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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. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Wow Son and Kane TC not getting anything here except a yellow card, they couldn't hit a barn door tonight!

  2. Daniel - Maquire or Hendo?
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Kane and DCL both missing sitters 🙁 my strikers 🙁

  3. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Donkey doing what he does best.

  4. Jindaljain
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    TC failed

  5. ‘Tis the Season
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Can someone explain to me how on earth BALE gets EU600k a week? He is rubbish..

  6. dshv
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Wtf dominic....

  7. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    DCL misses a sitter

  8. ajay_kl +42
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Delighted to have taken a -8 for this GW to get Aina, Lookman and Kane(TC)

    1. thewakka
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Longterm ypu got good assets for GW29

    2. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Donkey Calvert Lewin

      1. Jindaljain
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I took -4 to get +4

        1. Salan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Not the worst case

      2. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Always thought he was a donkey but he's got some speed for a big man. A racing donkey if you will.

        1. mynameisq
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          He does and his dribbling is so bad that it's actually pretty effective and hard to read for defenders

      3. Says
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Dominic Can't-Convert Lewin

    3. Please Answer Me
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Is it possible to bet on Kane not scoring? He's my TC and I know for a fact he won't score tonight

      1. COUFAL SO GOOD
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        He will score

    4. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Did anyone BB with Guaita & Johnstone?

      1. matiakez
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        nope instead was feeling smug with the pope martinez double...

      2. TheDragon
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I’ve got Martinez & Johnstone.... it’s the hope that kills you

      3. pundit of punts
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I BB with Lloris - Raphinha - Holgate - El Mohamady

        Looking good for 30 + points

        1. beric
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          oh really? you should've mentioned it!

      4. Pukki Party
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Martinez Ramsdale

      5. tbos83
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Guiata and Areola 🙂

        • Bury94
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Martinez and Guaita

        • Tommy d
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Mendy and martinez

      6. matiakez
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Cheers lookman. Another nail in the bb coffin

      7. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        DCL sitter....

      8. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Pereira looked threatening at all?

      9. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Areola and Kane tc this will be ok I thought areola will make some saves and if spurs score Kane might be involved

        1 save and a Fulham own goal or course

      10. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Please Harry Kane.

        1. Super Saints
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Sorry mate but absolutely no chance

      11. pundit of punts
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        On 101 points

        Need Kane(c) + Son + Lloris -+ DCL + Holgate to go big in the second half and get me close to 130.

        Ain’t happening right? 🙁

        1. Hy liverpool
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Unfortunately no one cares

          1. pundit of punts
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Of course not

            Just looking for opinions

            1. Bushwhacker
              • 1 Year
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Humble brag is not looking for opinions

            2. Scholes Out Forever
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Whats your favorite colour is asking for an an opinion. This aint it chief

        2. diesel001
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          101 on BB is good this week tbf.....

        3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Ok

        4. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Aim higher, 99 needed for the two tonne

          1. pundit of punts
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            😛

        5. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          I care

          1. pundit of punts
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            xoxo

        6. Jindaljain
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          101 points & ain't happening are you kidding me?

        7. Yozzer
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Go away

      12. COUFAL SO GOOD
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Benchboost fail
        TC fail

        1. Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Everything fail

        2. Salan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Only those don't care this game, playing no chips with no hits win!

      13. Isco Disco
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Looks like it's going to be a Kane TC Fail tonight.
        So disappointed. I trusted you a lot Harry

      14. Jindaljain
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        FPL Triple Captain is A Trap

        1. COUFAL SO GOOD
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Every chip is a trap

        2. Tango74
            2 months, 8 days ago

            No it’s not you can catch up with people in league. You made the wrong choice -so far

            If it was right you be piping up on here about your Choice

        3. Says
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          A player nervoulsy takes a throw in from the near sideline, worried the camera might fall on his head.

        4. Life_Ban
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Eh did Son lose an assist this evening??

            1. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Spurs goal went down as an OG. Dele assist.

            2. diesel001
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Was an own goal so Alli assist and no Son assist.

            3. Rainer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Never really had one.

            4. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              He never had one if you read how assists are supposed to be awarded.

              A Son owner at FPL Towers was a little too trigger-happy.

            5. Life_Ban
                2 months, 8 days ago

                Jeez thx for clarification

                Sigh of relief

            6. Salan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              OK, I believe in God now.

              An OG breaks my Ful's CS, and nothing from Son and Kane. Not to mention having Reguilon.

            7. lewis1290
                2 months, 8 days ago

                maddison-> son and Holding -> any defender playing in 29 for me
                lol

              • Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                Doherty should go straight back to Wolves

                1. COUFAL SO GOOD
                  • 3 Years
                  2 months, 8 days ago

                  He's been terrible
                  Glad they overpriced him

                2. seanie3
                  • 10 Years
                  2 months, 8 days ago

                  doubt he would want to go back there, they are relegation material now..

                3. potatoace
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 8 days ago

                  It was one of the strangest tranfers this season.

              • KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                Even if Kane blanks it will be my highest ever TC return. I consider that a success lol

                1. Liberate HK - antichinazi
                  • 2 Years
                  2 months, 8 days ago

                  Sane
                  Mane
                  Kane (break the curse)

                2. Super Saints
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 8 days ago

                  Yep normally I do a Mane

              • KGFC
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                Bale YC 🙁

              • ‘Tis the Season
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                I see the drama queens are out in FULL force. Squealing about captain fails, painful!

              • Super Saints
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                Kane now playing CDM, great!

              • mynameisq
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 8 days ago

                Kane needs a Bruno style peno, it's coming

                1. potatoace
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  2 months, 8 days ago

                  He is trying his best there.