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Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 2

Andrew M. Laird

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

The rankings below are for Gameweek 2 of the Premier League only, they are not meant to be used for season-long consideration. They were done with a concentration on standard season-long scoring, though they should be applicable to most daily formats as well.

If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to leave a comment below, or hit up our rankers on Twitter: Andrew M. Laird, Mike Gottlieb, Nick Pitner and Chris Mosinski.
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Gameweek 2 Positional Rankings

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Gameweek 2 Forwards
RankPlayerTeamOpponentPtsLairdGottliebPitnerMosinski
1 Harry Kane v. 72 Sergio Aguero Wayne Rooney Harry Kane Wayne Rooney
2 Christian Benteke v. 72 Wayne Rooney Christian Benteke Christian Benteke Christian Benteke
3 Sergio Aguero v. 67 Graziano Pelle Harry Kane Wayne Rooney Bafetimbi Gomis
4 Wayne Rooney at 67 Harry Kane Sergio Aguero Graziano Pelle Harry Kane
5 Graziano Pelle v. 64 Diego Costa Diego Costa Bafetimbi Gomis Graziano Pelle
6 Bafetimbi Gomis v. 62 Christian Benteke Olivier Giroud Sergio Aguero Sergio Aguero
7 Diego Costa at 60 Bafetimbi Gomis Bafetimbi Gomis Diego Costa Diego Costa
8 Olivier Giroud at 53 Olivier Giroud Graziano Pelle Olivier Giroud Jamie Vardy
9 Jamie Vardy at 34 Jamie Vardy Troy Deeney Saido Berahino Olivier Giroud
10 Troy Deeney v. 32 Saido Berahino Romelu Lukaku Mame Diouf Troy Deeney
11 Saido Berahino at 30 Mame Diouf Papiss Cisse Diafra Sakho Jay Rodriguez
12 Romelu Lukaku at 29 Troy Deeney Callum Wilson Jamie Vardy Shinji Okazaki
13 Mame Diouf at 28 Jermain Defoe Glenn Murray Odion Ighalo Diafra Sakho
14 Diafra Sakho v. 28 Romelu Lukaku Saido Berahino Romelu Lukaku Jermain Defoe
15 Jermain Defoe v. 23 Papiss Cisse Rickie Lambert Papiss Cisse Rickie Lambert
16 Papiss Cisse at 22 Diafra Sakho Diafra Sakho Jermain Defoe Glenn Murray
17 Callum Wilson at 17 Callum Wilson Mame Diouf Rudy Gestede Romelu Lukaku
18 Jay Rodriguez v. 16 Jay Rodriguez Jermain Defoe Jay Rodriguez Mame Diouf
19 Glenn Murray v. 15 Glenn Murray Jermain Lens Callum Wilson Callum Wilson
20 Rickie Lambert at 12 Jordan Ayew Cameron Jerome Cameron Jerome Rudy Gestede


Gameweek 2 Midfielders
RankPlayerTeamOpponentPtsLairdGottliebPitnerMosinski
1 Alexis Sanchez at 73 Alexis Sanchez Alexis Sanchez Philippe Coutinho Alexis Sanchez
2 Eden Hazard at 70 David Silva Eden Hazard Andre Ayew Memphis Depay
3 David Silva v. 67 Eden Hazard Yaya Toure Dimitri Payet Eden Hazard
4 Memphis Depay at 60 Dimitri Payet David Silva Christian Eriksen David Silva
5 Philippe Coutinho v. 54 Mesut Ozil Memphis Depay Sadio Mane Sadio Mane
6 Dimitri Payet v. 54 Yaya Toure Oscar Eden Hazard Dusan Tadic
7 Yaya Toure v. 53 Juan Mata Andre Ayew David Silva Yohan Cabaye
8 Sadio Mane v. 46 Memphis Depay Dimitri Payet Alexis Sanchez Philippe Coutinho
9 Andre Ayew v. 41 Dusan Tadic Theo Walcott Memphis Depay Juan Mata
10 Oscar at 34 Riyad Mahrez Philippe Coutinho Roberto Firmino Yaya Toure
11 Dusan Tadic v. 33 Philippe Coutinho Jason Puncheon Theo Walcott Oscar
12 Riyad Mahrez at 32 Oscar Georginio Wijnaldum Yaya Toure Jason Puncheon
13 Juan Mata at 29 Andre Ayew Sadio Mane Riyad Mahrez Riyad Mahrez
14 Theo Walcott at 23 Jason Puncheon Cesc Fabregas Gylfi Sigurdsson Cesc Fabregas
15 Mesut Ozil at 20 Sadio Mane Dusan Tadic Nacer Chadli Dimitri Payet
16 Georginio Wijnaldum at 20 Cesc Fabregas Riyad Mahrez Georginio Wijnaldum Etienne Capoue
17 Christian Eriksen v. 20 Georginio Wijnaldum James Milner Mesut Ozil Ross Barkley
18 Cesc Fabregas at 19 Santi Cazorla Christian Eriksen Juan Mata Nathan Redmond
19 Jason Puncheon v. 16 Yohan Cabaye Gylfi Sigurdsson Nathan Redmond Georginio Wijnaldum
20 Yohan Cabaye v. 16 Matt Ritchie Marc Albrighton Yannick Bolasie Theo Walcott


