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Southampton v Liverpool team news: Klopp decimates Fantasy squads

Liverpool travel to Southampton this evening knowing Manchester City will be champions if they lose.

Kick-off at St Mary’s Stadium is at 19:45 BST.

Jurgen Klopp has ripped up his usual team-sheet and makes nine changes from the side that started Saturday’s FA Cup final win over Chelsea.

Alisson and Ibrahima Konate are the only players who keep their place in the starting XI, which features Takumi Minamino, Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino as the front-three.

Andrew Robertson and Luis Diaz are substitutes, while Virgil van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are not in the squad.

Ralph Hasenhuttl, meanwhile, makes five changes.

Alex McCarthy comes in for the injured Fraser Forster, while there are also starts for Lyanco, Jack Stephens, Mohamed Elyounoussi and Nathan Tella.


GAMEWEEK 37 LINE-UPS

Southampton XI: McCarthy, Walker-Peters, Lyanco, Stephens, Salisu, Ward-Prowse, Diallo, Redmond, Elyounoussi, Tella, Broja

Subs: Caballero, Valery, Bednarek, Djenepo, Romeu, Long, Adams, A Armstrong, S Armstrong

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Gomez, Matip, Konate, Tsimikas, Milner, Elliott, Jones, Minamino, Jota, Firmino

Subs: Kelleher, Robertson, Williams, Thiago, Keita, Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Diaz, Origi


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546 Comments Post a Comment
  1. BobbyDoesNotLook
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    Liverpool first team would score 9 today. Soton all over the place 😀

    1. No Need
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Leicester wont be far off

    2. keefyefc
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Currently playing a league cup team
      Surprised no Mane on the bench
      I knew about Salah Virgil & probably Robbo before the game .

  2. Zenith UK
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    1 month, 13 days ago

    What's worse FFS Community;

    Robbo & Trent don't feature, or that I played five at the back and benched Saka and Ramsey before Bowen so no matter whether Alonso or James play, Bowen's whopping 14 points stay on the bench! LUL

    1. NorCal Villan
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Ramsey before Bowen on bench is bad, ain’t gonna lie

    2. No Need
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Milner right back

      1. keefyefc
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Plenty of midfield options on the bench

      2. Paulo67
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Maybe bring Diaz into midfield Milner left back

    3. Scholes Out For Summer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Jota assist we want more!!

    4. Royal5
      • 10 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Get Trent on

      1. Zim0
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Difficult ask that

        1. Zim0
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Needs to be on the bench first of all

          1. Royal5
            • 10 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Lol. Ment Robbo (:

      2. Eh, just one more thing ...
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Lol.

    5. g40steve
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Thoughts on FH38?

      Lloris
      James, Alonso, Cancelo
      Jota, Maddison, Zaha, Son, KDB
      Vardy, Toney

      Ward, Tsimikas, Anderson, Nketiah

      1. THFC4LIFE
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Very nice

      2. KAPTAIN KANE’S SON
        • 5 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Superb - not sure about Toney though

        1. g40steve
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Who instead

          1. Utopsis
            • 2 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            I'm toying with Callum Wilson myself

            1. Monklane
              • 12 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Lucky Callum

            2. Not again Shirley
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              That’s a phrase I thought I’d never hear!

    6. THFC4LIFE
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Best combo for gw38?

      18.7m to spend

      A. Kulu and Kane
      B. Maddison and Lukaku
      C. Mount and Vardy

      Will be selling Coutinho and Ings

      1. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Looking at Southampton tonight Vardy, Maddison & Barnes might get double digits?

      2. g40steve
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        D Two Leicester?

      3. Cheeky Onion
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        I like C. Do you already have Son? If not, would be dangerous going without both him and Kane

      4. Sun Jihai
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Maddison and Vardy possible?

    7. Scots Gooner
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      More please Jota. That’s my only points this week 🙁

    8. Steve The Spud
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      1 month, 13 days ago

      Nketiah and Saka off my bench to feast on Newcastle tomorrow!

      1. The Mentaculus
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Oh dear. Quite the fail. Check your dates bud

      2. NorCal Villan
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Did they feast with glee?

        • The Mentaculus
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Or perhaps I've seen the future? In which case I can let you know they both blank

      3. Baps hunter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        Minamino, Jota and Tsimikas hauling!!!

        What is the limit of stupid trolling posts allowed here? The one exposing casuals year after year and on every page (with too much spirits drinken) has been banned or just disappeared for another reason? He seems to have followers though or has he changed his name?

      4. Cheeky Onion
        • 4 Years
        1 month, 13 days ago

        What are the benching chances of James, Alonso and Mount for Thursday?

        1. Bubbles1985
          • 5 Years
          1 month, 13 days ago

          Snap!

      5. Casualspotted
          1 month, 13 days ago

          I'm so glad i didnt bought Zaha on free hit
          I'm so glad that Minamino bring me points

          1. RedRo
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            1 month, 13 days ago

            What was this supposed to say?

          2. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            So am I!!!

          3. Baps hunter
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            I am also glad that you have a lot of multiple teams and are MUDded!

