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Fantasy Focus: Just Nguyen Baby

That was somewhat unexpected.

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The lot of teams with double games this round was particularly helpful to a lot of teams this week, as scores all over the place were 80 and above. At the top of that list was Eagles Screaming with 105 points, led by a two D.C. United players. Bill Hamid ($5.0) earned a clean sheet and 16 points, while Bobby Boswell ($8.7) wore the armband and earned a clean sheet of his own and 16 points. Backing them up was the duo of Javier Morales (RSL, $11.3) and Bradley Wright-Phillips (NY, $8.8), each with 12 points, Morales with a goal and Wright-Phillips a goal and an assist. In It Toux Wynne It, as ever, is your overall leader.

Positional Leaders


Bill Hamid's 16 points led all goalkeepers. Nick Rimando (RSL, $6.1) earned a clean sheet and 12 points, while both of Sean Johnson (CHI, $5.1) and Bobby Shuttleworth (NE, $4.8) earned a clean sheet and 11 points.


RSL's Chris Wingert ($6.9) led all defenders with 15 points with two assists. DC's Sean Franklin ($7.2) contributed a clean sheet and an assist for 13 points, while Jose Goncalves (NE, $9.1) had a clean sheet and 12 points. Of the remaining DC defenders, Steve Birnbaum ($4.6) had 9 points, Chris Korb ($5.9) had 5, and Taylor Kemp ($4.7) had 2.


Lee Nguyen (NE, $8.6) led all midfielders and all players with 19 points on the strength of two goals and an assist. Teammate Kelyn Rowe ($8.0) contributed a goal and 15 points, and Dax McCarty (NY, $7.5) scored a goal and equaled Javier Morales's 12 points. United midfielders were led by Chris Rolfe ($7.1) and Perry Kitchen ($6.4), each with 10 points, followed by Nick DeLeon ($6.8) with 8 points, Luis Silva ($7.2) with 7 points, Davy Arnaud ($6.3) with 5, Lewis Neal ($5.3) with 4, and both Jared Jeffrey ($6.8) and Collin Martin ($5.3) had 1.


Robbie Keane's (LA, $11.2) two goals and an assist earned him 15 points and the lead among forwards. Bradley Wright-Phillips's 12 points were equaled by teammate Thierry Henry ($10.7), who scored one goal. For DCU, Eddie Johnson ($9.3) led with 10 points, and Conor Doyle (6.2) earned 1.

Looking Ahead

New England is on bye, and everyone else plays once. Keep an eye on the injury report, and go with Steve Clark (CLB, $5.4) in goal at home against Toronto if Jermain Defoe is out any further than the All Star Game. In the back, have a look at Seattle's Jalil Anibaba ($6.5) as they host Houston. For midfielders, Diego Valeri (POR, $10.1) is really hot right now, with 27 points over his last three matches. At forward, Joao Plata (RSL, $7.7) has three goals and an assist in his last four appearances, as he faces DCU at home.

Everyone's Adding: G - Jaime Penedo (LA, $5.6, +133), D - Dan Gargan (LA, $6.6, +318), M - Gyasi Zardes (LA, $6.9, +550), F - Robbie Keane (LA, $11.2, +788)

Everyone's Dropping: G - Zac MacMath (PHI, $5.1, -101), D - Andrew Farrell (NE, $7.2, -149), M - Dillon Powers (COL, $8.3, -251), F - Jermain Defoe (TOR, $11.3, -765)