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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. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Dean Windass scored a more cheeky one against Arsenal and David Seaman.

    At Valley Parade playing for Bradford City 21 years ago in the Premier League.

    Deano asked the ref if he could take it as the keeper was on his post lining up the wall.

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      All the ref has to do is communicate and same with the player, yet in the space of a week it hasn't happened

  2. Free Hat
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Strange refereeing here.
    Like he doesnt know he already blew his whistle. And var did.

    And now offside for that.. Very strange

    1. Big_Andy_GAWA
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Yeah, it is pretty insane!!!

  3. Original - Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Amazing incident

  4. Big_Andy_GAWA
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    What is going on here??! Lol.

  5. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    What a mess...void the season!

  6. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Guys Dias and stones will get 2 bps right?

  7. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Ref completely lost the plot here

  8. Wild Rover
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Shambles

  9. LSK
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    This is humiliating for him tbh

  10. gooberman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Dunk goal 1 week too late. Falling between the gaps again!

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Disallowed for bull

    2. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      No

    3. jammie26
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Disallowed.

    4. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Potter should walk the team off until we get some competance

    5. Jafooli
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Only defenders allowed to score this GW....

    6. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      No goal
      Then gives it
      Then VAR says no goal
      Now they are retaking the free kick

      Absolute joke

    7. how now brown cow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      No goal by the sounds of it

    8. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      What a shambles

    9. DK_13
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      What's going on? Not watching the game

    10. Andy_Social
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Thought this game would be boring. Now we learn VAR decides if it heard the whistle???!!!!!

    11. Chucky
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Johnny owners in heaven 😀

    12. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      haha 😀

    13. xuwei
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Wtf is going on?

    14. Davros
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Unlucky dunk owners

    15. GOTHAM City F.C.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Will they restart the game to be fair?

    16. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Pereira looking threatening at all?

      1. MoSalad
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        No

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Not good

    17. EmreCan Hustle
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Can someone explain why it was a goal in the first place and why it isn't anymore?

      1. Free Hat
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        They deemed it offside by blocking the view.
        But thats nonsense tbf.

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Did they? But then why would it be a retake, surely it would be freekick for west brom

          1. Free Hat
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Good point. Then I dont know what the hell they are doing 😀

        2. Andy_Social
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          No. FK would be to WBA if so. But Brighton re-took it

          1. Free Hat
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Indeed. Now I understand it even less tbf.

    18. fedolefan
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Phew!! no DUNKY!!!! goal yet.

    19. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      The goal that never was, but was, but wasn't

    20. LSK
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Ref is so flustered now

    21. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Where are the Dunk owners?

      1. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Long time passing

    22. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Replay for people:

      https://streamable.com/h1xn33

      1. Jafooli
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Cheers Hazz, appreciated

      2. Bobby Digital
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Clearly there's a whistle before Dunk takes the shot.

      3. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Translation please

    23. Original - Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      There's a cat in Sandwell asking for it's two lives back. 😀