Gameweek 15: The injuries and bans
Being able to navigate around unavailable players is key to FPL success. Together with some useful Fantasy Football Scout information, here is the current list of injuries and bans heading into Gameweek 15.
THE NOTABLE INJURIES AND BANS OF GAMEWEEK 15
Emile Smith-Rowe (groin) – Will miss the rest of 2022 after successful surgery to repair a damaged tendon.
Mohamed Elneny (hamstring)
Oleksandr Zinchenko (calf) – Absent since Gameweek 10.
Bukayo Saka (knock) – Despite initially continuing, Saka was removed after 27 minutes of Gameweek 14.
Diego Carlos (Achilles) – Out for a long time because he ruptured his tendon in Gameweek 2.
Boubacar Kamara (knee) – Absent until after the World Cup.
Ludwig Augustinsson (hamstring)
Emiliano Martinez (head)
Lloyd Kelly (knock)
Ivan Toney (suspended) – 5th yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 15.
Pontus Jansson (hamstring) – Out until after the World Cup.
Aaron Hickey (ankle) – Out until after the World Cup.
Christian Norgaard (Achilles)
Mathias Jensen (knock)
Jakub Moder (knee) – Long spell on the sidelines after a serious injury from April.
Joel Veltman (calf) – Hurt during Gameweek 13’s trip to Man City.
Reece James (knee) – Ruled out until after the World Cup break.
Wesley Fofana (knee)
N’Golo Kante (hamstring) – Recent setback will keep him out for a while.
Kepa (foot) – Removed at half-time during the 4-1 defeat to Brighton.
Kalidou Koulibaly (knee) – Missed Gameweek 13 after feeling pain in his knee.
James McArthur (groin)
Cheick Doucoure (knock)
Andros Townsend (knee) – Nearing a return from his March ACL issue.
Ben Godfrey (leg) – Fractured his fibula in Gameweek 1.
Yerry Mina (ankle)
Bobby De Cordova-Reid (suspension) – 5th yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 15.
Layvin Kurzawa (calf)
Stuart Dallas (leg) – Long-term absence from last season.
Luis Sinisterra (foot)
Additionally, check out Fantasy Football Scout for more in-depth details on key FPL injuries and bans.
Meanwhile, Scout will soon cover the pre-match press conferences, where managers should give more accurate updates. There’s also a live injuries and bans stream on their YouTube channel.
Ricardo Pereira (Achilles) – Pre-season problem ruled him out until early 2023.
Jonny Evans (calf)
Luis Diaz (knee) – The Colombian will be out until December.
Diogo Jota (hamstring) – Occurred late into Gameweek 11 stoppage time.
Joel Matip (calf)
Kyle Walker (abdominal) – In a race to make the World Cup
Kalvin Phillips (shoulder)
Erling Haaland (foot) – Not named in Gameweek 14 squad.
Bruno Fernandes (suspension) – 5th yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 15.
Raphael Varane (muscle) – In a race to be fit for the World Cup.
Anthony Martial (back) – Forced off in the first half against Everton, Gameweek 10.
Antony (knock) – Minor issue that meant no Gameweek 14 involvement.
Joelinton (suspension) – 5th yellow card of the season, out for Gameweek 15.
Alexander Isak (thigh)
Emil Krafth (knee) – Out for the long-term. In fact, he may not return this season.
Fabian Schar (hamstring)
Moussa Niakhate (muscle)
Harry Toffolo (hamstring) – Ruled out for “a little while.”
Tino Livramento (knee) – As a result, he will miss the rest of 2022.
Kyle Walker-Peters (hamstring)
Armel Bella-Kotchap (shoulder)
Romeo Lavia (muscle) – Out since Gameweek 5 and back in training building match fitness.
Stuart Armstrong (knock)
Richarlison (calf) – Should be back before the World Cup
Dejan Kulusevski (hamstring)
Lucas Paqueta (shoulder) – No timeframe given by manager
Maxwel Cornet (calf)
Nayef Aguerd (ankle)
Lukasz Fabianski (knee) – Removed at half-time of Gameweek 14.
Diego Costa (suspended) – Red card for violent conduct.
Pedro Neto (ankle) – Ruled out until after the World Cup, following ankle ligament surgery.
Sasa Kalajdzic (knee) – He sadly suffered a serious injury on his Gameweek 6 debut and will be out for a while.
Matheus Nunes (shoulder)
Raul Jimenez (groin) – Hasn’t played since Gameweek 5.
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