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Double Gameweek 22 match between Burnley and Leicester postponed

Burnley and Leicester City will now only have a ‘single’ Gameweek at best after the Premier League confirmed on Friday that Saturday’s match between the two clubs has been postponed.

This time it was the Clarets who submitted a postponement application due to a number of injuries and Covid-19 cases within their first-team squad.

Sean Dyche’s side are, of course, also scheduled to be in action next Tuesday against Watford, so it remains to be seen whether the situation at Turf Moor has improved sufficiently for that fixture to go ahead.

Leicester’s one and only Gameweek 22 match is now at home to Tottenham Hotspur next Wednesday.

This latest postponement means that Burnley and Leicester now each have four outstanding league fixtures to rearrange, with the Foxes’ Gameweek 27 match against Chelsea now needing to be rescheduled due to the Blues qualifying for the EFL Cup final on the same weekend.

POSTPONED MATCHES – AND REASONS WHY

Burnley v Watford postponed as Covid outbreak hits Hornets
  • Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur (weather)
  • Brighton and Hove Albion v Tottenham Hotspur (Covid)
  • Brentford v Manchester United (Covid) – now in Double Gameweek 22
  • Burnley v Watford (Covid) – now in Double Gameweek 22
  • Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur (Covid) – now in Double Gameweek 22
  • Manchester United v Brighton and Hove Albion (Covid)
  • Everton v Leicester City (Covid)
  • Southampton v Brentford (Covid) – now in Double Gameweek 21
  • Watford v Crystal Palace (Covid)
  • West Ham United v Norwich City (Covid) – now in Double Gameweek 21
  • Aston Villa v Burnley (Covid)
  • Burnley v Everton (Covid)
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers v Watford (Covid)
  • Liverpool v Leeds United (Covid)
  • Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers (Covid)
  • Leeds United v Aston Villa (Covid)
  • Everton v Newcastle United (Covid)
  • Leicester City v Norwich City (Covid)
  • Southampton v Newcastle United (Covid)
  • Burnley v Leicester City (Covid)
  • Brighton and Hove Albion v Chelsea (clash with the Club World Cup) – now in Double Gameweek 22
  • Chelsea v Arsenal (clash with the Club World Cup)
  • Arsenal v Liverpool (clash with EFL Cup final)
  • Chelsea v Leicester City (clash with the EFL Cup final)

TEAMS WITH THE MOST FIXTURES OUTSTANDING

Fantasy community eyes Burnley clean sheet in first Double Gameweek match
  • Burnley, Leicester (4)
  • Arsenal, Everton (3)
  • Spurs, Brighton, Watford, Liverpool, Leeds, Aston Villa, Wolves, Newcastle, Chelsea (2)
  • Southampton, Crystal Palace, Norwich, Man Utd (1)
  • Man City, West Ham, Brentford (0)

The above figures take into account the six rearranged Gameweek 21 and 22 matches.


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988 Comments Post a Comment
  1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    Wouldnt have thought week a go that I would be considering bringing in Bruno and already have Ronaldo....

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Will you have Bruno in your team next week if Ronaldo is back?

      1. I SPEAK ENGELS AND DRINK GI…
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 21 hours ago

        probably transferring to KdB then if I make the Bruno move

  2. Cruyff's Eleven
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    KDB will shred Chelsea in the only game this week..

  3. Mr Ozil
    • 7 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    Is Son + Salah > Jota + Trossard worth -4?

    1. Marty McFly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Jota and Trossard are more or less guaranteed to score 4 points more than Salah and Son.

  4. BobB
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    So Burnley are allowed to sell a fit Wood then claim they haven't got enough players. WTF

    1. TheTinman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      WTF, they had no choice it was a release clause. WTF omg

      1. Bunk Moreland
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 21 hours ago

        Supposedly the release clause was only active in the summer transfer window... But who knows , really.

    2. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Yeah, exactly this.

      It's a joke. Sit down and count our money, coz we ain't playing football...

