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Lascelles starts but Ritchie only among the substitutes for Newcastle v West Ham

Matt Ritchie (£5.3m) is once again on the bench as Newcastle United face West Ham United in the second of four Premier League matches to take place on Sunday.

Kick-off at St James’ Park is at 14:15 BST.

Ritchie, who had picked up a muscle injury in Gameweek 31+, was an unused substitute in Wednesday’s win over Bournemouth and is again omitted from Steve Bruce’s starting XI this afternoon.

There is better news for owners of Jamaal Lascelles (£4.3m), however, with the Newcastle stopper recovering from what his manager called a “nasty knock” to line up alongside Federico Fernandez (£4.6m) at centre-half.

The in-form Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.5m) gets his fifth straight start in league and cup since the restart, too.

He was among the top ten Fantasy Premier League assets for transfers in ahead of Gameweek 33+.

Bruce has made two alterations from the side that won at the Vitality, with Miguel Almiron (£5.8m) and Isaac Hayden (£4.4m) in for Sean Longstaff (£5.0m) and Nabil Bentaleb (£4.8m).

There is another start up front for budget forward Dwight Gayle (£5.0m), meanwhile.

West Ham’s team news is a lot more straightforward, with David Moyes unsurprisingly naming an unchanged side following the 3-2 win over Chelsea.

The ‘out of position’ FPL midfielder Michail Antonio (£6.9m) leads the line again, with Sebastien Haller (£6.8m) not even among the substitutes as he battles back from injury.

Mark Noble (£4.9m) and Arthur Masuaku (£4.1m) have shaken off fitness issues to make the bench, however.

These two sides shared five goals in the reverse fixture, with Newcastle winning by the odd goal.

The Magpies are stiffer opposition on their own soil, having kept seven clean sheets and conceded on just 13 occasions in 16 home fixtures.

West Ham have lost seven away games in a row going into this afternoon’s match.


Newcastle United XI: Dubravka, Krafth, Lascelles, Fernandez, Manquillo, Shelvey, Hayden, Saint-Maximin, Almiron, Joelinton, Gayle.

West Ham United XI: Fabianski, Fredericks, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Rice, Soucek, Bowen, Fornals, Lanzini, Antonio.

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975 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Syd.
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    I am watching the Grand Prix and it is almost as boring as Burnley v Sheff Utd

    1. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Is the Pope participating in his popemobile?

  2. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    I don't want VC points doubled. 14/15 points is nothing. I'm waiting for Salah to get 25. 😀

    1. TheDragon
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      That’s the spirit!

    2. Cpt Crunch Scott talent
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      How would you feel about a one point cameo

      1. Glad He Ate Her
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Unsubscribe

        1. Wolves Ay We
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          At least put on some makeup. You're scaring the dog.

          1. Glad He Ate Her
            1 month, 8 days ago

            My mister says he likes my natural look

            1. Wolves Ay We
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 8 days ago

              What does he know? He's been dead in his armchair for 50 years.

              1. Glad He Ate Her
                1 month, 8 days ago

                Love knows no bounds. You'll understand someday. Well maybe

      2. tucaoneo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Can't speak for others but I would love it.

        1. Cpt Crunch Scott talent
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Indeed

        2. TomSaints
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Make my day

      3. Sun Jihai
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        He either plays or doesn't

        1. Cpt Crunch Scott talent
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Insightful

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

            If the bereavement is serious for him, I just can't see why he'd come on for a 5 min cameo

  3. Long ago I drew a walrus
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Can anyone recommend a reliable streaming site for the liverpool game please?

    1. Wolves Ay We
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Sky go.

    2. JustPark
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Those paid ones.

    3. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Hesgoal.com

      1. J ⚒ Gimme your Mané…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        You can stream any game off here

    4. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Totalsportek if you are looking for a free one

      1. Amey
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 8 days ago

        This
        Ronaldo7 is cool too

        1. Pépé sur le P…
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          Thought they stopped covering PL games?

          1. Pépé sur le P…
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 8 days ago

            'Covering' might be the wrong word haha

            1. Amey
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 8 days ago

              Good one ... 😉

          2. Amey
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 8 days ago

            Nope
            They cover everything 😀

    5. Bury94
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Download Navscore. It's not on the play store you have to Google it. It's perfect, never had an issue with it

  4. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    1 month, 8 days ago

    I don’t know about anyone else but I think it’s high time taa, salah, mane etc got a well deserved rest... about an hour and a half should do it

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      They got rest for 3 months just about 2 weeks ago.

