Yahoo DFS Soccer: Tuesday/Wednesday UCL Picks

Yahoo DFS Soccer: Tuesday/Wednesday UCL Picks

This article is part of our Yahoo DFS Soccer series.

MATCHES (ET)

FORWARDS

Robert Lewandowski, FCB at LYN (€30): Lewandowski continues to put up video-game like numbers, bagging a goal and an assist in Bayern's 8-2 thrashing of Barcelona and registering 25 points. He's three goals away from equaling Cristiano Ronaldo's single-season record, and with Bayern heavily favored to advance, it would not be surprising to see him make a run at the record in the semifinal versus Lyon.

Neymar, PSG at RBL (€28): Neymar had his way, for the most part, in PSG's 2-1 win over Atalanta in the quarterfinals, yet he only came away with an assist despite firing off seven shots. He drew a ridiculous nine fouls and created four chances, highlighting his ability to rack up fantasy points regardless of whether he gets on the score-sheet. Expect the Brazilian superstar to play an integral role in seeing PSG through to the final.

Thomas Muller, FCB at LYN (€21): Muller was in fine form in Bayern's quarterfinal win over Barcelona, scoring two goals and adding an assist for 27 points. It feels a bit like chasing points here, but on a short slate and with Bayern overwhelming favorites to advance, Muller's salary is within reason to plug him in as part of a Bayern Munich stack.

MIDFIELDERS

Angel Di Maria, PSG at RBL (€25): Di Maria is set to return from suspension for Tuesday's UCL semifinal against RB Leipzig. The versatile attacker will be a welcome spark after the French side were shut out for 90 minutes before scoring two goals in the dying minutes to advance. He stands over a share of set pieces and his 10 goals and 18 assists on the season show just how involved he is in the PSG attack.

Joshua Kimmich, FCB at LYN (€22): Kimmich got in on the fun with a goal and an assist in Bayern's 8-2 shellacking of Barcelona. He topped 22 points in that one, and as Bayern's primary set-piece taker, he comes with a reliable floor and big attacking upside.

Christopher Nkunku, RBL vs. PSG (€10): Nkunku has scored more than three fantasy points just once in this season's UCL, but we're going back to the well with him here thanks to his bare minimum price. He typically splits set pieces with defender Angelino (€18), and he turned in 13 assists during the Bundesliga campaign, so it's not a complete dart throw. More than anything, he opens up funds to fit in the big names.

DEFENDERS

Alphonso Davies, FCB at LYN (€18): Davies showed why he's considered one of the best young prospects in the world with a dazzling display in the quarterfinal win over Barcelona. He tallied an assist and seven points, and frankly, that point haul just doesn't do his performance justice. The Canadian sensation is constantly getting forward and making things happen on the left wing, and there's no reason to think we don't see more of the same in the semifinal versus Lyon.

Jerome Boateng, FCB at LYN (€12): Boateng doesn't offer much from an attacking perspective, but I'm okay with using him here as a cheap inlet to the Bayern Munich defense, one that has by far the best clean sheet odds on the slate.

Thilo Kehrer, PSG at RBL (€12): Kehrer is another value defender play to help make way for the big dogs. He doesn't get involved on the attacking end very often, but with PSG favored to get the job done, there's a chance he collects enough points on the defensive end to make value.

GOALKEEPER

Anthony Lopes, LYN vs. FCB (€10) : We took a shot with Lopes on the last slate, and he paid big dividends with six saves and 11 points in staving off Premier League powerhouse Manchester City. There's no doubt this is a risky play after watching Bayern Munich score eight goals on Barcelona, but the opportunity for bulk save points will surely be there. If he can parry enough opportunities away to offset any goals allowed, Lopes could come up with another serviceable score at minimum price.

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