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Liverpool FC fans around the world have reason to celebrate as Diogo Jota makes his return to the starting line-up for today’s match against Fulham at Craven Cottage. This encounter marks Jota’s first start since February, following his recovery from injury. Alongside Jota, four other changes have been made to the squad since their midweek win with Atalanta. Harvey Elliott, Wataru Endo, Ryan Gravenberch, and Jarell Quansah also join the starting XI for this crucial Premier League clash.

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Starting XI


Alisson Becker:
Alisson stands tall between the posts, ready to showcase his remarkable skills in thwarting Fulham’s attacks. The Brazilian goalkeeper has been a consistent presence for Reds, providing a solid foundation for the team’s defense.


Endo’s return to the line-up brings a sense of stability to Reds defense. His tactical awareness and ability to read the game make him a valuable asset in thwarting opposition advances.

Virgil van Dijk:
The towering figure of Virgil van Dijk graces the defense once again. His leadership qualities and defensive prowess have been sorely missed, and his return is sure to bolster Liverpool’s backline.

Robertson takes his place in the starting line-up, bringing his energy and attacking flair to the left-back position. His overlapping runs and defensive contributions make him a dynamic presence on the field.

Trent Alexander-Arnold:
Trent Alexander-Arnold, known for his precision passing and dangerous crosses, is set to create havoc for Fulham’s defense from the right-back position. His ability to join the attack while maintaining defensive solidity adds a crucial dimension to Reds game.


Harvey Elliott:
Elliott’s return from injury is a welcome sight for Liverpool fans. The young midfielder’s creativity and vision in the middle of the park have been missed, and his presence is sure to unlock Fulham’s defense.

Ryan Gravenberch:
Gravenberch’s inclusion in the starting XI adds a touch of elegance to Liverpool’s midfield. His ability to control the tempo of the game and dictate play will be key in dominating the midfield battle.

Wataru Endo:

Endo at midfield add Reds strength to push ball forward and good pressing to possesses the game


Diogo Jota:
Jota’s return to the starting line-up is a major boost for Liverpool’s attacking prowess. His speed, movement, and eye for goal make him a constant threat to opposition defenses. Liverpool fans will be hoping for Jota to pick up right where he left off before his injury.

Luis Diaz:

Luis Diaz, a perennial goal-scoring threat, is a constant danger to any defense he faces. His speed, skill, and goal-scoring instincts make him a key player for Reds , capable of turning the tide of a match in an instant.

Cody Gakpo:

Gakpo at the right wing give The Reds extra pressing towards Fulham defenders and able to dominate the game


Caoimhin Kelleher, Joe Gomez, Ibrahima Konate, Dominik Szoboszlai, Darwin Nunez, Alexis Mac Allister, Mohamed Salah, Curtis Jones, Kostas Tsimikas:
Liverpool’s bench is packed with talent and versatility. With players like Salah and Konate ready to make an impact if called upon, manager Jurgen Klopp has a wealth of options to change the game’s course if needed.

Tactical Analysis

Liverpool’s line-up against Fulham suggests a balanced approach, with an emphasis on controlling the midfield and exploiting the wings. The return of key players such as Jota, Van Dijk, and Elliott injects a sense of confidence and creativity into the team.

Defensive Solidity

With Van Dijk leading the defense, supported by Van Dijk and Quansah , Reds aims to limit Fulham’s opportunities in front of goal. Alexander-Arnold’s attacking prowess from the right-back position will be complemented by Robertson overlapping runs on the left, providing width and depth to Liverpool’s play.

Midfield Control

In the midfield, Gravenberch and Elliott will look to dictate the tempo of the game. Their ability to link defense with attack, coupled with Jota intelligent movement, will be crucial in breaking down Fulham’s defensive lines.

Liverpool Dynamic Attack

With Diaz,Jota and Gakpo leading the attack, Reds possesses a potent goal-scoring threat. Jota’s return adds a new dimension to the front line, while Diaz and Gakpo clinical finishing make them constant dangers in and around the box.


As Liverpool takes to the field against Fulham, fans are eager to see their beloved team in action with a refreshed and formidable line-up. The return of key players, coupled with the depth and talent on the bench, bodes well for an exciting and high-quality match at Craven Cottage.

Liverpool’s starting XI reflects a blend of experience, skill, and flair, all orchestrated by the tactical acumen of manager Jurgen Klopp. With the race for the Premier League title heating up, every match becomes crucial, and Liverpool will be looking to secure all three points against Fulham.

As the referee blows the whistle to start the match, the stage is set for an enthralling encounter. Whether it’s a moment of brilliance from Salah, a well-worked goal involving Jota and Gakpo, or a solid defensive display led by Van Dijk, Liverpool fans can expect nothing less than a passionate and determined performance from their beloved team. The Reds are back, and they are ready to conquer.

So sit back, grab your scarf, and get ready to cheer as Liverpool FC takes on Fulham in a clash that promises excitement, drama, and, hopefully, a victory for the mighty Reds.

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By Abdulkadir Salim

Abdulkadir Salim Is content writer for Liverpool FC Times

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