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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. FDMS All Starz
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Anyone have any score predictions for the Monday/Tuesday matches?

    ARS - NEW
    WHU - WBA
    LEI - CHE

    1. Ha.
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      1-0
      2-0
      1-1

    2. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      0-0
      1-0
      0-0

    3. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      2-1
      1-1
      2-2

    4. FALSE PROFIT
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      2 0
      2 0
      2 0

    5. Deulofail
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      5-1
      3-1
      0-0

    6. Gudjohnsen
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      3-1
      2-1
      1-1

    7. Milkman Bruno
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I don’t care I just want a Soucek goal from a Cresswell assist and a Party

      • the snazzy viking
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        0-1
        1-2
        1-3

      • Flair
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 11 days ago

        1-0
        2-0
        2-2

    8. Galza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      1-0
      2-1
      2-2

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        ^

    9. hullcityfan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Salah captain fail but at least I chickened out of Cancelo(c)

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Is it a fail when he still has a game to play?

    10. Jon Walter's Hatty
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Relax Salah TCers already 6 points more than Mane got last year. Kdb could do an ankle ... its that sort of chip

      1. Galza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Hush ur mouth..! 🙂

    11. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Half season passed and Salah still hasn't delivered for me. Apologies to everyone who gave him the armband.

      Totally my fault. Captaining player in decline instead of bullet proof Belgian

      1. Gudjohnsen
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Same

      2. Lord.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        He’s scored heavily. Just not lately.

      3. GreennRed
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Belgian has plenty of bullets but not finding enough targets just yet.

    12. Don Kloppeone
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Almost guaranteed KDB haul.

      All other captain picks failing and a game they have to win.

      I will be behind a HUGE sofa!!

      (Stones and Dias owner)

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Yeah he will get at least 16 pts . It's so obvious in hindsight

        1. Cilly Bonnolly
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Most things are.

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

        You must be an optimist. Tonight I expect KDB will probably be scoring somewhere between 2 and 6, inclusive.

        1. Don Kloppeone
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          I don’t have him so desperately playing my double bluff card!

    13. Pukkipartyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Ppl sooo shortsighted with Cancelo. Like there is not next game or the best fixtures etc. Pep will rotate and we all know this. Scared non owners just braggin that they knew this benching haha.

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

        Probably a good time to get him in now he’s had his rest.

      2. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        It's still points lost, which isn't necessrily the case in a SGW 🙂

      3. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Cue City to concede in 5 minutes

    14. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Justice for Cancelo owners

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        why?

        1. Daniel - WC Active
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          He should have hauled 10 times till now

        2. Deulofail
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          I guess he means that he wants justice

    15. DA Minnion
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Scout picks really raking in the points.

    16. sully29
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Couldn't care less about Cancelo being benched. He's in for the long haul.

      1. Cruyff Turn
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        This. I knew the risks, I've enjoyed the returns.

      2. St Pauli Walnuts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        He's in for the long haul for me too but I could still care, especially with Stones hauling. He's had a rest now so should be good to start for a while. Unfortunately it will probably be LB where he isn't quite as effective/

    17. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      LiveFPL not showing KDB haul yet, is it down?

      1. Daniel - WC Active
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Has to be a bug.

    18. Firminoooo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Love the What if app. If KdB(C) gets 50x2 points I’m inside 100k OR.

    19. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Hoping Dias repeats Portugal performance with goal and CS to rescue game week a bit

    20. Daniel - WC Active
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Rashford owners on a scale from 1 to 10 how painful was that yellow at the end ?

      1. Jon Walter's Hatty
        • 7 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Its one point. Not like he was getting any sort of bonus to lose

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

        -1

      3. Niho992
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        It s 1 bloody point

      4. Lord.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Probably the same as when anyone else get booked. Now if had been Bruno....

      5. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Glad it wasn't Bruno 🙂

    21. Niho992
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Terrible GW so far. 29 bloody points

      1. Scots Gooner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Same here. With bench boost 8 O

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

        31 -4

      3. seanie3
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 9 days ago

        because you are a novice or what I like to call a newbie.. plenty of experience and you will pick it up young boy

    22. Party time
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Kdb(C) Let’s feast!!!

    23. yalala
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I've got 4 pot noodles and Tesco box wine

      Ready for TC Kdb and Stones to boss it

      1. St Pauli Walnuts
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        No frills

    24. JIMMY764
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Need a big city performance here otherwise I’m in trouble this gw.

    25. mojoindojo
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Looks like I got lucky with Mount over Foden and Dias over Cancelo.

      1. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        With Dias you showed good judgement. Pep will not change a central pair playing so well. Full/wing backs will be rotated more. Foden is different matter - just the occasional rotatation.

    26. londontom
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      TC Sterling let's goooo!

      1. Cruyff Turn
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Wow... ballsy.

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

        Good luck!

    27. Traction Engine Foot
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Wish I hadn't chickened out of McCarthy to Ederson for a hit

    28. Mr. O'Connell
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      1 assist from my last 7 captains. Think I'm moving towards random number generator territory to pick one.

    29. Iceball
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Only Dias and Stones from the game, ouch

      1. jimmyabs1987
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I have Cancelo and foden

    30. jimmyabs1987
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Definitely should have not kept Salah over KDB

    31. Das Boot
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Lets go City, Clean sheet and The Ginger Biscuit to score a double.

    32. Baines on Toast...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Delighted KDB is back in midfield. He can assist people who score one on ones rather than missing them himself.

    33. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      It's looking more like a BB game week for those not locked on Leeds v Southampton

    34. Little Red Lacazette
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Lol.

      C.Taylor -> Stones paid off.

    35. Old Bull
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Salah TC already better than my Sane 3pts effort. Doesn’t feel like a fail when I’ve experienced that.

      1. Colonel Shoe 肝池
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        That's the spirit