Injury-hit sides in action in two early-evening Double Gameweek 26 kick-offs | fpl.wiki


The narrative surrounding the two early kick-offs in the Premier League on Wednesday evening is as much about the players who aren’t involved as those who make the four starting XIs.

The most-bought player of Gameweek 26 is one of the most noteworthy absentees: Harvey Barnes was transferred in by over a million Fantasy Premier League managers ahead of Saturday’s deadline but has now been ruled out for around six weeks after undergoing knee surgery.

His club, Leicester City, are also without James Maddison and Jonny Evans, among others, for their clash with a Burnley side who are no strangers to an injury crisis.

In the other game, Aston Villa continue to be without Jack Grealish for their trip to a short-on-numbers Sheffield United.

Evans and Barnes are among three Leicester players who make way from the weekend, with Luke Thomas also dropping out.

Nampalys Mendy, Daniel Amartey and Hamza Choudhury are recalled as Brendan Rodgers sacrifices a bit of width to flood the midfield.

For the Clarets, Chris Wood returns to the hosts’ line-up and replaces Jay Rodriguez up top.

At Bramall Lane, budget FPL forward Rhian Brewster starts in place of Oli McBurnie in Chris Wilder’s only alteration.

Dean Smith sticks with the same starting XI that began the 1-0 win over Leeds, with Ross Barkley again only among the substitutes.


Burnley XI: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Brownhill, Westwood, Cork, McNeil, Vydra, Wood.

Leicester City XI: Schmeichel, Castagne, Amartey, Soyuncu, Ricardo Pereira, Tielemans, Mendy, Ndidi, Choudhury, Iheanacho, Vardy.

Sheffield United XI: Ramsdale, Ampadu, Jagielka, Bryan, Baldock, Lundstram, Norwood, Fleck, Stevens, McGoldrick, Brewster.

Aston Villa XI: Martinez, Elmohamady, Konsa, Mings, Targett, McGinn, Nakamba, Ramsey, Traore, Watkins, El Ghazi.

Check your latest FPL rank LIVE on LiveFPL.net every Gameweek

Become a Member and get unrestricted access to our data and articles

Full-year memberships are now available for the price of £19.99. Monthly subscriptions also cost just £2.99. A FREE trial is now available during December.

Join now to get the following:

  • Plot your transfer strategies using the fully interactive Season Ticker.
  • Get projections for every Premier League player provided by the Rate My Team statistical model.
  • Use Rate My Team throughout the season to guide your selections and transfers.
  • Get access to over 150+ exclusive members articles over the season.
  • Analyse our OPTA-powered statistic tables specifically tailored for Fantasy Football Managers.
  • Use our exclusive tool to build custom stats tables from over 100 OPTA player and team stats.
  • Enjoy our brand NEW Flat-Track Bully feature which introduces an opposition filter to your tables.
  • View heatmaps and expected goals data for every player.
  • Use our powerful comparison tool to analyse players head-to-head.

ALREADY A USER? CLICK HERE TO UPGRADE YOUR FREE ACCOUNT

NEW TO SCOUT? CLICK HERE TO START A MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT


#Injuryhit #sides #action #earlyevening #Double #Gameweek #kickoffs

Recent Articles

Ronaldo ends group stage as top Fantasy scorer after brace of penalties | fpl.wiki

We round up a madcap night of action in Matchday 3, as the group stage ended with a glut of goals and one...

Bruno Fernandes benched for Portugal and Muller out of Germany XI | fpl.wiki

Bruno Fernandes (€10.5m) has been demoted to the Portugal bench for their huge clash with France this evening.William Carvalho (€5.0m) also drops out...

Fantasy Premier League Team Tips | fpl.wiki

Here’s our Fantasy Premier League team tips article where 2 FFGeek Contributors in Andrew Whitfield and Costas Chari show their first draft FPL...

Pau Torres benched for Spain as Luis Enrique rings changes for Slovakia clash | fpl.wiki

Owned by 28% of EURO 2020 Fantasy managers, Pau Torres (€4.6m) has been dropped by Luis Enrique for Spain’s clash with Slovakia this...

The best Matchday 3 EURO 2020 Fantasy captains for Wednesday’s games | fpl.wiki

There are four more matches remaining for EURO 2020 Fantasy bosses who want to ‘twist’ the captaincy one last time in Matchday 3.The...

Related Stories

Leave A Reply

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay on op - Ge the daily news in your inbox