World Cup

World Cup 2018 – Team Analysis – Panama

One of two teams who will be making their World Cup debut this summer, Panama sealed qualification in the most dramatic of styles to exorcise the ghosts of their near-miss four years ago.

A late win over Costa Rica – featuring a hugely controversial “ghost goal” – sealed third spot in the fifth round of CONCACAF qualifying and ensured Panama’s passage to Russia at the expense of the United States, who had denied the Canal Men an inter-confederation play-off spot in 2013.

Success for Panama is simply reaching a World Cup tournament and little is expected of the Central American country in Russia, particularly given their difficult group draw.

Panama’s opening match is against Belgium on Monday 18 June in Sochi, which is followed by an encounter with England in Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday 24 June. Hernan Dario Gomez’s side could feasibly already be eliminated by the time they face Tunisia in Saransk on Thursday 28 June.

Rank outsiders with the bookmakers, Panama only need to look to the performances of Costa Rica – who were widely written off before the tournament had begun – in 2014 for inspiration.

An ageing squad, an unconvincing qualification campaign and some disappointing pre-World Cup friendly results, however, suggest Fantasy managers ought to be giving the Panama squad a wide berth.

Road to Qualification

Panama entered CONCACAF qualification at the fourth-round stage, qualifying from the four-team group with a game to spare and finishing runners-up to Costa Rica, who beat them twice en route to the “Hexagonal”.

Luis Tejada was the only Panama player to register more than one goal in this stage, with one of his two strikes coming from the penalty spot.

The “Hex” began in positive fashion for Panama, who emerged from their tricky opening-day encounter in Honduras with all three points thanks to Fidel Escobar’s superb free-kick.

A subsequent six-match winless run, featuring four draws and 1-0 defeats to Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico, would surely have put paid to Panama’s automatic qualification hopes had the US and Honduras not also been in middling form.

A 3-0 home win over Trinidad and Tobago preceded a morale-sapping 4-0 defeat to the US in Panama’s penultimate fixture, which looked to have scuppered Los Canaleros’ chances for good.

That now infamous last-gasp win over Costa Rica, coupled with the USA’s surprise 2-1 defeat in Trinidad, sealed the third CONCACAF qualifying place in memorable fashion and condemned Honduras to a play-off against Australia, which they subsequently lost. The US meanwhile failed to qualify for a World Cup for the first time since 1986.

Coach Gomez largely favoured a 4-4-2 during the qualification campaign, although a more defensive 5-4-1/4-5-1 has been preferred in recent friendlies.

Whichever formation is decided upon, there is no doubt that Panama will be content to sit back and defend against their World Cup group opponents and try to attack on the break.

Two of Panama’s goals in the 3-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago came from swift counter-attacks, with Gabriel Torres’ opener a stunning 80-yard solo run that stemmed from an opposition corner.

Panama scored at a rate of 0.9 goals per match in the “Hex” (only bottom side Trinidad and Tobago scored fewer goals) and their limited attack is not one that will particularly appeal to Fantasy managers.

The World Cup debutants were, in fact, the only nation to qualify for this summer’s tournament to finish with a negative goal difference in their group campaign.

The heavy defeat to the US and a 6-0 thrashing by Switzerland in March suggests that Panama’s defence is far from watertight, either.

CONCACAF Fifth Round

Most starts: Luis Ovalle, Anibal Godoy (9), Jaime Penedo, Gabriel Gomez, Roman Torres (8), Adolfo Machado, Edgar Barcenas (7), Fidel Escobar, Armando Cooper, Blas Perez, Gabriel Torres (6)

Most goals: Blas Perez, Roman Torres (2)

Most assists: Anibal Godoy (2)

Star player Alberto Quintero, who made nine appearances and recorded two assists in qualification, has been forced to pull out of Panama’s 23-man squad after suffering a foot injury in the 6 June friendly against Norway.

Panama haven’t won any of their six friendlies contested in the three most recent international breaks, losing to Iran, Denmark, Switzerland and Norway and drawing with Wales and Northern Ireland.

Though Panama have won two other friendly internationals against Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago since October, their squads in both these matches were made up of second-string players.

The Key Targets

To be brutally honest: none. All of the below should effectively be reclassified as “long shots”, as the inclusion of any Panama player in our Fantasy teams would be a speculative punt at best.

