Dugout Discussion

Mané and Robertson benched for Liverpool at Brighton

Jurgen Klopp has finally delivered on his promise to shuffle the Liverpool side, and it has big implications for Fantasy managers.

Sadio Mané (£12.4m) and Andrew Robertson (£7.0m) are the two players to suffer from that policy in Gameweek 34+ with each of them relegated to the bench for the trip to Brighton.

Neco Williams (£4.0m) gets his first Premier League start but rather than replace Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.8m) on the right-hand side, he has been selected on the left in place of Robertson.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (£6.1m) is the man to come in for Mané, offered a place in the front-three, further forward than his usual central midfield berth.

Outside of those changes, Liverpool as largely as expected, Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) and Roberto Firmino (£9.4m) in the line-up, as well as Virgil van Dijk (£6.5m) and Joe Gomez (£5.3m).

There is considerably less interest in the Brighton side chosen by Graham Potter, which looks tailor-made to try and cause Liverpool some problems.

Usually a fan of three conservative midfielders, the Seagulls’ boss has decided to support Neal Maupay (£5.7m) with an attacking trio of Alexis Mac Allister (£5.5m), Pascal Groß (£6.2m) and Leandro Trossard (£5.8m).

Meanwhile, it is worth noting that Tariq Lamptey (£4.0m) is starting to make himself immune from tinker-man Potter’s rotation policy, making his fourth successive start against Liverpool.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: Ryan; Burn, Webster, Dunk, Lamptey; D Stephens, Pröpper; Mac Allister, Groß, Trossard; Maupay.

Liverpool XI: Alisson; N Williams, van Dijk, Gomez, Alexander-Arnold; J Henderson, Keïta, Wijnaldum; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Firmino, Salah.

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1,871 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Chucky
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Never doubted you Salah,my goalscoring son...

  2. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Unbelieveable!!!!!!!
    captain MOOOOO

  3. Wild Rover
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Keep posting your -bps posts haters 😀

    1. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      😀

    2. Twisted Saltergater
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      -bps matter

  4. DycheDycheBaby
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Salah header? Are you kidding me?

  5. TheSteel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Never sell Salah

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 11 days ago

      This, this and this again!!!

  6. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    And now get A rest, Salah!

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      He had one last game

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      He rests when we captain him

  7. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    3 season wonder fraud.

    1. Tempestic
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Ahhaha

  8. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Salah header from a corner, really?!

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      I know, what are the chances, ridiculous

  9. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Sold Salah 🙂

    1. JabbaWookiee
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      You and lots of others. Including me. Seemed logical. Now seems anything but. Hindsight and all that...

  10. jimmyabs1987
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Why didn’t I captain Salah!!!

    1. Ode
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Why would you

      1. jimmyabs1987
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Agreed but just want double points haha

    2. Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      this

    3. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Because of Sunday? Pretty reasonable without hindsight.

  11. GuillermoDickero
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    All goes back to going Mane over Salah on the wildcard because he had missed the first game - such a bad decision on reflection

  12. Ibra
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Mo is going for golden boot. One more tonight!

  13. Egg noodle
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Saalllaaahhhh

  14. james 101
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    So... KDB to salah?

  15. UnitedRthebest
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Why

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Lol Robertson scuffs a corner and Salah scored from it, great header mind. Luckily I own Mane

      1. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Haha

    • DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      I don't think I've ever hated a player more than Salah.

      1. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Your choices, not his

      2. Leo10
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Not his fault you don't own him 😉

      3. Nomar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Pope for me.

    • Chucky
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Pythons out...

    • Weasel Boy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Captained last week and he was useless.

      This week he's unbelievable and I Captain KDB.

      Nice

      1. Nanoelektronicar
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        🙁

      2. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        i captained him again but honestly it was huge gamble

      3. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Every time i capt someone they haul the game after it.

      4. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Same with me and Bruno a few weeks ago
        This game 😎

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      I said anything under 20 would be a fail, c’mon Mo!!!

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        yes

      2. james 101
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Captained him? Well done!

    • _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Salah 3 behind Vardy... i think he starts v Burnley.

      1. Magic Zico
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        This this this

    • Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Almost sold Salah for KDB. Glad i kept him. Should have TC though. Hopefully Son does the business tomorrow

    • DandyDon
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Guy in my ML put TC on Mane lol.

    • DAZZ
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Today has made me hate this game. Salah > Mahrez FAIL!! Doherty USELESS Jiminez USELESS Taylor assist clean sheet BENCH

    • Strchld
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Worst gameweek ever.

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Worst Gameweek ever so far.

    • Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      I suppose I should be happy still having Salah , but feeling a bit gutted not to have captained him. What a fool haha

    • Hryszko
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      So annoying that i captained KDB over Salah, SO frustrating..

    • Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Salah off pens dammit

      1. how now brown cow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Not when on hattrick

      2. Ode
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Surely he will get them for the hattie + golden boot, they have already won the league

      3. Jon Walter's Hatty
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Reeling them in

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Super capitano, just be back for Chelsea.

    • Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      My defense is looking shocking this week. Only Aurier left, everyone else is on 2