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Another league start for Bale as Everton make do without injured Rodriguez again

Double Gameweek 26 edges towards its conclusion, with two early-evening kick-offs at Craven Cottage and the Hawthorns preceding the clash between Liverpool and Chelsea.

Fulham v Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion v Everton both get underway at 18:00 GMT.

There is plenty of interest in both of these fixtures from a Fantasy perspective, with three of the most-captained assets of Double Gameweek 26 in action.

The three players in question, Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.8m), Son Heung-min (£9.5m) and Harry Kane (£11.1m), are also among the top four candidates for the Triple Captain chip, with the latter backed by a Gameweek-high 239,588 managers.

That trio starts this evening, as does Gareth Bale (£9.3m), who is already the highest-scoring player of the Gameweek.

The Welshman plundered 19 points in the thrashing of Burnley and has seen his FPL ownership treble since.

Jose Mourinho has made three changes to his side, handing Dele Alli (£7.4m) his first Premier League start since the opening day of 2020/21 at the expense of Lucas Moura (£6.6m).

It’s all change at full-back, too, as Matt Doherty (£5.6m) and Ben Davies (£4.6m) come in for Serge Aurier (£5.2m) and Sergio Reguilon (£5.5m).

Scott Parker has also made three alterations to his starting XI, with Antonee Robinson (£4.4m), Mario Lemina (£4.5m) and Ivan Cavaleiro (£5.3m) replacing Kenny Tete (£4.3m), Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (£4.5m) and Bobby Decordova-Reid (£5.3m).

In the other match, Carlo Ancelotti has made two changes to the team that begun Monday’s victory against Southampton.

Alex Iwobi (£5.9m) and Bernard (£5.7m) start with Allan (£5.2m) and Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.8m) dropping to the bench.

James Rodriguez (£7.7m), Seamus Coleman (£4.8m) and Tom Davies (£5.2m) are again missing through injury.

The fit-again Robert Snodgrass (£5.6m) is back among the substitutes for the hosts, with Sam Allardyce unsurprisingly naming an unchanged XI from the side that saw off Brighton on Saturday.


Fulham XI: Areola, Aina, Andersen, Adarabioyo, Robinson, Reed, Lemina, Cavaleiro, Loftus-Cheek, Lookman, Maja

Tottenham Hotspur XI: Lloris, Doherty, Sanchez, Alderweireld, Davies, Ndombele, Hojbjerg, Bale, Alli, Son, Kane.

West Bromwich Albion XI: Johnstone, Furlong, O’Shea, Bartley, Townsend, Yokuslu, Maitland-Niles, Pereira, Gallagher, Phillips, Diagne.

Everton: Pickford, Digne, Holgate, Keane, Godfrey, Doucoure, Gomes, Bernard, Iwobi, Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin.

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1,692 Comments Post a Comment
  1. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Digne 2 baps

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

      Nice

  2. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    I despise Kane and Spurs. Genuinely. What a crap bunch. Gtfo

  3. TheBiffas
    6 months, 17 days ago

    that miss puts me out of the cup

  4. how now brown cow
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Fulham rarely concede more than 1 goal. Been saying it all week.

  5. fedolefan
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    We need a pro-pundits article on Kane's xG.

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Salah had a higher XG than Kane at the weekend yet he came out with nothing. Be grateful you got your goal

  6. Niho992
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    96 all out. Terrible GW. Another one.

    1. Patson Dabaka
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Not terrible and you know it. Attention seeking.

      1. Z
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        If it is BB it is terible

        1. Niho992
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 17 days ago

          it's not BB but it's terrible

    2. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      86, all out. Wc team.

    3. FPL Pillars
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Niho thought you had better material 😉

      1. Slouch87
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        He is a very simple soul.

    4. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      haha that is not terrible relax.
      You are about 30 above average and about 10 above the top 1k

    5. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Humble waaannn

    6. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      How's that terrible? Top 10k average is 80 points so you are 20% above that

      1. Niho992
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        i'm better than top 10 K anyway.

        1. money face bandwagon
          • 7 Years
          6 months, 17 days ago

          haha

        2. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          6 months, 17 days ago

          Mate I’d be surprised if you’ve ever been in the top 10k

    7. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      What? 72 here -33% rank drops ... you are on the moon man!