Blas Perez (£5.3m on Fantasy iTeam | £5.0m on McDonald’s FIFA) is perhaps favourite to get the nod up front if Gomez persists with a 4-5-1 or 5-4-1, having started Panama’s last three qualification matches and his country’s 6 June friendly against Norway.

The 37-year-old striker is Panama’s joint-top scorer (with 43 goals) of all time, along with Luis Tejada (£5.6m on Fantasy iTeam | £5.0m on McDonald’s FIFA).

Neither Perez or Tejada, who is a veteran himself at 36 years old, have scored since Panama secured World Cup qualification.

Gabriel Torres (£5.5m on Fantasy iTeam | £6.0m on McDonald’s FIFA), who scored a penalty in the 1-1 draw with Wales last November, seems to be the sacrificial lamb in Gomez’s switch from 4-4-2 to a more defensive shape. Torres’ speed could be useful on the counter, however: witness his incredible breakaway goal in the 3-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago last September.

Roman Torres (£5.4m on Fantasy iTeam | £5.0m on McDonald’s FIFA) has ten goals in 111 appearances for the national side and represents Panama’s main goal threat from defence.

Torres scored the winner in that crucial victory over Costa Rica and was also on target late on in the 2-2 draw with Honduras earlier in the qualification campaign.

With goalkeepers receiving save points in both Fantasy iTeam and McDonald’s FIFA, veteran custodian Jaime Penedo (£5.3m on Fantasy iTeam | £4.5m on McDonald’s FIFA) could be a cheap source of points – particularly if deploying the Bench Boost chip in McDonald’s FIFA – in fixtures against Belgium and England.

Areas to Avoid

Penedo and any bench-filling fodder aside, there will likely be little investment in Panama assets for their opening two group encounters with Belgium and England.

Though we’ve name-dropped three Panama forwards (Perez, Gabriel Torres and Tejada) in the Key Targets section, the Canal Men’s attack looks particularly anaemic.

Panama scored less than a goal per game during the “Hex” and haven’t found the net in their four international friendlies against European opposition in 2018.

A 6-0 defeat against Switzerland in March is also enough to deter serious investment in Panama’s defence, despite budget-friendly Fantasy options such as the shot-happy Fidel Escobar (£5.3m on Fantasy iTeam | £4.0m on McDonald’s FIFA) and long throw specialist Adolfo Machado (£5.3m on Fantasy iTeam | £4.5m on McDonald’s FIFA) to be found in their squad.

Expect plenty of yellow and possibly red cards too: the Panamanians are fond of a tackle or two.

Further Analysis

Our comprehensive World Cup guide can be found here.

Group A Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay

Group BIran, Morocco, Portugal, Spain

Group CAustralia, Peru, France, Denmark

Group DArgentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria

Group EBrazil, Costa Rica, Switzerland, Serbia

Group FMexico, Germany, Sweden, South Korea

Group GBelgium, Panama, Tunisia, England

Group HSenegal, Japan, Poland, Colombia

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  1.  ⓖⓐⓩⓩⓐ™
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    RMT Please

    Schmeichel Uzoho

    Danilo Trippier Meunier Hegazy Yoshida

    Eriksen Coutinho C.Sanchez(urug) Mili-Savic C.Sanchez(col)

    Jesus Werner Cavani

    Thanks

    1. Lav
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Japan are horrible so not convinced on Yoshi. Midfield could be better. Otherwise nice.

      1.  ⓖⓐⓩⓩⓐ™
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Cheers

    2.  ⓖⓐⓩⓩⓐ™
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Playing 3-4-3

      RMT Please

      Schmeichel

      Danilo Trippier Meunier

      Eriksen Coutinho C.Sanchez (urug) Mili-Savic

      Jesus(c) Werner Cavani

      .

      Bench.. Uzoho. Yoshida Hegazy C.Sanchez(col)

      1. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        That's not how it works. Would recommend reading the rules on the site. Subbing is different to FPL

      2. chichorito
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        I wouldnt recon erikson, i would rather use that amount of cash and purchase a player from a dominant team such as brazil, germany, spain, france etc... if erikson was a cheapo then i would buy him

      3.  ⓖⓐⓩⓩⓐ™
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Thanks for advice guys

    3. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I'd consider Mojica over Yoshida.

