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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. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 7 days ago

    8 points. Cheers Harry.

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

    Kane pass into the Thames

  3. GROBARI
      2 months, 7 days ago

      GW27-DCL 3 goals,you heard here first

    • diesel001
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Double CS this GW so far: Man Utd, Spurs, Everton.

      Chelsea and Liverpool 0-0?

    • Nikolai Volkoff
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Robbery in West London by a North London gang

    • Party time
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Dcl cappers in the mud

    • Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Brilliant. Kane just falls over, freekick. Have to love it.

    • Messiah Hazard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Where was Kane hitting that

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 7 days ago

        told it was the final kick

    • HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Arry --> Brewster DCL --> Mitro

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      How do I delete my team?

    • COK3Y5MURF
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Even Lingard outscored DCL...

    • Pedram
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Salah captainers are the real winner this gw

      1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Game not even kicked off yet he could get a red.

      2. Leaf
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        What after the out on the wing no shoe , missed open goal and mane keeping feet

        Certainly doesn’t feel winny currently

      3. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Eh?

    • Free Hat
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      My god Spurs were awful 2nd half.
      Kane one of the worst players to top this game off.

      Unlucky fulham

    • Bartowski
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      If Ancelotti can get Everton into the Champions League in his second season that would be ridiculous.

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

      Thought captaining a Jose forward would be a trap.

      It wasn’t, Kane had so many chances... Standard FPL.

    • COUFAL SO GOOD
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Phew, only 8 pts from Kane

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      8 points from Kane v Burnley and Fulham, FML

    • hullcityfan
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Digne 14 pointer the only good thing that happened this week

      1. NULL-X-VOID
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        captained him, so kinda feeling good in hindsight

    • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Comes down to Salah Captain...

    • Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      9 matches with 1 or 0 goals.

      May be 10 after Liv vs Che match.

    • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      F u Kane. F u.

    • Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      DCL captain fail, ugh

    • Over Midwicket
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Digne 2 baps

    • KGFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      Wow.. never imagined by punty KDB captain will outscore Kane, Bruno and DCL this week... Not complaining... Very happy!

    • Hotdogs for Tea
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      is it all over ?

      1. tiger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        It is now

    • Bookkeeper
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      i just want to give a big F OFF to KANE

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 7 days ago

      92 all out in the end, didn’t even hit a tonne

    • lewis1290
        2 months, 7 days ago

        dubss digne 14 pointer , however i may have captained DCL :0

      • Mika-eel
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        64 Points in DGW19, currently on 64 with one to play. Consistent at least.

      • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 7 days ago

        Fml with that Kane TC