MLS Fantasy Rankings: Round 9
MLS Fantasy Rankings: Round 9

This article is part of our MLS Fantasy Rankings series.

The rankings below are for Round 9 of Major League Soccer only; they are not meant to be used for season-long consideration. They were done with a concentration on DFS scoring, including crosses.

If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to leave a comment below, or hit up our rankers on Twitter: JD Bazzo, Schuyler Redpath, Andrew Laird and Hesh Hambazaza.




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Round 9 Forwards
1 Sebastian Giovinco v. 80 Sebastian Giovinco Sebastian Giovinco Sebastian Giovinco Sebastian Giovinco
2 David Villa at 75 David Villa Kei Kamara David Villa David Villa
3 Didier Drogba at 70 Didier Drogba David Villa Didier Drogba Kei Kamara
4 Kei Kamara v. 69 Kei Kamara Didier Drogba Bradley Wright-Phillips Didier Drogba
5 Fanendo Adi at 60 Fanendo Adi Fabian Espindola Cyle Larin Fanendo Adi
6 Cyle Larin v. 60 Bradley Wright-Phillips Cyle Larin Kei Kamara Cyle Larin
7 Bradley Wright-Phillips at 59 Cyle Larin Fanendo Adi Fanendo Adi Bradley Wright-Phillips
8 Dom Dwyer at 43 Dom Dwyer Bradley Wright-Phillips Joao Plata Graham Zusi
9 Joao Plata at 43 Joao Plata Graham Zusi Fabian Espindola Dom Dwyer
10 Gyasi Zardes v. 43 Gyasi Zardes Chris Wondolowski Gyasi Zardes Gyasi Zardes
11 Graham Zusi at 40 Chris Wondolowski Gyasi Zardes Chris Wondolowski Joao Plata
12 Chris Wondolowski at 40 Fabian Espindola Dom Dwyer Dom Dwyer Chris Wondolowski
13 Fabian Espindola v. 37 Graham Zusi Joao Plata Juan Manuel Martinez Juan Manuel Martinez
14 Juan Manuel Martinez at 28 Maximiliano Urruti Maximiliano Urruti Graham Zusi Mike Grella
15 Maximiliano Urruti at 19 Juan Manuel Martinez Juan Manuel Martinez Luis Solignac Yura Movsisyan
16 Luis Solignac v. 16 Jordan Morris Luis Solignac Herculez Gomez Luis Solignac
17 Mike Grella at 14 Mike Grella Herculez Gomez Jordan Morris Maximiliano Urruti
18 Jordan Morris v. 11 Kevin Doyle Alvaro Saborio Mike Grella Juan Agudelo
19 Herculez Gomez v. 10 Alvaro Saborio Jordan Morris Will Bruin Alvaro Saborio
20 Alvaro Saborio v. 7 Juan Agudelo Jozy Altidore Maximiliano Urruti Herculez Gomez

Round 9 Midfielders
1 Diego Valeri at 77 Giovani Dos Santos Diego Valeri Giovani Dos Santos Javier Morales
2 Giovani Dos Santos v. 75 Diego Valeri Javier Morales Diego Valeri Diego Valeri
3 Javier Morales at 74 Javier Morales Kaka Sacha Kljestan Giovani Dos Santos
4 Sacha Kljestan at 66 Sacha Kljestan Giovani Dos Santos Javier Morales Kaka
5 Kaka v. 65 Kaka Lee Nguyen Mauro Diaz Sacha Kljestan
6 Mauro Diaz at 58 Mauro Diaz Sacha Kljestan Federico Higuain Lee Nguyen
7 Federico Higuain v. 56 Federico Higuain Mauro Diaz Kaka Federico Higuain
8 Lee Nguyen at 49 Benny Feilhaber Federico Higuain Shkelzen Gashi Mauro Diaz
9 Shkelzen Gashi v. 44 Ignacio Piatti Shkelzen Gashi Giles Barnes Clint Dempsey
10 Clint Dempsey v. 43 Shkelzen Gashi Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey Ignacio Piatti
11 Benny Feilhaber at 39 Giles Barnes Giles Barnes Lee Nguyen Cristian Maidana
12 Giles Barnes v. 39 Clint Dempsey Benny Feilhaber Ignacio Piatti Benny Feilhaber
13 Ignacio Piatti at 39 Lee Nguyen Lloyd Sam Benny Feilhaber Shkelzen Gashi
14 Jermaine Jones v. 19 Fabian Castillo Ignacio Piatti Jermaine Jones Giles Barnes
15 Lloyd Sam at 17 Cristian Techera Christian Bolanos Christian Techera Cristian Techera
16 Christian Bolanos v. 17 Christian Bolanos Jermaine Jones Lloyd Sam Christian Bolanos
17 Cristian Techera v. 16 Luciano Acosta Cristian Techera Lamar Neagle Jermaine Jones
18 Cristian Maidana v. 10 Jermaine Jones Luciano Acosta Andrea Pirlo Kevin Molino
19 Luciano Acosta v. 10 Lloyd Sam Kevin Molino Luciano Acosta Lloyd Sam
20 Fabian Castillo at 7 Kevin Molino Lamar Neagle Christian Bolanos Luciano Acosta

