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Salah back as Klopp names full-strength side for Palace clash

Mohamed Salah (£12.7m) is back in the Liverpool starting line-up for Gameweek 31+.

The Egyptian remained an unused substitute for the 0-0 draw with Everton on Sunday following a precautionary absence in a pre-Project Restart friendly.

But it’s back to full-strength for Jurgen Klopp’s men tonight as Crystal Palace come to Anfield.

He has kept faith in Roberto Firmino (£9.5m) and Sadio Mané (£12.5m), combining them with Salah in the front-three.

As expected, Andrew Robertson (£7.0m) is back in the Liverpool defence, joined there by Virgil van Dijk (£6.5m), Joe Gomez (£5.3m) and, of course, Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.8m).

Crystal Palace have matched Liverpool’s 4-3-3 formation with one of their own, deploying Andros Townsend (£5.6m) and Wilfried Zaha (£6.7m) either side of the in-form budget striker Jordan Ayew (£5.2m).

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Robertson, Van Dijk, Gomez, Alexander-Arnold; Wijnaldum, J Henderson, Fabinho; Mané, Firmino, Salah.

Crystal Palace XI: Hennessey; van Aanholt, Cahill, Sakho, J Ward; McArthur, McCarthy, Kouyaté; Townsend, Zaha, Ayew.

FPL Lessons Learned from Gameweek 31+

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1,709 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Bagheri Arce
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Shout out to Lateriser!

    Convinced myself to ditch KdB for Martial after the scoutcast

    Could backfire but feels good for one night at least 🙂

    1. The Units
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Nice one

    2. ZeBestee
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Kdb 》 Martial doesnt feel right even after Martial scored the hatrick.

    3. THFC4LIFE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Would want KDB for gw33 onwards

    4. I hate Moreno
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      That guy is gonna win the lottery soon

  2. Hybrid.power
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Never even considered Martial so not that bothered. Bruno Captain is a pain though

    1. Royal5
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Most in the same boat so not to bothered tbh

    2. Rhodes your boat
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Same here but captain salah, fingers crossed

    3. Rhodes your boat
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Annoyed I went vardy over rashford however

  3. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    C’mon you beautiful Red Men!

  4. THFC4LIFE
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Scores on the doors lads?

    46 after baps with 4 left to play

    1. The_Fish
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      40 with 5 inc captain Sterling to play

    2. Sun Jihai
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      28 after baps

    3. Big_Bear
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      81 All out. Pleased (hence the brag) but also concerned about Liverpool!

    4. FF Dirtbag
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      55 after bps, 3 to play.

    5. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      43 with 4 left.

    6. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      49 on a free hit with trent & salah

      disappointed

    7. Tempestic
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      61 with 3

    8. Bossworld
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Looks like 44 from 8, wildcarded. Seems OK

    9. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      My lucky week, so far, 52 with 5 to go including [C]

    10. The Suspended One
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      59 with 4
      No Salah mane

    11. Smelbow
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      49 with 7 inc Capt to play, bench boosted.

    12. Whiskerz
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      56 pre baps with 3 to go.

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

      71 after baps with TAA and KDB to go and a Bruno captain fail.

      1. SweepaKeepa
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Nicely done!

    14. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      46, 3 left.

      Slight comedown from 138

    15. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      56
      2 to play
      FH wasted

      1. HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Though to be fair, my non free hit team was awful

      2. Weasel Boy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Not that bad.
        I'm happy with my FH.
        62 after bps with 2 to play

    16. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      62
      Salah (c) TAA to play

    17. Pukki Party
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      36 with Salah C TAA Mount and KdB to go

    18. pukunui
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      64 with Mané (C), TAA and Ings to play.

    19. SweepaKeepa
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      51 with 4 to go. No Liverpool. Come on Palace!

  5. The_Fish
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Sterling captain tomorrow. Can’t do worse than Bruno surely?

    1. FF Dirtbag
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Not playing would be worse. Red card. Or just play and concede a goal...

  6. ManUnitedComeBack
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    My -12 point hit might just pay off this week itself, as long as Mahrez + Sterling score less than 24 points combined

  7. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Vardy to rashford for free is tempting

    1. THFC4LIFE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I’d do that move

    2. 007 [RoboKlopp]
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Yes

    3. thehodge
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      That’s a no brainer mate

  8. L S P
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Meh - my ManU players still outscored the Top 10k avg by almost 6pts. All good.

    Jimi (C) helps as well.

  9. Tcheco
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    61 with only KDB to go. I need Palace to have the game of their lives

  10. Old Gregg
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Those with vardy what are your plans with him?

    1. Tcheco
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Looks like I'm ditching asap

      1. The Units
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        This

    2. michaelington
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Ditch for Rashford. May even do it now but I know I should wait.

      1. The_Fish
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        What are you waiting for?

        1. michaelington
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 9 days ago

          Potential injuries suspensions etc. Plus I want rid of DCL too.