Gameweek 2 Defenders
RankPlayerTeamOpponentPtsLairdGottliebPitnerMosinski
1 Nathaniel Clyne v. 80 Nathaniel Clyne Nathaniel Clyne Nathaniel Clyne Nathaniel Clyne
2 Matteo Darmian at 74 Matteo Darmian Cedric Soares Matteo Darmian Miguel Layun
3 Cedric Soares v. 63 Cedric Soares Matteo Darmian Ashley Williams Matteo Darmian
4 Joe Gomez v. 50 Kyle Walker Joe Gomez Toby Alderweireld Nacho Monreal
5 Miguel Layun v. 49 Miguel Layun Aleksandar Kolarov Cedric Soares Martin Skrtel
6 Aleksandar Kolarov v. 48 Patrick van Aanholt Branislav Ivanovic Joe Gomez Chris Smalling
7 Kyle Walker v. 41 Joe Gomez Franck Tabanou Miguel Layun Per Mertesacker
8 Toby Alderweireld v. 40 Aleksandar Kolarov Luke Shaw Aaron Cresswell Ashley Williams
9 Branislav Ivanovic at 38 Branislav Ivanovic Toby Alderweireld Kyle Walker Kyle Walker
10 Luke Shaw at 38 Nacho Monreal Patrick van Aanholt Branislav Ivanovic Toby Alderweirld
11 Patrick van Aanholt v. 37 Daryl Janmaat Aaron Cresswell Aleksandar Kolarov Cedric Soares
12 Ashley Williams v. 33 Joleon Lescott Jeffrey Schlupp Luke Shaw Aleksandar Kolarov
13 Aaron Cresswell v. 32 Luke Shaw Matt Targett Joleon Lescott Luke Shaw
14 Nacho Monreal at 28 Aaron Cresswell Martin Skrtel Jose Fonte Patrick van Aanholt
15 Martin Skrtel v. 23 Pape Souare Chris Smalling Laurent Koscielny Pape Souare
16 Chris Smalling at 21 John Terry Seamus Coleman Vincent Kompany Matt Targett
17 Joleon Lescott at 19 Matt Targett Micah Richards Patrick van Aanholt Joe Gomez
18 Matt Targett v. 17 Mathieu Debuchy Darryl Janmaat Kyle Naughton Mathieu Debuchy
19 Daryl Janmaat at 14 Ashley Williams Carl Jenkinson Jeffrey Schlupp Aaron Cresswell
20 Per Mertesacker at 14 Seamus Coleman Joleon Lescott Daryl Janmaat Joleon Lescott


Gameweek 2 Goalkeepers
RankPlayerTeamOpponentPtsLairdGottliebPitnerMosinski
1 Simon Mignolet v. 40 Simon Mignolet Simon Mignolet Simon Mignolet Simon Mignolet
2 Sergio Romero at 34 Lukasz Fabianski Sergio Romero Lukasz Fabianksi Sergio Romero
3 Lukasz Fabianski v. 31 Sergio Romero Hugo Lloris Sergio Romero Petr Cech
4 Hugo Lloris v. 27 Hugo Lloris Lukasz Fabianski Hugo Lloris Gomes
5 Gomes v. 21 Gomes Gomes Petr Cech Lukasz Fabianski
6 Petr Cech at 21 Costel Pantilimon Boaz Myhill Martin Stekelenburg Hugo Lloris
7 Costel Pantilimon v. 15 Petr Cech Costel Pantilimon John Ruddy Maarten Stekelenburg
8 Maarten Stekelenburg v. 12 Maarten Stekelenburg Petr Cech Costel Pantilimon Costel Pantilimon
9 Boaz Myhill at 5 Joe Hart Kasper Schmeichel Adrian Gomes
10 John Ruddy at 4 Asmir Begovic Joe Hart Gomes Kasper Schmeichel