The most recent La Liga fantasy soccer news from RotoWire.
Fantasy AnalysisAlba tied Dani Alves for the team lead with four crosses, while finishing with two key passes, including the assist. He remains a solid contributor, as the assist Tuesday was his fifth of the season.
Fantasy AnalysisCity keeper Joe Hart made the save on Messi's shot, with the Argentine unable to head the rebound into goal that would have given Barca a dominant advantage heading into the second leg. The miss only showed us he's human, and he easily remains one of the best players in the world.
Fantasy AnalysisSuarez's first game back in England since his summer transfer to Barcelona was a bang, helping the Spanish giants to two huge away goals against the 2013-14 EPL Champs. Suarez took a team-high five shots, with three landing on goal, and he now has eight goals and 14 assists in all competitions this season.
Fantasy AnalysisMandzukic and Griezmann are really clicking right now, as the former now has four goals and three assists in his last four league matches.
Fantasy AnalysisGriezmann has been playing very well of late, as he's now netted four times in his last four games. He continues to start up front with Mario Mandzukic, who had one goal and two assists himself, and his 14 league goals trail only Cristiano Ronaldo (29), Lionel Messi (26) and Neymar (17).
Fantasy AnalysisBenzema has now scored in back-to-back matches, helping him reach 13 goals in 22 La Liga matches, a total bested by only Cristiano Ronaldo (29), Lionel Messi (26), Neymar (17), Antoine Griezmann (14) and Carlos Bacca (14).
Fantasy AnalysisRonaldo also netted against Schalke in Champions League play on Wednesday, putting his recent three-game goalless streak behind him.
Fantasy AnalysisBacca took two shots, with both on goal, before coming off in the 70th minute for Kevin Gameiro, who scored from the penalty spot just eight minutes later. Bacca's La Liga goal total trails only Cristiano Ronaldo (28), Lionel Messi (26) and Neymar (17).
Fantasy AnalysisGameiro's goal put the visitors up 3-2, but Sociedad came back in shocking fashion, benefitting from an own goal in the 82nd minute before Xabi Prieto scored the winner in the 90th. The goal was just Gameiro's third this season in league play, and first since Nov. 30 against Granada.
Fantasy AnalysisBueno came into the match with two goals in his last three games, but he really struggled to get anything going in the defensive battle Sunday. Nevertheless, he was still active, drawing three fouls in the game to increase his total to 10 in his last three matches.