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The best Fantasy Bundesliga players for Matchday 11

A series of evenly-matched games make this week’s Fantasy Bundesliga Scout squad a tough one to select. An unstoppable force meets an immovable object as Freiburg visit Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig host Borussia Dortmund and out-of-form Frankfurt visit bottom-placed Greuther Fürth.

Here is our selection of the best Matchday 11 (MD11) options.

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GOALKEEPERS

MANUEL RIEMANN (5.6m), MARIUS FUNK (1.0m)

VfL Bochum have kept three clean sheets from their four home games this season. Of course, they’ve also conceded 15 goals from six away games, but who’s counting? Manuel Riemann seems to reaffirm his club legend status at the Ruhrstadion week by week, from his penalty save in the victory over Frankfurt to scoring the winning penalty in the Pokal win over Augsburg. Riemann is the highest-scoring keeper over the last five matchdays, grabbing 20 points in Matchday 9 (MD9), and hosts a Hoffenheim team who lurch from fantastic to dire and back again every week. It’s hard to predict which Hoffenheim side – or indeed Bochum side – will turn up for this clash but, either way, there should be clean sheet or many save points in it for Super Manu.

I’m starting to worry that it would be better to have a non-playing 1.0m keeper, given Marius Funk has now totalled -1 points from his four Bundesliga appearances for Greuther Fürth. However, I’m nothing if not a dreamer, and the visit of a Frankfurt side not too far ahead of Fürth in the table could give Funk the perfect opportunity to redeem himself.

DEFENDERS

MARC-OLIVER KEMPF (7.4m), JEREMIE FRIMPONG (7.8m), PAULO OTAVIO (10.2m), TUTA (5.4m), JOE SCALLY (3.0m)

Stuttgart’s Marc-Oliver Kempf has the joint-most shots by a defender this season (14) and also joint-most goals (3). Whilst Stuttgart may have one of the worst defences in the league, having conceded nearly two goals-per-game, they face the worst attack of Arminia Bielefeld. In a week of hard-to-predict games, going for a defender with high attacking threat seems like a sensible option.

Jeremie Frimpong has been great at both ends for die Werkself this season and has a good fixture against Hertha Berlin, who have conceded 23 goals from just 10 games. Leverkusen are still unbeaten away from home, even though they’ve been poor of late. Frimpong has a great price and he gets the nod this week. Paulo Otavio is back to full fitness and has slotted perfectly into Florian Kohfeldt’s new look Wolfsburg side. Winning duels made him a Fantasy fans’ favourite last season and four points from won duels in 45 minutes against Leverkusen suggests that he’s going to return to that form. Wolfsburg have a great game versus Augsburg and Otavio is a top differential in such a tough week.

Tuta grabbed the late equaliser at Leipzig in Matchday 10 (MD10) and is a very cheap route into the Frankfurt defence for their visit to Greuther Fürth. The young centre-back is definitely a left-field choice, having only started three games all season, but he has picked up 12 points for duels won across those three and will have a great chance at keeping a clean sheet in Fürth. At that price, he’s a cheap differential which could pay off big. Joe Scally is becoming as much of a staple in this team as Robert Lewandowski. He is the second-highest scoring defender over the last five matchdays, aided by a goal and assist. The American visits Mainz, which certainly isn’t the easiest fixture, but given his massive involvement in everything that happens on Gladbach’s right-hand side, he could grab points from anywhere.

MIDFIELDERS

CHRISTOPHER NKUNKU (15.9m), FILIP KOSTIC (15.6m), MAXIMILIAN ARNOLD (12.8m), JONAS HOFMANN (13.8m), FLORIAN WIRTZ (12.6m)

Christopher Nkunku is cementing his status as RB Leipzig’s talisman this season. He ranks in the league’s top ten for goals (four), shots (27), passes to a shot (20), fouls won (19), top speed (35.54 km/hour) and sprints (300). Leipzig have won four from five at home this season, scoring 17 times in the process. As shown by their draw with Paris Saint-Germain in midweek, die Roten Bullen are getting better and better under Jesse Marsch, especially going forward. They’re now unbeaten in their last six Bundesliga games. Even against second-placed Dortmund, Nkunku is a great option.

