Dugout Discussion

Salah and Firmino benched as Taylor returns for Burnley at Liverpool

The Double Gameweek 19 benching spree continues at Anfield as Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) misses out on Liverpool’s starting XI.

The Egyptian is currently on a run of four blanks since his 16-point haul against Crystal Palace.

However, it must be said that his massive score at Selhurst Park came in the last Premier League match that he was benched for.

Roberto Firmino (£9.3m) finds himself among the substitutes for Liverpool too as Jurgen Klopp opts for a front-three of Sadio Mané (£11.9m), Divock Origi (£5.2m) and Xherdan Shaqiri (£6.4m).

Jordan Henderson (£5.4m) is missing but the Reds are boosted by the return of Joel Matip (£5.4m) at centre-back.

He starts alongside Fabinho (£5.4m) with Andrew Robertson (£7.4m) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.3m) fixed in their usual stations among the back-four.

The big news for Burnley is the comeback from injury for Charlie Taylor (£4.5m) who has been absent since sustaining a muscle problem against Sheffield United in Gameweek 16.

Dwight McNeil (£5.7m) and Robbie Brady (£5.0m) provide the width either side of Chris Wood (£6.2m) and Ashley Barnes (£6.0m) tonight.

Liverpool v Burnley Line-ups

Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Robertson, Matip, Fabinho, Alexander-Arnold; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Wijnaldum, Thiago; Mané, Origi, Shaqiri.

Burnley XI (4-4-2): Pope; C Taylor, Mee, Tarkowski, Lowton; Brady, Westwood, Brownhill, McNeil; Wood, A Barnes.

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1,889 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Please score please score please please please.

  2. MGD
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Give it to wood ffs!

  3. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    My feed must be a wee bit behind

  4. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    shaqiri trying to get a hug off klopp after that performance 😆

    1. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      That was hilarious, made his waist level.

  5. Threat Level Midnight
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    This is pathetic lol

  6. Make Arrows Green Again
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Can't make this up. Classic.

  7. J ⚒ Salah & Vinagre
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Yes Burnley!!!!

  8. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Barnes G Barnes A

    1. Wild Rover
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Could hardly have been better 🙂

  9. fedolefan
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Holy Feck. This is disastrous.

  10. MoSalad
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Resting your best players and now losing, that’s awkward!

  11. Monya Meow Meow
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    There goes the Robbo cleanie

  12. Deulofail
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Pope > Alisson

  13. Cometh The Aouar...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Well I never. Who would have foresaw this??

  14. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Pool def cleanie wiped YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

  15. Rash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    😆 😆 😆

  16. BIG TONES
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Lol

  17. Salarrivederci
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Imagine owning Wood...
    Barnes taking the penalty must hurt more than 2x2

    1. Hybrid.power
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      I've got wood

      1. BeaversWithAttitude
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Teehee.

  18. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    Loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

  19. Shatner's Bassoon
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 24 days ago

    When did Pool last lose at home in the PL? Been a while right?

    1. GROBARI
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Crystal Palace in season 2016/17

    2. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 24 days ago

      Getting used to Robbo CS being wiped by a stupid goal, but it still hurts every time!

    3. GROBARI
        2 months, 24 days ago

        This is what German Lampard deserves
        Congrats for Burnley!

      • Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Chris wood and robbo owner

        1. Salarrivederci
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 24 days ago

          Auch

      • Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Man Utd to win the league!

      • Ragabolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Minamino to save the day lol

      • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Pieters grab a goal, make it 2!!!

      • Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        As an Everton fan this is fantastic. Regardless of Robbo + Mo (c).

        Hahahaha.

      • Neevesy
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Well there goes my cup run. Was reliant on a Robbo clean sheet. LIVERPOOL ARE SHITE.

      • dark91
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Didn't see this coming

      • PLerix
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Fff. Got Wood in because he’s on pens..

      • Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 24 days ago

        Justice for Salah captainers