There is a new leader of our Fantasy Premier League Draft league of fantasy football experts from the UK and US.
|Sutherns Comfort (UK)||63||64||10 Huddersfield Lane (US)|
|Andy's Allstars (UK)||46||47||Get on the Snake (US)|
|Jonty’s XI (UK)||39||40||Sean's Super Subs (US)|
|Woody Allen (UK)||47||44||Rotoworld_PL (US)|
Paul McKinnon's Woody Allen line-up flew the flag for the UK as their only victorious team.
We caught up with his progress ahead of Gameweek 6.
Squad: Courtois, Gomez; Valencia, B Davies, Otamendi, Cahill, Maguire; Sanchez, Sane, Choupo-Moting, Wijnaldum, Knockaert; Firmino, King, Joselu
Starting off as the last manager to pick in our eight-man draft league certainly influenced my tactics for squad selection.
With a number of my watchlist forwards snapped up by others, I chose to focus on building from the back.
So far, it has paid off.
Up front, it’s another matter.
Aside from Roberto Firmino, my other two forwards have scored one goal between them.
With the pool of free agent striker options so limited, when it comes to freshening up my XI, I’m more inclined to look at midfield.
This can be an effective tactic.
It means that I can operate with a 3-4-3 formation and change my fourth midfielder with free agents and waivers according to fixture difficulty.
But heading into Gameweek 6, I’m hoping that Alexis Sanchez – my first pick of the draft – could now be the ace up my sleeve.
So far, he’s yet to start a league match for Arsenal and earned me four points.
With Danny Welbeck now injured ahead of some favourable fixtures over the next five Gameweeks, I’m banking on the Chilean to cement a starting role and boost my flagging attack.