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FPL focus on Calvert-Lewin and Watkins ahead of Double Gameweek 35

Fantasy Premier League managers will have their eyes on two centre-forwards as Everton host Aston Villa tonight.

The two clubs are set to play twice in Double Gameweek 35 and can offer some nicely-priced assets across the park.

But Dominic Calvert-Lewin (£7.5m) and Ollie Watkins (£6.6m) are the already popular names, owned by 27.0% and 25.5% of managers worldwide.

The former has has just one attacking return since Double Gameweek 26 so will need to up his game tonight to convince new investors ahead of the next deadline.

By comparison, the cheaper Watkins has produced two goals and two assists in his last four.

The Villa man is supported by an attacking-midfield trio of Bertrand Traoré (£5.8m), Ross Barkley (£5.8m) and Anwar El Ghazi (£5.2m) at Goodison Park.

Meanwhile Matt Cash (£5.0m) returns to the side following suspension.

Michael Keane (£5.0m) also returns for the hosts after a leg injury but is fit enough only for a place on the bench.

Lucas Digne (£6.1m), Ben Godfrey (£5.0m), Mason Holgate (£4.8m) and Seamus Coleman (£4.9m) staff the back-four tonight with Allan (£5.2m) and André Gomes (£5.3m) protecting them.

According to Everton’s media team, Gylfi Sigurdsson (£6.9m) and Richarlison (£7.8m) will provide the width while James Rodríguez (£7.7m) was due to support Calvert-Lewin going forward before he injured his calf in the warm-up. Alex Iwobi (£5.9m) is his replacement.

Gameweek 34 Line-ups

Everton XI: Pickford; Digne, Godfrey, Holgate, Coleman; A Gomes, Allan; Sigurdsson, Rodríguez, Richarlison; Calvert-Lewin.

Aston Villa XI: Martínez; Targett, Mings, Konsa, Cash; Luiz, McGinn; B Traoré, Barkley, El Ghazi; Watkins.

Elsewhere in Gameweek 34

Chelsea’s defence continues to churn out clean sheets, registering a third in a row as they saw off Fulham 2-0 at Stamford Bridge.

However, Thomas Tuchel is still a fan of moving the goalposts as far as Fantasy returns are concerned.

César Azpilicueta (£5.9m) and Marcos Alonso (£5.7m) were among the surprise benchings unable to receive rewards for the shutout.

Kai Havertz (£8.2m) delivered on his recent potential as he scored both goals against Fulham.

They came from his recent switch to a false-nine, flanked by Timo Werner (£9.2m) and Hakim Ziyech (£7.9m).

Mason Mount (£7.3m) is still ticking over, adding his second assist in four matches in his fourth successive Premier League start. Arguably the latter is an achievement worth appreciating considering Tuchel’s rotation policy.

Bonus points:

  • 3 – Kai Havertz
  • 2 – Andreas Christensen
  • 1 – Thiago Silva

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387 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    F---- this game to hell

    1. Pep bites Kun
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Which player(s) or decisions let you down? There are 5 weeks to go. That's a lot. Head up; let's move on with strategy and hits if required to win.

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Not getting Havertz when I had a gut feeling about him.

  2. Bury94
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Martinez 12 pointer incoming

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Unfortunately I own him so there’s no hope of a cleanie. Sorry

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Doubt it. I benched Sanchez, means Emi will get less than 6.

  3. BrockLanders
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    GOODNESS I HATE MARCOS ALONSO THE ABSOLUTE WASTE OF TIME!!! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      I hate Tuchel and Werner. Alonso missed his fk, but that can be forgiven.

      1. BrockLanders
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Cannot believe I bought him over Castagne 2 weeks. Utter madness

        1. BrockLanders
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          *ago*

    2. Do I Not Like Orange
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Tuchel is the worst. Pep Roulette, but without the haul potential to make up for the benchings.

  4. Champ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Chelsea. The rich man's Brighton.

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Alsonso the rich man's lamptey

      1. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Can't even hate transfer him out. Annoying 🙁

  5. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Azpi benching killing me. Everything that can go wrong seems too

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Wish he had come from bench rather than Alonso.

  6. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Need a DCL hatrick

    1. JBG
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Wouldn't mind that, even as a Martinez owner.

  7. BrockLanders
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Watkins due another hatty..

  8. Nightcrawler
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    What an absolute trainwreck of a gw

    Castagne
    Alonso
    Vardy
    Dallas

    No kane either. Only going to get worse

    1. Indpush
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Yikes!

  9. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Absolutely desperate for a Martinez cleanie omg

    1. Nightcrawler
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Whats his eo like these days? Does everyone still own him in top 10k?

      1. djman102
        • 12 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        32.47% in top 10K

  10. gooberman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Double Chelsea clean sheet. Mendy 7, Christensen 8. Boom!

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Alonso blocking Dunk 🙁

  11. Bishopool
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    SO.. if ManC win CL and ManU win EL and saying they will finish first and second in PL.. then 5th place will also qualify into CL? 6th and 7th into EL?

    Because there can be max 5 clubs from one country in CL?

