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The UEFA Champions League is back and with it comes a chance of winning a life-changing sum of money.

Fantasy managers can put their European football knowledge to the test in FanTeam’s €250K Champions League Group Stage game, which comes with a guaranteed first prize of €50,000.

As the name of the game suggests, there is a total of €250,000 in the kitty, with the top 1,250 managers walking away with cash prizes.

With a maximum of 15,060 entries permitted and, at the time of writing, only around 1,829 teams currently entered, the odds are favourable for those who know their Sheriff Tiraspols from their Shakhtars.

Entries cost just €20 (£16.80), a sum that many of us will have readily forked out in our Fantasy Premier League mini-leagues in the past.

An unlimited number of teams per user are allowed, too.

Even better: the game rules and scoring system are very similar to FPL, so skills are easily transferred from one game to the other.

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HOW TO PLAY: A BRIEF GUIDE

  • Slightly from FPL, FanTeam Champions League managers build a team of 11 players that includes at least one goalkeeper, three defenders, two midfielders and one forward.
  • Safety Net feature: If your player doesn’t start, he will be replaced by a starting teammate in the same position whose value closely matches the original selection (descending prices only).
  • A maximum of three players from a single Champions League club can be picked, with the budget for the initial squad set at 100.0m.
  • A captain is chosen to earn double points, with a nominated vice-captain scoring double if the captain doesn’t play.
  • Two free transfers are allowed every Gameweek, with each additional transfer costing minus four points. Managers can roll a maximum of two Gameweek transfers forward but can never have more than four free transfers in their locker.

With only the group stage covered in FanTeam‘s game, there is no need to worry about long-term planning for the knockout rounds, price changes or chip strategy: it’s simply a six-Gameweek tournament, which runs from mid-September to early-December.

For a rule breakdown of the rules, see the above image.

SCORING SYSTEM

Seasoned FPL managers, or those playing FanTeam’s €1m season-long Premier League game, should have no problem in adjusting to the €250K Champions League Group Stage game.

The familiar scoring system is shown above, with the minor differences outlined below.

KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FANTEAM AND FPL
  • There is no Bonus Points System, which is replaced by plus/minus points (+0.3/-0.3) if a team is winning/losing during the period a player is on the pitch.
  • Goalkeepers get 0.5 points for every save made, unlike the one point awarded in FPL for increments of three stops.
  • Committing a foul that leads to a free-kick goal or converted penalty is penalised by minus two points.
  • Midfielders and forwards get an extra point for completing the full match.
  • Each shot on target is rewarded (+0.4 for forwards/midfielders, +0.6 for defenders, +1.0 for goalkeepers).

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397 Comments Post a Comment
  1. DIMITRIS
    • 3 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Can this WC draft "cover" the absence of TAA long term?

    Sanchez
    Rüdiger - Christensen - Cancelo/Dias (Livra, Williams)
    Salah - Benrahma - Traore - Sarr (Sissoko)
    Lukaku - Ronaldo - Antonio
    0.6 ITB
    Planed trasnfer GW5 : Benrahma to Raphinha

    1. Holmes
      • 7 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      It probably can but I feel something like Trent-Jota-Bamford would still outscore Christensen-Traore-premium forward

      1. Lovren an elevator
        • 6 Years
        16 days, 8 hours ago

        This.
        I'm also not convinced Rudiger AND Christensen is profitable

      2. DIMITRIS
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        You might just be right. I'm still considering all options. Cheers!

    2. Hazz
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Simply can't understand why you would willingly want to go without TAA.

      He is a big hitter with a proportionally small price tag.

      I'd say medium term it might be okay, but short term? Long term? No.

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        The only reason I'm even considering this is the prospect of having Lukaku and Ronaldo up front. It just looks to nice, and I'm hoping that double Chelsea defence can cover TAA. I'm still tinkering what to do. Maybe I'll just play safe and get DCL/Bamford up front and get back in TAA. Cheers!

    3. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Would still prefer TAA and downgrade Christensen and Cancelo/Dias. Could also scrape another 0.5 going Traore/Sarr -> Gray given no DCL. Not sure about Benrahma, could fall foul of rotation come Europa.

      1. DIMITRIS
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        I'm still considering various WC options and I'm glad to hear advice. TAA and cheaper forward are probably the way to go, but I like the prospect of having Lukaku and Ronaldo soo much. Cheers!

        1. Catastrophe
          • 10 Years
          16 days, 7 hours ago

          I'm with you, I'm Undecided. I think it feels a bit greedy having Lukaku, Salah, Ronnie and TAA! Mine boils down to the below...

          1. DIMITRIS
            • 3 Years
            15 days, 13 hours ago

            I found out while switching through drafts that if you want 3 premiums you must lose TAA to have even a half-decent rest of the team. Cheers!

