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. AMBELLINA PRISE
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    3 months, 13 days ago

    Disallow this VAR!!

  2. KAALI_DAAL
      3 months, 13 days ago

      What is happening!!!!

      TAA owners show them tears!!!

      1. grumpyman
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Owner but no tears here. Too luck fun watching Liverpool spunk their Champions League place away.

        1. BeaversWithAttitude
          • 2 Years
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Yah, I have Trent, but fair play to the Magpies.

      2. Do I Not Like Orange
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Here. Hate Newcastle too, so double whammy.

    • mynameisq
      • 7 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Right now the tears of TAA are here

    • Konstaapeli
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      😆

    • King Carlos
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Omg!!!!lolololoo

    • diesel001
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Liverpool need Phillips back.

      1. Collie01
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Yes, need Fabinho back in midfield.

    • Inazuma X1
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Justice served!!!!!

      YNWA!!!!

      1. KGFC
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Noicee

    • Do I Not Like Orange
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Liverpool are an absolute disgrace. Should have been 4 up.

      1. Eezer Goode, Eberechi Goode
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        How dare you, Liverpool are European super league quality - how dare you compare them to the lowly EPL teams.

    • Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Liverpool get what they deserve.

    • Hect.OR 98th
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      What is happening?! Trying to keep up on text here.

      1. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Final score 1-1

      2. moz_1983
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        1 -1. Goal disallowed, next play they score anyway. Willock

    • JJeyy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      TAA IS A FRAUD

    • Jebiga
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Aaaaaaahahhahahahahshs
      Hahahahahahahaha
      Yeeees yessw yessssnshaha

      Delirium hahahahah

      LOOOSERPOOL

      1. Bookkeeper
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        you okay there?

      2. GROBARI
        • 1 Year
        3 months, 13 days ago

        How old are you? 12?

      3. Cruyff's Eleven
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        You been a member for 9 years, and then this?!

        Seriously, you make us all look like idiots...

    • CROYDON DE BRUYNE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Bye bye Liverpool CS

    • AMBELLINA PRISE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Trent owners where you at?

      1. Cilly Bonnolly
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Here. Why?

        1. AMBELLINA PRISE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 13 days ago

          It's justice and it's looking for ya 🙂

          1. Tommy Tynans Left Shin Pad
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Hardly my fault it was disallowed!

      2. moz_1983
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Here.

      3. Pukkipartyy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Here. 6k or. Thx bye.

        1. AMBELLINA PRISE
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Salty much?

          1. Pukkipartyy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            3 months, 13 days ago

            Haha:D u just dont know anything about fpl if u dont own TAA. And here u are lauging for 4pts. Camoon 😀 Sad.

    • KGFC
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Pool getting what they deserved!

      Newcastle get what they deserved!

    • EmreCan Hustle
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Liverpool are really bad at home.

      1. Jebiga
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Shete club at all, doesn't deserve top 6

    • Differentiator
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      LOLOL

    • Jebiga
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Dive now against Newcastle shete Salah

    • bialk
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      What a joke.

    • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Liverpool are absolutely shocking

    • JBG
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Hahaha yeeees! ML rival had TAA C.

    • FPL_Motty
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Liverpool didn't deserve to win this game. Walking around and no urgency to score, Newcastle deserved a point. I have 3 Liverpool..

    • ClassiX
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      In 3 minutes my TAA(c) score went from 14 to 4 to 12 to 4...

      1. fish&chips
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Same... painful

    • Royal5
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Deserved

    • hueycho
      • 2 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      TAA cappers..i feel ya

    • King Carlos
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      What a joke liverpool!

    • HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      VARPOOL is DOOMED...double pool defence well played boys

    • AMBELLINA PRISE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      3 months, 13 days ago

      Knock knock!! It's JUSTICE and it's being served!

    • TheDragon
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 13 days ago

      How is it possible for defenders / goal keepers to stil have more Baps than Salah?!

      1. moz_1983
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        Salah has missed a ton of chances, meaning he loses BPS points.

      2. Life_Ban
          3 months, 13 days ago

          Not after conceding that goal...

      3. WiredWeasel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        3 months, 13 days ago

        A draw would be fair, and I have TAA in my team.