Despite something of a nightmare season for Barcelona’s Brazilian playmaker, Philippe Coutinho still managed to accumulate the third-highest fantasy football points total for a LaLiga midfielder in 2018/19.
Coutinho was expensive, however, costing 10.5 million for any fantasy LaLiga managers who wanted him in their teams.
He made 22 starts in the Spanish league and another 12 substitute appearances, meaning he played in 34 league games altogether for Barca during the campaign.
Coutinho contributed five goals and only two assists as he underwhelmed the Camp Nou crowd on a regular basis. Continue reading →
This weekend sees another full lineup of La Liga action including the mighty El Clasico which takes place at the Bernabeu in Madrid on Saturday evening.
Real Madrid will be keen to put a halt to Barcelona’s march towards another La Liga title. A win for the home side would put them back within six points of Ernesto Valverde’s league leaders with 12 games remaining. Clearly, there’s still a lot to play for going into this gameweek.
Elsewhere, second-placed Atletico Madrid travel to play Real Sociedad while Sevilla are away to bottom-of-the-table Huesca.
Estadi Montilivi was the place to be seen in La Liga this past weekend, with Girona losing at home against Eibar in a five-goal thriller. Brazilian forward Charles had given the visitors the lead from the penalty spot, before two goals from Cristhian Stuani late in the first half briefly turned the game in the hosts’ favour. Anaitz Arbilla levelled up deep into injury time, before a second half goal from Sergi Enrich allowed the guests to leapfrog Girona in the table, shooting up to 12th. Elsewhere, Alaves recorded a hugely impressive 1-0 home win over Real Madrid, while Barcelona were held at Valencia. Let’s take a look, then, at the best XI from La Liga from the eighth round of games!
Sevilla were arguably the stars of this past weekend’s La Liga action, recording a 6-2 away win at Levante. That allowed Wissam Ben Yedder and Sarabia make it into this week’s list straight away, while there were also some big hits from Alaves as they earned an equally impressive 5-1 win at the home of Rayo Vallecano. Celta Vigo, meanwhile, played out a thrilling 3-3 draw against Reakl Valladolid. Girona did well to earn a 2-2 draw at league leaders Barcelona, which allowed Real Madrid to catch up some ground near the top following their 1-0 victory at home against Levante. Let’s now take a look at the best players from the latest round of action in Spain’s top flight, using a 4-4-2 system this week.
The Premier League returns this weekend following an FA Cup round and two weeks of Champions League action. To take you through some of these fixtures and more, Nicholas Carroll provides the latest Euro Fantasy League preview.
Sadio Mane will be hoping to take his European form into the domestic league against West Ham United, Roma face the high-flying AC Milan in Serie A, while it’s a clash between two top-five teams in La Liga. Continue reading →
A mixed bag this weekend in La Liga, as Real Madrid’s emphatic 5-2 home victory over Sociedad was balanced out by two goalless draws and a further three fixtures that only saw one goal. Here are the top point scorers from the 23rd round of action!
Marc ter Stegen, Barcelona – seven points
The Barcelona attack may have come up short for the first time this season but the back line proved as resilient as ever.
ter Stegen bagged his 14th clean sheet of the season in the side’s 0-0 draw with Getafe, a figure only bettered by Atletico’s Jan Oblak. Continue reading →