          1. Old Gregg
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 9 days ago

            I haven’t got Rash - Tony + Bruno.
            Would that mean a triple Man Utd for most?.

            Anyone tempted by Jesus?

    3. ManUnitedComeBack
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Keep for another week and then sell for a one GW punt pre-WC. But I am concerned especially given the tough FA Cup midweek game.

      1. Old Gregg
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Yes certainly worth keeping an eye on the team v norwhich.

        They should take both competitions seriously

  11. Coys96
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Worth a -8?

    Aguero, El Ghazi, Lundstram >>> Jimenez, B.Fernandes, Aurier

    Foster
    Trent Lundstram Doherty
    KDB Mahrez Grealish El Ghazi Sarr
    Auba Pukki

    Henderson Egan Diop Aguero

    Awful team.

    1. Lav
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Have to.

    2. Pep Roulette
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Worth it

      1. Coys96
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Anything else?

  12. Lav
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    With a budget of 4.6m who would you consider as a 4th defender?

    Really like the look of Garcia if Pep continues to rotate as planned...

    1. Kellz86
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Who are you other defenders? This helps when assessing which 4.6m you can add in

      1. Lav
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        TAA Doh Aurier and a 3.9 fodder

    2. ManUnitedComeBack
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I'd just get Saiss, at least you know he'll start. Or Fernandez.

  13. Rashers
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Triple United attack is very tempting.

    Might ditch De Gea to get Rashford in

    Those fixtures and they looked good tonight

    1. sully29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      They looked good tonight but against a severely depleted team. Plus the United defense will get you points over those fixtures too. Bit of a luxury move.

    2. Qaiss
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Rashford got 3 points more and is nearly 4m more

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

      I have triple Utd attack at the mo, will stick with it for a few more weeks.

    4. Kellz86
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      DDG, Martial, Bruno the triple for me tonight, I think it's good to have some defensive coverage too

      1. Pep Roulette
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        This

    5. Rashers
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Cheers all. Good points. I just have a Jamie Vardy issue to deal with . . . at least it allows a move to most forwards!

  14. michaelington
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    How did DCL do?

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Had a lot of good chances. Best attacking player for everton

    2. Tempestic
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      didnt watch the game just looking at the stats, more goal attempts and same shots inside the box as Martial! Shame he couldnt finish them as a DCL captainer!

      1. michaelington
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Bold move. Another day it could have come off.
        Might hold for one more. Tempted by Ings but surely he’ll be rotated considering his injury record?

  15. lilmessipran
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    For next week which one would you start

    A Holgate
    B Lascelles
    C Kiko

    1. Coys96
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Tough one. A

    2. GOTHAM City F.C.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Perhaps A

    3. Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Holgate

  16. GuillermoDickero
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Feel like Holgate is going to keep more cleanies than Lascelles despite the fixtures...

  17. Jon Walter's Hatty
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Sakho with the valuables bag

  18. Pep Roulette
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    A. Play Nketiah vs Norwich

    B. Play Martial (-4)

  19. SuperMane Returns
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Zaha on the Red Bull.

  20. Babelcopter
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Do you guys think Bruno will drop price? Massive Martial transfers incoming.

  21. dshv
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    What a poor chance for bruno fernandes all my other players delivered except him ...

  22. Chucky
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Bruno to martial done

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Please be joking....

    2. Legendary!
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      sideways move imo

    3. michaelington
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Fill in the blanks K_ _ _ J _ _ _

      1. Bossworld
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Kill joys

    4. tiger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Bruno hat trick incoming

    5. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      I wouldn't (own both)

    6. 16ShimiC16
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Thinking of doing the same, would help me improve my bench too, Bruno was assisting the assister today & that theme could continue.

  23. Qaiss
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Sadio Mane (c) needs to put on a show tonight.

  24. TheDragon
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    What are the final Wolves Baps looking like?

    1. iL PiStOlErO
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Jimmy 3
      Jonny 2
      Saiss, Boly 1

    2. The Suspended One
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Johnny on the spot

  25. iL PiStOlErO
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 9 days ago

    How did DCL looked today? Asking for a friend.

    1. Tempestic
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      read a few posts up

      1. iL PiStOlErO
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 9 days ago

        Very nice then, hope he will deliver in next one. Cheers

    2. thehodge
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Few people discussed above

  26. Zenith UK
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    How bad of a game did Doherty have if Saiss got booked and still picked up more BAPs?

    1. Rainer
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Doherty won’t beat the CBs for BPS without attacking returns.

    2. SADIO SANÉ
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Much worse 343 I believe

    3. The Suspended One
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Was wondering this; didn’t catch match

  27. Catastrophe
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Aguero -> Jimenez tonight before rise?

  28. Ógie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Palace have been solid defensively over the last few games they played,i hope they can keep it up tonight.

  29. SuperMane Returns
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Let's go Mane!

  30. Bun Rab L4D3
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 9 days ago

    Saiss nicking a bap to make up for YC!

    1. thegame983
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 9 days ago

      Lovely Stuff. Some points are just more satisfying than others.