      Also I prefer two 4.5 keepers to the current set up, but that is more of a personal thing.

      I like the differential midfield choices in Sanchez(URU) and Savic, but Sanchez(COL) definitely needs upgrading. Perhaps consider Coutinho --> Willian/Paulinho and Sanchez --> Aldawsari

  2. Union_Jacks
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Grosicki anyone?

    1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Only the lonely. 😉

      1. Union_Jacks
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 15 days ago

        😮

        Hahaha!

  3. chichorito
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    RMT Please.
    Neuer
    Danilo

    1. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Like Danilo but not a fan of Neuer. 50% good so far

      1. chichorito
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        lol i wasnt finish, pressed the enter key by error. full team is below.. cheers

  4. Lav
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Mendy, Rodriguez, Trippier, Stones, Danilo, or Miranda for 5.5m DEF?

    1. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Danilo
      Trippier/Mendy

    2. Ginkapo - Kolarov a Semi Fi…
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Kolarov

      1. Doosra - ☭A Noble Grape…
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Sooo 2015 ... 😉

        1. Ginkapo - Kolarov a Semi Fi…
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          Serbia are gonna win this in his name

    3. Top lad DAKES
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 15 days ago

      danilo then mendy

  5. chichorito
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    RMT Please.
    Neuer
    Danilo Trippier Spajic(srb)
    Di Maria Nandez(uru) Mueller Willian/Paulinho
    Mbappe Neymar Werner

    Subs: Uzoho, c.sanchez, sakai(jpn), idowu(nga)

    1. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      The first team looks relatively ok, but the bench looks completely inadequate, and that's not really gonna be good at all in this version of the game (would suggest reading the rules on the site - subbing is done differently)

      Would suggest losing Neuer and Di Maria for much cheaper options and spreading some cash on your bench.

      1. chichorito
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        thx for the advice, best advice ive got in a while now lol

  6. dunas_dog
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    With a lot of good captain options in round 1 is this not round to play max captain chip?

    Cavani/Suarez v Egypt

    Griezman/Mbappe v Australia or
    Messi v Iceland

    Jesus/Neymar v Switzerland or
    Werner/Müller v Mexico

    Lukaku v Panama or
    Kane v Tunisia

    JRod v Japan or
    Lewandowski v Senegal

    1. diesel001
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I thought this initially, but the thing is we can change our captain every day so as soon as one hits the big time we stop and should be fine. The semi-finals or the final are probably the best time to play it.

      1. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        this

      2. Twisted Saltergater
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        although, the high scoring games are likely to be during the group stages.

    2. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I think the options are even better in round 2.

      We'll get more of a feel for the teams and the players along with a transfer to potentially get another in-form big hitter in.

    3. CloudSky
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      You have potentially 6 possibilities to nail a decent captain score where in Semis/Finals you have only 2/1.

    4. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I would use those fixtures you've just outlined as an argument to NOT use the max captain chip.

      Just cycle those captains until one is involved in more than 1 goal.

  7. JJeyy
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    When is everyon using the BB?

    1. JJeyy
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      on here

    2. diesel001
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 15 days ago

      First knockout round

    3. Rainer
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Round 3 paired with the WC, if allowed.

    4. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      When are you using yours?

    5. Forlorn Hope
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Gameweek one

  8. Strchld
    • 2 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    What is your strategy to use WC and BB? Are those smartest to use in group stages?

  9. Top lad DAKES
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Thoughts? No Messi or France currently worries me in 1, which is my current team. No Neymar worries me in 2, but makes it more balanced...

    Navas (Uzoho)
    Meunier Danilo Hakimi (Varela 4.0)
    J.Mario Mueller Isco Eriksen Aldawsari
    Neymar Lukaku 4.5

    --

    Navas (Uzoho)
    Meunier Danilo Hakimi (Carvajal Varela)
    Coutinho Eriksen Mueller Isco Aldawsari
    Lukaku Mbappe 4.5

  10. milanista10
    • 5 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    A) Muller and Cueva
    B) Eriksen and Ljajic

    A or B lads?

