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Keylor Navas    G    Real Madrid
Navas will not play for Costa Rica during Copa America because of an Achilles injury, ESPN FC reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Navas helped Real Madrid win the Champions League on Saturday, but he is apparently still bothered by the injury and could undergo a procedure to address the issue. Danny Carvajal of Deportivo Saprissa will replace Navas on the Costa Rica squad.
Marcelo    D    Real Madrid
Marcelo secured five interceptions, put in four crosses and landed a shot on goal during Saturday's Champions League final victory over Atletico.

Fantasy Analysis

The fullback was a constant presence in the attacking third for all 120 minutes, and he stepped up to bury a penalty as Los Blancos won with a brilliant shootout performance. Marcelo, who had another fine season, is set to remain at the club for four more years and will be one of the first names on the team sheet in 2016/17. His involvement with the Brazilian national team this summer could delay his return a bit at club level, however.
Jérémy Mathieu    D    Barcelona
Mathieu has been ruled out of Euro 2016 with a calf injury, Sky Sports reports.

Fantasy Analysis

France's defensive injury woes continue after Kurt Zouma and Raphael Varane have already been ruled out with injuries and Mamadou Sakho will not be called up because of his doping issues. Olympique Lyon's Samuel Umtiti has been called up to replace Mathieu in the team.
Dani Carvajal    D    Real Madrid
Carvajal (hip) is set to miss Euro 2016, according to ESPN.

Fantasy Analysis

After further tests on Monday, Carvajal has been diagnosed with grade 2 tear of hip flexor muscles which would require four-to-eight weeks recovery period. While further assessment on the recovery is still to be made by Real Madrid medical staff, it is believed he will not make Spain's final 23-man squad for the Euros, with Hector Bellerin taking his spot.
Koke    M    Atlético Madrid
Koke took three shots (one on target) in Sataurday's Champions League final penalty shoot-out loss to Real Madrid.

Fantasy Analysis

Koke will finish the season with five goals and 14 assists in 35 La Liga appearances (34 starts).
Saul    M    Atlético Madrid
Saul converted a penalty kick in Sataurday's Champions League final penalty shoot-out loss to Real Madrid.

Fantasy Analysis

Saul will finish the season with four goals and two assists in 31 La Liga appearances (26 starts) and a total of nine goals and four assists in 46 appearances across all competitions.
Antoine Griezmann    F    Atlético Madrid
Griezmann missed from the spot during regular playing time but converted one at the shoot-outs in Sataurday's Champions League final penalty shoot-out loss to Real Madrid.

Fantasy Analysis

Griezmann will finish his season with 22 goals and five assists in 38 La Liga appearances (36 starts) and a total of 32 goals and six assists in 54 appearances across all competitions.
Yannick Ferreira Carrasco    M    Atlético Madrid
Ferreira-Carrasco hammered the equalizer off the bench in Sataurday's Champions League final penalty shoot-out loss to Real Madrid.

Fantasy Analysis

Ferreira-Carrasco will finish the season with four goals, one assist and five yellow cards in 29 La Liga appearances (16 starts).
Juanfran    D    Atlético Madrid
Juanfran tallied an assist and missed a crucial penalty kick in Sataurday's Champions League final penalty shoot-out loss to Real Madrid.

Fantasy Analysis

Juanfran will finish the season with one goal, one assist, 23 clean sheets and six yellow cards in 35 La Liga appearance (34 starts).
Jan Oblak    G    Atlético Madrid
Oblak made six saves in 120 minutes of regular playing time in Saturday's Champions League final penalty shoot-out loss to Real Madrid.

Fantasy Analysis

Oblak had a great game holding the Real's high-octane offense to just one goal in 120 minutes of play, nevertheless he was helpless in all five occasions from the spot during the shoot-outs and couldn't help his team lift the coveted Champions League trophy. The keeper will finish the season with the mind-boggling 24 clean sheets and 81 saves in 38 La Liga games and a total of 32 clean sheets and 122 saves in 51 games across all competitions.