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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. FPL_Hazards
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Just outside top 2k, 2 FT, what u guys reckon…?

    Martinez - Forster
    Trent - Dallas - Rudiger - Digne - Holding
    Salah - Son - Lingard - Raphina - Jota
    Kane - Vydra - DCL

    A) DCL > Antonio and Vydra > Bamford
    B) one of the above and Son > Mane

    1. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A looks a great move. That's the forward line I'm going with.

    2. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      DCL & Vydra to Bamford & Antonio? Or find room for City mids?

    3. Scholes Out Forever
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Dont think you need our advice mate.

      A looks nice though, so cue DCL brace against City

  2. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Would you start Vydra against Sheffield United ahead of DCL v Man City?

    1. Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      No

      1. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Thanks. Other option is DCL to Bamford - 4. Better option?

  3. A-L
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Best GK for this week other than Alisson or Ederson?

    1. DRIZ ✅
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      De Gea

      1. Rains of Castamere
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Henderson plays

    2. Rains of Castamere
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I'd say Mendy

    3. dabber7
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Casilass

  4. ㅤRising
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Should I transfer out Bruno and Shaw tonight or tomorrow because price rises under the assumption they cant start in a league 2 days before EL final?

    1. Abaddon
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Do you need to sell them now? Who are you bringing in? Exact funds?

    2. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      What moves are you planning to make and is it exact cash?

      1. ㅤRising
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        exact cash. Bringing Trent, Mane, Bamford,

  5. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    For the last gameweek, will u sell mahrez or greenwood for willock?

    1. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Probably neither - Greenwood could still start

    2. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I have Greenwood and am playing him.

  6. Indpush
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    If you had a FH for 38 what 15 would you have?

    Mine currently is:

    Norris
    Dallas, Tarkowski, Coufal
    Mane, Salah, Son, Greenwood
    Kane, Firmino, Iheanacho

    Peacock, Willock, Alioski, Mitchell

    1. Coaly
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Would bin Greenwood - rotation concern.

      Leeds attack should do well
      As should Antonio

      1. Indpush
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Cheers ya you are right. Thought it would be a fun punt with Greeny and if he didn't play Willock would come in.

        Changed Firmino out for Antonio (who was in my first team actually along with TAA). Brought back TAA.

        Swapped out Greenwood for Harrison and Mitchell for Cresswell

        Starting Dallas, TAA, Cresswell, Mane, Salah, Son, Harrison, Kane, Antonio, Iheanacho

        Bench: Willock, Coufal, Alioski

        1. Coaly
          • 8 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Sounds good

          1. Indpush
            • 3 Years
            4 months, 6 days ago

            Thanks for your input Coaly. Appreciated it. I think, hahaha. Lets see but must say, ya looks better now. Think I won't touch it now unless an injury pops up or confirmed someone isn't playing.

  7. Oooo Matron
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    A or B?

    A) Son & DCL to Mane & Antonio
    B) Greenwood & DCL to Mane & Jebbison

    Current team:
    Mendy
    TAA Digne Dallas
    Salah Son Lingard Raphina
    Kane DCL Bamford

    Subs: Forster, Greenwood, Holding, Fofa

    1. Boly Would
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A

    2. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A

  8. michaelington
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Watkins to Bamford for free? Can’t see any other moves and not sure on taking a hit for the last week.

    Martinez
    Dallas TAA Rudiger
    Salah Son Raphinha Lingard
    Antonio Watkins Kane

    Areola Shaw Zaha Keane

    1. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      That's a good move.

  9. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Really hope Liverpool fans give Roy a proper send off

    Class manager

    1. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Gift his old club some nice goal difference

      1. Scholes Out Forever
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        dont think pool needs it at this stage

    2. DRIZ ✅
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      About time he left

  10. Silecro
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Have 2 questions:
    1. Anyone knows why Torres went out at 15th min?
    2. Which percentage would you give Patricio to start vs MUN? Given he was benched today

    Thanks.

    1. Keeptrying
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      1. Tactical. Cancelo red card, so attacking player out

    2. A-L
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Cancelo sent off

    3. Keeptrying
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      2. No idea. Not worth a transfer. Either he plays or he won't 🙂

  11. Keeptrying
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    What a season. Finally it will come to an end.
    I think I will just do one FT, captain Salah as planned and hope for the best.
    No need to overthink it.

  12. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    If u got taa and salah, taking bobby for last gameweek isit too much?

    1. No Professionals
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Don’t think so no

    2. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Nah, it's a decent punt.

  13. Ragabolly
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Very tight race for FPL title http://www.livefpl.net/leagues/314

    Ola leads by 1 point but looks like #2 has a better team for GW38..

