This weekend’s suggested fantasy La Liga picks

La Liga

There was a full schedule of LaLiga midweek games over the last couple of days but there will still be ten more games for your viewing pleasure this coming weekend in Spain’s top tier.

Starting with Athletic Bilbao and Alaves at midday on Saturday, the action continues right through until Real Betis play Espanyol on Monday night, with all 20 LaLiga clubs in action over the two days.

As always, we’ve taken a look at the fixtures from a LaLiga fantasy football viewpoint to help you with your picks for the weekend.

Have a read and see if any tips stick out which might suit your fantasy LaLiga team this weekend.

Goalkeeper – Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) – 11.0 million

Jan Oblak, probably the best goalkeeper in the world right now, is the consistently obvious choice between the sticks for your fantasy LaLiga teams. Oblak has 118 points this season.

Defender – Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid) – 6.5 million

Atleti’s experienced left-back, Filipe Luis, is another solid pick in defence. Luis has 65 points this season.

Defender – Yuri (Athletic Bilbao) – 3.0 million

A good budget option, Athletic Bilbao’s Yuri only costs 3.0 million. Yuri has 30 points this season.

Defender – Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid) – 9.0 million

Uruguayan international Diego Godin has been one of the top centre-backs in world football for many years now. Godin has 77 points this season.

Defender – Jose Gaya (Valencia) – 6.5 million

Valencia are at home to Eibar on Sunday morning. Jose Gaya and co will be hoping for a clean sheet and the win. Gaya has 45 points this season.

Midfielder – Carlos Alena (Barcelona) – 4.0 million

Carlos Alena scored in Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Alaves during the week. The 25-year-old will be hopeful of another start for the Catalan club against Levante on Saturday. Alena has 20 points this season.

Midfielder – Sarabia (Sevilla) – 7.0 million

One of the top performers in LaLiga, this season, Sevilla’s Sarabia has been in top form for most of the campaign. Sarabia has 78 points this season.

Midfielder – Arthur (Barcelona) – 4.5 million

Barcelona’s talented young Brazilian, Arthur, has enjoyed something of a breakthrough season at Camp Nou. Arthur has 20 points this season.

Midfielder – Daniel Parejo (Valencia) – 8.5 million

Daniel Parejo continues to spearhead Valencia’s challenge for a top-four finish in LaLiga as well as Valencia’s exploits in the Europa League. Parejo has 57 points this season.

Forward – Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona) – 6.0 million

Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele will most likely start this weekend with some players possibly rested ahead of their Champions League semi-final tie with Liverpool. Dembele has 41 points this season.

Forward – Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) – 10.0 million

Karim Benzema has scored Real Madrid’s last 8 LaLiga goals in a row. Benzema has 95 points this season.

Team in full (4-4-2): Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid); Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Yuri (Athletic Bilbao), Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid), Jose Gaya (Valencia); Carlos Alena (Barcelona), Sarabia (Sevilla), Arthur (Barcelona), Daniel Parejo (Valencia); Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona), Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)

Total cost: 76.0 million


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