Euro 2020

Who are the best EURO Fantasy captains to switch to on Day 4 of Matchday 2?

There are three big games on Day 4 of EURO 2020 Fantasy Matchday 2, as we assess the leading contenders for those twisting with the captain’s armband.

Kylian Mbappé (€12.0m) might be the pick of the bunch for France’s clash with Hungary. The Paris Saint-Germain forward was involved in two offside goals against Germany in Matchday 1; scoring one and assisting the other for Karim Benzema (€10.0m).

While Mbappé’s involvement ended up being limited from a statistics perspective, he was a couple of yards away from a massive haul. Opponents Hungary allowed Portugal to shoot 11 times in a 3-0 Matchday 1 loss.

Nine of those shots were taken inside the box, while the Hungarians gave up three big chances (including a penalty). Portugal amassed an ‘expected goals’ figure of 2.52 in that outing.

Spot-kick taker Cristiano Ronaldo (€12.1m) was responsible for four of those goal attempts, all of which were from inside the area. The Juventus hitman was also responsible for each of Portugal’s three big chances.

From a very advanced midfield role, Bruno Fernandes (€10.5m) created more chances (three) and more big chances (two) than any other player on show in that tie.

Portugal assets may be a harder sell than France players, however, as they come up against a Germany defence whose main trouble against the French came in those offside situations.

Joachim Low’s side restricted Didier Deschamps’ men to four shots in total otherwise, with all four from inside the penalty area. Another benefit for players such as Mbappé, Benzema and Antoine Griezmann (€11.0m) is that we will see the France teamsheet before having to lock in our captain choice.

Two popular captain choices in Romelu Lukaku (€11.1m) and Memphis Depay (€10.0m) are both in the ‘twist’ camp after two and six-pointers respectively.

Lukaku impressed against Denmark, playing a pivotal role in both goals without being directly involved in either.

Depay converted an early penalty for Holland but spurned a huge chance later in the match, before exiting the action after 81 minutes.

Anyone lucky enough to have stuck the armband on Andriy Yarmolenko (€8.5m) is likely to stick after a 10-point haul, while Denzel Dumfries (€5.5m) hauled a massive 14 points for the very brave who captained the wing-back.

Meanwhile, anyone who captained Harry Kane (€11.5m) for Friday’s meeting with Scotland has much more freedom with their armband ahead of Day 4 considering his second blank of the tournament.

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159 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Wild Guus Chase
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 8 Years
    1 month, 16 days ago

    So I've just discovered Hernandez on bench and I made my subs already. Do I swap him out for Alba who is on my fantasy bench or stick? ML rivals have Hernandez too and I've already made 2 subs including Hernandez.

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      1 month, 16 days ago

      Switch for sure, its last day.

    2. Il Capitano
        1 month, 16 days ago

        Switch

      • HaveYassineChikhaoui
          1 month, 16 days ago

          100% - Alba is likely to play, and I'd have him in regardless of the benching of Hernandez

        • Wild Guus Chase
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Cheers fellas

      • marcos11
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Captain Ronaldo or Kimpembe?

        • dunas_dog
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 6 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Is it worth risk of losing 2 points by replacing Meunier with Hernandez in case comes off bench and grabs assist?

          1. COK3Y5MURF
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            You mean like Meunier did? 😉

            1. KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Meunier got a goal

              1. COK3Y5MURF
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                and...

          2. azz007
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            I'm. In same boat. Not subbing him on. Don't think he'll be needed in this game. Tbh

          3. Six Season Wonder
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Same sitch as you lot.

            Let’s all make a pact and stick to the same decision

        • Miro
          • 10 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Is the selling price of a player different than on FPL ? If I sell 8.2 Schick, I get the full value right ?

          1. KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Wow you have him?! Why sell!

            1. Miro
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Yeah, had him gw1, then sold on limitless. Now probably keeping, was just curious about the prices.

          2. Wild Guus Chase
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 8 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Stick man

          3. Bank$y
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            I’m late but I’m buying. I concur- why sell now?

            1. Miro
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Just as example for the price question as he rose by 0.2, I'm not selling him most likely.

        • KAPTAIN KANE
          • 4 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Bale (C) to Kane (C) to Ronaldo (C)

          I’m sure it will pay off in the end!

        • tiger
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          1 month, 16 days ago

          Is Hernandez on the France bench or not invovled at all?

          1. Holmes
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            bench

            1. tiger
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              cheers

        • maksud
            1 month, 16 days ago

            captain :
            Mbappe or Pavard?