    1. Top lad DAKES
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 15 days ago

      A

  11. Sean.
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Quite a few of mine had decent MD1 fixtures anyway, so i've messed aroung a bit more and come up with a side pacifically
    for a MD1 BB, i quite like it, whether its strong enough to survive till a MD 3 WC is a bit worrying though.
    Muslera Ozoho
    Hakimi Varela Dallsgaard Muenier Trippier
    Mueller Eriksen Ziyah Aldawsari Ljajic
    Cavani Jesus Lukaku

    1. Top lad DAKES
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 15 days ago

      pretty top heavy but could work tbh

      1. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        3 big hitters (excluding Messi, Neymar, Ronaldo) is the template at the moment. There's so many good options up front around 9.0-10.0

        1. Sean.
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          i'd like Ronaldo MD3 though

    2. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Looks good to me.

      May want to consider Mujica and Advincula. They're my 2 preferred 4.5 defs after Varela (though have gone for Gallese over Advincula myself)

      1. Sean.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Cheers, i'll keep an eye on the Varela situation.

  12. The Royal Robin
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Who are the latest bandwagons today? Sanchez was hot topic, then Ziyech, then Kvist... ?

    1. Top lad DAKES
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 15 days ago

      varela?

      1. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Nah Varela has been popular since the game came out. Coutinho is starting to overtake Paulinho a little bit based on a friendly vs Austria

        1. The Royal Robin
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          Who came out of the friendly better, Coutinho or Paulinho?

          1. DantheManinaPan
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            4 months, 15 days ago

            Coutinho. I'm still on Paulinho myself but feeling less sure about it.

    2. FFFrøg⭐️
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I’m deciding 😉

  13. The Royal Robin
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    A) Pickford & Mbappe
    B) Schmeichel & Werner

    Thank you 🙂

    1. FFFrøg⭐️
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      B

  14. philb159
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Aldawsari by the look of it

  15. Horlicks esq.
    • 9 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Why is Victor Moses considered a forward on the Mc game?

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Who knows.

    2. Brosstan
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Because he plays as a forward for Nigeria

  16. kirwy
    • 4 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    10, 0
    11, 5, 2, 0, 0
    16, 16, 8, 1, 0
    10, 8, 8

    My team in overall % ownership

    Not so template after all!

    1. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Interesting thing to look at!
      I'm on:

      0, 0
      11, 4, 2, 0, 0
      24, 16, 3, 2, 1
      8, 8, 6

  17. Top lad DAKES
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    A) coutinho and mbappe (and generally more balanced team)
    B) Neymar and mario/moutinho/other?

    1) keep eriksen (good record and form, alright fixtures)
    2) someone else max 9.0

  18. diesel001
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Neville and Brown still crap for England.....

  19. Top lad DAKES
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    hazard or lukaku?

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Lukaku

    2. moz_1983
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Lukaku

  20. moz_1983
    • 6 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Q) When does the first 'round' of fixtures end?

    1. Horlicks esq.
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      When everyone has played everyone once, obvs?

      1. moz_1983
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        The only issue with that is that Russia also play on the final day of fixtures for the 'first round', so is that particular day the last day of Round One or day one of Round Two?

        Tues June 19: Colombia v Japan (Group H) - Saransk, 1pm

        Tues June 19: Poland v Senegal (Group H) - Moscow (Spartak), 4pm

        Tues June 19: Russia v Egypt (Group A) - St Petersburg, 7pm

  21. The Royal Robin
    • 3 Years
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Has anyone managed to create a successful draft with Neymar in? I'm guessing a 451 would be the only way to do it if any at all.

    1. Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I had one with Messi in it.

    2. moz_1983
      • 6 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Currently have Griezmann and Neymar in a 3-4-3 (two decent mids and two decent defenders, rest are cheap starters).

    3. diesel001
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Pickford
      Danilo - Varela - Gimenez - Cahill - Marquinhos
      James - Eriksen
      Neymar - Lukaku - Suarez

      Uhozo - Aldawsari - A.Ndiaye - C.Sanchez

      1. The Royal Robin
        • 3 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        That's not bad at all Diesel. Could even downgrade Suarez to Cavani for more funds.

      2. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        It looks ok... But Jesus plus some players who will actually do something instead of what you've got as a bench there looks a lot better

    4. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I don't like thinking in terms of formations.

      I have 15 players, some are better than others, all will see the pitch over the course of a round.

