DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks

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MIDFIELDERS

Alejandro Gomez, ATA v. VCF ($9,500): We'll start at midfielder specifically because of Gomez, who was midfield and forward eligible on the two-day slate but now is only classified as a midfielder. That decision particularly hurts because there aren't many good floor forwards, a situation that was made even worse when Son Heung-Min ($8,100) was ruled out after suffering a broken arm last weekend. Gomez is the best floor player on the slate, averaging 3.29 shots, including 1.47 on target, 3.04 chances created, 7.02 crosses and 2.50 fouls drawn per 90 minutes during Serie A play, and while he is the most expensive midfielder, he is still likely to be highly owned because Atalanta are favored at home.

Giovani Lo Celso, TOT v. RBL ($4,700): With Son out, there is a path to Lo Celso having a majority of Spurs' set pieces. He has been taking some recently, though the potential return of Erik Lamela ($6,700, midfield/forward) could take a few of those opportunities away. Lamela's minutes are likely to be limited because he's been out injured, and there's no guarantee that he starts anyway. Even if Lamela does start, Lo Celso is likely to be highly owned, particularly in cash games, because he's relatively cheap with some dead-ball opportunities. The obvious GPP play is Dele Alli ($5,700),

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Andrew M. Laird
Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 and 2018 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Head of DFS Content and Senior Soccer Editor. He is an eight-time FSWA award finalist, including twice for Football Writer of the Year.
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