    3. BERGKOP
      • 10 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      What?

  5. RogDog_jimmy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    So we have any more club press conferences before gw deadline?

    1. TheTinman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Many. Check hot topics

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 21 hours ago

        Cheers!

  6. HD7
    • 4 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    Any other fixture with high chance of being postponed excluding Spurs Arsenal?

    1. zeslinguer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      watford vs burnley

    2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Wat Burnley

  7. Pompel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    Maupay(c) -4 anyone ?

    1. PascalCygan
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      You know what, I don’t hate it!

    2. wulfrunian
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      If you think that he will score vs Leicester then yes.

    3. NateDog
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      I'm ready to get hurt again

  8. OneArseneWenger32
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    Antonio or dcl out for Dennis or king (for free)

    1. DannyDrinkVodka
      • 2 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      not any more

      1. OneArseneWenger32
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 days, 21 hours ago

        Not even for free! Cheers

    2. The Big Fella
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Dennis and King have just 1 GW now

      1. Miniboss
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        4 days, 20 hours ago

        I don't think that's certain yet, but very likely.

  9. Fpl_Ludwig
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    I’m taking a big risk and BB this week
    Should i stick with maddison or take him out for a hit and then get Trossard/Lucas moura

    1. TheTinman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Don't BB please

    2. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      That's crazy...

    3. zeslinguer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      lunacy

    4. BERGKOP
      • 10 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      That will only work out for us

  10. MIGHTY JOE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    OK lads.
    Would you gamble on ars-tot being played? Currently with 3 spurs players on FH.

    1. ronty
      • 9 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Arsenal definitely will seek a postponement tbh

    2. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      12 fit players. Looks tough.

    3. wulfrunian
      • 5 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      No for me.

    4. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Such a massive season defining game. If Arsenal are close to the threshold then they will do all they can to get game postponed and get Partey Odegaard and Xhaka back

      1. MIGHTY JOE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        4 days, 20 hours ago

        Cheers guys. Its sensible but still hurts.
        Think I'll just start Kane and bench L.Moura for Bowen.

        Any suggestions on who to replace E.Royal with? Already on TAA & Rudiger.

        1. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          4 days, 19 hours ago

          Cucurella?

  11. BobB
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    Maddison still good as Son replacement...yay or nay?

    1. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Yes

    2. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Think so, great form

      1. james 101
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 21 hours ago

        Yep

        1. EL tridente
          • 4 Years
          4 days, 21 hours ago

          Leicester got some pretty tough fixtures coming up… From GW 28 Maddison could be a season keeper

          1. james 101
            • 9 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            V good value

            Tiels is an option also

    3. BERGKOP
      • 10 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Yes

    4. Pompel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 days, 20 hours ago

      Yes. I actually got him in early, still think he could be decent

    5. Cammick
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 days, 20 hours ago

      yep but i think i may hold till gw 28 or so , will re assess after conferences today

  12. james 101
    • 9 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    Do we still think Chelsea play twice?

    If so how about a maverick Mount captainship?!

  13. ronty
    • 9 Years
    4 days, 21 hours ago

    Since plan anyways is to bring back Mo likely for 24, thinking of going safety first.

    Son --> Bruno (if CR7 is confirmed out)
    CR7 --> Maupay
    Ramsdale --> DDG

    Will be for a -8 but with Ramsdale/Foster, I potentially have no GK.

    This DGW is already a doubtful mess.

    1. DayOldBlues
        4 days, 20 hours ago

        I'm thinking similar... Trossard and CR7 or Bruno and Maupay depending on the press conf

    2. PascalCygan
      • 4 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Is it even mad to take hits now?

      I wanted to bring in Kane but not sure anymore. (Don’t ask about the 0FT!)

      0FT 6.0ITB
      DE GEA
      RUDIGER Trent Cancelo
      Jota Maddison Bowen Gundogan
      KING Antonio Edouard

      Steele Johnson Son* Livramento*

      Cheers!

