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Calvert-Lewin absent as injury-hit Everton take on unchanged Brighton

There may be a few more Stuart Dallas (£5.1m) auto-substitutions being processed in Fantasy Premier League this evening, thanks to a bit of unexpected team news in the final match of Gameweek 31.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.6m), owned by over one-third of all FPL managers, is absent from the Everton squad for the 20:15 kick-off, with an abductor problem the reason for his unavailability.

Carlo Ancelotti said ahead of tonight’s game against Brighton and Hove Albion:

In the last training session, Dom had a little problem on his abductor. He came here but this morning he was not comfortable so I prefer to leave him out. It’s the same with Allan and Andre Gomes – they are not 100%. I hope they will be available for the next game.

The Everton boss’s two alterations to his team are enforced, with Calvert-Lewin and Andre Gomes (£5.3m) both absent through injury.

Ben Godfrey (£5.0m) and Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.8m) come into the side, with the Toffees including six recognised defenders in their line-up.

Jordan Pickford (£4.8m) and Allan (£5.2m) are still absent.

Earlier in the day, Everton confirmed that Jean-Phillipe Gbamin (£5.0m) is set for assessment on a fresh knee injury that he picked up in training.

Hosts Brighton are unchanged for the third game in a row despite losing at Manchester United last weekend.

Adam Webster (£4.3m) and Dan Burn (£4.2m) are both back from injury and are on the bench at the Amex.


Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Sanchez, White, Dunk, Veltman, Gross, Bissouma, Lallana, Trossard, Moder, Welbeck, Maupay.

Everton XI: Olsen, Coleman, Holgate, Keane, Mina, Digne, James Rodriguez, Godfrey, Davies, Sigurdsson, Richarlison.

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420 Comments Post a Comment
  1. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Dunk, White, Olsen all on 27 baps

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Hooolldddd

  2. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Ben White hold onto those 3 baps you beautiful man!

  3. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Full time

    1. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Thanks Pat. These double defences are a nightmare in the last few minutes

  4. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Triple cs 😎

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Well done! Perfect game for you

    2. Utopsis
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Lavely

  5. Good Times
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    "Burn"t my Dallas 17 points... I guess too difficult to catch up rivals now

  6. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    FT. Terrible match.

  7. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Dunkssyyy!

  8. Rassi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Did not expect 23 pts from my two players (Johnstone and Dunk) today but sure will welcome them.

  9. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Absolutely gutted I benched Veltman 🙁

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      You have Dunk ffs

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        So?

        1. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Your player keeps a clean sheet and gets max baps but your primary thought is to be sad about the fact you benched Veltman. Be positive.

    2. SINGH
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Absolute greed. You will be lucky if any of your players return good points next week.

  10. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Somehow managed to lose 1 point getting TAA for a hit.

    TAA 11-4=7
    Dunk 8

    Brutal

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      1 point just this week but will reap rewards

    2. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Long term move? You can spread that transfer cost tbh.

    3. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Would you really feel better if you had spared that transfer for this week?

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Nah it was a good hit

  11. RogDog_jimmy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 4 days ago

    heck of a WC week. 67pts.
    OR 452 after subs.

    onward push to top 100!

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      435 here thanks to veltman!

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 4 days ago

        heck yeah, must be like 1 pt between us!

      2. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Nice one lads. Great seasons!

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Nice one!

    3. Rep Poulette
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Well done Jimmy!

    4. bitm2007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      67 without WC

      Auba, Raphinha, Watkins to Salah, Lingard, Iheanacho for a hit worked out big time.

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 4 days ago

        that's a killer set of transfers.

        1. bitm2007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          About time something when right this season, if you add to zero's to the end of your rank I probably still won't get near it this season. Congrats.

    5. ted mcnure
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Tremendous! Well done!

  12. Flynny
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Evening. I'm 50 points behind rivals. They all have a variety / all chips left and I have none.

    They all have Bruno. I don't. For me to catch them is a very long shot. Who do I replace Sterling with?

    A....Bruno (just accept he is best option and I'm not going to catch them)

    B...greenwood as 100 per cent differential

    C.....another differential (I already have salah jota lingard son)

    Thanks

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      C

    2. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Madison if fit?

    3. Toby Lerone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Madison?

      1. ALI_G
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        great minds 🙂

      2. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Interesting. Assume madison straight back into the Leicester team??

