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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. Kaneyonero
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    Richa Goal and Keane Assist would be perfect

  2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    How on earth is that not a YC?

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

      Exactly this.

    2. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Next one will be

    3. melrose
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      +1

    4. Roy Hudd
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      I'm sorry you don't own Everton defence. You ok?...

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Even Digne thought it was a YC 😉

  3. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    Lucky not to get yellow Digne

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

    Ref definitely left his cards at home

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

      Relieved Digne owner 😆 that was a poor tackle

  5. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 15 days ago

    Ings is playing like a 53 year old

  6. 7_Dan_7
      2 months, 15 days ago

      No YC for Digne?

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Nope

      2. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Not yet

    • pjomara
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Iwobi warming up.
      Presumably coming on for DCL who's only just back from injury.

    • Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 15 days ago

      Right I'm taking a leaf out of richarlison2348's book.

      What do DCL goals do?

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

        Here, have an upvote.

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

        Brilliant, +1

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

      Anyone still getting ings for all his fixtures ?

      1. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        If he goes on loan to City.

      2. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 15 days ago

        Hes so disappointing, the fewer fixtures he has the more attractive he is as a pick

      3. MIGHTY JOE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 15 days ago

        What fixtures. Soto done for the season

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

        I'm ignoring Saints for the double now

    • SON of CITY
        2 months, 15 days ago

        reff has digne in his pick

      • tbos83
          2 months, 15 days ago

          All the main cap candidates have flopped (so far)

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            Have indeed! Kane the winner so far

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

            Capping Son has been alright

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

            Inevitably Bruno will have the last laugh...

            1. UNDERWORLD7
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              I don’t know, a lot to make up for

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

                3 points with the easiest game?

            2. djman102
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              I hope so.

            3. Make United Great Again
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              Hehe

        • Hulk Smash
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          New rule: no replies, only upvotes.

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

            Ok.

        • pablo discobar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Anyone taking this fantasy season seriously should watch this Everton game. Means nothing. Any pre season articles that reference this seasons stats should be ignored.

        • fcsaltyballs
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 15 days ago

          Ffs DCL fail

        • Aster
            2 months, 15 days ago

            (Do not) Upvote my post.

            Disgruntled DCL owner.

          • Catastrophe
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 15 days ago

            Southampton with most of the play, don't like the look of this

            1. GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              Most of the play, like Brighton. At least Brighton create chances though, even if they don't take them.

          • Milkman Bruno
              2 months, 15 days ago

              Just watched the Redknapp v Keane debate on Spurs the other day haha classic Keano

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

                Omg Keano is such a knob. That argument just settled it for me

            • Rashers
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              Pickford loves just absolutely hammering the ball to nowhere

              1. GreennRed
                • 9 Years
                2 months, 15 days ago

                Would you have him, Henderson, Pope or other as England keeper?

                1. Biggsy
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Other

                2. Pad Randa (The OG)
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Hendo, surely.

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

                    Needs to be playing, surely?

                3. Rashers
                  • 7 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  Pope for me. As a biased United fan, Henderson in the long run. England not overly blessed in that department at the moment

            • GreennRed
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 15 days ago

              Forster should get games now. Not great but no worse than McCarthy.

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

                I’m would be quite hard to be no worse than McCarthy

            • Aster
                2 months, 15 days ago

                My gf captained DCL because he is good looking.

                But what on Earth was I thinking?

                1. Make United Great Again
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 15 days ago

                  You think the same don’t lie

                  1. Aster
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      I'm all for Richarlison

                  2. Hulk Smash
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 5 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    The same.

                  3. GreennRed
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    I wouldn't turn but he's a handsome dude.

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

                    Lol. My first season of fantasy, I chose all the lookers because I was just learning the ropes... didn't do too bad at all that year!

                    1. Third Eye Vision
                      • 8 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      What kind of an hattitude is that?

                    2. Aster
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        She has this fascination with Gomes, DCL, RLC and Dias

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

                    A) Barnes -> Lingard
                    B) Barnes -> Saka
                    C) Barnes -> Other?

                    Need to play 29. Max 7.6

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

                      Lingard can't play in GW 28

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

                        I've done lingard myself. Cover for 28 easier than 29

                    2. Tcheco
                      • 3 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      I like Bertrand Traore

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

                        Lucas Moura? Hmmm

                  6. Pad Randa (The OG)
                    • 9 Years
                    2 months, 15 days ago

                    How many saves does Pickford need for max baps?

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

                      3 at the moment.

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

                    Tella’s who got booked, Sky.

                  8. Milkman Bruno
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      All the upvotes. Everyone’s a Fudgy!

                      1. GreennRed
                        • 9 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Definitely a foul on Digne.

                    • AzzaroMax99
                      • 4 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Hello upvoters.

                    • pablo discobar
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 11 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      I've seen better pre season friendlys in July compared to this debacle

                    • sminkypinky
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 9 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Still don’t believe in everton cs

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

                        Hopefully Everton have the same belief.

                    • Kiwivillan
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 7 Years
                      2 months, 15 days ago

                      Looking like DCL C fail. Why did I change from Kane

                    • 7_Dan_7
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        Can DCL get clean sheet points pls

                        1. Make United Great Again
                          • 8 Years
                          2 months, 15 days ago

                          Hate to break it to you pal..

                      • mynameisq
                        • 7 Years
                        2 months, 15 days ago

                        A collective psychotic break because of DCL fail resulting in an upvote surge