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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. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    5 months, 1 day ago

    Kane TCers. I'm sorry for you, but that's what you got when you copy team and ideas from twitter. Play your own game.

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      5 months, 1 day ago

      meh, you're just jealous as they all outscored you

      1. Benjustjamin
        • 7 Years
        5 months, 1 day ago

        the guys an utter loser

    2. Bartowski
      • 10 Years
      5 months, 1 day ago

      Yeah really should have gone with my second choice, Calvert....

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        5 months, 1 day ago

        I C Kane but didnt fell for twitter TC trape this GW.

        1. Bartowski
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          I don't even have a Twitter account.

    3. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      5 months, 1 day ago

      Sweeping statement

    4. Neves say Neves
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 1 day ago

      You wouldn’t do very well if you never made any moves that people on Twitter make

    5. Dirty Harry
      • 6 Years
      5 months, 1 day ago

      Zzzz

    6. Tango74
        5 months, 1 day ago

        I agree , people where saying he’s not in form and not listen

        Now blame Kane , take responsibility of own actions

        1. Niho992
          • 2 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          True.

      • TheBiffas
          5 months, 1 day ago

          you're braindead

        • Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
          • 12 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          I don't follow people on twitter captained Kane because I thought he was the best option. TC KDB gw 19.

          Is that right or wrong oh wise 1992 oracle......?

          'You can't post anything with kids' I think the phrase should be.....

      • Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 1 day ago

        What a horror show that was

      • Z
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 1 day ago

        Oh...so close WBA

      • La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        5 months, 1 day ago

        Diagne goal disallowed

        1. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Thank God for that. Me with Digne and rival with Diagne 😆

        2. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Brub thank goodness

      • diesel001
        • 4 Years
        5 months, 1 day ago

        Everton CS busted or will VAR save them?

      • Bounce
          5 months, 1 day ago

          So the Kane TC only got an extra 5 points more than Bruno lol.

          Bruno TC = +3
          Kane TC = +8

          5 point difference assuming you would have regular captained them anyway...

        • Bobby Digital
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          So Parker is the best new-school coach? Or is it Arteta?

          1. COUFAL SO GOOD
            • 3 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            Parker

        • OneMan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          How was bale ? Might transfer him in.

          1. Pukki Party
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            Solid 18 holes

            1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
              • 12 Years
              5 months, 1 day ago

              well done 😀

          2. Steve The Spud
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            5 months, 1 day ago

            Poor but not the best game for him, small pitch, little space and Fulham are well organised

          3. Bushwhacker
            • 2 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            Anonymous

        • sminkypinky
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          FFS

          1. sminkypinky
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            Pheww... Digne owner. Only real differential

        • KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Pereira assist?!

        • Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Just had a heart attack

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            Haha did you see my previous reply as well

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

            Fair play on the Digne cap.

            1. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 1 day ago

              Did you watch the Southampton game? Incredibly lucky to keep a clean sheet

              1. Duke Silver ☑
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                5 months, 1 day ago

                Yeah I know but it adds a bit of excitement back into the game.

            2. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 1 day ago

              And lucky again tonight, game is all luck

        • Pukki Party
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Diagne offside 🙁

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          The real TC winners this week are those who didn’t activate it.

          From the popular picks...

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            The real winners are the ones who played it on Grealish against Liverpool

        • Z
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          No goal ....offside

        • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          How the actual eff has Kane got 8 points this DGW. Bloody useless player gtfo

        • lewis1290
          • 1 Year
          5 months, 1 day ago

          is it offside?

        • BobB
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          The drop in goals suggest someone like Diaz or Digne best bet as TC going forward

        • Leaf
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          All the TC choices Kane fail Bruno fail Dcl fail

          Salah partial fail ...can he step up

          1. Messiah Hazard
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            Kane at least has a goal and Salah still to play... Not sure if anyone on here TC’ed him

            1. Leaf
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              5 months, 1 day ago

              I have !

              Come on Mo

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Diagne was born offside

        • diesel001
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Unlucky for WBA. But one thing about VAR is it has added consistency to offside calls. You draw the lines and you see. Much better than what was going on 10 years ago. Some of the goals they allowed were a joke.

          1. Homer21
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            True

        • Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Oh FFS both rivals have Everton defenders, what a surprise!!!!

        • Gudjohnsen
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          F--- this game so much

        • Hy liverpool
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Is has still alive after this disallowed goal?

          1. Hy liverpool
            • 7 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            Hazz*

        • Weasel Boy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Kane will not score a hattie vs CP

          1. Weasel Boy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            Now**

            1. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              5 months, 1 day ago

              You were right the first time

        • Pedram
          • 7 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Diagne scoutpick fail

          1. Sack The Glazers
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            5 months, 1 day ago

            all the attacking scoutpicks were fails

        • Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Kane dive to end game sums up the DGW.

        • Bishopool
          • 9 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          I never have jackbot week, lol.

          Again I transfered Dier in (-4pts) and Spurs have 2 double CS-s. But Without him!

          At the same time captained Rich, and ignored Kane and DCL.

          Bittersweet.

        • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 11 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          kane +bps for winning a foul

        • JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          5 months, 1 day ago

          Salah TC to save my season.

        • Saka_me_sideways
            5 months, 1 day ago

            DCL > Brewster done...

            1. Leaf
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              5 months, 1 day ago

              Sideways 🙂