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Bamford starts in unchanged Leeds team as Fulham name three-man midfield

Patrick Bamford (£6.7m) has overcome his recent yellow flag to start for Leeds in the opening match of Blank Gameweek 29.

The forward came off early in the Gameweek 28 draw with Chelsea and, after Marcelo Bielsa expressed confidence of his involvement, has kept his place in the starting XI.

Leeds are unchanged from the side that kept Thomas Tuchel’s men out on Saturday, which means Stuart Dallas (£5.1m) earns another central-midfield berth alongside Tyler Roberts (£4.6m).

Kalvin Phillips (£4.9m) anchors the midfield while Ezgjan Alioski (£4.3m) and Luke Ayling (£4.4m) are either side of Pascal Struijk (£4.0m) and Diego Llorente (£4.4m) in defence.

Since Gameweek 20, Chelsea are the only team to keep more clean sheets than Fulham and they are in 4-3-3 formation once again tonight.

André-Franck Zambo Anguissa (£4.5m) joins Harrison Reed (£4.4m) and Mario Lemina (£4.5m) in a busy midfield trio while Ademola Lookman (£5.1m) and Ivan Cavaleiro (£5.3m) are either side of Josh Maja (£5.5m) in a front-three.

Ola Aina (£4.6m) is stationed on the right-hand side of defence tonight with Antonee Robinson (£4.4m) handed a left-back berth.

Blank Gameweek 29 Line-ups

Fulham XI (4-3-3): Areola; A Robinson, Adarabioyo, Andersen, Aina; Anguissa, Lemina, Reed; Lookman, Maja, Cavaleiro.

Leeds United XI (4-1-4-1): Meslier; Alioski, Struijk, Llorente, Ayling; K Phillips; Harrison, Dallas, Roberts, Raphinha; Bamford.

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884 Comments Post a Comment
  1. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 26 days ago

    Got to be more than happy with that!

  2. tbos83
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Bam going off

    • Shark Team
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Bamford goal assist with one leg was fine

    • NATSTER
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Thank you Bam Bam. Take a rest and get fit for next GW.

      1. Jon Walter's Hatty
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Legend

    • Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Raph A Dallas G still needed to tread water with rank then

      1. My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Close!

      2. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        They heard you

    • Isco Disco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Bamford did a great job.
      Thank you Patrick!

    • PP6
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Going without Bamford on FH and already down 9/10 points 🙂

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        The striker you replaced him with could get the same.

        1. PP6
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Nope. Maja have Lacca too but

    • fedolefan
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Bamford did great. Probably solves the benching dilemma next week though it means missing out on the plum fixture of the season.

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        2 weeks away he'll be fine.

        1. fedolefan
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Oh yeah, forgot about that.

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Sell Bamford before SHU!

      Avoid at all costs.

    • My heart goes Salalalalah
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 26 days ago

      Bale vs Auba will decide my fate

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Stop being dramatic.

      2. MightyGar
          1 month, 26 days ago

          How hard you worked at school will have a bigger influence on your fate

      3. Hiphopopotamus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Evening lads. When are people thinking of using their wildcards? I'm completely out the loop in terms of DGWs, etc.?

      4. Salan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Need a goal from Lookman or/and Raphinha.

      5. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Fulham might have got something here with maja, mitro trash

      6. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        dallas misses a sitter

        would have been a raphina assist

        1. TomSaints
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          That would have been too good

        2. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Harsh sir

        3. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Hardly a sitter.

        4. fedolefan
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Yep, first thought was even bemba would've scored that.

          1. Bennerman
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            OMG Bemba!

      7. TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Fantasy football aside. I really want Fulham to stay up. Looked good recently and way better than Newcastle.

        Hope they nick a goal here

        1. Boss Hogg
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Agree 100%.
          Plus their fans don’t think they are special.

        2. BobbyDoesNotLook
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          100p

      8. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Raph to Dallas so close.

      9. Boss Hogg
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Is there any chance that the 2 remaining fixtures without a date are rescheduled in the same gameweek?

      10. sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Oooph! Just wide.

      11. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Imagine...

        Pain!

      12. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        This was it !

        Oh man 🙁

      13. 3 A
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Dallas wasting Raph assist

      14. The Suspended One
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        That would have been the cherry on the top

      15. Salan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Dallas big miss

        1. BeaversWithAttitude
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Wasn't that big.

          1. Salan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Your standard is abnormally high

      16. Shark Team
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Oh no.
        Dallas(C) for a 15 pointer next gw

      17. Catastrophe
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Goal coming for Leeds!

      18. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Thanks god for that miss.

      19. acidicleo
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 26 days ago

        Cap Dallas FFS

      20. tbos83
          1 month, 26 days ago

          Agh Raph to Dallas sooo close

        • Thomas Magnum
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          My Dallas C heart just skipped a beat!

        • Revival
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 26 days ago

          yeah, looking forward to one more week of triple Leeds before wildcarding them out in GW31

          1. Rassi
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Same. I have enjoyed the ride.

          2. Utopsis
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Will probably keep Bamford though

          3. The Suspended One
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 26 days ago

            Totally lol