Money don’t buy you points. Indeed, while attacking players cost the big bucks, defenders have been excelling in the McDonald’s FIFA World Cup™ Fantasy.
Round 5’s two biggest stars were Raphael Varane (€6m) and Harry Maguire (€4.9m), who returned 12 and 11 points respectively.
That’s not to say that the expensive signings didn’t produce. Antoine Griezmann (€10m), Dele Alli (€8.9m) and Kevin De Bruyne (€9.8m) seized nine, eight and seven points each.
For their part, Yerry Mina, Yerry Mina (32), Andreas Granqvist (31) and Philippe Coutinho (28) – among the frontrunners on the players’ leaderbaord – were eliminated from Russia 2018.