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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. Powers106
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    I did Johnstone -> Meslier this week, seemed destined to get a 0 no matter what I did!

  2. Limbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Benteke.

    1. Limbo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      (scored a goal)

  3. Deulofail
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 11 days ago

    Benteke!!! Coming off the bench for Aguero of course!

    Kills my 2 Arsenal mid CSs though!

    1. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Your team template rating must be very differential!

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

        Wow 7%!

  4. Milkman Bruno
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Manè ruining Trent assist and Rice ruining Antonio assist ffs

    • Nightcrawler
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Ffffs benched benteke

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      So Rice ruined the Antonio assist? Cheers pal...

    • g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Why Lingz not take the pen?

    • Bookkeeper
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Leno keeps on giving

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Timing

    • Super Saints
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Benteke is better than Kane

    • Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Zaha assist ?

      1. DycheDycheBaby
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Townsend

      2. Steve The Spud
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 11 days ago

        No, useless herb

      3. Deulofail
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 11 days ago

        Townsend

    • Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 11 days ago

      Rice & Lingard are idiots with big egos

      Why don’t West Ham let Lord Soucek take pens - he’s an actual penalty taker with a great record at them

      1. Milkman Bruno
          2 months, 11 days ago

          What did Lingard do?

          1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Missed a penalty...

            1. Milkman Bruno
                2 months, 11 days ago

                Rice did

                1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 11 Years
                  2 months, 11 days ago

                  Just like Lingard did in GW27...

          2. diesel001
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Exactly because of the reason you state. The egos of Rice, Lingard, Fornals, Lanzini etc. You name them and they all lack the humility to recognise they ain't that good at penalties.

          3. el polako
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Eastern Europeans are here to do the dirty work, glory is for others.

        • LOL LINGARD SCORED
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Benteke goal, Bruno assist

        • Limbo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Likelyhood of Ward getting the winner?

        • Dog and Fox
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          To bad the season is almost over or the golden boot race would have been between Benteke and Willock!!!

        • g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Tonio down

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            & up again.

          2. Mr. O'Connell
            • 9 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Don't. Every time I buy him I swear he never even makes half time.

        • Nightcrawler
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Townsend assist

          1. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Tekkers G

        • Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Salah trying to score an og for me there!!

          1. Guru Mediation
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Hahah wtf was that by him. Hilarious

        • DV8R
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Buying Bentekkers in TGW35 was a stroke of genius, top 10k here I come!

          1. Boxwoods
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Well done.

          2. Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Nice move, he’s been on fire recently

        • djman102
          • 12 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          FFS. Considered Benteke in DGW 35, but went with DCL in the end.

        • DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Liverpool on the ropes.

          1. Collie01
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Yeah, Burnley look dangerous.

          2. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Klopp looks worried. Burnley not only solid but a threat as well,

        • Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          No way Liverpool are keeping a clean sheet here

          1. Lindelol
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            thats the hope

        • ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Liverpool have been awful so far

          1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            I think it is more Burnley playing well in fairness.

            1. Guru Mediation
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 11 days ago

              Disagree. Liverpool have been rubbish

        • g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Benny SOT

        • Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 11 days ago

          Salah captain fail

          1. Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Season over

            1. Lindelol
              • 3 Years
              2 months, 11 days ago

              For 37th time

          2. Magic Zico
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Go away!

            1. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 11 days ago

              Don't feed him and he will.

              1. Magic Zico
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 2 Years
                2 months, 11 days ago

                I know but I am serious this time, go away!

        • Party time
            2 months, 11 days ago

            Why would declan rice take pen when Antonio is there... Moyes is a numpty

            1. Jindaljain
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 11 days ago

              Bcz Moyes listens to my opponents

              1. Party time
                  2 months, 11 days ago

                  Lol

            2. Jindaljain
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 11 days ago

              So far season over unless any major points from Antonio

            3. Scots Gooner
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 11 days ago

              Bamford or Wood next week?

              1. Duke Silver ☑
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 11 days ago

                Bam

              2. Jindaljain
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 11 days ago

                Wood

            4. sminkypinky
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              2 months, 11 days ago

              Tough gameweek. That’s all. 🙂

            5. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 11 Years
              2 months, 11 days ago

              Beautiful flick from Mane

              Warming up nicely for Palace

            6. The Train Driver
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              2 months, 11 days ago

              If a player gets a yellow then a straight red afterwards, does he get minus points for both cards??

              1. Jindaljain
                • 6 Years
                2 months, 11 days ago

                Only Red card if gets or only yellow

              2. Hazz
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 4 Years
                2 months, 11 days ago

                No, just red.

              3. dark91
                • 5 Years
                2 months, 11 days ago

                Hope you are not jinxing Benteke