Fantasy La Liga picks for this weekend’s action

La Liga

Starting with Sevilla and Leganes on Friday night, there is another full schedule of 10 LaLiga games this coming weekend.

With Barcelona and Valencia still in European competition, will they be resting players? The two legs of the Champions League and Europa League semi-finals are on either side of this weekend which will influence team selections.

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 is the usual safe option in goals as Atletico Madrid still prove to be one of the strongest defensive options in LaLiga. Oblak has 123 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 68 points this season.

Defender – Vitorino Antunes (Getafe) – 6.0 million

Getafe’s highest fantasy LaLiga scorer, Vitorino Antunes, is a bargain at 6.0 million. Antunes has 49 points this season.

Defender – Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid) – 9.0 million

Now in the twilight of his career, Uruguayan international Diego Godin has been one of the top centre-backs in world football for many years. Godin has 80 points this season.

Defender – Jose Gaya (Valencia) – 6.5 million

Valencia are away to Huesca this weekend. Jose Gaya and his teammates will be hoping for a clean sheet and the win as they continue to push for a Champions League spot. Gaya has 43 points this season.

Midfielder – Jesus Navas (Sevilla) – 4.5 million

Three Sevilla midfielders make our selection this week. Navas has 22 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. He will be looking to help his side to victory at home to Leganes on Friday night. Sarabia has 84 points this season.

Midfielder – Andre Silva (Sevilla) – 5.5 million

The last of our Sevilla men for this gameweek. Silva has 48 points this season.

Midfielder – Daniel Parejo (Valencia) – 8.5 million

Daniel Parejo, if he starts, will be confident of leading Valencia to victory at Huesca on Sunday. Parejo has 61 points this season.

Forward – Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo) – 8.5 million

Celta host LaLiga champions Barcelona on Saturday evening. However, the Catalan club will be resting their star players in preparation for their trip to Anfield on Tuesday night. Iago Aspas has helped Celta hugely in their battle against relegation and should continue his good form against Barcelona. Aspas has 73 points this season.

Forward – Jorge Molina (Getafe) – 6.0 million

Jorge Molina, at 37 years of age, has scored 13 league goals this season as Getafe battle for a top-four finish in LaLiga. Molina has 58 points this season.

Team in full (4-4-2): Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid); Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Vitorino Antunes (Getafe), Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid), Jose Gaya (Valencia); Jesus Navas (Sevilla), Sarabia (Sevilla), Andre Silva (Sevilla), Daniel Parejo (Valencia); Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo), Jorge Molina (Getafe)

Total cost: 79.0 million


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