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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. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Bt says

    Officially an og

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      How when it was on target

      1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        That’s what they decided

      2. potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Wasn't though

      3. Tonyawesome69 FH36
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        It wasn't on target. It was heading towards Kane before Fulham defender touched it

      4. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Cause it wasnt on target...

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Sorry all I need a bigger TV or those VAR lines drawn on

      5. Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        I own Son and I'm watching it mate, definitely WASN'T on target, gutted.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          🙁

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

      Relief.

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

    Son assist because Ali’s flick was on target

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

      Wrong

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        See what happens when I do put the TV on

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      One angle looked just wide.

    3. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      It wasn’t

    4. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      No it wasn’t. Officially ruled as an OG

    5. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Apparently it was going off target, looked in to me but I own Son so biased lol

  3. Graham Zusi's Hair is …
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    lol.
    Son owners: Definitely an assist. it was going in
    Non Son owners: Definitely an OG, not on target.

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      I own Son. It was an OG

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Biased morons piping up again

  4. Oggle22
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Kane TC over son gutted come on Kane

  5. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Man, Iwobi is poor.

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

    Given as an own goal ... Ali assist confirmed

  7. Make United Great Again
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Sold Son for Barnes like an idiot because his form was dreadful.

    LOL.

    1. JBG
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Same.. He was sooooo bad before this DGW.

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Just our luck. Kept him for so long during the poor form 🙁

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

      Same here

      From your image, I make it you are a United fan. Same here again! 😆

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        It’s all gone terribly wrong 😀

        I’ve sold Bruno for Bale. We look terrible.

        1. JBG
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          I know, I was so resigned while watching MU vs Palace. Need Pogba back asap.

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

          Same again... Enjoyed the 19 pointer and hoping for an assist at least here!

    3. Torres76
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Same here. Sold Son and Antonio.

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Ouch

    4. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      But that's without Bale in the team, same here btw

      1. Make United Great Again
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Definitely seemed to have changed things. Bought him back for Barnes immediately

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 2 days ago

          Probably same as well here 😆

    5. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Bale effect

    6. Adetro
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Some solace in Son's assist being snatched from him then, I assume.

  8. Wild Rover
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    OG confirmed

    1. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      No Son assist?

      1. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        No

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

      Kane is claiming it now

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

    Tosun OG confirmed by commentator
    So Alli A
    Nothing for Son

  10. denial
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    That's a horrible assist for Son if it stands. Yuck.

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

      It won't.

  11. Torres76
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Spurs got five really good players (inc NDombele) going forward. Add Le Celso, Moura and they really should be doing better.

    1. Make United Great Again
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      The Mourinho effect.

  12. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    West Brom looking really good with an actual holding midfielder and two box to box players

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

    Stevie Wonder can see it’s an OG.

  14. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    That Kane header was pathetic and out of character or am I wrong?

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Really bad miss. Strange header straight at the keeper

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

      Almost had too much time to think about it, which was probably the issue.

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

      Looked offside to me

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

      Looked like he was a little ahead of the ball, but still a bad finish

    5. Says
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      maybe hard to get power in it from the way the cross was

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        It was the direction straight at the keeper.

        Looked just on side to me.

  15. JustPark
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Alli owners rejoice

    1. Lukakuna
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Singular joke incoming

    2. JBG
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      All 2 of them.

    3. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Owned by 4 managers (0.04%) in the Top 10k

      https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/2787192/event/26/

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Top 10k before or after the start of gw26?

  16. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Apologies for owning Kane and Son

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Apology not accepted

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

      He’s gone too soon!

    3. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      As if it’s your fault. Lol

  17. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Kane TC

    Always get TC wrong so does not bode well for us TCers

    1. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      More than 1hr to go. Relax your tonsils.

    2. Adetro
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      I did Gundogan. A load of people did Bruno. You'll do better than us.

    3. Says
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      we're doing fine already

    4. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      You should worry! I TC'd DCL- that's going really well.

  18. Torres76
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Assist given on FPL to Son

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

      It'll be removed.

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      For now.

    3. Original Pirate Material
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      How when it was OG?

  19. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Official goal and assist to Son.

    (Until the PL Goals Accreditation Panel say otherwise...). FFScout.

    SofaScore still have Alli and Son too.

    1. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      get in

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

      Premier League have already confirmed OG. Commentator confirmed it.

  20. The 12th Man
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Everton corner

    1. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      scenes

  21. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Kane last two games played, two sitters missed.

  22. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Fpl given son assist when it is officially confirmed as og??

  23. VaVaVoom14
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Kane looking tired and missing sitters

  24. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Guys, we all know it's a Bruno assist

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Lukaku's

    2. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      McCauley's

  25. Jindaljain
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    No Points for Son congrats Kane Cappers

    1. Jindaljain
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      No assist

  26. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Assist for Son on fpl

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

    Son assist removed, assist goes to Dele

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

    This DGW is so weird. Haven't seen a dgw so terrible for many years.

  29. Hy liverpool
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    Why no one is mentioning everton game?

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      Probably because my TC is doing sod all.

    2. The 12th Man
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      WBA started the better. Everton creeping into the game.
      Godfrey deflected shot wide.
      DCL lucky not to get booked.

      1. Hy liverpool
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        Thanks for the update

      2. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 2 days ago

        really looking forward to my 3x1 from DCL.

    3. Yank Revolution
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 2 days ago

      No goals = no care

  30. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 2 days ago

    This is the dgw from hell

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

      200% agree