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Calvert-Lewin and Allan start as Hasenhüttl benches McCarthy

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.8m) makes a much-anticipated return to the Everton starting line-up as they host Southampton in Double Gameweek 26.

The forward missed each of the Toffees last two matches through injury and featured only as a second-half substitute in the 2-0 win at Liverpool last time out.

Back in the side from the off tonight, Calvert-Lewin comes into Double Gameweek 26 captained by 8.7% of the top 10k.

His last Premier League start produced his third double-digit haul of the campaign in a 3-3 draw against Manchester United, although the forward’s Gameweek 6 trip to Southampton resulted in his first blank of the 2020/21 campaign.

Calvert-Lewin backers will no doubt have half an eye on the Everton midfield tonight considering that James Rodríguez (£7.7m) misses out and remains without a full 90 minute outing in the Premier League since Gameweek 21.

Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.8m) is tasked with the number 10 role again at Goodison Park although there is still a boost deeper in the midfield with Allan‘s (£5.2m) first league start since Gameweek 13.

Lucas Digne (£6.2m) and Mason Holgate (£4.8m) are either side of Ben Godfrey (£5.0m) and Michael Keane (£5.1m) in the back-four while Jordan Pickford (£4.8m) makes a third successive start.

Meanwhile, Ralph Hasenhüttl has made a brave call for Southampton’s trip north.

Alex McCarthy (£4.5m) misses out on the starting XI for the first time since Gameweek 17 when he was injured for the 1-0 win over Liverpool.

Fraser Forster (£4.0m) comes in for just his second Premier League start of the season, supported by a back-four with Jan Bednarek (£4.9m) at right full-back.

With Oriol Romeu (£4.5m) out for the season with an ankle fracture, winger Stuart Armstrong (£5.5m) occupies a central-midfield role alongside James Ward-Prowse (£5.9m).

Nathan Redmond (£6.4m) and Moussa Djenepo (£5.4m) provide the width either side of Danny Ings (£8.4m) and Che Adams (£5.8m).

Double Gameweek 26 line-ups…

Everton XI: Pickford; Digne, Godfrey, Keane, Holgate; Gomes, Allan, Doucouré; Sigurdsson; Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin.

Southampton XI: Forster; Bertrand, Vestergaard, Salisu, Bednarek; Djenepo, Armstrong, Ward-Prowse, Redmond; Adams, Ings.

Double Gameweek 26 so far…

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1,033 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Buck The Trent
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    Damn, bought McCarthy on WC with BB in mind :cry

    1. acidicleo
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Oh dear...Hope for a forster horror show..

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Same 🙁

    3. marcos11
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Same here, had 8pts with McCarthy and Watkins to play given the Leeds players didnt do too well

    4. Dasher0303
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      What to do here?

      Martinez
      Stones Dias Dallas
      Son Bruno Raph Gundo
      Kane Richarlison Bam

      Steele Shaw Barnes Dunne

      1ft 2.5 itb got BB and WC left

      1. DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        6/10 g2g

      2. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Barnes>J. Lingz (LEE)

        1. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Bench Richarlison

        2. Dasher0303
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          I may BB in 28 which lingz can’t play so leaning towards Dunne to Konsa instead ?

    5. acidicleo
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Not expecting Digne CS..
      A goal and assist is all I ask for..

    6. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Watch Ings score tonight a week too late and a week too early.

      1. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        It is guaranteed.

      2. Revival
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Yep and of course I sold Antonio for him last week before dumping Ings this week for Kane

    7. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Bednarek is just so very uncomfortable at RB, DCL will get service that's for sure. What he does with it, we'll see

    8. Jindaljain
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      DCL captain fail

    9. Dasher0303
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      I reckon DCL blanks and richarlison brace

    10. Egg noodle
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Goddamn Forster is going to pee on my DCL hattie

    11. Cometh The Aouar...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      The ways things are going this season it wouldn’t be a great surprise to see someone like Siggy or even Richy outperform DCL.

    12. Jindaljain
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Forster Says Hi to DCL Captains

      1. DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Kane/Bruno C fail

    13. davies
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Would you do:

      A) Areola > Forster (shu/mci) to free up 0.5
      B) Save ft & play Martinez (WOL)

      1. DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        A

      2. tbos83
          2 months, 15 days ago

          B

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Absolutely Martinez, once he’s fit.

      3. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Digne against Bednarek. The stars are aligned. Now please deliver.

      4. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Rich goal

        1. _Ninja_
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          siggy a

      5. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Richy G

      6. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Rich G
        Siggy A
        DCL AA

      7. DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        DCL fail

        1. david31058
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Bit early yet

      8. Jindaljain
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Richarlson goal

      9. Cometh The Aouar...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Told ya (see above)

      10. tiger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Richy!

      11. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Dcl involved in celebrations

      12. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Richarlison G
        Siggy A

      13. Patio Kev
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        First goal inside the first 10 minutes
        Keep it up at that rate.

        9-0 is all systems go !!!!!!

      14. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Congrats to Richalison owners.

        1. Esalman
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Thanks

      15. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Richarlison 😎

        1. Twisted Saltergater
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          This 4312 really suits him

      16. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Siggy!

      17. diesel001
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        DCL will fail now most likely.

        1. JBG
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Jupp

        2. IRBOX ⚽
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Flood gates!

      18. The Senate
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        DCL ATA and I have a ML rival with TC Richarlison, oof

      19. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Forster so slow there he was moving backwards.

      20. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Everton to score a few now.

        1. IRBOX ⚽
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          100%

      21. DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        DCL no points for joining in celebrations

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Surely a bonus point for the elbow?