            1. Wild Guus Chase
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 8 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Kyls

          • Bank$y
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Gilmour is looking a great differential for MD3. Croatia are well past their best and he can dominate again and likely create chances.

            1. Weeb Kakashi
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Gilmour is a defensive mid. Doesn't create much.

            2. Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Good player, terrible fantasy asset. Plays similar style and position to Jorginho

          • KAPTAIN KANE
            • 4 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Ronaldo (C), Pogba, Hummels, Pedri and Simon today.
            Could be huge but preparing for disappointment

          • boc610
            • 9 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            so whose betting Dumfries is nailed on to be in the "wow he's had a great tournament lets buy him for 60million oh wait why isnt as good as he was for Holland in the Euros against mediocre opposition what a waste of money" . there's always one.

            1. Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              If he signs for a team who mostly dominate possession he'll be a beast. If he signs for a team who have to defend deep a lot, he could be shown up.

          • Weeb Kakashi
            • 5 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            Griezmann (C) or Mbappe (C)??

          • Six Season Wonder
            • 7 Years
            1 month, 16 days ago

            L Hernandez worth losing out on 2 points in case he comes on and does something or should I leave him benched?

            1. Utopsis
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Not 4 me

            2. BrutalLogiC
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              I'm sticking with my 2 pointer..

          • Joey Tribbiani
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Is Griezmann on pens?

              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Think so, him or Pogba

            • Six Season Wonder
              • 7 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Who’s everyone captaining? Mbappe or greizzzzz

              1. Holmes
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Mbappe would have been my choice

              2. Weeb Kakashi
                • 5 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Going Griez

            • Subzero (-4)
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 6 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Is the consensus to stay clear of the Dutch? Any news giving and hints about resting players etc or is it just speculation at this stage? I have depay and dumphries currently in wildcard but feel like they are too risky atm?

              1. Holmes
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                All speculation as of now. I have Malen at the moment but probably going to upgrade him as well.

                1. Subzero (-4)
                  • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                  • 6 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Upgrade him with another Dutch player or just go without any Dutch cover?

                  Would you swap depay to muller then for a sure starter if on the wildcard?

                  1. Holmes
                    • 7 Years
                    1 month, 16 days ago

                    Without Dutch

                    Yes, I would do that move.

                    1. Subzero (-4)
                      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                      • 6 Years
                      1 month, 16 days ago

                      Nice one Holmes. Appreciate the feedback

            • ooooo
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Captain Alba or Jota?

              1. Holmes
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Alba

                1. Fifa las vegas
                  • 8 Years
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Definitely Alba

            • Cilly Bonnolly
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              No Digne warm up injury news before I do my subs?

            • DannyDrinkVodka
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Any good wildcards out there?

              1. Fifa las vegas
                • 8 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                You called:

                Schemeichel, Cakir
                Alba, Gosens, Wass, P.Torres, Wijndal
                KDB, Hazard, Gnabry, Olmo, Berardi
                Muller, Yaremchuk, Malen

                1. DannyDrinkVodka
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Cheers, worthwhile using it in the group stages?

              2. Holmes
                • 7 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                Sofonov, Simon
                Rodriguez, Rudiger, Bonucci, Vermalen, TBD
                Gnabry, Yarmolenko, Shaqiri, Olmo, TBD
                Mueller, Yaremchuk, TBD

                1. DannyDrinkVodka
                  • 1 Year
                  1 month, 16 days ago

                  Cheers, I’ve fallen behind significantly and need to nail it

            • Sleepless in Settle FPL
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Griezmann right back

            • dark91
              • 5 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Not sure why France are insisting on making this a physical game but it's not a good idea

            • The Senate
              • 2 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Pavard is FOULED and gets BOOKED excuse me ref

            • Sleepless in Settle FPL
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              pavard yc

            • Sleepless in Settle FPL
              • 9 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Frace playing like England

            • DannyDrinkVodka
              • 1 Year
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Save Wildcard for quarterfinals or play it now? Used limitless already and have 2 Belgium, 2 Dutch and Eriksen 🙁

              1. Sleepless in Settle FPL
                • 9 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                WC

            • KAPTAIN KANE
              • 4 Years
              1 month, 16 days ago

              Anyone else not had a goal yet lol

              1. KAPTAIN KANE
                • 4 Years
                1 month, 16 days ago

                In their team

            • Drip Doctor
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 10 Years
              1 month, 15 days ago

              Salah, Sanchez, Raphinha.

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