    5. Holding Matip
      • 1 Year
      4 months, 15 days ago

      How about Neymar and Messi:

      Neymar - Messi - El Kaabi
      Eriksen - Layun - Yotun - Isco - Carrasco
      Sidibe - Varela - Rodriguez - Meunier - Granqvist
      Uzoho - Schmeichel

      With 0.5m itb

      1. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        No thanks.

        Getting one of them is debatable, two is pushing it

  22. My Mum\'s Athletic
    • 1 Year
    4 months, 15 days ago

    Playing the FIFA game, so looking for some balance across the 15...

    Courtois / Uzoho
    Marcelo / Alba / Walker / Hegazy / Hakimi
    Rodriguez / Isco / Golovin / Casemiro / Ndiaye
    Jesus / Mbappe / Hazard

    Thoughts?

    Golovin Capitain for day 1..!

    1. AndyCook
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Lukaku or Hazard, Alba a bit pricey for me as is Marcelo when Danilo is a million less. Need a little more in midfield maybe

    2. Horlicks esq.
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      I like it.

    3. DantheManinaPan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      "Playing the FIFA game, so looking for some balance across the 15..."
      If only more people posting RMTs were this aware!

      Personally think there's too much in defence - would get Muslera over Courtois, Danilo over Marcelo, Meunier over Alba and Trippier over Walker (who will be playing CB don't forget) - also think there are better 4.5 options - Mojica, Varela, Dalsgaard for example.

      In midfield, Casemiro and Ndiaye aren't going to do anything, so I'd look at upgrading them with the money saved in defence.

      Overall it's not too bad though

      1. My Mum\'s Athletic
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Thanks (and ha ha re FIFA comment)....will give downgrading the defence some thought....I was struggling to find decent midfielders in that next bracket up though....any ideas in the 6-8 bracket?

        1. DantheManinaPan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          There's a few which aren't too bad:
          C.Sanchez(URU), Milinkovic-Savic, Carrasco, Cueva, and probably some other differentials if you get digging

          1. Tempestic
              4 months, 15 days ago

              Ziyach, ljajic also.

    4. AndyCook
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Ljajic better than Cueva?

      1. AndyCook
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        On basis of first two fixtures please

      2. Sean.
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Ljajic has the better fixtures.

    5. Leaf
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Can anyone help me out on a 4.5m keeper

      Thanks

      1. AndyCook
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Gallese

        1. DantheManinaPan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          +1

      2. Horlicks esq.
        • 9 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Get the Nigeria keeper for 4m, sorted.

      3. Klopptomist
        • 1 Year
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Morocco keeper or Gallese I thibk

      4. lub of croatia
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Moroccan for first fixture (even for first two)

    6. Horlicks esq.
      • 9 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Werner / Cavani / Jesus

      Carrasco / Coutinho / Samadov / Ziyach

      Danilo / Meunier / Kimmich

      Muslera

      Uzoho / Cahill / Varela / Aldawsari

      Balanced.

      1. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Nice, except for Cahill who's competing for a spot with Maguire.

    7. adstomko
      • 2 Years
      4 months, 15 days ago

      Coutinho or Willian? I think Coutinho will play too deep?

      1. DantheManinaPan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Honestly really tough to say - based on stats from qualifying, Paulinho.

    8. vamteusz
        4 months, 15 days ago

        C. Ronaldo / E. Flores / R. Lewandowski
        C. Cueva / C. Eriksen / J. Rodriguez (bench: A. Ndiaye, C. Sanchez)
        M. Caceres / M. Lustig / S. Lichtsteiner / T. Meunier (bench: A. Kolarov)
        D. De Gea (bench: F. Uhozo)

        Will be fine?

      • Epic Fail ⚽ 墅
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Cantona coming on.

      • The Pep Revolution
        • 7 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Which one of these four would you drop?
        A. Lukaku
        B. Griezemann
        C. Jesus
        D. Cavani

        1. The Royal Robin
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          B

        2. dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          B

      • cniami
        • 2 Years
        4 months, 15 days ago

        Rmt
        Griezmann/Jesus/Mitrovic or Guerrero
        Muller/Isco/J Rodriguez/Cueva/Al Dawsari
        Meunier/Danilo/Hegazi/Godin/Kjaer
        Schmeicel/Uzoho
        Any feedback would be highly appreciated

        1. cniami
          • 2 Years
          4 months, 15 days ago

          (Tried to go for a balanced team as I'm playing the Fifa game)