Despite being an injury doubt, Filip Kostic still makes it into this squad. There isn’t a better fixture in the league than against Greuther Fürth and there are very few players in the league better at scoring points than Kostic. His six goal contributions from Frankfurt’s ten is the highest proportion in the league and, in a game where Frankfurt might finally score some goals, he could feast. They play in the last game of the MD11, giving more time for Kostic to get fully-fit.

Wolfsburg’s record appearance holder, Maximilian Arnold, looks to be a massive beneficiary of Florian Kohfeldt’s appointment. He grabbed 15 points in MD10, getting a goal and picking up points for goal attempts, passes to a shot and won duels. Kohfeldt is seemingly helping him return to his role as an all-action midfielder and Augsburg should provide a kind opposition for him to build on that.

Jonas Hofmann has taken Lars Stindl’s crown as Gladbach’s talisman. The German has four double-digit hauls in his last five games and is second only to Nkunku in points amongst midfielders in that period. Hofmann is also averaging ten points-per-game over his last four away league games. Mainz will provide tough opposition for an inconsistent Gladbach but that shouldn’t bother Hofmann in such form. Florian Wirtz’s form, on the other hand, has dipped of late. However, a visit to Hertha Berlin gives him a great chance to get back to the level that won him September’s Bundesliga Player of the Month. We all know what the young German can do and Hertha will give him plenty of space to do it.

FORWARDS

ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI (19.1m), ANDREJ KRAMARIC (15.9m), ANTHONY MODESTE (8.0m)

Robert Lewandowski got a hat-trick and an assist against Benfica in midweek, taking his tally so far this season to a remarkable 22 goals from 16 games in all competitions. Yet Bayern are against Freiburg – one of just four unbeaten sides left in Europe’s top five leagues. The Pole has scored 19 goals in his 18 career meetings against Freiburg, including all of the last five. Furthermore, Bayern’s 38 Bundesliga goals after ten matchdays is the highest ever total. Don’t bet against Lewandowski, however tough the opponent.

Andrej Kramaric finally got his second goal of the season in MD10 and now has double-digit hauls in four of his last five Bundesliga games. Again, it’s hard to predict where the game between Bochum and Hoffenheim will go but that doesn’t seem to matter to Kramaric. His 37 shots are second only to Lewandowski and he is the fourth-highest scoring forward in the game with 94 points. Anthony Modeste has been reborn for Köln this season, with his six goals joint-fifth in the league and his 36 shots ranking him third. Hosting Union Berlin is a tough game for Steffen Baumgart’s men but the Frenchman can be trusted to score points regardless of opponent. Modeste picked up eight points last week, despite Köln losing 2-0 to Dortmund. Köln are also unbeaten at home in the league.


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533 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Miguel Sanchez
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Gonna be some big bench scores this GW

  2. Old Gregg
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    rolling transfer but have a benching headache.

    Right XI/ Bench? Help!

    Ramsdale
    Cancelo-Taa-James
    Salah-Foden-Mbeumo-havertz
    Antonio- Toney-Edouard

    Livramento- Dias-Normann

    1. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Looks right.

  3. tissae
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Would you do that, or bank a transfer for IB?

    Vardy + Sarr -> Toney + Son for -4.

    1. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      I'd wait to see how Spurs do.

    2. Salan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 12 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Better to do it. The scoring ceiling of Toney + Son is very high this week.

  4. tomasjj
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    GTG? 1FT.

    Sanchez
    TAA, Chilwell, Rudiger, Dunk
    Salah(c), Foden, Havertz, Raphinia
    Antonio, Vardy
    ----
    Steele - Livra, Brownhill, Fodder

    Thank you!

    1. RADOAFC
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Looks good to me, good opportunity to save that FT.

      1. tomasjj
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Thanks!

  5. Ninjaa
    • 11 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    1ft 2.2m itb. Any thoughts??

    Sanchez Foster
    TAA Rudiger Coufal Livramento Ayling
    Salah Foden Gray Mbeumo Gilmour
    Ronaldo Antonio Hwang

    1. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Coufal to Chilwell?
      Gray to ESR?

  6. Riders of Yohan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Start:

    A) Gallagher vs WOL (H)

    B) Hwang vs CRY (A)

    Appreciate the help!

