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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. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 25 days ago

    Trent lucky not to be booked

    1. ivantys
        2 months, 25 days ago

        It's fine, that foul made him have no bonus

    2. ZLNR
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 25 days ago

      Cancelo is my VC... But I was confident haha

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

        I told some people here that Pep will make changes in that wb role in order to assist the attack & Cancelo is not nailed

    3. gogs67
        2 months, 25 days ago

        Nice return from AWB!

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

        KDB(C) - Check
        Stones - Check
        Cancelo - X

        Still better value over Dias imo.

        1. THFC4LIFE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Dias goal incoming

        2. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          City's fixtures are good for a while, so he'll still get plenty of points. Hopefully plays vs Villa

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

        TRASH

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

        Liverpool - United, biggest game in English football they said...

        Just got up, what did I miss ?

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

          huge performance from United defenders and Alisson

          1. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 25 days ago

            United are horrid to watch. Alladyce mk2

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

              fake news. more shots on target than the 'glorious' champions

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

          Bruno’s highlight was throwing a whinge after being subbed. Says a lot really

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

            not his free kick inches wide, or 5 yard shot miraculously saved by the world's second best keeper?

          2. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            He was Allison’s instep away from winning that game...

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

        Salah captain fail.

        Should have gone with KDB.

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

          Same, I was worried about a KDB rest, forgetting Liverpool have forgotten how to attack

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

          Not a fail yet.

        3. No Professionals
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Going in to a home game with Burnley starting on 6 points, that’s not so bad.

      • ivantys
          2 months, 25 days ago

          Robbo and TAA out of bap, love to see that.

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

          If ever there was a player that deserved an FPL clean sheet and bonus points then it’s Fabinho, what a performance.

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

          Trent kicks Shaw - no yellow. Rashford wins the ball - foul and booked

          1. Bushwhacker
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Not watching then?

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

          Why do people own a SGW player Cancelo when Stones and Dias are nailed for both games?

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

            Brave words when Pep is involved...

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

              Laporte and Ake injured

          2. Patio Kev
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Maybe people already owned Cancelo and there is a limit as to how many -4’s are reasonable.

          3. ivantys
              2 months, 25 days ago

              They think that he's higher upside when he has just 1 assist this season.

            • Deulofail
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Perhaps they aren't on a FH?

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

              Fun

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

              He is fun to watch for owners.

              Also might want to wait until GW is over before getting too cocky smurf...

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

            Slab head steals 1 bap!

          5. Do I Not Like Orange
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 25 days ago

            Pool garbage.

          6. jammie26
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Good to see Cancelo benched

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

              Maguire nowhere near the ball.
              FPL: give that man some +bps

            • pundit of punts
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 25 days ago

              Got Alisson in on FH

              10 pointer

              Get innnnnnnn 😀

              1. Nice to Finally Michu
                • 7 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Well done wow

              2. Milkman Bruno
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Nice one! He saved Liverpool today

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

                Salah 3 pointer. Captain success at last!

                No 1 or 2 pointer for me, haha!

                1. Lev Yashin
                  • 8 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Progress

              4. Collie01
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Rash from Rash

              5. Gazwaz80
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Alison gets max bapse...

              6. No Professionals
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Someone needs to understand the concept of time to Liverpool players.

                Set piece, times up, play it short.

                Slow clap.

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

                18 points banked from that. Reasonably happy.

                1. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
                  • 4 Years
                  2 months, 25 days ago

                  Likewise 🙂

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

                  “Reasonably”. Bugger off

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

                    TC

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

                Sold Robbo this week. Enabled Antonio in but still, ouch

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

                I sense KDB 4 goals

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

                  I hope so. Stones involved and Cancelo off the bench 🙂

              10. Bushwhacker
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 25 days ago

                United are a horrible team

              11. CROYDON DE BRUYNE
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Feel it always finishes 0-0, NLD far superior in terms of entertainment!

              12. SADIO SANÉ
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Foden haul from the bench incoming

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

                  Nice!!

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

                Don't own any Man Utd defenders, but they deserve the bps, IMO. Very strong defensive performance.

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

                  Did a job.

              14. DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Need KDB to haul now.

              15. Lev Yashin
                • 8 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                Holy hell, that was painful to watch.

              16. FantasyHero
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 25 days ago

                That 7 goal thriller by pool really tricked ppl (including me) in getting pool assets.
                Ofc i didnt have salah for that game lol