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. _sidney_will
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Mo!

  2. Jon Walter's Hatty
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Mo on the hunt for the boot. 2 plus tonight and he gets Butnley

  3. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah thank you mate

  4. Bobby Digital
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Mo Salah!
    Mo Salah!
    Mo Salah!

  5. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Someone tell FPL my TC Salah was this week not last!

  6. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Henderson G

    1. _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Salah A?

  7. jimmyabs1987
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Thank you Mo!! I need you to haul to protect my ML! More please x

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

    Henderson G
    Salah A

  9. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Hendo goal and maybe salah assist

  10. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Hendo G

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

    My heart goes Salalalalahh
    Salalalalahh in the morning
    Salalalalahh in the evening
    Salalalalahh in the sunshine

  12. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Why does FF do this? Keep kicking you when your down

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

      Just **** off

  13. bialk
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah assist

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

    Henderson G
    Firmino A

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

      Sorry Salah A.

    2. RAFA THE GAFFA
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Salah

  15. RAFA THE GAFFA
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah Haul incoming

  16. potatoace
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Nice finish

  17. Reggie Nainggolan
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Couldn't do that vs Villa

  18. SpagBol
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    SALAH ASSIST

  19. Revival
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Damn, was hoping Mo would stay quiet tonight

  20. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Not sure if that’ll be given as an assist

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Defender tackled him (salah owner)

      1. SpagBol
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        shut up, that's an assist haha

        1. Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Thanks for the aggressive reply. Are you watching the game?

    2. michaelington
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      It will

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

    Salah assist. My Oh My!

  22. Better off with a pin and a…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    So how badly am I going to regret selling Salah?

  23. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Glad for the points but gosh, absolutely throwing away these captain choices!

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Same

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

    Salahahahahaahahah

  25. Jon Walter's Hatty
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Assist u little dancer

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

    Salah sellers hiding?

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

      Got my Sterling (c) 20 points in the bag, if Salah hauls then fair enough.

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

        He has

  27. Forza Papac
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Burn touched it last

  28. _sidney_will
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Salah VC 🙁

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

    Mane must be rageing sat on the bench. Think he’s out of golden boot race now.

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

    Salah so jammy f off