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Champions League-chasing Liverpool up against Norris as injured Pope misses out

The final two matches of Gameweek 37 kick off concurrently at 20:15 BST this evening.

Liverpool are the main draw from a Fantasy perspective, with the most-captained player of this Gameweek set to face Burnley’s third-choice goalkeeper.

With Diogo Jota (£6.9m) injured, Mohamed Salah (£12.8m) and his two usual compadres in the Reds’ attack start as expected this evening.

Jurgen Klopp has made just the one change from the last-gasp win at West Brom, with Curtis Jones (£4.4m) replaced by Georginio Wijnaldum (£5.3m).

Sean Dyche has made two tweaks to the side that lost 4-0 at home to Leeds United.

There’s a surprise between the posts, with Will Norris (£4.0m), not Bailey Peacock-Farrell (£4.0m), lining up in Nick Pope‘s (£5.5m) absence.

Norris’s only previous appearances in the Premier League came back in the 2018/19 season as a late substitute for Wolves.

The other change sees winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson (£5.4m) replace forward Matej Vydra (£4.8m), with Dyche seemingly adopting similar tactics to the ones he used against Manchester United.

There was originally just one change apiece at the Hawthorns, meanwhile.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles (£4.6m) comes in for Grady Diangana (£5.0m) for the hosts, while Said Benrahma (£5.9m) replaces Jarrod Bowen (£5.9m) for the Hammers.

But there is a late change to the West Ham line-up as Darren Randolph (£4.3m) is in for the injured Lukasz Fabianski (£5.0m) between the posts.


LINE-UPS

Burnley: Norris, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Brownhill, Westwood, Cork, McNeil, Gudmundsson, Wood.

Subs: Barnes, Peacock-Farrell, Rodriguez, Pieters, Vydra, Nartey, Dunne, Richardson, Driscoll-Glennon.

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Rhys Williams, Robertson, Thiago, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Mane.

Subs: Milner, Adrian, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Tsimikas, Shaqiri, Origi, Neco Williams, Koumetio.

West Bromwich Albion XI: Johnstone, Furlong, Robson-Kanu, Bartley, Ajayi, Phillips, Pereira, Townsend, Gallagher, Maitland-Niles, Yokuslu.

Subs: Button, Robinson, Diangana, Diagne, Peltier, O’Shea, Grant, Gardner-Hickman, King.

West Ham United XI: Randolph, Cresswell, Coufal, Benrahma, Lingard, Dawson, Fornals, Ogbonna, Soucek, Antonio, Rice.

Subs: Trott, Balbuena, Yarmolenko, Noble, Bowen, Diop, Fredericks, Johnson, Odubeko.

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1,967 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Super Saints
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Lingard has gone full Lingard on us

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      First time I've brought a player into my FPL team that I think is a rubbish footballer

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I resisted the hype with him, only exception being the BGW when I had him on FH

      2. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I brought him in so late and he's blanked so much

  2. It’s gonna Ben Mee
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Why do I have Jesse and Antonio? Fuuuuu…

    1. Rains of Castamere
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      There you go lol

  3. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Frogspawna goal

    Ribbit

  4. Slouch87
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Surely if KDB plays in the ECL final he starts against Everton ?

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Definitely needs some minutes. I think he'll start.

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

      You'd think he'd need some time on the pitch, could be worth the gamble if word of him being fit

  5. Camzy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    This season could not possibly go worse.

    I have more points from the 3 players on my bench than my entire starting XI + captain atm haha

    Pickford, Watkins, Phillips bench 🙁

    1. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      That's seriously unlucky

    2. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Rudiger and Phillips here.
      Know the feeling

    3. Rains of Castamere
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Feel for you mate. I'm on a similar run of pain and can't wait for Sunday 6pm.

  6. TheDragon
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    How is Philips not getting 3 Baps?!

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

      just dropped from 41 to 39 for some reason

      1. dabber7
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Yes very odd?

    2. Royal5
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Wow. Very strange

  7. mr messi
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Can’t believe I have Salah (c), Antonio, Lingard and Coufal and no one has done anything!

