For the first time this season, 2 players – curlyfry1811_IG and Chase_T_Smith_TW – tied for the best result in the World Soccer Shop EPL Fantasy challenge sitting on 69 points. The 2 managers took different approaches to their point haul.
Chase_T_Smith_TW, who sits in 3rd place overall, sent out a balanced 3-4-3 line-up. The starting XI was balanced in their production with big point winners at every position. Bacary Sagna (10 Points) helped Manchester City to a cleansheet and added an assist on the offensive side.
In midfield, Southampton’s Sadio Mane (10 points) set up 2 assists in his 81 minutes helping the Saints to a 3-0 win over Norwich while Swansea City’s Andre Ayew (12 points) scored and had an assist in their 2-1 win over Manchester United.
Callum Wilson (7 points) scored his 4th goal of the campaign and in consecutive matches in Bournemouth’s 1-1 draw with Leicester City.
Team captain Yaya Toure (4 points x2) was solid but not over the top with his performance.
The backline was the focus in curlyfry1811_IG line-up with a 5-4-1 system in place. The 69 points was even more impressive considering Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho (-2 points) was in the starting XI and Everton’s Tim Howard (9 points) was left on the bench for Manchester United’s in-form Sergio Romero (2 points) give up his first goals of the season.
The high points were Ayew (12 points) and a good outing by captain David Silva (7 points x2). Wilson (7 points) was the lone striker and proved his worth while the backline featured 3 players helping with shutouts Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin (7 points), Everton’s Seamus Coleman (7 points), and Vincent Kompany (6 points).
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