Dugout Discussion

Lingard and Bowen lead West Ham line as Masuaku misses out with late injury

Fantasy Premier League managers have their eye on Jesse Lingard (£6.6m) and Jarrod Bowen (£6.0m) as West Ham visit Newcastle on Saturday lunch-time.

The Magpies have conceded at least twice in nine of their last 14 Premier League matches while David Moyes’ men are in a rich goal-scoring form.

With Michail Antonio (£6.5m) still out injured, Lingard and Bowen are tasked with leading the West Ham line as out-of-position forwards again, just as they did against Leicester.

Pablo Fornals (£5.8m) supports the pairing from a number 10 role with Tomas Soucek (£5.3m) and Mark Noble (£4.5m) occupying more traditional central midfield stations.

Moyes has gone with wing-backs again today although has been forced into a late change following an injury to Arthur Masuaku (£4.3m) who joins Aaron Cresswell (£5.8m) on the sidelines.

Budget option Ben Johnson (£3.9m) comes into the team to operate as a left wing-back on the opposite flank to Vladimir Coufal (£4.6m) who has assisted in each of his last two Premier League matches.

Angelo Ogbonna (£4.7m), Issa Diop (£4.3m) and Craig Dawson (£4.5m) are the back-three today, spared having to face Callum Wilson (£6.5m) for 90 minutes.

The former Bournemouth forward, who has an admirable scoring record against West Ham, is named on the bench for the second week running following his recent hamstring injury.

Joelinton (£5.7m) spearheads the Newcastle attack this afternoon with Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.1m) and Miguel Almirón (£5.6m) either side of him.

Double Gameweek 32 Line-ups

Newcastle United XI (3-4-3): Dubravka; Dummett, Clark, Fernández; Ritchie, Shelvey, S Longstaff, Murphy; Almirón, Joelinton, Saint-Maximin.

West Ham United XI (3-4-1-2): Fabianski; Ogbonna, Diop, Dawson; Johnson, Soucek, Noble, Coufal; Fornals; Lingard, Bowen.

Double Gameweek 32 so far…

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533 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Hy liverpool
    • 7 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    Westham games are amazing to watch

  2. S.Kuqi
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    Kane, Son, Jlinz, Stones and no Salah.

    Think I'll still free hit next gw after all.

    1. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      Ditto but no FH

      FH looks ideal here. This is just 2 games in and we've the three cup games to add in as well. Who knows who else will go down.

      I'm currently looking at Kane Lingz to Salah Cavani.

      1. S.Kuqi
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        29 days, 21 hours ago

        Something similar for me Sterling and Kane -> Salah and Cavani

  3. Deulofail
    • 5 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    Weak refereeing. Blew the whistle to tell the player to go back and throw from a different place. Player throws from same place. Referee happy for player to enforce the rules as he sees fit. Oh football

    1. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      Game's gone mate

      1. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        29 days, 21 hours ago

        😆

  4. pingissimus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    Kane and Lingard gets me Salah and Cavani. Could be worse.

  5. StayoutheSpiceZone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    he is out the bonus now...that will do ref!

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      How is Coufal on for 1 bap?

      1. StayoutheSpiceZone
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 21 hours ago

        Good looks

        1. StayoutheSpiceZone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          29 days, 21 hours ago

          Not any more he isn't. More bonus points dodginess! Lost three in the last one minute!

          1. The Son-dance Kid
            • 2 Years
            29 days, 21 hours ago

            Gave away a foul. I suppose thats what he lost it for

  6. Patio Kev
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    Going to be a lot of Lingard & Kane to who for a -4 next week.

    1. TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      If they are injured

      They are both owned by 90% of people so everyone in same boat. If you don’t own them you’ve lost a lot more than 4 points recently

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 21 hours ago

        Agreed.

    2. Zilla
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      Lingard's injury didn't look too bad

  7. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    Diop was actually playing the striker role at the end there.

    1. Louis Van Gaalstones
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      Goal at both ends, fox in the box

  8. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 4 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    Brought Jlingz and it has paid off immediately.

  9. Nomar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    Congratulations Norwich City. Back in the prem next season

    1. Sir Alex Telles.
      • 4 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      Pukki Party????

      1. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        29 days, 21 hours ago

        Why not?

  10. Weeb Kakashi
    • 5 Years
    29 days, 21 hours ago

    Jlingz punishing me again.

    1. Sir Alex Telles.
      • 4 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      Last week my rank dropped from 10k to 23k because I didn't own Jlingz and Nacho. Took a -8 and brought them both in. If I didn't have Lingard, I'd probably be close to 40k. Buy him.

      1. Echoes
          29 days, 21 hours ago

          Same. Brought them both in for a -8 as well after not owning them dropped me from 70k to outside 100k in just a few weeks. Gotta ride the bandwagon sometimes i guess.

      2. Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 21 hours ago

        Why have you waited?

    2. Weeb Kakashi
      • 5 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      Lingard Hammy? Just saw it now.

    3. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      29 days, 21 hours ago

      Teemu Pukki baby!

    4. SON of CITY
        29 days, 21 hours ago

        who did you guys sell to get Kane and lingz because I did the math and it never worked?

      • Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        29 days, 21 hours ago

        10 matches played.
        90 points scored.
        9 Points Per Match.

        Damn Jesse.

        1. Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          29 days, 21 hours ago

          Brought him in GW27 for Barnes injury, was fully sceptical ... still couldn't help my worst season ever 😆

        2. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          29 days, 21 hours ago

          And I only had him for the Arsenal game lol

      • KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        29 days, 21 hours ago

        Lingard less than 30% ownership, I thought it was nearer 50%

        1. Holmes
          • 7 Years
          29 days, 21 hours ago

          70% if you include only important teams

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            29 days, 21 hours ago

            Ouch, downfall of my season. I need to chase points more!