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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. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Those moaning and contemplating removing their team because they didn’t captain Salah:

    Just a reminder I didn’t have him at all from GW3 to GW7…

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Rank lol?

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        I don’t even check it, must be 2m+ easily

        1. Super Saints
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          That's why people are moaning lol

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 5 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Becomes an unhealthy addiction if you check it too often

      2. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Even when I was doing well last season I stayed of livefpl as much as I could.

        1. KAPTAIN KANE
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          *off

    2. Toonmad
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Mo than 3m captained him this week

  2. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Ole you Tw4! Should’ve left GW on, muppet'

  3. Optimus.
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Souness in heaven

  4. Siva Mohan
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Man Utd were better without CR7

    1. svasei - Up (?) the Rovers
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      This one million. He broke United.

    2. adibo
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      How?… didnt know ronaldo played defence

    3. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      The scout squad needs sacking! Why buy all these old pensioners, young blood is needed?

  5. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Please 1 more Taa return

  6. Inazuma X1
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Pogba with the smirk

  7. KAPTAIN KANE
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Thank you Mr Tuchel for not playing Alonso this week XXX

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      ditto 😀

    2. Sun Jihai
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Lucky boy!

      1. KAPTAIN KANE
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        For once!

  8. HashAttack
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Man U doing their best to get the game abandoned ... Ref trying to keep hold of those red cards for 90 minutes

  9. Forgetmeknot
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    6-0 to utd… on yellow cards

  10. Super Saints
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    FFS Ronaldo. -12 incoming with Ronaldo Vardy Benrahma Gallagher out

  11. Joey Tribbiani
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 days ago

    this is funny

  12. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    That's the TAA CS locked in then

  13. _Ninja_
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Brunoff

  14. Steve The Spud
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    This could be 7 or 8 easily now

    1. yousunkmybattleship
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Possibly 10

  15. yousunkmybattleship
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 12 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    This more than makes up for having to waste 90 mins of my life watching the Spurs game

  16. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Bruno sighting

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Lol

    2. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Off

  17. have you seen cyan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Man U have 5 yellows and a red, Pool zero cards

  18. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    I thought a yellow card was about right.

    Pogba had his foot lifted by the other foot slightly. Not a red card 2 or 3 seasons ago.

    Ole on his way?

    1. Esalman
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      One of Pogba or Ronaldo had to go. Saying this as Ronaldo owner.

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Ronaldo kicked it in anger in the first half hitting the ball onto his balls.

        1. Esalman
          • 12 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Angry reactions usually warrant red cards.

    2. AC/DC AFC
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Mind you the outcome was poor for Liverpool too.

    3. Radzio
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Very good they changed this stupid rule that it would be yellow. Keita is gone injured because of this tackle, they should really fight against it.

    4. TheTinman
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Are you kidding? Awful tackle.

      1. AC/DC AFC
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        I didn't see it fully to be fair, juggling a baby and Sunday dinner!

  19. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Big game Bruno strikes again.

  20. Milkman Bruno
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 days ago

    I’m in a pub full of Liverpool fans watching this. I’m mortified in my united jersey. Never in all my years supporting them have I been so embarrassed

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Your players are a disgrace

    2. badgerboy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Take it off and burn it in the middle of the pub.

    3. ZeBestee
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Its not that you are the one on the pitch, football is meant to be an entertainment, lose or win is part of the game. Cheer up.

      1. CravenA
        • 12 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        You what??

    4. Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Oh good lord. Luckily they’ll just take pity on you.

  21. 1zverGGadeM
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Poor Naby lad 🙁

  22. g40steve
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Bruno & Rash off Ole sacked at 7pm tonight 🙂

  23. Champ
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Stop moaning about the FPL servers. The most important thing is that the gambling sites and alcohol links keep working.

    1. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      🙂

  24. Rainer
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    We pray for Pogba karma.

  25. TomSaints
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    If I had perma captained Salah I’d be top 500 in world now.

    Getting captain right / wrong is 90% of this game

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Luck is 100% of this game

    2. TorresMagic™
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • Has Moderation Rights
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Must have a lot of captain fails for that from 40K

      1. TomSaints
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Haven’t captained Salah 4 times

  26. Duke Silver ☑
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Dalot on. That's another 3 goals for Liverpool

  27. Sun Jihai
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Time to sell Shaw?

    1. Egg noodle
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Obviously

    2. Rankbajin
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Long past

    3. Esalman
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Got rid in gw7 WC

  28. TheTinman
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    I genuinely feel for Havertz coppers right now. It was funny yesterday but this is getting ugly

    1. Debauchy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Yeah tough it is , that said still decent with 95 pts but should have been a Mega

  29. PartyTime
      6 months, 24 days ago

      The No Salah League must be a quiet place right now

    • JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Is Keita alright? Looks bad

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Lucky he was off the ground.

      2. Djokovic Airlines
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        according to some rumours, he is in hospital and is being scanned.
        Someone once jumped into my shin like that on the football pitch and I chipped the bone.