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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. JONALDINHO
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Salah misses sitter

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

      He was offside

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

      Miles offside too

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

        Miles who?

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

    can't believe it!
    They gave us a goal!
    GET INNN

  3. Ha.
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Firmino not to be outdone by Bamford

  4. Hattrick Harry
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 2 days ago

    Kane -> Firmino done, the GOAT coming to team

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

    To do well at FPL this season , do you have to be bad at FPL?

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

    Salah massive captain fail... Season over

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

      Absolutely. I captained Kane, however, so my season continues

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

      Yawn.

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

    If this continues Salah will be reclassified next year

    1. Taking the Mkhitaryan
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      As a donkey

  8. NULL-X-VOID
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 2 days ago

    how's that a mane assist?

    If a goal is scored on a pen rebound, then does the pen taker gets the assist?

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

      Yes...

    2. Fred54
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Fantasy assist innit.

      1. Kellz86
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        But let us never forget the double ricochet off two defenders Sanchez assist when he was at Utd

    3. Kellz86
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      For FPL that’s an assist

    4. ivantys
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Scoring on rebounds has always been assists

      • Zim0
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        I think so yes 😛

      • TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Rules have been the same for years.

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

        Rookie alert?

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

          Smiles were not shown somehow 🙂 😉 🙂 test test test

        2. NULL-X-VOID
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          yeah, I never remember the specifics. Haven't been consistent for a entire season because of work and studies lol

      • Tinkermania
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        With a 6 next to your name you ought to know how assists are give.

        1. NULL-X-VOID
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          well I haven't been consistent ever, because of you know, a life.

          1. Tinkermania
            • 1 Year
            1 month, 2 days ago

            We have lives 2 but this a basic rule. You are the only one questioning it!

            1. NULL-X-VOID
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              I just didn't know, bruv. Now I do, no sense in badgering me about not knowing when I was asking about it, is there?

              1. Tinkermania
                • 1 Year
                1 month, 2 days ago

                No worries. And it's minus one for a yellow card.

                1. NULL-X-VOID
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Thanks bruv, appreciate the additional knowledge as well.

      • PlumaPiedra
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Yes, unless the player who misses the pen is also the one who scores the rebound.

      • Alonso The Great Midfielder
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        fpl assists ofcourse

    5. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 2 days ago

      MANE YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

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

        Keep your hair on.

        1. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Not a chance

      2. brianutd-why always we? 20
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Only 3 pts relax

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

          Its his captain so 6 for him

        2. Flair
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 2 days ago

          3 points of perfection

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

            Captain too?

            1. Flair
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Yeah, Mane (C)

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

                I pray he gets more with assists and goals with Robertson involved directly. Just as long as Salah blanks

                1. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  You and me both

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

      ".. as the feeling went around Anfield.." Lol, there's nobody there!

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

        Anfield is still there though...

    7. Ibralicious
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Salah simply trolling now

      1. Fred54
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Yeah DMed me a picture of Bamford's shirt.

    8. The Train Driver
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Focusing on UCL instead, 144th in the world, will probably be around 5m in FPL after this gw....

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

        Well done mate! I'm at a non impressive 300k...

    9. Flair
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 2 days ago

      Why couldn't Mane score that ffs

    10. PocketZola
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      pulisic to zaha?

    11. Spoox777
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 2 days ago

      I had KdB from GW1. Transferred him out for Sterling when he got injured. Would you...

      A) Keep Sterling, but no money ITB so if KdB rises in price, i can't get him without making another change?

      B) Sterling > KdB now?

      I want one City player in my team. Other MID's are Salah, Fernandes, Son, Bissouma

      Thank you

      1. ivantys
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Just keep Sterling. KDB will set up Sterling anyway.

        • Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Just hold I think, not worth burning a transfer for

      2. Royal5
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Firmino and Berge scoring. Crazy season.

      3. Tony Martial
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 2 days ago

        Massive Salah captain fail can’t believe I captained him over Kane...

