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Alisson missing for Liverpool as heavily-backed captain Salah starts

Liverpool are without their first-choice goalkeeper for their Gameweek 22 meeting with Brighton.

Alisson (£5.9m) misses the Wednesday-night encounter with an illness, as reported by the Reds before kick-off.

That makes for a second Premier League start of the season for Caoimhin Kelleher (£4.5m) with Adrian (£4.2m) named on the bench.

With Sadio Mané (£11.9m) still on the sidelines, Mohamed Salah‘s (£12.6m) start in Liverpool’s front-line could see him drift into a more central role with Roberto Firmino (£9.5m) with Xherdan Shaqiri (£6.4m) earning his fourth start in the last five league games.

None of Liverpool’s new centre-backs make it into the starting XI just yet, leaving Jurgen Klopp to pair Jordan Henderson (£5.4m) with Nathaniel Phillips (£4.0m) once again – although Ben Davies (£5.0m) is on the bench tonight.

Joël Veltman (£4.3m) is the latest defensive absentee for Brighton, who are forced to deploy Ben White (£4.4m) as a right wing-back with Tariq Lamptey (£4.6m) also on the sidelines.

Dan Burn (£4.2m) and Adam Webster (£4.4m) join Lewis Dunk (£4.8m) in the back-three while Steven Alzate (£4.3m), Yves Bissouma (£4.4m) and Pascal Groß (£5.8m) are the central midfield trio.

West Ham have shuffled the pack for their visit to Aston Villa with Jarrod Bowen (£6.2m) dropping to the bench as Jesse Lingard (£5.9m) makes his debut for the Hammers.

Ryan Fredericks (£4.2m) comes into the side but not at the expense of Vladimir Coufal (£4.7m), suggesting he is joining Lingard and Saïd Benrahma (£6.0m) in an attacking midfield role behind Michail Antonio (£6.6m), who has registered attacking returns in three of his last four matches.

Aston Villa are almost exactly as they were, with the exception of Anwar El Ghazi (£5.6m) coming in for Bertrand Traoré (£5.9m).

Leeds and Everton are already in Gameweek 22, their game kicking off at 19:30 BST.

Gameweek 22 Starting Line-ups

Aston Villa XI: Martínez; Targett, Mings, Konsa, Cash; D Luiz, McGinn; Grealish, Barkley, El Ghazi; Watkins.

West Ham United XI: Fabianski; Cresswell, Ogbonna, Dawson, Coufal; Lingard, Soucek, Rice, Fredericks; Benrahma; Antonio.

Liverpool XI: Kelleher; Robertson, J Henderson, N Phillips, Alexander-Arnold; Thiago, Milner, Wijnaldum; Shaqiri, Firmino, Salah.

Brighton and Hove Albion XI: R Sanchez; Webster, Dunk, Burn; March, Alzate, Bissouma, Groß, White; Trossard, Maupay.

Leeds United XI: Meslier; Alioski, Cooper, Struijk, Ayling; K Phillips; Harrison, Dallas, Klich, Raphinha; Bamford.

Everton XI: Olsen; Digne, Godfrey, Mina, Holgate; A Gomes, Doucouré; Richarlison, Sigurdsson, Iwobi; Calvert-Lewin.

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1,813 Comments Post a Comment
  1. wulfrunian
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 9 days ago

    Justin is my worst nightmare.I can't stand it anymore.

    1. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 11 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      if he's your worst nightmare your life must be alright

      1. wulfrunian
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        It's ok when i am drunk.

        1. Leif Erikson-Formerly of La…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Bleak XD

    2. djman102
      • 12 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Looking at bringing him in finally to put an end to his hauls

    3. Sid1891
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      I couldn’t
      Ended up buying him and now enjoying points

    4. Rupert The Horse
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      I know how you feel. I have a 2 incher.

      1. ajay_kl +42
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        wait you are not hung like a stallion?

        1. badgerboy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Hung like a garden gnome.

        2. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Poor genes

      2. Wild Rover
        • 10 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Rare truth post

        1. Rupert The Horse
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Spot on.

          1. Hooky
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Do they use that on horses as well?

            1. Rupert The Horse
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              They do these days.

    5. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      I've been debating getting him for weeks. I'm 2nd in my league and don't own but 1st 3rd 4th and 5th all do :(!

