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Third man of the match award helps make Newcastle player top Premier League Fantasy Football player of the week

3 years ago

A man of the match performance for Newcastle United against Cardiff has also helped Fabian Schar to be also the top Sky Sports Fantasy Football player of the week.

If you had the Swiss defender in your fantasy football team, his two goals and contribution to a clean sheet helped supply 26 points.

This was the joint highest with Diego Jota who scored a hat-trick for Wolves in their dramatic 4-3 win over Leicester.

However, Fabian Schar was also the cheapest player in the entire top Premier League 11 highest points winners this weekend.

Rafa Benitez having to try and rely on bargain/budget buys in the real world as well.

Ironically, Schar’s fantasy football value (£6.9m) is twice what he actually cost last summer when recruited from Deportivo.

Sky Sports Fantasy Football team of the week and write up on Fabian Schar:

Tom Heaton (Burnley) – £6.8m: 14 points

Danilo (Man City) – £8.4m – 19 points

Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) – £8.5m – 19 points

Fabian Schar (Newcastle United) – £6.9m: 26 points

James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) – £8.3m: 13 points

Jordan Henderson (Liverpool) – £9.3m: 12 points

Harry Winks (Tottenham)- £7.1m: 16 points

Leroy Sane (Man City) – £10.3m: 16 points

Diogo Jota (Wolves)  – £8.3m: 26 points

Callum Wilson (Bournemouth) – £9.7m: 12 points

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – £12.9m: 12 points

Fabian Schar (Newcastle United) – £6.9m: 26 points

“The cheapest player in this Team of the Week has the highest amount of points, alongside Diogo Jota, indicating how well Schar performed at the weekend.

“The Swiss defender claimed a brace in Newcastle’s win over Cardiff, keeping a clean sheet and claiming the MOTM award – his third one of the season.”


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