Fantasy La Liga picks for the final games of the season

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Girona will fight for LaLiga survival while Valencia, Getafe and Sevilla battle it out for that final Champions League spot in the last round of games in the LaLiga season.

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

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 119 points this season. Continue reading

Fantasy La Liga picks for this weekend’s Spanish league action

La Liga

Spain’s La Liga returns to action this weekend after the final international break of the season.

Starting with Girona v Athletic Bilbao on Friday night, all 20 teams are in action over a 48-hour period.

We’ve had a look at who we think the smartest fantasy La Liga picks are for the upcoming fixtures.

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

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La Liga’s top fantasy football picks for this weekend

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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.

La Liga Best XI – Week 8

navarroEstadi 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!

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La Liga Best XI – Week 5

benyedderSevilla 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.

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La Liga Predicted Best XI – Round 31

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There might not be much left in La Liga to fight for this season, but the competition is as interesting ever in fantasy football.

All eyes will be on Santiago Bernabeu this weekend, as Real Madrid host their local rivals Atletico Madrid on Sunday.

Barcelona will look to take another step towards the league title when they host 14th-placed Leganes on the same day.

To help you out with your team selection this week, we have drafted our best XI for the upcoming week: Continue reading

VIDEO PREVIEW: Mane magic and Chelsea’s challengers

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

La Liga Team of the Week

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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

VIDEO: Arsenal’s new dawn and seven reasons to invest in Juventus

Newly transferred players are already starting to show their worth so to cover this and some of the weekend’s biggest fixtures, Nicholas Carroll provides this week’s Euro Fantasy League preview.

The Premier League kicks off this week with a clash between two fierce London rivals, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, the latter of whom has so far enjoyed their invigorated squad.

After slotting home seven goals last week, Juventus will be looking to continue their red-hot form away to Fiorentina as they look to keep the pressure on Serie A leaders Napoli. Continue reading