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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Matt Besler's name.
October 3, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 31 Captain Rankings
While two teams will play twice in Round 31, Adam Zdroik makes the case for Atlanta's Hector Villalba to get the captain's armband despite having just one game.
September 6, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 27 Captain Rankings
With David Villa possibly missing both of NYC FC's matches this week, RotoWire's Adam Zdroik looks at players with one match for fantasy captain consideration.
August 3, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 22 Captain Rankings
Sebastian Giovinco is likely to be the most popular captain option this weekend, but Adam Zdroik has a few other players worthy of consideration.
July 29, 2017
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Saturday MLS Picks
There are a plethora of upper-tier midfielders available on Saturday's MLS slate, but JD Bazzo explains why RSL's Albert Rusnak could be the best of the bunch.
July 1, 2017
While JD Bazzo likes Miguel Almiron on the road against the Crew, there's a different Atlanta attacker who may be a better value.
June 28, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 18 Captain Rankings
Bastian Schweinsteiger hasn't scored in his last 11 MLS matches, but Adam Zdroik explains why the Fire midfielder could be a key captain differential this week.
June 14, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 16 Captain Rankings
A full 11-game slate awaits fantasy managers in Round 16 of Major League Soccer, and Adam Zdroik thinks David Villa will be a popular captain choice.
June 7, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 15 Captain Rankings
Round 15's three-game slate still includes a number of solid fantasy captain choices, with Chicago's Nemanja Nikolic leading Adam Zdroik's rankings.
May 16, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 12 Captain Rankings
David Villa is likely to get plenty of fantasy captain consideration this week because he plays twice, but Adam Zdroik has a few other players who could pay off even more.
April 15, 2017
Sacha Kljestan has started off slowly this season, but JD Bazzo is expecting a breakout performance Saturday against D.C. United.
March 29, 2017
The Armband: FMLS Round 5 Captain Rankings
Nicolas Lodeiro did not end up playing for Uruguay during their recent international matches, which means he could be fresh for Friday's game against Atlanta United.
July 9, 2016
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Sunday Cheat Sheet
Have you ever wanted to use Cristiano Ronaldo and Matt Besler in the same lineup? You can do just that on Sunday with DraftKings' combined Euros/MLS slates.
July 2, 2016
Fantasy MLS: Sunday Cheat Sheet
Sunday's action is highlighted by the Hudson River Derby, which ended in a 7-0 Red Bulls win at Yankee Stadium earlier this season.
June 15, 2016
Copa America: Thursday-Friday Cheat Sheet
Copa America heads to the quarterfinal round, with DraftKings breaking out an always difficult two-game, two-day slate.
February 23, 2016
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Top Defenders
Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo rank their top defenders for the upcoming MLS season and discuss a few sleepers who could find their way onto winning fantasy teams.
September 25, 2015
Fit or Miss: Week 31
Kaka has missed two games recently due to injury, but he could return to face the Red Bulls on Friday. RotoWire's D.J. Trainor breaks down all the MLS injury news heading into the weekend.
September 9, 2015
Fit or Miss: MLS Week 29 - Wednesday Slate
D.J. Trainor breaks down the injury and suspension news and players away on international duty ahead of Major League Soccer's two-game Wednesday slate.
August 18, 2015
MLS Projections: Week 26 - Wednesday Slate
Columbus' Kei Kamara is atop the goal expectancy list for MLS' two-game slate on Wednesday.
July 31, 2015
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Week 23
Only days after taking home the MLS All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, Kaka is the unanimous top pick for fantasy midfielders this weekend.
MLS Projections: Week 23
David Villa has six goals in his last four games and will next face off against a Montreal side he's burned for three goals and one assist in two previous meetings.
July 24, 2015
MLS Projections: Week 22
David Villa is high up on the goal expectancy projection for Week 22, though there are a few players with better chances.
July 23, 2015
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Week 22
Sebastian Giovinco leads MLS in shots and shots on goal, is second in goals, third in assists and top of the rankings list this week.
July 17, 2015
MLS Projections: Week 21
Major League Soccer's leading goal scorer, Kei Kamara, has a great matchup this weekend against a Chicago side that he scored against just days ago.
July 9, 2015
MLS Projections: Week 20
New York City FC's David Villa leads the goal expectancy list this week, and he's one of only two players projected to take at least five shots, with two on goal.
June 3, 2015
In-Formed: Giovinco Leads the Reds
RotoWire's JD Bazzo debuts his latest feature, In-Formed, which profiles two teams in Major League Soccer who are playing well and two that could use some help.
May 14, 2015
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Week 11
Clint Dempsey has at least one goal or one assist in every game this season, and he's expectedly high in this weekend's rankings.
May 6, 2015
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Week 10
Juan Agudelo is one of two New England forwards to make the rankings for Friday's slate of games.
April 29, 2015
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Week 9
After scoring a big goal last weekend in a huge rivalry game, Clint Dempsey grabs another high spot in the rankings this week playing at New York City FC.
April 22, 2015
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Week 8
Fresh off scoring one of the best goals of the season, Obafemi Martins takes the top forward spot in the Week 8 rankings.
April 8, 2015
Fantasy MLS Rankings: Week 6
The Galaxy's Robbie Keane grabbed a first-place vote in the forwards, but does he take the composite top rankings?
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