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Alisson returns for Liverpool as Klopp starts Salah, Mané, Firmino and Jota

Liverpool have been handed a much-needed boost at the back for their Gameweek 6 meeting with Sheffield United.

With Virgil van Dijk‘s (£6.4m) long-term injury still fresh in Jurgen Klopp’s mind, he welcomes back first-choice goalkeeper Alisson (£5.9m) from his shoulder problem.

It is a first start since Gameweek 3 for the Brazilian, Liverpool giving up nine goals in two matches during his absence.

That development is sure to be music to the ears of Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.4m) and Andrew Robertson (£7.1m) owners, who sit in 35.6% and 19% of team respectively.

However, there is arguably even more exciting news further up the pitch for Liverpool, as this week’s most captained player worldwide Mohamed Salah (£12.4m) could well be handed a centre-forward role.

Diogo Jota (£6.3m) has been welcomed into the starting line-up for a rare foray into a 4-2-3-1 formation, which also features Roberto Firmino (£9.3m) and Sadio Mané (£12.0m).

It has been some time since we have seen Klopp shape his troops in this way, but the last time a fourth attacking midfielder was added to the team, Firmino was handed a number 10 role behind Salah.

Meanwhile, interest in Sheffield United assets continues to wane, with Rhian Brewster (£4.5m) the only player owned by more than 7% for Gameweek 6.

He starts against his former club, paired with Oli McBurnie (£5.7m) up-front.

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

Sheffield United XI: Ramsdale; Ampadu, Egan, Basham; Stevens, Osborn, Berge, Lundstram, Baldock; Brewster, McBurnie.

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1,292 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Salah (C) striker!

  2. Steirish
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Hope kilman is benched need my chilwell points off the bench

  3. King Mo
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Come on Mo.

  4. DMP
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    SAAALAAAAHHHHHHH! (C)

  5. Rolls-Royce
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    So Chelsea pend over 150m on attack only to park a double-decker against a United team who had not kept a single clean sheet this season. Pathetic football.

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Uh, United had the parked bus.

    2. JBG
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      And still had to be bailed out by their new goalie.

      1. Stoic
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Thats why they paid for him lol

    3. ALI_G
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      which way do you want it mate?

      Chelsea concede 3 goals -they are leaky
      Chelsea don't concede - they park the bus

      no pleasing some

    4. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Shame MagVARe got away with his lynching, might have been a better game then.

    5. Amey
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      Nobody wanted to lose

  6. fr3d
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Chelsea looked poor tbf

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 6 days ago

      United far worse. Awful stuff, zero intent.

      1. Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        They were trying to go for the winner while Chelsea were happy sitting back for the draw. Says something else to me

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 6 days ago

          What last ten mins max?

      2. El Presidente
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 6 days ago

        DDG hasnt made a single save

        1. Houldsworth Hatter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Well he made a good one first half

  7. Brakos2k
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Mo (c) Mane and TAA... all or nothing here!

  8. TorresMagic™
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • Has Moderation Rights
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Currently Chilwell 2 bonus by 1 bap, currently on 0.

    1. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      misses*

    2. Nanoelektronicar
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 6 days ago

      What about that last tacke he had on AWB?

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        and the foul 😛

        1. Nanoelektronicar
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          What, that was a foul?

          1. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Wasn't really a tackle, more a block. Included though.

  9. Qaiss
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    PGMOL will do everything in their power to ensure Man United get their first home win against Arsenal next week 🙁

  10. Tony Martial
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Sighhh

  11. villa_til_i_die
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Mo & Mane for me too

  12. Amey
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 6 days ago

    Looks like a cricket score incoming 😀
    Taa Robbo Salah ©

    1. Vazza
        1 month, 6 days ago

        All the best mate

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          And to you 🙂

      • Pep Roulette
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Same here! Fingers crossed!

      • Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Same here, fingers crossed!

    2. Vazza
        1 month, 6 days ago

        SO who’s got what for the next game?

        Salah (c) and Robbo owner here

        1. DaniCT
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          1 goal and 1 assist from Salah and I don't mind. I don't even have him captain

      • Giggs Boson
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        Can't wait for Telles to be fit. Cavani would get some decent service.

        14 shots to Chelsea's 6, but no big chances created.

