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FPL GW 13: Preview, team news, transfer picks and fixture to target

FPL GW 13, Six Sports

The coming weekend will feature GW 13 of the Premier League and FPL. The GW will kick off on 27th November, 6 pm IST, featuring Arsenal taking on Newcastle United at the Emirates. This week’s FPL deadline is Saturday 27th November, 4:30 PM IST.

Without further delay, we head straight into this article with the top team news for the game week. While the player updates are from the pre-game press conferences from the managers.

Team News (Players doubtful/unavailable for the game week)

Arsenal: Granit Xhaka – unavailable.

Chelsea: Ben Chilwell, Romelu Lukaku, Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante – unavailable.

Leicester: Youri Tielemans out for a few weeks. Marc Albrighton is in training. James Justin and Wesley Fofana – unavailable.

Liverpool: Roberto Firmino, Joe Gomez, Curtis Jones – unavailable.

Manchester City: Phil Foden(knock) doubtful. Kevin De Bruyne (Covid-19), Jack Grealish(knock) – unavailable.

Manchester United: Luke Shaw(concussion), Fred(ankle) – doubtful. Paul Pogba, Raphael Varane – unavailable.

Tottenham Hotspur: Pierre Emile-Hojbjerg doubtful. Oliver Skipp(suspended), Christian Romero – unavailable.

West Ham United: Angelo Ogbonna – unavailable.

FPL GW 13: Transfer picks

Reece James (CHE)[6.1m] – Ownership (29.7%); [MUN(H), WAT(A), WHU(A)]

The top choice/most transferred player for the week. Backed by his amazing form with Chelsea having the highest chance to keep a CS. 4 goals & 3 assists this season. He would be quite the pick, with Man United conceding most chances down their left in the last six GWs. xG90 0.20, xA90 0.38.

FPL GW 13, Six Sports

Marcos Alonso (CHE)[5.6m] – Ownership (8.0%); [MUN(H), WAT(A), WHU(A)]

With the unfortunate injury to Chilwell, Alonso will slot straight back into the LWB position. The perfect double-up with James. Extremely attacking and will benefit from the way Chelsea plays. xG90 0.17, xA90 0.19.

Diogo Jota (LIV)[7.6m] – Ownership (14.7%); [SOU(H), EVE(A), WOL(A)]

He will certainly start upfront with Roberto Firmino injured. 4 goals and 1 assist so far this season. Forward for the best-attacking team in the league, hence a cheap premium. Southampton game, fixture to target. xG90 0.59, xA90 0.29.

Some of the other tempting picks: Trent Alexander-Arnold(7.8m), Joao Cancelo(6.6m), Bernardo Silva(7.2m), Sadio Mane(12.0m), Harry Kane(12.2m).

(all stats via FANTASY.PREMIER LEAGUE and UNDERSTAT)

Fixture to target – LIV vs SOU

While fixtures CHE-MUN and MCI-WHU are the ones to watch, from FPL’s perspective, LIV-SOU is the fixture to target this week. The Reds are the bookie’s favourite this week with an estimated win percentage of 78%.

FPL GW 13, Six Sports

Coming off the back of a 4-0 win vs Arsenal, Liverpool have averaged with an xG of 2.62 per game this season, numbers that show how good their attack is.

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