Dugout Discussion

Jota joins Salah, Mané and Firmino in Liverpool front four for Newcastle clash

Diogo Jota (£7.1m) is fine after all, afforded a third successive Premier League start.

Crucially, his latest appearance has not come at the expense of Liverpool’s headline attackers.

Mohamed Salah (£12.6m), Sadio Mané (£11.7m) and Roberto Firmino (£9.0m) all feature as Newcastle come to Anfield.

It is the first time the quartet have shared the pitch together since the second half of the Gameweek 30 win over Arsenal and just the third time all season they have featured together from the beginning.

The last two times were the Gameweek 8 draw with Manchester City, two matches after a Gameweek 6 win against Sheffield United. Across those matches, Firmino, Jota and Salah got the goals for Liverpool.

“There’s a moment where we can do that (start all four of Jota, Salah, Mané and Firmino). All the boys are fit and in a good shape so we have to give it a proper try.” – Jurgen Klopp

Thiago Alcantara (£5.5m) and Georginio Wijnaldum (£5.3m) provide support as a two-man central midfield while Fabinho (£5.4m) remains at centre-back in the absence of Nathaniel Phillips (£4.1m).

Ozan Kabak (£5.0m) makes his fifth-straight Premier League start while Andrew Robertson (£7.1m) and the in-form Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.5m) retain their full-back berths.

Steve Bruce is still urging caution with Callum Wilson (£6.5m) following his recent hamstring injury.

The centre-forward has featured as a substitute in each of his last two Premier League outings and is on the bench for a third match in a row today.

That sees Joelinton (£5.7m) lead the Newcastle line supported by Miguel Almirón (£5.6m) and Allan Saint-Maximin (£5.1m) who has produced 18 points across his last two appearances.

Blank Gameweek 33 Line-ups

Liverpool XI (4-2-3-1): Alisson; Robertson, Kabak, Fabinho, Alexander-Arnold; Thiago, Wijnaldum; Mané, Firmino, Salah; Jota.

Newcastle United XI (3-4-2-1): Dúbravka; Dummett, Clark, Fernández; Ritchie, S Longstaff, Shelvey, Murphy; Almirón, Saint-Maximin; Joelinton.

Elsewhere in Blank Gameweek 33

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1,030 Comments Post a Comment
  1. The Red Devil
    • 6 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Wilsonnnnn

    1. The Red Devil
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      VARed

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

    Just lol

  3. Hryszko
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 4 days ago

    Loooooool why oh why

  4. Party time
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Sceeeennessss 😆

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

      That’s not handball

    • Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      VAR checking for hand ball

      1. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Disallowed

    • Louis Van Gaalstones
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Saint Maximin either moves like he's the fittest man on earth, or like he's just survived a high speed car crash.

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

      Disallowed

    • King Carlos
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Loooooololoolooolo

    • Royal5
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 4 days ago

      Lolorama

    • tbos83
        3 months, 4 days ago

        WILSON!!!!

      • UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        AND THERE IT IS!!!!!!!! Thanks liverpool, you absolute wasters

      • My heart goes Salalalalah
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        No goal

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

        No goal

        What the heck is this. That’s not handball

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

        Goal removed

      • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Hahahahahahaha

      • Hybrid.power
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        Oh yes thank you

      • Hotdogs for Tea
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        oh no, my double Liverpool Robbo & Trent defence punt failed

        1. Cruyff's Eleven
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Nope

          1. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            🙂

        2. KGFC
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Saved by VAR!

          1. Hotdogs for Tea
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            🙂

      • Inazuma X1
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 4 days ago

        You Never Walk Alone!!!!!!

      • KAALI_DAAL
          3 months, 4 days ago

          TAA owners show your tears!

          1. Hryszko
            • 4 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Disallowed bro

          2. Bubz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Lol

          3. Gandalf
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Well this comment backfired

          4. mynameisq
            • 7 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Lmao clown show your tears

            1. moz_1983
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 4 days ago

              As did mine!

          5. moz_1983
            • 8 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Tears of joy, son.

            1. moz_1983
              • 8 Years
              3 months, 4 days ago

              Ah.

          6. Cruyff's Eleven
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            You must be fun at parties

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

          Hahaha awful rule

          1. Cilly Bonnolly
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 4 days ago

            He better hurry up with it then.

        • UKG
          • 10 Years
          3 months, 4 days ago

          Joke

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

          So strikers need to be without arms now!!

        • Party time
            3 months, 4 days ago

            Trent’s yummy cleansheet intact

          • tbos83
              3 months, 4 days ago

              Oh come on that is ridiculous

            • seewhyaxe
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 4 days ago

              yessssssssssssssss

            • Royal5
              • 9 Years
              3 months, 4 days ago

              What on earth

            • mynameisq
              • 7 Years
              3 months, 4 days ago

              Best part is the people gloating even though the goal has already been removed

            • THFC4LIFE
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              3 months, 4 days ago

              Thank god for that lol. Trent and Robbo owner on FH