FPL Gameweek 2 – Fixtures, Team News & Predicted Line-ups

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Ahead of Saturday’s 11:00 deadline, we have combed through all the Premier League press conferences to bring FPL managers the need-to-know team news, injury updates and predicted XIs for GW2.

The Stats Zone's other Gameweek 2 content can be found on our Fantasy section!

GAMEWEEK 2 FIXTURES

Saturday 21st August

Liverpool vs Burnley (12:30)

Aston Villa vs Newcastle (15:00)

Crystal Palace vs Brentford (15:00)

Leeds vs Everton (15:00)

Man City vs Norwich (15:00)

Brighton vs Watford (17:30)

Sunday 22nd August

Southampton vs Man Utd (14:00)

Wolves vs Spurs (14:00)

Arsenal vs Chelsea (16:30)

Monday 23rd August

West Ham vs Leicester (20:00)

TEAM NEWS & PREDICTED LINE-UPS

ARSENAL

PREDICTED XI (4-2-3-1): Leno; Chambers, White, Mari, Tierney; Lokonga, Xhaka; Pepe, Smith-Rowe, Saka; Martinelli

UNAVAILABLE: Gabriel (Injured), Nketiah (Injured), Partey (Injured), Runarsson (Fitness), Odegaard (Ineligible)

QUESTIONABLE: Ramsdale (Ineligible) Willian (Fitness), Aubameyang (Fitness), Lacazette (Illness)

ASTON VILLA

PREDICTED XI (4-2-3-1): Martinez; Cash, Konsa, Mings, Targett; McGinn, Douglas Luiz; El Ghazi, Buendia, Young; Ings

UNAVAILABLE: Sanson (Injured), Trezeguet (Injured), Traore (Injured), Watkins (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE: Douglas Luiz (Fitness), Bailey (Fitness)

BRENTFORD

PREDICTED XI (3-5-2): Raya; Ajer, Jansson, Pinnock; Canos, Onyeka, Norgaard, Janelt, Henry; Mbeumo, Toney

UNAVAILABLE: Dasilva (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE: Baptiste (Injured), Fosu (Injured), Jenson (Injured)

BRIGHTON

PREDICTED XI (4-1-4-1): Sanchez; Webster, Duffy, Dunk, Gross; Mac Allister; March, Mwepu, Bissouma, Trossard; Maupay

UNAVAILABLE: Burn (Injured), Lamptey (Injured), Scherpen (Injured), Welbeck (Injured), Veltman (Isolating)

QUESTIONABLE: Connolly (Personal reasons)

BURNLEY

PREDICTED XI (4-4-2): Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Gudmundsson, Westwood, Cork, McNeil; Barnes, Wood

UNAVAILABLE: Stephens (Injured), Long (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE:

CHELSEA

PREDICTED XI (3-4-2-1): Mendy; Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Mount, Havertz; Lukaku

UNAVAILABLE: Loftus-Cheek (Injured), Pulisic (Isolating)

QUESTIONABLE: Kante (Injured), Ziyech (Injured)

CRYSTAL PALACE

PREDICTED XI (4-4-2): Guaita; Ward, Kouyate, Guehi, Mitchell; Ayew, Riedewald, McArthur, Schlupp; Zaha, Benteke

UNAVAILABLE: Eze (Injured), Ferguson (Injured), Olise (Injured), Milivojevic (Personal reasons)

QUESTIONABLE: Tomkins (Fitness)

EVERTON

PREDICTED XI (4-2-3-1): Pickford; Coleman, Mina, Keane, Digne; Allan, Doucoure; Townsend, Gray, Richarlison; Calvert-Lewin

UNAVAILABLE: James Rodriguez (Isolating), Tyrer (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE: Andre Gomes (Isolating), Gbamin (Isolating)

LEEDS

PREDICTED XI (4-1-4-1): Meslier; Ayling, Struijk, Cooper, Dallas; Raphinha, Rodrigo, Klich, Harrison; Bamford

UNAVAILABLE: Forshaw (Fitness)

QUESTIONABLE: Llorente (Injured), Phillips (Fitness)

LEICESTER

PREDICTED XI (4-2-3-1): Schmeichel; Pereira, Amartey, Soyuncu, Thomas; Ndidi, Tielemans; Perez, Maddison, Barnes; Vardy

UNAVAILABLE: Bertrand (Isolating), Evans (Injured), Fofana (Injured), Justin (Injured), Mendy (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE: Verstergaard (Fitness)

LIVERPOOL

PREDICTED XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Tsimikas; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Henderson, Keita; Salah, Jota, Mane

UNAVAILABLE:

QUESTIONABLE: Robertson (Injured), Henderson (Fitness), Thiago (Fitness), Fabinho (Personal reasons)

MAN CITY

PREDICTED XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Walker, Dias, Stones, Zinchenko; Gundogan, Rodri, Grealish; Mahrez, Jesus, Sterling

UNAVAILABLE: Foden (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE: Delap (Injured), De Bruyne (Injured)

MAN UTD

PREDICTED XI (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred; Sancho, Fernandes, Pogba; Greenwood

UNAVAILABLE: Rashford (Injured), Telles (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE: Bailly (Fitness), Cavani (Fitness), Henderson (Fitness), Jones (Injured), Varane (Fitness)

NEWCASTLE

PREDICTED XI (5-3-2): Woodman; Murphy, Lascelles, Fernandez, Clark, Ritchie; Hayden, Hendrick, Almiron; Wilson, Saint-Maximin

UNAVAILABLE: Dubravka (Injured), Darlow (Illness), Dummett (Injured), Anderson (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE: Lascelles (Fitness), Shelvey (Injured)

NORWICH

PREDICTED XI (4-3-3): Krul; Aarons, Hanley, Gibson, Giannoulis; Lees-Melou, Gilmour, Rupp; Cantwell, Pukki, Rashica

UNAVAILABLE: Byram (Injured), Placheta (Illness)

QUESTIONABLE: Zimmermann (Injured)

SOUTHAMPTON

PREDICTED XI (4-4-2): McCarthy; Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Salisu, Stephens; Walcott, Ward-Prowse, Oriol Romeu, Redmond; Adams, A. Armstrong

UNAVAILABLE: McQueen (Injured), Smallbone (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE:

SPURS

PREDICTED XI (4-3-3): Lloris; Tanganga, Sanchez, Dier, Reguilon; Hojbjerg, Skipp, Alli; Moura, Son, Bergwijn

UNAVAILABLE: Rodon (Injured), Carter-VIckers (Injured), Ndombele (Fitness)

QUESTIONABLE: Romero (Fatigue), Kane (Fitness)

WATFORD

PREDICTED XI (4-1-4-1): Bachmann; Cathcart, Troost-Ekong, Kabasele, Masina; Etebo; Sarr, Cleverley, Gosling, Sema; Bonaventure

UNAVAILABLE: Chalobah (Illness), Joao Pedro (Injured), Tufan (Fitness)

QUESTIONABLE: Kucka (Injured)

WEST HAM

PREDICTED XI (4-2-3-1): Fabianski; Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Rice, Soucek; Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals; Antonio

UNAVAILABLE:

QUESTIONABLE: Masuaku (Fitness)

WOLVES

PREDICTED XI (3-4-3): Sa; Dendoncker, Coady, Saiss; Semedo, Neves, Moutinho, Marcal; Trincao, Jimenez, Traore

UNAVAILABLE: Boly (Injured), Jonny (Injured), Neto (Injured), Podence (Injured)

QUESTIONABLE:

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