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Salah on the bench as Raphinha misses Leeds’ meeting with Liverpool

A trio of key Fantasy Premier League assets have missed out on the starting line-ups of Leeds’ Double Gameweek 32 meeting with Liverpool.

Mohamed Salah (£12.5m) is on the bench as for the first time since Double Gameweek 19 after a string of 12 successive Premier League starts.

Diogo Jota (£7.0m) is on the right-hand side of Liverpool’s front-three this evening, joined there by Roberto Firmino (£9.0m) and Sadio Mané (£11.7m).

Recent newcomer to the Fantasy radar Nathaniel Phillips (£4.1m) misses out with a hamstring injury tonight, drawing Fabinho (£5.4m) back into a centre-back role alongside Ozan Kabak (£5.0m).

Consequently, James Milner (£5.3m), Georginio Wijnaldum (£5.3m) and Thiago Alcantara (£5.5m) are the midfield trio for Liverpool tonight.

Raphinha (£5.5m) is also out of the matchday squad for Leeds following the injury he picked up against Manchester City.

Jack Harrison (£5.4m) returns for the Whites after missing the trip to the Etihad Stadium due to being ineligible.

Liam Cooper (£4.3m) is absent tonight through suspension so Pascal Struijk (£4.0m) returns to the side at centre-back with Diego Llorente (£4.4m).

Double Gameweek 32 Line-ups

Leeds United XI (4-1-4-1): Meslier; Alioski, Llorente, Struijk, Ayling; K Phillips; Costa, Roberts, Dallas, Harrison; Bamford.

Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Robertson, Kabak, Fabinho, Alexander-Arnold; Thiago, Wijnaldum, Milner; Mané, Firmino, Jota.

Double Gameweek 32 so far…

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571 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Oggle22
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Chances of Salah coming on? Supposed to be one of my differentials to catch my ml rival! Already had a Leno no show Got a bench of Forster Amartey Brewster Mitchell

    1. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      If he doesn’t come on I’ll officially end up with max 11 players on a Bench boost.

      Gotta laugh

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Looks like a bad week to play it. So many games in between

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          I know, I always do badly with the chips. Mind you injuries to Raph, Phillips and Salah rested are just unfortunate

      2. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        - Forster was a risk (poor performences)
        - Raphinha was a doubt (injury)
        - Lowton was up against MUN
        - Phillips was unlucky.

        Leeds didn't have a great fixture either. Wasn't a great week to play it in all fairness.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          True, but either way would have meant more hits to sort the above further down the line so just thought may as well get it out the way

    2. Gizzachance
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      On now

  2. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Minute prediction for Salah to come on?

    1. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      92nd hopefully to run down the clock 😉

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        I’ll happily take 1 point from him

    2. Rassi
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      77

    3. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Within 10 minutes if it’s still 0-1

    4. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      73

    5. Patio Kev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      68th Minute

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        We have a winner

        1. Bushwhacker
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 29 days ago

          Delayed to 70!

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 29 days ago

            You win sir, think it was technically 71st

      2. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Oh well played

    6. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      72

  3. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Is Jota doing this deliberately .... is this some sort of one man protest?

    1. Daniel Jebbison
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Looks like He doesn't want to score for my team

  4. Drogo
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Will there be more blank gameweeks or can I use my wildcard now?

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      I’d save until next season

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Use it in ESL 😉

      2. Drogo
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Is that jealousy I hear? And thanks for the informative reply.

    2. Drogo
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      I got 5 players that wont play next gameweek, so I want to use it now. But if there's more blank gameweeks I will save it for that gw.

  5. Daniel Jebbison
    • 11 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Do we think Cancelo starts ? He is my Salah replacement of needed

    1. Daniel Jebbison
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      *If needed

    2. Patio Kev
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Salah will come on yet and probably score

      1. Daniel Jebbison
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Fine by me

        1. Patio Kev
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          He he comes right now. 22 minutes is plenty of time to do some damage.

    3. It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Rested for Carabao

  6. Bushwhacker
    • 1 Year
    1 month, 29 days ago

    That's a shockingly bad decision by the ref. What on Earth?!?!

  7. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Mo time

  8. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Salah incoming

  9. FFSbet.com
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Any chance some of Mendy,James and Rudiger to play?

    Feels like no one will,have Masuaku + Salah too

  10. EmreCan Hustle
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Trent is having a bad day in defense.

    1. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      When does he not?

      1. EmreCan Hustle
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        When he has nothing to do.

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          haha yeah

    2. Royal5
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      *Normal day

  11. ZAMUNDA
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Leeds goal incoming

  12. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Mane off Salah on

  13. The Train Driver
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Worst defender on the pitch on 3 bonus points, lol. Bonus system is so bad.

  14. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Mane off Salah on

  15. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Let’s go Mo.

  16. Gudjohnsen
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Jota benching against Newcastle imo

    1. Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Could be Firmino's turn tbh or Mane

  17. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Salah to save my season in less than 20 mins

  18. Ha.
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Has Salah scored yet?

  19. Royal5
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    I have never seen Thiago have a good game in a Pool shirt

  20. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    1 month, 29 days ago

    Bamford off the bar

  21. jimbe4mXL
      1 month, 29 days ago

      What is considered a succesful Bench Boost? When all your 15 players score, or if the bench players score no matter what your main 11 players score? Like, if i have my bench players all score, but half of my main team scores 2 pointers, i consider it as a BB fail, and just a wrong decision about who to bench. Dont know how to look at it.

      1. Londongeezaa
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        In this climate, if your whole bench gets a game, consider it a success.

      2. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        When the players you would have benched get 16+ points

      3. fusen
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Personally I'd view it more simply. If you use the chip and the total team score at the end is higher than the average then it'd be a good use of it.

        1. Daniel Jebbison
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 29 days ago

          20+

    • Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Bamford crossbar

    • Londongeezaa
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      What makes me laugh about the ESL is how these 6 clubs think they are going to put on insanely exciting matches week in week out. Just not possible.

      The quality in matches will suffer over time. Fatigue.

      1. Goro Majima
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        There's also no jeopardy for the founding clubs which is going to lead to a whole bunch of irrelevant games I imagine. Not the worst thing about the whole business but still...

    • Corgzzzz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      No way Liverpool keep a clean sheet ...giving up so much possession

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Pool shaky

    • Bushwhacker
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      FABinho.

    • KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Liverpool all of a sudden failing to find the killer pass since I’ve tripled up

    • Royal5
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Lol Robertson wtf

      1. Bushwhacker
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 29 days ago

        So many options . . . oh, not tha tone.

      2. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Such A bad pass...

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Leeds shaky

    • Gazwaz80
      • 1 Year
      1 month, 29 days ago

      Please take Trent off now...

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        Nah he still needs to get me about 30 points

      2. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 29 days ago

        This ... this clean sheet and associated bonus points are looking shaky.