DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks
DraftKings Fantasy Soccer: Wednesday UCL Picks

This article is part of our DraftKings Fantasy Soccer series.

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FORWARDS

Sergio Aguero, MCI v. TOT ($8,400): Aguero had a penalty attempt saved in the opening leg, a poor result that now has Manchester City behind 1-0 on aggregate back to the Etihad. And while they lost last week, they are big favorites Wednesday, which will only prompt people to ask the always annoying question of "how much Manchester City do I need?" Unfortunately, the answer is likely "a lot." Manchester City need one goal to force extra time and two to win outright, but they'll really need to push if Spurs somehow score first, as they'll need to score three to advance to the semi-final. With Man City needing to score, surely there is an expectation that Aguero, Raheem Sterling ($8,700), Leroy Sane ($8,100) and Riyad Mahrez ($7,500), depending on who starts, will be firing off shots whenever possible. Tottenham aren't likely to completely sit back all game, but holding City out of the net guarantees they go through. Depending on a counter goal from Son Heung-Min ($7,100) is not a horrible strategy, and it's probably more likely to happen than Fernando Llorente ($6,600) latching onto someone's cross, but for cash games the Man City options are very much the play; it's just a matter of finding enough value to allow multiple pieces of the attack to

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Andrew M. Laird
Andrew M. Laird, the 2017 and 2018 FSWA Soccer Writer of the Year, is RotoWire's Senior Soccer Editor and a fantasy football contributor. He is a seven-time FSWA finalist, including twice for the Football Writer of the Year Award.
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