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The best Fantasy Bundesliga players for Matchday 4

Fantasy Bundesliga is back after the international break and we’ve all got our Wildcards in play, so here are some of the best picks ahead of Matchday 4.

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GOALKEEPERS

Manuel Riemann (5.4m), Phillip Pentke (1.0m)

Maneul Riemann has done a solid job so far this season and fixtures don’t come much better than a home tie against rock-bottom Hertha Berlin. Bochum have been solid at the back so far and will know how important these three points are. Riemann is currently the third highest-scoring goalkeeper in the game with 27 points, while his 14 saves ranks third.

Phillip Pentke is the 1.0m fodder of choice so far this season and holds his place after another solid week on the subs bench.

DEFENDERS 

Alphonso Davies (13.7m), Kevin Mbabu (10.8m), Anderson Lucoqui (6.2m), Niko Giesselmann (3.7m), Joe Scally (2.2m)

Four of the top five highest-scoring defenders so far this season make this squad thanks to good fixtures and great underlying stats.

Niko Giesselemann has secured the left-wing back spot vacated by Christopher Lenz (9.3m) and has scored in his last two games. Union’s home fixture against 17th placed Augsburg, who’ve looked chaotic at the back and clueless going forward so far this season, is a prime fixture to rack up a third double-digit haul in a row. At just 3.7m, you really can’t go too far wrong with this pick. 

Anderson Lucoqui racked up 23 points on his Bundesliga debut, picking up six points for winning at least 15 duels and four points for two goal attempts. Lucoqui was everywhere for Mainz on Matchday 3 and is well-placed to add to this against a Hoffenheim side who’ve conceded lots of chances so far and looked unconvincing at best at the back. 

The highest-scoring defender in the game so far this season, Kevin Mbabu, has scored 35 points without yet registering a goal contribution. He’s grabbed 16 points for duels won, managed 10 open play crosses and Wolfsburg visit a Fürth side who’ve looked very poor at both ends of the pitch. The Swiss right-back was one of the first names on this team sheet.

Alphonso Davies is something of a risky pick after he went off injured against the USA on international duty, but he’s back in training and Julian Nagelsmann really needs him ready for their visit to RB Leizpig. Jesse Marsch’s Leipzig side have failed to impress so far this season and Davies has been one of Bayern’s best players through the opening three Matchdays. I looked at bringing in Raphael Guerreiro (14.1m) for this spot, but Davies being a captaincy option on the Sunday swings the decision in his favour.

Gladbach’s Joe Scally is still in their starting XI due to injury and they have a great defensive fixture at home to Arminia Bielefeld. Despite quite how bad Gladbach have been at points this season, Scally has been one of their strongest players, picking up eight points for goal attempts and 12 points for duels. Whilst he may not be a long term pick, he’s a great option this week at just 2.2m. 

MIDFIELDERS

Leon Goretzka (14.3m), Jonas Hofmann (12.5m), Jude Bellingham (11.6m), Jens Petter Hauge (11.4m), Wooyeong Jeong (4.4m)

This is the first time four out of five of these midfielders have made my picks.

Wooyeong Jeong has been playing up front for Freiburg and got two goals against Stuttgart last time out. Freiburg have been solid so far this season and 4.4m for a midfielder playing OOP, Jeong is a risk that’s worth taking.

Despite interest from Bayern, Jonas Hofmann is still at Gladbach and, along with Scally, has been among their best performers in a terrible start to the season. His last-minute goal in their loss to Union last time out gave him 16 points in Matchday 3 and he’s managed seven shots in just two starts. A visit to Arminia Bielefeld will give Adi Hütter’s new side a much-needed opportunity to get three points. 

Leon Goretzka has managed 10 shots without a goal so far this season and looks set for an explosion at some point. He’s clearly working well under Julian Nagelsmann and is a great option for this week’s visit to an underperforming RBL side. 

Jens Petter Hauge has been arguably the only shining light in a poor Eintracht Frankfurt side so far under Oliver Glasner. The young Norwegian has scored two of his side’s three goals this season and has also managed seven shots. Hosting a defensively-poor Stuttgart side presents a great opportunity for him to add to that tally.

With Giovanni Reyna (12.5m) out injured, Jude Bellingham should have even more license to go forward and continue his brilliant start to the season for Dortmund. He’s fresh from back-to-back double-digit hauls ahead of the visit to Bayer Leverkusen, and his six shots so far this season show he’s becoming a more and more important part of this Dortmund attack.

