Copa America

In the 90th minute of the final match between Peru and Brazil Richarlison confidently converted a penalty and secured 2 goal lead for Brazil and a trophy for his homeland. It was his only goal in three matches (he missed other three due to injury) at the tournament and was awarded with a yellow card after he had taken his shirt off. Young Brazilian is currently sitting in 10,1% FPL teams. He had strong starts to the last two seasons and with Everton favorable fixtures at the beginning of the season he is one to keep an eye on. Roberto Firmino was the most productive Brazil player with 2 goals and 3 assists. But with precious three Liverpool spots in our squads it remains to be seen whether his good pre-season form is enough to convince us to bring him in. With Alisson in the goal, Brazil kept 5 clean sheets and conceded just one goal from Guerreo’s penalty in the final. Liverpool goalkeeper made 8 saves in all matches and won the golden glove.

Fernandinho ended up tournament with one assist and Willian didn’t manage a single start and just three appearances from the bench. Nevertheless, he scored in one of them. Gabriel Jesus showed a sign of a good form with 2 goals and 2 assists in 6 matches. Just 2,0 % FPL managers have picked a young Manchester City forward so far. Unsurprisingly, more popular Manchester City pick is Sergio Aguero with 22,3% ownership. He was a key man in Argentina hunt for a medal and he managed to score 2 goals and 1 assist in 6 matches. It is worth notice, that he was more productive than Lionel Messi at the tournament.

A bargain. That is what many people said when they saw a price tag of Alexis Sanchez for a new season. He had not shown the best of him in the last two seasons but in the Copa America, he presented himself in a good way and helped Chile to reach the semifinal with 2 goals and 1 assist. Unfortunately, he went down injured in the bronze medal game. Newcastle talented winger Miguel Almiron registered 2 assists in 4 Paraguay matches.

Source: FlashScore, Fantasy Premier League