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Fantasy Articles Featuring Lionel Messi

Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Lionel Messi's name.

FPL Transfer Watch: Alexandre Lacazette to Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette's move from Lyon to Arsenal should certainly help the Gunners, but RotoWire's Andrew Laird isn't as optimistic about a high goal total in Year 1.

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: UCL Quarterfinal Targets

Casemiro has been an incredibly consistent fantasy producer during Champions League action, and Andrew Laird expects it to continue this week against Bayern Munich.

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: UCL Quarterfinal Picks

Barcelona have to make up a big 3-0 deficit to Juventus, and if they are to do it, it'll take big performances from Lionel Messi and Neymar.

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: UCL Quarterfinal Targets

Atletico Madrid are the biggest favorites on this week's slate, but is Antoine Griezmann the best place to go for fantasy points?

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Thursday WCQ (SA) Picks

Lionel Messi is one of the most expensive options on Thursday's four-game CONMEBOL slate, and Tate McIntyre has a number of value plays to help fit the Argentina star in.

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Targets

With Barcelona having to make up a four-goal deficit at home against Paris Saint-Germain, Lionel Messi is likely to be firing shots all night.

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday-Wednesday UCL Picks

Borussia Dortmund will try to overturn a 1-0 deficit at home against Benfica, which means all eyes will be on striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The Armband: MLS Opening Weekend Captain Rankings

The Timbers are significantly better when they play at Providence Park, and they'll kick off the new season against expansion franchise Minnesota United, putting Diego Valeri firmly in play as a fantasy captain.

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday-Wednesday UCL Picks

Sergio Aguero has his starting job back for Manchester City, and he'll look to make an immediate impact this week against Monaco.

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday UCL Targets

No player has more fantasy upside on Tuesday's slate than Lionel Messi, and while his salary is sky high, fading him could be very detrimental.

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday-Wednesday UCL Picks

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo highlight this week's Champions League slate, but Schuyler Redpath reminds everyone not to forget about Robert Lewandowski.

FPL Roundup: City's Struggles in the Back

The Man City attack has done just fine under new manager Pep Guardiola, but the back line has really struggled of late, making players like Aleksandar Kolarov very risky fantasy plays.

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday UCL Targets

Lionel Messi is getting close to the Champions League group stage goals records, and with two hat tricks already in this year's competitions, he's easily the top player for Tuesday's slate.

DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Cheat Sheet

Lionel Messi comes in as the most expensive player on the slate, but Alex Spalding has just the right players to pair with the Barcelona superstar without struggling with salary cap space.

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Targets

There are a number of high-profile players available during Wednesday's six-game slate, but Man City's Kevin De Bruyne may be the best player at his position.

FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Tuesday UCL Targets

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been unstoppable this season, and there's little reason to think Legia Warsaw will be able to slow him down playing in front of the Yellow Wall on Tuesday.

CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers: Thursday Cheat Sheet

Brazil and Argentina highlight Thursday's four-game CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying slate, but Andrew Laird explains why fantasy players may want to look elsewhere for big fantasy scores.

Fantasy La Liga: Sunday Picks

It's pretty much splitting hairs on deciding between Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez, but Chris Henne explains why one may be ahead of the others Sunday against Sevilla.

CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers: Thursday Cheat Sheet

Neymar has been dominant in Brazil's World Cup qualifiers this year, and he'll now face off against a Bolivia side that is the biggest underdog on Thursday's slate.

Fantasy Champions League: Wednesday Cheat Sheet

There are a ton of upper-tier attacking options available on Wednesday's Champions League slate, but Alex Spalding explains why Man City's Sergio Aguero is worth serious fantasy consideration.

Fantasy La Liga: Wednesday Cheat Sheet

With Barcelona matched up against the defensively strong Atletico Madrid, fantasy players looking for explosive scores can easily turn to Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid.

Fantasy Champions League: Wednesday Cheat Sheet

With Cristiano Ronaldo on the docket, fantasy owners will need to figure out a way to fit in his enormous salary. Luckily, Alex Spalding is here to help.

Fantasy Champions League: Tuesday Cheat Sheet

The Champions League group stage begins Tuesday, with Manchester City's Raheem Sterling looking like a solid upside play at a much cheaper price than the elite options.

World Cup Qualifiers: Thursday Cheat Sheet

With Lionel Messi's status for this week still up in the air, finding the right alternatives will be the key to fantasy success.

Fantasy La Liga: Sunday Cheat Sheet

With Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez on the slate, finding the right value plays becomes especially important.

Copa America: Saturday-Sunday Cheat Sheet

The Copa America Centenario finishes this weekend, highlighted by a final rematch between Argentina and Chile.

Copa America: Semifinal Cheat Sheet

There are plenty of upper-tier options available on the two-game, two-day slate for the Copa America semifinal matches, with Lionel Messi leading the way against the U.S.

Copa America: Friday-Saturday Cheat Sheet

The United States already clinched their spot in the semifinal, while six teams will compete for the last three spots over the next two days.

Copa America: Monday-Tuesday Cheat Sheet

The group stage matches finish up Tuesday, but there is still plenty to be decided in Groups C and D, which should produce plenty of fantasy points.

Copa America: Friday-Saturday Cheat Sheet

With Argentina, Chile and Colombia, not to mention the United States, in action over the next two days, daily fantasy soccer players will have plenty of upper-tier options to choose from.