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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. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Salad scared of shaw 😆

    1. BenDavies
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      How the mighty have fallen

    2. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      never understood the hate on Shaw. He's being slowly getting better since Mourinho came and left

      1. Marvin abides
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 1 day ago

        Is that enough?

        1. Scholes Out Forever
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          8 months, 1 day ago

          I mean, if you want him to be world class, then no. But who expects him to be world class? It's more than enough to be a contributing squad player that is in the starting 11 more often than not

    3. Bandwagondude
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Shaw scared of salad more like

  2. Nightcrawler
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Salah Triple Cappers absolutely Bricking it hahah absolutely love it

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      still about 130 minutes to go... please dont jinx it

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Why would you TC Salah??

      1. Old Bull
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 1 day ago

        Two games at home possibly?

  3. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Mane makes an inaccurate pass to Salah as usual.

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      And gets kicked on the head ; no freekick, no YC

      1. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        8 months, 1 day ago

        Paul Tierney for you

    2. Calculated Risks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Cant remember the last time he fed Salah well...

    3. Gobigorgohome
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      he does it intentionaly

  4. Flair
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Memories of Ashley Young keeping Salah in his pocket being revisited here

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      United legend

  5. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Salah in Shaw pocket lol

    1. Milkman Bruno
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Beside the Twix and Mars bars

    2. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Double team TAA MIA

  6. Scots Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    This GW is looking more and more like a letdown with every game

  7. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Bruno sighting

  8. 4Rsenal_1886
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Would take a 0-0 here, Salah (C) brace vs Burnley will do

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Burnley aren't bad at Anfield recently

      1. La Roja
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 1 day ago

        But Burnley are bad recently

  9. Eat my goal!
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Bruno tired!

  10. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Can people just relax.... literally so many games left. You'd think everyone has the patience of a poodle nowadays

    1. Egg noodle
      • 11 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      You can't say that. Poodles have feelings too, you know.

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        8 months, 1 day ago

        yum egg noodles

  11. Gobigorgohome
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    that block from Fabinho

  12. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Paul Tierney has booked Bruno 4 times in 4 games. Surely has to book him in this one.

    1. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Surely not.

      Aha! Paradox!

  13. Traction Engine Foot
    • 3 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Rashford breaking his offside records

    1. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Feel sorry for the linesman, he’ll barely be able to hold his fork to eat his dinner later his arm will be knackered

  14. Milkman Bruno
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Well done Shaw!

  15. SHOOTER MCGINN
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    0-0 good for FPL. 1-1 good for Fanteam. Give me the money and some goalsssss

  16. Bushwhacker
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Where is the YC for Maguire?!?!?! Holding Mane professional foul - ridiculous

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Paul Tierney.

      1. Deulofail
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        8 months, 1 day ago

        In his playing days, he had a penchant for a long shots.

        They called him Ball Tier 3!

  17. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Says it all this GW when 0.7% owned Matheus Pereira is going to end up being the highest scoring player

    1. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      literally not even half of the games have finished

      1. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        8 months, 1 day ago

        I can just see him getting a 89th minute penalty to bust the West Ham CS next match
        At least this guy got the right call! https://fantasy.premierleague.com/entry/1798/event/19

    2. Party time
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Kevin De Bruyne

  18. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Salah seems to be just a bit off pace, don't even have te confidence to go on left foot and curl the ball.

  19. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Not happening is it.

    1.0 or 1.1?

    1. Pukki Party
      • 4 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      -

    2. Deulofail
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      I prefer integers

  20. thegaffer82
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    This game was the reason why I shied away from captaining Salah or Bruno. Was always more likely to be a tight one than a goal fest.

    Both have a nice 2nd fixture, and the rest of this game of course, to get some points on the board. I wouldn’t be too down on myself if I’d captained Salah (or Bruno)

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 2 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      United park the bus every week, goal fests never likely

  21. sminkypinky
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    First decent Robbo cross

  22. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Firmino wtf

  23. FantasyHero
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Let's go robbo!!
    1 goal and game can end 1-0

  24. have you seen cyan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    people who didnt realise it was a double and captained Kane, get the last laugh

    1. Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      He niavely declares on the second day of the season

  25. Ginkapo FPL
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Some colour blind people cant tell the difference between teams here. Luckily they arent missing much

  26. Jersey Boy
    • 2 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Trent still not at his best of course but looks a whole lot better than he has done

  27. Patio Kev
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Phew - Martial made 60 for the extra point

    1. The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      8 months, 1 day ago

      Haha, thinking the same thing. He’s a transfer waiting to happen but until then I just want my 2 pointers

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        8 months, 1 day ago

        Back to the small points in mighty DGW!!

  28. Steve McCroskey
    • 8 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    My prediction; Salah will blank here but score some points against Burnley, which will be more than KDB as he will be rested in one of his 2 games

  29. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    8 months, 1 day ago

    All these hate on Salah made me think that he's higher owned than Bruno.

  30. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    8 months, 1 day ago

    Cavani ON
    Tony Gloves OFF