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Weren’t rested mentally though, worrying about the restart, should be rested today

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      If you start the timer now, they still get 75 mins eacv vs Villa. Deal!

    3. Pep bites Kun
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      o/

  5. DMP
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    How the feck should i bring Greenwood in, with Alonso issue to solve either?

    Also, Ederson the only GK with fixtures, and doesnt really want to burn another City slot with him, when we have Foden so cheap.

    1.5 ITB

    DDG
    Alonso Doherty Aurier (Robinson, Lascelles)
    KDB Mane Son Fernandes Martial
    Jimenez CLewin (Connolly)

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

      Have Mahrez instead of Son, sory.

    2. Willmissudimitrypayet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Alonso may play next week, and if not Robinson may be able to shut down Jimmy. Get in that Greenwood-fella for Clewin 😉

    3. tucaoneo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      It's probably rational to deal with Alonso. MU won't score five every game. DDG annoys me too but the stats are there. MU are one of the very best defensively since the restart.

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

        Alonso to Digne in the cards. Not to many options and Everton have the fixtures.

    4. fgdu
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Dcl to greenwood or Connelly to greenwood. I'd say DCL as he's not really scoring points

    5. DMP
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Guys, i have already 3 MU assets.

  6. Berbs
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Salah with the squad today.

    https://twitter.com/LFC/status/1279758224338694145?s=20

    1. Glad He Ate Her
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Doesn't confirm him starting

      1. La Roja
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        You sir, have higher expectations

      2. Glad He Ate Her
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Origi's hair however..

    2. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Is that The Wirral Working Mans Club that they were leaving?

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        It's open!? Alright I'm off ... Gnight

    3. Sun Jihai
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Where are they?!

    4. IN SANE IN DE BRUYNE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Salah(C), Martial(VC)
      All I'm asking is no cameo for Mo.

      1. Scrumper
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 8 days ago

        I have Salah (C).
        If he doesn't play, I'll get 28 points!!
        Bruno (VC) and Greenwood on the bench

  7. bigbudgie
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Potentially wrong time to ask this but quick half time poll
    A) Guendouzi > Foden with a benching problem (Jiminez or DCL)
    B) DCL > Jesus
    C) time to jump off double wolves defence, get TAA

    Foster
    VVD Doherty Boly (Lascelles Simpson)
    KDB Mahrez Martial Bruno (Guendouzi
    Rashford Jiminez DCL

    3.2 in the bank

    1. Pep bites Kun
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      A & split Wolves def to Bur def

  8. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Salah start please. Jimenez my VC

    1. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      2 minute cameo confirmed

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Happy with that. All rivals have Bruno VC

  9. Vazza
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Who to bench next week -

    A. Mane vs bha
    B. Son vs bou
    C. KDB vs NEW
    D. Foden vs NEW
    E. Fernandes vs avl
    F. Greenwood vs avl
    G. Rashford vs avl
    H. Jimenez vs shu

    1. HollywoodXI
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      H

    2. bigbudgie
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      you are helping me answer my own question

      Gun to the head, Jiminez

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

      No point posting this until we see how money minutes Foden plays today. But for me it's him for now

    4. Pep bites Kun
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      H

  10. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Teams are in 😮

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

      who plays?

  11. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    New Origi hairstyle...

  12. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Martial vice cap Saka 1st sub

    If salah(c) doesnt play

    1. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Bullshyt

  13. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Salah will start, he couldn't very well have made it to the funeral in time, not mentioning Covid.

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

      He's with the squad. Can be seen on LFC match centre videos.