FORWARDS 

Robert Lewandowski (18.1m), Erling Haaland (17.0m), Wout Weghorst (14.7m)

Three premium forwards make it into the squad this week.

Wout Weghorst scored in the opening day win over Bochum, is on penalties and has managed 11 shots across the first three Matchdays. A visit to Fürth should give him plenty of opportunities to build on a decent start to the 2021/22 season.

The next two forwards are Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland.

They’ve scored nearly 20 points more than any other player this season and have also taken the most shots (16 and 18 respectively). It doesn’t matter who they’re playing. Just buy them.

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  1. gomez123
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Would you do Ings & Trent to Lukaku & Livramento to give me this??
    Sanchez
    Shaw/White/Livramento
    Salah/Bruno/Rahphina/Benrahma
    DCL/Antonio/Lukaku(c)
    Steele/Ayling/Gilmour/Tsimikas

    1. RogDog_jimmy
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 17 days ago

      nooooo - would not be selling TAA.

      Ings > Jimenez if you want. Rest is great.

      1. gomez123
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        thanks

  2. Dannyb
    • 4 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    How's she looking?
    De Gea
    Reguilon, Rudigrr, Matip
    Salah, Sarr, Torres, Gray
    Lukaku, Ronaldo, Antonio
    Steele, Williams, Gilmour, Livramento

    1. Nomar
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      GtG

    2. ⭐ Bemba_Da ⭐
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      That midfield

      1. Dannyb
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Beautiful isn't it.

  3. Cilly Bonnolly
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Gray and DCL or Raphinha and Jimenez?

  4. Drip Doctor
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    The spoiler

    Gabriel 5.0 will be a better pick than Tierney. The guy is a monster in the air.

    1. The Train Driver
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      He probably will since Tierney will most likely get injured. If by some miracle he doesn't, then Tierney will eqsily outscore Gabriel.

  5. boroie
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    2 FTs? Is this sensible?

    Fernandes & Ings
    ->
    Greenwood & Ronaldo

    1. Forever In Our Shadow
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      OO lovely.

  6. 03farmboy
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    When’s the deadline for transfers is it Saturday morning?

    1. Cilly Bonnolly
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Yup. 11:00 am GMT

    2. Weak Become Heros
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      11am UK time

  7. RogDog_jimmy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 17 days ago

    After all this time it comes down to;

    Ings >

    a/ DCL (BUR)
    b/ Jimenez (wat)

    my plan is to get both in for wk 5 - so it really is about the one fixture this week.

    and i still can't decide.

    1. Weak Become Heros
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      A

    2. dunas_dog
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      I am thinking DCL as just not seen the same spark in Jiménez yet

      1. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        That's my thinking too - i want to see it first.
        also Everton at home...

        It's really this injury cloud, I'm thinking it's 60-70mins of DCL v 90mins of Jimenez

  8. boroie
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 17 days ago

    Thinking long term…

    A - Jota
    B - Greenwood
    C - Havertz
    D - Grealish

    1. Weak Become Heros
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Long term would be C.

    2. La Roja
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      D

    3. fricky_
        2 months, 17 days ago

        A cuz Firmino out Jota nailed

      • Nomar
        • 12 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        D

      • Angelic upstart
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        C

      • Thinkering like a Boss
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Long term C. Short term A

    4. Legohair
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      What to do here???

      Sanchez
      TAA-Shaw-Tanganga-Ayling
      Salah-Bruno-Greenwood-BenR
      Ings-DCL

      Buendia,Tsimikas,Obafemi
      1 FT 1.0 itb

      A. Ings to DCL
      B. Buendia to Saka
      C. Ayling to Tierney
      D. A+B(-4)
      E. A+C(-4)
      F. B+C(-4)

      1. Angelic upstart
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        C

    5. Weak Become Heros
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Bottomed, fancy a new crowd response please:

      Dust has settled on the pressers and I have now finalised on 1 of these 2 options, would really appreciate what you guys reckon please.

      1. Ings, Son, Tsimikas OUT. Lukaku, Sarr, Tierney IN. (-4)

      2. Ings, Son OUT. Ronaldo Sarr IN. (Free)

      1. Dannyb
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        B

      2. RogDog_jimmy
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        no. 2 for me.

      3. Nomar
        • 12 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        2

      4. Angelic upstart
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        A

    6. boroie
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      How long is Firmino out?

    7. We Go Again
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 17 days ago

      Is there still no news on DCL?

