Thursday August 20

Daily Links Round-up - August 20, 2015

Pedro completes his Premier League move, Man City finalizes a £34m transfer, Alan Pardew places a price tag on one of Crystal Palace's star players, and Mark Hughes comments on Xherdan Shaqiri's availability for this weekend. These headlines and more in today's Daily Links Round-up!

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Wednesday August 19

Gameweek 3 Power Rankings: Goalkeepers

With some injuries, red cards, and unexpected results, we've seen a bit of a shakeup in our defensive Power Rankings coming in to Gameweek 3. One notable change that stands out above the rest: West Ham keeper Adrian has dropped off completely as he is slated to serve a 3-match-ban following the rejected appeal of his GW2 red card. Check out the rest of our rankings below!

Please note, the Power Rankings feature analyzes and ranks players from a long-term viewpoint, i.e. they are ranked based on how we believe these players will produce from a fantasy perspective over the next 4-6 gameweeks. We will be providing rankings specifically for Gameweek 3 for each position as well - those rankings will be included our Last Call! piece that runs the day prior to the first match of each Gameweek.

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Wednesday August 19

Daily Links Round-up - August 19, 2015

Some big transfer news today: Chelsea make a stunning move, Manchester City poised to spend even more this summer, Manchester United expand their target list, and more in today's headlines!

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Tuesday August 18

Upcoming Matchups: Gameweek 3, 2015-16 Season

Gameweek 2 has come and gone, and it was an exciting one at that - Manchester City & Everton made strong statements with their performances, Stoke mounted a comeback from a two-goal deficit to take a point at White Hart Lane, and red-hot Leicester remains at the top of the table after taking down West Ham on the road. Let us now turn our gazes forward to the future and see what lies in store in the upcoming gameweeks:

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Tuesday August 18

Daily Links Round-up - August 18, 2015

Today's headlines include Jordan Henderson's injury status, West Ham's appeal of Adrian's red card, transfer updates on Pedro, Kevin de Bruyne, Saido Berahino, and more after the jump!

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Monday August 17

Gameweek 2 - August 17: Starting Lineups [Updating!]

• Liverpool vs Bournemouth (20:00 GMT+1, 3:00pm EST)

Liverpool comes into this match with the same lineup as last week. Mings and Distin are on the bench to start the match for Bournemouth.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Gomez, Skrtel, Lovren, Clyne, Henderson, Milner, Lallana, Coutinho, Ibe, Benteke
Subs: Toure, Can, Origi, Bogdan, Moreno, Firmino, Ings

Bournemouth: Boruc, Francis, Elphick, Cook, Daniels, Ritchie, O'Kane, Surman, Gradel, King, Wilson
Subs: Federici, Smith, Distin, Mings, Gosling, Pugh, Tomlin

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Monday August 17

Daily Links Round-up - August 17, 2015

Updates on Premier League targets Sergio Ramos, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pedro, Kevin de Bruyne, and more in today's daily links round-up!

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Sunday August 16

Gameweek 2 - August 16: Starting Lineups [Updating!]

• Crystal Palace vs Arsenal (13:30 GMT+1, 8:30am EST)

Alexis starts for Arsenal, although he will likely not play the full 90. Walcott and Oxlade-Chamberlain both listed as subs.

Crystal Palace: McCarthy, Ward, Dann, Delaney, Souare, Zaha, Cabaye, McArthur, Puncheon, Bolasie, Wickham
Subs: Hennessey, Mariappa, Jedinak, Mutch, Lee, Bamford, Murray

Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Ramsey, Cazorla, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud.
Subs: Ospina, Debuchy, Gibbs, Gabriel, Arteta, Walcott, Oxlade-Chamberlain

• Manchester City vs Chelsea (16:00 GMT+1, 11:00am EST)

Sergio Aguero gets the start today, although his fitness is still a question, may see Bony on for him in the second half. Navas also starting over Nasri today

Manchester City: Hart, Sagna, Kompany (C), Mangala, Kolarov, Yaya Toure, Fernandinho, Navas, Silva, Sterling, Aguero
Subs: Caballero, Zabaleta, Clichy, Nasri, Demichelis, Bony, Iheanacho

Chelsea: Begovic; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Ramires, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Hazard; Diego Costa
Subs: Blackman, Zouma, Mikel, Loftus-Cheek, Cuadrado, Falcao, Remy

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Saturday August 15

Gameweek 2 - August 15: Starting Lineups [Updating!]

• Southampton vs Everton (12:45 GMT+1, 7:45am EST)

Southampton: Only one change for Southampton this week: Shane Long starts at left wing, with Jay Rodriguez listed as a sub.

Everton: Arouna Kone gets the start on left wing for Kevin Mirallas, who took a knock in the Watford match. 19-year-old Brendan Galloway is in the starting XI at left back today. Tom Cleverley moves up to the right wing, with Barry and McCarthy as holding midfielders.