  14. JustPark
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    So, any of you hasn't been to pubs since they're open now?

    1. Glad He Ate Her
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Never realised until a few years ago, Utd's Park chant was so racist.

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

        You sound surprised. They had to stop singing their Lukaku chant too.

        1. Glad He Ate Her
          1 month, 8 days ago

          I am surprised. I knew utd scum was a thing, thought it was just a saying

      2. King Henrik
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        which ones ?

        1. Glad He Ate Her
          1 month, 8 days ago

          The one about eating a certain animal in his country

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

            But, but. That makes my post sounds racist.

    2. Pépé sur le P…
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      I hasn't been to the pub since they're open now

    3. La Roja
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      What pub? Hiccups*

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Nope not been yet, maybe tomorrow to enjoy the Kane hat trick.
      You?

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

        Celebrating Holgate CS hopefully.

  15. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Come on Lascelles, still time for that winner son

  16. dshv
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Patricio
    Awb doherty aurier holgate lazcelles
    Mane kdb foden son bruno
    Rashford jimmy

    1 ft 1.2 itb .. need some change tell me?

  17. King Henrik
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Mane captain owners... Squeaky bum time !!

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      He’ll start! As will Salah

      1. King Henrik
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        heres hoping

  18. wantsharptv
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Azpi worth 6.0m?

    1. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Sure is

    2. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Yes

    3. JustPark
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Doherty to Azpi worth it?

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      No, assists will return to normal frequency now

  19. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Salah needs to either start or not be in squad

    Bruno VC waiting in the shadows...

    1. Lindelol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Salah is my TC - tony VC

      1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Good luck buddy - hope he scores 5

        1. Lindelol
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 8 days ago

          *5 goals 😀

  20. Glad He Ate Her
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Origi's hair brighter than your future

  21. Rainer
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Klopp video on LFC Twitter “rest of the boys on a very strong bench”

    1. Syd.
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      The Lockdown effect

    2. Lindelol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Seriously???

    3. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Saw that. Worrying.

  22. Wolves Ay We
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Where's FPL rockstar?

    1. Rainer
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      No need post deadline.

    2. Fitzy.
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Irbox?

  23. matiakez
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Why oh why have i keft my VC on Jimi..

    1. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Same. Ffs

    2. SHOOTER MCGINN
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Put vc on Rashford to be cool. Bit annoying with martial and Fernandes sat there and Saka 3rd on bench. Come on Salah........

  24. MAXIMIN EFFORT
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Sorry guys brought in Pope this week, expectedly blanked

    1. Lindelol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      It wasn’t because of you - it was because of Mee

      1. MAXIMIN EFFORT
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        Hahaha

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Sounds like we would get along

  25. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    I hope Salah will make cameo at least. All rivals have Bruno as VC and i have Jimenez

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      He doesn't start?

    2. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      I have Martial vc but I'll be absolutely fuming if Salah doesn't play

  26. kime67
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Doherty-> digne?

  27. kime67
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    doherty owners are you getting rid?

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Reason?

    2. Lindelol
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Why?

    3. MAXIMIN EFFORT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Tempted for Azpi

      1. wantsharptv
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        you should get both

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

      no. he plays like a striker

    5. kime67
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      well he was taken off early and hasnt been great

  28. Feed tha Sheep
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Who’s the 4.5 def of choice at the minute?

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

      Garcia is a good pick if you have a decent bench

    2. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Taylor?

    3. Vimes (No Arsenal Players)
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Egan just scored 8

      1. Fitzy.
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        *10

      2. SuperMane Returns
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        10 after bonus 🙂

    4. diesel001
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Lamptey?

    5. JustPark
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Charlie Taylor? Probably Holgate after Spurs.

  29. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    Trent and Salah benched i think

    1. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      Source?

    2. Gudjohnsen
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      This is bordering on ban.

      1. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 8 days ago

        I said I think. Learn reading

  30. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 8 days ago

    I’ve just thought of something, is a player like Salah or Mane more likely to score points from the bench anyway?

    1. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 8 days ago

      No chance Salah will came from bench