      1. fricky_
          2 months, 17 days ago

          He's fit

        • Do I Not Like Orange
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Doubt we'll get definitive news before deadline seeing as the game's not until Monday.

      2. Exxtreme
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Trincao or Traore and why

        1. mattyb09
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Traore because he is better at getting into dangerous positions only to miss.

        2. Angelic upstart
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Neither as they're both massive punts

          1. Exxtreme
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 7 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Got 6.2, so no better idea

          2. Nomar
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            This.

            I’d rather have Sarr or Gray in all honesty.

            1. Exxtreme
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 7 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Thank you, guys

      3. StingRay
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        I’ve got a niggling feeling BRUNO will score double figures tmw.

        Will the many people who transferred him out be regretting it.

        If the CR7;issue wasn’t there, BRUNO would be the GW4 captaincy option.

        1. Nomar
          • 12 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Yes, but Ronaldo is there and that’s the problem.

          I sold Bruno for Ronny last night. Bruno may haul tomorrow instead of CR7, but in reality, going forward, it’s going to surely be the Ronaldo show from now on.

      4. Devil's Own
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 17 days ago

        DEVIL'S OWN 1 Year4 mins ago
        Is this too much of a risk?

        Bachmann
        TAA, White, Coady
        Salah, Torres, Rafinha, ESR
        Ronaldo, Lukaku, Antonio

        Steer, Sissoko, Livramento, Williams

        Please let me know your thoughts about how pathetic this attempt is?

        1. Angelic upstart
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          I quite like it. Low ceiling on the defence bar Trent.
          3 big hitters and easy enough to swap for Kane/son/Kdb/sterling further down the line.
          Most of the big teams covered suitably.

        2. Johnny 8
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 8 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Not pathtic in the slightest. ESR is a doubt to play against Norwich though.

      5. Chilli Heatwave
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Any sky fpl players what’s your overhaul teams looking like?

      6. AnyoneButLiverpool
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Anyone going with Ronaldo and Lukaku?

        1. jackruet
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Yes. I have mess of a team. Now on wc and have both cr and lukaku

          1. AnyoneButLiverpool
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Can you share your team?

            1. jackruet
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              2 months, 17 days ago

              Sanchez

              Trent, shaw, ayling white
              Salah,,sarr, benrahma
              Lukaku ronaldo antonio

          2. Eat my goal!
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            More of a mess then

        2. Nomar
          • 12 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Got both.

          In my draft team.

          Cannot believe no one put waivers in for either of them.

          Only downside was I had to lose Bamford or Antonio. So I sold Bam Bam.

          1. AnyoneButLiverpool
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Can you share your team as well?

      7. One Wheels Enough
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Theres's 8M FPL teams and Ronaldo has had 166K transfers-in according to FPL Stats, and his ownership is listed at 22%, surely 22% ownership should be nearly 2M owners given no one had him last GW...

        1. Eh, just one more thing ...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Think about 1.7m transfers in last time I looked.

      8. _____JR_____
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Thoughts on my wc team

        Sanchez (Steele)

        Rudiger Diaz Tanganga (Liv, Amartey)

        Salah Benrahma Jota Sissoko (Allan)

        CR7 Lukaku Antonio

        0.3 In the bank

        1. _____JR_____
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Just did Tanganga to Tierney

        2. Angelic upstart
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Lose a west ham player

      9. jackruet
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Sarr + shaw
        Or
        Jota + livra

        1. Angelic upstart
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          A

      10. mattyb09
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        RMT please.

        Sa
        TAA Rudiger Shaw Tierney
        Salah Jota Raphinha
        Ronaldo Antonio Jimenez

        Gunn; ESR, Livramento, Mendy

        1. Angelic upstart
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Are you planning to stick with 4-3-3

          1. mattyb09
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Will rotate ESR in with one of the defenders. GW7 I'll create funds with the Lukaku move.

      11. Bagheri Arce
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Anyone else thinking to just get Lukaku (c) this week and then Ronaldo thereafter?

        I have this nagging doubt over him starting and in truth even if he does Lukaku surely as good an option this week with Martinez out.

        Am I overthinking it?

        1. JONALDINHO
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          If on WC I’d get Lukaku as you’d want him GW7 anyway. If not on WC I think Ronaldo for next 3 and then WC in Lukaku GW7. That’s what I’m thinking anyway

          1. mattyb09
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 3 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Why would you need to WC Lukaku when he's cheaper than Ronaldo?

