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. Rash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 22 days ago

    £5 for a spell or £17.50 or whatever it is for some stats that play a part in choosing wrong option...

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Been using this site and paying years. But no more. Horrible dictatorial bunch.

      1. Whazza
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Bye mate

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          I love you.

          1. Whazza
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            Take me with you, we could never look back!

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 22 days ago

              Jump on. I’m going for the hills. We could sell horse hair out of a shed.

      2. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        It has been undeleted finally.

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Good!

    2. Fred54
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Don't forget the personal e-mail Munday sends with many errors.

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Ahahaha. It’s so true.

  2. EVILFUK
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 22 days ago

    And...the page whizzes on.

    1. HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      This

      1. EVILFUK
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Mistaken identity Hutton DressedasLahm, it was a guy calling himself VanDerVaartsomething, sorry about that.

  3. Jindaljain
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 22 days ago

    It is difficult to score 100points

  4. Lindelol
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 22 days ago

    The ZWD comment is back.

    1. Lindelol
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      well done fellow protestors

  5. Nightcrawler
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 22 days ago

    Lol the post is undeleted

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Yeah because of uproar, and nothing else. Idiots.

      1. EVILFUK
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Gotta keep the people happy, they pay the wages!

    1. Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Let's go

  6. Right In The Stanchion
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 22 days ago

    Was look at a record 175pts + but Klopp spoiled it.

    Thanks Jurgen.

    1. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Haha. Poor you. But no, I feel the same really.

    2. Davros
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      My heart bleeds

    3. Threat Level Midnight
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Link your team liar

      1. Right In The Stanchion
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Brendan you’re ranked 2.5 so get out.

        I’m ranked 100k roughly and doing well. But thanks for your interest.

  7. Niho992
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 22 days ago

    any injuries on warming ??

  8. Drumandbaines123
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Feeling better about Rashford being benched yesterday now that Salah has too...

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Pretty much everyone is going to be on some rotation moving forward with CL starting again and FA Cup.

      2. Neves say Neves
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Doesn't feel great when you've got both!

    • Long ago I drew a walrus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      So the spell is over right? Salah TC locked in next week. Better sell your Spurs defenders

      1. Rupert The Horse
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        What spell? Nothing happened by all accounts.

    • RECKLESS
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Really tempted with Robbo to Mitchell to afford Soucek to Son and have mid of
      Grealish Salah Bruno KDB Son. Can take.upto 4.9mn defender, any like Shaw?
      current def Dias Coufal Justin Dallas Robbo*

      1. Threat Level Midnight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Wait and see tonight first.

    • Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Last time Salah was benched for me he came on scored two and got 3bps... I can dream.

      1. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Same here mate!! Hope it’s 0-0 at half time so he comes on earlier!!! Haha

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      A mod with Salah C/TC wasn’t happy...

      1. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        was trying hard to undo the curse.

    • Bookkeeper
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      can we kill all the ZWD talk. Never heard such crock of s**t

      1. Nightcrawler
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Salah capper spotted

      2. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 22 days ago

        THIS

      3. Lindelol
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        why?

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Not funny, not clever, seemingly taking up half the posts on the board?

          1. Lindelol
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 22 days ago

            everyone else is loving it

          2. Nightcrawler
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 22 days ago

            But 100% success rate

      4. Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        What is going on

        1. Silecro
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          FPL dictatorship, Zambian Witch Doctor comments got deleted..and then undeleted

      5. Mr. O'Connell
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Watched something on This Morning the other day where a woman threw pieces of asparagus at a table to predict future events. She is an asparamancer. I will be using this method to pick my captain and make transfers as of next week.

        1. Baps hunter
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Might work. I tried rolling dice with my team to pick C and 3rd time gave me Stones.

        2. Marvin: Phantom der Nacht
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          I work with a guy who's both a reiki master and a kambo practitioner. These people vote just like you and I.

        3. AC/DC AFC
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          You can wrap it in parma ham afterwards for a light lunchtime snack

        4. EVILFUK
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Aspamancer, brilliant

      6. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Yes, but only after his curse.

    • HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Game now moved to 95% luck
      5% witch doctor

    • as33
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Firmino benched:(

      1. Davros
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Dial up?

        1. EVILFUK
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Hahaha Dial up!!

    • Slitherene
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Martinez ¦ Forster
      Cancelo Maguire Coufal
      KdB* Bruno Rashford Saka
      Jesus Wilson Vardy
      ¦ Soucek Holding Lascelles

      KdB -> Gundogan, for free?

      1. Threat Level Midnight
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Jesus>Anyone

    • potatoace
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      This clearly isn't working. Time to get Salah on.

    • Top Lad Dakes. - WC/TC left
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Anyone else been burnt by Pieters benching? Damn you Charlie Taylor.

      Could’ve stomached a surprise Salah benching given he’ll come on, but probably stuck with Pieters 2pt ceiling this DGW and a dead option now.

      1. Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Yeah but Taylor back isn't a surprise.

    • elwardio
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Anyone know when scoutcast is scheduled this week?

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Guessing Monday.

        1. elwardio
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          Thanks TM

    • SB007
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Karma - salad owners laughing at KDB.

      Step up TAA and Mane.

      126 points and top 100k.

      1. Qaiss
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        This could come back to bite you as well

      2. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Keep us updated

    • Make Arrows Green Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      If this site is now 18+ gamble aware can I swear about the Salah benching?

    • james 101
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Another classic dgw moment.

      Both my cap and striker not playing

      And least I have Robbo starting!

    • Whazza
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      The post was already on twitter, too late to get rid of 😉

    • jimmyabs1987
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Is Salah on yet!? Haha

    • Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Who would be on penalties for Pool with this lineup?

      1. Marvin: Phantom der Nacht
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Fabinho I says.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 22 days ago

          This

      2. Long ago I drew a walrus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Hopefully Robbo

      3. Guru Mediation
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Origi

      4. IRBOX ⚽
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Trent

    • sminkypinky
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Fully expect Burnley to nick a goal and kill my Robbo cleanie followed by Firmino coming on and Mo staying benched.

    • Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Origi close

      1. Guru Mediation
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 22 days ago

        Hahah

    • Guru Mediation
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 22 days ago

      That is hilarious from Origi

    • Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 22 days ago

      Origi not a starter you say . . .