Champions League Fantasy Football: Goalkeepers | UEFA Champions League


With matchday two over and dusted off, takes a look at a selection of goalkeepers who were in attendance, focusing on those who could prove to be viable #UCLfantasy assets for matchday three.

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Highlights: Real Madrid Sheriff 1-2

sheriff’s goalie Giorgos Athanasiadis (€ 4.6m) May not have kept his clean sheet on Matchday 2, but he was pivotal in a remarkable 2-1 win away from Real Madrid. With 11 massive saves, Athanasiadis was named Player of the Match and racked up eight fantasy points, the most goaltenders on Matchday 2. Sheriff has now conceded just one goal in his first two Group D games and with Athanasiadis currently the highest goalkeeper in #UCLfantasy, the Greek striker could prove to be a smart selection for Matchday 3 when Sheriff will face an Inter side who have yet to score in the group stage.

Dutch champions Ajax have shown a real focus on clean sheets in national and European football so far this season, with Erik ten Hag’s side having recorded five shutouts in their last seven matches in all competitions. . Remko Pasveer (€ 4.5m) has featured in all of those games and the experienced 37-year-old is set to line up again on Matchday 3, when he is at home against Borussia Dortmund.

The stops of the week: 2nd day

The stops of the week: 2nd day

With the formidable Erling Haaland in the ranks of the German squad, Pasveer is expected to be busy in this one, which could earn him a good chunk of #UCLfantasy points through saves in the same way that Athanasiadis did the did against Real Madrid, even though Ajax fail to keep a clean sheet.

The two Benfica Odisseas Vladchodimos (€ 4.6m) and Bayern Manuel Neuer (€ 6.0m) have kept the successive UEFA Champions League clean sheets as the two sides face off in Portugal on Matchday 3. Both sides showed their might on Matchday 2, with Benfica beating Barcelona 3-0 and Bayern scoring five against Dynamo Kiev, although Benfica failed to score in Kiev on Matchday 1 it would not be. no surprise to see Neuer win another great #UCLfantasy points return.

Highlights: Bayern 5-0 Dynamo Kiev

Highlights: Bayern 5-0 Dynamo Kiev

While Edouard Mendy (6.0 M €) was first beaten this season in the UEFA Champions League on Matchday 2, the Senegalese star could well end up among fantasy points against Malmö on Matchday 3. so far and it’s no surprise that Mendy remains by far the most popular goalie asset among #UCLfantasy managers.

Ederson (€ 6.0m) has the cleanest linens of any other goalkeeper in the English Premier League this season, racking up five domestic shutouts for Manchester City. With an expected response from the English champions against Club Brugge on Matchday 3 after their 2-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain, the Brazilian’s first clean sheet in the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League may well be on the cards. .

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