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FPL differentials the key figures as West Brom host Brighton

It is the Fantasy Premier League differentials on offer in the second match of Double Gameweek 26.

Despite playing just once over the next few days, Brighton are the more popular outfit in this match, Lewis Dunk (£4.9m) starting the match with 5.6% ownership.

Robert Sánchez (£4.5m) is another leading figure as the Seagulls travel to West Bromwich Albion although on 3.0% of Fantasy managers currently rely on the goalkeeper.

2.8% are still invested in Neal Maupay (£6.1m) who leads the line today, accompanied by an out-of-position Leandro Trossard (£5.7m).

It looks as if Graham Potter has gone with a back-four for the visit to the Hawthorns, with Dan Burn (£4.2m) and Joël Veltman (£4.3m) in the left and right-back positions either side of Dunk and Ben White (£4.4m).

Meanwhile, Matheus Pereira (£5.4m) is the most fashionable starting Baggies option today sat in 1.8% of teams.

Ahead of facing two fixtures, the midfielder has a goal and assist in his last two at home.

Mbaye Diagne (£6.0m) has been a much-discussed asset in the build-up to Double Gameweek 26 and starts up-front for the fourth-successive Premier League match.

He is inside the top-four among all players for minutes per expected goal involvement (xGI) over the last four matches but only 0.8% of Fantasy managers are invested in the forward.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£4.6m) is also on the radar even though just 0.6% of managers possess the Arsenal loanee.

He is deployed out of position once again today, operating on the right-hand flank of West Brom’s attacking midfield trio.

Double Gameweek 26 Line-ups

West Bromwich Albion XI (4-2-3-1): Johnstone; C Townsend, Bartley, O’Shea, Furlong; Yokuslu, Gallagher; M Phillips, M Pereira, Maitland-Niles; Diagne.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI (4-4-2): R Sánchez; Burn, Dunk, White, Veltman; Connolly, Mac Allister, Bissouma, Groß; Maupay, Trossard.

Double Gameweek 26 so far…

Another Double Gameweek, another attacking haul for Manchester City’s centre-backs.

João Cancelo (£6.1m) watched Saturday’s lunch-time kick-off in dismay as Pep Guardiola benched him for the first time since Gameweek 21.

And his absence from the team, which lasted the whole game, made goals for Ruben Dias (£6.1m) and John Stones (£5.2m) all the more painful for the Portuguese international’s 26.6% ownership.

Cancelo was named on Manchester City’s bench alongside Raheem Sterling (£11.6m) and Phil Foden (£6.1m), although the latter made it on for the second period.

Kevin De Bruyne (£11.8m) and Riyad Mahrez (£8.1m) were the providers for the Citizens’ two goals while Ilkay Gundogan (£6.2m) continued his run of matches without an attacking return to three before coming off in the 89th minute.

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926 Comments Post a Comment
  1. hueycho
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Unless u r a Westbrom or Brighton fan, u aint watchin this game lol

    1. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      I am, supporting one of the Albions. 😉

    2. Pep bites Kun
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Wrong! Giving Pereira & Maintland-Niles the eye-test. Sounds wrong I know, but it's for a mate 😉

      1. Original - Wolves Ay We
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        The dedication is unbelievable.

  2. MoSalad
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    That would be harsh as far as a penalty goes

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Not harsh at all

      1. mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Unfortunate yes

        1. MoSalad
          • 7 Years
          3 months, 27 days ago

          Justice served

          1. mynameisq
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 27 days ago

            Weird idea of justice, stonewall penalty

  3. MoSalad
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Come on Johnstone!!! Save!!!!

  4. Stand By Mee
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Bench one of:

    A) Raphinha whu
    B) Bamford whu
    C) Bruno mci

    1. THE KING CANTONA
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 27 days ago

      C

    2. LC1
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      My guy relax it's a week away. Enjoy this GW first lol

  5. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Penalty for Pereira?

    1. MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Nah Penalty Brighton mate

    2. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      He switched teams?

    3. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      You should find a stream mate 😆

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        I’m out and about mate but desperately trying to keep up haha

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 27 days ago

          Radio commentary?

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 27 days ago

            Good shout

  6. Liberate HK - antichinazi
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    AMN punter unite here

    1. Hy liverpool
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Brighton will score surely

      1. Liberate HK - antichinazi
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        OK after he subbed off at 60 mins

  7. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Gross miss there...

  8. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Pen save or just straight miss?

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Hit the bar

    2. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Off the bar

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Thanks both.

    3. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      I hope that Gross missed xD

    4. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Miss

  9. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    🙂

  10. mynameisq
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Gross point blank

    1. BeaversWithAttitude
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Touché!

    2. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Gross miscalculation. should have written the figures below the bar not on it.

  11. Nikolai Volkoff
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Newcastle fans breathing again for now...

  12. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Gross misconduct

    1. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      😀

  13. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    That doesn’t count as a save does it

    1. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Unless we count all misses as saves, then no

    2. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Of course not

  14. Chandler Bing
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Johnstone gets no points for that pen miss, right?

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Nope

    2. MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Nope

    3. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Not in a zillion years

    4. Rolls-Royce
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Gets to keep the CS for the moment.

  15. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    lol Brighton 😀

    1. Amey
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Ha

  16. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Dunk would have scored that.

  17. HuttonDressedasLahm
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    If Brighton go down, you could fairly say they blew it themselves

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      If it's by a point or so, let the Palace lads rake the credit. I'm sure they'll have have the honour.

    2. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Yeah, they really look a decent side but they clearly have a severe, potentially fatal, allergy when it comes to scoring.

    3. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      At some point they can't call themselves unlucky, it becomes bad players coaching and management. This deep into the season they're definitely at the point where I don't think oh they were unlucky to not score after dominating

      1. pingissimus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Agreed

        Guaita only had to make 4 saves last week. Most of them were from one goal line scramble.

        Really poor attack. Pretty midfield.

  18. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Brighton defence have 2 really useful fixtures in BGWs 29 and 33 against Newcastle and SHU. Otherwise a sea of red.

  19. JBG
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    F off Burn and Brighton. Good defensively, yeah right.

  20. Napoleon IV
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    I think goalies should get the point credits when a player misses the target on a penalty. it's a psychological game more than anything, especially at that level, and if a penalty taker has missed the target then the keeper should get the credit for doing enough to put him off taking a good penalty.

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 27 days ago

      He didn’t though. Gross apparently finds it difficult to just run up to the ball and kick it on target. Decided to do some odd Peruvian fertility dance en route which simply made things harder for himself.

  21. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 27 days ago

    WBA taking full advantage of ... the sun.

  22. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 27 days ago

    DUNKY!

  23. MoSalad
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Sceenneessss madness!

    1. MoSalad
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Could it be offside?

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 27 days ago

        How is he interfering? Not in line of sight

      2. MoSalad
        • 7 Years
        3 months, 27 days ago

        Wow Ref blew his whistle twice this is crazy

  24. Lethargio Alcantara
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    corruption all over... what a joke this ref is.

  25. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Apparently OK for Brighton but not Southampton .... consistent

  26. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Chaos created by Mason

  27. Freshy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    offside Maupay blocking vision.

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 27 days ago

      Absolute nonsense

  28. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Embarrassing moment for Lee Mason.

    I think VAR must have told him to allow the goal to stand and rightly so.

  29. Alan The Llama
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    I love a quick free kick

  30. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 27 days ago

    Carnage at West Brom .... absolutely shambolic ...