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Mane, Matip and Pogba benched as Man Utd host Liverpool in Gameweek 9

In the final match of Gameweek 9, Manchester United host Liverpool in a mouth-watering clash at Old Trafford.

Kick-off is at 16:30 BST.

Manchester United make three changes from Gameweek 8, with Marcus Rashford (£9.4m), Fred (£4.9m) and Scott McTominay (£5.4m) replacing Nemanja Matic (£4.5m), Paul Pogba (£7.6m) and Jadon Sancho (£9.0m).

Bruno Fernandes (£11.8m) also starts despite heading into the game as a doubt.

For Liverpool, Sadio Mane (£11.9m) drops to the bench with Joel Matip (£5.0m).

As a result, Diogo Jota (£7.5m) starts in attack alongside Mohamed Salah (£12.8m) and Roberto Firmino (£8.9m), while Ibrahima Konate (£5.1m) partners Virgil van Dijk (£6.6m) in defence.

Curtis Jones (£5.0m) is a substitute having missed the last two games with a groin injury, but Fabinho (£5.4m) and Thiago (£5.3m) miss out completely.


GAMEWEEK 9 LINE-UPS

Man Utd XI: de Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Fred, McTominay, Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford, Ronaldo

Subs: Henderson, Bailly, Dalot, Lingard, Matic, Pogba, van de Beek, Cavani, Sancho

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Konate, van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Milner, Keita, Salah, Jota, Firmino

Subs: Adrian, Mane, Gomez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Minamino, Tsimikas, Origi, Matip


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  1. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    1 month, 11 days ago

    Odds Ronaldo picks up a 2nd yellow today …. Evens?

    1. F4L
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Would be funny if Ole hooks him at HT

    2. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Highly highly likely the way my luck is

      1. Joey Jo-Jo Junior Shabadoo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Luck has nothing to do with it. He's a child and he's retired for all intents and purposes. Should never have entertained owning the worst value asset in the entire game.

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

    Wish Keane was in the studio.

  3. PartyTime
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Salah,feel free to get a hat trick

      1. Little Red Lacazette
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        2 more goals is more apt.

    • Mr Ozil
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Ronaldo>?

      Current front 3
      Antonio Ronaldo King

    • HonestBlatter
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Salah has broken FPL and LiveFPL again

      1. Mr. O'Connell
        • 9 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Hopefully they never come back

        1. Echoes
          • 1 Year
          1 month, 11 days ago

          This

        2. Ragabolly
          • 11 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          hahaha I chuckled 😀

    • nerd_is_the_werd
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Paul Scholes wasn't joking, Utd being down 3 or 4 goals by half-time.

      1. Mid budget coach
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Spot on!

    • keefyefc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Steve Bruce cancelling his holiday !
      Ole to Cardiff
      McCarthy to Newcastle

    • JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      The most enjoyable half of football I think I’ve ever watched. Neville commenting tops it off. Serves him right for ever thinking United would finish ahead of Liverpool. Still remember him saying “something isn’t right there” when talking about Liverpool at the start of the season. All the people writing us off and saying how United would challenge instead. Beautiful. Orgasmic. Heaven.

      1. Nanoelektronicar
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        It's not about buying players, like Ronaldo and Sancho, it's about buying wins with players like Salah.

    • Del Griffith
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Ronaldo must crying he didnt go to City, got talked out by Fergie, lol

    • Make Arrows Green Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      FPL managers DDOSing the site in their rush to dump United players

    • Naby K8a
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Gary “Somethings not right at Liverpool” Neville

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Salah wanted to go to Madrid too, he's hurting 🙂

        Hopefully he protects his pal, Ole!

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Harry Maguire is a special, special talent.

      1. Hy liverpool
        • 8 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        And bisaka better than taa.. Talents everywhere

      2. JBG
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Special indeed.

    • jackruet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Trent now keep clean sheet and 1 more assist with 2 bonus

      1. F4L
        • 6 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        no give us a goal!

    • Champ
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Ole is having the same issue with his defence as me with the FPL servers "We are unable to perform your request"

      1. Art Vandelay
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 11 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Yep, LiveFPL suffering from a backend error too.

    • Kaneyonero
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Error: Server Error

    • DycheDycheBaby
      • 6 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Get Steve Bruce in

    • Art Vandelay
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      I thought I was having a good week. A chap in my ML is on 127 (inc baps) and has c9me from nowhere to be second.

    • Wakanda
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 11 days ago

      Salah will be out for national very soon right.. so no point getting him in if we do not have him now… right ?

      1. jackruet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 11 days ago

        What?

      2. have you seen cyan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        no point in talking about hpyothetical situations, every fantasy player owns Salah

      3. Wakanda
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 11 days ago

        I mean he has national duty soon right? I am clarifying .. wasn’t sure about their fixtures

        1. have you seen cyan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          not sure tbh, afcon I guess

    • PartyTime
        1 month, 11 days ago

        Havertz cappers flagged my post.

        What a shame!

        1. Salah’s Sonnet
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Not really though

        2. Herman Toothrot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          I'd say it was the Vardy owners / cappers who saw your username and picture.

          1. PartyTime
              1 month, 11 days ago

              😆

        3. Herman Toothrot
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          We all know Lingard will come on and score 6.

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

            Need his trickery

        4. Rainer
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Bad half for the supposed best left back in the world too.

          1. Rainer
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            All 4 goals could be pinned on Shaw... oh my.

          2. Marvin that is called Marvi…
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Who on earth supposes that Luke Shaw is the best left back in the world?

            1. Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Max BPs

              1. Marvin that is called Marvi…
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Say no more.

            2. have you seen cyan
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Shaws immediate family and friends

        5. Firminoooo
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          Last GW brought in Mahrez and captained over Salah. This GW brought in Havertz and captained over Salah. Who to captain over Salah next GW?

          1. jackruet
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Mount

          2. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Mane, well rested

          3. jackruet
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 11 days ago

            Chase points

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

            Benched Foden.

        6. Hairy Potter
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 11 days ago

          I hope all those ex-Man Utd players who were supporting Steve Bruce despite the Newcastle fans being unhappy with results are consistent and come out and support OGS now.

          1. Milkman Bruno
              1 month, 11 days ago

              They have been but enough is enough

              1. Hairy Potter
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                ... but he got them 2nd last season and they broke that record of away games without a defeat...

            • Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              One is a good manager, the other is Ole

          2. lordkippe
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 11 days ago

            I really messed it up this week in terms of FPL. Gotta find a way to claw back.

          3. Milkman Bruno
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Has a manager ever been sacked at half time of a match? And a players contract terminated?

            • Ginkapo FPL
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Wheres Roy Keane? What do I pay my tv license fee for?

              1. Nanoelektronicar
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 11 days ago

                Rushing to OT to punch Ole.

            • g40steve
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 3 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Get Ron off & Lingz on

            • Bury94
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              Anyone else bench Jota? 🙁 Didn't think he'd start and come on for a cameo. Oh well

            • wildnothing
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              In heaven yesterday with Chilwell, James, Mount, Foden. Was about 40 points ahead of my mini league rivals who all captained Salah. Today I had Vardy as captain, Mbeumo and Toney for 5 points total and Salah doing what he does. This is an annoying yet fun game.

            • F4L
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 11 days ago

              This is even more embarrassing than the Spurs 6-1 victory