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FC Dallas 2021 Fantasy Preview

Previous Year Recap FC Dallas started the year with a victory over the future Supporters’ Shield champions, Philadelphia Union. From there, they missed out on the MLS is Back Tournament due to a Coronavirus outbreak within the team, sold two fan favorites, added two South Americans, and closed out the season in familiar fashion with a low seed and a …

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San Jose 2021 Fantasy Preview

Previous Year Recap 2020 was a very interesting year for the San Jose Earthquakes. Their form in the MLS Is Back Tournament showed promise for a decent MLS season, but resulted in arguably the weirdest team to make the playoffs. This defence had 4 games last season in which they conceded 5+ goals, their top scorer was off-the-bench legend Chris …

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Sporting Kansas City 2021 Fantasy Preview

Previous Year Recap 2020 was an interesting year for MLS and Sporting Kansas City. The team won their first two games by scoring 7 goals and allowing 1 before the Covid-19 Pandemic shut everything down. They appeared to be built to run away in the Western Conference, but found themselves in a battle. While Sporting finished first in the West, …

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Colorado Rapids 2021 Fantasy Preview

Previous Year Recap If you loved chaos and unpredictable narratives, the 2020 Colorado Rapids were for you. The Pids crashed out of the MLS is Back tournament after winning the first two games at the start of the year. They struggled when the regular season resumed in August but rounded into form with resolute defending, set pieces, and timely goals …

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LA Galaxy 2021 Fantasy Preview

Previous Year Recap The 2019-2020 season was a season to forget for the Los Angeles Galaxy as seemingly everything went wrong. The Galaxy finished in 10th place in the Western Conference and missed out on the playoffs. Several Galaxy players massively underperformed last season, but no one on this team—and maybe in the entire league—underperformed more than Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez, …

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Seattle Sounders 2021 Fantasy Preview

Previous Year Recap Dynamic #10. Clutch goal scoring striker. MVP candidate winger. Flashy wingbacks. The Seattle Sounders in 2020 were a snatch-and-grab for fantasy points. While they weren’t necessarily consistent, there were point possibilities for so many games last season. Some key players have left the team either to trade (Kelvin Leerdam), out of contract (Joevin Jones & Gustav Svensson) …

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Austin FC 2021 Fantasy Preview

Fantasy Expectations Heading into Austin FC’s inaugural season, my motto with respect to choosing black and verde players in fantasy is “wait and see.” We know that it takes time for expansion clubs to find their groove, and Los Verdes have a number of factors that make it difficult to predict how quickly they’ll succeed: a brand new group of …

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Draft Primer with Player Rankings: Forwards

Forwards Drafting forwards for MLS Fantasy is a difficult task. Overinvesting in boom or bust players can be a huge risk but getting players that score more often than the rest can be a massive benefit. With the right players, you raise your team’s floor given that you must play at least one forward every week. Getting the wrong player …

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Draft Primer with Player Rankings: Midfielders

Midfielders MLS Fantasy midfielders are the bread and butter of any squad. This is the bulk of where your points will come from and you can play 3-5 them under normal conditions. Midfielders generally have a higher point floor than other positions but may sacrifice some ceiling over forwards. You will never go wrong drafting the best midfielders early as …

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Draft Primer with Player Rankings: Defenders

Defenders Defenders in a draft style league are a weird conundrum. You must have them, but they do not always produce as much. Sometimes a defender is worth taking early because their floor is higher enough to justify beating out a midfielder, but normally these are the players you fill in at the end with whoever is available. Waiting will …

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Draft Primer with Player Rankings: Goalkeepers

Goalkeepers Goalkeepers are the position you have to draft, you really need two of them, but you don’t want invest anything. Even the best available goalkeepers aren’t enough better than the crowd to justify taking early. A select few names always rise to the top to be taken earliest, but this is a position to draft when you see everyone …

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MLSFI: 2021 Western Conference Preview

Reid, Michale, and Blayne are joined by Ashley Savage from Switch the Pitch to CELEBRATE the RETURN of the official MLS Fantasy Game. The show starts with a preview of what we know, touches on important housekeeping reminders, and identifies players to consider for each position while building your team (timestamp 30:30). #MLSFantasyIsBack Host & Co-Hosts Reid Connelly Blayne Riffle …

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