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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. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    United got the draw they came for.

    Glory gl no

  2. sunzip14
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Need DDG on bps

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

    Well no Zaha ain’t going to help getting rid of City’s CS I guess a KDB TC gets 3 CS points if happens

  4. Hotdogs for Tea
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Cancelo has played a lot of games recently ... not surprised he gets a rest

    1. mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      He's also not nailed and never has been

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

        This

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

        This

  5. Nomar
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Salah gas to haul against Burnley, right?. Surely cant blank 5 games in a row, right?

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

      ask the witches

    2. Bobby Digital
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Zambian witch-doctor disagrees

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

    Need a nice Cancelo cameo and goal

  7. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Cancelo gtfo of my team you sorry excuse for a man

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

    Top of the league

  9. Kaneyonero
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    As a KDB owner, I still want man city cs wiped

  10. yousunkmybattleship
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    What a zzzzzzzzzzz game

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

    Just to re-affirm that Pep is indeed a complete fraud. These were his comments on Foden after the Brighton win: "today he is playing good so maybe one day he is going to rest but right now he deserves to play"

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

      Whenever he praises someone there is a risk of a benching

  12. Oggle22
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Brought in mahrez after his haul blanked then benched

    Brought in gundagon after his haul blanked for weeks

    Brought in foden for the double yep benched!

    1. Benjustjamin
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      you did it to yourself

  13. Releasebreaks
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Just here to check Cancelo bench comments, i bet everyone knew what pep roulette works.

  14. BDA Shadow
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    3/3 City players has to be the highlight of my day. Weird.

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

      Pep roulette is a game in itself

  15. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Time to get Cancelo in then. Gets his rest today and in the FA Cup hopefully.

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

    Salah no goals in 4

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

      4 goals against Burnley, though

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

        Doubt

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

        Won’t ever happen

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

      Atrocious, I’ll be selling for Kane

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

      Guaranteed a hatty in the second DGW game then

  17. TimoTime
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Haven't seen it enough yet so yeah...

    Salah TC fail 😉

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

    Fair play to the users pointing out City's tough schedule and predicting a Cancelo benching. Think it was the user with a Hollywood grav

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Yeah what a genius to point out City will rotate their full backs

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

      It’s not a surprise is it, no CB coverage but fullbacks back

  19. Old Bull
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    If only Spurs had been in the DGW

  20. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Cancelo only gets rests in easy games during high congestion.

    Like today.

    I sodding told you so

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

    2 goals for stones, a Dias assist, and KDB haul! Come on!

    1. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Just a clean sheet does me.

  22. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Shaw gets fouled and gets 3 bps?

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

      Yeah that's the English player effect.

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

    I’m not even that bothered about the Cancelo benching in the grand scheme of things. He’ll be back for next game & he’s still a great option going forward.

    Bit cringy all these LOL posts lads. Give yer heads a wobble!

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

      I'm a bad person, Cancelo to come off the bench and double digit haul hopefully 🙂

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

      This

  24. ivantys
      2 months, 25 days ago

      How is that not a yellow card?

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

        Because Trent plays for Liverpool

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

      Cancelo likely to come on the 80th minute and score 2 goals 🙂

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

        😆

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

      United through on goal and the ref pulls it back for a Liverpool foul?

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

      Cancelo has been quite shite to own tbh

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

      Rash YC

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Rash YC

    • mojoindojo
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Good thing I switched Cancelo and Foden to Dias and Stones in my WC.

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

        You won’t be saying that when Cancelo gets attacking returns in the coming weeks