      1. Nomar
        • 12 Years
        4 days, 21 hours ago

        I might not even bother making a transfer now, the way this is going.

        1. PascalCygan
          • 4 Years
          4 days, 21 hours ago

          I’m starting to come round to that way of thinking too

    3. Eat my goal!
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Foden fit to play?

      1. BERGKOP
        • 10 Years
        4 days, 20 hours ago

        Apparently training earlier in the week. Somewhere shared a twitter post about it (sorry, can't track it down)

    4. Cruyff's Eleven
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 days, 21 hours ago

      Yeah, it's official.

      This forum and it's members have gone potty...

      FH, BB, hits to bring in Maupay and Trossard....

      1. james 101
        • 9 Years
        4 days, 21 hours ago

        “Gone” potty?

        1. Cruyff's Eleven
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 days, 21 hours ago

          Pottier?

          1. Cruyff's Eleven
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Or "more potty"?

          2. james 101
            • 9 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Pottiest

      2. TheTinman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 days, 21 hours ago

        Hahaha panic stations

        1. james 101
          • 9 Years
          4 days, 21 hours ago

          Pandemic stations?

      3. Junglist95
          4 days, 21 hours ago

          From what I've seen and heard it's not what it was or is cracked up to be.

          Glad I found it though

          Such is the landscape with the likes of Maupay on a FH. With Chelsea as one of their games too! (Not that Chelsea def are unbeatable anymore)

        • ronty
          • 9 Years
          4 days, 21 hours ago

          I will be back when Maupay has his double hatty to hand over the potty 😉

          1. Cruyff's Eleven
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 days, 20 hours ago

            Yeah, while looking at your team with Maupay and Trossard...

            1. Cruyff's Eleven
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              4 days, 20 hours ago

              It's a marathon, not a sprint mate

            2. ronty
              • 9 Years
              4 days, 20 hours ago

              I don't have Trossard mate. Must be your imagination.

              1. Cruyff's Eleven
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                4 days, 20 hours ago

                You know what I mean....

                No need to worry about minor details.

      4. HD7
        • 4 Years
        4 days, 21 hours ago

        Son to Bruno or Jota?

        1. baconbap25
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Jota

          • Boly Would
            • 5 Years
            4 days, 20 hours ago

            Jota

        2. Junglist95
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Salah to Bruno (c) for a hit?

            Surely if Ronaldo is out Bruno has to be focal point as a starter?

          • Finding Timo
            • 1 Year
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Given my mount posting fail.. In a all seriousness is he an option over the likes of Bruno or trossard?

            1. james 101
              • 9 Years
              4 days, 21 hours ago

              Just asked similar above mate.

              1. Finding Timo
                • 1 Year
                4 days, 21 hours ago

                Oh yeh sorry missed that.. I heard may be rested /mind rested v Brighton which puts my off slightly

                1. james 101
                  • 9 Years
                  4 days, 21 hours ago

                  Nothing is reliable this week…

                  1. Finding Timo
                    • 1 Year
                    4 days, 20 hours ago

                    Looking at recent games he has had some rest so maybe worth getting

                    1. james 101
                      • 9 Years
                      4 days, 20 hours ago

                      I have him already

          • Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            I give up and will not make any transfers, this is the team in a 'mess':

            Lloris (Ramsdale)
            TAA Cancelo Keane Dalot (Tsimikas)
            Foden Jota Bowen (Bernardo Martinelli)
            Ronaldo Antonio Watkins

            With Ronaldo situation, best captain?
            A. Lloris 😛
            B. Jota
            C. Bowen
            D. Others (incl. FT in if needed)

            1. The Mentaculus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              4 days, 20 hours ago

              I'm looking at Trent, Jota & Bowen now. Prob C Trent, VC Bowen

          • McSauce
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 12 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            This website sucks this year...http://www.fplstatistics.co.uk/

            Did SOn out to Maddy last night due to price rise and fall on the website so 0.2 swing which would have affected other moves!! Now as a result I didnt wait until today and have burnt a transfer getting a SGW player in instead of DGW!!