  8. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Mane absolutely hates Salah.

    1. Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      They were passing last game lol

    2. UNDERWORLD7
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Ooo don’t moan Fudgy! Apparantly we can no longer do that here, watch out for Lingz and Slouch police!

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Oh and Scots grooner, chief of police.

      2. Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I will keep my mouth shut mate

        1. UNDERWORLD7
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Make sure you do Fudgy, for some reason I’m the magnet out of hundred on here that moan tonight lol.

  9. RamaJama
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    So close in my ML, and I get blanks from Lingard, Salah, Raphina, Fernandes and Kane. Frustrating!

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

      Bruno got an assist

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

      You got a free assist from Bruno

      1. RamaJama
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Yes, you’re right, ML leader c Bruno, so feels like A blank as I c Salah

        1. RamaJama
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          And I had DDG, who lost the assist to Bruno.

          1. Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Omg yes it was you that had DDG, I have Hendo lol

            1. RamaJama
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 5 days ago

              He’ll play next match and cs + assist for you, GL!

    3. Rains of Castamere
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      This, plus Son.

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

      But A Lingard assist now, fantastic!!!

  10. Guba
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    Had a bit of a disaster this week, benched Bamford for Lingard and benched Rudiger for Holding. What could have been...

  11. Pad Randa (The OG)
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 5 days ago

    22 and 19 points left on bench in two non-blank GWs. Would have been well inside 300K if not for that.

  12. artvandelay316
      2 months, 5 days ago

      What would be the best options for transfers out of these? I'm over 100 points clear in mini league so really just want to make a few changes on these weaker elements to see if I can bring in some extra points for the final week.

      A) Meslier > Casilla, El Ghazi > Torres, DCL > Wood / Nacho (Lingard on first bench incase Torres doesn't play)
      B) Meslier > Aereola, El Ghazi > Raphina, DCL > Wood/Nacho
      C) Meslier > Aereola, El Ghazi > Torres, DCL > Rodrigo (Lingard on first bench incase Torres doesn't play)

      Cheers.

    • _Ninja_
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Ox goal

      1. _Ninja_
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Robbo a

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Ty

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Assist?

    • Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Ox goal robbo assist I think

      1. UNDERWORLD7
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Of course it would be! Oooops! Moaned, slap on wrist!

    • Rains of Castamere
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Robertson assist

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

        He's had a game, hasn't he.

    • Royal5
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Anyone know the top 10k avg?

      1. Pat Bonner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        44

        1. Royal5
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Thanks!

        2. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Bloody hell

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I’m guessing about 15

    • Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Ah FFS. End it already.

    • Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Liverpool just need to hit the target and it’s a goal

      1. Nomar
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Unless it’s Salah.

    • Royal5
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Ox

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

      Leicester are screwed.

    • It’s gonna Ben Mee
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      It’s a “Where are they now” GW

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 5 days ago

      Tonio G
      Lingz A

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Whohooo

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Oh no

      3. Milkman Bruno
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Thank god

      4. DycheDycheBaby
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        This is painful. Rivals getting away with their Kane captain

      5. Custard Gannet
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Antonio!!!!

      6. Powers106
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Firmino currently looks to go up tonight = bring him in or is he just trolling lol?

        Alongside Bamford, Kane:

        a) Firmino
        b) Cavani
        c) Antonio
        d) other

      7. Hryszko
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        I’ve had an absolute mare, was so close to being in the top 10k for the final week, looks like I’ll be around the 15k mark now, gutted 🙁

      8. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Robbo blasting me toward the top 3 million

      9. Top Lad Dakes. - all chips …
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        This has well and truly been some GW...

      10. Nimby
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Antoniooooooooo (c)

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

          nice!

          1. Nimby
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 5 days ago

            Thank you! Not sure it's doing my rank a huge favour but I'll take it.

      11. Pompel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 5 days ago

        Gameweek cursed by Zambian witch doctor, I'm sure

        1. Nomar
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 5 days ago

          Definitely