Southampton: Stekelenburg; Cedric, Yoshida, Fonte, Targett; Davis, Wanyama, Long, Mane, Tadic; Pelle
Subs: Gazzaniga, Rodriguez, Romeu, Martina, Ward-Prowse, Reed, Juanmi

Everton: Howard; Coleman, Stones, Jagielka, Galloway; Barry, McCarthy, Cleverley, Barkley, Kone; Lukaku
Subs: Robles, Mirallas, Naismith, Besic, Deulofeu, Osman, Browning

• Tottenham vs Stoke (15:00 GMT+1, 10:00am EST)

Tottenham: Hugo Lloris is back for Spurs this week. Dembele getting the start over Lamela for the second consecutive week.

Stoke: Charlie Adam listed as a sub today after earning the start last week.

Tottenham: Lloris, Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies; Dier, Mason; Chadli, Dembele, Eriksen; Kane
Subs: Vorm, Rose, Trippier, Alli, Bentaleb, Carroll, Lamela

Stoke: Butland; Johnson, Cameron, Muniesa, Pieters; Whelan, van Ginkel; Walters, Afellay, Arnautovic; Diouf
Subs: Given, Ireland, Joselu, Adam, Sidwell, Crouch, Wollscheid

• Sunderland vs Norwich (15:00 GMT+1, 10:00am EST)

Sunderland: No Adam Johnson this week after a shoulder injury suffered in training will keep him out for several weeks.

Norwich: Jerome and Redmond amongst the Starting XI today as Norwich shuffle their lineup in GW2.

Sunderland: Pantilimon, Jones, Kaboul, Coates, van Aanholt, Cattermole, Larsson, M’Vila, Defoe, Lens, Fletcher.
Subs: Mannone, Bridcutt, Rodwell, Watmore, Matthews, O'Shea, Graham

Norwich: Ruddy; Whittaker, Martin, Bassong, Brady; Redmond, Tettey, Dorrans, Howson; Hoolahan; Jerome.
Subs: Rudd, Wisdom, Johnson, Grabban, Hooper, R Bennett, O'Neil

• Swansea vs Newcastle (15:00 GMT+1, 10:00am EST)

Swansea: Jack Cork starting with Ki Sung Yueng ruled out due to last week's injury

Newcastle: Steve McClaren going with the same lineup that earned a 2-2 draw last week against Southampton

Swansea: Fabianski, Naughton, Fernandez, Williams, Taylor, Cork, Shelvey, Sigurdsson, Ayew, Montero, Gomis.
Subs: Nordfeldt, Rangel, Bartley, Britton, Routledge, Dyer, Eder.

Newcastle: Krul; Janmaat, Mbemba, Coloccini, Haidara; Anita, Colback, Sissoko, Wijnaldum, Obertan; Cisse.
Subs: Darlow, Williamson, Taylor, Tiote, Perez, Aarons, Mitrovic

• Watford vs West Brom (15:00 GMT+1, 10:00am EST)

Watford: Odion Ighalo getting the start today after being held out of the first XI last week due to injury

West Brom: Rickie Lambert and Saido Berahino both listed as forwards in today's match

Watford: Gomes; Nyom, Cathcart, Prödl, Anya; Behrami, Capoue; Ighalo, Jurado, Layun; Deeney
Subs: Gilmartin, Angella, Holebas, Watson, Berghuis, Abdi, Vydra

West Brom: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Olsson, Brunt, Gardner, Fletcher, Yacob, Morrison, Berahino, Lambert.
Subs: Rose, Chester, Lescott, McClean, McManaman, Anichebe, Rondon

• West Ham vs Leicester (15:00 GMT+1, 10:00am EST)

West Ham: Jenkinson replaces Tomkins in the XI today, no other changes to the Hammers lineup

Leicester: Vardy gets the nod ahead of Ulloa to spearhead the potent Leicester attack

West Ham: Adrian, Jenkinson, Reid, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Oxford, Kouyate, Noble, Payet, Sakho, Zarate
Subs: Randolph, Nolan, Tomkins, Jarvis, Obiang, Maiga, Lanzini

Leicester: Schmeichel, de Laet, Drinkwater, Morgan, Huth, Vardy, King, Albrighton, Schlupp, Okazaki, Mahrez
Subs: Hammond, Kante, Kramaric, Ulloa, Fuchs, Benalouane, Maddison

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Friday August 14

Gameweek 2 - August 14: Starting Lineups [Updating!]

• Aston Villa vs Manchester United (19:45 GMT+1, 2:45pm EST)

Aston Villa: Tim Sherwood using the same lineup and formation as last match - likely to see last week's winning goal scorer Rudy Gestede off the bench in the second half.

Manchester United: Sergio Romero starts at goalkeeper again this week, Adnan Januzaj replaces Ashley along the left wing. Rest of the lineup remains the same as last week, looks to be a 4-2-3-1 again.

Aston Villa: Guzan; Bacuna, Richards, Clark, Amavi; Veretout, Gueye, Westwood, Ayew, Sinclair; Agbonlahor
Subs: Bunn, Baker, Hutton, Sanchez, Kozak, Gestede, Richardson

Manchester United: Romero; Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Shaw; Carrick, Schneiderlin, Memphis, Mata, Januzaj; Rooney
Subs: Johnstone, Valencia, McNair, Schweinsteiger, Herrera, Young, Chicharito

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