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. King Carlos
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Joke!!

  2. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    VAR has Trent(c)

  3. Jebiga
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    They won last season b cause of referees

    1. Pep bites Kun
      • 5 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Ah BS! Pool were ferocious last season until they bagged the league, then they went on holiday though 🙂

  4. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    That wasn't hand...VARPOOL confirmed

  5. Royal5
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Wilson get pushed and kicked. Absurd.

  6. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Liverpool hanging on

  7. King Carlos
    • 6 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Thats a good goal 1000%!

  8. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Pathetic from Liverpool.

  9. EmreCan Hustle
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Do defenders lose bps for that? Or does that incident get chalked off entirely?

    1. EmreCan Hustle
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Lol never mind

  10. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    This is disgusting.

    1. HMC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Disgusting is a compliment to Liverpool
      Get what they deserve

  11. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Could have been a pen for Trent push on Wilson also.

  12. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Goal 1-1

  13. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    OMG willock

    1. Indpush
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      OMG Bemba

  14. JJeyy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    TAA owners mudded

  15. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Jesus f**king Christ Liverpool.

  16. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Yessss !!!!!!

  17. KGFC
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    This time its a GOAL!!!!!!!

  18. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Oh man football needs drama, what are we doing?

    1. Magic Zico
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      Yes we have drama!

  19. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Useless Liverpool ... utterly useless

    1. gooberman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      5 months, 5 days ago

      They really are and I say this as a fan. They just haven't been at it all season. I have Salah because of the fixtures only but just dont really trust him especially at Anfield and didnt captain him this week.

  20. AMBELLINA PRISE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Hahahahaha

  21. TeddiPonza
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Time to get rid of Jota?

  22. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Liverpool lucky to draw...

  23. Hryszko
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    I can not be arsed

  24. Hybrid.power
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Faccccckkkkkkk

  25. tbos83
    5 months, 5 days ago

    YYYEEEEESSSSSS!!!!!!

  26. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
    • 9 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    I don't understand Liverpool and Arsenal are too good for this league we been told? Why are they not beating us crummy EPL teams 10-0?

  27. My heart goes Salalalalah
    • 4 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Hahahaaaa was that not a minute after the final whistle should've gone?

  28. UKG
    • 11 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Baaaaang yes willock again

  29. Puncheon Guly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Ahahahahhahhahhaahaha

  30. Party time
    5 months, 5 days ago

    Wtf!!!