5 Best Scout Picks for Fantasy World Cup Matchday 4 (R16)

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Matchday 4 (Round of 16) starts soon and fantasy managers all around the world are finalizing their squads for the Fantasy World Cup.

Who are our best scout picks for MD4?

Best scout picks for Matchday 4 – Round of 16

5. Dumfries (DEF, Netherland, 6.0m)

  • We know how attacking he is, but we are still waiting for his return. Will it come in Round of 16 against USA?
  • Second top owned defenders in the game
  • 40 % probability of keeping a clean sheet

4. Trippier (DEF, England, 5m)

  • On all set pieces
  • rested in MD3, is expected to start again in Matchday 4
  • England with solid defensive display, high clean sheet odds in any match

3. Teo Hernandez (DEF, France, 5m)

  • playing in an advanced position
  • created a lot of chances in the first two matchdays (9 key passes according to Sofascora)
  • France with very high chance of clean sheet
  • Only downside is, that France defence are yet to keep a clean sheet in this World Cup

2. Mbappe (FWD, France, 11.5m)

  • One of the best players at this tournament
  • With Messi two best captaincy options for R16
  • Top for shots and xG in the Group stage, according to Sofascore

1. Lionel Messi (FWD, Argentina, 10.5m)

  • Messi our top picks again, fourth time in a row
  • Captaincy candidate for R16 again
  • Top owned player in the game for a reason
  • Despite missing a penalty in MD3, he was still key player for Argentina attack’s
  • According to Sofascore, only Mbappé has the higher xG and shots in World Cup so far

Scout picks from all positions

Still looking for the best players to your Fantasy World Cup team? Check our scout picks from every position in separate articles:

Matej Šuľan

Fantasy Football enthusiast with two top 1k finishes in FPL. Best FPL overall rank: 119th in 2019/20 season. Five top 500 finishes in UCL Fantasy, best overall rank: 23rd in 2018/19 season. Founder of Fantasy Football Reports.

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