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

    Thiago misses a sitter

    Would have been a salah assist

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Nice little move that.

  2. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Robbo return needed to secure top 4 and European football in my ml for this year

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

    Thiago wastes Salah assist

  4. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Burnley playing the Sean Dyche patented 5-4-1

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

      Proper Brexit means Brexit football

  5. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Salah won't score today...sorry all

  6. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Thiago sitter wtf

  7. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    What a awful effort from salah

    Took so long and a terrible shot

  8. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Salah sitter again

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

    Salah sitter

  10. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Don't do this to me Mo.

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 13 days ago

      He did

      Trying to double his goal tally v Burnley.

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

    Thanks, Soucek

  12. TheSteel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 13 days ago

    Salah is good for one of those a match

  13. ivantys
      2 months, 13 days ago

      Soucek ended his goal drought

    • Party time
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Egyptian Pennant

        1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
          • 12 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Brilliant 😀
          Well done similar hairstyle and all.

      • JayLegend
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Sablankah

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Mo Blankah

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

        “Soucek is a season-keeper”

      • Fudgy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Salah is absolutely finished

      • DA Minnion (In Bielsa we tr…
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Come on Trent.

      • Super Saints
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 13 days ago

        Given as Soucek own goal, what a surprise

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          You have 3 bonies tho

          1. Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            My only return of the game week wrongly downgraded to assist

      • Milkman Bruno
          2 months, 13 days ago

          My ML rival has had points coming off his bench for 6 game weeks in a row now with incredible luck including 8+ pointer from his 3rd sub on two occasions!! This week he has Soucek 1st sub and of course it’s the first time his bench is not needed 😆

          1. Super Saints
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Never had a bench player return the week I've got them, it's all luck

        • KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          No points for anyone this week, sorry

          1. Pat Bonner
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 10 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Speak for yourself, I’m on 16 currently

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              Haha love it

            2. TheSteel
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              Well, ladida

            3. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              Usually loads of goals at the end of the season, I’m disappointed

          2. Scrumper
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Not true, my bench has 18

        • diesel001
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Looks like it could be a Salah hat-trick of missed sitters. But there is still time......

        • UNDERWORLD7
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Salah you are an absolute disgrace

          1. Fudgy
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            2 months, 13 days ago

            He's ruining my season I'm so upset

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              On course to outscore Kane at least

              1. Fudgy
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 1 Year
                2 months, 13 days ago

                True but not enough at all

            2. Herman Toothrot
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              ...

        • Magic Zico
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Lingardinho doing anything?

        • Pat Bonner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Liverpool trying to play out from that back with those centre half’s :-/

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

          Can’t believe I doubled up on the attack for a moyes side

          1. Isco Disco
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Same here mate. Let's hope for the best. Antonio 1 goal and Lingardinho 1 goal 1 assist in the 2nd half

        • Isco Disco
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Klopp lauding Salah's missed sitter. Guess he has Kane captain in his FPL team

        • Steve The Spud
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Salah hobbling

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

            Watching the match and don't see Salah hobbling.

        • Limbo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 10 Years
          2 months, 13 days ago

          Pereira goal given. No Assist.

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

            Was in not own goal?

            1. Hazz
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              If nobody touched it, the corner would have gone in... hence no OG.

            2. Limbo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              2 months, 13 days ago

              Not any more

          2. Hazz
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            As expected.

          3. AzzaroMax99
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Where?

          4. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            He continues to bite me

          5. Salan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 11 Years
            2 months, 13 days ago

            Reasonable.

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

          Martinelli goal