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. AC/DC AFC
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Goal Lingard.

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Suck it up haters!!

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

      Those non-owenrs thought they'd gotten away with it.

      But damn it Newcastle, needed West Ham out of that Top 4 race!

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        3 2 Newcastle.

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

    lol @ Fabianski

  3. Gazwaz80
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Get in Linz 😀

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

    Yessss Lingard jammmm. Still doesn’t make up for Dawson

    1. Werner Brothers
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Yeah

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

    Fpl general must be raging...

  6. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 8 days ago

    WOOOOOO LINGA EDDDD

  7. smix
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    Coufal assist ?

  8. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    British Messi scores again

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

    For goodness sake another red arrow coming

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Did you captain Kane?

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

        Yes

  10. Sack The Glazers
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 8 days ago

    lindy the legend!

  11. Echoes
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Lingard brace to win it for West Ham. Common you sexy beast!

    • HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Oh f off Lingard
      Lucky again
      Noble off a minute earlier

      1. The Son-dance Kid
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I have Lingard but yes agreed the large degree of luck that Noble had just gone off

    • PP6
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      One more West Ham/ Jlingz!

    • Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Who gets the assist?

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

        Coufal, he won the pen with his throw

        1. Bobby Digital
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Ha!

    • AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 8 days ago

      Brilliant pen Jesse.

    • Kane and Ablett
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Lingard so sexy , that one was for the haters

      • mynameisq
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Coufal owner and Lingz owner, jam on toast!!!

      • SHOWSTOPPERRR
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Assist for lingz goal?

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

          Coufal, throw onto hand. No soucek touch

      • La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Lingard on 2 baps

      • La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        Scenes!

      • thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 8 days ago

        I truly thought Jesse was on for a blank today after I finally relented & brought him in. Happens every time!

        Thank you FPL God’s I suppose is all I can say

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

        Wilock goal

      • son of city
          2 months, 8 days ago

          AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!
          of all the people it had to be lingz? FFS.

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

          Wowzers!

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

          OMG WILLOCK

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            What a game now.

        • Silecro
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Bowen, Coufal and Lingard owner here, this half is more like it

        • BDA Shadow
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Lingard is officially the worst thing that's happened to me in this game

        • Gazwaz80
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 8 days ago

          Wow!

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

          Each westham game is 3-2 or 3-3

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Brilliant stuff.

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

          How to get Lingard in? Fed up of him giving me red arrows.

          Martinez
          TAA | Rudiger | Dallas
          Salah | Bruno | Son | Raphinha
          Kane | Bamford | Iheanacho

          Forster | Pereira | Phillips | Lowton

          0.1ITB

          Thanks

          1. thegaffer82
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Son > Linz is the easy way

          2. AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 8 days ago

            Son out.

            1. AC/DC AFC
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 8 days ago

              Lingard injured?