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Mané returns to Liverpool front-three as Moyes starts Ngakia at right-back

Jurgen Klopp has named a routine Liverpool side to face West Ham in the final match of Gameweek 27.

Mohamed Salah (£12.8m) comes into the Monday night encounter as the most-captained player and starts in his traditional berth on the right flank of the Reds’ front-three.

He is joined in the strike force by Roberto Firmino (£9.7m) and Sadio Mané (£12.3m), who returns to the team for a first league start since the first match of Double Gameweek 24.

The Senegalese international may enjoy his evening against West Ham as David Moyes has taken the bold move of starting young defender Jeremy Ngakia (£4.0m) at right-back instead of the more experienced Pablo Zabaleta (£4.2m).

His performance will be of particular interest to Fantasy managers as the task of marking Mané is a big one. A poor night could mean big things for the £12.3m man, but if Ngakia impresses enough to hold onto his place, he could become an interesting asset considering his £4.0m price.

Another interesting decision sees Sebastien Haller (£6.8m) left on the bench alongside Manuel Lanzini (£6.2m), Pablo Fornals (£6.0m) and Jarrod Bowen (£6.5m) to enable a front-three of attacking midfielders.

Moyes has opted to play  Michail Antonio (£6.9m) through the middle of the strike-force, flanked by Felipe Anderson (£6.6m) and Robert Snodgrass (£5.2m).

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Robertson, van Dijk, Gomez, Alexander-Arnold; Keita, Wijnaldum, Fabinho; Mané, Firmino, Salah.

West Ham United XI: Fabianski; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Diop; Ngakia; Rice, Noble, Soucek; Antonio, Anderson, Snodgrass.

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1,422 Comments Post a Comment
  1. lifes a pitch
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    How many baps for winning goal?

    1. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      3

    2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      3

    3. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      3

  2. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Looking like
    Taa 3
    Wijnaldum 2
    Mane 1

    1. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Mane on 2

    2. Camzy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Are you forgetting winning goal bonus?

      1. Daniel S.
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Looks like he is

        1. Annie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Looks like you missed the dispossessions

    3. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Wijnaldum, mane and robbo all really close though

  3. fedolefan
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    No bonus for Robbo? Ugh

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Looking like
      Taa 3
      Wijnaldum 2
      Mane 1

      1. Silecro
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Mane now on 2, will probably stay like that

        1. Goonsquad245
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Nope

        2. Annie
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          No

    2. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      deservedly imo

  4. DandyDon
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 11 days ago

    With my two transfers being Mane and Cahill In I feel I deserve better than a predicted 5k boost. Oh well did take a -4 hit.

  5. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Trent cappers win again. Salah captain fail...

    1. Daniel S.
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Not that many

    2. nerd_is_the_werd
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Hardly a fail on 7pts..
        Salah always gonna lose out on BAPs for missed chances.

      • sunnyh
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Trent cappers fail. Jota captain win

    3. Amey
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 11 days ago

      That 10 points return looks bad after watching the game from Taa © !!
      He's so attacking. Think will keep it on him against Watford too

      1. fish&chips
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I bottled it and put it on salah. Might join you next time!!

    4. UpAndAway
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      26 points from my 3 Liverpool players, but 21 from 8 others. Story of my GW...

    5. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Everyone laughed at me pre season when I said Trent should be priced at least 8.0... The most essential player in FPL history

      1. Camzy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Who laughed? Coz I certainly didn't.

        1. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Plenty of people, dont remember names

      2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Link to laughter?

        1. Daniel S.
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Yeah link please

          1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Best laugh ever 😀

        2. Brosstan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          This site doesnt save post history that far back and has no post search feature...

          1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Google.

          2. Pras Scott Talent
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Doesn’t count. This guy only has 3 top 10k finishes..

      3. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        lol @ 8.0 SHould be atleast 11.0 😉

      4. Trophé Mourinho
          1 month, 11 days ago

          a TAA in fine form is worth 8mil, but with their lack of CS early in the season 7mil was hard to justify

        • GARY AND JAMIE
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          We laugh at lots of things you say, be more specific

      5. Rolls-Royce
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        GW from hell. DCL-> Jimenez for hit and no United players/Auba. 🙁

        1. Daniel S.
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          What's your rank?

          1. Rolls-Royce
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Was 88K then went to 120K yesterday. 🙁

            1. Daniel S.
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Still time. That's great rank at this point of time. Chin up mate

              1. Rolls-Royce
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Cheers mate. Looks like I'm might atleast stay inside top 100K.

        2. Rhodes your boat
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Could be worse I did dcl to jimi as part of a hit last week!

          1. Rolls-Royce
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Regret selling DCl over Vardy. Not selling Vardy earlier proving to be a big mistake.

            1. fish&chips
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Vardy will repay your faith, starting from next week

      6. TomSaints
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Meh, brought in Van Dijk this week over mane (got mahrez so not much in it).

        Can’t get excited about Liverpool games though. Up to 75 for the week but dropped 4K places today =[

        1. My heart goes Salalalalah
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          75 and dropped 4k? No way

          1. Trophé Mourinho
              1 month, 11 days ago

              he is on a -24

        2. Earthling
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Sooo if TAA is about level on points with Mane and Salah at the end of the season, is his price 11.5 - 12.5 next year?

