FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Sunday World Cup Targets
FanDuel Fantasy Soccer: Sunday World Cup Targets

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MATCHES (EDT)

10:00 a.m: Russia v. Spain
2:00 p.m: Denmark v. Croatia

FORWARDS

Diego Costa, ESP v. RUS ($13,000): Besides Costa, the striker options are very limited. You're going to have to pay a small fortune for any shares of Costa, but Spain have the best odds and he's been in form to start the tournament. He was disappointing in Spain's 2-2 draw with Morocco, but had scored three goals in the first two matches. He's made a living off being in the right place at the right time, which I expect him to continue against the Russians, especially with the best goal-scoring odds on the slate.

Ante Rebic, CRO v. DEN ($9,000): Rebic was rested in the 2-1 win over Iceland, but he opened the scoring for Croatia in their now famous 3-0 win over Argentina. As mentioned, Costa is the clear option at forward and then it sharply drops off, as Artem Dzyuba ($11,000), Mario Mandzukic ($10,000) and Rebic are the next most-expensive options. I'm going Rebic because he's the cheapest of the three and I have trouble depending on Mandzukic for anything after watching his first two performances.

Yussuf Poulsen, DEN v. CRO ($8,000): Poulsen was suspended for yellow card accumulation during the final group stage match against France, but he should return to the starting XI against Croatia. The RB Leipzig attacker has played on the right wing in both of his starts and will be Denmark's outlet. Nicolai Jorgensen tends to play

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