            1. Catastrophe
              • 10 Years
              15 days, 13 hours ago

              I know what you mean, I think it is just about doable. Given Gray is already in a lot of starting 11s, it's really compromising one other position (I.e. playing a 4.5 mid or defender). Time will tell if it's worth it!

  2. Catastrophe
    • 10 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    A) DCL, Greenwood, Jota (Ayling)
    B) Lukaku, Raphinha*, Sarr (Williams)

    *If Raphinha is out I could go Traore/Benrahma for one week. Rest of the bench is Sissoko & Livramento.

    I'm guessing A makes most sense and downgrade one of Greenwood/Jota to Torres/Raphinha later on if needed?

    Cheers!

    1. DIMITRIS
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      A in my opinion. Better for long term.

  3. Lovren an elevator
    • 6 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Doherty or Chilwell?

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      Urgh, neither. Chilwell one to monitor

    2. jackruet
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      16 days, 8 hours ago

      none right now

    3. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Chilwell won't play yet.

      1. Lovren an elevator
        • 6 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        "Yet" ?
        Alonso's place to lose? Or just until fixtures (FA Cup, CL) get congested?

  4. SHOWSTOPPERRR
    • 3 Years
    16 days, 8 hours ago

    Guys just asking for suggestions

    Wc team not triggered though

    Sanchez steele
    Taa rudi shaw coady livra
    Salah jota torres traore ben
    Rono antonio 4.5m

    0.2m itb

    Gw5 Ben to raph free
    Gw6 save
    Gw7 rono to make and shaw to City def free

    Also jota can be moved to mount and torres can be downgraded to someone else like sarr.

    1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Gw7 rono to kaku I should say sorry

  5. FOO FIGHTER
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Imagine, all of the bottom players could be missing this weekend LOL

    Ederson
    Allison
    Lukaku
    Son
    Robbo
    DCL
    James
    Sanchez
    Martinez
    Pereira
    Coleman
    Son
    Raphina
    Jesus
    Jiminez

    There are more but this is crazy.

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      And Son

    2. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Forgot BobbyF

    3. Hairy Potter
      • 6 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Could be more if players have gone abroad, aren't vaccinated and need to quarantine on return to UK.

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 2 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        Going to be an interesting weekend...

    4. RamaJama
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Many with very few players, as in a blank GW, just without the ability to plan and navigate weeks before

    5. Zim0
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Fun

    6. I Member
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      What happened to Robbo?

      1. Vertigo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        Played too many games post-injury.

    7. Dark Side Of The Loon!
      • 5 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Only one of those in my WC draft. So all cool.

  6. The 12th Man
    • 8 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Raphinha out means I have to play one of
    A) Livermento v West Ham
    B) Bissouma v Brentford
    C) Gilmour v Arsenal
    D) Raphinha > Torres -4

    1. Catastrophe
      • 10 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      B-a-c-d for me. Don't fancy a hit for a short term only option

      1. The 12th Man
        • 8 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        Yeh think your right , I want Raphinha after Liverpool.

    2. THE SHEEP HUNTER
      • 4 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      A

  7. Ibralicious
    • 7 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Sanchez
    TAA - Shaw - Amartey*
    Salah - Torres - - Benrahma
    Ronaldo - DCL - Antonio

    (Steele - Tsimikas* - Raphinha* - Omobamidele*) - 1.8 ITB (Already on a -4)

    Should I WC? Potentially 4 players out and DCL uncertain.

    Cheers!

  8. DavidBadWillie
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Harvey Barnes is getting a brace against 50 year old Scott Carson.

    Floods of years for sellers

    1. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      15 days, 9 hours ago

      Alternatively, Vardy's remaining owners are suicidal following a Carson double penalty save master class.

  9. Johnny too hotty
    • 9 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Jsut logged on to see the most templatey wildcards and so many Ronaldo’s. Isn’t he a doubt this weekend

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      I would not want to be without him when he has been training this week with UTD.

  10. Vertigo
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Ronaldo hasn't overtaken Toney yet (%).

    Think I'll let this one slide a gameweek.

    1. Eddie
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Yet I'm a little more scared of Ronaldo than Toney.

      1. Vertigo
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        If Bruno's % was nosediving I suppose I would be.

        Think I'd sooner dodge for a few weeks.

  11. Heskey Time
    • 7 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Thoughts are Jota and Marcal to Raph and R. James in week 7. Will be rotating 3 4.0 defenders for the last defender spot.

    Raya, 4.0
    TAA, Marcal, duffy, livra, Williams
    Salah, Jota, traore, gray, sissoko
    CR7, Lukaku, Antonio

    1. SHOWSTOPPERRR
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Defence too soft.

  12. Peter Ouch
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Raphinha Jimenez and Alison out, right?

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Looks like it.

