FPL Gossip 10th February 2022: Leicester line-up, Chelsea victory and Mahrez on penalties
A look at the latest rumours and bits of gossip that are getting the FPL community talking.
Possible leak of Leicester’s line-up
Popular FPL personality Sam Martin believes he knows the Leicester line-up to face Liverpool tonight. Angry after their 4-1 cup defeat to Nottingham Forest, Brendan Rodgers has mentioned the possible need for a shake-up and this rumoured XI leaves out Youri Tielemans, Caglar Soyuncu and Harvey Barnes.
Chelsea progress to Club World Cup final
A first half Romelu Lukaku strike gave Chelsea a 1-0 win over Al-Hilal, to progress the Blues to Saturday’s Club World Cup final against Palmeiras. It was a strong line-up from Thomas Tuchel, although he was able to rest Mason Mount, N’Golo Kante and Edouard Mendy.
Has Guardiola confirmed Mahrez as his main penalty taker?
In the 2-0 win over Brentford, Riyad Mahrez stepped up to take the spot kick over the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva. His miss for Algeria in the African Cup of Nations ended a streak of eight successful penalties but he has quickly put this behind him with two against Fulham and the Bees. After the match, Pep Guardiola said this: