The Scout assesses the sides with the most favourable opening schedules in 2022/23 Fantasy Premier League.
The Blues have an extended run of kind fixtures from the start of 2022/23, which lifts their prospects of points at both ends of the pitch.
|1||EVE (A)||5||SOU (A)||9||CRY (A)|
|2||TOT (H)||6||WHU (H)||10||WOL (H)|
|3||LEE (A)||7||FUL (A)||11||AVL (A)|
|4||LEI (H)||8||LIV (H)||12||BRE (A)|
Few defenders in Fantasy are capable of matching James for huge hauls.
Limited to just 22 starts due to injury last term, the versatile Chelsea player still managed six double-figure returns.
Indeed, he produced 18+ points on three occasions, a feat that Trent Alexander-Arnold, the top-scoring defender, failed to achieve once.
Five goals and nine assists underline James’ huge attacking potential playing as a right wing-back.
As witnessed late last season, though, he may feature as a centre-back on occasion as Tuchel attempts to prevent the 22-year-old from further injuries.
The 25-year-old could emerge as the go-to Chelsea defender in 2022/23 Fantasy.
Chilwell was a huge success at both ends of the pitch before being sidelined through injury.
He combined three goals and an assist with four clean sheets and five bonus points in his six starts, amassing 54 points.
Chilwell looks set to reclaim the role as the Blues’ first-choice left wing-back, offering managers many routes to returns in Fantasy.
The midfielder produced 11 goals and 11 assists to claim his career-high haul of 169 points.
That was also more than any other Chelsea attacker, with Kai Havertz his nearest challenger on 112 points.
The underlying numbers show Mount’s major influence on the Blues in 2021/22.
Third fixture of 22/23: Leeds!— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) June 18, 2022
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His 76 shots, 28 shots on target, 58 key passes and 10 big chances created all ranked top for Chelsea.
That all-round attacking potential looks set to help Mount enjoy a strong start to the new season.