          1. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Not happening as he's a defender

            1. Daniel S.
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              7.5 m.

              Vidic was 8 after 2 two hundreds pts seasons

              1. Amey
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Bargain !

          2. Cilly Bonnolly
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Not how it works.

          3. Twisted Saltergater
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            He'll be 8m next year.

        3. Daniel S.
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Looks like final.

          Bonus Points

          3 - Alexander-Arnold (42)
          2 - Wijnaldum (34)
          1 - Mané (33)

          Unlucky Mane owners

          1. TheDragon
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Poor Robbo owners

            1. Daniel S.
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              They outscored VVD owners twice in a row. They should be happy

              1. TheDragon
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 11 days ago

                But Robbo was always going to outscore VVD over this latter part of the season

          2. Camzy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Damn. Could really have used those points to get more over Salah owners. Oh well.

            1. Daniel S.
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              At least you have him

            2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Same. He won't be as much of a differential from this coming GW.

          3. Rolls-Royce
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Damn, needed that Mane cappo bonus...

            1. Daniel S.
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Brave captain

              1. Trophé Mourinho
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  not really, Manes low captainship is purely due to Salahs massive ownership. No sane person captained Salah over Mane if they have both

            2. Pat Bonner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              What I said earlier then

              1. Daniel S.
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                You were right Pat. Admitting

          4. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            C for 28, Trent or Salah?

            1. TheDragon
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Everyone will go Salah despite the fact we should all go TAA

            2. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Yes.

            3. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Taa 😛

            4. Rolls-Royce
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Mane(c) hattrick.

            5. baps sniffer
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              TAA for me.

            6. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Na, I think Watford will be hard work

              Punting only vardy!

              1. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                On*

          5. Brendan95
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Any suggestions with 2FT appreciated??

            XXX
            Robbo/Lascelles/Soy/Rico
            Salah/Mane/Cantwell
            Ings/DCL

            Hendo/Button/Lund/KDB/Grealish/Auba

            1. Daniel S.
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Auba to Party..

              1. Tony Martial
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 11 days ago

                And Party to Auba in GW 29

                1. Brendan95
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Would you reccomend ditching Henderson as well to have a GK and a full 11 - if so, who for?

          6. Daniel S.
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Top 25K. Juhuuu. With little luck top 10K smiling at me again...

            Your rank and aim lads ?

            1. Rash
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              77k not giving up on top 10k just yet (around 52 points)

              1. Daniel S.
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                It can happen. Some great captains and you are there

            2. Trophé Mourinho
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Aim is 10k, currently 80k. Been up and down from 40k to 85k like a yoyo for so long now. 10k is not looking likely, top 50k is probably more realistic

              • Van der Faart
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Up to 12k. Would love to breach the 5k mark. No idea what the points difference is at present but I'm only 5 off the 10k mark now

                1. sunnyh
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  im at 3k with 1657 - you can do it!

              • -Klaus-
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  5k before tonight. Now probably just inside 10k.

                • gribude
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  11510 - red arrow after 10 green arrows in a row...

                  1. gribude
                    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                    • 10 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    Aim is top 1k

                • Donnie D
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  574 after update. Going from around 400 to 900 and so on for about two months already. Hope i can end in top 100. That would be awesome 🙂

                • Forza Papac
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  What does Juhuuuu mean?

                  1. Jarvish Scott Talent
                    • 5 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    "I'm a bellcheese"

                    1. Gnu Scott talent
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 10 Years
                      1 month, 11 days ago

                      Hahaha

                • fish&chips
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Dropped 6 places this week. Smallest ever. 1425 overall

              • GARY AND JAMIE
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Great performance Trent but crap earrings

                1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  😀

                2. Gnu Scott talent
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  🙂

              • Tony Martial
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 11 days ago

                58 points all out

                Good or bad?

                Went up about 100k!

                1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Obviously good if you've gone up.

                  1. Pras Scott Talent
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    So patient you are!

                    1. Tony Martial
                      • 1 Year
                      1 month, 11 days ago

                      Yeah happy

                2. The Orienteer - find me in …
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Bad to brag!

                3. GREEN IS GOOD
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  In the words of Gordon Gekko... Green is good.

              • Babelcopter
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Top 30k here I come!

              • wulfranian
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Firmino owners what's your plan?I am thinking to keep him one more game and sell him for Auba in gw29.

                1. Rotation City
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  I like it. Do you need to free up much cash to make it happen?

                2. Pépé Pig
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Reshuffling to Mane

              • The Orienteer - find me in …
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Thinking the same.

              • Forza Papac
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Jota or DCL?

                1. Trophé Mourinho
                    1 month, 11 days ago

                    Jota is exciting

                    1. Rotation City
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 5 Years
                      1 month, 11 days ago

                      Yea it might depend on your rank and intentions. Jota is a punt but we know what he can do, could be good if you're low in ranking and looking to make a move.

                2. Rotation City
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Evening all.
                  So I've got the exact cash ITB to do Grealish > Bruno.

                  What are Grealish owners thinking? I like him, but blank next week then tough fixtures going forward, could be the ideal time to move on.

                3. Pépé Pig
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 11 days ago

                  Would you go for Jimi or Jota for the next few, and why?

                4. Brendan95
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 8 days ago

                  Any help appreciated here thanks!

                  Pope
                  Robbo/Soy/Lascelles/Rico
                  Salah(c)/Mane/Cantwell
                  DCL/Ings

                  (Button/Auba/KDB/Grealish/Lund) 10 starters

                  1FT 0.4ITB

                  A: 1 week punt on Auba>Vardy (Vardy>Auba in GW29)
                  B: Lund > 4.8
                  C: Other?