    1. House Frey Wedding Planner
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      A

    2. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      B

    3. KenyaDigIt
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      A

  7. Vertigo
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Has anyone else committed to four premium defenders yet?

    On TAA, Cancelo, James and Chilwell as today answers.

    1. TheBiffas
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      same 4 except rudi for chilwell

    2. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Does Mendy count? Until AFCON.
      With Trent, Rudiger, Cancelo.

      1. Vertigo
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        I would say so, definitely.

  8. TheBiffas
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Play antonio or livramento?

    1. House Frey Wedding Planner
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Ant

    2. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Antonio

  9. House Frey Wedding Planner
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Start one:

    A - Duffy
    B - Livramento
    C - Armstrong

    Was leaning towards Armstrong as the attacker but Broja is back in the squad now

    1. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      A, also dangerous on set pieces.

  10. RADOAFC
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Any ideas guys? Cheers

    Sanchez
    Livra TAA Christensen
    Salah Foden Raph Havertz
    Jimenez Vardy Antonio

    Carson Semedo Tierney Sissoko

    Want funds to get in son next week, cant afford to lose Antonio cos want him back later on. Thinking Tierney and Semedo out for 4m and James/chilly!? Or maybe swap Jimi out to build funds!

    Cheers

    1. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      I like your first idea.

      1. RADOAFC
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Thanks mate, gard decisions this week

        1. RADOAFC
          • 6 Years
          2 months, 23 days ago

          Hard*

    2. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Jimenez to Hwang

      1. RADOAFC
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 23 days ago

        Yeah that has crossed my mind also

  11. DagheMunegu
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Bench one

    A cancelo
    B Antonio
    C grealish
    D Raph

    1. tomasjj
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      B

    2. KenyaDigIt
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Yes, got TAA, Cancelo, Chilwell, and Rudi and holding long-term with Livra as 5th C

  12. Norco
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Chances of Azpi starting?

  13. checkit_j
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Save Ft?

    Sanchez
    Rudi - Cancelo - Livra - Duffy
    Salah - Mount - Raph
    Toney - CR7 - Antonio

    - Gray - McArthur - Omo

  14. lindeg
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Play one:

    A: Raphinha (LEI)
    B: Mbeumo (NOR)

    1. Bluebullxx
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Mbeumo

  15. Bluebullxx
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Dias, Sarr, Antonio > Ben Johnson, Son, A.Armstrong.

    Thoughts? would mean i take a 12 point hit as aleady went Azpi for TAA/
    Currently sat 2nd in my league off by 50 points. Thinking above as my way to get Son in team, mark him as captain and then fingers crossed into the international break.

    How many points hit is too much?

  16. OptimusBlack
    • 8 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Who to get more pts ?
    A- Sarr & Havertz
    B- Mbeumo & ESR

    1. KenyaDigIt
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      B

  17. Murdylicious82
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    My back line.... Rudi, James, Dias, Livo, TAA.

    I have Raya to get rid of but thinking I wait and just play Foster this week so I can do Dias Out for Chillwell instead, am I mad?

    Y or N ?

    1. GreennRed
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 23 days ago

      Mad is a bit harsh! A bit too many eggs in Chelsea defence basket and Tuchel could rotate 1 or 2, though unlikely. 1 goal conceded ruins your GW

  18. tissae
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Who will score more this GW?

    A) Vardy + Livramento
    B) Son + Toney

  19. GreennRed
    • 10 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    Can wildcarding give you manflu?

  20. Tshelby
    • 7 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    No pressing issues so use the ft or save?

    Sarr to ESR/Foden/Jota? Or keep Sarr one week more and go in the IB with 2fts?

  21. Better Call Raul
    • 2 Years
    2 months, 23 days ago

    GTG? 1FT 1.7m itb

    Ramsdale
    TAA-James-White-Duffy
    (S)alah-Son-Foden-Mbeumo
    Maupay-Toney

    Foster---Cancelo-Antonio-Brownhill

  22. Echoes
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 23 days ago

    A very late repost

    Please think thoroughly

    Bench one of these:

    A: Raph
    B: Mbeumo
    C: Jimenez