Women's World Cup: Wednesday DFS Breakdown
Women's World Cup: Wednesday DFS Breakdown

This article is part of our Daily Fantasy Soccer Cheat Sheet series.

Despite having just 42 percent possession against Norway last weekend, Nigeria still managed to equal them in shots (10), shots in the box (six) and corners (five) while doubling their five fouls drawn. Defender Ngozi Ebere ($4,100 on DraftKings) was their most productive fantasy scorer, finishing with 9.25 points thanks to nine crosses, three tackles won and a foul committed. Her high cross number was helped by five corners, a role she's expected to maintain against South Korea, who are favored after losing their opening match 4-0 to France. Asisat Oshoala continues to be a solid attacker for the Nigerians after taking three shots (one on goal) in their opener, and whileSouth Korea figure to have more possession, but Nigeria showed they can hang, at least in the peripheral stat department (they lost to Norway 3-0).

South Korea really had no chance against France in the opening match of the tournament, as they conceded 66 percent possession, were outshot 21-4 and out chanced 17-1. Needless to say, Wednesday's match should be a little easier, and they come in as +105 favorites. Forward Ji So-yun is the star of the side and likely the first place people who want South Korea exposure look. Lee Mi-Na is another exciting player, though there's speculation that if Ji and Lee start together, Ji will be forced to play a more defensive role. Then again, she'll still be responsible for their set pieces, so you probably shouldn't overthink that lineup situation, especially with South Korea

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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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