  13. FOO FIGHTER
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Will it be a case of Ronaldo and Jota making you cry should you not own them this week?

    1. Vertigo
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Not if you're an adult with a grasp on reality.

      1. FOO FIGHTER
        • 2 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        You can imagine the twits on twatter

        1. Vertigo
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          16 days, 7 hours ago

          Say no more.

  14. Ibralicious
    • 7 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Better combination on a WC?

    A) Kilman + Traore (playing the fixtures)
    B) Reguilon + Gray (longer term stability)

    Cheers!

    1. FOO FIGHTER
      • 2 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      B

    2. Union_Jacks
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      I’d pick Christensen ESR as your B option and Coady Traore as your A option

  15. Joshua_Gooner
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Really not enticed by Ronaldo so thinking of doing the following transfers instead. Someone talk me out of it.

    Sanchez
    TAA Digne Shaw White
    Salah Fernandes Greenwood
    Wilson Antonio Toney
    B: Steele Raphina Livramento Brownhill

    Fernandes -> Jota
    Wilson -> Jiminez
    Toney -> Aubamayang

    Would captain Aubamayang V Norwich this week and then ship out for DCL in GW6.

    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • 11 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Aubameyang instead of Ronaldo looks like a classic “WTF was I thinking” moment in the making

      1. Joshua_Gooner
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        Absolutely - my main thinking is the big difference in price allows me to also get Jota & Jiminez or DCL.

        If I get Ronaldo then the other options don't seem as good.

        1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
          • 11 Years
          16 days, 7 hours ago

          My own personal and biased (from painful experience) opinion on Auba

          He is an absolute nightmare in FPL, hate him so much

    2. Mambino
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      That could pay off massively if Auba hauls - huge diff

  16. CapK
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Best 1 week punt / holder for Raph? Up to 6.5M Midfielder

    A) Traore (WAT A)
    B) Dele (PAL A)
    C) Sarr (WOL H)
    D) Other ?!

    Thanks team

  17. Hairy Potter
    • 6 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Planned on getting DCL on my WC. If he's ruled out, does Richarlison look a good option given Everton's fixtures?

    1. CapK
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Still some uncertainty over if hes banned or not.... heard hes being let off because he played at the olympics - but all other Brazilians banned from next GW (raph / allison etc)

      1. Andy_Social
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        Rich is definitely available

        1. Hairy Potter
          • 6 Years
          16 days, 7 hours ago

          Would definitely prefer DCL, but not sure getting any South American is just going to bring more blanks with the next round of internationals either due to bans or quarantines.

  18. airzeppelin
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Hey guys, some help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!

    Current---
    Sanchez (Foster)
    TAA - Dias - Shaw - (Tsim - Amartey)
    Salah - Benrahma - Bruno - Grealish - (Gray)
    Antonio - Ings - Obafemi
    ITB - 0.3
    Do? (Ings > Ronaldo) & (Bruno > Greenwood/Pogba) -4 pts.

    Or do the WC...?
    Sanchez (Foster/Steele)
    Matip - Laporte - Shaw - (Tsim - Amartey)
    Salah - Benrahma - Torres - Pogba* - (Allan)
    Ronaldo - Antonio - Ings*

    This would leave 1.5 ITB

  19. TKC07
    • 2 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    Who would be ManCity GK for this GW if Ederson can't play?

    1. Maximus Bonimus Pointimus
      • 11 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Knowing Pep he won’t play one

      11 midfielders instead

      1. TKC07
        • 2 Years
        16 days, 7 hours ago

        Dias is the first one on team sheet. Agree with rest of the 10 tho..

    2. Hairy Potter
      • 6 Years
      16 days, 7 hours ago

      Scott Carson?

    3. St Pauli Walnuts
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      15 days, 9 hours ago

      It would be Steffen, but he has COVID ... so Carson. He's taken his buss pass out of the folder just in-case.

  20. Hairy Potter
    • 6 Years
    16 days, 7 hours ago

    People who are planning on bringing in Raphinha after the Liverpool match, are you concerned that we're going to have the same fiasco after the next international window?

  21. Stupendous Arse
    • 3 Years
    15 days, 13 hours ago

    I'm trying a TAA less team but need convincing between these two:

    1) TAA + Dennis
    or
    B) Digne + Antonio

    Might go from B (current) to 1 in a couple of GWs though tbf

    1. FPL_Pugster
      15 days, 13 hours ago

      TAA is the only defender you should own all season. Never get rid of him

      1. Stupendous Arse
        • 3 Years
        15 days, 13 hours ago

        might have to do a -4 next gw and go from B to 1

  22. allaboutthemagic
    • 5 Years
    15 days, 9 hours ago

    Trent dier
    Or
    Robbo Christensen?!