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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
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Thiago misses a sitter

    Would have been a salah assist

    1. Duke Silver ☑
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Nice little move that.

  2. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 29 days ago

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

  3. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Thiago wastes Salah assist

  4. Scholes Out Forever
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Burnley playing the Sean Dyche patented 5-4-1

    1. JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Proper Brexit means Brexit football

  5. HonestBlatter
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Salah won't score today...sorry all

  6. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Thiago sitter wtf

  7. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    What a awful effort from salah

    Took so long and a terrible shot

  8. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Salah sitter again

  9. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Salah sitter

  10. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Don't do this to me Mo.

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      He did

      Trying to double his goal tally v Burnley.

  11. Boxwoods
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Thanks, Soucek

  12. TheSteel
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Salah is good for one of those a match

  13. ivantys
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Soucek ended his goal drought

  14. Party time
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Egyptian Pennant

    1. Wrong Captain Choice - Ag i…
      • 12 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Brilliant 😀
      Well done similar hairstyle and all.

  15. JayLegend
    • 7 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Sablankah

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Mo Blankah

  16. JONALDINHO
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    “Soucek is a season-keeper”

  17. Fudgy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Salah is absolutely finished

  18. DA Minnion (Legendary manag…
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Come on Trent.

  19. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Given as Soucek own goal, what a surprise

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 29 days ago

      You have 3 bonies tho

      1. Super Saints
        • 5 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        My only return of the game week wrongly downgraded to assist

  20. Milkman Bruno
    3 months, 29 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
      • 5 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

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

  21. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    No points for anyone this week, sorry

    1. Pat Bonner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Speak for yourself, I’m on 16 currently

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Haha love it

      2. TheSteel
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Well, ladida

      3. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

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

    2. Scrumper
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Not true, my bench has 18

  22. diesel001
    • 4 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

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

  23. Salah’s Sonnet
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Salah you are an absolute disgrace

    1. Fudgy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      3 months, 29 days ago

      He's ruining my season I'm so upset

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        On course to outscore Kane at least

        1. Fudgy
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 1 Year
          3 months, 29 days ago

          True but not enough at all

      2. Herman Toothrot
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        ...

  24. Magic Zico
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Lingardinho doing anything?

  25. Pat Bonner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

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

  26. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

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

    1. Isco Disco
      • 3 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

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

  27. Isco Disco
    • 3 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

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

  28. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Salah hobbling

    1. Collie01
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Watching the match and don't see Salah hobbling.

  29. Limbo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Pereira goal given. No Assist.

    1. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Was in not own goal?

      1. Hazz
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

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

      2. Limbo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        3 months, 29 days ago

        Not any more

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      As expected.

    3. AzzaroMax99
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Where?

    4. KAPTAIN KANE
      • 4 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      He continues to bite me

    5. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      3 months, 29 days ago

      Reasonable.

  30. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    3 months, 29 days ago

    Martinelli goal