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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention David Villa's name.
March 29, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 5 Captain Rankings
Nicolas Lodeiro did not end up playing for Uruguay during their recent international matches, which means he could be fresh for Friday's game against Atlanta United.
March 22, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 4 Captain Rankings
This weekend's three-game slate doesn't present a lot of fantasy captain options, but the Red Bulls' Bradley Wright-Phillips looks like an easy choice.
March 15, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 3 Captain Rankings
Diego Valeri has started the 2017 red hot, but is he the best captain option for Round 3? Adam Zdroik breaks down the top choices.
March 10, 2017
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Saturday MLS (Early) Picks
Sacha Kljestan is one of the steadiest fantasy producers in Major League Soccer, but JD Bazzo has his eyes set on a few other Red Bulls for Saturday's early slate.
March 9, 2017
The Armband: Fantasy MLS Round 2 Captain Rankings
David Villa was held off the scoresheet during MLS' opening weekend, but Adam Zdroik explains why the NYC FC front man makes for a strong captain selection in Round 2.
February 28, 2017
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.
November 6, 2016
Fantasy MLS: Sunday Cheat Sheet
Needing to make up a one-goal aggregate deficit, RotoWire's JD Bazzo is expecting a vintage dominating performance from the Red Bulls, and specifically Sasha Kljestan.
October 30, 2016
Toronto FC are playing at home Sunday against arguably the worst defensive side in the playoffs, making Sebastian Giovinco an easy fantasy selection.
October 21, 2016
Fantasy MLS: Decision Day Cheat Sheet
With all 20 teams playing at the same time Sunday, fantasy managers will be pressed with the tough decision of deciding between Sebastian Giovinco and David Villa. Or will they be able to have both?
October 15, 2016
Few midfielders have been as consistent as Sacha Kljestan this season, and he has an excellent matchup Sunday against the Crew for a breakout fantasy performance.
October 1, 2016
Fantasy MLS: Saturday Cheat Sheet
There are a number of top-tier midfielders worth considering for Saturday's MLS slate, but RotoWire's JD Bazzo explains why Sacha Kljestan stands above the others.
September 17, 2016
After leading FC Dallas to the U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday, Mauro Diaz is ready to dominate NYC FC on Saturday, making him the first pick on JD Bazzo's fantasy roster.
September 10, 2016
Portland's Fanendo Adi looks to bust out of his summer slump Saturday against Real Salt Lake as the Timbers cling to the last playoff spot in the Western Conference.
August 13, 2016
Didier Drogba returns from his one-match suspension to feature in at least a few of JD Bazzo's lineups Saturday.
July 31, 2016
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Sunday MLS Cheat Sheet
There are few midfielders who have higher fantasy upsides than Sacha Kljestan, and his only grows Sunday with the Red Bulls taking on the lowly Chicago Fire.
July 23, 2016
The Hudson River Rivalry is back, with NYC FC looking to make it two in a row against the Red Bulls before the Sounders try to find their lost magic against Sporting KC.
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Saturday MLS Cheat Sheet
Kei Kamara is still trying to find his way with the Revolution, but JD Bazzo thinks he could break out Saturday against the Fire.
July 16, 2016
David Villa leads Major League Soccer in goals and shots on target, and he'll now face off against an Impact side that has just one clean sheet in their last 13 games.
July 5, 2016
Fantasy MLS: Wednesday-Friday Cheat Sheet
19-year-old Jack Harrison seems to have locked up a starting spot in the NYC FC lineup, and he continues to be a solid value play in most DFS soccer formats.
July 3, 2016
Fantasy MLS: Monday Cheat Sheet
With Diego Valeri possibly sitting out due to injury, Darlington Nagbe could take on a bigger attacking role for the Timbers on Monday against the Rapids.
July 2, 2016
Sunday's action is highlighted by the Hudson River Derby, which ended in a 7-0 Red Bulls win at Yankee Stadium earlier this season.
June 30, 2016
MLS Fantasy Strategies: Preparing for the Round 16 DGW
Only two teams will play twice in Round 16, but Andrew Laird explains why focusing on players from those teams comes with some complications for further weeks.
June 25, 2016
Fantasy MLS: Saturday Cheat Sheet and Rankings
While a few key Americans are still away for Copa America, there are plenty of viable fantasy options for Saturday's eight-game MLS slate.
June 18, 2016
Fantasy MLS: Saturday DFS Report
Copa America and Euros may still be going on, but Major League Soccer is back in action with a heavy Saturday slate.
May 27, 2016
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 12
Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo break down their top players for the upcoming weekend of MLS matches, which includes a number of notable absences due to international play.
May 21, 2016
DraftKings MLS: Saturday MLS Strategies
After scoring over 50 fantasy points last weekend, RotoWire's JD Bazzo wonders if it's the right time to fade Sebastian Giovinco.
May 20, 2016
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 11 Weekend Slate
Chris Tierney's expected return from injury vaults him up the defender rankings this week, as his offensive upside grew significantly with the Revs' addition of Kei Kamara.
May 16, 2016
MLS Fantasy Strategies: Preparing for the Round 11 DGW
After an action-packed Round 10 double game week, Schuyler Redpath breaks down the key players to focus on from the four teams playing twice in Round 11.
May 13, 2016
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 10 (Main Slate)
A home game against a Union team that just played Wednesday has Didier Drogba high in this week's rankings, but did he grab a top spot?
May 5, 2016
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Round 9
Giovani Dos Santos has been playing very well of late, but is it enough to give him the top spot in one of the positional rankings this week?
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