  7. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Kane one of the most clinical finishers of the last decade except for this game week

  8. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    It’s over. Kane TC big fail

    1. TheBiffas
      6 months, 17 days ago

      same

    2. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      This.

    3. Nightcrawler
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Ah kane Tc. That explains it

    4. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      24 pts not a fail

    5. Tango74
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      But the signs were there

      People/scouts on here were saying he was not on form lately

      His Fulham defence is getting better

  9. Messiah Hazard
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Need Kane (c) goal Son assist as soon as possible...

  10. Sack The Glazers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    the only right decision I made this GW was Areola over Ederson as my GK

  11. DRIZ ✅
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Gundogan TC next week?

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Yeah why not

      Can't be worse than this lot.

      1. DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Yep what a week!

    2. Messiah Hazard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Thinking hard on this... Not sure if I have enough courage for it...

      1. DRIZ ✅
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Cant be worse then this gw!

    3. HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Yes..and Pep roulette lookin two benching

    4. Z
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Nope....he will not play 2 games and he is not ofensive anymore

    5. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Kdb maybe. Gundo could be benched.

  12. Please Answer Me
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Kane you're gonna get a hat trick when you're not my TC aren't you? I was so naive to think he could score as if my TC never goes right I had Mane TC last year and got 1pt

  13. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Kane owners atleast got a goal.

    DCL owners got nothing just a shirt trying to be footballer.

    1. GROBARI
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      This

    2. Egg noodle
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      DCL captained here. Hello xD

    3. son of city
      6 months, 17 days ago

      no, just a confused guy running around in the pitch.

  14. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Why does Kane never show any desire to get forward, Jesus.

    1. TheBiffas
      6 months, 17 days ago

      he's a midfielder

  15. Bobby Digital
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Do something Son!

    1. thewakka
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      You sound like my dad throughout my childhood

      1. GROBARI
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 17 days ago

        This

      2. tbos83
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Hahahaha

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

    Any day now Hugo

  17. Pedram
    • 8 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Salah to the rescue!

  18. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    4 mins left for kane

  19. DRIZ ✅
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Kane TC’s saying he is overrated. Love it

    1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      I least I can feel OK I got KDB TC got 8*3 way back in gw19.

  20. Rash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Fair play those who went Richarlison over that troll DCL

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

    Kane does well to find touch deep into Fulham territory. Lineout Fulham

  22. IRBOX ⚽
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Everton into 4th. Fantastic turnaround under Carlo

    1. DRIZ ✅
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      And by Gerrard

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      Random season, random results

      1. IRBOX ⚽
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Not really. We have beaten Liverpool, Chelsea, Spurs, Arsenal, United. Dropped points to lower half table. Really should be 2nd or 3rd

  23. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    I made some bad calls this week in hindsight. Luckily, so did most other serious players.

    1. Wild Rover
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      I think mine was the worst 😀

  24. lewis1290
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 17 days ago

    if salah haul my season is over

  25. The journey out of the 1mil
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Digne haul!!!

    1. lewis1290
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 17 days ago

      he score?

  26. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Kane tc and areola game literally couldn’t have gone worse

  27. Gemma817
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Congrats to all of you who still have your TC intact.

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      TC is the most overrated of all the chips in my judgement . It can be wonderful, but it rarely is.

      1. Gemma817
        6 months, 17 days ago

        Most in my ml tc'd bruno. Just 6 pts extra from the chip. Those who played BB got over 15+

  28. IRBOX ⚽
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Almost captained Digne :/

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      I joked about it, if only!

    2. FPL Pillars
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      I mean Everton defence never conceed you should of

  29. Albrightondknight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    Quick summary it’s all a big fail mc fail.

    1. Albrightondknight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 17 days ago

      With a side of fries.

  30. FPL Pillars
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 17 days ago

    So will Kane by rested vs Palace?

    1. TheBiffas
      6 months, 17 days ago

      doubt it