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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. AC/DC AFC
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    It's almost as Liverpool feel 5 nil in enough of a mauling.

    Mane may feel differently...

    1. Scholes Out For Summer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      hes going to want to match salah...

  2. Eh, just one more thing ...
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    This Liverpool team can’t even score again 10 Man Utd … awful.

    1. TKC07
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      9 (with Ronaldo)..

    2. Little Red Lacazette
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      The are used to scoring against 11. 10 is a jinx.

  3. Dreaming of glory
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Was vardy injured btw?

    1. Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Yep I brought him in

      1. Dreaming of glory
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Same! Broke 100 tho so not too worried. Was it a bad one or hold out to hear an update?

  4. Ask Yourself
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Imagine we had all captained Lukaku instead of this…

    1. EffPeeEll
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      huhuh

    2. thegaffer82
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Lukaku would have got 5 against Norwich

    3. Al Moon Yeah
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Was on Salah all week long. Too bad Lukaku injury forced some managers into the right decision. It would have put an end to the form vs fixture debate once and for all.

      1. Pep bites Kun
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Form v fixtures debate is ongoing and rightly so.

  5. Echoes
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Down from 150k to 1.1m in one GW. Unbelievable.

    1. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Bloody hell

    2. Al Moon Yeah
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Vice versa for me!

    3. MIGHTY JOE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Looking at green arrows and top 40k before this game. Almost outside 200k now.

      1. MIGHTY JOE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        But yeh, 150k->1,1mill so brutal

    4. Little Red Lacazette
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      You can do the reverse.

    5. Bertonian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Crikey

    6. Make United Great Again
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      What?!

  6. have you seen cyan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    If this only ends 0-5 this Liverpool team really need to take a long hard look at themselves.

  7. Collie01
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Salah and Trent making sure their pass completion rates are good

  8. Zalk
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 27 days ago

    Salah on 400+ this season if he keeps it up

  9. stuck in a dream 🙂
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Liverpool have decided to show some respect to this "team" I see....

      1. Rainer
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Trying to save Ole.

      2. TKC07
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        They aren't.. They don't want Ole out..

      3. Esalman
        • 12 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Would be surprised if Mane doesn't try to snag one here.

    • Revival
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Need either another TAA return or Ronaldo goal for a green arrow

      1. GoonerSteve
        • 12 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Same

    • Eh, just one more thing ...
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Come on Salah! More! More! More!

    • 272MK
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Might get 100pts if Trent gets 2 bonus

      1. mojoindojo
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Everyone will be on century.

    • Super Saints
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      My strike force is Ronaldo 1 Vardy 1, didn't think the day would come when I'd have to sell the GOAT for a hit!

    • have you seen cyan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Liverpool taking it easy now, Klopp reminded them that if they score many more then Ole will certainly be fired.

      1. 272MK
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Hahaha. Long term thinking eh

      2. tiger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Think it's probably too late for that now

        1. 272MK
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          We'll see Klopp arguing with the ref if the ref gives Liverpool a penalty

    • tbos83
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Salah is only premium worth the money. So many bargains around you could easily put a team together and have £5m+ to play with

    • The Ilfordian
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      People saying Ronaldo has unbalanced the team. Lucky escape for City?

      1. thegaffer82
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        No.
        He’d score 30 goals for a coach like a Pep and playing in that Man City team.

    • 272MK
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      12pm at the gym will always be filled with Liverpool fans. Safe to say im going much earlier tomorrow

    • FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Will there ever be another post concerning Salah "is regressing"

      Ha ha

      1. 272MK
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Declining.

        Salah is declining

        1. FOO FIGHTER
          • 2 Years
          2 months, 27 days ago

          Picked the wrong phrase ha ha.

          Declining my arse.

    • Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Mane is so selfish, Jones won't pass to him again

    • Al Moon Yeah
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Mane should get something for his owners just like Mahrez. He's a god player and fpl asset who just finds himself on the wrong end of a benching

    • JONALDINHO
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Liverpool should score a couple og’s to keep Ole’s job

    • EffPeeEll
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 27 days ago

      100 points (-4)

      1. TorresMagic™
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • Has Moderation Rights
        • 12 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        96 is pretty good.

    • Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Feels like a Salah failure after 2 red cards

    • Crouching Tiger
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Exactly 100 pts as things and baps stand... probably over average in top10?

      1. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Average in top 10k currently 83 …

      2. TOLV TUMS
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        Top 10K is about 86 avg atm according to LiveFPL

    • F_Ivanovic
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Just saw someone in my league has Broja, Livramento and Trent (?) in that order all on their bench.

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Don't look so sad, Ole 🙁

      1. have you seen cyan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 27 days ago

        A sky reporter is on stand by to tell Ole a hialrious joke at full time so they can photograph him laughing and smiling

    • Sim Simma 🤷 🔑 🚘
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Cavani miss

    • Ginkapo FPL
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Neville has a point, benching Messi Lingard is unforgivable

    • Ajax Hamsterdam
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Am tempted to transfer Jota back lol

    • Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 27 days ago

      Whey