FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Saturday World Cup Targets
FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Saturday World Cup Targets

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MATCHES (EDT)

11:00 a.m: South Korea v. Mexico
2:00 p.m: Germany v. Sweden

FORWARDS

Hirving Lozano, MEX v. KOR ($9,000): "Chucky" is the new star on the scene for El Tri. He scored 17 goals in 29 starts for PSV Eindhoven in the Dutch Eredivisie this season, which was his first campaign outside of Liga MX. He's also coming off a goal in the first round, which led Mexico to an upset victory over the Germans. South Korea is arguably the weakest team in the group, so Saturday could be an even bigger day for Lozano. I would rather save up by selecting forwards beneath Thomas Muller, who is priced at a hefty $11,000. Outside of Muller, the most expensive player costs $9,500, so a build for our squad should be fairly balanced.

Chicharito, MEX v. KOR ($8,500): Although he was fairly ineffective in round one, it is mostly because of the opponent, Germany, who was favored to win the tournament heading into the first match. Now that South Korea is the test, Chicharito, who has a history of coming up big in big games, has the fourth-highest chance of scoring out of any player on the slate, and let's not ignore that he has 49 goals in 103 international caps.

Son Heung-Min, KOR v. MEX ($8,000): Son is largely held as the best player on South Korea due to his important role for Tottenham. He plays a similar role for the national team but

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Evan Morter
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