    4. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      I’d still get Bruno. Take a punt on a captain in run in

      1. Flynny
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Cheers....

  13. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Benched Dunk. Played Digne & Sanchez.
    Will take that.

    Bench of Martinez (4), Bamford (4), Dunk (8) & Dallas (17), with Gundogan (1) captain!

    ... don't ask how I'm somehow on a green arrow.

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Lingard, Lacazette and Ihenacho owner?

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Sanchez
        Digne / Stones / Shaw
        Fernandes / Son / Lingard / Gundogan / Jota
        Kane / Ihenacho

        Nothing stellar aside from those two. That drab 0-0 was much appreciated...

  14. Mr. O'Connell
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    11% rank drop pre subs. Reckon it'll be 111% post subs.

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      The auto-subs are mad this week.

    2. AMBELLINA PRISE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Probably more. Roulette is less luck-oriented than fpl

  15. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Veltman in for Dias

  16. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    The worst result.

  17. jason_ni
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    What was I thinking.. struijk 2nd on bench.. veltman 3rd.. I didn't think that one through.

  18. ALI_G
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    surely only 2 players can get the max BPS?

    1. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      No.

      1. ALI_G
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        I stand corrected

        looking like 3 on 3 then

        1. GreennRed
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Happy days for you James, Dunk 8 pointer.

  19. Toby Lerone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    I think sky need to stop putting Everton on prime time. Awful watch

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      I’ve barely seen a decent game this season! The tactics are painful in general just now...Brighton are a perfect example, nice passes going absolutely no where

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Wasn't the worse game just lacked end product At least they had some intent. Not every game can be a goalfest.

  20. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Anyone have more than 39 points on the bench this week? I'm getting 22 of them.

  21. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    Not been a good gameweek....least it’s not long until the next one

  22. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 4 days ago

    A week for the casuals with all these autosubs. Stupid feature of the game

    1. Toby Lerone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Filthy

      1. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Lol what's wrong with you

        1. Hazz
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          ?

    2. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Same feature for all players.

  23. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 4 days ago

    2 clean sheets before the games today.

    3 out 4 clean sheets today.

  24. Corona is not good 4 U
      1 month, 4 days ago

      A score of 67 is probably good for this game week. But I am disappointed that I do not have the Calvert-Lewin -> Iheanacho
      made transfer. I thought about it for so long and did the wrong thing again. It was also bad to take Kane as captain.

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        67 is still a good score...this game has always got you thinking “what if”

      2. Sharkytect
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Dunno about "wrong". No way of knowing DCL would get injured.

    • EmreCan Hustle
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      What are the rules in FPL? Do all 7 players from 27 to 24 bps get bonuses?

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        The 3 on 27 will all get 3 bonus

        1. EmreCan Hustle
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Hmm...so none or Sanchez. Guess I'll settle for 6.

      2. Duke Silver ☑
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        3 each for those on 27 bps then 1 for whoever is next in bps.

        1. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Nope, nobody gets a point

          1. Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Veltman will get 1 bap as it stands.

            1. bitm2007
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Hope your right not FFFix who are stating 6 for Veltman including BAPs.

            2. Sharkytect
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 4 days ago

              Nope, the top 3 get bonus. It can only be more players if 4th place is tied with 3rd. (Theoretically could also be 5th + 6th placed etc if all tied with 3rd)

        2. bitm2007
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          There are three of them though. So isn't that all the BAP slots gone ?

          1. Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 4 days ago

            Yeah my bad. Didn't think it mattered how many were tied. Thought it just skipped the 2 baps altogether.

      3. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        8 years of waste...

        1. EmreCan Hustle
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Truly.

        2. Duke Silver ☑
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Bit premature on this mate.

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Thanm you Maupay for that Everton clean sheet.

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Thank, even.

    • Bobby
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Bbc saying dunk almost scored! Didn't he hit the bar against man u too? Ouch

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 4 days ago

        He had a tame header the keeper tipped over but I could’ve saved it!

        1. GreennRed
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 4 days ago

          Sure that's your job Packie!

      2. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 4 days ago

        Yep. Absolutely sucks to own him recently

    • GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 4 days ago

      On Friday night one of the Spurs subs weekly wage will be ten times the transfer fee of the Everton captain. Hon Donegal 😉

    • Shark
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 4 days ago

      Not a bad night. I have 17 Pts coming off the bench for 76 all out and one of the ML teams I am chasing captained JWP!