            1. JONALDINHO
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 4 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              I plan on using WC GW7 anyway. If your using your WC now you’d be wasting a transfer in 3 weeks to get Lukaku

              1. mattyb09
                • Fantasy Football Scout Member
                • 3 Years
                2 months, 17 days ago

                Not if Ronaldo outscores him by 7+ pts and you will also generate at least 0.1 as he will increase by at least 0.2

        2. OLLY G
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          You make a very valid argument

        3. mattyb09
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 3 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          I've debated this...I think they will score similarly this week if they both start...Next week slight edge to Ronaldo and then big edge to Ronaldo in GW 6...

          3 weeks of Ronaldo + Lukaku in GW7 is the way to go.

        4. Scots Gooner
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          I'm considering it. Would like to have both, but feel it maybe weakens the squad too much.

          Got a real feeling Lukaku could destroy Villa and will be gutted if I don't have him. This hokey cokey could be the perfect compromise.

          1. Bagheri Arce
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Thanks everyone.

            I agree Ronaldo the better option over the next three but this week is very dependent on him starting and with the captain factor too it feels like a bit of a risk.

            If Lukaku got a brave Vs Chelsea and Ronaldo came off the bench. Even if Ronaldo scores a goal it is likely 26 PTS Vs 10 PTS. Obviously this is just one possible outcome but I personally think it is safer if you can afford the spare transfer for the hokey cokey

            1. Bagheri Arce
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 5 Years
              2 months, 17 days ago

              *brace Vs Villa

      12. jblakes
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Last two on wc

        Greenwood or jota
        Marçal or arling

        Which two would ppl pick?
        Regards
        James

      13. Hazardous1983
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Hows this wildcard team

        Sanchez (steele)
        Taa coady shaw (ayling livramento)
        Salah jota traore raphina (sissoko)
        Dcl.ronaldo antonio

        What changes should i make

      14. JONALDINHO
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        A) Ronaldo and Barnes
        B) Bruno and DCL

        Would most likely be for the next 3 weeks only

        1. Eh, just one more thing ...
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 9 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          B

          1. JONALDINHO
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Would mean I’d captain Salah GW4+6 away to Brentford and Leeds over Ronaldo at home to Newcastle and Villa

      15. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Just having a tinker and come up with this….. any good??

        Raya
        Rudiger Christensen Shaw
        Salah Greenwood Sarr Gray
        Lukaku Antonio Ronaldo
        Subs… 4.0 McArthur Livramento Williams

        Not sure il go for it tho…… interesting to hear some people’s thoughts!!
        Cheers!!

        1. Egg noodle
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Any draft without TAA = wrong draft.

          1. Nomar
            • 12 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            This ^^

          2. 1912 F.A Cup Winners
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 4 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Haha I agree mate, hence the disclaimer of ‘I don’t think il go for it’ haha

      16. abaalan
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        A) Son + Ings -> Trincao + Ronaldo
        B) Son + Ings -> Torres + Lukaku
        Both would be for -4

        Also have Tsimi, Veltman and Greenwood. Veltman safe since Cucurella joined?

        1. Egg noodle
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          Can u afford Traore + Ron

      17. dunas_dog
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        In real dilemma- not against -8 as gets Ronaldo and Jota and may miss out on Ronaldo next week if price surges (also gets me good price point for Lukaku/Kane) but welcome views. Present team below

        A Save and have 2 free transfers next week once dust settles
        B Ings to DCL
        C Ings to Ronaldo and Bruno to Torres -4
        D Ings to Ronaldo, Bruno to Jota and Tsimikas to Livramento -8

        Sanchez
        TAA Coufal Shaw
        Salah Bruno Greenwood Raphinha Benrahma
        Ings Antonio

        Foster Ayling Tsimikas Scarlett

        1. Flynny
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 17 days ago

          I'm on the verge of D mate - but only for - 4

          This week's transfers feel like a step into the dark tho

          Even if I get ronaldo I may captain salah just in case....

          1. dunas_dog
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 6 Years
            2 months, 17 days ago

            Yes that’s issue with -8. Getting rid of Bruno v Newcastle, bringing in Ronaldo and then captaining Salah…….

      18. Egg noodle
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Only 2 risers tonight. And no scout picks either. Wtf is going on?

      19. Johnny too hotty
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 17 days ago

        Was gonna do Ings Barnes to dcl jota.
        Can’t quite afford but can afford Richarlson, he’s a strong pick or do you disagree