9 Differential picks to consider in UCL Fantasy Matchday 5

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In this article, we will look at the potential differential picks for your Fantasy Champions League team for Matchday 5 in the 2023/24 season.

This article is part of the series: UCL Fantasy MD5: Tips, Best Picks & Captain

Best differentials for UCL Fantasy MD5

Goalkeeper differential

Raya (5m, Arsenal)

Read more: Best Goalkeepers to Pick in UCL Fantasy

Defense differential

Patric (4m, Lazio) 

  • Great budget enabler, allowing you to invest more in the midfield and attack
  • could be your Carmo replacement (Carmo is suspended for MD5)
  • solid 41 % clean sheet odds
  • We will know whether he starts MD5 before the deadline

Hummels (5m, Dortmund)

  • second for balls recovered this season
  • only in 3% teams
  • very stable output thanks to balls recovered

Read more: Best Defenders to Pick in UCL Fantasy

Midfield differentials

Stengs (6.2m, Feyenoord)

  • hard to believe he is just in 2% of teams
  • the creative mind in Feyenoord midfield with 4G + 8A this season
  • On set pieces

Gordon (5.5m, Newcastle)

  • budget enabler
  • the most productive Newcastle midfielder this season with 5G + 5A in Premier League
  • selected by 3%

Read more: Best Midfielders to Pick in UCL Fantasy

Attack differentials

Griezmann (10.5m, Atletico Madrid)

  • talisman for Atletico Madrid
  • in great form
  • MOTM candidate when he does well

Icardi (9m, Galatasaray)

  • key man for Galatasaray
  • on penalties
  • only 2 teams conceded more goals this Champions League season than Manchester United

Sikan (5.2m, Sachtar)

  • 3G + 3A for Sachtar in domestic league + 3G in Champions League this season
  • the main man for Sachtar
  • no team conceded more goals (14) than Antwerp this UCL season

Immobile (7.5m, Lazio)

  • Could be a differential for the fixture against Celtic, we will know whether he starts before the deadline
  • Only Antwerp conceded more goals this season than Celtic in UCL

Read more: Best Forwards to Pick in UCL Fantasy


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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