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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
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Richa Goal and Keane Assist would be perfect

  2. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    How on earth is that not a YC?

    1. Nomar
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Exactly this.

    2. Pep Roulette
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Next one will be

    3. melrose
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      +1

    4. Roy Hudd
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. ⱼₐᵣᵥᵢₛₕ
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Even Digne thought it was a YC 😉

  3. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Lucky not to get yellow Digne

  4. mynameisq
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Ref definitely left his cards at home

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Relieved Digne owner 😆 that was a poor tackle

  5. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Ings is playing like a 53 year old

  6. 7_Dan_7
    6 months, 24 days ago

    No YC for Digne?

    1. Make United Great Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Nope

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Not yet

  7. pjomara
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

  8. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 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
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Here, have an upvote.

    2. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Brilliant, +1

  9. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Anyone still getting ings for all his fixtures ?

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      If he goes on loan to City.

    2. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 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
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      What fixtures. Soto done for the season

    4. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I'm ignoring Saints for the double now

  10. son of city
    6 months, 24 days ago

    reff has digne in his pick

  11. tbos83
    6 months, 24 days ago

    All the main cap candidates have flopped (so far)

    1. Salah’s Sonnet
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Have indeed! Kane the winner so far

    2. Qaiss
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Capping Son has been alright

    3. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Inevitably Bruno will have the last laugh...

      1. Salah’s Sonnet
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

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

        1. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          3 points with the easiest game?

      2. djman102
        • 12 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        I hope so.

      3. Make United Great Again
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Hehe

  12. Hulk Smash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    New rule: no replies, only upvotes.

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Ok.

  13. pablo discobar
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 24 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.

  14. FCSB
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Ffs DCL fail

  15. Aster
    6 months, 24 days ago

    (Do not) Upvote my post.

    Disgruntled DCL owner.

  16. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

  17. Milkman Bruno
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    1. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

  18. Rashers
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Pickford loves just absolutely hammering the ball to nowhere

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

      1. Biggsy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Other

      2. Pad Randa (The OG)
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Hendo, surely.

        1. Utopsis
          • 1 Year
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Needs to be playing, surely?

      3. Rashers
        • 8 Years
        6 months, 24 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

  19. GreennRed
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    1. Leaf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

  20. Aster
    6 months, 24 days ago

    My gf captained DCL because he is good looking.

    But what on Earth was I thinking?

    1. Make United Great Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      You think the same don’t lie

      1. Aster
        6 months, 24 days ago

        I'm all for Richarlison

    2. Hulk Smash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      The same.

    3. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

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

    4. BeaversWithAttitude
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 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
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        What kind of an hattitude is that?

      2. Aster
        6 months, 24 days ago

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

  21. abaalan
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

    Need to play 29. Max 7.6

    1. Tcheco
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Lingard can't play in GW 28

      1. MrBoombastic
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

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

    2. Tcheco
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I like Bertrand Traore

      1. Tcheco
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Lucas Moura? Hmmm

  22. Pad Randa (The OG)
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    How many saves does Pickford need for max baps?

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      3 at the moment.

  23. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Tella’s who got booked, Sky.

  24. Milkman Bruno
    6 months, 24 days ago

    All the upvotes. Everyone’s a Fudgy!

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Definitely a foul on Digne.

  25. AzzaroMax99
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Hello upvoters.

  26. pablo discobar
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

  27. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Still don’t believe in everton cs

    1. JBG
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Hopefully Everton have the same belief.

  28. Kiwivillan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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

  29. 7_Dan_7
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Can DCL get clean sheet points pls

    1. Make United Great Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Hate to break it to you pal..

  30. mynameisq
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

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