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lead the line

To be the first person in a line of people. All right, kids, who wants to lead the line when we walk to lunch today?
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Calvert-Lewin didn't find the back of the net in Sunday's 2-0 win over Chelsea but led the line brilliantly throughout the 90 minutes, and that is a position he wants to keep.
But that raised eyebrows when Fletcher led the line for his club at Bolton last night and bagged the opening goal in 2-0 win.
The 26-year-old is on standby to continue upfront in Sunday's Merseyside derby against Everton shouldFirminonot be fit to return, whileMohamed Salahalso led the line forLiverpoolover the winter months when Klopp swapped his favoured 4-3-3 formation for a 4-2-3-1 system.
The Venezuelan led the line well for United and provided an assist for Ayoze Perez, who scored Newcastle's third goal in injury-time.
Teenager Kyle Cawley led the line with a brilliant 1-6 - all but one coming from play - while Stephen Coen added five points from play and Mark Breheny another four.
"He did OK last season, he got his 17 goals and led the line very well and he has improved by about 20% but he's not in the company of Higuain and Suarez because he's not done it on a consistent basis.
Christian Booth led the line with five goals and there was aone each for Carl Stonehouse, Martin Small, Lee Bousefield and Ian Evans.
"At Blackburn, Jordan has led the line on his own at times.
Liverpool were heavily linked with Jones for the duration of the winter window but no deal was struck and Jones instead led the line in a drab 0-0 with Stoke at the Stadium of Light on Monday.
And manager and first-team coach predicted that Sutton would help take the pressure off Heskey, who has manfully led the line all season and has recently been showing signs that it has become all too wearying.
"Craig was outstanding while John led the line superbly.
Shirley MacLaine, who led the line of high kickers, commented wistfully, "You would never think that a few pantaloons and some petticoats would cause such a furor!"
But with United facing two big games in four days, Smith led the line and was great in both of them.
He led the line brilliantly and his link-up play with the midfield was nothing short of excellent.
Markey led the line and was a nuisance all afternoon.