        1. Ginkapo FPL
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Or Rashford out left

        2. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Can’t just hit and hope on tbe break every game. Ole is awful.

      • lordkippe
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        13 from 4. If Salah(C) and TAA doesnt deliver this gw will be a really bad one.

      • potatoace
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 6 days ago

        What formation is Liv going for here.
        4-4-2?

        1. Amey
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          4231 ?

          1. potatoace
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Jota behind Firm? Or salah.

            1. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Jota right, Firm behind Salah

              1. potatoace
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 6 days ago

                Thats what I originally thought, but seems strange to me. What's the point in playing your false 9 in an err...AM position afterall

                1. Ginkapo FPL
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 9 Years
                  1 month, 6 days ago

                  Playing supplier to Salah is what Firmino does the whole time whatever formation. His role doesnt change Salah does.

            2. Nanoelektronicar
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Salah up top, Mane right, Jota left, Firmino in the hole.

            3. Amey
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Salah i guess

        2. Vazza
            1 month, 6 days ago

            I think Liv are going to play park football with no rigid formation

        3. YEAH PITCH!
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 6 days ago

          Come on Salah!!!!

        4. TorresMagic™
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • Has Moderation Rights
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 6 days ago

          3 - Zouma (33)
          2 - Thiago Silva, Maguire (29)
          0 - Chilwell (28)

          1. UNDERWORLD7
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Eurgghh, nothing for james then 🙁

          2. Amey
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Wow

          3. Vazza
              1 month, 6 days ago

              I guess Mark doesn’t own James then!

            • DaniCT
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              This means Chilly gets one?

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

                No

            • TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              R.James and AWB on 28 too.

            • Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Tiago was immense today

              1. Old Man
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 6 days ago

                It would interesting to compare the silly comments on here when he first played for Chelsea. He might be old but he's a class act.

            • Brosstan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Lol love that you included Chilwell (0). Savage

              1. TorresMagic™
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • Has Moderation Rights
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 6 days ago

                Benched him so expected 3.

          4. Chucky
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            on -3 from 1 player... need some points from pool game....

            1. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Who had -3 today? Or you count the point hit as well?

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

                hit included.only grealish played

          5. TorresMagic™
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • Has Moderation Rights
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Less than 1 xG for the game.

            1. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Probably because SoT were outside of the box

          6. Puntillimon
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Pool cs, mo haul pls!!!!

          7. Shark Team
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Last season Salah played 3 games up front:
            -Lei(H): Blank
            -Wat(H): 2 goals
            -Wol(H): Blank

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              2 goals tonight then?

            2. UNDERWORLD7
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Past doesn’t equal future

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

            Alex Telles injured?

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

            TAA to punish top 10k tonight... just owned by 25%...

            1. Daniel - Go Granville
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              He has to put you in heaven tonight

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

                😀

            2. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              I’d be hella scared if I didn’t own him that’s for sure

          10. waltzingmatildas
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Would you wc this team?
            Mccarthy button
            TAA James ayling Taylor mitchell
            Sterling Bruno son soucek bissouma
            DCL antonio Kane

            1. Harvey?
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              no

          11. Daniel - Go Granville
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Rodriguez or Rashford? Fixtures become yummy soon for United

            1. Giggs Boson
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Rodriguez for now.

              Wait and see with United. A lot of new signings and I'm not sure how they're all going to fit together just yet. It could be Cavani ST, with Rashford/Martial sharing the LW... We don't know yet.

              Might know more by the WBA game in GW9.

              1. Tinkermania
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 6 days ago

                I very much doubt Cavani nails a place in this team. Fringe player.

              2. Daniel - Go Granville
                • 11 Years
                1 month, 6 days ago

                Well I want him for the WBA game

          12. 1zverGGadeM
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            C'mon Mo (S)alah, score a hatty, you sweet little pharaoh!

          13. Niho992
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            1st in ML had 3 players so far. Bamford, R. James and AWB.

          14. tiger
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            It's 2020...it will be a Jota hat trick, assisted by Gini

            1. Puntillimon
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              Nooo

          15. Salan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            1 month, 6 days ago

            Ajax got 13... Liverpool may get 6 at least...

            1. Old Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 6 days ago

              I do hope that you're wrong (unless TAA gets them all)