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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. Tango74
      26 days, 10 hours ago

      Just make to 60 trossard please

    • Oggle22
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 10 hours ago

      My ml rival is 70 points reckon it's do able? He has TC left I have bench boost he's defo putting it on Kane or son
      Him
      Mendy
      Cedric Azpi Digne
      Son Lingz Bruno Gunda
      Kane DCL Vardy

      Sanchez Stones Raphina White

      Me
      Leno
      TAA Holding Coady
      Salah Son Bruno Neto Jota
      Kane Nacho

      Forster Fabio Silva Amartey Mitchell

      Cheers

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 10 hours ago

        You have to spread the money for BB and be ready when he starts blocking tactics. If he is clever and has no other priorities than beating you, it's not gonna be easy.

      2. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 10 hours ago

        Your bench is not worth boosting. What is your plan?

        1. Oggle22
          • 4 Years
          26 days, 10 hours ago

          Not sure what my plan is probably hope captain picks get me some points back on him maybe a Salah hatty two weeks in a row as captain haha

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 10 hours ago

      Richarlison Dunked.

    • Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      26 days, 10 hours ago

      Dunk yc

    • Kane and Ablett
        26 days, 10 hours ago

        Still looking at those Watkins and Dallas points on my bench red arrow imminent .....so should I be benching Dallas or Lacazette with Watkins this week?

      • Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        26 days, 10 hours ago

        BB this next week? Thinking no as Forster may be dropped, Holding and Phillips will probably come in for rotated Chelsea defenders (Azpi and Rudiger) and Vardy will probs just get injured in the FA Cup which is post deadline, but before their league match.

        Forster (tot)
        Vardy (WBA)
        Holding (FUL)
        Phillips (lee)

      • Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        26 days, 10 hours ago

        Idiot clown yellow dunk

        1. Mr. O'Connell
          • 8 Years
          26 days, 10 hours ago

          Costs him 4 points probs

          1. Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Yep absolutely sucks

      • Don Kloppeone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        26 days, 10 hours ago

        These CSs are gonna stick, aren’t they ....

        1. Fintroy
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            One of them will at least - there defo ain't two goals in this game - just imagine supporting Brighton and having to watch them every week 🙁

            1. Ajax Hamsterdam
              • 6 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              better than being a glory fan and supporting one of the manchester club few hundred miles up the road I suppose 😉

            2. Don Kloppeone
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Gotta be frustrating!

        2. La Roja
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          26 days, 10 hours ago

          Mina down and out

        3. Echoes
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            After one of my rare early transfers, already on a -4 after doing Raphinha+DCL -> Lingard+Vardy.
            Worth it to do Wood -> Nacho for an additional -4 or wait till next week?

          • FantasyHero
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            What a disaster week. That 10k rang looks further and further away 🙁

          • Bruce Lee
            • 2 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            hi can i order 1 long range goal from bissouma, please?

            thank u

          • Gudjohnsen
            • 4 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            I need a goal from Everton

            Not gonna happen?

          • the vanisher
            • 4 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            OR 100k and chasing ML, best punt for the next gameweeks to replace Pedro Neto?

            A. Traore
            B. Bowen

            Thanks

            1. Gudjohnsen
              • 4 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              B

            2. g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Bowen & Lingz playing well together

            3. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Bowen plays for the better team right now, and they have something to play for. Just make sure Antonio is definitely definitely out again.

          • Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Dunk on 2 bonus inspite of getting YC!

            1. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              On 3 atm.

          • Silecro
            • 3 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Dunk and Digne owner here. Does a goal hang in the air or is it borefest with legit 0-0 chance?

            1. Gudjohnsen
              • 4 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Brighton could nick it

          • Eeny meeny minamino
            • 1 Year
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Cavani a decent pick for the rest of the season?

            1. Biggsy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              I suspect as United make CL place safer he'll play Cavani more in the Europa League - don't think he's got the legs to place twice a week

            2. Blonde Faith
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Yes. Looked good vs Spurs and with Martial out, should be a starter.

          • Biggsy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Can you imagine that a player in this game is going to score the same number of bonus points as Lingard or Dallas.

            Some games should just award none....

          • Blonde Faith
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            My WC plans are all to hell due to Wolves injuries. Neto out is the last of 3 I was bringing in. They have the easiest run in by far, is anyone here still convinced they can make something of it?

          • Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Moder could be one for next season.

            Loves a shot, at LWB, maybe 4.5m...

          • Voodoo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Hi all, I missed the end of the Leeds match. Was Raphinha injury just a knock or did it look more serious?

            1. Rainer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Knock. He was on the pitch at the end celebrating.

              Bielsa will say if he’s playing or not too, he’s great for FPL.

          • Bobby Digital
            • 3 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Bissouma is everywhere

          • Old Bull
            • 7 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Has anyone seen it?

            1. tiger
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              No, I haven't

            2. Rainer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Yeah, hate clowns ever since.

            3. Old Bull
              • 7 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              I’ve lost it

            4. BUZZBOMB
              • 6 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              De Ligt?

            5. Old Bull
              • 7 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              My will to live waiting for Richarlison to do something

          • Kaneyonero
            • 4 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Cmon Keane grab a header

          • JBG
            • 3 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Neto or Gundo to:

            A) Traore
            B) Lucas Moura
            C) Bench both and do DCL to Cavani

            All options are for -4(rage transferred Cresswell out).

            1. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Neto sounds like he's done for the season. Would prob do Neto to Moura.

              1. JBG
                • 3 Years
                26 days, 10 hours ago

                Thanks

          • Duke Silver ☑
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            The quality in the final third is woeful.

          • PP6
            • 2 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Would everyone prefer to Have Bruno or Jota this week?

            Have Salah,Bruno higher ownership and Leeds looking a tad better defensively so leaning toward Bruno?

            Thanks.

            1. JBG
              • 3 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Bruno imo.

            2. Pat Bonner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Bruno

          • Zen Arcade
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            James playing for Everton with these teammates is like making a Michelin starred chef work at McDonalds.

          • Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Bisouma is quality player

            1. Zen Arcade
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              Totally agree he’s a fantastic centre mid. I like Godfrey for Everton too.

          • LewanGOALski
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            26 days, 10 hours ago

            Which one would you rather do:
            A) Gundo ➡ Lingard
            B) DCL ➡ Lacazette
            C) both for -4
            ..?

            1. La Roja
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              26 days, 10 hours ago

              A