            Lssson learned, forget websites like these and just wait until deadline moving forward no matter what!!

            1. Hooky
              • 6 Years
              4 days, 21 hours ago

              McMistake

            2. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              4 days, 21 hours ago

              Free hits wreck it’s algorithm and we all have 2 so…

            3. antis0cial
              • 5 Years
              4 days, 20 hours ago

              Did the same, we knew the risks. Still not a terrible transfer

            4. Mortal.Swinbat
              • 11 Years
              4 days, 20 hours ago

              Fplstatistics is absolutely fine, you just need to learn

              a) Don't make early transfers this season, that should be obvious by now

              b) Price change websites can be affected heavily when WC's are in use, everyone has just got their second Wild Card so take into account a lot will be using theirs. Transfers made on a WC mess up the players bought in/price rise ratio

            5. popey
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              4 days, 20 hours ago

              Yes can't rely on it in weeks where lots of FH/WC active

          • Flynny
            • 6 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Broja to Dennis potentially for a hit still worth it?

            Even if Watford don't have a double, they will have 3 fixtures to rearrange......thanks

            1. NateDog
              • 1 Year
              4 days, 20 hours ago

              Don't think so, was going to do it but am pulling away from it now (that being said I have King already)

          • Junks
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            A bit stuck with this lot... Its not the best squad but based on all the postponements I'm very reluctant to FH or WC just yet??

            1FT 1.4ITB
            Ramsdale
            TAA Alonso Cancelo Nouri
            Saka Foden Bowen Moura
            Watkins Antonio

            Foster / Duffy / Pukki / Salah

          • sirmorbach
            • 5 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            With Leicester game off, which mid to bring for Salah instead of Maddison? Got Jota, Foden, Gray, Bowen.

          • Sterling Archer
            • 4 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Watford Burnley on Tuesday will be a doubt now aswel, think Dyche is playing games a bit as hes angry about chris wood!

          • winchester
            • 1 Year
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Hey lads, have 1ft and 5.6m itb. what move should be done?

            ddg
            taa - cancelo - reguilon
            bernardo - jota - bowen - son*
            antonio - watkins - dennis

            (foster - saka - keane - livra)

            a) livra -> cucurella/lamptey
            b) son -> bruno/kdb
            c) watkins -> ronaldo/kane
            d) something else?

          • james 101
            • 9 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Do we still think Chelsea play twice?

            If so how about a maverick Mount captainship?!!

            1. Eat my goal!
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              4 days, 21 hours ago

              tough games

              1. james 101
                • 9 Years
                4 days, 20 hours ago

                Tough games vs no games dilemma!

                1. Eat my goal!
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  4 days, 20 hours ago

                  Surely Cap TAA, Bowen or Jota

                  1. james 101
                    • 9 Years
                    4 days, 20 hours ago

                    Solid options all

          • Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Burnley trying to sign Andy Carroll just in time for me to triple captain him again

            1. Magic Zico
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              4 days, 21 hours ago

              😛

            2. Sterling Archer
              • 4 Years
              4 days, 20 hours ago

              Postponing games until Big Andy is secured

          • Salarrivederci
            • 5 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            I can't see NLD being played, and Burnley - Watford in risk now.
            0 FTs and 4.9 ITB
            2 FH's and TC left.

            Just field this team?

            San(C)hez
            TAA - Cancelo - E.Royal
            Jota - Maddison - Bowen - Gray
            Kane - DCL - Antonio

            (Pickford, Coufal, Lowton, Ramsey)

            1. Mr Ozil
              • 7 Years
              4 days, 21 hours ago

              Yes
              Just field this team

          • EL tridente
            • 4 Years
            4 days, 21 hours ago

            Will probably just do Son to Bruno. And then Easy switch when Salah is back