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. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    With all these premiums failing it’s time...

    Welcome Aubemayang

  2. Stupendous
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    ML rival has Pope on BB and I have Salah

    Couldn't make it up

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Same

    2. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Same

  3. Brosstan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Flopp EXPOSED by the likes of Dyche and Bruce 😆

  4. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Salah to Auba?

  5. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Pool def owners in the mud.

    1. Forza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Robbo's matching Cancelo, I'll take that plus an extra FT.

  6. Little Red Lacazette
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    When was the last time LIV scored a goal?

    1. tambourineman
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      It was years ago

    2. fedolefan
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      2020

  7. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Holy trinity went well this week

    Blank, injured and benched

  8. Herman Toothrot
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Schmickles!

  9. Camino Aleatorio
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Not over yet people.

    Pool Magic

  10. Don Kloppeone
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Suddenly every poster on here’s a United or City fan.

    68 fudging game streak without a loss. Burnley. Come on you eejits

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Love me some Pool fans when they're losing 😀

  11. BenDavies
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    I think I'm about to burst into tears, I can't believe Wood didn't take the penalty. I got Wood in specifically because he took penalties for Burnley. Barnes has stolen my dreams from me. When Burnley got the penalty I was in dreamland, now I'm living a nightmare.

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Oh....dear

    2. Brosstan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I see its catching on

    3. A Kun & Mateta
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Me too re Wood, sick I didn't swap to Antonio.

    4. MGD
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      I did exactly this. Would have been awesome with that winning goal for Wood......

  12. Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Salah doesn't want to shoot

  13. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Firmino is trash

    1. Silecro
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      virtual fpl god

  14. Sir Alex Telles.
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    A fecker on my mimi league has triple Burnley def including pope.

  15. Hazz
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Just 1 Robbo goal please.

  16. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Need Pieters G and Salah assisting Pope OG

  17. Homer21
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Nothing to see here.....

  18. thegaffer82
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Something off with Salah’s body language imo.
    It does make you wonder if he’s had a fall out with Klopp or somebody, or if he’s had his head turned by Madrid.

    1. GGMU
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      he wants out

    2. Nightcrawler
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Witch doctor

    3. Camino Aleatorio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      What is madrid going to do with Hazard when Salah arrives?

      Or does it matter, he's always hurt.

      1. thegaffer82
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        They play opposite sides. He could play play them both

    4. GreennRed
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Shouldn't need a sign from Trent to drop right. Not good.

    5. Rash
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Maybe klopp not happy he didn't get an invite to that wedding he attended.

  19. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    What ever happened to Trent? He was gold last season

    1. tambourineman
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Suffering from long covid

    2. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      One season wonder

  20. jason_ni
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Omg.. that was so close!

  21. FFS Ultras are for Kinnear
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Imagine going into this DGW without Salah, Bruno and KDB

    1. Baps hunter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Result was only 122 pts 🙁

  22. Henning
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Guess i stick with My plan to get Dias/Cancelo in for Taa.
    Dias or Cancelo?

  23. Sterling Malory
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Very tempted to wildcard this now.

    Martinez
    Chilwell Cresswell Dallas
    Salah KDB Son Rashford Soucek
    Vardy Bamford

    Vardy Rash and Salah have let me down massively.

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Madness. Couple of transfers maybe

      1. Sterling Malory
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        Any suggestions Kiwi?

        Bench is KWP, Mitchell and Davis 0.0itb

        Salah out for Bruno?

  24. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Liverpool awful

  25. Pep Roulette
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    All hail the Zambian witch doctor!

    1. Lord.
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 7 days ago

      Where will his gaze fall next?

      1. Brosstan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 7 days ago

        He said Son, but its not confirmed yet

  26. Lord.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Burnley pressing for a 2nd

  27. The Yorkshire Pirlo
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Team full of double gwkers and TC and can’t even hit 100 points. Pathetic.

  28. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Bench one (honest question):

    A) Robbo
    B) Dier
    C) Soucek

  29. Deulofail
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Gahhh that would have been perfect as a Trent owner. Pefect enough for me anyway

  30. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 7 days ago

    Burnley not done, they want a second