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. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    AWAY GOAL OMG

  2. El Fenomeno R9
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Moooooooooo

  3. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Saaalaaaaahhhhhhhhh comeee onnnnnn

  4. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah G
    Keita A

  5. Chucky
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    SALAHAHAHAHAH JUHUHUHUHU

  6. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Oh ffs.... I hate this game

    1. DycheDycheBaby
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Same

  7. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Super Naby 🙂

  8. Vertigo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    God, he's good.

  9. Bubz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah to Sterling fail?

    1. Ady87
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Yes.

    2. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      10 points vs 6 and due a rest, not a fail yet.

  10. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah hat-trick incoming....

  11. Fred54
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    This could get ugly as Firmino's hair.

  12. jamiejoe
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah back in business

  13. DandyDon
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Boom!

  14. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Just lol

    1. The Dance
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Just oh dear

  15. Ady87
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah > Sterling for a hit has basically now not paid off. Bad times.

  16. The Dance
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Cannot wait to this season ends and burns

  17. COK3Y5MURF
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Lol this gameweek

  18. FOO FIGHTER
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah yes baby!

  19. The Suspended One
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Gonna be a long match for Brighton playing out from the back

    1. The Suspended One
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Salah looks interested

  20. Weasel Boy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Anyone sell Salah?

    1. Bubz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      o/

  21. teddypicker
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Any other striker would hit that and not let it roll to Salah right?

  22. AC Yew
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Yessssssssss i believed in you Mo! Just not enough to captain lol

  23. Dont give a fuchs
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    That was very selfless from firmino

  24. Chucky
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    We want Mo,We want MO 😀

  25. Top Lad Dakes.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    I hate Salah, man.

    And Mane not even playing either so he’ll probably go berserk

  26. SomeoneKnows
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Jimenez + DCL > Vardy + Mousset (-4) ?

    My current team is:

    Pope
    TAA, Holgate, Saiss
    Salah, KDB, Fernandes, Martial, Pulisic
    Jimenez, Rashford

    (Martinez, DCL, Pieters, Lacselles)

  27. Sgt. Schultz
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Long long night this

  28. Deeney-is-a-god
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    people that transfered him out knew there was a risk, they just have to take it on the chin

    1. mo 10+ FFS- einzkp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      luck mate

    2. yer old da
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Exactly. Transferring out the top points scorer for the past 2 seasons who's amassed almost 700 points in total (including this season), before Brighton away. Unreal how some people think.

  29. dshv
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Jimenez to who ?

  30. diesel001
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah, Ings, Auba, even Nketiah all gifted goals recently.

    But noone gifts Jimenez a goal ever.