Round 9 Defenders
1 Taylor Kemp v. 78 Taylor Kemp Ronald Matarrita Ronald Matarrita Taylor Kemp
2 Ronald Matarrita at 77 Ronald Matarrita Taylor Kemp Taylor Kemp Harrison Afful
3 Harrison Afful v. 73 Harrison Afful Harrison Afful Harrison Afful Ronald Matarrita
4 Kemar Lawrence at 66 Mekeil Williams Tyrone Mears Kemar Lawrence Kemar Lawrence
5 Tyrone Mears v. 58 Kemar Lawrence Kemar Lawrence Rafael Ramos Tyrone Mears
6 Mekeil Williams v. 57 Brek Shea Rafael Ramos Tyrone Mears Mekeil Williams
7 Rafael Ramos v. 57 Ambroise Oyongo Joevin Jones Ambroise Oyongo Jordan Allen
8 Brek Shea v. 52 Rafael Ramos Mekeil Williams Brek Shea Rafael Ramos
9 Ambroise Oyongo at 48 Jordan Allen Brek Shea Mekeil Williams Brek Shea
10 Jordan Allen at 47 Joevin Jones Ambroise Oyongo Jordan Allen Joevin Jones
11 Joevin Jones v. 46 Tyrone Mears Jordan Allen Joevin Jones Waylon Francis
12 Steven Beitashour v. 27 Steven Beitashour Steven Beitashour Steven Beitashour Ambroise Oyongo
13 Robbie Rogers v. 24 Jalil Anibaba Waylon Francis Jalil Anibaba Jordan Harvey
14 Waylon Francis v. 23 Robbie Rogers Demar Phillips Robbie Rogers Amadou Dia
15 Jordan Harvey v. 19 Jordan Harvey Ike Opara Ryan Hollingshead Robbie Rogers
16 Jalil Anibaba v. 16 Amadou Dia Jordan Harvey Zarek Valentin Ike Opara
17 Ike Opara at 14 Ryan Hollingshead Robbie Rogers RJ Allen Demar Phillips
18 Amadou Dia at 12 Waylon Francis Sheanon Williams Ike Opara Laurent Ciman
19 Ryan Hollingshead at 11 Zarek Valentin Zarek Valentin Waylon Francis Saad Abdul-Salaam
20 Demar Phillips at 11 Laurent Ciman Saad Abdul-Salaam Laurent Ciman Ryan Hollingshead

Round 9 Goalkeepers
1 Stefan Frei v. 39 Stefan Frei Clint Irwin Stefan Frei Stefan Frei
2 Clint Irwin v. 26 Brian Rowe Stefan Frei Brian Rowe Steve Clark
3 Brian Rowe v. 25 Tim Melia Travis Worra Josh Saunders Luis Robles
4 David Ousted v. 18 Clint Irwin Brian Rowe Evan Bush Clint Irwin
5 Luis Robles at 17 Nick Rimando David Ousted Nick Rimando Travis Worra
6 Travis Worra v. 16 Josh Saunders Tyler Deric Luis Robles Tyler Deric
7 Nick Rimando at 15 David Ousted Luis Robles David Ousted David Ousted
8 Josh Saunders at 13 Jake Gleeson Steve Clark Jake Gleeson David Bingham
9 Steve Clark v. 12 Travis Worra Zac MacMath Clint Irwin Nick Rimando
10 Tyler Deric v. 10 David Bingham Nick Rimando Tim Melia Zac MacMath
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