UEFA.com casts its eye again on the primary three matchdays to evaluate the important thing performers in every place, and what which means for #UCLfantasy managers going ahead. Right here we have a look at forwards.
The ahead line is arguably an important space of any #UCLfantasy squad, and choosing the thought trio on any given matchday may give Fantasy managers loads of complications. Not like final season the place there have been one or two price range gems available, this time across the premium picks have largely justified their value tags. Not one of the prime ten highest-scoring Fantasy forwards value below €8m, with Mönchengladbach’s Alassane Pléa (€8.0m) providing glorious worth as the present prime factors scorer. The French ahead leads the best way thanks largely to his 18-point haul in a 6-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk final outing, and on condition that he faces off in opposition to the identical opponents on Matchday 4, his 2% possession is more likely to rise consequently.
Elsewhere within the prime ten we see loads of acquainted names, with widespread picks Lionel Messi (€12.1m) and Erling Braut Haaland (€11.0m) the one two forwards to have scored in every of the three matchdays thus far. Álvaro Morata (€9.0m) – just lately recalled to the Spain squad – is having fun with life at Juventus proper now and has hit two doubles within the UEFA Champions League this season, whereas his club-mate Cristiano Ronaldo (€12.0m) marked his first look within the competitors this season with an help in a 4-1 win at Ferencváros on Matchday 3.
These #UCLfantasy managers who must make up floor of their mini-leagues have loads of differential choices at their disposal as we head into the second half of the group stage. Apart from the aforementioned Pléa, the 6%-owned Duván Zapata (€9.7m) absolutely needs to be within the dialog on condition that he has accrued the identical quantity of factors as Messi, whereas Internazionale’s Lautaro Martínez (€10.5m) and the evergreen Karim Benzema (€10.5m) – at the moment fifth on the all-time record of UEFA Champions League goalscorers – additionally characterize tempting differential choices going ahead.
One participant who has examined #UCLfantasy managers’ endurance is Robert Lewandowski (€12.0m) who, after ending as the highest scorer in Bayern’s triumphant 2019/20 marketing campaign, failed to seek out the online within the champions’ first two video games in Group A. Nevertheless, perseverance was rewarded when he struck twice in opposition to Salzburg on Matchday 3, and given his prolific kind within the Bundesliga, extra returns will be anticipated when the UEFA Champions League returns after the worldwide break.