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Shaqiri starts in attacking Liverpool line-up to face Manchester United

Xherdan Shaqiri (£6.4m) has made a surprise return to the Liverpool line-up in their top of the table clash with Manchester United in Double Gameweek 19.

Fantasy Premier League (FPL) managers using their Triple Captain chip on Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) will hope the Egyptian can return to his best form, after blanking in the last three games.

Jurgen Klopp has stuck with a 4-3-3 formation, playing Roberto Firmino (£9.3m) in his customary false nine role, flanked by Salah and Sadio Mane (£11.9m).

Their midfield has an attacking look, with Gini Wijnaldum (£5.3m) alongside Thiago (£5.7m) and Shaqiri.

Andy Robertson (£7.4m) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.3m) line up at full-back, with the makeshift centre-half pairing of Jordan Henderson (£5.4m) and Fabinho (£5.4m).

Alisson (£5.9m) will be hoping to keep only his fifth clean sheet of the season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has again named a side containing Paul Pogba (£7.7m) and Bruno Fernandes (£11.3m), as he attempts to oust Liverpool from the top of the Premier League.

Anthony Martial (£8.8m) has returned from injury to lead the line for the Red Devils.

Marcus Rashford (£9.6m) lines up opposite Pogba on the right-hand side of the attack, with Fernandes in his customary number ten role.

Scott McTominay (£4.9m) and Fred (£5.3m) make up a battling midfield for Man United.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (£5.4m) and Luke Shaw (£4.8m) start at full-back, with Victor Lindelof (£4.8m) returning to the side alongside Harry Maguire (£5.4m) in the centre of defence.

David De Gea (£5.3m) continues to be selected ahead of Dean Henderson (£5.2m) in goal.

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Henderson, Fabinho, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Thiago, Shaqiri; Salah, Mane, Firmino

De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Shaw; Fred, McTominay; Rashford, Fernandes, Pogba; Martial

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1,646 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    City lineup: XI | Ederson, Walker, Dias, Stones, Zinchenko, Fernandinho (C), Gundogan, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Sterling, Jesus

    SUBS | Steffen, Rodrigo, Torres, Mendy, Mahrez, Cancelo, Foden, Delap, Doyle

    1. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Piss

    2. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Dias over Cancelo was wise then.

    3. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      CancelNo

    4. Lazaretti
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Pep captained Fernandinho. At least not TC.

    5. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo Foden benched as expected

      1. FPL.team
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        I love these nonse "as expected" posts on every teamsheet.

        1. FPL.team
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          nonsense*

  2. Bring the Cavalry
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    KDB STARTS

    1. Bring the Cavalry
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo benched

  3. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    No cancelo

    1. Deulofail
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      ...in the XI

    2. Im New Here
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Goddammit

    3. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      ⚽ Team News 📰
      MAN CITY : Ederson, Walker, Dias, Stones, Zinchenko, De Bruyne, Fernandinho, Gundogan, Sterling, Silva, Jesus.
      Subs: Steffen, Rodri, Torres, Mendy, Mahrez, Cancelo, Foden, Delap, Doyle.

      C PALACE : Guaita, Ward, Tomkins, Cahill, Mitchell, McArthur, McCarthy, Milivojevic, Townsend, Eze, Ayew.
      Subs: Butland, Van Aanholt, Dann, Clyne, Benteke, Batshuayi, Riedewald.

      1. Forever In Our Shadow
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cheers Pep

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Wipe that CS Ayew

      3. GOTHAM City F.C.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Sterlin(g)

    4. Salarrivederci
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo benched

    5. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo benched booooo

    6. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      How’s those Tc’s on Salah going?

    7. ivantys
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Bruno CS locked

      • tambourineman
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cancelo and Foden benched

        1. thegaffer82
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Ah well. Had a big run of consecutive starts & he’ll be back next game

      • Royal5
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Macheda coming on

      • The Senate
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        STILL no YC for Thiago?

      • AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        No Foden

      • sminkypinky
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        0-0 with tc Mo, Robbo and Bruno wouldn’t actually be all that bad.

      • Fred54
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Canceo benched.

      • Salarrivederci
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Foden benched

      • DAZZ
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Yessssss cancelo benched

        1. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Seriously?

      • COK3Y5MURF
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cancelo benched as I said

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          All hail the lord

        2. Danno - Emre Canada
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          As I said hahahaahah

      • Herman Toothrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        No Foden or Cancello

      • brianutd-why always we? 20
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        No Zaha

      • UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Ouch Cancelo owners

      • Party time
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cancelo benched as expected

      • Bielsa's Blue Bucket
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cancelo benched

      • Kaneyonero
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cancelo Fook, bald fraud at it again

      • Eric the King
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Damn it pep

      • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        No Cancelo, get in the bin.

        Ditched Robbo for him as a funding move for Antonio as well. Ffs

      • Little Red Lacazette
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Dias & Stones.

        Yesssss!

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Indeed! Get in!

      • Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Cancelo and Foden are SGW players 🙁

      • Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        KdB wOnT sTaRt

      • Reeker
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Phew not doing James to Cancelo for a hit unpunished

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 25 days ago

        CANCELO BENCHED LOL

        1. Bielsa's Blue Bucket
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Absolutely pathetic excuse for a human being

          1. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Bit of an exaggeration pal lmaooo

        2. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          What enjoyment do you actually get out of that?

          1. Sterling Malory
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Pretty enjoyable to be fair

          2. Flair
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Just that I free hitted him out.