            1. Casualspotted
                1 month, 13 days ago

                I need only one team to be better than you mate

          4. Inazuma X1
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            It's no surprise that the best managers Klopp, Pep, Conte and Tuchel are finishing in top4

            1. The Ilfordian
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Howe must be in the running

              1. Monklane
                • 12 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Frank's been amazing

                1. Baps hunter
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  footballer, yes...

                  1. Brehmeren
                    • 12 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Thomas

                2. The Ilfordian
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Agreed. Totally comfortable with Premier league and great team to watch

            2. Slouch87
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              It's no surprise that they have the best players.

            3. jason_ni
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              And conte

            4. RedRo
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              1 month, 13 days ago

              If that’s how it works I’m looking forward to Ten Hag winning the league next season!

            5. Baps hunter
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Yea... The difference with them and OGS is usually that even I could have done better choices OGS quite often. (However Pep has been overthinking sometimes in CL and changed his system too much.)

              1. Inazuma X1
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Pep has never been great at UCL. Out of all these 4, I'd rank Pep 4th. He only spends $$ to have a big enough squad = league win. Bald Fraud.

              2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
                • 12 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                OGS did pretty well all things considered, he got the team to 2nd place. Many people dismiss him but he made the team fight for him.

                I'd like to see pep/klopp/tuchel in a situation where the squad is so volatile. Oh wait, tuchel couldn't handle it at paris

                1. Zim0
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 3 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  OGS is definitely world class at man managing. Everyone loved him even when he was leaving

            6. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • 12 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              I'd like to see someone like potter given the budget and benefits and then we can see who is the best

            7. Not again Shirley
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              You mean the managers with the most money.

          5. Bubbles1985
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Chances that 1 of Mount or James doesn't play on Thurs?

            I have Pukki next in line on the bench...

            1. Cheeky Onion
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              I'm hoping for a James/Alonso benching. not sure which is more likely. All 3 played 120 mins on Sat

          6. No Need
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Jota -baps

          7. jason_ni
            • 6 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Ohh, close from jota.

          8. No Need
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Hows that not a yc

          9. g40steve
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 13 days ago

            Bugger Sheffield

            1. Inazuma X1
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Damn.

            2. Old Man
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              🙁 Andrex time

              1. NorCal Villan
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Had to Google Andrex. It is not what I thought it would be

            3. No Need
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              Id love to see Tella take a Pen

            4. THE SHEEP HUNTER
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              MinamiNo

            5. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
              • 12 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              If liverpool had played the strongest team, I genuinely think this could have been another tanking approaching the 9-0s of previous seasons. This southampton side is atrocious at the back

              1. Royal5
                • 10 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Salah would still blank given his form

              2. No Need
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Im going Leics 3 amigos on the strength of this

                1. Royal5
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Maddy, Harvey and Vardy?

                  1. No Need
                    • 8 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    Yep for a hit with exact money Barnes Vardy for Cout Rich

            6. mirko77
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              My Gomez punt went well.

              Kinda like my Diaz pick last week.

              I'm cursed

              1. Zim0
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Punts rarely work out.

            7. Shultan
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              So glad season is ending & no more FF
              GW1 rank 250K, GW37 350K
              Just yo-yoing all season between 500-350k rank
              Waste of a season for me

            8. Inazuma X1
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 13 days ago

              I thought Klopp was smarter than this. Win today and GW38 and they'd be champions. City could very well lose GW38

              1. Shultan
                • 6 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                This side can still beat Southampton

                1. Inazuma X1
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  They can but currently it's 1-1

              2. Not again Shirley
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Klopp is smart. League is gone. Now is the time to get his players physically ready for the Champions League final.

                1. Inazuma X1
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Real Madrid is easy to beat

              3. The Knights Template
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 13 days ago

                You’re smarter than Klopp?

            9. Casualspotted
                1 month, 13 days ago

                Tsimikas is great player. Only Cancelo and Robbo are better on his position in the league

                1. Inazuma X1
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Chilwell?

                  1. Casualspotted
                      1 month, 13 days ago

                      Average like Luke Shaw and Tierney

                2. Kodap
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Any sign of Diaz?

                3. keefyefc
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 4 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Origi to the rescue ?
                  A bit early I was expecting to come on at 89 mins

                  1. Inazuma X1
                    • 4 Years
                    1 month, 13 days ago

                    As always

                4. Gazwaz80
                  • 2 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Hello Community, one more week to go and then it’s back to some sort of normality. Thinks like reintroducing ourselves to our Children and better half, talking to work colleagues and showering and maybe have a shave etc, anyway, this is my G/Week 38 team, locked in unless there is any injuries that crop up so feel free to tear apart or, heap copious amounts of praise on it 😀

                  Schmeichel
                  Robbo- James- Cancelo
                  Mount-Son-Saka-Madds-Kev
                  Nketiah-Vards
                  Bench:
                  Dubravka-Andersen-Broja-Tsimikas
                  Thanks very much and good luck fellas…

                5. Mr. O'Connell hates DG…
                  • 10 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Matip is pretty annoying really

                6. No Need
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 13 days ago

                  Matip wow on bench with Bavies