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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
    3 months, 15 days 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
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 15 days ago

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

      1. Benjustjamin
        • 6 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        the guys an utter loser

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

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

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

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

        1. Bartowski
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          I don't even have a Twitter account.

    3. Homer21
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Sweeping statement

    4. Neves say Neves
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

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

    5. Dirty Harry
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 15 days ago

      Zzzz

    6. Tango74
        3 months, 15 days 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
          3 months, 15 days ago

          True.

      • TheBiffas
          3 months, 15 days ago

          you're braindead

        • Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
          • 12 Years
          3 months, 15 days 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
        3 months, 15 days ago

        What a horror show that was

      • Z
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Oh...so close WBA

      • La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Diagne goal disallowed

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

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

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

          Brub thank goodness

      • diesel001
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 15 days ago

        Everton CS busted or will VAR save them?

      • Bounce
          3 months, 15 days 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
          3 months, 15 days ago

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

          1. COUFAL SO GOOD
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Parker

        • OneMan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          How was bale ? Might transfer him in.

          1. Pukki Party
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Solid 18 holes

            1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
              • 12 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              well done 😀

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

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

          3. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Anonymous

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

          FFS

          1. sminkypinky
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Pheww... Digne owner. Only real differential

        • KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Pereira assist?!

        • Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Just had a heart attack

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Haha did you see my previous reply as well

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

            Fair play on the Digne cap.

            1. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

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

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

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

            2. Super Saints
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              And lucky again tonight, game is all luck

        • Pukki Party
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          Diagne offside 🙁

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

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

          From the popular picks...

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

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

        • Z
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

          No goal ....offside

        • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 15 days ago

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

        • lewis1290
            3 months, 15 days ago

            is it offside?

          • BobB
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

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

          • Leaf
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            3 months, 15 days 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
              3 months, 15 days 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
                3 months, 15 days ago

                I have !

                Come on Mo

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

            Diagne was born offside

          • diesel001
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 15 days 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
              3 months, 15 days ago

              True

          • Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

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

          • Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            F--- this game so much

          • Hy liverpool
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Is has still alive after this disallowed goal?

            1. Hy liverpool
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              Hazz*

          • Weasel Boy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Kane will not score a hattie vs CP

            1. Weasel Boy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              Now**

              1. diesel001
                • 4 Years
                3 months, 15 days ago

                You were right the first time

          • Pedram
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Diagne scoutpick fail

            1. Sack The Glazers
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              3 months, 15 days ago

              all the attacking scoutpicks were fails

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

            Kane dive to end game sums up the DGW.

          • Bishopool
            • 9 Years
            3 months, 15 days 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
            3 months, 15 days ago

            kane +bps for winning a foul

          • JONALDINHO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 15 days ago

            Salah TC to save my season.

          • Saka_me_sideways
              3 months, 15 days ago

              DCL > Brewster done...

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

                Sideways 🙂