Fantasy Focus: Donovan gets his Goats

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And now he goes on bye/international duty!

With a total of 92 points, My Ferrari Soares soared to the top of the round's leaderboard. Landon Donovan (LA, $10.3M) wore the armband and scored 34 points with 2 goals and an assist. His Galaxy teammates Gyasi Zardes ($5.6M) and Robbie Keane ($11.2M) scored 14 and 11 points respectively -- Zardes with a goal and an assist, and Keane with 2 goals. Our old friend SGV Galaxy is back in the lead by just 1 point.

Positional Leaders

Goalkeepers

Three goalkeepers scored 9 points to tie for the positional lead -- Sean Johnson (CHI, $4.9M), Tally Hall (HOU, $6.0M) and Zac MacMath (PHI, $5.3M) who all earned clean sheets. DCU's Joe Willis ($4.9M) scored 3 points and earned a US Open Cup winners medal.

Defenders

Bakary Soumare (CHI, $4.2M) and Ike Opara (SKC, $4.4M) tied for the lead among defenders with 13 points, with each notching goals and clean sheets. Three defenders tied for third with 9 points -- Jermaine Taylor (HOU, $5.3M), Drew Moor (COL, $5.4M), and Jeff Parke (PHI, $4.9M). For United, just Daniel Woolard ($3.8M) and James Riley ($4.5M) earned 2 points and 1 point respectively, joining the other United defenders in leading the league in US Open Cup Final wins.

Midfielders

Landon Donovan's 17 points led all midfielders and all players overall. Portland's Will Johnson and Darlington Nagbe ($7.9M each) scored 13 and 11 points respectively, each assisting the other's goal. Ten United midfielders scored this week. Four of them -- Nick DeLeon ($7.4M), Perry Kitchen ($5.5M), Luis Silva ($6.7M) and Jared Jeffrey ($6.0M) scored 2 points, while the other six -- Chris Pontius ($8.1M), Dwayne De Rosario ($9.3M), LEWIS NEAL LEWIS NEAL ($5.2M), John Thorrington ($5.3M), Sainey Nyassi ($5.6M), and Collin Martin ($5.5M) scored 1 point each, and all ten are US Open Cup Champions. Nyassi and Kitchen were defenders.

Forwards

Gyassi Zardes's 14 points led the forwards. Deshorn Brown (COL, $5.7M) and Camilo (VAN, $8.6M) scored 12 points each. For D.C., just Conor Doyle ($6.1M) scored 1 point, and lifted the U.S. Open Cup.

Looking Ahead

Six teams are on bye this week (CHV, CLB, LA, NY, RSL, TOR), and just Seattle plays twice. Players like Landon Donovan, Graham Zusi, Javier Morales, and Eddie Johnson are out of action for byes or international break. If you got Philly guys in last week for Toronto, especially Zac MacMath and Jeff Parke, keep them in for United this week. Will Johnson is ramping up, with scores of 5, 9, and 13 points the last 3 games, and they play Seattle on Sunday. At forward, take a shot in the dark with Chicago's Juan Luis Anangono ($7.3M), who has Dallas this week and Toronto next week. And don't forget there are three Wednesday night games this week, so get your changes in.

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