    1. Ibralicious
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      My money's on Mohamad!

      1. Ragabolly
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Same!

    2. Keeptrying
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Very tight race.

      Btw thank you for all the work on livefpl and the daily price change updates on here 🙂

      livefpl.net is such a fantastic source of information!

      1. Ragabolly
        • 11 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Thank you so much mate and always keep trying!

        1. Keeptrying
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 6 days ago

          Hahaha, will do!

  14. jia you (The No BS League -…
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Had a few shockers this season but this one takes the biscuit:

    Harsh -3 (Cancelo)
    Unlucky -4 (Greenwood(C) + Harrison in for Siggy + Lingard)
    Attacking double ups blank (Kane, Son, Ings, JWP)
    Benched Iheanacho

    25pts

  15. Ibralicious
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Mendy
    TAA - Holding - Ayling
    Salah - Bruno - Son - Raphinha
    Kane - DCL - Bamford

    (Forster) (Bowen - Coady - Amartey) - 1 FT - 1.4 ITB

    Pull the trigger on DCL -> Firmino? Priced out after tonight.

    1. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      You happy to keep Bruno? I'd say he's more of a priority.

      1. Ibralicious
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Hmm. Don't know if he'd be benched for sure. I do know for sure that if he plays, I'd much rather have Bruno and Firmino than Mane and DCL

  16. No Professionals
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Trailing by 14 points in mini league (with 3rd only 4 behind me)

    Areola
    Trent Dallas Digne Dunk
    Salah(c) Bale Lingard Raphinha
    Kane Iheanacho

    Martinez Watkins JWP Shaw
    1ft 1.6m

    A) digne and Watkins to Robertson and Antonio (bench dunk)
    B) bale and digne to mane and Rudiger (or another up to 5.2m)

    1. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A

    2. Ain't No Holebas Girl
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I do like the idea of getting Mané in (and potentially capping) if chasing but A looks a pretty good shout here. You get to keep Bale as well who I guess could be a bit of a differential?

      1. No Professionals
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Yeah, I think a) looks more balanced of the 2

  17. Boly Would
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Which Leeds transfer to make? Or Antonio?
    A) Maguire to Dallas
    B) Martinelli to Raphinha
    C) Watkins to Bamford/Antonio?

    1. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      C with Bamford.

      1. Boly Would
        • 5 Years
        4 months, 6 days ago

        Cheers. You playing Greenwood this week? Doing C means starting one of him or Martinelli

        1. BeWater
          • 1 Year
          4 months, 6 days ago

          I'm playing Greenwood.

  18. Ziyech on the Bench
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Aguero could be an amazing punt final gameweek at home fans last game for city?

    1. Three-Five-Two
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Thought the same last season with David Silva. Cost me my ML by a point. Won't be getting burned again.

    2. kennethrhcp
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      injured no?

  19. Viper
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    A. Vydra -> Bamford (Bench Greenwood)

    B. Son -> Mané

    1. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      A

    2. FPL_Hazards
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Think A, just!

  20. Bookkeeper
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Rodgers for the sack end of season?

  21. Lethargio Alcantara
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    haha 55 points with BB, Meslier 0, Guaita 1, Kane 2, DCL 2, Salah (C) 3, AWB + Shaw + Semedo = 4

    Somehow I managed to get a green arrow shooting me up to top 120k.
    FPL is simply the most f up game out there.

  22. ㅤRising
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Best defender up to 4.8? Currently on Coufal.

    1. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      If you don't already have a Leeds defender Alioski. Otherwise Coufal.

  23. Ginola
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Dallas or Robbo for GW38?

    1. FPL_Hazards
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Robbo

    2. DRIZ ✅
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      DA

    3. leeboy104
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Dallas

  24. Klopp it
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    What happened fabianski any westham fans? Will he play last game off the season

    1. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Injured in warmup. Wait for news

  25. how many hits?!!
    • 10 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Martinez to Henderson or Fernandes to Mane? Chasing but too far behind to catch up, want to scrape in to top 500k. Exact money for one of the above... Hope everyone has a good final week

  26. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Dcl or Watkins to Bamford?

    1. DRIZ ✅
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      D

    2. Big Hands Barry
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Dcl

  27. Whats the Mata?
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Y'all think Bruno starts gw38?

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Doubt it

    2. Ohh1454
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      I don’t think so no

    3. BeWater
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 6 days ago

      No.

    4. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Doubt it. I'm selling for Mane.

  28. Ohh1454
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Would you prefer Raphina or Nacho as differential captain this week ?

    1. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 6 days ago

      Nacho

  29. Mahjongking
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Do you thinj mahrez gonna play vs everton?

  30. Dušan Citizen
    • 7 Years
    4 months, 6 days ago

    Is there FFS Eliteserien league? If there is, can I get the code?