world!

              1. ZoumasBloomers
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                True, no complaints here!

                Apart from at McCarthy, can always complain at him

            2. One of Those Days
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 18 days ago

              61 and 30% red here

          • Ha.
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            1. Kane TC, DCL (-4)
            2. Barnes, DCL TC

            1. yakirh
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              1 with TC DCL

              1. Ha.
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Little point having Kane then

            2. BobbyDoesNotLook
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Tough. Fortunately I dont have money for both so I will go DCL (have Son).

          • Sam-not-so-wise
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Gutted I didn't get 100 its this week, I guess ill have to settle with 97 🙁

            1. Sam-not-so-wise
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              *points

          • Inazuma X1
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Out of the cup by 3 points after such a long run, gutted lol

            1. Inazuma X1
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Actually 1 point wow

              1. No Punt Intended
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                I'm so sorry!

              2. HMC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 10 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Was it the Raphinha shirt off that did it?

          • Daniel - Maquire or Hendo?
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Phytones everywhere

            Something went wrong 🙁

            I can only imagine the traffic

          • Reddonkeyham 42
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Some serious green arrows lately, long may it continue

            1. DandyDon
              • 2 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Same here. Up from 2mil to 200k last 10 weeks. Only Salah and Ings blanked this week.

              1. Tinkermania
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 18 days ago

                @DANYDON, this is the team linked to your profile??

                  1. Tinkermania
                    • 1 Year
                    2 months, 18 days ago

                    Impressive!

          • FPLMACKEM
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 18 days ago

            McCarthy,
            Stones, Cancelo, Tarkowski
            Salah, Gundogan, Bruno, Son, Raphina
            DCL, Bamford

            Forster, Ings , Coufal, Mitchell

            1ft 2.2itb

            Really wanted to use my BB this week but didn't want to play my WC with no confirmed fixtures.

            Any recommendations on what to do here?

            I've only took 8 points in hits all season so I'm open to take up to a -8 for this double gw.

            1. Alex1995
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              I have exactly the same front 8 as you, also stumped as to what to do

          • Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Is Coufal to Rudiger worth a -4 to BB this?

            Pope Bamford Dallas Rudiger

            Martinez
            Cancelo Stones Mee
            Salah Bruno Son Gundogan Raphina
            Kane Watkins

          • DandyDon
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 18 days ago

            Very happy Meslier, Dallas and Bamford C. Anyone slightly beat me and got Meslier, Dallas and Raphina C?

            1. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Bamford Raphina Dallas (c)

              1. DandyDon
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Very nice

            2. ALI_G
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Meslier Dallas Bruno (C)

              🙂

              1. BobbyDoesNotLook
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                MVP with that captain choice

            3. BobbyDoesNotLook
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Congrats. Meslier from OG to hero within a gw.

              1. DandyDon
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Yea could have been a huge haul for him there!

          • Milkman Bruno
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Shouldn’t have benched Ings and Minamino Ralph

            • Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              I chickened out of triple captain so only 34 pts from Dallas 🙁

              1. Daniel - Maquire or Hendo?
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Showcase it asap

                1. Ginkapo FPL
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  Why would I lie? I'm not 5

              2. Gudjohnsen
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Wow, well done.

                Don't be to hard on yourself.

            • My heart goes Salalalalah
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              And on a side note, Tiger Woods in hospital following a car crash. Hope it's nothing serious

              1. Ginkapo FPL
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Why?

              2. EmreCan Hustle
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Multiple leg injuries from what I read. Hope nothing serious.

            • EmreCan Hustle
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Chances of Dier starting both games in GW 26?

              Has been rested in "seemingly" easy games like Brighton and West Brom recently.

              Currently have Ings and Raphinha on the bench and Dier starting.

              Thanks.

            • Daniel - Maquire or Hendo?
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Finally recouped those 38 pts from Gundo. Sterling owner and owner of the Leeds Wholy Trinity with a bonus as Antonio owner

            • RAFA THE GAFFA
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Who are your must owns for DGW26?

              1. EmreCan Hustle
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Non one seems like a must apart from triple City.

                1. EmreCan Hustle
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  And Bruno

            • Albrightondknight
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Christensen start?
              That can only end badly.
              Pretty defensive mid setup too.

            • Firminoooo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              Bamford(C), Raphinha and Dallas made my red arrow green again.

            • Slurpy
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              122 all out

              1. Albrightondknight
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Bad day at the office? 🙂

                1. Slurpy
                  • 5 Years
                  2 months, 18 days ago

                  hehe

            • Forza Papac
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 18 days ago

              1bap for both Raphinha and Bamford.

              1. Bobby
                • 11 Years
                2 months, 18 days ago

                Just raph with the bp