FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday World Cup Targets
FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday World Cup Targets

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MATCHES (EDT)

10:00 a.m: Mexico v. Sweden
10:00 a.m: Germany v. South Korea
2:00 p.m: Switzerland v. Costa Rica
2:00 p.m: Serbia v. Brazil

FORWARDS

Neymar, BRA v. SRB ($13,000): The steep price makes me weary to include Neymar in my lineup, but he's been as chalky as advertised, scoring 23.3 fantasy points in the draw with Switzerland before a late goal against Costa Rica helped him to 41.6. What's keeping him in my lineup is his ability to create scoring chances, helped by his role as Brazil's primary set-piece taker. Thomas Muller ($11,000), Marco Reus ($10,000) and Timo Werner ($9,000) have a favorable matchup against South Korea and would all be a solid pivot, while Gabriel Jesus ($10,500) is expected to lead the line for Brazil's attack.

Hirving Lozano, MEX v. SWE ($8,000): Lozano has been a breakout player in this World Cup after he scored a match-winner over Germany and then provided an assist in what proved to be a necessary goal as Mexico beat South Korea 2-1. He's justified his starting role in both matches through his work rate and ability to create chances, and while price has grown, Mexico are still favored and Lozano has good goal-scoring odds. Aleksandar Mitrovic ($9,000) is similarly priced and has averaged 25.5 fantasy points despite scoring in just one match. The main reason he's been able to do that is because he's had two shots, at least two tackles and two clearances in both matches. He's more expensive

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