  2. Werner Bros
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 9 days ago

    So DCL > Antonio next week is looking like a good option

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      DCL to Brewster would be an upgrade

      1. Houldsworth Hatter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 9 days ago

        Er wrong. He’s managed one for me 🙂

    2. CRO KLOPP
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 9 days ago

      I would do DCL to Davis but already have 3 from Villa

  3. Finding Timo
      4 months, 9 days ago

      Has Bowen last his place or just rested ?!

      1. Finding Timo
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Sorry meant Lost place !

        • CloudSky
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Moyes wanted two RBs to deal with Grealish.

          1. Finding Timo
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Ok cheers so worth keeping ?

        • badger1982
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Following on from the previous post by werner bros. I actually have all four chips left. My plan is.....

          gw25 WC
          gw25 BB
          gw29 FH
          other dgw TC

          That about the right thing to do you reckon?

          1. badger1982
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            Bummer meant

            gw26 BB

          2. Werner Bros
            • 5 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            That would be perfect, wish I still had FH

            1. badger1982
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              I'm last in all my leagues and this is the last throw of the dice so to speak heh

              Gl with your chips strategy.

        • Niho992
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          DCL to Joshua King done

          1. Kiwivillan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            King is a flog

        • Silecro
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 9 days ago

          Gundogan is 1 baps away from having the same score as Rashford yesterday, who scored 1 more goal

          1. Salan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            4 months, 9 days ago

            I will take this as a Gundo owner

        • BeWater
            4 months, 9 days ago

            I spent all season slagging him off when I didn't own him. Now I own him when he looks off form with a viable sub ready to take his place. Dominic Calvert-Pukki.

            1. BeWater
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Knew he'd come good. Go on Dom my son.

            2. Duke Silver ☑
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              I want a refund on DCL

              1. Kiwivillan
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 7 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                I did Bamford>DCL for a hit before Bamford haul

              2. JoeSoap
                • 7 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Still lol

            3. Fudgy
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 1 Year
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Some of the comments here make me laugh 😆

              1. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                More laugher coming up for you...

            4. EmreCan Hustle
              • 8 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Everton getting tired. Leeds will destroy them in the second half.

            5. Tomas_brolin
              • 2 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Right that’s it Justin you’re coming in next week.

              Even with Pereira back he’s nailed because Castagne is injured right?

              1. Fudgy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                4 months, 9 days ago

                No chance he gets dropped

            6. rnrd
              • 6 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Leeds game are always great to watch

            7. Elly88 > KTR (Kevin The …
              • 9 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              Dont Consider Lewin (DCL) is my advice to owners and non-owners.

              1. Steve The Spud
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Lol

            8. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • 11 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              OMG DCL

            9. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              4 months, 9 days ago

              DCL GOAAAL

            10. Milkman Bruno
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Dcl goal!

              • Scots Gooner
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                I started DCL over Antonio

                #nevergofullretard

                1. Scots Gooner
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Timing...

              • Right In The Stanchion
                • 1 Year
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Calverttttttttt Lewinnnnn

                1. UNDERWORLD7
                  • 9 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Oh dear..........

              • puhd
                • 6 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Best goalie to own?

              • Duke Silver ☑
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Finally

              • The 12th Man
                • 7 Years
                4 months, 9 days ago

                Where are you now you CALVERT LEWIN haters?
                Lol

                1. The_FF_King
                  • 8 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Exactly! So much moaning on here it’s tedious

              • Milkman Bruno
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Godfrey assist

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

                  Fair play , that was a good header. Dlc

                • Steve The Spud
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 1 Year
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Dcl! Get in ya big donkey

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

                  Lee-Eve looks full of goals. Like that!

                • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                  • 11 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Dominic Calvert Lewandowski at it again

                • Salan
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  Finally DCL

                  Hope he got a HT tonight

                • TheDragon
                  • 3 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  DCLlllllllllll

                • KGFC
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  DCL goal 😮

                • Chucky
                  • 7 Years
                  4 months, 9 days ago

                  DXLLLLLL