We are heading into FPL Gameweek 2 with some tricky fixtures to predict

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The Premier League is back with a bang, and the first round of fixtures saw some familiar names dominate in Fantasy Premier League.

With FPL prices already rising and falling after a thrilling opening weekend, there are some players you just simply MUST have in your side.

Check out our tips for the second round of fixtures, including a returning striker...

GW2 Fixtures

Saturday, 21 August

Liverpool v Burnley

Aston Villa v Newcastle

Crystal Palace v Brentford

Leeds v Everton

Man City v Norwich

Brighton v Watford

Sunday, 22 August

Southampton v Man Utd

Wolves v Spurs

Arsenal v Chelsea

Monday, 23 August

West Ham v Leicester

Gameweek 2 Deadline: Saturday, 21 August at 06:00am ET / 11:00am BST


Both our goalkeeping choices this week kicked things off with a clean sheet, and they could be in for more points over the next few games.

Star Signing – Hugo Lloris (£5.5)

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SHOT STOPPER - Lloris is up and running for the Golden Glove

Not many saw a Spurs clean sheet coming, but Hugo Lloris’ 10-point haul against Man City made him the standout GK from GW1.

Games against Wolves, Watford, and Crystal Palace could offer more opportunities for clean sheets too.

Bargain Buy – David Raya (£4.5)

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IN FORM - Brentford's GK David Raya is great value

After an impressive opening day victory against Arsenal, Brentford will be full of confidence as they take on Crystal Palace this weekend.

The Bees looked strong against the Gunners, and we are backing David Raya to pick up plenty more points over their next four fixtures.


It is all about left-backs this week with two stars who will cause chaos down the left flank.

Star Signing – Marcos Alonso (£5.6)

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SUPER SPANIARD - Alonso's opening performance was terrific

After picking up 15 points against Crystal Palace, we are backing Marcos Alonso to pick up more points against Arsenal this week.

The Spanish wing-back looks to be in favour for the time being and we are all aware of his goal-threat.

Bargain Buy – Konstantinos Tsimikas (£4.1)

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BARGAIN BUY - Tsimikas' time in the first XI won't last long

With Andrew Robertson out injured, Greek left-back Konstantinos Tsimikas looks set to get plenty of game time over the next few weeks.

Liverpool face Burnley this weekend, and Tsimikas could add to his six points from the opening game.


Both Mohamed Salah and Bruno Fernandes have hit the ground running this season, so get them both in if you can!

Star Signing – Bruno Fernandes (£12.1)

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UNSTOPPABLE - Any sign of second season syndrome has been banished

Portuguese superstar Bruno Fernandes picked up a huge 20 points in GW1 and has already seen his value rise.

Best get him in your side before he becomes even more expensive.

Bargain Buy – Bryan Mbuemo (£5.5)

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LIVELY LAD - Mbuemo looked sharp and could be a cheap differential

Brentford looked lively going forward on the opening day, and Bryan Mbuemo could turn out to be a brilliant bargain buy.

Mbuemo looks set to play up front alongside Ivan Toney, providing plenty of opportunity for scoring points.



With uncertainty still surrounding Harry Kane, we are backing Romelu Lukaku to dominate the scoring this weekend.

Star Signing – Romelu Lukaku (£11.5)

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HE'S BACK - Romelu Lukaku is back in the Premier League

Arsenal fans must be dreading this weekend and the prospect of facing a confident Chelsea side with Romelu Lukaku leading the line.

Lukaku will have a point to prove after drawing criticism during his last spell in the Premier League, so watch out for the giant Belgian this week.

Bargain Buy – Ivan Toney (£6.5)

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THREE LIONS - Toney must surely be on Gareth Southgate's radar

Brentford’s next four fixtures see them face Crystal Palace, Aston Villa, Brighton, and Wolves, so Ivan Toney will surely open his Premier League account.

Toney is already selected in nearly 30% of teams, so don’t get left behind.

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