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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. ANGRY PERSON
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Liverpool is going easy now. If this was Bayern they'd absolutely kill them

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

      When was the last time Bayern put 5 past united

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

      We're in total shock because of Keita. He's the most importand CM at the moment.

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

    TAA close 🙁

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

    And poor old Scholes thought the video of him nibbling his daughter's toes was the worst thing to happen to him today...

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

    C'mon TAA. Need a goal from.him

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

    DDG best United player

    1. Postman Ty
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I mean, conceding 5 doesn't look great on him either, regardless of one or two good saves.

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

    If Utd were to score now it would make for an exciting last 20 min

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

      Ole preparing for his usual 'amazing comeback' interview

      1. Licky
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        "The team showed great fight to not concede again after the red card..."

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

      Not even Roy of the Rovers could turn this around for man United

  7. tiger
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Salah hungry for more

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

      Good! Go on my sweet captain.

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

        Lukaku (c), Jota -> Vardy, Havertz (c) anyone?

  8. Nomar
    • 12 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Cardiff need a new manager, wonder if they'd take Ole back?

    1. 'Broadsword Calling Da…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      You copied this comment from the BBC website, meh!

  9. balint84
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    First week without C Salah. Thats a joke. 🙁

    1. OLD Rafiki
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      how could you?

    2. Nomar
      • 12 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Did it last week. Lesson duly learned, put it straight back on Salah last Sunday and keeping it there.

  10. Zilla
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Hope those Manchester "fans" that wanted to lose are happy now. Idiotic.

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

    All things considered 24 will feel like a Salah captain fail...

    What could have been 🙁

    1. Abusive_Sgt_Daelrhos
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Could have been 48

    2. Cok3y5murf
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      True. Not a single goal against 10 men

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

        Compassionate.

      2. Pep bites Kun
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        What team do you support?

        1. Cok3y5murf
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 24 days ago

          Neutral

          1. Pep bites Kun
            • 5 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            😉

    3. Lanley Staurel
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Yeh disaster lol

  12. Postman Ty
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    That Ronaldo goal would have been huge, as someone stuck with him who doesn't own TAA...

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

      You're lucky he wasn't sent off.

      1. Postman Ty
        • 7 Years
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Ya that was spooky. To be fair he got all ball no man, but it was violent.

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

          On which kick?

          1. Postman Ty
            • 7 Years
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Did you see the view from the correct side?

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

      Can still happen.

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

      Same here. Give us a one before I sell him off haha.

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

      Apologies mate but I still own Ron so no chance

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

    OX is the ugly duckling in this LFC side. He can’t keep up.

  14. Valdez
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Did everyone captain Salah?

    1. Danno - Emre Canada
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Nope, not me, Jesus ☹️

  15. La Roja
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    103 pts and counting 😛

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

      Delicious

    2. dshv
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Same

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

    Desperately need one from Ronaldo

  17. gogs67
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 days ago

    I don'r have Trent so that Liverpool CS on 60 mins knocked me from a 7% green arrow to a 9% red one.
    Need it gone

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

    TAA is on a bap now, his goal will be added soon and a 2nd bap

    1. OLD Rafiki
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      *assist and cs

  19. FOO FIGHTER
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Imagine having Blankaku stuck on your bench.

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

    Firmino blanking here is peak FPL Firmino.

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

      Yes, red hot FPL a week ago and now doing a Havertz during a rout

  21. Zilla
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    But seriously though how can one match make -700k rank change rofl

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

    Salah is one goal away from a new FPL record single game score?

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

      2 goals

  23. Make United Great Again
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Surely Ole can’t survive this?

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

      A freak result. More time needed.

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Can’t see it

    3. The 12th Man
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Steve Bruce waiting in the wings.

  24. Marxthetic
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 24 days ago

    If your first sub doesnt play, does he still get subbed in if someone in your starting 11 didn't play? Or will it go to second sub?

    Got Dennis as second sub on bench, if hes subbed in I'm looking at my first 120+ score outside of a double gw

    1. caldracula
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      It will be the first sub that has played.

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

      Depends. If the player in your team and the first sub were both defenders then it'll be third sub.

      1. Marxthetic
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 24 days ago

        Thanks guys

        Player subbed out is a defender, first sub is a defender, but I played 4 at the back so should still be valid formation if Dennis is subbed in right?

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

          Yeah you get the jammy Dennis points 😉

          1. Marxthetic
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 1 Year
            6 months, 24 days ago

            Ah yay! Thank you

  25. caldracula
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    I take it 100+ points is going to be fairly common this week?

    1. Dreaming of glory
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 24 days ago

      I thought so but only need and 1 other in a semi competitive ml managed it. A good few in 80s though so probably be alot there or there abouts

    2. Dammit_182
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 24 days ago

      Yes. Like week 1, where I didn’t have Bruno and captained mane instead of salah. It meant everyone has 40/50 points head start on me. This week I’ll get 90 with bps if Liverpool keep the clean sheet. And still lose ground.

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

    Shaw looks good value.

  27. Ajax Hamsterdam
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 24 days ago

    Funny as no one boasted about their points about 90 minutes ago lol.

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

    At least Salah (C) has reduced my rank drop to about 11% now. It was 110% yesterday.

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

    That Pogba challenge was outrageously bad. Hope Keita is fine. Pogba had clear intent to do damage their. Disgraceful

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

    1 Trent return could make this into an almost unimaginable green arrow