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Week 22: Fantasy EPL Pre-Deadline Chat

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Trying to make those last minute changes to your lineup? Got fantasy BPL questions that you simply need help answering? Well, we've got you covered! Come chat with us as we prepare for Week 22!

The last time Manchester United and Liverpool faced off, we saw this piece of magic from Christian Benteke. What will happen this time around?
The last time Manchester United and Liverpool faced off, we saw this piece of magic from Christian Benteke. What will happen this time around?
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Danny Rose or Ben Davies, which one starts for Spurs early tomorrow morning? These are the kind of decisions that can give a Fantasy Premier League owner fits. Especially when it's the match that kicks off the weekend and you have no clue who will get the nod. Meanwhile, you're trying to figure out will Riyad Mahrez finally get off this skid he's on? Will Jamie Vardy start, or will he get the rest his groin badly needs right now? Will Louis Van Gaal finally lose his job? What is the meaning of life? Why didn't I win the Powerball?!?!

Ok, so we can't really help you with a few of those questions. But the ones we can, we will do our best. First of all, you need to know which teams are traveling to which other teams this weekend, because without that, it's a bit difficult to decide who will have a great matchup. So, here are the matches this weekend:

Saturday, January 16th

Tottenham v Sunderland

Newcastle v West Ham United

Chelsea v Everton

Manchester City v Crystal Palace

AFC Bournemouth v Norwich City

Southampton v West Brom Albion

Aston Villa v Leicester City

Sunday, January 17th

Liverpool v Manchester United

Stoke City v Arsenal

Monday, January 18th

Swansea City v Watford

Ok, so we know who is playing. Now the question is, who do we play in our lineups? There are some very tasty matchups this weekend for some big name players. Manchester City and Leicester City have very winnable matchups, and those matches could become blowouts. Chelsea takes on an Everton side that is missing a lot of players due to injury.

Then you have Liverpool and Manchester United....a match that could end 0-0 or 4-4, depending on what names LVG draws out of his magic hat. I'm waiting for the day when it tells him to play Martial at CDM and Memphis at waterboy. It's going to happen.

Since we weren't able to give you a players pick post this week, here is a quick look at who I believe will be the best team you could field this weekend:

With that said, here are the lineups I will be running with for this weekend:

Official BPL

De Gea, Kolarov, Alderweireld, Fuchs, Yaya Toure, Ozil (V), Alli, Mahrez, Payet (C), Lukaku, Ighalo (bench: Butland, Bardy, Sagna, Baines)

Fantrax

Forster, Baines, Fuchs, Smalling, Cabaye, De Bruyne, Mahrez, Payet, Silva, Vardy, Ighalo