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

          Yawn.

      4. ivantys
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Firmino due a goal

        • JOELIO8701
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Firmino essential?

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

            Only for a hit

        • villa_til_i_die
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Double figures!, whoo whoo!

        • Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 2 days ago

          Jota just not there yet. Brave choice by Klopp, not working.

          1. ivantys
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Poor man's salah

            • Alonso The Great Midfielder
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              jota will be suit on left handside

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

              He's a great player... playing in Mané's position!

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

            Robbo Salah combo almost

            1. Royal5
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Not really

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

              Eh ball didn't reach Salah

          3. Pep Roulette
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            From hoping for a Salah hat trick to begging for a Salah goal. 45 minutes of football.

          4. Drizz ✅
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            Not watching the game how is Salah C looking? Should i be worried?

            I have Kane C but my head to head has Salah

            1. NULL-X-VOID
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Looking underwhelming. Kane C might be a great choice in hindsight

            2. The_Fish
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              I’m worried with Salah C. Hope it opens up 2nd half.

            3. baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              You have lost it. Hattie soon.

          5. Giggs Boson
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 2 days ago

            If there are no injuries in the European games, Trent is definitely leaving my team.

            I had hoped this new role he has was temporary but it's showing no signs of changing. Can't have a defensive FB in my team for 7.4m.

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

              I'm looking at Chilwell

              1. fr3d
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Stop staring

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

                  Is this a warning ?
                  😛

              2. Giggs Boson
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Good option.

                I need to restructure my plan for the coming weeks and see how much money I have for that defensive spot...

                I might go Kilman or Masuaku, then spend the money on Bruno in a couple of weeks... depends how it all maps out. Got a week to think, and plenty of games to monitor...

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

              Starting to think the same but giving it a few more weeks

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

                Partly because I don’t really need the funds elsewhere

            3. Noah’s Ark
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Yeah same

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

            1) Mcdonalds or KFC?
            2) Pizza Hut or Dominoes?

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

              All 4

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

                Haha well you're not wrong 😛

            2. Drizz ✅
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              Nandos

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

                Yes my friend yes. U win!

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

              With 2 you can get a medium pizza for a fiver on the app

            4. KICKandRUSH
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              First KFC, then go to Pizza Hut and Dominoes followed by a smooth milkshake from Ronald.

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

                Done 😆

            5. NULL-X-VOID
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              KFC and Dominos. It differs from country to country tho

            6. Over The Mounié
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              1) KFC
              2) Domino's

            7. liverpool01
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              KFC, Papa John's

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

              1) KFC
              2) Pizza Hut

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

              Don't like junk food

          7. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 2 days ago

            So Sheffield United letting in plenty of crosses, Mane taking advantage with his heading ability with TAA cross... nice to see the stats work out, never really used them before!

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

              Yep going well with no goals or assists for either

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Mane assist my dude

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

                I stand corrected, great research and selection !

                1. Flair
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  Appreciate it.

            2. TorresMagic™
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • Has Moderation Rights
              • 11 Years
              1 month, 2 days ago

              For the goal?

              1. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Yeah, noticed Sheffield United were weaker on the right side and also let in lots of crosses. Not sure whether the former mattered but the latter definitely did.

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

            SEASON OVER

          9. stxrty
              1 month, 2 days ago

              21 pts from 7 so far. (TAA/Salah currently playing)

              Like most, Son, Kane (c), DCL and Maupey left. Big day tomorrow.

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

                I’m currently on 7 from 5 so..... ye....

              2. Ha.
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Bigger day Monday

                1. stxrty
                    1 month, 2 days ago

                    Ha, didn't know the Spurs game was MNF.

              3. Flair
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                1 month, 2 days ago

                Klopp needs to drop the 4-2-3-1, I have no idea what Jota is doing. Bring on Thiago

                1. Danno - Emre Canada
                  • 5 Years
                  1 month, 2 days ago

                  From where? His sofa?