Dugout Discussion

Mourinho selects five-man defence in attempt to stifle Liverpool

Jose Mourinho has named a five-man defence for Spurs’ Gameweek 22 meeting with league leaders Liverpool.

Danny Rose (£5.3m) and Serge Aurier (£5.0m) are the wing-backs flanking a centre-back trio of Davinson Sánchez (£5.3m), Toby Alderweireld (£5.4m) and Japhet Tanganga (£4.0m).

They could prove to be frustrating to those who have handed their captain’s armband to either Mohamed Salah (£12.3m) or Sadio Mané (£12.3m), both of whom start for Liverpool.

This match presents an early opportunity for big gains to those who have thought outside the box for the captaincy, considering that popular option Jamie Vardy (£10.0m) did not have a single shot against Southampton and scored just five points.

Salah and Mané were both captained by below 8% of the top 10k so their backers will be hoping that Liverpool can overcome the strength in numbers in Spurs’ defence.

Mourinho also has plenty of options on the bench to park the bus, so to speak, with Jan Vertonghen (£5.2m), Ryan Sessegnon (£5.4m), Eric Dier (£4.9m), Erik Lamela (£5.7m) and Giovani Lo Celso (£7.3m) all among the substitutes.

In attack, Son Heung-min (£9.8m) returns to lead the line and is supported by Dele Alli (£8.7m), Lucas Moura (£7.1m) and Christian Eriksen (£8.6m).

Tottenham Hotspur XI: Gazzaniga; D Sánchez, Alderweireld, Tanganga; Rose, Winks, Eriksen, Aurier; Alli, Moura; Son.

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Robertson, van Dijk, Gomez, Alexander-Arnold; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Wijnaldum, Henderson; Mané, Firmino, Salah.

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1,156 Comments Post a Comment
  1. MoManeTaa
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Do u expect Rashford to rise before the next deadline, considering he will be playing liverpool?

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Possibly huge fan base

      1. El Presidente
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Huge? LOL

        1. JamieNumber4
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 19 days ago

          Literally 90% of Thailand

    2. ZeBestee
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yes he will surely rise with all United supporters in the game.

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yep

  2. LewanGOALski
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Have 2 FTs.
    What to do..?

    GK:
    1) Guaita ➡ Ryan
    2) Guaita ➡ McCarthy
    3) keep Guaita and save FT

    FWD:
    A) Abraham ➡ Ings
    B) Jimenez ➡ Ings
    C) keep Jimenez & Abraham and save FT

  3. JC9
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Will Firmino get any BAP ?

    1. Dr. Agabuse
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      all

      1. Dr. Agabuse
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        so 6

      2. JC9
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 19 days ago

        thanks

    2. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      3

  4. Dr. Agabuse
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Need Rico to save my GW.

    Likeliness of a haul?

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Big one.
      In the minus points obviously

  5. Gudjohnsen
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Son a good punt for the next few gws?

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      No

  6. Dacra
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Hmmm Bobby or Salah as 3rd is tough.

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      No it isn’t.

  7. Jullepuu
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Jimenez to Ings today before the price rise? Not much else to do

    1. Whats the Huth
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Yes

      1. Jullepuu
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Cheers

  8. AzzaroMax99
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    45 points pre bps, maybe 1 or 2 more.
    Kdb + Grealish to go.
    If they both blank, WC failed. Sold Rash, Tammy, Digne and got Ings, DCL, Salah, Taa...I feel disappointed already :/

    1. Tsparkes10
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Bruh. What did you expect with the fixtures Hahaha. come on man...

  9. I Member
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Who to sell for Salah?

    A) Maddison
    B) Martial

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      A

    2. osceola31909
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      I have both too. I’m selling Maddison.

  10. Richard Richard (AKA: Anzhi…
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Best use of ft. 0.4itb
    A. Kelly to Holgate/Stephens
    B. Jimenez to Ings (and play Rico or Lundy)
    C. Both good long term so - 4

    Also have Martial and Maupay who could be sold but I'll probably hold.

  11. Tsparkes10
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    49 with KDB left. Nott baaadd

    1. MoManeTaa
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Hoping for a KDB no show as I have Donker 1st sub

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      KDB (C)?

      1. Tsparkes10
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 19 days ago

        Nahh

  12. Lindelol
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    58 with KDB to go. Want nothing more than an assist from him.

  13. MoManeTaa
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Any news on if fabianski is available for DGW?

  14. Zilla
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Ramsdale/Henderson
    TAA Sidibe Soy Dunk (Saiss)
    KDB Mane Alli Grealish (Cantwell)
    Vardy Rashford (Greenwood)

    2FT, 1.2M itb.

    I want to bring my 3rd Liverpool player but not sure who it is and instead of whom, any help appreciated.

    1. aleksios
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 19 days ago

      Sidibe to VVD?

  15. aleksios
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Tammy to Ings or not?

  16. Lord of Ings
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Okay so which of the following look better?
    It's tough but do help!
    1) jannmat + Jimenez--->taa + DCL
    2) jannmat+ rashford --->taa + ings
    3) soy/lundstram + Jimenez---> Taa + Ings
    I have exact money for C and really tempted to carry it out, But I've had lundstram since day 1 of this season and Will only get 5.2m for it.
    Which one guys?
    Do help!

  17. willevete
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Ramsdale

    Sidibe, TAA, Soyuncu (Kelly, Rico)

    Salah, KDB, Martial, Adama, Maddo

    Vardy, Jimenez (Ayew)

    RMT please!

    1FT and 0.4 ITB.
    Thinking of holding a transfer and take a hit before DGW to bring in either Firmino or Mane.
    Thinking of a WC really because im second in my minileague and the the guy who’ leading it have almost the same team.
    But hold the WC to DGW37 combined with a BB could be success tho.

  18. Purse83
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Would you wildcard this team or just trade Jimi for Ings (0.1 short for Delo to Ings)?

    Guita Button
    Soy Lund Holgate Tomori Montoya
    Mané Salah KDB Maddison Cantwell
    Vardy Delo Ings

  19. jimmyabs1987
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 19 days ago

    Ings taking his shirt off cost his BAPS! What a KN0b

  20. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 18 days ago

    Knew I should have captained Mahrez!