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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. Aster
    6 months, 27 days ago

    DCL is not even near the ball

  2. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Come on Keane!

  3. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    DCL misses sitter

    1. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      If the ball was air ....

  4. J ⚒ Gimme ur Mané
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Ffs DCL has to get his head on that!

  5. Esalman
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Picked Richarlison and Keane, feeling robbed.

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Anyone else in this game you would prefer?

      1. Esalman
        • 11 Years
        6 months, 27 days ago

        Maybe Sigurdsson- on pens.

  6. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Richa is a screamer

    1. Sack The Glazers
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      He gets "hurt" more than any player in the league

  7. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Atkinson forgot his cards?

  8. Kane and Ablett
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Having had the exact money to get DCL in this week but getting Barnes in instead I can’t watch this anymore .....

    1. diesel001
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      DCL blank. You'll be fine.

      1. Bollard
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 27 days ago

        DCL (C) 4pts bagged

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

    Richarlison: "Target spotted"

  10. Totalfootball
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Such a shi* DGW .
    Dont know why i waste all my time on this stupid game

  11. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Need a Southampton goal please

  12. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Teller coming on against tired legs

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Will he change the Saints fortunes?

      1. Hulk Smash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 27 days ago

        He might cash in and bank some points

    2. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Shame Walcott is injured

  13. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Did people actually tc dcl over one of the greatest strikers of all time?

    1. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Aguero not hit the form yet so....

    2. dogtanion
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      I just didn't fancy Welbeck this week

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

      Aguero is only just back from injury.

    4. Egg noodle
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      I TC'ed Salah earlier in the season in a DGW. He got outscored by a SGW 4.4 Brighton defender.

    5. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Van the man retired years ago.

    6. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 27 days ago

      The Drog hung up his boots already

  14. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Keane should be on 34 points already. Robbed

    1. Messiah Hazard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Would have been very happy with that as an owner

      1. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 27 days ago

        Pleasantly surprised to see him quite a threat!

  15. mynameisq
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Just got in from tending to my donkeys, how's dcl doing?

  16. Ⓙⓐⓡⓥⓘⓢⓗ CMIUK
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Teller on Penns?

    1. mynameisq
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Nice

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      That would be magic

    3. Egg noodle
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Is that an adult movie?

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

    Digne lagging behind in the bps 🙁

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

      Of course, I bought him this week

    2. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Siggy stealing his FKs

  18. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Kane TC looking like a major win atm

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Bales says hello.

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

        Who?

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

        is that what you did?

    2. mynameisq
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      I tc'd him and tbh, it's not like he's pulled away with his score. If he blanks next any one of Bruno DCL and Salah could still outscore him

    3. Egg noodle
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Certainly not major

    4. acidicleo
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      At HT it's a win for Son TC ers..

    5. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Between 6 and 10 points would be satisfactory, 10+ would be a success especially if Salah/Bruno etc dont't score

  19. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    3 - Richarlison (28)
    2 - Keane (27)
    1 - Sigurdsson, Godfrey (24)

    Pickford (23)
    Digne (21)
    Holgate (18)

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

      23rd - DCL (-99)

    2. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      All set for Digne to take all three with an assist

  20. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Keane goal incoming

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

      DCL

  21. acidicleo
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Keane is such a goal threat..

  22. Threat Level Midnight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Trying to understand why Siggy takes all set pieces? Didn't Digne have a large amount of those responsibilities as well...

    1. Make United Great Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Depends on the angle

  23. Make United Great Again
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Digne & DCL. Do something...

  24. fedolefan
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Rich, you trickler of points, grab a brace brag

  25. chaser123
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Best GK for the next three weeks?

    1. Bollard
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      I have put my money on Loris

    2. Dreaming of glory
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Ederson

    3. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Ederson if you want 3 clean sheets

  26. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Why did I try to be different and do DCL. Silly mistake

    1. ChickenTikkaMoSalah
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      DCL cap*

    2. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Said his ex girlfriend

    3. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      He's just a bit more than 1/3 into his gameweek.

  27. GreennRed
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Is the Pele documentary any use?

    1. dogtanion
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      It's ok but nowhere near Maradonna's one

      1. GreennRed
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 27 days ago

        In fairness two class players but Pele's off pitch stuff is a tad boring compared to Diego's who also played in good leagues in more than one country.

    2. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Flopped a bit

    3. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Cheers lads. I'll carry on with Fargo after the match.

  28. Make United Great Again
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Lol. This triple captain gameweek has been so underwhelming so far..

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 27 days ago

      Not for Bale TCs

  29. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    So many chances, DCL has to score!

  30. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 27 days ago

    Next Digne foul will be a YC