    1. Ejaaz11
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      no, the top4 will qualify for CL

    2. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      NO I don't think so. That rule would only apply if United couldn't secure CL qualification in EPL

    3. Nightcrawler
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      No. 5th llace never qualifies for ucl

      Only way 5 english teams go into ucl is if the winner of ucl/el finish outside top 4.

  12. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Following today's pattern, who wins 2-0? EVE or Villa?

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      2-2 with two own goals

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        atleast one goal from Holgate and Martinez each

        1. Lindelol
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          *own goal

  13. nobwak
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Anyone else triple-cap Havertz?

  14. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Predictions for Everton-Villa?2-1 for me.

    1. Rep Poulette
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 24 days ago

      1-3

  15. Mweene
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    If Mendy is owned by enough people at FPL towers he will be on 2bp in a couple of hours. Fingers crossed.

  16. Dark Side Of The Loon!
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Double Palace defense punt incoming for the DGW. Its SHU and SOU! If not now then when?

    1. Plagued by indecision
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Never is an option of course.

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Hahaha! True. I am stuck at around 47k since ages. Thinking of going differentials every week. Already wrapped up my ML with no scope of anyone catching up. What's to lose?

        1. Little Red Lacazette
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Go with 1 Palace defender.

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Ward the best option I guess.

        2. Plagued by indecision
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Nothing in this case. Perhaps apart from dignity.

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Damn! Dignity cuts deep. Difficult.

            1. Plagued by indecision
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Haha! There is no dignity in this game really. We take whatever grubby points we can get our hands on! If Palace double def nets you 24 plus you will feel no shame.

              1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                Hahaha! True that actually.

    2. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Please don't mate

      Go Benteke Zaha if you fancy double Palace. Go down in glory if you must go down.

      1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Benteke would mean no DCL. Zaha would mean I bench Lingard.

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          Two Zahas are almost as good as the ineffable Lingz - slightly biased there of course. Don't see any difference between Tekkers and DCL apart from price and favourable fixtures 😉

          If I'm doing something different next week it may be to go double United defence with AWB. Assuming he gets both then I suspect that is the upside call. He attracts baps and does now offer in attack.

          1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Double United defense might be gold. With EL semis wrapped up they actually might play their first team in PL. I just played with transfers a bit and I think it's these two options for me:

            A) Zaha + Godfrey
            B) DCL + Ward

            1. pingissimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 24 days ago

              Of those I'd do A

              1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                Yes. Considering that. Important auditions in the Everton Villa game.

              2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 24 days ago

                B winning as of now.

                1. pingissimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 24 days ago

                  🙂

                  Yep - it's double United defence for me likely now.

                  1. Dark Side Of The Loon!
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 24 days ago

                    DCL + double Palace here!

  17. Plagued by indecision
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Very annoyed with myself that I bottled getting Harvertz and plumped for Son as the safe option. Bring him in on a free hit?

    1. nobwak
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Just checking, you DO know that if you bring him in now then you don't get the points he scored against Fulham... right?

      1. Plagued by indecision
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        I am aware of how this game works. Thank you for sharing your helpful thoughts.

  18. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Any FH 35 template? please

  19. Watermelons
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 24 days ago

    Hello fellow long suffering FPL players

    What do people think about Chelski assets for the DGW?

    Havertz an option?
    Werner?
    Mount?
    Mendy?
    Defenders?

    Potential big upside but big rotation risk. Feels very hard to predict Tuchel’s line ups but equally a real opportunity to gain ground.

    Would love the community’s thoughts.

    1. jammie26
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Is next a double? Who for please?

        1. Rotation's Alter Ego
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          8 teams, 4 of which blank in 36

          https://www.fantasyfootballscout.co.uk/comment/23724283

          There was an article on Friday about it too, if you fancy digging back

    2. Christina.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Dunk
      We move

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Oh yes we do

    3. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Hopefully Digne and Siggy can produce some much needed points

    4. mgilbert86
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Zaha made it through injury free vs city right

    5. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Need Keinan Davies to play tonight even for 1 minute pls.

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Davis.

    6. Nightcrawler
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      I want siggy for the dgw

      Hopefully he remains in the starting xi

    7. Messiah Hazard
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      I have the right amount of money to do Gundo out JWP in... but JWP has Liverpool in one of his DGW games...

      Should I do it or not?

    8. pingissimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      Is Siggy better down the middle?

      See that Rodriguez has collapsed pregame. Don;t see that this improves Everton attack if it means Iwobi.

    9. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      After my rival getting that double Chelsea clean sheet I need DCL to repay my faith big time!

    10. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 24 days ago

      So, who's winning this one 2-0 ?

    11. Finding Timo
        1 month, 24 days ago

        Is burn now the best 4.2m defender?

      • Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 24 days ago

        How on earth is PVA still 5.4!!!!

        1. pingissimus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 24 days ago

          No one has ever owned him.

          The 0.4% is the real eye opener. You'd expect the fairly minimal Palace fan base to push it higher than that in normal seasons.

          1. Nightcrawler
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 24 days ago

            Competing with Mitchell all season hasnt helped his case

            1. Finding Timo
                1 month, 24 days ago

                Can Mitchell keep his place overPVA?