Major League Soccer is the top football league in the US and has had high-profile players from overseas joining to boost the quality of the sport. Not so many sports fans have had an interest in soccer in the States but with the upcoming talent and continued participation in events like the World Cup, the sport has gained popularity. Ongoing matches are streamed and broadcasted live on television networks around the world as the enticing league is a source of great entertainment.
The Fantasy players of the soccer league are usually selected before the start of every league as users look to find the highest-rated players who would earn them points with every match played. At the goalkeeping position, you would be happy to grasp the services of Tim Melia of Kansas City would hold the top position with a whopping $6 million price tag if he is to be part of your fantasy team. A top keeper would need a strong defending duo and picks from various teams in the tournament could be considered in your selection.
Ali Adnan of Vancouver Whitecaps and Shea Salinas of San Jose Earthquakes are top center back defenders that will earn you points as they hold quite several clean sheets between them. For their services, you should be ready to part with a combined sum of $12 million as they guarantee a lion's share of defensive points you are likely to gather each game week. These two are the highest-ranked as per their real performances in the previous seasons. Due to a limited transfer budget, a fantasy fan could support the two with fairly cheaper full-backs to ensure they garner a couple of more points.
Alejandro Pozuelo of Toronto, Nico Lodeiro of Seattle Sounders, Anthony Kaye of Los Angeles, and of course, Jonathan Dos Santos of LA Galaxy would all fill the midfield positions of any serious fantasy league user. The four midfielders have an average of $11 million per player and it is costly to have all of them playing in the same lineup as the transfer sum is limited. Other utility players like Jake Yueill of San Jose could fill in where the money is a limitation. These are potential goalscorers and any can be given the captaincy of the team as the previous season's playmakers can gather huge points on matchday.
Consistent goalscorers are rare to find in the Major League Soccer and you should be very keen on whom to select as the forward players in your team. Since the departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Rooney, Carlos Vela of Los Angeles FC, Krisztian Nemeth of Kansas City Missouri, and Dom Dwyer of Orlando are good selections. The trio averages a staggering average of $12 million per striker making it almost impossible to sign even just two of them. A suitable formation that may not need more than two strikers could be considered as an experience fantasy league fanatic should be able to fill the bench with a great selection of utility players. The highest-rated players don't assure a win for you as each season comes with unpredictable talents.